Influencer Justin Kiggins - featured

This Subway Creepshot Guy Is Your Google Glass Nightmare

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19 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The only thing surprising about this gentleman in Shanghai, who seems to be using his face computer primarily for taking covert pictures of women he encounters on the subway, is that it took so long for someone to start doing it.

Why are diamonds clear, but coal black?

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17 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Maggie Koerth-Baker answers a new Science Question from a Toddler.

Montana Couple Combats Common Core With Game About Fighting Tyranny

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7 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
"We see the youth of this country as our brightest hope."—Robert Snizek, We The People GamesIn the wake of Common Core, one couple from Billings, Mont., has introduced a new tool to teach American history and constitutional principles. Robert and Brenda Snizek felt strongly...

Nonconsensual sex: How colleges rebranded rape

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29 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Why are hundreds of campuses now using the term ‘€œnonconsensual sex€’ instead of ‘rape’ or ‘assault’?

San Diego’s HardTech Labs Connects Hardware Startups to Mexican Factories

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8 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
HardTech Labs will help hardware startups in San Diego get off the ground using factories located in Tijuana, Mexico.

For Our Consideration

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4 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Sunday night’s episode of Game Of Thrones took an even darker turn than usual: Jaime Lannister, who has transitioned from one of the story’s villains to one of its heroes, takes the opportunity of his son’s death to rape his sister and lover, Cersei—in the Westerosi equivalent of ...

Hackathons Are the New Career Fairs

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2 days ago 2 days ago
Traditional career fairs have some competition from hackathons when it comes to snagging top talent in the engineering sector.

Michigan Man Receives One Of The First Ever 'Bionic' Eyes

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14 hours ago 14 hours ago
A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.

7 ways to celebrate International Dark Sky Week

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
International Dark Sky Week runs April 20-26, 2014.Learn how to help celebrate and preserve the beauty of the night.

For The Children's Sake, Put Down That Smartphone : Shots

2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
When adults are absorbed in their mobile devices, the consequences for children are not good. Research shows kids act out more if they are competing with a mobile device for their parent's attention.

Photographs taken inside of instruments

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18 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
There’s something other-worldly about these shots by Mierswa Kluska for the Berlin Philharmonic, which take a fascinating perspective from within the acous

That Game of Thrones Scene Wasn’t a ‘Turn-On,’ It Was Rape

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2 days ago 2 days ago
Whether or not the creators intended this to be a rape scene is irrelevant; they made one anyway. And they made one that encourages the most dangerous thinking about rape imaginable.

How Americans Die

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333 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Americans die in smaller portions each year, but what kills us is changing.

In This Insect, Females Have Penises And Males Have Vaginas

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28 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
This picture of two mating insects comes with an unexpected twist. The one on top is a female, and she has a penis. The one on the bottom is a male, and he has the equivalent of a vagina. During se...

I Served My Country. Then It Kicked Me Out.

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65 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
I often think about Friday dinners with my family. Every Friday, no matter what, my wife and I took our two children out to eat; it was a ritual we looked forward to all week. We would sometimes try new restaurants, but my children’s favorite was the Olive ...

An Occupy-Inspired App That Helps Groups Make Actual Group Decisions

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17 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
There are no great tools for making decisions collaboratively online. Inspired by the hand gestures used at Occupy protests, Loomio aims to fill that...

NIH director: Budget cuts put U.S. science at risk

4 mentions21 hours ago 21 hours ago
Budget pressures now force the National Institutes of Health to reject half of worthwhile research proposals, putting scientific progress at risk and leading bright U.S. minds to consider relocating.

Geneticist Cynthia Kenyon is heading to Google

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5 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Google's mysterious health venture dedicated to extending human life has quietly lured a prominent scientist away from UCSF, The Chronicle has learned.The university confirmed that Cynthia Kenyon, a biochemistry and biophysics professor acclaimed for her discoveries about the genetics of aging, left UCSF this month to join Calico,

Failure Is the Best Thing That Could Happen to Google Glass

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9 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Today, for one day only, Google Glass goes on sale to everyone in the U.S. Everyone, that is, with an extra $1,500 to spare and a desire to become a guinea pig in a hotly contested social experiment. It's not a stretch to say that this little test,

Kickstarter >> OpenWorm: A Digital Organism In Your Browser by OpenWorm

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52 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
OpenWorm is building the first digital organism and bringing it to your web browser