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PC Advisor
VMworld 2015: IT must adapt to change, says VMwareEighty per cent of the world is going to have super computing power by 2020, an
VMworld 2015: IT must adapt to change, says VMware
PC Advisor / Posted 17 hours ago
Eighty per cent of the world is going to have super computing power by 2020, and to make that future a reality, businesses must adapt to change,... Read more
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TheBull
The 'green-tech' future is a flawed vision of sustainabilityWhat does your vision of a sustainable future look like? Some people imagine a
The 'green-tech' future is a flawed vision of sustainability
TheBull / Posted 2 days ago
What does your vision of a sustainable future look like? Some people imagine a scenario whereby technology solves the world’s most pressing environmental problems. In this world we all drive electric cars and have solar panels on our roofs that... Read more
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CNET
What if 'Back to the Future 2' were set in 2045 instead of 2015?We're about to be living in the future, people -- specifically, the campy futur
What if 'Back to the Future 2' were set in 2045 instead of 2015?
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
We're about to be living in the future, people -- specifically, the campy future of "Back to the Future: Part II," partially set in October 2015, which is 30 years out from the universe of 1985 Hill Valley from which Marty McFly hails. The movie... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Price on free agency: 'I guess the Blue Jays would be ahead'In this final instalment of Sportsnet magazine’s interview with Blue Jays pitch
Price on free agency: 'I guess the Blue Jays would be ahead'
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 5 days ago
In this final instalment of Sportsnet magazine’s interview with Blue Jays pitcher, David Price, the lefty talks about his love of ice cream, his potential plan to become a Canadian citizen, and what chance he gives himself of being a Toronto Blue Jay... Read more
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Animation World Network
LA Shorts Fest Announces 2015 LineupLos Angeles, CA -- The 19th annual Los Angeles International Short Film Festiva
LA Shorts Fest Announces 2015 Lineup
Animation World Network / Posted 6 days ago
Los Angeles, CA -- The 19th annual Los Angeles International Short Film Festival will run from September 3-10 at the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 in downtown Los Angeles. This year, the LA Shorts Fest will showcase 265 films from 26 countries,... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Do you have a smart house?It may not be exactly like the Jetsons' abode, but the automated home of the fu
Do you have a smart house?
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 6 days ago
It may not be exactly like the Jetsons' abode, but the automated home of the future is closer than you think. A variety of new "smart" products that use the latest technology to make homes more energy efficient were on display in Niagara Falls this... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Do you have a smart house?It may not be exactly like the Jetsons' abode, but the automated home of the fu
Do you have a smart house?
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 6 days ago
It may not be exactly like the Jetsons' abode, but the automated home of the future is closer than you think. A variety of new "smart" products that use the latest technology to make homes more energy efficient were on display in Niagara Falls this... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Do you have a smart house?It may not be exactly like the Jetsons' abode, but the automated home of the fu
Do you have a smart house?
Welland Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
It may not be exactly like the Jetsons' abode, but the automated home of the future is closer than you think. A variety of new "smart" products that use the latest technology to make homes more energy efficient were on display in Niagara Falls this... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Orlando: Magic city - Discover AmericaThe Florida city of Orlando has more options than you'd think, writes Megan Sin
Orlando: Magic city - Discover America
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
The Florida city of Orlando has more options than you'd think, writes Megan Singleton. The Tree of Life is actually man-made. Photo / Supplied I'm on the Hogwarts Express in a replica English carriage as we depart from King's Cross Station. We... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Orlando: Magic cityThe Florida city of Orlando has more options than you'd think, writes Megan Sin
Orlando: Magic city
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The Florida city of Orlando has more options than you'd think, writes Megan Singleton. The Tree of Life is actually man-made. Photo / Supplied I'm on the Hogwarts Express in a replica English carriage as we depart from King's Cross Station. We... Read more
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Quartz
Here’s why we don’t have flying cars yet - Quartz Flying cars in The Jetsons and Back to the Future and Star Trek’s sp
Here’s why we don’t have flying cars yet
Quartz / Posted 11 days ago
- Quartz Flying cars in The Jetsons and Back to the Future and Star Trek’s spaceships and teleportation may have captured the imagination decades ago, but most current methods of transport have been around a... Read more
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The Atlantic
Thinking Outside the CubeThe office of the future probably won’t look like something out of The Jetsons,
Thinking Outside the Cube
The Atlantic / Posted 12 days ago
The office of the future probably won’t look like something out of The Jetsons, with levitating desks and workers who communicate telepathically. But it could resemble a different fictional realm. “It’s going to look a lot more like Harry Potter,”... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Calls for peace following violence in north St. LouisST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Calls for calm and peace were issued Thursday afternoon foll
Calls for peace following violence in north St. Louis
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 13 days ago
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Calls for calm and peace were issued Thursday afternoon following the violence that erupted Wednesday night after two St. Louis City police officers shot and killed an 18-year-old after he allegedly pointed a gun at the officers... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Eco-themed youth opera 'Second Nature' has world premiereThus far, the kid-friendly shows presented by Lyric Unlimited at the Civic Oper
Eco-themed youth opera 'Second Nature' has world premiere
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Thus far, the kid-friendly shows presented by Lyric Unlimited at the Civic Opera House have been honorably intentioned but uneven in quality and uncertain of reach. Did these amusing but frivolous entertainments really succeed in stimulating interest... Read more
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CNET
Talk to your house with these voice-activated smart-home systemsUntil recently, controlling your smart home tech boiled down to apps and automa
Talk to your house with these voice-activated smart-home systems
CNET / Posted 14 days ago
Until recently, controlling your smart home tech boiled down to apps and automation -- scheduling a smartened up lamp to turn on at sunset, for instance, or using your phone to turn it off after you've climbed into bed. But what if you could simply... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
12-Mile-High Tower May Launch Spacecraft HorizontallyThoth Technology last month won patents in the U.S. and UK for a space elevator
12-Mile-High Tower May Launch Spacecraft Horizontally
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 14 days ago
Thoth Technology last month won patents in the U.S. and UK for a space elevator -- a 12-mile-high tower that could herald a new era of space transportation. If all goes as planned, the freestanding ThothX Tower will be the tallest structure in the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Scooby-Doo Is Coming Back to the Big Screen: Get All the Details on the New Animated Film!an on-the-spot episode... In addition to several drawings of the Beatles, "Chi
Scooby-Doo Is Coming Back to the Big Screen: Get All the Details on the New Animated Film!
Houston Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
an on-the-spot episode... In addition to several drawings of the Beatles, "Childhood Memories" by Ron Campbell features "The Flintstones," The Jetsons" and "Scooby-Doo" characters as well as Scrooge McDuck, Winnie the Pooh and Tigger and Smurfs,... Read more
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MobileMag
5 Science Fiction Concepts You Didn't Know That Already ExistSome people love sci-fi stories for their promised escape to far-flung times an
5 Science Fiction Concepts You Didn't Know That Already Exist
MobileMag / Posted 16 days ago
Some people love sci-fi stories for their promised escape to far-flung times and places; others love the genre for its unique philosophical quandaries it presents. However, nearly everyone is drawn to science fiction because of the fascinating alien... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Enough With the Ridiculous Storm Names!MASSIVE, DEADLY STORMS AREN’T “FUN” Jason Samenow, the normally reasonable lea
Enough With the Ridiculous Storm Names!
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 16 days ago
MASSIVE, DEADLY STORMS AREN’T “FUN” Jason Samenow, the normally reasonable leader of the “Capital Weather Gang” blog on the Washington Post must have gone over to “the dark side." I agree with him on practically everything, so it was a shock to see... Read more
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Philly.com
'Hurricane' Schwartz: Storm names are out of controlGlenn “Hurricane” Schwartz, Chief Meteorologist, NBC10 Philadelphia Last update
'Hurricane' Schwartz: Storm names are out of control
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz, Chief Meteorologist, NBC10 Philadelphia Last updated: Monday, August 17, 2015, 3:45 PM “SUPER EL NINO” /”RECORD EL NINO AREN’T ENOUGH”? As I’ve pointed out in a couple of blogs, a possible record El Nino continues to... Read more
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/Film
Warner Bros. Sets Animated Scooby-Doo Reboot for Fall 2018Last summer we learned that Warner Bros. was putting together a new big screen
Warner Bros. Sets Animated Scooby-Doo Reboot for Fall 2018
/Film / Posted 16 days ago
Last summer we learned that Warner Bros. was putting together a new big screen version of Scooby-Doo, but at the time it wasn’t clear if it would be another live-action/CG hybrid or if the studio would return to Hanna-Barbera cartoon roots with an... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why haven’t flying cars taken off?Flying cars in The Jetsons and Back to the Future, or Star Trek’s spaceships an
Why haven’t flying cars taken off?
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
Flying cars in The Jetsons and Back to the Future, or Star Trek’s spaceships and teleportation, may have captured the imagination decades ago, but most current methods of transport have been around a long time. Railways were being rolled out rapidly... Read more
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The Age
A wheelie cool way to get to work – if only it were legalPerhaps you've caught a glimpse of one during your morning commute and stopped
A wheelie cool way to get to work – if only it were legal
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
Perhaps you've caught a glimpse of one during your morning commute and stopped and stared: a snappily dressed businessman, gliding along through the crowd of pedestrians like a superhero. Or maybe it was a weekend beachcomber, attracting crowds as... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Senate told of future of driverless carIt sounds like something out of The Jetsons. But according to trucking and roa
Senate told of future of driverless car
Sky News Australia / Posted 20 days ago
It sounds like something out of The Jetsons. But according to trucking and road safety groups, driverless cars are on the way. The independent vehicle safety advocate says future autonomous cars might not even have a steering wheel. But ANCAP CEO... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Driverless cars on the way, senators toldIT sounds like something out of The Jetsons. BUT according to trucking and roa
Driverless cars on the way, senators told
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
IT sounds like something out of The Jetsons. BUT according to trucking and road safety groups, driverless cars are on the way. The independent vehicle safety advocate says future autonomous cars might not even have a steering wheel. But ANCAP CEO... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Major shift in transport technologyThe future of transport is now, Dr Mark Stevenson says. The University of Melb
Major shift in transport technology
Otago Daily Times / Posted 21 days ago
The future of transport is now, Dr Mark Stevenson says. The University of Melbourne professor was the keynote speaker at the annual New Zealand Traffic Institute (Trafinz) conference, which opened in Dunedin yesterday with the theme of Transport... Read more
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CNET
This autonomous smart home 'bot looks kind of creepyI'm a bit torn when it comes to "The Jetsons'" vision of the future. Flying car
This autonomous smart home 'bot looks kind of creepy
CNET / Posted 22 days ago
I'm a bit torn when it comes to "The Jetsons'" vision of the future. Flying cars? Count me in. But Rosie, the family's omnipresent robot housekeeper is kind of...meddlesome. I mean, do we really want autonomous busybodies taking control of our... Read more
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Daily Press
New gamma knife at Riverside faster, betterIt took just 57 minutes for Riverside's radiosurgery team to treat two widely s
New gamma knife at Riverside faster, better
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
It took just 57 minutes for Riverside's radiosurgery team to treat two widely separated lesions in the brain of Thomas S. Jones last Tuesday. The Williamsburg resident returned home the same afternoon and hasn't had a problem since, he said. "It's... Read more
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Denver Post
Who has the better head coaching job: CU's MacIntyre or CSU's Bobo?Kiz: In a state where fans are crazy about the Broncos but won't cross the stre
Who has the better head coaching job: CU's MacIntyre or CSU's Bobo?
Denver Post / Posted 25 days ago
Kiz: In a state where fans are crazy about the Broncos but won't cross the street to watch college football, I'm not sure that you could describe coaching the Buffaloes or the Rams as a dream job. In Boulder, Mike MacIntyre will always be compared... Read more
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Forbes
Google's Nest: Big Data And The Internet Of Things In The Connected HomeFormed by ex-AppleApple engineers, Nest Labs develops products designed to brin
Google's Nest: Big Data And The Internet Of Things In The Connected Home
Forbes / Posted 28 days ago
Formed by ex-AppleApple engineers, Nest Labs develops products designed to bring Big Data and the Internet of Things into our homes via its smart thermostats, fire alarms and security cameras. The company was bought out by GoogleGoogle last year for... Read more
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The Advocate
Even at 40, Mercedes-Benz Superdome has stayed fresh, but how much longer can it last?For the Superdome, 40 is the new 30. And that promises to extend the stadium’s
Even at 40, Mercedes-Benz Superdome has stayed fresh, but how much longer can it last?
The Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
For the Superdome, 40 is the new 30. And that promises to extend the stadium’s viability for at least another two decades. An ongoing post-Katrina interior remodeling combined with an exterior makeover, plus a level of cooperation with the principal... Read more
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Philly.com
Wanting to punch teachers no longer disqualifies you to become president, apparentlyRepublican presidential candidate Chris Christie said during a television inter
Wanting to punch teachers no longer disqualifies you to become president, apparently
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said during a television interview Sunday that the national teachers union deserves a “punch in the face.” Christie made the over-the-top comment during CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper on... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Peter Chianca: HitchBOT, we hardly knew yeAs you’ve probably heard by now, hitchBOT -- the Canadian hitchhiking robot who
Peter Chianca: HitchBOT, we hardly knew ye
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
As you’ve probably heard by now, hitchBOT -- the Canadian hitchhiking robot who’d made successful trips across Canada, the Netherlands and Germany -- met an untimely end only a few weeks into his trip across the U.S., when he was beheaded in... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
Mayday call goes out for AstroA GISBORNE home for the last remaining crop spraying Tiger Moth in the world is
Mayday call goes out for Astro
Gisborne Herald / Posted a month ago
A GISBORNE home for the last remaining crop spraying Tiger Moth in the world is under threat and new co-owner Wayne “Biggles” Greaves needs help to keep it here. The Tiger, named Astro, has been housed in the Gisborne Aviation Preservation Society... Read more
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The Advocate
There is life after 40: Thanks to recent and coming improvements, Superdome looks viable for many years to comeFor the Superdome, 40 is the new 30. And that promises to extend the stadium’s
There is life after 40: Thanks to recent and coming improvements, Superdome looks viable for many years to come
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
For the Superdome, 40 is the new 30. And that promises to extend the stadium’s viability for at least another two decades. An ongoing post-Katrina interior remodeling combined with an exterior makeover, plus a level of cooperation with the principal... Read more
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TechCrunch
Is This Flying Car Company For Real?We’ve been promised a flying car for as long as I can remember. From The Jetson
Is This Flying Car Company For Real?
TechCrunch / Posted 1 months ago
We’ve been promised a flying car for as long as I can remember. From The Jetsons to Back To The Future, we’ve been sold this dream for years and years. Owning something that starts out on the ground and ends up flying through the air is something I... Read more
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Business Wire
Mouser Asks Engineers to Prove Their Genius on What Makes the Perfect Smart Home with New Home Automation Challenge“I remember watching The Jetsons as a kid and wondering if I would live in a ho
Mouser Asks Engineers to Prove Their Genius on What Makes the Perfect Smart Home with New Home Automation Challenge
Business Wire / Posted 1 months ago
“I remember watching The Jetsons as a kid and wondering if I would live in a house like that. And now as an adult, seeing some of the work from companies like Insteon and AiroCorp, we’re a lot closer to that home of the future than we think,” said... Read more
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Evening Standard
Activité, iKettle and Skylock: the new gadgets proving that analogue tech is on the riseBut what about those of us who don’t want to live in The Jetsons? Chrome and po
Activité, iKettle and Skylock: the new gadgets proving that analogue tech is on the rise
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
But what about those of us who don’t want to live in The Jetsons? Chrome and polished white plastic looks great on the bridge of the Starship Enterprise but I live in a two-up-one-down cottage in Wandsworth Common with chintzy curtains and... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding dronesTown Square About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flock
Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones
Mountain View Voice / Posted 1 months ago
Town Square About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the goal of zeroing in on better rules and tools to govern the growing drone market. This is just the beginning.... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The brave new future of foodAn artists’ impression of a 3D food printer. It’s not too far from the truth!
The brave new future of food
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
An artists’ impression of a 3D food printer. It’s not too far from the truth! FOR decades, pop culture has been trying to predict what our future meals will be like, from The Jetsons devouring meals in pill form to the pizza hydrators the McFlys... Read more
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Herald Sun
The brave new future of foodFOR decades, pop culture has been trying to predict what our future meals will
The brave new future of food
Herald Sun / Posted 1 months ago
FOR decades, pop culture has been trying to predict what our future meals will be like, from The Jetsons devouring meals in pill form to the pizza hydrators the McFlys used in Back To The Future. And the reality may stranger than fiction. Scientists... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Would you eat a 3D printed burger?An artists’ impression of a 3D food printer. It’s not too far from the truth!
Would you eat a 3D printed burger?
The Courier Mail / Posted 1 months ago
An artists’ impression of a 3D food printer. It’s not too far from the truth! FOR decades, pop culture has been trying to predict what our future meals will be like, from The Jetsons devouring meals in pill form to the pizza hydrators the McFlys... Read more
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Perth Now
Would you eat a 3D printed burger?An artists’ impression of a 3D food printer. It’s not too far from the truth!
Would you eat a 3D printed burger?
Perth Now / Posted 1 months ago
An artists’ impression of a 3D food printer. It’s not too far from the truth! FOR decades, pop culture has been trying to predict what our future meals will be like, from The Jetsons devouring meals in pill form to the pizza hydrators the McFlys... Read more
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