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  • Featured: Remarkable images of military parades, world-record attempts, mass exercises, and enormous performances.
  • "The masses of people can look beautiful or intimidating, projecting a sense of strength and abundance."
  • "Individuals can become pixels in a huge painting, or points on a grid, or echoes of each other in identical uniforms."
  • Bios aims to reinvent the cemetery: Bios Urn is made from biodegradable materials that will turn into a tree when planted
  • Inside the urn is a pine seed, "which can be replaced by any other seed or plant, and will grow to remember your loved one."
  • "When planted, the tree seed is nourished by and absorbs the nutrients from the ashes of your body which are contained inside."
  • Recycled Water, "from toilet to tap," goes through several stages of purification making it cleaner than water from a brand-name bottle.
  • 13 percent of adult Americans say they would absolutely refuse to even try recycled water
  • Recycled Water is excellent technological solution for California's drought; but it faces a marketing challenge from "Yuck Factor"
  • "Switch lets users search anonymously for jobs through an algorithmic matching process and a UI similar to Tinder."
  • 9 of the top 50 companies in the United States are listed as employers on the service, with 400,000 job applications.
  • " Jobr, a direct competitor, has also raised $2 million in seed funding."
  • study used fruit flies to research genetic variations
  • scientists were able to identify close to 80 genes linked to the differences in behavior
  • researchers were able to breed the late risers to produce more chronotypes like themselves, indicating a genetic basis to the behavior
  • Singapore Changi Airport has indoor and outdoor gardens with a koi pond and butterflies
  • Skytrax awarded it "Worlds Best Airport" last year
  • Many airports in Asia receive government support; last year the airport made more than $2 billion in retail sales
  • Scientists have created an optical lens to attach over an inexpensive smartphone camera lens to amplify images 120 times
  • Lens would be a cheap and convenient way for students to do field studies or classroom work; could also have clinical applications
  • Researchers are producing the lenses by hand, using a hand-built device like a inkjet printer; bulk production would require manufacturing equipment
  • Sexual assault on college campuses has recently been labeled an epidemic
  • New online tool, Callisto, is built by survivors and stores holds information for them to choose to report or save info on their attackers
  • University of San Francisco will be the first of 3 initial participating universities to beta-test the program
  • roughly 10% of schools in the city will close but new prison will be built
  • 81% of closing schools will affect lower income black population
  • Intention is to cover city's debt by cutting back on new educational materials, arts and sports
  • Organizations have always assumed people needed to work; now realizing that they must create a place where people want to work
  • People are using non-traditional ways of earning a living such as creating products on Etsy, renting on Airbnb, driving for Uber or Lyft, etc.
  • Catered meals, onsite dry cleaning, beautiful office spaces, modern technology, and flexible work programs are becoming standard perks
  • Customers can create something from scratch or from a scanned item
  • Items can be made from plastic to stainless steel to gold, some printed on-site and others with third-party printers
  • First store to offer it is Lowe’s-owned Orchard Supply Store in Mountain View, California
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