I know this is a weird question, but I was thinking that it usually feels quieter outside when it's snowing very heavily, is there a scientific explanation to this? Like is the snow in the air preventing sound from carrying
John Biggs / TechCrunch:Wireless beacon startup Estimote raises $3.1M, hires Steve Cheney as SVP, Business Operations — iBeacon Pioneers Estimote Raise $3.1M Seed Round — Jakub Krzych, founder of Estimote,
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:Glassdoor: Twitter dethrones Facebook as the best tech company to work for, ending three-year streak — Career website Glassdoor today released its sixth annual Employees
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:Google Makes Creating Online Exhibitions Easy For Anyone With Google Open Gallery — Google has been working with museums to populate its Google Cultural Institute, an online
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:Vuzix develops Google Glass-like smart glasses — but with superior optics and standard eyeframes — Vuzix says it has superior optics for augmented reality glasses. The M2000AR
The Switch:NSA uses Google cookies to pinpoint targets for hacking — The National Security Agency is secretly piggybacking on the tools that enable Internet advertisers to track consumers, using “cookies”
Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD:Stealth Networking Startup VIPtela Raises $33 Million From Sequoia — Theres a new stealth mode company to start watching in the software-defined networking space, and it is
Jonathan Mayer / Web Policy:Three hops from one phone number may let NSA analyze sizable proportion of US phone records — MetaPhone: The NSA Three-Hop — Co-authored with Patrick Mutchler. — MetaPhone is a crowdsourced
As the worlds more than 2 billion Christians -- one-third of the global population -- prepare to celebrate Christmas, a major conference in Rome will explore the myths and realities of global Christian persecution. Not far from the catacombs where the
THIS year it was all about less is more on the red carpet - less clothing is more attention that is.Side boob, backsides and extreme cleavage were all on show as stars stepped out hoping for the shock factor.
As President Obama laments Americas growing income inequality, a new government report shows the futility of his calls for ever-more wealth redistribution. To deflect attention from ObamaCares failures, the president this month trotted out his income inequality chest …
Lane College students Phillip Dowlen, 19, and Terrance Becton, 20, will be arraigned Wednesday morning after being arrested in connection with an early Tuesday morning robbery of another Lane student inside a Lane dormitory.
The federal government stepped up its sales pitch for new pipelines to the B.C. coast last week, as it prepares for the imminent release of the federal review panels report on the feasibility of the Enbridge Northern Gateway project.
It was vacation time on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills . The women headed off on a trip to Palm Springs and they didnt forget to pack plenty of drama! Brandi Glanville brought more than her share, especially
Insulin, enteroglucagon, neurotensin, gastric inhibitory polypeptide , and motilin have been measured in plasma during an oral glucose test in 76 patients before or after different upper gastrointestinal operations for peptic ulceration.
Immanuel Underwood, 21, and Raphael Alexis Howell, 28, were arrested for robbing someone in the area of Jodi Drive on Dec. 4. While investigating this separate robbery, officers found evidence of Underwoods involvement in the Dec. 1 Kentucky Fried Chicken
The results of a recent study using data from a dating app revealed certain racial preferences when it comes to online dating-- in particular, that men of all races (except for Asian) preferred Asian women. A tumblr site provides a
I view tattooing as a bit like scratching away the surface and kind of revealing whats really under you. If somebodys getting tattooed quite a lot it does give you an insight into whats going on inside them, I believe.
In 1972, National Lampoon expanded into recorded comedy with Radio Dinner. The album was largely a star turn for a young NatLamp contributor named Christopher Guest; when the magazine followed up on Radio Dinners success by sponsoring an off-Broadway satirical
The Men Who Leaked The Secrets To the likes of Brooks, Snowden was a disconcerting mystery; Glenn Greenwald, though, got him right away. He had no power, no prestige, he grew up in a lower-middle-class family, totally obscure, totally ordinary,
Roger Angell is the greatest of all baseball writers. Today, the game has recognized the fact. This July, along with Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, and Tony La Russa, Roger will be celebrated in Cooperstown, New York, the site of the
Demand Media, once valued higher than the New York Times, is seeing a rapid decrease in profits because of Google changing its search algorithms. Does this mean the beginning of the end for content farms?
The Electric Mayhem (previously) perform Can You Picture That (SLYT) Fun fact: The song was co-written by Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher, who also were responsible for The Rainbow Connection. (via BoingBoing)
A Bar Above presents 25 freely available classic bartending books providing a wealth of drinks (and otherwise fascinating information) to liven up your holiday season. These are hosted on Googles Play service, so a Google account might be necessary to
Martyn Ashton gets a little help from his friends to finish Bike Party 2 Earlier this year, Martyn Ashton, one of the fathers of trials riding, sustained life changing injuries (Previously). He is currently paralyzed from the waist down. When
Do you like obsessively cataloged information? Do you like abandoned, semi-abandoned, and/or semi-repopulated ghost towns? Do you like amazingly poor web design? Then you will love ghosttowns.com, an exhaustive collection of thousands of ghost towns in the US and Canada.