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goTenna Mesh
Price: $149/pair  | Pledge | LinkgoTenna’s new personal radio transmitter. By default, you can reach other Mesh users up to 3mi away. But the Mesh can send data beyond its range by hopping on other Mesh devices. The more Mesh users in an area, the stronger their network becomes. More Awesome…
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Camco 57293 Deluxe Grilling Table $39.88
Camco 57293 Deluxe Grilling Table $39.88
ArchDaily
60 Storey Tower Maximizes Energy Capture with Photovoltaic Facade
Courtesy of Peddle Thorp Architects Peddle Thorp Architects have submitted their proposal for the Moray Street Residential Tower in Melbourne for approval. At 1173.5 square meters, Sol Invictus is wrapped entirely in solar panels, attaining 10 times more solar surface area than a traditional…
WIRED
Sure, Saturday Night Live Was Timely—But Did It Matter?
Host Lin-Manuel Miranda and the rest of the ensemble cast hit the GOP nominee in various ways; the question is whether the show’s satire makes a difference. The post Sure, Saturday Night Live Was Timely—But Did It Matter? appeared first on WIRED.
Lifehacker
Save Money at Restaurants By Having Kids Split a Grown-Up Meal
Generally, kids meals are much cheaper than adult meals. But if you’re dining out with multiple kids, here’s another option: have your kids split an grown-up meal.Depending on the size and price of the meal, you might get more bang for your buck this way. Over at Credit.com, Sarah Robinson writes:A friend…
Mashable
Rudy Giuliani stumped when attempting to defend Donald Trump on ‘Meet The Press’
It’s almost impossible to defend the leaked video that surfaced Friday in which Donald Trump makes repulsive comments about groping women — but Rudy Giuliani is going to try. The former New York City mayor appeared on NBC’s Meet The Press on Sunday morning when host Chuck Todd delivered a question which…
VentureBeat
VCs should give Latin America another look
GUEST: Latin American startups are moving into the spotlight, and in the last six months, there have been big funding stories in the region, including Brazilian fintech startup Nubank, which raised $50 million, and on-demand food delivery service iFood, which picked up $30 million. Additionally, Mexican…
VentureBeat
Ethics in VC: How much confidentiality should founders expect?
GUEST: Sometimes we are challenged to examine the very fundamentals of how we work. During a recent industry panel discussion, I was prompted to think hard about one of the building blocks of being a VC business by a nervous founder. This founder had been on the funding trail for three months and had…
Techbargains.com
Sam’s Club Columbus Day Computer and Writing Desk Sale – up to 40% off
Sam’s Club Columbus Day Computer and Writing Desk Sale – up to 40% off
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A Triangle Shaped Window Follows The Lines Of The Roof On This House
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RT – Daily news
Chief FARC negotiator to RT: ‘Nobel Prize will help drive peace talks over the line’
Ivan Marquez, who heads FARC’s diplomatic mission as it seeks to end its standoff with the Colombian government, admitted that guerilla leaders are heading back to the frontline following the failure of the recent peace deal referendum, but told RT he remains hopeful. Read Full Article at RT.com
ArchDaily
Project of the Month: Yellow Submarine Coffee Tank
© Ketsiree Wongwan One of the ways that architecture must be integrated into its natural context is by maintaining the sensory experience of the place itself. This can be achieved by assigning value to a site’s spatial qualities, textures, and even by generating contrasts, to enhance and differentiate…
Man of Many
Elevate Your Travel Game – Tumi’s Tegra Lite X Frame
Travel specialists, Tumi, have introduced two new carry on products and one wheeled briefcase in their Tegra Lite X Frame Series. The minimalist style speaks sophistication and cements its spot in the upper echelon of the travelling world. To showcase its superiority, it made of Tegris, which is a lightweight…
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There’s a Giant Cloud on a Collision Course With the Milky Way
Mark your epochal calendars, because 30 million years from now, a massive billow of gas called Smith’s Cloud is due to crash into the Milky Way, according to a video released on Friday by NASA.First discovered in 1963 by radio astronomer Gail Smith, the cloud measures an astonishing 11,000 light years…
RT – Daily news
1,300 French prisoners radicalized in jail – justice minister
At least 1,300 France citizens imprisoned on common criminal charges have become radicalized in jail, according to France’s justice minister, who said that some 340 people in French prisons have been convicted on terrorism-related charges. Read Full Article at RT.com
SlashGear
Volkswagen – the tech giant the world had no idea existed
When I think of cutting-edge technology in the automotive world, Audi comes to mind. Performance, it’s Porsche. Bentley, of course, holds the title for luxury and the hypercar trailblazer, without a doubt, is Bugatti. So where does that leave VW? When I think of Volkswagen, I think of reliable cars that…
Big Think
What Trump Can Teach Reason-Loving Smart Folks
Many smart folk need to relearn what Trump knows, and Aristotle taught, about persuasion. Logic and facts alone often don’t persuade. Read More
BBC News – World
Yemenis protest after funeral hall attack
Thousands of people protest in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, after an air strike kills more than 140 people at a funeral hall.
RT – Daily news
No-fly zone in Aleppo would protect Al-Nusra – former Italian FM to RT
Creating a no fly zone in the Syrian city of Aleppo would mean protecting Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, who should instead be the target of international airstrikes together with Islamic State, Franco Frattini, Italy’s former foreign minister, told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Desktop Mini Golf
Use your downtime at work to perfect your game with this desktop mini golf. This amusing stationary set includes a pencil and eraser that serve as your handy club along with a card filled with cutouts that you use to make a small desktop course. Check it out $9.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Skeleton Hand Hair Clips
Give your hairstyle a spooky factor with the help of these skeleton hand hair clips. The set comes with two left skeleton hands firmly attached to alligator clips with teeth and hand painted in an off-white color with black and grey detailing. Check it out $4.95
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Map Marker Push Pins
Make priority tasks stand out on your bulletin board with these map marker push pins. The set comes with eight small push pins designed to look exactly like the location icons you find on maps – making them ideal for marking off your adventures on a world map. Check it out $8.95
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Rugged Portable Power Station & Light
Light up the entire campsite with ruthless efficiency using this rugged portable power station and light. It features a 10,400 mAh Li-ion battery that lets you recharge devices along with a fully adjustable light with 3 color temperatures and 10 brightness settings. Check it out $99.95
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Ink Dot Generating Electronic Pen
Create amazing pointilist masterpieces using this ink dot generating electronic pen. The pen features a specialized tip that repeatedly pulsates up and down to create 600 ink dots per minute so that you can stipple up to 10 times faster and reduce wrist fatigue. Check it out $69.95
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Jacket Cooling System
Stay nice and breezy on hot and muggy days by wearing this jacket cooling system. It’s compact enough to fit under any jacket or shirt and features a small 3 speed fan that blows air up your back through a small rubber tube. Check it out $359.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Floating Stingray Luxury Home
The Floating Stingray luxury home takes ocean front living to incredibly lavish heights. Designed in the form of a giant stingray, this stunning abode features everything from an infinity pool and boat deck to incredible panoramic views of the Aegean. Check it out
BBC News – World
Colombia’s President Santos donates Nobel money to conflict victims
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he will donate the money from the Nobel Peace prize to the victims of the 52-year conflict with the Farc.
Lifehacker
Build Your Own All-In-One, Cyberpunk Inspired Computer
Not every project needs to be extremely useful, sometimes, it’s just about making something cool. Case in point, over on Node, they show you how to put together a cyberpunk-inspired computer from an old Commodore case and a Raspberry Pi.The project here is inspired by a cyberdeck from Shadowrun, and…
How-To Geek
Geek Trivia: The Primary Mineral Responsible For The Petrification Of Petrified Wood Is?
The Primary Mineral Responsible For The Petrification Of Petrified Wood Is? Feldspar Granite Asbestos QuartzThink you know the answer?
Latest news
Serious security: Three changes that could turn the tide on hackers
We’re all guilty of making security an afterthought. We need to change that attitude, and fast.
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GE made an oilfield drone that can sniff out gas leaks
At the opening of GE’s new oil and gas R&D center in Oklahoma, the multi-business company has also presented its new methane-sniffing helicopter drone called “Raven.” GE started working on the project last year, and it proved that the 20-pound machine can indeed do what it was created for during…
Mashable
President Obama slams Trump for his ‘demeaning’ comments about women
Speaking in Illinois at a fundraiser, President Barack Obama weighed in on the lewd comments made by Donald Trump in a 2005 tape that was leaked on Friday afternoon.  SEE ALSO: Here’s what happens if Donald Trump raises Bill Clinton’s sexual misconduct at the debate Obama, who has not held back in…
Singularity HUB
3 DNA Technologies That Will Forever Change Your Home Life
You’ve likely heard that the DNA revolution is here, but we’ve yet to see it manifest in our daily lives and homes. Speaking at this year’s Exponential Medicine conference, Raymond McCauley talked about how our expanded abilities to read, write and hack DNA are opening up entirely new possibilities….
BBC News – World
Nigeria seizes $800,000 in ‘anti-corruption raids’ on judges
Nigeria’s security agency says it has seized $800,000 in cash in raids on senior judges suspected of corruption.
TechCrunch
The Fitbit Flex 2 can go in the pool with you
 Apple’s latest Watch was met with great applause when the company announced in September the thing could take a dive in the pool and keep on ticking. But the price and other bells and whistles of the Watch might be too much for those just looking for a simple way to track steps, laps and calories. Enter…
DudeIWantThat.com
Hero Within Coats
I told my gf I would agree to wear a man pea coat under one condition: it had to have a subtle and classy Bat symbol integrated into its cut and stitching across the back and shoulders. Then I smugly thought about how I’d spend this winter in my giant puffy North Face just like the last 10. I never,…
Lifehacker
You Can Use a Lighter to Start a Campfire Even If It’s Broken
Packing a cheap lighter with your outdoor gear is always a good idea. Even if it runs out of fuel or the plastic casing breaks, it’s still a great fire-starting tool.Whether it’s your lighter that broke, or you just happened to find one on the ground, youtuber Grant Thompson shows you how to start a…
VentureBeat
Mophie’s universal smartphone battery chargers can be life savers
Back in August, Mophie unveiled its latest lineup of universal external power chargers for mobile devices. The products include Powerstation USB chargers, Powerstation USB-C chargers for the newest smartphones, and Powerstation Plus chargers with removable tips. They were aimed at keeping Mophie the…
Big Think
Scientists Plan to Make Humanity an Intergalactic Species
Some fear we are meddling with forces too powerful for human control.  Read More
Slashdot
O’Reilly Gives Away Free Programming Ebooks
An anonymous Slashdot reader writes: There’s now a section on OReilly.com offering free ebooks about computer programming. There’s four free Java ebooks and seven about Python, as well as an “Other” section which contains ebooks like C++ Today, Swift Pocket Reference, and Why Rust? But there’s also…
TechCrunch
What ‘mobile’ should mean for healthcare
 Ask a set of healthcare professionals about the future and they’ll answer: “Mobile.” But after a number of recent discussions with healthcare executives, I’ve noticed the industry is lacking a clear definition of what “mobile” really means. Read More
Latest news
Commonwealth Bank using VR to educate children
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is hoping to teach kids about financial stability with its new virtual reality-based homework project.
RT – Daily news
Iraqi PM: ‘Turkey won’t take part in Mosul op under any circumstances’
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi has rejected any role for Turkish forces in the upcoming offensive on an Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, as tensions between supposed coalition partners escalate. Iraq says the Turks are violating its sovereignty. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
‘We lost our town’
Italy’s devastating earthquake of 24 August will rumble on in the lives of survivors for many years – that is the all-too-painful lesson of L’Aquila, the BBC’s Patrick Jackson reports.
Techbargains.com
Best Price Mattress 12″ Memory Foam Mattress (King) $258.07
Best Price Mattress 12″ Memory Foam Mattress (King) $258.07
designboom | architecture & design magazine
arcgency uses stacked shipping containers to offer sustainable + affordable office space
arcgency continue their ‘STACK’ series with an updated addition to their shipping container office space. The post arcgency uses stacked shipping containers to offer sustainable + affordable office space appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Mashable
Uber shares data to show how the Australian commute is still horrible
Uber drivers are on the road every hour of the day, but the data they generate about traffic and average travel times has been mostly unavailable to outsiders. In a new move for the company locally, Uber has partnered with policy group Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA) to produce the IPA Transport…
Digital Trends
Wrap yourself in a Kokoon, the $15,000 stackable home of the future
Prefabricated homes are becoming increasingly more popular with architects around the world. These modular designs can be conveniently shipped and then assembled on-site as a more affordable alternative to traditional construction methods. Related: This expanding tiny home gets less tiny at the press…
SlashGear
Microsoft Surface Phone might still be MIA in October event
Microsoft has scheduled a press event in New York City later this month, and three guesses as to what the event will be about. Well, Microsoft does practically say it’ll be about Windows 10, but they’re not fooling anyone. Considering the timing and place, it is almost a given that the company is expected…
Mashable
Donald Trump once called Bill Clinton a ‘victim’ of his accusers
Donald Trump has changed his position multiple times this election cycle, but his most memorable shift may have come during Sunday night’s debate. Just 90 minutes before the debate, Trump appeared in a Facebook live with four women who had previously accused Bill Clinton of assaulting them.  While…
Mashable
Donald Trump just crossed a major line during Sunday night’s debate
The town hall debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump turned ugly very quick, with each candidate hurling attacks based mostly on previous issues that had been a part of a campaign that seems like it has been going on for forever. But Trump launched something very new on Sunday, something that…
VentureBeat
Why Google Assistant is smarter than Alexa (for now)
“Alexa, how long will it take me to get to Chicago from here?” This question is not profoundly complex. In many ways, it’s more like a search query, and it shouldn’t have anything to do with A.I. Yet there are several important data points involved, and the Alexa assistant that runs on my Amazon Echo…
Mashable
Former Republican party chair just summed up the debate in one GIF
During tonight’s tumultuous debate, marked with scandals and surprise press conferences, the former Republican party chairman gave his brief reaction. Michael Steele, the former leader of the Republican National Convention, tweeted what he thought of the town hall debate between Hillary Clinton and…
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Nightingale Sleep encourages slumber under a white noise “sound blanket”
Pitch black darkness and silence may help some people drift off at night, but others fall asleep better with music, TV or a fan on in the room. For the latter group, a white noise machine or app can be a handy bedside companion, but Cambridge Sound Management claims it has a better option with…
Mashable
J.K. Rowling burns Donald Trump in 3 magical tweets
The 2016 election does seem like far-fetched fiction starring wizards and he-who-must-not-be-named. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling live-tweeted the town hall-style presidential debate with pointed responses and quoteable 140-character musings.   Rowling reworked Trump’s vulgar and predatory comments:…
Mashable
Did Martha Raddatz just win the debate?
During Sunday night’s extremely contentious debate, reining in the candidates — especially Donald Trump, who literally said he would put Hillary Clinton in jail — seemed like an impossible task.  That job went to CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Martha Raddatz from ABC News, who actually did a pretty good…
RT – Daily news
US Navy destroyer comes under missile attack off Yemen coast – Pentagon
Two missiles fired from the Yemeni shore targeted a US Navy guided missile destroyer, a Pentagon spokesman has said. The rockets, which failed to hit the ship, allegedly came from territory controlled by Houthi rebels. Read Full Article at RT.com
WIRED
Behold the Best Tweets of the Second Presidential Debate
It’s hard to tell who got in the best zingers—the candidates or the Twitterati. The post Behold the Best Tweets of the Second Presidential Debate appeared first on WIRED.
Mashable
Muslims mock Trump over Islamophobic answer to Islamophobia question
When Donald Trump was asked during Sunday night’s town hall debate by a Muslim about rising islamophobia, his answer pointed back at the Islamic community in the U.S. “One thing we have to do is we have to make sure that because there is a problem, whether we like it or not — and we could be very politically…
Top News – MIT Technology Review
An Ambitious Plan to Build a Self-Driving Borg
Mobileye wants competing carmakers to contribute on-the-road data to help teach automated cars how to drive safely.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Samsung has halted Galaxy Note 7 shipments to a major Australian carrier
Following on from the news that US carriers AT&T and T-Mobile have stopped sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 due to multiple reports of replacement handsets going up in smoke, an internal memo acquired by The Verge now states that Samsung has ceased shipments of the handset to Australian carrier…
Mashable
Dictionary fact-checks America’s vocabulary during debate
Sunday night’s presidential debate, the second overall debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump this election season, and the action unfurled in a fast and furious manner.  SEE ALSO: This dictionary Twitter account had the best lexicographical burns of the debate And, lucky for America, Merriam-Webster…
Newswise: SciNews
Sustainable Intensification Research Topic of Agronomy Symposium
Assessing multiple biophysical and socioeconomic outcomes
Gear Patrol
Virtual Reality and 360 Video — What’s the Difference?
If the industry really wants this to catch on, a little verbal clarity will help. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
The 10 Best iPhone 7 Cases
Protect your investment. Or just dress it up in Horween leather. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
8 Wire-Free Earphones That Ditch the Cord
Be careful not to lose one. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Today in Gear: October 10, 2016
A collection of tungsten jewelry, a waxed-canvas chore coat, a super-powered wireless audio system and much more. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Deals of Note: October 10, 2016
How to save on a Columbia rain coat, a Samsung Smart 4K Ultra HD TV and a Jack Spade briefcase. …Read More »
Mises Institute
How Medical Licensing Laws Can Shield Incompetent Doctors
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssHealthPolitical TheoryHow Medical Licensing Laws Can Shield Incompetent Doctors 0 Views A study published a couple of months ago in the BMJ (British Journal of Medicine) made headlines for claiming that medical errors are the third leading cause of death….
RT – Daily news
China supports Russian position on Syria & Afghanistan – Beijing
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has publicly backed Russia’s positions on “the most important” global issues, including Moscow’s take on the Syrian and Afghan conflicts. It stressed that the two keep close contact as fellow UN Security Council permanent members. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Putin & Erdogan to talk restoring trade, Turkish Stream, Syria cooperation in Istanbul
Russia and Turkey are set to find common ground on Syria, revamp stalled energy projects and boost bilateral trade, closing a sour chapter in relations with an array of deals as President Putin and President Erdogan meet in Istanbul. Read Full Article at RT.com
Dezeen
Foster + Partners designs first bathroom range for Porcelanosa
Architecture firm Foster + Partners has created the minimal Tono bathroom range for Spanish brand Porcelanosa (+ slideshow). (more…)
VentureBeat
11 commandments for chatbot developers
GUEST: Chatbots are all over the place. They’re in your Facebook Messenger. They’re answering your customer service questions or helping you organize legal cases. Chatbots and other natural language interfaces are here, and they’re here to stay. App usage is declining, with most users spending 50 percent…
Mashable
Yes, Trump, you did tell America to ‘check out sex tape’
Donald Trump told Anderson Cooper that he never sent out a tweet mentioning a sex tape involving Alicia Machado, the Miss Universe winner who said he called her “Miss Housekeeping” and “Miss Piggy.” Well, he did, at 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 30, in fact. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Election 2016,…
FiveThirtyEight
A Late-Night Podcast To Recap A Very Strange Second Debate
 Subscribe: iTunes |ESPN App |Download |RSS |New to podcasts?After the second debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the FiveThirtyEight Elections podcast crew gathered in our offices to talk about what went down and what to make of this moment in American politics. For more, check out our…
Mashable
Watch Jack Donaghy tell Australia to do better-er for former GE company
What should a GE company do when faced with a rebrand? Enlist Alec Baldwin who played a fictional executive and that very same company, of course.  Formerly GE Money, Latitude Financial Services have launched a new campaign, urging Australians to “do better-er” and the behest of 30 Rock’s Jack…
Latest news
Government lays out second and third ‘waves’ of Australia’s innovation agenda
The federal government is moving into the second and third waves of its innovation agenda, introducing initiatives to encourage more startup-private sector engagement.
The Verge – All Posts
Facebook paid $5.16 million in UK taxes last year, 1,000 times what it paid in 2014
Facebook paid £4.16 million ($5.16 million) in UK corporation tax last year, the company revealed on Sunday, a huge increase on the paltry £4,327 (around $5,367 at current exchange rates) it paid the year before. The company’s accounts show a turnover of £210 million, and a taxable profit of £20 million,…
TechCrunch
Counting your reps, so you don’t have to
 The Smart Fitness Bar is hardly the first smart piece of gym equipment. If anything, it’s part of a growing trend, an attempt to capitalize on a growing fascination with connected fitness and the ongoing compulsion to add smartify every dumb product we have. Heck, back in July, I tried a set of “smart…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Opportunity at First Science Spot of its 10th Extended Mission
Pasadena CA (JPL) Oct 10, 2016 Opportunity is located at the terrain feature called ‘Spirit Mount’ on the rim of Endeavour Crater, the first science waypoint of the 10th extended mission. The rover has been positioned near a surface featured called ‘Gasconade’. On Sol 4507 (Sept. 27, 2016),…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
India Expedites Its Space Centric Warfare Program
New Delhi (Sputnik) Oct 10, 2016 The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon receive approval from the Indian Space Research Organization for its own dedicated satellite. Air Vice Marshal Sandeep Singh Commandant of the Aircraft and Systems Testing Establishment (ASTE) said that the plan to have a dedicated…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
From nothing to glory in six decades – China’s space program
Beijing (XNA) Oct 10, 2016 In China the number 60 is auspicious as it relates to a cyclic numeral system of the chronology. The past 60 years has seen China’s space program develop from a concept to one success after another. Saturday is the 60th anniversary of the beginning of China’s space…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Voyage of Time: Awe and Thought-Provoking Eye Candy
Tokyo (JPN) Oct 10, 2016 Fans of space odysseys, evolutionary storytelling, and tons of cosmic eye-candy will all have something to drool-and stew about–in “Voyage of Time,” director Terence Malick’s latest cinematic offering, which is set for October 7 release in the United States. Meant…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Japan Schedules Cargo Transporter Launch to ISS for December 9
Tokyo (Sputnik) Oct 10, 2016 Japanese cargo spaceship KOUNOTORI6 is set to be launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on December 9, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said Friday. KOUNOTORI is an unmanned cargo transporter which will be launched with the H-IIB launch vehicle…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Military Support for Innovation Is a Matter of Culture
McLean VA (SPX) Oct 07, 2016 When Defense Sec. Ashton Carter reached out to Silicon Valley a year ago, the move was lauded as a Washington paean to innovation. Instead, it was only the first step toward a cultural-change goal. “If we form a hypothesis and build an experiment, you have to be…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Orbital ATK and Stratolaunch partner to offer competitive launch opportunities
Dulles VA (SPX) Oct 10, 2016 Orbital ATK and Stratolaunch Systems has announced a multi-year production-based partnership that will offer significant cost advantages to air-launch customers. Stratolaunch Systems, in cooperation with Vulcan Aerospace, is responsible for realizing Paul G. Allen’s vision…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Parametrically designed Louverwall house maximizes winter sunlight
This unusual house in South Korea features a parametrically designed louver system optimized to block direct sunlight and allow winter sun to pass through. Architecture firm AND designed the building, named Louverwall, for a couple with five cats and a strong interest in music. The residence…
Mashable
Khan family rebukes Trump after he says he would have saved their son
In the midst of the second presidential debate, the moderators resurrected Donald Trump’s months-long feud with the Gold Star Khan family.  Moderators specifically asked about Trump’s remarks after the father spoke out against the Republican nominee at the Democratic National Convention, and how this…
ReadWrite
Will autonomous vehicles cruise the factories of tomorrow?
GE and Caterpillar have joined forces by investing in Clearpath Robotics, a startup focused on bringing self-driving vehicles to the factory floor. This startup, which has been around since its founding out of the University of Waterloo in Ontario, CA, has been focused on research and development of…
ReadWrite
Self-driving boom shakes money tree for Delphi
Even though regular people won’t be driving autonomous cars for a long time, Delphi Automotive is already reaping the benefits from the concept. Of the company’s anticipated global sales of $16.2 billion to $16.5 billion this year, sales of active-safety equipment, including radar and cameras to help…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Madagascar protests halt activity at Chinese gold mine
Soamahamanina, Madagascar (AFP) Oct 7, 2016 A Chinese firm said Friday it had suspended work at its gold mine in Madagascar after a series of protests by local residents. “The company wants to pull out so that calm and security can return to the town of Soamahamanina,” said Stella Andriamamonjy,…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Australian-Chinese bid for massive cattle estate
Sydney (AFP) Oct 9, 2016 Australia’s richest woman and a Chinese property developer joined forces Sunday to bid for one of the world’s largest cattle estates, despite Canberra’s rejection of previous foreign offers. Australia’s biggest private landowner, cattle firm S. Kidman and Co, has attracted…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Mauritius wing debris from missing MH370: Australia
Sydney (AFP) Oct 7, 2016 A piece of wing debris found in Mauritius is from MH370, Australian authorities said Friday as they cautioned the discovery shed no new light on the missing passenger jet’s specific location. The composite debris, recovered from the island nation in May, is the latest…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Study eyes radiation of everyday objects
Raleigh NC (SPX) Oct 10, 2016 Most people assume all radioactive materials are dangerous, if not deadly. But a new study on the radiation emitted by everyday objects highlights the fact that we interact with radioactive materials every day. The goal of the work is to give people a frame of…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
22 soldiers killed in attack on Niger refugee camp
Niamey (AFP) Oct 7, 2016 Twenty-two soldiers have been killed in an attack blamed on jihadists against a camp in Niger sheltering almost 4,000 Malian refugees, security officials said on Friday. The attack against the camp in Tazalit, in the Tahoua region some 300 kilometres (200 miles) northeast…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
After hurricane, Haiti confronts cholera outbreak
Port-Salut, Haiti (AFP) Oct 9, 2016 A week after being devastated by a hurricane, Haiti faces a growing cholera outbreak that threatens to turn its disaster even more deadly. In Port Salut, a smashed-up town on Haiti’s southern peninsula that was among those that bore the brunt of Hurricane Matthew…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Sensor material could enable more sensitive readings of biological signals
London, UK (SPX) Oct 10, 2016 Scientists have created a material that could make reading biological signals, from heartbeats to brainwaves, much more sensitive. Organic electrochemical transistors (OECTs) are designed to measure signals created by electrical impulses in the body, such as heartbeats…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Vietnam court rejects fishermen lawsuits against Taiwan’s Formosa
Hanoi (AFP) Oct 8, 2016 A Vietnamese court has rejected hundreds of lawsuits filed by fishermen who demanded more compensation from a Taiwanese-owned steel plant responsible for a devastating toxic leak, a leading activist said Saturday. In a rare case of civic action in authoritarian Vietnam,…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Atlantic Ocean’s slowdown tied to changes in the Southern Hemisphere
Seattle WA (SPX) Oct 10, 2016 The ocean circulation that is responsible for England’s mild climate appears to be slowing down. The shift is not sudden or dramatic, as in the 2004 sci-fi movie “The Day After Tomorrow,” but it is a real effect that has consequences for the climates of eastern North…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Climate change intensifies night-time storms over Lake Victoria
Leuven, Belgium (SPX) Oct 10, 2016 Lake Victoria in East Africa will become a hotspot for hazardous thunderstorms due to climate change. This is shown by an international study led by KU Leuven (University of Leuven, Belgium). The findings were published in Nature Communications. Lake Victoria…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Magma movements foretell future eruptions
Uppsala, Sweden (SPX) Oct 10, 2016 Geologists at Uppsala University have traced magma movement beneath Mt. Cameroon volcano, which will help monitoring for future volcanic eruptions. The results are published in Scientific Reports. Mt. Cameroon is one of Africa’s largest and most dangerous…
SlashGear
Facebook Events gets its own standalone mobile app
It’s like Facebook Messenger all over again. Whether it ends to be just as controversial remains to be seen. Perhaps not, as Facebook Events is perhaps proportionally less used than Messenger, despite Facebook claiming about 100 million users. Regardless of actual numbers, Facebook has now opted to spin…
Brain Pickings
The Inner Tension of Creativity: Goethe and the Two Key Qualities Necessary for Being an Artist
“[The artist] must be shaken by the naked truths that will not be comforted. This divine discontent, this disequilibrium, this state of inner tension is the source of artistic energy.” “A great deal of poetic work has arisen from various despairs,” wrote Lou Andreas-Salomé, the first woman psychoanalyst,…
BBC News – World
Hacked off air
A powerful cyber-attack came close to destroying a French TV network, its director-general tells the BBC.
Mashable
Donald Trump is hell-bent on humiliating Hillary Clinton — but it won’t work
Donald Trump made clear on Sunday night that he won’t be satisfied with just competing for the presidency — he must also humiliate Hillary Clinton in every way imaginable while running for the nation’s highest office.  That was evident when, prior to the debate, he held a brief news conference with…
Mashable
We’re only starting to understand the extent of sexual assault at universities
Slowly (too slowly) but surely, Australia is beginning to grapple with the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment on university campuses.  As each report emerges, the nature of the crimes — from physical violence to a “pro rape” Facebook page — are increasingly familiar, but it’s also distressingly…
RT – Daily news
‘Sanctions brought nothing’: German politicians call for rapprochement with Russia
The current policy of “saber rattling” should not continue, Erwin Sellering, the prime minister of the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, told Germany’s weekly Welt am Sonntag newspaper, as he called for lifting anti-Russian sanctions. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechSpot
Lenovo Yoga Book with Windows Review
The Yoga Book is one of the most attractive pieces of hardware I’ve used this year. Lenovo is aiming for the best of both worlds: a compact tablet that’s easy to hold and transport; and an on-the-go laptop that isn’t hindered by an awkward dock. But going from concept to…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
ESA gives Schiaparelli probe final commands ahead of Mars landing
With arrival at Mars set for October 19, ESA mission control in Darmstadt, Germany is busy making last minute adjustments for the Exomars 2016 mission. One key milestone completed last week was the uploading of final instructions for the computer aboard the Schiaparelli entry, descent and landing…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
World’s biggest defence company builds plant to make energy from landfill
Lockheed Martin is making progress with its plan to be a global player in the clean energy market. Last month, executives at Lockheed Martin’s Owego, New York plant cut the ribbon on a new self-sustaining bioenergy system that is helping power the facility, converting 3,560 tons of waste per…
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Coming soon: a 3-D computer model of a cell
A preliminary model of a mycoplasma mycoides, a parasitic bacterium found in human urogenital and respiratory tracts. This pathogen has one of the smallest genomes of any free-living organism (525 genes). (credit: The Scripps Research Institute. Modeling by Ludovic Autin and David Goodsell, rendering…
Dezeen
See-through “ceramic curtain” creates green camouflage for Barcelona house by PMMT
A chequerboard screen of glazed ceramic tiles in various green hues wraps this house in Barcelona, helping it blend in with the surrounding gardens (+ slideshow). (more…)
RT – Daily news
RT EXCLUSIVE: Crew films no man’s land in Aleppo exposed to ISIS & Al-Nusra snipers (VIDEO)
ISIS and Al-Nusra snipers deliberately shoot at civilians trying to escape Islamist-held eastern Aleppo, letting no one out, local residents told RT’s Murad Gazdiev. An RT crew has been to the frontline inside the embattled city and brought back the grim picture of what it takes to live there. Read…
Acquire
Casio’s GA-700 is one of the most versatile travel watches under $100
A globetrotting G-Shock for a great price.Photo: CasioCasio’s new GA-700 doesn’t just have everything you want in a G-Shock, but it also has more than you could ever ask for in a watch. The watch takes the signature G-Shock styling you know and love and takes it up a notch with a big, centered front…
Big Think
Study: Taking Risks May Be Helping Teens Learn Better
A new study links reward-seeking to learning in teen brains.Read More
SlashGear
Opera Max adds privacy modes to data-saving app
While browsers are still its main product, Opera’s business on mobile has diverted slightly away from rendering web pages and more towards how that data travels over the Internet. On Android, for example, it has Opera Max which aims to save users money by compressing data en route to smartphones. Now…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Sweden’s Uniti short-range city EV successfully navigates crowdfunding route
Lessening range anxiety is a priority for many electric vehicle manufacturers, but others are steering into the skid with small EVs designed for short-range city driving, like the Renault Twizy and the Microlino. Joining them is the Swedish startup Uniti, which has just hit its crowdfunding…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Genetic modification gives major boost to algal hydrogen production
Hydrogen has the potential to be a clean and sustainable fuel, but realizing that potential relies of clean and sustainable methods to produce it. Algae might fit the bill, but it only produces hydrogen in small amounts. Now, using genetic engineering, researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU)…
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Pets or pests? Quaker parrots invade Madrid
They may be cute, colourful and chatty, but South American quaker parrots have taken up residence in Madrid and other Spanish cities, irritating residents with their shrill squawks and destabilising the ecosystem.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Shared workspaces hit the Indian startup scene
Every weekend, the partiers flood into a New Delhi restaurant and dance club called Social, a three-story destination on the edge of Hauz Khas Village, one of the city’s most popular nightlife neighborhoods.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Novel study identifies an area of the mosquito brain that mixes taste and smell
A new study by Johns Hopkins researchers suggests that a specialized area of the mosquito brain mixes tastes with smells to create unique and preferred flavors. The findings advance the possibility, they say, of identifying a substance that makes “human flavor” repulsive to the malaria-bearing species…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Iranian coastal waters: New home to a rarely seen venomous sea snake
Günther’s sea snake (Microcephalophis cantoris), a rarely seen venomous sea snake with distribution thought to stretch from the Malay Peninsula to Pakistan, has now been recorded from Iranian coastal waters off the western Gulf of Oman, more than 400 kilometers away from the westernmost boundary of its…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Climate change may benefit native oysters, but there’s a catch
Amid efforts to restore native oyster populations on the West Coast, how are oysters expected to fair under climate change in the decades and centuries to come? Not too badly, according to a study from the University of California, Davis. But there’s a big “if” involved.
Mashable
Billy Bush suspended from NBC after Donald Trump lewd tape
Today Show anchor Billy Bush has been suspended by NBC “pending further review” after he received criticism for a 2005 tape in which he had a lewd conversation with Donald Trump.  SEE ALSO: Billy Bush caught on tape having lewd conversation with Donald Trump Bush, who was on an Access Hollywood bus…
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UK has ‘moral duty’ to take in more Calais migrant children, says French minister
Paris demanded on Monday that Britain honour promises to take in migrant children from the notorious Jungle camp in the French port city of Calais, adding to pressure following accusations by the Red Cross that London is dragging its heels.
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Brickbat: How Can You Have Any Pudding?
In the United Kingdom, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has directed restaurants to cut the portion sizes or reduce the sugar in desserts and other sweets. Their efforts will be tracked on a government website and those who don’t comply with the government’s demands will be publicly named.
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Indiana Pacers use AI to help you get hot dogs faster
Among the hassles you deal with at sports events, waiting in line is one of the most annoying. What if you miss the start of play because you had to satisfy a hot dog craving? The Indiana Pacers want to alleviate that headache. They’re partnering…
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France to request international war crimes investigation in Syria
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault announced on Monday that he will ask the International Criminal Court to investigate possible war crimes in Syria.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Future Information Technologies: New combinations of materials for producing magnetic monopoles
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Enhanced kinetics on conductive polar electrocatalysts for lithium-sulfur batteries
Cool Tools
Welding gloves as Grill Gloves and Fireplace Mitts
I’ve used welding gloves as grill gloves for years when we lived in a house and had gas and two charcoal grills outside. I first got the idea watching Alton Brown’s TV show. My favorite application was on the charcoal grill. When using the chimney starter (another really cool tool) with these gloves…
BBC News – World
Calais crisis: Migrant killed in accident with UK driver
An Eritrean migrant died and his wife was injured in an accident involving a British driver on a motorway near the French port of Calais.
RT – Daily news
Coca-Cola & Pepsi sponsored about 100 health orgs in 5yrs, weakening obesity fight – study
Coca-Cola and Pepsi aren’t known for their nutritional values, but the two soda giants have managed to promote a positive image for their brands by sponsoring health organizations, making them “unwitting partners” to the cola agenda, a new study claims. Read Full Article at RT.com
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LG Gram Laptop
Any student in high school or college has need for a new laptop. It wouldn’t be a bad idea to consider the LG Gram high performance laptop.
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The 2016 Physics World Focus on Neutron Science is out now
Delving into the future of neutron science
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News: Bustler’s editor picks for architecture & design events: New York City, October 10-17
It’s back to the grind with a new season of architecture and design events in New York City! As always, the city is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked….
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Feeding Graphene to Silkworms Yields Supersilk
Silk is pretty weird to begin with. The natural protein fiber, one of the strongest found in nature, is harvested from the larval cocoons of Bombyx mori, aka the domesticated silk moth. After some 5,000 years of selective breeding, said moth exists on Earth solely for the benefit of the silk trade—an…
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Want to make a video ad? Google takes all the pain out of the process
Remember back in the summer when YouTube launched its suite of products which aims to let SMBs produce professional-looking video adverts without having to pay out big money? Well, the good news is that these offerings are now available in the UK (to begin with, this was a US and Canada-only thing).The…
RT – Daily news
Russia plans permanent naval facility in Syrian port of Tartus – MoD
The Russian military plans to expand its supply base in Syria into a fully-fledged permanent naval base. The Russian facility in Tartus has long been used to resupply Russian warships during Mediterranean Sea missions. Read Full Article at RT.com
designboom | architecture & design magazine
PUDDLE constructs translucent makeshift coffee kiosk in kyoto
the lightweight structure developed to resemble a greenhouse can be easily assembled and taken down, allowing it to cater to different locations. The post PUDDLE constructs translucent makeshift coffee kiosk in kyoto appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
RT – Daily news
1,000s march for peace, against NATO in Berlin (VIDEO)
Thousands of anti-war demonstrators came out for a rally in Berlin over the weekend to protest the growing militarization of German policies and NATO’s confrontation with Russia over Syria. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
This Donald Trump animal comparison will make you feel a bit sick
Just when you thought the U.S. presidential campaign couldn’t get any more cringeworthy, British politician Nigel Farage was here to remind everyone that it’s not over yet.  SEE ALSO: Trump’s VP running mate Mike Pence condemns lewd comments In a comment to Sky News after last night’s debate, Farage…
New Scientist – Online news
No evidence that plant-based alternatives to HRT actually work
Phytoestrogens are often seen as a natural alternative to hormone replacement therapy, but we don’t know how beneficial – or harmful – they really are
RT – Daily news
Ethiopia imposes state of emergency after more than 500 deaths in months of unrest
Ethiopia imposed a state of emergency following months of protests that have claimed more than 500 lives, according to rights groups. The discontent came amid the rollout of new development plans, but more broadly targets a stagnant human right situation. Read Full Article at RT.com
New Scientist – Online news
Ancient Andes glaciers have lost half their ice in just 40 years
Rapid melting of ice in Peru’s mountains, where as much as 80 per cent has vanished from below 5000 metres, points to the extinction of tropical glaciers
Newswise: SciNews
Predicting a Hurricane’s Wrath
Computerworld
15 tricky job interview questions and how to answer them
Tough job interview questions and how to answer themImage by ThinkstockIf you want to be prepared for your next interview, you need to practice. But don’t ignore seemingly innocuous questions because you think they’re no-brainers; sometimes the most benign questions can make or break your chances of…
BBC News – World
Spielberg and Alibaba in global movie tie-up
China’s Alibaba teams up with Steven Spielberg to “bring more of China to America, and bring some more of America to China”.
Mashable
The independent workforce is bigger than anyone thought
The independent workforce — including the gig economy — is larger than anyone has previously estimated, according to a new report.  Up to 162 million people are working independently throughout the United States and European Union, the McKinsey Global Institute determined in its report Independent Work:…
ArchDaily
Inflatable Arches Chosen to Reimagine St. Catherine Street Construction Site
Courtesy of KANVA The City of Montreal has selected KANVA’s IMAGO as the winner of Vivre le Chantier Sainte-Cath, a competition seeking to maintain access to and usage of St. Catherine Street, downtown Montreal’s primary commercial artery, as it undergoes a four-year construction period. The…
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Spy photos capture Google’s self-driving Chrysler minivans
Google will soon have self-driving minivans on the roads, judging by spy shots leaked by Electrek. The photos, taken from a Google facility in Mountain View, show a half-dozen Chrysler Pacifica vans being set up with Google’s latest self-driving sens…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Haiti risks cholera outbreak in wake of Hurricane Matthew
A week after a devastating hurricane left hundreds of people dead, Haiti faces a growing cholera outbreak that threatens to make the disaster even more deadly.
Computerworld
It’s (not) elementary: How Watson works
What goes into making a computer understand the world through senses, learning and experience, as IBM says Watson does? First and foremost, tons and tons of data. To build a body of knowledge for Watson to work on Jeopardy, researchers put together 200 million pages of content, both structured and…
Computerworld
Watson’s the name, data’s the game
There’s a data expert making a name for itself in the corporate world today, and it’s attracting a lot of attention. It’s a lightning-fast learner, speaks eight languages and is considered an expert in multiple fields. It’s got an exemplary work ethic, is a speed reader and finds insights no one else…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
scott jarvie’s safe cabinet re-envisions traditional safety vaults
influenced by the fantasy of pop-culture, this piece explores our traditional perception of value and security. The post scott jarvie’s safe cabinet re-envisions traditional safety vaults appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
PCWorld
Sony MDR-1000X noise-cancelling Bluetooth headphones review: Better than Bose’s Quiet Comfort 35?
Sony is a respected brand in the mainstream headphone market, and deservedly so. But ask the average consumer about noise-cancelling headphones and they’re apt to mention a different brand: Bose. And deservedly so—even if only because of the company’s relentless marketing campaigns for its QuietComfort…
BBC News – World
US presidential debate: Donald Trump supporters give their verdict
The BBC joins a family of Donald Trump supporters as they watch the second US presidential debate.
BBC News – World
Trump v Clinton: Sex, lies and videotape at US presidential debate
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton threw deeply personal insults at each other in a brutal presidential debate. Here are the highs and lows.
RT – Daily news
‘No faith in American objectivity’: Russia cries foul after fresh arrests of its citizens in US
Moscow expects explanations from Washington concerning the reasons behind the recent detention of two Russian citizens and will undertake own steps to clarify details of this case, the Foreign Ministry’s human rights advocate says. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Oil under pressure over production cap doubts
Crude prices slipped on Monday, as analysts questioned whether Russia would commit to a deal with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to cut production at a meeting in Istanbul this week. Read Full Article at RT.com
Newswise: SciNews
Brain Modulyzer Provides Interactive Window Into the Brain
A new tool developed at Berkeley Lab allows researchers to interactively explore the hierarchical processes that happen in the brain when it is resting or performing tasks. Scientists also hope that the tool can shed some light on how neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s spread throughout the brain.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Mars-bound astronauts face chronic dementia risk from galactic cosmic ray exposure
Will astronauts traveling to Mars remember much of it? That’s the question concerning University of California, Irvine scientists probing a phenomenon called “space brain.”
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Graduating into profession is increasingly rigorous for teachers worldwide, report finds
Across the world, requirements for becoming a teacher have become increasingly stringent and more technology is making its way into curricula and instruction, according to an education assessment of 60 countries and regions conducted by the IEA’s TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center at Boston…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Bayer: won’t use Monsanto buy to force GM seeds on Europeans
The CEO of Germany’s Bayer AG is promising it won’t use its planned acquisition of Monsanto Co. to force genetically modified crops on skeptical Europeans.
Computerworld
AT&T, T-Mobile stop replacing Samsung Galaxy Note7s after more fire reports
AT&T and T-Mobile have stopped exchanges of Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones that were aimed to solve an issue of overheating batteries in the previous version, following reports that the new phones have also been involved in incidents of overheating and even explosions. Samsung has said it is…
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The mental-health crisis among migrants
The refugees and migrants surging into Europe are suffering very high levels of psychiatric disorders. Researchers are struggling to help.Nature 538 158 doi: 10.1038/538158a
SpaceNews.com
Shotwell says SpaceX “homing in” on cause of Falcon 9 pad explosion
WASHINGTON — SpaceX is getting closer to finding the cause of a September pad explosion that destroyed a Falcon 9, and the company’s president remains confident the vehicle will return to flight later this year. In an Oct. 9 speech at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Engineering here, SpaceX…
RT – Daily news
UK to move border controls to Ireland after Brexit to combat illegal immigration
The UK’s tough immigration controls may be moved to Irish ports and airports following Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, in an attempt to stop Ireland being used as a “backdoor” into Britain, a minister has signaled. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Watch this Sensor Effortlessly Identify Different Objects with Radar
Intelligent machines that can parse their surroundings for categorizable information are a staple of science fiction, from benevolent bots like EVE from WALL-E, to killer Terminators, to whatever those Westworld synths turn out to be.Now, the Computer Human Interaction research group based at the University…
RT – Daily news
Medvedev allows state-owned oil giant Rosneft to buy smaller rival Bashneft
Russia’s largest oil company Rosneft has acquired the state-owned stake of another major oil producer Bashneft for 329.6 billion rubles (about $5.3 billion). The deal is expected to be closed by October 14. Read Full Article at RT.com
Architizer
Less Is Still More: The Legacy of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 8 Contemporary Houses
With a legacy that spans scales, from the towering Seagram Building in New York to the elegantly sparse Barcelona Pavilion, German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe certainly followed through on his own beliefs in building design. “God is in the details,” he declared, favoring the honest structural…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Ski Lodge on wheels designed for piste-loving couple
Maximus Extreme Living Solutions, the firm behind the Victorian Prepper and Steampunk Tiny House, recently took the wraps off a new towable tiny dwelling for a couple of skiing enthusiasts. Designed to withstand both hot and cold extremes, the Tiny Ski Lodge features an interesting interior…
Computerworld
IDG Contributor Network: Target’s voice-recognition effort: How natural does natural language have to be?
Target has started toying with a voice-recognition device, positioned to compete against Amazon’s Alexa, said The Chicago Tribune. The issue is seeing how far Target can push natural language comprehension. This, however, is a misunderstanding of the allure of Alexa and Apple’s Siri, as well as how shoppers…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Taj Mahal study examines particulate problems in Agra
International collaboration compares the impact of dung cake burning versus the burning of municipal solid waste on browning of world heritage monument and on the health of people living nearby.
Scientific American Content: Global
World Leaders Try to Ban Another Greenhouse Gas
Eliminating refrigerants known as HFCs could prevent a leap in global warming — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
When conductivity meets surface polarity in rechargeable batteries
Developing high-energy, long-life rechargeable batteries is a crucial target to build a sustainable and carbon-neutral society in the future. Most portable electronics, including smart phones and laptops, are powered by rechargeable batteries, and also enable cutting-edge technologies to reduce the emission…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
‘Snotty gobble’ plant could be good weed controller
A native parasitic plant found commonly throughout south-eastern Australia, is showing great promise as a potential biological control agent against introduced weeds that cost millions of dollars every year to control.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Understanding how plants withstand harsh conditions remains major research challenge
Understanding how plants sense and cope with harsh conditions such as drought, too much salt in the soil or extreme temperatures could help researchers develop tougher crops—an essential step to improving agricultural productivity, environmental sustainability and global food security.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Comet dust under the microscope
Comet dust from the Rosetta mission is providing insights into the origins of our solar system. A research project focusing on the dust, which is supported by the Austrian Science Fund FWF and being carried at the Space Research Institute (IWF) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, has direct access to…
BBC News – World
Ethiopia defends state of emergency amid protests
Ethiopia’s information minister justifies a six-month state of emergency following months of anti-government protests, saying “organised gangs have been targeting civilians”.
TechCrunch
These chatbots want to help you manage your money
 Can a chatbot help you manage your money? Three London-based fintech startups are betting on the answer being yes and have jumped aboard the messaging gravy train as they seek to entice millennials to their respective platforms. Read More
Dezeen
Dezeen Jobs: latest architecture and design jobs update
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions at San Francisco State University, Schmidt Hammer Lasssen Architects and Heatherwick Studio, which recently unveiled a honeycomb of staircases for New York (pictured). This is also the last chance to apply for roles with the…
VentureBeat
Shrinking financial markets will drive consolidation in martech
GUEST: There is a crunch in capital funding on the horizon. The fact that many technology companies are waiting years between fundraising rounds is already indicative of this investment slowdown. CEOs I speak with are either feeling the pain themselves as they try to raise capital, or, if they raised…
VentureBeat
You can now Shazam songs from within iMessage
Shazam is the latest tech company to embrace iMessage, as the music-recognition service arrives in Apple’s newest App Store. Above: Shazam for iMessage Apple launched its new iMessage App Store as part of the iOS 10 rollout last month, letting developers build services tailored specifically for Apple’s…
Lifehacker
Computer Viruses that Changed the World, a DIY Water Cooled Flashlight, and Food Court
This week we’re talking about heroes in history who were actually terrible people, doling out justice for one-star Yelp reviewers, looking back at computer viruses that wreaked havoc around the globe, and much more.Welcome to Lifehacker’s Monday Brain Buffet, a series where we round up interesting, informative,…
Macworld
TrackR Bravo review: It’s like Find My iPhone for everything else you own
A free smartphone app connects to TrackR Bravo using Bluetooth LE so you’ll never lose or misplace items again. For my son’s first Christmas, his godfather gifted him a stuffed animal. Although the kid didn’t immediately fall in love with that floppy-eared brown dog, within a few months the mutt we…
FiveThirtyEight
The Second Debate Probably Didn’t Help Trump, And He Needed Help
The second presidential debate on Sunday night was a strange one, with Donald Trump appearing to be on the brink of a meltdown in the first 20 to 30 minutes and then steadying himself the rest of the way. But here’s the bottom line: Based on post-debate polls, Hillary Clinton probably ended the night…
Scientific American Content: Global
Depressed? Do What You Love
Therapies that focus on changing behaviors are just as effective as those that modify thoughts in managing the debilitating mood disorder — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
SlashGear
VW Group recalls over 281k VW and Audi cars over fuel leak issues
The VW Group has announced that it is issuing a recall of some older Audi and VW cars over potential fuel leak issues. There are three separate recalls covering different potential fuel leak issues and all the recalls were issued at the same time. The total number of vehicles covered in the recalls is…
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Oculus Touch preorders, Samsung vs. Apple at the Supreme Court, and more in the week ahead
After a busier than usual month of news, the tech industry will be taking a relative breather this week. It begins with preorders for the Oculus Rift Touch controllers going live later today. The $199 bundle is scheduled to ship on December 6th and includes two controllers, a second sensor, a connector…
Slashdot
Sean Parker Contributes $9 Million As States Push To Legalize Marijuana
Sean Parker has now donated nearly $9 million in his effort to legalize marijuana in California. An anonymous Slashdot reader quotes Billboard: Whether it’s founding Napster, guiding Facebook or investing in Spotify, Sean Parker has developed a reputation for pushing change forward, and now he’s at…
Dezeen
Floating wooden pavilion designed by students to deal with forest flooding in Estonia
Estonian interior architecture students designed this floating timber pavilion to provide a shelter, sauna and campfire for visitors to the Soomaa National Park wetlands during flooding (+ slideshow). (more…)
Mashable
CNN’s Dana Bash pulls no punches on Trump’s threat to jail Clinton
Donald Trump has been compared to a dictator after saying he’d jail Hillary Clinton.  Many think he crossed a line, including CNN’s Dana Bash.  During the latest US presidential debate, Trump pledged to appoint a prosecutor to investigate and jail Clinton over the private email server she used while…
New Scientist – Online news
Softening surfaces stops liquids from splashing when they hit
A simple trick keeps droplets of liquid from flying through the air upon impact – which could lead to splashless labs, operating rooms and even urinals
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study reveals how gender and social pressure drive unethical decisions
Would you tell a lie to help someone else? A new study says women won’t lie on their own behalf, but they are willing to do so for someone else if they feel criticized or pressured by others.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Climate change could be a greater threat to tropical frogs than deforestation
Changes in climate and land use are expected to reduce the livable area for tropical frogs because these species will increasingly encounter temperatures hot enough to harm their behavior, reproduction and physiology. Climate change, however, may be the most destructive force, according to a recent study…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Image: Star trails seen from low Earth orbit
Astronauts on the International Space Station captured a series of incredible star trail images on Oct. 3, 2016, as they orbited at 17,500 miles per hour.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Why do parents take such different approaches to their kids’ education?
While some children spend the school holidays studying in tutoring centres, enrolled in sports camps or other structured activities, others are left to do their own thing.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Scientists find new climate change culprits
Scientists have discovered a major group of organisms contributing to climate change, the second major breakthrough in 12 months towards mapping the tree of life.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Simulations show how to turn graphene’s defects into assets
Researchers at Penn State, the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company have developed methods to control defects in two-dimensional materials, such as graphene, that may lead to improved membranes for water desalination, energy storage, sensing or…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Epigenetic repression suppresses genomic instability
Susan Gasser and her group at the FMI have found the pathway through which eukaryotic organisms protect their genomes from rearrangements and deletions that arise from repetitive DNA. Human genomes, like those of simple animals like worms, are filled with repeat sequences, many being remnants of viral…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Video: Fireball lights up the sky, screen for researchers
Western researchers have released footage of a basketball-sized fireball seen widely by observers throughout southern Ontario early Friday morning, Oct. 7.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Investor-owned utilities may be better prepared to handle catastrophic weather
Investor-owned utility companies may be better prepared than municipal utility companies to deal with catastrophic weather conditions and subsequent power outages, according to a new paper from Rice University economist Richard Boylan.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
How deadly would a nearby gamma ray burst be?
Despite the obvious doom and gloom associated with mass extinctions, they have a tendency to capture our imagination. After all, the sudden demise of the dinosaurs, presumably due to an asteroid strike, is quite an enthralling story.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Lack of bacterial absorption means common pharmaceuticals retain potential to cause damage in aquatic environments
More sophisticated methods may be required to assess the accumulation and wider impact of human and veterinary pharmaceuticals within the aquatic environment, scientists have said.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Twitter: 17M-plus tweets sent about the debate, most ever
Twitter says Sunday’s presidential debate was the most tweeted ever, with more than 17 million tweets related to the forum sent.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Physicists explore exotic states of matter inspired by Nobel-winning research
The 2016 Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz, three theoretical physicists whose research used the unexpected mathematical lens of topology to investigate phases of matter and the transitions between them.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
When a group must solve hard problems, it’s best to design the team around its learning style
As contributors to businesses, sports teams, or governments, most of us take part in some sort of group problem solving. But what is the best way to collaborate on a difficult problem like developing a budget or designing a new product?
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New route to highly crystalline carbon nitrides for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen generation
Lunch out of the microwave usually doesn’t taste nearly as good as a meal made in a conventional oven. This difference in quality is reversed for graphitic carbon nitride, a catalyst used for generating hydrogen from sunlight. Treatment of a precursor material with microwaves delivers a significantly…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
A future world full of driverless cars… seriously?!
Driverless cars are an engineer’s dream. At last, a technology that promises to remove the human factor from the traffic system.
Computerworld
17 tools to protect your online security
Last month’s news about the massive data breach at Yahoo, which affected at least 500 million user records, making it the largest data breach on record, might finally be what it takes to get the average internet user to take online security into their own hands — if only they knew how.To read this…
TechCrunch
Glisser closes $1M seed to spice up PowerPoints with interactivity
 Glisser, a London-based startup on a mission to end tedious presentations by letting presenters include real-time polls and Q&As, has closed a $1 million seed round. Read More
Digital Trends
That Google Glass blink-to-shoot feature? It’s headed to any pair of glasses with Blincam
The wink-to-shoot camera that puts what’s arguably the biggest feature from Google Glass into any pair of glasses is now headed to the United States. After successfully raising over $220,000 in crowdfunding in Japan, Blincam opened an Indiegogo campaign today to fund international distribution. A sensor…
Lifehacker
Eight Microsoft Word Shortcuts You May Not Know
If you use Microsoft Word for work, or on any regular basis, you know how much time a couple of quick shortcuts can save you, especially if you use them every day. This graphic runs down eight tips for Word that may be familiar to daily drivers, but still useful for students, office workers, and resume…
Fast Company
Hiring Lessons From The Company Adding More Than 15,000 Employees In One Year
EY is scouring campuses and employee referrals to find a stadium’s worth of new hires. EY is scouring campuses and employee referrals to find a stadium’s worth of new hires.If recruiting, vetting, hiring, and onboarding even one qualified employee is a difficult task, then hiring…
WIRED
Farmers Are Manipulating Microbiomes to Help Crops Grow
This fall, farmers are harvesting 50,000 acres of the cotton planted with a microbial spray designed to improve yields in low-water conditions. The post Farmers Are Manipulating Microbiomes to Help Crops Grow appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Forget Hyperloop: This Awful-Looking Thing Can Move Your Stuff
It doesn’t travel at 700 mph, but exists right now, today. Freight, climb aboard. The post Forget Hyperloop: This Awful-Looking Thing Can Move Your Stuff appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Buy a Tank and Sip Some Wine at Poland’s Giant Weapons Fair
The business of war is pretty glitzy. The post Buy a Tank and Sip Some Wine at Poland’s Giant Weapons Fair appeared first on WIRED.
Mashable
This debate audience member has become a glorious meme
The internet has a new favourite person, and his name is Ken Bone. During the non-stop, pervasive misery that was Sunday night’s debate, Bone — a cheery-looking, red jumper-rocking audience member — was a shining ray of light. SEE ALSO: People are turning the debate into a glorious sing-off Now, in…
The Awesomer
LEGO Drawing Machine
LinkJason Allemann of JK Brickworks shows off a relatively simple, yet awesome LEGO machine which uses a motor and hinged arms to move a pen in repeated geometric patterns, resulting in Spirograph-like drawings. Jason provides full instructions for building your own here. More Awesome Stuff: No…
SlashGear
Roku Direct Publisher creates custom channels via feeds
Roku wants to make it easier for publishers to get their content to Roku home users and to facilitate this Roku has announced Roku Direct Publisher. Direct Publisher is an update to the Roku Publishing Platform intended to make it easier for the publishers to reach the over ten million homes that stream…
Scientific American Content: Global
Everything You Wanted to Know about this Year’s Nobel Prizes, but Might have Missed
The winning science of weird materials, nano-scale cars and self-eating cells — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Scientific American Content: Global
Bagels, Pretzels and the Nobel Prize in Physics
If you’re baffled by the phrase “theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter,” we’re here to help — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Popular Science
How Big Rockets Break Apart Buildings
From Our Blogs: Vintage Space When a big enough rocket launches, the sound can actually destroy buildings.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
3D-printed Playmobil hair helmet makes bike safety more fun for kids
Someone has come up with a brilliant idea to turn a Playmobil hairpiece into a helmet so kids will start wearing them. A duo of Swedish and Danish designers created a compelling prototype through 3D printing and color-matching the hair. With the right amount of consumer demand, you could find one in…
Cool Hunting
Fender’s ModShop Offers a Custom Experience with Digital Ease: A few clicks is all it takes for a unique, made-to-order guitar
Musicians tend to develop special relationships with their instruments. Though some rockers famously trash their gear after shows, many cherish particular pieces of equipment for decades. Eric Clapton once wept after selling one of his prized six-strings…… …
BBC News – World
Ethiopia blames Egypt and Eritrea over unrest
Ethiopia’s information minister says Eritrea and Egypt are contributing to the unrest, which has led to a six-month state of emergency.
Man of Many
Swapping It Out Couldn’t Be More Simple with Google MODE Watch Straps
MODE is a revolutionary intervention from Google that replaces the traditional method when attaching a band to a watch. For casual to devoted watch wearers, in the past, you would need to push spring-loaded pin through the band and try to attach the pin to the lugs of the watch. Those tedious times are…
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The ‘Inside’ soundtrack was created with a human skull
Inside, the mysterious puzzle platformer by Playdead, continues the dark and isolating tone of its predecessor, Limbo. Much of the game’s atmosphere can be attributed to the soundtrack, which offers a beautiful, yet haunting frame for the narrative. To nail this sombre mood, composer and sound designer…
Discover Magazine
Forensic scientists have begun using selfies for dental identification.
The previously innocent–if slightly narcissistic–“selfie” has now been adapted for a morbid purpose. Here, a group of Brazilian researchers report on the successful identification of a burn victim by analyzing teeth from selfies. Although not as informative as dental records, the ubiquity of selfies…
Macworld
How to stop getting beta updates for macOS Sierra
macOS Sierra became official not too long ago. If you were part of the Apple Public Beta Program, you‘ve been using Sierra for a while now. If you did participate in the beta and upgraded your Mac to the officially released version, you will still get betas of macOS updates in the App Store. Maybe…
Physics News
Simulations show how to turn graphene’s defects into assets
Researchers at Penn State, the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company have developed methods to control defects in two-dimensional materials, …
Shut Up And Take My Money
Zombie Hand Guitar Holder
Zombie Hand Guitar Holder!
BBC News – World
Germany manhunt: ‘IS link’ to bomb suspect Al-Bakr – police
German police say a Syrian man arrested in Leipzig after a two-day manhunt probably had links to so-called Islamic State (IS).
The Wirecutter
Building a Smart Home With Apple’s HomeKit
HomeKit is Apple’s proprietary software and hardware smart-home platform, letting you control many of the most popular smart-home devices, including lights, switches, door locks, and thermostats. HomeKit devices link up to each other with relatively little effort and can be controlled not only via an…
EETimes:
3D Printers Get New Material
New materials are becoming available for industrial 3D printing, expanding what is still a limited range and key hurdle to the technology’s adoption.
RT – Daily news
RT EXCLUSIVE: RT crew’s footage reveals ISIS & Al-Nusra flags planted on Aleppo’s frontline (VIDEO)
ISIS and Al-Nusra snipers deliberately shoot at civilians trying to escape Islamist-held eastern Aleppo, letting no one out, local residents told RT’s Murad Gazdiev. An RT crew has been to the frontline inside the embattled city and brought back the grim picture of what it takes to live there. Read…
RT – Daily news
Russian oil giant Rosneft to buy smaller rival Bashneft
Russia’s largest oil company Rosneft has acquired the state-owned stake of another major oil producer Bashneft for 329.6 billion rubles (about $5.3 billion). The deal is expected to be closed by October 14. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
France threatens Damascus & Moscow with ICC war crimes probe over Aleppo
France says it will ask the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged war crimes committed by Russia and Damascus in Aleppo. It comes after Moscow vetoed a French draft resolution at the UN Security Council, saying it was aimed at protecting terrorists. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Protests on Swedish island, attack on refugee center after rape of wheelchair-bound woman
Several protests have been held on the Swedish island of Gotland and a refugee center there has been attacked with stones since police released several men, reportedly asylum seekers, accused of gang-raping a wheelchair-bound woman. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Economists share Nobel Prize for contract theory
The 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics has been won by Harvard University’s Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for their contributions to contract theory and its part in binding employers and workers, and companies with customers. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
No deal reached by Deutsche Bank with US regulators
Deutsche Bank has failed to reach an agreement with the US regulators over the $14 billion fine for alleged mis-selling of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gizmodo
14 Useful Commands for Google Assistant You Can Try Right Now
Google Assistant is coming to take over your gadgets. The new AI-powered chatbot is built into Allo and Google Home, and is likely to appear in pretty much every Google product from this point forward. But what exactly does it do? Here are 14 commands you can try now if you install Allo for Android or…
Scientific American Content: Global
The Bright Side of Internet Shaming
It’s become so common that it might soon begin to lose its impact — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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World leaders discuss ban of climate-busting refrigerants
Tweaks to treaty that targeted the ozone hole could help to fight powerful greenhouse gasses.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20768
BBC News – World
South African police fire tear gas at protesting students
South African police fire tear gas at protesting students demanding free education at Wits University in Johannesburg, which re-opened on Monday.
BBC News – World
Battle of the bionic athletes
Sixty six teams take part in the first Cybathlon: a competition that highlights how tech can help people with disabilities.
Ars Technica
Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump on broadband: She has a plan, he doesn’t
Enlarge (credit: SAUL LOEB & ROBYN BECK AFP/Getty Images / Aurich) The 2016 presidential election is likely to have a major impact on how the US government tries to expand broadband deployment and how it regulates Internet service providers. But while we have a pretty good idea of how a President…
Shut Up And Take My Money
A completely blank book I just published titled “The Big Book of Why You Should Vote for Trump”
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Shut Up And Take My Money
Did you know you can eat Lotus Seeds? My mom used to give them to me as a snack. I was surprised when I found out what I was eating. Turns out it’s super healthy too!
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DigsDigs
Lively Apartment Renovation With IKEA Furniture
Think that a renovation will require a lot of money? Think that cool decor and timeless design is impossible without a ton of bucks? Today I’m going to convince you that it’s not true and you can turn your dwelling into a very stylish one without wasting a lot. Get ready for stylish DIYs and best of…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
UN agreement aimed at capping aviation CO2 emissions
Advances in aviation may seem to have made the world a whole lot smaller, but they’ve also had a huge environmental impact. With this in mind, the International Civil Aviation Organisation and United Nations have agreed on a new global market-based measure, aimed at offsetting carbon emissions…
Mashable
Amber Tamblyn shares experience with sexual assault in wake of Trump’s ‘grabbing’ comments
Warning: This article includes a post that describes a sexual assault. In the wake of Donald Trump’s 2005 comments about TV host Nancy O’Dell, in which he claimed he wanted to “grab” attractive women “by the p*ssy,” actress Amber Tamblyn had an all-too-similar experience to share about her own sexual…
The Next Web
Google Pixel is showing off its camera with amazing pictures and 4K video
With Google trying their hand at building a smartphone themselves, the stage is set for a new contender to join the battle. The company has been touting their camera as the best anyone has ever put in a smartphone, quoting DxOMark’s score of 89 — the highest they’ve given to a mobile phone. Luckily,…
io9
Hurricane Matthew Unearths 150-Year-Old Civil War Artillery in South Carolina
On Sunday, explosives experts were dispatched to Folly Island, South Carolina, after a resident found what appeared to be at least a dozen Civil War cannonballs uncovered by Hurricane Matthew.Read more…
New Scientist – Online news
How much water should you drink a day? Your throat will tell you
When you’ve had enough to drink, it becomes harder to swallow water – a finding that suggests you shouldn’t force yourself to drink eight glasses a day
New Scientist – Online news
Exclusive: ‘3-parent’ baby method already used for infertility
Two pregnant women in Ukraine are hoping to have the first babies created using three-parent techniques to treat infertility, rather than genetic disease
Lifehacker
Snag Amazon’s Best Small Tablet For Just $45, While Supplies Last
Refurb Amazon Fire HD 6, $45 with code KINJA11The Amazon Fire HD 6 is one of the best sub-$100 tablets you can buy, and you can score a certified refurb from Amazon today for just $45 with promo code KINJA11, the best price we’ve ever seen by $5. This tablet is a steal at its usual $70, and considering…
Lifehacker
Get Hex and RGB Values For Any Color With a Google Search
Want to convert an RGB color value to a hex code in a hurry? Don’t bother firing up Photoshop. You can do it directly from Google by simply searching “RGB to Hex.”This little feature, uncovered by reddit user whizzer0, allows you to explore colors across the full spectrum and easily find both hex and…
TechSpot
Turkey blocks Dropbox, OneDrive, Drive, and Github to stop spread of leaked government emails
Turkey blocked access to several cloud storage sites and online services, including Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, and Github, as it attempted to stop the spread of almost 60,000 stolen government emails, according to Turkeyblocks.org.
PCWorld
France adds source code to list of documents covered by freedom of information laws
French freedom of information law now treats source code as disclosable in the same way as other government records.The new “Digital Republic” law took effect Saturday, with its publication in France’s Official Journal.It adds source code to the long list of government document types that must be released…
Architizer
TR 200
Thermo Roof 200 is a thermally insulated conservatory system offering a broad range of roof configurations. Depending on the design of the conservatory, the structure of the roof can be optimized to perfectly fit your needs. The interior of the roof structure has a minimalist look. The gutters,…
Big Think
Columbus Day Should Be Abolished
A movement grows to re-examine Columbus’s legacy and abolish his holiday.Read More
Architizer
Dezeen’s Top Jobs of the Week: Central Saint Martins, Schmidt Hammer Lassen and More
In partnership with Dezeen, Architizer presents this week’s selection of architectural positions from the international architecture and design jobs board Dezeen Jobs! The top five job postings this week include openings at Rituals Cosmetics in Amsterdam, Central Saint Martins in London and Schmidt…
WIRED
The Physics of Nutballs Somersaulting in an Indoor Skydiving Tube
Indoor skydiving looks magical—but it’s just physics. Here’s how it works. The post The Physics of Nutballs Somersaulting in an Indoor Skydiving Tube appeared first on WIRED.
The Gadget Flow
Flexible Sponge Octopus Tripod
Capture your best shots from those hard-to-reach angles with this Flexible Sponge Octopus Tripod. It is a stylish design that is suitable for all types of digital camera. You can place it anywhere you want such as a rock, branch, barbed wire, fence and so on. The locations you choose can be beyond geographical…
Design Milk
Geometry Vase & Candle by Mario Tsai
Working with basic geometric shapes, like the cylinder, triangle, and sphere, Mario Tsai designed the Geometry Vase & Candle to work together or individually. Each shape is made from a different material and when combined, they form a dynamic, modern object. The candleholder is composed…
Reason.com Full Feed
Trump and Clinton Meet For Second Debate, Libertarians Try to Get Mike Pence to Endorse Gary Johnson, Airstrike in Yemen Kills 140+ at Funeral: A.M. Links
Local undecided voterKen Bone won the second presidential debate, held in St. Louis last night. Donald Trump tried to sit Bill Clinton’s sexual assault accusers in the family box but was overruled by the debate commission. 2008 presidential nominee John McCain was among a number of Republicans to withdraw…
The Gadget Flow
Vinsic 6 in 1 LED Smartphone Camera Lens Kit
Support shooting in dark light, backlight as well as under indoor supplemental lighting with the Vinsic 6 in 1 LED Smartphone Camera Lens Kit. It provides three powerful illumination modes that will make your image captures in the dark super bright and clearer. These are three kinds of fantastic lenses…
The Gadget Flow
Flip! The World’s Most Intuitive Smart Stylus
Meet the stylus that works like the pencil you grew up with. Flip has the features of an active stylus without Bluetooth or batteries! With Flip, you don’t have to worry about charging your stylus or connecting to your tablet to unlock the features like flip to erase and palm rejection. Flip knows what…
The Gadget Flow
Rii Wireless Handheld Stainless Keyboard
This is a wireless 2.4Ghz QWERTY portable keyboard and touchpad combo with a packed USB receiver. Your portable and elegant lifestyle choice now gets adorned with a hard stainless steel design. The innovative shape and elegant design of the keyboard are complemented with the built-in rechargeable Lithium-ion…
Phys.org: Physics News
Physicists explore exotic states of matter inspired by Nobel-winning research
The 2016 Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz, three theoretical physicists whose research used the unexpected mathematical lens of topology to investigate phases of matter and the transitions between them.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Solar-powered Chlorella Oxygen Pavilion uses algae to rid big cities of air pollution
The Chlorella Pavilion wooed judges with its emphasis on honoring the symbiotic relationship between animal and plants. Miklosi designed system of tubes to run throughout the interior and exterior of the structure, filled with algae soaking up energy from the sun and “exhaling” oxygen into the space…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Paris allows anyone to plant an urban garden
Related: Plant-covered Mobile Green Living Room travels through Europe Via La Relève et La Peste Images via snoeziesterre on Flickr and Wikimedia Commons
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Green-roofed apartment block in Tehran uses recycled rainwater and reclaimed materials
This lovely apartment complex in Iran boasts more than just good looks. Environmentally preferable materials and renewable systems are at the heart of the award-winning Saba Apartment, a large residential block located in Heravi Square, Tehran. Designed by local firm TDC Office, the building is integrated…
The Next Web
21st Century competitive advantage: It’s all about the experience, and it better be personal
What does it mean to have the best price for your product when the differences are negligible? Location is no longer important; you can ship almost any product to every corner of the world. Your competitors are marketing, advertising and networking right alongside you. So the million-dollar question…
The Gadget Flow
AirJamz Motion Activated Music Toy
Get your groove on anywhere you’d like with the AirJamz Motion Activated Music Toy. Connecting to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth, this compact toy is shaped liked a guitar pick and enables you to strike a cord and shake your stuff. Transforming your air guitar into something so much more, AirJamz…
The Gadget Flow
HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer
Capture tangible memories while you’re in the moment with the HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer. Designed to be integrated into your social sphere, this handy printer connects seamlessly to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth for instant prints. Simply connect, upload your photo, and voilà – a freshly…
Deals
Clean Your Carpets, Rugs, and Furniture With This Discounted Hoover Power Scrub
If you’re sick of renting carpet washers every time you spot a new stain, you can buy your own for just $96. The Hoover Power Scrub Deluxe has a squeaky-clean 4.4 star review average from over 6,000 customers, and this all-time low price is only available today as part of a Gold Box deal.Read more…
Mashable
Sam Neill and Ewan McGregor beautifully recreate key ‘Jurassic Park’ scene
Acting is a tough skill at the best of times, but it gets even harder when you’re meant to be reacting to something you can’t even see. Just ask Sam Neill. During his iconic role in Jurassic Park, he didn’t have a single dinosaur to help him nail those awed reaction shots. SEE ALSO: 7 things…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Image: Nebula with spiral arms
The two spiral arms winding towards the bright centre might deceive you into thinking you are looking at a galaxy a bit like our Milky Way. But the object starring in this image is of a different nature: PK 329-02.2 is a ‘planetary nebula’ within our home galaxy.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study shows European eel migration not as uniform and simple as thought
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from across Europe has found that European eels do not spawn in the Sargasso Sea as a single reproductive cohort in the spring—instead, they found that some of the eels take much longer to reach their destination, and because of that, wait till the following year to spawn….
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Drones create 3-D maps to demonstrate carbon storage
3-D model generating drones may soon be measuring Western Australia’s rangelands to ocean carbon footprint.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Preparing to study the epoch of reionization
The epoch when the very first stars appeared is a key period of cosmic history. These stars began the manufacture of the chemical elements (those heavier than hydrogen and helium) and their light began the reionization of the neutral cosmic gas. These stars thus mark the dawn of the universe as we know…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Why are our cells the size they are?
New research from the University of Dundee has discovered that cells of average size are the Olympic athletes of the cellular world, performing better than those which are too big or two small.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Pseudomonas aeruginosa – the molecular tools of a bacterial survivor
The bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa can thrive in environments as different as the moist, warm tissue in our lungs, and the dry, nutrient-deprived surface of an office wall. Such adaptability makes it problematic in healthcare – where it causes infections in cases of cystic fibrosis, cancer, HIV, and…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Techniques offer better, tunable production of nanofibers for bulletproof vests, cellular scaffolding
Fibrous materials—known for their toughness, durability and pliability—are used in everything from bulletproof vests to tires, filtration systems and cellular scaffolds for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Startup helps people find out what they’re drinking
Two factors that contributed to the poisoning of tens of thousands of Washington, D.C., residents through their drinking water in the early 2000s—lead pipes and a disinfectant called chloramine—continue to coexist in countless water systems nationwide, including in the Bay Area. But not to worry, says…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New approach for screening toxic chemicals mimics mammal senses
University of Leicester researchers have developed a new approach for analysing toxic chemicals in complex samples that mimics the way mammals smell and taste.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers demonstrate how a molecular barrel structure serves various functions in the mitochondria
Freiburg researchers have discovered that the molecular barrel protein Mdm10 can carry out various functions for the development and maintenance of mitochondrial structure by binding to protein machines. Mitochondria are the cell’s powerhouses, for instance producing the energy for cell metabolism. The…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Tropical bats found to use carotenoids for skin coloration
(Phys.org)—In the pursuit of greater carotenoid bioavailability to ensure human health, researchers have sought other animal models of carotenoid function. Recently, a collaborative of biologists in Spain and Costa Rica published the results of a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
io9
The Beautiful and Terrifying Behavior of the Most Active Metal in the World
For practical purposes, the metal Cesium can be found in spacecraft propellant, radiation devices that treat cancer and atomic clocks. For impractical purposes, it reshapes itself and explodes in the most beautiful and unpredictable ways.Read more…
Fast Company
Tired Of People Asking To Pick Your Brain? Here’s Your Answer
Before you just say “no” to brain-picking, try one of these smart ways to respond without alienating anyone. Before you just say “no” to brain-picking, try one of these smart ways to respond without alienating anyone.If you’ve achieved a measure of success in your career, you’ve…
Fast Company
Inside The Election Video Game That Was Built To Defeat Donald Trump
Even if you don’t live in a swing state, you know voters who do. This Pokemon Go-inspired game from MoveOn.org and Jane McGonigal will help you reach them. Even if you don’t live in a swing state, you know voters who do. This Pokemon Go-inspired game from MoveOn.org and Jane McGonigal…
Popular Science
Why It’s Too Soon To Say HIV Has Been Cured
Health News of a “breakthrough” treatment may be over-hyped News outlets announced that researchers have reached an “HIV breakthrough” this week.  But it’s actually very difficult to determine if HIV has been truly eliminated…
Lifehacker
Fact Check Last Night’s Presidential Debate With These Roundups
Last night, presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off in their second of three debates before the election this November. Today, verify the claims each one made with these fact-check roundups.If you didn’t get a chance to watch the debate yet, you can watch it in its entirety…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Istanbul’s new solar-powered phone-charging station can handle 8 devices at once
The multifunctional Mito station is located near a tram station at Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Commissioned by Turkish company Verisun, the station allows people to charge their phones and access the Internet. It also features a built-in LCD screen that displays the station’s and route name, as well as…
9to5Mac
LittleBits competitor SBrick Plus aims to bring sensors and Swift Playgrounds apps to Lego
We’re great fans of anything that inspires kids to get to grips with technology from an early age, noting recently the smarthome and Bluetooth LE kits added by LittleBits. Now a British company is aiming to bring even smarter technology to Lego, claiming that it’s the first physical product that can…
Motherboard RSS Feed
FBI Hacked Computers in Australia as Part of Global Child Porn Sting
In early 2015, the FBI hacked thousands of computers across the world, based on a single, arguably illegal, warrant.Now, Motherboard has learned that as part of the same operation, the FBI also hacked computers in Australia, highlighting how law enforcement agencies are increasingly using malware to…
GearHungry
MagBolt Magnetic Smartphone Connector
Apple’s MagSafe cable is undoubtedly one of the most loved connectors, but unfortunately it never trickled down to smaller devices. While it’s not the first to do so, the MagBolt brings a similar magnetic connector to your smartphone and, cleverly, works with both iPhone and Android devices. The connector’s two…
Archinect – News
This week’s picks for NYC architecture and design events
It’s back to the grind with a new season of architecture and design events in New York City. As always, the city is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked. For…
Archinect – News
Quickly Recover from Missing Billable Hours and Miscalculated Project Costs
This post is brought to you by BQE ArchiOffice. Learn how this Brisbane-based architectural firm is enjoying faster cash flow now.AboutBased in West End, Brisbane, Tim Bennetton Architects is a small, private architectural firm with a single director and three employees. They work in an intimate, responsive…
Computerworld
UK government Apple Watch ban achieves nothing
Imagine you woke up to find your government had lost its grip on reality. That’s what I woke up to here in the UK once again this morning on finding the UK government has banned use of Apple Watches during Cabinet Meetings.Even though they’ve already banned use of mobile phones.Think about that It means…
Scientific American Content: Global
How the FDA Manipulates the Media
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been arm-twisting journalists into relinquishing their reportorial independence, our investigation reveals. Other institutions are following suit — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
SlashGear
Hurricane Matthew wrecks NASA artifacts and buildings at Kennedy Space Center
Hurricane Matthew was wreaking havoc in Florida over the weekend and part of the historic Space Coast where the Kennedy Space Center is located was hit by hurricane force winds. The most serious bit of damage to the facility and the public displays happened to the famous rocket garden at the site when…
The Verge – All Posts
These are three of the biggest problems facing today’s AI
Speaking to attendees at a deep learning conference in London last month, there was one particularly noteworthy recurring theme: humility, or at least, the need for it. While companies like Google are confidently pronouncing that we live in an “AI-first age,” with machine learning breaking new ground…
RT – Daily news
Syrian refugees capture bomb plot suspect, hand him over to German police
A 22-year-old suspected of plotting a bomb attack, who was the subject of a two-day manhunt in Chemnitz, an eastern German town, was overpowered and tied up by three fellow countrymen, who turned him in to the police after discovering his identity. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Space Jam: China appoints basketball star as ambassador to Mars
Basketball star and internet celebrity Yao Ming has been appointed China’s ambassador to Mars. Ming won’t have to pack his bags though, instead carrying out his duties from Earth, as he promotes the country’s first mission to the Red Planet in 2020. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Are UK special forces preparing for chemical warfare ahead of assault on Mosul, Iraq?
Troops from the British infantry and SAS have been kitted out with chemical warfare equipment ahead of an all-out assault on the Islamic State-held Iraqi city of Mosul, according to reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Putin says Russia ready to support OPEC in oil production freeze and even cut
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will join the deal to cut global oil output. On September 28, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said it would reduce production by about 700,000 barrels per day (bpd). Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Russia may open airbase in Egypt by 2019 – report
Moscow is reportedly negotiating with Cairo on a possible lease of land to open an airbase in western Egypt. The base may be operational as soon as 2019, according to military and diplomatic sources cited by Izvestia daily. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Trouble for trolls: Unleashing online abuse & harassment may now end in jail sentence
Internet trolls will face prosecution for certain types of online harassment and abuse, including posting degrading photoshopped images or creating derogatory hashtags, under new legal guidelines. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Business leaders warn Theresa May “hard Brexit” would destroy Britain’s economy
Business bosses fear that Brexit will bring the British economy to its knees, after Prime Minister Theresa May’s latest intervention saw the pound drop six percent in under two minutes. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
New leak reveals extent of Clinton ties with US media
Hillary Clinton has been revealed to have a very cozy relationship with the US media, which has been found to work closely with Clinton’s campaign to present her in a favorable, transparent light – even planting stories, new email leaks suggest. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechCrunch
A 3D upgrade that could make you care about Microsoft Paint again
 It’s hard to remember a time when Microsoft Paint wasn’t shorthand for something ham-handedly drawn on a free computer art program. And the while, the software giant has upgraded the app with some regularity in the 30+ plus years since it was first introduced along with Windows 1.0, it will take a lot…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Team turns nanorods into multistate switches with an electron beam 
Rice University scientists have discovered how to subtly change the interior structure of semi-hollow nanorods in a way that alters how they interact with light, and because the changes are reversible, the method could form the basis of a nanoscale switch with enormous potential.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Research reveals unprecedented observations of how a hot molecule cools in a liquid
The most detailed exploration to date of how energy flows from a hot molecule into a surrounding liquid has been undertaken by a team of scientists at the University of Bristol.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Three ways organic electronics is changing technology as we know it
One day, your latest gadget won’t be in your pocket like a phone or even wrapped around your wrist like a smartwatch, but stuck to your skin like a transparent plaster. Researchers at the University of Tokyo are the latest group to attempt to make this kind of “optoelectronic skin,” with an ultra-thin,…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Self-learning computer tackles problems beyond the reach of previous systems
(Phys.org)—Researchers have developed a neuro-inspired analog computer that has the ability to train itself to become better at whatever tasks it performs. Experimental tests have shown that the new system, which is based on the artificial intelligence algorithm known as “reservoir computing,” not only…
The Verge – All Posts
Wacom’s latest tablet PC has a pen with 8,192 levels of sensitivity
While Wacom is well-known among the creative community for its pen and tablet products, the company has actually been producing full-out tablet computers running Windows since 2013 when it launched its Cintiq Companion line. In that vein, the company announced its new MobileStudio Pro tablet, which…
New Scientist – Online news
Snake fools attackers by changing its eyes to look like a viper
It looked like a non-venomous snake but, when grabbed, its eyes changed into those of a deadly relation — a never-before-seen behaviour in mock vipers
io9
This Lego Death Star Build Video Is Ridiculously Satisfying
Lego’s Star Wars constructions kits are legendary. Even though the company has dozens of cool kits based on popular movies, there’s still nothing like seeing your favorite Star Wars characters miniaturized and given the proper Lego treatment. Read more…
Deals
Today’s Best Deals: Fire HD 6, Pants For Everyone, Hoover Carpet Steamer, and More
The best price ever on Amazon’s Fire HD 6, pants for all, and a discounted carpet steamer lead off Monday’s best deals. Read more…
Mashable
John Oliver tears into the GOP for letting Trump get this far in the election
While many Republicans who have already endorsed Trump have been publicly denouncing his “grab [women] by the p*ssy” comments, John Oliver is not letting them off the hook so easy. In a pre-taped segment before the second presidential debate, Oliver unpacked the situation surrounding the leaked…
9to5Mac
iOS 10 now installed on two thirds of devices, faster adoption than any previous iOS update
iOS 10 is now installed on more than two thirds of the active iOS device install base, recording 66.7% twenty-seven days after iOS 10 was released according to Fiksu. Mixpanel is also recording iOS 10 adoption topping 66% since Sunday. As shown by the graph, iOS 10 has the fastest adoption rate than…
BBC News – World
Yemen conflict: US ‘could be implicated in war crimes’
The US could be implicated in potential war crimes in Yemen because of its support for a Saudi-led coalition air campaign, official documents suggest.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
US Army to start testing a fuel-cell-powered Chevy Colorado ZH2
General Motors has announced that the U.S. Army is going to start testing a new fuel-cell powered pickup concept – the Chevy Colorado ZH2. The off-road, aggressively styled pickup was developed together with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center with real world testing…
TechCrunch
Samsung confirms ‘adjusting’ Note 7 production in wake of new incidents
 This is probably about as close to a full confirmation of last night’s reporting that Samsung has temporarily halting production of the Galaxy Note 7. In another cautiously worded statement issued this morning, the hardware maker told TechCrunch, We are temporarily adjusting the Galaxy Note7 production…
Architizer
Young Architect Guide: 18 Tricks for Getting Mentally Clear
Michael Riscica is a licensed architect from Portland, Oregon, who has been advancing the profession with his blog YoungArchitect.com. He has written extensively about the architect exam and published the book How to Pass the Architect Registration Exam. Michael recently launched Young Architect…
Physics News
New approach for screening toxic chemicals mimics mammal senses
University of Leicester researchers have developed a new approach for analysing toxic chemicals in complex samples that mimics the way mammals smell and taste.
Physics News
How cells move
Architecture Lab
The curious case of San Francisco’s leaning tower: ‘There is nothing like this’
The city’s tallest residential building is sinking, and has been compared to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Now the blame game is coming swift and furious The post The curious case of San Francisco’s leaning tower: ‘There is nothing like this’ appeared first on Architecture Lab.
Mashable
Why a Spotify executive is backing a new music composition startup
The music streaming business is crowded with competitors from Apple Music to Tidal. But the music composition business hasn’t gotten a major boost since Apple introduced GarageBand.  Soundtrap, a startup trying to bring music composition online and to the masses, just raised $6 million for that goal….
Deals
Here’s One Of the Best Deals We’ve Seen on a Quick Charge 3.0 USB Charger
iClever’s BoostCube line is The Wirecutter’s pick for best travel charger, and the Quick Charge 3.0 model is marked down to $10 today. That’s $2 better than the last deal, and the best price ever listed. Just be sure to use promo code NO1QUICK at checkout to get the deal.Read more…
WIRED
WIRED Pilot Program: Insecure
Issa Rae’s series is a smart, empathetic comedy about the self-doubt of being in your late 20s that engages with race without being defined by it. The post WIRED Pilot Program: Insecure appeared first on WIRED.
9to5Mac
Majority of Irish voters back Apple and Irish government in opposing EU tax ruling – poll
A poll for the Irish Times found that the majority of Irish voters believe that the government is right to join Apple in appealing against the EU ruling that the Cupertino company must pay €13B ($14.5B) in back taxes. more…Filed under: Apple
Popular Science
Hacking Diabetes At Home
Health People with the disease have found new ways to modify their gear, and their own metabolisms Diabetes is a particularly difficult condition to maintain. It’s chronic—“you never get a break” one diabetic told me—and everything you do affects it, whether it’s what…
BBC News – World
Taliban fighters push into Helmand capital Lashkar Gah
Taliban fighters are pushing into the city of Lashkar Gah in the strategically important Helmand Province, as a bomb kills 10 police officers in the city.
The Awesomer
Deal: Sentinel Damascus Steel Knife
Price: $70  | BuyA stunning handmade knife from Forseti Steel. It has a 4.5″ blade and the trademark swirl of Damascus style steel. Comes with a hand-stitched full grain leather sheath. Want something even more badass? Check out the Ironside. 25% off in The Awesomer Shop. More Awesome Stuff: Deal:…
SpaceNews.com
Space insurers warn that current low rates are not sustainable
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia —  Satellite insurers on Oct. 5 said the Sept. 1 failure of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket while preparing a static-fire test, which destroyed a $200 million satellite, wiped out 20 years of insurance premiums for prelaunch coverage and will almost surely result in a sharp rate increase….
Newswise: SciNews
First Demonstration of Brain-Inspired Device to Power Artificial Systems
New research, led by the University of Southampton, has demonstrated that a nanoscale device, called a memristor, could be used to power artificial systems that can mimic the human brain.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Morelo Empire Liner caters to nomads with expensive taste
Packing up and setting off on a cross-country road trip can mean having to leave luxury living behind. After all, it’s hard to slot a marble bench and opulent bathtub into the tiny capsules many camper enthusiasts inhabit every summer. According to Morelo, the best way to meld luxury with portability…
Curbed National
Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic building plans called out for being exorbitantly expensive
Task force reports the cost of putting on the 2020 Olympics could be four times higher than previously believed Nowadays, hosting the Olympics is essentially the international equivalent of throwing a Super Sweet Sixteen party: Totally over-the-top, designed to impress, and increasingly more trouble…
VentureBeat
Sweden’s Soundtrap raises $6 million to expand its online music recording platform
Soundtrap, an online music and audio recording studio, announced today it has raised $6 million to help it expand into new countries and languages. The latest round was led by Nordic venture capital firm Industrifonden and included money from Peter Sterky, a former executive at Spotify. Soundtrap has…
Lifehacker
Everyone Gets Pants Thanks to Amazon’s Gold Box
Pants Amazon Gold BoxToday’s Amazon Gold Box is made for the pants-challenged individuals of the world. Dress and casual pants for men and women, from brands like Haggar, Izod, Dockers and more, are marked down. But like all Gold Boxes, this one only lasts for today. So hurry up so you don’t end up caught…
The Verge – All Posts
The JAM Voice is a budget, $70 Amazon Echo
It’s been over a year since Amazon opened up its Alexa Voice Service to developers, allowing anyone to make their own hardware device with Alexa support. But so far, only a few devices have come out to take advantage of it. While earlier products have added Alexa to speakers on a fridge or a smart…
EETimes:
AC/DC Power Supplies: Four Questions to Ask
With power becoming both a high priority and more complex, ask the right questions to be sure you get the right supply.
Digital Trends
It’s not just you — the Google Play Store really does look different right now
Your apps get updated all the time, so it only makes sense that their home gets updated from time to time, too. No, we’re not talking about a new operating system, but rather a major makeover to the Google Play Store. As first reported by Android Police, Google is currently testing out a number of UI…
Digital Trends
Ferrari abandons manual transmissions, says performance doesn’t measure up
There was a time when manual transmissions were synonymous with performance cars, but that time is past. Ferrari is the latest automaker to retire the clutch pedal, a move that will probably seem like a gut punch to fans of stick shifts, but isn’t too surprising given the low sales of manuals in Ferraris…
Deals
This $17 Gadget Is a Bike Light, Bluetooth Speaker, and Battery Pack All In One
If you spend any significant amount of time on a bike, this $17 gadget from KMASHI is an LED headlight, Bluetooth speaker, and USB battery pack all rolled into one. That means you’ll have enough juice roll between Pokéstops all night long.Read more…
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Prop Up Your Laptop With This Adjustable Aluminum Stand, Just $29 Today
There are lots of aluminum laptop stands out there, but this is the only one I’ve seen that can fold completely flat to fit in a backpack, and prop up your laptop at two different angles. Plus, at $29, its also cheaper than most alternatives.Read more…
TechCrunch
Deepgram’s speech search engine is now free for journalists until Election Day
 During a contentious election filled with accusations of lies and denials, not to mention overworked fact-checkers, a company that can help journalists more easily find soundbites in audio recordings, Deepgram, is making its service free to journalists. The audio search technology relies on artificial…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
bjarke ingels group plans ‘the eleventh’, a pair of rotating towers in new york
in addition to a five-star hotel and spa, located in the east tower, the development will also include private luxury homes. The post bjarke ingels group plans ‘the eleventh’, a pair of rotating towers in new york appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Techbargains.com
Home Depot Columbus Day Power Tools Sale – up to 23% off
Home Depot Columbus Day Power Tools Sale – up to 23% off
FiveThirtyEight
Significant Digits For Monday, Oct. 10, 2016
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news.2 statesVermont became the second state, after South Dakota, to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. Columbus Day — the holiday so toxic that it is singlehandedly responsible for the worst episode…
FiveThirtyEight
Obamacare, Aleppo And Coal: The Second Debate Had Substance, Too
For a while during Sunday night’s presidential debate, it seemed like policy issues might never come up at all. Most of the first half-hour was dedicated to various scandals: Bill Clinton’s infidelities, Hillary Clinton’s emails and, of course, the now-infamous Donald Trump video that had dominated headlines…
BBC News – World
How family of Trump fans reacted
The BBC joins a family of hardcore Donald Trump supporters as they watch the second US presidential debate.
BBC News – World
Turkish police clash with Kurdish activists in Ankara
Turkish police fired pepper spray and water cannon as families and activists gathered to remember victims of an October 2015 suicide attack in Ankara.
Curbed National
London mayor to investigate foreign investment’s effect on housing crisis
Sadiq Khan wants to map the scale of foreign investment and rising property costs Since he was elected Mayor of London in May, Sadiq Khan has been making good on campaign promises to address London’s housing crisis and stem gentrification. He’s already announced plans to create protected anti-gentrification…
ArchDaily
Call for Entries: Architecture-Themed Pumpkin Designs
© Leandro Fuenzalida for ArchDaily We want to see your designs for an architecture Halloween pumpkin! Download the design template below and illustrate/animate/build something that will squash us with your talent. We’ll be accepting entries until October 24, at 12:00 pm EST and we’ll publish…
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Olloclip’s new lenses attach quickly to your iPhone 7
Now that there are new iPhones with revised cameras, many smartphone photographers are going to want new Olloclip lenses. Thankfully, they’ve arrived… and Olloclip didn’t just tweak the connectors and call it a day. Its new Core, Active and Macro…
Slashdot
Google Chrome 55 May Use Less Memory
Slashdot reader justthinkit writes: Google Chrome is arguably the best browser and the biggest memory hog. Presently. But the Google engineers are hard at work, optimizing the next version of Chrome. Will this be an important, or just another incremental, upgrade? They’re specifically targeting the…
Reason.com Full Feed
The Pentagon Accounts for More Than Half of the Federal Government’s $1 Billion PR Budget
Selling foreign interventions and stoking the fires of patriotism isn’t always easy work, but the federal government thinks someone has to do it. That someone—or, rather, those someones—are the employees and contractors of the Department of Defense’s public relations machine, easily the largest and…
Reason.com Full Feed
Trump & Clinton Were Very Convincing…on How Lousy the Other One Is
Let’s pretend for a moment that the biggest headlines out of Sunday night’s presidential debate had nothing to do with sexual assault allegations, or non-handshakes, or threats to jail political opponents—but instead were about policy. In that bizarre alternative universe, what could we actually learn?…
Lifehacker
AccessURL Allows You to Share Your Online Accounts and Still Keep Your Password Safe
Chrome: Maybe you’re working with someone who needs access to your accounts, or maybe you just want to share your Netflix with someone. Whatever the reason, if you want to share your online accounts without giving out your password, AccessURL allows you to do just that.Read more…
TechSpot
Check out the amazing six-minute cinematic trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic’s expansion
In the months running up to Star Wars: The Old Republic’s 2011 release, excitement for the MMORPG reached critical levels. It was, after all, essentially a massively multiplayer online version of the much-loved Knights of the Old Republic games, and one of the most expensive titles ever made.
New Scientist – Online news
Abolishing locked psychiatric wards could put patients at risk
Locking ward doors is linked to higher suicide rates, according to new research – but abolishing them altogether could harm the people we’re trying to help
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
President Hollande may cancel Paris meeting with Putin after Aleppo veto
French President François Hollande may cancel his meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Paris next week after the Kremlin blocked a UN Security Council bid to end to the bombing of Aleppo, the French government said Monday.
BBC News – World
US presidential debate: Clinton doubts Trump ‘groping’ apology
Hillary Clinton casts doubt on Donald Trump’s apology for remarks made 11 years ago about groping women, which he has described as “locker-room talk”.
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Innovative solutions for the refugee crisis on Startupboat | Paula Schwarz | TEDxPanteionUniversity
Paula Schwarz talks about how innovative entrepreneurial projects such as the Startup Boat can help in solving the refugee crisis. Α powerful talk about a phenomenon that affected not only Greece, but the whole world. Paula Schwarz is a serial entrepreneur who focuses on solving social challenges through…
Ars Technica
Germany’s Bundesrat votes to ban the internal combustion engine by 2030
(credit: Toni Almodóvar Escuder @ Flickr) Is the tide turning for the internal combustion engine? In Germany, things are starting to look that way. This is the country that invented the technology, but late last week, the Bundesrat (the federal council of all 16 German states) voted to ban gasoline-…
io9
Two Space Agencies Will Try to Make a Historic Landing on Mars Next Week
A joint mission led by the European Space Agency and Roscosmos arrives at Mars next week, and its first order of business will be to make history. If all goes well, NASA is about to lose its bragging rights as the only space agency to successfully land probes on the Red Planet.Read more…
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