Sep. 24th, 2014

Geeks are Sexy

Maybe shurikens is to hard to pronounce for the average UK resident.

TSA Agent: Sir you can’t bring this deathstar into the country.

Darth Vader: But that’s just a moon!

TSA Agent: That’s no moon sir.

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#starwars #scifiction #shurikens #sithsarenotninjas
Pete Rizzo

Wow, this is interesting.

PayPal has announced partnerships with the three largest payment processors in the bitcoin space – BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin.

In a blog post penned by senior director of corporate strategy Scott Ellison, PayPal revealed that online merchants in North America will now be able to accept bitcoin via all three companies through its PayPal Payments Hub – its product that enables its customers to accept credit card, mobile carrier payments and other payment methods through a single integration.

Continue reading at CoinDesk

Mark Strauss

To put salt over injury, in Puerto Rico most of the cases are in rural areas than in urban ones. This is unique compared to the 50 states.

The HIV infection rate among African American and Latina women in Southern states now rivals that of sub-Saharan Africa. Although most of those patients rely on Medicaid, the nine Deep South states with the highest infection and fatality rates have not opted to expand the program under the Affordable Care Act.

Read more at io9


#science #health

The new open source project tomviz is helping the 3D visualization of nanotechnology.

Modern computers are built with nanotechnology. A processor contains billions of transistors, each around 14 nanometers. A single bit of information on a hard disc drive is confined to a 10 nanometer domain spinning on a disc 75 miles per hour. The accelerometers in our smartphones contain nano-springs that measure gravitational forces to determine orientation.

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#science #openprojects
I have been licensed since 1994 and I hold a General Class. I need to work on my Extra class, hopefully one of these days.

Activistpost: How to communicate when the world goes silent

So how would you communicate with your family or get help if communications go down? Graywolf Activist Post So if you found yourself in the middle of a wide-scale disaster such as a hurricane or other catastrophe and you had no government coming to help for a while, how would you communicate with your family or others?

Andy Polhamus | South Jersey Times

Antifreeze is attractive and lethal to dogs and cats alike.

A bill penalizing antifreeze manufacturers who fail to put a "bittering agent" in the product to prevent animals from drinking it has been passed by the state Senate.

Jon Southurst
CoinJar to Charge No Fees for New Bitcoin Debit Card

Australia’s CoinJar has announced pricing for its new ‘Swipe’ debit cards, which allow users to load and spend funds from their bitcoin balances at any business in Australia’s widespread EFTPOS electronic debit network.

CoinJar, which launched the trial of its regional-first card product last week, is promising “no activation fees, no load fees, no conversion rates (subject to CoinJar Fair Rate policy), [and]no inactivity fees”.

Continue reading at CoinDesk


Puerto Rico tiene varios hoteles boutiques. Yo se al menos de uno en Rincón, El Convento en el Viejo San Juan y ahora este, el cual es nuevo para mí.

¡Aquí hay un Boricua!: ¡ En Puerto Rico el mejor "Boutique Hotel" del mundo! (astridnahir)

    Inspirados en el “art de vivre” del mediterráneo, acompañado de un mar fronterizo que une diversas culturas y estilos de vida costeros, una pareja joven de puertorriqueños decidió emprender un futuro en el competitivo mundo de la hotelería caribeña.

Elnuevodia: Hurtan 12 vacas en San Sebastián

El oeste de Puerto Rico parece al viejo oeste estadounidense

El precio estimado de cada una es de $1,800



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