Indistinguishable from Magic 11/5

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After successful Antares launch, NASA wants Orbital ATK to launch on ULA’s rocket again
NASA has asked commercial partner Orbital ATK to set aside its Antares rocket for the company’s next mission to the International Space Station and instead fly cargo on an Atlas V rocket — the premier vehicle of the United Launch Alliance. The move is aimed at getting more cargo to the ISS in early 2017,…
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Smart machines still need intelligent use and guidance
Research firm Gartner says that full autonomy for smart machines might not be possible — or even desirable.
Uncrate
Fence House
Armored by a facade of fencing and a near window-less exterior, the Fence House gives owners both a sense of security and privacy. The house was built as two forms,…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
Digital Trends
Sony’s Shawn Layden: ‘No Man’s Sky’ built from ‘incredible vision,’ but not there yet
No Man’s Sky has seen its share of controversy since its August release, with its vast, nearly limitless world receiving praise while criticism was directed at just how little there actually is to do on each planet. Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios chair Shawn Layden has weighed in with…
Digital Trends
Surface Studio vs. iMac: Which all-in-one does it all best?
This week, Microsoft came out swinging by introducing the Surface Studio, Microsoft’s first all-in-one desktop. The flexible, powerful PC promises to be a game changer for creative minds across the world, and provides some staunch competition for Apple’s flagship computer, the iMac. Since comparisons…
GearMoose
Electric Electrolite Snow Goggles
Cutting-edge sports engineering.
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Study Challenges Model of Alzheimer’s Disease Progression
Researchers provide unprecedented evidence that basal forebrain pathology precedes and predicts both entorhinal pathology and memory impairment in people with Alzheimer’s disease.
SlashGear
PokeVision alternative FastPokeMap returns for Pokemon GO
One of the few developer crews still working on Pokemon GO mapping of monsters is FastPokeMap, and today they’re back in business. Every few days the service has gone down for the count, but for the time being, it would seem that FPM is ready to roll. This is the latest in a long line of replacements…
Cool Hunting
Plan B Vintage-Inspired Watches: Well-priced luxury timepieces with a case shape drawn from 1950s French watchmaking
As we’ve noted time and again, there’s no short supply of emerging watchmakers taking to Kickstarter to launch their debut products. Many of these brand cite throwback influences and strong materials. Rarely, however, are they as interesting as…… Continue…
Next Big Future
Tesla gigafactory will be doubled in size to produce 1 million cars per year and will produce batteries, battery packs and drive systems
Tesla has opened its $5 billion lithium-ion Gigafactory two years ahead of schedule, a monumental structure split into two parts; one side housing Panasonic that will build batteries and the that other will assemble them into battery packs. While not expected to enter into full production until 2018,…
Lifehacker
You Can Clean Your Shower Curtain Liner In The Washing Machine
Your shower curtain gets filthy and smelly over time, but the good news is, it’s easy enough to clean. Just toss it in the washer.Read more…
PandoDaily
Ouch: 73% of techies perceive Uber’s culture as “bad/very bad”; 73% believe it is overvalued and only 19% are interested in working there
On Wednesday I wrote about the real reason the gender gap is widening in Silicon Valley: The glorification of the bro culture. As part of a larger argument, I cited several women who refuse to work at Uber — despite being the highest valued company in the Valley right now– because of this gender hostility….
Mashable
Experience the awesome power of a rocket launch in this 360 degree video
Hearing the roar of a rocket launching to space in person is a pretty incredible experience. The sound of the powerful, human-built tool blasting off on its mission literally shakes the ground beneath your feet as it ascends.  Actually making it to a rocket launch, however, is no easy task, so…
Mashable
Donald Trump is the best thing to happen to global warming (seriously)
The Paris Climate Agreement was enacted Friday, and in doing so, became the fastest global U.N. agreement to go from negotiation to international law in modern history.  In an ironic twist, that quick turn of events owes a great deal to someone who actually tried to dismantle the treaty: Donald Trump….
New Scientist – Online news
Robot surgeon can slice eyes finely enough to remove cataracts
The Axsis robot can manage the fine movements needed for cataract surgery. Its makers hope it will cut complications, and find uses in other parts of the body
New Scientist – Online news
Huge lake discovered 15 kilometres under a volcano
The discovery of a vast reservoir of water – as big as the largest freshwater lakes – could help reveal how eruptions occur, and how continental crust forms
Techbargains.com
Oster 6-Slice Convection Counter Top Toaster Oven (Stainless Steel) $54.97
Oster 6-Slice Convection Counter Top Toaster Oven (Stainless Steel) $54.97
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Some of the best stuff to stream this weekend (November 4, 2016) – CNET
Amazon and Hulu have a lot of quality movies hitting their services. Netflix, on the other hand, is a little light.
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Revisiting why incompetents think they’re awesome
(credit: Aurich Lawson) Another election day in the US is rapidly approaching (Tuesday, Nov. 8—mark your calendars!). So for no reason in particular, we’re resurfacing our close examination of the Dunning-Kruger effect from May 25, 2012. In 1999 a pair of researchers published a paper called…
Next Big Future
Instead of deliverying the actual Ford carrier by yearend the Navy will give a new targeted delivery date around Christmas
The US Navy admitted that delivery of the USS Gerald R Ford (CVN 78) will not occur in 2016 as the navy must determine the cause of problems with two main turbine generators (MTGs) on the next-generation aircraft carrier.The USN has been working to determine the root cause of the problem, and how to…
Next Big Future
Next Generation Space Telescope mirrors and optical components are complete and telescope will launch October 2018 and determine whether nearest exoplanets have water and much more
The telescope element of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), the largest space telescope ever constructed, stands completed in an enormous clean room at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. JWST will now go through a series of rigorous tests, including shaking and noise tests to simulate launch conditions,…
RT – Daily news
Turkey ‘hindering’ construction of German facilities at NATO Incirlik air base – report
Ankara is reportedly hampering Berlin’s efforts to build facilities at the Incirlik NATO airbase, which is key for 240 German airmen and six jets deployed there in the US-led anti-ISIS coalition. It’s another blow to strained ties between two countries. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Event: Opening Reception: One Room Mansion
Event Date: Dec 8, 2016; Event City: Boston, MA, US Don’t miss the opening celebration for One Room Mansion on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm. This event is a special opportunity to view the exhibition while enjoying complimentary refreshments.One Room Mansion will explore compact living as a…
Popular Science
Drones Fight Back Against Laser Weapons
Military And they might be winning Created as a defense system against drones, more laser weapons are making their way to the battlefield. But there’s a problem: Their flying targets have begun to defend…
Architizer
Architects’ Sketchbooks: Tadao Ando
Given the proliferation of digital tools and time-saving software now available, some believe sketching is losing its relevance. With this visual series, we celebrate the art of drawing by delving into the sketchbooks of designers, revealing some hidden gems along the way. To be considered for…
Mashable
Donald Trump Jr.’s visit to Michigan State met with student protest
Donald Trump Jr. did not receive the warmest welcome at Michigan State University this Wednesday. The son of the Republican presidential nominee was scheduled to speak and campaign in the university’s Union Ballroom for his father’s “pertinent” election, according to the MSU College Republicans’ Facebook…
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France to collect personal data of 60 million with controversial database
France’s government last week announced the creation of a highly controversial new database that will collect and store personal information on nearly everyone living in the country who holds a French identity card or passport.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
NASA’s MMS breaks Guinness World Record
NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, or MMS, is breaking records. MMS now holds the Guinness World Record for highest altitude fix of a GPS signal. Operating in a highly elliptical orbit around Earth, the MMS satellites set the record at 43,500 miles above the surface. The four MMS spacecraft incorporate…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Detour via gravitational lens makes distant galaxy visible
Never before have astrophysicists measured light of such high energy from a celestial object so far away. Around 7 billion years ago, a huge explosion occurred at the black hole in the center of a galaxy. This was followed by a burst of high-intensity gamma rays. A number of telescopes, MAGIC included,…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Fake Tweets, real consequences for the election
Software robots masquerading as humans are influencing the political discourse on social media as never before and could threaten the very integrity of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, said Emilio Ferrara, a computer scientist and research leader at the USC Information Sciences Institute (ISI), and…
Deals
Take $10 Off Any $50+ Order From Uniqlo, Including Their Arigato Sale Items
The Arigato Sale from Uniqlo caused a little upheaval in the ordering department, so to say sorry, they’re giving you $10 off any purchase of $50+with the code SORRY. With the sale going on, you can stock up on some pretty nice things for $50.Read more…
Design Milk
A Table Lamp That Creates an Indoor Aurora
If you’ve never seen the Aurora Borealis before, this table lamp by Brooklyn-based design studio Trueing just might be the next best thing. The lamp is the studio’s first released product, and is named Janus after the two-faced Roman deity of transitions, as well as Saturn’s outermost ring,…
Techbargains.com
Rosewill RHRC-13001 5.5-Cup Fuzzy Logic Rice Cooker $29.99AR (10-Cup $36.40AR)
Rosewill RHRC-13001 5.5-Cup Fuzzy Logic Rice Cooker $29.99AR (10-Cup $36.40AR)
RT – Daily news
Amnesty International’s eviction from Moscow office ‘will be resolved’ – official
The conflict between Moscow City’s municipal property department and Amnesty International’s Moscow office over rent payments is purely technical and will soon be resolved, the head of Russian’s presidential human rights council said. Read Full Article at RT.com
Next Big Future
China will accelerate J20 stealth fighter development and production
China’s Air Force chief said development of the J-20 fighter jet would be sped up, in an apparent bid to quell speculation the domestic aircraft was falling behind its production schedule.”Of course I’m satisfied,” General Ma Xiaotian said when asked about the performance of the J-20 after its brief…
Curbed National
Where do I vote? How to find your polling place
Know where to go this Tuesday, November 8 In what has been the most hotly contested election of our lifetime, your vote matters. Unless you’ve already cast your ballot, whether early or by absentee, Tuesday, November 8 will be the day most Americans from coast to coast make their way to schools, churches,…
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The Election Will Decide if Obama’s Clean Power Plan Lives or Dies
In February of 2009, during his second month in office, President Barack Obama stepped up to the lectern to deliver his first speech to a joint session of Congress. In it, he lobbied members of the House and Senate to come up with a mandatory cap on carbon emissions, a key tenant of his campaign stump….
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Don’t Have Surveillance Gear? UK Cops Will Share
What do you do when your agency hasn’t actually bought surveillance technology, but you still legally have the authority to use such tools? In the UK, other groups, such as police or security agencies, may just share their fancy tech.A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the UK’s Competition and…
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Relinquishing Control in Health Care | Dr Laura Marshall-Andrews & Chris Dance | TEDxBrighton
In their captivating talk Chris Dance and Dr Laura Marshall-Andrews discuss their views on integrating mainstream and traditional medicines and their collaboration which lead to them opening of the UK’s first ever integrated health centre. Laura founded with Chris Dance the UK’s first NHS integrated…
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The office is obsolete | Jeremey Neuner | TEDxSacramentoSalon
Jeremy discusses as we moved from an industrial to an informational economy what we do for work has gone through a revolution, but where and how we work has hardly changed at all. Jeremy proposes that if we want a better society we have to develop a better way to work. That better way is already starting…
Mashable
5 reasons why new cars are more exciting than ever
A famous man once said, “If you ain’t first, you’re last!”  Sure, that “famous man” was a wacky character in a film about the wild world of speed racing, but the washed up racer’s logic isn’t wrong. We have Google Alerts for our news, TEDTalks to curate our personalized educations and pop-up shops for…
Deals
Take To The Skies With This $849 DJI Phantom 3 Professional Bundle
The new DJI Phantom 4 sure looks impressive, but for hundreds of dollars less (with promo code AERIAL50), you can pick up the still-completely-amazing Phantom 3 Professional today, plus a spare battery and a carrying case, both of which you’ll definitely want to have.Read more…
Lifehacker
Make 3D Printing Your New Hobby For Just $167
Monoprice’s Select Mini 3D Printer, $167 with code TRIPLE15If you’ve been thinking about trying your hand at 3D printing, this deal offers a great excuse to take up the hobby.http://lifehacker.com/how-to-get-sta…Monoprice’s Select Mini 3D printer is marked down to just $197 on both Amazon and Jet, and…
Lifehacker
Why You Should Wait Until Your Coffee Is Completely Finished Before Pouring a Cup
If you use an automatic drip coffee machine, you might be tempted to put your mug directly under the freshly brewed stream to grab a cup before the pot is actually full—a life hack, it would seem! But it turns out your coffee will be better if you wait.The reason that you shouldn’t try to grab a cup…
Techbargains.com
RockBirds PQ03 Solar Bird Bath Pump & Panel Kit for Outdoor Water Fountains $9.49
RockBirds PQ03 Solar Bird Bath Pump & Panel Kit for Outdoor Water Fountains $9.49
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: Ceasefire for Aleppo rebels ends
A 10-hour Russian-Syrian truce to allow rebels to leave eastern Aleppo comes to an end.
RT – Daily news
‘Mannequin limb’ protest: Russian ambassador concerned by UK’s unwillingness to protect embassy
The unwillingness of UK authorities to provide security for Russia’s embassy raises concerns, as the unhampered ‘mannequin limb’ protest rendered the mission dysfunctional, Russian ambassador to the UK Aleksandr Yakovenko told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Belgian immigration minister sued after refusing visa to Syrian family, says he’d rather pay fines
The Belgian immigration minister has joined the ranks of EU politicians who would rather pay out of their pocket than accommodate a Syrian refugee family. Theo Francken has refused to abide by a court ruling granting the Aleppo family a visa. Read Full Article at RT.com
Computerworld
Start-up creates USB-C-to-MagSafe adapter for new MacBook Pro, other devices
Los Angeles start-up Snapnator.com has created a magnetic power connector for USB-C laptops, including the new MacBook Pro, which eliminated the popular power connector in its latest model.The company just launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise money to ramp up production of the new…
Popular Science
Why Are We Still Using Bad Maps?
Science Some of the most common maps don’t accurately depict Earth’s surface. But it’s not for lack of trying. We have dozens of map projections that can’t manage to accurately depict the Earth’s surface. But it’s not for lack of trying–it’s really difficult to do.
Mashable
Justin Timberlake clarifies those confusing ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’ lyrics
Did you think Justin Timberlake was saying “just electric” instead of “just imagine” in “Can’t Stop the Feeling”? Well, it looks like you’re not alone — even Ellen DeGeneres goofed on that one. Timberlake took the opportunity to correct her during his Ellen appearance on Friday. Don’t worry, since…
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Election 2016 and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change: New at Reason
The Paris Agreement on Climate Change comes into effect today, November 4. Auspiciously for climate warriors, that is just three days before the next United Nations climate change conference opens in Marrakech, Morocco. The Republican presidential nominee has declared that if elected he will cancel…
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Montana Supreme Court Affirms Right to Jury Trial in Civil Forfeiture Cases
The Montana Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that citizens have a right to jury trials in civil asset forfeiture cases, the AP reports. The Montana Supreme Court decision strengthens a law passed in 2015 reforming the state’s asset forfeiture practices, under which police and prosecutors are allowed to…
Techbargains.com
Optimum Nutrition Pro Gainer Supplement (10lbs, Double Chocolate) $59.03
Optimum Nutrition Pro Gainer Supplement (10lbs, Double Chocolate) $59.03
VentureBeat
Google will ‘eventually’ use mobile versions of websites to rank search results
Google today said that over time it will switch to using the mobile versions of websites, instead of desktop versions, in order to rank them for search results, thus making its search index more mobile-first. So far, the company has started experimenting; the shift could take some time. “Although our…
VentureBeat
Nintendo ressurects its retro tips-and-tricks phone hotline for the NES Classic launch
In the 1980s, the idea of working as a Gameplay Counselor for Nintendo’s Power Line service was a dream job for kids around the United States. The internet eliminated the need for most people to get their gaming tips and tricks over the phone, but Nintendo is bringing that concept back in a limited capacity….
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One consultation was enough to sell me on online doctors
This time last week, I was writhing in pain. I had a minor surgery a while back that left me susceptible to infections. This doesn’t happen very often — four times over the past decade — but when it does, it’s not fun. One side of my face swells grotesquely, brimming with pus deep within. Positioned…
Newswise: SciNews
Study Finds Female Faculty Are Underrepresented in Genomics
A Northwestern University study of the collaboration patterns sheds light on how the experiences of STEM female and male faculty vary. Researchers have found that female faculty (in six different disciplines) have as many collaborators, or co-authors, as male faculty and that female faculty tend to return…
Newswise: SciNews
Researchers Confirm Universal 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. The findings, published in the Nov. 4 issue of Science, provide the first clear demonstration of the Kibble-Zurek mechanism for a quantum phase transition…
Newswise: SciNews
Save the Date: AVS 63rd International Symposium and Exhibition in Nashville, TN, November 6-11, 2016
The 63rd International Symposium and Exhibition will take place November 6-11, 2016, at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN. Over 1400 presentations will be made for the 3000 registered attendees, featuring papers from AVS technical divisions, technology groups, and focus topics on emerging technologies….
TechCrunch
The Here One smart earbuds are the coolest gadget I’ve tried in a while
 I spend most of my days chatting with virtual/augmented reality companies, so the world of Black Mirror always seems a bit more imminent than it perhaps is. That being said, the future felt frighteningly close after my brief demo with Doppler Labs’ Here One smart earbuds. At face value, the Here Ones…
Geek.com
China Punishes Inconsiderate Drivers By Making Them Stare Into High Beams
It’s late at night. You’re driving on an empty road with your high beams on when suddenly there’s a vehicle coming the other way. You dim yours, but the other driver never returns […]
Gizmodo
Nate Silver’s Very Very Wrong Predictions About Donald Trump Are Terrifying
Nobody knows what the future holds. That’s what makes it so interesting—and often terrifying. But it’s become increasingly clear that the person who knows the least about the future is the one that everybody has been turning to for answers about the future of American politics: Nate Silver, the founder…
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Hard work, little reward: Nature readers reveal working hours and research challenges
In an online poll, almost two-thirds of readers say they have considered quitting research.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20933
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Yesterday’s Silk Road could be tomorrow’s environmental superhighway
While China is building a gigantic modern-day upgrade of the famed ancient Silk Road resplendent in global cooperation in the name of economic expansion, a group of sustainability scholars point out that the Belt and Road Initiative (B&R) also could be a superhighway of environmental progress.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Oil and gas majors invest $1 billion in low-emission tech
Ten global oil and gas companies on Friday announced they will invest $1 billion (900 million euros) in low-carbon-emission technologies to help combat climate change.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Space balloons inflating passenger flight hopes
After a string of high-profile setbacks for rocket programmes aimed at one day flying paying customers into space, a Spanish tech firm plans to send stargazers skyward using gas-filled balloons.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
A beautiful perforated facade filters natural light into this office building in Rio de Janeiro
The open-plan floors of the building are supported by concrete waffle slabs, peripheral columns and load-bearing walls. All the installations and structural elements are distributed along the perimeter of the building. Related: Tivoli Eco Residences Leave a Light Footprint on the Coast…
Techbargains.com
Microsoft Lumia 640 XL 4G LTE GSM Unlocked Dual-SIM Win8.1 Smarthone $79.99
Microsoft Lumia 640 XL 4G LTE GSM Unlocked Dual-SIM Win8.1 Smarthone $79.99
Mashable
Kid learns the hard way that this easy pour milk bottle works real well
Sometimes things just work too well. New Zealand radio DJ Vaughan Smith recently received a few bottles of Meadow Fresh’s new bottle, which is supposed to make it easier for kids to pour. So Smith decided to test it out on his 2 and 4-year old kids.  Turns out the bottle works real well.  A…
Mashable
Fact: Melania Trump is a Westworld robot
HBO’s Westworld is a reality-bending science fiction epic about technology, human decency and free will. Having pored over the show’s released episodes, I’ve begun to develop several theories about the Westworld universe. Is the show covering multiple timelines? Is William the Man in Black? Is Melania…
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TV features you should (and shouldn’t) care about – CNET
Is 4K worthwhile? What about HDR, SUHD and quantum dots? If you’re shopping for a new TV and confused by all the buzzwords, here’s a cheat sheet.
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Turkey condemned over detention of pro-Kurdish leaders
Turkish authorities arrested the leaders of the country’s main pro-Kurdish opposition party in a terrorism probe on Friday, drawing European and U.N. condemnation of a widening crackdown on dissent under President Tayyip Erdogan.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Is the US overdosing on oil?
The oil industry has become an issue of debate in the US presidential election. While Republican candidate Donald Trump promises to extract even more oil and natural gas, Democrat Hillary Clinton plans to continue Barack Obama’s policy of developing renewable energies.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Paris sparks controversy with recall of ‘shocking’ dictionary on the body
The City of Paris has ordered the recall of a dictionary of the body from its schools, saying some of the illustrations and definitions included in the book risked “shocking” young children or their parents, according to French media reports Friday.
Techbargains.com
Cheetah Mounts 20-75in TV Wall Mount HDMI Cable Bundle $18.17
Cheetah Mounts 20-75in TV Wall Mount HDMI Cable Bundle $18.17
Lifehacker
Why the Person Who Cooks Should Also Do the Dishes
One of the advantages to living with another human is the division of household labor, but there may be a benefit to one person doing the cooking and after-meal cleaning.Read more…
Deals
That $20 Sonicare Toothbrush Deal Is Back In Stock
If you want to dip your toes into the world of electric toothbrushes, Philips’ entry level Sonicare Essence line is an amazing value at $20 (after clipping the $5 coupon). I’ve been using this brush for years, and I still love it.Read more…
Macworld
Apple’s AirPods could deliver audio with multiple wireless protocols
Amazing technology crammed in Apple’s AirPods may have made the so-called courageous plan to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 much easier.The earphones haven’t shipped yet. It’s still unclear whether buyers will want to invest US $159 in AirPods, which are being forced on iPhone 7 buyers,…
EDC is Everyday Carry
Wolffepack Summit Quick Access Backpack
submitted by Jonathan Tayag Carrying a backpack as your go-to EDC bag is a great way to go—until you need to retrieve your gear. Those two straps that keep your load comfortable and secure are the very things getting in the way of accessing it all. Unlike traditional backpacks, the Wolffepack Summit…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Turin’s mayor has ruffled feathers with her anti-meat talk
Ever since Chiara Appendino said she wanted Turin to become Italy’s first vegetarian city, residents have been grumbling.
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Transformer tiny house automatically expands with RV-inspired pop-out
It’s one answer to the complaint that tiny houses are too small: build it with an electrically operated, expandable slide-out.
Gizmodo
Nintendo Brings Back The Power Line For A Weekend
In honor of next week’s Mini-NES (which is officially called the NES Classic but I’ll keep calling the Mini-NES ‘cause that’s a way better name), Nintendo is going full nostalgia, pulling out the big guns in hopes of blasting your brain with thoughts of the 80s and 90s. Get ready for the return of the…
Mises Institute
What Mises Would Say About Austria’s New 70-year Bond
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssMoney and BanksWhat Mises Would Say About Austria’s New 70-year Bond Money and Banking 0 Views Last week, Austria issued a 70-year bond, the longest dated sovereign in the Eurozone. (Italy had issued a 50-year bond on October 4.) Austria’s bond issue…
Mashable
Harvard men’s soccer team kicked to curb after sex ranking scandal
It’s not unusual for sports teams to keep scouting reports — assuming they’re scouting athletes and not sex objects. On Thursday, however, Harvard University suspended its men’s soccer team for the rest of the season after the university discovered the team had created a “scouting report” that ranked…
Computerworld
Microsoft promises smaller Windows 10 upgrades
Microsoft today promised it will reduce the size of Windows 10 “feature updates,” the upgrades the company issues once or twice a year.”One of the biggest community and customer benefits of UUP is the reduction you’ll see in download size on PCs,” said Bill Karagounis, director of program management,…
Digital Trends
NY Times’ ‘Voter Suppression Trail’ is a free-to-play spoof inspired by election
The New York Times launched The Voter Suppression Trail, a free-to-play browser game that highlights the difficulties many Americans will face when attempting to vote during Tuesday’s presidential election. The game is presented as a spoof of the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium’s educational…
Digital Trends
This little adapter keeps your iPhone 7 headphone dongle on your keychain
Are you an iPhone 7 owner struggling with the fact that your shiny new phone doesn’t have a headphone jack? Are you annoyed that you have to carry an adapter around in your pocket to use your wired headphones? This little accessory is here to save the day! The little contraption, while decidedly un-technical,…
Architizer
A house in Trees
“A House in Trees” locates in a small narrow land, which was divided with the area of 5×15 (m) in Tu Son town, Bac Ninh, Vietnam. This area is facing rapid industrialization and urbanization. There are several problems with the site such as noise and smog from traffic; and negative effects from…
TechSpot
Check out the T9 Plus single-handed mechanical gaming keyboard, currently 45% off
Get an edge over your foes with this fully-programmable keyboard. On sale for almost half off, the T9 Plus single-handed gaming mechanical keyboard lets you pull off quick combos with fewer keystrokes.
How-To Geek
Geek Trivia: Patients With “Alice In Wonderland Syndrome” Have Trouble Perceiving?
Patients With “Alice In Wonderland Syndrome” Have Trouble Perceiving? Time Colors Size RhymesThink you know the answer?
Mashable
Facebook isn’t getting that much TV money, so it will just start selling TV ads
Facebook has been marginally successful in eating into TV ad budgets with its super-targeted but mostly direct-response ads. Now, the social network is taking a more straightforward approach to that market. The social network has a plan to start selling video ads to set-top services like Roku and Apple…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study finds female scientists collaborate differently
Succeeding in the male-dominated science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines can be very challenging for female faculty. Now, a Northwestern University study of the collaboration patterns of STEM faculty publishing 4 November in the open-access journal PLOS Biology has found that…
Archinect – News
ACADIA’s ‘Floating Megalith’ workshop challenges architecture’s obsession with surface over volume
Last Wednesday afternoon, traffic briefly stopped at the main entrance to the University of Michigan’s North Campus as 12 of us hauled a stark white blob the size of a jet ski up hills and across intersections. Curious and confused onlookers watched us as we carried what must have seemed like an unidentifiable…
Archinect – News
Ten Top Images on Archinect’s “Biophilia” Pinterest Board
In case you haven’t checked out Archinect’s Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect Firm and People profiles.(Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)Today’s…
WIRED
This Weird Globe-Folding Map Isn’t Perfect, But It’s Close
The almost perfectly-proportioned AuthaGraph Map won Japan’s biggest design award. The post This Weird Globe-Folding Map Isn’t Perfect, But It’s Close appeared first on WIRED.
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Quadsaw Square Hole Cutter
Quadsaw can cut a perfectly square hole in drywall/plasterboard in under ten seconds. The tool mounts to any drill that produces 1800rpms and it features 4 blades that buzz through the wall with precision & minimal dust. It is adjustable to also cut rectangular holes as well as adjustable depths….
Gizmodo
Get Ready for the Supermoon of a Lifetime
Entire lifetimes have come and gone without the moon looking quite as large as it will this month. On November 14th, skygazers will witness the closest full moon, or “supermoon,” of 2016. But more excitingly, it’ll be the closest full moon since 1948—and we won’t get another one like it until 2034.Read…
Man of Many
Pimp Your Corvette, Make it an AeroWagon
Callaway want to showcase their technological sophistication, artistry in design, and beauty in craftsmanship by converting your Corvette to an AeroWagen. The Shooting Brake Package fits a Carbon fibre, composite lift gate to the back of the vehicle expanding the storage space while preserving the Targa…
The Verge – All Posts
Three members of Apple’s PR team have left for car companies
Three members of Apple’s communications staff have left the tech giant for car companies in recent weeks, just as reports have emerged that Apple has scaled back its auto-making plans. Last month longtime Apple staffer Sarah O’Brien joined Tesla as senior director of communications. While at Apple,…
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Change the odds for health | Anthony Iton | TEDxSanFrancisco
Anthony is using data to study how and when zip codes become more important than genetic codes when it comes to people’s health. His team leads the effort to empower residents in 14 cities across California with the worst health outcomes to fight for changes in their communities that will help them…
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You Are Your Memories | Ryan Cummins | TEDxHollywood
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event,…
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How to Genuinely Connect in a Disconnected Workplace. Or not. | Drew Kugler | TEDxHollywood
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event,…
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Snowy Shades: 12 Best Winter Sunglasses
A handful of stylish options to keep that low winter sun out of your eyes.
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Dear Donald Trump, you should visit your hometown someday
In a short essay from Literary Hub titled New York is a Book Conservatives Should Read, Rebecca Solnit writes an open letter to Donald Trump urging him to take some lessons from the city in which he lives. Solnit argues that Trump’s wealth has insulated him from experiencing one of the true pleasures…
Computerworld
The Orange Pi Zero single-board computer ships for $6.99
At $6.99, a new Raspberry Pi competitor called Orange Pi Zero costs less than some sandwiches in New York City. The Orange Pi Zero can be used to make electronics or robots, or it can fill in as a file or media server. Such developer boards are also used to create and test industrial devices. The…
Gizmodo
Why Russia’s Heroin Addicts Are Going Through Hell
This week, an HIV epidemic has been officially declared in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, where the health department estimates 1 out of every 50 residents is a carrier of the virus. The government has been hesitant to recognize that Russia is experiencing one of the world’s fastest-growing HIV epidemics….
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UN report: climate goals rapidly moving out of reach
Enlarge (credit: Kym Farnik) With nations gathering in Marrakech to continue talks on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit global warming, a new UN report is another stark reminder of the work to be done. This latest “Emissions Gap Report” highlights the remaining differences between…
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Lyft will give you a 45 percent discount for one ride on Election Day
This coming Tuesday, Lyft will offer a 45 percent discount on one ride between 7AM and 8PM in 20 markets. The promotion will make it slightly cheaper to reach your local polling place if you’ve got no other way of getting there besides hailing a car. Getting back after voting will cost full price, however….
Mises Institute
Jeff Deist: A Libertarian View of the Election
On Mises Weekends, this week, Jeff Deist joins Andy Duncan of the Fin Tales podcast to talk about next week’s Presidential election. Going beyond the electoral horse race, Jeff and Andy also discuss the impact each candidate could have on the Federal Reserve, gold prices, and US foreign policy.
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Obama Administration Approaches 1,000 Commutations
President Barack Obama and his administration may have dragged their feet in using his executive power to commute federal sentences to reduce the worst impacts of the misbegotten drug war, but they seem to be wanting to make up for lost time. Today the White House announced another 72 commutations,…
Gizmodo
Internet Pioneers Slam $750,000 Settlement for the ‘Man Who Invented Email’
Two early internet pioneers are expressing sadness and disbelief at the fact that Shiva Ayyadurai, a self-described “world-renowned scientist, inventor, lecturer, philanthropist and entrepreneur” who says he invented “email: the electronic mail system as we know it today,” will receive a $750,000 settlement…
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Do you need new HDMI cables for HDR? – CNET
Upgrading to a new HDR TV? Think you might need new HDMI cables for it to work? You probably don’t. Here’s the deal.
Digital Trends
Someone did a no-no and posted an early review of a seventh-generation Intel CPU
Chinese website PCOnline broke Intel’s non-disclosure agreement regarding the upcoming seventh-generation Kaby Lake processors for desktops by publishing an early review of the Core i5-7600K. There are plenty of charts and benchmarks to look at including hardware details provided by CPU-Z, photos of…
Digital Trends
Learn at the feet of the masters: Steam Dev Days presentation videos now on YouTube
Valve has uploaded YouTube videos of all talks and panel discussions featured at this year’s recently concluded Steam Dev Days conference, offering developer-oriented insights into virtual reality, Early Access, and other emerging technologies. The channel has also archived all of the Steam Dev Days…
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How Each One of Us Contribute to Arctic Sea Ice Melt
Measurements reveal the relationship between individual CO2 emissions and the Arctic’s shrinking summer sea ice
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Geologist Available to Comment on Chilean Earthquake
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ORNL Wins Seven R&D 100 Awards
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received seven R&D 100 Awards in recognition of their significant advancements in science and technology.
Newswise: SciNews
Save the Date: Major Acoustics Meeting in Honolulu November 28- December 2, 2016
The 172nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) will be held November 28- December 2, 2016, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. The location was picked with all travelers in mind, as it is also the 5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society…
Acquire
NYKO releases the must-have controller for the NES Classic
It’s 2016 Nintendo, we need wireless controllers.Photo: NykoThe new NES Classic Edition is great and all, but there is a crucial element missing: wireless controllers. Out of the box, Nintendo got a little too nostalgic by including wired controllers and surprisingly there’s no Bluetooth option. NYKO…
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How Bureaucrats and Spies Turned Canada Into a Surveillance State
This week, Canadians received a shock to the system when a spate of news items revealed how police and spy agencies flout the law and moral conventions to spy on citizens and journalists, in some cases dating back for many years.The largest blow to Canada’s often rosy image came on Thursday when a federal…
TechSpot
Google tries to unify advanced carrier messaging on Android, starting with Sprint
Google said on Friday that Sprint will be the first domestic wireless provider to adopt Rich Communication Services (RCS), an upgrade to the aging Short Message Service (SMS) standard.
Lifehacker
What To Do When You’re Stuck In A Massive Auto Loan
We all make mistakes, and sometimes small mistakes lead to bigger ones—especially when it comes to debt. It’s easy to get on a high horse and tell someone what they should or shouldn’t have done; coming up with solutions can be a lot harder, and this debt-saddled car owner needs a fix and not more judgment….
Cool Hunting
Link About It: Spotify Offering 215 Hours of Free Language Lessons
We all associate Spotify with music, but there are actually some 215 hours of foreign language lessons available. So after you listen to your Discover Weekly playlist and want to feel a bit more clever, why not take a class in beginners’ Arabic, Chinese…… …
Fast Company
Why Executives Don’t Trust Their Own Data And Analytics Insights
In spite of major investments in data analytics, research suggests most decision makers don’t trust the insights they reveal. In spite of major investments in data analytics, research suggests most decision makers don’t trust the insights they reveal.Organizations of all shapes…
Fast Company
The Unexpected Political Influence Your Boss Has On Your Vote
People’s “work selves” and “personal selves” are different, but on the whole, people do pay attention to what their leaders do. People’s “work selves” and “personal selves” are different, but on the whole, people do pay attention to what their leaders do.Politics is contentious,…
The Manual
Hubble: Daily contacts for half the price
Hubble allows you to get daily contact lenses for half the price. The post Hubble: Daily contacts for half the price appeared first on The Manual.
Big Think
New Drug First Major Breakthrough for Alzheimer’s in the Past Decade
This drug combined with antibody therapies could prevent or even cure the neurodegenerative disorder.   Read More
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Netflix comes to Comcast X1 boxes next week
Comcast and Netflix are announcing that the latter’s streaming service will be fully available on the former’s X1 boxes from next week. If you have a Comcast X1 and a Netflix subscription, you’ll be able to watch original series like Stranger Things…
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Karen Carpenters and Serial Killers Get (More) Television Tabloid Treatment: New at Reason
With the world a good bet to end Tuesday—at least, if we’re lucky—this is not the week to be wasting your dwindling time on esoteric PBS costume dramas or earnest public-access-channel poetry slams. Go with your primal instincts and wallow in tabloid culture as God and Jerry Springer intended. The…
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You don’t need money if you’ve got Bunz
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Photo: Weedy seadragon hides in the sea weeds
Our photo of the day celebrates this ever-wonderful cousin of the seahorse.
Computerworld
What about the personal data on those millions of recalled Note7s?
The users of millions of faulty Samsung Galaxy Note7s, already turned in, face a bigger potential dilemma than whether the devices might blow up: The fate of their personal data on the devices.Many of the users of some 3 million Note7 devices sold were told by Samsung and government officials to immediately…
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Musk predicts mid-December return to flight for Falcon 9
WASHINGTON — SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk said Nov. 4 he expects the Falcon 9 rocket to return to flight in the middle of December after overcoming a problem he claimed was unprecedented in the history of spaceflight. Musk, briefly discussing the status of SpaceX during a half-hour interview on…
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Gogo views network upgrades as bulwark against in-flight-connectivity newcomers
WASHINGTON — In-flight connectivity provider Gogo told investors Nov. 3 that emerging aeronautical connectivity providers won’t be able to catch up with its market position, especially once its next generation air-to-ground network is operational in 2018. Over time, the Chicago, Illinois-based company…
Curbed National
Renting to football fans on game day weekends can bring in up to $1,665 a night
According to a new study from NerdWallet Live in a popular college football town and want to make a quick buck this season? Consider renting out your home on game day weekends, because you may be able to recoup up to 70% of your monthly homeownership costs from one night alone. In a new study, personal…
Digital Trends
Canon goes from cameras to coloring with new printable pages for adults
You may know Canon for its cameras, which use the familiar process of photography to create permanent images with light. It’s a pretty neat trick but what if you wanted to create an image without using light? Say, by coloring one. Well, not to worry, Canon still has you covered, thanks to its new printable…
TechCrunch
Winning the race to the digital economy by cracking the code on the gender gap
 We are faced with a huge gender imbalance in technology that is only getting worse. Today, just 24 percent of the U.S. computing workforce is female. New research from Accenture and Girls Who Code estimates that if we stay on our current course, the number of women in computing will fall to 22 percent…
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Harvard GSD launches new fellowship in partnership with Perkins+Will to support students of color
Architecture is often criticized for its lack of diversity, and many feel that education is a key way to address the issue for the future. In that vein, Harvard’s GSD announced yesterday the establishment of the Philip Freelon Fellowship Fund, designed to “provide expanded academic opportunities to African…
WIRED
Inside NowThis, the Upstart That’s Owning Social News
NowThis might only be four years old, but it’s trouncing the competition on social media. The post Inside NowThis, the Upstart That’s Owning Social News appeared first on WIRED.
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Russia Adopts Steven Seagal, and the Week’s Other Good News
We’re proud to bring NextDraft—the most righteous, most essential newsletter on the web—to WIRED.com. The post Russia Adopts Steven Seagal, and the Week’s Other Good News appeared first on WIRED.
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Human Enough
On this week’s Gadget Lab Podcast, we discuss voice assistants. The post Human Enough appeared first on WIRED.
Cool Hunting
Link About It: America’s First Punk Store: Manic Panic
Best known these days as a hair dye brand, Manic Panic actually began as a punk store in NYC. Believed to be the first-ever punk shop in the United States, Manic Panic was opened in 1977 at St Marks Place in the East Village, by sisters Tish and Snooky…… Continue…
How-To Geek
How to Import Articles Between Pocket and Instapaper
If you’re considering leaving your read-it-later application of choice for greener pastures, you don’t have to start from scratch. Here’s how to move everything from Pocket to Instapaper, or vice versa, without missing a beat.Click Here to Continue Reading
Lifehacker
Steam Adds Support for the PS4 Controller In Its Beta Client
Windows/Mac/Linux: The PS4 controller is a pretty popular Bluetooth controller, but for whatever reason, getting it to play nice with Windows has always been a bit of a chore. Steam is making that a little easier with a new feature in its beta version that brings along PS4 controller support.Read more…
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Samsonite Clearance Sale – Up to 50% off Luggage, Bags and More + Extra 40% off Coupon
Samsonite Clearance Sale – Up to 50% off Luggage, Bags and More + Extra 40% off Coupon
PCWorld
This Navy-funded drone is at home in sea and sky
We’ve all heard of amphibious cars, but what about amphibious drones? Researchers at Rutgers University took on the challenge of building an unmanned vehicle that can soar through the air and seamlessly transition to swim through the water. They call it the Naviator. Amphibious aircraft aren’t a…
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Don’t use the news to understand the world | Marieke van der Velden | TEDxMaastricht
Marieke van der Velden takes us along on an exciting journey past her projects, where she contrasts everyday life with the extremes you see on the news, giving you the opportunity to reshape your own ideas about this world. The purpose of these documentaries is to project a more nuanced image of the…
Gizmodo
Silly Animation Reveals the Dark Secret Thoughts We All Have Randomly
It’s unfortunate that we all have to pretend that we don’t think evil (or even just slightly weird) thoughts in the most innocent situations. After all, the world would be so much more interesting if we just did what we secretly wanted to do (as long as it doesn’t hurt other people… too much). Read…
TechCrunch
Uber and Lyft try to get out the vote
 Sure, for many of us next Wednesday can’t get here soon enough to finally put an end to this multi-year election cycle, but before that day arrives, it’s time for some civic duty. Uber and Lyft, for their part, are taking steps to remove a little bit of pain from locating and getting to the proper polling…
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.
Curbed National
5 rad things architects built for their moms
The best kind of payback We know architects can design some pretty awesome homes for themselves, but every so often, they also give back to the people who really gave them their starts: their mothers. Below, take a look at a handful of charming dwellings architects have designed for their moms, from…
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Amazon’s New Echo Dot Bundle Lets You Control Your Home Theater With Your Voice
The new $50 Echo Dot is most useful for people who own compatible smart home gadgets, so to that end, Amazon’s once again offering big savings when you bundle the Dot with a compatible product.Read more…
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6 Things to Pay Attention to This Election: New at Reason
There’s more on the ballot in 2016 than the giant trainwreck on national television. Let’s stop rubbernecking for a minute and take a look at 6 other important things at stake on November 8th. Click below for full text, links, and downloadable versions. Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Like us…
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UN: Climate refugees and avoidable human tragedy on tap unless we go beyond Paris Agreement
The Paris Agreement on climate action was a landmark moment in a few ways. A record number of countries pledged to keep global temperatures from rising 2° C (3.6° F) above pre-industrial levels this century, to prepare for the impacts of climate change and to help developing nations build clean…
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Gensler’s Shanghai Tower Named CTBUH’s Best Tall Building Worldwide for 2016
© Connie Zhou The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has named Gensler’s Shanghai Tower as the 2016 Best Tall Building Worldwide, citing its “innovative design scheme in traditional Shanghainese architectural traditions.” The building was selected from among four regional…
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The Best Steam Mop
We hate to break it to you, but after putting in 38 hours on research and testing, we’ve learned that most people don’t need a steam mop—they aren’t any better than wet mops, and we were shocked to find that they can damage almost every kind of floor in your house. But if you need to clean glazed tile…
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Creative Sound Blaster E5 600ohm Headphone Amplifier w/ Bluetooth $129.99
Creative Sound Blaster E5 600ohm Headphone Amplifier w/ Bluetooth $129.99
Digital Trends
Adobe partners with Reuters to add its extensive photo archives to Adobe Stock
Adobe announced a new partnership with Reuters to improve the amount of media available through its content platform, Adobe Stock. Soon, Adobe Stock users will be able to access more than 60 million assets Reuters has amassed inside its growing archive, making it easier than ever for content creators…
TechCrunch
PR analytics startup TrendKite raises $16.3M
 TrendKite announced today that it has raised $16.3 million in Series D funding. The company says it helps businesses understand the impact of their news coverage and public relations strategy — like which articles are driving the most awareness of their brand, the total audience that’s being reached…
FiveThirtyEight
What X Factors Could Affect Tuesday’s Vote?
In this week’s politics chat, we go looking for surprises. The transcript below has been lightly edited.micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): Welcome to a special, extra politics chat — our last before the election. (It’s been fun :crying_cat_face:.)Today we’re talking X factors!clare.malone (Clare Malone,…
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Inateck Aluminum Wireless Bluetooth Ultra Portable Speaker $15.99
Inateck Aluminum Wireless Bluetooth Ultra Portable Speaker $15.99
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Indochino Weekend Sale – Up to 60% off (Made-to-Measure Men’s Suits for $399)
Indochino Weekend Sale – Up to 60% off (Made-to-Measure Men’s Suits for $399)
Gizmodo
DirecTV Technical Issue Blocks Out Fox News and Republicans Are Freaking Out
AT&T-owned DirecTV is having some satellite problems, which means that many subscribers can’t access CNN or Fox News normally. Predictably, the right-wing fans of the latter news station’s content aren’t happy.Read more…
RT – Daily news
One NYPD officer dead, another wounded in robbery shootout
Two New York Police Department officers have been shot in the Bronx and transported to the hospital. One of the officers has died, according to multiple reports. The perpetrator was shot and killed by other officers. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Sprint customers will get next-generation texting features soon
Even as services like Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger and iMessage proliferate, SMS won’t die. It is, fortunately, starting to evolve. Rich Communication Services (RCS) has the potential to replace SMS over time, offering a lot of features we take for g…
Lifehacker
Add an Alarm System to Your Mini Fridge to Catch Snack Thieves In the Act
If you’ve just moved into a dorm or you just have some sneaky roommate who likes to steal your sodas, you’ve probably gone and tries to put your name on everything. Over at Arrow Electronics, they decided to catch a thief with a photo snapping alarm system. Read more…
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Upgrade Six Light Fixtures to LED For Just $17, Courtesy of Amazon
If you’re ready to take the plunge into LED lighting, this 6-pack of higly-rated TCP soft white (2700K) bulbs is down to just $17 on Amazon right now, one of the best per-bulb prices we’ve ever seen. They aren’t dimmable, so you won’t want to put them in certain fixtures, but it’s a great bulk pack for…
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GoPro suffers another awful quarter, misses analysts’ estimates by a huge margin
GoPro has announced its Q3 2016 earnings, and, like every other one of its quarters this year, the news isn’t good. The wearable camera and drone maker missed analysts estimates by a huge margin, causing shares to plummet more than 22 percent.
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NYU Prof Lied About Censorship, Donald Trump’s Odds, Rolling Stone Defeated: P.M. Links
It certainly sounds like the New York University professor who claimed he was forced to go on leave for offending liberal students made up the story. Nate Silver is giving Donald Trump better odds than anyone else is. Matt Yglesias: What email scandal? Seriously. For those of you keeping score in…
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Autel Robotics X-Star Drone w/ 4K Camera & WiFi Live View $499
Autel Robotics X-Star Drone w/ 4K Camera & WiFi Live View $499
Gizmodo
The Northern Lights Look Absolutely Breathtaking in This Timelapse Video
If you’ve never had the opportunity to venture far enough north to take in the northern lights, the filmmakers at More Than Just Parks captured a stunning example of the Aurora Borealis’ majesty over Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park. These timelapse videos might even be better than the real thing…
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Collectibles : Star Wars C-3PO Ornament
Get your favorite plucky protocol droid in ornament form! Add C-3PO, everyone’s favorite protocol droid, from Star Wars: The Force Awakens to your holiday ornament collection this year! He sports his new red arm and has plenty of droid detail on his body. $7.99
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Collectibles : Star Wars Kylo Ren Ornament
Carrying on Vader’s holiday traditions. Carry on the great traditions of the Sith masters before you, and hang up a little Kylo Ren on your tree this season! Measuring in at almost 3 1/2 inches tall, he’s just filled with rage and holiday angst (and resin). $7.99
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Your Guide to the November Sky
November’s going to be a pretty exciting month, but not because of all of the holidays coming up. Nor for the feast your family may be having near the end of the month. […]
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Kickstarter Offers Novel Way of Presenting Electronic Components
This way of presenting electronic components could be incredibly useful for high schools and electronics kits targeted at kids and young adults.
BBC News – World
Families on the run from IS in Iraq
The BBC’s Karen Allen meets families who fled their homes near Mosul, Iraq, amid an offensive against so-called IS.
Big Think
What Separates Trump and Clinton Supporters Isn’t Education. So What Is It?
The polls are in, and what will be the deciding factor in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election is something a little more human. Read More
Digital Trends
Microsoft’s new Skype Preview SMS relay feature only works on Windows 10 phones
Microsoft’s Skype team reports that Skype Preview version 11.9 is now available packing a feature called SMS Relay. That means users can send and receive SMS and MMS messages on a Windows 10 desktop or laptop with Skype Preview installed. The drawback is that the source smartphone must have Windows 10…
Digital Trends
‘SNL’ hosting gig marks Dave Chappelle’s long-awaited return to sketch comedy
Comedian Dave Chappelle will make his return to the sketch comedy scene via a hosting gig that’s set for the November 12 episode of Saturday Night Live, reports Deadline. Not only will this be Chappelle’s first appearance on a sketch comedy show since he walked away from his own, Chappelle’s Show, which…
Curbed National
Downtown Phoenix, once an afterthought, now a residential hotspot
Artists and astute planning turned a blank slate of empty blocks into a boomtown When Quinn Whissen, who grew up in Phoenix, thinks about her experiences with the city’s downtown as a child, one thing she recalls is leaving. While the Sun Belt city has been booming for decades, its downtown has, for…
WIRED
T.C. Boyle Wants a Friendly Billionaire to Fund Biosphere 3
In the latest ‘Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy’ podcast, the author says he’d like to see the Biosphere 2 concept resurrected. The post T.C. Boyle Wants a Friendly Billionaire to Fund Biosphere 3 appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Let’s Help Cops With a Roaming Network of Crime-Spotting Trikes
The Prowler can deter crime, or at least mitigate its effects, until the police arrive. The post Let’s Help Cops With a Roaming Network of Crime-Spotting Trikes appeared first on WIRED.
Architizer
Gaia Ropeway Cablecar
The challenge of the project is to intervene in the impressive scenario of the new Serra do Pilar – Cais de Gaia axis and, simultaneously, harmonising it with the technological complexity of a cable car. Basically it was also a question of creating a new – axial, functional and visual – urban…
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Winsome Mali 35″ Two-Tone Kitchen Cart w/ Wood Top $72.73
Winsome Mali 35″ Two-Tone Kitchen Cart w/ Wood Top $72.73
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Maserati and Ferrari Become Besties – Maserati M-63 Hypercar Concept
This is sexy and it knows it. Developed by Andrea Ortile in Torina, Italy, this stunner was inspired by the iconic 1961 Maserati Tipo Birdcage and sits on a LaFerrari base. The trademark Maserati grille sits on the front bumper with the recently launched Alferi concept, the inspiration behind the sleek…
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Local Motors’ 3D-printed car now has a drone, because autonomy – Roadshow
The car also has Grant Imahara in it, because “Mythbuster” name recognition.
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See inside a robot pizza factory – CNET
At Zume Pizza, part of the pie-making process has been outsourced to robots. Here’s how it works.
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Lifeproof’s iPhone 7 and 7 Plus cases shipping soon (hands-on) – CNET
The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus may be waterproof, but that hasn’t stopped Lifeproof from putting out waterproof cases for them.
SlashGear
Canadian military investigates strange Arctic ‘pinging,’ only finds walruses
Locals have been reporting an unusual ‘pinging’ sound in the Arctic that reportedly scares animals and is strong enough to be heard through boat hulls. In light of these reports, Canada’s military has set out to investigate and, hopefully, find an explanation for the pings. According to military officials,…
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Here’s where you can buy Google Home right now
Want an AI-imbued smart speaker on the cheap? Check out Google Home, the Mountain View-based company’s take on cylindrical form factor that’s launching everywhere today.The pint-sized smart home hub is on sale at places like Best Buy, Target and Walmart for $129.But why pick Google Home over its main…
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The 5 best all-in-one PCs: today’s top, one-stop desktops
All-in-ones aren’t your average PCs. They’re desktops with integrated displays, frequently complemented by the mobile guts you’d expect from a laptop. As such, they’ve inherited an unfair reputation for lesser performance compared to their full-on desktop tower brethren. Find out what’s in store for…
PCWorld
DNC hacker calls on brethren to monitor US election
The hacker who claims to have breached the Democratic National Committee isn’t done trying to influence this year’s election. On Friday, Guccifer 2.0 warned that Democrats might try to rig the vote next Tuesday.Guccifer 2.0 wrote the statement in a new blog post as U.S. federal agencies are reportedly bracing…
io9
Why Russia’s Heroin Addicts Are Going Through Hell
This week, an HIV epidemic has been officially declared in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, where the health department estimates 1 out of every 50 residents is a carrier of the virus. The government has been hesitant to recognize that Russia is experiencing one of the world’s fastest-growing HIV epidemics….
Slashdot
Self-Drive Delivery Van Can Be ‘Built in Four Hours’
A self-drive electric delivery van, that could be on UK streets next year, has been unveiled at the Wired 2016 conference in London. From a report on BBC:The vehicle’s stripped-back design and lightweight materials mean it can be assembled by one person in four hours, the firm behind it claims. The vehicles…
VentureBeat
How intelligent chatbots can work side by side with customer service agents
GUEST: Although chatbots are just now gaining ground as the next “big thing” in customer service, a small number of them have actually been working behind the scenes for quite some time. SMS banking has been around since 1999, doctors send texts to remind us of our appointment, and Amazon buzzes our…
VentureBeat
VuFine returns to Kickstarter with a new wearable display for Pokémon Go, drone piloting, and more
You can probably imagine a situation where you need to see your phone screen at all times but cannot look down at it because your hands or eyes are on something else. I bet you can also imagine laughing in disgust if someone suggested you try wearing a Google Glass. Well, startup tech firm Vufine wants…
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The 5K display Apple and LG built together just got cheaper
Apple is reducing the price of its new 5K LG UltraFine Display by more than 25 percent as part of an effort to ease the transition to its new line of MacBook Pros. The special promotion, which amounts to a $349 price cut for the $1,299.95 monitor, brings the product’s price under $1,000. The company…
TechCrunch
Weekly Roundup: Tesla’s solar roof, Facebook’s killer Q3 and new emoji
 This week, Facebook’s Trending Topics system was notably late to a huge social media protest, Elon Musk announced new solar roof panels that the company hopes will change how we consume electric power and Instagram tested shoppable tags. These are some of this week’s top stories in tech. Want to receive…
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Periscope debuts Clinton and Trump masks ahead of Election Day
I, for one, wouldn’t want to be in either candidate’s shoes right now but Periscope has a different idea. For the next week, the livestreaming app will allow users to don Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump masks when they broadcast in selfie mode.
Next Big Future
China’s experimental nuclear fusion tokamak achieves improved plasma confinement
The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) in Heifi, China was able to sustain plasma in the H-mode confinement regime for over one minute. In 2012 EAST physics experiment has created 32 seconds high binding mode world record. In recent years, EAST has completed the upgrade of auxiliary…
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Eiffel Tower lit green in honor of Paris climate change deal
The Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe in Paris have temporarily been lit in green as a reminder to the world to enact the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Digital Trends
Polaroid wants to teach you to take better shots with your iPhone
The company known for starting instant film is now helping photographers take better instant photos with their smartphones. Thursday, Polaroid launched Polaroid University, packing instructional photography videos in an on-the-go app. Initially launching in the App Store for iOS users, Polaroid says…
Digital Trends
Second-generation Samsung Gear 360 may be in the works, according to leak
It looks like a second generation of Samsung’s Gear 360 virtual reality camera could be in development. A mysterious “Sample Camera Set” was recently spotted on an Indian import tracker’s database. Unfortunately, the listing does not give all that much information about the camera, just that it is a…
Deals
OLED Without the Compromises: Get a 55″ LG 4K With HDR For $1500
If you love inky blacks and vibrant colors, and who doesn’t, this OLED LG TV is down to an all-time low $1500 today.Read more…
TechCrunch
The Happy Home Company shuts down, team members move to Google
 The Happy Home Company is the latest home services startup to call it quits. The company was founded by Doug Ludlow, who sold his previous startup, Hipster, to AOL (which also owns TechCrunch). Its goal was to take some of the confusion out of the home maintenance process — when something broke in your…
Lifehacker
How to Enable the Debug Menu In a Bunch of Apple’s Mac Apps
Debug menus are great little secrets that often hide useful extra settings. Apple’s hidden these menus in its default software for a while, and it’s often easy to unlock with a Terminal command.To enable these debug menus, just open up Terminal (Applications > Utilities), type in one of the commands…
TechSpot
Intel puts on a dazzling light show using 500 drones (all flown by a single operator)
Pyrotechnicians have been captivating audiences with dazzling fireworks displays for centuries. The art and science of firework making dates back to 7th century China but chipmaker Intel is hoping that technology can lend a hand in creating awe-inspiring aerial displays of the future.
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War (on drugs): what is it good for? | Rosie Cavdarski | TEDxYouth@BGS
This address discusses the drug war in America on heroin and on ice in Australia. Addiction and social isolation are discussed as well as measures to counteract addiction. Rosie enjoys public speaking, particularly when discussing topical issues, an interest which has lead her to pursue activities such…
Lifehacker
How to Enable the Debug Menu In a Bunch of Apple’s Mac Apps
Debug menus are great little secrets that often hide useful extra settings. Apple’s hidden these menus in its default software for a while, and it’s often easy to unlock with a Terminal command.Read more…
Big Think
IBM Is Developing a Super Molecule to Destroy All Viruses
Researchers found what all viruses have in common and created a therapy that should work on any kind, and will outsmart viral mutation.Read More
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America’s First Female Rocket Scientist Ran Away From Home to Become a Chemist
Image: George Morgan/Wikimedia CommonsOn what would have been her 95th birthday, let’s remember Mary Morgan, the first female rocket scientist, who invented a new type of rocket fuel that put the first American satellite into orbit.Morgan was born in North Dakota in 1921. A nerd from the get-go, Morgan…
Fast Company
How Creative Agency Droga5 Comes Up With Those Memorable Ads
The ad agency, which just celebrated its tenth anniversary, is guided by creativity, inspiration, and a sense of mission. The ad agency, which just celebrated its tenth anniversary, is guided by creativity, inspiration, and a sense of mission.You may not know their name, but you’ve…
Dornob
Portable Pop-Up Screen for All Your Devices
While we all love the easy portability of our smartphone or tablet, there are times when…
Mashable
ScreenJunkies adds daily live news broadcasts to YouTube and Facebook
LOS ANGELES — ScreenJunkies is going live. The Defy Media-owned channel for fans of movies and television is expanding its content offerings with a new channel featuring three daily live broadcasts  on YouTube and Facebook that kicked off Thursday. The shows include a live morning broadcast, followed…
Ars Technica
Rogue FBI Twitter Bot dumps months of FOIAs, causing controversy
Enlarge / Vintage wind-up tin toy bird on a white background. (credit: Valerie Loiseleux, Getty Images) On Oct. 30, a long-quiet FBI Twitter account began releasing a torrent of links to documents on the bureau’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) library server. Among the documents were several…
CNET News.com
Pining for VR video? Adobe’s Project Clover could help – CNET
A special version of Premiere Pro editing lets video editors edit virtual reality videos — in virtual reality.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
This new home security system is centered around a flying camera drone
The military has been using drones for surveillance abroad for years, and now Sunflower Labs is looking to bring the same approach to home security. The Sunflower Home Awareness System makes use of “smart lights” that work in concert with a flying camera drone to keep an eye on your property… …
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Adobe’s powerful Photoshop Fix app finally arrives on Android
Adobe isn’t always quick to bring new creative apps and features to Android. It took the company over a year to deliver a version of Photoshop Fix for those devices. After making its debut for iOS last October, the mobile software brings some powerful desktop editing tools to phones and tablets that…
SlashGear
WhatsApp ‘Status’ feature tipped as a Snapchat clone
WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new feature called ‘Status’ that works in much the same way as Snapchat. The feature was discovered in the most recent public beta version of WhatsApp for both iOS and Android. With it, users can post status updates in the form of photos and videos and share them with…
Digital Trends
Ingenious 3D printed brackets let you build your own customizable wooden furniture
There are few things more annoying than spending hours in your local furniture store, finally picking out the DVD cupboard that best sums you up as an individual — only to get home and find that it doesn’t fit the space you had planned to put it. That’s where a nifty new design concept, created by Netherlands-based…
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Governor Christie’s ex-aides found guilty of fraud, conspiracy over ‘Bridgegate’
Two former associates of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were convicted on Friday for their roles in the “Bridgegate” lane closure scandal, following a six-week trial that served to further tarnish the Republican’s damaged reputation.
BBC News – World
Hundreds homeless after shanty town fire in Lima, Peru
Some 500 families are homeless after a devastating fire in a shanty town in the Peruvian capital Lima, local media say.
WIRED
Obama Caps Off His EV Legacy by Electrifying American Highways
The feds are rolling out 25,000 miles of “electric vehicle charging corridors.” The post Obama Caps Off His EV Legacy by Electrifying American Highways appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
10 Movies to Ease Your Election-Induced Anxiety
Stream your political fears away. The post 10 Movies to Ease Your Election-Induced Anxiety appeared first on WIRED.
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Nakamichi NK1B 90-Watt Bluetooth Wireless Speaker + $30.60 SYW Credit $59.99
Nakamichi NK1B 90-Watt Bluetooth Wireless Speaker + $30.60 SYW Credit $59.99
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Zotac’s new VR Go mini PC comes with straps, so you don’t have to buy a backpack
Zotac has introduced multiple mini PCs that are VR-ready and able to fit in backpacks, but now the company is planning to release a computer that comes with removable straps attached, according to Anandtech. I love an all-in-one purchase. The VR Go PC is packed with: Intel Core i7 processor GeForce…
Lifehacker
Make a Secret Compartment Book for Hiding Valuables
If you’ve ever wanted a secret compartment book for your study, making your own is actually pretty easy.Read more…
Big Think
Trees Prove That Life Isn’t Just about Survival of the Fittest
Trees are far from dumb; they talk and share, because they need each other to live better lives. Read More
Next Big Future
Harvard researchers created solid metallic hydrogen in the lab and studied it – This is already huge but could be fantastic if properties are as predicted
Harvard researchers have studied and observed solid hydrogen under pressure at low temperatures. With increasing pressure we observe changes in the sample, going from transparent, to black, to a reflective metal, the latter studied at a pressure of 495 GPa. They have measured the reflectance as a function…
Curbed National
Rent this converted 1886 windmill in the English countryside
Rustic and modern Although the United Kingdom has its own share of issues to work through, we wouldn’t mind taking a short holiday across the pond if it means taking a step back from all the brouhaha of Election Day (after we vote, that is) and relaxing at this rustic-modern heritage-listed windmill…
Geek.com
Catch These Perfect Pokemon Gifts
Let’s be honest. From the beginning, Pokémon’s mostly been about the merchandise. Nintendo and the Pokémon Company have been all about the toys and the accessories and how those tie into the games […]
Digital Trends
The Fanight self-illuminating jacket seeks to help keep you safe at night
The end of daylight saving time in the U.S. always raises some important safety concerns for dedicated runners and cyclists. In order to exercise outside after dark, we need to find ways to make ourselves more visible to oncoming traffic, with headlamps, reflective clothing, and clip-on lights often…
Techbargains.com
Seneo Qi Wireless Charger for Qi Compatible Mobile Devices $5.99
Seneo Qi Wireless Charger for Qi Compatible Mobile Devices $5.99
Lifehacker
Remains of the Day: GoDaddy Creates an Easy Way to Register Emoji Domain Names
GoDaddy built a new way to search for domain names that are just emoji. It’s the result of a recent hackathon and isn’t meant to be taken too seriously, but it works. Time to register [pizza] [robot] [rocketship] dot com. That and more in today’s news.Read more…
SlashGear
CDC: superbug fungus may have passed through US health facilities
According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control, a ‘superbug’ fungus called Candida auris may have passed through some health care facilities in the United States, marking a ‘need for attention’ amongst such facilities to help stop its spread. This fungus, unfortunately, is resistant to…
The Next Web
The guy that added Amazon’s ‘Alexa’ to a singing fish is the hero we all need
Amazon’s ‘Echo’ is pretty damn cool. You know what’s cooler? Hacking it to work with one of those singing fish your grandparents have been annoying you with since the late 90s. Artist Brian Kane recently demonstrated what happens when you do just that. He hacked together the soul of Amazon’s smart assistant…
Mashable
The actual threat Russia poses on Election Day
A power grid hack on Election Day seems like a nightmare scenario. We can all envision how it would unfold: Trains stop mid-track, TVs go dark, lights darken across a major city, preventing people from using public transportation to get to the polls and limiting access to information.  And indeed a…
Digital Trends
Tobii Eye Tracker 4C review
The Tobii Eye Tracker 4C arrived in our offices inside of a long, slim box. It contained a padded enclosure for the eye tracker, a slip of manufacturer information, and a narrow band illustrating a step-by-step guide on how to attach the device to your laptop or desktop monitor. It was a mystery in its…
TechCrunch
Are smart cities just a utopian fantasy?
 When cities are designed and deployed as a single unit, they don’t carry the cultural vibrancy of a city built organically in response to the needs and desires of its denizens. The piecemeal approach to integrating smart city technology is more appealing than the built-from-scratch approach — it’s the…
BBC News – World
US election 2016: FBI investigates ‘possible’ pre-election attack
The US assesses the credibility of reports on a possible pre-election terror attack by al-Qaeda.
Archinect – News
Take a look at the 2016 Australian National Architecture Award recipients
The Australian Institute of Architects celebrated the winners of the 2016 National Architecture Awards during an evening award ceremony in Sydney…Starting out with nearly 900 entries, 79 were shortlisted. The expert jury then gave honors to 40 projects based throughout Australia, with several of the…
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The Public Access Weekly: Cheap thrills
Hey all, a lot of you out there are still waiting for your registrations and articles to be approved, so we’re going to do todays weekly in a TL; DR bullet point format:On the Geek Calendar, tomorrow is both Worldwide D&D Day and Guy Fawkes Day so celebrate according to whichever franchise has more…
Lifehacker
Compose Better Food Photos With Objects Around the Dish
A great food photo isn’t just about the food. You need to take everything on the table into account.Daniel Krieger has taken professional food photos for The New York Times, Food & Wine, and Bon Appétit, so he knows a thing or two about snapping the perfect shot of a great dish. Krieger explains…
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Lenovo IdeaPad 300s Intel Core i5-6200U 14″ 1080p Laptop (8GB/500GB) $479.59
Lenovo IdeaPad 300s Intel Core i5-6200U 14″ 1080p Laptop (8GB/500GB) $479.59
Coolest Gadgets
Seventy2 is a fully integrated survival system
It is said that the first 72 hours are the most important in any emergency, and the person who is far better equipped in the event of a disaster (be it an earthquake, a tsunami, or a typhoon, or anything else that you can think of) would have a higher chance of survival, at least being able to hold out…
FiveThirtyEight
Election Update: National Polls Show Clinton’s Lead Stabilizing — State Polls, Not So Much
We’re a couple of days removed from the point when almost every poll showed Hillary Clinton on a downward trajectory. Instead, polls over the past 24 hours have been more equivocal. National polls tend to suggest that Donald Trump’s momentum has halted, and that Clinton may even be regaining ground….
SlashGear
Macphun Luminar, a new all-in-one photo editor, is a Mac exclusive
Macphun has introduced a new all-in-one photo editor called Luminar, and it is available exclusively for Mac. According to Macphun, Luminar is the first ever photo editor that adapts to one’s own skill level and personal style. The software features an adaptive interface, photo filters, pro-level editing…
CNET News.com
Tsunami of stars and gas keeps an ‘eye’ on the universe – CNET
When two galaxies slammed into each other, they sent stars and gases swirling, forming this entrancing “eye.”
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Cafflano Portable All-in-one Coffee Maker
Cafflano Portable All-in-one Coffee MakerCafflano Klassic is the world’s first portable pour-over all-in-one coffee maker. reflecting an intuitive and epoch-making all-in-one design. It includes all the necessary hardware for a great cup of coffee. In order to enjoy fresh brew coffee, you only need a…
Digital Trends
Clicking is only the beginning: this magnetic pen is a fidgeter’s dream come true
So, we all agreed 2016 is the year of the fidget, right? First off, 154,926 backers pledged $6,465,690 to make ultimate desk toy the Fidget Cube a reality, and now a new Kickstarter campaign wants to up the fiddle factor of the world’s writing implements. Called Think Ink, the concept in question is…
Slashdot
Intel Wants To Replace Fireworks With Drones
Intel has announced a drone called the “Shooting Star” that has the potential to augment or replace fireworks. The drone weighs about as much as a volleyball and can light up in 4 billion color combinations for commercial entertainment light shows. MarketWatch reports: Whether drone-focused light shows…
BBC News – World
How children fleeing Mosul heal their trauma
The BBC visits a school at a refugee camp where aid workers are helping kids to recover from psychological trauma.
Next Big Future
China successfully launched the new Long March 5 rocket
The new Long March 5 rocket launched successfully on Thursday. The rocket could be used to support a Chinese space station and send an uncrewed mission to Mars.The new Long March 5 rocket launched successfully from the Wenchang Space Launch Center. The rocket measures 187 feet, making it the largest…
VentureBeat
Expect more chatbots as businesses generate more data
GUEST: Ever since the mobile revolution began, we have been able to collect huge amounts of data. In fact, in just a single minute, there are 4,166,667 Facebook likes, 347,222 tweets, and 284,722 Snapchat snaps generated. In a full day, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is produced. Large volumes of data…
Mashable
Chicago partied like it was 1908 during the Cubs victory parade
The Chicago Cubs’ historic ride to World Series glory culminated in Friday’s victory parade.  Millions of fans hit the streets of Chicago to catch a glimpse of their team, which hadn’t won a World Series since 1908. Luckily for the herds of kids in the crowd, Chicago public schools had the day off for…
Mashable
Fast food by phone: McDonald’s is finally catching up with mobile pay
The crown jewel of fast food is finally joining other restaurants in offering pay-by-phone ordering.  McDonald’s will be the latest chain to offer the option of ordering burgers and more from the touch of a smartphone. Starbucks, Wendy’s, Chipotle and Taco Bell are some of the many chains that have…
Digital Trends
Got my mind set on you: Here’s why certain songs won’t get out of your head
What do Lady Gaga’s Bad Romance, Journey’s Don’t Stop Believing, Katy Perry’s California Gurls, and Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody have in common? According to new research — claiming to be the first large-scale study of its kind — they are among the most common earworms, aka those songs with a stickiness…
Slashdot
Turkey Doubles Down On Censorship With Block On VPNs, Tor
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: In what’s a significant escalation in its censorship efforts, the Turkish government now wants to block the very same tools that tech-savvy citizens use to get around the government-imposed social media blocks. On Friday, the Turkish information technologies…
Gizmodo
13 Terrifically Terrible Sci-Fi Movies to Watch on a Stressful Weekend
You know that great line from Party Down: “I’m into hard sci-fi. Fantasy is bullshit.” That’s me.Read more…
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SpaceX engineers have solved their exploding rocket mystery
Investigators looking into September’s Falcon 9 explosion believe they have finally found their culprit, CEO Elon Musk said during an appearance on CNBC today. According to Musk, the explosion that destroyed the rocket and its payload was caused by a…
io9
On a Distant Planet, a Survey Team Studies the Strange Terrain
Artist and illustrator Duncan Halleck is based in Brussels, Belgium—but his concept art is distinctly otherworldly. And he has a story in mind while he’s creating his art. Instead of a standard caption, here’s what he wrote about Recon, pictured above:Read more…
RT – Daily news
‘Restrict refugee numbers; no place for Turkey in EU’ – Bavarian conservative leader
The Bavarian CSU’s Horst Seehofer, the influential leader of Angela Merkel’s coalition partners, has hit out at Berlin’s policies at a party conference to which the Chancellor was not invited. Seehofer spoke for a cap on refugee numbers and against Turkey’s EU integration. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ars Technica
Apple temporarily cuts prices on all USB-C cables and accessories
Enlarge / The 13-inch MacBook Pro’s two Thunderbolt 3 ports. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Apple is offering an olive branch to new MacBook and MacBook Pro buyers annoyed that their old stuff won’t work with their new laptops. The company is discounting most of the USB-C cables, dongles, and accessories…
The Next Web
This awe-inspiring 4k video of the Northern Lights is the perfect start to the weekend
Tune in, and zone out. This captivating glimpse of the Aurora Borealis — aka the Northern Lights — is the perfect start to your weekend. Shot by the talented filmmakers at ‘More than Just Parks,’ the time-lapse video captures the majestic display over Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park in stunning 8k. Aside…
Lifehacker
FluidStance Puts the Standing Desk Mat in Motion
FluidStance LevelFluidStance’s Level is a beautiful and eco-conscious wood board attached to a convex stainless steel base. FluidStance replaces your standing desk mat with a design that keeps you moving and balancing throughout the day.http://lifehacker.com/five-best-stan…The Level is easy to balance…
Man of Many
Get Your Head Right – Boba Fett Motorcycle Helmet
We here at Man of Many have provided you with many crazy and cool two-wheeled rides in the past. Well, we always thought to recommend an equally crazy and cool to compliment this. Thanks to the guys at HJC Helmets, our want has been satisfied. The Boba Fett is the most advanced helmet you will ever have…
DigsDigs
37 Cutest Snowman Décor Ideas For This Winter
Snowmen is not the most frequent but a very cute idea for décor, it excited both kids and adults making us, grown up people, remember of our childhood. Snowmen outside, snowmen ornaments, snowmen decorations and artworks – you can rock them in lots of different ways and make your kids and yourself happy!…
RT – Daily news
Rolling Stone loses $7mn+ in defamation suit over false gang rape report
Rolling Stone has lost a $7.5 million lawsuit to a university dean of students, who accused it of defamation in a 2014 article on a gang rape. The jury found the magazine, its publisher and the author liable with malice. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
US election 2016: Clinton seeks to secure Democratic vote
Hillary Clinton holds rallies in states once thought safe for the Democrats, but now under threat.
Slashdot
Tesla Adds An All-Glass Roof Option For Its Model S
Elon Musk has had roofs on his mind lately. Last week, Musk unveiled the residential “solar roof,” consisting of glass roof tiles with integrated solar panels. Today, he announced that customers will be able to add a glass roof to the Model S sedan for an extra $1,500. Tesla said that the glass roof…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Changing the shape of wing design using “digital materials”
A team from MIT and NASA led by Neil Gershenfeld is developing a new type of “morphing” wing that rather than using conventional flaps, changes its shape. This new wing is made up of overlapping strips that could be assembled by small robots, resulting in aircraft that are simpler to build,…
Mashable
Rachel Bloom wants you to vote so badly she wrote a song about it
Rachel Bloom really, really wants you to vote. The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend creator joined a slew of celebrity friends — including Moby, Elizabeth Banks, Patti LuPone and Mayim Bialik — to encourage America’s last ambivalent citizens to vote in a new Funny or Die music video.  Aptly, the song is titled…
BBC News – World
Venezuela: Vatican-backed talks are ‘last chance’ for peace
Political talks taking place in Venezuela are the “last best effort” for peace, a US official says.
Digital Trends
To capture his father’s legacy, Dweezil Zappa turns to surround sound
“In a very idealistic way, music is the most intriguing art form.” The mantle of carrying on a great artist’s legacy is no easy feat. Such has been one of Dweezil Zappa’s primary charges for the past decade — to celebrate the ingenuity and inventiveness inherent in his late father Frank Zappa’s…
Slashdot
Health Anxiety May Increase Risk of Heart Disease, Research Finds
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Fit and healthy people who worry about developing an illness may be increasing their risk of heart disease by unnecessarily fretting over their health, research suggests. A study of more than 7,000 people over 12 years found that those with health…
9to5Mac
Friday 5: A sleek new pinball game, an app for quickly accessing photo metadata, and more [Video]
Need a few apps to keep you occupied this weekend? You’ll definitely want to check out the latest edition of Friday 5. Inside you’ll find a stylish new Pinball game, a writing app that’s great for putting together long-form projects, and a multi-platform podcast app that helps keep you up to date with…
Mashable
Bey is bringing it home for Hillary Clinton in Cleveland
Four days away from deciding its new president, the U.S. finally saw a presidential endorsement from Queen Bey herself. Appearing at a Jay-Z concert supporting Hillary Clinton in Cleveland, Ohio, Beyoncé performed her song Formation before giving a moving speech and dropping a selection of other hits…
RT – Daily news
Massive wrecking yard fire releases toxic smoke, causes traffic chaos in Sydney (VIDEO)
A major blaze has broken out at the car wrecking yard in Revesby, Sydney, some 22 kilometers southwest of the city center, forcing evacuation of nearby area as rapidly spreading plumes of toxic smoke caused traffic chaos. Read Full Article at RT.com
National Geographic News
Creating Better Lives for South Africa’s HIV/AIDs Orphans
National Geographic News
What Modern Democracies Didn’t Copy From Ancient Greece
National Geographic News
‘Afghan Girl’ Sharbat Gula to Be Released From Prison
National Geographic News
World’s Heaviest Earthworm Found, Then Killed
Dave, a 16-inch-long earthworm discovered recently in England, will become part of the collection at the Natural History Museum in London.
National Geographic News
Watch Sharks and Whales Swarm a Massive Fish Run
South Africa’s epic KwaZulu-Natal sardine run brings millions of fish near the coast, which in turn attract scores of hungry animals.
Digital Trends
Tesla gathers some ‘really phenomenal people’ to make glass for the Model 3
Tesla makes cars, batteries, home energy storage systems, and solar roofs. So what’s next? Glass. In a call with investment analysts earlier this week, CEO Elon Musk said a Tesla glass technology group is making a new type of glass that will be used in the Tesla Model 3, as reported by Electrek. During…
Digital Trends
Germany investigating Zuckerberg over Facebook’s alleged hate speech problem
Germany is now targeting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and other company executives, as part of an investigation into hate speech on the platform. The preliminary inquiry by the Munich prosecutor’s office is the result of a lawsuit filed by German attorney Chan-jo Jun regarding hateful Facebook posts….
io9
This Is Your First Look at the Power Rangers Movie’s Megazord
The final piece of the puzzle we’ve been waiting to see from the new Power Rangers movie is the Ranger’s gigantic combining mech, the Megazord. And although many fans were expecting to see something very different to the Megazord from the show, I think this defies a lot of expectations of just how different…
TechCrunch
Crunch Report | Facebook’s Election Hub
Google Capital has rebranded to CapitalG, Facebook hub gives its election hub top billing in hopes of making you a more informed voter, Wish is rumored to be raising $500 million, Lucas Matney was really impressed by Doppler Labs’ Here One device and the NFL is launching a virtual reality series on YouTube….
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Pokemon GO finally gets a new Pokemon tracker in select places outside San Francisco
 Remember when Pokemon GO got a new system for finding nearby Pokemon (to replace the one that’d broke almost immediately after launch) … but it worked pretty much exclusively in San Francisco? Well, good news/bad news time. The good news: more people outside of San Francisco are getting it now! The…
RT – Daily news
ISIS claims responsibility for Diyarbakir bombing as Turkish govt blames Kurds
Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS, ISIL) has claimed responsibility for a car bomb blast in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir that killed at least 9 people and injured over 100, Reuters reports. It comes after Ankara attributed the attack to Kurdish militant group PKK. Read Full Article…
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A super-high-resolution snapshot of RNA folding
This matrix of the RNA folding pathway shows how the transcription length and nucleotide positions change over time. (Nucleotide position is along the x-axis; transcription length is along the y-axis.) Each pixel in the matrix is a piece of information about the structure of the RNA molecules. (credit:…
Slashdot
Why a Theoretical Physicist Wants All State Bills To Be Online Before Final Vote
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: 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 would require that the final text of…
RT – Daily news
Journalist hit with rubber bullet at DAPL protest (VIDEO)
A journalist and activist at Standing Rock captured the moment she was shot with a rubber bullet. Protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline had attempted to cross a river for a prayer but were blocked by police. Read Full Article at RT.com
Reason.com Full Feed
President Obama Sticks Up For Free Speech Rights Of Trump Supporter
President Obama defended the free speech rights of an elderly military-attired man who stood up and held a pro-Donald Trump sign as the president was speaking at a Hillary Clinton campaign rally at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina earlier today. When the Trump supporter made his presence…
Mises Institute
Protectionism vs. Corruption: Which Is Worse for the Economy?
Tags A A U.S. HistoryHome | Feed | Blog.rssProtectionism vs. Corruption: Which Is Worse for the Economy? Political Theory 0 Views 2 hours agoThe revulsion felt by many towards the two major party candidates this election is more than just a matter of personal feelings. There is an…
Mises Institute
Week in Review: November 05, 2016
A A Tags Big GovernmentThe FedU.S. EconomyHome | Feed | Blog.rssWeek in Review: November 05, 2016 0 Views The Federal Reserve no action on interest rates this week, making November the 94th month in a row during which the Fed’s target interest rate is below 1 percent. The lack of movement…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Northop Grumman to build laser beam control system for future aircraft
Northrop Grumman announces it will help the US Air Force to develop a new defensive weapon to be installed in existing and future aircraft. The contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) will be for the company will develop and build a beam control system for the Self-protect High…
BBC News – World
US election 2016: Trump momentum forces new Clinton effort
Hillary Clinton holds rallies in states once thought safe for the Democrats, but now under threat.
Vat19
This Key is an 18-in-1 Multi-Tool!
Buy here: https://www.vat19.com/item/mykee-titanium-multi-tool MyKee is a cleverly compact multipurpose tool that makes too much sense not to carry. Please subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/user/vat19com Hundreds more curiously awesome products:http://www.vat19.com/?adid=youtube *******************…
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Watch Now: The Gear We’re Testing This Week
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Deals of the Week: October 31 – November 4
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This Week in Gear: October 31 – November 4
A look back at an entire week’s worth of gear. …Read More »
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
GE Aviation fires up engine made from 35 percent printed parts
3D printing has come a long way since it was big news when a single printed part was certified for use in an aircraft. General Electric Aviation has gone considerable further as it develops its Advanced Turboprop (ATP) for installation in the Cessna Denali single-engine turboprop aircraft….
TechCrunch
Facebook Messenger is testing “Instant Games” from developers like King
 Facebook Messenger is preparing to launch a new “Instant Games” platform that will let people  play lightweight games against friends. Candy Crush maker King.com is already testing one of these Instant Games called “Shuffle Cats Mini” in New Zealand, TechCrunch has discovered. And other studios including…
Jetson Green
Solar Roof Tiles as Imagined by Tesla
Elon Musk, Tesla CEO and SolarCity chairman recently unveiled a new type of roofing tiles, which are also solar panels. It’s no secret that the Tesla company is rapidly developing new ways of establishing a more sustainable future, and these roofing tiles are a great idea. They would be used to cover…
Digital Trends
Alphabet’s rebranded Google Capital arm reveals it invested in Snapchat
Alphabet has quietly disclosed a Snapchat investment through its rebranded CapitalG venture capital arm, previously known as Google Capital. Snapchat’s logo was spotted in the portfolio section of the CapitalG website by Business Insider. The company’s iconic ghost imprint on a yellow background can…
BBC News – World
Indonesia protest: President Joko Widodo cancels Australia visit
Indonesia’s President Widodo cancels his Australian visit in the aftermath of protests in Jakarta.
RT – Daily news
French teenager convicted of ‘condoning terrorism’ for naming Wi-Fi network ‘Daesh’
An 18-year-old man from eastern France was given a three-month suspended sentence under a strict new anti-terrorism law for “publicly condoning an act of terrorism” by naming his Wi-Fi network “Daesh 21” – seemingly in reference to Islamic State. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Don Kates, R.I.P.
Second Amendment scholar Don Kates died this week. The Washington Post article by Eugene Volokh announcing his death rightly calls him in its headline the “father of the modern Second Amendment revival.” When I interviewed Alan Gura, the lawyer who won before the Supreme Court both cases that established…
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New antimicrobial peptide kills strains resistant to existing antibiotics
Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) showing a strain of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria taken from a vancomycin intermediate resistant culture (credit: CDC) A team of researchers at MIT, the University of Brasilia, and the University of British Columbia has engineered an antimicrobial peptide to wipe…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Senior al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan killed in US drone strike
The US military confirmed Friday it had killed Al-Qaeda’s emir for northeastern Afghanistan during an air strike last month, in a major blow to the group as it seeks to re-establish safe havens in the country.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
H&P architects creates tiered home in vietnam with stepped back terraces
located in the city of ha tinh, the scheme seeks to combine architecture with agriculture, forming a new typology that the architects refer to as ‘agritecture’. The post H&P architects creates tiered home in vietnam with stepped back terraces appeared first on designboom | architecture & design…
Next Big Future
Co-discover of Metallic Hydrogen wrote paper on metallic hydrogen for rockets
On October 5th 2016, Ranga Dias and Isaac F. Silvera of Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University released the first experimental evidence that solid metallic hydrogen has been synthesized in the laboratory.It took 495 GPa pressure to create. The sample is being held in the cryostat in liquid nitrogen.Atomic…
BBC News – World
Philippines mayor linked to drugs trade shot dead in cell
A mayor linked to the drugs trade in the Philippines is shot dead in his prison cell by police.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
SUNY Geneseo composer embarks on music project in Antarctica
A SUNY Geneseo faculty member is in Antarctica with a team of climate scientists this month where he is gathering information to compose music based upon seismic data gathered at the site.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
India’s capital grapples with toxic winter air pollution
Even for a city considered one of the world’s most polluted, the Indian capital hit a new low this past week.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
GM starts producing 200-mile electric Chevrolet Bolt
It can go more than 200 miles on battery power and it costs less than the average new vehicle in the U.S. But in an era of $2 per gallon gasoline, the Chevrolet Bolt probably won’t do a whole lot to shift America from gasoline to electricity.
VentureBeat
These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week
This week, Tech.eu tracked 15 technology M&A transactions, one IPO and 81 tech funding deals (totalling €401 million, about $447 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel. Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week: 1) Google poured scorn on EU allegations that it skewed…
VentureBeat
Microsoft now lets you easily use Kinect as a webcam
Microsoft today announced a few updates related to its Kinect sensor. For one thing, the company said that it has followed through with its promise to expose RGB, depth, and infrared data from the Kinect for third-party Universal Windows Platform (UWP) applications to use, with the launch of a new Kinect…
WIRED
Lines, Be Gone: Mapping Tech Is Here to Help You Vote Faster
With a few taps on a tablet, election officials can help voters steer clear of long waits. The next step: use the data to make sure those waits never happen The post Lines, Be Gone: Mapping Tech Is Here to Help You Vote Faster appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Help! Baby Stars Attack This Pillar of Dust From the Inside
Space photos of the week,October 31 — November 5, 2016. The post Help! Baby Stars Attack This Pillar of Dust From the Inside appeared first on WIRED.
Digital Trends
Facebook to start selling targeted ads for Apple TV and Roku TV apps
Facebook is expanding its Audience Network advertising tool to sell ads on connected streaming devices, starting with Apple TV and Roku TV apps. The move will see the company deliver video ads that run on apps available on the set-top boxes in partnership with publishers A&E and Tubi TV, Recode reports….
RT – Daily news
20 Islamist infiltrators exposed in German army – reports
The German military has uncovered dozens of soldiers with Islamist leanings that joined the army to receive rigorous training in weapons systems and tactics in hopes of using it for future terror attacks, both at home and abroad, local media report. Read Full Article at RT.com
Fast Company
3 Ways To Use A Frightening Deadline To Shake Writer’s Block Fast
Are those creative juices taking their sweet time? Here’s how to get them flowing a little faster. Are those creative juices taking their sweet time? Here’s how to get them flowing a little faster.You stare at a blank screen and nothing comes to you. You write a sentence and cross…
Fast Company
The Top Four Mistakes That Make Business Leaders Awful Storytellers
“Sorry, let me just tell a quick story” is the fastest way to lose your audience before you even begin. “Sorry, let me just tell a quick story” is the fastest way to lose your audience before you even begin.If “storytelling” is a common buzzword in the business world, it’s for…
Macworld
The Week in Apple News: MacBook Pro headlines, Apple and augmented reality, Apple Campus 2 drone videos, and more
Apple headlines for the week ending Nov. 4, 2016There’s a lot of chatter about the new MacBook Pro. Some it it is about the new Touch Bar, but a lot of it is about the laptop having only Thunderbolt 3 ports. Lost in the chatter are plenty of other Apple-related headlines, and we have the important ones…
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Foscam FI9816P 720P HD H.264 Wireless/Wired Pan/Tilt IP Camera $39.99
Foscam FI9816P 720P HD H.264 Wireless/Wired Pan/Tilt IP Camera $39.99
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LEGO that looks like you: Customised photo prints perfect for the holidays!
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BBC News – World
Turkey detains Cumhuriyet newspaper journalists
Nine journalists from Turkey’s opposition newspaper have been remanded in custody before trial.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
French soldier succumbs to injuries in mine explosion in Mali
A mine explosion killed a French soldier in northern Mali, according to a statement released by the French presidential office Saturday.
RT – Daily news
Human rights group fears Saudi Arabia may behead disabled man
Saudi Arabia may behead a disabled man for allegedly taking part in protests, a UK human rights groups says, adding that he has been subjected to torture that has worsened his medical condition. Read Full Article at RT.com
designboom | architecture & design magazine
the ‘dōzo bench’ by torafu architects includes an integrated wooden cane
the dōzo bench comes in 3 individual styles: a u-shaped head, a dome head and a traditional cane support. The post the ‘dōzo bench’ by torafu architects includes an integrated wooden cane appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Computerworld
Why ‘invisible smart glasses’ are the perfect wearable
What if smart glasses looked like regular, everyday glasses? Google Glass was derided in the press as a dorky, clunky, privacy-invading error. (In truth, it was a bold experiment that launched the smart glasses revolution.) Google Glass proved that conspicuous wearables don’t belong on your face….
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
‘Bots’ step up for 2016 election news coverage
If you’re reading about the US election, some of that news is likely to come to you from a “bot.”
WIRED
Want Your Marijuana Startup to Succeed? Study Patent Law
If states legalize marijuana next week, startups will pounce on the new market—but first, they’ll need to bone up on patent law. The post Want Your Marijuana Startup to Succeed? Study Patent Law appeared first on WIRED.
RT – Daily news
‘Worst smog in 17yrs’ shuts schools in New Delhi (PHOTOS)
Numerous schools in New Delhi have been closed due to the worst toxic smog in 17 years, according to environmentalists. People shared photos on social media showing the Indian capital covered in thick smog, complaining of sneezing and eye irritation. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Russian artists’ book bags let you wear your favorite novel as a purse
Bookbags are not just Jansports anymore. Moscow-based art studio Krukrustudio is redefining the term with their Book Bags – gorgeous wool felt, leather and faux leather purses that are designed around a variety of different book covers.  SEE ALSO: Bookworms: your dream home has arrived “The idea just…
ArchDaily
Metropolis Magazine Asks: Could Refugees “Save” America’s Rust Belt?
Detroit. Image © <a href=’https://www.flickr.com/photos/vandermolen/16036412239/’>Flickr user vandermolen</a> licensed under <a href=’https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/’>CC BY-NC 2.0</a> The “Rust Belt,” a region of north central United States, is well…
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The Morning After Weekend Edition
Letter from the EditorWe’re on the precipice of choosing the next President of the United States, and if you’re still an undecided voter, let our 2016 Election Guide help inform your selection. While Trump or Hillary is the question most are trying to answer, Devindra Hardawar’s interview this week sheds…
Man of Many
Charge Up In The Wild With Estream
As anybody who likes to get off the beaten track and revel in all of nature’s glory once in a while knows, there are a few little hiccups that make life away from regular creature comforts a little bit harder. While the benefits of the fresh air and exercise gained by a few days away from the city far…
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American Tourister The Good Dinosaur 18″ Rolling Suitcase $23.95
American Tourister The Good Dinosaur 18″ Rolling Suitcase $23.95
Ars Technica
“They thought we were building a death ray”: Meet Colorado’s solar java roasters
Enlarge / Mike Harktop checks the beans in his solar roaster. (credit: Megan Geuss) PUEBLO, CO—Even if you park a few blocks away from the Solar Roast Coffee building, you can smell the acidic odor of roasting coffee beans wafting down Pueblo’s Main Street. I was out in the area for an unrelated…
DailyTech Main News Feed
Black Friday is Coming – 3 Excellent Smart TVs under $600.00
Black Friday is fast approaching and retailers are gearing up for their biggest sales of the year. Electronics are always a hot commodity and TV are always on the list. Here are three excellent Smart TVs under $600.00
Mashable
Cooling off in the vast and overflowing public pools of New York City
Aug. 20, 1936Swimming contest, Astoria Park Pool, Hell Gate Bridge in background.Image: NYC Parks Photo ArchiveIn 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt began to introduce the New Deal, a series of economic and social programs designed to pull the United States out of the Great Depression.The New Deal…
DailyTech Main News Feed
No More Big Solar Panels Over The Roof Again Thanks to New Technology
This amazing product may hit the market soon, so if you are thinking of building, renovating, or remodeling your home. It is worth it to wait and decide when all your questions answered to your satisfaction.
Digital Trends
NC DOT app will get you to the train on time, works with Uber and Amtrak
Someday we’ll take switching between public transportation and mobility services like ride-hailing, car sharing, and bike sharing for granted. When we travel we’ll be able to route our trips and easily switch between transportation modes. North Carolina Amtrak riders can get a feel for what seamless…
Digital Trends
As connected cars become more common, will you need an in-car ad blocker?
While we wait for self-driving vehicles to appear on our roads, connected cars are already here in growing numbers. According to Gartner, by 2020 most new cars will have wireless connectivity. That connectivity works in both directions, from and to the vehicles, which opens possibilities for learning…
BBC News – World
Giant snowballs appear on Russian beach in Siberia
Locals are delighted as thousands of natural snowballs form on beaches in northern Siberia.
SlashGear
Google’s DeepMind aims to teach AI to master StarCraft II
DeepMind, Google’s artificial intelligence startup, already developed a bot that could beat humans at the ancient Chinese game of Go, but now it’s looking to master a much more modern game. The researchers have just announced a new partnership with game developer Blizzard that will see the pair develop…
The Gadget Flow
Finis Adult Foil Monofin
Experience the world like a fish in the sea with the Finish Adult Foil Monofin. Fusing your feet together to create a single yet ample fin this swimming accessory gives you a first-hand experience of being a mermaid (or merman). But, in addition to this bucket list feeling, the Monofin actually gives…
The Gadget Flow
Multifunctional Leather USB Hub
Now charge your gadgets effortlessly and in a perfect handmade style with this Multifunctional Leather USB Hub. It comes with a genuine leather exterior that adds a touch of elegance to the overall design and makes it look more beautiful on your modern workspace. It charges multiple gadgets simultaneously…
The Gadget Flow
Stormtrooper Glass Decanter
Give your dinner guests a taste of the Dark Side when you serve up your beverages in the Stormtrooper Glass Decanter. In the exact shape of a Stormtrooper’s helmet, this decanter highlights exquisite detail, especially when filled with your tipple of choice. Based on the original helmet molds from 1976…
The Gadget Flow
Blocks Modular Smartwatch
Get exactly what you need out of your device with the Blocks Modular Smartwatch. With the ability to choose everything from the functionality to the design, this smartwatch gives you all the bells and whistles you need with none of what you don’t. At the core of the Blocks Modular Smartwatch is an intelligent…
The Gadget Flow
Omate Yumi Robot
Now bring home your personal Alexa-enabled robot in the form of Omate Yumi Robot. Its head features a 5-inch 720p touchscreen, it runs on wheels, it’s powered by Android and it even shares a similar appearance in white. It has a 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 processor, 1GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 8GB of onboard…
The Gadget Flow
Barricade XL Bluetooth Speaker by Skullcandy
Take your tunes on the go wherever you go with the Barricade XL Bluetooth Speaker by Skullcandy. Another top-notch product from this brand, this speaker features a massive 10-hour rechargeable battery to outlast even the most extravagant parties. Equipped with high-end technology for improved audio,…
The Gadget Flow
Site:1 Wireless Speaker by Princeton Audio
Give your music the beautiful home it deserves with the Site:1 Wireless Speaker by Princeton Audio. Stunningly crafted with beautiful wood, these speakers have elevated acoustics to suit any genre of music. Available in Black Walnut, Cherry, Maple, and Mahogany, the Site:1 Wireless Speaker has an entirely…
The Gadget Flow
Leather & Wool Felt Wallet Case for iPhone 7
With bigger iPhones comes the urge to go for bigger wallets such as this iPhone Wallet. This will not only keep your iPhones safe from unwanted damage but also provide extra space for storing your club cards or a little extra cash if required. The design is pretty sophisticated and will truly complement…
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
9 Air-Cleaning Plants Your Home Needs
We don’t think too much about the air we breathe in our homes. Unfortunately, there can be many unwanted toxins lurking in the space we live. While air purifiers can tackle air purifying and detoxifying, they can also be noisy and expensive.Luckily, there are a wide variety of plants that can be used…
Ars Technica
Studying marijuana remains a drag
Enlarge (credit: Getty | FREDERIC J. BROWN ) Whatever happens November 8, marijuana won. It’s hit an all time high in popularity—60 percent of Americans now support legalization. That handily beats both major-party candidates in favorability. Twenty-five states and Washington, DC have already legalized…
RT – Daily news
Million Mask March 2016 across the globe
Anonymous activists take to the streets around the world for Million Mask March, an annual event held on November 5. Read Full Article at RT.com
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
LAST CHANCE: Stock Up On Nerdy Shirts For Just $14!
Our shirt store is full of nerdy designs from the best independent artists and they’re all on sale for just $14! Now is the perfect time to get started on that holiday shopping, so head on over to the store and grab your favorite designs at a discount. Better hurry though—when the weekend is over,…
CNET News.com
Do online high schools make the grade? – CNET
From CNET Magazine: Virtual classrooms are growing in popularity, but beware. There can be big differences in quality and cost.
The Gadget Flow
The Apothecary Color Changing Decks
Discover the world’s first set of color changing playing cards designed to help you find everyday inspiration through touch. The Apothecary is an homage to the mystical, to the handcrafted, to the detailed, and to the inspirational. It emphasizes the craft of what it takes to create playing cards, embracing…
RT – Daily news
Fly tight: British Airways to add 52 more seats in economy class on Boeing 777
Flying economy on British Airways may soon become an endurance test, as the airline plans to add an extra 52 seats to its Boeing 777s by shrinking elbow space. The move is being marketed as necessary to catch up with other competitors and save costs. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Gadget Flow
STEALTH – Ripped Abs by Playing Games on Your Smartphone
Stealth makes core training fun and efficient, helping you blend exercise into your day like brushing your teeth or taking a coffee break. It has been built to give you a quick effective core workout in under 3 minutes. Download the Stealth gaming app on your smartphone, place it inside Stealth, choose…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Nigerian troops rescue Chibok girl kidnapped by Boko Haram
Nigerian troops rescued a Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists more than two years ago in a raid Saturday. She had a 10-month-old baby boy born to a Boko Haram fighter, said a statement from army spokesman Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman.
Lifehacker
Saturday’s Best Deals: $20 VR, Nike Dri-Fit, Self-Cleaning Litter Box, and More
A $20 VR headset, a rugged external hard drive, and a litter box that cleans itself lead off Saturday’s best deals.Read more…
Gizmodo
Saturday’s Best Deals: $20 VR, Nike Dri-Fit, Self-Cleaning Litter Box, and More
A $20 VR headset, a rugged external hard drive, and a litter box that cleans itself lead off Saturday’s best deals.Read more…
io9
Saturday’s Best Deals: $20 VR, Nike Dri-Fit, Self-Cleaning Litter Box, and More
A $20 VR headset, a rugged external hard drive, and a litter box that cleans itself lead off Saturday’s best deals.Read more…
Reason.com Full Feed
Food Policy Not on the Menu This Election: New at Reason
As the presidential race drags into the home stretch, food law and policy issues are polling about as well as is Gary Johnson. Baylen Linnekin thinks three key factors are in play. First, polls show most voters don’t care much about food and agricultural issues. Second, donations from the food sector…
The Verge – All Posts
Motorola is holding a contest for Moto Mod ideas
In a bid to increase user interest in its Moto Z, Motorola is partnering with Indiegogo to launch a contest to find the best ideas for Moto Mods. Motorola wants developers to enter its Moto Mods Developer contest and submit ideas that could eventually end up getting attached to your modular device. Developers…
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ICYMI: Robots want us to rely on them for daily tasks
Today on In Case You Missed It: The latest servant robot to join the Pepper and Buddy crew is Big-I, a Kickstarter bot that uses 3D vision, motion tracking and facial recognition to help out the humans in their household. We say it looks like a rolling trashcan with a disturbingly large eye, but for…
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Star Wars Death Star Fire Pit
Turn the Dark side of your yard over to the Light side by igniting the Star Wars inspired Death Star fire pit. This custom crafted steel fire pit comes in the iconic shape of the partially re-constructed Death Star and can be built to custom sizes – up to 37-1/2″ in diameter. Check it out $1,600.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
DIY Ice Cream Sandwich Maker
Whip up sweet treats from the comfort of your home’s kitchen using this DIY ice cream sandwich maker. It comes with an included recipe guide along with a silicone baking mold, plastic frame, and spatula so that you can easily make a batch when the mood strikes. Check it out $19.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Adjusting Quick Install Hitch
Hookup to your boat/trailer faster than ever using this adjusting quick install hitch. It lets you single-handedly hitch the ball outward in any direction so that you can place it directly under your trailer coupler without having to move your vehicle into position. Check it out $249.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Portable Color Digitizer
Capture and identify the color of almost any real-world object with the portable color digitizer. It works on almost any surface and lets you display the color in RGB, HEX, CMYK, LAB, and LRV while letting you display matches to color palettes from trusted brands. Check it out $135.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
UV Light Bubble Gun
Put on a stunning light show with the pull of a trigger using this UV light bubble gun. This fun battery powered accessory lets you simultaneously fire a stream of lights and bubbles that are illuminated as they float in the air. Check it out $5.14
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Snow Fort Building Set
Transform your home’s surrounding snow into an icy fortress the kids will love using this snow fort building set. The set is composed of specially designed tools and molds that enable you to build everything from castle walls to towers. Check it out $49.95
BBC News – World
Is Turkey still a democracy?
As opponents are purged and journalists jailed, can Erdogan’s Turkey still be called a democracy?
Motherboard RSS Feed
Two Galaxies Collided and Now There’s an Intergalactic ‘Eye’ Watching Us All
We’re being watched, from 114 million light-years away. Nah, we’re probably alone in the Universe on this overheating marble, but now there’s a galactic eye in the mix.The “eye” was caught in a staring contest with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), marking a rare moment for astronomy….
Mashable
The technology that may finally make ‘clean’ cookstoves a reality
Billions of people around the world still cook inside over open fires. They burn dung, wood and charcoal to fuel the flames, clouding their homes with toxic fumes. For activists and entrepreneurs, this has seemed like an easy fix: Design a cleaner cookstove, get it in the hands of the people who need…
Scientific American Content: Global
Reading Neandertal Minds
Analyses of anatomy, DNA and cultural remains have yielded tantalizing insights into the inner lives of our mysterious extinct cousins — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Ars Technica
America is a trivia game where you don’t need to know much to win
Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games. Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Depending on whom you ask, I either cannot remember anything or I have a mind like a steel trap. My lovely wife would argue for option one,…
BBC News – World
Iraq conflict: IS bombs kill 17 civilians as Mosul battle rages
IS bombs kill 17 civilians in Iraq as the government assault on Mosul continues.
RT – Daily news
Turkish riot police use water cannon against Istanbul protesters (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Turkish police have reportedly used water cannon and teargas against protesters as hundreds took to the streets of Istanbul to demand the release of journalists and editors of the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper. Read Full Article at RT.com
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
10 Healthy, energizing, clean-eating Thanksgiving recipes
Colder weather is upon us and with holidays around the corner, we’ve called upon our favorite clean, healthy, and energizing alternative Thanksgiving recipes to make this year’s feast both delicious and nutritious. Not only are these dishes healthy and easy to make, they’re also guaranteed to fuel you…
Next Big Future
If newly created metallic hydrogen stays stable when brought back to regular pressure as predicted by theory then eventually the world will radically change
On October 5th 2016, Ranga Dias and Isaac F. Silvera of Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University released the first experimental evidence that solid metallic hydrogen has been synthesized in the laboratory.It took 495 GPa pressure to create. The sample is being held in the cryostat in liquid nitrogen.If…
The Verge – All Posts
The long history of birds with human arms
Birds with human arms have a long history. Though I am new to the phenomenon, I’m confident when I tell you that people have been making images of birds with human arms for eight years and in that time no one has so much as intimated the reasoning behind birds with human arms. Nonetheless, I believe…
Techbargains.com
Thermos Stainless King 16-Ounce Travel Tumbler (Red) $15.09
Thermos Stainless King 16-Ounce Travel Tumbler (Red) $15.09
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