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Beijing opens entire train system to smart phones

From now on, all Beijing train lines will support NFC-enabled smart phone entrance. The passengers no longer need to utilize public transport cards or tickets, and can simply swipe their phone to go into the train, Chinese media Beijing Youth Daily is reporting.Smartphones installed with NFC(near-field wireless interaction)module can support …

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Nailing down ads for the holiday season

Believe it or not, it’s that time again for us to start gearing up for the holidays. Not every brand sufficiently prepares their paid media campaigns for this fast-paced season — and for e-commerce brands, this is especially crucial. Getting ahead of the competitive holiday season is a recurring obstacle. …

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New Apartment Décor Ideas For The Design Lover

If you’ve finally purchased the condo of your dreams or you are moving into a new apartment, try keeping a few décor tips in mind. Whether you’re revamping to a new space or simply redecorating your current abode, a few interior design tricks can leave your humble home looking flawless. …

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Two Weeks Later, Bitcoin is Forking Again

On August 2, Bitcoin–easily the most valuable single cryptocurrency by orders of magnitude–suddenly forked when a group of users decided not to support the adoption of changes to the blockchain system proponents claimed would make BTC transactions faster. Right now, there are two forks, or divisions in Bitcoin: Bitcoin Cash, …

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Scientists Design Micromotor to Deliver Antibiotics

There are many hurdles a potentially useful antibiotic compound has to clear before it’s used in humans. Many substances can kill bacteria, but they come with unacceptable side effects. Others simply lose their effectiveness in the human body or are difficult to deliver where they are needed. Researchers from the …

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How 10 Runners Beat Their Marathon Personal Best

Photo: Courtesy of Jocelyn Bonneau If you’ve just run your first marathon, you might relate to the common “never again” sentiment as you struggle to move your Jell-O-like legs. But once the soreness wears off and you’re basking in the glow of your achievement, it’s natural to wonder how much …

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Healthy Chocolate Fudge Truffles

Guys.  I’m excited.  About these truffles.  These Healthy Chocolate Fudge Truffles…  REALLY EXCITED, GAHHHH! Well, I’m clearly so excited that I can’t even form proper sentences  😉 So, in case you didn’t guess, I’m pretty pumped about this recipe.  So pumped that I somehow forgot to mention that these are just …

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Cretaceous Flowers Found Preserved in Burmese Amber

In a paper published recently in the journal Palaeodiversity, U.S. paleontologists described a new species of angiosperm flower, Tropidogyne pentaptera, found in seven pieces of 99-million-year-old (mid-Cretaceous) amber excavated from a mine in Myanmar (also known as Burma). Tropidogyne pentaptera, holotype. Scale bars -1 mm. Image credit: George O. Poinar, …

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Cassini Image: Saturn’s Clouds Up Close

NASA’s Cassini mission has shared an amazing close-up portrait of Saturn taken from the Cassini robotic probe. This is a false color image of Saturn, with exaggerated colors to enhance subtle variations in color to bring out details of the cloud structure. The view is centered on 46 degrees north …

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