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Is your refrigerator running? Soon it will be doing it solid state.

Phononic may do for cooling and heating what the LED is doing for lighting.

Startup Phononic raises $44M for solid state heating & cooling

yesterdayTechnology : GigaOM

Semiconductors have transformed many modern industries (computers! LEDs!) and if startup Phononic has its way they'll change heating and cooling, too. On Wednesday Phononic announced that it's secured a series D round…

Kids Love Breaking Stuff

I visited SteelyKid’s first-grade class yesterday with several liters of liquid nitrogen. Earlier in the fall, they did a science unit on states of matter– solid, liquid, gas– and talked about it in terms of molecules being more spread out, etc. Looking at her homeworks, I said “Oh, damn, if it wasn’t the middle of…

2016: Ted Cruz Woos Big Money GOP Donors

From National Journal: The foundation of a Cruz presidential campaign looks solid. He has brought in strong organizational talent. His alliances are multiplying in the early nominating states. And his standing among the grassroots has never been better. Show More Summary

3-D printers could squirt out squid-inspired plastics

3 days agoHealth : The Checkup

The next big thing in 3-D printing might be some very fishy plastic.3-D printers work by "printing" with thermoplastic -- that is, plastic that can melt and then harden back into the same solid state it was in before upon cooling -- instead of ink. Show More Summary

‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Soar, Fall For ‘Once Upon A Time’ Fall Finale & Barbara Walters Special

It's almost always an event when the Dallas Cowboys play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday Night Football (7.7/21) and the Lone Star State team's 38-27 victory wasn't the only solid win last night. NBC and the NFL saw a 26% rise among adults 18-49 from the fast nationals of last week's New England Patriots as they beat the San Diego Chargers. Show More Summary

Seagate to launch affordable 8TB Archive consumer Hard Drive

Seagate's new 8 Terabyte Archive HDD hard drive will launch in January 2015. Storage is one of the few things where regular platter-based drives beat Solid State Drives in. Not only do these hard drives offer storage capacities at the...Show More Summary

In Defense of Hess, Gallagher, and Meier

My good friend, Megan Kate Nelson, has fired the first solid shot in response to essays on the state of Civil War military history published in The Journal of the Civil War Era and Civil War History. The former was authored by Gary Gallagher and Katy Meier and the latter was written by Earl Hess. […]

No. 13 San Diego State's 1st half against Washington was terrible

The Aztecs may not be a good offensive team, but this was still really bad. No. 13 San Diego State is off to a solid start to the season. They haven't blown away the competition, but were 6-1 entering Sunday with only a 61-59 loss to No. Show More Summary

REVIEW: Holly Johnson’s “Europa”

While people know him as the vocalist for Frankie Goes To Hollywood, people know him as someone who has had a very solid solo career in the last 25 years. While lacking any hits in the United States, Johnson shows he can still pull things up beautifully. Not bad for someone who hasn’t released any […]

The Best SSDs (Solid State Drives) For Your Money: Holidays 2014

Recommendations for Value, Value + Performance, low power, High Performance and mSATA SSDs. Lower price per GB and more!

Ted Cruz erratic on national security

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) has been a mixed bag on foreign policy, generally solid in opposing Russian aggression and on Iran’s nuclear program, but inconsistent — if not illogical — on Syria and fighting the Islamic State and terribly misguided in attempting to hamstring the National Security Agency. One issue on which Cruz has been […]

How to measure actual hard drive usage on Windows

If you are using a computer with a Solid State Drive you may have wondered how long it will last. Solid State Drives, unlike regular platter-based hard drives, have limited write capabilities. While most modern drives are good for 600...Show More Summary

Windows Does Defragment SSDs, But It's Okay

You've likely heard before that you should never defragment your SSD; conventional wisdom says not only do solid state drives not need defragging, doing so would cause unnecessary writes to the drive. Well, Windows does sometimes defragment SSDs—on purpose. Read more...

Waste & Solid Waste: Identification, Criteria and Self-Assessment Checklist

Federal and state laws govern “hazardous waste”—the federal law is commonly called RCRA, after the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976. However, RCRA itself was enacted as an expansion of the prior Solid Waste Disposal Act (SWDA) of 1965, and requirements for both solid and hazardous waste have been revised many times in recent decades. […]

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Oklahoma Sooners Betting Odds, College Football Pick

Oklahoma owns the recent Bedlam rivalry with Oklahoma State, winning 10 of the last 11 meetings straight up and going 8-3 against the spread. The 8-3 Sooners are solid favorites to continue that recent dominance when the teams meet Saturday...Show More Summary

21 Lessons in Leadership from the Prophet | Part 4

Part 1 | Part 2  | Part 3 Law of Solid Ground: Trust is the Foundation of Leadership Without trust, there cannot be leadership. The Law of Solid Ground states that trust is the foundation upon which leadership and influence is laid.Show More Summary

Mississippi Pulls Out of Its Skid and Leaves Mississippi State Adrift

The No. 18 Rebels (9-3, 5-3) beat the No. 4 Bulldogs (10-2, 6-2) on the strength of a feisty pass rush, solid play from quarterback Bo Wallace and a career day from tight end Evan Engram.

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