SeeNote is a digital replacement for your sticky notes

Sure, you may have calendar reminders, mobile notes, and plenty of other ways to tell you about the stuff you need to get done, but there’s something charming about the analog sticky note pasted to the fridge (or wherever else). SeeNote wants to bridge that gap between the past and the …

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Apple's great taste doesn't extend to grammar

I don’t know a ton about grammar. My girlfriend taught me almost everything I know over the course of 30 minutes one night when I was 21, shortly after graduating college with an English degree. I’ve occasionally thought about buying a used copy of Strunk & White because it looks …

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The Large Hadron Collider was shut down by a small mammal

CERN’s Large Hadron Collider — the massive, atom-smashing machine that uncovered the Higgs boson — may have met its match: a tiny animal. The LHC was shut down this week after a marten made its way inside and damaged a transformer. Although early reports had suggested the animal was “a weasel, probably,” …

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Solar power plants take to the seas with new floating platforms

Offshore wind farms are growing in popularity as energy providers look for different ways of harvesting power from the sun without using valuable land resources. One unique idea being developed by engineers at Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) is a floating platform called a Heliofloat that would function as …

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