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This Week in Gear: September 19-23
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Jetson Green
Modern Passive House
Passive homes tend to be a little boxy and unappealing, which is probably the reason they haven’t caught on as much as they could. So it’s nice to see companies finding ways around that. One such example is certainly the Cousins River Residence, which was designed by GO Logic of Maine. This firm has…
Mises Institute
How Much Longer Will Investors Trust the Central Banks?
TagsAAHome | Feed | Blog.rssGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingHow Much Longer Will Investors Trust the Central Banks? 0 ViewsThere is no simple, painless solution. The world has to reduce debt, shrink the financial part of the economy, and change the destructive incentive structures…
Mises Institute
The Week in Review: September 24, 2016
AATagsHome | Feed | Blog.rssThe FedGlobal EconomyBusiness CyclesThe Week in Review: September 24, 2016 0 ViewsFall Fundraising Campaign Starts Monday: September 26 – October 1As a subscriber to our Mises Daily email, you already know that mises.org provides more hard-hitting Austrian and libertarian…
Next Big Future
Flexible optical non-volatile memory
A precisely matched combination of a semiconducting polymer and photoactive molecules allowed the production of a highly efficient optical memory element. It is configured to save and delete information using light and not an electrical circuit as usual. One cell composed of such memory elements can…
Next Big Future
Swedish researchers edit healthy human embryos
Scientists in Sweden have become the first to edit the genetic material in healthy human embryos.Fredrik Lanner is attempting to edit genes in human embryos to learn more about how the genes regulate early embryonic development. He hopes the work could lead to new ways to treat infertility and prevent…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Pullman Guard protects passengers from bullets and blasts
Mercedes-Benz “Pullman” cars have a long, distinguished history of chauffeuring dignitaries and historical figures, the type of folks that generally require a little extra protection. Now marketed under the Mercedes-Maybach brand, the newest S600 Pullman is getting the armored upgrade it needs…
Slashdot
Yahoo Sued For Gross Negligence Over Huge Hacking
Yahoo apparently took two years to investigate and tell people that its service had been breached, and that over 500 million users were affected. Amid the announcement, a user is suing Yahoo, accusing the company of gross negligence. From a Reuters report: The lawsuit was filed in the federal court in…
Next Big Future
Quantum Computing AI-driven robotics so that one human worker can do the work of four
Kindred is using Quantum Computing AI-driven robotics so that one human worker can do the work of four.Kindred has many of the top quantum computing and deep learning artificial intelligence experts in Canada on its team.CEO is Geordie Rose who is CTO of Dwave Systems.CTO is Suzanne Gildert, a former…
National Geographic News
Map Shows Every River That Flows to the Mighty Mississippi
National Geographic News
Watch a Daring Mission to Rescue Rare Tree Frogs
A conservation project in Honduras battles invasive fungus disease and illegal logging.
National Geographic News
Devil Frog Vomits Up a New Ant Species
Sometimes scientists make discoveries in the strangest of places. Like the belly of a poison frog.
National Geographic News
Australia Is Drifting So Fast GPS Can’t Keep Up
A significant correction must be made by the end of the year for navigation technology to keep working smoothly.
Next Big Future
Autonomous drones swarms of 10-40 drones will support marines and will only be required to ask humans – May I airstrike them now ?
US Marines could soon get a squadron of small autonomous drones constantly overhead, providing full surveillance and instant airstrikes on demand. The squad on the ground will not need a dedicated drone operator; the whole aim of autonomy is not to add to their workload. Control will be via tablet or…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Family releases video of deadly North Carolina shooting
Video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife repeatedly telling officers he is not armed and pleading with them not to shoot her husband as they shout at him to drop a gun.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
flow, a desk lamp designed by andreas kowalewski for normann copenhagen
this multi-directional LED table lamp that can be delivered flat-packed. The post flow, a desk lamp designed by andreas kowalewski for normann copenhagen appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Digital Trends
Facebook’s first-ever voter registration drive is now live on your News Feed
Facebook is launching its first nationwide voter registration drive in an attempt to urge its users in the U.S. to get out to vote. Starting today, a message will be displayed atop the News Feed reminding users who are aged 18 and over to register to vote. After testing a similar voter registration…
RT – Daily news
Barroso says Goldman Sachs ‘not drug cartel’ in tirade against EU inquiry
Former EU Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso has come up with passionate defense for his choice to join Goldman Sachs’ London arm weeks after Brexit vote by insisting the bank is not as bad as it seems and definitely “not a drug cartel.” Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
‘No credibility, used by German spies’: WikiLeaks lambasts Focus’ claim it ‘works for Russia’
WikiLeaks accused the German Focus weekly of “being used by German intelligence” to spread misinformation after it published an article claiming the whistleblowing group works for Russian intelligence. Read Full Article at RT.com
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Peeling back the layers: Scientists use new techniques to uncover hidden secrets of plant stem development
Innovative new cell imaging techniques have now been pioneered to shed light on cells hidden deep inside the meristem. This new development has made it possible to explore further below the outer surface of plants and has uncovered how a key gene controls stem growth.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Ancient remedy becomes novel approach to treating clostridium difficile infection
The epidemiology of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection, clinical presentation of infection, diagnosis and various therapies including fecal microbiota transplant have been the focus of recent research, all laid out in a new report.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Marriage made in sunlight: Invention merges solar with liquid battery
As solar cells produce a greater proportion of total electric power, a fundamental limitation remains: the dark of night when solar cells go to sleep. Lithium-ion batteries are too expensive a solution to use on something as massive as the electric grid. A professor of chemistry has a better idea: integrating…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
100 million prescription opioids go unused each year following wisdom teeth removal, study estimates
More than half of opioids prescribed to patients following surgical tooth extraction – such as the removal of impacted wisdom teeth – were left unused by patients, research shows. The authors say the surplus is troubling given the ongoing opioid epidemic and evidence showing that individuals who abuse…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Resonance in Rainbow Bridge
Utah’s iconic Rainbow Bridge hums with natural and human-made vibrations, according to a new study. The study characterizes the different ways the bridge vibrates and what frequencies and energy sources cause the rock structure to resonate. The vibrations are small, according to a geology and geophysics…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Older adults with long-term alcohol dependence lose neurocognitive abilities
Heavy drinking can lead to neurophysiological and cognitive changes ranging from disrupted sleep to more serious neurotoxic effects. Aging can also contribute to cognitive decline. Several studies on the interaction of current heavy drinking and aging have had varied results. This study sought to elucidate…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Specific trauma experiences contribute to women’s alcohol use, differs by race
Trauma exposure has consistently been reported as a risk factor for alcohol use and related problems. Further, racial differences in alcohol use, alcohol use disorder (AUD), and trauma exposure between European American (EA) and African American (AA) women have been reported previously. This study sought…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Al­tern­at­ive ox­i­dase from a mar­ine an­imal works in mam­mals, com­bats bac­terial sepsis
Mitochondrial alternative oxidase from a sea-squirt works as a safety valve for stressed mitochondria. This property enables it to stop the runaway inflammatory process that leads to multiple organ failure and eventual death in bacterial sepsis.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Multifaceted genetic impact of training
Endurance training changes the activity of thousands of genes and give rise to a multitude of altered DNA-copies, RNA, researchers report. The study also nuances the concept of muscle memory.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
New hope in fight against aggressive, often hard to treat brain tumor
A potential way of stopping one of the most aggressive types of brain tumor from spreading has now been identified by researchers, which could lead the way to better patient survival. Glioblastoma is one of the most common types of malignant brain tumors in adults. They are fast growing and can spread…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Unique molecular atlas of pancreas produced
The first molecular map of the genes that are active in the various cells of the human pancreas has now been produced by researchers. They have also revealed differences in genetic activity between people with type 2 diabetes and healthy controls.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Precision medicine trial first of its kind to show benefit to patients
A clinical trial for types of advanced cancer is the first of its kind to show that precision medicine – or tailoring treatment for individual people – can slow down the time it takes for a tumor to grow back, according to research.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Pediatric atopic dermatitis may benefit from early immune intervention
An association between pediatric eczema and large abnormalities in non-lesional skin and multi T lymphocyte axes activation has been uncovered by researchers.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Vitamin B levels during pregnancy linked to eczema risk in child
Infants whose mothers had a higher level of a particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy have a lower risk of eczema at age 12 months, new research has shown. The study is the first to link maternal serum levels of nicotinamide, a naturally occurring vitamin, and related metabolites to the risk of…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Oxygen levels were key to early animal evolution, strongest evidence now shows
It has long puzzled scientists why, after 3 billion years of nothing more complex than algae, complex animals suddenly started to appear on Earth. Now, a team of researchers has put forward some of the strongest evidence yet to support the hypothesis that high levels of oxygen in the oceans were crucial…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Stronger turbine blades with molybdenum silicides
Molybdenum silicides can improve the efficiency of turbine blades in ultrahigh-temperature combustion systems, researchers have discovered.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Engineers create room-temperature multiferroic material
Multiferroics — materials that exhibit both magnetic and electric order — are of interest for next-generation computing but difficult to create because the conditions conducive to each of those states are usually mutually exclusive. And in most multiferroics found to date, their respective properties…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Melatonin, biological clock keep singing fish on time
In the 1980s, people living on houseboats in the San Francisco Bay were puzzled by a droning hum of unknown origin that started abruptly in the late evening and stopped suddenly in the morning. A lengthy investigation revealed the culprit: male plainfin midshipman fish (Porichthys notatus) that sing…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Greenland rising as ice melts
A new study on the Greenland Ice Sheet provides valuable insight on climate change, using unique research methods to establish new estimates of ice loss for both modern and ancient times, says geologists.
WIRED
If You Want Creative Kids, Hand Them Something Simple
Toy versions of adult devices abound. But it’s better to give your kid something that just works. The post If You Want Creative Kids, Hand Them Something Simple appeared first on WIRED.
RT – Daily news
US troops use white phosphorus in Iraq to ‘obscure’ Kurdish forces – newspaper
The US forces are reportedly using white phosphorus munitions against Islamist militants in Iraq, despite widespread perception of the weapon as indiscriminate and able to cause horrific injuries to civilians. Read Full Article at RT.com
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Fierce air strikes continue on besieged Syrian city of Aleppo
Warplanes launched some of the heaviest air strikes yet on rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Friday after the Russian-backed Syrian army declared an offensive to fully capture Syria’s biggest city, killing off any hope of reviving a ceasefire.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Ted Cruz announces he will vote for ‘pathological liar’ Trump
Ted Cruz announced Friday he will vote for Donald Trump, a dramatic about-face that may help unite a deeply divided Republican Party months after the fiery Texas conservative called Trump a “pathological liar” and “utterly amoral.”
TechRadar: All latest feeds
In depth: Can an uploaded brain live forever?
Will we ever be able to map the brain?As speedy as today’s supercomputers are, they’re still nowhere near the complexity and power of the brains sitting inside of our heads. But the rapid rise of computing technology and artificial intelligence poses a very interesting question: will we one day…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Iran begins first web-based nationwide census
Iran’s state TV is saying the country has started its first web-based national general census.
Slashdot
Our Atmosphere Is Leaking Oxygen and Scientists Don’t Know Why
The Earth’s atmosphere has been leaking oxygen and scientists don’t know why. Researchers discovered that over the past 800,000 years, atmospheric oxygen levels have dropped by 0.7 percent. How exactly did they discover the leak? By observing ice cores from Greenland and Antarctica, which contain trapped…
RT – Daily news
US-led coalition must prove it really wants to separate Al-Nusra Front from rebels – Lavrov
Russia will “no longer take seriously” requests that its own or Syrian forces make unilateral concessions regarding the ceasefire, without the Western coalition providing proof it’s trying to separate moderates from terrorists, the foreign minister said. Read Full Article at RT.com
Fast Company
How Tech Startups Are Waking Up The Sleep Industry
From data analysis to innovative wearables, new companies are working on solutions for Americans’ sleep problems. From data analysis to innovative wearables, new companies are working on solutions for Americans’ sleep problems.A whole panoply of new sleep apps, sites, and devices…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
sproutsIO smart microgarden brings cultivation to the kitchen
cambridge, MA-based sproutsIO has launched launching its all-in-one indoor gardening system that helps grow produce as efficiently as possible. The post sproutsIO smart microgarden brings cultivation to the kitchen appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
In Depth: 4K, HDR, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio – which do you really need?
4K, HDR, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res AudioThe world of AV has had a serious upgrade over the past eighteen months, but just how big an impact will it have on your home entertainment habits? Is the time finally right to upgrade to Ultra HD? Is 3D audio the next big thing in your home cinema? Or should you…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Pressure mounts on police to release video of deadly Charlotte shooting
The family of a black man shot dead by a police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina earlier this week has called on authorities to release police footage of the incident, claiming that the videos contradict the police’s version of the shooting.
Techbargains.com
Yamaha PSR-E353 Portable 61-Key Keyboard w/ LCD Display $119.99AR
Yamaha PSR-E353 Portable 61-Key Keyboard w/ LCD Display $119.99AR
RT – Daily news
Charlotte protesters march on highway in 4th night of demonstrations
In their fourth night of protest, Charlotte demonstrators, demanding the release of police tapes of the fatal shooting of Keith Scott, made their way onto Interstate-277, shutting down the highway. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Manual
Ways to Boost Your Workout Recovery
Follow these tips to alleviate soreness and recover more quickly. The post Ways to Boost Your Workout Recovery appeared first on The Manual.
Ars Technica
ISIS hacker gets 20 years for giving terrorists US military kill list
Enlarge An overseas hacker from the group Kosovo Hacker’s Security was handed a 20-year term Friday. This is the nation’s first prosecution of a hacker trying to carry out an act of terrorism. Kosovo citizen Ardit Ferizi, a 20-year-old with the online handle Th3Dir3ctorY, was arrested in Malaysia…
RT – Daily news
Anti-whaling activists step-up campaign with custom-built Ocean Warrior ship (VIDEO)
The marine activist group, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, has significantly expanded its capacity to battle whalers on the high seas in launching its new state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar vessel christened the Ocean Warrior. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Death of a star: Hubble telescope captures amazing image of celestial body’s demise (PHOTO)
NASA has released an incredible image of a sun like star reaching its colorful demise in what the space administration has dubbed as its “last hurrah”. Read Full Article at RT.com
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Jeremy Corbyn re-elected leader of Britain’s Labour Party
Veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected head of Britain’s Labour Party, defeating a challenge to his year-old leadership of the divided opposition party.
Interactive Architecture Lab
New tutors joining the Lab
We’re very pleased to announce the arrival of three new tutors to the Interactive Architecture Lab team. Everyone of them brings a unique set of skills and industry and arts practice experience. Its going to be thrilling to see how they inspire our new cohort of students arriving this October. Yuri…
Ars Technica
Department of Energy’s toothless energy-use test helps TV makers warp results
(credit: NRDC) TV manufacturers Samsung, LG, and Vizio build their TVs to pass federal energy-use tests while allowing the TVs to consume much more energy when they operate outside of the narrow test parameters, a report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) claims. This week, the environmental…
The Gadget Flow
Aluminum + Wooden Metal Stand for iPad
Now work comfortably on your iPad with this metal stand. It offers desktop support to your iPad Pro and helps you work just like you would on a normal desktop. The aluminum and wooden material combination give the stand an elegant appearance altogether. It is compatible with all tablet PCs including…
The Gadget Flow
S-Series Camera Backpack by VINTA
Keep your bodies and glass safe and sound with the S-Series Camera Backpack by VINTA. Designed for the modern traveller, this bag features water resistant yet lightweight materials to get you to your destination without worry. The S-Series Backpack has enough space inside for your DSLR body, up to five…
The Gadget Flow
Samsung Radiant 360 R3 Wireless Speakers
Enjoy sound throughout your home when you use the Samsung Radiant 360 R3 Wireless Speakers, available in a 2-pack. Using the latest Ring Radiator technology, these speakers can easily fill any room with ultra crisp and clear audio. The Radiant 360 R3 Speakers are also equipped with both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth…
The Gadget Flow
Ivalo Wide Glass Container with Ash Wood Lid
Store your goods with a little style with the Ivalo Wide Glass Container with Ash Wood Lid. Combining natural and manmade materials, this storage system gives you a large viewing area of the contents inside. Perfect for your non-perishables in the kitchen, the Ivalo Glass Container measures 13.3 inches…
The Gadget Flow
Transloetje Wireless Table Lamp by Fatboy
Take your light wherever you’d like with the Transloetje Wireless Table Lamp by Fatboy. Totally transparent, this unique lamp is ultra compact as it measures just 9.8 inches tall and only 6.3 inches in diameter. Despite its small size, the Transloetje Table Lamp produces a dazzling light through the…
Popular Science
Exploring Obama’s Seafloor Canyons by Mini Sub
From Our Blogs: Nexus Media News “It’s like being in a raft in the Grand Canyon looking up.” Scientists look to the depths of the newly designated Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument.
VentureBeat
UPS, FedEx and Amazon gather flight data to prove drone safety
(Reuters) – United Parcel Service’s launch this week of drone test flights simulating emergency medical-supply deliveries highlights a race for data to prove such deliveries can be performed safely. UPS’s medical emergency at the Children’s Island summer camp off the Massachusetts coast was fictional….
Newswise: SciNews
Intern Helped Get Robotic Arm on PPPL’s PTOLEMY Experiment Up and Running
Intern Mark Thom, an engineering graduate student at Howard University, helped get a robotic arm on the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory operational during a summer internship at PPPL.
A Daily Dose of Architecture
Mark Yr Calendars: Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture at 50
To mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of Robert Venturi’s Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture, MoMA and the University of Pennsylvania are holding a three-day symposium taking place from November 10th to 12th in New York and Philadelphia. Details on the events that are free, open to…
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The Story of AllMusic, the Internet’s Largest, Most Influential Music Database
A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail.When AllMusic launched 25 years ago, it wasn’t an obvious big data play. But it became one. Hidden in its millions of entries is music’s collective history.Discovering new kinds of…
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ICYMI: Animals can communicate better than we’d realized
Today on In Case You Missed It: We are adding horses to the list of animals who can communicate via some form of symbolic language, now that researchers taught a group of horses how to understand three symbols related to whether they wanted a blank…
CNET News.com
Trim your wireless bill — skip that phone upgrade – CNET
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET’s Marguerite Reardon explains why wireless customers should resist the temptation to get a new phone every two years.
CNET News.com
Which smart bulbs should you use with Alexa? – CNET
Amazon’s voice-activated virtual assistant can control a growing number of smart lights. If you’re wondering which ones are the best fit for your home, we’re here to help.
The Awesomer
The Calculus of Bad Driving
LinkMath (and Sharpie) lover Vi Hart explores another practical application for calculus, as she explores the mathematics and physics behind drivers who ruin our days on a regular basis. It turns out that these stupid drivers just need to improve their math skills. More Awesome Stuff: Mathpix for…
The Verge – All Posts
Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October
We’re just a few days away from October, and that means it’s time for Halloween. Scary movies. Spooky stories. Specters that crawl out of your television and have really long hair. Given that, it’s hard to not see this upcoming month as a streaming service contest: which player can out-Halloween the…
Lifehacker
Manual for iOS Can Now Shoot Raw Photos
iOS: Manual is a powerful, well-designed camera app that gives you total control over your photos’ exposure, and with the arrival of iOS 10, Manual 2.0 can now shoot raw DNG photos.You’ve likely heard about the “raw” DNG files before as the preferred format among professional photographers. It’s a lossless…
BBC News – World
Calais migrants: Hollande sets out plan to close Jungle camp
French President Francois Hollande says he intends to close the “Jungle” camp in Calais and move 9,000 migrants to reception centres across France.
BBC News – World
Washington state attack: Manhunt after Burlington shootings
Police in the north-western US state of Washington hunt for a gunman who opened fire in a shopping mall north of Seattle, killing five people.
Motherboard RSS Feed
New Knitting Technique Produces Electronic Smart Fabrics at Industrial Scales
Australian scientists have developed a knitting technique capable of producing electrically-conductive Spandex-carbon nanotube hybrid textiles at industrial scales. As described earlier this month in a paper published in ACS Nano, the stretchable fabrics “exhibit excellent performance” as sensors and…
Coolest Gadgets
Suction Powered Sinus Decongestor could provide a good night’s rest
Suffering from sinus is no fun at all — ask anyone who has that condition, and they will be able to tell you a thing or two about it. Well, while there has been a fair number of remedies recommended over the centuries when it comes to decongesting your sinus problem, perhaps some 21st century magic will…
io9
Saturday’s Best Deals: Dyson Fan Heater, Tevas, Bluetooth Headphones and More
Sales on a Dyson fan/heater combo, Teva shoes, car Bluetooth/FM transmitters and more lead today’s best deals.Read more…
Ars Technica
What The F? What swearing reveals about language and ourselves
Enlarge (credit: Peter Opaskar) Cursing is cool. It just is. Ask anyone. In his new book What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves, Benjamin Bergen—a linguist in the Cognitive Science Department at UC San Diego—tries to explain exactly why cussing is so amazing….
DailyTech Main News Feed
Are you ready for this ? HyperDrive Aircraft
This may happen in the near future. A supersonic airliner that flies three times at the speed of sound and runs on nuclear fusion. Stephen Dowling investigates the challenges of making airliners run on atomic power.
RT – Daily news
Venezuela brands US ‘biggest violence exporter in the world’
Latin American nations accused the US of “neo-colonialism” at the UN General Assembly, with Venezuela going as far as calling the Washington “the biggest exporter of violence in the world,” while also arguing for the removal of stumbling blocks to development. Read Full Article at RT.com
Slashdot
U.S. Funds Challenges To North Korea’s ‘Information Shield’
The U.S. State Department is pursuing “a detailed plan for making unrestricted, unmonitored, and inexpensive electronic mass communications available to the people of North Korea.” Slashdot reader Greg Jones reports: Plenty of government-designed “information” flows out of North Korea. At One Free Korea…
Mashable
What’s coming to and leaving Netflix in October
Remember when “fall TV” meant a handful of new broadcast shows, most of which would be canceled? Well now it means literally dozens of shows across network, cable, streaming, and any other possibilities as yet unplumbed by the entertainment industry. With Netflix creating more original content than ever,…
TechCrunch
Why is San Francisco trying to strangle its golden goose?
 Detroit doesn’t place burdensome regulations on automobile manufacturers, Idaho doesn’t put undue restrictions and hurdles in front of potato farmers and California takes steps to protect its farmers. These industries do more than just create jobs, tax revenue and prestige — they became a symbol of…
Geek.com
The Best Comedies Streaming On Netflix
Funny is one of the most subjective things in the world, and we’d be idiots if we guaranteed you’d laugh at every single film on this list. To assemble a list of the […]
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
DIY: Make delicious apple cider served in apple cups
It’s officially fall, and nothing sounds better on a chilly day than a warming cup of cider. For your next party, take cider up a notch by serving it in cute little apple cups. Read on to learn how. READ MORE >
Lifehacker
Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Daily Commute
Your daily commute, whether you get behind the wheel and drive or hop on a bus or train and wait, doesn’t have to be sunk, wasted time. Whether you use it productively or just use it for a little solace, here are some great ways to make use of the downtime.10. Listen to Audiobooks or PodcastsIf you don’t…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
INTERVIEW: Becky Northey and Peter Pook Cook on the Tree Shaping Art of Pooktre
INHABITAT: What obstacles did you face in figuring out your design process, and what methods did you try before arriving at Pooktre? POOKTRE: There are many trees in our valley that have taught us much about tree lore—the reactions and responses that
RT – Daily news
Mars race to heat up with highly-anticipated SpaceX plan (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
For Elon Musk, human survival could be dependent on the colonization of other planets, and next week the SpaceX CEO will reveal all about his ‘crazy’ blueprint for a city on Mars. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Obama opens African-American museum in Washington DC
US President Barack Obama opens a new museum about the African-American experience and culture in Washington DC.
SlashGear
This drone flies indefinitely using wireless power instead of battery
Most consumer-use drones offer a flight time of anywhere between 10 to 30 minutes. While the idea of simply using a larger battery to extend that time seems ideal, it actually results in increased weight for the drone, in turn reducing its flight time. It’s this dilemma that prompted one researcher to…
Techbargains.com
BenQ GW2265HM 21.5″ 1080p 6ms VA-Panel LED LCD Monitor (REFURB) $67
BenQ GW2265HM 21.5″ 1080p 6ms VA-Panel LED LCD Monitor (REFURB) $67
Vat19
Ectoplasm Putty looks like Paranormal Slime!
Glow-in-the-dark silly putty from Crazy Aaron that looks like paranormal slime! Ectoplasm Putty has the eerie green translucence of ghostly green slime with the radiance to match. Buy here: https://www.vat19.com/item/ectoplasm-putty-glows-in-dark?adid=youtube Please subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/user/vat19com…
Slashdot
Snapchat’s 10-Second-Video Glasses Are Real And Cost $130 Bucks
Long-time Slashdot reader bheerssen writes that Snapchat “announced a new product yesterday, Spectacles, which are sunglasses with a camera built into the frame.” TechCrunch reports: Snapchat’s long-rumored camera glasses are actually real. The startup’s first foray into hardware will be a pair of glasses…
FiveThirtyEight
Election Update: The Case For And Against Democratic Panic
Want these election updates emailed to you right when they’re published? Sign up here.Last Friday, I wrote an article entitled “Democrats Should Panic … If The Polls Still Look Like This In A Week.” Well, it’s been a week — actually eight days — since that was published. So: Should Democrats panic?The…
Techbargains.com
Zmodo 4ch 1080p HD Indoor/Outdoor Surveillance w/ 4 Cameras & 2TB HDD $269.99
Zmodo 4ch 1080p HD Indoor/Outdoor Surveillance w/ 4 Cameras & 2TB HDD $269.99
Mashable
Stretch drive: 3 storylines to follow as the 2016 MLB playoffs approach
Major League Baseball this season has been, in a word, weird. Casual fans tuning into the final throes of the 2016 regular season just might think they’re peering into a parallel world.  Welcome to a reality in which the Chicago Cubs are not only back in the playoff hunt, but at the top of the National…
Singularity HUB
This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through September 24th)
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: Chat Bots Aren’t a Fad. They’re a Revolution. Chris Messina | Medium “It’s a rare moment when it becomes clear that a technological revolution is upon us, and I believe we’re in the midst of one such transition right now. Even if you haven’t realized it yet, bots are everywhere……
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
First test of driverless minibus in Paris Saturday
The French capital’s transport authority will on Saturday carry out its first test of a driverless minibus, in the hope that regular routes for the hi-tech vehicles will be up and running within two years.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
This scarf can filter pollution and monitor local air quality
It’s a daily reality that many of us have to live with: smoggy, polluted air that harms our health. You could wear a gas mask around town, but what if you could wear something a little more practical and stylish? The Wair scarf can neutralize harmful emissions and let you breathe easy all while looking…
RT – Daily news
Trains collide in Algeria, multiple casualties reported (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
At least one person has been killed and up to 60 have been injured after two trains collided in Boumerdes, Algeria, according to local media. Read Full Article at RT.com
Physics Forums Insights
A Poor Man’s CMB Primer. Part 4: Cosmic Acoustics
  Before decoupling, photons and charged particles were in good thermal contact: though the primordial plasma might have varied in temperature from place to place, the photons and baryons were in local thermal equilibrium and shared a common temperature. If some physical process caused the baryons to…
Mashable
5 things we know about Snapchat’s new Spectacles
Snapchat broke big news Friday night when it announced it would become “Snap Inc.” and release its first hardware product.  That product is called Spectacles, or Specs, and so far it seems like they’re a cooler, Snapchat-friendly version of Google Glass.  So what do we know about Spectacles thus far? …
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Obama faces showdown with Congress over 9/11 lawsuit bill
President Barack Obama faces a showdown with Congress after vetoing a bill to allow US citizens to sue Saudi officials for alleged links to the September 11 attacks, a decision that puts him at odds with Democratic allies as well as Hillary Clinton.
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The Nintendo NX may have entered production at last
It’s been a long, long wait for the Nintendo NX to arrive, with March 2017 still the official launch month. New reports from Asia this weekend suggest manufacturer Foxconn is now carrying out test manufacturing runs for the console.According to DigiTimes’ sources, up to 10 million units are being readied…
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Accenture Patents a Blockchain-Editing Tool
A blockchain “produces a permanent ledger of transactions with which no one can tamper,” reports TechWeekEurope. “Until now.” Slashdot reader Mickeycaskill quotes their report: One of the core principles of Blockchain technology has potentially been undermined by the creation of an editing tool. The…
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Connecticut becoming a hub for new bioscience companies
Connecticut hasn’t become the Silicon Valley of bioscience quite yet, but five years after lawmakers made a massive investment to support the development of that industry, there is a thriving hub in Farmington.
Digital Trends
Meet the meat thermometers: Five tools that ensure properly cooked meals
For some people, there’s nothing scarier in the kitchen than the color pink. While you might underwhelm dinner guests by serving a steak that is too rare or too well-done, you can also make people extremely sick if you put undercooked chicken on their plate. That being the case, here are a few gadgets…
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Dango Tactical Wallet
Get more use out of your everyday carry by placing your money and documents inside the Dango tactical wallet. It’s designed to house up to 12 cards and comes with a removable high carbon stainless steel multi-tool with over 14 functions built-in. Check it out $69.00
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Light Up Ice Cubes
Make your drinks look as good as they taste by giving them some flair with these light up ice cubes. Apart from preventing your drink from becoming watered-down, they feature embedded LEDs that you can set to
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