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... Busy Bee’s New London Cries (1852) is a lovely example of the genre, both for its lively illustrations and the wonderful pitches it records (and also for the reminder of all the professions that have been ...
Friday, 22 February 2019
2. A pull-out bed made of accordioning paper
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
Pro Idee's £369 Paper Bed is made of folds of rigid paper that collapse to a narrow sliver and then expand to 200cm length when needed; the materials are lightweight (total weight, 14.5k) and it ...
Friday, 22 February 2019
Last year while I was on tour in Australia with my novel Walkaway, I sat down for an interview with legal scholar Rebecca Giblin (previously), whose Authors' Interest project studies how we would craft ...
Thursday, 21 February 2019
... In fact, the poles and wires that deliver power to our homes are the same ones that deliver power to the grid. Solar customers are not given special or different wires and using the grid in both directions ...
Thursday, 21 February 2019
... effort. “The TRUE Fees Act would address the out-of-control fee problem in the telecommunications marketplace and deliver much-needed transparency for cable and internet providers’ unnecessarily-complicated ...
Thursday, 21 February 2019
6. Toxic Mooseculinity
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... it's knocked out or once it's dead, you've got a live moose that won the fight, but the other moose is dragging you down into the water." I've already made a joke of it, but there's a weird power to Webster's ...
Thursday, 21 February 2019
... have been known to live. Read the rest Read all  ...
Thursday, 21 February 2019
... part of our livelihood has been taken away. Please help us by discussing this (tweeting and posting) if possible. We need to be heard by YouTube. It's a risk for the piano and synthesia community as we ...
Friday, 15 February 2019
A bill to repeal Wyoming's death penalty law has failed in the state senate, thanks, in part, to the vote of Sen. Lynn Hutchings [R-Cheyenne, contact details], who said, "The greatest man who ever lived ...
Friday, 15 February 2019
... their replies, and tabulated the findings, producing a league table of the journals that do the most to live up to their commitments to good statistical practice. They also analyzed the reasons that journals ...
Friday, 15 February 2019
11. The WPA's horseback librarians
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During the 1930s, the WPA sponsored horseback librarians -- all women -- to visit rural Americans, bringing them books; the librarians were only allowed to make deliveries in counties that had existing ...
Monday, 11 February 2019
... of time drying them a sheet at a time, then filing them in cabinets. It gave me pause. Was I going to have to live with ever-growing stacks of paper files that took up space, were hard to search through, ...
Monday, 11 February 2019
... wood design and delivers immersive 360-degree sound. While most speakers are directional, the Fi20 radiates music in every direction, providing a room filling and … The Fluance Fi20 portable wireless ...
Sunday, 10 February 2019
Working in an office cubicle can be a bit drab and I’m always looking for ways to liven it up a bit. The EcoQube Air does just that by providing a desktop greenhouse for you to grow and maintain your favorite ...
Sunday, 10 February 2019
... involved in delivering Model 3 units to North Am... Read all  ...
Sunday, 10 February 2019
Amazon isn't giving up on live shopping streams just because its first attempt fell flat. The internet giant recently launched Amazon Live, a streaming channel with a much larger scope. Where the ...
Friday, 08 February 2019
"Under what circumstances and to what extent would adults be willing to sacrifice robots to save human lives?" That was the question posed by researchers at Radboud University in Nijmegen in the Netherlands ...
Friday, 08 February 2019
NEWS – Have you ever tried to video chat with someone, post live on Facebook or shoot a vlog, only to find that the video is muddy and dull because there simply wasn’t enough ambient light? Lume Cube, ...
Friday, 08 February 2019
... deliveries, promises contract drivers a base pay be... Read all  ...
Friday, 08 February 2019
20. Germany just deleted Facebook
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... arguing that Facebook has inserted itself into the social lives of Germans in such a way that failing to use it amounts to opting out of large slices of civic life, and thus the take-it-or-leave-it privacy ...
Friday, 08 February 2019
Amazon sometimes dipped into tips earned by contracted delivery drivers for its 'Flex' service to cover the base pay they'd been promised, a Los Angeles Times review of emails and receipts shows. They're ...
Friday, 08 February 2019
22. Syringe-pill injects you on the inside
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... Traverso, a gastroenterologist and biomedical engineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and MIT. "An ingestible self-orienting system for oral delivery of macromolecules" (Science) Read the ...
Thursday, 07 February 2019
Amazon is clearly interested in autonomy between its delivery drone project and Scout robots, but it's taking that commitment one step further. The tech giant has participated in a $530 million investment ...
Thursday, 07 February 2019
24. A book of experiments to astonish yourself
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... people sometimes have when they wake up and it is still dark. Yesterday I woke up in a motel room and I didn't know where I was, who I was, how old I was, what kind of work I did, or where I lived. I felt ...
Thursday, 07 February 2019
For those whose food cravings can only be sated by Taco Bell's "unique" brand of "Mexican" dishes, we have some good news: the chain is now offering delivery across the US through ...
Thursday, 07 February 2019