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Facebook and Google to Contribute to $3 Million in Annual Prizes for Curing Diseases

Facebook and Google revenue to contribute to $3 million annual prize to scientists curing diseases. Read More »

roku

Roku is an American consumer electronics company that sells streaming entertainment devices. The company manufactures media streamers that grant access to Internet streamed video and audio directly through the television set. On every Roku forum, their devices are praised mainly for their affordability, and free channel and game offers, though they have sometimes also been criticized for visual glitches and ... Read More »

Netflix Signs New Licensing Deal with Turner Broadcasting Network and Warner

Expanded deal between Netflix and the Turner Broadcasting network and Warner Bros for streaming TV shows, results in Netflix diversifying its content catalogue. Read More »

The Fuji X100S May Look Similar To Its Predecessor, But It Has Improved In Almost Every Respect

In 2013, camera companies will be struggling to compete against current generation smartphones, which are providing increasingly better incorporated cameras. Read More »

Top 5 Simple Exercises to Reduce Eyestrain and Improve Vision

Vision therapy describes a set of non-invasive techniques meant to correct vision defects or improve visual skills. Read More »

eye

An eye is an organ specialized in absorbing light and converting it into electro-chemical impulses that are then processed by the brain. To achieve this, the eye contains photoreceptor cells that contribute to forming a representation of the visual world. In humans and complex organisms, the iris controls the amount of light entering the eye by adjusting the diameter of ... Read More »

recept

A precept is a mental concept that is developed when one is “perceiving” something, or creating an image in the “mind’s eye”. A recept is when that vision is repeated often, which then brings it into the subconscious. The subconscious mind is powerful in that it can bring forth an image (that started as a repeated perception in the mind’s ... Read More »

blood clot

If you’re wondering what causes blood clots, a.k.a. thrombus, it is the result of blood coagulation, which is a normal and healthy reaction to bleeding. However, blood clots can also form in abnormal conditions, when they can cause a series of life threatening conditions, including pulmonary embolism, heart attack and stroke. Venous thrombosis, or blood clots in the veins, can ... Read More »

style

The term style can lend itself to a variety of meanings. In the broadest sense, it defines a manner of doing something, or a particular characteristic of a person or object. When discussing works of fiction, style refers to a series of codified gestures by which an author tells a story. It is considered one of the fundamental aspects of ... Read More »

skirts

Skirts are items of clothing that hang from the waist down. In most cultures, skirts are worn exclusively by women, although there are some exceptions. Men’s skirts include the kilt, which is essentially a traditional, knee-long garment wore by men in Scotland, and the foustanella that is worn in the Balkans as part of traditional costumes. The simplest skirts can ... Read More »