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Getting the Best Prices on Cheap Flights: Book In Advance to Save Money Says Southall TravelMost people nowadays plan and book their entire vacation online. It is a much easier process that does not involve a middleman like a travel agent and the whole procedure is within your control. You can actually book a vacation even a year in advance and get good deals on the same. Most of the online travel websites even offer a combination package that has both airfare deals as well as cheap hotel deals. You have an option of booking a........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 2/12/2010 6:11:04 PM)
Epson Artisan 810 Multifunction PrinterFor most people space is at a premium and even though they have become household necessities, a computer printer, fax machine, digital scanner and a photocopier take up too much room.
So the answer is the popular, "all-in-one unit", or "multifunction device", as they are now called, but are they as good as separate units?
The latest entry by Epson in this crowded field is their Artisan 810 and it looks like an all........Go to the New-technology-blog (Added on 1/24/2010 11:22:30 PM)
Egg Shape Mobile Living SpaceThis unit, the blob VB3, is mainly made by polyester, and holds all necessary items one could possibly need as bathroom, kitchen, lighting, sleeping space and several niches for storage.Moreover, the nose can be opened automatically and functions as a porch. While being closed, it blends into a complete smooth blob.........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 1/24/2010 11:05:50 PM)
Yale Admissions VideoIn some ways, you gotta admire Yale for going out on a limb and producing an entire musical admissions video with which to promote the finer elements of their storied institution. On the other hand, you also have to laugh. And laugh. And laugh. Granted, this video still can"t touch the pure brilliance of Appalachia State University"s recruiting efforts (the benchmark for all catchy collegiate tunes), but really, who can
Nevertheless,........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 1/24/2010 10:02:46 PM)
Things to Do if You Get Sick on Vacation© Leonid Mamchenko........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 1/17/2010 10:57:06 PM)
Photo service for parentsGrow Show is a cool new service which lets you upload photos of your children to build a physical time-lapse photo frame which shows off your little ones as they grow up. The clever bit comes with the magnetic frame system called Grow Frame Timelapse, which lets you add, arrange and group images in all sorts of interesting ways, as well as cope with multiple siblings.
The only thing we can confidently say is that this will eventually........Go to the New-technology-blog (Added on 1/17/2010 9:42:53 PM)
Judges' rulings are being swayed by campaign contributionsA pending U.S. Supreme Court ruling could aggravate the influence of corporate campaign spending that already has skewed justice in some of the nation's courts, a University of Illinois labor law expert warns.
Michael LeRoy says he found evidence that judges' rulings are being swayed by campaign contributions from businesses, based on a newly released study of more than 200 state court cases. The study will appear in the Iowa Law Review.
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Faster and More Efficient Software for the Air ForceScientists at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln have addressed the issue of faulty software by developing an algorithm and open source tool that is 300 times faster at generating tests and also reduces current software testing time.
The new algorithm has potential to increase the efficiency of the software testing process across systems.
The project, funded in part by an Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young........Go to the New-technology-blog (Added on 1/12/2010 8:53:05 AM)
Staying safe in snowThe inviting expanse of shimmering snow contrasts with the non-malignant blue sky above. The ski instructor briefly goes over the planned run, his first charge glides off into the distance and sets off a slab avalanche. The group all look on helplessly as their friend is buried under a wall of snow. Bernhard Budaker of the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA knows this kind of scenario is all too common. But........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 1/11/2010 8:17:20 AM)
Picnic by Juicy CoutureThe speaker dimensions are 12"H x 13"W x 6"D. There"s no word on the wattage, so the sound quality is anyone"s guess. The kit is available for $248. Just like the tagline says it"s "everything you need to take your beau or bestie out for a picnic."........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 12/24/2009 10:38:29 PM)
Automatically record every phone callThis USB Recording Box may look like nothing, but it’s chunky enough to automatically record all the telephone conversations coming in and going out from your building. Throw in some sophisticated call management and related information software, backup and line testing smarts and you’ve got yourself a right fancy package. And available in multi-colours too........Go to the New-technology-blog (Added on 12/23/2009 10:57:51 PM)
I'M OFF TO SEE IMOGEN HEAP!First Train Home official video........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 11/11/2009 12:48:17 AM)
La Roche Posay Xerand Hand Repair CreamLa Roche -Posay has a very loyal following both in France, and here in the United States, for their skin care products. After having the opportunity recently to try some of them, I can certainly see why!One of the stars of their lineup is the La Roche-Posay Xerand - Hand Repair Cream. The texture of the cream is lightweight and smooth, with a slight watery feel. It"s this combination that made it such a pleasure to use. I would apply the cream........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 11/11/2009 12:34:07 AM)
Play Your Child a Lullaby with LullabellyThe Prenatal Music Belt wraps comfortably around pregnant bellies and has a front pocket to store your mp3 player or other accessories. Simply plug your player into the Lullabelly into the built in speaker and let the concert begin. You can play soothing sounds or read your unborn child a story via an audio book. There"s also a dual adapter included in the deluxe edition so mommy and baby can both listen as well as a speaker volume control so........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 10/30/2009 7:53:56 AM)
Weather Alarm Clock Photo Frame – triple function combo keeps you dry, happy and on timeThe Weather Alarm Clock Photo Frame crams a lot into a mini desktop sized package. You’ve got yourself an indoor outdoor weather temp station thingy, a 16MB digital photo frame and an alarm clock. Wake up, check the weather, remember the wife and pop down for breakfast in the seedy motel dining room. Perfect. £49.95........Go to the The-future-blog (Added on 9/27/2009 10:17:19 PM)
Creative Advertisement Campaigns Promoting Weight LossIf you have a family member or a friend who is overweight, ask him/her what makes them choose a weight loss program? It"s the advertisement campaigns that suggests weight loss; helps one keep fit and have an attractive and beautiful body. Here we have a few interesting and creative weight loss promotion advertisements that we are sure will make one think of their weight.Sport Batel Gym - Elevator This advertisement campaign was created keeping........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 9/27/2009 10:06:20 PM)
Cheat sheets galore for free, just print and goOh, boy, here"s a treasure. TechPosters offers hundreds of printable cheat sheets for nearly any piece of software, and some hardware too.
Lots of this stuff is nerd nirvana, but there"s plenty for lesser mortals too: everyday programs from Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, you name it. Also an incredibly deep trove of all things Google. You can even brush up on elderly classics like ASCII.
Look in the........Go to the New-technology-blog (Added on 9/27/2009 9:55:47 PM)
Samsung Rogue coming to Verizon soonAnother Samsung touchscreen handset known as the Samsung Rogue is about to hit Verizon Wireless soon. The Samsung Rogue will feature an AMOLED touchscreen display and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard
Here are the details known so far
Network: Verizon EVDO Rev A data networ
OS: Samsung OS with TouchWiz 2.0 U
Display: AMOLED Touchscreen displa
Camera: 3MP with Geo-tagging and Flas
Connectivity: EVDO, 3.5mm headphones jack,........Go to the The-future-blog (Added on 9/27/2009 9:48:38 PM)
Exposing dangerous invisible pollutionWorried that dust from a nearby construction zone will harm your family's health? A new Tel Aviv University tool could either confirm your suspicions or better yet, set your mind at rest.
Prof. Eyal Ben-Dor and his Ph.D. student Dr. Sandra Chudnovsky, of TAU's Department of Geography have developed a sensor called "Dust Alert" - the first of its kind - to help families and authorities monitor the quality of the air they breathe. Like an........Go to the New-technology-blog (Added on 9/23/2009 7:17:14 AM)
Leica M9 Digital Rangefinder Camera IntroducedI recently said that some of the latest P&S digital cameras were mimicking the appearance of rangefinder film cameras of the 1940's-80's
Well, the king of rangefinder film cameras, Leica, has just introduced their latest gem, the model M9
Pretty simple name/designation, M9, for a camera boasts an 18mp sensor and a shutter speed range of 1/4000 - 32 seconds.
Oh yeah, it costs about $7,000.00 bucks, and Amazon is taking........Go to the New-technology-blog (Added on 9/15/2009 10:47:50 PM)
Tips to Make Your Custom Made Shirts Perfectcustom made shirts are very poplar since they fit your body perfectly. Individuals prefer such shirts largely as they have full control over the size of their shirt. There are other factors like uniqueness in design and fabric that leads people to choose custom made shirts. Recently, Tony Nicolson, reviewer of Store Trooper has declared that designs goose neck and long arms have made him go for custom made shirts greatly. The garment dealers........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 2/7/2010 10:18:42 PM)
Supercomputers to explore nuclear energyEver wanted to see a nuclear reactor core in action? A new computer algorithm developed by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory allows researchers to view nuclear fission in much finer detail than ever before.
A team of nuclear engineers and computer researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are in the process of developing the neutron transport code UNIC, which enables scientists for the first........Go to the The-future-blog (Added on 1/25/2010 8:08:27 AM)
Jennifer Lopez Helps HaitiJennifer Lopez makes an appearance on a special two hour addition of the Larry King Live show called "Haiti: How You Can Help" in Hollywood on Monday (January 18).The 40-year-old singer joins other celebrities like Paula Abdul, Christian Slater, Jared Leto, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden where they chatted online, answered phones, and tweeted to help raise funds to help survivors of the Haiti earthquake.In other news, J.Lo is reportedly in........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 1/24/2010 11:05:41 PM)
Satisfied and Well-informed ConsumersExpert consumers like to be surprised by unusual product presentation, while novices crave familiarity, so claims a new Pitt/USC study titled "Smart Subcategories: How Assortment Formats Influence Consumer Learning and Satisfaction," to be reported in the recent issue of "Journal of Consumer Research".
"How can retailers help consumers become more informed about the products they use while also making them happy?" write authors Cait Poynor,........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 1/22/2010 8:09:49 AM)
Historical Medical Videos from Wellcome TrustWellcome Trust has a Youtube channel on which they feature videos from the 20th century including films about surgeries, medical issues and the everyday lives of doctors
A new digital collection of moving images on 20th-century healthcare and medicine is now online. Over 450 titles – 100 hours of film and video – have been transferred and are freely available under Creative Commons licences
Here are a few examples
Cruel........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 1/17/2010 10:15:14 PM)
Lifestyle Traits and Foreclosure RatesA homeowner's station in life and personal spending beliefs and habits are important indicators of the borrower's potential for home-mortgage default, say scientists in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Business.
"Our research has shown that a borrower's personal traits and behaviors have considerable influence on their willingness and ability to repay a mortgage loan and avoid foreclosure," says Stephanie Rauterkus,........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 1/15/2010 8:12:08 AM)
Inmates comfortable with diversity'Ethnicity, Identity and Social Relations in Prison', carried out by Dr. Coretta Philips of the London School of Economics, explored how prisoners' ethnic identities helped them cope with prison life, and whether such identities informed a social pecking order and the formation of gangs. More specifically, it explored the influence of prison practices on prisoner and group identities.
In January 2009 British broadsheets voiced fears of a........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 1/13/2010 7:43:40 AM)
Sony Vaio P is Pocket FriendlyThe VGN-P35LK is available in Gold, Green, Black, White, and Red. It features a 64GB SSD and an Intel Atom Processor. The VGN-P33LK has a 80GB HDD and 2GB of DDR2 memory and is available in black or white. Both models will have an integrated webcam, Windows 7, and Bluetooth capability
No word on whether or not these minis will make it stateside.........Go to the The-future-blog (Added on 1/12/2010 8:08:31 AM)
In search of speedYou couldn't have asked for a better day for a competition. It's minus five degrees, the sun's shining and there's not a breath of wind. The snow's perfect and the biathlete's in top form. He's one of the best he can win the race. Often there's only a few thousandths of a second between the victor and the vanquished, so the gliding ability of his skis is very important. And this depends on several factors, not least whether the wax mixture........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 1/11/2010 8:18:33 AM)
Free Online Digital Photography MagazineHere's a stocking stuffer type of gift for the digital photographer compliments of "Whatdigitalcamera.com".
"Whatdigitalcamera.com" is a website you should know about if you're looking for a place with information about virtually every aspect of digital photography.
They are also offering a free subscription to their interactive magazine which is not only fun to use but it contains valuable information.
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Cooking on the RoadPeople and lawmakers complain that drivers don"t need additional distractions from the task at hand and hence love to crack down on talking on the phone, texting, or even putting a cell near one"s head. As such, as hard as it is top believe, one company believes there will be a market for those individuals who wish to make a grilled cheese sandwich on their way to work.There are no laws on the books about driving and cooking sandwiches so why........Go to the New-technology-blog (Added on 11/19/2009 8:18:29 AM)
When You Hand Out Pink Slips© Mykl RoventineBusinessWeek ran a good article this week on things not to say when the time comes to hand someone their pink slip.People are getting laid off. Right and left, east and west, all over the place. And it"s not always because they deserve to be let go.Job cutting is never easy, but it often becomes progressively harder as we go deeper into an organization. At the beginning, employers may be able to lay off only weak employees........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 11/19/2009 8:11:32 AM)
Cafe World: Fastest Growing Social Game in HistoryOne day my newsfeed in Facebook was perfectly normal. The next day it was covered up in stuff about some cafe - and people were wanting to hire my wife and me to work in their little restaurants. At least it seemed that way. VentureBeat describes it this way:When Cafe World debuted on Facebook on Sept. 30, it lit up the social network immediately. The title, a simple simulation where you make food and run a restaurant, took off faster than any........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 11/5/2009 11:30:21 PM)
iLuv presents the kooky iMM183iLuv appear to have created a product for a really oddly specific niche; couples who both own iPhones/iPod touches. The er, creatively named iMM183 features a dual dock system for charging and playing of your tunes, as well as being an alarm clock with the ability to set seperate alarms for either player. Er, it also tells you the weather? Some of the press pictures show it with a big ol "TORNADO WARNING" written on it. I don"t think I"d like........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 11/5/2009 11:24:38 PM)
Toothpaste CapsGetting the kids to brush their teeth everyday can be a bit of a chore, but there is a simple and easy solution to it by Spread Heads - Toothpaste Heads/Caps. These encourage kids to brush their teeth. As the name implies, these caps can be kept on the usual sized toothpaste tubes, replacing the standard cap that it came with. There are two to choose from - Pete the dog, and Oscar the cat. These work with most of the toothpastes. Once you fix........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 9/27/2009 10:06:29 PM)
Bayer's Contour USB Meter Empowers PatientsSimple to use, the patient simply insert a test strip into the meter and take their test as usual. The Contour gives the test results on the easy to read color OLED display and logs it for later use. Able to hold up to 2,000 test results, the devices is a great way to track blood glucose patterns which can be a boon to both doctors and patients. Based on Bayer"s CONTOUR system, the meter utilizes the incredibly accurate No Coding technology for........Go to the The-future-blog (Added on 9/27/2009 9:56:00 PM)
Cloud Computing and Your Small BusinessIt seems like every few weeks we end up talking about cloud computing and its impact on business.
Cloud computing has a lot of potential for the business world. It can make your office mobile because you can access your data and records from any computer terminal. It can cut your hardware expenses. Who needs all those servers and all that memory when you can store your data and access your applications on the web? But it can also increase........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 9/27/2009 9:55:37 PM)
Appetizing Architectureimage creditBuildings shaped like food became hugely popular in the 1930s when the idea of road tripping was relatively new. Business owners along the Lincoln Highway, the first coast-to-coast highway in the U.S. were looking for a creative way to entice road trippers to stop for a bite.Today, many of these structures are lovingly maintained, while others sit abandoned. Still, new ones occasionally pop up. So next time you"re on a road trip,........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 9/27/2009 9:40:20 PM)
The financial meltdown and tell-tale emailsShould UBS be held accountable for selling toxic collateralised debt obligations? The Wall Street Journal reports that UBS staff knew these debt securities were bad and sent off emails making that point quite clear. "OK still have this vomit?" one email said. Another email was just as pithy, saying they had sold "more crap".As Reuters blogger Matthew Goldstein points out, the damning part about the evidence now coming out in........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 9/15/2009 10:58:05 PM)
More Ways to Save Money While in School© Paul Kelehe
Everyone knows that college is becoming more expensive every year. This means that money is becoming tighter and ways to save money need to be found. Here are some more ways you can save money while you are in school.
Take Distance Learning Course
If you have a job where you are you may want to think about taking your courses online. Jobs are hard enough to find right now and you may be able to keep the one you have........Go to the Media-blog (Added on 9/15/2009 10:52:32 PM)