Never run out of batteries again. With this new tech called TEGWear, your body is the battery.
It’s no science-fiction fantasy. With wearable gadgets like Google’s Project Glass on the horizon, all that’s missing is an ultraportable power…
Ringing in the Mayan new year on Dec. 21 without the doomsday nonsense
Will the world end in 2012? If you don’t think so & find yourself among Mayan ruins in Mexico or in Belize here are some ways to celebrate. And if you’re just at home, a few ideas, too
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Government: Philippine death toll rises to 902 after Typhoon Bopha
NBC News: Typhoon Bopha killed more than 900 people and left almost 80,000 others homeless in the Philippines, the government said Thursday. Hundreds remain unaccounted for.
Bopha hit the main southern island of Mindanao on Dec. 3.
“I am saddened and bothered by the devastation brought about by Typhoon Pablo,” President Benigno Aquino III said, using the name the storm was given locally. “But it is in situations like this that our strength as a nation is measured. We will rise as one nation again.”
Photo: Residents rest under an uprooted tree used as shelter Thursday, Dec. 13, in New Bataan in Compostela province. (Ted Aljibe / AFP - Getty Images)
We ask why there is violence in our schools, but we’ve systematically removed God from our schools.
[JLab] Editor’s note: In February, our friends at NPR Digital Services told you about an experiment they were trying to localize content on the network’s Facebook page, which has a massive 2.5 million fans. Today, NPR’s Eric Athas and Teresa Gorman aresharing some findings from that experiment.
When you come across a story about your town, city, or state, what makes you want to share it?
That’s a question we’ve been asking here at NPR Digital Services. There are hints about what causes sharing — we know emotion and positivity play roles. We know the headline can make or break a story’s potential. But we want to know specifically about local content. What is it about certain local stories that make them more social than others?
To answer this, we conducted a study to define what types of local content cause the most sharing and engagement.