News Director, Discovery News
Editor-in-Chief of Discovery News, co-owner of St. Michaels Winery.
news.discovery.com — Six new prototypes for shape-shifting smartphones and mobile devices were recently unveiled, along with a method for classifying such devices as they make their way from research labs to the consumer marketplace. Led by researchers from the University of Bristol's Department of Computer Science, a team of computer scientists presented a series of so-called "Morphees" they believe could help create Transformer-like mobile devices of the future.
openculture.com — In 1987, Compuserve begatteth Image Format 87A. Image Format 87A begatteth Graphics Interchange Format or GIF (rhymes with a certain brand of peanut butter, the video history above helpfully points out). The proliferations of free online GIF generators begatteth the countless annoying, smarmy, boneheaded animated loops you've seen junking up emails, profile pictures, and MySpace pages.
washingtonpost.com — When Ken Coburn has visitors to the cramped offices of Health Quality Partners in Doylestown, Pa., he likes to show them a graph. It's not his graph, he's quick to say. Coburn is not the sort to take credit for other's work. But it's a graph that explains why he's doing what he's doing.
news.discovery.com — The plastic surgery procedure that saw the biggest uptick between the years 2000 and 2012 was the upper arm lift, according to a new report. In 2012, more than 15,000 upper arm lifts were performed in the United States, up from 300 in 2000, according to the report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
addictinginfo.org — Soothsayer: Beware the ides of March. April ~~ Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare Maybe that could have been what a soothsayer speaking to the newborn United States told our nation (yes, I know that the actual Ides is the 15th). April has seen a disproportionate amount of tragedy in America's history.
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