"I'm filming a documentary for TV about how Uranium and radioactivity have shaped the modern world. It will be broadcast in mid-2015, details to come. The filming took me to the most radioactive places on Earth (and some places, which surprisingly aren't as radioactive as you'd think). Chernobyl and Fukushima were incredible to see as they present post-apocalyptic landscapes. I also visited nuclear power plants, research reactors, Marie Curie's institute, Einstein's apartment, nuclear medicine areas of hospitals, uranium mines, nuclear bomb sites, and interviewed numerous experts."
"SketchUp Make is still free for non-commercial use, still powerful and still under active development. We’ve added a batch of new features to the 2013 release of SketchUp Make"
Getting connected - Starting to collaborate This was the theme for the first tweet chat for the ISTE GlobalPLN. It consisted of 7 questions. February 27, 2015 at 12:51PM
"For real?!?!? It's due tomorrow?" Are you this kind of student? The kind that procrastinates or "forgets" their assignments. Well now is the time where you will stop! Procrastinating and "forgetting" won't be a hassle anymore. You'll be a better student and won't have to "ask for help" from your friends the morning the assignment is due.
"This is a story that involves lots of public intrigue, a futuristic wearable technology, a secret laboratory, fashion models, sky divers and an interoffice love triangle that ended a billionaire's marriage. This is the story of Google Glass."
And yet, meteorology is arguably a magnet for more than its fair share of myths.
"Google is providing its own special effects-laden documentary ... Titled 2aBack To The Moon For Good – The New Space Race, the mini-documentary is meant to give additional background on the company's Lunar XPrize contest, which is designed to inspire competing teams to land a spacecraft on the moon."
"Teens can't control impulses and make rapid smart decisions like adults can — but why?
Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built, but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly."
Others may consider Lego a toy but Shubham, precocious even by Silicon Valley’s standards, considers it a tool for technological innovation.
Opportunity, the decade-old Mars rover that has surprised everyone by exploring for more than a decade after its mission ended, is showing signs of slowing down. Now, NASA has a plan to hack it.
Technically Incorrect: Football coach Kevin Sumlin was on the phone at home. His pool boy observed and tweeted about the experience. The coach was not happy.
"An employee* in the Los Angeles office of Sony Pictures Entertainment SNE 1.94% opened up to Fortune about the personal ordeal they went through following revelations of North Korea’s alleged cyber attack on the company. What follows is their words, condensed and edited for clarity."
"The search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) has been going on for over half a century. It has mostly drawn a blank. But once in a while there is a flurry of excitement. Here are some of the highlights."
"Create large wall posters from any image for free! Upload an image from your computer and choose how many sheets wide you would like your poster to be once printed. Once you're happy with your selection, you can download the PDF file containing your newly created images and print each one massively blown up, resulting in a huge pixel poster to stick on your wall"
"I'm very sorry, but you have to learn two new technology acronyms today: IoT and ADAS. Neither is elegant, both are important."
"The vast space that is the internet is still in its infancy. It will continue to evolve and so will our interactions within it. What does the future hold for the good netizen? James Arvanitakis writes."
"The daughter of Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams has quit social media after being targeted by internet trolls following her father's suicide."
"In this month's issue of Personality and Individual Differences, a study was published that confirms what we all suspected: internet trolls are horrible people. "