Archives for December 2010

1-1-11 iPhone Alarms Not Working

If you’re like me, you likely use your iPhone as an alarm clock. And why not, when you have such a wide selection of alarm tones and music to choose from. Unfortunately there is a problem whereas users of the owners of iPhones running certain …continue reading

68 Year Old Man Punches Youth On Airplane For Not Turning Off Apple iPhone

For anyone who has flown on a commercial airplane, you are familiar with the request made by a flight attendant, to turn off electronic equipment during takeoff and landings. These requests are made since it seems that electronic equipment could interfere with the electronics on …continue reading

How can I use Facebook at work?

With the rise of social networks, particularly Facebook, came with a new way to procrastinate – often, for hours at a time. Many employers are well aware of the attention and time drain that Facebook can become, and have blocked employees from Facebook, and other …continue reading

Different WordPress Themes For Different Browsers

It’s going to happen. As you struggle to make sure the latest craptastic release of Internet Explorer doesn’t further send Web standards straight to hell, you find that your perfect theme isn’t going to work with the older release of said browser. And yes, I …continue reading

Age Of Booty

Set in the swashbuckling era, Age of Booty is a casual real-time multiplayer strategy game that puts players at the helm of their own pirate ship with the goal of sending your enemies to the briny deep, and looting and capturing towns for …continue reading

Fat Cell Derived Stem Cells Useful For Tissue Reconstruction

Two studies appearing in the current issue of Cell Transplantation 19(10) discuss stem cells derived from adipose (fat) cells and their potential use in plastic surgery and tissue reconstruction. The studies are now freely available online.

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Adipose-derived stem cells …continue reading

Game Performance Booster – GBoost v1.02.696

GBoost is a free Windows game booster service that allows you to temporarily strip down your slowing PC to its bare essentials for gaming. This improves the overall speed of your game, helping to reduce frame rate drops and lag spikes as well as …continue reading

Children Under 6 Warned Not To Play 3D Games Or Watch 3D HDTV

Some of the big name makers of 3D devices and also makers of 3D HDTV’s warn that children under 6 years old should not use the devices. Currently the warning applies to devices in which no 3D glasses are needed to be worn by the …continue reading

Environmental Diseases Approached From Different Angles

Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed a new approach to studying potentially deadly disease-causing bacteria which could help speed up the process of finding vaccines.

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Dr. Andrea Dowling, from the Centre for Ecology and Conservation at the university’s …continue reading

Amygdala Impacts Social Life

Scientists have discovered that the amygdala, a small almond shaped structure deep within the temporal lobe, is important to a rich and varied social life among humans. The finding was published this week in a new study in Nature Neuroscience and is similar to previous …continue reading