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Drone Security Guard Scolds Intruders from the Sky
An unarmed, unmanned aircraft that shines bright lights and broadcasts warning messages is intended to be cheaper than human guards.
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The Chevy Bolt will start at $29,995 after federal tax credit
The Chevy Bolt electric car will start at $29,995 after a federal tax credit of $7,500, GM announced today. For almost a year, GM had been saying that the car would start under $30,000, so it made that mark — just. That makes the Bolt the first electric car to achieve more than 200 miles of range for…
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The all-electric Chevy Bolt costs $30,000
Chevy has hemmed and hawed over the ins and outs of its Bolt electric vehicle’s pricing, but now we have some specifics. Driving one off the lot with the “well equipped” LT trim package comes with a rear camera, 10.2-inch touch screen and a Regen-on-… Full Feed
With Discipline as With So Much Else in Education, Choice is the Answer: New at Reason
What if there wasn’t a one-size-fits-all solution to school discipline? J.D. Tuccille writes: There’s plenty of stupid to go around in public schools with the application of all flavors of discipline policies. The commonality here isn’t lenience or rigidity—it’s the government-run monopoly that…
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vincent leroy creates kinetic art piece for remy martin
the artwork is comprised of an aluminum frame with a 1.10 diameter mirror that moves thanks to an electric engine. The post vincent leroy creates kinetic art piece for remy martin appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Samsung tackles hairy issue with anti-tangle vacuum cleaner
Hair is both a blessing and a curse, as anyone with pets or just a full (or thinning) head of the stuff knows. While it’s nice to run your hands through, it’s not so nice to pull tangled clumps of it out of the grille of a vacuum cleaner. Samsung has developed a new mechanism for its vacuum…
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Novel Crops Topic of Symposium
Although small in acreage planted, they have high nutritional and environmental value
George H.W. Bush Is Voting for Clinton, Facebook Overshare Reveals
Earlier this year, a spokesperson for George H.W. Bush said the 91-year-old was “retired from politics” and did not plan on endorsing a candidate in the upcoming election. Thanks to the unparalleled outing capabilities of everyone’s favorite social network, however, the former president’s preference…
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Broken Politics, Broken Economics
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssEducationStrategyPolitical TheoryBroken Politics, Broken Economics 0 Views [Jeff Deist’s comments at the 2016 Mises Supporters Summit in Asheville, North Carolina, September 16.]Before we hear from Judge Napolitano, I’d like to speak briefly tonight about…
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Seeing silicon crystal transform to amorphous at the atomic scale
Bert & May and Darkroom collaborate on geometric-patterned tile
London Design Festival 2016: Bert & May has partnered with London design label Darkroom to create a range of handmade tiles featuring simple geometric shapes (+ slideshow). (more…)
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The One Workout You Should Know Before the Holidays
Fall is coming, but don’t get lazy. Stay in shape with this high-intensity workout. …Read More »
Emerging Memories: Ship First, Perfect Later
MRAM maker Everspin sees perfection as a barrier to getting traction; Everspin sees putting its technology into production as a way to improve processes and lower costs–the keys to adoption.
Peratech ‘Print’ Smart Buttons on Any Surface
Peratech, which invented quantum tunneling composites (QTC) materials, is now allowing its clients to print a smart button, which people can push with force, on any surface of any materials – including laminated wood.
Digital Trends
Google upgrades Fiber TV with smart search, new look, RT ratings
Definitely one of the most significant upgrades in the last four years, Google has completely overhauled the user interface for Fiber TV. That television service is offered as an option for anyone switching to Google Fiber for Internet service. As detailed on the official Google Fiber blog, the upgraded…
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Do Oxygen Deprivation Masks Actually Work?
You might feel cool looking like Bane, but is it all for naught? …Read More »
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The 10 Best Hoodies This Fall
With loopback, fleece-back and waffle-knit fabrics, the ol’ hoodie is all grown up. …Read More »
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This Is Your Perfect Home Entertainment Setup for Game Day
Feel like you’re at the game. Without the traffic or $9 beer. …Read More »
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Deals of Note: September 20, 2016
How to save on an Anker wireless charger, all-black Rag & Bone high-top sneakers and a Cuisinart toaster. …Read More »
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Today in Gear: September 20, 2016
A celebratory whiskey from Jack Daniel’s, a new clothing collection inspired by surfers and beach bonfires, all-new Panasonic cameras and more. …Read More »
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Sacked BBC journalist who refused to prioritize Prince George’s birth wins £51k in court
A BBC journalist who was allegedly fired in part for prioritizing a report on the anniversary of violence in Sri Lanka over the birth of Prince George has received £51,428 in compensation after suing the news outlet for unfair dismissal. Read Full Article at
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Can Reusing Spent Nuclear Fuel Solve Our Energy Problems?
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How Protecting Animals Led to Allegations of Torture and Rape
Recent human rights abuses in Tanzania’s fight to stop wildlife poaching call into question whether drastic new measures will be above board.
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A novel approach for nanotoxicity evaluation in human cells using SERS
French online restaurant FoodChéri raises €6M Series A
 French food delivery startup FoodChéri, which operates an online only restaurant along the lines of EatFirst in the UK or Munchery’s original model in the US, has raised €6 million in Series A funding led by 360 Capital Partners, and Breega Capital. Read More
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Micro Apartment Complex Coming Soon to Houston
There is a housing shortage in many cities worldwide, which has in recent years led to the emergence of “micro apartment” complexes. These offer small homes, which are just as functional as larger ones, but cost much less. Ivy Lofts is one such “micro apartment” complex. It was developed by Novel Creative…
Next Big Future
D-Wave systems next quantum chip will 1000X faster and will revolutionize machine learning
Dwave’s next quantum chip, due in 2017, will be able to handle 2,000 qubits which is double the usable number in the existing D-Wave 2X system chip. It will be capable of solving certain problems 1,000x faster than its predecessor.The new processor will also support additional features that allow for…
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The Root of Gravity
Does recent research bring us any closer to understanding it?
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5 weird things humans have smuggled into space
Space smuggling may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but despite the relatively short history of human space flight, people have been sneaking things into space since more or less the beginning. New Atlas takes a look at five of the strangest things to be secreted aboard spaceships……
Next Big Future
George Church gives an update on the field of genetics
Award-winning geneticist, molecular engineer, chemist and Harvard Medical School professor Dr. George M. Church discusses human genomics and compute technologies at the 2016 Bio-IT conference.Church predicts that de Novo sequencing and inSitu sequencing will be in use within 1-2 years. This will be full… – latest science and technology news stories
Nitrates poison water in California’s Central Valley
In California’s Central Valley, where verdant fields of fruit and vegetables unfurl under sunny skies, the water that feeds them—and flows into taps across the region—contains a toxic and silent poison.
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UN hails ‘historic’ refugee declaration but aid agencies unimpressed
The United Nation’s issued what it called a “historic” declaration Monday in which world leaders promised to do more to help millions of the world’s refugees and migrants. However, aid agencies said the move would do little to improve the situation.
Federal Judge Rules Bitcoin Is Money In Case Tied To JPMorgan Hack
Roughly two months ago, a Miami-Dade judge ruled that bitcoin does not actually qualify as money. Now, it appears that bitcoin does indeed qualify as money, according to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan. “Bitcoins are funds within the plain meaning of that term,” Nathan wrote. “Bitcoins…
U.S. considers pre-approving self-driving car technology
(Reuters) – The Obama administration said Monday it was considering seeking the power to review and approve technology for self-driving cars before they hit the road and said U.S. states should not set separate rules. The U.S. Transportation Department, in its most comprehensive statement yet on autonomous…
Hands-on with GoPro’s new voice-controlled Hero 5 action cameras
SQUAW VALLEY, CA — GoPro made sure to make a huge statement at its big product launch event on Monday.  CEO Nick Woodman announced three new products: the Hero 5 Black, Hero 5 Session and the Karma drone along with new software with the intent of helping consumers — not just athletes — tell better stories….
Tiny houses would be built atop an ex-military bunker in Froscen Architects proposal
Four micro homes are mounted on the roof of a second-world-war bunker in this proposal by Froscen Architects for the Dutch city Leiden (+ slideshow). (more…)
How to use your Android, iOS, or Windows 10 smartphone as a Wi-Fi hotspot
Wi-Fi is everywhere these days. So much so that Google is playing around with a cell phone service that relies mostly on Wi-Fi. Nevertheless, there are times when Wi-Fi is just not an option. If your life is anything like mine, that will be the moment when you absolutely must get your laptop online…
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SpaceX still on course for a manned mission to Mars ‘in 10 years, maybe sooner’
Despite the tough challenges currently facing his SpaceX company, Elon Musk has made clear that he’s as determined as ever to get humans on Mars in the next 10 years. “I’m certain that success is one of the possible outcomes for establishing a self-sustaining Mars colony, a growing Mars colony,” the…
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HoloLens takes you on a guided tour around Mars
Visiting Mars is at best a 34 million-mile journey, but the next best thing is now as close as Cape Canaveral. Until January 1, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will play host to Destination: Mars, an augmented reality experience powered by Microsoft’s HoloLens that takes guests on…
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Award for Genetic Tracking to Rein in Pangolin Poaching
A team of conservationists at the University of Washington is among the Grand Prize Winners of the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge for its proposal to develop genetic tracking tools to identify poaching hotspots for pangolins, one of the most trafficked group of mammals in the world.
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Telstra, Ericsson live 5G trial attains 20Gbps download speeds
Australia’s first live 5G demo has been conducted by Telstra and Ericsson in Melbourne, with speeds of between 18Gbps and 22Gbps achieved.
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Apple Now Accepting iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, and 6s Plus Trade-Ups, Offers Up to $315
Following last week’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus launch, Apple has added the iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, and iPhone 6s Plus to its trade-up program in the United States, offering estimated trade-in values of $160, $275, and $315 respectively towards the purchase of a new iPhone. Apple has also lowered its…
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Depression in early pregnancy linked to gestational diabetes
A two-way link between depression and gestational diabetes has been uncovered by researchers. Women who reported feeling depressed during the first two trimesters of pregnancy were nearly twice as likely to develop gestational diabetes, according to an analysis of pregnancy records. Conversely, a separate…
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Glutamate plays previously unknown role in neuromuscular development
In mice, glutamate plays a vital role in controlling how muscles and nerves are wired together during development, researchers have discovered. Glutamate is the most common neurotransmitter in the brain.
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Consumption from within: How the brain controls our appetite
Researchers show how our brain activates self-destruct mechanisms when it is low on energy to regulate appetite. The scientists have uncovered the mechanisms behind the enzyme that controls our appetite in response to low glucose availability in the brain.
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New anode material set to boost lithium-ion battery capacity
A team of researchersclaims to have made yet another step towards finding a solution to accelerate the commercialization of silicon anode for Lithium-ion batteries.
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Scope and characteristics of adverse drug reactions in the general population
In a study of 1000 adult patients with unplanned admission to a tertiary hospital, the prevalence of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) at the time of admission was 12.4 percent, and the prevalence of ADRs causing admission to the hospital was 8.1 percent. The most common ADRs were gastrointestinal-related,…
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Solar radiation variability over Italy in the last 55 years reconstructed for the first time
Surface solar radiation variability over Italy from the end of the 1950s has been reconstructed in a new framework, report scientists. This information — based on more than 50 daily records distributed all over the Italian territory — is completely innovative, as surface solar radiation records had…
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People with epilepsy face increased risks of discrimination and other negative life events
In a recent analysis, people with epilepsy were seven-fold more likely to have reported experiencing discrimination due to health problems than the general population. This risk was greater than other chronic health problems such as diabetes, asthma and migraines.
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Cleaning concrete contaminated with chemicals
Scientists are looking for better ways to clean contaminated concrete to reduce the impact of a U.S. transportation hub being contaminated with a chemical agent.
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Clot-busting medication safe for patients who wake up with stroke
Using a clot-busting medication to treat people who wake up with symptoms of stroke was safe and should be studied further to see how effective it might be for a population that otherwise has few treatment options, according to researchers.
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How wave dynamics and water flows affect coral reefs
While climate change threatens coral reefs in oceans around the world, not all reefs are affected equally. As oceans warm, physical forces like wave strength and water flow influence which reefs thrive and which die, according to a study. The results offer new insight into how climate change will affect…
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Minimal Residual Disease Status, Outcomes in Patients with Multiple Myeloma
A new study examines the assessment of minimal residual disease in patients newly treated for multiple myeloma as a factor in survival outcomes.
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Zika virus can be detected in eye’s conjunctival fluid
Scientists have examined whether Zika virus (ZIKV) could be detected from conjunctival swab samples of laboratory-confirmed ZIKV cases. The clinical symptoms of ZIKV infection are mostly a mild and self-limited rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (also known as pink eye). More than 80 percent of ZIKV…
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Rate of hearing loss increases significantly after age 90
A new study examined if the rate of age-related hearing loss is constant in the older old (80 years and older). Scientists concluded that hearing loss rapidly accelerates over the age of 90. Furthermore, authors suggest that hearing aids are underused in this population.
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Premature or early-onset menopause associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease, cardiovascular disease mortality, all-cause mortality
Scientists have evaluated the effect of age at onset of menopause and duration since onset of menopause on certain cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes and all-cause mortality, and have concluded that early onset menopause comes with a handful of health risks.
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Can sertraline prevent depressive disorders following traumatic brain injury?
Depressive disorders are common following traumatic brain injury (TBI). So, can the antidepressant medication sertraline prevent the onset of depressive disorders following TBI?
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More positive words in discharge summaries associated with reduced suicide risk
Words in narrative hospital discharge notes may help to identify patients at high risk for suicide, according to a new article.
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Binge-eating disorder linked to other health conditions
Binge-eating disorder (BED) was linked with a broad range of other illnesses in a recent study, with the strongest associations related to the endocrine and circulatory systems. Individuals with BED had a 2.5-times increased risk of also having an endocrine disorder and a 1.9-times increased risk of…
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Diet and exercise may improve physical function and quality of life in older obese adults
A recent review and analysis of published studies since 2005 found low-to-moderate evidence that dietary and exercise interventions can improve physical function and quality of life in older adults with obesity.
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Rare genetic condition may provide insights on Parkinson’s and other late-onset diseases
A new article suggests that an enzyme deficiency seen in the lysosomal storage disorder Krabbe’s disease may point to new mechanisms underlying certain late-onset neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease. Patients with Krabbe’s disease lack galactosylceramidase, which is needed to make…
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Diamond proves useful material for growing graphene
A new method has been developed to grow graphene that contains relatively few impurities, and costs less to make, in a shorter time and at lower temperatures compared to the processes widely used to make graphene today.
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Bird brain? Pigeons have quite a way with words
Pigeons can learn to distinguish real words from non-words by visually processing their letter combinations, surprising new research shows.
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Finding your way around in an uncertain world
Suppose you woke up in your bedroom with the lights off and wanted to get out. While heading toward the door with your arms out, you would predict the distance to the door based on your memory of your bedroom and the steps you have already made. If you touch a wall or furniture, you would refine the…
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Abaloparatide benefits a wide range of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
A recent analysis of results from a randomized controlled clinical trial indicates that abaloparatide-SC, a novel therapy for osteoporosis, provides consistent protection against bone fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis regardless of their baseline bone density, age, and previous history…
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Experience with vehicles does not help birds avoid collisions
Researchers suspected that experience with passing vehicles may cause birds to adjust their avoidance responses-specifically, to increase their flight initiation distances-to keep from being hit. Instead, though, they recently found that inexperienced birds have longer flight initiation distances in…
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Scientists uncover insights into the formation of Earth’s oldest continental crust
Addressing fundamental unknowns about the earliest history of Earth’s crust, scientists have precisely dated the world’s oldest rock unit at 4.02 billion years old. The findings suggest that early Earth was largely covered with an oceanic crust-like surface.
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Genes tied to sudden thoracic aortic dissections discovered
Out of the blue, Tina Wilkins suffered a dissection of her thoracic aorta. From first symptoms to emergency surgery, here is her story, as well as news on the latest genetic discoveries related to the disease.
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Molecular switch controlling immune suppression may help turn up immunotherapies
A strategy to maximize the effectiveness of anti-cancer immune therapy has been developed by a group of researchers who have identified a molecular switch that controls immune suppression. This discovery opens the possibility to further improving and refining emerging immunotherapies that boost the body’s…
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Shedding light on Pluto’s glaciers
What is the origin of the large heart-shaped nitrogen glacier revealed in 2015 on Pluto by the New Horizons spacecraft? Astronomers show that Pluto’s peculiar insolation and atmosphere favor nitrogen condensation near the equator, in the lower altitude regions, leading to an accumulation of ice at the…
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Microbes help plants survive in severe drought
Plants can better tolerate drought and other stressors with the help of natural microbes, research has found. Specifically, plants that are given a dose of microbes stay green longer and are able to withstand drought conditions by growing more leaves and roots and using less water.
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Genes influence response to glycemic control as a preventive therapy for cardiovascular complications in type 2 diabetes
Genes play a role in how people with type 2 diabetes at high risk of cardiovascular disease risk respond to intensive glycemic control as an intervention to prevent the disease.
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Opioids may affect how we perceive ‘cuteness’ of babies
Opioid dependence — which includes dependence on drugs such as heroin — affects how ‘cute’ we perceive images of children to be, new research shows. As cuteness can trigger caregiving motivation, this result indicates that the opioid system may have significant effects on our ability to care for others….
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Scientist helps to reach back through centuries of cultivation to track how corn adapted to different elevations, environments
A scientist is exploring the adaptations that have allowed corn to be cultivated in a wide range of elevations and environments across the Americas. Comparing corn varieties adapted to low elevations with those adapted to high elevations reveals some striking differences and could help plant breeders…
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Heatwaves in the ocean: Risk to ecosystems?
Marine ecosystems are responsible for about half of global annual primary production and more than one billion people rely on fish as their primary protein source. Latest studies show that enormous warm water bubbles in the ocean are having a noticeable impact on ecosystems. How should we interpret these…
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A litmus test of fairness
Lay people think that the sickest patients and those on waiting lists should be treated first, while ethicists – and to some degree medical professionals – tend to have a different set of priorities. This is the conclusion of a study investigating the principles that apply to the fair allocation of scarce…
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Digital photography: The future of small-scale manufacturing?
What if it were possible to quickly and inexpensively manufacture a part simply by using a series of close-range digital images taken of the object? A method called photogrammetry has now been identified for its application in manufacturing. In this technique, digital images of an object that have been…
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Unusual short burst of X-rays coming from slowest-spinning neutron star
A new record-holder for the slowest spinning neutron star has been found thanks to clues first detected by NASA’s Swift space observatory. Spinning neutron stars are the class of stars with the most powerful magnetic fields in the universe. Swift’s X-Ray Telescope captured a short burst of unusual X-rays…
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Closing in on high-temperature superconductivity
The quest to know the mysterious recipe for high-temperature superconductivity, which could enable revolutionary advances in technologies that make or use electricity, just took a big leap forward thanks to new research by an international team of experimental and theoretical physicists.
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Sleep habits, adolescent drug and alcohol use linked, shows research
A possible link between adolescent sleep habits and early substance abuse has been identified by researchers. The study found that both sleep duration and sleep quality during late childhood predict alcohol and cannabis use later in adolescence.
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Ensuring transparency in health care provider performance
Patients deserve valid and transparent measures of quality in health care, but a lack of standards and auditing for these measures can misinform consumers rather than guide their health care choices, say researchers.
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Potential schizophrenia ‘switch’ found
A key mechanism that explains how compounds they’re developing can suppress schizophrenia-like symptoms in mice without side effects has been discovered by researchers. An estimated 3 million Americans have schizophrenia, which is associated with excessive amounts of the neurotransmitter dopamine in…
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New clues to cystic fibrosis ‘gender gap’
There is evidence that women with Cystic Fibrosis die on average two to three years earlier than do men with the devastating lung airway disease. A research team has come up with the first detailed molecular explanation for a factor that may contribute to the so-called cystic fibrosis (CF) “gender gap.”
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Mosquito preference for human versus animal biting has genetic basis
Mosquitoes are more likely to feed on cattle than on humans if they carry a specific chromosomal rearrangement in their genome. This reduces their odds of transmitting the malaria parasite, according to a new study.
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Studying: Is it bad for your health to pull an all-nighter?
A late night at the library, copious amounts of energy drinks or coffee and class notes from the last month; surely you’ll be able to ace the exam if you just spend the next 24 hours focused on the material. Unfortunately, procrastination and sleep deprivation do much more harm than good.
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New ways to track stars eaten by black holes
Astrophysicists have broken new ground in ways to observe a star swallowed by a black hole, promising to help paint a clearer picture of this cosmic phenomenon.
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Math study shows our brains are far more adaptable than we know
Human babies and even animals have a basic number sense that many believe evolves from seeing the world and trying to quantify all the sights. But vision has nothing to do with it — neuroscientists have found that the brain network behind numerical reasoning is identical in blind and sighted people.
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50% of American guns owned by 3% of population – study
Half of America’s guns are owned by just 3 percent of the population – and those people own an average of 17 firearms each, a new survey says. It also found that the number of male gun owners is decreasing, while female ownership is on the rise. Read Full Article at
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China drives ever upwards with world’s highest bridge
With a height of 496 m (1,627 ft), the Sidu River Bridge in Hubei Province, China has held the title of the world’s highest bridge since 2009. But it is set to be taken down a peg by the Beipanjiang Bridge Duge, which is being constructed 565 m (1,854 ft) over the Nizhu River Canyon in Guizhou…
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US Air Force names new B-21 stealth bomber ‘Raider’ as tribute to WWII Japan raids
The US Air Force has announced its new long range stealth bomber will be called the B-21 ‘Raider’. The planes are the first new US bombers to be built this century, while the whole project cost in the region of $80 billion. Read Full Article at
Popular Mechanics
New single-dose malaria treatment
A new single-dose malaria treatment could save 500,000 lives and help 200 million people. A study published recently in Nature identifies new compounds to fight the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum. Researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, headed by Stuart Schreiber, scoured a…
The Next Web
A step-by-step guide to creating stunning images for your content
The Web’s getting more and more visual. Emoticons have already replaced Internet slang. Local search results that include images attract 60 percent more clicks. And for 67 percent of consumers, images carry more weight than product information. We can decipher the meaning of an image in a snap, but it…
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5-Port 40W USB Universal Smart Charger
I take this smart charger with me on all trips, including business and family travel. Having five USB ports means I can charge everyone’s phones and a portable charger at the same time. Instead of plugging directly into the wall outlet, it has a 48-inch power cord. This is an important feature, because…
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Oil prices slide on oversupply pessimism
Crude prices continued to fall on Tuesday as Venezuela announced global supply needs to be cut 10 percent to meet demand. Read Full Article at
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Saudi Arabian Airlines jet ‘isolated’ in Philippines due to false hijacking alarm
A false hijacking alarm caused a Saudi Arabian Airlines plane to be isolated at an airport in Manila, the Philippines, according to an airline spokesman. The incident, which is now over, took place after the pilot said the aircraft was under threat. Read Full Article at – latest science and technology news stories
New ‘results free’ peer-review process to be piloted for academic publishing
The open access journal, BMC Psychology, has announced it will launch the first ever randomized controlled trial to find out if a ‘results free’ peer-review process can help reduce publication bias.
Digital Trends
Woolet case and charging pad deliver wireless power to your iPhone 7
The iPhone 7 may pack a faster processor and better camera than much of its competition, but one area in which it lacks is charging. Wireless charging, to be specific. And as anyone who’s used a Qi-enabled Android smartphone will tell you, that’s a real shame — the freedom to slap your phone on a charger…
Hackers Offer a DIY Alternative To The $600 EpiPen
After the pharmaceutical company Mylan raised the price of a 2-pen set of EpiPens by nearly $500 over the course of 9 years, Michael Laufer and his “pharma-hacking confederates at the Four Thieves Vinegar Collective,” decided to make their own budget-friendly EpiPens. IEEE Spectrum reports: Today they…
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Islamists eye comeback as Jordan heads to polls
Jordanians voted Tuesday in an election that could see opposition Islamists re-emerge as a major parliamentary force in the key Western ally.
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Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo will block ads for pre-natal sex selection in India
Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo have agreed to block ads for services that determine the sex of unborn children in India, adhering to an order from the country’s highest court. As the BBC reports, India’s health ministry told the Supreme Court on Monday that the three web companies will block 22 keywords…
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Scam ‘every 15 seconds’ in Britain as financial fraud soars
A financial scam takes place every 15 seconds across Britain, according to Financial Fraud Action (FFA), which says fraudsters are using increasingly developing sophisticated tactics to trick people out of their money. Read Full Article at
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Netflix is giving this show away for free to make TV better for all
It might not be the next Daredevil or House of Cards, but Netflix’s latest production, called Meridian, might end up having the biggest impact on the world of video streaming. But whereas a show like Orange is the New Black pushed the boundaries of diversity in television, Meridian is looking to push…
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Science can now tell you whether or not a game is any good
I bet you love some terrible games. I do. Just Cause 2’s plot-by-numbers and awful voice acting, for example, couldn’t put me off it’s intoxicating blend of grappling-hook action and big explosions. Dwarf Fortress looks like a spreadsheet circa 1987 and is about as comprehensible, but I can’t help but…
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Canadian household debt bigger than national output
Statistics Canada reports that nationwide household debt reached unprecedented heights in the second quarter of 2016, surpassing the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) for the first time. Read Full Article at
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Leftist leader labels latest Russian poll a step towards 2-party system
The head of the center-left party Fair Russia has told the press that he saw the constant presence of four major parties in the parliament as a pre-requisite to a genuine two-party system in the country with rightist and leftist centers. Read Full Article at
The Next Web
Want to increase the office productivity? Don’t have an office!
Exactly six years ago, we did an internal survey in our company with the goal of finding out the preferred place to work for each individual when it came to doing an important job efficiently. The results were surprising and definitive: None of the 34 members of our team chose the office. That is, when…
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Plug-in car sales growing 10x faster than gas-powered cars
With a 50% increase in worldwide sales, one can only imagine what might happen when more models, longer ranges are available.
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Snowden has ‘a lot of guts,’ Oliver Stone tells RT as Washington Post turns on whistleblower
Edward Snowden showed “a lot of guts” to speak out about the NSA surveillance program, director Oliver Stone told RT. His comments come as a Washington Post editorial said the whistleblower shouldn’t get a presidential pardon for leaking sensitive data. Read Full Article at
Healthtech, Fintech and AI dominates Techstars London Demo Day
 Healthtech, Fintech and AI dominated Techstars London Demo day today in London. At a packed venue (the famous Royal Institution, no less) the teams demo’d their products in short pitches. Here is a run-down of the teams, with some more details of those that stood out. You can watch a Facebook Live recording…
Tired of having your credit-card number stolen? Just make up a new one!
Regular readers of this column will recall that earlier this year, I had three credit-card numbers stolen across a few months. This has led me to express joy and wonder at the growth of Apple Pay in the real world and for in-app physical purchases, and of course Apple Pay in Safari, coming to Sierra… – Nanotechnology News Feed
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Announces New SurfRider Econo Board Probes for Routine AFM Measurements
Get ready to surf your sample with new economical atomic force microscope (AFM) probes. “Econo Board™ Probes” are the first group of probes released from Asylum Research’s new line of SurfRider™…
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DR Congo poll protest: Opposition HQs, including UPDS office, torched
The headquarters of three opposition parties in DR Congo are torched and two people are burnt to death in the capital amid electoral tension.
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Obama calls on China to tackle overproduction
US President Barak Obama has urged China to do more to tackle the problem of excess industrial capacity. Read Full Article at
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China slams EU over Dalai Lama visit
Beijing (AFP) Sept 19, 2016 China slammed the European Union’s parliament Monday for receiving the Dalai Lama, saying the move could damage relations between the EU and the world’s second largest economy. In remarks at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Thursday, the Tibetan religious leader…
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Warnings of xenophobia at UN refugee summit
United Nations, United States (AFP) Sept 19, 2016 UN member-states adopted a plan on Monday to tackle the biggest refugee crisis since World War II amid dire warnings about rising xenophobia in Europe and the collapse of countries bordering war-shattered Syria. The first-ever UN summit on refugees…
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Tunisia water shortages spark ‘thirst uprising’ warning
Beja, Tunisia (AFP) Sept 19, 2016 Activists are warning of a potential “thirst uprising” in Tunisia following protests over severe water shortages after one of the North African nation’s driest summers on record. Residents in the interior are suffering long water supply cuts, reservoirs are running…
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How plant roots sense and react to soil flooding
Paris, France (SPX) Sep 19, 2016 While we already knew that plant roots were capable of sensing many individual soil characteristics (water, nutrients and oxygen availability), we did not have any understanding of how they integrated these signals in order to respond in an appropriate way. Researchers…
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Rezatec to develop the use of satellite data in evaluating plant health in UK
Harwell, UK (SPX) Sep 19, 2016 Rezatec, leading geospatial data analysts, has recently been awarded Phase II funding for the development of geo-spatial big data analytics products that can identify and monitor plant health on a large scale. The funding from the Space for Smarter Government…
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US predicts climate law within decade
New York (AFP) Sept 19, 2016 US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Monday predicted that the world’s largest economy would have legislation by the end of the decade to combat climate change. His optimism comes despite intense political debate in the United States with Republican presidential candidate…
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China ship owners pay up for Australia reef disaster
Sydney (AFP) Sept 19, 2016 The owners of a Chinese ship that ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef in 2010 agreed to pay Australia Aus$39.3 million (US$29.6 million) on Monday, in a settlement dismissed by conservationists as “woefully inadequate”. The fully-laden coal carrier Shen Neng 1 hit…
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In Uruguay, green school ‘plants seeds’ for planet
Jaureguiberry, Uruguay (AFP) Sept 18, 2016 A building made of tires and glass and plastic bottles, off the grid and non-polluting: a village in Uruguay is home to a fully sustainable school – and a bold experiment in green citizenship. On this winter morning in the southern hemisphere, the temperature…
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China pushes Tibetan tourism while critics fear impact
Nyingchi, China (AFP) Sept 18, 2016 China has unveiled a sparkling new hotel as part of its drive to get tens of millions more tourists to visit Tibet, even as critics say the push is slowly eroding the local culture. With a presidential suite that costs $1,000 a night and views over the snow-capped…
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World’s oldest rock offers insights into early continental crust formation
Edmonton, Alberta (UPI) Sep 19, 2016 How did Earth’s earliest continental crust form? The world’s oldest rock offers new clues, but raises more questions than answers. Scientists at the University of Alberta have precisely dated the world’s oldest rock unit at 4.02 billion years old. The ancient… Full Feed
Computers Allow Us To Accomplish More With Less, and It’s Only Getting Better: New at Reason
Researchers have figured out how to fit even more transistors into even less space. Marian Tupy writes: Computers have come a long way since the days of ENIAC. The first computer was a $6-million-dollar giant that stretched eight feet tall and 80 feet long, weighed 30 tons and needed frequent down…
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Foam stops sloshing liquid
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 19, 2016 Clinking your glass of beer often leaves its contents sloshing back and forth. Soon, though, the motion stops, your drink settles down, and you can take a sip without getting foam on your nose. It turns out that the foam helps stop the sloshing. Now, physicists have…
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Studies Find Echoes of Black Holes Eating Stars
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 19, 2016 Supermassive black holes, with their immense gravitational pull, are notoriously good at clearing out their immediate surroundings by eating nearby objects. When a star passes within a certain distance of a black hole, the stellar material gets stretched and compressed…
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More stable way to send light through nano-photonic fibers
Daejeon, South Korea (UPI) Sep 19, 2016 Many phones, TVs and computers already rely on optical cables, which carry information in the form of light. But engineers have struggled to achieve stable light propagation across long distances. Thus, most optical cables require the introduction of an amplifier…
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Servosila Robotic Arms product line is launched by Servosila
Hong Kong (SPX) Sep 19, 2016 Servosila, a robotics technology company, announced a launch of a new line of robotic arm manipulators specifically targeted at mobile robotics market. “Servosila Robotic Arms are the first manipulators specifically designed for mobile robots,” – said the company’s…
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New integration of satellite and terrestrial technologies to manage disaster scenarios
Faurei, Romania (SPX) Sep 19, 2016 Final proof of concept demonstration of Satellite Based Asset Tracking for Supporting Emergency Management in Crisis Operations (SPARTACUS) solutions will take place on the 15th September 2016 at the Romanian Railway Authority Testing Centre in Faurei, Romania….
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Astronomers follow twin jets to the center of an active galaxy
Bonn, Germany (UPI) Sep 19, 2016 Astronomers have developed a new method for locating the heart of an active galaxy. In a new study, researchers with the Max Planck Society traced the origin of a pair of relativistic jets by measuring the magnetic field surrounding a supermassive black hole. Previously,…
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Earth Observation Manufacturing, Data Markets Continue Expansion
Montreal, Canada (SPX) Sep 19, 2016 According to the 9th edition of Euroconsult’s report, Satellite-Based Earth Observation, Market Prospects to 2025, due to be published in the coming weeks, 163 satellites (>50kg) were launched for civil and commercial Earth observation (excluding meteorology)…
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Integrating graphene, reduced graphene oxide onto silicon chips at room temperature
Raleigh NC (SPX) Sep 19, 2016 Materials researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a technique that allows them to integrate graphene, graphene oxide (GO) and reduced graphene oxide (rGO) onto silicon substrates at room temperature by using nanosecond pulsed laser annealing. The…
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Explaining why the universe can be transparent
Riverside CA (SPX) Sep 19, 2016 Two papers published by an assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside and several collaborators explain why the universe has enough energy to become transparent. The study led by Naveen Reddy, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics…
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Bringing schools and communities online in Africa
Paris (ESA) Sep 19, 2016 ESA is now working with satellite operator Avanti Communications to bring a swathe of new affordable Internet services to more people across sub-Saharan Africa through the Hylas-4 telecom satellite, due for launch next year. Every Child Online, ECO, has been set up…
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The significance of seaweed
Thuwal Saudi Arabia (SPX) Sep 19, 2016 Our understanding of the global carbon cycle has been reshaped by KAUST researchers who have helped to reveal a major role for the abundance of seaweed growing around the world’s coasts. Some years ago, Carlos Duarte, now director of the Red Sea Research…
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Exploration Team Shoots for the Moon with Water-Propelled Satellite
Ithaca NY (SPX) Sep 19, 2016 A satellite propelled by the Earth’s most abundant natural resource? Yes, it’s true. Cislunar Explorers, a team of Cornell University students guided by Mason Peck, a former senior official at NASA and associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is attempting… – latest science and technology news stories
Building a wireless micromachine
All around us, hiding just outside our range of vision, are miniscule machines. Tiny accelerometers in our cars sense a collision and tell the airbags to inflate. A Nintendo Wii controller’s tiny gyroscopes translate your tennis swing into movement on the screen. An iPhone’s accelerometer, gyroscope,… – latest science and technology news stories
Scientists uncover a clever ranking strategy bacteria use to fight off viruses
Like humans, bacteria come under attack from viruses and rely on an immune system to defend themselves. A bacterial immune system known as CRISPR helps microbes “remember” the viruses they encounter and more easily fend them off in the future. Since researchers first discovered CRISPR in the mid-2000s,… – latest science and technology news stories
First atomic observation of synthetic fuel production
Synthetic fuel is cleaner than natural oil, but its production process is inefficient. Now, for the first time, physicists have directly observed the molecules produced in the chemical process. This paves the way for designing more efficient catalysts. – latest science and technology news stories
Building a better electronic trumpet
David Baylies’ small Boston University bedroom is crowded with musical instruments: an electric guitar, an electric bass, amplifiers, an electric keyboard, and his first love, an old, well-worn trumpet. But the instrument most occupying his attention this summer doesn’t even look like one.
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The Next Generation of China’s Carrier Borne Fighter, The Flying Shark, Takes to the Skies
From Our Blogs: Eastern Arsenal New and improved J-15 fighters China upgrades the J-15 fighter with new avionics, tougher landing gears and engines, as its first aircraft to fly from catapult equipped heavy carriers.
The Secret Lab Where Nike Invented the Power-Lacing Shoe of Our Dreams
Nike’s Tinker Hatfield and Mark Parker created the original power-lacing sneakers for BTTF. Now go inside the lab where Nike just invented them for real. The post The Secret Lab Where Nike Invented the Power-Lacing Shoe of Our Dreams appeared first on WIRED.
What if You Could Build Your Own Internet Fast Lanes?
Net neutrality advocates worry about companies like Comcast creating Internet fast lanes that advantage certain sites over others. But what if you could make your own? The post What if You Could Build Your Own Internet Fast Lanes? appeared first on WIRED.
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Gift gaffe: US embassy sends Israeli West Bank wine to NGOs opposed to settlements
Members of Peace Now, a group opposed to Israeli settlements in the West Bank, had to do a double take when they opened up a gift basket from the US embassy in Tel Aviv, sent ahead of the Jewish New Year. There was a bottle of wine… made in a West Bank settlement. Read Full Article at
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Luxury floating house has a sting in its tail
Boston, MA-based Schopfer Associates is planning to build a novel stingray-shaped floating residence somewhere off the coast of an island in the Aegean Sea. The two story home will be accessed from land by its “stinger tail,” which serves as a driveway, and can be relocated to another nearby…
Say Goodbye To Cable Fraying With Urge Basics Snake Skin Lightning Cables
Apple may have a revolution on its hands with its new iPhone 7, but one thing still needs a much-needed revamp: its Lightning cables. The problem with … Read More
ReSpeaker Turns Anything And Everything Into A Personal Assistant
If Siri and Amazon’s Alexa personal assistants prove anything it’s that voice commands are the future of how we’ll interact with the technology in our lives. Problem … Read More
How to Use Google Play Discover to Find Your Next Book
Reading a book can be quite a large time commitment. And digging in and finding out a book sucks can end up being quite a waste of time. Do you keep going because you’ve come so far, or do you cut your losses and bail out while you still can? Google is hoping to help you avoid this terrible fate with…
5 Quick Tips for Taking Good Care of Device Chargers
We tend to fret over battery life as if it were the most important aspect of our devices (phones, tablets, laptops, etc), and while battery life is important, we often forget — or take for granted — that these batteries are essentially useless without their respective chargers. I’m not saying we shouldn’t…
RAVPower Mini Qi Wireless Inductive Charging Pad $7.99
RAVPower Mini Qi Wireless Inductive Charging Pad $7.99
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One Night brings same-day booking to independent luxury hotels
HotelTonight or Expedia may be able to get you a room in a Hilton or Westin at the last minute, but if you’re looking for a more upscale experience at a decent price, you’d be hard-pressed to find a good selection of hotels. Now there’s a new app called One Night which may be the solution to that problem….
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Ocean plastic upcycled into elegant “ocean terrazzo” table
Though it looks like a stone-based material, this striking table is made from bits of plastic waste, harvested from the coast.
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Everything we thought we knew about the moon’s origins is probably wrong
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Review: Opera 40’s VPN is so good, you won’t even realize it’s running
Update: Well, that was shortlived. Less than three hours after this review was published, Netflix has blocked the VPN from accessing its library. That doesn’t mean that the virtual private network is completely useless, though. It can still be used to access a handful of other great services that aren’t…
Vroom raises $50 million to make buying a used car as easy as shoe shopping online
 Gunning to become the top seller of used cars online, Vroom Inc. has raised $50 million in a Series E round of equity funding, bringing its total capital raised to $218 million to-date. The market for used cars in the U.S. alone surpasses $400 billion annually. According to the Used Vehicle…
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Daniel Radcliffe: Hollywood undeniably racist
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe says it is “pretty undeniable” that Hollywood is racist and typecasts openly gay actors.
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Laptop or Tablet – Which Do You Prefer?
The digital world we are living in can be very puzzling and confusing. A vast majority of the public has very little or no technical knowledge. And yet, they have an increasing number of choices when it comes to purchasing one technology over another. Physics News
Melting of frozen electrons visualized
For the first time, physicists have visualized the ‘melting’ of electrons inside a special class of insulators that allows electrons to move freely; the process turns the insulator into a metal and possibly later into a superconductor. The results have been published in Nature Physics.
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Single crystal measures radioactivity
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‘I want to face war crimes trial,’ says British Army major over Iraq allegations
An Iraq War major alleged to have been connected with the 2003 drowning death of an Iraqi teenager has said he will hand himself into a war crimes court because British justice is incapable of giving him a “fair trial.” Read Full Article at
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May launches post-Brexit charm offensive at UN, while wining & dining big business
Theresa May is struggling to persuade United Nations dignitaries that Britain is not turning its back on the world after the Brexit vote raised misgivings among the international community. Read Full Article at
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Do Dolphins Dream of Space Travel?
Little red stars pose big questions in the search for intelligent life — Read more on
Proposition for a New “Border City” Between US and Mexico Premiers at London Design Biennale
Courtesy of fr*ee One of the most public and politically relevant debates about spatial borders, that of the United States and Mexico, has been probed in a project currently being exhibited at the London Design Biennale. Helmed by Fernando Romero and his team at fr*ee, “Border City” puts forward…
IBM and MIT partner up to create AI that understands sight and sound the way we do
 When you see or hear something happen, you can instantly describe it: “a girl in a blue shirt caught a ball thrown by a baseball player,” or “a dog runs along the beach.” It’s a simple task for us, but an immensely hard one for computers — fortunately, IBM and MIT are partnering up to see what they…
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Russian, Syrian Air Forces did not strike UN aid convoy in Aleppo – Russian MoD
Russian and Syrian warplanes did not launch airstrikes on an aid convoy that was attacked en route to Aleppo, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The ministry added that only the militants who control the area had information regarding the location of the convoy. Read Full Article at
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Dutch cops charged with manslaughter over black man’s death in #BLM-like case
Two Dutch police officers involved in the arrest of an Aruban national last year which resulted in the man’s death have been charged with manslaughter. The incident sparked mass protests and drew parallels with the Black Lives Matter movement in the US. Read Full Article at
2017 Chevy Bolt EV starts at $37,495 before federal tax credit
Chevrolet has promised an affordable EV with a long driving range for a while now and those promises are finally coming true. When Chevy first started to talk up the Bolt EV we didn’t know exactly how much it would cost, but we did know that the vehicle would have an EPA-estimated driving range of 238-miles…
Why Amazon’s “Incentivized” Reviews Are Biased, Even If They Claim They Aren’t
Amazon only allows merchants to give free samples of products to users if they disclose this fact in their review. Usually, these reviewers claim they were asked to give an “honest” review. Despite this, these still end up biased towards being more favorable than other reviews.To highlight this fact,… – latest science and technology news stories
Giant algal bloom sheds light on formation of White Cliffs of Dover
A great algae bloom at the bottom of the world is teaching scientists more about how an iconic symbol of the United Kingdom came to be. – latest science and technology news stories
IRIS Space Observatory mission extended
Delivering the most detailed images of the sun’s lower atmosphere ever recorded from space, the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS), built and operated by Lockheed Martin for NASA, has received more time to deliver groundbreaking space science. A recent $19.4 million contract extends Lockheed… – latest science and technology news stories
Video: These smart threads could save lives
Engineers are joining forces with designers, scientists and doctors at Drexel University to produce new biomedical textiles, and the resulting smart clothes are not only fashionably functional, but could also be life savers. – latest science and technology news stories
Project aims to prevent smartphone-related traffic accidents
Toyota Motor, Komeda Co., and KDDI Corporation will begin an initiative on September 20, 2016 by utilizing a smartphone application called Driving Barista. The application is aimed at reducing the number of traffic accidents in Aichi Prefecture which are caused by drivers using their smartphones while… – latest science and technology news stories
Titan’s flooded canyons
The aptly named Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, is remarkably Earth-like. Its diameter is only about 40% that of our planet, but Titan’s nitrogen-rich, dense atmosphere and the geological activity at the moon’s surface make comparisons between the two bodies inevitable. – latest science and technology news stories
First-ever simultaneous wavelength conversion technology with no wavelength restriction
Fujitsu Laboratories and the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI today announced the development of a new method to simultaneously convert the wavelengths of wavelength-division-multiplexed signals necessary for optical communication relay nodes in future wavelength-division-multiplexed optical networks,… – latest science and technology news stories
Nucleon interactions key to quantum phase transition
Research led by North Carolina State University sheds new light on the ways in which protons and neutrons can bind and even undergo a quantum phase transition. The work has implications for understanding the connections between nuclear interactions and nuclear structure found in nature. – latest science and technology news stories
Splitting hairs to advance forensic science
With initial help from his work at a Utah university , an Australian-born biochemist is partnering with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to discover a second science-based forensic tool for identifying people in addition to DNA profiling. – latest science and technology news stories
Newly discovered algal enzyme could help improve efficiency of photosynthesis and boost crop productivity
For plants and algae that carry on photosynthesis, light can be too much of a good thing. On a bright, sunny day, a plant might only be able to utilize 20 percent or less of absorbed sunlight. The plant dissipates the excess light energy to prevent damage and oxidative stress, and a process called the… – latest science and technology news stories
How ZIP codes nearly masked the lead problem in Flint
I write this as we approach the first anniversary of my involvement in the Flint Water Crisis, an ongoing catastrophe and basic failure of government accountability that will soon approach three years. – latest science and technology news stories
Underemployment can lead to creativity and organizational commitment, according to study
Having underemployed workers can lead to two outcomes that benefit an organization—creativity and commitment to the organization—according to a new study by management experts at Rice University, Chinese University of Hong Kong at Shenzhen and Chinese University of Hong Kong. – latest science and technology news stories
Small molecules lead to a big change in reaction outcomes
Yale scientists have found a way to rewire the behavior of an important group of small molecules involved in the synthesis of carbon-to-oxygen chemical bonds.
Human’s Wireless Headphones Might Be the Wildest Cans Yet
What if your headphones didn’t look like headphones? What if they looked like ears… for your ears? The post Human’s Wireless Headphones Might Be the Wildest Cans Yet appeared first on WIRED.
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Car2go begins designated parking at Seattle-Tacoma Airport
Car2go now has a parking facility at Seattle’s Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) Airport. Starting today Daimler’s Car2go point-to-point car-share vehicles can be parked at or picked up from the airport’s WallyPark facility. Car2go is the second car-share venture to give members park-and-fly service at Sea-Tac….
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Microsoft’s “Biological Computing” Lab Aims To Fight Diseases By Reprogramming Cells
When you work at Microsoft, everything looks like software—even cancer and other threats to human life. When you work at Microsoft, everything looks like software—even cancer and other threats to human life.Microsoft’s researchers don’t talk about “curing” cancer. Instead, they…
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How To Channel Your Weekend Hobbies Into Weekday Productivity
Weekend hobbies can help improve workplace performance, but only if they’re chosen based on what you did during the week. Weekend hobbies can help improve workplace performance, but only if they’re chosen based on what you did during the week.If you find Mondays particularly difficult,…
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Secrets Of People With All The Time In The World
Some very busy people feel quite relaxed about time. Here’s what they do that the rest of us don’t. Some very busy people feel quite relaxed about time. Here’s what they do that the rest of us don’t.K.J. Dell’Antonia has plenty going on in her life. As a columnist and contributing…
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Antibiotic resistance will change the way we live
It’s not just a medical issue, but also a planning and design one.
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India stabbing: Bystanders watch as Delhi woman killed
Indians react with outrage after passers-by watch a woman being murdered by a man who stabbed her more than 20 times on a busy Delhi street.
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#TerenceCrutcher shot by police despite being unarmed & having hands in air (GRAPHIC VIDEO)
Tulsa police have confirmed that Terence Crutcher did not have a weapon on his body or in his car when he was killed by police. In addition, a newly released video shows that he had his arms in the air when police opened fire on the father of four. Read Full Article at
Unlike Their Parents, Black Millennials Aren’t A Lock For Clinton
Graphics by Ella KoezeJonathan Allen, 24, at his home in Durham, North Carolina.Photos by D.L. Anderson for FiveThirtyEight Jonathan Allen, 24, knows that he will cast a ballot in the presidential election, but he is a lot less certain about which box he’s going to check. After voting for Bernie Sanders…
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Researchers Receive DARPA Award to Help Build Single-Photon Detector
University of Arkansas researchers have received a $595,000 award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, to help build a single-photon detector using quantum dots. Their work is part of a multi-institutional project that seeks the fundamental limits of quantum semiconductor photon…
Significant Digits For Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 2 “stolen” bagsAhmad Khan Rahami allegedly placed two bombs in Chelsea in Manhattan this past weekend, but the plot was partially foiled by two men snatching the bag that one of the bombs was stowed in. Two…
ONE | Kitchen in Black Cement
ONE is the most exclusive kitchen on the market. ONE is an island with countertop, sides and bases shaped at 45 degrees with a thickness of 30 millimeters. The doors shaped at 45 degrees as well and, with the thickness of 25 millimeters, complete this elegant design. The interiors of the units…
One of Amazon’s Most Popular Vacuums Has a Retractable Cord, and a $65 Price Tag
With five adjustable height levels, an accessory hose, and (hallelujah) a 27′ retractable power cord, this Hoover bagless WindTunnel vacuum is all you need to keep your floors pristine. Today only, Amazon will sell you one for just $65, matching an all-time low.Read more… – latest science and technology news stories
Fast, safe solvent for metal decontamination discovered
The solvents currently used to remove specific metals from water all have disadvantages: safety risks are high, the process is slow, they are expensive or not very environmentally friendly. Researchers at TU/e have now produced a new type of solvent that is especially quick, safe, easy to make, cheap… – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers testing cars and roads that talk to each other
Smart vehicle technology is being used on the streets of Edmonton, making it the first Canadian city to see cars “communicating” with each other and with roadside infrastructure in an effort to improve road safety. – latest science and technology news stories
Protein synthesis, ATP unnecessary for bacterial spore germination
Spores of Bacillus bacteria can survive for years in a dormant state, and then germinate in minutes. But it has long been unclear whether germination required protein synthesis, or cellular energy packets, which are known as ATP. Now, a team from UConn Health, Farmington, CT, has shown that neither is… – latest science and technology news stories
Does our galaxy have a habitable zone?
I’ve got to say, you are one of the luckiest people I’ve ever met.
How a Savings Account Can Boost Your Confidence to Negotiate
Saving money often feels like a sacrifice you have to make to benefit your future self. It’s true, saving now means more security when you need it later, but there are some present benefits to saving. For one, it offers some freedom and confidence when it comes to your career.…If…
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New approach to dynamically tune how a catalyst operates
The industrial catalysts of the future won’t just speed up reactions, they’ll control how chemical processes work and determine how much of a particular product is made.
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Small molecules lead to a big change in reaction outcomes
Yale scientists have found a way to rewire the behavior of an important group of small molecules involved in the synthesis of carbon-to-oxygen chemical bonds.
Cook N Home 12-Inch Non-stick Induction compatible Frying Pan $19.34
Cook N Home 12-Inch Non-stick Induction compatible Frying Pan $19.34
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Finally, a good use for disco music: helping people perform CPR!
This cleverly (or perhaps horribly?) titled study, “Achy breaky makey wakey heart? A randomised crossover trial of musical prompts”, describes how researchers tested whether listening to ‘Achy breaky heart’ or ‘Disco science’ helps improve people’s ability to perform CPR. The authors had professionals…
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ThinkGeek’s Massive Geektemberfest Sale Is On [Deals]
ThinkGeek is running another huge sale with 20-60% off over 150 popular items that run the gamut from Doctor Who bedsheets to Star Trek sushi sets. They’re also offering deep discounts on three new items daily starting at 12pm EST, so there will be new items up for grabs until Geektemberfest ends on…
Ti2 Whar-Biner
Quality checked for design and utility, and cut using a water jet and CNC machine, the Ti2 Whar-Biner is a titanium utility carabiner you can carry daily for multiple uses, including a keychain, box and tape opener, chisel, pry bar, scraper, and screw driver. Inspired by the Wharncliffe/Sheepfoot/Coping…
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Boomerangs Were Lethal Weapons of War, Skeleton Suggests
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Cloop XL – Magnetic Cable Keeper 2.0
Cloop is an elegant magnetic cable keeper, which serves as a cable management solution for people on-the-go. The team is now back with the new Cloop XL! that has been specifically designed to help you keep your medium to large sized cables neat and tangle free. They have carefully designed Cloop XL to…
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Bixpy Jet – Modular And Portable Water-Jet Propulsion System
The Bixpy Jet is an electric water jet propulsion system that is designed to attach to virtually anything that needs a motorized boost in water. You can attach a Bixpy Jet to your kayak, standup paddle board or even hold one underwater as a diver propulsion device. The motor weighs just over 2 lb (1kg)…
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Multifunctional Leather Wallet Case for iPhone 7
A high-quality material design makes this iPhone 7 wallet case comfortable to touch and grip. It is a multi-functional wallet with a roomy zipper cash storage enabling you to store all your valuables in one place. This wallet folio can store credit cards including an ID Picture Slot. Smart Design allows…
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Digital Voice Table Clock
If you have this Digital Voice Table Clock, you can throw out a lot of junk that’s cluttering up your desk or bedside table. The Digital Voice Table Clock is housed in a clean-cut wooden casing with an oak wood finish. It houses everything from your digital clock and alarm to a wireless Bluetooth speaker…
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Fighting cancer with sticky nanoparticles
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A camera that can see unlike any imager before it
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Direct observation of graphene decoupling on Cu(111)
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New type of buckypaper could pave the way for more protective materials and efficient batteries
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A bike accident left him paralyzed; electricity let him ride again
During a prerun of the Baja 1000, one of the world’s most treacherous off-road races, Michael McClellan rode his dirt bike out to the front. He traversed the rough terrain of Mexico’s northwest peninsula, eventually coming up hard on a washed-up break in the road. In the moment, McClellan decided to…
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How to Search for Specific Tabs in Safari on iOS 10
With iOS 10, Apple finally lets you have an unlimited number of tabs open in Safari (the limit in iOS 9 was 36 tabs). With that many tabs, you need extra tricks like being able to close all tabs at once. And now, Safari also lets you search for specific tabs by title. Here’s how.Click Here to Continue…
Vroom raises $50 million to sell used cars online, taking its total to $218 million in 3 years
Online used car platform Vroom announced that it has raised a fresh $50 million Series E round from newcomers Altimeter Capital and Foxhaven Asset Management, with participation from existing investors L Catterton, General Catalyst Partners, and Allen & Company, among others. This cash injection…
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Stress Training for Cops’ Brains Could Reduce Suspect Shootings
Police shot Terence Crutcher, an unarmed man, and police academies often do not prepare officers to make the right call — Read more on
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New Views: See-Through Brains, the World’s Science, Enceladus’s Oceans
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OMA reveals its first residential tower for New York
The New York office of Dutch firm OMA has proposed an apartment building with a “prismatic” corner for Manhattan. (more…) Full Feed
Debt Denialists: New at Reason
One of the most ominous and overlooked developments of the head-spinning 2016 presidential election has been that the winning candidates steadfastly refuse to speak the truth about how rapidly old-age entitlements are scarfing up the pie of federal spending. In fiscal year 2016, $2.47 trillion of… Full Feed
A.M. Links: George H.W. Bush Reportedly Voting for Hillary, Latest on NY/NJ Bombing Suspect, French Arrest 8 in Connection with Truck Attack in Nice
According to reports, former president George H.W. Bush is planning to vote for Hillary Clinton. Gary Johnson: The Commission on Presidential Debates “may have excluded us from the first debate, but we can still get on the stage in October.” What we know so far about bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami….
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Building a See-Through Brain
A new experimental approach at the interface of chemistry and biology lets scientists peer into the deepest reaches of the body’s master controller — Read more on
Transform Your Useless Apple USB Charger Into a Handy Battery Pack For $10
You know all of those little Apple USB charging bricks sitting in your drawer? The clever NomadPlus USB charger can transform one into a travel-friendly portable battery pack, and it’s down to just $10 today.Read more… – latest science and technology news stories
India study reveals culture of stifling dissent, criminalising free expression
An inefficient legal system and what amounts to unchecked abuse of vague and overbroad legislation have contributed to a chilling effect on free speech within India’s society and throughout its public sphere according to a report released today by PEN International, PEN Canada and International Human… – latest science and technology news stories
Addressing climate change as a social issue
We cannot rely on governments, businesses or the public to adopt technological solutions to solve the problem of climate change, instead, social solutions must be put in place, according to research published in the International Journal of Sustainable Society. – latest science and technology news stories
Plant diversity alleviates the effects of flooding on crops
In grasslands, growing plants in higher diversity fields may help alleviate the negative impacts of flooding. This finding may extend to how we grow important food crops. – latest science and technology news stories
A new 3-D viewer for improved digital geoscience mapping
Over the years, techniques and equipment for digital mapping have revolutionized the way geoscience field studies are performed. – latest science and technology news stories
Astronomers discover five new Neptune trojans
(—An international team of astronomers led by Hsing-Wen Lin of the National Central University in Taiwan has detected five new so-called “Neptune trojans” – minor bodies sharing the same orbit as the planet Neptune. The discovery was made by the Pan-STARRS 1 (PS1) survey and is described in… – latest science and technology news stories
Antimicrobial resistance gene found in marine pathogen
A team of Chinese investigators has discovered a gene for resistance to β-lactamase antibiotics, in the pathogenic marine bacterium, Vibrio parahaemolyticus. The β-lactamase gene, blaVEB-2, has never before been found in V. parahaemolyticus, and in fact, has been found almost exclusively in non-marine… – latest science and technology news stories
Stellar activity can mimic misaligned exoplanets
The occultation of stellar active regions during the planetary transit can lead to inaccurate estimates of the characteristics of these exoplanets, especially the spin-orbit tilt angle. This was the conclusion of simulations made by a team of astronomers from the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do…
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Round up: The best free music player 2016
The best free music player for WindowsThe best free music playerAll music libraries are different, and a dedicated music player can help you get the most out of yours. If you’re still using a general purpose media player, you’re missing out on a wealth of features that can make organizing, expanding…
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Eying Nest, Canary Launches An Outdoor Security Camera Aimed At Businesses
The announcement comes just months after Nest debuted its own $199 outside camera. The announcement comes just months after Nest debuted its own $199 outside camera.When Canary’s cylindrical home security tower launched as an Indiegogo project in 2013, it received a rosy reception….
Popular Science
China’s Race To Space Domination
Space To gain an edge here on Earth, China is pushing ahead in space After years of investment and strategy, China is well on its way to becoming a space superpower—and maybe even a dominant one.
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Despite Hawaii success, American wave energy lags behind rest of the world
Thanks to a Navy test site, America’s first wave-produced electricity has been fed into Hawaii’s power grid. A floating platform in Kaneohe Bay on Oahu is tethered to the seafloor with cables that move under force from the ocean’s natural motion. Those cables turn wheels on a generator that produce a…
Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence’s Interstellar Journey Goes Awry in the First Trailer for Passengers
Passengers tells the story of two people who mysteriously wake up from hibernation on a spaceship that still has 90 years left on its journey. From there, things go from bad to worse.Read more…
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UN suspends Syria aid convoys after deadly air strikes
The UN said Tuesday it had suspended all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after a deadly air raid hit trucks delivering aid near Aleppo, killing several civilians including a senior employee of the Syrian Red Crescent.
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Architect Sir John Soane’s exquisite models showcase the history of classical design
A legendary English architect’s obsession with collecting models became a huge part of his legacy Stepping into the townhouse at 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields in Central London is akin to stepping into the eccentric mind of an architect—who also happened to be a hoarder. The townhouse was the home of…
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GBSI’s Workshop Gathers 100+ Biomedical Research Experts at Asilomar to Develop the First Practical, Implementable Antibody Validation Guidelines
Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI) gathers 100+ biomedical research experts from around the world next week at the scientifically historic Asilomar Conference Grounds in California for a workshop to discuss, define and vote on the first detailed standardized guidelines for validating research…
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Breakthrough in Salt-Tolerance in Plants Research
University of Adelaide researchers have made a breakthrough in investigating salt tolerance in plants which could lead to new salt tolerant varieties of crops, and also answer unresolved questions in plant biology.
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An Expanded Genetic Code Is Shown Phototoxic to Cells
Scientists found that the synthetic bases used to increase the number of DNA bases from the four that occur naturally in all organisms to six, also makes cells so sensitive to near-visible ultraviolet light that the light becomes toxic to cells. Full Feed
Tulsa Police Shoot and Killed Unarmed Man, Called a “Bad Dude” By One Officer
Tulsa police shot and killed Terence Crutcher, a 40-year-old unarmed man, last Friday. Newly released video from a police helicopter and a police cruiser’s dashboard cam show the last minutes of his life, as he walks with his hands raised toward his SUV parked on the dividing line of a two-lane street,…
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Russia bans murderous Japanese sect Aum Shinrikyo as terrorist group
The Russian Supreme Court has declared as terrorist the Japanese doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo. The authorities have moved to outlaw the group, best known for the deadly chemical attacks in the Tokyo subway in 1995. Read Full Article at
Pokémon will come to Nintendo’s category-busting NX console
 Surprising no one, The Pokémon Company’s CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara told the WSJ in an interview that Pokémon games will appear on Pokémon’s upcoming console, which is codenamed the “NX” and which Nintendo says is launching around March 2017. It’s not clear whether Pokémon games will be available for NX… – latest science and technology news stories
Underwater soundscape may offer clues to coral health and aid reef conservation
A new study from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will help researchers understand the ways that marine animal larvae use sound as a cue to settle on coral reefs. The study, published on August 23rd in the online journal Scientific Reports, has determined that sounds created by adult fish… – latest science and technology news stories
Nine innovative approaches that utilities are using to plan for increased rooftop solar
When an individual utility customer decides to add rooftop solar to their home or business, the utility needs to deliver less power to that customer from other sources. A small number of solar adopters may not have much of an impact, but rapid growth in rooftop solar in some parts of the country has…
The Architects’ Laptop: Oppenheim Architecture’s Ode to Engineers Transforms From Concept to Construction in Miami
The urban myth that architects and engineers are perpetually warring with each other has been debunked time and again by incredible collaborations between the professions, but this harmony has been taken to another level for Oppenheim Architecture’s GLF Headquarters, recently completed on the…
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Human rights concerns won’t stop Prince Charles visiting weapons buyer Bahrain
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will soon visit Bahrain on behalf of the UK government despite long-standing concerns over human rights abuses and UK arms sales. Read Full Article at
Pack the Best School Lunch by Thinking in Threes
Like any meal, the key to a good packed lunch is balance. A school lunch should be healthy, tasty, and easy enough that you (the parent) actually has time to pack it, and “thinking in threes” can help make this a reality.According to The Kitchn, this rule of threes applies to two things: nutritional… – Nanotechnology News Feed
Graphene Nanoribbons May Help Heal Damaged Spinal Cords
James Tour, a chemist at Rice University, stated that a treatment procedure to heal damaged spinal cords by combining graphene nanoribbons produced with a process invented at Rice and a common…
Surveillance Camera House: Tower Bedroom Exploits Zoning Loophole for Lake Views
High above the surrounding countryside, often acting as both observation points and secluded…
Samantha Bee expertly takes down NBC for treating Trump like a ‘fun guy’
At what point will the network that gave rise to Donald Trump actually sever ties with him? Not soon enough, according to Samantha Bee, who skewered NBC on her TBS show Monday night for repeatedly inviting Trump on its programs and treating him like a “fun guy.”  Why is he on The Tonight Show,…
Spiri’s prototype 200-mile EV is made for on-demand carpooling
 Danish startup Spiri revealed their on-demand carpooling service in late August, and is now ready to show off its first prototype vehicle. The company decided to build its own all-electric car from the ground up, using an engineering team with talent from Aston Martin, Tesla and more, in order to arrive…
Evapolar Personal Air Cooler
Purify your environment with the Evapolar Air Cooler, the world’s first personal air cooler. But not only does it cool, this stylish little contraption also cleans and humidifies the air, resulting in better skin, hair, and breathing — for better productivity. Most can’t get our office in the great…
Apple Hires YouTube Doctor Who Prescribes Apps
Have you heard of Dr. Michael Evans? Probably not. He’s a YouTuber and former staff physician with 70k subscribers, doing the sort of whiteboard-style animation RSA and others helped to popularize half a decade ago. So why were Apple so desperate to hire him into their fold?Read more…
New leak suggests Google’s Pixel phones look like iPhones; coming October 4th
Google has essentially confirmed this week that the company’s new Pixel phones will be announced at an event on October 4th. But before Google can officially reveal what they’ve been working on in conjunction with HTC, a set of leaked images have allegedly revealed their entire design.
More Gig Economy Workers Can Now Get Paid On Demand
The gig economy is built on people offering their services on demand. Now more of them will have the option of getting paid just as quickly, reports Bloomberg. From the report: Inc., Instacart Inc., Postmates Inc. and several other marketplace providers will soon start giving workers the chance…
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Power Foods for the Brain | Neal Barnard | TEDxBismarck
Power Foods for the Brain Dr. Barnard has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, and chronic pain, including a groundbreaking study of dietary interventions in type 2 diabetes, funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Barnard has authored over…
These $15 Bluetooth Headphones Won’t Fall Out of Your Ears
Need some wireless headphones for your new iPhone 7? This model from iClever features a seven hour battery, a wraparound design to help it it stay put in your ears, and will only set you back $15 today with promo code 7YZQUISM.Read more…
Dakine Party Bucket
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Teardown Confirms Digital-to-Analog Converter in Lightning EarPods and 3.5mm Adapter
Vietnamese website Tinhte has shared a teardown of Apple’s new Lightning EarPods and Lightning-to-3.5mm headphone jack adapter included in the box with iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The video confirms that, as expected, each accessory is equipped with a small digital-to-analog converter. The chip in…
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The galaxy-shaped Indian utopia built on principles of no money or government
Related: Utopian off-grid Regen Village produces all of its own food and energy Via Slate Images via Auroville Facebook, Photo: Sanyam Bahga/Wikimedia Commons, and Wikimedia Commons
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Self-contained prototype brings artificial photosynthesis a step closer to commercial reality
While solar cells and wind turbines are the devices many people will think of for off-grid electricity production, the development of practical artificial photosynthesis for the creation of hydrogen via solar-powered water splitting could radically alter the way we produce energy locally. As… – latest science and technology news stories
Discovery could lead to safer, cheaper production of amine-boranes
Purdue University researchers have developed a way to produce amine-boranes that promises to be safer and cheaper, and could lead to new uses in medicine, energy storage, rocket propulsion and other technologies.
China’s LeEco raises $1.08B to build its electric sports car
 The Chinese market for electric vehicles is hot, and the latest indicator is a $1.08 billion raise from China’s LeEco, a Beijing-based web video company (which now dabbles in everything from televisions to transportation) that’s targeting Tesla with its own electric sports car plans. Funding for its…
Repair Your Own Gadgets With This $19 Specialty Tool Kit
Tekton’s Everybit Tech Rescue Kit includes just about everything you need to pry open modern electronics, including pentalobe screws, triangle bits, spudgers, a suction cup, and more. There are 45 pieces in all, and they can all be yours for $19 today.Read more…
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Microsoft hopes AI will find better cancer treatments
Google isn’t the only tech giant hoping that artificial intelligence can aid the fight against cancer. Microsoft has unveiled Project Hanover, an effort to use AI for both understanding and treating cancers. To begin with, the company is developing…
Dark Sky’s Pretty Weather App Is Now a Pretty Weather Site puts the best weather app on the web. The post Dark Sky’s Pretty Weather App Is Now a Pretty Weather Site appeared first on WIRED.
Cloudflare Launches a Three-Pronged Attack to Encrypt the Entire Web
The Internet infrastructure company Cloudflare is adding three new encryption features to protect more web traffic from prying eyes. The post Cloudflare Launches a Three-Pronged Attack to Encrypt the Entire Web appeared first on WIRED.
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Religion and science can have a true dialogue
A popular assumption that there is a conflict between the Church and the research world should be dispelled, says Kathryn Pritchard.Nature 537 451 doi: 10.1038/537451a
Upgrade to True 5.1 Surround Sound For $217
Logitech’s highly rated Z906 speaker system includes five THX-certified speakers, a powerful subwoofer, 500W of continuous power, and the ability to connect six devices at once. In other words, it’s a complete surround sound system in a box.Read more…
Firmware update for HP printers bans third-party ink
Printer companies and third-party cartridge manufacturers (and refillers) have a long, fraught relationship. Recently, HP added another problem to the mix. The printer maker introduced a tweak to its firmware that caused HP printers to reject third-party ink cartridges. This isn’t some freak accident…
59% off Panasonic ErgoFit In-Ear Comfort Fit Noise Isolating Earbuds – Deal Alert
If you believe the reviewers on Amazon, you may not find a better sounding pair of earbuds at this price point, which at the current 59% discount is just $11.99. The ErgoFit earbuds from Panasonic are designed to fit comfortably and securely in your ear, isolating outside noise while delivering great…
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Nanoscale tetrapods could provide early warning of a material’s failure
Light-emitting, four-armed nanocrystals could someday form the basis of an early warning system in structural materials by revealing microscopic cracks that portend failure, thanks to recent …
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Affordable detectors for gamma radiation
A research team at Empa and ETH Zurich has developed single crystals made of lead halide perovskites, which are able to gage radioactive radiation with high precision. Initial experiments have …
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A low-cost sensor for cystic fibrosis diagnosis
A new, inexpensive method for detecting salt concentrations in sweat or other bodily fluids has been developed by Penn State biomaterials scientists. The fluorescent sensor, derived from citric …
Inside Science
Science Fiction Pioneer H.G. Wells Turns 150
Science Fiction Pioneer H.G. Wells Turns 150 Beloved writer’s work combines fantastical stories with social commentary. hgwells1_topNteaser.jpg An illustration from H.G. Wells’ classic science fiction novel “The War of the Worlds.”…
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Why smartphone batteries explode, and why they may get worse
Samsung has officially recalled the Galaxy Note 7 worldwide, after more than 90 of the large smartphones in the US overheated due to defective batteries. Overheating is, in this case, an understatement, as some owners have claimed their smartphones outright exploded. Exploding lithium-ion batteries actually…
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Someone patented this hotdog-hamburger hybrid, and I’d like to shake his hand
If Apple can patent a paper bag, there’s no reason a bun specially made to hold a hot dog wedged inside of a beef patty can’t be patented, too. Mark Murray is the inventor of the Hamdog, and his “Combination hamburger and hot dog bread bun” was granted a US patent in 2009. Here’s the official patent…
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Reinventing Yourself | Darius Wallace | TEDxMemphis
Darius tells his magnificent story that proves that all you need is a spark to reinvent yourself. Phil Darius Wallace is a Memphis-based actor and writer who has always loved hearing and telling stories. He is a native of Flint Michigan but has been adopted as one of Memphis’ own. At an early age he…
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China’s first space station will burn up in late 2017
Officials in China have conceded that Tiangong-1, the nation’s first space station, has now settled into a decaying orbit. That’s a sanitized, polite way of saying that the 18,753 pound craft is now hurtling towards Earth with no way of controlling i…
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‘No way back, Sweden will never be what it was’: TV ad urges Swedes to ‘integrate’ with migrants
A Swedish TV ad made by a government-backed charity has urged citizens to accept that “Sweden will never be what it once was” and to find a way to “live side by side” with the growing number of migrants and refugees. Read Full Article at
Model Your Metropolis: MIT’s Interactive LEGO City Brings Urban Planning to the Masses
There’s a wide range of tools used by architects and planners to communicate the potential impact of major projects. Drawings, for example, are one of the most basic, as are masterplans, market studies and environmental surveys. None of these, however, are quite as accessible and powerful as…
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Risk of ‘genocide’ and ‘crimes against humanity’ in Burundi, UN investigators warn
Burundi’s government is behind systematic human rights violations, including executions and torture, UN investigators said Tuesday, warning of possible crimes against humanity and the looming risk of “genocide”.
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‘Quantum teleportation’ breakthrough by DARPA-funded physicists
Two separate teams of scientists funded by the Pentagon’s research arm have revealed significant breakthroughs in the field of quantum teleportation which could have a major impact on cybersecurity and encryption. Read Full Article at
Gear Up for Fall With This Discounted Worx Electric TriVac
The Worx Electric TriVac is a leaf blower, yes. But with the flip of a switch, it reverses suction and becomes an outdoor vacuum and mulcher, and Amazon’s marked it down to an all-time low $81 today, just in time for fall (which starts Thursday, if you can believe it).Read more…
Stanford researchers invent tech workaround to net neutrality fights
Engineers at Stanford University have invented a new technology that would give broadband customers more control over their pipes and, they say, possibly put an end to a stale net neutrality debate in the U.S.The new technology, called Network Cookies, would allow broadband customers to decide which…
‘Lifejacket graveyards’ are stark reminders of deadly refugee crisis
The attention this week has shifted from the shores of Greece and Italy to the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York City. Two events are held to try and create a better and bigger international response to the refugee crisis around the world.  Read more…More about Mashable Video, Sea…
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UK commits troops to train Egyptian military in counter-terrorism tactics
British troops will continue to train the Egyptian Armed Forces (EAF) to tackle terrorism and improvised explosive devices (IEDs), Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said during a visit to Cairo. Read Full Article at
Digital Trends
Could Lamborghini burst into the EV segment with a little help from Porsche?
Lamborghini could benefit from sister company Porsche’s drive toward electrification. German media outlets have published reports suggesting that the Italian brand may introduce an ultra-exclusive supercar powered by an all-electric drivetrain developed with input from Porsche. If the rumors are true,…
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Sustainability in a Finite World | Jonathan Trent | TEDxSaratogaHighSchool
Dr. Jonathan Trent discusses the imminent problems bearing down upon modern society and advocates the effective use of STEM to solve these problems on a global scale. This talk was filmed at TEDxSaratogaHighSchool, an independently organized TED event (April 15, 2016). This talk was filmed at TEDxSaratogaHighSchool,…
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The Clarity of Disruption | Antonio Medrano | TEDxSantaBarbara
Antonio Medrano and his a cappella group Airplay love to blend their voices in song, but his past has also included moments of discord. This talk goes through his journey of realizing that disruptive choices have been necessary to gain the clarity of what produces inner harmony and fulfillment. Antonio…
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Neighborhood Revitalization through Culture, Community, and Creativity | Jason Jackson | TEDxMemphis
Jason Jackson shows how neighborhoods can be revived through culture, community, and creativity. Jason Jackson, AIA is an internationally recognized architect focusing on innovation and artistic repurposing in and of the built environment. As the lead designer at brg3s architects, Jason challenges…
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Building Schools Abroad | Tom Bredemeier | TEDxBarringtonHighSchool
Tom talks about his experience helping teach abroad and building schools in Africa. For 25 years Tom ran a manufacturing business, and then he became a high school computer science teacher. Now he teaches more than 120 kids every day how to code. He says it’s the best job he’s ever had! This talk…
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“White Poverty Privilege?” Poverty and Addiction in America | David Canton | TEDxConnecticutCollege
In this talk, Canton dives into the fine mesh where class, race, and community meet. He examines how white privilege manifests itself in different socio-economic contexts. It is an analysis of the subtle interplay of race, poverty, and addiction, and how they influence one another, shaping the experiences…
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Biodiversity and natural gum | Lara Zuliani de Arruda Corrêa | TEDxKids@PortoSeguroSchool
Biodiversity and the production of natural gum Lara is a curious and dedicated girl, who always had interest in animals and nature. As her father is a biologist, Lara was raised in an environment full of discoveries and investigation, which makes her interest in nature rise every day. In her spare…
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Saving money and the environment using Hydrogen fuel enhancement | Nabeel Mahmood | TEDxBaghdad
In Baghdad, Iraq there are more than 50,000 electric generator operating on diesel fuel consuming more than 220 million liters a month causing emissions exceeding tens of tons of polluting gases. Using a Hydrogen cell I developed that give out HHO gas to take part in the internal composition of the…
Give Your Car’s CD Player a New Job With This $9 Magnetic Phone Mount
Vent-mounted magnets might be the hot new thing in smartphone car holders, but if your CD slot is lying dormant, or if you just don’t want to block a vent, this is also a great option. Just use promo code GHRGXE53 at checkout to get it for $9.Read more…
This $15 Kinetic Sand Kit Lets You Play at the Beach All Year Round
This $15 kinetic sand starter kit includes 2.2 pounds of 99% sand/1% beeswax mixture, an inflatable beach, and plenty of tools to build up you indoor sand sculptures. You won’t even need to put on sunscreen.Read more…
On the shifting role of racism in American slavery
In a recent episode of his EconTalk podcast, host Russ Roberts talks with Michael Munger about a paper Munger co-authored about how white Southern attitudes toward slavery shifted from around 1815 to 1835. The episode is interesting throughout,1 but I want to highlight this attitude shift Munger…
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Every Tuesday we bring you a collection of some of our favorite things we’ve recently found around the web. From stories to photography, we include a little of everything.
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NYU Scientists Outline How Brain Separates Relevant & Irrelevant Information
New York University researchers offer a new theory, based on a computational model, on how the brain separates relevant from irrelevant information in these and other circumstances.
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Forget Google, this $1,000 box will make your car nearly driverless
The retrofit will give cars the ability to automatically accelerate, brake, and change lanes on the highway Your first self-driving car might already be parked in your driveway right now. At least, that’s the hope of automotive startup, which is developing an autonomous system that can be easily…
What Self-Driving Cars Can Teach Us About Better Driving
So far, self-driving cars have a safer driving track record than most humans. This seems impressive, but part of the reason is because we suck at driving. We’re in a hurry, we get angry, and we take unnecessary risks. In those areas, self-driving cars have a few things they could teach us.Read more…
Pokémon Sun and Moon will let you clean and care for your Pokémon
 The new Pokémon Sun and Moon games are still a couple of months away, with a release date set for November 18, but the news keeps trickling out about its new Pokémon and features. The new Pokémon revealed today include version specific creatures for each of the two games, and new evolutions that differ…
Charge All of the Things With a Trio of USB Power Hub Deals
You can never have enough USB charging ports at your desk or on your nightstand, and these hubs ensure that none of your gadgets will be left out. You’ve got three different options to choose from for $13 or less today, including one that comes with a set of international plug adapters.Read more…
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How Private Spaceflight Went From Impossible Dream to Epic Space Race
Elon Musk’s rocket-building company SpaceX and Jeffrey P. Bezos’s similar Blue Origins have grabbed the headlines in the space race. But there is a fascinating backstory about how the private space industry came into being. It is the tale of a renegade entrepreneur, Peter Diamandis, who founded the XPrize…
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Oil pipeline leak threatens Alabama river rich in unique species
South-eastern US faces price hikes as hundreds of thousands of gallons of fuel spill into a pond in Alabama, upstream of an ecologically important river
Popular Science
Blind People Use ‘Visual’ Brain Regions For Math
Science In addition to areas traditionally pegged for thinking about numbers When solving math problems, blind people rely on the same brain areas as sighted people. But blind people also pull in parts of the brain that others use only for…
Popular Science
How To Detect Nuclear Warheads Without Revealing Their Secrets
Technology A new proof-of-concept could let nations track each other’s arsenals without revealing too much Nuclear detection technique with zero knowledge proof.
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WhatsApp adds user mentions so you can’t ignore group chats
Anyone who has been included in a group chat knows how annoying they can be. You end up muting the thread to keep the notifications from driving you crazy. Sometimes you do need to see a message and WhatsApp is adding a new tool that will make it a little more difficult to ignore group chats. The app…
The Next Web
Apple’s new Lightning EarPods aren’t playing nice with the iPhone 7
Apple has acknowledged and promised to provide a software fix for an extremely frustrating issue that’s affecting iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owners using Lightning EarPods. The glitch renders the EarPods’ integrated remote useless, meaning that you can’t adjust volume, pause playback or answer an incoming…
Polk Audio 9500 BT Bluetooth SurroundBar Home Theater System $369.99AR
Polk Audio 9500 BT Bluetooth SurroundBar Home Theater System $369.99AR
Ironman IFT 4000 Infrared Therapy Inversion Table $289
Ironman IFT 4000 Infrared Therapy Inversion Table $289
Today’s Best Lifestyle Deals: H&M, Madewell, GAP, West Elm, Ulta, and More
H&M’s markdown on autumn essentials, 30% off sale items at Madewell, 40% off your entire GAP purchase , West Elm’s Friends & Family Event, great 21 Days of Beauty deals from Ulta and more lead Tuesday’s best lifestyle deals.Read more…
Lotus Off Grid Caravan
Truly take your off the grid adventures off road with the truly awesome Lotus Off Grid Caravan. From the outside, it looks as though it could take down a Deceptacon with ease, while inside awaits a super slick studio-like crib. Features include a slide out kitchen with Weber barbecue, solar energy…
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Migratory Birds May Come Programmed With a Genetic Google Maps
These hybrid avians inherit some mixed directional messages
Cool Hunting
Standard International’s One Night App Incorporates Other Luxury Hotels: Book the best NYC and LA properties, last minute and at a reasonable price
It’s not often that a hotel brand develops a platform that’s so successful they decide to open the service to competitors. And yet, that’s the case with the new One Night app from Standard International (owners of the Standard Hotels and developers…… Continue…
375 top scientists warn against Trump’s plan to pull out of climate pact
On Tuesday, 375 top scientists signed an open letter warning against the consequences of backing out of the historic Paris Climate Agreement, which Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said he would do if elected.  The letter marks an unusual foray into presidential politics for these scientists,…
Design Milk
Drop Jug: A Glass Container for Everyday
Over the last 25 years, designer Sebastian Bergne has amassed a collection of self-produced objects and during this year’s London Design Festival, he’ll be exhibiting 25 of them. Part of that 25 Years of Editions exhibition is the brand-new Drop Jug, which was designed as a tabletop container…
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America is superpower for looking beyond its interests – Obama at UNGA (VIDEO)
In his final address to the UN General Assembly, President Barack Obama praised the US for observing the interest of other countries, criticized those who do not, called for better trade agreements like TPP, and mentioned fight against ISIS in passing. Read Full Article at
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Black British students ‘psychologically damaged by white curriculum’
Universities across Britain might be causing psychological distress to black students because they’re forced to learn about mostly white Europeans, the National Union of Students (NUS) leader has said. Read Full Article at
Coolest Gadgets
Driveway Doorbell announces your arrival to the household
Have you ever noticed that your pooch at home would know just who has pulled up into the driveway long before you do? That can be attributed to their amazing sense of hearing, but if you would like to make sure that you are on a level playing field without going for some genetic modification or enhancement…
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Risk Forward: the Rewards of Not Knowing | Victoria Labalme | TEDxSantaBarbara
Some people in life know exactly what they want to achieve. This is a TEDx talk for everyone else. Performing Artist and Creative Presentation Coach Victoria Labalme helps you express your most authentic self – on stage, on camera and in life – and transform even the simplest daily communication into…
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The Art of Thinking Backwards | Philip Mudd | TEDxMemphis
Philip Mudd discusses thinking backwards to solve problems versus traditional methods. He uses his experience in counterterrorism to prove these methods work. Philip Mudd spent 25 years in the federal government working on national security issues, especially counterterrorism at the CIA, FBI, and White…
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Would you rather be a billionaire or live forever? | Joshua Hunt | TEDxChelmsford
Explore what happened when a school decided to connect with 27 local churches and introduce a chaplain. What lessons were learnt, and how are young people engaging with spirituality in our schools? Josh is a 26 year old chaplain, postgraduate researcher and Kanye West fan in Suffolk. His job sees him…
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Vodafone now blocks unwanted calls before they reach you
Nuisance callers are having a tough time of it already this year, with Ofcom banning them from withholding numbers and helping to create a simple, text registration option for the UK’s leave-me-alone database. But Vodafone’s decided to go even further, today announcing that it has begun blocking unwanted…
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Transportation in an APP Society | Ron Garrison | TEDxMemphis
Ron Garrison explores modern mass transportation and gives his vision for the future of transportation. As Chief Executive Officer of Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA), Ron Garrison manages one of the largest transit operators in the state of Tennessee. At MATA, he is spearheading efforts to rebuild…
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Obama Is Pretty Psyched About Driverless Cars
Cars He just wants safety to be a priority as innovation continues President Obama’s weigh-in on autonomous cars is a big deal, especially since his op-ed for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is so overall enthusiastic about the innovative…
$500 Allie camera lets you take 360-degree selfies
Selfies have become a part of our everyday existence, but they only give you part of the picture. That’s where the Allie Go comes in. This new 360-degree camera lets you to take “all-ies,” or images that give you a complete view of everything in a scene. Miami-based Allie Camera, a division of IC Real…
TGI Fridays’ new bot makes table reservations
TGI Fridays fans can now use chat platforms to find a restaurant — and, in some areas, make reservations — as multiple bots launch today. “Looking ahead to fall 2016, Fridays will work with Conversable to expand its online reservations capabilities and also offer online orders via social media channels,…
Firefox 49 arrives with Reader Mode improvements, offline viewing on Android, and removes Firefox Hello
Mozilla today launched Firefox 49 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. The new version includes expanded multi-process support, improvements to Reader Mode, and offline page viewing on Android. The built-in voice and video calling feature Firefox Hello, meanwhile, has been removed from the browser….
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Train derails & crashes in Canada, driver seriously injured
A passenger train in Calgary, Canada overshot the platform at Tuscany station Tuesday morning, careering off the tracks and crashing through a fence. The driver received emergency treatment after suffering serious injuries. Read Full Article at
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This Parasite Could Explain Crazy Cat People
Now we know what makes the crazy cat lady crazy. A parasite called toxoplasma gondii, which causes a disease called toxoplasmosis, is transmitted from cats to humans. Cats defecate the parasite which, if picked up by a human, infects our neural circuitry. More than 20 percent of all Americans are infected…
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Combining an elevated sleeping platform and a matching tent, the Kamprite Tentcot lets you rest soundly on the trail, safe from bugs, rodents, snakes, and even rain. It sets up…Visit Uncrate for the full post. all content
Flash Physics: Deborah Jin dies at 47, NASA extends IRIS satellite mission, new UK high-temperature lab
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Laser polarization boosts quality of proton beams
New technique could improve laser-plasma accelerators
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New seat designs put trains and trams on track for increased capacity
UK studio PriestmanGoode has designed two train and tram seats aimed at alleviating the problem of overcrowding on transport networks. Both the streamlined Horizon and the adaptable Island Bay seats allow for more seating in a standard commuter carriage, while also affording more standing space… …
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Kello alarm clock makes it easier to rise and shine
Most of us don’t have a great relationship with our alarm clocks, given that their sole purpose is essentially to scream at us until we get up. The new Kello smart alarm clock, however, is designed to help us sleep better, snooze less and wake up earlier, all using a gentle approach… Continue…
Teva and Intel using wearables to monitor Huntington’s disease
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Intel announced on Thursday a wearable partnership focused on Huntington’s disease patients. Huntington’s disease, which affects approximately 30,000 Americans, is an inherited condition that damages nerve cells in the brain. This causes a breakdown in motor skills,…
Today’s Best Deals: Hoover WindTunnel, $35 Electric Shaver, Gap Clothes, and More
Gap clothes, a popular vacuum, and a $35 electric shaver lead off Tuesday’s best deals.Read more…
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Sustainable Hemp Clothing Isn’t a Pipe Dream
Nearly 50 years after it was banned in the United States, industrial hemp is in the midst of a comeback. …Read More »
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Viewpoint: Uncovering a Quantum Phase Transition in Nuclei
Author(s): David J. DeanSimulations predict that the ground states of certain light nuclei lie near a quantum phase transition between a liquid-like phase and a phase involving clusters of alpha …
Try these Lightning headphones with your new iPhone 7
If you’re splurging on a new iPhone 7, you’ve probably already gotten over its lack of a headphone jack.  So, now it’s time to shift your focus to compatible headphones. We’ve heard loads about AirPods, Apple’s new pair of wireless earbuds — but what about options for people who want to avoid Bluetooth?…
Digital Trends
Google has a new plan to fight internet trolls, and it starts and ends with AI
It’s being used to fight ISIS, and now, an app developed by a subsidiary of Google is tackling another kind of vitriol — online trolls. Jigsaw, an organization that once existed as Google’s think tank, has now taken on a new life of its own and has been tasked with using technology to address a range…
Digital Trends
Detroit may be the next stop for Uber’s self-driving cars
Hot on the heels of the launch of its self-driving car demo in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Uber has hinted that it may expand to the heart of the U.S. auto industry. The ridesharing company plans to open a facility in Detroit, Michigan, according to Automotive News (subscription required). Sherif Marakby,…
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Apple Music Attracting New Streaming Subscribers to Aid in Music Industry’s ‘Fragile Recovery’
The music industry is facing a “fragile recovery” at the hands of popular streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify, according to new data collected by the Recording Industry Association of America (via Bloomberg). In total, the music industry in the United States is on track to grow for the second…
DAKU Mounts Typography on Building Facade to Create Dynamic Mural Powered by the Sun
Urban artist DAKU has created a dynamic solar mural, “Time Changes Everything,” on a building in the Lodhi Colony area of Delhi as part of India’s first ever public arts district. Words associated with human emotion and the passage of time have been mounted perpendicularly on the building facade, casting… Full Feed
Donald Trump Vs. The Sixth Amendment
Just hours after the suspected New York City dumpster bomber was caught by police in New Jersey, Donald Trump was already lamenting how slowly the wheels of justice were turning. At a rally in Florida, Trump bemoaned the fact that America’s justice system would include such kid-gloves-treatment as…
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Apple Secret Car Project Hit Its Brakes; Dozens Lost Job
Apple never really acknowledged that they are working on a project related to cars. It has been an open secret in Silicon Valley that they are working on a so-called Project Titan primarily working on an Apple secret car project design. According to a report by the New York Times,  the Apple secret car…
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stelios mousarris continues to bend reality with all-black matte ‘wave city’ table
beneath its undulating surface, a dark and dense city of structures and skyscrapers is reminiscent of a ‘neo-noir’ atmosphere. The post stelios mousarris continues to bend reality with all-black matte ‘wave city’ table appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Room In A Room Tent
Improve your quality of sleep using the room in a room tent. Apart from creating a cozy spot to slumber in, the tent is made from a blackout fabric that blocks out as much as 95% of light and helps keep out cold air, so you can stay warm and toasty inside. Check it out $109.00
Star Trek Starship Enterprise Rocker
Give your little trekkie an out-of-this-world ride on this Star Trek Starship Enterprise rocker. The rocker is intended for kids ranging from 4-5 years old and is meticulously handcrafted from wood to resemble the Starfleet’s iconic USS Enterprise. Check it out $195.00
Custom Light Up Suit
Transform yourself into a moving visual display by dressing up in this custom light up suit. This battery powered suit can be tailored to your specific measurements to ensure a perfect fit and comes decked out with ultra bright flexible neon wire. Check it out $500.00
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This app gives drivers in Japan a free coffee for not looking at their smartphone
Smartphone-related traffic accidents are a major problem in one area of Japan. Will free coffee persuade drivers to keep their eyes on the road?
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How loneliness has spawned an industry
New businesses are springing up to offer human antidotes to loneliness — a dinner companion, someone to walk with, talk to, even cuddle.
The Next Web
Google Drive can now search just like, you know, Google
Google is giving Drive a neat update by actually putting its search chops to work. First off, Drive now supports natural language processing, which is a fancy way of saying you can search the way you talk. You can type in something like “find my presentations from last month” or “show me spreadsheets…
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World’s first piloted solar-powered helicopter lifts off in Maryland Related: Solar Impulse successfully completes solar-powered flight around the world + University of Maryland Images courtesy of the University of Maryland
Save $10 on Nearly Any Hotel Stay With This Discounted Gift Card
If you have trips on the horizon, you can save $10 basically anywhere with this discounted gift card.Read more…
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New Therapeutic Target for Crohn’s Disease
Research from the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) identifies a promising new target for future drugs to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The study, published today in Cell Reports, also indicates that another protein, protein kinase C (PKC) λ/ι, may serve as a biomarker…
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Inherited Parental Methylation Shifts Over Time, May Have Functional Effects in the Brain and Other Tissues
Inherited methylation–a form of epigenetic regulation passed down from parents to offspring–is far more dynamic than previously thought and may contribute to changes in the brain and other tissues over time. This finding by Whitehead Institute scientists challenges current understandings of gene regulation…
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How to Charge the iPhone 7 and Listen to Music at the Same Time
There has been much ado about Apple’s removal of the headphone jack in its latest version of the iPhone. That means you only have one port on the phone–so how do you charge and listen to music at the same time? We have some options for you.Click Here to Continue Reading
Cook Perfectly Flavored Soup Every Time with the FASS Method
There’s a lot to appreciate in a heaping bowl of your favorite soup. All great soups are concocted from a laborious process of tasting, strengthening or correcting the soup’s flavor throughout the cooking process, and properly utilizing fat, acid, salty, and sweet (FASS) components to contribute to a…
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This Bike Is The World’s Fastest Human Powered-Vehicle
Technology Travels at a record-breaking 90 miles per hour A recumbent bike designed by Canadian engineering company Aerovelo has broken the world record for human-powered speed.
What to expect from Google’s big Oct. 4 hardware event
Get ready for a Google hardware-palooza. The company is set to not only unveil a pair of smartphones during its just-announced Oct. 4 event in San Francisco, but we also may also see some other gear that will surely make it onto the holiday wish list of anyone that’s a fan of Google services. The…
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Teenagers will eat veggies—if you tell them they’re sticking it to the man
Enlarge / fruits and vegetables. (credit: USDA) Adolescent behavior is notoriously difficult to change because teens are very sensitive to anything they perceive as a threat to their autonomy. And, as many parents know, many problematic behaviors come about because teens aren’t particularly motivated…
WD My Cloud 3TB Personal Cloud Storage External Hard Drive $127.72
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Explore the world in miniature with these incredible tilt-shift films
From big cities to the charming countryside For the past five years, Berlin-based filmmaker Joerg Daiber has been transforming locales all over the globe into amusing miniature worlds. From big international cities like Chicago and Hong Kong to more remote areas like La Rioja in Spain and the Ardennes…
iPhone 7 display named best mobile LCD ever
As is usually the case with any major phone release, DisplayMate is back with another display shootout. This time it’s comparing the iPhone 7 to the iPhone 6, and it has some significant praise to lap onto the iPhone 7’s display, naming it the best mobile LCD it’s ever tested. While the displays on the… – latest science and technology news stories
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66 billion merger
Top officials for Monsanto and Bayer defended their proposed $66 billion merger before skeptical senators on Tuesday, insisting that the deal would lead to greater investments in technology that could help American farmers. – latest science and technology news stories
Comcast plans to launch wireless service next year
Comcast plans to launch a cellphone service roughly in the middle of next year, although it would be limited to areas of the country where it’s a cable provider. – latest science and technology news stories
‘Water bear’ protein shields human DNA from X-rays: researchers
A protein unique to a miniscule creature called a water bear, reputedly the most indestructible animal on Earth, protects human DNA from X-ray damage, stunned researchers reported Tuesday. – latest science and technology news stories
Inexpensive semiconducting organic polymers can harvest sunlight to split carbon dioxide into alcohol fuels
Chemists at The University of Texas at Arlington have been the first to demonstrate that an organic semiconductor polymer called polyaniline is a promising photocathode material for the conversion of carbon dioxide into alcohol fuels without the need for a co-catalyst.
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Volvo SuperTruck improves big rig fuel efficiency by a whopping 70%
The race toward eco-friendly transportation has mostly involved innovating more and more compact commuter cars, but big trucks need to get green as well. Volvo has been working on its SuperTruck concept…
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Aid workers ‘in shock’ over Syria attack
Aid worker Stephen Ryan says his organisation is in shock following an attack on an aid convoy in Syria.
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Greece sends ship to house 1,000 migrants after Moria fire
The Greek government is to send a ship to house more than 1,000 migrants after fire destroyed much of their camp on Lesbos.
Digital Trends
HTC Vive travel pack now available with Innoactive’s ‘VR Suitcase’
As much as the HTC Vive is a fantastic virtual reality headset, it’s not very portable, and that presents a lot of problems for those trying to demo new games, or even selling people on the concept of VR in the first place. That’s where Innoactive is hoping to offer a solution – for businesses at least…
Digital Trends
Saleen’s otherworldly S7 supercar will be reborn as the 1,000hp S7 LM
It would appear Saleen is looking for a return to the good ol’ days, especially after news that the performance tuner has amassed a giant chunk of debt and hasn’t delivered cars on time. To change its momentum for the better, and to commemorate the company’s 20th anniversary of the conclusion of a seven-year…
Digital Trends
Adobe to let stock photographers sell images within Lightroom app
Photographers will soon be able to sell their images without leaving Lightroom  — Adobe introduced a public beta version of Adobe Stock Contributor today that expands the in-app stock photo purchases to now include graphics sales. The software company integrated its large stock image database directly…
Digital Trends
Lowepro unveils a rugged quick-access backpack and lightweight airport roller
Carrying photo gear is a balancing act. Today, Lowepro announced a new backpack series, the Flipside Trek, designed to balance the need to accommodate outdoor conditions with the amount of gear photographers require on long treks. The gear protection brand also launched a new airport roller, the PhotoStream…
Stanley FatMax 140W Power Inverter w/ Keychain Light (2-Pack) $29.97
Stanley FatMax 140W Power Inverter w/ Keychain Light (2-Pack) $29.97
Bodum 34oz Pour Over Coffee Maker with Permanent Filter $20.99
Bodum 34oz Pour Over Coffee Maker with Permanent Filter $20.99
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Price: Free  | RegisterGet access to Audible’s selection of over 180,000 audio books with this special 60-day free trial, which includes two free audiobooks, and discounts on unlimited additional books. Should you choose to keep the membership, it’s $14.95 per month. More Awesome Stuff: Deal: Expert…
Transit’s public transportation tracking app gets a big overhaul and $2.4M in funding
 A big annoyance of city living is checking a site like Nextbus for your bus or rail’s arrival time, and then getting there only to find that you’ve missed it by a split second or the doors close as soon as you get there. Now, there’s actually an app that will yell at you to walk faster if you’re about…
Coolest Gadgets
JLab Audio reveals Flex Bluetooth headphones
JLab Audio has just released another device that might make your day if you are in the market for a pair of Bluetooth headphones in the form of the Flex. The Flex Bluetooth headphones will come with Active Noise Cancellation right out of the box, ensuring that what you hear will mainly come from the…
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Researchers Measure Magnetic Fields in the Vicinity of a Black Hole
A team of researchers has measured the magnetic fields in the vicinity of the supermassive black hole at the center of NGC 1052. Two particle jets shoot out from the heart of active galaxy NGC 1052 at the speed of light, apparently originating in the vicinity of a massive black hole. A team of…
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New fabric generates electricity from sunlight and wind
Enlarge (credit: Frank Moutos and Farshid Guilak) The combination of rising populations, climate change, and depleted natural resources has emphasized the need for sustainable technology. This technology isn’t limited to big devices like photovoltaic panels and wind turbines; recently, a team of…
All the New Features in macOS Sierra
Apple’s just released macOS Sierra, and while it’s a minor update, it does include Siri, a universal clipboard, and a handful of other new features. Let’s take a quick look at all the new stuff.Read more…
Assemble patterns ceramic tiles by baking them in a barbecue
London Design Festival 2016: Turner Prize-winning collective Assemble has produced ceramic tiles that were “smoked” in a barbecue, as part of their ongoing Granby Workshop project (+ slideshow). (more…)
Google’s New Vacation App Was 280 Years in the Making
A new Google app called Trips will plan all your sightseeing—thanks to the Leonhard Euler, the Bridges of Königsberg, and little GPS. The post Google’s New Vacation App Was 280 Years in the Making appeared first on WIRED.
Unlike Trump Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative Has Data to Prove Its Worth
At this week’s final Clinton Global Initiative meeting, Bill Clinton took the stage to show the receipts. The post Unlike Trump Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative Has Data to Prove Its Worth appeared first on WIRED.
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The cancer-causing chemical Erin Brockovich fought against is still in our water
Erin Brockovich may have made this cancer-causing chemical famous, but data from nationwide tests show it’s still in our water — and at potentially dangerous levels. The US Environmental Protection Agency should have enforced stricter standards on the chemical years ago, advocates say. The chemical,…
RT – Daily news
Military spy plane crashes in central California
A Cold War-era spy plane nicknamed “Dragon Lady” has crashed in central California during a training flight, sparking a wildfire. Both pilots appear to have ejected safely. Read Full Article at
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Kodak’s new 360-degree VR action camera looks both ways
While Kodak’s 360-degree cameras have been around for a while now, and made the jump to 4K last year, you’ve needed two of them strapped back-to-back to capture a full 360 spherical footage. That will change next year when JK Imaging introduces its third generation 360-degree VR camera, the…
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Autonomous boats to set sail on Amsterdam’s canals
Autonomous cars are generating a lot of headlines at the moment, but they aren’t the only vehicles being freed from the shackles of human control. In what is billed as the world’s first major research program on autonomous floating vessels in metropolitan areas, autonomous boats will soon be…
CiBest 3″ 170° Wide Angle FHD 1080p Car Dash Camera w/ G-Sensor $25.99
CiBest 3″ 170° Wide Angle FHD 1080p Car Dash Camera w/ G-Sensor $25.99
Taste the outrage: Skittles responds to Donald Trump Jr.’s tweet about Syrian refugees.
The younger Donald Trump compared Syrian refugees to poisoned skittles.  Read more…More about Mashable Video, Donald Trump, Skittles, Real Time, and Real Time Video – latest science and technology news stories
Scientists discover interplay of yin-yang antagonists vital for cell division
How a cell transitions from the G1 phase of the cell cycle to the S phase – a fundamental process of cell division for all eukaryotic cells on Earth – has been a long-studied question in biology. Now UNC School of Medicine scientists discovered that this boundary is regulated by a pair of large enzyme… – latest science and technology news stories
Acoustic metamaterial panel absorbs low-frequency sound
When it comes to low-frequency sound waves, traditional sound-absorbing materials tend to be undesirably bulky, heavy or thick. – latest science and technology news stories
Novel physical cryptographic technique may have applicability to future nuclear disarmament agreements
A system that can compare physical objects while potentially protecting sensitive information about the objects themselves has been demonstrated experimentally at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL). This work, by researchers at Princeton University and PPPL,…
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It’s time for a serious debate about head transplants
Many are reluctant to engage with the claims of head transplant pioneers, fearing that any comment will be seen as an endorsement. The time for silence is over
Digital Trends
Volkswagen’s Multivan PanAmericana is the Alltrack of the van world
Volkswagen is expanding the Multivan lineup with a more rugged-looking model named PanAmericana. In many ways, the PanAmericana is to the regular Multivan what the new Alltrack is to the Golf SportWagen. Roughly the size of a Mercedes-Benz Metris, the Multivan PanAmericana gains a couple of extra inches…
Digital Trends
MakerBot upgrade: New 3D printers offer bigger prints at faster speeds
MakerBot wants to bring the magic of 3D printing to everyone, from professional makers to students, to smartphone owners. That is why the company announced new 3D printers as well as some new software aimed at offering a faster way for educators to integrate 3D printers into the classroom. Of course,…
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Review: macOS 10.12 Sierra
Siri, Tabs and iCloud DriveBy the time you read this, the latest version of Mac OS X – sorry – macOS, will be available to download from the App Store. macOS Sierra 10.12, to give it its full title, finally sees Apple move away from the OS X nomenclature given to every version of its desktop operating…
Mobile Magazine
Meet the Karma Drone! GoPro’s Latest Toy Looks To Make An Impact
GoPro has been synonymous with action camera for so many years. And while it still holds that distinction today, the company has seen its market share dwindle the past few years to competitors who offer a more affordable price than the GoPro range. Drones have seen its popularity rise in the past few…
SciTech Daily
CfA Astronomers Confirm and Characterize Exoplanet K2-33b
Astronomers from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics take a closer look at migrating exoplanets. Many known exoplanets orbit close to their host star, within one-tenth of an astronomical unit (one AU is the average distance of the Earth from the Sun). Since their orbital periods are…
Opera’s free, unlimited VPN arrives on the desktop stable release
After a few months in the developer and beta channels, Opera’s built-in VPN feature has finally graduated to the stable version of the desktop browser, allowing users to bypass geo-restrictions for online content and browse the web more securely by providing a secure, encrypted tunnel between your computer…
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Graphene key to promising treatment for spinal cord injuries
Graphene seems to have almost limitless potential, from making better batteries to night-vision windshields and microscopic sensors. And now, a team at Rice University has shown the material could be key to a promising new treatment for severe spinal cord injuries. Previous work has shown graphene…
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The music industry is on the rebound thanks to paid streaming
The music industry is growing once again thanks to paid streaming services. This year, the industry is on target to bring in the most revenue since the mid-2000s. If the numbers hold, 2016 will be the first time the music industry has seen its revenue increase year over year since the late ’90s. In…
These IndyCar pictures show how important the new iPhone’s dual lenses will be to photographers
 The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus launched last week, and one of the most hyped features has been the camera(s). This is especially true with the 7 Plus, which now has two cameras — one wide angle and one telephoto lens. This means you can now optically zoom in to 2x, which means you can get closer to your subject…
Stuck on record warm: Earth has unprecedented 16-straight warmest months
When it comes to Earth’s climate, even the records themselves are breaking records now. Earth just experienced its hottest August on record, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  This means the planet has set a record warm monthly temperature record during…
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New Study Examines Where and How Climate Change Is Altering Species
New research published Monday (Sept. 19) in the journal Nature Climate Change by researchers at Aarhus University in Denmark and the University of Wisconsin-Madison illuminates where and why novel species combinations are likely to emerge due to recent changes in temperature and precipitation.
Philips SceneSwitch bulb offers three light modes, no add-ons needed
Philips Lighting has launched an interesting new LED light bulb focused on giving consumers a selection of lighting choices without requiring additional purchases. Dubbed the SceneSwitch, the new bulb supports three different light modes and using it seems about as straightforward as you can get without…
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Hacker-Proof Code Confirmed
In the summer of 2015 a team of hackers attempted to take control of an unmanned military helicopter known as Little Bird. The helicopter, which is similar to the piloted version long-favored for U.S. special operations missions, was stationed at a Boeing facility in Arizona. The hackers had a head start:…
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Best Made Brass Stash Boxes
If you have problems keeping track of tiny supplies in your bag or desk, Best Made brass stash boxes are the perfect solution. Available in three sizes (Cap, Snuff, and Tinder), each box is designed to be as durable as every other part of your EDC thanks to the C260 brass (the same brass used […]
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Teleportation step toward quantum internet
Physicists have set a new bar for quantum teleportation – transferring information from one place to another without anything physically travelling between the locations.
Physics News
Reconfigurable chaos-based microchips offer possible solution to Moore’s law
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed new, nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits that enable computer chips to perform multiple functions with fewer transistors. …
Physics News
Acoustic metamaterial panel absorbs low-frequency sound
When it comes to low-frequency sound waves, traditional sound-absorbing materials tend to be undesirably bulky, heavy or thick.
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MIT Scientists Develop New Method to Deliver Beneficial Bacteria to the GI Tract
By coating bacteria with polymer layers that protect them from the acids and bile salts found in the digestive tract, scientists from MIT have developed a new strategy for delivering large numbers of beneficial bacterial to the human gut. The human digestive tract contains trillions of bacteria,…
SanDisk announces world’s first enormous 1TB memory card
Need more space? SanDisk has you covered. At the Photokina 2016 photography show on Monday, the leading flash memory products manufacturer revealed a prototype of a mindblowingly spacious one-terabyte (ir 1,000 GB) SDXC memory card. SEE ALSO: GoPro finally shows off its foldable Karma drone, and it’s…
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london design festival: bilge nur saltik creates a series of unassuming marble speakers
crafted from wood and marble, the speakers blend style and functionality with a simplistic, modest aesthetic. The post london design festival: bilge nur saltik creates a series of unassuming marble speakers appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Architectural Record Announces Winners of 2016 Women in Architecture Awards
Architectural Record has announced the winners of its third annual Women in Architecture Awards, recognizing five American architects who are design leaders and have contributed to women’s increasingly visible role in the profession.
RT – Daily news
Racial wage gap largest in 36 years, black men make 31% less than white counterparts – report
The wage gap between black and white workers in the US has increased significantly since 1979, all while productivity has gone up by nearly 63 percent overall, according to a new report. Read Full Article at
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‘People still don’t get why Kaepernick’s kneeling?’: Twitter blasts #TerenceCrutcher killing
The hashtag #TerenceCrutcher is trending on Twitter as tens of thousands of people react to the police killing of the unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday evening. Read Full Article at
The Next Web
Samsung Pay now lets you buy things using your retina
Samsung has just pushed a relatively large update to its mobile payment platform, Samsung Pay. The upgrade brings a handful of much-requested new features to the application, including the facility to pay for goods using your retina on the Galaxy Note 7. Version 2.3 also transports support for cloud…
Your TV Speakers Suck, So Upgrade To This Sony Sound Base Instead
If you’re still listening to any of your TVs through their built-in speakers, here’s an easy fix from Sony.Read more…
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A Shocking Amount of E-Waste Recycling Is a Complete Sham
Until recently, I had never really thought about what happens to my old electronics. I took them to a community e-waste recycling drive, or dropped my old phone in a box somewhere, and I assumed my stuff was recycled. An alarming portion of the time this is not actually the case, according to the results…
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Gut Bacteria Could Be Making Kids Fat
When it comes to childhood obesity, we tend to focus a lot on processed food and lack of physical activity. But those aren’t the only factors contributing to the epidemic, which affects close to 1 in 5 American kids.A study published Tuesday shows how the trillions of bacteria that already live in children’s…
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MIT’s New Device Uses Wireless Signals to Detect Emotions
<span class=”redactor-invisible-space”></span>If you’ve ever dated an introvert you know that guessing someone’s emotions can be very risky. But soon, you may have…
Archinect – News
Gehry’s modified Eisenhower Memorial design accepted by Eisenhower family
After more than four years of wrangling over Frank Gehry’s proposal for the Eisenhower memorial, the Eisenhower family has removed its objections to a modified version of the initial design. Although information about specific design changes and compromises was scant, according to Reuters the controversial…
Archinect – News
The downsides of the charming “holdout” houses
There is something romantic about the idea of a holdout, a David to the big developer’s Goliath, a protagonist for whom home matters more than money, a solitary survivor. In the Pixar movie “Up,” the holdout is the hero. In the real-life Seattle version of the story that reportedly inspired the film’s… – latest science and technology news stories
Using nonlinearity in understanding market forces: Researchers clarify factors affecting competitive advantage
There are certain markets within the U.S. and global economies in which two major corporations dominate. For example, Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc. are the two major firms that compete with each other in the soft drink market. These situations are called duopolies and they create an interesting set… – latest science and technology news stories
New research shows how amyloid beta enters brain cells
Researchers have known that the peptide amyloid beta plays a role in causing Alzheimer’s disease, but they are still working to determine how it becomes toxic.
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Microsoft wants to ‘solve’ cancer within decade by turning cells into computers
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