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Manuel Alves
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Compact cities offer a better chance at upward mobility, according to a new study.
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It's a poignant fact of life: no matter how much we exercise, or how many wheatgrass smoothies we slurp, our bodies still age. As the years pass, skin wrinkles, eyesight falters, hearing fades. It's called senescence—the natural course of aging. All animals succumb, except a rare and lucky few: the rougheye rockfish, for instance, can live more than 200 years with negligible signs of aging; ocean quahogs more than 500 years before dying from dise...
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Library Card. November 7, 2011. Tags: Andrew Carnegie, books, carnegie library, public library. « previous Up, Up and Away — Exploiting Billions next ». Search. Search for: Archives. 2016 · January · February · 2015 · January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September ...
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"Magnetic wristbands improve your sporting performance, carbs make you fat, and just about everything gives you cancer. "
Ingrained cognitive biases play a role, as does inverted snobbery about educational privilege. But we must battle on, says this scientist
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The richest 1% now has as much wealth as the rest of the world combined, according to Oxfam.
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Fog on Mars, storms on Jupiter and fiery flares on the Sun - vivid close up images of our nearest planetary neighbours.
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The question of what sets humans apart from other animals is one of the oldest philosophical puzzles. A popular answer is that only humans can understand that others also have minds like their own.
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Mexicans consume more carbonated drinks than any other nation, per capita, so two years ago the government introduced a soda tax. Is it working?
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Noam Chomsky is a renowned intellectual, an eminent theoretical linguist, cognitive scientist, philosopher, author, political activist and a major figure in analytic philosophy. He has spent most o…
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Engenheiro de Sistemas e Informática
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  • Libware
    Administração de sistemas, 2007 - present
  • Universidade do Minho
    Administração de sistemas, 1993 - 2006
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Braga, portugal - Lisboa, Portugal - thessaloniki, greece
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Libware, Braga.
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  • Universidade do Minho
    Engenharia de Sistemas e Informática, 1988 - 1992
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In 1975, this Kodak employee invented the digital camera. His bosses mad...
www.brw.com.au

In 1975, 26-year old Kodak engineer Steve Sasson presented his prototype digital camera to the company’s technical, marketing and business d

Roger Waters pediu a Gilberto Gil e Caetano Veloso para que estes cancel...
blitz.sapo.pt

Músicos brasileiros informaram, contudo, que o concerto continuará de pé.

OpenBiome will pay for poo
www.gizmag.com

OpenBiome is paying donors for their doo-doo in an effort to gather more materials for fecal microbiota transplants (FMTs), a relatively new

Forget GMOs. The Future of Food Is Data--Mountains of It | WIRED
www.wired.com

The tiny startup already has created a reasonable facsimile of chicken eggs---an imitation that's significantly cheaper, safer, and possibly

Música Anúncio Smart fortwo 2013 (Todo o Terreno 4x4)
aquelamusicanuncio.blogspot.com

Música do anúncio Smart fortwo 2013 (Todo o Terreno 4x4) - Artista: Ron Cazzato (Voz), Música: Born to Race. A música foi criada exclusivame

Road-testing Samsung's S Translate on the Galaxy S4
news.cnet.com

CNET's Shara Tibken navigates her way around Japan using Samsung's translation app. The results are ... interesting. Read this article by Sh

Bill Gates: Here's My Plan to Improve Our World — And How You Can Help |...
www.wired.com

Bill Gates on how innovation is the key to a brighter future, and how we're only just getting started.

Halloween Costume Pictures: Spooky Styles a Century Ago
news.nationalgeographic.com

From roller skates to swastikas, see how people in the early 1900s celebrated what one expert calls the United States' "rogue holiday."

New Species of Dolphin Found in Australia
news.nationalgeographic.com

Hiding in plain sight, researchers find a new species of humpback dolphin living off the coast of Australia.

Avegant Virtual Retinal Display
reviews.cnet.com

Avegant CEO Ed Tang stops by with a prototype of the company's Virtual Retinal Display, which uses micromirrors and advanced optics to proje

Schneier on Security: Why It's Important to Publish the NSA Programs
www.schneier.com

Wm • October 8, 2013 7:16 AM. There is one thing that all people need to accept and understand. That is that the NSA, as well as all governm

Cost of ObamaCare: Obama Care Cost
obamacarefacts.com

What is the cost of ObamaCare? ObamaCare, Obama's new health care law, has a massive impact on health care costs. ObamaCare's cost is estima

Subsídio de 12 euros para barbeiro exigido na Carris - JN
www.jn.pt

Os trabalhadores da Carris querem receber um subsídio mensal de 12 euros para cortar o cabelo. A proposta vai estar em discussão entre os re

Fernando Pimenta conquista segunda medalha de ouro nas Universíadas
www.publico.pt

Canoísta vice-campeão olímpico voltou a subir ao lugar mais alto do pódio, agora por vencer a prova de K1 500 metros.

Destruídos 43 ninhos de vespa asiática no Alto Minho desde Dezembro
www.publico.pt

A Protecção Civil de Viana do Castelo apelou à população, no início do ano, para participar a detecção de novos casos de ninhos de vespa asi

NetAppVoice: The Real Problem In Working From Home (It's Not What You Th...
www.forbes.com

If you give employees the right to telework, be careful! The very technology that enables telecommuting and working from home could be destr

Contrato polémico do BPN leva BIC a exigir ao Estado cerca de 100 milhões
www.publico.pt

O grupo luso-angolano, que pagou 40 milhões de euros pelo BPN, enviou para o Tesouro facturas de cerca de 100 milhões de euros ao abrigo do

Sepultura de mulher com 8000 anos descoberta em Alcácer do Sal
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Esqueleto estava num monte de conchas perto do rio Sado, deixadas lá pelos últimos caçadores-recolectores em território português. Não muito

Happy 100th birthday to the Bohr atom
arstechnica.com

Bohr's simple model led to quantum mechanics and beyond.