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US Shipyard to Produce GTT's LNG Membrane Tanks

Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), a designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of liquefied natural gas (LNG), via its U.

Diaspora, not Ello, is the new Facebook

What if a social network’s purpose was actually social networking instead of profit?

10 Top Reasons For Getting Fired

What are the top reasons for getting fired these days? Companies fire employees for many different reasons. Everyone has a friend who has a friend that was fired for the most bizarre reason: from posting something on Facebook, to taking too much time for doing a particular task. Well the truth is that companies need […]

Skylanders Trap Team review: Broccoli Guy's unjust desert

Skylanders' success is borne of equal parts solid game design and marketing savvy. Its central conceit - buy small plastic figurines in order to summon in-game characters - is instantly appealing for kids, and its Gauntlet-styled action-RPG...

The tucked and the untucked

Make sure you are creating situations for the tucked and untucked to get together, be together, and work together.

Chicken Club

5 minutes agoOdd : Snopes

920 chickens were beaten to death by a poultry plant intruder.

Villain’s Law

Over the weekend, Canada’s National Post ran a book review by our own Michael Bourne, who contributed a piece on Bright Lights, Big City this week. In the review, Michael reads Thomas King’s The Back of the Turtle, which he says reaffirms the rule that bad guys are always more interesting.

Why Quantifying the Value of Tropical Forests Matters for Development

More electricity. Fewer cases of diarrhea. Fewer lives lost to deadly storms.  These are among the objectives of the development planners and financiers meeting next week in Washington at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s annual meetings. Show More Summary

Super-Sized Type Calendar Doubles As Wall Art

In brutal winter months, if you wonder why you feel crappy, the calendar is there to remind you: IT'S FEBRUARY. Most wall calendars get all artsy-fartsy, with their monthly prints of famous paintings or wistful photos of sunsets, and tear-off paper calendars can get a little pedantic, whether they're teaching a word a day or quoting the Dalai Lama. Show More Summary

Eve Raises $2.3M To Rethink Programming

5 minutes agoTechnology : TechCrunch

While everybody in the tech industry seems to be trying to make programming easier to pick up, most of the efforts that have popped up either repackage the concepts found in existing languages or boil down the logic programmers use to the point where you don’t learn skills that are directly applicable to actual software development. Read More

Maggie Linton: A Voice Worth Hearing

Anyone who listens to the Maggie Linton Show is familiar with this smooth voice that is welcoming, along with making the audience feel as if it's in the company of an 'ole friend. Maggie is a seasoned SiriusXM radio veteran who relaxes...Show More Summary

Véronique Vienne: Unidentified Floating Objects

5 minutes agoArts : Design Observer

Mysterious graphics are usurping advertising in France

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs New Law That Allows Families To Petition Judge For Gun Removal

Look what you can get done when Democrats are in charge! This is a good move that will help stop at least some gun tragedies: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat, under legislation Gov. Show More Summary

ISIS Beheads Three Kurdish Women, Leaving Their Heads On Concrete Blocks In Jarablous

6 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

For many Kurds in Syria the U.S.-led air strikes against ISIS positions invading them couldn’t come soon enough as the radical Islamists slowly creep north, toward the Turkish border. Kurdish sources in the town as well as a monitoring...Show More Summary

Colorado’s GOP Candidate For Governor Goes All In On Climate Change Denial

Five years after he characterized as religious zealots those who are concerned about climate change, Bob Beauprez said “powers bigger than us” are in control of Earth’s fate. The post Colorado’s GOP Candidate For Governor Goes All In On Climate Change Denial appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Hourglass Museum by Kelli Russell Agodon

Julie Marie Wade reviews Kelli Russell Agodon's Hourglass Museum today in Rumpus Poetry.

Black Hat Oculus: A Creative, Co-op VR Infilitration Game

6 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

One of the coolest features of the Nintendo Wii U was the fact that the Gamepad allows for game designers to give information to one player without giving it to the others. The Oculus Rift can…

Blake Shelton Tortures America's Sweetest Teen on The Voice

6 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Eminently huggable 17-year-old Tanner Linford was rejected in season six of The Voice, but has returned two inches taller and with more performing experience. Now watch this sweet young man visibly lose hope as the coaches remain unturned through the very last note of his song. Read more...

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