Recycling is good for the environment as well as the brain
A study using rat cells indicates that quickly clearing out defective proteins in the brain may prevent loss of brain cells.
Seagulls Get ‘Drunk’ on Flying Ants
There have been multiple sightings of inebriated seagulls in southwest England. Known as “anting”, these birds flail around acting, as some say, like drunk birds. And unlike alcohol making humans drunk, can you guess what animal causes seagulls to act drunk?
Seagulls in southwest England are getting ‘drunk’ off the formic acid in the bodies of flying ants, creating a nuisance of themselves.
Google Now Serves 25 Percent of North American Internet Traffic
With a jump from 6% to 25% persuasion is key in Google’s huge leap forward in taking over the North American internet traffic. To handle this amount of growth google is expanding like crazy and now has data centers on four different continents.
Everyone knows Google is big. But the truth is that it’s huge. On an average day, Google accounts for about 25 percent of all consumer internet traffic running through North American ISPs. That’s a far larger slice of than previously thought, and it means that with so many consumer devices connecting to Google each day, it’s bigger than Facebook, Netflix, and Instagram combined.
How Microsoft SkyDrive Is Making Cloud Storage Less Painful
With people’s data needs increasing by 50% every year, and the capacity of device capacity only increasing by 25% there is a clear issue confronting the amount of data storage a person can have. That is why Microsoft has fallen in love with the idea of Cloud Storage. Through the Microsoft SkyDrive they make cloud storage a lot easier for anyone to use to the cloud.
With Windows 8, Microsoft integrated SkyDrive more deeply into the Windows experience, making it easy to save documents and providing a pre-loaded SkyDrive app. In Windows 8.1, the integration advances to the next level; SkyDrive becomes the default place to save new documents.
The Man Who Helped Hire Marissa Mayer Resigns From Yahoo Board
Dan Leob certainly took advantage of his many roles and opportunities laid out for him at Yahoo. After making great appointments, such as helping hire Marissa Mayer, raising huge inflows for the company and much more, Leob is now retiring form Yahoo and hopefully Yahoo will continue to grow and follow in the footsteps of Leob’s ways.
Dan Loeb won. Loeb, an activist shareholder and member of Yahoo’s board, was largely responsible for pushing out one of Yahoo’s CEOs and hiring current CEO Marissa Mayer, boosting the company’s stock in the process. Now, he has agreed to sell back most of his shares and resign from the board with a hefty profit.