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Who's in that picture? The Library of Congress needs your help

Dec 8, 2010
The Library of Congress has a bunch of photographs and they need your help identifying who's in them. You're not going to know any of the subjects personally, though. The photos, all portraits, were taken during the American Civil War and while some of them have part of a name or perhaps a location on them, most are mysteries.
Posted In: Science

The Comcast/Level 3 dispute thickens

Dec 2, 2010
Here's what Comcast has to say about Level 3 jumping into the business of delivering Netflix streaming traffic....
Posted In: Comcast, Entertainment, level 3, netflix, Science

Going Green in Arabia

Dec 1, 2010
Green energy in the oil-heavy Middle East may seem like an oxymoron, but when a natural resource can only go so far, green technology finds its way...
Posted In: abu dhabi, manufacturing, masdar institute, renewable energy, Science, sustainable design, world

It's here: social media for toddlers

Nov 29, 2010
Researchers have figured out a way to get kids more connected. They've turned an ordinary shape sorter box into a communication device called an...
Posted In: babyfacebook, Science, social media, sorrow

Defense Department invests in flying snake research

Nov 23, 2010
At least five species of snake from the genus Chrysolopea in Asia are able to fly. Sort of....
Posted In: DARPA, flying snakes, government, military, Science

Oh and also scientists may have begun to unlock the secrets of the formation of the universe

Nov 19, 2010
Not as important as a new iPad, I know, but we do what we can. Scientists at Cern, the nuclear research facility in Europe, are the first to have...
Posted In: antimatter, cern, Science, whoa, world

New research on Stuxnet shows it was likely meant to disrupt nuclear facility

Nov 16, 2010
In an updated version of its analysis of the Stuxnet worm that caused major problems for Iran's nuclear plant earlier this year, Symantec finds...
Posted In: Iran, malware, Science, stuxnet, world, worm

Kinect 3D camera hack will make your brain all twisty.

Nov 15, 2010
Kinect hacked into 3D camera...
Posted In: games, kinect, Microsoft, Science, xbox 360

Kitty research could offer insight to Gulf oil spill cleanup

Nov 12, 2010
Have you ever watched your kitty drink her milk, and wondered, "How does that work?" A team of scientists asked that question, and the answer could hold the key to clean-up efforts in the Gulf.
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