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Gizmodo
Gary Johnson’s Solution For Climate Change Involves Moving to Other Planets
Libertarian nominee for president Gary Johnson got a lot of heat recently for comments he made in 2011 about not having to worry about climate change because the sun was eventually going to destroy Earth anyway. So Johnson went on ABC’s This Week today to tell everyone to lighten up and explain his real…
Gizmodo
These Elaborate Seashell Crowns Are Perfect for a Mermaid Queen
Whether you plan to rule over Atlantis, or just the neighborhood pool, these crowns by artist Chelsea Shiels will complete your water-based royalty ensemble.Read more…
Lifehacker
Buying Guide: Affordable Accessories For Your Car
Through years of Kinja Co-Ops and Kinja Deals posts, we’ve uncovered a litany of affordable accessories that can drastically improve your driving experience. Whether it’s adding modern conveniences like Bluetooth to older cars, making road trips more comfortable for your dog, or just keeping your phone…
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Self-driving Google cars suffer their worst smash yet – but humans were to blame
The population at large is naturally very concerned about keeping everyone safe from runaway self-driving cars – but on the flip side who’s going to protect these autonomous vehicles from the dangers posed by humans?In what looks like the worst smash yet for one of Google’s fleet of self-driving motors,…
Slashdot
Ask Slashdot: Who’s Building The Open Source Version of Siri?
We’re moving to a world of voice interactions processed by AI. Now Long-time Slashdot reader jernst asks, “Will we ever be able to do that without going through somebody’s proprietary silo like Amazon’s or Apple’s?” A decade ago, we in the free and open-source community could build our own versions…
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How NASA Prevents Alien Life from Contaminating Earth—and Vice Versa
People love a good alien visitation story, whether it’s a heart-warming depiction of friendship like E.T. or a frightening tale of hostile invasion like Independence Day.But for Cassie Conley, NASA’s planetary protection officer, keeping Earth safe from alien contamination isn’t just fodder for science…
RT – Daily news
Budapest explosion: Attempted homicide against police officers, manhunt underway – prosecutor
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RT – Daily news
1 shot dead, 5 wounded on Illinois University campus, shooter at large
One person was killed and five others injured on Sunday morning in two shootings near the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, which the police believe to be related. Read Full Article at RT.com
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Two French teenagers arrested for ties to jihadist
French police arrested two young women from the city of Nice in mid-September for suspected ties to Islamist State militant Rachid Kassim, the Paris prosecutors’ office said on Sunday.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Deadly airstrikes pound Aleppo as UN meets about Syria
At least 23 civilians were killed in renewed government airstrikes on the contested city of Aleppo, Syrian activists said Sunday, as the United Nations Security Council convened an emergency meeting on the spiraling violence in Syria.
Gizmodo
Win Friends and Influence People With This Rubik’s Cube-Solving Program
Do you remember that Will Smith movie where he got the big high-powered Wall Street job by solving a Rubik’s Cube in front of the company’s CEO? With a little deception, that could be you, by using this Rubik’s Cube-solving application.Read more…
RT – Daily news
‘Correct, but say Britain and Iraq’: Zakharova on UK slamming Moscow for ‘protracting’ Syria war
The Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, lashed out at the British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson after he claimed in an interview with the BBC that Russia is “guilty of protracting” war in Syria and potentially of committing war crimes. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Victorious high school photo of José Fernández makes for a touching tribute
Before José Fernández was a star pitcher for the Miami Marlins, he shined on his high school playing field. On Sunday — following news of Fernández’s tragic death — the Florida High School Athletic Association posted a nostalgic throwback picture to honor the athlete. SEE ALSO: Fans grieve: ‘José Fernández…
Physics Forums Insights
Digital Camera Buyer’s Guide: Compact Point and Shoot
  I’ve never owned a camera (besides what is in my cell phone and laptop). I want to take pictures at parties and post them online or email them to my friends. A: a compact point and shoot camera is likely the best option- everything is automatic, all you need to do is point the […]
RT – Daily news
‘All correct, just say Britain and Iraq:’ Russian FM spokesperson slams Boris Johnson’s Syria remark
The Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, lashed out at the British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson after he claimed in an interview with the BBC that Russia is “guilty of protracting” war in Syria and potentially of committing war crimes. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ars Technica
Embattled Oculus founder receives support of two top executives
From left to right: Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey, VP of Product Nate Mitchell, and CEO Brenden Iribe. (credit: Kyle Orland) Following Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey’s own comments on his controversial political giving, two of Oculus’s top executives have come out in support of their colleague and…
Ars Technica
Embattled Oculus founder receives support of two top executives
From left to right: Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey, VP of Product Nate Mitchell, and CEO Brenden Iribe. (credit: Kyle Orland) Following Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey’s own comments on his controversial political giving, two of Oculus’s top executives have come out in support of their colleague and…
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: US accuses Russia of ‘barbarism’ in Aleppo
The US ambassador to the UN accuses Russia of “barbarism” over the bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo.
Geek.com
Class, with special guest Peter Capaldi, set to premiere in October
Here’s an early Christmas gift for Doctor Who fans. The 12th Doctor, along with the franchise spinoff Class, are set to appear on the BBC in October, ahead of the Christmas special. The BBC has announced […]
Dezeen
Peter Zumthor’s Therme Vals spa photographed by Fernando Guerra
These images by Portuguese photographer Fernando Guerra offer a tour of Peter Zumthor’s thermal baths at Vals, which celebrate their 20th anniversary this year (+ slideshow). (more…)
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IMDB would be required to remove actors’ ages when asked under new California law
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that will require commercial websites to remove information about an actor’s age upon request, in an attempt to combat agism in the state’s film industry. The law, known as AB-1687, states that commercial online entertainment employment service…
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School Safe Daily Essentials
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io9
Voyager Space Probe Lands Back on Earth, But Only One Person Is Left to Hear Its Message
After meeting with misadventure, a space probe from the Voyager mission crashes back to Earth, centuries after it left. But Earth is a very different place now, and there’s only one person around to witness the Golden Record’s message.Read more…
TechSpot
Weekend tech reading: Street Fighter V opens backdoor, N. Korea has 28 websites, state of 4K gaming
A fresh update for Capcom’s Street Fighter V for PCs includes a knock-out move: a secret rootkit that gives any installed application kernel-level privileges. This means any malicious software on the system can poke a dodgy driver installed by SFV…
ArchDaily
Hollywood Hills Residence / Struere
© Jeff Ong / PostRAIN Productions Architects: Struere Location: Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA, USA Area: 1200.0 ft2 Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Jeff Ong / PostRAIN Productions…
Architizer
Kindergarten
Located in the northern suburbs of Athens, the imposing stone-built edifice that accommodates the Kindergarten Nipiaki Agogi Anna Raftopoulou, was recently renovated by the Athens based Architectural firm PROPLUSMA ARKITEKTONES. In view of the
RT – Daily news
Russian FM slams Boris Johnson’s for saying Moscow is ‘protracting war’ in Syria
The Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, lashed out at the British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson after he claimed in an interview with the BBC that Russia is “guilty of protracting” war in Syria and potentially of committing war crimes. Read Full Article at RT.com
Singularity HUB
Surprising Embryo Study Pushes the Limits of How Life Begins
When sperm meets egg, life is ignited in a brilliant flash of light. If you were asked how babies are made in biology class, you’d probably answer with some version of the above dogma. Although most of us have a cursory idea of how conception works, these first few seconds of a human life are actually…
SlashGear
Apple will release written news as ‘Spoken Edition’ podcasts on iTunes
With the growing popularity of podcasts and audiobooks these days, it appears that Apple is planning to offer a similar way for users to listen to written news articles. As part of new feature coming to iTunes soon, “Spoken Editions” audio podcasts will offer spoken word versions of written articles…
The Awesomer
2016 Best Driver’s Car
LinkMotor Trend’s annual supercar showdown icnludes 12 amazing rides, like the Acura NSX, Jaguar F-Type SVR, Audi R8 V10, McLaren 570S, Camaro SS and more. We wonder if the results would have been different if the Corvette Grand Sport showed up. Watch them drag race here. More Awesome Stuff: DIY…
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Valve Outlines Changes to Address Increasingly Unwieldy Steam Store
With around 125 million users, Valve’s Steam Store has been one of the dominant forces in PC gaming for over a decade now, so any change to the platform can have huge implications for players and developers. And in the coming weeks, Valve recently announced, it’ll be getting a few significant tweaks.On…
Gizmodo
Movie Review: The Osiris Child Is a Fun Throwback to B-Movie Scifi of the ’80s and ’90s
Twenty-years ago, you could walk into a video store and pick out a certain kind of low-budget science fiction movie. Movies that looked the same, but if one had lasers, starships and a cyborg suit in it, it was probably worth watching. Big budget visual effects have all but killed that level of film,…
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Water Conserving Faucet Nozzle
Help cut costs on your monthly water bill by outfitting your bathroom with this water conserving faucet nozzle. It installs onto your existing tap in seconds and transforms the wasteful stream into a fine mist that utilizes 98% less water than traditional faucets. Check it out $48.73
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
LEGO Ninja Costume
Transform your little tike into Lloyd, the illustrious warrior ninja with this LEGO ninja costume. Based on the mighty green ninja from the Ninjago series, this green ensemble includes the green pants, tunic, LEGO hands, and mask. Check it out $61.23
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Candy Sushi
Experience your favorite dish in an entirely new way by snacking on some candy sushi. The set features 16 hand-rolled sweet rolls filled with all kinds of sugary treats and topped off with a delicious rice crispies outer layer. Check it out $18.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Animal Roll Pillows
Make your nights a little more pleasant by snuggling up with one of these animal roll pillows. Measuring almost two feet long by eight inches wide, these impossibly cute pillows come in either a adorable kitty cat or corgi model. Check it out $19.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
The Wolfe External GPU
Transform your laptop into a top-notch gaming PC using the Wolfe external GPU. It contains a powerful NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU delivers a peak computing power of 3.49 TeraFLOPS so your laptop can handle anything from VR to AAA games. Check it out $549.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Date Night Cards Box
Keep your relationship exciting year round with this date night cards box. The box comes packed with 52 cards that each contain a different and unique date idea like playing hooky and spending the day in an art museum or sharing a bubble bath. Check it out $15.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Industrial Floor Lamp
Brighten up the room with some old school flair using this industrial floor lamp. This charming lamp can be adjusted in height using a pendant and comes with features like an 8″ copper shade, black iron piping, and an Edison bulb to create a vintage look. Check it out $215.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Stainless Steel Melon Slicer
The stainless steel melon slicer makes cutting and sharing large fruits like watermelons and cantaloupes easier than ever. It features an ergonomic design with soft grip handles for easy cutting, and slices your fruit into 12 equal pieces so you can share with everyone. Check it out $9.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Travel Checklist Pad
This travel checklist pad will ensure you’ve got everything packed for your trip before you head out the door. Each page in the pad features an exhaustive and categorized checklist of everything you could possibly need for your upcoming adventure. Check it out $5.86
Slashdot
Krebs Is Back Online Thanks To Google’s Project Shield
“After the massive 600gbps DDOS attack on KrebsOnSecurity.com that forced Akamai to withdraw their (pro-bono) DDOS protection, krebsonsecurity.com is now back online, hosted by Google,” reports Slashdot reader Gumbercules!!. “I am happy to report that the site is back up — this time under Project…
io9
Movie Review: Morgan Spurlock’s Rats Is One of the Grossest Films We’ve Ever Seen
Director Morgan Spurlock has made documentaries about McDonalds, Comic-Con, One Direction and Osama Bin Laden. That’s a wide variety of work and yet you’d never expect him to make a true genre film. His new documentary, Rats, is exactly that. It was made with one singular thought: to gross you out using…
RT – Daily news
7 injured in stabbing near Emerson College campus in Boston
Seven people have been stabbed in an attack on Tremont Street in Boston’s Theater District early Sunday, local media said. Police told media one suspect is still at large, while a second is in custody. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Next Web
Coding Rainbow is a gorgeous, free guide to creative software development
When you start to code, you’ll quite quickly discover that much of the free material on YouTube is rather dry. There are some exceptions, of course. Perhaps one of the best examples of these is Coding Rainbow, by NYU lecturer Daniel Shiffman. Coding rainbow is a series of YouTube videos that aims to…
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Ben Heck’s Pokémon Go survival kit
The team responds to the Pokémon Go craze, taking your suggestions to create an improved Pokémon Trainer experience. Ben, Felix and Karen join forces to design and build a smartphone wrist mount for your iPhone or Android handset that will help you to catch ’em all. Thanks to Autodesk Fusion 360,…
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Ben Heck’s Pokémon Go survival kit
The team responds to the Pokémon Go craze, taking your suggestions to create an improved Pokémon Trainer experience. Ben, Felix and Karen join forces to design and build a smartphone wrist mount for your iPhone or Android handset tha…
ReadWrite
What is Ford’s strategy in its latest buying spree?
People may be wondering what is leading automotive giant Ford to acquire ride-sharing shuttle service Chariot. The app-based service is well suited to Ford’s mobility goals. It already uses Ford Transit Connect vans to shuttle people around the city and accelerates the company’s vision of a ride-sharing…
RT – Daily news
Bill Clinton’s former lover says she’ll attend presidential debate as Donald Trump’s guest
Gennifer Flowers, one of former president Bill Clinton’s past lovers has said she will attend Monday’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as a guest of the billionaire. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Oman Air apologizes after online rage over ‘Persian’ vs ‘Arabian’ Gulf naming
Oman Air found itself in hot water with internet users, after a wave of rage over labeling the Gulf ‘Persian’ instead of ‘Arabian’ on its planes. The subject is a serious bone of contention between the peoples on different sides of the Gulf. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
US to hold joint drills with Philippines despite Duterte’s scandalous outbursts
The Philippines military will hold its first military drills with US forces under President Rodrigo Duterte, who earlier made offensive remarks about Barack Obama and called for American Special Forces to be kicked out from the country. Read Full Article at RT.com
io9
Dragon Bros Are the Best Bros
Artist Floccinaucinihilipilification is probably best known for her comics showing Harry Potter’s Dumbledore at his most absurdly irresponsible. When she isn’t skewering Hogwarts, she can sometimes draws a pair of goofy dragons who happen to be the best of bros.Read more…
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Baseball player suspended over Black Lives Matter tweets – CNET
Technically Incorrect: Seattle’s pro baseball team suspends catcher Steve Clevenger for, among other things, calling the group pathetic after the Charlotte protests.
RT – Daily news
British MoD gagging soldiers dissatisfied with Iraq war crime probe handling – media
The British Defense Secretary has reportedly barred soldiers – targeted by an inquiry into alleged war crimes during the Iraq War – from speaking out about the investigators’ tactics before a parliamentary committee. The inquiry has been criticized for its heavy-handed methods. Read Full Article at…
RT – Daily news
No more unilateral concessions in Syria – Russian envoy to UN
Moscow’s experience of giving concessions to the Syrian rebels following requests from the US, in the hope of it culminating in a ceasefire has not worked, Russia’s envoy to the UN has told the Security Council adding that Moscow will no longer be following these steps. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Remembering José Fernández’s heartbreaking reunion with his grandma
José Fernández, one of the best pitchers in the game, died Sunday morning, leaving fans to grieve on Twitter and reminisce about old memories of the rising star. Many fans recalled Fernández’s poignant reunion with his grandmother nearly three years ago. Fernández, who left Cuba as a teen, hadn’t seen…
DailyTech Main News Feed
Inspiron Laptops & 2-in-1 PCs
Here is a comparison of three incredible laptops. Each are high performers equipped with revolutionary processors, dynamic display and DVD drives. Some models feature Intel processors and optional touch displays on select system.
Cool Tools
Google Feud/Nippies/Fakespot/Splash
Game:Google Feud is a game that challenges you to guess the top ten Google autocompletes for a particular word or term. For instance, the game might prompt you with “my friend is addicted to” and you have to fill in the rest of the query. (FYI, the top ten autocompletes for this example are weed, her…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Paris tackles air pollution with second car-free day
Paris banned cars from large swaths of the French capital on Sunday as part of Mayor Anne Hidalgo’s wider efforts to fight air pollution. But critics say her policies are only shifting the problem elsewhere.
VentureBeat
9 things you didn’t know about the UK’s tech scene
GUEST: “Where are the UK tech companies that can become the next Google or Facebook?” goes the cry.  Well, I think the UK has plenty of what it takes to grow a tech titan or two, or three. Britain consistently punches above its weight when it comes to digital innovation and technology. In a recent OECD/McKinsey…
VentureBeat
Why ‘talk to our chatbot’ will replace ‘send us an email’
I’m known to be a bit negative about email. When you receive a few hundred of them a day, it tends to make you a little skittish, even a little depressed. Yet, it’s still my primary form of communication, especially when I’m trying to find answers to problems. In our highly digitized world, it’s amazing…
VentureBeat
Inside the madcap workshop of visual effects artist Phil Tippett
It’s rare to get a chance to meet someone truly different. Phil Tippett is one of those people. He has been creating monsters for the movies — including the memorable Holochess game in the original Star Wars film — for more than three decades. He reprised that work for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force…
VentureBeat
With more than 800,000 apps using Facebook Analytics, focus turns towards education
Developers are given a plethora of tools which can be used to build and grow their mobile apps. Platforms release APIs and SDKs with the hope apps will be built upon them, and there are even resources dedicated to increasing exposure amongst the masses. But in this data-driven world in which we live,…
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Tokyo Thrift: The Rez Trance Vibrator is gaming’s most intense peripheral
If you read our coverage of Tokyo Game Show earlier this month, you’ll know that Rez is my favorite game of all time, and that the new version for PlayStation VR is its most spectacular iteration yet. Rez Infinite is the rare example of a pre-existing game that feels like it was designed for virtual…
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How Europa changed how we saw the solar system
On Monday, NASA is set to hold a press conference about some “surprising activity” on Jupiter’s icy moon of Europa. There’s no indication as to what that activity might be, other than it involves the Hubble Space Telescope, but it’s garnering more than one 2010 reference around the internet. Europa has…
RT – Daily news
Russia at UNSC: US decision to reshape Middle East is original cause of Syria’s suffering
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BBC News – World
Speedy sausage dogs take to the track
Speedy sausage dogs have been entertaining crowds at at Melbourne’s annual Dachshund Race.
Next Big Future
Smoke from 2015 Indonesian fires may have caused 100,000 premature deaths
In the fall of 2015, hazardous levels of smoke from agricultural fires blanketed much of Equatorial Asia. Schools and businesses closed, planes were grounded and tens of thousands sought medical treatment for respiratory illness. In a new study, Harvard University researchers and their colleagues estimate…
Next Big Future
Russia promotes its ferrite fiber
A subsidiary of the Russian Electronics Holding Company (itself a subsidiary of Rostec) has developed a ferrite fiber designed for protecting the electronics of armored vehicles, air defense missile systems and aircraft against enemy electronic warfare (EW) systems, according to the Izvestia daily.Ferrite…
Mashable
7 times legendary baseball announcer Vin Scully went delightfully off topic
Vin Scully is finally retiring after 67 years. He called his first Dodgers game back in 1950 — when the team was still in Brooklyn. On Sunday, his warm, toasty voice will greet fans one last time from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.  SEE ALSO: Catching up with Bill Lee, baseball’s legendary ‘Spaceman’…
ArchDaily
Se Yoon Park Uses Architectural Techniques to Symbolize Life in Sculptures
After working for OMA, BIG, FR-EE and REX, architect-turned-artist Se Yoon Park has dedicated the last three years to Light, Darkness, and the Tree, a sculpture series employing digital fabrication techniques to express an allegory for life. With assistants, Vladislav Markov,…
National Geographic News
Going to Mars Could Mess Up the Hunt for Alien Life
National Geographic News
Meet 7 Celebrity Fossils and Find Out What Made Them Famous
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Hack This: Catching Up with Hack This
Hack This has been started and restarted a few times in through Motherboard history. The first batch of columns was written in 2011, when I didn’t really know shit about shit. Nowadays, I’m a computer science grad student, which is pretty weird.The Hack This idea is to write tutorials on doing technical…
TechCrunch
Unpicking the Gordian knot around blockchain patents
 As of June 22, 2016, there were 492 published patent families directed to the theme of blockchain and 192 relating to bitcoin. Patent applications filed over the last 18 months are not in these statistics, and it is expected that significant numbers of new applications connected to these themes have…
SlashGear
Smart will offer EV option on every car model in 2017
Smart, the Mercedes-Benz-owned maker of those really tiny Fortwo city cars, is a manufacturer that you think would have gone all-electric some time ago. While that hasn’t been the case, the company is making a big move in that direction later this year. Starting with the 2017 model year, all of Smart’s…
The Awesomer
Clock Clock 24
Price: $5K  | Buy | LinkYou can now take home Humans Since 1982’s mesmerizing mega clock. For those not familiar with Clock Clock 24, it’s a functional sculpture that uses 24 small analog clocks to display the time in digits. You can adjust its movement between minimal, medium or elaborate. More…
Mashable
Watch 5 defining moments from José Fernández’s career
On Sunday morning Miami Marlins’ dominant pitcher José Fernández, 24, died in a boat crash near Miami Beach.   The young pitcher originally from Cuba — whose Major League Baseball career began in 2011 as a first-round draft selection for the Marlins — was at the top of his game. Upon reports of his…
io9
These Elaborate Seashell Crowns Are Perfect for a Mermaid Queen
Whether you plan to rule over Atlantis, or just the neighborhood pool, these crowns by artist Chelsea Shiels will complete your water-based royalty ensemble.Read more…
Digital Trends
Why doesn’t Korean Air offer in-flight Wi-Fi? Because it sucks, a top executive says
Honesty may be the best policy, but it is almost certainly not the best PR. That said, you do have to appreciate the straightforward approach taken by Dante Dionne, senior innovation technology officer at Korean Air, when it came to discussing why the airline has yet to offer in-flight Wi-Fi. The reasoning…
Next Big Future
Supersoldier programs for cognitive enhancement and running speed
Scientists and engineers are working on a number of cutting-edge technologies to make US troops faster, smarter and more resilient than their normal selves. Paul Scharre, a former Army Ranger and the director of the 20YY Future of Warfare Initiative at the Center for a New American Security, said performance-enhancers…
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Interview: Microsoft talks Project Scorpio and the end of the console generation
When Microsoft took to the stage at this year’s E3, they announced not one but two new consoles: the Xbox One S, which went on sale earlier this year, and Project Scorpio, which will bring up to native 4K resolution gaming when it hits store shelves in 2017. Microsoft’s announcements were a first for…
Vat19
Otrio: Amped-up Tic-Tac-Toe
Otrio is a challenging and strategic re-thinking of tic-tac-toe. Compete against a challenger to get three in a row on a three-by-three board. Sound familiar? Otrio takes tic-tac-toe and dials it up to eleven. Buy here: https://www.vat19.com/item/otrio?adid=youtube Please subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/user/vat19com…
Geek.com
New gel coating makes rechargeable nanowire batteries last forever
Most of the work being done on batteries is about increasing the capacities and charging time, but researchers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a battery that addresses another pain point. […]
Slashdot
California Launches Mandatory Data Collection For Police Use-of-Force
An anonymous Slashdot reader quotes the AP: All 800 police departments in California must begin using a new online tool launched Thursday to report and help track every time officers use force that causes serious injuries… The tool, named URSUS for the bear on California’s flag, includes fields…
DudeIWantThat.com
Sleeping Bag Chair
Someone please tell me this is the new proposed design for airplane seats. The Cocon is an armchair with an integrated sleeping bag. Designed by Celine Merhand and Anais Morel of Les M, the piece endeavors initiate “maximum snuggling up pleasure for extended TV sessions.” Or how about my flight from…
Cool Material
Sunday Hangover
It’s been a rough couple of nights. Get a greasy sandwich and give your brain a rest. It’s time to kick back with some of our favorite videos and visuals from the past week.
RT – Daily news
Campaign to promote veganism gets red hot (VIDEO)
Animal activists in France have literally turned up the heat while lining up to be branded with red hot irons in an effort to promote veganism and condemn animal abuse. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Calls to shut down NY’s notorious Rikers Island prison grow louder (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Hundreds of activists marched through New York City calling for the scandal-plagued Rikers Island prison to be shut down over the inhumane treatment of its inmates. Read Full Article at RT.com
DailyTech Main News Feed
Leaked – Samsung S8 is a Dream and a Dream 2
Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 may arrive much sooner than expected if sources are correct. According to sources, the S8 will be packed with superior technology that far trumps the S7 and ill-fated Galaxy Note 7.
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Miami Marlins Pitcher Jose Fernandez, Survivor of Cuba’s Castro Regime, Dies at 24
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, one of the top young hurlers in Major League Baseball (MLB) and a leading contender for this year’s National League (NL) Cy Young Award, has died at the age of 24 in a boating accident off the coast of Miami Beach. The tragic mishap also claimed the lives of two…
Gizmodo
China Powers Up the World’s Largest Alien-Hunting Telescope
You had a good run Arecibo, but there’s a new big dog in town. China has switched on the massive dish that now officially holds the record for the world’s largest single-aperture telescope. Among other things, researchers hope it will provide a big boost in the hunt for extraterrestrial life.Read more…
io9
Movie Review: The Osiris Child Is a Fun Throwback to B-Movie Scifi of the ’80s and ’90s
Twenty-years ago, you could walk into a video store and pick out a certain kind of low-budget science fiction movie. Movies that looked the same, but if one had lasers, starships and a cyborg suit in it, it was probably worth watching. Big budget visual effects have all but killed that level of film,…
io9
Those Used Coffee Grounds Could Get the Lead Out of Your Water
Those used coffee grounds you dump into the trash every morning might just help remove lead and mercury from drinking water one day, according to a new study by a team of Italian scientists.Read more…
RT – Daily news
Tokyo scrambles jets as Beijing stages air force exercise near Japanese islands
Japan scrambled fighter jets on Sunday after spotting Chinese warplanes fly through a strait between Japan’s Miyako and Okinawa islands for the first time. Beijing said it sent more than 40 aircraft to participate in military drills in the Western Pacific. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
6 stabbed near Emerson College campus in Boston, police looking for suspect – reports
Six people have been stabbed in an attack on Tremont Street in Boston’s Theater District early Sunday, local media said. Police told media one suspect is still at large, while they may have apprehended a second one. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lifehacker
4K Set-Top Box Showdown: Roku 4 vs. SHIELD TV vs. Fire TV
If you bought a 4K TV recently (and it’s a good time to start looking at one), you’re going to need a way to get your 4K-compatible shows onto that screen. Today, we’re breaking down three of the best set-top boxes that can offer 4K (or UHD) streaming.The ContendersFor this edition of the showdown, we’re…
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How to be human: how to be happy and alone in New York City
Leah Reich was one of the first internet advice columnists. Her column “Ask Leah” ran on IGN, where she gave advice to gamers for two and a half years. During the day, Leah is a Senior User Researcher for Slack, but her views here do not represent her employer. You can write to her at askleah@theverge.com…
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After Math: Tinder profile make-overs and one-terabyte SD cards
Is your new iPhone hissing? Is your replacement Galaxy Note not exploding? Regardless, we shall begin. This week we saw plenty of new (and old-school) cameras at Photokina, one editor tried to improve his odds on dating apps by outsourcing the task,…
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Neural Networks Are Alarmingly Good at Identifying Blurred Faces
In a world of ubiquitous smart-phone cameras, drones, and Google Street View cars, there’s probably never been a more important time to start protecting the identities of people unwittingly captured in photos and videos.But while websites like YouTube have started offering tools to obscure faces and…
Dezeen
Mobile meditation pavilion by Giovanni Wegher stands on a lake shore in northern Italy
This tiny slatted timber pavilion is intended as a space for contemplation, and was designed by Milanese architect Giovanni Wegher to tour Italy’s largest national park (+ slideshow). (more…)
Fast Company
What To Do When Your Crazy-Long Hours Are Ruining Your Relationship
Relationships can suffer when one partner’s working life is more demanding than the other’s—but they don’t have to. Relationships can suffer when one partner’s working life is more demanding than the other’s—but they don’t have to.”So I take it you won’t be home for dinner again…
Mashable
José Fernández shared baby news on Instagram just before his death
Just one week before rising baseball star José Fernández was killed in a boating accident, he shared a photo on Instagram celebrating the news that he was expecting a baby. The Marlins star pitcher died on Sunday morning along with two others in a boating accident at Miami Beach, Florida. He was just…
ArchDaily
Step Inside Zaha Hadid Architects’ Antwerp Port House With Thomas Mayer’s Photos
© Thomas Mayer Opening to much fanfare earlier this week, Zaha Hadid Architects’ Port House holds a commanding presence over the port of Antwerp. The design combines a listed and formerly derelict fire station, which was restored as part of the project, with an eye-catching glass extension…
Lifehacker
4K Set-Top Box Showdown: Roku 4 vs. SHIELD TV vs. Fire TV
If you bought a 4K TV recently (and it’s a good time to start looking at one ), you’re going to need a way to get your 4K-compatible shows onto that screen. Today, we’re breaking down three of the best set-top boxes that can offer 4K (or UHD) streaming.Read more…
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After Math: Tinder profile make-overs and one-terabyte SD cards
Is your new iPhone hissing? Is your replacement Galaxy Note not exploding? Regardless, we shall begin. This week we saw plenty of new (and old-school) cameras at Photokina, one editor tried to improve his odds on dating apps by outsourcing the task, and one of Japan’s pro-league basketball courts got…
Mashable
18 disappointing things that can still happen to Barb in Season 2 of ‘Stranger Things’
Don’t hang on to hope for justice for Barb. While the Stranger Things story will live to see a Season 2, poor Barbara Holland’s journey tragically came to an unceremonious end. SEE ALSO: Barb-ie doll pays tribute to the beloved ‘Stranger Things’ character If you were hoping for a Barb resurrection…
Mashable
Fans grieve: ‘José Fernández was all of the reasons why we love watching baseball’
Early Sunday morning, beloved Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández was killed in a boating accident. A Coast Guard crew found Fernández on a 33-foot boat overturned on a jetty around 3:30 am Sunday. As more and more details of the incident were released, fans from all across Twitter and Facebook came…
The Awesomer
The New Apple AirBag
LinkConan mocks the iPhone 7 and AirPods by imagining what it would be like if Apple tried its hands at making a paper bag. But bags are already thin, light and free of headphone jacks, you say. Fear not, Apple will find a way to be innovative and courageous. More Awesome Stuff: Apple’s New AirPods…
Scientific American Content: Global
The Killer Shrimp Bullies Species into Extinction
New research shows this invasive crustacean isn’t quite as deadly as its name suggests—but it’s still causing localized extinctions — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Digital Trends
Outgrowing Harry Potter: Daniel Radcliffe says he’s done with his most famous role
The Boy Who Lived is no more, or rather, he’s no longer Daniel Radcliffe. The real-life muggle who brought the wizard to life on the silver screen for over a decade has announced that his magical days are now behind him. But will we ever look at Radcliffe and not see a lightning bolt scar? Only time…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Battle rages near Aleppo as deadly airstrikes continue
Warplanes bombed a strategic camp on the northern edge of Aleppo on Sunday as Syrian regime and rebel forces battled for control of the high ground in a Russian-backed offensive that has left Washington’s Syria policy in tatters.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
UN’s Ban condemns ‘chilling’ attacks on Syria’s Aleppo
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday said he was appalled by the “chilling” upsurge in fighting in Aleppo and warned that the use of advanced weaponry in Syria’s battleground city could amount to war crimes.
Slashdot
The Ig Nobel Awards Celebrate Their 26th First Annual Awards Ceremony
Thursday Harvard’s Sanders Theatre hosted the 26th edition of the humorous research awards “that make people laugh, then think…intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative — and spur people’s interest in science, medicine, and technology.” One of this year’s winners actually lived as a…
Cool Material
Firebiner Is an EDC Survival Carabiner
The average carabiner might be really good at holding your keys, but the Firebiner is an EDC survival carabiner that does so much more. Opposite the relatively standard wire gate you’ll find a bottle opener and tiny utility blade capable of cracking open your favorite beverage, cutting paracord, fishing…
Mashable
Marlins star pitcher José Fernández dies in boating accident at 24
Miami Marlins player José Fernández, 24 — one of the league’s most dominant pitchers — died in a boat crash near Miami Beach on Sunday. He was one of three reported fatalities, though a search continues for a possible fourth victim. The Marlins organization announced the cancellation of Sunday’s game…
RT – Daily news
Calls to to shut down NY’s notorious Rikers Island prison grow louder (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Hundreds of activists marched through New York City calling for the scandal-plagued Rikers Island prison to be shut down over the inhumane treatment of its inmates. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gizmodo
Those Used Coffee Grounds Could Get the Lead Out of Your Water
Those used coffee grounds you dump into the trash every morning might just help remove lead and mercury from drinking water one day, according to a new study by a team of Italian scientists.Read more…
Scientific American Content: Global
What the Frack is Going On?
Is there any truth to the claim that fracking causes earthquakes? Answers are within! — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Digital Trends
Uber’s newest security feature? Selfies that drivers must take before going online
Staying safe in an Uber will soon involve a selfie. Taking a page out of some dating apps, which have recently begun requiring selfie verifications to ensure that users aren’t being fooled by fake profiles, the transportation giant is now requiring real-time photos, too. It’s the latest in a number…
RT – Daily news
Cris Cyborg wants Rousey fight after brutal victory at UFC Fight Night 95
Cris “Cyborg” Justino set her sights on Ronda Rousey after another dominant victory, this time over Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night in Brazil. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Swedish police lose control amid refugee crisis as number of ‘no-go zones’ rises to 55
The inflow of asylum seekers in Sweden, a country with one of the most liberal laws towards refugees, is putting an increasing strain on the country’s police. There are now reportedly 55 areas in the country, where the law is not fully upheld. Read Full Article at RT.com
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OHLAB team realizes eco-house in mallorca, spain
the residence’s multi-angled structure provides optimal sustainable solutions The post OHLAB team realizes eco-house in mallorca, spain appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Gizmodo
Sunday’s Best Deals: TriggerPoint Foam Rollers, Vizio Sound Bar, Anker PowerLine, and More
Sales on a refurbished Vizio 2.1 Sound Bar, TriggerPoint Foam Rollers, your favorite USB cable and wireless earbuds, Xbox One remote, and more lead today’s best deals.Read more…
BBC News – World
Miami Marlins baseball star Jose Fernandez dies in boat crash
Jose Fernandez, a pitcher for the Miami Marlins baseball team, dies along with two others in a boat crash aged 24.
Lifehacker
Sunday’s Best Deals: TriggerPoint Foam Rollers, Vizio Sound Bar, Anker PowerLine, and More
Sales on a refurbished Vizio 2.1 Sound Bar, TriggerPoint Foam Rollers, your favorite USB cable and wireless earbuds, Xbox One remote, and more lead today’s best deals.Read more…
io9
Sunday’s Best Deals: TriggerPoint Foam Rollers, Vizio Sound Bar, Anker PowerLine, and More
Sales on a refurbished Vizio 2.1 Sound Bar, TriggerPoint Foam Rollers, your favorite USB cable and wireless earbuds, Xbox One remote, and more lead today’s best deals.Read more…
io9
A Canine Doctor Wonders if She Would Be Happier as a Stay-At-Home Pet
In a world where most dogs still hang out at home with their owners, three canine friends have decided to try for their dream careers. But they still can’t help but wonder: did they make the right choices?Read more…
Lifehacker
Sunday’s Best Deals: TriggerPoint Foam Rollers, Vizio Sound Bar, Anker PowerLine, and More
Sales on a refurbished Vizio 2.1 Sound Bar, TriggerPoint Foam Rollers, your favorite USB cable and wireless earbuds, Xbox One remote, and more lead today’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and…
Lifehacker
Build a DIY Floating GoPro Mount from a Plastic Soda Bottle
One of the best things about owning a GoPro is you can take it anywhere—even in the water swimming, diving, surfing, or just paddling around. Of course, losing or dropping it means it’s lost to the depths. This trick uses a plastic soda bottle to make a simple, floating mount you won’t lose under water.The…
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Amsterdam’s autonomous canal boats, and more in the week that was
Hydrogen-powered cars and planes are on the rise, and this week Germany announced plans to launch the world’s first completely hydrogen-powered passenger train in 2017. In other transportation news, Volvo unveiled a new SuperTruck that’s 70 percent more fuel-efficient than big rigs on the road today….
Deals
Sunday’s Best Deals: TriggerPoint Foam Rollers, Vizio Sound Bar, Anker PowerLine, and More
Sales on a refurbished Vizio 2.1 Sound Bar, TriggerPoint Foam Rollers, your favorite USB cable and wireless earbuds, Xbox One remote, and more lead today’s best deals.Read more…
WIRED
How to Watch the First Presidential Debate
The first debate is here! You’ve got no shortage of viewing options. The post How to Watch the First Presidential Debate appeared first on WIRED.
The Verge – All Posts
The best reason to become US president is to get a new species named after you
On Monday night, the two candidates running to be president of the United States will square off in the first debate. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are probably after this job for plenty of reasons, but one neat bonus is having new species named after you. A whole bunch of presidents — past and present…
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Amsterdam’s autonomous canal boats, and more in the week that was
Hydrogen-powered cars and planes are on the rise, and this week Germany announced plans to launch the world’s first completely hydrogen-powered passenger train in 2017. In other transportation news, Volvo unveiled a new SuperTruck that’s 70 percent m…
RT – Daily news
2 injured in Budapest explosion, police evacuate central area
A powerful blast struck a central area of the Hungarian capital Budapest late Saturday. Footage on social media shows a large police presence at the Oktogon intersection. Witnesses have reported several casualties. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lifehacker
Build a DIY Floating GoPro Mount from a Plastic Soda Bottle
One of the best things about owning a GoPro is you can take it anywhere—even in the water swimming, diving, surfing, or just paddling around. Of course, losing or dropping it means it’s lost to the depths. This trick uses a plastic soda bottle to make a simple, floating mount you won’t lose under water.Read…
Gizmodo
How Venomous Creatures Can Kill You–Or One Day Save Your Life
If you’ve ever been stung by a jellyfish while swimming in the ocean, you know firsthand the pain that a venomous creature can inflict, even if it doesn’t outright kill you. But scientists studying the chemical properties of venom might one day be able to develop therapeutic drugs that could save lives.Read…
The Next Web
These three premium courses will turn you into a marketing guru for just $19
Ready to get serious about mastering powerful social media platforms for business success? The Full-Stack Marketer Bundle will give you the tools necessary to build marketing expertise and build the strategies to succeed. Build marketing mastery with this brief yet comprehensive bundle for just $19 from…
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
These Tiny Homes Let You Try Before You Buy
Have you been thinking about a tiny home, but not sure if you’re ready to make the leap? Now you can try your hand at living in a tiny home before you commit to this lifestyle change. Escape Homes, a company based out of Wisconsin, lets you rent tiny homes for an evening, or up to several days, to see…
SlashGear
Apple promises fix for iOS 10’s iTunes backup security flaw
Security forensics company Elcomsoft revealed last week that encrypted iOS backups created in iTunes have been made far less secure with the recent release of iOS 10. While an unintentional flaw, the new password protected backups offer an “alternative password verification mechanism” that allows them…
The Awesomer
Adidas Futurecraft MFG
LinkThe Futurecraft Made for Germany (MFG) shoe is the latest proof of Adidas’ continued efforts towards a future where it rapidly produces footwear that are tailored to individual needs. It’s limited to 500 pairs in Germany, but a US variant will follow. More Awesome Stuff: BAIT…
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RT – Daily news
Notorious Russian football supporters’ leader detained in Moscow
The head of the All-Russian Supporters Association (ARSA) Alexander Shprygin, who has had links to far right groups and was believed to be involved in violent scenes in Marseille during UEFA EURO 2016 was detained in Moscow on Saturday. Read Full Article at RT.com
Geek.com
The Best Original Shows On Netflix Streaming
It took Netflix quite a while to get into the original programming game, but unlike some competitors (ahem, Yahoo), they’re in it to win it. Starting off with new episodes of Arrested Development […]
Slashdot
How ITT Tech Screwed Students and Made Millions
An anonymous Slashdot reader shares “a grim story about a company that screwed poor people, military veterans, and taxpayers to turn a profit.” Gizmodo reports: By the time ITT Technical Institute closed its doors earlier this month, the for-profit college had been selling tenuous diplomas at exorbitant…
The Manual
Sprial Groove’s Revolution tunrtable turns heads as it spins vinyl
This turntable’s retro sci-fi looks killer design will turn heads, but it’s the price that will make your head spin The post Sprial Groove’s Revolution tunrtable turns heads as it spins vinyl appeared first on The Manual.
BBC News – World
Swiss endorse new surveillance powers
Swiss voters give overwhelming approval to new surveillance powers for the country’s intelligence agencies.
ArchDaily
This Recreation of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre is Built with Shipping Containers
Globe by Michigan Station, Detroit. Image Courtesy of The Container Globe All the world’s a stage – quite literally so, in the case of the Container Globe, a proposal to reconstruct a version of Shakespeare’s famous Globe Theatre with shipping containers. Staying true to the design of the…
The Awesomer
Deal: Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security
Price: $49  | BuyLearn to think like a hacker with this series of online training courses, which will teach you about software, network, and social hacking, along with methods to test networks and systems for vulnerabilities, so they can be hardened against attackers. More Awesome Stuff: Deal:…
Architizer
Exclusive poolhouse in archipelago of Stockholm
The design is decisively minimal with in-situ concrete frame and large open glass partitions. The visible concrete is contrasted with thermally treated wood paneling, acoustic panels and stained timber. The façade is clad with large-format stone slabs. The roof covered by sedum and standing seam…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Watch a BMW morph into a standing Transformer-like bot
A Turkish company has made many a Transformers fan’s dream turn to reality—the engineers at Letrons have turned a BMW into a Transformer-like bot capable of speech and cool special effects. Using a remote control, the engineers turn the BMW “robot in disguise” into Antimon, a standing bot with pop-out…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Turkish troops to go further into Syria, says foreign minister
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Ankara is planning to send troops 45 kilometres into Syrian territory to establish a no-fly zone and a safe zone.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
French media on alert as Chirac remains hospitalised
Jacques Chirac remains in a Paris hospital one week after being admitted for a lung infection, with the charismatic former president’s declining health continuing to dominate the front pages in France.
EETimes:
Long-Living Products Defy Conventional Wisdom
Winning products can have viable production lifetimes of decades, despite our “here today, obsolete tomorrow” thinking.
Digital Trends
Linguist offers a tribute to the period on National Punctuation Day
Texting may have made us better communicators in terms of frequency, but can we say that about our accuracy? The 21st century and our efficiency-above-all approach may have left grammar behind. As texting has grown increasingly commonplace as the primary method of communication, so too have some of…
Digital Trends
How to take a screenshot on an iPhone
The short answer is: Press the Home and Lock buttons on the phone at the same time to capture a screenshot. For a more in-depth explanation as well as alternative methods, read on.  Apple has never made taking a screenshot a tough task. Doing so allows you to capture an enlarged version of what’s displayed…
Digital Trends
You can buy an Xbox One S 500GB Halo Console with a $50 gift card
The Xbox One S is Microsoft’s cleaner, svelter take on its almost 3-year old Xbox One console. As we noted during its debut this summer, it’s a one-stop solution for everything from gaming to TV. Deals on this system are rare, but Dell Home currently offers the Xbox One S 500GB Halo Edition Console with…
VentureBeat
October is VR’s biggest month: Google Daydream, Oculus Touch, and PlayStation VR
Even if you’ve tried virtual reality or already own a VR system, nothing has prepared you for what’s coming over the next month. Three major VR platforms are expected to launch before Thanksgiving Day with massive announcements and retail roll-outs in the works. Despite our dogged pursuit of VR news…
VentureBeat
Oculus CEO and studio chief weigh in on Palmer Luckey’s apology
Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe weighed in on Facebook about Oculus founder Palmer Luckey’s ill-considered contribution to an anti-Hillary Clinton internet campaign. Luckey made a lot of money selling Oculus to Facebook for $2 billion in 2014. He used part of his money to make a $10,000 contribution to pay…
VentureBeat
WeChat sends beta invitations for Miniapp feature, enabling web apps inside the app
Let’s face it, we’ve all found ourselves trapped this loop: We install certain apps whenever the need arises, run out of space two weeks later, and after long and thorough deliberation, finally decide which ones get to stay and which ones have to go — to make room for selfies — only to eventually reinstall…
The Verge – All Posts
How to read a book a week
In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s Fast Company piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines onto…
Big Think
How Old Is the Bible?
New research provides more clues about the age of the world’s most popular book.Read More
RT – Daily news
Taliban rules 10% of Afghan population, contests 20% more – US general
Fifteen years after the US invaded Afghanistan, the Taliban controls 10 percent of the country’s population. However, a top US commander fears the extremist group could potential rule over a third of Afghans following gains from the US-supported government in Kabul. Read Full Article at RT.com
Man of Many
Everybody Must Get Stoned – Mazama Black Bubble Stoneware
The artisans behind Mazama Wares–which takes its name from the volcano that created Oregon’s Crater Lake–aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty. Their magnificent drinkware is moulded from raw, organic material lifted straight from the earth, much of it coming from the very same land that gave the company…
Dezeen
Sebastian Bergne designs jug shaped like enormous water droplet
London Design Festival 2016: British designer Sebastian Bergne’s glass Drop carafe has been created to resemble an oversized droplet of water (+ slideshow). (more…)
Cool Hunting
ListenUp: Sexual innuendo from Tegan and Sara, new music by Dirty Projectors, a video from Bloc Party and more in our musical round-up
Dirty Projectors: Keep Your Name After teasing us about new music for the first time in seemingly forever, Dirty Projectors (the project of producer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist David Longstreth) has released a new track: the strange and wonderful…… …
ArchDaily
Perspectives / Giles Miller Studio
© John Miller Architects: Giles Miller Studio Location: Surrey Hills Court, 106 Godstone Rd, Caterham CR3 6RZ, UK Project Year: 2016 Photographs: John Miller, Richard Chivers © Richard…
Coolest Gadgets
Polaroid Snap Touch is a new generation instant digital camera
Mention the name Polaroid, and most of the time one would think of the good old days of instant photos. Of course, the Polaroids back then tend to fade over the passage of time. The digital world has since more or less done away with the world of film photography, and hence a company like Polaroid needs…
SlashGear
Chrome OS now stable enough for Android apps, but on select PCs only
Many Chromebook users have long dreamed of the day when they could natively run Android apps on their machine. And for some time now they have been, but only for early adopters and those that use the dev and beta channels of the software. But the time has finally come when Google has released a new stable…
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
Northern California Home Disappears into the Landscape
Jensen Architects built Turner Residence as a series of open spaces, such that the structure itself disappears into the landscape.  Residents can pocket the top floor’s sliding glass panel walls away to open the living and dining space.  This is a wonderful feature with northern California’s temperate…
TechCrunch
Sol vs. Sol, for the fate of humanity
 I happened to spend much of this week in Abu Dhabi, from whence came, conveniently, the most important news of this week, month, year, and arguably decade. Yes, bigger than the American election; yes, bigger than the long-awaited rise of machine learning; yes, bigger than Elon Musk’s one-two punch of…
Scientific American Content: Global
‘Try Catch Throw’: A Science Fiction Motion Comic
Nature presented this illustrated science fiction story as part of its Science Fiction Special. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on September 20, 2016. It is… — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Gadget Flow
Spectacles – Smart Sunglasses by Snap Inc.
Spectacles are sunglasses with an integrated video camera that makes it easy to create Memories on SnapChat aka Snap Inc. The purpose was to help you go back and see your memories just like the way you experienced them. It is one of the smallest video cameras that is capable of taking a day’s worth of…
The Gadget Flow
TotalMount Apple TV Mount
End the clutter on your entertainment unit with the TotalMount Apple TV Mount. Securely attaching to the back of your television, this mount steadily holds the Apple TV unit in place and out of the way. Available in all black to match most televisions and the Apple TV, the TotalMount remains inconspicuous…
The Gadget Flow
A.Band Bluetooth Sports Headphones by Acesori
Keep the tunes pumping no matter how you move and groove with the A.Band Bluetooth Sports Headphones by Acesori. Comfortably yet securely tucking into your ears, the earbud-style headphones remain in place during your sports and workouts thanks to the attached neck band. The A.Band Headphones feature…
The Gadget Flow
DolfinPack Waterproof Hydration Pack
Be sure to drink enough water while you’re on an adventure with the DolfinPack Waterproof Hydration Pack. Wearing the system like a backpack, this pack holds up to 1.5L and has an integrated high-flow bite valve conveniently located on the straps so you can take a sip or gulp of water whenever you’d…
The Gadget Flow
Litom LED Wireless Solar Garden Lights
Enjoy your outdoor space any time of day with the Litom LED Wireless Solar Garden Lights. Available as a single unit or in multi-packs, each light has a total of eight LEDs to be as bright as can be. With an IP64 waterproof and heatproof rating, the Litom Solar Lights can function in any weather from…
The Gadget Flow
LIVOLO Crystal Glass Wall Switch
Combine your wall switches with fashion through the LIVOLO wall switch. This offers a luxurious experience with a crystal glass switch panel. It features a touchscreen switch that takes your daily living experience to a whole new level altogether. The tempered glass crystal panel is durable and will…
The Gadget Flow
Areaware Sphere Opener
Get back to basics with the minimalist Areaware Sphere Opener. The perfect size for keeping in your drawer or even in your bag, this handy opener is ergonomically designed to fit into your hand. The Sphere Opener, which is available in black and natural, is made from environmentally friendly new growth…
The Gadget Flow
Wooden iPad Stand With Extra Storage Space
Flaunt your gadgets on the workspace in a stylish way by using this Gadget Stand. The beauty of this stand lies in its construction which is topped with a space for your daily accessories in this case. You can dock your iPhone or iPad in it by making use of those grooves cut on the stand. The wood used…
The Gadget Flow
Protective Wooden Straps for Apple Watch
With this new wooden watch band, you can now express your love for the outdoors while wearing Apple’s latest gadget! Wood puts less strain on your wrist than steel which makes this band a comfortable wear. Wood absorbs harmful carbon emissions and fights climate change that way. Solid hardwood is known…
The Gadget Flow
Genuine Leather Sleeve for Apple Pencil
Give your Apple Pencil a proper cover in the form of this Jisoncase Apple Pencil Leather Sleeve. Available in black, brown and red, this cover has been made out of premium genuine leather. It’s a portable design with an elastic band that ensures you are able to take it on and off your Apple iPad Pro…
The Awesomer
The World’s Largest Elevator
LinkThis marvel of modern engineering at China’s Three Gorges Dam is capable of lifting 6.7 million pounds of boats, water, and people to a height of over 34 stories. It takes 40 minutes to get to the top, shaving more than 2 hours off of the previous route over the dam. More Awesome Stuff: LaserStackerSelf-Balancing…
Mashable
The British blimp that was blown out to sea in a storm
March 1919The British airship R33 in its hangar as it prepares for its first-ever flight at an aerodrome in Barlow, Yorkshire.Image: R. Humphrey/Topical Press Agency/Getty ImagesBased in part on design principles gleaned from a captured German zeppelin, the British R33 airship was built for use in World…
Mashable
Why you need paid leave and affordable child care now more than ever
All of the jokes about parenthood are true: You stumble through life bleary-eyed, eager to spend every moment with your child yet desperate for the next break.  If you intend to throw your life into real chaos, however, try pulling off parenthood without paid leave and affordable child care. Suddenly,…
RT – Daily news
Netanyahu blocks toilet: Israeli PM needs 20 agents to go to bathroom
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu was the source of amusement in New York after he was spotted heading to the bathroom with a whopping escort of 20 bodyguards. Read Full Article at RT.com
CNET News.com
Where Clinton, Trump stand on 7 big tech issues – CNET
Ahead of Monday’s debate, we look at how the candidates stack up on cybersecurity, privacy, STEM and other topics affecting tech.
Discover Magazine
Terrorist Fiske Jab: On “Destructo-Criticism”
A draft article due to appear in APS Observer caused widespread outrage this week. Susan Fiske, the former president of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), writes that bloggers and other online critics of psychology papers are running wild: New media (e.g., blogs, twitter, Facebook posts)…
RT – Daily news
She is my son: The gender-bending children of Afghanistan (RT DOCUMENTARY)
The curious case of ‘bacha posh’ takes RT to Afghanistan – a society so patriarchal that a family having several daughters and no sons is a social stigma that’s impossible to shake. This leads to some girls being forced to live as boys. Some for life. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Miley Cyrus sang ‘Rebel Yell’ with Billy Idol and geeked out so hard
“I’m singing with Billy f**king Idol, let’s do it!” Miley Cyrus very quickly made it clear how stoked she was to be singing with Billy Idol at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Friday when she stepped out on stage. The two sang together on Idol’s 1983 hit “Rebel Yell.” Cyrus — who is clearly…
The Next Web
Korean Air doesn’t offer in-flight Wi-Fi because it doesn’t want to disappoint anyone
In-flight Wi-Fi is still very much a rarity in Europe, but in Asia and America it’s everywhere. That said, some carriers still steadfastly refuse to implement it on their fleets. One of these holdouts is Korean Air – the flag carrier of South Korea, and a four-star Skytrax airline. The reason has nothing…
RT – Daily news
Massive fire engulfs oil tanker in Gulf of Mexico (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
A massive fire that erupted on an oil tanker in the Gulf of Mexico forced 31 crew members to evacuate the state owned Pemex vessel, with emergency services continuing with efforts to extinguish the blaze. Read Full Article at RT.com
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
India to ratify Paris Agreement on climate change
India’s prime minister said Sunday that his country will ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change early next month.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
African elephants ‘suffer worst decline in 25 years’
Africa’s elephant population has suffered its worst drop in 25 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Sunday, blaming the plummeting numbers on poaching.
WIRED
Forget VR. The Future of Roller Coasters Is About Maglev
What if there was no friction at all? What if electro magnets propelled the cars? This is the idea behind the Sfrear Mountain Coaster. The post Forget VR. The Future of Roller Coasters Is About Maglev appeared first on WIRED.
RT – Daily news
Jordanian writer killed outside court before trial over ‘Islam-insulting’ cartoon
A prominent Jordanian Christian writer and staunch supporter of Syrian President Bashar Assad has been shot dead outside a court in central Amman which indicted him over sharing a cartoon online deemed “offensive” to Islam and Muslims. Read Full Article at RT.com
Man of Many
En Vogue – MR. PORTER Launches PRADA Ready-to-Wear Collection
“Fashion retail hub MR. PORTER just injected a ton of style and clout into it’s already highly reputable portfolio by bringing Italian powerhouse designer PRADA into the fold. Wow. This is like peanut butter meeting jelly for the first time in a world where peanut butter is the most sought after delicacy…
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New report confirms grim outlook for elephants
Elephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past ten years according to a new study presented at the Cites meeting in South Africa.
Mashable
10 daily apps to help caregivers take care of their loved ones
Balancing schedules. Remembering medication. Tracking symptoms. Being a caregiver for a family member can be as taxing as it is rewarding, and the role often goes underappreciated. While a support network of family and friends is crucial, apps can help alleviate some of the stresses that come with caregiving….
Mashable
5 creative ways to trick people into eating healthy
It’s an age-old public health question — how to preserve people’s ability to make their own choices while encouraging them to make good ones. In the realm of food, it’s something that school administrators, health insurers, and lawmakers have been thinking a lot about in recent years. Some approaches…
Coolest Gadgets
Sena introduces smart cycling helmet
You have only one head, and under that hair and skin on the outside lies a skull. The skull is what keeps your brain protected from all sorts of knocks and hits, but since it is not made out of some indestructible material, you know that some blunt force could actually shatter the skull — and mush up…
ArchDaily
Barber and Osgerby’s Installation Throws Caution to the Wind for The London Design Biennale
In this video from CNN Style, London designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby discuss Forecast, a wind-powered installation they created in collaboration with V&A Museum for the first London Design Biennale. With the intent to help city residents find their way “at a time of turbulence,” the installation…
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Street Fighter V PC update included rootkit, now pulled over malware concerns
Thursday saw the release of an update for Street Fighter V on both PS4 and PC that included several new features, including new character Urien, a versus CPU mode, and stage KOs, or the ability for players to defeat opponents using a level’s environment. But those playing the fighting game on PC noticed…
RT – Daily news
Canada through to World Cup final as Russia falls short
Team Canada is through to the World Cup of Hockey final after finally killing off Russia’s determined resistance with three third-period goals to secure a 5-3 victory on Saturday. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
6 stabbed near Emerson College campus in Boston, police looking for suspect – reports
Six people have been stabbed in an attack on Tremont Street in Boston’s Theater District early Sunday, local media said. Police told media one suspect is still at large, while they may have apprehended a second one. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
5 people shot on Illinois University campus, shooter reportedly at large
Gunfire has been reported at the Champaign campus of the University of Illinois, according to local media. Shots were fired in an alleyway and the shooter has left the area, police say. Read Full Article at RT.com
Slashdot
Kentucky’s Shotgun ‘Drone Slayer’ Gets Sued Again
“Technology has surpassed the law…” argues a Kentucky man who fired a shotgun at a drone last year. An anonymous Slashdot reader reports: The drone’s owner has now filed for damages in Federal Court over the loss of his $1,800 drone, arguing that the shotgun blast was unjustified because his drone…
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In Depth: Are game emulators legal?
Are game emulators legal?As you may have read recently something rather weird happened in the field of videogame emulation. A NES emulator – a magic, digital aether-box that lets you play Mario on a thing that isn’t a NES – was approved on Xbox One. Mario. On Xbox. What a time to be alive. And maybe…
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Updated: Top 10 alternative operating systems
IntroductionNote: Our best alternative operating systems round-up has been fully updated. This feature was first published in March 2010.No Windows, no Linux, no macOS: is there really a desktop operating system that’s worth using outside of the big three? We’ve set out to answer that question, and while…
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: Russia ‘may have committed war crime’ – Johnson
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson suggests that Russia may have committed a war crime in Syria, if it was behind an attack on an aid convoy near Aleppo.
BBC News – World
Rock’n’roll dreams
Forty years on from their first jam in a Dublin kitchen, friends of U2 tell how the band rose to the top of the rock hierarchy.
The Next Web
TPBClean is The Pirate Bay but without the porn
Whenever you visit The Pirate Bay, it’s inevitable that you will be confronted with smut. The Swedish torrent site has an expansive section dedicated to pornography, and many of the adverts it displays are for adult websites. That’s probably because those are amongst the only ones that will advertise…
ArchDaily
Socialist Modernism on Your Smartphone: This Research Group is Raising Funds for a Crowdsourcing Mobile App
Slovak Radio building, Bratislava, Slovakia. Built 1967-83. Architect: Štefan Svetko, Štefan Ďurkovič, Barnabáš Kissling. Photo by Dumitru Rusu. Image © BACU Recent years have seen a rapidly increasing interest in the architecture of the former Soviet Union. Thanks to the internet, enthusiasts…
RT – Daily news
‘Surprising Jupiter activity’: What will NASA reveal? (POLL)
NASA have found evidence of “surprising activity” on Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa, and speculation as to what the space agency is preparing to reveal has gone into overdrive. Read Full Article at RT.com
designboom | architecture & design magazine
brandt + simon architekten restores 1930’s house in berlin
the project included the conversion, restoration and connection of two apartments in a semi-detached house. The post brandt + simon architekten restores 1930’s house in berlin appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
WIRED
Four Months in, I Still Can’t Get Enough Overwatch
Overwatch is a vibrant game with a vibrant community. Four months in, it still feels like one of the best games on the market right now. The post Four Months in, I Still Can’t Get Enough Overwatch appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
How to Deal With a Cat That Only Drinks From a Running Tap
Mr. Know It All ponders what to do with a cat that’s really a PITA. The post How to Deal With a Cat That Only Drinks From a Running Tap appeared first on WIRED.
RT – Daily news
The gender-bending children of Afghanistan – RT documentary
The curious case of ‘bacha posh’ takes RT to Afghanistan – a society so patriarchal that a family having several daughters and no sons is a social stigma that’s impossible to shake. This leads to some girls being forced to live as boys. Some for life. Read Full Article at RT.com
Architizer
House in Sabae
This house is built for a married couple living with husband’s mother in Hokuriku region in Japan. The area is located in countryside surrounded by mountains and a lot of nature. Different strengths of wind is created by weather, and you can feel the wind moving across from the rice field expanding…
Mashable
After four years in a refugee camp, one 19-year-old journeys home to Somalia
DADAAB REFUGEE COMPLEX, Kenya — Mohamed Omar Abdille remembers the night before he left his home in Merca, Somalia, in September 2012 to begin life as a refugee. He was 15. Family and friends gathered around the table for a final meal before his departure. His mother served his favorite supper of spaghetti,…
Dezeen
Awadh Shilpgram is a crafts hub influenced by traditional Indian architecture
Architecture studio Archohm has completed a campus for promoting crafts in the Indian city of Lucknow, featuring a cluster of grass-roofed workshops and a spiralling shopping arcade (+ slideshow). (more…)
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The Haunted House That Guns Built: New at Reason
In the latest issue of Reason magazine, Trevor Burrus reviews The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture by Pamela Haag: In The Gunning of America, her contentious and aggravating but still ultimately interesting book, the Yale-educated historian traces the stories of…
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Clinton tech says he warned of email server violations in 2009
The FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server continues to turn up important new details. Reuters has found interview summaries showing that Bryan Pagliano, a technician who joined Clinton’s team when she became Secretary of St…
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Clinton tech says he warned of email server violations in 2009
The FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server continues to turn up important new details. Reuters has found interview summaries showing that Bryan Pagliano, a technician who joined Clinton’s team when she became Secretary of State, says he shared concerns about the legality of…
Digital Trends
What do military drop test certifications really mean? We asked the experts
Most of us have dropped a smartphone at some point and felt that lurch of panic as we bent to pick it up and inspect the damage. Chipped frames, rattling buttons, and cracked or shattered screens are all too common. Half of the world’s population has experienced a cracked smartphone screen, according…
Digital Trends
Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Water jet cutters, magnet cables, and more
At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion crowdfunding campaigns on the web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo and you’ll find no shortage of weird, useless, and downright stupid projects out there, alongside some real gems. In this column, we cut through the worthless wearables and…
How-To Geek
How to Turn an Old Smartphone Into a Dash Cam for Your Car
There’s no doubt that a dash cam can really come in handy in your car–not just to record meteors and flying cars, but more practical events like collisions and aggressive driving. But instead of buying one, you can just use equipment you already have and a freely available app.Click Here to Continue…
How-To Geek
Geek Trivia: The Childhood Illness Known As “Rickets” Is Caused By A Deficiency Of?
The Childhood Illness Known As “Rickets” Is Caused By A Deficiency Of? Potassium Iodine Dietary Iron Vitamin DThink you know the answer?
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Shy pangolins need world spotlight to survive
Reclusive, gentle and quick to roll up into a ball, pangolins keep a low profile.
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Jordanian writer shot dead ahead of ‘anti-Islam’ cartoon trial
A gunman shot dead Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar on Sunday outside the court where he was to stand trial on charges of contempt of religion after sharing on social media a caricature seen as insulting Islam, state news agency Petra said.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Tens of thousands march against right-wing government in Poland
Tens of thousands of protesters hit the streets of the Polish capital Warsaw Saturday to rally against moves by the rightwing Law and Justice government that they say undermine the rule of law.
RT – Daily news
China launches world’s largest radio telescope, 500m in diameter
The biggest radio telescope located in China’s Guizhou Province is now operational. Featuring a reflector the size of 30 football pitches, it took five years and $180 million to construct. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Boko Haram’s Shekau says he is ‘in good health’ following claim of his death
The disputed leader of Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram releases a video denying claims he had been killed or badly wounded in air strike.
VentureBeat
Microsoft Garage’s Project Córdoba is an Excel add-in for working with IoT data
The Microsoft Garage group, which regularly releases experimental applications for Android, iOS, and other platforms, has developed a new Microsoft Excel add-in called Project Córdoba that’s designed to help students easily import data from internet-connected devices. This will allow them to make real-time…
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Firefighting: Samsung recall threatens reputation, bottom line
Exploding batteries and an embarrassing recall of a flagship gadget during a controversial, closely-watched leadership transition—it’s been a bad year for Samsung, and analysts warn the trouble isn’t over yet.
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Indonesia struggles to tap volcano power
Columns of steam shoot from the ground at an Indonesian power plant sitting in the shadow of an active volcano, as energy is tapped from the red-hot underbelly of the archipelago.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
US guidelines on self-driving cars get good reception at G-7
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Sunday that his counterparts in the Group of Seven nations welcomed U.S. guidelines on regulating self-driving cars and have agreed to work together on creating such standards to maintain safety.
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China begins operating world’s largest radio telescope
The world’s largest radio telescope began searching for signals from stars and galaxies and, perhaps, extraterrestrial life Sunday in a project demonstrating China’s rising ambitions in space and its pursuit of international scientific prestige.
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The Haunted House That Guns Built
The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture, by Pamela Haag, Basic Books, 528 pages, $29.99 Sarah Winchester was the widow of William Winchester, and William’s father Oliver was the pater familias of the Winchester gun company. Oliver died in December 1880, and William…
Mashable
After WWII ended, one Japanese soldier refused to surrender for 3 decades
March 11, 1974Lt. Hiroo Onoda, sword in hand, walks out of the jungle on Lubang Island after a nearly 29-year guerrilla campaign.Image: JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty ImagesAfter the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, on Aug. 15, 1945, Japan announced its surrender, bringing an end to World War II.But…
Fast Company
“Old People Coachella” Aims To Be The Best-Tasting Rock Festival Ever
You don’t impress baby boomers with tacos and pizza, but organizers of next month’s mega-concert have a secret weapon: tons of gourmet food. You don’t impress baby boomers with tacos and pizza, but organizers of next month’s mega-concert have a secret weapon: tons of gourmet food.When…
Fast Company
You’re Probably Not Brainstorming Long Enough
That point where everyone runs out of ideas and gets stuck is when the really creative ideas start to happen, says one expert. That point where everyone runs out of ideas and gets stuck is when the really creative ideas start to happen, says one expert.There are lots of problems…
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Charlotte police release video of Keith Scott shooting
Charlotte police released dramatic video Saturday that shows officers with guns drawn surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles and falls.
BBC News – World
China’s colossal radio telescope begins testing
The world’s largest radio telescope has received its first signals from space and is now entering an intensive testing phase.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
NIKE collaborates with NYC artists to celebrate NFL color rush uniforms
the collaboration highlights the importance of color in sport, and celebrates the history of the NFL’s 32 teams. The post NIKE collaborates with NYC artists to celebrate NFL color rush uniforms appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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TechRadar North: This quiz-based revision app is looking to banish ‘cramming’ forever
IntroductionThis article is part of our TechRadar North column, a series focusing on the development of the North of England’s digital sector.Each September sees the UK’s university towns and cities flooded with students. Many push the thought of revising to the backs of their minds to instead focus…
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Google could be about to reveal its Android and Chrome OS merger
If you’ve been following Google for a while you’ll know that speculation around the company merging Android and Chrome OS into one single whole isn’t anything new, but the rumours have gained fresh impetus over the weekend.Sources speaking to the usually reliable Android Police say Google is preparing…
Dezeen
Get 10% off any watch at the Dezeen Watch Store pop-up today
London Design Festival 2016: today is the last day of our temporary watch store at designjunction in London – and readers can save ten per cent on any watch by showing this article on their smartphone when they buy! (more…)
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Liverpool calling
When 15-year-old Waheed Arian arrived in the UK from 1990s Afghanistan, he was told he would probably become a taxi driver. Some years later, he started a degree at the University of Cambridge and has now set up a scheme where British doctors advise medics in Kabul via Skype.
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Batch production of Long March 5 underway
Beijing (XNA) Sep 22, 2016 Batch production of Long March 5 has begun, said Meng Fanxin, manager of the industrialized base for the carrier rocket in Tianjin. Known as the Long March 5, China’s most powerful heavy-lift launch vehicle is expected to make its first test flight from Hainan’s Wenchang…
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China space plane taking shape
Beijing (XNA) Sep 22, 2016 New concept opens range of possibilities for high-speed commercial travel, tourism. Chinese space engineers will join hands to develop a next-generation craft with enormous business potential for commercial launches and space tourism, according to an industry conference….
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Rocket maker aims high with lofty output targets
Beijing (XNA) Sep 22, 2016 China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp aims to “double or even triple” its annual production capacity by 2025 while without adding new employees – as the State-owned satellite and rocket maker ratchets up efforts to achieve smart and flexible manufacturing – its chief…
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Galactic Fireworks Illuminate Monster Hydrogen Blob
Charlottesville VA (SPX) Sep 22, 2016 An international team of researchers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and other telescopes has discovered the power source illuminating a so-called Lyman-alpha Blob – a rare, brightly glowing, and enormous concentration of gas in…
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China’s space survival experiment goes on well
Beijing (XNA) Sep 22, 2016 China’s experiment in human living for space exploration is going smoothly, halfway into the project, the Astronaut Center of China (ACC) announced Tuesday. Four volunteers started a 180-day experiment in June in a sealed space capsule, testing technology that will…
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NASA to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter’s moon
Miami (AFP) Sept 23, 2016 There’s something going on beneath the surface of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa. But what? NASA teased a “surprising” announcement for Monday, based on Hubble Space Telescope images of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even…
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Pacamor Kubar Bearings awarded contract to support Mars 2020 Mission
Troy, NY (SPX) Sep 22, 2016 Pacamor Kubar Bearings (PKB), a Troy, NY manufacturer of ball bearings for aerospace and defense systems, was recently awarded a contract by Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to supply critical hardware for the Mars 2020 mission. Scheduled to launch in 2020, the robotic…
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World’s largest radio telescope starts operating in China
Beijing (AFP) Sept 25, 2016 The world’s largest radio telescope began operating in southwestern China Sunday, a project which Beijing says will help humanity search for alien life. The Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), nestled between hills in the mountainous region…
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Lockheed gets $395 million GPS III Space Vehicle contract modification
Washington (UPI) Sep 22, 2016 Lockheed Martin Space Systems has been awarded a $395 million U.S. Air Force contract modification for work on the GPS III Space Vehicle program. The deal covers space vehicles 9 and 10. Work will be performed in Colorado. The expected completion date is August…
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Universe is without direction, astronomers say
London (UPI) Sep 22, 2016 Like an apathetic teenager floundering in school, the universe has no direction. New research confirms what scientists have long believed, that the cosmos is not directionally oriented. The universe is full of local motion – spinning stars, orbiting planets, spiraling…
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Rover Makes Its Way to ‘Spirit Mound,’
Pasadena CA (JPL) Sep 22, 2016 Opportunity is making her way towards the first science waypoint of the new extended mission on the rim of Endeavour Crater. The first waypoint is a feature named ‘Spirit Mound,’ one of the locations visited by the Corps of Discovery 200 years ago. The rover…
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Bush asks Obama for selfie help
When former President George W Bush was asked to take a selfie with a group of people at the opening of the African-American museum in Washington, he had to ask for help.
ArchDaily
La Cité Des Arts / L´Atelier
© Hervé Douris Architects: L´Atelier Location: Saint-Denis, Réunion Area: 15000.0 sqm Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Hervé Douris Group L’atelier Architectes: Sylvain Guy,…
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Acidity in atmosphere minimized to preindustrial levels
New research shows that human pollution of the atmosphere with acid is now almost back to the level that it was before the pollution started with industrialization in the 1930s. The results come from studies of the Greenland ice sheet.
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Pluto’s ‘heart’ sheds light on possible buried ocean
Ever since NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto last year, evidence has been mounting that the dwarf planet may have a liquid ocean beneath its icy shell. Now, by modeling the impact dynamics that created a massive crater on Pluto’s surface, a team of researchers has made a new estimate of how…
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Childhood muscular fitness and adult metabolic syndrome
About 20-25 percent of adults have the metabolic syndrome and have increased risk of developing both cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. In a new longitudinal study, investigators examined associations between childhood muscular fitness (strength, endurance, and power) and metabolic syndrome…
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Does physical activity lower the risk of bacterial infections?
The risk of viral infections is known to be affected by physical activity, but little information is available regarding the more serious infections caused by bacteria. In a new study, investigators examined the relationship between leisure-time physical activity and suspected bacterial infections during…
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Yoga may not count toward 30 minutes of daily physical activity, but may have other benefits
Hatha yoga is an increasingly popular form of physical activity and meditative practice in the U.S. It is important to understand the calorie cost and intensity of yoga in relation to the national physical activity guidelines, which generally encourage 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity…
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How natural selection acted on one penguin species over the past quarter century
Biologists combed through 28 years’ worth of data on Magellanic penguins to search for signs that natural selection — one of the main drivers of evolution — may be acting on certain penguin traits.
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Supporting employees to stand up, sit less and move more
Employers can implement an intervention to substantially reduce the sitting time of office workers both during work hours and across the day.
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Team compares effectiveness of four PD-L1 tests
In a recent study, a research team compared the performance of the four available PD-L1 assay tests. They found that one of the assays failed to reveal comparable levels of PD-L1, a tumor-promoting protein, while three others revealed comparable levels.
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Apple, lettuce can remedy garlic breath
Garlic — consumers either love or hate the taste, but one thing is for certain, no one likes it when the scent of it sticks around on their breath. Now, garlic lovers may have a new solution to their halitosis problem. A study has found that eating raw apple or lettuce may help reduce garlic breath.
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Ouch! Avoiding failure leads to missed opportunities for children with ADHD
Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are potentially more exposed to reproaches than typically developing children, explain researchers. A behavioral experiment on reward and punishment highlights the cumulative effect of punishment in children with ADHD.
RT – Daily news
Female volunteers accused of having sex with migrants in Calais ‘Jungle’
A man has accused female volunteers working at the Calais Jungle of having sex with migrants, including underage boys, at the refugee camp on the French coast, the Independent reported. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Syrian FM at UN: Bombing of Syrian troops no mistake, US is ISIS accomplice
The recent bombing of Syrian troops by the US-led coalition was no mistake, Syria’s Foreign Minister, Walid Muallem, said at the UN General Assembly, calling America and its allies accomplices to crimes committed by Islamic State and other terrorists. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Bill Nunn, actor in Spike Lee and Spider Man films, dies
US actor Bill Nunn, who featured in Spider Man and films by the director Spike Lee, dies aged 63.
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Tens of thousands protest Polish rightwing government
Tens of thousands of protesters hit the streets of the Polish capital Warsaw Saturday to rally against moves by the rightwing Law and Justice government that they say undermine the rule of law.
RT – Daily news
6 stabbed near Emerson College campus in Boston, suspect at large – reports
Six people have been stabbed in an attack on Tremont Street in Boston’s Theater District early Sunday, local media said. Police told media one suspect is still at large, while they may have apprehended a second one. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Jordan writer in blasphemy case Nahid Hattar killed
A Jordanian writer charged with offending Islam after sharing a satirical cartoon on his Facebook page is killed in the capital Amman.
RT – Daily news
6 stabbed near Emerson College campus in Boston, suspects at large – reports
Six people have been stabbed in an attack on Tremont Street in Boston’s Theater District early Sunday, local media said citing police. Emerson College warned students of the attacks outside the campus, saying two suspects may be at large. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Swiss vote in referendum on new surveillance law
Swiss voters vote in a referendum whether to back new surveillance powers for the country’s intelligence agencies.
Dezeen
Paulo Kobylka designs furniture using brightly painted industrial mesh
The PK6 and PK7 chair and sofa designed by Brazilian architect Paulo Kobylka are made from industrial metal screens (+ slideshow). (more…)
Slashdot
Street Fighter V Update Installed Hidden Rootkits on PCs
Capcom’s latest update for Street Fighter V was installing a secret rootkit on PCs. An anonymous Slashdot reader quotes The Register: This means malicious software on the system can poke a dodgy driver installed by Street Fighter V to completely take over the Windows machine. Capcom claims it uses the…
RT – Daily news
Female volunteers accused of having sex with migrants in Calais ‘Jungle’ – report
A man has accursed female volunteers working at the Calais Jungle of having sex with migrants, including underage boys, at the refugee camp on the French coast, the Independent reported. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Kuggen
A cylindrical, distinctive building in the middle of the town square is an urban planning motif with roots in the Italian Renaissance. The form offers lots of floor space in relation to the amount of exposed exterior wall surface, and the upper floors project out over the lower — more on the…
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patricia urquiola’s interiors for lincoln square combine colored glass, marble, and bronze
the residential complex is located opposite central london’s royal courts of justice and lincoln’s inn fields. The post patricia urquiola’s interiors for lincoln square combine colored glass, marble, and bronze appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Mashable
Michelle Obama gives George W. Bush the bear hug we all need
Times are hard and confusing, but Michelle Obama gives a hug that could cure all ills. At the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. Saturday, the First Lady enveloped President George W. Bush in an embrace for the ages. He seemed to enjoy it, and the…
BBC News – World
Bosnian Serb referendum on disputed 9 January holiday
Bosnian Serbs have voted on whether to maintain 9 January as a national holiday in defiance of Bosnia’s highest court.
VentureBeat
Mojang will release Minecraft Boss Update with add-ons on October 18
Today at the Minecon conference in Anaheim, Calif., Mojang, the Microsoft-owned game developer behind Minecraft, announced that on October 18, it will release the Boss Update for Minecraft Pocket Edition on Android and iOS and Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Beta. The update is notable because it includes…
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Police take Washington shooting suspect into custody
The gunman believed to have opened fire with a rifle at a Washington state mall, killing five people, was captured on Saturday one day after the attack, authorities said.
RT – Daily news
Up to 9 shot on Illinois University campus, shooter at large – reports
Gunfire has been reported at the Champaign campus of the University of Illinois, according to local media. Shots were fired in an alleyway and the shooter has left the area, police say. Read Full Article at RT.com
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How to watch the US presidential debates in VR
NBC has teamed with AltSpaceVR to stream the U.S. presidential debate Monday night Sept. 26 live in virtual reality for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Samsung Gear VR devices. Or as late-night comic Jimmy Fallon put it, “If you’re wearing a VR headset, it will be like the candidates are lying right to…
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Charlotte police release inconclusive video of shooting
Charlotte police released dramatic video Saturday that shows officers with guns drawn surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles and falls.
BBC News – World
No royal high five for PM Trudeau
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Canada for their first royal tour with both of their children.
ArchDaily
The Rosenberg Golan and Ricky Home / SO Architecture
© Shai Epstein Architects: SO Architecture Location: Yehiam, Israel Design: Shachar Lulav, Oded Rosenkier Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Shai Epstein Planning Team: Oded…
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Hacker faces 20 years in prison for helping ISIS
The US just broke new ground in its bid to fight pro-terrorist hackers. A judge has sentenced Kosovo citizen Ardit Ferizi to 20 years in prison for hacking a US company in order to collect information about 1,300 government and military personnel and help ISIS create a hit list. It’s the country’s…
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Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith at museum opening
Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith delivered a speech at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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Hacker faces 20 years in prison for helping ISIS
The US just broke new ground in its bid to fight pro-terrorist hackers. A judge has sentenced Kosovo citizen Ardit Ferizi to 20 years in prison for hacking a US company in order to collect information about 1,300 government and military personnel an…
Mashable
Lil dachshunds racing in costume are just the medicine you need
Dachshunds. In costumes. Racing. The Teckelrennen Annual Dachshund Race took place Saturday in Melbourne as part of Hophaus’ Oktoberfest celebrations. The annual “running of the wieners” raises money for Dachshund Rescue Australia.  SEE ALSO: Mystery cat lover leaves $8,000 in animal shelter donation…
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Mailbag: The Best Questions and Comments This Week
We round up the best questions and comments from Facebook, Twitter and email. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Are You an Analog or Digital Man?
GP editors choose their must-reads from the week, including how to care for shoes and how some men are waging war on death itself. …Read More »
RT – Daily news
Police captured a ‘suicidal’ gunman at UN Plaza and Civic Center in San Francisco
Police have “peacefully” and “without further incident” resolved the standoff with an armed suspect at San Francisco’s Civic Center with him giving up after six hours of negotiations. The incident led to the evacuation of the center and nearby UN Plaza. Read Full Article at RT.com
Dezeen
Highlights from London Design Festival 2016 feature on our latest Pinterest board
From Benjamin Hubert’s V&A installation featuring rippling steel to an exhibition full of crystal-shaped resin sculpted by scent, we’ve pinned all the highlights from this year’s London Design Festival to a new Pinterest board. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest | See more from London Design Festival…
BBC News – World
Opray Winfrey and Will Smith at museum opening
Opray Winfrey and Will Smith delivered a speech at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
CNET News.com
2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Award semifinalists announced – Roadshow
These cars, trucks and SUVs are one step closer to winning one of the auto industry’s most coveted awards.
Jetson Green
Using Grasscloth and Natural Wallcovering for Eco-Friendly Decor
  Our homes are one of our primary outlets for self-expression. Whether we are entertaining guests or simply welcoming friends and family, our home decor says a lot about who we are and the type of atmosphere that we wish to present. For those with eco-friendly or earth-based style preferences, finding…
VentureBeat
I took a shower with my iPhone 7, and I liked it
It was just a normal shower. My phone was resting on the counter and playing music from Spotify at the loudest possible volume. I liked the song I was listening to, and I wanted to know what it was. So I pulled back the curtain to check. That’s when I remembered that this phone, this rose gold iPhone…
VentureBeat
Education is China’s secret weapon for tech dominance
GUEST: 37 percent of edtech funding deals, representing $1.07 billion, were made in China-based edtech companies in 2015, up from 18 percentin 2014. These are companies teaching software development and other technology disciplines. Assuming the trend from 2013 to 2015 remains steady, in my estimation…
Mashable
Ok, everybody take a breath: Kim Kardashian is voting for Hillary Clinton
And just like that, all was right with the world. The birds began chirping, the sun emerged from behind a cloud, and Kim Kardashian made it clear that yes, she would be voting for America’s first woman presidential candidate come November. On Friday, social media rent its garments over an alleged quote…
Man of Many
Aesthetic Architecture – Apus Kankay House
Designed by Aguilo Pedraza Arquitectos, this family lake house is located next to the Rupanco Lake in Chilean Patagonia. The design mixes fashion and function with its quirky structure an eye-catcher, but also acts as a protector from the extreme weather. With two levels, rooms are designed for multi…
BBC News – World
Mexico: Thousands protest against same-sex marriage proposal
Thousands of people protest in Mexico City against a government proposal to legalise same sex-marriage, which they say undermines traditional families.
RT – Daily news
Police arrest, identify shooter who killed 5 at mall in Washington State
Police have arrested the suspect who fatally shot four women on Friday, and one man in a Burlington, WA ma
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