Indistinguishable from Magic 10/22

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Incandescent Lamps and Service Life
Why would this incandescent light bulb still work after 100 years? What keeps it going and what design lessons can we learn?
RT – Daily news
Latvia detains, deports chief producer of Russian news agency
Latvian border guards have detained Ella Taranova, a chief producer for Russia’s Rossiya Segodnya international information agency, who arrived for the Baltic Forum in Riga. According to RIA Novosti, she was deported late Friday. Read Full Article at RT.com
Big Think
Non-Monogamous Relationships on the Rise Among Young Americans
How open are you to your partner having sex with other people? The answer may depend on your age.Read More
Gizmodo
Engineers Rushing to Build Flying Car in Time For the 2020 Tokyo Games
Engineers in Tokyo are attempting to build a flying car that will help light the Olympic cauldron in 2020. And even though they still have a few years, it’s a race against time to achieve what so many other flying car designers have failed to do: Build a safe and reliable flying machine that can handle…
Dezeen
Studio Ossidiana creates “petrified” versions of Persian carpets
Architecture practice Studio Ossidiana has reinterpreted traditional Persian carpets as a series of concrete pieces installed at this year’s Dutch Design Week. Read more
Coolest Gadgets
The Anti-Sleep Alarm makes sure late-night drivers don’t doze off
We have all dealt with driving drowsy. It’s not safe, or a good idea, but sometimes you only have so much time to get from point A to B, and sleep has to go by the wayside. While it sort of goes without saying, this is super dangerous, especially if you don’t have someone else in the car with you to…
Lifehacker
These Non-Sappy Cards Help You Support Friends With Cancer
It’s hard to know what to say when a friend is dealing with a really awful illness or loss. And a lot of the things we blurt out may end up sounding more hurtful than we mean them to. That’s why we love this series of cards that say what sick and grieving people really want to hear.For example, one says…
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High-Tech Underwear Will Monitor Astronauts’ Health in Space
When David Saint-Jacques blasts off to the International Space Station in 2018, he’ll take very high-tech underwear with him. On Friday, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) announced funding for Astroskin—up to $2.4 million over 18 months—which is a smart undershirt made by Montreal’s Carré Technologies…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
7 ways to start your day off right
How you choose to start the day will set the tone for the rest of your day, so make those choices wisely.
SlashGear
Amazon Prime Video is the Netflix you used to know
Netflix isn’t what it used to be, at least if you’re located in the US. Sure, you could order DVDs and probably get just about anything you want, but that seems downright archaic and slow and you may not even own a DVD player at this point, never mind watching stuff on mobile. Netflix is rolling out…
Reason.com Full Feed
This Racist Student’s Conversion Is the Best Argument Against Safe Space Culture
Derek Black used to be an up-and-coming leader of the white nationalist movement. His father created Stormfront, the online forums for the white nationalist community. His godfather is David Duke. That was then. Black is now a liberal who supports immigration, doesn’t believe race should divide people,…
BBC News – World
Mexico missing students: Ex-police chief in Iguala arrested
The former police chief of the Mexican city where 43 students disappeared in September 2014 has been detained after two years in the run, officials say.
Geek.com
Geek deals: Get $100 in Xbox Live credit for $90
Looking forward to grabbing a few digital games on the cheap during the holiday season? Right now, Dell is selling a $100 Xbox Live digital gift card for just $90 when you use […]
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Easily-built wheelchair goes off-road in developing countries
A new wheelchair has been designed to make life easier for individuals living with disabilities in developing regions. The SafariSeat, from London-based Uji, is aimed at being affordable, easy to repair with inexpensive parts, and able to be manufactured and repaired locally… Continue Reading…
Newswise: SciNews
Different Species Find Different Genetic Paths to Achieve Same Evolutionary Change
Studying Andean bird species that have adapted to high altitudes, Nebraska biologist Jay Storz and his colleagues find that evolutionary change at the molecular level is idiosyncratic and less predictable.
Newswise: SciNews
Measuring the Forces of Biology
Biology, at the nitty-gritty level of motor proteins, DNA, and microtubules, takes its cue from physics. But while much is known about the biological components that form such cellular stuctures, researchers like Scott Forth are only beginning to explore the physical forces between those components.
RT – Daily news
‘They’re cowards hiding behind women’s backs’: Aleppo locals tell RT of terrorist atrocities
More reports of militants shooting at and torturing people trying to leave the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo have emerged, as locals waiting for their relatives by humanitarian corridors share their horrific stories with RT. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Awesomer
Corature Slim Cork Wallet
Price: $18-$20  | BuyA welcome departure from traditional materials, Corature’s slimline wallet is made from durable, eco-friendly, and lightweight cork. It has three quick-access card slots and room for up to eight more cards, ID and cash. Also available with RFID protection. More Awesome…
Mashable
There’s a chance Eric Trump hasn’t paid for a cup of lemonade for years
Eric Trump appears to have committed one of the cardinal sins of fast food: Putting a soft drink in a free water cup. The noted map enthusiast was caught with a clear cup of lemonade in his hand at an In-N-Out restaurant after Wednesday’s presidential debate.  Although Trump’s stolen beverage was conveniently…
TechCrunch
This smart sock adds sensations to prosthetic limbs
 The future of prosthetics is fast arriving, with 3D-printed construction, advanced materials and embedded sensors replacing the unadorned wood and plastic of yore. But like the rest of the future, it’s not equally distributed. In order to bridge the gap for users who can’t afford or get at these fancy…
CNET News.com
Donald Trump is stunningly vindictive, says Richard Branson – CNET
Technically Incorrect: The Virgin Galactic founder shares a story of lunch with the Republican nominee. He says he found it disturbing.
CNET News.com
Facebook likes India, its fastest-growing market – CNET
In search of the next billion people online, the world’s biggest social network expands at a quick clip in the world’s second-most populous country.
TechSpot
Blizzard Voice Chat now works across all games
Nearly one year ago to the day, Blizzard revealed that it was working on a native, cross-game voice chat feature for its Battle.net client. That feature is now live for everyone although it’s taken on a different name (and isn’t as flexible as one might hope). …
Computerworld
Target passes Walmart as top corporate solar customer
Target has surpassed perennial champion Walmart as the U.S.’s top corporate user of solar power, according to a new report. Target has installed 147 megawatts (million watts or MW) of solar capacity on 300 stores, according to the 2016 Solar Means Business Report from the Solar Energy Industries Association…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Rap1, a potential new target to treat obesity
Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health and Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have discovered a new mechanism in the mouse brain that regulates obesity. The study, which appears in Cell Reports today, shows that this new mechanism can potentially be targeted…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Team finds Southern East Africa getting wetter, not dryer
The prevailing notion that the African continent has been getting progressively drier over time is being challenged by a new study that finds that drought has actually decreased over the past 1.3 million years and that the continent is on a 100,000-year cycle of wet and dry conditions. These new findings…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New 3-D technology raises hopes for the coldest of cold cases
The faces are haunting. They stare, straight ahead, unblinking and made of malleable clay. There are fourteen total, all busts of the missing, the unidentified, the murdered. The forgotten.
SlashGear
Pokemon GO update : the first secret event hits Halloween
Niantic’s first Pokemon GO event may well be taking place at the end of this month, on Halloween. October 31st is the perfect day for the first of many Pokemon GO events in the vein of the game that came before it: Ingress. For those new to Niantic, they’re the company that made Ingress, then built Pokemon…
TechCrunch
Zwift merges indoor fitness with massive multi-player online gaming
 At its core, Zwift is indoor cycling software. But layered on top of its functionality is a community that in the two years the company has been operating has grown in both scale and shear strength. At an event at Rapha’s cycling in SF, I found myself surrounded by core users proudly flaunting their…
Digital Trends
The Swon smart shower tracker will save you money and help the environment
For entrepreneur Jeffrey Frommer, it started in 2013. “There was a drought in California,” he told Digital Trends. “There was a lot of discussion about how we weren’t allowed to wash our cars or water our lawns. I remember reading an article about water usage in the shower, and was just being struck…
Digital Trends
Make your car smart with Automatic’s most affordable device yet
By now, you’ve probably seen, or at least heard of, Automatic, a firm that is working to add smart technology to older cars with the help of a little device that plugs into your vehicle’s diagnostics port. Earlier this year, Automatic released Automatic Pro, its most advance device yet, which added…
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Evidence ties Russia to Podesta and Powell email hacks
Back in March, Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta received a frantic-sounding email about his account security and clicked a shortened link that appeared to be from Google. Instead, it redirected to a spoof page that gave hackers access…
Reason.com Full Feed
Nashville’s Airbnb Regulations Ruled Unconstitutional
Nashville’s regulations for Airbnb and other roomsharing services are unconstitutional, a judge has ruled. Approved in 2015, Nashville’s short-term rental ordinance capped rentals at 3 percent of all homes within each neighborhood in the city and required would-be renters to obtain a permit from the…
RT – Daily news
Pakistani policeman slaps female journalist and assaults cameraman in public (VIDEO)
A shocking video has emerged of a policeman violently slapping a female journalist during a scuffle at a government office in Karachi. Read Full Article at RT.com
ArchDaily
Adjaye Associates Selected for San Francisco Shipyard Redesign
San Francisco Shipyard. Image Courtesy of Adjaye Associates Adjaye Associates has been announced as the firm that will serve as masterplan architect and creative director for the second phase of revitalization of the San Francisco Shipyard, the waterfront neighborhood located at Hunter’s Point…
WIRED
Money, Crushing Loneliness, and This Week’s Other Treasures
We’re proud to bring NextDraft—the most righteous, most essential newsletter on the web—to WIRED.com. The post Money, Crushing Loneliness, and This Week’s Other Treasures appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Here’s How Self-Driving Cars Will Transform Your City
Experts weigh in on how the built world will change. The post Here’s How Self-Driving Cars Will Transform Your City appeared first on WIRED.
Lifehacker
Help Make a Bicycle Winter-Proof With a Few Simple Tweaks
Winter’s just around the corner, and if you commute by bike or you just refuse to let the colder weather ruin your fun, there are a few things you can do to make cycling in the winter less terrible. Global Cycling Network walks you through a few tips in the video above.Their recommendations include using…
How-To Geek
How to Cast YouTube and Other Web Videos to Kodi (Like the Chromecast)
Ever wish you could send YouTube and other web videos from your phone or laptop to your TV? It’s a trick you’ve probably seen Chromecast and Apple TV users pull, but don’t feel left out: you can get it working in Kodi too.Click Here to Continue Reading
How-To Geek
Geek Trivia: The First Large Mammals Sent To Space That Survived Were?
The First Large Mammals Sent To Space That Survived Were? Chimpanzees Sloths Dogs WolverinesThink you know the answer?
How-To Geek
How to Fix HomeKit “Address Is Not Registered With iCloud” Errors
While Apple has made serious improvements to the HomeKit smarthome framework, there are still more than a few ghosts in the machine. Let’s look at how to banish the extremely frustrating “Address is not registered with iCloud” error to get your system back up and running.Click Here to Continue Reading
Popular Science
A Shoe That Won’t Slip On Ice
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Gadget Review
What Size Skis Do I Need?
What Size Skis Do I Need? Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site Skiing is a complicated sport, which often turns into a lifestyle all its own. Getting started skiing can be overwhelming and intimidating, and I should know – as an instructor I spend over 100 days each season teaching new skiers….
Newswise: SciNews
Nationally Recognized Homeland and Cyber Security Expert Available to Speak About Hacker Attacks
Mashable
What Ted Cruz fails to understand about Colin Kaepernick
Ted Cruz, clinging to relevancy like a ship-wrecked sailor to a life-vest, took aim at Colin Kaepernick on Thursday, calling the NFL quarterback whose peaceful national anthem protests sparked a national movement a “rich, spoiled athlete” — and a “knucklehead” to boot.  SEE ALSO: Josh Brown’s letters…
The Manual
How to Wear a Hat
Saying you can’t wear a hat is like saying you can’t wear shoes. The post How to Wear a Hat appeared first on The Manual.
WIRED
Your Comcast Bill Is a Mess, But a Class-Action Lawsuit Might Finally Fix It
The FCC continues to crackdown on telcos, but your bill is still a mess. A new lawsuit aims to change that. The post Your Comcast Bill Is a Mess, But a Class-Action Lawsuit Might Finally Fix It appeared first on WIRED.
NatureNews – Most recent articles – nature.com science feeds
Kepler finds scores of planets around cool dwarf stars
NASA’s rebooted mission, K2, seeks out new worlds closely orbiting stars smaller than the Sun.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20853
9to5Mac
WSJ: Apple has approached Time Warner in recent months, closely monitoring AT&T’s acquisition talks
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple isn’t totally ruling out a Time Warner acquisition as talks between the network and AT&T appear to be moving forward. Yesterday it was reported that AT&T is looking at the possibility of a merger with Time Warner, then today it was separately…
The Next Web
Apple made two versions of the iPhone 7 — and one of them sucks
Much like last year, Apple made two versions of its iPhone. In last year’s 6s, Apple chose to utilize two separate processors — one marginally better than the other. In this year’s iPhone 7, Apple again chose different components, this time for the modem. One iPhone 7 has a Qualcomm modem, while the…
Curbed National
5 tiny houses we loved this week: from the radically minimalist to the totally tricked out
Including a rad shipping container conversion for sale Another week, another fresh crop of tiny house news. Here, we catch you up on the standout projects you should know. When your favorite micro home trends collide, you get this shipping container converted into a polished tiny house. Designed…
Curbed National
70s Airstream trailers restored into sci-fi-inspired rooftop lodging
Pretty in pink Last month, a 24-trailer-strong “Airstream hotel” opened in the redwoods of Northern California, becoming the second outpost for Santa Barbara-based startup AutoCamp. Now, Aussie firm FMSA Architecture has brought the hype to the central business district of Melbourne, where a fleet of…
Reason.com Full Feed
Pennsylvania Senate Advances Bill That Would Block Access to Police Body Cam Videos
The Pennsylvania state senate passed a bill on Wednesday to expand police use of body-worn cameras, but the bill would also block practically all body cam footage from public records requests. The bill, which now heads to the state house, would amend the Pennsylvania Wiretap Act to allow police to…
Reason.com Full Feed
Emory’s Social Events Are for Black Students Only, Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s Salary: P.M. Links
Emory University will have separate social events for students of color. The University of Michigan is hosting diversity forums that are segregated by race. More bad news for the Trump campaign. Sabrina Rubin Erdely was set to make $300,000 at Rolling Stone before the UVA debacle. The latest dispatches…
Big Think
How One Sentence Can Make or Break Entrepreneurs on Any Budget
A “needs statement” is the core element and guiding force for such an innovative endeavor, says Stanford Professor Paul Yock.   Read More
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Wearables of the future could house self-healing batteries
Researchers have developed a new type of lithium-ion battery that can ‘regrow’ itself and resume giving a charge shortly after being broken.This new generation of battery, as described in the journal Angewandte Chemie (via Wiley Online Library), uses a series of carbon nanotube sheets layered with a…
Uncrate
Garb: Sync
Gitman Vintage Indigo Flannel Shirt ($204). AMI Zipped Shearling Jacket ($2,525). J Brand Castron Cargo Pants ($218). Filling Pieces Low Sneaker ($210). B&O Play A2 Bluetooth Speaker ($399). Carhartt WIP…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
Mashable
22 places we wrote down our tweets while Twitter was down
It’s been a rough day on the web, and we’ve had tons of feelings about it.  Feelings that we wish we could express on Twitter, but in an ironic twist of fate, we weren’t able to tweet any of them.  So, while we waited, here are all of the places we wrote down our tweets to store them for when Twitter…
Geek.com
Organization Gets Around Facebook’s Censorship Rules By Posting Square Breasts
Facebook is notoriously terrible when it comes to censorship of the naked human body, especially when it comes to pieces of the female anatomy. So it’s not surprising that a non-profit’s breast cancer […]
VentureBeat
Lawsuit says Hasbro lifted design for My Little Pony mobile game from Peak Games’ Toy Blast
Peak Games has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Hasbro and its Backflip Games mobile division for allegedly cloning the Turkish studio’s Toy Blast and use the same basic game design in a new My Little Pony: Puzzle Party mobile app. Peak Games filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in…
VentureBeat
Minecraft: Pocket Edition gets boss fights and Add-Ons
Microsoft is giving Minecraft fans a way to remix the building game however they want. Minecraft: Pocket Edition’s latest update is live, and it introduces two key features for iOS, Android, and other mobile operating systems. Microsoft and developer Mojang have finally brought boss fights into this…
VentureBeat
How businesses benefit from text messaging
GUEST: If chatbots are the future, then texting is what helps us stay present. Technologies aren’t mutually exclusive. Much like you can’t build a house with hammers alone, you can’t have your business thrive with just one form of communication. Small businesses and entrepreneurs shouldn’t lose sight…
VentureBeat
Facebook Messenger for Windows 10 now lets you make voice and video calls
Facebook has fleshed out the Windows 10 version of its standalone Messenger app with voice and video calling. Thankfully! I’ve been waiting for this for months — to be exact, I’ve been waiting ever since April 28, when Facebook launched Messenger for Windows 10. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed that…
BBC News – World
Calais ‘Jungle’ closure to start Monday
France says it will begin dismantling the “Jungle” migrant camp in Calais on Monday morning.
Popular Science
How Rats Got From Mongolia To New York City Subway Tunnels
Animals Geneticists trace the brown rat’s path to world domination A team of researchers from Fordham University conducted the first ever large-scale genomic study of the brown rat, and created a rough map of the routes the rodent…
Next Big Future
Army patents a shrapnel proof adult diaper like harness
Enngineers and designers at the Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center have patented a new design for a harness that protects its wearer from blast debris.Worn outside the pants, the harness is designed to protect the groin and femoral artery and prevent debris from embedding…
Techbargains.com
Lexar JumpDrive S75 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive $49.99
Lexar JumpDrive S75 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive $49.99
Mashable
Why hackers choose DDoS attacks
The cyberattack that immobilized a large chunk of the internet on Friday may have seemed complex. In fact, the type attack that hackers employed to cut off access to some of the world’s biggest websites was strikingly simple. The unidentified attacked used a DDoS — or “distributed denial of service”…
TechCrunch
The reality of AR/VR competition
 Virtual, augmented and mixed reality have a competition problem. But while most AR/VR companies will tell you how much better they are than their nearest direct competitor, they’re picking the wrong fight. The main event isn’t between the major companies; there are far bigger and scarier competitors…
Deals
End This Garbage Year on a Positive Note With Amazon’s Top-Selling Christmas Tree Stand
The Krinner Christmas Tree Genie carries a 4.7 star rating and an Amazon top seller badge, and it’s easy to see why. It can adjust to hold trunks between 1″ and 7″ in diameter, it closes with the press of a foot pedal, and even features a built-in level indicator so nobody has to yell timber.Read more…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
10 best gaming keyboards 2016
Though you may naturally associate the keyboard with the mundane, it’s an essential piece to the puzzle if you’re gaming on PC. Selecting the right keyboard is a do or die situation – meaning if you don’t do it, you’re likely going to be killed in any online multiplayer game.That being said, here we’ve…
Digital Trends
Osmo introduces augmented reality pizza-making business game for kids
Osmo is not exactly the new kid on the augmented reality block, so to speak. The Palo Alto, California-based company’s seven games make use of an iPad, said iPad’s camera, and a snap-on mirror to blend reality with what the company’s founder, Pramod Sharma, calls “magic”– animated characters that react…
Man of Many
Bell & Ross Release Desert Type Series
Hailing from France, Bell & Ross are known very distinctively as the company that make chronometers that would most likely outlast a nuclear apocalypse. Their timepieces, which are made specifically for aeronautical and maritime use, specifically very, very, very deep-sea diving (one model even boasting…
SpaceNews.com
White House announces small satellite initiative
WASHINGTON — The White House announced a new initiative Oct. 21 to promote the development of small satellites, collecting under one roof a number of efforts, some of which started months ago. The “Harnessing the Small Satellite Revolution” initiative, announced in a White House Office of Science and…
Dezeen
Futuristic digital billboard to be erected in Hollywood
A design for “the most Instagrammable billboard in the world” by a Los Angeles team has beaten schemes by Zaha Hadid Architects and Gensler in a competition to create an advertising structure for Sunset Boulevard. Read more
Next Big Future
First Gulf War motivated accelerated military modernization in China
The National Interest illustrates how the first Gulf War prompted China to update its military.In 1990 China’s military was inferior to Iraq and Iraq was vastly inferior to the USABy 1990, the technical sophistication of the PLA had deteriorated to the degree that Iraqi forces enjoyed a considerable…
Big Think
Where Does the USA Rank In Empathy Worldwide?
We’re ranked behind Saudi Arabia and Korea in empathy. Surprised?     Read More
Mises Institute
China Moves Forward with Its De-Dollarization Strategy
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical TheoryChina Moves Forward with Its De-Dollarization Strategy 0 Views The world monetary order is changing. Slowly but steadily, global trade and currency markets are becoming less dollar-centric….
MySQL Performance Blog
Replication Triggers a Performance Schema Issue on Percona XtraDB Cluster
In this blog post, we’ll look at how replication triggers a Performance Schema issue on Percona XtraDB Cluster. During an upgrade to Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6, I faced an issue that I wanted to share. In this environment, we set up three Percona XtraDB Cluster nodes (mostly configured as default),…
Uncrate
Ocgarage BMW R100 GS Avventura Motorcycle
Wood, metal, and leather come together in harmony in the Ocgarage BMW R100 GS Avventura Motorcycle. The bike itself saw its engine rebuilt, with larger carbs and a new exhaust…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
WIRED
This Beefed Up SeaDoo Could Someday Save Imperiled Surfers
This concept combines the classic vehicle with a hull made to take on the rigors of the ocean. The post This Beefed Up SeaDoo Could Someday Save Imperiled Surfers appeared first on WIRED.
RT – Daily news
US to deploy F35 jets to military base in Japan in 2017
The United States has announced it will deploy its controversial state-of-the-art F35 jets on Iwakuni military base in Japan in 2017. According to Japanese media, a total of 16 planes are expected at the compound. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
‘Illegal & provocative’: US destroyer sails through contested waters amid Chinese warnings
The USS Decatur, an American destroyer, has sailed through disputed waters in the South China Sea, with China slamming the move as “illegal” and “provocative.” Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Oprah has a strong message for undecided voters
There is only one thing in life that Oprah Winfrey loves more than bread: voting. In June, the former television show host announced that she would be voting for Hillary Clinton. Through Winfrey has been relatively quiet since then, she recently came out with a forceful new endorsement for Clinton,…
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The looming spectre of cyberwar with Russia
In the world of cyber (as in security), the question of the week seems to be, “Are we going to cyberwar with Russia?” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest thinks so. A week after President Obama singled out Russia as being responsible for cybera…
Inside Science
Reducing Noise in National Parks
Reducing Noise in National Parks Understanding the effects of noise pollution on people, places and wildlife in National Parks Reducing Noise in National Parks Video of Reducing Noise in National Parks Earth…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Scores of people killed, hundreds injured as train derails in Cameroon
Fifty-five people were killed and almost 600 injured when a packed Cameroon passenger train derailed on Friday, leaving debris strewn across nearby tracks as carriages swung off the rails.
Lifehacker
What Would Happen If a Presidental Candidate Refuses to Concede?
In the final presidential debate, Donald Trump suggested that if he lost, he might not accept the results of the election and would not concede to Hillary Clinton. But is a concession actually required to finalize an election?Read more…
Newswise: SciNews
Fake IDs Are a Red Flag for Problem Behaviors
Have you heard of the CNN effect? There is also a “fake ID effect:” This is when a fake piece of identification facilitates later harms. Researchers already know that underage college students who obtain and use false identification are at risk for negative outcomes. This study investigated the strength…
physicsworld.com: all content
Winton Symposium: Solar Energies – Science of Light Harvesting
Conference: 3 Nov 2016, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Organized by Nalin Patel.
physicsworld.com: all content
School on Fundamentals of Biophotonics, Imaging, and Cardiac Electrophysiology
School: 14 Nov 2016 – 18 Nov 2016, Göttingen, Germany. Organized by ITN BEOPTICAL.
physicsworld.com: all content
AIME-SCMED 2016. Academia Industry event on superconductivity for accelerators for medical applications
Conference/exhibition: 24 Nov 2016 – 25 Nov 2016, Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
Motherboard RSS Feed
Public Interest Groups Sound the Alarm Over Possible AT&T-Time Warner Merger
Image: Mike Mozart/FlickrIt’s no secret why telecom titan AT&T wants to buy Time Warner, the giant content factory that owns HBO, CNN, and the legendary Hollywood studio Warner Bros.After all, content is king.A combination of the two corporate giants would create an entertainment and communications…
MySQL Performance Blog
Three Things to Consider When Thinking About Containers
Containers like Docker and Rocket are getting more popular every day. In my conversations with customers, they consistently ask what containers are and how they can use them in their environment. If you’re as curious as most people, read on. . . How did this happen? From what I understand, containers…
Slashdot
43 Million Weebly and 22 Million Foursquare Accounts Stolen
LeakedSource is reporting that the web design platform Weebly was hacked in February, affecting more than 43 million accounts. They have also reported a smaller hack involving 22.5 million Foursquare accounts, which were compromised in December 2013. TechCrunch: “We do not believe that any customer website…
Big Think
Elon Musk: Skeptics of Self-Driving Cars Are Essentially “Killing People”
Tesla’s Elon Musk gives a grave warning to those trying to hold back self-driving car technology. According to him, we have it all backwards.Read More
Digital Trends
Nvidia partners are cranking out firmware to address memory issues with the GTX 1070
Not all hardware launches are 100-percent perfect as we saw with the release of AMD’s Radeon RX 480 card earlier this summer. Nvidia’s partners seem to be having an issue too with the new heaping of GeForce GTX 1070 cards, as many owners are complaining about flickering and poor memory overclocking results….
Digital Trends
Works with Nest wants to make your smart home more reactive
If you’ve looked into buying smart devices for your home, you’ve probably seen the “Works with Nest” badge printed on the outside of one of the boxes, considering how many devices are a part of the service. Alphabet has been pushing to make its Nest thermostat the center of everyone’s home by getting…
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Watch Samsung VR’s first scripted series this weekend
Assuming you still have a phone to slot into your Gear VR, you’ll have something new to watch this weekend. Invisible is the first scripted series on the Samsung VR platform, and is helmed by Edge of Tomorrow and The Bourne Identity director, Doug Li…
Ars Technica
Facebook faces allegations of rule-bending for Trump, announces guideline changes
Facebook’s guidelines visually sum up “offensive things” with this blue text balloon. Meaning, it doesn’t resemble a “fully exposed buttock.” Images and posts of cultural importance sometimes fly in the face of conventional standards of offense, a fact that online services haven’t…
Mashable
You’re probably not going to like the forecast for this winter
Despite a record-setting heat wave across much of the U.S. this week, winter is coming.  Two key winter forecasts are out, and they show completely different outcomes. Overall, the message is this: Don’t panic about another frigid winter, as there’s still considerable uncertainty.  But, there are signs…
The Awesomer
Fun with Thermal Imaging
LinkElectroBOOM promotes the new Seek CompactPRO smartphone thermal imaging camera. He shows us a couple of fun and educational applications for the camera, such as making sure that your kid is still alive and just sleeping. More Awesome Stuff: Sony X3000RPovie Smartphone MountFujifilm X-T2Nikon…
BBC News – World
Inside the militants’ tunnels in Mosul
A deep network of underground tunnels has been uncovered at the outskirts of Mosul.
Lifehacker
Build a Multi-System Retro Game Controller That Works With NES, SNES, Genesis, and Atari
A lot of us might prefer to use official controllers for retro games, but not everyone feels like having a ton of different controllers sitting around. Ben Heck decided to make a universal controller. There’s a lot going on here, including a 3D printed case, a bunch of different parts on the inside,…
TechCrunch
With its first VR series, CollegeHumor gives a completely accurate overview of presidential history
 How do you make things funny in virtual reality? That’s the question CollegeHumor is exploring with 1600 in 360°, a new video series depicting some of the, um, highlights of U.S. presidential history. Apparently, Google approached IAC-owned CollegeHumor about creating 360-degree content for YouTube…
Big Think
Is Life More Complicated Than a Car Engine — or Less?
Does life work like our technology? If not, how does life differ under the hood? Read More
io9
House of Tomorrow From 1933 Declared National Treasure, Will Be Restored
When the House of Tomorrow was completed in 1933 it gave visitors a sneak peek at the shiny, optimistic future that was to come—all twelve sides of it. Today, this relic of the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair sits in disrepair. But preservationists are hoping to change that with the announcement of a new campaign…
Mashable
Genius woman lures neighbors to yard sale with photos of celebrities
For some homeowners, yard sales are an opportunity for creative expression.  Reddit user jbeech01 tried to lure neighbors to their rummage sale with photos of Ryan Gosling, the Most Interesting Man in the World and Lionel Richie. Then, they shared the signs his wife made on Friday with r/funny. SEE…
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Denim Sofa
Give your living room an inviting casual feel with this one of a kind denim sofa. The sofa comfortably seats two adults, sports a sturdy mango wood frame, and comes fully covered in salvaged original Levi 501 jeans. Check it out $2,090.44
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Automatic Fruit Peeling Machine
Enjoying a light healthy snack is easier than ever thanks to this automatic fruit peeling machine. You simply secure the spherical fruit or vegetable on the metallic spikes, adjust the thickness of the blade, and your fruit will be peeled in just 3 minutes. Check it out $149.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Smart Wearable Posture Trainer
Help decrease back discomfort and increase productivity by improving your posture with this smart wearable posture trainer. This compact device discreetly attaches to your upper or lower back and vibrates every time it detects that you are slouching. Check it out $129.95
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Darth Vader Fire Pit
Channel the power of the Dark Side to give your backyard a little nighttime ambiance using this Darth Vader fire pit. This geeky fire pit is entirely hand welded from steel into the shape of Lord Vader’s iconic all-black helmet. Check it out $451.25
Lifehacker
If You’re Not Sure Where to Go for Vacation, Look for Deals First Then Plan Your Trip
Many of us don’t use our vacation time, and when we think about taking it, we’re often hamstrung by the all-important question of Where should I go? It’s a difficult question to answer, but one trick is to first find a deal that appeals to you to determine the destination, then go on your vacation.Read…
Gizmodo
Movie Titles Translated Into a Foreign Language and Then Translated Back to English Are Hilarious
Things can get lost in translation, especially when something is translated to a foreign language and then translated back to the original language. Like movie titles. The Czech Republic can really get loose and wild with the names for American movies, and finding out what some popular movies are called…
Slashdot
Prosecutors Say NSA Contractor Could Flee To Foreign Power
An anonymous reader quotes a report from ABC News: The NSA contractor accused of stealing a gargantuan amount of sensitive and classified data from the U.S. government was studying Russian before he was arrested and would be a “prime target” for foreign spies should he be released on bail, prosecutors…
Shut Up And Take My Money
Gummy Bear Anatomy Model (with 41 fully-detachable organ and body parts)
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Activated Charcoal Soap with Green Clay – All natural soap made with Activated Charcoal and Green Clay
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Science | Smithsonian
Celebrate Dino Month With Three New Dinosaur Books
From PhDs to 4th graders, something for everyone
Physics News
Unusual quantum liquid on crystal surface could inspire future electronics
For the first time, an experiment has directly imaged electron orbits in a high-magnetic field, illuminating an unusual collective behavior in electrons and suggesting new ways of manipulating …
CNET News.com
iPhone 7 reportedly catches fire, destroys surfer’s wheels – CNET
An Australian surfer says he returned from the waves to find his car ruined after his Apple phone apparently caught fire.
CNET News.com
LG may ditch modular design with next G6 phone – CNET
Due to disappointing sales of the G5, LG could be scrapping its swappable approach (and the phone’s accompanying accessories) for its next flagship.
Mises Institute
Dr. Jeffrey Herbener: Demystifying the Fed
Even well-read fans of Austrian economics often have a hard time understanding and conceptualizing what the Fed really does. So we asked our good friend Dr. Jeffrey Herbener to join us and make sense of it all. We cover the basic blocking and tackling of central bank mechanics: how commercial bank reserves…
Digital Trends
Create a smart home on the cheap during Samsung’s SmartThings sale
The battle for your home is expected to heat up in the coming years. Tech giants like Apple, Google, Amazon, and Samsung are vying to become your smart home platform of choice. In an attempt to get inside your house first, Samsung has deeply discounted a variety of its SmartThings devices. Samsung acquired…
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The Public Access Weekly: Upgrade ya
So… since the entire Internet is apparently one big Fail meme today, let’s just jump right in shall we? This week, we’re rolling out some of the Public Access upgrades that we’ve been working on which is pretty exciting. The first of these changes is the landing page that Public Access members…
TechSpot
Microsoft’s Surface business is up 38% year on year
Microsoft posted its first quarter of its 2017 fiscal earnings today, reporting revenue of $20.5 billion and net income of $4.7 billion. It was a stellar quarter for the company riding on the back of a successful transition to software and services in the cloud with Office 365 and Azure….
Macworld
Why Apple is monitoring the AT&T and Time Warner deal
After Apple reportedly looked into acquiring Time Warner, it may be AT&T walking away with the media property. But Cupertino still has its eye on the price. AT&T is in “advanced talks” to acquire Time Warner with a deal reportedly being finalized as early as this weekend. According to The…
PCWorld
Windows: When no growth is an improvement
Microsoft yesterday said that revenue in the September quarter for the More Personal Computing group was down 2%, the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines and the fifth contraction in the last six quarters.Windows revenue, which accounts for the bulk of More Personal Computing’s (MPC)…
Mashable
Josh Brown sidelined while Torrey Smith rips NFL for paying him anyway
New York Giants kicker Josh Brown has been sidelined as the NFL reopens the investigation that this summer resulted in a controversial suspension of just one game for the player.  Earlier this week, heinous revelations of serial domestic violence acts committed by Brown reignited a lingering NFL controversy…
Discover Magazine
Why Our ‘Procrastinating’ Brains Still Outperform Computers
Automated financial trading machines can make complex decisions in a thousandth of a second. A human being making a choice – however simple – can never be faster than about one-fifth of a second. Our reaction times are not only slow but also remarkably variable, ranging over hundreds of milliseconds….
The Next Web
Hackers broke the internet today — here’s how
After a large-scale distributed denial of service attack took down large portions of the internet today, Dyn reported our connected devices could be responsible for the attack. Here’s how it works: A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack uses multiple machines to attack a central server. These…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
Event: Woodbury School of Architecture Graduate Open House | Los Angeles 2016
Event Date: Nov 1, 2016; Event City: Burbank, CA, US Join us on Tuesday, November 1 for our annual Graduate Open House, which provides an opportunity to learn more about the following graduate degree programs offered at Woodbury School of Architecture: Master of Architecture (MArch), a first-professional…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
News: More than three dozen projects win in 2016 Association of Licensed Architects Design Awards
From an Iowa sports complex, a Minneapolis residence, to even an unbuilt Guggenheim Helsinki entry, more than three dozen projects of various typologies won top honors in the Association of Licensed Architects’ 18th annual Design Awards, which highlights exemplary design and construction. ALA President…
Ars Technica
Google Pixel gets torn asunder by iFixit
Enlarge A rite of passage for any new smartphone is to eventually find itself on iFixit’s teardown bench, and today the site gutted Google’s newest smartphone, the Pixel XL. There weren’t too many surprises inside Google’s $750 device. During disassembly, the site actually broke the Samsung-made…
ArchDaily
Monolith House / Rara Architecture
© Christopher Alexander Architects: Rara Architecture Location: Clifton Hill VIC 3068, Australia Architect In Charge: Wesley Spencer Area: 208.0 sqm Project Year: 2016 …
Digital Trends
Acer Swift 7 review
Acer was among the few PC builders to make a splash at this year’s IFA 2016 conference, with a two-prong attack on its rivals. On one side there’s Spin, the company’s 2-in-1 line. And on the other is Swift, a series of traditional clamshell laptops. Acer’s Swift 7 is the flagship of the second line,…
Digital Trends
‘Scotch Tape’-type adhesive promises to repel any liquid you can throw at it
How well do you know your superomniphobic materials? If you’re like most people, the possible answers are “not very well” and “I think I missed the class where they taught us what a superomniphobic material is.” “A superomniphobic material is a material that is extremely repellent to virtually any liquid,”…
Digital Trends
Meet PhiPal — a helmet activity tracker that calls for help when you can’t
Saphibeat co-founder Carlo Ciaramelletti nearly died while skiing in Italy. The day after his accident, another skier crashed in the same area and lost his life because he was unable to signal for help. Ciaramelletti knew there was SOS beacon technology that would help people call for help in the aftermath…
CNET News.com
Goldman Sachs uses Spotify ads to find new recruits – CNET
Technically Incorrect: Gone are the days when Wall Street waited for the hungry wolves to just walk through its doors.
The Awesomer
The LEGO Skateboard
LinkThe guys at Braille Skateboarding test out a crazy skateboard made by Peter Brown of Shop Time, using LEGO blocks and epoxy resin as the only deck materials. Watch it in action to see how it holds up at 5:00. More Awesome Stuff: Love Props Daft Punk HelmetDIY LEGO RC MonowheelDrill-powered SkateboardBuilding…
RT – Daily news
Barron’s boss accidentally announces buyout, layoffs via ‘Reply all’
“Reply all” can wreak havoc on an email inbox. But the executives at Barron’s were in for a fresh hell when one wrong “Reply all” accidentally informed their staff of an upcoming wave of layoffs. Read Full Article at RT.com
Archinect – News
Jean Nouvel’s prefab ‘Simple’ home can be reconfigured from the inside out
The modular, prefab ‘Simple’ house took only two days to build, and is now installed in Paris’ Tuileries Garden, part of the FIAC art fair. Nouvel affectionately referred to Simple as “a mobile home that stays still,” describing the moveable windows and partitions within the structure.Produced with Revolution…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Quikbyke is a solar-powered e-bike rental shop & charging station in a shipping container
This “shop-in-a-box” could be a model for a self-contained and low-carbon electric mobility business.
Lifehacker
Focus on the Basics to Get All the Benefits of Front Squats, Even With Poor Mobility
The front squat is a great exercise, but it’s less forgiving than squats if you’re not mobile or healthy enough in places like your shoulders. Don’t miss out on the benefits though—focus on the basics, like your hand, elbow, and bar placement, and take it slow. This video explains how.http://vitals.lifehacker.com/the-difference…Alan…
Techbargains.com
LG 27MP67HQ 27″ 1080p Full HD IPS LED-Backlit LCD Monitor $148
LG 27MP67HQ 27″ 1080p Full HD IPS LED-Backlit LCD Monitor $148
Singularity HUB
Teslas Are Teaching Each Other How to Drive Better Than You
Your Tesla can drive itself. Not just on the highway, not under strict guidance, but everywhere. Or at least, it will have all the necessary gadgets to do so soon. We are excited to announce that, as of today, all Tesla vehicles produced in our factory – including Model 3 – will have the hardware needed…
PCWorld
An IoT botnet is partly behind Friday’s massive DDOS attack
Malware that can build botnets out of IoT devices is at least partly responsible for a massive distributed denial-of-service attack that disrupted U.S. internet traffic on Friday, according to network security companies. Since Friday morning, the assault has been disrupting access to popular websites…
BBC News – World
US election: Trump takes aim at First Lady Michelle Obama
Republican candidate Donald Trump has launched a rare attack on First Lady Michelle Obama, saying “all she wants to do is campaign” for his rival.
Digital Trends
The Orionids meteor shower peaks this weekend! Here’s everything you need to know
Feel like taking a look at a beautiful autumn meteor shower? We’ve got everything you need to know about the Orionids and how to see them! What is it? The Orionids are a very popular meteor shower that lights up the Earth’s night sky with a brilliant display in the fall. Unlike some astronomical…
Digital Trends
If you could live anywhere on earth, this website tells you what you could afford
Ever wonder where you could afford to live if your choices extended around the world? You could travel all around, in real life or via the internet, gathering data until you were exhausted. Or you could log on to The Earth Awaits You, enter your monthly budget, set some parameters and see what comes…
io9
Turning a Garage Into a Monster’s Mouth Is a Good Halloween Decoration
I’m not into Halloween, but I appreciate the people who really, really love it. You know the types, the ones that plan out elaborate costumes decades in advance, the folks who decorate their houses so well that it rivals the haunted houses of theme parks, the people who buy the best candy, the people…
TechSpot
Weekend Open Forum: How much mobile data do you use and what do you pay for it?
Mobile data usage has surged in recent years with the proliferation of smartphones and speedy 4G networks. But as demand for bandwidth increases on the back of social networks and media streaming services, carriers are tightening the grip with expensive plans for heavy users or “unlimited” data plans…
BBC News – World
Jamar Clark death: No police disciplinary proceedings
Two police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old unarmed black man will not be disciplined, police in the US city Minneapolis say.
WIRED
Security News This Week: Ecuador Takes Away Assange’s Internet Privileges
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Ecuador Takes Away Assange’s Internet Privileges appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Superhero Movies Are Dead on Arrival, Says Author Jonathan Lethem
The MacArthur Fellowship recipient says the contemporary superhero movie is “one of the least satisfying” film genres around. The post Superhero Movies Are Dead on Arrival, Says Author Jonathan Lethem appeared first on WIRED.
FiveThirtyEight
Here Are The NFL Teams That Play The Highest Draft Picks
The Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks are division rivals that share similar stories. Both teams are part of the NFC’s new elite: Seattle and Arizona lead the NFC in wins since the start of the 2013 season. And in addition to being led by two of the oldest coaches in the NFL, these organizations…
FiveThirtyEight
How Much Uncertainty Is Left About The Election?
 Subscribe: iTunes |ESPN App |Download |RSS |New to podcasts?FiveThirtyEight editor-in-chief Nate Silver and politics editor Micah Cohen talk about how much we still don’t know about the state of the presidential race in the latest installment of “Model Talk” from our Elections podcast. Hillary Clinton…
VentureBeat
A.I. isn’t about to invade your life — it already has
GUEST: Imagine this fairly typical scene of modern life. You are half-heartedly watching a recommended show on Netflix while casually checking sports recaps on your phone when you receive a potential fraud alert from your bank because, while making your routine Amazon purchases, you were tempted to treat…
VentureBeat
2017 will be the year of interactive email
GUEST: Three years ago I started a mobile app business. At that time, apps were a novelty and smartphone owners tried out new apps on a regular basis. Today, the market is oversaturated with new apps, and to make things worse, many smartphone users have simply stopped downloading new apps altogether….
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Ford Mustang V8 delivers 36 mpg in MPG Eco Marathon
There is no doubt that intelligent driving will yield dramatic fuel consumption improvements and the results of this week’s MPG Marathon emphasise that. The 2016 winner was a 1.6 liter diesel Mazda 2 1.6d Sport Nav which delivered 88.87 mpg (6.9% better than manufacturer’s claims) and a 5.0-litre…
CNET News.com
New MacBook Pros, Airs and iMacs, oh my! (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 60) – CNET
We preview what to expect at Apple’s upcoming event; the Apple Car project is on life support; and Eddy Cue calls TVs “pretty brain-dead.”
Coolest Gadgets
Satechi slim aluminum wireless keypad merges form and function
Many modern day notebooks these days are pretty nifty as they are not only lightweight, but also relatively slim and small in nature. This makes such notebooks a snap to tote around, being particularly useful when you are on a showfloor trying to cover as much news as possible without ending up with…
Digital Trends
Reminder to drone pilots: The FAA says to keep out of controlled airspace
Drones are some of the most popular new gadgets around, in large part because they enable anyone to explore and capture the most exciting scenes and events. Sometimes those same scenes and events are dangerous, private, or involve controlled air space, and so drones have caught the attention of federal…
Digital Trends
Donald Glover will play young Lando Calrissian in the Han Solo movie
After months of speculation that Community actor Donald Glover was the leading candidate to play a young version of Lando Calrissian in the upcoming, still-untitled Han Solo movie, Lucasfilm has officially confirmed the casting. Glover will take on the role originally played by Billy Dee Williams in Star…
Mises Institute
Is Yellen Starting a Civil War at the Fed?
A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssIs Yellen Starting a Civil War at the Fed? 0 Views 3 hours agoJanet Yellen continues to be an inflation dove, and last week, she suggested that the FOMC keep interest rates low, even if unemployment continues to fall and official inflation rates increase. After…
ReadWrite
Taking the train in India is getting smarter — for some commuters
Indian Railways is undertaking a smart city makeover for its stations in 10 cities around the country. As reported by Indian gadget news site BGR, the railroad recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Urban Development. The MOU will see the transformation of stations in 10…
Next Big Future
4DS Memristor achieves technical milestone of memory cells denser than 3D flash with commerciallization in the 2019 timeframe
4DS has demonstrated Interface Switching ReRAM cells at a 40 nanometer geometry, representing significant progress in scalability and yield.This 40nm geometry, demonstrated by 4DS, is smaller than the latest generation of 3D Flash – the most dominant non-volatile memory technology used in billions of…
Gizmodo
What Hiking from Mexico to Canada Does to Your Shoes
Hiking from Mexico through the United States and all the way up to Canada on the Pacific Coast Trail is just a little bit beyond a stroll in the park. It took Andrew Holzscuh, the hiker in the video, 166 days to take on over 2,600 miles. He got it done with only four pairs of shoes. This time lapse doesn’t…
BBC News – World
Venezuela opposition accuses government of ‘coup’
Venezuela’s opposition accuses the government of staging a coup by blocking their drive to hold a referendum on removing President Maduro from office.
Singularity HUB
Introducing the New Singularity University
To reflect everything we have become since our founding in 2008, and more importantly, to showcase and accelerate our bold vision for our future, Singularity University has undergone an extensive company-wide rebrand. We’ve updated our website and moved to a new domain: su.org. We’ve also unveiled a…
Digital Trends
Weekly Rewind: Google stores, Nintendo’s Switch, get used to hearing ‘LeEco’
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. Everything from the what to look for in Apple’s new Mac…
Engadget RSS Feed
Reebok Liquid Speed shoes use 3D drawing for a better fit
We’ve seen a number of limited release shoes built using 3D printing, but now Reebok is coming in with its own attempt to rethink the traditional molding process. Reebok’s Liquid Factory draws the frame of these shoes in three dimensions, using a spe…
WIRED
Snag an Ultra-Wide Dell Display Plus a $100 Gift Card for $292
Courtesy of our partners at TechBargains, here’s an unbelievable price for a gorgeous 29″ 2560 X 1080 UltraSharp HD panoramic monitor. In addition to top-notch visuals this deal comes with a bonus $100 Dell gift card good for discounts on computers, laptops, accessories, and any content you’ll need to…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
News: Our Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2016 – Week 4 (Oct. 24-31)
Archtober is back for another year! The New York City-wide festival has 31 days of exhibitions, lectures, conferences, films, tours, and other public activities that celebrate the significance of architecture and design in everyday life. For the sixth year in a row, Bustler and our sister site Archinect are…
Mashable
The one thing you need to do to stop your home devices from getting hacked
A massive cyber attack on Friday used a system of smart devices like cameras and DVRs to attack important internet infrastructure, leading to widespread problems for some of the web’s most popular destinations. And you can do something about it — one very simple thing. The DDoS attack that targeted…
Slashdot
Mirai and Bashlight Join Forces Against DNS Provider Dyn
A second wave of attacks has hit dynamic domain name service provider Dyn, affecting a larger number of providers. As researchers and government officials race to figure out what is causing the outages, new details are emerging. Dan Drew, chief security officer at Level 3 Communications, says the attack…
BBC News – World
Russia accuses UK over ‘shrinking’ London embassy
The Russian ambassador to the UK accuses the government of delaying the granting of visas to staff at the country’s embassy in London.
Digital Trends
Facebook staff rallied to block Trump’s posts as hate speech, report says
Employees at Facebook have reportedly been engaged in an intense debate over the past year to remove certain posts by presidential candidate Donald Trump, which they claim break the site’s rules on hate speech. The posts in question, identified by unnamed sources close to the matter, included Trump’s…
RT – Daily news
Pakistan to execute mentally ill convict after court rules schizophrenia ‘not a mental disorder’
A mentally ill man convicted of murder will be executed as early as next week after the highest court in Pakistan ruled that it does not classify schizophrenia as a mental disorder. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
‘God bless Trinity’: Tyson Gay breaks silence on daughter’s death before funeral
American Olympian sprinter Tyson Gay has posted a heart-wrenching message on social media ahead of his daughter Trinity’s funeral this weekend. Read Full Article at RT.com
Reason.com Full Feed
New York Times Examines Mass Shootings and Gun Laws; Their Findings “Dispiriting to Anyone Hoping for Simple Legislative Fixes to Gun Violence”
Every time a horrific crime committed with a gun gets national attention, politicians will usually recommend more stringent gun laws as a response. (With the phrase “gun control” out of vogue, you usually hear these days about “common sense gun safety laws.”) The New York Times, who last year ran…
Slashdot
WikiLeaks To Its Supporters: ‘Stop Taking Down the US Internet, You Proved Your Point’
MojoKid writes: The Internet took a turn for the worst this morning, when large parts of the DNS network were brought down by a massive distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) targeting DNS provider Dyn. If you couldn’t access Amazon, Twitter, and a host of other large sites and online services earlier…
Digital Trends
Here’s your first look at Lucid Motors’ 900-horsepower, 300-mile Tesla fighter
Earlier this year, California-based startup Atieva made waves by showcasing a vehicle named Edna. Edna was a relatively normal-looking white cargo van, only it was packing some serious electric firepower beneath its utilitarian skin. As we showed you previously, Edna blew the doors off a Tesla Model…
Macworld
The Week in iOS Apps: “Crap, I’m Broke” hits close to home
Darn! I’m out of money!This week’s roundup includes a game that helps you experience the fun of living on the edge of economic calamity. Fun, right? Read on.Crap! I’m BrokeHere’s a game that might be a little too on-the-nose for some of us: Crap! I’m Broke ($2) is a “hectic life management game”—think…
National Geographic News
More Snow Leopards Poached, Even as Bold Plan Fights Decline
On the eve of International Snow Leopard Day, there’s good news and bad news for the secretive big cats of Central Asia.
Fast Company
Very Human Lessons From Three Brands That Use Chatbots To Talk To Customers
Seamless interactions make for happier and more engaged users who want to keep coming back. Seamless interactions make for happier and more engaged users who want to keep coming back.Remember when “there’s an app for that” was a popular refrain? Now, as consumers’ smartphones fill…
RT – Daily news
Not even US president can legalize torture, Abu Ghraib inmates allowed to sue – court ruling
A federal court has ruled in favor of four former Abu Ghraib detainees intending to sue a US military contractor for its alleged role in torturing them. The decision also said laws against torture apply to all branches of government, even the executive. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
European Parliament head tries to save EU-Canada trade talks
The European Parliament president calls for emergency meetings to try to save a free trade deal with Canada, after a Belgian region blocked it.
Engadget Full RSS Feed
Google’s redefined privacy policy lets ads follow you everywhere
In 2007, Google bought online advertising network Doubleclick with the assurance that they would prioritize user privacy as they developed new ad products. They’ve kept that promise, dividing their massive database of web browsing data from the personal info collected from Gmail and other parts of its…
FiveThirtyEight
Election Update: There Are 4 Ways This Election Can End — And 3 Involve Clinton Winning
It’s tempting to say that voters have made up their minds and that the presidential vote is set. Hillary Clinton has a 6.6-percentage-point lead in the popular vote and an 87 percent chance of winning the Electoral College, according to our polls-only forecast. A week ago, those numbers were about the…
VentureBeat
Google put its address on Pixel and Pixel XL SIM trays
If you just received your Google Pixel or Pixel XL this week and rushed to activate it — as I did — you may or may not have noticed a quirky detail on the hardware itself. The SIM tray for each phone is detailed with the address of Google headquarters, a.k.a. the Googleplex — 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway,…
TechCrunch
Crunch Report | Huge DDoS Attack on Major Websites
Huge DDoS this morning has been affecting many websites, Hampton Creek buyback allegations are being investigated, a team of engineers in Russia was able to design a computer vision system to recognize faces in television broadcasts, AT&T may buy Time Warner and Weebly notified everybody it had been…
Digital Trends
Facebook caves on censorship, will allow more NSFW news content
How does Facebook decide what is newsworthy? With almost impenetrable content policies in place, the social network is not — and has never claimed to be — an open platform built on the tenets of free speech and expression. In the past, if you published content in violation of the company’s Community…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Phipal adventure monitor does sports and safety
There are already countless devices on the market that track sports performance, from watches and wristbands, to high-tech clothing and gadgets you mount on your gear. There are also a number of devices that can attract help should you need rescue, even if you’re unconscious. The all-new Phipal…
Lifehacker
Life, Uh, Finds a Way with Two Trees Botanicals
Two Trees BotanicalsMake your desk into the adult version of Jurassic park, because nothing goes better together than toy dinosaurs and air plants.Two Trees Botanicals, makers of awesome reptilian botanical receptacles, is the Arizona-based Etsy shop you should have bookmarked for every occasion. All…
RT – Daily news
Zika found to change human cells – report
Everything we know about Zika fever may change due to a discovery from the University of California, San Diego’s School of Medicine. The disease only recently became public knowledge and has been the subject of a significant amount of scientific study. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
North Carolina judge convicted of bribing FBI agent with ‘2 cases of beer’ to spy on his wife
A North Carolina judge may have been “up for whatever” when he tried to bribe an FBI agent with Bud Light beer in exchange for some “innocent” spying on his wife and her alleged friend, but a unanimous jury found him guilty. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Nintendo Switch won’t play Wii U discs and 3DS cartridges
Nintendo might have crushed some fans’ dreams with its Famitsu interview. The company told the popular Japanese gaming magazine that its upcoming hybrid console won’t be able to play Wii U discs or 3DS cartridges. It’s unclear if the Switch won’t be able to run digital games either, but if you were hoping…
TechCrunch
Announcing the startups pitching in the TC Pitch-off in Seoul!
 TechCrunch is coming to Seoul next week for the TC Meetup + Pitch-off, and today we’re proud to announce the startups participating in the pitch-off. These companies will have exactly sixty seconds to pitch their wares to a panel of expert judges, including TC editors and local VCs. First place wins…
Mises Institute
Week In Review: October 22, 2016
A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssWeek In Review: October 22, 2016 0 Views 1 hour agoAs the 2016 election draws near, the elephant in the room — whether the candidates and the public know it or not — remains the central bank and its continued power over both the domestic and global economy….
Mises Institute
Six Things to Consider About Inflation
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssMoney and BanksMoney and BankingSix Things to Consider About Inflation 0 Views As an economic term, “inflation” is shorthand for “inflation of the money supply.”The general public, however, usually takes it to mean “rising prices” which is not surprising…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Britain’s latest ballistic missile sub named as construction begins
As work begins on Britain’s next generation of nuclear ballistic missile submarines, the first in her class has been given an historic name. According to Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, the Queen today gave the royal assent for the largest-ever Royal Navy submarine to be christened HMS Dreadnought…
RT – Daily news
‘Harmful for Poland’: Tusk slams new govt conspiracy theory on presidential plane crash in Russia
Poland’s defense minister claims a video of Donald Tusk talking with Russian officials at the site of Lech Kaczynski’s plane crash refutes the official probe and was hidden. The EC head called the claim “pathological politics.” The footage was in fact aired. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gear Patrol
Watch Now: The Gear We’re Testing This Week
A live video with men’s style expert Megan Collins, behind the scenes at Lime Rock Park and more. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Deals of the Week: October 17–21
A week’s worth of epic deals. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
This Week in Gear: October 16–21
A look back at an entire week’s worth of gear. …Read More »
BBC News – World
How can investors tap in to Nigeria’s diaspora?
Remittances could prove to be a vast resource for Nigerian businesses and government-funded projects.
Digital Trends
Facebook’s first Live Video ad campaign encourages you to stream everyday life
Facebook is launching a large-scale ad campaign on the streets of the United States and United Kingdom in a bid to get more people to start streaming using its Live Video service. The ads will be featured on TV, the web, and outdoors on digital and traditional billboards at train stations, buses, bus…
Slashdot
Russians Seek Answers To Central Moscow GPS Anomaly
stevegee58 writes: Russians have been noticing that their GPS doesn’t work in Moscow near the Kremlin. Everyone from taxi drivers to Pokemon Go players suddenly notice that they’re transported 18 miles away at the airport when they near the Kremlin. While this may be an annoyance to the public it seems…
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‘Rigged’ message strikes chord as Trump gains on Clinton
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gained on his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton among American voters this week, cutting her lead nearly in half, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released on Friday.
RT – Daily news
Clinton’s Brooklyn campaign HQ evacuated over suspicious white powder in mail
Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, were rapidly evacuated late on Friday after a suspicious white powdery substance was discovered in one of the letters addressed to the presidential runner-up. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Syria blamed for chemical weapons attack in 2015
Syrian government forces carried out a third chemical weapons attack last year, a confidential report to the UN Security Council finds.
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Whalers in crosshairs at international huddle
More than 80 nations square off in Slovenia next week over the fate of the world’s remaining whales, facing a multitude of perils from meat hunters and ship strikes to getting snared in fishing gear.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
India launches phone app to monitor New Delhi’s pollution
The Indian capital, laboring under the label of being the world’s most polluted city, is trying something new to help clean up its air.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Over 50,000 evacuated in typhoon’s path in southern China
Typhoon Haima forced the evacuations of more than 50,000 people in southern China after hammering the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain, triggering flooding, landslides and power outages and killing at least 13 people.
BBC News – World
Clinton’s not-so-secret weapon in Arizona: Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama is heading to Arizona as Democrats see the opportunity to turn the traditionally red state blue.
BBC News – World
‘We ran all the way’: Escape from IS
People from Mosul villages speak of how they fled IS and a raging battle
Dezeen
This week, Trump’s Mexican border wall was visualised and his handwriting became a typeface
This week, Donald Trump’s Mexican border wall was envisioned as a Barragán-inspired pink barrier, and Dezeen was annotated using a typeface based on the US presidential candidate’s handwriting. Read more
VentureBeat
These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week
This week, Tech.eu tracked 15 technology M&A transactions, one IPO, and 70 funding deals (totaling €294 million, about $320 million) in Europe, Turkey, and Israel. Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week: 1) Naspers has sold Polish eBay rival Allegro to a consortium…
WIRED
Look at This Outer Reach of Space, Where Wind Hits 6 Million MPH
Space photos of the week, October 16 — 22, 2016. The post Look at This Outer Reach of Space, Where Wind Hits 6 Million MPH appeared first on WIRED.
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60 common Windows 10 problems and how to solve them
Note: Our common Windows 10 problems feature has been fully updated. This article was first published in July 2015.Windows 10 is now running on over 350 million PCs, tablets and smartphones, making it one of the most popular operating systems in the world. The successor to Windows 8.1 has been available…
RT – Daily news
ISIS fighters execute at least 284 Mosul civilians, children among them – report
Islamic State militants have allegedly executed at least 284 men and boys in the Iraqi city of Mosul and nearby villages. Jihadists, who had used them as human shields, dumped the victims’ bodies in a mass grave, according to a report. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Mosul battle: US defence chief Ash Carter makes surprise visit to Iraq
The US defence secretary visits Iraq as government forces enter a town 20km from Mosul on the sixth day of their offensive against so-called Islamic State.
Slashdot
Cisco Develops System To Automatically Cut-Off Pirate Video Streams
An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Pirate services obtain content by capturing and restreaming feeds obtained from official sources, often from something as humble as a regular subscriber account. These streams can then be redistributed by thousands of other sites and services, many…
Fast Company
Four Tech Companies That Are Taking Networking Offline
Meetup isn’t the only tech company getting people to connect in person. Here are four others that are leveraging digital networking for real-world meetings. Meetup isn’t the only tech company getting people to connect in person. Here are four others that are leveraging digital…
Fast Company
Updates From Our Most Innovative Companies
Roku takes over smart TV operating systems, 23andMe revolutionizes research, and more. Roku takes over smart TV operating systems, 23andMe revolutionizes research, and more.Roku As it introduces its next generation of TV sticks and players this fall, the country’s most popular…
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The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Letter from the Editor Welcome to the very first edition of The Morning After, Engadget’s revamped newsletter. First, I’d like to congratulate you for subscribing to what is undoubtedly the greatest newsletter you’ll ever read. Thanks are also in order for giving us some of your precious inbox…
Macworld
The Week in Apple News: Apple Oct. 27 event, Apple Car refocus, U.S. Vice President Tim Cook, and more
Apple headlines for the week ending Oct. 21, 2016Circle this Thursday on your calendar for an Apple event. Maybe we’ll get new laptops, and it’d be nice if the desktop Macs were updated, too. However, while you’re waiting for Thursday, check out this slideshow of the top Apple-related headlines from…
Reason.com Full Feed
Captured, Tortured, and Left to Rot at Gitmo
Sidebar: Obama’s Broken Guantanamo Promises Within days of his first inauguration, Barack Obama signed a presidential order directing his administration to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (GTMO) within one year, following up with astonishing alacrity on his campaign promises, despite…
Reason.com Full Feed
Obama’s Broken Guantanamo Promises
More: Captured, Tortured, and Left to Rot at Gitmo Barack Obama’s first official act in office addressed not the economy or health care but Guantanamo. In a moment of high drama, surrounded by a phalanx of retired military brass, the president signed a series of executive orders acknowledging that…
Fast Company
Why Siri Needs to Get Smarter Faster
Apple is surprisingly good at building great AI. But is it good enough to beat Google? Apple is surprisingly good at building great AI. But is it good enough to beat Google?Apple is the most successful company in the world. But future success for Apple depends to a surprising degree…
TechCrunch
How massive DDoS attacks are undermining the Internet
 On Friday morning, I awoke to find that our company-wide single sign-on and cloud storage was disrupted due to the massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against domain host Dyn. This attack was big, disrupting consumer services like Spotify and Netflix, all the way to enterprise-grade…
How-To Geek
How to Save Money on Smarthome Products
Smarthome products aren’t cheap, and completely outfitting your house with these devices can be an expensive endeavor. However, here are some things you can keep in mind if you’re looking to save some cash when you go to upgrade to a smart thermostat, smart lights, and more.Click Here to Continue Reading
Discover Magazine
Does Effect Size Matter for fMRI?
fMRI researchers should care about (and report) the size of the effects that they study, according to a new Neuroimage paper from NIMH researchers Gang Chen and colleagues. It’s called Is the statistic value all we should care about in neuroimaging?. The authors include Robert W. Cox, creator of the…
Macworld
Punditsplaining: Why the iPhone-beating Pixel is awesome
Have you heard about this Google phone? Apparently it’s a super huge deal and it’s very important that you are made to understand that. You simps.It must be because why else would Dave Thier be back at the Forbes contributor network and therapy center for those who’ve swallowed a bug writing about it…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Why episodic gaming and virtual reality are a match made in heaven
I’m not a fan of episodic games. Even when the total price of a seven-or-so chapter game adds up to the same amount as if I’d bought it outright, I can’t help but feel conned. Almost a tenner for an hour long slice of game? Get out of here! There have of course been great episodic games, none more obvious…
RT – Daily news
Iraqi army takes back Kirkuk, moves on ISIS-held Christian town amid Mosul offensive
The Iraqi army has retaken control of Kirkuk, repulsing Islamic State militants who launched a large-scale attack on the town on Friday. The army is now moving to recapture Qaraqosh, Iraq’s largest Christian town, amid the ongoing Mosul offensive. Read Full Article at RT.com
WIRED
Three Ways to Bring Solar Power to the People Who Need It Most
The cost of solar panels can put them out of reach for many families. But organizations are finding new ways to bring solar to low-income households. The post Three Ways to Bring Solar Power to the People Who Need It Most appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
In Nevada, Latino Groups Are Finding the Voters Data Can’t
These voters are on no email lists. How do you find them? Go door to door. The post In Nevada, Latino Groups Are Finding the Voters Data Can’t appeared first on WIRED.
Techbargains.com
MSI B150I Gaming Pro AC Intel Skylake LGA 1151 Mini ITX Motherboard + Game $69.99AR
MSI B150I Gaming Pro AC Intel Skylake LGA 1151 Mini ITX Motherboard + Game $69.99AR
Scientific American Content: Global
How to Slow Age-Related Muscle Loss
As you may have suspected, dietary protein is key to building and maintaining muscle mass. But it’s not necessarily a matter of taking in more protein — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Scientific American Content: Global
While Dinosaurs Romped, Birdsongs Filled the Air in Balmy Antarctica
Scientists who found a fossilized avian “voice box” describe a vastly different southern continent—with birds that diversified before the dinosaurs’ mass extinction — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The USDA’s Oversight of ‘Organic’ Labeling Is a Mess: New at Reason
Under the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990, which gave the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) authority over organic-food labeling, the agency maintains a list of synthetic substances that may be used in organic products. Decisions about any substance on the list had been forced to sunset after…
Digital Trends
Blindsave protective gear shelters you from the bumps and bruises of B-ball
Tired of getting battered and bruised while playing basketball? You’re not the only one. The folks at Blindsave feel your pain and are working to lessen it with a new line of protective gear for indoor sports. Unlike anything else on the market, the company claims it is the the world’s first protective…
Techbargains.com
Acer Chromebook 15 Intel Core i5-5200U 15.6″ 1080p Laptop (4GB, 32GB SSD) $499.99
Acer Chromebook 15 Intel Core i5-5200U 15.6″ 1080p Laptop (4GB, 32GB SSD) $499.99
The Gadget Flow
hextio – Air Purification X 10
hextio’s new technology increases the air purification and deodorization efficiency by ten times. It is a compact, stylish and affordable air purifier that is designed to destroy air pollutants and neutralize bad odor at home. In spite of being ten times more efficient than general air purifiers, hextio uses…
The Gadget Flow
Sandman 4-Port USB Charging Alarm Clock
Never wake up to a dead smartphone again when you have the Sandman 4-Port USB Charging Alarm Clock. Producing the time in a digital format, this clock has four different USB ports so you can plug in your smartphone, tablet, or any other USB-charging device. All of the ports of the 4-Port USB Charging…
The Gadget Flow
LEXES – The New Magnetic Way To Power Your Device
LEXES is a magnetic connector to power your laptop or devices that will facilitate your daily life. The magnetic Lexes Connector makes connecting and disconnecting a power cord quick and easy, without the risk of breaking your power supply tip. The Lexes Connector consists of two parts, male (the Lexes…
Scientific American Content: Global
Meet the Metallic Means
The golden ratio is familiar to many math enthusiasts—what about the silver ratio? Bronze? Aluminum? — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
Green Roof Shows Off Sustainable Living by the Australian Coast
The clients for this sustainably constructed project in Australia worked closely with ArchiBlox to ensure that Avalon House had minimal impact on the land.  A green roof, filled with bushes and vines.This feature is at once beautiful and environmentally friendly.  It minimizes water runoff, for example,…
The Gadget Flow
Romi – A Glowing Mushroom Lights Up Your Room
This interactive mushroom light is designed to connect your families. A cute mushroom that works as your lamp, messager, speaker, alarm and more for a more quality family time! The adjustment of the light color and brightness of Romi is very easy with the help of the free companion app. Just pick a color…
The Gadget Flow
Ding Smart Doorbell
Stay in tune with your home with the Ding Smart Doorbell. Bringing intelligence right to your front door, this system enables you to always hear the door whether you’re upstairs, outside, or even at work. Connecting to the app on your device, Ding produces a chime in your home with the included speaker…
The Gadget Flow
Toucan Outdoor Security Camera and Alarm by KUNA
Rest assured your house is safe and sound when you have the Toucan Outdoor Security Camera and Alarm by KUNA. Coming with a smart security light, this system is able to detect any motion and instantly notify you via the app if someone is outside. Providing you with a live HD video feed, the Toucan Security…
The Gadget Flow
HP Envy All-in-One Computer System
It’s time to upgrade your computing experience and the HP Envy All-in-On Computer System is just the device for the job. Featuring a stunning 27-inch diagonal floating glass Micro Edge display, this computer is constructed with a modern and sleek frame to hold everything together. With every detail well-thought…
BBC News – World
Drone captures rare whale footage
Canadian scientists use drones to capture rare whale footage in the Arctic.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Instagram is the latest app testing live video streaming
In the end it seems certain that every social app will have every feature inside it and there won’t be any difference between Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and all the others.Or at least that’s the conclusion we’re drawing based on reports from Russian site T Journal that a live video streaming component…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
The next President will take power with significant space decisions looming
Enlarge / Trump and Clinton, should we send them into space? (credit: Aurich / Getty) At the upper edge of the atmosphere, where the sky kisses outer space, a few molecules of nitrogen and oxygen bounce around. If we consider the presidential election as playing out at the surface of the Earth,…
BBC News – World
Bob Dylan’s Nobel silence ‘impolite and arrogant’
Bob Dylan’s failure to acknowledge his Nobel Prize in literature is “impolite and arrogant”, according to a member of the body that awards it.
Singularity HUB
This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through October 22nd)
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: Conscious Exotica Murray Shanahan | Aeon “In what follows I attempt to…[describe] the structure of the space of possible minds, in two dimensions: the capacity for consciousness and the human-likeness of behavior. Implicit in this mapping seems to be the possibility of forms…
Slashdot
Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban On Personally Identifiable Web Tracking
Fudge Factor 3000 writes: Google has quietly changed its privacy policy to allow it to associate web tracking, which is supposed to remain anonymous, with personally identifiable user data. This completely reneges its promise to keep a wall between ad tracking and personally identifiable user data, further…
ArchDaily
This New Code Ensures Buildings Designs are Internet Optimized
Wired Certified Platinum – Willis Tower, Chicago, US When looking at a building, how good its internet is, is probably not one’s first thought. But for the tenants and companies inside it, it’s a key building service that they rely on daily.As Arie Barendrecht explains, “it’s vital to tenants…
Digital Trends
How to get Google’s Pixel features on your Android phone
You’ve undoubtedly seen the news about Google’s new smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL. Perhaps you’ve read a review or two. Maybe you’ve already double-checked your bank account and pre-ordered a unit. No matter which anticipatory stage you’ve reached, take comfort in knowing that some of the Pixel’s…
Big Think
The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle May Finally Be Solved
Meteorologists propose a stunning new explanation for the mysterious events in the Bermuda Triangle.Read More
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Researchers Found Where Depression Lives in the Brain
Last year, an estimated 16 million US adults experienced a major depressive disorder that lasted at least two weeks and included at least four other symptoms such as problems sleeping, eating, or concentrating. Considering the prevalence of this mental disorder and its capacity to significantly disrupt…
The Awesomer
Libra Coffee Pourtables
Price: $20/box  | BuyPackets of small batch-roasted coffee beans. The packet doubles as a filter; all you need is a mug and some hot water to enjoy fresh coffee on the go. Libra uses part of its proceeds to donate water filters to indigent communities in Guatemala, where it gets its beans. …
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
This Covered Porch is Perfect for Enjoying Sunny Days
At the back of House at Lake Biel by Markus Schietsch Architekten, a covered porch provides the perfect place for enjoying sunny days.  The large space “wraps like the deck of a ship in the sea of grasses.”  It opens up to a beautiful, lush meadow, situated near a lake in western Switzerland.The next…
Techbargains.com
Galaxyhydro 55-LED Dimmable 165W Full Spectrum Aquarium Light $74.99
Galaxyhydro 55-LED Dimmable 165W Full Spectrum Aquarium Light $74.99
The Verge – All Posts
Amazon is refreshing its Fire TV interface later this year
Amazon has begun shipping its latest Fire TV stick, and along with the new hardware the company announced its biggest update to the Fire TVs user interface since its launch in 2014 is on the way. Amazon describes the new user interface as a “cinematic experience” and says that it will show trailers and…
RT – Daily news
‘Won’t sever ties’ with Washington: Duterte waters down US talk, blasts EU instead
The outspoken Philippine leader backtracked on claims of a ‘separation’ from the United States, a day after making the announcement in Beijing. He unleashed his sharp tongue on the EU, however. Read Full Article at RT.com
Slashdot
‘Anonymous’ Hacker Indicted As His Hunger Strike Continues
Eight months after being rescued at sea near Cuba and then arrested, Anonymous hacker Martin Gottesfeld now faces prosecution as well as death by hunger. Newsweek reports: A member of Anonymous has been indicted on hacking charges while on the third week of a prison hunger strike protesting perceived…
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Decades-Old Collision Data Offers Tantalizing Hint of New Particle
The Large Hadron Collider, now operating at near-peak luminosity in its second operational phase, may be the most powerful particle collider ever built and it may smash together billions of protons per second like it’s not even a thing, but the latest hint of a new particle comes courtesy of the predecessor…
VentureBeat
3 things the flyover states need to compete with Silicon Valley
GUEST: In the first presidential debate of 2016, Secretary Clinton pointed to innovation as a key to economic prosperity saying, “I want us to invest in you. I want us to invest in your future. That means jobs in infrastructure, in advanced manufacturing, innovation and technology, clean, renewable energy,…
Fast Company
How I Used A Career Crisis To Finally Become My Own Boss
An impending layoff taught this writer that “it wasn’t so much the salary I was scared to lose, but the security of staying on the beaten path.” An impending layoff taught this writer that “it wasn’t so much the salary I was scared to lose, but the security of staying on the beaten…
The Verge – All Posts
New trailers: Assassin’s Creed, Arrival, Nocturnal Animals, and more
Black Mirror is out on Netflix today. Should I tell you the twist about [REDACTED REDACTED REDACTED]? Just kidding, I don’t know all the twists but I’m sure they have something to do with our collective impending doom. Luckily we can pass the time until the apocalypse hits with Jake Gyllenhaal movies…
RT – Daily news
Police crowd Notre Dame square protesting France’s 11-month state of emergency (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Several hundred policemen took to the streets of France, from Paris to Bordeaux, for the fifth night in a row to complain about the unbearable working conditions and fatigue caused by an 11-month state of emergency, saying they’re stretched to the limit. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Russian Mi-8 helicopter crashes in Siberia, killing 19
A Russian helicopter carrying 22 people crashes in north-western Siberia, killing at least 19 people, officials say.
BBC News – World
Mosul battle: Hundreds treated over toxic fumes in Iraq
Hundreds of people in Iraq are treated for the effects of toxic gases after a sulphur plant is set alight in fighting with IS militants.
Lifehacker
Saturday’s Best Deals: Harmony Smart Control, DualShock 4, Cast Iron Cookware
Amazon’s most popular subwoofer, the new DualShock 4, and Cuisinart cast iron cookware lead off Saturday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get…
Lifehacker
Top 10 Election Tools to Turn You Into an Informed Voter
Whatever your thoughts on the election or the Presidential candidates, the best voter is an educated voter—and it’s important to remember there’s more at stake than just the White House. These tools will help you find out what, and make the best decision in the voting booth.10. How to Vote In Every StateThe…
Techbargains.com
XFX Radeon RS RX 480 8GB GDDR5 CrossFireX Video Card $204.99AR
XFX Radeon RS RX 480 8GB GDDR5 CrossFireX Video Card $204.99AR
Slashdot
Will Tesla Install Home Solar Panels To Charge Cars?
Earlier this week, Tesla signed a non-binding agreement to buy solar cells from a new Panasonic factory in Buffalo, New York — but it’s part of a much bigger maneuver. An anonymous Slashdot reader writes: “If all goes to plan, Tesla will be supplying customers with the solar panels that generate electricity…
Mashable
Uber is making its own debit cards
Don’t have enough Uber in your life? Sign up for an Uber debit card.  The ride-hailing company is launching a debit card available to Uber Mexico customers. The Uber Bankaool debit card, released in partnership with Mastercard and the Mexican online bank Bankaool, will work as a regular debit card for…
Next Big Future
China to get first 4 Su-35 Fighter Jets from Russia in 2016 and they will reverse engineer the AL-117S engine
The Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Air Force (PLAAF) is slated to receive the first four out of 24 Russian-made Sukhoi Su-35 multirole fighter jets, the governor of Khabarovsk Krai, a federal subject located in the Russian Far East, said in a speech during the opening of a new aircraft production plan…
Next Big Future
Russia claims progress on new Pak DA strategic bomber which will have hypersonic missile weapons
The Tupolev PAK DA (or PAK-DA) is a proposed Russian next-generation strategic bomber and it is expected to have a 30-ton weapons payload, range of 6,740 nautical miles, first flight in 2021 and deliveries in 2023.Some of the technology and components from the PAK DA will be derived from existing aircraft….
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Wonder Woman named UN ambassador despite protests
The UN named comic book character Wonder Woman as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite a petition signed by over 1,000 UN staffers protesting the fictional character’s “overtly sexualised image”.
RT – Daily news
US-led coalition strike killed dozens of civilian mourners 30km from Kirkuk – Russian MoD
The Russian Ministry of Defense says that the US-led coalition is responsible for striking mourners in the Iraqi city of Daquq on Friday, killing dozens of civilians, including women and children. Read Full Article at RT.com
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
What’s Making Your House Look Messy
Everyone wants to have a cleaner, less cluttered home. But most people also understand what a massive task deep cleaning and decluttering can actually be. When you feel as though you have little spare time to begin with, it’s hard to pencil in ironing your sheets and alphabetizing your cookbooks. So…
TechCrunch
The restaurant table(t) is getting crowded
 Many of us have tried new services, like online food ordering, subscription meals and signing with your finger on a tablet-based point-of-sale system; but the reality is that we are still in the early phases of restaurant industry disruption. I believe that’s about to change. Read More
SlashGear
Huawei Mate 9 Pro revealed with curved screen thanks to leaked renders
Another week, another leak (sorry, that was terrible, I know). This time we’re getting the first look at Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei‘s new Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro, devices which are scheduled to be announced at an event in Munich, Germany on November 3rd. The leaks come in the form of official…
9to5Mac
This week’s top stories: What to expect at Apple’s Oct. 27 ‘Hello Again’ Mac event, iOS 10 betas, & much more
In this week’s top stories: What to expect at Apple’s Oct. 27 ‘Hello Again’ Mac event, the latest iOS 10 betas, Jeff gives iOS users 10 handy Safari tips, and much more.  more…Filed under: Apple
ArchDaily
White Arkitekter A/S Designs Sea-Based WWII Memorial with Moving “Tides”
Courtesy of White Arkitekter A/S White Arkitekter A/S has revealed its plans for Arven fra Havet, or Legacy of the Sea, a World War II memorial to be built at the Mindelunden site in Ryvangen, Denmark. Arven fa Havet will honor the 2,000 Danish sailors and more than 800 Danes who died in merchant…
RT – Daily news
Kiev threatened to send fighter jets to ground Belarusian passenger plane – air carrier
Ukraine’s Security Service (SSU) turned around a passenger plane en route from Kiev to Minsk, the capital of Belarus, threatening to launch fighter jets to intercept it, a statement issued by Belavia airlines claims. Read Full Article at RT.com
Fast Company
4 Ideas For Redesigning How We Vote
We asked entrepreneurs who work on political engagement to design the dream voting systems they’ll probably never be able to implement. We asked entrepreneurs who work on political engagement to design the dream voting systems they’ll probably never be able to implement.Just press…
Geek.com
PokeNatomy, An Artbook Showing off the Physiology of Pocket Monsters
Pokemon are a weird bunch of creatures. Most of them don’t seem to make much anatomical sense. Like, how the hell does Diglett work exactly? Is there a body under the soil, or…? […]
Digital Trends
AT&T on path to buying Time Warner for $85 billion
A major communications and media deal could be signed and delivered in the next two days. Telecommunications giant AT&T has agreed to an $85 billion price to buy media producer Time Warner, according to Reuters. Reuters reported that most terms are settled and the final agreement could come as early…
Mashable
Dad’s security camera captures young son’s overnight couch-jumping session
A Florida father was checking his in-home security footage when he came across a surprising sight: His young son up in the middle of the night and jumping on the living room couch. In this clip from Cody Wray, his son Dylan prances around the family’s living room, climbing on the couch, performing…
Techbargains.com
SteelSeries Flux Gaming Headset (Luxury Edition) $15.79
SteelSeries Flux Gaming Headset (Luxury Edition) $15.79
Gizmodo
Being Single Is Now a Disability, According to the World Health Organization
According to the Telegraph, the World Health Organization will change its definition of disabilities to classify people without a sexual partner as “infertile.” The controversial new classifications will make it so that heterosexual single men and women, as well as gay men and women who are seeking in…
Reason.com Full Feed
What Has Government Done for Lower-Income, Working Americans? Screwed Them, Mostly.
Click above to watch an excerpt from the powerful new documentary Rigged 2016, which explores how the political status quo benefits Republicans, Democrats, and politically connected businesses far more than Americans and America writ large. Here’s more info on the documentary (full disclosure: I…
Techbargains.com
HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Playstation VR Headsets all currently available!
HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Playstation VR Headsets all currently available!
National Geographic News
Why Cats Lick Plastic, and Other Odd Behaviors Explained
Experts weigh in on feline grooming, zooming, and a strange fetish.
The Manual
The Gina is Three Coffeemakers in One Awe-Inspiring Device
The Gina is a Three-in-One Coffeemaker. The post The Gina is Three Coffeemakers in One Awe-Inspiring Device appeared first on The Manual.
Mashable
Airbnb files lawsuit against New York
Airbnb is officially on bad terms with New York.  The home-sharing company filed a lawsuit Friday against city and state parties after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that imposes hefty fines on anyone who posts a technically illegal short-term rental on Airbnb.  Airbnb hosts…
Digital Trends
Atlexa is the modular backpack that doubles as workout gear
Backpacks. Besides holding your stuff, what are they good for? That’s the question the creators of the Atlexa Backpack posed when setting out to develop their invention — the first modular backpack that itself can transform into a piece of sports equipment. Short for “Athletic Exercise,” the Atlexa…
Digital Trends
Is ethanol in your gas a problem? We revisited the question with an expert
A couple of months ago, we ran a Road Rave on the effects of ethanol in gasoline. We didn’t think it would be terribly controversial, because we reported only what we could confirm from reputable sources, mostly from the United States Department of Energy. To say that this story sparked reader interest…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
US couple donate €350mn art collection to Musée d’Orsay in Paris
US couple Marlene and Spencer Hays have bequeathed their enormous collection of late 19th and early 20th century masterpieces to the Musée d’Orsay in Paris upon their death, in the largest gift to a French museum by a foreign donor in over 70 years.
Techbargains.com
Masterbuilt 30in Vertical 2-Door Propane Smoker $110.97
Masterbuilt 30in Vertical 2-Door Propane Smoker $110.97
Gizmodo
Map of America’s River Basins Show Our Nation’s Hidden Beauty
As the election nears, our country can at times feel like a hideous and hateful place. Let this map of the United States’ river basins made by Imgur user Fejetlenfej remind you that, at the very least, our country can be beautiful. Fejetlenfej—a geographer who sells their maps on Etsy—created the image…
Scientific American Content: Global
U.S. Residential Electricity Prices Decline for the First Time in 14 Years
How cheap natural gas and renewable energy are driving down electricity prices in one interactive chart — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Digital Trends
Estimated 2016 Airbnb tax loss to states $260 million, says study
Those inexpensive stays in Airbnb listings are costly for the state. In the wake of yesterday’s Airbnb setback in New York, a report coming out on Monday projects the 2016 tax losses for states that don’t tax Airbnb home-share rentals. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law legislation that bans…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Pediatricians revise thinking on screen time; ditch ban for kids under 2
(credit: lynnmarentette) To adjust to our digital world, the American Academy of Pediatrics rebooted its thinking on c
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