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Special effects master Ray Harryhausen dies at 92

When Ray Harryhausen was 13, he was so overwhelmed by "King Kong" that he vowed he would create otherworldly creatures on film. He fulfilled his desire as an adult, thrilling audiences with skeletons in a sword fight, a gigantic ...

dateMay 07, 2013 in Other
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TED tailors 'ideas worth spreading' for TV

The prestigious TED gathering known for perspective-shifting presentations by the brilliant and famous is tailoring "ideas worth spreading" for a television audience. TED teamed with the US Corporation for Public Broadcasting ...

dateMay 04, 2013 in Other
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Learning platform uses quiz concept

Can university students, schoolchildren and employees play their way to knowledge? Can computerised games help to reverse worrisome school drop-out rates? Yes, say the researchers behind the Norwegian-developed Kahoot! learning ...

dateApr 26, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Taking transistors into a new dimension

A new breakthrough could push the limits of the miniaturization of electronic components further than previously thought possible. A team at the Laboratoire d'Analyse et d'Architecture des Systèmes (LAAS) and Institut d'Électronique, ...

dateMar 12, 2013 in Nanophysics
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