Using Census data, we’ve figured out that half of the United States population is clustered in just the 146 biggest counties out of over 3000. (via Half Of The United States Lives In These Counties | Business Insider)
The LilyPads, which are plastic, contain a mesh with a nano-tech coating. When sunlight hits the surface, it spurs a reaction that breaks down material in the water nearby. The process is sufficient to eliminate E. coli and salmonella, and also helps trap heavy metals, (via These Nanotech Lilypads Clean Water Just By Floating In It | Co.Exist | ideas impact)
A fascinating and beautiful hydrozoa.
The Portuguese man-of-war is infamous for its painful sting, but one photographer finds the beauty inside this animal’s dangerous embrace.
By Jane J. Lee
Photographs & video: Aaron Ansarov
A Portrait of the Portuguese Man-of-War (National Geographic)
CRM Video meetings are free to participants but subscribers to the service are charged per minute of data and provided a Dropbox-type arrangement for any recordings. A gig of data provides for four hours of HD video, Meek says.
The call initiator can also import documents into a video call, which applications like Skype and FaceTime don’t allow. After being given access, the other party can then pinch, zoom and scroll through the document. (via Virtual Spectator founder takes on big boys of video conferencing :: Idealog :: the magazine and website of New Zealand creative business, ideas and innovation)