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Prosthetics Gets Real. Ultra-Real.

Freaky Prosthetic Scanner

As health science goes, prosthesis technology is one that creeps many people out. It’s hard for most of us to imagine being without a limb and the way that science is able to make them realistic and usable is amazing while oddly offsetting at the same time.

If you’re one of those people who gets freaked out by prosthetic limbs, do not continue reading this article.

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Mobile:

4 Ways Smartphones Can Improve Now (Besides Better Battery Life)

I get frustrated with the battery life of my Droid X2. If I don’t take a charger with my everywhere I go, I risk being stranded without means of communication or being connected to my email and the Internet almost constantly.

But once I start ranting, I stop and realize this is basically a hand-held computer that I expect to do everything my desktop or laptop does, plus make phone calls and take photos and videos.

For the time being, I won’t hold my breath that battery life is going to improve. I just need to keep a charger on me at all times and get backup battery packs.

So what are some other ways, besides better battery life, that smartphones could improve and make my life easier?

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Most Exciting Forensic Science Jobs

CSI

Do you fantasize about growing up to become the real version of CSI’s crime-solving forensic scientist, but aren’t sure if the job is really as exciting as it seems on TV? Although you’re right to be skeptical (and many of the law enforcement processes depicted on fictional crime shows are inaccurate or flawed), forensic science is truly an exciting field to work in. Sure, there are boring branches of forensic science like odontology, which takes a bite out of crime by studying teeth.

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Why Reddit Wins The Internet Today

Reddit Queen

The announcement that Reddit has earned its independence from Conde Naste and will operate as a separate corporation owned by Advance Publications is a victory for many. It’s a victory… Continue reading Why Reddit Wins The Internet Today

Mobile:

Our Small Business AppNation

iPhone Apps

If you weren’t aware, apps are huge. Most small businesses are using them to some extent, even if they don’t realize it. We stay connected through our mobile devices, of course, but there are literally thousands of other ways that apps are helping small businesses grow and be manageable.

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Making Fire… with Ice

Fire from Ice

There are forces at work in science that often amaze us with their polarizations and the oxymorons that are created. They aren’t necessarily contradictions, but rather conforming aspects within the apparent opposites.

Such is the case with making fire from ice. It’s simple, really, but cool nonetheless. Continue reading Making Fire… with Ice

Lifestyle:

The Original Hybrid

Part adrenaline. Part testosterone. All badass.

The Original Hybrid

Gadgets:

CNET’s Nerdy Video Tribute to Steve Jobs

Steve CNET

The hordes of people who love Apple practically invented the concept of Fanboyism. As such, it makes sense that there is so much being discussed about Steve Jobs’ resignation. This does, however, take a little too far… and we love it! Continue reading CNET’s Nerdy Video Tribute to Steve Jobs

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