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‘Demystifying Public Speaking’ by Lara Hogan
Lara Hogan’s new book, Demystifying Public Speaking, is a practical, step-by-step guide to speaking in front of an audience: Don’t think public speaking is for you? It is—whether you’re bracing for a conference talk or a team meeting. Lara Hogan helps you identify your fears and effectively face…
TechCrunch
With a fresh $2 million Simple Contacts looks to cut refill costs for lenses
 Simple Contacts, a new startup launched by a former Techstars entrepreneur-in-residence and the co-founder of the 3D printing startup Sols, is looking to make the process of refilling contacts cheaper and more affordable. The company started from a pain that founder Joel Wish felt all too acutely. A…
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Lawsuit Challenges Chicago’s ‘Literally Incomprehensible’ Rules for Airbnb Hosts
A group of Chicago property owners are taking the city to court over rules for homesharing that are “literally incomprehensible.” Chicago’s new regulations for short-term rentals, including those made over web services like Airbnb and VRBO, are scheduled to take effect next month. In the lawsuit filed…
Computerworld
AMD supports 5K video with new Radeon WX GPUs
AMD is excited about its Polaris GPUs and upcoming Zen-based PC and server chips, which the company hopes will end years of struggles. A step forward for AMD is the release soon of its Radeon Pro WX graphics cards, targeted at content creation for 4K games or virtual reality. These GPUs, based on…
Computerworld
Microsoft postpones Windows anti-exploit tool’s retirement
Microsoft last week announced that it would support the Enterprise Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) through July 2018, a year-and-a-half extension for the anti-exploit utility.At the same time, the Redmond, Wash. company dismissed EMET as a behind-the-times tool, and again urged customers to upgrade…
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Save $10 On The Definitive Cowboy Bebop Box Set
Amazon’s new exclusive Cowboy Bebop box set is the ultimate gift for the anime fan in your life, and you can get it for $90 today, or $10 off.Read more…
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Why wouldn’t you wrap your Amazon Echo Dot in this luxurious leather case?
Any Amazon Echo Dot owners feeling a little envious of the new Google Home — with its fancy swappable metal and fabric magnetic bases — can take solace in the fact that they can now have decor-matching cases of their own. Amazon has started selling cases for the Echo Dot in a variety of colors and…
Mashable
Nickelodeon’s eerily accurate kids’ poll picks the next president
The children have spoken and if history is any indicator, they may have predicted our next president. In the Nickelodeon “Kids Pick the President” poll, Hillary Clinton won with 53 percent of the vote. Donald Trump came in with 36 percent and third-party candidate Gary Johnson picked up 11 percent of…
The Manual
The Ticwatch 2 by Mobvoi is the Affordable Intro to Smartwatches
A sleek, low-cost alternative that came into the market ready to rock with both Android phones and iPhones. The post The Ticwatch 2 by Mobvoi is the Affordable Intro to Smartwatches appeared first on The Manual.
Mashable
Global warming to cause fastest rate of sea level rise in human history
With global climate talks kicking off in Marrakech, Morocco on Monday, a new study provides a sobering warning about what may happen to coastal mega-cities if decisive global emissions cuts are not made soon. Based on a scenario in which countries fail to sharply rein in emissions of global warming…
Discover Magazine
Snakes Defend Themselves with Shape-Shifting Eyes
Superman donned glasses to disguise himself and blend in with other people. One snake hides its identity using a similar trick: when threatened, it changes the shape of its pupils. This makes it resemble a much more dangerous animal. The mock viper (Psammodynastes pulverulentus) is mild-mannered,…
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Taylor Stitch Cap Toe Moto Boots
Of course. Of course these Cap Toe Moto Boots – the first ever release from Taylor Stitch’s new in-house footwear collection – are well-made, great looking, and an incredible value. So predictable. I mean, a full-grain steerhide upper, veg-tanned leather lining, and a replaceable Vibram commando lug…
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Idaho mother charged for using marijuana butter to treat daughter’s seizures
An Idaho woman has lost custody of her children after she gave her three-year-old daughter a smoothie containing marijuana to cease the girl’s repeated seizures. “It was my last resort,” the woman said. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Wirecutter
Learning Toys and STEM Toys We Love
We don’t think there’s a right or wrong way for kids to play. For this kid-oriented gift guide, we focused on learning toys—open-ended games, kits, toys and crafts that promote lifelong skills like critical thinking, problem solving, logic, and even coding. To choose from the hundreds of toys available,…
BBC News – World
Migrant crisis: Hungary MPs to vote on EU quota
Hungary’s parliament will vote on EU migrant quotas and “foreign populations” on Tuesday.
BBC News – World
Nicaragua election: US ‘concerned’ over Daniel Ortega win
The US is “deeply concerned” over the electoral process in Nicaragua after Ortega wins a third term.
Gizmodo
Here’s Another Chance to Grab Status Audio’s CB-1s for $67 [Exclusive]
If price has been the barrier to entry keeping you from better audio, we’re bringing back the best price ever on Status Audio’s CB-1s, $67 with code KINJA20. The last time we posted this deal you bought them all pretty quickly.Read more…
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‘Crooked Hillary’ Is No Reason to Restore the Independent Counsel Statute
If there is a President-elect Hillary Clinton, she may find herself missing Justice Scalia. When Scalia died in February, Clinton issued a statement: “I did not hold Justice Scalia’s views, but he was a dedicated public servant who brought energy and passion to the bench.” Clinton’s sweeping disavowal…
Digital Trends
Carry a Tesla coil in your pocket with Sparkr, a plasma lighter and flashlight
If you’ve ever experienced the frustration of trying to get a fire started at your campsite after a long day on the trail, you’ll certainly be able to appreciate the latest gadget from Power Practical. The company is best known for creating handy devices designed to make our outdoor adventures more convenient…
Digital Trends
Verizon adds 5GB and 10GB data options to its growing variety of prepaid plans
Verizon is making a few changes to its prepaid plans in an attempt to compete with its rivals. Most notably, the company is adding two new plans to its prepaid offerings, one that gives customers 5GB of data and another that offers 10GB. The new plans will be available starting November 13, and they’ll…
Digital Trends
You won’t have to buy a new car for hands-free commands with Android Auto
Android Auto began as Google’s answer to Apple’s CarPlay: in-car entertainment software that would play nicely with your phone. It provided seamless access to car-optimized apps like Google Play Music, Maps, Pandora, and useful real-time information like traffic incidents and weather. Since Android Auto’s…
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Putting the Brakes on India’s Huge Traffic Fatalities
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Fatal Fungus Linked to 4 New Deaths—What You Need to Know
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Four of History’s Worst Political Predictions
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Ancient Royal Boat Tomb Uncovered in Egypt
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Watching Toy Robots Fight Over the Batmobile Is Mindless Fun
There’s no real explanation as to why these toy Gundam robots want to steal the classic 1960s Batmobile, but by the end of this short film, by the talented stop-motion artists at YouTube’s Counter656, you won’t care. Besides, since when do you need a good reason to watch robots fight?Read more…
How-To Geek
Never Lose a Photo Again: The Complete Guide to Bulletproof Photo Backups
There’s nothing as precious and irreplaceable as your personal photos and, with a little forethought and planning, there’s no reason to ever feel the heartbreak of losing even a single one of them to theft, broken devices, or disaster.Click Here to Continue Reading
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Coalition forces suffer heavy casualties as they retake Mosul
Coalition forces are taking heavy casualties as they progress through Mosul’s narrow streets. Islamic State group militants have placed booby traps and car bombs to prevent the soldiers from advancing, as FRANCE 24’s Rob Parsons reports.
Mashable
At COP-22, leaders try to put Paris Climate Agreement into action
Climate negotiators began working Monday to transform the landmark Paris Climate Agreement into an action plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions and help societies adapt to a warming world. The annual U.N. climate change conference takes place this year in Marrakech, Morocco — an apt location for the…
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TwelveSouth Fermata Headphone Charging Stand
The sleek aluminum design & convenience of the Charging Stand from Fermata makes it easy & almost automatic to power up your wireless headphones. It’s got an integrated charging cable, so just drop the phones on the stand’s soft leather saddle, plug in & chill. There’s also an extra USB…
Lifehacker
Web of Trust Sells Your Browsing History, Uninstall It Now
According to a report from the German television channel NDR, Web of Trust, one of the top privacy and security extensions out there, collects and sells a bunch of data about your browsing habits and doesn’t anonymize it properly. If you have it installed, it’s best to uninstall it right now.http://lifehacker.com/the-best-brows…Web…
Lifehacker
How to Spot and Report Voter Intimidation or Ballot Irregularities
Intimidating voters at the polls has been a problem ever since we first disagreed about what kind of people should vote. With tensions running high this year, here’s how to spot voter intimidation and ballot irregularities, and what to do if you see it.Under Federal law, it’s a felony to intimidate,…
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Online Gamblers Are Betting Big Bucks on a Clinton Win
Inches away from election day, thousands of gamblers around the world have made their choice of candidate, and they’re betting on Hillary Clinton. In fact, more bets have been placed in favor of the Democratic nominee’s win in the past 24 hours than were placed in the entire month of October at Sporting…
WIRED
The Real Hacker Threat to Election Day? Data Deception and Denial
Amid all the election’s digital doomsday scenarios, here’s the one that could do the most damage. The post The Real Hacker Threat to Election Day? Data Deception and Denial appeared first on WIRED.
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grove at grand bay: a first look inside BIG’s twisting miami towers
the development, which completed earlier this year, comprises two 20-storey structures that overlook biscayne bay. The post grove at grand bay: a first look inside BIG’s twisting miami towers appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
TechCrunch
New Relic extends monitoring to containers and micro service environments
 Monitoring used to be a relatively simple matter. Most companies had a fixed number of applications to monitor. These were usually delivered on the web and lived for a number of years on a fairly fixed number of servers. Today’s environment is far more varied and complex, and New Relic made a series…
Mises Institute
Is It Smart to Vote Immorally?
Recorded at “The End of Politics”—the Dallas-Ft. Worth Mises Circle—on 5 November 2016.
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Aether Apparel Crosby Jacket
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Trayvax Axis Wallet
A heavy-duty slim wallet.
Mashable
The case for letting Donald Trump tweet again
Poor Donald Trump. Even the most optimistic forecasts for Tuesday’s election only give him a one-in-three chance of winning and now he’s suffered the indignity of having his Twitter account taken away from him by those running his campaign. SEE ALSO: Insult after insult: All of Trump’s ugly campaign…
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Poo-Pourri Master Crapsman Gift Set
Poo-Pourri, the spritz-before-you-shitz toilet spray, has put together several stench-fighting 2-packs ripe for the giving spirit of the holiday season. Since most of us around here are both dudes and fans of Punderdome, I thought I’d put the spotlight on my favorite Poo-Pourri pairing: the Master Crapsman…
VentureBeat
Pandora commits to increasing U.S. employees of color to 45% by 2020
Publicly traded digital radio company Pandora today announced new commitments for diversity. Most significantly, the company intends to raise the percentage of U.S. employees of color — that is, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska natives, blacks and African Americans,…
VentureBeat
Why ‘fun’ and ‘easy to use’ are not the best chatbot features
GUEST: As someone whose obsession with all things bot and AI related borders on unhealthy, I struggle to keep up with the ever-growing universe of bot platforms, bot building services, and NLP services. I fancy myself something of an expert on the subject, yet when asked by someone considering building…
VentureBeat
BioConsortia Raises $12 million to Accelerate Development of Multi-Microbe Products for Agriculture
PRESS RELEASE: DAVIS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 7, 2016– BioConsortia, Inc., innovator of microbial solutions for natural plant trait enhancement and crop yield improvement, announced that it has raised this year a total of $12 million for future growth. Last week, BioConsortia…
Mashable
Someone made a real life ‘Rick and Morty’ pass-the-butter robot
Rick and Morty fans take note: Someone just brought one of Rick’s creations to life. And no, it’s not a portal gun. YouTube user ESDEV shared this video showing a 3D-printed version of that tiny robot Rick quickly put together for the sole purpose of passing butter.  We’re holding our breath…
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New computational tool may speed drug discovery
A new computational tool called fABMACS is helping scientists see beyond static images of proteins to more efficiently understand how these molecules function, which could ultimately speed up the drug discovery process.
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After a long demise due to poaching, Virunga’s hippos climbing back
Recent surveys for hippos in Virunga National Park — the oldest protected area in Africa — have found that the beleaguered behemoths are finally recovering from decades of poaching and habitat loss in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Discovery of new bacteria complicates problem with salmon poisoning in dogs
Scientists have discovered another bacterium that can cause symptoms similar to “salmon poisoning” in dogs – and may complicate the efforts of Pacific Northwest pet owners to keep their dogs protected and healthy.
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‘Collateral vessel’ gene discovered that protects against stroke damage
During stroke or heart attack, tissue damage can be limited because “collateral” vessels connect the tissue to other arteries. Collateral vessels can vary greatly in size and number from one person to the next. Scientists have now implicated the Rabep2 gene as a major contributor to variation.
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Weight loss after obesity doesn’t cut risk of certain types of cancer
Losing weight may not protect against colon and liver cancer, even though obesity is associated with increased risk of certain types of gastrointestinal malignancy.
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Plumage evolution: Explaining the vivid colors of birds
Tropical birds are well known for their colorful appearance: vibrantly colored macaws, parakeets and parrots are widely considered to be the quintessential birds of this region. The popularity of these birds leads many to assume that tropical climates are home to a greater proportion of colorful birds…
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Scientists decode the genome of Chinese licorice
A group of scientists has decoded the genome of Glycyrrhiza uralensis, or Chinese licorice, a plant that is important for its use in Chinese medicine and as a natural sweetener.
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Successful calculation of human and natural influence on cloud formation
When new particles develop in the atmosphere, this influences cloud formation and with that the climate too. Since a few years, these complex processes have been reproduced in a large air chamber within the CLOUD experiment at CERN. Researchers have now used the results for the first time to calculate…
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Genetic cause for shift work fatigue discovered
Some people adapt easily to shift work, but not everyone can handle constant disruptions to their daily rhythm. Researchers have now found that a melatonin receptor gene influences tolerance to shift work.
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Identification of gene defects helps treatment of prostate cancer
The current method of treating prostate cancer involves identifying gene defects, which could help with the diagnosis of cancer and the development of individualized cancer treatments for patients. Researchers are studying the molecular biology of prostate cancer; the goal is to obtain a holistic picture…
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Male sleep habits may increase risk of cancer
Men who have worked night shifts for more than 20 years, or who work night shifts without daytime napping, or sleep for more than ten hours per night on average may have an increased risk of cancer, according to a new study.
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Algal fat opens window to past Arctic temperatures
A new paper uses alkenones from the Svalbard islands and is among the first studies that present Arctic summer temperature change over the period from the end of the last Ice Age some 12,000 years ago. Its results show a large range of natural summer temperature variability and identify distinct phases…
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Genetic mutations that lead to macular degeneration blindness mapped by new research
Two gene mutations that trigger a retinal disease that causes blindness in one in 5,000 males have been mapped, leading to the potential for new therapeutic treatments.
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Genes and age determine susceptibility to Lyme disease
People react very differently to an infection with the Borrelia bacterium that causes Lyme disease. Researchers have investigated this varying response, concluding that age, genetic disposition and previous Lyme infections play an important role. However, despite the large differences observed, the Borrelia…
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Children’s health, privacy at risk from digital marketing
For the first time, researchers and health experts have undertaken a comprehensive analysis of the concerning situation in the World Health Organisation European Region regarding digital marketing to children of foods high in fats, salt and sugars.
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Remote-controlled drone helps in designing future wireless networks
Aerial photographs and photogrammetry together provide an accurate 3D model, which improves the prediction of the propagation of radio waves at millimetre-wave frequencies.
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Significant Bronze Age city discovered in Northern Iraq
Archeologists have uncovered a large Bronze Age city not far from the town of Dohuk in northern Iraq. The excavation work has demonstrated that the settlement, which is now home to the small Kurdish village of Bassetki in the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan, was established in about 3000 BC and was able…
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Tumor cells in blood samples could predict prostate cancer spread
Researchers have found a group of circulating tumor cells in prostate cancer patient blood samples that are linked to the spread of the disease, according to new research.
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Informing action on a historic climate agreement
The Paris Agreement on climate change goes into effect today, but while the agreement set ambitious targets for tackling climate change, scientists say there is a long way to go to achieve it. Research suggests pathways to get the world on track.
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Hip fracture patients fare best during recovery in high-occupancy nursing homes with higher level physician staffing
Hip fractures are a common and disabling condition that occurs more than 300,000 times each year in the United States in those 65 and older—1.6 million times worldwide. A new study, which compared outcome variations in acute and post-acute care facilities, suggests that for older adults hospitalized…
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New study shows balloon in a capsule helps patients lose nearly twice as much weight than diet, exercise and lifestyle therapy alone
Patients with obesity who swallowed gas-filled balloon capsules designed to help them eat less, lost 1.9 times more weight than patients who relied on diet, exercise and lifestyle therapy alone, according to new research.
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Exercise may shield against the health fallout of a weeklong overindulgence
Previous studies show that as little as one week of overeating can impair glycemic control and insulin sensitivity. Just in time for holiday feasting, a new study finds that exercise can protect fat tissue from changes in inflammation levels and fat metabolism caused by a brief period of eating too many…
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Regular exercisers still face health risks from too much sitting
People who meet recommended weekly physical activity guidelines are still at risk of developing chronic disease if they spend too much non-exercising time sitting. Researchers found that women sit more as they grow older, raising their risks even more.
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Graphic pictures on cigarette packs would significantly reduce smoking death rate
Using prominent, graphic pictures on cigarette packs warning against smoking could avert more than 652,000 deaths, up to 92,000 low birth weight infants, up to 145,000 preterm births, and about 1,000 cases of sudden infant deaths in the U.S. over the next 50 years, say researchers.
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Receptor that may allow HIV to infect kidney cells identified
New research suggests that transmembrane TNF-alpha may allow HIV to infect kidney cells that not express the major HIV-1 CD4 receptor. The findings could provide insights on how patients develop HIV-1 associated nephropathy.
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Researchers find immunotherapy treatments better for advanced skin cancer
A research team evaluated 15 randomized controlled trials published between 2011 and 2015, assessing the benefits and harms of targeted or immune checkpoint inhibitors in 6,662 patients with cancer that had spread to the lymph nodes and surgery was not an option, or distant metastatic melanoma.
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Dad’s preconception exercise may increase obesity, insulin resistance risk in offspring
Fathers who exercise regularly before their children are conceived may program their offspring’s genes with an increased risk for metabolic disorders, according to new research. The surprising results point to the identification of epigenetic markers that may change the process of diagnosis and management…
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Chicago wouldn’t last long under zombie invasion, model finds
In the unlikely event of the zombie apocalypse, it would take less than two months for the undead to take control of the city, says a new study.
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Rubella virus persists after vaccination in some patients with immunodeficiency disorders
Some patients with rare primary immunodeficiency disorders may be at risk for infection by rubella virus, and possibly serious skin inflammation, after receiving the rubella vaccine, usually administered as part of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. Although the vaccine for rubella (German measles)…
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Brain needs to be retrained after ACL injury
Regaining full function after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is more than just physical — it requires retraining the brain, say researchers.
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Study challenges model of Alzheimer’s disease progression
Researchers provide unprecedented evidence that basal forebrain pathology precedes and predicts both entorhinal pathology and memory impairment in people with Alzheimer’s disease.
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Physical stature as a teen could predict future stock choices
Researchers find that people who were relatively tall as teens are more likely to invest in stocks, and those who were overweight are more risk-averse and less likely to participate in the market.
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Detour via gravitational lens makes distant galaxy visible
Never before have astrophysicists measured light of such high energy from a celestial object so far away. Around 7 billion years ago, a huge explosion occurred at the black hole in the center of a galaxy. This was followed by a burst of high-intensity gamma rays. A number of telescopes have succeeded…
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Insight into the seat of human consciousness
For millennia, philosophers have struggled to define human consciousness. Now, a team of researchers has pinpointed the regions of the brain that may play a role maintaining it.
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Yesterday’s Silk Road could be tomorrow’s environmental superhighway
While China is building a gigantic modern-day upgrade of the famed ancient Silk Road resplendent in global cooperation in the name of economic expansion, a group of sustainability scholars point out that the Belt and Road Initiative (B&R) also could be a superhighway of environmental progress.
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NASA’s MMS breaks Guinness World Record
NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, or MMS, is breaking records. MMS now holds the Guinness World Record for highest altitude fix of a GPS signal. Operating in a highly elliptical orbit around Earth, the MMS satellites set the record at 43,500 miles above the surface. The four MMS spacecraft incorporate…
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Hubble takes flight with the toucan and the cluster
It may be famous for hosting spectacular sights such as the Tucana Dwarf Galaxy and 47 Tucanae (heic1510), the second brightest globular cluster in the night sky, but the southern constellation of Tucana (The Toucan) also possesses a variety of unsung cosmic beauties.
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Multidrug-resistant bacteria from chickens pose risk to human health
Isolates of a common poultry pathogen collected from animals in Indian bird markets were found to be mostly resistant to multiple classes of antibiotics. The study provides the first data on prevalence and isolation of Helicobacter pullorum in India.
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Older teens, adults can learn non-verbal reasoning better than younger people
Older adolescents and adults can learn certain thinking skills including non-verbal reasoning more effectively than younger people, report researchers.
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Janet Reno Dies, Snowden Defends FBI Email Search Efficiency, Dollar Strong on Possible Clinton Win: P.M. Links
Janet Reno, the first female U.S. attorney general, has died at age 78. She’ll be remembered mostly for the raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, that led to a slaughter. The Donald Trump-side talking point is that there’s no way the FBI could have analyzed hundreds of thousands of…
Digital Trends
Rice University neuroscientists launch DIY kit for stimulating brain cells with light
A breakthrough bioengineering method just got a lot more accessible thanks to a team at Rice University. Graduate student Karl Gerhardt, Professor Jeff Tabor, and students in Tabor’s lab have created the Light Plate Apparatus (LPA), the simplest and most inexpensive optogenetics platform available. Optogenetics…
Mashable
Text glitch directs thousands of people to wrong polling stations
When you’re trying to get out the vote for your party, it’s best to make sure your voters know where to cast their ballots.  So, don’t do what the Indiana Democratic Party did.  SEE ALSO: What to do if you’re harassed at the polls Several voters in Indiana received text messages on Monday that directed…
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How Land Use Change Affects Water Quality, Aquatic Life
Using 20 years of data from federal and state agencies, a fisheries biologist and Fulbright scholar are tracking how land use changes have impacted the water quality and aquatic life in lakes and streams in northeastern South Dakota. These environmental impacts can put pressure on aquatic ecosystems…
Newswise: SciNews
Mislabeled Seafood May Be More Sustainable, New Study Finds
A University of Washington study is the first to broadly examine the ecological and financial impacts of seafood mislabeling. The paper, published online Nov. 2 in Conservation Letters, finds that in most cases, mislabeling actually leads people to eat more sustainably, because the substituted fish is…
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What’s New in iOS 10.2 Beta 2: SOS Feature, Music Changes and New ‘TV’ App
Apple seeded the second beta of iOS 10.2 to developers this morning, introducing a few new features that join changes introduced in the first beta of iOS 10.2. As can be seen in the video and outline below, iOS 10.2 includes the TV app Apple promised at its October 27 event, some Apple Music design…
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French Catholic Church asks forgiveness for ‘guilty silence’ on paedophilia
French bishops pleaded for forgiveness Monday for the “guilty silence” of the Catholic Church following months of damaging revelations over the sexual abuse of children by priests.
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Video: Coalition forces suffer heavy casualties as they retake Mosul
Coalition forces are taking heavy casualties as they progress through Mosul’s narrow streets. Islamic State group militants have placed booby traps and car bombs to prevent the soldiers from advancing, as FRANCE 24’s Rob Parsons reports.
Cool Hunting
Link About It: Rethink Aging, Thanks to This 80-Year-Old Chinese Model
Wang Deshun doesn’t look like your “regular” 80-year-old man. Wang (aka “China’s hottest grandpa”) is an actor, model and artist, and made waves last year when taking to the catwalk for the first time—showing off his super-fit physique. In China, the…… Continue…
Computerworld
At campaign’s end, Trump takes a swipe at IBM
In Minnesota on Sunday, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump added IBM to the list of companies he criticizes for moving jobs offshore or to Mexico. Trump’s line was a one sentence throwaway at the Twin Cities rally, but it may have resonated with this rally crowd. In Rochester, Minn., IBM…
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Next Big Future
Controversial Propellentless EmDrive is said to be undergoing tests in space on the Tiangong-2 station and US Air Force X-37B plane
The US Air Force and the Chinese government are presently trialling the controversial EmDrive space propulsion technology on spacecraft, according to sources in the international space industry.IBTimes UK has been informed that the US Air Force is currently testing out a version of the EmDrive electromagnetic…
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Android Nougat beta comes to Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge: here’s how to get it
If you’ve been waiting for that sweet, sweet Android Nougat update to arrive on your Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge, you’re in a bit of luck.The tech giant is gearing up to offer Android 7.0 to the two phones as part of its Galaxy Beta Program, beginning November 9 and running through mid-December….
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PC Gamer’s new Large Pixel Collider is an absolute face melter
Our frag-happy buddies at PC Gamer have done it again. Evan Lahti, Tim Clark and crew have built a brand new Large Pixel Collider, somehow managing to outdo themselves.Well, the how isn’t really a mystery – just look at this thing! Inspired by the Ark of the Covenant from biblical texts (not the Indiana…
TechCrunch
Why it’s so hard to create unbiased artificial intelligence
 As AI and machine learning mature and manifest their potential to take on complicated tasks, we’ve become somewhat expectant that robots can succeed where humans have failed — namely, in putting aside personal biases when making decisions. But like all disruptive technologies, machine learning has its…
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Why the arts are essential in addressing climate change? | Ben Twist | TEDxHeriotWattUniversity
Climate Change is real, it is happening every passing minute, and it is going to change our closing future and the way we live. Culture and Arts then, are in the roots of this major social transition. Ben Twist has been working in achieving a positive change through methods that touch our lives more…
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The Atrophy of Prolonged Pain and How a Father’s Choice Changed Lives | Reed Cowan | TEDxUNLV
Television reporter Reed Cowan was unknowlingly paged by his television station to the scene of his own child’s accidental hanging death. His loss became a study of how personal pain causes a gradual hardening and withdrawal from life and how a chance encounter pulled him from pain to purpose, saving…
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Google Will Display Election Results As Soon As Polls Close
An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Google has been highly involved with connecting U.S. voters to timely information throughout this election cycle, by offering everything from voter registration assistance to polling place information in its search result pages. Today, the company…
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The Return of the Rogue Electors
Tomorrow may be Election Day, but the next president will not officially be selected until next month, when the Electoral College casts its ballots. Usually this is just a formality, but this is a weird year, so naturally people are spinning scenarios where an elector changes the outcome by voting…
RT – Daily news
US-backed fighters advance on ISIS capital
Backed by US advisers and coalition airstrikes, Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters have begun advancing on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa. Meanwhile, the top US general met with his Turkish counterpart to plan for future operations in Syria. Read Full Article at RT.com
Digital Trends
Innovative lamp shade invites owners to practice origami skills during assembly
Despite being a consistent pillar of home decoration for centuries, the lamp shade industry has enjoyed very little in the way of innovation; after all, it is merely a lamp cover. Don’t tell the designers at the Delft-based design studio Allocacoc this, however, because they have their sights set on…
Digital Trends
BenQ targets the esports crowd with Zowie XL2540 240Hz monitor
Taiwanese hardware manufacturer BenQ is rolling out a new Zowie-branded gaming monitor with a 240Hz refresh rate, which the company touts as a definitive display solution for esports fanatics. Boasting advanced features like personalized viewing angles, adjustable color vibrance, and focus-boosting…
Digital Trends
Capsula inflatable backpacks don’t just cushion your stuff, they keep it afloat
Choosing the right piece of luggage to take with you on your adventures is almost as important as what you put inside those bags. You want something that is lightweight, easy to carry, and is capable of protecting all of your important gear from the elements too. That’s exactly the idea behind a new…
Digital Trends
Google’s Material Design standard, Undo Send, arrive on Gmail for iOS
Gmail on iOS has finally caught up to its Android counterpart. As Google boasts, though it probably shouldn’t, the update is the “biggest overhaul of the app in nearly four years.” Gmail on iOS is now faster, features Material Design, and has some highly requested features. One of the biggest features…
SpaceNews.com
Innovation a priority for new NASA science chief
WASHINGTON — The new head of NASA’s science directorate says he wants to incorporate more innovation into its various missions, but acknowledges that there are limited opportunities to do so in the near future with current missions. In an Oct. 31 roundtable with reporters at NASA Headquarters, Thomas…
Macworld
68% off Anker Astro E1 Ultra Compact High Speed Portable Charger – Deal Alert
This inexpensive smartphone charger from Anker is the size of a candy bar, and has enough juice to recharge any smartphone, including the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, at least 1-2 times over. It’s discounted 68% to just $16, making it a good stocking-stuffer idea. The Astro E1 currently averages 4.5 out of 5…
Next Big Future
NXP Robotic Truck Platooning Will have a Benchmark of 30 Times Faster than Human Reaction Time
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) and its partners are showcasing the progress of secure intelligent transport systems in advance of this year’s electronica show in Munich. The demonstrations include platooning live on Munich roads, traffic signal and vehicle synchronization, and technology that…
Cool Hunting
Personalizing the Workspace with Perch: A new one-stop shop for design-driven goods, from tape dispensers to affordable hardwood desks
Our workspaces are, oftentimes, the least beautiful spaces in our lives—it’s easier to run to a gigantic chain store (and actually meet the project deadline) than consciously setting up a desk that will bring tiny vibrations of joy every time we…… Continue…
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Competitions: Biomimicry
Registration Deadline: Feb 11, 2017; Submission Deadline Feb 11, 2017 Nature is the ultimate designer…Resourceful, ingenious, sustainable, beautiful; Nature is the ultimate teacher in innovation. The answers to mankind’s greatest challenges can often be found in its variety. Some of the greatest…
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iDrive Online Backup – 75% off 1 TB of Cloud Backup (from $14.88/year)
iDrive Online Backup – 75% off 1 TB of Cloud Backup (from $14.88/year)
Deals
Save Money On Gift Cards from GAP, Banana Republic, and Old Navy
Looks like Black Friday deals are already on the loose. Save up to $40 on gift cards from GAP, Banana Republic, and Old Navy with values ranging from $40 (where you’ll save $10) all the way up to $200 (where you’ll save $40). Head over to Staples and save on a plethora of gift card options.Read more…
TechCrunch
Oryx nano antennas allow autonomous cars to see farther, better
 Oryx Vision has created a “coherent optical radar system,” according to CEO Rani Wellingstein, that improves the depth perception of autonomous vehicles. The Israel-based company has emerged from stealth after Series A fundraising and is positioning itself as a competitor to lidar systems. Wellingstein…
Inside Science
Here Comes the Sun
Here Comes the Sun Scientists are developing greener and cheaper ways to pave our way to a solar energy future. solar-panel_final3.jpg Image credits: Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator Rights information:…
io9
A Young Albus Dumbledore Will Be in Fantastic Beasts 2 and Casting is Underway
No one who has a creative stake in the Harry Potter universe has been shy about saying that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will feature characters we know from those books and movies. The biggest, though, is Albus Dumbledore, and the director just confirmed when we’ll see him.Read more…
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Samsung Galaxy owners can print from their phone with ease
If you own a Galaxy smartphone or tablet, Samsung is about to make it easier for you to print pictures, documents and other files from it. Today, the company announced that its Print Service app for Android now supports the Mopria Print Library, lett…
Digital Trends
Crio water bottle uses high-tech aerogel to keep drinks cold or hot, for longer
Some of us ask very little of our water containers. The list pretty much begins with “must hold my water” and ends with “must allow me to drink my water.” But Rohan Burdett, founder of Crio, thinks we should expect more from our water bottles, specifically that they do a better job of keeping our liquids…
Digital Trends
Google’s adding WebVR support to Android, desktop versions of Chrome
Virtual reality may live strictly within smartphone apps and PC software for now, but that won’t be the case for much longer. On Monday, at the W3C’s Workshop on Web & Virtual Reality in San Jose, California, Google announced plans to ship a version of its Chrome internet browser with support for…
Fast Company
Why Every Business Should Use “Irregular Thinking” To Find Breakthrough Ideas
Advertising veterans Jaime Robinson and Lisa Clunie built their company, Joan, to be different from the rest of the industry. Advertising veterans Jaime Robinson and Lisa Clunie built their company, Joan, to be different from the rest of the industry.”Talent is fleeing the advertising…
Deals
Save $12 at CVS With This Discounted Gift Card
If CVS is your pharmacy of choice, this discounted gift card is essentially free money.Read more…
Deals
Save $20 on One of the Only Inkjet Printers You Should Consider Buying
I know that we espouse the virtues of monochrome laser printers, but if you really need the ability to print in color, Canon’s Pixma MX922 is worth your consideration. With over 8,000 mostly positive user reviews on Amazon, this is the rare Inkjet printer that you might not actually hate. This model…
Newswise: SciNews
Does Sugar Make Your Alcoholic Drink Less Dangerous?
Recent research suggests that some women restrict food before and while drinking, quite possibly to compensate for alcohol-related calories. This can result in a combined state of fasting/alcohol intake, which can lead to higher breath alcohol concentrations (BrACs). Artificially sweetened alcohol mixers…
Gizmodo
Swedish Prosecutors Are Going to London for a Friendly Chat With Julian Assange
Ecuador is officially fed up with Julian Assange.Read more…
PCWorld
Carriers are going virtual to give enterprises more freedom
Starting carrier services like routing and security is getting faster and easier thanks to a new way of deploying them that doesn’t require specialized equipment at customer’s sites.The new approach, called virtualized business services, lets various carrier services run on standard infrastructure at…
Techbargains.com
TaoTronics Wireless Bluetooth Magnetic Sport Earpbuds $12.99 (BS12 Earbuds $7)
TaoTronics Wireless Bluetooth Magnetic Sport Earpbuds $12.99 (BS12 Earbuds $7)
Acquire
Shinola releases its skyscraper-inspired Guardian Collection
Named after one of Detroit’s first skyscrapers.Photo: ShinolaAlways inspired by Detroit heritage, Shinola releases the Guardian Collection, a new series of watches inspired by one of the city’s most famous buildings. Called the “Cathedral of Finance” and once the tallest brick building in the world,…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Newspaper woes drag News Corp to loss
Weakness in newspaper advertising dented quarterly results of News Corp., which swung to a loss in the past quarter of declines in advertising and circulation, results showed Monday.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
NASA astronaut casts lone vote from space
In a US presidential election that’s already been out of this world, the lone American astronaut in outer space has cast his vote, NASA said Monday.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Is replacing coal with natural gas actually good for the climate?
Just ten years ago, around half of all electricity generation in the U.S. was powered by coal. Today, that number has dropped to one third. Over that same time period, electricity generation powered by natural gas has jumped from around 20% to 33%. This trend is expected to continue, with natural gas…
Science | Smithsonian
Most Ivory for Sale Comes From Recently Killed Elephants—Suggesting Poaching Is Taking Its Toll
Carbon dating finds that almost all trafficked ivory comes from animals killed less than three years before their tusks hit the market
Dornob
Pizzeria Pronto: A Mini Pizza Oven for Your Gas Cooktop
Few things are ever nearly as difficult as infomercials make them seem. Most of us couldn’t…
Lifehacker
Get to Know Your Neighbors by Throwing a Compliment Their Way
There are a lot of advantages to knowing your neighbors: they can feed pets when you’re away, you can lend things to each other, and you have someone you can turn to in an emergency. But you need to get to know them first, and a compliment is a great ice breaker.If you’ve just moved in somewhere new…
Next Big Future
Experts say hypersonic age is now imminent and inevitable and we are at the start of a renaissance in supersonic and hypersonic flight
Five panellists spoke at the Forum on American Aeronautics at the Mohave Air and Space Port in California to discuss the breakthroughs and challenges in supersonic and hypersonic flight. The experts say research in the field is now booming after a long lull, bringing these advanced capabilities closer…
Curbed National
Dreamy geometric home includes studio, clinic in Indonesia
Just look at these photos! Something as simple as a curved window can add an element of drama or surprise to any home, whether in a compact English flat or a live-work building, like this Jakarta residence and workspace of Indonesian architect Realrich Sjarief. Called The Guild, the multi-level structure…
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Hydroponic gardens could end Arctic food shortages
You don’t have a wide variety of food choices if you live in remote parts of the Arctic. Some consumables can take so long to arrive that they’re already past their “best before” dates, and that’s assuming they arrive in the first place — shortages are considerably more common. However, Alaskan companies…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
2016 Smartphone Comparison Guide
Choosing a new smartphone can be a chore. Not only are you hammered with hyperbole from all directions, with each company insisting its product is Elvis, Jesus and Chuck Norris rolled into one, but there are almost as many different software/platform combos as there are phones. Let New Atlas…
BBC News – World
Battle for Mosul: IS ‘herded human shields like sheep’
The BBC’s Karen Allen spoke to residents of one town near Mosul who say they were used as “human shields” by retreating so-called Islamic State fighters.
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Forgiveness in an Age of Anger | Brant Hansen | TEDxHarrisburg
We think we’re entitled to “righteous anger”, but is it really so righteous? And does anger actually help us fight injustice? In an increasingly angry culture, Brant Hansen encourages us to re-think our assumptions, and embrace a lifestyle of forgiveness. Brant Hansen is a nationally-syndicated radio…
Mashable
Android Auto finally breaks free of the dashboard
Google just introduced a new way to bring your jalopy into the future.  Android Auto can now function entirely from your phone, the company announced in a blog post Monday, meaning you no longer need a special dashboard or an entirely new car to use it. “Whether your phone is connected to a compatible…
Digital Trends
Airbnb and the city of Seattle team up to offer lodging during natural disasters
Airbnb could soon be more involved in cases of emergency in one Northwest city. The company is partnering with the deputy mayor’s office in Seattle to help provide accommodations for residents displaced by a natural disaster. The move is certainly an interesting one, and should be very helpful if a…
Digital Trends
Microsoft’s Xbox Preview Program will soon offer two models for Xbox One testers
Just as with the Windows Insider program for Windows 10, Microsoft calls on adventurous customers to test new builds of the Xbox One operating system. The company launched the Xbox Preview Program in February of 2014, and since then, it has incorporated feature requests and provided means for voting…
Popular Science
Juno Is Still Stuck In The Wrong Orbit Around Jupiter
Space Problems with the spacecraft’s engines are preventing it from entering a new orbit for observations For weeks, the Juno spacecraft has been stuck in the same orbit because of a problem with its engines.
RT – Daily news
‘Yemen on brink of abyss’: Over 7,000 killed, 37k injured & 2.1mn displaced by conflict
Yemen stands on the “brink of the abyss” following 19 months of Saudi-led military intervention, the UN and the World Health Organization warned, revealing new figures of over 7,000 dead and almost 37,000 injured. Read Full Article at RT.com
Popular Science
What We Know About ISIS’s Scratch-built Drones
Military Clues from an abandoned drone workshop in Iraq Lessons from a captured ISIS drone workshop.
Lifehacker
Make a DIY Grout Cleaner Out of Hydrogen Peroxide and Baking Soda
If the grout lines between your kitchen or bathroom tile have seen better days, this DIY cleaner should do the trick. And you probably already have the ingredients in your home.In this video from the Clean My Space YouTube channel, Melissa Maker shares seven different ways you can use hydrogen peroxide…
Slashdot
Facebook Users Sue Over Alleged Racial Discrimination In Housing, Job Ads
In response to a report from ProPublica alleging that Facebook gives advertisers the ability to exclude specific groups it calls “Ethnic Affinities,” three Facebook users have filed a lawsuit against the company. They are accusing the social networking giant of violating the Federal Housing Act of 1964…
Mashable
Hillary Clinton is your next tech president
If you care at all about technology, you must vote for Hillary Clinton. Throughout the campaign, both candidates have done a pretty poor job of explaining their tech policies, so you could be forgiven for assuming neither one of them has one. (And no, the ability to wield social media is not a tech…
RT – Daily news
Nearly 1,500 voters download voter protection app issued by Latino civil rights group
Civil rights group LatinoJustice has launched a smartphone voter protection app that helps citizens report violations while voting in the 2016 elections. By Monday lunchtime, nearly 1,500 people had downloaded the app. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Glenn Beck makes complete 180 and supports BLM, opposes Trump
As if this election couldn’t get any weirder, Glenn Beck tipped his hat to President Barack Obama for making him a better man. The former right wing pundit gave an interview to the New Yorker in which he disavowed some of his previously held beliefs. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
‘Granma’ Hillary makes a very important FaceTime call before Election Day
It’s the final sprint of the election, but Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton still has time for family. SEE ALSO: Nickelodeon’s eerily accurate kids’ poll picks the next president On Monday morning, Chelsea Clinton tweeted that her mother set aside some time to check in with her 2-year-old…
SlashGear
T-Mobile SyncUp DRIVE adds a 4G LTE hotspot to your car
T-Mobile has introduced SyncUp DRIVE, a new connected device that plugs into a car’s OBD-II port and provides access to vehicle data, as well as an in-car WiFi network via the carrier’s 4G LTE network. While devices like this aren’t unusual, T-Mobile says SyncUp DRIVE is the only available device of…
FiveThirtyEight
Election Update: The State Of The States
The polls are coming in fast and furious — and there are signs of late momentum for Hillary Clinton, whose lead has increased to roughly 3.5 percentage points over Donald Trump. Her chances of winning the Electoral College have ticked up to 69 percent in both the polls-only and polls-plus models, recovering…
FiveThirtyEight
How To Watch Tuesday’s House Results Like A Pro
As the 2016 election approaches its end, Republican control of the House isn’t in much doubt, but the final makeup of the chamber remains a mystery. The GOP holds a 247-to-188 seat majority, and our outlook at the Cook Political Report (where I’m House editor) is a Democratic gain of between five and…
FiveThirtyEight
Elections Podcast Countdown: Final Election Preview
 Subscribe: iTunes |ESPN App |Download |RSS |New to podcasts?As the 2016 campaign comes to a close, the FiveThirtyEight Elections podcast team is recording daily episodes. In our final pre-election installment, we assess the forecast model, discuss defining moments of the campaign and prepare for Election…
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Florida Senate Candidate Bears Any Burden for the Libertarian Party
Paul Stanton is the Libertarian Party’s candidate for federal Senate in Florida, running against incumbent Republican Marco Rubio and Democratic challenger (and former Republican himself) Patrick Murphy. While Stanton hasn’t been included in tons of polls, in a couple he hit very high numbers for a…
Mashable
A ridiculous live blog for a ridiculous election
This isn’t your standard election live blog. If you are looking for FiveThirtyEight-style coverage, you’ve come to the wrong place. If you are looking for ridiculous happenings and mazel tov cocktails, we can help. Join us for the ride to the end.  [View the story “A ridiculous live blog for a ridiculous…
Lifehacker
Remains of the Day: YouTube Adds Support for HDR Video
YouTube has a strong history of embracing new video formats, like 3D or 360 degree videos, and now they’re adding the latest trend: HDR. Basically, high dynamic range videos more accurately depict highlights and shadows. That and more in today’s news.You can upload HDR videos to YouTube starting today….
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Apple Acquired Talent and Technology From Cloud-Based Music Provider Omnifone in August
Apple recently acquired technology from cloud-based music platform Omnifone and has hired more than a dozen former Omnifone employees, reports TechCrunch. Apple’s interest in Omnifone was first shared by MacRumors back in July, but could not be confirmed at the time. At least 16 Omnifone employees…
Gizmodo
Samsung Raided Over Presidential Cult Scandal Because Hey, Why Not?
Between exploding phones, exploding washing machines and, uh, more exploding phones, Samsung has had a pretty rough year, but thanks to an embattled president and a mysterious cult leader, 2016 somehow just got even worse for the beleaguered tech giant.Read more…
Physics News
Researchers use graphene templates to make new metal-oxide nanostructures
Researchers from Brown University have found a new method for making ultrathin metal-oxide sheets containing intricate wrinkle and crumple patterns. In a study published in the journal ACS Nano, …
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Society Is Too Complicated to Have a President, Complex Mathematics Suggest
Roughly two-thirds of Americans believe the country is going in the “wrong direction,” and Tuesday the country will vote for two of the least popular presidential candidates of all time. Both the left and the right say that the United States’ government is ineffective. One potential reason for this?…
Slashdot
Gmail’s iPhone App Now Has ‘Undo Send’ and Faster Search
Google has updated its Gmail app for iOS today, which includes a handful of much-welcomed features and improvements. There is now an “Undo Send” button for mobile, a fresh new look, and faster search. Mashable reports: To unsend an email, just tap the “Undo” button in the lower right corner after you’ve…
Popular Science
Forget the Election With the Best Science Stories You Missed
Science Vote! But also read about miraculous marsupial milk. Forget about Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton for a few minutes with some soothing science.
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News: A glimpse of the 2016 Fentress Global Challenge “Airport of the Future” shortlist
How should airports — the fascinating complex structures that they are — be designed for the future? Over 600 architecture students worldwide submitted their futuristic concepts to the 2016 Fentress Global Challenge. Organized by esteemed airport designer Fentress Architects, the annual competition invites…
Lifehacker
Seven Tips to Strike Up Conversation with Anyone
Small talk should be about making connections and having conversations that go beyond “Hi, how’re you?” Getting beyond those default starters can be tough, so here are seven tips that can help you have more engaging conversations with anyone.https://lifehacker.com/small-talk-isn…In the video above, Malavika…
Archinect – News
Zaha Hadid’s design selected for BRIT Awards 2017 trophy
First awarded in 1977, the BRITs are Britain’s top pop music prize, and last week they announced that the 2017 Awards’ trophy will be designed by Zaha Hadid.The concept sketch, pictured above, for the BRITs trophy was one of the last projects Zaha Hadid worked on before her untimely passing this past…
9to5Mac
AT&T reportedly planning to offer DirecTV Now subscribers a free Apple TV
In an effort to push its new DirecTV Now service, AT&T is preparing to offer customers a free Apple TV (or Fire TV stick) when they sign up, according to a new report form Variety. The report cites leaked customer support documents from AT&T, which were inadvertently published online today….
The Awesomer
Vsauce Talks to David Attenborough
LinkVsauce got to see BBC’s Planet Earth II early and spoke with the miniseries’ narrator Sir David Attenborough. The spry 90-year-old talked about using the latest technology to make documentaries, why it’s hard to make a nature doc on humans and more. More Awesome Stuff: Vsauce: Alzheimer’s and…
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Expect more vote suppressing misinformation on Election Day
While the internet is filled with sources providing accurate and unbiased information aimed at getting informed voters to the polls on Tuesday, some corners of it are taking an alternate approach. A Buzzfeed report cites 4chan posters cooking up various memes and campaign-lookalike graphics intended…
Fast Company
Apple Suggests These Handy Apps For The Last-Minute Voter
Still cramming for tomorrow’s election? Check out these apps for iOS and Android. Still cramming for tomorrow’s election? Check out these apps for iOS and Android.I’ve been overwhelmed with presidential politics, and am painfully aware of everything there is to know about both…
Fast Company
On Twitter, No One Knows You’re A Trump Bot
A new USC study explains how mysterious “bots” dominate Twitter’s election conversation. A new USC study explains how mysterious “bots” dominate Twitter’s election conversation.On Twitter, some of the loudest Trump and Clinton supporters aren’t even human. According to a new study,…
CNET News.com
Tech giants offer up last-minute Election Day help – CNET
Companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter have built tools to tell you who’s running, where to vote and even who’s winning.
BBC News – World
Is this the nastiest US election campaign?
The BBC looks at the low blows traded in the presidential campaign.
Lifehacker
Save your Hands From the Ravages of Time With Kiehl’s Ultimate Salve
Kiehl’s Ultimate Strength Hand Salve is ridiculously moisturizing. It’s one of the most immediately and obviously effective moisturizers you’ll ever use, going on thick and packed with olive oil, sesame oil, shea butter, aloe, and ecualyptus, to name a few good things.Read more…
VentureBeat
Are you an undecided voter? Chat with these U.S. election bots
A lot of us made up our minds a long time ago. The choice for president between front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is between two very different people with very different visions of the United States. But if you are still undecided or still have unanswered questions about two of the least…
VentureBeat
Brave browser for Mac and Windows now supports Pocket
Brave Software, the company behind the open source Brave web browser with native ad-blocking capability, today released version 0.12.8 for Mac and Windows, and the update lets you easily turn on a new extension: the Pocket tool for saving articles to read later. To turn on the feature, you’ll want to…
VentureBeat
How our dumb bot attracted 1 million users without even trying
GUEST: Three months ago, we released a modest chatbot that we thought could be fun to use in group conversations. The bot, which we called Roll, did one simple thing: It randomly selected a participant in the conversation as the answer to such pressing questions as “Who is the biggest flirt?” and “Who’s…
WIRED
2016’s Election Data Hero Isn’t Nate Silver. It’s Sam Wang
Opinion: The most interesting stats guy this election isn’t Nate Silver The post 2016’s Election Data Hero Isn’t Nate Silver. It’s Sam Wang appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
As Tesla Grows Up, It Gives Up on Free Charging
This is Tesla maturing, along with the American electric vehicle industry. The post As Tesla Grows Up, It Gives Up on Free Charging appeared first on WIRED.
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Fear for the future among New York’s Muslims on eve of election
A day before Americans vote in one of the most divisive presidential elections in decades, there is a palpable sense of tension among the citizens of Ozone Park, a quiet, residential neighbourhood in Queens, New York.
Next Big Future
Carnival of Space 482
The Carnival of Space 482 is up at The Venus TransitUniverse Today – NASA’s New Asteroid Alert System Gives 5 Whole Days of WarningUniverse Today – China Just Launched Its Largest Rocket EverNextbigfuture – The new Long March 5 rocket launched successfully on Thursday. The rocket could be used to support…
Next Big Future
Carnival of Nuclear Energy 333
The Carnival of Nuclear Energy 333 is up at Neutron BytesAtomic Insights – Nuclear plants that are economically uncompetitive under current market conditions (cheap natural gas) should be retained for future operations, not immediately destroyed.Some might wonder at my wording. They might accurately…
TechCrunch
NXP’s new autonomous driving products focus on safety, self-driving trucks
 NXP Semiconductor, which made headlines recently after entering into an agreement to be acquired by Qualcomm, unveiled a series of new products today that make it clear why they were a high-value target for the mobile chip giant. Each of three new products NXP announced today promises to advance tech…
Slashdot
Uber, Lyft, Zipcar Offer Free Or Discounted Rides To Polls On Election Day
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Consumerist: Lyft, Uber, Zipcar, and Maven have unveiled a variety of discounts and promotions aimed at enabling voters to get to the polls on Tuesday. The ride-hailing service [Uber] has teamed up with Google to create an in-app feature that aims to assist voters…
RT – Daily news
100 beheaded bodies discovered in mass grave near Mosul – Iraqi military
A mass grave containing 100 decapitated bodies has been discovered inside a school south of the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, according to the Iraqi military, which is conducting a US-backed operation to retake the jihadist stronghold. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechCrunch
Casey Neistat’s Beme launches Exit Poll, an app to share who you voted for and why
 Beme, the social media app founded by Casey Neistat, is getting involved in the election by launching an app called Exit Poll. The concept is simple: You download the app, tap who you are voting for (the options are Hillary or Donald or decline to answer), what state you are in and record a short video…
Latest news
Webjet partners with Microsoft for blockchain-based online booking service
Webjet and Microsoft have teamed up to build a blockchain proof-of-concept that it said has the potential to create a new industry standard.
Next Big Future
Multiwall carbon nanotubes are fused under high pressure to create an ultrastrong material
An ultrastrong material can be produced by “fusing” multiwall carbon nanotubes together under high pressure in a diamond anvil.This material should be useful for applications in the aerospace industry, among others.The authors of the paper performed a series of experiments to study the effect of high…
The Next Web
Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for
Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements. Seriously, do you know what vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Chances are, you don’t. There…
Acquire
Everlane’s Parka keeps you warm without all the fuss (and the big price tag)
When the bells and whistles aren’t necessary.Photo: EverlaneIf you’ve been shopping for a parka and can’t wrap your head around all the technical fabrics and features, then you might want to put Everlane’s Winter Parka at the top of your list. Everlane’s Parka doesn’t go overboard with its design or…
io9
Artists and Conspiracy Theorists Will Get Equal Enjoyment Out of the Ancient Aliens Coloring Book
The History channel show that launched a thousand memes, Ancient Aliens, is coming soon to a bookshelf near you. Getting simultaneous November 15 releases are an official companion book as well as an adult coloring book. We’ve got an advanced look at three of the outlines, drawn by artist Kathleen Edwards.Read…
HiConsumption
Nexo And Ever Flat Free Bike Tires
A new set of bicycle tires that will never puncture or go flat.
ReadWrite
Study suggests a half-billion gesture-tracking devices by 2021
Juniper Research has released a new study with a bold prediction about the future of human interaction with technology. It found that “gesture and motion control will become vital for certain forms of human-computer interaction in the coming years.” The study found that by the end of 2016 there will…
Slashdot
Unsealed Court Docs Show FBI Used Malware Like ‘A Grenade’
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: In 2013, the FBI received permission to hack over 300 specific users of dark web email service TorMail. But now, after the warrants and their applications have finally been unsealed, experts say the agency illegally went further, and hacked perfectly…
Mashable
Apple should have seen the fake apps coming
Some cracks are beginning to appear in Apple’s “walled garden.” Apple pulled hundreds of junk apps from its store after the The New York Times reported about the rise of knockoff shopping apps from Chinese companies that aim to trick users into thinking they were associated with brands such as Foot…
Mashable
6 tweets that dominated this election
#Election2016 is winding down. Even after the polls close and a winner is declared, the endless tweets and posts will remain up for digital posterity. SEE ALSO: Even Donald Trump’s campaign is fed up with his tweets Twitter rounded up the top tweets from both presidential candidates in case you forgot…
9to5Mac
Pokémon Go update adds bonus rewards for PokéStop visits and catches, new Gym rules
Niantic has today released a new update for Pokémon Go on both iOS and Android, bringing with it a handful of new features and capabilities. On Android the update brings the app to version 0.450, while the iOS update bumps it to 1.15.0… more…Filed under: Apple
Ars Technica
New challenges surface for VW, including a possible new defeat device in Audis [updated]
(credit: RoadOver) Last week was touchy for Volkswagen Group and its profitable Audi brand. Yesterday, the German magazine Bild Am Sontag reported that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) had discovered that unspecified Audi vehicle models were running illegal software to bring carbon dioxide…
Digital Trends
Facebook facing lawsuit over alleged bias in housing and employment ads
Facebook is facing renewed pressure over the “ethnic affinity” option within its ad-targeting tool courtesy of a lawsuit that claims the feature is racially biased. Ethnic affinity essentially enables marketers to exclude certain demographics — such as African-Americans, Asian-Americans or Hispanics…
Computerworld
Why scripts are better than politicians
The day that we’ve all been waiting for or waiting to get beyond is now upon us. As one of the most contentious political elections ever crashes to a close, it’s time to think like the techies we are. So, here are some reasons why scripts are so much better and often more reliable than politicians.You…
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The USS Zumwalt can’t afford its own $800,000-per-round ammo
The USS Zumwalt, America’s newest stealth destroyer packs some impressive firepower but there’s just one problem: the US Navy can’t afford the ammunition for the vessel’s 155-millimeter Advanced Gun Systems. These weapons are designed to fire a GPS-g…
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Cereal Killer Bowl
Turn the breakfast table into a delicious crime scene by eating out of this cereal killer bowl. It’s hand crafted from kiln fired ceramic and decorated with bright red markings all over the inside and outside of the bowl designed to look like blood spatter. Check it out $20.00
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Ice Cooler Entertainment System
Enjoy some tunes while you cool off on a hot day by making sure you pack this ice cooler entertainment system along for the ride. Apart from the spacious 56 quart capacity, it features a built-in Alpine Bluetooth speaker and amp that blast out crisp sounding tunes. Check it out $1,499.99
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Pour Over Coffee Packets
Get the portable convenience of instant coffee with the rich flavor of a gourmet roast using these pour over coffee packets. Each pack comes filled with roasted organic coffee – simply pour hot water over the pack to whip up a delicious home-styled cup of Joe. Check it out $19.99
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Unicorn Tape Dispenser
Add a touch of color and whimsy to your drab cubicle using this unicorn tape dispenser. This fanciful dispenser come styled like a joyful unicorn with a bright rainbow colored mohawk and matching tail made of sticky tape. Check it out $12.26
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Replica Gantz:O X-Gun
Become the envy of your geeky circle of friends by adding the replica Gantz:O X-Gun to your collection. Styled after the iconic weapon from the Gantz:O sci-fi flick, it comes with embedded LEDs and a fully functional display for added authenticity. Check it out $383.00
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Playa Viva Treehouse
Experience heaven on earth by spending a few nights lodged in the Playa Viva tree house This exotic abode features a rustic wooden decor, is perched six feet above its lush green surroundings, and lies directly in front of an unspoiled tropical beach. Check it out $445.00
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Aeron Office Chair
Turn your workstation into the most comfortable spot in the office with the Aeron office chair. It features a redesigned tilt mechanism with an optimized balance point and utilizes elastomeric fabric to increase breathability and eliminate pressure points. Check it out $780.00
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City Explorer Virtual Reality Game
Explore your dream city without ever having to step outside of your house using this city explorer virtual reality game. It gives you the unique opportunity of walking all over a digitally-recreated San Francisco as if you were Godzilla. Check it out $14.99
BBC News – World
Brazil federal government freezes Rio bank accounts
The Brazilian government freezes Rio de Janeiro state’s accounts until it pays some of its debt.
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Sony may launch two high-end Xperia phones (very) early next year
Rumor has it Sony will unveil two smartphones at January’s massive tech show in Las Vegas, otherwise known as CES 2017, and they could be as dazzlingly as the Strip’s neon lights. The unofficial word comes from Weibo, a Chinese microblogging site (via Mobipicker ), where a user with a decent track record…
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Bookworms rejoice: Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited service has launched Down Under
Having already launched a while ago in the US and UK, Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited subscription service has finally landed in Australian today.  Kind of like Spotify for bookworms, Kindle Unlimited offers over a million titles to read for a monthly fee of $13.99 after a 30 day free trial period – that’s…
TechCrunch
Oral arguments for who owns CRISPR-Cas9 start next month
 The date has been set for oral arguments to begin over who owns the patent rights to the gene-editing wonder CRISPR-Cas9. Berkeley’s Jennifer Doudna and her colleague from the Max Planck Institute Emmanuelle Charpentier head to court on December 6th to face off against MIT’s Feng Zhang and present their…
Acquire
Bellroy’s Notebook cover is the perfect travel wallet for creatives
Your Field Notes have a new friend.Photo: BellroyObsessed with Field Notes? Bellroy’s got the perfect complement for a variety of notebooks such as pocket Moleskines, Rhodias, and any notebook in that size range. Not only does it give your notebooks a handsome and leathery upgrade, but it also doubles…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
NASA outlines six new storm-chasing CubeSats
Shoebox-sized CubeSats may soon be visiting the moon and Mars, but their main focus is still studying Earth and testing technologies much closer to home. Before the launch of SLS in 2018, which will see dozens of CubeSats hitching a ride, NASA has outlined six new small satellite missions to…
io9
‘Lost Nuke’ May Have Been Found Off Canada Coast
A commercial diver working near Haida Gwaii off Canada’s west coast has spotted a strange object on the seafloor that bears a striking resemblance to a nuclear device lost from a US B-36 bomber that crashed in the area 66 years ago. The Canadian government is sending naval ships to investigate.Read more…
BBC News – World
US candidates hold final rallies before election day
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hold rallies across the US as their campaigns come to an end.
RT – Daily news
Autonomous AI: New robots will learn as children do & set own goals
A new generation of self determining robots able to set their own goals and experiment and mimic the human learning process are under development as part of an EU-funded project led by Italian scientists. Read Full Article at RT.com
Computerworld
Carriers are going virtual to give enterprises more freedom
Starting carrier services like routing and security is getting faster and easier thanks to a new way of deploying them that doesn’t require specialized equipment at customer’s sites. The new approach, called virtualized business services, lets various carrier services run on standard infrastructure…
Mashable
Harry Potter fans believe this millennial Trump voter is IRL Draco Malfoy
Harry Potter fans certainly know how dark things can get when the world is being torn apart by opposing forces.  So when people pointed out a very blond young man casting his first vote for Donald Trump, it really spoke to the wizarding world on Twitter. SEE ALSO: Fans aren’t feeling too fantastic…
BBC News – World
Samsung raided in political corruption probe
South Korean prosecutors have raided the offices of Samsung Electronics as part of an investigation into the political scandal over President Park Geun-hye.
TechCrunch
Is thematic investing the future of venture capital?
 Over the last five years, the venture capital ecosystem has seen a significant rise in theme focused investment funds. SaaS funds, hardware funds and my latest guest’s focus, consumer funds have all proliferated. So here to discuss these shifts is Justin Caldbeck, the co-founder of Binary Capital. Value…
FiveThirtyEight
Senate Update: The Generic Ballot Is Hurting Democrats’ Chances
Our Senate forecasts — both polls-only and poll-plus — tipped toward Republicans late Monday, giving them about a 51 percent chance of maintaining their majority. While that technically makes the GOP a slight favorite, the fight for Senate control remains basically a coin flip. Still, our Senate forecasts…
FiveThirtyEight
Election Update: Clinton Gains, And The Polls Magically Converge
First things first: Hillary Clinton has a 70 percent chance of winning the election, according to both the FiveThirtyEight polls-only and polls-plus models. That’s up from a 65 percent chance on Sunday night, so Clinton has had a good run in the polls in the final days of the campaign. Clinton’s projected…
ReadWrite
Can this new wearable provide insight into epilepsy?
A new wearable system was introduced last month that is designed to help epilepsy patients receive proper care when needed.  The system, named MyCareCentric Epilepsy, combines a Microsoft Band wristband, a mobile app, machine learning, shared care records, and data analysis tools. MyCareCentric Epilepsy…
Mashable
Madonna plays surprise gig for Clinton in New York
Madonna had a crowd in New York City singing and snapping along to a rendition of John Lennon’s “Imagine” on Monday night — a final effort to galvanize support for Hillary Clinton.  Her surprise set came as Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi also performed for the Democratic candidate at a rally in…
Gizmodo
Surfing and BASE Jumping Off a Zip Line Is Something I’ve Never Seen Before
I’ve thought I’ve seen it all when it comes to BASE jumping and then I just watched the Flying Frenchies surf down a zip line at over 45 mph and then jump off in the middle of the line from nearly 2000 feet in the air in the Vercors mountain range. It is totally nuts and yet somehow manages to look natural…
Digital Trends
Popularity purchasers who buy fake ‘likes’ on social media could be hiring criminal botnets
Instant “social proof” via purchased social media likes and followers isn’t the sweet deal it may seem. Celebrities, performers, politicians, new businesses, or anyone else buying big bundles of fake followers are unknowingly paying cybercriminals who are using a botnet of hijacked Internet of Things…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
richard lampert discusses furniture collection at orgatec 2016
we interviewed richard lampert, who talked about his innovative material used in the ‘pip’ bench, the extension of the ‘tom’ family, and other pieces of his ‘let’s stick together’ furniture collection. The post richard lampert discusses furniture collection at orgatec 2016 appeared first on designboom…
ReadWrite
Smart cars just aren’t ready for the car wash
With progressing technology, autonomous vehicles are able to differentiate between dangerous obstacles and non-threatening objects much more easily and accurately than they used to. However, the car computers have still not perfected the process to the level that is needed for circumstances outside…
Mashable
FLOTUS goes all out in final impassioned speech at Clinton rally
Hillary Clinton’s Philadelphia rally on Monday night was the Democratic candidate’s final hurrah before Election Day — and the Obamas were there to let eveyone know they’re with her.  SEE ALSO: Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton are finally rallying together After performances from Bruce Springsteen…
Slashdot
Leaked NASA Paper Suggests The ‘Impossible’ EM Drive Really Does Work
A source close to NASA Eagleworks has leaked the test results of the ‘impossible’ EM Drive. While it’s important to note that the results that have been leaked haven’t been published in an academic journal, they do suggest that the system works and is capable of generating force of 1.2 millinewtons per…
Gizmodo
The Gizmodo Guide to Completely Avoiding Election Night
Barring the arrival of an Earth cleansing asteroid or an armed revolt, America’s nightmare election will be over in just a few short hours. (Remember, a certain candidate holding out on making a concession speech has no impact on the validity of the results of the election.) Until then, however, every…
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‘Pokémon Go’ might soon add Ditto and generation 2 monsters
If catch and daily bonuses aren’t enough to lure you back into playing Pokémon Go, maybe new monsters are. The SilphRoad has dissected newly added codes in the game’s files and found references to shapeshifting Ditto and 100 Generation 2 monsters, from #152 Chikorita to #251 Celebi. Ditto has been in…
BBC News – World
Hillary Clinton: ‘We build bridges not walls’
At a campaign event in Philadelphia, Hillary Clinton urges people to vote for an America where people “build bridges not walls.”
TechCrunch
A investor’s journey to embracing marijuana legalization
 While the concept of using cannabis evoked the image of a pothead smoking out of a giant bong, I found the industry had evolved significantly. Licensed doctors can prescribe marijuana in liquid, edible, and pill forms measured out to an exact dosage just like you might take any other prescription. Read…
BBC News – World
Hoax broadcasts made to passenger planes in Melbourne
Australian police investigate 15 hoax transmissions to planes over Melbourne, including one that forced an aborted landing.
TechCrunch
Figuring out what comes after gene sequencing in China
 In recent years, a crop of companies have emerged that are using genomic sequencing to detect diseases in order to prevent the negative outcome of those diseases. It’s led to a budding ecosystem of startups that are crunching the data, as well as the cost of that sequencing coming down. But while we’re…
RT – Daily news
US-backed fighters advance on ISIS ‘capital’ Raqqa
Backed by US advisers and coalition airstrikes, Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters have begun advancing on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa. Meanwhile, the top US general met with his Turkish counterpart to plan for future operations in Syria. Read Full Article at RT.com
Top News – MIT Technology Review
Companies Bet on Designer Bacteria as New Way to Treat Disease
Synthetic biologists are developing genetically modified bacteria that you swallow, but no one knows yet how they should be regulated.
Mises Institute
We Need More Stuff — Not More Jobs
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssGlobal EconomyU.S. HistoryWe Need More Stuff — Not More Jobs Political Theory 0 Views As always in an election year, the public clamors for more jobs. Understandably, being unemployed for any reason is a deplorable (did I just use that word?) position…
Mises Institute
3 Problems with Protectionism
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssTaxes and Spending3 Problems with Protectionism Political Theory 0 Views 2016 is shaping up to be “the Year of Protectionism” in American politics. Indeed, during the second presidential debate this year, in a race to show which candidate was more protectionist,…
Mises Institute
The Democracy of the Marketplace
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssThe Democracy of the Marketplace Monopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory 0 Views The word democracy is conspicuously absent in the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights. The framers feared it, and so limited federal power with…
Mises Institute
The 2016 Election’s Silver Lining
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssStrategyThe 2016 Election’s Silver LiningPolitical Theory 0 Views [Excerpt from the Dallas-Ft. Worth Mises Circle, November 5.]Silver Lining: The Media has Lost Control of the NarrativeI want to talk about some of the silver linings in this awful election,…
RT – Daily news
Majority of Japanese advocate ‘flexible approach’ to Kuril Islands dispute with Russia – poll
Only a quarter of Japanese people support their government’s line when it comes to the Kuril Islands dispute, where Tokyo seeks to secure full sovereignty over four Russian Far East islets, a new survey has revealed. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mobile Magazine
Samsung Gear S3 Smartwatch Launches November 18: Pre-orders Already Being Accepted
At a time when Samsung is facing a global disaster with its fire-bombing Note 7 exploding batteries, and at a time when smartwatch sales are tanking, don’t count out Samsung yet. They might just have a trick or two left up their pants, er, sleeves rather. Samsung’s production lines are all set to release…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
jacob down visualizes the complex flight paths of seagulls in ‘sky scribbles’
the paths create a clamorous and noisy pattern that echoes the harsh call cornwall’s seagulls. The post jacob down visualizes the complex flight paths of seagulls in ‘sky scribbles’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
BBC News – World
Ladies first: How US politics got left behind
On Tuesday the US may elect its first female leader. Dozens of other countries got there first.
Digital Trends
Facebook wants to replace LinkedIn as the essential platform for job seekers
Facebook has its sights set on poaching LinkedIn’s 467 million users with the limited launch of its latest feature aimed at businesses and job seekers. The new test sees select Facebook Pages receive access to a “jobs” tab which can be used to advertize new positions, and actively recruit workers. The…
The Next Web
Android Auto will turn your phone into an in-dash display for your car
Two years ago, Google’s idea for Android Auto was pretty cool: Allow people to connect their phones to their car infotainment systems so they could get directions, answer calls and control music playback without having to reach for their handsets. And while Android Auto supports about 200 models, there’s…
Mises Institute
“The Will of the People” Is a Myth
Tags A A U.S. HistoryHome | Feed | Blog.rss”The Will of the People” Is a MythPolitical Theory 0 Views 3 hours agoWhile it is rarely stated explicitly, the legitimacy of the modern American electoral system is founded on the idea of majority rule. Because of this, at the conclusion…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Cosmic-ray detector finds possible crack in Earth’s magnetic shield
Mumbai (UPI) Nov 3, 2016 The world’s largest, most sensitive cosmic-ray detector has identified a potential crack in Earth’s magnetic field. The weakness was revealed by a burst of galactic cosmic rays, detected by GRAPES-3 during a severe geomagnetic storm in June 2015. The storm as triggered…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Towards better metallic glasses
Bristol, UK (SPX) Nov 03, 2016 Researchers from the University of Bristol have used state-of-the-art computer simulation to test a theory from the 1950s that when atoms organise themselves into 3D pentagons they supress crystallisation. The theory by renowned Bristol physicist, Sir Charles…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
US general says missile system in S. Korea in 8-10 months
Seoul (AFP) Nov 4, 2016 The United States will deploy an advanced missile defense system in South Korea in eight to 10 months despite strong objections from China and Russia, a US military chief said Friday. Seoul and Washington agreed to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Researchers bring eyewear-free 3-D capabilities to small screen
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 02, 2016 Convertible video displays that offer both 2D and 3D imaging without the need of any eyewear offer greater convenience to users who would otherwise have to keep track of yet another accessory. Such autostereoscopic displays have already hit the TV market, but the…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Weakness is good when controlling light
Buffalo NY (SPX) Nov 02, 2016 It’s a paradox that has long vexed researchers in the field of optics. To control a light source, another light source that uses as much energy – if not more – is often required. The setup works, but it’s not efficient. A new study reports that researchers have…
Gear Patrol
How to Travel Faster and Smarter During the Holidays
Thanksgiving kicks off the busiest travel period of the year: the holidays. Don’t let it get the best of you. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Last Chance to Win a Weekend Trip
It’s all-inclusive, from the gear you’ll need to the silver Audi you’ll drive. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
If You’re a Contrarian, You’ll Love These Weird Watches
The watch industry takes itself seriously. But sometimes the most WTF-worthy watches are the most memorable ones. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
This Eyewear Company Wants to Save Midwestern Manufacturing
Can State Optical Co.’s factory in Chicago be a magnet for more eyewear brands? …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Deals of Note: November 8, 2016
How to save on a Mountain Hardwear tent, a pair of Nikes and more. …Read More »
Next Big Future
China develop military power projection capabilities
China’s military is developing ships, submarines, aircraft, intelligence systems and foreign bases in a bid to become a global military power, according to a forthcoming congressional China commission report.Global Firepower list China behind Russia and both behind the USA in military power.Some studies…
BBC News – World
Philippines court grants Ferdinand Marcos a hero’s burial
The Supreme Court says the body of former leader Ferdinand Marcos can be moved to the Heroes’ Cemetery.
Mashable
‘Aussies for Hillary’ warn of dangers of an ‘orange-haired menace’
Want to hear the most Australian sound in the worst? Check out the accents on these two “sheilas.” In a skit simply titled “Aussies for Hillary,” two comedians lay down a few “honest truths” and apologise for a few Australian indiscretions, like Rupert Murdoch and Crocodile Dundee 2. Lisa Davey…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Flexible solar tiles to make move inside and recycle artificial light
Roofs have long been the realm of solar panels, right up to Tesla’s announcement a few weeks ago of energy-harvesting roofing tiles, but solar panels can also be hiding in windows and walls, and soon, might make their way indoors too. A Virginia Tech team is developing low-cost, flexible solar…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Will temperature extremes increase in Northeast Asia?
Beijing, China (SPX) Nov 08, 2016 Northeast Asia includes the areas of Northeast China, the Russian Far East, Japan and the Korean Peninsula. Climate variability and change impose enormous challenges for this region, with its rapidly developing economy and large population. Natural climate…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Laser particles could provide sharper images of tissues
Boston MA (SPX) Nov 08, 2016 A new imaging technique developed by scientists at MIT, Harvard University, and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) aims to illuminate cellular structures in deep tissue and other dense and opaque materials. Their method uses tiny particles embedded in the material,…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Economic impact of inland waterway disruptions: Potentially billions
Knoxville TN (SPX) Nov 07, 2016 What would happen if a lengthy disruption befell the major mode of transportation of U.S. corn and soybeans? What ramifications would that have on U.S. producers and the national economy? How would that affect U.S. competitiveness in world grain markets? While…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Study highlights a new threat to bees worldwide
Norwich UK (SPX) Nov 07, 2016 Particularly under threat are honey bees, which are as vital to our food systems as the crops they pollinate, and which are prone to a range of emergent diseases including Moku and Deformed wing virus (DWV). The Moku virus was identified through a collaboration of institutes…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Impact of sea smell overestimated by present climate models
Leipzig, Germany (SPX) Nov 08, 2016 The formation of sulfur dioxide from the oxidation of dimethyl sulfide (DMS) and, thus, of cooling clouds over the oceans seems to be overvalued in current climate models. This concludes scientists from the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS) from…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
How the chicken crossed the Red Sea
St. Louis MO (SPX) Nov 08, 2016 The discarded bone of a chicken leg, still etched with teeth marks from a dinner thousands of years ago, provides some of the oldest known physical evidence for the introduction of domesticated chickens to the continent of Africa, research from Washington University…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Satellites help scientists see forests for the trees amid climate change
Edmonton, Canada (SPX) Nov 03, 2016 Scientists have found a way to use satellites to track photosynthesis in evergreens – a discovery that could improve our ability to assess the health of northern forests amid climate change. An international team of researchers used satellite sensor data…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Nightlights under the sea
Newark DE (SPX) Nov 07, 2016 A new study published in Scientific Reports by University of Delaware researchers and colleagues reveals that 100 feet below the surface of the ocean is a critical depth for ecological activity in the Arctic polar night – a period of near continuous winter darkness. …
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Sentinel satellites reveal east-west shift in Italian quake
Paris (ESA) Nov 08, 2016 New information on the effects of the 30 October earthquake that struck central Italy continues to emerge as scientists analyse radar scans from satellites. Using radar imagery from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellites, Italian experts have identified significant east-west…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Ebola adapted to better infect humans during 2013-2016 epidemic
London, UK (SPX) Nov 08, 2016 Researchers have identified mutations in Ebola virus that emerged during the 2013-2016 Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa that increased the ability of the virus to infect human cells, two independent teams of researchers are reporting November 3 in Cell. “Ebola…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Climate change challenges authoritarian China: experts
Shanghai (AFP) Nov 7, 2016 The gleaming towers of Shanghai belie the Chinese commercial hub’s vulnerability to climate change, and the city is spending billions to try to protect itself, but experts say the country’s authoritarian system is a hidden weakness. According to a report last year by…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New study to help growers implement water treatment, minimize food safety risks
Faith Critzer, a food safety specialist with University of Tennessee Extension, will lead a new multistate research and outreach project to help fruit and vegetable growers mitigate the risks their water sources might pose to the safety of their produce.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
India trying to fix hacked websites of 7 of its embassies
Indian officials were trying Tuesday to restore the websites of seven Indian embassies in Europe and Africa that were hacked and had data dumped online.
Gear Patrol
Unsure What to Think of Cuba-America Relations? Ask Cuban-Americans.
Opinions, politics and principles dominate the conversation about Cuba. For those with connections to the island, there’s even more to it than that. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Today in Gear: November 8, 2016
A military-inspired parka, a Leica camera kit, an analog fitness tracker and much more. …Read More »
BBC News – World
Rurik Jutting, British banker, guilty of Hong Kong murders
British banker Rurik Jutting is found guilty of the sadistic murders of two women in Hong Kong.
RT – Daily news
Brain stimulation to help US drone operators, airmen perform better at multitasking – study
Many military jobs are mentally draining, so much so that US military scientists have developed a device to improve the cognitive abilities of servicemen by sending electrical pulses to specific parts of the brain’s cortex to help neurons fire. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechCrunch
London fintech startup Soldo launches multi-user spending account for families
 London fintech startup Soldo — founded by tech veteran Carlo Gualandri who previously helped create Italy’s first online bank — is launching a multi-user spending account. The cloud-based service, which has been 18 months in the making and is currently available in the U.K. and Italy, is designed to…
Brain Pickings
On Nonconformity: Artist Ben Shahn’s Spirited Defense of Nonconformists as Society’s Engine of Growth and Greatness
“Without the nonconformist, any society of whatever degree of perfection must fall into decay.” “Society,” Emerson wrote in his timeless treatise on self-reliance and what it really means to be a nonconformist, “is a joint-stock company, in which the members agree, for the better securing of his bread…
Discover Magazine
Watch intense rivers of atmospheric moisture spray the Pacific Northwest like a firehose
In recent weeks, atmospheric rivers have also helped ease the drought in Northern California. During this past weekend and into Monday of this week, parts of British Columbia were hosed with copious, flood-inducing precipitation, thanks to at least two so-called ‘atmospheric rivers’ originating…
PCWorld
SAP aims to simplify innovation with update to HANA in-memory database
SAP wants businesses struggling to keep up with the pace of innovation in its HANA in-memory database to relax as it readies a new version, to be known as HANA 2.Since introducing HANA in 2010, SAP has been releasing updates twice a year, providing customers with new capabilities but also pushing them…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Model offers insight into how life continues to evolve
(Phys.org)—One of the most puzzling things about evolution is that, even after 4 billion years, it hasn’t stopped. Instead of culminating in a single best adapted species, today the Earth contains an estimated 8.7 million different species, all of which will one day die out as a variety of new species…
Mashable
Lenovo’s latest smartphone in India has a mammoth 6.4-inch display, dual cameras
If you are into large smartphones and market’s current offering in India aren’t cutting it for you, Lenovo’s new phone in the country may be something worth considering.  SEE ALSO: Lenovo launches Moto Z and Moto Z Play modular smartphones in India Lenovo today launched the Phab 2 Plus in India, which…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Obama makes final campaign push for Clinton ahead of election
Barack Obama on Monday harnessed history and all of his oratorical skill in a final push to help Hillary Clinton become the first woman elected president of the United States.
Next Big Future
Air Force wants next generation fighter to be operational by 2025-2029
In January, 2017, the US Air Force the service will begin an 18-month analysis of alternatives that will help determine the PCA (Penetrating Counter Air) platform by examining the ability to reach supersonic speeds in different configurations while maintaining a stealth signature and manoeuvrability….
Cool Tools
Bernz-O-Matic Micro Flame Butane Torch Kit
I’ve had this torch for several years now. The reason I like this torch over the many out there is that it has attachments for the front. The one I prefer the most is the heat gun attachment. When used this way, the flame is initially used to make the element glow red hot, then you cut the flame and…
Digital Trends
This awesome periodic table shows us how we actually use all those elements
Present the periodic table without warning to a room full of people and the reactions are likely to be diverse. There’ll be those whose faces break instantly into expressions of warm recognition, with some perhaps feeling compelled to point out favorites while chuckling fondly as they share related…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
MIT rolls out driverless scooter
Make way autonomous cars, because now there are autonomous scooters. A team from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory has developed a self-driving mobility scooter using algorithms that not only allow users to sit back and enjoy the ride, but could be applied across…
RT – Daily news
Netanyahu rejects France’s Middle East peace conference, wants direct talks with Abbas
A French peace initiative aimed at allaying Israeli/Palestinian tensions has effectively stalled after Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu refused to meet France’s Pierre Vimont and participate in the proposed Paris conference. Read Full Article at RT.com
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Privacy concerns grow over plan for massive French database
The French government’s plan to create a massive database compiling the biometric information of some 60 million people drew new criticism Monday, with a state watchdog group calling it a “door open to misuse”.
ArchDaily
Highlights at the 2016 Dutch Design Week Center on Reinventing the Humble Brick
© Nick Bookelar The strength of Dutch Design Week (DDW), held annually at the end of October, lies primarily in product design. Although the event has expanded over the past five years to incorporate more fashion, graphics and architecture, small-scale industrial design has retained its preeminence….
RT – Daily news
France, China to help develop Iranian gas fields
French company Total and China’s CNPC are to sign a major deal with Iran for the development of its gas fields. This will mark the first Western and Chinese energy investment in the Islamic Republic since the loosening of international sanctions in January. Read Full Article at RT.com
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Semiconductor-free microelectronics are now possible, thanks to metamaterials (w/video)
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Driving a single microtubule with light
Slashdot
Long-Range Projectiles For Navy’s Newest Ship Too Expensive To Shoot
An anonymous reader writes: The USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) is the U.S. Navy’s latest warship, commissioned just last month — and it comes with the biggest guns the Navy has deployed since the twilight of the battleships. But it turns out the Zumwalt’s guns won’t be getting much of a workout any time soon,…
BBC News – World
Migrant crisis: Hungary MPs reject Orban anti-refugee bill
Hungary’s parliament rejects an attempt by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to rebuff an EU refugee quota.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
The best T-Mobile plans in November 2016
The best T-Mobile plans and its ‘Uncarrier’ features really set this network apart from other US mobile operators. As of November 2016, it has the most attractive plans for any customer who wants the best perks for the cheapest price. Even if you’ve found T-Mobile to be your right carrier, choosing…
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The best Verizon Wireless plans in November 2016
Verizon Wireless plans have recently changed, giving you more data if you’re a heavy phone users, or charging you more money if you’re a lightweight on data. After thoroughly analyzing and comparing the new Verizon plans for November, we’ve listed a thorough breakdown of the best options. We took everything…
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The best AT&T phones available in November 2016
The best AT&T phone for November now include Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. That’s not to mention two already great Samsung phones have been on the network for months, not counting the discontinued Samsung Galaxy Note 7, of course. No need to fret about decisions, because we’ve gone ahead and…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
The best AT&T plans in November 2016
Choosing the best AT&T plan is among the most confusing decision you’ll have to make regarding a phone this year, but if you’re looking for help this November, you’ve come to the right place.Finding a solid network to wholly place your trust in is only half the battle; the real challenge is often…
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The hunt for aliens has begun at Australia’s Parkes Radio Telescope
In July 2015, Russian internet entrepreneur Yuri Milner announced that he would be giving $100 million to the ‘Breakthrough Listen’ initiative – the biggest hunt for aliens that the world has ever seen.The project begun on the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia, and at Lick Observatory in California,…
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The best Verizon phones available in November 2016
You need the best Verizon phone to go with one of the best networks in the US. After all, you didn’t sign up with the such a big-name carrier to cheap out on the handset. With the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus on sale and the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL competing for your attention, picking the…
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The best Sprint plans in November 2016
Big changes for the best Sprint plans are underway, now that the iPhone 7 is out. It’s the US mobile network with some of the cheapest rates, even if (and maybe because) it’s not the most popular. As of November 2016, it has a six-tier plan and also sticks with two unlimited plans, one with more throttling…
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Microsoft adds expensive database software to Office 365
Microsoft is bolting its Access database software onto Office 365 subscription plans aimed at small businesses.It’s been several years since the app has been available outside of the more heavyweight enterprise Office 365 subscriptions, but Microsoft has just announced that Access is returning to Office…
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UTHealth Clinical Trial Shows Progress Using Stem Cells to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury
A recent news release from the UTHealth research team documents impressive results from a clinical trial demonstrating the use of stem cell therapy to treat patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
designboom | architecture & design magazine
AEPioneer installs an immersive 80m-long light tunnel in tehran
ranging from calming blue to striking red, the installation creates unexpected abstractions of landscapes and spaces. The post AEPioneer installs an immersive 80m-long light tunnel in tehran appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Stylish teardrop trailer made ready for off-road adventures
Not long ago, Denver-based Timberleaf Trailers revealed one of the most stylish teardrops out there, a cozy camping trailer with thoughtful accents and details throughout. Now, the company has committed to making its trailer lineup a bit more rugged, offering an off-road package designed for…
Mobile Magazine
A Weekly Roundup of the Tech World’s Unique and Sometimes Weird Happenings
This week’s sometimes unique and sometimes weird top stories will definitely show you that technology today is not only advancing, but often takes too many turns to the side to create other things beyond what’s normal. Tesla’s Solar Roof Tiles Elon Musk of Tesla recently unveiled its new solar roof tiles…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Bruker Introduces Nanoscratch Capability for Nanomechanical Testing
Bruker’s Nano Surfaces Division today announced the release of a nanoscale scratch option for its NanoForce Nanomechanical Testing System. The new option brings the industry-leading low-noise floor,…
BBC News – World
Mosul battle: Experts probe IS mass grave at Hamam al-Alil
Iraqi forensic experts investigate a mass grave found by troops advancing towards IS-held Mosul.
WIRED
What the Data Nerds Are Watching Out For on Election Night
The signs are there if you know what to look for—and these nine electioneers will be watching for some pretty specific data. The post What the Data Nerds Are Watching Out For on Election Night appeared first on WIRED.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Ship-shaped office grants rooftop views from the lobby
Following its pyramid-shaped high-rise Via 57 West, BIG is making waves in the United States again with its latest completed project in the country. 1200 Intrepid Avenue features a facade that curves like the bow of a ship and has a periscope integrated into its lobby. .. Continue…
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HDR: welcome to the next big shift in home entertainment
Updated: HDR content has finally come to YouTube, meaning that videos that have been shot in the format will now be available to view with all the benefits of high-dynamic range.Original article below…When it comes to the future of television 4K might be stealing a lot of the limelight, but it might…
Mashable
Prince Harry hits back at ‘sexist and racist’ trolling of girlfriend Meghan Markle
Prince Harry’s girlfriend Meghan Markle has reportedly been “subject to a wave of abuse and harassment”, according to a statement from Kensington Palace. SEE ALSO: 8 tips for an American who wants to marry Prince Harry Speculation has been mounting about Prince Harry’s connection to the 35-year-old…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Giant radio telescope turns to new-found nearby planet
Breakthrough Listen, the 10-year, $100-million astronomical search for intelligent life beyond Earth launched in 2015 by Internet entrepreneur Yuri Milner and Stephen Hawking, today announced its first observations using the Parkes Radio Telescope in New South Wales, Australia.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researcher presents work to understand formation of the universe
A Manchester-based astrophysicist has presented research at a major international conference which is expected to provide scientists with valuable insights into the behaviour of gravity in the early stages of the universe, allowing them to better understand the forces that created it.
RT – Daily news
Germany must detach foreign policy from US, whether Trump or Clinton wins – think tank
A leading German think tank has urged the government to redirect its foreign policy toward gaining more independence from the United States, regardless of who becomes the next US president. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
It’s U.S. election day and Britain’s in meltdown over Toblerone bars
LONDON — Coming back from holiday and picking up a Toblerone at the airport is a time-honoured British tradition. SEE ALSO: Top 13 worst British candies that deserve a special place in hell With its sizeable hunks of chocolate and trademark, triangular shape, the spiky Swiss bar has long held a place…
Architizer
The Fifth Façade: Radical Roofscapes Across South Korea
Whether through a single, elegant detail or an entire building mass, exceptional design elevates architecture above commodity, and few places showcase this practice like South Korea. Reinterpreting historic building methods, the country has become a testing ground for formal expression and spatial…
Computerworld
Facebook is bringing artsy neural networks to a phone near you
Facebook users will be able to record smartphone videos that ape the style of famous artworks with a new feature unveiled Tuesday. Using a technique called style transfer, the feature takes live video and turns it into something that resembles the work of Van Gogh, Picasso and other artists. That…
Newswise: SciNews
Northwestern Medicine Scientists Use Advanced Technology to Better Understand a Devastating Neurodegenerative Disorder
According to a recent study published in JAMA Neurology, Northwestern Medicine scientists have examined more than a century of data of the genetic makeup of ataxias, a neurodegenerative disorder, to better understand the different forms of this devastating disease and how it affects patients. This research…
Phys.org: Physics News
Researchers find path for light through opaque materials
Shining a light through opaque materials seems impossible. And yet, researchers at the Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science (Utrecht University) and the University of Twente have managed to increase the transmission of light through an opaque material by shining it along special paths. This could…
How-To Geek
How to Install Windows on a Chromebook
Chromebooks don’t officially support Windows. You normally can’t even install Windows—Chromebooks ship with a special type of BIOS designed for Chrome OS. But there are ways to install Windows on many Chromebook models, if you’re willing to get your hands dirty.Click Here to Continue Reading
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Stressed Out Rats Drink More Alcohol. Sound Familiar?
We’ve all been there: after a particularly long and stressful day, nothing sounds better than heading to the nearest watering hole for a drink. There’s a reason for this—stress and alcohol target similar neural systems, particularly the brain’s reward center. The problem is chronic stress, rather than…
BBC News – World
German police arrest five in raid on ‘IS network’
A senior Islamist is among five people arrested in police raids in Germany, reports say.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Natural disasters are affecting some of Australia’s most disadvantaged communities
Bushfires have been the most common natural disaster in New South Wales over the past decade, according to our study published today in Nature’s Scientific Reports.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
There’s still lots to learn about Australia’s flood patterns
The journal Climatic Change has published a special edition of review papers discussing major natural hazards in Australia. This article is the first in a series looking at those threats in detail.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Citizen scientists sought to help save turtles from extinction
As turtles in Australia leave the safety of their nests and head to dry land to mate this November, Western Sydney University researchers are calling on Australians to log any sightings on a web app.
BBC News – World
Virtual reality journey explores atom bomb-hit Nagasaki
Schoolchildren experience aftermath of Nagasaki atomic bomb through 3D computer model.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Middle East dust storm not caused by conflict, study finds
Climate change, not the ongoing regional conflict, was behind last year’s huge dust storm in the Middle East, according to new research published in Environmental Research Letters.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Clean vehicle rebates benefit wealthy, white Californians, study finds
Have you applied for and received a rebate from California’s clean vehicle incentive program? If so, odds are you live in a high-income neighborhood and not one with a majority Hispanic or African American population, according to a study in the latest issue of the Transportation Research Record.
Digital Trends
Ringly, maker of smart rings and bracelets, launches its Aries Holiday 2016 line
For those unfamiliar with Ringly, a New York-based maker of internet-connected bangles and baubles, it’s all too easy to dismiss its smart jewelry as a gimmick. But unlike much of its competition, Ringly puts design on a pedestal: technology plays second fiddle to aesthetics. For proof, you needn’t look…
RT – Daily news
First tickets for 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia go on sale
The first batch of tickets for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia matches went on sale on Tuesday for Visa customers. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Leave those kids alone! Thousands of schoolchildren being spied on without their knowledge
At least 1,000 schools have installed software that allows teachers to monitor their students’ internet activity, but most schools have failed to inform youngsters that they are being watched. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Trump accuses tiny Singapore of stealing U.S. jobs, immediately gets trolled
During his rally speech in Florida on Sunday, republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pointed at the usual job-thieving suspects that are stealing work from America — China, India and Singapore. Wait, tiny Singapore? Manufacturing hotbeds like China and India are typical targets for Trump’s anti-offshore…
SpaceNews.com
Letter raises questions about SpaceX fueling plans and committee roles
WASHINGTON — Criticism by one NASA advisory committee of SpaceX’s plans to conduct commercial crew missions has also raised questions about the roles and responsibilities of those advisory committees. On Nov. 4, NASA released a letter submitted to the agency last December by Thomas Stafford, the former…
inStash
Immerse Yourself Further In Virtual Reality With Telepod Chair
Okay, so we can all agree that Virtual Reality is the future. Although no one can deny how powerful that first virtual reality experience can be, the … Read More
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Sam’s Club Black Friday Deals Sneak Peek!
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Macworld
13-inch MacBook Pro review: Too many tradeoffs
The wait for overhauled MacBook Pros is over, so let the shakeup begin. This entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro with a 2GHz Core i5 and function keys is a great replacement for my 13-inch MacBook Air. Whether it’s powerful enough for MacBook Pro power users is another story, and depends on your exact…
TechCrunch
Electric Jukebox, a new streaming music startup, debuts £169 service for casual fans
 Streaming music subscriptions have not yet reached the critical mass that physical music sales and ownership once had, but some argue that this is due mainly to product-market fit, since many of the services have been built around the concept of a small pool of dedicated music fans rather than vast…
Mashable
The guy who started the bathroom controversy may have a tough time getting re-elected
Gov. Pat McCrory ignited a boycott of North Carolina by sports teams, public figures and entertainers after he signed the “Bathroom Bill” in March.  Read more…More about Mashable Video, Bathroom Bill, Real Time Video, Real Time, and Us World
The Next Web
Why are technology adverts so terrible?
Earlier today, Asus asked its Twitter followers a simple question. Women were asked to choose between a “hunk with a #cat” and a “ever-so-charming guy with the #ZenBook 3” as a potential romantic partner. Similarly, blokes were asked to pick whether they’d want to date a “cute girl with a #cat” or a…
Scientific American Content: Global
Seafaring Spiders Made It around the World–in 8 Million Years
A genus of coastal arachnids traversed Earth’s vastest oceans to conquer Chile, Africa and Australasia  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
designboom | architecture & design magazine
architects of invention reveal copenhagen church renovation with fractal envelope
the competition entry sees the renovation of sydhavnen church where its angular verticality will be taken advantage of for the internal programs. The post architects of invention reveal copenhagen church renovation with fractal envelope appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Coolest Gadgets
Philips Crystalclear display brings QHD viewing experience for the prosumer
Ask any professional who works with digital artwork and design, and he or she will tell you that it is of utmost importance to obtain a display that is full well capable of handling all that you throw at it, in addition to making sure that your eyes will also be able to handle the long hours of staring…
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The best free video converter 2016
The best and fastest free video converter There are many reasons why you might want to convert videos between formats. You might want to play a particular video on a device that has limited storage and there need to reduce the size of the file. You might want to keep your entire video collection in…
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AOC’s huge 200Hz monitor is a smooth operator with ‘extreme’ curves
Want a big monitor – like, really big? With a curved display? And a storming fast refresh rate? Then you may just want to check out the latest offering from AOC which it claims offers ‘extreme immersion’ for your gaming (or indeed movie viewing).That comes courtesy of a 35-inch VA panel (with a 21:9…
Lifehacker
The Awkward Dork’s Guide to Karaoke
If you’ve never sung karaoke, it might seem like a nightmare. You’re standing in front of a bunch of random people, singing all by yourself, and praying the monitor with the lyrics doesn’t go out. But a lot of your fears are unfounded, and there are plenty of things you can do to ease yourself into the…
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Australian unions call coal closures inevitable, demand a “just transition”
Organized labor knows that a change is coming. They suggest it might be time to start planning.
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Tesla acquires a German automation company to accelerate vehicle production
Tesla has agreed to acquire Grohmann Engineering, a German firm that specializes in automated manufacturing. Founder Klaus Grohmann will also be joining Tesla and will head a new division within the automaker called Tesla Advanced Automation Germany. Tesla plans to add an additional 1,000 engineering…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Apple Tells Suppliers to Expect Strong MacBook Pro Shipments Going into 2017
Apple has told part and component manufacturers of its new MacBook Pro line-up to expect strong shipments to last until at least the end of 2016, according to sources in the upstream supply chain (via DigiTimes). Apple is reportedly optimistic about fourth-quarter sales of its new notebooks and expects…
DigsDigs
Modern Solis House For Indoor-Outdoor Living
Known as Solis, the Hamilton Island house was designed by Renato D’Ettorre Architects. Solis was created from concrete, stone, block work and glass resulting in a succession of dramatic volumes incorporating aerial living spaces and private roofed outdoor zones. The residence is an open living and environmentally…
Founterior
The Advantages That Come With Having a Home Built
  Are you in the market to purchase a home? In order to get the right home, you will have […] The post The Advantages That Come With Having a Home Built appeared first on Founterior.
New Scientist – Online news
Controversial India-Japan nuclear deal to be signed this week
Under a deal expected to be signed on Friday, Japan can supply nuclear technology to India, which is not a signatory to the nuclear non-proliferation treaty
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Americans Are Still Freer Than Most, But the Trend Line Are Worrying
Election Day is upon us and Americans are heading to the voting booths by the millions. The choices before the electorate are, by and large, deeply unappetizing and, whatever the outcome of the elections, America’s freedoms and institutions will likely continue to take a beating in the years to come….
Mashable
The first of the results have been counted in this small U.S. township
Clinton beats Trump 4 to 2. SEE ALSO: #HillaryForPrision is trending, but not for the reason Clinton haters think Albeit not the final outcome of the US election, but the first of the results to come in from the township of Dixville Notch in New Hampshire, which traditionally votes early on Election…
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How to Be a Better Forgiver
Four tips from experts on letting bygones go  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
VentureBeat
Google Cloud Platform launches in Tokyo, its 6th region globally
Google has added a new zone to its Cloud Platform infrastructure business with the opening of the Asia-Northeast1 region in Tokyo. This takes the total number of Google Cloud Platform regions around the world to six, adding to the three existing ones in the U.S., one in Belgium, and one in Taiwan. Local…
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New AMD Radeon graphics cards promise 5K to the masses
AMD has announced the imminent availability of its new Polaris-based Radeon Pro WX cards (which replace the FirePro brand aimed at pro users).There are three offerings in the Radeon Pro WX series which is targeted at workstations, and AMD claims they offer plenty of oomph alongside power efficiency –…
BBC News – World
Could robots and smart bags improve airport efficiency?
Ashleigh Nghiem looks at some of the technology being developed to help airport passengers with check-in and bag drop.
Discover Magazine
The Brain Basis of Hating Cheese?
Do you find gruyère gross? Are you repelled by roquefort? Neuroscientists are now investigating why this might be. A new paper claims to reveal The Neural Bases of Disgust for Cheese. French (heh) researchers Jean-Pierre Royet and colleagues used fMRI to scan 15 people who liked cheese…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
World’s first streetlights powered by footsteps installed in Las Vegas
Think clean energy and solar panels and wind turbines typically come to mind. But what if the simple act of walking could create emissions-free electricity? Las Vegas is proving that kinetic energy is a real world solution to the harmful carbon pollution coming from powering up our society. The city…
Physics News
New theory of gravity might explain dark matter
A new theory of gravity might explain the curious motions of stars in galaxies. Emergent gravity, as the new theory is called, predicts the exact same deviation of motions that is usually explained …
Phys.org: Physics News
Close to absolute zero, electrons exhibit their quantum nature
What would happen if an electric current no longer flowed, but trickled instead? This was the question investigated by researchers working with Christian Ast at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research. Their investigation involved cooling their scanning tunnelling microscope down to a fifteen…
Lifehacker
Your Election Day Survival Guide to Long Lines and Confusing Ballots
If you’re getting ready to hit the polls today, you should be prepared. Know what’s on your ballot, bring something to read (or maybe an external battery pack), and get ready for long lines. Here’s a video guide to get you through it.Read more…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
VIAFLO ASSIST Increases Consistency of Tissue Typing
INTEGRA announces that their VIAFLO ASSIST personal pipetting assistant has been optimized for use with Linkage Biosciences LinkSēq™ tissue typing products. The VIAFLO ASSIST has been…
Geek.com
It’s Your Duty as an American to Send Voters Pizza
It’s Election Day 2016, which means the world will be watching with baited breath as the nation with the largest military in the world decides who will be pointing the guns — Hillary […]
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
NASA small satellites will take a fresh look at Earth
Beginning this month, NASA is launching a suite of six next-generation, Earth-observing small satellite missions to demonstrate innovative new approaches for studying our changing planet.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Changing cell behavior could boost biofuels, medicine
A computer scientist at Washington University in St. Louis has developed a way to coax cells to do natural things under unnatural circumstances, which could be useful for stem cell research, gene therapy and biofuel production.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Linac 4 reached its energy goal
CERN’s new linear accelerator (Linac 4) has now accelerated a beam up to its design energy, 160 MeV. This important milestone of the accelerator’s commissioning phase took place on 25 October.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Insects can teach us how to create better technologies
If you put all humans living on the planet into an imaginary tin like sardines, the tin would be 2km long, wide and high. Amazingly, all the ants in the world would fill a similar-sized tin. Yet, despite their huge numbers, insects such as ants manage to thrive without overwhelming the natural world.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
For the first generation to grow up on Facebook, online identities hold both promise and pitfall
Despite suggestions that young people are losing interest in the platform, its 1.5 billion users still puts Facebook at the centre of social media. The site was launched in 2004, and so those meeting Facebook’s minimum age requirement of 13 will, in 2017, be the first generation for whom Facebook has…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Ancient toothed turtles survived until 160m years ago
Today’s turtles don’t have teeth; they cut off their food using hard ridges on their jaws. But their ancestors were not so dentally challenged. A team of international researchers including Dr. Márton Rabi from the Biogeology Lab of the University of Tübingen has now discovered that turtles with remnants…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study maps out ways to pay for climate-related loss and damage
Climate-related catastrophes are expensive, whether they come on suddenly, like the thousand-year flood in Louisiana in August 2016, or move slowly and inexorably, like desertification in Turkey. A new paper by researchers at Brown University’s Climate and Development Lab outlines financial instruments…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Energy storage project to help homes be less reliant on grid
A new project to install ground-breaking solar energy storage technology in The Meadows area of Nottingham has just been given the green light.
Digital Trends
Leaked NASA paper suggests the ‘impossible’ Emdrive engine actually works
If us Earthlings are ever going to travel vast distances into deep space at speeds that won’t have us tapping our fingers and asking the captain, “Are we there yet?”, then scientists are going to have to develop a seriously efficient propulsion system to make it happen. Current methods can indeed transport…
Fast Company
For Sexual Assault Survivors, The Trauma Won’t End On Election Day
The misogynistic rhetoric of Election 2016 has reopened wounds for countless women. They will need support long after the polls close. The misogynistic rhetoric of Election 2016 has reopened wounds for countless women. They will need support long after the polls close.Every Monday…
Fast Company
The Hidden Caregiving Crisis That The Election Won’t Solve
The number of U.S. workers struggling to care for ill or aging loved ones is growing fast. But the support they need isn’t. The number of U.S. workers struggling to care for ill or aging loved ones is growing fast. But the support they need isn’t.One in five workers today are caring…
Latest news
Tesco Bank blames sophisticated cyberattack for thefts, customers’ online transactions remain frozen
National Crime Agency and Information Commissioner’s office investigating breach which has led to Tesco Bank freezing all online transactions.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
7 bee hotels for our favorite pollinators
Related: Bees placed on the endangered species list for the very first time Images via ©Stephane Spach, screenshot, PopTarts Works,
Latest news
Android 7.0 Nougat smartphone rollouts begin as LG updates G5
Android Nougat 7.0 rollout for LG’s G5 marks the first update to a non-Google Marshmallow phone.
WIRED
Congrats to All You Gravity-Bound Earthlings, From NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins
We talked to Rubins about the experiments she conducted on board the ISS, her very first spacewalks, and what it feels like to crash-land on Earth after months in microgravity. The post Congrats to All You Gravity-Bound Earthlings, From NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Watch These TV Specials to Stay Sane on Election Day
From Stephen Colbert to the crew of ‘The View,’ here’s who’ll be talking you through the countdown to the apocalypse. The post Watch These TV Specials to Stay Sane on Election Day appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
The Atlas of Design Is Back, With More Wonderfully Funky Maps
Now in its third edition, <em>The Atlas of Design</em> champions a more inclusive definition of cartography. The post The Atlas of Design Is Back, With More Wonderfully Funky Maps appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
How Tech Giants Are Getting Out the Vote, From Uber to Tinder
Uber, Lyft, Snapchat, Google, and more are all doing what they can to get you to your polling place in time. The post How Tech Giants Are Getting Out the Vote, From Uber to Tinder appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
What The Apprentice Might Predict About a Trump Presidency
We’ve already seen Donald Trump as the leader of a reality show. What does his boardroom behavior say about how he’d function as President? The post What The Apprentice Might Predict About a Trump Presidency appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Bike Couriers Got Nothing on These Vietnamese Street Vendors
Photographer Loes Heerink captures women peddling bicycles piled high with colorful fruit and flowers. The post Bike Couriers Got Nothing on These Vietnamese Street Vendors appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
The Political Twitter Bots Will Rage This Election Day
Throughout this election season, bots have been used to skew the online conversation. Expect that effect to be magnified on Election Day. The post The Political Twitter Bots Will Rage This Election Day appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
With Trump and Clinton Both in NYC, Cue the (Managed) Mayhem
Reliably blue New York is going deep red—on the traffic maps. The post With Trump and Clinton Both in NYC, Cue the (Managed) Mayhem appeared first on WIRED.
Lifehacker
Your Election Day Survival Guide to Long Lines and Confusing Ballots
If you’re getting ready to hit the polls today, you should be prepared. Know what’s on your ballot, bring something to read (or maybe an external battery pack), and get ready for long lines. Here’s a video guide to get you through it.Try to head out during off-peak hours, so late morning but not lunch,…
Mashable
Yes, this is literally a motherf*cking snake on a motherf*cking plane.
As if 2016 couldn’t get any weirder. For those who thought the Snakes On A Plane scenario was so fantastical back in 2006. Think again.  Read more…More about Mashable Video, Samuel L. Jackson, Plane, Snakes, and Wtf
Slashdot
Slashdot Asks: Is It Time To Dump Time Zones In Favor of Coordinated Universal Time?
Last Sunday, those of us in North America, Europe and some areas of the Middle East rolled back the clock an hour in accordance with Daylight Savings Time (DST). The tradition — first imposed in Germany 100 years ago — has been around for so long that many of us fail to question its significance. What…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
iPhone SE colors – which shade should you buy?
The iPhone SE may look similar to the iPhone 5S, but it’s a much better phone, with a solid build quality, great internal power and a much improved rear camera.We loved the iPhone SE – we gave it four stars out of five when it initially came out – and it features a premium-feel metal body, with a two-tone…
SlashGear
BenQ Zowie XL2540 e-Sports monitor has 240Hz refresh rate
BenQ has announced a new computer monitor that is aimed directly at the e-Sports gamers out there called the Zowie XL2540. The monitor is designed to use a 240Hz refresh rate that BenQ says can be fully activated for different levels of gameplay experience if the computer it is attached to can generate…
Mashable
Adele takes on the mannequin challenge, wins the internet
LONDON — It’s time to give up and go home, everyone.  The Mannequin Challenge can now be declared officially over; Adele is hands down the winner. SEE ALSO: Pittsburgh Steelers win NFL social media with epic Mannequin Challenge On Monday evening, the British singer shared her version of the social…
ArchDaily
40 Impressive Details Using Concrete
Due to its ability to mold and create different shapes, concrete is one of architecture’s most popular materials. While one of its most common uses is as a humble foundation, its plasticity means that it is also used in almost all types of construction, from housing to museums, presenting…
Lifehacker
Uber, Lyft, and Zipcar Are Giving Free or Discounted Rides to Polls Today
It’s election day and everyone’s looking for a way to get out to the polls. Ride sharing services Uber, Lyft, and ZipCar will help with discounted rides and new tools to help you find your polling place.Read more…
PCWorld
How to make Chrome warn you before closing
Personally, I don’t like browsers that throw up a warning dialog box when you try to close them with multiple tabs open. But I recently discovered that a lot of people do like this functionality, especially when they have dozens of browser tabs loaded. Unfortunately for those users, Chrome doesn’t offer…
RT – Daily news
Lizard battles onslaught of snakes in nerve-shredding death chase (VIDEO)
Heart-racing footage of a young marine iguana escaping a nest of hungry snakes and literally running for its life went viral on social media after airing on BBC’s ‘Planet Earth 2’. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Tory austerity ‘systematically’ violated rights of disabled Britons – UN
The United Nations has accused Britain’s Conservative government of violating the human rights of disabled people by slashing welfare provisions. Read Full Article at RT.com
Engadget RSS Feed
UK Uber-rival Karhoo is dead
Sometimes when you’re late to the party, there aren’t enough chicken nuggets and cocktail sausages left to go around. It’s a lesson taxi-hailing app Karhoo has learned the hard way, today announcing the closure of its service as it looks “at the next…
Macworld
How to map a different key for Command and other modifiers
Terry Ogletree prefers some older, expensive mechanical keyboards he already has on hand to the newer Apple keyboard style that ships with Macs. (Very reasonable!) But these weren’t designed for a Mac, and there’s no key labeled Command. Is there an alternative key or combination of keys I can use…
Motherboard RSS Feed
Roll Your Blunts: New Study Says Weed Can Enhance Cognitive Function
We’ve already heard how medical marijuana can help people with everything from PTSD to creativity. Now there’s even more evidence from Harvard-Tuft researchers in study indicating that cannabis helps our cognitive performance, i.e. the way we acquire and process knowledge.Published in Frontiers in Pharmacology,…
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Motherboard’s Best Election 2016 Coverage
It’s been a pretty wild ride covering the election here at Motherboard. Here are some of our standout stories, and reminders that the future is indeed both wonderful and terrifying.We had some strong coverage of the hacks.All Signs Point to Russia Being Behind the DNC HackAnd, of course, the great email…
Architecture Lab
How to Find the Right Home Builders
One of the biggest decisions that a person will have to make in their life is buying a home. The best way to get exactly what is needed in a home purchase is .. The post How to Find the Right Home Builders appeared first on Architecture Lab.
Fast Company
What A “Rigged” U.S. Election Looks Like
A voting scholar looks back at four contested presidential elections. A voting scholar looks back at four contested presidential elections.In recent weeks, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed that this year’s election is “rigged” and has predicted…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Herpes not quite so species specific after all
A new study challenges the tenet of herpes viruses being strictly host-specific. Scientists from the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) in Germany have discovered that gammaherpesviruses switch their hosts more frequently than previously thought. In fact, bats and primates appear to…
Digital Trends
Robots may be responsible for a lot of the election coverage you’re reading
Many Americans — and possibly even non-Americans — have probably had enough of this year’s presidential election coverage. Interestingly, some of the election news written over the past few months wasn’t created by trained journalists — at least not trained in the traditional sense. “Bots” or “robo-journalists”…
Lifehacker
Uber, Lyft, and Zipcar Are Giving Free or Discounted Rides to Polls Today
It’s election day and everyone’s looking for a way to get out to the polls. Ride sharing services Uber, Lyft, and ZipCar will help with discounted rides and new tools to help you find your polling place.Uber has partnered with Google to create this handy tool to help you find your polling location. If…
Reason.com Full Feed
Which 3 Freedoms Will the Next President Restrict or Ban?: New at Reason
Whichever candidate wins today’s election, our liberties are at risk. J.D. Tuccille writes: Going into today’s presidential vote, horrifying Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton remains a hair ahead of repulsive Republican contender Donald Trump, though the momentum appears to be on his side in…
New Scientist – Online news
Hundreds choked in Iraq as toxic smoke sweeps across Mosul
Fumes from oil wells and a sulphur plant set ablaze by retreating ISIS fighters pose serious threat to public health as battle for last militant stronghold rages
RT – Daily news
D-Day rehearsal site & other historic military bases to be sold, MoD confirms
Britain’s military is about to embark on a fire sale of one tenth of the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) land assets in Britain including five golf courses and a number of historically-important bases. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Verge – All Posts
Please clap for the best presidential election memes
It’s hard to imagine my grandparents endured election cycles with nothing more than drawings of animals accompanied by a couple words explaining the metaphor. How grateful I am to live in a time in which one can grab a smartphone, hide under the covers, and wait out the electoral storm with missives…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Isn’t It About Time You Owned A 7-Foot Tall Inflatable Unicorn?
You’ve admired the giant inflatable unicorns owned by others for years now. Isn’t it about time you got one of your own? See Also: Pool Floats Have Never Been More Magical Seriously though, I want a Giant Inflatable Unicorn NOW. I don’t care that it’s 7 feet tall and there’s no logical place for…
Mashable
Xiaomi’s powerful air pollution beating face mask comes with a tiny air purifier
Xiaomi’s just launched a product that is everything India needs right now, but is unlikely to come here anytime soon.  Continuing its spree of product launches, Xiaomi has now unveiled an air mask in China. You can easily tell this air mask from others as Xiaomi’s carries a small air purifier attached…
Mashable
All the GIFs you need to get through Election Day
America, it’s been a soul-sucking election. For too long, we’ve endured the crowded GOP field, the increased social media blitz (on top of Donald Trump’s tweetstorms) and surprise after surprise after surprise.To get through Election Day on a high note, we offer a cathartic trip down memory lane. It’s…
Phys.org: Physics News
Spin liquid on a peak
A little frustration can make life interesting. This is certainly the case in physics, where the presence of competing forces that cannot be satisfied at the same time – known as frustration – can lead to rare material properties. Just as water molecules become more ordered when they cool and freeze…
Phys.org: Physics News
New flowchart to eliminate universe models
Cosmologists have many possible models for the universe, of which only one can be true. A new flowchart detailed in Physical Review D on November 7 will eliminate some of them when two specific universe features are accurately measured.
Phys.org: Physics News
New theory on liquid crystals with high symmetry
LCD screens use liquid crystals, which have a high degree of order, even though they form a fluid. A new theory detailed in Physical Review X maps out the interplay between order, temperature and symmetry.
Architizer
Shadebox
Shadebox is a unique creation that combines different design elements into one uniform collection. Each part shares common characteristics of color and shade but differs greatly in the materials that inspire them. The Shadebox collection consists of the following elements: Shadelines – is a porcelain…
RT – Daily news
Mother of jailed pilot threatens self-immolation if US does not return him to Russia
Lyubov Yaroshenko has threatened to commit suicide by self-immolation if US authorities refuse to send home her son who, according to his defense attorneys, was kidnapped, tried, and sentenced by a US court in violation of international law. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechCrunch
Facebook-WhatsApp data sharing now on pause in UK at regulator’s request
 A controversial decision this summer by Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp to share data on its users with its parent company — including for advertising purposes — continues to attract the ire of European regulators. Now Facebook has agree to pause data sharing in the UK, following an investigation…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Can Hillary Clinton win over climate voters?
        This is big. Last night, the Democratic Party adopted a platform that includes the strongest environmental protection policies we’ve ever seen. This is major news for our climate. The platform pledges to: ✓ Power the country with 100 percent…
io9
Could We Survive a Nuclear Winter?
Here’s the short answer: we probably could not survive a nuclear winter. But the long answer, well, it depends on which countries are going to war, how many nukes are being dropped, and where those bombs are being detonated. Read more…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Simulations show likely amount of sea level rise in coastal cities around the world
(Phys.org)—An international team of researchers has run multiple global climate computer simulations multiple times and has used the simulation results to estimate the local impact of rising sea levels on coastal cities around the globe. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
England’s White Cliffs of Dover found to be eroding ten times faster over the past 150 years
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from the U.K. and the U.S. has found that England’s famed White Cliffs of Dover have been eroding away 10 times faster over the past century and a half than they did in the prior 7,000 years. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Fighting the water army of fake reviewers
Fake reviews do nothing for the confidence of customers buying products and services online, they also damage company reputations and can lead to ill feeling about the online marketplace itself. Now, researchers in China have devised an algorithm to help weed out fake reviews on ecommerce sites. They…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Paving the way for fast low-energy data communications
Fibre-optic cables are revolutionising data communication worldwide. Within three years, Chalmers researchers expect to be able to transfer 100 Gb of data per second in a single fibre with one core, and several terabits per second in a cable with multiple fibres and cores.
The Awesomer
Oomph Coffee Maker
Price: ~$59  | Buy | LinkA hand-powered coffee maker that does the best to replicate the pressure and brew quality of professional coffee machines. Simply place your ground coffee and hot water inside, pump, then take it with you since it doubles as an insulated travel cup. Demo at 1:46. More Awesome…
Gizmodo
How to Fake the Touch Bar on an Old Mac
Hey did you see those new MacBook Pros? One of their big new features is the Touch Bar, an OLED strip that morphs into pretty much whatever button or slider you need it to be. Well, you don’t have to shell out thousands of dollars to get the Touch Bar experience anymore: here’s how to test it out today.Read…
Latest news
Playing House: How IBM’s Watson is helping doctors diagnose the most rare and elusive illnesses
Marburg Hospital’s Centre for the Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases is using the cognitive computing system to solve some of the most complex medical cases.
RT – Daily news
‘Germany thinks Turkey is 2nd class’: Ankara lashes out at Berlin for supporting Kurdish groups
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has blasted Berlin for letting Kurdish groups the PKK and DHKP-C operate in Germany. The official accused Berlin of “supporting terrorist organizations” and of treating Turkey as inferior. Read Full Article at RT.com
Techbargains.com
Slime 2040-A Tire Plug Kit $5.97
Slime 2040-A Tire Plug Kit $5.97
Fast Company
Of The Six GOP Data Guys I Know, Zero Pick Trump To Win
However, half of them think Donald Trump will get very, very close. However, half of them think Donald Trump will get very, very close.Data and analytics became a part of modern political campaigning, arguably, with the campaign to reelect George W. Bush in 2004. That campaign…
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Escape Election Day Stress With Motherboard’s Comfort Content
The 2016 election has been a never-ending source of stress and chaos in the midst of an entirely bizarre year. Today is going to be no better, with the entire mediasphere hitting a fever pitch of anxiety that we’ve been waiting all year to crescendo. So as we all go out and vote, Motherboard is here…
Mashable
Video games make the latest board games so much more exciting
While video games were evolving from Pong to Pac-Man to Pikmin, board game designers weren’t sitting idly by playing Monopoly or rolling Yahtzee dice. Tabletop experiences have matured significantly, building exciting stories, challenging cooperative experiences and bridging the gap to today’s app-obsessed…
Mashable
Chance the Rapper personally escorted a giant crowd of fans to early voting sites
Chance the Rapper is working to inspire change. Following his free concert at Grant Park in Chicago to spur voter turnout Monday night, the jovial 23-year-old rapper personally escorted a parade of hundreds (thousands?) of fans to early voting sites. Chance led the large crowd of young voters through…
Gizmodo
Sad Samsung Apologizes for Exploding Phones in Full Page Newspaper Ads
Samsung is really, really, really sorry about all of the explosions. On Monday, the Korean hardware giant issued an apology to its customers in the form of a full-page ad in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The New York Times.Read more…
PCWorld
French plan for biometric database of 60 million people sparks outcry
When the French government quietly announced, in the middle of a holiday weekend, the merging of two files to create a megadatabase holding the biometrics of almost 60 million French citizens, it was clearly hoping to avoid an outcry. It failed. Among those lining up to criticize the government’s…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
6 brilliant smog-eating designs ridding cities of air pollution
Smog isn’t just a nuisance—it’s deadly too. Air pollution is believed to kill over 400,000 people annually around the globe and is by far the leading environmental cause of death. Cities hoping to combat dirty air have turned to innovative smog-eating designs in hopes of a greener and cleaner future….
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
The UK’s first wave energy plant will produce enough energy for 6,000 homes
Related: Perth’s Carnegie Wave Energy project produces power AND fresh water from the motion of the ocean + Carnegie Wave Energy + Wave Hubg Images via Carnegie Wave Energy
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
This Mexico City home hides a lush paradise behind its tall walls
The design of Casa O unfolds as an intimate landscape that combines vegetation, stone, timber, and minimalist furniture that create cozy environments while maintaining a functional appearance. The hermetic street-facing facade features the main entrance that connects the habitable interior areas with…
Scientific American Content: Global
The Upside of Uncertainty
Conveying uncertainty can provide a persuasive punch — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Slashdot
US President Barack Obama Criticizes Facebook of Spreading Fake Stories
An anonymous reader writes:Concerned over the spread of fake news on the social networking giant, US President Barack Obama has criticized Facebook, saying fake stories on social networks are spreading lies this election. Speaking at a rally for Hillary Clinton at University of Michigan, Obama said:…
The Gadget Flow
Luxury Manicure Set
Stay sharp with a new manicure set. The luxury set is presented in a racing green leather case with matte black stainless steel tools. From tweezers to Clippers the kit has everything you need to maintain your manicured digits. It’s for those who love to take care of themselves in style. In a way, that’s…
How-To Geek
How to Open an Explorer Window from the Command Prompt’s Current Directory
There are all kinds of ways to open a Command Prompt window from File Explorer—and you can even run commands right in the File Explorer address bar—but did you know it’s just as easy to open a File Explorer window from the Command Prompt?Click Here to Continue Reading
The Gadget Flow
Metal Finger Ring Smartphone Holder
Now use a whole new methodology to dock your smartphones with this Metal Finger Ring Smartphone Holder. The beauty of this holder lies in the fact that it serves as a metal ring which can be used for holding your smartphones on the go. The metal ring can be moved around so that you get to use your smartphones…
The Gadget Flow
Wooden Retro Desktop Arcade by 8Bitdo
Kick it back to the early days of gaming with the Wooden Retro Desktop Arcade by 8Bitdo. The vintage unit is complete with an arcade-style joystick along with seven buttons. The gorgeously smooth screen will give any old school game a much-appreciated upgrade with its crisp graphics. The Retro Desktop…
The Gadget Flow
iPhone Fast Charging Lightning Cable
Go for fast charging and make your iPhones power up super fast with this iPhone USB Fast Charging Cable. This Lightning cable is specifically designed for the new iPhones that take the whole experience of keeping your iPhone charged up to a new level altogether. Coming in various lengths and colors,…
The Gadget Flow
Chase & Hunter Candles – Tools for Men to Impress Her
At Chase & Hunter, they believe that guys should also have candles in their man caves. This simple tool can be used to impress women in a smooth and casual way. The flickering light sets the tone, and the right scents transform her mood. The first and only candle brand that does the picking for you,…
The Gadget Flow
The Spontaneous Pop-Up Display
Get the full picture on the go with the Spontaneous Pop-Up Display by Arovia. Affectionately referred to as its acronym, SPUD is a 24-inch high-resolution screen that easily collapses for storage and transport and expands just like an umbrella. Ideal for anyone who works on the road or in less traditional…
The Gadget Flow
FABRIQ Wireless Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa
Enjoying your music has never been so effortless than with the FABRIQ Wireless Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa. Giving you total access and control, this lush speaker also enables you to order a pizza, control smart devices in your home, and manage your music with your voice. Simply tap the microphone…
The Gadget Flow
Lomo’Instant Wide Instant Camera
Produce incredibly stunning compositions and receive immediate prints with the Lomo’Instant Wide Instant Camera. Available in a variety of colors, you can now also purchase this camera along with colored gel filters to create surreal filters on your favorite scenes. Designed for our instant gratification…
The Gadget Flow
ODS-1 Odyssée In-Ear Headphones by aëdle
You no longer have to choose between form and function with the ODS-1 Odyssée In-Ear Headphones by aëdle. Coming in the perfect size for every ear, this audio system producing crystal clear sound just as the artist intended. The sleek design of the ODS-1 Odyssée In-Ear Headphones curves around your ear…
The Gadget Flow
Memori Solid Brass Pen
Write with intent with the Memori Solid Brass Pen. Unlike any writing utensil you’ve ever come across, this pen is designed to remain in your life to be used again and again. Designed, machined, and made in Oregon, the Memori Pen is made from a single block of solid brass. Inside is a channel to hold…
Modern Interior Design & Furniture – Decoist
14 Ideas For a Better Office Environment
For a great many of us, work is an inevitable part of life. From the daily grind to those pending deadlines and the overbearing boss to that demanding client, work can sometimes feel like a necessary evil. On those particularly stressful days, we might seek to review the manner in which we assimilate…
Gizmodo
An Extremely Anxiety-Inducing 2016 Presidential Election Liveblog 
The time has come to select our nation’s next president. Who will it be? The lady who deleted the emails from the server or the man who would delete the Muslims from the country? The lady who served as Secretary of State or the man who served as PR rep John Baron? The lady who grabbed at power or the…
Deals
Make Fresh Ground Coffee At Home With This $39 Burr Mill
It’s easy to see why Cuisinart’s DBM-8 electric burr coffee grinder is Amazon’s top seller in the category. It’s affordable, it’s dead simple to use, it includes 18 coarseness settings, and it looks great. Today’s $39 price tag is roughly $5-$10 less than usual, so perk up, and lock in your order before…
Lifehacker
Credit Card Minimum Payments Are Designed to Keep You in Debt
It’s nice of your credit card company to give you the option to pay off your balance over time with small, minimum monthly payments. However, while this option does give you flexibility, it’s mostly designed to keep you in debt.http://twocents.lifehacker.com/all-the-ways-c…A while back, I noticed a popular…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Best iPad apps 2016: download these now
It’s the apps that really set iOS apart from other platforms – there are higher quality apps available on the App Store for the iPad than any other tablet. So which ones are worth your cash? And which are the best free apps?Luckily for you we’ve tested thousands of the best iPad apps so that you don’t…
BBC News – World
Turkish court acquits German footballer Naki in Kurdish case
A Turkish court dismisses a charge that German-born footballer Deniz Naki backed Kurdish rebels.
Mashable
Samantha Bee dives into Hillary’s badass history as an inspiring election 2016 swan song
Hillary Clinton may have made history as the Democratic party’s first female nominee, but according to Samantha Bee, the former Secretary was always bound for greatness. The only thing that got in her way — repeatedly — was the American people. SEE ALSO: Paris Geller on ‘Gilmore Girls’ was Hillary…
PCWorld
Facebook taps machine learning to transform videos into works of art
Facebook users will be able to record smartphone videos that ape the style of famous artworks with a new feature unveiled Tuesday. Using a technique called style transfer, the feature takes live video and turns it into something that resembles the work of Van Gogh, Picasso and other artists. That…
RT – Daily news
Oil to hit over $150 within 25 years – OPEC
The average price for crude will reach $155 per barrel in nominal terms by 2040, which is the equivalent of $92 in real prices in 2015, according to OPEC’s annual World Oil Outlook report released on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mises Institute
Mises Would Not Support Trump
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssCorporate WelfareStrategyU.S. EconomyMises Would Not Support Trump 0 Views It’s not clear how Mises would feel about every individual facet of the current election, but we can say without hesitation that he would not support either major candidate. It…
Lifehacker
Switch Your Luggage to Inline Skate Wheels for Better Durability
You likely don’t pay any attention to the wheels on your rolling luggage, but they’re probably the first things to break down from the wear and tear of constant travel. Whether you have new or old rolling luggage, you’ll make your luggage-hauling life a bit easier by simply switching to wheels that can…
9to5Mac
Hands-on: Late-2016 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar [Video]
While we wait for the so-called real MacBook Pro to arrive, we wanted to take some time to explore the entry level 13-inch model that’s already available in stores. Despite its lack of Apple’s flagship Touch Bar and Touch ID features, there’s a whole lot that’s changed with the Late 2016 MacBook Pro…
Macworld
myCharge PowerGear Sound review: Rugged charging case for wireless earbuds
Wireless Bluetooth earbuds are great for exercise—that is, until the battery conks out in the middle of a workout. If this sounds all-too familiar, myCharge has come up with a unique solution to keep earbuds recharged while protecting them at the same time.Powerbeats pal myCharge PowerGear Sound ($33…
Deals
Umbra Made a Better Curtain Rod, and It’s $10 Off Today
Umbra’s Twilight Rod takes your curtains from the windows to the wall, and you can save $10 on yours today.Read more…
Gizmodo
What It’s Like to Mountain Bike Through One of Mexico’s Most Treacherous Cities
You might have to dodge the occasional pedestrian or taxi driver who didn’t notice you next to their car. But even if you commute to work by bike in a big city, your ride will never be as thrilling as downhill urban mountain bike racing appears to be.Read more…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Fujitsu leverages AI to develop highly accurate recognition technology for strings of handwritten Chinese characters
Fujitsu today announced the development of an artificial intelligence model that can generate highly reliable recognition of handwritten character strings. The results of this model represent the world’s highest degree of accuracy in recognizing handwritten Chinese character strings. Recognition of individual…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Trace evidence databases for forensic investigators now available online
A window is broken. A home is burglarized. Investigators identify a suspect and find a sliver of what appears to be glass embedded in his shoe. In the forensics lab, examiners determine, using advanced microscopy and chemical analysis, that the characteristics of that sliver match those of the broken…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Year by year, line by line, researchers build an image of Getz Ice Shelf
Antarctic ice appears in a range of types and sizes, from the newly formed skim of ice on the ocean called grease ice (above), to the older meter thick layers of sea ice, to chunks of icebergs, floating reaches of ice shelves, and finally the massive land based Antarctic ice sheet. Each part of this…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
A box of ‘black magic’ to study Earth from space
Black magic. That’s what radiofrequency engineers call the mysterious forces guiding communications over the air. These forces involve complex physics and are difficult enough to master on Earth. They only get more baffling when you’re beaming signals into space.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
The hidden psychology behind voting behaviour
With less than a week to go before American voters are asked to choose between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in arguably the most important US presidential election in a generation, scientists and psychologists are shedding light on the underlying factors of what drives an individual’s decision to…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Focused X-rays reveal how rocks under high pressure transform into different materials
Stanford scientists are harnessing the power of focused X-ray beams to study the transformations undergone by rocks under intense heat and pressure. The technique could provide new insights into ancient asteroid impact events like those that battered the early Earth and played a crucial role in the formation…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Artificial atoms shed light on the future of security
From credit card numbers to bank account information, we transmit sensitive digital information over the internet every day. Since the 1990s, though, researchers have known that quantum computers threaten to disrupt the security of these transactions.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
A pulsar and white dwarf dance together in a surprising orbit
Searching the universe for strange new star systems can lead to some pretty interesting finds. And sometimes, it can turn up phenomena that contradict everything we think we know about the formation and evolution of stars. Such finds are not only fascinating and exciting, they allow us the chance to…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Titanium phosphate displays unusual transformations at high pressure
Scientists at DESY and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility ESRF have discovered a new and very unusual form of phosphorus compound. In high-pressure experiments, a team led by Dr. Maxim Bykov from the University of Bayreuth found evidence for a configuration where a central phosphorus atom is…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New material technology to enhance energy-conversion efficiency in artificial photosynthesis
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a new thin-film process technology that increases oxygen-producing efficiency by more than 100-fold. This is compared to using photocatalyst material, as is, with photoreactive electrodes that produce electricity and oxygen through the interaction…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Being different makes all the difference in an ever changing world
Biodiversity is challenged by environmental modifications brought about by altered land use and climate change. Species that fail to adapt or adjust their geographic distribution can be driven to extinction. Individual variation makes all the difference here. A new study published in Scientific Reports…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
‘Spearphishing’ roiled the presidential campaign—here’s how to protect yourself
Never in American political history have hacked and stolen emails played such a central role in a presidential campaign. But hackers are likely to target you as well – though perhaps with smaller repercussions for the world as a whole.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers discover UGC 3672 galaxy to be an unusual merging triplet of gas-rich dwarf galaxies
(Phys.org)—Astronomers from India and Russia revealed new information about the composition of the galaxy UGC 3672. According to a paper published Nov. 4 on the arXiv pre-print server, UGC 3672 is actually a triplet of very gas-rich dwarf galaxies in the process of merging.
Latest news
Gmail for iOS gets a facelift and faster search
The new Gmail for iOS offers more powerful search, a modern design, and swipe-to-delete.
Science | Smithsonian
Watch a Bombardier Beetle Mace a Praying Mantis
Praying mantises are adept at ambushing their prey with their specialized legs and swift reflexes
Architectural Record
Architectural Record Women in Architecture Forum & Awards 2016
Architectural Record hosted its third annual Women in Architecture Forum & Awards symposium November 2 at New York City’s CUNY Graduate Center.
Reason.com Full Feed
A.M. Links: Today Is Election Day, Clinton Leads Trump in Polls, Baton Rouge Cop Sues Black Lives Matter Activist
Today is election day. Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in the polls. “7 scenarios for how election night might play out.” Among journalists, 96 percent of campaign contributions have gone to Hillary Clinton. A Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officer is suing Black Lives Matter activist DeRay…
Ars Technica
Elon Musk eyes “alien dreadnought” automated factory with engineering firm deal
Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/pestoverde/8763130149/) On Tuesday morning Tesla announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire German firm Grohmann Engineering with the intent to more fully automate its factories and boost production of Teslas,…
Mashable
Jon Stewart joined Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ for a ‘Hamilton’-inspired musical about voting
On the eve of Election Day, Stephen Colbert went all out in a big musical sequence that celebrates the necessity of voting in this election.  John Stewart, complete with a sash declaring his name, joined his old collaborator on stage and once again spit in Colbert’s face, as he has done several…
9to5Mac
Review: Fitbit Alta is a minimalist $130 alternative to the Apple Watch, with multi-day battery life
As regular readers will know, I’ve become a complete convert to the Apple Watch. But the Watch isn’t for everyone: it’s relatively expensive, fairly chunky and for most users has one-day battery-life. I’ve been trying the Fitbit Alta for the past week, and while I’ll personally be sticking to my Apple…
WIRED
Physics Says This Is the Best Way to Deal With Hot Coffee
I like my coffee hot, but not too hot. Is it better to leave the lid on and blow, or just take the lid off? The post Physics Says This Is the Best Way to Deal With Hot Coffee appeared first on WIRED.
New Scientist – Online news
A wind turbine’s swish may annoy, but it’s not hurting anyone
Fresh calls to shut “noisy” wind farms should be dismissed given the lack of evidence of harm to health and the need for renewable power, says James Randerson
NatureNews – Most recent articles – nature.com science feeds
Big brain projects urged to aid public health
World Health Organization asks research initiatives to focus on translating their findings into clinical benefits.Nature 539 151 doi: 10.1038/539151a
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Amazon might launch a Prime housekeeping service
After years selling the products you need to keep your home tidy, Amazon may soon actually help you clean it. Two job postings, first spotted by The Seattle Times, show that the company is looking for “Home Assistants,” who work with customers to tidy people’s homes, do laundry, put groceries away and…
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io9
A Great Explanation of the Obscure Psychology Theory That Drives Westworld
In episode three of Westworld, Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins) describes the theory of the mind that his co-founder, Arnold, used to try to create consciousness in the hosts. It’s called the bicameral mind, and for those of us who don’t want to read a nearly 500-page book from 1976 in order to learn more…
Newswise: SciNews
Voting Day Round-Up! Research and Experts on 2016 Election
click to view recent experts and research related to the 2016 Election
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Solar-powered National University of Singapore building will produce as much energy as it consumes
The six-story NZEB@SDE will be powered by 1,200 rooftop solar panels and feature a range of other green building designs, including a hybrid cooling approach, natural ventilation, and natural lighting. The contemporary building includes a large overhanging roof to shade the interior from the overbearing…
FiveThirtyEight
Can Miami Convince The Supreme Court That Subprime Loans Hurt Cities, Too?
In the aftermath of the housing crisis of 2008, big banks such as Wells Fargo shelled out hundreds of millions of dollars to black and Latino borrowers who claimed they were steered into higher-risk, higher-fee loans than were white borrowers who presented the same credit risk. But these individual homeowners…
FiveThirtyEight
Significant Digits For Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. Americans, go vote. And when you’re done voting, come to FiveThirtyEight for updates from our live blog all day and into the night. I’ll be representing FiveThirtyEight on ABC News’ election night live stream starting…
Phys.org: Physics News
Artificial atoms shed light on the future of security
From credit card numbers to bank account information, we transmit sensitive digital information over the internet every day. Since the 1990s, though, researchers have known that quantum computers threaten to disrupt the security of these transactions.
Phys.org: Physics News
Focused X-rays reveal how rocks under high pressure transform into different materials
Stanford scientists are harnessing the power of focused X-ray beams to study the transformations undergone by rocks under intense heat and pressure. The technique could provide new insights into ancient asteroid impact events like those that battered the early Earth and played a crucial role in the formation…
Curbed National
America’s 11 most beautiful streets
Did your favorite avenue make the list? On the heels of Curbed’s most ambitious project yet—a multimedia deep dive into 10 streets that define America—we decided to take another look at urban areas across the country to discover our country’s prettiest streets. From narrow, picturesque cobblestones…
PCWorld
Google Home shares the Chromecast’s guts, teardown reveals
The Amazon Echo challenger Google Home is now available, and the teardown kings at iFixit wasted no time in ripping one apart. What they found inside wasn’t all that exciting, but iFixit did discover that Google Home is a close cousin of the 2015 Chromecast owing to the similarity of components on…
Gizmodo
Ridiculously Large Sinkhole Gobbles Up Five-Lane Road in Southern Japanese City
Residents of the southern Japanese city of Fukuoka had a rather rude awakening this morning when a gigantic sinkhole formed near the JK Hakata train station. Local officials are now desperately working to prevent the collapse of nearby buildings.Read more…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Scientists identify key evolutionary catalyst for antibiotic resistance
A new study led by scientists at the University of Oxford has found that small DNA molecules known as plasmids are one of the key culprits in spreading the major global health threat of antibiotic resistance.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Who thinks only attractive women suffer sexual harassment?
A few weeks ago, Donald Trump described the women who accused him of sexual harassment as “unattractive and horrible.” These statements are echoed in the results of research from the University of Granada. Scientists claim there are myths that contribute to sexual harassment being seen as caused by the…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Species of giant cockroaches employ different strategies in the mating game
New research suggests that even in the insect world, males must adopt different strategies to win females, depending on their particular physical prowess.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Blind species of fish discovered by chance in Kurdistan
No scales or eyes—together with a team of Iraqi scientists, researchers from the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) and the Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK) have described a strange new species of fish, Eidinemacheilus proudlovei. The species was first…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Why Brexit could be bad news for bees
Brexit could have serious consequences for bees and bee scientists, Norman Carreck, Science Director of the International Bee Research Association (IBRA) warns in an editorial in Bee World.
Architizer
The Art of Rendering: 4 Unique Approaches to Architectural Visualization
Rafal Barnas is the founder of UNIQUE VISION STUDIO. He is interested in various creative fields connected with visual arts: architecture, digital and concept art, animation, film, music and journalism. Barnas undertakes creative projects that are accomplished on the basis of an independently…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers develop tools to understand marine biodiversity and assess the environmental status of oceans
More than 250 European researchers have collaborated in developing new tools to understand marine biodiversity and assess the environmental status of our oceans, within the project DEVOTES (www.devotes-project.eu) (DEVelopment Of innovative Tools for understanding marine biodiversity and assessing good…
io9
Satellite Captures a Surprising Impact of Offshore Wind Farms
Offshore wind power is taking off in Europe, but we’re still coming to grips with the environmental impacts of sticking gigantic steel towers in the oceans. One effect of these clean energy behemoths, however, seems indisputable: sediment plumes.Read more…
Digital Trends
Xbox Scorpio will play UWP games and even help developers make them
Microsoft is looking to turn its upcoming Xbox Scorpio into a keystone in its Universal Windows Platform (UWP) system, having it play those games at up to 4K resolutions natively. This means no more console exclusives from Microsoft, as any game developed for the UWP platform will work on Windows 10…
Digital Trends
Can tech reduce our regrets? AI platform promises to help groups make better decisions
A team of computer scientists from Carnegie Mellon and Harvard universities has developed what they hope will be a revolutionary tool to help humans make better group decisions. RobotVote uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to guide participants towards the best possible answers to preferential…
Lifehacker
Make a Delicious, Creamy Frosting Out of Chocolate and Sweet Potatoes
“Vegetable frosting” may not sound wildly appealing, but sweet potato puree actually makes a perfect base for a rich, decadent, chocolate frosting.To make this sweet treat, you only need two things: a can of the aforementioned sweet potato puree and ten ounces of finely chopped bittersweet chocolate….
The Verge – All Posts
Microsoft has reportedly canceled its ‘Xbox TV’ devices
Microsoft was expected to unveil at least one Xbox streaming device earlier this year, but the company may have canceled its plans altogether. Brad Sams, executive editor at Petri, originally claimed the devices would be unveiled at E3 in June, but Microsoft launched an Xbox One S console and detailed…
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Today’s Best Deals: PNY Flash Storage, Coffee Grinder, Coats Galore, and More
A huge Amazon coat sale, PNY flash storage, APC power backups, and more lead off Tuesday’s best deals.Read more…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Crosswind killers: 454 NSW Carbon Clincher wheels from Zipp
Aero bike wheels are excellent at cutting down on aerodynamic drag in a straight line, but they can be tricky to handle in a crosswind. Zipp’s new 454 NSW Carbon Clincher has been designed with efficiency in mind, using shapes from nature for less aerodynamic drag and buffeting than regular…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Students create Frankenstein’s monster of bacteria to detect toxic chemicals
While the E.coli bacteria are more commonly associated with deadly outbreaks, a student team from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology has come up with a way to harness them for good by using them in a chip to test for toxic substances. Their solution, called the Flash Lab, won them the…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Attosecond physics: A zeptosecond stopwatch for the microcosm
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Chemistry driven by the sun, for a sustainable future
Dornob
Paperwolf’s 3-D Animal Model Kits
It’s fun to have a pet, but, as people are always quick to warn you, they are indeed…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Solved: Algal flour was causing violent illnesses, Soylent says
Enlarge / AlgaVia® Protein-Rich Whole Algae (credit: Business Wire, TerraVia) A powdery substance made of dried up algae may have been the cause of violent gastrointestinal distress reported by Soylent powder and bar consumers. Company founder and CEO Rob Rhinehart told Bloomberg Monday that Soylent…
RT – Daily news
Initiative to fine MPs for missing sessions finds popular support
An overwhelming majority of Russians say they would support the federal parliament if it introduced monetary fines for lawmakers who fail to attend sessions without offering valid excuses. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Bumper crop: Russia sees 40yr-high harvest
Russian Agriculture Minister Aleksandr Tkachev said on Tuesday the country’s 2016 harvest of grain and leguminous crops is the highest since 1978. Read Full Article at RT.com
Cool Material
Studio Rik ten Velden Selectors Cabinet
Based in Leiden, Netherlands, Studio Rik ten Velden is a furniture and product design studio that creates based on research and experimentation with material and manufacturing techniques. Their Selectors Cabinet is a piece of furniture specifically crafted to be centerpiece of any good DJ setup. With…
Design Milk
A Skeleton Frame Bookshelf by Vrokka
Juan Carlos Franco designed a new bookshelf for the Colombia-based Vrokka that’s made of solid oak. Merging technology with skilled craftsmanship, the Bookshelf A1 features a wooden skeleton frame that supports shelves appearing to float mid-air. While typically a bulky and visually heavy…
The Next Web
Limited time only: A lifetime subscription to the world’s fastest VPN is dropping to its lowest price ever
If you’re in the market for a VPN, go scour the web for a consensus opinion on which ranks amongst the best. One of the names that you probably found high on the list? PureVPN, thanks to its robust server network and blazing-fast speeds. We’d already marked a lifetime subscription to PureVPN to $89,…
Mashable
This is why we still need Obama in our lives
Oh, Barack Obama please don’t leave us. We still need you in our lives.  SEE ALSO: The Obamas showed us how to zombie dance on Halloween If you’re not 100% convinced, just try to watch this video from his last solo appearance in support of Hillary Clinton and not shed a tear:  “One voice can change…
Lifehacker
Play “Shiritori”to Brainstorm New and Creative Ideas
Putting limits on your brainstorming may seem counterproductive, but it actually helps you get your ideas flowing. The Japanese game of shiritori is an easy way to guide your brainstorming session, whether you’re looking for ideas for a new project, book, or physical product.Read more…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Small footprint living: what will happen when the kids get older?
Lots of news features young families setting out on alternative lifestyles, but what happens when those kids grow up?
Dezeen
David Adjaye and Amanda Levete compete in London bridge lighting contest
David Adjaye, Amanda Levete and Diller Scofidio + Renfro are among the six design teams shortlisted to create light installations for the bridges on London’s River Thames. Read more
Dezeen
Richard Meier releases more images of black tower for New York
American architect Richard Meier has followed up teasers of a black tower planned for New York’s East River with a wider set of images showing the firm’s interiors for the building. Read more
Dezeen
Philadelphia office building by BIG takes cues from old battleships
Bjarke Ingels Group has completed an office facility in the Philadelphia Navy Yard with a facade that curves like the bow of a ship. Read more
Dezeen
Charge’s electric truck can be built in just four hours
British automotive company Charge has unveiled its vision for the “future of electric trucks”, with an autonomous vehicle that can be assembled in four hours. Read more
Dezeen
Camera capability comes to Apple Watch with launch of third-party band
Apple Watch wearers can know take photos with a flick of the wrist, using the CMRA watch band. Read more
Dezeen
BIG reveals full designs for Dubai Hyperloop in new video
Bjarke Ingels Group has today unveiled its designs for the world’s first Hyperloop high-speed transportation system in Dubai, which is to feature pods that travel at “near supersonic speed”. Read more
Dezeen
Clinton and Trump ice pops created with new on-demand food platform Pixsweet
Janne Kyttanen has become the latest designer to wade into the US election, creating frozen treats based on the presidential hopefuls. Read more
9to5Mac
How to watch and stream tonight’s presidential election results on Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, Mac & the web
If you want to watch this evening’s presidential election results roll in – if only to be sure that the election is finally over – you have a wide range of options open to you beyond traditional broadcast TV … more…Filed under: Apple
RT – Daily news
Massive energy blackout in Murmansk, Russia after reported blast at power station (VIDEO)
Some 300,000 people have been left without electricity in Russia’s northern city of Murmansk, local media reported, citing an emergency at a power plant as possible causes of the blackout. Read Full Article at RT.com
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Major advance in solar cells made from cheap, easy-to-use perovskite
Solar cells made from an inexpensive and increasingly popular material called perovskite can more efficiently turn sunlight into electricity using a new technique to sandwich two types of perovskite into a single photovoltaic cell.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Solved: One of the mysteries of globular clusters
A study shows that the most massive stars in the last stages of their lives are those which contaminate the interstellar medium with new chemical elements, giving rise to successive generations of stars in these ‘astronomical fossils’.
The Awesomer
Grandelier Flat-Pack Chandelier
Price: $429-$479  | BuyThis prop chandelier measures about 6′ in diameter, yet weighs just 12.5 lb thanks to its zip-tie-together PVC construction. Comes with a dozen LED flicker candles. If you’re feeling crafty, you could build your own based on designer David Andora’s Instructables version. …
GearMoose
Batch Tactician Utility Shirt
A tactical utility button-down.
Motherboard RSS Feed
Hacker Claims to Take Down Russian Bank Websites on Election Day
Just as Americans are lining up to vote, one DDoS-for-hire service has already claimed responsibility for several brief attacks against Russian targets, apparently in response to the country’s alleged interference throughout the US election.On Tuesday, a hacker calling himself vimproducts showed Motherboard…
Gizmodo
Keep Your Essential Gear Powered Up With a Trio of APC Discounts
If you ever have to deal with power shortages and brief outages, Amazon’s offering all-time low prices on a pair of APC UPS backup power supplies, plus an 11-outlet surge protector, today only.Read more…
SpaceNews.com
U.S. military 
rebounding as a commercial satellite customer
The sighting of a nightingale is no proof that spring has arrived. But what about four of them? Satellite fleet operators Inmarsat, Intelsat, SES and Eutelsat all say the long-awaited rebound in U.S. government (translation: mainly the U.S. Department of Defense) demand for bandwidth now looks to be…
How-To Geek
How to Combine Text from Multiple Cells into One Cell in Excel
If you have a large worksheet in an Excel workbook in which you need to combine text from multiple cells, you can breathe a sigh of relief because you don’t have to retype all that text. You can easily concatenate the text.Click Here to Continue Reading
Newswise: SciNews
Brookhaven Lab Wins Three 2016 R&D 100 Awards
Innovations in microscopy, catalysis, and nanomaterials are among the 100 technologies and services of the past year selected by R&D Magazine to receive awards.
Newswise: SciNews
How Land Use Change Affects Water Quality, Tracing the Ivory Trail, How Severe Wildfires Make Forests Susceptible To Bark Beetle Outbreaks, and More in the Environmental Science News Source
The latest research on the environment in the Environmental Science News Source
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Political upheaval threatens Brazil’s environmental protections
Barrage of proposals would allow developers to sidestep environmental reviews.Nature 539 147 doi: 10.1038/539147a
VentureBeat
U.S. election results 2016: How to follow online
If you’re still bingeing on election news, it’s now easier than ever to subject yourself to up-to-the-minute U.S. voting results on Election Day — Tuesday, November 8. From YouTube to Twitter, here’s a list of ways to follow the election online … possibly while curled into a ball, mumbling about emails….
Cool Material
Good Morning Mug
If you’re anything like us, you’re less than human prior to that first cup of coffee in the morning. The Good Morning Mug is the perfect way to tell everyone around you that you’re not quite ready for conversation without you ever having to open your mouth. Originally designed by artist Jason Oranzo—who…
Fast Company
How Trump Made Architecture (And Cities) Worse
From inflating building heights to stiffing contractors on their fees, Trump has consistently disrespected the architecture profession. From inflating building heights to stiffing contractors on their fees, Trump has consistently disrespected the architecture profession.Before…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Researchers Directly Determine Bandgap Energy of Single Cesium Lead Bromide Nanocrystals
The relation between bandgap energy of single cesium lead bromide nanocrystals (CsPbBr3 NCs) and their shape and size has been determined directly by a global research team headed by Tom…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Gold Nanoparticles Engineered to Deliver Two Lethal Shots to Cancer
A new laboratory research* presented at the 2016 National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer conference talks about how tagging gold nanoparticles with a minute dose of radiation has been…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Employing Nanocellulose in Reinforced Plastics and Dental Regenerative Medicine
Imagine taking one of earth’s most abundant natural materials and extracting its strength to transform heavy objects into lightweight objects, to use as a substitute for synthetic materials,…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Researchers Develop Textured Metal-Oxide Sheets Using Graphene Templates
A new method of producing ultrathin metal-oxide sheets with intricate crumple and wrinkle pattern has been developed by researchers at the Brown University. The researchers show the efficient…
Phys.org: Physics News
A public database of macromolecular diffraction experiments
The reproducibility of published experimental results has recently attracted attention in many different scientific fields. The lack of availability of original primary scientific data represents a major factor contributing to reproducibility problems, however, the structural biology community has taken…
io9
Holy Crap, GTA Online’s Latest Update Turns It Into Tron
Welp, guess I’m gonna have to start playing GTA Online again…Read more…
CNET News.com
Tesla ramps up to Model 3 with Grohmann Engineering acquisition – Roadshow
Why buy the machines, when you can buy the company that builds the machines?
TechCrunch
Samsung is really, really sorry about the Galaxy Note 7 and plans to ‘do better’
 Samsung is no doubt eager to put this whole Note 7 situation behind it as quickly as possible. In fact, the company apparently can’t stop talking up the Galaxy S8, even though that device is still a few months over the horizon. But of the seven stages of exploding smartphone grief, Samsung is currently…
TEDTalks (video)
Can a divided America heal? | Jonathan Haidt
How can the US recover after the negative, partisan presidential election of 2016? Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies the morals that form the basis of our political choices. In conversation with TED Curator Chris Anderson, he describes the patterns of thinking and historical causes that have…
Reason.com Full Feed
How Slate and Deadspin Are Voting
Two more publications have revealed how their staffers plan to vote: Slate, which has been showing its ballots since 2000, and Deadspin, which joined in this year. That brings the number of outlets that do this—or at least the number I’m aware of—to four. (Here at Reason we published our quadrennial…
Next Big Future
US Air Force testing electrical brain stimulation to boost alertness and reduce stress of drone and fighter pilots and found a 30% boost in performance
Scientists are now testing electrical brain stimulation on US Air Force drone operators and fighter pilots to help reduce stress and keep them alert during missionsScientists from the US Air Force and Wright State University (WSU) have demonstrated that it is possible to stimulate the brain using electricity…
WIRED
If Trump Loses But Doesn’t Concede, He Still Loses
How much havoc can a sore loser wreak? Legally, not much. The post If Trump Loses But Doesn’t Concede, He Still Loses appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Check Out Fox News’ Insane $30M Election Day Studio
Election night has always been about making complex information as digestible as possible. The post Check Out Fox News’ Insane $30M Election Day Studio appeared first on WIRED.
Deals
Charge All of the Things With This $19, 22,400mAh Battery Pack
Simply put, $19 is one of the best prices we’ve ever seen on a 20,000mAh+ USB battery pack, let alone one with three charging ports. I wouldn’t expect this to last long.Read more…
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This Incredibly Popular All-Clad 12″ Skillet Is Cheaper Than Ever Today
All-Clad skillets are among the most popular pieces of cookware we’ve ever posted, and Amazon’s marked the 12″ tri-ply down to its lowest price ever.Read more…
TechSpot
The best automotive tech opportunity? Make existing cars smarter
Everyone, it seems, is excited about the opportunity offered by smart and connected cars. Auto companies, tech companies, component makers, Wall Street, the tech press, and enthusiasts of all types get frothy at the mouth whenever the subject comes up.
The Next Web
Snapchat update adds support for Spectacles glasses and UI tweaks
Snapchat is receiving an election day update today with a few new features, not the least  of which is support for its new Spectacles video-recording glasses. Mashable spotted
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