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On SNL, Trump and Clinton admit even they can’t stand it anymore – CNET
Technically Incorrect: In the final “Saturday Night Live” before the election, there were plenty of Clinton email jokes and Trump Twitter jokes.In the end, only sadness came through.
The Verge – All Posts
Staples’ Black Friday deals include deals on the Amazon Echo Dot and Windows PCs
Staples is joining the ever-increasing crowd of retailers infringing on Thanksgiving this year. For those willing to brave the store after a holiday meal, the retailer has some appealing deals on the Amazon Echo Dot and Google Chromecast, along with discounts on the usual slate of of mid-range Windows…
Techbargains.com
Sam’s Club Christmas Tree Sale – up top 30% off
Sam’s Club Christmas Tree Sale – up top 30% off
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Philips 75PFL6601 75″ 4K UHD LED LCD Smart HDTV $1499.97
Philips 75PFL6601 75″ 4K UHD LED LCD Smart HDTV $1499.97
Fast Company
I’m Completely Fine With My Employees Being Distracted By The Election
At least for another few days. At least for another few days.It’s been one heck of an election season, and employers are feeling it. In May, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reported that office tensions were up 26% compared with previous election seasons, according…
Techbargains.com
Keter 217679 Adjustable Leg Folding Work Table $53.39
Keter 217679 Adjustable Leg Folding Work Table $53.39
Big Think
Germany Bets on the First Zero-Emissions Train in the World
Germany is becoming the first country in the world to start operating a fleet of hydrogen-powered passenger trains that emit only steam and water.Read More
Motherboard RSS Feed
How Valve Tricked Players into Being Less Toxic
Multiplayer online battle arenas, or MOBAs, are one of the most popular kinds of video games in the world. They’re also cesspools full of toxic gamers who scream when they lose and hurl abuse at their team. If you’ve ever played League of Legends or Dota 2, there’s a good chance that one of your games…
BBC News – World
US election 2016: Trump and Clinton blitz battleground states
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swing through key battleground states, two days before polling.
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Slashdot
Chrome Now Accounts For 55% of All Web Browsing
Google’s Chrome browser “now accounts for more than half of all desktop browser usage and has nearly double the market share of Edge and Internet Explorer combined,” reports Hot Hardware: Market research firm Net Applications has Chrome sitting pretty with a 54.99% share of the desktop browser market,…
RT – Daily news
7yo Muslim boy reported to police after school mistakes brass cylinder for ‘bullet’
A seven-year-old Muslim schoolboy in Birmingham, England, was left in tears after two police cars were sent to his home because his school mistook a piece of brass he brought to class as a bullet. Read Full Article at RT.com
Digital Trends
The new Koohl Toilet is a total game-changer in the bathroom space.
“There is only one approved way to sit on the toilet! It has been designed to make you look stupid and feel foolish! It is against regulation to look cool and feel confident on the toilet! This is the way it has always been and must always be.” Strong words, right? Conformists, take note. This will…
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Apple’s Logic audio editor will use the MacBook Pro Touch Bar in 2017
The new MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar might already come in handy with video editing in Final Cut Pro X, but what if you’re a musician? If you depend on Apple’s Logic Pro X, you’ll have to be patient. The company has informed an AppleInsider reader that To…
Big Think
Donald Trump Intimidates Female Interviewer in “Excruciating” Long-Lost Video
A long-lost interview with the BBC host Ruby Wax shows Donald Trump appear to intimidate her.Read More
WIRED
How to Follow Election Night Online (If You Can Stomach It)
For this election, your second screen needs a second screen. The post How to Follow Election Night Online (If You Can Stomach It) appeared first on WIRED.
Lifehacker
Set Small Goals to Turn Them Into Habits Before Moving On To Big Goals
When you set a goal for yourself, you might be tempted to picture an end result that you want to achieve. While ambitious, that also leaves quite a few steps out. Instead, focus on building habits that get you there.As productivity author and podcaster David Kadavy explains, ambitious goals are nice…
FiveThirtyEight
Election Update: Don’t Ignore The Polls — Clinton Leads, But It’s A Close Race
Two weeks ago, I noted the unusually wide spread in national polls, which showed margins ranging from a 14-percentage-point lead for Hillary Clinton to a 1-point lead for Donald Trump. Now, the results have shifted toward Trump, but the range has narrowed. Of 14 national polls since Oct. 28, when FBI…
Mashable
There is a 100% chance that Nate Silver is f**king furious
Nate Silver is not some kind of election-predicting machine, people. He’s a human being. And he’s had it up to here with you questioning his methods.  The Huffington Post ran a story called “Nate Silver Is Unskewing Polls — All Of Them — In Trump’s Direction” on Saturday, written by Ryan Grim, the publication’s…
Slashdot
How I Freed My Android Tablet: A Journey in Reverse Engineering
Slashdot reader ttsiod is an embedded software engineer at the European Space Agency, and shares this story about his quest to “dominate” his new tablet: Just like it’s predecessor, I wanted to run a Debian chroot inside it — that would allow me to apt-get install and run things like Privoxy, SSH SOCKS/VPN…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers training in Hawaii to simulate Mars mission
Scientists will mix biology and geology this month inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as they help NASA get ready for an eventual manned mission to Mars.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
China announces plan to curb carbon emissions
China has announced a plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions over the next several years, while capping coal consumption and increasing the use of non-fossil fuels.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Mangrove protection key to survival for Senegalese community
Pelicans, flamingos, monkeys and even hyenas are under threat in Senegal along with the livelihoods of the local people as thick clusters of mangroves are disappearing.
DudeIWantThat.com
Antec Nano Diamond Thermal Compound
I don’t have much need to minimize the distance between heat-conducive compounds using Antec’s Nano Diamond Thermal Compound Formula 7 because I’m not a tech or a maker or a DIYer or a very capable human being in general. But I’ve seen enough entrepreneurial and crafty homemade reader endeavors to know…
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Legalization Won’t Root Out California’s Toxic Weed Farms. But It’s a Start.
This is part of United States of Weed, a Motherboard series that demystifies all the cannabis legislation for Election 2016. Follow along here.Two black bears, a deer, and a gray fox.The decomposing corpses are strewn among 7,000 pounds of propane tanks, tarps, car batteries, fertilizers, pesticides,…
io9
Is It a Bad Thing That We Spend 1.3 Years of Our Lives Searching for Something to Watch?
In the last four years, Americans have increased the amount of time they spend in front of a screen by an average of 1.5 hours a day. Not only that, but a new study has taken a deep dive into our online and broadcast viewing habits and we are wasting a lot of time just looking for something to watch.Read…
Digital Trends
No pressure: A few tips on using a pressure cooker
A pressure cooker is like a slow cooker on steroids. It uses the same “set-it-and-forget-it” technique, but you don’t have to wait 10 hours for your food to be ready. The device uses, well, pressure to force heat into your food, resulting in quick yet tender meals. Related: What’s a multicooker, and…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
S-House is a see-through glass home with an M.C. Escher-like interior
The generously glazed S-House design is a continuation of architect Yuusuke Karasawa’s interest in “complicated network space,” a term related to how technology, like the Internet, has changed society. Karasawa captures that complex relationship
Man of Many
The Mygdal Plant Lamp is Perfect for Those Without a Green Thumb
Nature contributes to our well-being. Not just the oxygen that keeps us alive but also our mental health. Although it’s not always constructive to buy plants when you don’t have a green thumb. Artificial plants are an option, though it’s not quite the same. Through its smart design, the plant light Mygdal…
BBC News – World
‘Russian nationalists’ behind Montenegro PM assassination plot
A Montenegro prosecutor blames Russian nationalists for planning a coup and to kill the PM.
VentureBeat
5 ways humanitarian bots can save the world
GUEST: Fifteen-year-old Sarafina, a female student in the capital city of Liberia, had a distressing problem at school: Her math teacher refused to give her a report card unless she had sex with him. Every day at school, he would request sexual favors and touch her inappropriately. Embarrassed, Sarafina…
Digital Trends
Startup builds robot to clear your driveway of snow
Winter is fast approaching, and in many parts of the country, we’re soon we’re going to hear the sounds of salt trucks and news stations touting their “team coverage” of “BlizzardWatch 2016.” A startup based in New York City has come up with a robot that will clear the snow off of your driveway, and…
Lifehacker
This Menu Generator Helps You Plan Your Perfect Thanksgiving
Making and bringing a single dish to a Thanksgiving dinner is no-sweat, but planning an entire feast is a completely different story. If you find yourself saddled with this daunting task and have no idea where to begin, this menu generator from The Kitchn is here to help.Read more…
Fast Company
Five Common Phrases Every Manager Needs To Avoid
It’s one thing to have a casual rapport with your direct reports, and another to sound casually dismissive of them. It’s one thing to have a casual rapport with your direct reports, and another to sound casually dismissive of them.No teachable moment should ever start with the…
RT – Daily news
UN investigating US airstrike that killed 32 civilians in Afghanistan
The United Nations is investigation a US airstrike that killed 32 civilians and injured 19 others in northern Afghanistan on Thursday, said Tadamichi Yamamoto, head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). Read Full Article at RT.com
Big Think
A Single Neanderthal Gene Differentiates African from European Immune Systems
The African immune system has a downside—a higher risk of an autoimmune disorder.  Read More
Slashdot
New Paper Explores The Prospects For Life Around M-Class Stars
Long-time Slashdot reader RockDoctor summarizes the significance of a new paper describing “The Habitability of Planets Orbiting M-Dwarf Stars”: Although Star Trek had a minor smattering of “M-class planets” — a designation that tells one nothing of substance — “M-class star” is a much more meaningful…
Mashable
These scientific breakthroughs could help address the world’s water crisis
Satellite data that helps fight cholera. Forecasts that help farmers flee monsoons. Models that predict how shifting rivers can affect drinking water. Scientists worldwide are developing technologies like these to tackle the planet’s biggest water challenges, such as the lack of clean water for 1.2…
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The best Sony Xperia XZ deals in November 2016
There’s probably no better month than November to look for a new smartphone, and if you’re on the hunt for Sony Xperia XZ deals then you’ve come to the right place.With Black Friday rapidly approaching, retailers are already cutting prices and offering some tempting deals on contracts that come with…
Gizmodo
FBI on Clinton Emails: What We Said the First Time
Following FBI director James Comey’s controversial decision to announce a new inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s emails, it has now been determined that there’s nothing to see here.Read more…
FiveThirtyEight
How Much Did Comey Hurt Clinton’s Chances?
When FBI Director James Comey told Congress on Oct. 28 that he was reviewing additional emails pertinent to the case of Hillary Clinton’s email server, Clinton had an 81 percent chance of winning the election according to our polls-only forecast. Today, her chances are 65 percent according to the same…
The Verge – All Posts
Feces could be the fuel of the future, scientists say
Poop may be the power of the future if scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have anything to do with it. Researchers have developed a way to convert sewage sludge into a form of crude oil called biocrude by pumping it through a pressurized tube, the PNNL…
Reason.com Full Feed
Single Mother Facing Prison for Selling Homemade Mexican Dish to Undercover Cop
Mariza Reulas, a single mother, is going to trial and could be sentenced to a year in prison for selling a couple bucks worth of a homemade dish—her Mexican ceviche—to an undercover police officer. Reulas, who hails from Stockton, California, is part of an informal potluck group on Facebook, where…
Lifehacker
Deep Clean Your Auto-Drip Coffee Maker In Three Easy Steps
If you want to brew the best coffee possible with your auto-drip maker, you need to give it a deep clean at least once a month. Here’s how to do it with some household essentials.Read more…
National Geographic News
This Girl Escaped From a Syrian War Zone in a Wheelchair
Man of Many
The Camping King – TVAN MK4 Camper Trailer
Launched in the year 2000, the Tvan Camper Trailer has been constantly praised for its off-road capabilities. The latest model, the MK4 has been beefed up where it has been subjected to rigorous testing in the Australian outback. Into a few features, there is a standard sleeping area with a deployable…
Fast Company
4 Tips For Dropping Quotable One-Liners Into Your Next Big Talk
The formula is simple: lots of meaning, few words. The formula is simple: lots of meaning, few words.I worked with the CEO of a major chemicals corporation many years ago, and I asked him how he communicates with such a huge organization.Read Full Story
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Leather Travel Journal
This leather travel journal is the ideal way for any traveler to document their many adventures. These journal covers are crafted from 100% cowhide leather, are customized with hand-stamped letters on the cover, and can be used for journals or sketchbooks. Check it out $32.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Megaloads Candy Cups
Send your taste buds on a sugary overload by snacking on these Megaloads candy cups. Each delicious morsel combines your favorite snacks like M&Ms, Oreos, peanut butter, and caramel into a savory double-decker treat. Check it out $2.25
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
The Fallen Moon Light
Enjoy the soft glow of a gorgeous full moon any night of the year by keeping the fallen moon light at your side. This rechargeable light emits a warm gentle glow that’s cool to the touch so that you can hold it and admire its stunning features up-close. Check it out $179.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Zero Fucks Given Coins
Give someone a literal token of your appreciation by making it rain “zero fucks given” coins on them. Next time someone comes at you with their piddly ass self involved problems, just flick one of these coins their way and happily walk off. Check it out $29.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
BBQ Briefcase
Instantly turn any location into the ideal BBQ spot by bringing along this BBQ briefcase. This compact grill opens out into a mini charcoal grill large enough to cook for up to two people and folds back up into a lightweight package that you can carry one-handed. Check it out $69.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Outrider Electric Adventure Vehicles
Tackle mother nature’s rugged terrain in a fun new way riding on top of one of these Outrider electric adventure vehicles. They’re fitted with a 2 kW motor along with a 1 kW battery – giving it a 30 to 50 mile range, while reaching speeds up to 30 mph. Check it out $12,985.00
Digital Trends
Get your caffeine and creativity fix with a coffee maker built from Lego bricks
Over the past several years, instant coffee machines have taken the java industry by storm and it’s easy to see why — the convenience a Nespresso or Keurig machine affords its owners is unparalleled. But while pod coffee lovers the world over enjoy their standard-issue pod machines, a creative team…
TechCrunch
Why the Department of Transportation’s self-driving car guidelines aren’t enough
 Ford, GM, Toyota and VW are just a handful of the car manufacturers planning to put self-driving cars on the road in the next five years. If you ask Uber or Tesla, they might say driverless cars have already arrived… which means we’re running out of time to secure one of the juiciest new targets for…
Mashable
8 expert tips for turning your gaming obsession into an IRL career
If video games are your passion, good news! You can turn that love into a living. The bad news? Thousands of people have the same idea. At PAX Australia in Melbourne, Mashable sat down with three people who play games and create online videos full-time.  SEE ALSO: Virtual reality should stop…
Mashable
LeBron James helps Hillary Clinton’s full court press in Cleveland
Less than 48 hours after Hillary Clinton celebrated the endorsement of Queen Bey in Cleveland, she was back in the 216 to rally with King James.  SEE ALSO: Watch Katy Perry perform on the campaign trail for her pal, ‘Hilly C’ LeBron James, an Akron, Ohio native, was joined by Clinton and his Cleveland…
TechCrunch
The unintended ways self-driving cars will change our lives
 Six years ago, Google raised a lot of eyebrows when it announced it was developing a self-driving car. At the time, very few people took the technology seriously. However, things have been gearing up, and now self-driving cars are about to be part of our everyday life. Just last August, Uber rolled…
BBC News – World
Muslim civilians ‘killed by Burmese army’
Pressure is growing on Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to investigate claims that the Burmese army has been abusing Muslim civilians.
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Pokémon Go expands ‘Nearby’ test areas, rolls out daily bonuses
Every time there’s a Pokémon Go update, the number one thing its remaining players ask about is access to a tracker to help locate the little critters. This weekend Niantic Labs announced it’s expanding the test area of its Nearby Pokémon feature from San Francisco to parts of Arizona, Seattle and the…
Reason.com Full Feed
The Worst Part of Election 2016? Nothing Is Over on Tuesday, Nothing!
If you think that much of anything related to politics will be settled by Tuesday’s election, here’s some bad news for you: Nothing that matters is really over. Not even close. There are at least three major issues that will still be facing the country when either President Clinton or President Trump…
Mashable
Hundreds of thousands storm Seoul’s streets calling for South Korea’s president to step down
South Korea’s capital is still fuming after staging one of the country’s largest demonstrations in years. On Saturday, an estimated 200,000 people stormed the streets of Seoul calling for President Park Geun-hye to resign over allegedly allowing her confidante to manipulate power from the shadows. …
TechCrunch
Sinovation Ventures’ Dr. Kai-Fu Lee is betting big on artificial intelligence
 Given that Sinovation Ventures founder Dr. Kai-Fu Lee has around 50 million followers on Chinese social networks, he has become an oracle when it comes to predicting the future of tech in China. Kai-Fu Lee talked about the most important trends in Chinese startups at TechCrunch Beijing 2016. Sinovation…
Reason.com Full Feed
Penn Jillette Votes for Hillary Clinton! (In Contested Nevada, in Return for a Dozen Gary Johnson Votes in Democratic States)
Was it really only this July when magician and professional bullshit-detector Penn Jillette told Nick Gillespie that “I will be supporting Gary Johnson all the way”? Which itself came just two months after the libertarian hero moderated a Libertarian Party presidential debate? Why, yes it was. Which…
TechCrunch
WTF is CRISPR?
 Say you’ve inherited a rare genetic mutation that guarantees you’ll get a certain form of cancer by the time you reach 50 years of age. And that this is most likely how you are going to die. But what if I told you this cancer gene, passed down from generation to generation, can be snipped out of your…
WIRED
Yes, Donald Trump, the FBI Can Vet 650,000 Emails in Eight Days
That’s what computers are for. The post Yes, Donald Trump, the FBI Can Vet 650,000 Emails in Eight Days appeared first on WIRED.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
studio seilern architects envisions a skyscraper + sculpture garden in new york
the building’s ground floor gallery is inspired by the sculpture court at the new york MoMA. The post studio seilern architects envisions a skyscraper + sculpture garden in new york appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Digital Trends
Box office hits and misses: ‘Doctor Strange’ extends Marvel Studios’ winning streak
It was a magical weekend for Marvel’s Doctor Strange, which easily earned the top spot at the box office with a higher-than-expected opening weekend. The introduction of Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch as surgeon-turned-sorcerer Stephen Strange raked in an impressive $84.9 million in U.S. theaters,…
TechCrunch
Not every service needs to be an on-demand service
 In recent months, we’ve seen several well-funded startups with strong teams either going through layoffs or shutting down entirely. The natural question to ask is why? The short answer is that “on-demand” is not the optimal solution for most customer needs. Read More
Gizmodo
Need Tech Support? Call Snowden
While in exile in Russia, Edward Snowden has been kind enough to offer some fellow Twitter users with the tech support they so desperately need. Or at least, he’ll give you a hand if you have a significant online presence.Read more…
Mises Institute
How to Make Higher Education Affordable
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssEducationHow to Make Higher Education Affordable Political Theory 0 Views Assuming state legislatures find the political will to defund courses on pornography, and the Congress ends the student-loan crony capitalism bonanza, what would a world of privatized…
TechSpot
The $40 Mechanical Keyboard: Is It Any Good?
What if you want a mechanical keyboard but only have $40 to spend? With the market now flooded with loads of Cherry MX knock-off switches, this has enabled companies to develop very affordable mechanical keyboards. One such case is the GranVela MechanicalEagle Z-77, available on Amazon for as little…
Top News – MIT Technology Review
Google’s New Hardware Strategy: Actually Make Money
The Pixel phone is the tech giant’s attempt to sell high-end, highly profitable gadgets and monetize its AI investments.
RT – Daily news
‘Significant damage’ in key US oil hub Cushing after 5.0 quake shakes central Oklahoma
A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck some 2km west of the town of Cushing, Oklahoma, causing serious structural damage to downtown area and power outages. The town is a major hub in US oil supply with its 13 pipelines pumping millions of barrels a day. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Defense Distributed, of 3D-Printed Gun Fame, Requests Rehearing on Denial of Its Injunction Against the State Department for Crushing Its Free Speech Rights
In September, as Scott Shackford reported, a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals denied a motion to enjoin the State Department from censoring the American organization Defense Distributed. The Department back in 2013 threatened them with prosecution for hosting computer files that…
Gear Patrol
Take On Thanksgiving Like the World’s Greatest Competitive Eater
Practice your chews. Get hammered the night before. Ask for extra gravy. And steel yourself for a lot of pain and suffering. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
The Honda Grom Proves Good Things Still Come in Small Packages
So few motos can remind you what it’s like to be a (big) kid again. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
The Best Sweaters for Every Man
Beyond just comfort and warmth, the sweater is a utilitarian’s dream. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
A Guide to the American Watch Renaissance
A “Made in the USA” watch, by FTC standards, is an impossibility. But American watches are still more exciting than ever. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Deals of Note: November 7, 2016
How to save on Solid State cologne, get a free power tool and more. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Today in Gear: November 7, 2016
Hydrological maps of North America, an Apple Watch strap with built-in cameras, bike wheels inspired by humpback whales and more. …Read More »
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Start your engines – Sports cars of SEMA 2016
Amid the world’s motor shows, the annual Specialist Equipment Manufacturer Show stands out for sheer lunacy. Held at Las Vegas Convention Center, it serves as a launchpad for modified cars pushing the limits of performance and design, from both big players and relatively small tuning houses….
DailyTech Main News Feed
Ultimate GPUs – 3 Under $300.00
A high-end Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) can give you give you more than just fast, smooth gaming. A GPU can also give you clean manipulation of pictures, video and other visual data. Whatever your reason for getting a new video card, you need to be sure that the rest of the hardware in your case can…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Geothermal-powered ferry terminal in Stockholm has a public park on its roof
The new terminal references the shapes of moving marine vessels and the surrounding area’s cranes and warehouses. It functions as a natural extension of the urban fabric. It slowly emerges from the ground to allow city inhabitants to use its roof as a public park. Varied green landscapes with stairs,…
DailyTech Main News Feed
Black Friday is Ahead. What do You Have in Mind?
This is the time of year when everyone is waiting for good deals but few other important questions remain uncovered. Those questions will be in home décor and size and are as important as TV brand and the price.
MakeUseOf
Here’s What You Can Do With Mac Voice Control
So you want to sling orders at your computer and have it obey you, or maybe, you want your computer to read aloud to you. Congratulations! You’re alive in the right era to make both those things happen, with a high degree of accuracy. Today we’ll get into the specifics of converting speech to text and…
MakeUseOf
How to Keep Your Photos Organized Using Adobe Lightroom
Before learning exactly how to keep your Lightroom catalog organized, it’s important you understand exactly how Lightroom works. That includes understanding how your photos are stored, how to import your photos, and learning about the other features that Lightroom offers. If you’re unsure about any of…
MakeUseOf
10 Chrome Extensions You Should Uninstall Right Now
Browser extensions can make your life better. But they can also be hiding nefarious secrets — using lots of system resources, collecting your data, installing adware, and otherwise not doing what you want them to do. It’s hard to keep track of which extensions have been caught abusing their privileges,…
MakeUseOf
$15 Car Backup Camera, Cheap Adidas, House of Cards, and More [US/CA]
Car didn’t come with a backup camera? Well, you can get one at a huge discount! Plus, there are discounts on House of Cards box sets, Adidas clothes and shoes, and much more. US Deals TTP C13B Car Rear View Backup Camera ($15.19, 62% Off) TTP C13B Car Rear View Backup Camera – Best For Trucks & Cars…
MakeUseOf
A Free Open Source Alternative to Microsoft Visio
Need to create diagrams, flowcharts, circuits, or other kinds of entity-relationship models? Microsoft Visio is without a doubt the best software for that, but that doesn’t mean it’s the best choice for you. Visio may be the industry standard in the corporate world, but it comes with a huge drawback:…
MakeUseOf
Xbox One vs. PS4: Why Microsoft Is Outselling Sony
It’s hard to believe that both the PS4 and Xbox One are celebrating their third birthdays this month. Back when the systems were about to launch, we discussed the advantages of choosing the PS4 vs. choosing the Xbox One. Since both consoles are fairly similar, it’s safe to say that most people prefer…
MakeUseOf
This Task Manager Will Handle Whatever You Throw at It
What’s longer: your to-do list, or your things you’ve done list? If your answer is the former, then you’re going to love the deal we’re featuring right now. For a limited time you can get Pagico 8 Task Manager for $19. It normally sells for $50, so it’s quite a sweet deal. That’s actually 62% off for…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Record hot year may be the new normal by 2025
The hottest year on record globally in 2015 could be just another average year by 2025 if carbon emissions continue to rise at their current rate, according to new research published in the Bulletin of American Meteorological Society.
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Supercomputer comes up with a profile of dark matter
Hamburg, Germany (SPX) Nov 04, 2016 In the search for the mysterious dark matter, physicists have used elaborate computer calculations to come up with an outline of the particles of this unknown form of matter. To do this, the scientists extended the successful Standard Model of particle physics…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
AAI gets $206 million U.S. Army contract for Australian Shadow drone
Washington (UPI) Nov 1, 2016 AAI Corp. has been awarded a $206 million U.S. Army contract for work on the Australia’s RQ-7B Shadow drone program. The cost-plus-fixed-fee foreign military sales contract will cover contractor logistics sustainment services for Shadow. Work will be performed in…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Japan launches advanced weather satellite Himawari-9
Tokyo, Japan (XNA) Nov 04, 2016 Japan on Wednesday launched a next-generation geostationary meteorological satellite “Himawari-9,” aiming to further improve meteorological services in the Asia-Pacific region. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd….
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
C-Astral to use Alta PVs to support long endurance UAVS
Sunnyvale CA (SPX) Nov 02, 2016 C-Astral Aerospace and Alta Devices have announced that Alta’s world record-breaking solar technology will be used to significantly extend the endurance for the most sophisticated of C-Astral’s next generation unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Details of the agreement…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
U.S. Navy’s first drone squadron stands up
Jacksonville, Fla. (UPI) Nov 01, 2016 The U.S. Navy’s first drone squadron was stood up Friday at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla. The new unit will be known as Unmanned Patrol Squadron 19 and is comprised of Northrop Grumman-built MQ-4C Triton drones. The squadron will be co-located with…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
U.S. Navy MUOS-5 satellite reaches orbit
San Diego (UPI) Nov 4, 2016 The Navy’s fifth Mobile User Objective System satellite, MUOS-5, reached operational orbit on Oct. 22, the sea service announced this week. It also has successfully deployed its solar arrays and antennas, and will complete the five-satellite MUOS constellation once…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
NASA, Navy practice Orion module recovery
San Diego (UPI) Nov 4, 2016 Orion is still a year away from its inaugural launch date, but NASA and the U.S. Navy are already practicing for the craft’s recovery. Last week, a team of Navy divers practiced their retrieval of a test version of the Orion crew module, attaching tethers to the module…
Brain Pickings
Albert Camus on the Will to Live and the Most Important Question of Existence
“The body’s judgment is as good as the mind’s, and the body shrinks from annihilation. We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.” “If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so… The meaning and purpose of dancing is the dance,” Alan Watts wrote in his…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Retractable spikes make Gripforce boots ice- and floor-friendly
Ice cleats may be good for preventing falls on ice and snow, but they aren’t the most practical footwear to wear indoors. To cut back on the hassle of swapping shoes, a Swedish inventor has developed Gripforce, a line of winter boots with retractable spikes in the soles that allows them to…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers seek to find Old Faithful’s underground plumbing
Scientists from the U.S. and Denmark are seeking to map out the plumbing system hidden inside the earth’s crust that’s responsible for the famous Old Faithful geyser and other hydrothermal features at Yellowstone National Park.
Digital Trends
Google’s latest Doodle reminds everyone to get out and vote on Tuesday
In case you hadn’t heard, there’s a rather big political event taking place on Tuesday. Yes, folks, it’s that time once again where you can have a say in who steers the nation for the next four years. The 2016 campaign, pitching Hillary against The Donald, has surely been the most divisive and vitriolic…
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UN peacekeeper, two civilians killed in attack on military convoy in Mali
A peacekeeper from Togo and two Malian civilians were killed Sunday in an attack on a military convoy in Mali, rounding off a bloody week for foreign forces stationed there, a UN statement said.
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Exploring drug delivery systems for next-generation gene therapy
Katie Whitehead, assistant professor of chemical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, recently received the Young Faculty Award (YFA) from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The YFA is a prestigious award for junior faculty that is designed to “identify and engage rising research…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Other Indian cities join Delhi in air pollution emergency
The sickening air pollution that led the Indian capital to shut schools and construction sites this week has prompted similar measures in nearby cities.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Forget the TV: How to follow Election Day online
TVs are so last century. News outlets are using Facebook Live, Snapchat, YouTube and other tools to offer live coverage of Election Day in ways not possible four years ago.
TechCrunch
iRobot says 20 percent of the world’s vacuums are now robots
 Robot vacuums may have once seemed an eccentricity, but they now represent a non-trivial portion of the overall vacuum market – 20 percent worldwide, according to iRobot CEO and co-founder Colin Angle, who I spoke to at TechCrunch Beijing 2016. And Roomba makes up 70 percent of that market, giving iRobot…
Mashable
Taj Mahal disappears in a blanket of deadly smog
If you are coming to India to visit the Taj Mahal, you might want to change your plans.  SEE ALSO: NASA reveals why New Delhi is blanketed with deadly smog Each year tens of millions of people come to Agra to see one of the seven wonders of the world. But the view of the iconic mausoleum these days…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
manuel chichorro designs translucent hiveboard
due to its hollow cells, natural light easily filters through the surface of the board. The post manuel chichorro designs translucent hiveboard appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
TechCrunch
GoOpti, a ride-sharing platform for European shuttle bus services, raises €4.4M funding
 GoOpti might be described as an Uber (or UberPOOL) for independent shuttle bus providers. It connects travellers from smaller European cities who want to travel to or from larger city airport hubs, and in doing so ensures economies of scale so that laying on a shuttle bus is viable. Read More …
RT – Daily news
US fighters pictured near Raqqa as Syrian rebels start anti-ISIS offensive (RT PHOTOS)
An RT Arabic crew has photographed American fighters near the Syrian city of Raqqa, which is currently held by Islamic State terrorists. On Sunday, the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the start of the operation to liberate the city. Read Full Article at RT.com
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German prosecutors probe Facebook hate incitement claim
German prosecutors said Monday they have launched a preliminary investigation after receiving a complaint alleging that top Facebook bosses including founder Mark Zuckerberg are condoning hate speech on the online social network.
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News: Bustler’s editor picks for architecture & design events: New York City, November 7-14
As always, New York City is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked. Planning for another week in the Big Apple? Bustler has compiled a snappy list…
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Audi reportedly cheated gas engine emissions tests, too
The California Air Resources Board has reportedly discovered that even more VW-Group vehicles were cheating emissions tests. The WSJ and Reuters (via German paper Bild) are talking about how regulators have found software in Audi cars that effectivel…
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The best LG G5 deals in November 2016
If you’re looking for the UK’s best LG G5 deals you’ve come to the right place! November’s a great time to get a cheap mobile phone deal, especially as we get closer to Black Friday. The LG G5 has been a bit quiet of late, so expect some decent deals soon as LG will be keen to get involved in this key…
RT – Daily news
Iraqi Kurds ask Russia to support Peshmerga’s fight against ISIS
Peshmerga forces battling Islamic State in Iraq have lost many lives, the Iraqi Kurds’ top diplomat, Falah Mustafa Bakir, told the media in Moscow. The Kurds have requested humanitarian aid from Russia to assist refugees and support for Peshmerga troops. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechCrunch
Opera Max update adds privacy tools but annoys some users
 Opera has rolled out a set of privacy features to its data-saving proxy for Android, Opera Max. It’s now billing it as a “data management and privacy app”. The company previewed the new privacy mode last month, saying it would be starting a gradual rollout — with the feature first available in Samsung’s…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Philippines to ratify climate pact
The Philippines will ratify a global pact aimed at taming climate change, President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday, reversing his opposition to the historic United Nations agreement he previously dubbed “crazy”.
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Method to detect the presence toxoplasmosis parasite
Scientists from the universities of Granada (UGR) and Valencia (UV) have developed a new molecular method for determining the presence of the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, which causes toxoplasmosis, in samples of ham.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Changes of the transitional climate zone in East Asia
The transitional climate zone (TCZ) between humid and arid regions in East Asia is characterized by sharp climate and biome gradients, interaction between the East Asian summer monsoon and the mid-latitude westerly winds and mixed agriculture-pasture activities. This belt is considered to be “interface…
Mashable
Janet Reno, first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general, dies
Janet Reno, the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general under President Bill Clinton, has died at 78 from complications of Parkinson’s disease, her goddaughter said.  SEE ALSO: CNN’s Dana Bash pulls no punches on Trump’s threat to jail Clinton Reno, who spent her final days at home in Miami surrounded…
RT – Daily news
Russian Air Force to stick to Aleppo ceasefire if militants don’t launch offensive – Kremlin
The humanitarian pause in Aleppo is officially over, but Russia will not resume military operations if militants do not launch new attacks, said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Mosul battle: Kurdish forces push into IS-held Bashiqa
Iraqi Kurdish forces fight their way into a town held by Islamic State militants north-east of Mosul.
BBC News – World
Nicaragua leader Daniel Ortega wins third consecutive term
Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega wins a third consecutive term, but the opposition cries foul.
SlashGear
LeapDroid creators join Google, abandons Android PC emulator
In most company acquisitions, there’s always fears of the new owners mercilessly axing the newly acquired company’s product. That might look like the case with LeapDroid, but it’s different in two significant ways. First, it is only the developers, not LeapDroid itself that has been “acquired” by Google….
PCWorld
5 terminal commands every Linux newbie should know
I’m a big fan of the anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. One of the quotes from it that stands out in my head is, “Man fears the darkness, and so he scrapes away at the edges of it with fire.” For newcomers to the world of Linux, the black screen of the terminal can seem like a deep, foreboding darkness,…
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The Morning After: Monday, November 7, 2016
While you were weekending, you might have missed Roku’s cheap, entry-level video streamer, our first 24 hours with Olympus’ intriguing new camera and Samsung’s attempts to hype up its next smartphone way in advance. What’s going on this week? Well, t…
Macworld
Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature Headphones review: Exquisite design, gorgeous sound
What’s the best way to celebrate your 50th year of existence? High-end audio brand Bowers & Wilkins is marking the milestone with the launch  of an all-new set of flagship headphones: The P9 Signature. Joining the celebration could put a hefty dent in your bank account, however; these exceptional…
ArchDaily
21 Careers You Can Pursue With A Degree in Architecture
© Ariana Zilliacus Completing a degree in architecture can be a long and arduous process, but also wonderfully rewarding. Despite this, many freshly graduated architects find themselves unsure about where to begin, or deciding that they actually don’t want to be architects at all. Here is…
Mobile Magazine
The U.S. Military Has a Highly Trained Force Capable of Capturing Any Airbase Around the World in 18 Hours
What needs to be done by the US military if all bets are off and a major conflict suddenly flares up in any part of the world? Since their military needs to respond within hours, what do you think they need to do? Capture the enemy’s capital city? Do carpet bombing? Send in the aircraft […]
SpaceNews.com
ESA to ask its governments in December for $12 billion in commitments
PARIS — The European Space Agency will ask its 22 member governments in December for a multi-year financial commitment of around 11 billion euros ($12.2 billion) including a billion-euro telecommunications research effort to be conducted in partnership with the private sector and around 1.4 billion euros…
BBC News – World
No free lunch for American Samoa voters
Workers allowed time off to vote, but only if they pass US nationality rules.
RT – Daily news
Russia launches dedicated anti-hacking center for defense industry
Russian state-run weapons corporation Rostec has set up a special center for countering cyber-attacks on all Russian defense enterprises and companies, a popular daily reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Ebola mutated to become even deadlier during recent outbreak
Ebola is a terrifying disease, and a new analysis of the virus’s genome has revealed some chilling information: during the 2013-2016 outbreak in West Africa, Ebola mutated to become even deadlier than before. According to two new papers in the journal Cell (published here and here), a series of mutations…
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Microsoft is busy making Cortana more chatty and human-like
Microsoft is working on making Cortana seem more human-like in terms of the responses the digital assistant gives to Windows users, according to a freshly uncovered patent.The patent, filed back in April and spotted by MS Power User, details that Microsoft is working towards giving Cortana a personalized…
Mashable
Xiaomi launches its Magic Mouse 2
Xiaomi didn’t hesitate taking inspiration from Apple’s MacBook for its Notebook Air a few months ago, it’s certainly not shying away from following the suit for its first computer mouse — weirdly named the Mi Portable Mouse.  SEE ALSO: Xiaomi’s announces Mi VR headset with remote control Unlike the…
RT – Daily news
Man of African descent attacked in Brussels, has eyes gouged out – local media
A Belgian of African origin has had his eyes gouged out in a freak attack in Brussels, local media report. The man was taken to a hospital after an eyewitness called police, but his assailant fled, and their identity and motive are still unknown. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
‘Absolute madness’: German town to separate refugees, residents with barrier taller than Berlin Wall
A town in Germany is erecting an enormous wall to separate its residents from refugees housed at a local migrant camp. The controversial 4-meter (13.1ft) barrier will stand higher than the Berlin Wall. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechCrunch
FCC ushers in a troublesome new world for online privacy
 Along party lines, the FCC voted to impose limitations on Internet service providers’ use of web browsing information disregarding the sensitivity of the information in a way that differs from regulations for online search engines and mobile apps. The new rules are based on an inaccurate understanding…
Blog
Probing the quantum nature of water
Chinese lab investigating the quantum behaviour of protons in water molecules
FiveThirtyEight
The Economic Challenges Facing The Next President
This is In Real Terms, a weekly column analyzing the latest economic news. Comments? Criticisms? Ideas for future columns? Email me, or drop a note in the comments.When President Obama won the presidency in 2008, there was no doubt what his economic priority needed to be: Stop the bleeding. Three days…
Computerworld
DNC hacker calls on brethren to monitor U.S. 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…
9to5Mac
Report: Apple wants to manufacture iPhones and iPads in India, asks government for investment incentives
Apple executives have targeted both India and China as developing regions to drive revenue growth in the coming years, primarily through iPhone sales. However, India has stringent regulations on foreign device sales and requires that 30% of the components in the devices must be sourced domestically….
Architizer
London Rising: The Reinvention of London’s Waterfront in 10 Bold Designs
Dramatic architecture is beginning to surface along London’s waterways. To the Thames and beyond, designers are tackling London’s urban constraints by turning their attention to the city’s waterfronts. Inventive architectural solutions are being created to reimagine the city’s historic and physical…
WIRED
Switzerland Tries to Save a Glacier by Covering It in Blankets
A Swiss photographer photographs the blankets covering parts of the Rhone Glacier in Switzerland. The post Switzerland Tries to Save a Glacier by Covering It in Blankets appeared first on WIRED.
SlashGear
Model X and Model S vehicles in the wild with HW2 self-driving tech
Tesla announced last month that all of its cars would be produced with self-driving technology on-board. Along with that announcement came some details on what the new Hardware2 or HW2 self-driving technology would entail. The cars are fitted with eight different cameras and a radar ultrasonic sensor…
How-To Geek
Geek Trivia: The First U.S. Domestic Intelligence Agency Was The?
The First U.S. Domestic Intelligence Agency Was The? Secret Service Pinkerton Detective Agency Federal Bureau of Investigation U.S. MarshalsThink you know the answer?
How-To Geek
How to Prevent Your Computer From Waking Up Accidentally
Putting your PC to sleep is a great way to save energy while still making sure you can resume work quickly. But what can you do if your PC keeps waking up on its own? Here’s how to figure out what’s waking it up, and how to prevent it.Click Here to Continue Reading
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Commuted Sentence Shows Injustice of Crack Penalties and ‘Three Strikes’ Provision
Before he was arrested for distributing crack cocaine in 2006, Donald Graham had been convicted twice of similar offenses, once when he was 17 and once when he was 19. Both times he was sentenced to a year in state prison. The third time, he was prosecuted under federal law and got life without parole….
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Samsung Galaxy S8 to Debut ‘Viv’, the AI Assistant From the Creators of Siri
Samsung said on Sunday it will launch its first AI virtual assistant in next year’s Galaxy S8 smartphone, based on technology gained through its acquisition of Viv. Viv is the AI firm run by Dag Kittlaus, co-creator of Apple’s Siri. Last month, Samsung bought Viv with the intention of allowing it…
The Next Web
Samsung to scrap its iconic home button on the Galaxy S8
Over the course of the past few weeks, an awful lot of rumors have been bandied around about Samsung’s much-anticipated Galaxy S8. It was first reported that the handset would feature a “slicker design, an improved camera and an enhanced artificial-intelligence service” (codenamed Bixby), then speculation…
BBC News – World
Saakashvili quits over Ukraine corruption
Ex-Georgia leader Mikheil Saakashvili quits as head of Ukraine’s Odessa region, angry at corruption.
RT – Daily news
ISIS hunters: SAS to track & kill British citizens in Iraq
British citizens affiliated to jihadist groups in Iraq will be hunted down as part of a new kill or capture strategy, according to senior defense sources. Read Full Article at RT.com
Computerworld
Update your Belkin WeMo devices before they become botnet zombies
Owners of WeMo home automation devices should upgrade them to the latest firmware version, which was released last week to fix a critical vulnerability that could allow hackers to fully compromise them. The vulnerability was discovered by researchers from security firm Invincea in the Belkin WeMo…
Computerworld
FBI sticks to earlier view not to charge Clinton over email server
FBI Director James Comey said new emails that had been found had not changed the agency’s July decision not to recommend charges against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server. In a letter Sunday to lawmakers, Comey wrote that based on the FBI’s review…
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The Next Web
T-Mobile’s parent company is working on a drone defense system
Deutsche Telekom, the German owner of mobile provider T-Mobile, is broadening its views by working on a drone defense system for critical no-fly-zones. Because of drones’ increasing use in various recreational activities, there’s been an increased demand in preventing them from flying to places they’re…
Digital Trends
Vinyl’s revived. Streaming thrives. But can musicians survive?
I have a soundtrack that plays in my head all day long. (You do too, don’t you?) Sometimes it’s Pink Floyd, sometimes it’s Steve Aoki, sometimes it’s The Chainsmokers, sometimes it’s The Wild Feathers, sometimes it’s Joey Bada$$. My internal jukebox veers seamlessly from modern pop to progressive rock…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
track trailer tvan conveniently transports your bed during adventures
the ‘tvan’ camper trailer features a queen size bed, 60 second set-up tent, and the dynamically styled body which continues to set it apart from the rest, without compromises. The post track trailer tvan conveniently transports your bed during adventures appeared first on designboom | architecture…
PCWorld
Best USB-C battery packs: We review the best portable batteries for your phone or tablet
Even as smartphones get smarter, adding mobile payment options, better screens, improved cameras, and performance gains all around, there’s one aspect that seems to fall further and further behind with each new generation of devices: battery life.Battery cases and portable battery backs are slowly creeping…
SlashGear
Google and YouTube plan to keep you informed on Election Day
Election Day is tomorrow and no matter what candidate you support, odds are you want to know who will be in charge of our country for at least the next four years. To help you keep up with what’s going on, Google and YouTube have outlined their plans to keep you informed on Election Day. Google is giving…
RT – Daily news
New EU report slams Turkey for ‘relapse’ in attacks on press freedom – German media
An annual report by the European Commission on Turkey’s candidacy for European Union accession slams it for press freedom repression and post-coup attacks on the judiciary sphere, German media reported. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Graphene balloons show their colors
Researchers from the Graphene Flagship have found a new potential application for graphene: mechanical pixels. By applying a pressure difference across graphene membranes, the perceived color of the graphene can be shifted continuously from red to blue. This effect could be exploited for use as colored…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Earth ‘at risk of ecological breakdown’
The Earth is risking a major ecological breakdown that could eventually render it largely uninhabitable.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Better ways to clean up old mines
The world’s foremost experts in mine site rehabilitation and clean-up will gather in Singleton NSW on 6-8 December 2016 to discuss the latest and best ways to clean up old mine sites that may still be leaking toxins and pollutants into water, air and the human food chain.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Sun-observing MinXSS CubeSat expected to yield new insights into solar flare energetics
A small shoebox-sized satellite has recently proved that studying solar phenomena is not reserved only to large space observatories. The NASA-funded, Miniature X-Ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) is providing invaluable information about solar flares, which could shed new light on these violent and energetic…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Six people to spend two weeks in Mars simulation habitat in Poland
A group of six space exploration enthusiasts plan to spend two weeks in isolation in a Mars simulation dome mimicking life on the Red Planet. The mission, known as the Poland Mars Analogue Simulation (PMAS), will take place from March 19 to April 1, 2017, inside the Modular Analog Research Station (M.A.R.S.)…
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Researchers discover solar heat island effect caused by large-scale solar power plants
Large-scale solar power plants raise local temperatures, creating a solar heat island effect that, though much smaller, is similar to that created by urban or industrial areas, according to a new study.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Chimpanzees routinely fish for algae during the dry season in Bakoun, Guinea
Chimpanzees often use tools to extract or consume food but which tools they choose for which purpose can differ depending on where they live. In 2010, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, initiated the ‘Pan African Programme: The Cultured Chimpanzee’…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Youth homelessness project finds internet is key to getting off the streets
In a world where mobile phones are used to find accommodation, interact with government services and look for work, being on the streets presents a big problem for people who are homeless. Finding and gaining access to free wi-fi is tough, and dealing with the myriad of Centrelink forms and job applications…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Robots likely to be used in classrooms as learning tools, not teachers
Robots are increasingly being used to teach students in the classroom for a number of subjects across science, maths and language. But our research shows that while students enjoy learning with robots, teachers are slightly reluctant to use them in the classroom.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Model predicts elimination of GMO crops would cause hike in greenhouse gas emissions
A global ban on genetically modified crops would raise food prices and add the equivalent of nearly a billion tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, a study by researchers from Purdue University shows.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Creating the world’s largest marine preserve and what it means for fishing, climate research
Last week, an agreement was reached by 24 nations and the European Union to establish the world’s largest marine protected area, in the Ross Sea in Antarctica. The area, which will come under protection on Dec. 1, 2017, covers some 600,000 square miles of ocean, 28 percent of which will be designated…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Toshiba advances deep learning with extremely low power neuromorphic processor
Toshiba Corporation continues to build on its commitment to promoting the Internet of Things and Big Data analysis with development of a Time Domain Neural Network (TDNN) that sues an extremely low power consumption neuromorphic semiconductor circuit to perform processing for Deep Learning. TDNN is composed…
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New system lets nonexperts optimize programs that run on multiprocessor chips
Dynamic programming is a technique that can yield relatively efficient solutions to computational problems in economics, genomic analysis, and other fields. But adapting it to computer chips with multiple “cores,” or processing units, requires a level of programming expertise that few economists and…
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Team discovers three new bird species in Africa
Texas A&M University team has discovered three never before documented bird species, and there could well be more, the team’s leader said.
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Nations Meet to Turn Climate Pledges into Action
Systems to track and review each country’s progress will be put into place  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
RT – Daily news
Nigel Farage plans to head 100,000-strong march on Supreme Court to protest Brexit ruling
Acting UKIP leader Nigel Farage is planning to lead a 100,000-strong march to the Supreme Court on the day Prime Minister Theresa May’s government appeals a ruling on MPs’ involvement in Brexit negotiations. Read Full Article at RT.com
DigsDigs
Mid-Century Modern Residence Decorated With An Impeccable Taste
Aran Construction built this modern home that goes by the name of the Greentree Residence, it’s located in East Hampton, NY. The architecture and décor is inspired by mid-century constructions, and the designers showed the impeccable taste in art and furnishings. The living room, dining room and kitchen…
Fast Company
Echo And Alexa Are Two Years Old. Here’s What Amazon Has Learned So Far
With its smart speaker and voice service, Amazon has gained new areas of expertise—and, in some cases, been surprised by its own customers. With its smart speaker and voice service, Amazon has gained new areas of expertise—and, in some cases, been surprised by its own customers.On…
Fast Company
How Clinton’s First Two Jobs Prepared Her For The One She Wants To Land Tomorrow
Hillary Clinton speaks a lot about her experience in government. Here she shares what her less-glamorous jobs have taught her. Hillary Clinton speaks a lot about her experience in government. Here she shares what her less-glamorous jobs have taught her.In a lot of ways, running…
VentureBeat
Google launches Firebase Test Lab free tier, real-time exporting to BigQuery
Google today is announcing a few updates to the services in its Firebase cloud service portfolio. Instead of being a premium feature, the Firebase Test Lab tool for testing apps on physical and virtual devices will now be available free of charge as part of the Spark service tier. Plus, Google is adding…
VentureBeat
Tobii to raise $50 million to bring its eye-tracking smarts to VR and smartphones
Swedish eye-tracking company Tobii has announced plans to invest in “large-scale initiatives” involving smartphones and virtual reality and is seeking to raise SEK 400 million ($50 million) in a new rights issue of shares. Founded in 2001, Tobii serves up tools that enable technology such as computers…
Scientific American Content: Global
Don’t Hold Your Breath for a Marijuana “Breathalyzer” Test
Technology closes in on a roadside device to check pot levels—but the definition of stoned driving remains elusive  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
TechSpot
China approves controversial cybersecurity law despite opposition from overseas businesses
China already has some of the strictest online censorship policies in the world, but the country has just passed a new cybersecurity law that will see its control over the internet tighten even further.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Dome-shaped tents in Tanzania keep visitors warm at 10,000 feet above sea level
This low-impact, high-style camp is made up of eight domes that offer stunning views of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Asilia, eco-tourism company offering exclusive, carbon-neutral camps and lodges across Africa, commissioned Caline Williams Wynn of design studio Artichoke to style the interiors…
WIRED
Review: Pulse Camera Remote
Connect it to your phone via Bluetooth and automate your camera from afar. The post Review: Pulse Camera Remote appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Let’s Build the Next Twitter Like the Green Bay Packers
Twitter doesn’t work as an commercial company. But it would make a great co-op. The post Let’s Build the Next Twitter Like the Green Bay Packers appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Cantina Talk: Rey Is Not Who You Think She Is
There’s no big backstory between Star Wars’ Kylo Ren and Rey. Sorry, conspiracy theorists. The post Cantina Talk: Rey Is Not Who You Think She Is appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
The 2016 Election Exposes the Very, Very Dark Side of Tech
Over the past 19 months, we’ve seen what can happen when technology is misused. The post The 2016 Election Exposes the Very, Very Dark Side of Tech appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
9 Very Boring Objects That Come in Very Pretty Packages
Nobody <em>wants</em>to buy a light bulb. Unless it comes in packaging like this. The post 9 Very Boring Objects That Come in Very Pretty Packages appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Raunchy Presidential Letters and 4 Other Podcasts to Get You Through This Election
Beer? Antidepressants? A hamburger? We’ve got the podcasts to help you recover from the election. The post Raunchy Presidential Letters and 4 Other Podcasts to Get You Through This Election appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
A Timeline of the Best Late-Night Bits of the 2016 Election
From Samantha Bee and Seth Meyers to John Oliver and Kate McKinnon, here are the best political comedy moments from this election year. The post A Timeline of the Best Late-Night Bits of the 2016 Election appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Scientists Might Reprogram Cow Guts So Cattle Burp Less
Biologists around the world are working on ways to trick cow gut microbes into emitting less methane. The post Scientists Might Reprogram Cow Guts So Cattle Burp Less appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
China’s New Fighter Jet Can’t Touch the US Planes It Rips Off
But hey, it doesn’t need to. The post China’s New Fighter Jet Can’t Touch the US Planes It Rips Off appeared first on WIRED.
Latest news
Google rolls out next-generation SMS to Android phones on Sprint
Google teams up with Sprint to introduce a refreshed version of SMS that should be rolling out with other carriers in coming months.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Watching summer clouds on Titan
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft watched clouds of methane moving across the far northern regions of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, on Oct. 29 and 30, 2016.
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First Click: Playstation 4 Pro, Google Daydream View, Surface Book, and more in the week ahead
It’s November which means we’re firmly into reviews season now that all the major product announcements have been made ahead of the holiday season. Thursday will see the release of Google’s Daydream View VR headset. The $79 Daydream View announced in October will only support the Google Pixel and…
Computerworld
Review: Four ways to manage Macs in a Microsoft world
Traditionally, Macs have been second-class citizens in the Windows-centric enterprise world, but it doesn’t have to be so. In this review, we looked at four ways to manage Macs in a Microsoft Active Directory (AD) network.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider…
BBC News – World
Nuclear weapon missing since 1950 ‘may have been found’
A diver off the west coast of Canada may have found a US nuclear weapon missing since 1950.
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Early Black Friday deals: Pokemon 3DS preorders, 4K TVs, mobiles and more
Winter will have to wait, because Black Friday is coming first! Some retailers (especially mobile phone stores) are unleashing some mighty fine deals already.Every day, our team of Deal Hunters scour the net to find any standout tech, gadget and gaming deals. So keep it TechRadar if you don’t want to…
Physics News
The highs and lows of regenerative medicine
Physics News
Study of rigidity could help predict material failure, control cracking
New research suggests scientists could eventually help create materials that resist breaking or crack in a predictable fashion.
Modern Interior Design & Furniture – Decoist
Apartment UV Goes Modern Industrial Using Exposed Metal, Brick and Concrete
A bustling city and cultural hub on the coast of the Baltic Sea, Riga is a city where old world charm meets modernity in a distinct and inimitable fashion. Nestled in the heart of the lovely Latvian capital is Apartment UV, which is a part of a trio of loft-style apartments that were crafted out of an…
Techbargains.com
Chemical Guys Medium Duty Carpet Brush with Drill Attachment $6.47
Chemical Guys Medium Duty Carpet Brush with Drill Attachment $6.47
Fast Company
How A Trump Presidency Would Ruin The Long-Term Future
From the climate to the economy to terrorism, the effects of Trump’s policies would haunt the world long after he left office. From the climate to the economy to terrorism, the effects of Trump’s policies would haunt the world long after he left office.”We’re only looking at four…
Macworld
iCloud Keychain syncs accounts between macOS and iOS, but Firefox?
Chuck Smith had something work the way he might want it, but was sure it wasn’t supposed to work that way. After news broke of the Yahoo account hacking, he changed his password on his Mac. But when he went to his iPhone and iPad mini, he found they’d already updated account information. However,…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Realistic solar corona loops simulated in lab
Caltech applied physicists have experimentally simulated the sun’s magnetic fields to create a realistic coronal loop in a lab.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Beautiful green ‘airglow’ spotted by aurora hunters – but what is it?
Amateur astronomers and aurora hunters alike have been reporting a green glow across the UK sky. Easily confused with the aurora borealis, or northern lights, the sightings were of another phenomena called “airglow”.
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A giant predatory lizard swam in Antarctic seas near the Maastrichtian period
Kaikaifilu is a new species of giant sea lizard (mosasaur) discovered in 66 million-year-old rocks of Antarctica. At about 10 m long, it is the largest known top marine predator from this continent. It lived near the end of the dinosaur age, when Antarctica was a much warmer ecosystem, and fed on filter-feeding…
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Sodium-oxygen batteries have improved cycle life due to highly concentrated electrolytes
Smartphones, laptops, electric cars—whatever the device, an efficient battery is high on any user’s wish list. The search for the next-generation battery has recently focused on sodium– oxygen batteries. Theoretically, these should provide previously unattainable efficiency but their practical implementation…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
The birth of massive stars is accompanied by strong luminosity bursts
Astronomers of the Universities of Tübingen and Vienna are investigating the basic principles of the formation of stars.
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Harvard researchers create 3D printed heart-on-a-chip with sensors inside
Researchers at Harvard University have created the very first entirely 3D printed organ-on-a-chip and the technique could open the door for more complex and customizable devices in the future. The heart-on-a-sensor chip has integrated sensing and was constructed using fully automated digital manufacturing…
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Will the Electoral College Hand Trump a Loss? New at Reason
New Hampshire is a tiny state with about 1.3 million people. California has eight counties with larger populations than that. But in presidential campaigns, size doesn’t matter. Donald Trump and Barack Obama will be in New Hampshire on Monday. The 39 million residents of California can only watch…
The Next Web
Removing your laptop and liquids at airport security may soon be a thing of the past
Going through airport security is never fun, but soon it’ll be a little less stressful. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, one of the world’s largest airports, has started testing new scanners for hand luggage that don’t require you to take out large electronic devices and liquids. While today you still have…
New Scientist – Online news
Laser probe lets brain surgeons identify cancer cells with sound
It can be hard to see which cells are malignant and which are healthy during an operation – it may be easier to hear the difference
Mashable
Google is bringing net banking option to buy stuff from its Play store in India
Google may have been quietly making it easier for Indians to purchase apps, books, movies from the Google Play store. SEE ALSO: Google will make it easy for Airtel, Vodafone users in India to buy paid apps with carrier billing Users in India are reporting they can see the net banking payment option…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Flameflex: The Desktop Fire Tornado
If this Kickstarter campaign is successful, you may soon be able to create a miniature fire tornado on demand in the privacy of your own home (without unleashing hell upon the neighborhood). The “Flameflex” utilizes a USB or battery-powered mesh cylinder which spins, creating an area of low pressure…
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Virgin Media pushes net neutrality rules in UK with zero-rated Facebook apps
UK mobile carrier Virgin Media has announced a new data plan that proves the thorny issue of zero-rating isn’t just a problem in the US. The company’s newly launched 4G mobile services let users access both WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger without using up their data allowance. Like all zero-rating schemes,…
TechSpot
The US warns it will hack Russia’s infrastructure if it interferes with the election
Last month, the US Intelligence Community blamed the Russian government for a series of high-profile cyberattacks that were apparently aimed at influencing this week’s election. Now, American officials have warned that any attempts by the country to interfere directly with the vote itself will result…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Magnetic levitating Glow lamp takes interior design back to the future
The amazing crystalline Glow lamp is fitted with a high-strength neodymium magnet that allows it to levitate and spin in mid air. Designed by a Tokyo-based company Glow Design, the lamp can last up to 80 hours on a full charge and has two strength modes that transform it from a task light into a discrete…
WIRED
Clinton Team Will Help You With Your Polling Place Problems
It’s customer service, but for politics. The post Clinton Team Will Help You With Your Polling Place Problems appeared first on WIRED.
RT – Daily news
Philippines President Duterte calls off US rifle deal
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has canceled the purchase of over 26,000 US rifles for the national police force after reports Washington would be halting the sale over concerns of human rights violations. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Trump ‘threat’ to dominate UN climate negotiations
Concerns over a Trump presidency are set to dominate the start of global climate talks in Morocco.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
UN climate chief: No doubt world will shift to low emissions
Climate negotiators started work Monday on implementing the Paris Agreement on global warming amid uncertainty over how the U.S. election will impact the landmark deal as temperatures and greenhouse gases soar to new heights.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
U.K. researchers seeking permission to field test genetically modified wheat
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with the of Universities of Lancaster, Rothmamsted and Essex has submitted a request to Britain’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs asking for permission to grow genetically modified (GM) wheat in an outdoor research effort—consultation by the department…
Popular Mechanics
Houdt freeboard is SA’s first electric skateboard
The Houdt freeboard brings simplistic zero-emission travel to South Africa. This locally developed personal transport system is available from 1 Dec. The post Houdt freeboard is SA’s first electric skateboard appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
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Turbo-Dri Jr. Surface Mounted High-Speed Dryer
* Quick drying — less than 15 seconds * Operates automatically using infrared sensor * Auto-resetting thermostat * 60-second automatic shut off * Cover fabricated of heavy-duty, one-piece-formed stainless steel * 0198-1: 120 VAC, 50/60 Hz. 1.6 kW * 0198-2: 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz. 1.6 kW
PCWorld
Human ears and eagle beaks: 10 amazing items created by 3D printers
3D-printed items that will amaze youThe first thing printed on a 3D printer was rather boring—an eyewash cup printed by the inventor of 3D printing, Chuck Hull, in 1983. Since then, the process has been used to create prosthetics for humans and animals, unique candy designs, musical instruments and even…
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Polls Still Suggest California and Massachusetts Will Legalize Marijuana Tomorrow
Tomorrow voters in five states will decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use, while four states could legalize or expand access to medical marijuana. Polling is strongest in California, where general legalization is on the ballot, and Florida, which seems to be on the verge of becoming…
RT – Daily news
Law to finally trigger Brexit already being written by Theresa May’s ministers
Prime Minister Theresa May has already got her ministers preparing the first draft of a bill to trigger Article 50, which will kick off the two-year process for leaving the EU, following a High Court ruling that Brexit must be put to a parliamentary vote. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The best Sony Xperia Z5 deals in November 2016
Sony’s Xperia Z5 range are the some of the best of what the Japanese firm has to offer, and if you’re looking to bag yourself an Xperia Z5 bargain, then November is the perfect time thanks to the hype surrounding Black Friday.The Sony Xperia Z5 launched last year, but it’s still a fantastic smartphone,…
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TechCrunch
MyHeritage launches DNA testing service to help you uncover your family’s history
 The popular online genealogy service MyHeritage today announced the launch of its MyHeritage DNA service for helping its users uncover more about their family’s history and ethnicity. Users who take the test, which currently costs $79 (plus shipping), will get a detailed ethnicity report that will map…
RT – Daily news
Russia’s VEB seals ‘win-win’ deal with Chinese state bank
Russia’s Vnesheconombank (VEB) has signed an agreement with China’s Development Bank (CDB) to borrow nearly a billion dollars (six billion yuan). This is the first time a Russian state corporation has borrowed over 15 years, and was clinched in record time. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Enormous graffiti murals becoming Moscow’s signature look (PHOTOS)
Over the recent years street artists have worked hard to spice up some of the saddest-looking buildings in Moscow, a city of roughly 16 million people. With yet another harsh, lifeless winter kicking in, the inhabitants of this megapolis could use all the color they can get – luckily there’s enough…
TechCrunch
Blippar launches self-service suite of tools so developers can build their own AR
 Blippar, the company that has brought a full augmented reality experience to a smartphone near you, has today announced the launch of its self-service suite of tools. This is the first time that Blippar has made its technology publicly available to developers, letting them tap into Blippar’s Computer…
The Next Web
Android has a nifty hidden feature that lets you take partial screenshots
Android is pretty cool, but taking decent screenshots could be painstakingly frustrating – especially when you want to capture only a small part of your screen. Fortunately, things might be about to get a lot easier. A resourceful YouTuber going by the name Maxr1998 has come across an intriguing snippet…
The Gadget Flow
Easy Pocket Pal – Magnetic Fitness Pouch with Removable Frame
With Easy Pocket Pal, you will have a lightweight, innovative and convenient way to access your personal items. There is a zippered closure to protect belongings, including a smaller zipped pocket inside to keep your credit cards and hotel keys safe. Plus, the removable magnetic frame allows you to place…
The Gadget Flow
REMOD Premium Reversible Watchband
Tired of the typically boring smartwatch bands on the market? Then the REMOD Premium Reversible Watchband is the thing for you. Featuring superb craftsmanship with incredible attention to detail, the REMOD Watchband is flexible to be comfortable for all-day wear yet durable enough to handle your daily…
The Gadget Flow
The World’s First Speed Wallet Now in Carbon Fiber
Frenchie Co. is back with a slimmer, smaller and more functional wallet made out of the finest carbon fiber and Italian leather available. This wallet gives you a super fast access to your cards and can hold up to 12 cards and 30 bills at one time. The coolest fact is that this wallet works with any…
The Gadget Flow
Leather iPhone Back Skin Protector
Give your smartphone the longevity it deserves when you use the Leather Smartphone Protector for iPhone 6/6S. Designed as a sticker which elegantly yet firmly adheres to the back of the smartphone, the Leather Smartphone Protector is made with genuine cow leather for an authentic look and feel. The durable…
The Gadget Flow
Porcelain Sweater Lace Coffee Mug
Keep sipping your coffee comfortably this winter on this Porcelain Sweater Lace Coffee Mug. The beauty of this design lies in the sweater lace pattern that will make you feel the cosiness of winter even more. These mugs are eco-friendly and made out of porcelain with a comfortable handgrip. The sweater…
The Gadget Flow
World’s Smallest Smartphone Controlled Car
Quantow brings you the 1/67 scale phone controlled car with precision proportional steering and interchangeable shells and wheels! It comes with features such as precision digital proportional steering, variable speeds, working lights, and bright indicators! A design you can undoubtedly handle like a…
Design Milk
Chunky, Block-Like Sofas by MUT Design
Working with Missana for the first time, Valencia-based MUT Design created a playful seating collection called Block. The chunky, block-like pieces merge comfort with trendy design to result in fun furniture for contract, hospitality, and residential projects. The initial launch features…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Learning sleeve sheds light on guitar-playing basics
Learning to play the guitar is tough. Tuition videos, online tablature vaults and music books are all good tools for students of the six string, but having to constantly look from guitar to teaching aid and back again can be frustrating. In a similar vein to the concepts we covered in 2012,…
Lifehacker
Avoid These 10 Photoshop Faux Pas to Make Your Images Look Better
There are a lot of really cool things you can do in Photoshop. Just because you can, though, doesn’t mean you should. This video demonstrates ten techniques that are common, but probably shouldn’t be.Read more…
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The Timex IQ+ Move is a glorified (but very pretty) fitness tracker
Fitness trackers and smartwatches have an image problem. Most of them are bulky or bland-looking, while some are borderline ostentatious. Plus, not everyone wants to ditch her Rolex or Omega for a device with a lit-up face that buzzes every five minutes. So companies have been trying to camouflage their…
How-To Geek
How to Stop Microsoft Edge’s Pop-up Notifications
Microsoft is now more aggressively pushing taskbar and action center ads for Microsoft Edge. These are just one of the many types of advertising in Windows 10. Here’s how to make Edge stop nagging you.Click Here to Continue Reading
Archinect – News
New Harwyn Alucobond Office Pods Continue To Revolutionize Modular Design
This post is brought to you by Alucobond® The Harwyn Office Pod is a portable home office born from founder Jason Fremder’s need for a demarcation between home life and profession life.Fremder explains the idea for the pod was born simultaneously with the birth of his first daughter “my home office was…
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This week’s picks for NYC architecture and design events
As always, New York City is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked. For anyone curious about what local happenings to fit into your weekly schedules, Archinect…
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The 2017 Solar Decathlon, is less than a year away
The Solar Decathlon houses will join the landscape at Peña Station Next, a burgeoning “smart city” between downtown Denver and the airport that city planners began mapping out several years ago…We’re proud to partner with the City of Denver as we count down to Solar Decathlon and help shape a brighter,…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Herzog & de Meurons Elbphilharmonie Plaza is the highest public square in northern Germany
The Elbphilharmonie Plaza opening ceremony on November 4, 2016 marks the first of many ceremonies to come counting down to the official opening on January 11, 2016. The plaza features an exterior walkway that wraps around the building and overlooks spectacular views of the city and harbor. The interior…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Cutting-edge Science Center in Lithuania features building integrated solar panels
The design treats public spaces as singular open-space volumes. The main entrance hall is arched with a spherical planetarium suspended overhead, while the south hall is a double-height open space for large-scale exhibition. An long-span cantilevering volume is built using structural steel fabricated…
RT – Daily news
US Navy to cancel newest warship ammunition costing $800,000 per round – report
The US Navy’s newest warship is designed to carry two huge guns that can hit targets 80 miles away – but although that may sound impressive, the Navy has now decided that the necessary ammunition is too expensive. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gizmodo
How the Electoral College Works, and Why We Have One
The Electoral College is an integral, if not unusual, part of American democracy. Few other nations have one, and even when they do the system isn’t quite the same. How does the electoral college work and why do we even have one? Our latest video explains.Read more…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
A dead, static world? New movies show Mars weather in action
Dust storm over Tempe Terra, Mars. (credit: ESA / DLR / FU Berlin (G. Neukum) / Justin Cowart) Unlike the constellation of meteorological satellites that surround planet Earth to capture every storm and provide data for future forecasts, no spacecraft fly around Mars solely to measure…
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Last Day Before Election, Kurdish Forces Target Raqqa, Earthquake in Oklahoma: A.M. Links
James Comey said in a letter the FBI had found no new evidence to alter their previous conclusions about Hillary Clinton after emails were found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop. LeBron James was in Ohio campaigning for Clinton, while Barack Obama was campaigning in Florida. Donald Trump spent the last weekend…
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Local Library Will Call the Cops If Parents Leave Their Kids Alone for 5 Minutes
If you’re a kid in Beaverton, Oregon, you may wonder why your mom never says, “Go to the library.” Maybe it’s because mom has something else to do today other than watch you like a hawk. Here is the Beaverton Library’s Rule #2: …[T]he adult/caregiver must supervise the child during the entire library…
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Hitachi UU240F Heavy-Duty Portable Miter Saw Stand w/ Wheels $109
Hitachi UU240F Heavy-Duty Portable Miter Saw Stand w/ Wheels $109
Physics Forums Insights
The Vacuum Fluctuation Myth
This Insight Article is a sequel of the Insight Articles ”The Physics of Virtual Particles” and “Misconceptions about Virtual Particles“ which make precise what a virtual particle is, document some of the liberty taken in physics textbooks in the use of this concept, and mention the most prominent misuses….
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Apple is already heavily discounting its new 5K LG monitors
Apple appears to be attempting to reward, or placate, early adopters of its 2016 MacBook Pro by offering attractive discounts on its peripherals, including 25% off the yet-to-be-released LG UltraFine 5K monitor.Apple revealed LG’s 4K and 5K monitors alongside its MacBook Pros, stating the displays had…
Next Big Future
In Situ processing lets researchers preview results of long run exascale simulations as they are running
The SENSEI in situ processing project takes aim at a set of research challenges for enabling scientific knowledge discovery within the context of in situ processing at extreme-scale concurrency. This work is motivated by a widening gap between FLOPs and I/O capacity which will make full-resolution, I/O-intensive…
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Google Search will show election results as they come in
The US election has been good business for Google, thanks in part to its localized ballot data and state voting guides. The search giant wrote that it will soon show election results directly in search after polls close, including “Presidential, Sena…
Macworld
22% off Amazon Echo, Discount Good For Today (11/7) Only – Deal Alert
In celebration of Echo’s 2nd birthday, Amazon has discounted their popular Echo device 22%. This discount is good for today only, Monday, November 7th. Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice. Echo connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, automate your home, provide…
Scientific American Content: Global
Baltimore Is Attacking the Roots of Violence with Public Health Measures—and Saving Lives
By treating it as a public health problem, Baltimore is saving lives — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Save 97% On The Complete Adobe Suite Mastery Package [Deals]
For a limited time you can get the 135-course Adobe Suite Mastery Package for only $99 (97% off) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store! The Adobe Suite is one of the most important web and graphic design tools in existence, and one that any aspiring designer will need to master. Fortunately, this 135-course…
Physics News
Non-invasive intensity measurements of low energy beams demonstrated for the first time
A precise measurement of absolute beam intensity is a key parameter to monitor any losses in a beam and to calibrate the absolute number of particles delivered to the experiments.
FiveThirtyEight
All Politics Is National
Illustrations by Marco CibolaBrian Cummins has been mayor of Fairview, Montana, for so long that when you ask him about the oil boom he replies, “Which one?” The first one he remembers occurred in the early 1980s, just before he became mayor of this tiny town. The second is still going, though it’s slowed…
FiveThirtyEight
Significant Digits For Monday, Nov. 7, 2016
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. If you enjoy Significant Digits or FiveThirtyEight, this week is a great time to follow us, like us, subscribe to our newsletters or, heck, just recommend us to a friend. 3 statesThe number of states — Missouri,…
Ars Technica
4K game analyzers say YouTube isn’t good enough, unveil new video site [Updated]
If you want to display every pixel in a 4K video test, a streaming platform may not be ideal, according to some of the industry’s biggest video analyzers. (credit: Nokia / Sam Machkovech) Leading tech analysis site Digital Foundry is best known for pointing its magnifying glass at video games and…
TechCrunch
Samsung is building its own AI assistant for the Galaxy S8
 Samsung needs something big next year. And not necessarily big in the sense of a giant screen. After all, it’s precisely that line that put the company in its current position, up against the ropes during the time of year that ought be its most profitable. In a number of ways, the Note 7 fiasco couldn’t…
The Next Web
Take your tunes to the great outdoors with this rugged waterproof Bluetooth speaker (62% off)
For all their versatility, lots of Bluetooth speakers can get pretty finicky once you get them outside. Poor design or just plain weak performance can make inferior speakers all but useless against the elements — unlike the HomeSpot Rugged Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker. Right now, you can pick up the…
Slashdot
Nvidia Adds Telemetry To Latest Drivers
An anonymous reader shares a report on Ghack: Telemetry — read tracking — seems to be everywhere these days. Microsoft pushes it on Windows, and web and software companies use it as well. While there is certainly some benefit to it on a larger scale, as it may enable these companies to identify broader…
Latest news
MIT builds self-driving scooters to add to autonomous vehicle options
Researchers at MIT rigged up a scooter with a basic self-driving car kit to get mobility-impaired people across the last leg from vehicle to home or the mall.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
COP22 kicks off in Morocco with controversial presence of fossil fuel industry representatives
Days after the historic Paris climate deal went into effect, world leaders have convened again to discuss tactics for fighting climate change, this time in Morocco. The COP22 climate talks will again offer government leaders from nations around the globe to cooperate in devising goals to reduce the effects…
TechSpot
Yahoo database leak reveals 10 terrible passwords you should avoid
There’s been more confirmation that when it comes to online security, some people are just asking to be hacked. By examining the 500 million accounts found in the leaked Yahoo database from 2014, researchers put together a list of the ten most commonly used passwords.
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Toyota could abandon hydrogen in favor of EVs
Toyota has been vocal in its belief that hydrogen-powered vehicles like the Mirai will eventually replace gas and diesels. But this insistence makes the company’s recent decision to launch a long-range EV similar to the Tesla such a surprise. Reuters (via Nikkei) is reporting that the carmaker will quietly…
HolyCool.net
Dibea D900 Wireless Robot Vacuum Cleaners
Sweeping floors will no longer be a tough job if you have these Dibea D900 Wireless Robot Vacuum Cleaners. It’s a compact and slim design that has a 7.5 mm height which can easily go under sofas or kickstands. There are four cleaning modes for thorough cleaning. The device is compatible with all kinds…
RT – Daily news
Tesco Bank freezes transactions after 20,000 customers lose money in hack attack
The UK’s Tesco Bank has temporarily halted online transactions after thousands of customers lost money from their accounts due to an online hacking attack. Read Full Article at RT.com
Deals
Today’s Best Deals: Amazon Echo, Sweaters, Electric Shavers, and More
A rare Amazon Echo sale, Panasonic shavers, and sweaters lead off Monday’s best deals. Read more…
Dornob
Built-In Brilliance: Clever Live/Work Studio Design Conceals a Secret Room
There are no furniture arrangement tricks, hidden storage hacks or closet organization…
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French lawyers seek ‘emotional distress’ compensation for Paris attacks victims
A group of 170 lawyers representing the victims of the November 13, 2015 attacks in Paris have requested their clients receive additional compensation from an insurance fund set up by the French government for the “emotional distress” they suffered.
Next Big Future
Asian economist makes the case that China’s debt is not a big problem but that fiscal reform is needed
A Global Times reporter Liu Jianxi (GT) talked with Yukon Huang (Huang), a senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program, a leading economist in Asia and former World Bank country director for China, about China’s financial issuesThe Chinese-language version has been accused of having a strong pro-government…
Next Big Future
Shell oil predicts world oil demand will peak in as little as 5-15 years
Royal Dutch Shell Plc, the world’s second-biggest energy company by market value, thinks demand for oil could peak in as little as five years, a rare statement in an industry that commonly forecasts decades of growth. “We’ve long been of the opinion that demand will peak before supply,” Chief Financial…
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The Concourse They Finally Took Away Donald Trump’s Twitter Account | Jezebel Shrieking Man Calls fo
The Concourse They Finally Took Away Donald Trump’s Twitter Account | Jezebel Shrieking Man Calls for Voters ‘to Deliver Justice’ By Voting for Him | Gizmodo PS4 Pro Is the Most Powerful Console Ever Built, But You Might Not Notice | Screengrabber NFL Deletes Highlight Clip After Realizing What Mark…
Computerworld
BrandPost: IoT Will Have a Big Impact on Enterprise Mobility
By 2020, 24 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices are expected to be connected to the internet, driving an estimated $6 trillion in IoT spending over the next five years. As IoT becomes a widespread reality, it will undoubtedly impact every facet of how organizations operate. After all, IoT promises…
TechCrunch
WhatsApp adds GIF support in iOS app
 Amid increased competition from Apple’s iMessage, Snapchat, and Google’s new entry Allo, Facebook-owned WhatsApp has now rolled out support for sharing GIFs in its messaging application on iOS. According to the app update text in iTunes, the new feature will allow users to send and receive GIFs, including…
Digital Trends
Twenty Google Pixel and Pixel XL tips and tricks
If you’re one of the many that has pulled the trigger on a shiny new Google Pixel or Pixel XL, you’ve made an excellent decision. The device is Google’s first official entrance into making smartphone hardware, and boy is it an awesome first attempt. Related: Patch will use “magical math” to solve Google…
RT – Daily news
Ruling party lawmaker proposes Russia create ombudsman post to deal with ethnic issues
A Lower House lawmaker known for having staunch pro-Christian views has addressed the Russian government with a proposal to create an ombudsman post to prevent interethnic conflicts, promote national unity, and watch out for the Russian diaspora. Read Full Article at RT.com
Scientific American Content: Global
Mosquitoes Will Save Us All … from Mosquitoes
Scientists are turning the infectious bloodsuckers into allies in the global war on disease — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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iFixit teardown confirms Google Home is basically an overgrown Chromecast
When Google first announced its Home speaker, sources said that the device’s internal technology would be based off the Chromecast. Now that Home is shipping to customers, iFixit has released an official teardown confirming the hardware is basically ripped from the 2015 Chromecast. Notably, the Home’s…
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EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G2 650W 8PLUS Gold Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99AR
EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G2 650W 8PLUS Gold Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99AR
Next Big Future
Dehli air pollution nearly ten times over safe limits and forces schools to shut as outdoor air a virtual gas chamber
New Dehli, India, has shut down 1,800 schools for the first time ever, forcing a million students to stay at home to avoid breathing in the deadly smog that continues to shroud the city. This comes a week after firecracker residue from the Diwali festivities pushed the city’s Air Quality Index (AQI)…
Curbed National
Walkable cities are healthier cities, new study affirms
Urban design has a real impact on physical activity levels Implicit in the work of all architects and urban designers is the idea that good design can improve human life. And now, a massive global study spanning 14 cities and 10 countries has put that idea to the test and found it true: a well-designed…
HolyCool.net
Yoga Sloths Wrapping Paper
Talk about a gift that really stands out…. this humorous and vibrant wrapping paper adds cheer to your gifts. The wrapping paper is printed on recycled paper in an eco-friendly printer in Berlin. Buy Now The post Yoga Sloths Wrapping Paper appeared first on HolyCool.net.
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New radar kit can recognize objects and material
Soli is a newish project by Google described as “a new sensing technology that uses miniature radar to detect touchless gesture interactions”. It’s pretty cool. A group at The University of St. Andrews has found another potentially more amazing use for the sensor: recognizing specific objects and…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
The solar-powered sign of the future can be installed with just four bolts
The solar-powered Soofa Sign runs on electronic paper and provides real-time information on local events and city services in Boston. Soofa, the spin-off of the MIT Media Lab, teamed up with Visionect to develop this ” plug and play solution”, which uses the same technology as its predecessor, the solar-powered…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
When was the first light in the universe?
The speed of light gives us an amazing tool for studying the universe. Because light only travels a mere 300,000 kilometers per second, when we see distant objects, we’re looking back in time.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Monster meteorite found in Texas
On April 6, 2015, Frank Hommel was leading a group of guests at his Bar H Working Dude Ranch on a horseback ride. The horses got thirsty, so Hommel and crew rode cross-country in search of a watering hole. Along the way, his horse Samson suddenly stopped and refused to go any further. Ahead of them was…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
‘Molecular commando’ identified to tackle hypoxia pathway
Scientists at the University of Dundee have identified a ‘molecular commando’ which can be stealthily deployed to activate a hypoxic response, a process which can help to fight a range of conditions including stroke, angina, colitis and brain injuries.
Deals
Take Your Pick Of Three Affordable Bluetooth Speakers
We’ve spotted deals on three different Bluetooth speakers today (the Echo notwithstanding), ranging from an ultra-portable model for $16, up to a 20W behemoth for $36. Just be sure to note the promo codes below.Read more…
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AT&T Plans to Gift Free Apple TV to DirecTV Now Subscribers Who Commit to 3+ Months of Service
AT&T plans to gift a free Apple TV to DirecTV Now subscribers who commit to at least three months of paid service, according to documents seen by Variety. DirecTV Now is AT&T’s internet-based live TV streaming service slated to launch in late 2016. The cord-cutter service will start at $35…
Scientific American Content: Global
When Patients Can’t Give Informed Consent to be Research Subjects
A guardian can give the go-ahead, and despite some critiques of the practice, it can be done ethically — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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This Famous 1492 Meteorite Impact Was Interpreted as an Omen from God
Only a few weeks after Christopher Columbus reached the New World in October 1492, another foreign explorer—this time an errant space rock—touched down on firm ground following its own protracted journey across an inhospitable expanse.This extraterrestrial visitor came to be known the Ensisheim meteorite,…
Macworld
Adobe’s wild ‘Photoshop for audio’ experiment can change what you said
Forget about making a shark look like it’s attacking a diver or faking a David Hasselhoff photobomb. In Adobe’s future you’ll be putting words in people’s mouths. During the Adobe Max conference the company showed off eleven experimental projects, dubbed “Sneaks.” The showcase included a new audio…
Gizmodo
Upgrade to An Electric Shaver With Amazon’s Panasonic Gold Box
Panasonic’s popular Arc5 and Arc4 electric shavers certainly aren’t the cheapest razors you can but, but with five or four floating blades respectively, you won’t find many that give you a closer or more comfortable shave.Read more…
Lifehacker
Everyone Gets a Sweater With This Huge Sale from Amazon
Sweater SaleThe temperatures are dropping as the apocalypse is nigh and Amazon is here to help keep you warm with their rather large sale on sweaters. Grab one for yourself, your partner, even your kids. Get your Ken Bone sweater for Election Day and confuse your family. The options are endless, but…
Lifehacker
Get a Sense of a City by Finding High Viewing Spots
You have so many options to immerse yourself in a city when traveling, but the best way get a sense of a city’s unique vibe—not to mention see its layout and boost your sense of direction—is to find a high viewing spot that overlooks most of the city.Best of all, doing this is usually a free activity…
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This Discounted Harmony Remote Can Control 15 Of Your Favorite Devices
While the Logitech Harmony Touch doesn’t have as many physical buttons as its brethren, its integrated touchscreen can perform all of the same functions as you control up to 15 of your favorite devices, from a database of nearly a quarter million. $100 is a match for the best price we’ve seen, so pick…
RT – Daily news
Democracy could get in the way of war if High Court Brexit ruling stands, warn generals
Former senior military officers are afraid the High Court ruling which allows MPs to vote on triggering Brexit could set a precedent that would hinder future wars by undermining the government’s royal prerogative powers. Read Full Article at RT.com
How-To Geek
How to Disable Slide-Over, Split View, and Picture in Picture on an iPad
Multitasking was introduced in iOS 9, allowing you to use multiple apps at once on an iPad. There are three different types of multitasking—Slide-Over, Split View, and Picture in Picture—and they are all on by default.Click Here to Continue Reading
The Next Web
Apple may freshen up its iPhone 7 lineup with a shiny new ‘Jet White’ color
Apple initially announced its new and improved iPhone 7 will be available in five color options: Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Matte Black and Jet Black. But it seems the Cupertino giant isn’t quite done introducing additional colors to its lineup. The Big A is reportedly planning to refresh its iPhone 7…
New Scientist – Online news
Massive sea lizards once hunted dinosaur whales in Antarctica
The mosasaur, a huge marine lizard with fearsome jaws and paddle-like limbs, lived 66 million years ago when Antarctica was much warmer than it is today
designboom | architecture & design magazine
BIG’s ‘hyperloop one’ to cut journey times between dubai and abu dhabi to 12 minutes
current connections between the UAE cities range from trains that take over an hour, to a public bus, which takes more than two hours. The post BIG’s ‘hyperloop one’ to cut journey times between dubai and abu dhabi to 12 minutes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
motochimp electric motorcycle redefines urban mobility
each motochimp electric motorcycle is very compact measuring just over a meter long, and was inspired by a sketch from a 10-year old girl. The post motochimp electric motorcycle redefines urban mobility appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
VentureBeat
PlayStation 4 Pro delivers the 4K content — but 1080p-TV owners shouldn’t upgrade yet
REVIEW: If you are reserving judgment of the PlayStation 4 Pro console from Sony until you get to try it, I have to warn you: I’ve played the system a lot over the past week, and I still don’t really know what the hell to think of this thing. All year, gaming fans have heard rumors that Sony was planning…
VentureBeat
Blippar releases its AR and computer vision tech for third-party developers
Blippar has made a name for itself in augmented reality apps, and now it wants to take that technology to a broader market. The company is releasing its proprietary AR and computer vision technology as an applications programming interface (API) for third-party developers to use. The self-serve API…
VentureBeat
Need to raise $1 million? Start with 10,000 social followers
Five and a half months after the SEC began allowing crowdfunded investments for startups, it’s apparent that it pays to be popular. Entrepreneurs with the largest social networks have tended to be those who raise the most capital — even if the total amount of capital raised under the nascent Regulation…
Mashable
This letter to Americans has an important message ahead of elections
“What could possibly go wrong?” This is how a message signed “The people of Germany” and addressed to the American people ahead of the presidential elections ended. The content is clear: if you elect Donald Trump to the top post, you’re going to end up with your own Adolf Hitler.  SEE ALSO: Trump…
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Take Better Selfies With This $10 Mini Tripod
You know when you ask someone to take a picture of you and your family on vacation, and you quickly learn that almost nobody understands how to take a decent photo? With a mini tripod, you can be in total control of those long range selfies, and this $10 model works with everything from DSLRs to smartphones.Read…
TechCrunch
Tesla to charge new owners for Supercharger use after around 1K miles
 Tesla’s network of Superchargers have so far offered free, unlimited use to drivers of Tesla vehicles, but that was never going to last forever. Tesla announced upcoming changes to the Supercharger program today, which will introduce a fee for owners who purchase their vehicle after January 1, 2017…
Lifehacker
Gmail for iPhone Gets a New Look, Swipe Gestures, Undo Send, and Improved Search
iPhone/iPad: Google’s pushed out a long overdo update for its Gmail app on iPhone with a bunch of new features. It’s now all in on Google’s Material Design
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