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10 Jobs That Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago - Forbes

10 Jobs That Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago - Forbes | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
Sustainability consultants have an average annual salary of $83,000 (indeed.com) Employment trend watchers have been pinpointing the sectors where jobs are anticipated to increase forever—every five years the BLS projects its own outlook and sites...

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Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles

Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
Tagxedo turns words - famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters - into a visually stunning word cloud...

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Saving lives with Google Maps -- disaster-tracking software developed by Abertay student

Saving lives with Google Maps -- disaster-tracking software developed by Abertay student | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
Emergency responses to natural disasters could be coordinated more quickly and save lives thanks to new software developed at the University of Abertay Dundee.

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Training the brain could help reduce pain

Training the brain could help reduce pain | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
Training the brain to reduce pain could be a promising approach for treating phantom limb pain and complex regional pain syndrome, according to s neuroscience researcher.

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Every black hole contains a new universe: A physicist presents a solution to present-day cosmic mysteries

Every black hole contains a new universe: A physicist presents a solution to present-day cosmic mysteries | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
Our universe may exist inside a black hole. This may sound strange, but it could actually be the best explanation of how the universe began, and what we observe today.

 

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[VIDEO] Michael Tilson Thomas: Music and emotion through time (TEDTalks)

In this epic overview, Michael Tilson Thomas traces the development of classical music through the development of written notation, the record, and the re-mix.


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8 Bad Habits that Crush Your Creativity And Stifle Your Success

8 Bad Habits that Crush Your Creativity And Stifle Your Success | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it

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New Device Lets the Blind 'Read' and 'See'

New Device Lets the Blind 'Read' and 'See' | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
The blind are passing eye tests and seeing the world around them thanks to a new device that converts images to sound. These sounds guide the blind to interpret objects, people and even expressions.

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Why We Should Never Fear Failure (TEDTalks)

Why We Should Never Fear Failure (TEDTalks) | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
"Failure is a part of creating new and amazing new things.

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How Life Begins in the Deep Ocean

Where do squid, jellyfish and other sea creatures begin life? The story of a sea urchin reveals a stunningly beautiful saga of fertilization, development and...
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Water Helps You Make Healthy Choices

Water Helps You Make Healthy Choices | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
Drinking water has always been the healthy alternative to carbonated sodas or juices full of sugar but it may be more than a better beverage alternative. Water may affect what foods you choose to eat.

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Custom Tag Cloud Builder: Tagul

Custom Tag Cloud Builder: Tagul | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Tagul is a web service that allows you to create custom tag clouds while being to control many aspects of your creation.

Tag clouds can be based on URL content, on specific words you input or by modifying a tag list. 

 

Key features include:

Text inside text Rich fonts choice Fancy rollover effects Custom colors and shapes Support non flash devices (ipad, iphone, etc.) Export in SVG format Only 50kb in size Instant delivery through a CDN API access Free

 

Gallery: http://tagul.com/gallery ;

 

FAQ: http://tagul.com/faq ;

 

Try it out: http://tagul.com/ ;

 

(Thanks to Liz Wilson for uncovering it)

 


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Creating a Personal Learning Network

Slidedeck for a presentation on personal learning networks (PLNs) used in my social media class...

 

Comment: nice collection of slides, even if there is too much emphasis on a PLN as an information filtering device and too little on the in my view mandatory bidirectionality of communication in a network. (pbsloep)


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nice collection of slides, even if there is too much emphasis on a PLN as an information filtering device and too little on the in my view mandatory bidirectionality of communication in a network. (@pbsloep)

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Methods for Studying Coincidences

Methods for Studying Coincidences | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it

Using probabilistic analysis, the paper explores everything from why we see newly learned words almost immediately after first learning them, to why double lottery winners exist, to even the frequency of meeting people with the same birthday. They even explore whether or not we can statistically state that Shakespeare used alliteration, or if the frequency of words with similar-sounding beginnings could simply be explained by chance alone.


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Is Death Bad for You?

Is Death Bad for You? | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it

We all believe that death is bad. But why is death bad?

 

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Google goes cancer: Researchers use search engine algorithm to find cancer biomarkers

Google goes cancer: Researchers use search engine algorithm to find cancer biomarkers | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
The strategy used by Google to decide which pages are relevant for a search query can also be used to determine which proteins in a patient's cancer are relevant for the disease progression.

 

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Peace of Mind is a Powerful Tool Against Cancer

Peace of Mind is a Powerful Tool Against Cancer | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
A sense of tranquility can go a long way for cancer patients. Calming techniques like yoga and meditation can improve quality of life and treatment response for cancer patients.

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[VIDEO] The Tesla Gun

A battery powered Tesla coil, in the shape of a rifle. Build details here: http://hackerfriendly.com/the-tesla-gun/ Sparks are quite tricky to film. There is...

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Introducing the Knowledge Graph

Get an under the hood look at the next frontier in Search, from the team at Google behind the technology. The Knowledge Graph is a huge collection of the peo...

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MaKey MaKey, μετατρέψτε τα πάντα σε ένα χειριστήριο!

makeymakey.com See the Kickstarter for this project to get a MaKey MaKey of your own. This is a simple invention kit for beginners, experts, and everything i...
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It's Seriously A Good Idea To Laugh At Yourself, Science Confirms

It's Seriously A Good Idea To Laugh At Yourself, Science Confirms | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
Are you really, truly capable of laughing at yourself? If so, it's a good sign that you have an optimistic personality and a good sense of humor, a new study suggests.

 

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