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Solar Jets Cause Standing Waves in Earth’s Magnetic Field

When jets of charged particles from the sun hit our magnetosphere, some of the ensuing ripples travel towards the north and southern poles and get reflected back. The resulting interference allows standing waves to form, like on a drumhead. from https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/solar-jets-cause-standing-waves-in-earths-magnetic-field/http://ifttt.com/images/no_image_card.png

‘Angry Birds AR’ on iOS lets you fling fowl in the real world

Angry Birds has already made the leap from smartphones to augmented reality and VR. But now, Rovio is bringing some of those lessons back to the iPhone. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/19/angry-birds-ar-iphone-ipad/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?crop=1600%2C1075%2C0%2C0&quality=85&format=jpg&resize=1600%2C1075&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fs.yimg.com%2Fos%2Fcreatr-uploaded-images%2F2019-03%2F819b7400-49f3-11e9-8eff-ec2ff5f3443f&client=a1acac3e1b3290917d92&signature=acc4c0eb8368da106c07512fdd9fe6c4307b0316

Google will shut down its Inbox app on April 2nd

Google+ isn’t the only Mountain View property that’s getting the axe on April 2nd. Apparently, the Inbox app is also bidding its users farewell on the same day. The tech giant first revealed that it’s going to discontinue its smarter take on email late last year, but it didn’t say when specifically. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/19/google-inbox-shut-down/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D1405%252C900%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1025%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-03%252F841ec7e0-4a11-11e9-8edf-6cea0b3f2e96%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D8b977130e435b790a937b4e255ff82b5cbfe7419&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=134008aef46a672daa7705258d4da7d564ec3900

Scientists can turn regular seawater into hydrogen fuel

A team of scientists at Stanford have figured out a way to make hydrogen fuel out of saltwater. The discovery could open up the world’s oceans as a potential source of energy. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/18/scientists-can-turn-regular-seawater-into-hydrogen-fuel/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fresize%3D2000%252C2000%252Cshrink%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-03%252Fa06c3f10-49ce-11e9-adef-a1dad897ba07%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D76af7171d414e5401d45092f24eac094c1ab368d&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=2813fa27865838a8d58242f476b9f7c4ff2b74aa