Canary: Smart Alarm System Learns as You Use it, Protects Your Home From Fire and Theft

August 1, 2013 by  
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Having an alarm system is great when robbers strike, but the rest of the time, it can be kind of a pain. False alarms and overly simple sensors mean that sometimes you have to do the thinking for your alarm system. That could change thanks to a new smart alarm system called Canary that can actually tell the difference between a normal day at your house and an event like a fire or burglary. The best part is that the longer you have it, the smarter it gets. Read the rest of Canary: Smart Alarm System Learns as You Use it, Protects Your Home From Fire and Theft Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Canary alarm , Canary app , Canary Home Alarm , Canary home monitoring system , Canary on Indiegogo , Canary smart alarm , home alarm app , home alarm system , home monitoring app , Home monitoring system , Indiegogo alarm funding , Indiegogo alarm project , Indiegogo Canary alarm , Indiegogo funding , Smart alarm system , Smart home monitoring , smartphone home alarm , smartphone home monitoring        

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Ohio Professors Remediate Streams to Turn Toxic Runoff into Vibrant Paint Pigments

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Read the rest of Ohio Professors Remediate Streams to Turn Toxic Runoff into Vibrant Paint Pigments Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: acid drainage , acid runoff , coal mines , environmental art , ferrous oxide , Guy Riefler , John Sabraw , Ohio University , paint pigments , stream remediation , sustainable art        

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Ohio Professors Remediate Streams to Turn Toxic Runoff into Vibrant Paint Pigments

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The Caribbean has Lost 80% of its Coral Reefs According to Catlin Seaview Survey

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Coral reef photo from Shutterstock Overall, the world has already lost 40% of its corals due to pollution, climate change , and overfishing. Recently the Catlin Seaview Survey found that reefs in the Caribbean have declined by an alarming 80%, creating problems for the marine ecosystem as well as the local community, which depends on tourism and natural resources to survive. The Catlin project , which commenced in September of 2012, hopes to paint a more accurate picture of how the globe’s coral reefs are faring and create a “baseline” to help future scientists work towards conservation. Read the rest of The Caribbean has Lost 80% of its Coral Reefs According to Catlin Seaview Survey Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: anguilla , barbuda , belize , bermuda , California , caribbean , catlin group , catlin seaview survey , coral reef , florida , global change institute , Great Barrier Reef , mexico , ove hoegh-guldberg , san diego , scripps institute of oceanogoraphy , st. lucia , stephen catlin , the university of queensland , turks & caicos        

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