Flame retardant chemicals, which are designed to slow household fires from burning through homes, have been found in worrisome quantities in US homes, long after some of these were banned because of suspected links to cancer and other conditions.
Human populations have grown exponentially in the past 5,000 years, and new genetic mutations arise in each new generation. Humans have a vast abundance of rare genetic variants in the protein-encoding sections of the genome. A new study tries to clarify when many of these rare variants arose.
Last week, entertainer will.i.am talked about his upcoming iPhone camera attachment that would boost the phone’s resolution up to 14MP. The announcement is now official, and here’s a look at how you can make your iPhone into a more more formidable camera. It looks kind of bulky and gaudy, but the iPhone 5 version does increase the camera’s resolution as promised.
Over the years, I’ve managed to accumulate about 7 or 8 iPhone cases. Some are broken, some are cheap knock-offs and a couple are quite nice. That being said, I’ve always have liked the style of wood cases for my gadgets. There’s something about the juxtaposition of high-tech with sustainable materials. In this case, we don’t have an actual wood case, but a woodgrain design that looks pretty real.
Remember when you used to need a map or city guide in order to find what was best when you visited family or friends, or just moved to a new place? That’s so old school. The free SPUN app makes this all a thing of the past thanks to its geo-targeted “what’s happening” app.
The next day, Abi’s face is all puffy from having a little cry. Denise and Penner listen in and are annoyed with her. Malcolm and Abi go to get mail. They are getting money for the food auction. Abi has another cry about Denise.
Windows 8 was released with much fanfare, and there are a ton of different devices launching with the brand new operating system from Microsoft. Whether you’re thinking about a Windows tablet, upgrading to a new Windows laptop, or itching to get your hands on a Windows phone, here are some of our favorite Windows 8 devices available today…