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January 7, 2014
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So schafft die Werbung den «idealen» Frauenkörper

«Ich will meiner Tochter zeigen, warum die allgegenwärtigen Models mit der Realität nichts zu tun haben», sagt eine Mutter. In knapp 40 Sekunden zeigt dieses Video, wie ein normaler Frauenkörper mit Photoshop in ein unrealistisches, nicht existierendes Schönheits-Vorbild verwandelt wird. … Continue reading

December 24, 2013
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New Study Reveals the Biomechanics of How Marine Snail Larvae Swim

Equipped with high-speed, high-resolution video, scientists have discovered important new information on how marine snail larvae swim, a key behavior that determines individual dispersal and ultimately, survival. Researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and Stony Brook University grew … Continue reading

December 10, 2013
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Stop-Motion-Film für den Walschutz

15-Jährige gewinnt Wettbewerb zum Schutz des Ostseeschweinswals Wussten Sie, dass es in Deutschland Wale gibt? Viele Menschen sind verblüfft, wenn Sie hören, welche außergewöhnlichen Wildtiere direkt vor ihrer Haustür anzutreffen sind. Doch der Ostseeschweinswal ist vom Aussterben bedroht – lediglich … Continue reading

August 17, 2013
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The value of seeing a mind in meditation

Using neurofeedback techniques, Dr. Judson Brewer of Yale says he can teach people to “see” the subjective experience known to meditators as mindfulness. Brewer explains that too often we trip ourselves up when we get caught up in our own … Continue reading

January 23, 2013
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Survey Shows People Need More Help Controlling Personal Info Online

New videos and tips from Microsoft help consumers better manage privacy. REDMOND, Wash. — Jan. 23, 2013 — To mark Data Privacy Day 2013, Microsoft Corp. released new data reflecting consumers’ perceptions about how their information is used online and … Continue reading

December 17, 2012
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IBM Reveals Five Innovations That Will Change Our Lives within Five Years

Breakthroughs will mark the era of cognitive systems when computers will, in their own way, see, smell, touch, taste and hear ARMONK, N.Y. – 17 Dec 2012: Today IBM unveiled the seventh annual “IBM 5 in 5” (#ibm5in5) – a … Continue reading

November 17, 2012
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Technology in the Classroom

Teaching future educators how to read and write in a new way Rachel Karchmer-Klein, an associate professor in the University of Delaware’s School of Education, is teaching future educators to read and write multimodal texts, which includes everything from literature … Continue reading

October 29, 2012
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comScore Releases September 2012 U.S. Online Video Rankings

Maker Studios Inc. Climbs Into #3 Position in YouTube Partner Channels Ranking RESTON, VA, October 29, 2012– comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore Video Metrix service showing that 181 million U.S. … Continue reading