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1 Walking New York
http://what-if.xkcd.com/110/
2 Universal Converter Box
http://xkcd.com/1406/
3 Query
http://xkcd.com/1409/
4 Into the Blue
http://what-if.xkcd.com/109/
5 Loop
http://xkcd.com/1411/
6 Suddenly Popular
http://xkcd.com/1413/
7 Explore the geysers and waterfalls of Iceland on Google Maps
http://google-latlong.blogspot.be/2014/08/explore-geysers-and-waterfalls-of.html
In his book Tales of Iceland, Stephen Markley wrote, “The problem with driving around Iceland is that you’re basically confronted by a new soul-enriching, breath-taking, life-affirming natural sight every five... minutes. It’s totally exhausting.
8 How Britain and Poland came to be intertwined
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28979789
Britain entered World War Two because of Germany invading Poland. But it failed to save the country from Stalin's clutches in 1945. So has a feeling of historic debt affected Anglo-Polish relations over the years? I hear someone speaking Polish every day. On the train, in a shop, in the street.
9 Google Knowledge Vault
http://googlesystem.blogspot.be/2014/08/google-knowledge-vault.html
New Scientist reports that Google works on supplementing Knowledge Graph with a new database called Knowledge Vault. While Knowledge Graph uses information from a list of trusted sources, Knowledge Vault gathers data from the entire Web.
10 HTTPS as a ranking signal
http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.be/2014/08/https-as-ranking-signal.html
Security is a top priority for Google. We invest a lot in making sure that our services use industry-leading security, like strong HTTPS encryption by default. That means that people using Search, Gmail and Google Drive, for example, automatically have a secure connection to Google.
11 Israel to take over West Bank land
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-29008045
Israel has announced plans to expropriate 4 sq km of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank. The decision to appropriate land south of Bethlehem is believed to be the largest seizure by Israel in 30 years.
12 Mexico probes mass fish death in Lake Cajititlan
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-29011056
Hundreds of thousands of fish have been washed up on the shores of Lake Cajititlan in the Mexican state of Jalisco over the past week. Almost 50 tonnes of dead popoche chub freshwater fish have been removed from the lake.
13 Why are so many people content with just earning a salary and working 9-6 their entire adult life?
http://www.quora.com/Why-are-so-many-people-content-with-just-earning-a-salary-and-working-9-6-their-entire-adult-life
Every one of us is trying to achieve one of the below needs as our highest priority. Which explains why not all are chasing money or fame. Then there is a 2nd need and a 3rd need etc.. The top need dominates much of the adult life and what one pursues etc...
14 Five reasons Belgium has the worst traffic in Europe
http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/aug/28/belgium-worst-traffic-europe-brussels-antwerp-congestion
Traffic congestion analysis consistently shows a surprising fact: Brussels and Antwerp, the two largest cities in Belgium, are the two most congested cities in Europe and North America.
15 Bežecká škola Poprad
http://www.bezeckaskola.sk/
Chcete si zlepšiť fyzickú kondíciu, cítiť sa vitálnejšie, zdravšie a byť v psychickej pohode? Receptom je kondičný vytrvalostný beh a pravidelné cvičenie v spojení s vyváženou racionálnou stravou.
16 IBM Sees Broader Role for Watson in Aiding Research
http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/08/27/ibm-sees-broader-role-for-watson-in-aiding-research/
Watson, the IBM system that won “Jeopardy,” has shown promise in answering some kinds of questions. Now the company sees a broader role, a bit like the deductions that helped its namesake’s famous partner solve fictional crimes.
17 Swiss baby dies after being forgotten by parent in car
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28996755
A 16-month-old baby has died in a car in Switzerland, after one of the parents forgot to drop it off at the nursery on the way to work. The baby was left in a company car park for several hours in La Chaux-de-Fonds near the French border, officials say. "It was not until the end of the day...
18 The sex manual for ultra-Orthodox Jews
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22152700
Sex is a touchy subject - not least among Israel's highly conservative ultra-Orthodox Jews. But an Orthodox therapist and an Orthodox teacher in Jerusalem have co-written a sex guide aimed specifically at this community.
19 Shut Up, Devil! App | The Power to Silence Satan...in Your Pocket
http://www.shutupdevil.org/
The power to silence Satan ... in your pocket! Common categories and an app-wide search make it easy to find the Scriptures you need, when you need them.
20 Millions of historic images posted to Flickr
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-28976849
An American academic is creating a searchable database of 12 million historic copyright-free images. Kalev Leetaru has already uploaded 2.6 million pictures to Flickr, which are searchable thanks to tags that have been automatically added.

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