Samsung GALAXY Note II With LTE Available Oct. 25 from Sprint

1. The Samsung GALAXY Note II will be available Oct. 25 for $299.99 from Sprint with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement (excludes taxes and surcharges). For Sprint, this marks the first smartphone screen at larger than five inches. Te Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has HD Super AMOLED screen technology powering …

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China Economic Rebalancing and Goldman’s worst case

1. Barron’s – Goldman Sachs’ Jim O’Neill, the man who will forever be described as the guy who coined the term BRICs, outlines what a Chinese hard landing would look like if nominal economic growth averaged 7% for the remainder of the decade. Many others would not consider economic growth of 7% per year a …

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Planned Spacex Mission

This mornings launch was SpaceX’s second demonstration flight under a 2006 Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) agreement with NASA to develop the capability to carry cargo to and from the International Space Station. Demonstration launches are conducted to determine potential issues so that they might be addressed; by their very nature, they carry a significant …

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Rossi Energy Catalyzer, Defkalion and other LENR Updates

Ecat World reports that the most recent issue of the American Chemical Society’s Chemical and Engineering News magazine includes an article entitled, “Reviving Cold Fusion.” written by Steven K. Ritter. The brief summary reads, “After 20-plus years of outcast status, unconventional heat-producing nuclear reactions still seem plausible”. The article is really a review of the …

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Telomerase Gene Therapy increase mice lifespan by 24% without increasing cancer

CNIO (Spain) Scientist successfully test the first gene therapy against aging associated decline • The first anti-­aging therapy potentially applicable in humans that acts directly on the genes • The research provides a “proof-­‐of-­‐principle” that this “feasible and safe” approach can effectively “improve healthspan” Mouse lifespan extended up to 24% with a single treatment. EMBO …

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Adjusted Purchasing Power Parity GDP for leading countries

The University of Pennsylvania World Tables 7.0 are the latest thorough analysis of purchasing power parity. The tables analyzed pricing data from 2009. The World Bank/IMF purchasing power parity numbers were from a comparative survey from 2005. It is generally recognized that the World Bank 2005 numbers had a large error by not properly pricing …

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Moving Asteroids by leveraging Gravitational Manifolds

IDEA for Asteroid Retrieval. Low-delta V Trajectories to move a small asteroid to a Lagrange point The Lagrangian points are the five positions in an orbital configuration where a small object affected only by gravity can theoretically be stationary relative to two larger objects (such as a satellite with respect to the Earth and Moon). …

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New Energy Times claims to prove Rossi Fraud via adjustment of power controls during demonstration

1. Mitch Randall writes at New Energy Times. They claim that Rossi manipulated the power controls during the Energy Catalyzer demonstration to Mats Lewan of Ny Teknik. 2. Rossi is claiming that he is being libeled and is preparing to sue to back up the claim. 3. A rumor is that Defkalion will begin selling …

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Simply activating a tiny number of neurons can conjure an entire memory

In a new MIT study, researchers used optogenetics to show that memories really do reside in very specific brain cells, and that simply activating a tiny fraction of brain cells can recall an entire memory — explaining, for example, how Marcel Proust could recapitulate his childhood from the aroma of a once-beloved madeleine cookie. “We …

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Huawei has quadcore chip that is up to 50% faster than Nvidia Tegra 3

EETimes -Huawei has announced a quadcore chip for smartphones and tablets that is 30 to 50% faster than the NVIDIA Tegra 3 Huawei sold 20 million handsets last year and could sell 60 million thus year. The K3V2 chip will also be sold to other makers. If you liked this article, please give it a …

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Electronic Tattoo Monitors Brain, Heart and Muscles

National Science Foundation – Elastic electronics offer less invasive, more convenient medical treatment Imagine if there were electronics able to prevent epileptic seizures before they happen. Or electronics that could be placed on the surface of a beating heart to monitor its functions. The problem is that such devices are a tough fit. Body tissue …

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