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First woman to cross Antarctic : I've never felt so alone

First woman to cross Antarctic : I've never felt so alone | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
For 59 days, Felicity Aston fought a psychological battle to get out of her tent every morning, so she could eventually make it across the frozen pole alive.
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Google Puts Souped-Up Neural Networks To Work

Google Puts Souped-Up Neural Networks To Work | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
holy_calamity writes "A machine learning breakthrough from Google researchers that grabbed headlines this summer is now being put to work improving the company's products.
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Comfortably Carry Multiple Plastic Shopping Bags with a Carabiner [Clever Uses]

Comfortably Carry Multiple Plastic Shopping Bags with a Carabiner [Clever Uses] | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
If you walk to the grocery store you've no doubt noticed how the thin plastic grocery bags given away for free can cut into your hands if they have more than a few pounds of items inside.
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The 10 Coolest Gadgets in 50 Years of James Bond

The 10 Coolest Gadgets in 50 Years of James Bond | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
For 50 years, James Bond has been the master of international intrigue and had some truly great gadgets along the way.
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Creative thinkers more likelier to cheat

Creative thinkers more likelier to cheat | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
Probability of cheating is more in creative people than in the non-creative lot, a new study has suggested.
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Facebook asks court to dismiss $15 billion privacy suit

Facebook asks court to dismiss $15 billion privacy suit | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
Social network argues that the plaintiffs don't show how Facebook's secret tracking of users' Internet activity harms those users.
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Want to Read Faster? Stop Saying The Words in Your Head As You Read [Reading]

Want to Read Faster? Stop Saying The Words in Your Head As You Read [Reading] | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
When you read, do you hear the words in your mind or even subconsciously say them under your breath? Break this one habit, called subvocalization, and you can double or even triple your reading speed.
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Apple vs. Samsung explained in 90 seconds

Apple vs. Samsung explained in 90 seconds | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
A concise viral video manages to explain the history of the epic patent battle and its implications for Google and consumers.
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14 Things Besides Facebook With A Billion Users

14 Things Besides Facebook With A Billion Users | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
A billion people are on Facebook. That puts it right up there with television, chocolate and Mandarin Chinese.
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Mistaken for a terrorist: Homeland star on suspect list at airports

Mistaken for a terrorist: Homeland star on suspect list at airports | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it

The Iranian-born actor, who has played a range of bad guys during his career, currently plays terrorist Abu Nazir on the Showtime hit series "Homeland," and the success of the series has made him one of the world's best-known non-terrorists.That may be a good thing for his acting career. Turns out it's not so good at airports.

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Laila Haidari, 'mother' of Afghan drug addicts

Laila Haidari, 'mother' of Afghan drug addicts | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
She has known terrible torment, but talks about it with a smile. Married off at 12 and a mother at 13, Afghan divorcee Laila Haidari now lives to help drug addicts in Kabul, who call her mother.
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Digitally Enhancing Public Spaces at the Urban Prototyping Makeathon

Digitally Enhancing Public Spaces at the Urban Prototyping Makeathon | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
Here's a challenge: design a physical object that has a digital component, which will better your city's public spaces.
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20 Brands that Lost The Most Facebook Likes

20 Brands that Lost The Most Facebook Likes | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it

On September 27, Facebook began to purge fake accounts and "Likes" from the social media site.But who were the biggest losers?

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How to create Fake 'Likes' on Facebook

How to create Fake 'Likes' on Facebook | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it

By using your own Facebook messages you can drive up the apparent number of likes any non-Facebook page gets.


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How To Jump From 23 Miles Above Earth And Survive

How To Jump From 23 Miles Above Earth And Survive | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner will attempt to be the first person to break the speed of sound in free fall on Monday, Oct. 8.
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Top 15 New York Times Bestsellers

Top 15 New York Times Bestsellers | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it

New York Times - Bestsellers, Fiction (print and e-books between September 30, 2012 and October 14, 2012).

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A big step in battery technology? – Greg Laden's Blog

A big step in battery technology? – Greg Laden's Blog | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
I usually avoid writing about research that has not been done yet. I get press releases every day about grants awarded to universities and private companies to pursue one research project or another. There is always some ...
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U.S. Military Tackles High Rate of Suicides With an App

U.S. Military Tackles High Rate of Suicides With an App | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
More U.S. military service members have died from suicide than enemy fire, roadside bombs and injuries sustained during combat this year.
As 2.4 million Americans who fought in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan prepare to return from combat, U.S.
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Defying wisdom, report says Twitter is biggest in China

Defying wisdom, report says Twitter is biggest in China | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
Although Twitter is blocked in China, a report that came out last month suggests that the microblogging service has more users there than in the U.S.
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40 Things To Say Before You Die

40 Things To Say Before You Die | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
Before you're sprawled on your deathbed, there are some things you really have to say. They're not complicated. They're not poetry. They're just short sentences with big meaning.
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38 Reasons Why A Billion People Should Not Be Allowed To Use Facebook

38 Reasons Why A Billion People Should Not Be Allowed To Use Facebook | NYL - News YOU Like | Scoop.it
There are now one billion people on Facebook. It might seem like a good thing, but trust me: it just means more of THIS.
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