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The name's Yvonne, how do you do? Just a 20-something trying to get through life. Started with the intent of artistic endeavors but got sidetracked with reblogs. Lover of creative things, equality, Doctor Who and A:TLA. She'd love to hear from you!

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2/3rds of the world doesn’t have access to the internet, and it’s pretty difficult even in the West to get internet where there isn’t a grid. So how to change that? What about… with balloons? Check out how with this video from Project Loon.

I have been using Google Glass for about 2 months now, and about 2 weeks ago I got prescription lenses for the glasses. So in the past two weeks I was wearing Google Glass all the time. There were no stories to write about, until yesterday (1/18/2014).

And the kicker is that after he and his wife were detained in separate rooms by Homeland Security for two hours, they finally confirmed (after going through all his personal belongings and data) that the tech wasn’t even on.

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discoverynews:

Charge Your Cell Phone In 5 Seconds

Could this be THE revolution in batteries we’ve been longing for? Could graphine be useful at last? Trace tells us more about this surprisingly simple discovery…

 I think the first thing I would really want to do is make that state-sized solar panel in the Sahara.

nbcnews:

Cops use Facebook to notify mom of son’s death
(Photo: Rosa Golijan / NBC News)
“Society has accepted social media as a major form of communication, and so have I,” a statement prepared by a detective in the Clayton County Police Department reads. Word got out that his department used Facebook to notify a woman of her son’s death.
Read the complete story.

If a person can not acceptably break up with someone over Facebook, how they heck did they think it was okay to tell this woman her son was dead with it?

nbcnews:

Cops use Facebook to notify mom of son’s death

(Photo: Rosa Golijan / NBC News)

“Society has accepted social media as a major form of communication, and so have I,” a statement prepared by a detective in the Clayton County Police Department reads. Word got out that his department used Facebook to notify a woman of her son’s death.

Read the complete story.

If a person can not acceptably break up with someone over Facebook, how they heck did they think it was okay to tell this woman her son was dead with it?

discoverynews:

The Virus That Really Will Kill Your PC July 9
It sounds like one of those annoying chain emails that show up from technically challenged acquaintances: “The FBI Will Take Your Computer Offline July 9 If It Has A Virus! Visit This Site Immediately To Check!! Forward This To Everyone You Know!!!”
But the Federal Bureau of Investigation really has posted a warning on its site about the risk of “DNSChanger” malware, which really will result in your computer getting disconnected from the Web on July 9 if you don’t clean it up. You won’t be able to go online, and you’ll need to contact your service service provider for help getting the malware deleted before you can reconnect to the Internet.
keep reading

discoverynews:

The Virus That Really Will Kill Your PC July 9

It sounds like one of those annoying chain emails that show up from technically challenged acquaintances: “The FBI Will Take Your Computer Offline July 9 If It Has A Virus! Visit This Site Immediately To Check!! Forward This To Everyone You Know!!!”

But the Federal Bureau of Investigation really has posted a warning on its site about the risk of “DNSChanger” malware, which really will result in your computer getting disconnected from the Web on July 9 if you don’t clean it up. You won’t be able to go online, and you’ll need to contact your service service provider for help getting the malware deleted before you can reconnect to the Internet.

keep reading

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