viernes, 21 de febrero de 2014

"Revenge" against the founder of WhatsApp Face

One of creators of the application was rejected by the social network in 2009. The other traveled a hard road to success

The sale of WhatsApp to Facebook is the most expensive in the technology world in the last ten years. The owners have managed to sell 19,000 successful application billion in representing not only a great financial move. Facebook will pay for their work is a personal vendetta.

Brian Acton, one of the founders of the instant messaging application was rejected by Facebook in 2009. then, he and Jan Koum, the other founder, had just left his job at Yahoo and had to stay. This was the tweet in which he told his misfortune.

Brian Acton @ brianacton Follow Facebook turned me down. It was a great opportunity to connect with some fantastic people. Looking forward to life's next adventure. 4:14 PM - 3 Aug 2009

"Facebook rejected me. It was a great opportunity to connect with great people. Expect got an upcoming adventure in life."

But this was not the only company that refused. Days ago, Twitter had said no, and was comforted by the social network with this sentence: "I have been a long time coming and going," collects "El País". Acton says Forbes, is now about 20% of the company, so 3000 would receive about $ 200 million.

OTHER MILLIONAIRE Acton's story seems to be nothing compared to what he had to live his partner Jan Koum before becoming a millionaire. This Ukrainian born in a village on the outskirts of Kiev came to America to diecséis years with his mother. His father had died and they were so poor they had to eat with the help of the government, which gave them coupons.

Koum was precisely the visionary instant messaging application. Brought up in communist Russia, was used to make conversations tapped and people were talking quietly so as not to be heard by the intelligence service of the Russian government. It was then that he realized that the person to person communication worked better.

Koum Life was not rosy. He came to America fatherless boy and his mother died of cancer in 2000. He studied at the University of San Jose State when he received a call from Yahoo: I wanted to explore the data of the users of search in order to sell advertising. He left the school forever. The rest is history: U.S. $ 6,800 million will be in your bank account.

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They used to decontaminate worn banknotes water and air

They used to decontaminate worn banknotes water and air

An investigation by the National University of Colombia showed that unused tickets can become an activated carbon removes contaminants.

"Paper money that was hitherto discarded wear now have a second life: it may become a material decontaminating wastewater and removes air pollutants," says a study by the National University of Colombia.

According to the report, in the case of Colombia, the high-denomination banknotes circulating in the country have a lifespan ranging between one and two years and four months. The amount of damaged banknotes annually to reach 169 million pieces destroyed, equivalent to about 172.4 tons of gravel-residue resulting from destruction.

María Paula Franco, Masters in Chemical Engineering from the National University of Colombia, conducted an investigation in which this material was converted to an activated charcoal decontamination discharges resulting from the process of manufacturing and printing of tickets.

This material, quote Franco, can be used for removing contaminants from air and water and cleaning effluent (resulting dumping of numerous industrial processes).

The researcher also adds that the Colombian airline fibers are made of cotton, a material suitable for recycling through composting in order to return it to the ground.

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For a rare allergy, a kid can only eat candy

For a rare allergy, a kid can only eat candy

It is a British boy of three years, suffering from Eosinophilic enterocolitis, which causes an extreme allergic reaction if other food ingested.

To live feeding candy? What looks like a not recommended for kids diet is all you can eat Finley Ranson, a British boy three years suffering from Eosinophilic enterocolitis.

It is a strange enfermad, which prevents you from eating normal foods without suffering an extreme allergic reaction. Specialists explain that the body of baby food fight as if they were a virus, which generates internal bleeding. So, the only food that your body can tolerate sweets.

The boy made a series of genetic tests in Great Ormons Street Hospital in London to try to find the cause of his strange illness, however, could not yet determine the causes of the condition.

His mother, Rhys, who tried everything to find a food that will not cause allergies, started giving sweets to small, on the advice of another mother. Surprisingly, the baby had no other side effects, so doctors approved to continue fed on them.

Obviously Finley's life is not easy: small is fed six times a day through a tube, through which it acquired the necessary nutrients for your body, by having a highly liquid nutritional formula components and which is connected to his stomach.

Finley's older sister, Georgia, also suffers from the same disease, though his allergic reaction is not as severe as his. Unlike the baby, she can eat many foods, except dairy, eggs and soybeans, according to the Daily Mail

They moved by the harsh conditions of the children, friends and relatives of Finley raised over 12,000 euros to investigate the causes of allergic reactions and improve their quality of life.

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Tourists are photographed naked in Machu Picchu

The appearance of photographs, taken in November 2013, two tourists posing naked in the citadel of Machu Picchu in Cusco, has created a stir on social networks.

Both persons were identified as Timothy Liam Rudevies Sydney (18), of Australia, and Topp Jared Mathew (30), New Zealand.

It was learned that the Regional Directorate of Culture intervened in the area called the Guardian House, and reported to the Joint Agency of Machu Picchu. The minutes of police action was on November 24 last year.

Note that this is not the first time foreign tourists star in such an event. On Youtube you can see a video, the recording date is unknown, two people running naked in the Inca citadel.

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miércoles, 12 de febrero de 2014

Explain the origin of the mysterious animal found in ca

RARE. The animal was found in a field two years ago. The mystery generated by the discovery of a strange animal in a field area Leubuco party, Adolfo Alsina, seems to have found a logical explanation.

After you observe some veterinarians concluded the same thing: it would be a bovine abortion that survived a few minutes, enough for a farmhand found him and killed him scare a shovel.

"To avoid misunderstandings, apparently abortion would be a cow with the passage of time has made that meets these characteristics such as elongated neck. But there are others such as the conservation of hair on the animal and neck also coincides with the diameter of a bovine, the position of the ears that appear below, against the jaw is a result of having been suspended from the head, retraction of leather has made the ears go below, "said Daniel Belot, one of the veterinarians who had contact with the body stuffed animal.

As for the possibility of there being a surviving abortion, the specialist noted that "may have been alive for several minutes and this may have coincided with the passage of this person to see him."

Belot brought tranquility to the people: "Do not create doubts and speculations, because you can say things that are not. People to be quiet. "

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A super cast a woman to require "Rates Cuid

A consumer of the locality of Loma Hermosa, in the party of Tres de Febrero, reported that he was thrown from a supermarket for claiming the presence of products of the "Care Prices."

The claim of Naomi Elizabeth Grassi was released by the Association advocate DEUCO consumers and on Saturday 8 February in a branch of the supermarket Day, located on Avenida Eva Peron (former Route 8) No. 9735 occurred.

Among the alleged irregularities observed lack of client placement price of the products on the shelves, making it necessary to approach the box to check the values, so the presence of sum carts loaded corridors include goods that impede access them.

"For all that often made my complaint to the manager of the local who with respect to the lack of price I would answer that reclamase mothers who come shopping with children because it is they who take away prices. Quite simply never echoed the claims were made, "he described.

"With my product list in hand I began to control every time I did my shopping. If beforehand there were no prices were typically less expected finding prices care, and so it was not found many of the brands listed in the list or magazine showing what the Care Rates, "he said.

Given these irregularities, the consumer called the Secretariat of Commerce of the Nation, which first had difficulty placing the branch in the records of the agency and then they said how they should be prices, the existence of the magazine with the prices and if any missing should have a sign explaining the lack of merchandise.

He was then recommended that efectuase claims to supermarket managers. In its complaint, the consumer decribe what happened with every product we had planned to buy. Mostly there was due and buy equivalent products at a higher price.

When I decided to report these claims to be in charge of the place, had a verbal argument with her and finally told that an employee had to be removed from the premises.

"This was what happened. Users We ask that as we control, go, do, claim and receive the mistreatment of these people who keep doing what you want," he said.

"Not just this if behind every complaint is not going to trade and acted as it should. Believe and I am convinced that the closure of each place that does not comply with the agreement would be the best solution," concluded the complainant.

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The first Nokia with Android and Galaxy S5 between novelty

The first Nokia with Android and Galaxy S5 among the novelties of 2014

Devices will be launched at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the world's largest mobile show. Finnish strategy change and Samsung will make a radical redesign of its stellar phone.

Between 24 and 27 February at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the big names in technology will face in the second major technology fair of the year. After showing the latest in televisions and computers in Las Vegas, this time will be the turn of the mobile market.

And while two weeks left to start the event, and have met some of the releases that stand out in this version of the show, which will be marked by smart watches, cheaper phones and colonization of previously unthinkable Android brands as Nokia.


According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Nokia will be present at the fair in Barcelona with his first phone equipped with Android operating system, after years of working with your own system (Symbia) and then adopting Windows Phone, today virtually the only manufacturer to use this system, in part because Microsoft owns a percentage of the company.

The project, temporarily called "Nokia X" would not be a team of their top line, but rather a focus for the midrange market, especially in emerging countries, where the company has established itself well device.

Yes, as does Amazon Kindle Fire tablets in their, Nokia is expected to change his way the operating system, from aesthetics to create own shop, designed and managed by Nokia to control access, especially for applications maps that keep even the Finnish brand to the forefront.


After years of presenting their new devices at special events, this year Samsung decided to advance the release of the Galaxy S5, team logo at the Mobile World Congress.

The team, successor line phones with Android best sellers in the world, Galaxy, will be unveiled at an event called Unpacked and, as has been advanced, the design will be completely different to that seen in the S3 and S4 lines, which share too many similarities in the aesthetic.

One of the biggest improvements is the screen, which is expected to last more than 2K (two thousand pixels high) resolution, which will be higher than a Full HD TV.

The apparatus also bring new features to enhance the security of user data plus applications specially designed to maintain a healthy lifestyle, as evidenced by the concepts of "outdoor" and "fitness", among others, used in the official invitation to event.


Another innovation that could make 2014 be the commercial redesign of the Taiwanese company HTC, which last year dazzled with his HTC One-picked the best of the event, but failed to sales success than expected. To improve its latest financial results, the company acknowledged that will focus on the launch of mobile phones costing less than $ 150.

The successor to the HTC One, yes, still in development, but could be presented in a separate event.

Chinese company Huawei, meanwhile, could use the fair to present its first Barcelona smartwatch, along with their traditional smartphones and tablets, which would also make LG, which would join Samsung and Sony as the leading brands that have entered smart fashion watches.

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jueves, 6 de febrero de 2014

What I got my sights on

Our bow season has been open for about a month now. It has been so stinking hot, humid and rainy that we've not been up in the stands much. We are patiently waiting for it to cool off some and it looks like it just might, right in time for our muzzle loader season and a short shotgun gun season this month. So, we decided to head out last week to sight the shotguns and muzzle loaders in.
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Paying my off my debt - Molasses’ Pumpkin Bread


Yup, I’ve been MIA from blogging lately but rest assured folks, I’m back and have lots to talk about. We’ve been on vacation to Hatfield McCoy Trailsriding 4-wheelers….we held a benefit for a great friend and co-worker of mine…. planted a garden….. did some turkey hunting…. just plain living and enjoying the spring weather.

So back to paying off my debt...this benefit I helped coordinate, well we had one of my employees design the flyer to advertise the benefit since you know….he’s a graphic artist and all. So he did…and didn’t charge us a dime for his time. 

But he did have one request….I had to make him pumpkin bread with pudding on top. So let me clarify what he means….I need to bake the bread three-quarters way done, leaving the top un-baked because he likes the “pudding” on top…. AKA unbaked bread batter. I ask no questions. 

Molasses’ Pumpkin Bread

3-1/2 cups flour
2-1/2 cups sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 – 16oz can pumpkin
1 cup oil
4 eggs

* Preheat oven to 350*
* Grease and flour (2) 9x5x3 loaf pans
* In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt baking soda and cinnamon. Set aside
* In a separate bowl, stir together pumpkin and oil. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beat well after each addition. Set aside
* Make a well in the center of the flour mix and add the pumpkin mix in.
* Stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. 
* Pour into pans.
* Bake at 350* for 1 hour (or 45 min. for pudding top).
* Let cool 10 min then turn onto racks.

So now you are probably wondering why is this called Molasses' Pumpkin Bread….and there’s no molasses used in the bread. Well, most of my employees have been nicknamed by me. My one employee that did the flyer for us….I call Molasses. He earned it because…..yes, he is slow as molasses. The boy has one speed….slowwwwwww
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