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6 vegetables that are healthier cooked than raw
As counterintuitive as it may seem, some fruits and vegetables get a nutritional boost upon cooking.
Gear Patrol
Classic American Luxury Cars at Blue-Collar Prices
After World War II, America experienced an economic upswing. One of the biggest, most visible signifiers of that was our cars. …Read More »
The Next Web
Meet Kobi, the Roomba of lawn maintenance
As someone that hates mowing the lawn, Kobi might be my new best friend. The autonomous robot uses GPS and built-in sensors to cut grass, rake, pick up leaves or plow snow. If you’d prefer a more hands-on approach to lawn maintenance, you can even take the reigns and control Kobi with a smartphone app….
Ars Technica
Samsung Smartcam PT review: Never miss a beat thanks to pan-and-tilt
Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) When Samsung came out with the Smartcam HD Plus, it introduced a solid smart home security camera with some unique audio features at a competitive price. The HD Plus was, and still is, a good alternative to the Nest Cam, and, unlike the Nest Cam, it isn’t tied…
RT – Daily news
Usain Bolt to be immortalized with statue in Jamaica
Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt will be honored with a statue alongside three Olympic champion teammates in a park outside the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica. Read Full Article at RT.com
Newswise: SciNews
Winning the War on Stink Bugs
Mashable
The cheap airfare party is about to end
After years of bargain fares and low fuel prices, U.S. airlines are likely to follow the lead of the second-largest carrier and curb growth next year in a tried-and-true effort to boost ticket prices. Delta Air Lines Inc. will extend its modest capacity growth of 1 percent in the fourth quarter to all…
DudeIWantThat.com
Polygon – 4-in-1 Origami Measuring Spoons
A flat spoon. Isn’t that about as useful as a holey bucket? Or decaf? Under normal circumstances, indeed, but under the origami folds of Polygons, spoons that lay smooth and straight as a nun’s ruler aren’t just useful, they’re superior to all the other spoons in the land. Polygons are a 2-piece set…
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Flash Physics: A nanotube balloon, quantum coherence forever, two trillion galaxies in the universe
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
Deals
Wake Up and Smell the Keurig With This Prime-Only Deal
You don’t need me to tell you that Keurig isn’t the best or most economical way to make coffee. But if convenience trumps taste and cost (and that’s totally valid!), the Keurig K55 is down to an all-time low $72 today for Prime members. Just note that this is a Gold Box deal, so don’t sleep on it.Read…
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Collapsible Silicone Beverage Bin
Ice buckets and coolers take up so much valuable space, but this cool new Collapsible Silicone Beverage Bin folds down to only 1.75 inches when not in use and easily pops back up to hold up to 12 liters of ice, beer, and sodas when the festivities begin.Click Here For Complete Details
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Greenland Is Very Mad About the Toxic Waste the US Left Buried Under Its Ice
Workers test one of a polar research station’s escape hatches, Camp Century, Greenland. Image: W. Robert Moore/National Geographic/Getty ImagesGreenland isn’t happy about being treated as a dumping ground for abandoned US military bases established at the height of the Cold War—and in a newspaper editorial,…
RT – Daily news
Democratic party sues NC election officials to extend voter registration deadline
The Democratic Party in North Carolina has sued the State Board of Elections in an effort to extend today’s deadline for voter registration. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Could a Russian Ship Be Messing With Syria’s Underwater Internet Cables?
If you think some conspiracy theories are just too coincidental to be wrong, you’re going to love this one. An internet outage expert at US internet monitor Dyn, along with several Twitter users and bloggers, believe that a secret Russian Navy spy ship may be tapping and disrupting underwater cables…
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Nobel Prize for Bob Dylan divides world of literature from US to France
The Swedish Academy’s decision to award the Nobel prize for literature to Bob Dylan has been greeted with enthusiasm by fans of the legendary American songwriter, but it has divided writers from the United States to France.
Science | Smithsonian
Meet an Environmental Activist and an Artist Who Share a Passion for “Trashion”
One man’s trash suit is another woman’s work of art
GearHungry
Frywall
Frywall keeps the sizzling confined to a pan without having to invest in a giant wok or wasting your time with ineffective splatter screens that stop working when lifted up. It doesn’t obstruct your pan whatsoever; instead, Frywall simply extends the edges of your pan by about 6 inches, catching virtually…
Deals
Build Out Your USB-C Collection with a 3-Pack of Anker Powerline Cables
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Lifehacker
Think “Like with Like” to Pack and Ship Cookies That Will Survive the Trip
A care package of homemade cookies is always a welcome piece of mail, but shipping baked goods can be a bit tricky. Luckily, Cook’s Illustrated has four tips to help make sure your cookies and brownies arrive to their intended recipient looking (and tasting) their best.Read more…
Popular Science
A Look Inside The Tesla Factory And A Real-Life Remembrall
Science Our favorite images of the week Our ten favorite images from this week in science, technology, and health news.
SpaceNews.com
Loverro: defense is the best deterrent against a war in space
WASHINGTON — The U.S. must rely on defense rather than offense in deterring a space war, one of the Pentagon’s top space officials said Friday. Assuring space systems remain operational despite an attack will do more to deter adversaries than the direct threat of force, said Douglas Loverro, the deputy…
WIRED
Arcade Fire
Consumer VR hit a new high water mark this month. We bring in an expert, WIRED’s own Peter Rubin, to chart the changes. The post Arcade Fire appeared first on WIRED.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
MacBook Pro 2016 release date, news and rumors
Apple’s MacBook Pro range hasn’t been updated for some time: the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina was refreshed in March 2015 and the 15-inch in May. New MacBook Pros are clearly imminent, especially considering Apple’s market share in the computing space fell 4.9% in Q2 2016 compared to the year prior.The…
RT – Daily news
Accidental shootings kill one American child every 48 hours – report
A child is killed every other day as a direct result of an accidental shooting, whether self-inflicted or at the hands of another child or an adult, new research has found. The analysis supersedes federal statistics, relying on 1,500 news sources. Read Full Article at RT.com
SlashGear
Airlines add fire containment bags to planes for overheating gadgets
The Galaxy Note 7 recalls have highlighted an issue that airlines collectively need to face: what happens when an electronic device overheats on an airplane. There have been an increasing number of incidents involving overheating devices during flights, according to the FAA, and the proliferation of…
Singularity HUB
How to Train Thousands of Surgeons at the Same Time in Virtual Reality
Recently, I wrote about how the future of surgery is going to be robotic, data-driven and artificially intelligent. Although it’s approaching fast, that future is still in the works. In the meantime, there is a real need to train surgeons in a more scalable way, according to Dr. Shafi Ahmed, a surgeon…
Techbargains.com
Poulan Pro 40V 10-MPH 390CFM Cruise Control Leaf Blower $56.73
Poulan Pro 40V 10-MPH 390CFM Cruise Control Leaf Blower $56.73
Mashable
Why a billboard saying Trump is bad at ‘Overwatch’ exists
A billboard popped up in Orlando, Florida, Thursday night calling out U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump for his bad taste in Overwatch heroes and poor team manners.  It pointed to a website — TrumpIsNotATeamPlayer.com — that hosts illustrations of Trump as different Overwatch characters next…
TechCrunch
Instacart reverses course, re-introducing tips for shoppers
 Under pressure from shoppers complaining about losing the ability to receive tips last month as the company looked to smooth out the earnings curve, Instacart said it is re-introducing customer tipping. “After announcing this change, we heard a lot of feedback from our shopper community,” the company…
PCWorld
Report: Google to sell its own Android Wear watch in early 2017
Google is just getting started when it comes to selling its own hardware. Another rumor from the usually accurate Evan Blass points to a pair of Google-built watches that will come early next year. Google’s two smartwatches will be released with Android Wear 2.0 in Q1 2017 [image courtesy of: https://t.co/so8uJyEZCy%5D…
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Sen. Mike Lee Thinks Merrick Garland Will Be a ‘Lock Step’ Liberal Vote on SCOTUS
For nearly seven months now Republican Senators have refused to either hold hearings or hold a vote on President Barack Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court. But what happens after next month’s presidential election? More specifically, what happens to the Garland nomination…
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Watch Leftist Students Say Science Is Racist and Should Be Abolished
Students at the University of Cape Town in South Africa brought some interesting concerns before the science faculty this week: namely, they think science as it is currently understood must be abolished. “The whole thing should scratched off, especially in Africa,” said one of the students. The students…
Lifehacker
Why Your Farts Stink So Bad, and How to Stop Them
Be honest: it’s not farting that bothers you, it’s when your farts are really stinky. Skipping fiber might make you fart less, but it won’t get rid of that rotten-egg smell we all dread. Instead, take a good look at your cysteine-containing protein sources.Read more…
Founterior
2016 Bathroom Trends
  image source The world of home decor is one that is in a state of constant flux. Every year, […] The post 2016 Bathroom Trends appeared first on Founterior.
RT – Daily news
Viral spiral: ‘Obituary’ for embattled Great Barrier Reef slammed for hyperbole
While the Great Barrier Reef, the largest living structure on the planet, is in a dire state, it’s not “dead” yet. However, a recent “obituary” for the Reef went viral, indicating the public appeal of global-warming-inspired doom porn. Read Full Article at RT.com
Popular Science
Forget The EpiPen—It’s Time For An Epi-Pill
Health A tablet that dissolves under the tongue could replace expensive auto-injectors Expensive EpiPen auto-injectors dominate the market for emergency allergy treatment, but a cheaper alternative is now being developed: an epinephrine tablet that…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Successful coworking spaces should be built like ‘intentional communities’
Great coworking spaces aren’t just about “sharing desks” — just like other intentional communities where people share resources, they need a common vision and more.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
This clay, lime and glass home reflects its volcanic surroundings
Tegoyo I is a residential, multi unit housing in La Geria, a wine area west of the National Park Timanfaya in Las Palmas. It sits in ‘Finca’, a farm that combines residency with agricultural activity. Its earthy aesthetics are due to a combination of local materials including stone, wood, clay and lime,…
Gear Patrol
The 10 Best Videos You Missed This Week
Trailers for ‘Planet Earth II’ and ‘Rogue One,’ remembering one of skating’s best, a dark short film and more. …Read More »
RT – Daily news
Fireworks, smoke-bombs in Kiev as far-right marches on national holiday
Fireworks lit the streets of Kiev as thousands of Ukrainian ultranationalists including from the Azov Battalion, Right Sector and the far-right party Svoboda, marched through Kiev to mark Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) day, itself on a national holiday. Read Full Article at RT.com
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
With designer lignin, biofuels researchers reproduced evolutionary path
When scientists reported in 2014 that they had successfully engineered a poplar plant “designed for deconstruction,” the finding made international news. The highly degradable poplar, the first of its kind, could substantially reduce the energy use and cost of converting biomass to a number of products,…
CONTEMPORIST
A Clever Design Solution For A Bed In A Small Apartment
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Popular Science
S.A.R.A. Seeks To Give Artificial Intelligence People Skills
Technology Carnegie Mellon’s project to teach virtual assistants social cues The Carnegie Mellon project that wants to make AI a people-person.
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Projectors are better, simpler, and probably cheaper than you think
When my wife and I swapped a New York City apartment for an Austin, Texas home, we were low on cash but rich in space. At first, dozens of cardboard moving boxes did a commendable job of filling out the house, but as we dispersed the contents of a Manhattan one-bedroom into our ranch — complete with…
The Verge – All Posts
The best way to stop a rogue drone is with another drone
A company called Airspace is launching a bounty hunter drone that’ll capture other drones that infringe on airspace. It won’t traverse the country seeking out a specific drone, but it’ll keep your property intruder-free, or at least that’s the idea. Airspace thinks plenty of drones are flying around…
Slashdot
Russia Builds Microwave Weapon To Take Down Enemy Drones
An anonymous reader writes: The Russian government is backing a military research project to develop a powerful microwave-based weapon designed to take out unmanned enemy drones from up to half a mile away. The country’s United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) created the microwave gun specifically…
Uncrate
Hollow Spy Coins
Hardly anyone carries change anymore, but if you do, you can make it a little more useful with some Hollow Spy Coins. These exact duplicates of real spy coins used…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
CONTEMPORIST
Gift Idea – Typography Art Prints For People Who Love Fonts, Letters & Symbols
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Dezeen
US job of the week: architecture fellowship at the Sam Fox School of Design
Our US job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for a fellowship in architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design at Washington University, where the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum (pictured) is located. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
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Flash Physics: A nanotube balloon, quantum coherence forever, two trillion galaxies in the universe
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
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‘Movies’ of electron motion in solar cell made using femtosecond laser
New technique combines electron microscopy with pulsed lasers to study semiconductor devices
io9
Watch a Teddy Ruxpin Get Hacked Apart to See What Makes Him Work
When it first came out, Teddy Ruxpin was an expensive toy. And yet, kids lucky enough to have one but curious how he worked wouldn’t dare incur the wrath of their parents by tearing Teddy open. The folks at YouTube’s What’s Inside?, however, happily sliced the toy open to see what makes Ruxpin tick.Read…
Coolest Gadgets
Flip – a stylus with a nostalgic feel
We grew up using pencils and pens, so when we started using a stylus on our tablets, the feeling wasn’t completely foreign. However, when we could start doodling or doing full-scale artistic pieces on our tablets, we started to care more about the type of stylus we were using. Different responses to…
Macworld
Siri’s problem: Not quite human enough, yet
These days, our lives are littered with the half-built scaffoldings of intelligent assistants and virtual agents. Voice-based interfaces are at a level with technologies like home automation and virtual reality: Popular enough to have seeped into our lives, but not yet refined enough that they have become…
Techbargains.com
Home Depot Andersen Storm Door Sale – up to 38% off
Home Depot Andersen Storm Door Sale – up to 38% off
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Evan McMullin: ‘If Gary Johnson Were a Real Libertarian, I Probably Wouldn’t Be Doing This’
In a Washington Times interview yesterday, independent conservative presidential candidate Evan McMullin, who is having the best week of his campaign, took a potshot at his competitor from the Libertarian Party. “If Gary Johnson were a real libertarian,” he said, “I probably wouldn’t be doing this.”…
Reason.com Full Feed
Florida Supreme Court Rules State Death Penalty Law is Unconstitutional
On Wednesday I wrote that the dwindling handful of counties that generate the majority of death penalty sentences in the U.S. were a “constitutional mess,” citing a new report by the Harvard Law School’s Fair Punishment Project that detailed prosecutorial misconduct, inadequate defense, and racial…
Ars Technica
Beware of all-powerful DDoS malware infecting cellular gateways, feds warn
Enlarge / One of the Sierra Wireless devices that can be infected by Mirai. (credit: Sierra Wireless) This week, the US government-backed ICS-CERT warned that the troubling new generation of computer attacks is powered by malware that can infect cellular modems used to connect automotive and industrial…
EETimes:
Salaries Rise, Gaps Widen for EEs
Salaries for electrical engineers rose 3.85% in 2015 but gender and racial gaps in incomes widened significantly, according to a the latest survey from the IEEE.
Mashable
The basic home clock just got a huge upgrade
The Glance Clock displays important, 21st century notifications like traffic, weather, calendar alerts and calls. The smart clock invention is available on Indiegogo. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Inventions, Techonology, Crowdfunding, and Gadgets
Deals
Gear Up For Winter With Amazon’s Top-Selling Snow Blower
Winter will be here before you know it, and you can prepare for battle with Amazon’s top-selling snow blower, now down to an all-time low $140. This 18″ blower can throw over 700 pounds of the white stuff per minute, so it should make short work of your driveway and sidewalk.Read more…
Ars Technica
Salesforce CEO has “walked away” from deal with beleaguered Twitter
(credit: Johan Larsson) In the wake of Salesforce’s CEO publicly saying Friday that his company would not buy Twitter, the popular social network’s stock price has dropped more than six percent as of this writing. “In this case we’ve walked away. It wasn’t the right fit for us,” Salesforce CEO…
Computerworld
As one lawsuit sinks, Disney IT workers prepare a new fight
The IT employees laid off by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, who alleged a “conspiracy to displace U.S. workers” in a lawsuit, lost a key ruling Thursday and face dismissal of the complaint. But this is a two-part legal fight, and a new lawsuit alleging national origin discrimination may be filed in the…
Computerworld
Consumer PCs: Ailing, but not dead yet
Personal computer shipments again contracted in the third quarter, research firms said this week, as consumers continued to refuse to buy replacements for their aged machines.IDC pegged the PC downturn at 4% for the quarter ending September 30, while rival Gartner said shipments shrank 6% from the same…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Cell to table: Device will let you start with plant cells, end with food
Win-win: How Finnish researchers are hoping to ease agriculture’s toll on the environment with a home device that converts plant cells into food. .. Continue Reading Cell to table: Device will let you start with plant cells, end with food Category: Science Tags: Biotechnology …
Techbargains.com
Scotts MaxFlex Premium Heavy Duty Garden Hose (50-Feet) $15.26
Scotts MaxFlex Premium Heavy Duty Garden Hose (50-Feet) $15.26
Digital Trends
Catch some serious air on the slopes with Wingjump, a wingsuit that’s just for skiers
Wingjump is the brainchild of a group of extreme sports enthusiasts who wanted to merge the experience of skiing with free flying. Instead of attaching a snow kite to a skier and propelling him skyward, the team wanted to create a product that let anyone, regardless of their skiing ability, feel the…
io9
In Capsule, the Secret Mission to Send a British Man to Space Goes Horribly Wrong
Andrew Martin’s new indie film imagines a world where the British secretly sent the first man into space years before the Russians or Americans ever could—but as the trailer shows above, things start going sideways for the poor guy pretty fast.Read more…
Curbed National
What it’s like to work in a WeWork—and live in a WeLive
One WeLife to WeLive WeWork has become more than a coworking space. With 121 locations in 38 cities—and a $16 billion valuation—it’s a company as valuable as Snapchat with the global reach of Airbnb. Now, for those who want to take their communal lifestyle home, there’s WeLive, the company’s new coliving…
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Jumping Spiders Can ‘Hear’ Using Their Leg Hairs
Jumping spiders can hear what you’re up to from across the room, much to the surprise of researchers, as the spiders lack ears or ear-like structures. However, new findings discovered by accident and published recently in the journal Current Biology show the spiders can pick up on sounds coming from…
The Manual
Stay warm at night with the Filson X Feathered Friends Sleeping Bag
Stay nice and warm with the Filson X Feathered Friends sleeping bag. The post Stay warm at night with the Filson X Feathered Friends Sleeping Bag appeared first on The Manual.
Gadget Review
Limited Deals on PlayStation VR
Limited Deals on PlayStation VR Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site This week marked the release of the long anticipated PlayStation VR headset and the games to go along with it. While the set has been out of stock online for months as a pre-order, retailers got it back in stock during yesteray’s…
The Awesomer
The New Space Race: XCOR Lynx
LinkYouTube channel Freethink has a new series of brief documentaries about private space technology companies. The first episode is about XCOR and its Lynx, an airplane-like rocketship that could one day make four flights a day, five days a week. More Awesome Stuff: No Small Parts: The PoncemanHow…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Giving credit where credit is due
Solving today’s environmental problems involves vast amounts of data, which have to be gathered, stored, retrieved, analyzed and—increasingly—cited in academic journals. That last step, however, presents a problem.
ArchDaily
The Names and Numbers Behind the World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
via CTBUH The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has released some of the facts and figures behind the projects appearing in their recent book, 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings. The construction of tall buildings requires collaboration between many different companies…
DudeIWantThat.com
BAAM! Drain Blaster Cleaner
No, this is not the kind of BAAM! that spices up your sink drain or toilet bowl. On the contrary, it’s the kind of BAAM! you call in when you’ve already spiced up your sink drain or toilet bowl and need help, uh, unspicing it. The kind of BAAM! you’re gonna need when you BAAM! too much with Emeril and…
Phys.org: Physics News
JILA’s superradiant laser may one day boost atomic clocks
JILA physicists have demonstrated a novel laser design based on synchronized emissions of light from the same type of atoms used in advanced atomic clocks. The laser could be stable enough to improve atomic clock performance a hundredfold and even serve as a clock itself, while also advancing other scientific…
Phys.org: Physics News
Physicists pass spin information through a superconductor
Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have made a discovery that could lay the foundation for quantum superconducting devices. Their breakthrough solves one the main challenges to quantum computing: how to transmit spin information through superconducting…
Phys.org: Physics News
Lego-like wall produces acoustic holograms
Research Triangle engineers have developed a simple, energy-efficient way to create three-dimensional acoustic holograms. The technique could revolutionize applications ranging from home stereo systems to medical ultrasound devices.
Phys.org: Physics News
Diamonds aren’t forever: Team create first quantum computer bridge
By forcefully embedding two silicon atoms in a diamond matrix, Sandia researchers have demonstrated for the first time on a single chip all the components needed to create a quantum bridge to link “People have already built small quantum computers,” says Sandia researcher Ryan Camacho. “Maybe the first…
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Lawmakers demand answers from White House over Yahoo emails
Four dozen members of the US House of Representatives, acting as a bipartisan bloc, have requested that the Obama Administration brief them on allegations that Yahoo improperly scanned user emails at the behest of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. Those scans were reportedly looking…
Popular Science
Global Agreement Reroutes Airline Industry
From Our Blogs: Nexus Media News Clear skies ahead Last week, 190 countries agreed to slash carbon pollution from international flights. While world leaders celebrated the deal, the path to low-carbon air travel remains…
Gadget Review
Best Air Purifier 2016
Best Air Purifier 2016 Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site Our independent study to determine the best air purifier in 2016 found that mechanical air filtering was the most efficient, and within that air purifiers that achieved a Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) of 200 or higher. Multi-staged filtering…
VentureBeat
Salesforce’s Marc Benioff denies Twitter acquisition: ‘Not the right fit’
Twitter is currently out of companies interested in purchasing it, as Salesforce has bowed out after its chief executive Marc Benioff said that it “wasn’t the right fit for us.” In an interview with the FT, Salesforce’s head put an end to speculation that the company would make a bid for Twitter, especially…
VentureBeat
Here’s the first sign that Microsoft is building an A.I. empire
Forget everything you know about Microsoft’s Tay chatbot. It was a disaster, it didn’t work, the researchers behind it have likely all been fired or reassigned. In truth, it was a test of the Microsoft natural language processing algorithms, and it didn’t pass the test. Plus, Tay was never intended…
Geek.com
Watch the Fastest Nerf Gun Ever in Super Slow Motion
The Nerf Hyperfire is the fastest Nerf gun yet, at least according to Hasbro. And at $50, it better be. It’s a motorized Nerf assault rifle, similar to the Stampede and Rapidstrike. It […]
FiveThirtyEight
Election Update: Watch New Hampshire For Signs Of A Trump Comeback
Donald Trump hasn’t had a lot of good polling news lately. Very few swing-state polls have shown him with a lead since the first presidential debate, and those few leads have mostly been in states like Ohio and Iowa that aren’t part of Hillary Clinton’s path of least resistance to 270 electoral votes….
Techbargains.com
Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 Intel Core i5-6200U Skylake 14″ 1080p Laptop $951.75
Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 Intel Core i5-6200U Skylake 14″ 1080p Laptop $951.75
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Clip-on shoes let horses clip-clop in comfort
Having iron plates slapped on the bottom of your feet would make walking and running pretty uncomfortable, and one Austrian startup believes it doesn’t do horses much good either. The team behind Megasus Horserunners has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a horseshoe alternative it says will…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Tech turns trains into track inspectors
If you’re trying to monitor railways for wear and tear, why not just use something that’s already on the tracks all the time … trains? That’s the idea behind the Tracksure system. Developed in a partnership between the UK’s University of Huddersfield and engineering firm Siemens, it looks for…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Simple gadget puts bikes on cars’ radar
In the near future, we’re going to see an increasing number of Collision Avoidance System-equipped cars on the roads. Stated simply, the technology uses an integrated forward-looking radar system to alert drivers when they’re rapidly approaching obstacles such as other vehicles. If those other…
Reason.com Full Feed
Northwestern Quadruples Down on Safe Spaces, More Trump Accusers: P.M. Links
How many safe spaces will be enough for Northwestern University students? Hey, look at that, another woman says Trump did to her the bad thing he claimed he does to women. He also did creepy things to Miss USA pageant contestants. It’s a long shot, but Evan McMullin could become president. Listen…
Next Big Future
First two generation 3+ nuclear reactors will be operation in China by the end of this year
The four reactor coolant pumps at unit 1 of the Haiyang nuclear power plant in China’s Shandong province have been operated simultaneously at full speed for the first time. The AP1000 is set to begin operating by the end of the year.The plant is a pressurized water reactor with improved use of passive…
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Geek Toys : Mini Lightsaber Dark Side Detector
Join the Dark Side… Or Perhaps the Light Side? No need to go to Tosche Station to pick up some power converters because this build-it-yourself lightsaber comes with its own batteries! Kids can learn about electrical conductors as they discover whether their future is with the Dark Side or the Light….
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Don’t panic: Spotify is having problems, but it’s looking into it
As if this long, dark week couldn’t get any worse, Spotify is dealing with some stability issues. Some people are still able to stream music, but plenty of people on Twitter are saying the service is totally down for them. On my end, I can get songs…
The Verge – All Posts
What it’s like to be blamed for Trump’s candidacy: an interview with Russ Steinberg
SB Nation contributor Russ Steinberg tweeted a prescient joke at Donald Trump three and a half years ago, and now some strangers are holding him accountable for the Republican presidential nominee. Steinberg’s exchange was simple enough: Obama can kill Americans at will with drones but waterboarding…
WIRED
Obama Geeks Out Over a Brain-Controlled Robotic Arm That ‘Feels’
At the White House Frontiers Conference, Obama makes it clear that presidents can be science-loving nerds, too. The post Obama Geeks Out Over a Brain-Controlled Robotic Arm That ‘Feels’ appeared first on WIRED.
Mashable
If you hate chip credit cards, you will love this sketch
Any time you need a reminder of your own humanity, make a purchase with a chip credit card. They are just THE. WORST. Above Average’s latest hilarious sketch perfectly expresses how we all feel when a chip card reader gets temperamental and ruins a “treat yo’ self” experience. Just remember:…
Mashable
Trump just body shamed the first female presidential nominee in history
At a rally in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Friday, Trump told supporters that he “wasn’t impressed” with Clinton’s last debate performance — or her body. Trump was responding to claims that he had been “lurking” behind her during Sunday night’s presidential debate. Trump dismissed the allegations,…
Digital Trends
Samsung lays an Intel-powered golden egg with the shiny Galaxy TabPro S 2-in-1
In addition to finally officially revealing its cylinder-shaped “ArtPC” Pulse desktop, Samsung also added a new product to its 2-in-1 lineup: the Galaxy TabPro S Gold Edition. It comes with a detachable keyboard featuring the same stunning gold finish that shines on the main “tablet” body, making this…
Lifehacker
Health Data Importer Gives You Manual Control Over Importing Your Health Data on iPhone
iPhone: If you like to use Apple’s Health app, you’ve probably noticed there’s no good way to import or export your data. That’s fine for most people who use iCloud to restore their device, but if you prefer to set up a new iPhone instead, it loses that data. Health Data Importer rescues it.Health Data…
Digital Trends
Body art: Artist using 3D printing, stem cells to grow skeletal human hand in a lab
In a jaw-dropping blend of art and science, new-media artist Amy Karle is growing a skeletal human hand in a lab. Karle first scanned the bones of a female hand to create a digital model, then 3D printed a biodegradable scaffold using medical CAD and human stem cells. Over the next two years, the scaffold…
Digital Trends
Canon developing miniature imaging satellite based on 5D Mark III
In March, Canon will launch a prototype imaging satellite into space on a test mission. The project is being headed up by Canon Electronics, the same division responsible for cameras and printers. While details remain scarce, Digital Trends has learned that the satellite’s imaging capabilities are based…
The Awesomer
Bent Acrylic Desk Organizers
Price: $42  | BuyWe love the retro/mod style of Time4Circle’s desk organizers, made from sheets of acrylic bent into an S-curve. They’re perfect for pens, pencils, smartphones, eyeglasses and more. A felt pad inside protects the acrylic from pen and pencil points. Choose from a variety of colors. …
TechCrunch
Five considerations about accelerated learning for the next administration
 Our next president will take office during a period of seismic change across the education landscape. Policymakers, students and employers increasingly question the cost — and return — on a college degree, as a profusion of new pathways from education-to-employment emerge. Read More
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What To Do About America’s STEM Education Gap
Scientific American and Macmillan Learning just the 4th annual STEM Summit at the New York Academy of Sciences to explore some innovative strategies — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Mashable
Ron Swanson is deeply offended that Donald Trump went into politics
First step: If you have bacon on the frying pan, please finish cooking it to the desired level of crispiness to enjoy while you read this earth-shattering news.  Ready?  Private citizen Nick Offerman has somehow gotten in touch with political influencer Ron Swanson to get his thoughts on the 2016 presidential…
BBC News – World
Storm-hit Haiti to hold delayed elections on 20 November
Hurricane-scarred Haiti will hold its long-delayed presidential and parliamentary elections on 20 November, officials announce.
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Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Intel Core i5-6200U Skylake 12.5″ Workstation Laptop $689.25
Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Intel Core i5-6200U Skylake 12.5″ Workstation Laptop $689.25
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Best Deals of the Week, October 10th – October 14th – Deal Alert
Best Deals of the Week, October 10th – October 14th – Deal AlertCheck out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 10th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.27% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GBThe SanDisk…
Mashable
CNN finally admits that so much unfiltered Trump coverage was a mistake
There’s less than a month to go until election night, and the head of one of the nation’s largest TV news networks has admitted that it made a mistake in its coverage. CNN perhaps aired too much of Republican nominee Donald Trump.  “If we made a mistake, [it was] we shouldn’t have put on as many [Trump]…
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Yahoo Dodges Questions On Hacking, Verizon Deal By Canceling Earnings Call
Verizon has been growing wary of their pending $4.83 billion acquisition deal of Yahoo ever since the technology company revealed a massive data breach affecting at least 500 million of its users. Today, Yahoo canceled their earnings call to avoid talking about the incident. Huffington Post reports:…
Gizmodo
We Couldn’t Find Any Pumpkin Spice Energy Drinks So We Made Our Own
It’s October. Which means that one fried of mine just had her birthday and that other friend had a half birthday. Also, it means everyone is knee deep in autumnal colors and pumpkin spice frippery. Why? Because pumpkin spice is the order of the season and because we’re all exhausted bloggers who never…
Talks at Google
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez: “Opportunity for All” | Talks at Google
Thomas E. Perez, the nation’s 26th secretary of labor, joined Google’s 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month talks series to share the Department’s initiatives on creating opportunities for all. With 2017 around the corner, Secretary Perez will share what he is trying to accomplish before the end of the administration….
Digital Trends
Algorithms helped design this smart update on the orthopedic cast
Based on his life experiences, Jason Troutner could be forgiven for never wanting to see another orthopedic cast again. In some ways, that is the exactly choice he made. As the co-founder of innovative startup Cast21, Troutner is helping rethink the cast as we know it — courtesy of some smart algorithms…
Digital Trends
Volkswagen’s fuel-sipping, tech-packed 2017 Golf to debut in early November
Volkswagen will debut the heavily updated 2017 Golf in early November, and while that alone is significant, the Golf’s arrival goes much deeper than the unveiling of a new car. After Volkswagen’s ugly emissions scandal went public, the brand promised to refocus its efforts on electric cars and hybrids….
Mashable
Verizon’s Google Pixel phones won’t be so terrible after all
Good news Android fans: Verizon’s version of the Pixel and Pixel XL won’t be second-rate to versions purchased from Google after all. Last week, Google told 9to5Google it would be in charge of releasing monthly security updates for Verizon’s Pixels and Verizon would be in charge of pushing out system…
Digital Trends
The Martians are coming to MTV: Cable channel plans ‘War of the Worlds’ series
The invasion of Earth will begin anew in yet another adaptation of H.G. Wells’ classic story The War of the Worlds, but this time the aliens will be landing on MTV. The cable network is reportedly planning a television series based on The War of the Worlds, an account of an invasion of Earth by Martians….
Next Big Future
Hyperloop One in talks to connect Russia and China with a cargo Hyperloop and get $50 million in funding from Dubai
Hyperloop One talking to Russia about a cargo Hyperloop to connect Russia with ChinaThe model for the Hunchun-Zarubino cargo system assumes six containers departing per minute, 20 hours a day, 365 days of the year.A Hyperloop involves using magnets to levitate pods inside an normal pressure tube. Fans…
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Insulting magnets for awful parking jobs – no more scraps of paper under the wiper (price cut for the 2 and 3-pack)
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WIRED
Space Photos of the Week: Purple Haze Star Cluster, All in Your Brain
Space photos of the week, October 9 — 15, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: Purple Haze Star Cluster, All in Your Brain appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
The Frantic Development Devouring China’s Natural World
If mountains are in your way, move them. The post The Frantic Development Devouring China’s Natural World appeared first on WIRED.
Newswise: SciNews
WCS Uses Facebook To Stop Wildlife Trafficking in Peru
NEW YORK (October 14, 2016)–WCS’s Peru Program is fighting wildlife trafficking through a campaign that leverages one of the most effective means of reaching a wide audience: Facebook.
Lifehacker
Visualify Shows Off Your Spotify Listening Habits, Tracks Top Songs and Artists
Spotify’s Year in Music is one of the neatest ways to track your listening habits from the last year, but as the name suggests, it’s only good once a year. Visualify gives you a chunk of that data any time you want it. Read more…
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Hey literal babies, there’s now a Bluetooth speaker for you
Cribs are a bummer, man. Your only option for entertainment is staring up at the ceiling because you can’t roll over yet and probably don’t own a phablet with a Netflix subscription. I hope your parents strung an inspiring mobile above you, or at least painted the ceiling with a fake sky, or else you’re…
Mashable
Deaf actress Marlee Matlin responds to Trump allegedly calling her ‘retarded’ in the best way
Marlee Matlin knows how to handle herself with class. New reports of Donald Trump’s unsavory comments about the deaf actress and former Apprentice contestant have emerged. Trump allegedly called Matlin “retarded” while taping Season 11 of the Apprentice, according to the Daily Beast. That accusation…
Mashable
What to do in the first seconds of your 15 minutes of internet fame
The Bone Zone suddenly became a less amusing place Thursday when sleuths discovered the nation’s favorite everyman had a somewhat unsavory Reddit history. The debacle around Ken Bone’s AMA highlighted an issue every sudden internet celebrity needs to consider: their digital past. SEE ALSO: Yes, you…
Techbargains.com
Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 2nd Gen “Super Low Latency” USB Recording Interface $149
Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 2nd Gen “Super Low Latency” USB Recording Interface $149
DigsDigs
Show-Stopping Sculptural Partition Walls
With the open layout trend we get more and more open spaces and less and less privacy. To get this privacy, to separate the home into spaces and highlight some areas a space divider is number one idea, it doesn’t divide the space that hard but do it softly and gently giving privacy if needed. But a space…
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Tencent to debut live-streaming WeChat drone at end of month
Tencent, the Chinese tech giant that owns League of Legends, Supercell Games and WeChat, the most popular messaging app in China, announced on Friday that it will release a consumer quadcopter by the end of October.
Digital Trends
Life in the fast lane: CFexpress memory cards could reach speeds of 8GB per second
As if the memory card market wasn’t confusing enough already, the CompactFlash Association (CFA) has officially announced its new initiative: CFexpress. The new format is designed for use with high-bandwidth applications, including professional photography and videography, and has a maximum theoretical…
Digital Trends
Eizo’s new 27-inch ColorEdge monitors target hobbyists, prosumers, and real pros
Display manufacturer Eizo released two new 27-inch monitors for professionals and “aspiring creators.” If you’ve never heard of the company, it’s because Eizo mainly focuses on the business, commercial, and medical spaces. However, the company does provide a family of monitors dedicated to gaming, but…
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France’s Hollande in damage control over tell-all book
French President François Hollande on Friday scrambled to contain the damage from a series of embarrassing remarks he made in a tell-all book, a day after the lengthy tome was published.
Dezeen
Apple Store by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson opens in Calatrava’s Oculus
Apple has opened a store inside the Santiago Calatrava-designed transport hub at New York’s World Trade Center site. Read more
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Fuck Off Sleeping Mask
Ensure you remain undisturbed while you’re catching some Z’s by wearing this “Fuck Off” sleeping mask. It’s made from ultra smooth and soft 100% silk on both sides, filled with fluffy cotton, and embroidered with a bold message that’ll keep others away. Check it out $10.99
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Grammar Pencil Set
Avoid committing elementary grammatical mistakes by writing with this grammar pencil set. Each pencil highlights common grammatical mistakes in gold foil – such as “there, their & they’re” and “where, were, & we’re”. Check it out $9.82
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Facial Hair Clippings Catcher Bib
Avoid making a mess next time you manscape your ruggedly handsome mug by using this facial hair clippings catcher bib. You simply tie this one size fits all bib around your neck and hang the other end to the mirror using the attached suction cups. Check it out $29.99
Mashable
Jamie Lee Curtis condemns Trump’s disturbing remarks about Lindsay Lohan
Jamie Lee Curtis tore into Donald Trump in a tweet Friday, denouncing sexual remarks he made in 2004 about then-teen actress Lindsay Lohan. His comments were made on The Howard Stern Show, a radio show known for generally crass comments. One recently dug up conversation from December 2004 has revealed…
Lifehacker
See How Much Halloween Candy You Need to Buy With This Formula
Halloween is on its way, and that means it’s time to start preparing for the onslaught of trick-or-treaters. If you’re not sure how much you need, this handy formula will give you a good idea.Sure, you could walk into a store and just grab a bunch of bags of fun-size candies, but without a little forethought…
Acquire
Genovation announces its next-generation all-electric Corvette
Would you pay $750,000 for an all-electric Corvette?Photo: GXEThe C6 was a great car on its own, but Genovation thinks it can be a lot better. They’ve taken the Corvette and converted it to an all-electric powertrain that puts down some truly incredible numbers. Their first generation, which is based…
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Ultrasone PRO550 Foldable Closed-Back Professional Headphones $94.99AR
Ultrasone PRO550 Foldable Closed-Back Professional Headphones $94.99AR
MakeUseOf
10 Books to Read Before Following Elon Musk to Mars
Elon Musk is an ambitious man. He has revolutionized automobiles, taken on the energy industry, and launched a private space program. It’s fair to say the man never thinks small. Musk recently outlined his most ambitious project yet: creating a city of millions on Mars. Using technology that hasn’t been…
MakeUseOf
4 Ways to Completely Delete Your HDD
Did you know that formatting a hard drive doesn’t actually delete the data stored on it? Recovering data after a hard drive has been formatted is actually quite simple. When formatting a drive, the tool you use simply deletes the old partition, then creates a new one. The operating system can no longer…
MakeUseOf
Become a Successful Front-End Developer with This 8-Course Bundle
Now that even washing machines have touchscreen controls, front-end developers are in serious demand. Anyone can learn to create stunning (and seamlessly functional) websites and apps with the Ultimate Front End Development Bundle from MakeUseOf Deals. Now just $39, this 8-course bundle is an ideal starting…
MakeUseOf
Microsoft .NET Framework: Why You Need It and How to Install It on Windows
If you download and install software often, you’ve probably run into errors involving the Microsoft .NET Framework. The two most common errors? Either you don’t have it installed on your system, or you have the wrong version of it. Why does this happen? And more importantly, what is this so-called .NET…
MakeUseOf
Perfect Your English Speaking Skills With These 5 Udemy Courses
Have you studied English for years, but still don’t speak or write it that well? Like any language, English can be tricky even for the well-versed. You can be struck down mid-sentence by a grammar gaffe or a pronunciation slip. The difference between “lit” and “lighted” might be clouding your judgement….
MakeUseOf
5 Unique Ways to Use Google Maps With Other Google Tools
Google Maps is easily one of Google’s greatest achievements. It allows millions of people, every day, to find their way, share directions, and so much more. The usefulness of Google Maps extends far beyond the features you find on the site. I admit that I’m a Google fanboy. The biggest reason for that…
MakeUseOf
How to Make Spooky Vintage Halloween Photos Using Adobe Photoshop
Old things are just spookier. It’s a fact. If you take a photo of a ghost with your iPhone, people are really just going to assume it’s something you whipped up in Photoshop. If, however, you produce an old, dusty photo that you “found” in your Gran’s basement, then maybe, just maybe, they might give…
MakeUseOf
How to Prepare to Live on Your Own for the First Time
Moving out on your own for the first time can be so overwhelming. There’s the big stuff, sure — packing up your things, finding a new job, unpacking your boxes, running to the store for all the things you never realized you didn’t own. Most people have the big stuff figured out. Alas, there’s also the…
MakeUseOf
Watch Your Favorite Shows with a 1-Year SelectTV Subscription for $19
You know what’s really painful? Getting that ridiculous cable bill every month and having to shell out the cash for a ton of channels that you have no interest in watching. That’s why so many people are cutting the cord and relying on the Internet for their entertainment. With services like Netflix and…
MakeUseOf
The Xbox One Is Slowly Catching Up With the PS4
The Xbox One has outsold the PlayStation 4 in the US for three months in a row. This may not seem like much to write home about, but it should give Microsoft a huge boost in morale as we head into the holidays. And, as a bonus, Xbox One owners get to claim a small victory over their PlayStation 4-owning…
RT – Daily news
WikiLeaks emails shows Citigroup’s major role in shaping Obama administration’s cabinet
Among the many revelations from the #PodestaEmails are passages showing that even before President Obama was elected, the staffing for leading cabinet positions had more or less been decided by a group led by an Citigroup exec. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
On the road with the Iraqi army preparing to try to recapture the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State.
For several months, Iraqi forces with coalition support have been preparing for a major attack on the key city of Mosul.
Dornob
Podo: The Tiny, Powerful, Stick-Anywhere Camera
Podo bills itself as “the world’s first stick and shoot camera,” and its inventors, encouraged…
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Xbox Elite controller opens up games to people with disabilities
AbleGamers program director Craig Kaufman knows he’s done his job when a kid comes running up to him on a busy convention show floor and screams, “I can stab people now!” “And I’m like, you shouldn’t yell that in public — but it’s exciting,” Kaufma…
BBC News – World
Drones – good or bad for Africa?
Drone use is on the rise in Africa but regulators are unsure if they are a good or bad thing for the continent.
BBC News – World
El Chapo: Mexico to extradite drug lord to US ‘by February’
Mexico expects to extradite drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the US by February, a top official says, despite efforts by his lawyers to delay transfer.
Digital Trends
Scan your garbage’s barcode, and this smart code will tell you to recycle or trash it
You might think that deciding what can and cannot be recycled is a pretty straightforward affair, but not all plastics are recycled equally. The plastic tray in a microwave dinner can be recycled, as can the cardboard box, but what about that plastic film over the top? Can the top of a plastic bottle…
The Awesomer
Incredible Conveyor System
LinkHypnotic footage of an Intralox conveyor system, which uses a series of active roller belts to move individual products into perfect formation for loading onto pallets. The objects seem to move into position as if by magic. This demo is equally enthralling. More Awesome Stuff: Mecanum-wheeled…
Big Think
Dutch May Allow Assisted Suicide for Non-Terminally Ill Patients
Already a euthanasia pioneer, being the first to legalize it in 2002, the Netherlands may allow for the assisted suicide of older people who feel as if they’ve “completed life”.Read More
WIRED
Clean Up Summer With a Self-Driving Roomba for Your Pool
Like a whale, the Moobi sucks down water, filtering out waste as if it were tasty plankton. The post Clean Up Summer With a Self-Driving Roomba for Your Pool appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Security News This Week: Hackers Hit a Nuclear Plant
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Hackers Hit a Nuclear Plant appeared first on WIRED.
SlashGear
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S Gold Edition arrives in luxe form with more power
Samsung has launched the Galaxy TabPro S Gold Edition, a luxurious rendition of its TabPro tablet with a premium golden look. This tablet is part of Samsung’s two-in-one tablet lineup, sports Windows 10, and is targeted at users who need a slate that can get down to work. The product is offered as part…
Acquire
Martenero turns up the contrast with its Edgemere watch
A colorful timepiece inspired by marine chronometers.Photo: MarteneroIndependent NY watchmaker Martenero introduces their newest timepiece, the Edgemere. Taking its inspiration from nautical instruments, the design of the watch is clean and colorful with a raised hour ring that adds a bit of dimension…
Mashable
Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she was ‘inappropriately dismissive’ of Colin Kaepernick
Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — who called quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protests “dumb and disrespectful” earlier this week — is having second thoughts about her comments. Ginsburg said in a statement she should not have responded, and was “barely aware of the incident…
TechCrunch
The future of cleantech in Indonesia
 Indonesia presents unique challenges in the form of renewable energies, but currently lacks significant infrastructure capable of supporting such expansion, with its mobile-first economy only being able to provide so much support for structured growth. However, if capitalized correctly, Indonesia has…
Acquire
KEF integrates an entire hi-fi system into their new LS50 wireless speakers
An audiophile-grade system built into two wireless speakers.Photo: KEFIf you’re looking for big sound and accurate sound reproduction without taking up much room, you’re gonna want to look at KEF’s new LS50 wireless speakers. The system is able to produce impressive sound with their Uni-Q technology…
TechCrunch
WristWhirl lets you control your smartwatch with hand gestures (and look mad while you do it)
 It’s a funny thing: Smartwatches are supposed to be the more accessible alternative to your smartphone, but you can operate a phone with one hand, while the watch takes two. Luckily, Dartmouth researchers are on the case, and have engineered a way to use your wrist as a sort of joystick, allowing you…
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Apple believes in AR versus VR (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 59) – CNET
Apple’s ambitions for augmented reality are clear, and they have the team to make it happen. The Apple v. Samsung patent battle wages on, and you can finally get a jet black iPhone 7 Plus.
BBC News – World
Writer Pamuk chides Erdogan and West over failed Turkey coup
World-renowned Turkish author Orhan Pamuk criticises the response of both President Erdogan and the West to July’s failed coup.
VentureBeat
Bots will soon help project managers make more accurate plans
GUEST: Artificial intelligence (A.I.) has taken the media by storm, with new groundbreaking accomplishments by global companies. Google’s DeepMind recently beat a world champion of Go, which is said to be the most advanced board game on this planet. Moreover, DeepMind is now able to assist doctors during…
Lifehacker
Casper’s New Box Spring Is a Miracle of Simplicity
Not two weeks after I wrote about this Casper-recommended box spring, Casper unveiled its very own alternative, so naturally, I had to try it out.Read more…
Digital Trends
U.S. government keeps up Microsoft fight over info stored on foreign servers
Privacy remains one of the more bitterly debated aspects of technology — and not just in terms of criminals gaining access to personal or proprietary business information using nefarious means. Increasingly, the question of government access to the same information has become a controversial issue, and…
Digital Trends
Sharp’s Aquos Xx3 Mini may give the Xperia X Compact a run for its money
Not exactly the most prominent name in the smartphone world, Sharp has nonetheless produced some impressive-looking handsets with minuscule bezels. However, the company looks to stick more to the status quo in terms of looks with the Aquos Xx3 Mini. On the outside, the Aquos Xx3 Mini looks awfully similar…
Archinect – News
Prince’s ashes interred in a scale model of Paisley Park
When Paisley Park opened its doors as a museum last Thursday, many fans were surprised to discover that the late singer’s ashes were on display in an elaborate custom-designed urn co-designed by Prince’s sister Tyka Nelson and nephew President Nelson. Tyka and President teamed up with Foreverence…
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Roborace shows how hard it is to make a self-driving racing series
About a year ago, the creator of the YotaPhone made a curious announcement: he was starting a new racing series comprised only of self-driving cars. The series, called Roborace, would act as an opening act for Formula E — the all-electric racing series started in 2014. The fantastic looking Roborace…
RT – Daily news
Obama (falsely) appoints Putin as KGB chief in frantic attack on Trump
In a speech detailing why the US public should not be voting Trump, President Obama flubbed his facts about Vladimir Putin, who he decided was “the former head of the KGB”. To set the record straight, Putin was never the boss of the Soviet spies. Read Full Article at RT.com
National Geographic News
Why Sharks Are Getting Stuck in Diver Cages
Next Big Future
Tesla Could Double the Size of Fremont Factory and Tesla will need around $12 billion in funds through 2018
According to city planning documents reported on by the San Francisco Chronicle, Tesla could double the factory space by adding on another 4.6 million square feet to the current 4.5 million square feet. The company is looking to add new buildings in spaces like the factory’s parking lot and in an open…
BBC News – World
The fight for Mosul
A planned military offensive to reclaim Mosul from so-called Islamic State could see up to a million Iraqis flee their homes. The UN and its partners are ramping up their preparations for the expected humanitarian crisis.
Next Big Future
Perhaps a trillion trillion stars
Astronomer Carl Sagan was famous for saying that there were billions and billions of stars and other objects in the universe.Recent studies have increased the estimates for stars in the Milky Way galaxy and total numbers of galaxies in the visible universe and another study suggests that up to half of…
Slashdot
Top Democrats Request FBI Investigation of Trump Campaign Ties To Russia Over Hacking
As the Trump campaign refuses to point blame at Russia for the DNC hacks, top democrats on four House committees are questioning possible connections between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia. They have formally asked the FBI to investigate the matter, citing new comments from a Trump confidant….
BBC News – World
Exam sharks
In our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu, a former high-school teacher, examines the measures the Kenyan government has put in place to tackle cheating in national exams.
Digital Trends
Storm chaser’s 4K time-lapse video captures majestic power of a monsoon
Mike Olbinski is a die-hard storm chaser. You may remember his name from when we reported on one of his previous time-lapse videos, in which he captured several tornadoes in 4K. Now, the Phoenix-based photographer is back with Monsoon III, an expertly crafted time-lapse video that captures the beauty…
Digital Trends
Throw crazy laser shapes into the air with this desktop vector image display
Like a lot of people, Jaime Ruiz-Avila grew up a big Star Wars fan. One of his favorite scenes was in the original movie, when Luke Skywalker’s adventure is kicked off after R2-D2 projects a ghostly holographic image of Princess Leia saying, “Help me Obi-Wan Kanobi, you’re my only hope.” The scene stuck…
RT – Daily news
‘Limited & proportionate’: Obama vows to continue ‘self-defense’ strikes in Yemen
Washington reserves the right to strike targets in Yemen whenever “necessary and appropriate,” President Obama told Congress after the US military carried out its first direct attack in the bloody conflict, using the pretext of self-defense. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Two more women claim Trump inappropriately touched them
Summer Zervos is the latest woman to allege Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was sexually inappropriate with her. Zervos appeared on the fifth season of The Apprentice and claims to have remained in contact with Trump after the show ended. Read Full Article at RT.com
Big Think
Why the Future of Virtual Reality Might Not Be “People First”
Mark Zuckerberg insists the future of virtual reality will put “people first.” The development trajectory of the technology tells another story. Read More
Man of Many
LIFT and Go is Beyond Carrying Your MacBook
LIFT and Go is a MacBook accessory or ‘Maccessory’ that aims to simplify transporting a MacBook from point A to point B, to point C, D, E and F, it depends on how many places you go. LIFT is not a stand or a bag, but a new way of interacting with your computer. LIFT is stylish and protective, designed…
ReadWrite
Yinchuan is the smart city choice for China
CNN just reported that Yinchuan is on a path to be the blueprint “smart city” for all the urban metropolises across China. The city has hosted TM Forum’s Smart City InFocus conference for two years. Located in the north of China, Yinchuan, the capital of Ningxia Hui province, has a population of 1.5…
ReadWrite
Montreal says bonjour to innovative startups
Four startups are set to join InnoCité MTL’s third cohort.  This Montreal-based accelerator deals with building smart city solutions. Since launching, InnoCité MTL has chosen startups based on their relevance to the issues addressed by the six main programs of the Montreal Smart and Digital City 2016-2017…
Slashdot
Hackers Hit 6,000 Sites On Active 18-Month Carding Spree
mask.of.sanity writes from a report via The Register: Hackers have installed skimming scripts on more than 6,000 online stores and are adding 85 each day in a wide-scale active operation that may have compromised hundreds of thousands of credit cards. The malware is infecting stores (full list) running…
Crowlspace
SpaceX ITS: Reaching the Moons of Jupiter
Flying to Titan will be easier than flying to the large Moons of Jupiter. As strange as that claim might sound, it’s based on the simple fact that an atmosphere as thick as Titan’s is a boon to space-travelers trying to shed excess speed. Plus Titan is held in its orbit by a lighter planet … Continue…
RT – Daily news
‘Treasure of humanity’: 14,000yo cave paintings found under Spanish town (VIDEO)
Ancient wall engravings of animals dating back 14,000 years have been discovered by archaeologists in a cave below a seaside Spanish town. Read Full Article at RT.com
Slashdot
Smartphones Are ‘Contaminating’ Family Life, Study Suggests
An anonymous reader quotes a report from CBS News: Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets can be distracting from child-rearing, upending family routines and fueling stress in the home, a small, new study finds. Incoming communication from work, friends and the world at large is “contaminating”…
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Tesla Model S is the best-selling US luxury sedan, by a wide margin
Third-quarter sales of the Tesla Motors Model S electric sedan surged 59 percent from last year to 9,156 units, the company confirmed to Autoblog today. The sales are about five percent more than our previous third-quarter estimate, since that was a…
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Ice Cream Sandwich Maker
Make your own ice cream sandwiches with the Sweet Spot Ice Cream Sandwich Maker. Buy here: https://www.vat19.com/item/ice-cream-sandwich-maker?adid=youtube Please subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/user/vat19com Hundreds more curiously awesome products:http://www.vat19.com/?adid=youtube *******************…
RT – Daily news
2 Wisconsin men charged with attempting to give ISIS material support
Two men were arrested in Texas while allegedly attempting to travel to Mexico, where they planned to continue overseas to join fighters for the Islamic State. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lifehacker
Casper’s New Box Spring Is a Miracle of Simplicity
Casper FoundationNot two weeks after I wrote about this Casper-recommended box spring, Casper unveiled its very own alternative, so naturally, I had to try it out.http://gear.lifehacker.com/which-box-spri…https://www.amazon.com/Casper-Sleep-C…First thing’s first: Why would you want a box spring with…
RT – Daily news
‘It will be a bloodbath’: 3 ‘militia’ men charged with WMD conspiracy, threatening Somali refugees
Three members of the Kansas Security Force and the Crusaders stand accused of planning to bomb some 120 Somali Muslim refugees living in an apartment complex adjacent to a mosque, according to the Department of Justice. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
UK drafts UNSC resolution calling for ‘immediate’ ceasefire in Yemen
London will present a draft UN Security Council resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen following last week’s deadly raid on a funeral. Despite this, the UK is not suspending arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which is involved in the conflict. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechCrunch
While the IPO market roars back, venture remains leery
 The IPO market is poised to make an almost complete 180° turnaround after a bleak Q1 and a very quiet summer. In contrast, venture capital investments, which had recalibrated alongside the IPO market in the second half of last year, have remained sedate, with a clear flight to quality; fewer rounds,…
Slashdot
Non-Cable Internet Providers Offer Faster Speeds To the Wealthy
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: When non-cable Internet providers — outlets like ATT or Verizon — choose which communities to offer the fastest connections, they don’t juice up their networks so everyone in their service area has the option of buying quicker speeds. Instead,…
RT – Daily news
Ohio State announces plans to stop doing business with Wells Fargo
Ohio Governor John Kasich became the first state-level Republican to take action against Wells Fargo after suspending the big bank from doing business with the state. This makes the Buckeye State the third to officially halt business with the bank. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
A sense of scale: the best microscopy of 2016
This spectacular bit of hardware is the foot of a diving beetle, specialized to propel it through the water. (credit: Igor Siwanowicz) Antonie van Leeuwenhoek was born while Galileo was still alive, and he ended up developing a similar skill in lens making to that of Galileo. Galileo turned his…
RT – Daily news
CIA working on ‘clandestine’ cyberattack against Russia – report
The CIA is reportedly planning a “clandestine” cyberattack on Russia, in retaliation for its alleged efforts to influence the US elections against Hillary Clinton. The “wide-ranging operation” is meant to “embarrass” Russia’s leadership, NBC News reported. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Russian ‘journeyman’ returns home after 3 years in Syrian rebel captivity
A Russian blogger and traveler, who was abducted in Syria three years ago, has finally been reunited with his family after being held in captivity in northern Syria and then, allegedly, in Turkey, by an armed rebel groups affiliated with Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mises Institute
The Week in Review: October 15, 2016
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssMedia and CultureStrategyMoney and BankingPolitical TheoryThe Week in Review: October 15, 2016 0 Views We are less than a month away from the election and it can’t be over soon enough. In the latest strange turn, several DC libertarians came out against…
Mises Institute
Interest Rates and the Marshmallow Test
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssMoney and BanksMoney and BankingInterest Rates and the Marshmallow Test 0 Views The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson…
Dezeen
No Ordinary Love project asks buyers to pay more if they want to know who made a piece
Martino Gamper has curated an exhibition of unattributed ceramic pieces that questions the importance of identity in the design industry. Read more
RT – Daily news
BRICS summit in India set to chart collective response to global threats
The eighth summit of BRICS nations has kicked off in Goa, south west India. Amid the turbulent geopolitical situation in the world, India, as the current BRICS chairman, is hosting under the slogan “Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions.” Read Full Article at RT.com
Gear Patrol
Watch Now: The Gear We’re Testing This Week
Behind the scenes to see the gear our writers, editors and photographers are testing this week. …Read More »
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Deals of the Week: October 10-14
A week’s worth of epic deals. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
This Week In Gear: October 10 – 14, 2016
A look back at an entire week’s worth of gear. …Read More »
RT – Daily news
‘Sweating’ lets robot do 11 minutes of push-ups without frying motors (VIDEO)
Japanese researchers have developed a robot that can do push-ups long after its motor should have fried. The key? Sweating. Read Full Article at RT.com
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Creative staff lead to satisfied customers says study
Organisations in the service sector that have more creative employees enjoy higher levels of customer satisfaction, according to new research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New evidence for California Condors’ genetic bottleneck
The existing genetic diversity of California Condors, all of which are descended from just 14 individuals, is strikingly low. But were condors more genetically diverse before their 20th century population crash, or were they already, as one paleontologist put it in the 1940s, a Pleistocene relict with…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
In drought, Los Angeles grapples with water-guzzling rich
Their California mansions, lush with green lawns and vegetation, guzzle as much water as 90 homes—but the astronomical bills are a drop in the bucket for them.
Slashdot
NASA Has No Plans To Buy More Soyuz Seats
schwit1 writes: Both Boeing and SpaceX better get their manned capsules working by 2019, because NASA at this point has no plans to buy more seats on Russian Soyuz capsules after the present contract runs out. Spaceflight Now reports: “Even as the commercial crew schedules move later into 2018, NASA…
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Kigali Amendment reached to cut use of planet-warming HFCs
Today, more than 170 nations have settled on a plan to cut the use of hydrofluorocarbons (or HFCs), a refrigerant that causes warming in the Earth’s atmosphere. Called the Kigali Amendment for the location of negotiations in Rwanda, it’s the result of seven years of work to expand the Montreal Protocol…
Physics News
Finding needles in chemical haystacks
A team of chemists including Daniel Weix from the University of Rochester has developed a process for identifying new catalysts that will help synthesize drugs more efficiently and more cheaply. …
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Almost 200 nations agree ‘monumental’ deal to cut greenhouse gases
In a major international step towards battling climate change, 197 nations hammered out a legally binding deal to cut back on the greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners.
RT – Daily news
Can we trust the Saudis to stick to the OPEC Deal?
As Saudi Arabia leads the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in developing a six-month freeze deal, investors and industry officials should consider one key factor before rocking the markets: can we really trust the KSA to see the deal through? Read Full Article at RT.com
VentureBeat
These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week
This week, Tech.eu tracked 12 technology M&A transactions, one IPO and 86 funding deals (totaling €280 million, about $307 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel.Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week: 1) Cork, Ireland-based tech startup InfiniLED has been acquired…
RT – Daily news
Belgium’s Wallonia rejects EU-Canada free trade agreement
Lawmakers from Belgium’s French-speaking region of Wallonia voted against the EU-Canada trade deal (CETA) on Friday, threatening to derail the long delayed agreement. Read Full Article at RT.com
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
The Russian secret behind Ukraine’s self-declared ‘Donetsk Republic’
Two years after pro-Russian separatists declared the “Donetsk People’s Republic”, fighting between the Ukrainian army and separatist forces continues. But who is arming the separatists of this self-declared republic? And who is financing the reconstruction? Our reporters follow the trail of weapons and…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Ex-CIA director, now top Trump adviser, speaks to FRANCE 24
James Woolsey, who served as CIA director under Bill Clinton, is now a senior adviser to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. He spoke to FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman about how he thinks Trump should deal with Russia and Syria if elected.
RT – Daily news
Putin, Modi launch phase two of the Kudankulam NPP, sign military & economic deals
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin have launched the second phase of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant and signed a number of agreements regarding military and economic cooperation at BRICS summit in Goa. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
What film stars really think about Hollywood’s diversity issue
LONDON — The film industry’s diversity issue is not going away. Over the past year, Hollywood sexism and issues of race representation, both on and off screen, have been a huge topic of conversation among people in the movie business. Numerous diversity reports have been published, some fairly damning….
Popular Mechanics
TESTED: Varidesk Pro Plus 30
Varidesk Pro Plus 30: Everyone needs a desk with paddle shifters. In this case, those paddles activate the Varidesk patented, spring-assisted lift mechanism. The post TESTED: Varidesk Pro Plus 30 appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
TechCrunch
Firefox users chalk up HTTPS encryption milestone
 A majority of Mozilla users were served encrypted pageloads for the first time yesterday, meaning their web browsing data was secured from snoopers and hackers while in transit. Read More
Mashable
Facebook blacks out ads in Thailand out of respect for late king
In an unusual show of respect for Thailand’s fallen leader, Facebook has opted to block all ads in the country for an undetermined length of time. The social network said the move is in observance of a “cultural custom” as the nation mourns the late Thai King, Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died Thursday at…
Slashdot
Netflix Is 12x As Popular As Its Streaming Competitors Among Younger Viewers, Says Survey
Investment bank Piper Jaffray released a survey Friday that reveals just how much U.S. teens love Netflix. Out of the 10,000 U.S. teens surveyed, 37% of them watched Netflix every single day, while only 3% of them watched Amazon Prime Video and Hulu each day, respectively. That means Netflix is over…
Reason.com Full Feed
Free Brazil!
“Less Marx, More Mises” read signs held by some of the protesters who filled the streets of Brazil’s cities on March 15, 2015. With a headcount estimated at more than a million, the demonstrators were calling for an end to Dilma Rousseff’s disastrous populist presidency. An organization of libertarian…
Macworld
The Week in Apple News: Apple Watch Nike+ ship date, Tim Cook talks virtual reality, new Apple facilities in China and Japan, and more
Apple headlines for the week ending Oct. 14, 2016Waiting for the new Apple Watch Nike+? You won’t have to wait much longer. However, while you’re waiting, check out this slideshow of the top Apple-related headlines from the past week. Click on the link to get more information.To read this article in…
Fast Company
From Shorter Emails To Using Stress Wisely: This Week’s Top Leadership Stories
This week’s top stories may help you cut back on aimless emailing, build a stronger case for that raise, and make better use of your stress. This week’s top stories may help you cut back on aimless emailing, build a stronger case for that raise, and make better use of your stress.This…
Fast Company
The Right (And Wrong) Way To Harness Your Company’s Underdog Status
Fighting against long odds can be a powerful motivator and a smart marketing move, if you do it properly. Fighting against long odds can be a powerful motivator and a smart marketing move, if you do it properly.Everyone loves an underdog—the person or group that’s expected to lose…
RT – Daily news
‘Occupation must end’: Israeli rights group calls on UN Security Council to take action
A prominent Israeli human rights group has called on the UN Security Council to help end the country’s occupation of Palestinian territory. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Coalition strike on Yemen funeral based on bad info – Saudi-led investigators’ statement
A Saudi-led coalition attacked a funeral in Yemen after receiving incorrect information that armed Houthi leaders allegedly were in the area, an investigative body set up by the coalition has concluded. Read Full Article at RT.com
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
UN backs Calais ‘Jungle’ camp closure but raises child trafficking concerns
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Friday it welcomed plans to demolish a migrant camp in Calais in northern France, but expressed fears that children were at risk of trafficking if they were not supported during the transition.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Hollande leads tributes to Nice attack victims, three months after attack
French President François Hollande led tributes on Saturday to those killed in a Bastille Day attack in the southern resort city of Nice. A white rose was placed for each of the 86 victims at the central memorial.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Syria talks resume in Lausanne with little hope of breakthrough
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov returned to Syria talks on Saturday, three weeks after the failure of their painstakingly drafted ceasefire that many saw as the last hope for peace this year.
Techbargains.com
Microsoft Xbox 360 500GB Media Hard Drive (For Xbox 360 E & S Consoles) $29.99
Microsoft Xbox 360 500GB Media Hard Drive (For Xbox 360 E & S Consoles) $29.99
RT – Daily news
Kremlin: Russia faces unprecedented cyber-threats from the US
US aggressiveness is growing, and threats to carry out cyberattacks against Russia are unprecedented, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said, adding that Russia will take “precautionary measures.” Read Full Article at RT.com
How-To Geek
Press Play and Go: Spotify’s Daily Mixes Are the Best Auto-Playlists Yet
I need to listen to music while I work. It’s either that, or listen to the sound of my own breathing, which is enough to drive me into a state of existential despair. But the hardest part of listening to music every day is deciding what to put on. I just want to press play and go so I have something…
WIRED
Buying Guide: 16 Essentials to Smarten Up Your Home Office
We have all the picks to make you more productive, from a desk and chair to snacks and software. The post Buying Guide: 16 Essentials to Smarten Up Your Home Office appeared first on WIRED.
Digital Trends
We’re going to the red planet! All 19 past, present, and future missions to Mars
SpaceX founder Elon Musk says travel to Mars is within reach, and even plans to have one million people living on Mars within the next century. SpaceX isn’t the only space corporation working toward reaching Mars, however. In fact, there are quite a number of missions — both manned and unmanned — currently…
Scientific American Content: Global
Scientists Seek to Map All Human Cells in Vast Atlas
The massive effort will take more than a decade to complete — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Mashable
Stolen childhood: Why one Syrian refugee boy is at work instead of school
Editor’s note: Corinna Robbins is the multimedia projects manager at Mercy Corps. Hammoudi’s deep brown eyes were the first thing I noticed when I met him in his family’s tent in Lebanon. They stare out from a boyish face, freckled and apple-cheeked. At 14, Hammoudi is a quiet and serious kid, and…
Dezeen
Elevated terraces create outdoor space for land-locked house in Tokyo by Front Office
A roof terrace, balconies and an external staircase maximise outdoor space for this overlooked house in Tokyo designed by Japanese studio Front Office. Read more
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Tyson Foods invests in “bloody veggie burger” company, Beyond Meat
Could it be that (realistic) fake meat is about to go mainstream?
Computerworld
It’s a world wide web of lies (but facts strike back)
We all know about lemmings, right? These tiny Arctic rodents occasionally commit mass suicide by hurling themselves off cliffs en masse. Why, adorable fuzzy creatures? Why?The answer is: They don’t. Lemming suicide is a myth, a misconception, a lie.We hold this false belief because a 1958 Disney documentary…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO over east Jerusalem
Israel suspended cooperation with UNESCO on Friday after the UN cultural organisation adopted two resolutions on annexed east Jerusalem ahead of a final vote next week.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Syria is top priority, new UN Secretary-General Guterres tells FRANCE 24
Newly appointed UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told FRANCE 24 on Saturday that resolving Syria’s five-and-a-half-year civil war would be his top priority.
VentureBeat
British banks fail to report hacks in order to protect their image
(Reuters) – Britain’s banks are not reporting the full extent of cyber attacks to regulators for fear of punishment or bad publicity, bank executives and providers of security systems say. Reported attacks on financial institutions in Britain have risen from just 5 in 2014 to 75 so far this year, data…
Mashable
The New York Times stands to benefit big time from a Trump lawsuit
Donald Trump might sue the New York Times. The Times might just want that to happen. If Trump sues the Times over its reporting, the Republican nominee for president risks opening up his personal life to lawyers, providing access that would otherwise be private. He’d also almost certainly be the subject…
WIRED
One Great Way to Reduce Gun Violence? A Whole Lot of Data
We must refuse to accept our urban gun violence crisis as unsolvable. The data show us that it isn’t. The post One Great Way to Reduce Gun Violence? A Whole Lot of Data appeared first on WIRED.
Techbargains.com
Amazon Fisher Price Sale – $10 off Orders $30 or More
Amazon Fisher Price Sale – $10 off Orders $30 or More
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Trump denounces ‘lies’ as more women come forward
Donald Trump on Friday sarcastically dismissed women accusing him of sexual misconduct — even as two more came forward with lurid accounts — and denounced what he called an international political and media plot against him.
ArchDaily
16 Details of Impressive Brickwork
The wide range in which pieces of masonry can be arranged allows for multiple spatial configurations. Born in a furnace, the brick adorns and reinforces, protects and—to various degrees—brings natural light into spaces that need slight, natural illumination. Throughout history, traditional…
Deals
Book Holiday Flights Now to Avoid Rising Fares
Year to year, the cheapest time to book holiday flights changes a little bit, but it is always in the fall. According to Hopper, now is the best time to buy your plane tickets to save for both Thanksgiving and Christmas travel.Read more…
Reason.com Full Feed
Why the World Health Organization is Wrong on Soda Taxes
Earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report, “Fiscal Policies for Diet and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases,” that suggests countries around the world should enact exorbitant taxes on soda—as high as 50 percent—”and other foods and beverages high in sugar, salt and…
Mashable
8 easy ways to guard your privacy on your iPhone
Phone security isn’t the most rock-and-roll topic to ponder, but with nefarious types getting more and more devious, it’s something worth putting a bit of thought into. We’ve got a checklist of eight easy ways you can increase your iPhone’s security. While deploying every single option might be overkill,…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
How a trip to Google’s Digital Garage could drive your money-making idea
This article is part of our TechRadar North column, a series focusing on the development of the North of England’s digital sector.Whether you’re running an ice-cream van business or a promising web-development startup, growing your online presence is vital in allowing potential customers to find out…
CNET News.com
Do Hisense TVs make high-end sense? – CNET
Chinese TV maker Hisense is entering the US market in force with a bunch of new televisions. They boast larger screen sizes, better technologies and higher prices than previous efforts. Can they compete?
Gadget Review
Sennheiser GSP 350: A Welcome PC Gaming Headset with Streamlined Features
Sennheiser GSP 350: A Welcome PC Gaming Headset with Streamlined Features Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site We’ve previously been fans of Sennheiser’s wireless gaming headsets, but the announcement of the new GSP 350 has us excited, even if it is a wired version. Sennheiser still knows sound,…
RT – Daily news
Voyager 2 points out unknown dark moons lurking behind Uranus
Astronomers have discovered two moons located behind Uranus after re-examining old data collected by NASA’s space probe Voyager 2. Read Full Article at RT.com
Slashdot
Google Reveals It Received Secret FBI Subpoena
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Intercept: Google revealed Wednesday it had been released from an FBI gag order that came with a secret demand for its customers’ personal information. The FBI secret subpoena, known as a national security letter, does not require a court approval. Investigators…
Cool Hunting
Link About It: This Week’s Picks: The world’s oldest observatory, Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize, a Cup Noodle museum and more in our look around the web
1. Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize in Literature Bob Dylan “has the status of an icon,” noted the Swedish Academy upon honoring the singer/songwriter with the announcement that he will be this year’s Nobel Prize recipient in literature. This statement…… Continue…
The Gadget Flow
Sneaker Pack by Hard Graft
Here’s the thing with smelly shoes and the rest of your gear: you gotta keep it separated and the Sneaker Pack by Hard Graft does just the trick. Made with a luxurious selection of materials, this compact bag ensures your sneakers are protected from the rest of your gear and vice versa. The Sneaker Pack;…
The Gadget Flow
The Casper Dual Layer Pillow
This dual-layer pillow is engineered to stay supportive, cool, and comfortable throughout the night — regardless of your sleeping movements. Sleep on it, lounge on it, dream on it – the possibilities are endless. To get the right balance of squish and support, the team at Casper invented a unique pillow-in-pillow…
The Gadget Flow
Blankie Tails Shark Blanket
Rejoice nap lovers! You can now live out your wildest dreams of being eaten by the Blankie Tails Shark Blanket while you slumber! Designed for adults, this super soft blanket is made with double-sided minky fabric and looks just like a shark. The large, gaping opening of the shark’s mouth is where you…
The Gadget Flow
Spiderweb Fireplace Cover
Getting that haunted look for your home is not an easy task. But you can always give it a start with these Spiderweb Fireplace Covers. They look exactly like the spider webs you see around that will be covering up your fireplace to give it that haunted castle-like appearance before Halloween. Simply…
The Gadget Flow
LED Portable Levitating Bluetooth Speaker
Now listen to your favorite music in style with this LED Portable Levitating Bluetooth Speaker. It consists of a Magical Floating Speaker Orb spinning above the magnetic base constantly! The special sound guide cone has been designed to increase 3D surround effect, which can rotate 360 degrees. The soft…
The Gadget Flow
Darth Vader ToothSaber Toothpick Dispenser
Use the power of the Force to get to your food more elegantly with the Darth Vader ToothSaber. Combining your love for Star Wars and you desire to grab more food, Darth Vader himself sets aside his big personality to personally deliver you a toothpick. At the touch of a button, Darth Vader will swing…
Scientific American Content: Global
More Book Recommendations for October
Books and recommendations from Scientific American — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Fast Company
Hands On With Amazon’s Spotify Competitor: A Bare-Bones Service, But Still A Threat
It may lack sophistication, but the new Amazon Unlimited Music has convenience and price going for it. And that should win it some fans. It may lack sophistication, but the new Amazon Unlimited Music has convenience and price going for it. And that should win it some fans.Amazon’s…
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Google is making it easy to unlock and root the Pixel and Pixel XL
Google has revealed that its Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones will come with unlockable bootloaders, making it much easier to root the devices – as long as you buy them direct from the Google Store.Rooting a phone lets you take more control over the software running on it, from loading apps that dig deeper…
BBC News – World
Many die in India stampede on way to Hindu religious event
At least 24 people die in a stampede as tens of thousands of people attend a religious event in Varanasi, northern India.
Scientific American Content: Global
Rehab Exoskeletons: A Comic Book Idea Come to Life
A mechanical exoskeleton like the Ekso GT gives patients with a spinal cord injury just enough support to help them walk. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Digital Trends
How to convert a Kindle ebook to PDF
I secretly cringe every time hear how successful ebook readers are becoming. I myself, am a man of my own stubbornness, of tradition — and most importantly — of paper. However, I cannot deny that the Kindle is one of the most convenient and efficient tools ushering in this new age of ebooks and digital…
ArchDaily
Ramboland Is Increasing Self-Sufficiency for People with Disabilities through Architecture Designed To Heal
Team Rambo, also known as Ramboland, is a project born from the need of Ron Rambo, born with Cerebral Palsy, for a home that can support his disability and increase his quality of life. However, Ramboland doesn’t just stop there. LEED Fellow Max Zahniser, has used his experience…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Turning plants into better fat factories
(credit: Ron Amadeo) People on low-fat diets generally think they can eat unlimited vegetables because plants are relatively low in fats. Yet plants actually produce lipids in abundance. In addition to providing us with calories, these lipids are the basis for soaps, lotions, lubricants, biodiesel…
Scientific American Content: Global
Polar Bears Can’t Just Switch to Terrestrial Food
With a shorter season of sea ice, polar bears have less access to marine mammals. But switching to a terrestrial diet deprives them of the fatty seal meals they need to thrive.   — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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ICYMI: The alcohol creating energy and removing pollution
Today on In Case You Missed It: The University of Colorado, Boulder is diving into a beer project with a surprising twist: Researchers have managed to use beer brewing runoff to grow a species of fungus that not only cleans the water but can also…
RT – Daily news
S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems delivery to India can begin in 2020
Delivery of Russia’s most advanced anti-aircraft defense system, the S-400 Triumph, to India could begin in 2020 according to an agreement signed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the BRICS summit in India. Read Full Article at RT.com
Reason.com Full Feed
Don’t Blame AirBnb For New York City’s High Rents
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio touts his commitment to improving New Yorkers’ access to affordable housing. His new plan, dubbed the most aggressive in the nation, requires developers building in certain areas to set aside a portion of units that will be available below market price for lower-income…
The Awesomer
Adam Savage Incognito: Totoro
LinkAs we already know, Adam Savage loves to dress up in complicated costumes and walk around conventions to see if he can avoid being identified. For NYCC 2016, he dressed as the delightfully rotund Totoro. We love how he squeezed through that doorway at 4:45. More Awesome Stuff: Adam Savage Incognito…
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
How to Become A Morning Person
It’s a pivotal moment, and it happens every day. Your alarm, whether radio, iPhone, or analog, plays the tone that will begin your day. You have a choice to make: will you snooze it, or use it?When you’re waking up early, it is unbelievably easy to talk yourself into hitting that button. After all, won’t…
Scientific American Content: Global
Humans Are Still Evolving
For 30,000 years our species has been changing remarkably quickly. And we’re not done yet — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
RT – Daily news
Ethereal images capture meteor speeding over molten lava (PHOTOS)
An incredible once-in-a-lifetime shot by a photographer in Hawaii saw him brave a volcanic eruption to find the perfect setting for his dramatic night sky image. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Verge – All Posts
Why there aren’t enough cholera vaccines to help Haiti
Haiti is in the middle of a cholera crisis, and after Hurricane Matthew hit the Caribbean island last week, things are likely to get worse. To try to stem some of the spread of disease, the World Health Organization is sending 1 million doses of a cholera vaccine. Though 1 million doses might sound impressive,…
Lifehacker
‘A Sharper Scaling’ Upscales Images Better Than Photoshop
Windows: A Sharper Scaling is a single-purpose app that increases the size of an image while preserving an impressive amount of detail. Compared to conventional image upscaling methods, A Sharper Scaling almost pulls off a magic trick.Of course, it’s impossible to zoom into an image infinitely like they…
Gizmodo
Kylo Ren Rips on Death Star in New Rogue One Trailer Reaction
Kylo Ren really isn’t happy with his grandfather’s support staff.Read more…
VentureBeat
After Facebook’s mistake, let’s hit reset on video ads
GUEST: Following Facebook’s recent admission of inflated video ad performance figures, we’ve seen a lot of debate on how measurements should be done. The video ad industry is often dinged for offering misleading statistics or unclear measurements, so it’s not surprising to see that a major player like…
Techbargains.com
Hodgson Sport Polarized Unbreakable Frame Sunglasses $12.95
Hodgson Sport Polarized Unbreakable Frame Sunglasses $12.95
Digital Trends
Germany tells Telsa drivers to pay attention and follow instructions with Autopilot
Just last week the German Transport Ministry called Tesla’s Autopilot feature a “significant traffic hazard,” and now we know what the government agency intended to do about it. It wrote a letter. Tesla owners in Germany received a notice from the Federal Motor Authority telling them to stay in control…
Slashdot
California City Converts Its Street Lights Into A High-Speed IoT Backbone
Harvard Law professor Susan Crawford describes how the city of Santa Monica installed its own high-speed IoT backbone on its street lights and traffic signals — and why it’s important. Neutral “micro” cell sites can make very high-capacity wireless transmissions available, competitively, to everyone…
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Ocean Babies Are Hard to Track, So Scientists Are Bringing in the Bots
Steven Morgan with ZOEA. Image: Gloria Dickie On a blustery day at the head of north-central California’s Bodega Bay, a team of researchers carefully lower a small school of repurposed, yellow fire extinguishers equipped with satellite transmitters into the choppy waves splashing against their vessel….
TechCrunch
Watch all six episodes of our series Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain
 Our latest video series explores the world of bitcoin and the blockchain, and you can now watch all six episodes on YouTube and TechCrunch.com. The series features Nathaniel Popper, a New York Times reporter and the author of the book on which the series is based, along with several bitcoin developers,…
RT – Daily news
Russia, US meeting regional powers for Syria talks in Lausanne
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, his US counterpart, and other representatives have gathered for talks in Lausanne, Switzerland, this weekend to mull the revival of the Syrian peace process. Read Full Article at RT.com
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Dozens killed in new wave of attacks targeting Iraqi Shiites
A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 34 people in Baghdad on Saturday, the deadliest attack in the Iraqi capital in more than three months.
SlashGear
Netflix said to offer offline viewing before the year’s end
As the competition between streaming video services continues to heat up, one of the distinguishing features is quickly turning out to be offline viewing, or the ability for users to temporarily download media for watching in situations where an internet connection isn’t available, such as along airplane…
Scientific American Content: Global
Fish out of Water Are Actually Pretty Common [Video]
Terrestrial behavior has evolved in at least 33 families of living fish — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
RT – Daily news
Google team develop AI bot that can learn on its own (VIDEO)
Scientists from DeepMind, Google’s artificial intelligence division, have created a computer program that uses basic reasoning to learn complex systems such as the London Underground and family trees. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Six energy-harvesting gadgets powered by people
By Cat DiStasio People power is perhaps one of the world’s greatest untapped sources of renewable energy. Smart devices that harness kinetic energy from everyday human activities help the environment in more ways than one. By turning motion into useable electricity, human-powered gadgets help reduce…
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Six energy-harvesting gadgets powered by people
By Cat DiStasio People power is perhaps one of the world’s greatest untapped sources of renewable energy. Smart devices that harness kinetic energy from everyday human activities help the environment in more ways than one. By turning motion into use…
EDC is Everyday Carry
What’s the Best Material for an EDC Wallet?
submitted by Bernard Capulong If you’re just getting into everyday carry, one of the best places to start is with something you probably already own: your wallet. Chances are you’ve got something bigger and bulkier than it needs to be. I recommend upgrading to a proper EDC wallet—one that’s as slim,…
Digital Trends
Proposed legislation for $250 monthly tax-free benefit for electric car commuters
Companies will be able to give workers who commute in electric vehicles a monthly $250 tax-free benefit if proposed new law is approved, according to Electrek. Ohio Democrat U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown introduced the Electric Vehicle Credit Act. The bill would create a pre-tax transportation benefit…
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Ron Suskind: “Life, Animated” | Talks at Google
Now a major motion picture, “Life, Animated” is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man with autism who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films. This talk will touch…
Lifehacker
Top 10 Gmail Tips for Power Users
Everyone has a Gmail account. We’re all used to archiving, labeling, and marking bad senders as spam, but you probably still spend a lot of time in your inbox, especially if your work uses Gmail. Here are ten tips that’ll save you time and make getting to Inbox Zero a little easier.10. Use Multiple Inboxes…
The Manual
Our Favorite Vices From A New Book on Bad Behavior
Author Robert Evans puts his body–and mind–on the line and goes deep into the history of our bad behavior. The post Our Favorite Vices From A New Book on Bad Behavior appeared first on The Manual.
Fast Company
How To Tell Your Boss You’re Completely Overwhelmed
Don’t try to make a difficult conversation less difficult—but don’t avoid having it, either. Don’t try to make a difficult conversation less difficult—but don’t avoid having it, either.One day you’re crushing it. Delivering projects, sharing big ideas in meetings, making things…
io9
Saturday’s Best Deals: Dash Cam, Pressure Cookers, $22 Bidet, and More
Compact dash cams, Instant Pot pressure cookers, and a $22 bidet lead off Saturday’s best deals. Read more…
Ars Technica
Vision Next 100: Meet BMW’s vision of the future in the coming years
SANTA MONICA, Calif.—On Tuesday, BMW showed off its four new concept cars under one roof together for the first time. These cars included not only the new BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100, but also a new futuristic Rolls-Royce, Mini Cooper, and BMW. Each shows us that marque’s view of its place…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Creepy fleshy art by Cao Hui makes it painfully clear what everyday are objects are made of
It’s the season of all things spooky, and real life consistently takes the creepy cake. Maybe this thought occurred to artist Cao Hui when he created a series of fleshy sculptures that look so real, they made my stomach turn. Comprised of resin and fiber, and true to life in size, each piece depicts…
Geek.com
CastAR Hopes to Bring Augmented Reality to the Masses
The most exciting thing about VR is that it’s the stepping stone to augmented reality — the real revolutionary tech. AR uses computer systems as well as some kind of lens or holographic […]
RT – Daily news
Wikileaks releases 8th batch of emails from Clinton chair Podesta
WikiLeaks has uploaded a new batch of 1,000 emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign chair, John Podesta. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Digital Trends
Real-world emissions tests will results in larger engines
Now that the emissions-test-cheating cat is out of the bag, car manufacturers selling to the European market are going to have to use larger engines, according to Reuters. The previous European emissions testing standard measured carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions while running…
Mashable
Amazon’s $50 phone is as basic as it gets so long as you’re cool with ads
The Blu R1 HD starts at $50, works on T-Mobile or AT&T, and will arrive on your doorstep in two days. It is, for all intents and purposes, an Amazon phone.  Not the Amazon phone, the Fire, that failed so hard a few years ago. The R1 HD is a phone made by another company, with a few customizations…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Nigerian officials deny paying ransom to free 21 Chibok girls from Boko Haram
Nigerian officials have denied reports that the release of 21 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 was secured by ransom payments or a prisoner swap, prompting questions over the ongoing negotiations for hundreds of girls who remain captives.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
France’s first safe drug injection site opens in Paris
France’s first supervised injection site (SIS) for drug users will open in northern Paris on Monday after years of advocacy on the part of health experts and despite objections from local residents.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
US aid worker kidnapped, guards killed in Niger
Gunmen stormed the house of a longtime American aid worker in Niger, killing two people before fleeing with the man towards the border with Mali, authorities said Saturday.
Mashable
Enjoy this delightful compilation of household items that sound like Chewbacca
Remember Chewbacca drawer?  Well, there are a lot more household items that sound like Chewbacca out there. They’ve steadily appeared on the internet through the ages and they’re ready to confuse you. Behold a compilation of items that remind us so much of our beloved Wookiee friend that we’re…
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Bionic Bolt: the future of performance enhancing sports robotics
Last weekend, the world’s cyborgs gathered in a sports hall in Zurich, Switzerland, to put their speed, strength, skill and endurance to the test. Competing across six different disciplines, more than 400 cybernetically-augmented athletes battled it out for sporting glory in the ‘Cybathlon’. Some had…
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For the First Time, Researchers Bridge Quantum Computers on a Single Chip
Despite the rapid emergence of mobile devices and cloud computing, it’s still intuitive to think of computers as relatively self-contained systems. And, as self-contained systems, they can be relied on to have many if not most of the same capabilities offline as they do online. They work just fine in…
Mashable
Will.I.Am transforms into Trump in music video supporting Clinton
With the media circus swirling around the Donald Trump campaign, you’d think there would be more pop stars coming out to comment on the presidential race, but musicians have largely stayed out of the fray.  One exception, though, is singer/rapper Will.I.Am, who just dropped a song specifically addressing…
RT – Daily news
Aleppo trap: Rebel-held East on lockdown, civilians blocked off from govt-controlled areas
Militants controlling eastern Aleppo have now completely barred residents from leaving the area and crossing to government-controlled districts under threat of shelling, using them as a human shield against the army. An RT crew witnessed the hostage crisis. Read Full Article at RT.com
Digital Trends
Battle of the entry-level 4K Streamers: Chromecast Ultra vs. Mi Box vs. Roku Premiere
Slowly but surely, 4K Ultra HD resolution is shifting from the bleeding edge of TV technology to the mainstream. Store shelves are pulling their HD TVs in favor of new HDR-loaded 4K wonders, while 4K TV shows and movies are mounting a takeover on streaming services like Amazon and Netflix. Not surprisingly,…
RT – Daily news
Russian border patrol opens fire as North Korean fishing vessel crew resists search – FSB
Russian border patrol was forced to open fire during inspection of a fishing vessel with North Korean crew onboard. The crew resisted search, behaved aggressively, and tried to flee with the members of the Russian security forces on board, according to the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). Read…
SlashGear
Using a Kindle for textbooks
The fall semester is well underway at this point, and if you’ve been lugging around heavy textbooks for the last two months, you’re probably ready for an alternative. Most people look toward the Kindle as that alternative; it makes sense, as the Kindle is billed as a slim, long-lasting and lightweight…
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: Rebels advance on IS stronghold of Dabiq
Turkish-backed rebels in Syria are advancing on the symbolically important IS stronghold of Dabiq, as US and Russian envoys renew efforts to achieve a truce.
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