“Geek Couture” is a Hit at San Diego Comic-Con

The first-ever Her Universe Fashion Show at San Diego Comic-Con, sponsored by Her Universe, Hot Topic and Nerdist Industries, debuted last night to a packed house and great success with 36 stunning “Geek Couture” designs hitting the runway at the Grand Hyatt Hotel Harbor Ballroom. Only two designers could ultimately win the grand prize – the opportunity… Keep Reading


New York City May Place Security Cameras in Subway Cars

New York may follow Chicago’s lead by placing security cameras in all city subway cars. Although there are currently more than 4,000 surveillance cameras installed in the subway system, none have been placed in subway cars. Currently, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is studying the pros and cons of the potential installation. John Samuelsen, President of… Keep Reading

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$8 Million Grant Announced for Mesothelioma Light-Based Therapy

The National Cancer Institute is awarding scientists at the University of Pennsylvania $8 million dollars towards a clinical trial on light-based therapy for mesothelioma surgical patients. University of Pennsylvania researchers report that they will use this grant to enroll 102 pleural mesothelioma study participants over the next four years. Those patients will be given a photosensitizing… Keep Reading


SingPlay Phone App Puts Karaoke in Your Pocket

NexStreaming, a global multimedia software company specializing in multimedia software development, is pleased to announce the release of SingPlay, a brand new interactive Karaoke recording app available now on Google Play. The new app officially released June 26, 2014 and is available for all Android smartphone devices equipped with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or above.… Keep Reading


Terminal Melanoma Patient Seeks Ban on UK Sunbeds

Mark Carter, who has terminal melanoma, is working with other melanoma patients, doctors and patient advocates towards a goal of forcing a ban on sunbeds in the United Kingdom. Under Carter’s guidance, a film entitled “Dying for a Tan” has been created to garner support for a complete ban on sun tanning beds. Since he… Keep Reading


Online Campaign Seeks Worldwide Animal Rescue Network

Compassion, Inc has launched an Indiegogo campaign in support of their pioneering non-profit business model. They will use donations to open or purchase hostels in underdeveloped countries and provide job training for local residents to operate these ventures. All profits are then used to operate animal rescues. They call this venture the Butterfly Fund. The… Keep Reading


Sneepets: A Social Network for Pets Envisioned by 9 Year Old

“My brother is only 9, so I was very impressed he brought this idea to me,” said Francois Klakocer, Sneepets’ 25 year old co-founder. “My friend Guillaume Monnet, who is 29, and I first dismissed the idea as a feasible business, even though we both have pets and share a love for animals.” After two… Keep Reading


Turn Static PDF Files Into Digital Flip Books

Flip PDF Professional is a digital flipbook publisher gives users a one-stop-shop for creating dazzling brochures, multimedia online shopping catalogs, e-books, and more. Simple enough for amateurs to use, yet powerful enough for professionals, Flip PDF Professional boasts features from drag-and-drop creation to command line mode for silent conversion. Pre-made templates can be used for… Keep Reading


Samsung Takes On iPads with AMOLED Galaxy Tab S

On Thursday, the South Korean manufacturer Samsung electronics has started taking U.S. preorders for a new line of high-end tablets with a digital fingerprint reader – a direct attack against its U.S. rival’s iPad tablet. Galaxy Tab S, which was announced on Thursday night in New York, will arrive in stores in July. It shares… Keep Reading


Romanian Indicted for Hacking George Bush’s Email

A Romanian man was indicted Thursday for hacking the emails of famous people, including one member of former President Bush’s family. The Department of Justice has reported that Lehel Lazar, 42, also known by his pseudonym “Guccifer”, was indicted for online fraud, unauthorized access to secure computers, aggravated identity theft, online harassment and obstruction of… Keep Reading

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