Month: September 2012

Windows 8: The Boldest, Biggest Redesign In Microsoft’s History

THIS FALL, A BILLION PC USERS WILL WAKE UP TO A NEW DESKTOP–WINDOWS 8. COULD IT SIGNAL A DESIGN REVOLUTION AT MICROSOFT? A pair of leggy, lipsticked models stop short outside a casting call at Milk Studios, a cavernous space in Hollywood known for art shows and photo shoots. They edge forward in 4-inch heels, intrigued […]

Paris’ Louvre Museum unveils Islamic Art wing

Paris’ Louvre Museum unveils Islamic Art wing PARIS — The Louvre Museum is unveiling a new wing and galleries dedicated to the arts of Islam, culminating a nearly $130 million, decade-long project coming to fruition amid tensions between the Muslim world and the West. The new dragonfly-shaped building marks the famed Paris museum’s greatest development […]

4 Top Foods that boost male fertility

Foods that boost male fertility Foods like pumpkin seeds, pomegranate juice, oysters, asparagus, fruits and vegetables help increase fertility in men. Read on – Tue 28 Aug, 2012 1:10 PM IST Email Print  Article: Infertility: Prevent And Tackle! Good Housekeeping India – Tue 22 May, 2012 4:19 AM IST  Article: Top 30 Aphrodisiac Foods – […]

Brain Tapeworm Afflicts Californians Eating Pork

Brain Parasites, California’s Hidden Health Problem By Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato | September 6, 2012 |  13 Share  Email  Print Sara Alvarez was afraid. The doctors told her she needed surgery — brain surgery. Operations on such a complex organ are never simple, but this procedure was exceptionally difficult. There was a high risk of complications, of debilitation, of post-op problems. Alvarez might wake […]

Waiting for the Space Elevator

  Space Elevator Enthusiasts Push On despite Lengthy Time Frames and Long Odds A space-travel technology, simple in concept, has been frustratingly difficult to realize By David Appell     11 in Share    A LONG CLIMB: An artist’s conception shows a climber pod ascending a space elevator’s tether to deploy a satellite.Image: ISEC The Best Science Writing […]

Mamata Banerjee’s Politricks Berated in Muslim Officer’s Book

Sharp Criticism for Mamata Banerjee in Muslim Officer’s Book By ANURADHA SHARMA Piyal Adhikary/European Pressphoto AgencyWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addressing a gathering of Muslim community members in Kolkata, West Bengal in this April 3, 2012 file photo. KOLKATA — In just over a week since its launch, Musalamander Koroniyo (What Muslims Should Do), a book in […]

Researchers discover “Anternet”

Stanford researchers discover the ‘anternet’ A collaboration between a Stanford ant biologist and a computer scientist has revealed that the behavior of harvester ants as they forage for food mirrors the protocols that control traffic on the Internet. BY BJORN CAREY Katherine Decktar Harvester ant foragers waiting inside the nest. On the surface, ants and the […]

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