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This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The article was reported by the Guardian's Suzanne Goldenberg, and the video was produced by Climate Desk's James West. The skies are...
From: Mother Jones | By: Suzanne Goldenberg and James West | Monday, July 28, 2014
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I'd like to put together a playlist of great live musical performances on Youtube to play for my baby. What are your favorites?I'm looking for your favorite live music performance that is on Youtube that I can save to a playlist and then play through...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Potomac Avenue | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Would I used this, nope.  More and more we all know there’s a trade off for apps and services and of course I’m sure this is no different as we all know United is the king at gathering data, data and more data about you, so why would this be any...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Monday, July 28, 2014
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People in Los Angeles and San Francisco often say that the initial links in a proposed north-south system would be "trains to nowhere." People from nowhere weigh in....
From: The Atlantic | By: James Fallows | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Birth photography is a popular new trend to hit the states and it’s exactly what the term suggests. Expectant mothers are choosing, in large numbers, to hire professional photographers to come into the birthing room and photograph the powerful memories...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Dawn Papple | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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"Why?" It's a simple question that we all learned by the age of 2. Yet it may be more useful than you think. Matthew E. May explains the 5 Whys and how you can use it to get to the root of your problem, whether at work or at home. Recently I had a conversation...
From: SavvySugar | By: Katherine Evers | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Please note this post originally appeared on The RecruitLoop Blog. My flight home from San Francisco the other day was delayed by over an hour. It felt like every 10 – 15 minutes the boarding time would be pushed out, resulting in a mass…...
From: Recruiting Blogs | By: Paul Slezak | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Ever had the urge to peek at your friends' phone screens, whether it's to learn about their favorite apps or simply pry into their digital lives? Well, you can now do that without having to either strike up an awkward conversation or get overly nosy.......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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iPads and other devices aren't really interactive. An expert on the need to read to kids...
From: Salon.com | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Robert Rodriguez and Comic Con go together like Spielberg and sharks. The two are forever linked because of the memorable panels he’s had on multiple films, primarily the first Sin City. Well Rodriguez was back this year with Frank Miller’s Sin City:...
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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By Gary Alevy:A recent Seeking Alpha article "Apple Might Not Use Sapphire, Short GT Advanced Technologies" by Akshansh Gandhi suggested that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) may not use sapphire as the LCD screen/display cover in the iPhone 6. He cited "many factors...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Gary Alevy | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Even in a slow quarter the iPhone by itself generates more revenue than all of Amazon
From: Time | By: Matt Vella | Monday, July 28, 2014
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By Shock Exchange:Picture: Message from Aviva UK hackers. Source: crackberry.comEarlier this month International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced a partnership to transform enterprise mobility. Their product...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Shock Exchange | Monday, July 28, 2014
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By Rick Maybury Malware attacks on the iPad and iPhone are extremely rare and currently not a concern for the vast majority of users, says Rick Maybury Source: Telegraph
From: Palestine Telegraph | By: PT Editor | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Image and text by Gabrielle. Well now! We’ve done a bit of traveling since my last post. On Friday, we went to Zion. On Saturday we went to the Grand Canyon. And earlier today (Sunday), we went to Lake Powell. I’ll write about the Grand Canyon tomorrow,...
From: Design Mom | By: Design Mom | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Alberto Passeri overlooking La Gerla's gli Angeli Vineyard in MontalcinoTo provide a point of comparison to the more modern-leaning Casanova di Neri we visited, I was looking for a traditional producer with international acclaim. I consulted historical...
From: The Wellesley Wine Press | By: Robert Dwyer | Monday, July 28, 2014
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I have an iphone 3gs and have tried webkit with the attribute set to touch in my css but on per page html, the overflow is beyond it's limit but the only thing is I am not able to scroll vertically. The css attribute i have added is: overflow-y:scroll;...
From: Stack Overflow | By: Michael Chong | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Watch Bobby Green vs. Josh Thomson full fight video highlights from UFC on FOX 12's main card above, courtesy of FOX Sports. More Coverage: UFC on FOX 12 results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown took place July...
From: MMA Fighting | By: Shaun Al-Shatti | Monday, July 28, 2014
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A riposte to the bros: duo Maggie & Tae take on bro country in "Girl in a Country Song" - "Like all we're good for is looking good for / You and your friends on the weekend, nothin' more / We used to get a little respect / Now we're lucky if we even...
From: MetaFilter | By: sallybrown | Monday, July 28, 2014
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These slang terms for sexual intercourse from the past 600 years would not work in the modern world, as I [...]
From: The Luxury Spot | By: Gary | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Have smartphones and Facebook ended the golden age of the spy novel? Charles Cumming worries that it “may be that technology strips the spy of mystique”: Once upon a time, spies like [John le Carré's] Alec Leamas could move across borders with ease....
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Consumers at the world's largest mobile phone market have shown indifference after Apple acknowledged that personal data can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques.
From: China.org.cn | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Strong demand for the iPhone 5s bodes well for Apple's iPhone 6 sales in the upcoming year....
From: The Motley Fool | By: Adam Levine-Weinberg, The Motley Fool | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Sapphire screens for the next iPhone? Sapphire is second only to diamond in hardness scratch-proof properties, used in making LEDs, missiles sensors, and on screens for luxury-tier phones. Last year, the budget-conscious rubbed their eyes when learning...
From: PhysOrg | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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I have an array of images that is loaded on my iphone through the internet. It is then cached. If I don't have any internet or bad internet should I load the cached array with: An on screen alert saying something like "The photos have not been updated"...
From: User Interface Stack Exchange | By: Maximilian | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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{Pin by clicking the Pinterest Button below!} This is your weekly (and friendly) reminder to check out the latest coupon matchups for the following grocery stores, drugstores, and big box & warehouse stores like Target and Costco…click on each...
From: Five-dollar Dinners | By: Jenn K | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Blog: The Education of Oronte ChurmWhen did I come to be so at home in my mind with a writer who lived halfway around the globe, wrote in a language I don’t read, and who died more than a century ago? Like many of my students, I didn’t get there...
From: Inside Higher Ed | By: Oronte | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Online marketplaces that help people make money off their spare time, goods or services are Silicon Valley's latest craze. [...] a San Francisco company called Near Me offers a "just-add-water" software platform for companies large and small that want...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: Carolyn Said | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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What do Gymboree, PetSmart and Spanx.com all have in common? They are three of only a handful of top e-retailers fully optimized to display mobile sites on the new Amazon Fire phone. Here's what you need to do to conform with Amazon's new phone.The post...
From: MultiChannel Merchant | By: Ari Weil | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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An iPhone 6 with a larger display is almost certainly around the corner. But will it serve as a catalyst for Apple stock?...
From: The Motley Fool | By: Daniel Sparks, The Motley Fool | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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I made a loop which creates multiple sprites (SKSpriteNode *spriteButton) and assigns to them different names (@"1", @"2", @"3", etc) and different positions on the screen. Now, how can I retrieve the position.x and position.y of a given sprite in the...
From: Stack Overflow | By: jeddi | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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The onerous task of actually taking out your debit or credit cards to pay for items may soon disappear.
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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To get all those great Instagram pics, you gotta start somewhere. Master your iPhone's camera feature by remembering these easy shortcuts. Source: Flickr user danicuki...
From: GeekSugar | By: Lisette Mejia | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Guest Post: Is it better to build a site that's purely mobile -- or one that adapts to mobile and desktop viewers?...
From: VentureBeat | By: Cezar Kolodziej, Iris Mobile | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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“The Price of Cold” — the story of my recent adventures exploring China’s artificial cryosphere — is now online in The New York Times Magazine. In it, I visit the world’s first and only frozen dumpling billionaire, hang out with the chef...
From: Edible Geography | By: Nicola | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Confident as ever that a next huge wave of the boom is FinTech. Great energy as young people leave banks and hedge funds and build product — howardlindzon (@howardlindzon) July […] The post Zillow is Hungry and Just Ate Trulia… & The Future...
From: Howard Lindzon | By: Howard Lindzon | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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We’ve all been there.   You set your iPhone alarm to go off 90 minutes before you actually need to get out of bed, sternly deciding the night before that in that hour you’ll go make yourself sweat in an aerobics classroom at the gym down the street....
From: The Middle Finger Project | By: Jessica Manuszak | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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No one wants their young kids to fall into an unattended pool. It's (one of) a parent's (many) worst nightmare(s). iSwimband is designed to let you know immediately if the worst should happen. And probably also to keep your kids from making any friends....
From: Gizmodo | By: Eric Limer | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Watch Dennis Bermudez vs. Clay Guida full fight video highlights from UFC on FOX 12's main card above, courtesy of FOX Sports. More Coverage: UFC on FOX 12 results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown took place...
From: MMA Fighting | By: Shaun Al-Shatti | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Leigh Hunt’s much-anthologised mini rondeau ‘Jenny Kissed Me’ was the inspiration for the latest challenge, which asked competitors to take its first line, substitute another word for ‘kissed’ and continue… Continue readingThe post Spectator...
From: Spectator | By: Lucy Vickery | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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As violence in the Middle East flares up, the story of Iraqi Christians suffering from brutal attacks at the hands of ISIS remains less visible in the media. However, as ISIS threatens to wipe out the Christian minority in Iraq,...
From: Episcopal Cafe | By: Weston Mathews | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Follow that phone! A Brooklyn politico played amateur detective after his campaign manager’s iPhone was stolen two weeks ago outside their Williamsburg office.
From: New York Daily News | By: Doyle Murphy | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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This may be too basic or require rephrasing. I am in the process of learning Swift and iOS programming and have developed a basic application that runs successfully on my iPhone 5. The app consists of a label, a button, and a UIImageView. It looks the...
From: Stack Overflow | By: bitops | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Tiago Trator talks about his dream coming true by debuting with the UFC, dealing with Octagon jitters at UFC on FOX 12, wanting to drop to featherweight for his next fight, fighting for the first time in the United States, the toughness...
From: MMA Fighting | By: MMA Fighting Newswire | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Beware of nonauthentic electronics accessories. I ordered a previous and a current generation iPad and iPhone charger from a third-party seller. These knockoff accessories also are commonly found in displays near the checkout at drugstore and discount...
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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Best buds Dennis Bermudez and Patrick Cummins recap a very successful night at UFC on FOX 12, which saw them both pick up big wins. They talked about feeding off each other and how they'll celebrate on Saturday night. More Coverage:...
From: MMA Fighting | By: Ariel Helwani | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Hilary Duff shows off her bikini body while spending the day at the beach with her two-year-old son Luca on Saturday (July 26) in Los Angeles. The 26-year-old singer was at the beach to see a plane fly a message to promote her new single “Chasing the...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- MMAFighting.com's Dave Doyle joined us to wrap-up UFC on FOX 12, which was highlighted by Robbie Lawler's unanimous decision win over Matt Brown and Anthony Johnson's tremendous knockout of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. More Coverage:...
From: MMA Fighting | By: Ariel Helwani | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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