So, the smell during/after a summer shower is by far my favorite scent. From what I understand, it comes from a combination of scents called petrichor and geosmin. Is there any way to produce that smell artifically? Thanks! Edit: The
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ProPublica:Weibo IPO Reveals a Company Struggling With Censorship — Starting yesterday, investors can purchase shares of Weibo, sometimes called “Chinas Twitter,” on NASDAQ. The companys regulatory filing with the SEC
Dorinda Elliott / Fast Company:Tencent: the Chinese internet giant founded by Ma “Pony” Huateng guns for global expansion — Tencent: The Secretive, Chinese Tech Giant That Can Rival Facebook and Amazon — Chinas most powerful
I agree more with Glenn more now, than when he was with Fox (up to 57% from 40%:) Personally Im not sure about Bundy, but will wait awhile before passing judgment. People have had similar issues before and won,
Getting diagnosed with cancer is painful but not as much as dealing with its treatment. Out of every type of cancer, lung cancer claims more lives each year. It is a type of cancer that begins in the Lung tissues.
Chinabase Machinery is a group of manufacturing facilities, offering one-stop solution for mechanical power transmission products in China. We can supply a full-range of power transmission products, such as chains, sprockets and plate wheels, pulleys, gearboxes, motors, couplings …
Four children were injured in a drive-by shooting Sunday night in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.They were shot near 66th and Michigan about 7:40 p.m., said Verdi Allen, a Chicago Fire Department spokeswoman.An 11-year-old girl in
Rubin Hurricane Carter, the boxer imprisoned 19 years for a crime he did not commit and whose plight became a rallying point for racial inequality - as well as a Bob Dylan song and a movie starring Denzel Washington -
A shootout took place Sunday at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, which the insurgents and the Ukrainian police said left one person dead and others hospitalized with gunshot wounds.
On April 16, the New York Daily News announced they were wading into the carriage horse fight full-force, launching a campaign to save the citys beloved carriage horses, as an editorial published that day put it.
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Easter is the most famous movable feast in our calendar. Its date appears to change unpredictably from year to year, and different branches of Christianity disagree on when exactly it should be marked. In some years, like 2014, western Christians
Its a very exciting night for us, because its not just the première of the film, it is the worldwide release date. - Joss Whedons new film, In Your Eyes celebrated its global premiere and release simultaneously tonight. The Dissolve
#PostModem is a comedic satirical sci-fi pop-musical based on the theories of Ray Kurzweil and other futurists. Its the story of two Miami girls and how they deal with the technological singularity, as told through as series of cinematic tweets.
When the 20th anniversary of Earth Day rolled around in 1990, there was a desire to mark the occasion in a big way in order to teach a new generation about the environment. The celebration went global with events in
The hottest poker room in the US is at Maryland Live, a casino just Southwest of Baltimore. The reason is that the poker rooms are well stocked with fish, amateurs that regularly lose large sums at poker, but keep coming
After being separated from her long time companion, who was sent to another zoo in China, Sijia the panda started showing worrying signs of depression. So the staff at Yunnan Safari Park decided to make things a bit more fun
OMEGA - A Stop Motion Animated Short. The mechanical life form Ohm inhabits a bleak and devastated planet. The thousands of mechanical creatures of this world share a single cycle of energy. In this cycle, Ohm is a rogue element.
The trailer for the 2012 documentary The Raw and the Cooked stands alone as a work of art, by capturing perfectly the best scenes from this beautiful film. Created by German filmmaker Monika Treut. Background.
Singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester passed away at his Virginia home on April 11 after a battle with cancer. Born and raised in the US South, Winchester brought his incredible talents north to Quebecs Eastern Townships in 1967 as a conscientious objector
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In the wake of the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability, several OpenBSD developers have embarked on a major cleanup (and eventual security audit) of OpenSSL. OpenSSL Valhalla Rampage collects the funnier and snarkier comments made by the OpenBSD developers during this process,
Heres 42 minutes and 27 glorious seconds of audio sound effects from Warner Bros. cartoons. And, should you want more (and of course you do), heres one hour and 17 seconds worth from Hanna Barbera studios.