Portfolio

To see works published online, please visit janetburns.contently.com or review the (periodically out-of-date) selections below.

 

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Tampon-Tracking Wearable Helps Skirt ‘A Girl’s Worst Nightmare’ – Forbes

 

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My Migraine Meds Cost $40,000 a Year, And We’ve Known About This Drug for Millennia – AlterNet

 

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This Smart Sex Toy Is Mapping Out Pleasure For Women Everywhere – Forbes

 

Meet Nadine, Singapore’s New Android Receptionist – Forbes

 

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After ‘Year of Pot,’ Cannabis Industry is Worth Serious Cash – AlterNet

 

7 Foods That Have Led to War – mental_floss

 

8 Lesser-Known Miracles of Christian Saints – mental_floss

 

10 Plans to Weaponize Animals – mental_floss

 

9 Rare and Expensive Types of VHS Tapes – mental_floss

 

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Winner Takes All: 8 of the Most Dramatic Format Wars – mental_floss

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Where Are All The Poor Kids in Disney Movies? – AlterNet

 

The Anti-Surveillance State: Clothes and Gadgets Block Face Recognition Technology… – AlterNet

 

 15 Deadly Facts About ‘GoldenEye 007’ – mental_floss

 

If You Don’t Have a Smart Phone, You Don’t Exist – At Least, Not According to Hollywood – AlterNet

 

15 Things Former ‘SimCity’ Mayors Should Know – mental_floss

 

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How Urban Farming Could Change Hawaii – CityLab

 

Gene Cleaners and Robo-Frogs Will Fill Pawn Shop of the Future

Gene Cleaners and Robo-Frogs Will Fill Pawn Shops of the Future – PSFK

 

14 Explosive Facts About ‘Doom’ – mental_floss

 

Will Neuro-Centric Wearables Make Us Better Humans?

Will Neuro-Centric Wearables Make Us Better Humans? – PSFK

 

RIP, Teddy Ruxpin: Connected Toys are the Future of Play

RIP, Teddy Ruxpin: Connected Toys Are The Future of Play – PSFK

 

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Fire Safety Lessons from The Towering Inferno – The Toast

 

The Changing Framework of Online Learning

The Changing Framework of Online Learning – PSFK

 

Army’s New Female Body Armor to Have 3D Modeling Help

Army’s New Female Body Armor to Have 3D Modeling Help – PSFK

 

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Local Surfers Rebuild Their Second Home – The Local (New York Times blog)

 

Award-Winning App Promises Butlers for All

Award-Winning App Promises Butlers for All – PSFK

 

Further articles are available via my Contently page.