Wednesday, August 6, 2014


REUTERS:  Water builds up in China quake zone, brings new danger: Xinhua  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/05/us-china-earthquake-idUSKBN0G518B20140805

REUTERS: Russia bans all U.S. food, EU fruit and veg in sanctions response; NATO fears invasion http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/06/us-ukraine-crisis-idUSKBN0G61K220140806

NEW YORK TIMES: W.H.O. Weighing Emergency Decree on Ebola  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/07/world/africa/who-weighing-emergency-decree-on-ebola.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

NEW YORK TIMES: Russian Hackers Amass Over a Billion Internet Passwords  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/06/technology/russian-gang-said-to-amass-more-than-a-billion-stolen-internet-credentials.html

Shoppers Are Fleeing Physical Stores  http://online.wsj.com/articles/shoppers-are-fleeing-physical-stores-1407281362

Fashion meets renewable energy – clothes that charge your smartphone  http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/sustainable-fashion-blog/fashion-technology-renewable-energy-solar-charge-smartphone?CMP=twt_gu

Seven fabrics inspired by nature: from the lotus leaf to butterflies and sharks  http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/sustainable-fashion-blog/nature-fabrics-fashion-industry-biomimicry?CMP=new_1194

Virtual acoustic ‘bottle’ bends path of sound waves better than metamaterials   http://www.kurzweilai.net/virtual-acoustic-bottle-bends-path-of-sound-waves-better-than-metamaterials

Recovering audio from videos  http://www.kurzweilai.net/recovering-audio-from-videos

How to enable the Internet of Things without batteries  http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-to-could-enable-an-internet-of-things-without-batteries

NATURE:  Cancer biomarkers: Written in blood  http://www.nature.com/news/cancer-biomarkers-written-in-blood-1.15624