Tag Archives: Dark

This pocket thermal camera helps you see in the dark

The next time I find myself camping in the Sahara surrounded by lions, I’m going to wish I had a FLIR Scout TK on me. It’s a monocular thermal camera shaped like a cartoon bomb and easily usable in one hand; it picks up objects based on heat, so you can see animals even when obscured by foliage, or footprints ...

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Internet guru Vint Cerf: Beware of “digital Dark Age”

Amy R. ConnollySAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) — Internet pioneer Vint Cerf warned action must be taken to preserve data and the hardware that runs current programs or it will be lost to future generations. Top News – UPI.com

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Can Aphrodisiac Foods Boost Mood And Metabolism? From Dark Chocolate To Oysters, Fact And Fantasy

Can eating certain aphrodisiac foods such as dark chocolate really spark your romance and even boost your weight loss? With Valentine’s Day just around the cooing corner, it’s time to separate fact from fantasy on foods such as dark chocolate and oysters, reports Reader’s Digest. When it comes to oysters, researchers have confirmed that they contain amino acids that kick-start ...

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Brett Brown sees daylight at end of 76ers’ dark tunnel

It may be years before the Philadelphia 76ers are able to compete with the rest of the NBA, but their coach has stayed optimistic through the long process. BOSTON — There was a moment of optimism around the 76ers on Monday night. It soon passed. Nerlens Noel, last year’s first-round draft choice, was making his preseason debut more than a ...

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Thor tchotchkes to brighten a fan’s Dark World

Working at CNET means working with people who know how to answer the question, “Most awesome Thor-related gift, any suggestions?” I was looking for something to entertain my convalescing aunt, who’s a big Thor fan from the Jack Kirby days. She’s embraced the current Avengers series, including the Hemsworth movie despite its lack of Donald Blake, and has been counting ...

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‘Thor: The Dark World,’ movie review

What weird sorcery is this? “Thor: The Dark World” may not be thunder from the movie gods, but it is — shock! — an entertaining journey into mystery, action and fun. That wasn’t a preordained outcome. Thor’s 2011 Marvel Comics film adaptation — a crucial set-up for “The Avengers” — was a dull deal, with giant robots attacking empty southwestern ...

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