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Mashable
Mars, here we come: Breaking down the most advanced spacecraft in human history
If the idea of deep space travel conjures up mental images of a winged shuttle — or simply a dusted-off Apollo capsule — your imagination could use a little recalibration.     Not since the Moon landing have humans ventured beyond “Low Earth Orbit.” That means, to travel beyond the Moon, considered…
Mashable
3 simple ways to talk to your kids about living on Mars
Your list of parental responsibilities is about to take a weird turn.     Gone are the simpler days when you could send a kid out into the great wide world after a few basic lessons on right and wrong and birds and bees. The next generation will need some other, more advanced teachings.     The first…
Mashable
Instagram is doubling down on Stories
Instagram is now doing even more to push its users to its new Stories feature.  The app is now surfacing Stories in its Explore section in an effort to encourage greater discovery.  Now, when you head to Instagram’s Explore section, Stories will appear at the top of the page, much like they do in your…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Artist embroiders colorful cross-stitched street art in Spain
This form of embroidery makes a big splash as a new kind of street art decorating walls and other public spaces.
RT – Daily news
Russia’s Patriarch Kirill meets Queen Elizabeth II, discusses Christians in Europe
Queen Elizabeth II has held a historic meeting with Kirill, the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, who is on an official visit to the UK to mark the 300th anniversary of the Russian Orthodox Church’s presence there. Read Full Article at RT.com
Next Big Future
Russia develops materials for hypersonic aircraft
Hypersonic (speeds over 5 times the speed of sound) material needs to withstand extreme temperature of up to 1,500 degrees Celsius for a long time. Russia already has developments in carbon-based composite materials. “We have achieved significant results in this area, and Russia takes one of the first…
GearHungry
Craftsman Flex Claw Hammer
Hammers are simple tools that do one or two things fairly reliably, notably bashing small metal pins into other things (and also pulling them back out). The Craftsman Flex Claw Hammer imaginatively expands on these functionalities by the inclusion of a rotating claw that can be turned and locked to one…
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Adaptability creates opportunities | Jasper Reid | TEDxFMS
How do you combat change or what is the way of dealing with changes and of how to better yourself at changes in life? The answer to this is ‘adaptability’. By building on your adaptive skills you can learn to welcome change. As Charles Robert Darwin said: It is not the strongest of the species that…
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Invest in refugees; invest in America’s future | Heval Mohamed Kelli | TEDxPeachtree
It took former Syrian refugee Heval Mohamed Kelli 10 years to travel the one mile from the restaurant where he washed dishes to becoming a cardiologist giving back to the community. This is his story of hope, and acts of kindness from expected places. Heval Mohamed Kelli ascribes his journey –from…
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Life gets better not by chance but by change | Marc Saxer | TEDxFMS
Change is not an outcome of research, it’s an outcome of struggle. So how can different stakeholders of a society actually contribute to change is what Marc Saxor talks about. He also talks about how individuals can make a change and focusses on how to drive change. Marc Saxer is an analyst, publicist…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Activists sue Norway over Arctic oil drilling
Environmental groups filed a lawsuit against energy-rich Norway on Tuesday to stop oil drilling in the Barents Sea.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
First dinosaur bones found in Denali National Park
Paleontologists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the National Park Service found the first dinosaur bones in Denali National Park during an expedition in July. They also discovered several new dinosaur trackways, which are fossilized impressions left by ancient animals walking through mud…
Mashable
Khloe Kardashian DGAF about Donald Trump calling her a ‘piglet’
Khloe Kardashian responded to reports that Donald Trump made some particularly atrocious comments about her appearance during her stint on Celebrity Apprentice by brushing it off. Trump’s just not worth her time.  “I’m very good on energy, and I just never really vibed with him from the start,” Kardashian…
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Javier Senosiain’s low-income “bio-architecture” housing proposal
Forming a closer, more harmonious bond between humanity and nature is the underlying goal of Javier Senosiain’s organic or so-called “bio-architecture.” His buildings often take the shape of organic forms–in one case, mythic serpent Quetzalcoatl–while simultaneously harvesting rainwater and providing…
How-To Geek
Geek Trivia: Which Of These Chemicals Is Considered The Most Bitter Compound In Existence?
Which Of These Chemicals Is Considered The Most Bitter Compound In Existence? Quinidine Isohumulone Denatonium AmarogentinThink you know the answer?
How-To Geek
How to Install and Set Up the Belkin WeMo Light Switch
Belkin has an entire line of smarthome devices that go by the WeMo name, including a smart light switch that you can control from your smartphone, allowing you to turn on and off lights (or anything else connected to that switch) right from your smartphone.Click Here to Continue Reading
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Walmart Halloween Sale – up to 64% off Costumes, Decor, and More
Walmart Halloween Sale – up to 64% off Costumes, Decor, and More
Computerworld
Hackers hide stolen payment card data inside website product images
Attacks that compromise online shops to skim payment card details are increasing and growing in sophistication. The latest technique involves hiding malicious code and stolen data inside legitimate files. A Dutch researcher reported last week that almost 6,000 online shops, most of them built with…
Macworld
The Week in iOS Accessories: How to capture better videos and pictures
Lots of lensesThis week’s roundup includes three different products meant to help you create professional-looking videos and pictures on your iPhone. Read on!OlloclipOlloclip offers its lenses for the latest-generation iPhone: The Core Lens Set for iPhone 7 ($100 MSRP) offers Fisheye, Super-Wide, and…
BBC News – World
Bruce Springsteen: ‘Trump is a conman’
Bruce Springsteen has told the BBC’s Will Gompertz that he thinks Donald Trump is a conman.
Big Think
What Do a Robot’s Dreams Look Like? Google Found Out
They may look odd, but it’s all part of Google’s plan to solve a huge issue in machine learning: recognizing objects in images.Read More
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
The wealthy commute later, get to take more direct routes
(credit: Ken Lund) Being poor comes with many inadvertent costs, while being rich comes with unexpected benefits. For example, poor people are more likely to be in ill health and have poor dental hygiene, which may cost more money in the long run. In contrast, wealthy people can afford to spend…
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HP ENVY All-in-One 27
The highlight of HP’s completely redesigned ENVY AIO desktop is the pedestal-mounted 27-inch QHD monitor that’s just 15mm thick. The display uses HP’s Low Blue Light technology that reduces eye-strain and won’t disrupt melatonin production as standard monitors do. The brain is an Intel Core i5 or…
Deals
Amazon’s Selling the Kickstarter Hit/Disaster Coolest Cooler For $175
In a move that will in no way anger the Coolest Cooler’s spurned Kickstarter backers, Amazon’s marked the cooler/blender/speaker system down to $175 today. That’s a whopping $325 less than its original price, and an all-time low.Read more…
Newswise: SciNews
Unraveling the Science Behind Biomass Breakdown
Using the Titan supercomputer, an ORNL research team created models up to 330,000 atoms and ran simulations on Titan earlier this year that led to the discovery of a THF-water cosolvent phase separation on the faces of crystalline cellulose fiber.
The Manual
Wake Up Happy with Advice by Michael Strahan
Take control of your life with help from Michael Strahan. The post Wake Up Happy with Advice by Michael Strahan appeared first on The Manual.
Mashable
Bacteria in our mouths may hold clues about why people get migraines
Caterina Cestarelli doesn’t always know what will trigger an excruciating migraine. Sometimes it’s skimping on sleep or missing a meal. Other times it’s smelling a powerful perfume. Whatever the trigger, it usually leads to the same place: Her tiny New York City bedroom, with lights off and blinds drawn,…
Physics News
Scientists model outer membrane of 12 bacterial species to speed new drugs for ‘bad bugs’
Information could be the key to winning the race against antibiotic resistance. If we lose, a UK-funded analysis predicts a frightening future where drug resistant bacterial infections kill …
Physics News
Research offers faster way to confirm safety of oil and gas pipelines
A simple vibration test can help oil and gas companies prevent pipeline spills in a way that is faster and cheaper than conventional methods, a UBC study shows.
9to5Mac
Opinion: After the iPhone 7 dropped the headphone jack, are we ready for the MacBook Pro’s ‘courage’ moment?
Last night we received a report from Macotakara that the new MacBook Pros were still coming this month, despite a lack of any announcements from Apple. The reporting didn’t specify anything about the internal hardware specs, but did resurface the idea that MagSafe, Thunderbolt 2, and USB-A ports would…
9to5Mac
Apple’s retail chief: 95 stores to get redesign by end of year, free Swift courses, Teacher Tuesdays, more [Video]
Apple’s Senior Vice President of Retail Angela Ahrendts sat down for a 25-minute plus interview at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit last night and during the appearance shared some interesting upcoming retail news for the company. more…Filed under: Apple
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers study vast carbon residue of ocean life
The oceans hold a vast reservoir—700 billion tons—of carbon, dissolved in seawater as organic matter, often surviving for thousands of years after being produced by ocean life. Yet, little is known about how it is produced, or how it’s being impacted by the many changes happening in the ocean.
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Imagining Peace | Pádraig Ó Tuama | TEDxStormont
Both war and peace require imagination. But peace requires more. It is firmly earthed in the here and now, but not stuck there. Pádraig Ó Tuama is a poet and a theologian. He is the leader of the Corrymeela Community, Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organisation. Pádraig brings interest in…
DudeIWantThat.com
Science Lab Oil & Vinegar Bottles
Most foodies are savvy enough to know how to achieve the perfect balance of oil and vinegar in their salad dressings, space-conscious enough to be perpetually on the lookout for ways to consolidate containers on their countertops, and geeky enough to get their rocks off on a nested oil & vinegar…
The Awesomer
MSI GT83VR Titan SLI Laptop
Price: $3999+  | Buy | LinkBuilt to run the latest VR games, the GT83VR Titan SLI is a monster of a gaming laptop, with an 18.4″ display, Intel’s quad-core i7-6920HQ or 6820HK CPU, 512GB to 1TB SSD, Nvidia GTX 1080 Dual SLI GPUs, and a mechanical Steelseries keyboard with RGB backlighting. More…
RT – Daily news
Christian refugees persecuted by Muslim asylum seekers in German shelters – survey
Christian asylum seekers as well as members of other religious minority groups living in refugee shelters across Germany face systematic persecution from both Muslim refugees and Muslim staff, a recently published survey shows. Read Full Article at RT.com
Science | Smithsonian
How Bats Ping On the Wing—And Look Cute Doing It
Researchers reveal how bats turn echolocation signals into a 3-D image of moving prey
GearMoose
New Balance x Ball and Buck 585
All the bells and whistles.
Digital Trends
It’s the law: All new homes in Austin, Texas, must have smart thermostats
Austin, Texas wants to get smart, with thermostats, that is. A new city regulation requires smart thermostats in all new houses and apartments built in Austin, according to KUT 90.5, Austin’s NPR Station. Apparently, the new rule didn’t cause much fuss. “There was little to no objection to that,” said…
Digital Trends
3D-printed earrings will catch your wireless AirPods if and when they fall out
Two thoughts went through our minds when Apple first showed off its wireless AirPods at September’s iPhone 7 event. The first was, “Wow, those look pretty darned awesome.” The second was, “How long until we lose them?” It seems the folks at micro 3D-printer company M3D had exactly the same one-two hit…
Digital Trends
Apple’s latest patent hints at a fingerprint sensor built right into the display
Apple could be looking for a way to integrate its fingerprint sensor into the smartphone’s display, lending credibility to the rumors that the next iPhone will feature a bezel-less display and get rid of the home button. A patent was filed by the company for a “capacitive fingerprint sensor including…
Digital Trends
The best dehumidifiers
For those of us living in humid or rainy areas, that extra moisture can spell trouble. From sweat and ruined food to asthma, dehumidifiers help solve your problems by drawing water out of the air. They’re primarily used for three things — comfort, health and safety, and specific work projects. Comfort…
Digital Trends
Microsoft is pulling its Windows Essentials 2012 suite off life support soon
As expected, Microsoft is ripping its Windows Essentials suite of programs off of life support. The company will cease supporting Windows Essentials 2012 as of January 10. Customers can still use the associated programs after support ends, but just like using an outdated operating system, they will be…
CONTEMPORIST
Bedroom Design Ideas – 8 Ways To Create The Ultimate Bed Surround With Storage
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Twitter’s troll problem likely killed Disney’s bid
The last few months have seen many reports about massive companies like Disney, Verizon, Google and Microsoft purchasing Twitter, which continues to struggle with questions about its value and utility. Disney ultimately pulled out, and a new report f…
BBC News – World
Somali militants attack key town of Afgoye near capital
There has been fierce fighting near the Somali capital Mogadishu after fighters from the militant group al-Shabab overran a key town.
Reason.com Full Feed
The Election Isn’t Rigged, But The Political System Is.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sounds like a spoiled, entitled, fading-fast brat when he moans about the election being rigged. Sure, it’s funny when he bitches about Crooked Hillary, Lying Ted, Little Marco, and all the rest, but he’s full of beans when he complains in a narrow sense…
RT – Daily news
Police capture man who held 15 hostage in Belgian supermarket
The armed attacker, who took people hostage in a supermarket in the Forest suburb of Brussels, has given himself up to the police, authorities have confirmed. Read Full Article at RT.com
New Scientist – Online news
One in 20 European patients catch an infection while in hospital
An analysis of data from hospitals from across Europe estimates that there are 2.5 million hospital-acquired infections a year, causing around 90,000 deaths
TechSpot
Microsoft: millennials, not senior citizens, are more susceptible to tech support scams
Senior citizens are often labeled as being the most vulnerable targets for fraudsters but new research from Microsoft challenges that preconceived notion.
Architizer
Young Architect Guide: 5 Ways to Communicate Your Killer Concept to Clients
A seemingly never-ending debate exists regarding the authority of architects to dictate design decisions to the wider public. Given that it is those people who will ultimately inhabit and live with the structures we create, what right do we have to tell them what’s good for them? Is our lengthy…
Big Think
The Secret to Why Twins Live Longer Than the Rest of Us
Fraternal twins tend to live longer than singletons. But identical twins generally outlive fraternal ones.  Read More
CONTEMPORIST
8 Benefits Of Installing A Green Roof On Your Home
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Deals
This $23 USB Battery Pack Includes an Optional Lightning Input
$23 is a good price for any 20,000mAh USB battery pack, but it’s especially tempting when you consider that this model from Aukey has a rare (and optional) Lightning input. That means iPhone owners can recharge it on the go without packing a grody microUSB cable.Read more…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Just what we needed Dept: A smart recycling bin
Because it is so hard to tell plastic from cardboard.
Curbed National
Gryphon can manage an entire household’s internet activities
Created by the inventor of the MiFi device For parents and caretakers worried about the unfiltered internet activities of their minors, Gryphon, currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, may be just the product to help ease their minds. Developed by MiFi inventor—and fellow worried parent—John Wu, Gryphon…
Lifehacker
Annotable Is a Powerful Image Annotation Tool for iPhone With Zooming, Text Marking, and More
iPhone: Image annotation is one of those surprisingly useful tools on your iPhone, and while there’s a built-in option with iOS, you can’t do much with it. Annotable offers a ton of features for easy image markup.Annotable has pretty much everything you’d want in an image annotation tool. You can easily…
GearHungry
Review: Dyson V6 Car + Boat Vacuum
Cars are meant to be used. That means you’ll find crumbs in every crevice, dirt on every fabric surface, and all sorts of other garbage just about everywhere else. Short of getting your car near an outlet (easy if you have a house, trickier in an apartment without parking) and bringing down a full-sized…
Gizmodo
Stretch Your Wi-Fi To The Limit With This $25 Range Extender
Wi-Fi range extenders can’t work miracles, but if there’s one spot in your house with spotty coverage, they can be a much cheaper solution than buying a new router. So at $25, why not give this one a try? That’s within $5 of an all-time low. Read more…
CONTEMPORIST
This minimalist home of double height ceilings and large windows is filled with natural light
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Space Technologies for Natural Disaster Management | Sinead O’Sullivan | TEDxStormont
Synopsis: There are hundreds of natural disasters that affect thousands of people globally every year. This talk discusses the problems with the current system of disaster management, and how advanced space technologies can transform the sector. Sinead is an aerospace engineer and an Entrepreneurship…
SlashGear
European bison origins mystery solved: a hybrid species identified
Researchers have solved the mystery surrounding the origins of European bison, finding that a now-extinct hybrid species was the source. This hybrid species formed when the ancestor of European wisent bison — called steppe bison — mated with the ancestors of what are now modern-day cattle: Aurochs. This…
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The US Hasn’t Seen Carbon Emissions This Low Since 1991
When it comes to news about climate change, this year has been one hell of an emotional rollercoaster. We’ve reckoned with blazing heatwaves, natural resource exhaustion, intractable wildfires, and freaky environmental phenomena that made people wonder whether we’d opened up a gateway to the underworld.But…
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What to Do When You’re Stuck on a Glacier
In the arctic, every decision you make has potentially life threatening consequences. Getting stuck out on the ice is about as dangerous as it gets.Motherboard went out into the great white wilderness of Longyearbyen in Svalbard, Norway, the northernmost city in the world, to learn what it takes to survive…
Discover Magazine
Stare Into the Fiery Abyss With Werner Herzog
Peering into the bowels of earth is not for the faint of heart. Werner Herzog has never been one to shy away from danger, however, and in his latest documentary, Into the Inferno, the prolific German filmmaker stands right on the precipice of a volcano to give us a glimpse into the boundary between…
RT – Daily news
‘Democracy Now!’ journalist pursued by N Dakota prosecutors despite dropping of charges
Though trespassing and riot charges against journalist Amy Goodman over her coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests have been dropped, a North Dakota prosecutor has hinted the state will continue to pursue her and wants her unedited footage. Read Full Article at RT.com
DigsDigs
Black Patch Match Tables That Seem To Be Stitched
A dining table can become a centerpiece in your space, it can make your meal really special. That’s why choosing a dining table should be careful and to impress your family and guests you can buy the one that we are sharing today. It’s made by designer Alon Dodo, who is known for his vast expertise in…
9to5Mac
Apple News Format gains HTML text formatting for expanded content support
Apple has sent out emails today to Apple News Publishers letting them know that they can now use HTML text formatting to more easily translate their web content into the Apple News Format. Instead of having to rely on Markdown formatting or other formatting types, the HTML support should make it easier…
Reason.com Full Feed
Time Magazine Promotes Superstitious Chemophobia
When environmental activists could no longer maintain with a straight face that exposure to trace amounts of synthetic chemicals is a significant cause for cancer in people, the endocrine disruption hypothesis was ginned up. The idea is that chemicals that mimic estrogen are causing epidemics of deformed…
WIRED
The Redesigned Vimeo Wants to Be LinkedIn For Indie Filmmakers
Every element of the new creator page was designed to highlight filmmakers’ work The post The Redesigned Vimeo Wants to Be LinkedIn For Indie Filmmakers appeared first on WIRED.
Techbargains.com
Alienware Alpha Intel Core i7-4785T Quad-Core NVIDIA GTX 860M+ PC Gaming Console / Steam Box $599.99
Alienware Alpha Intel Core i7-4785T Quad-Core NVIDIA GTX 860M+ PC Gaming Console / Steam Box $599.99
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Milwaukee M18 Cordless Compact Vacuum
The handheld 18V Compact Vacuum from Milwaukee uses the brand’s efficient, long-running 18V battery pack and features a powerful motor to suck up dirt, dust & all sorts of construction debris. It’s got a removable HEPA filter & comes with a 4’ flexible hose, multiple extension wands, &…
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Breitling Emergency Night Mission Watch
The 51mm Emergency Night Mission watch from Breitling is the world’s first wristwatch with a dual-frequency personal locator beacon. For use in search & rescue missions, it uses an internal radio transmitter & antenna to send out a homing signal. It features another first-ever function: a…
Lifehacker
What Are Your Biggest Gripes About iOS 10?
At a glance, iOS 10 didn’t seem to bring along that many changes, but anecdotally I haven’t heard people complain about how much they dislike an update this much since iOS 7. So, let’s hear it, what is it about iOS 10 that drives you mad?http://lifehacker.com/all-the-new-fe…The biggest complaint I’ve…
Mashable
On Twitter, women are more misogynistic than men
LONDON — When it comes to misogyny on Twitter, we’re all in this together. A new study has found that misognyistic tweets were written by women 52 percent of the time and men 48 percent.  SEE ALSO: Hillary Clinton’s new ad highlights Trump’s misogynistic moments The study — conducted by social intelligence…
Mashable
Women tell Trump his obscene comments are ‘not OK’ in powerful new video
Warning: This post contains a video that describes some occasions of sexual assault. Meryl Streep, Amy Schumer and Rose McGowan are among the famous faces that appear alongside women who have experienced sexual assault in a powerful new video condemning Donald Trump. The clip, entitled “It’s Not OK”…
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Flash Physics: Tiny spheres made from proteins, shape-shifting nuclei, long-lived silicon qubits
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
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Consciousness is tied to ‘entropy’, say researchers
Link discovered by studying electrical activity in people’s brains
TechCrunch
Walmart launches a free streaming service, Vudu Movies on Us
 Who’s copying Amazon? Everyone! But especially Walmart. Speaking of which, the retailer giant announced today the launch of its own video streaming service, called Vudu Movies on Us. The service at launch will include thousands of titles, which will be available in HD and can be streamed for free. To…
Ars Technica
Intriguing anomaly found inside the Great Pyramid at Giza
It could be the ultimate archaeological discovery: a previously unknown chamber lurking beneath the stones of the Great Pyramid at Giza in Egypt. Now, a team using a cutting edge imaging technique called muography has picked up signals indicating a hidden corridor behind the famous chevron…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Not just for gamers: Gear VR is educational, evocative
Virtual reality has primarily been a gamer’s domain, but proponents say it is poised for expansion into our work, social lives and education. Today, mobile VR offers the most accessible glimpse into that future. Learn a thing or two from these leading GearVR experiences, and while you’re at…
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Can Politics be Innovative? | Alastair Ross | TEDxStormont
Innovation isn’t something generally associated with public policy, but is that because legislators are too afraid of getting it wrong? And what can we do to change that? Alastair has been a Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly since May 2007, and is currently serving his third term at Stormont where…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Rio takes dive into South America’s biggest aquarium
The great skeleton of a humpback whale will greet visitors to the opening next month in Rio de Janeiro of South America’s biggest aquarium—with sharks waiting for them inside.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Cloudy nights, sunny days on distant hot Jupiters
The weather forecast for faraway, blistering planets called “hot Jupiters” might go something like this: Cloudy nights and sunny days, with a high of 2,400 degrees Fahrenheit (about 1,300 degrees Celsius, or 1,600 Kelvin).
Deals
Save 30% On Nearly Any JetBlue Flight Through Mid-December
If you have any travel planned in the next few months, or just feel like getting away for a few days, JetBlue is taking 30% off all base fares with promo code BIG30, today only.Read more…
Computerworld
How technology is improving the hiring process
In recent years, the concept of employer brand has taken hold as companies compete for talent. Just as a strong market identity gives a company the capability to charge premium prices — think Apple, American Express and BMW — a strong employer brand assists with recruiting in a competitive job market.To…
Digital Trends
Sidewalk Labs wants to bring ridesharing apps and free Wi-Fi to 16 new cities
Sidewalk Labs, the brainchild of Google co-founder Larry Page and subsidiary of the former’s parent company, Alphabet, has its heart and mind set on nothing short of technological utopia. It wants to reduce congestion on crowded thoroughfares, secure a constant supply of parking spaces, ensure power…
Digital Trends
Buy an Xbox One S bundle with a free game and $50 credit
The Xbox One S is Microsoft’s answer to the PlayStation 4 Slim. Outside of the holidays, deals on Microsoft’s console are rare, but stiff competition from Sony is making it slightly less expensive to be a gamer these days. Currently, the Microsoft Store offers two generous Xbox One S bundles with prices…
Geek.com
DARPA Project Gives A Robotic Arm Its Pilot’s License
Robotic arms can already perform surgery, give people tattoos and play one hell of a game of ping pong. Thanks to a DARPA project, now they can even fly airplanes. Virginia-based Aurora Flight Services […]
RT – Daily news
Santa Clara Jail inmates go on hunger strike to protest inhumane treatment
Inmates at jail facilities in Santa Clara County, California, have joined a nationwide prison strike that began on September 9, starting a two-week hunger strike of their own in protest of solitary confinement, prisoner exploitation and other policies. Read Full Article at RT.com
VentureBeat
iOS 10.1 may fix your iPhone 7’s Bluetooth issues
Despite Apple’s vision of a wireless future, the company’s new flagship phones have been riddled with Bluetooth connectivity issues. The issues are caused, at least in part, by a bug in Apple’s implementation of a Bluetooth 4.2 feature called Packet Length Extension, a source tells VentureBeat. The…
VentureBeat
Google Cloud Shell now includes a browser-based text editor
Google today announced that it has added a web-based text editor to its Google Cloud Shell tool for managing Google public cloud resources from the Google Cloud Platform’s online console. As a result, you can now easily make changes to files kept in the Cloud Shell. While the underlying virtual machine…
VentureBeat
Facebook’s Storyful-powered newswire service shutting down on October 18
Facebook’s FB Newswire service is shutting down on October 18 after more than 2.5 years as a resource for journalists to understand what’s being talked about on the social network. A specific explanation for its demise wasn’t immediately revealed, but it might have to do with the company’s partnership…
VentureBeat
3 ways chatbots deliver ROI for customer service
GUEST: Marketing pros always like to talk about the cool factor. In advertising it drives curiosity. In a new product it creates demand. But with the cool factor for customer engagement, the proof is in the plateau — the plateau of productivity that is, a.k.a. the user adoption promise land in Gartner’s…
VentureBeat
Intel reports better-than-expected earnings as data center chips grow 13% to $4.5 billion
Intel reported third-quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates, driven by revenues from data center chips and the Internet of Things. And it sounds a lot more bullish than it had about its core PC chip market. Intel had signaled that this quarter would be better on September 16, when it said sales…
Mashable
Caramel M&Ms are coming to make your dreams come true
Sweethearts on a movie date, parents potty-training their toddlers and candy lovers everywhere are rejoicing. Starting May 2017, M&Ms will begin selling caramel-filled M&M candies nationwide, the company revealed in a press release.  SEE ALSO: Top 20 worst Halloween candies we need to stop…
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DOJ Uses Vague Court Request to Try to Demand People Unlock Any Fingerprint-Locked Phones
Fun fact about fingerprint lock “Touch ID” system on iPhones or iPads: If its owner hasn’t unlocked his or her device in the past 48 hours, it reverts back to a passcode system. This means if a phone gets, for example, seized by authorities of some sort and locked away, there’s a window through which…
Lifehacker
OneNote For Android Adds Multi-Window Support, Audio Recording, and More
Android: OneNote is turning into a pretty killer note-taking app (especially after Evernote started limiting its free users). Today, its Android app is getting better with multi-window support, password protected sections, audio recording and more.Multi-window support is a big deal for anyone on Android…
FiveThirtyEight
Top Pollsters Expect Clinton To Win
Top public election pollsters are almost unanimous in their belief that Hillary Clinton will be the next president and are pretty sure that Republicans will retain control of the House. But they’re much less sure about who will control the next Senate. Many also anticipate a bigger gap than usual between…
FiveThirtyEight
The West Is Burning, And Climate Change Is Partly To Blame
So far this year, wildfires have scorched nearly 5 million acres in the U.S. That sounds like a lot, but compared to 2015, the season has been downright tame. Last year at this time, more than 9 million acres had already burned, and by the end of the year, that number would rise to more than 10 million…
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Home & Office : Fantastic Beasts Magical Congress of the USA Banner
Support MACUSA! Show your allegiance to the Magical Congress of the USA by displaying this banner on your home or office wall. Its 1920s vintage style reflects the time period of the movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. $19.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Home & Office : 2017 Star Wars: Rogue One Wall Calendar
Are you with me? Let me check my calendar. You’ve had it on your calendar for like, a whole month. Big red X – today is the day we steal the Death Star plans. Get your game face on. $14.99
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Intriguing anomaly found inside the Great Pyramid at Giza
It could be the ultimate archaeological discovery: a previously unknown chamber lurking beneath the stones of the Great Pyramid at Giza in Egypt. Now, a team using a cutting edge imaging technique called muography has picked up signals indicating a hidden corridor behind the famous chevron…
Gizmodo
The Doctor Strange End Credits Theme Is So Weird It May Actually Be Music From Another Plane of Existence
Seriously, I don’t think anyone was expecting something like this composition from Doctor Strange’s score—and honestly, if the rest of the tracks are like this, it might be the first time in a while a Marvel movie has a memorable original soundtrack.Read more…
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Let There Be Light With This OxyLED Stick-Anywhere LED Sale
Stick-anywhere LED lights are great for illuminating dark closets and cabinets, and two different models from OxyLED are on sale today when you buy two.Read more…
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These Goofy Wildlife Photos Capture Animals at Their Least Graceful and Majestic
The animal kingdom is full of characters, and nothing showcases that better than The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.The contest, which will announce winners at an award show on Nov. 9 in London, features entries of a stilt-walking mouse, a grinning frog and a fox who got a little in over his head….
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Toxic products cost the US $340 billion a year
Chemicals found in plastic bottles, flame retardants, food cans, detergents, cosmetics and pesticides cost the US twice as much as in the EU where the toxins are regulated.
Mashable
‘Eagle Flight’ is the best virtual reality game to date
Eagle Flight is the first virtual reality game to leave me breathless. Ubisoft’s debut VR game puts you behind the eyes of a soaring eagle in a tattered post-apocalyptic Paris. Nature has reclaimed the city, giving you the freedom to explore, defend your territory from other winged threats and fly through…
Mises Institute
Audio: Jeff Deist on Central Banks on the BBC
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical TheoryAudio: Jeff Deist on Central Banks on the BBC 0 Views Do central banks have a plan? Do they know what they’re doing? The BBC wonders, and Mises Institute President Jeff Deist provides some of the answers:Should…
The Awesomer
Astrograph Pen
Price: $19,900  | Buy | LinkMB&F and Caran D’Ache teamed up to create this incredible limited-edition writing instrument, which looks like a tiny rocketship. It has retractable landing gear, and comes with a tiny magnetic astronaut and a display/storage box that looks like a launch pad. …
Techbargains.com
Amazon Black and Decker Sale – up to 47% off Tools, Automotive Equipment, more
Amazon Black and Decker Sale – up to 47% off Tools, Automotive Equipment, more
Digital Trends
Move over EpiPen: Researchers have invented the injection-free ‘epi pill’
Since first being brought to market in the 1980s, epinephrine auto injectors (most commonly known as EpiPens) have saved many lives by providing a way for individuals to treat anaphylaxis brought on by extreme allergic reactions. But these epinephrine auto injectors aren’t perfect. Their patented design…
Dezeen
Socially responsible design in America presented in Cooper Hewitt exhibition
Design solutions for a wide range of social concerns, from rapid-recovery housing to drinking water access for migrants, are featured in a new show at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York. Read more
Lifehacker
Three Common Emails From Recruiters and the Responses They Actually Want
Looking for a new position is one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do. Perhaps it’s the high stakes behind the search that makes it easy to over-analyze every part of it, especially when it comes to how you respond to the emails recruiters send. I know that before I became a recruiter, I spent…
WIRED
Lamborghini, Never Subtle, Looks 1,000 Years Into the Future
The Italian automaker enlists MIT’s help in pondering the supercar of the third millennium. The post Lamborghini, Never Subtle, Looks 1,000 Years Into the Future appeared first on WIRED.
SlashGear
Survey finds gamers prefer discs: 4 reasons they’re better than downloads
Buying a game disc or buying the digital download: it’s a decision gamers face with nearly every game purchase. There are upsides and downsides to both, as with most things in life, but the trend isn’t split equally between one and the other. A new consumer survey out of the UK has found the vast majority…
Next Big Future
Russia will place GPS jammers on 250,000 cellphone towers to reduce enemy cruise missile and drone accuracy in the event of large scale conventional war
The Russian military is buying up jamming devices which it plans to mount on cell phone towers. The idea behind it is simple — the Kremlin could switch on the jammers, known as Pole-21 to confuse American GPS guidance.Russia has about 250,000 cellular base stations.Russia is betting on disrupting a missile’s…
Computerworld
31% off Roost Smart 9V Battery for Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms, 2-Pack – Deal Alert
The Roost Smart Battery mimics the form of a 9V battery, installs in minutes, and lasts for more than 5 years. Using your home’s WiFi, Roost will communicate when it’s running low on power, so you can take action to avoid those dreaded middle-of-the-night interruptions. The Roost Smart Battery is designed…
Computerworld
Facebook is leaking valuable younger users
Facebook has been struggling to bring in younger users for several years now and it looks like the problem is getting worse.According to Piper Jaffray Companies, a recent survey of 10,000 U.S. teenagers showed that 52% used Facebook at least once a month this fall, compared to 60% who used it monthly…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
This horrid Presidential election has 52% of voters stressed out
Enlarge (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) According to political pundits, this US Presidential election has turned “historical.” And by historical, they likely mean exceptionally dismal and noxious. So no one should be surprised that the election is stressing people out. According to an annual poll on…
SlashGear
Facebook now lets verified users schedule Live broadcasts
Facebook Live is starting to come into its own as a broadcasting platform, but it’s still missing a few key features that its competitors have. Facebook is moving to fix at least one of those missing features by announcing today that streamers can schedule broadcasts using the Live API. At the moment,…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Spotify vs. Amazon Music Unlimited
Last week, Amazon announced a dramatically expanded music streaming service that opened up a catalog of “tens of millions” of songs to subscribers, putting itself on the same playing field as other music streaming services like iTunes, Google Play and Spotify. Although it’s a little late to…
RT – Daily news
1/3 pro-Trump & 1/5 pro-Clinton tweets boosted by bots – study
From the 9 million Tweets generated during the first US presidential debate, analysis found that nearly 2 million of them were pro-Trump compared to just over 600,000 pro-Clinton. Over one-third of those for Trump were generated by bots, whereas just one-fifth came from bots for Clinton. Read Full Article…
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Google Chromecast Ultra vs. Roku Streaming Stick vs. Amazon Fire TV Stick
Gone are the days when streaming was something only a fringe group of cord-cutters did. Now, not only are there dozens of services out there designed specifically for streaming, but there are a handful of pint-sized devices to help you achieve that goal.Of course, streaming sticks aren’t anything new…
CNET News.com
Yahoo, after massive hack, still pulls in profit – CNET
The internet giant has trudged through a lot of bad press recently, but CEO Marissa Mayer can take comfort in better-than-expected financial results.
Techbargains.com
Sony MHCV11C High Power Audio System with Bluetooth (Karaoke Ready) $198
Sony MHCV11C High Power Audio System with Bluetooth (Karaoke Ready) $198
The Verge – All Posts
Real holographic displays are becoming a thing
I saw my first hologram display this past summer from a company called Looking Glass. Now another company is working on a similar product called the Holovect, which just launched on Kickstarter. Both products aim to bring holograms to developers and then eventually consumers. Well, technically, Holovect…
The Verge – All Posts
Microsoft announces November 2nd Office event in NYC
One week after it unveils new hardware, Microsoft will shift focus to software and its Office suite. The company just sent out invites for a media event on November 2nd in Manhattan, where CEO Satya Nadella, Office CVP Kirk Koenigsbauer, and “special guests” plan to reveal how Microsoft will “empower…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New tools identify key evolutionary advantages from ancient hominid interbreeding
Neanderthals. Denisovans. Homo sapiens. Around 50,000 years ago, these hominids not only interbred, but in some cases, modern humans may have also received a special evolutionary advantage from doing so. As more and more data from archaic genomes are becoming available, scientists have become keenly…
Next Big Future
Russia developing mach 12 hypersonic missiles that would be boosted by new RS-28 Sarmat ICBMs and if successful would overcome US missile defenses
Russia plans the mass production of the RS-28 Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile, a new multi-warhead, super-heavy missile designed to defeat anti-missile systems with deployment beginning in 2018, two years ahead of schedule.The Sarmat, being developed by the Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau in the…
Slashdot
Plaintiffs From Seven States Sue Comcast For Misleading, Hidden Fees
An anonymous reader quotes a report from DSLReports: Back in 2013 Comcast began charging customers what it called the “Broadcast TV Fee.” The fee, which began at $1.25 per month, has jumped to $6.50 (depending on your market) in just three years. As consumers began to complain about yet another glorified…
Mashable
7 reasons Google’s Assistant stomps Siri
Google’s new flagship Pixel and Pixel XL (read Mashable’s review here) arrive on Thursday. They’re pretty great phones if you can look past the snoozy designs and premium pricing. They’re also the first and only phones with the Google Assistant, an intelligent digital assistant that’s constantly learning…
Digital Trends
Macphun’s Luminar customizable photo editor is like Instagram on steroids
Macphun makes a variety of software tools for photographers, but its new Luminar photo editor is the company’s most ambitious project yet. The new program is built to adapt to a user’s skill level and personal preference. It offers everything from filters and presets to advanced exposure adjustments…
BBC News – World
South Sudan conflict: Ex-VP Machar ‘has no role’ in politics
South Sudan’s sacked Vice-President Riek Machar no longer has a role to play as a political leader in the country, the presidency says.
Ars Technica
The pride of a nation: the North American Eagle land speed record project
Eric Wittler Nineteen years ago, at Black Rock Desert in Nevada, a plucky bunch from the UK, led by Richard Noble and RAF Wing Commander Andy Green, set a new land speed record. Noble and his band broke the…
Mashable
Futuristic concept car opens from the roof
Renault’s TREZOR concept car makes energy efficiency look sporty with a fully electric engine and a roof that doubles as a door. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Self Driving Cars, Renault, Concept Car, and Driving
Mashable
Electric Objects is a digital frame for artwork
Digital frames are nothing new. You may have seen them used for advertisements, or maybe you’ve seen one on your grandma’s shelf. But you’ve probably never actually mistaken one for a painting. Now you just might. Electric Objects is debuting EO2, a new digital frame with a matte, texturized screen…
The Sweethome
The Best Air Mattress
After researching dozens of guest-bed options (including camping pads and futons) and sleeping on four air mattresses, we think the SoundAsleep Dream Series air mattress is the bed you’ll want to make up for your overnight visitors.
The Awesomer
Radio + Cassette + MP3 Boombox
Price: $60  | BuyIt looks like the creators of this throwback boombox just dusted off plans from an old ’80s model. But this one has one big difference. In addition to its AM/FM/shortwave radio and cassette player, it can convert your old mixtapes to MP3s via SD card or flash drive. More Awesome…
io9
New Horizons Spacecraft Is Approaching a Mysterious Red Object
NASA’s New Horizons space probe is currently speeding towards a mysterious Kuiper Belt Object known as MU69. Recent observations of the distant object indicate a very reddish surface—possibly even redder than the splotches found on Pluto. Read more…
Curbed National
Transforming backyard retreat is three dwellings in one
Very impressive File this under: the raddest things you can gift your mom. Over in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, Caspar Schols—a.k.a. “World’s Best Son”—recently completed the Garden House, an impressive, transforming garden retreat for his mother. Built mainly of Douglas fir wood, glass, and a metal…
BBC News – World
Mosul ‘a city in waiting for deliverance’
Iraqi soldiers, Kurdish fighters and Shia militiamen continue an offensive to retake Mosul from so-called Islamic State (IS).
RT – Daily news
‘Strong RT response to attempted account closure will help save UK free speech’ – union leader
Steve Hedley, the second-in-command at one of UK’s most powerful unions, says that RT’s decision to go public with NatWest’s intention to shut down its bank accounts will help save not just itself, but other alternative media. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lifehacker
Turn Any Leftover Cake Into a Crunchy Ice Cream Topping
Trimming away the top, rounded portion of a cake before frosting makes it look pretty and professional, but it’s a damn shame to throw away the scraps. You could just eat them, or you could turn them into a crunchy ice cream topping.Read more…
Scientific American Content: Global
Want to Be a Science Journalist Next Summer?
The AAAS Mass Media Fellowship is an incredible opportunity for scientists to hone their writing skills — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Techbargains.com
Denon AVR-X3300W 7.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD A/V Receiver $799
Denon AVR-X3300W 7.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD A/V Receiver $799
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Full Color e-Posters Could Reach 10,000 DPI
Researchers from the Chalmers University of Technology (CUT) have demonstrated that plasmonic nanostructures combined with electrically-tuneable polymers could yield just any color on demand.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
New 3-D wiring technique brings scalable quantum computers closer to reality
TechCrunch
The future of work manifesto
 We humans are hunter-gatherers domesticated into becoming farmers. Around 10,000 years ago, we discovered the wonders of agriculture. To make farmers out of hunters, we used social norms and sanctions. This tension of our origins is described in the fable of Cain and Abel, which ends with Cain the farmer…
Techbargains.com
Dell Optiplex Intel Core i5 & Core i7 Workstation Desktops w/ 3yr Warranty from $549
Dell Optiplex Intel Core i5 & Core i7 Workstation Desktops w/ 3yr Warranty from $549
Mashable
11 ways states can lower drug prices
As prescription drug costs continue to squeeze state budgets, a group of state health policy makers is offering some novel — and also some familiar — suggestions for coping. These include regulating the pharmaceutical industry as a utility, allowing states to operate as pharmacy benefit managers and…
Lifehacker
Build a Lamp That Changes Color Based on the Weather Forecast
Weather forecasts certainly aren’t hard to come by, but if you’re looking for something super easy to glance at, DJAkbar’s GitHub page has a guide for making a color-changing lamp that changes color based on the forecast for the day. The lamp uses forecasts from Weather Underground and LED strips to…
CNET News.com
Lamborghini, MIT team up to fuel the future of supercars – Roadshow
Both companies will work together on mutually beneficial research projects under this new agreement.
Discover Magazine
After Pluto: New Horizons’ Next Target is a Relict of Creation
Far, far past Pluto, the most distant object humanity has ever visited, there’s a tiny world fainter than any seen in that part of our solar system. Its dark orbit reaches a billion miles beyond the former ninth planet. But 2014 MU69, as it’s labeled by astronomers, is just a few dozen miles across —…
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Candle Powered LED Lamp
Elegantly light up your bedroom using just a single candle with the Lumir C candle powered LED lamp. It requires no batteries or cords – simply place a small lit candle at the base and it will power the lamp using the heat of the candle – now that’s a bright idea! Check it out $109.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
App Enabled BB-8 Force Band Control
Impress everyone with your Jedi tricks by using the force band control to maneuver your little app-enabled BB-8 droid. This control band fits on your wrist just like a watch and allows you to move your little droid with a wave of your hand. Check it out $77.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Penguin Water Bottles
Stay hydrated in style by swapping out you plastic bottle for one of these adorable penguin water bottles. Each 8.5 ounce bottle features a high borosilicate glass interior and a tough TPE/ABS plastic exterior designed to look like a cute little colorful penguin. Check it out $11.90
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Floating Cloud Speaker
This stunning floating cloud speaker creates an eye-catching focal point while filling the room with pleasant sound. Each speaker is individually hand fluffed in the form of a puffy cumulus cloud and is fitted with sound reactive LEDs that light up when the music plays. Check it out
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Ox All Terrain Vehicle
The Ox all terrain vehicle is the ultimate way to deliver aid and supplies to places where roads are non-existent. This flat-pack vehicle can be assembled on site and features an ample cargo area that can carry over 2 tons or seat 13 people. Check it out
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Bioluminescent Water Gun
Make the night come alive by starting a bioluminescent water gun fight. This blaster styled gun is filled with a special ReLume with natural bioluminescent proteins that mix with the water to create a bright stream that remains glowing after it’s shot. Check it out $24.95
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
New MacBook Scented Candle
Looking for the smell of a newly opened MacBook? There’s a candle for that. This new MacBook scented 100% soy wax candle lasts roughly 45-55 hours and features a delightful scent with hints of mint, peach, basil, lavender, mandarin, and sage. Check it out $24.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Motorized Hammock Boat
Turn a day out on the water into one of total relaxation by going out on this motorized hammock boat. The boat comes equipped with a small solar panel that powers the inboard electric motor and comfortably accommodates two full size hammocks. Check it out $2,500.00
RT – Daily news
700,000 residents, incl. children of all ages, to flee Mosul during military op – UNICEF to RT
There’ll be children of all ages among the 700,000 expected people displaced during the storming of Mosul, Peter Hawkins, UNICEF’s representative in Iraq, told RT, warning that the numbers of refugees may well be too much for the organization to cope. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
11 things to watch instead of the final presidential debate
Is this election over yet? Unfortunately no, but hang in there, the third and final presidential debate is happening this Wednesday night. With Election Day quickly approaching, some might consider this final debate a crucial time to see what these candidates are made of, but if you’re so totally over…
TechCrunch
Deep learning takes on GIFs, fashion, doodles and more at ACM Multimedia
 This week is the Association for Computing Machinery’s Multimedia conference in Amsterdam, and the theme this year beyond a doubt is machine learning. Many of the papers and presentations in some way or another leverage neural networks and deep learning, and the purposes to which they put these increasingly…
Techbargains.com
MechanicalEagle Z-77 Multicolor Backlit Blue Mechanical Switch Gaming Keyboard $29.99
MechanicalEagle Z-77 Multicolor Backlit Blue Mechanical Switch Gaming Keyboard $29.99
CNET News.com
Pluto bright spots prove the planet’s not done surprising us – CNET
It was once the ninth planet, but today the best-known dwarf planet in the galaxy is proving it’s a giant when it comes to surprising discoveries.
CNET News.com
New movies, TV shows coming to Hulu in November 2016 – CNET
A lot of James Bond films join Hulu’s growing movie library.
Techbargains.com
D-Link Camera Video Recorder (DNR-202L) $66.49
D-Link Camera Video Recorder (DNR-202L) $66.49
Mashable
Keegan-Michael Key gives an apocalyptic weather ‘forecast’ in anti-Trump ad
A new anti-Trump ad starring comedian Keegan-Michael Key takes aim at the Republican presidential candidate’s climate-denying ways. As Weatherman Frank, Key delivers a grim forecast for the United States ahead of the January 2017 inauguration of a future President Donald Trump. “Heavy stuff,…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
2016 VR Comparison Guide
This year will mark the first holiday season where at least some kids young and old will be unwrapping packages with full virtual reality systems inside. Now that we (mostly) know what the five big VR headsets of 2016 have in store, let’s line them up, compare their details and help you make…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Ozone pen zaps water potable wherever you wander
The highlight of Overland Expo East was the large motor vehicles and trailers, but the show also had some interesting tech in smaller packages. Perhaps the smallest of all, the Roving Blue O-Pen supports off-roaders and world travelers by keeping drinking water clean and fresh. In contrast…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Tower garden system promises a low-maintenance indoor garden for 50 plants
With its claim of having the same growing space as an 8′ by 10′ outdoor garden, but on a small footprint, the Taiga Tower is a vertical kitchen garden with big promises.
Next Big Future
Insight on mechanism of unconventional superconductivity
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and partner institutions conducted a systematic investigation into the properties of the newest family of unconventional superconducting materials, iron-based compounds. The study may help the scientific community discover new superconducting…
TechCrunch
OpenTable rolls separate country apps into single app with global booking
 OpenTable wants you to book a table for dinner right after you book your city break away. The restaurant booking platform is consolidating multiple apps for different countries into a single multi-language global app that supports bookings at restaurants in other countries, it said today. Read More…
CNET News.com
Monster House garage-door video takes bite out of Facebook – CNET
Halloween decorations on an Ohio home turn into a global viral sensation, and next year, kits will let you turn your own house into a monster.
Digital Trends
We snuck a peek inside Google’s first pop-up shop, and AI was everywhere
Back in September, Digital Trends exclusively reported that Google would open pop-up shops in New York City to showcase its latest and greatest hardware. Google will open the doors of its new 96 Spring Street pop-up shop on October 20 to the public. The space will be open throughout the holidays to tempt…
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Discusses Lightsaber Physics
Of course we’ve all played with fake light saber toys, but could would it be physically possible for actual lightsabers to exist in real life? In this National Geographic video, StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson, an astrophysicist, Tyson and British physicist Brian Cox debate whether lightsabers could…
Next Big Future
Nanocrystalline diamonds grown on a diamond base enables anvil with 264 gigapascal of pressure and target is 1 terapascal which is the pressure at the center of Saturn
University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers will use pressures greater than those found at the center of the Earth to potentially create as yet unknown new materials. In the natural world, such immense forces deep underground can turn carbon into diamonds, or volcanic ash into slate.The ability to…
PCWorld
Intel’s revenue soars with help from the PC group
Though Intel’s PC group, data center, and Internet of Things businesses helped drive Intel to record revenue in its third quarter of 2016, all eyes seemed focused on one number: the company’s fourth-quarter forecast, which isn’t great. Intel achieved a 9 percent year-over-year increase in profits, up…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Azure-winged magpies show human-like generosity
Magpies do not always have the best reputation, as they are generally known for their tendency to steal shiny things. Also other bird species tested for prosociality so far turned out to be either indifferent to benefitting others or only provided food when the other repeatedly begged for it.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Bushmeat hunting threatens mammal populations and ecosystems, poses food security threat
The ongoing decline of more than 300 species of animals is having significant environmental impacts and posing a food security threat for millions of people in Asia, Africa and South America, according to the first global assessment of the hunting and trapping of terrestrial mammals.
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OneNote can now use Android’s split-screen mode
As Windows Phone is not so much an ongoing concern anymore, Microsoft’s software is decidedly cross-platform at this point. Today, the company’s collaboration and note-taking software OneNote is getting some Android-specific updates. For starters, the OneNote app now supports Android’s new split-screen…
Next Big Future
Bendable electronic paper display can have ten thousand dots per inch of resolution and use ten times less power than a Kindle
New electronic paper is less than a micrometer thick, bendable and giving all the colors that a regular LED display does and needs ten times less energy than a Kindle tablet. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed the basis for a new electronic “paper”. When Chalmers researcher…
Lifehacker
Go Commando With Vuori’s Kore Shorts
Underwear? Where we’re going, we don’t need underwear.Read more…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Electric MX takes on the gas in national Red Bull event
Fans at the Red Bull Straight Rhythm race next Saturday will see the Alta Motors Redshift MX lightweight torque monster go head-to-head with 250 cc gas bikes in a supercross-like event, but without the turns… Continue Reading Electric MX takes on the gas in national Red Bull event Category:…
VentureBeat
Nielsen: Mobile games live and die on how fast developers can crank out new content
Mobile gamers can be insatiable. And that appetite is the key challenge for developers trying to maintain momentum for a popular app. Nielsen, the intelligence firm that studies consumer media behavior, has released research that looks into long-term success of mobile games. The company has found that…
VentureBeat
10 things I hate about the Google Pixel’s Assistant
Google Assistant is Google’s long-overdue response to Apple’s Siri virtual assistant. It’s available by pushing the home button at the bottom of the new Google Pixel smartphones. It can send emails for you, recite your calendar events, open apps, tell jokes, play games with you, translate words, turn…
VentureBeat
Both Trump and Clinton could trigger a recession in Silicon Valley
GUEST: If you tuned into the last presidential debate like I did (and chances are you did, with an estimated 60-70 million viewers on the edge of their seats), then you noticed both candidates talking about doing away with the carried interest tax. Most people don’t know what the heck carried interest…
VentureBeat
How A.I. will be fully integrated into our lives in the near future
GUEST: Chatbots are certainly not a new technology, but the recent surge in interest is playing a very important role in the evolution of artificial intelligence: Chatbots are helping A.I. become publicly accessible and accepted. Even with all the technological advances we have seen over the past few…
FiveThirtyEight
Should Clinton Play For An Electoral College Landslide?
In this week’s politics chat, we debate Hillary Clinton’s Electoral College strategy. The transcript below has been lightly edited.micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): Welcome, all. For your consideration: Should Hillary Clinton, now leading Donald Trump by about 7 percentage points, concentrate on…
FiveThirtyEight
Election Update: Clinton’s Texas Opportunity (And Her Texas Problem)
Another day, another traditionally Republican state that Donald Trump could shockingly manage to lose. Yesterday, I wrote about Utah, where Trump’s weakness with Mormon voters could throw the state to Hillary Clinton or to independent candidate Evan McMullin. Today, we turn to Texas, where two new polls…
PCWorld
Facebook’s 100-gigabit switch design is out in the open
Facebook’s bid to open up networking is moving up into nosebleed territory for data centers. The company’s 100-gigabit switch design has been accepted by the Open Compute Project, a step that should help to foster an open ecosystem of hardware and software on high-speed networking gear.The 32-port Wedge…
TechSpot
Google is launching click-to-message ads on Google Search
Messaging can be a very effective tool for generating leads and turning them into sales as more and more people choose this method to communicate with brands. Not one to miss on a trend, Google is rolling out a new click-to-message option in AdWords search ads.
Slashdot
CIA-Backed Surveillance Tool ‘Geofeedia’ Was Marketed To Public Schools
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Daily Dot: An online surveillance tool that enabled hundreds of U.S. law enforcement agencies to track and collect information on social media users was also marketed for use in American public schools, the Daily Dot has learned. Geofeedia sold surveillance…
Mashable
Uber’s terrifying marketing drones aren’t coming back any time soon
Earlier this year, Uber deployed drones in Mexico City to hover near vehicles stuck in traffic while displaying advertisements for UberPOOL, the company’s carpool service. The ads said a few different things about the advantages of sharing rides — that two and a half years of commuting time could be…
Mashable
Airbnb users can now get a $1,000 discount on solar panels
Have you used Airbnb before? Then you can get a discount on solar panels.  The short-term home rental company is partnering with SolarCity to give Airbnb users a $1,000 rebate on any purchase of solar panels.  The rebate is available to any Airbnb user — guest or host — with a home in one of the 21…
CNET News.com
Snails? The deadliest animals on Earth might surprise you – CNET
Alligators and sharks look terrifying, but they don’t rank nearly as high as deer and freshwater snails. And No. 1 on the list is a special buzzkill.
RT – Daily news
US admits fighting ISIS in Mosul risks civilian lives
The US says its anti-ISIS operation in Mosul and elsewhere in Iraq has been a success, despite the “inevitable” suffering it brings to civilians. However, Washington has a contradictory perception of the anti-terrorist efforts by the Syrian and Russian forces in Aleppo. Read Full Article at RT.com
HiConsumption
Original Stormtrooper Decanter
A Flint Glass decanter based on the original Andres Ainsworth Stormtrooper molds.
Lifehacker
The Tight Space Triple Monitor Workspace
We’ve featured workspaces in small spaces before, but reader Edrei’s space is impressively small, but simultaneously has a ton of great gear in it. Three monitors, an adjustable mousepad and writing surface, and even some bias and keyboard lighting—it’s all in there, somehow. Here are some more photos.The…
io9
This Bug’s Camouflage Is Very Impressive
Meet the Lichen Katydid, an insect that has such impressive camouflage skills that it can hide in plain sight when walking on a lichen (a plant-like composite organism of an alga and a fungus). The bug’s body matches the wisps of the lichen so damn well that you’re not even sure which part belongs to…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
SPACE architects’ affordable housing in india emphasizes simplicity through color
each building is accented by a single color, creating individual homes that combine to create a cohesive and colorful whole. The post SPACE architects’ affordable housing in india emphasizes simplicity through color appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Gizmodo
Trump: Ignore Newspapers, Read Random Shit Online
“Forget the press, read the internet,” Trump told a group of supporters in Colorado Springs this afternoon.Read more…
Digital Trends
Competitors claim VW’s $15B settlement will give it unfair EV advantage
The largest part of the Volkswagen diesel settlement moved forward on Tuesday when a federal judge said he was inclined to approve the plan — with a final decision coming October 25. Some of the players in the electric car business are concerned, however, that the electric vehicle promotion portion of…
Mashable
Aziz Ansari says you should vote because Trump doesn’t believe in climate change
Like many celebrities, Aziz Ansari is asking millennials to vote this election. The stand-up comedian is calling on young people to hit the ballot booth because the stakes are pretty high. Or, as he says in this video, there’s a candidate who doesn’t believe in climate change.  The video comes…
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T-Shirts & Apparel : Deadpool Space Dye Zip-Up Hoodie
Hide that ugly mug in a hood! Red pullover hoodie that’s perfect for hiding your face from the world! Mesh weave torso with the Deadpool name and logo, space dye (that cool variegated thread) grey sleeves and hood, red lining inside the drawstring hood and a kangaroo-style pocket. $59.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
T-Shirts & Apparel : N7 Vegan-Leather Ladies’ Jacket
Casual FemShep Style BroShep gets a cool leather jacket and FemShep doesn’t? Not anymore! Black faux-leather, dark red armor stripes and piping detail, tailored European racing style cut, N7 zipper pull, N7 logo on the right chest, dual inside pockets and waist pockets. $97.99
BBC News – World
Nobody for president!
Faced with two unpalatable options, some Americans are urging voters to reject both of them.
BBC News – World
US extradites Mexican-Chinese businessman Zhenli Ye Gon
A Chinese-born Mexican businessman accused of drug trafficking arrives in Mexico after losing a nine-year battle against extradition from the US.
The Next Web
Apple plans to unveil the 2016 MacBook Pro at October 27 event
Apple’s rumored October event was on shaky ground. It’s the middle of the month, and the press still hadn’t received invitations, nor had anything been formally announced. According to Recode’s sources, we can all rest at ease; the event is October 27. After waiting what seems like a lifetime for even…
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Vimeo’s on-demand TV store is now available in 150 countries
Last month Vimeo, STARZ and Lionsgate Entertainment — makers of such fine prestige TV as Orange is the New Black and Mad Men — announced a new partnership to put all that programming online with an on-demand pricing scheme. While many of the shows…
TechCrunch
Internal expense fraud is next on machine learning’s list
 We know machine learning is already proving its worth in the financial services sector, so there’s no reason why it can’t lend a hand to enterprise technology. And more specifically, the process that time forgot — the tedious expenses process. Read More
TechCrunch
Civil liberties groups ask for ‘moratoriums’ on face recognition tech
 Armed with new research, civil rights organizations are urging the Justice Department to investigate law enforcement’s excessive use of face recognition technologies. A coalition of more than 50 civil rights organizations asked the Department of Justice today to investigate the use of face recognition…
Digital Trends
Asus outs a new AMD FreeSync monitor the company says is ideal for consoles
Asus quietly introduced a new monitor for gaming, the VG245H. What makes it notable is that it seems to suffer from some kind of identity crisis, billed to provide a smooth console gaming experience even though it is packed with AMD’s FreeSync technology. Too bad the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 do not…
Scientific American Content: Global
Yawns Help the Brain Keep its Cool
Theory has it yawning helps cool the brain–and it turns out animals with bigger brains do indeed tend to yawn longer. Christopher Intagliata reports. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Mashable
A U.S. fighter jet gets painted hot pink
October has all but been taken over with pink to show support for breast cancer awareness with pink shirts, ribbons, food, and even famous landmarks. Now a retired U.S. fighter jet has received the pink treatment. SEE ALSO: The cancer empathy cards that say more than just ‘f**k cancer’ The USS Lexington…
Gizmodo
Electric Cars Could Send Oil Companies Into ‘Death Spiral’: People Who Know About Money
Economists and reporters have been saying that electric cars could actually kill the oil industry for a little while now, but it hasn’t made a lot of real-world impact so far. But now Fitch, an enormously influential financial ratings agency, is issuing dire warnings over electric cars.Read more…
Mashable
Why an ex-Apple design chief got Square to abandon the audio jack
Think of the Square Reader as an argument for ruthless simplicity. “It’s iconic, it’s simple, it does exactly what it’s supposed to do and nothing more.” Or so says Jesse Dorogusker, head of hardware at the U.S. payment technology company and veteran of more than eight years of Apple design. SEE ALSO:…
Digital Trends
Amazon invented ESP so multiple Dots won’t echo through your house
Will Echo speakers echo through the house? In the competition to fill everyone’s house with virtual voice assistants, Amazon enjoys a huge lead thanks to the tremendous success of the Amazon Echo smart speaker. But the first Echo and Echo Dot versions have an annoying habit — when more than one is in…
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Nokia wires an apartment complex with 52Gbps fiber
It’s one thing to wire a house with gigabit fiber, but it’s another matter to outfit an entire apartment building — you need a huge pipeline to accommodate everyone. Nokia, however, might have a solution. It just partnered with SK Broadband to wire an apartment complex in Seoul, South Korea with fiber…
CNET News.com
Here are the questions US states google most (come on, Kansas) – CNET
“How to sext?” “How to be a ninja?” Not sure what’s going on in some of the 50 nifty United States, but the questions they’re are coming up with are pretty funny.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
First Hollywood feature shot in high frame rate receives mixed reviews
Two-time Oscar winning director Ang Lee recently premiered his latest film, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk to New York audiences giving the general public their first glimpse of the possible future of cinema exhibition. Shot and exhibited in a state-of-the-art 3D, 4K, 120 frames-per-second…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Nvidia’s new cards lower the cost of entry for GTX 10 series
Nvidia is rounding out its GTX 10 series GPUs with two new entry-level cards, the GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti. Joining the flagship GTX 1080, the VR sweet spot GTX 1070, and the VR-on-a-budget GTX 1060, the new cards are designed to improve the look and feel of everyday modern gaming… Continue…
Mashable
Hannah Hart talks about her struggle with mental health in ‘Buffering’
LOS ANGELES — Just because Hannah Hart rose to fame on YouTube doesn’t mean her new book is an extension of her vlog. That was the case with her first book, My Drunk Kitchen, which landed on the New York Times bestseller list in 2014. Kind of a guide to eating, it was written in a similar tone to her…
Fast Company
Three Email Habits That Kill Your Whole Team’s Productivity
The way managers communicate sets expectations for how everyone on staff communicates. The way managers communicate sets expectations for how everyone on staff communicates.Eric, a client of mine, owned and ran a successful service firm with sales of $3.5 million per year and a…
Fast Company
Clay Christensen’s New Theory Of Innovation Has Everything To Do With Hiring
If you’re trying to innovate by focusing on customer traits, you’re doing it wrong. If you’re trying to innovate by focusing on customer traits, you’re doing it wrong.Business schools spend a great deal of time teaching would-be entrepreneurs and managers about the differences…
DigsDigs
35 Ways To Use Subway Tiles In The Kitchen
As you probably already know, subway tiles get their names from the ceramic tiles used on the walls of the New York City subway stations in the early twentieth century. Subway tiles are used now when you want to add a traditional, even mid-century feel to the space, and such tiles are timeless. More…
Digital Trends
Toucan connected security camera is (very nearly) truly wireless
Often, when a company identifies its product as a wireless device, there should be an asterisk by the claim. Rarely is a device ever truly wireless — it typically needs a power connection of some sort, which may not be anywhere near your desired placement. The situation is worse for outdoor equipment,…
National Geographic News
The Return of the Whales—but Which Whales?
National Geographic News
10 of the Most Stunning Wildlife Pictures of the Year
RT – Daily news
Walking while black: Minnesota man avoiding construction arrested
A black man was arrested after trying to walk around a construction site along a sidewalk. Police claimed he was in the middle of the street, but a witness to the incident disagreed vehemently and stopped to record the confrontation. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
House committee demands criminal investigation of State Dept. undersecretary over FBI ‘quid pro quo’
The demand to have Undersecretary Patrick Kennedy investigated for allegedly offering bribes to the FBI has intensified. The House Judiciary Committee is calling on the Department of Justice to examine the allegations for criminal wrongdoing. Read Full Article at RT.com
Slashdot
Why Your Devices Are Probably Eroding Your Productivity
University of California, San Francisco neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley and California State University, Dominguez Hills professor emeritus Larry Rosen explain in their book “The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High Tech World” why people have trouble multitasking, and specifically why one’s productivity…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
The best Samsung Galaxy Note 7 alternatives
If you’re like us, you were saddened and disappointed to hear that Samsung would killing off its troubled Galaxy Note 7 handset. Despite its (literally life-threatening) flaws, the Note 7 proved to be one the most impressive and powerful handsets we’d ever used. Alas, like Icarus before it, Samsung’s…
RT – Daily news
US presidential campaign has become ‘global shame’ – Russian FM spokeswoman
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said she believes the US presidential campaign is not worthy of the nation’s people, calling it a “catastrophe” and “simply some sort of a global shame” during a meeting with students on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mises Institute
The Special Interests Behind Marijuana Prohibition
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssLegal SystemPolitical TheoryThe Special Interests Behind Marijuana Prohibition 0 Views Prohibition kills a massive number of people in the United States every year. It does help make a few people extremely wealthy, but at the same time, it impoverishes…
Top News – MIT Technology Review
Bad Math Props Up Border Wall
Set aside the questions of whether it’s wise to put a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border or who should pay for it. It simply can’t be done at the price Donald Trump has claimed.
Gizmodo
Amazon’s Vision of the Future Involves Cops Commanding Tiny Drone ‘Assistants’
According to Amazon, the cop of the future won’t just be a robot, it will be one that fits in the palm of your hand.Read more…
CNET News.com
How much should you be getting paid? Glassdoor will tell you – CNET
New tool at job-search site aims to help determine if you are getting paid what you are worth.
MakeUseOf
Tuesday Deals: Wireless Security Cameras, Laptop Accessories, and Halloween Favourites [UK]
Some great savings today on smart home security cameras, laptop accessories, and phone holders. Plus, get yourself in the Halloween spirit with Freddy Krueger and Chupa Chups. Y-Cam HomeMonitor HD, Cloud Security Camera [29% Off] Y-cam HomeMonitor HD WiFi Security Camera 720p with Free Cloud Recording…
MakeUseOf
Set Up a Home Wireless Intercom With These Clever Gadgets
Wireless intercom systems are an important subset of the home security market. These systems, which take many forms, have become quite popular in recent years as technology has improved, and prices have dropped. In this article, you’ll learn about the different types of home intercom systems on the market…
MakeUseOf
Amazon Music Unlimited vs. Prime Music: What’s the Difference?
When it comes to music streaming, Amazon Prime Music has always been a long way behind Spotify, Apple Music, and Pandora. But Amazon is never content to see you handing your money to someone else, so the company has released a paid music product called Amazon Music Unlimited. How is it different from…
MakeUseOf
11 macOS Sierra Things You Couldn’t Do in El Capitan
macOS Sierra was not a game changer of an update, but it did bring some useful improvements and features with it. We wrote about the five biggest changes to Sierra recently. Now it’s time to highlight some of the smaller changes that will make your macOS experience much better. Here’s what you can do…
Mises Institute
The Fed Thinks It Can Use the “Natural” Interest Rate to Fine-Tune the Economy
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssMoney and BanksMoney and BankingThe Fed Thinks It Can Use the “Natural” Interest Rate to Fine-Tune the Economy 0 Views It is widely accepted that by means of suitable monetary policies the US central bank can navigate the economy towards a growth path…
Gear Patrol
The Ultimate Endurance Sport Wearable
We spoke with the three-time Ironman World Champion who helped bring it to life. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Deals of Note: October 19, 2016
How to save on YORK Athletics, a Toshiba 1TB hard drive and an Arbor snowboard. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Today in Gear: October 19, 2016
A customizable water bottle, a sleek motorcycle suit, new putters from TaylorMade and much more. …Read More »
Dezeen
Marset’s cordless Ginger lamp is designed to be carried from room to room
Barcelona brand Marset has released a portable lamp with a rechargeable battery that allows it to be detached and carried around the house. Read more
RT – Daily news
NYPD officer shoots & kills 66yo ’emotionally disturbed’ woman instead of using Taser
An NYPD police officer shot and killed an “emotionally disturbed” 66-year-old woman, opting for his gun despite having a Taser. The woman was armed with a baseball bat. The department says an investigation is under way. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Cops’ facial recognition database has half of US adults on file
American law enforcement agencies have created a massive facial recognition database. If you’re an adult in the US, you might already be in it. According to a comprehensive report by the Center for Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law, the law…
TechCrunch
ADL report indicates anti-semitism against journalists has exploded on Twitter
 According to a new report from the Anti-Defamation League, anti-semitic hate speech targeting journalists has seen a meteoric rise on Twitter — thanks to the rhetoric in the 2016 Presidential Campaign. Read More
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Is Donald Trump bad for your mental health?
Donald Trump’s comments on women, immigrants and Muslims have made this year’s US presidential race one of the most divisive in living memory. But could his controversial remarks also be damaging the mental health of the nation?
BBC News – World
Ecuador curbs Assange’s internet to halt US election ‘interference’
Ecuador says it restricted internet access for the WikiLeaks founder at its London embassy to stop interference in the US presidential election.
BBC News – World
US air force base leaks toxic chemicals into sewer system
A US air force base says it has accidentally released 150,000 gallons of contaminated water into the sewer system of Colorado Springs.
Popular Mechanics
Biomimicry: The nature of things
Biomimicry is slowly bleeding into everything around us. Our manufactured world is starting to imitate natural life. Find out about its prospects, here. The post Biomimicry: The nature of things appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
ReadWrite
Could driverless cars save lives during a hurricane?
A recent CityLab report suggests that driverless car technology for evacuations might be a good solution for minimizing loss of life and the amount of destruction that occurs during hurricane season. Referencing the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew, the article points out that the level of destruction…
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Chrome’s experimental browser releases come to Android
You no longer have to stick to your computer to try the cutting edge version of Google’s web browser. The company has started offering Chrome Canary for Android, giving you a taste of new mobile browsing features before the beta crowd gets its turn….
Dezeen
Nook Architects uses mirrors to exaggerate space in Barcelona apartment
Strategically placed mirrors are used to reflect natural light and create the illusion of greater space in this compact Barcelona flat, which has been renovated by local studio Nook Architects. Read more
ReadWrite
India inks tech-leveraging smart city pact with Russia
India signed a deal with Russia over the cooperation of smart city initiatives and the use of IT technology from Russian companies. As reported by the Times of India, Russia and India signed the Memorandum of Understanding against the backdrop of bilateral talks between the two countries. The MOU…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Smartphone sensor spots cancer in several samples simultaneously
The continuing miniaturization of electronic devices has allowed sensors previously confined to a laboratory to shrink down to a portable size, with previously bulky equipment now able to fit in a briefcase or even a needle. Now a team from Washington State University (WSU) has developed an…
The Verge – All Posts
Twitter’s reputation for abuse is turning off potential suitors
Last month, it seemed that Twitter would be the next big acquisition in the tech world. Bids were reportedly being prepared for the service by some of the biggest companies on the planet, from Google, to Disney, to cloud computing giant Salesforce. But weeks later and Twitter remains on its own. No bids…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
New Horizons forecasts clouds on Pluto
It’s been over a year since new Horizon’s historic flyby of Pluto in July 2015, but it continues to send back data from that brief encounter as it heads out of the Solar System. At the American Astronomical Society Division for Planetary Sciences and European Planetary Science Congress meeting…
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10 best smartphones in the US
Update: The best phones in the US are always changing, and the Google Pixel and Pixel XL are the latest to shake up our list. Here’s our newly minted rankings.Knowing the best smartphone you can buy in the second half of 2016 is more than just a hunch for us. We test out the latest and – sometimes -…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Robotic scan for horses could hold promise for human health
Veterinarians hope an innovative type of CT scan can advance medical care for horses and possibly be adapted for humans, eliminating the need for people to lie still inside a tube.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Netflix boosts tech shares as US stocks rise
Technology shares led US stocks higher Tuesday after Netflix surged on strong subscriber growth and Google parent Alphabet hit an all-time high as its new Pixel phone garnered positive reviews.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Underwater drone to investigate sonar contacts in MH370 hunt
A ship involved with the deep-sea sonar search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is being fitted with a drone that will examine several sonar contacts of interest on the remote seabed west of Australia, officials said Wednesday.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Mekong effort fails after years of lavish foreign funding
When Western governments began pouring money into the Mekong River Commission, they hoped it would help four Southeast Asian countries cooperate in responsibly managing one of the world’s great rivers.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Cuddles and Kalashnikovs: protecting DR Congo’s mountain gorillas
A powerful combination of love and guns is helping rebuild an endangered gorilla community in the jungles of war-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
What’s best for birds in fire-prone landscapes?
Two new papers from The Condor: Ornithological Applications demonstrate the complex challenges involved in balancing the management of fire-prone landscapes with the needs of wildlife in the American West.
Mashable
You can now test the future of Chrome on Android
Google’s “Canary” version of Chrome, which brings experimental features to users who aren’t afraid of a few bugs here and there, is now available on Android.  While the Canary release channel for Chrome is primarily meant to be used by developers, it could be a fun insight into what’s coming next on…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers create method to evaluate profitability of service amenities
Say you’re a hotel manager trying to decide whether to build a pool: Will the additional reservations you bring in from that amenity offset the cost of construction and maintenance? Or say you offer free bottled water to all guests. If you stopped doing so, would you save money in the long run?
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Want a self-driving car? Regulators consider public use
California regulators are asking members of the public what they think about proposed regulations that would—eventually—permit self-driving cars that lack a steering wheel or pedals on public roads.
Physics News
Non-toxic, high-quality surface treatment for organic field-effect transistors
In a development beneficial for both industry and environment, UC Santa Barbara researchers have created a high-quality coating for organic electronics that promises to decrease processing time …
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Drivers of evolution hidden in plain sight
London, UK (SPX) Oct 17, 2016 Research led by the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and the University of Washington has shown that the biological diversity needed for evolution can be generated by changes in protein modifications. The findings, published in Science, provide valuable insights…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
The Sun’s coronal tail wags its photospheric dog
Newark NJ (SPX) Oct 19, 2016 Solar physicists have long viewed the rotation of sunspots as a primary generator of solar flares – the sudden, powerful blasts of electromagnetic radiation and charged particles that burst into space during explosions on the sun’s surface. Their turning motion causes…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
N. Korea missile exploded shortly after lift-off: Seoul
Seoul (AFP) Oct 17, 2016 An explosion almost immediately after launch was behind the failure of North Korea’s latest test-firing of a powerful medium-range missile, the South Korean military confirmed Monday. North Korea tested a Musudan missile – capable of hitting US bases as far away as Guam…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
At the Jersey shore, signs of a comet, and a climate crisis
New York NY (SPX) Oct 14, 2016 In a new study, scientists say they have found evidence along the New Jersey coast that an extraterrestrial object hit the earth at the same time a mysterious release of carbon dioxide suddenly warmed the planet, some 55.6 million years ago. The warm period, known as…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Wayward Field Lines Challenge Solar Radiation Models
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Oct 19, 2016 In addition to the constant emission of warmth and light, our sun sends out occasional bursts of solar radiation that propel high-energy particles toward Earth. These solar energetic particles, or SEPs, can impact astronauts or satellites. To fully understand these…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Scientists simulate a space mission in Mars-analogue Utah desert
Bremen, Germany (SPX) Oct 19, 2016 A barren, rocky desert landscape and not a single soul around – to come as close as possible to the inhospitable conditions on the Red Planet, scientists of the Robotics Innovation Center of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) will test…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Russian Defense Ministry Can Soon Get Five New Reconnaissance Satellites
Moscow (Sputnik) Oct 18, 2016 The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a contract with the Lavochkin Research and Production Association on the development of a radar reconnaissance satellite system, the Russian Izvestia newspaper reports. Under the deal, the Defense Ministry will get five satellites…
Mashable
The New York Times website is down globally
The New York Times website is down globally.  An error message on the home page and all the articles pages reads: “This site can’t be reachedwww.nytimes.com’s server DNS address could not be found.” Image: SCREENGRABThe official @NYTimes twitter account has been linking to news items even though…
Acquire
Away squeezes a bit more space out of its popular carry-on luggage
An extra inch makes all the difference in the world.Photo: AwayAway is adding a new addition to their collection and it’s targeted at the traveler who wants to get the most out of their carry-on. The Bigger Carry-On maintains its overhead-friendly design, but adds an inch in height, an inch in width,…
BBC News – World
Colombia peace boost as Uribe opens door to Farc talks
Colombia’s ex-president Alvaro Uribe, who led the successful campaign to reject a peace deal with Farc rebels, says he may now be open to talks with them.
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
20 dead in Pygmy-Bantu caterpillar clashes in DR Congo
Lubumbashi, Dr Congo (AFP) Oct 18, 2016 Pygmy-Bantu clashes over a caterpillar collection tax have left 20 people dead in DR Congo and sparked fears of a new flare-up in trouble that over the past two years displaced tens of thousands of people. Local MP Kalunga Mawazo told AFP on Tuesday that…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Sri Lanka destroys seized bird nests destined for soup
Colombo (AFP) Oct 18, 2016 Sri Lankan custom officers on Tuesday destroyed 45 kilograms (99 pounds) of rare bird nests that are considered a delicacy in China and have a street value of nearly half a million dollars. The officers burnt the pile of swallows’ nests confiscated mainly from passengers’…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
American Aerospace Completes First ever Drone-Based Hurricane Response Exercise
Cape May NJ (SPX) Oct 19, 2016 American Aerospace Technologies (AATI), the pioneer in long range drones for civilian applications has announced that it successfully tested drone-based wireless communications and real-time mapping for improved hurricane response. In another first for AATI, the…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Model predicts spread of harmful plant pathogen around the globe
Perth, Australia (UPI) Oct 18, 2016 The soil-borne plant pathogen Phytophthora cinnamomi causes root rot, triggering devastating diebacks of infected flora. According to a new study published in the journal Global Change Biology, the pathogen may be more widespread than previously thought. …
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Unique skin impressions of the last dinosaurs discovered in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain (SPX) Oct 17, 2016 A geological research conducted in the village of Vallcebre, near Barcelona, to study the origins of rock sediments from the Late Cretaceous period (approx. 66 million years ago) has revealed an extraordinary artefact. Researchers discovered the impression of skin…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Out of the countryside, wildlife returning to Amsterdam
Amsterdam (AFP) Oct 18, 2016 Seals peep from Amsterdam’s famous canals, while rare bats huddle in the eaves of houses, next to nesting birds. Wildlife – of the animal kind – is on the rise in the teeming Dutch capital. More than 10,000 different animal species roam the city’s nooks and crannies,…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Historical Records May Underestimate Sea Level Rise
Pasadena CA (JPL) Oct 19, 2016 A new NASA and university study using NASA satellite data finds that tide gauges – the longest and highest-quality records of historical ocean water levels – may have underestimated the amount of global average sea level rise that occurred during the 20th century. …
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Soil moisture, snowpack data could help predict ‘flash droughts’
Boulder CO (SPX) Oct 19, 2016 New research suggests that “flash droughts” – like the one that unexpectedly gripped the Southern Rockies and Midwest in the summer of 2012 – could be predicted months in advance using soil moisture and snowpack data. Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Mozambique peace talks resume after negotiator’s murder
Maputo (AFP) Oct 18, 2016 Peace talks between the Mozambican government and the main opposition Renamo, resumed on Tuesday, a week after they were halted following the killing of an opposition negotiator, an international mediator announced. “We held bilateral talks today with Renamo, (and) at…
Latest news
Groundhog Lazarus: Twice dead data breach notification laws re-enter Parliament
Third time might be the charm as Australia could get data breach notification laws if they are not stranded in Parliament again.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Hear the sounds of space in StudioKCAs NASA Orbit Pavilion in Los Angeles
Created in collaboration with Shane Myrbeck of Arup and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, StudioKCA’s NASA Orbit Pavilion debuted at the World Science Festival at New York University in the summer of 2015. The Huntington invited StudioKCA to bring the pavilion to the west coast as the first exhibition…
Cool Tools
USB TV Tuner
I have had this little USB TV Tuner for about a year and have ended up purchasing another for my daughter. If you are not familiar with these, it is a small USB powered TV tuner that allows you to watch over-the-air or standard cable TV on your computer. I initially purchased this to use with my laptop…
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New technique allows for holograms that can be seen from any angle
In December 1977, when Star Wars first lit up the screens of movie theatres around the world, cinemagoers watched as as a holographic Princess Leia pleaded for help from Obi-Wan Kenobi.Today, she’d probably have sent a Snapchat instead. But a South Korean team has developed technology that would allow…
BBC News – World
Women protest at Trump buildings across the US
Women in 15 cities across the US have gathered at Trump buildings to protest against the presidential candidate.
BBC News – World
Russia’s Patriarch Kirill urges ‘holy war’ on terror
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, has called on all countries to unite in what he called a holy war on terrorism.
BBC News – World
Saudi prince executed for murdering man in brawl
A Saudi prince has been executed for shooting dead a man during a mass brawl three years ago outside Riyadh, the interior ministry says.
RT – Daily news
Alex Salmond on RT UK banking woes: ‘It’s what tin-pot dictatorships would do’
The closure of RT’s British accounts by a UK majority-state-owned bank would be something one might expect from a “tin pot dictatorship, not a liberal democracy,” Scottish politician Alex Salmond told RT, pledging to protest the move. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Venezuela election delay sparks opposition anger
Venezuela’s elections for state governorships are postponed until next year, with the opposition branding the move unconstitutional.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
10 upgrades the Industrial Internet of Things needs
Whether you call it the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industry 4.0 or machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity, there’s a trend that’s impossible to ignore: the manufacturing sector is getting connected, and fast. With slow economic growth and a volatile global market, competition is increasing…
EETimes:
Startup Taps Kickstarter To Manufacture Wireless Flash Device
iLuun chose Kickstarter to fund the next phase of its business and validate that there was a market for wireless flash drive that enables users to stream transfer media content to and from their mobile device
RT – Daily news
Russian military launches own ‘closed internet’ for classified data exchange – report
Russian military forces have completed the creation of own electronic communication system that is completely independent from the internet and protected from unlicensed connections, allowing for fast and safe transfer of classified information. Read Full Article at RT.com
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
‘Mosul will be a difficult fight,’ says Obama of Iraq battle
President Barack Obama warned Tuesday of a tough battle ahead as Iraqi forces backed by a US-led coalition advance on Mosul to wrest the city from the Islamic State group.
Techbargains.com
Torege Polarized Sports Sunglasses with 5 Interchangeable Lenes $12.99
Torege Polarized Sports Sunglasses with 5 Interchangeable Lenes $12.99
Computerworld
The march toward exascale computers
It’s good to be near the top of the list. As for the embargo’s likely effectiveness, #1 on the Top500 list happens to be China’s Sunway TaihuLight at the National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi. It sustains a performance of 93 petaflops using 10,649,600 cores, all of them 1.45GHz Sunway (also rendered…
Computerworld
German arms maker Armatix to release second smart gun in U.S.
German firearms manufacturer Armatix LLC is planning to release its second smart gun in the U.S. next year after sales of its first model — the .22 caliber iP1 — were quashed by pressure from some gun owners and gun rights advocates who saw it as a threat to Second Amendment freedoms. Unlike the…
Modern Interior Design & Furniture – Decoist
The Best DIY Kitchen Upgrades for Design Lovers
A kitchen upgrade can be expensive, which is why many design lovers embrace DIY projects when it comes to home improvement. If hiring a contractor for a full kitchen remodel isn’t in the cards, don’t fret. There are plenty of ways to take matters into your own hands and give your culinary space a boost….
Fast Company
How YouTube, Instagram, Pixar, And Others Found Major Success After A Big Pivot
Sometimes the best way forward is a giant leap sideways. Here are 10 companies that bet big on a new direction. Sometimes the best way forward is a giant leap sideways. Here are 10 companies that bet big on a new direction.1. Wrigley Soap seller William Wrigley Jr. switched…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Exploring defects in nanoscale devices for possible quantum computing applications
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Can we find more benign nanomaterials?
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
A window into battery life for next-gen lithium cells (w/video)
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
It’s official: Phonon and magnon are a couple (w/video)
RT – Daily news
‘6 killed in airstrike’ on village in Aleppo province, Belgium denies involvement
At least six people were killed in an airstrike on a village in Aleppo province, northern Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said, adding that two Belgian F-16 jets were operating in the area. Brussels denies the claims. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Oil buoyed by reported US stockpile draw, falling China output
Crude prices gained over one percent on Wednesday, as the American Petroleum Institute (API) reported late Tuesday that US stockpiles fell 3.8 million barrels in the week to October 14. Chinese oil output fell, consolidating price growth. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
‘Freedom!’ Refugees stage rooftop protest at detention center in Madrid (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Dozens of inmates staged a protest at an immigration detention center in Madrid last night by breaking furniture and climbing to the building’s roof as a crowd gathered outside to show their support. Read Full Article at RT.com
Dezeen
Design museums are filling the void left by print magazines says Deyan Sudjic
Museums are benefitting from the decline of long-form print journalism according to Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic, who spoke to Dezeen’s Marcus Fairs in this talk we filmed for Molteni&C. Read more
Latest news
Microsoft’s new breakthrough: AI that’s as good as humans at listening…on the phone
Microsoft’s new speech-recognition record means professional transcribers could be among the first to lose their jobs to artificial intelligence.
TechCrunch
The perils of polling in a Brexit and Donald Trump world
 In the digital era of big data, polling is ironically more fraught. The reasons offer a microcosm of both the promise and perils of Big Data. Read More
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Amazon has plans for tiny drones that fit in your pocket
We know that Amazon is keen on the idea of drones, and may one day use them to carry packages to our doorsteps, but a newly filed patent shows the company is thinking about miniature flying machines too.These tiny drones would be small enough to sit on your shoulder or fit in your pocket, the patent…
RT – Daily news
Real-life Robocop: Dubai to get android police force by 2017 (VIDEO)
Robot cops will soon patrol the streets of Dubai in partnership with the city’s police force. The latest prototypes have been unveiled at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX). Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Ukraine’s gas monopoly to demand $2.6bn from Russia for Crimean assets
Ukraine’s national oil and gas company Naftogaz and its six subsidiaries are planning to sue Russia for the loss of assets in the Crimea, according to a statement released by the group. Read Full Article at RT.com
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Traditional keyboard sounds can be decoded, compromising privacy
If you type on your desktop or laptop computer’s keyboard while participating in a Skype call, you could be vulnerable to electronic eavesdropping, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine and in Italy.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Olive-oil industry waste used for countless applications in chemical and food industries
A team of researchers from the department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Granada (UGR) has successfully used some of the waste produced in the olive-oil industry to elaborate surface active agents, specifically biosurfactants and monoglycerids, which are molecules with countless applications…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
System predicts how tall structures respond to vibrations, may help monitor stress over time
When a truck rumbles by a building, vibrations can travel up to the structure’s roof and down again, generating transient tremors through the intervening floors and beams.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study uncovers how cells organize the growth of their structural filaments
To take shape, to move and to reproduce, cells need internal scaffolding composed of slender filaments known as microtubules. Before the cell can use microtubules for these and other essential functions, it must first organize them into carefully crafted bundles, which become the basis for three dimensional…
Mashable
The British army is under fire for this ‘racist’ tweet
The British Army has come under fire for tweeting a picture of a soldier wearing camouflage face cream.  The picture was accompanied with the caption: “Being a soldier in the jungle requires a robust sense of humour”.  Being a #soldier in the jungle requires a robust sense of humour pic.twitter.com/sr9f3OfVsE…
RT – Daily news
Russian MPs pass bill to suspend plutonium reprocessing deal with US
The State Duma has overwhelmingly voted in favor of a bill that suspends a Russian-American deal on reprocessing weapons-grade plutonium extracted from decommissioned warheads. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Next Web
BBC’s student-friendly Micro:bit programmable computer to launch worldwide
By any measure, the BBC Micro:Bit has been a roaring success. The diminutive computer has found its way into the hands of more than one million children, and is a core part of computing education in the UK. It has even attracted the support of Samsung, Microsoft, and ARM, who assisted in the device’s…
Computerworld
Facebook’s 100-gigabit switch design is out in the open
Facebook’s 100-gigabit switch design has been accepted by the Open Compute Project, a step that should help to foster an open ecosystem of hardware and software on high-speed networking gear. The 32-port Wedge 100 is the follow-on to Facebook’s Wedge 40, introduced about two years ago and now in use…
RT – Daily news
Police truck runs over demonstrators protesting US troops in Philippines (VIDEO)
A rally protesting the presence of American troops in the Philippines has turned violent outside the US embassy in Manila, with police using tear gas against demonstrators. Several people were run over by a police van. Read Full Article at RT.com
How-To Geek
Why Is My Battery Estimate Never Accurate?
Laptops, tablets, and phones never seem to know exactly how many hours of power they have left. The estimate may jump from two hours to five hours before dropping back down to one hour. Even worse, the battery may suddenly die without warning.Click Here to Continue Reading
TechRadar: All latest feeds
BT is now trialling blazing 40Gbps broadband
How fast can BT get with its fibre? Pretty darn fast if the company’s latest trial is anything to go by, with speeds of 40Gbps having been achieved.BT hooked up with Huawei to test out new broadband tech in what it called a European first, with an FTTP (fibre-to-the-premises) connection running between…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Humans eating wild mammals into extinction: study
Paris (AFP) Oct 19, 2016 Some 300 wild mammal species in Asia, Africa and Latin America are being driven to extinction by humanity’s voracious appetite for bushmeat, according to a world-first assessment released Wednesday. The species at risk range from rats to rhinoceros, and include docile,…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Indian capital’s zoo closes over bird flu scare
New Delhi (AFP) Oct 19, 2016 New Delhi zoo has temporarily closed after two birds died of bird flu, its curator said Wednesday, a month after India declared itself free of the disease. Riaz Khan said tests had confirmed the birds died of the H5 strain of avian influenza, commonly known as bird…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Millions in Philippines on alert for super typhoon
Manila (AFP) Oct 19, 2016 Millions of people in the Philippines were ordered Wednesday to prepare for one of the strongest typhoons to ever hit the disaster-battered country, with authorities warning of giant storm surges and destructive winds. Super Typhoon Haima was forecast to hit remote communities…
Geek.com
Scientists figure out why naked mole-rats don’t feel pain
Anyone who has ever cut their finger knows how painful it can be. The pain makes us very aware of the injury, and so we automatically protect that area more readily so that […]
EETimes:
Oxygen Layer May Extend Moore’s Law
Mears Silicon Technology (MST) at Atomera Inc. (Los Gatos, Calif.) increases the carrier mobility and drive current, while reducing the leakage current for any CMOS transistor.
EETimes:
CEA-Leti: What Crickets Can Teach Us
Bio-inspired research is picking up momentum. But where CEA-Leti’s approach differs from others, more focused on neuromorphic engineering by mimicking the brain, is that “we take a full system approach,” according to Leti’s science director.
Ars Technica
Flaw in Intel chips could make malware attacks more potent
Enlarge Researchers have devised a technique that bypasses a key security protection built into just about every operating system. If left unfixed, this could make malware attacks much more potent. ASLR, short for “address space layout randomization,” is a defense against a class of widely used…
PCWorld
The best programs to run Android apps on your Windows PC
From time to time you’ll hear about yet another effort to bring Android to the desktop. Yes, there’s an official effort to do this straight from Google by bringing the Play Store to a select number of Chromebooks.But what if you want this now, or don’t want to buy a new computer to experience what it’d…
RT – Daily news
‘If I don’t shoot, thousands will die!’: TV terror drama lets viewers decide fate of fighter pilot
If a pilot shot down an airliner, killing all 164 on board, would you describe them as a hero or a murderer? What if the pilot did this to save the lives of 70,000 oblivious bystanders on the ground below? Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
UKIP’s descent into ‘full-blown insanity’ could cost it funding, says major donor
UKIP has descended into “full-blown insanity,” warns insurance tycoon Arron Banks, who has donated more than £1 million to the party, as he threatened to withhold further cash amid ongoing uncertainty over the its future. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Someone is reading out the entire internet to Julian Assange
Ecuador has confirmed that it has cut Julian Assange’s internet access at the country’s embassy in London. But the WikiLeaks founder should not despair.  Bobby Mair, a Canadian stand-up comedian based in London, has just showed up outside the Ecuadorian embassy with a sign reading “Julian Assange personal…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Wyatt Technology Corporation Launches the ViscoStar III Online Viscometer for Polymer and Protein Characterization
Wyatt Technology, the world leader in instrumentation for absolute macromolecular characterization, announces the launch of the third generation of intrinsic viscosity detectors: the ViscoStar III….
Mashable
‘Vogue’ makes historic political endorsement for U.S. presidency
LONDON — Vogue has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president of the United States — the first time in its 124-year history that the magazine has spoken out during an election≥  SEE ALSO: Alec Baldwin endorses Charlie Brown for president In an article outlining the endorsement, the magazine’s editors said…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Scientists get their first look into how bacteria construct a slimy biofilm fortress
Princeton researchers have for the first time revealed the mechanics of how bacteria build up slimy masses, called biofilms, cell by cell. When encased in biofilms in the human body, bacteria are a thousand times less susceptible to antibiotics, making certain infections, such as pneumonia, difficult…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
‘Bolt of lightning’ captures development of block copolymer
The ability to precisely control every aspect of a material, even at the nanoscale, is of critical importance in a host of applications.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Making new functional polymers for 3-D printers
Chemical engineers at the University of Melbourne have found a way to 3-D print smart polymers (or plastics) that can perform a function, in a way that is cheaper, cleaner and more accessible than ever before.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Catch of the day key to sustaining coastal communities
Locally caught fish with chips is a delicious highlight for many coastal holiday makers. Now new research shows just how much the local catch means economically and socially for coastal communities.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Research predicts which tropical vagrants will get permanent residency in warming waters
Every year the temperate waters off south eastern Australia receive an influx of tropical fish larvae from the Great Barrier Reef. Transported southward by the East Australian Current they are doomed never to reach adulthood. By July, as water temperatures drop, juvenile mortality reaches close to 100…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New satellite image database maps the dynamics of human presence on Earth
Built-up areas on the Earth have increased by 2.5 times since 1975. And yet, today 7.3 billion people live and work in only 7.6% of the global land mass. Nine out of the ten most populated urban centres are in Asia, while five out of the ten largest urban centres are in the United States. These are some…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Biochemistry: combining two catalytic worlds
Chemical and biological catalysts tend to require very different reaction conditions, making their combination challenging. Researchers of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have succeeded in taking this hurdle by using a special gel matrix to compartmentalize both types of catalysts. The results obtained by…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
The robot eyes have it—cutting-edge tool for koala conservation
Local councils are testing a new tool for protecting their vulnerable koala populations – drones equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) and backed by powerful statistical analysis.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Indian capital’s zoo closes over bird flu scare
New Delhi zoo has temporarily closed after two birds died of bird flu, its curator said Wednesday, a month after India declared itself free of the disease.
Lifehacker
Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Fall Semester 2016
Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web this fall for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly-updating guide to improving your life with free, online college-level classes. Let’s get…
Physics News
Eco-friendly production of silicon nanowires
Physicists from the Lomonosov Moscow State University have worked out a new and more eco-friendly method of obtaining silicon nanowires that replaces hydrofluoric acid (HF) with ammonium fluoride …
CNET News.com
Music streaming is too expensive, say some listeners – CNET
Apparently a tenner a month is too much for some people.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Biophilic designer Joe Zazzera discusses the many benefits of indoor moss walls
Everyone loves living walls these days—but not all of us have the time or space to take care of them. The answer is a simple and lovely one—moss “paintings!” Joe Zazzera and Pat Mahan of Plant Solutions struggled with the problem, and developed the Moss Wall Art solution. “It was 2009, the height…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Video: Peshmerga Brigadier General Barzani discusses Iraq’s Mosul offensive
Kurdish Peshmerga Brigadier General Sirwan Barzani talked to FRANCE 24 about the offensive on the Iraqi city of Mosul as the battle entered its second day on Tuesday.
TechSpot
Amazon reportedly considering selling Internet service overseas
Amazon has added a number of web-based services including Prime Photos and Prime Video to its popular subscription service. Should the latest rumor out of the mill pan out, Internet itself could be the next service on offer.
Scientific American Content: Global
Exposed: The Climate Fallacy of 2100
If we do not plan, now, to limit carbon emissions beyond this century, we will foolishly raise the oceans dramatically for thousands of years — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Scientific American Content: Global
When the Sea Saved Humanity
Shortly after Homo sapiens arose, harsh climate conditions nearly extinguished our species. The small population that gave rise to all humans alive today may have survived by exploiting a unique… — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
inStash
Nisolo Cordoba Backpack Is The Most Stylish Way To Carry Your Essentials
Still using a Jansport backpack? It’s time for an upgrade. Handmade in Mexico from vegetable-tanned leather, the Nisolo Cordoba Backpack might just be the most stylish way … Read More
inStash
Improve Your Quality Of Life With The L.U.C.Y Personal Assistant
The idea of a digital butler which serves you and helps make your life simpler and more fulfilling isn’t that far off. In fact, it might just … Read More
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Micro Bit has mega-plans as mini-computer goes global
The Micro Bit compact computer board is going global, and will be available throughout Europe in the next few months, and will subsequently arrive in the US and other countries next year.The BBC’s Raspberry Pi-alike was given away free to a million school kids in the UK in an effort to drum up interest…
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Eugene Kaspersky Says the Worst Case Hacking Scenarios Probably Won’t Happen
It’s often difficult for security companies to tell who launched a cyberattack, as they have to rely on imperfect clues such as the languages cybercriminals use, Kaspersky Lab’s CEO Eugene Kaspersky said while visiting Romania for a conference.“Attribution is very tricky in cyberspace,” he said, adding…
Mashable
You can now book an Uber or Ola cab in India with Google search
Next time you want to book a cab in India with Uber and Ola — and also compare their fares — just make a Google search.   SEE ALSO: As Ola and Uber join the fray, are bike taxis the next big thing in India? Google announced today that it is making it easier for Indians to book a cab on the two ride-hailing…
The Verge – All Posts
First Click: Where’s the Facebook fact checker America so desperately needs?
I have a Facebook friend, let’s call him Mike, who’s a rabid supporter of Donald Trump and God, in that order. You probably have someone similar in your own timeline expressing an equally dogged allegiance to Hillary Clinton. Last night Mike expressed concern at seeing Clinton “so far ahead” in the polls…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Two Russians, one American blast off to ISS
Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut soared into orbit in a Soyuz spacecraft Wednesday at the start of a two-day journey to the International Space Station.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Bacteria ‘alarm clock’ may cause repeat infections in patients
Scientists have discovered a bacteria ‘alarm clock’ that wakes dormant Salmonella in the body, allowing the bug to trigger a repeat infection.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Detection dogs sniff out the droppings of endangered primates
Detection dogs – working dogs trained to use their noses to find substances like drugs or explosives – have also found work in wildlife conservation. Such scat-detecting dogs are valuable tools for collecting fecal samples from rare and hard-to-find wild animals.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Improved method to deliver coolant to turbine blades, make engines more efficient
A Purdue technology being developed could provide a more effective way to efficiently deliver coolant to turbine blades in gas turbine engines, one of the most widely used power-generating technologies. The innovation could potentially make engines on a global scale more efficient, safer and environmentally…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Nitrogen-15 isotope can trigger asymmetric autocatalytic reactions toward chiral organic compounds
The preparation of chiral compounds as intermediates in drug synthesis is one of the most important targets in synthetic organic chemistry. Japanese scientists have now shown that the autocatalytic preparation of a chiral intermediate can be triggered by a compound bearing hidden chirality, which consisted…
WIRED
The Cure for Cancer Is Data—Mountains of Data
We must access genetic info from millions of cancer patients to make the connections necessary to battle the disease. It won’t be easy, but we can do it. The post The Cure for Cancer Is Data—Mountains of Data appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Get Your Reprint of Depero Futurista, One of the World’s Most Iconic Design Books
Now you can experience Fortunato Depero’s iconic monograph the way he intended: with your own hands. The post Get Your Reprint of Depero Futurista, One of the World’s Most Iconic Design Books appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Imagine if Donald Trump Controlled the NSA
Trump’s presidential candidacy raises the question: How tyrant-proof is the world’s most powerful surveillance agency? The post Imagine if Donald Trump Controlled the NSA appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Nonstop Metropolis’ Stunning Maps Show NYC the Way Locals See It
New York City, as seen by RZA on the Staten Island Ferry or graffiti artists in the Bronx. The post Nonstop Metropolis’ Stunning Maps Show NYC the Way Locals See It appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Meet the Giant Robot That Builds Boeing’s Wings
Boeing’s PAL will help the plane maker assemble wings twice as quickly. The post Meet the Giant Robot That Builds Boeing’s Wings appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
How to Make Baby Bees and Other Weird Stuff Great to Eat
Brian Finke visited 10 laboratories, cooking schools and restaurants where the taste bud is king. The post How to Make Baby Bees and Other Weird Stuff Great to Eat appeared first on WIRED.
9to5Mac
More than 90% of ‘genuine’ Apple chargers & cables sold on Amazon are fake, says Apple
There’s no shortage of third-party chargers and cables sold for Apple equipment, some of them claiming to be the genuine article, but Apple has found that even Amazon has been selling counterfeit products labelled as the real thing. The products concerned were sold by Amazon directly, and not by a…
Mashable
How to watch the third — and final — presidential debate
What a long, strange trip it’s been. On Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will face off for the third and final time on the debate stage, just a hair under three weeks until Election Day. SEE ALSO: The first presidential debate was the most watched in American history The…
The Awesomer
Kid Luke & Tauntaun Costume
LinkMotorcycle artist Clint Case spent “4 months, 100 glue sticks, 2 yards of fur, and 1 goat mask” to bless his son with one of the best combo costumes available. The well made fake Luke legs do a good job of selling the illusion. More Awesome Stuff: TMBG x The Force AwakensIs Jar Jar Binks a Sith…
Macworld
Why a ceramic iPhone is still the stuff of fantasy
After unveiling a ceramic Apple Watch last month, Apple filed a patent application for using ceramic in iPhones. Could ceramic replace aluminum and be the material of future Apple gadgets?According to Wired, there are many benefits to creating a ceramic iPhone. For starters it’s four times stronger than…
SlashGear
Ultimaker 3 printer lets you create more complex shapes
3D printing started out as a movement that democratized the production process away from big businesses and into small groups and even individuals. Naturally, over time, the benefits and savings of 3D printing found its way back to groups and businesses that can afford to throw more cash at a problem….
ArchDaily
America’s Oldest Shopping Mall has been Transformed into Micro-Units
via Business Insider. Image © Ben Jacobsen/Northeast Collaborative Architects The Arcade Providence is 188 years old, but it’s getting its second wind. This classical Greek structure, which also happens to be America’s oldest shopping mall, was renovated into 48 micro-apartments and an assortment…
Scientific American Content: Global
Men with Happier Childhoods Have Stronger Relationships in Old Age
A decades-long study of human well-being found that upbringing also affected how the men managed their emotions in midlife — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Scientific American Content: Global
Nurses Are Caretakers, Not Scientists, Right? Wrong
In fact, they’ve been doing scientific research since the days of Florence Nightingale — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Mashable
New comic series hilariously depicts what it’s like to live with a disability
Conversations around living with a disability often turn serious, academic and stale. But it doesn’t have to be that way — and two sisters are using their hilarious art to prove it. A new comic series, called The Disabled Life, is using humor and sarcasm to chronicle what it’s like to live with a mobility-related…
BBC News – World
Mosul battle: Some 5,000 civilians fled ahead of fighting
Thousands of civilians have fled the Mosul area, including 900 in recent days, ahead of an operation to liberate the Iraqi city from IS, aid agencies say.
Man of Many
Mujjo Adds Leather to the iPhone 7
The iPhone 7 is a great phone, no one is disputing that, but Apple could make our lives easier by going ahead and lining them with leather to save us the hassle of doing it ourselves. Thankfully Mujjo is waiting on the sidelines to offer much-needed support. Mujjo has added a range of cases featuring…
CNET News.com
How Cartoon Donald Trump comes to life on ‘The Late Show’ – CNET
Live cartoons for the election could be just the beginning of real-time animations.
CNET News.com
How tech keeps the dead from rigging elections – CNET
Democracy nerds turn to data analysis and cybersecurity smarts to knock dead people off voter rolls and keep hackers from burrowing in.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Glowing concert hall is a symphony of visual and audio design
When you’re one of the world’s top symphony orchestras, it’s only right that you should play in one of the world’s best concert halls. That was the basis upon which MAD Architects worked when designing a new translucent, glowing, lotus-flower-inspired home for the China Philharmonic Orchestra… …
Lifehacker
A Pool Noodle Isn’t the Worst Way For Cyclists to Keep a Safe Distance From Cars
If your city doesn’t have bike lanes, it’s up to every car that passes you on your bike to determine how much space to give you. They often suck at it. Toronto cyclist Warren Hoska solved this by strapping a pool noodle to his bike.The noodle, as you can see above, sticks out a couple feet to the side…
PCWorld
Samsung faces lawsuit from Note7 owners who couldn’t use their phones
Samsung’s problems with lawsuits from alleged victims of overheating batteries in the Galaxy Note7 smartphone could get compounded by consumers suing for compensation of carrier charges. The three plaintiffs in a proposed class action lawsuit in a New Jersey federal court are not suing for compensation…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Eco-friendly fabrication of silicon nanowires
Latest news
Google: This is the scale of race, gender problem in computer science education
New research from Google and Gallup shows that race and gender play a big role in whether students even have an opportunity to start a career in tech.
Mashable
Obama’s final state dinner came with pasta and Mario Batali
Last night, President Obama enjoyed his final state dinner the way all presidents should: With fine wine, star comedians and really earnest jokes. Obama used the occasion to honor Italy, a longtime American ally who “just happens” to have some of the best cuisine on the planet. The president invited…
DailyTech Main News Feed
Cyber Hackers Threaten Security of Lifesaving Medical Devices
Cyber security threats to computer equipment and anything connected to the internet is something most people are used to hearing about. Now the cybersecurity concerns are much closer than ever before… Hackers can attack implantable, wireless medical devices and other lifesaving medical equipment. Now……
SpaceNews.com
China’s Shenzhou-11docks with the Tiangong-2 module for month-long stay
China’s Shenzhou-11 spacecraft, with two astronauts on board, docked with Tiangong-2 at 3:31 p.m. Eastern Tuesday. The astronauts, Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong, entered the module about three hours later. The crew will remain at Tiangong-2 for a month on the longest Chinese human space mission to date,…
Motherboard RSS Feed
Why Some Customers Are Refusing to Return Their Galaxy Note 7
Image: I AM NIKOM / Shutterstock.comNow the subject of a class action lawsuit, Samsung said a few days ago it would recall 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after several of them had exploded, causing injury and property damage—and that was to recall a replacement model following an earlier recall….
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Disney Is Finally Making An R/C Mouse Droid
The first time I saw that mouse droid in Star Wars, I wanted it. Needed it. I’m sure I’m not alone. That’s why I was happy to hear that sometime around mid-December, a remote-controlled Mouse Droid will be rolling into select locations at both Disneyland (If I had to guess, Star Trader) and Walt…
Scientific American Content: Global
Scientific American Songs: Adoption
Jonathan Edwards plays a song from his latest album, Tomorrow’s Child, exploring the psychology of parental separation. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Scientific American Content: Global
Trump’s Views on Science Are Shockingly Ignorant
His statements show a disregard for science that is alarming in a candidate for high office — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
TechSpot
Security researcher reveals Trump’s email servers are out of date and insecure
Donald Trump often criticizes Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, but it appears she’s not the only presidential candidate guilty of poor email security practices. A researcher has revealed that the Trump Organization’s mail servers are badly configured and use software so out of date they…
Architizer
Metal Ceilings – High Profile Series™
The High Profile Series™ Baffle Ceiling System offers easy ceiling access and flexible, customizable designs. Created for indoor commercial applications, this system works well for convention center and airport ceilings, stadium ceilings, casino ceilings and arena ceilings as well as in corporate,…
Gadget Review
Blendtec vs Vitamix
Blendtec vs Vitamix Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site Vitamix and Blendtec are both known for their powerful, durable, high-end blender products. But if we pick their two most kitchen-friendly blenders compare, who comes out the winner? In the ring this week, it’s Blendtec vs Vitamix (both…
GearBest Blog
Top 10 sellers (From 15th Sep. to 15th Oct.)
Hello Everyone,You may get the points from our tittle.Yes, IJOY TORNADO 150 SUB-OHM / RTA Tank is restock.Are you happy with this one of the most affordable tanks?Follow me to get the coupon price.#Couponcode: ecig15off  $17.81Link : https://goo.gl/74LL0IThis atomizer improves upon the top fill system…
Gizmodo
The Case Mod That Looks Like An Enormous Gun
Not sure where case mods go from here, but a giant gun will be tough to top.Read more…
Mobile Magazine
Xbox One to launch in China this month after all
And when we woke up, we had these bodies. They’re like, except I’m having them! Oh, I think we should just stay friends. You’ll have all the Slurm you can drink when you’re partying with Slurms McKenzie Hey, tell me something. You’ve got all this money. How come you always dress like you’re doing your…
RT – Daily news
Home Office rules out forcing dental checks on child refugees to prove age
The Home Office has ruled out forcing young refugees arriving in Britain from the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp to have their teeth checked to determine their age, branding the idea “inaccurate, inappropriate and unethical”. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
‘Attacking terrorists in Aleppo is only way to protect civilians’ – Assad
Syrian government forces must clear Aleppo of Islamist militants still controlling the eastern part of the embattled city as this is the only way to protect civilians there, President Bashar Assad has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
Digital Trends
Lightweight construction allows Audi to offer the Q7 with a frugal turbo four
Audi went to great lengths to make the second-generation Q7 as light as possible. The weight shed allows the behemoth to receive a frugal four-cylinder engine for the first time. The four-banger in question is a familiar 2.0-liter gasoline-burning unit that’s also found in a number of Volkswagen, Audi,…
Digital Trends
Shield TL equips your bike with radar so you can ride safely on the streets
Riding a bike on the road with traffic can be an inherently dangerous activity. While most interactions go smoothly, there are times when drivers don’t see bicycles and an accident, often painful and sometimes fatal, ensues. Start-up iLumaware wants to give bikers an extra level of protection with the…
Lifehacker
Vudu Movies On Us Offers Thousands of Free Movies, If You Don’t Mind Some Ads
It’s annoying to pay for a movie service and wonder where all the good movies are. Vudu’s hoping that you won’t mind that feeling quite as much if you get your movies for free (with a few ads, of course).Read more…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Did volcanic activity play a role in early human evolution and migration?
The great Rift Valley that runs through Ethiopia has played a pivotal role in human evolution. It is both the location of the earliest fossils of anatomically modern humans and, later, become an important route for human migrations ‘out of Africa’.
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Breakthrough on virus infecting rare and endangered parrots
Experts estimate less than 30 orange-bellied parrots remain in the wild. Researchers from Charles Sturt University have partnered with scientists from the Australian Synchrotron to reconstruct the outer shell of a beak and feather disease (BFD) virus cell (inset), which is threatening four species of…
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Sights set on record-breaking transmission speed
Work is at fever pitch at the Microwave Electronics Laboratory at MC2. Their goal? To find solutions for high-speed wireless communication. “We’re aiming for record speed in the field,” says Professor Herbert Zirath, head of the research team.
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Are extraverts always at an advantage in team-based work?
New research taking an in-depth look at the role of energy in the perceived advantage of being an extravert has been conducted by the University of Surrey in collaboration with the Center for Creative Leadership in North Carolina (USA), Erasmus University (The Netherlands), Grenoble Ecole de Management…
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From trees to paper—how Swiss wood impacts the environment
Wood has a largely favourable environmental effect. A study of the National Research Programme “Resource Wood” recommends using wood more widely as a source of energy and as a building material.
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Fujitsu bolsters blockchain security technology
Fujitsu Laboratories has developed blockchain-based security technologies to safely and securely handle confidential data between multiple organizations. The most prominent characteristic of a blockchain is that it provides information sharing with high transparency and reliability, without management…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
X-ray point source discovered at the center of a distant dwarf galaxy Henize 2-10
(Phys.org)—NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has helped astronomers to uncover a previously unidentified X-ray point source at the massive black hole in the center of a distant compact starburst galaxy known as Henize 2-10. The findings are available in a paper published Oct. 5 on the arXiv pre-print…
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Students develop bacteria cells capable of independently producing a bio-lens
Students at TU Delft are using the latest technology to develop bacteria cells that can independently produce a bio-lens. The DNA in the bacteria cells is processed to enable the cells to form a micro-lens independently. The lenses, that can be used for microscopy, for example, also have the potential…
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Deep-space images show violent wind collision in one of the heaviest stars in our galaxy
A revolutionary study involving researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy (MPIfR) in Germany, Trinity College Dublin in Ireland, and NASA in the USA, has obtained the sharpest ever images of one of the heaviest stars in our Galaxy. The images show Eta Carinae and its violent collision…
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Drought-tolerant species thrive despite returning rains in the Sahel
Following the devastating droughts in the 70s and 80s in the Sahel region south of the Sahara desert, vegetation has now recovered. What surprise the researchers is that although it is now raining more and has become greener, it is particularly the more drought resistant species that thrive instead of…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Sperm whale clans found to change location in ways similar to humans
(Phys.org)—A small team of researchers with members from Dalhousie University, Aarhus University and the University of St. Andrews, has found that sperm whale clans living off the coast of the Galápagos Islands were replaced by two others over the course of a decade. In their paper uploaded to the open…
RT – Daily news
Up to 90% of rejected asylum seekers cannot be deported from Austria – Defense minister
Up to 90 percent of the asylum seekers that have had their applications rejected in Austria still remain, never having been deported, Austria’s defense minister said, adding that the majority of these migrants come from Africa. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Instagram’s new support tool could help people with mental illness
LONDON — For many people, Instagram is a place where we share moments from our daily lives that bring us joy.  But it’s also a space where people share their innermost thoughts and, sometimes, cries for help. Instagram is launching a support tool which allows people to do something if they feel people…
io9
Watch Two Space Agencies Attempt a Daredevil Landing on Mars This Morning
After a seven month journey, the ExoMars mission arrives in orbit around Mars today. Its first order of business? To attempt a historic, daredevil landing on the Red Planet.Read more…
Ars Technica
Minding the gap, blind
Enlarge (credit: Martin Godwin/Getty Images) Most commuters keep their eyes down in the morning while traipsing through the gleaming corridors of London’s Euston Underground station. Their attention is focused on the feet, the coffee or, beyond that, the rigours of the day into which they hurtle….
Ars Technica
Humanity’s war on latency: Semaphore to silicon photonics and beyond
Enlarge (credit: IBM) For most of humanity’s existence, communication has been incredibly slow. For millennia the only way of transmitting information between two humans was via speech or crude drawings. About 5,000 years ago written language and papyrus increased the transmission distance and bandwidth…
The Gadget Flow
Cacgo Bluetooth Smartwatch
Cacgo smartwatch is another circular watch with SIM capability. The round wearable can send and receive messages, dial or answer call right from your smartwatch. The watch has a 1.3-inch touch screen. If you are into sports, you can record your running , walking with its built-in pedometer. Other sensors…
The Gadget Flow
Satechi Aluminum Universal Magnet Mount
Keep your smartphone within reach at all times with the Satechi Aluminum Universal Magnet Mount. Equipped with an ultra strong adhesive backing, this mount can be conveniently placed anywhere such as the wall to your computer monitor or even the refrigerator. Tucked inside the Aluminum Universal Magnet…
The Gadget Flow
Drew the Pencil Lamp
Meet Drew the Pencil Lamp. Scribble all over your desk and create a unique space with this lamp designed to inspire lightbulb moments. Drew pays homage to the humble pencil, hovering over your surfaces as if held by an invisible hand and doodling straight into your computer or wall socket. Simply twist…
The Gadget Flow
AirPatrol WiFi Smart Air Conditioner Controller
With the AirPatrol WiFi, you can control and monitor your home climate with your smartphone from anywhere. The controller connects wirelessly to your home AC and makes it smart. You will be in control of the temperature and humidity by changing AC’s mode, temperature, fan speed and swing from the free…
Design Milk
Woven Bamboo Meets Solid Wood and Portuguese Joinery
Designer Marco Sousa Santos focuses on the beauty of Portuguese joinery and craftsmanship in the Barca Lounge Chair from Branca. Made from Ash or Iroko wood, the handcrafted chairs are built over the course of a week, as the process includes many steps, such as wood selection, joint carving,…
Mises Institute
Video: Joseph Salerno Explains the Benefits of Deflation
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssBooms and BustsThe FedBusiness CyclesVideo: Joseph Salerno Explains the Benefits of Deflation 0 Views Introduced by Murray Sabrin, Joseph Salerno spoke on “Why Falling Prices Are Good for Business” at Ramapo College in New Jersey on October 4. Dr. Salerno’s…
Physics News
Spontaneous decays of magneto-elastic excitations in non-collinear antiferromagnets
Professor Park Je-Geun of the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) and colleagues have created a new theoretical model of the coupling of two forms of collective atomic excitation, known as magnons …
Physics News
Researchers determine relation bandgap energy of single cesium lead bromide nanocrystals
Researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), in collaboration with Japanese partners, have determined the relation between the bandgap energy of single cesium lead bromide nanocrystals …
Physics News
Tiny gold particles could be the key to developing a treatment for pancreatic cancer
A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is often a death sentence because chemotherapy and radiation have little impact on the disease. In the U.S. this year, some 53,000 new cases will be diagnosed, …
Physics News
Technique could lower cost of making bioplastics and biofuel
The potential for at least partly replacing oil with cellulose as a renewable source of energy and materials has just improved.
Macworld
Satechi Slim Aluminum Type-C Multi-Port Adapter review: Portable MacBook dock makes no compromises
Passthrough power was initially rare for USB-C docks, which were designed to extend the single port on a 2015 and 2016 MacBook. This was unfortunate, because a dock should be a way to get more out of a laptop without watching the battery drain. The Satechi Slim Aluminum Type-C Multi-Port Adapter ($60…
The Gadget Flow
GGMM M4 WiFi Wireless Bluetooth Speakers
Enjoy your music virtually anywhere with the GGMM M4 WiFi Wireless Bluetooth Speakers. They come with a built-in rechargeable battery. There is a durable microfiber wrapped around the entire speaker that includes a stylish leather belt you can use over the shoulder or as a hand-carry. Along with this,…
The Gadget Flow
The Lucid Dreamer – Wake Up Inside Your Dreams
What if you could control your dreams? The Lucid Dreamer is the world’s first reliable lucid dream-inducing device using EEG based REM detection, tACS and sound and light stimulation. Lucid dreams are dreams in which you realize that you are dreaming. Being aware during a dream is a magical experience…
The Gadget Flow
TapTap – Christmas Gadget; Create Your Own Musical Light Show
Light up your Christmas even more this year with the TapTap Christmas Gadget. It’s a smartphone controlled music light show creator that will help you create your own light show during any party or festival. The procedure is pretty simple and does not require any coding at all. You just need to connect…
Man of Many
What Style of Dress Shoe Should Every Guy Own?
This article is Part 6 of a nine part Series where Man of Many is teaming up with Australia’s biggest instagrammers for fashion advice. Ask an Aussie guy to tell you the difference between a pair of Oxfords, brogues or derby shoes and chances are all you’ll be met with is a blank stare. They’re a feature…
The Verge – All Posts
Facebook caught an office intruder using the controversial surveillance tool it just blocked
When it was revealed last week that police used a social media monitoring program to track protestors, it inspired outrage, and major tech companies immediately cut off API access for the tool. But at least one of those companies had prior opportunity to know what the tool, Geofeedia, was capable of….
Mashable
Google will make it easy for Airtel, Vodafone users in India to buy paid apps with carrier billing
Google will make it easier for more people in India to purchase apps, music and other items from it Google Play store. The company today revealed that it will be bringing carrier billing option to two of India’s largest telecom operators.  SEE ALSO: Google Play Music store finally goes live in India…
Reason.com Full Feed
Half of U.S. Adults Are in Facial Recognition Databases, Health Insurance Premiums Spiking, Final Presidential Debate Tonight: A.M. Links
We’ve made it to the last presidential debate of 2016, folks. Here’s what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are expected to discuss. A new study finds one in two American adults is already in some sort of facial recognition database. Health insurance premiums are going up around the country. Thanks,…
Reason.com Full Feed
A Better Choice
Hillary Clinton is a manipulative, power-mad liar. Donald Trump is a selfish, sexist, narcissistic bully. These are our choices Nov. 8? The leading candidates’ avarice is bad enough. Their ideas are worse. Clinton wants to micro-regulate America into poverty and stagnation. Trump would start a…
Popular Science
The 9 Most Important Security Innovations Of The Year
Military These are the Best Of What’s New The 9 Most Important Security Innovations Of The Year…
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The 10 Greatest Home Innovations Of The Year
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The 11 Greatest Gadgets Of The Year
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The 9 Greatest Recreation Innovations Of The Year
Best Of What’s New These are the Best Of What’s New The best innovations in recreation of 2016.
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The 6 Greatest Software Innovations Of The Year
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The 10 Most Important Aerospace Innovations Of The Year
Best Of What’s New These are the Best Of What’s New The Best of What’s New in the field of aerospace…
Techbargains.com
Yamaha P71 Digital Piano with Weighted Keys and Sustain Pedal $399.99
Yamaha P71 Digital Piano with Weighted Keys and Sustain Pedal $399.99
Modern Interior Design & Furniture – Decoist
Penthouse Ecopark: An Urban Oasis Filled with Greenery and Grandeur
Creating a modern green oasis in the heart of a bustling city is a hard task that demands both creativity and ingenious use of space. Nestled in Hung Yen Province, Vietnam and opening up to unabated views of the city skyline and beyond, Penthouse Ecopark is all about combining a relaxed and comfortable…
CNET News.com
‘Michael Moore in TrumpLand’ will be online before the election – CNET
Watch Moore discuss Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in a film made in less than two weeks.
TechCrunch
Oyoty is a chatbot designed to teach kids to be safe online
 Given there are apps for everything, it seems inevitable there will soon be bots trying to do everything, And while it remains to be seen which of these AI-powered chatbots will prove to have lasting utility, right now it’s all about the experimentation. Read More
TechCrunch
HigherMe raises $1.5M to help businesses hire hourly workers
 Hiring startup HigherMe is announcing that it has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. It’s also brought on some big names as customers, including Dunkin Donuts, Panera Bread — and most recently, fast food chain White Castle. Co-founder and CEO Rob Hunter (a past owner of multiple Marble Slab Creamery…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
SolarCity announces plan to give “green” Airbnb hosts $1000
Airbnb hosts will be eligible for a rad new incentive when they install SolarCity panels on their homes, thanks to a new partnership between the two companies. Hosts can receive $1000 when they go solar and existing SolarCity customers will receive a $100 travel credit if they become Airbnb hosts. The…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Indonesia ratifies Paris climate accord
Indonesia, one of the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitters, Wednesday ratified a landmark climate rescue pact but environmentalists expressed scepticism about the government’s plans to limit global warming.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Germany approves controversial nuclear waste deal
Germany on Wednesday paved the way for nuclear power plant operators to pay 23.5 billion euros towards managing atomic waste, in a deal critics say lets firms get off too lightly.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Something good could actually come from Samsung’s battery disaster
Most accidents caused by smartphones are caused by distracted drivers or pedestrians. But a phone that bursts into flames – as Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7s have been doing – comes with the scariness of uncertainty, especially when these fires take place in airplane cabins.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Facts behind Europe and Russia’s ExoMars mission
Europe hopes to land a tiny craft on Mars Wednesday, a key step in its joint ExoMars project with Russia to search for life on the Red Planet.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Did LIGO detect black holes or gravastars?
After the first direct detection of gravitational waves that was announced last February by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and made news all over the world, Luciano Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany) and Cecilia Chirenti (Federal University of ABC in Santo André, Brazil) set out to test…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Light detector system finds light pollution makes skies 20 times brighter in some areas
(Phys.org)—A physicist in Spain has found that artificial light systems can make the skies above cities more than 20 times as bright as natural areas. Salvador Bará, with Universidade de Santiago de Compostela has written a paper detailing sky measurements made with a sensor network set up around the…
Digital Trends
NanoFlowcell found a partner to make its salt-powered electric coupe a reality
German startup NanoFlowcell raised more than a few eyebrows when it announced plans to build an advanced, zero-emissions car that essentially relies on salt to generate electricity. Many were skeptical, but the company has announced it’s talking with a partner about bringing the technology to production….
Digital Trends
Fabriq wireless speaker offers multiroom sound, Alexa-powered smarts
Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant is quickly breaking free of the company’s own hardware, with the company allowing other manufacturers to integrate the technology into their own products. Not only is the Fabriq one of the more affordable examples of this, but it’s also the first non-Amazon speaker to feature…
Gizmodo
Rolling This Wheelchair’s Wheels Backwards Somehow Propels It Forward
When the RoChair first appeared back in 2011, the wheelchair used an unorthodox center-mounted drive lever, operated with a rowing motion, to propel it forwards. Four years later the RoChair has been completely redesigned to look more traditional, until you see someone operating it.Read more…
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Yemen, not Saudi Arabia nor Iran, lies at the heart of the solution
A ceasefire deal between warring parties in Yemen is set to go into effect Wednesday shortly before midnight. FRANCE 24’s Leela Jacinto examines whether this time, there are any peace hopes.
Dezeen
FOMO Survival Kit helps users overcome their fear of missing out
Multimedia designer Lara Défayes has designed a three-piece survival kit to help with the uniquely contemporary condition known as FOMO. Read more
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Art Deco R2-D2 Looks Like The Coolest Vintage Vacuum
Author and droid builder Kurt Zimmerman built this R/C “Artoo Deco” robot complete with magnificent retro styling and a built-in sound system that can make all sorts of cool boops and beeps. Surprisingly, Artoo Deco can’t help you keep those rugs and carpets clean. Check out more pics below. …
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New updates aim to cut down on sat nav disasters
Our smartphone apps have become pretty adept at finding a route from A to B, but they do still occasionally make errors – like directing cars into lakes or sending lorries down country lanes that are far too narrow for the vehicles.New updates rolling out before the end of the year and produced in partnership…
The Next Web
This handy app takes the headaches out of PDF editing (50% off)
Working with PDFs is a headache, but Mac users can rejoice: PDFpen 8 eliminates the hassle once and for all. This all-purpose PDF editor is packed with powerful features to streamline your workflow and make editing a breeze. For a limited time, you can save 50 percent on PDFpen, courtesy of TNW Deals….
Architizer
Opening Soon: A New Architecture School With No Fees and Zero Studio Hours
Earlier this month, the architect and educator Peter Zellner announced plans to start a new, cost-free institution for architectural education — the Free School of Architecture — next summer in Los Angeles. His announcement followed closely on the heels of an op-ed he wrote for the Architect’s…
Latest news
Cloud computing: You are probably ignoring the biggest security flaw
Even if your code is hacker-proof, there’s still one way into your systems and it’s much tougher to patch.
Newswise: SciNews
Going for a Run Could Improve Cramming for Exams
Ever worried that all the information you’ve crammed in during a study session might not stay in your memory? The answer might be going for a run, according to a new study published in Cognitive Systems Research.
RT – Daily news
Collectors threaten to sell debtor’s infant relative to organ smugglers
Debt collectors in Murmansk are facing murder threat charges after putting a debtor’s great grandchild up for sale to organ smugglers for failing to pay back $3,200. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Govt money-saving scheme cost more than it saved – report
A government shared services scheme that officials hoped would save £400 million (US$490 million) per year ended up costing taxpayers £4 million, a parliamentary spending watchdog has revealed. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Clinton and Trump Should Address Climate in Final Debate
Energy Secretary Moniz says candidates should state their positions on climate solutions — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Fact Check: Trump Is Indeed a Big Whiny Baby
Yesterday President Obama responded to Donald Trump’s pre-emptive complaints about an election “rigged” against him, saying the Republican presidential nomineee should “stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes.” Obama added that “if you start whining before the game’s even over, if whenever…
RT – Daily news
Norway may host US Marines starting January
As soon as early January, Norway may permit the US Marine Corps to deploy troops on its soil, furthering NATO’s goal of placing more military assets on Russia’s border, according to local media. Read Full Article at RT.com
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ICYMI: Getting ethanol from more than just corn
Today on In Case You Missed It: Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory created ethanol out of carbon dioxide in a way that they believe would be easy to scale up. Most importantly, the conversion happens at room temperature so it could…
TechSpot
Opinion: Can IT survive?
If you’ve ever worked at a business with at least 20 employees, you’ve undoubtedly run into “them”—the oft-dreaded, generally misunderstood, secretly sneered at (though sometimes revered) IT department. The goal of Information Technology (IT) professionals, of course, is to provide companies and their…
kottke.org
Scientists accidentally discover a process to turn CO2 into fuel
Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have stumbled upon a process that uses “nanospikes” to turn carbon dioxide into ethanol, a common fuel. This process has several advantages when compared to other methods of converting CO2 into fuel. The reaction uses common materials like copper and…
Mobile Magazine
Apple Server Most Powerful rack optimized server
And when we woke up, we had these bodies. They’re like, except I’m having them! Oh, I think we should just stay friends. You’ll have all the Slurm you can drink when you’re partying with Slurms McKenzie Hey, tell me something. You’ve got all this money. How come you always dress like you’re doing your…
Scientific American Content: Global
U.S. Health Officials Outline Zika Spending Priorities
Puerto Rico and other territories, which have reported nearly 26,000 cases of infection, will net $40 million — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
DailyTech Main News Feed
8 Days to Apple’s October Event
Sources say that Apple has chosen Thursday, October 27th to announce the new MacBook. I called an Apple store to get some more information, but my confidential informant couldn’t confirm or deny anything about the product released at the event.
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Seagate’s new $85 5TB hard drive is actually affordable
While the past few months have seen an escalating arms race to build the world’s largest solid state drive, magnetic disk-based hard drives are still the cheapest option for computers looking for the most bytes for their buck. And Seagate’s new 5TB BarraCuda ST5000 hard drive is the largest 2.5-inch…
BBC News – World
Germany shootings: ‘Far-right gunman’ injures Bavaria police
A far-right activist is arrested near Nuremberg after shooting at police officers who asked him to hand over a legal weapon, say German police.
Digital Trends
This company wants to be the Netflix of virtual reality
When you want to watch some great streaming video, where do you go? Netflix, perhaps? Amazon Video? There are fantastic original shows from both these titans. Now, what if you’d like a similar, quality video experience for your virtual reality headset? Sure, there are many apps out there that pull together…
RT – Daily news
‘What planet is she on?’: Clinton adviser mocks Hillary in latest #PodestaEmails
WikiLeaks has released its 12th batch of emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign chair John Podesta. This brings the total number of emails released to date to over 21,000. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
First-ever Russia-Egypt paratrooper drills in Africa underway (VIDEO)
Russian and Egyptian paratroopers have for the first time taken part in joint military drills in the African desert. Some 200 servicemen participated in the exercises, aimed at boosting anti-terrorism effectiveness. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Premium Asus Chromebook 2-in-1 is coming, FCC lets slip
At the weekend, we heard that Samsung has a premium Chromebook in the works (one that comes with a stylus), and apparently Asus doesn’t want to be left behind, with the vendor planning a higher-end 2-in-1 device with possible pen support.The Asus Chromebook C302CA, as it’s currently known, was spotted…
io9
Satellite Images Show Haiti Stripped Bare by Hurricane Matthew
It’s been almost two weeks since Hurricane Matthew ravaged Haiti, killing hundreds and setting the stage for disease and starvation. New photos taken from space reveal the extent of the damage and the disturbing amount of vegetation lost in the storm.Read more…
PCWorld
25% off ARRIS SURFboard SB6190 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem – Deal Alert
The SURFboard SB6190 is the first Gigabit+ cable modem available in retail, and is compatible with major US Cable Internet Providers like Xfinity by Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, Brighthouse and many others, so you can ditch their cable modem (along with their rental fee) and regain control. It harnesses…
9to5Mac
Quick Look: ScotteVest OTG Jacket beats hand-baggage restrictions with normal-looking clothing
I’ve long been a fan of ScotteVest products: vests with a ridiculous number of pockets to hold all your technology; check out my detailed review of one of these for chapter-and-verse. The short version is that by putting all your tech into your clothing, you can get around the often-absurd limits some…
Reason.com Full Feed
Here’s a Great Question for Tonight’s Debate: What Are Clinton and Trump Going To Do about “Mutant Capitalism”?
Ah, the kids these days! Those millennials hate capitalism, don’t they, the very bedrock of the country? Holy hell, 42 percent say they prefer socialism as the best way to organize society! As pollster Frank Luntz has pronounced, “the hostility of young Americans to the underpinnings of the American…
GearCulture
Nora Smart Snoring Solution
This may just be the best gift you could buy your partner, Nora Smart Snoring is the world’s first non-invasive snoring solution. The clever device is discreetly slotted onto a bedroom shelf, connecting to a smart pump action pillow which slightly moves your head at the first sign of noise, nipping…
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Apple could bring E Ink keyboards to MacBooks in 2018
You may have to wait a while if you want a Mac with an E Ink keyboard. Wall Street Journal tipsters understand that Apple wants to make Sonder’s e-paper keys a “standard feature” on MacBooks, but that it’s aiming for a 2018 launch. Don’t expect to se…
Gizmodo
Lifehacker Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Fall Semester 2016 | Kotaku The Japanese
Lifehacker Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Fall Semester 2016 | Kotaku The Japanese Military Recruits With Anime Girls | io9 Lady Gaga’s Freaky Roanoke Character Has Some Deep American Horror Story Roots | Jalopnik Electric Cars Could Send Oil Companies Into ‘Death Spiral’: People Who…
Design Milk
Perforé Side Table by Emre Yunus Uzun
The Perforé Side Table was designed by Emre Yunus Uzun with a mix of materials. The table, which comes in two sizes, combines a marble tabletop with a powder-coated metal frame and a copper-plated shelf that can be used to hold books or magazines. The simple black structure creates an open…
Scientific American Content: Global
Am I Introverted or Socially Anxious?
At long last, introverts are having their day. Over the last few years, being quiet and inner-directed has become not only acceptable, but downright trendy.  But introversion often gets mistaken… — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Deals
Today’s Best Deals: Fresh Water, Holiday Laser Light, Tire Pressure Monitor
A tire pressure monitoring system, Brita On Tap, and a holiday laser light lead off Wednesday’s best deals.Read more…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
ICC convicts DR Congo’s Bemba of bribing witnesses
Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday concluded that former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba coached defence witnesses and paid bribes to influence the outcome of his trial.
Gizmodo
Guy Drinks Cyanide, Lives to Tell the Tale
Soluble cyanide salts are some of the deadliest poisons known to man. Read more…
Slashdot
DNA Testing For Jobs May Be On Its Way, Warns Gartner
Reader dcblogs writes: It is illegal today to use DNA testing for employment, but as science advances its understanding of genes that correlate to certain desirable traits — such as leadership and intelligence — business may want this information. People seeking leadership roles in business, or even…
GearHungry
Kelty Linger High Back Chair
Taking a load off is easier than it sounds when you’ve been hiking all day with a 50 pound pack and the only available seat is a rock, a tree or the ground. Kelty has solved the problem of achius backus with their Linger high back chair. Unlike other camp chairs that are short and stocky, the Linger…
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This Is Why We Still Can’t Vote Online
Online voting sounds like a dream: the 64 percent of citizens who own smartphones and the 84 percent of American adults with access to the internet would simply have to pull out their devices to cast a ballot. And Estonia—a northern European country bordering the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland—has…
Lifehacker
Use Present Tense to Make Your Stories More Engaging
Everyone wants to be a great conversationalist, whether you’re networking or just catching up with friends. Share your stories in the present tense to make them (and yourself!) more engaging and interesting.Read more…
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Troubled plant-biology group faces new inquiry
Team of leading biologist Olivier Voinnet chalks up eighth retraction.
SlashGear
Netgear’s Nighthawk X10 claims to be ‘world’s fastest router’
Netgear has introduced its new Nighthawk X10 router today, and it sounds about as premium as you can get. The company is saying that not only is the Nighthawk X10 the world’s fastest router, but it’s also the first geared toward media streaming. Make no mistake, those hefty claims translate to a high…
The Next Web
Facebook now lets you order food and buy movie tickets in-app
Facebook has become as essential a tool for businesses as it is for you and your friends, but now the company is doubling down on getting you to go to or buy from local stores, restaurants and events. First up, the company is making it much easier to poll your friends for suggestions. Now if you write…
Fast Company
How Facebook Wants To Help Plan Your Friday Night
New features are making it easier to discover events near you, get recommendations from friends, and buy tickets. New features are making it easier to discover events near you, get recommendations from friends, and buy tickets.It’s Friday night. You’ve already booked a babysitter…
9to5Mac
Latest Facebook app update will automatically collate your friends’ recommendations for restaurants & more
If you’ve ever asked your Facebook friends to recommend a restaurant, a new feature rolling out should make it much easier to check out the responses. Facebook is using a combination of AI and simple keyword recognition to identify posts asking for recommendations, and will then prompt you to turn…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Wind power could supply 20% of global electricity by 2030
Although solar power gets more press, the wind power industry is growing nearly as fast. The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) released an historic report Tuesday in Beijing, saying 20 percent of the world’s total electricity could come from wind by as early as 2030. With last year’s Paris climate deal…
CNET News.com
Facebook really wants to be your one-stop shop – CNET
The company wants to run your social life, online and offline. That includes becoming the place where you buy tickets, book salon appointments and figure out where to take a date.
RT – Daily news
‘We work in fear’: 100s of French officers protest violence against police
A recent Molotov-cocktail attack on police in a Paris suburb that left one officer in critical condition has sparked hundreds police officers to rally across France to protest the violent assaults for a second night. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Botched Brexit? PM May U-turns on giving MPs vote, squabbles with chancellor
Theresa May faced a stormy Prime Minister’s Questions in Parliament on Wednesday as her own MPs turned on her over the state of Brexit negotiations. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gear Patrol
The Watch News You Missed This Week
Zenith reissues a military chronograph, Lenny Kravitz designs a Rolex, a beautifully designed table clock and more. …Read More »
RT – Daily news
Could White House winner be decided by Britain-based US voters?
US voters living in Britain could cast the pivotal ballots in next month’s race for the White House, an Oxford University study has found. Read Full Article at RT.com
How-To Geek
How to Set the Default Font and Font Size for New Workbooks in Excel
Excel uses the very nice Calibri font by default in Windows, but if you’d like to use a different font or change the default size, you can easily adjust the setting in the Excel options screen.Click Here to Continue Reading
Lifehacker
This $27 Laser Projects Holiday Spirit Without the Hassle
You don’t need it for another few weeks, but you can save on a holiday landscape laser light by buying it early. Read more…
Engadget Full RSS Feed
DARPA’s telescope will keep the military’s satellites safe
DARPA is officially done developing the Space Surveillance Telescope (SST) and has handed it over to the US Air Force. Pentagon’s most adventurous arm worked with the military division for over a decade to build the SST, which was designed to monitor space junk that pose a threat to satellites in orbit….
Digital Trends
Simple mount gives GoPro a dual-light setup that lets divers peer into the ocean depths
A new Kickstarter project designed by a professional videographer gives the GoPro a waterproof dual light setup, and the result proves that two really is better than one. When videographer Alan Gillet started looking for a double-light system to mount on his GoPro during dives, he couldn’t find one,…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Growing gold: Researchers develop gold nanowires for biomedical procedures
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