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Seven great tips to get the most out of your smartphone battery
Do you get to the end of the day and find your phone battery has dropped beyond what you’d hoped? Maybe your phone doesn’t even make it to the end of the day without dying, leaving you scrabbling for a charger like a fevered mole.Even if you’ve researched and bought the best phone for battery life, after…
Curbed National
Maison de Verre, the other glass house
Diller Scofidio + Renfro creates a technology-forward exhibition about French architect Pierre Chareau’s influential—and overshadowed—1930s residence There was a time when I wrote about many apartments. Apartments with rubber floors. Apartments with transparent bathtubs. Apartments with flip-up facades….
PCWorld
Google Fit does some stretching before a major buildup of new features
Google Fit will soon be a more reliable workout companion thanks to several new features that are currently in the works.According to an APK teardown by Android Police of version 1.6.1, your goal tracking will soon get a lot more detailed. There’s a new climbing goal, which could be used if you’re running…
Digital Trends
Apple marketing VP Phil Schiller responds to backlash over MacBook Pro design
Apple’s refreshed MacBook Pro line offers a thinner, lighter, and somewhat touch-sensitive vision of the MacOS flagship machines that has left many longtime Mac users a bit underwhelmed. The new line adds the Touch Bar as a new app-specific interface and Touch ID support, both of which were welcome,…
Digital Trends
Apple slashes prices on storage options for older Macs, neglects hardware updates
Just days after Apple unveiled its latest and greatest MacBook Pro lineup, it looks like some of the older members of the Mac family are getting a little attention. No, unfortunately we’re not going to see some quiet hardware updates, just a little price drop for anyone looking to add some extra storage…
Digital Trends
From coffee table to standing desk, the wireless Flex cranes to any height
NextDesk introduced the chameleon of tables: Flex, a wireless power-adjustable table that blends into multiple settings to allow users to make the most of their space. With its variable height, the table can be used for a variety of functions and activities. NextDesk Flex can be set at more than 200…
The Awesomer
Lifeclock One
Price: $399+  | PledgeA timepiece based on the band Snake Plissken wore to countdown until his arteries explode in John Carpenter’s classic Escape from New York. Beyond its countdown timer, it’s a smartwatch with world time, date, stopwatch, pedometer, compass, weather, and notifications. More…
TechCrunch
How banks can tackle millennial skepticism
 In light of recent news that Wells Fargo fraudulently opened thousands of customer accounts, it’s not hard to sympathize with peoples’ mistrust of Wall Street, especially for groups that have already been tough for banks to win over. Read More
Mashable
Joe Biden outshines the sun by putting on Ray-Bans
Stop the presses: Joe Biden just put his Ray-Bans on. In the middle of a Tampa, Florida campaign speech on Wednesday morning, the sun had the nerve to shine directly into our VP’s eyes, causing him to squint for a bit. Of course, being the cooler-than-cool man that he is, Biden did not let the bright…
Mashable
New video imagines a scary day in the life of Trump’s America
With one week left in the unbearable 2016 presidential election, most voters can only imagine what life might look like with either Donald J. Trump or Hillary Clinton leading the nation.  A new liberal political ad, however, wants to make that possibility uncomfortably real by envisioning an America…
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Tim Berners-Lee Warns of Danger of Chaos in Unprotected Public Data
Hackers could use open data such as the information that powers transport apps to create chaos, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, has said. An anonymous reader shares a report on The Guardian: “If you disrupted traffic data for example, to tell everybody that all the roads south…
PandoDaily
Shocker: Tech’s widening gender gap is all about the bro-ification of Silicon Valley
Last week some sobering news came to us via USA Today. Well, it was sobering news if you care about equality in the tech world, which not everyone does as evidenced by reality. “The Silicon Valley gender gap is widening,” read the headline. In 2013, women made up 26% of “computing professionals”, less…
Computerworld
Thread Group aims its IoT mesh network at enterprises
The still-fragmented internet of things is slowly converging on protocols that may someday work in both homes and enterprises. The latest move to standardize how IoT devices talk to each other is a push by the Thread Group into industrial and commercial systems. Its Thread protocol, with roots in…
Gizmodo
What Film Holds the Secret to the Young Han Solo Movie?
We don’t know, but we’re hoping you’ll help us figure it out.Read more…
Lifehacker
These Are Your Five Favorite Bath Mats
There was a steady drip, drip, drip of nominations and recommendations in this week’s Co-Op, but now, we’ve narrowed it down to your five favorite bath mats. Check out the finalists below, and don’t forget to vote for your favorite at the bottom of the post. http://gear.lifehacker.com/whats-your-fav…MicrodryMicrodry…
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Get the Best of Both Breakfast Worlds With the PanWaffle
Just when you think food innovation is at a standstill, a hero comes along and creates a truly beautiful mashup. After seeing Jimmy Fallon describe his imagined perfect breakfast—the PanWaffle—Erin McDowell of Food52 set out to make his dream a reality.The link below will walk you through the whole process,…
The Next Web
British Airways announces it’s bringing in-flight Wi-Fi to its shorthaul routes
In the United States, in-flight Wi-Fi is a fact of life. The vast majority of major airlines offer it. It’s pricey and slow, sure, but it also allows you to stay connected at 33,000 feet. In Europe, it’s a different story. Only a handful of airlines offer in-flight Wi-Fi, and they’re not the major ones,…
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We Can All Afford the Most Elitist Mass Market Candy With This Amazon Coupon
Ferrero Rocher chocolates are so classy, Donald Trump uses the wrappers as wallpaper in his apartments. Believe me, folks. Amazon’s offering a 15% coupon on a 48-count box today, which means that you too can live a life of luxury. Just remember that you won’t see your discount until checkout.Read more…
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BIG’s First Office Building Design Opens at the Philadelphia Navy Yard
© Rasmus Hjortshoj BIG has completed their second building on U.S. soil, a 92,000-square-foot office building at 1200 Intrepid Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that also marks the firm’s first realized office building design. Located within the revitalized Philadelphia Navy Yard master…
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Altered bacterial behavior in space may result from reduced extracellular transport
Reduced extracellular transport of molecules may explain changes in bacterial behavior in space, according to a study published November 2, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Luis Zea from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and colleagues.
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Supercomputer comes up with a profile of dark matter: Standard Model extension predicts properties of candidate particle
In the search for the mysterious dark matter, physicists have used elaborate computer calculations to come up with an outline of the particles of this unknown form of matter. To do this, the scientists extended the successful Standard Model of particle physics which allowed them, among other things,…
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Middle Stone Age ochre processing tools reveal cultural and behavioural complexity
Middle Stone Age humans in East Africa may have employed varied techniques to process ochre for functional and symbolic uses, according to a study published November 2, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Daniela Rosso from the University of Bordeaux, France, and colleagues.
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Chemical delivery array with millisecond neurotransmitter release developed
Our nerve and muscle cells send signals to each other using ions and molecules. Certain substances, such as the neurotransmitter GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid), are important signal substances throughout the central nervous system. Eighteen months ago, researchers at the Laboratory of Organic Electronics…
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How the African striped mouse got its stripes
A gene called Alx3 blocks the differentiation of pigment-producing cells in the skin of the African striped mouse, thus generating the mouse’s characteristic light-colored stripes, a new study shows. The same gene also determines the stripe pattern of North American chipmunks, and the similar stripe…
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New US Robotics Roadmap calls for increased regulations, education and research
A new U.S. Robotics Roadmap released Oct. 31 calls for better policy frameworks to safely integrate new technologies, such as self-driving cars and commercial drones, into everyday life. The document also advocates for increased research efforts in the field of human-robot interaction to develop intelligent…
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French particle accelerator to embark on ‘exotic’ quest
Long thought to be the smallest building blocks of all matter, we now know atoms are themselves composed of electrons spinning around a nucleus made of protons and neutrons.
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Fuel from sewage is the future—and it’s closer than you think
It may sound like science fiction, but wastewater treatment plants across the United States may one day turn ordinary sewage into biocrude oil, thanks to new research at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
New Scientist – Online news
Drug that stops brain plaques may show if they cause Alzheimer’s
A drug has been shown to switch off plaque production in the brain harmlessly, but trial results due next summer might reveal if this halts disease
New Scientist – Online news
Classic quantum experiment could conceal theory of everything
A tweak to the iconic double-slit experiment could reveal if quantum mechanics is incomplete, and maybe lead to a theory of quantum gravity
Popular Science
The Cosmic Crash That Created Our Moon Was Crazier Than We Thought
Space A bigger smash solves everything. Researchers put forth a new theory for how the Earth and moon started their relationship. Could this smash-up rewrite textbooks?
Popular Science
5 Questions You Should Have About Elon Musk’s New Solar Roofs
Energy It’s too soon to say whether they have a bright future Last week, on the set of Desperate Housewives, SolarCity and Tesla announced the development of solar roofs, or fully functional roofs that also happy to generate solar…
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Unusual Martian Region Leaves Clues to Planet’s Past
Researcher Don Hood from LSU and colleagues from collaborating universities studied an unusual region on Mars — an area with high elevation called Thaumasia Planum. They analyzed the geography and mineralogy of this area they termed Greater Thaumasia, which is about the size of North America. They also…
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New technique for creating NV-doped nanodiamonds may be boost for quantum computing
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Nanoscale factories built to order
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Lithium ion extraction
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
‘Nanoparticle taxicab’ materials can identify, collect and transport debris on surfaces
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
First time physicists observed and quantified tiny nanoparticle crossing lipid membrane
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Nanongineers develop new magnetic ink to print self-healing devices that heal in record time
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Upgrade to This 50″ Samsung 4K TV For $500
If you can’t wait until Black Friday to score a new TV, this 50″ 4K Samsung is a great bet at $500 (with promo code UHD50)Read more…
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Photo: Golden sea bunny is a sweet sea slug
Jorunna nudibranch sends greetings from New South Wales, Australia.
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Designer uses her own teeth to create ‘Human Ivory’ jewelry
Can we use our own bodies to source “material” for our own jewelry? This designer thinks so.
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Dell S2317HJ 23″ 1080p IPS Monitor w/ Wireless Charging Stand + $75 Dell GC $180
Dell S2317HJ 23″ 1080p IPS Monitor w/ Wireless Charging Stand + $75 Dell GC $180
The Next Web
Apple patent lends credibility to Scoble’s see-through iPhone scoop
Robert Scoble recently made waves when he announced he had confirmed Apple’s next iPhone would be a “clear piece of glass” with a “compute strip at the bottom.” The futuristic-sounding phone met with a general skepticism in the tech world, but the idea is a plausible one and can’t be ruled out with any…
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American Tourister Arona 3-Piece Hardside Spinner Luggage Set $180
American Tourister Arona 3-Piece Hardside Spinner Luggage Set $180
Digital Trends
Libratone’s adjustable noise cancellation gets supersized with the Q Adapt On-Ear
In September, Libratone released its Q Adapt In-Ear headphones. They might have looked like a standard pair of wireless earbuds, but they offered a unique feature: adjustable noise cancellation that allowed listeners to customize just how aware they are of their surroundings. Now, the company has taken…
Digital Trends
Tesla battery packs last longer than you’d think — a whole lot longer
Concerns about electric car batteries wearing out may be unfounded. Data collected by a Tesla owners’ group show it’s unlikely the Model S battery pack will degrade to less than 90 percent over 200,000 miles or even further, according to Electrek. Tesla owners who participate in a Dutch-Belgium Tesla…
Next Big Future
Thorium Molten Salt Breeder reactors for Mars colonies and other applications
Establishing a lunar base is probably a wise first first step to colonizing Mars, and colonizing Mars will be a giant leap forward for humankind to travel to the stars. We begin our discussion by noting that the bare minimum for sustaining life on the Moon exists in the water brought by comets to the…
TechCrunch
UK heading towards era of parliament-approved mass surveillance
 A controversial legislative framework that will strengthen and set in stone mass surveillance capabilities in the U.K. — including authorizing state agents to hack devices/services en masse and requiring ISPs to retain a year’s worth of website access logs on all users — looks set to come into force…
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Nube Stratos Modular Hammock Shelter
The Stratos is a fresh take on a hammock-style camping shelter. It’s lightweight & modular with a two-layered system to keep weather out & insects out while providing dry storage for up to 100lbs. of gear. The system consists of the Stratos Fly, which offers extreme wind and rain protection…
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Elephant Poaching Is Costing African Countries $25 Million Every Year
With other pressing developmental problems, it’s difficult for many African governments to justify the costs of ramping up the fight against elephant poaching. But a new study published in the journal Nature Communications might give them a good financial reason.Elephants are a big draw to parks across…
Curbed National
Affordable prefab cabin Dubldom now accepting U.S. pre-orders
Keeping it simple One of the coolest, most affordable prefab homes we know is the DublDom series from Moscow-based firm Bio Architects, headed up by architect Ivan Ovchinnikov. The simple modern cabins range from a 280-square-foot studio (bathroom and kitchen, included) to a 1,400-square-foot three-bedroom…
Scientific American Content: Global
Prehistoric Mammal Bit Like a Saber Cat, Crunched Like a Bear
This marine mammal’s mouth was the perfect multi-tool for crunching shellfish — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Mashable
Louis C.K. wants a mom in the White House
Louis C.K. doesn’t have a filter when it comes to voicing his support for Hillary Clinton.  He appeared on Conan Tuesday night to list the reasons he’s voting for Clinton, and emphasized the significance of having a mother in the White House.  “It’s not about the first woman [president], it’s…
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Dash Access Bifold Wallet
submitted by Adam Molina There’s no shortage of great minimalist wallets for your everyday carry, in no small part due to Dash’s offerings. While they’re definitely compact and affordable, none of the wallets in their lineup offered both RFID protection and a no-fuss way to carry cash, until now. Enter…
Coolest Gadgets
The Mixing Mate Paint Lid helps the artistic process
If you really enjoy painting on a large scale or run a business painting rooms, then you know the fun of keeping your paint properly moist and mixed. Some paint colors and finishes really don’t like to stay together, and if you don’t keep up with stirring you’ll have some discoloration you weren’t…
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Dell Latitude 15 3000 Intel Core i7-6500U 15″ Business Win7 Pro Laptop $647.64
Dell Latitude 15 3000 Intel Core i7-6500U 15″ Business Win7 Pro Laptop $647.64
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An artwork controlled by a colony of bacteria
The Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall has always been a vacuous space. Five storys high, with 35,000 sq ft. of space for artworks, it’s been home to some of the London museum’s most memorable exhibitions. Its latest, by sheer spirit of invention, is no exce…
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Lenovo’s refreshed Surface Pro competitor leaks
The IdeaPad Miix 720, the latest model in Lenovo’s Miix line of Surface Pro lookalikes, has leaked a little early. While Lenovo did just recently release the Miix 510, an upgraded successor to last year’s Miix 700, WinFuture reports that the upcoming Miix 720 will offer further improved specs. Specifically,…
Mashable
The disturbing climate implications of this sailboat’s Arctic voyage
On August 14, the 48-foot sailing vessel Northabout was in a sheltered location north of Siberia, battling hurricane-force winds. Held in place by 100 feet of chain tied to an anchor, the crew hunkered down as the storm built through the late summer Arctic night. At times, the anchor dragged across…
Mashable
Watch Donald Trump call out NBC’s Katy Tur for some reason
The central pillar of Donald Trump’s campaign is that the media is corrupt. Perhaps no reporter has drawn as much targeted rhetoric as NBC’s Katy Tur. He resumed those attacks on Wednesday during a rally in Miami. Trump bragged about the size of the crowds attending his event, then said the media hadn’t…
Computerworld
Microsoft adds R data visualizations without R to Power BI
Microsoft has added R data visualizations to its Power BI data analysis cloud service — options which no longer require either knowledge of R or having R on a local system.These new custom visualizations work in Power BI desktop as well as the cloud service (but the desktop software does require a local…
Computerworld
BrandPost: A More Flexible Approach to App Containerization
Mobile management has undergone a significant evolution from the era of strict enterprise-owned devices to the world of BYOD and beyond. The transition hasn’t always been smooth for enterprise IT, but the bright side is that organizations now have significantly better options for both empowering the…
BBC News – World
Kenya angry at sacking of South Sudan peacekeeping chief
Kenya condemns the sacking of the South Sudan UN force head and says it will withdraw its troops.
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Apple Selecting Developers to Appear on ‘Planet of the Apps’ Next Year
Earlier this year, Apple posted an open casting call for its upcoming original TV show Planet of the Apps, an unscripted series about apps and the talented developers who make them. The show will serve as a “launch pad” and “accelerator” for up to 100 developers, who will receive mentorship from influencers…
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The Rise of Neo-Geocentrism
Prominent scientists are propagating new versions of the old idea that reality revolves around us. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Save 30% On J.Crew Factory’s Newest Batch of Fall Styles
Another day, another J.Crew Factory markdown. This time, get 30% off all new arrivals (price as marked), plus free shipping. They just added a bunch of fall styles, from wool coats to sweaters, so you’ll easily be able to find something to add to your wardrobe.Read more…
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Stock Up on Microfiber Cloths With This $13 36-Pack
Microfiber cloths are great for cleaning everything from your face, to your computer monitor, to your car (not to mention packing jewelry), and this 36-pack is back down to just $13 today on Amazon when you use Subscribe & Save (cancel anytime), or a couple bucks less than usual.Read more…
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Watch Paintings Come to Life and Chase Each Other Around in an Art Gallery
Filip Sterckx’s Gallery Invasion is a clever, kooky, and totally adorable art show that brings art works to life through projection mapping. It’s like those Night at the Museum movies but with drawings deciding to jump out of their canvas and play rough with each other all over the gallery instead of…
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iMuto 5000mah 2USB 2.1A Portable Charger External Battery Power Bank $4.50
iMuto 5000mah 2USB 2.1A Portable Charger External Battery Power Bank $4.50
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Professor developing super-resolution microscopy techniques
For scientists developing life-saving medicines, knowing how cells interact and communicate with one another is an important part of the puzzle. The problem is, being able to see those interactions through a microscope hasn’t always been possible. But now, thanks to University of New Mexico Associate…
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Carved Wood Indoor Swing
Forget the usual chairs, sofas, beanbags, and, if you’re lucky, hammocks for lounging around your home, because wouldn’t it be way more fun to sit on a swinging seat?Click Here For Complete Details
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Magnetic Car Door Mitt – Prevents Frozen Locks and Stuck Handles
Like mittens for your car’s door handles, these handy mitts prevent frozen locks and stuck handles on vehicles parked outdoors during winter snow and ice storms.Click Here For Complete Details
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Victims Were Kids for One-Third of U.S. Police Officers Who Lost Badges for Sexual Misconduct
Nearly 1,000 U.S. police officers lost their badges over sexual misconduct between 2009 and 2014, according to a new analysis from the Associated Press—which calls this number “unquestionably an undercount.” And around one-third of these incidents involved children or teenagers under 18-years-old,…
TechSpot
Dive into the science behind Siri and self-driving cars with this course bundle
The Deep Learning & Artificial Intelligence Introductory Bundle will teach you the secrets behind today’s AI innovations, and it’s on sale for just $39.
BBC News – World
Mosul battle: Families flee city on foot as Iraqi troops move in
The BBC’s Ian Pannell reports from the outskirts of Mosul as families flee fighting in the city.
Mashable
The president who brought God back to the White House
Editor’s note: This is the 39th entry in the writer’s project to read one book about each of the U.S. Presidents in the year prior to Election Day 2016. Follow Marcus’ progress at the @44in52 Twitter account and the 44 in 52 Spreadsheet. Hard as it is to believe, there was a time when religion wasn’t…
Tools and Toys
‘The Daily Stoic’ by Ryan Holiday
The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living is the new book by Ryan Holiday — author of The Obstacle is the Way and Ego is the Enemy — that features all-new translations of the Stoics (such as Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, and Seneca), as well as hundreds of new stories,…
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The True Story Behind a Non-profit | Laura Bean | TEDxSamfordU
This is Laura Bean’s story of how she started a nonprofit to sustain a Haitian village everyday for a year… all while in high school. It may be rough and full of tears, but Laura’s story is a testament of how single steps and hard work can accomplish wonderful things. Laura Bean is a recent graduate…
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The Ever-changing Life of a Child Immigrant | Mariana Piemiento | TEDxSamfordU
Mariana Piemiento and her family immigrated to the US from Columbia when her fathers life was threatened by a local drug cartel. Here she shares her personal story of the trials of immigration as a child. She tells how she overcame the odds to become successful and happy in a new nation. Mariana Piemiento…
Next Big Future
3D-printed permanent magnets outperform conventional versions and enables batteries with complex shapes
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated that permanent magnets produced by additive manufacturing can outperform bonded magnets made using traditional techniques while conserving critical materials.Scientists fabricated isotropic, near-net-shape, neodymium-iron-boron…
Next Big Future
Nickel-78 is a ‘doubly magic’ isotope which means it would be far more stable if synthesized
For nuclear physicists, ‘doubly magic’ describes atomic nuclei that have greater stability than their neighbors thanks to having shells that are full occupied by both protons and neutrons. Theoretical physicists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory recently used Titan, America’s…
Digital Trends
New satellite tools give scientists fresh insights into evergreens on Earth
Environmental scientists have new tools for monitoring the health of northern forests — and they’re orbiting many miles above Earth. Using sensor data collected by satellites, scientists have developed an index to track photosynthesis in evergreens, revealing subtle natural rhythms and seasonal cycles…
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This May Be The First Dinosaur Brain Ever Studied. What Can It Teach Us?
Science The new fossil is intriguing, but paleontologists have better ways of judging a dinosaur’s smarts Paleontologists can study dinosaur cognition by peeking inside their skulls – no brain matter required.
GearHungry
Eames Lounger & Ottoman Twill Edition
You’re hopefully familiar with Eames’ legendary lounge chair by now. For its 60th anniversary Vitra, makers of the chair, are releasing something a bit different: the Eames Lounger & Ottoman Twill Edition. Predictably, and for the first time, this lounger and its accompanying ottoman are both stripped…
Man of Many
Seeing Planet Earth in a Whole New Way
For all you BBC lovers (don’t be dirty minded), Planet Earth 2 is coming back. Earlier this month, BBC informed us that its award-winning documentary is returning. The highly anticipated series will return to our screens on January 28th 2017. Back when the first Planet Earth was created, everyone went…
Cool Material
Chevy X Hurley Surf Truck
Chevy and Hurley just unveiled a new collaboration truck at SEMA that’s specifically designed to get surfers and their gear to remote locations with functionality and style. The mobile beach command center is built with a Colorado Z71 and equipped with a custom surfboard rack, storage systems and water-resistant…
RT – Daily news
UN watchdog slams UK & France for ‘completely disregarding’ plight of Calais child migrants
The British and French governments both showed negligence of their obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child as the notorious Calais ‘Jungle’ migrant camp was demolished, the UN children’s rights watchdog has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
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KastKing Fishing Rod Rack (24-rods) $54.98
KastKing Fishing Rod Rack (24-rods) $54.98
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Oculus Touch bundled with premier Western shooter Dead and Buried
If you’re an Oculus Rift early adopter eagerly awaiting the new Touch controllers, your patience will be rewarded with a bonus: Dead and Buried, a first-person shooter game set in the Wild West, will be bundled free with Oculus Touch… Continue Reading Oculus Touch bundled with premier Western…
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Professor developing super-resolution microscopy techniques
For scientists developing life-saving medicines, knowing how cells interact and communicate with one another is an important part of the puzzle. The problem is, being able to see those interactions through a microscope hasn’t always been possible. But now, thanks to University of New Mexico Associate…
The Manual
Original Grain Launches its First Chronograph Timepiece
Original Grain now offers a stylish chronograph timepiece in addition to its already impressive lineup. The post Original Grain Launches its First Chronograph Timepiece appeared first on The Manual.
TechCrunch
Carrobot joins the aftermarket HUD fray
 If you want to add a head-up display (HUD) to your car, you’ve certainly got choices. In addition to Navdy and its Chinese clone Roav, Carrobot launched in October to bring its eye-level interface to cars that don’t have the tech built in. Carrobot distinguishes itself from its competitors, most notably…
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Kitchen Design Idea – Include A Built-In Knife Block
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Hilarious Illustrations Perfectly Sum Up Life In Your 20s vs 30s
People, especially elders, always say “maturity comes with experience, not age” however, as the years go by and you grow older, there is much to experience. Being in your 20s is much different from when you’re in your 30s. When you’re in your 20s, there is much to learn and probably a lot of time […]…
Physics News
Lithium ion extraction
The increasing usage of lithium for batteries or high-performance metals requires improved extraction techniques of lithium from primary sources such as salt lake brines. Chinese scientists …
Big Think
I Knew It! The DOOR CLOSE Button Does Nothing.
The DOOR CLOSE button on your elevator is there only to make you feel better since it doesn’t actually work.Read More
New Scientist – Online news
Make America whole again: how the US can heal its political rift
The US presidential election is almost over, but the divide between conservatives and liberals will remain after the vote. Whoever wins, can the country make up?
Discover Magazine
Outsmarting the Art of Camouflage
When the American painter Abbott H. Thayer published his book Concealing-Coloration in the Animal Kingdom in 1909, he put forth the hypothesis that animals’ colors served one function and one function only: to camouflage. While that theory has since been disproven (animal colors also play a role…
Geek.com
Game of the Year: Thumper
If Rock Band is The Beatles of music games, Thumper is the Butthole Surfers.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Diamond nanothread: Versatile new material could prove priceless for manufacturing
SlashGear
Top 5 video games arriving in early 2017
Yes, yes, it’s not 2017 yet. That doesn’t mean we can’t start looking toward the future, especially with the holidays upon us and some pre-order deals being available now. A handful of eagerly anticipated games are scheduled to go live in the first quarter of 2017, and you don’t want to miss out on them….
Fast Company
The Low-Tech Problem-Solving Secret That’s Staring Your Company In The Face
It may seem shockingly simple in this age of high-tech solutions, but interacting with your fellow humans can make a big difference. It may seem shockingly simple in this age of high-tech solutions, but interacting with your fellow humans can make a big difference.Think of the…
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Event: CityAge: Build the Future
Event Date: Nov 9, 2016 – Nov 10, 2016; Event City: Los Angeles, CA, US The Los Angeles region is the equivalent of a G-20 economy. To maximize its growth, it must integrate  major strengths in business, research, design and innovation. It can do so by accelerating the business of city building. This…
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Competitions: 2017 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition
Registration Deadline: Jan 6, 2017; Submission Deadline Jan 6, 2017 Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency proudly announce the call for entries for the 2017 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition and invite you to take part! This year marks the 24th edition…
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Three Oscilloscope Problems and How to Avoid Them
Learn how to avoid aliasing, false modulation, and false overshoot by properly using your oscilloscope settings.
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10 Interesting Test & Measurement Products: Fall 2016
Oscilloscopes and PXI instruments headline this set of ten new test products.
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Fluorescent Sensor Provides Low-Cost Diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis
NIH-funded scientists have developed a new diagnostic test for cystic fibrosis. The new device provides a cheaper, easier way to detect levels of chloride in sweat, which are elevated in cystic fibrosis patients.
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A New Report on private sector cybersecurity, Grant to Protect Internet Of Things Tech, Weakness in Common Computer Chip, All in the Cybersecurity News Source
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EE updates its £130 Robin tablet for kids ahead of Christmas
It was a year ago to this very day that EE began offering the first Robin tablet: a bumper-bound slate designed with kids in mind. And with Christmas fast approaching, the carrier has today launched an updated, second-gen Robin to fill those empty stockings. It brings a few welcome, albeit relatively…
PCWorld
Google clarifies Pixel charging specs, with 15W for smaller model and 18W for the XL
It turns out there’s one other tiny difference between the Pixel and Pixel XL that we previously didn’t know about.The smaller model maxes out at 15W charging speeds, coming up short of the promised 18W originally listed in Google’s marketing materials. Android Police reached out to Google, which confirmed…
Macworld
First look: Little Flocker and BlockBlock help monitor your Mac’s security
Recently, I noted a couple of new kinds of tools that would be available for macOS that go beyond Apple’s built-in support to block malicious activity and protect your files. Since then, I’ve tested one of the packages extensively, Little Flocker, and am taking a delighted hard look at another, BlockBlock….
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From fission to fusion: nuclear engineering facility converted into solar powered skills centre
This renovation by Hewitt studios is full of irony.
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Peru releases 500,000 at-risk baby turtles into the wild
Peruvian environmental authorities make a big statement with tiny turtles.
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Solar Christmas 23ft 50-LED Flower Solar String Lights $5.99
Solar Christmas 23ft 50-LED Flower Solar String Lights $5.99
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Sierra Trading Post Saucony Athletic Shoe Sale – up to 44% off
Sierra Trading Post Saucony Athletic Shoe Sale – up to 44% off
Digital Trends
Google refreshes Wallet’s website to conform to ‘Material Design’ guidelines
Google Wallet’s website has gotten the Material Design treatment, which means that it now follows Google’s own design and animation guidelines. The website now matches the Wallet app on mobile devices with a minimal and sleek design. The service allows you to send money out in any amount in your Wallet…
Digital Trends
Zotac crams AMD’s Radeon RX 480 graphics chip in a new VR-ready Magnus mini-PC
Zotac said on Wednesday it is the first manufacturer to cram AMD’s new Radeon RX 400 Series of graphics chips into a miniature PC. More specifically, the company launched the Magnus ERX480 miniature desktop sporting a Radeon RX 480 graphics chip based on AMD’s most recent Polaris graphics architecture….
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Taschen HR Giger Limited Collector’s Edition
Best known for the horrific sci-fi monster he created in Ridley Scott’s original Alien film, the dark and psychedelic artwork of HR Giger has now been collected into a limited-edition Sumo-sized compendium covering his entire creative output. 400 pages of massive prints, fold-outs, essays, and insights…
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Master & Dynamic MW50 Wireless On-Ear Headphones
With a design that folds flat for transport & travel, the MW50 wireless headphones from Master & Dynamic feature audiophile-quality sound powered by 40mm Berylium drivers & premium materials like machined aluminum, Lambskin leather, & memory foam padding. 16-hour battery life. For…
Gizmodo
The Original Ghostbusters Go to Hell in This Long-Lost Concept Art
The ending of the original Ghostbusters movie is inarguably epic. A giant marshmallow man terrorizes New York City, after all. But the scene was originally going to be MUCH bigger, and now you can get a sneak peek at what might have been.Read more…
RT – Daily news
‘Pillars of Destruction’: Mesmerizing images reveal interstellar activity (PHOTOS)
The European Space Observatory has released striking images of gaseous activity within a star-forming region called the ‘Carina Nebula’. Read Full Article at RT.com
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We’re finally factoring in climate projections when we declare a species ‘threatened’
Climate science is finally winning in court and it could save endangered species. Last week, the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals determined that federal authorities can use climate models to list a bearded seal subspecies as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act. The ruling reinforced…
TechCrunch
Kenyan startup Ushahidi launches a crowdsourced campaign to monitor the U.S. election
 The Kenyan software company Ushahidi has launched a campaign to observe the upcoming U.S. elections. The operation, called USA Election Monitor, will track voting irregularities reported via website, email, Twitter and SMS and post accounts to an online interactive map. “It’s a citizen-inspired, citizen-led…
HiConsumption
Snowbirds: 12 Winter Surfing Essentials
Don’t let Old Man Winter keep you out of the water this season.
Architizer
Stick Figures: Artist David Moreno Creates Intricate Architectural Sketches in 3D
The sculptures of David Moreno evoke many things: pick-up sticks, tree houses and the frantic sketches of Claude Monet. There is something kinetic, even bewitched, about these unique works, which are composed of hundreds of narrow steel rods.
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Back In Stock: This $40 Automotive Jump Starter Can Also Inflate Your Tires
USB-powered automotive jump starters might be the new hotness, but this Stanley battery maintainer trades portability for a key feature: A built-in air compressor.Read more…
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New Dell XPS Tower Intel Core i5-6400 Quad-Core Skylake Desktop (8GB/1TB) $599.99
New Dell XPS Tower Intel Core i5-6400 Quad-Core Skylake Desktop (8GB/1TB) $599.99
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Love Home Memory Foam Ventilated Back Cushion (13″ x 13″) $9.99
Love Home Memory Foam Ventilated Back Cushion (13″ x 13″) $9.99
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YouTube is still having trouble getting people to pay for YouTube
When YouTube Red launched a year ago, the plan was for the service to grow into a competitor against the likes of Netflix and Hulu. Now, less than a year later, subscriber totals show that YouTube still has a long way to go before the public will accept paying a monthly fee for YouTube. According to…
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Giant Bluetooth Gramophone Speaker
It may look like a vintage 1920s gramophone with a classic horn speaker, but this sleek modern Bluetooth version doesn’t need to be wound up nor does it need disc-based recordings. Plus, you can take this giant gramophone on the go for mobile play.Click Here For Complete Details
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A dissection of Back to the Future, a film with a “nearly perfect screenplay”
From Jack’s Movie Reviews, an examination of the first Back to the Future movie, its stellar screenplay, and the high level of storytelling achieved by the filmmakers. As H. Perry Horton says: Too often the BTTF trilogy is dismissed as mere popcorn escapism, but in reality it’s one of the smartest…
Mashable
7 classic mysteries that could be instantly solved with modern day technologies
What’s a little mystery among friends?   Premiering November 21, a new dark comedy called Search Party follows the story of Dory and her four, self-absorbed friends as they become entangled in the ominous mystery of a missing girl they knew in college.    Inspired by the TBS show, we examine famous…
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Onkyo brings next generation cinema sound home with its newest soundbar
Think surround sound systems have to be expensive bulky monstrosities that spew wires and eat up whole corners of your room? Think again. To dispel that notion of sound systems being large-and-in-charge behemoths, Onkyo is introducing its new LS7200 soundbar that works with both object-based surround…
Mashable
Someone has fixed the most annoying thing about cables
ECLIPSE, the charging cable organizer, features 3 USB ports and 3 separate channels to hide messy cords without tangling. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Battery, Cord, Smartphones, and Devices
Mashable
Aziz Ansari, Jimmy Fallon invest in Momofuku’s delivery-only app
Momofuku’s app, Ando, already has a celebrity chef. Now it has celebrity investors.  Aziz Ansari and Jimmy Fallon are two of the angel investors behind Momofuku restaurateur David Chang’s investment round for the tech project.  Ando is a delivery-only service available in select New York neighborhoods….
ArchDaily
Why BIG’s Fearless Architecture Should Be Awarded and Celebrated
© Kirsten Bucher Today, at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Bjarke Ingels and BIG were presented with the International Highrise Award for Via 57 West, their “courtscraper” building in Manhattan. The following speech, which has been translated from the original German by Clara Jaschke, was…
The Awesomer
Fallout Nuka-Cola Mini Fridge
Price: $150  | BuyThe perfect place for keeping your stash of post-apocalyptic soft drinks, this desktop mini refrigerator holds up to a dozen cans of soda, or a mix of cans and bottles. An optional light you can place on top helps guide your way through the wasteland to cold refreshment. More…
Digital Trends
Google Project Fi will show you how much data your apps are using in real time
Google’s Project Fi is getting a few handy new features that should help subscribers keep a tab on their data use. A new post in the Project Fi subreddit, which was verified by a Google community manager account, shows Project Fi will track data use live and it will show usage app by app. In fact, the…
Digital Trends
New 3D-printing software allows surgeons to quickly design titanium facial implants
Experts in the U.K. are completing a pioneering project that will give surgeons the software to quickly and easily design 3D-printable titanium implants for patients with maxillofacial injuries (trauma to the face). Called ADEPT, or Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment, the…
Science | Smithsonian
What Have We Learned From Probing Pluto So Far?
New Horizons has finally sent down all its data from the fly-by. Here’s what we know
Computerworld
What can you get in a $99 laptop this holiday season?
If you’re looking for dirt-cheap Windows 10 laptops, many will be available this holiday season, but don’t expect superior hardware. Dell appears to be the first major PC maker making a move in the holiday price wars. In the U.S., the company will sell its Inspiron 11 3000 for $99.99, starting at…
Gizmodo
How to Spin a Basketball on One Finger
Growing up, I did nerdy things. I played the violin, I was in a couple of honor societies, and I almost got a D in gym class one quarter because it was early in the morning and I often showed up 20 minutes late, or not at all.Read more…
Slashdot
Another Internet Outage Takes Down Services in US and UK
Reader Archangel Michael writes: Parts of the internet were down across the U.S. and in the U.K. Wednesday morning, as service provider Level 3 Communications reported an outage. Level 3, which provides internet and voice services to businesses, said the company did not yet know the cause of the outage,…
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Twitter will stream its first live awards show on December 1st
Twitter is already a hotbed of discussion during awards shows, and now it’s ready to broadcast one of those shows — if not necessarily the one you expect. The social network has reached a deal to stream The Game Awards when they kick off December 1…
Lifehacker
Repurpose a Busted Wii U Controller as a Classic Game Emulator with a Raspberry Pi
We’re all well aware that the Raspberry Pi makes a fantastic game emulation machine, but sudomod user banjokazooie steps it up a notch by using a Wii U controller as a screen and controller combo for his little DIY system.Read more…
Curbed National
Prefab home in Japan makes surprising use of windows
A lot of geometries here This cool, minimalist prefab home in Kyoto, Japan makes surprising use of windows. Designed by EXH and Anoffice, it features an exterior made from same materials as the other houses in the neighborhood, but to stand out from the crowd, it is finished in a darker hue and punctuated…
WIRED
Too Much Internet Speculation Is Ruining TV
On this week’s WIRED Culture podcast, we’re trying to figure out if too many fan theories are making TV shows less fun. The post Too Much Internet Speculation Is Ruining TV appeared first on WIRED.
Big Think
How Did Marijuana Become Illegal in the First Place?
As a number of states decide the fate of legalized and medical marijuana next week, John Hudak looks back at the history of public policy. Read More
DudeIWantThat.com
Burning Through Cash Table
Amarist Studio and Alejandro Monge hope their cash pyre coffee table will ignite as much discussion as it does 50 Euro bills. The piece is a symbolic reflection on “the volatility of money and its true value,” consumerist society’s need to constantly upgrade and replace, and what my girlfriend does every…
Inside Science
Chasing Neutrinos
Chasing Neutrinos The most powerful tool in the world is studying hard-to-catch particles called neutrinos. Chasing Neutrinos Video of Chasing Neutrinos Physics Wednesday, November 2, 2016 – 15:45…
Computerworld
Social nets push Americans to get out and vote
Facebook, Twitter and Google are continuing their push to get Americans to the polls for next week’s presidential election. Facebook, which has been credited with aiding in a surge of voter registrations this fall, is running a new feature that shows users what’s on the ballot in their state. The…
Uncrate
Wrensilva Standard One Stereo Console
Like the Model One before it, the Wrensilva Standard One Stereo Console packs modern hi-fi components inside a classic design. Within its handcrafted wooden frame, you’ll find a custom integrated…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
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This Wii U GamePad console hack is the next best thing to having a Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch looks amazing. The entire console appears to have been shrunken down to the size of the Wii U’s GamePad controller. And while the Switch doesn’t come out until next year, Hackaday seems to have found the next best thing in Sudomod forum user banjokazooie’s mod that turns an old Wii…
Digital Trends
Xiaomi Redmi Pro review
You can’t buy a phone made by Xiaomi at Best Buy or through your local AT&T or T-Mobile store, but the Chinese brand now has a significant enough following (even amongst people who don’t consider themselves smartphone geeks) to attract interest. It’s easy to see why. Xiaomi phones have a reputation…
Acquire
Toyota builds a Land Cruiser that can outrun a supercar
Ferraris beware. There’s a new challenger in town and it’s not what you expect.Photo: ToyotaAmongst this year’s SEMA contributions from Toyota is one hell of a Land Cruiser. No, it’s not lifted or modified to take on the Baja 1000, this SUV is all about speed. Slammed to the ground, the Land Speed Cruiser…
Mashable
It’s not just you: Siri is getting smarter
Siri had a brain transplant. It wasn’t done in a day or a week or over a few months. Almost since the day Apple introduced its voice assistant on October 4, 2011, Siri has undergone an almost continual series of brain transplants that shifted its silicon-powered mind from pure Artificial Intelligence…
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Home & Office : Coffee Blocks Better Butter Coffee
Taste the coffee. Love the coffee. Be the coffee. Yeah, I guess if you wanted to spend the extra twenty minutes and make delicious butter coffee yourself you could. Or, and hear me out on this one, you could sleep an extra twenty minutes instead. $23.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Collectibles : Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet Blown Glass Ornament
He’s No Good to Me Broken. Bounty hunter Boba Fett isn’t just good at his job, tracking Han Solo around the galaxy, his helmet looks fetching hanging from the boughs of your holiday tree! This blown glass ornament includes helmet “dents” and other markings. $9.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Collectibles : Star Wars Darth Vader Helmet Blown Glass Ornament
Bringing holiday cheer to a galaxy far, far away. The Star Wars holiday special should be a staple every year. Much like Rudolph or Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town, it should be a family event. You won’t be disappointed. Or rather, you absolutely will, but in a hilarious way. $9.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Collectibles : DC Wonder Woman Shield Blown Glass Ornament
The DC Wonder Woman Shield Blown Glass Ornament protects your tree (and home) from the onslaught of holiday stress. The DC Wonder Woman Shield Blown Glass Ornament: protecting your home, your tree, and your holidays from undue stress and ridiculous expectations. $9.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Collectibles : Star Wars R2-D2 Ornament
Reactivate Your Holiday’s Hyperdrive R2-D2 is ready to join your Star Wars holiday ornament collection, well-detailed and standing proud. Made by Hallmark out of easy-to-clean resin, this droid is a loyal companion, no matter the time of year. $7.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Collectibles : Star Wars Captain Phasma Ornament
Bah! Humbug! Sure to make your tree a bit more First Orderly, it’s a blown glass ornament of Captain Phasma’s helmet! Measuring about 2 1/2 inches tall with a satin ribbon for hanging, it’s the perfect way to add a bit of Star Wars into your holiday decorating. $9.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Accessories : BB-8 Slippers
These Are the Slippers You’re Looking For. Beep Boop Boop! These mule-style BB-8 slippers will not only keep your feet toasty this winter, but their non-slip dots keep you safe on slippery floors. Perfect for any bipedal creature with an affinity for adorable droids. $24.99
Gear Patrol
Seiko Made a Badass Watch for Motorcyclists and You’re Not Supposed to Have It
A decades-long collaboration has produced yet another unique and affordable timepiece. …Read More »
Slashdot
On Wall Street, a High-Ranking Few Still Avoid Email
The world may be increasingly becoming digital, but a small group of the Wall Street elite refuses to say anything substantive in an email, text, or chat, and some will not communicate digitally at all. From a Reuters report: This group, which includes top bankers like JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive…
Lifehacker
Fight Off Foul Litter Box Odors With a Layer of Baking Soda
If you’re a cat owner you know how stinky litter boxes can get. Turns out the odor-fighting power of baking soda can help you out there too.Even the best cat litter can use a little deodorizing help sometimes, especially if your cat ate something it shouldn’t have. That’s why Brittney Morgan at Apartment…
SlashGear
Sling TV adds on-demand kids channel: here are four alternatives
Children’s programming is an important part of the television industry, not just because kids comprise a large viewer base, but also because they’re more likely to stick with something that becomes familiar to them at an early age. It’s no surprise, then, that video streaming companies have been fleshing…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Economic impact of inland waterway disruptions: Potentially billions
What would happen if a lengthy disruption befell the major mode of transportation of U.S. corn and soybeans? What ramifications would that have on U.S. producers and the national economy? How would that affect U.S. competitiveness in world grain markets?
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Yearning for a new phone? You might be suffering from ‘comparison neglect’
If you’re reading this on a shiny new iPhone 7, new research suggests you might not have given your old phone its due before trading up.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Alibaba sales growth soars into the cloud
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s sales soared 55 percent in the last quarter, thanks in part to a more than doubling of revenue from cloud computing, the company said Wednesday.
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Stacked Decanter Set
Forget man caves, when gentlemen want to discuss their plans to carve up the world a little finer for themselves, they retreat to a den or study and reach for a sophisticated decanter of fine spirits before they begin.Click Here For Complete Details
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No, US citizens can’t vote by phone
An unsettling series of tweets surfaced on Twitter earlier today advising users to vote by phone. This is, of course, impossible: The voting system in the US requires citizens to register locally and vote either in-person or via absentee ballot sent in over snail mail. The tweets have been removed and…
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Obama Criticizes FBI for ‘Innuendo,’ Gawker Settles With Hulk Hogan, World Series Ends Tonight in Cleveland: P.M. Links
President Obama criticized the FBI for operating on “innuendo” in a reference to the agency’s Hillary Clinton investigations. Gawker settled with Hulk Hogan for $31 million. A former police chief in New York was sentenced to less than 4 years in prison for beating a handcuffed man who stole from…
Reason.com Full Feed
Watch Obama Mildly Throw the Palest of Shade at Comey’s Clinton Letter!
Watch this brief clip of an interview with President Barack Obama from NowThisNews and decide for yourself if he’s, as a Daily Beast headline suggests, “smacking down” FBI Director James Comey for his letter to members of Congress that his agency was investigating newly discovered emails connected…
Big Think
South Africa Proposes Law to Criminalize Its Most Racist Slur
Can you legislate for good human behavior, or does proposing laws to imprison those who use racial slurs distract from actual progress?Read More
VentureBeat
Message.io launches enterprise bot converter to tear down walled gardens
Message.io launched a private beta of its enterprise tool to convert Microsoft Teams, HipChat, Skype, and Slack bots today. The startup launches its bot converter the same day as the launch of new collaboration and chat app Microsoft Teams. Salesforce Chatter conversions will come next, CEO Tom Hadfield…
VentureBeat
Chatbots are getting better at conversation. Or are they?
GUEST: Bots are hot. We imagine them to be wickedly intelligent, like Samantha from the movie Her. The reality is duller. Early chatbots suck. They can’t chat. There is no “I” in their AI. They are so hopeless that some people argue that bots would be better without conversation. But without conversation…
VentureBeat
Google finally stops supporting and developing Android Developer Tools in Eclipse
Google today said that it has stopped supporting and developing Google Android Developer Tools (ADT) plugin for the Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE). Android Studio is the official IDE for Android development, and now Google wants to push all Android developers to it, following the release…
VentureBeat
Facebook passes 1 billion mobile-only monthly users
In its third quarter 2016 earnings announcement today, Facebook revealed it now has 1.79 billion monthly active users (up 16 percent year over year) and 1.66 billion mobile users (up 20 percent year over year). The company also shared that it now has 1.18 billion daily active users (a 17 percent bump…
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You could score Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare free with this PS4 deal
Ready to jump into the current-gen with the latest Call of Duty? Sony is taking the sting out of buying a brand-new PlayStation 4 by throwing in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare as a freebie.Select retailers in the US and Canada are offering Infinite Warfare free to those who buy a new PS4 during the leadup…
Mashable
Hey Obama, here’s how to troll Trump like a pro
If you bait him, he will come. The Clinton campaign has been particularly adept at trolling Trump this election: gently mocking him on Twitter, baiting him at debates and jabbing him on Facebook live. President Obama, by contrast, has taken the higher ground: making personal, reflective speeches at…
TechCrunch
Ticketing’s distributed future is not only good for fans, it’s already happening
 Since the dawn of consumer history, tickets have been a product defined by scarcity and lack of accessibility. The result is an abysmal category user experience that’s most often talked about with undertones of anger, skepticism and distrust. For evidence of scarcity in action, look no further than…
Digital Trends
Get off the grid with this solar backpack that can fully recharge your laptop
Backpacks that just hold gear are becoming rather boring — the Voltaic Array and OffGrid use built-in solar panels to charge your DSLR or laptop while on the go. After launching on Kickstarter earlier this week, Voltaic is less than $5,000 shy of its funding goal with more than a month remaining. The…
CNET News.com
Skyjacked: The ridiculous lifted pickup trucks and SUVs of SEMA 2016 – Roadshow
Sitting anywhere remotely near the ground is so overrated. Why not upgrade your ride to something that flies a bit higher? These are some of our favorite lifted pickups and SUVs from the 2016 SEMA show.
Deals
Get Your Fill of Bubbles With This 20% Amazon Coupon
We’re all supposed to drink more water, but that’s a whole lot easier when there’s carbonation involved, so for a limited time you can save 20% on Perrier and San Pellegrino packs on Amazon. Just add your favorite option to your cart, and you’ll see the discount at checkout.Read more…
io9
Gawker Media Will Settle With Hulk Hogan and Other Litigants for $32 Million
Today the founder of Gawker Media, Nick Denton, announced that his bankrupt company would settle claims with three litigants: the wrestler Hulk Hogan, the scientist Shiva Ayyadurai, and the journalist Ashley Terrill. According to documents filed in federal bankruptcy court, the three settlements total…
Popular Science
Iraq’s War Robot Makes Battlefield Debut At Mosul
Military Liberation through superior robotics Iraq-made war robot gets battlefield debut in Mosul.
Computerworld
29% off Litom Solar Outdoor Motion Sensor Security Lights, 2 Pack – Deal Alert
This Amazon #1 best selling solar security light is super bright and easy to install wherever you need it. It features 3 modes: (1) Always on, (2) Dim until motion is detected, and (3) Off until motion is detected. It’s designed with a large sensor that will detect motion over a larger distance, and…
New Scientist – Online news
First Australians ate megafauna and used nets for hunting
Evidence of advanced tools and art found 200km away from the coast shows first humans conquered inner Australia 10,000 years earlier than thought
Macworld
Apple Watch gets FaceTime-style video calls with this new camera-equipped band
The new Apple Watch Series 2 may have a lot of new features, but it’s still missing a camera—and there’s no indication that Apple is planning to incorporate a camera in future iterations of the Apple Watch design. But you can still use your Apple Watch to take photos and video calls thanks to a new camera-equipped…
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Twitch’s new video ads can avoid ad blockers
Twitch is the next big name to take on ad blocking. Starting today, it’s rolling out a new ad format that’s supposed to be harder to skip. Twitch says the change will “reduce the efficacy” of ad blockers — seemingly leaving some wiggle room there under the assumption that someone’s going to find a way…
Mashable
This underwater lake has been dubbed the ‘Jacuzzi of Despair’
This underwater lake off the coast of New Orleans is four to five times saltier than the water around it. It’s filled with methane gas making it extremely deadly.  Read more…More about Mashable Video, Underwater Lake, Salt Water, Jacuzzi Of Despair, and Jacuzzi
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Computer Virus Attack Forces Hospitals To Cancel Operations, Shut Down Systems
A hospital system in the United Kingdom has canceled all planned operations and diverted major trauma cases to neighboring facilities citing a computer virus outbreak. From a report on ZDNet: The Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust says a “major incident” has been caused by a “computer…
Newswise: SciNews
Researchers ID First Two Genes Regulating Sleep in Mice Using Genetic Screening
Researchers have identified the first two core genes that regulate the amount of deep sleep and dreaming, a key development they believe will lead to the discovery of a network of related genes controlling sleep.
Newswise: SciNews
UCI, Other Researchers Shed Light on Process of Programmed Mitochondrial Cell Death
Irvine, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 – Employing a novel sensor made of graphene – a one-atom-thin layer of carbon – University of California, Irvine researchers have gained new insight into the process of programmed cell death in mitochondria, possibly opening the door to new ways of forcing cancer cells to…
Science | Smithsonian
A New Report Says We’re Hunting the World’s Mammals to Death. What Can Be Done?
Solutions are multifaceted and region-specific, but conservation researchers have some ideas
Mashable
The world’s first zero-emissions train could be running by 2017
Passengers in Europe may soon be commuting on the world’s first zero-emissions train. French engineering giant Alstom is building a passenger train powered by hydrogen fuel cells and lithium-ion batteries. The train won’t emit any greenhouse gases — just clean steam. Alstom said its hydrogen-powered…
Shut Up And Take My Money
Electronic Finger Pulse Oximeter to test oxygen level of your blood at home
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Lifehacker
The Best Way to Make Flat, Crispy Bacon for Sandwiches and Burgers
If you’re whipping up a batch of BLTs or bacon burgers, you’re going to need hefty portion of bacon. Here’s how to avoid soft, chewy bacon that pulls out of the sandwich on the first bite.Read more…
Computerworld
U.S. government warns China to play fair in the chip market
A battle between the U.S. government and China is now brewing in the market for semiconductors, the foundation of electronics. The U.S. alleges that China is rigging the semiconductor market in its favor by indulging in unfair trade practices. “This unprecedented state-driven interference can distort…
Curbed National
This desk was designed for the multi-tasker
A standing desk for your home Although it looks like an ordinary office desk, the Flex can be so many more things: A coffee table on which to prop your feet while watching TV on the couch, a spot to enjoy a quick meal, or a cocktail table on which to set down a drink. That’s because it’s equipped with…
Ars Technica
Dealmaster: Get a Dell gaming laptop with 4K touch display for just $735
Greetings, Arsians! We’re here again to bring you the latest deals courtesy of our partners at TechBargains. Now you can get a number of devices on discount through Dell’s Black Friday Flash Sale, including a great gaming laptop. You can get a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 gaming laptop with a…
Digital Trends
Jackery’s Power Pro portable generator brings plenty of juice to your campsite
It used to be that when we set out on a camping trip we left home with just a backpack filled with the essentials, most notably a tent, sleeping bag, and stove to cook our meals. Nowadays, it seems more and more of us are also carrying our favorite gadgets with us into the back country, giving rise to…
Digital Trends
Your cookies are calling: This smart oven lets you know what’s cookin’
You know those world-changing breakthroughs that make you glad that technology exists? Well, CHiP — also known as SideChef’s new “smart cookie oven,” currently raising funds on Kickstarter — may just be one. For our tastebuds’ sake, at least! Promising to let us create fresh-baked cookies with no mess,…
Fast Company
What’s Next For Precision Medicine?
A panel of experts discuss the potential—and the potential pitfalls—of the medical model that proposes personalized, targeted health care. A panel of experts discuss the potential—and the potential pitfalls—of the medical model that proposes personalized, targeted health care.Berg…
Fast Company
AOL’s Tim Armstrong Is Optimistic About Yahoo-Verizon Merger Despite Massive Hack
The tech exec says integration is continuing at full speed: “Data breaches are becoming a part of everyday life.” The tech exec says integration is continuing at full speed: “Data breaches are becoming a part of everyday life.”AOL CEO Tim Armstrong remains optimistic that parent…
TechCrunch
Elgato intros a standalone motion detector for Apple HomeKit
 Setting up a connected home is a piecemeal proposition at the moment. Apple, Google and Amazon all working to push out their respective frameworks as quickly as humanly possible, but for the time being, actually automating the process is a matter of picking up devices here and there. Elgato is offering…
TechCrunch
Blocking ad blockers boosted Facebook’s desktop ad revenue 18%
 Facebook’s recent workaround for Adblock Plus and other ad blockers is already earning it money. On today’s blockbuster Q3 earnings call, the company said desktop ad revenue grew 18 percent year-over-year this quarter compared to around 9 percent in previous quarters, and that thwarting ad blockers…
PCWorld
Cisco positions Spark at the heart of enterprise work
The closely watched launch on Wednesday of Microsoft’s Teams, a rival to chat platforms Slack and HipChat, shows how important this kind of collaboration is for any company that wants to dominate workday life. Cisco Systems is no exception.On Tuesday at Cisco’s conference for channel partners, the company…
Physics News
Study reveals previously unknown component of whale songs
Researchers have known for decades that whales create elaborate songs, sometimes projecting their calls for miles underwater. A new study from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), …
Physics News
The pop-up effect: Why buoyant spheres don’t always leap out of the water
It’s a common swimming pool game: Force a buoyant ball underwater and let it go. The ball springs to the surface and jumps into the air. But, submerge the ball deeper underwater and the effect …
Physics News
Researchers shed light on process of programmed mitochondrial cell death
Employing a novel sensor made of graphene – a one-atom-thin layer of carbon – University of California, Irvine researchers have gained new insight into the process of programmed cell death in …
Lifehacker
This Simple Breathing Exercise Can Help You Fall Back Asleep at Night
If you ever wake up in the middle of the night and can’t seem to get back to dreamland, this deep breathing exercise can help.You wake up, roll over to look at your alarm clock, and you’ve only slept for a few hours. So what do you do? Maybe you reach for your phone, maybe you turn on a light to read…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Catch me if you can: The 10 fastest road cars of 2016
A lot of cars have been launched in 2016, from practical new hatchbacks to ground-hugging hypercars with tight links to the world of Formula 1. At the top of this year’s class sit these ten cars, the ten fastest road cars to be launched. From ornate Dutch supercars to brutish British four-doors,…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Humans took up tools and settled into arid Australia much earlier than previously thought
Australia’s aboriginals are believed to be the world’s oldest continuing civilization, having crossed from Africa more than 50,000 years ago. It was thought, however, that around 10,000 years passed before they took up more sophisticated tools and settled into the country’s harsh arid interior,…
CNET News.com
Nissan e-Power to use gas to charge the battery, not turn the wheels – Roadshow
Its new e-Power drivetrain is a hybrid system unlike most others.
CNET News.com
In the eye of the beholder: The most out-there car designs at SEMA – Roadshow
We’d break the site if we tried to put every single wacky car, truck or bike design in this gallery, so we hand-picked some of our favorites from the aftermarket show here in Vegas.
SlashGear
Audi gives its R8 supercar laser vision
There’s little that can’t be improved with lasers, and Audi’s 2017 R8 V10 plus exclusive is no different, the first car in the US to bear laser headlights. Set to be revealed at the LA Auto Show 2016 in just a couple of weeks time, the V10 coupe is the first of the automaker’s production cars to incorporate…
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Top 5 best videoconferencing services of 2016
Video is a great way to enhance communications across a business with colleagues and clients. And adopting more videoconferencing can save your business money. According to research from LyteSpark, businesses across the UK could save (on average) £27,000 per year (around $33,000, AU$43,000) on business…
Mashable
Mom breaks down in tears with daughter after voting for Hillary
Early voting has started, which means voters nationwide are starting to get emotional. The feels hit Vickie Wilkinson, 60, of Bozeman, Montana, all at once. After casting her ballot for Hillary Clinton, she promptly started crying tears of joy. SEE ALSO: Hillary Clinton takes on hard-hitting questions…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Open-source plastic recycling machine plans allow anyone to convert waste into new products
Take one of the world’s most accessible waste products, plastic, and turn it into a resource with a Precious Plastic V2.0 setup.
Mises Institute
Will China Trigger the Next Global Recession?
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssGlobal EconomyBusiness CyclesWill China Trigger the Next Global Recession? 0 Views China’s debt growth rate has become the focus of some discussions and, fair enough, from comparing the outright levels, it may seem that China can collapse at any moment….
Mises Institute
Electing “the Right People” Won’t Fix Washington, DC
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssStrategyU.S. HistoryPolitical TheoryElecting “the Right People” Won’t Fix Washington, DC 0 Views The 2016 presidential circus isn’t over with yet, but no matter the result it has already proven to be a frustrating electoral season for libertarians. Both…
Lifehacker
Remains of the Day: Microsoft Launches a New Chatting and Collaboration Platform
Microsoft announced a new chat platform called Teams today. It will be integrated with Office 365 with an emphasis on work collaboration. In other words, it’s Microsoft’s Slack competitor. That and more in today’s news.Microsoft Teams is a “chat-based workspace” where you can hold group chats, work on…
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New Alzheimer’s Drug Clears Milestone in Human Clinical Trial
A brain plaque inhibitor developed by Merck is now being tested in larger studies for efficacy against the still unstoppable neurodegenerative disease — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Next Big Future
US Carrier system for landing planes repeatably is making progress after re-engineering but US Senate authorization could force re-certification for 130% cost overrun
The troubled General Atomics Advanced Arresting Gear program is doing well in its delayed testing program on land and on carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), the head of Naval Sea Systems Command told reporters on Wednesday.Last month, Naval Air Systems Command successfully landed an F/A-18E Super Hornet…
Next Big Future
US Army’s chief futurist says Russia will have surpassed the US in 3 key combat areas, reached parity in 6 and will behind in only one by 2030
“Our enemies have not remained static,” warns Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the Army’s charismatic chief futurist. One assessment says that Russia will have surpassed US forces in three of 10 key areas of combat by 2030, reached parity in six, and remain behind in only one. On the US side, the current M1 Abrams…
9to5Mac
PSA: Griffin BreakSafe brings MagSafe to the new MacBook Pros, but with limitations
A lot of noise has been made about Apple’s move away from MagSafe with the all-new MacBook Pros. Instead of MagSafe, the new machines feature four USB-C ports, all of which are capable of charging the machine. As Zac noted this afternoon, the ability to charge from either side of the machine with USB-C…
Lifehacker
Candied Nuts Give Boring Muffin Mix a Decadent Upgrade
Muffins are easier to make than you might think, and even if you grab a boxed mix from the store, you can give yours a little something special by mixing in some candied nuts. The end result is a normally plain muffin with a crunchy sweet treat in every bite. Whether you’re using a homemade or boxed…
Next Big Future
Boeing shows new concept for next generation US Air Force Fighter
Boeing is out with new concept art for the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation fighter jet, a sleek, tail-less design featuring conformal engine inlets and what looks like a manned cockpit.The tail-less airframe, thin swept wings and conformal shaping suggest a stealthy, penetrating aircraft that may be…
BBC News – World
Obama: Controversial Dakota pipeline could be re-routed
US President Barack Obama says a controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota could be re-routed.
FiveThirtyEight
Trump’s Chance Of Victory Has Doubled In The Last Two Weeks
You’re reading Back of the Envelope, an experiment that aims to bring shorter, quicker content to FiveThirtyEight.In this Election Update video, FiveThirtyEight Editor in Chief Nate Silver considers what impact Hillary Clinton’s latest email news is having on the polls, and he notes what data he most…
FiveThirtyEight
Most Voters Haven’t Changed Their Minds All Year
For many Americans, and not a few journalists, this election can’t end soon enough. Fifty-nine percent of Americans reported that they were “exhausted” by election coverage — and that was in early summer. Since then, those following the campaign have been drinking from a fire hose of election news: the…
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Watch a Physicist Explain How to Make ‘Bulletproof Custard’
Cornstarch and Water Bonding – Cool Science Experiment | Mocomi Kids GIF: MocomiKids/YouTubeHave you ever mixed cornstarch and water? They make a bizarre type of goo. When combined at the right ratio, the mixture can flow like water—but when you press it with your finger, it feels solid, and might even…
Archinect – News
Miami’s new ‘The Towers by Foster + Partners’ slated to be tallest in the city
While available imagery of the design is currently limited to the above, Foster + Partners promises its twinning towers for Miami will create an “engaging public realm” at the ground level by relegating parking to beneath- and above-ground structures, the latter of which will be wrapped with retail and…
Ars Technica
Using the Universe to calculate the mass of a dark matter candidate
Enlarge / No, not that axion. This year, the Large Hadron Collider has produced more than 10 times the data that it generated in the previous year’s run. While most of that hasn’t been analyzed yet, none of the data looked at so far contains an obvious sign of one of the Universe’s big mysteries:…
The Verge – All Posts
The pros and cons of having a ridiculous bejeweled phone case
Many months ago I looked at a photo with Circuit Breaker editor Paul Miller and we agreed that the photo was beautiful. Here’s the photo: It’s beautiful not just because Lana Del Rey is in it and she has an extremely good manicure, but because it’s the perfect bathroom selfie. It’s humanizing,…
Mashable
A new experiment could sniff out signs of alien life on Mars and beyond
A new tool developed by the military could eventually help sniff out life on Mars or other places in the solar system. The prototype instrument — called the Bio-Indicator Lidar Instrument (BILI for short) — probably won’t fly to space anytime soon, but if it does, it could be used to detect biosignatures…
Discover Magazine
Celebrating the citizen in citizen science
I believe that citizen science is about citizenship as well as science. By this, I don’t mean citizenship in a specific country, but in a larger community. As a citizen scientist focusing on the natural world, I become a better citizen of that world—the world of tree frogs, say, or hummingbirds or dragonflies….
DudeIWantThat.com
Executive Drop Mic
Doooshhh! The sound of a mic drop. Or rather, the sound you make with your mouth when you mime a mic drop. Or maybe, the sound a mic makes when you do an actual mic drop, followed immediately by D’oh!, the sound you make with your mouth when you find out you now owe the sound guy $400 for the broken…
TechCrunch
Self-healing electric ink refuses to die when cut
 Some clever researchers — perhaps too clever — have created a printable, self-healing conductive material that repeatedly fixes itself after being snipped in half. Perhaps this will lead to cut-resistant hunter-killer robots, but more likely it’ll just be used for smart jeans. Read More
Mashable
Facebook’s mobile business is bigger than ever
There’s a good reason why Facebook’s mobile business is bigger than ever. The majority of Facebook’s users now access the social network exclusively on a mobile device, Facebook announced as part of its third quarter earnings.  SEE ALSO: Facebook’s Wall Street fairy tale is coming to an end Of its…
Digital Trends
Pocket-sized possibilities: Researchers build tiny drone that weighs 2.5 grams
A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science have built the world’s smallest self-powered controllable flying drone. Named Piccolissimo — after the Italian word for pocket-sized or tiniest — the smallest robot the team built weighs 2.5 grams and…
Next Big Future
Boom Supersonic will be flying a supersonic demonstrator late in 2017 to eventually make efficient and affordable 45 passenger mach 2.2 supersonic commercial jet
The Boom Suepersonic XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator is their first step toward routine supersonic flight. “Baby Boom,” as we like to call her, is the world’s first independently developed supersonic jet and the fastest civil aircraft ever made. XB-1 will flight prove the key technologies for practical…
RT – Daily news
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 fueling plan alarms NASA advisory panel – report
A NASA advisory panel has reportedly sounded the alarm over SpaceX’s unique and contrarian fueling process which involves people on board. With the recent Falcon 9 launch pad explosion, NASA is concerned, SpaceX orbit missions would risk lives already at takeoff. Read Full Article at RT.com
CNET News.com
Don’t forget your phone on Election Day — you may need it – CNET
No, not for selfies but for research, which many of us are still doing when filling out the ballot.
Ars Technica
Android for Work’s demo mode lets mere mortals try out the service
Android for Work—Google’s enterprise-focused dual-persona mode for Android—is a great solution for BYODers that need to keep work and personal data separate. Enable it and Android leverages the multi-user framework to you give your work and…
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NASA celebrates 16 years of space living with ISS GIFs
On November 2, 2011, Expedition 1 commander William Shepherd and cosmonauts Sergei Krikalev and Yuri Gidzenko appeared on camera to celebrate the first long-duration stay on the International Space Station (ISS). 16 years later, NASA is commemorating that event with the best way to celebrate anything…
HiConsumption
Sinister Electric Cafe Racer
An electric cafe racer that throws safety by the wayside for the sake of design.
Digital Trends
WeMo vulnerability reminds us that IoT security needs to be taken seriously
A hot topic in the Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace in the past year has been the security of these new home ecosystems, with many being concerned about hackers gaining access to their homes in ways unforeseen by IoT manufacturers. Those fears, to an extent, have been found accurate. It was recently…
Next Big Future
Aerion partnered with Airbus on supersonic businsess jet will break ground on construction in 2018 and fly full sized plane 2021
Aerion Corporation is an American aircraft manufacturer based in Reno, Nevada. They are developing 8-12 passenger AS2 supersonic business jet, with key engineering support provided by the Airbus Group. Aerion has set a target to achieve FAA certification in 2021 and enter service in 2023The AS2 will…
TechSpot
Netflix is “looking at” offline viewing option (but don’t get too excited)
Netflix Director of Corporate Communications Cliff Edward said less than two years ago that offline viewing was “never going to happen.” Neil Hunt, chief product officer at Netflix, admitted in September 2015 that offline viewing was something that lots of people ask for but more or less said people…
Slashdot
Nearly 9 Out of 10 Smartphones Shipped Run On Android
An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNET: Google’s Android operating system was the big winner in a big time for worldwide phone shipments, market researcher Strategy Analytics reported Wednesday. Android captured 88 percent of all smartphone shipped in the third quarter of 2016, a period that also…
Gizmodo
Shipping Industry Will Regulate Emissions In, Uh, Seven Years Maybe
Heightened environmental awareness is touching all transportation industries, setting down new regulations and new emissions standards. Even the shipping industry, although it’s eyeing 2023 as a potential new strategy adoption date. Which is seven years from now. Which is a long time.Read more…
CNET News.com
Judge upholds California ban on voters taking selfies of ballot – CNET
Law is upheld despite ACLU claiming state’s ban on taking selfies at the ballot box violates freedom of speech.
Acquire
Lexus reveals the first customized LC 500
Now if they could just release the damn thing already.Photo: LexusLexus is turning a lot of heads with the new LC 500 coupe and at this year’s SEMA they’re debuting the car’s first customized build. Created by Gordon Ting/Beyond Marketing, the new racing-inspired LC gets an even more aggressive look…
Computerworld
Cisco puts Spark at the heart of enterprise work
The closely watched launch on Wednesday of Microsoft’s Teams, a rival to chat platforms Slack and HipChat, shows how important this kind of collaboration is for any company that wants to dominate workday life. Cisco Systems is no exception.On Tuesday at Cisco’s conference for channel partners, the company…
Computerworld
IBM engineer sees AR trumping VR for data visualization
When it comes to enterprise data visualization, IBM Software Engineer Rosstin Murphy thinks augmented reality trumps virtual reality. In his view, VR’s “transportational” nature makes it less suited to business applications. “It takes you and it sends you to the moon, or to outer space or to or an…
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What’s at stake for US immigrants?
How will the US will deal with undocumented immigrants living and working in the country?
Slashdot
Study Finds That Athletes Perform Better When Reminded of Their Impending Death
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Basketball players that were grimly reminded of their own inevitable demise before playing took more shots and scored more points in a study published in an upcoming issue of Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. The researchers behind the experiments…
TechCrunch
Harnessing mobile technologies will help the next generation vote
 With one of the most controversial and important presidential elections in our country’s history –- of which issues important to diverse communities are especially front and center –- it’s imperative we encourage millennials to vote. It is safe to say either their participation or inaction will shape…
BBC News – World
Sydney police arrest two in anti-terror raid
Police in Sydney arrest two men on suspicion of breaking Australia’s foreign fighter laws.
ReadWrite
Welcome to yet another IoT platform
You’re probably thinking “Really?!? Don’t we already have enough?” And you’d be right. The last count I heard was there are over 125 IoT platforms in the industry. Doesn’t IoT have enough problems reaching maturity without more platforms muddying the waters? That’s not the worst of it, though. If you’re…
Mashable
This one chart shows the impending doom that is holiday music
Brace yourselves, Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas is You” has already been unleashed across the world. It feels like there used to be this nice gap of a few holiday-less weeks between Halloween and Thanksgiving. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, used to mark the annual start of the…
Acquire
New Balance embraces 3D printing with MS066
The limited edition sneaker features a 3D printed midsole.Photo: New BalanceDesigned by the New Balance Lifestyle Design Studio in Tokyo, Japan, the MS066 reinterprets the 990 silhouette into a modern sneaker design complete with a double-layered, no-seam garment upper and a 3D-printed midsole. The MS066…
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Samsung offers upgraded 10nm chip production for clients
Samsung has showcased its third-generation 10-nanometer production process to potential clients and will offer process design kits in the second quarter of next year.
Latest news
Xero’s 48 percent revenue jump overshadowed by NZ$43.9m H1 loss
New Zealand’s Xero has recorded a NZ$43.9 million loss on revenue of NZ$137 million for H1.
Latest news
Foxtel launches fibre-to-the-premises NBN service
Saying the NBN was ‘purpose built for entertainment’, Foxtel is now offering broadband services to customers living within the FttP footprint nationwide.
Latest news
Productivity Commission wants to hear why governments shouldn’t have your data
Amid its recommendations for an overhaul in how data is collected and handled in Australia, the Productivity Commission has said there is not widespread concern with handing data over to governments.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Apple patent reveals carbon nanotubes could give iPhones the bends
Flip phones may have died out with MySpace, but if technology in a patent awarded to Apple this week eventuates into a commercial product, a future version of the iPhone may just bring them back. The document describes a system that uses carbon nanotubes for signal paths in a flexible printed…
RT – Daily news
US premature birth rates increase for 1st time in nearly a decade
Pregnancy is the US is becoming increasingly risky. For the first time in eight years, the rate of premature births has increased, from 9.57 percent to 9.63 percent. That number is even worse for racial minorities who face a higher risk of early labor. Read Full Article at RT.com
ReadWrite
U.S. backs research into smart shirts for emergency responders
The U.S. government is funding an Internet of Things (IoT) project that is developing sensor-based smart shirts for first responders. Fed Tech Magazine reports that the Department of Homeland Security is bankrolling research into wearables that can track the health of firefighters and other emergency…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
guerilla architects’ ‘der stadt:symbiont’ is a co-working space inside a caravan
working ‘between the lines’ of laws and parking regulations, the team has developed a guide for long-lasting and cost-efficient working spaces. The post guerilla architects’ ‘der stadt:symbiont’ is a co-working space inside a caravan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
RT – Daily news
Potayto, potahto: Controversial new ‘anti-famine’ GMO potato strains approved
The US Department of Agriculture has given its seal of approval to two new strains of genetically engineered potatoes. By using double stranded RNA, the potatoes have been engineered to resist the pathogen responsible for the Irish potato famine. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Quadsaw drill attachment cuts perfect square holes in walls
One clever tool can turn a fiddly, annoying job into a breeze – and the Quadsaw is such a solution for cutting square or rectangular holes in plaster walls. It’s only got one job, but it does it well… Continue Reading Quadsaw drill attachment cuts perfect square holes in walls Category:…
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Device Lets Cancer Patients Assist in their Own Breast Reconstruction, at Home
A needleless, remote-controlled device for tissue expansion is awaiting FDA approval.
The Next Web
Amazon Prime Video will be way cheaper than Netflix in India
Amazon is gearing up to launch its Prime Video streaming service in India, and it looks like the company might have a couple of handy tricks up its sleeve to take the fight to Netflix in the country. For starters, it’s going to be a lot cheaper: Amazon India told Mashable that Prime subscribers will…
RT – Daily news
Blair went ‘beyond the facts’ & damaged UK politics when advocating for Iraq invasion – Chilcot
Former British PM Tony Blair resorted to rhetoric unsupported by any compelling evidence when he promoted the Iraq invasion to his cabinet and the British people, eroding public trust and inflicting long-term damage on UK politics, Sir John Chilcot said. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gear Patrol
How to Make Your Suit Look Better
Know what’s possible, and what to ask of your tailor. …Read More »
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The Best Ski Tracking Apps and Wearables of 2016
Track your speed. Track your altitude. Keep every skier in the group connected. …Read More »
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Is This New GPS for Bikes Better Than Google Maps?
As easy as switching gears. …Read More »
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For Aspiring Racers, CXC Simulators Blur the Lines of Reality
As video games and simulation advance, their tech can be used for more than just games. …Read More »
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Conquer Winter with the Year’s Best Snowshoes
Glide effortlessly over several-foot-deep powder. …Read More »
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What It Takes to Be a Professional Athlete
Athletes give us so much more than just entertainment. …Read More »
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The Sports & Outdoors News You Missed This Week
Cold weather is just around the corner. It’s tempting to ride out the winter indoors, but you shouldn’t. …Read More »
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5 Keychains to Up Your EDC Game
The right keychain can play a crucial role in your arsenal. So make it a good one. …Read More »
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The Como Audio Solo Is the Perfect Speaker for Spotify Users and Radio Lovers
A first look at the Como Audio Solo, a smart speaker from the guy who brought you Tivoli radios. …Read More »
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Bacteria nanospheres may help camouflage tiny crustaceans
Living coating appears to hide transparent creatures from predators
Newswise: SciNews
Can Radioactive Waste Be Immobilized in Glass for Millions of Years?
How do you handle nuclear waste that will be radioactive for millions of years, keeping it from harming people and the environment? It isn’t easy, but Rutgers researcher Ashutosh Goel has discovered ways to immobilize such waste – the offshoot of decades of nuclear weapons production – in glass and ceramics.
Digital Trends
Uber’s redesigned app is more about the journey than the destination
Uber, the internet startup worth tens of billions of dollars, has its fingers in countless pies. It’s developing a fleet of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, a few of which have already hit public roads and driven Uber users. It’s investing in a budding subsidiary, Uber Eats, that delivers food from restaurants…
Mises Institute
Government Pension Plans Are Headed for Disaster
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssTaxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryGovernment Pension Plans Are Headed for Disaster 0 Views The combined debt held by U.S. public pension plans will top $1.7 trillion next year, according to a just-released report from Moody’s Investors Services.This…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Central Italy struck by another earthquake
A strong earthquake hit the same area of central Italy on Thursday that has already been battered by a spate of recent tremors, but there were no reports of casualties or further serious damage.
Mashable
Researchers found the oldest known Aboriginal settlement during a toilet stop
The oldest known proof of Aboriginal settlement in ancient Australia was stumbled upon accidentally after a car full of researchers pulled over for a toilet break.  Known as Warratyi by the Adnyamathanha people of the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, a rock shelter was found to contain artifacts…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
New 3D-printed magnets work better than traditional versions, with zero waste
There is virtually no limit to the items that can be produced with 3D-printing technology these days, and now researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have used it to create a better magnet that happens to help protect the environment. The new 3D-printed magnet…
Next Big Future
TedX talk making the case for orbital space colonization and speaker made the most detailed space colony simulator ever
Where will the best real estate outside of Earth be? In this fascinating talk, The building of the most accurate space colony simulator examines the evidence that “we can do better than Mars.”Joe Strout’s programming career began at a young age, writing articles for “Nibble” magazine in high school….
Gear Patrol
Deals of Note: November 3, 2016
How to save on a Vans denim shirt, a SanDisk USB drive and a prAna yoga mat. …Read More »
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Today in Gear: November 3, 2016
A set of luxury dumbbells, customizable boots, handmade earbuds and much more. …Read More »
Jetson Green
Gorgeous and Light-Filled Passive House
Passive homes are often criticized for being more about satisfying rigid and strict guidelines than about being a home to somebody. But thankfully, that is starting to change in recent times, as is clearly demonstrated by the so-called Tigh na Croit house recently built in Scotland. Just looking at…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
The first ship designed to take autonomous operations offshore
More and more autonomous boats are taking to the water, with the Royal Navy’s surveillance craft tested in the Thames, Roboats roaming Amsterdam’s canals, and the Solar Voyager’s (unfortunately unsuccessful) attempt at crossing the Atlantic. Now the UK’s Automated Ships Ltd and Norway’s Kongsberg…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
‘Fate of US in voters’ hands’, Obama warns as White House race tightens
The fate of American democracy is in voters’ hands, President Barack Obama warned Wednesday, as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s battle for the White House went down to the wire.
BBC News – World
At least 17 die in Karachi train crash in Pakistan
Two trains collide in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, killing at least 17 people.
Mashable
Twitter MD for South East Asia and MENA Parminder Singh quits
Amid Twitter’s restructuring and global layoffs, more senior executives continue to leave the company.  SEE ALSO: Twitter will cut 350 employees as part of its path to profitability Barely two days after Twitter’s India head Rishi Jaitly announced he is leaving Twitter, Parminder Singh, Twitter’s managing…
ArchDaily
Institute of Science and Innovation for Bio-Sustainability / Cláudio Vilarinho
© João Morgado Architects: Cláudio Vilarinho Location: Azurém, Portugal Area: 2200.0 sqm Project Year: 2015 Photographs: João Morgado Collaborators: Carine Pimenta, Catarina…
BBC News – World
S Korea scandal: Former aide to president detained
A former aide to South Korea’s president is held amid investigations into influence peddling.
Engadget RSS Feed
Uber facing $5 million suit from Bay area’s oldest cab company
Another party is suing Uber over the ride-hailing service’s business practices. This time it’s San Francisco’s Flywheel, the taxi company formerly known as DeSoto Cab, also known as SF’s oldest taxi company. To the tune of a $5 million-plus federal s…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Chevy paints a fuller picture of the Colorado ZH2 fuel cell truck
When it introduced the ZH2 fuel cell truck a month ago, Chevy dazzled the world with pictures of its impressive Colorado reconstruction, but it withheld most of the juicy details – power, torque, full dimensions, performance figures, etc. That wasn’t because the information was top secret truth…
Newswise: SciNews
How the Chicken Crossed the Red Sea
The discarded bone of a chicken leg,  still etched with teeth marks from a dinner thousands of years ago, provides some of the oldest known physical evidence for the introduction of domesticated chickens to the continent of Africa, research from Washington University in St. Louis has confirmed.Based…
Newswise: SciNews
Major Family of Gene-Regulating Proteins Has Drug-Sized Pocket
An entire class of proteins called transcription factors has largely been ignored by the pharmaceutical industry because it’s difficult to design and screen drugs against them. But a new study from scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute suggests that a key group of transcription…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Niger arrests 38 after deadly herder clashes
Niamey (AFP) Nov 2, 2016 Niger has arrested 38 suspects over the deaths of 18 people who were killed in clashes between cattle herders and farmers, a police source said on Wednesday. The clashes near Bangui, a community in the western Tahoua region, were sparked on Tuesday morning after a herd…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Lottery of misery: Bleak choices for North Korea’s women
Hong Kong (AFP) Nov 3, 2016 Stay and endure a life of privation and oppression or escape and risk being sold into sexual slavery: this is the stark choice facing many women in North Korean, bestselling author and activist Hyeonseo Lee warns. The daughter of a military official, she is not your…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
UK govt loses High Court case on air pollution
London (AFP) Nov 2, 2016 Environmental campaigners in Britain won a High Court legal battle on Wednesday over the government’s failure to tackle air pollution to meet European standards. The ClientEarth non-governmental organisation (NGO) argued that Britain’s environment minister had failed…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Scientists calculate carbon footprint of breakfast, lunch and dinner
Melbourne (UPI) Nov 2, 2016 “Local” and “sustainable” are just a couple of the buzzwords thrown around by trendy new restaurants, signifiers of an eatery’s commitment to quality and environmental ethics. But the environmental impact of what’s on the plate at a three-star bistro isn’t just a matter…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
One year on, Brazilian mine tragedy wounds still raw
Bento Rodrigues, Brazil (AFP) Nov 2, 2016 In the ravaged Brazilian valley where a giant mining waste dam burst, killing 19 people and spewing pollution, an incongruous sight pops up: billboards with a grinning workman and the slogan “communicate positively.” The boards stand in swirling dust…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
ChemChina extends Syngenta offer after EU launches probe
Zurich (AFP) Nov 1, 2016 China’s state-owned chemical corporation (ChemChina) said Tuesday that it had extended its $43 billion offer for Swiss seed giant Syngenta until January 5, after EU regulators announced they would probe the deal. The massive takeover would be the biggest in a recent…
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Aid workers ‘brace for worst’ from Mosul battle
Gogjali, Iraq (AFP) Nov 2, 2016 More than one million civilians in Mosul are in grave danger and aid workers are “bracing for the worst”, a relief group said Wednesday, after Iraqi forces reached the jihadist-held city. Just over two weeks into the offensive to retake the last Iraqi city under…
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Coral-algae partnership is more than 210 million years old
Princeton, N.J. (UPI) Nov 2, 2016 Coral get their color from algae, which attracts biodiversity and a healthy ecosystem. They also get nutrients. In return, coral offer shelter, protection from predators. It is a partnership – according to new research published in the journal Science Advances…
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Chemical analysis demonstrates communal nesting in dinosaurs
Salt Lake City UT (SPX) Nov 03, 2016 The reproductive behaviors of birds are some of their most conspicuous and endearing qualities. From the colorful mating display of some birds, like peacocks, to the building of nests by nearly all birds, these are the characters we use to define birds and make…
Physics News
Nanosensors on the alert for terrorist threats
Scientists from the Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ICP RAS) and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have demonstrated that sensors …
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JILA team spots elusive intermediate compound in atmospheric chemistry
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 02, 2016 JILA physicists and colleagues have identified a long-missing piece in the puzzle of exactly how fossil fuel combustion contributes to air pollution and a warming climate. Performing chemistry experiments in a new way, they observed a key molecule that appears briefly…
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China “well prepared” to launch Chang’e-5 lunar probe in 2017: top scientist
Tianjin (XNA) Nov 02, 2016 China is well prepared to launch the Chang’e-5 lunar probe in 2017 to collect and bring back moon rock samples for scientific research, a leading Chinese scientist said Sunday. Chief Scientist of China’s Lunar Exploration Project Ouyang Ziyuan told reporters in northern…
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Enabling direct carbon capture
Thuwal, Saudi Arabia (SPX) Nov 01, 2016 Carbon dioxide capture is a high-profile area of chemical research offering a direct approach to tackling the rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide. This greenhouse gas is largely blamed for global warming and climate change. Professor Mohamed Eddaoudi,…
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Did Early Earth Spin On Its Side
Mountain View CA (SPX) Nov 02, 2016 New theoretical modeling of the ancient history of the Earth and the Moon suggests that the giant collision that spawned our natural satellite may have left Earth spinning very fast, and with its spin axis highly tilted. Computer simulations of what followed…
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What happens to a pathogenic fungus grown in space?
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 02, 2016 A new study, published this week in mSphere, provides evidence that Aspergillus fumigatus, a significant opportunistic fungal threat to human health, grows and behaves similarly on the International Space Station compared with earth. The study provides important…
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Home is Where the Astronaut Is
Houston TX (SPX) Nov 02, 2016 The International Space Station serves as home, office and recreation room for astronauts. They share this confined space far above the Earth with crew members from different countries and cultures for as long as six months or more. At the same time, maintaining individual…
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NASA and NOAA Celebrate Five-Year Anniversary of Suomi NPP Launch
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Nov 02, 2016 After five years in space, the NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) mission continues to contribute significant advances in severe weather prediction and environmental monitoring leading to better forecasts and situational awareness for the…
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Modeling the vertebrate invasion of land
Salt Lake City UT (SPX) Nov 01, 2016 Early tetrapods, such as Ichthyostega, moved onto land from aquatic environments over 350 million years ago. Skeletal anatomy demonstrates that the front and hind limbs of these early tetrapods correspond to the pectoral and pelvic fins of fishes. Much study has…
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ISRO’s World record bid: Launching 83 satellites on single rocket
New Delhi (IANS) Nov 02, 2016 Indian space agency ISRO is aiming for a world record by putting into orbit 83 satellites, two Indian and 81 foreign, on a single rocket in early 2017, a top official of Antrix Corporation said. He said the company’s order book stands at Rs 500 crore while negotiations…
Next Big Future
Silicon Valley Airbus wants to create VTOL prototype by 2017 with commercialization by 2020 and eventual volumes 100 times more than helicopters
The Silicon Valley outpost of Airbus Group aims to redefine the future of flight. The mission A³ is to build the future of flight now, by disrupting Airbus Group and its competitors before someone else does.Project Vahana started in early 2016 as one of the first projects at A³ (pronounced “A-cubed”),…
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DNA clues to how chipmunk earned its stripes
New research suggests chipmunks and a type of mouse evolved stripes early in their evolution, which may have given them an advantage in outwitting predators.
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World’s Largest Space Telescope Is Complete, Expected To Launch In 2018
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Space.com: After more than 20 years of construction, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is complete and, following in-depth testing, the largest-ever space telescope is expected to launch within two years, NASA officials announced today (Nov. 2). NASA Administrator…
Brain Pickings
The Women Who Made New York: Restoring the Rightful Ratio of Remembrance
From artists to activists, an homage to the unheralded hands and hearts who built one of humanity’s most iconic cities. “Names perpetuate the gendering of New York City,” Rebecca Solnit wrote in introducing her magnificent remapping of the NYC subway with stops named after notable women. “Almost every…
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WA banks on its warm climate to become APAC innovation launching pad
The Western Australian government has published its Innovation Strategy, hoping to use its AU$5 million annual innovation fund and its ‘wondrous natural environment’ to draw talent to Australia’s largest state.
Digital Trends
Worried you’re not earning enough? LinkedIn is here to help
LinkedIn is tapping into its data to bring you deeper insights in regards to how much money you should be making. LinkedIn Salary is the business-oriented social network’s new tool that provides detailed information on the factors that impact your salary — from location to experience. However, there…
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Shanghai skyscraper wins first American Architecture Prize
The twisting Shanghai Tower by international firm Gensler has scooped the top award of the inaugural annual American Architecture Prize. Read more
Dezeen
Perforated green cladding wraps university science institute by Cláudio Vilarinho
Irregularly shaped perforations in the pale green facades of this new university research institute in Portugal are inspired by the tubular molecules that form solar panels. Read more
Dezeen
New Contour Compression activewear comes with built-in sports tape
A new sportswear brand is making garments with panels of woven fabric that mimic the effects of pain-relieving kinesiology tape. Read more
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Conservationist’s Plan Balanced Wildlife, Human Interests
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Famous ‘Four-Legged Snake’ May Really Be Dino-Era Lizard
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He Collected 12,000 Road Maps—Now We’re Discovering Their Secrets
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‘Afghan Girl’ Sharbat Gula Denied Bail, Reported Ill
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Two-Headed Sharks Keep Popping Up—No One Knows Why
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11.11 single day Top 5 most wanted automotive accessories
11.11 Single Day Top 5 Most Wanted Automotive Gears                            (More discount with coupon code for all automotive accessories: CAR18OFF)Double 11 is closing in making attractive prices more attractive. Make sure to find what you need at even lower prices. A great amount of sales are going to take place on this day throughout all the categories. It will be difficult to not find something you have been looking for. Want to shop all the great deals on 11.11 GearbestHead over to Gearbest to find the right bargain for you, or continue reading to see our hand-picked guide to best deals.Now let’s get to it, here are the 5 top most wanted car tech gadgets, just for you. Take advantage of 11.11 specific deals, as well as already-low prices. 1.  VIOFO A119 1440P 160 Degree Wide Angle Car DVRThis…
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ISIS leader threatens attacks in Turkey & Saudi Arabia; confident Mosul will not fall
Islamic State’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who is reportedly hiding out in the besieged city of Mosul, released his first message since 2015, urging followers to wage all-out war and take the fighting into Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Facebook quarterly profit soars, lifted by mobile ads (Update)
Facebook on Wednesday delivered another blockbuster earnings performance, showing solid growth in mobile ad revenues as the social network expands into new services.
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New Battle of Midway pits military history against wildlife
MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP)—The Battle of Midway was a major turning point in World War II’s Pacific theater. The remote atoll where thousands died is now a delicate sanctuary for millions of seabirds, and a new battle is pitting preservation of its vaunted military history against…
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Debate about croc numbers reignited in Australia
Saltwater crocodile numbers have exploded in northern Australia since being declared a protected species, and a spate of recent attacks has reignited debate about controlling them.
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Australia’s ‘dirtiest’ power station to close
One of Australia’s dirtiest power plants will be shuttered, its owner said Thursday, in a move hailed by environmentalists.
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Kremlin makeover exposes mediaeval mysteries
Descending into the basement of the 1930s-era Kremlin administration building is an eerie experience: the corridors are still lined with brown Soviet tiles and walls bear remnants of secret communication wires.
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Magnetic ink brings printable and self-healing electronics together
Engineers from the University of California, San Diego have brought together a couple of nascent technologies that could result in inexpensive and long-lasting electronic devices. The team created a magnetic ink that can print a variety of self-healing components… Continue Reading Magnetic…
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Mimicking nature turns sewage into biocrude oil in minutes
Biofuels are often touted as an alternative to fossil fuels, but many depend on raw materials that would quickly become scarce if production were scaled up. As an alternative to these alternatives, the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has found a way to…
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Brickbat: Squirelly
The state of Colorado has shut down the Squirrel Creek Wildlife Rescue and charged owner Kendall Seifert with 21 criminal counts including keeping rescued animals for too long and putting them on display. But Seifert says the state is really coming at him because he operates a swinger’s club adjacent…
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Telstra tests Cat-M1 4G modem with Ericsson, Qualcomm across 700MHz
Ericsson, Telstra, and Qualcomm have successfully tested a Cat-M1 4G modem designed specifically for low-power, low-cost IoT use cases.
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GRAPES-3 indicates a crack in Earth’s magnetic shield
The GRAPES-3 muon telescope, the largest and most sensitive cosmic ray monitor recorded a burst of galactic cosmic rays that indicated a crack in the Earth’s magnetic shield. The burst occurred when a giant cloud of plasma ejected from the solar corona struck Earth at a very high speed causing massive…
New Scientist – Online news
We must do more to stop air strikes on Aleppo’s hospitals
The bombing of hospitals in rebel-held parts of the Syrian city is deepening a desperate health crisis, warns aid worker Pablo Marco
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Bees collect honeydew from bugs before spring blossoms arrive
In the absence of nectar, bees get by on the sweet secretions of other insects — but they still need flowers for their protein-laden pollen
BBC News – World
Mosul battle: ‘IS leader Baghdadi’ urges no retreat
The Islamic State group releases audio purportedly from its leader, urging no retreat from Mosul.
TechCrunch
Afrostream launches its video streaming service in 24 new countries
 As the name suggests, Afrostream is like Netflix for African, African-American, and Caribbean films and series. Backed by Y Combinator, the service is launching in many different countries today, mostly in Africa. And yet, Afrostream isn’t limited to Africa as many people around the world can enjoy…
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Hatching Dinosaur Egg Candle – Light will find a way
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Don’t F Up The Table Coasters
Don’t F Up The Table Coasters – It’s ok tell your guests how you really feel.
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Bill Murray can’t believe it either
Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together — mass hysteria! Bill Murray translation: Cubs win! Cubs win — Cubs win! Though Game 7 of this most improbable World Series in memory concluded in Cleveland, you bet your proton packs that Murray — as much a Cubs fan as he is a Ghostbuster — was there…
Digital Trends
Ford’s latest driver-assist tech can park your car, and watch your back
The number of driver-assist features on new cars seems to be increasing at an exponential rate. We may not have self-driving cars yet, but many of today’s cars can do quite a few things on their own, from checking blind spots to autonomously braking. Now Ford is piling on even more tech, with several…
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Études Record Overshirts
A little language lesson: an étude – French for “study” – is a short but difficult musical piece that is used to help musicians perfect a particular skill. I know this because we learned about them in 4th grade when I was an advanced recorder player (stop laughing). Études Studios is equally as advanced…
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3 Excellent DDR4 Memory Kits Under $100.00
DDR4 (Double Data Rate Fourth Generation) is the latest variant of memory in computing. Compared to DDR3, DDR4 can achieve higher clock speeds and efficiency, lower power consumption and reduced latency.
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Video: Prize in memory of slain French journalists awarded to Benin reporters
The winners of the third Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon Award were announced in a ceremony in Benin on Wednesday, three years after the murder of the two French journalists in Mali.
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5 photo accessories you should get this Black Friday
Black Friday is bound to bring some fantastic deals for those looking for a camera or lens at a knockdown price. But if you’ve already got your main kit sorted, don’t ignore this chance to pick up some bargains. Dig a little deeper, and beyond the dirt-cheap cameras and lenses you’ll find a ton of essential…
Cool Tools
Method Foaming Hand Wash dispenser
I have had the same pump bottle from Method Foaming Hand wash for about 4 years. Since the Method company sells refills of soap for their dispenser they make the dispenser in a way that will last. While they have great scents for their soap the real utility for me is to use Dr. Bonner’s Peppermint Soap…
RT – Daily news
Berlin police arrest ‘highly dangerous’ terror suspect
Berlin police say they have arrested a man suspected of being a member of a foreign terrorist organization. The man, reportedly a 27-year-old Syrian, has been described by the German media as “highly dangerous.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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Digital Life aims to make a 3D scan of every animal species on Earth
A recent study suggested that the total number of unique species that call Earth home may be as mind-bogglingly high as 1 trillion. Granted, the vast majority of those are microscopic organisms, but still, that number makes the Digital Life project’s goal, to make 3D scans of every kind of…
Discover Magazine
Human-caused global warming contributed strongly to record ‘snow drought’ across the westernmost U.S. in 2015
In the Northwest, an infamous feature called “The Blob” also contributed to snow-shriveling temps, but not so much in California Exceptionally high temperatures, partly resulting from humankind’s influence on the climate, was the primary cause of record-low snowpack — a “snow drought” — in the…
Mashable
NASA reveals why New Delhi is blanketed with deadly smog
The festival Diwali may have contributed to severe air pollution in India’s capital New Delhi, but a far more worrisome practice in the country could be its major cause. SEE ALSO: New Delhi continues to choke with polluted air after Diwali Four days after Diwali, Delhiites continue to grapple with…
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Chewbacca Slippers – Wookies for your tootsies
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Kylo Ren Lightsaber Night Light
Build your own Kylo Ren lightsaber wall lamp!
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Carbon-Eating Bacteria Could Be One Answer to Climate Change
The bacterium Clostridium thermocellum has garnered a lot of interest recently because of its ability to break down cellulose (a notoriously tough organic compound found in plants) into usable biofuels without added enzymes. While studying these useful properties, however, scientists at the U.S. Department…
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French health care: A much-loved universal system
Ranked among the best in the world, France’s health care system is the object of national pride and international fascination. Generous and universal, the public/private hybrid system ensures everybody, rich or poor, gets great health care for low prices. But is it sustainable in the long run?
Physics News
Saudis award water prize to 8 scientists
Saudi Arabia has awarded eight scientists the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
manuel chichorro creates multipurpose floatbag for spearfishermen
the product can be used to transport fishing material, store personal belongings and act as a safety buoy. The post manuel chichorro creates multipurpose floatbag for spearfishermen appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Computerworld
Infosys’ U.S. workforce is mostly South Asian and no accident, plaintiffs allege
The composition of Infosys’ U.S. workforce is too lopsided — overwhelmingly South Asian — to be an accident, allege the plaintiffs in a discrimination lawsuit. The plaintiffs, four IT workers from around the U.S., brought their discrimination lawsuit against the India-based IT services giant in…
BBC News – World
US election: The view from the Middle East
People at cafes in four different countries in the Middle East give their views on the US presidential election.
Fast Company
Can VistaJet Become The Uber Of Private Aviation?
It’s a tough industry to upend, but new companies are exploring ways to cater to high-end clients’ desire for personalized service. It’s a tough industry to upend, but new companies are exploring ways to cater to high-end clients’ desire for personalized service.For some heavy…
Modern Interior Design & Furniture – Decoist
20 Copper Backsplash Ideas that Add Glitter and Glam to Your Kitchen
Metallics are undeniably a hot trend in home design and they continued their stay in the ‘hot trends’ chart for a few seasons now. While brass and stainless steel definitely find more space in the modern kitchen, the warm allure of copper is not something to be ignored either. The last few years have…
Digital Trends
Amazon wants police offers to have a tiny ‘assistant drone’ on their shoulder
As Amazon presses on with its plan to one day send package-carrying drones on delivery runs to customers, a recently awarded patent has revealed it also has an idea to utilize its UAV technology in other ways. Described as an “unmanned aerial vehicle assistant,” the miniature quadcopter dreamed up by…
Cool Hunting
Buy: Carry-On Suitcase
Arlo Skye’s Carry-On suitcase is much more than just lightweight. Sophisticated and elegant with no detail ignored, the suitcase comes with a super-useful built-­in 10,050 mAh portable charger, which is hidden away under the handle so it doesn’t disrupt…… …
PCWorld
Hands-on: Using CrossOver Android to run Windows apps on a Chromebook
Switching from a Windows laptop to a Chromebook is possible only if you can live without any Windows programs.But Chrome OS’s newfound support for Android apps from the Google Play Store has opened up a loophole: A program from Codeweavers called CrossOver Android creates a Windows compatibility layer…
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The Morning After: Thursday November 3 2016
The past 24 hours of news here at Engadget was a heady mix of Pokémon Go bonuses, GIFs in space, Hulk Hogan and robot-selected wine. Definitely not just another Wednesday. We round it out with Facebook’s big success in mobile and why Russia is…
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Physicists create a high-strength material for the aerospace and engineering industries
A team of the Laboratory for Physics of High-Strength Crystals (Russia, Tomsk State University) has developed a new high-strength material based on iron to improve the quality of actuating mechanisms and sensors for mechanical engineering, aerospace, and other industries. The results of their study were…
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The hidden Louvre: A secret tour of the world famous museum
FRANCE 24 takes you on a secret behind the scenes tour of the Louvre museum without the crowds and umbrella-wielding tour guides! We take you on a private exploration of the history and workings of this stunning landmark. Over the course of eight centuries, it has evolved from a medieval fortress to…
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Eastern Shoshone Tribe in Wyoming marks return of buffalo
Members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe are marking the return of buffalo to their reservation in central Wyoming more than a century after the animals were wiped out.
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Study confirms that stellar novae are the main source of lithium in the universe
Lithium, the lightest solid element, is created during astrophysical phenomena, but its origin has been elusive. Recently, a group of researchers detected enormous quantities of beryllium-7, an unstable element that decays into lithium in 53.2 days, inside nova Sagittarii 2015 N.2, which suggests that…
The Next Web
Apple might introduce a bendable iPhone – but it’s a feature, not a bug
Back in 2015, Apple had a major problem on its hands when numerous customers cried out their iPhone 6 devices are bending. It turned out the issue – now known as #bendgate – affected only a very small fraction of phones and the Cupertino giant weathered the storm. Now it appears Apple could be in for…
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Prohibitionists Say Bogus Candy Scare Proves Legal Pot Endangers Trick-or-Treaters
The Drug Free America Foundation, which is fighting a medical marijuana initiative in Florida by warning that it will lead to cannabis candy in trick-or-treat bags, has latched onto a bogus report of such an incident in Illinois to show the threat is more than a figment of prohibitionists’ imaginations….
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Apple’s new MacBook Pros are its best-selling models yet despite price hike
There has been plenty of flak fired at Apple over the freshly revealed MacBook Pros, but this hasn’t stopped them selling, with the firm’s marketing guru coming out and stating that these models are the company’s fastest selling ever.Yes, despite a good deal of criticism – much of which has focused around…
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The Tesla Model 3 could feature an ice-melting solar roof
Elon Musk just announced that the already amazing and affordable Tesla Model 3 will feature the same photovoltaic glass technology as his recently unveiled solar roof system. The CEO dropped some huge hints during a conference call regarding Tesla’s merger with SolarCity, where he also described the…
Digital Trends
Savings in your pocket, nothing on your roof with nationwide solar program
You don’t need solar panels on your roof to support green energy and save on your utility bills. With Arcadia Power’s community solar program you can buy a solar panel in a project elsewhere in the country and get credit on your electric bill. Shaded roof or live in a rented apartment? No problem, anyone…
GearBest Blog
【11.11 GearBest’s Shopping Guide】The best-selling Electronic cigarette products of 2016
Dear friends,If you’re seeking electronic cigarette shopping advice, GearBest’s Annual Sales Reports are your best resource. Our Annual Sales Reports will give you honest buying advice that you can trust. Use our information to discover which products are most worthy to purchase. Thank you for your long-term…
Mashable
This tent could help millions of homeless people
A reversible tent that’s waterproof and provides insulation from extreme cold and heat is helping to tackle homelessness around the world in a sustainable way.   The product — ‘WeatherHYDE’ — is made by the NGO billionBricks who are currently raising funds on Kickstarter to provide 500 tents to family…
RT – Daily news
Egypt devalues currency to spur economy and meet IMF loan demand
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has devalued its currency by 48 percent and hiked interest rates by 300 basis points. The measures are part of the key IMF requirement in exchange for a $12 billion loan to overhaul Egypt’s struggling economy. Read Full Article at RT.com
How-To Geek
The Complete Guide to Improving Android Battery Life
Once upon a time, you had to really keep an eye on your Android phone to make sure the battery wasn’t being depleted immaturely. Manually toggling connections, constantly adjusting brightness, and the like are basically all things of the past now—but there are still things you can do to maximize your…
BBC News – World
Spanish Civil War: Majorca digs for lost victims
Majorca begins digging at a site where Nationalists shot prisoners during the Spanish Civil War.
GearBest Blog
Top Five lights and flashlight for Christmas Gift 【up to 70% off –11.11 @GearBest】
11.11 sale! The biggest and most crazy shopping festival on GearBest. It’s a ChineseStyle Cyber Monday Sale. You will meet massive and amazing discount deals whichare not seen before from all categories. Prepare yourself & catch them in time.                                                       …
RT – Daily news
Russian manufacturing activity back on track
October factory activity in Russia climbed the highest level in four years, pointing to signs of an economic recovery, according to a Markit Economics report. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Lisbon’s New Technology Museum Is a Fine Piece of Sci-Fi Architecture
On a sunny afternoon last month, droves of people lined up in an industrial waterfront area of Lisbon, Portugal. Hundreds of people were lined up at this UFO-like building, which faces the River Tagus. Some climbed up to its rooftop for a view of the city, while others rode their bike to the front glass…
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Sewage Plants Overlooked Source of CO2
Sewage and wastewater treatment plants are an overlooked source of fossil fuel-related CO2 emissions, study says   — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Nintendo Switch is rumored to be launching on March 17 next year
Beyond a vague ‘March 2017’ release date being mentioned by Nintendo, details have been thin about when we might finally be able to get our hands on the Nintendo Switch. However, according to a tweet by Laura Kate Dale, the Switch’s release date might end up being slap-bang in the middle of the month,…
Physics News
Scientists fabricate a new class of crystalline solid
Scientists at Lehigh University, in collaboration with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, have demonstrated the fabrication of what they call a new class of crystalline solid by using a …
CNET News.com
Pokemon Go’s new update gives you reason to play every day – CNET
You’ll score extra experience, stardust and items for catching Pokemon and visiting PokeStops each day.
Digital Trends
Automation service provider IFTTT unveils new ‘applets,’ extending functionality
If you are someone who likes automation and more importantly, easy automation, then chances are that you are at least familiar with the IF This, Then That (IFTTT) format even if you have not used it directly. The popular automation tool allows users to easily create automation ‘recipes’ that direct devices….
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Boosted tells skaters its latest electric board isn’t safe
One of the best electric skateboards on the market is suffering from battery problems. In a blog post, Boosted confirmed that its second-generation board has overheated on two separate occasions. In both instances, a lithium battery cell “vented” inside its fire-retardant enclosure — no-one was hurt,…
PCWorld
Mos Go review: A flawed battery pack
Note: The following is part of our roundup of USB-C battery packs. When I first opened the Mos Go battery pack, I pegged at as my top choice for a small, portable battery. I was so wrong.From the initial charge, connecting it directly to a USB-C cable and wall adapter without any extra equipment, I felt…
PCWorld
Kanex GoPower USB-C review: A battery pack that looks like Apple designed it
Note: The following is part of our roundup of USB-C battery packs. One of the most expensive devices we looked at is the Kanex GoPower USB-C Portable Battery ($100 on Amazon). This battery pack is meant for use with Apple’s smaller MacBook, but is fully compatible with any USB-C device.To justify its…
PCWorld
RAVPower 26800 review: A plentiful USB-C equipped pack with a number of ports
Note: The following is part of our roundup of USB-C battery packs. The RAVPower 26,800 mAh (99.16Wh) ($65 on Amazon) battery pack is sleek and unassuming. Four indicator lights just above the power button blink and flash blue as the device is charging or discharging.Four different ports adorn the front…
PCWorld
iVoler Type C Power Bank 10000 review: A sleek and portable pack for quick trips
Note: The following is part of our roundup of USB-C battery packs. If you’re looking for a smaller, less expensive battery pack, consider the iVoler 10,000mAh USB Type C Power Bank ($30 on Amazon). Designed with portability in mind, it’s easy to put in a backpack or even slip into a pocket (for…
PCWorld
Anker PowerCore+ 26800 review: A well-designed battery pack with plenty of capacity
Note: The following is part of our roundup of USB-C battery packs. The Anker name has slowly become synonymous with inexpensive smartphone accessories, more specifically battery packs and cables. Personally, I’ve owned a few over the years and have had no complaints. They’re typically well designed,…
PCWorld
Tronsmart Presto 12000 review: Its small size doesn’t offer the same performance as similar models
Note: The following is part of our roundup of USB-C battery packs. I was able to get my hands on the Tronsmart Presto 12000 Type C charger, despite the fact it seems to be discontinued. The company is now advertising the similarly-priced Tronsmart Presto 10400 ($26 on Amazon) in its place.A quick look…
PCWorld
Aukey 30000 PowerBank review: Don’t let its price or looks fool you, this battery pack does it all
Note: The following is part of our roundup of USB-C battery packs. The $46 Aukey 30000mAh Type-C Power Bank ($44.99 on Amazon) is a mixed experience. On the one hand, it offers true Quick Charge 3.0 support and a USC-C port. On the other, its giant 30,000mAh (111Wh) battery isn’t the most efficient….
PCWorld
ZeroLemon TouchJuice 30000 review: A rugged, ugly, yet fully capable battery pack
Note: The following is part of our roundup of USB-C battery packs. From the box it comes in to the power button on top of the pack, everything about the ZeroLemon ToughJuice ($80 on Amazon) screams “cheap.” I’m sorry, I can’t help but feel that way. However, my opinion of the pack was drastically changed…
ArchDaily
Jeanne Gang: “Without an Intellectual Construct Life is Boring”
Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 2014. Image © Hedrich Blessing. Photographer Steve Hall Jeanne Gang, the founder of Studio Gang Architects, has made a name for herself as a designer who can design both show-stopping skyscrapers and sensitive small-scale buildings….
SlashGear
Elgato Eve Motion wireless sensor with HomeKit tech turns things off for you
Elgato has unveiled its latest product called the Eve Motion. As the name suggests the Eve Motion is a wireless motion sensor that has HomeKit tech inside. It can be placed inside or outside the home and will automatically activate HomeKit Scenes and accessories. The Eve Motion is able to turn things…
Scientific American Content: Global
Italian Earthquakes Reshape Region
The tremors lowered area around the epicenter by more than two feet — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Scientific American Content: Global
In Search of Hidden Minds
Finding signs of consciousness among severely brain-injured patients is medically challenging—and morally imperative  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Lifehacker
The Most Common Money Schemes People Still Fall For
They say a sucker is born every minute, but shady businesses are good at convincing you you’re a genius, not a sucker, for giving them your money. Many of these outfits prey on people want to improve their finances, which adds insult to injury. You know to stay away from bogus IRS collectors and Nigerian…
BBC News – World
Pakistan accuses India of running Islamabad ‘spy ring’
Pakistan uncovers “a network of spies” working from India’s mission in Islamabad as ties worsen.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Brazilian official murdered as war against environmental activists heats up
In Brazil, the public murder of a local government official in Pará state has sparked renewed fear, as the war against stewards of the endangered Amazon rages on. Luiz Alberto Araújo, environment secretary on the city council of Altamira, was killed October 13 after being shot multiple times while sitting…
Discover Magazine
Want to perform better at sports? Just remember you’re going to die.
The Cleveland Indians’ performance in last night’s World Series game might have been improved by the findings of this study. Here, a group of psychology researchers found that reminders of death (e.g., an observer wearing a t-shirt with a skull and the words “death” on it) improved players’ performance…
SlashGear
Zotac VR Go backpack PC takes virtual reality gaming on the road
Zotac is mostly known for making small form factor PCs and video cards and it has a nice reputation in those categories. The company has launched something a bit different from what it is known for with a new VR system called the VR Go backpack PC. The machine is at its core a small form factor gaming…
inStash
Smell Like A Gentlemen Anytime & Anywhere With Swago
Shouldn’t a gentleman like yourself smell like a gentleman? If you’re not wearing Swago then you’re definitely not. Never heard of Swago? It’s a sophisticated scent contained … Read More
inStash
Hurry And Buy Yourself A Pair Of Air Jordan 4 Ginger Before Its Too Late
If you’re a sneaker head then you probably already own some Air Jordans — you just don’t own these Air Jordans. Dubbed the Air Jordan 4 Ginger, … Read More
inStash
Meet Light Rider, The World’s First 3D Printed Motorcycle
Did you know that 3D printing entire motorcycles is a thing now? Sure, we might be simplifying things just a little bit but it’s pretty much what … Read More
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Lebanon’s president names Saad Hariri new prime minister
Lebanon’s new Prime Minister Saad Hariri, the son of former billionaire premier Rafik Hariri, is a vociferous critic of Hezbollah and the Syrian regime which he blames for his father’s assassination.
Mashable
Facebook says 40 million people are now using Internet.org
Facebook’s Internet.org may not have had the smoothest of rides, but the initiative is slowly gaining traction. SEE ALSO: After banning Facebook’s Free Basics, India reopens the net neutrality debate During Facebook’s Q3 earnings call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Internet.org (more popularly known as…
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Lysol Disinfecting Wipes 3-Pack (240-Count) $7.62
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes 3-Pack (240-Count) $7.62
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Solar-powered Ex of In House in New York features all 3D-printed fixtures inside
The 918-square-foot house sits on a twenty-eight-acre forested site in Rhinebeck, New York, named “T2 reserve”-an experimental landscape slated to be subdivided into five different house plots. By intersecting spheres and tesseract trapezoids, the architects came up with a design that features dynamic…
MakeUseOf
No Internet? 10 Awesome Free Chrome Games to Play Offline
If you take your Chromebook on your commute, whether on a train, bus, or as a passenger in a car pool, pass the time with enjoyable games you can play offline. These free and fun Chrome game options will keep you entertained, challenged, and coming back for more. Action and Arcade Games 1. Tank Riders…
MakeUseOf
10 Tasty Netflix Documentaries for Foodies Everywhere
Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once said, “There is no sincerer love than the love of food”. For any keen foodie, it’s easy to get on board with that sentiment. To help nurture that culinary appreciation, Netflix has a range of beautifully filmed documentaries available to stream. At the time of…
MakeUseOf
Save Big on Phillips Wake-Up Light, Seinfeld, and More [US/CA]
There’s a lot of good stuff on sale today from Amazon.com and Amazon.ca. From Wake-Up Lights to smart luggage, there’s a deal for you! US Deals Save on Phillips Wake-Up Lights Right now, Amazon US has four different models of Phillips Wake-Up lights on sale, so if you find that struggling to wake up…
MakeUseOf
3 Discounted Services That’ll Make You a Productivity Powerhouse
You can get lifetime access to Brain.fm, Sticky Password Premium, and EasilyDo; all at huge discounts. Brain.fm This service is designed to help you crush distractions by providing you with the sound and music your brain needs to stay focused. It uses advanced AI and a wealth of neurological research…
MakeUseOf
Video Cables Explained: Difference Between VGA, DVI, and HDMI Ports
There are so many different ways to connect video sources to TVs and monitors these days — and it can get confusing, especially because so many of these ports and connectors have become obsolete over the years. This means that there are a lot of devices out there in the world with many different types…
MakeUseOf
Why the New MacBook Pro Has No SD Card Slot
In its infinite wisdom, Apple has removed the SD card slot from the new MacBook Pro. It’s gone, it’s no longer a thing, it’s as dead as the metaphorical dodo. But why has Apple dumped the SD card slot when most people still use one? Only Apple has the answer… After four long years, Apple recently unveiled…
MakeUseOf
How to Tweet Using the Chrome Address Bar
The Chrome address bar, or Omnibox, is good for so much more than just entering the URL you want to visit. You can search within websites, add events to your calendar, and thanks to Chrome extension Chromnitweet, you can even post to Twitter. The process is extremely simple. After you’ve installed the…
MakeUseOf
PSA: Manufacturer Update Apps Are Actually Useful on Windows
It’s a sad reality that the vast majority of Windows laptops ship full of bloatware. Often, a good deal of it comes from the machine’s manufacturer. Whether you’ve got a laptop from HP, Lenovo, Toshiba, or any of the others, you probably had to spend some time purifying it. Because of this, nearly all…
MakeUseOf
3 Easy Ways to Adjust Brightness in Windows 10
If your screen is too bright or too dark, it could cause eye fatigue and eye strain. Try to match your screen’s brightness with the ambient light using one of the methods below. Note that if your screen brightness is changing on its own, it may be due to the Adaptive Brightness feature in Windows 10….
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J. Edgar Comey: New at Reason
James Comey’s decision to inform Congress about potential new emails related to the Hillary Clinton investigation sets a dangerous precedent for government power. Judge Andrew Napolitano writes: One of the most dangerous tendencies of big government is the generation of a police state—wherein laws,…
Scientific American Content: Global
Say It With Einstein
You know the physicist—now meet the emoji — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Scientific American Content: Global
The Creator of Botox Never Cared About Wrinkles
He invented it to treat strabismus; it’s now used for everything from migraines and chewing problems to drooling, hair loss and urinary incontinence — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
SlashGear
EE Robin Tablet aims at kids on the go, packs quad-core processor and LTE
EE has announced the next-generation Robin tablet for kids is now available. The new Robin tablet has 4G connectivity and is enclosed in a rugged bumper case to protect the tablet from drops and bumps. The new Robin tablet has singleplayer and multiplayer motion gaming and an improved Hopster entertainment…
Ars Technica
The Ars Technica science fiction bucket list—42 movies every geek must see
Enlarge / From A to Z, as it were. This was fun. I liked making this. (credit: 20th Century Fox) Here at Ars, we’re always making lists (just like Liam Neeson). Lists of science fiction movies are a common item for discussion on the Ars staff Slack channel—particularly short lists of the best science…
Fast Company
8 Productivity Experts Reveal The Secret Benefits Of Their Morning Routines
Productivity experts spill their secrets on what gets them going first thing in the morning. Productivity experts spill their secrets on what gets them going first thing in the morning.Morning sets the tone for the day, especially when it’s one of those times you wish you hadn’t…
ArchDaily
MGM National Harbor’s Luxury Gaming Resort Will Open in December
The $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor has started taking reservations. Nestled in the woodlands of Prince George’s County, Maryland, HKS Hospitality Group’s gaming resort is gearing up for its December 8th opening.  The hotel is slated as one of the “20 Most Anticipated Hotel…
Fast Company
1992: The Year Presidential Campaigning Went Online
When candidates courted voters on CompuServe, Prodigy, and GEnie, it was known as “modemocracy”—and it presaged the era we live in today. When candidates courted voters on CompuServe, Prodigy, and GEnie, it was known as “modemocracy”—and it presaged the era we live in today.If…
BBC News – World
Alleged Weiner victim hits out at FBI over Clinton emails
A teenager who was allegedly sent indecent texts by Anthony Weiner writes an open letter to the FBI.
BBC News – World
Guptas deny meeting South Africa’s Mcebisi Jonas
The wealthy family at the heart of South African corruption allegations denies meeting a top politician, who said he was offered a bribe.
The Next Web
Pokemon Go update will keep players coming back with fresh daily bonuses
While Pokemon Go hit the scene with a big bang when it initially launched, it has been struggling to retain its user base since then – and now creator Niantic is working on a fresh update that will give players new incentive to keep coming back. In a blog post, the creator of the smash-hit augmented…
WIRED
Before Going to the Moon, Astronauts Used to Practice on Iceland
NASA astronauts prepare for missions through planetary analog campaigns in harsh conditions on Earth. The post Before Going to the Moon, Astronauts Used to Practice on Iceland appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Mattie Do, Laos’ Sole Female Director, Scares Up Attention With Dearest Sister
The filmmaker’s second feature isn’t just a genre festival darling—it’s a rare look inside a nation many people simply aren’t familiar with. The post Mattie Do, Laos’ Sole Female Director, Scares Up Attention With Dearest Sister appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
The Dismal Science of the Standing Rock Pipeline Protests
If successful, the Standing Rock protest could be a minor boon for the economics of weaning the world off oil. The post The Dismal Science of the Standing Rock Pipeline Protests appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
The Amazon Rapids App Gets Kids Reading—But It Can’t Replace Books
Pediatricians and early childhood educators say it’s great to experiment with new reading formats. But Amazon Rapids still can’t replace a good old paperback. The post The Amazon Rapids App Gets Kids Reading—But It Can’t Replace Books appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Big AT&T Deal Proves It’s Time to Stop ‘Zero-Rating’
AT&T’s $85.4 billion deal to acquire media giant Time Warner spotlights a hole in American Internet policy: zero-rating. The post Big AT&T Deal Proves It’s Time to Stop ‘Zero-Rating’ appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Cadillac’s All-Seeing Rearview Mirror Peers Into the Future of Cars
The digital display rethinks and improves how the driver interacts with and sees the world around him. The post Cadillac’s All-Seeing Rearview Mirror Peers Into the Future of Cars appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Strikingly Imaginative Structures for Housing LA’s Homeless
Designing for the homeless—and learning from them The post Strikingly Imaginative Structures for Housing LA’s Homeless appeared first on WIRED.
The Wirecutter
Dear Wirecutter: What Is the Best Fast-Charging Four-Port Car Charger?
Q: My family has four totally different mobile devices supporting different fast-charging standards like USB-C, Qualcomm Quick Charge, and Samsung’s Fast Charging. So I need two fast-charging car chargers: one with four USB ports and the other with at least two USB ports.
SpaceNews.com
Inmarsat, juggling two launches, says SpaceX to return to flight in December
PARIS — Mobile satellite services provider Inmarsat on Nov. 3 said launch-service provider SpaceX has identified the root cause of the Sept. 1 explosion of its Falcon 9 rocket during a launch-pad test and likely will return to flight in December. “SpaceX has obviously spent some time investigating the…
The Verge – All Posts
Microsoft’s HoloLens could power tanks on a battlefield
Microsoft might not have envisioned its HoloLens headset as a war helmet, but that’s not stopping Ukrainian company LimpidArmor from experimenting. Defence Blog reports that LimpidArmor has started testing military equipment that includes a helmet with Microsoft’s HoloLens headset integrated into it….
The Verge – All Posts
What does marijuana legalization mean for stoned driving?
Cannabis is becoming more popular across the US. Four states have legalized recreational marijuana and five more, including California, will vote on the issue next Tuesday. This is good news for many, but there is one big downside: legal pot can be a public safety nightmare. Several studies have shown…
VentureBeat
International Trade Minister Welcomes Success of UK’s Sirius Programme and New Management – New Cohort Now Recruiting!
PRESS RELEASE: LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 3, 2016– The Sirius Programme was launched by UK Trade and Industry (UKTI), now part of the Department of International Trade (DIT), in 2013 to promote the UK as a destination for young entrepreneurs looking to locate promising new…
VentureBeat
5 ways AI marketing boosts campaign performance & ROI
SPONSORED: Presented by Emarsys. Artificial Intelligence. The term brings to mind robots, time-travel, science fiction, and other descriptions only fit for the far-reaching future. However, marketing experts are seeing that the future is now. Artificial intelligence (AI) marketing is playing, and will…
VentureBeat
Hurdl launches Pixl LED wearable to light up the wrists of concertgoers
Hurdl Enterprises has launched its Pixl LED wearable that allows bands to communicate with audiences at big concerts. Nashville, Tenn.-based Hurdl debuted the wearable at the 50th annual Country Music Awards on Wednesday evening. The wearable is simple, as the LED light can display different colors,…
Mashable
Office worker refutes energy poster using sweet power of maths
LONDON — If you’re going to put up a poster about energy saving in an office full of maths whizzes, you’d better be damn sure your calculations are correct. SEE ALSO: Hungry thief leaves apologetic note after stealing a Kit Kat from a car Earlier in the week, Twitter user Niall shared the following…
io9
Check Out the Floor Plans for the Homes of Popular TV Shows
If you watch a TV show long enough, the home becomes a character in itself. You start remembering the little details of each room, what scenes happened where, and start feeling like their home is just an extension of your house. Yeah, I remember the pool in Breaking Bad and definitely the dining table….
TechRadar: All latest feeds
A guide to Minecraft: Education Edition
After months of development and testing, Microsoft has finally launched Minecraft: Education Edition, a learning-focused version of the game that’s been designed for the classroom. To the uninitiated it might have seemed like a slightly odd development move from Microsoft. It’s all about building huts…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Spotify and Headspace team up to charge a premium for meditation and music
Spotify is seemingly interested in other types of audio beyond its goliath music streaming service, as it’s just partnered with Headspace (one of the most popular guided meditation services) to offer both services at one discounted price.Currently the combination is only available in Sweden, Norway,…
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industrial facility designs plex modular lounge seating for herman miller
each element can be used alone or combined in a myriad of ways to create multiple seating arrangements. The post industrial facility designs plex modular lounge seating for herman miller appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The Manual
Trekking: The Opinel No12 Explore is a Survival Knife You Can Actually Afford
Opinel’s recently-launched blade takes a classical design and outfits it with a survival whistle, a gut hook, and a fire starter — all for a cool $50. The post Trekking: The Opinel No12 Explore is a Survival Knife You Can Actually Afford appeared first on The Manual.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Elon Musk and Leonardo DiCaprio discuss climate issues in Before the Flood documentary
Related: Elon Musk wants to build Tesla Gigafactories all around the world + Before the Flood + Tesla Gigafactory Images via screenshot
Digital Trends
Dreamlike time lapse captures Northern Lights in Voyageurs National Park
More than Just Parks is back with another National Park video, this one revealing the serene landscapes and incredible night skies of Voyageurs National Park. Located on the northern edge of Minnesota, with a landscape dominated by water, Voyageurs offers impressive views of the Northern Lights. It…
Mashable
The scientific reasons why email makes you feel so anxious
Email taps into all my biggest fears and anxieties. When I have unread messages lingering in my inbox, I feel stressed. When I forget to respond to someone for a week, I feel like a traitor. When I write something that accidently upsets someone because it lacks my usual exclamation points, I feel mean….
BBC News – World
Venezuela military to distribute medicine to hospitals
Venezuela’s military is put in control of distributing medicine to public hospitals amid shortages.
BBC News – World
Migrant crisis: ‘Hundreds dead’ in shipwrecks off Libya
More than 200 migrants are believed drowned in two shipwrecks off the Libyan coast, officials say.
BBC News – World
Egypt allows its currency to float freely
Egypt is floating its currency in a move that has reduced its value by almost 50% against the dollar.
Deals
Treat Yourself to Some New Luggage Before the Holidays With Amazon’s Huge Sale
The holidays are basically here and that means travel. Lots and lots of travel. If you’ve exhausted your luggage to death and need a quick, reliable replacement, Amazon’s massive Luggage and Travel Gear Gold Box can save you. Grab individual pieces, luggage sets, accessories (like the ever essential…
Deals
Keep Your Feet Toasty In New Boots from Amazon’s One-Day Women’s Boot Sale
If a Gold Box could ever be perfectly fit to the season, this boot sale is it. Amazon is kicking down prices on a bunch of great boots. Knee-high, ankle, flat or heeled, this deal is full of brands like Kate Spade, Marc Fisher, Nine West, Jessica Simpson, Lucky and more. But these boots were made for…
Latest news
Lenovo posts ‘solid results’ in tough PC and tablet market
PC giant returns to profit despite sector slump, thanks in part to ‘strong margins’ in China and North America.
Latest news
Intel Security sets up strategy, ecosystem, architecture for McAfee independence
A series of products and a integrated strategy sets McAfee to become an independent company in the second quarter.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Suspect in Brussels Jewish museum shooting faces extradition to France
Mehdi Nemmouche, the chief suspect in the deadly 2014 shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium, can be extradited to France to face terrorism charges, Belgium’s federal prosecutors ruled Thursday.
Architizer
Glass Door Refrigerators – Modular 3000 Series
Having pioneered the residential undercounter glass door refrigerator, we know how to preserve food and beverages. All our Glass Door Refrigerators utilize our convection cooling system, providing the ability to rapidly cool items down to 34 degrees Fahrenheit. Thoughtful design, including varying…
Fast Company
We Asked 3 Designers To Sum Up This Election With A Single Image
What they came up with touches on the media frenzy, police brutality, and the loss of basic civility. What they came up with touches on the media frenzy, police brutality, and the loss of basic civility.It’s been quite the year. From the FBI’s Clinton email bombshell to Trump’s…
RT – Daily news
RT crew comes under fire as Aleppo militants launch massive new assault (VIDEO)
RT’s Murad Gazdiev and his crew came under fire in Aleppo as militant groups holding the eastern part of the city launched a new assault on government-held western areas, trying to break the blockade, after rejecting an offer to leave the city with their arms. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Not the best analogy, Boris! Foreign Sec says UK ‘will make Titanic success of Brexit’
Gaffe-prone Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told a London awards ceremony on Wednesday night that the UK would make “a Titanic success” of Brexit. Hecklers in the audience helpfully reminded BoJo of the ship’s tragic fate. Read Full Article at RT.com
Techbargains.com
Inateck 2.4GHZ Wireless Presenter $7.99
Inateck 2.4GHZ Wireless Presenter $7.99
Lifehacker
Fingerprint Quick Action Brings the Pixel’s Fingerprint Gestures to Any Phone
Android (6.0+): The Pixel phones have one really neat, hidden feature that so far has been hard to duplicate: fingerprint gestures. Swipe down on the sensor on the back of the phone and your notification shade comes down. Now, other phones can get in on the action.XDA user ztc1997 has created a small…
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Canadian cops admit monitoring six journalists’ phones
Authorities in Quebec, Canada have admitted that Patrick Lagace wasn’t the only journalist they spied on in recent years, according to The Star. Capt. Guy Lapointe, the spokesperson for the province’s national police, has revealed that warrants were…
Gizmodo
You Can Learn a Lot About Physics Watching Skateboard Tricks
Most people look at skateboarders as hooligans, turning public parking lots and shopping malls into their own private skateparks. But it turns out a professional boarder can teach you more about physics than your high school science teacher ever could. You just need someone to explain what’s going on…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
A record of ancient tectonic stress on Mars
Sets of ridges and troughs some 1000 km north of the giant Olympus Mons volcano contain a record of the intense tectonic stresses and strains experienced in the Acheron Fossae region on Mars 3.7–3.9 billion years ago.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Can radioactive waste be immobilized in glass for millions of years?
How do you handle nuclear waste that will be radioactive for millions of years, keeping it from harming people and the environment?
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Liquid crystal design method could speed development of cheap chemical sensors
Madison chemical engineers have developed a new way to create inexpensive chemical sensors for detecting explosives, industrial pollutants or even the chemical markers of disease in a patient’s breath.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Birds maintain rare plant species, study finds
Outside of human influences, why do rare plant species persist instead of dwindling away to extinction? It’s a question that has plagued ecologists for centuries. Now, for the first time, scientists at Penn State and Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Argentina, demonstrate that fruit-eating birds play…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Controlling the properties of matter in two-dimensional crystals
By creating atomic chains in a two-dimensional crystal, researchers at Penn State believe they have found a way to control the direction of materials properties in two- and three-dimensional crystals with implications in sensing, optoelectronics and next-generation electronics applications.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Data traffic system switches control to network administrators
Torrents of information flow through computer data centers, driving the operations of financial markets, communications systems, commerce and just about any complex web-based activity. Much of modern society is built on these invisible networks but the infrastructure that routes the rivers of data between…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Lab scientists identify new genetic mutations in antibiotic-resistant bioterrorism agent
Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) identified new genetic mutations in antibiotic-resistant Francisella tularensis bacteria that could be used in a bioterrorist attack.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Soda prices may only partly bubble up if taxes pass
Four cities will be voting Nov. 8 on whether to tax soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages. Some proponents say the taxes would raise prices by exactly the amount of the tax, encouraging consumers to cut down on soda and improve their health.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Africa’s oldest domestic chicken bones are relics of ancient Red Sea trade route
The discarded bone of a chicken leg, still etched with teeth marks from a dinner thousands of years ago, provides some of the oldest known physical evidence for the introduction of domesticated chickens to the continent of Africa, research from Washington University in St. Louis has confirmed.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
How effective are tropical forest conservation policies?
Numerous types of forest conservation policies are being implemented in the tropics today. Alongside traditional instruments like protected areas, incentives like integrated conservation and development programs, certification schemes, and payments for environmental services (PES) are also being carried…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study finds people smuggling ‘boosted, not broken’ by Europe migration policy
European governments have contributed to the European ‘migration crisis’ by blaming people smugglers, rather than conflict, for increased migration to Europe. The failure to open up safe and legal routes to protection and the focus on border security has actually driven demand for the smugglers, a major…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Dutch identity management systems on children and migrants render these groups more vulnerable
Digital modes of prevention have earned growing prominence in Dutch youth care, law enforcement, immigration and border control. However, the use of identity management systems (IDM) as a tool increases the risk of stigmatization and discrimination. That is one of the conclusions Karolina La Fors draws…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
A window on Earth’s first life forms—finding more stromatolites
Stromatolites have been discovered beyond the well-researched south-east corner of Hamelin Pool, in Shark Bay Western Australia, according to a researcher from Bush Heritage.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Fairyfloss asteroids—a window into the early solar system
Rocky asteroids were formed by collisions between giant, fairy floss-like dust clouds as our Solar System formed, according to planetary geologist Lucy Forman.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Research reveals that ‘Singapore’ approach to teaching maths can work in UK classrooms
Mastery – an approach to teaching maths commonly used in East Asian countries – can significantly benefit children in UK schools, a University of Exeter academic has found.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
‘Stapled’ protein could lead to new cancer treatments
A new type of lab-created protein could help create valuable new treatments for cancer, scientists report in a new paper.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
NASA’s new asteroid alert system gives five days of warning
Everyone knows it was a large asteroid striking Earth that led to the demise of the dinosaurs. But how many near misses were there? Modern humans have been around for about 225,000 years, so we must have come close to death by asteroid more than once in our time. We would have had no clue.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
NICE framework provides resource for a strong cybersecurity workforce
The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a resource that will help U.S. employers more effectively identify, recruit, develop and maintain cybersecurity talent. The draft NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) provides a common language to…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Female fish judge males on DIY skills, study shows
Female fish judge males based on their ability to design nests best suited for the conditions of their environment, according to a new study by University of Leicester researchers.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Sucrose and citric acid combination effective at killing bacteria
Sucrose and citric acid are common ingredients in a cup of tea. But as a NADES (Natural deep eutectic solvents) compound these substances in combination can kill bacteria as effectively as if they were overrun by a bulldozer.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Global hot spot maps link consumers with impacts
A new model creates global hot spot maps to illuminate how what we buy pollutes the planet and where. The idea is to help governments, industries and individuals target areas for cleanup.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Adding hydrogen to graphene
Adding hydrogen to graphene could improve its future applicability in the semiconductor industry, when silicon leaves off. Researchers at the Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials (CMCM), within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) have recently gained further insight into this chemical reaction….
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Simulation brings global 100% renewable electricity system alive for the first time
A new model developed by Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) shows how an electricity system mainly based on solar and wind works in all regions of the world. It shows the functioning of an electricity system that fulfils the targets set by the Paris agreement by using only renewable energy sources.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Research reveals involuntary retirement trend brought on by skills gap
A study by economists at the University of Aberdeen has found that experienced workers may be just as prone to feeling like the office ‘newbie’ as those starting a new job, with many retiring early as a result.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
The destructive effects of supercooled liquid water on airplane safety and climate models
Supercooled water sounds smooth enough to be served at espresso bars, but instead it hangs out in Earth’s atmosphere, unpredictably freezing on airplane wings and hampering the simulations of climate theorists.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers find places, not just people, are targets of racial bias
New research shows that racial biases affect more than how we treat individual black people. Biases also lead us to devalue black homes and neighborhoods, and to subject them to potential health hazards. The studies further demonstrate that people who have positive attitudes toward black people may still…
Slashdot
US Government Sues AT&T/DirecTV, Calls It ‘Ringleader’ of Collusion Scheme
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The Department of Justice today sued DirecTV and its owner, ATT, saying the satellite TV company colluded with competitors during contentious negotiations to broadcast Los Angeles Dodgers games. Dodgers games have been blacked out in much of Los…
WIRED
The Ocean’s Robots May Soon Enjoy High-Speed Internet
For scientists talking to submarines, robots, and other instruments, data travels at dial-up speeds of single bytes per minute—far slower than the megabits per second we use in the office or at home. The post The Ocean’s Robots May Soon Enjoy High-Speed Internet appeared first on WIRED.
The Gadget Flow
FOVE – Eye Tracking VR Headset
FOVE VR Headset gives you the feel of human connection in the virtual world. Look, laugh, and communicate naturally with virtual characters and other players. By implementing FOVE technology, game developers can create genuine two-way interaction experiences in virtual worlds. It also enables simulated…
The Gadget Flow
Waterloop – The Canadian SpaceX Hyperloop Competition Team
The GOOSE X is a conceptual Hyperloop passenger vehicle design which illustrates what a Hyperloop vehicle will one day look like, once the technology is ready for passenger use. This design philosophy embraces simplicity, enabling us to build a safe, high-performance, and cost-effective Hyperloop pod. This…
The Gadget Flow
Automatic Watch – The Mechanical One
The new automatic watch, known as The Mechanical One from TRIARROWS brings a stylish but affordable wristwatch for your wrist. To emphasize modern metropolis, they have applied the metallic touch and the use of metallic tone in the design of the way to highlight the metropolitan impression. They have…
The Gadget Flow
Miggo Agua Stormproof Backpack 85
Carrying your gear in challenging weather is now more comfortable than ever! The miggo agua backpack is a unique IPX3-standard storm-proof backpack, suitable for large DSLRs such as the Canon 5D mark III (without battery pack) + 70-200 2.8 lens (attached) + 24-70 2.8 lens + flash unit and plenty of space…
The Gadget Flow
Luxury Watches With Wood Marquetry Dial
KOPPO’s timepieces are brought to life by artisans, who are passionate about preserving a heritage of rare expertise. They have partnered with the best artisans in France and Switzerland to produce timepieces that will last a lifetime. Each of their dials is unique and involves numerous steps since they…
The Gadget Flow
Vixole – Customizable E-Sneaker
Explore, express and share – that’s the motive behind creating the Vixole Customizable E-Sneaker. The flexible LED display allows for virtually any design to be displayed on the back of the Matrix. You can upload personal designs and photos right from your phone, or choose from thousands of other existing…
RT – Daily news
‘Hounded’ soldiers launch legal challenge against UK military over Iraq abuse claims
War veterans who claim they have been hounded over allegations of abuse have launched their own legal challenge against the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Read Full Article at RT.com
Techbargains.com
Black & Decker BDCDMT1206KITC Matrix 6 Tool Combo Kit w/ Case $148.27
Black & Decker BDCDMT1206KITC Matrix 6 Tool Combo Kit w/ Case $148.27
PCWorld
Another 40 million people bolt from Microsoft’s browsers as mass exodus continues
Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on Computerworld.com Microsoft’s browsers hemorrhaged another 40 million users last month, according to analytics vendor Net Applications, pushing the year’s total number of deserters near the one third of a billion mark. Net Applications pegged…
TechCrunch
Ford ‘last mile’ concepts include a rolling cargo pad and a folding e-trike
 Ford held an internal contest for employees to come up with innovative solutions for covering the last mile, that instance between car and store, for instance, or wherever a driver has to get out of their car and typically continue on foot because cars are no longer allowed. The finalists of the contest…
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From biohazard to biofuel: the tech turning poop into energy
Next time you, er, drop the kids off at the pool, you could be helping to save the planet. Engineers at the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have developed technology that can turn human sewage into crude oil.The process is called “hydrothermal liquefaction”, and…
Cool Hunting
The Importance of Glass at the Arlo Hotel Nomad: Beds set into the cityscape, a stunning see-through rooftop floor and more
When glancing skyward from the base of the brand new Arlo Hotel Nomad, one notices an overhang composed of glass. It isn’t until guests step out on the spacious 22nd floor outdoor bar that it becomes evident this is a small, transparent floor. It may…… Continue…
9to5Mac
Apple’s R&D office in Cambridge, England, working on Siri – with VocalIQ employees
We learned two years ago that Apple was setting up an R&D center in Cambridge, England, to tap academic research expertise. Business Insider thinks it knows the focus of the work the team there is performing. Those working inside are aiming to make Siri talk more naturally, according to a source…
BBC News – World
Ukraine hackers claim huge Kremlin email breach
Two Ukrainians tell the BBC how they hacked top Russian officials’ emails revealing Kremlin plans.
Popular Science
10 Disgusting Ways Your Body Betrays You In Space
Space Sudden peeing, sweat balls, and so much more Zero-gravity environments affect nearly every aspect of the human body, from our sense of up and down to little things, like our ability to cry.
Latest news
These patterned glasses are all it takes to fool AI-powered facial recognition
Researchers have come up with a cheap and effective way to attack facial-recognition algorithms.
RT – Daily news
Italian police torture, abuse refugees in ‘hotspot’ camps amid EU pressure – Amnesty
Italian police have reportedly used batons and Tasers to coerce migrants into being fingerprinted under EU regulations, Amnesty International said in a new report. Many cases potentially amount to torture and abuse, the group stated. Read Full Article at RT.com
DigsDigs
Modern Family Home With Geometric And Metallic Touches
Northbourne Architecture + Design was enlisted by a young couple in Melbourne to renovate their house in an effort to make room for their unborn child. Instead of adding an extension, Northbourne was able to save the clients money by reconfiguring the existing floor plan and optimizing functionality,…
Techbargains.com
Tacklife Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun $11.88
Tacklife Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun $11.88
TechCrunch
Mic launches a news app that you might never need to open
 With its latest app, millennial-focused publisher Mic said it’s hoping to give you a full newsreading experience from your iPhone lockscreen. The app is an updated version of the MicCheck app, now simply called Mic. Anthony Sessa, the company’s vice president of product and engineering, told me that…
Newswise: SciNews
UF/IFAS Imaging System Can Detect Citrus Greening Before Symptoms Show
A time-lapse polarized imaging system may help citrus growers detect greening before the plant’s leaves show symptoms, which should help growers as they try to fend off the deadly disease.
Newswise: SciNews
Peering Into Batteries: X-Rays Reveal Lithium-Ion’s Mysteries
Scientists are using x-rays from the national laboratories to study the movement and structure of lithium-ion batteries in real time. This technique led to the development of the cathode used in the Chevrolet Volt and is now being used to improve our understanding of batteries.
Gadget Review
Best Backpacking Tent 2016
Best Backpacking Tent 2016 Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site So, what is the best backpacking tent of 2016? Gadget Review’s #1 Pick/Editor’s Choice for the best rated backpacking tent of 2016 is the Kelty TN2.  Awarded Backpackers Magazine’s Editors’ Choice for 2014 and Outside Gear’s Gear…
Deals
This $13 Lunch Bag Has Ice Packs Built Into The Liner
If coworkers have been stealing your food out of the office fridge, or you just want to keep a couple drinks cold at the beach, this flexible lunch bag is basically made out of ice packs. Just freeze it overnight, and it’ll keep your food and drinks chilled for up to 10 hours.Read more…
BBC News – World
Afghanistan Nato: ’30 civilians killed’ in fighting with Taliban
Thirty civilians are said to have died in fighting in Afghanistan which involved Nato air strikes.
The Verge – All Posts
Feds accuse AT&T’s DirecTV of scheme that kept Dodgers games off the air
In a major antitrust move, the Justice Department has accused DirecTV, now owned by AT&T, of colluding with other TV companies to keep Dodgers games off TV in Los Angeles. Accused of colluding with other TV companies According to a complaint filed by the department, DirecTV met with Cox, Charter,…
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A.M. Links: Cubs Win World Series, Presidential Election 5 Days Away, British Court Rules Parliament Must Vote on Brexit
The presidential election is five days away. New poll: Hillary Clinton 45 percent, Donald Trump 42 percent, Gary Johnson 5 percent, Jill Stein 4 percent. Another new poll: Hillary Clinton 47 percent, Donald Trump 45 percent, Gary Johnson 3 percent, Jill Stein 2 percent. The Chicago Cubs beat the…
Reason.com Full Feed
Hillary Clinton Wants More Kids to Get Nothing Out of Early Childhood Education
Overpaying for a low-quality product won’t turn it into something better. Outside of politics, this isn’t a controversial notion. Plopping down $20,000 for a 10-year old Kia isn’t going to turn that car into a brand new BMW. If you were repeatedly dissatisfied with your neighborhood pizza joint, you…
Computerworld
HTC pushes VR arcades with new Vive software
One of the biggest issues with high-end virtual reality experiences is that they often require people to nvest thousands of dollars in powerful computers in order to work. One solution to this is the VR arcade, where operators buy machines and then rent time on them to the public. HTC announced a…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Targeted drug therapy with carrier links to tertiary and heteroaryl amines
(Phys.org)—Beyond designing a drug that will attack cancer cells or bacterial cells, drug design also involves figuring out how the drug can safely enter the body and find its target before doing its work. However, many drugs never make it to their desired target either because of solubility issues or…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Watch Asteroid 2016 VA pass through Earth’s shadow
Holy low-flying space rocks, Batman.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Safe navigation through the Northwest Passage
The Northwest Passage is becoming navigable for longer periods of the year. Ship traffic, however, still bears hazardous risks. A German-Canadian research team co-initiated by Fraunhofer wants to change that. In the project PASSAGES, it is conducting the preparatory work for a safe navigation through…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Google speaker is secretary, radio … and work in progress
Google’s new smart speaker is at once a secretary, a librarian and a radio.
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Space Expedition Virtual Explorer
Make learning fun for your young astronomers using the space exploration virtual explorer. The compact planetarium and virtual reality goggles combine to provide a fully immersive 360 degree journey of our solar system and nearby stars. Check it out $39.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Quad Shelving Unit
The quad shelving unit combines the beauty of color and geometry to bring you a decorative yet functional piece of furniture. A series of slanted shelves provide ample storage space for every movie, book, and record in your collection. Check it out $1,290.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Wireless TV Headphones
Watch your favorite late night movies without waking up your significant other using these wireless TV headphones. They provide a comfortable fit, clear crisp sound, and feature a rechargeable battery that can go for 10 hours on a single charge. Check it out $116.75
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Tree Slice Charger Plate
Add a touch of rustic elegance to your table’s setup using this tree slice charger plate. Each charger plate is skillfully cut into a one inch thick slab that is large enough to accommodate any food plate or serve as a sturdy base for a cake or pastry. Check it out $24.99
The Awesomer
The Trilobite Beetle
LinkThis strange and ancient looking beetle has only been spotted a couple of times in the last two centuries, but National Geographic Young Explorer Mark Wong came across this insanely rare insect crawling through the jungle in Singapore. More Awesome Stuff: Lichen Katydid CamouflageCaterpillar…
TechCrunch
U.S. aims to create 48 national EV charging corridors, across 25K miles of highway
 The Obama Administration announced on Thursday that it will create 48 national charging corridors for electric vehicles, covering off 25,000 miles of U.S. highways running through 35 states. The initiative will include a partnership between 28 states, local utilities, EV charging companies and car makers…
Curbed National
New data tool for county-based stats is surprisingly addictive
How does your county’s income, jobs, water use, and obesity rates compare to the country’s other 3,142? If county rivalries aren’t already a thing, the new County Benchmarking Engine from data company OnlyBoth could ignite some serious competition. The tech startup used artificial intelligence to leverage…
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Here’s What the Next Generation of Space Travellers Might Be Wearing
With the advent of commercial spaceflight, more people will be travelling into space, and they’ll need something to wear. This week, at a lab inside an Ottawa airport, astronaut candidates have been trying on a new prototype of a commercial spacesuit, giving them a test run so researchers have a better…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Solar-powered Vreugdenhil office earns BREEAM-NL Outstanding for its low energy footprint
Triangular in plan, Vreugdenhil’s new head office is built like a work of art that eschews hard corners for rounded edges for a sculptural appearance. Curved glazing wraps around the building to let in copious amounts of natural light that reflect off the mostly white interior surfaces. The office’s…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
This electricity-free LED lamp is powered by living bacteria
Dutch designer Teresa van Dongen has unveiled a fascinating LED pendant lamp that is powered by living, electrochemically active bacteria. Called “Spark of Light,” this lamp builds on van Dongen’s previous work harnessing bioluminescent bacteria. The lamp is completely self-contained, and can operate…
Phys.org: Physics News
Producing turbulence in a Bose-Einstein condensate yields cascade of wave-like excitations
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge has succeeded in creating turbulence in a Bose–Einstein condensate (BEC) and in the process, have possibly opened the door to a new avenue of research. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the team describes how they achieved…
Scientific American Content: Global
Astronomers will Try to Take the First Picture of a Black Hole Next Year
If we survive the election, naturally  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Digital Trends
Adobe Project WetBrush and Project StyLit could be game changers for painters and animators
Adobe is showing off two in-development technologies at its 2016 Adobe MAX conference. Project StyLit and Project WetBrush, aim to simplify and improve the way animators, illustrators, and painters work by bridging the gap between traditional and digital mediums. Digital Trends received a demo of the…
Dornob
Sensational Sugar Sculptures Created in Minutes
Sugar sculptures, candy art, or more historically, amezaiku — call it what you will, this…
Gizmodo
There’s Already a Wireless Controller For Nintendo’s Tiny New Console
The adorable NES Classic Edition won’t be available for another week, but there’s already a wireless replacement for the tiny console’s included tethered controller because as much as we all love retro authenticity, we’ve learned to despise wires when it comes to gaming.Read more…
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ICYMI: Photos of wild animals that are far superior to yours
Today on In Case You Missed It: The BEASTCAM is a camera rig to scan live animals for fast 3D models to share with educators. Meanwhile Cambridge Consultants is marketing the Ekano mobile surgical suitcase for surgeons to use in developing countries. The very important Whisk Wiper is available…
How-To Geek
How Crop and Edit Photos on the iPhone or iPad
Editing photos on your iPhone or iPad is really easy. The Photos app on iOS packs a lot of features into it, including the ability to crop, adjust the color, make one-touch adjustments, and more.Click Here to Continue Reading
Discover Magazine
Citizen Science Makers Summit at Arizona State University
SciStarter and Arizona State University hosted change-makers from both the citizen science and maker movements at last week’s first-ever Citizen Science Makers Summit. These two movements both aim to disrupt the status quo of science by changing who participates in the scientific process. “Makers…
WIRED
Review: Google Home
Home is where the heart is, or at least where the Google Assistant is. The post Review: Google Home appeared first on WIRED.
The Verge – All Posts
If Twitter could speak, this is what it would sound like
Twitter’s emphasis on text has me of two minds. As someone who’s been on the receiving end of harassment, I appreciate the power to skim a message and quickly remove it from my sight. On the other hand, sometimes Twitter is a lonely service: a way to communicate with people without the comfort of hearing…
EETimes:
SMIC to Build South China’s First 12-Inch Fab
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China’s largest foundry, said it is proceeding with plans to build South China’s first 12-inch fab at an existing facility in the city of Shenzhen, near Hong Kong.
Lifehacker
Get Creamy, Super Flavorful Pasta by Slowly Stirring in Broth
Making risotto is a beautiful process. Slowly stirring in ladles of hot broth and letting everything get all creamy and luscious is a cathartic act, and there’s no reason to limit this method to rice. You can do the same with pasta, and the results are delicious.This may seem like insanity. After all,…
CNET News.com
World Series was a perfect social-media storm – CNET
Social Cues: Brexit and Pokemon Go are also trending across Twitter and Facebook.
CNET News.com
Sprint tunes in music service Napster – CNET
But the new deal doesn’t include a special discount or extended free trial, and Napster isn’t preloaded onto any phones.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Climate science: Bad news gets worse
Diplomats from 196 nations gather from Monday for 12-day UN climate talks tasked with charting a path for capping global warming at “well below” two degree Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial era levels.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Mining digital crumbs helps predict crowds’ mobility
Getting urban planning right is no mean feat. It requires understanding how and when people travel between different places. This knowledge, in turn, helps in dimensioning roads and motorways and in scaling the capacity of utilities, such as power grids or mobile phone towers. Now, physicists at the…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Award for innovative cell culture technology
Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a new cell culture method, which may very well enable to forgo certain tests on animals in the future. The scientists were awarded an international prize for more humane treatment of laboratory animals.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Major family of gene-regulating proteins has drug-sized pocket
An entire class of proteins called transcription factors, which regulate the activity of certain genes by interacting with specific sequences of DNA, has largely been ignored by the pharmaceutical industry because it’s difficult to design and screen drugs against them. But a new study from scientists…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Tropical depression morphs into Meari in one day
Tropical Storm Meari began as a tropical depression numbered 26W north-northwest of Yap in the early morning hours of November 3, 2016. Later that day it intensified into Tropical Storm Meari.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Plant roots in the dark see light
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany, and Seoul National University, South Korea, were able to show for the first time that roots react directly to light which is transmitted from the shoot to the underground parts of Arabidopsis thaliana plants. Roots can thus…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
When dictators die, stability reigns
A dictator’s death rarely leads to regime change, according to a new study that comes as a fifth of the world’s authoritarian rulers are at least 70 years old and in various stages of declining health.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Biodiversity needs citizen scientists
Citizen scientists are already providing large amounts of data for monitoring biodiversity, but they could do much more, according to a new study published in the journal Biological Conservation, which suggests that citizen science has the potential to contribute much more to regional and global assessments…
Gizmodo
Utah’s Great Salt Lake Is Shrinking at an Alarming Rate
Located in Utah, the Great Salt Lake is the largest saltwater lake in the Western Hemisphere, but years of drought and over-irrigation of nearby rivers have resulted in dramatic declines in water levels. New satellite photos reveal the disturbing extent to which this ecologically sensitive lake is shrinking.Read…
Scientific American Content: Global
13 Urgent Science and Health Issues the Presidential Candidates Have Not Been Talking About
Plenty of sex, lies and videotape, but silence on pressing science policy issues  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
BBC News – World
Volkswagen appoints expert to examine Brazil torture claims
Volkswagen commissions an expert to examine if it allowed the torture of employees under Brazil’s former military regime.
BBC News – World
Criticism over Iceland MPs’ massive pay rise
Iceland’s president wants parliament to block the increases – including his own.
Deals
Today’s Best Deals: Luggage, Board Games, Anker USB-C Gear, and More
Tons of luggage, discounted board games, and Anker USB-C gear lead off Thursday’s best deals.Read more…
Slashdot
UK’s Brexit Cannot Pass Without Parliament Approval
Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU, the High Court ruled on Thursday. This means the government cannot trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty — beginning formal exit-negotiations with the EU on its own. An anonymous reader shares a report on AlJazeera: The…
Design Milk
Traditional Bags Get An Elegant Twist
Venque is a Canadian brand focused on making everyday bags stand out with an elegantly stylish twist. The brand was born out of necessity—founders Viktor and Simon Cui were looking for accessories that “pushed the boundaries of form and function,” but at an affordable price point. Thus, Venque…
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
A Natural Safari Retreat in Botswana
Architects Michaelis Boyd and Nick Plewman teamed up to design Sandibe Okavango, an ecologically friendly safari lodge located in Botswana. Built in the Okavango Delta, the lodge neighbors an active game reserve, giving guests plentiful opportunities to see animals congregating in their natural environment….
Geek.com
You’re Sharing Your Home With Over 600 Arthropods Right Now
You might think it’s just you all alone in your home sometimes, but in reality, you’ve got a plethora of guests living there with you. There’s over 600, to be exact. Some of […]
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Future wearables could use magnetic circuits to self-heal
Smart clothing might be huge, except for one problem: The printed “ink” electronics are delicate, so you can break them just by stretching the wrong way. However, researchers from the Jacobs School of Engineering have developed a self-healing magneti…
Lifehacker
Turn a Suction Cup and Hair Tie into Simple Shower Storage
There are lots of temporary ways to add storage to your shower, from putting up a second shower rod to installing hooks to hang caddies from. But if you don’t want to grab special supplies, use a suction cup and hair tie for a simple way to store bottles, scrubbies, and sponges.Read more…
Macworld
Truly disappointing: Getting Apple’s strategy wrong
NOW I AM BECOME DISAPPOINT, THE DESTROYER OF KEYNOTES.Writing for The Next Web, Abhimanyu Ghoshal details “All the disappointments from Apple’s MacBook Pro event.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Jordi Bruin.)All of them? Are you sure we have that much time? …it was just the previous day that Microsoft stunned…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Kohl’s Will Begin Selling Apple Watch at 400 Locations Across U.S. Later This Month
Kohl’s will begin selling the Apple Watch at 400 of its 1,100 stores across the United States on November 15 as a way to boost its activewear business (via Fortune). Apple’s partnership with the retail chain is said to help the Cupertino company reach into areas of the country that don’t have Apple Stores…
Digital Trends
You must have Prime to get discounts in Amazon’s retail bookstores
When Amazon opened the doors of its first physical bookstore in Seattle in November 2015, it did not matter whether you were a Prime subscriber or not — book prices were the same for everyone. However, it looks like not being a subscriber has just become a more expensive proposition for visitors, reports…
Digital Trends
Ford, Chevy, and Dodge square off in Michigan police car showdown
Sometimes, police departments need car-shopping advice, just normal consumers. But instead of turning to Consumer Reports, they rely on an annual group test of all available cop cars conducted by the Michigan State Police. This year, Michigan’s finest found that Ford had the overall best-performing…
Digital Trends
Germany comes clean with zero-emission passenger train service
Alstom is ready to break new ground with its newly introduced Coradia iLint passenger train, reports the Independent. Unveiled during August’s Berlin InnoTrans trade show, the iLint is the world’s first zero-emission train that is powered by hydrogen. If the last round of testing goes as planned, the…
BBC News – World
Road safety campaigner: Why we said students had died
A school in Wisconsin told students four of their classmates had died in a road accident as part of a road safety campaign.
Physics News
Physicists reveal cocktails with Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde features
Disturbing a mix of two liquids can yield some surprising effects. For example, if one portion of the mixture is brought to a different composition, it starts a process called diffusion, which …
PCWorld
Dell’s futuristic Smart Desk PC will challenge Microsoft’s Surface Studio
Dell’s getting ready to take on Microsoft’s Surface Studio in 2017. During a promotional video at Adobe Max, Dell revealed a Surface Studio-like PC aimed at creative professionals—but don’t call it copycat device. HP introduced the first creative-oriented PC, the Sprout, two years ago, and Dell says…
The Verge – All Posts
People will still power an AI workforce
The Verge 2021 In celebration of our 5th anniversary, this month we’re publishing a series of interviews with innovative leaders about what the next five years hold. To read more about this series, read our editor Nilay Patel’s introduction here. The idea for TaskRabbit was conceived back in 2008,…
Latest news
Windows 10’s newest 2-in-1: Intel-backed, crowd-designed Eve V fleshes out its spec
Finnish hardware startup Eve will now build a fingerprint reader into the power button, but it’s put the LTE version on hold.
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Mashable
President Obama really, really wants to avoid a Trump presidency
During a rally in North Carolina, President Obama warned that a Trump presidency is a threat to the United States.  “I hate to put a little pressure on you,” he told supporters, “But the fate of the republic rests on your shoulders.” Read more…More about Mashable Video, Usa, President, North Carolina,…
Mashable
A Tale of two Indias: An emerging tech superpower or market for the rest of the world
To much of the outside world, India is still viewed as a developing country immortalized in box-office classics like Slumdog Millionaire and the novels of Salman Rushdie. While poverty levels and economic inequality are undoubtedly high, India is witnessing a developmental phenomenon unseen elsewhere…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
UN warns of 3C global temperature increase without swift and aggressive global leadership
A new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) warns that global temperatures will rise to 3C over pre-industrial levels if more drastic cuts are not made to greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming. The UN report criticizes world leaders for not taking climate change…
9to5Mac
Apple releases updated macOS 10.12.2 beta build with new emoji
Apple has rolled out an updated beta version of macOS 10.12.2 for Mac. The new build comes in at version 16C32f compared to 16C32e from the first beta release and may require installing an update utility from the developer center. Note that the new build is not macOS 10.12.2 beta 2 as it still lists…
SlashGear
Huawei Fit hands-on: A fitness watch to undercut Fitbit
If there’s a market for a wearable somewhere in-between a traditional smartwatch and a fitness tracker then Huawei wants to dominate it, and the competitively priced Huawei Fit is how it plans to do that. Revealed this morning at Huawei’s event in Munich, Germany, but on store shelves in the US today,…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
China launches first heavy-lift rocket
Beijing (AFP) Nov 3, 2016 China launched its most powerful rocket ever on Thursday, state media said, as the country presses on with a program which has seen it become a major space power. The Long March 5 rocket can carry up to 25 tons – around the same weight as 16 cars – into low earth orbit…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Ford employee designs funky Carr-E for crucial last-mile commute
As crowded city centers and congested main roads become more crowded and congested, a growing number of car manufacturers and transport companies are looking to develop compact last-mile solutions. Ford threw the commute conundrum over to its employees in the Last Mile Mobility Challenge, which…
Gizmodo
Here’s What Chicago Sounded Like After the Cubs Won the World Series 
As native son Bill Murray predicted, the Cubs’ 108-year curse was broken last night after taking the World Series title against the Cleveland Indians. It was some damn fine baseball to behold. Read more…
How-To Geek
How to Automatically Fill Sequential Data into Excel with the Fill Handle
The Fill Handle in Excel allows you to automatically fill in a list of data (numbers or text) in a row or column simply by dragging the handle. This can save you a lot of time when entering sequential data in large worksheets and make you more productive.Click Here to Continue Reading
Mashable
Huawei has a Porsche-branded, crazy-powerful phone
MUNICH — With Samsung’s Note7 now being permanently discontinued for battery fire issues, many users are looking into alternatives with similar specs, and Huawei has just delivered in style — but deep pockets are a requirement.The company’s new flagship, launched alongside the standard Huawei Mate 9,…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Morocco’s oases fight back creeping desert sands
On the edge of the southwestern town of Rissani, Abdelrahman Ahmidani sighs as he reflects on the state of the Moroccan oasis, endangered by drought and climate change.
Lifehacker
Accessorize Your New MacBook With a Ton of Anker USB-C Discounts
In case the new MacBook Pros didn’t make it clear enough, USB-C is taking over the world, and Anker’s celebrating the occasion with deals on practically all of their USB-C products, including one of your favorite battery packs, the immensely popular Powerline cables, and a great replacement charger for…
FiveThirtyEight
The Cubs Ended Their 108-Year Drought The Hard Way
A Chicago Cubs world championship used to be the stuff of fiction and fantasy.No more. The Cubs won the World Series early Thursday morning, ending 108 years of championship futility and setting off a Chicago celebration that might last another 108 years.Despite dominating the regular season, the Cubs…
FiveThirtyEight
Cubs Fans Finally Exit Purgatory After One Of Baseball’s Greatest Games
There was no better way for the curse to end. The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years last night, in perhaps the most exciting baseball game of all time. I inherited my Cubs fandom from my father, so for me, the final out that sealed the game was joyful, exhilarating and ecstatic….
Gizmodo
A Naked Black Hole Is Screaming Through the Universe
Millions of years ago, B3 1715+425 was just an ordinary supermassive black hole. It had a comfortable life, of devouring stars and belching deadly x-rays, at the center of its distant galaxy. Now, starless and alone, it’s screaming through space at 2,000 miles per second—and it may never stop.Read more…
Dezeen
Competition: five Arckit 180 modelling sets to be won
Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with Arckit to give away five modelling kits from its new series. Read more
Dezeen
Winners of Australian National Architecture Awards revealed
The Australian Institute of Architects has announced 32 winners of its annual architecture awards, including an observation point made from shipping containers at a Tasmanian winery and a packing shed converted into a contemporary art gallery. Read more
Science | Smithsonian
This Spike-Crested Lizard Drinks From Sand With Its Skin
The thirsty, thorny devils of Australia’s deserts can’t quench their thirst with tongues alone
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Motorola is thirsty for new Moto Mods
Motorola’s dream of a slick, modular smartphone is struggling to take off. The base handset is perfectly capable, but the ecosystem of Moto Mods is still pretty sparse. After its launch accessories, we’ve seen a Hasselblad
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