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Morgan Spurlock's quest to live forever

Do you want to live forever?

Until now, the idea of immortality has been the stuff of science fiction. But recent scientific breakthroughs have brought extreme life extension within mankind’s grasp. 58 more words

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Here's How To Opt Out Of Those Annoying Targeted Ads In Your Gmail

Targeted ads can be extremely distracting, not least of which because they’re a reminder that the big G is scanning your email.

You can’t stop it from doing that, and you can’t stop it from serving up ads altogether, but you can stop it from giving you targeted ads in your email. 183 more words

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Nike Has Fired Most Of Its FuelBand Team And Will Stop Making Wearable Devices

There have been rumors that Nike will stop making its FuelBand wearable device, and now it looks like the rumors have come true.

A person familiar with Nike’s plans… 225 more words

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These Guys Met On Craigslist And 2 Years Later Their Startup Raised $37 Million And Is Threatening Amazon

Remember last December, when Beyoncé caused a music industry firestorm by releasing her new album via her website and iTunes a full week before retailers like Amazon and Target could sell it? 476 more words

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An economics prize tells us something very worrying about the news business, and ourselves

They’ve just handed out this year’s John Bates Clark Gold Medal over at the American Economics Association. The research for which its been given should be of great interest to everyone worried about the media and journalism. 630 more words

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A-Z | Quotes Collections in Quotebook

The Q post for #26Tech A-Z Challenge profiles a couple of favourite methods and tools I use for collecting inspirational quotes. Because collecting quotes seems to be something that a lot of creatives do. 650 more words

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A 108-Year-Old S.F. Earthquake Survivor Offers A Pretty Accurate Description Of The Silicon Valley

Hoodline interviewed one of only two people who survived the 1906 earthquake. His name is Bill Del Monte, and he now lives north of the city, in Marin. 176 more words

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