Researchers from Indiana University have discovered that the eternal flame in New York's Chestnut Ridge Park is not being powered in the way that was first thought, and may have uncovered a brand new gas source.
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You can easily manage your connected Bluetooth devices in the Mac OS X Bluetooth preferences box.
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As our mobile devices become smaller and more intricate, the easier they are to lose. And the more powerful they become, the more desirable they are to thieves. The It's Mine Bluetooth bracelet links up to your mobile device and alerts you if the link is broken - by either the bracelet or the device going out of range. It does this by vibrating on your wrist.We've seen...
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WEDNESDAY, March 27 (HealthDay News) -- A potentially harmful flame retardant is present in the bodies of many office workers, a small new study says. Researchers assessed 31 Boston-area residents for the presence of chlorinated tris (1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TDCPP). The flame retardant's use in children's pajamas was halted 30 years ago, but it is found in...
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A new technique uses holograms to enable firefighters to 'see through flame'. Developed in Italy, and reported in a paper at Optics InfoBase, the concept has the potential to save lives according to researchers. Current infrared bolometers used by fire fighters can help digital cameras look through smoke. But usually they are blinded by flames, because of the radiation...
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Google's support for the Bluetooth Smart Ready platform in Android is one step forward for the radio technology's dominance in the internet of things. But the Bluetooth SIG has a lot more up its sleeve.
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In this exclusive extract from her new book, Sarah Crompton explains how Sadler's Wells rekindled the pioneering flame of Diaghilev.
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ARLINGTON, Va. -- The eternal flame at the gravesite of former President John F. Kennedy is undergoing repairs at Arlington National Cemetery. Before the repairs began, workers used a torch Monday to carry the flame and pass it to a temporary burner that will be visible to tourists at the site while work is underway. Cemetery officials say the work will take about three...
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I am writing a book with Robert Scoble. The Age of Context looks at how five technology forces, mobile, social, data, sensors and location are converging into a superstorm of change to work and life. In the hope of getting feedback, I am posting extracts as I go along. Recently I posted the entire first chapter. Here is an extract from Chapter 1: The Five Forces.
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Flame retardants in firefighters' systems FLAME RETARDANTSHigh levels of chemicals found in firefightersA dozen San Francisco firefighters have been found to have unusually high levels of flame retardants in their systems, according to a new study that may help explain why many firefighters struggle with cancer and other health problems. According to the study, which was...
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