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Kyocera Shows Off It’s Flexible Phone That Turns Into A Bracelet At MWC   http://www.androidheadlines.com/2014/02/kyocera-shows-flexible-phone-turns-bracelet-mwc.html

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Yesterday the Ivanpah solar plant went live.  It's in the desert near Las Vegas, and uses thousands of mirrors to concentrate light onto a tower, generating heat and power.  To acknowledge the investment by Google, they reoriented some mirrors :-)

More details about the project: http://gigaom.com/2014/02/13/the-hoover-dam-of-solar-is-now-live-in-the-desert-of-california-why-its-so-important/
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From late last year, but wow! 10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself
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Interested in software programming for kids?

My son, +Kevin Elgan, just launched a new Google+ community around +Tynker, the company he works for that has a development platform for teaching kids to code. 

If you're an educator, or are just curious about +Tynker, please join the community!!

https://plus.google.com/b/118148771423849046876/communities/109970184909296036591?cfem=1
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A Surprisingly Long List of Everything Smartphones Have Replaced and Will Soon Replace http://t.co/WPOPadC6SE 
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Fans of Back to the Future are going to love this, Nike Designer Says Marty McFly's Power Laces Are Coming Next Year. 

http://solecollector.com/news/tinker-hatfield-confirms-nike-mag-will-release-with-power-laces-20151/
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Google turns on download Gmail archive feature. https://www.google.com/settings/takeout
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Creating and growing startups with hard work, love and a little magic.
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  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Sturm College of Law
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