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GamesBeat roundup: VR breaks out with Google Daydream, PSVR, and Oculus
Welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! Google and Oculus kept us busy with their virtual reality announcements, and we also got to review the anticipated shooter Gears of War 4. Happy reading, and have a great weekend! Pieces of flair and opinion The DeanBeat: How Oculus’ Mike Abrash took my…
VentureBeat
Yahoo Search now displays voter registration and presidential candidate information
With 32 days until the 2016 general election, it’s not too late to register to vote. And while Google and startups like VotePlz have already launched programs to encourage people to sign up, Yahoo is also now stepping up to the plate. The company announced today that its search engine will display information…
GearHungry
Best Made Matte Black Strongbox
Built to take a beating, Best Made Co’s Matte Black Strongbox are more durable than most any other small storage box you’ll come across — and definitely far more than the shoebox in which you’re likely currently storing memorabilia. Each is handmade in the USA of matte black 22-gauge steel with hand-spot…
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NFL could fine its own teams for social media posts
Sports reputation as being DVR-proof has led some leagues to try and tightly control how and where their highlights show up online. While the NBA is relatively loose about allowing its clips on YouTube or Twitter, the NFL has gone after websites for posting video or GIFs before, and the Olympics banned…
Science | Smithsonian
Behind the Scenes at the National Zoo With the World’s Most Dangerous Bird
The zoo’s cassowary “still has that mysterious aura about her—that prehistoric, dinosaur-walking-through-the-rainforest-quality.”
BBC News – World
Russia ‘considering military bases in Cuba and Vietnam’
Russia’s deputy defence minister reveals country is ‘reconsidering’ the closure of bases in Vietnam and Cuba.
RT – Daily news
Northeastern states sue EPA over drifting smog pollution
New York and five other northeastern US states have sued the Environmental Protection Agency over enforcement of smog standards on nine upwind states, ranging as far west as Illinois and as far south as North Carolina. Read Full Article at RT.com
Singularity HUB
How Transformative Tech Can Bring Out the Best in Us All
We now live in exponential times. Technological ability is accelerating. Communication is instant. Interconnection is global. Great change is coming hard and fast. To navigate these conditions, we need to be present, creative, brave, calm, and collaborative — in other words, our best selves. Rather than…
Curbed National
Cool modern house looks like an inverted pyramid
It’s the work of Chilean firm Pezo von Ellrichshausen Eight concrete structural beams hold up the entire house, which rises five stories, each floor-plate wider than the one beneath it. We dig this: Chilean firm Pezo von Ellrichshausen has done it again, one-upping itself on the residential architecture…
RT – Daily news
Russian MPs back unlimited deployment of Air Force in Syria
The lower house of the Russian parliament (the State Duma) has ratified an agreement allowing the country’s Air Force to stay in Syria on an unlimited basis. Combatting terrorism is cited as one of the key goals. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechCrunch
Carriers are offering replacements for Note 7 replacements in wake of latest incident
 Exploding phones are really bad PR. But when one of the post-recall replacement reportedly starts to spontaneously smoke inside a customer’s pocket on a plane, you’ve got a veritable code red disaster on your hands. In light of that most recent story, customers are becoming understandably wary about…
Lifehacker
The Major U.S. Cities Where Having a Roommate Pays Off Most
A roommate can save you cash, but your savings will vary depending on where you live. SmartAsset looked at data in the 50 largest U.S. cities to see how much a roomie will save you in those areas.Read more…
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Hackers doctored anti-doping files before releasing them
The World Anti-Doping Agency wanted Russia banned from the 2016 Olympics for operating a “state-run doping program.” In response, hackers, believed to be from the country, breached WADA’s systems and published a bunch of athletes’ private health files. But now, the drug-testing body has revealed that…
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The physics of Luke Cage’s skin, meet the ‘mathekniticians’, lessons from the only girl in a physics class
Excerpts from the Red Folder
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The Sharing Economy of Disaster Relief
As Hurricane Matthew barrels over Florida, many local business have shuttered in anticipation of the now Category 3 storm. But in spite of the hurricane, which killed 842 people in Haiti this week, residents still need to eat, sleep, and get around.In the midst of natural disasters, people tend to come…
Dezeen
Temporary floating parliament on the Thames could save the UK millions, claims Gensler
The world’s biggest architecture firm has proposed moving the UK’s Lords and MPs into a bubble-like building on London’s River Thames to reduce the cost of refurbishing the crumbling Palace of Westminster. (more…)
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The Simple Cure for Loneliness | Baya Voce | TEDxSaltLakeCity
Baya Voce is the host of “The Art of Connection”, a web series looking to experts from across the globe on how to the live your most fulfilled life. In this TEDx talk, Baya reveals a simple tool you can start using today to create more happiness, fulfillment, and connection. Baya’s business journey…
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Feeling Whole Again After Breast Cancer With Prosthetics | Paul Tanner | TEDxSaltLakeCity
Paul Tanner studied art, science, and business to pursue his dream of making facial prosthetics for those without an ear, eye, or nose from cancer, trauma, or facial anomalies. A few years ago, his career unexpectedly turned to help those with breast cancer when he was asked not to make a prosthesis…
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Can Serendipity be Designed? | Jamie Littlefield | TEDxSaltLakeCity
Serendipitous design happens when we intentionally create the environment for happy accidents in our yards, neighborhoods, and cities. Instructional designer Jamie Littlefield traveled the world to find out how serendipitously-designed art projects, front yard revolutions, and place-based storytelling…
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The Genome Revolution Begins with You | Reid Robison | TEDxSaltLakeCity
Everything you are started with your DNA, yet most people have no idea what their genetic code even says. In this this genomic journey of self-knowledge, physician and data scientist, Reid Robison, shows us where genomics is heading, what reading your DNA means for your health, and how the genome revolution…
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Tell a Story, Protect the Planet | Piper Christian | TEDxSaltLakeCity
Piper Christian is a 16 year old environmental advocate. While at the Paris Climate Summit, she discovered the power of stories by interviewing people from 6 continents about how environmental threats affect their lives. Upon returning home, she used storytelling to legislate environmental change both…
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What is your Polygamy? | Lance Allred | TEDxSaltLakeCity
Lance Allred, the first deaf player in NBA history, challenges his audience to identify their self-limiting beliefs by sharing how his experience of growing up in a polygamist culture created his own constricting psychological boundaries and how he eventually was able to break free. Born and raised…
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Reformed Criminals Reforming Criminals | Dave Durocher | TEDxSaltLakeCity
Dave Durocher was arrested for the first time at the age of 13. By the time he was 38, he had been to prison four times for a total of 15 years. In this TEDx talk he shares the story of when he was given the chance to change his life, and how he could never have imagined what the future had in store…
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Flash Physics: Enhancing iron-based superconductors, gender disparity among ESO proposals, how to make ferroelectric water
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
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Correlation between galaxy rotation and visible matter puzzles astronomers
New study strengthens the case for modified Newtonian dynamics
Design Milk
Making Weather Adds Atmospheric Atmosphere
Richard Clarkson Studio and Crealev’s Making Weather is an uncategorizable creation, an objet d’art and also a functional piece of technology: a polyester fiber cloud equipped with hidden magnetic levitation modules and other audio-visual delights. Making Weather is an evolutionary improvement…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
News: Join the World Architecture Festival community in Berlin this November to share ideas and celebrate architecture! [Sponsored]
“Housing for everyone” is the theme of this year’s World Architecture Festival. On the stage we will have architects from every continent, presenting a housing project that addresses a specific concern and creates new possibilities from different regions. There will be assessments of how the cities…
Mashable
The new frontier in smart homes
The Internet has revolutionized the way we communicate, find information, and organize our lives. Now, a new generation of technology is quickly escalating to a similar level of societal impact; the Internet of Things (IoT), or a series of interconnected appliances and devices to integrate our lives…
Deals
Take An Extra 20% Off Pretty Much Everything Worx Makes
That 20% eBay coupon is most noteworthy for its luggage steals, but it also works on over 100 items from Worx’s eBay storefront. Worx frequently sells new and open box lawn tools at huge discounts through this store anyway, so 20% is a great cherry on top if you need a new mower, blower, trimmer, or…
RT – Daily news
Moscow denies claims Russian jets violated Finnish, Estonian airspace
The Russian Defense Ministry has denied reports of alleged incidents which involved Russian jets violating Finnish and Estonian airspace in the past days. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lifehacker
Three Quick Ways to Add a Faded Film Look to Your Photos
I like to make my photos look like they were shot on old film, distorting the colors, crushing the blacks, and even adding grain. Professional photographers probably roll their eyes, but there’s a nostalgic appeal to the film aesthetic. Here are a few ways to easily give your photos that faded film look.Read…
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Granite Camp Pants 2.0
The best all-around outdoor pants.
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Native Union Anchor Cable
A charging cable that stays put.
Macworld
The Week in iPhone and iPad Cases: X-Doria’s Revel lets you dress your iPhone 7 like your favorite animal
New iOS cases of the weekLooking for a screen shield? Want to leave your wallet at home? This week’s roundup of new iPhone and iPad cases brings you a mix of protective designs and functional materials, from elegant wooden snap-on solutions to card-friendly folios.BodyGuardzThe Pure 2 (iPhone 7 and 7…
Slashdot
Yahoo’s Government Email Scanner Was Not A Modified Spam Filter, But a Secret Hacking Tool: Motherboard
The spy tool that the US government ordered Yahoo to install on its systems last year at the behest of the NSA or the FBI was a “poorly designed” and “buggy” piece of malware, according to two sources closely familiar with the matter, reports Motherboard. From the article: Last year, the US government…
Computerworld
IDG Contributor Network: This is the number one problem facing Microsoft today
Microsoft is a gargantuan company.They have 114,000 employees. They make a popular gaming console, the only viable operating system used by more people than anyone by far, and have their toes dipped in every conceivable market segment, from consumer chatbots to social media for business. There’s no question…
RT – Daily news
US calls for Syria investigation attempt to distract from ceasefire failure – Russian FM spox
US is trying to distract attention from its own failure to implement the ceasefire deal by calling for an investigation into Russia’s actions in Syria, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. Read Full Article at RT.com
Next Big Future
New Alaskan oil discovery boost Alaska oil reserves by nearly double and should begin production by 2022
New oil discovery nearly doubles the oil reserves of Alaska.A new oil field has been found on Alaska’s north coast. Dallas-based Caelus Energy LLC says the field could contain as much as 6 billion barrels of crude, and that one day it could produce 200,000 barrels per day (bpd).They expects to be able…
Ars Technica
Arrested NSA contractor may have hoarded secrets to work from home
Investigators have little doubt that a National Security Agency contractor arrested in August hoarded mountains of classified material, but so far they’ve found no evidence that he leaked anything to anyone, The New York Times reported Friday. Still, even if Harold T. Martin III didn’t intentionally…
Archinect – News
Archinect’s Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2016 – Week 2 (Oct. 9-16)
Archtober is back for another year! The New York City-wide festival has 31 days of exhibitions, lectures, conferences, films, tours, and other public activities that celebrate the significance of architecture and design in everyday life. Archinect and Bustler are happy to be media sponsors for the sixth…
Mashable
How to save for 2017 and 2057 at the same time
Say you’re diligently saving money for your upcoming wedding, you plan to own your own business someday, and then in 40 years you want to retire to a beautiful farm. How do you juggle such different financial goals? Near-term expenditures can be easy to picture and budget for, but long-term goals can…
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Soap Rocks
Gettin’ so fresh and so clean with my Lapus Lazuli. Scrubbin’ down with a fine hunk of green garnet. Washin’ away my sins with this bar of Black Onyx. Who needs the time to mine semi-precious stones, or the money to buy them when these Soap Rocks are both dead ringers? Even better than the real thing,…
Curbed National
How Chicago’s industrial past may fuel a high-tech future and real estate boom
Potential changes to zoning rules meant to protect the city’s manufacturing could radically reshape Chicago In a city where broad shoulders and a brawny industrial past are a civic cliche, there was always something magical about seeing sparks fly at Chicago’s A. Finkl & Sons Steel plant. In an industrial…
Singularity HUB
What Happens When You Create a Chatbot to Memorialize a Friend
Whenever we lose someone close to us, there’s an inclination, a need even, to sort through our memories of that person. Memories not just in our minds, but our digital memories too—emails, texts, photos, videos, social media posts. But eventually, we have to stop looking through those texts and photos,…
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Writing Science Right | Jessica Mow | TEDxNYUAD
Science and media have a complicated relationship with the ability to educate or misinform. In her talk, Jessica Mow explores this relationship and suggests ways we could be more effective in our efforts. After graduating from Tufts University, Jessica came to NYUAD to be a Research Assistant in the…
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Towards a better capitalism | Rolf Strom-Olsen | TEDxIEMadrid
Are we living with the best economic version of our society? Is it possible to make it better? Dr. Rolf Strom-Olsen talked about an ingenious idea we might have left that can re-shape the Capitalism. Originally from Montréal, Canada, Rolf Strom-Olsen earned his BA from the University of Pennsylvania,…
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Can we invest to promote social change? | Luca Torre | TEDxIEMadrid
When dealing with an investment portfolio it is quite common to “overuse” the bottom line. Sometimes there are other means to create and sustain value than an Income Statement. That’s the case of Social Impact Investments. In his talk, Luca walk us through an innovative idea to deliver great performance…
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Emerson Sensi Wi-Fi Smart Programmable Thermostat w/ Wall Plate Bundle $99.99
Emerson Sensi Wi-Fi Smart Programmable Thermostat w/ Wall Plate Bundle $99.99
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How to eat a whole pumpkin
There’s so much more to these glorious fall vegetables than just their puree!
Coolest Gadgets
The Milk Frother Whisk – why pay someone else for air?
It’s funny how little things that bring us joy can be obtained at completely different price points. If you love coffee, you can buy grounds at a local supermarket in a 2 pound bag for less than $10 and be good to go for weeks, or you can spend $15 a day getting your fix at Starbucks. Obviously we…
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Big Cable Isn’t Happy About the FCC’s Plan to Protect Consumer Privacy
Federal regulators are moving ahead with an ambitious plan to give consumers more power over how internet service providers use their personal data, despite stiff resistance from industry groups representing the nation’s largest cable and phone companies.Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom…
Next Big Future
Bill Gates identifies top 4 global priorities – Affordable energy and Quality Education for all, vaccine for HIV and cures for neurodegerative disease and prevent future epidemics
Top four technologies and goals that Bill Gates thinks should be prioritized to have the best positive global impactProvide everyone on earth with affordable energy without contributing to climate change.Develop a vaccine for HIV and a cure for neurodegenerative diseases.Protect the world from future…
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Does the Theory of ‘Broken Windows Policing’ Apply When Police Are the Ones Breaking Windows?
If Americans were asked to name top cities with major violent crime problems, a good chunk of them would most certainly point to Chicago. The city has been having one of its most violent years in a while, logging more homicides than New York City and Los Angeles combined this year. If Americans were…
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Hurricane Matthew and the Politics of Climate Change
Weather disasters bring out the worst partisan instincts nowadays. It’s happening now with Hurricane Matthew. Two days ago, a Huffington Post headline read: “Hurricane Matthew’s Strength Is Yet Another Climate Change Indicator.” In fine reactionary mode, Matt Drudge tweeted his doubts: “The deplorables…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
SHoP architects’ enormous 3D printed pavilion to mark design miami/ 2016 entrance
the installation, titled ‘flotsam & jetsam’ blends miami’s playful spirit with its emergence as a capital of creative innovation. The post SHoP architects’ enormous 3D printed pavilion to mark design miami/ 2016 entrance appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
RT – Daily news
Police use military helicopter to seize one cannabis plant from 81yo arthritis patient
Massachusetts State Police and the National Guard sent a helicopter, several vehicles and a handful of troopers to an elderly woman’s house to chop down one cannabis plant and haul it away in a pickup truck. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Controversy over children’s MMA fights in Chechnya leads to UFC call out
Since a statement was released by Fedor Emelianenko regarding the underage children in MMA fights that were organized during a martial arts event in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia’s MMA community has been split in two, which has already led to a UFC call out. Read Full Article at RT.com
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GoPro’s Hero5 Black and Session bring overdue improvements
Recently, GoPro unveiled an entirely new product lineup. Not just the new Hero5 Black ($399) and Hero5 Session ($299), but also the Karma drone, a surprise hand-held gimbal — known as the Karma Grip — and a brand new cloud service called GoPro Plus. While it’s going to be another week or so before…
EDC is Everyday Carry
Maxpedition DEP Daily Essentials Pouch
submitted by Ed Jelley Have you tried a pouch organizer yet? If you’ve seen what’s trending on the site, you’d notice it seems like everyone’s using one. Maxpedition, makers of the original wildly popular pouches, have stepped it up with their new DEP, or Daily Essentials Pouch.It’s from their Advanced…
Curbed National
These deeply satisfying GIFs explain intricate Japanese joinery
Amazing Here’s a fun thing for architecture and design nerds: somewhere on the internet, someone is sharing super mesmerizing GIFs of traditional Japanese joinery. Passed on for hundreds of years, Japanese joinery features intricate interlocking wooden joints that hold up without the nails and screws…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Genealogy company’s new headquarters was inspired the ideas of shared lineage and migration
The architects conceived the space as an open environment furnished with modern objects, classic design and common areas that encourage collaboration. Concepts of regional migration, genealogy, genetics, and data are embodied in the organization of the headquarters. Color is used as a symbol of diversity…
Techbargains.com
Morakniv Bushcraft Carbon Steel Survival Knife with Fire Starter and Sheath $42.50
Morakniv Bushcraft Carbon Steel Survival Knife with Fire Starter and Sheath $42.50
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Philips 65PFL7900 65″ 4K UHD LED LCD Smart HDTV $749.96
Philips 65PFL7900 65″ 4K UHD LED LCD Smart HDTV $749.96
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Be the King of Your Halloween Party’s Food Chain With This Inflatable T-Rex Costume
This inflatable Jurassic World T-Rex costume should be a hit at your Halloween party, though I don’t recommend wearing it on the beach during a hurricane like these dummies. Buy it from Newegg today for $60, and you’ll get an $8 gift card back.Read more…
Slashdot
Microsoft Likely To Launch All-in-One Surface At its October 26 Event
Microsoft today sent out invitations to an event on October 26 in which it will discuss “what’s next for Windows 10.” The invitations follow months of rumors that a Microsoft Surface all-in-one PC, so naturally it’s expected to be launched at the event. VentureBeat adds: It’s also likely that Microsoft…
RT – Daily news
Judge wary of sending women to Brooklyn prison cited for ‘unconscionable’ conditions
A federal judge in New York has indicated that she has reservations about sending defendants to a women’s federal prison in Brooklyn, based on the facility’s “major deficiencies” as described in a recent judicial organization report. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mises Institute
“Sharing Economy” Reveals that Licensing Laws Are Really About Shutting Down the Competition
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssU.S. HistoryMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory”Sharing Economy” Reveals that Licensing Laws Are Really About Shutting Down the Competition 0 Views The sharing economy has completely reshaped the way we do business with each other as well as expanded…
TEDTalks (video)
4 reasons to learn a new language | John McWhorter
English is fast becoming the world’s universal language, and instant translation technology is improving every year. So why bother learning a foreign language? Linguist and Columbia professor John McWhorter shares four alluring benefits of learning an unfamiliar tongue.
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How the Blockchain revolution will change our lives? | Eddy Travia | TEDxIEMadrid
Have you heard about the term “ledger” (an accounting term)? It’s all but a new concept; however technology is, once again, delivering beyond our expectations. Blockchain, cryptocurrencies and a whole new sets of ideas are reshaping the world around us…even the ledger. In his talk Eddy Travia help…
How-To Geek
How to Mute Your SkyBell HD Doorbell
Sometimes you just don’t want to be bothered when you’re at home, so here’s how to temporarily mute your SkyBell HD, so it won’t chime if someone rings your doorbell.Click Here to Continue Reading
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Harmful algae forces shellfish ban in parts of New England
Algae blooms are forcing the closure of shellfish beds around New England, including most of Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island and much of the coast of Maine.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New NIST test bed makes the ‘digital thread’ accessible
Researchers at the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have launched the Smart Manufacturing Systems (SMS) Test Bed. The test bed is an innovative model factory that will facilitate the advanced manufacturing technology known as the “digital thread” and help…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Report proposes new research framework to understand cumulative impacts of human activities on marine mammals
Rising levels of noise in the ocean have been identified as a growing concern for the well-being of marine mammals, but other threats such as pollution, climate change, and prey depletion by fisheries may also harm marine mammals and influence their response to additional noise. Current knowledge and…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
US surgeon general warns of possible computer breach
The Health and Human Services Department is investigating a possible breach of a computer system holding personal information of more than 6,700 doctors, nurses and other uniformed public health workers overseen by the surgeon general.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Opportunity rover to explore Mars gully
NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover will drive down a gully carved long ago by a fluid that might have been water, according to the latest plans for the 12-year-old mission. No Mars rover has done that before.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Kepler gets the ‘big picture’ of comet 67P
On Sept. 30, the European Space Agency concluded its Rosetta mission and the study of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. During the final month of the mission, NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft had a unique opportunity to provide a ‘big picture’ view of the comet as it was unobservable from Earth:…
Tools and Toys
The Nomino Wall by OOO My Design
The Nomino Wall wall storage system by OOO My Design is a bit like this large pegboard we’ve written about before, except more modular. It can expand and shift as your needs require, and also includes shelves for storing books and other things that pegs alone can’t handle. Whatever kind of room it is…
CNET News.com
Renault to test self-driving, electric Zoe in China – Roadshow
What, is California not good enough anymore?
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Watch snakes turn a swimming pool into a fight ring – CNET
Snakes in a swimming pool! Two male pythons battle over a female snake in a woman’s backyard in Australia.
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Daimler’s Detroit Diesel to pay fine for Clean Air Act violation – Roadshow
Detroit Diesel thought what it was doing was legal, but…nope.
ReadWrite
Unsecured speeding cameras wide open to smart city hackers
Security concerns about Internet of Things (IoT) consumer gear has now spread to speeding cameras used in smart cities. TheNewspaper.com rang alarm bells about the proliferation of connected smart city technology that is vulnerable to hackers. Specifically it reported on worrying Kaspersky Lab research…
FiveThirtyEight
You Have Questions? We Have Advice.
FiveThirtyEight is starting an advice column this fall, and we’re looking for readers to send in their real-life quandaries. It can be anything from a huge moral quagmire to a small etiquette impasse — whatever it is, we want to hear your stories and your questions.Tell us about all the details, including…
FiveThirtyEight
Americans Feel Well-Informed, Which May Be The Problem
 Subscribe: iTunes |ESPN App |Download |RSS |New to podcasts?What do you know about your media bubble? On this week’s What’s The Point, FiveThirtyEight’s Carl Bialik discusses a new study about how Americans get their information — and how that affects and is affected by their political beliefs. Among…
Man of Many
Life Saving Laces – ITS Kevlar Escape Laces
If you find ever find yourself in an unfortunate event or sticky situation where you’re bound by zip ties, these Kevlar laces from Imminent Threat Solutions will provide you with an unexpected escape. Made from 100 percent Kevlar, it’s the first of its kind to be on the market. It has up to 360 pounds…
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Whistler WIC-3509P Wireless Inspection Camera Kit $59.99
Whistler WIC-3509P Wireless Inspection Camera Kit $59.99
Reason.com Full Feed
North Carolina State U. Officials Put Cameras Inside Frat Houses to Watch Students
North Carolina State University is treating its students like zoo animals. The administration installed video cameras in several fraternities—ostensibly for security reasons, but students residing in one of the houses have complained that the cameras can see into their living space. NCSU’s security…
Digital Trends
App update lets you create moving artwork with Prisma’s new video capability
The art photo editor Prisma can now create moving works of art — an update to the app released Thursday allows iOS users to add effects to video. Friday’s Android update does not yet include video, but now allows users to access the effects offline. Prisma’s filters inspired by various artistic styles…
Digital Trends
Car dealers association says people like price haggling, customers say ‘Nope’
If it were up to consumers, where would they prefer to buy a car? That is the question posed by the chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), Jeff Carlson, who answered his own question, saying consumers prefer the status quo conventional car dealer model, according to Electrek ….
GearHungry
Que Collapsible Bottle
A first by way of its unique spiral design, the Que Collapsible Bottle performs just like a normal-sized water bottle when expanded, and collapses to nearly half its height for carry. Que’s body is made of food-grade silicone that won’t imbue your water with any taste and works just as well with hot…
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There Are So Many Birds Caught in Hurricane Matthew You Can See Them on Radar
As Hurricane Matthew continues to batter the caribbean and Florida’s eastern shoreline, meteorologists have been sharing as much radar information as possible. But while the biggest concern is, of course, for the people living in the affected areas, the radar has revealed another group affected by the…
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Patent Study IDs Nuisance Suits
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission called on courts and Congress to put reduce a class of nuisance patent suits from so-called patent trolls.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Blood markers peel back the curtain on a stealthy form of liver disease
There are more than 100 different types of liver disease, but one in particular is starting to garner some serious attention in the medical world. Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH, is unrelated to alcohol consumption and comes about through the buildup of fat and scar tissue in the liver….
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
New, carbon-nanotube tool for ultra-sensitive virus detection and identification
RT – Daily news
Trump claims US gov’t is letting undocumented immigrants vote
During a meeting with leaders of a union for border patrol agents, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said the US government is allowing undocumented immigrants with criminal records to “pour into the country so they can go ahead and vote.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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Why ‘teleportation’ makes sense in virtual reality
Getting around in virtual reality is a bit tricky right now. Even in room-scale VR, players are restricted by the physical size of their play space. Trying to walk to a point on a digital horizon might cause you to crash into a very real wall — whic…
DigsDigs
Teehee Nursery Furniture That Grows With Your Kids
The trend for designer children’s furniture continues with this collection of customizable units by Dutch brand Teehee. The Illa and Illeta pieces are designed to encourage family members to interact, and add playfulness to everyday tasks. The Illa crib can be lowered and converted into a bed for toddlers…
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How To Win The Rhodes Scholarship | Doug Cutchins | TEDxNYUAD
Doug is a beloved and successful careers advisor at NYUAD. He has an impressive track record of advising two dozen Rhodes national finalists, and four Rhodes scholarship recipients. In his talk, Doug will unveil his key to success and question what success really is! Doug is a beloved and successful…
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Bursting the bubble of non-profits | Diana Ruano | TEDxIEMadrid
Have you ever wonder where the money we give to a nonprofit organization goes? How is it manage? Is it different than a business? Are they dealing with cost structures, payroll and all those “admin costs”? Most answers for these questions get complicated depending on the case; however what Diana have…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Here’s a modernist desk that grows with a child into adulthood (Video)
Hand-made with high quality, sustainably harvested woods, this is one desk meant for both kids and grown-ups.
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Is the PancakeBot the best thing ever or just another piece of electronic crêpe?
I prefer waffles but may have to eat my words. And pancakes.
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SONDERS moves up from low-cost ebikes to sub-$10K electric cars
This $10,000 three-wheeled three-seater EV concept could be the next entry to the low-cost electric car market.
io9
Building Lego’s Gigantic Motorized Excavator Is Easily My Greatest Accomplishment
When you’re a kid, building a Lego fortress that can withstand attacks from G.I. Joe and Transformers is a real accomplishment. As an adult, you need a bigger challenge, and that’s what Lego’s 3,929-piece Technic Bucket Wheel Excavator set provides. It’s the most work I’ve ever put into building a…
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The True Scale of Nuclear Bombs Is Totally Frightening
Nuclear weapons are already scary enough, but when you dig deeper and find out how powerful the weapons truly are, they get even more terrifying. The weapons we’ve built after the first atomic bombs are so strong that you can basically use Hiroshima as a unit of measurement. The largest nuclear explosion…
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Google’s new pop-up lets you try Pixel first
Google isn’t know for brick-and-mortar locales, namely because it doesn’t really have any.That’s about to change, however, as the search giant is introducing a pop-up experience at 96 Spring St. in New York City later this month.Scheduled to open its doors on October 20 – the same day the new flagship…
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Looking for something to do? There’s a new Facebook app for that
Facebook has a history of separating specific features from its mobile app to make stand-alone apps. Users may remember the consternation they felt when social network first removed Messenger from the main Facebook app. Then it created a Groups app and today, it’s releasing a brand-new Events app. Facebook…
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Updated: You can now replace your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 replacement at all major US carriers
Updated: Verizon and T-Mobile have also disclosed their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 replacement plans with TechRadar.It’s been over two months of trouble first started with Samsung’s explosive Galaxy Note 7 followed by equally smoky replacement phones. Now AT&T and Sprint are finally stepping up as the…
TechCrunch
Wheego and Valeo get California road driverless testing permits
 Self-driving car testing in California is becoming a badge of progress for companies working in the space. Only 17 companies in total have the honor, including two just added to the list: Wheego Electric Cars and Valeo North America. The Wall Street Journal reports that both of these new companies now…
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US catches spies shipping military tech to Russia
We got some good things out of the Cold War, like James Bond and John le Carré, but overall it was a pretty miserable period in history. That’s why it’s so disappointing to see Russia trying to bring us back to those dark with its latest attempt at ham-fisted espionage. The Department of Justice has…
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These stairs were inspired by the Japanese art form of paper folding
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Digital Trends
Google Hangouts is being demoted to ‘optional’ in the Android apps package
It looks like Google is moving its focus away from Hangouts and toward other solutions. Although not unexpected, the company today started sending emails to Mobile Service partners saying that Hangouts would be removed from the core Android apps package. What that means is that hardware manufacturers…
WIRED
Let’s All Obsess Over This Intricate Map of Alt Music History
Designer James Quail based the poster’s design on a circuit board from a transistor radio. The post Let’s All Obsess Over This Intricate Map of Alt Music History appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Can Spicy Foods Really Cool You Down?
The science behind soup in the summer. The post Can Spicy Foods Really Cool You Down? appeared first on WIRED.
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The Nearest Earth-Like Planet Outside Our Solar System Could Be a Water World
At a distance of 4.2 light years, Proxima b is the closest potentially habitable Earth-like planet outside our solar system. New research suggests this distant orb could be completely covered in water. So when do we go? Read more…
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A Net Loft Hangs Above The Living Room In This Home
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The North Face Thermoball Insulated Jacket (Men’s & Women’s) $99.99
The North Face Thermoball Insulated Jacket (Men’s & Women’s) $99.99
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A judge wants to make patent trolling a first amendment issue
When the Supreme Court decided Alice v. CLS Bank in 2014, it marked a new era in software patent law. By ruling that abstract ideas could not be patented simply because they were executed on a computer, the Alice decision significantly narrowed down the possible universe of software patents. Since then,…
Lifehacker
Those $10 RTIC Deals Are Back, Including a New Water Bottle
RTIC Lowball, $9 | RTIC 18 Ounce Bottle, $10 | RTIC Can Cooler, $10 – May need to check third party sellers for best price. Earlier this week, we shared a bunch of $10 RTIC deals. Today, a few of them are back in stock, plus a new discount on an 18 ounce bottle.In case you aren’t familiar, RTIC uses…
Mises Institute
Auroville’s “Utopia”: A Town without Money or Politics?
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssWorld HistoryMoney and BankingPolitical TheoryAuroville’s “Utopia”: A Town without Money or Politics? 0 Views A video by David Wolfe about the town of Auroville, India is being shared around social media again and the town is presented as a self-sustaining,…
MakeUseOf
4 Best Free Mac Preview Alternatives for Reading PDFs
I love the Preview app that comes installed on all Mac systems. It’s pretty much the catch-all app for viewing and making basic edits to images or documents, and it comes with a bunch of nifty features that are useful. But even though Preview supports PDF documents, it could be better. This seems to…
MakeUseOf
How to Sync Home Lights and Music for Halloween
Halloween is coming, which gives us all another excuse to spend money on new costumes, pretty lights, and scary smoke machines. Whether you’re hosting a Halloween house party or want the coolest haunted house in the neighborhood, making those lights flash in time to music and sound effects is essential….
MakeUseOf
Pack Your Bags With Our $1,000 Virgin America Giveaway
This giveaway is hosted by our friends over at StackSocial. From tearing up the slopes in Aspen, to relaxing poolside in the Californian sun, we all have different ideas of the perfect vacation. Enter our $1,000 Virgin America giveaway, and you could be jetting off on your dream trip this year. Pack…
MakeUseOf
How to Consciously Consume Less Information on the Web
Ever noticed just how many apps and services give you a way to save your favorite pieces of incoming data? You can “star” or “like” links, videos, articles, tweets, photos — pretty much any content online. The problem here is that you end up starring almost everything you come across, which defeats the…
MakeUseOf
How to Get Your Money Back on Broken or Stolen Electronics
Electronics can often break, disappear, or erupt into fireballs. Many consumers don’t get their money back. Fortunately, you can get reimbursed for all manner of mishaps — even for out-of-warranty devices. However, refunds may require a credit card, documentation, and persistence. Let’s start with a…
MakeUseOf
Friday Deals: Smartphone Savings, 99p Bear Grylls Books, and More [UK]
Some great savings just in time for the weekend on smartphones, Bear Grylls Kindle books, and more in today’s deal roundup. WileyFox Spark SIM-Free 4G Smartphone Bundle [22% Off] The WileyFox Spark is a great value smartphone, with 8MP front and main cameras, a 2200mAh battery, dual SIM support, and…
Mashable
Fox News anchor criticized for dramatic hurricane warning
Fox News’ Shepard Smith has pleaded with viewers to take Hurricane Matthew weather warnings seriously, but also faced criticism for the tone and wording of his report. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Climate Issues, Florida Hurricane, Florida, and Emergency Evacuation
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Event: The Idea of Architecture
Event Date: Oct 13, 2016; Event City: Los Angeles, CA, US Join us for discussions on architecture with Sharon Johnston, Michael Maltzan, and François Perrin. Johnston maintains a deep commitment to architecture history, while collaborating with an extensive network of contemporary artists, graphic designers,…
TechCrunch
New Lab is a new home for hardware startups in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard
 New Lab, which co-founder David Belt described as “a collaborative workspace” for companies in fields like robotics and artificial intelligence, officially opened last month. The facility is located in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard, in a building that was once used to assemble ships. Belt said he wanted to…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
Event: Healthcare Forum: The Power of Touch
Event Date: Oct 26, 2016; Event City: New York, NY, US Its effect on healingIf a picture is worth a thousand words, consider for a moment the worth of a compassionate caress, a warm embrace, or a firm handshake. Often overlooked, these everyday touches are fundamental to effective communication, the…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
Competitions: Best Office Awards 2017
Registration Deadline: Mar 1, 2017; Submission Deadline Mar 29, 2017 OfficeNext announced the launch of its 8th annual international competition for best corporate interior projects. Best Office Awards has been held since 2010 and it is the main Russian professional award in the field of corporate…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
Competitions: Free modular house for the best place in the world
Registration Deadline: Oct 30, 2016; Submission Deadline Oct 30, 2016 Add the most beautiful place in the world for DublDom on the map and win a modular house DublDom 26Why we are looking for your place? We created DublDom so people could live closer to nature. It was designed to fit the harmony of…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
News: Our Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2016 – Week 2 (Oct. 9-16)
Archtober is back for another year! The New York City-wide festival has 31 days of exhibitions, lectures, conferences, films, tours, and other public activities that celebrate the significance of architecture and design in everyday life. For the sixth year in a row, Bustler and our sister site Archinect are…
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Apes grasp the concept of people being wrong
We all know that even if someone believes something, that thing may not in fact be true. This ability, to realize that other people are capable of holding erroneous beliefs, was once thought to be unique to humans. According to new research, however, some of our fellow apes may likewise be…
Big Think
Robin Williams Died Because of ‘A Terrorist Inside His Brain’
Robin Williams was trapped inside his own rapidly-deteriorating brain, which was being overtaken by what his wife refers to as a “terrorist” — Lewy Body Disease.Read More
Digital Trends
SVS is bringing the rumble with its powerful 16-Ultra series subwoofers
Every component of a home theater system is important, but if you are looking for lows you can feel, any old subwoofer is not going to cut it. For those looking for truly powerful bass, SVS Sound has a solution in its new 16-Ultra series of subwoofers, which it says is the largest and most powerful line…
VentureBeat
Microsoft sends invitations for Windows 10 event in New York on October 26
Microsoft today blasted media outlets with invitations to an October 26 event in New York to talk about “what’s next for Windows 10.” The invitations follow months of rumors about a Microsoft Surface all-in-one PC, which would come after years of Surface-branded convertible tablets and would therefore…
VentureBeat
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings: The movie industry is a tragedy and there is no content bubble
Netflix’s appetite for original shows and films, and the ballooning budget they require, has drawn criticism from skeptics, but CEO Reed Hastings doesn’t believe the industry is in a bubble. In an interview with New Yorker editor David Remnick at the TechFest conference, Hastings explained that twice…
VentureBeat
This is what an A.I.-powered future looks like
GUEST: Today, we are just beginning to scratch the surface of what is possible with artificial intelligence (A.I.) and how individuals will interact with its various forms. Every single aspect of our society — from cars to houses to products to services — will be reimagined and redesigned to incorporate…
VentureBeat
U.N. expert raises human rights concerns over Yahoo email scan report
(Reuters) — Serious human rights concerns have been raised by a Reuters report that Yahoo had scanned the emails of hundreds of millions of users at the request of a U.S. intelligence service, a United Nations human rights advocate said on Friday. “Government monitoring of digital communications, when…
Lifehacker
Google Maps for iPhone Improves Its Widgets, Adds More Detail to Map Locations
iPhone: Google updated its Google Maps app for iPhone to bring in a handful of new features, including an improved widget and more detailed descriptions.Now, when you search of a location in the app, you’ll get much more info about features, amenities, atmosphere, and more. The widgets are also redesigned…
BBC News – World
President Obama lifts Myanmar trade sanctions
President Barack Obama formally eases long-standing US economic sanctions on Myanmar, previously known as Burma, after meeting with de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
RT – Daily news
Israeli govt pokes fun at almost everyone for invading Jewish ‘home-sweet-home’ (VIDEO)
Israel’s Foreign Ministry is calling out at pretty much everyone and anyone who has wronged Jews over the last 3,000 years with a modern-day history lesson in a satirical video. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Snorkeler captures amazing footage of humpback whale breaching just feet away
A photographer on a dive off of the coast of Tonga captured an incredible moment with a humpback whale. Australian photographer Beau Pilgrim was on a group snorkeling tour when he managed to capture a humpback whale breaching the water’s surface just a few feet away. Pilgrim also captured the lead up…
Popular Science
NASA Sent A Drone Out To Track Hurricane Matthew
Aviation Going where no satellite can see A NASA Global hawk drone dropped sensors into Hurricane Matthew…
Mashable
Nobel Prize loss sparks $1 million fundraising effort for Syria’s ‘White Helmets’
The Syrian Civil Defense — commonly known as the “White Helmets” for the hard hats they wear — would have earned roughly $1 million had they won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. They missed out on the award and the money as Colombia’s president took home the prize, but an online campaign is trying to…
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McGill Student Paper Wants Vigil Cancelled Because Harambe Is Racist, Hurricane Matthew Threatens Jacksonville: P.M. Links
The McGill Daily, the student newspaper of McGill University, wants a vigil for Harambe cancelled because “The Harambe meme has been used countless times to perpetrate anti-Black microaggressions and reinforce stereotypes, and by allowing and encouraging this event to occur on campus, the student body…
Gizmodo
Video Shows a Dude in a Wingsuit Getting Caught on an Airplane
These daredevil dudes are total pros, so they aren’t fazed at all when one of their guys gets his wingsuit caught on the wheel of an airplane. But holy shit, can you imagine yourself in that holy horror show? You just jumped out of a damn airplane and instead of plummeting to the ground (the ideal situation…
Curbed National
The UK’s best new building is one that holds the art collection of Damien Hirst
The Newport Street Gallery has won Britain’s most prestigious architecture award This year’s RIBA Stirling Prize—considered the most prestigious architecture award in the United Kingdom—has been given to the Newport Street Gallery, according to Designboom. The gallery is actually an expansive complex…
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Alexa can now lock your BMW and feed it directions
Remember when James Bond drove his BMW in a parking garage from the back seat by remote control? Yeah, the automaker’s latest Connected app won’t do that. But, it’ll at least make you feel like “007 lite” with Alexa, Apple Watch 2 and Android support. The Alexa integration is the most fun, letting you…
Mashable
Bumble bans mirror selfies, immediately becomes best dating app
Bumble has taken another step in its effort to make dating apps less horrible: Banning mirror selfies.  The dating app that tries to give women the power when swiping updated its rules surrounding photo moderation to prohibit anyone — man or woman — from posting a mirror pic on their profile.  The…
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The restaurant that employs grandmas instead of chefs
A flock of ‘nonnas’ dish up the ultimate comfort food at this NYC restaurant.
Newswise: SciNews
Study Supports Do Not Sell Voluntary Waiting Period for Gun Sales to Reduce Suicide
A new study suggests many patients at risk for suicide would voluntarily place their name on a Do Not Sell list, prohibiting gun shops from immediately selling them a firearm.
Newswise: SciNews
The Milky Way Project: Help Scientists Explore our Home Galaxy
The Milky Way Project is a crowd-sourced research effort that allows citizen scientists to identity nebulae, stars and more in imagery taken by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope.
Newswise: SciNews
UT Southwestern Researchers Find Novel Function for Old Protein in Work That Could Lead to New Ways to Protect Brain From Stroke Damage
One particular protein is the final executioner of events that result in the death of brain cells during stroke, researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center and their collaborators report. This
Computerworld
7 lucrative jobs for IT pros
7 high-paying IT jobs for 2016Image by ThinkstockAs IT unemployment hovers below 3 percent (and the national unemployment rate at 4.9 percent), companies are increasingly having to up the ante to attract and retain elite IT talent. The results of cloud compensation and services provider PayScale highlights…
Deals
Speaking of LEGOs, Here’s a Big Damn Box of Them On Sale
LEGO has come to be dominated by licensed sets with strict instructions and little room for creativity (if that’s your thing, cool), but you can still buy a big ol’ box of LEGO bricks for $50 on Amazon today, within $2 of all-time low. It doesn’t include Han Solo or a Minecraft creeper, but you will…
Digital Trends
Microsoft’s Edge browser to get faster updates via the Windows Store
Microsoft’s new Windows 10 browser, Edge, has an uphill battle in becoming more competitive with Google’s industry leading Chrome browser. Edge only runs on Windows 10, and so its market is limited, and it doesn’t have the breadth and depth of extensions available that Chrome users enjoy. Edge is, however,…
Digital Trends
Need help understanding your smart home? Thington is here to assist you
Does your smart home have you feeling a bit, well, dumb? Fear not, Thington is here to help. The smart assistant app launched on Thursday with the aim of bringing out “the value of connected devices for both their users and their manufacturers.” And it does so by way of the Thington concierge, which…
Digital Trends
Nothing left behind: GearEye keeps track of everything from lenses to SD cards
Can something as simple as a smart sticker make sure that no camera gear is left behind? GearEye thinks so — the new system that uses radio-frequency ID, or RFID, tags to track every piece of gear down to the SD card is headed to Kickstarter for funding. GearEye says the RFID stickers can be applied…
WIRED
Mark Zuckerberg’s VR Selfie Is a Bigger Deal Than You Realize
Two years after Facebook bought Oculus, the two companies are clearly on the same page about what really matters in VR: sharing it with other people. The post Mark Zuckerberg’s VR Selfie Is a Bigger Deal Than You Realize appeared first on WIRED.
Digital Trends
Koru’s Millennial test seeks out the right candidate for job opportunities
The right fit between employers and employees is not always based on colleges and grades. Increasingly, companies as diverse as Citibank, Airbnb, and McKinsey & Company, are using a test developed by Koru to predict whether applicants will succeed, according to Business Insider. Seattle-based Koru…
TechCrunch
Mophie’s charging case is a no-brainer for wireless earbud owners
 Being synonymous with a particular product category is a mixed blessing. Mophie is undoubtedly the best-known name in the battery case business, but the company has been keen to distance itself from the space a bit — or, at the very least, let it be known that it has more to offer the world. Mophie…
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Part of Scotland will soon be powered by kites
Name a method of generating power that’s cheap, efficient, sustainable and sounds like something Mary Poppins dreamed up after downing 20 teaspoons of sugar. That’s right — kite power. One of the world’s first non-experimental, kite-driven power stations will be established offshore in Southern Scotland,…
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From A to Zika: Alphabet working to stamp out the virus – CNET
The life-sciences division of Google’s parent company adds birth control for mosquitoes to its mix of projects.
TechSpot
Microsoft Surface keyboard and mouse suggest AIO Surface PC is on the way
Rumors circling around were accurate: Microsoft’s Windows 10 and Surface event is taking place October 26. Expect to see the Surface keyboard and mouse to be unveiled, along with at least one all-in-one Surface-branded PC. There will also be plenty of announcements relating to Windows 10 and Xbox. Microsoft…
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Facebook Wins ‘Big Brother’ Award in Belgium After Being Declared Worst Privacy Villain
Facebook won the “Big Brother” award in Belgium on Thursday, after people in the nation reached a conclusion that the social juggernaut is the ultimate privacy villain. “Facebook is a multi-billion dollar company that has one commodity – you!” said Joe McNamee, Executive Director of European Digital…
Architectural Record
Architects Propose Facelifts for Two Major New York City Transit Hubs
Two of New York City’s most overburdened transportation facilities— Pennsylvania Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal, which together serve nearly a million passengers a day —could be dramatically upgraded or replaced if proposals developed by architectsand recently made public are adopted.
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Do Einstein’s Theories Provide Sources of Energy for Superheros
How do superheroes fly? The answer may be dark energy.   — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Man of Many
The First Autonomous and Wireless Underwater Camera – iBubble
Introducing the world’s first completely autonomous and wireless diving drone. It will let users explore and enjoy the underwater world as it follows and films. A connected bracelet controls the iBubble as it tracks and understands the way users move. The other controls on the bracelet include 360-degree…
Big Think
Wooden Skyscrapers: A Green Idea That’s Spreading Like Wildfire
In recent years, wood has become a viable candidate for a stronger, cheaper, and greener basis for architecture. Recent studies and old Japanese temples off insights into the whys and hows.Read More
The Manual
Hone in on your Shave with the Type 15 Safety Razor
Hone razors are designed with the perfect shave in mind. The post Hone in on your Shave with the Type 15 Safety Razor appeared first on The Manual.
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Video: ‘Peshmerga will not enter Mosul’, Kurdish Iraqi minister tells FRANCE 24
Kurdish peshmerga troops will not enter Mosul if allied forces battling the Islamic State (IS) group recapture the northern Iraqi city, Falah Mustafa Bakir, the foreign minister of Iraqi Kurdistan told FRANCE 24.
Cool Hunting
Link About It: Magic Mushroom Microdosing Before Work
In lieu of prescription drugs, a new crop of young professionals is taking microdoses of either magic mushrooms or LSD to increase focus, empathetic feelings, clarity and to altogether broaden thinking before or during the work day. A mircodose means…… Continue…
Digital Trends
An electric Mercedes-AMG? CEO says it’s going to happen
Mercedes-AMG is commonly associated with high-horsepower, gasoline-burning engines that emit a ferocious growl. That could soon change, however, as the company’s head honcho has revealed engineers are getting ready to embrace electrification. “There will be an AMG pure electric car but I don’t know…
Digital Trends
Comcast to enforce 1TB data caps in 12 new states, expand reach in 6 others
If you’ve been enjoying a data cap-free relationship with Comcast, that may soon come to an end. Comcast. Beginning November 1st, Comcast will start enforcing data caps in 12 more states than it does now. You’re affected if you live in Dothan Alabama, Colorado, certain parts of Florida, Southeastern…
Mashable
19 killed by elephant tranquilizer so potent it’s used as chemical weapon
Dozens of people in the U.S. have died from carfentanil, a seriously potent elephant tranquilizer often cut into heroin and other street drugs, in the past few months. At least 19 have been killed in Wayne County, Michigan since July, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) said…
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Uber, Lyft Will Continue Operating in Philadelphia, Defying Judge’s Order (Updated: Judge’s Order Overturned!)
A day after a Pennsylvania judge ordered ride-sharing services to suspend operations in Philadelphia—where Uber and Lyft said they would keep operating regardless—that order has been overturned by a higher ranking judge. Judge Robert Simpson of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania on Friday evening…
RT – Daily news
Ben & Jerry’s declares support for Black Lives Matter, gets drubbing on social media
Vermont-based ice cream purveyor Ben & Jerry’s released a statement declaring its support for the Black Lives Matter movement. It’s not the first time the progressive food company has come out in support of social issues, but the online response was swift. Read Full Article at RT.com
PCWorld
Best Deals of the Week, October 3rd – October 7th – Deal Alert
Best Deals of the Week, October 3rd – October 7th – Deal AlertCheck out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 3rd. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.Prime Members Now Get Unlimited Reading On Any Device,…
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Walrus begin arriving near Alaska village in annual event
Pacific walrus are beginning to come ashore near a remote community on Alaska’s northwest coast in what’s become an annual marine mammal phenomenon caused by a warming climate.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Urban forestry project ties residential nature to health care spending
A hearty dose of Mother Nature may be an effective antidote for many physical and psychological ailments, several studies have suggested. However, no one has calculated how much green – as in dollars – nature’s greenery saves on health care costs.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
To help bees, skip herbicides and pesticides, keep lawns naturally diverse
Declining populations of pollinators is a major concern to ecologists because bees, butterflies and other insects play a critical role in supporting healthy ecosystems. Now a new study from urban ecologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggests that when urban and suburban lawns are left…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
American workers prefer set work schedules, but would take wage cuts to work from home
Affordable child care and flexible work schedules have all been topics of debates in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
Newswise: SciNews
Six Things You Might Not Know About Hydrogen
October 8th is National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day. To celebrate, here are a few things you might not know about hydrogen and fuel cells.
Newswise: SciNews
Professor, Graduate Student Unravel Mystery of Bacteria’s Antibiotic Resistance
These latest findings represent the first detailed biochemical characterization of a flavoenzyme involved in antibiotic resistance.
Curbed National
The brilliant, boring plan to save the Astrodome
Pave over the infield, and put in a parking lot Heralded as the “8th Wonder of the World” when the engineering marvel opened its doors in 1965, the Houston Astrodome has received a slight demotion, thanks to a new preservation plan. The world’s first domed stadium is now just a parking lot. But calling…
RT – Daily news
Texas police find dozens of people held captive in fake treatment centers, arrest 10
Police in Texas have arrested nine people after discovering dozens of people being held captive, beaten and tied to chairs in fake drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Read Full Article at RT.com
ReadWrite
Is super-thin borophene the future of wearables?
Graphene has been touted as a possible next generation material for wearables, smartphones, and other electronic devices, but scientists at Rice University suspect borophene, an atom-thick substance, could provide even better results. One of the main differences between graphene and borophene is the…
Next Big Future
39 megawatt Solar powered desalination plant runs a hydroponic greenhouse to grow 17000 tons of tomatoes per year
Sundrop has technology that integrates solar power, electricity generation, fresh water production and hydroponics. Sunshine and seawater. That’s all a new, futuristic-looking greenhouse needs to produce 17,000 tonnes of tomatoes per year in the South Australian desert.It’s the first agricultural system…
Next Big Future
Ultra-thin quantum LEDs could accelerate development of quantum networks
Researchers have developed all-electrical ultra-thin quantum LEDs, which have potential as on-chip photon sources in quantum information applications, including quantum networks for quantum computers. Ultra-thin quantum light emitting diodes (LEDs) – made of layered materials just a few atoms thick –…
Slashdot
Sharp Unveils 27-inch 8K 120Hz IGZO Monitor With HDR
Sharp has unveiled a next-gen monitor that is an absolute mouthful. It measures in at 27-inches and features a 8K resolution (7,680 x 4,320), HDR (high dynamic range), and a 120Hz refresh rate. Monitornerds reports: Sharp says that the IGZO name is an acronym for the semiconductor materials used in the…
CNET News.com
Salvador Dalí cookbook will make your supper surreal – CNET
Dalí’s 1973 cookbook “Les Diners De Gala” is back in print for the first time in more than 40 years. Care for some toffee with pine cones?
Lifehacker
Make a Cheap 360 Video Camera Using a Raspberry Pi
360 video isn’t exactly the most common or useful video type around, but that doesn’t mean it’s not cool. Most of 360 cameras are pretty pricey, but if you just want to experiment, Tinkernut shows us that the Raspberry Pi can do the trick. Read more…
TechCrunch
Netflix’s theater deal is a small step for subscriber growth and a big leap toward an Oscar
 Netflix announced a new theater distribution deal with iPic Entertainment, a theater chain with 15 locations throughout the country. The deal will put 10 Netflix original films (a substantial portion of Netflix’s original films this year) in iPic’s New York and Los Angeles theaters. Getting their content…
Techbargains.com
LG Signature OLED55C6P 55″ Curved 4K UHD HDR OLED HDTV + $250 Dell GC $2300
LG Signature OLED55C6P 55″ Curved 4K UHD HDR OLED HDTV + $250 Dell GC $2300
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Portable Manual Coffee Maker
Enjoy a home-brewed quality cup of Joe while you’re on the go using this portable manual coffee maker. It features a slim design that’s easy to transport and requires only a few pumps from your hand to brew exceptionally good tasting espresso. Check it out $59.99
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Napsack Wearable Sleeping Bag
Stay warm and toasty without limiting your mobility by slipping into this napsack wearable sleeping bag. This 100% nylon machine washable sleeping bag comes with zippered openings at the side so you can stick out your arms and features an open bottom for walking. Check it out $129.95
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Clear Bubbles Ceiling Lamp
Give your dining room a whimsical feel that won’t detract from its elegant decor using this clear bubbles ceiling lamp. This unique light piece measures 15 inches across and comes adorned with 250 small orbs that shine bright when the light comes on. Check it out $430.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
BIG-i Personalized Family Robot
Usher your home into the future with the BIG-i personalized family robot. This voice programmable natural-interaction robot can move, talk, and do everything from give you daily weather updates to managing your home’s smart appliances. Check it out $799.00
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Verizon cuts jobs in stores as wireless growth slows
Verizon has cut jobs in stores across the country as it deals with increasing competition in the wireless industry.
FiveThirtyEight
The Economics Nobel Isn’t Really A Nobel
The typical winner of the Nobel in economics is a 67-year-old man, born in the United States, who is working at the University of Chicago when he wins.I’ve been looking at the typical characteristics of winners of the various prizes; here’s what I found for physiology/medicine, physics, chemistry and…
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Watch ads to tip your favorite Twitch streamers
Just when it looked like Twitch was looking to reduce the amount of ads on its site, the live-streaming service has introduced a new way for users to tip their favourite casters that relies heavily on them. It comes as an extension to the “Cheering” emotes announced in June and lets viewers accumulate…
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Victory Over Taxi Monopolists in 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Taxi monopolists fighting against a more consumer-friendly, tech-enabled world of more competition hired rides were slapped down today by 7th Circuit Appeals Court Judge Richard Posner, in a pair of cases in which cabbies tried to claim that past quasi-monopolies they’d been granted established property…
Techbargains.com
Mercer Culinary Genesis 6-Piece Forged Knife Set w/ Glass Block $89.99
Mercer Culinary Genesis 6-Piece Forged Knife Set w/ Glass Block $89.99
Architecture Lab
Adventures in Architecture – A Glance At Beautiful Cities Across the Globe
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear mention of some of the world’s great cities? The post Adventures in Architecture – A Glance At Beautiful Cities Across the Globe appeared first on Architecture Lab.
BBC News – World
Calais volunteer: ‘My little girl is damaged’
Liz Clegg on volunteering in the Calais migrant camp with her daughter
The Awesomer
Hasan Minhaj vs. Hot Wings
Link(PG-13: Language) The Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj talks about Bill Cosby’s “compliment”, Mike Tyson’s sad comedy and more before hot sauce ripped his soul from his body. We feared for his life for a minute. Mad Dog 357 is a hell of a drug. More Awesome Stuff: YG vs. Hot NuggetsMatty…
Mashable
Here’s what you can win playing Xbox Arena
LOS ANGELES — Xbox Arena players will soon be able to win downloadable exclusives, cash prizes and physical swag, Mashable has learned, and they’ll do it over a wide variety of game titles. Microsoft on Monday treated its Preview members to a sneak peek at Xbox Arena, its streamlined approach to esports…
Mashable
Trump’s non-apology for obscene comments on leaked tape did not convince anyone
After The Washington Post released a 2005 video of a hot mic catching Donald Trump saying some disquieting things about women this afternoon, his campaign quickly issued a non-apology. Sure, it has the word ‘apologize’ in it, but it comes with a conditional. SEE ALSO: Drudge and Trump’s disregard for…
Next Big Future
Most of the stars and planets in the universe are outside solar systems and in between galaxies
Giant galaxies like the Milky Way are thought to form after smaller galaxies smash together. That suggests that hundreds of satellite galaxies would orbit our own, leftovers of the ones that formed our galaxy. But, so far, astronomers have found only about 50.The new galaxy, named Virgo I, is the latest…
TechCrunch
Google researchers aim to prevent AIs from discriminating
 Garbage in, garbage out — that’s always been a rule of computing, and machine learning systems are no exception. These elementary AIs only know what we tell them, and if that data carries a bias of any kind, so too will the system trained on it. Google is looking to avoid such awkward and potentially…
Big Think
It Might Be Time to Relax Our Standards for Organ Donation. Here’s Why.
131,000 people in the United States wait for an organ donation every single day. 10% of them will get one – unless we allow organ donations from drug deaths. Read More
CNET News.com
How to stop your iPhone from autocorrecting the F-word – CNET
Technically Incorrect: This wizard hack ensures you’ll never be forced to write “ducking” again. Unless you really want to.
CNET News.com
Google Chrome soon won’t be such a burden your computer – CNET
New version of the browser won’t take up as much memory, especially on mobile devices, Google programmers promise.
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Apple Plans to Offer New ‘iOS Foundation Program’ at Five Universities in Italy
Apple this week opened its first iOS Developer Center at the University of Naples Federico II’s new San Giovanni a Teduccio campus, located in a coastal suburb east of Naples, Italy, and the company is already planning on expanding the initiative due to its popularity. At an event celebrating the…
Digital Trends
Algorithm solves cake-cutting problem that has haunted mathematicians
We’ve all been there before: moving into a new apartment with housemates and trying to figure out who owes what each month. It’s easy enough if everyone gets the same identical room, but inevitably there is one person who gets the slightly larger bed, or the nice view with no road noise, or the ceiling…
Digital Trends
With the Jam Voice Wi-Fi speaker, Alexa is no longer limited to just Amazon devices
Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant is great for owners of one or more compatible Amazon devices, but that doesn’t mean much for those who for one reason or another don’t want to buy Amazon hardware. At least it didn’t until recently. We’re now beginning to see Alexa-enabled speakers from other companies…
Physics News
Low-cost sensor for cystic fibrosis diagnosis based on citrate
Penn State biomaterials scientists have developed a new, inexpensive method for detecting salt concentrations in sweat or other bodily fluids. The fluorescent sensor, derived from citric acid …
Physics News
Modeling the contractive behavior of soft clay in a heating test
Unlike other geomaterials, soft clay can paradoxically contract upon heating. This phenomenon is termed the “volumetric contraction of soft clay due to heating.”
RT – Daily news
Severely beaten Chicago cop refused to shoot attacker, fearing ‘national news’
A female police officer in Chicago, Illinois ended up in the hospital after a man reportedly high on drugs smashed her face into the pavement. She chose not to shoot her attacker, however, because she didn’t want that to become the story. Read Full Article at RT.com
Slashdot
A French Company is Suing Apple To Open the iPhone To Rival Browsing Engines
A French maker of open-source software said Friday it is suing Apple in an effort to get the company to make iOS more supportive of Web standards. Nexedi is suing Apple under French law in hopes it can force Apple to allow rival browsing engines onto the iPhone. From a report on Recode:Although Apple…
Next Big Future
Funded WFIRST space telescope will use Gravitational microlensing to complete the survey of exoplanets down to ten times smaller than the earth starting in mid-2020s
The Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) is a future infrared space observatory. On February 17, 2016, WFIRST was formally designated as a mission by NASA.In fiscal year 2014, Congress provided $56 million for WFIRST, and in 2015 Congress provided $50 million.The fiscal year 2016 spending bill…
Lifehacker
How Exercise Improves Your Sleep
Sleep is important when you’re trying to build muscle, but working your muscles is also important for getting good sleep. Here’s why.As this video from the PictureFit YouTube channel explains, exercise can actively increase body heat, which help drives the body’s signal to produce melatonin at night….
The Verge – All Posts
LeEco accidentally leaks its upcoming US product lineup
LeEco, the Chinese technology company that purchased TV maker Vizio for $2 billion in July, may have just spoiled its eventful debut in the US market. The company is set to unveil new products on October 19th, but Android Police discovered numerous listings on LeEco’s own website this afternoon. It appears…
WIRED
Space Photos of the Week: New Stars Get All Dark and Dusty
Space photos of the week, October 2 — October 8, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: New Stars Get All Dark and Dusty appeared first on WIRED.
VentureBeat
Elon Musk says Tesla’s autopilot has driven 222 million miles
Tesla founder and chief executive Elon Musk revealed on Friday that the company’s autopilot mode has driven 222 million miles since its launch nearly a year ago. Announced last October, this capability allowed owners of supported Tesla vehicles to have a computer guide them from destination to destination….
VentureBeat
Snapchat removes Auto Advance feature after criticism, launches Story Playlist instead
Snap Inc., the recently formed company behind messaging app Snapchat, today said that it’s beginning to remove the Auto Advance feature that automatically plays stories. The feature arrived in Snapchat in March and was quickly criticized, as you couldn’t avoid seeing stories from all your Snapchat friends….
VentureBeat
John Carmack: Mobile can deliver a VR killer app
John Carmack talked to his faithful followers about the technical edge of virtual reality and the technical improvements on the way for the Samsung Gear VR mobile virtual reality headset. While other Oculus and Facebook speakers have pushed the high-end Oculus Rift headset on the PC, the chief technology…
VentureBeat
Nextbit CTO sees Google Pixel unlimited full-resolution photo storage as ‘validation’
Nextbit, the startup behind the Android-based Robin smartphone that sync apps and photos online to prevent users from running out of storage, told VentureBeat in an email today that it views the Google Pixel phones’ promised unlimited storage of photos and videos in Google Photos in full resolution as…
VentureBeat
Too many buttons spoil the bot
GUEST: Dashbot.io, a tool for analyzing bots, recently surpassed 70 million messages processed. One of the questions that comes up often for developers is buttons. What performs better: free-form text input or button-driven interfaces? We took a look at the data across Facebook bots on our platform…
Dezeen
Waterfront home near Seattle is lifted on bridge-like structural supports
Design-and-construction firm First Lamp Architects has raised this family home near Seattle above a nearby body of water, drawing references from bridge structures (+ slideshow). (more…)
Archinect – News
Ten Top Images on Archinect’s “Outdoors” Pinterest Board
In case you haven’t checked out Archinect’s Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect Firm and People profiles.(Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)Today’s…
Next Big Future
Next generation Columbia submarines will have quieter electric drive, cost about $5 billion each and become operation 2030 through 2041
The Columbia class submarine program, previously known as the Ohio replacement program (ORP) or SSBN(X) program, a program to design and build a new class of 12 ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) to replace the Navy’s current force of 14 Ohio-class SSBNs. The Navy has identified the Columbia class…
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New York’s busiest railways now accept Apple Pay
New York has been in the process of rolling out a mobile solution for the Metropolitan Transit Agency’s super-busy Long Island Railroad and Metro North Railroad lines over the summer, and this week the app was updated with support for both Apple Pay…
Dornob
PurePods: Transparent Glass Guest Houses Dot the New Zealand Countryside
What’s a scenery-loving traveler who can’t stand camping to do when traveling to a locale…
Mashable
Hey men, let’s just never ‘banter’ like Billy Bush and Donald Trump again
It was the hot mic heard around the world.  Donald Trump has been caught on tape, obtained by the Washington Post, bragging about what is essentially sexual assault (“when you’re a star, they let you do anything you want … grab them by the pussy”) with Access Hollywood host and dudebro extraordinaire…
SlashGear
Uber and Lyft face their newest battle in Philadelphia
Uber and Lyft face their latest legal struggle in Philadelphia, where they were ordered yesterday night to stop operating. Both companies ultimately ignored the order and continued providing rides via their respective platforms; soon after, Uber got a small victory via a preliminary injunction that blocked…
BBC News – World
‘Death better than this’
Aid workers tell the BBC what they saw in Madaya when they entered the city to deliver humanitarian supplies for the first time in almost six months.
Mashable
Nanotechnology could revolutionize menstrual pads
A scientist has developed a menstrual pad that could be the beginning of a whole new world for women in India, and possibly everywhere. The new pad material, made using nanotechnology, claims to be more absorptive and cheaper to make. But perhaps most notably, it’s free of toxic chemicals that can cause…
WIRED
Maybe Sci-Fi Can Make Us All Empathize With Fungi
The year’s edition of ‘Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy’ contains short stories that make readers feel for a wide array of things and creatures. The post Maybe Sci-Fi Can Make Us All Empathize With Fungi appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
New Data Caps Provide Another Reason to Hate Comcast
The big-name cable ISP will limit your data to 1TB per month starting November 1. The post New Data Caps Provide Another Reason to Hate Comcast appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Let’s Patrol Our Pools With Aquatic Drone Lifeguards
The Otari is a small submarine drone to help anyone at risk of drowning in a pool. The post Let’s Patrol Our Pools With Aquatic Drone Lifeguards appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
While You Were Offline: Fox News Is No Longer a Safe Space, Folks
If you weren’t on the Internet this week you might have missed the spat between Sean Hannity and Megyn Kelly. Catch up here. The post While You Were Offline: Fox News Is No Longer a Safe Space, Folks appeared first on WIRED.
RT – Daily news
Radicalization is ‘matter of few weeks,’ mosques key to process – German media
Mosques in Germany are playing an important part in radicalization and recruiting of jihadist fighters, according to an investigation by local media. It adds that radicalization takes only a few weeks. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Dangerous democracy
Chris Morris considers the power and perils of the referendum as a political tool
The Verge – All Posts
Google says the Pixel has the best smartphone camera ever. Here’s its proof
Google spend a healthy chunk of time at its Pixel smartphone event on Tuesday touting the new device’s camera, with product VP Brian Rakowski going so far as to call it “the best smartphone camera anyone has ever made,” with a DxOMark score of 89. To back up that bold claim, camera lead Isaac Reynolds…
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Geek Kids : Steampunk Chameleon Kids’ Tee
The World of Tomorrow, Yesterday If your kids aren’t ready to wear full steampunk gear to school or out on the playground, this shirt uses a chameleon’s skills at camouflage to show off their love of the industrial while still fitting in with their peers. $12.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Home & Office : Learn to Program with Small Basic
A Turtle at Your Command. Help someone learn programming concepts and write actual code in Small Basic, programming their own games, commanding a turtle to draw shapes and pictures, and using science and math to solve problems. $34.99
Digital Trends
3D food printers and spice holders were on display at the Smart Kitchen Summit
If there was a theme of this year’s Smart Kitchen Summit — which brings together companies and start-ups that make, or want to make, the kitchen more connected — it was unification. Having a single smart device might make one task easier, but everyone from Innit to Drop to Anova wants to make software…
Digital Trends
Weekly Rewind: Rolling Stones return, another Note 7 explodes, and more
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. Everything from how a new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 forced…
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Bloomberg: AT&T considering a halt on Galaxy Note 7 sales
Reports that a Galaxy Note 7 issued as a replacement caught fire on an airplane may be too much for at least one carrier. Bloomberg cites a single unnamed source claiming that AT&T is “considering” stopping sales of the troubled phone based on that incident. Although AT&T (along with Sprint,…
PCWorld
US may use sanctions to punish Russia for election hacking
The U.S. response to election-related hacks that the Obama administration now blames on the Russian government could include sanctions against that country. The administration has said that it has a range of options, including economic sanctions, to respond to Russian cyber attacks. On Friday, a Republican…
BBC News – World
Georgia ruling party seeks new mandate in parliamentary election
Georgia votes in general elections, with the main battle expected between the ruling Georgian Dream party and the opposition United National Movement.
TechCrunch
Google shuts down Panoramio
 Panoramio, the location-centric photo sharing service Google acquired in 2007, will show its last image on November 4. For the longest time, Google used Panoramio to augment its Google Maps and Google Earth services with crowdsourced imagery. Now that the company has integrated photo uploads into the…
Gizmodo
How Did the 12 Months of the Year Get Their Names?
The simple and obvious answer: they come from the Romans. But the whole story on how the months of the year got their names is a little bit more interesting and includes bits about how the calendar first started in March, how they just started naming months after numbers after June, how there were month-less…
FiveThirtyEight
Wind Speed Alone Isn’t The Best Way To Measure A Weird Hurricane Like Matthew
Hurricane Matthew was inching along the Florida coastline on Friday, so close to land that its eyewall — the region of the hurricane’s strongest winds — is brushing the shore, but not close enough to make an official landfall. That raises a question: When a storm doesn’t necessarily come ashore, but…
FiveThirtyEight
Election Update: Are Trump’s Polls Getting Worse?
Donald Trump had drawn to within 1 or 2 percentage points of Hillary Clinton in the popular vote and into a near-tie in the Electoral College before last Monday’s presidential debate. But the debate almost immediately moved the polls in Clinton’s favor, putting her in a much more comfortable position….
DigsDigs
27 Awesome Hidden Lighting Ideas For Every Home
Lamps and lights have become an important part of the décor, they create a mood and highlight the décor style. But a little bit of hidden illumination can be also useful and cool: it’s great for emphasizing various interior features, highlighting work areas and creating an intimate glow, hidden lighting…
Mashable
Mylan to pay $465 million over Medicaid pricing of EpiPen
Mylan will pay the Department of Justice $465 million in a settlement over its pricing and classification of the EpiPen through Medicaid, the pharmaceutical company announced Friday.  Mylan, which came under fire this summer for systematically hiking the price of the life-saving device, at the same…
Fast Company
Science-Backed Ways To Build Confidence When You Feel Like You’re Out Of Your League
Forget about faking it ’til you make it, these tips will trick your brain into thinking you’re all that. Forget about faking it ’til you make it, these tips will trick your brain into thinking you’re all that.Whether you are interviewing for a job that feels beyond your current…
Digital Trends
Is this the world’s most beautiful bike lane?
Forget the yellow brick road. Cyclists in a small city in Poland are now pedaling along an amazing blue sparkly lane built to improve safety for riders and pedestrians at night. The beautiful glow-in-the-dark path on the outskirts of Olsztyn, north-east Poland, contains luminophore particles that light…
VentureBeat
Twilio files paperwork for $400 million secondary offering
Twilio has filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise an additional $400 million from the public market. The company said that it will not receive any proceeds from this transaction and that the majority of the shares will be Class A common stock and come from existing…
Lifehacker
Breeze Through the Unfriendly Skies With Aer’s Travel Pack
It’s not enough to simply buy a compliantly-sized roller bag anymore, the sorry excuses for airlines we’re stuck with will still end up making you check it half the time. If we’re forced to carry bags though, we can at least love them.http://gear.lifehacker.com/save-money-for…The Aer Travel Pack is the…
Shut Up And Take My Money
The 2016 *Who Should I Vote For?* Prank Vehicle Magnet
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Remote Controlled CESSNA Airplane
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RT – Daily news
Over 870 killed, 350,000 in need of urgent aid in hurricane-stricken Haiti (VIDEOS)
The number of victims of Hurricane Matthew, which has wrought havoc in Haiti, neared 900 on Friday as reports from hard-to-access remote southwestern areas continued coming. A total of 350,000 Haitians require immediate assistance, the UN says. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
US election: Senior Republicans condemn Trump’s lewd comments about women
A videotape showing US presidential candidate Donald Trump making obscene comments about women is condemned by fellow Republicans.
Engadget RSS Feed
Researchers push Moore’s Law with a 1-nanometer transistor gate
Ready for some hardcore science about transistor elements that are a fraction of the width of a human hair? Good, because that’s what this post is all about. “The semiconductor industry has long assumed that any gate below 5 nanometers wouldn’t work,…
TechCrunch
Online food delivery still presents a $210B market opportunity
 I wrote last year about the broad, secular shift to online food ordering, and the significant capital inflows into the space that we were seeing. Fast-forward a year, and we’re now looking at a very different funding environment: international inflows of capital to the food delivery category dropped…
Digital Trends
Facebook launches social events app in the hopes of replacing your calendar
Facebook is harnessing the power of its events feature as part of a new standalone app that lets users discover things to do in their city, and around the U.S. The “Events from Facebook” app is available now for iOS, and is heading to Android soon. When you open the app, you can immediately see where…
Slashdot
CIA ‘Siren Servers’ Can Predict Social Uprisings Several Days Before They Happen
Through a combination of machine learning and deep learning, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is using powerful supercomputers, dubbed “Siren Servers” by computer philosophy writer Jaron Lanier, to predict social unrest days before it happens. The Sociable reports: CIA Deputy Director for Digital…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
The world’s most valuable scientific books and manuscripts – an overview of the marketplace
We’ve and over the coming week we’ll be presenting what we found with an overview of the scientific documents, manuscripts and instruments marketplaces ur countdown to number one starting tomorrow with numbers 50 through 41st place… Continue Reading The world’s most valuable scientific…
SlashGear
Twitter Could Help Apple in More Ways Than Many Think
With Google and Disney bowing out — and Salesforce throwing cold water on a deal — Twitter’s acquisition hopes seem dead on arrival. Though an internal struggle over any acquisition may be bubbling, there’s one company that remains a dark horse; a company that has every reason to want a news platform…
Mises Institute
The Week in Review: October 8, 2016
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssMoney and BanksPolitical TheoryThe Week in Review: October 8, 2016 0 Views During our Boston Mises Circle last weekend we discussed the real state of the US economy, and the solutions that lie beyond politics. This week, America’s continued economic…
Dezeen
Plumen’s WattNott LED lightbulb has a lifespan of 25 years
Lighting brand Plumen has designed a set of LED Edison light bulbs that it claims have a lifespan of a quarter of a century (+ slideshow). (more…)
VentureBeat
U.S. court reinstates Apple $120 million patent win over Samsung
(Reuters) — A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a $120 million jury award for Apple Inc against Samsung, marking the latest twist in the fierce patent war between the world’s top smartphone manufacturers. The court said that there was substantial evidence for the jury verdict related to Samsung’s…
VentureBeat
Apple mysteriously banned a popular app from the App Store, and a lot of programmers are mad
Apple has banned a popular app for programmers from its app store, as well as deleted the app developer’s account, the developer says. The app, called Dash, is for Macs and iOS. It’s been around for years. It lets developers easily find and insert snippets of code that they frequently use. The situation…
Jetson Green
Bed and Walk-in Closet in One
Having adequate storage space is certainly one of the biggest challenges when living small. There have been a number of very ingenious solutions to this problem in the past, from hiding storage into the stairs, or installing large pieces of transformer furniture which house everything from the closet…
Gear Patrol
Deals of the Week: October 3–7
How to save on a week’s worth of great deals on gear. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Watch Now: The Gear We’re Testing This Week
Go behind the scenes with what our writers, editors and photographers are testing and using this week. …Read More »
The Verge – All Posts
Republican Senator uses Facebook Live to ask Trump to step down
In a stunning late night Facebook Live video, Utah Republican Senator Mike Lee pleaded with Donald Trump to step aside and give up his nomination for President. The video, which Lee filmed from his home in Utah, is like many on Facebook Live — a single person, speaking to the camera, spreading a message….
National Geographic News
The Real Reason Clowns Creep Us Out
Mises Institute
Why Hillary Clinton Wants You To Like The EU
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryWhy Hillary Clinton Wants You To Like The EU 0 Views After the UK Brexit, politician Nigel Farage appeared at a Donald Trump rally in Mississippi. Hillary Clinton lashed out at Farage and the campaign to the…
New Scientist – Online news
Some languages die – get over it
Perhaps rather than mourning the loss of little-used languages, we should embrace changes that help people communicate more widely
DailyTech Main News Feed
Kodak Smartphone Arrives Oct 20th
When we think about Kodak, we think the Eastman Kodak Company. We think cameras and imaging products. We think photography, photographic film, graphics, and printing. Are we now going to think smartphones?
RT – Daily news
UN calls on Saudi Arabia to stop torturing, executing minors in scathing report
A UN watchdog has slammed Saudi Arabia for subjecting minors as young as 15 to stoning, flogging, amputation, and even execution, contrary to the children rights convention, but a Saudi official reportedly responded that sharia is “above all laws and treaties.” Read Full Article at RT.com
Dezeen
This week, Caruso St John won the Stirling Prize and Google launched a universal typeface
This week on Dezeen: Google unveiled a typeface that spans every written language, and this year’s Stirling Prize was awarded to Caruso St John with its gallery for Damien Hirst. (more…)
RT – Daily news
US gov’t officially accuses Russia of political hacks; Moscow calls it ‘nonsense’
The US government is “confident” that Russia “authorized” recent hacks of US officials’ and organizations’ emails, intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security claim in a statement. Moscow says the accusations are “yet another fit of nonsense.” Read Full Article at RT.com
VentureBeat
Yahoo facing lawsuit alleging job reviews discriminated against men
(Reuters) — A Yahoo Inc media executive fired from the internet company last year has filed a lawsuit claiming a job review process implemented by Chief Executive Marissa Mayer was used to cut men from executive ranks and lay them off illegally, court papers showed. Scott Ard, a former senior editorial…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Baltimore Police took 1 million surveillance photos of city (Update)
Baltimore Police on Friday released data showing that a surveillance plane secretly flew over the city roughly 100 times, taking more than 1 million snapshots of the streets below.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
How to get more from your tablet with Windows 10 Anniversary Edition
Tablet mode in Windows 10 Anniversary EditionThe Windows 10 Anniversary Edition update contains a number of new features and useful improvements, particularly if you’re running Windows 10 on a tablet or laptop with a touchscreen.Probably the most noticeable is the introduction of Windows Ink, a feature…
BBC News – World
Turkey suicide bombers killed near Ankara after police ‘tip off’
Two suicide bombers blow themselves up near Turkey’s capital, Ankara, after they were approached by police and told to surrender weapons.
The Next Web
3 tests for identifying hot startups most investors ignore
In the 1980s, venture capitalists relied heavily on intuition – and got away with it. The market permitted only a finite variety of tech businesses. VC’s could act on instinct because they were well informed oN the possibilities. It didn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that every PC needed a…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Leaked video shows a preview of Paint for Windows 10
Paint has been helping Windows users made crude-looking pictures for more than twenty years now and it looks as though Microsoft is finally going to release a Windows 10 version for the modern era.Twitter user WalkingCat has unearthed a promo video showing off the new software – it has a fresh look and…
Slashdot
Teens’ Penchant For Risk-Taking May Help Them Learn Faster, Says Study
An anonymous reader quotes a report from NPR: The teenage brain has been characterized as a risk-taking machine, looking for quick rewards and thrills instead of acting responsibly. But these behaviors could actually make teens better than adults at certain kinds of learning. “In neuroscience, we tend…
RT – Daily news
‘Bigfoot’ gatecrashes Michigan nature webcam (VIDEO, POLL)
Footage from a Michigan webcam watching over an eagle’s nest has caused an online frenzy because of a shadowy figure in the background that some claim is proof that the mythical Bigfoot creature exists. Read Full Article at RT.com
Fast Company
Three Ways To Make Your Entire Team More Creative
Boosting your own creativity is one thing; changing how a group thinks is another. But these psychological findings may hold the key. Boosting your own creativity is one thing; changing how a group thinks is another. But these psychological findings may hold the key.Uber. Airbnb….
Fast Company
Seven VCs’ Tips For Surviving A Due-Dilligence Check In 2017
Investors are more cautious than they used to be, but a higher bar for startup founders means more chances to prove your mettle. Investors are more cautious than they used to be, but a higher bar for startup founders means more chances to prove your mettle.Pandas were taken off…
Macworld
The Week in Apple News: iPad Pro rumors, MacBook Pro rumors, Tim Cook talks augmented reality, and more
Apple headlines for the week ending Oct. 7, 2016As we dive deeper into the fall season, it’s time for the Apple product rumor mill to kick into full gear. We’re seeing more speculation about the iPad and MacBook Pro, and hopefully we’ll get real news about those products sooner than later. In the meantime,…
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Reuters: Yahoo email scanning done with a Linux kernel module
In the ever evolving saga of Yahoo’s email servers and who could peek into them, the latest nugget comes from a Reuters report that the scanning program operated at a deeper level than mail filters for porn or spam. Citing three former employees, it now says the scanning was done via a module attached…
BBC News – World
Trump’s lewd remarks about women
A video has emerged from 2005 where Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump makes lewd remarks about women.
BBC News – World
Edinburgh bakery serves up insect cake as protein boost
Scorpions and mealworms are just a few of the ingredients added to a bakery’s signature brownie in Edinburgh which are seen as an alternative source of protein.
How-To Geek
How to Play Xbox 360 Games on Your Xbox One
Microsoft’s Xbox One can now play a limited number of Xbox 360 games. But it’s not as simple as inserting any old disc and starting it up. Only some games will work, and the Xbox One runs them in an emulator.Click Here to Continue Reading
Computerworld
Why Google A.I. is the last user interface
Star Trek got it right: In the future, we’ll use computers by talking to them.Google held an event this week and new hardware got most of the attention. Google unveiled a couple of Google-built Pixel phones, Google Wi-Fi home mesh routers, the Google Home virtual assistant appliance, a new 4k Chromecast…
VentureBeat
Federal Reserve governor says blockchain is revolutionary, but still has to prove itself
(Reuters) — The technology behind the controversial bitcoin electronic currency could lead to sweeping improvements in how financial transactions are carried out worldwide, Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said on Friday. But only if it can be safeguarded from hackers and terrorists, and not grind…
TechCrunch
Government’s refusal to recognize the rise of independent contractors is hurting the economy
 The workforce of the 21st century has been changing for years.  Government, only recently perceiving the movement from a traditional workforce to an independent contractor model, is stifling innovation and hurting workers in the process. From Boston to Seattle, we are seeing a myriad of impulsive efforts…
Reason.com Full Feed
USDA Wrongly Targets Wyoming’s Food Freedom Act
Earlier this week, in one of several related announcements, the USDA proudly declared that its MyPlate, MyState program, which the agency bills as “an effort to celebrate homegrown pride, foods and recipes and bring communities together around healthy eating,” was entering a new phase. “Through MyPlate,…
WIRED
5 Great Toys to Get Your Kid’s Brain Tickin’
When your kid wants to watch <em>My Little Pony</em> for the zillionth time, take a breath and substitute one of these brain-boosters instead. The post 5 Great Toys to Get Your Kid’s Brain Tickin’ appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Take a Flight Back in Time With History’s First Flying Toy
Alphonse Pénaud’s model plane was rigged with a propeller powered by a tightly twisted rubber band. Nearly 150 years later, it still makes a delightful toy. The post Take a Flight Back in Time With History’s First Flying Toy appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
What to Expect From the Second Presidential Debate
Gun rights, Social Security, and healthcare are likely topics at the next matchup between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The post What to Expect From the Second Presidential Debate appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Meet the New Math, Unlike the Old Math
The latest effort to overhaul math and science education offers a fundamental rethinking of the basic structure of knowledge. But will it be given time to work? The post Meet the New Math, Unlike the Old Math appeared first on WIRED.
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
28 Stunning Wallpaper Ideas Your Home Needs
There’s no denying the wow-factor of a great wallpaper.From nature to geometrics, wild and fun wallpaper ideas are a great way to jazz up a room without adding unnecessary decor and clutter. Modern wallpaper isn’t defined by the florals and stripes we remember from our grandparent’s homes. Today’s possibilities…
BBC News – World
Hurricane Matthew: Haiti south ‘90% destroyed’
Nearly 900 people are known to have killed by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, with aid officials saying up to 90% of some areas has been destroyed.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Ruling Islamists win new mandate in Moroccan election
Morocco’s moderate ruling Islamist party has defeated a liberal rival seen as close to the royal palace in Friday’s parliamentary elections, increasing its share of seats in parliament, final results show.
BBC News – World
President Obama has already voted 31 days before the election
Early voting has started in several states and President Obama has cast his ballot in his home state of Illinois.
BBC News – World
Syrian refugees trapped in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley
Bekaa Valley has become home to many who have escaped Aleppo.
CNET News.com
Hacking trust: Fears of election-tampering shake faith in US democracy – CNET
Our election systems are full of flaws and vulnerabilities. But the biggest target in the election might not be your vote.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Download of the day: Gadwin PrintScreen
Download of the day: Gadwin PrintScreenGadwin PrintScreen is a cut above most screen capture tools – not only can it grab the whole screen, the current active window or a manually selected area, it’s also packed with tools to automate the process as much as possible, applying watermarks, formatting and…
The Gadget Flow
Sweep N Sing
Sweep N Sing is a simple take on two tried and true childhood toy staples. A combination of a toy broom and toy microphone stand equipped with a speaker at the base for mobile karaoke-like fun, Sweep N Sing is the best of both worlds! Wirelessly connecting it to any Smartphone brings the fun up to a…
The Gadget Flow
JBL Reflect Aware Earbuds
Focus on what’s important with the JBL Reflect Aware Earbuds. With the ability to choose when you can and can’t hear environmental noise, these earbuds are perfect for anything from studying to intense workouts. The adaptive noise control technology can adjust with a touch of a button while you can also…
The Gadget Flow
Grip Leather Case for iPhone 7 Plus by Vaja
Get unmatched protection while retaining your style with the Grip Leather Case for iPhone 7 Plus by Vaja. With an ultra-thin yet strong polycarbonate base, this case holds your smartphone like the prized possession it is. Made for luxury, the interior of the Grip Leather Case is lined with stunning Caterina…
The Gadget Flow
The Jean Hanger by Saldebus
Are you still crumpling your jeans into your dresser drawer? It’s time to start using the Jean Hanger by Saldebus and treat your denim with love. Perfectly made to hang, dry, and store your dungarees, the special design of the Jean Hanger allows your pants to hang correctly and flat so they dry without…
The Gadget Flow
SELFSKIE – Attach Your Smartphone Or GoPro To Any Stick
The all-round smartphone & GoPro mount that transforms any stick or ski pole or golf club and more into a Selfie stick or camera stand. Why bring a selfie-stick when you’re already holding a stick? The SELFSKIE is the world’s best all-in-one mount that allows you to use your Smartphone and GoPro…
The Gadget Flow
Mini Wood Ultrasonic Humidifier
Keep your immediate air moist in a whole new stylish way with these Mini Wood Ultrasonic Humidifiers. They are USB powered and come with a humidifying capacity of 30 ml/h. It follows an ultrasonic humidification method and has a color changing LED design you would love to make use of. The wooden structure…
The Gadget Flow
Lomo’Instant Automat Camera
Introducing the Lomo’Instant Automat Camera, the most advanced automatic instant camera. Coming from the iconic Lomography brand, this stunning camera has automatically adjusting shutter speed, aperture, and even flash output to light up every single shot perfectly. Impeccably designed with vibrant exterior…
The Gadget Flow
Ceiling Mounted LED Shower
The Ceiling Mounted Shower is one of those things which you simply must have, but never knew you wanted. It’s a solid brass shower head that works just like your existing one, but this one also has a color changing LED light. The best part is that the color changes automatically with the help of sensors…
Scientific American Content: Global
An Astronaut Tells It Like It Is in New Book
And more October book recommendations from Scientific American — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
RT – Daily news
Russian chopper carrying aid comes under ISIS fire over Hama, Syria – military
A Russian MI-8 helicopter carrying humanitarian aid came under fire in the Syrian province of Hama on Saturday, the Russian reconciliation center in Syria told reporters. None of the Russian officers on board were hurt. Read Full Article at RT.com
Cool Hunting
Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Modernizing Yiddish, designing the world’s best logos, Napping with NASA and more in our look at the web
1. The World’s Best Logo While there are many brands whose logos are burned into our minds—for better or worse—none of them were easy to create: “crafting such a deceptively simple symbol is a massive undertaking, so it’s no surprise that the…… Continue…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
LAST CHANCE: Our $14 Nerdy Shirt Sale Ends This Weekend!
Our shirt store is full of nerdy designs from the best independent artists and they’re all on sale for just $14! Head on over to the store and grab your favorite designs at a discount while you still can. When the weekend ends, so does the sale.
Mashable
The best thing about the new GoPros isn’t the cameras — it’s the software
“GoPro, start recording.” And just like that the Hero 5 Black action camera, attached to a selfie stick an arm’s lengths away, started capturing stabilized video of me and the beautiful Squaw Valley mountains miles behind me. I didn’t need to press a single button. Two voice commands later and the camera…
Digital Trends
Exclusive: Save $11 on a refurbished Amazon Fire HD 6 Tablet
Amazon’s tablets are the most affordable, name-brand tablets in the market. Now with our exclusive Digital Trends coupon, you can make one of Amazon’s best-selling tablets even more affordable. For a limited time only, use coupon code “DT11” to take $11 off a certified refurbished Amazon Fire HD 6 Tablet…
ArchDaily
This Kickstarter Campaign is 3D Printing Tokyo in 100 Pieces
Have you ever wanted to look over an entire city from the comfort of your own desk? Do you have a sentimental relationship with the city of Tokyo? If you answered “yes” to these questions, iJet Inc, a 3D print solutions company, along with DMM.com Ltd, have launched a Kickstarter that might be for you.One…
RT – Daily news
6 o’clock prayers? British Olympic medalist gymnast mocks Islam (VIDEO)
Olympic gymnast Louis Smith has been widely criticized since he apparently mocked Islam with a fellow athlete, Luke Carson, who dropped to his knees and shouted “Allahu Akbar.” Read Full Article at RT.com
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
These Poké Ball Terrariums Are The Rarest Catch Of All
Internet artsperson The Vintage Realm has created a series of Poké Ball terrariums, each inspired by a different Pokémon. We’ve featured items like these before, but TVR’s versions are really top shelf. So, it’s not surprising that she can’t keep up with the demand in her Etsy store. You may have to…
The Verge – All Posts
How to watch Formula E’s season three premiere
All-electric racing series Formula E starts its third season this weekend in Hong Kong. It’s an exciting year for the young series, because big names like Jaguar and BMW have joined the already competitive field. The series is also heading to new locations like New York City and Montreal. Formula…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
France commits one billion euros for Paris 2024 Olympic bid
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Friday committed one billion euros on behalf of the French government to support Paris’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
French towns protest plan to relocate Calais migrants
French villagers are protesting the arrival of migrants who are being dispersed around the country as the government shuts down the slum-like camp in Calais that has become a flashpoint in Europe’s migrant crisis.
RT – Daily news
Huge explosion reported in Yemeni capital of Sanaa; scores of casualties feared (PHOTOS)
An explosion has reportedly rocked Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, and pictures of ravaged buildings have appeared on social media that include reports claiming the blast was caused by a Saudi-led airstrike. Read Full Article at RT.com
Scientific American Content: Global
This Ancient Invertebrate Had a Nightmare Mouth
Paleontologists reveal one of the scariest sets of jaws to have ever evolved — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Scientific American Content: Global
Controversy and Excitement Swirl around New Human Species
An astonishing trove of fossils has scientists, and the media, in a tizzy over our origins — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Macworld
Elevated status: Google declared king by fiat
It’s time to wake up and smell the coffee, Apple fans, Google is the new hotness. How can we tell? Well, they announced some new products, that’s how.Oh, sure, pedants might suggest maybe they should actually sell some of them first but, no, it’s all over but the shouting.Writing for Inc., Justin Bariso…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
plumen wattnott light bulbs illuminate memories of thomas edison
plumen’s wattnott light bulbs combine the best of 20th and 21st century lighting–beautiful designs creating a warm, comforting light, whilst featuring the latest energy efficient LED technology. The post plumen wattnott light bulbs illuminate memories of thomas edison appeared first on designboom |…
VentureBeat
New study reveals best time to show ads
GUEST: There’s plenty of research and data that shows the best time to tweet or when to show your ads on Facebook or Google AdWords among other platforms. Posting at the right time ensures that you get to your target audience at the time they’re most likely to view your content and take necessary action….
Motherboard RSS Feed
Three More Law Firms Are Suing Apple for Ignoring iPhone 6 Plus ‘Touch Disease’
There is increasing pressure on Apple to explain why it’s ignored the fact that touchscreens on thousands of iPhone 6 Plus devices have stopped working, leaving consumers on the hook to replace devices that have a fundamental engineering flaw. Lawyers who filed a class action lawsuit against the company…
BBC News – World
Russia deploys nuclear-capable missiles in Kaliningrad
Russia deploys nuclear-capable Iskander missiles in its Kaliningrad region bordering Poland and Lithuania.
Slashdot
MITRE Dangles $50,000 Prize For Spotting Rogue Internet of Things Devices
Long-time Slashdot reader chicksdaddy quotes Security Ledger: MITRE Corporation, the non-profit corporation that helps tackle some of the trickiest technical and security challenges out there, is dangling a $50,000 prize for anyone who can develop a solution for spotting rogue devices within an Internet…
BBC News – World
Bangladeshi forces kill 11 suspected militants
Eleven suspected militants are killed in a series of gun battles with Bangladeshi security forces, officials say.
Mashable
The Great Exhibition of 1851 displayed wonders and inventions from around the world
The transept from the Grand Entrance.Image: Dickinson’s Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851Britain’s Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations took place from May 1 to Oct. 11, 1851. Intended to showcase the industrial and cultural products of the world, it drew exhibitors…
DailyTech Main News Feed
iBeat: A heart monitoring smartwatch that can save lives by Monique C. Bethell, Ph.D
Can a smartwatch be the key to saving your life in the event of sudden cardiac arrest? Well it looks like there some truth to that. A health tech startup located in San Francisco called iBeat, partnered with Dr. Mehmet Oz “America’s Doctor” to launch a groundbreaking innovative heart monitoring smartwatch…
Shut Up And Take My Money
KING size Star Wars duvet set (UK)
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The Awesomer
CDG x Nike VaporMax
LinkThe Air VaporMax is Nike’s first shoe with its latest Air-cushioning technology: an Air unit strong and flexible enough to be both the midsole and outsole. Japanese label Comme des Garçons got first dibs at a collab, turning the running shoe into a slip-on. Drops 2/2017. More…
TechCrunch
How blockchain can change the music industry
 Since the 1999 launch of Napster’s music-sharing platform, the music industry has been in near-constant turmoil, with dipping revenues, lack of transparency, piracy problems and feuds over the fair distribution of dividends. The blockchain has drawn the attention of investors and professionals in different…
9to5Mac
Review: Amber Watchcase Power Bank is hands down one of the best Apple Watch accessories [Video]
With the recent release of new hardware, I’ve been in search of a better Apple Watch charging and storage solution. There’s no shortage of watch-compatible docks, but the Amber Watchcase Power Bank by ClearGrass is far and away one of my favorites. Have a look at our hands-on video walkthrough to see…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
How to Prepare Your Home and Family for a Hurricane or Superstorm
After Hurricane Sandy, which devastated the East Coast in 2012, it’s more important than ever to make sure you, your home and your family are prepared to weather hurricane season when it strikes—as it inevitably does each year, on coastal areas all over
Techbargains.com
Rakuten Columbus Day Sale – up to 80% off + Extra $10 off Halloween Items
Rakuten Columbus Day Sale – up to 80% off + Extra $10 off Halloween Items
RT – Daily news
White gold rush? Russian mammoth hunters dig into permafrost in search of precious ivory
It seems that a new kind of “gold rush” has taken over remote areas of Russia’s Far East and Siberia, as ivory hunters are mining for mammoth remains buried deep in the permafrost. RT spoke to some of them. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lifehacker
Top 10 Browser Extensions that Eliminate Web Annoyances
The web is rife with annoyances. Pop-over ads when you visit a page that you have to dismiss, sites that auto-play audio even in background tabs, pages that reload and take all the text you entered with it, they all suck. Here are some browser add-ons that make the web a better place for everyone.10….
9to5Mac
This week’s top stories: New iPads incoming, iOS 10.1 beta 2, MacBook Pro refresh expectations & more
In this week’s top stories: Reports of new iPads in the works, Apple releases iOS 10.1 beta 2 w/ Portrait mode, we discuss expectations for the much anticipated upcoming MacBook Pro refresh, and much more.  more…Filed under: Apple
Fast Company
These Companies Run Mentorship Programs That Actually Work
New InHerSight data show that high-quality mentorship programs for female professionals are in high demand and short supply. New InHerSight data show that high-quality mentorship programs for female professionals are in high demand and short supply.Mentorship is widely touted as…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Belgium ‘missed 13 chances’ to unmask Paris attackers, says report
Belgian police missed 13 opportunities to unmask the participants of the deadly Paris November attacks before the events, according to an internal report leaked to a newspaper on Saturday.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Thousands of protesters gather at proposed French airport site
Thousands of demonstrators gathered Saturday at the site of a controversial planned airport in western France in a last-ditch attempt to prevent construction.
Gizmodo
Assange’s Much-Hyped Clinton Leak Includes Excerpts From Wall Street Speeches 
Better late than never, Julian Assange has made good on his promise to release further email leaks involving presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Released last night, the documents allegedly contain excerpts from lucrative paid speeches she made to Wall Street firms.Read more…
Architizer
NYC This Week: Housing for All, SANAA’s Grace Farms and OpenHouse NY
Architecture and design–related events happening in New York City this week (October 10 to October 16), handpicked by the editors at Architizer Captures from NOWNESS’s most recent video on Casa Gilardi, Luis Barragan’s last work in Mexico City Exhibitions in NYC OUT OF TOWN: “Yayoi Kusama: Dots…
RT – Daily news
‘Karoshi’: 20% of Japanese employees risk death from overwork, survey shows
A new Japanese government poll has shown that a fifth of the country’s employees face the risk of death from overwork. Read Full Article at RT.com
Singularity HUB
Tomorrow’s Healthcare Is Here Today: Exponential Medicine Begins in San Diego
Anyone who says fully digitized medicine is off on a 10-year horizon is wrong. The future of medicine and healthcare is here today. If you need proof, can you guess what Stanford University’s top gastroenterologist prescribed me the other week? A digital smart pill. This week the Singularity Hub team…
SlashGear
Snapchat rolls out Story Playlists, ending Auto Advance frustrations
Frequent Snapchat users will be pleased to hear about a set of changes coming to the app’s popular Story feature. The first is a removal of the Auto Advance setting, which would automatically play every new video from friends, jumping to one after the other, when you only wanted to watch one. Replacing…
The Verge – All Posts
The secret recording is still the best weapon against liars and villains like Donald Trump
Donald Trump’s pathetic rise to power may finally end because of something he said on the set of a soap opera. It started Friday night, when The Washington Post published a disgusting recording of Trump with the euphemistic headline “Trump recorded having extremely lewd conversation about women in 2005.”…
DudeIWantThat.com
Bionic Bird: The Furtive Drone
“Grand Master Pycelle…send a Bionic Bird to Casterly Rock.” He’s not a real raven, but this biomimetic drone is built and engineered to look so much like one that you’ll definitely be able to use him to deliver apple bobbing and popcorn-ball-sharing invitations to all the hot Daeneryses at your Halloween…
Reason.com Full Feed
New Trump (and Clinton!) Revelations Make Airtight Case for More Options for President
Donald Trump’s presidential ambitions have taken a hit with the release of a 2005 tape of him bragging about kissing and groping women without their consent. His defiant sorry-not-sorry apology and promise to foreground sexual-assault charges against Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton’s slagging of her…
Mashable
Republicans condemn Trump comments because of their ‘wives and daughters’
After video surfaced Friday of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump saying he would “grab [women] by the pussy” among other obscene, sexist comments, many Republican politicians condemned the candidate’s actions.  The video, obtained by the Washington Post, showed Trump and and Today show co-host…
BBC News – World
Japan volcano: Mount Aso eruption leaves blanket of ash
Residents clean up after Japan’s Mount Aso erupts for the first time in 36 years, spewing ash across surrounding cities.
Tools and Toys
TableFlip — Markdown Table Editor for Mac
I love writing in Markdown. But creating MultiMarkdown tables by hand? Not so much. On those rare occasions when I do need to break out a table, I forget the correct syntax half the time, plus it’s hard keeping track of all those pipes and dashes to make everything look aligned and pretty. TableFlip…
ArchDaily
Earthquake Resistant Tower in San Francisco to Become Most Resilient Tall Building on West Coast
Soaring high above! #SanFrancisco #RealEstate #181Fremont #LEED #tech #office 181 Fremont—which will become the third tallest structure in San Francisco and the most resilient tall building on the West Coast of the U.S.—has been awarded the REDi™ Gold Rating, a new earthquake resilience rating.  The…
FiveThirtyEight
Our Live Elections Podcast Reacts To Donald Trump’s Lewd Comments
 Subscribe: iTunes |ESPN App |Download |RSS |New to podcasts?Hours before our planned live podcast taping in Chicago on Friday, The Washington Post unearthed a 2005 tape of Donald Trump making lewd and sexist comments on the set of a soap opera. Our podcast crew reacted to the revelations in real time,…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
10 DIY Halloween costumes based on toys and games
Halloween is a time of year when self-expression and creativity are highly encouraged and appreciated. Yet, commercial costumes can cost a pretty penny, especially when considering the cost-to-wear ratio of the piece. DIY costumes are the answer to any creative mind on a budget or parent feeling the…
Reason.com Full Feed
Mike Crapo Withdraws Trump Endorsement After Mike Lee Calls on the Nominee to ‘Step Aside’ and Jeff Flake Says ‘America Deserves Far Better’ (UPDATED)
Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), has just withdrawn his endorsement of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. I can no longer endorse Donald Trump. Read my full statement: pic.twitter.com/lfa9mYZbdC — Senator Mike Crapo (@MikeCrapo) October 8, 2016 Crapo, one of five Republican Mormons in the…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Better drug made by identifying the proteins of our ancestors
Enlarge / The structure of the human factor VIII. (credit: University of Washington) Rational drug design seems so promising. So, you know, rational. How could it not work? Here’s the premise: 1. Identify a drug that has a desired effect. This is usually done either by screening a library of possible…
RT – Daily news
Manhunt for Chemnitz ‘bomb plot’ suspect: German police looking for 22-yo Syrian-born
German police launched a large-scale search operation after traces of explosives were found in an apartment in the city of Chemnitz. The suspect is still at large while at least three people have been detained. Read Full Article at RT.com
SlashGear
Maserati says it will begin producing an electric model by 2020
Italy’s Maserati is one of a handful of luxury car makers that has been talking about jumping on the all-electric model bandwagon for a while now, but it looks like the Fiat Chrysler (FCA) brand is finally ready to commit. Maserati engineering head Roberto Fedeli told Car & Driver in an interview…
Slashdot
Linux Foundation Shares LinuxCon Highlights
An anonymous Slashdot reader writes: The Linux Foundation held its “LinuxCon Europe” this week, “where developers, sys admins, architects and all types and levels of technical talent gather together under one roof for education, collaboration and problem-solving to further the Linux platform.” They’ve…
Gear Patrol
This Week in Gear: October 3–7
A look back at an entire week’s worth of gear. …Read More »
Engadget Full RSS Feed
Recommended Reading: Behind the scenes of Google’s Pixel phones
Behind the Pixel: Google’s First Real Threat to Apple’s iPhone Mark Gurman, Bloomberg Before Google’s Pixel event had even started on Tuesday, Bloomberg already posted a behind-the-scenes article on how the phones were made. There’s some solid perspective to complement all of the news and…
RT – Daily news
450 people killed & injured after reported Saudi-led airstrike hits funeral in Yemen
A bombardment carried out by Saudi-led coalition jets has rocked a funeral ceremony in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, killing and injuring 450 people, news agencies report, citing local officials. Read Full Article at RT.com
Digital Trends
Hands on: Plex Cloud
Plex Cloud is extremely easy to set up and use, but torrenters will want to be cautious For those who want the ultimate control over their photos, videos and music, two media servers have come to dominate the landscape: Kodi (formerly XMBC) and Plex, which is itself an offshoot of XBMC. Both have received…
Motherboard RSS Feed
Kosher Internet: A Niche, But Necessary Market for Ultra-Orthodox Jews
Image: Mamaaq/YouTubeJonathan was 20 when he left orthodox Jewish school, or yeshiva, and got his first computer: a ThinkPad laptop to get him through his college program in engineering. Having grown up in Jerusalem in the 1980s and 90s, he had gone the entirety of his life without a computer, or even…
The Awesomer
Kanye West: The Art of Staging
Link(PG-13, Flashing lights) Musicians often have eye-catching stages at live performances. But for the past decade, Yeezy has worked with Vanessa Beecroft, Es Devlin and other visual artists to create sets that are both provocative and deeply personal. More Awesome Stuff: Cub Sport: Ultralight BeamBeat…
Joe’s Daily
RIMOWA Electronic Tag
RIMOWA is a high end German luggage brand who has recently created the first fully integrated digital suitcase by the use of the RIMOWA Electronic Tag – an idea that could change the travel industry forever. The Tag displays baggage info in the same format, size and appearance of typical paper labels,…
Scientific American Content: Global
Disasters Debated
Scientists grapple over the extent to which humans are making extreme weather worse — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Ars Technica
A company called Nauto has partnered with Toyota, BMW to log driver habits
(credit: Nauto) A Silicon Valley company called Nauto announced a partnership with Toyota’s Research Institute, BMWi Ventures (a venture capital company founded by BMW), and insurance company Allianz Ventures to bring driver analysis to autonomous vehicles. Nauto currently produces…
Deals
Saturday’s Best Deals: Anker String Lights, Floating Bluetooth Speakers, Harmony
In today’s best deals, Anker makes string lights, touchscreens come to your universal remote, and bluetooth speakers float.Read more…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Wheel Story House is West Africa’s Largest and Oldest Home Made from Reclaimed Materials
Currently inhabited and fully functioning, the Wheel Story House recently opened for public tours earlier this year. Ansah hopes that by inviting others to view his unique house, he will inspire the public to rethink the concept of waste and to use alternative
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
INFOGRAPHIC: The True Environmental Cost of Eating Meat
Do you know the real cost of a steak? We’re not talking about the dollars that people shell out to buy one, but rather the environmental cost of creating it? From the water and grain needed to feed livestock to the emissions created by huge herds of cattle, farming
RT – Daily news
‘We did US gov’t a favor by exposing their security flaws’ – hacker on FBI, DHS employees’ info leak
A hacker from the group that leaked the contact information of thousands of FBI and DHS employees says he did the US government a favor, as the breach exposed deep flaws in US national security and prompted these them to finally be addressed. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Air strike kills 82 at Yemen funeral
Air strike by Saudi-led coalition on funeral gathering in Yemen capital Sanaa kills 82, injures over 500 – officials
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