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Computer vision startup Jetpac, which specialized in categorizing Instagram images from vacation destinations, has released an iOS software development kit and app based on a popular deep learning architecture....
From: GigaOm | By: Derrick Harris | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The United Nations recently released another in its series of reports on climate change. This one tries to put a price tag on what we need to do over the next 15-20 years to stop the global mercury from rising.
From: Huffington Post | By: John Feffer | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A Silicon Valley startup run by old-school technologists has invented an energy storage device that could take an entire neighborhood off the grid. ...
From: The Atlantic | By: Todd Woody | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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When I first started going to China for work a few years ago, I got into the whole Weibo thing for a while, updating in my pidgin Chinese and generally being very “Yay China!” about everything.  Then the few comments (and I don’t have a sizeable...
From: Style Bubble | By: stylebubble | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Tim Cook showed up to Wednesday’s Apple earnings call more or less bearing Champagne and roses for his company’s investors. Aside from solid revenue growth and iPhone sales, the company said that it would fatten up its dividend and increase its stock...
From: Slate | By: Jordan Weissmann | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson parlayed a $1 million investment in Hotmail to a $400 million payout. Now Jurvetson sits on the boards of Tesla and SpaceX and believes human's will travel to Mars in 20 years....
From: VentureBeat | By: Richard Byrne Reilly | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The following post was brought to you by HowAboutWe, a dating site for married people. And also single people. But I am a married person so I took advantage of the married person portion of the website. (HowAboutWe hand selects/plans awesome dates/adventures/experiences...
From: Girl's Gone Child | By: GIRL'S GONE CHILD | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Any discussion of Bethany Mota, 18, social media goddess and ascendant fashion icon, needs to begin with her metrics. Mota’s most popular YouTube channel has more than 4.8 million subscribers — more than Lady Gaga’s. As of this writing, upward...
From: Business Insider | By: Alex Halperin | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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When the Crawford family was recruited to help Michelle Obama grow her vegetable garden, they got a close look at the frustrations and thrills of politics....
From: The Atlantic | By: Arlo Crawford | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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“It defies all logic that Ohio lawmakers would be tempted to do away with this kind of success.”The post Ohio’s Clean Energy Programs Save Customers $2 For Every $1 They Spend appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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When climate deniers can't get elected, the entire debate changes.The post The Weird And Wondrous Politics Of Climate Change In Massachusetts appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Sponsored Post: A white paper on water use in the global production of cement and concrete finds that a savings of two billion tons of water per year could be realized with the adoption of a patented process developed by Solidia Technologies®......
From: VentureBeat | By: Business Wire | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Growth is great, but not if it gets away from you. Here's how to prep yourself for the long haul.Pacing is tough for any startup. Usually the problem is getting things moving quickly enough. But you can run into a different pacing problem when things...
From: Inc Magazine | By: Erik Sherman | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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There are many signs today that we may be in the early stages of a new mass extinction. The climate is changing very rapidly, plus we're seeing an extraordinary number of extinctions among land animals.
From: Huffington Post | By: Annalee Newitz | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Corn stover, or the stuff left over when a corn crop is harvested, has become a popular source of biofuel, partly because it doesn’t affect the food supply the way that corn or sugar-based ethanol does. Unfortunately, this type of fuel may actually...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Despite the Energy Department’s latest rah-rah report embracing an ” ‘all of the above’ energy strategy,’ battery-electric cars will continue to dominate federal mandates curbing carbon emissions from the nation’s vehicle fleet. Automakers...
From: Car and Driver | By: Clifford Atiyeh | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Clean energy resources, like wind, solar, and energy efficiency, have certain key advantages over traditional, fossil fuel-based resources: they don’t require expensive, polluting fuels or large capital investment, consume little to no water, generate...
From: Clean Techies | By: CleanTechies Guest Author | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Press releases from our State Senator and Representative that I've been piling up.
From: My Southborough | By: beth | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The big environmental argument for nuclear energy: Its carbon emissions are the lowest among major power sources.
From: CNBC | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The treatment of citizens by the government should not depend on how nice they are.
From: Human Events | By: John Hayward | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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At nearly 8 months pregnant, we’re guessing the singer isn’t cracking open a bottle of wine for her 32nd birthday - but virgin sangria is fair game
From: People | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Wind turbines are rarely designed for cities-they are loud, affect views, and buildings tend to block the winds anyway. Eager to find an aesthetically-pleasing solution for harvesting wind energy in urban environments, TU Delf student Murtada Alkabi...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lidija Grozdanic | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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More than half of the added capacity comes from home and business owners -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...
From: Scientific American | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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It's California’s latest spending rush--and this time it involves carbon. For years, the Wall Street Journal has been reporting that cap and trade's real purpose was to create another revenue stream for politicians while dodging accountability for...
From: Free Republic | By: Breitbart | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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More than half of the added capacity comes from home and business owners -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...
From: Scientific American | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Designing with a nautical theme can be a tricky business. But in the case of the Apelle house in Karis, in southern Finland, the reference is acceptable. By using locally sourced spruce in a small, 140 sq m home with no internal walls, Helsinki-based...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Vegetarian diets are becoming more and more mainstream. More people are realizing that dinner doesn't have to include meat to be delicious. Whether you're a vegan, vegetarian, do Meatless Monday once a week, or are just trying to get more plant-based...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Holzweiler, Germany, just escaped impending death. A tidy village of stone houses clustered around an aging cathedral, it's only 40 minutes up the Autobahn from the modernist bustle of Cologne, the country's fourth-largest city. The drive winds past...
From: Mother Jones | By: Tim McDonnell | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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As you can tell if you’ve been reading our exclusive column, Officially Omarion, Omarion’s got a lot going on these days as he preps for his new album, Sex Playlist. So for this week’s feature, we wanted to …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Great Barrier Reef Comprised of nearly 3,000 reefs and islands and stretching over 1,400 miles, The Great Barrier Reef provides a home to thousands of different species. Tropical fish, sea turtles, dolphins, seahorses, and some of the rarest coral species...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lana Winter-Hébert | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Via: MIT Technology Review: Big data and artificial intelligence are producing ultra-accurate forecasts that will make it feasible to integrate much more renewable energy into the grid.
From: Cryptogon | By: Kevin | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Jordan Weissmann, Slate Tim Cook showed up to Wednesday’s Apple earnings call more or less bearing Champagne and roses for his company’s investors. Aside from solid revenue growth and iPhone sales, the company said that it would fatten up its dividend...
From: Real Clear Markets | By: Jordan Weissmann, Slate | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Do you suffer from anxiety or severe depression? What are some coping strategies you have developed that help you overcome and push forward? When medicine and therapy alone aren't enough, how have you stiffened up the sinews, summoned up the blood and...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Driven | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A recently issued patent could make the use of master limited partnerships (MLPs) more difficult in wind projects without a license or reliance on the patent owner to provide software / services to enable transactions. Entitled “Apparatus and method...
From: Clean Techies | By: CleanTechies Guest Author | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Mother's Day is around the corner and I want to get something nice for my mom. The problem? She has most everything she knows she could want, and unless I threaten horrible gifts she won't give me any suggestions. So I could use help in thinking of something...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: katers890 | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Sequels: They aren’t just for movies anymore! Today’s Sequel Bits includes updates on CBS’ How I Met Your Mother spinoff How I Met Your Dad, Lifetime’s Flowers in the Attic sequel Petals on the Wind, and Fox’s 24 follow-up 24: Live Another...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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This is the one post in a series of Panel Previews for the upcoming Theorizing the Web conference (#TtW14) in NYC. The panel under review is titled Streetview: Space, Place, and Geography
From: Contexts Magazine | By: davidbanks at Cyborgology | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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DEBRA Messing has lost a load weight — and she did so without dieting. The actress, 45, has revealed how she dropped 20lbs. Speaking to ABC News, Messing says she approached nutrition differently. “The changes made a big difference in how I look...
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Adam | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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This is a guest post by David Suzuki. It’s fitting that the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report was released during Earth Month. After all, the third chapter of its Fifth Assessment focuses on ways to keep our planet healthy and...
From: De-Smog Blog | By: Guest | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Stacy Keibler decided to show off her baby bump in style, displaying her growing belly on the red carpet at ELLE’s Women in Music event thanks to a stylish cutout dress. The 34-year-old stood out at the star-studded event celebrating female artists,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nathan Francis | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A number of toys have been stolen from the grave of a baby boy, and police in Ohio are now searching for the suspect caught on video in the appalling grave robbery. The parents of the deceased boy, Scott and Jaclyn Sheridan, had put a stuffed yellow...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nathan Francis | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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If you're ever wondering who holds the most industry power these days, it's epic songwriters—notably Sia Furler! This bleach blonde sought after talent has written hits for Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, and Flo Rida, just to name a few… The...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Western fashion brands faced pressure Thursday to increase help for victims of the world’s worst garment factory accident, as mass protests marked the one-year anniversary of the Bangladesh disaster that cost 1,138 lives. Thousands of people, some...
From: The Raw Story | By: Agence France-Presse | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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MTV's message to advertisers during this year's upfront is that it's "always on."The Viacom cable channel is making a significant push to translate the real-time conversation of social media to TV. This week, for example, it said it had hired Bloomberg...
From: Ad Age | By: Jeanine Poggi | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Tigers rode the hot bats of Miguel Cabrera and Rajai Davis to a 7-4 victory, Max Scherzer earning his second win of the season. The Detroit Tigers salvaged a split of their four-game series with the Chicago White Sox with a 7-4 win. Miguel Cabrera...
From: Bless You Boys | By: Al Beaton | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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MTV has greenlit the new Alaska-based series “Slednecks,” the extreme dance competition “Beyond Dance,” and “One Bad Choice,” about the consequences of a single bad decision, it announced at its upfront presentation to advertisers Thursday...
From: The Wrap | By: Tim Molloy | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The champagne toast is one of my favorite customs. I’m all about celebrating happy moments with sparkly wine, so hey, what’s not to love? But lately I’ve been thinking that the traditional requirements for what constitutes a champagne-worthy moment...
From: Clutch Magazine | By: The Frisky | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Buzzfeed shares 14 ways to upgrade basic meals, perfect for lazy cooks (like us!). Need to clean out your closet? Teen Vogue shares 9 expert closet organization tips to get it done perfectly this weekend. Congrats to Lupita Nyong’o, People’s most...
From: College Fashion | By: Zephyr - CF Editor | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The UrbMat makes gardening as easy as pushing a starter ball of parsley into its pre-marked slot.
From: Grist | By: Darby Minow Smith | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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