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Curbed National
Trump’s infrastructure ambitions may be something most Americans can get behind
But can he become a builder for the common good? At a moment when many feel the nation is more divided than ever, in the midst of the post-election analysis and realization, there’s an issue that stands out as a rare source of agreement between parties. It’s a pressing problem that, if given the right…
Scientific American Content: Global
Teaching Blind Students with 3-D Prints
The technology turns abstract ideas into tactile teaching aids for the visually impaired — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Digital Trends
Military tests direct brain stimulation to improve multitasking performance
How do you cope with incoming data overload arriving from multiple sources? If you’re the U.S. military, you look for ways to overcome the problem. Increasingly complex data requiring rapid recognition and response in highly tense situations, and thereby causing personnel performance slumps, led the…
GearCulture
Cowarobot R1 Robotic Suitcase
Luggage used to be such a drag, now it follows your like a pet puppy dog in the form of the Cowarobot R1 Robotic Suitcase. Forged from highly durable polycarbonate, the design can travel independently at the speed of a jog and even find you from up to 50 meters away. Topple-proof technology means the…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Possible reason for carcinogenicity of silica dust is found
Techbargains.com
Amazon Under Armour Socks Sale – up to 85% off
Amazon Under Armour Socks Sale – up to 85% off
Mises Institute
The Myth of One Person, One Vote
Tags A A StrategyHome | Feed | Blog.rssThe Myth of One Person, One VotePolitical Theory 0 Views 2 hours agoEvery four years, Americans are encouraged and even guilted into the voting booths. It’s set up as a sacred ritual for which participation should count as an honor and a privilege.The…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
UK unveils coal phase out, as world frets election results
For those wondering about the future of decarbonization, here’s a hopeful little snippet.
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Stopping Climate change with the Green Industrial Revolution | Jochen Wermuth | TEDxMarrakesh
Green Industrial Revolution: Moving the trillions needed to stop climate change profitably Jochen Wermuth is a member of the steering committee of the peer­‐to­‐peer investor networks “Europeans for Divest-­‐Invest” & “100% Impact Network“. He is also Founding Partner & Chief Investment Officer…
Geek.com
Here’s How Your Future House on Mars Could Actually Look
If you’re planning on moving away from Earth in the near future, as many Americans have decided after the results of the 2016 election, you might want to catch an upcoming National Geographic […]
Curbed National
Santa Monica could require all new housing be net-zero energy, a first in California
Outfitted with solar panels and wind turbines, net-zero housing would produce as much energy as they consume Last week, the City Council of Santa Monica, California, green-lit regulations that would require new single-family homes to meet net-zero energy standards. The California Energy Commission still…
Next Big Future
Elon Musk and Obama voice support for basic income
Elon Musk again stated his position that robots taking human jobs would continue as technology develops. “There is a pretty good chance we’ll end up with a universal basic income (UBI), or something like that, due to automation,” Musk said.In an interview with WIRED.com, out-going president Barack Obama…
Mashable
Snapchat provided the rawest look at election night 2016
Just before 3 a.m. Wednesday on television, NBC anchors Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, Dan Rather and Savannah Guthrie looked shaken as they waited to report the final polling numbers of the presidential election.  SEE ALSO: Good luck, America: You just elected Donald Trump president Meanwhile, on Snapchat,…
Newswise: SciNews
Scientists Probe Underground Depths of Earth’s Carbon Cycle
Understanding how carbon dissolves in water at the molecular level under extreme conditions is critical to understanding the Earth’s deep carbon cycle–a process that ultimately influences global climate change.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
What Trump’s victory means for the environment (it’s not good)
In a shocking upset that has warped our perception of reality, Donald Trump — a climate change denier — has prevailed as the victor in the 2016 presidential race. The newly elected 45th President of the United States is fighting to reverse the progress many have made in the fight against climate change….
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Trump will probably undo Obama’s budget increases for Earth sciences
Enlarge / This is the Globe Sculpture at the Trump International Hotel and Tower, located on 59th Street and Columbus Circle in New York City. (credit: Visions of America/UIG via Getty Images) The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States will likely bring an end to a golden age…
Science | Smithsonian
Fossilized Dinos are Bones Turned to Stone—But Sometimes, Part of the Original Dino Survives
Every fossilized skeleton is a unique snowflake. We now know that some contain biological bits of tooth and claw
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
Lovely Roof Garden Adorns Contemporary Home in Vietnam
The collaboration between  Vo Trong Nghia Architects & ICADA led to the design of “House in Nha Trang“, which displays a striking green roof. The project in Vietnam’s Khanh Hoa Province is surrounded by a rich natural landscape, with neighboring sea and mountains.Making the most of the environment…
Digital Trends
Electronic Arts files trademark application for ‘Need for Speed Arena’
Electronic Arts’ long-running Need for Speed series may have skipped 2016, but it has been confirmed that the popular racing franchise isn’t ready to pump the brakes just yet. A trademark application may well have revealed the title of its next installment, which is expected to arrive next year. On…
Mashable
It’s 27 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall and everyone is pointing out the same thing
LONDON — On Nov. 9, 1989, the world saw the fall of the Berlin Wall, marking the beginning of the end of the Cold War era.  Twenty-seven years later to the day, the world woke up to discover that a man whose campaign centred on promises of a new wall had been elected to the office of the presidency…
Mashable
Just One Thing: Should you experiment with Crowd Funding?
Taking the leap with crowdfunding isn’t just about dollars and cents – it’s about building community.  Read more…More about Justonething Seeding, Just One Thing, Supported, Business, and Small Business
Lifehacker
Impress Your Thanksgiving Guests With These Pumpkin Pie Upgrades
Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie, but the standard can seem a little, well, standard. To make a festive gourd-based dessert your friends and family will truly be thankful for, try one—or several—of these tasty variations below.Set the Filling FoundationIn terms of a base recipe, there’s…
Gizmodo
What a Trump Presidency Means for Your Health
The future of public health in the United States was a hotly contested topic during the 2016 election, with the presidential candidates making bold promises and several important ballot initiatives up for grabs. Here’s how America voted, and what a Trump presidency means to your health. Read more…
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7 Chrome Extensions You Should Know About
Here’s a fun fact: Google Chrome is the most popular web browser in the United States. While it’s a great browser right out of the box and despite its popularity, a lot of people don’t realize the power of Google Chrome extensions. These add-ons can completely change the way we browse the web and there…
Mashable
Just One Thing: Planning your exit
Getting bought-out is exciting, but you’ll need some help sorting out all the paperwork. Read more…More about Justonething Seeding, Just One Thing, Supported, Business, and Small Business
BBC News – World
Trump and trade
During the election campaign the US president-elect promised radical changes to America’s trade relations.
BBC News – World
Mideast balance of power
BBC correspondents report on how the Middle East is reacting to Donald Trump’s election victory.
BBC News – World
US front-porch revolt
Conservative writer Rod Dreher admits he did not see Trump’s win coming, but his working-class widowed mother did.
BBC News – World
Russia celebrates
As the world digests Donald Trump’s shock US election win, the Russian government is delighted, writes Sarah Rainsford.
Mashable
Trump once said the very thing that elected him was a ‘disaster for democracy’
Back in 2012, President-elect Donald Trump railed against the one institution that won him the U.S. election last night: the Electoral College.  As results continued to roll in following the vote, Hillary Clinton passed Trump for control of the popular vote. SEE ALSO: Vladimir Putin says Donald Trump’s…
Dezeen
Parsons School of Design launches new digital design masters programme
Dezeen promotion: Parsons School of Design in New York has introduced a digital product design course to its masters programme. Read more
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Xit Custom Hardshell Backpack for DJI Phantom 3 or 4 $69.99
Xit Custom Hardshell Backpack for DJI Phantom 3 or 4 $69.99
Fast Company
Watching The Election In Moscow: “Trump Is Better For Russia”
In the cafes and bars of Moscow, young professionals mused about Trump, the hacking allegations, and Clinton’s problems. In the cafes and bars of Moscow, young professionals mused about Trump, the hacking allegations, and Clinton’s problems.If, in the eyes of many Russians, Vladimir…
Next Big Future
Nanopatterned silicon shields photonic devices which will increase density of circuits in photonic chips
University of Utah electrical and computer engineering associate professor Rajesh Menon and his team have developed a cloaking device for microscopic photonic integrated devices — the building blocks of photonic computer chips that run on light instead of electrical current — in an effort to make future…
Physics News
When crystal vibrations’ inner clock drives superconductivity
Superconductivity is like an Eldorado for electrons, as they flow without resistance through a conductor. However, it only occurs below a very low critical temperature. Physicists now believe …
Mises Institute
63 Million Americans Now Live in States with Legal Recreational Marijuana
Tags A A Legal SystemHome | Feed | Blog.rss63 Million Americans Now Live in States with Legal Recreational MarijuanaPolitical Theory 0 Views 2 hours agoFollowing statewide votes in yesterday election, more than 60 million Americans now live in states that have legalized recreational…
Mises Institute
The Intelligentsia Takes a Hit
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssMedia and CultureThe Intelligentsia Takes a Hit 0 Views Last night’s surprising result left Trump supporters elated, Clinton supporters dejected. Most libertarians have long given up hope that the electoral process can bring substantial improvements to…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Nanoparticle treatment adds antimicrobial coatings to leather
Gizmodo
The New Movement Starts Now
This morning, many Americans woke up fearful, wondering what comes next. The only possible answer: four years of hard fucking work. Read more…
Mashable
Here’s what happened to unused confetti from Clinton’s rally last night
In every election, someone’s victory party is abruptly cancelled. Following election results, the team behind Hillary Clinton’s victory rally at New York City’s Javits Center had the somber task of packing up all the fun stuff and putting it away. SEE ALSO: Good luck, America: You just elected Donald…
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Natural remedies for 6 stress-related discomforts
Headache? Nausea? Back pain? These natural remedies can help when stress hits you where it hurts.
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NORDIC POCKET SAW
The Nordic Pocket Saw is a pocket-sized manual chainsaw for outdoor enthusiasts. The saw is a heat-treated, high-carbon steel chain, designed to stand up to harsh conditions and extreme temperatures, and features double-cutter teeth on each link for effortless cutting in both directions. Attached to…
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GIVER 4-SEASON GLOVES
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TORQUAY CONCRETE HOUSE
A beautiful concrete house on the Victorian surf coast in Torquay, Australia. Idealised by Auhaus Architecture, the 4 bedroom family house has been designed as a walled sanctuary, opening up onto itself and allowing stunning views onto wetlands and a golf course. The material palette is rich and textured,…
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Would you visit a VR arcade that’s three times bigger than Vive’s play space?
100 square meters of pure VR enjoyment. You’re not going to get that at home. VR gaming is still in its infancy, but with the likes of the Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR and HTC Vive starting to find their way into people’s homes there’s going to be the inevitable issue of the space you have available to…
The Verge – All Posts
Voters still like public transportation so they gave it close to $200 billion
Millions of Americans just voted in favor of ballot proposals to improve and expand public transportation in their communities, a silver lining in a mostly miserable election cycle. There were a record 48 ballot proposals across the country that would have raised up to $200 billion for better trains…
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Inateck 15-15.4in Laptop Sleeve Carrying Case $8.74
Inateck 15-15.4in Laptop Sleeve Carrying Case $8.74
Lifehacker
Today’s Best Deals: Bluetooth Headphones, Socks & Underwear, Stanley Flasks & Water Bottles
$1 Dash buttons (with $5 credit after first use), Stanley flasks and water bottles, a huge sale on underwear, socks and undershirts, and more lead Wednesday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Novel method to identify illicit designer drugs developed
A new technique has been identified that quickly and cheaply recognizes illegal designer drugs that normally evade detection.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Focus on quiescent cells brings to light essential role of RNAi in transcription control
Some cells just don’t get the respect they deserve. In fact, most cells don’t. Over 99 percent of the innumerable cells on our planet exist in a state of quiescence. Pick up a handful of soil: it contains thousands of microorganisms, almost every one of which would not grow if you placed it in a culture…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Experts call on climate change panel to better reflect ocean variability in their projections
Ocean variability and realistic marine regional projections should be included in Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports to better inform policy-makers, state researchers from the University of Bristol and University of Tasmania.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
The double wonder of worms—research shows vermicomposting can produce cleaner soil and animal feed
In North America, a whopping 30 to 40 per cent of our residential waste is organic—biodegradable garbage that could be composted but is often sent to landfills.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
What makes Francisella such a bad actor?
Scientists are gaining an insider’s look behind the notorious infectivity of Francisella tularensis. This bacterium is an equal opportunity pathogen. It causes the disease tularemia in humans, rabbits and rodents, among others.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Lack of plasmodium surface-protein blocks mosquito infection
A previously unknown feature of the malaria parasite development has just been published in the journal Cell Host & Microbe.
CNET News.com
Japan’s new license plate might be the best ever made – Roadshow
It draws inspiration from the legendary Japanese artist Hokusai.
GearCulture
Totallee Cases
Protect your iPhone without bulking it up with a case. Offered in three levels of thickness, Totalle Cases allow you to choose how slim to make your iPhone case based on your lifestyle. Choose from .06″, .04″, or .02″ and get quality protection in a beautifully slim profile.
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Flash Physics: Spotting supersolids, Perimeter Institute and South American Institute for Fundamental Research partner up, measuring photoionization in zeptoseconds
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
JZA+D transforms a defunct Princeton gas station into a pumping pizza joint
Nomad Pizza is a popular restaurant located near a shopping center in Princeton, New Jersey. Elements of the original modernist structure are still present both in the interior and exterior of the building. However, its current appearance and organization lend themselves to use in a food industry venue,…
Mashable
Lin-Manuel Miranda managed to tweet pure inspiration after Trump’s win
Sad as it may be for some, showing any semblance of positivity or eloquence on this post-Election Day is pretty impressive. Lin-Manuel Miranda, who has endorsed Hillary Clinton multiple times, used Twitter to show off his positive attitude and remind us all that we’re going to get through this and the…
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Under Trump the future of Net Neutrality and broadband is uncertain
On January 20th, Donald Trump will be sworn in as president of the United States. With a Republican controlled House and Senate behind him, things in this country are going to change… a lot. One of the things that might be on the chopping block ear…
Singularity HUB
Battle of the Bots: How AI Is Taking Over the World of Cybersecurity
Google has built machine learning systems that can create their own cryptographic algorithms — the latest success for AI’s use in cybersecurity. But what are the implications of our digital security increasingly being handed over to intelligent machines? Google Brain, the company’s California-based AI…
Motherboard RSS Feed
The Threat of a Brain Drain Under a Trump Presidency Is Real
On Tuesday evening, as early election results began to tip in favour of Donald Trump becoming the next US president, Canada’s immigration site actually crashed temporarily because it was getting so much traffic. A lot of Americans have either joked or threatened that, in the event of a Trump presidency,…
Digital Trends
Will Toyota change course and build a mass-market electric car?
Toyota doesn’t like battery-electric cars. It believes hydrogen fuel cells are the better technology, because they generally offer greater range, and short refueling times similar to gasoline cars. But Toyota may be changing its attitude. The Japanese automaker is now considering building an electric…
SciTech Daily
ESO Views Protoplanetary Discs Being Shaped by Newborn Planets
Using data from the SPHERE instrument mounted on ESO’s Very Large Telescope, astronomers reveal protoplanetary discs being shaped by newborn planets. Sharp new observations have revealed striking features in planet-forming discs around young stars. The SPHERE instrument, mounted on ESO’s Very Large…
Computerworld
IDG Contributor Network: Microsoft to add Access database to Office 365 Business
Microsoft announced last Friday that it is bringing Access, the personal database program from its Office productivity suite, to Office 365 Business and Business Premium plans. It has been available for other 365 subscriptions, including ProPlus, E3 and E5 subscriptions, and the consumer plans.Access…
New Scientist – Online news
Inside the weirdly calming world of farming and truck simulators
Farming Simulator 17 is the latest game in a series that has an army of dedicated fans who play it to help them relax
New Scientist – Online news
A new world order is defying the science of polling – what now?
Pollsters who said a Trump victory and Brexit were unlikely need to start counting the voices of newly engaged voters
New Scientist – Online news
Tiny fingertip camera helps blind people read without braille
Nicknamed HandSight, the wearable device uses a tiny camera worn on the fingertip to translate text to speech as users hover over words on a page
Mashable
Thanks NASA! We’ve never needed livestreaming space views like we do today
If you need a little diversion from your post-election news hangover, NASA has you covered. The space agency is currently streaming live views from the International Space Station on Facebook, showing the blue, green and brown beauty of Earth from above.  SEE ALSO: This is what it looks like to come…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
The 7 best Windows tablets: top Windows tablets reviewed
Update: At #7 on our list, the detachable, touch keyboard-wielding Lenovo Yoga Book has been added for its exciting innovations.Microsoft’s been pushing tablet computers for the best part of a decade, so you can imagine how happy the success of great slates like the iPad Air and Samsung Galaxy Note series…
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12 tech gifts for the geekiest people in your life
There’s one in every family: The uber geek who pretty much has it all when it comes to tech basics. They don’t need a laptop or a fancy TV. But don’t worry, there’s always some gap in their collection of gadgets that you can easily fill. And remember, the more niche the product, the better gift it is…
Gizmodo
I Don’t Know How to Blog About Movies Today
I’m sorry, I don’t know what to say today. I had no plan for this.Read more…
TechCrunch
Losing the future
 There’s a story that Silicon Valley likes to tell about the future. Part of that story, of course, is the idea that technological change will continue to accelerate and make our lives better. But when I talk to entrepreneurs and investors, I hear a broader narrative of progress — a belief that society…
Next Big Future
Artificial Intelligence MogIA predicted the outcome of last four presidential elections including Trump win
In October, an artificial intelligence system that correctly predicted the last three U.S. presidential elections puts Republican nominee Donald Trump ahead of Democrat rival Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House. Now the system is four for four.MogIA was developed by Sanjiv Rai, founder of…
ArchDaily
BIG Joins Kuma, Perrault and EMBT in Designing Stations for the Grand Paris Express Metro
© BIG – Silvio d’Ascia – Société du Grand Paris / Gare Pont de Bondy, (line 15 East) par BIG et Silvio d’Ascia BIG and French studio Silvio d’Ascia have been selected to design the new Pont de Bondy metro station in Paris. The station is the latest design to be announced as part of the Société…
Gizmodo
This Massive Rube Goldberg Machine Uses the Internet to Visit Five Different Cities
Thanks to the internet and being able to easily share videos of them playing out, those pointlessly complicated Rube Goldberg machines are more popular than ever. But this wonderful kinetic sculpture actually uses the internet as one of its countless mechanisms so that it’s able to play out across five…
Lifehacker
It’s Okay to Spend Money, Just Don’t Forget About Your Financial Goals
Money is just a tool, so you shouldn’t necessarily feel bad about splurging on a $3 latte. On the other hand, it’s easy to use this as a justification to spend money, and that can undermine your goals.http://twocents.lifehacker.com/money-is-not-y…If you want to build wealth, you have to keep more money…
Deals
Today’s Best Lifestyle Deals: Frye Boots, Nordstrom Rack ‘Clear the Rack’, Tarte Cosmetics, and More
The resurgence of Clear the Rack at Nordstorm Rack, discounted Frye Boots, $59 full-size custom beauty kits from Tarte Cosmetics, and more lead Wednesday’s best lifestyle deals.Read more…
Slashdot
Automakers, Dependent on Mexico, Face a Rougher Road with Trump
An anonymous reader shares a Reuters report: The election of Donald Trump as U.S. president puts new pressure on automakers and other manufacturers that have become dependent on open trade with Mexico, and raises the risk they will face higher costs. Automakers could also take a hit if instability in…
GearCulture
Nube Stratos Modular Hammock Shelter
Don’t let weather, nasty terrain, or unpredictability put a damper on your camping plans. Building on the success and ingenuity of the first all-in-one hammock shelter, the Nube Stratos Modular Hammock Shelter takes it to the next level. With a lightweight modular system, this hammock shelter gives…
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Google’s mini radar can identify virtually any object
Google’s Project Soli radar technology is useful for much more than controlling your smartwatch with gestures. University of St. Andrews scientists have used the Soli developer kit to create RadarCat, a device that identifies many kinds of objects just by getting close enough. Thanks to machine learning,…
Gizmodo
These Fake Fingerprint Stickers Let You Access a Protected Phone While Wearing Gloves
Gloves that work on touchscreen devices are nothing new—they’ve existed almost as long as smartphones have. But gloves that can unlock a mobile device that’s protected with a fingerprint reader? It might be a solution to a first world problem, but it’s a problem we’re happy is solved.Read more…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
European Union drops plans to make toasters more efficient
Efficiency standards are now toast because of worries of “over-reach and intrusiveness”.
CNET News.com
Europe gets a blacked-out Nissan Leaf model with a Wi-Fi hotspot – Roadshow
Sadly, it’s not coming to the US, like so many other neat things.
Popular Science
Can a classic thought experiment explain how we elected Trump?
Science Democrats who chose Trump through inaction were facing a trolley problem The psychology behind the trolley problem could explain why Trump won the election despite a historically low favorability rating.
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Could President Trump Really Turn the NSA Into a Personal Spy Machine?
Donald Trump speaking in April 2015. Image: Andrew Cline/ShutterstockIt’s the nightmare scenario that many worried about: the US elects a president who uses the country’s nearly omnipotent surveillance powers for his or her own gain. Edward Snowden has described the NSA’s spying capabilities as the “architecture…
Lifehacker
Everywhere That Marijuana Is Legal Now, and What It Means for You
Last night, among many other more important votes, Americans in several states voted on whether to legalize marijuana for recreational or medicinal purposes. In almost all cases, the votes passed. Here’s what that means for you. Keep in mind, we’re not doctors, so you should check with yours before…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Focus on quiescent cells brings to light the essential role of RNA interference in transcription control
Some cells just don’t get the respect they deserve. In fact, most cells don’t. Over 99 percent of the innumerable cells on our planet exist in a state of quiescence. Pick up a handful of soil: it contains thousands of microorganisms, almost every one of which would not grow if you placed it in a culture…
The Awesomer
Making a Steel & Leather Tool Tote
LinkCarpenter Jimmy DiResta has previously made some useful tool totes out of wood, but this time, he decided to make a more stylish and unique tote, welded from steel rods, and wrapped in leather. It’s heavy for a toolbox, but it’s not going to be used for field work. More Awesome Stuff: How to…
Mashable
NBA player reminds people why running from a Trump presidency is a bad idea
As the reality of a Donald Trump presidency sinks in, many folks are making frantic plans to flee it.  Canada’s immigration website crashed as news of Donald Trump’s victory arrived, and a surge of Californians are calling for their state’s succession online.  But NBA player Metta World Peace reminded…
Gizmodo
The Critical Tech Issues Donald Trump Must Face
Last night, against all odds, Donald J. Trump was elected president of the United States. The real estate mogul and reality TV star, who has said he would ban all Muslims from entering the country and once bragged about sexually assaulting women, will now take the reins of the country at a precarious…
TechCrunch
Counting endangered sea cows is hard, so we’re going to make AI do it
 Can you spot the lone dugong in this image? Look closer. Closer… still no? Try this larger version. Give up? Here it is. Now do that with 45,000 more. If that sounds tedious, then perhaps you, like researchers at Murdoch University, would prefer to delegate the duty to a specially-trained computer….
Physics News
Skin pigment could help strengthen foams and fabrics
Melanin is the natural molecule in animals’ skin, hair and the iris of eyes that gives them color and helps protect them from ultraviolet light. Someday soon, the pigment could be found in unexpected …
Physics News
Light sensor spots Legionella bacteria
Poseidon project develops new scanner to identify bacteria in under one hour.
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Can VR help to reduce police shootings?
VR is already used to help juries understand crime scenes, so it’s no surprise it could also be used to better educate police officers. That’s the idea behind BEST, a VR police training simulator that’s been built to try and reduce police-related violence. The company’s Jed Merrill explained that on…
Architectural Record
AIA ‘Committed to Working with President-Elect Trump’
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) chief executive officer Robert Ivy has issued a statement on the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. Ivy’s statement is below.
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What the Election of Donald Trump Means for the Future of the Supreme Court
The election of Donald Trump has already had a profound impact on the future of the U.S. Supreme Court. First and foremost, say goodbye to the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama’s languishing pick to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Senate Republicans have been stonewalling…
Digital Trends
Regulators say Tesla trucks will need drivers, at least for a few years
Driver not needed, but required. Tesla CEO Elon Musk told the world the company was going to develop the Tesla Semi in July. At the time, he surprisingly suggested the driverless vehicle would probably need a driver anyway, at least for a while, as reported by Electrek. It was during the announcement…
Digital Trends
These researchers are modifying CPUs to detect security threats
A group of researchers has won a grant to research and develop a modified CPU that can help detect malware and other security anomalies. The two collaborating teams, at Binghamton University and the University of California-Riverside, believe that a hardware solution is necessary to help mitigate security…
Mashable
Trump is the first president-elect not to say ‘God bless America’ since 1984
President-elect Donald Trump made all kinds of headlines on Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, when he won the 2016 presidential election. But he made a bit of relatively unnoticed history, too. In addition to turning polls on their heads, Trump became the first newly elected president to not end…
Scientific American Content: Global
How Quickly Could Obamacare Be Erased?
Certain congressional actions could help overcome the threat of a Senate filibuster  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Next Big Future
Tesla Plans Gigafactory 2 in Europe next year and will boost factory automation and ramp up production for Model 3
Tesla CEO Elon Musk and CTO JB Straubel are in Germany today to announce the acquisition of a German engineering group, Grohmann Engineering. Following the announcement, they held a press conference during which Musk emphasised that Tesla is planning “significant investments” in Germany and the conversation…
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Norton Identity Protection Elite (1-Year) $149.99
Norton Identity Protection Elite (1-Year) $149.99
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Image Portable LED Camping Lantern with Ceiling Fan $5.99
Image Portable LED Camping Lantern with Ceiling Fan $5.99
Mashable
Americans are suddenly finding ‘Rogue One’ a lot more relevant
Rogue One is about a group of rebel spies intent on putting a stop to the destructive plans of the fascist Galactic Empire. For whatever reason, lots of people on the internet are bringing it up today. SEE ALSO: Catching up on ‘Star Wars’? Here’s the only viewing order you need Maybe it’s just a coincidence,…
VentureBeat
How Ubisoft built a virtual mountain and then created a video game around it
Steep was born as a labor of love by a team that wanted to give you the feeling that you’re in the Alps flying down a mountain in a wingsuit. Ubisoft’s Annecy studio is in the French Alps, and the team has been biding its time, waiting to build the mountains around them in the most realistic way possible…
New Scientist – Online news
Implants hack reflexes to let paralysed monkeys move their legs
We only need our brains to initiate walking – our spines can take care of the rest. Now researchers have found a way to use this to reverse paralysis in monkeys
New Scientist – Online news
Forget Trump and Brexit, let’s all go live in the internet
What if you could opt-in to another country’s laws without having to actually go anywhere? Welcome to the world of e-residency
Well Spent.
Bringing Jobs Back to the US Isn’t Going to Be Easy
While the revival of American manufacturing was a defining issue in the 2016 presidential election, according to a new article from Business of Fashion, many Americans don’t fully understand the realities of reshoring. Aside from the obvious issues of increased labor costs and strained international…
Mashable
Donald Trump will be the only climate-denying world leader
If a Donald J. Trump administration acts on the president-elect’s view that global warming’s a “hoax,” the consequences of the presidential election may echo for generations. When he’s sworn into office in January, Trump becomes the only leader of a major industrialized country to deny the existence…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study finds major ocean current is widening as climate warms
A new study by University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science researchers found that the Indian Ocean’s Agulhas Current is getting wider rather than strengthening. The findings, which have important implications for global climate change, suggest that intensifying winds…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Apple out of touch with both fans and average consumers
Apple is looking more and more like it’s lost its way. Revenue and earnings are falling. Sales of all its major products are in decline. Numerous individual products are getting long in the tooth, waiting years for updates. Even for products that are getting refreshed, the updates are underwhelming.
Techbargains.com
Hisense 55H8C 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model) $459
Hisense 55H8C 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model) $459
Newswise: SciNews
Redwoods Aren’t Endangered, but They Do Have Needs
Mention of redwoods may conjure up majestic groves, the hard-fought timber wars, and the threatened existence of a famous, sacred tree species. But one Humboldt State University professor is concerned about an “endangered” listing for Northern California’s most famous “charismatic megaflora,” saying…
Newswise: SciNews
Daniel B. Polley, Ph.D., Appointed Director of Lauer Tinnitus Research Center at Mass. Eye and Ear
Massachusetts Eye and Ear has appointed Daniel B. Polley, Ph.D., leading neuroscientist and hearing researcher, as the first Director of the Lauer Tinnitus Research Center. In this role, Dr. Polley will direct the Center’s efforts to advance research to better understand and treat tinnitus (or “ringing…
Newswise: SciNews
Three New Bird Species Discovered in Africa
A Texas A&M University team has discovered three never before documented bird species in Africa, and there could well be more.
Newswise: SciNews
Genetic Repurposing
A gene that regulates bone growth and muscle metabolism in mammals may take on an additional role as a promoter of brain maturation, cognition and learning in human and nonhuman primates, according to a new study led by neurobiologists at Harvard Medical School.
PandoDaily
Uber’s new three-front war: With the Valley, Wall Street and itself?
Last night we saw that bad behavior, sexism, and an “us v. them” mentality doesn’t disqualify you from the White House. But what about from being the next super unicorn? Here in the Valley, Uber — whose lies and defiance of decency, rules and conventions previously prompted us to describe it as the…
Tools and Toys
Areaware Concrete Desk Set
If you’re feeling down about the results of a certain US election, you can always take some small solace in having your desk organized before digging back into the work. Areaware’s Concrete Desk Set, designed by Magnus Pettersen, is cast from solid concrete and includes: Tape dispenser with a wooden…
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The ambitious plan to help blind people get around
There have been many attempts to help blind people see, but none of them — so far — have managed to make it to mainstream users. It’s a trend that Budapest-based startup EVA is hoping to buck with its eponymous product, EVA (Extended Visual Assistant). Essentially, it’s a pair of sunglasses with cameras…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
Competitions: 5th Annual Gingerbread House Design Competition and Exhibition
Registration Deadline: Dec 12, 2016; Submission Deadline Dec 12, 2016 Now in its fifth year, the Gingerbread House Design Competition is a fun and tasty way to highlight the delicious talents of Boston landscape and architecture firms. While challenging designers to explore a new medium, this sweet…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
Competitions: Cool Gardens 2017: Call for Proposals
Registration Deadline: Dec 21, 2016; Submission Deadline Jan 15, 2017 Cool Gardens is pleased to announce Call for Proposals for the 2017 international Competition!The 2017 Competition seeks creative proposals from designers, architects, landscape architects, and / or artists who are interested in challenging…
9to5Mac
Apple releases updated iOS 10.1.1 build for iPhone and iPad, no OTA update needed
Originally released a few weeks back, Apple has re-released iOS 10.1.1 today for the iPhone and iPad. more…Filed under: Apple
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Watching a cell cycle
Enlarge The cell cycle is the process in which a growing cell duplicates all of its DNA, copying each base precisely once, and then divides into two daughter cells. It consists of four phases: S, for synthesis, when the new DNA is made; M, for mitosis, when the cell splits into two; and two resting…
Reason.com Full Feed
Trump Didn’t Win Because He’s Trump. He Won Because Clinton Is Clinton
The bottom line of the 2016 presidential election is that black, Hispanic, and millennial voters just didn’t vote for Clinton, or vote at all, in the numbers that were expected nor the number she needed to counter the older, whiter fan-club of Donald Trump. Exit-poll data is far from precise, but…
Reason.com Full Feed
Democrats Abandoned the Rule of Law. Under President Trump, Will They Help Restore It?
After Donald Trump’s victory last night, “democrats [may become] interested in limiting the scope of federal power, and restoring the separation of powers,” says Georgetown University Law Center’s Randy Barnett. “[When] they were holding power, [this] didn’t seem to be a problem. Maybe they can now…
Mashable
Alec Baldwin speaks out about election results, ‘broken political system’
Despite last night’s jokes that Alec Baldwin had secured a job for the next four years as Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, the comedian isn’t laughing.  Instead, he’s turned to his foundation’s Twitter page to express his frustrations and disappointment with how the 2016 presidential election unexpectedly…
Curbed National
Ikea’s replica Syrian home hopes to raise funds for the Red Cross
Shaking up the notion of “home” Ikea shoppers know to expect catalog-ready showrooms promoting a domestic perfection they can admire and aspire to. But for recent customers at the retailer’s Norwegian flagship store in Slependen, there was a home on display unlike any other. Featuring cinder-blocked…
Digital Trends
Facebook’s Flash photo-sharing app eyes emerging markets as a Snapchat clone
If you can’t beat them, copy them. At least that is the way it seems to work in the technology industry. Facebook, having failed to buy out photo-messaging app Snapchat for several billion dollars a few years ago, has repeatedly tried to create similar apps to gain market share. While it failed before,…
Digital Trends
New 8K sensor technology cuts distortion by using a global shutter
As camera sensors gain more detail, the high resolution they deliver makes another issue a bit more obvious. The high resolution reveals that traditional rolling shutters create distortion in the fastest subjects. But a new sensor developed by Cmosis, the same company powering the Lecia M, could solve…
Digital Trends
T-Mobile’s parent company is developing an anti-drone defense system
There’s no denying that drones — the remote-controlled quadcopters quickly nearing ubiquity — hold incredible value. They can coordinate a spectacular light show, deliver small packages across challenging terrain, and provide breathtaking aerial views of wonders both man-made and natural. But the pilots…
Digital Trends
The 9 coolest objects we’ve ever blasted into outer space
We humans are an inquisitive species to say the least. For more than 50 years, we’ve launched various probes and instruments into the cosmos to better understand our ever-expanding universe. These modules have visited the gas giants, rendezvoused with Rosetta, and even trekked marathons across the Martian…
The Awesomer
Larger-than-life Samurai Sculpture
Price: $6750  | BuyThailand sculptor Mari9art’s incredible build is made from recycled car parts and scrap steel. It measures 2.2m tall (~7.2 ft), and includes free door-to-port shipping, though getting it to your house might be a challenge from there. His lifesize T-Rex is even more mindblowing. …
Gizmodo
Department of Education Memo Includes Talking Points About Trump, Who Wants to Gut the Agency
Donald Trump said repeatedly during his campaign that he wants to gut the Department of Education. What did the Department of Education think about that? An internal memo released to Gizmodo today shows that the federal agency cautioned its employees not to say anything controversial about the election—especially…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Functional textiles clean pollutants from air and water
Shut Up And Take My Money
Animatronic Singing Bear, 5 feet tall, “sings” any custom MP3 playlist through 300 watt speakers
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The Verge – All Posts
Are there more endangered bird species than we think?
Hundreds of bird species around the world are endangered even though they’re not classified as such, according to a new study. Using geographical data, scientists analyzed the habitats of certain birds and concluded that the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List — the definitive guide…
Scientific American Content: Global
How Quickly Could Obamacare Be Erased?
Certain congressional actions could help overcome the threat of a Senate filibuster  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Techbargains.com
AmazonBasics Premium 8-Piece Steak Knife Set $12.74
AmazonBasics Premium 8-Piece Steak Knife Set $12.74
Mashable
The election results have people calling for a real Dumbledore’s Army
When a fictitious world of wizards was threatened by a rising force of a darkness and a government that ignored his threat, Harry Potter and his friends did the only thing they could do: They kept fighting for what they believed in. For many Americans, the 2016 election looked eerily similar to Harry’s…
DudeIWantThat.com
Gripforce Retractable Cleat Ice Boots
Where were Gripforce’s retractable spike boots when I was taking the banana peel challenge?! The Swedish-designed “Intelligent Winter Boot” intends to stamp out 2 widespread problems with cold weather footwear: 1) slipperiness; and 2) ugliness. For the slipperiness they have configured a convertible…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Geologists find key indicator of carbon sources in Earth’s mantle
Scientists have found a key indicator in determining whether the presence of carbon, found in the Earth’s mantle, is derived from continental crust – a step toward better understanding the history of crustal formation on Earth’s surface and the rate at which tectonic plates have moved throughout geologic…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Accelerating cancer research with deep learning
Despite steady progress in detection and treatment in recent decades, cancer remains the second leading cause of death in the United States, cutting short the lives of approximately 500,000 people each year.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Markarian 1018: Starvation diet for black hole dims brilliant galaxy
Astronomers may have solved the mystery of the peculiar volatile behavior of a supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy. Combined data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other observatories suggest that the black hole is no longer being fed enough fuel to make its surroundings shine brightly.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Remote sensing data reveals hundreds more species at risk of extinction
A new Duke University-led study finds that more than 200 bird species in six rapidly developing regions are at risk of extinction despite not being included on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Visitors to countryside not attracted by conservation importance
Countryside visitors choose where to go based on the presence of features such as coastline, woodland or abundant footpaths, rather than a site’s importance to conservation, according to new research.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Rising CO2 threatens coral and people who use reefs
As atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels rise, very few coral reef ecosystems will be spared the impacts of ocean acidification or sea surface temperature rise, according to a new analysis. The damage will cause the most immediate and serious threats where human dependence on reefs is highest.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Narwhal echolocation beams may be the most directional of any species
Analysis of some of the first recordings of wintering narwhals showed that they may have the most directional sonar of any species, according to a study published November 9, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Jens Koblitz from Bioacoustics Network, Germany, and colleagues.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
The golden drool: Study finds treasure trove of info in saliva of foraging bears
The rivers and streams of Alaska are littered in the summer and fall with carcasses of tens of thousands of salmon that not only provide a smorgasbord for hungry brown bears but are also the newest database in the arsenal of wildlife biologists.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
A warm climate is more sensitive to changes in atmospheric CO2
It is well-established in the scientific community that increases in atmospheric CO2 levels result in global warming, but the magnitude of the effect may vary depending on average global temperature. A new study, published this week in Science Advances and led by Tobias Friedrich from the International…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Southern wildfires create smoky haze, prompt health concerns
Wildfires burning across the South have created a smoky haze over metro Atlanta and prompted a public health advisory in Kentucky—and the forests are expected to continue burning for days as flaming leaves fall to the ground and spread the fire, authorities said Wednesday.
Techbargains.com
Samsung UN55KU6290 55″ 4K UHD HDR Smart HDTV $599.99 [65″ $999, 32″ $329]
Samsung UN55KU6290 55″ 4K UHD HDR Smart HDTV $599.99 [65″ $999, 32″ $329]
Ars Technica
To Airbnb’s chagrin, judge allows San Francisco rental law to stand
Enlarge (credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images) A federal judge in San Francisco has put the brakes on Airbnb’s efforts to halt a new local law that would require the company to verify listings that have been registered with the city first. If the ruling is upheld on the likely appeal, it may…
WIRED
Clinton and Obama To Youth of America: Do Not Lose Heart
They were probably the hardest speeches these longtime politicians ever had to give. But they both struck a note of optimism aimed at the next generation. The post Clinton and Obama To Youth of America: Do Not Lose Heart appeared first on WIRED.
Slashdot
Microsoft is Adding a Virtual Trackpad To Windows 10
Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 10 build 14965 to Windows Insiders. Among other noticeable inclusions, the new build comes with a virtual trackpad for users with a touch-capable Windows 10 machine. The Verge adds: Microsoft describes the feature as a way to control external monitors with…
Reason.com Full Feed
Did Gary Johnson and Jill Stein Voters Cost Hillary Clinton The Election?
Now that Donald Trump is president-elect, despondent Hillary Clinton supporters need someone to blame. Of course, they could blame the Democratic Party for willfully tipping the scales in favor of ensuring the nomination of a candidate who The Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald aptly described as “a deeply…
ArchDaily
Boeing Develops World’s Lightest Metal
© HRL Laboratories. Via Interesting Engineering. A metal microlattice developed by Boeing and HRL Laboratories has just been awarded the Guinness World Record for lightest metal.Made from nickel phosphorus, the microlattice emulates human cell structure, reaching a density and surface area…
Mashable
Nearly half of Americans didn’t vote — not even for Harambe
Donald Trump is the president-elect for the United States, and we’re still just now starting to understand how he won. SEE ALSO: Actual voters scoff at Trump’s poll watchers The narratives are already flying, but it’s important to look at the numbers. Nearly half of eligible voters (231,556,622 people)…
Mashable
7 video game escapes you desperately need today
Hey, video games. Remember those? Sometimes you just need to escape. We won’t presume to guess at the reasons you might want to do that today, of all days, but video games are very adept at carrying players off to another place. SEE ALSO: This drone will play with your dog Here are seven delightfully…
Popular Science
Bad news: Seabirds eat plastic because they think it smells delicious
Animals Something stinks The sulfurous smell of dying algae might be the opposite of appealing to you, but to certain seabirds it signals a feast. But the scent of dangerous plastic is similar.
Techbargains.com
Light My Fire Swedish FireSteel 2.0 Army 12,000 Strike Fire Starter $8.50
Light My Fire Swedish FireSteel 2.0 Army 12,000 Strike Fire Starter $8.50
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Adorama Fujifilm XF Lens Sale Starting at $299 (35mm F/2 $300)
Adorama Fujifilm XF Lens Sale Starting at $299 (35mm F/2 $300)
Ars Technica
President Trump may be trouble for AT&T/Time Warner merger, and Comcast
Enlarge / AT&T will own a bunch of new media properties if it is allowed to buy Time Warner. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election might be big trouble for AT&T’s attempt to buy Time Warner, and it could even threaten Comcast’s 5-year-old acquisition…
io9
A List of Pro-Women, Pro-Immigrant, Pro-Earth, Anti-Bigotry Organizations That Need Your Support
Donald Trump has been a vocal advocate of sexual assault, Islamophobia, xenophobia, and violent racism. Early Wednesday morning, America voted to elect him our president. Read more…
Geek.com
Steam Store Becomes More Personalized and User-Friendly With Latest Update
A lot of us go to the Steam store frequently, but even those who are fans of what the store has to offer will admit that it isn’t exactly perfect. It has been […]
Deals
Clear the Rack is Back For You to Shop to Your Heart’s Content
It’s that time again. Nordstrom Rack has brought back their Clear the Rack sale and it’s full (and I mean FULL) of really incredible deals. Designer clothing, brands you’ve never heard of, everything an extra 25% off. Maybe that will help today be okay, who knows.Read more…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
The 10 best wireless routers of 2016
Update: Need a router with a 5-minute setup time, an easy-to-use app and seamless customer support? We’ve added Starry Station high on the list in place of Linksys’s EA9500 Max-Stream AC5400. Read on to see why.Every household sporting broadband internet needs a wireless router. Without it, accessing…
Next Big Future
China’s belt and road is integrating countries in Asia, Africa and Europe into China’s financial, industrial and infrastructure model into one global value chain
The ultimate purpose of the Belt and Road Initiative is deep economic integration through the development of global value chains. Importantly, the initiative is supposed to abide by market rules. Either geopolitical considerations were never taken into account or everything in the Vision and Actions…
Discover Magazine
Dear President-Elect Trump: Climate change is not a hoax. Please consider this: It’s raining near the North Pole.
A postcard to the incoming president Dear President-Elect Trump: You’ve said publicly that climate change is a “hoax,” and that the concept “was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.” During the presidential campaign, you also said that you would zero…
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Stoneware Soup and Side Bowls
When you’re dealing with soup and a sandwich, chips and dip, fruit and yogurt, or any something and something that’s edible, these heavy duty stoneware soup and side bowls will come in might handy.Click Here For Complete Details
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Gigantic Deck of Playing Cards
A full deck of massive playing cards that measure 11 inches by 8 inches and look and feel just like a deck of normal boring cards.Click Here For Complete Details
Techbargains.com
Adorama Up to 50% off Polk LSiM Speaker Sale (LSiM 703 $375)
Adorama Up to 50% off Polk LSiM Speaker Sale (LSiM 703 $375)
CNET News.com
T-Mobile will sell you two Samsung Galaxy S7s for the price of one – CNET
The buy-one, get-one sale takes place this weekend.
CNET News.com
These powerful PCs may cure your MacBook Pro spec blues – CNET
If you’re a creative professional disappointed by the specs of Apple’s new MacBook Pro, you have options — take a look at how these powerful Windows laptops compare.
GearHungry
Timex IQ+ Move
Turned off by fitness trackers? The Timex IQ+ Move might make you reconsider, particularly if bright silicone and plastic bracelets aren’t your thing. It’s sleek and discreet like a classic analog Timex except for an also-analog activity tracker on the bottom right quadrant of its face that tells you…
Mashable
Relax a bit about politics-related stock market swings
In the hours after the president is elected, equity investors need to brace for volatility. What they shouldn’t do is panic. That’s because regardless of how prices react on Nov. 9, next-day moves in the S&P 500 Index are useless in telling what comes after. While the index swings an average 1.5…
9to5Mac
tvOS apps now support direct linking to improve search and sharing for Apple TV
Apple has published a developer update aimed at making it easier for developers to share direct links to tvOS apps. Originally when developers wanted to share tvOS apps, they would have to instruct users to manually search through the App Store on the Apple TV. Apple’s update today includes an update…
Top News – MIT Technology Review
Six Big Technology Questions for President Trump
We know very few specifics about our next leader’s stance on many technology policies.
Joe’s Daily
How to Iron Different Types of Fabrics the Correct Way
Learning how to iron different types of fabrics may seem difficult, when in fact it’s actually really easy. The trick is knowing how each fabric will react to your iron and whether or not heat, steam, and water are necessary. Below you will find both care and ironing techniques that will help keep…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Apple Releases Second macOS Sierra 10.12.2 Beta for Public Beta Testers
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS Sierra 10.12.2 update to public beta testers, approximately one week after releasing the first public beta of 10.12.2 and one day after seeding the second beta to developers. It’s also been more than two weeks since Apple released macOS Sierra 10.12.1…
Techbargains.com
JCPenney Black Friday Now Sale – up to 50% off
JCPenney Black Friday Now Sale – up to 50% off
HiConsumption
True Blue: 25 Best Denim Jeans For Men
Picks ranging from American made classics to high fashion pieces from Japan and Italy.
Slashdot
IBM’s Project Intu brings Watson’s Capabilities To Any Device
IBM has launched a new system-agnostic platform called Project Intu with which it aims to bring “embodied cognition” to a range of devices. From a report on SiliconAngle: In IBM’s parlance, “cognitive computing” refers to machine learning. The idea behind Project Intu is that developers will be able…
How-To Geek
Smart Light Switches vs. Smart Light Bulbs: Which One Should You Buy?
If you want to control your lights from your phone or with your voice, you have two options to consider: buy smart bulbs or buy smart light switches. Here’s how to decide between those two options.Click Here to Continue Reading
Cool Hunting
Benjamin Grant’s “Overview: A New Perspective of Earth”: Stunning high-definition satellite photographs of our planet
Inspired by his hugely popular and oftentimes mind-blowing Instagram, Benjamin Grant’s new book “Overview: A New Perspective of Earth” mesmerizes. The hardcover tome boasts 200 original images that Grant created by stitching together several satellite…… Continue…
Architizer
Philips Ledalite Jump
Detail. Design. Direct. Philips Ledalite Jump is the first high-performance, direct luminaire to offer fluorescent and LED sources with luminous design elements, patented optics and integrated, state-of-the-art technologies. Optical performance, unparalleled flexibility and advanced controls…
Deals
Amazon Prime Pantry is Marking Down a Bunch of Items for The Upcoming Holidays
Amazon’s Prime Pantry is here to help you get through the upcoming holiday months (and maybe stock up for the end of the world, who knows). Get a bunch of discounts, including coupons for 20-25% off and $1-$2 off select items.Read more…
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Researchers Use Brain Implant to Make Paralyzed Monkeys Walk
Between 255,000-600,000 Americans can’t walk because of paraplegia, or leg paralysis usually linked to spinal damage. But Tomislav Milekovic, a researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland, and his colleagues have managed to get paralyzed monkeys to do just…
Next Big Future
UK report is very worried about the Russian Armata tank but US experts doubts they will be built in huge numbers
A senior UK Army intelligence officer, states: “Without hyperbole, [Russian] Armata represents the most revolutionary step change in tank design in the last half century.”It adds: “Unsurprisingly, the tank has caused a sensation,” and it goes on to question the failure of current defence strategy to…
DigsDigs
Convertible Celerina Table For Dining And Working
With as many opportunities to work from home nowadays, there are so many pros, and very few cons that come along with that. However, the biggest con is space. It’s hard to find a home or apartment that offers enough room to live and work. The Celerina Table, designed by Damien Regamey for Reinhard AG…
Newswise: SciNews
Natural Compound Reduces Signs of Aging, Including Eye Dryness
RPB-supported vision researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have contributed key data to a new study that identifies a natural compound that slows typical signs of aging in mice. The study, published today in Cell Metabolism, shows that older mice drinking water supplemented…
TechCrunch
This Indian team plans to be the first private company to land on the moon
 TeamIndus, a private company located in Bangalore, India, is the one and only Indian entrant into the Google Lunar X-Prize, the international competition to land a private spacecraft on the moon. For TeamIndus, there are a few, exciting things at stake. If they’re first in the competition, they’ll…
Gizmodo
Trump Threatens To Repeal Fuel Economy And Emissions Regulations
Since the start of the Obama administration, U.S. government agencies have had the auto industry in a choke hold, requiring it to meet incredibly lofty fuel economy and emissions standards. But now Donald Trump threatens to repeal some of those standards, and that could have a huge effect on the industry….
Gizmodo
This Retro TV Is Filled With Modern Electronics
Your grandma doesn’t have to be the only one with an television standing on wooden legs. Doshisha just released a retro-looking TV with all the hallmarks of a one straight from the 1970s. Although it looks like it’s more than 40 years old, the TV is actually a 20-inch flatscreen LCD surrounded by a wood…
Digital Trends
Latest Windows Insider update brings some big changes to Sticky Notes, Ink
Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Preview Build 14965 for Insiders in the Fast Ring on Wednesday, bringing with it a host of bug fixes, some new features, and a slightly delayed update to language packs. What’s new First up, the latest Windows 10 Preview build aims to make it easier to use a second monitor…
Digital Trends
Microsoft files a patent enabling Surface Pen wireless charging via accessories
This appears to be a week of published patents as news of a single Microsoft invention has surfaced among a sea of recently published inventions by Apple. Microsoft’s latest patent, “Inductive Peripheral Retention Device,” was filed in September and details accessories for the company’s Surface Pen that…
TechCrunch
Bikeshare conference brings pedal power to the people
 As the North American Bikeshare Association begins its annual conference in Austin, Texas, participants will be focusing on social equity. If you’re wondering what that means, wonder no more, thanks to a statement from the NABSA’s project manager, Matt Martin: “Social equity in bikeshare means making…
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Toys & Games : Harry Potter Matchbox Playing Card Set
Great for Playing Muggle Games Not everyday can be spent playing Quidditch. Even wizards need a few rainy day games to pass the time. Play some of your favorites with this Harry Potter Matchbook Playing Card Set. $9.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Home & Office : Star Trek Encyclopedia with Signed Bookplates
From Andorians to Zayra IV. Seek out new life and new civilizations in this ultimate reference encyclopedia for all things Star Trek, which includes bookplates signed by the authors. Newly updated and expanded, the book includes information through Star Trek: Into Darkness. $149.99
Slashdot
General Motors To Lay Off 2,000 Workers at Two US Plants
General Motors plans to lay off 2,000 employees at two U.S. auto plants in early 2017, the automaker said on Wednesday. From a Reuters report:GM said it will furlough the employees when it cuts the third shift at its Lordstown, Ohio and Lansing, Michigan plants in mid-January. The Lordstown plant builds…
Lifehacker
The Two Ways to Get “Raise to Wake” on an iPhone to Actually Work Consistently
iOS 10’s “Raise to Wake” feature is great, but it’s a little finicky. How-To Geek flipped an iPhone around for a while to figure out the best way to make it actually work consistently and found two different methods.Read more…
SpaceNews.com
Kratos enlists in STRATCOM’s RF interference fight
New contract by U.S. Strategic Command’s space organization shows the U.S. military’s attention to a growing problem for government and commercial satellite operators: radio-frequency interference. On Oct. 24, the Joint Functional Component Command for Space awarded Kratos Defense and Security Solutions…
Lifehacker
Transform Your Old Hard Drives and SSDs Into Useful External Storage
External enclosures can turn your old SSDs and hard drives into useful external storage, and this $11 option from Inateck is the lowest price ever. If you’re going to be using it on the go, buy the enclosure and maybe even grab this $5 carrying case while you’re at it.Read more…
TechSpot
Financial scrutiny reportedly puts Project Wing drone initiative in holding pattern
Things have apparently gone from bad to worse for Alphabet’s Project Wing drone initiative in the wake of project leader Dave Vos’ departure last month.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Solving the puzzle of necroptosis
Cell death is an essential physiological process for all multicellular organisms. Throughout life, cells in many tissues die naturally and are replaced by new cells. A proper balance between the death and production of new cells is important for the maintenance of healthy tissue function and for regeneration…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Mobile health interventions: No silver bullet for diabetes patients, says study
November 14 is World Diabetes Day. Globally about 442 million people live with this chronic condition, most of them in low-income countries, where health systems often function poorly. As they are not equipped to follow-up on patients or improve the quality of care, chronic disease management largely…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Scientists use advanced technology to better understand a devastating neurodegenerative disorder
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 has the potential for scientists to have a better understanding on how to…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Funding a set of essential medicines for low- and middle-income countries
As the world moves toward universal health coverage, the question arises: How can governments ensure equitable access to essential medicines in low- and middle-income countries? A section of The Lancet Commission on Essential Medicines Policies report finds that funding for a “basket” of these essential…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Telephone-based intervention shows promise in combating alcohol abuse among soldiers
Researchers tested a telephone-based intervention for military members struggling with alcohol abuse, with promising results. Participants significantly reduced their drinking over time, had lower rates of alcohol dependence and were more likely to seek treatment.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
New approach against salmonella and other pathogens
Researchers have developed a new strategy to immunize against microbes that invade the gastrointestinal tract, including Salmonella, which causes more foodborne illness in the United States than any other bacteria.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Mapping the biology of drug-resistant multiple sclerosis
People suffering from multiple sclerosis have relied on a drug called interferon-beta to prevent flare-ups of the disease and avoid its crippling neurological symptoms. But interferon-beta treatment has its downsides: the drug is expensive, it can cause flu-like side-effects, and for up to half of patients,…
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Uncovering Yellowstone’s subsurface mysteries
A new study providing an unprecedented regional view of the earth’s crust beneath Yellowstone National Park will begin with a helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic (HEM) survey on November 7, 2016. Scientists hope to distinguish zones of cold fresh water, hot saline water, steam, clay and unaltered…
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Treatment advances have not improved long-term health status of childhood cancer survivors
Despite therapeutic advances over the past 30 years, adult survivors of childhood cancer continue to report poor physical and mental health status.
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Bees use multiple cues in hunt for pollen
Bees use a variety of senses and memory of previous experiences when deciding where to forage for pollen, research suggests.
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Aging bonobos in the wild could use reading glasses too
As people age, they often find that it’s more difficult to see things up close. Reading a newspaper suddenly requires a good pair of reading glasses or bifocals. Now, researchers find that the same goes for bonobos, one of human’s closest primate relatives along with chimpanzees, even though they obviously…
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Bat fatalities at wind farms prove unpredictable
Costly ecological impact assessments (EcIAs) completed prior to the building of wind farms have failed to protect bats from fatal collisions with the spinning blades. Researchers say that, for reasons that aren’t yet entirely clear, that’s because surveys of bat activity conducted only before building…
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Gold nanoparticles help deliver lethal one-two punch to cancer
Tagging gold nanoparticles with a small dose of radiation has helped researchers trace the precious metal as it delivers a drug right into the heart of cancer cells, according to new laboratory research.
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Life took hold on land 300 million years earlier than thought
Life took hold on land at least as early as 3.2 billion years ago, suggests a study. The team studied ancient rock formations from South Africa’s Barberton greenstone belt. These rocks are some of the oldest known on Earth, with their formation dating back to 3.5 billion years.
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Dependency can be an evolutionary advantage
It has been known for quite some time that genetically modified bacteria, which have lost their ability to produce certain amino acids and retrieve these nutrients from their environment grow better than bacteria, which produce all nutrients themselves. This led researchers to inquire whether natural…
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The Caucasus as an ‘island’ in the ‘sea’ of steppes: New insights in mosquito evolution
From a geographical point of view, the Caucasus is far from an island or even a peninsula, being a relatively big mountainous region appearing as a fence at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black and the Caspian seas. However, a study into the chromosome structure of mosquito larvae…
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Early planned birth linked to risk of poor child development
Planned births occur where a considered decision is made to deliver an infant, and in recent years there have been significant changes in clinical practice resulting in an increase in planned births before the ideal time of birth at 39-40 weeks’ gestation. This is mostly attributable to the increased…
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How human brains do language: One system, two channels
Currently there is a debate as to what role sign language has played in language evolution, and whether the structure of sign language share similarities with spoken language. New research shows that our brain detects some deep similarities between speech and sign language.
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Network traffic visualization tool will help thwart cyber attacks
Researchers have used a new tool to visualize DDoS attacks and malware distribution networks.
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Diamond collection brings deep Earth to the surface
It takes incredible heat and pressure to form a diamond. And when diamonds are formed, microscopic minerals are trapped inside. The chemistry of these minerals, or inclusions, provides a rare look at the processes that led to the formation of Earth’s crust. Researchers have recently analyzed diamonds…
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Key mechanisms of cancer, aging and inflammation uncovered
New details about the biology of telomeres — “caps” of DNA that protect the tips of chromosomes and play key roles in a number of health conditions, including cancer, inflammation and aging — have been uncovered by a team of researchers.
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Blood vessels control brain growth
Blood vessels play a vital role in stem cell reproduction, enabling the brain to grow and develop in the womb, reveals new research in mice.
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Gestational age may impact academic performance
A new study indicates that being born either too early or too late may have a long-term effect on children’s academic performance.
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Semiconductor-free microelectronics are now possible, thanks to metamaterials
Engineers have fabricated the first semiconductor-free, optically-controlled microelectronic device. Using metamaterials, engineers were able to build a microscale device that shows a 1,000 percent increase in conductivity when activated by low voltage and a low power laser.
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Bushmeat hunting drives biodiversity declines in Central Africa
Hunting has dramatically reduced the diversity of animal communities in forests near villages in Gabon and may also be driving declines in similar landscapes across 53% of Central Africa, report investigators.
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Gene network controls how many flowers and fruits plants will make in critical growth window
There is staggering diversity in the number of flowers produced by each of the 2,800 or so species of plants in the nightshade family, which includes economically important crops such as tomatoes, peppers, and potatoes. Why the dramatic differences between such closely related species? While the development…
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Driverless cars, golf carts, now joined by autonomous scooter
Researchers have developed a self-driving scooter with the same sensor configuration and software as that used in trials of autonomous cars and golf carts. This new trial completes the demonstration of a comprehensive autonomous mobility system. A mobility-impaired user could, in principle, use a scooter…
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The global climate 2011-2015: Hottest five-year period on record
The World Meteorological Organization has published a detailed analysis of the global climate 2011-2015 — the hottest five-year period on record — and the increasingly visible human footprint on extreme weather and climate events with dangerous and costly impacts.
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Behavior of Alzheimer-linked protein revealed
Enzymes called kinases manage a wide range of cell processes, from metabolism, cell signaling, nutrient transport, and many others. Because they can affect so many different cell activities, kinases are tightly regulated within cells to make sure that the enzymes only act when necessary. Improperly activated…
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Studying structure to understand function within ‘material families’
Carbon, silicon, germanium, tin and lead are all part of a family that share the same structure of their outermost electrons, yet range from acting as insulators to semiconductors to metals.Is it possible to understand these and other trends within element families? In a new article, researchers describe…
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Pancreatitis reduced by nearly 50% after gene therapy to treat lipoprotein lipase deficiency
Over a 6-year period, patients with the genetic disease lipoprotein lipase deficiency (LPLD) who received a single gene therapy treatment of alipogene tiparvovec had a marked reduction in the severity and frequency of pancreatitis. No cases of severe pancreatitis and only one admission to the intensive…
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Mismatched light and heat levels can disrupt body clock
Body clock function can break down when light and temperature levels throughout the day are out of sync, finds new research in fruit flies.
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Lab-grown mini lungs successfully transplanted into mice
Scientists can now grow 3-D models of lungs from stem cells, creating new ways to study respiratory diseases, report scientists.
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First cellular atlas of DNA-binding molecule could advance precision therapies
Biochemists have created the first atlas that maps where molecular tools that can switch genes on and off will bind to the human genome. It is a development they say could enable these tools to be targeted to specific parts of an individual’s genome for use in precision medicine, developing therapies…
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Carbon-hungry plants impede growth rate of atmospheric carbon dioxide 
The rate at which carbon dioxide is accumulating in the atmosphere has plateaued in recent years because Earth’s vegetation is grabbing more carbon from the air than in previous decades, new research indicates.
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The messenger in Huntington’s disease
A research effort reveals new molecular mechanisms of Huntington’s disease. The results question the approaches used up to now for treatment of the disease. They also point to messenger RNA as a key pathogenic component that will make it possible to define new therapeutic strategies.
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Genetic signaling pathway blocks formation of a cancer in the cerebellum
A signaling pathway has the potential to block a type of cancer in the cerebellum, suggests new research. The work is focused on brain tumor formation in animal models of medulloblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor diagnosed in children.
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Mobs are, sometimes, good
Submitting to mob mentality is always a risky endeavor, for humans or hyenas. A new study focusing on the latter, though, shows that when it comes to battling for food, mobbing can be beneficial.
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Peat bog reveals more than 1,000 years of Tanzanian history
Scientists have charted more than 1,000 years of Tanzanian environmental history using sediments extracted from a peat bog. Working in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania, where only 15% of the tropical forests remain compared to 1,000 years ago, the team aimed to identify if the region’s rich biodiversity…
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Genetically engineering disease-fighting cells
The human body produces T cells to recognize and fight disease. Each T cell has a unique T cell receptor (or TCR) on its surface that surveils small fragments of proteins presented by other cells. Upon detecting evidence of cancer or infection, a subset of T cells binds the diseased cells and orchestrates…
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More frequent vaping among teens linked to higher risk of heavy cigarette smoking
Scientists examined associations of e-cigarette vaping with subsequent smoking frequency and heavy smoking among adolescents. E-cigarette vaping is reported by 37 percent of U.S. 10th-grade adolescents and is associated with subsequent initiation of combustible cigarette smoking, say investigators.
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Supplemental, nutrient-enriched donor milk does not improve neurodevelopment in very low-birth-weight infants
Among very low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants, the use of supplemental donor milk compared with formula did not improve neurodevelopment at 18 months, according to a study.
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Tailored, dense-dose chemotherapy for early breast cancer does not result in significant improvement
Among women with high-risk early breast cancer, the use of tailored dose-dense chemotherapy compared with standard adjuvant chemotherapy did not result in a statistically significant improvement in breast cancer recurrence-free survival, and nonhematologic toxic effects were more frequent in the tailored…
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Archaeologists study earliest recorded human burial site in Ireland
Archaeologists have shed new light on the belief systems of early Mesolithic hunter-gatherers after analyzing cremated remains and artifacts given as grave offerings from the earliest recorded human burial site in Ireland.
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Evolution purged many Neanderthal genes from human genome
Larger populations allowed humans to shed weakly deleterious gene variants that were widespread in Neanderthals, new research indicates.
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How brain surgery eliminates seizures in epilepsy patients
Surgery is an option for patients who do not respond to medications and have epileptic scar tissue that can be removed safely. In 60 to 70 percent of surgery patients, seizures are completely eliminated, and the success rate likely will improve as imaging and surgical techniques improve.
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Greenland fossils reveal global ecosystem recovery after mass extinction
A new study shows how higher latitude ecosystems recovered after the World’s most cataclysmic extinction event 252 million years ago.
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Early exposure to excess hormone causes genital defects in females
Researchers have identified cells targeted by a male hormone and found that an excess of that hormone at a specific time can cause genital defects in female mice.
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Sears Veteran’s Day Sale – up to 60% off Mattresses, Appliances, and more
Sears Veteran’s Day Sale – up to 60% off Mattresses, Appliances, and more
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Too small to be lean? Implementing lean philosophy in SMEs
Lean philosophy has long been propagated as a success story of large, automotive companies with Toyota frequently quoted as a shiny example of a success in “becoming lean”.
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You don’t need automation to make smart homes secure
Using IoT devices for personal security is not about the technology itself, according to Canary.
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Facebook: EU, US governments should ‘set the example’ for citizen safety online
Facebook CSO Alex Stamos reveals how the company is working to keep you safe online and explains why governments should help, not hinder.
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Future enterprise companies will be run by robots
Volkswagen already uses AI to predict business trends — but AI will go much further in the future.
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Predictions 2017: What financial services executives can expect
Forrester’s forecast: Leading financial firms will focus on improving customer journeys, while laggards will get distracted by bright and shiny technologies.
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Windows 10 tip: How to enable the built-in Administrator account (and why you shouldn’t)
In Windows 10, the built-in Administrator account is disabled. You can open a Command Prompt window and enable it with two commands, but think twice before you go down that road.
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BlackBerry DTEK60 review: The best enterprise flagship, priced at just $499
Similar to Lenovo’s approach with its Moto phones, BlackBerry provides a pure Google experience with productivity and security enhancements that make it the best value flagship available today.
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ViewSonic VP2468 review: An affordable professional-grade 24-inch IPS monitor
Designed for photo and video editing, the ViewSonic VP2468 is built around a full-HD AH-IPS panel and WLED backlight, delivering very creditable managed colour performance at a reasonable price.
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New MacBook Pro sales are surging
After only five days of sales, it seems that Apple’s new MacBook Pro has wiped the floor with the competition.
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Microsoft releases Windows 10 Creators Update test build 14965
The latest Windows 10 Creators Update test build for PCs and phones, No. 14965, adds some new monitor-control, inking and other capabilities.
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Will Donald Trump’s first 100 days as president include a cybercrisis?
President-Elect Trump’s cybersecurity plan is a bit vague and starts with a comprehensive review of vulnerabilities. Forrester Research predicts a cybercrisis will land in first 100 days of the Trump administration.
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In case of cyberattack, don’t count on Donald Trump knowing what to do
Usually, ignorance is bliss. But not when you’re the leader of the free world.
Digital Trends
These smart customizable e-sneakers have real sole
Looking for a way to swagger down the street like John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever, while silently informing your fellow citizens that you’re a tech-savvy early adopter? If this oddly specific fantasy happens to be one you share, you may want to check out a new Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign that…
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History and the Future Combine Forces – Amelia-7 Fighter Jet
I’m sure the majority of the Man of Many readers are either Marvel fans or have watched The Avengers or Captain America. So, it’s assumed that we all know what a tesseract is right? If you don’t, or your memory isn’t your strong suit, let me provide you with a refresher. It’s an infinity stone of unlimited…
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The Best Free Ways to Share Photos With Friends and Family (Other Than Facebook)
Facebook might be the default platform for sharing photos, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only free and easy to use option out there. Here are some other solid photo sharing options to make it easy to share photos with friends and family the way you want to.Click Here to Continue Reading
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LeEco offers a budget take on Gear VR
 LeEco is a weird company and the ExploreVR is a weird headset. It’s essentially a Gear VR competitor that promises to deliver a low-end virtual reality experience for a fraction of the price of Samsung’s peripheral. It is, of course, not the company’s first VR headset. In typical LeEco fashion, the…
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Trump promises to bring back manufacturing jobs, but robots won’t let him
 For Americans struggling with stagnant wages, under- or un-employment, one of Donald Trump’s most appealing campaign promises was to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. Navigating the complexities of policy, tariffs and geopolitics would make that hard enough already for the president elect. But…
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You can now edit RAW files from any camera with Lightroom for Android
Following an update for iOS this past summer, Adobe’s Lightroom for Android now supports all RAW file types, including .orf, .raw, .rw2, .cr2, and .nef. This means you no longer have to use Adobe’s DNG format – which had limited support for most camera models – or shoot images directly from the app….
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Forever an immigrant
In 1996, my dad was assigned to go work overseas at Samsung’s new semiconductor chip manufacturing plant in Austin, Texas. Initially, he was hesitant to go. It would mean uprooting his entire life, and plus he didn’t want his children growing up losing sight of their Korean heritage. But they sent him…
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Reverse Engineering Racism | Dan Aufseesser | TEDxEcoleHôtelièreLausanne
Will we someday learn from the past? On times where racism grows again, we can learn how to fight it. Very simply actually, just by SPEAKING UP. When you hear insane theories about the supremacy of certain origins toward others, act, react, but do not stay silent! Reverse their theories and be on the…
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How WikiLeaks Influenced the Outcome of the U.S. Election
Through a series of election-related email dumps, WikiLeaks played a major role in the U.S. elections.Read More
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Snoop Dogg can’t handle this election, asks Drake to help him move to Canada
Snoop wants to roll on out of America, and he’s asking his buddy Drake for help. Upon hearing that Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, a troubled Snoop Dogg decided it might be time for a change of scenery. SEE ALSO: What you should know if you’re planning a move to Canada He shared a…
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14 blankets to crawl under and just kinda wait
Hey, everyone. It was a long, rough night. A lot of people are feeling hopeless, sad, angry, afraid. Remember that it’s okay to grieve if you want to. SEE ALSO: Snapchat provided the rawest look at election night 2016 Here’s a list of blankets you could crawl under. It’s not going to change anything,…
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Human antibody shown to impart forcefield-like qualities to placenta to battle Zika
Since the World Health Organization declared the Zika virus disease a global public health emergency in February, researchers have been working at full speed to develop a vaccine for it. Multiple experimental vaccines are in the works, as are solutions to eliminate the Aedes aegypti, from using…
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Enhanced Wheat Curl Mite Control Found in Genes
The Texas High Plains high winds are a major contributor to the spread of wheat curl mite-transmitted viral diseases in wheat. Cultural control is not very effective because the wind can spread the mites and thus devastating diseases. Scientists now have outlined how the better control will come through…
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PlayStation 4 is now a GIF factory
Sony is updating its console with an awesome new sharing feature. Above: PS4 GIF capabilities in action.Image Credit: Sony The PlayStation 4 can now create and share animated GIFs. Sony Interactive Entertainment is rolling out an update to the Sharefactory app on PS4 that introduces a number of new…
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Google launches Slides API after teasing it in May
Google today announced the availability of its Google Slides application programming interface (API), which enables third-party tools to integrate with and and do things inside of the cloud-based Google Slides presentation-building service. Google announced that it was working on the API at its Google…
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AI is helping job candidates bypass resume bias and black holes
GUEST: Despite the desire for equitable hiring practices, humans have biases in every decision they make, and most of the time they don’t realize it. Often, hiring managers recommend a candidate because of a personal connection such as alumni groups or an interest in sports, or qualified candidates are…
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Google is rolling out the new Google Sites for G Suite customers, will kill old version later
Google today announced that the new version of the Google Sites service for easily creating websites is now becoming available for all G Suite (formerly known as Google Apps for Work) customers to use. Google unveiled the redesign in June and only made it available companies that were accepted for an…
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Both Samsung Galaxy S8 models will reportedly have an edge display
A report in Korean investment publication The Bell (via Droid-Life) claims that next year’s first-half Android flagship from Samsung, presumably marketed as the Galaxy S8, will follow a trend begun with 2015’s Galaxy S6 and come in two different variants. But unlike S6 — and this year’s Galaxy S7 — both…
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How AI could help save the humble sea cow – CNET
Google’s neural network software is being used to scan thousands of photos to detect the cute mammals threatened by extinction.
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Samsung’s latest patent is a foldable phone
A recent patent application shows that Samsung has ambitious ideas for future phone-design experimentation, although the South Korean manufacturer may have second thoughts about bendy phones after recent battery explosions and recalls. In April, Samsung was reported to have filed a patent with the Korean…
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Planet Earth II’s 360-degree videos are a great escape
It might feel like years ago by now, but it was just this past Monday when we all went bonkers over a dramatic video from the new installment of Planet Earth, wherein an iguana is seen escaping a gaggle of snakes. Now that we’re on the other side of the presidential election, and I think it’s safe to…
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Janet Wiles: “Talking with Robots” | Talks at Google
Robots are beginning to deliver pizza and parcels, drive cars and help the kids with their homework. How will they communicate with us? They can download a dictionary and start talking, but a dictionary doesn’t understand its own words and nor would the robots. Language is not that simple. So, could…
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Sears has some pretty sweet Samsung TV deals for Black Friday
There are two great times to pick up a brand-new TV: the week leading up to the Super Bowl and Black Friday. Fortunately for anyone looking for that next flat screen, while we’re still a few months away from Super Sunday, Black Friday’s shaping up to have some of the best deals yet on the latest UHD…
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The Most Effective Negotiation Trick According to a Former FBI Negotiator
When you’re negotiating, the more information you have on the issue the better. This simple trick makes the other person feel heard and earns you more info to work with.On the Science of Success podcast, former FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss shared the techniques he used in the field, and explained…
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President Trump: An uncertain future for tech industry, digital rights
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s vision for the country’s economy-driving technology industry is largely a blank canvas, and when he’s dipped his toe into IT issues, he’s made people nervous. Trump’s campaign was dominated by debates over illegal immigration, lost manufacturing jobs and character…
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What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for Our Future in Space?
If you woke up today wishing to fling yourself into a black hole, you may be wondering what’s in store for NASA under President-elect Donald Trump. It is difficult to say much with certainty. But overall, the space agency will probably be directed to focus more on deep space activities and crewed spaceflight…
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Faraday Future teaser drops a new look at its production EV
The slow drip-feed of information Faraday Future is running until its CES 2017 reveal continues, with this teaser video giving a better look at its still-camouflaged prototype vehicle. Containing a “Who said don’t reinvent the wheel?” tagline, it focuses on that area, while also showing off a side view…
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Orangutan Picks Cocktail By Seeing Ingredients
An orangutan matched researchers’ predictions about which mixed beverage he would choose based on his relative fondness for the separate ingredients.   — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Lady Gaga wants little monsters everywhere to stand up for ‘kindness’
Gaga campaigned hard for Hillary Clinton, but after a Trump victory, she’s asking fans to respond with kindness. Read more…More about Mashable Video, President, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton, and Lady Gaga
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Obama Invites Trump to White House, Clinton Calls Trump Victory ‘Painful,’ Ryan Calls It ‘Incredible Political Feat’, Would Obama Pardon Clinton?: P.M. Links
President Obama invited President-Elect Trump to the White House, saying he was “rooting” for his success. Hillary Clinton delivered her concession speech this afternoon, saying the loss would be “painful” for a long time. Paul Ryan called Donald Trump’s victory last night the “most incredible political…
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More Californians Voted for Ballot Initiatives Than for a Senator
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has easily defeated Rep. Loretta Sanchez to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer. It wasn’t even close: Harris is essentially getting two votes for every vote for Sanchez. She had the support of the establishment, and even President Barack Obama appeared in…
Discover Magazine
Something Stinks: Why Seabirds Eat So Much Plastic
Our plastic waste is playing tricks on seabirds, and that stinks. When some species of seabirds dive down to snatch a tasty meal from the ocean’s surface, they get a nasty surprise instead: a beak full of plastic. The consumption of plastic debris in the oceans by sea life who mistake it for food…
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How Conscious Are You?
Human Scientists use physical models to quantify human consciousness.   11/01/2016 Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer https://www.insidescience.org/news/how-conscious-are-you
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Social media keeps reminding us of the timeline that could have been
We are living in the universe in which Donald Trump won the presidency. But that’s a lot harder to accept any time I open Facebook. Or Instagram. Or Twitter. Because all three social media apps employ algorithms that surface older posts over new ones, based on a bunch of reasons, and looking at current…
Digital Trends
New report indicates Americans ditched news apps once election fatigue set in
Whatever side of the fence you were on, the election process this time around was a long one. A new report from Flurry, an analytics firm, highlights just how disinterested in following political news Americans became since the first presidential debate. The report shows this through tracking the use…
Digital Trends
Sony slashes game prices to celebrate the PlayStation Store’s 10th anniversary
On Tuesday, PlayStation Network Senior Vice President Eric Lempel jumped on Sony’s PlayStation blog with news that the company has thrown open the doors to a two-week sale to celebrate 10 years of the PlayStation Store. The event covers games published for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and the PlayStation…
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Crystal Star Really Is the Worst Star Wars Book Ever
Of the approximately eleventy billion books in the original Star Wars Expanded Universe, there are the hallowed (the Thrawn books by Timothy Zahn), the good (the X-Wing books), the bad (The Jedi Academy), and the mediocre (…most of them). And then there’s The Crystal Star, a novel so bad it ruined…
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Adidas Z.N.E – This Season’s Most Innovative Sportswear Line
Dominate on the pitch like Gareth Bale in Adidas’ New Collection. The post Adidas Z.N.E – This Season’s Most Innovative Sportswear Line appeared first on The Manual.
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Best Immersion Blender
Best Immersion Blender Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site What is an immersion blender? Well, it’s mostly what it sounds like – a blender that you immerse in a container to help chop, whisk, froth, or grind. These handheld blenders are versatile, cheaper than the stationary versions, and excellent…
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Check on Your Chromebook Storage Space with This Simple Trick
Check on Your Chromebook Storage Space with This Simple Trick Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site One thing all Chromebooks have in common is their low local storage space. Their hard drives just aren’t designed to hold much more data – that’s one of the things that makes them affordable and…
Digital Trends
No More Tea Bags is the aerosol tea sprayer you never knew you needed
Call it sacrilegious or just downright crazy but a United Kingdom-based drinks maker just introduced a new kind of drinkable tea that has somehow managed to ditch its companion bag. Aptly dubbed No More Tea Bags, this newfangled way to enjoy a piping hot cup of tea actually comes in the form of an aerosol…
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Outdoorsy smartwatch works as a walkie-talkie in the wilderness
Wearable walkie-talkies for outdoor enthusiasts are slowly growing into a significant category, with the emergence of products like the Combat+ Sync headphones, Coros Linx bike helmet and Bonx earpiece. The StarVox adds one more product to that group along with a new form factor. Instead of…
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Fast and easy two-step creates new porous materials
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How bitcoin protects against geopolitical risk
 Importantly, Bitcoin is a global digital currency that is borderless, frictionless and secure. Unlike legacy currencies and payment systems, Bitcoin is immune to capital controls and currency manipulation. It does not limit people’s freedom to move money to where they want it to be and cannot be controlled…
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Don’t vote against mass transit just because Uber is so cheap
It’s Election Day, and there are dozens of ballot proposals across the country that could potentially raise up to $200 billion for public transportation. But some opponents are using the rising popularity of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft to undercut these proposals. These critics are arguing…
Man of Many
This Month in Music – November 2016
Welcome to the Monthly Music Wrap, where we’ll be sharing some of the biggest and most exciting music releases of the month. From Hip-Hop, Soul to Rock ‘N Roll and electronic, we’ll be showcasing some of our favourite taste-making tracks from around the globe, that you may have slept on over the past…
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US Election Cycle exercise bike slaps you in the face – CNET
Embrace the punishing madness of America politics with a stationary bike that takes aim at your face.
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Google stops AdSense attack that forced banking trojan on Android phones
Enlarge Google has shut down an operation that combined malicious AdSense advertisements with a zero-day attack exploiting Chrome for Android to force devices to download banking fraud malware. Over a two-month span, the campaign downloaded the Banker.AndroidOS.Svpeng banking trojan on about 318,000…
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The Week in IOS Accessories: Buds for your bud
New accessories of the weekThis week’s roundup includes yet another pair of wireless earbuds—but with a cheeky new feature. Read on!BragiThe Dash ($299 MSRP, $279.95 on Amazon) is a set of waterproof wireless earbuds with a couple of unique features. First, they measure and provide feedback on your heart…
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Five Effective Ways to Deal With an Office Control Freak
“I wouldn’t do it that way. Why don’t you try this? What are you doing? That’s not right. Don’t do that. Do this.” Sound familiar? They’re all phrases you’ve likely heard from the notorious control freak in your office. And, while you’ve somehow managed to continue trucking along without snapping, you’re…
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Don’t think of Amazon Echo as just a speaker. It’s a whole new way of life
Stephanie Palermo wasn’t interested in living in a “smart home” outfitted with web-connected appliances controlled remotely by phone or computer. She didn’t need her fridge to have Wi-Fi or her blinds to close themselves.
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NASA plans to launch swarms of small satellites to study Earth
NASA announced its plans to deploy multiple swarms of tiny weather-sensing, climate change-observing satellites over the next few months during a teleconference held on Monday. The satellites will not only help advance climate science but also enable…
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Mall of America is stepping up its digital game with virtual reality, robots
It is hard to convey the spectacle that is Mall of America in a PowerPoint presentation.
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Save $17 On the Bluetooth-Enabled Xbox One S Controller
The arrival of the Xbox One S brought with it a revamped controller, and Rakuten’s running the best discount we’ve seen.Read more…
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Alphabet’s drone service reportedly nixes Starbucks delivery deal
It looks like Alphabet is walking back its Project Wing drone delivery initiative. Some employees are being told to seek other jobs within the company formerly known as Google, and the outfit even killed a partnership with Starbucks, according to Blo…
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Interdisciplinary Research to Restore Binocular Coordination | Tara Alvarez | TEDxNJIT
Convergence Insufficiency is present in 1 out of 2 people with concussion and is a common eye movement dysfunction that impacts a person’s ability to read comfortably. Dr. Alvarez and her team are developing virtual reality video games as a form of therapeutic intervention to rehabilitate patients…
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Julian Assange Swears He Didn’t Want to Influence the Election
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange released a statement about the US election on Tuesday, defending his organization’s decision to post thousands of emails from the Democratic National Party’s senior officials during the height of the US presidential election season. Read more…
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Everything We Love About America, All in One Place
It’s been a rough year and a rougher election season. But there’s plenty to love about this country. …Read More »
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Sea levels rising at unprecedented rate could displace millions of people by end of the century
Sea levels are rising at unprecedented rates, scientists say. New research shows that by 2040, more than 90 percent of the world’s coastal areas could be experiencing sea level rises of more than 8 inches. But certain areas, like the Eastern US, will be hit even harder with water levels climbing more…
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Star Wars: Jedi Academy
I’ve always enjoyed Jeffrey Brown’s Star Wars books. With great illustrations, they make for some incredible “bed time” stories for my children. I recently found out that he has some books for older kids as well. Starting with the “middle school years”, this new series focuses on our familiar heroes…
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Review: Roku Express is a streaming video bargain
No matter who you are, if you’re looking for a way to stream video from the internet to your living room TV, Roku hopes to have you covered.
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Let’s Cheer This Badass Nevada Judge Who Understands Twitter Harassment
During a contentious hearing today in the swing state of Nevada, the judge didn’t forget about the trolls. The post Let’s Cheer This Badass Nevada Judge Who Understands Twitter Harassment appeared first on WIRED.
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Skype Insiders Program lets iOS, Android, and Mac users test new features
Microsoft is launching a new program to allow Skype users to test new features before they’re rolled out to everyone. Dubbed Skype Insiders Program, the new feedback program launches today just hours after Microsoft also opened its Xbox Insider Program to the public. Skype users can sign-up to access…
Lifehacker
Netflix Has More “Certified Fresh” Movies Than Amazon Prime and HBO Now Combined
Netflix has seen a 33% drop in movies and 26% drop in TV shows over the last couple years, but it seems to at least be dropping the “bad” and keeping the “good.”Eric Anthony at Streaming Observer combed through data at movie review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes to see how three of the most popular movie…
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Lux Research asks: Just how valuable is that patent?
According to Lux Research, investors have invested $4.3 billion into the development of sensors over the past ten years.  However it’s the pattern of the 28,927 sensor patents that were given since 1975 that actually unveils the value and potential of these patents. Lux Research studied patent trends…
Digital Trends
Forget one-trick grips, Smove stabilizes, motorizes, powers smartphone videos
Smartphone stabilizers help combat the awkward grip that arises when shooting with a smartphone — but one startup is aiming to add more than just stability. The Smove is a smart stabilizer capable of automatically shooting 360-degree panoramas and tracking faces — and it doubles as a backup battery….
Next Big Future
Preparation of diamonds for diamond anvil key to success of creating metallic hydrogen
A Harvard research group announced the successful creation of solid metallic hydrogen. One of the keys for achieving the pressures needed was special treatment of the diamonds used in the diamond anvil.A rigorous strategy to achieve the higher pressures needed to transform to SMH. The principal limitation…
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Killspencer’s Belt Bag is a luxurious option for serious everyday carry situations
Don’t call it a fanny pack.Photo: KillspencerIf you’re big into your everyday carry situation, you know your pockets can get a bit packed and overstuffed with gear. Killspencer’s Belt Bag is the luxurious answer to anyone who needs to carry a bit more than what your pockets allow. The full grain leather…
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HTC 10 and One M9 get a jump on Black Friday with early deals
While most retailers are still gearing up for the bargain bonanza that is Black Friday, HTC appears to have jumped the gun by offering the chance to save big well before Thanksgiving’s notorious follow-up event.Up until November 14, members of HTC’s free-to-join incentives program, Team HTC, can score…
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Black Friday 2016 Gamer’s Guide: Expect great deals on these consoles this year
It’s 2016 – the future – which means you don’t even have to leave your house to get the best Black Friday deals. So long, midnight lines, hello comfy couch!And for anyone looking for Black Friday gaming deals, you need click no further than Amazon or another online retailer to score the hottest consoles,…
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Versatile Baking Steel – Heat or Chill
It not only has 18X the heat conductivity of a ceramic baking stone while being virtually indestructible, it also doubles as a stovetop griddle on conventional and induction stovetops and can be chilled to use as a cold plate for appetizers and more.Click Here For Complete Details
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Best Ultrabook Under $500
Best Ultrabook Under $500 Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site If you’re in the market for a new laptop and need a productivity powerhouse on a budget, you might be asking yourself: what’s the best ultrabook under $500 in 2016? With the release of Intel’s latest 7th-generation Core processors,…
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HK murders: ‘We were lucky it wasn’t us’
A Filipino sex worker who met former British banker Rurik Jutting just months before he killed two women in Hong Kong says she feels lucky it wasn’t her.
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Mosul battle: Iraqi forces under fire as they push into city
Middle East Correspondent Quentin Sommerville is the first broadcaster to reach the newly recaptured “Saddam” district in Mosul.
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It sounds like Microsoft has shelved its Xbox streaming stick
Prior to Microsoft’s keynote at E3 this year, a raft of rumors were swirling about. Microsoft’s answer to the PlayStation 4 Pro (which we now know as Project Scorpio) and the Xbox One S garnered most of the attention, but loose lips also suggested an…
BBC News – World
Orlando to turn Pulse nightclub into memorial to shooting victims
Orlando, Florida, is to turn the Pulse gay nightclub into a memorial to those shot there in June.
BBC News – World
Gunmen kill 36 Nigerian miners in Zamfara state
Gunmen kill dozens of gold miners in north-western Nigeria, in the latest in a series of raids.
Digital Trends
Congestion cure: Seattle to decide if light rail’s the answer to traffic nightmare
Seattle is a fast-moving city, except for the traffic. Ranking in the top five fastest growing U.S. large cities, Seattle’s population has grown as its highway arteries have become increasingly clogged. Now Seattle trails only Los Angeles for clogged roads, claiming the dubious distinction of the second…
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Original dinosaur claw sheath proteins preserved for 75 million years
New research from North Carolina State University shows that a 75-million-year-old Mongolian oviraptor, preserved while brooding its eggs, also preserved the original keratinous claw sheath that covered its digits. The work adds to the body of evidence that original organic materials can preserve over…
Lifehacker
Charging Gear Buying Guide: QuicknCharge, USB-C, Qi, and More
The great thing about smartphones is that you can charge any of them over USB with whatever cable came in the box. But the last couple of years have seen a proliferation of new standards and technologies, meaning that not all chargers are created equal. So read on to find the gear that’ll power up your…
VentureBeat
Why are data scientists slowing bots down by a factor of 1 trillion? To play StarCraft II
GUEST: When you play chess or Go, you know you have perfect information. You know everything about the current state and past history of every move piece on the board. When you play poker, or, let’s say, StarCraft, you have imperfect knowledge of both the current state and the past history of the game….
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Ship-in-a-Bottle Whiskey Decanter
When a model clipper ship in a glass bottle is surrounded by a raging sea of whiskey, you get this stunning Ship-in-a-Bottle Whiskey DecanterClick Here For Complete Details
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Accessories : Darth Vader Saber Argyle Tie
The fashion sense is strong with this one. What’s the stigma against a sharp-dressed Sith? Okay, so maybe it looks a little off when you need your brooding time, but that is just a small price to pay for being able to have lightsaber battles in style. $54.99
Digital Trends
Lumo cycling jacket is loaded with lights to keep you more visible on evening rides
As the sun sets earlier in the day with the switch back to standard time, finding ways to stay visible while out on the road becomes a higher priority. When riding at night, most cyclists use a combination of lights on their bikes and backpacks, as well as reflective clothing designed to help them stand…
Digital Trends
How to right-click on a Mac
Some things you can always count on. Spring will follow winter, day will turn to night, and Mac users will wonder how in the heck they’re supposed to right click on their computers. Does that sound like a familiar problem? We’ve got you covered. Here’s how to right click on your own terms, no matter…
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Construction of Dakota Access Pipeline set to begin its final, most contested stretch
The company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline is preparing to tunnel under Lake Oahe, the body of water at the heart of the protests against the crude oil pipeline. This last phase of construction would join the two already-completed sections of the pipeline, Reuters reports. The company, Energy Transfer…
Mises Institute
Every Vote Will Not Be Counted
A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssEvery Vote Will Not Be Counted 0 Views The naïve view of democracy has long held that “every vote counts,” and that close elections can be decided by “counting every vote” and by inferring the “will of the people” from an election result where the winner’s…
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Regardless of How America Votes, Americans Want a Different Foreign Policy
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssWar and Foreign PolicyRegardless of How America Votes, Americans Want a Different Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory 0 Views I have said throughout this presidential campaign that it doesn’t matter much which candidate wins. Both Donald Trump and Hillary…
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Oculus Touch controller turns ‘The Climb’ VR experience into a real cliffhanger
The latest edition of Oculus VR’s “Touch Tuesdays” talks with Crytek’s Niels Stoelinga about adding support for the Oculus Touch controller in The Climb. The Oculus Touch controller showed Gamescom 2016 attendees in August how additionally immersive the game can be using the touchy new Oculus Rift controller….
Digital Trends
MIT researchers make buildings smart enough to ‘sense’ internal damage over time
As one of the top tech universities in the world, there’s no doubt that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology houses some pretty darn intelligent people — and now it seems that its buildings are getting a whole lot smarter, too. That’s thanks to MIT researchers who have developed a computational…
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Grass Blade Ballpoint Pen
Give your workspace a little natural color with this set of grass blade ballpoint pens. These functional novelty silicone pens are styled to look like slender bright green blades of grass and come in packs of 12 that create a lively bouquet when placed together. Check it out $3.20
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World’s Lightest Electric Skateboard
The world’s lightest electric skateboard lets you effortlessly cruise around without being encumbered by a heavy deck. Weighing just 9.7lbs, this affordable board can reach speeds of 19 miles per hour while traveling distances up to 11 miles on a single charge. Check it out $299.00
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Reusable Paper Towels
Clean up any mess in a more eco-friendly manner by switching over to these reusable paper towels. Each roll is made of up twelve reusable cotton terry cloth towels decorated with festive and colorful designs that are tough yet will never leave any scratch marks. Check it out $25.00
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Metallic Glitter Hair Chalk
Experiment with wild looks on the weekend by using this temporary metallic glitter hair chalk. It comes in a pen styled encasing that makes application easy and mess-free, and offers six vibrant colors that can be blended together to create crazy combinations. Check it out $10.99
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Seataci Sunken Hull Yacht
The Seataci sunken hull concept yacht takes inspiration from the anatomy of a whale’s tail to smoothly navigate through open waters. The spacial main hull actually lies beneath the water’s surface to provide a truly one of a kind view of the ocean. Check it out
Mashable
CNN is being f*cking insane right now
After a two year campaign and constant countdowns from CNN, the news channel has lost its damn mind.  Just in case New Yorkers weren’t bombarded with screens all day long, CNN decided to give the city just one more, and this time on one of the city’s tallest buildings. The news organization is projecting…
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Tonight, We All Need a Funky Trip Through Space With Electronic Music Legend Jean-Jacques Perrey
Pioneering musician Jean-Jacques Perrey passed away earlier this week at the age of 87, leaving a legacy that helped lay the foundation for electronic pop music as we know it today. He was also a longtime scifi fan who looked to the genre for inspiration. As a tribute, his collaborator Dana Countryman…
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Google might ban USB-C Quick Charge et. al from Android
As removable batteries become a thing of the past, consumers, and even manufacturers, are left with a few fixes to address battery anxiety, from larger batteries in fatter phones, to power banks, to fast charging technologies. That last one, however, might soon be a rather complicated matter on Android….
Mashable
Guy investigated for using a drone to fly to the store and pick up his lunch
So unjust. An Australian man faces a huge fine after using his drone to fly to a local hardware store to pick up a sausage sandwich.  SEE ALSO: Australia offers ‘democracy sausages’ to Americans in their hour of need Drone footage obtained by EFTM shows a man placing a note in plastic bag reading…
Mashable
Stephen Colbert sets up a screaming booth to help anxious voters
If you find yourself so riddled with anxiety over tonight’s election results that you’re aimlessly walking the streets of New York City, why not head to 53rd and Broadway? On that very street corner in Manhattan, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert kindly set up a screaming booth, in which passersby…
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Australians researchers have built a better qubit
Qubits, the unit of information used by quantum computers, make use of a phenomenon known as “superposition” wherein they can exist in two separate quantum states simultaneously. Theoretically, they’d enable computers to perform a variety of tasks fa…
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Navy practices Orion crew module recovery
When the next Orion spacecraft splashes down, the mission will be far from over as the US Navy springs into action to safely recover the crew capsule. To practice for the day, the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) in conjunction with NASA completed a successful…
Mashable
Almost no one was ready for this photo of Donald Trump’s election results party
Donald Trump gathered family and friends together Tuesday night to do two things: watch the election results roll in and take a nearly-universally unflattering photo. Frankly, it appears as though no one but Mike Pence was ready for this picture. Was it perhaps taken on Mike Pence’s phone, thus allowing…
Mashable
Why women voters wore white to the polls
Some powerful women went to the polls dressed in white Tuesday, but their outfit choices were not a coincidence.  SEE ALSO: Hillary Clinton has a message for Pantsuit Nation Although wearing white to vote has been co-opted by Hillary Clinton supporters, it’s been a tradition dating back to the suffragettes…
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Uber works to build out smart cities ride-sharing infrastructure
On Friday, David Plouffe, chief strategic adviser of Uber Technologies Inc, announced intentions to create a new market and assist smart cities with developing better transportation systems, instead of generating competition. While at a technology forum in Taipei, Plouffe went on to explain that a…
Mashable
Australia joins the Stephen Hawking-backed search for alien life
If “the truth is out there,” Australia is going to help find it. On Tuesday, the Parkes radio telescope in western New South Wales joined the Stephen Hawking-backed Breakthrough Listen project, which scours the universe for alien life.   Along with the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia and the…
Mises Institute
The Trouble With Politics
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssU.S. HistoryWorld HistoryThe Trouble With PoliticsPolitical Theory 0 Views Politics is of its very nature is biased in favor of intervention and planning. Even in its “minarchist” or “night-watchman” version, politics is based at root on the idea that…
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Don’t Blame Me and Other Gary Johnson Voters When Clinton or Trump Loses Tonight
The longer the 2016 election drives into the night, the antsier and angrier supporters of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are getting. And for obvious reason: They’re worried that this thing is coming down to the wire and is going to be close as hell (which is to say, 2000). Mention that you voted…
Gizmodo
This Isn’t Fun Anymore
As I type this, a man who called Mexicans rapists, mocked a reporter’s physical disability, bragged about committing sexual assault, and wants to ban an entire religious group from entering the country is leading Hillary Clinton by 150 electoral votes to 109. I feel physically ill. Read more…
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Yep: The Polls Still Don’t Work
As the poll forecasters, the news websites, and the election betting markets all increasingly point to a win for Donald Trump tonight (Sweet Meteor of Death, help us), more than a few people are likely asking themselves, “How could this possibly be happening?” Indeed, as recently as this morning FiveThirtyEight…
Mashable
Silicon Valley is freaking out about the election right now
The election is starting to make Silicon Valley very, very, nervous. As the race tightened Tuesday night, members of Silicon Valley’s elite took to Twitter to freak out along with everyone else. SEE ALSO: Global markets are freaking out right now, because Trump Shervin Pishevar, cofounder of venture…
Mashable
The one heartbreaking tweet that sums up this election for immigrants
For many voters, the presidential election is not panning out as planned. With Donald Trump performing better than expected in several battleground states, a race already marred by intolerance and misconduct has taken on a new air of danger — particularly for immigrants. SEE ALSO: 6 tweets that dominated…
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Disney can fly drones after unblocking its parks’ no-fly zones
For their high price of admission, Disneyland and Disney World offer park-wide immersion and entertainment capped off with nightly shows and seasonal fireworks. Back in 2014, they applied for patents to augment these spectaculars with drones to carry screens or light pyrotechnics themselves. Today, they’ve…
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Massachusetts Votes Against Lifting Arbitrary and Malicious Cap on Charter Schools
School choice reform was dealt a decisive loss in the state of Massachusetts, where voters decided not to lift a cap on charter schools. Ballot question 2, which would have allowed local municipalities to approve new charter schools, was defeated, Politico’s Caitlin Emma tweeted. As of 11:00 p.m….
MakeUseOf
You Can Now Watch HDR Videos On YouTube
YouTube has added support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) videos. This means that if you a) have the right equipment, and b) watch the right video, you can see YouTube in a whole new light (and color). After all, HDR videos definitely haven’t been filmed using a potato. YouTube has officially unveiled its…
MakeUseOf
12 Ways to Make Kodi the Best Media Player for You
With Kodi being a free, open source media center, it’s no surprise there are plenty of options to customize your experience when using it. These range from changing the overall appearance of Kodi, to setting up profiles for different family members. The more personalized you make Kodi, the more you’ll…
MakeUseOf
Stop Wasting Money in 5 Minutes or Less
The most basic principle of getting in financial shape is to save more and spend less. Every dollar you don’t spend on something frivolous is one you can save for something important. Unfortunately, while this is easy to discuss, it’s a lot harder to live out in practice. We’ve recently talked about…
MakeUseOf
Should You Buy an HDR 4K TV for Gaming?
Buzzwords usually come and go, but some tend to cycle in and out like waves. HDR is one of those buzzwords, and 4K resolution is another. With the relatively recent releases of both the Xbox One S and PS4 Pro (CA/UK), you might be wondering whether these two features are worth it. Some of you might even…
MakeUseOf
Apple Watch Gadgets to Control Your Smart Home
The Apple Watch has become the most popular smart watch in the world. While primarily used for fitness training, the Apple Watch can also extend control of your smart home devices beyond smartphones. In this article, we’ll take a look at the best Apple Watch-supported smart home apps. Smart Lighting…
MakeUseOf
Save Big on APC UPS, Refurbished Kindle, PNY Memory, and More [US/CA]
Today, you can get big discounts on a 480GB external SSD, an uninterruptable power supply, and much more. Today’s Deals — US and Canada PNY Elite 480GB USB 3.0 Portable Solid State Drive ($109.99, 27% Off) PNY Elite 480GB USB 3.0 Portable Solid State Drive (SSD) – (PSD1CS1050-480-FFS) PNY Elite 480GB…
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You Should Uninstall Web of Trust Right Now
If you have Web of Trust installed, you should consider uninstalling it right now. Why? Because Web of Trust, also known as WOT, has been caught collecting and selling user data. Even worse, this data hasn’t always been successfully anonymized. Web of Trust (WOT) is a tool designed to help you browse…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
CT scans reveal birds’ built-in air conditioners
Birds’ beaks come in an incredible range of shapes and sizes, adapted for survival in environments around the world. But as a new study from The Auk: Ornithological Advances reveals, there’s even more to bird beaks than meets the eye—the insides of birds’ bills are filled with complex structures that…
Mashable
The United States of Weed: Election results for legal marijuana
While most eyes have been set on the presidential race during the 2016 election, Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada and California all held a vote to legalize recreational marijuana, a decision that could potentially shift the nation on a cultural and economic level. Paving the road ahead of them,…
Gear Patrol
Traveling with Your Watches? Try These Cases, Rolls and Pouches
Ten ways to keep those timepieces safe and orderly on the go. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
The 25 Most Gorgeous Race Car Paint Jobs of All Time
When it comes to giving cars complex, multi-faceted, multi-colored paint jobs, it’s a weird art. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
How to Pick the Right Bluetooth Speaker
Enjoy all your favorite music outdoors, no matter where you are. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Today in Gear: November 9, 2016
A travel-backpack collab, an app-connected coffee mug, a new Leica camera and much more. …Read More »
Mises Institute
Will Driverless Cars Make Traffic Cops Irrelevant?
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssThe EntrepreneurWill Driverless Cars Make Traffic Cops Irrelevant? Political Theory 0 Views Until recently, autonomous cars have seemed silly and unrealistic. However, the technology for autonomous cars has already begun to be implemented, and just last…
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Taxpayers Vote To Finance New Texas Rangers Stadium
Arlington (Texas) voters appear to have approved a measure which will provide substantial public financing for a new $1 billion stadium for MLB’s Texas Rangers, according to CBSDFW.com. Votes in support of handing over a fortune in taxpayer funds to a private company owned by a billionaire appear…
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A Look at Some Key Lower-Ticket Libertarian Race Results
Let’s look at the results in some of the non-presidential Libertarian Party races I’ve discussed here recently, in a three-candidate profile feature on Colorado federal Senate candidate Lily Tang Williams, Massachusetts 1st District House of Representative candidate Thomas Simmons, and Texas Railroad…
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Bill Weld Has No Regrets
As the five wide-screen TVs at the Gary Johnson Election Night party in Albuquerque began silently broadcasting the startling development that Donald freaking Trump might become the next president of the United States, the one person I wanted to talk to most of all was Libertarian Party vice presidential…
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Facebook built a Snapchat-like app for developing countries
Facebook has launched a new Snapchat-like app less than a year after it killed its old Snapchat-like app Slingshot, according to Recode. What’s special about this one is that it was built specifically with emerging markets in mind. The new application called Flash was reportedly created by a team within…
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University of SA partners with TechnologyOne for process automation
The University of South Australia has partnered with the Australian ERP software provider to bring its accounts payable and invoicing procedures into the ‘digital world’.
Mises Institute
Will Driverless Cars Make Traffic Cops Irrelevant?
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssThe EntrepreneurWill Driverless Cars Make Traffic Cops Irrelevant? Political Theory 0 Views Until recently, autonomous cars have seemed silly and unrealistic. However, the technology for autonomous cars has already begun to be implemented, and just last…
Discover Magazine
Flossing — What Is It Good For?
In this installment of Science Smackdown, experts debate the effectiveness of dental technique.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Young Aussie inventor builds a better Band-Aid dispenser
After being diagnosed with leukaemia 18 months ago, a 10-year-old girl from Australia was inspired to invent a new device for dispensing Band-Aids. Dubbed the Faster-Aid, Bridgette Veneris’ design works like a roll of sticky tape that’s resealable to keep the bandages sterile, and the idea…
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27” Curved Monitors – Samsung SD590 vs HP Pavilion 27c
Curved monitors theoretically provide a larger field of view and a more immersive experience. This is achieved via ultra-wide screens with 178 degree horizontal and vertical viewing angles that make the screen seem larger because the edges are physically closer matching the natural curves of your eyes.
Mashable
Van Jones just summed up why a Trump win would be so painful
Former Barack Obama advisor Van Jones choked up on CNN talking about what is looking like a Donald Trump presidential win.  Jones brought up race and the divisive nature of Trump, and called the night’s results a “whitelash” against a black president. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump could win and people are…
Mashable
Fake Australian Government Twitter is having an #ElectionNight field day
Speechless? You’re not alone. In this time of wild U.S. election chaos, it’s impossible to think about what to do next. The Canadian immigration website is down for obvious reasons, and there’s a lot of mothers telling their kids that everything will be OK, even if it isn’t. According to a fake Twitter…
SpaceNews.com
NASA seeks to purchase Earth science data from smallsats
WASHINGTON — NASA is planning to purchase tens of millions of dollars of Earth science data from constellations of small satellites in 2017 to determine how well that data can meet its needs. At a Nov. 7 media briefing about NASA’s efforts to use small satellites to serve Earth science needs, Michael…
Next Big Future
China has high speed rail and other development deals in Serbia, Hungary and Malaysia
1. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang just concluded a trip to Latvia, where the 16+1 bloc signed a deal for a high speed railway line between Belgrade and Budapest. One of China’s largest transport firms will be involved.The current line has an end to end journey time of some 8 hours. The vision is for a passenger…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Ensemble forecast of a major flooding event in Beijing
An extreme rainfall event occurred in Beijing, China, on 21 July 2012. The average 24-h accumulated rainfall across rain gauge stations in the city was 190 mm, which is the highest in Beijing’s recorded history since 1951(Chen et al., 2012). The event resulted in major urban flooding in Beijing, with…
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South China Sea summer monsoon onset
The South China Sea summer monsoon (SCSSM) greatly influences the socioeconomics of the regions it affects. Its onset mechanism is therefore a popular topic among atmospheric science researchers. However, due to the complexity of the interactions among land, ocean, atmosphere and topography, the definition…
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Turning sun into water in parched rural Morocco
In the arid mountains of eastern Morocco, people know the value of water all too well.
Mashable
Good luck, America: You just elected Donald Trump president
Republican Presidential nominee Donald J. Trump, a highly divisive first-time candidate who waged a scorched-earth battle for the presidency, shocked the world by narrowly beating his far more experienced Democratic challenger, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The victory, sealed with a concession…
Ars Technica
What the Trump win means for tech, science, and beyond
(credit: Darron Bergenheier) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton. Trump will now become the 45th president, succeeding President Barack Obama. “I say it is time for us to come together as one people,” Trump, the president-elect, told supporters in New…
The Next Web
Lenovo is ditching its own brand name to make way for ‘Moto’
Campaign Asia reports that gadget maker Lenovo will stop marketing smartphones with its own brand name and adopt the Moto label from here on out. The company acquired Motorola from Google for $2.91 billion in 2014. It previously announced plans to phase out the ‘Motorola’ name for handsets at the beginning…
Brain Pickings
Carl Sagan on Moving Beyond Us vs. Them, Bridging Conviction with Compassion, and Meeting Ignorance with Kindness
“In the course of looking deeply within ourselves, we may challenge notions that give comfort before the terrors of the world.” “Unless we are very, very careful,” wrote psychologist-turned-artist Anne Truitt in contemplating compassion and the cure for our chronic self-righteousness, “we doom each…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Pollution emitted near equator has biggest impact on global ozone
Chapel Hill NC (SPX) Nov 09, 2016 Since the 1980s, air pollution has increased worldwide, but it has increased at a much faster pace in regions close to the equator. Research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill now reveals that this changing global emissions map is creating more…
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‘Bots’ step up for 2016 election news coverage
Washington (AFP) Nov 5, 2016 If you’re reading about the US election, some of that news is likely to come to you from a “bot.” Automated systems known as “bots” or “robo-journalism” have been around for years, but they are playing a bigger role in coverage this year amid technology advances and…
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Patagonian fossil leaves reveal rapid recovery from dinosaur extinction event
University Park PA (SPX) Nov 09, 2016 Ancient feeding marks from hungry insects in South American leaf fossils are shedding new light on the mass extinction that wiped out the dinosaurs. Scientists analyzed insect feeding damage to thousands of leaf fossils from Patagonia, Argentina, over the Cretaceous-Paleogene…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Most illegal ivory from recently killed elephants: study
Miami (AFP) Nov 7, 2016 More than 90 percent of illegal ivory comes from elephants slaughtered for their tusks in the last three years, not from old government stockpiles, according to a new study released Monday. The finding by Columbia University researchers, published in the Proceedings of…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Salty batteries
London, UK (SPX) Nov 09, 2016 Smartphones, laptops, electric cars–whatever the device, an efficient battery is high on any user’s wish list. The search for the next-generation battery has recently focused on sodium- oxygen batteries. Theoretically, these should provide previously unattainable efficiency…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Forests, locals harmed in Mexico’s avocado boom
Jujucato, Mexico (AFP) Nov 4, 2016 Liliana Carmona misses the lush pine forest on the hills overlooking her village in western Mexico. She now stares at vast avocado orchards that feed a massive foreign appetite for the green fruit. Growers have been cutting down swaths of forest to make room…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
GRAPES-3 indicates a crack in Earth’s magnetic shield
Mumbai, India (SPX) Nov 08, 2016 The GRAPES-3 muon telescope located at TIFR’s Cosmic Ray Laboratory in Ooty recorded a burst of galactic cosmic rays of about 20 GeV, on 22 June 2015 lasting for two hours. The burst occurred when a giant cloud of plasma ejected from the solar corona, and moving…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Greenland fossils reveal global ecosystem recovery after mass extinction
Uppsala, Sweden (SPX) Nov 09, 2016 A new study published in Scientific Reports shows how higher latitude ecosystems recovered after the World’s most cataclysmic extinction event 252 million years ago. “Life on the sea floor had totally collapsed, with up 90 percent of all species becoming extinct”…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
South of Mosul, reconciliation gets off to a false start
Al-Shura, Iraq (AFP) Nov 7, 2016 It was supposed to be a step towards reconciliation: Friday prayers bringing Sunni and Shiite Muslims together in a small town notorious as a historical jihadist bastion. But shortly before midday, the verdict landed: “Everything is cancelled.” Long before…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Delhi shuts schools as smog sparks health ’emergency’
New Delhi (AFP) Nov 7, 2016 Authorities in Delhi on Monday closed schools, halted construction work and shut down a major power plant after days of choking smog led to warnings of a health “emergency” in the world’s most polluted capital. Pollution levels have spiked in recent days as farmers…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Two dead as tornado strikes quake-hit Italy
Rome (AFP) Nov 7, 2016 An Indian national was amongst two people who died after the outskirts of Rome were hit by a tornado powerful enough to uproot trees, overturn cars and damage buildings, Italian authorities said on Monday. Schools were closed and a clean-up operation was underway in Ladispoli,…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Evolution purged many Neanderthal genes from human genome
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 09, 2016 Neanderthal genetic material is found in only small amounts in the genomes of modern humans because, after interbreeding, natural selection removed large numbers of weakly deleterious Neanderthal gene variants, according to a study by Ivan Juric and colleagues at…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Mangrove protection key to survival for Senegalese community
Joal, Senegal (AFP) Nov 6, 2016 Pelicans, flamingos, monkeys and even hyenas are under threat in Senegal along with the livelihoods of the local people as thick clusters of mangroves are disappearing. And it seems that not even an ancestral spirit can save them. The protected marine area…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
The fate of Neanderthal genes
Davis CA (SPX) Nov 09, 2016 The Neanderthals disappeared about 30,000 years ago, but little pieces of them live on in the form of DNA sequences scattered through the modern human genome. A new study by geneticists at the University of California, Davis, shows why these traces of our closest relatives…
Next Big Future
IF solid metallic hydrogen is a really good room temperature superconductor
On October 5th 2016, Ranga Dias and Isaac F. Silvera of Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University released the first experimental evidence that solid metallic hydrogen has been synthesized in the laboratory.It took 495 GPa pressure to create. The sample is being held in the cryostat in liquid nitrogen.If…
The Verge – All Posts
President Trump is real: this is the darkest timeline
Tens of millions of people in America have elected an authoritarian with no political experience for president, denying Hillary Clinton a historic election in a stunning victory that has defied polls and popular sense. Donald Trump is now the president-elect of the United States, and the implications…
Mashable
Hillary Clinton’s devastating loss spells heartbreak for women everywhere
Hillary Rodham Clinton fell painfully short of a historic win in the U.S. presidential election, leaving supporters bereft as their hopes of a woman in the White House were dashed by Donald J. Trump. How did the most experienced and qualified presidential candidate in generations lose to a real estate…
Digital Trends
Alphabet’s ‘Project Wing’ drone initiative has apparently hit severe turbulence, again
Alphabet’s Project Wing drone initiative appears to have hit severe turbulence. Again. Launched by Google but now overseen by its parent company, Alphabet, investment in Project Wing has been scaled back, according to a Bloomberg report on Tuesday. Another report, this time from the Wall Street Journal,…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
France’s far-right chief Marine Le Pen congratulates Trump on victory
France’s far-right National Front party leader Marine Le Pen congratulated Donald Trump on Wednesday as he looked set for a shock victory in the U.S. presidential election.
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Opportunity makes small U-turn to reach summit of Spirit Mound
Pasadena CA (JPL) Nov 08, 2016 Opportunity is located at the feature called ‘Spirit Mound’ on the rim of Endeavour Crater, the first science waypoint of the 10th extended mission. The rover is completing the in-situ (contact) investigation of targets in this area. On Sol 4536 (Oct. 27, 2016),…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Vector and ATLAS partner to introduce new satellite ground architecture offering
Tucson AZ (SPX) Nov 08, 2016 Vector Space Systems has finalized a strategic partnership agreement with ATLAS Space Operations to seamlessly integrate ATLAS’ network of capabilities into Vector Space Systems’ existing product offerings, diversifying the company’s launch tracking capabilities. …
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
STRATCOM welcomes Hyten as new commander
Offutt AFB NB (SPX) Nov 08, 2016 Gen. John E. Hyten took command of U.S. Strategic Command from Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney during a change of command ceremony here Nov. 3. Hyten previously served as commander of Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, from August 2014 to October…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
US Navy Satellite Begins Pre-Operational Testing After Rocky Ride Into Orbit
Washington DC (Sputnik) Nov 08, 2016 A secure communications satellite built for the US Navy has begun operational testing after reaching the proper orbit more than two months after being lifted into outer space, the manufacturer Lockheed Martin said in a press release on Friday. On June 29,…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Russia’s UEC, China’s SBW discuss joint gas turbine engine project
Moscow (Sputnik) Nov 08, 2016 Russia’s United Engine Corporation (UEC) and the Chinese Shenyang Blower Works (SBW) company are in talks on a joint project to build a 40-megawatt gas turbine engine for the transportation of gas, UEC said Thursday. “We are increasing cooperation with our Chinese…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Ready for crisis in outer space?
Waterloo, Canada (SPX) Nov 08, 2016 An annual assessment of the security of outer space warns that a crisis is looming if we do not constrain the use of force in outer space. Space Security Index 2016 tracks developments and activities in 2015 related to four indicators of the security of outer space…
Capitalism Magazine
Why So Many Politicians Are Crooks
Who’s best equipped to rob from one group of people for the sake of the another? Career politicians, of course.
Capitalism Magazine
Democrats’ Race Fixation Comes Back to Bite Them
Millions of black voters were told to vote for Obama because of his race.
Capitalism Magazine
What Voting Is and Is Not
When you vote for people to do uncivilized things, you get uncivilized people to do those things for you.
Dezeen
Spiralling walkway surrounds courtyard at Portuguese home by António Costa Lima
A glazed ramp spirals around a courtyard at the centre of this house in the Portuguese town of Estoril, connecting the various living spaces and a garden roof terrace. Read more
Mashable
Calexit: Californians want to secede now that Trump won
With Donald Trump winning the presidential election, Californians had a brainwave on Twitter: Why not break away from the rest of the U.S. and go it alone? After all, the state probably grows enough food to sustain itself, it has the sixth largest economy in the world, and it just passed recreational…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Full-color 3D meta-holography with a single nanostructured layer
Cool Tools
Dummy Batteries
These are 0 Volt dummy batteries. They are just a metal cylinder with an insulating sleeve in the form factor of various battery types such as AA and AAA. You substitute one or more real batteries with one of these and they provide a low resistance conducting path. They are useful when a device uses…
Mashable
Brits are relieved they’re no longer the world’s biggest f*ckups
As the world wakes up to a stunning victory by Donald J. Trump, the people of Britain took to Twitter to explain their extreme relief that they’re no longer ‘the world’s biggest fuckups.’ SEE ALSO: Donald Trump was caught peeking at his wife’s election ballot In June, when Britain voted to leave the…
Reason.com Full Feed
Brickbat: Mystery in the Wax Museum
An elementary school in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, has canceled a planned “wax museum” after several third-graders said they were going to dress as Adolf Hitler. According to local media, other “controversial” figures students planned to portray were Donald Trump and Christopher Columbus.
The Verge – All Posts
Brexit 2.0
In the early hours of June 24th this year, I was sat upright in a hotel room bed, observing UK Brexit votes coming in, with increasing disbelief at the apparent will of the country that’s been my home for 19 years to exit the European Union. As a European migrant residing and working in the UK, I represent…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Electric smart trucks charging toward market
With electric cars gradually overcoming range and pricing obstacles to become more competitive with liquid fuel contemporaries, electric vehicle technology is branching out, little by little. Tesla has plans to introduce trucks and buses next year, and Daimler announced Fuso E-Cell truck trials…
SlashGear
Google Map Maker is shutting down next year
Google is no stranger to controversial products. The Google Glass was criticized for being a privacy nightmare made real and Google’s self-driving cars still continue to be a topic for lawmakers and regulators. As far as web services are concerned, however, it was perhaps Map Maker that garnered the…
VentureBeat
5 dark and ugly ways tech mattered in the U.S. election
When it came down to the issues during this amazing presidential election, technology-related policy got even less attention from the candidates than it typically does. But that doesn’t mean that tech wasn’t central to this election. It absolutely was, even if it wasn’t in ways that shine the kindest…
WIRED
Instagram Users Post Black Squares After Trump Wins US Presidency
Users on the photo-sharing service posted a series of black squares following the election on Tuesday night. The post Instagram Users Post Black Squares After Trump Wins US Presidency appeared first on WIRED.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
reusable buildings constructed for COP22 climate summit in marrakech
in keeping with the event’s message of sustainability, the buildings will be reused after the summit and distributed to local associations. The post reusable buildings constructed for COP22 climate summit in marrakech appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
BBC News – World
Canada’s immigration website crashes during US vote
Increased traffic causes Canada’s immigration website to develop a fault, as Donald Trump takes the White House.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
New light sensor to spot deadly bacteria in minutes
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Plants to thank for recent plateau in rise of atmospheric CO2
We might have to treat our humble house plants to an extra helping of sunlight this week. As human-induced CO2 emissions continue to increase, a new study suggests that the Earth’s vegetation has upped its game to help offset that growth. After a 40-year upward trend, the rate at which atmospheric…
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Amazon UK now offering one-hour deliveries from local London shops
In a bid to boost its Prime Now offering in London, Amazon has teamed up with a pharmacist and a wine dealer to deliver more than 7,000 additional products in under an hour. The company announced today that customers in selected London postcodes can…
SlashGear
AOC AG352QCX curved monitor tempts gamers with FreeSync tech
Once upon a time, OK maybe just a year or so ago, curved displays were solely the domain of high-end TV sets. Today, however, these non-flat screens have invaded desktops as well, aiming for perhaps the least likely targets: gamers. Pushing that new wave even further, AOC has revealed its second curved…
BBC News – World
US election: Eight things that terrify US liberals
Voters in New York City have been talking about what they fear from a Trump presidency.
Mashable
The Chinese city that makes the world’s flags knew Trump would win
As the world held their breath for the past 24 hours awaiting the results of the U.S. elections, one small Chinese city already knew Donald Trump would win. SEE ALSO: Good luck, America: You just elected Donald Trump president Yiwu, a hub of wholesale manufacturing in China, handles a huge portion…
Techbargains.com
Craftsman 24V Max Li-Ion 10in Cordless Chainsaw $79.99
Craftsman 24V Max Li-Ion 10in Cordless Chainsaw $79.99
Phys.org: Physics News
Engineers develop invisibility cloak for high-tech processing chips
From Harry Potter’s Cloak of Invisibility to the Romulan cloaking device that rendered their warship invisible in “Star Trek,” the magic of invisibility was only the product of science fiction writers and dreamers.
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: Coalition strike ‘kills 16 civilians near Raqqa’
A US-led coalition strike kills 16 civilians in a village north of IS-held Raqqa – Syrian activists.
Popular Mechanics
TomTom Spark Cardio + Music
Our favourite running watch receives an upgrade that finally brings it into the age of activity and sleep tracking. The post TomTom Spark Cardio + Music appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
Techbargains.com
Nekteck NK-S1 2.1Ch Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speakers $49.99
Nekteck NK-S1 2.1Ch Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speakers $49.99
The Next Web
How the Internet tricked you into thinking Trump wouldn’t win
How could we be so wrong? In the months leading up to the election, like many others, I was convinced that Hillary Clinton was on a smooth course to victory. Trump, I rationalized, was too divisive. Too extreme. Too much of a political outsider. Every day, I would religiously turn to Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Microscopic sensor for more precise radiology treatments
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Engineers develop invisibility cloak for high-tech processing chips
Cool Hunting
Buy: Type 75 Desk Lamp
With inspiration from Mondrian and Theo van Doesburg’s De Stijl movement, the Type 75 Desk Lamp is the epitome of form and function. The red, yellow, white and blue lamp—designed by Paul Smith and Anglepoise—makes for an ideal desk lamp, but of course…… Continue…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Apple’s patent for AR Maps sounds pretty darn useful
Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has made no secret of his preference for augmented reality over virtual reality applications. And with a glimpse at a newly-granted patent application for the Cupertino company, we now have a good look at what those future iPhone AR ambitions may be.Submitted back in February 2010…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Google could ban third-party fast-charging from your next Android phone
Google may have a problem with the quick-charging battery tech you’ll be looking forward to getting on your next phone.It is now discouraging the use of third-party quick-charging technology on Android devices that use USB-C connectors. It may one day even ban the tech altogether and force manufacturers…
Techbargains.com
TODAY ONLY Dracast LED1000 Silver Series Foldable Bi-Color LED Light $495
TODAY ONLY Dracast LED1000 Silver Series Foldable Bi-Color LED Light $495
Computerworld
Los Angeles: Warm weather, movie stars — and 100 million monthly cyber attacks
Los Angeles is famous for its warm weather and movie stars. But what may not be as well known is that it’s also one of the largest targets for cyber attacks in the world.The city’s infrastructure in highways, water and power — and all the data behind it — supports 4 million residents in the nation’s…
Computerworld
2017 will be a bad year for pessimists
I think that we can all agree that the 2016 presidential election cycle was brutal, an overwhelmingly negative attack on the attention spans of the global population. Call me a delusional optimist, but I forecast that despite all the sturm und drang of 2016, 2017 is going to be a bad year for pessimists.  One…
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The Morning After: Wednesday, November 9, 2016
It’s the middle of the week, and (aside from other news) scientists think they’ve found where consciousness resides in our brains, Amazon might start cleaning your house (for a fee), and Nintendo’s new 3DS will get a substantial price cut for this Bl…
ArchDaily
Rehabilitation of Netherlands Complex Wins World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize 2016
© Molenaar & Co. architecten/Bas Kooij Molenaar & Co architecten (Rotterdam), Hebly Theunissen architecten (Delft), and landscape architect Michael van Gessel (Amsterdam) have won the 2016 World Monuments Fund/ Knoll Modernism Prize for the preservation and rehabilitation of the Justus…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Mexican peso plunges with news of Trump win
The Mexican peso collapsed after Republican Donald Trump defied predictions and beat Democratic rival Hillary Clinton to take the U.S. presidency in a maverick victory that wreaked havoc in global markets on Wednesday.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
New Delhi has the worst air pollution of any city on earth
Related: Mexico City bans over one million cars as air pollution skyrockets Via CNN Images via Ville Miettinen on Flickr and Wikimedia Commons
PCWorld
Samsung KS9800 4K UHD, 65-inch smart TV review: Quantum dots + HDR = Wow!
We get pitched on a lot of new products and technologies here at TechHive. Every now and then, something great pops up. But most of the better mousetraps we see are over-hyped and/or relatively trivial. You might say we’ve become a bit jaded about it. So when I pulled my colleagues aside and asked…
TechCrunch
Cryptocurrencies rise on Trump victory
 Donald Trump’s historic victory in the 2016 US presidential elections predictably immediately hammered the value of the dollar on foreign currency exchange markets. But it’s the opposite story if you’re looking at cryptocurrencies. Read More
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Sculpting solar systems: SPHERE instrument reveals protoplanetary discs being shaped by newborn planets
Sharp new observations have revealed striking features in planet-forming discs around young stars. The SPHERE instrument, mounted on ESO’s Very Large Telescope, has made it possible to observe the complex dynamics of young solar systems. The recently published results from three teams of astronomers…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Giant machine shows how a computer works
A giant, fully operational 16-bit computer that aims to demystify the strange and seemingly magical mechanisms of computation has been built by students and staff from the University of Bristol.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
self-drawing skeleton by agelio batle sketches itself to ‘death’
on a specially-designed, high-frequency vibrating table planted in the middle of san francisco’s jack fischer gallery lies a life-sized human skeleton made of solid graphite. The post self-drawing skeleton by agelio batle sketches itself to ‘death’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design…
Mashable
25 positive tweets for people who are traumatized by the U.S. election
LONDON — You don’t need us to tell you that Donald J. Trump has been elected as president of the United States and consequently as leader of the free world. You also don’t need us to tell you that he is a highly controversial figure, or that his campaign rhetoric has brought to a head the bitter divisiveness…
Computerworld
Microsoft patches 68 vulnerabilities, two actively exploited ones
Microsoft has patched 68 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Edge, Internet Explorer and SQL Server, two of which have already been exploited by attackers and three that have been publicly disclosed. The patches are covered in 14 security bulletins, one dedicated to Adobe Flash Player which is upgraded…
NatureNews – Most recent articles – nature.com science feeds
The quiet rise of the NIH’s hot new metric
Biomedical funders worldwide are adopting the US agency’s free Relative Citation Ratio to analyse grant outcomes.Nature 539 150 doi: 10.1038/539150a
The Next Web
Trump knows nothing about tech, and that’s scary
Regardless if you agree with today’s choice to put Donald Trump in the White House, there’s one thing clear about his upcoming presidency — he’s not a big fan of technology. I mean, this is a guy who goes around without a cell phone and doesn’t use email. In 2016, when everyone including our parents…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
OnePlus 3T all but confirmed for November 15 launch
Recent rumors suggested the OnePlus 3T would land on November 14, but it looks like we’ll have to wait a whole extra day, as OnePlus itself has tweeted that it’s announcing something on November 15.What that something is it didn’t say, but the company confirmed that the device will be running the Snapdragon…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
‘Virtual food’ becomes a possibility with this taste simulation system
With sight, sound, smell and touch now digitised, only one human sense remains for computers to conquer – taste. Now researchers at the University of Singapore have developed technology that takes us closer.Nimesha Ranasinghe and Ellen Yi-Luen Do have put together a system that uses temperature to mimic…
SpaceNews.com
What a Trump administration means for space
WASHINGTON — A space policy of the administration of President-elect Donald Trump is likely to focus more on human spaceflight, technology development and commercialization, and less on Earth science. Trump, the Republican nominee, claimed victory in a speech in New York shortly before 3 a.m. Eastern…
Reason.com Full Feed
Victories for Eight of Nine Marijuana Initiatives Hasten the Collapse of Prohibition
Donald Trump’s defeat of Hillary Clinton was not the only big surprise produced by yesterday’s elections. Even those of us who were rooting for the nine marijuana initiatives on state ballots this year did not expect so many of them to pass. Yesterday voters made marijuana legal for recreational use…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Four Galileo satellites headed to orbit on a single Ariane 5 rocket
This month, a single Ariane 5 rocket is set to propel four Galileo satellites into orbit for the navigation constellation’s first-ever quadruple launch. Mission controllers are training intensively for the complex space delivery.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Brazilian free-tailed bat is the fastest flyer in the animal kingdom
Up to now, the speed record for horizontal flight was held by birds from the swift family: the common swift, for example, can reach speeds of over 100 kilometres per hour. Together with colleagues from the USA, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Radolfzell have now discovered…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Emissions trading would be more effective than mileage standards, new study shows
As the European Union contemplates new policies aimed at meeting its emissions-reduction commitments under last year’s Paris Agreement on climate change, a new study by researchers at MIT and elsewhere could provide some valuable guidance on the most effective strategy.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Scholar describes a coming crisis of displacement from climate change
In one of the most dreaded science-fiction scenarios, entire communities are forced to abandon their homes because rising sea levels, droughts, and storm surges, driven by climate change, endanger their lives.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Report into workplace racism calls for employers to take urgent action
A hard-hitting new report commissioned by Business in the Community, using survey data collected by YouGov and examined by researchers at The University of Manchester, is calling for employers to take urgent action to identify and stamp out racist behaviour in the workplace.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
The lessons we need to learn to deal with the ‘creeping disaster’ of drought
The journal Climatic Change has published a special edition of review papers discussing major natural hazards in Australia. This article is one of a series looking at those threats in detail.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New research examines ‘jilting effect’ on consumers
New research from the Penn State Smeal College of Business suggests that when people have an expectation of receiving a highly attractive option and then it falls through, what they possess no longer seems as satisfying as it once did.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Scientists probe underground depths of Earth’s carbon cycle
Understanding how carbon dissolves in water at the molecular level under extreme conditions is critical to understanding the Earth’s deep carbon cycle—a process that ultimately influences global climate change.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Archaeologists describe how Ezekiel’s Wheel helped turn African Americans into Christians
At the site of a plantation where abolitionist Frederick Douglass once lived, University of Maryland (UMD) archaeologists have uncovered striking evidence of how African and Christian religious beliefs blended and merged in the 19th century. The team dug up an intact set of objects that they interpret…
Mashable
How India is coping with most of its cash becoming useless
Indians woke up to the surprise announcement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the withdrawal of bigger denomination currency notes. As they begin to come to term with the adjustment, things are not looking easy for many. In an address to the nation late evening yesterday, Modi announced that…
How-To Geek
What Is the ProgramData Folder in Windows?
On modern versions of Windows, you’ll see a “ProgramData” folder on your system drive—usually the C:\ drive. This folder is hidden, so you’ll only see it if you show hidden files in File Explorer.Click Here to Continue Reading
Popular Mechanics
Material that doesn’t react to heat in development
Using 3D printing, researchers are developing a customizable material that can expand, contract, or do nothing at all when heated. The post Material that doesn’t react to heat in development appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
Techbargains.com
Portable Powerbank Battery Charger for Mobile Devices FREE $4.99 Shipping
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inStash
Stay Dry & Toasty During The Winter With The Aether Tromso Jacket
Here at inStash we simply love Aether and their fantastic collection of outwear. That being said, there’s simply one product that stands out from the rest: the … Read More
inStash
Discover Why Nomad’s Lightning Cables Are Nearly Indestructible
Tired of your Lightning cables fraying? You’re not the only one. If we had a nickel for every frayed Apple-manufactured cable we receive, we’d all be very … Read More
inStash
Calf Skin & Titanium Headphones? The Aedle ODS-1 Proves It Works!
If you’re looking for headphones that mot only look good but also sound good then you’d be better off forgetting about Beats and start thinking of Aedle. … Read More
inStash
Still Using AA Batteries? You Won’t Want To Miss Out On This Killer Deal!
Who needs rechargeable batteries and Li-Ion packing gadgets, anyways? The fact of the matter is that AA batteries are still a necessary part of modern living for … Read More
inStash
Omate Teases Yumi Personal Robot Assistant
Alexa is having a breakout year. The personal assistant pioneered by Amazon for use on their Echo speakers was open-sourced earlier in 2016 and is now being … Read More
Computerworld
Facebook and AT&T herald a new day of open networking
Modular and open source are now the watchwords for network infrastructure, whether you’re delivering internet connections or VR cat videos.On Tuesday at the Structure 2016 conference in San Francisco, Facebook announced its most powerful modular data-center switch yet, and AT&T gave an update on…
Mashable
Muslim women are scared to wear the hijab in public after Trump win
LONDON — The world has woken up to the news that Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States.  SEE ALSO: Donald Trump calls for total ban on Muslims entering the U.S. While many are celebrating Trump’s victory right now, some Muslim women are expressing fear that they may be targeted…
SlashGear
Galaxy S8 screen tipped to grow to lure Note 7 users
A new rumor is making the rounds that claims Samsung is set to enlarge the screen of the Galaxy S8 smartphone in an effort to lure the customers who are considering going somewhere else for a big screen phablet back to the Samsung fold after the Galaxy Note 7 failure. This would dovetail nicely with…
Latest news
Google to malware sites: We’ll brand you ‘deceptive’ for a month, no reviews allowed
Sites considered repeat malware offenders by Google won’t be able to contest security warnings shown in Chrome for 30 days.
GearBest Blog
Top Tablets brand Meat the Double 11, Black Friday Here!
Do you ever hear about these brands: Cube, Teclast, Onda, Chuwi, Voyo, PiPo, jumper, Vido, Xiaoxiao and Gpd. Even though Chinese tablets were initially meant to cater to budget-conscious techies and casual users alike, they have since evolved into great devices that, rightfully so, compete with big name…
Physics News
Engineers develop invisibility cloak for high-tech processing chips
From Harry Potter’s Cloak of Invisibility to the Romulan cloaking device that rendered their warship invisible in “Star Trek,” the magic of invisibility was only the product of science fiction …
Techbargains.com
HP.com Black Friday Deals Sneak Peek!
HP.com Black Friday Deals Sneak Peek!
Macworld
How to set up the Wiki Service in macOS Sierra Server
Next up in our series on macOS Sierra’s Server app is the Wiki service. You’re likely familiar with Wikis, especially if you’ve spent any time at Wikipedia, but it’s possible you’ve never thought about using one as a collaborative tool for your company or school.Server’s Wiki service lets you provide…
9to5Mac
New MacBook Pro outsold every competing laptop in just five days – Slice Intelligence
Apple already told us that the 2016 MacBook Pro had set a new online sales record, backed by supply-chain reports of increased component orders, but Slice Intelligence has provided our first look at the scale of those orders. The company reports that the new models took just five days to outsell every…
Macworld
What the Touch Bar tells us about the Mac’s future
These things go in cycles. Apple introduces a new, groundbreaking product, with a bunch of features that annoyingly break compatibility and ruin workflows and subvert the norms of the product category. Then comes adaptation–sometimes from Apple, always from users–and, eventually, a new equilibrium. Then…
PCWorld
The best cases for the Google Pixel and Pixel XL
Suit up your PixelImage by Derek WalterThe Pixel and Pixel XL are fantastic phones. They’re fast, take great pictures, and are always up to date with the latest software from Google.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
How Twitter bots affected the US presidential campaign
Key to democracy is public engagement – when people discuss the issues of the day with each other openly, honestly and without outside influence. But what happens when large numbers of participants in that conversation are biased robots created by unseen groups with unknown agendas? As my research has…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
93 percent of the worlds seed diversity has vanished the last century
Take a look at modern agriculture and very little of it represents how farms looked in the early 1900s. Not only has technology changed significantly, but the diversity of the seeds we plant for food is only a fraction what it was so many years ago. In fact, a survey conducted in 1983 revealed how 93…
Mobile Magazine
What’s that Buzzing Sound? Is that a Drone Patrolling Our Neighbor’s Property?
Sunflower Labs introduces a home security system that uses sensors and a patrolling drone. Sunflower Labs is a Zurich and Silicon Valley-based technology company (hence the flower name, get it?) on Thursday announced the full development of the Sunflower Home Awareness System. The system is actually…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Perovskite combination rivals silicon solar cell efficiency
Scientists working at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) have created a hybrid photovoltaic cell from multiple layers of different perovskite materials that has a claimed a peak efficiency of 26 percent. It’s said that the…
Dezeen
BIG wins Paris Metro competition with looping station design
Danish firm Bjarke Ingels Group has teamed up with French studio Silvio d’Ascia Architecture to design a loop-shaped station for a new stretch of the Paris Metro.  Read more
Computerworld
Microsoft is working on tools to help users with cloud-based FPGAs
Earlier this year, Microsoft made a splash at its Ignite conference for IT professionals when it announced that it has been racking cards of programmable chips together with servers in its cloud data centers. The chips, called field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), can be reconfigured after being…
SlashGear
NASA paper leaks claiming that the physics violating EM Drive works
Every now and again scientists make a discovery that seems to violate the laws of physics as we know them. A paper has leaked from NASA that indicates that a new type of propulsion drive for space travel actually works despite violating Newton’s third law of physics. That particular law states that every…
New Scientist – Online news
Islands in the sky used as Noah’s ark for threatened plants
An experiment in Melbourne, Australia, shows that the recent vogue for rooftop gardens could have real ecological benefits
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Messaging giant Viber becomes more like Facebook with the launch of Public Accounts for businesses and brands
Above: Viber: Violet’s Kitchen Page Viber has announced a new suite of tools designed to connect businesses and marketers with the mobile messaging app’s 800 million users. With Public Accounts, Viber is pushing to become a platform through which companies can both broadcast messages en masse and communicate…
VentureBeat
How the tech industry is reacting to Donald Trump’s improbable election victory
In case you missed the memo, Donald Trump has claimed victory in the U.S. presidential election today. Technology industry figureheads have been weighing in with their thoughts, and financial markets have begun reacting to the news. Technology played a critical role in the Trump vs. Clinton campaign…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Controlled, Accurate Plasma Cleaner for TEM Sample Preparation
Henniker Plasma would like announce the launch of their new, cost effective bench-top plasma cleaner for TEM sample preparation tasks. The HPT-100 TEMCLEAN is a bench-top glow discharge system that…
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Zero’s latest electric motorcycles boast 200+ mile range
With some of the world’s biggest bike makers now dedicating time to electric models, Zero Motorcycles knows it has its work cut out. The company has spent the last 10 years refining its gas-free lineup, gradually adding more power and (more important…
WIRED
Legal Weed Has Arrived. Get Ready for the Budweiser of Bud
Potheads will become consumers, and the patchwork network of growers and sellers will start responding to the demands of a bona fide market. The post Legal Weed Has Arrived. Get Ready for the Budweiser of Bud appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
VR Is Totally Changing How Architects Dream Up Buildings
More and more companies are working to adapt 2D visualization systems for a 3D world. The post VR Is Totally Changing How Architects Dream Up Buildings appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Eagle Flight Lets You Soar In VR, But May Make You an Angry Bird
This first-person flight game for PlayStation VR, Oculus, and Vive captures the feeling of winging it at high speeds, but the level designs slow it down. The post Eagle Flight Lets You Soar In VR, But May Make You an Angry Bird appeared first on WIRED.
Scientific American Content: Global
What the 2016 Election Results Mean for Health
Voters sent some strong signals on marijuana use and assisted suicide — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
BBC News – World
Afghan ‘green-eyed girl’: Pakistan deports Sharbat Gula
An Afghan woman made famous by a National Geographic front cover in 1985 has been deported from Pakistan after she was found with fake ID papers.
BBC News – World
US Election 2016: Trump victory unsettles markets
Global markets initially fall sharply on Donald Trump’s victory before making back some losses.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
New nanosensors for the detection of TNT
Computerworld
Trump tapped the viral anger over H-1B use
President-elect Donald Trump realized early in his campaign that U.S. IT workers were angry over training foreign visa-holding replacements. He knew this anger was volcanic. Trump is the first major U.S. presidential candidate in this race — or any previous presidential race — to focus on the use…
Scientific American Content: Global
Teaching Blind Students with 3D Prints
The technology turns abstract ideas into tactile teaching aids for the visually impaired — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Reason.com Full Feed
Trump Won Because Leftist Political Correctness Inspired a Terrifying Backlash
Many will say Trump won because he successfully capitalized on blue collar workers’ anxieties about immigration and globalization. Others will say he won because America rejected a deeply unpopular alternative. Still others will say the country is simply racist to its core. But there’s another major…
TechCrunch
What does a President-elect Trump mean for Silicon Valley? Nothing very good.
 Donald J. Trump is now the President-elect of the United States after one of the most surreal and unlikely campaign victories in American history. Stock markets are already reacting negatively to the reality of a President Trump and the dollar is also falling. The short-term prospects for the tech…
9to5Mac
Apple could be able to pay just 10% tax to repatriate overseas profits under Trump plan
Apple hasn’t exactly seen eye-to-eye with president-elect Donald Trump, responding dismissively to Trump’s call for a boycott of Apple products, and witholding support from the GOP convention. But it seems they do agree on one topic: allowing companies to repatriate profits from overseas subsidiaries…
Mashable
Lady Gaga heads straight to Trump Tower to stage a protest
Following the result of the US presidential election, Lady Gaga wasted no time at all in heading straight to Trump Tower and protesting. SEE ALSO: British celebrities have very strong reactions to the U.S. election result The singer has been outspoken in her support of Hillary Clinton throughout the…
Computerworld
Apple’s new iPhone is the best selling smartphone
In yet more proof of the disconnect between the Android-loving media and the iPhone-loving public, the latest data claims Apple’s new iPhone 7 models are the best selling smartphones in both the US and UK.The return of the iOS star Data published today shows a 5.2% percentage point US market share…
Lifehacker
Facebook Will Let Brands Send You Ads If You’ve Messaged Them Before
Earlier this year, Facebook announced it was building bots that would let companies chat with you in Messenger. Now, the company has announced sponsored messages. They’re like ads, but for your chat app.Read more…
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Four cities just approved new taxes on sugary drinks, striking blows against Big Soda
Voters in Boulder, Colorado and three cities in California — San Francisco, Oakland, and Albany — approved controversial new soda taxes on Tuesday. Sugar-sweetened beverages have been linked to obesity and diabetes, and these new laws are intended to fight back against the rising tide of these diseases…
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Robots Will Take Two-Thirds of All Jobs In the Developing World, UN Says
It’s a common belief that low-wage workers will be hit the hardest by advanced robots in the workplace. When we take a global perspective on this, the people that will be most affected by widespread automation won’t be workers in North America, according to a new United Nations report—it’ll be people…
BBC News – World
Preacher deletes Clinton win prophecy
An online prediction by a Nigerian evangelist of a woman winning the US election is removed.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Revolving solar-powered home for veterans wins California’s first tiny house competition
“The Tiny House Competition – Build Small and Win Big” is a new competition in the Sacramento region, challenging collegiate teams to design and build net-zero, tiny solar houses, writes SMUD. “The event, held Saturday, October 15 at Consumnes River College, was open to all colleges and universities…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Predatory bacteria offer potential solution to drug resistance problem
For the first time ever, scientists have used predatory bacteria to kill pneumonia in a rat animal model. The research, published online in mBio, provides evidence that predatory bacteria can be used as a therapeutic, offering a possible solution to the rise of multidrug-resistant bacterial infections.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Wave energy device successfully deployed at BiMEP site
The final section of a sophisticated wave energy device has been successfully installed by a collaborative research team in the Bay of Biscay, on the northern coast of Spain.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Ninety-percent of proposed Canadian hydroelectric projects may expose local indigenous communities to methylmercury
In a new study, Harvard University researchers find over 90 percent of potential new Canadian hydroelectric projects are likely to increase concentrations of the neurotoxin methylmercury in food webs near indigenous communities.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Making artificial ‘cells’ move like real cells
Artificial “cells” could someday zoom around in the body and deliver medicines to specific locations, act as in-tissue diagnosticians and provide viable replacements for whole cells and organs. To do this, they will need to be able to navigate the complex environments of our bodies. Now, in ACS Central…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Using the X-Box Kinect as a sensor to conduct centrifuge research
To gaming enthusiasts, the Kinect is Microsoft’s motion sensor add-on for the Xbox 360 gaming console. The device provides a natural user interface that allows users to interact intuitively and without any intermediary device, such as a controller. Now, a team of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researchers…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
What are active galactic nuclei?
In the 1970s, astronomers became aware of a compact radio source at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy – which they named Sagittarius A. After many decades of observation and mounting evidence, it was theorized that the source of these radio emissions was in fact a supermassive black hole (SMBH). Since…
TechSpot
Dell and Intel may have shelved a multi-purpose device codenamed Dell Stack
Dell and Intel set out in mid-2014 to develop an entire ecosystem based on Microsoft’s Continuum. The project, referred to internally as Dell Stack, was to center around a 6.4-inch, full-HD mini tablet designed to serve as your desktop, laptop and tablet.
New Scientist – Online news
Trump could land fatal blow to the fight against climate change
A Donald Trump presidency is poised to disrupt the fight against climate change in a way that threatens to snuff out all hope, warns Matthew Nisbet
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The audio upgrades I’ll be making this Black Friday
It’s almost Black Friday, which means that it’s time to start putting together a list of all those little things that you’ve been eyeing up all year, but that have always been just that little bit too expensive to pull the trigger on so far. For me, audio gear sits firmly in this category.  Black Friday…
Physics News
The thinnest photodetector in the world
The Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has developed the world’s thinnest photodetector, that is a device that converts light into an electric …
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Stanford develops CRISPR-based therapy for sickle cell disease
A team of Stanford scientists are making great progress in their search for a cure for sickle cell disease, and they want to start human trials as soon as 2018. They used CRISPR to fix the mutated gene that causes the illness in human stem cells take…
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Quest to map Africa’s soil microbiome begins
Sub-Saharan project could one day help ecosystems to resist climate change and improve agriculture.Nature 539 152 doi: 10.1038/539152a
Scientific American Content: Global
How Scientists Reacted to the U.S. Election Results
Trump victory generates shock, disbelief and fear of funding cuts — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Mashable
Americans in London can eat their feelings with free cheeseburgers today
LONDON — However you feel about the outcome of the U.S. presidential election, it’s safe to say that it’s been a dramatic 24 hours.  SEE ALSO: 10-year-old Barron Trump looking tired AF is all of us right now You’re tired, you’re hungry and you’re in need of sustenance. Well, if you’re an American…
Mashable
Former KKK leader David Duke congratulates Trump on his victory
Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is not shy about showing his support for the new president-elect of the United States, Donald Trump. In fact, following early predictions of Trump’s victory, Duke used Twitter to passionately praise the Republican in a tweet that has many slightly concerned, to…
Lifehacker
Amazon’s Selling Dash Buttons For $1 Today, but Still Giving Out $5 Credits When You Use Them
If you’re curious about Amazon Dash buttons, there’s never been a better time to stick them around your house. For a limited time, our readers can purchase up to three buttons for just $1 each (with promo code KINJADASH), down from the usual $5. Plus, you’ll still get a $5 credit the first time you use…
Phys.org: Physics News
A little light construction—laser welding in three acts
Welding is said to be more art than science. In part, this is a nod to the vital, skilled work that welders perform. It’s also recognition of the fact that the physics of the process is really, really difficult to understand.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
SpaceX aims for mid-December Falcon 9 launch resumption, says Musk
Hoping to recover quickly after suffering a calamitous launch pad explosion of their Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral some two months ago, SpaceX is aiming to resume launches of the booster in mid-December, said company founder and CEO Elon Musk in a recent televised interview on Nov. 4.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Penguin fight—understanding animal contest behaviour in five easy steps
Have you seen the captivating footage (below) of fighting penguins that went viral recently? Or perhaps you caught the epic battle between two Komodo dragons in the BBC’s new Planet Earth II documentary. Wildlife documentaries often feature this kind of animal contest behaviour. The National Geographic…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is much younger than previously thought
Based on computer simulations, astrophysicists at the University of Bern, Switzerland, conclude that the comet Chury did not obtain its duck-like form during the formation of our solar system 4.5 billion years ago. Although it does contain primordial material, they are able to show that the comet in…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Dyke inspection robot with an innovative powertrain
Future robots that continuously inspect our dykes, don’t come across an electrical charging station every few hours. Using a smart gear box for the robot, UT researcher Douwe Dresscher manages to drastically reduce the energy consumption. The energy-autonomous robot comes closer.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Power-to-liquid—pilot operation of first compact plant
Demand-driven production of liquid fuels from regenerative energy sources is a major element of the energy turnaround. Production of synthetic fuels from solar energy and carbon dioxide extracted from air is the objective of the SOLETAIR project started now by INERATEC, a spinoff of Karlsruhe Institute…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Tritium introduced in fusion experiments at Sandia
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories Z Machine have opened a new chapter in their 20-year journey toward higher fusion outputs by introducing tritium, the most neutron-laden isotope of hydrogen, to their targets’ fuel.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
How can the world manage a historic climate agreement?
Last week, the Paris Agreement, a global climate pact 23 years in the making, officially put into force unprecedented requirements for reducing emissions that fuel global climate change.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Biggest map of dinosaur tree yet suggests they emerged 20 million years earlier than thought
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from the U.K. and the U.S. has mapped the biggest dinosaur tree yet, and in so doing, has found that the creatures may have evolved 20 million years earlier than most in the field have thought. In their paper published in the journal Biology Letters, the team describes…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
This election was not hacked – but it was attacked
The presidential campaign of 2016 thankfully – and we can only hope officially – ended this evening. As of when this article was posted, there are no reports of widespread cyberattacks or other digital interference against state voting systems. Of course, since votes are still being tallied, we’re not…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Personality tests for fish could boost reproduction rates
Aquaculture experts from the University of Stirling and the Institute for Food and Agricultural Research and Technology (IRTA) in Catalonia, have found the way fish, Senegalese sole, cope with stress is determined by their personality and remains consistent regardless of the situation they are in.
BBC News – World
Turkey ‘backsliding’ in bid to join EU, says Commission
The European Commission accuses Turkey of backsliding on rights, prompting an angry reaction.
Gizmodo
Researchers Just Created the Most Amazing Lip-Reading Software
One of the most unsettling moments in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is when it’s revealed that HAL 9000 can read lips, leaving no secrets between the astronauts and the ship’s computer. That might have been science fiction, but 15 years after the events of that film, researchers in the real…
Mashable
Vladimir Putin says Donald Trump’s victory gives him ‘hope’
If there’s one world leader who is absolutely delighted to see Donald Trump win the American presidential election it’s Vladimir Putin.  SEE ALSO: This is how the world leaders reacted to Trump’s election The Russian president was the first to congratulate Trump, sending a telegram expressing “hope…
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What the Trump Win Means For Tech and Science
Republican nominee Donald Trump has won the US Presidential election to become the country’s 45th president. Now that he is going to run the government, it’s a good time to look back on the kind of policies and changes he is likely to bring in the United States. From an article on ArsTechnica:Trump’s…
The Gadget Flow
Intuos Creative Stylus 2 by Wacom
Your creativity and ingenuity should never be hindered by your tools. With the Intuos Creative Stylus 2 by Wacom, you can achieve the exact designs and creations you’ve imagined. An upgrade on the original, this professional stylus has an ergonomic design to remain comfortable while the thin pressure-sensitive…
The Gadget Flow
Waterproof Bike Rear Light
Ride your bikes safely at night with this Waterproof Bike Rear Light. It is a LED tail light that will help you keep those riding behind you aware of your presence in the wee hours of the night when visibility is poor. The light is USB rechargeable and is a perfect one to fit underneath your seat post….
The Gadget Flow
FEMÛR TRIQ – A Unique Digital Watch
The TRIQ is a digital watch designed to capture curiosity and spark conversations that bring like-minded people together. While fashion is not always practical, this team refuses to sacrifice any comfort with their design. To offset the sharp angular design, they have softened every edge of the body…
Modern Interior Design & Furniture – Decoist
Smart Design Turns This Heritage Cottage into an Eco-Friendly Modern Home
There are plenty of occasions when we have seen a dreary heritage home being transformed into a stylish contemporary residence that retains the charm of the original construction. But it is rare to find one of these classic homes being altered into a modern house that is also energy-savvy and planet-friendly….
Mashable
10 smart money tips that take 10 minutes
Whatever your financial goals — from building a nest egg to flying the coop for a dream vacation — you’re only 10 minutes away from being a step closer. Here are 10 quick ways to get your personal finances in order. 1. Bump up your 401(k) contribution Contributing just 1% more of your paycheck toward…
The Manual
KOMONO’s Crafted Collection Launches Your Favorite Affordable Watch
Craftsmanship often implies spending an arm and a leg, but the new KOMONO Crafted Collection is producing your favorite affordable watch for fall. The post KOMONO’s Crafted Collection Launches Your Favorite Affordable Watch appeared first on The Manual.
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KnowRoaming offers free WhatsApp use around the world
KnowRoaming’s SIM card and sticker were designed to help frequent travelers save money by connecting to local networks. This latest feature stays true to that mission. You’ll now be able to use WhatsApp for free around the world (the service works in 142 countries) if you use any of the company’s products….
TechSpot
Silicon Valley reacts to Donald Trump’s victory
You may have heard the news that the 45th President of the United States has been chosen, and, much to the surprise of Silicon Valley, it wasn’t Hillary Clinton. Other than well-known Trump supporter Peter Thiel, the response from the biggest names in tech has ranged from stunned acceptance to…
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An American Tragedy
David Remnick, writing on the occasion of Donald Trump’s election to the Presidency of the United States. The election of Donald Trump to the Presidency is nothing less than a tragedy for the American republic, a tragedy for the Constitution, and a triumph for the forces, at home and abroad, of nativism,…
Gizmodo
12 Futuristic Forms of Government That Could One Day Rule the World
As history has repeatedly shown, political systems come and go. Given our rapid technological and social advances, it’s a trend we can expect to continue. Here are 12 extraordinary — and even frightening — ways our governments could be run in the future.Read more…
Macworld
FontExplorer X Pro 6 review: Now with more tools to manages your fonts
An up-to-date font management utility is a necessary tool in every creative professional’s toolbox. While not as huge an upgrade as the previous version, FontExplorer X Pro 6 ($99, $49 upgrade) adds a variety of helpful new features for modern designers. If you skipped version 5, you’ll appreciate…
Mashable
The 5 stages of Trump grief: How to go through them as fast as possible
Millions of American voters — in fact, the majority of American voters, if estimates of Hillary Clinton’s popular vote victory are accurate — are about to go through their first full day of emotional torture. Whether it lasts days, weeks, months or years, we know what to call this feeling. It is grief…
Popular Science
Why Ron Howard and Brian Grazer want to take you to Mars
Space In an exclusive interview, the executive producers of NatGeo’s ‘Mars’ miniseries discuss colonizing the red planet Half documentary and half dramatization, Mars is a six-part miniseries about colonizing the red planet, and it debuts on November 14 at 9pm Eastern.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Impostor planet exposed by astronomers
(Phys.org)—Don’t be fooled by its light curve exhibiting anomalies like those caused by planets—one microlensing event with a fancy name OGLE-2016-BLG-0733 is doing a really good job of mimicking an extrasolar world. This case of a binary-source event masquerading as a planet could have further implications…
SpaceNews.com
ViaSat reports big airline connectivity order and robust government growth
LONDON — Satellite broadband hardware and services provider ViaSat Inc. on Nov. 8 said it had contracted with a U.S.-based commercial airline to retrofit more than 500 aircraft with ViaSat’s Ka-band airline connectivity system. In a conference call with investors, ViaSat Chief Executive Mark D. Dankberg…
Newswise: SciNews
Targeting Pathogenic Bacteria
During the AVS 63rd International Symposium and Exhibition being held November 6-11, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee, Stephane Evoy, an applied physicist from the University of Alberta, will explain how the team recognized the limited reliability of antibodies in providing bacteria detection with specificity….
Science | Smithsonian
The Surprising Reason Birds First Grew Feathers
When birds first grew feathers 150 million years ago, their function was not necessarily to help with flight
Physics Forums Insights
Why Study Physics? A Bit Goes a Long Way!
If you don’t plan to become a scientist or an engineer, is there a good reason to study physics?  I say, “Yes,” because knowing just a little bit can be quite rewarding in ordinary life.  For example, I have been enjoying just one little bit of physics for more than 55 years.  I even earned […]
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Go Wireless With These $15 Mpow Earbuds
Mpow has been one of the forerunners of the impulse-priced bluetooth headphones craze on Kinja Deals, and their newer Antelope models feature noise cancellation 6.0 and better battery life, to name a few features. At $15 for either color, this is the best price we’ve seen for these.Read more…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
COP22 Marrakech welcomes visitors with low-carbon Ark22 gate
Described by the designers as a cross between minimalism and baroque, the beautiful gate is a “pointillist composition” constructed from repeated singular elements, the timber planks, strategically stacked to create a cohesive mass. The identical 3-by-4-inch boards were sourced from local, sustainably…
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ICYMI: How studying bees helped fix internet traffic
Today on In Case You Missed It: The latest Golden Goose award goes to scientists who developed an algorithm to explain how worker bees collaborate to get honey to their hive. It turns out, that algorithm could be directly applied to solving peaks…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Study on Development of Nanodroplets in Aqueous Solutions of Polar Organics
Researchers in Russia have come together to better understand the heterogeneous nature of a polar organic liquid mixed with water. They used laser light as an instrument in two ways – phase…
WIRED
How NASA Will Choose Astronauts for Its Incredible Journey to Mars
When the agency put out its latest application call, it specified that the lucky few might fly in Orion, a deep-space vessel meant to make the Journey to Mars. The post How NASA Will Choose Astronauts for Its Incredible Journey to Mars appeared first on WIRED.
The Next Web
This nano drone carves up the skies with the tap of a single button
Any company can design a nano drone, but how about engineering the easiest drone to fly on the market? Well, now you’ve really got our attention, JetJat. We’d like to introduce you to the aerobatically talented, yet simplified flying experience of the JetJat Ultra Nano Drone. You can score one now for…
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Bitcoin Boosted by Safe-Haven Demand After Trump Victory
Donald Trump’s historic victory in the U.S. presidential elections has pushed up prices for the digital currency bitcoin. As the results for the election began to trickle in, the cryptocurrency quickly began to rise at around 2 a.m. London time. From a report on CNBC: The price for bitcoin was around…
CNET News.com
Yes we Canada: Immigration site crashes as Trump leads election – CNET
The election night showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has social media buzzing and immigration sites crashing.
Gizmodo
Vladimir Putin Congratulates Donald Trump Via Telegram
Now that Donald Trump is our President-elect, his best buddy and literal comic book villain Vladimir Putin has sent his congratulations. Read more…
GearHungry
Wingback Phone Sleeve
Wingback makes wallets, passport sleeves, and card holders — everything you need for your pocket-bound everyday carry except something for your phone. Now they’ve ticked that one off their list as well with the Wingback Phone Sleeve, a low-profile iPhone 6/6S/7 holder made of full-grain vegetable tanned…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Toward a hand-held ‘breathalyzer’ for diagnosing diabetes
For several years, scientists have been working toward “breathalyzers” that can diagnose various diseases without painful pinpricks, needles or other unpleasant methods. Now, one team has developed a new, portable breath analyzer that could someday help doctors diagnose diabetes noninvasively in the…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Skin pigment could help strengthen foams and fabrics
Melanin is the natural molecule in animals’ skin, hair and the iris of eyes that gives them color and helps protect them from ultraviolet light. Someday soon, the pigment could be found in unexpected places such as sofa cushions or clothing—but not for its hue. Scientists have found that adding a small…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
What the ‘cold fusion’ debacle has revealed
“Cold fusion” has a serious legacy problem. Back in 1989, researchers announced that they had demonstrated the phenomenon—a nuclear reaction producing excess heat at room temperature—that promised to revolutionize clean energy. Soon after, they were ridiculed for the assertion. Chemical & Engineering…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Taking statistics to the quantum domain
(Phys.org)—The change point problem is a concept in statistics that pops up in a wide variety of real-world situations, from stock markets to protein folding. The idea is to detect the exact point at which a sudden change has occurred, which could indicate, for example, the trigger of a financial crisis…
Mashable
Stephen Colbert powerfully addresses nation: ‘How did our politics get so poisonous?’
“We are more divided than ever, as a nation,” a visibly shaken Stephen Colbert said on the night of the 2016 election, citing one clear fact that resonates around the world. The results weren’t definitive when Colbert concluded his Showtime special Democracy’s Series Finale: Who’s Going To Clean…
9to5Mac
Report: Apple Pay on the web quickly becomes 5th most popular online payment platform
Just over a month after launching Apple Pay on the web to bring the payments service to website checkouts via its Safari web browser, new data shows Apple has already made it into the top five payment technologies online. more…Filed under: Apple
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Solar physicists unlock easier way to observe peculiar particles that reveal the inner workings of the sun
In 2009, applied physicist Peter Sturrock was visiting the National Solar Observatory in Tucson, Arizona, when the deputy director of the observatory told him he should read a controversial article about radioactive decay. Although the subject was outside Sturrock’s field, it inspired a thought so intriguing…
Next Big Future
Antibody therapy prevents Zika Virus Replication and transmission and protect babies in the womb
Scientists say they may have found a way to protect babies in the womb from the harmful effects of Zika.So far the US team has only had success in mice with its antibody treatment, but it says it might eventually lead to a therapy for women who catch Zika in pregnancy.The Zika virus can severely damage…
Scientific American Content: Global
Big Pharma’s Big Question: Is Trump Friend or Foe?
The new president-elect will have to consider how to drive down health costs  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Popular Mechanics
Win 1 of 3 Citizen Eco-Drive watches worth R7 499 each!
Since its foundation in 1930, CITIZEN has spearheaded a revolution of innovation in watchmaking. Among its prominent achievements is Eco-Drive, an original light-driven technological breakthrough. Progressive Eco-Drive technology harnesses the power of light – from any natural or artificial light source…
Digital Trends
How long will new electric car purchase incentive programs be needed?
Norway is the top electric vehicle (EV) market in the world. Relative to its population, the Scandinavian country has both the greatest proportion of electric vehicle new car sales and the highest overall EV market share. That’s great progress and proof the shift to zero emissions vehicles is working….
PCWorld
23% off NuWave Infrared Countertop Oven and Turkey Cooker – Deal Alert
This compact countertop oven from NuWave uses three different types of heating technology at once, allowing you to bake, broil, barbecue, roast, grill, steam, dehydrate, and air-fry all from one convenient appliance. It’s 50% faster and uses 85% less energy than a traditional oven and easily cooks…
Gizmodo
Don’t Give Up On the Planet
Welcome to the future. A future that me, and many Americans who put their faith in science, have been staring at in bewilderment, denial, and abject terror for the better part of a year.Read more…
The Verge – All Posts
PlayStation 4 Pro review: 4K gaming is here
The PlayStation 4 Pro marks a turning point for the modern console era. In fact, it redefines what a “console” even means. Consoles are supposed to offer “good enough” graphics at an attractive price point, and a consistent hardware target to allow developers to optimize the crap out of their games….
Design Milk
Facet: An Interactive Space Divider
Bloomming came up with a unique and functional space divider that’s also interactive. The freestanding Facet is made up of diamond-shaped components that rotate to create beautiful geometric patterns that play with both light and shadow. Even though Facet helps separate a space, it’s thin…
Reason.com Full Feed
Vaping Is a Gateway to Quitting Smoking: New at Reason
Survey data indicate that millions of Americans have used electronic cigarettes to quit smoking, thereby dramatically reducing the health risks they face. But Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is unimpressed. “The plural of anecdote is not data,” Frieden…
Computerworld
23% off NuWave Infrared Countertop Oven and Turkey Cooker – Deal Alert
This compact countertop oven from NuWave uses three different types of heating technology at once, allowing you to bake, broil, barbecue, roast, grill, steam, dehydrate, and air-fry all from one convenient appliance. It’s 50% faster and uses 85% less energy than a traditional oven and easily cooks up…
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Today’s Best Deals: $1 Dash Buttons, Socks & Underwear, Stanley Flasks & Water Bottles
$1 Dash buttons (with $5 credit after first use), Stanley flasks and water bottles, a huge sale on underwear, socks and undershirts, and more lead Wednesday’s best deals.Read more…
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Google doesn’t want proprietary fast charging in Android phones
Google isn’t a fan of non-standard approaches to fast-charging Android phones over USB-C, and it’s bent on having manufacturers fall in line. Its newest Android Compatibility Definition document (for Android Nougat) now says it’s “strongly recommend…
Physics News
New ‘bottlebrush’ electroactive polymers make dielectric elastomers increasingly viable for use in devices
A multi-institutional research team has developed a new electroactive polymer material that can change shape and size when exposed to a relatively small electric field. The advance overcomes …
Physics News
Environment-friendly hydrophobic coating made with salt particles
Superhydrophobic surfaces have attracted global attention due to their water-repellant characteristics and myriad number and variety of applications. A team of researchers with the Department …
Physics News
Nano-scale electronics score laboratory victory
Researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have pioneered a method for growing an atomic scale electronic material at the highest quality ever reported. In a paper published in Applied …
Physics News
Computers made of genetic material? Researchers conduct electricity using DNA-based nanowires
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Shares in world’s largest wind turbine producer slump after Trump wins election
Related: Donald Trump has a yuge vested interest in the Dakota Access Pipeline Via Bloomberg Images courtesy of Vestas Wind Systems A/S
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When crystal vibrations’ inner clock drives superconductivity
Superconductivity is like an Eldorado for electrons, as they flow without resistance through a conductor. However, it only occurs below a very low critical temperature. Physicists now believe they can enhance superconductivity – the idea is to externally drive its underlying physical phenomena by changing…
FiveThirtyEight
Significant Digits For Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 45Last night Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States. Read how it all went down at the FiveThirtyEight live blog. [FiveThirtyEight]279While the outcomes in Minnesota, Michigan, New Hampshire…
PCWorld
GoPro issues complete recall for Karma, its first-ever drone
While the world was watching to see the season finale of “America Votes,” GoPro had a little news of its own to share. Late Tuesday night, the company announced an official recall of its Karma drone, which rolled out in late October. The $800 flying device can apparently lose power during operation—presumably…
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These Exoskeletons, Rovers, and Mantis Robots Are the Future of German Robotics
Credit: DFKI VideoResearchers based at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) have been busy lately, judging by their latest glut of futuristic video content. Seemingly out of nowhere, the Center dropped no less than 34 YouTube clips on Tuesday, showcasing some of its most cutting-edge…
Mashable
What to do if the U.S. election result is affecting your mental health
LONDON — The most divisive U.S. presidential election has just come to a dramatic end. And, while Twitter is replete with celebrations and commiserations, people are also using the platform to exchange information and resources about mental health  SEE ALSO: Mixed reaction after Trump is elected U.S….
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Australia To Play Strategic Role in Biggest Ever Search For Extra-Terrestrial Life
Australia’s role in the biggest ever search for alien life has officially begun, with the Parkes Telescope in central west NSW set to play a strategic part in the 10-year journey. From a report on ABC:The $100 million Breakthrough Listen initiative has been underway in the United States for about nine…
BBC News – World
India currency ban: Who will take this money now?
The BBC’s Justin Rowlatt tries using banned 500 and 1,000 rupee notes on the streets of Delhi.
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Philips 55PFL5901 55″ 4K UHD LED LCD Smart HDTV $399.97
Philips 55PFL5901 55″ 4K UHD LED LCD Smart HDTV $399.97
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Make the most of it – this might be the last Black Friday as we know it
Thanks to post-Brexit currency fluctuations impacting retailer profits and a reduced consumer appetite for promotions, experts have said that we can expect to see some big changes to Black Friday next year.According to the Huffington Post, retail analysts are anticipating that next year retailers will…
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Waring Pro 1.5 Cubic Feet Stainless Steel Convection Oven $299.99
Waring Pro 1.5 Cubic Feet Stainless Steel Convection Oven $299.99
Next Big Future
Spacex explosion was caused by frozen oxygen
Elon Musk said the rocket exploded due to a problem with ultra-cold oxygen reaction with carbon fibre in the rocket’s fuel tank.The catastrophic issue, which was alluded to at the start of November, is said to have happened during the fuelling procedures. “I think we’ve gotten to the bottom of the problem,”…
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Trump and the Climate Activist Freakout
On Monday, the 22nd conference of the parties (COP-22) to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change convened in Marrakesh, Morocco to discuss the next steps for activating the Paris Agreement on climate change that just came into force on November 4. The assembled diplomats and climate change…
Reason.com Full Feed
Gary Johnson Voters Explain Why They’re Not To Blame for President Trump: New at Reason
Supporters of Gary Johnson gathered in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Tuesday to celebrate the end of the 2016 presidential campaign and a record-breaking vote total for the Libertarian Party. The former New Mexico governor and his running mate, former Massachussetts governor William Weld, earned nearly…
VentureBeat
DeltaDNA study shows mobile game makers don’t know how to handle in-game ads
EXCLUSIVE: Game developers know that in-game ads are important, but they don’t know the best way to approach them. That’s the conclusion of a survey by mobile game marketing firm DeltaDNA. The study from Edinburgh-based DeltaDNA shows that many developers are leaving cash on the table over fears of…
VentureBeat
Pandora redesigns its web music player
Publicly traded digital radio company Pandora today is launching a redesign of its core web music player. The web app’s Now Playing view has been updated to look a lot more modern, instead of like something created in the previous decade. And it now more closely resembles the look of Pandora’s Android…
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