Monthly Archives: October 2014

What you need to know about Friday’s injury report

By Patra, Kevin A.J. Green participated in Bengals' practice for the third straight day and is questionable versus the Jaguars. But running back Giovani Bernard is out. What else can we glean from Friday's injury report? ...read more

Source: The NFL.com

Category: Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles, Darren Sproles, Jason Kelce, Mychal Kendricks, Todd Herremans, Brandon Boykin, Jordan Cameron, Bashaud Breeland, Owen Daniels, Luke Joeckel, Giovani Bernard, Eric Berry, Michael Johnson, Doug Martin, Rashad Jennings, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Cullen Jenkins, Steve Weatherford, Ahmad Bradshaw, Erik Walden, Reggie Wayne, Arthur Jones, Phillip Taylor, Vontae Davis, D'Qwell Jackson, Chris Canty, Brandon Flowers, Donald Brown, Tony Romo, Marshal Yanda, Geno Smith, Max Unger, Byron Maxwell, Russell Okung, Kam Chancellor, Patrick Peterson, Stepfan Taylor, Tony Jefferson, Brian Cushing, Jadeveon Clowney

    

The Georgetown Set: Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington

By Michael O'Donnell Sunday dinners at Joe Alsop's Georgetown home followed a strict protocol. The evening began with dry martinis to disinhibit the guests: ambassadors, justices, reporters, and members of Congress. Ladies had to be escorted into the dining room, and the sexes disbanded after dessert: men to the library and women upstairs. ...read more

Source: Barnes And Noble

Category: Reviews & Essays, POLITICS

    

GovBeat: The likely next governor of Texas has lived a life full of Lone Star ambition — one that may take him beyond his home state.

By Reid Wilson AUSTIN — The governor of Texas is not legally required to possess a supreme amount of self-confidence, but a law like that might as well be on the books. Sam Houston governed the state. The last two incumbents, George W. Bush and Rick Perry, ran for president. Read full article ...read more

Source: The Washington Post

Category: newsletter

    

LIVE: Giants World Series victory parade

LIVE: Giants World Series victory parade ...read more

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Percy Harvin utilized often in N.Y. Jets debut

By Wesseling, Chris Newly acquired wide receiver Percy Harvin made his presence felt almost immediately in his first game with the N.Y. Jets. Find out who else has seen an uptick in playing time in our midseason snap report. ...read more

Source: The NFL.com

Category: New York Jets, Kenny Britt, Chris Clark, Percy Harvin, Mark Ingram, Pierre Thomas, Brandon Gibson, Ryan Kerrigan, Chris Givens, Jonas Gray, Paul Cornick, Stedman Bailey, Khiry Robinson, Dion Jordan, Christine Michael, Telvin Smith, Jarvis Landry, Trent Murphy

    

There and back again: Extending optical storage lifetime by retrieving photon echoes from semiconductor spin excitations

(Phys.org) —For all of their differences, classical and quantum communication have at least one thing in common: the importance of being able to store optical information. That being said, optical storage is a complex process that depends largely on the material being used to convert, store and retrieve this information ...read more

Source: phy.org

Category: Physics

    

HP announces Sprout—a truly innovative workstation

Hewlett-Packard Co has announced the development of a new kind of computer workstation—one that combines the power of a desktop computer with 3D scanning and projection—and adds a second display surface that is actually a touchpad. The workstation, called the Sprout will go on sale next week for $1,899. ...read more

Source: Tech Xplore

Category: Consumer & Gadgets

    

'Swiss cheese' membrane with adjustable holes

A new membrane, developed by University of Twente scientists, can be made more or less porous 'on demand'. In this way, smart switching between 'open' and 'closed' is possible, which opens the way to innovative applications in biosensors, chemical analysis and katalysis. The researchers of the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology ...read more

Source: phy.org

Category: Chemistry

    

Method to reconstruct overt and covert speech

Can scientists read the mind, picking up inner thoughts? Interesting research has emerged in that direction. According to a report from New Scientist, researchers discuss their findings in converting brain activity into sounds and words. Their study, "Decoding spectrotemporal features of overt and covert speech from the human cortex," was ...read more

Source: Tech Xplore

Category: Engineering

    

Method to reconstruct overt and covert speech

Can scientists read the mind, picking up inner thoughts? Interesting research has emerged in that direction. According to a report from New Scientist, researchers discuss their findings in converting brain activity into sounds and words. Their study, "Decoding spectrotemporal features of overt and covert speech from the human cortex," was ...read more

Source: phy.org

Category: Technology

    

DARPA circuit achieves speeds of 1 trillion cycles per second, earns Guinness world record

Officials from Guinness World Records today recognized DARPA's Terahertz Electronics program for creating the fastest solid-state amplifier integrated circuit ever measured. The ten-stage common-source amplifier operates at a speed of one terahertz (1012 GHz), or one trillion cycles per second—150 billion cycles faster than the existing world record of 850 ...read more

Source: phy.org

Category: Technology

    

Daniel Sedin scores PP goal in OT, gives Vancouver Canucks 3-2 win over Montreal Canadiens

Daniel Sedin scored a power-play goal 2:45 into overtime, off an assist from twin brother Henrik, and the Vancouver Canucks bounced back from a blown lead and beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Thursday night. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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