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In-depth video: China lands high-tech J-15 jet on new carrier
Low Temps and Freeze Warnings Ahead!
Intelligent and Hi Tech Small Apartment With Mind blowing Features Video
NEW Hi-Tech Assault/Sniper Rifle/Machine Gun (3D Gun Animation)
Barbie Fashion Show PC Game Trailer
Chicago's Cold Breaking Records
Wanna Know How a New Moon Forms?
Ancient HighTech Hammer enbeded in Rock.Doug Newton pt.4-1-2
Beer Bottle Trick at 2500fps - The Slow Mo Guys
Cold Snap Ahead
High Tech Car with Jordan Carver
Mousetrap Chain Reaction in Slow Motion - The Slow Mo Guys
Roboter-Krieg: Der Soldat der Zukunft und Militär-High-Tech - SPIEGEL TV Magazin
High Tech Fashion - Tech Couture at its Finest
TOP 15 UPCOMING GAMES 2013 - 2014!
Forecast Factor for April 2014
Burning a New Samsung Galaxy S5 - Will it Survive?
Top 5 - Offensive games
Future Weapons Warfare - High Tech Military Prototypes HD
Rainy System Headed for East Coast
Mystery of Prince Rupert's Drop at 130,000 fps - Smarter Every Day 86
Top 15 Open world games of all times
Spongebob the Movie PC Game Chapter 1 Love Thy Neighbor
Is a Blood Moon a Sign Of the Apocalypse?
Will You See the Lunar Eclipse?
Gut Ripping iPhone Halloween Costume + 17 more hi-tech costumes
Airbag Deploying in Slow Mo - The Slow Mo Guys
Japan Train! High Tech!
Reese Waters Names the New Atlanta Soccer Team
Bus Driver PC Game Review by
Is Pluto a planet?
EPIC Mentos and Coke - The Slow Mo Guys
Will to Live
Avatar: The Game Debut Trailer [HD] (Rate This Game)
Hi-Tech Society Before Noah's Flood, Part 1
Record Cold Temperatures Continue!
Rubber bands vs Water Melon - The Slow Mo Guys
Spider-Man 3 PC Game Video Collection
Paintballs against BARE SKIN in Slow Motion - The Slow Mo Guys
Cars: The Videogame (PC Games Magazine Review)
Scientists Created Lab Grown Vaginas!
Kohler Numi High Tech Toilet
Cars Toon Tall Tales Games PC & Wii Gameplay : Monster Truck Mater

ANNOUNCEMENTS - Press Releases

Global scientific team 'visualizes' a new crystallization process

By combining a synchrotron's bright X-ray beam with high speed X-ray cameras, scientists shot a 'movie' showing how organic molecules form into crystals. This is a first. Their new techniques will improve our understanding of crystal packing and should help lead to better electronic devices as well as pharmaceuticals -- indeed any product whose properties depend on precisely controlling crystallization.

A small connection with big implications: Wiring up carbon-based electronics

Carbon-based nanostructures such as nanotubes, graphene sheets, and nanoribbons are unique building blocks showing versatile nanomechanical and nanoelectronic properties. These materials which are ordered in the nanoscale, that is, in the dimension of a millionth of millimeter, are promising candidates to envision applications in nanoscale devices, ranging from energy conversion to nano-electronic transistors.

Potential use of Google Glass in surgical settings

A new article shows the potential applications for Google Glass in the surgical setting, particularly in relation to training. Personal portable information technology is advancing at a breathtaking speed. Google has recently introduced Glass, a device that is worn like conventional glasses, but that combines a computerized central processing unit, touchpad, display screen, high-definition camera, microphone, bone-conduction transducer, and wireless connectivity.

Lens turns any smartphone into a portable microscope

The Micro Phone Lens can turn any smartphone or tablet computer into a hand-held microscope. The soft, pliable lens sticks to a device's camera without any adhesive or glue and makes it possible to see things magnified dozens of times on the screen.

New design for mobile phone masts could cut carbon emissions

A breakthrough in the design of signal amplifiers for mobile phone masts could deliver a massive 200MW cut in the load on UK power stations, reducing carbon dioxide emissions by around 0.5 million tons a year. 

Let the sun shine in: Redirecting sunlight to dark urban alleyways

In response to ever-crowded urban conditions in developing countries, researchers in Egypt have developed an inexpensive way of re-directing natural sunlight into dimly lit streets and alleys, where lack of sun is linked to health problems. The new optical device can increase brightness in alleyways by up to 400 percent.

New 'tunable' semiconductors will allow better detectors, solar cells

Researchers have discovered a way to use existing semiconductors to detect a far wider range of light than is now possible, well into the infrared range. The team hopes to use the technology in detectors, obviously, but also in improved solar cells that could absorb infrared light as well as the sun's visible rays.

Tiny particles could help verify goods

Chemical engineers hope smartphone-readable microparticles could crack down on counterfeiting. Some 2 to 5 percent of all international trade involves counterfeit goods, according to a 2013 United Nations report. These illicit products -- which include electronics, automotive and aircraft parts, pharmaceuticals, and food -- can pose safety risks and cost governments and private companies hundreds of billions of dollars annually. Many strategies have been developed to try to label legitimate products and prevent illegal trade -- but these tags are often too easy to fake, are unreliable, or cost too much to implement, according to researchers who have developed a new alternative.

Better solar cells, better LED light and vast optical possibilities

Changes at the atom level in nanowires offer vast possibilities for improvement of solar cells and LED light. Researchers have discovered that by tuning a small strain on single nanowires they can become more effective in LEDs and solar cells. 

Nanostructures with applications in infrared and terahertz ranges

Scientists have created a compound semiconductor of nearly perfect quality with embedded nanostructures containing ordered lines of atoms that can manipulate light energy in the mid-infrared range. More efficient solar cells, less risky and higher resolution biological imaging, and the ability to transmit massive amounts of data at higher speeds are only a few applications that this unique semiconductor will be able to support.

Gigabit wireless communications: Research could have significant implications for future of mobile devices

The millimeter-wave band (58-63GHz) is seen as a perfect candidate for short-range gigabit wireless communications. These networks are envisaged to satisfy the demands of future data-rate hungry applications but few studies have analysed the potential of frequency reuse at 60GHz.

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Smallest speed jump of pulsar caused by billions of superfluid vortices

A team of astronomers, including Danai Antonopoulou and Anna Watts from the University of Amsterdam, has discovered that sudden speed jumps in the rotational velocity of pulsars have a minimum size, and that they are caused not by the unpinning and displacement of just one sub-surface superfluid vortex, but by billions. This result is important to our understanding of the behavior of matter under extreme conditions, and has been published this week in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

SRI microrobots show fast-building factory approach (w/ video)

( —SRI International, a research center that conducts client-sponsored research and development for government and other organizations, is attracting attention for work on what micro-factories might accomplish in the future, with micro-robots coordinated to go to work building products. SRI's ant-like microrobots in large numbers can reliably handle solid and liquid materials, including electronics. The micro-robots were designed to suggest a better way to assemble components and small structures.

Japan firm offers glowing finger for those phoning home

If you thought a finger that glows when you phone home was strictly the preserve of extra-terrestrials, think again: a Japanese firm has unveiled nails that light up when you make a call.

Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top seven million

Sony says it has sold seven million PlayStation 4 worldwide since its launch last year and admitted it can't make them fast enough, in a welcome change of fortune for the Japanese consumer electronics giant.

Lost sea lion in California found mile from water

Workers at a central California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup hopping through an almond orchard, a mile from the San Joaquin River.

Weibo IPO below expectations, raises 5.6 mn

Sina Weibo sold fewer shares than expected in its US IPO which was priced below expectations ahead of a Thursday listing that takes place after tech selloffs on Wall Street.

'Chief Yahoo' David Filo returns to board

Yahoo announced the nomination of three new board members, including company co-founder David Filo, who earned the nickname and formal job title of "Chief Yahoo."

Fired Yahoo exec gets M for 15 months of work

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.

Honda's new ASIMO robot, more human-like than ever

It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger. Meet the latest ASIMO, Honda's humanoid robot.

More vets turn to prosthetics to help legless pets

A 9-month-old boxer pup named Duncan barreled down a beach in Oregon, running full tilt on soft sand into YouTube history and showing more than 4 million viewers that he can revel in a good romp despite lacking back legs.

Samsung shows business customers how to be high tech

The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom in New Jersey to demonstrate technology it has for hotels, financial firms, retailers, and other businesses.

Originally posted at News - Business Tech

Billy Joel, Jimmy Fallon sing with an iPad app (No, it's really good)

The talk show host, the great singer, and an iPad app called Loopy allow for music making of a spontaneously exalted quality.

Originally posted at Technically Incorrect

HTC One M8 launch in NYC: Join us Tuesday at 8 a.m. PT (live blog)

The handset maker will show off its latest flagship device, which is rumored to have dual cameras and an updated Sense UI skin.

BlackBerry to sell off 3M square feet of space in Canada

The sale represents the majority of its real estate holdings in Canada. BlackBerry's not saying how much cash it'll take in from the transaction.

Originally posted at News - Business Tech

iOS 7.1 jailbroken but only on the iPhone 4

Demoed in a YouTube video, the untethered jailbreak works on the latest version of iOS, though devices with A5 chips or higher apparently are out of the running for now.

Originally posted at News - Apple

Moto 360 will use sapphire glass, wireless charging -- report

The wireless charging capability falls in line with Motorola's previous tease of a "secret" method, while sapphire glass would give the smartwatch a more scratch-resistant shell.

Lenovo buys mobile patents from Unwired Planet for 0M

The Chinese computing giant, which also plans to purchase Motorola, reached a deal to acquire 21 patent families related to 3G, 4G, and other mobile technologies.

Sprint lays off 330 techs, shutters 55 stores as part of broader cuts

Not every store will be able to service a phone, but the company says the cuts were designed with minimal disturbance to the customer.

Rumored Amazon phone: Six cameras, summer launch?

New details emerge about the long-rumored Amazon smartphone that could finally arrive this summer.

Originally posted at Android Atlas

Samsung Galaxy S5 price: 9.99 on-contract, preorders begin March 21

US carriers begin announcing on- and off-contract pricing for Samsung's next flagship smartphone, available for preorder starting Friday, as well as for Samsung's Gear family of wearables.

Originally posted at

Martian Meteorites Yield Clues to the Planet’s Early Atmosphere

Using data from meteorites that fell to Earth from Mars, scientists investigate the chemical composition of the Martian atmosphere throughout history, and learn whether the planet has ever been hospitable to life. Geologists who analyzed 40 meteorites that fell to Earth from Mars unlocked secrets of the Martian atmosphere hidden in the chemical signatures of […]

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Yale Research Shows People with a Mental Illness are More Likely to Smoke

New research from Yale University shows that people with a mental illness are much more likely to smoke cigarettes and are less likely to quit smoking than those without mental illness. Those in the United States with a mental illness diagnosis are much more likely to smoke cigarettes and smoke more heavily, and are less […]

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ESO Reveals a New Image of Gum 41

The European Southern Observatory reveals a new image of Gum 41, a cloud of hydrogen and newborn stars in the constellation of Centaurus. This new image from ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile reveals a cloud of hydrogen called Gum 41. In the middle of this little-known nebula, brilliant hot young stars are giving off […]

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New Study Presents “Water World” Theory for the Emergence of Life

A new study describes how electrical energy naturally produced at the sea floor might have given rise to life, assembling decades of field, laboratory and theoretical research into a grand, unified picture. Life took root more than four billion years ago on our nascent Earth, a wetter and harsher place than now, bathed in sizzling […]

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New Modeling Reveals that Tilted Orbits Could Make More Worlds Habitable

New research from astrobiologists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center reveals that large amplitude, high frequency obliquity oscillations on Earth-like exoplanets can suppress the ice-albedo feedback, increasing the outer edge of the habitable zone. Pivoting planets that lean one way and then change orientation within a short geological time period might be surprisingly habitable, according […]

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Newly Designed Nanoparticles Can Deliver Three Cancer Drugs at a Time

In a newly published study, MIT chemists detail how they designed nanoparticles that can deliver three cancer drugs at a time. Delivering chemotherapy drugs in nanoparticle form could help reduce side effects by targeting the drugs directly to the tumors. In recent years, scientists have developed nanoparticles that deliver one or two chemotherapy drugs, but […]

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Study Reveals Age-Related Cognitive-Motor Decline after Age 24

A new study from Simon Fraser University reveals that cognitive motor performance starts to decline in individuals after age 24. It’s a hard pill to swallow, but if you’re over 24 years of age you’ve already reached your peak in terms of your cognitive motor performance, according to a new Simon Fraser University study. SFU’s […]

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Supercomputers Help Researchers Understand Black Holes

Using supercomputers like Stampede at the Texas Advanced Computing Center and Kraken at the National Institute for Computational Sciences, researchers try to predict and better understand the observational signatures of events like black holes devouring stars. Somewhere in the cosmos an ordinary galaxy spins, seemingly at slumber. Then all of a sudden, WHAM! A flash […]

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Cassini Reveals Possible New Moon Forming Around Saturn

Using data from the Cassini spacecraft, astronomers believe they have discovered the possible formation of a new tiny moon within the rings of Saturn. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn. Informally named “Peggy,” the object may be a new moon. Details of the observations […]

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Scientists Create a Copper-Based Catalyst that Produces Large Quantities of Ethanol

A team of scientists from Stanford University has created a copper-based catalyst that produces large quantities of ethanol from carbon monoxide gas at room temperature. Stanford University scientists have found a new, highly efficient way to produce liquid ethanol from carbon monoxide gas. This promising discovery could provide an eco-friendly alternative to conventional ethanol production […]

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Neurobiologists Block the Effects of Stress

By deleting the REDD1 gene in mice, researchers from Yale University were able to block the synaptic and behavioral deficits caused by stress. Ketamine, an anesthetic sometimes abused as a street drug, increases the synaptic connections between brain cells and in low doses acts as a powerful antidepressant, Yale researchers have found. However, stress has […]

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NCCoE Invites Collaboration on Energy Sector Cybersecurity Challenge

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology seeks collaborators to address key security challenges in identity verification and access management for the electric power ...

Engineering for Privacy: NIST Workshop Meets April 9-10, 2014

On April 9 and 10, 2014, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a workshopxa0that focuses on developing 'privacy engineering' to ensure that privacy is an integral part of the design process of new IT ...

NIST Information Technology Professionals Recognized for Excellence

Three employees of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently received awards for their national and international contributions to information technology.Naomi Lefkovitza id='http:patapsco.nist.govimagegalle

March Cloud Computing Meetings at NIST Discuss Impact on Mobile Devices, Forensic Science

As part of its cloud computing forum and workshop series, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting two meetings in March at its Gaithersburg, Md. Campus, 'The Intersection of Cloud and Mobility' from March ...

NIST Issues Guidance for Federal Use of Secure Mobile Technology

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published two draft documents for public comment that describe processes that federal employees and contractors could use to provide smart card-like authentication for access ...

NCCoE Launches Building Blocks for Access Control and Mobile Devices

NISTaposs National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has proposed two new building blocks, one to help organizations develop capabilities for attribute based access control, the other to help enterprises address security issues ...

NIST Requests Comments on its Cryptographic Standards Process

As part of a review of its cryptographic standards development process, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting public comment on a new draft document that describes how the agency develops those ...

Stirred, Then Shaken: NIST Atomtronic Study May Pave the Way for New Devices

While pursuing the goal of turning a cloud of ultracold atoms into a completely new kind of circuit element, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated* that such a cloud—known as a ...

NIST Releases Cybersecurity Framework Version 1.0

To help organizations charged with providing the nationaposs financial, energy, health care and other critical systems better protect their information and physical assets from cyber attack, the Commerce Departmentaposs National ...

NIST to Hold Cryptographic Key Management Workshop March 4-5

A workshop aimed at improving federal cryptographic key management systems will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)aposs Gaithersburg, Md., campus on March 4-5, 2014. The workshop will focus on discussing ...

Illusions That Play Hide-and-Seek with Perception

Hidden illusions are the Easter eggs of the mind

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MIND Reviews: Inheritance

Books and recommendations from Scientific American MIND

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What Does the Hippocampus Do?

New findings on people with a damaged hippocampus suggest a bold rethinking of the way we map the brain 

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Bees Have Small Brains But Big Ideas

Bees understand abstract relations despite lacking the brain areas thought necessary

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Consciousness Might Emerge from a Data Broadcast

What is consciousness? A neuroscientist's new book argues that it arises when information is broadcast throughout the brain

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The Science of Memory

Managing editor Sandra Upson introduces the May/June 2014 issue of Scientific American MIND

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Can Acupuncture Curb Killer Immune Reactions?

A needle-based technique has been shown to switch on nerves that tamp down sepsis

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Music Lessons Combat Poverty's Effect on the Brain

Music lessons may help close the socioeconomic gap in reading ability

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Music and Language, Intertwined

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Spoilers Can Make a Joke Funnier

Hints about the punch line of a joke or story may not spoil the fun

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How Sleep Protects the Brain

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New Study Outlines 'Water World' Theory of Life's Origins

New Study Outlines 'Water World' Theory of Life's Origins04-15-2014

Did life first arise on Earth in warm, gentle springs on the sea floor? Researchers are putting together the chemical pieces of how this process might have occurred.

International Space Station to Beam Video via Laser Back to Earth

International Space Station to Beam Video via Laser Back to Earth04-14-2014

NASA's OPALS project readies for launch

Space Sunflower May Help Snap Pictures of Planets

Space Sunflower May Help Snap Pictures of Planets03-24-2014

A spacecraft that looks like a giant sunflower might one day be used to acquire images of Earth-like rocky planets around nearby stars.

Amazon Inhales More Carbon than It Emits, NASA Finds

Amazon Inhales More Carbon than It Emits, NASA Finds03-18-2014

A new NASA-led study has confirmed that natural forests in the Amazon remove more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than they emit.

NASA Technology Views Birth of the Universe

NASA Technology Views Birth of the Universe03-17-2014

Using JPL-developed technology, astronomers have acquired the first direct evidence that gravitational waves rippled through our infant universe.

How Did Life Arise? Fuel Cells May Have Answers

How Did Life Arise? Fuel Cells May Have Answers03-13-2014

A new JPL-led study demonstrates a unique way to study the origins of life: fuel cells.

That Sinking Feeling

That Sinking Feeling03-06-2014

New analyses of NASA radar data from 2012 reveal the radar detected indications of a huge sinkhole before it collapsed and forced evacuations near Bayou Corne, La. that year.

NASA Scientists Find Evidence of Water in Meteorite, Reviving Debate Over Life on Mars

NASA Scientists Find Evidence of Water in Meteorite, Reviving Debate Over Life on Mars02-28-2014

Scientists at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and JPL have found evidence of past water movement throughout a Martian meteorite, reviving debate over life on Mars.

Responding to Potential Asteroid Redirect Mission Targets

Responding to Potential Asteroid Redirect Mission Targets02-17-2014

NASA is pursuing new partnerships and collaborations to accelerate existing work to find near-Earth asteroids and know what to do about them.

University High School Bowls Over Competition at JPL

University High School Bowls Over Competition at JPL02-04-2014

University High School of Irvine, Calif., beat out 23 other local high schools in an all-day, 'buzzer-beater'-style Science Bowl held at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

NASA Selects International Space Station Physical Science Research Proposals

NASA Selects International Space Station Physical Science Research Proposals01-30-2014

NASA will fund seven proposals, including one from JPL, to conduct physics research on the agency's new microgravity laboratory, launching to the International Space Station.

Earthquake Swarm Shakes Central Idaho

A magnitude-4.9 earthquake in central Idaho on Saturday (April 12) was the biggest of three weeks of small to moderate temblors that have unnerved residents in this remote region of the Northwest.

5 Erupting Volcanoes Seen from Space (Photo)

Five volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula are seen erupting from space on one satellite pass by Landsat 8.

Facts About Flight 370: Passengers, Crew & Aircraft

As the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 continues, here are some facts about the passengers, crew, aircraft and airline.

Self-Driving Cars and Teleportation: What Americans Expect from Future Science

The American public has high hopes for ready-to-use, lab-grown organs and driverless cars, but a minority of people are as optimistic about controlling the weather in the latter half of this century, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center.

Poll: Most Americans Think Future Tech Will Make Life Better (Infographic)

59 percent of those polled were optimistic, while 30 percent thought the changes would make people worse off.

Vacation Takes On New Meaning For Most Workers

Only 25 percent of workers use all of their allotted vacation time and most work while on vacation.

Having a Baby | Stages of Pregnancy

Pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks and is divided into three stages, or trimesters, each with unique symptoms and changes in the mother's body and in fetal development.

Defining the 'Waters of the United States' (Op-Ed)

U.S. waters are protected, but what counts as U.S. waters?

How to Test the Twin Paradox Without Using a Spaceship (Op-Ed)

Forget about anti-ageing creams and hair treatments. If you want to stay young, get a fast spaceship. That is what Einstein’s Theory of Relativity predicted a century ago, and it is commonly known as “twin paradox”.

There's No Debate: Lowering Salt Cuts Strokes and Heart Attacks (Op-Ed)

The salt debate has filled the pages of health magazines and newspapers for years. So where are we in the salt debate?

Peptide Power: The Science Behind the 30-second Phone Charger (Op-Ed)

If you’re one of the thousands of smartphone users experiencing battery drain, you’d have been pleased to read that Tel Aviv-based start-up StoreDot recently unveiled a prototype charger that fully charges a Samsung Galaxy 4 battery in around 30 seconds.


GOD’S SOFTWARE FOR CHILDREN - Excerpt from the book "Its Mom" Sharon P. Carson -

Our children are given to us as gifts from God. They come to us like a newly manufactured computer with no installed software.

Parents are given the responsibility of installing the right programs in their children, and the most important program they need is not Microsoft Word but rather “The word of God”.

Parents should install this program in their children and pray that it will remain saved in the hard drives of their minds and spirits and that they will have enough memory to allow it to work throughout their lives because at some point parents will have to click RUN and let their children go.