While our phones seem to be growing smarter, most of their technology has been around for decades. Take your contacts, for example, which is really a digitized version of your Rolodex. The things we use Google Search to find today used to discovered with a simple 4-1-1 call. Most of our coveted social apps could… Continue reading The Vintage Smartphone [COMIC]
Google has joined the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health, the company announced on its Research Blog today. In an effort to help healthcare providers and others analyze the huge volumes of genomic information available today, Google is proposing one Web-based API for importing, processing, storing and searching genomic data at scale. Google is also… Continue reading Google Wants the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health to Take Advantage of Its Cloud Services
At the SPCA of Wake County in Raleigh, North Carolina, pit bulls suffer from lower adoption rates and have to be put down more often than other breeds of dogs. This can be attributed to a negative perception of pit bulls that’s derived from their strong physiques and genetic fighting ability. Pit bulls aren’t as… Continue reading Animal Rescue Shelter Creates Adorable Personal Ads for Pit Bulls
After Microsoft acquired Nokia a few months ago, tech enthusiasts have been expecting Nokia to release a new wave of smartphones. What no one expected, though, is that Nokia’s new line of phones wouldn’t be built on Windows Mobile, but on Google’s Android instead. At the Mobile World Congress, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop unveiled three… Continue reading Nokia Unveils Low-Cost Android Phones for Emerging Markets
British surveillance organization GCHQ collected high volumes of webcam imagery from Yahoo chat users between 2008 and 2012, up to 11% of which included sexually explicit content.
Creator of the beloved Calvin and Hobbes cartoon strip, Bill Watterson, has come out of his 19-year hibernation with a new comic. The clever piece features a print cartoonist humorously scared out of his clothes when he reads that newspapers are going out of print, while his tablet-holding dog looks on in wonderment. The comic… Continue reading ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Creator Publishes First Cartoon in 19 Years for ‘Stripped’ Documentary
When the path to your life goals is long and unpredictable, it can be easy to become a spectator of your own life. We grow comfortable with the status quo and refuse to make any big changes or take on new challenges. Nevertheless, unless you try to achieve your goals you’ll end your life dreaming… Continue reading 10 Radical GIFs that Will Inspire You to Live Life to Its Fullest
If you’re watching your weight or your sugar intake and think a little Starbucks won’t do you any harm, think again. These delicious mocha drinks and Frappuccinos are loaded with sugar and calories! A peppermint white chocolate mocha, for example, contains 520 calories, the equivalent of 3.7 cans of Coca-Cola. To demonstrate just how heavy… Continue reading How Many Calories are in a Drink from Starbucks?