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HOW PETER THIEL’S PALANTIR HELPED THE NSA SPY ON THE WHOLE WORLDYou'll be floored by the imbalance of information…Continue
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Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Sunday.
Engineers Create Stable Plasma Ring in Open AirYou've probably played with a plasma ball.…Continue
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They Can Hear You Now: Verizon Patent Could Listen In On CustomersYour TV will listen to your conversations with…Continue
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Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 27.
Ads don't work so websites are using your electricity to pay the billsYou can…Continue
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Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joseph P Jun 29.
Being near your smartphone reduces brainpower even if it's off, study showsYour cognitive capacity is reduced…Continue
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Fake VPN services are popping up after GOP Congress kills privacy rulesLast week, Congress …Continue
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Facebook could secretly watch users through webcams, patent…Continue
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Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Loren Miller May 14.
Tristan Harris shows that using your smart phone is as addictive as playing a slot machine.How…Continue
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Oh dear! my chemistry classes ended 62 years ago and I can't remember the elements or their valences.
Steph, hope you and your mother are doing well.
A chlorine atom bumps into a sodium atom, which says "Ouch! I lost an electron!""Are you sure?""I'm positive!"
An oxygen atom bumps into an argon atom. It doesn't react.
Why don't I tell chemistry jokes? All the good ones argon!
Why do Helium filled balloons deflate so fast? http://chemistry.about.com/od/howthingswork/fl/Why-Do-Helium-Balloo...
I figured it out before reading the article, but there were still a couple of things mentioned that I didn't know, and found interesting.
I just posted a discussion about The Dresden Files. I rambled on for multiple times the character allotment of this comment section, as should be expected of me.
Anyway, if anyone here has read the series, I was wondering a few things, since I couldn't make it through the second book. If you can make it through my over-long screed, could you let me know what you think?
It certainly seems that a lot of companies design their products the ways Dilbert's bosses do.
great posts here everyone - I have been taking care of my sick mom so trying to keep up with everything
Joan, I had to look it up also.
When I found the Dutch article, I just kept looking until I found an English article. Made more sense.
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