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Amazon’s secret weapon remains its cloud services
Amazon, once a company with a volatile profit capacity, has started stabilizing its money-making activity in recent years. It’s shown investors that it can turn out huge gains when it wants to, due to its more capable logistics network, Prime subscription service, cloud computing efforts, and growing…
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Well into its second decade, Google’s business is still booming
Alphabet, the holding company formed around Google, reported its third quarter earnings today. The company grew its revenue 20 percent over the same period last year, to $22.45 billion. Its profit also improved, climbing 27 percent over the same period last year to $5 billion. These numbers were only…
Slashdot
FCC Imposes ISP Privacy Rules and Takes Aim At Mandatory Arbitration
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The Federal Communications Commission today imposed new privacy rules on Internet service providers, and the Commission said it has begun working on rules that could limit the use of mandatory arbitration clauses in the contracts customers sign with…
RT – Daily news
Putin: ‘Russia may lose patience over Syria accusations’ & other Valdai top quotes
The US should stop brazenly blaming Russia for the situation in Syria as it may face an equally harsh response, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned at the Valdai forum in Sochi, also addressing American exceptionalism, Trump and other issues. Read Full Article at RT.com
Acquire
PDW’s Badger Framelock Folder is an investment in knife-crafting mastery
A pre-production release of one of its finest blades this year.Photos: PDWPrometheus Design Werx just released a pre-production run of one of its finest creations this year, the Badger Framelock Folder. The compact folder is carefully finished and engineered with a S35VN blade and a titanium scale that…
BBC News – World
US election: ‘Cruel’ Trump claim dismays dead soldier’s family
Republican Donald Trump is criticised by the family of a dead US soldier after saying as president he would have kept him alive.
Techbargains.com
Timbuk2 Friends with Benefits Sale – Extra 30% off Coupon
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PCWorld
TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb LB130 review: An inexpensive color option
TP-Link has expanded its smart bulb offerings, which previously included only a series of dimmable and tunable white LED bulbs. The TP-Link LB130 is fully color-enabled, and like its white-only little brother, the LB120, it’s fully manageable via your Wi-Fi network. TP-Link is now one of only two vendors…
Lifehacker
60dB Dishes Out Short-Form Podcasts Personalized for You
iPhone: Podcasts are great, but the effort required to pick one out and play it is a little obnoxious sometimes. 60dB is a new app that works a bit like NPR’s ONE app, but focused on short-form podcasts from a variety of providers.http://lifehacker.com/npr-one-provid…60dB feels like a cross between something…
Lifehacker
How to Deal With the Financially Irresponsible People in Your Life
One of the greatest challenges for people attempting to adopt or maintain a life of financial responsibility is the presence of financially irresponsible people in their lives. You have people who leverage social pressure to convince you to make bad spending choices or adopt bad financial habits. You…
Gizmodo
These Rumored Star Trek: Discovery Characters Reveal a Lot of New Plot Possibilities
Last night, it was Bryan Fuller would no longer be serving as showrunner for Star Trek: Discovery—an announcement that makes a good deal of sense when you consider the man’s workload. But buried in that news was a little tidbit about the cast that is slightly strange.Read more…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
New-and-improved tiny house sleeps up to eight people
Escape has followed-up its recent Vintage tiny house with the Vintage XL. Featuring the same cute and cottagey design but made larger, the towable tiny house has a spacious layout inside and can sleep a maximum of eight people. The total price comes in at US$73,400… Continue Reading New-and-improved…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Google Glass teaches people to dot and dash
If you want to learn Morse code, it turns out that all you have to do is play an experimental new Google Glass-based game – if you can still find a pair of the glasses, that is. Players have the code buzzed into their head while they play, so they don’t have to make a point of intentionally…
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The first phone with Google Tango, the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, is shipping next week
Lenovo announced that its Phab 2 Pro would be the first phone to ship with Google Tango. And now, following early estimates of a November release window after a delay from the original summer date, we know exactly when that day will be: November 1st. The Phab 2 Pro immediately stands out thanks to…
Man of Many
Express Yourself With Montblanc Augmented Paper
We tend to rely on email as a fast and accessible way to share information, but it’s always much slower from a smartphone and emails don’t have that personal touch like pen and paper. Montblanc has a solution that also takes the traditional art of handwriting into the digital world. Montblanc Augmented…
Uncrate
Coleman Northern Nova Lantern
Light your entire campsite with the push of a single button thanks to the Coleman Northern Nova Lantern. It has a ruggedized design that includes guards to protect the glass…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Supercomputing the p53 protein as a promising anticancer therapy
Even though it’s almost impossible to see, computational biophysicist Rommie Amaro is using the Stampede supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center at The University of Texas at Austin to model the largest atomic level system of the tumor suppression protein p53 to date—over 1.5 million atoms….
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Bioluminescent sensor causes brain cells to glow in the dark
A team of Vanderbilt scientists have genetically modified luciferase, the enzyme that produces bioluminescence, so that it acts as an optical sensor that records activity in brain cells.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
How sharks recycle toxic ammonia to keep their skin moist
The Pacific spiny dogfish shark is a master at recycling the ocean’s toxic ammonia and converting it into useful urea, according to new research from University of British Columbia (UBC) zoologists.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Underfed worms program their babies to cope with famine
Going hungry at an early age can cause lifelong health problems. But the extent of malnutrition’s damage depends on mom’s diet too—at least in worms.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Rising star: YouTube playing key role in Google’s success
YouTube has emerged as a break-out star in Google’s cast of services as the online video site upstages cable television for a younger generation of viewers looking for amusement, news and music on their smartphones.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Amazon courts food shoppers
Amazon wants you to order your turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce online this Thanksgiving—its latest effort to make its Prime subscription service a central part of food shopping, much the way it’s done for other consumer goods.
Popular Science
Silkpunk Sci-Fi Author Ken Liu Talks Fantasy, Technology and the Future of the Human Race
From Our Blogs: Nexus Media News An interview with the author of The Grace of Kings and The Wall of Storms Liu spoke with Nexus Media about “silkpunk,” tech culture, and what today’s innovators can learn from science fiction.
Cool Material
Melted Whiskey Glasses
No, you haven’t had too much bourbon; these glasses really do look like this. While the Melted Whiskey Glass looks like it was pulled out of the kiln a bit too early, it’s actually designed to give the appearance of motion and offer finger-friendly grooves. The unique design allows the tumblers to sit…
Computerworld
Malware from last week’s DDoS attack continues to harass
It’s still unclear who pulled off Friday’s massive internet disruption, but the malware largely responsible for the cyber attack has since assaulted new targets — possibly including video gamers.Since last Friday, botnets created by the Mirai malware have been launching distributed denial-of-service…
kottke.org
The worms that grow their own food
A species of worm in the north-east Atlantic has been observed farming. They plant grass seeds in their burrows and feed on the sprouts when they start growing. Ragworms (Hediste diversicolor) were thought to consume the seeds of cordgrass, an abundant plant in the coastal habitats where they live….
Digital Trends
Want a high-fashion smartwatch? Fossil collaborates with Emporio Armani, others
Your wrist may already be home to some high tech, but it can now also feature some high fashion. That’s right — your wearable is getting a major face-lift now that fashion houses like Kate Spade, Diesel, and Emporio Armani are jumping on the smartwatch trend. This week, Fossil Group introduced more than…
Mashable
Penguin gets custom wetsuit to keep her warm
After experiencing feather loss at SeaWorld, this female Adelie penguin got outfitted with a wetsuit by the park’s costumer. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Animal Rescue, Social Good, Seaworld, and Animal
WIRED
Hands On: The New MacBook Pro Is a Whole New Kind of Laptop
Your MacBook Pro was overdue for an upgrade, and today it got one. The post Hands On: The New MacBook Pro Is a Whole New Kind of Laptop appeared first on WIRED.
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Personal Wealth? It can’t be all about money | Bibi Baskin | TEDxDrogheda
Have you ever thought of changing the routine of your life? Bibi left her job, got onto a plane and went to India to start her own business as a hotelier. Best known in Ireland for having a talk show (called Bibi) on RTE1, the first woman in Ireland to have this role. Also worked in UK on Radio (BBCs…
Macworld
73% off TechMatte Air Vent Magnetic Universal Car Mount for Smartphones – Deal Alert
The MagGrip Vent Car Mount is a sturdy, cradle-less device holding system focused on simplicity. Pop it onto your car’s air vent and magnets do all the work. Currently discounted to just $8 and averages 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon from over 7,000 people. Learn more, or buy it now, on Amazon.To read…
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PS4 Pro games: these are the first batch of titles to get a 4K makeover
Wave goodbye to the PlayStation Neo, say hello to the PS4 Pro. Sony’s thrown down the gauntlet to Microsoft and its Project Scorpio Xbox sequel, revealing a 4K and HDR capable console (but no 4K Blu-ray) that’s going to supercharge both your existing PS4 gaming catalogue and the next wave of PS4 VR titles.All…
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CES 2017: What to expect at next year’s massive tech show
Hear that? That’s the sound of CES, the biggest tech show on the planet, fast approaching.    CES 2017 promises to live up to the Las Vegas expo’s reputation as the place to see what’s next in tech. Whether eye-popping TVs, futuristic electric cars, shiny mobile devices, mind-boggling virtual reality…
Big Think
Hollywood and the Double-Konk Theory of Amnesia
The ridiculousness of Hollywood science when it comes to memory loss.Read More
Big Think
Beauty in Islam is Being Overlooked Thanks to Nationalist Fervor
Anti-Islam fervor has overlooked important artistic contributions made by Muslim artists around the world. Read More
TechCrunch
Jeff Bezos, Mayo Clinic back anti-aging startup Unity Biotechnology for $116 million
 Every once in a while someone in Silicon Valley brings up the possibility of living forever, or at least a really long time, but first we’re going to need to figure out a way to enjoy all those extra years. Unity Biotechnology is a startup focusing on medicines to help us do that by slowing the effects…
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Does the iPad Air have a future at Apple?
During its “Hello Again” keynote in Cupertino today, Apple debuted its newest MacBook Pro as well as an overhaul of Final Cut Pro X and an all-in-one video entertainment app simply titled, TV. But surprisingly, there was not a word spoken about iPads. First, a quick recap: The iPad Air and iPad…
Next Big Future
Norwegian Airlines approvals for more US routes delayed to protect US airlines from competition like $69 one way trips to Europe from US east coast
The Norwegian business model is made possible by the Boeing’s Dreamliner 787. the model is to have long-haul toures with discounted rates and the promise of a comfortable journey.The Dreamliner is built using unprecedented techniques. Boeing says it is 20 percent more fuel efficient than previous models…
The Awesomer
2016 MacBook Pro
Price: $1799+  | Buy | LinkApple’s latest pro notebook is thinner, faster, has a much larger trackpad, a new keyboard, Touch ID, and a color multitouch toolbar that replaces the function keys with customizeable and contextual controls. In 13″ or 15″ sizes with a variety of Core i5 & Core i7 CPUs….
WIRED
As Standing Rock Protesters Face Down Armored Trucks, the World Watches on Facebook
As law enforcement moved in on Standing Rock protestors on Thursday, Facebook Live and Twitter once again emerged as vital information sources. The post As Standing Rock Protesters Face Down Armored Trucks, the World Watches on Facebook appeared first on WIRED.
Mashable
These are the apps Apple’s new MacBook Touch Bar lets you use
Although Apple’s new laptop interface was leaked days before Thursday’s event, the new Touch Bar nevertheless impressed with an array of new software-meets-hardware functions. SEE ALSO: Everyone’s talking about Apple’s new ’emoji bar’ Offered in the new 13-inch and 15-inch versions of the MacBook Pro,…
Popular Science
Bye Bye, BlogNet
From Our Blogs: Boxplot Time to do that hero-walk off into the sunset. It’s the end of an era on our little corner of Popsci.com…
Next Big Future
Russia has test fired an ICBM with a hypersonic glider warhead
Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces has test fired a RS-18 intercontinental ballistic missile on October 25, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense. Russian military analysts believe that the launch was a test of a new hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV), the YU-71, also known as Project 4202, a warhead…
Next Big Future
A-10 Fighter supporters have defeated the US Air Force leadership by delaying A-10 retirement indefinitely
The Air Force was planning to start mothballing the A-10 fighter in 2018 and retirement of all A-10s by 2021. But last month Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James said that the retirement of the A-10 would likely have to be delayed further as the military continues to rely on the low-and-slow…
Mashable
Google’s mobile ads business is booming
Google and  Facebook currently have a near-duopoly stranglehold on the mobile ads market. But the trajectory of each company’s growth in the sector has worried some of the search giant’s investors, who see the social network eating into Google’s share of the business. Thursday’s earnings release from…
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T-Mobile offers unlocked Pixel owners a $325 credit
While Verizon is the only carrier to offer Google’s Pixel phones directly, T-Mobile has its own plan to tempt over Pixel owners: $325 credited towards their bill. That’s half of the cost of the $650 32GB Pixel, and a significant chunk off of the price of the $769 Pixel XL. To get the deal, you’ll need…
Mashable
You will definitely trip over your new MacBook Pro and destroy it
Apple debuted a new line of MacBook Pros on Thursday, and they’re missing something important: a MagSafe charger designed to protect the pricey computers when you blunder into their power cords in coffee shops, in conference rooms, and in the middle of the night. SEE ALSO: Apple unveils new, thinner…
Mashable
Girls with autism may mask condition with social skills
Think autism and an image of an awkward boy typically emerges. The developmental disorder is at least four times more common in boys, but scientists taking a closer look are finding some gender-based surprises: Many girls with autism have social skills that can mask the condition. And some girls are…
Newswise: SciNews
NAU Scientists Develop a Novel Strategy for Restoring Sagebrush Habitat
The $335,000 grant will allow scientists with the Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research to test the nucleation approach.
Newswise: SciNews
Little-Studied Coral Reefs of Saudi Arabia Explored with Launch of Extensive Survey
U.S. and Saudi Arabian scientists launched the most extensive baseline survey to-date of coral reef ecosystems along the Saudi coast of the Gulf of Aqaba during late September 2016 — investigating multiple reef species in detail to support conservation.
Newswise: SciNews
Bioluminescent Sensor Causes Brain Cells to Glow in the Dark
A new kind of bioluminescent sensor causes individual brain cells to imitate fireflies and glow in the dark. The probe, which was developed by a team of Vanderbilt scientists, is a genetically modified form of luciferase, the enzyme that a number of other species including fireflies use to produce light….
Newswise: SciNews
Project Pumpkin: Professor and Students Harvest 17 New and Experimental Varieties of Pumpkins
URI Professor harvests student enthusiasm with hands-on research.
Newswise: SciNews
Exploring the Evolution of Spider Venom to Improve Human Health
More than 46,000 species of spiders creepy crawl across the globe. Each one produces a venom composed of an average of 500 distinct toxins, putting the conservative estimate of unique venom compounds at more than 22 million. Researchers are studying these toxins to increase our understanding of the evolution…
Slashdot
Apple Debuts New ‘TV’ Guide and Watchlist App For Apple TV, iPhone and iPad
Even though the Apple TV news was considered “boring” by many livestream viewers waiting to catch a glimpse of the new MacBook Pros, there were several big announcements worth mentioning. For starters, Apple announced a new app called “TV” that will “allow you to track your favorite shows and movies…
Digital Trends
This may curb your appetite: Surge pricing just came to UberEATS
Want your food fast at the same time everyone else does? It’ll cost ya. Uber may have elevated the notion of “fast food” when it launched UberEATS back in 2014, but now, it’s coming at an elevated cost, too. On Thursday, Uber announced that its dreaded and often-criticized surge pricing model would…
Digital Trends
Will the J.J. Abrams-produced ‘God Particle’ be the next Cloverfield movie?
It took eight years to get a second film in the Cloverfield franchise, but the third may be coming much, much sooner. An insider tells TheWrap that God Particle, an upcoming film produced by J.J. Abrams, is the next installment in the anthology, with more likely to follow. Paramount Pictures and Abrams’…
The Verge – All Posts
Here’s how the FDA wants drugs for women’s sex drives to be developed
Lots of pharmaceutical companies want to make drugs targeting women who have low sex drives or trouble becoming aroused. And now, the Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines these companies should follow. The new draft guidelines come a year after the administration approved the so-called “female…
The Verge – All Posts
What did the SD card ever do to Apple?
What you see before you, friends, is Apple’s brand new MacBook Pro, in the silver $1,799 configuration and space gray $1,499 variant without the cool new Touch Bar. Neither of them has an SD card slot. SD cards are those awesome things that practically every dedicated camera in the world nowadays stores…
Lifehacker
Reduce Your Caffeine Intake and Boost Productivity With This Morning Rule
Having coffee before you get started with your priority work might seem like a nice way to ease into the day, but it could also be slowing you down and making you a little jittery in the process.You roll into work, pour yourself a cup of coffee, then start the day with some menial tasks until you “wake…
BBC News – World
Who are Israeli-Americans supporting in the US election?
As the US election campaign enters its final weeks, which candidate is gaining most support among Israeli-Americans?
Popular Science
Google’s Daydream Labs Is Creating Virtual Reality In VR
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Popular Science
New Photos Show The Shattered Remains Of The ESA’s Mars Lander
Space Scattered robot dreams New photos from NASA’s HiRISE camera show the partial remains of the ESA’s Martian rover.
Next Big Future
China Xi Jinping now has core leader title which was like Mao and Deng Xiaoping and he is moving to stay leader past 2022
China‘s Communist Party gave President Xi Jinping the title of “core” leader on Thursday, putting him on par with past strongmen like Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping, but it signaled his power would not be absolute.The “core” leader title marks a significant strengthening of Xi’s position ahead of a key…
Techbargains.com
Polk Audio TSx 220B 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair) $119.99AR
Polk Audio TSx 220B 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair) $119.99AR
SlashGear
Facebook Lifestage, the teen-only app, arrives on Android
Facebook Lifestage, the teen-only app released back in August, has now arrived on Android. The app is targeted primarily at high schoolers, and serves to address the decline in youth participation on Facebook, a service many kids now consider less-than-cool thanks in part to the mass influx of parents…
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Wallonia forces concessions, unlocks EU-Canada trade deal
Belgium announced a breakthrough Thursday to save a landmark EU-Canada free trade deal by winning over domestic holdouts from the French-speaking Wallonia region, which had threatened to torpedo the agreement.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Venezuela’s Maduro promises minimum wage rise amid protests
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday promised workers a 40 percent rise in the minimum wage, after opponents seeking to drive him from power called for a general strike.
The Verge – All Posts
Imzy, a social network based on kindness, opens its doors to the public
Can you make a large online space where people treat each other like human beings, without sacrificing the freedom of anonymity? It’s a question that social networks like Twitter, which just decimated its workforce in a push for profitability, have been struggling to answer. But a company called Imzy,…
Macworld
Here’s how Photoshop will work with the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar
The biggest change in the new MacBook Pro, announced at Apple’s media event on Thursday, is the elimination of the keyboard’s function keys. The Pro’s keyboard now has a contextually relevant Touch Bar at the top. That makes the keyboard more versatile than ever, with keys that change according to…
The Manual
Place Your Bets: BMW is Running One Heck of an Innovation Race
During BMW Motorrad’s unveiling of its Vision Next 100 concept, BMW Group CEO Harald Krueger gave us a glimpse into the company’s mobility future. The post Place Your Bets: BMW is Running One Heck of an Innovation Race appeared first on The Manual.
BBC News – World
How Israeli-Americans view presidential race
As the US election campaign enters its final weeks, which candidate is gaining most support among Israeli-Americans?
The Awesomer
Glove & Boots: Eight New Apps
LinkThere’s an app for just about everything, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few ideas yet to be executed. Mario and Fafa present a few concepts which they think should be made. We’re pretty sure U.S. presidential campaign writers are already using Wing Zingers. More Awesome Stuff: Conan is…
Macworld
7 technologies killed in Apple’s new MacBook Pro
Apple’s never been shy about shaving off features in its quest for slimmer, faster computing. The new MacBook Pro lineup is no exception. Following in the footsteps of the radical 12-inch MacBook, the revamped MacBook Pro and its slick Touch Bar cull several old standbys from its design—and kill one…
RT – Daily news
Pentagon claims 800-900 ISIS fighters dead in Mosul battle
Iraqi security forces have killed up to 900 Islamic State fighters since launching their offensive to recapture Mosul, backed by US-led air strikes. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The Wirecutter’s best deals: $110 off on a Dell XPS 13 laptop
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer’s guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals atTheWirecutter.com. You may have already seen Engadget posting reviews from our friends at The Wirecutter….
Big Think
5 Philosophers Who Could Make or Break Your Relationship
Romantic advice from some of humanity’s biggest thinkers. Read More
Architectural Record
Innovation Conference 2016: Architecture and Making in the Post-Digital Age
Architectural Record’s Innovation Conference will take place next Thursday, November 3, at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Nanotechnology engineers design an infinitesimal computing device
RT – Daily news
Germany to send modern tanks to Russian border – Defense Ministry
Germany is preparing to deploy its most modern ‘Leopard 2’ tanks and more than 600 infantrymen to Lithuania as it joins NATO’s biggest military buildup since the Cold War, German media reported citing the defense ministry. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Admit it: Microsoft is now a braver, more innovative company than Apple
I’ve been an Apple fanboy since I bought my first Macintosh IIsi — complete with color CRT monitor! — secondhand from a friend at college in 1993.  There followed my first color Powerbook in 1996, my cool purple plastic iMac in 1998, my 2003 Powerbook G4 (the first aluminum one, which Steve Jobs introduced…
Lifehacker
Loneliness Is a Signal, Not Just a Feeling
When you feel lonely, it’s hard to get past the sadness and pain that comes with it. But feeling lonely is actually perfectly healthy. It’s your mind’s way of telling you it’s time to make a change.Over at Vox, Brian Resnick spoke with Maike Luhmann at the University of Cologne about loneliness and its…
FiveThirtyEight
HIV’s ‘Patient Zero’ Got An Unfair Rap
You’re reading Back of the Envelope, an experiment that aims to bring shorter, quicker content to FiveThirtyEight.For decades, Gaétan Dugas, a Canadian flight attendant who was gay and HIV-positive, was vilified as “patient zero” in the arrival of HIV in the United States. This week, that 1980s legacy…
FiveThirtyEight
The Chris Paul Conundrum
Few point guards in NBA history have the résumé to go toe-to-toe with Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers. So how can it be that he’s never played in the conference finals?The battle lines on the topic of Chris Paul are well defined. On the one side, you have supporters of Chris Paul, Point God; on…
FiveThirtyEight
Elections Podcast Countdown: 12 Days
 Subscribe: iTunes |ESPN App |Download |RSS |New to podcasts?As the 2016 campaign comes to a close, the FiveThirtyEight Elections podcast team is recording daily episodes. Listen above for the latest installment, in which we discuss the latest swing state polls, Donald Trump’s strategy in the final weeks…
TechCrunch
China’s ZTO Express stumbles in its NYSE debut after raising $1.4B in IPO
 Logistics may be the name of the game when it comes to e-commerce, but the IPO market can still prove to be a fickle place for even the biggest players. Today, China’s ZTO Express, the company that provides shipping and delivery services to Alibaba among others, scored both a hit and a miss in its first…
RT – Daily news
NAACP complains as black centenarian purged from voter rolls
The North Carolina chapter of NAACP complained to the state about “rampant” voter purging in three counties. Thousands of voters are affected, including one a 100-year-old African-American woman, who may lose her vote over an incorrect mailing address. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Russian MoD slams UNICEF & West’s blindness to ‘real’ school attacks by terrorists
After providing evidence that Wednesday’s attack on an Idlib school was apparently staged, Russian military officials have identified several other schools in Syria that have actually been targeted by bombings in the last 24 hours alone. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Review: Google Pixel puts performance over presence
Underwhelming at first glance, it’s tempting to review the Google Pixel by simply weighing it against its peers. Does it trounce its Nexus relatives, a brand it renders defunct? Does it compare in value to the identically-priced iPhone 7? Let’s put these questions aside and take a close look…
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Marvel writer chased off Twitter by pathetic misogynists
A year ago, Marvel announced that the character Mockingbird would be getting her first solo series helmed by author Chelsea Cain. The book ran from March until it was cancelled this month, with the final cover prominently displaying the message “Ask…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
New system brings electronic shifting to mechanical derailleurs
Electronic gear-shifting for bicycles is becoming increasingly common, with big names like Shimano, Campagnolo and SRAM all offering complete systems. However, what happens if you have a perfectly-good mechanical shifting setup that you don’t want to replace, yet you still like the idea of…
Techbargains.com
Vizio M70-D3 70″ 4K UHD HDR LED LCD Smart HDTV $1699.99
Vizio M70-D3 70″ 4K UHD HDR LED LCD Smart HDTV $1699.99
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Eagle’s Nest Outfitters Roadie Hammock Stand
Eagle’s Nest Outfitters Roadie Hammock StandThe Roadie may quickly become your best friend on the open road. Ensuring you always have a bed for the night, the Roadie’s simple 2-step setup stays secure under the wheels of your car creating the perfect hang for any ENO hammock.$199.99 · BUY
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Belle-Fresh Pod – Bell Jar Fruit and Vegetable Keeper
This fun little fruit and vegetable keeper is shaped like a bell jar complete with a pedestal and transparent dome that lets you keep an eye on your leftover halves while they stay fresh in the fridge.Click Here For Complete Details
SlashGear
T-Mobile offers unlocked Pixel credit, one ups Verizon
T-Mobile has decided to one up Verizon: bring an unlocked Pixel handset to the Uncarrier, and you’ll get a $325 credit automatically. This is in comparison to Verizon, which is offering up to a $300 credit to those who get the Pixel. The catch here is that you have to sign up for T-Mobile ONE, the carrier’s…
Digital Trends
Get a grip, bub: Wolverine haptic device lets you grasp objects in VR
Creating a realistic immersive effect in virtual reality is more than just high-end graphics. As creators push the boundaries of interaction within the virtual space, questions like how best to simulate physical sensations require serious thought. That is the goal of Wolverine, a mobile wearable haptic…
Physics News
Scientists measure how ions bombard fusion device walls
For the first time, researchers at West Virginia University (WVU) have directly measured the complicated 3D patterns of flowing plasma as it strikes the walls of fusion and space propulsion …
Physics News
Gamma ray camera offers new view on ultra-high energy electrons in plasma
Researchers at General Atomics (GA) have invented a new kind of gamma ray camera that can image beams of energetic electrons inside ultra-hot fusion plasma.
Physics News
General atomics breakthrough enables greater control of fusion energy
Researchers working at the DIII-D National Fusion Facility at General Atomics (GA) have created an important new tool for controlling fusion plasmas that are hotter than the sun.
Physics News
Launching fusion reactions without a central magnet, or solenoid
The tokamak is an experimental chamber that holds a gas of energetic charged particles, plasma, for developing energy production from nuclear fusion. Most large tokamaks create the plasma with …
Physics News
Steering a fusion plasma toward stability
Plasmas in fusion-energy producing devices are gases heated to millions of degrees that can carry millions of amperes of current. These superhot plasmas must be kept away from material surfaces …
Physics News
Bubble nucleus discovered
Research conducted at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory at Michigan State University has shed new light on the structure of the nucleus, that tiny congregation of protons and …
BBC News – World
Colombia ELN hostage release ‘under way’
Colombia’s ELN rebels begin the process of freeing a hostage, a condition for talks, officials say.
Lifehacker
Remains of the Day: Twitter Is Shutting Down Vine
Twitter is shuttering Vine, its short-form video platform that it acquired in 2012. The platform spawned its own online culture that embraced the six-second limitation to create pithy videos, but the enthusiasm waned as other social networks added video features of their own.No other site really had…
Mises Institute
Is De-industrialization a “Natural Phenomenon” of Developed Economies?
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryIs De-industrialization a “Natural Phenomenon” of Developed Economies? 0 Views [This article is re-printed from the “International Debate on Re-Industrialization” published in the March 2015 issue of TSEconomist.]Let…
Mashable
It’s Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton in ‘Epic Rap Battles of History’
Epic Rap Battles of History has launched its latest election-themed episode. On Wednesday, the Maker Studios digital show released its Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton showdown, which has already amassed 1.4 million views. The Emmy-nominated series, which is going into its fifth season, takes…
Gizmodo
Clinton’s Inner Circle: Whoever Told Hillary to Use Private Server Should Be ‘Drawn and Quartered’
Here’s the latest gem from the Wikileaks dump of Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta’s private correspondence. According a newly leaked email, one close Clinton ally was so alarmed by the revelation that the former Secretary of State used a private email server, she characterized the situation…
Slashdot
Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘We’re Going To Kill Cash’
At a media event on Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the Touch ID on the new MacBook Pros will make it incredibly easy for people to do online money transactions. After the event, speaking to reporters Cook made a bold statement about how he sees Apple Pay. CNET reports: “We’re going to kill cash,”…
Next Big Future
Hypermach commercial supersonic business jet redesigned for full mach 5 hypersonic speed which gets attention of the US military
HyperMach Aerospace is about halfway through a two-year program to validate crucial technologies for both its newly renamed HyperStar supersonic business jet (SSBJ) and the airplane’s hybrid turbofan ramjet engines being developed by sister company SonicBlue Aerospace. Richard Lugg, who heads both companies,…
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‘SpyParty’ finally looks like a real video game
Yes, after nearly 10 years, SpyParty is still in development. It’s an underground kind of independent, competitive game where one player is a spy attempting to complete discreet tasks at a fancy party, and another player is positioned outside, observ…
Digital Trends
Oh, look! It’s another patched vulnerability in Adobe’s Flash Player software
Security firm Trend Micro has pointed out an unscheduled patch for Adobe Flash Player that fixes a zero-day vulnerability in the aging software. The patch addresses versions 23.0.0.185 and older released before October 11 for the Windows and Macintosh platforms, and versions 11.2.202.637 and earlier…
Fast Company
This New Platform Aims To Speed Up The Interview Process For Tech Workers
One of the most advanced industries is still challenged by inefficiencies and bias in recruiting. Refdash hopes to change all that. One of the most advanced industries is still challenged by inefficiencies and bias in recruiting. Refdash hopes to change all that.Though it’s one…
BBC News – World
Brexit: The Poles heading for the exit after referendum
Some Polish people say they no longer feel welcome in Britain after Brexit and may leave.
Mises Institute
Is De-industrialization a “Natural Phenomenon” of Developed Economies?
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryIs De-industrialization a “Natural Phenomenon” of Developed Economies? 0 Views [This article is re-printed from the “International Debate on Re-Industrialization” published in the March 2015 issue of TSEconomist.]Let…
Ars Technica
Some hacked e-mails, documents from Putin advisor confirmed as genuine
Enlarge MRecently a cache of 2,337 e-mails from the office of a high-ranking advisor to Russian president Vladimir Putin was dumped on the Internet after purportedly being obtained by a Ukrainian hacking group calling itself CyberHunta. The cache shows that the Putin government communicated with…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Apple’s Phil Schiller: ‘We Don’t Design for Price, We Design for the Experience’
Following the launch of the redesigned MacBook Pro, CNET has published an interview with Apple executives Phil Schiller, Jony Ive, and Craig Federighi, highlighting some of the design decisions that went into the new machine. The contextual OLED Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro, which is its key feature,…
CNET News.com
Amazon’s $99 Prime problem – CNET
The e-tailer’s weaker earnings highlight the dilemma it faces with a capped $99 annual fee. But it’s looking to boost subscriptions elsewhere.
CNET News.com
Senate summons wrong company to AT&T-Time Warner hearing – CNET
Subcommittee reviewing the deal invites Time Warner Cable, a company purchased by Charter Communications earlier this year.
BBC News – World
Rio 2016: Wada publishes report highlighting ‘serious failings’ at Olympic Games
A Wada report on the anti-doping methods employed at Rio 2016 highlights “serious failings” at this summer’s Olympic Games.
Next Big Future
Superconducting ring generators are core technology enabling a planned mach 5 Hypersonic commercial business jet
There are several patents around the superconducting turbo electric bypass machine that will enable more powerful engines to drive a mach 5 hypersonic commercial business jet.HyperMach new design has a top speed of Mach 5 at 80,000 feet and 7,000-nm range. They are busy developing and testing the critical…
Gizmodo
Awesome Video Links Together Quentin Tarantino’s Cinematic Universe
Everybody knows that Quentin Tarantino loves to connect his movies into one cinematic universe. People smoke Red Apple cigarettes, people eat Big Kahuna burgers, Michael Madsen’s Vic Vega from Reservoir Dogs is brothers with John Travolta’s Vincent Vegas from Pulp Fiction, and so on. It’s fun to make…
Digital Trends
Can Dell’s best all-in-one challenge Microsoft’s new Surface Studio?
After much anticipation, Microsoft has finally unveiled the Surface Studio at a press event in New York City. This all-in-one unit adds a unique, top-of-the-line desktop model to the existing Surface lineup. It’s a great option for group collaborations and creative professionals, particularly because…
HiConsumption
New Balance Fresh Foam Paradox Boots
A pair of sneakerboots with a fresh color-way and an incredibly durable build.
Tools and Toys
A Few Subscriptions Worth Paying For
Because of the nature of the work we do here at Tools & Toys (and over at our sister site, The Sweet Setup), we get to try and use a lot of stuff — sometimes great, sometimes not. The great stuff is obviously worth opening our wallets at least once for, but every now and then we come across an…
VentureBeat
Go global, not broke: The best way to deliver a flawless multiplayer experience everywhere (VB Live)
VB LIVE: To launch a multiplayer game globally, you probably think you’ve got two options: migrate to the cloud or go all-in with new infrastructure. But the risk, cost, and complexity can sink you. In this VB Live event, we’ll reveal how developers can defeat the major technological challenges and go…
HiConsumption
Jeep Adventure Pedal Go Kart
A mini pedal adventure go-kart that will have your kid off-roading in no time.
ArchDaily
Vivid Color / Waterform design
© Kuomin Lee Designers : Waterform design Location: Taiwan Space Design: Li Zhixiang, Lv Siting, Chen Xi Area: 100.0 sqm Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Kuomin Lee Design…
SlashGear
2018 Volkswagen Atlas puts VW in the 3-row SUV game
Volkswagen has just unveiled its new large-size SUV, the 2018 VW Atlas. Featuring VW’s new design language, the new Atlas has space for seven passengers with its three-row seating and earns the title of the largest vehicle the manufacturer has assembled in the US (being built in Chattanooga, Tennessee)….
Mashable
Hillary Clinton enlists GloZell, Todrick Hall to encourage fans to vote
LOS ANGELES —  Hillary Clinton is continuing to court millennial voters, with help from YouTube stars. On Thursday, digital content studio Portal A — in partnership with the Hillary for America presidential campaign — launched an innovative, YouTube-focused video series designed to target millennial…
Digital Trends
Three new Macbook Pros: Which one has the magic touch?
The iPhone may be Apple’s most popular product, but it seems the company hasn’t forgotten about its former flagship, the MacBook. At a recent press event, Apple revealed the new face of the MacBook Pro lineup, including three new laptops with updated hardware (two of which feature the newly-unveiled…
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6 things Apple announced at its new MacBook Pro event
Apple unveiled its next generation of MacBook Pro earlier today, but that doesn’t tell the whole story.The tech giant stuffed plenty of goodies into what’s likely the last major event at its current campus, and we’ve outlined the key highlights and stuff you may have missed below. Say hello to the new…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Dolby Atmos: The ins, outs and sounds of a 5.1.2 system
Dolby Atmos promises to be the future of sound, and yet it’s something that very few people are talking about. In more or less words, it’s a new audio format that will allow you to hear sound in a 360-degree bubble. With its object-oriented audio engineering and its up-or-down-firing speakers, Atmos…
CNET News.com
See a giant fighting robot test its new high-power tank treads – CNET
The MegaBots team checks out new custom tank treads designed just for their ultimate fighting robot.
Slashdot
Lawsuit Seeks To Block New York Ban On ‘Ballot Selfies’
You have have the right to vote, but should you have the right to take a selfie at a ballot? According to ABC News, a federal lawsuit is challenging a New York state law that makes it a misdemeanor to show a marked election ballot to others: The lawsuit filed late Wednesday in Manhattan federal court…
Vat19
Ken Bone Chooses a Candidate
Party Bear is a Bear to Believe in. America finally has someone sweet to vote for on 2016’s Election Day. This 26-pound gummy bear has America in mind and won’t let you down. Let’s make America sweet again. A big thank you to Ken Bone for stopping by the Vat19 studio and helping out with Party Bear’s…
Digital Trends
LinkedIn gains more users in third quarter, beats revenue estimates
LinkedIn released its third quarter results today, reporting impressive revenue growth and a solid increase in registered users. The glowing results should please LinkedIn’s parent company Microsoft, which is expected to complete its merger of the business networking site before the year’s end — provided…
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Cretaceous Circuitry. The T-REX 1000 is here! This ThinkGeek exclusive tee will combine your love of the Mesozoic Era with a circuit board design. But don’t worry – the T. Rex’s itty bitty arms won’t disrupt your connections! In fact, it might help you make some. $19.99
Ars Technica
Will the VR revolution be ushered in by Microsoft, of all companies?
Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) In all the discussion of virtual reality over the last couple of years, one company with a strong presence in both PC and console gaming has been conspicuously absent: Microsoft. Microsoft owns the PC platform that the high-end VR headsets (Facebook’s Oculus Rift, HTC’s…
RT – Daily news
NATO’s ‘force projection’ on Russia’s doorstep undermines European security – Moscow
NATO’s activities are clearly aimed at “military force projection” in the Black Sea and Eastern Europe and have no “anti-terrorism value” whatsoever, according to Russia’s Permanent Representative to the alliance, who promised the moves won’t stay unanswered. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechCrunch
Does Gillette know your name?
 How do you get excited about a new snack food or laundry detergent when virtual reality, artificial intelligence and autonomous cars dominate the news? It’s easy: Because consumer goods impact every facet of our lives, from our personal health and comfort to how we socialize with each other and care…
Slashdot
Apple’s New MacBook Pro Requires a $25 Dongle To Charge Your iOS Device
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Network World: As Phil Schiller explained during today’s event, Apple’s new MacBook Pros feature four Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C ports, and conveniently, each of these can be used to charge the machine. Now, USB-C is incredibly versatile, and Apple will use the…
ReadWrite
Market for “hearable” devices could reach $16B by 2020
Wearable technology is about to expand into a whole new sub-market via your ear-holes with the advent of “hearables.” And this new category of connected devices for your ears is beginning to make its mark on global markets. Experts predict that the hearables market could surpass $16 billion by 2020….
RT – Daily news
UN report on Syria chemical attacks lacks proof & full of contradictions – Churkin
Moscow finds “unconvincing” the latest report by the UN-led investigation which blamed the Syrian forces of carrying out a chlorine gas attack 19 months ago. The findings, Russia’s UN ambassador believes, lack solid proof and substantiated evidence. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Calais ‘Jungle’ stragglers and minors spend another night at camp
About 70 migrants remaining at the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp are allowed to sleep at the site, as work continues to dismantle it.
Man of Many
Epson’s Pro Cinema Projector Will Change the Way You Watch Movies
Film connoisseurs looking to perfect their professionally-installed home theatre systems will want to add the Epson Pro Cinema LS10500 Projector to their setup to experience the excellent clarity, colour and contrast. Featuring revolutionary 3LCD Reflective laser technology, this high-performance projector…
Digital Trends
Microsoft wants its OEM partners to copy the Surface Dial controller
Microsoft’s Windows 10 Creators Update event, which was held on Wednesday, was full of software and hardware announcements aimed at creative professionals. The Surface Studio served as the most dramatic new product, offering up a pricey but groundbreaking new machine for anyone who works with visual…
Digital Trends
The Touch Bar is only the beginning of Apple’s grand designs for the laptop keyboard
For months, it’s been rumored that Apple was angling to make some big changes to its MacBook Pro, removing the function keys from the keyboard and replacing them with an OLED Touch Bar. This week, the company made it official. However, this is only one small step in a larger overhaul of the traditional…
Mashable
Singer says NBA team canceled her anthem performance over ‘We Matter’ jersey
The NFL isn’t the only league with a national anthem controversy.  R&B singer Sevyn Streeter was supposed to perform the national anthem before an NBA game on Wednesday night — but says the Philadelphia 76ers scrapped her performance.  SEE ALSO: Rest in peace, Vine. Sports fandom will never be…
SlashGear
LG G5 did no wonders for Q3 earnings, LG V20 to the rescue
The LG G5 rode on the hype train driven by the dream of a modular smartphone. But, just as with Google’s Project Ara, the company realized only too late that the train would lose steam too quickly. Unlike Google, however, LG already put much of its eggs in that basket, thinking that having the first…
FiveThirtyEight
Election Update: The Polls Disagree, And That’s OK
Pretty much everyone has an incentive to push the narrative that the presidential race is tightening. The television networks would like for you to keep tuning in to their horse-race coverage. Hillary Clinton’s campaign would like for you to turn out to vote, instead of getting complacent. Donald Trump’s…
SlashGear
Lenovo Phab 2 Pro will finally do the Tango next week
Google may have dropped the ball on the modular Project Ara, but its other big mobile project is now just a few days away. Well, actually Project Tango has been around for quite a while now, but available only for a select few researchers and developers. Next week, however,m will mark the first time…
Slashdot
Feds Charge 61 People In Indian-Based IRS Phone Scam Case
BUL2294 writes: Following the arrests earlier this month in India of call center employees posing as IRS or immigration agents, USA Today and Consumerist are reporting that the U.S. Department of Justice has charged 61 people in the U.S. and India of facilitating the scam, bilking millions from Americans…
RT – Daily news
Former Miss Finland accuses Trump of sexual assault, bringing number of accusers to 12
Miss Finland 2006 has become the 12th woman to accuse Donald Trump of sexual assault. Ninni Laaksonen claims the presidential candidate groped her while they took a picture together before an appearance on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ 10 years ago. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Cops bust teen who allegedly used Twitter to clog 911 lines
Law enforcement in Arizona recently arrested a teenager in connection with a Twitter scheme to clog 911 phone lines. The 18-year-old allegedly almost took down several emergency lines in the Phoenix area, as well as some in Texas and California.  SEE ALSO: How an attack on a company you’ve never heard…
Latest news
Baidu posts third-quarter profit just shy of 3b yuan
The Chinese version of Google has reported an 11 percent year-on-year profit increase to 2.787 billion yuan for the third quarter.
Mashable
NASA’s carved pumpkins put everyone else’s to shame
That jack-o’-lantern you worked on all weekend doesn’t look like much compared to the feats of engineering these NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers put into their annual pumpkin carving contest. This year’s entrants brought it and there’s video and photos to prove it.  Devoted NASA JPL mechanical…
Mobile Magazine
Make Cooking Easy and Enjoyable With the Help of HelloEgg Kitchen Companion
Now here’s an egg that won’t break, is smarter than the average egghead (far away smarter, mind you), and something you won’t mind leaving on your counter top. HelloEgg is the first ever smart kitchen assistant that uses both artificial intelligence (AI) and a human touch. It is an 8-inch high sleek…
Mobile Magazine
All You Need is a Screwdriver to Build This Lego-style House
You’ve probably seen on news features about the cheap houses that can be built using discarded soda cans or discarded soda plastic bottles. And while you’re busy figuring out things about fire safety and internal climate control, a French design studio has already created the first ever Pop Up House…
Mobile Magazine
Want to Go to Mars? A Free Ride Will Be Given Away by T-Mobile’s CEO, But, There’s a Catch
T-Mobile CEO John Legere recently tweeted on Wednesday that from the moment he joined the company his “out of this world” ideas and concepts have earned him a standing joke that “he must be from Mars or something.” Of course, even as this is just outright preposterous, whether people choose to believe…
Mobile Magazine
The Last Living Nazi Criminals’ Days are Numbered, Thanks To Virtual Reality
The Israelites in Nazi Hunting Groups would have loved this technology when hunting down Nazi German criminals had virtual reality been around in the 1950’s and 60’s. More than 70 years have passed since the last prisoners at the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp were liberated,…
Mobile Magazine
Prevent Head Injuries When Riding a Bike by Wearing the Inflatable Bike Helmet
Driving a motorcycle is required by law to wear a helmet, but driving a bicycle is not. There’s no requirement or law in the US to wear a helmet while driving a bicycle, which is why many people don’t like wearing one. The biggest reasons are usually that cycling helmets look stupid, they ruin a […]
Mobile Magazine
Must-Have Gadgets Below $60 that Can Help Save Kitchen Space
If you live in a small house or apartment, a tiny kitchen space may seem frustrating. When your kitchen counter is cluttered with the microwave, the toaster oven, the coffee pot, various pots and pans and utensils, and other bric-a-brac, one can feel overwhelmed in finding space for cutting and cooking….
Mobile Magazine
Google versus Facebook: Is An Upcoming War Brewing Between the Two?
If you recall, back in April of this year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his grand 10-year roadmap showing what Facebook will become by the year 2026. Facebook’s (or Mark’s) conceived future is to connect almost everyone in the world to the internet wherein people can talk to each other and connect…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
espacio cero suggests an ‘invisible wall’ of industry for US-mexico border
rather than build a wall, espacio cero would see a vast, interconnected economic community founded along the border, to celebrate and encourage exchange between the two countries. The post espacio cero suggests an ‘invisible wall’ of industry for US-mexico border appeared first on designboom | architecture…
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Fast Company
New Research Points The Finger At Employers For The Widespread Talent Shortage
Declining training budgets and an increase in outside hires is causing high turnover and fueling a talent shortage. Declining training budgets and an increase in outside hires is causing high turnover and fueling a talent shortage.More than half of all U.S. employers are complaining…
DigsDigs
38 Cozy And Inviting Winter Entryway Décor Ideas
Winter isn’t that far away as it seems now, just one month is left, and in some places it’s even closer. That’s why I think it’s high time to thing over how to decorate your indoor and outdoor spaces for it, consider some ideas and get some inspiration. I’d like to start with winter entryway décor ideas…
ReadWrite
Driverless cars will definitely need smart road infrastructure
While much ink is spilled about car-to-car communication by the autonomous vehicle press, the concept of car-to-infrastructure communication is now gaining traction. A recent article by the Application Resource Center discusses the importance that smart road infrastructure will play in the development…
VentureBeat
2016 MacBook Pro: Specs, price, and which model you should get
At its “October 27 Mac event” in Cupertino today, Apple announced its 2016 MacBook Pro lineup (read our hands-on). There are three models to choose from, and it’s not a very easy decision to make. Preorders begin today, and the devices will begin shipping in a few weeks. Before you decide whether you…
Reason.com Full Feed
‘We Have Two Parties Right Now That Have Abandoned All Pretenses at Realism About Our $20 Trillion National Debt and About Our Entitlements’
Last Friday I appeared for the full episode of Fox Business Network’s great weekly program Stossel, on which I was joined in conversation with the libertarian legend by Trump supporter Betsy McCaughey and Clintonite Jessica Tarlov for a full hour on the election, the final presidential debate, and…
Gizmodo
Reddit Freaks Out After Bug Floods Site With Trump Posts
Late Thursday evening, the Reddit community was thrown into chaos when the master subreddit /r/all began exclusively showing posts from the website’s unofficial Donald Trump subreddit, /r/The_Donald. As of 10:50 P.M. Eastern time, the page appears to have returned to normal.Read more…
Mobile Magazine
Top iPhone Widgets Worth Installing on iOS
A much underrated aspect and yet improved in a major manner by Apple for iOS 10 on their smartphones is the Apple Widgets. Before, you could only find widgets solely on the notification center. Now, with just a swipe or two from the right or from above, you pretty much get a lot of widgets […]
Mobile Magazine
The Ecomo Water Bottle – Newest Invention that Examines Water then Cleanses It
Homeowners now all over the country would love to find out just what is lurking in their tap water, whether it is really clean and safe, given the recent events in Flint, Michigan. Now, the new Ecomo Water Bottle with a quality tester and purifier built directly into the bottle itself, is the portable…
Mobile Magazine
Take A Tour Around the World’s Most Visually-Appealing Schools
Learning that must be stimulating, invigorating, and engaging isn’t just limited to the classroom. The school’s outside design and environment also plays a role in the learning process of the students. Certainly, beautiful school buildings will turn out to be awe-inspiring. Whether choosing an elementary…
Mobile Magazine
A Reward of $500,000 will be Given by NASA to the First Individual Who’s Able to Grow Replacement Tissue for Injured Astronauts
Before we can travel and colonize Mars (which probably won’t happen for the next 2 or 3 decades), NASA is taking no chances when it comes to medical science and the possibility of being far from earth’s hospitals. NASA is offering a challenge to any science or medical team to create thick, metabolically…
Mobile Magazine
New Drone Update: DJI Mavic Pro Folds Up Easily and Can Take Footages Clearly
There’s a new drone in the sky and it’s been launched by DJI. This is the new Mavic Pro quadcopter drone and it’s coming on the heels of the launching of the GoPro Karma drone after only a week. The DJI Mavi Pro easily folds up and is portable so it can fit into any […]
Mobile Magazine
Mozilla’s Post Crimes App: Allowing Users to Take Selfies for Political Protests
Basically, you can use the Post Crimes app from Mozilla to create a sort of selfie postcard to protest outdated EU copyright laws. How outdated?  It is illegal to take a selfie or picture in front of the Eiffel Tower at night or in front of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen. Truly. Truly? No wonder […]
Mobile Magazine
New Kitchen Appliance Gives Wine Lovers a PLUM Experience
Once wine is unsealed, rapid oxidization will cause it to change flavor. Recently though, a promising new startup device called Plum promises to extend the lifespan of wine with an automatic appliance that can preserve opened wine up to 90 days. The unique Plum dispenser is not your average wine accessory…
TechCrunch
Tesla Powerpack 2 has twice the energy density, began shipping in September
 Tesla posted an appetizer of sorts for its event tomorrow, via a blog post that details Powerpack 2, the second iteration of Tesla’s commercial and utility energy storage solution. The Powerpack 2 actually started shipping quietly in September, with a brand new energy module on board that’s capable…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Turning biofuel waste into wealth in a single step
Lausanne, Switzerland (SPX) Oct 26, 2016 Lignin is a bulky chain of molecules found in wood and is usually discarded during biofuel production. But in a new method by EPFL chemists, the simple addition of formaldehyde could turn it into the main focus. Reducing our reliance on fossil fuels…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Fire at Iraq sulphur plant out: officials
Mishraq, Iraq (AFP) Oct 27, 2016 A fire lit by the Islamic State group at a sulphur plant south of the Iraqi city of Mosul was brought fully under control on Thursday, officials said. The fire set off by jihadists last week at the Mishraq plant released huge clouds of toxic smoke that caused…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
What happens when people are treated like pollution
New Rochelle NY (SPX) Oct 28, 2016 In cities where homeless persons are viewed as an “environmental contaminant”–a form of pollution, efforts to purge the homeless from the area tend to push them to the fringes of the community and diminish their access to the urban environment and the resources…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
World body moves to curtail Japan’s ‘science’ whaling
Portoroz, Slovenia (AFP) Oct 27, 2016 The world’s whaling watchdog moved Thursday to curtail Japan’s annual whale hunt, conducted under scientific licence but blasted by critics as a commercial meat haul. A resolution on “improving” the review of deadly research programmes, which Japan alone…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
With new model, buildings may ‘sense’ internal damage
Boston MA (SPX) Oct 28, 2016 When a truck rumbles by a building, vibrations can travel up to the structure’s roof and down again, generating transient tremors through the intervening floors and beams. Now researchers at MIT have developed a computational model that makes sense of such ambient vibrations,…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Inspiration from the ocean
Santa Barbara CA (SPX) Oct 20, 2016 In a development beneficial for both industry and environment, UC Santa Barbara researchers have created a high-quality coating for organic electronics that promises to decrease processing time as well as energy requirements. “It’s faster, and it’s nontoxic,”…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Finding ideal materials for carbon capture
Evanston IL (SPX) Oct 26, 2016 In recent years, a class of highly absorbent, nanoporous materials called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have emerged as a promising material for carbon capture in power plants. But finding the optimal MOF to do the best job is another story. “People are really…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Italy in ‘miraculous’ earthquake escape
Visso, Italy (AFP) Oct 27, 2016 Italy on Thursday vowed to rebuild every home destroyed after two powerful earthquakes that forced thousands to flee in terror but “miraculously” did not cause any fatalities. Two months after tremors in the same area left nearly 300 dead, the twin quakes ripped…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Italy quake was new shock, typical of region: experts
Rome (AFP) Oct 27, 2016 The powerful tremors which shook central Italy on Wednesday were the product of a new earthquake rather than aftershocks from one that devastated the town of Amatrice in August, Italian experts say. “It wasn’t an aftershock, it was a new earthquake,” Mario Tozzi of the…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Robotic tutors for primary school children
Washington DC (SPX) Oct 28, 2016 The use of robotic tutors in primary school classrooms is one step closer according to research recently published in the open access journal Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. Dr Imbernon Cuadrado and his co-workers at the Department of Artificial Intelligence…
Mashable
South Asians tell their families not to vote for Donald Trump
As Donald Trump pushes for Hindu-American supporters, a group of writers, actors and artists of South Asian descent are countering his message with an ad campaign of their own. In a two-minute commercial released Thursday, celebrities like Arjun Gupta, Sheetal Sheth and Utkarsh Ambudkar appeal to immigrant…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Cosmic horseshoe is not the lucky beacon
Riverside CA (SPX) Oct 28, 2016 Although the universe started out with a bang it quickly evolved to a relatively cool, dark place. After a few hundred thousand years the lights came back on and scientists are still trying to figure out why. Astronomers know that reionization made the universe transparent…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Spacecraft operation for the next generation
Paris (ESA) Oct 28, 2016 When it comes to operating a spacecraft, there is just one simple rule: No spacecraft, no job! This is one of the first things that students were taught at the ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Centre a few days ago. Between 11 and 14 October 2016, 22 university students…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Heartbeat Stars unlocked in new study
Pasadena CA (JPL) Oct 25, 2016 Matters of the heart can be puzzling and mysterious – so too with unusual astronomical objects called heartbeat stars. Heartbeat stars, discovered in large numbers by NASA’s Kepler space telescope, are binary stars (systems of two stars orbiting each other) that got…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Juno Mission Exits Safe Mode, Performs Trim Maneuver
Pasadena CA (JPL) Oct 28, 2016 NASA’s Juno spacecraft at Jupiter has left safe mode and has successfully completed a minor burn of its thruster engines in preparation for its next close flyby of Jupiter. Mission controllers commanded Juno to exit safe mode Monday, Oct. 24, with confirmation…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
NASA awards prizes to Top 5 teams in 3rd round of Cube Quest Challenge
Washington DC (SPX) Oct 28, 2016 NASA has awarded $30,000 to each of the five top-scoring teams in Ground Tournament-3 of the agency’s small satellite Cube Quest Challenge. Cube Quest consists of a series of four Ground Tournaments, the in-space Lunar Derby and the Deep Space Derby. The Ground…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
A dead star’s ghostly glow
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Oct 28, 2016 The eerie glow of a dead star, which exploded long ago as a supernova, reveals itself in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the Crab Nebula. But don’t be fooled. The ghoulish-looking object still has a pulse. Buried at its center is the star’s tell-tale heart,…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Reaching for the stars: Latin America’s emerging space powers
Moscow (Sputnik) Oct 25, 2016 Argentina and Brazil are Latin America’s leading space-going countries, but Peru, Venezuela and Mexico are already breathing down their necks. Sputnik discussed this issue with Gustavo Henriquez director of the PeruSat-1 program that allowed Peru to orbit its first observation…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Breakthrough Listen to Search for Intelligent Life Around Tabby’s Star
Berkeley CA (SPX) Oct 28, 2016 Tabby’s star has provoked so much excitement over the past year, with speculation that it hosts a highly advanced civilization capable of building orbiting megastructures to capture the star’s energy, that UC Berkeley’s Breakthrough Listen project is devoting hours…
Discover Magazine
A ball of dough can “learn.” What’s Donald Trump’s excuse?
This study definitely falls squarely into our “WTF” category. These researchers set out to determine whether a ball of electroconductive dough (basically flour, water, table salt, vegetable oil, and lemon juice) can be “conditioned” to respond to a stimulus. They hooked up the doughball to jumper cables…
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Climate Change Rate To Turn Southern Spain To Desert By 2100, Report Warns
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Southern Spain will be reduced to desert by the end of the century if the current rate of greenhouse gas emissions continue unchecked, researchers have warned. Anything less than extremely ambitious and politically unlikely carbon emissions cuts…
BBC News – World
Is two-child policy changing China?
One year on from the relaxation of China’s one child policy, what impact has it had?
Mashable
Cosmic rainbows light up the sky as Aurora Australis visits Tasmania
Australia’s island state of Tasmania is often forgotten about, but the small island off the south of the mainland got all the attention this week, as the Aurora Australis danced across Taz’s night skies. All across social media, amateur and professional photographers alike documented the breathtaking…
BBC News – World
Syrian family granted asylum in UK stuck in Lebanon
A Syrian family accepted for asylum in the UK have their relocation plans cancelled twice.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Radio telescope sees the sky in 20 primary colors
A state-of-the-art radio telescope in the West Australian outback has produced a picture of the night sky as it would appear to the human eye – if people could see in radio waves and 20 primary colors instead of three. It’s part of the GaLactic and Extragalactic All-sky MWA (GLEAM) survey being…
RT – Daily news
Cop out: Pennsylvania bill that bans naming officers involved in shootings goes to governor
The Pennsylvania legislature has passed a law prohibiting the release of officers’ names for up to 30 days after a police-related death has occurred. It was backed by Philadelphia police unions and will become law if signed by Democratic Governor Tom Wolf. Read Full Article at RT.com
ReadWrite
Is cybersecurity for smart cities being dangerously underestimated?
As governments around the globe barrel headlong into the smart city wave, cybersecurity experts are raising the alarm about the proliferation of unsecured technology.  This is from a recent Trustwave study that surveyed 203 information security experts working with local and state governments in the…
RT – Daily news
Burger King trolls McDonald’s with the best Halloween costume ever
Fast food chain Burger King pranked its rival McDonald’s in the best possible way just in time for Halloween. Read Full Article at RT.com
Reason.com Full Feed
Bureaucracy, Funding No Cure for Homeless Problem
My office is located in a part of downtown Sacramento that the Sacramento Bee recently referred to as a “blighted and foreboding stretch of K Street.” It’s not that the buildings are so decrepit. In fact, with the city’s new arena, there’s a concentrated building boom going on around these parts. The…
Reason.com Full Feed
When Will Liberals Answer for Obamacare’s Failures?
These days, there’s been a lot of discussion about conservative media’s culpability in creating unrealistic expectations and warped priorities among Republican voters. It’s a reasonable critique. My question: When are we going to have this conversation about the other side—you know, the one that enabled…
BBC News – World
Nato chief says alliance ‘does not want new Cold War’
Nato is not seeking confrontation with Russia despite deploying 4,000 troops to eastern Europe, the alliance’s chief tells the BBC.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
the VIBIA CREA collection presents customizable lighting designs
tailored for designers, the VIBIA ‘CREA’ collection offers customizable lighting designs that adapt to suit individual spaces and functional requirements. The post the VIBIA CREA collection presents customizable lighting designs appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
EETimes:
Friday Quiz: Switching
Switching is an important part of automated test.
Mises Institute
Britain Should Embrace Unilateral Free Trade Right Now
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssTaxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryBritain Should Embrace Unilateral Free Trade Right Now 0 Views If we read the newspapers or listen to the experts, Britain faces two ways to negotiate its way out of the European Union without succumbing to the protectionists’…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Juice to go: Top 10 portable chargers
Whether you need instant Instagram access while camping or you’ve drained your phone with a day of Pokémon hunting, portable battery packs can be your best friend. But with so many of them out there, finding the right one can be a daunting task. From pocket-sized boosters, to beasts that power…
RT – Daily news
Moscow aims to host ‘meaningful’ Israeli-Palestinian talks
An Israeli-Palestinian summit in Moscow would be a “thoroughly prepared” event aimed at reviving the reconciliation process, rather than yet another meeting for the sole purpose of holding talks, the Russian Foreign Ministry says. Read Full Article at RT.com
CNET News.com
Samsung still smartphone king in India – CNET
It’s good news for the company, as India’s tech markets continue to grow at tremendous rates.
RT – Daily news
Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels into holy Mecca – report
Saudi Arabia has allegedly intercepted a ballistic missile launched from Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen towards Islam’s holiest city of Mecca, Saudi state media reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
Dezeen
Piet Hein Eek’s scaled-down Tube Watch is available to pre-order from Dezeen Watch Store
Eindhoven designer Piet Hein Eek’s Tube Watch for Dutch brand LEFF Amsterdam is now available to pre-order from Dezeen Watch Store in a smaller unisex size. Read more
Gear Patrol
IWC’s Iconic Pilot’s Watch Is the Perfect Casual Timepiece
History is great and all, but the Mark XVIII’s simplicity and legibility are enough to make watch nerds swoon. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
12 Knit Hats for the Cold Months
From wool to alpaca to mohair and cashmere, these natural-fiber knits will keep your head warm without sacrificing style. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
3 Old-West Denim Companies You’ve Never Heard Of
The original companies behind the workwear staple. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
5 Vintage European Luxury Cars Worth Their Asking Price
They may have had price tags that made your eyes water 30 years ago, but now these grails are well within reach. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Let Style Girlfriend Pick Out Your Fall Wardrobe
They may be called “basic,” but picking them out can be complicated, so we did it for you. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
What Athlete Testing Can Tell You About Your Fitness
A day in the life of a professional athlete at the NY Sports Science Lab. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Deals of Note: October 28, 2016
How to win a free weekend trip and save on SeaVees footwear, G3 climbing skins and a Herschel Supply Co. wallet. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Today in Gear: October 28, 2016
A concrete-and-steel chair, awesome National Park posters, the new Macbook Pro and much more …Read More »
RT – Daily news
Shots fired, 117 arrests made as North Dakota cops remove pipeline protesters from private land
Hundreds of police in riot gear and with heavy military equipment have moved Dakota Access Pipeline protesters from their encampment on private land in North Dakota. Police have reportedly arrested at least 117 demonstrators so far. Read Full Article at RT.com
Digital Trends
Facebook brings MSQRD selfie filters to Live video in time for Halloween
Facebook is finally starting to integrate the selfie filters offered by the MSQRD app (which it acquired in March) with Live video. Having announced the feature in June, this marks the first time the facial overlay graphics have been added to the live-streaming tool. Seeing as Halloween is just around…
VentureBeat
U.S. lawmakers raise privacy concerns over new rule that allows government hacking of computers
(Reuters) – A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. Congress on Thursday asked the Justice Department to clarify how a looming rule change to the government’s hacking powers could impact privacy rights of innocent Americans. The change, due to take place on December 1, would let judges issue search…
VentureBeat
BotBeat: This week’s top bot stories
VentureBeat’s Bots Channel tracks the most important news and analysis from the exploding field of bots and messaging. Each week, we select the top stories and present them in our free weekly newsletter, BotBeat. We include news stories by VentureBeat staff, guest articles from leading figures in the…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Software glitch may have caused Mars probe to think it already landed
Though exactly what happened to ESA’s Schiaparelli lander when it crashed on the surface of Mars on October 19 remains uncertain, new high-resolution images from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) taken on October 25 are helping investigators to zero in on the cause of the accident. Among…
RT – Daily news
Iran’s gas flow to Turkey halted after pipeline blast – official
Gas flow from Iran to Turkey has been halted after a huge explosion rocked a pipeline in eastern Turkey, an Iranian official told Tasnim news agency, as cited by Reuters. Read Full Article at RT.com
Next Big Future
Helium encased in a carbon fullerene buckyball is proposed as a possible room temperature superconductor
Arxiv – The role of electron-vibron interaction and local pairing in conductivity and superconductivity of alkali-doped fullerides. The route to a room-temperature superconductorResearchers investigate the competition between the electron-vibron interaction (interaction with the Jahn- Teller phonons)…
Mises Institute
Ideas Make Us Rich
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssWorld HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheoryIdeas Make Us Rich 0 Views [The following excerpt is adapted from Mendenhall’s review of Deirdre McCloskey’s book Bourgeois Equality; the original review, which appeared in the Quarterly Journal of…
The Next Web
GitHub Projects introduces collaboration for organizations
Last month, GitHub introduced project management tools a la Trello, to make it easier for developers to collaborate with contributors. It’s now extending Projects to support entire organizations. The company notes that organizations and their users can now view all issues and pull requests from any repositories…
SlashGear
LG G6 said to use MST payment tech, White Card shelved
Every now and then you will hear about a new mobile payment system joining the already half a dozen or so mobile payment systems currently active. So it’s good when you finally hear someone deciding instead to adopt an existing technology instead of rolling out with their own. Well, in this case, good…
Mashable
Apple reveals India pricing for new MacBook Pro
Apple’s new, long-anticipated MacBook Pro models are finally here, and the company says it will soon bring them to India. Like everything else Apple in India, they will be expensive. SEE ALSO: Everything you need to know about Apple’s new Macbook Pro The new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar will…
Next Big Future
World Nuclear Energy in 2016 and plans through 2050
Here is a 32 page report on world nuclear energy performance as of 2016 and it has a special Asia updateThe International Energy Agency 2DS (2°C Scenario, Figure 2) envisages a substantial increase in the contribution from nuclear energy, rising to 7000 TWh by 2050 – enough to supply about 17% of global…
GearBest Blog
H96 Pro+, the Fastest Tv Box Ever, comes with 3GB DDR3【Coupon Inside】
H96 Pro+ TV Box – 3GB+32GBAmlogic S912 Octa Core CPU Supporting Bluetooth 4.1 2.4GHz / 5.8GHz WiFiOnly $72.99Coupon: GBH96PP3 Main Features:● Amlogic S912 CPU with octa core is rapid and stable and gives you high-speed feedback and smooth response● Android 6.0: comparing to the former version, people…
Next Big Future
AI Market is projected to grow from $8 billion today to $47 billion by 2020 and IBM is betting big on Watson AI
IBM has invested billions of dollars in its Watson business unit, created at the start of 2014, which now employs an estimated 10,000 workers. Its big-ticket marketing push includes clever television ads that feature Watson trading quips with famous people like Serena Williams and Bob Dylan. And Watson,…
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Google’s AI created its own form of encryption
Researchers from the Google Brain deep learning project have already taught AI systems to make trippy works of art, but now they’re moving on to something potentially darker: AI-generated, human-independent encryption. According to a new research paper, Googlers Martín Abadi and David G. Andersen have…
Slashdot
Star Trek Discovery Gets Delayed After Losing Showrunner Bryan Fuller
It looks like we’re going to have to wait even longer for CBS’s upcoming Star Trek Discovery series, as the production’s showrunner, Bryan Fuller, is stepping back. He will however still remain the show’s executive producer. Variety reports: The decision was made late last week to hand the day-to-day…
Digital Trends
The Vektron folding ebike sets up in 10 seconds and has an 80-mile range
Award-winning bike company Tern knows a thing or two about foldable two-wheelers as it’s been designing and building them for the last five years. Taiwan-based Tern’s latest effort has just sailed through its $60,000 Kickstarter target, suggesting the Vektron electric bike could be a hit with city-based…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Hollande’s inner circle questions chances for French president’s re-election bid
With six months to go before next year’s French presidential election, faith in France’s beleaguered leader François Hollande has plunged to a new all-time low, prompting fierce resistance to a potential re-election bid – even within his own party.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Turkish military operation in Syria to target Raqqa, says Erdogan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that the military operation supporting Syrian opposition fighters in northern Syria will target the Islamic State group-held city of Raqa.
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Rigaku Innovative Technologies Announces Synchrotron Optics Refurbishment Program and New Optics and Coatings for Synchrotron Applications
Proprietary, cost-effective process restores performance, while new optics deliver high reflectivity and precision Rigaku Innovative Technologies (RIT), a global supplier of high performance…
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Yahoo brings all its bots together in one app
Yahoo has quietly introduced a new app called Yahoo Bots, as recently spotted by VentureBeat. The application, available for iOS and Android, acts as a hub to connect you with all of the company’s virtual assistants. You’ll find bots that provide inf…
SlashGear
Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Dock adds more ports to MacBook Pro
Apple device announcements always means new accessory announcements as well, and for the new MacBook Pro, that practically boils down to one thing: Thunderbolt 3 accessories. Well, and USB-C accessories too, by extension. Joining the fray, accessory maker Belkin has unveiled its Thunderbolt 3 Express…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Ultra-thin achromatic lenses optimized by an evolutionary algorithm
New Scientist – Online news
Fish swims to the same nest each year just like migrating birds
Is it a bird? No, it’s a fish. The shanny returns home to the same nest every year, where it tends to its eggs before they hatch
Mashable
Indian diamond tycoon gives away hundreds of cars, apartments to employees as Diwali gift
Amid all the job cuts across the world, here comes an announcement that will help your spirit stay afloat. A businessman in India is giving away hundreds of cars and flats to his employees as a Diwali gift. SEE ALSO: New Zealand police back at it again with the epic dancing for Diwali Diamond merchant…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Mobile, video pump up profit at Google parent Alphabet (Update)
Google parent Alphabet on Thursday delivered higher profits for the third quarter, lifted by gains in mobile and video advertising as the tech giant narrowed losses on its “moon shots.”
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Amazon triples profit, but shares slide (Update)
Online giant Amazon said Thursday its profits more than tripled in the third quarter, but shares fell as the rise was weaker than expected.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Science: Public interest high, literacy stable
While public interest in science continues to grow, the level of U.S. scientific literacy remains largely unchanged, according to a survey by the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
As music streaming booms, TuneCore eyes global growth
Streaming has rapidly shaken up the music business but for many first-time artists, an underlying presumption has remained that they need the backing of a record label.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Five facts about Antarctic sanctuaries
Agreement was reached Friday to create a vast US and New Zealand-backed Antarctic marine sanctuary in the Ross Sea—the world’s largest—at a meeting of the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) in Hobart.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Israel firm wants super-efficient engine to power car revolution
An Israeli firm says a super-efficient engine it has created could drastically reduce fuel consumption and help power an auto industry revolution as manufacturers search for environmentally sound alternatives.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New rules on warrants for online devices divide officials
The Justice Department is citing last week’s internet outages caused by widespread cyberattacks to support allowing U.S. agents to search online devices in faraway locations with approval from a single judge. Lawmakers are expressing renewed reservations about a change some see as expanding the FBI’s…
TechCrunch
Magic Leap goes to Finland in pursuit of Nordic VR and AR talent
 Florida-headquartered Magic Leap has set up a company in Helsinki to gain access to Finland’s vast, Nokia- and gaming-driven reservoir of VR and AR talent. In July, Magic Leap registered a company in Helsinki with CFO Scott Henry as the chairman of the board. The company did not return my request for…
SlashGear
Chronos slow mo camera makes 21,000 fps more affordable
Forget your smartphone’s 120 fps slow motion feature. This little camera can shoot at 21,600 frames per second! Of course at a very low resolution. But even at 1,000 fps, the Chronos 1.4C already offers an impressive capability, which is all the more made impressive by what would be its price tag. Yes,…
DailyTech Main News Feed
Microsoft Surface Dial – A New Way to Create
People love to draw, paint, and design. As technology continues to find ways to mimic this humanistic desire, we see brilliant ideas turn into products that help us create. On such product is the Microsoft Surface Dial.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Stolon Studio transforms an urban brownfield into a sustainable live/work London community
An urban brownfield in London has been reborn as a beautiful and contemporary community with three live/work houses, all of which incorporate sustainable design elements. Local design firm Stolon Studio led the redevelopment of the property, now known as Forest Mews, and arranged the homes around a shared…
DailyTech Main News Feed
Being worked to death? Study says high stress job and low job control can kill you
Feeling overworked, micromanaged, too much stress on your job, lack of flexibility AND have no control over decision making? Well, this just might be killing you…literally! But we already knew that…didn’t we? Apparently not, because studies exploring the association between work related risk factors…
National Geographic News
World to Lose Two-Thirds of Wild Animals by 2020?
National Geographic News
These Birds Fly Almost a Year Without Landing
National Geographic News
Art vs. Science? Using Both for Conservation
National Geographic News
Green Roofs Take Root Around the World
National Geographic News
Bizarre-Looking Beetle Has an Even Weirder Sex Life
Engadget RSS Feed
Tesla doubles the energy density of its commercial batteries
While Tesla’s solar roof / Powerwall event isn’t until tomorrow, the product that preceded both, its commercial… cousin, Powerpack, has been upgraded and is already shipping to companies. The company says Powerpack 2 has double the energy density t…
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Here’s why we need to act on DDoS, or face a dire future
Following the recent massive DDoS attacks powered by botnets which have hit the headlines, we’ve had another warning about the amount of potentially vulnerable devices out there which could be compromised and used in such assaults – and the worrying scale these numbers might reach in the future, unless…
Mashable
Bryan Cranston reading Little Mix lyrics in the style of Heisenberg is a thing of beauty
LONDON — Heisenberg may be dead, but his spirt lives on. And it turns out his spirit is quite the “Little Mix” fan. SEE ALSO: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling and Bryan Cranston read off mean tweets On Thursday, Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston appeared on BBC Radio 1 and chatted to hosts Scott Mills…
CNET News.com
This is what 1,000 frame-per-second projection looks like – CNET
A lab at the University of Tokyo’s new DynaFlash projector can shoot designs onto moving T-shirts.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Identifying the brain mechanisms behind changes in feeding habits
Fruit flies deprived of specific essential nutrients alter their food choices—and even the way they search for food. A team of neuroscientists, led by researchers from the Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal, “dissected” these behaviors, a first step toward identifying the brain mechanisms that…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Getting the most out of fractional models
Machines make our lives easier in many ways. Whether it’s a smart thermostat that learns when to turn the heat on or automatic brakes, machines traffic in the language of classical calculus. Classical calculus is good enough to capture the basic features of biological or mechanical systems and even human…
Mashable
LG’s UltraFine monitors are tailor-made for the new MacBook Pro
At its MacBook-centric event Thursday, Apple did not — as some have hoped — introduce a new standalone display.  It did, however, partner up with LG, which launched a pair of monitors designed to work with the new MacBook Pro. They can be purchased directly from Apple’s website.  SEE ALSO: Watch the…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
nissan e-NV200 WORKSPACe is the world’s first all-electric mobile office
nissan’s office environment on wheels features an integrated fold-out desk, touchscreen computer, wireless internet, barista-quality coffee machine, plus more. The post nissan e-NV200 WORKSPACe is the world’s first all-electric mobile office appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Motherboard RSS Feed
You’re About to See This Trippy AI Video Filter Everywhere—What Is It?
You’re about to see a lot of videos of family dogs rendered in Picasso or Van Gogh’s signature painting styles on your Facebook feed, if Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook post on Monday apparently teasing a new photo app is any indication. “I took this impressionist video of Beast [Zuck’s dog] on my phone…
RT – Daily news
US warns of more antimissile steps, pushes China to back North Korea sanctions
The deployment of the THAAD antimissile system in South Korea, which China sees as a threat, may be followed by further steps, a senior US diplomat said. It comes as Washington pushes Beijing to put in place more sanctions against North Korea. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Oregon stand-off: Wildlife refuge occupiers in shock acquittal
Leaders of a militia who took over a wildlife refuge in Oregon are cleared, in a surprise verdict.
The Verge – All Posts
Windows 10 Creators Update: all the new features Microsoft didn’t mention
Microsoft announced its Creators Update during its press event earlier this week, and a fast-paced video has highlighted a number of new changes. While we’re expecting to see features like better trackpad gesture control, blue light reduction (like F.lux), and Windows Holographic integration, Microsoft…
RT – Daily news
550,000 Australian blood donors’ personal data made public after human error
Over half a million records of Australian Red Cross patient information have been breached due to human error. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Saudi Arabia & Gulf allies ready to slash oil output 4% – report
Riyadh and other Persian Gulf producers are ready to cut oil output by at least four percent and are seeking Russian support, Reuters reports, quoting sources familiar with the matter. Read Full Article at RT.com
Techbargains.com
T-fal E83405 Pre-Seasoned Nonstick Durable Cast Iron Skillet $18.23
T-fal E83405 Pre-Seasoned Nonstick Durable Cast Iron Skillet $18.23
Slashdot
First-Ever Dinosaur Brain Tissue Found Preserved In a Pebble
sciencehabit quotes a report from Science Magazine: A decade ago, a fossil hunter was combing the beach in southeastern England when he found a strange, brown pebble. The surface of it caught his eye: It was smooth and strangely undulating, and also slightly crinkly in some places. That oddly textured…
ArchDaily
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Celebrates 75th Anniversary with $55 Million Expansion
Courtesy of Selldorf Architects The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) first opened in 1941 in the oceanfront La Jolla home of philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps. In the half century that followed, the museum saw three distinct expansions; now, as it turns 75, MCASD anticipates…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Expanded genetic information about the migratory locust
Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR) have expanded the knowledge of genetic information about the migratory locust (Locusta migratoria), an orthopteron responsible for devastating plagues in Africa due to its high mobility, capable of flying at high speed with the wind (up to 20 kilometers…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Automated method allows rapid analysis of disaster damage to structures
Researchers are harnessing “deep learning” algorithms and powerful computer vision technology to dramatically reduce the time it takes for engineers to assess damage to buildings after disasters.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
How planets like Jupiter form
Young giant planets are born from gas and dust. Researchers of ETH Zürich and the Universities of Zürich and Bern simulated different scenarios relying on the computing power of the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) to find out how they exactly form and evolve. They compared their results with…
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The Morning After: Friday October 28th 2016
Apple’s big MacBook event introduced a new family of Pro machines, with nary a mention of the MacBook Air. The company also expelled standard USB 3.0 ports in its new range, replacing them all with (USB-C-shaped) Thunderbolt 3.0 ports — but hey, at least there’s a fancy OLED “Touch Bar.” Meanwhile,…
Fast Company
The Wing: Manhattan’s First All-Female Coworking Space And Social Club
Audrey Gelman needed a place to work when she was on the go and loved the idea of a supportive women’s-only zone. So she launched The Wing. Audrey Gelman needed a place to work when she was on the go and loved the idea of a supportive women’s-only zone. So she launched The Wing.Audrey…
BBC News – World
Syria rebels ‘in push to break Aleppo siege’
Rebels in Syria announce an offensive aimed at breaking the government’s siege of eastern Aleppo.
Reason.com Full Feed
Friday Funnies: Obamacare Death Spiral
Dezeen
“The Global South could create a different, and maybe better, kind of modernity”
Chile and Cuba’s contributions to the London Design Biennale suggest that, while the Global South is expected to copy the design of the north, it could offer a more radical future, argues Owen Hatherley in his latest Opinion column. Read more
PCWorld
Philips SceneSwitch review: It’s not a smart bulb, but it is clever
You can’t program Philips latest LED light bulb, but you can easily change the color it produces—and you won’t even need to whip out your smartphone. The SceneSwitch is a 60-watt-equivalent, white-only LED bulb that’s capable of producing three color temperatures at the flip of a switch: Turn the bulb…
BBC News – World
Mosul: IS goes on propaganda offensive
Mosul battle: IS goes on propaganda offensive
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
VW’s largest vehicle targets active America
Volkswagen has unveiled a new seven-passenger sport utility for the North American market. The 2018 Atlas will be the largest vehicle made by VW in North America and aims squarely at the high-profit large SUV segment… Continue Reading VW’s largest vehicle targets active America Category:…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Mercedes-Benz E-Class will blast pink noise at you just before an accident, to protect your ears
Mercedes-Benz is trying to cut down on hearing damage caused by the deafening crunch of a car crash, and it’s doing so by blasting pink noise through the stereo when you’re about to hit something, to trigger a fascinating physical response… Continue Reading Mercedes-Benz E-Class will blast…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Which of these buildings will be crowned the world’s best?
The prestigious Royal Institute of British Architects has launched a brand new architecture award: the RIBA International Prize. The finalists consist of six high-profile projects from around the globe that RIBA feels exemplify the best in modern public architecture. .. Continue Reading…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Star Wars creator dreams of California for site of storied Lucas Museum
While it’s unlikely that George Lucas will appreciate the irony, it seems fitting that a museum of storytelling should have such complex plot twists. Indeed, the troubled saga of the building of his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is now on episodes three and four… Continue Reading Star Wars…
9to5Mac
Microsoft announces Office support for new MacBook Pro; here’s how Word, PowerPoint and Excel look on the Touch Bar
Apple announced its new MacBook Pro last night, featuring the all-new Touch Bar screen that replaces the function row with an OLED dynamic display. The touch bar can show shortcuts, controls and quick actions depending on what app you are in and what app you are doing. Apple showed off expansive support…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Uber is working on flying electric cars to disrupt transportation again
Suddenly self-driving cars just became so passé. Uber is working on flying cars,
Motherboard RSS Feed
The First Mars Homes Could Look Like Red Space Igloos
The new space race is focused on who can get humans on Mars first. But what happens after that? Eventually, colonization will become a major priority, and housing is going to be one of the more difficult challenges for Martian settlers. A new TV show on National Geographic, “MARS,” will explore the…
RT – Daily news
Pro-Palestinian protesters trap pro-Israel students in London university hall
Police were called after pro-Palestinian protesters stormed an Israel event at a London university, yelling “shame, shame” and trapping attendees in the room the talk was being held in, it has been reported. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
ISIS using ‘tens of thousands’ as human shields in Mosul – UN
Terrorist group Islamic State has forced tens of thousands of people, mostly women and children, into Mosul from surrounding areas to serve as human shields, the UN human rights office has said. It comes as Shiite militias announced an imminent attack on the city. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Russia-led EEU & Israel may ink free trade pact in 2017
The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) will soon start talks with Israel on creating a free trade zone, said Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Read Full Article at RT.com
Architizer
Halloween Jack: 10 Bewitching Projects Clad in Orange and Black
Halloween is built around space and ritual. From processional trick-or-treating to haunted mansions and jack-o’-lanterns, the first day of Allhallowtide has strong ties to architecture and urbanism. Largely believed to have originated from Celtic harvest festivals, Halloween is now celebrated…
SlashGear
Tesla Powerpack 2 system comes with “twice the energy density”
Tesla has a solar roof and Powerwall announcement coming today and ahead of that announcement Tesla is taking the opportunity to talk about its Powerpack shipments. While the Powerwall products are aimed more at the end user, the Powerpack products are more for utility and enterprise customers. Tesla…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Michelle Obama uses popularity to give Clinton campaign boost
First Lady Michelle Obama brought her star power onto the campaign trail Thursday stumping for Hillary Clinton as the Democratic White House hopeful seeks to conquer battleground states before Election Day.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Video: The show must go on: Paris’s terror-ravaged Bataclan unveils refurbished façade
Nearly one year after the Bataclan music hall was targeted in the deadliest attack in post-war France, construction barriers around the famed building came down Thursday, unveiling a new façade ahead of a symbolic reopening. FRANCE 24 had a look.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Image: Proba-1 view of Lena River Delta
An icy close-up view of part of Russia’s Lena River Delta acquired by ESA’s veteran Proba-1 microsatellite, celebrating 15 years in orbit.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New Horizons returns last bits of 2015 flyby data to Earth
NASA’s New Horizons mission reached a major milestone this week when the last bits of science data from the Pluto flyby – stored on the spacecraft’s digital recorders since July 2015 – arrived safely on Earth.
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Researchers uncover the origin of atmospheric particles
In a study led by the University of Leeds, scientists have solved one of the most challenging and long-standing problems in atmospheric science: to understand how particles are formed in the atmosphere.
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More than 15,000 near-Earth objects and counting
The international effort to find, confirm and catalogue the multitude of asteroids that pose a threat to our planet has reached a milestone: 15 000 discovered – with many more to go.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Workers and farmers find social sustainability gains in organic farming
New research from the University of Bristol has found that embracing organic farming methods can bring gains in social sustainability, and benefits for farmers and workers.
How-To Geek
The Biggest Design Mistakes Apple Has Made in the Past Two Years
Apple has lost its mojo. Their obsessive attention to detail seems to have slipped away.Click Here to Continue Reading
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Obama Commutes Sentences of 98 Drug Offenders, Including 42 Lifers
When he was arrested in 1990 for participating in a cocaine conspiracy, Ignatzio Giuliano was the 55-year-old owner of a dinner cruise boat in Fort Lauderdale. He is now an 81-year-old federal prisoner, suffering from multiple maladies and eager to spend time with his children and grandchildren before…
Macworld
12 Touch Bar controls we can’t wait to try on the new MacBook Pro
Touch and go, in a good wayApple has finally revealed the next-generation MacBook Pro, giving its notebook line a much-needed refresh. Its biggest change is the Touch Bar, a contextual row at the top of the keyboard that changes depending on which software you’re using, replacing your traditional row…
BBC News – World
Brazil boy regains smile after losing all his teeth
Boy who lost all his teeth at the age of three regains smile and story goes viral in Brazil.
RT – Daily news
Russia’s Roscosmos threatens to halt rocket supplies to French company over frozen assets 
Russia reportedly threatened to suspend supplies of Soyuz-ST rockets to French launch service provider Arianespace, citing the freeze of payments for the vehicles imposed by a French court over a lawsuit against Russia by shareholders of the Yukos oil company. Read Full Article at RT.com
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All London black cabs will support contactless from next week
London’s entire black cab fleet will be required to carry readers to process card and contactless payments as of Monday October 31st, Transport for London (TfL) has announced today. This is no great surprise, of course. The ball began rolling on the…
Scientific American Content: Global
Scientists Tackle Lethal Childhood Brain Cancer
In precision medicine era legacy gifts of patient brain tissue reveal disease mechanisms and new therapeutic approaches  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Computerworld
FCC rules that ISPs need consent before selling your data, but Google and Facebook still don’t
Like online privacy?I know, the term seems like an oxymoron, but the FCC is trying to protect consumer data with a new ruling that says broadband providers need to get opt-in consent before sharing user information with third parties. But the ruling only goes so far and can’t touch other companies that…
PCWorld
Five to Try: Facebook’s Lifestage is for the kids, and Oh… Sir! lets you hurl savage insults
Social sharing, serious slams, and plenty more in this week’s app selection.
Ars Technica
The secret ingredient in Continental’s future tires? Dandelions
Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Let’s talk about tires. As the only part of our cars that actually touch the road, they’re obviously incredibly important, but few people consider them much more than boring round black things. That’s not entirely surprising. While most car companies will wax rhapsodic…
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Europe urges Facebook to stop tapping WhatsApp data
Europe’s privacy bosses have urged WhatsApp to stop sharing user data with Facebook while it investigates its privacy practices. The Article 29 Working Party, made up of data protection heads from each of the EU’s 28 nations, told the company it had…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Private property developers are really driving China’s debt, research suggests
China has a debt problem. But research shows that it’s not the industrial sector or state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to blame but the booming private property market.
Computerworld
The limits of encryption
As we say goodbye to privacy, some people are putting their faith in encryption. But there’s only so much that encryption can do.I’m not arguing that encryption is weak and in danger of being busted wide open. I’m not even arguing that companies such as Apple will reverse their stances and give up encryption…
Macworld
Documents & Data: A mysterious black hole of data storage in iOS
I’ve got a 64GB iPhone SE; you know, the one that has a capacity of 55.21GB. (The old “my bits aren’t the same as your bits” marketing trick.) On my phone, I have a bunch of apps, and a fair amount of music. I’ve already mentioned how iTunes and my iPhone show different amounts of free space, and today,…
New Scientist – Online news
World’s largest marine reserve agreed for Antarctica’s Ross Sea
The reserve will kick in at the end of 2017 and ban fishing in most of its area, protecting a host of species living in Antarctic waters
9to5Mac
Making sense of the MacBook Pro GPU options: here’s how the performance compares
If you haven’t yet ordered your new MacBook Pro, AMD has provided a little help by showing what kind of performance differences you can expect if you opt for any of the upgrades on offer. If you’re buying the 13-inch model, then you don’t get much in the way of GPU options. All the machines have Intel…
SlashGear
Google Neural Network rolled its own encryption to protect data
Google has a trio of neural networks called Alice, Bob, and Eve. These neural networks were trained to optimize and perfect their parts of a communication process. Alice was to send a message to Bob and Bob was to decode that message. Eve was only there to throw a wrench in the works and read the message…
Digital Trends
‘Stolen’ Subaru returned the next day with a bizarre explanation and gas money
Erin Hatzi’s stomach dropped. It was a typical Tuesday night in Portland, Oregon, but after her husband discovered that her car was missing from the driveway, this particular Tuesday got a whole lot worse. A chemotherapy nurse, Hatzi uses her 2001 Subaru Impreza to get to work each day, so she immediately…
Digital Trends
Breakthrough neuro chip can record brain activity for months at a time
Researchers at the University of Calgary have created a new bionic hybrid neuro chip, able to to record the activity in animal brain cells for a period of weeks or months — at a much higher resolution than any similar chip that has come before. In doing so, it will help shed more light on how the brain…
inStash
Turquoise’s New 66m Superyacht Is Our New Yacht Crush
Here at inStash we like to think of ourselves as purveyors of good taste. If you’re a frequent reader and agree with our opinion of ourselves, then … Read More
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1,000 year old cathedral goes solar
This may, possibly, be the oldest building in the world to go solar.
Scientific American Content: Global
A Visual Guide to Modified Mosquitoes
Three information graphics show how scientists are tackling disease-ridden mosquito populations around the world — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
RT – Daily news
6 civilians killed, 71 wounded in jihadist shelling of Aleppo – RT reporter
Jihadist militants appear to have launched a major offensive from east Aleppo, Syria, an RT crew reports from the scene. Residential areas are under heavy shelling, with at least six people confirmed killed and over 70 injured. Read Full Article at RT.com
WIRED
Eighty Hours Later, I’m Still Addicted to Civilization VI
Who needs sleep, work, or socializing when you can play through the entirety of human history over 79 straight hours? The post Eighty Hours Later, I’m Still Addicted to Civilization VI appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Step Into the Garage Where Robots Do All the Parking
When it comes to storing cars efficiently, robots rule. The post Step Into the Garage Where Robots Do All the Parking appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
How the Presidential Election Will Actually Affect the Supreme Court
Because come President Clinton or President Trump, times are changing for SCOTUS. The post How the Presidential Election Will Actually Affect the Supreme Court appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Trump Doesn’t Have the Ground Game to Intimidate Voters
The only way to keep Donald Trump’s less-than-subtle call to suppress the vote from working? Vote. The post Trump Doesn’t Have the Ground Game to Intimidate Voters appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Hurry Up and Watch These 11 Things Before They Leave Netflix
A timely baseball comedy, Reese Witherspoon’s funniest performance, a landmark Cartoon Network series, and more leave the streaming service November 1. The post Hurry Up and Watch These 11 Things Before They Leave Netflix appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
I’m House-Sitting for Friends—Can I Turn Their Nest Cam Off?
When ethical conundra rear their ugly heads, there’s only one person to consult: Mr. Know-It-All. The post I’m House-Sitting for Friends—Can I Turn Their Nest Cam Off? appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
How AI Is Shaking Up the Chip Market
GPUs. FPGAs. TPUs. Good luck keeping it all straight. The post How AI Is Shaking Up the Chip Market appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Molten Salt Reactors Could Soon Help Power Earth—And One Day Mars
If we get our way and really put humans on Mars in the next two decades, they’re gonna need power. The post Molten Salt Reactors Could Soon Help Power Earth—And One Day Mars appeared first on WIRED.
TechSpot
Jeff Bezos is $3.2 billion poorer after Amazon posts lower-than-expected earnings
We’re used to reports of Amazon exceeding expectations. The company has broken earnings records for the last three consecutive quarters, but even though it showed a profit in its third-quarter report, the figures were well below what analysts were expecting.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Donald Trump has a yuge vested interest in the Dakota Access Pipeline
In what is likely the least shocking Donald Trump-related news yet, the Republican presidential nominee’s financial disclosure forms reveal close, mutual ties with the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline. Apparently, Energy Transfer Partners’ CEO has given over $100,000 to the Trump campaign and…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
“Living Bricks” could turn sunlight and waste water into energy-generating bioreactor walls
Every once in a while a new innovation comes along that has potential to forever alter the course of architecture, and these extraordinary Living Bricks may be among them. A collaborative effort between Newcastle University and experts from the universities of the West of England (UWE Bristol), Trento,…
Architizer
KWB Hydropower Control Center
The new building for the power station control centre of Tiroler Wasserkraft AG in Silz is a massive, tower-like, free-standing building. The existing site contains various buildings including the old turbine hall from Ekkehard Hörmann of 1978. Various additions reduced the architectural expression…
Scientific American Content: Global
U.S. Mental Health Chief: Psychiatry Must Get Serious about Mathematics
New NIMH chief Joshua Gordon says he will focus on quick wins, brain circuits and mathematical rigor   — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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New Books about Mind Control, Mental Rest and Why We Swear
Scientific American Mind weighs in on recent titles from neuroscience and psychology  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Verge – All Posts
First Click: MacBook Pro or Surface Studio PC?
Who wore it better, Apple or Microsoft? And by “it” I mean the future of computing as both companies faced off this week with opposing visions on how to use touch. On Wednesday, Microsoft presented us with a mixed reality vision, replete with a new “Creators Update” for Windows 10, a new version…
Ars Technica
Op-ed: Salvaging Google Fiber’s achievements
Enlarge / Boxes of equipment needed to install Google Fiber broadband network sit on a couch at the home of customer Becki Sherwood in Kansas City, Kansas, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. (credit: Julie Denesha/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Benoît Felten is a broadband expert and the Chief Research…
Physics News
Press release: Prototype graphene-based device measures electromagnetic radiation
SlashGear
Sol Republic Amps Air wireless headphones charge your mobile on the go
Sol Republic has unveiled a new set of wireless earphones that have a neat trick. Not only do the Amps Air wireless headphones come with a case with a 2200mAh internal battery to charge themselves on the go, that case can also be used to charge your smartphone away from an outlet. These headphones use…
The Next Web
This cable brings MagSafe back to the new MacBook Pro
One of my favorite features of MacBook chargers has always been the MagSafe connector. It’s a simple but powerful invention, making the cable connect with a magnet to the laptop, so it swiftly plugs out when someone trips over it. There have been countless times when it saved my MacBook from a cold,…
BBC News – World
Syrian family: ‘Accepted for asylum, then denied’
James Longman speaks to a Syrian family accepted for asylum in the UK twice – but then turned down twice.
The Verge – All Posts
Sony goes totally old school for its latest PS4 Pro ad
The PS4 Pro launches on November 10th for $399, and to get people excited for the souped-up console Sony is going old school. Very old school. The PlayStation UK Twitter account tweeted this ’80s-style ad for the Pro, highlighting its many technical features, including “super fresh graphics” and “immersive…
Lifehacker
Don’t Try to Buy Your Way to Status, Earn It Instead
We’re all victims in the race to gain more status. Society pressures us to have a bigger house, a nicer car, and more toys. If your rush to gain status starts with buying stuff, however, you might want to rethink your strategy.Read more…
9to5Mac
The MacBook Pro accessory deluge begins: Lacie announces ‘the world’s fastest desktop drives’
With the launch of the new MacBook Pro models with their USB-C-only ports, we can expect a flood of new accessories aimed at the new machines. LacCe is quickly out of the gate with some new Thunderbolt 3 drives, with sizes ranging from 2TB all the way up to 120TB! Described as ‘the world’s fastest…
Geek.com
Nintendo Switch Has A 6.2-inch 720p Multi-Touch Screen
We finally got to see the Nintendo Switch (i.e. the artist formerly known as the NX) last week via a heavily produced video. The video itself didn’t give us a lot of information […]
Computerworld
EU privacy watchdogs want answers from WhatsApp and Yahoo about user data
European Union privacy watchdogs have warned WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum to stop sharing users’ data with parent company Facebook until they investigated whether the transfers comply with EU data protection law. They also want Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer to come clean about recent leaks and spying allegations.In…
Fast Company
Acid Attacks And Augmented Reality: How Priya’s Mirror Is Using Tech To Change India
Ram Devineni and illustrator Dan Goldman tell the story of Priya, an Indian superhero who empowers women. Ram Devineni and illustrator Dan Goldman tell the story of Priya, an Indian superhero who empowers women.Pokémon Go has made 2016 an exciting year for augmented reality (AR)….
RT – Daily news
Russia seals agreement to hold session of world’s oldest parliamentary union
The 135th assembly session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) – a focal point for international dialogue between parliaments – has decided to hold its next meeting, due in 2017, in Russia’s St. Petersburg, Federation Council chair Valentina Matviyenko has told reporters. Read Full Article at RT.com
9to5Mac
MacBook Pro Diary: Why the new model doesn’t wow me, but I’m buying the most expensive one anyway
So, the wait is over and the new MacBook Pro is official. I said yesterday that what we knew then didn’t seem quite enough to justify the ‘hello again’ hype, and I hoped there might be a ‘one more thing’ feature we hadn’t heard about. Alas, there wasn’t. I also held out just a tiny hope that perhaps…
Scientific American Content: Global
Replace Annual Physicals with Real-Time Biomarker Monitoring
Modern technology could do a better job of picking up health problems before they get out of hand — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
SlashGear
This patch could save the life of a person with a peanut allergy
This tiny patch is something that could mean the difference between life and death for people who suffer from a peanut allergy. The wearable patch has shown great promise and recently completed a clinical trial and has performed very well for young children. The patch is the Viaskin Peanut Patch and…
ArchDaily
Pelli Clarke Pelli Designs New Building for Trinity Church Wall Street
© Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects After two years of intensive planning, Trinity Church Wall Street revealed the design for its new building at 74 Trinity Place, in the Financial District of New York City. New York-based firm Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects designed the building to serve as both…
RT – Daily news
Burnt alive: Indian bus driver set on fire in Australia
An Indian migrant who was a prominent figure in Australia’s Punjabi community has died after being set on fire while driving a bus in Brisbane. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Street Fighter Hoodies
Street Fighter Hoodies – Suit up with Ryu or Chun Li for your next battle! Round 1 fight!
TechCrunch
Brexit hikes price of all Apple’s Macs in the UK by up to 25%
 More reasons to be miserable about the UK’s vote to leave the European Union: Apple has hiked the pound sterling price of Macs, old and new, by as much as 25 per cent to take account of currency fluctuations in the wake of the June referendum vote. Thanks #Brexit. Read More
Dezeen
Arcaid unveils architecture photograph of the year shortlist
A chapel by Peter Zumthor, marble-patterned offices by Herzog & de Meuron and a São Paulo museum by Linda Bo Bardi are among the subjects of 20 images shortlisted for architecture photograph of the year. Read more
Macworld
How to bring back a physical Escape key on the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar
Apple showcased its new MacBook Pro on Thursday and demonstrated the new Touch Bar, an OLED touchbar across the top of the keyboard that replaces the function keys. The Touch Bar can be customized to suit the app that your Mac is currently running. The problem is that you may not have instant access…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Breakthrough in harvesting energy from automotive shock absorbers
Boosting the fuel efficiency of motor vehicles by “harvesting” the energy generated by their shock absorbers and feeding it back into batteries or electrical systems such as air conditioning has become a major goal in automotive engineering. Now, a University of Huddersfield researcher has made a breakthrough…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Computer model is ‘crystal ball’ for E. coli bacteria
It’s difficult to make predictions, especially about the future, and even more so when they involve the reactions of living cells—huge numbers of genes, proteins and enzymes, embedded in complex pathways and feedback loops. Yet researchers at the University of California, Davis, Genome Center and Department…
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When animals share, conservation is affordable
Grizzly bears in the Rocky Mountains are probably a bit lonely. They live mostly in two protected areas of federal, state and tribal lands: The Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem in northwestern Montana and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem in southwestern Montana and parts of Wyoming and Idaho.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Colorado River’s dead clams tell tales of carbon emission
Scientists have begun to account for the topsy-turvy carbon cycle of the Colorado River delta – once a massive green estuary of grassland, marshes and cottonwood, now desiccated dead land.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Video: Modeling animal tradeoffs shaped by landscape complexity
The Lemhi Valley is a high desert sagebrush steppe environment in eastern Idaho, along the border with Montana. It’s a critical habitat and a gorgeous piece of intact sagebrush landscape, according to University of Idaho mammalian ecologist Janet Rachlow. It also happens to be home to the pygmy rabbit,…
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‘Icarus’ machine can commandeer a drone mid-flight
Security researcher Jonathan Andersson has shown it’s possible to hijack drones that rely on the DSMx signal protocol. Unlike conventional jammers, which simply strip control from the user, this technique gives the attacker full flight capabilities. In an email to Ars Technica, Andersson explained that…
Fast Company
How Apple’s New MacBook Pros Compare To Microsoft’s New Surface Studio
One company released an ambitious new product for a specific market while the other added a new feature to an existing mass-market product. One company released an ambitious new product for a specific market while the other added a new feature to an existing mass-market product.Like…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Novel light sources made of two-dimensional materials
New Scientist – Online news
Your home’s online gadgets could be hacked by ultrasound
Devices can now communicate with each other via ultrasound, as the Internet of Things reaches the next level – but experts warn of security risks
Lifehacker
The FCC Passes New Rules to Protect Consumer Data From ISPs
In a 3-2 vote, the FCC just passed new rules targeting internet service providers who collect user data. Going forward, ISPs that collect data must get explicit permission from users before selling that data to third parties.The new rules govern ISPs’ collection of data such as browsing history, app…
Reason.com Full Feed
Trump Effect? School Bullying Isn’t Increasing, But Hillary Clinton Wants to Spend $500 Million Fighting It
Making use of time-honored federal government logic—we have to do something about X, and this is something, so we must do this—Hillary Clinton has proposed $500 million in federal spending on school anti-bullying initiatives. Under Clinton’s plan, titled “Better Than Bullying,” the feds would use…
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6 productivity gadgets that your laptop will love
Laptops have overtaken desktop PCs as the preferred workhorse machines for most companies, regardless of the size, and it is easy to see why. The performance, feature, and price gap between the two have shrunk considerably, so much so that other than for niche use cases that require a fixed workstation,…
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Deep pockets? LG’s 5K monitor looks like the perfect MacBook Pro companion
Following Apple’s unveiling of new Touch Bar-toting MacBook Pro machines yesterday, LG has unleashed a pair of new 4K/5K monitors designed to complement Apple’s notebooks, adding connectivity chops and more screen real-estate when you’re using your MacBook at home (or in the office).The 5K affair is…
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Best Google Pixel cases
The Google Pixel is a great phone – so good in fact that we gave it four and a half stars in our review. As a Google handset it’s also got a big name behind it, and like any big-name smartphone there’s a wide range of cases available for the Pixel.These range from the sleek and minimalist, to the strong…
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Best Google Pixel XL cases
There was a time when Google’s phones undercut high-end rivals, but those days are over, as evidenced by the Google Pixel XL, which is one of the most expensive phones on the market.With a cutting-edge processor, loads of RAM, a QHD screen and a premium design it justifies the outlay, but it’s a phone…
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Ports in a storm: why is Apple making it so hard to choose a new MacBook Pro?
There are three things I want from a new Apple laptop. I want it to be thin and light. I want it to have a lovely high-resolution display. I want it to connect to the other devices I own. I don’t think I’m alone in those wishes.That situation has left me in something of a bind for several years now -…
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Black Friday 2016 to be biggest UK shopping day of the festive season
Black Friday 2016 is expected to be the UK’s biggest shopping day of the festive season, according to new research from Adobe.As we suggested yesterday, much of that Black Friday shopping will happen outside of brick and mortar stores. Deal hunters are expected to spend £24.3 billion online across the…
The Next Web
Donald Trump posts briefly took over the front of Reddit due to glitch
Late Thursday evening, chaos ensued on Reddit when its main subreddit /r/all started exclusively featuring posts from the website’s unofficial Donald Trump subreddit /r/The_Donald. The issue has since been resolved and the page is back to its normal state. According to Reddit moderators, the Trump takeover…
RT – Daily news
France and Britain bicker over last abandoned refugee children in Calais
France is blaming Britain for failing to take responsibility for a group of 100 abandoned migrant children who remain sleeping in makeshift conditions in the debris of the smoldering Calais camp. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Sweethome
Inner Vision for the Weekend of October 28, 2016
In this weekend’s edition of Inner Vision we explore the masochistic pleasures of bitter flavors, explain why late-night Wikipedia sessions go in unexpected directions, and share a free online tool to test the security of any of your smart-home devices.
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Most read reviews this week: The Best Space Heaters, The Best Washer and Dryer, and The Best Travel Mug. [See all 10 most popular reviews this week.]
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You’ll Be Well-Suited for Anything with Amazon’s One-Day Suiting Sale
With multiple holidays on the horizon, there’s no better time to be thinking about suits. And with Amazon’s 4-page Gold Box full of suits, sport coats, outerwear, and more (in straight and Big & Tall sizes), I’m sure your mom will compliment you on how put-together you look for Thanksgiving.Read…
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Video: The show must go on as terror-hit Bataclan unveils new facade
Nearly one year after the Bataclan music hall was targeted in the deadliest attack in post-war France, construction barriers around the famed building came down Thursday, unveiling a new facade ahead of a symbolic reopening. FRANCE 24 had a look.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
IS group murdered at least 232 people near Mosul this week, says UN
Islamic State group fighters slaughtered at least 232 people in and around Mosul this week as Iraqi troops advanced on the city, the UN rights office said Friday.
Fast Company
IBM Will Learn How You Interact With Your Bank Site To Detect Fraud
IBM is betting that automatically learning how you move the mouse will help detect unauthorized logins. IBM is betting that automatically learning how you move the mouse will help detect unauthorized logins.Traditionally, banking websites have relied primarily on passwords and…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
San Diegos frozen zoo could bring extinct species back to life
The Frozen Zoo houses more than 1,000 species, but if you visit, you won’t see elephants or monkeys roaming about their enclosures. Instead you’ll see test tubes filled with cell cultures, stored in tubs of liquid nitrogen. All told, the samples take up little more space than a refrigerator. While the…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
High-flying hammock shelter gets modular refresh
Camping hammocks and suspended tents allow intrepid campers to sleep in style above the cold, hard ground. But even popular designs can be improved upon, something the team at Sierra Madre Research has tried to do with the Nube Stratos, a modular update on its original design which turns any…
Deals
Uniqlo Says Arigato With a 10th Anniversary Sale
Every year, Uniqlo likes to thank everyone with their Arigato Sale. This year, for their 10th anniversary, there are huge discounts across multiple departments for both men and women. And that makes for a pretty good gesture of thanks. The only downside is you’ll have Mr. Roboto stuck in your head for…
9to5Mac
If you thought new MacBook Pros were too expensive, Authorized Apple Retailers already slashing prices, starting at $1,140 ($360 off)
From 9to5Toys: The Apple store isn’t the only place selling the just-announced MacBook Pro. Authorized retailers including Amazon, B&H, MacMall and Best Buy are all taking pre-orders with varying delivery estimates. It’s not surprising that Apple’s retail partners are selling the new MacBook Pro,…
Gizmodo
What to Do When Your iPhone 7 Home Button Breaks
The iPhone 7 is the first version of the phone to use a stationary home button, so if it stop working, it can be a little scary. Thankfully, Apple built in a failsafe, so you can keep using your phone until you have time to go into the Apple Store and get it repaired or replaced.Read more…
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Soylent stops powder sales after making some people sick
Crafting a powder-based drink that can replace your entire diet, it turns out, is pretty darn difficult. Following a total recall of its food bars, Soylent has slammed the breaks on its flagship powder product too. The company says “a handful” of customers, or less than 0.1 percent, have experienced…
Mashable
Can Uber help Obamacare? The White House hopes so
The White House has a problem: Not enough people are signing up for insurance through the markets set up by Obamacare.  There’s a possible solution: Tap the companies that are normalizing gig economy work that is attracting millions of Americans but not providing insurance. Ahead of open enrollment…
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How Some Guys From Calgary Started Canada’s Biggest Fighting eSports Tournament
Canada Cup 2016 Trailer. GIF: CanadaCupGaming/YouTubeThis weekend, over 1,000 eSports competitors and spectators from around the world will convene at a Holiday Inn near the Toronto airport to rub elbows with world champions and star players of games like Street Fighter V and Super Smash Bros. Melee….
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Feds Bust Teen for Allegedly Offering Dark Web Contract Killing Services
One of the most prevailing myths of the dark web is the existence of hitmen; technologically sophisticated murderers who offer their services in exchange for cash. The sites, however, are likely scams; some more elaborate than others. But one recent arrest shows that some people may actually be prepared…
Ars Technica
AMD reveals Radeon Pro 400 series GPU specs, as used in new MacBook Pro
Enlarge Following the announcement of the new Apple MacBook Pro, AMD has launched the Radeon Pro 400 series of power-efficient graphics cards for laptops. The range spans the Radeon Pro 450, the Radeon Pro 455, and the Radeon Pro 460, all of which are available in various models of the new 15-inch…
Big Think
How (Not) to Map the Internet
It’s a web, it’s a cloud – it’s under attack: how outages reveal the actual shape of the internetRead More
Lifehacker
Expect and Embrace Your Mistakes For Better Public Speaking
When you’re planning a public speech, you have your notes, slides, and script in the hopes that everything will go right. It won’t. Something is going to go wrong and if you expect it, you’ll handle it better.As business site Entrepreneur explains, speaking in public puts pressure on you to get things…
Ars Technica
DOJ: much of seized 50TB from ex-NSA contractor is “highly classified”
Enlarge (credit: RestrictedData) In the final filing before a second custody hearing in a week, prosecutors said Thursday afternoon that a former National Security Agency contractor accused of removing massive amounts of secret data and documents should remain in custody. Among that trove of data,…
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Vanwalk Windproof Compact Umbrella w/ Double Canopy Construction $7.99
Vanwalk Windproof Compact Umbrella w/ Double Canopy Construction $7.99
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Surface Studio and MacBook Pro forge diverging paths to PC productivity
With its sloping screen and on-screen input device usage, Microsoft’s Surface Studio lets us directly manipulate our content. With the Touch Bar, Apple’s new MacBook Pro gets interface clutter out of content’s way. Who’s right?
The Manual
Hawke & Co. Delivers Fashion-Forward Active Wear In New Capsule Collection
Classic fall favorites in fashionable, laid-back styles. The post Hawke & Co. Delivers Fashion-Forward Active Wear In New Capsule Collection appeared first on The Manual.
Mashable
Facebook is testing a new Snapchat clone in its main app
In what is quickly becoming an all too familiar story: Facebook is — once again — attempting a Snapchat clone. And this time, the company is putting it right inside its main app. The social network introduced a new experimental camera feature to its app that allows users to privately share photos with…
Geek.com
Google’s Alice AI Is Sending Secret Messages To Another AI
Encryption is something we all rely on regularly to keep our information safe online, but many of us have experienced it since childhood, and in fact probably used it in school. If you […]
The Gadget Flow
Moon Phases Yoga Mat
This moon phases yoga mat makes a peaceful addition to your daily yoga routine. Inspired by a beautiful night under the stars and the cycles of the moon as an art form, this yoga mat adds peaceful serenity to your yoga practice. Practice your favorite yoga position on your new stylish yoga moon mat….
The Gadget Flow
Gina Smart Coffee Instrument
Get the most out of your java in the morning with the Gina Smart Coffee Instrument. Fusing together age-old coffee techniques and high-quality technology, this morning must-have links to a companion app so you can control your coffee. The Gina Smart Coffee Instrument features a smart scale and a specialty…
The Gadget Flow
SurfEars 2.0 Ear Plugs by Creatures
The joy of surfing it’s just the thrill of the ride; the real adrenaline comes with your connection with the waves and ocean. The SurfEars 2.0 Ear Plugs by Creatures let you connect with your surroundings like never before. Designed just for surfers, these ear plugs remain connected to each other with…
The Gadget Flow
Vodool 54W USB 2.0 4-Port Universal Car Charger
The Vodool 54W USB 2.0 4-Port Universal Car Charger intelligently identifies your device and provides suitable output current by maximized charging speed. It fits all standard 12v /24v cigarette-lighter sockets and transfers Qualcomm Charge 2.0 enabled devices up to 75% more power than the conventional…
The Gadget Flow
X Speed E-Bike by Klever
Are you looking for ways to help the environment without creating hardship in your life? Look no further than the X Speed E-Bike by Klever. Complete with a totally silent 600W motor, you can reach speeds as fast as 45km/h (~28mph) to make your commute a breeze. The X Speed E-Bike has a rugged and durable…
The Gadget Flow
FreakishWATCH!
FreakishWATCH is a watch for everyone and every situation. It comes with the 24 hours lined up onto an aluminum disc, encased into a thin, 36 mm stainless steel case and supported by a genuine leather watchband. The careful choice of materials and the meticulous attention to design makes FreakishWATCH…
The Gadget Flow
Minimalist Watches With An Edge
At first glance, this watch is a style statement. These unisex watches are designed in Antwerp by Jakhals and combine pure materials – handcrafted acetate, brushed stainless steel and vegetable leather – with honest lines and a striking edge. There are eight styles available. Each watch features a colourful…
The Gadget Flow
Vue – Your Everyday Smart Glasses
Meet Vue, the world’s first pair of smart glasses that are stylish and discreet. Vue frames come with integrated technology, meaning your glasses will be able to do more than what meets the eye. The features include wireless bone conduction audio, hands-free calls, activity tracking, “find my glasses”…
Phys.org: Physics News
Raising temperature changes an element’s electronic ‘topology’
Materials scientists at Caltech have discovered a new way that heat tweaks the physical properties of a material.
Phys.org: Physics News
Changing semiconductor properties at room temperature
It’s a small change that makes a big difference. Researchers have developed a method that uses a one-degree change in temperature to alter the color of light that a semiconductor emits. The method, which uses a thin-film semiconductor layered on top of a heat-sensitive substrate material, offers a path…
How-To Geek
How “Trusted Devices” Work on Windows 10 (and Why You No Longer Need to “Trust This PC”)
Windows 8 asked you to “Trust This PC” after you signed in with a Microsoft account. This message is gone in Windows 10, replaced with a new “Trusted Devices” system that works differently.Click Here to Continue Reading
Architecture Lab
5 Interior Design Tools to Help you Create the Perfect Home
Join us as we take you on a tour of the 5 interior design tools you can use to create your own little piece of domestic bliss! The post 5 Interior Design Tools to Help you Create the Perfect Home appeared first on Architecture Lab.
Mashable
The MacBook dilemma: Pay more, or get an old machine
At its MacBook-centric event Thursday, Apple announced very few in-house devices: essentially, just three new MacBook Pros, 13- and 15-inch models with a Touch Bar — the laptops’ new signature feature — and a 13-incher without one. If you don’t care about how much any of it costs, go right ahead and…
Man of Many
Amazon Finds October 2016 – Pumpkin Orange
Refusing to let kids hog all the fun and candy, we adults have effectively hijacked Halloween and turned it into a full-blown celebration that combines our most decadent and creative instincts on one unforgettable night. The holiday has in fact become such an important event among adults that the month…
Deals
Track Your Blood Pressure With This Well-Reviewed Monitor, On Sale Today Only
If you’re trying to keep an eye on your blood pressure, Amazon will sell you this Omron 7 Series electronic monitor today for $43, within a few bucks of an all-time low. This monitor has a 4.2 star review average on nearly 10,000 reviews, making it one of the most thoroughly vetted Amazon products I’ve…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Relax, the expansion of the universe is still accelerating
There’s been a whirlwind of commentary of late speculating that the acceleration of the expanding universe might not be real after all.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Gaia spies two temporarily magnified stars
While scanning the sky to measure the position of over one billion stars in our Galaxy, ESA’s Gaia satellite has detected two rare instances of stars whose light was temporarily boosted by other celestial objects passing across their lines of sight. One of these stars is expected to brighten again soon….
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Microplastics in agricultural soils—a reason to worry?
Microplastics are increasingly seen as an environmental problem of global proportions. While the focus to date has been on microplastics in the ocean and their effects on marine life, microplastics in soils have largely been overlooked. Researchers are concerned about the lack of knowledge regarding…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
One in 10 UK burglary victims moves house
Being a victim of burglary has such a profound effect on some, that more than a million in the UK moved house as a result, according to new research.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
From photos to realistic video games, in the blink of an eye
Companies willing to stand out in today’s video game industry need three core assets: an original concept and scenario, an intuitive gameplay, and photo-realistic game environments. As vibrant as it may be, the European video game industry is caught up in this race, and small companies can hardly win…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Changing semiconductor properties at room temperature
It’s a small change that makes a big difference. Researchers have developed a method that uses a one-degree change in temperature to alter the color of light that a semiconductor emits. The method, which uses a thin-film semiconductor layered on top of a heat-sensitive substrate material, offers a path…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Global standard for determination of evidential value
The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) and the University of Twente’s CTIT Institute will collaborate over the next four years to establish an ISO standard for the validation of methods used in the interpretation of forensic evidence. This will eventually allow results from forensic investigations…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Dispersal key for understanding marine biodiversity
Dispersal plays a key role to connect populations, and contrastingly, its moderate limitation is one of the main processes to maintain species coexistence and promote regional biodiversity. A study recently published in Scientific Reports has explored whether neutral theory predictions with respect to…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Opinion: Economics has a serious gender problem – it needs more women
On the eve of the 2008 financial crisis, economists were feeling optimistic. The two-headed beast that had blighted the economy throughout the 1970s and 1980s – inflation combined with unemployment – had been tamed, and the business cycle seemed to be a thing of the past. Economists believed they had…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
French lawmakers want higher taxes on Airbnb renters
French lawmakers backed on Friday a proposal to increase taxes on people renting their homes, cars and other goods on the internet when their earnings exceed a certain amount.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Self-sealing syringe prevents blood loss in hemophilic mice
(Phys.org)—For people whose blood does not clot appropriately, such as those with hemophilia, diabetes, or cancer, getting an injection or blood draw with a hypodermic needle is not a trivial matter. Because the needle punctures the patient, this can result in continuous bleeding and risk of blood-borne…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Keep an automatic eye on seismic zones
The Copernicus Sentinel-1 twin radar satellites combined with cloud computing are monitoring Europe’s earthquake zones by searching for ground shifts as small as a millimetre.
Gizmodo
The Last Great Wilderness Area Is Finally Being Protected
In a rare international collaboration, twenty four countries and the European Union have unanimously agreed to establish the largest marine sanctuary in Antarctica’s Ross Sea, a region which conservationists have called “the last great wilderness on Earth” and “a polar garden of Eden.”Read more…
TechCrunch
How to watch Tesla’s solar roof unveiling live
 Tesla is having a special event Friday at 5:30 PM PT, and the company is streaming the show live on its website. You can definitely expect to see a brand new solar roof product, as well as Powerwall 2.0, since Elon Musk himself has said those are the focus of the launch. Solar roof plus Powerwall 2.0…
The Verge – All Posts
The future of PCs and Macs is expensive
The personal desktop computer used to once be an exclusive and expensive machine, though we now know it and its laptop counterpart as a mass-market commodity that most people can afford. This week, however, the companies that defined the personal computer, Microsoft and Apple, gave us a glimpse of the…
Techbargains.com
Hoover WindTunnel 2 Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum $53.47
Hoover WindTunnel 2 Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum $53.47
New Scientist – Online news
Fruity or fermented? Algorithm predicts how molecules smell
A centuries-old challenge has been solved: using a molecule’s structure to predict its odour. The discovery could ease the way we create perfumes and flavours
RT – Daily news
Germany drafts law to install face-recognition cameras in public places – media leaks
The German Interior Ministry has drafted a law on video surveillance allowing the installation of automatic facial recognition cameras in public places to tackle rising terrorism threats, local media reported. Critics argue the proposal is nothing but a “placebo.” Read Full Article at RT.com
Reason.com Full Feed
Bureaucracy, Funding No Cure for Homeless Problem: New at Reason
California politicians are targeting homelessness. Watch out. Steven Greenhut writes: The county of Orange recently hired a homeless czar, Susan Price. She just released “An Assessment of Homeless Services in Orange County,” which offers a roadmap of current services. There’s nothing particularly…
Reason.com Full Feed
Malheur Occupiers Acquitted, Pence’s Plane Skids Off Runway, Soylent Recalled: A.M. Links
The seven people on trial for occupying an Oregon wildlife-preserve building in January have been acquitted of all charges. An airplane carrying Republican vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence skid off the runway at LaGaurdia Airport last night. So thankful everyone on our plane is safe. Grateful…
Modern Interior Design & Furniture – Decoist
Hideaway Storage Ideas for Small Spaces
If you’re living in a small space and storage is limited, today’s post is for you! Thanks to a renewed interest in urban living, many people are opting for smaller homes closer to the middle of town. As a result, countless hideaway storage solutions have emerged in recent years, and they’re helpful for…
Deals
Amazon’s Marking Down a Pair of Quick Charge 3.0 Battery Packs, If You Hurry
Jackery’s new Thunder battery packs include Quick Charge 3.0, and Amazon’s offering best-ever discounts on both the 10,050mAh and 20,100mAh varieties today in the Gold Box. Just pick your favorite size, and be sure to grab one before this deal sells out.Read more…
The Wirecutter
Inner Vision for the Weekend of October 28, 2016
Inner Vision is a weekly digest connecting the dots between great everyday objects and the cultures and techniques behind living well with them. Here, we move beyond recommendations and ratings, because just as important as knowing what to buy is knowing what’s possible using the products you’ve purchased….
The Wirecutter
Most Popular This Week
Most read reviews this week: The Best Wi-Fi Router (for Most People), The Best iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Cases, and The Best Standing Desks. [See all 10 most popular reviews this week.]
Lifehacker
Oh Hey, Amazon’s Already Taking Up to $360 Off the New MacBook Pros
Apple MacBook Pro (Without Touch Bar): $1,139 in Silver, $1,299 in Space Grey | 13″ 512GB with Touch Bar, $1,799 | Photo by Alex Cranz/GizmodoHere’s the bad news: Those awesome-looking new MacBook Pros are more expensive than they were before.http://gizmodo.com/i-just-stroked…The good news: Apple’s listed…
Digital Trends
Hold the universe in your hands with this 3D-printed model of the CMB
You can now hold the universe in your hand with a 3D-printed model of the cosmic microwave background (CMB), the oldest light in the universe. Like a time capsule sent from soon after the Big Bang, the CMB depicts the universe when it was first forming at the tender age of about 380,000. For years,…
FiveThirtyEight
Rig The Election … With Math!
Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up a problem related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability. These problems, puzzles and riddles come from many top-notch puzzle folks around the world — including you!Recently, we started something new: Riddler Express problems….
FiveThirtyEight
Significant Digits For Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news.7 donorsThe National Sperm Bank of the U.K. stopped accepting new donors because of funding issues. Only seven men have signed on successfully. [BBC]22LGOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence’s chartered…
PCWorld
PlayStation Vue launches on Android TV, with Windows and Mac support on deck
Apple and AT&T weren’t the only companies with TV-related announcements this week. On Thursday, Sony announced that PlayStation Vue is now on Android TV, with web-based access for Windows and Mac PCs coming soon. The PS Vue app is now available for download on Android TV devices running Android…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
WHO cancer arm told experts to withhold glyphosate review documents
New evidence has come to light that illustrates the cancer agency of the World Health Organization advised experts to withhold documents pertaining to the dangerous pesticide glyphosate rather than release them, as they were asked to do under United States freedom of information laws. WHO made a splash…
SlashGear
The Best All-in-One Desktop Computers of 2016
PCs aren’t dead. They’ve just taken a different form. From PC sticks to mini PCs to 2-in-1 PCs, personal computing is becoming even more diverse as we move away from the traditional tower form factor. One of the oldest “alternative” PC forms is the all-in-one or AIO that brings display and processing…
Popular Science
An Airship-Fixing Robot
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Scientific American Content: Global
More Evidence Cranberries Don’t Prevent Urinary Tract Infections
Many think the fruit raises urine acidity and has a bacteria-battling compound  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Computerworld
The essential MacBook Pro Touch Bar Guide
Apple has confirmed all the pre-event speculation, new Apple TV software, new Macs, no desktops, and the all-new MacBook Pro Touch Bar.What is the Touch Bar? Touch Bar replaces the Function keys at the top of the keyboard. It’s a Multi-Touch Retina Display, just like an iPhone screen, which means it…
Fast Company
How To Successfully Respond To A Question You Really Don’t Want To Answer
Take a beat, watch your tone, and other techniques to deal with a challenging line of questioning. Take a beat, watch your tone, and other techniques to deal with a challenging line of questioning.If you watched the presidential debates, you may have come to the conclusion that…
Mashable
The technology that saved Mike Pence’s plane from disaster
It was likely a combination of technological innovation and government regulation that prevented the chartered Boeing 737-700 carrying Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence and his entourage from a potentially serious disaster at New York’s LaGuardia Airport on Thursday night.  At an airport…
The Next Web
The Avantree AptX Low Latency Bluetooth Headphones offer a luxurious listening experience at a stellar price
If audio quality matters to you, a standard set of Bluetooth headphones won’t cut it. The difference is clear in the Avantree AptX Low Latency Bluetooth Headphones. This top-rated headset clocks in with an average rating of 4.4 out 5 stars on Amazon, with over 800 reviews to date. We’re currently offering…
Popular Mechanics
5 creepy science articles to prepare for any eventuality
Creepy science articles might sound like the plot of a B-grade horror movie, but in this case it’s not quite as absurd. Click to read more. The post 5 creepy science articles to prepare for any eventuality appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
Popular Mechanics
How to unclog a toilet
A clogged toilet is a terrible thing and, unfortunately, something you’re likely to encounter sooner or later. These tips to unclog a toilet will get the water flowing. The post How to unclog a toilet appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
TechCrunch
Comma.ai cancels the Comma One following NHTSA letter
 Renowned iPhone hacker turned entrepreneur George Hotz (aka geohot) has cancelled his autonomous driving startup’s first official product, the Comma One aftermarket add-on that would’ve allowed certain cars to gain Autopilot-like highway driving assistance abilities. Hotz announced the news on the Comma.ai…
RT – Daily news
At least 6 civilians killed, 71 wounded in jihadist shelling of Aleppo – RT reporter
Jihadist militants appear to have launched a major offensive from east Aleppo, Syria, an RT crew reports from the scene. Residential areas are under heavy shelling, with at least six people confirmed killed and over 70 injured. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Sun-clouds-climate connection takes a beating from CERN
Enlarge / If you saturate the air with water vapor, passing particles leave trails of ions that allow water droplets to condense. (credit: Fermilab) If you’re going to question the understanding of our climate that has built through more than a century of observation and experiment, you have to…
SpaceNews.com
Intelsat: Early signs say industry favors long-term return over short-term market share
PARIS — Satellite fleet operator Intelsat on Oct. 27 said the global satellite bandwidth pricing environment appears to be stabilizing as satellite owners stop short of an all-out price war. In a conference call with investors, Intelsat Chief Executive Stephen Spengler said it was too early to declare…
Reason.com Full Feed
Why Big Pharma is Spending so Much Money to Defeat Marijuana Initiatives
Legal marijuana will poison children and cause more Arizonans to die in car crashes, according to scary television and online ads running across the state in advance of Election Day. “Edibles that look like candy, marketed to kids,” warns one ad, with a voiceover meant to sound like a concerned mother….
GearHungry
Crescent Locking Adjustable Wrench
Since the locking mechanism on vice grips is just about the best feature of any handheld tool, Crescent decided to slap it on a wrench. If you’ve ever used a wrench before, you know how annoying adjusting the wrench to the size you want can be, and that it stays tight for the first turn and a half only….
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Closer look reveals tubule structure of endoplasmic reticulum
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from the U.S. and the U.K. has used high-resolution imaging techniques to get a closer look at the endoplasmic reticulum (ET), a cellular organelle, and in so doing, has found that its structure is not made of tiny sheets of materials, as was thought, but is instead composed…
Engadget Full RSS Feed
ICYMI: Microsoft throws everything into mixed reality
Today on In Case You Missed It: Microsoft introduced a bunch of new products this week but the darling might be the new Surface Studio, with 65% more pixels in it than a standard 4K monitor. Meanwhile Anheuser-Busch teamed with self-driving truck company Otto for a beer run demo through Colorado….
BBC News – World
Mosul Iraq battle: ‘Tens of thousands of civilians’ used as IS human shields
So-called Islamic State is using thousands of civilians as human shields in Mosul, the UN says.
Latest news
Faster Firefox? Mozilla’s Quantum shoots for quicker page loads, smoother scrolling
Mozilla is overhauling its Gecko-based web engine so that it’s better at handling the dynamic features of modern websites.
Latest news
Our autonomous future: How driverless cars will be the first robots we learn to trust
In this in-depth report, learn why self-driving cars are inevitable, what the industry is doing about safety, and what it will take to get autonomous vehicles into the mainstream.
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar Will Display Function Keys When Running Windows With Boot Camp
One of the biggest questions about the Touch Bar on Apple’s new MacBook Pro is how it will work with Windows through Boot Camp. That led MacRumors reader Abraham to send an email to Apple’s software engineering chief Craig Federighi, who shared good news for dual-booters.”Craig, am I correct in assuming…
Digital Trends
MacBook Pros with touch bars expected to ship in 3 to 4 weeks
Although initially slated to ship in two to three weeks, Apple’s newly announced MacBook Pros with the included touch-bar feature, are now set to arrive in three to four weeks instead. This could be indicative of a wider stock problem, which could see shipping dates slip even further if demand stays…
Reason.com Full Feed
When Will Liberals Answer for Obamacare’s Failures?: New at Reason
Will Democrats take responsibility for Obamacare? Don’t hold your breathe. David Harsanyi writes: These days, there’s been a lot of discussion about conservative media’s culpability in creating unrealistic expectations and warped priorities among Republican voters. It’s a reasonable critique. My…
Ars Technica
Faraday Future gives us our first look at its electric SUV
Richard Kim, Faraday Future global design director, left, poses for a photo with Ding Lei, co-founder, global vice chairman, managing director, SEE Pland, Letv, second left, and Nick Sampson, VP of R&D and Engineering at FFZERO1 pre-CES reveal event in Las Vegas on Monday, January 4, 2016. (Bizuayehu…
Deals
Today’s Best Deals: Men’s Suiting, Quick Charge Batteries, MacBook Pros, and More
Men’s suiting, Tommy Hilfiger accessories, and the new MacBook Pros lead off Friday’s best deals. Read more…
Curbed National
New interactive maps show solar panel costs and payoff by zip code
Take a peek at how much your neighbors are saving with solar Solar panels are hot hot hot. Lots of folks are interested in getting a rooftop solar system for eco-friendly, cost-saving reasons. But no one wants to wait for a site visit to get an idea of how much it’ll all cost. That’s where a new tool…
Slashdot
Red Cross Blood Service Admits To Personal Data Breach Affecting Half a Million Donors
The personal data of 550,000 blood donors that includes information about “at-risk sexual behaviour” has been leaked from the Red Cross Blood Service in what has been described as Australia’s largest security breach. From an ABC report:The organisation said it was told on Wednesday that a file containing…
Design Milk
The Atelier YUL: Minimalist Carryalls for Creators
They say great ideas are born out of a need, and The Atelier YUL is no different. As an architect, one of the founders needed an elegant and stylish way to carry her large-format drawings without folds, and was unable to find one. Thus, The Atelier YUL was born. After many initial hand…
Mashable
Apple’s new TV app is Apple’s idea of TV
In the last half decade, the universe of television has undergone rapid expansion. More and better TV sets, a diverse array of set-top boxes and services and a blessed cornucopia of excellent content from more sources than were ever imaginable. Television watching in 2016 is a wondrous and, often, confounding…
Mashable
A drone that washes your car
Drones are great for a lot of useful things like carrying cameras or surveying remote lands, but what about washing your car? We gave it a whirl. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Lol, Funny, Car Wash, and Range Rover
RT – Daily news
‘Israel is depressing’: Clinton adviser vents frustration in latest Podesta emails
WikiLeaks has dumped another batch of emails from the account of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chair, John Podesta. This is the 21st batch of communications to be released by the whistleblowing site. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Russian Central Bank keeps key interest rate unchanged
The Central Bank of Russia has decided to hold the country’s key interest rate at ten percent, but said it might cut rates in the first or second quarter of next year. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lifehacker
Get Tough Tasks Done More Efficiently with the Two Minute Rule
We’ve all put off projects or tasks that are tough or we don’t want to do. Skip the procrastination by giving yourself two minutes to make an action plan. This is a variation on the idea of “just start”, where jumping into a task is the best way to avoid procrastination, but adds a two minute buffer…
Ars Technica
Google teaches “AIs” to invent their own crypto and avoid eavesdropping
Google Brain has created two artificial intelligences that evolved their own cryptographic algorithm to protect their messages from a third AI, which was trying to evolve its own method to crack the AI-generated crypto. The study was a success: the first two AIs learnt how to communicate securely…
Gizmodo
Lifehacker Leave a Coin on a Cup of Ice Before Leaving Home to See If the Power Went out While You W
Lifehacker Leave a Coin on a Cup of Ice Before Leaving Home to See If the Power Went out While You Were Away | Kotaku Pokémon and Kissing: A Short History | io9 10 Quick, Cheap, and Impressively Relevant DIY Halloween Costume Ideas | Jalopnik College Student Crashes Into Cop Car While Trying To Send…
io9
This Power Rangers Movie Toy Gives Us Our First Real Look at a Dinozord
We’ve had a fleeting glimpse of all of the individual Zords in the Power Rangers movie thanks to the recent teaser posters, but the first reveal of toys from the film has given us our first full look at one: Jason’s Tyrannosaurus Dinozord. It. like everything else in this movie, is a bit different than…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Conundrum of missing iron in oxygen minimum zones solved
Iron is an essential nutrient for biological productivity in the oceans. However, dissolved iron quickly combines with oxygen and is then no longer usable by or-ganisms. For a long time it has been a conundrum why even in low oxygen zones of the Tropics the dissolved iron concentrations are relatively…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
US man gets 18 months in ‘Celebgate’ nude photo hack
A US man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for hacking the accounts of Hollywood stars, which led to the online release of private nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and other celebrities.
BBC News – World
Kenya bans clipboards to curb exam cheating at schools
Kenyan schoolchildren are barred from entering examination rooms with clipboards and geometry set boxes in a bid to curb a big cheating problem.
Computerworld
IDG Contributor Network: Apple, please make this Touchscreen Keyboard for the MacBook Pro
I don’t think this is an impossible request.It was a big letdown for me when Apple revealed the Touch Bar in the new MacBook Pro. l like how it works, and I plan to test it thoroughly with consumer and pro apps. It’s a step forward for laptops, especially since the form factor has not really changed…
Dornob
The Mate Electric Bike: A Comfortable, Affordable Ride
The Danish inventors behind the Mate e-bicycle have done everything for us except pedal….
Geek.com
Connecting An iPhone 7 To The MacBook Pro Requires $19 Adapter
Apple had the courage to kill off the headphone jack on the iPhone 7. They also had the courage to force you to buy an adapter if you want to hook one up […]
New Scientist – Online news
Last-ditch effort to save the world’s smallest porpoise agreed
Critically endangered vaquitas are set for greater protection and Japan’s “scientific” whaling faces scrutiny thanks to international agreements
New Scientist – Online news
Climate campaigners should have the right to sue governments
The Australian government wants to stop environmental groups using the courts to halt carbon-belching projects, but we all deserve to be heard, says Alice Klein
The Next Web
The Gadget Flow knows what you want
In the lead-up to SCALE – our early-stage startup growth program, we’re profiling startups we believe show exceptional promise. Catch up with 60 of the world’s hottest startups at TNW NYC in New York on November 16th. Today, we bring you The Gadget Flow, a powerful online product discovery platform helping…
The Awesomer
Microsoft Surface Book i7
Price: $2500  | Buy | LinkThe most powerful version of Microsoft’s hybrid portable computer packs a more powerful Intel Core i7 CPU, GTX GeForce 965M GPU, up to 16GB RAM, up to 1TB SSD storage and a battery that lasts up to 16h. It also works with the new Surface Dial control peripheral. …
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Economic Research for Space Development, NASA
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2016
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DoD Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Dept. of the Army — USAMRAA
Deadline: November 30, 2016
9to5Mac
How-To: Maximize the resale value of your existing Mac
With the new MacBook Pro models not exactly cheap (especially for Brits), we all need as much help as we can get in paying for them. A decent chunk of the purchase cost for many of us will be raised by selling our old Macs, either ahead of time or once we have our shiny new Macs all set up and behaving…
BBC News – World
Italy police recover stolen manuscript after 30 years
Italian art police recover a priceless manuscript after spotting it for sale online.
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Nissan builds a tiny office in an electric van
Is this the future of work?
Digital Trends
Volkswagen’s 2018 Atlas SUV will be made in America, for Americans
The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is a crucial model for VW as it works to recover from the “Dieselgate” scandal. It’s a seven-seat SUV tailored specifically for the U.S. market at a time when sales of SUVs are booming. So can the Atlas carry the weight of Volkswagen’s future on its shoulders? When it goes…
The Verge – All Posts
The Moto M will likely come with a massive 5,100mAh battery
Purported renders and photos of Lenovo’s Moto M surfaced online earlier this month, and now the phone’s specs are available too, thanks to the tech blog Krispitech. The Moto M will reportedly come with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 processor, up to 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, a microSD slot, and a 5,100mAh…
Newswise: SciNews
Physicists Make It Possible to 3-D Print Your Own Baby Universe
Researchers have created a 3D printed cosmic microwave background – a map of the oldest light in the universe – and provided the files for download.
Architizer
Free: 200 High-Resolution 2D People for Use in Your Architectural Renderings
These cutouts are conveniently accompanied by a premade shadow layer, making your postproduction life in Photoshop that much easier.
Reason.com Full Feed
Health Policy Scholar Who Said the Public Option Would Lead to Single Payer Now Says You Shouldn’t Worry that the Public Option Will Lead to Single Payer
In an op-ed for The New York Times, Yale political science professor Jacob Hacker argues that Obamacare’s problems can be fixed by the addition of a “public option”—a government-run health insurance plan that would be available in the exchanges alongside private options. Near the beginning of the…
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Uber drivers in the UK entitled to minimum wage, tribunal rules
Uber drivers have won an employment tribunal case in the UK, making them entitled to holiday pay, paid rest breaks and the National Minimum Wage. The ride-hailing company has long argued that its chauffeurs are self-employed contractors, not employee…
RT – Daily news
Portugal calls German finance minister ‘pyromaniac’ for his austerity affection
The head of Portugal’s ruling socialists party Carlos Cesar blasted German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble for criticizing Lisbon’s efforts to ease austerity. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Russian and US jets flew dangerously close in Syria – US official
American and Russian military jets have been involved in a ‘near miss’ in Syria, officials announced. Such incidents are a near-weekly occurrence, according to the US military. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lifehacker
Amazon’s Blowing Out Dozens of Tommy Hilfiger Accessories For Under $20, Today Only
The big one-day suiting sale will get you halfway there, but Amazon’s also offering huge markdowns on a variety of wallets, ties, and belts from Tommy Hilfiger to help you pull your outfit together.Read more…
Dezeen
Refugee-made backpacks are produced from recycled life vests and boats
Two Dutch designers have worked with refugees to create a rucksack from discarded boats and life vests. Read more
WIRED
Clinton Campaign Wants States to Toughen Cyberbullying Laws
With less than two weeks until the election, Clinton adds anti-bullying proposal to her platform with a focus on cyberbullying. The post Clinton Campaign Wants States to Toughen Cyberbullying Laws appeared first on WIRED.
The Next Web
Samsung Galaxy S8 to feature revamped AI assistant – and hopefully a non-exploding battery
Samsung messed up royally with the release of the exploding Note 7, but its new Galaxy S8 smartphone sounds like it’s gonna be the bomb. Slated to arrive early next year, Samsung’s VP of Mobile Lee Kyeong-tae said the revamped S8 device will feature a “slick design and an improved camera, as well as…
TechCrunch
PlayStation Vue brings its streaming TV service to Android TV, and soon, Mac & Windows
 PlayStation Vue, Sony’s streaming TV service aimed at cord cutters, just got more useful. The company announced the service will now run on Android TV, and will arrive on both Mac and Windows PCs in the near future. What that means for those considering ditching their cable or satellite TV subscriptions,…
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