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by Frank Hammon posted Aug 27 2014 12:08PM
And are you tired of the selfie? Get ready for the "thermie."
New technology will let you take a picture of the heat emanating from your body, using an infrared camera that attaches to the back of your iPhone 5 or 5s. Apple stores already started selling the $349 FLIR One.  
Warm things show up bright on the iPhone screen, and cold things are dark. There's a direct upload to Facebook for our fun, but it could also help with the job of electricians, plumbers and some other contractors. 
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by Frank Hammon posted Aug 18 2014 10:51AM
As far as corny Derek Jeter tributes go, this one will be tough to beat. A farm in central New Jersey carved an image of the retiring New York Yankees captain and a thank you message to him into its five-acre corn maze.
The VonThun Farm near Yankee Stadium display says "Thanks Captain Clutch" and has a baseball with Jeter's No. 2 on it. The farm's owner says the maze will be open from Sept. 20 through Halloween.
 
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Topics : Sports
People : Derek Jeter
by Frank Hammon posted Aug 14 2014 10:18AM
Are you a Fantasy football fan, but you're worried about the impact on your job? Some financial experts say go ahead and start making those picks.
Team management done at the office will cost a loss of about 13.4 billion dollars in worker productivity. But, the CEO of Challenger, Gray and Christmas says that's still less than one percent of the nations 1.5 trillion dollars in wages paid out during that same 15-week period. 
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by Deirdre Blake posted Aug 13 2014 10:36AM

The topic of depression is back at the top of our minds after speculation that the late Robin Williams was affected by the disease. Now Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered a chemical alteration in a single human gene linked to stress that could lead to a simple blood test to see who it affects and person's risk of attempting suicide.
by Deirdre Blake posted Aug 8 2014 11:09AM

Sherrie Dolezal now knows CPR works -- on a lizard. She found her beloved pet bearded dragon Del Sol floating motionless.
So, she started chest compressions and forcing air into its mouth. The Oregon great-grandmother kept at it until Del started moving again. Veterinarian Mark Burgess tells the Statesman Journal Dolezal probably saved the lizard's life.
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Topics : Human Interest
Location : Oregon
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