China braces as super cyclone Nepartak kills three in Taiwan

Winds of 200 km as 37,000 people evacuated on Chinas eastern coast and flights and trains cancelled Severe rain and gale brought by super typhoon Nepartak has killed at least three people and injured more than 140 in Taiwan, authorities say, while in China 37,000 people on the east coast have been evacuated and flights […]

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6 Man-Made Things You Wholly Thought Were ‘Natural’

People instinctively like the concept of “natural” almost as much as we dislike things the hell is “artificial” or “genetically engineered” or “monstrosities of science.” Well, hold on to your learnin’ hats, because almost everything that we traditionally file in the “natural” folder has been tampered with well beyond recognition. # 6. The Entire Amazon […]

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We’re on the Brink of a Revolution in Crazy-Smart Digital Assistants

Heres a quick narrative youve likely heard before, followed by one you probably havent. In 1979 a young Steve Jobs paid a visit to Xerox PARC, the legendary R& D lab in Palo Alto, California, and witnessed a demonstration of something now called the graphical user interface. An engineer from PARC used a prototype mouse […]

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