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Travel Back 50 Years to 1964 New York World’s Fair

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In 1964, the New York World’s Fair opened with radical technologies and dazzling futuristic displays.

Fifty-one million visitors descended on Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, N.Y. over two six-month seasons in 1964 and ’65 to experience innovations like “picturephones,” lunar crawlers and Belgian waffles. The Ford Times called it “a lively and lavish concoction of spectacular entertainment.”

Though a conflict with the Bureau of…

Giant Asteroid Set Earth’s Crust in Motion 3 Billion Years Ago

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Earth was still a violent place shortly after life began, with regular impactors arriving from space. For the first time, scientists have modeled the effects of one such violent event – the strike of a giant asteroid. The effects were so catastrophic that, along with the large earthquakes and tsunamis it created, this asteroid may have also set continents into motion.

The asteroid to blame for this event would have been at least 37km in diameter, which is roughly four times the size of the…

Pinterest’s “Choose Your Own Adventure” Could Be A Travel Product

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Scientists Raise Odds of El Niño This Year to at Least 70%

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There is a greater than 70% chance that an El Ni

Hillary Clinton: I Am Thinking About Running for President

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton chose a strange venue to drop one of her biggest hints yet that she’ll be running for president

Speaking to the Marketo Marketing Nation Summit 2014 (“the Marketing Event of the year”), Clinton reportedly said, “I am thinking about it,” when asked of her 2016 intentions.

She also joked to the crowd of 3,500 marketers, many of whom paid $1,195 to attend the event, “I’m…

Google Glass Just Became an Excellent Way to Live Stream

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Google Glass Explorers have a new way to live stream events through Glass

Livestream.com launched its first app for Google Glass, which app allows users to broadcast events to others through Glass in real time.

The app is much simpler than its existing iOS and Android ones. While Livestream’s mobile apps let users upload text and photo updates to events and add filters to videos, Livestream’s app lets users share what they’re looking at in real…

How to Choose the Best Social Media Cover Images

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Stop right now before you settle for a pre-selected Google+ cover image just because it’s there, it’s easy, and it was hand-picked by Google so it has to be a winner, right? Wrong; picking from a limited assortment of cover photos shows that you’re either lazy or uncreative, both of which don’t bode well for you whether it’s a business or personal social media (SM) profile. Like it or not, your cover image is just as important as your profile image and it depends on what type of…

Huge 8.2 Earthquake Strikes Off the Coast of Chile

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A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck 100 kilometers off the coast of Chile at 7:46 p.m. ET, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While initial reports did not indicate a major death toll, the quake reportedly did cause mass evacuations and widespread fears up and down the coast of South America

The quake’s epicenter was under the sea floor about 62 miles northwest of Chile’s northern coastal town of Iquique, according to the USGS.

Following the major seismic event, officials ordered…

Huffington, Sandberg say Sleep Your Way to Success

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One of the most important keys to success, according to both Sheryl Sandberg and Arianna Huffington, is getting enough sleep

The two women appeared onstage at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco Thursday to discuss the importance of being well-rested, gender equality in corporate America and the need to change the definition of success — the theme of Huffington’s latest book, Thrive.

During the sold-out event, sponsored by the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, Sandberg and Huffington…

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Amazon Is Holding a Video Event on April 2

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Amazon issued press invites on Thursday for an event in New York City related to video.

The event will take place on April 2, 2014 and is designed to “provide an update on our video business.”

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Amazon is holding an event in New York City to provide an “update to its video business.”

Could this be the place where Amazon unveils its long-rumored streaming video box? The timing certainly aligns with the latest reports.

Over the last few…