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Depression: Are You Suffering From it?

Depression: Are You Suffering From it?

By Val Powell April 15, 2014

Depression is a common mental disorder that affects millions of people but can be treated. The treatment varies depending on each patient’s needs, but this cannot be done if the depression goes undiagnosed. The symptoms and types of depression can …

Google Starts Calico To Keep You From Dying Google Starts Calico To Keep You From Dying
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Google announced the creation of a new company called Calico today. According to Google, it will focus on health and well-being with an eye specifically on aging and diseases associated with it. Simply put, they want to figure out how …

The Egg Came First, But It All Depends on Semantics The Egg Came First, But It All Depends on Semantics

Forget Edward and Jacob – are you on team Egg or team Chicken? The quick answer to the question “which came first, the chicken or the egg” is the egg. There were egg-laying creatures well before there were chickens, so …

NASA Looks For the Origin of Life NASA Looks For the Origin of Life

NASA this week revealed that it is simulating the conditions believed to have created the organic molecules that may have been the precursors to life on Earth. An experiment at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is mimicking the conditions observed …

Life on Earth Visualized As One Single Day Life on Earth Visualized As One Single Day

A better understanding of our world through short, easy-to-understand animations? Count me in. If you were looking to ruminate on the origins of life, here’s a nice little video that takes you from the first single-celled organism to the present …

Alicia Silverstone: Mouth-Feeding Her Son is Natural Alicia Silverstone: Mouth-Feeding Her Son is Natural

Would Cher, the main character from the Amy Heckerling’s 1995 comedy “Clueless”, support her real world counterpart’s peculiar method of feeding her son? As if! Last month, actress Alicia Silverstone posted a very odd video featuring her incredibly unusual approach …

Zoe Saldana Very Interested in Starting a Family Zoe Saldana Very Interested in Starting a Family
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Zoe Saldana, star of such notable cinematic endeavors as “Avatar”, “The Losers”, “Colombiana”, and the “Star Trek” remake is ready and willing to tackle a brand new adventure: motherhood. Isn’t starting a family is the next logical step after starring …

Dartmouth Hazing: Fraternity Gets 3 Years Probation Dartmouth Hazing: Fraternity Gets 3 Years Probation

The Dartmouth hazing perpetrated by some individuals of questionable moral standing at Sigma Alpha Epsilon finally has a bit of closure. In a letter to the fraternity sent on Friday, Associate Dean of the College for Campus Life April Thompson …

Britney Spears Home Sells for a Cool $4.2 Million Britney Spears Home Sells for a Cool $4.2 Million
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Britney Spears’ home has sold to the highest bidder, according to TMZ. When most people put their beloved house up for sale, they only hope to get what they’re asking for it. If they’re lucky, of course. Given the current …

Jenny McCarthy Excited About New Relationship Jenny McCarthy Excited About New Relationship
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Jenny McCarthy’s dating habits are always good for quick gossip. Over the weekend, I’m sure the most asked question amongst the young, hip, and connected was “Is Jenny McCarthy really dating Chicago Bears player Brian Urlacher?” Although rumors were circulating a …

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Second Life Attempts To Make Rebound

You probably have forgotten about Second Life (the virtual world from Linden Labs), right?

 

Remember, that’s that virtual world that got a TON of hype back in 2005/6. It was on the cover of magazines. On CNN and other TV shows. It looked like it was going to be THE new thing of the decade.

 

What happened?

 

Well, a few things.

 

Life Goes Live Online

Getty Images and Time Inc. have partnered to launch Life.com, which will feature seven million photos from the 1850s through today.

The photos feature descriptions and are categorized allowing users to view, rate, share and link to images in the vast collection.  In addition to the Life photos, Getty plans on adding about 3,000 new images daily.

Google Takes LIFE Photo Archive Online
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Google said today it is partnering with LIFE magazine to make more than 10 million images available online from the magazine’s photo archive.

One of the most interesting things about the project is 97 percent of the photographs have never been seen by the public. The collection contains iconic images from the 20th century with works from LIFE photographers Alfred Eisenstaedt, Margaret Bourke-White, Gordon Parks, and W.Eugene Smith.