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10 Best Reflective Running Jackets For Men
Jackets to keep you safe and seen while out on your runs this winter.
Newswise: SciNews
Iowa State Physicists Help Demonstrate Existence of New Subatomic Structure
Iowa State University researchers have helped demonstrate the existence of a tetraneutron, a subatomic structure once thought unlikely to exist.
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The Brain Can Reveal Drinking Status Even After Death
Scientists who use postmortem brain tissue to study alcohol’s effects on brain structure and function will find this research interesting. Phosphatidylethanol (PEth) is an alcohol metabolite and its concentration in whole blood samples is a biomarker of drinking habits. For this study, scientists examined…
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Evenflo Maestro Booster Car Seat Thunder $58.97
Evenflo Maestro Booster Car Seat Thunder $58.97
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Gap Friends & Family Sale – Extra 40% off Coupon Code (no exclusions)
Gap Friends & Family Sale – Extra 40% off Coupon Code (no exclusions)
Digital Trends
Avoid rain-drenched pants during your commute to work with the Legs Jacket
One of the most useful pieces of gear that any hiker, backpacker, or daily bike commuter can own is a good rain jacket. Designed to keep us warm and dry in the worst of weather conditions, these jackets are a must-have for anyone who spends any amount of time outdoors. Related: Nau water pullover protects…
Digital Trends
Kohl’s to start selling the Apple Watch as the holidays rapidly approach
Kohl’s is not just your destination for inexpensive clothing and household items, it’s soon to become the go-to spot for rather expensive wearables. As Fortune reported Thursday, Kohl’s and Apple have now partnered to sell the Apple Watch at 400 of its 1,100 stores beginning November 15. So be careful,…
Digital Trends
Forget the Touch Bar, this bespoke Lightroom console has all the control you need
Targeting amateur, enthusiast, and professional photographers, Loupedeck is a new hardware control interface designed specifically for Adobe Lightroom users. The console is compatible with both MacOS and Windows and offers an intuitive and ergonomic alternative to editing photos with a mouse and keyboard….
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Tuning the brain’s frequency helps people better endure getting shot with a laser
It sounds like something more suited to an android than a human being: Tuning our central processing center (that would be our brain) by using pulses of light or sound to get rid of distress. But that’s exactly what researchers at the University of Manchester (UM) have done. By inducing a particular…
Slashdot
Future iPhones Could Fold In Half
Apple has just received a patent, titled “electronic devices with carbon nanotube printing circuits,” that suggests future iPhones may be foldable — at least to some degree. Geek reports: Based on the language in the patent, it doesn’t sound like Apple is specifically talking about a device that has…
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Hamilton Beach Set ‘n Forget Programmable 6qt Slow Cooker w/ Temp Probe $32.23
Hamilton Beach Set ‘n Forget Programmable 6qt Slow Cooker w/ Temp Probe $32.23
Next Big Future
Aerion and Boom are leading the supersonic business jet race and both target 2023 start of operations but a successful unmanned demo of Hypersonic Hypermach technology would unleash a flood of military funding
There are five main companies developing supersonic commercial passenger planes. Lockheed Martin is building a low sonic boom demonstrator for a NASA project. Aerion has a conservative supersonic design with 12 passengers and a cruising speed of mach 1.4. They have a partnership with Airbus. Aerion is…
TechCrunch
On-demand birth control delivery startup Nurx raises $5.3 million from Union Square Ventures
 Out of the pill? Nurx is a web platform delivering birth control in less than a couple of hours, and it just raised $3.5 million in Series A financing from Union Square Ventures. The startup launched in 2014 to bridge the gap between running out of birth control and waiting to get a new prescription….
SlashGear
YouTube lets creators ‘heart’ and pin comments
YouTube has given its creators a handful of new comment features, better enabling them to refine and tweak the conversations found on their videos. Creators can, for example, give a ‘heart’ to their favorite comments, making it easy for readers to identify which comments are worth reading. There’s also…
Mashable
Android developers will have a new way to lure people to their apps
Google just changed its policy for app subscriptions and Android developers now have more flexibility than their iOS counterparts. In an effort to help bolster subscriptions, the company will soon allow developers to charge introductory rates for app subscriptions. SEE ALSO: I ditched Android for an…
Digital Trends
What TV would Oprah buy? Here are her favorite tech things of 2016
Just in time for people who like to get their Christmas shopping done freakishly early, Oprah’s Favorite Things of 2016 is here. As per usual, there are interesting edibles (like a cake made out of cheese), cozy jimjams, and carrot-scented products that make Oprah proclaim: “Now I get to combine two…
TechCrunch
Arcadia Power launches a solar energy service for renters across the U.S.
 The renewable energy services company Arcadia Power has just launched a new product that allows renters across the U.S. to buy renewable energy. It’s a significant step forward for the renewable energy project developer and operator, which had previously integrated with utilities as an offset provider…
Lifehacker
An Engineer Explains Five Things You Should Never Do With a New Car
New cars need to be broken in. If you’re not careful during the break-in period you can reduce the performance and longevity of your car’s engine, or even damage it. Here are five things you should avoid if you just bought a brand new car.In this video from the Engineering Explained YouTube channel,…
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Polk Audio RTiA1 5.25in Bookshelf Speakers (Pair) $185 [RTiA3 $230]
Polk Audio RTiA1 5.25in Bookshelf Speakers (Pair) $185 [RTiA3 $230]
Physics News
Trace metal recombination centers kill LED efficiency
Using cutting-edge first-principles calculations, researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) have demonstrated the mechanism by which transition metal impurities – iron …
Physics News
Scientists set traps for atoms with single-particle precision
Atoms, photons, and other quantum particles are often capricious and finicky by nature; very rarely at a standstill, they often collide with others of their kind. But if such particles can be …
Physics News
Physicists demonstrate existence of new subatomic structure
Iowa State University researchers have helped demonstrate the existence of a subatomic structure once thought unlikely to exist.
Physics News
New computational tool may speed drug discovery
A new computational tool called fABMACS is helping scientists see beyond static images of proteins to more efficiently understand how these molecules function, which could ultimately speed …
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Canadian Spies Illegally Retained Metadata for a Decade
A bombshell federal court ruling revealed on Thursday that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), Canada’s CIA analogue, operated a secret metadata collection and retention program for a decade.The Operational Data Analysis Centre (ODAC), a CSIS program that was not known to the public until…
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FBI Blames Controversial Trump Tweets on Buggy Website
With only a few days before what’s perhaps the most acrimonious election in modern American history, an FBI Twitter account started posting a series of links to documents from its archives. Among them, there were documents on Donald Trump’s father Fred, and files about the Clinton Foundation that had…
BBC News – World
Iran: Fifa fines country’s football federation over chants
Iran are fined by Fifa after fans sing religious chants at a World Cup qualifier played on a holy day in the country.
Mises Institute
What Will the Fed Do After the Election?
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssThe FedMoney and BanksMoney and BankingWhat Will the Fed Do After the Election? 0 Views In a move that surprised exactly no one, the Fed’s Federal Open Market Committee met yesterday and announced it would take no action. The Fed sounded the same note…
BBC News – World
German prosecutors arrest Syrian man over ‘Islamic State ties’
German prosecutors arrest a Syrian man who they suspect of links to the so-called Islamic State.
Mashable
YouTube gives creators more power over trolls in their comments sections
LOS ANGELES — Back off, trolls. YouTube unveiled new tools Thursday that give video creators the ability to fight hate speech and abuse in their comments sections.  The Google-owned video platform first announced plans for the new features at VidCon earlier this year. SEE ALSO: YouTubers can now interact…
Science | Smithsonian
Smoking a Pack a Day for a Year Leaves 150 Mutations in Every Lung Cell
Researchers quantify just how bad smoking is for you, molecularly
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SolPad
The SolPad system is a sustainable solar power source that combines a panel, a power storage battery & power inverter into one efficient device. It can be used at home or off-grid. Features include one-tap access to energy consumption & generation data. It also functions as a wi-fi hotspot…
SlashGear
Parrot Bebop 2 has new follow-me features, but they’ll cost you
Parrot has added follow-me features to its Bebop 2 drone, but you’ll have to pay to get them in the FreeFlight Pro app. Using this mode, users can have the drone position itself so that the operator is always in the shot, something that is itself made possible with three different technologies: visual…
TechSpot
Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch launches November 18, pre-orders open this weekend
Smartwatch sales may be tanking but that’s not stopping Samsung’s production lines. The South Korean electronics maker on Thursday said it would begin accepting pre-orders for its forthcoming Gear S3 line of connected timepieces on November 6 with a launch slated for later this month.
Digital Trends
Sling Orange or Sling Blue: Which one is the right choice for you?
Dishe Network’s Sling TV service offers something cord-cutters have dreamed of for years: live TV and sports without the need for pricey cable or satellite packages. One major strength of Sling TV is that it offers programming in relatively bite sized packages, rather than one major glut of channels,…
Fast Company
Why Three High-Powered Female Fintech Execs Place A Premium On Pragmatism
Women, said Susan Lyne, founder of BBG Ventures, are “laser-focused” on finding ways to problem-solve. That’s a huge asset in her industry. Women, said Susan Lyne, founder of BBG Ventures, are “laser-focused” on finding ways to problem-solve. That’s a huge asset in her industry.At…
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Giant Chocolate Turkey Thanksgiving Centerpiece
This highly detailed four pound milk chocolate turkey is hand-painted by chocolatiers with chocolate to accent its features and is fully edible – no cooking required.Click Here For Complete Details
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Massive Fiber-Optic LED Outdoor Christmas Ornaments
When it comes to outdoor holiday decorations, bigger always feels so much more satisfying.Click Here For Complete Details
Lifehacker
Start Things Off Right With a New Boss by Helping Them Get Early Wins
A new boss can be intimidating. If you want to break the ice and get off on the right foot, help them ease into their new situation with some quick and simple victories.Read more…
Slashdot
Microsoft Extends EMET End of Life Date
An anonymous reader writes: Microsoft will continue to support and provide security patches for its Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit security software for Windows until July 31 2018, after taking customer feedback into account. EMET is a security utility software popular with enterprise customers…
FiveThirtyEight
They Won’t Take Your Bet On The Election In Las Vegas
Say you’re sitting in an airport on the way to Las Vegas reading about the presidential race, and you’re so sure that Donald Trump will pull an upset that you want to put some money on it. You get to a casino, march up to a sports book window and try to put down your bet. You will be very disappointed.Las…
FiveThirtyEight
Elections Podcast Countdown: 5 Days
 Subscribe: iTunes |ESPN App |Download |RSS |New to podcasts?As the 2016 campaign comes to a close, the FiveThirtyEight Elections podcast team is recording daily episodes. Listen above for the latest installment, in which we discuss whether Hillary Clinton’s lead is still shrinking, one Ohio bellwether…
FiveThirtyEight
Election Update: Why Clinton’s Position Is Worse Than Obama’s
There’s been a potential breach of Hillary Clinton’s electoral firewall. And it’s come in New Hampshire, a state that we said a couple of weeks ago could be a good indicator of a Donald Trump comeback because of its large number of swing voters. Three new polls of New Hampshire released today showed…
io9
Apparently Wands in the 1920s Potterverse Were Really Ugly
Official replica versions of wands from the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie are available for you to buy now. And all of them look like a stiff wind would break them in half.Read more…
Latest news
Alibaba downplays ecommerce reliance
The Chinese ecommerce giant has, for the first time, shied away from mentioning GMV figures in its earnings report, playing down the importance of their traditional ecommerce business to group revenue within a slowing economy.
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Will iOS 11 feature a more natural sounding Siri?
It appears Siri is going back to school, as a report claims Apple has a secret office in Cambridge committed to improving the AI’s diction.A small team of less than 30 Apple staff have set up shop in an unmarked office near the University of Cambridge, just a short jaunt from the university’s botanical…
Newswise: SciNews
Hate Exercise? It May Be in Your Genes
Genes, specifically those that modulate dopamine in the brain, may play a role in a person’s propensity to embrace or avoid exercise. Rodney Dishman of the University of Georgia will present findings from studies in rats and humans in his talk “Genetics of Exercise Avoidance” at the Integrative Biology…
EETimes:
10 Intriguing Technologies from ARM TechCon
ARM TechCon 2016 showcased a wide variety of interesting technologies beyond the chips themselves.
HiConsumption
Quadsaw Square Hole Cutter
A four-sawed device that can cut through drywall in under 10 seconds.
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: Rebels ramp up attacks on government-held Aleppo
Syrian rebels intensify attacks on the government-held part of Aleppo, reportedly killing 12 people.
TechCrunch
Why a design mindset matters
 Engineers become engineers because they like to figure out how things fit together, literally and figuratively. This is not always entirely true, but usually. The lines are blurring between traditional engineers who make designs real and the designers who can now “engineer.” Technology is now allowing…
Slashdot
Judge Refuses To Block New York ‘Ballot Selfie’ Law
Last week, we wrote about a federal lawsuit that is challenging a New York state law that makes it a misdemeanor to show a marked election ballot to others. Today, we learn that a federal judge has refused to block enforcement of the law. Reuters reports: U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel in Manhattan…
RT – Daily news
‘Radical attack’ on free press : Snowden slams Quebec police chief over monitoring journalists
Edward Snowden has called for Quebec’s police chief to resign following reports that the police secretly monitored journalists’ phone calls. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Another big cyberattack is taking a country offline
A new large DDoS attack is knocking out internet access in Liberia.  The attack, written about on Thursday by IT security researcher Kevin Beaumont, is the same type of attack that slowed much of the internet down in October.  SEE ALSO: How an attack on a company you’ve never heard of crushed the internet…
BBC News – World
Wiped out
Abdullah al-Ibbi lost 27 members of his family in an air strike on his home in northern Yemen, devastating his life in an instant.
Gear Patrol
The Year’s Best Multitools (Updated for 2016)
Whether it’s to save space in your pack or saving trips back to the tool box at home, a great multi-tool is worth the investment. These are our picks for 2016. …Read More »
io9
Neil deGrasse Tyson Spent the World Series Ripping Lines From Wikipedia
Shortly before 1am last night, the Chicago Cubs clinched their first World Series title in 108 years. Chicago went crazy, Bill Murray and Theo Epstein got sloshed on camera, and J.R. Smith probably got kind of cold. Read more…
VentureBeat
Google starts offering Android developer previews in Firebase Test Lab
Google today announced a new way for developers to test their applications on upcoming versions of Android. In addition to simply running tests on an app after installing an Android developer preview on a currently supported device or testing through Android Studio’s Android Emulator, now it’s possible…
VentureBeat
API.ai launches payments and unlimited queries to its bot platform following Google acquisition
Bots made with API.ai can now complete transactions, use photos and videos, and send an unlimited amount of messages, the company announced today. These are some of the first publicly announced changes to API.ai since Google acquired the company in September, a day before the launch of the Allo chat…
VentureBeat
Why the iRobot Roomba 980 is a great lesson on the state of AI
Here’s a really practical way to find out how AI is evolving. You could start with the original iRobot Roomba vacuum cleaner, which came out in 2002. It went on a search and destroy mission for dirt, often rolling around in a sporadic pattern but eventually cleaning your carpet as you sip on coffee…
Gizmodo
A Tesla Coil Gatling Gun Is the Definitive Weapon of a Mad Scientist
YouTube’s ScienceBob somehow managed to get his hands on 315 small plastic containers that once held something called “photography film.” So he did what any mad scientist would do with such a windfall: use them to build an ethanol-powered, Tesla coil-triggered gatling gun.Read more…
Acquire
Outlier’s Hardcore Bomber turns up the heat
Possibly the most elaborately crafted bomber jackets you’ll see this season.Photo: OutlierOutlier has taken MA-1 silhouette and went absolutely nuts with their new Hardcore Bomber. The jacket’s construction features their Supermarine Cotton face fabric that is lightweight, breathable, and most importantly,…
Mashable
The ‘Deep Web’ installation is a ballet of high-precision lasers
This audiovisual installation is an analogy to the connections of digital networks and features 12 high power laser systems. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Deep Web, Lasers, Art, and Real Time
Digital Trends
HP Spectre x360 2-in-1 (2016) review
HP is no stranger to high-end laptops, but in recent years, its entries have been hit-or-miss. We weren’t big fans of the original HP Envy Spectre x360, for example. It annoyed us with a mediocre keyboard and surprisingly hefty design that made 2-in-1 use cumbersome. But times – and companies – change….
Digital Trends
The Tactica Talon is an everyday carry tool you can actually carry every day
EDC, or everyday carry, is a simple idea: It’s a product that’s been designed to go everywhere with you, every day, no matter where “everywhere” takes you. Whether it’s a folding knife, multi-tool, or flashlight, these items provide utility and convenience in a form factor that’s often small enough to…
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France’s Sarkozy, Juppé trade barbs in second presidential primary debate
The top two candidates for the French conservatives’ presidential ticket lashed out at each other on Thursday, with Nicolas Sarkozy saying Alain Juppe would be too soft to carry out reforms and Juppe retorting Sarkozy’s strategy was suicidal.
Digital Trends
Vizio SB4551-D5 SmartCast 5.1 sound bar review
As a provider of one of the highest value quotients in the TV marketplace, it wasn’t all that surprising when Vizio stepped into the soundbar game in 2009. Flat-screen TVs and their tiny speakers go hand in hand with soundbars, so why not package them together? What was a bit surprising is how easily…
Slashdot
The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup ‘Magic Leap’ Is Gearing Up To Release A Consumer Version of Its Tech
Magic Leap is an incredibly secretive company based in Florida that develops “mixed reality” technology. While the company was valued at $4.5 billion in its latest round of financing, Magic Leap has never released a product. “It has never given a public demonstration of a product, never announced a product,…
WIRED
Google’s Chrome Hackers Are About to Upend Your Idea of Web Security
Parisa Tabriz and her team of security engineers are using the world’s most popular browser to drag the web towards encryption. The post Google’s Chrome Hackers Are About to Upend Your Idea of Web Security appeared first on WIRED.
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Mental Canvas 3D drawing app is reason enough to buy a Surface Dial
Some software is so good that it alone makes a piece of hardware worth buying. If you’ve any doubt about that, ask around – chances are you know someone who snapped up a Wii U just for the latest Mario Kart and/or Smash Bros.  Mental Canvas enables artists and designers to work in a ‘virtual space’….
Lifehacker
Glerups are the Ultimate Slippers
GlerupsWe’ve talked a lot about shoes taking on slipper sensibilities, but these are just the best slippers.http://gear.lifehacker.com/time-slippers-…http://gear.lifehacker.com/the-most-comfo…Glerups are amazingly comfortable slippers made of raw materials, including wool, calf skin, and rubber. Glerups…
Mashable
Someone has reinvented the pocket knife
The Talon multi-tool combines more than 17 functions in one and won’t scratch any delicate tech devices in your pocket. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Inventions, Kickstarter, Tools, and Techonology
BBC News – World
Battlegrounds targeted as US polls tighten
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump fight for every vote as polls suggest a close White House race.
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Climate change: Low-hanging fruit ripe for the picking
Paris (AFP) Nov 3, 2016 Earth is hurtling deep into the red zone of dangerous global warming, but experts say there are some low cost, effective options for putting on the brakes. Under the 2015 Paris Agreement, UN members pledged to cap rising temperatures at less than two degrees Celsius (2.6…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Brazil dam burst like ‘end of the world’
Paracatu De Baixo, Brazil (AFP) Nov 3, 2016 Jose Pascual thought the end of the world had come when red mud, pouring from a broken Brazilian mining dam, engulfed his village a year ago. In a way, he was right. Twelve months from the deadly accident at an iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state, the…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Mixed signals for economic switch on climate change
Paris (AFP) Nov 3, 2016 Beyond the broad political consensus behind the Paris Agreement, there are mixed signals on how fast the world is pivoting towards the low-carbon economy needed to beat back the threat of global warming. Here is an overview of positive and negative signs: POSITIVE…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
How much Arctic sea ice are you melting? Scientists have the answer
Boulder, Colo. (UPI) Nov 3, 2016 Want to find out how much sea ice you’re melting each time you take a road trip or fly across the country? Now you can find out, thanks to two researchers and their paper on the subject, newly published in the journal Science. Climate scientists Dirk Notz and Julienne…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Pakistan’s Lahore chokes on toxic smog
Lahore, Pakistan (AFP) Nov 3, 2016 Thousands of citizens of Pakistan’s Lahore, one the world’s most polluted cities, complained Thursday of breathing difficulties and irritable eyes as a blanket of thick smog was forecast to persist for several days. Readings of dangerous “fine particulate matter”…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
President says UN ‘scapegoating’ Kenyan soldiers in S.Sudan
Nairobi (AFP) Nov 3, 2016 President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday accused the United Nations of “scapegoating” Kenyan soldiers for the failings of the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan. He followed up on Wednesday’s announcement, when Kenya, angered at the dismissal of the Kenyan head of the…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Hong Kong rebel lawmakers in court over oath battle
Hong Kong (AFP) Nov 3, 2016 Two Hong Kong lawmakers who advocate a split from China should be banned from taking up their seats, government lawyers argued in court Thursday, as concerns grow Beijing will wade into the escalating row. Widespread fears that China is tightening its grip on the semi-autonomous…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Colombian president ‘inspired’ by N. Irish peace process
Belfast (AFP) Nov 3, 2016 Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said during a visit to Belfast on Thursday he was trying to follow Northern Ireland’s path to peace and prosperity. Santos met Northern Irish First Minister Arlene Foster and her deputy Martin McGuinness at the end of a three-day…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Soil could become significant CO2 contributor in near future: Study
Exeter, England (UPI) Nov 3, 2016 Earth’s soil currently absorbs and stores more carbon than it emits, but that could soon change, according to a new paper published in the journal Scientific Reports. The planet’s top layer could become a significant CO2 contributor in coming decades if current…
Fast Company
New Report Finds More Mid-Career Professionals Opting For A Gap Year
Taking a year off to volunteer, travel, work, and pursue self-discovery isn’t just for students. Taking a year off to volunteer, travel, work, and pursue self-discovery isn’t just for students.Aihui Ong was a successful software engineer consultant taking home a six-figure salary…
Computerworld
Flaw in Wix website builder risked a computer worm
Wix, the provider of a widely used cloud-based web development platform, appears to have had a significant bug on its hands that could have paved the way for a computer worm to do serious damage to websites around world. The problem was related to an XSS (cross-site scripting) vulnerability that was…
Computerworld
Protection of white-hat hackers is slow in coming
In the cybersecurity world, the law doesn’t always treat the good guys like good guys. As Harley Geiger put it in a talk titled, “Fighting for Legal Protection for Security Researchers” at UNITED2016, the Rapid7 Security Summit, the vast majority of independent research into the security of consumer…
Latest news
Vimeo to introduce Netflix-like subscription service for the indie crowd
In an earnings report this week, Vimeo announced that it would be adding a subscription service to its portfolio.
Slashdot
Study Links Human Actions To Specific Arctic Ice Melt
sciencehabit writes from a report via Science Magazine: Since at least the 1960s, the shrinkage of the ice cap over the Arctic Ocean has advanced in lockstep with the amount of greenhouse gases humans have sent into the atmosphere, according to a study published this week in Science. Every additional…
RT – Daily news
1,700 US Army troops deploying to Iraq to ‘advise & assist’ local forces
The US Army will deploy 1,700 “highly trained” paratroopers to Iraq, from a military base in North Carolina, for “training, advising, and assisting” purposes, as the Iraqi Security Forces are trying to retake Mosul from the Islamic State. Read Full Article at RT.com
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Next stop Baikonur for ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet
Paris (ESA) Nov 02, 2016 ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and Roscosmos commander Oleg Novitsky this week passed their final exams on the Soyuz spacecraft that will fly them to the International Space Station in November. The trio enacted a launch and docking to the…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Aerojet Rocketdyne completes CST launch abort engine hot fire tests
Sacramento CA (SPX) Nov 02, 2016 Aerojet Rocketdyne has successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on two Launch Abort Engines (LAE) featuring innovative new propellant valves for Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner service module propulsion system. The tests were conducted…
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BRICS Space Agencies Sign Memorandum on Cooperation in Space Exploration
Moscow (Sputnik) Nov 02, 2016 Roscosmos Director General Igor Komarov stated that BRICS made a step into the future, as joint efforts on the use of the ERS system would help to eliminate consequences of natural disasters, improve environmental protection and further sustainable social and economic…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Close galactic encounter leaves ‘nearly naked’ supermassive black hole
Charlottesville VA (SPX) Nov 04, 2016 Astronomers using the super-sharp radio vision of the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) have found the shredded remains of a galaxy that passed through a larger galaxy, leaving only the smaller galaxy’s nearly-naked supermassive black…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Cal State LA partners with NASA to study how materials solidify in space
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Nov 04, 2016 NASA has awarded Cal State LA two grants to conduct materials science experiments with the International Space Station. The grants are made through NASA’s Physical Sciences Research program and will provide a total of $840,000 in funding. Using simulation, the research…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Mars: How Will Humans Get There
Washington DC (VOA) Nov 02, 2016 Mars how to get there and maybe even live there has been in the news a lot lately. Governments and private industry around the world are discussing ways to get people to the so-called “Red Planet.” In mid-October, U.S. President Barack Obama attended a science…
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Study Reveals Relationships Between Chemicals on Comets
Laurel MD (SPX) Nov 02, 2016 A new study has revealed similarities and relationships between certain types of chemicals found on 30 different comets, which vary widely in their overall composition compared to one another. The research is part of ongoing investigations into these primordial bodies,…
GearBest Blog
11.11 Singles Day is coming! Super Offers for LED Lights & Flashlights! UP to 60% OFF!!!
November and e-Commerce equal long working hours and an increase in coffee consumption, but also insane discounts and coupons. In China the 11.11 is a very special holiday (Singles Day) that got turned into a shopping festival by Alibaba. GearBest now brings this tradition to all over the world. Prepare…
Mashable
Patton Oswalt spins tragedy into a remarkable hour of standup comedy
NEW YORK — “This fucking day,” Patton Oswalt said tonight at the beginning of his hour-long set for the New York Comedy Festival. And all of us in the audience knew what he meant. Just half a year after the untimely death of his wife, Michelle McNamara, Oswalt has returned to the stage, and he brought…
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Valve is testing DualShock 4 support in Steam’s beta channel
If you never quite got the hang of Valve’s weird touch-pad laden game controller, you’re in luck: The company is, as promised, testing out Steam Configuration support for the DualShock 4. Steam beta client users can now customize every button on the PlayStation 4 gamepad using the same key-mapping interface…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
SHU SHU’s ‘shin’ sharpener ensures the pencil is always mightier than the sword
the blade is made of hitachi blue steel and the case is carved from oiled japanese red oak. The post SHU SHU’s ‘shin’ sharpener ensures the pencil is always mightier than the sword appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
BBC News – World
India sets rates in major sales tax reform
India agrees on the rates for its Goods and Services Tax, its biggest reform of the tax system since independence.
RT – Daily news
Walter Scott’s fatal shooting by white police officer unjustified – prosecution
The police shooting of Walter Scott, an unarmed black man killed by a white officer, was not justified even if the officer was provoked, a prosecutor said in the trial’s opening arguments. The former cop fired at Scott’s back as he tried to flee. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Smart oven designed with one purpose: baking you warm, fresh cookies
If using the oven for anything other than shrinky dinks is a little daunting, it’s probably been awhile since you’ve enjoyed fresh cookies warm from the oven.  The CHiP smart cookie oven may be your excuse to get back into the kitchen.  A photo posted by SideChef (@sidechef) on Nov 2, 2016 at…
VentureBeat
4 best practices your mobile messaging campaign needs to follow
GUEST: In a recent VentureBeat article, I talked about how chatbots and mobile messaging will become increasingly more accessible. At the moment, it may seem like only well-resourced corporations can take advantage of this technology, but we are already seeing small businesses setting up auto-responders…
Top News – MIT Technology Review
Computing with Lasers Could Power Up Genomics and AI
The pace at which conventional chips improve is slowing, and these startups say optical computers are the answer.
RT – Daily news
Wells Fargo ‘retaliated’ against scandal-linked ‘whistleblowers’ with false reports – US senators
Three US senators suspect Wells Fargo retaliated against hundreds of employees who blew the whistle on the big bank’s bogus accounts. They say Wells Fargo filed false and defamatory reports on people, which negatively impacted their careers. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Size does matter: Authagraph World Map turns the Earth into a rectangle using tetrahedrons
Most common world maps are highly size distorted, with any land masses located toward the poles tending to look much bigger than they really are, which, in some ways, makes this weird-looking projection a lot more accurate. How it’s made is a fascinating process – now, what is it actually useful…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Toyota gives the Sienna minivan some private jet swagger
Getting in on the van conversion trend that’s spawned everything from off-road drifters, to mobile offices, to nomadic parties, Toyota has presented the Extreme Sienna minivan at SEMA 2016. Like a private jet, the upgraded minivan is all aerodynamic tech outside and embellished comfort inside….
Mises Institute
Why Is It So Hard to Reduce the Pentagon Budget?
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyWhy Is It So Hard to Reduce the Pentagon Budget? Political Theory 0 Views Through good times and bad, regardless of what’s actually happening in the world, one thing is certain: in the long run, the Pentagon budget…
Mises Institute
Central Banks Have Robbed Us Of the Benefits of Free Trade
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssU.S. HistoryCentral Banks Have Robbed Us Of the Benefits of Free Trade Political Theory 0 Views The term “globalization” — in the sphere of economics — describes an increase in trade, and greater movement of capital and labor across national and regional…
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Can Archivists Save the World’s Newest Nation?
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Climate Change Captured in Stunning Antarctic Ice Photos
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The Case for and Against Daylight Saving Time
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The Netherlands will spend 150 million Euros to turn cow poop into biogas
Related: Villagers in carbon-hungry Thailand tap the sun and dung for clean energy Via The Guardian Images via U.S. Department of Agriculture on Flickr and Wikimedia Commons
Gear Patrol
The Winter Survival Skill Every Man Should Know
Whether you’re spending a winter night outside by choice or by circumstance, you’ll want to know how to build a snow shelter. …Read More »
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This Is the King of Hearty Winter Stews
A 14th-century invention, cassoulet is a hearty, caloric flavor bomb. And it’s perfect for winter nights. …Read More »
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Psychologists figure out the science behind earworms
There’s a scientific reason why you can’t get that one song out of your head, and a team from the American Psychological Association conducted a large scale study to get to the bottom of it. They compared earworms to other songs that became popular a…
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Deals of Note: November 4, 2016
How to save on Globe chino pants, a Goal Zero recharger and Sugru moldable glue. …Read More »
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Today in Gear: November 4, 2016
A customizable office chair, Adidas Stan Smith Gore-Tex sneakers, an all-in-one coffee maker and much more. …Read More »
The Next Web
Adobe Photoshop Fix lets Android shutterbugs retouch photos like the pros
It’s been over a year since Adobe launched Photoshop Fix on iOS to make it easier for folks to touch up their portrait photos. The free app has finally made it to Android. Fix offers tools to do things like clean up blemishes, smoothen skin and surfaces, enhance contrast, tweak lighting in specific areas…
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Scientists find key protein for spinal cord repair in zebrafish
Duke University | Spinal Cord Injury and Regeneration in Zebrafish Duke University scientists have found a protein that’s important for the ability of the freshwater zebrafish’s spinal cord to heal completely after being severed. Their study, published Nov. 4  in the journal Science, could generate…
Mashable
Indian government issues 24-hour ban on news channel NDTV India
India’s ministry of information and broadcasting said news channel NDTV India will be taken off air for 24 hours as a penalty for its coverage of an attack on Pathankot air force base earlier this year.  SEE ALSO: Arrest warrant issued for journalist Amy Goodman after pipeline protest coverage The…
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BMW sold 100,000 EVs in 3 years, now turns attention to autonomy
EVs have come a long way in just a few years. Just look at the waves Tesla has made since introducing the Model S in 2012. Nissan just sold its 100,000th Leaf in the US. BMW, too, would have you know that it has been pulling its weight in this grand…
The Verge – All Posts
Steely Danzig mashup adds dad-rock to ‘Mother’
Glenn Danzig has always struck me as a singularly angry dude. That’s partly because he’s been infamously angry in public a number of times — irate about stage times, pissed off about Sinead O’Connor’s bullshit, and indignant about bricks in his front yard — but maybe he’s just got that kind of face….
Ars Technica
Here’s what the PS4 Pro looks like out in the wild
We’re still putting the PlayStation 4 Pro through its paces and will have a detailed review of the recently announced, souped-up version of the PlayStation 4 hardware nearer to its November 10 launch. Until then, we thought we’d give you a…
ReadWrite
Can IoT-assisted asset tracking save shippers trillions?
Global supply chains are undergoing a massive Internet of Things (IoT) transformation that will generate huge economic value. A new report by Business Insider says that new connected technology will unlock $1.9 trillion, citing estimates by Cisco Systems and logistics giant DHL. Specifically, it is…
BBC News – World
Australian frog species found that ‘flashes’ enemies
A species of frog which startles predators by flashing its orange groin has been found in Australia.
The Next Web
Adobe’s upcoming audio tool lets you synthesize speech in anyone’s voice
Get ready for a whole new universe of scams and conspiracy theories. At its annual MAX event, Adobe showed off a tool it’s working on that’s basically Photoshop for audio, in that it can generate authentic-sounding speech in anyone’s voice based on a small sample. You read that right: Feed Project VoCo…
ReadWrite
Cisco aims to hook up 100 smart cities in India
U.S. networking hardware giant Cisco Systems is looking to transform 100 Indian metropolises into smart cities with connected technology. Economic Times says Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins confirmed his company’s commitment to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative. He said that Cisco is…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Grappler drags bad guys’ cars to a halt and makes a mess of tires
Police Bumper’s Grappler is a nasty little device that mounts to the front of police pursuit cars and stops a car chase right in its tracks, safely and securely. It shoots out a net that grabs onto the target’s rear wheel, wraps around it and completely drags the axle to a stop while destroying…
RT – Daily news
Aleppo: Russian military streaming pics of humanitarian corridors for militants LIVE
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Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
US vehicle emissions hit record low as fuel economy climbs to record high
The US transportation sector contributes 26 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions that are trapping heat and making the planet warmer. Recognizing the opportunity reduce carbon pollution from cars and light-duty  trucks to mitigate climate change, in 2012 the Obama Administration finalized 54.5 miles…
BBC News – World
South Korea’s Park denies following cult as scandal continues
The South Korean president denies following a cult as scandal threatens to engulf her leadership.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Arctic farming: Town turns to hydroponics for fresh greens
The landscape is virtually treeless around a coastal hub town above Alaska’s Arctic Circle, where even summer temperatures are too cold for northern-growing forests to take root.
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China says new rocket brings space station plans closer
China’s plans for a permanent space station remain firmly on track with the successful launch of its new heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket that will enable ambitious future missions, including a planned trip to Mars.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Forests, locals harmed in Mexico’s avocado boom
Liliana Carmona misses the lush pine forest on the hills overlooking her village in western Mexico. She now stares at vast avocado orchards that feed a massive foreign appetite for the green fruit.
Newswise: SciNews
2017 DOE Joint Genome Institute Community Science Program Allocations Announced
The 37 projects selected for the 2017 Community Science Program (CSP) of the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, “exploit DOE JGI’s experimental and analytical ‘omics’ capabilities and build our portfolio in key focus areas.”
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SLAC, Berkeley Lab Researchers Prepare for Scientific Computing on the Exascale
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are playing key roles in two recently funded computing projects with the goal of developing cutting-edge scientific applications for future exascale supercomputers that can perform at least a billion billion computing operations…
RT – Daily news
Paris police start evicting 3,000+ refugees from Stalingrad camp (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
Paris police have begun moving refugees out of a camp near the capital’s Stalingrad metro station, where some 3,000 were living in tents and makeshift shelters. Most arrived after the closure of the notorious Calais ‘Jungle’ camp, French media reported. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Reversible Star Wars Chewie Jacket
Keep as warm as a wookie with this reversible star wars Chewie jacket Also available for £55.95 from Amazon.co.uk
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Adidas made an ocean plastic shoe you can actually buy
Late last year, Adidas teamed up with Parley, an organization raising awareness against ocean pollution, to design a partially 3D-printed shoe made from up-cycled marine plastic. Then, in 2016, the two companies took that partnership one step further with the limited-edition Adidas x Parley, a running…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
atelier yokyok + ulysse lacoste build ‘paper dome’ from newspapers in beirut
visitors are invited to step inside and lounge within the paper habitat, where sunlight subtly filters through the many newspaper clippings. The post atelier yokyok + ulysse lacoste build ‘paper dome’ from newspapers in beirut appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Symposium Papers Published in Nanomedicine
International Symposium on Functional Nanomaterials in Industrial Applications Research papers from invited and keynote speakers at this year’s symposium are now published in a special showcase…
SlashGear
Robots “skin” uses warmth to identify objects
It’s unavoidable that, for the foreseeable future, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will remain the butt of jokes when it comes to literally hot electronics. After all, heat and electronics don’t make for a good combination. Heat and organics, however, is important, from sustaining life to making sense of the…
Mashable
Xiaomi is making a Lego-like coding toy robot you can control with your phone
Xiaomi is producing a plastic toy robot that you can assemble into different forms, and control with an app. Called the Toy Block, the coding toy appears to rely on Lego-like pieces. The kit will come with various other components like wheels, gears and chains, to make your moveable robot come to life….
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Earthwise 12 AMP Electric Snow Thrower Power Shovel $89.99
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RT – Daily news
8 killed, 100+ injured as blast rocks Turkey’s Kurdish southeast
At least 8 people have been killed and over 100 injured in a powerful explosion that rocked the city of Diyarbakir in southeast Turkey, which is home to a predominantly Kurdish population, Hurriyet newspaper reported, citing Turkey’s prime minister. Read Full Article at RT.com
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We now know exactly how many DNA mutations smoking causes
A common tactic for people trying to give up smoking is to quantify exactly how much damage — financial or physical — each cigarette or pack of cigarette does. How much does smoking cost you per month, for example, or how much shorter is your life going to be for each drag you take? Well, a new study…
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3 Special Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Combos under $100.00
In most cases, the keyboard and mouse are the most used input devices in your computer system. You use them together to work on documents, browse the internet, navigate and create. A wireless keyboard and mouse combo offers greater freedom of movement which may translate into more comfort and productivity.
BBC News – World
Starbucks reports record annual profit
Starbucks records its “most profitable year” and says it is focusing on China to secure growth “for decades to come”.
BBC News – World
Sting to reopen Paris’s Bataclan before attack anniversary
Pop star Sting will reopen the Bataclan in Paris to mark the anniversary of the attack on the venue.
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The Morning After: Thursday, November 4, 2016
TGIF. Before you fall back this weekend, it’s time to take a look at Google’s Assistant-powered Home device, take a spin with GoPro’s drone and find out how Singapore is pushing to be the first “Smart Nation.” Also, undecided (or, more likely, firmly decided) voters can peruse Engadget’s election…
Slashdot
Windows 7 and 8.1 Are Gaining More New Users Than Windows 10
New submitter TroII writes: After Microsoft ended its year-long “free” Windows 10 offer, new installations have slowed predictably. But in an unexpected turn, October saw more new installs of both Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 than of Windows 10. Compared to September’s numbers, market share increased only…
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The Morning After: Thursday, November 4, 2016
TGIF. Before you fall back this weekend, it’s time to take a look at Google’s Assistant-powered Home device, take a spin with GoPro’s drone and find out how Singapore is pushing to be the first “Smart Nation.” Also, undecided (or, more likely, firml…
Computerworld
Cloud adoption keeps moving ahead, survey says
Companies continue their migration of both applications and computing infrastructure to the cloud at a steady pace. They have moved 45% of their applications and computing infrastructure to the cloud already, and they expect well over half of their IT environment to be cloud-based by 2018, according…
SlashGear
OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock returns MacBook Pro ports Apple removed
The long-awaited MacBook Pro refresh turned out to also be the perhaps the most controversial. Apple giveth, and Apple taketh away. While it added the novelty of a Touch Bar, at least for the higher-end model, it practically stripped the MacBook of every other port other than Thunderbolt 3/USB-C. Even…
BBC News – World
Mosul: The families who lived under IS control
The UN says the offensive to retake the Iraqi city has left more than 20,000 civilians homeless, many of them children.
PCWorld
Basketball without cable: A cord-cutter’s guide to the NBA
Cord cutters can get their fill of big nationally televised games, but local broadcasts are still left on the bench.
Popular Mechanics
Self-healing batteries open up a world of possibilities
Snap this self-healing batteries clean in half and like a healing wound it will pull itself back together. Within seconds the battery resumes its delivery. The post Self-healing batteries open up a world of possibilities appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
RT – Daily news
Post office evacuated in Germany due to letter containing ‘suspicious’ white powder – media
A post office has been evacuated in the Western German town of Bergheim because suspicious “white powder” spilled out of a letter there. Police said it is being thoroughly examined, fearing the substance could contain anthrax spores. Read Full Article at RT.com
How-To Geek
Amazon Prime Is More than Free Shipping: Here Are All of Its Extra Features
Millions of people have an Amazon Prime subscription for one reason: you can get just about anything shipped to your house in two days, with no extra shipping fees. But Amazon Prime comes with a ton of other features that you may not know about. Here are all the ways you can maximize the value of your…
SlashGear
Flameflex creates a fire tornado on your table that won’t burn the house down
If you have a bit of fire bug in you, but you don’t want to have to fiddle with fireplaces or fire pits that leave behind ash that you have to clean up, Flameflex is the ticket. This little gizmo has a mesh tube that surrounds an open flame that is twisted into a tornado shape by fancy magical technology…
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DDoS attacks are powerful enough to cut off an entire country from the internet
There has been another worrying development when it comes to massive-scale DDoS attacks, with the latest victim being an entire country – Liberia over in Africa, to be precise.And as you won’t be surprised to hear if you’ve been following these stories, this is another assault which leverages the Mirai…
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The HTC 11 just got a lot less mysterious
Even though the HTC 11 is probably launching early next year we still know almost nothing about it… until now. Some key details have leaked, which make it sound a lot like the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, or perhaps even the Galaxy S8 Edge.According to a Weibo leaker, the HTC 11 will have a 5.5-inch 1440…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
OnePlus 3T launch rumored for November 14
The OnePlus 3 is hotly tipped to get a spec upgrade before the year is out, and the latest leak points towards November 14 as a potential OnePlus 3T launch date. The word comes from PocketNow, which claims the Chinese startup is organizing a London event this month, with the handset rumored to feature…
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HTC Vive 2: HTC confirms next-gen headset is in development
Can’t get enough of that room-scale VR feeling? A top HTC spokesperson has confirmed that a next-gen HTC Vive headset is in the works.Rikard Steiber, SVP of Virtual Reality at HTC told TechCrunch that, though the first commercially available Vive only went on sale a few months ago, new Vive virtual reality…
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The best free video editing software 2016
There’s a preconception that good quality video editing software is expensive – and not without reason. There are certainly lots of costly options out there, but there are also superb free video editors for amateur movie-makers of all levels.Our top-rated free video editing software is packed with professional…
The Next Web
Riffjam for iOS turns your video messages into sweet Auto-tuned grooves
Want to take your video messaging to the next level? Sure, you can slap on a filter or some stickers like a commoner – or you can turn it up to 11 with Riffjam. This inventive iOS app, from the makers of the AI-based soundtrack generator Jukedeck, takes a short video clip and adds an Auto-tune audio…
Macworld
Apple could have made the USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 transition easier
We knew it was coming. Ever since the 2015 release of the 12-inch MacBook, with its single USB-C port, it was obvious that this connector would make its appearance on other Macs. But Apple’s recently announced new MacBook Pro with only Thunderbolt 3/USB-C ports (plus a headphone jack) may leave you…
Computerworld
U.S. launches Code.gov software-sharing website
Code.gov, a U.S. government website for promoting the sharing of custom-developed software code, was launched Thursday with listings of nearly 50 open-source projects from various government agencies.The move follows the announcement by the White House in August of a Federal Source Code policy that…
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Intel is getting into VR sports and live events
There’s a glut of virtual reality headsets on the market now, but not nearly enough VR content. Intel, which just launched the “Project Alloy” mixed reality headset, is addressing that. It acquired a small firm called Voke that produces 360-degree co…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
lomo’instant wide camera captures creative images instantly
conjuring the spirit of shooting large film format polaroids of yesteryear, the lomo’instant wide uses fuji ‘instax wide’ film to capture dreamlike, instant photographs. The post lomo’instant wide camera captures creative images instantly appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Convenience Concepts Designs2Go 3-Tier TV Stand for Flat Panel Television $16.25
Convenience Concepts Designs2Go 3-Tier TV Stand for Flat Panel Television $16.25
TechCrunch
Come see Boston Dynamics and its robots stomp on the Disrupt London stage
 If artificial intelligence will inevitably be a central part of how we will interact with machines and services in the future, then learning more about who is developing these new AI systems — and what they are making — is essential to us understanding and helping shape that world. And you, dear reader, will…
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For Those with HIV, Cigarettes Have Become More Dangerous Than the Actual Virus
In 1982, when the CDC first began using the term AIDS, Philip Morris was in its 29th year of record-breaking profits. Despite decades of ever-increasing doomsaying, smoking was still pretty normal—a fact of life on airplanes and buses and in restaurants. Much of the world still bore a grody yellow tinge. …
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Demographic change depresses tax revenues
Population aging and ultimately population shrinking in Germany will depress tax revenues in the medium and long term, as a recent analysis by Fraunhofer FIT and Prognos shows.
The Next Web
Apple’s iPhone sales continue to drop as its profits go through the roof
Despite declining iPhone sales over the last year, Apple continues to breeze through the competition as the company clinches an all-time high market share profit for the third quarter of 2016. BMO Capital Markets analyst Tim Long estimates that the Cupertino giant has snatched an impressive 103.6 percent…
Computerworld
Hey Siri, fix my Mac..
Imagine a Mac that told you when it was developing a problem. A Mac that could identify a rogue app demanding too much memory, or a component displaying symptoms that often come before it fails.Predictive maintenance This isn’t such a far-fetched reality, not only this, but it’s one that would be a…
PCWorld
4 ways to get things done faster with Cortana
Cortana is one of the most useful features of Windows 10. But if you weren’t previously introduced to the Microsoft digital assistant via Windows Phone, you might have little idea how to take advantage of it. Here are a few ways you can use Cortana to streamline common tasks.1. Call on Cortana with…
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Turns out, nobody knows how many smartwatches are being sold
Are smartwatches proving popular, or are they a failing fad? Well, as far as sales figures go it’s hard to tell as analysts can’t seem to agree on whether they’re up or down. In late October IDC published a report which said that smartwatch shipments had dropped by over 50% since 2015, however, another…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
US national electric charging network to span 25,000 miles
The Obama Administration has announced more details about the national electric charging corridor, a program designed to accelerate the adoption of electric cars by expanding the charging infrastructure. We now know the Department of Transportation will create 48 charging corridors running…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
standard products kickstarts digital fabrication for home products
as another take on DIY furniture, the process combines materials from user’s hardware store with downloadable 3D-printed components. The post standard products kickstarts digital fabrication for home products appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Sentinel satellites reveal east–west shift in Italian quake
New information on the effects of the 30 October earthquake that struck central Italy continues to emerge as scientists analyse radar scans from satellites.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Effort to image black hole, a chance to rule on Einstein
Being an astrophysicist and father of two is no easy task. Just ask Dimitrios Psaltis.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Debunking the myth of password security
When U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton was found to have used a private email server for government business as Secretary of State, there was a collective gasp of disbelief. That disbelief quickly turned into horror when it was later revealed that she did not even protect her office computer…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study finds need for independent monitoring of carbon offset programs
A mechanism used as part of international efforts to reduce emissions has a potentially fatal flaw, according to a new study. A recent review of the way carbon offset credits have been used internationally to reduce carbon emissions suggests that the program needs independent monitoring. The issue is…
Phys.org: Physics News
Researchers confirm decades-old theory describing principles of phase transitions
New research conducted at the University of Chicago has confirmed a decades-old theory describing the dynamics of continuous phase transitions.
Fast Company
Why Housing Is The Political Issue Candidates Aren’t Talking About
Presidential candidates aren’t talking about a problem that affects a huge swath of our population. Presidential candidates aren’t talking about a problem that affects a huge swath of our population.As we near the final phase of the election cycle, issues like terrorism, taxes,…
WIRED
The Genius Kids Behind Obama’s Favorite Science Projects
The White House Science Fair and Maker Faire celebrate students pushing the limits of science and technology. With photography by Platon. The post The Genius Kids Behind Obama’s Favorite Science Projects appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Huawei’s Newest Supersized Phone Comes in a $1,500 Porsche Design Version
The Mate 9 is a massive handset that comes in two different variations with slightly different specs and very different prices. The post Huawei’s Newest Supersized Phone Comes in a $1,500 Porsche Design Version appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Review: Tile Mate and Slim
The easiest way to add locational tracking to your wallet, passport, or cat is back. Tile Slim and Tile Mate are smaller and more powerful. The post Review: Tile Mate and Slim appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
The Hidden Art of Designing Trains for Anti-Social Commuters
How BART’s designers create train cars with your needs in mind. The post The Hidden Art of Designing Trains for Anti-Social Commuters appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Space Sim House of the Dying Sun Gets Combat Down to a Science
This new game captures the feeling of PC space flight sims from the 1990s—then boils it down to its essence. The post Space Sim House of the Dying Sun Gets Combat Down to a Science appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Sun: A Seriously Beautiful Weather App Powered by Dark Sky
Unlike most weather apps, Sun only shows a user neatly parceled amounts of information at any given time. The post Sun: A Seriously Beautiful Weather App Powered by Dark Sky appeared first on WIRED.
Lifehacker
Will It Sous Vide? Totally Safe Raw Cookie Dough
Hello, my friends, and welcome back to another sweet installment of Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator.http://skillet.lifehacker.com/will-it-sous-v…Last week I asked you to come up with some sugary suggestions, and raw, completely-safe-for-consumption,…
BBC News – World
Afghanistan: Journalist killed by Helmand roadside bomb
Afghan journalist Nematullah Zaheer killed in southern Helmand province.
SlashGear
MIT morphing wing changes shape for more efficient flight
A new project at MIT for a wing that is able to change shape during flight is a bit of a throwback to the aircraft that the Wright Brothers first flew over a hundred years ago. The Wright Brothers used a system of pulleys and cables that twisted the wings of their aircraft to control flight. A new wing…
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An Asteroid With a ‘Gremlin’ Moon Flew By Earth on Halloween
It looks like Earth has been visited by trick-or-treating Halloween asteroids for the second year in a row. New NASA footage reveals that asteroid 2003 YT1, estimated to be 2.63 kilometers (1.6 miles) across, zipped past Earth on Monday at a distance of about 5.3 million kilometers (3.3 million miles)….
Lifehacker
Reminder: Comcast’s 1TB Data Caps Are Now In Effect In a Bunch of New Areas
In case you missed the news last month, Comcast is rolling out its 1TB data cap plans to a lot more people in November. If you’re in one of the affected areas, it’s probably a good idea to start monitoring your usage.Read more…
MakeUseOf
How to Repair Your Microsoft Office Application
All over the world, people rely on Microsoft Office both for personal use and in the workplace — which makes it all the more frustrating when the software doesn’t work. It’s not uncommon to see an installation of the Office suite become damaged in some way, and losing access can put a dent in your productivity….
MakeUseOf
Snapchat Stories vs. Instagram Stories: What’s the Difference?
So, let’s say you want to post a picture on social media. But you only want it to be visible for 24 hours. And you kind of want there to be some fun designs on it. Maybe you have a couple more pictures that kind of go along with it too. Also a video. After 24 hours? That series of pictures needs to be…
MakeUseOf
How to Build Critical Thinking Skills in Just 5 Steps
“Critical thinking” is a phrase that leaves many students nervously quaking in their desks. By the time we’ve become adults, though, we’ve largely forgotten it. We imagine that we think critically, but we let our ability to engage with new ideas atrophy when we leave college. We get set in our ways,…
MakeUseOf
Save on Personal Video Headset, Mattresses, and More [US/CA]
We’re officially rolling into November, which means Black Friday season is upon us! As such, Amazon is going hard on the deals with discounts on a personal video headset, memory foam mattresses, board games, TVs, and much more! US Deals Avegant Glyph – Video Headset ($439.00, 37% Off) Avegant Glyph -…
MakeUseOf
9 Great Apps That Will Change Your Android Smartphone’s Wallpaper
There are many ways to customize and personalize Android, and by far the easiest is to change the wallpaper. There are hundreds of wallpaper apps on the Play Store, delivering content from across the internet, offering custom designs, or generating unique styles on the fly. Most of them will even change…
MakeUseOf
Don’t Lose Your Data: 5 Top Backup Solutions For Android
Data backups are a must no matter who you are. You never know when you’re going to accidentally delete an important interview, document, spreadsheet, etc. And if you think such things will never happen to you, think again: they’re called “accidents” precisely because you don’t expect them! And that’s…
MakeUseOf
5 Helpful Apps for When You Can’t Decide Where to Eat
What is it about food that makes us so indecisive? You know what I’m talking about. It’s Friday night and your stomach is caving in on itself, but you and your friends have been stuck in a cycle of “What do you want to eat?” and “Hmm…” for over half an hour. One likely explanation is that we have too…
MakeUseOf
How to Easily Pixelate or Blur Your Images Online
Before you share an image online, you might need to blur out part of your shot. Whether it’s about hiding sensitive information or attempting to provide anonymity to people in your images, there are some online websites that you can use regardless of your OS, browser, or platform to get the job done….
MakeUseOf
Turn Your Saved Articles Into Instant Podcasts Automatically
Let’s debate: is listening as good as reading? Daniel T. Willingham is the Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia. He turned this question into a study and a blog post. The short and quick version of his answer is that listening to an audiobook is exactly like reading print, except that…
MakeUseOf
How to Tweak Google Text-to-Speech Settings on Android
In just a few years, the presence of text-to-speech on mobile devices has exploded. The first iPhones and Android devices rarely ever spoke to their users, but now every phone has a mobile assistant. On Android, Google Text-to-Speech powers everything from Google Now’s powerful search to Google Maps…
MakeUseOf
How to Restore “Clean Up” Options in Finder
The View > Clean Up By feature in Finder is one of the best and fastest ways to clean up any folder that has fallen into disorganized chaos. It’s mainly used for the Desktop, but can be used elsewhere as well. But if you go to the View menu, you might find that the Clean Up By and Clean Up Selection…
inStash
Felix Gray Computer Glasses Protect Your Vision While You’re On The PC
Here’s an inconvenient truth for you: all that time that you spend on your computer is having a detrimental strain on your eyes. If you don’t want … Read More
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LighterBro Stealth Augments Your Lighter With A Multitool
Shouldn’t your lighter do more than just, you know, start fires? It can if you invest in your own LighterBro Stealth. As a clip on attachment that’s … Read More
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Turn Your Bike Into An Electric Bike In Seconds With The Electron Wheel
If you’re an avid cyclist who’s curious about an electric bike but don’t want to let your existing bike go the way of the dino, might we … Read More
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Take Your Party To The Next Level With Aerix Duet Music System
Looking for a home audio solution which delivers deep, rich beats that’ll get the party started at the drop of a tune? You need only invest in … Read More
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Seataci Concept Yacht Looks Like Something Out Of A Sci-Fi Film
Charles Bombardier may not be a household name, but his bombastic designs are well known in the yacht design world. Standing as a testament to his prowess … Read More
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Image: NASA’s SDO performs calibration maneuvers
On Oct. 19, 2016, operators instructed NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, to look up and down and then side to side over the course of six hours, as if tracing a great plus sign in space. During this time, SDO produced some unusual data. Taken every 12 seconds, SDO images show the sun dodging…
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Scientists reconstruct largest ever family tree of major flowering plant group
Scientists have developed the largest ever family tree of a major group of flowering plants called monocots, which could help protect their diversity.
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Algorithm has the word on U.S. election
A University of Queensland computer scientist who harvests social media to accurately predict election results says he can confidently call next week’s United States election.
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Scientists decode the genome of Chinese licorice
In research published in The Plant Journal, a group of scientists led by researchers from the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science in Japan have decoded the genome of Glycyrrhiza uralensis, or Chinese licorice, a plant that is important for its use in Chinese medicine and as a natural sweetener.
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Ancient fishes kept their young in a nursery
Placoderms are armoured prehistoric fishes that are considered to be the first vertebrates to procreate by internal fertilisation. In other words, they had sex.
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Scientists catalog nearly 100 dusty globules in the Crab Nebula
Researchers from Sweden have recently studied the presence of dust in the Crab Nebula to locate and characterize numerous dusty globules of this well-known supernova remnant. As a result, they have cataloged 92 dusty globules and derived their properties. A paper describing the research was published…
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When job insecurity leads to sabotage
Fear over job security leads to lower productivity and disengagement at work. When people are nervous and upset, they check out.
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Increased access to data could bring many benefits but faces significant challenges
Although we currently live in the “Information Age” what we actually generate, and most of the time fail to make meaningful use of, is data. The Australian Government’s Productivity Commission has released a report that highlights the economic, health and social costs of Australia’s failure to make effective…
How-To Geek
How to Change the Default Control Panel View in Windows
By default, the Windows Control Panel defaults to the last view you used—Category, Large Icons, or Small Icons. If you prefer, you can make it always open to a particular view using a quick Registry or Group Policy hack.Click Here to Continue Reading
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Potted Topiary Tips That Maximize Greenery
Topiaries add beauty and charm to our surroundings. During the fall and winter, these sculptural plants can be used to celebrate indoor gardening as the weather outdoors grows colder. Topiaries can grace your tables and shelves all year long, and they’re perfect for adding festivity during holidays….
ArchDaily
Kickstarter Campaign Produces Large Affordable CNC Cutting Machine
Young tech team (Bar Smith, Hannah Teagle, and Tom Beckett) has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Maslow, a four-by-eight-foot at home CNC cutting machine made to assist construction efforts by cutting user-specified shapes out of wood or any other flat material. Designed…
Ars Technica
State proposition requires final text of bills be online for 3 days
Enlarge / The California State Capitol Building as seen in 2015. (credit: Jeff Turner) Among a slew on ballot propositions that Californians will be asked to consider on Election Day (Nov. 8) is Proposition 54, a proposed constitutional amendment that seems like a no-brainer. If passed, the law…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Apple Takes 104% of All Smartphone Profits Following Galaxy Note 7 Recall
Apple accounted for over 100 percent of smartphone industry profits in the third quarter of this year, according to estimates published by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday. Analyst Tim Long, quoted in the Investor’s Business Daily, said Apple’s staggering 103.6 percent profit share in Q3 2016 came…
Lifehacker
Make a Better First Impression By Focusing On Your Four “Social Gifts”
Your first impression counts for a heck of a lot. When you’re meeting someone for the first time, focus on the four “social gifts” you bring to the table to make your impression a good one.As the book First Impressions explains, we evaluate the people we meet based on how they fit into our lives. To…
PCWorld
How to turn off the Action Center in Windows 10
The Action Center in Windows 10 is Microsoft’s way of bringing the ceaseless ping of smartphone notifications to the PC. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. Personally, I like receiving the same kind of notifications I get on my phone—not to mention getting my actual smartphone notifications as well….
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Dyson 360 Eye is the robot vacuum cleaner of your sci-fi dreams
From The Jetsons’ Rosie through to Star Wars’ R2-D2, robot helpers have been the stuff of sci-fi dreams for decades. And though cleaner bots have been knocking around in one shape or other for a while, they’ve tended to be disappointing. But as you’d expect from the British design and engineering geniuses…
Macworld
Ask the iTunes Guy: iCloud Music Library video restrictions, playlist issues, and more
Sometimes I long for the simpler days of yore. When iTunes was a music player and didn’t have all these complicated features, and perplexing clouds that make listening to music a chore. In this week’s column, I look at some irksome issues with iTunes 12. In same cases, you may not see all your playlists…
Architecture Lab
Creative Elements Don’t Have to be New
The people of Australia are uniquely focused on recycling and reclaiming old things. This desire to take care of the environment around them … The post Creative Elements Don’t Have to be New appeared first on Architecture Lab.
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Google: HTTPS now represents more than 50% of all pages loaded through Chrome on the desktop
Google has revealed that more than half of all pages loaded on the Chrome desktop app now load over HTTPS, which accounts for more than two-thirds of all browsing time spent by these users. Since 2015, the internet giant has been tracking the prevalence of HTTPS connections via Chrome users who opt…
Techbargains.com
Philips Norelco 8900 S8950/91 Electric Shaver (Wet & Dry Edition) $99.83
Philips Norelco 8900 S8950/91 Electric Shaver (Wet & Dry Edition) $99.83
SlashGear
NASA Bio-Indicator Lidar Instrument could sniff out life on Mars
NASA has a new prototype instrument that takes advantage of a sensing technique that is currently used by the military to monitor air remotely in an effort to detect chemicals, toxins, and pathogens that could threaten the lives of servicemen and women. The NASA instrument is called the Bio-indicator…
Reason.com Full Feed
California’s Marijuana Initiative Is Needlessly Punitive and Restrictive
In recent polls, support for Proposition 64, California’s marijuana legalization initiative, ranges from 51 percent to 58 percent, while opposition ranges from 30 percent to 40 percent. The latter group includes not only diehard prohibitionists but also at least some voters who oppose the war on weed…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers help rural women in India improve health and slow global warming through clean cookstove use
For several months out of the year, a band of brown haze almost a mile thick blankets northern India, trapped there by the Himalayas. It produces smog dense enough to be visible indoors in Delhi and other urban centers.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Success can come at any age, according to study
What does age have to do with creative breakthroughs in science? Not much, according to new research led by Northeastern network scientist Albert-László Barabási. Rather, it is productivity and the will to keep trying that corresponds with great discoveries, whether the scientist is 20, 40, or even 70.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
There really is a link between your Facebook posts and your personality
Privacy campaigners this week applauded Facebook’s decision to block big UK insurance firm Admiral from using young people’s social media data to help set their car insurance premiums. But this is just the start of a debate over the use of social media information for such purposes. Setting aside privacy…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
The commodification of rural China
Over the past few decades, China’s shift to a market-based economy has led to the fastest sustained expansion in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by a major economy in history. This has caused profound changes in the country. Associate Professors Forrest Zhang and John Donaldson from the Singapore Management…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Research on photosynthetic antenna complexes illuminates how they harvest light in plants, algae and bacteria
Walk through any woods, branches swaying overhead, and you’re surrounded by billions of the world’s most efficient systems for collecting energy. Inside every leaf, blade of grass, and algal cell, clusters of proteins and tiny pigments, called photosynthetic antenna complexes, capture sunshine.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Compost bedding has multiple benefits for dairy cows
Dairy cows kept in barns often develop claw damage because of humid und unsuitable roaming areas. These disorders can affect the animals’ fertility or their milk production. A study conducted by researchers from Vetmeduni Vienna now shows that the use of wood shavings and sawdust in dairy barns instead…
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Researchers call for stricter measures to reach climate targets
On Friday 4 November, the global climate deal from Paris in 2015 comes into effect. On the same day, 94 of 197 parties have ratified the legally binding Paris Agreement that obliges them to contribute to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and to stabilise the average global temperature under 2 degrees…
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New imaging technique stimulates particles to emit laser light, could create higher-resolution images
A new imaging technique developed by scientists at MIT, Harvard University, and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) aims to illuminate cellular structures in deep tissue and other dense and opaque materials. Their method uses tiny particles embedded in the material, that give off laser light.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Shining light on disease
Cyanine dyes could improve the efficiency of molecular probes in identifying, for example, the presence of a virus or a tumor receptor.
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Molecular mechanism controlling fat accumulation elucidated
Scientists in Rafal Ciosk’s group at the FMI have identified a novel regulator of fat accumulation in the nematode C. elegans. An RNase, REGE-1, degrades the mRNA encoding a fat loss promoting transcription factor, ETS-4. The RNase and the transcription factor form an autoregulatory module controlling…
RT – Daily news
Solar flare radiation burst ‘cracked’ Earth’s magnetic field, caused radio blackouts
The magnetic field that protects Earth from deadly cosmic radiation may be more vulnerable than previously thought. A crack in the shield caused by a solar flare which exposed the planet to a bombardment of radiation has been detected. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
British spies say ISIS leader escaped Mosul as Iraqi forces stormed city
The leader of Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who urged his followers to “not retreat” from Mosul when faced with Iraqi forces, has fled the city himself, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has revealed. Read Full Article at RT.com
WIRED
Facebook’s “Free” Internet Will Harm Low-Income Consumers
Opinion: Letting corporations dictate our internet access choices online won’t build the digital future we’re fighting for. The post Facebook’s “Free” Internet Will Harm Low-Income Consumers appeared first on WIRED.
Phys.org: Physics News
CERN experiment improves precision of antiproton mass measurement with new innovative cooling technique
In a paper published today in the journal Science, the ASACUSA experiment at CERN reported new precision measurement of the mass of the antiproton relative to that of the electron. This result is based on spectroscopic measurements with about 2 billion antiprotonic helium atoms cooled to extremely cold…
Newswise: SciNews
UNLV Study Finds No Iron Benefit from Eating Placenta
First clinical study of its kind finds no benefit for women who eat their placenta as a source of needed iron after giving birth.
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Google shows the web is a lot more secure than it was a year ago
As we spend more time online, the need for secure browsing and communications has become more and more important. Messaging apps now incorporate encryption as standard and many of your favorite websites (including this one) are moving to HTTPS to pro…
Mashable
England is burning a massive effigy of Donald Trump holding Hillary Clinton’s head
LONDON — Remember, remember the fifth of November.  With Nov. 5 this year falling so close to the U.S. presidential elections, it’s perhaps no surprise that a certain international-headline-making presidential candidate will feature in Britain’s yearly ritual of setting things on fire. Saturday is…
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Most read reviews this week: The Best Washer and Dryer, The Best Showerhead, and The Best Space Heaters. [See all 10 most popular reviews this week.]
The Sweethome
Inner Vision for the Weekend of November 4, 2016
In this weekend’s edition of Inner Vision we explain why slouching affects productivity and can produce negative thoughts, discover why you should wait rather than sneak that first cup from a carafe of drip coffee, and sing the praises of our favorite condiment (and share the recipe).
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For 4K’s sake: why is the industry making HDMI cables so complicated?
After spending a couple of years in relative obscurity, 4K is finally hitting the mainstream, and with it a whole mess of consumer confusion is starting to emerge. Chief amongst them is confusion about HDMI cables, fuelled in part by an industry that’s absolutely willing to charge people through the…
CNET News.com
Social media is a gold mine for detectives busting scams – CNET
How clean is your Facebook feed? Investigators have built a tool to more easily trawl for information you might want to keep private.
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Bedsure Sherpa Blanket Throw Blankets Bed Blankets $18.39
Bedsure Sherpa Blanket Throw Blankets Bed Blankets $18.39
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Electric Cars Plug in Flow Batteries
Lithium-ion batteries will dominate the automotive scene, but flow batteries are playing an interesting wild card.
Deals
Nordstrom’s Fall Clearance is Full Of Everything That Fall Weather Requires
Nordstrom’s prices can be a little out of reach for most when they aren’t marked down. Which is why the Fall Clearance Sale is so important. Everything from outerwear to boots is marked down to much more approachable numbers, and there is a practically endless amount of options to choose from in every…
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The 2016 Election As Told By Victorian Political Memes
In a post with a much better URL—Pepe the Anti-Suffrage Frog—than actual headline, The Atlantic’s Adrienne LaFrance last week looked at the great, great grandparents of today’s dank memes: Victorian-era postcards. Chief among topics in these popular turn-of-the-20th Century political messages was the…
Curbed National
Autonomous trucks are coming to the mainstream sooner than you think
With a high-profile automated beer-run already accomplished, the technology is set to reshape shipping We may appear on the cusp of a driverless future, but the reality of automated vehicle technology suggests we’re not quite ready to be magically whisked about town by our smart cars. Robotic drivers…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Laser particles could provide sharper images of tissues
GearCulture
Omega Deep Black
A profoundly beautiful and able timepiece, meet Omega Deep Black. Comprising a case body crafted from a single block of black ceramic, the four 45mm models sport automatic movements, anti-bacterial rubber straps with titanium foldover clasps, a screw-down crown and automatic helium escape valve. What’s…
Slashdot
Adobe Is Working On ‘Photoshop For Audio’ That Will Let You Add Words Someone Never Said
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Adobe is working on a new piece of software that would act like a Photoshop for audio, according to Adobe developer Zeyu Jin, who spoke at the Adobe MAX conference in San Diego, California today. The software is codenamed Project VoCo, and it’s not…
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The Artificial Pancreas Is Here
Devices that autonomously regulate blood sugar levels are in the final stages before widespread availability — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Ocean Glider sets sail for Sri Lanka
An ocean glider christened Challenger will set sail for Sri Lanka in the longest journey ever attempted by an autonomous underwater vehicle.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Faster diagnosis of sepsis pathogens
Microbial pathogens can be diagnosed unambiguously and within just 24 hours by means of high-throughput sequencing of their genetic makeup and special bioinformatics evaluation algorithms. Fraunhofer researchers have validated this in a clinical study with sepsis patients. The researchers present the…
The Gadget Flow
Balmuda The Toaster
Experience deliciously toasted food without burning your meal with Balmuda the Toaster. Using a little bit of water poured in with the included cute mug, this toaster transforms into a steam oven to evenly toast (and never burn) the contents inside. This remarkable ingenuity is a step up from any toaster…
The Gadget Flow
World Map Wall Stickers
A Different World Wall Stickers consists of individually cut vinyl letters spelling out each country, boasting an incredible attention to detail. The overall size of 175cm x 108cm is guaranteed to make a very impressive feature in any home or office. Your design can be applied to most interior surfaces…
The Gadget Flow
LIFT MacBook Stand and Case by ZENLET
Combine convenience and style to outfit your laptop with the LIFT MacBook Pro Stand and Case by ZENLET. Remaining on your laptop, this device is able to lift your MacBook to a reasonable (and back-saving) height for the perfect viewing angle. This adjustable height also allows you to keep a firm handle…
The Gadget Flow
iKlips DUO Plus – Extended Storage for Your iPhone
iKlips DUO+ is a flash storage device and file sharing solution rolled into one, instantly expanding your iPhone or iPad’s available storage by up to 128GB. It enables you to take your HD movie collection with you on flights, record hours of 4K video without running out of memory space, and effortlessly…
The Gadget Flow
Luxury Wood and Leather iPhone 7 Case
A good accessory serves a single purpose but a great one does it all. Introducing the Luxury Wood and Leather iPhone Case by Pad & Quill. Hand assembled in the USA, this case has been expertly designed to hold and protect your iPhone 7. The exterior features stunning full-grain American saddle leather…
The Gadget Flow
High-Performance Levitation Display
Levitate any object up to 1 lb and suspend it 4.5 cm above the base with this High-Performance Levitation Display. The floating disc above the base is a passive magnet. You can place any object that you like on this disc, and it will slowly rotate in midair. You can customize your base with vinyl stickers…
The Gadget Flow
The AnyCafé Travel Brewer – The Travel Mug That Brews Coffee
The AnyCafé Travel Brewer is a coffee maker combined with a travel mug that lets you brew coffee anytime and anywhere. It is the vehicle for bringing coffee brewing to the mobile age. Never again will you have to go searching for that warm second cup. Coffee is already an integral part of our lives,…
The Gadget Flow
Naturally Styled Pendant Light
Give your home a majestic makeover in a natural way with these pendant lights. The dome-shaped light structure and beautifully carved out of wood that adds a spark to your home decor altogether. This energy-saving design is not just cool but a super elegant addition to your house. Add one or more to…
Gadget Review
Best Air Purifier for Smoke
Best Air Purifier for Smoke Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site Choosing the best air purifier for cigarette smoke pollution can be a daunting task – but have no fear, Gadget Review is here! We’ve scraped the bucket, scoured the plains, and walked a million miles to find out which purifiers deliver…
Mashable
The New York Times just released the best thing of the election
This one is for the olds. The New York Times on Friday released a voting simulator in the style of the classic Oregon Trail video game.  The Times version, titled “The Voter Suppression Trail,” puts users through an 8-bit version of going to the polls.  The game changes depending on the character…
Physics News
Researchers create nanostructures made of pure gold
It is the Philosopher’s Stone of Nanotechnology: using a technological trick, scientists at TU Wien (Vienna) have succeeded in creating nanostructures made of pure gold.
The Gadget Flow
SonicPower – World’s Fastest Wireless Charger for iPhone 6/6s
SonicPower can charge and hold your iPhone 6/6S in one simple action, conveniently and effectively, thereby making life easier. The case can also protect your iPhone stylishly.  SonicPower promises you a brand new and happy charging experience. Its strong magnetic connection ensures a firm hold on the…
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Android widens lead over iOS: Now it ships on 88 percent of phones worldwide
The only smartphone makers that are growing right now don’t sell phones in the US, though that will change with Huawei’s new Mate 9.
Lifehacker
Outsmart Shows You Cheaper Versions of All the Expensive Stuff You Want to Buy
The GoPro is an awesome action camera, but it’s also super expensive. If you’re willing to forgo the name brand, fancy specs, and extra features, you can find a cheaper alternative that does the job. Outsmart Brands does the research for you and shows more affordable versions of popular consumer products.http://lifehacker.com/how-to-get-mor…Obviously,…
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No Campus for Young Conservatives: Yale and the Case Against Safe Spaces
The overwhelming majority of self-identified conservative students at Yale University think the campus is an unwelcome place for them: 95 percent according to a recent survey. And other students agree: 75 percent of the 2,000 students surveyed thought Yale was specifically hostile toward conservatives….
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Pre-Election Terrorist Warning, Middle-School Suicides Up, Man on Death Row Spared Execution for Seventh Time: A.M. Links
Vague U.S. intelligence sources are warning about potential al-Qeada attacks in Virginia, New York, and Texas Monday. Anti-bullying is the new childhood nutrition is the new keeping-kids-off-drugs. The U.S. Supreme Court halted the execution of an Alabama man who has now faced lethal injections that…
CNET News.com
Google teams with Sprint on next-generation texting – CNET
Thanks to Google, Sprint wireless subscribers with Android devices will soon get an enhanced text messaging experience.
The Verge – All Posts
Costco’s leaked Black Friday deals include discounts on Windows laptops and consoles
The first batch of Costco’s Black Friday deals have been leaked out a little early by BFAds.net. The members-only warehouse store will be open at 9AM on Friday, November 25th, with deals running through Cyber Monday on November 28th. Highlights of the sale include discounts on two of the best Windows…
The Verge – All Posts
This Adidas sneaker made from recycled ocean waste is going on sale this month
Last year, Adidas unveiled a concept sneaker made from 3D-printed recycled ocean waste. Now, it’s going on sale, with some 7,000 pairs to be made available in Adidas stores and from the company’s website in mid-November. Each pair will cost €200 ($220). The sneakers are made in collaboration with Parley…
BBC News – World
Indonesia protest: Jakarta anti-governor rally hit with tear gas
Indonesian police fire tear gas as thousands of hard-line Muslims march against Jakarta’s governor.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
BIGs battleship-inspired LEED Gold office opens in Philadelphia
Located at the Navy Yard Corporate Center, the four-story office building design was shaped by Robert Stern’s 1,200-acre Navy Yard master plan of rectangular city blocks and James Corner Field Operations’ award-winning circular Central Green Park. The building’s double-curved facade bows inward on two…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Preventing infant deaths in hot cars
So far this year, 39 U.S. infants and toddlers have died of heat stroke due to being left unattended in hot cars. In an effort to prevent such tragedies, two Harvard students are developing a tech-driven car seat alert system.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Impact of sea smell overestimated by present climate models
Leipzig. The formation of sulfur dioxide from the oxidation of dimethyl sulfide (DMS) and, thus, of cooling clouds over the oceans seems to be overvalued in current climate models. This concludes scientists from the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS) from a model study on the effects…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Understanding the impact of migration on migrant families
EU-funded researchers have been investigating the lives of migrants and migrant families both in Europe and in their country of origin to better understand the impact migration has on their life course.
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Adjustable Length Bungee Cords
Now you can replace a drawer full of different length bungee cords with just one of these ultra practical adjustable length bungee cords. The hooks are constructed from a strong composite material and can be adjusted anywhere from six inches to six feet. Check it out $16.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Margaritaville Frozen Drink Maker
Enjoy a bar quality tropical drink from the comfort of home using the Margaritaville frozen drink maker. it comes with three 24 ounce serving mugs and can create six different types of refreshing drinks including a mudslide, mojito, daiquiri, and smoothie. Check it out $299.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
How To Be A Magician Training Kit
Now you can own any room you walk into by dazzling onlookers with incredible tricks. This visual training package can teach anyone how to to perform tricks like biting a coin in half, making a cigarette vanish, teleport an item into someone’s hand, and much more! Check it out $29.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Handmade Stuffed Pokemon Toys
Fulfill your dream of cuddling with your favorite Pokemon by picking up one of these cute handmade stuffed Pokemon toys. They feature a handcrafted polymer clay face along with a soft and very huggable faux-fur covered body. Check it out $180.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Modular Interactive Bookshelves
Keep your possessions organized in a visually appealing way by placing them on these modular interactive bookshelves. Each shelf is composed of independent pieces which you can pull down depending on your shelving needs. Check it out $353.81
BBC News – World
Putin unveils ‘provocative’ statue of namesake Vladimir
Russia’s President Putin unveils a controversial statue of 10th Century prince, Vladimir the Great.
BBC News – World
Hack attacks cut internet access in Liberia
Liberia has been briefly cut off from the internet by hackers targeting its only link to the global network.
Dornob
The Leveraxe: On the Cutting-Edge of Wood Splitting
  Chopping wood doesn’t need to be as much of a chore these days, thanks to inventor Heikki…
Mobile Magazine
Sit Up Straight! This Vibrating Device Corrects Your Posture When You Slouch
Many people slouch, regardless of age and sex. Just look around the office and count how many are forming the letter C with their spine. Most people slump from time to time but habitual slouching since a young age can eventually lead to bad posture. A bad posture either starts from a bad sitting habit…
Mobile Magazine
Take a Peek Inside an Uber Office Where Hard Work is Rewarded by Great Perks and a Community Workplace
The specific office to be peeked in is actually Uber’s Manhattan Office. Of course, everyone knows that Uber is that app-controlled public transportation system (they insist they aren’t a taxi service, they’re Uber) located in 425 cities around the world and averages around 2 billion rides annually and…
Mobile Magazine
Xiaomi: Considered as China’s “Apple,” Just Created a New Design that Will Revolutionize Smartphones for the Next Decade
Who says that only Apple and Google are quivering with happiness over the troubles of Samsung? You can’t be too smug and confident when a sudden new tech giant player gives you a serious run for your money. And when that player is Xiaomi, considered as the “Apple” of China, you can bet that Apple […]
RT – Daily news
Tory rebellion? MP resigns over Theresa May’s handling of Brexit
A general election could be on the horizon as a Tory rebellion kicks off with the resignation of Stephen Phillips MP over “growing and very significant policy differences” with Theresa May’s government. Read Full Article at RT.com
Digital Trends
Crazy new algorithm can guess how things smell just by studying their molecules
Can you guess a molecule’s smell by studying its structure? Even if you’re an olfactory chemist — one who studies the sense of smell — the answer is almost certainly not. However, a project by researchers at Rockefeller University in New York City may have helped cracked the problem, thanks to an open…
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Should owners in supertall towers be charged for their views?
Here is an interesting idea to help pay for parks and cultural facilities.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Photosynthesis: Gathering sunshine with the world’s smallest antennas
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
On-chip observation of THz graphene plasmons
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Virtual reality app makes haptics as immersive as visuals
Disney Research has developed a 360-degree virtual reality application that enables users to enhance their experience by adding customized haptic effects that can be triggered by user movements, biofeedback or timelines.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New research provides insight into plumage evolution
During his notable trip to the Galápagos Islands, Charles Darwin collected several mockingbird specimens on different islands in the region. He later discovered that each island only contained a single species of mockingbird and no two species of mockingbird co-existed on an individual island. Due to…
Techbargains.com
VTech Sit-To-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train $28.79
VTech Sit-To-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train $28.79
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Non-native insects change more than native host plant survival
When non-native herbivores invade new geographic regions, the consequences can be devastating to the native plants. Epidemic levels of herbivory damage may ensue because the delicate biological interactions that keep everything in balance within the herbivore’s native habitats may be missing in the invaded…
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
This Human Habitat Floats with the Tides
This Veetee (“Water Way”) structure began as an experiment. Architecture group EKA Sisearhitektuur worked in collaboration with a summer school program organized by the Estonian Academy of Arts Interior Architecture Department. This project brought students from Estonia, Iceland, Denmark, Latvia, and…
Design Milk
Glouton: A Clever Shelf to Contain Your Plastic Bags for Reuse
The controversial plastic bag has been a source of contention for years as they’re responsible for producing an enormous amount of pollution, from the greenhouse gas emissions to them ending up unused in landfills. We are guilty of not always bringing our own bags to the store, and have accumulated…
RT – Daily news
British parents worry religion will alienate their children, study finds
Almost a quarter of religious parents in Britain are concerned their children will be “alienated” at school if their faith is passed on, a survey has revealed. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ars Technica
Thanks for the memory: How cheap RAM changes computing
RAM (random access memory) is a component of every computer system, from tiny embedded controllers to enterprise servers. In the form of SRAM (static RAM) or DRAM (dynamic RAM), it’s where data is held temporarily while some kind of processor…
Gizmodo
Why Do Water Droplets Bounce?
When a droplet of water impacts a larger body of water it has a tendency to bead up and bounce. It happens constantly, but you might not have focused closely enough to consider its strangeness—and it is very strange, especially when viewed on a high-speed camera.Read more…
DigsDigs
Eclectic Moody Home With A Retro Vibe
This edgy and eclectic house with a retro vibe in Paris looks heavenly beautiful and unique. The owners created the home design themselves, and they displayed an eclectic collection of possessions in every space. The owners like dark and worn unexpected colors that they describe as ‘the North Sea colors’…
Computerworld
How secure are home robots?
They have blinking lights and tend to chirp constantly. One of them can vacuum your living room carpet on a schedule. Another can play games with the kids using artificial intelligence.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story)
Deals
Here’s a Rare $6 Qi Charging Pad Deal
If your phone supports Qi wireless charging, $6 is one of the best prices we’ve ever seen on a charging pad. I recommend stocking up, and scattering these all around your home and office. Just use promo code TWVZ8TFZ at checkout to get the discount.Read more…
How-To Geek
How to Disable the Fill Handle in Excel
If you enter a lot of sequential values in your Excel worksheets, the Fill Handle can help you save time by automatically filling cells with incremented values. What if you find the fill handle doesn’t work?Click Here to Continue Reading
WIRED
A Material From Shapeshifting Planes Could Heal Human Flesh
Polyvinylidene fluoride is a material NASA researchers have refined for use in morphing aircraft, which shapeshift in response to their environment. But it can also kickstart the human body’s healing process. The post A Material From Shapeshifting Planes Could Heal Human Flesh appeared first on WIRED.
Digital Trends
Think twice before making your home too smart — it may make it vulnerable to attack
Making smart cities may be a rather dumb idea. As it turns out, in our nascent efforts to turn everything into a connected device, we’ve also opened ourselves up to rather terrifying hacks and attacks. As per a recent report from the The New York Times recently noted, “Putting a bunch of wirelessly connected…
The Wirecutter
Most Popular This Week
Most read reviews this week: The Best Wi-Fi Router (for Most People), What Laptop Should I Buy? The Best Laptops for Every Need, and The Best Thunderbolt Dock. [See all 10 most popular reviews this week.]
The Wirecutter
Inner Vision for the Weekend of November 4, 2016
Inner Vision is a weekly digest connecting the dots between great everyday objects and the cultures and techniques behind living well with them. Here, we move beyond recommendations and ratings, because just as important as knowing what to buy is knowing what’s possible using the products you’ve purchased….
Reason.com Full Feed
Hotel Exec Celebrates New York Airbnb Regulations That Will Increase Prices
New York’s toughest-in-the-nation regulations on short-term rentals are bad news for residents and tourists in the Empire State, but at least they’re making hotel executives happy. The new regulations prohibiting New Yorkers from advertising their apartments on websites like Airbnb “should be a big…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researcher looks to use new algorithms to improve precipitation maps
A UTA civil engineering professor and hydrologic researcher expects to improve the accuracy of rainfall maps produced by the National Weather Service by 10 to 20 percent for heavy-to-extreme rainfall events through a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
A remote-controlled drone helps in designing future wireless networks
The development of mobile devices has set increasingly high requirements for wireless networks and the emission of radio frequencies. Researcher Vasilii Semkin together with a research group at Aalto University and Tampere University of Technology has recently tested in their research work how aerial…
RT – Daily news
EU ‘extremely worried’ by Turkish arrests of pro-Kurdish politicians, leaders
The EU has voiced concern over the arrests of two co-leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) and at least 12 of its MPs in Ankara and Kurdish-majority areas in eastern Turkey. Germany says the failed coup cannot justify silencing the opposition. Read Full Article at RT.com
Next Big Future
Robotics and automation will reduce mining employment by about 50% by 2030
Economist, lawyers and sustainable investment studies at the International Institute for Sustainable Development have a paper that looks at the mining industry. They look at how automation will effect mining jobs.Given the fundamental uncertainty and longterm nature of automation technologies, we do…
Mashable
Air purifier sales spike in India as its cities battle pollution
As the government fumbles over effective measures to curb severe air quality in India’s capital of New Delhi, people are increasingly looking at air purifiers for relief. SEE ALSO: NASA reveals why New Delhi is blanketed with deadly smog Major ecommerce businesses in India are reporting significant…
Mashable
Samsung will block Galaxy Note7s from connecting to cellular networks
It’s time to really surrender your Samsung Galaxy Note7 if you haven’t already done so. Starting on Nov. 18, Note7 phones won’t connect to cellular networks…in New Zealand, according to a notice posted on Samsung New Zealand’s website. SEE ALSO: Samsung’s revenue and profit plummet after Note7 recall…
Deals
This Massive, $20 Battery Pack Includes Quick Charge 2.0
$20 is a very good price for any 20,000mAh USB battery pack. But when you consider that this one includes Quick Charge 2.0 for your newer Android devices, it’s a no-brainer. Conservatively, you should get 4-5 phone charges out of this thing, making it perfect for sharing during a long flight or camping…
FiveThirtyEight
Significant Digits For Friday, Nov. 4, 2016
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. If you enjoy Significant Digits, FiveThirtyEight, or any of the work we all do, now is the time to follow us, like us, subscribe to our newsletters, or, heck, just recommend us to a friend. 0.5 percentWhen you see…
FiveThirtyEight
A Puzzle: Will You (Yes, You) Decide The Election?
Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up problems related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability. These problems, puzzles and riddles come from many top-notch puzzle folks around the world — including you! There are two types: Riddler Express for those of you who want…
Motherboard RSS Feed
The US Air Force’s Biggest Spy Planes Are Hunting ISIS Fighters
A new set of official US Air Force photographs confirm the flying branch’s biggest spy planes are helping hunt Islamic State fighters. The missions come as Iraqi and Kurdish troops work to evict the terrorists from the city of Mosul.On October 21, 2016, at least one RC-135V/W Rivet Joint took off from…
Motherboard RSS Feed
What the Paris Climate Agreement Means For Big Oil
Today, the Paris Agreement enters legal effect for the 97 countries who ratified the climate accord as of November 3. Now, these countries, who together account for nearly 70 percent of global carbon emissions, must make their pledges a reality.At the same time, the pressure is on for the world’s largest…
Newswise: SciNews
Argonne Nanoscientist Honored as Fellow of the American Physical Society
Gary Wiederrecht, a senior nanoscientist at Argonne National Laboratory, has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society.
TechSpot
Loupedeck for Adobe Lightroom offers tactile photo editing
Most of us can get by just fine in an image editing program like Adobe Lightroom using only a mouse and keyboard. Those who edit by trade, however, will likely tell you that using such all-purpose tools can be impractical, ergonomically poor and time consuming.
Gizmodo
Take Your Pick Of Two Bluetooth Headphones, Just $16 or Less
Unless you’re a true audiophile, there’s really no reason to buy wired earphones anymore, and that’s doubly true for iPhone owners. So when you can choose from two different sets of Bluetooth earbuds for under $20, there’s no reason not to make the jump.Read more…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Foster + Partners unveil plans for a pair of hurricane-resistant high rises in Miami
Foster + Partners just unveiled their design for a tallest building south of Manhattan on the East Coast- an elegant couple of hurricane-resistant high rises  integrated into the urban fabric of Miami. Instead of creating a closed volume at ground level, the architects envisioned the podium as two levels…
New Scientist – Online news
If you value science, there’s only one way to vote on 8 November
Neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump really deserves to win the White House, but one really deserves to lose
New Scientist – Online news
A huge problem still lurks at the heart of Paris climate deal
As the Paris climate deal becomes legally binding, the world must stop pinning hopes on negative emissions technology, say Kevin Anderson and Glen Peters
New Scientist – Online news
Desert lizard can sip water from sand through its feet and back
No water in sight? No worries, if you’re a thorny devil: you just cover yourself in soggy sand and water starts flowing to your mouth
New Scientist – Online news
World is set to warm 3.4°C by 2100 even with Paris climate deal
Without swift reductions in emissions we’re set to warm the planet much more than safe levels and way beyond what nations have agreed through UN’s climate deal
New Scientist – Online news
As US election looms, time is ripe for a new science of polling
Growing scepticism about traditional methods for predicting election outcomes is fuelling a search for a more scientific approach to polling, says Vuk Vukovic
New Scientist – Online news
Could Facebook posts skew your life? It’s already happening
An insurance firm has pulled plans to set premiums based on customers’ Facebook activity, but the basic idea is not going away, says Aviva Rutkin
New Scientist – Online news
Ebola rapidly evolves to be more transmissible and deadlier
The last Ebola epidemic was the worst ever. But it seems the virus quickly learns to spread more readily, which may make the next outbreak even harder to stop
New Scientist – Online news
Binge-watching videos teaches computers to recognise sounds
A computer model watched over two million internet videos and can now accurately identify noises such as door knocks, dog barks, snoring and toilet flushes
New Scientist – Online news
Every 50 cigarettes smoked cause one DNA mutation per lung cell
We can now precisely count how many cancer-related DNA mutations accumulate in smokers’ organs over time
New Scientist – Online news
Face electrodes let you taste and chew in virtual reality
Electronics that stimulate your sense of taste and texture mean you can taste and chew without any food – or give real dishes more bite
New Scientist – Online news
Mickey Mouse ears may explain universe’s biggest explosions
About a third of supernova remnants have bulging protuberances called “ears” – and these cute features could be key to understanding how supernovae are detonated
New Scientist – Online news
Trials planned for GM superwheat that boosts harvest by 20%
Biologists are applying to carry out UK field trials of a genetically modified wheat that has performed stunningly well in greenhouse trials
Slashdot
Paris Climate Change Agreement Enters Into Force
The Paris agreement on climate change enters into force on Friday, marking the first time that governments have agreed legally binding limits to global temperature rises. From a report on The Guardian: The passage of the accord — the fruit of more than two decades of often tortuous international negotiations…
ReadWrite
Autonomous boats could be sailing into Amsterdam
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions  have started the world’s first major research program on autonomous floating vessels in metropolitan areas. The program, named Roboat, is the world’s first major research program…
Mashable
Uber will drive you to the polls on Election Day
Uber wants to help bring you to the polls on Election Day. The ride-hailing company teamed up with Google to launch an in-app feature that helps users locate and request rides to their polling location. The feature will appear in all locations where Uber is available in the U.S.    SEE ALSO: Uber’s…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Spiky URCHIN pavilion is made from hundreds of plastic chairs
Located on the Cornell University Arts Quad, URCHIN follows the 2016 CCA focus on the “cultural production of empathy.” The spiky, donut-shaped pavilion was designed using 3D-modeling software. The porous structure measures 37.5 feet in width, over 7.5 feet in height, and has a round seven-foot opening…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Zaha Hadid Architects to build wooden soccer stadium
As the Guardian notes in its headline, Wood you believe it?
BBC News – World
Denmark’s ‘migrant confiscation law’ yields little cash
A Danish law authorising asylum-seekers’ assets to be confiscated reaps low takings, police figures show.
RT – Daily news
Foreign Office recalls files revealing ‘SAS role in the Sikh genocide’
The British Foreign Office has withdrawn secret files from the National Archives about the 1984 Amritsar massacre, which was allegedly backed by the SAS. Read Full Article at RT.com
Techbargains.com
T-fal Ultimate Hard Anodized Titanium Nonstick Thermo-Spot 12″ Fry Pan $19.99
T-fal Ultimate Hard Anodized Titanium Nonstick Thermo-Spot 12″ Fry Pan $19.99
Reason.com Full Feed
This Is the Least Important Election of Our Lifetimes: New at Reason
2016 is not the most important election ever. That much should be obvious. David Harsanyi writes: During the 1864 presidential race between Abraham Lincoln and George McClellan, The New York Times published an article that contained this sentence: “We have had many important elections, but never…
Gear Patrol
The Best Multitools of 2016
Whether it’s to save space in your pack or saving trips back to the tool box at home, a great multi-tool is worth the investment. These are our picks for 2016. …Read More »
The Verge – All Posts
Sprint will support next-gen texting on Android next year
Ah, RCS: it stands for “Rich Communication Services” and it’s meant to replace SMS as the default way most phones send text and multimedia messages. It’s more powerful than SMS — without that silly 160 character limit and with better support for images and video and group chat. But like SMS, it’s a carrier-based…
The Verge – All Posts
Finally, a jacket for your legs (not pants)
Pants = 3,000 years old. Boring as heck. The Legs Jacket: A jacket for your legs. Like pants, but not. Better than pants. Damn: Instructions: “Zip it like a regular jacket but on your legs.” The Legs Jacket. Fully funded on Kickstarter? “No one should have to avoid going out because of something…
The Next Web
This YouTube-certified extension gives you all the tools you need to build a growing online viewership
If you’ve ever wanted to become a YouTube star, you need to do more than stand in front of a camera and press record. Properly presenting your content is just as important as the video itself, so get some help with an all-inclusive helper like TubeBuddy. Right now, you can get a lifetime subscription…
Blog
Robots at arXiv, physicist runs for US president, Einstein emojis galore
Excerpts from the Red Folder
Techbargains.com
Pacuwi Wireless Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker w/ 4000mAh Power Bank $16.99
Pacuwi Wireless Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker w/ 4000mAh Power Bank $16.99
Macworld
The Week in iPhone and iPad Cases: DODOcase’s latest book-style case for the iPhone 7
New cases of the weekThis week’s roundup of new iPhone and iPad cases features DODOcase’s classic Bookcase, now available for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Plus, a variety of other case types for Apple’s latest mobile lineup. Read on!AnkerThe ToughShell Elite (iPhone 7; $26 MSRP, $15 on Amazon) is a compact…
Slashdot
Turkey Blocks Access To Twitter, WhatsApp, YouTube, and Facebook
Turkey has blocked Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp and YouTube, according to censorship monitoring site, Turkey Blocks. From a report on IT Pro: The group broke the news today around 1am local time, saying the government was throttling these services. This is a method of slowing down websites to the extent…
Computerworld
49% off Microsoft Foldable Keyboard for iOS, Android, and Windows devices – Deal Alert
This folding keyboard from Microsoft pairs with any combination of 2 iPads, iPhones, Android, Windows tablets, and Windows Phones. It features a water repellent keyset and fabric to protect against accidents. Unfold to turn on, and fold to turn off. Pairs quickly and reliably with Bluetooth 4.0 technology….
Deals
Add Bluetooth to Any Car For Just $10, No Aux Jack Required
Want wireless streaming and handsfree calling in your older car? This $10 dongle receives the Bluetooth signal from your phone, and transmits it to the FM radio station of your choice. It even includes two USB charging ports for your phone. Read more…
VentureBeat
Netflix arrives out of beta for all Comcast X1 customers
Netflix and Comcast have today announced that Comcast cable customers will finally be able to access Netflix content. The news comes four months after the duo first announced a partnership and almost two months after a beta version of the service was introduced through the Comcast Labs area of the X1…
VentureBeat
9 apps to help you survive the election whether you hate Trump or Clinton
FEATURE: By sometime late Tuesday night, we’ll know who will be the next president of the United States. And that lucky person will have the pleasure of being detested for four years by the half of the country that didn’t vote for them. Between now and the end of the election, there will be a lot of…
Digital Trends
Asteroid mining firm Planetary Resources inks major financing agreement
What’s the 21st-century equivalent of the Gold Rush? Why, the Asteroid Rush, of course. On Thursday, asteroid mining company Planetary Resources, Inc. announced the finalization of a 25 million euro financing agreement, which will aid in the ultimate goal of “launching the first commercial asteroid prospecting…
The Next Web
You’ll never lose your iPhone 7 headphone adapter with this nifty keychain
If you’ve been living under a rock for the past two months, you might not know that Apple removed the 3.5 milimeter headphone jack from the iPhone 7. That sucks for anyone one who owns wired headphone without a lightning connector, which is pretty much everyone. At least you get a headphone-to-Lightning…
Reason.com Full Feed
ExxonMobil Climate ‘Fraud’ Follies Update: Activist ‘Conspirators’ Don’t Shred Your Documents
In a legal “what’s sauce for the goose is also sauce for the gander” move, ExxonMobil’s lawyers have sent letters demanding that various environmental activist groups preserve any and all documents and emails related to any joint planning they did with the Attorneys-General United for Clean Power….
Reason.com Full Feed
Chicago Police Torture Archive To Go Online In Early 2017
More transparency is coming for the Chicago Police Department, much to the dismay of their union, which has vociferously opposed making public the details of the department’s historically systemic abuse and brutality. The chillingly named Chicago Torture Archive, which relies on previously secret…
Popular Science
China’s New Fleet Of Drones: Airshow Displays The Future Of Chinese Warbots And Swarms
From Our Blogs: Eastern Arsenal Zhuhai 2016 surprises with new drones, like the stealthy Cloud Shadow attack drone, helicopter-launched mini drones, a preview of a massive drone swarm Zhuhai 2016 surprises with new drones, like the stealthy Cloud Shadow attack drone,…
Cool Material
The Weekend Agenda
Every Friday we’ll get you hooked up with some solid weekend plans. These are the things we think you should watch, read or do over the next few days.
Cool Material
8 Incredibly Easy Overnight Crock-Pot Recipes
Slow cookers (or if we’re talking about them like we talk about Band-Aids, Crock- Pots) are one of our favorite culinary tools. If you’re not familiar with them, they let you cook things the way you’ve always wanted to. By putting stuff in a big bowl and walking away. A bit counter-intuitively, the less…
Mashable
Facebook’s $200MM satellite wouldn’t have been enough to bring Sub Saharan Africa online
Facebook’s Free Basics initiative experienced quite a blow in September, when a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded at Cape Canaveral. The rocket was just a few days shy of launching the Amos-6 communication satellite into orbit, which would have let Facebook beam broadband to sub-Saharan Africa.  Since…
Engadget RSS Feed
Apple is close to launching single sign-on for Apple TV
Apple wants to take the pain out of turning your Apple TV into a cable box, and is doing so with Single Sign On. It’s a system that promises to let you enter the username you use with your TV provider just once, and it’ll collate whatever apps and se…
BBC News – World
Turkey pro-Kurd HDP party condemns arrest of leaders
The pro-Kurdish HDP party in Turkey says the arrest of its leaders is a bid to eradicate democracy.
Bless This Stuff
CMRA APPLE WATCH CAMERA
CMRA is a new device that adds a camera to your Apple Watch band, and lets you snap pics from the wrist. The smart band attaches to your Apple Watch like any other, but features two cameras: an 8MP front facing camera and a 2MP one that stares up at you from the strap for selfies. It can also…
Deals
Today’s Best Lifestyle Deals: Nordstrom’s Fall Clearance, Sephora, Uniqlo, and More
Nordstorm’s huge Fall Clearance Sale, take $10 off $50 at Uniqlo, exclusive site-wide Sephora discounts for VIB Rouge members, and more lead Friday’s best lifestyle deals.Read more…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Stations at Nissan R&D hub can charge cars or suck their battery power back to grid
Nissan has installed eight vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers at its Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE) research and development center in Cranfield, UK. The technology makes it possible to both charge electric vehicles (EVs) and to draw energy from their batteries back to the grid when required… …
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The best 4K monitors
By David Murphy This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer’s guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support its wor…
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: End of Aleppo ceasefire looms
A 10-hour Russian-Syrian truce to allow rebels to leave eastern Aleppo is nearing its end.
BBC News – World
Jordan shooting: Three US military trainers killed at al-Jafr air base
Three US military trainers are shot dead at an air base in Jordan, the US says.
TechCrunch
Sunflower Labs raises $2.1 million to build a flying home security system
 Broadband at home, motion sensors and high definition video cameras led to a renaissance in home security systems over the past decade. But big problems remain in residential security, says Alex Pachikov, CEO and cofounder of Sunflower Labs with CTO Chris Eheim. Stationary cameras don’t detect would-be…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
‘Pressure-welding’ nanotubes creates ultrastrong material
Physics News
New imaging technique stimulates particles to emit laser light, could create higher-resolution images
A new imaging technique developed by scientists at MIT, Harvard University, and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) aims to illuminate cellular structures in deep tissue and other dense and …
Physics News
Light drives single-molecule 3-wheelers
Scientists at Rice University and at the University of Graz, Austria, are driving three-wheeled, single-molecule “nanoroadsters” with light and, for the first time, seeing how they move.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Arctic town grows fresh produce in shipping container vertical garden
Related: Pop-up shipping container farm puts a full acre of lettuce in your backyard + Arctic Greens Via KTUU Images via Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation Facebook
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
SpringHill Suites and West Elm launch new line of stylish double-duty furniture for small spaces
springhill suites, marriott, west elm, west elm springhill suites, transforming furniture, pull out bed, daybed, small space design, west elm daybed, green design, recycled wood furniture, eco design, transforming bed RELATED: + SpringHills Suites + West Elm
PCWorld
The NFL’s making a behind-the-scenes VR video series for YouTube and Google Daydream
The National Football League and Google are producing the league’s first virtual reality video series. The upcoming nine-part VR show will debut its first episode on the NFL’s YouTube channel on Thanksgiving Day. Before the end of 2016, the series will also be in the NFL VR app for Google’s upcoming…
Digital Trends
Facebook’s WhatsApp is testing a feature like Snapchat Stories
First Facebook’s Instagram copied Snapchat’s Stories, and it didn’t try to hide the fact — it’s also called Stories. Then it was discovered that Facebook’s testing a similar feature called Messenger Day on Facebook Messenger. Now unsurprisingly, Facebook’s WhatsApp is also looking to add something similar….
Digital Trends
Google rolls out support for Rich Client Messaging, successor to SMS, on Sprint
In a mobile world full of capable messaging apps such as Allo, Snapchat, Line, WeChat, and others, plain old text messaging seems a bit antiquated by comparison. Due to the technological constraints imposed by simple messaging service (SMS), the cellular standard which powers basic text messaging, cellular messaging…
Motherboard RSS Feed
Twitter Election Bots Hide Tons of Reply Spam Behind Boring Themed Accounts
A much-discussed research paper out of Oxford this month concluded that millions of tweets about the presidential election are generated by highly automated Twitter accounts. According to the authors’ analysis, about a third of pro-Trump traffic, and one fifth of pro-Clinton tweets, is “driven by bots…
Motherboard RSS Feed
Inside Anonymous’ ‘Civil War’ Over Its Fight With ISIS
For about two years now, Anonymous has waged its own online war against ISIS. Anonymous-affiliated hackers, as well as several splinter groups, have claimed to have taken down countless pro-ISIS Twitter accounts, websites, and even to have gathered crucial intelligence about the terrorist…
Motherboard RSS Feed
How a Wearable Device May Help the Blind Navigate the World Like a Video Game
The Horus wearable device. Image: Eyra LtdAn Italian technology startup called Eyra Ltd will soon release a wearable device known as the Horus that allows the visually impaired to explore public space beyond the limitations of the walking cane. “The white cane is not enough because it only solves the…
Mashable
Google is changing search in a big way
Google is now starting to experiment with one of its biggest changes to search.The company is beginning to test a new “mobile first” version of its search index, meaning the company will prioritize mobile content in its search results. First, a refresher on how Google Search works: Google’s bots crawl…
Lifehacker
Today’s Best Deals: Adidas Outerware, HoMedics Massagers, Bluetooth Earbuds
A big Amazon Adidas sale, HoMedics massagers, and inexpensive Bluetooth earbuds lead off Friday’s best deals. http://deals.kinja.com/todays-best-li…Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something…
Curbed National
Harvard announces Phil Freelon architecture and design fellowship for students of color
Woot! Like many industries, architecture has a diversity problem, so any effort to change that is something to celebrate. And this week, there is one. Yesterday, the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD), along with Perkins + Will and architect Phil Freelon, announced the Philip Freelon Fellowship,…
Slashdot
Here We Go Again: Microsoft’s Popping Up Ads From the Windows 10 Toolbar
Mark Hachman, reporting for PCWorld: When Microsoft’s Windows 10 deadline passed, many heaved a sigh of relief, thinking that Microsoft’s obnoxious popup reminders had finally been laid to rest. Surprise! Microsoft’s at it again, reminding users to sign up for Bing Rewards by using Edge, Windows 10’s…
Curbed National
Green building materials 101: The best products to use
California’s leading green building expert offers guidance for buying eco-friendly products Ever wonder if that sheet of plywood or tile sealer that you’re using in your home renovation is bad for the environment or your family? We did the research to assemble a cheat sheet for purchasing more “green”…
Gizmodo
Canadian Military Investigates Mysterious Pings From the Arctic Seafloor
Indigenous hunters in the Canadian territory of Nunavut have reported unexplained sounds that appear to be coming from the Arctic seafloor. These sounds, described as “pings,” “hums,” and “beeps,” have attracted the attention of Canada’s Department of National Defense, which dispatched a plane to investigate.Read…
CNET News.com
Tesla P100D models replace 90D trims, Model S gets optional glass roof – Roadshow
100-kWh models are quicker and have more range, at a hefty price.
The Verge – All Posts
VR eye tracking could shape your relationships with virtual people
Well over a year ago, I tried a Kickstarter-funded virtual reality headset that could track not just your head, but your pupils. It was called Fove, and it’s now open for preorders, with a price of $599 and a shipping date of early 2017. (Kickstarter backers will get their versions toward the end of…
GearCulture
SNOO Smart Sleeper
Ensure your baby sleeps like, well, a baby, and safely on their back, with the ingenious SNOO Smart Sleeper. Designed by doctors, this cot is a high-end, soothing dream machine that will even put a screaming tot soundly to sleep courtesy of a built-in swaddle and a soundtrack that plays, er, the sounds…
physicsworld.com: news
Scientific facilities hit by Brazilian budget woes
Synchrotron facility and research reactor have not received 2016 funds
TechSpot
Futuremark launches VRMark for benchmarking VR-ready systems
Want to know if your gaming PC is suitable for high-end virtual reality applications? Look no further than VRMark, a new benchmarking suite from Futuremark that measures your system against the requirements for VR gaming.
Engadget Full RSS Feed
Japan has some exclusive PSVR titles, but you’re not missing much
Sony’s lineup of games and demos is often slightly different depending on the region. It’s something you may have noticed with PlayStation’s VR debut in both Europe and the US — and that’s even more true for Japan. The virtual reality headset launched in Sony’s homeland with several titles on the PlayStation…
physicsworld.com: all content
Flash Physics: Space telescope passes milestone, quantum-cryptography record broken, making gold nanostructures
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Early Black Friday deals: Phones, 4K TVs, games, monitors and more
Winter will have to wait, because Black Friday is coming first! Some retailers (especially mobile phone stores) are unleashing some mighty fine deals already.Every day, our team of Deal Hunters scour the net to find any standout tech, gadget and gaming deals. So keep it TechRadar if you don’t want to…
TechCrunch
Now it’s Periscope cloning Snapchat with augmented selfie masks
 Periscope is following Snapchat and Facebook’s lead by creating its own animated augmented reality selfie masks. The first ones can make you look like Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, and will be available for the next week for the election. If you broadcast in selfie mode with the app’s latest version,…
Deals
Bring Destiny, Halo, and Star Trek to Life With These Discounted Mega Bloks Sets
You might not want any of these Mega Bloks construction sets for yourself—though I’m taken with that Starship Enterprise model—but if you have any young children on your holiday shopping list, you can go ahead and cross them off with this one-day sale.Read more…
Next Big Future
Lightbridge has joint venture with France’s nuclear energy company to develop new metallic fuel for 10-30% power increases in existing nuclear plants
Lightbridge Corporation, a U.S. nuclear fuel development company, and AREVA NP, a leader in nuclear fuel, components and reactor services [Areva is France’s nuclear energy company], have agreed upon key terms for the creation of a new joint venture to develop, manufacture and commercialize fuel assemblies…
Next Big Future
IF batteries become two times cheaper over 7 years and 120 Gigabattery factories are made then combustion engine cars are replaced and Tesla is worth 50 times more than today
Billionaire buy-and-hold investor Ron Baron told CNBC on Friday he believes he can make 30 to 50 times his money on his investment in Tesla in the next 15 years.He called Tesla “maybe the most interesting” company he’s ever invested in over his 46 year career.”I think in this investment from here in…
Reason.com Full Feed
ACLU Suit Aims to Stop Debtors’ Prison in Texas Town
The tiny town of Santa Fe, Texas (population 12,000), found not far south of Houston, has a big problem with using low-level misdemeanor citations to pad its revenue and threatening low-income citizens with jail time unless they cough up some money. It’s a debtors’ prison shake-down, according to…
Techbargains.com
Shop-Vac 1.5-Gallon 2.0 Peak HP Wet/Dry Vacuum Cleaner $23.09
Shop-Vac 1.5-Gallon 2.0 Peak HP Wet/Dry Vacuum Cleaner $23.09
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If you’re an iPhone user, this is your best hope for a VR controller
Google’s virtual reality team has said that they want the Daydream controller, a little remote with an internal motion sensor and a trackpad, to be the “mouse of VR” — a standardized control system that people intuitively comprehend the moment they pick it up. But unlike your average mouse, the Daydream…
Digital Trends
PWR: an interchangeable ecosystem of outdoor products for cyclists
Power tool makers have the right idea with their interchangeable battery systems that allow you to power a reciprocating saw, a floodlight, and more with a single battery. It is an incredibly convenient system that dominates the construction and home repair market but has seen limited adoption outside…
Digital Trends
Uber drivers in San Francisco can rent cars from Maven in test program
General Motors isn’t wasting time expanding the Maven car sharing service. Shortly after announcing Maven’s expansion to Los Angeles, making a total of  eight cities, Maven is now embarking on a 90-day pilot program in which Uber drivers can rent GM vehicles, according to Reuters. The Uber rental program…
9to5Mac
9to5Toys Lunch Break: Amazon Echo Dot Bundles from $73, Final Fantasy III iOS Game $7, Vizio Sound Bar $68, more
Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: Amazon Echo Dot Bundles: Logitech Harmony Elite Remote $288 ($350 value), WeMo…
SpaceNews.com
Air Force picks ADS to demo an all-commercial alternative to Space-Track catalog
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory recently selected Applied Defense Solutions to spend a year cataloging human-made objects in geostationary orbit using data solely derived from commercial space-surveillance sources. Tom Kubancik, vice president of advanced programs at Columbia, Maryland-based…
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Axion alert! Exotic-particle detector may miss out on dark matter
Supercomputer calculation suggests hypothesized particle may be heavier than thought.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20925
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Ant genomes rewrite history of Panama land bridge
Genetic analysis suggests connection between the Americas emerged millions of years earlier than previously thought.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20924
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Psychologists argue about whether smiling makes cartoons funnier
Multi-lab experiment fails to validate decades-old report that facial expressions can affect emotional state.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20929
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Scientists can publish their best work at any age
New equation also suggests way to predict a researcher’s potential to produce top work.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20926
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Tracker flags up failures to report clinical trials
Computerized search of trial registry lists worst offenders.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20930
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Machine-learning algorithm quantifies gender bias in astronomy
Calculation suggests papers with women first-authors have citation rates pushed down by 10%.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20932
Newswise: SciNews
Herbivorous Mammals Have Bigger Bellies
What do enormous dinosaurs have in common with tiny shrews? They are both four-legged vertebrates, otherwise known as tetrapods. In the course of evolution, tetrapods developed various body shapes and sizes – from the mouse to the dinosaur – to adapt to different environments. Their feeding habits range…
Newswise: SciNews
NASA’s NavCube Could Support an X-Ray Communications Demonstration in Space — a NASA First
Two proven technologies have been combined to create a promising new technology that could meet future navigational challenges in deep space. It also may help demonstrate — for the first time — X-ray communications in space, a capability that would allow the transmission of gigabits per second throughout…
Newswise: SciNews
Physicists Gain New Understanding of How Materials Break
Scientists at the University of Chicago, New York University and Leiden University could eventually help create materials that resist breaking or crack in a predictable fashion. The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Sept. 27, were the result of experiments…
Newswise: SciNews
UF/IFAS Researcher Hopes to Bolster Pollinators, Reduce Water Use, Other Inputs on Golf Courses
According to Adam Dale, assistant professor of entomology at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, golf courses could be used to conserve pollinators while reducing water consumption and management inputs such as pest control.
Newswise: SciNews
Dad’s Preconception Exercise May Increase Obesity, Insulin Resistance Risk in Offspring
Fathers who exercise regularly before their children are conceived may program their offspring’s genes with an increased risk for metabolic disorders, according to new research from East Carolina University. The surprising results, to be presented at the Integrative Biology of Exercise 7 meeting, point…
The Next Web
Microsoft had plans for its own version of the MacBook Touch Bar – 15 years ago
Last week, Apple unveiled its new and improved MacBook Pro featuring a slick OLED-powered keyboard display called the Touch Bar. While technophiles were quick to compare it to Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon adaptive keys, Microsoft has also been toying with adaptive keyboard technology for at least 15 years….
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Sony’s PlayStation TV service comes to Mac and PC browsers
After coming to Android TV last week, PlayStation view has arrived on Mac and PC browsers, meaning it’s available on just about every device you can think of. It’ll work on Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Microsoft Edge and even Internet Explorer 10+ browsers, Sony says. The web service has some “unique features,”…
Gizmodo
A Baby Stroller Magically Pops Out of This Carry-On Luggage
There’s no such thing as packing light when you’re traveling with kids. But a new carry-on suitcase not only has room for packing a baby’s travel necessities, there’s also a pop-out stroller seat hidden away inside it, leaving you with one less thing to drag through an airport.Read more…
The Awesomer
Kobalt Rapid-Adjust Wrenches
Price: $30/set  | BuyUnlike regular adjustable wrenches, there’s no fumbling around with that spinny thing with these. Instead, these wrenches adjust to the size of the nut with a squeeze of the handle. Simply push the release button to pop it back open. Set includes a 6″ and 8″ wrench. …
How-To Geek
Learn the Geeky Details of Any Apple Product, Old and New
If you’re a fan of Apple products, but your hardware is limited to what you can afford, then you can still have fun taking a trip through Apple’s product history with Mactracker.Click Here to Continue Reading
Deals
Make 3D Printing Your New Hobby For Just $167
If you’ve been thinking about trying your hand at 3D printing, this deal offers a great excuse to take up the hobby.Read more…
Deals
If You’re a VIB Rouge Member at Sephora, Take 20% Off Your Entire Purchase (with No Exclusions)
Oh, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. VIB Rouge members at Sephora get 20% off all their purchases with the code 20ROUGE. I checked, there are NO EXCLUSIONS, which is kind of insane. Not a VIB Rouge member? Regular VIB members will get this discount come the 11th (don’t worry, we’ll remind you).Read…
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Vancouver Considers Abandoning Parts of the Coast Because of Climate Change
Vancouver prides itself on being a coastal city, nestled between the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific. Like every other part of the world, it’s under threat from climate change, as warming temperatures cause sea levels to creep ever-higher. The city is looking at many options to hold back the rising water—and…
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The best Sony Xperia X Compact deals in November 2016
November is a great time to look for a new phone, with Black Friday promising loads of discounts. The rest of the month looks like it’s packed with offers as well, and if you’re looking for the best Sony Xperia X Compact deals, then you’ve come to the right placeWe’ve scoured the internet to bring you…
ArchDaily
Library of Congress Announces Winners of 2016 Holland Prize for Architectural Drawing
The Library of Congress has announced the winners of the 2016 Holland Prize, which recognizes the best single-sheet, measured drawing of a historic building, site, or structure, completed to the standards of the Historic American Building Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record…
Popular Science
A Disappearing Cardiac Stent
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RT – Daily news
Turkey’s EU & American allies concerned with arrests of pro-Kurdish politicians, leaders
Leaders in the EU and US have voiced concerns over the arrests of two co-leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) and at least 12 of its MPs in Ankara and Kurdish-majority areas in eastern Turkey. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Indonesian police use tear gas as 1,000s of Muslims rally against Jakarta governor
Tens of thousands of hardline Muslim protesters rallying against a non-Muslim governor they accuse of blasphemy marched in Jakarta, where multiple calls for violence and provocations from foreign jihadists resulted in tear gas and scuffles with police. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Million Mask March: Anonymous London demo faces police crackdown
London police are planning a crackdown this year’s Million Mask March, the Anonymous movement’s annual Guy Fawkes Night protest. A curfew and restrictions on assembly will be imposed to stop “masked criminals seeking to run amok.” Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
6.4 quake hits Chile, shakes capital Santiago
A 6.4 magnitude quake rattled Chile with an epicenter located close to its border with Argentina on Friday, according to earthquake monitors. Witnesses told Reuters that buildings were shaking in the city during the event. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
ISIS kills 400+ deserters & civilians around Mosul – UN
The Islamic State terrorist group has killed over 400 people around Mosul and transported many others into the city to use as human shield, a UN human rights spokesperson said. Read Full Article at RT.com
Reason.com Full Feed
Chris Christie’s Former Chief of Staff, Port Authority Official Convicted in ‘Bridgegate’ Trial
The former chief of staff to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and a former deputy executive director at the Port Authority of New York were convicted Friday on charges related to the politically motivated closure of lanes on the George Washington Bridge in 2013. Bridget Anne Kelly, who served in the…
Mashable
U.S. government prepares for Election Day cyber attacks
The United States government is readying itself for a range of possible cyber attacks it fears could come on Election Day.  The White House is working alongside the NSA, the CIA, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Homeland Security to guard against disinformation campaigns, internet slow-downs…
PCWorld
Intel’s first commercial drone lands in the US
Intel began promoting its first commercial drone in the U.S. this week, as it seeks to carve out a place for itself in the fast-expanding market. The Falcon 8+ drone, which was announced two weeks ago, was on show at the Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas that opened on Tuesday. Intel has been building…
Lifehacker
Pretend to Be Financially Independent to Stick to Your Money Goals
There’s no greater money goal than financial independence: the freedom to do whatever you want without money stopping you. However, it’s a long, hard road. To keep your spirits high and stick to your goal, remind yourself what it feels like to be financially independent every now and then.http://lifehacker.com/use-the-fi-for…Most…
Scientific American Content: Global
First Cases of New Superbug Spotted in U.S.
The drug-resistant fungus is often fatal and can be difficult to identify — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
RT – Daily news
#StopFundingHate: Twitter users demand Daily Mail boycott over Brexit ruling coverage
Thousands have taken to social media with the hashtag #StopFundingHate to urge companies advertising with the Daily Mail to stop in response to the paper’s coverage of Thursday’s high court ruling on Brexit. Read Full Article at RT.com
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TCL put Alexa in a tablet designed for your kitchen
Amazon’s Alexa can be integrated into most anything now. Alexa is in adorable gadgets for refrigerators, smartwatches, remotes, and robots. Now, it’s showing up in a tablet specifically designed to help in the kitchen. We covered the Xess back in April, but to remind you, it has a 17.3-inch Full HD display…
PCWorld
Intel launches 500 drones for nighttime light show
Could hundreds or thousands of drones in the sky ever replicate the thrill we get from watching a fireworks display?Intel is hoping to reproduce a little of that magic with its Shooting Star drones. They’re equipped with lights to provide a show in the night sky, and Intel is offering a whole fleet of…
TechSpot
Comcast, Netflix partnership to materialize next week
Traditional cable providers have been at odds with subscription streaming and over-the-top providers for a few years now. Rather than try to fight a losing battle, Comcast has wisely come to the realization that perhaps the two can co-exist (if for nothing else, to slow the loss of defectors until…
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Samsung recalls 2.8 million top-loading washing machines
No company likes to issue a product recall, but Samsung is having to deal with its fair share as of late. After going some way to reduce the damage following the disastrous launch of the Galaxy Note 7, the company has today made the headlines again after issuing an urgent recall on 2.8 million top-loading…
TechCrunch
What’s next for smart glasses?
 There’s a revolution brewing in eyewear technology. Snapchat recently announced their brand new wearable called Spectacles. It’s about what you would expect from Snapchat glasses, working video and social media into a slick, stylish product that’s well-positioned for young people — but these Spectacles…
RT – Daily news
Sanders calls for investigations into Big Pharma insulin-price collusion
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has requested the US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission open investigations into “potential coordination” by drug-makers Eli Lilly, Sanofi, and Novo Nordisk in raising insulin prices. Read Full Article at RT.com
Techbargains.com
ALLPOWERS 3400mAh USB Portable Power Bank $5.39
ALLPOWERS 3400mAh USB Portable Power Bank $5.39
HiConsumption
Honda SuperSport Eden by Bandit9 Motorcycles
A gold-plated 125cc Honda SuperSport from the future.
HiConsumption
Kia Sorento Ski Gondola Concept
An autonomous Kia Sorento SUV concept with snow treads.
HiConsumption
Spontaneous Pop-Up Display
A fully-collapsible 24-inch high definition display screen.
Lifehacker
This Week’s Most Popular Posts: October 28th to November 4th
This week our heads were in the cloud. We tried to figure out why iCloud is so inconsistent, learned how little sleep you can actually get away with, examined why so many psychological studies fail to hold up, and more. Here’s a look back.Read more…
Science | Smithsonian
How Colombia’s Failed Peace Treaty Could Wreak Havoc on Its Diversity-Rich Ecosystems
A potential influx of legal and illegal mining leaves the country’s megadiverse landscapes—and the communities who depend on them—in jeopardy
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Is earth f*cked? Climate change needs action | Jelmer Mommers | TEDxMaastricht
Convinced that climate change needs immediate action, Jelmer Mommers aims to write inspiring stories in order to speed up the transition to a more sustainable future. Jelmer poses that we should not be held back by horror stories on climate problems. And instead, he wants to offer the audience a different…
Ars Technica
Google contests EU antitrust charges on comparison shopping, AdSense
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images/Urich Baumgartgen) Google has rebutted the European Commission’s anti-competitive charges against the ad giant’s alleged abuse of dominance in its price comparison, specialised search services, and AdSense businesses. The company—after a number of deadline extensions…
TechCrunch
Cannabis investor Privateer Holdings tacks on another $40 million in funding
 In just five days, nine states will vote on marijuana legalization measures, so it’s perhaps not a surprise that the five-year-old, Seattle-based marijuana private equity investor Privateer Holdings just raised $40 million in convertible debt from undisclosed investors. Cowen and Co. is predicting that…
RT – Daily news
Turkey cracks down on social media – not for the first time
Turkey reportedly blocked social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp and YouTube following overnight arrests of at least 11 pro-Kurdish politicians from the opposition party People’s Democracy (HDP). Read Full Article at RT.com
Singularity HUB
Printable Organs Will Put an End to Transplant Lists
A woman living on a dialysis machine is grown a new kidney using her own cells. A father struggling with age-related vision loss has his eyesight restored. A soldier suffers extensive burns and has his skin regenerated. This is a glimpse of the holy grail of regenerative medicine. The ultimate goal of…
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iPhone 6S discount deals: save £££ and get the best iPhone 6S 32GB deal ever
Wow, Black Friday really has started early this year. We’re barely into silly season, yet here we are telling you that you can can get an iPhone 6S for one of the best prices we’ve ever seen.After the iPhone 7, this is Apple’s most advanced smartphone and an improved model over the original 16GB iPhone…
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The best Samsung Galaxy S7 accessories
So you bought arguably the flagship phone of the Android world, the Samsung Galaxy S7. What next? There are a host of S7 accessories out there to customize your mobile life, whether you’re a music fan after top quality and/or wireless music, or a videographer looking to experiment in 360-degree and virtual…
SpaceNews.com
Orbital to launch next Cygnus mission on Atlas 5
WASHINGTON — Citing a desire to both maximize the cargo delivered to the International Space Station and ensure it stays on schedule, Orbital ATK said Nov. 4 it will launch its next Cygnus mission on an Atlas 5 rather than its own Antares rocket. Orbital ATK said that the OA-7 Cygnus mission, previously…
The Awesomer
Rock Tuba
LinkMusician Travis Netzer shows us how with a few effects pedals and the right technique, an ordinary tuba can sound like an fuzzed out electric guitar, as he performs a cover version of The White Stripes’ Catch Hell Blues from the 2007 album Icky Thump. More Awesome Stuff: Daniela Andrade: Where…
Reason.com Full Feed
Brexit Process Getting More Complicated
A ruling by England’s High Court has called into question whether the government of the United Kingdom will follow through on the results of the Brexit referendum and actually withdraw from the European Union. The High Court ruled that the British government could not invoke Article 50 of the EU Lisbon…
Reason.com Full Feed
Support for Legal Abortion at Highest Level Since 1995, But Partisan Gap Widening
The percentage of Americans who believe abortion should be legal in all or most circumstances is at the highest it has been in more than two decades, according to the latest national poll from Pew Research Center. In the October 20-25 survey, 59 percent of respondents said abortion should be generally…
PCWorld
Google is launching RCS messaging on Sprint, with other carriers on the roadmap
The days of boring ol’ SMS may finally be coming to a close. Google announced Friday that it’s launching Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging for Android phones on Sprint. If you Google’s Messenger app, you’ll be able to flip the feature on and get real-time typing notifications, high-resolution…
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India wants the tech used to unlock the San Bernardino iPhone
Israeli forensics company Cellebrite helped the FBI access the contents of a suspect’s iPhone 5c following the shooting in San Bernardino last year. Now India is in talks to buy the company’s tech that will allow it to unlock phones and other devices…
How-To Geek
How to Block a Twitter User’s Retweets (But Still See Their Tweets)
Does someone you follow on Twitter retweet constantly, flooding your timeline with nonsense? Do particular accounts you never want to hear from keep popping up anyway? He
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