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Physicists Figure Out How to Take Photographs In Near-Total Darkness

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Tens of thousands of photons go into making up each pixel in your standard cat photo That's because e xisting cameras—even infrared night-vision ones—rely on many, many photons of light to create an image. But now physicists have photographed in almost pitch blackness, where there on average is less than one photon of light per pixel. Read more...

How to stop misogynists from terrorizing the world of gamers

The gaming precincts of the internet have long featured regular explosions of misogynist abuse noteworthy even by online standards, the bar for which is high indeed. Last week saw yet another pernicious example. Two women, Zoe QuinnShow More Summary

Man United’s Danny Welbeck is at Arsenal training ground trying to push through move [London Evening Standard]

Danny Welbeck is at #afc's training ground. He would prefer joining #afc over #thfc & is trying to force through a deal. Wenger's move now. — James Olley (@JamesOlley) September 1, 2014 London Evening Standard’s James Olley made a bold claim on Monday evening. He said Danny Welbeck is currently at Arsenal’s training ground trying […]

Twitter Reacts to Radamel Falcao's Proposed Transfer to Manchester United

The final day of the transfer window has a patent for yielding some remarkably surprising transfer deals. But even by the crazy standards this day typically sets, Radamel Falcao’s proposed move to Manchester United is staggering. Reports...Show More Summary

He beat his critics at their own game

Shelby Lyman on Chess: Fischer Found the Right MoveSunday, August 31, 2014 (Published in print: Sunday, August 31, 2014) In his early and mid-teenage years Bobby Fischer’s attire — dubious even by some middle-class standards — became...Show More Summary

Review: Even With Standard Weapons 'The November Man' Still Excites

What's that? Pierce Brosnan needs a new action franchise now, 12 years after his James Bond stint ended? There's a series of novels ripe for the action genre taking that would suit him perfectly? Let's make that deal. But The November Man, from the novels by Bill Granger, ends up being more than a run-of-the-mill spy thriller. Show More Summary

The Brittany Murphy Story Looks Bad, Even by Lifetime Standards

We don't expect a lot from Lifetime movies, but The Brittany Murphy Story takes low budget to a new level. The best and worst TV wigs We previously complained that the stars of the Saved by the Bell movie look nothing like the actual actors, but at least they looked like people. Show More Summary

This Is What It Would Sound Like If Men Were Honest When Hitting On Women

Let's be honest. Even if men (smartly) avoid the cheesiness of a standard pick-up line -- no, we did not fall from heaven -- straightforward conversation can be hard to come by when you're chatting with someone new at a bar. After all,...Show More Summary

The Insane Double Standard for Women Working in Tech

Even women who earn overwhelming positive performance reviews are told that they have "personality flaws," a new study finds

Market Wrap: Stocks Drift Sideways; S&P 500 Tacks on New High

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Even in a daylong sideways drift, the Standard & Poor's 500 index (^GPSC) managed to eke out its third record close in three days. U.S. stocks ended essentially flat on Wednesday after spending much of theShow More Summary

Jennifer Aniston: Her Baby Dreams SHATTERED By Fake Miscarriage!!

Jennifer Aniston's baby dreams have been shattered. Shattered. Even by its nearly non-existent standards, the SHOCKING NEWS from In Touch Weekly in its new cover story is patently ridiculous, even a little offensive. Jen's "happiness...Show More Summary

200 'Militant' ISIS fighters Are Already Back on London's Streets says Police Chief

London's Chief of Police has today issued a warning that around 200 "militarised" ISIS fighters are already back on the streets of London. The figures, quoted in the Evening Standard, have intensified the debate raging between Britain’s counter-terror heavyweights over how to deal with this escalating problem. Show More Summary

Why Conservative Christian Homeschoolers Are Fighting Standards That Don’t Apply To Them

The Home School Legal Defense Association has spent tens of thousands of dollars in opposition to Common Core, including federal lobbying, a microsite, and even a fully produced 39-minute documentary. The post Why Conservative Christian Homeschoolers Are Fighting Standards That Don’t Apply To Them appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Arsenal and Liverpool target happy to stay put – for now

Arsenal and Liverpool target happy to stay put – for now - originally posted on According to the London Evening Standard, Colombian striker Radamel Falcao looks set to remain at Monaco despite being linked with a variety of clubs over the summer. Show More Summary

Even Lena Dunham Can’t Make Sense Of Her 2014 Emmys Dress

The world would cease to turn on its axis if Lena Dunham rolled up to an awards show wearing something boring and standardly attractive. More » Even Lena Dunham Can’t Make Sense Of Her 2014 Emmys Dress is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..

Why Connecting with Your Child is More Important than Discipline

For those of us who were raised “old school”, we grew up knowing: Rule #1. Mom and Dad are always right. And even when they’re wrong—they’re right. Rule #2.  A butt whippin’ was standard operating procedure when you misbehaved. And don’t forget to pick your own stick off the tree in the front yard for Keep Reading ?

A timely win for Mahan at The Barclays

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Hunter Mahan knew he was on the verge of something special, even with a record that looked ordinary by his standards.

Granite Gear Virga 2 Backpack Review

The Granite Gear Virga 2 is a 54 liter ultralight backpack that is lightweight even by today’s standards. Weighing just 1 pound and 3 ounces (19 ounces) it is truly frameless, without even a foam back pad behind the shoulder straps. Despite its low weight, the Virga 2 is a fully featured Granite Gear backpack […]            

Eastlake Zoo Tavern in Seattle, Washington

There is always a moment of confusion when asking someone to meet at the "zoo" during the evening hours. This is because there are two zoos in Seattle. The Woodland Park Zoo hosts the standard animal fare, while the Eastlake Zoo is home to a handful of beer taps and a healthy assortment of bar games. Show More Summary

IRL: Giving Firefox OS a second chance

When I reviewed the original ZTE Open last year, the Firefox OS experience was -- to put it modestly -- rough around the edges. The device was stripped down even by the standards of low-end phones, while the software was missing features other...

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