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3 cups of coffee a day good for your (female)...
“According to a study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, coffee can stave off the effects of aging on the brain—specifically in women over the age of 65. “MRI brain scans revealed that women who drank three cups of coffee per day (or 6 cups of tea) had lost less brain tissue called white matter than those who drank less.” Unfortunately men who drank the same...
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how google works
The google team does its best to explain in three videos the main principles behind its three core businesses: search, ads and apps. On the google operating system blog
html5 and h.264 support grows
Microsoft has announced support for HTML5 and the H.264 encoding format in IE9, the next version of its web browser, becoming the latest company to throw its weight behind H.264-based HTML video playback, following YouTube and Vimeo. Using HTML5, publishers will be able to serve video directly into a range of modern browsers without an external plugin like Adobe Flash or Microsoft Silverlight. ...
Cloud-Based, Open-Source Future For Teachers?
The U.S. Department of Education has released an 80-page draft of its National Educational Technology Plan entitled Transforming Education: Learning Powered by Technology. (NETP). It advocates “21st Century learning” as the path to transforming education: “engaging and empowering learning experiences for all learners… and leveraging the power of technology to provide...
@anywhere brings Twitter integration to any site
Evan Williams, Twitter’s CEO, has announced the @anywhere platform, which will allow site owners to integrate Twitter information and features directly into their sites. So a blog with @anywhere integration will allow a user to hover over the blogger’s name to pop up a Twitter box where the user could see if he or she was following the blogger, follow them if not, and even tweet the...
secondbar adds menu to second monitor
SecondBar adds a customizable menu bar to your second, third, or tenth monitor, letting you keep your focus on one screen at a time. It has all the features of OS X’s built-in menu bar, along with being drag-able. The app is still in its early development stage, but it seems stable enough for regular use at the moment, and more features appear in the works. SecondBar is a free download, Mac...