March 25th, 2011 | brainjuice
- Humans arrived in North America 2,500 years earlier than thought | Science | The Guardian
"Humans first arrived in North America more than 2,500 years earlier than previously thought, according to an analysis of ancient stone tools found in Texas. And the people who left them appear to have developed a portable toolkit for killing and preparing meat."
- Color Looks To Reinvent Social Interaction With Its Mobile Photo App (And $41 Million In Funding)
"Say you walk into a restaurant with twenty people in it. You sit down at a table with four friends, and start chatting. Then one of your friends pulls out their phone, fires up Color, and takes a snapshot of you and your buddies. That photo is now public to anyone within around 100 feet of the place it was taken. So if anyone else in the restaurant fires up Color, they’ll see the photograph listed in a stream alongside other photos that have recently been taken in the vicinity."
(tags:app social possible+disaster+in+the+making )