Monthly Archives: May 2013

From Popular Science – New Technology, Science News, The Future Now: Cornstarch Replaces Cyanide In Clean New Gold Extraction Method

Gold In A Flask Wikimedia Commons Scientists accidentally discover a new way to isolate gold that is much safer than existing processes, which use toxic cyanide. Gold, precious forever but especially lately, is a tricky metal. Bound up in consumer … Continue reading

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Cornstarch Replaces Cyanide In Clean New Gold Extraction Method

Scientists accidentally discover a new way to isolate gold that is much safer than existing processes, which use toxic cyanide. Gold, precious forever but especially lately, is a tricky metal. via Pocket http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-05/cornstarch-replaces-cyanide-clean-new-gold-extraction-method

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From Kotaku: Internet Shocked by Korea’s School Lunch Chaos

According to online reports, this is apparently a high school lunchroom in Seoul. A disaster of a lunchroom, that is. Read more…      from Kotaku

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Internet Shocked by Korea’s School Lunch Chaos

According to online reports, this is apparently a high school lunchroom in Seoul. A disaster of a lunchroom, that is. The images were originally uploaded in South Korea with the title “The Worst High School” and have become a hot … Continue reading

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Polaroid’s XS80 action camera records adventures in 1080p, whether you’re shaking or not

Polaroid‘s come a long way since, well, Polaroid. Now its portfolio includes retro devices, tablets and action cameras. It’s that last category we’re interested in today, as the company just announced a new shooter, the Polaroid XS80. The credentials break … Continue reading

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Polaroid’s XS80 action camera records adventures in 1080p, whether you’re shaking or not

Polaroid’s come a long way since, well, Polaroid. Now its portfolio includes retro devices, tablets and action cameras. It’s that last category we’re interested in today, as the company just announced a new shooter, the Polaroid XS80. via Pocket http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/14/polaroid-xs80-action-camera/

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A More Efficient Jet Engine Is Made from Lighter Parts, Some 3-D Printed

A new generation of engines being developed by the world’s largest jet engine maker, CFM (a partnership between GE and Snecma of France), will allow aircraft to use about 15 percent less fuel—enough to save about $1 million per year … Continue reading

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