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Vogue launches online archive of every American issue in its 119-year history

Vogue launches online archive of every American issue in its 119-year history | Feed | Scoop.it
The 400,000 images no doubt constitute the world's most glamorous picture library – but subscription comes at a price...
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The Changing Cost of Christmas | Visual.ly

The Changing Cost of Christmas | Visual.ly | Feed | Scoop.it
Here's an infographic illustrating the changing cost of Christmas since 2001. Do we spend more on Christmas now than we did 10 years ago?
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Unstuck: a new tool to spur creative problem solving | SmartPlanet

Unstuck: a new tool to spur creative problem solving | SmartPlanet | Feed | Scoop.it
Unstuck, a spin-off company from innovation and design consultancy SYPartners, has created a free iPad app that promises to help people resolve challe...
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MIT researchers locate genes that help underlie memory formation, zap some mice

MIT researchers locate genes that help underlie memory formation, zap some mice | Feed | Scoop.it
Over time, the neurons in your brain are going to change. And that's only natural. When you experience a new event, your brain encodes the memory by altering the connections between neurons, which is caused by turning on several genes within these neurons. Black Mirror memory grain anybody?
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£16 computer gets close to launch

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The eagerly anticipated Raspberry Pi home computer is very close to going into full scale production.
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Guardian and Honda Hack Day

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Cultural Engineers sitting alongside the UK’s most cutting edge developers, created a diverse raft of interesting applications. Different interpretations of the brief inspired by The Power of Dreams, produced ideas from innovative bike safety solutions, to an application that visualises Wi-fi signals with music.

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Thomson Reuters Has Unveiled the ‘Top 100 Global Innovators’ Study

Thomson Reuters Has Unveiled the ‘Top 100 Global Innovators’ Study | Feed | Scoop.it
Thomson Reuters researched the companies in accordance with their number of patents received in the last three years, whether these were protected in key markets, and how often they were cited by other firms, says Warc.

The rankings feature 14 groups from the semiconductor and electronics components sector with the highest figure of any industry that include such top companies as Intel, Sharp, Samsung and Qualcomm. Computer hardware specialists sector has 11 companies including HP, Toshiba and Xerox.

Besides, there are 13 chemicals producers in the charts, including 3M, Chevron and Dow Chemicals, while the consumer products segment features Procter & Gamble, L’Oréal and Unilever and 9 companies in total.

The categorization was also made by region. North America leads with 40% of the enterprises excelling in R&D, Asia accounts with 31% (Japan yielded 27 %. Followed by South Korea, with 4% of the companies) and Europe has 29% with France as the innovation leader that owns 11 headquartered. Sweden has 9 enterprises, while Germany and Netherlands have 4 organizations each.
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Hyundai Presents the Re:Generation Music Project in Association with GRAMMY

Hyundai Presents the Re:Generation Music Project in Association with GRAMMY | Feed | Scoop.it
You never know...it might work...
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Black Mirror: Charlie Brooker interview - Channel 4 - Info - Press

Black Mirror: Charlie Brooker interview - Channel 4 - Info - Press | Feed | Scoop.it
Charlie Brooker talks, inspirations for the series, annoying his Twitter followers, and embracing his inner geek...
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Broadband speeds drop by a third in the evening

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British broadband speeds nosedive by an average of 35 per cent as more people log on in the evening. Only a third...?!
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Easy Macro Cell Lens Band

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We thought that all rubber bands were good for was launching at your co-workers and making unnecessarily large balls. Then we discovered the Macro Cell Lens Band: a sturdy band with a built-in macro lens that works with any any mobile phone!
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The Dark Side of Christmas | Visual.ly

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The horrifying truth about the holidays - the stress, strains and injuries that Christmas causes...
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Kaboom! iOS and Android International Installed Base Expansion

Kaboom! iOS and Android International Installed Base Expansion | Feed | Scoop.it
iOS and Android installed bases are accelerating internationally. Flurry studies the current and future addressable market per country in detail.
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Visualizing Reuters Editorial Investment - Data Mining: Text Mining, Visualization and Social Media

Visualizing Reuters Editorial Investment - Data Mining: Text Mining, Visualization and Social Media | Feed | Scoop.it
This is a very early view of a work in progress. The process is to crawl Reuters, extract the attribution of each article (writers and editors) and extract the mention of country names. Then, using gephi, to visualize the relationships,...
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Astronomers confirm 'Earth twin'

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Astronomers confirm the existence of an Earth-like world orbiting a star like our Sun in its "habitable zone" - at a balmy 22C

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The Evolution of iPad Magazine Designs

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In just a few days the iPad will be 18 months old and Jann Wenner will release Rolling Stone's first app -- nothing too flashy.
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Coca-Cola, Microsoft, ABC and AOL lament over mobile measurement - Mobile Marketer - Advertising

Coca-Cola, Microsoft, ABC and AOL lament over mobile measurement - Mobile Marketer - Advertising | Feed | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES – A roundtable of executives from Coca-Cola, Microsoft, ABC and AOL at the Mobile Marketing Forum discussed the importance of a centralized dashboard for mobile measurement to be able to tie campaign performance to ROI.
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Reebok and Crossfit Have Created the Biggest 3D Painting in the World

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Reebok has partnered with CrossFit, a developer of multifunctional fitness programs to set a new Guinness World Record by creating the biggest 3D painting in the world. To do it, street artists ‘3D Joe & Max’ have turned part of London’s Canary Wharf quayside into the longest and largest 3D artwork. 
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Superhydrophobic Coatings | Corrosion Control & Waterproof Coatings | NeverWet

Superhydrophobic Coatings | Corrosion Control & Waterproof Coatings | NeverWet | Feed | Scoop.it
NeverWet - we have developed a superhydrophobic coating that completely repels water and heavy oils. Any object coated with our NeverWet� coating literally cannot be touched by liquid.
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