Inside the Science of Sharing Rare Blood

Inside the Science of Sharing Rare Blood

His doctor drove him over the border. It was quicker that way: if the man donated in Switzerland, his blood would be delayed while paperwork was filled out and authorisations sought.

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Penny Bailey - Mosaic

October 21st

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First Up-Close Images of Mars’s Near-Miss Comet

First Up-Close Images of Mars's Near-Miss Comet

It may not look much, but these are the first images of Comet C/2013 A1, known as Siding Spring , as it passed by Mars on Sunday . The images were captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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Jamie Condliffe

October 21st

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Mac Mini 2014 Teardown: Minor Tweaks and Major Upgrade Headaches

Mac Mini 2014 Teardown: Minor Tweaks and Major Upgrade Headaches

We're glad to know that the Mac Mini is back —but has it changed much inside? Fortunately, iFixit has torn the sucker apart to find out what lurks within.

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Jamie Condliffe

October 21st

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Facebook updates Paper app for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, fixes issues

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Facebook has pushed out an update for its popular alternative client, Paper, that adds support for the larger displays on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. It also addresses issues that could arise with the keyboard and video playback. Finally, a few stability issues have been fixed to keep the app from crashing.

The new Paper 1.2.4 update is available for free on the iOS App Store.


Filed under: Apps Tagged: Facebook, iPhone 6, iphone 6 plus, Paper, update

Check out 9to5Mac for more breaking coverage of Apps, iPhone 6, and update.

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Mike Beasley

October 21st

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CGI footage of people falling and not getting up makes me laugh so hard

CGI footage of people falling and not getting up makes me laugh so hard

I must be a horrible person because I howled so hard when I saw this CGI footage by Dave Fothergill that shows computer generated people falling down over and over again as they get swept around by a swinging metal fence. Don't get me wrong, I'm rooting for these clumsy CGI folk to make it through but I'm laughing at them too.

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Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

October 21st

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All of Peyton Manning’s record breaking touchdown passes in one chart

All of Peyton Manning's record breaking touchdown passes in one chart

Data Looks Dope's Max Einstein just made this visualization that charts every touchdown pass that Peyton Manning, who is now the record holder for TD passes, has thrown in his career. Yep, all 510 of them (so far). It shows the distance of each pass along with the receiver who caught it from 1998 to October 19, 2014.

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Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

October 21st

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All of Peyton Manning’s record breaking touchdown passes in one chart

All of Peyton Manning's record breaking touchdown passes in one chart

Data Looks Dope's Max Einstein just made this visualization that charts every touchdown pass that Peyton Manning, who is now the record holder for TD passes, has thrown in his career. Yep, all 510 of them (so far). It shows the distance of each pass along with the receiver who caught it from 1998 to October 19, 2014.

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Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

October 21st

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Video: Here’s what it’s like to buy lunch at McDonald’s with Apple Pay

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With the release of iOS 8.1 on Monday, iPhone users for the first time got to use Apple Pay, the mobile payment platform that's secured with the help of Apple's Touch ID fingerprint scanner. A new video posted on YouTube now shows us just what we can expect when we use Apple Pay to buy things in retail outlets — in this case, a meal at McDonald's.

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Brad Reed

October 21st

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Watch The Simpsons get animated to look like other famous cartoon shows

Watch The Simpsons get animated to look like other famous cartoon shows

If you ever wondered what characters from The Simpsons would look like if they got animated in the style of South Park or Archer or Adventure Time or various animes or maybe even made to look like minions, well, here you go. On last night's episode, we got to see what The Simpsons would look like as different cartoons.

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Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

October 21st

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Every episode of ‘The Simpsons’ is coming to your devices with this new app

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Remember when FXX played every episode of The Simpsons and we were all held hostage by our television sets? Well, good news: FXX has announced its "Simpsons World" app through FXNOW that will allow you to watch them all over again.

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Jeff Sorensen

October 21st

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