Influencer Justin Kiggins - featured

This Subway Creepshot Guy Is Your Google Glass Nightmare

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3 days ago 3 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.

Is US biomedical research heading for a breakdown?

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6 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Senior researchers who helped build the system now think it's unsustainable.

Why are diamonds clear, but coal black?

favicon Boing Boing
9 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Maggie Koerth-Baker answers a new Science Question from a Toddler.

How Americans Die

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10 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Americans die in smaller portions each year, but what kills us is changing.

Don't Underestimate Big Data

favicon Forbes
5 days ago 5 days ago
The techniques of big data have been criticized recently in a post by Tim Harford among others. It's quite easy to imagine the potential here has been exaggerated, and a core point about the importance of theory in a lot of empiricism is undeniable. But I think there ...

Fake Geek Guys: A Message to Men About Sexual Harassment

favicon Comics Alliance
6 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
ComicsAlliance Editor Andy Khouri challenges men in the fandom, professional, and media communities to police each other and put a stop to sexual harassment.

The Cochlea

favicon HHMI's BioInteractive
3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
A dramatic illustration of how hearing happens in the ear.

Nonconsensual sex: How colleges rebranded rape

favicon Al Jazeera America
5 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Why are hundreds of campuses now using the term ‘€œnonconsensual sex€’ instead of ‘rape’ or ‘assault’?

On not being good enough, my response to @edyong209

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6 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
So, over the weekend, the much beloved Ed Yong tweeted this. That's why we don't put people on pedestals. Undoubtedly, they always end up falling (remember Borazgate?). I want to take a few minutes...

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

favicon Fox Small Business Center
2 days ago 2 days ago
HardTech Labs will help hardware startups in San Diego get off the ground using factories located in Tijuana, Mexico.

Man ruins Game of Thrones with series of novels full of spoilers

favicon Underground Magazine
4 days ago 4 days ago
The entertainment industry was today warning fans of the popular HBO series Game Of Thrones to be avoid ‘at all costs’ a series of books by a rogue enthusiast named George R.R. Martin, who has written five whole volumes consisting solely of spoilers for the popular television show.

Why Babies Cry At Night : Shots

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20 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Maybe she's not just hungry. One scientist thinks the chubby bundles have a devious plan: Exhausting a mom delays the arrival of another brother or sister.

TurboTax Maker Linked to ‘Grassroots’ Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing

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122 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Intuit and its allies are continuing to work against proposals for what’s known as return-free filing.

Photographs taken inside of instruments

favicon Lost At E Minor: For creative people
3 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

Everyone But NASA Wants To Wake Up This Long-Dormant Spacecraft

favicon Motherboard
5 days ago 5 days ago
Perhaps the agency's spirit is willing, but its budget is weak.

Dildo Found in Cod's Stomach By Norwegian Fisherman

favicon The Huffington Post UK
5 days ago 5 days ago
If a cod ate your red dildo recently and you are anxious to have it returned, we have good news. Bjorn Frilund was fishing near Eidsbygda, Norway when he reeled in a six-kilogram fish.

OpenWorm Kickstarter Launch Party (Online only!) Tickets

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3 days ago 3 days ago
The OpenWorm team is extremely excited to announce that OpenWorm is launching a KickStarter campaign next Saturday on April 19th!If you are going to pledge (and you know you want to), it is really important to pledge as soon as the campaign launches.To help remind everyone to claim ...

In This Insect, Females Have Penises And Males Have Vaginas

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9 mentions3 days ago 3 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...

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

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2 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...

Geneticist Cynthia Kenyon is heading to Google

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4 hours ago 4 hours 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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6 mentions4 days ago 4 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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1 day ago 1 day ago
OpenWorm is bringing a digital organism to your web browser