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See 5 Bright Planets in Night Sky—First Time in 8 Years

See 5 Bright Planets in Night Sky—First Time in 8 Years | Roystuff | Scoop.it
Find out when and where this week to see the naked-eye planets, the two brightest stars, and the moon parade across the sky in one night.
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Does social media really empower local communities?

Does social media really empower local communities? | Roystuff | Scoop.it
Social media is not a shortcut to higher community participation, says the Young Foundation's Mandeep Hothi (RT @sjmayell: 'Does social media really empower local communities?
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Smartphone's autocorrect function puts high school on lockdown

Smartphone's autocorrect function puts high school on lockdown | Roystuff | Scoop.it
A north Georgia high school and middle school went on lockdown after the autocorrect function on a student's phone changed the word "gunna" to "gunman," according to media reports.
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Et Tu, Google? Android Apps Can Also Secretly Copy Photos

It's not just Apple. Photos are vulnerable on Android devices too.
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Appointment app offers two-way synch with Google calendar | ZDNet

Appointment app offers two-way synch with Google calendar | ZDNet | Roystuff | Scoop.it
Full Slate is an online appointment book that allows small businesses to manage and book schedules from a central location, while keeping them synchro (Appointment app offers two-way synch with Google calendar: Full Slate is an online appointment ...
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Vegetarian Diet Reduces Carbon Footprint « Cooking with Kathy Man

Vegetarian Diet Reduces Carbon Footprint « Cooking with Kathy Man | Roystuff | Scoop.it
The UK could considerably reduce its carbon footprint if more British switched to a vegetarian diet, according to new research by Lancaster University. The report 'Relative greenhouse gas impacts of realistic dietary choices' ...
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Monitoring Your Health With Mobile Devices

Monitoring Your Health With Mobile Devices | Roystuff | Scoop.it
Smartphones may some day help people take better control of their health by tracking it with increasing precision and convenience.
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Negative refraction opens avenue to new products, industries | R&D Mag

Negative refraction opens avenue to new products, industries | R&D Mag | Roystuff | Scoop.it
Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered a way to make a low-cost material that might accomplish negative refraction of light and other radiation—a goal first theorized in 1861 by James Maxwell that has still eluded wide practical use.
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BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | Secret oil finds dossier released

BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | Secret oil finds dossier released | Roystuff | Scoop.it
A secret report is released which said the significance of North Sea oil finds was being kept from the public. (RT @airtteth: Darling thinks it is acceptable to deceive Scots to save UK.
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Street Bump App Detects Potholes, Tells City Officials - KTLA

Street Bump App Detects Potholes, Tells City Officials - KTLA | Roystuff | Scoop.it
KTLAStreet Bump App Detects Potholes, Tells City OfficialsKTLABy John D. Sutter CNN Plenty of apps - SeeClickFix among them - allow diligent, digitally minded citizens to snap photos of potholes and send them to city hall.
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Don't Be Fooled By 'Don't Be Evil' | Social Media Today

Don't Be Fooled By 'Don't Be Evil' | Social Media Today | Roystuff | Scoop.it
The Wall Street Journal reported that Google has been secretly harvesting user information from Safari browsers. In the headline story, WSJ called out Google's action as "iPhone tracking" which was done against privacy ...
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Beginner’s Guide to Seeing the The International Space Station (ISS)

Beginner’s Guide to Seeing the The International Space Station (ISS) | Roystuff | Scoop.it
Beginner’s Guide to Seeing the The International Space Station (ISS) (Great view from North London of the ISS as it zoomed over a few minutes ago.)...
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immediately investigate UFO/ET Disclosure efforts during the Clinton administration - the Rockefeller Initiative." | The White House

immediately investigate UFO/ET Disclosure efforts during the Clinton administration - the Rockefeller Initiative." | The White House | Roystuff | Scoop.it
Disclosure Petition II - The Rockefeller Initiative The Obama administration has formally stated, "The U.S.
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Google privacy policy changes March 1: How to clear your search history, account information

Google privacy policy changes March 1: How to clear your search history, account information | Roystuff | Scoop.it
A new privacy policy that tracks users across the Web giant’s products goes into effect tomorrow.
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Toronto psychologist studies how the brain responds to beauty

Toronto psychologist studies how the brain responds to beauty | Roystuff | Scoop.it
He hopes to apply the emerging field of neuroaesthetics to applications in building and design (This is the study I've been waiting for; how the brain responds to beauty in art | http://t.co/8OYGOtFi...
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Sci-Tech / Technology : Google glasses to stream info directly to eyes: report

Sci-Tech / Technology : Google glasses to stream info directly to eyes: report | Roystuff | Scoop.it
Google is developing a pair of electronic glasses that can stream information directly to the user’s eyes in real time.
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Twitter is harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, study finds

Twitter is harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, study finds | Roystuff | Scoop.it
People are more likely to give in to urge to tweet or check email than other cravings, say US researchers (RT @liebano: La adicción a Twitter más fuerte que al tabaco y el alcohol, según un estudio de la Universidad de Chicago...
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10 Little-Known Social Media Tools You Should Be Using Right Now

10 Little-Known Social Media Tools You Should Be Using Right Now | Roystuff | Scoop.it
Essential for any business.(10 Little-Known Social Media Tools You Should Be Using Right Now http://t.co/Cql4I9JD...)...
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Faster-Than-Light Neutrino Experiment Needs Redo

Faster-Than-Light Neutrino Experiment Needs Redo | Roystuff | Scoop.it
The OPERA neutrino detector in Italy, which received neutrino beam from CERN laboratory in the Alps. Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images In fairness, even the scientists who performed the experiment had their doubts.
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Friday the 13th Phobia Rooted in Ancient History

Friday the 13th Phobia Rooted in Ancient History | Roystuff | Scoop.it
Fear of Friday the 13th has roots in a Viking myth, ancient Rome, and even the Last Supper. (Why do people fear the number 13 and Friday the 13th?
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Quantum dots control brain cells for the first time - health - 14 February 2012 - New Scientist

Quantum dots control brain cells for the first time - health - 14 February 2012 - New Scientist | Roystuff | Scoop.it
Using quantum dots to generate brain signals offers new potential for treating blindness, Alzheimer's and even depression (RT @newscientist: In an unlikely marriage of physics and neuroscience, quantum dots control brain cells for the first time
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Social media experts: What do they do on a daily basis | Ask Aaron ...

Social media experts: What do they do on a daily basis | Ask Aaron ... | Roystuff | Scoop.it
There are a billion social media experts on the internet. Sadly there is no such thing as a social media expert.
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Scotland's independence: the eyes of the world are on you, Scots!

The countries of the world have a better grasp of the implications of Scotland's forthcoming independence than the UK unionist parties. Scots voters - how do... (RT @jackwrightxx: Scotland's independence: the eyes of the world are on you, Scots!
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Miracle Weight Loss - Myths and Facts | Newsolio

Miracle Weight Loss - Myths and Facts | Newsolio | Roystuff | Scoop.it
Anyone who has ever felt the need to lose weight also has wanted the fastest results with the least effort.
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