Sara Gates
Sara Gates previously covered a broad range of topics as a Trends Editor for The Huffington Post. She is currently pursuing a J.D. degree at Fordham University School of Law, and she graduated from NYU in 2012 with a B.A. in journalism and politics.

Entries by Sara Gates

목소리로 휴대폰 충전하는 기기 개발 중!

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 5:58 PM

소리를 질렀는데 휴대폰이 충전된다면?

실제로 노키아와 런던 퀸매리 대학의 과학자들이 개발하고 있는 아이디어다. 그들이 발표한 바로는 인간의 목소리, 음악, 심지어 주위 소리를 사용해 휴대폰 배터리를 충전할 수 있다고 한다.

연구자인 조 브리코 박사는 대학을 통해 발표한 연구 보고서에서 "모바일 기기를 더욱...

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Charger son téléphone avec le son de sa voix pourrait bientôt être possible

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 9:19 AM

Et si vous pouviez recharger votre téléphone tout en lui criant après?

C’est du moins l'idée sur laquelle travaillent des scientifiques de l'Université Queen Mary de Londres et la compagnie Nokia. L'équipe a élaboré le prototype d'un chargeur de téléphone capable de reconstituer la batterie d’un mobile en utilisant...

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We May Soon Be Able To Charge Our Phone Using The Sound Of Our Voice

(6) Comments | Posted August 16, 2014 | 11:17 AM

What if you could charge your phone just by yelling at it?

That's the idea behind a recent collaboration between scientists at Queen Mary University of London and Nokia. The team is working to develop a prototype charger that could replenish the battery of a mobile...

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Astronomers Think This Cosmic Rubble Pile May Show Us How To Avert An Asteroid Disaster

(11) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 4:10 PM

Astronomers are keeping a close eye on asteroid 1950 DA, which is expected to give Earth a close shave on March 16, 2880.

The strange asteroid -- essentially just a half-mile-wide collection of rubble rather than a rocky lump -- could cause tsunami-like...

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Nesting Hawks Are Dive-Bombing Students In New Mexico

(8) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 3:39 PM

Duck, and take cover!

Students at New Mexico State University have been advised to avoid a part of the campus where a family of hawks is currently nesting. According to local reports, the parent hawks are dive-bombing passersby who dare near the nesting spot.

The bird injured...

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Here's Why Women Get PMS, If You Believe This Scientist's Evolutionary Explanation

(85) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 8:41 AM

The symptoms of premenstrual syndrome may be distressingly familiar to many women, but why women get PMS in the first place has long been something of a mystery.

Now one researcher offers a possible explanation, arguing in a new paper that PMS arose in women because it helped...

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This Guy United The World With A Rubik's Cube

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 12:41 PM

How many people does it take to solve a Rubik's Cube? While it usually only takes one skilled solver, a recent college graduate decided to invite nearly 100 people in 11 countries to help complete a single 3-D combination puzzle.

After graduating from Harvard University in May,

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미국 미네소타 주의 작은 마을, 개를 시장으로 뽑다(동영상)

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 1:41 AM

듀크는 미네소타 주의 작은 마을인 커모런트(Cormorant)에 사는 7살 짜리 개다. 품종은 그레이트 피레네(Great Pyrenees). 최근 듀크는 이 마을의 시장으로 선출됐다. 심지어 다른 인간 후보를 압도적인 표차로 제쳤다.

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U.S. Coast Guard Rescues 800-Pound Turtle Trapped In Fishing Net (VIDEO)

(2) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 5:07 PM

It's not every day an 800-pound sea turtle needs a hand. But that's exactly what one stranded leatherback turtle required after the reptile became entangled in a fishing net.

After a recreational fishing boat spotted the trapped turtle off the coast of New Jersey, boaters alerted...

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South Korea's Only Astronaut Just Quit Her Job

(12) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 3:20 PM

Yi So-yeon, South Korea's first and only astronaut, just quit her job.

The 36-year-old engineer cited personal reasons in her resignation letter to the Korea Aerospace Research Institute, according to media reports in Korea.

Yi, who has been on a leave of absence to pursue...

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Robin Williams Graffiti Art Appears In Serbia (PHOTO)

(10) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 2:57 PM

As fans of Robin Williams mourn the actor's passing, memorials to the beloved comedian have popped up all around the world.

The most recent addition to the growing collection of tributes appeared Wednesday in Serbia. Unidentified street artists painted a graffiti...

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Dog Elected Mayor In Minnesota

(111) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 12:17 PM

Dreams do come true -- even for canines.

This week, a 7-year-old dog named Duke was elected mayor of Cormorant, a small town in Minnesota. The 12 residents each paid one dollar to cast their vote, local outlets report.

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Siri Image Presented At Murder Trial: 'I Need To Hide My Roommate'

(8) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 11:56 AM

Did a Florida man suspected of killing his friend ask Siri for advice on hiding a body?

On Tuesday, prosecutors showed the court a screenshot found on Pedro Bravo's iPhone that read "I need to hide my roommate," CBS Miami reports. Siri responded, asking: “What...

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How To Watch The Perseid Meteor Shower Online (LIVE VIDEO)

(7) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 3:32 PM

Prepare for the peak!

The Perseid meteor shower is set to swing into full view in the overnight hours between Aug. 12 and Aug. 13. The sky show was partially obscured by the supermoon earlier this week. But during the peak, well-situated skywatchers should be able...

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French Community Named 'Death To Jews' Urged To Change Name

(11) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 1:06 PM

For decades, a tiny hamlet southeast of Paris lay largely unnoticed. Its name? La Mort aux Juifs or, in English, "Death to Jews."

Now, amid a slew of anti-Semitic attacks in France, a Jewish human rights organization is urging officials to rename the settlement....

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More Than 30,000 Elephants Are Killed Every Year. These Are The People Working To Save Them

(6) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 9:06 AM

More than 30,000 elephants are killed per year for their ivory. The number would probably be higher, if it weren't for the diligent work of conservation organizations in Africa that are dedicated to protecting and preserving the endangered and threatened species.

Just last week, a newborn elephant...

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This Water-Based Tractor Beam Could Confine Oil Spills, Control Floating Objects

(6) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 4:35 PM

We may be one step closer to building a real-life tractor beam.

Scientists in Australia have developed a water-based tractor beam, and while it's not exactly the marvel made famous by "Star Trek," it's pretty darn impressive. It can control water flow patterns, maneuver...

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Supermoon On August 10 Will Be Biggest Of 2014

(78) Comments | Posted August 8, 2014 | 9:00 AM

There's going to be an extra-special moon this weekend.

On Aug. 10, when the moon turns full at 2:10 p.m. EDT, skywatchers will be treated to the sight of a so-called "supermoon" -- and it will be the largest supermoon of the year.


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Here's How To See The 2014 Perseid Meteor Shower

(10) Comments | Posted August 8, 2014 | 8:15 AM

The Perseids are back with a bang.

The 2014 Perseid meteor shower should be visible this weekend for skywatchers in the Northern Hemisphere. The annual celestial show, regarded as one of the most reliable meteor showers of the year, is expected to peak overnight between Aug. 12 and...

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