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The Real Threat to the Constitution Is Trump
For a Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump has shown an unprecedented aptitude for alienating Republicans. Mitt Romney isn’t voting for him. George W. Bush has declined to endorse him. George H.W. Bush reportedly will vote for Hillary Clinton. Many people in his party have repudiated Trump’s…
Gizmodo
This ASMR Trump Video Will Ruin Your Night
Trump is bad. So is ASMR. This will ruin your night. I’m sorry.Read more…
RT – Daily news
Trump vows to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital after meeting Netanyahu
Republican nominee Donald Trump pledged to recognize Jerusalem as the “undivided capital” of Israel if elected president as he met with Benjamin Netanyahu in New York, while Hillary Clinton told the Israeli PM she would oppose BDS and UN meddling. Read Full Article at RT.com
Top News – MIT Technology Review
The Internet Is No Place for Public Elections
It’s not safe to connect our voting infrastructure to the Internet, but some election boards are doing it anyway.
Newswise: SciNews
Counting Carbon on the Farm Topic of Symposium
Several solutions adaptable by agricultural systems to be discussed
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Leica and Huawei continue camera partnership with joint R&D center
Leica and Huawei have announced plans for a new research and innovation center to be situated at Leica’s headquarters in Wetzlar, Germany. The Max Berek Innovation Lab, named after the famed optical pioneer who created many of Leica’s early lenses, continues a partnership first announced in February…
BBC News – World
Venetians try to block cruise ships
People gathered in Venice lagoon to protest against cruise ships.
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Indian Space Organization Gears Up for First Multi-Orbit Mission
New Delhi (Sputnik) Sep 26, 2016 ISRO hopes to outperform other stakeholders in the lightweight satellite launcher category by exhibiting its capability to carry out multi-orbit missions. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will achieve another milestone next week when the PSLV-C35,…
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NASA Creates Software to Keep Tabs on Killer Asteroids
Washington DC (Sputnik) Sep 26, 2016 Scout, a new computer system, will allow for the detection of potentially dangerous asteroids, and calculate their possible impact point on the Earth’s surface. The program can identify asteroids likely to hit the Earth, automatically calculating the path and…
Mashable
Cam Newton dons MLK shirt before game in Charlotte
As the city of Charlotte continued to recover from several night of intense protests after police shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took the field Sunday wearing a t-shirt that featured a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Injustice anywhere is a threat…
Mises Institute
How Mises Beats the DC Think Tanks
TagsAAHome | Feed | Blog.rssEducationMedia and CulturePolitical TheoryHow Mises Beats the DC Think Tanks 0 Views In his excellent book Choice, Robert Murphy beautifully described how Ludwig von Mises saw the power of ideas:Mises literally thought that world peace rested on the capacity of people…
Mises Institute
The Student-Loan Scam Killed ITT Tech
TagsAAHome | Feed | Blog.rssCorporate WelfareEducationMoney and BankingThe Student-Loan Scam Killed ITT Tech 0 Views  ITT Technical Institute announced that it was shutting the doors of its campuses earlier this month, after the Department of Education barred the company from accepting federal…
RT – Daily news
‘Artistic freedom’: Israel calls on Norwegian theater to help remove fake BDS clip (VIDEO)
Tel Aviv has urged the National Theatre of Norway to deny links to and remove a video in which a fake theater official called for a boycott of Israel and its HaBima Theater. The Norwegian theater denied its part but stopped short of criticizing the clip. Read Full Article at RT.com
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France ‘asks Switzerland to hand over 45,000 UBS accounts’
French tax authorities have asked Switzerland to hand over client information for some 45,000 bank accounts as part of a probe into alleged tax fraud, Le Parisien daily said Monday.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Stanford tracker gives a whale-back view of feeding time
A wide array of technology has been deployed to track and study whales unobtrusively, from drones that watch from overhead to acoustic buoys that listen for their cries. Now a team from Stanford has used a new suite of sensors to study the feeding habits of baleen whales in greater detail,…
Dezeen
Ariane Prin’s Rust collection changes over time as it oxidises
London Design Festival 2016: London designer Ariane Prin has added to her Rust collection with a series of blue and green-tinged clocks and pots made using copper dust (+ slideshow). (more…)
Gear Patrol
Vans New Sneakers Will Stand Up to the Elements
Classic styles with Scotchgard-treated uppers, warm lining and new outsole. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Deals of Note: September 26, 2016
How to save on a Wolverine leather moc-toe boot, a Bose entertainment system and a book sure to inspire your next adventure. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Today in Gear: September 26, 2016
A fall-ready denim jacket, a Swedish and Japanese bag collaboration and Sony’s most powerful A-mount camera ever. …Read More »
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Chinese outrage over ‘ugly’ restoration of Great Wall
Beijing (AFP) Sept 23, 2016 Chinese social media users were in an uproar Friday over restoration of a 700-year-old section of the Great Wall that has been covered in cement, turning it into a smooth, flat-topped path. Known as one of the most beautiful portions of the “wild”, unrestored wall,…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
S. Korea rules out flood aid to N. Korea
Seoul (AFP) Sept 23, 2016 South Korea Friday ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un would claim credit for any assistance following what Pyongyang calls the “worst disaster” since World War II. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Great white sharks and tuna share super predator genes
London (UPI) Sep 23, 2016 A high metabolism and an impressive swimming pace are two reasons why tuna and great white sharks are such effective predators. New research suggests the two super-predator traits shared by the fish are derived from a similar set of genes. Genomic analysis conducted by…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
U.N. steps into Dakota oil pipeline fight
Geneva, Switzerland (UPI) Sep 23, 2016 The U.S. government is called on to stop the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline because of threats to the aboriginal community, a U.N. envoy said. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, a United Nations special envoy for the rights of indigenous people, called…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Italy PM vows to restore quake towns to former glory
Rome (AFP) Sept 23, 2016 Picturesque hamlets devastated by Italy’s deadly earthquake will be restored to their former glory, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Friday, a month after the disaster which claimed nearly 300 lives. “Our country will rebuild the areas hit by the quake so they are as…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Hong Kong arrests 2,000 in triad raids
Hong Kong (AFP) Sept 22, 2016 Hong Kong police have arrested more than 2,000 people in raids on suspected criminal triad gangs, with the city’s underworld in the spotlight after a lawmaker received death threats. The raids, which started in late July, have netted 2,120 people believed to be connected…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Two million people without water in Syria’s Aleppo: UN
Beirut (AFP) Sept 24, 2016 Nearly two million civilians were without water in Syria’s second city of Aleppo on Saturday after regime bombardment damaged one pumping station and rebels shut down another in retaliation, the UN said. Rebel-held districts in the east of the city came under intense…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Evidence of well water contamination in Eagle Ford Shale region
Arlington, Texas (UPI) Sep 22, 2016 Chemists have found signs of contamination in well water samples collected throughout the Eagle Ford Shale region in Texas. Scientists found evidence of dissolved gases as well as spikes in levels of volatile organic compounds in well water samples. They also…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Aerial pesticide ‘key driver’ of Zika’s end in Miami: US
Miami (AFP) Sept 23, 2016 The use of a controversial pesticide, sprayed from overhead on a Miami neighborhood, was a “key driver” in ending the local spread of the Zika virus there, US health officials said Friday. Aerial spraying with naled, which is banned in the European Union, and with a…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Experts see few paths to planet-saving climate goal
Oxford, United Kingdom (AFP) Sept 22, 2016 The global target to prevent climate catastrophe, crafted at a landmark summit last year in Paris, will be very difficult if not impossible to hit, said some of the world’s top scientists meeting this week in Oxford. The first-ever climate pact to enjoin…
RT – Daily news
Canada confirms ‘troubling’ Libya kidnapping of citizen captured with 2 Italians
Ottawa has confirmed that one Canadian citizen has been kidnapped in Libya, and says it is working to obtain more information on the abduction. The citizen was captured along with two Italians last week. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Snappy star goes through two stages of evolution in just 45 years
Stars go through heating, contracting, expanding, and cooling, but these stages of stellar evolution usually play out over millions of years, making it unusual for scientists to see predictions confirmed in their own lifetime. But 2,700 light years from Earth, in the heart of the Stingray Nebula,…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Pouncer drone can be packed to the propellers with disaster relief
Delivering life-saving supplies to victims of natural disasters and war zones often relies on inexact air drops requiring good weather to pull off. The Pouncer, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from Windhorse Aerospace, would land accurately at disaster sites with a design that allows for the…
The Next Web
Google’s voice-activated Home assistant will reportedly be launched next month
At its I/O conference in May, Google showed off Home, its answer to Amazon’s Echo. The voice-activated device is designed to work with Google Assistant and answer your questions, control music playback through its built-in speaker and control your home’s IoT gadgets. Android Police reports that its sources…
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A thought-controlled robotic exoskeleton for the hand
A robotic hand exoskeleton helps stroke patients integrate rehabilitation exercises into their everyday lives. (credit: Gerber Loesch Photography) Scientists at ETH Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory in Switzerland have invented a robotic system that they say could fundamentally change the daily…
RT – Daily news
Charlotte mayor lifts citywide curfew, protests turn into boycott of NFL game (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
As Charlotte protests turned peaceful over the weekend, the mayor responded by lifting the curfew. But demonstrators were still out in full force, protesting outside an NFL game, which prompted the deployment of additional officers. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechCrunch
Singapore-based music startup buys 49% stake in Rolling Stone
 The company behind iconic music magazine Rolling Stone has sold a 49 percent share in the business to a startup from Singapore in a bid to grow its international reach. Read More
Brain Pickings
The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate
“A tree can be only as strong as the forest that surrounds it.” Trees dominate the world’s the oldest living organisms. Since the dawn of our species, they have been our silent companions, permeating our most enduring tales and never ceasing to inspire fantastical cosmogonies. Hermann Hesse called them…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Russia, Syria accused of ‘war crimes’ in Aleppo bombardment
France has accused Moscow and Damascus of “war crimes” in Aleppo, comparing Russian and Syrian air raids on Syria to Sarajevo during the Bosnian war, and to the carpet bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War.
The Gadget Flow
Wahoo KICKR Fitness Bike Desk
Save time and work out while you work with the Wahoo Fitness Bike Desk. Designed to let you be even more productive both physically and mentally, you can choose to use the desk with your Wahoo KICKR trainer, a stationary bike, or even to stand at the desk. Because the height is adjustable, you can also…
Mashable
Uber makes itself part of the public transport route in Australia
In its quest to make itself indispensable, Uber is keen to slide itself into your daily commute. On Monday, the company announced a partnership in Australia with the travel planning app TripGo, which lets users request an Uber ride to the closest ferry terminal or train, bus or tram station in time…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Atmospheric acidity almost back down to preindustrial levels
After increased industrialization in the 1930s, atmospheric acidity levels rose up sharply to a peak in the 1970s, but 40 years after the US and Europe introduced legislation to combat air pollution, acidity in the air has now dropped back down to pre-1930 levels. These figures come out of…
RT – Daily news
Ban hijabs from passport photos like caps & headbands, says MP from Switzerland’s largest party
A politician from the right-wing Swiss People’s Party, the largest in the federal parliament, has demanded that hijabs be banned from passport photos, just as caps are. This “unequal treatment” has nothing do to with religious freedom, he argued. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Solar panels cut down on range anxiety in German compact EV
As electric power becomes more widespread, novel workarounds to minimize range anxiety are becoming more common. From fast charging to fuel cells, eking more mileage out of batteries will be crucial if electric cars are to win over devotees of gas and diesel. German company Sono Motors plans…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Aerovelo tops human-powered speed record with 89.59 mph bullet bike
Aerovelo has set a new human-powered speed record using its specially designed aero bike. Running at the World Human Powered Speed Challenge in Battle Mountain, Nevada, the egg-shaped Aerovelo Eta managed to hit 89.59 mph… Continue Reading Aerovelo tops human-powered speed record with 89.59…
BBC News – World
Azerbaijan votes on plan to boost presidential powers
Azerbaijanis vote in a referendum on constitutional changes that would further boost President Ilham Aliyev’s grip on power.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
No blood, just sweat and tears for diabetes care
Copper-based sensor capable of measuring glucose levels from body fluids other than blood.
TechCrunch
Chinese taxi-hailing giant Didi eyes bicycle sharing with its latest investment
 Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing company, may be about to get into bicycles. Bike sharing, to be precise. The company, which is in the process of finalizing its acquisition of Uber’s business unit in China, today revealed that it has invested in bike-sharing startup Ofo. Read More
DailyTech Main News Feed
EQ-Radio: A New Device for Wirelessly Detecting Emotions
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed a device that can detect a person’s emotions using wireless signals. “EQ-Radio” is a device designed to measure subtle changes in breathing and heart rhythms to accurately detect whether a person is excited, happy, or sad.
Cool Tools
Champion Mens Elite SmartTemp Boxer Briefs
I’ve been using these for about 3 years now and I love them. I’m a 71 year old male, weigh 200lb, hike 3 times a week, 4 to 8 miles. These are stretchy “bike short” like, and moisture wicking. Great for the hot and sweaty hiking here in Hawaii. They also keep one’s “personal parts” securely yet comfortably…
The Next Web
Adobe and Berkeley’s new smart editing tool will blow your mind
Over the years, Adobe’s excellent software has firmly established the company as one of the most influential sources of innovation in image manipulation and it seems the Photoshop-maker intends to keep things this way. The company has partnered up with researchers from the University of Berkeley to develop…
SlashGear
Samsung patent shows a stylus that’s also the smartphone speaker
Samsung apparently isn’t done innovating with the stylus. Or at least isn’t done having crazy ideas about them. A patent filed in March this year reveals its idea of a stylus that doubles as a smartphone speaker. But before you think it’s something as odd as ASUS’ Stylus Headset, it is both less and…
BBC News – World
France’s Hollande: UK must ‘play its part’ in Calais crisis
French President Francois Hollande visits Calais and says the “Jungle” migrant camp will be “completely, definitively dismantled”.
RT – Daily news
Powerful Russian supercomputer to ‘speak’ to any robotic system, no matter which manufacturer
Russia’s state United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) has designed a supercomputer tailored to operate all aerial, ground and sea robotic systems, no matter who produced them, which makes the cutting-edge solution also cost-saving. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Giant inflatable fish attacks man during epic half-time football show
LONDON — In Britain, football matches aren’t exactly known for their half-time entertainment. Normally everyone retreats inside for 15 minutes, grabs a drink and maybe a pie of some description, then heads back up to the stands again. But Derby Counts F.C. just set a new bar. SEE ALSO: Soccer-loving…
FiveThirtyEight
The Income Gap Began To Narrow Under Obama
This is In Real Terms, a weekly column analyzing the latest economic news. Comments? Criticisms? Ideas for future columns? Email me, or drop a note in the comments.Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump don’t agree on much. But there’s one theme that’s central to both of their campaigns: The U.S. economy too…
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Microsoft ‘surprised’ at PS4 Pro’s lack of 4K Blu-ray drive
Microsoft’s senior Xbox director, Albert Pinello, has told TechRadar he finds Sony’s decision not to include a 4K Blu-ray drive in its first 4K console, the PS4 Pro, “surprising”. Asked what he thought had driven Sony’s decision to not include a physical drive, Pinello said: “I would say it’s one of…
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Watch Pepper the robot learn how to catch a ball in a cup
Robots aren’t always so dextrous. They spend a lot of time falling over. Getting them to perform agility tasks that come naturally to humans can be hard to code, but they’re easy to demonstrate. That’s why engineers at the AI Lab of SoftBank Robotics have been teaching robots to learn how to perform…
WIRED
Good News: The Tech to Change Your Grandma’s Life Is Already Here
Now won’t somebody lead the mobility revolution? The post Good News: The Tech to Change Your Grandma’s Life Is Already Here appeared first on WIRED.
ArchDaily
How “Little Architect” is Connecting Children With the Future of Their Cities
Courtesy of Little Architect Little Architect is a program at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London. Created in 2013, the program is focused on teaching architecture to primary school age children, obtaining amazing results with more than 2,400 children from different…
BBC News – World
Japan scrambles jets over China flights along Miyako Straits
Japan says it scrambled fighter jets on Sunday after Chinese military aircraft flew between two southern Japanese islands.
Fast Company
Warehouse On Demand
Creators making physical stuff still need to package it up and ship it out. These companies remove most of the hassle at a fair price. Creators making physical stuff still need to package it up and ship it out. These companies remove most of the hassle at a fair price.The designers…
RT – Daily news
US wants to distract attention from coalition strike on Syria troops – Lavrov
The US and its Western partners are trying to steer the world’s attention away from their airstrikes on the Syrian Army by accusing Russia of attacking a UN humanitarian convoy outside Aleppo, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Russian television. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Oil markets cautiously optimistic ahead of output freeze talks
Crude prices rebounded slightly on Monday as OPEC and the world’s major producers meet this week in Algeria for output cap talks. Saudi Arabia’s reported offer to cut production to January levels has contributed to the rally. Read Full Article at RT.com
VentureBeat
Zomato acquires Sparse Labs to give restaurants and customers real-time delivery-tracking data
Restaurant search service Zomato has acquired fellow Indian company Sparse Labs, a logistics technology startup specializing in helping restaurants track delivery drivers, allocate orders to the most suitable delivery person based on location, and show customers where their order is in real time. Founded…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
The guardians of the genome protect DNA to increase seed lifespan
New research has identified crucial biological sensors that determine seed longevity and control germination. ATM and ATR proteins sense DNA damage in seeds and are essential factors that help plants retain correct genetic information stored in the seeds.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Shape-shifters found in the belt supergroup—revelations about tappania plana
The rise of eukaryotic organisms (organisms with complex cells, or a single cell with a complex structure) is still a mystery, but Zachary Adam (Harvard University) and colleagues have compelling evidence that Tappania plana may represent one of the earliest eukaryotic fossils. Well-preserved Tappania…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Scientists observe a surprising quantum effect when short light pulses interact with matter
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Controllable light-emitting materials to advance light sensing and nanomedicine
Dezeen
Olga Bielawska creates visual effects with marble for Veiled tables
London Design Festival 2016: Polish designer Olga Bielawska has used slices of marble to create the illusion of a table draped in striped silk (+ slideshow).(more…)
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: Aid reaches Madaya and other besieged towns
Aid has been delivered to four besieged towns in Syria for the first time in almost six months, the Red Cross says, but the bombardment of Aleppo continues.
Macworld
7 hidden features in macOS Sierra you may have missed
There’s a lot going on in macOS SierraSiri, Universal Clipboard, Auto Unlock with Apple Watch—these are just three of the features that Apple showcases for macOS Sierra, the latest version of the company’s Macintosh operating system that made its debut last Tuesday. We go over the marquee features in…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Turkish foreign minister says troops to move further into Syria
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.
Newswise: SciNews
National Ignition Facility Tops 400 Shots in FY16
On September 18, 2016, Lawrence Livermore’s National Ignition Facility performed its 400th experiment of fiscal year (FY) 2016. In comparison, the facility completed 356 experiments in FY15 and 191 experiments in FY14. NIF is on track to complete 415 experiments by the end of the fiscal year, more than…
Macworld
The best online backup service for securely encrypting your data
Many people resist backing up their data to an online backup service like MozyHome, Carbonite, or Backblaze because they worry their data will be poked through by company employees, hijacked by criminals, or provided to law enforcement or government agents without due process.  The sanctity of your…
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Strava to give away free New Balance sneakers, but there’s a 26.2-mile catch – CNET
Complete a marathon and run the second half faster than the first. That shouldn’t be too hard.
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Medical Marijuana Replaces More Dangerous Drugs
Insys Therapeutics, the Arizona-based pharmaceutical company that recently became the biggest financial supporter of the campaign against marijuana legalization in that state, makes an oral spray that delivers the opioid painkiller fentanyl and plans to market another one that contains dronabinol,…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Blackbodys luminous LED FIRE RING turns heads at London Design 2016
There is a lot to soak in at the London Design Festival, yet the sparkling FIRE RING display by Blackbody catches the eye immediately. Luminous OLED lights of varying colors hang delicately from overhead, mimicking the dance between warm and cool hues seen in a flickering flame. …
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Melting arctic ice allows luxury cruise ship to travel Northwest Passage for the first time
  For generations, the Northwest Passage connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans through the Canadian Artic was considered impossible to travel. Thick ice prevented ships from taking advantage of the potential sea route until Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen successfully navigated it in…
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Bloodhound’s land speed record revived by Chinese car giant
Bloodhound will, eventually, maybe, probably attempt to break the world land speed record next year. The project has been hit by countless delays, but new funding announced in July has, the team insists, put the dream of a 1,000MPH car back on track. Today, it’s announced a major new sponsor: Zhejiang…
Physics News
Physicists create nanoscale mirror with only 2000 atoms
Mirrors are the simplest means to manipulate light propagation. Usually, a mirror is a macroscopic object composed of a very large number of atoms. In the September 23th issue of the Physical …
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Transmission of new virus believed to occur between farmed and wild fish
In 2010, researchers found a new fish virus that was named piscine reovirus (PRV).
Mashable
David Beckham and Kevin Hart on a road trip together is as hilarious as you’d expect
LONDON — Welcome to the buddy movie you never knew you needed. As part of an advertising campaign for clothing retailer H&M, David Beckham and Kevin Hart have joined forces for a glorious five-minute adventure. SEE ALSO: At 21, David Beckham was a star player (and still looked like a goofy…
Digital Trends
Fans and players compete for stardom in the stadiums of the future
When I was a grade-schooler back in the early 1980s, many a fall Sunday afternoon was spent in the den, staring at a large box with little blue-clad men running around on it. My dad would curse at Phil Simms and we’d shout a sadistic “Yes!” after Lawrence Taylor ground an opposing quarterback into the…
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Samsung Galaxy S8 spec leak reveals 30MP camera and built-in projector
We’re likely still months away from the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8, but that hasn’t stopped someone leaking a full spec list, complete with pricing details.The leak, if accurate, points to a seriously impressive phone, with a 3.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon processor (likely the Snapdragon 830) and…
Architizer
The Ripple Effect: Free-Flowing Architecture Built to Stand Out
Free-flowing architectural forms are nothing new. For millennia designers have explored the potential of buildings and shapes that spiral, bend and arc. Whether concave, convex or somewhere in-between, these sinuous expressions imply movement while symbolizing organic and abstract relationships….
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Comfy aDream pods let you take a nap during long airport layovers
Designer Rafael Martin conceived aDream as a multi-functional furniture system that fits two mattresses on each side, a light, a drawer and a powder socket, all packed into small units that can be scattered throughout airport terminals. Functioning as micro hotel rooms, these structures can be installed…
Scientific American Content: Global
Grading the Presidential Candidates on Science
Scientific American evaluates responses from Clinton, Trump, Johnson and Stein to 20 questions — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
RT – Daily news
Russians expect long-term economic crisis but don’t fear its consequences – poll
Most Russians acknowledge that the country is facing a potentially lengthy economic crisis, but at the same time don’t expect to suffer any personal consequences such as redundancy or delays in salary payment in the near future as a result. Read Full Article at RT.com
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
FRANCE 24 exclusive: The last stand for Libya’s Oil Crescent
While filming a report about a militia leader allied with the internationally recognised Libyan government in Tripoli, FRANCE 24 journalists witnessed the takeover of a key oil terminal by troops under the command of the rebel general Khalifa Haftar.
RT – Daily news
‘I still have nightmares’: 13yo girl shot 5 times by Israeli soldiers speaks to RT
A 13-year-old girl who was shot five times by Israeli soldiers has told RT she is still haunted by the incident, and hopes that soldiers will restrain themselves from shooting other “innocent children.” Her father says he wants Israel to compensate his family. Read Full Article at RT.com
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Hubble views a colorful demise of a sun-like star
This image, taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows the colorful “last hurrah” of a star like our sun. The star is ending its life by casting off its outer layers of gas, which formed a cocoon around the star’s remaining core. Ultraviolet light from the dying star makes the material glow….
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Sounding rocket solves one cosmic mystery, reveals another
In the last century, humans realized that space is filled with types of light we can’t see – from infrared signals released by hot stars and galaxies, to the cosmic microwave background that comes from every corner of the universe. Some of this invisible light that fills space takes the form of X-rays,…
SlashGear
Robo C2 and R2 smart 3D printer are controlled via Robo app
A pair of new 3D printers have landed on Kickstarter looking for funding called the Robo C2 and the Robo R2. Both of the 3D printers are equipped with WiFi and are controlled via an app that allows you to print whatever you can dream up right from your smartphone. The printers both promise innovative…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Building a bionic spine
Enlarge / Behold, the stentrode. (credit: University of Melbourne) Australian neurologist Tom Oxley was on vacation in the US in November 2010 when he decided to do a bit of work. So he pitched an electrode array for reading brainwaves to the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (DARPA) Military…
The Verge – All Posts
This AI-written pop song is almost certainly a dire warning for humanity
Artificial intelligence has already been used to create a short film, snippets of angst-ridden poetry, and even the odd avant-garde melody. But the YouTube video above might just be the first pop song written by AI — and it’s almost certainly (probably) a dire warning for humanity. But what do these…
Dezeen
Inflatable black nightclub created by Bureau A for Federation of Swiss Architects
Swiss studio Bureau A created this inflatable PVC nightclub to host the annual party of the Federation of Swiss Architects (+ slideshow). (more…)
Newswise: SciNews
MD Anderson Cancer Center and Adaptimmune Form Strategic Alliance to Advance Development of Immunotherapies Targeting Multiple Cancers
Adaptimmune Therapeutics and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center announced today they have entered into a multi-year strategic alliance designed to expedite the development of novel adoptive T-cell therapies for multiple types of cancer.
Computerworld
Trump hotel chain fined over data breaches
Trump Hotel Collection has arrived at a settlement with New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman over hacks that are said to have led to the exposure of over 70,000 credit card numbers and other personal data. The hotel chain, one of the businesses of Republican presidential candidate Donald…
Slashdot
Boot Linux (or OpenBSD Or Oberon Or FreeDOS) In Your Browser
Long-time Slashdot reader DeQueue writes: Back in 2011 Fabrice Bellard, the initiator of the QEMU emulator, wrote a PC emulator in JavaScript that let you boot Linux in your browser. But he didn’t stop there. On his website he now has images that let you boot Oberon, Arch Linux, FreeDOS, OpenBSD, Solar…
The Verge – All Posts
First Click: Elon Musk’s journey to Mars, DJI’s foldable drone, and more in the week ahead
This week will be a huge week for flying machines both big and small with SpaceX and DJI hosting events on Tuesday. If the rumors are correct, we’ll see DJI reveal Mavic; a 4K drone with a two-axis gimbal that reportedly folds up for easy transport. At a rumored 1.43 pounds it would be DJI’s lightest…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
‘Nudging’ people in the right direction results in healthier eating
Research has shown that, when restaurants and stores implement a few simple strategies, people are more inclined to make good food choices.
Latest Items from TreeHugger
These spectacular ‘mirror spiders’ have shapeshifting silver abdomens
These are spiders with a big ‘wow’ factor.
Reason.com Full Feed
Trump’s Threat to the Constitution: New at Reason
For a Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump has shown an unprecedented aptitude for alienating Republicans. Mitt Romney isn’t voting for him. George W. Bush has declined to endorse him. George H.W. Bush reportedly will vote for Hillary Clinton. Many people in his party have repudiated Trump’s…
Mashable
Watch Qiantang River’s huge tidal wave crash, as spectators scramble to safety
People have been going to the shore of the Qiantang river in Zhejiang for hundreds of years during the Mid-Autumn Festival, to witness the extra-high tidal bore rising up over the harbour. The high tide usually hits on the eighteenth day of the Chinese lunar calendar’s eighth month. In this video,…
Mashable
India’s space agency launches 8 satellites into 2 orbits
In a major milestone, the Indian Space Organisation (ISRO) today successfully launched a total of eight satellites into two orbits. This is the first time ISRO has launched payload satellites in two orbits, a rare feat for any space agency. SEE ALSO: India’s space agency launches 20 satellites in a…
Lifehacker
Focusmusic.fm Is Simple, Minimal, and Streams Music to Work To
Music for productivity comes in various forms, but if you’re the type who enjoys non-vocal electronica in the background while you get stuff done, Focusmusic.fm delivers. Best of all, it’s in a simple, minimal interface with few controls and no playlists or other tools to distract you. I’ve been using…
Digital Trends
Don’t like the look of this unusual new phone? The company really doesn’t mind
This is the Uhans U300 smartphone, and it’s OK not to like it. In fact, the Chinese company isn’t bothered at all if you don’t. It’s a most unusual approach when we’re bombarded by phones (and many other products) that are rather faceless, or have had design flairs from early concepts removed to make…
The Awesomer
Noodle Physics Simulation
LinkWe’re not quite sure why we find this CGI simulation of noodles being tossed about so satisfying, but we do. Somebody needs to turn this into a video game where the objective is to transfer all the noodles from the bowl to the glass using only that fork. We’d buy that. More Awesome Stuff: Flintstones…
Dezeen
Rogers Stirk Harbour’s £160 million cancer treatment centre opens at London hospital
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed a dedicated cancer treatment centre at Guy’s Hospital in London, which welcomes its first patients today. (more…)
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Big Soda goes to war against proposed Soda Tax in San Francisco
A proposed soda tax is officially on the ballet this November for the city of San Francisco. Proponents of the tax hope they can make up for lost ground after a similar measure failed two years ago, yet the soda industry isn’t going down without a fight. In 2014, the soda…
SlashGear
Sol Republic Relays Sport Wireless headphones won’t fall out
Sol Republic has some new headphones that it calls the ultimate sports headphones. The issue for people who are really into sports and want to listen to music at the same time is that normal headphones fall out of the ears with lots of activity. Sol Republic says that it spent two years doing the research…
WIRED
12 Things to Watch Before They Leave Netflix in October
A classic science-fiction trilogy, Billy Zane’s comic book movie, and some classic horror will all be gone from the service by the end of the month. The post 12 Things to Watch Before They Leave Netflix in October appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
China’s Massive High Speed Rail Makes a Massive Mess
Even as China’s high-speed rail system connects people, it divides communities. The post China’s Massive High Speed Rail Makes a Massive Mess appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
10 Hyper-Specific Instagram Accounts to Thrill Your Inner Design Nerd
Instagram accounts dedicated to the scrupulous documentation of just one subject can be like weird, virtual museums—and we love them. The post 10 Hyper-Specific Instagram Accounts to Thrill Your Inner Design Nerd appeared first on WIRED.
PCWorld
4 scanning apps for easily digitizing your documents
Every productivity strategy needs a solution for digitizing paper documents. Fortunately, that doesn’t necessarily require you to plunk down hundreds of dollars on a desktop scanner. Thanks to our smartphone cameras, we’re all walking around with handheld scanners in our pockets. All you need to unlock…
ArchDaily
Could We Soon Be Living in a Metamaterial World?
Simply put, metamaterials are materials that behave according to their structure, rather than their base material composition. By manipulating their internal microstructures, metamaterials can exhibit properties that would not otherwise be found in a naturally occurring…
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: US and UK speeches ‘unacceptable’ – Russia
Russia criticises the US and UK for using “unacceptable” rhetoric in speeches on Syria at the UN, after being accused of “barbarism”.
BBC News – World
France’s Hollande: Jungle camp to be demolished by end of year
French President Francois Hollande visits Calais and says the “Jungle” migrant camp will be “definitively, entirely and rapidly dismantled” by the end of the year.
Archinect – News
GKD Metal Mesh Plays Disappearing Act On Interior Office Building
This post is brought to you by GKD Metal Fabrics. White GKD metal fabric plays a disappearing act on the interior of a commercial office building in Toronto, Canada. With sharp geometric lines and vibrant white walls set against concrete floors and metal railings, a few red bucket chairs starkly break…
Fast Company
5 Steps To Harness Your Brain’s Unconscious Decision-Making Powers
Yes, “sleeping on it” actually works. Here’s how to make it work even better. Yes, “sleeping on it” actually works. Here’s how to make it work even better.”Have you not noticed that, often, what was dark and perplexing to you the night before,” the inventor Alexander Graham Bell…
Reason.com Full Feed
National Study Debunks Helena Smoking Ban Miracle (Again)
If the people who promote the idea that smoking bans immediately slash heart attacks were interested in the truth, as opposed to another argument for a policy they already support, a study published this month in the journal Medical Care Research and Review would make them retract that outlandish,…
RT – Daily news
‘Pardon Snowden!’ Hong Kong refugees march on US consulate (PHOTOS)
Refugees and activists protested in Hong Kong on Sunday calling for the pardon of whistleblower Edward Snowden. Read Full Article at RT.com
Man of Many
Supercharged SUV – Lamborghini Urus
The Lamborghini Urus, long believed to go the way of many concept cars and never make it to the production stage, looks set to become reality from 2018. First revealed as a concept car back in 2012, the Urus will become the third model to hit the production line at the new Lamborghini factory at their…
Popular Mechanics
What is happening with today’s nutrition research?
The sugar industry paid off scientists in the 1960s. What about nutrition research today? ResearchGate spoke with the chief scientific adviser… The post What is happening with today’s nutrition research? appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
3D nanoprinting improves performance of atomic force microscopes
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Therapon Develops New Nanoparticles with UV Protection in 5,000 SPF Range
Therapon’s R & D team has developed UV radiation absorbing silicon particle based on quantum physics properties. The nanoparticles have proven to trap up to 98 percent of the full sun energy…
Digital Trends
The first Samsung phone with 6GB of RAM is rumored to come soon
We may be very close to the first Samsung phone with 6GB of RAM inside being announced. The Galaxy C9 is rumored as coming soon, and may up the memory count to that of the OnePlus 3. That’s right, even the Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, and the massive (and a bit explodey) Galaxy Note 7 have 4GB of RAM…
The Sweethome
The Best Fireproof Document Safe
Everyone has crucial documents—birth certificates, passports, old photographs, and more—that would be difficult or impossible to replace in the event of a disaster. For things you need easy access to, a fireproof document safe can make more sense than an off-site security deposit box. After subjecting…
Newswise: SciNews
New Study Describes What Happens When the Brain Is Artificially Stimulated
Stimulating the brain via electricity or other means may help ease symptoms of various neurological and psychiatric disorders, with the method already used to treat conditions from epilepsy to depression. But what really happens when doctors zap the brain?
Newswise: SciNews
Energy Award Supports Research on New Method of Making Ammonia
University of Arkansas engineering professor Lauren Greenlee and her colleagues at Case Western Reserve and Pennsylvania State universities have received a $599,373 award from the U.S. Department of Energy to study an alternative method for making ammonia.
Mashable
John Oliver uses gross raisin cookies to demonstrate what a Trump presidency would be like
Monday night marks the first presidential debate of the 2016 election, and John Oliver warns that both candidates come with their faults — but “not being as bad as Donald Trump is a low bar to clear.” Oliver has spoken out against Trump before, but on the eve on what is expected to be a pinnacle…
RT – Daily news
Russian radar data shows no missile attack on MH17 from rebel side, indicates Ukraine involvement
Newly discovered raw data picked up by a civilian radar station on the day of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash shows no signs of a missile being fired at the plane from territory controlled by rebels, the Russian military and radar producer said. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Awesomer
Cache Belt
Price: $20-$95  | BuyWazoo Survival Gear’s smartly designed belt can pack a complete survival and utility kit in its band. It works as a money belt, and is available loaded with cords, zip ties, safety pins, bandages, trail markers, a compass, bottle opener, and much more. More Awesome Stuff:…
FiveThirtyEight
Significant Digits For Monday, Sept. 26, 2016
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news.Tonight is debate night, so be sure to check the site this evening for a FiveThirtyEight live blog. I’ll be on ABC News’s digital stream of the debate shortly after 8 p.m. eastern. 2nd highest of all time“Fruit…
Mobile Magazine
Layer3 TV Start-up Pay TV Service Attracts High-profile Video Customers
Layer3 is that mysterious pay TV company that is now focused on packaged top channels in souped-up set-top boxes despite the recent move of technology to cordless cable and TV services. And it’s now targeting the more high-end video customers as well. You could say that they’re more of a channel package…
Mobile Magazine
Meet Sewbo: The Smart Sewing Robot
Sewbo is a sewing-machine-like machine with a smart robotic arm and is the first robot that can assemble and sew together a complete item of clothing. It was created by Seattle-based web developer Jonathan Zornow. This robot could spell the end to slave labor sweatshops that manufacture low-cost garments…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Sanne Visser unveils super-strong rope bags made from human hair
https://vimeo.com/171334044 While it may sound disturbing at first, hair actually has a number of properties which make it perfect for use in yarn: it has a high tensile strength, is thermally insulating, flexible, lightweight, and oil-absorbent. A single human hair can hold up to 100 grams…
Techbargains.com
MARSEE ZeroX 8W Wireless Bluetooth Speaker w/ Mic & 8 hours of play time $18.99
MARSEE ZeroX 8W Wireless Bluetooth Speaker w/ Mic & 8 hours of play time $18.99
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Lenovo’s biometric laptops are about to give passwords the finger
Lenovo has got together with a trio of other tech companies to bring fingerprint authentication based on FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) standards to its laptops such as the Yoga convertible range.As mentioned, the PC vendor is teaming up with three other firms: Synaptics for its Natural ID fingerprint sensor,…
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: US and UK rhetoric ‘unacceptable’ – Russia
Russia criticises the US and UK for using “unacceptable” rhetoric in speeches on Syria at the UN, after being accused of “barbarism”.
WIRED
The Two-Foot-Wide Starfish That’ll Ruin Your Day
The crown of thorns starfish’s spikes not only pierce flesh, but come loaded with a toxin that will make you say, “Oh, so I wasn’t supposed to touch that?” The post The Two-Foot-Wide Starfish That’ll Ruin Your Day appeared first on WIRED.
The Gadget Flow
LifeSmart Smart Lighting Kit
The LifeSmart Light Bulb is capable of producing over 16 million color schemes with adjustable brightness and preset lighting sets. It provides flexibility to create the perfect ambiance to any room. Paired with the LifeSmart App and the Smart Station, you have full control over a wide array of smart…
The Gadget Flow
SitGo Portable Seat
There are times when you will be on your feet all day. Events and locations such as theme parks, shopping lines, tours, commuter trains, sporting events, concerts and more require you to stand without the option of a mobile resting solution. With its small footprint, the SitGo provides users a way to…
The Gadget Flow
Ignite Impulse Pocket Arclighter 2
Introducing the all new and improved Impulse Pocket Lighter 2! Powered by the latest ArcLighter Technology, the flameless arc is now whisper-quiet yet just as powerful in a great looking compact zinc alloy shell with a ceramic head and rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery. All of this fits in the palm of…
The Gadget Flow
Holo-Z – Holograms For Your Lifestyle Smartphone, iPad, TV and More
Holo-z phone is the first 3D printed support hologram for your smartphone. Plug your Holo-z phone to a smartphone and launch Youtube or the Holo-z application. HOLO-Z was designed with some incredible features. The design is 3D printed by «Sculpteo» society. The unique attachable system of the device…
The Gadget Flow
Lifesmart Wireless Camera
The LifeSmart Wireless Camera lets you keep a tab on what’s happening in- and around your home via the LifeSmart App – anytime, anywhere. Simply view the live stream on your mobile device. Keep an eye on your family, pets or the office 24 hours a day. Rotate freely around two axes, with a Horizontal…
The Gadget Flow
X-Flex Slim Wallet RFID
The X-Flex Slim Wallet is a slim style wallet with an extendable X-Flex pocket to store all sorts of essentials. It can be used as a business card holder, full-time wallet, and many more options. The main section features a pull tab for easy storage of cards and money, while the outside front pocket…
New Scientist – Online news
World must resist pressure to lift ban on trade in rhino horn
Allowing seized and farmed rhino horn to be traded to fund conservation measures will simply encourage more poaching, says Richard Schiffman
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Grass-roofed arches and planted terraces bring nature into this modern bazaar in India
Avadh Shilpgram contains nearly 200 craft shops, some of which are air-conditioned; craft courts; a dormitory hostel; auditorium, and food court. The walled bazaar’s layout is organized along a centrally placed spiral that culminates into a tight curl with an open plaza at the center. The spiral comprises…
RT – Daily news
Swiss don’t want Italians to ‘steal’ their jobs, referendum shows
A southern Swiss canton where over 60,000 Italians come across the border for work has voted to force companies in the area to give preferences to local workers. The so-called ‘frontalieri’ are accused by the Swiss of driving down wages. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Next Web
How the world consumes technology
Humans. Besides our opposable thumbs, we have something else in common… our obsession with technology. Generally speaking, we are without a doubt 100 percent consumed by the technology around us. All day. Every day. But what we do with that technically is completely different from that of our neighbor….
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Macworld
Picture Keeper Connect review: Simple photo backup for the entire family
It’s shameful how Apple provides only 5GB of free iCloud storage to customers, no matter how many devices they own. It’s simply not enough space for all the photos and videos we shoot these days. Now there’s a plug-and-play solution that takes the burden of backing up personal media off of the Cupertino-based…
Geek.com
Bike company finds printing a TV on their boxes minimizes shipping damage
It doesn’t matter how well-made a product is, if it gets damaged during shipping the customer will not be happy. And shipping is a game of chance. You’re relying on every single person […]
Ars Technica
Bloodhound SSC partners with Geely to break the world land speed record
Enlarge (credit: Stefan Marjoram ) On Monday morning, the Zhejiang Geely Holding Group—which owns Chinese car brand Geely as well as Volvo and the London Taxi Company—announced that it is now the main sponsor and official automotive partner of the Bloodhound SSC land speed record project. The three-year…
VentureBeat
FreshDirect raises $189 million to push its online grocery delivery service into new markets
Online grocery delivery service FreshDirect has raised a chunky $189 million in a round led by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, with participation from W Capital and AARP Innovation Fund, among others. Launched in 2002, FreshDirect delivers fresh food to homes and businesses across five states in the U.S….
Latest news
Google’s Project Loon: Now AI can steer its 4G-beaming balloons to right part of sky
Google’s Project Loon’s navigation system gets a dose of artificial intelligence to improve its wind-prediction capabilities.
Dezeen
Santiago Calatrava plans Zurich office block with 1000 bicycle parking spaces
Architect Santiago Calatrava is set to create a grass-topped office block on the plaza in front of his Stadelhofen Station in Zurich with public parking for 1000 bicycles on the ground level. (more…)
Architizer
The Architects’ Laptop: Natoma Architects Harnesses Revit and Rhino to Reinvent the Student Village in Berkeley
For Stanley Saitowitz, it is critical that beauty and practicality go hand in hand, both in the architecture studio and on the construction site. “We’re really visual people, so to have objects that are beautiful is a big plus for us,” says the principal of Natoma Architects, reflecting on the…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Pulsar discovered in an ultraluminous X-ray source
(Phys.org)—A team of European astronomers has discovered a new pulsar in a variable ultraluminous X-ray source (ULX) known as NGC 7793 P13. The newly found object is the third ultraluminous X-ray pulsar detected so far, and also the fastest-spinning one. The findings are detailed in a paper published…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
70 million more firearms added to US gun stock over past 20 years, study says
The estimated number of privately-owned guns in America grew by more than 70 million—to approximately 265 million—between 1994 and 2015, and half of that gun stock is owned by only 3 percent of the population, according to a comprehensive national survey co-led by Northeastern University.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Click and declick of amine and thiol coupling reaction
(Phys.org)—A group of researchers from the University of Texas have developed a sequential, two-step amine and thiol coupling reaction via click chemistry using a derivative of Meldrum’s acid. This reaction is reversible using what the authors term a “declick” reaction, and the original amine and thiol…
Gizmodo
A Skateboard Made From Bulletproof Glass Must Be Indestructible
The last time the amateur scientists at Braille Skateboarding tested a deck made from a sheet of glass, it shattered as soon as they stepped on it. But when it was upgraded to bulletproof glass instead, not surprisingly, the second attempt at making a see-through skateboard was far more durable—almost…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Berkeley Lab Develops 3D Racetrack for Electrons in Nanoscale Crystal Slices
A unique 3D racetrack for electrons in extremely thin slices of a nanomaterial has been developed by researchers. This nanomaterial was created at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley…
DailyTech Main News Feed
Apple’s Siri Speaker is a Game Changer
Looks like Siri will be getting her own smart speaker. Reports point to Apple working on a home device that and with Siri to control the lights, appliances and other connected products in the home.
Reason.com Full Feed
Against Democracy and Elitism
Whenever we libertarians point out democracy’s perverse incentives (as I do here) we risk being accused of elitism. However, those who assume that the only alternative to rule by the people is rule by an aristocracy reveal a tragically incomplete awareness of the choices before us. Rather than choose…
Popular Science
A Sea Of Plastic
Environment How scientists and entrepreneurs are tackling the growing problem of our ocean’s trash Gyres. Accumulation zones. Garbage patches. Plastics are threatening to overwhelm our oceans.
Motherboard RSS Feed
How the One Percent Pays to See a Doctor Faster Than You
I’d seen this many times before: a generic travel poster promising jewel-toned, turquoise seas washing over dazzling coral-white sands. A pair of flawless sun-bronzed legs were framed by a cobalt-blue sky and lush, tropical foliage.But the advertising slogan that dominated it was jarring. “SUN SEA AND…
Curbed National
Zurich is the world’s most sustainable city
No city in the United States made the top 25 in the 2016 Sustainable Cities Index It’s official: Zurich—the Swiss capital known for its high quality of life, popular public transit system, and thriving finance industry—is top of the 2016 Sustainable Cities Index. Compiled by the Dutch engineering firm…
GearHungry
Swiss+Tech 20-in-1 Bicycle Multitool Kit
Throw a spare tube and a Swiss+Tech 20-in-1 Bicycle Multitool Kit into your bike’s saddle bag and you’re essentially set for anything the road could throw at you. The slim tool includes two tire levers for changing a flat, a chain tool, five spoke wrenches, a pair of screwdrivers, seven hex drivers,…
Physics Forums Insights
Spectral Standard Model and String Compactifications
  The Connes-Lott-Chamseddine-Barrett model is the observation that the standard model of particle physics — as a classical action functional, but including its coupling to gravity and subsuming a fair bit of fine detail —  may succinctly be encoded in terms of operator algebraic data called a “spectral…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Will the hack of 500 million Yahoo accounts get everyone to protect their passwords?
Yahoo has confirmed that account information of around 500 million users was stolen by hackers in 2014. This hack, which Yahoo blamed on a foreign “state-sponsored actor”, could have been part of, or following on from, an earlier breach in 2012 in which 450,000 accounts were compromised.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Scientists find social media provides proxy measurement of pollution 
Residents of China’s megacities who post comments about air quality to social media can give environmental scientists a window into pollution levels there.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
An algorithm for taxi sharing
Researchers in Uruguay have developed an evolutionary algorithm to allow a smart city to facilitate efficient taxi sharing to cut an individual’s transport costs as well as reduce congestion and traffic pollution. Details are outlined in the International Journal of Metaheuristics.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Soil modelling to help curb climate change
Soil is a major carbon pool, whose impact on climate change is still not fully understood. According to a recent study, however, soil carbon stocks and could be modelled more accurately by factoring in the impacts of both soil nutrient status and soil composition. Determining the volume of carbon dioxide…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Removing gender bias from algorithms
Machine learning is ubiquitous in our daily lives. Every time we talk to our smartphones, search for images or ask for restaurant recommendations, we are interacting with machine learning algorithms. They take as input large amounts of raw data, like the entire text of an encyclopedia, or the entire…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Veggievore fish of the Triassic
Fish have a bit of a boring reputation among many vertebrate paleontologists–too many bones, too hard to identify, not as charismatic as dinosaurs, etc., etc. But, this is entirely undeserved (and I say that as a dinosaur paleontologist, too)! The ins and outs of fish evolution are truly fascinating,…
Mashable
Girl’s drawing of the work week shows she clearly has life figured out
Some kids have it all figured out. For example, one Redditor’s 11-year-old daughter drew an accurate drawing of everyone’s emotional journey through the work week. SEE ALSO: Kid writes essay about her true hero who conquered adversity: Darth Vader Who hasn’t felt the despair of Monday, the quiet…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Plex and Amazon are teaming up to beam you content from the cloud
Honestly, the words Home Theater PC are scary to a lot of cinephiles. Sure, they too want to watch content wherever they go without a subscription fee, but the idea of setting up and, worse, maintaining a media server is just too much for them.So in an effort to lower the barrier to entry, Plex is doing…
Digital Trends
New research center is dedicated to engineering cells into living machines
The Golden State will soon house its own “blue-sky” bioengineering center thanks to a healthy grant from the National Science Foundation. Based at the University of California, San Francisco, the $24 million Center for Cellular Construction will be used to study and promote cellular engineering, a young…
Computerworld
AirPods: Just as bad as you thought they’d be
Thanks to a friend who worships at the church of Apple, I’ve gotten my first look at Apple’s AirPods. They’re just as annoying as I’d expected.To catch you up on the story, Apple dumped the headphone jack in iPhone 7. Why? Was there a change.org petition to get rid of old, working technology? Nope.According…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Save 73% On A-Audio Legacy Noise Cancelling Headphones [Deals]
For a limited time you can get A-Audio Legacy Noise Cancelling Headphones with 3-Stage Technology in our Nerd Approved Deals Store for $79 (73% off) with free shipping! Built with 40mm drivers, powerful circuitry, and anti-vibration aluminum for a power-backed soundstage, the A-Audio Legacy Over-Ear…
RT – Daily news
Iranian banks to issue credit cards for first time
The Central Bank of Iran is allowing local financial institutions to issue credit cards for the first time in the Islamic Republic’s history, reports the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA). Read Full Article at RT.com
ArchDaily
White Elephants: Over-Budget, Unsuccessful, and Embarrassing Architecture Projects From Around the World
Not every piece of architecture can be an economic and social success. But there is one dreaded term reserved for only the mot wasteful of projects: “white elephants.” The term comes from a story of the kings of Siam, now Thailand, who would reportedly gift sacred albino elephants to courtiers…
Curbed National
How Finland fixes homelessness by giving people homes
Can the country’s housing-first model work in the U.S.? Finland’s approach to addressing homelessness is simple: give people a stable home first, then address the issues that put them at risk for homelessness in the first place, like treating drug addiction or providing job training. The numbers also…
PCWorld
Akitio Thunder3 Duo Pro review: External RAID that’s as fast as internal SATA
Want internal SATA speed without having to pry open your computer? Well, it will cost you, but Akitio’s $400 Thunder3 Duo Pro external RAID enclosure (which you can find for $353 on Amazon) will do the trick and then some. With two drive bays, and the ability to function in RAID 0 (fast/striped), RAID…
RT – Daily news
Secrecy behind UK public spending could be protecting the corrupt – report
Britain’s culture of secrecy and information denial around public spending could be fueling widespread corruption, according to a hard-hitting report by Transparency International. Read Full Article at RT.com
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Jet Black iPhones Face Global Shortage as New Color Proves Difficult to Manufacture
Apple’s new Jet Black color is a popular choice among early iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus adopters, but the new models face a global shortage as the new high-gloss finish has proven challenging for the company’s manufacturers. Jet Black models suffer from a low casing production yield rate of 60-70%,…
CNET News.com
Register to vote, the Google Doodle way – CNET
The search engine giant wants to get you set up to get to the ballot box.
Latest news
Partnerships between startups and large companies key to ‘smart disruption’: Optus
An Optus report concludes that big established companies and startups should form mutually-beneficial relationships in order to thrive in the digital age.
Scientific American Content: Global
Trump Picks Top Climate Skeptic to Lead EPA Transition
Choosing Myron Ebell means Trump plans to drastically reshape climate policies  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Phys.org: Physics News
How to merge two black holes in a simple way
The merger of two black holes, such as the one which produced the gravitational waves discovered by the LIGO Observatory, is considered an extremely complex process that can only be simulated by the world’s most powerful supercomputers. However, two theoretical physicists from the University of Barcelona…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
What is a debris flow?
Landslides constitute one of the most destructive geological hazards in the world today. One of the main reasons for this is because of the high speeds that slides can reach, up to 160 km/hour (100 mph). Another is the fact that these slides can carry quite a bit of debris with them that serve to amplify…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Bright binocular nova discovered in Lupus
On September 20, a particular spot in the constellation Lupus the Wolf was blank of any stars brighter than 17.5 magnitude. Four nights later, as if by some magic trick, a star bright enough to be seen in binoculars popped into view. While we await official confirmation, the star’s spectrum, its tattle-tale…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Video: Zombie vortices in protoplanetary disks and their roles in star and planet formation
The understanding of the early stages of planet formation from a disk of orbiting particles is an ongoing challenge for astrophysics and planetary science. Dr. Marcus will address the importance of instabilities in the particle disk as a link in the planetary formation chain.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researcher develops intelligent encryption libraries
Sometimes, when two people or software applications are communicating via the Internet, a third party is listening. Cryptographic protocols could prevent this situation, but software developers often find it difficult to correctly integrate them into applications. This is the reason why researchers at…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
A day in the park–tracking mercury with dragonfly larvae
Mercury is a toxic element that can adversely impact human and wildlife health. And while it can be found as an introduced pollutant in the environment, it can also occur naturally. Mercury enters the environment from coal burning, mining processes and medical waste—primarily through atmospheric deposition,…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Horses found able to use symbols to convey their desire for a blanket
A team of researchers at Norwegian University of Life Sciences has found that horses are capable of reading symbols on a sign and using them to convey a desire—whether they want a blanket put on them or not. The researchers have written a paper describing their efforts with the horses and have had it…
The Next Web
This awesome webcam filter turns real life into the Matrix
Believe it or not, there’s now an awesome webcam app that makes even Snapchat filters look lame. Built by developer-turned-designer Josh Beckwith, Temporalis is an interactive webcam filter that turns real life into the Matrix — and it’s so much fun. All you have to do is pose in front of your camera…
Digital Trends
You may soon be able to fly farther, faster, and cheaper thanks to new Airbus planes
Some new planes could permit airlines to offer some new routes for frequent flyers. Thanks to the introduction of new Airbus aircraft, a couple of airlines may soon be exploring uncharted territory — at least, for them. Both Hawaiian Holdings and JetBlue Airways are celebrating the release of the Airbus…
Computerworld
IDG Contributor Network: How NOT to manage passwords
The only good thing about really dumb mistakes is that they generally cause you to focus on the things you need to improve by pinpointing the errors in the way you work or think. Anything that you can do that helps you to deliberately pay attention to the kind of errors that you make from time to time…
Gizmodo
Keep Your Home Network Up and Running With This Discounted Power Supply
Today only, Amazon’s running a Gold Box deal on various APC products, including all-time low prices on a pair of surge protectors, plus a UPS backup power supply that can keep your wireless network running for hours in the event of a power outage.Read more…
Architizer
NYC This Week: Nieto Sobejano Aquitectos, Archtober and Design by the People
ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN–RELATED EVENTS HAPPENING IN NEW YORK CITY THIS WEEK (SEPTEMBER 26 TO OCTOBER 2), HANDPICKED BY THE EDITORS AT ARCHITIZER Left to right: Floating House by MOS Architects and Hy-fi by The Living, both participants in “Work in Progress” at the Storefront for Art and Architecture…
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Young Architect Guide: 6 Ways the Web Can Help Empower Architects
This past August marked a quarter of a century since the first ever website was published by Tim Berners-Lee, the architect of the World Wide Web. Since then, the internet has become almost as integral to our everyday lives as the air we breathe. It is vital to almost every business on the planet,…
Popular Science
How Little Vibrations Break Big Rockets
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Watching Molecular Machines at Work
An international team of scientists from Austria, Germany and the US has combined newly developed techniques in electron microscopy and protein assembly to elucidate how cells regulate one of the most important steps in cell division. The latest paper in a series of four is now published online in Molecular…
The Verge – All Posts
Can virtual reality help us talk politics online?
The more remote someone feels, the less human they seem. This is the driving force behind large parts of what is wrong with communicating on the internet, and it often makes talking about politics on the internet a special kind of hell. But virtual reality, theoretically, can make people on opposite…
RT – Daily news
India overtakes South Korea in automobile production
With 2.57 million cars produced in the first seven months of the year, India has become the world’s fifth-largest carmaker. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The next BIG thing in shipping containers: housing on a barge
Does it make sense? Who knows, but it’s floating fun
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Gunman wounds two in Paris suburb supermarket
A man in his sixties opened fire on shoppers outside a supermarket near Paris on Monday, severely injuring two people before fleeing the scene, police sources said. The incident is not believed to be connected to terrorism.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Dutch parliament votes to shut down all of the country’s coal plants
The Dutch parliament voted Thursday night to shutter the nation’s coal industry in order to achieve a 55-percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions by 2030. The vote, which is not yet binding, would require shutting down the five coal power plants currently operating in the Netherlands, three of which just…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Brilliant Sun Memories Lamp lets you record and “replay” your favorite light
Related: Solar-powered Lucy reflects sunlight indoors to brighten any room + Olive Creative Lab + London Design Festival Images via Mike Chino for Inhabitat and Olive Creative Lab
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2 Chemicals Together May Knock Out Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes
The CDC reports that spraying a controversial insecticide and applying larvicide may be best tools for combating local Zika — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Cool Material
Bump Is a Phone Charger and a Battery
With all the Instagramming, Facebooking, e-mailing, Tweeting, etc., most of us aren’t more than a few feet from a charger or a battery pack at all times, but you can simplify that process because Bump is a charger and a battery. Available in four different colors (black, blue, magenta, red), and built…
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10 of the best Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge cases
10 of the best Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge casesSamsung has been showing-off futuristic bendable phones for years, but it wasn’t until the Galaxy S6 Edge arrived in 2015 that we started believing that the smartphone could have a future beyond straight sides and flat screens. However, there’s more to the second-gen…
Digital Trends
Mercedes dresses its electric Urban eTruck concept in some sleek bodywork
Back in July, Daimler revealed the Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck, an all-electric concept vehicle pitched as an alternative to today’s short-range diesel commercial trucks. That version wasn’t quite ready for prime time, though, as it was just a bare chassis and cab with no bodywork. The completed Urban…
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Steam Your Wrinkled Clothes–Even on the Road–For Just $16
Steaming your clothes might not get them as crisp as ironing, but it does a decent enough job in a fraction of the time, and for $16, why not? It’s even small enough to pack away in your suitcase.Read more…
HolyCool.net
Wooden iMac Stand by Samdi
This wooden stand holder works with many kinds of computer, especially for iMac. With its beautifully-designed shape, it is steady to hold your computer monitor as a stand on desk or floor, and you can use it at home and office. The biggest advantage would be that you will be able to free up valuable…
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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
Gizmodo
Put an Entire Arcade on Your Desk With These Immaculately Detailed Miniature Replicas
There was a time when playing video games with your friends meant visiting your local arcade and crowding around a Pac-Man or Galaga machine. Those days are long gone, but for around $30 a pop, you can relive some of that nostalgia and build your own tiny arcade with these highly-detailed miniature replicas.Read…
CNET News.com
Takata’s airbags rupture by the hundreds during testing – Roadshow
Even though the number may seem small, it wouldn’t be that insignificant if it’s in your car.
The Next Web
Vocal biomarkers could be the future of diagnostic medicine
In the future, speaking may be all that’s required to diagnose health issues. Beyond Verbal, an Israeli company specializing in analyzing emotion from vocal intonation, is set to launch a platform today that could be the first step in doing just that. The Beyond mHealth Research Platform could usher…
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Virtual Reality – An Exploration of Invisible Worlds | John McGhee | TEDxUNSW
Imagine you are walking along the interior lining of a real human artery. To your right is a sharp drop into sticky red substance, to your left is a living, breathing wall. You dodge ominous black cancer cells twice your size and wriggle your way through mucus-like tumors. John McGhee’s talk takes us…
Gizmodo
Facebook Censors Palestinian Journalists for No Reason
Over the weekend, Facebook scrambled to make things right after mistakenly locking out administrators from two of the most widely read Palestinian news outlets.Read more…
Cool Material
8 Insanely Easy One-Pan Meals
One-pan meals are our favorite culinary experiments for a few reasons: They’re (usually) simple to throw together, cleanup is minimal; and because the flavors in the pan generally have more time to get “comfortable” with each other, they usually wind up being delicious. If you’re constantly working or…
RT – Daily news
London cop investigated for racism after row with pro-Kurdish protester (VIDEO)
A London police officer is being investigated by Scotland Yard for alleged racism after he told a pro-Kurdish protester, “You don’t tell me what to do in my country” during a verbal confrontation with demonstrators. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Damascus has proof US talked to ISIS militants ahead of airstrike on Syrian forces – lawmaker
Damascus has a recording of conversations between the American military and Islamic State terrorists ahead of the US-led coalition airstrike that hit Syrian troops near Deir ez-Zor on September 17, the speaker of the People’s Council of Syria said. Read Full Article at RT.com
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PlayStation 4 Slim review: Wait for the PS4 Pro if you can
After selling over 40 million consoles, Sony is refreshing the PlayStation 4. That starts with the PlayStation 4 Slim, available now for $299, along with the PlayStation VR headset (out next month) and the higher-powered PS4 Pro, which comes out in November. Sony has said that the PlayStation 4 Slim…
Deals
Score One of Your Favorite Gaming Keyboards For $82
If you’re willing to wait out a backorder, $82 is within a couple bucks of the best price Amazon’s ever listed on the Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2016 gaming keyboard.Read more…
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HOLOGRAPHIC HAMMER DESIGNS
Holographic Hammer is a recently created design studio that aims to provide innovative design for motorcycles. One of its creators is a former BMW Motorrad designer, he?s no stranger to getting his hands on a project from beginning to end, from design to actually building it. Their main focus is to sell…
PCWorld
These new features in Office 365 help users work smarter
Microsoft is going big on features powered by machine learning in its productivity services, with the announcement of a handful of updates to Office 365 on Monday. As part of its Ignite conference in Atlanta, Georgia, the company unveiled a set of new capabilities for Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel…
The Verge – All Posts
The US will need to expand its climate change plans to meet Paris agreement goals
Earlier this month, the United States ratified the Paris climate accord. But new research shows that the US will likely fall short of the environmental pledges made in that agreement, unless new measures to cut greenhouse gases are passed. That’s bleak news ahead of a presidential election that could…
The Verge – All Posts
Square is trying to fix the chip card speed problem
As we approach the one year anniversary of America’s switch from magstripe credit card readers over to EMV chip cards, the track record for them is not good. In fact, as I complained back in July, the entire technology stack is bad, slow, user hostile, and annoying. I still believe that the lion’s share…
Deals
This $15 YETI Alternative Includes All the Accessories You Could Want
Here’s a dirty little secret YETI doesn’t want you to know: All of those vacuum-insulated stainless steel cups are basically the exact same thing. So instead of dropping $30 on a Rambler, spend $15 on this Homitt alternative, which includes a handle, a lid, and two stainless steel drinking straws.Read…
Popular Science
This Is The Rocket That Could Save Humanity
Space One ticket to ride this fireball into space, please Take a long, loving gaze into the fiery plume of a rocket that could someday save humanity. It’s the kind of beautiful fireball you could get lost in.
Cool Material
The 100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, According to ‘Rolling Stone’
How do you compare Seinfeld to Game of Thrones? Is The Wire better than The Sopranos? The thought of even trying to compile a list of the 100 greatest shows of all time makes our heads hurt. Rolling Stone, however, decided to take a stab at such a grand undertaking. The mag sent ballots out to actors,…
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Yet Another F-35 Jet Caught on Fire While Starting Its Engine
This post originally ran on War Is Boring.A single high-tech F-35A Joint Strike Fighter costs nearly $150 million to buy, and all together should comprise the bulk of the US Air Force’s combat power for decades. But one very serious and now recurring problem is the plane’s propensity to burst into flames.One…
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Massive Sensor Fusion for Cars Is HERE
HERE’s new live traffic/map offerings are the world’s first services created from real-time sensor data from competing car brands. From technical perspectives, though, bigger issues include: how open the specifications will be for collected sensory data.
EETimes:
Imagination 2.0 Update Ships
Imagination Technologies predicts profits this year with streamlined operations under a new CEO and thoughts of new core IP licensing models.
EETimes:
7 Ways 3D Printing Adds to Supply Chain
Here are a few of the ways 3D printing is impacting the electronic supply chain.
Tools and Toys
Midori Aluminum + Wood Metric Ruler
Japanese stationery company Midori is mostly known for their excellent Traveler’s notebook, which sports a beautiful handmade leather cover. However, they also offer this 15cm aluminum + wood metric ruler that’s just as worthy of your consideration, so long as you don’t mind it being in centimeter…
TEDTalks (video)
The struggles of America’s forgotten working class | J.D. Vance
J.D. Vance grew up in a small, poor city in the Rust Belt of southern Ohio, where he had a front-row seat to many of the social ills plaguing America: a heroin epidemic, failing schools, families torn apart by divorce and sometimes violence. In a searching talk that will echo throughout the country’s…
Mashable
In ballots we trust: E-voting, hacking and the 2016 election
A vote is an act of conscience and will. It’s also an act of trust. You’re not just marking a ballot for your candidate of choice, your signifying your belief in the system. Your mark will be counted. Your voice will be heard. However, as we prepare to elect a new U.S. President, the American electorate…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Ancestor of arthropods had the mouth of a penis worm
Imagine a meter long worm with 12 stubby legs and matching sets of flaps running down the body. On the head is a large pair of spiny appendages used for grasping prey that transport victims into a circular mouth with several rows of teeth. For years, scientists have disagreed over whether this mouth…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Computer engineers boost app speeds by more than nine percent
Researchers from North Carolina State University and Samsung Electronics have found a way to boost the speed of computer applications by more than 9 percent. The improvement results from techniques that allow computer processors to retrieve data more efficiently.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Centrist Bayrou trips up Sarkozy at start of presidential race
Centrist politician François Bayrou on Sunday said he would run as a candidate in France’s presidential election next year if Nicolas Sarkozy won the right-wing Les Républicains party nomination, in a new affront to the former president.
Digital Trends
An arresting choice: The NYPD’s latest police car is the tiny Smart Fortwo
Forget Dodge Chargers or Ford Explorers. For its latest batch of patrol cars, the New York Police Department is thinking small. The NYPD recently took delivery of 100 Smart Fortwos, and has another 150 on order. Compared to traditional police sedans and SUVs, the tiny Smart might seem like a downgrade…
How-To Geek
How to Enable Split Screen for Any App in Android Nougat
Android Nougat brings a host of new changes to the mobile OS, with native split screen being one of the most prominent. The problem is that it requires developers to enable the feature before it’ll work, making some (many!) apps incompatible right. But like always with Android, there’s a workaround….
Mashable
Clinton, Trump, and your money: A personal-finance guide to the debate
Listen closely tonight. It’s your money and your life. At 9 p.m. ET, in the first presidential debate of the season, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be pressed, to a degree, for details of their various proposals. Jobs, wages, taxes, student debt, child care, Social Security … any or all of…
WIRED
A Laser Printer Made These Ghostly Abstract Images
Marsha Cottrell’s creates her stunning prints by feeding handmade paper through a laser printer. The post A Laser Printer Made These Ghostly Abstract Images appeared first on WIRED.
Dezeen
Ron Arad creates OLED light panel installation for LG Display at London Design Festival
Dezeen promotion: Israeli designer and architect Ron Arad has teamed up with LG Display to create an artwork of OLED light panels for trade fair 100% Design during this year’s London Design Festival (+ slideshow). (more…)
Latest news
Stopping light a quantum leap for ANU
The Australian National University has successfully manipulated the interaction of light and atoms in an experiment which has brought the research team one step closer to quantum computing.
Geek.com
PlayStation VR could be the last hope for virtual reality gaming
Let’s face it, the state of virtual reality gaming isn’t looking so great these days. Though the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive managed to sell out rather quickly upon each of their respective […]
The Verge – All Posts
This $50 stick-on camera could be a less-embarrasing replacement for your selfie stick
Last year, Podo Labs released the first iteration of the Podo — a Bluetooth-controlled, stick-on camera — on Kickstarter, and now the company is back with a new, upgraded version. The second-generation Podo camera looks a lot like the first, but adds a few new features. The new Podo offers a 5-megapixel…
Newswise: SciNews
Discovery: A New Form of Light
Scientist have discovered a new method to create fluorescent light that may have promising applications from LEDs to medical imaging.
Deals
GameStop’s Clearing Out the Old Xbox One With a Truly Incredible Deal
The Xbox One S is nice and all, but if you don’t care about 4K content, GameStop’s running a truly amazing deal on the old console, $230 gets you a 500GB Gears of War console bundle, plus a copy of Rise of the Tomb Raider, and an extra game of your choice ($60 or less).Read more…
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The lost branch of a family tree | Pembe Mentesh | TEDxNicosia
Pembe Mentesh is a communications expert with over 20 years of experience in media, public affairs, campaigning, and project management. She has worked on a variety of peacebuilding initiatives with a focus on media, gender, youth and communications through her work with UNDP in Cyprus with additional…
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Innovation Everywhere | Devin Morgan | TEDxUtica
Developing entrepreneurial spirit and skills in our communities matters far more than hand-wringing about patents, venture capital, economic development dollars, or other metrics. People are the real power behind economic growth and by cultivating a culture of possibility, motivated people will attract…
Gizmodo
Sam Neill Has a Dark Fate in Mind for His Jurassic Park Character
In case you were hoping to see a bunch of old Jurassic Park characters cameo in Jurassic World 2, you can scratch Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) off your wish list. Neill says that there’s no way Grant would agree to visit another dinosaur park. Oh, also? He might be dead.Read more…
HolyCool.net
Caseology Wavelength Series iPhone 7 Plus Case
Protect your iPhone 7 Plus in a sleek and elegant case by Caseology. The case features reliable, impact resistant TPU and polycarbonate layers (case and bumper) that protect against drops, scratches and daily wear and tear. Available in many colors with metallic accent around it. Buy it here The post…
RT – Daily news
What you did in Iraq & Libya is the real barbarism – Russian FM spox rebukes US envoy to UN
The US envoy to the UN, who recently called Russia’s actions in Syria “barbarism,” is hypocritical, because nothing in modern history is more barbaric than what the US has done in Iraq and Libya, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson said in a fiery rebuke. Read Full Article at RT.com
io9
SpaceX Just Passed a Major Milestone on Its Mission to Mars
SpaceX has been talking up its Martian travel plans for a while now, but we still don’t know how it intends to get (or survive) there. As of today, however, it’s cleared a major hurdle: the rocket engine it will use to get to the Red Planet just fired-up for the first time. Read more…
Discover Magazine
The Arrow of Time? It’s All in Our Heads
Have you ever wondered why we age and grow old? In the movie “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” Brad Pitt springs into being as an elderly man and ages in reverse.  To the bafflement of scientists, the fundamental laws of physics have no preference for a direction in time, and work just as well…
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FRESHeBUDS Pro Bluetooth Wireless Headphones Now On Sale For $39
Now that the iPhone 7 is out on the market, the death bells are ringing for 3.5mm headphones. If you’re looking to upgrade your existing pairs then … Read More
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Do More With The Unique Prodrone Robot Arm Drone
Looking for a drone that can do more than just take photos? Look no further than the brand new Prodrone Robot Arm Drone. Based on Prodrone’s existing … Read More
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Stay Hydrated With The LVL Wearable Hydration Monitor
You’ve heard it a hundred times: proper hydration is important. Problem is, you don’t really know how much water you’ve taken in. Sure, you might count the … Read More
Latest Items from TreeHugger
How self driving cars might change our cities, and when
Closer than we think? Probably not.
Latest Items from TreeHugger
New solar panel integrates battery storage, inverter, and smart software into a single unit
This startup is reinventing the solar panel, and aims to cut the cost of integrating clean power and energy storage to homes by half.
Latest Items from TreeHugger
5 ways in which pulses can help the world
There are good reasons for why the United Nations named 2016 the ‘Year of Pulses’.
FiveThirtyEight
Your Debate Briefing Book: The Politics
Trump UniversityIn 2005, Donald Trump launched a for-profit educational course company that promised to teach students the secrets of real estate success. He called it Trump University, despite the fact that the school had no official charter and thus was not a university in the eyes of the law. In 2011,…
SciTech Daily
New Yale Studies Explore the Science of Cardiovascular Diseases
Yale University scientists detail how basic science research insights are key to future breakthroughs in cardiovascular disease. Professor of cardiology Martin A. Schwartz led two recently published studies that advance knowledge of the underlying biology of cardiovascular diseases, which are among…
HolyCool.net
Star Wars Tauntaun Sleeping Bag
“This high-quality sleeping bag looks just like a Tauntaun, complete with saddle, printed internal intestines, and a plush lightsaber zipper pull. Now when your kids tell you their favorite Star Wars movie is Attack of the Clones, you can nestle the wee-ones snug in simulated Tauntaun fur while regaling…
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Star Wars Force Band
As Rogue One readies to flash back in the Star Wars timeline, you’ve got the opportunity to flash back in the IRL timeline (but forward in the Star Wars timeline) to The Force Awakens, and Sphero’s 2015 BB-8 app-enabled droid release. This week the company will launch the Star Wars Force Band, a wearable…
io9
This New Trailer for People of Earth Explores the Lighter Side of Alien Abduction
One of the most unexpected surprises at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con was TBS’ new alien-abduction comedy, People of Earth. Multiple io9 staffers happened to catch the pilot, and we all liked what we saw: it’s weird, it’s hilarious, it boasts a winning cast lead by Wyatt Cenac, and now it has a new…
Lifehacker
Don’t Pinch Pennies, Focus Your Frugality on Expensive Items Instead
Frugality isn’t just about saving money, it’s about being efficient with your money, using it in the best way possible. It also means not wasting your time. For maximum efficiency, focus on being frugal with expensive purchases, not cheap ones.http://twocents.lifehacker.com/frugality-isnt…In a recent…
TechCrunch
Fallen VC Ifty Ahmed, under investigation by the SEC, claims former employer Oak Investment Partners owes him tens of millions of dollars
 In May of last year, Ifty Ahmed was accused by federal regulators of conning his former employer — the venture capital firm, Oak Investment Partners — out of $65 million. Now, Ahmed suggests, Oak is doing the conning, and he says the stakes are even higher. You might remember Ahmed’s sensational story….
Gizmodo
The CEO of Mylan Lied to Congress, Actually Earns 60 Percent More on Each EpiPen
Last week, Heather Bresch, the CEO of Mylan Pharmaceuticals, testified in front of Congress about why the company has raised the price of EpiPen from roughly $57 in 2007 to $600 today. Under intense questioning, she claimed that the company only makes about $100 per 2-pack of EpiPens. Today the company…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Shrubs more expansive than trees
Shrubs are more widespread than trees in nature and on Earth. A new study explains their global success. It turns out that the multiple stems of shrubs are of key importance. This feature contributes to both better growth and better survival than in trees of similar size, according to the research team…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Yeast knockouts peel back secrets of cell protein function
Proteins are the hammers and tongs of life, with fundamental roles in most of what happens in biology. But biologists still don’t know what thousands of proteins do, and how their presence or absence affects the cell.
Digital Trends
Restored: First recording of computer-generated music produced by Turing’s machine
Alan Turing is celebrated for many things — as the father of computer science, legendary code breaker, and mind behind the Turing test. But few people view him as a musical pioneer. At least until now. A 65-year-old recording of music made by one of Turing’s early computers has recently been restored…
Techbargains.com
Tanga – Dual USB/Lightning Flash Drive Roundup for iPhones and iPads from $14.99
Tanga – Dual USB/Lightning Flash Drive Roundup for iPhones and iPads from $14.99
RT – Daily news
Jewish Labour MPs condemn claims anti-Semitism ‘weaponized’ to undermine Corbyn
A number of Jewish Labour MPs have denounced claims by members of the grassroots pro-Corbyn Momentum movement that the persistent accusations of anti-Semitism within the party are being “weaponized” to undermine Jeremy Corbyn. Read Full Article at RT.com
SciTech Daily
MIT Researchers Develop a New Way of Managing Memory on Computer Chips
Engineers from MIT have found a new way of managing memory on computer chips, using circuit space much more efficiently and more consistent with existing chip designs. A year ago, researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory unveiled a fundamentally new way of…
Lifehacker
Today’s Best Deals: Your Favorite Anker Products, Weather Radios, Mechanical Keyboard
Your favorite Anker gear, phone-charging weather radios, and a great mechanical gaming keyboard lead off Monday’s best deals.Read more…
GearCulture
Montblanc Augmented Paper
Take your note-taking to whole new levels with Montblanc Augmented Paper, which includes a classy Montblanc StarWalker pen and a beautiful black Italian-made leather notebook. Effortlessly merging old and new worlds, your real notes or sketches can instantly be converted into digital ones, which can…
Computerworld
4 tips to get around resume filtering
You’ve got all the right skills. Your resume shows a clear progression of advancement through your career, with a long list of accolades and accomplishments. You work well with others, but can excel independently. You’ve solved problems and increased revenue for your last few employers. You interview…
TechCrunch
Science, tech and geek culture site Inverse raises $6M
 Inverse, a new-ish digital media startup founded by Bleacher Report’s Dave Nemetz, is announcing that it has raised $6 million in Series A funding. The Inverse site launched in August 2015 and covers a mix of science, technology and entertainment news — as I write this, the front page features stories…
PCWorld
Illusive Networks seeks to slow Swift attackers through deception
Today’s savvy bank robbers don’t break into vaults looking for gold or diamonds: They’re more likely to be hacking networks looking for access to the Swift payment system. Illusive Networks wants to catch them in the act.In February, hackers exploited Bangladesh Bank’s access to the Swift fund transfer…
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Hot Trends: Give Your Kitchen a Sizzling Makeover with a Fireplace!
If you actually think about it for a moment, the fabulous kitchen fireplace is neither an idea that is amazingly innovative or nor is it something that we have just stumbled upon. Gathering around fire is undoubtedly as old as human civilization itself and while the ‘fireplaces’ have changed and evolved,…
Latest news
Here’s how connected cars will create and share real-time driving data
Mapping company Here will use sensor data from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz vehicles to show road conditions and accidents — and to help you park.
New Scientist – Online news
Mystery radio bursts may be pulsars bumping into asteroids
Fast radio bursts have had astronomers puzzled for years, now we think they could be made by pulsars playing bumper cars in faraway star systems
BBC News – World
Canadian-Iranian academic Homa Hoodfar released by Iran
Retired Canadian-Iranian lecturer Homa Hoodfar has been released from prison on “humanitarian grounds”, Iranian state media report.
The Verge – All Posts
This poor drone can never leave its box
Wouldn’t it be nice to not need batteries to power our gadgets? Like if our drones could fly without us needing to plug them into the wall for some juice? One researcher at the Imperial College London is working on that goal. Dr. Samer Aldhaher designed a battery-less drone that can hover through wireless…
Physics News
Professor unveils first data on new dental fillings that will repair tooth decay
The first data on dental fillings that can actively repair tooth decay is presented by Professor Robert Hill. Professor Hill is Chair of Physical Sciences at the Institute of Dentistry at Queen …
Physics News
Lowering the heat makes new materials possible while saving energy
A new technology developed by Penn State researchers, called Cold Sintering Process (CSP), has opened a window on the ability to combine incompatible materials, such as ceramics and plastics, …
Physics News
How the anthrax toxin forms a deadly ‘conveyer belt’
Researchers have built a three-dimensional map of the anthrax toxin that may explain how it efficiently transfers its lethal components into the cytoplasm of infected cells. The study, “Structure …
Physics News
Intern helped get robotic arm on PPPL’s PTOLEMY experiment up and running
Deep in a laboratory tucked away in the basement of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), intern Mark Thom punched commands into a computer as two …
RT – Daily news
UK accused of blocking UN inquiry into alleged Yemen war atrocities of Saudi allies
Britain has been accused of blocking the UN inquiry into atrocities in Yemen allegedly carried out by its theocratic ally Saudi Arabia. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The One Superpower I Always Wanted | Anurag Chandak | TEDxMITID
Don’t we always dream about having a superpower ? Mr. Anurag Chandak always wanted one superpower – to get rid of India’s waste problems in one go. Director of VIJAY ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PVT. LTD. has been the backbone when it comes to developing ingenious products and business models that can…
Gear Patrol
New Vans Sneakers Will Stand Up to the Elements
Classic styles with Scotchgard-treated uppers, warm lining and new outsole. …Read More »
Inside Science
Fish, Feathers, Fluid, Phlegm and Freaks
Physics Featuring five new stories from the field of fluid dynamics that involve floating, preening, swimming, spitting and sneezing. 09/23/2016 Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor https://www.insidescience.org/video/fish-feathers-fluid-phlegm-and-freaks…
Physics News
A rule of chemistry suppressed: Promising new ways to look inside cells, make LEDs
Physics News
Crystalline fault lines provide pathway for solar cell current
A team of scientists studying solar cells made from cadmium telluride, a promising alternative to silicon, has discovered that microscopic “fault lines” within and between crystals of the material …
Kinja Co-Op
Neutrogena Made an Acne Product That Doesn’t Feel Like One
The Neutrogena Rapid Clear Stubborn Acne Daily Leave-On Mask is the grown-up way of taking care of acne.Read more…
Kinja Co-Op
Umbra’s Twilight Rod Takes Your Curtains from the Windows to the Wall
You should be sleeping in total darkness , and this curtain rod which is definitely not an item from The Legend of Zelda can help.Read more…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Shape-shifting proteins layered like a cake could set Alzheimer’s in motion
Scientists have established a rough outline of one way in which Alzheimer’s disease takes hold, and bit by bit they are starting to fill in the details. Key players in this process are what are known as amyloid beta proteins which form in clumps, evolve into plaques and cause irreversible damage…
RT – Daily news
Drowned migrants ‘deserve to die’ – Egyptian MP
An Egyptian member of parliament has claimed the 168 migrants who drowned close to the Mediterranean on September 21 “deserved to die”. Elhamy Agina also blamed the parents of those involved for what happened. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Cops in Southern California can’t find 329 firearms – more may be missing
Law enforcement agencies in Southern California have lost or had stolen a total of 329 firearms – including AR-15 and M16s assault rifles, shotguns, and several handguns – over the past five years, according to a new report. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
US murders up 11% in biggest spike since 1971 – FBI crime report
Violent crime is up by nearly 4 percent across the US, while seven cities drove the biggest single-year increase in homicide rates since 1971, says a newly released annual crime report that is causing ripples ahead of the first presidential debate. Read Full Article at RT.com
Digital Trends
Obama’s SXSL festival to feature ‘Stranger Things’ cast, Leonardo DiCaprio, others
The White House has finally announced a partial lineup for the commander in chief’s SXSW-themed festival — South By South Lawn — and it includes plenty of acts to be excited about. The mini-fest will take place Monday, October 3, and centers around music, film, and various interactive events. Most of…
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To Save the World, Let’s Be More Selfish | Hassan Ahmad | TEDxUNSW
To save the world, we need to be more selfish. You heard right. In fact, Hassan Ahmad consider it the ‘paradox’ of the millennial generation. He explains how desire for status is hardwired and unshakeable, even for the most altruistic amongst us. But what we can do is channel our selfish motivation into…
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New science teachers need the tools to succeed | Adam Turley | TEDxDarwin
New science teachers graduate into their first job with minimal materials and support. Imagine if they were handed all the basic curriculum materials straight up – for free; all the basic lessons, practicals and textbook materials. Adam is a Physics teacher at The Essington International Senior College…
New Scientist – Online news
Puffed-up exoplanets inflate with heat from their stars alone
A recently discovered exoplanet suggests that hot Jupiters are bigger than expected because they absorb their host star’s powerful radiation
New Scientist – Online news
Brain-eating amoebas hunt brain chemical before they kill you
A deadly amoeba that can infect swimmers seems to be attracted to a common brain chemical – a discovery that could lead to new treatments
New Scientist – Online news
Why tonight’s debate is ‘narcissist’ Trump v ‘liar’ Clinton
How come public perception of the leading US presidential candidates is so strongly shaped by just two words, wonders Christian Miller
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Dragon’s Breath Pyro Trick Powder
Been looking for the perfect Halloween costume…for your shotgun? I don’t think Dragon’s Breath Powder promotes itself as the ideal filling for 12-gauge ammo, but there’s clearly no stopping resourceful minds with too much time on their hands. What the insta-flames do think they’re pretty good for is…
Architizer
Takeshi Hosaka Architects Create a Floating Ceiling for a Radiant Concrete Church in Japan
Japanese architecture studio Takeshi Hosaka architects has designed a new protestant church near the coastal region of Shonan, Japan. The single-story concrete structure’s long rectilinear volume is topped with a series of six gentle swells in the roof, all at different heights, allowing indirect…
Singularity HUB
5 Tech Forces That Will Change Insurance for Good
Massive reductions in insurance costs are coming, along with a wave of disruption. Traditionally, insurance premiums are determined by actuaries, a function of big numbers, statistics and probabilities. That’s what you have to do when you don’t know what’s really going on. You hope that the pool of insured…
Cool Material
Mark II Everlasting Mechanical Pencil
We’re all familiar with the stereotypical mechanical pencil, but you don’t have to settle for the black, plastic option when you have the Mark II handmade everlasting mechanical pencil. Designed and built by Nicholas Hemingway as a follow-up to the successful Kickstarter of the Mark I, Mark II is even…
RT – Daily news
‘Give Israeli clubs red card for playing fixtures on settlement land’ – HRW
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for football’s world governing body, FIFA, to give Israeli settlement clubs the boot. The group calls for FIFA to stop violating its own rules and “fulfill its human rights responsibilities.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Asylum spray’ handed out in Denmark by far-right party ‘to ward off migrant attacks’
The anti-immigrant Party of the Danes has been spotted handing out cans of ‘asylum spray’ on the streets. The “legal and effective” way of opposing the “problem” of migrants was launched in Haderslev – the location of recent harassment reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ars Technica
How the Universal Windows Platform let an N64 emulator sneak onto the Xbox One
In previous generations, if you wanted to emulate one game console on another, you’d generally have to use some sort of jailbreak or hack to install unauthorized homebrew apps on the system. Today, thanks in part to Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform, you can download a Nintendo 64 emulator to…
Lifehacker
RideGuru Compares the Cost of Every Ride Sharing Option
It’s easy enough to open your individual Uber or Lyft app, get a fare estimate, then compare your prices. RideGuru compares everything in one place, though, and it even breaks down the cost to tell you how much the driver earns from your ride.The tool isn’t just limited to Uber or Lyft. It also shows…
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UK’s Top Police Warn That Modding Games May Turn Kids into Hackers
Joseph Cox, writing for Motherboard: Last week at EGX, the UK’s biggest games event, attendees got a chance to play upcoming blockbusters like Battlefield 1, FIFA 17, and Gears of War 4. But budding gamers may also have spotted a slightly more unusual sight: a booth run by the National Crime Agency (NCA),…
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LED streetlights may contribute to ‘serious health conditions’ says AMA, prompting cities to re-evaluate
high-intensity LED streetlights … emit unseen blue light that can disturb sleep rhythms and possibly increase the risk of serious health conditions, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. […] Some [researchers] noted that exposure to the blue-rich LED outdoor lights might decrease people’s…
Archinect – News
This week’s picks for London architecture and design events
This week, plunge yourself into the art world with opening shows, private views and controversial subjects all on offer in London. Works on display throughout the exhibitions seek to challenge the viewer, and in the case of Guerrilla Girls, bring about big, tangible change through art. Additionally,…
Macworld
39% off iClever Backlight Bluetooth Folding Keyboard for Smartphone, PC, or Tablet – Deal Alert
This lightweight and super portable keyboard from iClever features a compact design with full standard-size keys, but folds down into ⅓ of the size. This model has a convenient backlight feature with red, blue, or green selectable at two brightness levels, so you can type in every environment from a…
Newswise: SciNews
Berkeley Lab Collaboration Enhances Optical Chip Design Process
A unique collaboration between computers scientists and mathematicians from Berkeley Lab’s Computing Sciences group and Ciena, a major U.S. telecommunications equipment provider, has helped dramatically improve design cycle times for Ciena’s high-speed optical networking components.
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Samsung Licenses ORNL Transparent Superhydrophobic Glass Coatings for Electronic Devices
Samsung Electronics has exclusively licensed optically clear superhydrophobic film technology from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to improve the performance of glass displays on smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
Newswise: SciNews
The ‘Worm’ Holds the Key to Treating Epilepsy; New Possibilities for Rapid Drug Discovery
Current methods to control epilepsy are not only inefficient but haven’t improved in more than 150 years when the first anticonvulsant drug was developed. Researchers have opened up the possibilities for rapid drug screens to treat seizures in the near future by developing the smallest whole-animal electroconvulsive…
Dornob
Jooki: A Simple, Easy Music Player Kids Can Use Themselves
Anyone who has spent time with kids knows that once they fall in love with a story or…
The Next Web
Twitter bot scans ‘deplorables’ at Trump rallies looking for signs of intelligent life
It’s no secret that Donald Trump draws huge crowds. Within these crowds are doctors, lawyers, fry cooks at your local Wendy’s and, of course, the group Hillary Clinton recently called ‘a basket of deplorables.’ For what it’s worth, Clinton later backtracked and apologized for the statement. I won’t though;…
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Fjällräven Övik Eco-Shell Jacket
The Övik Eco-Shell Jacket from classic Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven is a waterproof breathable 3-layer shell with a two-way front zipper and a hood with a laminated brim to keep water off your face. There’s also plenty of storage: a pair of large bellows pockets on lower front and lower back as…
BBC News – World
Petrobras scandal: Brazil ex-Minister Antonio Palocci arrested
Brazil’s former Finance Minister Antonio Palocci is the latest political figure to be arrested as part of investigations into the Petrobras inquiry.
Coolest Gadgets
The Dreamfarm Spadle just wants to make you happy
When you’re cooking a meal, you want to try and use the least amount of utensils, pots, and pans possible so that cleanup won’t be as much of a chore. Of course, there are some things that you can’t really compromise on. You can’t use a spatula to serve soup, and it’s hard to cook meat or veggies with…
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TP-Link Archer C5400 Tri-Band AC5400 Wireless Gigabit Router $226.72
TP-Link Archer C5400 Tri-Band AC5400 Wireless Gigabit Router $226.72
The Awesomer
The Amazing Domino Race
LinkLast time we checked in with domino dominator Lily Hevesh, she had created the most amazing spiral setup we’ve ever seen. While this setup isn’t nearly as spectacular, it’s still fun to try and figure out which domino route will be fastest. Place your bets! More Awesome Stuff: Domino Triple SpiralGeneration…
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Fighting disease with design: Light, Air and Openness
Part of a series looking at how the lack of antibiotics affected architecture before, and how it might again.
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Moderators Should Do More Than Fact-Check Debates: They Should Proactively Present Candidates With Facts
As tonight’s presidential debate approaches, an odd meta-debate has developed about whether the moderator should fact-check the two candidates in real time during the event. The correct answer to this seems pretty clear: Of course the moderator should fact check the candidates—both of them. Both Donald…
ReadWrite
Could better entertainment make us love autonomous vehicles?
A recent survey by AAA hinted that as much as 75% of all drivers are hesitant to hop in a fully autonomous vehicle in fear that the technology is less safe than a human driver. That’s a big hurdle for car makers working on their own self-driving technologies to overcome. After all, what good are the…
GearHungry
Scubajet
Whether you’re diving, snorkelling, canoeing, or on a stand up paddleboard, the Scubajet can lessen the effort needed to move on water, essentially bringing it down to zero. It parallels e-bike conversion kits that motorize your bike: using one of various adapters tailored to various watercraft, Scubajet…
Next Big Future
Memristors as synaptic emulators for neuromorphic computing
The accumulation and extrusion of Ca2+ in the pre- and postsynaptic compartments play a critical role in initiating plastic changes in biological synapses. To emulate this fundamental process in electronic devices, we developed diffusive Ag-in-oxide memristors with a temporal response during and after…
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about Aleppo
US President Barack Obama expresses deep concern about the “sickening bloodshed” in rebel-held parts of Aleppo, amid an assault by Syrian government forces.
Computerworld
Forget the robocalypse — ‘Homo connecticus’ may be what’s coming
Robots’ potential to take over the world is a commonly expressed fear in the world of artificial intelligence, but at least one Turing Award winner doesn’t see it happening that way. Rather than replacing mankind, technology will create a new kind of human that will coexist with its predecessors while…
RT – Daily news
US ELECTION SPECIAL: LARRY KING, ED SCHULTZ & JESSE VENTURA HOST ELECTION 2016: WORLDWIDE ON RT
WASHINGTON, DC, Monday, September 26, 2016 – On November 8, 2016 RT America will feature special Election Day coverage live from RT’s Washington DC, New York, Los Angeles and Berlin studios. RT America will cover the election from a global perspective, reflecting the impact of the event on the entire…
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French unemployment rises to highest level in three years
French unemployment rose sharply in August, reaching its highest level in years and dealing a serious blow to President Francois Hollande ahead of next year’s election.
Digital Trends
Apple CEO Tim Cook rewards Drake for reaching one billion streams
Drake is starting to become the Michael Jordan to Apple’s Nike. Earlier on Monday on Instagram — the default platform for all rapper press releases — Drake released a picture of his plaque for his album Views surpassing one billion streams on Apple Music. Drake’s Views was released April 29 and was…
Digital Trends
3D-printed smart wristband could help amputees use computers
The idea behind using a mouse or trackpad to move an on-screen cursor is that it builds on a concept we’re all familiar with: pointing at an object to indicate what we’re referring to. But for disabled users — and, more specifically, for amputees without the use of their hand — this simple interface…
Modern Interior Design & Furniture – Decoist
Classic Trends for Modern Kids’ Rooms
The kids’ decor trends featured in today’s post are hardly “new”. Yet they’re currently in the spotlight, especially when it comes to modern children’s rooms. How can a classic statement such as a woven basket, a moon mobile or a brushstroke pattern on upholstery be a modern trend? Read on and discover…
New Scientist – Online news
Refugee fence and solar plant may wipe out one of rarest mammals
Hungarian conservationists are laboriously relocating Vojvodina blind mole rats as increased border controls and a new power plant threaten its habitat
Man of Many
Best Wireless Earbuds for Your iPhone 7 – Top Tuesday #24
So you took the plunge and went full wireless by nabbing yourself an iPhone 7, did you? Well good for you! And don’t worry–all the naysayers will be going wireless soon enough and making you feel like a downright trendsetter. Of course in the meantime you might have to deal with a few kinks from a relatively…
How-To Geek
How to Install and Set Up the SkyBell HD Video Doorbell
The SkyBell HD is a video doorbell that lets you see who’s at the door right from your smartphone and even talk to them without even opening your door. Here’s how to install the unit and set it up.Click Here to Continue Reading
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Nanoparticle injections may be future of osteoarthritis treatment
Osteoarthritis is a debilitating condition that affects at least 27 million people in the United States, and at least 12 percent of osteoarthritis cases stem from earlier injuries. Over-the-counter painkillers, such as anti-inflammatory drugs, help reduce pain but do not stop unrelenting cartilage destruction….
Popular Science
DroneSeed Company Could Replant Forests After Forest Fires
Aviation Droney Bear says only UAVs can regrow after forest fires Drone startup wants to reseed forests after logging or fires.
Uncrate
Canary Flex Security Camera
Canary’s all-in-one security system is great for protecting the inside of your home, but it’s not built for the outdoors. The Canary Flex Security Camera is. This pill-shaped device is…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
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Saudi women file ‘enslaving’ petition to challenge sexist law
Following a massive social media campaign, some 14,000 women in Saudi Arabia have filed a petition calling for an end to male guardianship laws that restrict their freedom. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Vizio SmartCast E50U-D2 50″ 4K UHD LED LCD Smart HDTV + $150 Dell GC $519.99
Vizio SmartCast E50U-D2 50″ 4K UHD LED LCD Smart HDTV + $150 Dell GC $519.99
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london design festival: fredrikson stallard cut new crystals for swarovski
at the 2016 london design festival, patrik fredrikson and ian stallard discuss the significance of designing new crystal components for swarovski. The post london design festival: fredrikson stallard cut new crystals for swarovski appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Mashable
An exhaustive video of the worst Donald Trump insults
Donald Trump has certainly said a lot of memorable things throughout his campaign. In honor of the debate, here are the most outrageous.  Read more…More about Mashable Video, Donald Trump, Real Time, Real Time Video, and Us World
Big Think
It’s Time for this Bumble Bee to Come Under Government Protection
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believes a species of bumble bee – the rusty patched bumble bee – should be under federal protection under the Endangered Species Act.  Read More
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Save An Extra 20% On Dozens of Gaming PCs and Accessories, Courtesy of Amazon
While supplies last, Amazon’s taking an extra 20% off over 20 popular PC gaming accessories with promo code TWITCHCON20, including gear from Razer, Corsair, SteelSeries, and others.Read more…
BBC News – World
Houston gunman who injured nine in mall attack was ‘disgruntled lawyer’
Police say the gunman who was killed after randomly shooting at people outside a shopping centre in Houston, Texas, was a “disgruntled lawyer”.
VentureBeat
Yikes! No Man’s Sky drops below 1,000 simultaneous players on Steam
The popularity of No Man’s Sky is drifting into a black hole. The universe-exploring space sim that debuted August 12 on the PC-gaming service Steam (after hitting PlayStation 4 first on August 9), has lost 94 percent of its daily active players in just over 40 days, according to intelligence service…
VentureBeat
Plex can now organize and play your movies from Amazon’s cloud
Plex wants you to have all your digital movies available on your Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nvidia Shield whenever you need it without having to maintain expensive storage drives and finicky routers. The company revealed today that it is partnering with Amazon to power the new Plex Cloud service that…
VentureBeat
How machine learning can help the security industry
GUEST: Machine learning (ML) is such a hot area in security right now. At the 2016 RSA Conference, you would be hard pressed to find a company that is not claiming to use ML for security. And why not? To the layperson, ML seems like the magic solution to all security problems. Take a bunch of unlabeled…
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Hooray for Factory Farming!
The Union of Concerned Scientists dismisses “industrial farming” as “the outdated, unsustainable system that dominates U.S. food production.” Greenpeace urges people to “say no to industrial agriculture” while denouncing “our broken and unsustainable food system.” They typically recommend a switch…
The Manual
Find New Ways to Start Saving Money
Maximize your savings account. The post Find New Ways to Start Saving Money appeared first on The Manual.
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Parkinson’s Disease Protection May Begin in the Gut
The gut may play a key role in preventing the onset of Parkinson’s disease. UI biologists found that in roundworms, an immune response from intestinal cells sparks a series of chemical signals that ultimately preserves neurons whose death is associated with Parkinson’s. The results appear in the journal…
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Get The Most Out of Your Fall Layers with 20% Off at ASOS
Once again, ASOS is helping you get ready for fall and saving you money at the same time. Take 25% off “layering” pieces, which includes jackets, sweaters, and jeans (for some reason). There are a few pairs of shoes and accessories thrown in there for good measure as well.Read more…
Digital Trends
Could holograms help bring the end of malaria? Experts build new tool
Mosquitos are the world’s most deadly animal, according to the World Health Organization, making these insects more than mere pests for some 500 million people every year. Their bites may be irritating but the diseases they carry can be fatal. Of all the illnesses mosquitos transmit, malaria is by far…
TechCrunch
Biz Stone on the future of search
 Chatbots and SMS are becoming the preferred method of how people and businesses communicate with one another, and it’s time that search engines follow suit. Read More
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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Have Become Top Carbon Polluters
Transportation is likely to surpass the electricity sector in 2016 as the largest source of carbon dioxide emissions in the United States, according to a new analysis of government data, MIT Technology reports. From the article: In 2008, the global financial crisis caused widespread declines in energy…
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Why you shouldn’t get excited about 4K and HDR gaming, at least not yet – CNET
The new PS4 Pro and Xbox One S game consoles finally bring us into the era of high-resolution 4K and high dynamic range gaming. But just barely.
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Red-light runner positively creams Google’s self-driving Lexus – Roadshow
Once again, human error claims the life of another defenseless robot.
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Hate both US presidential candidates? There’s a campaign sign for that – CNET
Not down with Donald Trump, or happy about Hillary Clinton? Maybe you just want a giant meteor to crush us all.
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Seeing stars: My magical weekend in a dark, dark place – CNET
A camping trip turns into an unexpectedly celestial weekend of Milky Way-soaked stargazing in a place with very little light pollution.
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Stargazing on an old cowboy trail (pictures) – CNET
Welcome to the darkness of Datil, New Mexico, a remote town bordered by a radio observatory and topped by a nighttime light show of spectacular stars.
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The Spats, Sniping and Science Behind the Nobels
The latest crop of prize predictions illuminates the century-long struggle to assign credit to individual researchers — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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PlayStation coming to iPhone and Android, for real this time
Sony seems to have seen the light when it comes to mobile device gaming, creating a new company by the name of ForwardWorks to engage with iPhones, iPads, and Android devices of all sorts. This is not the same as Sony’s previous mobile venture, one known as PlayStation Mobile. This is also different…
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Back In Stock: This $20 Sonicare Is a Lot Cheaper Than Filling a Cavity
If you want to dip your toes into the world of electric toothbrushes, Philips’ entry level Sonicare Essence line is an amazing value at $20 (after clipping the $5 coupon). I’ve been using this brush for years, and I still love it.Read more…
PCWorld
42% off Corsair Waterproof Shockproof 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive – Deal Alert
Military-style data transportation. That’s how Corsair describes their Flash Survivor Stealth series of USB flash drives. Its anodized, aircraft-grade aluminum housing is waterproof to 200 meters, vibration-resistant, and shock-resistant while small enough to fit on your keychain. USB 3.0 offers read…
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Twitter Refuses to Block Account of Noted Turkish Journalist
A Turkish court ordered Twitter to block the account of a noted journalist last week, accusing him of “instigating terrorism.” But despite receiving the court order, Twitter has decided not to comply, Motherboard has learned. The company got a court order requesting the censorship of 17 accounts, including…
Top News – MIT Technology Review
The Internet Is No Place for Elections
It’s not safe to connect our voting infrastructure to the Internet, but some election boards are doing it anyway.
RT – Daily news
‘Practically toothless’: EPA accused of ignoring environmental racism
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Civil Rights office is “practically toothless,” and has failed to hold polluters responsible for disproportionately impacting low-income and minority communities, says the US Commission on Civil Rights. Read Full Article at RT.com
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This House In Canada Was Designed To Enjoy Views Of The Forest And The River
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Photo: Every circle is a tiny animal
Our photo of the day is a lesson in communal living.
Inside Science
Demystifying The Evolutionary Success Of Ray-Finned Fishes
Demystifying The Evolutionary Success Of Ray-Finned Fishes A long-held explanation for the spectacular diversity of fishes turns out to be wrong. fishtaxonomytopnteaser.jpg Image credits: The TerraMar Project via Flickr…
Cool Hunting
Link About It: Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture
Though the museum was originally proposed a century ago, Washington DC’s Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture finally opened its doors this past weekend. Telling important stories about black people, issues and culture…… Continue…
Curbed National
Tiny houses vs. RVs: Which one should you buy?
This flowchart quiz can help you figure it out Whenever we cover tiny houses here on Curbed, readers love to point out that these trendy micro dwellings are just glorified RVs, something that’s been around forever. While the basic functions are the same—both tiny houses on wheels and RVs offer a home…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
5 vegetables to plant in your fall garden now
5 Easy Vegetables to Plant in Your Fall Garden Fall brings pumpkin spice lattes and kids going back to school but it also means the start of your fall garden. Many people neglect their garden during the start of fall because of their busy schedules.
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Which Interventionist Quagmires Will Be Ignored at Tonight’s Debate?
It’s hard to tell what exactly is going to be discussed at tonight’s presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. The topics were announced as “America’s Direction,” “Achieving Prosperity” and “Securing America.” Those aren’t exactly topics as…
Mashable
A channel you never watch is where you should tune in to tonight’s presidential debate
You are going to be able to watch tonight’s debate on basically any channel, device and location.  You should watch it on C-SPAN. Yes, the humble Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network should be your destination tonight for one simple reason — it will be showing both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump…
Ars Technica
Microsoft pushes its three pillars at Ignite—security, intelligence, and cloud
Enlarge / Atlanta (credit: Microsoft) ATLANTA—At its Ignite conference today, Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie, executive vice president for cloud and enterprise, explained that the company wants IT professionals to feel empowered and digitally transform their organizations. Accordingly, Microsoft is focusing…
Gizmodo
There’s a Bright Side to Your Morning Sickness
For years, scientists have speculated that morning sickness is connected to a lower risk of miscarriage, but the evidence was lacking. A new analysis involving nearly 800 pregnant women shows there may be some truth to this claim. Read more…
TechCrunch
3D printing is revolutionizing roadways as well as airplanes
 Much anticipation has been built around the future of the automotive and aerospace industries in the wake of recent advancements in 3D-printing technologies. But what’s often overlooked is the way 3D printing can also revolutionize the transportation infrastructure industry. Read More
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Amazon Will Ship You 93 Loads of Tide Detergent For $15 Today
For a limited time, Amazon will sell you three pouches of Tide HE-compatible laundry detergent (totaling 144 ounces or 93 loads) for just $15.Read more…
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ScienceSeeker Editor’s Selections September 19-25 2016 #sciseekpicks #scicomm
Each week, the ScienceSeeker editors pick their favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise. Here is a round-up of the Science Seeker Editors’ Selections for the past week:Nail Polish Made From Ping Pong Balls? by Ms. BeautyphileThe Chemistry of Paper and Polymer Banknotes by…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
‘Pokemon Go’ fervor has cooled, but the game isn’t dead yet
Does “Pokemon Go” have a second act?
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Get Started: Internet security bill may aid small businesses
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Life in ancient oceans enabled by erosion from land
As scientists continue finding evidence for life in the ocean more than 3 billion years ago, those ancient fossils pose a paradox. Organisms, including the single-celled bacteria living in the ocean at that early date, need a steady supply of phosphorus, but “it’s very hard to account for this phosphorus…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Powered for life: Self-charging tag tracks fish as long as they swim
With each swish of a tail, scientists now have a tool that could study the movements of fish throughout their entire lives.
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Square is speeding up EMV chip card transactions
Anyone who has encountered a “NO CHIP, PLEASE SWIPE” sign while trying to pay via credit or debit card has probably noticed the switch from magnetic stripes to EMV chips hasn’t been the smoothest. According to one study cited by the New York Times, i…
TechCrunch
Microsoft’s Project Springfield helps developers find and squash bugs
 Microsoft today announced a first preview of Project Springfield at its Ignite conference in Atlanta. The cloud-based tool aims to help developers find bugs in their applications by combining fuzz testing, an automated way of testing code by throwing semi-random input at it, with artificial intelligence…
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Google’s ‘worst’ self-driving accident was still a human’s fault
Google said that one of its self-driving cars was involved in an accident in Mountain View, California last week. The accident was first reported Friday by 9to5 Google, which characterized the incident as Google’s “worst accident yet.” In a statement, Google insisted its driverless car was not at fault….
TechCrunch
Movie pirate? Don’t trust Plex Cloud
 Plex is a pirate’s best friend. It’s by far the best way to get movies downloaded illegally from the computer to TV. Sure, Plex has a handful of useful, legal features, but let’s be honest, its big claim to fame is hosting and serving downloaded movies. And now the company behind the software announced…
Archinect – News
This week’s picks for LA architecture and design events
It’s back to the grind with a new season of architecture and design events. Wondering where other design-inclined folks are gathering in the Greater L.A. area? Archinect and Bustler compiled a snappy list of noteworthy happenings around town that are not to be missed.Check back regularly so you don’t…
Lifehacker
Insomnobot Is a Chatbot That Gives You Something to Do When You Can’t Sleep
Insomnia sucks, and while everyone has their own ways of dealing with it, sometimes you just want someone to talk to. The mattress company, Casper, decided to build a chatbot for just that.http://lifehacker.com/why-insomnia-h…The Insomnobot-3000 only works between 11pm and 5am (your local time) and is…
The Manual
The New Shades from Nesian Bring Hawaiian Vibes to Your Eyes
“Nesian,” as in: Micronesian, Polynesian, and Melanesian Islands. The post The New Shades from Nesian Bring Hawaiian Vibes to Your Eyes appeared first on The Manual.
Reason.com Full Feed
Clemson University Bans Students from Making Harambe Jokes, Because Racism and Rape Culture
Harambe has been killed again. This time the perpetrator is Clemson University, which informed residential advisers on Friday that all public displays involving Harambe are strictly prohibited. RAs were instructed to inform students that visual representations of Harambe—the gorilla who was killed…
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Pollution of the environment | Nicole Fischer Mendonça | TEDxKids@PortoSeguroSchool
Pollution of the environment Nicole is a 4th grader at Porto Seguro School. She is a very friendly child, intelligent and polite. In her everyday activities she shows to be gentle with her schoolmates and loves teaching. At TEDxKids, Nicole will talk about the health damage caused by pollution and how…
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Digital Innovation: How Technology Supports Youth | Jane Burns | TEDxUNSW
Sheet1 A life worth living is a life well spent. But what happens when such a life is taken from us too early? Youth suicide is one of the most prevalent in the world, and in the past years has done nothing but continue to rise. How do we combat such a tragedy? What can we do? Associate Professor Jane…
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Neil Gaiman’s Stardust Is Headed to Radio
It seems like a BBC radio adaptation of Neil Gaiman is quickly becoming a winter tradition. This year, his fantastical romance adventure Stardust is the one getting the full-cast audio drama treatment.Read more…
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Earin True Wireless Earbuds
True wireless at a True discount. Get a pair of Earin teeny tiny wireless earbuds at a discount slightly bigger than that: enter coupon code EARIN35 at checkout and take $35 off your order for a limited time. Swedish brand Earin debuted in Summer 2014 with the title of World’s Smallest Earbuds. Technology…
Architizer
Radiant Lights: A Floating Concrete Ceiling Tops a Church in Japan
Japanese architecture studio Takeshi Hosaka architects has designed a new protestant church near the coastal region of Shonan, Japan. The single-story concrete structure’s long rectilinear volume is topped with a series of six gentle swells in the roof, all at different heights, allowing indirect…
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Double roof house
Create a cool space controlling sunlight like in a huge “SUDARE” (a reed screen). A one-story house is built on a large site in the middle of the residential area, surrounded by low hills. As the neighboring buildings are mostly low-rise houses, almost none of the shadows fall on the site, and…
Computerworld
Microsoft confirms Windows 10 adoption slowdown
Microsoft today acknowledged that the Windows 10 adoption pace had slowed when it claimed the new operating system was running on approximately 400 million devices.The company reset the Windows 10 uptake status on the same day it kicked off the 2016 edition of its Ignite conference in Atlanta.Microsoft’s…
Computerworld
MIT aims to makes sense of Twitter’s presidential debate firehose
With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump set to face off in the first debate of a contentious presidential election tonight, the MIT Media Lab is set to make sense of the firehose of chatter expected to hit Twitter.The Laboratory for Social Machines, part of the MIT Media Lab, launched the machine-learning…
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Disavowed ‘Power Pose’ Paper Illustrates Science’s Reproducibility Problem
In 2010, a team of researchers published a study that claimed to have discovered that so-called “power poses” (think Wonder Woman, head high and arms akimbo) can boost confidence and exude an aura of power.It was bunk, but that wasn’t clear at the time. The study was chum in the water for the science…
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How to Be Your Own Fact-Checker During the Presidential Debate
This year’s presidential election campaign has forced fact-checkers to work overtime. Republican nominee Donald Trump rattles off inaccurate statements or flat-out lies on a regular basis (a POLITICO analysis clocked him at one falsehood every three minutes and 15 seconds) and his opponent, Democratic…
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Blend Anything, Anywhere With An All-Time Low Price on Cuisinart’s Smart Stick
If you’ve ever thought about pulling out your blender to make a smoothie, sauce, or dip, and then held off because you didn’t want to clean 3,000 different parts, this deal is for you. The 4.4 star-rated Cuisinart Smart Stick Two-Speed Hand Blender is down to $35 today on Amazon, the best price they’ve…
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Videos: 16 Top Architects Discuss China’s “Museum Boom”
Ordos Art & City Museum / MAD Architects. Image © Shu He Currently on display at the Aedes Architecture Forum Berlin, “ZÀI XĪNG TǓ MÙ: Sixteen Chinese Museums, Fifteen Chinese Architects,” takes an in-depth look at China’s recent museum boom and its effects on the socio-political and cultural…
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Soxfords’ Cheeky New Tie Collection: Deviled eggs, Hula girls and a party monster add some well designed fun to your look
In the limited world of men’s accessories, ties (and bowties) are often given the mighty task of making a statement. Size, color options, material and patterning all allow for a bit more expression, but there’s a slim space between dull and too…… Continue…
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Unique And Bold Light Cube Collection
The lights never looked so unique! The Stoned Light Cube is a lighting element created by Atis Sedlenieks, the lead designer of Uniqcube. The product is a direct reference to nature and what surrounds us; from texture of stones, to the night sky and to the snow on the ground during winter. These natural…
PCWorld
Logitech K780 Wireless Keyboard review: One fantastic keyboard for your computer, phone, and tablet
As its name clearly states, Logitech’s K780 Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard promises to be the one keyboard to rule all your computing gizmos. Indeed, it’s fully compatible with Windows, Mac OS, Chrome OS, Android, and iOS—and more importantly, it provides fast and effortless switching between your computer,…
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Study: Earth’s roughly warmest in about 100,000 years
A new study paints a picture of an Earth that is warmer than it has been in about 120,000 years, and is locked into eventually hitting its hottest mark in more than 2 million years.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Collaboration enhances optical chip design process
A unique collaboration between a U.S. telecommunications equipment provider and a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science national laboratory has helped dramatically improve design cycle times for future high-speed optical networking components.
Lifehacker
Seamless and Grubhub Offer Delivery Discounts Just In Time for Your Debate Watch Party
Whether you’re watching tonight’s debate with friends, alone, or alone with a friendly bottle, food delivery services Grubhub and Seamless want to make sure you’re at least well fed. Both will give you 5% off your order of $10 or more, tonight only.http://lifehacker.com/how-to-stream-…Use the coupon…
TechCrunch
AirServer can now transmit your iPhone screen to your Xbox
AirServer, makers of software that essentially turns anything into an AirPlay sever, has announced the availability of AirServer for the Xbox One. That means you can transmit your AirPlay screens to your gaming console, thereby creating a black hole of Microsoft-on-Apple madness. Air Server also lets…
Acquire
Electric releases the lightest snow goggle on the market
The company’s most advanced goggle ever.Photo: ElectricElectric is pushing the performance envelope with their latest snow goggle, the Electrolite. As the name implies, the goggle weighs just 77 grams, making it the lightest goggle on the market. They were able to do this using a mold injected EVA frame…
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Tools : Star Wars Jawa Lawn Ornament – Exclusive
Utinni! This Star Wars Jawa Stone Lawn Ornament 16″ is ready to set up camp on your lawn. Over a foot tall and grey, this resin statue looks at home next to your angel statue or gargoyles. Just be sure to keep an eye on your lawnmower with this little guy around. $79.99
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T-Shirts & Apparel : X-Wing Fleece Robe
All Wings report in! Prepare yourself for an epic space battle, or a lazy weekend on the couch with a fleece bathrobe modeled after Poe Dameron’s X-Wing pilot outfit from The Force Awakens. This design is a ThinkGeek exclusive! $59.99
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How a Couple of Guys Built the Most Ambitious Alien Outreach Project Ever
You might think it takes vast governmental resources to launch an extraterrestrial communication effort. Nope
Lifehacker
Where to Sit On an Airplane for a Smoother Ride
Not only is turbulence annoying on a flight, it can be scary too. If you’re prone to motion sickness, or just want to avoid spilling coffee in your lap, here’s where you should try to sit.Read more…
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Mazda’s stunning Miata RF “baby Porsche Targa” now has a price
Mazda has priced up the Miata RF, the hardtop convertible version of its MX-5 roadster, which the automaker unveiled unexpectedly back in March. Surprise star of the New York Auto Show, the slick fastback does away with its sibling’s fabric roof and puts in its place a multi-section hard roof that unfolds…
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$40 too far: the real cost of the iPhone 7’s missing headphone jack
Last year, Kat Ascharya of 2machines interviewed Kelly, a 19-year-old community college student and intern who is fully dependent on her smartphone to access the internet. “We don’t have an Internet connection at home. We don’t have a large flatscreen TV or a Blu-Ray,” Kelly told 2machines. “We don’t…
Gizmodo
Journalists at the Presidential Debate Must Pay $200 for Wi-Fi [Update]
The first presidential debate is tonight, and you can watch it for free. But for journalists piling into Hofstra University, the price of doing business has gotten steeper.Read more…
TechSpot
Plex teams with Amazon to run its media server from the cloud
Plex is the go-to option for streaming from your own media library to pretty much any device that has a screen or can hook up to one. The service has traditionally required a dedicated, always-on PC to run its server component while a player app on a separate device handles…
RT – Daily news
‘Americans are on our side’: Al-Nusra commander says US arming jihadists via 3rd countries
US weapons are being delivered to Jabhat Al-Nusra by governments that Washington supports, a militant commander told the German media, adding that American instructors were in Syria to teach how to use the new equipment. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Every Netflix original series, ranked
Over at Vulture, Kathryn VanArendonk ranked 36 Netflix original series from worst to best. It’s not a spoiler to say that Orange is the New Black is #1 (I haven’t seen it yet and guessed that it would be right at the top). Personally, I would rank Stranger Things and Kimmy Schmidt lower and Narcos, Making…
Popular Science
Photos Suggest Mercury Is Actively Shrinking
Space And still has a hot core Mercury can’t get a break. Not only is it the smallest officially recognized planet in our Solar System, but it’s also shrinking.
Digital Trends
Magic Bus wins $1 million to improve commuter bus access in Nairobi
What a difference a reasonably priced seat on a bus can make. A group of four college students won $1 million to help slum-dwellers in Nairobi, Kenya, and other cities get to work, according to CNN. The four co-founders of Magic Bus won the Hult Prize competition with their startup company that aims…
Digital Trends
Digital Trends Has Best Summer Ever With Record Growth Over Three-Month Span
Digital Trends Has Best Summer Ever With Record Growth Over Three-Month Span Consumer technology site sees over 26M unique visitors in August, according to Google Analytics   PORTLAND, Ore., September 26, 2016 – Consumer technology publisher Digital Trends (www.DigitalTrends.com) has set an all-time…
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Satellites could predict the next human-caused earthquake
Back in March, the US Geological Survey (USGS) changed its method of tracking earthquakes to include human-induced seismic activity. Suddenly, Oklahoma looked as tremor-prone as California, mainly due to the spread of wastewater disposal wells in the…
The Awesomer
Perspective Drawing Hack
LinkA brilliantly simple way to create two-point perspective drawings by fixing a piece of elastic string to the two edges of your image, then pulling it up and down with a paper clip. It doesn’t provide a hard straight-edge, but it’s still a cool hack. More Awesome Stuff: 1 Million DotsRainbow Pen…
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Here’s what Apple may do with your health data
Health and fitness are the future for wearables, and no one knows it better than Apple. To that end, the iPhone 7 maker is reportedly working to take data collected from the Apple Watch 2 and use it to offer advice to users. Anonymous sources speaking to Bloomberg say Apple is ready to make its HealthKit…
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in depth: 3D scanning technology is helping to bring custom earphones to the masses
Snugs Custom earphonesIn-ear headphones can sometimes be a “love them or hate them” affair. There are those who love their compactness, and the way even non-noise cancelling pairs can offer a good amount of noise-isolation from the outside world, and there are others who can’t stand having something…
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Amazon Serta Office Chair Sale – up to 52% off
Amazon Serta Office Chair Sale – up to 52% off
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Wesley Walls embeds multi-level home into forested Arkansas hillside
American architect Wesley Walls has created a home for his family in central Arkansas that is composed of stacked boxes clad in stone, metal and glass (+ slideshow). (more…)
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Avalon House / ArchiBlox
© Michael Wickham Architects: ArchiBlox Location: Avalon Beach NSW 2107, Australia Area: 106.0 sqm Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Michael Wickham, Tom Ross © Michael…
Lifehacker
How to Foster Sympathy in Your Children at a Young Age
Parents and teachers might often wonder how to teach children caring toward others–more so when the world feels full of disagreement, conflict, and aggression.This post originally appeared on The Conversation.As development psychologists, we know that children start to pay attention to the emotions of…
Next Big Future
Will China and the Philippines cut cooperative resource development deals to defuse the South China Sea ?
In the South China Sea, China has built three major islands Fiery Cross, Subi, and Mischief Reef which all have approximately 10,000 foot runways, deep water harbors, and enough reinforced hangars to house 24 fighters as well as bombers, tankers, and airborne early warning aircraft. China is also building…
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samuel wilkinson suspends brace chair and offcuts inside cube
the chair was presented during london design festival within an installation of 4,000 offcuts floating above a mirrored floor in a 3m cube. The post samuel wilkinson suspends brace chair and offcuts inside cube appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Review: ShockStop stem smooths rough rides
Over the years, various companies have introduced their own take on the suspension handlebar stem. A lot of those stems were intended for mountain biking, and as a result were rather gawky-looking and thus unpopular with consumers. Last August, however, Redshift Sports launched a Kickstarter…
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Legos flushed by Brits alone could build a world-record tower – CNET
You don’t even want to know how many Barbie dolls were turned into Sewer Swim Mermaids.
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Disney reportedly eyes Twitter for potential buyout – CNET
The media powerhouse may be the latest company to go after Twitter, Bloomberg News reports. That could pit Disney against Google and Salesforce.
TechCrunch
Cognovi Labs will study the presidential debates tonight with their emotional sentiment tool
 TechCrunch first reported on Cognovi Labs back in June when the Dayton, Ohio-based analytics startup correctly predicted the Brexit outcome hours ahead of the final vote. Tonight, the company has set up a war room of 30+ political and technical experts to study the presidential debate, in real-time,…
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No Body Cam From Cop Who Killed Keith Scott Because He Didn’t Turn It On
The police officer who shot and killed Keith Scott in a controversial police interaction last Tuesday in Charlotte, N.C., reportedly did not turn on his body camera at the beginning of the interaction, as required by department policy, but only after the shooting occurred. Such a failure to adhere…
Ars Technica
Ars TV Guide: All the new shows you’ll want to check out this fall
Luke Cage is coming, and your bullets mean nothing to him. Fall TV season is in full swing, but there’s still time to figure out what’s worth watching from the new crop of shows just underway. At Ars, we’ve painstakingly evaluated the new fall titles for possible geek-related awesomeness…
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Why Beef Is About to Get Cheaper
Fire up the grill and invite me over, friend. Today, we feast in celebration.Read more…
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Baidu Releases AI Benchmark
Calling for 100x faster processors, Baidu released DeepBench, a benchmark for how fast processors train neural networks.
Digital Trends
Neural Photo Editor works like magic thanks to machine learning
Neural Photo Editor is an experimental piece of retouching software from researchers at the University of Edinburgh that uses neural networks to act like Photoshop on steroids. Thanks to machine learning, it can intuitively interpret how a user intends to retouch a photo based on a “contextual paintbrush.”…
TechCrunch
GM’s Maven starts offering one-way car sharing
 GM’s Maven has begun rolling out one-way car sharing for its members in Ann Arbor and Detroit, letting users pick up vehicles and use them to get between Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan, and between Detroit and the Detroit Metro airport. The one-way service is a big advantage for car-sharing…
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Japanese To Pay Utility Bills Using Bitcoin
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Stack: Japanese citizens will soon be able to pay their utility bills using bitcoin. The facility is being provided by Coincheck Denki, a new service offered by the Japanese bitcoin company, which will be available to users in November. Coincheck outlined…
Mashable
Authorities shed light on boat crash that killed MLB star José Fernández
José Fernández — the Miami Marlins pitcher who died early Sunday in a boating accident — was killed by trauma, not drowning, authorities said Monday. According to Lorenzo Veloz of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fernández and two friends were traveling at full speed, between 55…
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Game Theory | Uri Rozen | TEDxBGU
Journalists are usually regarded as sensational, morally dubious and greedy for nothing but ratings. Uri Rozen’s mission is to show that it is the current state of media that causes most of the flaws of today’s journalism, rather than the journalists. He uses Game Theory to show how the circumstances…
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My rights and duties as a Kid | Qaswara Zaid Zarea | TEDxKids@Jeddah
Stating what he admit to do and what he really needs from us as adults to be considerate of his childhood Young TV show presenter talent This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Kitchen Design Idea – Cabinet Hardware Alternatives
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Tapping evolution to improve biotech products
Scientists can improve protein-based drugs by reaching into the evolutionary past, a paper published in Nature Biotechnology proposes.
The Awesomer
The MelloShip
Price: $2500+  | Pledge | LinkWe can think of few more relaxing ways to spend a day than floating on a quiet lake, or in a lazy hammock. The MelloShip combines both of these “activities” into one. Lie back, relax, and steer the solar-powered vessel via remote control. Holds two hammocks, so bring a friend!…
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This Kids Room Is Designed To Be Bright And Whimsical
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German cars will share real-time data to help you find parking
However smart your car might be, there’s only so much it can tell you by itself. Wouldn’t it be nice if cars regularly shared helpful driving info beyond what you offer in mobile apps? Here thinks so. It’s launching services that will have cars au…
FiveThirtyEight
Murders Rose At Their Fastest Pace In A Quarter Century Last Year
It’s official: Murder rose across the U.S. last year at the fastest pace since 1990, according to data released by the FBI on Monday. There were an estimated 15,696 murders in 2015, 1,532 more than in 2014 and the most recorded in a calendar year since 2008.The increase isn’t a surprise; other reports,…
Mashable
One of the most livable cities is hiding a disturbing reality
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — If you Google “Charlotte, North Carolina,” after you wade through stories about the police shooting of Keith Scott, you’re likely to see the city pop up on lists of the “best cities” in the United States. The Huffington Post called Charlotte “the new Atlanta” in late 2014….
Digital Trends
HTC may be building a phone with a touch-sensitive frame called the HTC Ocean
Rumors of a few new HTC devices, codenamed the ‘Ocean series,’ surfaced last week and at the time, were brushed off by the company as concepts created by HTC designers that would ultimately never be. According to well-known HTC leaker LlabTooFer, however, the three phones are in the works. According…
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This prefab house with a lush green roof was built in six weeks
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Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Scientists turn superbugs into sitting ducks with evolutionary hoodwink
(credit: Eric Erbe, Christopher Pooley, USDA) Bacteria are wizzes at developing resistance to our most powerful antibiotics. This unfortunate skill leads to millions of difficult-to-treat infections worldwide and growing fears that bacteria may one day become unstoppable. But these microbes’ evolutionary…
Ars Technica
Two million year climate record sheds light on change in ice ages
Enlarge (credit: NSIDC/Ted Scambos) When it comes to understanding the Earth’s past climates, we have to understand what the global temperatures were. Instrument readings only go back to the 1800s, so researchers have had to rely on proxies—things we can measure, like tree ring width or oxygen isotopes,…
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USA Today Reporter Blows Jill Stein’s Cover; Candidate Arrested at Debate Site
Media fact-checking of the first presidential debate started before the candidates even arrived on Monday. Jill Stein, the Green Party nominee, did not qualify for the debate (even though Monday’s event undoubtedly would be improved by the inclusion of additional candidates like Stein and Gary Johnson)…
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Scientists put a new twist on artificial muscles
In recent years, researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas and colleagues at the University of Wollongong in Australia have put a high-tech twist on the ancient art of fiber spinning, using modern materials to create ultra-strong, powerful, shape-shifting yarns.
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Mozilla’s Proposed Conclusion: Game Over For WoSign and Startcom?
Reader Zocalo writes: Over the last several months Mozilla has been investigating a large number of breaches of what Mozilla deems to be acceptable CA protocols by the Chinese root CA WoSign and their perhaps better known subsidiary StartCom, whose acquisition by WoSign is one of the issues in question….
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Hackers Are Trying to Hold a Los Angeles Investment Bank to Ransom
Hackers have stolen apparent internal documents from a Californian investment bank and published them online, likely in an effort to extort money from the victim company.The hacker or hackers, who call themselves The Dark Overlord, recently tried to extort a series of health care organisations into paying…
RT – Daily news
S. Korean helicopter crashes during ‘show of force’ snap drills with US navy
The South Korean military has apparently lost a helicopter during a surprise exercise with US warships in the East China Sea staged as the latest show of military might and readiness to counter “North Korea’s unprovoked acts of aggression.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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Dimore Studio’s chic, glamorous furniture debuts in the U.S.
Rich colors and even richer materials For its U.S. debut, Milanese design firm Dimore Studio made sure to include a bit of its best-known work stateside: the sublime planetary lights hovering over the dining room of iconic Chicago restaurant the Pump Room. Indeed, a scaled-down yet equally stunning…
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China’s largest ride-hailing company is investing in bicycles
The largest ride-hailing service in China just made a big investment in a different kind of transportation program: bicycle sharing. According to a report from TechCrunch, DiDi Chuxing is kicking off a “multi-layered partnership” with Ofo — an app-based bicycle sharing outfit with a network of over…
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I.M. Pei’s National Gallery of Art building set to reopen this week in Washington
From the outside, not much has changed. After a three-year, $69m renovation, the East Building of the National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington, DC, looks about the same as it did when it first opened in June 1978. […] Step inside and the differences become clear. The gallery, which reopens to…
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Engineering giant Arup announces imminent layoffs following Brexit vote
Article 50 still hasn’t been triggered, but the fallout from Brexit is already impacting the UK and its economy. And, as many predicted, architecture isn’t immune to its effects. In one of the first major post-referendum announcements pertaining to the discipline, engineering giant Arup has stated that…
VentureBeat
How 4 chatbots responded to random, unrelated questions
GUEST: Chatbots are not new, especially for this generation. In fact, back in 2000, if any of you had ever been an avid user of AOL Instant Messenger, you probably tried chatting with its bot, SmarterChild. I did. I used it to request movie times and to be honest, called him names too (apparently, he…
VentureBeat
This is the Google Pixel
It’s not exactly a secret anymore that Google will be announcing a slew of new gadgets next week at its hardware event on October 4. VentureBeat can confirm that the world will indeed be introduced to a Google Pixel (pictured above) and a Google Pixel XL. Rumors that Google is launching two new phones,…
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5 bots to try this week: SolveKaro, Zoom.ai, Rebotify, MindIQ, and Reminders
EXCLUSIVE: Bollywood, Hollywood and math. Yes, math, or if you prefer, maths. Helping students with basic arithmetic, as well solving basic quadratic and cubic equations in one variable with movie star flair is the aim of a bot making its debut on this week’s top bot list. Here are the five most popular…
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Gorgeous Mars valley was ‘once a potentially habitable place’ – CNET
See a fresh view of the ancient Mars valley that intrigues scientists and could be the landing site for a new Mars mission.
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Feed the hungry by deleting a photo from your Instagram? No, really – CNET
You’ve already enjoyed those burgers and fries, so why not send a picture of them to the recycle bin for a good cause?
Digital Trends
Human neurons implanted into mice shows advance in treatment of spinal injuries
Spinal cord injuries can be profoundly life-altering for those who suffer them, but a significant advance may have been made by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco. As detailed in a new paper, published in the journal Cell Stem Cell, investigators were able to transplant human…
Mashable
It only takes a single piece of paper for this artist to create beauty
Whether it’s Greek sculpture or Renaissance paintings, paper cutting might not be the first thing you think of when you hear the word “art.” The work of Pippa Dyrlaga, an artist from Yorkshire, UK, might just change that. While completing her master’s degree at Leeds Metropolitan University, Dyrlaga…
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Lexar Professional USB 3.0 Dual-Slot Reader $19.95
Lexar Professional USB 3.0 Dual-Slot Reader $19.95
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Cosmology Safe as Universe Has No Sense of Direction
London, UK (SPX) Sep 26, 2016 The universe is expanding uniformly according to research led by UCL which reports that space isn’t stretching in a preferred direction or spinning. The new study, published in Physical Review Letters, studied the cosmic microwave background (CMB) which is the remnant…
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Airbus Expands its German Satellite Building Facility
Friedrichshafen, Germany (SPX) Sep 26, 2016 Airbus Defence and Space is continuing to future-proof its site at Friedrichshafen, Germany, with the construction of a new Integrated Technology Centre (ITC). At the heart of the four-storey centre with a basement and a footprint of around 4,200 m2 will…
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Hubble spots possible water plumes erupting on Jupiter’s Moon Europa
Baltimore MD (SPX) Sep 27, 2016 Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have imaged what may be water vapor plumes erupting off the surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa. This finding bolsters other Hubble observations suggesting the icy moon erupts with high-altitude water vapor plumes. …
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Rosetta: The end of a space odyssey
Paris (AFP) Sept 26, 2016 Europe’s trailblazing deep-space comet exploration for clues to the origins of the Solar System ends Friday with the Rosetta orbiter joining robot lab Philae on the iceball’s dusty surface for eternity. The 1.4-billion-euro ($1.5-billion), 12-year odyssey will conclude…
Next Big Future
China pushing for 50% faster train technology for world export and adaption for any rail network and all geographic conditions
China is designing its next generation of trains that can carry passengers at a top speed of 500 kilometers (310 miles) an hour and cargo at 250km/h, with wheels that can adjust to fit different track gauges used around the world.Under an ambitious government plan starting this year, the country is developing…
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Scientists catch a classic quantum experiment on camera
If you know a bit about quantum physics, you’ve likely heard of the Schrödinger’s Cat concept used to explain superpositions: a cat in a box with a poison flask is at once alive and dead until you look inside. Researchers have produced this oddball state in the lab before, but they’re now using it to…
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Microsoft aims to use 50% renewable energy by 2018
Microsoft has some ambitious goals to decrease its impact on the environment, and chief among them is the plan to utilize 50-percent renewable energy by 2018. This renewable energy will come from a mixture of solar power, wind, and hydro power, which the company says it buys through the grid and directly….
TechSpot
Google reportedly testing a Chrome OS/Android hybrid OS, codenamed Andromeda
Google may have more in store than some new Pixel phones at its upcoming hardware event Slater for October 4. According to a reports from Android Police and 9to5Google, the company might finally be ready to talk about its long rumored merger of Chrome OS and Android into one hybrid…
Gizmodo
Uber’s Self-Driving Car Passengers Were Signing Their Lives Away
Uber’s fleet of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh are super exciting for anyone interested in the future of transportation—but they could come at a huge risk for passengers riding in the vehicles.Read more…
RT – Daily news
US-branded hotels in Turkey face ‘credible’ terror threats, American consulate warns
A US consulate in Turkey is warning of “specific and credible” potential terrorist threats against hotels run by American companies in the resort city of Adana. Just days earlier, the State Department allowed families of its diplomats to return to Adana. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Astronomers Spy Shadowy Plumes Around Europa
If confirmed, the icy Jovian moon’s eruptions could offer new pathways for exploring its subsurface ocean — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Ars Technica
Stay tuned to find out how Elon Musk is going to take us to Mars
Enlarge / Elon Musk speaks during the StartmeupHK Venture Forum in Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. (credit: Justin Chin/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Attention, fellow space junkies! After weeks of teasing us with talk of his Interplanetary Transport System and images of his new Raptor…
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SHARKK Lightning Headphones for Apple iPhone 7 $42.99
SHARKK Lightning Headphones for Apple iPhone 7 $42.99
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Your Guide to Minimalist Sofas
You’ll never find that perfect sofa — especially on a budget. But you can come close. …Read More »
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Spending Other People’s Money Makes Trump a Perfect Fit for Washington: New at Reason
Donald Trump likes to spend other people’s money. Can you imagine that in Washington? A. Barton Hinkle writes: Last week, in comments about getting other countries to pay for safe zones in Syria, Trump boasted of using other people’s money: “It’s called OPM. I do that all the time in business….
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Iron Nanoparticles Trigger Immune System Offensive Against Cancer
The paradox of cancer, what makes it so insidious, is that it is us. Bacteria, viruses, and fungi represent invaders—their DNA is that of another organism (or virus). Our immune systems recognize these things as such, and they respond defensively. In most cases these responses are successful. Cancer,…
VentureBeat
Uber launches gift cards in thousands of U.S. retail outlets, online purchase coming soon
Uber is making it easier to give out rides to friends and family with the launch of gift cards in thousands of retail outlets across the U.S. From today, you can buy gift cards in Walmart, Target, and CVS, and Uber says that the cards will be available in around 35,000 locations across the country in…
VentureBeat
Philadelphia 76ers is first among NBA, NFL, and MLB franchises to own an esports team
Professional sports have just passed the ball to its digital counterpart. The professional basketball team the Philadelphia 76ers announced today that it has acquired and merged two esports teams, Dignitas and Apex. This is the first time a major North American sports franchise has had its own professional…
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Jetpack Joyride will blast its way into casinos
Gamblit Gaming said today it has cut a deal with Halfbrick Studios to take the smash hit Jetpack Joyride to casino floors. The Glendale, California-based company specializes in real-money gambling and skill games in both mobile and land-based casinos. It announced a flurry of deals lately, including…
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Logitech’s G602 Gaming Mouse Has All the Features You Need For $40
Logitech’s G602 is more than enough gaming mouse for most people—we’re talking 250 hour battery life, 11 programmable buttons, and per-user programmable DPI settings—and it can be yours for an all-time low $40 today.Read more…
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Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils (96-Pack) $10.17
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils (96-Pack) $10.17
Gizmodo
Don’t Worry, the Earth Is Not Locked into Ten Degrees of Warming
The internet is abuzz with a new climate study that seemed to deliver a bombshell conclusion: the amount of carbon humans have put into the atmosphere may have already committed the planet 3 to 7 degrees Celsius (5.4 to 12.6 degrees Fahrenheit) of global warming.Read more…
RT – Daily news
‘I literally hear the gunshots pass my face’: 9 injured amid barrage of gunshots in Houston
A man opened fire on commuters near a strip mall in southwest Houston, Texas, early Monday morning, wounding nine people before being shot and killed by police. A bomb squad is searching what is believed to be the suspect’s car. Read Full Article at RT.com
Computerworld
Microsoft continues pushing hybrid cloud with new launches
Microsoft continued its push to get companies on the hybrid cloud train on Monday, with the launch of several products all tailored at helping bridge on-premises datacenters and the public cloud. The company announced that Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 will be available for purchase on…
Newswise: SciNews
Live Webcast: What to Expect From the Coming Quantum Era
In a live webcast October 5, Michele Mosca will explore quantum technologies – those that already exist and those yet to come – and how they will affect our lives.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Ultrtasmall nanoparticles show ability to induce cell death in tumors
BBC News – World
Caught in the crossfire
As Syria’s government tries to recapture all of Aleppo, we ask why are children are so badly affected in the battle for the northern city.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Closure of Palestinian pages sparks Facebook censorship fears
Facebook apologised Monday after temporarily disabling accounts linked to two Palestinian news sites critical of Israel, a move that drew concern over potential online censorship.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Ex-Verizon worker accused for selling customer phone records
Federal prosecutors in Alabama say a former Verizon Wireless technician used the company’s computers to obtain customers’ private call records—plus data showing where customers’ phones were—and sold them to an unnamed private investigator.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New finding supports Moon creation hypothesis
A layer of iron and other elements deep underground is the evidence scientists have long been seeking to support the hypothesis that the moon was formed by a planetary object hitting the infant Earth some 4.5 billion years ago, a new study led by Johns Hopkins University scientists argues.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New low-mass objects could help refine planetary evolution
When a star is young, it is often still surrounded by a primordial rotating disk of gas and dust, from which planets can form. Astronomers like to find such disks because they might be able to catch the star partway through the planet formation process, but it’s highly unusual to find such disks around…
Digital Trends
Google reaches for the stars with rumored do-it-all laptop running new “Andromeda” OS
Android and Chrome OS may merge, thanks to rumors reignited by Android Police. We may see the merged OS, codenamed Andromeda, on a tablet-laptop hybrid from Google coming in 2017. What has fueled rumors about Andromeda is the existence of a product, internally codenamed Bison, and nicknamed “Pixel 3.”…
Mashable
The 5 most prevalent climate change phenomena explained simply
Promoted by Cool Effect Now helping Earth is as easy as tapping a button. Fight climate change by supporting the world’s best projects committed to reducing carbon pollution. Small actions can create planet-sized change.Global warming is an enormous part of public discourse today. It permeates politics,…
Mashable
Stephen Hawking says humanity needs to venture into space for our survival
Famous cosmologist Stephen Hawking believes that humanity’s future lies away from Earth.  In a book excerpt published by The Guardian, Hawking contends that humans need to venture deep into space for the sake of adventure and the survival of our species. He also thinks that “the new space age” we’re…
The Awesomer
Playing the Metallophon
LinkWeapons expert Vitaly Kryuchin heads up the Russian Federation of Practical Shooting. While on the firing range, he came up with this very special musical instrument called the Metallophon, which is played with bullets and extraordinary aim. More Awesome Stuff: Noodle Physics SimulationOdd and…
Gizmodo
Why This Arctic Language Doesn’t Use an Alphabet
So before you feel tricked by a technicality: Inuktitut does have a written language, but it’s just not an alphabet. Instead, as Tom Scott explains, it uses a related system of symbols to express sounds called an abugida.Read more…
ReadWrite
Can a blockchain-IoT hybrid finally give us smart guns?
Over the last 20 years, technologists have been working hard to create solutions to the challenges of gun safety. Their efforts have kept pace with the technological developments of Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, sensor technology, wearables and IoT. Yet their implementation has been slow, if not stalled to a halt….
The Verge – All Posts
Someone may have hacked dozens of university websites for a gambling SEO scheme
People will do crazy things to get to the top of the “real money slots” search rankings. Last week, researchers at eTraffic uncovered a scheme that sent a certain site rocketing up the organic search rankings. When eTraffic investigated, 76 different university and foundation web pages — including Stanford,…
Curbed National
Nursery design 101: Tips for creating a kid’s room
Create a space that can evolve as your child grows For 20 years, Aaron Christensen has created every type of fun and immersive environments for children—from nurseries and bedrooms to retail interiors and play spaces—through his firm Embellishments Studio. As a self-described “artistic handyman,” Christensen…
Deals
Save a Bundle On TiVo’s Commercial-Obliterating Bolt DVR
It looks like a giant iPhone 6 that spent too much time in someone’s back pocket, but the Tivo Bolt is probably the best DVR you can buy (as long as you can stomach the service fees). So if you’re game for skipping commercials with one button, Amazon’s marked the 500GB model down to $170 today, and the…
Lifehacker
Lumoid Lets You Indulge Your Love of Gadgets by Renting to Try Before You Buy
Gadgets can be expensive, so you want to make sure they’re actually worth the price before you buy. Lumoid is a service that lets you rent out camera equipment, audio gear, fitness trackers, and other gadgets to make sure you actually like them before you commit.When you’re in the market for a new gadget,…
Big Think
In the Mood for Cheese? Here’s Why You Should Consider Full-Fat Over Reduced-Fat Options
The study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition seems to indicate that eating regular-fat cheese has no effect on our bad cholesterol (LDL), but does have a positive effect on our good cholesterol (HDL).Read More
Reason.com Full Feed
Baltimore Man Calls 911, Gets Beaten To Death By Responding Cops
Tawan Boyd, a 21-year-old Baltimore man, called 911 last week in a frightened and intoxicated state. His girlfriend, Deona Styron—the mother of his 3-year-old son and pregnant with their second child—was heard by the dispatcher as saying “Tell them hurry up!” When police arrived at Boyd’s house, Boyd…
CNET News.com
Researchers put urine in a backpack, ride rollercoaster for science – CNET
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What’s streaming on Amazon for October 2016 – CNET
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” joins the quartet of “Lethal Weapon” movies and “Secretary” in October.
The Verge – All Posts
Google’s upcoming 4K Chromecast might ditch the Chrome logo
Google’s got a growing list of gadget announcements we’re expecting at the company’s October 4th media event, and this is one of the more exciting ones: a Chromecast capable of 4K playback. It’s reportedly called Chromecast Ultra, according to a previous report from Android Police — but in this new image…
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Money Matters. How’s Your Financial Resilience? | Kristy Muir | TEDxUNSW
The doctrine ‘Money can’t buy you happiness’ is arguably the new school of thought. Some of us might even live by it. But what if you were in a situation where you had no money, would your perspective change? Kristy Muir explores the issue of financial resilience and how the slippery path to disadvantage…
TechCrunch
Senator calls for SEC investigation into Yahoo breach
 Yahoo’s announcement last week that data from 500 million user accounts had been stolen in 2014 by what it called a “state-sponsored actor” certainly alarmed Yahoo’s users and its new bosses at Verizon. But now it seems that eyebrows were raised in the Senate as well. Senator Mark Warner, a co-founder…
Scientific American Content: Global
Stroke Study Sparks Call for Revamping Emergency Care Plan
The brain-saving benefits of clot removal are most pronounced with quick intervention — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Popular Science
Watch A UPS Drone Deliver Medical Supplies To An Island
Aviation The shipping giant plays catch-up in the unmanned delivery game UPS drone delivered an inhaler to an island to prove that it could.
HiConsumption
Snugpak Cocoon Hammock
A cocoon that can easily turn your summertime hammock into a winter-ready sleeper.
Next Big Future
Converting B52 to Arsenal plane would increase air to air missiles available to a networked F35 from two to about 100 missiles
The Pentagon’s emerging “Arsenal Plane” or “flying bomb truck” is likely to be a modified, high-tech adaptation of the iconic B-52 bomber designed to fire air-to-air weapons, release swarms of mini-drones and provide additional fire-power to 5th generation stealth fighters such as the F-35 and F-22,…
BBC News – World
Tributes for US golf legend Arnold Palmer, who died aged 87
Some of the biggest names in golf have paid tribute to the veteran superstar Arnold Palmer, who has died aged 87.
Digital Trends
New platform will offer insights on patient health by listening to people speak
Can the same technology which analyzes emotion in voices also be used to identify health-related issues, ranging from stress and depression to heart conditions? That’s the question being asked as part of a collaboration between voice-driven emotions analytics company Beyond Verbal and researchers at…
Digital Trends
Mono or stereo? Duoecho magnetic Bluetooth speaker offers both in one package
It’s tough to beat wireless speakers when it comes to portability and ease of use, but even with multiroom systems like Sonos or Denon’s HEOS, actual stereo sound isn’t always a given. The Duoecho, now on Kickstarter, aims to solve that problem by offering a Bluetooth speaker that is actually two speakers…
Digital Trends
Time for some chaos? Reconfigured processors may extend life of Moore’s Law
Moore’s Law, which maintains that the number of transistors on a processor will double every couple of years, has held strong for much of five decades but has struggled in recent years as the complexity of producing ever smaller transistors becomes ever greater. A potential solution is now in sight,…
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Ring Bearer Ring Security Polo Shirt
Make your little ring bearer feel like the most important person at the wedding by dressing him in this ring security polo shirt. It can be personalized with the names of the groom and bride in addition to the wedding date. Check it out $21.95
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Driftwood Orb Air Plant Vase
Add a little green to any part of your home using this driftwood orb air plant vase. The driftwood vase measures six inches across and requires absolutely no dirt for the plant to flourish – all it needs is water, air, and a little TLC. Check it out $30.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
DIY Robot Building Kit
Make robotics fun for your young inventor with this DIY robot building kit. The kit comes with over 600 interlocking parts that snap together and work alongside an app that provides step-by-step instructions on how to construct different models. Check it out $351.64
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Smartphone Assisted Stud Finder
Take the guesswork out of your next construction project with the smartphone assisted stud finder. Rather than having to rely on expensive tools, this attachment lets you see up to four inches through drywall and concrete to detect studs, wires, and pipes. Check it out $199.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
HELLO Communication Device
Turn any TV into an all-in-one video conferencing platform using the HELLO communication device. A 4K video sensor and quad-core processor work together alongside 4 smart microphones to provide HQ video and audio. Check it out $189.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Fractal Jigsaw Puzzle
Give your brain a good workout by trying to solve this fractal jigsaw puzzle. Instead of regular puzzle pieces, you’ll have to piece together 11 long uniquely shaped fractal pieces. You start with the edges and work your way around until completing the entire puzzle. Check it out $56.18
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Mercury found to be tectonically active
Images acquired by NASA’s MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft show geologic features that indicate Mercury is likely still contracting today, joining Earth as a tectonically active planet in our Solar System.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Single photon light emitting diodes for on-chip integration
Researchers from the Graphene Flagship use layered materials to create an all-electrical quantum light emitting diodes (LED) with single-photon emission. These LEDs have potential as on-chip photon sources in quantum information applications.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Discovery may benefit farmers worldwide
University of Guelph plant scientists have shown for the first time how an ancient crop teams up with a beneficial microbe to protect against a devastating fungal infection, a discovery that may benefit millions of subsistence farmers and livestock in developing countries.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Recycling cancer-fighting tools: Researchers working to produce vital radioisotopes at a cheaper cost
According to the World Nuclear Association, more than 10,000 hospitals worldwide use radioisotopes in medicine. Molybdenum-99, the parent isotope of technetium-99m, is the most widely used radioisotope for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. However, production costs and the limited viability of the…
Mashable
Google will help you register to vote with a new ‘Doodle’
Google Doodle is joining the likes of Rock the Vote, Facebook, and Snapchat to get you to register to vote.  SEE ALSO: Can Social Media Really Boost Voter Turnout? Just in time for National Voter Registration Day — and Monday’s presidential debate — Google launched an interactive doodle that delivers…
Gadget Review
Best 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player
Best 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site Despite the fact that 4K TVs have been on sale for nearly three years now, it’s only in 2016 that the very first 4K Blu-Ray players finally made their way to shelves so you can enjoy some of your favorite movies and TV shows in their…
Techbargains.com
LG 70″ 4K UHD HDR LCD Smart HDTV + Bonus LG 32″ HDTV + 2.1 Soundbar $1799.91
LG 70″ 4K UHD HDR LCD Smart HDTV + Bonus LG 32″ HDTV + 2.1 Soundbar $1799.91
New Scientist – Online news
US set to miss its emissions target under the Paris climate deal
The UN’s Paris climate agreement looks will likely come into effect earlier than thought, but the US for one needs to do much more to honour its commitments
HiConsumption
BMW Motorrad Concept Z
A BMW concept motorcycle with an autonomous driving mode for those who like to lounge.
kottke.org
This car’s glove box plays light jazz
When you open the glove compartment on this car, it sounds like light jazz. And with that, it’s time inaugurate a new tag on the site: things that sound like other things, which includes my all-time favorite, this shovel falling sounds exactly like Smells Like Teen Spirit. (via @kepano) Tags:…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Natural Brookwater bottles use activated carbon and volcanic rock to purify and enhance drinking water
The Sylva biofilter is a biodegradable tool of simple design, meant to remineralize and purify water slowly, at the patient speed of nature. Trace elements are invited back into water as odors and contaminants are extracted. Volcanic rock, activated carbon, and other organic materials make up the uncluttered…
BBC News – World
Deutsche Bank shares hit new low
Shares in one of Germany’s largest banks, Deutsche, hit a new low after a weekend report says Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out giving it state aid.
Lifehacker
Clean Your Cluttered Hard Drive with macOS Sierra’s New Storage Manager
One of the new, handy features in macOS Sierra takes care of something you probably don’t think much about: cluttered files filling up your hard drive. Now there’s a built-in utility that replaces those third-party tools and makes it easy to find space-hogging files, old applications, and more.Read more…
Deals
Carry Out Best Ever Prices on Timbuk2’s Classic Messenger Bag [Exclusive]
25 years later, Timbuk2’s Classic Messenger Bag remains a staple of many a commute, and with code KINJA30 you can get 30% off all the available colorways right here, resulting in best ever pricing on most.Read more…
HiConsumption
SureFire FirePak
A charging and lighting pack that illuminates the night for perfect nighttime video footage.
Gear Patrol
Roku Announces 5 New Streaming Devices
The cheapest of them is twice as powerful as the Roku 1. …Read More »
Archinect – News
This week’s picks for NYC architecture and design events
It’s back to the grind with a new season of architecture and design events in New York City. As always, the city is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked. For…
Latest news
Delight Customers, Streamline Sales with Cognitive Commerce
Cognitive systems and predictive analytics help online merchandisers understand customer needs and predict market trends, enabling them to optimize inventory and prices while satisfying more customers.
SlashGear
Steam overhaul rumored to feature reworked home page, global customer preferences
It may not be long before Steam gets a makeover. Apparently Valve has posted a developers-only update to let them know of an incoming overhaul, and briefly touch on the new features they can expect when the new Steam arrives. Even better is that this update claims that the newest version of Steam will…
SlashGear
Key Google Pixel phone details leak from China
Earlier this morning a set of specifications were leaked with Pixel and Pixel XL details we’d not seen before. These not-Nexus Android devices, also known by their code-names Sailfish and Marlin have been leaked in parts over the past several weeks, so we’ve gone ahead and constructed the lot together…
Mashable
Netflix releases chilling trailer for Ava DuVernay prison documentary
Freedom comes at a price Ava DuVernay’s 13th, a documentary about the imprisonment of African American men in the centuries since slavery was outlawed. The 13th amendment abolished slavery, but is it still alive in the prison system? SEE ALSO: Ava DuVernay on being a rebel, distributing diverse…
The Awesomer
The Science Behind Railguns
LinkMehdi Sadaghdar tries to make a railgun on a much smaller scale. He ends up making a music video, discovering Donald Trump’s origin story and of course hurting himself in the process. Learn more on his blog. More Awesome Stuff: Casually Explained: Evolution Tier ListAdam Ruins FuneralsThe Truth…
Reason.com Full Feed
America’s Proxy War in Yemen
The Senate blocked an effort by Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Chris Murphy (D-Ct.) to nix a $1.5 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, which is engaged in a war of choice in Yemen, where the U.S.- and Saudi-backed government was overthrown by Iranian-backed rebels in 2014. Al-Monitor described the vote…
Reason.com Full Feed
Maybe Donald Trump Is the Real Ferguson Effect
Today the FBI released its report on crime rates in 2015. While property crime continued to decline, violent crime went up 3.1 percent since the previous year, and the most serious violent crime—murder—jumped 10.8 percent. Some of you are probably scratching your head and saying, “Hold on. We’ve been…
Curbed National
Small space, maximum impact: 3 homeowners on working with limited square footage
We look to three Curbed House Calls subjects who live large in petite spaces Every week, we visit a home with style and soul in our House Calls feature. We’ve noticed a trend: There’s no correlation between good design and size. In many cases, making great design in small spaces is a matter of good choices…
The Next Web
4K ‘Chromecast Ultra’ leaks ahead of October event
Google is reportedly announcing a whole boat load of things at its upcoming October 4 event. While the new Pixel phones have gotten the attention, there’s also a 4K Chromecast on the way – and now it’s leaked. Evan Blass from VentureBeat corroborates an earlier report from Android Police that the device…
Talks at Google
Kailash Kher | Talks at Google
Kailash Kher is an accomplished Indian musician and singer. With his band Kailasa, he has performed in more than 1,000 concerts in the past 12 years. He Talks his new album Ishq Anokha and his work with Daya Sumitra Educational Society, a non-profit that runs schools for the under privileged in India….
Scientific American Content: Global
It Takes 2: RNA–DNA Mashup May Have Kick-Started Life on Earth
New research shows each molecule needed the other one — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Scientific American Content: Global
Spinal Tap Test Gauges Sports Concussion Severity
Biomarkers detected in athletes’ spinal fluid could reveal the severity of concussions—and hint at potential dementia risk  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
TechCrunch
Uber is researching flying short-haul urban transportation
 Short-haul flights in airborne taxis: It’s next-level alright, but is it next-level hype, or something city-dwellers can actually look forward to? Uber is betting it’s the latter, according to comments made by the company’s head of products to Recode’s Kara Swisher at a conference this past weekend….
How-To Geek
Quickly Open Recent Apps and Documents With This Hidden Mac Feature
You probably have a lot of apps and documents on your Mac, but access a few very frequently. This little terminal command adds a useful, but hidden, feature: a one-click menu to access your recent apps and documents right from your dock.Click Here to Continue Reading
Newswise: SciNews
New Winter Wheat Variety Offers High Yields, Disease Resistance
High yields and an excellent disease resistance package–these are qualities producers can expect from Oahe, the new winter wheat cultivar released by the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. From 2013 to 2015, Oahe ranked No. 1 in mean grain yield among hard red winter wheat trials in the North…
Phys.org: Physics News
Photons do the twist, and scientists can now measure it
Researchers in the University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering have measured the twisting force, or torque, generated by light on a silicon chip. Their work holds promise for applications such as miniaturized gyroscopes and torsional sensors to measure magnetic field, which can have…
Phys.org: Physics News
Construction of world’s most sensitive dark matter detector moves forward
LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ), a next-generation dark matter detector that will be at least 100 times more sensitive than its predecessor, has cleared another approval milestone and is on schedule to begin its deep-underground hunt for theoretical particles known as WIMPs, or weakly interacting massive particles,…
Mashable
Google is planning to announce a boatload of new stuff in October
Now that you’re done lusting over jet black iPhones, it’s time to turn your attention toward Google. You know, the guys who make Android and Chrome. And what a bonanza the company reportedly has in store for Oct. 4. SEE ALSO: Google’s smart speaker will be cheaper than the Amazon Echo, report says…
9to5Mac
Review: Lutron Caséta In-Wall Dimming Kit is the most elegant HomeKit lighting solution
Apple’s HomeKit feature lets you control “smart” lights with Siri or Apple’s new Home app on iOS 10, and there are generally two ways to make your home lighting more intelligent. You can change your light bulbs to “connected” bulbs that talk to a bridge over Wi-Fi, or you can replace your light switches…
GearMoose
Nerf N-Strike Elite Hyperfire
Fires 5 darts per second.
The Next Web
Sperm delivery by mail? There’s an app for that
When you think of the on-demand economy, I bet you imagine services like Amazon Prime, Uber and Postmates. The London Sperm Bank Donors think of sperm. A new service, dubbed ‘Order a Daddy,’ lets users narrow down results from a sperm donor registry to find their ideal match. Browsing potential fathers…
Dezeen
Brick “pixel patchwork” envelops Residenza Le Stelle housing by Buzzi Studio Di Architettura
A+Awards: brickwork assembled by robots forms wavy facades across these apartment blocks in Switzerland – the latest project in our series about winners from this year’s Architizer A+Awards (+ slideshow). (more…)
BBC News – World
Colombia peace deal: Historic agreement due to be signed
Colombia’s government and left-wing Farc rebels are set to sign an agreement deal that formally brings an end to 52 years of civil war.
Digital Trends
You can save $140 on this awesome Asus Zenbook
It’s hard to go wrong with the 13.3-inch Asus Zenbook UX305UA. It’s built from the same cloth as its thinner cousin — the excellent Zenbook UX305CA — but packs more horsepower thanks to its Core i5 Skylake processor. In fact, just a few months ago we deemed this laptop the best ultrabook value on the…
Digital Trends
NextDesk’s new exercise bike fits office life the way your other bike doesn’t
Sitting at a desk all day is not only murder on the waistline, it can actually kill you. NextDesk’s newest weapon against a slow, sedentary death is the NextDesk Velo, an exercise bike addition to their powered desks made to bring bike life into the office. The Velo is essentially an indoor exercise…
Digital Trends
Optical defibrillator shows promise as a less shocking way to reset your heart
Correcting the irregular heartbeat of an arrhythmia with a standard defibrillator can be a shocking experience that jolts the patient and sometimes leaves residual damage to the very heart muscle that the technique is trying to fix. A team of researchers from John Hopkins University hopes to change this…
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
Scientific American Content: Global
How Physicists Trapped Photons in a Box
Physicist and Nobelist Serge Haroche describes using a mirrored box to trap photons  to spy on them as they bounce around inside. This Nature Video was produced with support from Mars,… — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Mashable
John Oliver proves Trump’s scandals are way worse than Clinton’s with raisins
On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver focused on tallying the scandals between presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, using an oatmeal raisin cookie analogy.  Read more…More about Mashable Video, President, Presidential Elections, Us, and Decision
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The best GPS running watch
By Jim McDannald This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer’s guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here. We’ve run with more than 20 GPS running watches over the past three years, and we’ve found the Garmi…
Gizmodo
Blind Woman Who Lived With Dead Son’s Skeleton for 20 Years Maybe Didn’t Know He Was There
In what one law enforcement source called a “reverse Psycho scene,” the remains of a man—yet to be named by police and thought to be around 50 years old—was found at the Brooklyn home of his mother, Rita Wolfensohn, a woman who is legally blind and a hoarder.Read more…
Reason.com Full Feed
Clinton Suggests Paying States and Cities to Fix Bad Licensing Laws
In a policy brief released last week, Hillary Clinton’s campaign promises “a national initiative to break down unnecessary barriers to starting a company” including reforming occupational licensing laws that “increase costs for everyone and stand in the way of those who are eager to start new careers…
CNET News.com
Do Snapchat Spectacles look dumber than Google Glass? (The 3:59, Ep. 112) – CNET
We also talk about Hillary Clinton’s big selfie moment and where to watch the presidential debate.
CNET News.com
Samsung calls dibs on Department of Energy’s screen coatings – CNET
Electronics giant licenses a superhydrophobic film for glass screens developed by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory that’s supposed to repel water, reduce light reflection and resist fingerprints and smudges.
CNET News.com
Mapping company Here will let drivers use maps from competing automakers – Roadshow
Automakers working together for the common good is a welcome, albeit rare, sight.
PCWorld
Microsoft-Nissan partnership treats cars like PCs
The future of Windows phones may be in doubt, but Microsoft’s mobile vision now extends to another frontier: cars. A partnership with Renault-Nissan treats the car of the future much like Microsoft treats PCs.Microsoft said Monday that it has struck a multi-year deal with Renault-Nissan to power the…
The Verge – All Posts
Why President Obama helping George W. Bush take a photo strikes such a chord
We’re less than 12 hours from what is bound to be one of the most watched, and bloodiest, political showdowns of an already ultra-polarized US election season. So now would be a good time to remember what it looks like to be a civil human being. Let’s start with President Obama, who over the weekend…
The Verge – All Posts
Apple now sells Sonos speakers since the future of audio is wireless
Apple insists that the best path forward for audio is going wireless. And if that’s going to be true, the future needs to involve a lot more than just earbuds. So today it’s been announced that Sonos speakers are coming to Apple’s retail locations. You’ll be able to buy either the Play:1 ($199) or Play:5…
Mashable
Waze wants to help people keep up with their ‘favorite brands’
Waze is experimenting with new ways to drive its millions of users into advertisers’ stores. The social navigation app now lets users “favorite” certain brands, which then appear prominently on the map and within other features like Calendar Sync and even Speed Limits. SEE ALSO: Google is about to…
physicsworld.com: all content
Flash Physics: World’s largest radio telescope completed in China, tracing mercury in human hair, limiting universal anisotropy
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
physicsworld.com: all content
‘Physical cryptography’ uses neutrons to compare nuclear warheads
Technique can identify objects without knowing what they look like
RT – Daily news
Duterte ‘about to cross the Rubicon’ with US, wants alliances with Russia & China
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated his intention to distance his country from the US, its former colonial master, saying he is about to pass “the point of no return” with the US. Read Full Article at RT.com
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These horses just learned to communicate with humans
Norwegian researchers taught 23 horses how to express their needs using symbol boards, and the horses loved it.
PCWorld
Armies of hacked smart devices launch unprecedented DDoS attacks
Security researchers have been warning for years that poor security for internet of things devices could have serious consequences. We’re now seeing those warnings come true, with botnets made up of compromised IoT devices capable of launching distributed denial-of-service attacks of unprecedented scale.Octave…
Gizmodo
What’s Your Favorite Front Pocket Wallet?
There’s only one correct place to store your wallet: Your front pocket. Keeping a bulbous hunk of leather and plastic in your back pocket makes your butt look ridiculous, and is terrible for your b
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