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Chemists develop technology to produce clean-burning hydrogen fuel

Chemists develop technology to produce clean-burning hydrogen fuel | leapmind | Scoop.it
Rutgers researchers have developed a technology that could overcome a major cost barrier to make clean-burning hydrogen fuel – a fuel that could replace expensive and environmentally harmful fossil fuels.
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Pills to replace exercises?

Pills to replace exercises? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Would you take a pill that would replace exercise? That literally just grow muscle as if you were working out? And it's not a steroid or a methamphetamine?
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Old Spice’s latest ad campaign ushers in Mandroid

Old Spice’s latest ad campaign ushers in Mandroid | leapmind | Scoop.it
Old Spice, noteworthy for its odd commercials (particularly those featuring Terry Crews), has rolled out a new ad campaign, this one with a ...
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Online anonymity, privacy and longevity

Online anonymity, privacy and longevity | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Or: Relinquish your privacy if you want to live longer)At first, it may appear strange to suggest that living longer has something to do with using pseudonyms online. However, it is true. I am
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Solar powered ‘smart benches’ are popping up in Boston parks | Impact Lab

Solar powered ‘smart benches’ are popping up in Boston parks | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Solar-powered benches, called Soofas. The Internet of Things is growing larger. Benches can now be added to the list of things like watches, cars, phones,
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DARPA’s self-guiding sniper bullet can find its own target

DARPA’s self-guiding sniper bullet can find its own target | leapmind | Scoop.it
DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has produced many interesting projects, among them being a slew of beastly robots that hold many ...
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One Atom + Two Photons = Quantum Computing Switch - IEEE Spectrum

One Atom + Two Photons = Quantum Computing Switch - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have made an all-optical switch out of a single atom that could make quantum computers much simpler
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This former semiconductor factory is now the world's largest indoor farm, producing 10K heads of lettuce per day

This former semiconductor factory is now the world's largest indoor farm, producing 10K heads of lettuce per day | leapmind | Scoop.it
This indoor Japanese farm uses LED lights and hydroponics to produce lettuce 2.5 times faster, with just 1% of the water, when compared to an outdoor farm.
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Nanopixel displays with 150 times higher resolution – and they’re flexible, too | ExtremeTech

Nanopixel displays with 150 times higher resolution – and they’re flexible, too | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at Oxford University in England have created nanopixels that measure just 300-by-300 nanometers. Compare this to a modern smartphone with a 400 ppi display, where each pixel is about 150 times larger (about 50 microns across).
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Sugar-powered biobattery has 10 times the energy storage of lithium: Your smartphone might soon run on enzymes | ExtremeTech

Sugar-powered biobattery has 10 times the energy storage of lithium: Your smartphone might soon run on enzymes | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
As you probably know, from sucking down cans of Coke and masticating on candy, sugar -- glucose, fructose, sucrose, dextrose -- is an excellent source of energy.
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Scientists Take First Pictures of Photosynthesis in Action

Scientists Take First Pictures of Photosynthesis in Action | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have managed to take the first pictures of photosynthesis in action as it splits water into electrons, oxygen, and protons.
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Microsoft Challenges Google’s Artificial Brain With ‘Project Adam’ | Enterprise | WIRED

Microsoft Challenges Google’s Artificial Brain With ‘Project Adam’ | Enterprise | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
Drawing on the work of a clever cadre of academic researchers, the biggest names in tech—including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple—are embracing a more powerful form of AI known as “deep learning,” using it to improve everything from speech...
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On Transhumanism and Why Technology Is Our Silicon Nervous System

On Transhumanism and Why Technology Is Our Silicon Nervous System | leapmind | Scoop.it
With films about the symbiosis of man and machine like ‘Transcendence’ and ‘Her,’ Hollywood’s had an epiphany: to be human is to be transhuman.
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Space station shipment launched from Virginia

Space station shipment launched from Virginia | leapmind | Scoop.it
A commercial cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying food, science samples and new odor-resistant gym clothes for the resident crew.
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Cyborgs Among Us: Human 'Biohackers' Embed Chips In Their Bodies - NBC News

Cyborgs Among Us: Human 'Biohackers' Embed Chips In Their Bodies - NBC News | leapmind | Scoop.it
In tattoo parlors and basements around the world, people are turning themselves into cyborgs by embedding magnets and computer chips directly into their bodi...
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Roberto Ivan Ramirez's curator insight, July 13, 2014 1:54 PM

Continúa la fuerte tendencia hacia el transhumanismo y la singularidad como un futuro prominente, pero atrás de toda esta innovación tecnológica, existe un proyecto para provocar la extinción de la raza humana.

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The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control

The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control | leapmind | Scoop.it
Antony Loewenstein: At least 80% of all audio calls, not just metadata, are recorded and stored in the US, says whistleblower William Binney – that's a 'totalitarian mentality'
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Chinese scientists unveil new ‘bioweapon’ to battle stench of public restrooms | Impact Lab

Chinese scientists unveil new ‘bioweapon’ to battle stench of public restrooms | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Chinese scientists say they can turn even the most putrid public lavatory into a sweet-smelling sanctuary. Entering a public restroom in China can be a h
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IBM's $3 Billion Investment In Synthetic Brains And Quantum Computing

IBM's $3 Billion Investment In Synthetic Brains And Quantum Computing | leapmind | Scoop.it
IBM thinks the future belongs to computers that mimic the human brain and use quantum physics...and they're betting $3 billion on it.
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With privacy concerns rising in retail, Prism Skylabs says video analytics are the future

With privacy concerns rising in retail, Prism Skylabs says video analytics are the future | leapmind | Scoop.it
Prism Skylabs, a video analytics startup targeting retailers, is hoping that new WiFi-randomization features in iOS 8 helping to cull the competitive market and improve consumer privacy.
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The App That Lets You Spy on Yourself and Sell Your Own Data | Enterprise | WIRED

The App That Lets You Spy on Yourself and Sell Your Own Data | Enterprise | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
Citizenme is trying to help users make money from their own data. The company hopes to eventually enable you to sell that data directly to advertisers and others of your choosing.
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Games and the Internet: Fertile Ground for Cultural Change - OpenMind

Games and the Internet: Fertile Ground for Cultural Change - OpenMind | leapmind | Scoop.it
When millions and millions of people make small things on the Internet, one of them eventually blows up and makes a difference.
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RocketSkates bring motors to your feet

RocketSkates bring motors to your feet | leapmind | Scoop.it
Skateboards, bicycles, even scooters — all valid ways to get around, but none quite as eye-catching as the RocketSkates, a Kickstarter effort that ...
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