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January 27, 2012

World’s longest lab experiment still going strong, via webcam

In 1927, a physics professor named Thomas Parnell launched an experiment on viscous liquids. 85 years later, we’re still waiting for his results. It all began with a funnel, a beaker, and some melted tar pitch. Parnell, a professor at the University of Queensland in Australia, was hoping to demonstrate that brittle tar pitch actually behaves as a liquid when kept at room temperature. (more…)

Google Music now lets you download your entire library


January 19, 2012

Apple’s education announcement: what you need to know

iBooks 2 iBooks Author iTunes U


January 17, 2012

Research Gate

Social networking site ResearchGate:
a place where scientists can answer one another’s questions, share papers and find collaborators.

Read an article about Research Gates by the New York Times.

Apple to Introduce ‘GarageBand for Ebooks’ [RUMOR]

Apple is scheduled to host an education-related event Jan. 19 — shrouded with a veil of mystery, as always. A new report from Ars Technica says the company is about to unveil a set of tools to create interactive ebooks.


Oregon Scientific Time & Wireless Charging Stations


How to Take Wikipedia Offline So You Can Keep Using It During Tomorrow’s Anti-SOPA Blackout

Desktop Solution Browser Extension iPhone and Android Options Disable JavaScript


January 12, 2012

The Best Tech-Friendly Airports and Airlines

Source: Online MBA

Coming soon: Play Your World with Google Maps

Coming soon, play your world like never before with a game from the Google Maps team on Google+ Games powered by WebGL.

January 10, 2012

Victorinox Swiss Army launches ‘world’s smallest high-capacity SSD drive’


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