The health of the household in the new digital era

Many of us remember still those times in which virtually did not lack in any house the appropriate health encyclopedia. We used to buy the bundles at the newsstand, or sometimes came from collectible magazines, tokens of the Sunday supplement, or promotions by mail from a publisher. It was of general works, full of very heavy drawings of anatomy and some illustrative photos. Caused a pleasant feeling to the touch, and looked with the air scholar, as an intellectual. But it is true that it is not used too much.…

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A frightening wasp eats and mature as the monster from ‘Alien’

A new species of wasp has been called Xenomorfa, due to its frightening cycle of life, parasitic, reminiscent of the behavior predatory monster of the saga of the film Alien. The new species, Dolichogenidea xenomorfa, inject their eggs into caterpillars alive, and the larvae eat slowly the caterpillar from the inside out, bursting once they have eaten their fill. The larvae of the wasps are transformed into wasps adult and continue to search for more caterpillars in which to deposit their eggs. The wasp is one of the three wasps…

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A penis bionic will allow a man to have sex for the first time

Andrew Wardle born without penis, due to suffering from bladder exstrophy, a congenital malformation of the apparatus urogenital that affects one out of every twenty millions of people. But now, at 44 years of age, this man is going to lose its virginity, thanks to which we implanted a penis bionic. As a child, Andrew had to undergo several operations to reconstruct her bladder and to establish a urostomy pouch, a device that collects urine. His life he gave the first major change in 2012, when the doctors decided to…

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Xiaomi presents the arrival at Spanish market of your laptop My Laptop Air 13.3-inch

Xiaomi has announced on Tuesday the arrival in Spain of your laptop My Laptop Air 13.3-inch, with keyboard adapted to Spanish, and the latest generation of Intel Core processors. My Laptop Air features a design “minimalist” that dispenses with the logo engraved on its aluminum surface, as explained by the director of the Globalization of Product, Eduardo Garin, in a press conference held this Wednesday in Madrid. The laptop arrives in Spain with the keyboard adapted to the Spanish-speaking market –has the letter ‘Ñ’-. Is backlit and features black keys,…

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Four diseases that you may catch on the beach

Go to the beach (who can) is one of the great pleasures of summer. But this activity is seemingly harmless, may hide some risks for the health. We don’t want to be alarmist. In fact, 99% of the people who set foot on the beach in dates for the summer are still as healthy as ever. But, neither should we forget that some threats to our health that lurk on the sand and the water of the sea. Here we collect four of them. Parasites Mainly hookworms. These microorganisms usually…

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The creators of Photoshop are creating a tool to detect retouched photos

The creators of Photoshop are investigating how machine learning can help detect manipulations of images to your photo retouching program helped to popularize, to the point that in the common speech to retouch a photo, many times it is called photoshopear. By so doing they have presented an article of investigation to the days of machine vision, CVPR, held last week in Salt Lake City. The technique known as machine learning consists in feeding a neural network with huge data sets to train her, so that when you encounter another…

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Spanish scientists discover the antimonene, a graphene antimony to store energy

Since it was discovered a few decades ago the two-dimensional material of carbon which we now know as graphene, have been developing new and different nanomaterials with many potential applications, including in the field of energy generation and storage. A team from the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) have discovered the antimonene, a new two-dimensional material of a thickness of monoatomic composed of atoms of antimony. Although its existence had been predicted in theoretical studies, only until now has managed to isolate in the laboratory. The authors have described their…

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Created the computer world’s smallest

A group of researchers from the University of Michigan (Usa) has designed the Michigan Micro Mote, a miniature computer of 0.3 millimeters. The new device you lose all the data when it stops receiving energy, as reported by the u.s. entity in an article. The microcomputer, with a size much smaller than a grain of rice, has exceeded the previous device smaller, presented by IBM last march. The current pc occupies one-tenth of the dimensions of the created by IBM. The development project, conducted in collaboration with Fujitsu, was presented…

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The PSOE reactive the war against downloads: 375,000 euro fine and close xcaleta

The Ministry of Culture and Sport, now led by José Guirao, has begun a new persecution against the web of downloads. So test the fine published in the official gazette of 375,000 euros imposed on the pages xcaleta.com and xcaleta2.com. These pages are dedicated to upload content music, film, tv series, and video games to a few hours after the released in the market. Therefore, the second section, known as the Commission Sinde-Wert, has called a “very serious infringement” the activity of these platforms, as dictated by the Law of…

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Miguel del Pino: Grazing with wolves

A farmer family from the region of zamora Sanabria just under a convention signed with the organization GREFA (Group for the Recovery of Species of the Native Fauna) to support the extensive livestock farming of sheep with the presence in the territory of pastures of the iberian wolf. GREFA has submitted this convention to the last day 21 at its facilities in Majadahonda (Madrid). Let’s make clear that this organization is one of the most prestigious in Europe in the field of environmental conservation and the recovery of wild animals…

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The best tournament of youtubers ‘Fortnite’ held at the Gamergy (Photos)

2018-06-23 0 Share Flipear Tweet Send Fortnite, the game of the year, has focused all the attention on the great feast of eSports in Spain during the first day of the ninth edition of Gamergy. ElRubis has been in charge of organising one of the tournaments most important of the world, reaching more than half a million viewers, re-edited the tournament that broke all records several months ago. The biggest event of eGames of Spain, organized by League of video Games Professional (LVP) takes place between the 22 and the…

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The European Union wants to ruin even more the internet with the excuse of copyright

The Committee on Legal Affairs of the European Parliament (EP) has given on Wednesday the green light to a reform of the european legislation on copyright which seeks to protect them through mechanisms that have been universally condemned by public figures such as Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales, the inventor of the web, Tim Berners-Lee or the Prince of Asturias award for his contribution to the birth of the internet Vinton Cerf. The controversy comes in the wake of two specific articles. The number 11 would codify at the european level…

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Dies Koko, the gorilla who learned 1,000 words of sign language

Koko, that was probably the gorilla world’s most famous, has died at 46 years of age. Born in 1971 in San Francisco zoo, and his name was short for Hanabi-Ko, japanese name that means Daughter of the fireworks, as they came into the world a 4 of July. And became world famous when her trainer, dr. Francine Patterson, became the protagonist of an interesting experiment done at Stanford University. The gorilla came to learn how to use more than a thousand words of the language of signs, and it is…

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The united states Supreme supports for states to charge taxes to online retailers

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that state governments have the right to require the shops online payment of taxes for sales made in their territory, even though these businesses lack a physical presence in the same. The decision opens the possibility that state governments raise billions of dollars for these transactions, at the same time that opens up new barriers of entry to small businesses electronic. The opinion has counted with five votes in favor and four against, but the opposite of what is usual in these cases the…

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The remastering of ‘Resident Evil 2’ confirms the campaigns separate for its protagonists

The producer of Resident Evil 2 Remake, Yoshiaki Hirabayashi, has confirmed that the game will feature two campaigns separate for Leon and Claire, unlike what happened in the original game. Hirabayashi explained that the “System Zaps seen in Resident Evil 2 required too much work … it was something new, but today would involve excessive recoil, and would make the game boring. We opted for two separate stories in order to live in the role of Claire or Leon. Although the two frames are not connected, the two characters will…

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Advantages of the personalized education

The increasingly famous infoxication, or excess of information that prevents the receiver to acquire all the content that exists around you, is the great enemy of education. Therefore, the offer of training adapted to each person, their needs, demands and aspirations is elementary. As in marketing customized content based on consumer tastes, the university online makes available to the learner what you want, when you want and where you want it. The fear formed at a distance it fades to each day. The professor has ceased to be the source…

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Instagram launches to compete with YouTube with their service videos IGTV

The company has launched IGTV in an event that has taken place in San Francisco (united States), and which have been brought together content creators from around the world with the largest audience in the social network. Instagram has also revealed that their community already has a billion users. IGTV is designed for use in mobile phones, so that it has resorted to the video walls in full screen, and have been given a duration of up to one hour. IGTV also has its own application, that anything more open…

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Adobe introduces Project Rush, a video editor for ‘youtubers’

Project Rush, which at the moment is in phase beta and that Adobe continues to develop, it has begun to distribute among software testers, which may request enrollment in the beta program. Among the tools of the application, Adobe has highlighted on his blog the built-in editing features to the camera of the device from which to record the content. This software can be used both in its desktop version for PC, mobile and tablets through their application. The projects are synchronized through the cloud from Adobe, updating it automatically…

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Oppo Find X: finally a mobile phone without a mark or ‘notch’ with camera removable front

Oppo has presented this Tuesday in the Louvre museum in Paris to its new mobile high-end, the Oppo Find X, equipped with a processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 8 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of internal storage. But what stands out the most of this new device is that pointing to fashion eliminate almost completely the frames has been taken a bit further, by removing the front camera from the top and placing it on a sliding tray hidden that appears single when an application requires the services…

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Getting married is another way to reduce the risk of a heart attack

The marriage could diminish, and even prevent, the possibility of suffering a heart attack or a stroke. This is the main conclusion of a study published this week in the journal Heart, which stresses how to keep a relationship stable might influence the risk of death associated with it. Around 80% of cardiovascular diseases are attributed to risk factors such as age, sex, blood pressure, cholesterol, smoking and diabetes. However, it is still unknown the cause of the remaining 20%. So a group of scientists from the University of Keele…

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YouTube Music is now available in Spain

Google has announced the arrival of its music service streaming YouTube Music, which brings together in a single platform all of the content official music available on YouTube which provide the artists themselves, in an application that uses artificial intelligence to customize the user experience. YouTube Music is available in a free version with ads, and another subscription that incorporates features that are not available in the basic service, and removes the advertising. YouTube Music Premium, in addition to removing ads, allows you to listen to the videos ‘offline’, download…

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How is losing ice Antarctica? We don’t know yet

One of the secrets is less well-known of the science of climate change is that it is difficult to measure the phenomena about which we are alarmed. There are large discrepancies in the temperature measurements, for example, and a great job of statistical adjustment, especially if it comes from weather stations on land. Neither the level of the sea is a simple thing to measure. Neither the ice: last week was published in Nature a study highly publicized in the media that claimed that the sea level has risen more…

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The extinct cow chata argentina which fascinated Darwin was a unique race

The study, known as the vaca ñata (flat), carried out by a team of australian and swiss, it shows that the variety now extinct, was a unique race and, unlike some bulldogs, not suffering from respiratory problems or power due to their peculiar anatomy. The research, published in the journal Scientific Reports, could help scientists better understand how to protect the endangered species. “Very few people know that hundreds of years ago there was a cow with a face similar to a bulldog, called the vaca ñata,” says Laura Wilson,…

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Miguel del Pino: Silvestrismo: for or against?

After the analysis that in the past article tried to explain the reasons for the warning from Brussels to Spain on the continuation of the hunting of finches and other finches in our country, some readers asked for my opinion on the matter: I will therefore take a stand. Recall that the controversy refers to the hunting of these species with nets of leaves folding , and with the help of birds prepared as a claim. The fate of the animals hunted is their maintenance in captivity for the practice…

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Feminism now explores the “culture of rape” in the dogs walking in the parks

Social scientists really like Steve Pinker or Jordan Peterson time-consuming reporting that many “social sciences” like gender studies or african americans lack any kind of rigour, and are little more than an excuse to promote the call identity politics on college campuses. Alan Sokal has already ridiculed this kind of science postmodern making will publish an article in the scientific journal Social Text entitled “Transgressing the boundaries: toward a hermeneutic transformative quantum gravity” and it was more of a nonsense full of concepts, high-sounding without meaning none. But this lack…

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Amando de Miguel: The ludibrio of the data protection

The last and the most useful invention to provide work for the legion of computer in search of employment or better working conditions is the doctrine of the protection of data. It sounds very good. Nothing more plausible than to protect our privacy. But in the practice it becomes a new formula refined to humiliate the customers or users. You will forgive me a parva personal illustration. Given my age and my natural alifafes, I should get some blood tests from time to time. On each occasion, it repeats the…

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