Golfing in Iceland's midnight sun: lava beds, angry birds, winds
REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - The names of the world's greatest golf venues roll off the tongue like a putt rolling toward the cup. Pebble Beach. St. Andrews. Valderrama.
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KALQ Is A New Split-Screen Keyboard Layout Designed To Speed Up Thumb Typing On Tablets & Big Phones
New keyboard layout KALQ is designed to speed up thumb typing on tablets and phablets. Its creators, from the University of St Andrews, the Max Planck Institute for Informatics and Montana Tech, claim that once users have accustomed themselves to the unfamiliar non-Qwerty layout typing performance can become about a third (34%) more efficient than thumb typing on split screen Qwerty layouts.
Insight: Mayflower, meet Exxon: When oil spilled in an Arkansas town
MAYFLOWER, Arkansas - Warren Andrews had just finished putting up balloons for his stepdaughter's 18th birthday party at their suburban home in Mayflower, Arkansas, when his wife came inside and said something was wrong.
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Weird anatomical mashups (includes video)
Artist Brian Andrews has created some animation called “Hominid.” With his work he has combined skeletons of humans, animals, arachnids and insects. It makes for some intriguing, if disconcerting, images.
The Texas Tribune: Sierra Club Fight Over Radioactive Waste in Texas Heats Up
The Sierra Club is suing Waste Control Specialists over its radioactive-waste site near Andrews, Tex. The company says the site is safe, and the county now is getting involved to end the legal claims.