Indistinguishable from Magic 11/11 and 11/12

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Method found for pulling hydrogen from ammonia for use as clean fuel
(Phys.org)—A trio of researchers with Princeton University has found a way to weaken the strong bonds between the nitrogen and hydrogen atoms in ammonia molecules while simultaneously releasing a single hydrogen atom to create hydrogen gas. In their paper published in the journal Science, Máté Bezdek,…
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LHC begins colliding proton beams with beams made up of heavy ions
Following seven successful months of colliding proton beams with each other in the search for new fundamental particles, the LHC today began colliding proton beams with beams made up of heavy ions – the nuclei of lead atoms.
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Research pair outlines new field of ‘web science’
(Phys.org)—A pair of web scientists has written a Technology Perspective piece for the journal Science outlining the newly developing field of “web science.” In their article, James Hendler with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Wendy Hall, with the University of Southampton, also offer some arguments…
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Early Black Friday deals: consoles, laptops, phones, 4K TVs and more
Winter will have to wait, because Black Friday is coming first! Some retailers (especially mobile phone stores) are unleashing some mighty fine deals already.Every day, our team of Deal Hunters scour the net to find any standout tech, gadget and gaming deals. So keep it TechRadar if you don’t want to…
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Is the HTC Bolt a Sprint exclusive you actually care about? – CNET
Exclusive phones are passé, but HTC believes this one deserves a second look because it’s so damn fast.
Lifehacker
Chrome Dev Adds Audio Focus Feature to Block or Limit Multiple Audio Streams
Finding that one annoying tab that’s playing audio in Chrome got a little easier back when the browser started showing which tab is playing audio. Now, in Chrome’s Dev channel, you can prevent multiple tabs from playing audio at the same time.This feature works by only allowing one audio stream to play…
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Frank Capra on Populism and Pop Culture
A few days ago, I published a piece here praising Frank Capra’s 1941 film Meet John Doe, one of the best movies ever made about mass politics and mass culture. Doe is both jaded and hopeful; it damns the hollowed-out phony populism that shady figures use to seize power, but it also imagines that something…
The Gadget Flow
Bear Soles – The Warmest Choice This Winter
With winter right around the corner, it’s not too early to start thinking about ways to keep your feet warm. Bear Soles are a premium shoe insole that offer the best way to stay cozy and warm in the winter. They’re made using natural, fine grain, Australian sheepskin. One of the softest and most indulgent…
Mashable
Who you can blame for this election, in a helpful chart
If you’re upset with imminent Trump presidency, chances are you’ve read about or searched for who to blame. What group didn’t show up? How did Trump get elected, when all polls seemed to point the other way? Well, there isn’t really one answer. SEE ALSO: You don’t have to organize today. You can just…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Learn How To Make A Boring BB-8 Toy Look Fantastic [Video]
BB-8 toys come in a wide array of sizes and feature sets, but the one thing that most of them have in common is a flat, clean look. They just don’t have the character of the BB-8 in The Force Awakens. That having been said, YouTuber “Cosplay Chris” took the relatively inexpensive (but massive) Jakks…
Ars Technica
HTC Vive goes wireless with pricey upgrade kit
Enlarge (credit: HTC) HTC has now opened up pre-orders for an upgrade kit, made in partnership with TPCast, that makes the Vive VR headset totally wireless—but for the time being, it’s only available through the Chinese Vive store. The company claims this is the first time “users of high-end PC…
The Gadget Flow
Matador Lens Base Layer
Make sure your lenses are kept nice and safe with the Matador Lens Base Layer. Equipped with a heavy duty clip at the top, this ingeniously designed bag protects your lens from bumps, dings, scratches, and drops while you go on adventures. Ideal for those always looking to get the perfect shot from the…
The Gadget Flow
RISEPRO – Wireless Food Thermometer
With the smart wireless function of the RISEPRO Food Thermometer, you no longer need to monitor the cooking status with your eyes on but simply stay monitoring at a distant way such as living room. The transmitter probe will regularly send temperature updates to your portable unit. Cooking is still under…
The Gadget Flow
Felt and Leather MacBook Case With iPhone and iPad Storage
Now carry all your Apple gadgets together in one case. This elegantly designed protective sleeve comes with a British style button and American style wool stitching. The pure wool texture makes the entire design comfortable and super soft. This is complemented by the leather that adds a delicate texture…
The Gadget Flow
FLOVEME Vintage Flip Leather iPhone Case
Here comes another smart and stylish protection for your iPhone in the form of this FLOVEME Vintage Flip Leather iPhone Case. The flip leather design gives it a professional look and feel that will blend easily with your formal attire. The case is available in some colors you can match with your everyday…
The Gadget Flow
Kahler Mellibi Porcelain Bathroom Storage Jar
Keep your loo looking tidy with the Kahler Mellibi Porcelain Bathroom Storage Jar. Complete with a lid, this storage system is shaped by hand to stash away anything from your Q-Tips to your jewelry. The porcelain is elegantly glazed and available in white, ocean blue, and anthracite grey to match with…
The Gadget Flow
Thuggie Cotton Hooded Sweatshirt
The Thuggie is an extra long, high-quality cotton hooded sweatshirt with a roomy hood, kangaroo pocket, and two hidden, functional side pockets. This tall hoodie is ideal for lounging, before and after hitting the slopes, hitting the surf, hitting the hot tub or even while hitting the field. It’s a tall…
The Gadget Flow
ACTON BLINK – Most Advanced eBoards EVER
ACTON, the leading designer and manufacturer of advanced, smart, light-weight, and innovative electric skateboards, electric skates and electric scooters, today announces its newest innovation, BLINK QU4TRO. As one of the fastest, most powerful eBoards on the market, it’s the only board that includes…
The Gadget Flow
Eldon Watches – The Fully Interchangeable Watch!
Eldon Watches are dedicated to the men who live fast paced lives. To the men who go from one opportunity to the next. To the men who seek to be extraordinary. Eldon recognizes this, by building a watch that can be as adaptive as you. You’re in charge, we just facilitate. First Eldon Watch was born from…
Lifehacker
What to Do If Your Child Is Experiencing Racist Bullying at School
Bullying has already been on the rise, but since Tuesday, there’s been a surge in blatant racist bullying in schools. However you feel about the election, this is a serious problem that needs to be addressed. If your child is experiencing racist bullying and you don’t know what to do, here’s where you…
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Donald Trump’s anti-immigration stance threatens the heart of American innovation
President-elect Donald Trump is causing a stir in Silicon Valley. After riding the path to the White House in part thanks to his anti-immigration rhetoric, Trump is now casting a shadow over the tech industry’s use of high-skilled foreign labor. Chief among the interests of industry luminaries is the…
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Taliban Bombs German Consulate in Afghanistan, Michigan Must Deliver Bottled Water in Flynt, What Will Trump Do In Syria? A.M. Links
Trump’s cabinet is going to be … interesting. The New Yorker looks at Trump’s potential policy on Syria. A federal judge in Michigan says state officials must deliver bottled-water to Flint residents who can’t easily pick up their own from distribution sites. Taliban militants attacked a German…
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California Voters Defy Trends—By Voting As Expected: New at Reason
California voters had their say on eighteen separate state-wide ballot initiatives. Steven Greenhut writes: Whereas the national election results shocked and surprised pollsters and many media observers, California’s results from Election Day conformed almost exactly to pre-election polls and predictions….
Scientific American Content: Global
Brain’s Support Cells Could Explain Mysterious “Spreading Pain”
Scientists uncover how non-neuronal cells induce synaptic plasticity in pain circuits, potentially across long distances — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Remote sensing tech sees positive response from federal agencies
In the wake of natural disasters, being able to quickly and accurately assess the damage to roads, bridges and other critical infrastructure can save lives. That fact is one of the driving forces for a University of New Mexico research team making big strides in the field of remote sensing.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
NASA to launch fleet of hurricane-tracking SmallSats
NASA is set to launch its first Earth science small satellite constellation, which will help improve hurricane intensity, track and storm surge forecasts, on Dec. 12 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Bulk bone metabarcoding to uncover early eating habits
A DNA metabarcoding approach to study bone fragments could reveal what Western Australia’s early aboriginal people ate for dinner.
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Four ways the ozone hole is linked to climate, and one way it isn’t
To mark the peak of ozone hole season, we’re highlighting four ways that climate and the ozone hole are related—and one important way they aren’t. But before you read any further, please take a few moments to enjoy a gorgeous view of the night sky (and an aurora) over the South Pole captured by Patrick…
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Discovery of a nearby super-Earth with only five times our mass
Red dwarf stars have proven to be a treasure trove for exoplanet hunters in recent years. In addition to multiple exoplanets candidates being detected around stars like TRAPPIST-1, Gliese 581, Gliese 667C, and Kepler 296, there was also the ESO’s recent discovery of a planet orbiting within the habitable…
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New NIST guide helps small businesses improve cybersecurity
Small-business owners may think that they are too small to be victims of cyber hackers, but Pat Toth knows otherwise. Toth leads outreach efforts to small businesses on cybersecurity at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and understands the challenges these businesses face in protecting…
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New cybersecurity framework profile to ensure safe transfer of hazardous liquids at ports
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) oversees approximately 800 waterfront facilities that, among other activities, transfer hazardous liquids between marine vessels and land-based pipelines, tanks or vehicles. These “maritime bulk liquid transfers” increasingly rely on computers to operate valves and pumps,…
TechCrunch
Telegram names first winners of its ‘fast and useful’ bot competition
 Messaging app Telegram has named the first wave of bots to win prizes via a $1 million BotPrize competition it announced back in April. Read More
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Irish town plans to plant world’s largest giant redwood grove
  Lookout northern California; a small town in central Ireland is vying for the title of most-populous giant redwood grove in the world – with plans to plant and grow as many as 3,000 of the massive trees. And you can buy one of your very own. …
Dornob
Make Furniture Assembly a SNAP with This Creative Clamping System
There’s nothing more frustrating than crouching over furniture parts and a page of vague…
Physics News
Breakthrough in the quantum transfer of information between matter and light
Scientific American Content: Global
Shock and Loss for the Losing Side: How to Heal, Individually and Together
In the wake of the election a psychologist offers solace to those feeling shock, grief or dread — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Awesomer
Absurd Creatures: Fish That Walk
LinkWIRED looks one of nature’s stranger creations – the mudskipper, an odd little dude who’s somewhere between fish and reptile, able to crawl out of the water and walk on land, while still breathing through water it stores in its cheeks. Also, they remind us of Ren & Stimpy. More Awesome Stuff:…
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ICYMI: Neural net video can go from Monet to Matisse, live
Today on In Case You Missed It: Facebook’s latest AI tech, called Caffe2Go, can add painterly styles and colors over the top of your videos in real time, processing the changes from your smartphone. In other AI news, researchers at the Universit…
Science | Smithsonian
ALMA Reveals Planets Born Earlier Than We Thought
In 2014, astronomer David Wilmer aimed the ALMA Array at a young star 450 light years away
Geek.com
Best Games to Get for the PlayStation 4 Pro
Sony released its mid-gen PlayStation 4 Pro console yesterday. Though technically still a PS4, the Pro features a more powerful GPU and an overclocked CPU that allows it to display games at 4K […]
Lifehacker
Replace Guest Cards With These Thanksgiving Mad Libs and Defuse Tension at the Table
Depending on the crowd (and how many crazy uncles you have) making pleasant conversation during Thanksgiving dinner can be a little awkward. Replacing regular guest cards with Thanksgiving-themed Mad Libs can not only get the conversation flowing, but can help dissolve any tension with laughter.Just…
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Researchers Use Highly Conductive Gold Nanoparticle to Develop World’s Tiniest Optical Cavity
Light has been concentrated down to smaller than a single atom by researchers with the help of the strange properties of tiny particles of gold, allowing them to observe individual chemical bonds…
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Staples Black Friday Sale Sneak Peek!
Staples Black Friday Sale Sneak Peek!
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DEA Temporarily Bans Synthetic Opioid “Pink”
The substance known to chemists as U-47700 has been blamed for 46 deaths  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Reason.com Full Feed
Here Come the Cannabis Cafés
As four more states legalized marijuana this week, Denver voters took the considerably less dramatic step of authorizing a pilot program that will allow cannabis consumption in specially licensed businesses. Under Initiative 300, which was favored by 52 percent of voters on Tuesday, a business that…
Architizer
How to Bamboo: Building With a Revolutionary Material
The permaculture movement is growing around the planet, as individuals look to lifestyle alternatives and the possibility of living off the grid in a sustainable and self-sufficient way. From organic farming to building passive houses, this movement has inspired the sharing of knowledge and the…
The Verge – All Posts
Suicide hotlines receive record number of calls after the election — many from LGBTQ people
Even before the votes were counted on Tuesday night, phone calls were pouring into suicide hotlines across the US in record numbers. Americans, including those in the LGBTQ community, were looking for help coping with feelings of anxiety, hopelessness, and a sense of betrayal. “We haven’t seen anything…
Gizmodo
These Guys Do Things You Didn’t Think Were Possible With a Soccer Ball
Adding to the long list of things you never knew was a legitimate competitive sport, the Red Bull Street Style World Final recently took place in London, where athletes juggle soccer balls in impossibly amazing ways using any part of their body except their hands.Read more…
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Peru Keeps Thousands of Potato Seeds in an Earthquake-Proof Vault
There’s a bank in Lima, Peru that holds contents so valuable, they’re hidden behind a thick metal door in an earthquake-proof vault. They’re not lost Inca gold or mounds of jewels, but thousands and thousands of potato seeds.Seed banks serve as a kind of genetic Noah’s Ark for crops, keeping copies of…
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BMW R NINET URBAN GS
BMW Motorrad have again expanded their R nineT series with the addition of the BMW R nineT Urban G/S, a bike that blends stylish lines, an enduro vibe, and the classic look of the 1980s. The Urban GS is a tribute to the first R 80 G/S from the 1980s, the first large displacement adventure bike that spawned…
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CANADA GOOSE HYBRIDGE PERREN JACKET
With over 50 years? experience in making extreme weather outerwear, Canada Goose is the go-to for jackets and parkas built to withstand the harshest of conditions and is favored by explorers and mountaineers. This winter brave the elements in style with the new Hybridge Perren Jacket, a refined and tailored…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Dark matter may be hiding in a hidden sector
(Phys.org)—Currently, one of the strongest candidates for dark matter is weakly interacting massive particles, or WIMPS, although so far this hypothetical particle has not yet been directly detected. Now in a new study, physicists have proposed that dark matter is not a WIMP, and further, it is not any…
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Was physics really violated by EM drive in ‘leaked’ NASA paper?
Ever since NASA announced that they had created a prototype of the controversial Radio Frequency Resonant Cavity Thruster (aka. the EM Drive), any and all reported results have been the subject of controversy. And with most of the announcements taking the form of “leaks” and rumors, all reported developments…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Cosmic whistle packs a surprisingly energetic punch
Penn State University astronomers have discovered that the mysterious “cosmic whistles” known as fast radio bursts can pack a serious punch, in some cases releasing a billion times more energy in gamma-rays than they do in radio waves and rivaling the stellar cataclysms known as supernovae in their explosive…
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Which chemicals are hazardous to reproduction?
Regulatory authorities around the world can in future instruct manufacturers of chemicals and drugs to check their products for harmful effects on reproduction by means of a new test with molluscs. After over 10 years of funding by the German Environment Agency in Dessau, a project coordinated by Goethe…
Mashable
Can a drone rake leaves?
We wanted to see if a DJI Phantom could help with the yard work. Spoiler: It doesn’t work very well.  Read more…More about Mashable Video, Yard Work, Lol, Funny, and Phantom
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Stanley Kubrick’s Boxes
Stanley Kubrick’s Boxes is a documentary film by Jon Ronson about Kubrick’s personal archive of more than 1000 boxes filled with material (photos, news clippings, letters, research materials, etc.) related to his films. Ronson wrote about how he got access to the archive in a 2004 Guardian piece….
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Sharp Aquos N9000 65″ Curved 4K UHD ULED HDR HDTV + $300 Newegg GC $1699
Sharp Aquos N9000 65″ Curved 4K UHD ULED HDR HDTV + $300 Newegg GC $1699
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Mahindra Racing recognized by FIA for sustainability efforts
The FIA Institute, a not-for-profit arm of the FIA dedicated to developing and improving safety and sustainability in motorsport, has awarded Formula E team Mahindra Racing “Progress Towards Excellence” status as part of its Sustainability Programme. The accreditation recognizes the steps Mahindra…
Gizmodo
This New Shoe Sole Has Amazing Grip on Ice
I tried to climb up onto a ramp of ice in my normal winter boots. They’d served me well last winter and seemed like a good pair to test against the new material Italian shoe company Vibram was selling. Read more…
Design Milk
HARTÔ Launches an Expandable Table & Matching Bench
French design brand HARTÔ unveiled two new designs by Pierre Dubourg, one being the Hélène table and the other being the matching Hector bench. Hélène isn’t just another table though – this one is extendable to fit up to 10 people around it. Made of solid oak, the table includes two wood panels…
The Next Web
For one day only, we’re dropping the price on the Black Friday Mac Bundle to its lowest ever
While it may feel like it’s too early to be talking about Black Friday… the reality is, it’s coming. And if one of those deals saves you a truckload of cash? You’ll probably forgive us, which is why we’re directing your attention to the Black Friday Mac Bundle 2.0. This deal features some of the most…
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BT to roll out next-gen YouView TV update and app next year
With Sky Q growing in popularity and Virgin Media soon to unveil its new 4K set-top box, BT knows it needs to keep innovating its own TV offering or be left behind. That’s why it’s today announced a fresh round of updates for its YouView-powered platform and confirmed plans for a new mobile app, all…
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Best PC components (Winter 2016)
There’s a lot of great PC hardware out there. Let’s take a look at the best of the best.
Latest news
Windows 10 supremacy? Eve V comes gunning for Microsoft’s mighty Surface Pro 4
Cheekily squaring up to the Surface Pro 4, the community-designed Eve V finds its own 2-in-1 spec superior to Microsoft’s in almost every department.
io9
Mysterious Metal Object Crashes Near Myanmar Village
Image: Global New Light of Myanmar/FacebookA large cylindrical structure thought to be part of a Chinese rocket has fallen down into a mining area in north Myanmar, while another piece of metal tore through the roof of a nearby house.Read more…
WIRED
To Build A Viable HIV Vaccine, Start from the Molecule Up
New technology is changing the way vaccines get made, and HIV researchers are leading the way. The post To Build A Viable HIV Vaccine, Start from the Molecule Up appeared first on WIRED.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
World’s ‘smallest magnifying glass’ makes it possible to see individual chemical bonds between atoms
The Awesomer
UGEARS Wooden Safe Kit
Price: $50  | Buy | LinkDespite providing virtually no real security for your possessions, the UGEARS plywood safe construction kit is still super cool. You’ll spend 6 to 7 hours assembling this intricate 179-piece punch-out model, which has a working combination lock when finished. More Awesome…
Lifehacker
Eliminate Mystery Drain Smells by Cleaning Your Sink’s Splash Guard
Cleaning your garbage disposal is as easy as dropping some ice and salt or some citrus and vinegar into it, but there’s likely one stinky spot you miss: under the splash guard. Here’s the best way to clean it out.The underside of your splash guard, or the rubber flaps in the drain that keep food and…
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Barack Obama’s Approval Rating Blinded Democrats (And Most Everyone Else) to Reality
Barring some major collapse over the next two months, President Barack Obama is likely to leave office with a higher approval rating than president-elect Donald Trump will enjoy on Inauguration Day. On Election Day, Obama’s approval rating sat at 56 percent, according to Gallup. He’s been well above…
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Rep. Thomas Massie: Trump Wasn’t Elected King. Congress Must Retake Power From the President.
“November 8th wasn’t the election of a monarch,” says Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky). “It was the election of the head of a third of our government.” A Tea Party Republican who decided to “get on the Trump train,” Massie says that under the new president he’d like to reverse the “erosion of the legislative…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
How millions of Africans could lose access to electricity under Trump
Related: Africa Renewable Energy Initiative works towards 10,000 MW of clean power by 2020 + Power Africa Via Quartz Africa Images via
Digital Trends
Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time
Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for free for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up while you have the chance. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App Store. These apps normally cost…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Primitive reward-driven behaviors may bias the information people choose to sample
The way people make decisions often seems irrational. One explanation for this behavior is that they seek evidence that confirms what they already believe, a phenomenon called ‘confirmation bias’. But new research in open-access journal PLOS Biology suggests that confirmation bias may not be the only…
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Study examines effectiveness of probation program
Within the criminal justice community, an approach to community supervision known as Honest Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE) has generated widespread enthusiasm and praise as a way to reduce substance use, violations, new arrests, and revocations to prison, while also leading to significant…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Plants modulate accumulation of metabolites at organ level
Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena and the University of Heidelberg, Germany, illuminated the diversity and different accumulation of chemical substances in the tissues of the ecological model plant Nicotiana attenuata. For their results, they used computational metabolomics…
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Serif Affinity Photo arrives on Windows with free public beta
In March, Serif announced that it was working on a Windows version of the previously Mac-only photo editor Affinity Photo.It’s now made good on that promise, and Affinity Photo for Windows is available to download free as a public beta. A full digital darkroom Affinity Photo has made a name for itself…
Cool Material
The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort
When you sleep soundly, you feel like you can conquer the world. So what if you could do that every night? You can with the Casper mattress, which has been obsessively engineered for outrageous comfort. The mattress, which is the most awarded mattress of the decade, will deliver the sleep you’ve been…
Newswise: SciNews
Meteorites Reveal Lasting Drought on Mars
The lack of liquid water on the surface of Mars today has been demonstrated by new evidence in the form of meteorites on the Red Planet examined by an international team of planetary scientists.
Newswise: SciNews
PPPL Senior Physicist Wei-Li Lee Honored at Week-Long Symposium
Physicists from around the world gathered at the University of California, Irvine this past summer for a symposium in honor of Wei-li Lee, a senior physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL).
TechCrunch
More Android devices are running Gingerbread than Nougat 7.0
 Slowly but surely, the news of Nougat updates are starting to roll in. The OnePlus 3 and Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will be getting beta versions in the near future, and ZTE recently announced an update for the Axon 7 arriving in January. But aside from some high profile devices like the LG V20,…
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AI science search engines expand their reach
Semantic Scholar triples in size and Microsoft Academic’s relaunch impresses researchers.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20964
9to5Mac
Safari running under macOS Sierra hacked at PWNFEST, giving root access
Security conference organizer Vangelis has tweeted that a joint team of Pangu and JH hackers have successfully claimed the maximum $100,000 prize on offer at the PWNFEST event for finding a Safari exploit that gave them root access on macOS Sierra … more…Filed under: Apple
TechSpot
Crowdsourced Eve V 2-in-1 specs finalized ahead of Indiegogo debut
For all of the expertise and experience that major device makers have, some of the product decisions they make are absolutely mind-boggling. I can’t count the number of times I’ve wondered to myself, “How hard can it really be to make the perfect smartphone / tablet / laptop?” …
Macworld
Podcast 533: The Mac of today, the Mac of tomorrow
The new MacBook Pro has been reviewed. Oh wait, that’s the kind-of-new MacBook Pro, the 13-inch model with two Thunderbolt ports and no Touch Bar. So you’ll forgive Susie if she’s not champing at the bit to spend $1500 on it, not when the more exciting Touch Bar models will be reviewed very soon. Until…
VentureBeat
Samsung plans to boost Tizen mobile app inventory by offering developers $10,000 cash prizes
Samsung has revealed one of the ways it plans to entice developers to port apps over to Tizen — by giving out cash prizes for the top apps each month. With the Tizen Mobile App Incentive Program, Samsung is offering developers a substantial $10,000 prize if they can edge their app(s) into the top 100…
VentureBeat
MacPaw wants to reinvent the Mac App Store experience with a subscription service called Setapp
As Apple’s Mac App Store has exploded in size and popularity, it has also faced a growing number of complaints from developers. It can be hard to get your app discovered, there is frustration with terms of service, and updates can pose challenges. Ukrainian-based MacPaw, maker of popular apps such as…
VentureBeat
Intento wants to build the Google for messaging and chatbot content
As instant messengers (IM) are getting increased traction — even more than the classic internet and social networks for certain user categories — Intento offers a new way to explore their content, which is generally ignored by traditional search engines. The startup claims to have developed “the only…
Science | Smithsonian
Could These College Inventors Tackle the Global Pesticide Problem?
Developed by a team of University of Virgnia students, AgroSpheres break down pesticide residues on crops hours after they are applied
Lifehacker
Why Introspection Is Important
We know emotional intelligence is important. It helps us empathize with other people so we communicate better and fight less. It helps us understand our own actions so we can be more productive and less reactionary. It’s not always easy, though, and this video from the School of Life explains how it…
Phys.org: Physics News
Even physicists are ‘afraid’ of mathematics
Physicists avoid highly mathematical work despite being trained in advanced mathematics, new research suggests.
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Democrats Have No One to Blame but Themselves for Trump: New at Reason
Democrats were the losers in Tuesday’s elections. David Harsanyi writes: In all their vast coverage of agitated right-wingers, it may have escaped the attention of many in the media that over the past eight years, the Democratic Party has moved dramatically to the left on an array of issues. It’s…
Physics News
Using pectin to advance neuron-like electronic systems
Most of us know pectin as a key ingredient for making delicious jellies and jams, not as a component for a complex hybrid device that links biological and electronic systems. But a team of Italian …
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
High-end VR goes wireless with $220 accessory
Virtual reality is about immersion, the feeling of being somewhere else. And today’s most immersive VR is the kind where you can move around freely, using your own legs to walk and your own hands to pick things up (with the help of some controllers). The HTC Vive has occupied this space since…
Mashable
Trump subreddit is ready to wage ‘meme war’ in Europe
Alt-right Donald Trump supporters on Reddit are trying to capitalise on the surprise election victory of the Republican presidential candidate to help far-right politicians in Europe. SEE ALSO: White nationalist Trump fans spew anti-Semitic tweets at journalists Moderators of the /r/The_Donald, arguably…
Mashable
Instagram’s next big feature will be live video
Instagram’s going to transform once again.  After copying Snapchat Stories with its own Instagram Stories, Instagram is now preparing to introduce live video, joining the likes of Facebook Live, Twitter’s Periscope and YouTube Live, according to a recent interview Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram, gave…
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French opposition MPs launch request to impeach President Hollande
Dozens of French opposition MPs late on Thursday launched a request to formally impeach president François Hollande over his disclosure of classified information to journalists.
Curbed National
How an MIT lab plans to build more data-driven cities
The new Real Estate innovation Lab will push data analysis, 3D printing, and new construction technologies   A new program announced earlier this month at MIT seeks to bring cutting-edge, high-tech analysis to the world of real estate, bridging the disciplines of development, architecture, and planning…
Mashable
Kids write messages on pavement in chalk outside Hillary HQ
Two days after Hillary Clinton’s shocking election day loss, children gathered outside her campaign headquarters to write words of thanks on the sidewalk. Clinton staffers and journalists in the area took photos of the scene outside the Brooklyn headquarters where families covered the pavement with…
New Scientist – Online news
Trump’s election stokes fears of future NSA surveillance abuses
When he takes office, Donald Trump will be handed the keys to the US – and a powerful suite of tools to spy on the people who live there
FiveThirtyEight
Significant Digits For Friday, Nov. 11, 2016
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 2 Seahawks game ticketsCassius Marsh is a linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks and is in the middle of a nightmare: the player’s a longtime fan of the “Magic: The Gathering” card game, and somebody stole his collection…
Digital Trends
Digital Foundry: Select PS4 games are performing worse on PS4 Pro
The PlayStation 4 Pro promises to greatly enhance your existing PlayStation 4 library with higher resolutions, better frame rates, and more intricate visual effects, but a select group of titles appear to actually run slightly worse on the new hardware. Eurogamer’s Digital Foundry reported that several…
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New maps reveal safe locations for wastewater injection
Stanford geophysicists have compiled the most detailed maps yet of the geologic forces controlling the locations, types and magnitudes of earthquakes in Texas and Oklahoma.
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New York braces for the looming threats of climate change
On calm days, waters innocently wash against the aging seawalls at Manhattan’s southernmost park, but in decades to come they could inundate the island’s lower districts.
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Rohde & Schwarz Show Test System for Remote Keyless Entry Systems
At electronica 2016, Rohde & Schwarz is presenting a universal solution for testing vehicle keys and the associated electronic control units with their various wireless technologies. Thanks to the modular and scalable approach, the test system can be used to test at the printed board and device level…
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New Power Generation: FAMILY Discusses Their Fantastical + POOL Project and Designing for Kanye
Architizer is pleased to announce a new collaboration with PIN–UP magazine. Architizer will feature interviews from PIN-UP’s latest series on New York’s NEW POWER GENERATION in architecture and design.
TEDTalks (video)
We train soldiers for war. Let’s train them to come home, too | Hector Garcia
Before soldiers are sent into combat, they’re trained on how to function in an immensely dangerous environment. But they also need training on how to return from the battlefield to civilian life, says psychologist Hector Garcia. Applying the same principles used to prepare soldiers for war, Garcia is…
TechCrunch
A standalone Apple Support app is rolling out to the iOS App Store
 Apple has quietly rolled out a new Apple Support app to the iOS App Store, which allows customers to read about product information, get tips, schedule repair appointments at an Apple Store or with an authorized third-party, as well as chat, email, or schedule a call with an Apple Support technician….
Design Milk
The Best of Dubai Design Week’s Global Grad Show
Returning from my first Dubai Design Week, I still find myself digesting the entirety of the experience. The city itself exists as one gigantic experiment in urbanism, architecture, infrastructure, and globalism – a destination worthy of investigating unto itself, and hard to summarize except…
GearCulture
Seventy2 Emergency Pack
You might love the challenges of a tough trek, but don’t be a risk-taker who isn’t prepared on the trail. The Seveny2 Emergency Pack was designed with the consult of a team of world-class doctors, military-class climbers, and first responders to include 30 high-quality products so you have everything…
SpaceNews.com
U.S. defense agency encourages allied nations to join unlimited-use Iridium program
LONDON — The agency providing U.S. government access to Iridium’s global constellation of mobile communications satellites on Nov. 9  urged other nations to join the program to take advantage of its fixed-price, unlimited-access feature. Clare Grason, who manages the Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services…
WIRED
Allen Institute for AI Eyes the Future of Scientific Search
A new search engine called Semantic Scholar helps academics deal with the increasingly enormous volume of academic research. The post Allen Institute for AI Eyes the Future of Scientific Search appeared first on WIRED.
Fast Company
Joseph Gordon-Levitt On How To Unleash The Creative Potential Of The Internet
The actor and founder chats about creative collaboration, and why you shouldn’t give your work away for free. The actor and founder chats about creative collaboration, and why you shouldn’t give your work away for free.Joseph Gordon-Levitt believes too much of the internet is self-centered…
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3 mindfulness practices for grief, loss & building resilience
Having a tough week? We hear you. Try these simple mindfulness practices to help you cope with anxiety, stress and sadness.
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Starbucks should worry about recyclability, not pretty holiday designs
There’s nothing festive about generating obscene amounts of non-recyclable waste.
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T-Mobile launches LTE for US forces at Guantanamo Bay
Despite President Obama’s first-term pledge to close it, the “Gitmo” Guantanamo Bay Naval Base remains open. It’s hard to believe, but the 5,500 military families and staff living there have never had cellular data coverage — until now. T-Mobile has…
Mashable
4 positive ways to take action after Trump’s victory
After Donald Trump’s election, many are feeling hopeless and helpless as they grapple with the reality of having a leader who has consistently championed regressive ideals that threaten social progress. SEE ALSO: Trump’s America: What women, immigrants and people of color want you to know In the face…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Apple Said to Release Curved, Bezel-Free 5-Inch and 5.8-Inch iPhones Next Year
Apple will release new 5-inch and 5.8-inch iPhones with curved, bezel-free designs next year, according to Barclays Research analysts Blayne Curtis, Christopher Hemmelgarn, Thomas O’Malley, and Jerry Zhang. The analysts, citing sources within Apple’s supply chain following a trip to Asia this week,…
SpaceNews.com
NASA Administrator Bridenstine? His name’s in the mix for Trump’s space team
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.), a member of Congress active on a wide range of space issues, is being considered for key posts in the Trump administration, including NASA administrator. Sources familiar with the transition planning for the Trump administration say that Bridenstine…
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Noordung Electric Bike
By necessity, every electric bike has a battery somewhere. The Noordung Angel Edition Electric Bike has a battery you can take anywhere. Instead of using it exclusively for pedal assistance,…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
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Mental Illness and Empathy in College | Johanna Marks and Susanna Mathews | TEDxConnecticutCollege
Mental illness affects a large segment of college students across the US and beyond. It is an issue stigmatized and tabooed. Many go undiagnosed because of a collective culture of ignorance. Through empathy, a journey into the world of another, we can reclaim and understand mental illness, and help those…
TechCrunch
NSF may shut down West Virginia’s Green Bank Telescope and people aren’t happy
 Tight budgets have forced the National Science Foundation to consider shutting down and deconstructing the Green Bank Telescope, the largest steerable telescope in the world. This consideration has caused controversy among astronomers and members of the general public alike. Located in Green Bank, West…
TechCrunch
DJI improves the performance of its largest drone
 DJI sure seems to be squeezing a lot out of the final months of the year. While other hardware makers are working to push holiday gifts out the door, the company is making some upgrades to products that likely won’t end up under too many trees this December –though flying into them is another story…
Curbed National
How cities voted for transportation funding, coast to coast
Over $200 billion was at play through local and state ballot measures Thanks to a record-breaking number of transit-focused ballot measures this election, cities across the country will funnel billions of dollars worth of transportation improvements into systems that desperately need it. Of the 45 measures…
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Simple, Stylish Essentials for Winter Travel
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HTC’s Latest Smartphone Offers Insanely Fast Mobile Data Speeds
They even had Usain Bolt endorse it, in case subtlety isn’t your thing. …Read More »
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5G Survives a Critical Test: The Backcountry
Photo: Jens Ottoson/ShutterstockResearchers from New York University have offered a surprising demonstration of millimeter-wave wireless communications. While this largely unused and untested frequency band—usually assumed to be a key component of 5G—is characterized by its poor performance across long…
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How Trump Could Screw Up Justin Trudeau’s Climate Plans
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reiterated his support for a national carbon pricing plan to be realized by 2018, even though there are questions of how the country will compete with a southern neighbour that has no plans to implement carbon markets. If provinces don’t introduce their own…
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Facebook Is Utterly Dominating America’s Social Media Use
Social media is playing an increasingly influential role in our lives. Even if given the benefit of the doubt—believing that they are “tech” companies and not “media” companies—people are using Facebook and Twitter to gather news and information about world events, not just to find and follow friends. …
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Asias largest passive house settlement breaks ground in China
Following their award-winning holistic living project at Heidelberg Village, German design studio Frey Architekten unveiled their design which will be part of a large passive house settlement in Qingdao, China. The pilot project, Asia’s largest passive house settlement to date, will provide various types…
Cool Material
The Weekend Agenda
Every Friday we’ll get you hooked up with some solid weekend plans. These are the things we think you should watch, read or do over the next few days.
Digital Trends
Nissan’s 2017 Juke Black Pearl Edition shows off customization possibilities
The Nissan Juke crossover offers one option you probably won’t find on most other cars. The Juke Color Studio allows buyers to mix and match exterior and interior trim to create funky color combinations. To demonstrate the possibilities of this perk, Nissan will debut a special edition Juke next week…
Digital Trends
TPCast creates a wireless kit for the HTC Vive virtual reality headset
The appeal of virtual reality is all about being able to immerse yourself in the experience — but the wires running from your headset to your computer can sometimes break that feeling of immersion. Fortunately, HTC has announced an add-on for the Vive that could solve this problem. The tether-less upgrade…
CNET News.com
Nissan puts bigger battery in every 2017 Leaf, adjusts price to suit – Roadshow
This move puts every Leaf’s range above 100 miles.
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Iraqi forces seize Mosul district; UN flags chemical weapons fears
Iraqi special forces said they pushed deeper into Mosul on Friday despite heavy resistance from Islamic State militants using civilians as cover, and were holding half a dozen city neighbourhoods seized in the last 10 days.
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Facebook has plans for an always-on Safety Check hub
Over a billion people now use Facebook on a daily basis, and that’s just on their phone. That dominance is bringing in huge profits, but the site’s popularity makes it an incredibly useful tool during emergencies. This is thanks to the company’s Safe…
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La Niña Likely to Exacerbate Southern Drought
The climate event brings warm, drier weather to the southern U.S., but thankfully its effects will likely be short-lived this year — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Slashdot
Tesla Tells Germany that 98% of Drivers Don’t Find the Term ‘Autopilot’ Misleading
An anonymous reader writes:Tesla has responded to Germany’s request to stop using the word “autopilot” in its advertising, due to safety concerns, by carrying out a survey of Tesla-owners in Germany. It says that the overwhelming majority of customers it surveyed did not find the term confusing. Last…
Mashable
The stellar signs of science fiction films featuring Eric Heisserer, writer of ‘Arrival’
CineFix invited Eric Heisserer, writer of the new sci-fi flick Arrival, to speculate what exactly qualifies a film as science fiction. We get a little extra(terrestrial). Subscribe to CineFix for more videos. We all needed Lin-Manuel Miranda freestyle rapping about everyday annoyances ‘Mars’…
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Nanotechnology Manager Elected President of Materials Research Society
Senior manager Sean Hearne, who leads the Center of Integrated Nanotechnology (CINT) for Sandia National Laboratories, has been elected president of the Materials Research Society. MRS is an international organization that promotes interdisciplinary materials research with 15,000 members from academia,…
Newswise: SciNews
Smart Microscope Adapts to Changes in Live Specimens
Janelia scientists have developed the first adaptive light-sheet microscope — an instrument that continuously analyzes and adapts to dynamic changes in a specimen and thereby improves spatial resolution.
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How an Indian firm predicted a Trump victory when every American pollster got it wrong
Using an artificial intelligence algorithm that mined social media, MogIA predicted Trump would win when almost no one else did.
Latest news
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-N1 review: A rugged 4.7-inch handset for mobile workers in demanding environments
This is a well-thought-out rugged handset with a high-quality screen, good ergonomics and a feature set that should help mobile workers in a variety of vertical markets get their jobs done.
Latest news
Tech Ticker: Russia blocks LinkedIn; 4 out of 5 IT jobs to be replaced by ‘AI-type systems’?
This week’s headlines: Putin’s war on American tech companies escalates. Also, Yahoo admits in an SEC filing that it knew about a major breach as early as 2014, a big-time VC predicts 80 percent of IT jobs will be replaced by automation, and Samsung responds to the nightmarish Galaxy Note 7 recall.
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Clothing : Star Wars Lightsabers Dress Socks
Feel the Power of These Dress Socks. Show off your love of Star Wars even at work, even if you must wear a suit and tie. These Luke vs. Vader dress socks will keep your feet and ankles warm and dry while their lightsaber battle discretely remains hidden in your shoes. $24.99
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Home & Office : Star Wars Rogue One Posters
For the Fandom Built on Hope: Fear the Sith. Find the Plans. Follow the Droid. Cover your walls. Five different options for showing off your Rogue One: A Star Wars Story fandom. $6.99
Gizmodo
The Ocean Is So Much Deeper Than You Think It Is
What’s hiding under the sea? A lot. Read more…
Singularity HUB
Pill Packing 100 Billion Designer Bacteria Could Be Tested Next Year
Bacteria are among the oldest life forms on Earth and exist nearly everywhere; in the soil, water, deep in the earth’s crust and in our own bodies. Actually, there are at least as many bacterial cells in the human body as human cells. Bacteria tend to get a bad rap, but now, armed with new research on…
Next Big Future
Laser enrichment moving ahead with DOE selling 300,000 tonnes of depleted uranium to GE Hitachi Global Laser Enrichment
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has agreed to sell around 300,000 tonnes of depleted uranium hexafluoride to GE Hitachi Global Laser Enrichment (GLE) for re-enrichment at a proposed plant to be built near DOE’s Paducah site in Kentucky. The agreement paves the way for commercialisation of Silex laser…
Next Big Future
Foxconn’s operating profit is up on as increased deployment of robots and automation improves cost control
Key iPhone assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn Technology Group, benefited from cost control on growing use of automation in its factories, but its bottom line dropped due to smaller gains in non-operating income.In the quarter to September, Foxconn reported sales of 1.07 trillion…
TechCrunch
Yep, 2016 is on pace to see the fewest IPOs since 2009
 While September might have been a good month for IPOs, things have slowed down considerably again, and don’t expect that to change before the first quarter of 2017. The last six weeks of the year are typically slow. There’s also the black swan outcome of the U.S. presidential election to factor into…
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Under Armour Pre-Black Friday Sale – Extra $20 off $100 with Visa Checkout
Under Armour Pre-Black Friday Sale – Extra $20 off $100 with Visa Checkout
TechSpot
Japanese firm wants a real-life Jurassic Park with world’s biggest, most realistic robot dinosaurs
It’s extremely unlikely that scientists will ever be able to create an actual Jurassic Park with living dinosaurs, which is probably a good thing, considering how the creatures often run rampant and eat the guests in the movies. So what’s the next best option? How about a park full of…
Geek.com
Geek deals: Getflix lifetime video streaming VPN subscription for $39
Ever run into location restrictions when trying to stream your favorite video services in other countries? Getflix is an easy solution for that problem! With this smart little VPN service, you can watch […]
SlashGear
Vuzix Blade 3000 Sunglasses are like a smartwatch for your face
Vuzix is looking to fuse the world of wearable tech and augmented reality with its new Blade 3000 Smart Sunglasses. The company has unveiled its new smart specs, announcing that they’ll be at showcased at CES next year. These glasses aim to give users a head-up display that can take the place of their…
The Next Web
A tale of tech giants: How Philips competes with the likes of Google to reinvent an entire industry
Disruption. There’s a reason startups use this buzzword – they’re all about trying new things, testing them, and doing it all over again. As fast-moving startups continue to topple incumbent companies, more traditional organizations must figure out how to stay relevant. For many organizations, breaking…
io9
Iconic Star Wars Moments, Cut From a Single Sheet of Paper
This would be mind-blowing enough if you just thought it was a cleverly constructed model or something. But the fact that just a single, cut-out sheet of paper was used to make these gorgeous pieces of Star Wars art is frankly incredible.Read more…
Mashable
Black students barraged by terrifying hate text messages
It’s been a terrifying couple of days for thousands of Americans, but it’s been particularly hard for black students at the University of Pennsylvania. On Friday, several black freshman found themselves added to a group text message that included multiple racial slurs, called students “dumb slaves”…
Digital Trends
New York buildings are getting sensors to study city’s noise pollution
New York is known as the city that never sleeps and part of that may be because it’s just so hard to get some shuteye when it’s always noisy outside. But now, one New York City institution is looking to tackle this problem head-on. Sounds of New York City, otherwise known as SONYC, is a new multi-year…
WIRED
The US Military Launches “Hack the Army,” Its Most Ambitious Bug Bounty Yet
As the military works to retool its cyber defenses, bug bounty programs look increasingly appealing. The post The US Military Launches “Hack the Army,” Its Most Ambitious Bug Bounty Yet appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Forget Supersonic—Let’s Make a Sea-Skimming Cargo Jet
The Pelagor is a concept ground effect seaplane designed to haul cargo short distances. The post Forget Supersonic—Let’s Make a Sea-Skimming Cargo Jet appeared first on WIRED.
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
iPhone Vaporizer Case
Puff on your favorite concentrates without constantly having to worry about charging your vape by using this iPhone vaporizer case. Apart from shielding your phone, it comes with two refillable VQ sticks that you can use for both liquids and waxes. Check it out $99.99
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Peelable Banana Shaped Card
Make your guests go bananas over your next soiree by sending out the invites using these peelable banana shaped cards. After writing your invite, you place it inside the specially perforated envelope so that your recipient can peel it open like a banana. Check it out $3.79
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Autonomous Yard Work Robot
Keep your yard looking prim and proper all year round without lifting a finger by placing the autonomous yard work robot on the job. This little guy works year-round to perform everything from mowing the lawn to removing leaves and blowing away snow. Check it out $3,999.00
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Swiss Army Nail Clippers
Keep your fingernails perfectly manicured at all times by making these Swiss Army nail clippers part of your everyday carry. They’re crafted from premium stainless steel, given a nice satin finish, feature a sharp curved edge, and come in a handy black leather pouch. Check it out $22.49
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Self-Watering Mason Jar Indoor Herb Garden
Grow fresh herbs with ease for your culinary creations in a decorative, space-saving way right in your own kitchen.Click Here For Complete Details
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Microsoft co-founder’s academic search engine adds neuroscience
Researchers, scientists and academics around the world publish roughly 2.5 million scientific papers each year, on top of a backlog of more than 50 million papers dating back to 1665. Plus, the rate at which researchers publish these academic papers keeps rising, a la Moore’s Law. It’s impossible for…
io9
Check Out This ‘Bubblegum Coral’ at the Ocean’s Deepest Depths
A recent expedition to the explore marine life in the Marianas region of the Pacific has uncovered stunning new video of bubblegum coral, and the strange creatures who make these aquatic structures their home.Read more…
Digital Trends
Sharp LC-65UB30U review
A seminal name in TVs for decades, Sharp’s exit from the American TV market starting in January 2016 (including both continents) shook the electronics world. Sharp sold its Mexican manufacturing plant to Hisense, allowing the aggressive Chinese company to continue its goal of moving deeper into the U.S….
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
6.2 quake hits eastern Japan: USGS
Tokyo (AFP) Nov 11, 2016 A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The quake, at a depth of 44 kilometres (27 miles), struck shortly after 6:42 am (2142 GMT) near the northeast coast of the main…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Former top Chinese cop gets death for murder
Beijing (AFP) Nov 11, 2016 A former regional police chief in China was condemned to death Friday for murder and multiple other offences, a court said, with reports describing his victim as a lover more than three decades his junior. The woman reportedly survived the first two rounds Zhao Liping…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
How Trump bypassed hostile media to deliver his message
Washington (AFP) Nov 11, 2016 With the mainstream media almost uniformly hostile toward him, Donald Trump rallied supporters during the presidential campaign by delivering his message on Twitter and a loose network of alternative news sites. The President-elect’s ability to circumvent the main…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Kerry becomes first US top diplomat to visit Antarctica
Mcmurdo Station, Antarctica (AFP) Nov 11, 2016 Secretary of State John Kerry became the highest-ranking US government official to visit Antarctica Friday, citing global risks of climate change and the importance of aggressive action to counter it. An ardent champion in the fight against climate…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Spain vows to quickly ratify climate pact
Madrid (AFP) Nov 11, 2016 Spain will quickly ratify a global pact aimed at taming climate change, a step which had been delayed by months of political paralysis, Environment Minister Isabel Garcia Tejerina said Friday. Conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s new government, which was sworn…
CNET News.com
The best Black Friday deals for smartphones – CNET
As Black Friday inches closer, retailers are teasing us with their deals. Take a look at some of the best bargains we found for a new smartphone.
Digital Trends
Windows 10 Anniversary Edition aims to knock down ransomware
Some malware hides in the shadows, taking over systems and using them for nefarious activities, such as the denial of services attack that took down the internet a few weeks back. Others are purely destructive, randomly wreaking havoc without concern for who’s affected, or how. Ransomware is different….
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
People People Transparent Speaker
This minimalist transparent speaker does its best to disappear into your home’s decor.Click Here For Complete Details
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Apple Begins Shipping LG UltraFine 4K Displays
A day after the first 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bars began preparing for shipment to customers, Apple and LG’s UltraFine 4K Display has begun shipping. Shipments are expected to arrive next week, with one MacRumors forum member noting November 15 as their delivery date. The 21.5-inch…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
kim albrecht’s interactive graph visualizes the ‘science of success’
the graph allows users to gauge scientific impact using criteria such as prolificness, career longevity and average citations. The post kim albrecht’s interactive graph visualizes the ‘science of success’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
CNET News.com
The Model S 60 just got $2k more expensive – Roadshow
Thinking about buying a Model S 60 or 60D? Better hurry up.
Lifehacker
TIME Slippers are the Next Evolution of Sneakers
TIME SlippersThese aren’t even the first wool-lined sneakers we’ve written about. We live in exciting times. The Most Comfortable Shoes Are Made of Merino, No Socks Required The Most Comfortable…
Lifehacker
Patch for iOS Adds Background Blur to Any Photo
iOS: Apple recently introduced a new Portrait Mode that adds a faux depth-of-field effect when you take a photo, but it only works on the iPhone 7 Plus. With Patch, you can get a similar effect on any iPhone.Patch utilizes neural networks to analyze your photo and determine the subject matter. It’s far…
Newswise: SciNews
Exascale Computing Project Announces $48 Million to Establish Four Exascale Co-Design Centers
DOE’s Exascale Computing Project is announcing it has selected four co-design centers as part of a 4-year $48 million funding award, including one to be led by Argonne.
Newswise: SciNews
Deep-Injected Fluid and Earthquakes in Oklahoma
Newswise: SciNews
High Tunnel-Grown Tomatoes Go to Amarillo Supermarket
AMARILLO – Dr. Charlie Rush is claiming success – tomatoes from a Texas A&M AgriLife Research high tunnel project are being sold in an Amarillo grocery store. And now the real work begins. “We delivered tomatoes to United Supermarket in Amarillo, and they were thrilled to get them,” Rush said….
Slashdot
Peter Thiel Is Joining Donald Trump’s Transition Team
Peter Thiel’s time spent campaigning for Donald Trump during the election season has paid off. According to a statement released today, Donald Trump has named Thiel to the executive committee of his presidential transition team. The Verge reports: Thiel, who donated $1.25 million to Trump’s campaign…
VentureBeat
IMAX’s $50 million fund could could buoy the VR ecosystem
Money keeps flooding into the virtual reality ecosystem. Yesterday, the film company IMAX said it was partnering with Acer and Creative Artists Agency to fund at least 25 interactive VR experiences with a $50 million fund. Over the next three years, IMAX could usher in more high-quality VR experiences,…
Mises Institute
Week in Review: November 12, 2016
Tags A A Big GovernmentStrategyHome | Feed | Blog.rssWeek in Review: November 12, 2016Political Theory 0 Views 11/11/2016It happened. The establishment intelligentsia was wrong. With the support of 26 percent of eligible voters, Donald J. Trump was elected president of the United States. So…
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Samsung: Please, somebody, make mobile apps for Tizen
Samsung is eager to get developers to build applications for its Tizen smartphones. In an effort to drive up interest, the company has created the Tizen Mobile App Incentive Program, which will offer $9 million in cash prizes from February through Oc…
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Former Tea Party Republican Gets Libertarians Their Highest Ever Federal Senate Percentage [UPDATED]
Joe Miller earned the Libertarian Party (L.P.) its highest-ever vote percentage in a federal Senate race this week, with his 30 percent in Alaska. Generally when an L.P. candidate gets into double digits it is because one of the major party’s isn’t contesting the race at all. But Miller impressively…
Fast Company
Richard Branson Is Ready To Take On Trump’s “Worst Ideas”
The billionaire’s thoughts on leading through crisis, looking death in the eye, & why he thinks his fellow 1 percenters should pay more tax. The billionaire’s thoughts on leading through crisis, looking death in the eye, & why he thinks his fellow 1 percenters should pay…
Mises Institute
Why President Trump Will Fumigate the Fed
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssThe FedMoney and BanksWhy President Trump Will Fumigate the FedMoney and Banking 0 Views Starting in January, President-elect Donald Trump will have a unique opportunity to pack the Federal Reserve with hard money officials.There are currently two open…
Mises Institute
Week in Review: November 12, 2016
Tags A A Big GovernmentStrategyHome | Feed | Blog.rssWeek in Review: November 12, 2016Political Theory 0 Views 2 hours agoIt happened. The establishment intelligentsia was wrong. With the support of 26 percent of eligible voters, Donald J. Trump was elected president of the United…
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Watch Now: Surfing in a Suit, a New Mercedes and More
Go behind the scenes with all the gear our writers, editors and photographers are testing this week. …Read More »
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Deals of the Week
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Plumen adds customisable chandelier kit to lighting range
Lighting brand Plumen has launched a self-assembly kit that lets people build their own modular chandeliers without using ceiling hooks. Read more
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Awesome Time: HEXBUG BattleBots Edition
This video is sponsored by HEXBUG BattleBots, available at: Target: http://cnvrt.us/target HEXBUG: http://cnvrt.us/hexbug Go check them out @HEXBUG and @BattleBots See Jamie (Tombstone) and Eric (Witch Doctor) go head to head in HEXBUG BattleBots. The competition is intense. The winner gets to use…
BBC News – World
Egypt to get $12bn IMF lifeline
The IMF approves a three-year loan to Egypt to try help it out of a deep economic crisis.
Architecture Lab
A new hope for Lucas Museum in LA
Los Angeles and San Francisco are competing to play host to George Lucas’ Museum of Narrative Art, which comes with a site-specific design by Ma Yansong. The post A new hope for Lucas Museum in LA appeared first on Architecture Lab.
Jetson Green
A Home Made Out of Cardboard
The Holland-based firm Fiction Factory have recently unveiled a modular home, which is built out of layered cardboard. While the latter is not quite the top choice of building material, the architects claim that the home will last for up to 100 years, which is quite a bold statement. The home is called…
ReadWrite
How IoT and citizen science can tackle urban disadvantage
The Centre for Urban Science and Progress at New York University has recently released the findings from a smart city pilot study. It’s the first in-depth analysis of a local New York Neighborhood intent on measuring the quantified community. They utilized IoT sensors to collect and analyze quality-of-life…
BBC News – World
Trump: Obamacare key provisions to remain
Donald Trump says he is open to keeping parts of the 2010 health bill that he had labelled a “disaster”.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
EICMA 2016: gogoro smartscooter EV launches sharing service in berlin
the stylish gogoro smartscooter is the world’s first high-performance, smart electric two-wheel vehicle with swappable batteries. The post EICMA 2016: gogoro smartscooter EV launches sharing service in berlin appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
BBC News – World
Stress ‘changes brains of boys and girls differently’
Very stressful events affect the brains of girls and boys in different ways, a study suggests.
ReadWrite
Samsung wants you to say hello to Bixby
Samsung announced this week that it will be incorporating digital assistant technology, named Bixby, into its upcoming products. This AI assistant was trademarked by Samsung last month and is created to act as a digital assistant for managing personal information. Vice Chairman of Samsung electronics,…
SlashGear
Apple’s reality distortion field made USB-C cool
Remember when USB-C was a bad word? It wasn’t long after the original 12-inch MacBook landed that we began our love-hate relationship with USB-C. It was universal, which is great, but without the lineup of our favorite ports on the MacBook, many started to consider life a dongled hell. With the new MacBooks…
Next Big Future
StarCore high temperature nuclear reactor has applied to being the design review with Canadian regulators
Canadian reactor designer StarCore Nuclear has applied to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to begin the vendor design review process for its Generation IV high temperature gas reactor (HTGR).Montréal-based StarCore, founded in 2008, is focused on developing small modular reactors (SMRs)…
Next Big Future
Modular Exoskeletons by WeaRobot
WeaRobot wants to democratize robotic exoskeletons. They want to make modular exoskeletons, so that is more affordable. The exoskeleton can boost the mobility joint by joint. Just supporting the movement of one knee or one elbow or assembling all modules for a full body exoskeleton. This is targeted…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Venezuela crisis talks resume on hostile note
Venezuela’s political rivals resumed fraught Vatican-backed talks Friday, as they struggle to stabilise a volatile country stricken by food shortages.
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Z Machine fusion adding tritium to boost power output and possible breakeven experiments in 2018
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories nuclear fusion Z Machine are adding tritium to the fuel to boost powerThe introduction of tritium is of high technical interest because a 50/50 mix of tritium and deuterium — the two isotopes of hydrogen — emits 80 times more neutrons, and 500 times more energy,…
GearBest Blog
Tablets Clearance–Find your Cyber Monday DEALS
Do you buy anything last Black Friday? If you miss the Double 11, do not worry,you can buy the tablets for a very cheap price at a clearance sale. Here are the brand of Cube, Teclast, Onda,Chuwi,Voyo, Gpd, Xiaomi, Vido, Jumper and Pipo. So many tablet there waiting for your hand !The deals rate could…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Why couldn’t tech predict the US election results?
They got it wrong – again. Despite most opinion polls and forecasts stating that Hilary Clinton would beat Donald Trump in the US presidential election, the reverse happened. Of course, you could argue that the pollsters were dead-on correct: polls called a tight race with Clinton shading it, and that’s…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
French journalist arrested in Turkey
A French journalist was arrested in Turkey on Friday, his employer said, in a move that comes against a background of journalist detentions in the country following an attempted coup in July.
National Geographic News
Cecil the Lion: Charges Dropped Against Professional Hunter
Despite tough talk, Zimbabwe has now dropped charges against both the American hunter and his local professional hunter who organized the trip.
National Geographic News
Dark New Comic Book Explores a World Without Antibiotics
National Geographic News
Will the Trump Administration Weed Out Medical Marijuana?
National Geographic News
Stunning Fall Pictures Taken by Drones
Reason.com Full Feed
Meet Johannesburg’s New Libertarian Mayor
Herman Mashaba is an unlikely mayor for South Africa’s largest city. In a country that has been dominated for more than two decades by the left-wing African National Congress (ANC), no one foresaw political victory for a self-declared “capitalist crusader,” property rights zealot, and beauty products…
Fast Company
The Habits Your AI Personal Assistant Will Need To Learn Before You’ll Trust It
Of all the bots and AI-powered services being developed, only a few will survive—likely on this criteria. Of all the bots and AI-powered services being developed, only a few will survive—likely on this criteria.Recently, I needed to book a lunch meeting. To help coordinate, I asked…
BBC News – World
What does Trump mean for Cuba?
How will Mr Trump’s presidency affect America’s re-established relationship with Cuba?
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Video: Survivors of November 13 Paris attacks remain traumatised
On Friday, just outside Paris, a minute’s silence was held at the Stade de France stadium in memory of the 130 victims of the November 13 terror attacks. It marked the beginning of a weekend of low-key commemorations, one year after the worst attacks in France’s history. Beyond the physical injuries,…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
esrawe studio gives ceramics an elastic expression in fold collection
the pieces become the physical representation of a sequence of actions where the object is transformed both aesthetically and functionally. The post esrawe studio gives ceramics an elastic expression in fold collection appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
A year after Paris attacks, former neighbours of terrorists feel forgotten
A year after the deadly November 13 Paris attacks, people who lived near the terrorists say they lost everything in the ensuing police operation and have been forgotten by the authorities.
How-To Geek
Geek Trivia: The Largest Jellyfish Species In The World Is The?
The Largest Jellyfish Species In The World Is The? Lion’s Mane Nomura’s Jellyfish Barrel Jellyfish Big RedThink you know the answer?
How-To Geek
How to Use an Android Device as a Second Monitor for Your PC or Mac
It’s no secret that two monitors can improve your productivity, but not everyone needs a pair of screens all the time. If you find yourself in a situation where a second screen could be beneficial, however, you can easily make your Android device serve double duty.Click Here to Continue Reading
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Can mistake that ruined majestic Kashmir lake be fixed?
Tucked within Kashmir’s Himalayan foothills sits a freshwater lake that was once among Asia’s largest. Long an inspiration to poets, beloved by kings, Wular Lake has been reduced in places to a fetid and stinking swamp.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Vanilla and spice next to bloom in Dutch greenhouses
Flowers more exotic than the humble tulip will soon flourish for the first time in Dutch greenhouses after intensive research into growing the capricious vanilla orchid to harvest one of the world’s most expensive spices.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Conservation meeting mulls fate of bluefin, swordfish
Fishing and shipping nations gather in Portugal next week to consider the fate of the endangered Atlantic bluefin tuna and overharvested Mediterranean swordfish, two pricey gourmet favourites.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Executive of firm acquired by Hewlett-Packard indicted
A federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted the former chief financial officer of a British software maker on charges he engaged in fraud to artificially increase the company’s share price and make it attractive to Hewlett-Packard.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Vietnam destroys huge pile of seized ivory, rhino horns
Vietnamese authorities have destroyed more than 2 tons of confiscated elephant ivory and rhino horns, sending a message ahead of an international conference that they want the wildlife trade stopped.
Scientific American Content: Global
New AI-Based Search Engines are a “Game Changer” for Science Research
Products such as Semantic Scholar and Microsoft Academic could be a boon for scholars — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
9to5Mac
First MacBook Pro with Touch Bar orders ship, deliver as soon as Monday
Apple has now started shipping the first new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar orders with the delivery notifications indicating that the laptops will arrive in people’s hands as soon as Monday, November 14. Several 9to5Mac readers and others online report receiving shipping notifications from Apple and…
WIRED
Facebook Alone Didn’t Create Trump—The Click Economy Did
We may not know exactly how rich our soon-to-be president actually is. But in an economy where clicks are currency, Trump is King Midas. The post Facebook Alone Didn’t Create Trump—The Click Economy Did appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Security News This Week: What Trump’s Win Means for Cybersecurity
Each weekend we round up the security news that we didn’t break or cover in depth. This week, that news—like most all news—is about President-Elect Trump. The post Security News This Week: What Trump’s Win Means for Cybersecurity appeared first on WIRED.
Reason.com Full Feed
Behold Chicken Little-gation
Q: Why did the chicken cross the road? A: To sue the other side. Each week, typically I address some serious federal, state, or local food-law issue. After this week, though, I could use some levity. Maybe you could, too. There’s no better time than now, then, to point out that America’s been beset…
Mashable
Facebook has discriminated against you, and it’s not going to stop
Online advertising’s been built around the ability to know exactly who you are. Are you a guitar-playing, cat-owning botanist? You’ll get served ads for guitar-shaped catnip hedge grow kits. Google, Twitter, and all other digital platforms where an advertisement can be served—with Facebook leading the…
Scientific American Content: Global
Should I Stay or Should I Go? How to Make Tough Decisions
We’ve all been in situations where the choice is anything but clear. How do you know when to keep on keepin’ on, or wave the white flag of surrender? — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
MakeUseOf
The 1% Rule for Financial Freedom
Small changes don’t always lead to small results. Over time, tiny improvements of your habits could lead to a big enhancement of your financial health. Just a few small changes now can help you get out of debt, save more, and be better prepared for retirement. It all comes down to consistent marginal…
MakeUseOf
What Are Google Now Cards? 3 Tips to Get You Started
It’s amazing to see how far Google Now has come since it launched in 2012 — yet perhaps more surprising is how many people don’t use it, and more surprising still is how many don’t know what it is. In short, Google Now is a better, sleeker alternative to Siri. But the problem is that Google Now is more…
MakeUseOf
Find the Missing Key to Your Personal Development in These 5 Lessons
“I sense great fear in you, Skywalker. You have hate… you have anger… but you don’t use them.” Count Dooku was right. But only for so long as the familiar trope of good versus evil sucked us into the Star Wars universe. The movie was (and still is) all about self-mastery. One Skywalker failed while the…
MakeUseOf
This Spotify Bug Could Be Killing Your Hard Drive
The Spotify desktop application could be bombarding your hard drive with data. This is due to a bug which writes masses of unnecessary data to your hard drive. Spotify already has a bug fix rolling out to users, but in the meantime, it may be worth shutting down Spotify. Users have reported the Spotify…
MakeUseOf
Get Battlefield 1 for $35, Cheap Roomba 650, and More [US/CA]
It feels like Black Friday is already here, with Amazon offering deals on video games, vacuums, color calibrators, and much more. US Deals Eton FRX5 – All Purpose Weather Alert Radio with Bluetooth ($49.99, 62% Off) Eton FRX5 – All Purpose Weather Alert Radio with Bluetooth Eton FRX5 – All Purpose Weather…
MakeUseOf
The 12 Best Netflix Documentaries of 2016
Netflix has really ramped up its production of original TV series over the past few years, but one could argue that the real cornerstone of Netflix is its massive library of documentaries. Informative, emotional, provocative — you name it, Netflix has it. As this list of the best Netflix documentaries…
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The Morning After Weekend Edition
Letter from the Editor It’s the end of an era. Obama’s out (in two months), Trump’s in, and uncertainty abounds as details about how, exactly, our president-elect is going to change things slowly emerge. Managing Editor Terrence O’Brien has been reading the tea leaves and the Donald’s tweets,…
Digital Trends
OmniVision’s new image sensors will bring zHDR technology to smartphones
Chinese image sensor manufacturer OmniVision Technologies has announced four new smartphone sensors capable of capturing more dynamic range and less noise than ever before. The four sensors use OmniVision’s second-generation PureCel Plus and PureCel Plus-S pixel technologies to achieve the increase…
Reason.com Full Feed
Litigation That’s for the Birds: New at Reason
Each week, typically food policy writer Baylen Linnekin addresses some serious federal, state, or local food-law issue. After this week, though, he thought he could use some levity. Maybe you could, too. There’s no better time than now, then, to point out that America’s been beset by a recent slew…
Gadget Review
Best Vacuum Cleaner for Carpets
Best Vacuum Cleaner for Carpets Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site If you’re looking for the best vacuum cleaner for carpets in 2016, you probably want a model with power, furniture-cleaning capabilities – and enough filtration to keep that dust down. That’s especially true if you want to stop…
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Your iPhone’s has a hidden signal strength meter
Forget about measuring your cell signal strength using just dots or bars – this simple hack allows you to see the actual signal strength your iPhone is receiving.
BBC News – World
Madaya, Syria, where children resort to suicide
The situation is so desperate that Save the Children says some people are resorting to suicide.
The Gadget Flow
CAFELE Ultra-Thin iPhone 7 Case
Protecting your iPhone 7 from everyday wear and tear will not be too bulky with the CAFELE Ultra-Thin iPhone 7 Case. This case will adhere beautifully to the back of our iPhone 7 and give it the perfect protection your desire. But the coolest thing here is that this case won’t increase the weight of…
The Gadget Flow
Bamboo Organizer Block
Make your workspace look less tidy and more organized with this Bamboo Organizer Block. This storage block comes in three different segments that, when attached, forms a complete organizer set for your workspace. The blocks come in three forms – one for storing your pens and pencils, the other works…
The Gadget Flow
TabletHookz – Create Your Own Seatback Entertainment
Enjoy hands-free seatback entertainment while you travel with this all-in-one pocket sized tablet and smartphone mount. TabletHookz is a simple,robust, secure, hands-free device to mount tablets or smartphones to the back of a seat when traveling, or for use as a traditional stand. TabletHookz is small…
The Gadget Flow
JUNO Adjustable Makeup Light Mirror
There’s nothing worse than applying makeup seemingly perfectly and then viewing it under different lighting. Be sure you look your best with the JUNO Adjustable Makeup Light Mirror. Offering three different lighting conditions, this mirror shows your skin tone and your makeup exactly how the world will…
The Gadget Flow
Define Bottle Twist Top Fruit Infuser
Enjoy deliciously fruity water without the mess with the Define Bottle Twist Top Fruit Infuser. Compartmentalized to keep your added fruit separated, this bottle is super easy to clean when you’ve finished with your fruit. Simply add your fruit to the bottom cylinder of the Define Bottle, top with the…
The Gadget Flow
StilGut Leather Sleeve for Apple Pencil
Keep your tools of the trade looking like new with the StilGut Leather Sleeve for Apple Pencil. Designed for the iconic Apple device, this sleeve is handcrafted from super soft genuine leather. Connecting to either end of the StilGut Leather Sleeve is ultra-strong elastic designed to loop around your…
The Gadget Flow
The STK Multi-Tool – Sliding Tool & Knife for Every Day Carry
The STK Multi-Tool is a feature-packed multi-tool ready for anything. The frame is made from a solid 3/16 inch, 6AL4V titanium plate. The design incorporates a unique, integrated opening and locking mechanism. It allows you to safely open the tool and lock it into place until you are ready to close it…
The Gadget Flow
Kwame Baah – Exquisite Handcrafted Footwear from Ghana
Kwame Baah is all set to improve lives by employing artisans in Ghana, West Africa to craft contemporary leather shoes with a traditional Ghanaian aesthetic. These are made of genuine leather and the colorful, handwoven fabric of Ghana called Kente. They have equipped each loafer with a soft and comfortable…
The Gadget Flow
Clax- Lightweight Folding Cart
The Clax cart is a lightweight, yet durable, folding cart offering multiple benefits towards a wide range of applications. Use as a shopping cart with the included folding crate. The top shelf can swing up for taller and heavier loads on the lower shelf. The Clax cart includes an easy to use back wheel…
The Gadget Flow
iDockAll 2 – True One Hand Undocking with a Twist!
The iDockAll 2 is a one hand undocking system that is very easy to use. You need to secure it to your desk, and the sticky pad will allow a true one hand undocking experience. The special cable head that they have designed tilts back and forth in the dock allowing the docking of practically any smartphone…
Lifehacker
What To Do If Your Leased Car Gets Damaged
Having your car damaged, even if it is minor, is a hassle. No one likes driving around in a beat-up ride. However, when you are leasing a car you may not be real motivated to make repairs on a car you don’t own. Whether or not you should depends on the situation.Read more…
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
Modern Light Fixtures You Can DIY This Weekend
When the days are getting darker, how can we make our style shine a bit brighter?Enter these DIY light ideas. They’re sleek and simple enough to add a modern touch to your home, and easy enough for even beginner DIY-ers to tackle as a weekend project. Some are made from unexpected items laying about…
ArchDaily
Scientific and Technological Park of Cantabria / Pablo Notari Oviedo + SUMAR + CONURMA
© Imagen Subliminal Architect: Pablo Notari Oviedo, SUMAR urbanismo y arquitectura , CONURMA Ingenieros Consultores Location: Calle Albert Einstein, 39011 Santander, Cantabria, Spain Architects In Charge:…
Ars Technica
Kaspersky accuses Microsoft of anticompetitive bundling of antivirus software
Billionaire Russian anti-virus developer Eugene Kaspersky has penned an angry blog post titled “That’s It. I’ve Had Enough!” to complain about Microsoft and Windows 10. Specifically, Kaspersky argues that the way Microsoft bundled Defender with Windows 10 is anti-competitive: he says that…
Lifehacker
Amazon’s Offering Extremely Rare Discounts On Your Favorite Toaster Ovens
Breville Smart Oven Pro, $216 | Breville Smart Oven, $200 | Breville Compact Smart Oven, $144 | Breville Mini Smart Oven, $120Breville’a excellent Smart Ovens almost never go on sale, but Amazon’s offering rare discounts today on four different models. Read more…
Cool Hunting
Link About It: This Week’s Picks: A 300-year-old murder mystery, rethinking aging, Monday’s supermoon and more
1. Upcoming Supermoon Will be Closest to Earth Since 1948 It only takes one cosmic happening to remind us just how immense the universe is and, in turn, how small Earth is. On Monday, our tiny blue dot will experience a supermoon unlike any since…… Continue…
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New trailers: Rogue One, Valerian, Slenderman, and more
I rewatched The Big Short recently, and one moment near the end of the film stood out to me in a way that didn’t quite register my first time through. Steve Carell’s character — a surly, idealistic investor — has been holding bankers’ feet to the fire, watching them sweat by refusing to sell off valuable…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Save 62% On These Bluetooth Sport Earbuds [Deals]
For a limited time you can get these Bluetooth Sport Earbuds for only $18.99 (62% off) with free shipping in our Nerd Approved Deals Store! Don’t you hate knocking your headphone wire out of the way while you’re on a run or in the gym? Or having to untangle a mess of wires whenever you want to just…
BBC News – World
Pakistan shrine blast kills 10
At least 10 people are killed in an explosion at a shrine in Balochistan, Pakistan officials say.
Gear Patrol
Found: 5 Proper, All-American Cars
These cars hold true to their original purpose: staying classy with just the right amount of bravado. …Read More »
Mashable
‘Dear Hillary’ letters are helping people cope
“Dear Hillary…”  That’s how many frustrated, shocked, upset, disappointed and confused people are starting letters to the Democratic candidate after her loss to Donald Trump on Election Day.  SEE ALSO: This Hillary supporter just ran into Hillary in the woods, because we all need a long walk today…
Digital Trends
How to photograph the moon without winding up with a blurry mess
The largest supermoon in almost 70 years is coming November 14 – which means on November 15 you can expect a social media feed filled with lots of smartphone shots of a blurry UFO somewhat resembling the moon. The night sky, whether you are shooting for the stars or that rare full moon, is one of the…
Digital Trends
How to set Google as your homepage
Are you getting tired of turning your browser away from whatever your homepage is to visit the Google homepage? Would you like to automatically open to Google’s home page every time you used your browser? There is a way! Check below for your preferred browser and instructions on how to switch your homepage…
Mashable
You can control this mind-bending light installation with your phone
The installation is rightfully titled ‘Crystal Universe’ and is located in Tokyo.  Read more…More about Mashable Video, Tokyo, Lights, Real Time Video, and Real Time
The Next Web
Check out these 3 deals to get your whole life organized and running smoothly
We always want to make sure you don’t miss some of the best offers flying through TNW Deals each week, so we’ve pulled together this week’s finest productivity deals, including some brain-stimulating music, a one-stop life organizing app and a virtual assistant that will help you power through that to-do…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
15-inch MacBook Pro: 2016 vs. 2015
While we don’t have the stats to prove it, we’d be surprised if Apple didn’t sell many more 13-inch MacBook Pros than it does ultra-expensive, less-portable 15-inch models. But if you want the most power and screen real estate – and don’t mind ponying up to get it – you might be wondering which…
The Verge – All Posts
Analysis of post-9/11 blogs show the worst emotional shock eases in about two weeks
Whenever I feel bad, I can’t help but believe that I will feel bad forever. After we elected Donald Trump on Tuesday, I felt very bad. But I also know that self-reporting is notoriously inaccurate. Negative emotions feel overwhelming in the moment, but they almost always wane. So just how long will…
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: Aleppo rebels pushed back by Assad’s forces
Government forces retake areas of the city of Aleppo that were lost to rebels in recent fighting.
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Unicorn Gold Is The Magical Bathroom Spray You Desperately Need
If you aren’t quite convinced that the world has gone mad, I present to you Unicorn Gold, a bathroom spray that uses gold particles to “slay your poo-stink with the golden fart of a mystic unicorn”. I know someone who is very excited about this. Anyway, the product comes to us thanks to Squatty…
Digital Trends
TripTarp makes organizing your next outdoor adventure a breeze
As rewarding and fun as it is to go on a backpacking or camping trip, the amount of packing and planning for such an outing can be a daunting task to say the least. Deciding exactly what gear you need to bring for a specific destination and bringing enough food for the duration of the hike are all important…
BBC News – World
Pakistan Shah Noorani shrine bomb ‘kills 30’
At least 30 people are killed in a bomb blast at a shrine in Balochistan, Pakistan media say.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Could flip phones make a comeback?
Phone design is at something of a low point, an ebb rather than a flow. Though hundreds of smartphones are released and tens of millions are sold every year, most follow the same aesthetic. A sheet of toughened glass is glued to a metal/plastic rectangle.Ten years ago, things were different. There was…
VentureBeat
Twitter’s time to prove it can defend against harassment is now
OPINION: As we gear up for what will surely be a combative presidential term, and as Twitter’s most toxic users succeed in poisoning the service, more pressure should be placed on the company to ensure that updated policies and tools are in place to protect users. Now is the time for Twitter to prove…
VentureBeat
The 4 levels of bots: How to stop worrying and love AI
GUEST: It’s been hard to ignore bots and virtual assistants lately. Google is integrating its Google Assistant into its smartphones, home devices, and Allo messaging service. Amazon’s smart-home Echo device is becoming an “unlikely hit” among American households, selling an estimated 3 million devices…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Protesters take to Seoul streets as anger against president spreads
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Friday agreed to be questioned in a formal corruption probe, portraying herself as an over-trusting, “lonely” leader who dropped her guard with a close friend who was arrested for fraud.
HolyCool.net
Leather & Wool Felt Wallet Case for iPhone 7
With bigger iPhones comes the urge to go for bigger wallets such as this iPhone Wallet. This will not only keep your iPhones safe from unwanted damage but also provide extra space for storing your club cards or a little extra cash if required. The design is pretty sophisticated and will truly complement…
Mashable
Don’t miss these 20 Walmart Black Friday tech deals
Brace yourselves, everyone: Black Friday is nearly upon us.  SEE ALSO: 60 heavily discounted Best Buy Black Friday deals you don’t want to miss With the annual shopping holiday/Thanksgiving hangover/consumerist feeding frenzy imminent, it’s foolish to even consider entering the fray unprepared. Without…
DailyTech Main News Feed
Surface Book with Performance Base: Arrives 11/28/2016
Microsoft’s new Surface Book with Performance Base arrives just in time for Black Friday and Christmas. Will we see deals on this superior piece of computing hardware? Let’s just hope. Black Friday “price buster” have already started, but this laptop/tablet combo might be worth the wait.
BBC News – World
Bagram blast: Bomber kills Americans at Afghan base
A suicide bomber kills four Americans inside the largest US military base in Afghanistan.
BBC News – World
Paris attacks: Bataclan to reopen with Sting concert
The iconic Bataclan theatre is to reopen with a Sting concert a year after the Paris massacre.
Digital Trends
Transferring data to your shiny new PlayStation 4 Pro is a piece of cake
The PlayStation 4 Pro serves a purpose we haven’t seen from a video game console before. While not a new “generation,” the system serves as a solid upgrade for playing your existing PlayStation 4 library. If you want to keep your games, save files, themes, and user settings with you when you make the…
HolyCool.net
Multifunctional Leather USB Hub
Now charge your gadgets effortlessly and in a perfect handmade style with this Multifunctional Leather USB Hub. It comes with a genuine leather exterior that adds a touch of elegance to the overall design and makes it look more beautiful on your modern workspace. It charges multiple gadgets simultaneously…
Scientific American Content: Global
Standard Treatments for Drug Addiction
Here are treatments that have been well-studied, and the evidence for how well they work—or do not — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Alek Lisefki’s Tiny House is a luxurious eco-friendly dream on wheels
The tiny house, which measures 8 feet by 20 feet, was built on a flatbed trailer so that it could be easily moved around. After adding finishing touches, Lisefki towed his new abode cross-country from Fairfield, Iowa to Sebastopol, California. Inside, the
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Friends Use Recycled Cardboard Boxes to Build Amazing Life-Size Pirate Ship!
Three creative eco-artists have built an incredible life-sized pirate ship out of recycled cardboard! Three Reddit-using friends named Josh, Mikey and Joel made the ghostly ship in just five days for what was probably the best Halloween party ever. Armed with
ArchDaily
#donotsettle Shows Us 6 Ways Visiting Buildings is Different to Viewing Them in the Media
New from the Belgian-Indonesian vlogging architect duo #donotsettle comes “6 Things You Don’t See From Architecture Media (Until You Visit Them).” Known for their user-oriented architecture videos, in this video they present something slightly different to the usual, using…
io9
10 Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect by the Year 2100
Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what technological marvels await in the next few years, let alone the next eight decades. Undaunted, we’ve put together a list of 10 super-advanced technologies that should be around by the year 2100.Read more…
Lifehacker
Top 10 Free and Affordable Mental Health and Counseling Resources
This week’s roundup isn’t so much a top 10, since this isn’t ranked, and there’s way more than we can cover, but here are ten of our favorite mental health resources to keep handy for you or someone you love who may need someone to talk to, whatever the reason.Read more…
Cool Tools
Free wifi/The Basetrip/Float chambers
Listenable: I found a great way to increase my consumption of podcasts without adding more time — by playing the episodes at 1.5 times speed. Most podcast players will give you this option. My friends who are serious listeners play theirs at 2X. You quickly get used to the speedy talk (there is no change…
Gizmodo
Saturday’s Best Deals: Breville Toaster Ovens, Dyson Fan Heater, Black+Decker Handvac
The best prices on Breville toaster ovens, a discounted Dyson fan heater, and the Black+Decker Lithium Pivot Vacuum lead off Saturday’s best deals.Read more…
Fast Company
Five Powerful Career Habits Of Naturally Curious People
There’s a difference between “curious” and “nosy,” but you can still channel those tendencies into helpful career moves. There’s a difference between “curious” and “nosy,” but you can still channel those tendencies into helpful career moves.As a kid, I hated when people told me…
TechCrunch
Facebook wants to make you secure no matter how hard you make it
 When you have a billion people using your service, you have an obligation to keep your users secure, even when they behave in unsafe ways. Alex Stamos, Chief Security Officer (CSO) at Facebook, speaking at Web Summit last week, told a quick story to show what his company was up against when it came…
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Today’s Best Deals: Jeans, Dyson V6 Animal, Weather Radio, and More
All the jeans you could ever need, a certified-refurb Dyson V6 Animal, the weather radio you should definitely own, and more lead Friday’s best deals.Read more…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Companies Now Can Bring Fast and Accurate Nanoparticle Analysis In-House
Nanotechnology manufacturers seeking ways to measure and analyze nanoparticles now have a simple, fast, accurate and cost-effective tool thanks to the recent release of NanoMet by developer…
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Spotify’s desktop app writes tons of data to storage drives
Over the last few months, Spotify desktop users on both Mac and PC have noticed the app has been writing massive amounts of data to their storage drives on a daily basis. Reports in the company’s own forums, Reddit and Hacker News indicate that tens…
Techbargains.com
REI Pre-Black Friday Sale – up to 30% off Outdoor Gear + Extra 20% off Coupon Code
REI Pre-Black Friday Sale – up to 30% off Outdoor Gear + Extra 20% off Coupon Code
Mashable
Facebook is the most powerful force online — and these new numbers prove it
Welcome to Facebook’s internet. The social network is absolutely crushing the competition online, new information from the Pew Research Center shows — in case you needed more evidence.  SEE ALSO: Facebook’s mobile business is bigger than ever Seventy-nine percent of American adults who use the internet…
Reason.com Full Feed
Minorites, Not Whites, Will Save the U.S. Constitution in Trump’s America
The American right has long been telling itself a simple morality tale that goes something like this: The white Christian establishment is the original source and continuing guardian of America’s tradition of liberty, free markets and limited government and minorities are a threat to it because they…
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Orbital Systems Closed Loop Shower
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Supercomputer Aims for Exascale
U.S. researchers announced $34 million in software projects as part of their plan to build exascale supercomputers that may include new memory and programming technologies.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
How molluscs build their shells in the sub-zero waters of Antarctica
A new study on how molluscs build their shells in the sub-zero waters of Antarctica is published today (Friday 11 November) in the journal Scientific Reports.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Energy storage system of tomorrow
Invention by Horst Schmidt-Böcking and Gerhard Luther basis for a novel marine pumped storage system developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES) / Tested for the first time in Lake Constance.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Newly discovered genetic code controls bacterial survival during infections
The genetic code that allows cells to store the information necessary for life is well-known. Four nucleotides, abbreviated A, C, G, and T, spell out DNA sequences that code for all of the proteins cells need.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Brain development: How a ‘molecular compass’ regulates proper cell division
Researchers at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology in Vienna have unravelled how a tiny microRNA molecule controls growth and differentiation of brain cells.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
A hydrogen-rich, passive galaxy
Cold gas in the form of neutral hydrogen atoms provides the reservoir for star formation in galaxies from the distant to the nearby Universe. Understanding how it accretes onto galaxies is of crucial importance because fresh supplies of gas fuel the ongoing star-forming. In the most popular version,…
Popular Mechanics
How many big oil pipelines are there in the US
How many big oil pipelines are there in the US? How far do they travel? This one is not a philosophical question. There are 4 324 049 kilometres of pipeline The post How many big oil pipelines are there in the US appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
HiConsumption
Timex IQ+ Move Fitness Tracker
A collection of fitness watches disguised with a classic Timex silhouette.
Mashable
This Japanese-American fighting unit was one of WWII’s most decorated
1943Private Tsuneo Shiroma, of the 522nd Field Artillery Battery B, in a foxhole during the Allied invasion of Italy.Image: PhotoQuest/Getty ImagesWhen Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, many Japanese-American service members aided in its defense and in guarding against a potential invasion…
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Google Trends Proves the Holiday Season Began Too Damn Early Again
The winter holiday season is upon us. Not convinced? Stop reading that Trump think piece and check out Google Trends.Every year, searches for key Christmas, Hanukkah and other holiday season touchstones begin their uptick in late October. That slope has solidly begun, per usual, well before Thanksgiving….
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Inside the Arctic Seed Vault Designed to Save Humanity From Extinction
In the Arctic Circle, on the far-northern Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, a drab facility carved into the mountainside could be humanity’s last hope in the event of a global catastrophe. This is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a roughly 400-foot-long building designed to store seed samples for 4.5 million…
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What scientists should focus on — and fear — under Trump
Nine experts reflect on where researchers should direct their efforts during the next US administration.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20974
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Video: The journalists on the frontline in Iraq
Journalists embedded with the Iraqi army on the frontline battling the Islamic State group risk their lives every day to report on this must-crucial of wars. FRANCE 24’s team on the ground took a step back to look at these “information warriors”.
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The best surround-sound speakers for most people
By Dennis Burger This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer’s guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read the full article here. If you’re looking…
The Manual
Oars + Alps, a Skincare Line for the Outdoor Dude
Direct to consumer skincare goods that give back. The post Oars + Alps, a Skincare Line for the Outdoor Dude appeared first on The Manual.
The Manual
Protect Your Feet This Winter With Muckboots’ Arctic Excursion Boot
Keep your feet happy this winter with Muckboots’ new Arctic Excursion boot. The post Protect Your Feet This Winter With Muckboots’ Arctic Excursion Boot appeared first on The Manual.
Mashable
How Planet Coaster takes SIM gaming to exciting new levels of realism
Theme parks are awesome. This is a fact of life. The smell of burnt popcorn and the sound of bumper cars colliding gets our hearts racing faster than the coasters themselves. This said, we all have individualized reactions to the thrill of a theme park. While some of us absolutely love a 5.8G…
HiConsumption
PS4 DualShock 4 Green Camo Controller
A fresh PS4 controller color way for the new year.
WIRED
Satire Didn’t Change Anything, But Now It’s All We’ve Got
Dave Chappelle’s hosting gig on ‘Saturday Night Live’ is going to matter very, very deeply … until, of course, it doesn’t matter at all. The post Satire Didn’t Change Anything, But Now It’s All We’ve Got appeared first on WIRED.
Uncrate
Seven Brief Lessons On Physics
The simulation is real. We can only hope to understand its construct. Seven Brief Lessons On Physics tackles some basic laws of the universe in an entertaining, illuminating manner. Discussed…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
SciTech Daily
Inhibiting the AIM2 Pathway Could Potentially Limit Radiation Damage to Cells
New research from Yale University shows that a drug that blocks or inhibits the AIM2 pathway could potentially limit the deleterious side effect of chemotherapy or radiotherapy on cancer patients. High doses of radiation from cancer treatment can cause severe damage to cells and tissues, resulting…
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Alibaba Breaks Records, Sells $17.7 Billion on Singles’ Day
Alibaba broke its Singles’ Day sales record with room to spare, offering assurances about the strength of the Chinese consumer despite the nation’s economic slowdown. From a report on Tech in Asia:As the clock struck midnight, Alibaba announced its final total for 2016’s Singles Day sales frenzy: US$17.7…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Scientists say Trump’s presidency could lead to a “game over” scenario for the planet
Related: The window for averting disastrous climate change has probably closed Via The Independent
Cool Hunting
Link About It: A Language Without Sound or Visuals
According to Washington DC’s Gallaudet University, the US has between 45,000 and 50,000 DeafBlind people—those who can neither see nor hear. Until recently, fingerspelling and braille were the primary means of communication but limited person-to-person…… Continue…
HiConsumption
Word 2017 Standard Memorandum Notebook
The notebook brand’s annual day-by-day calendar release.
Newswise: SciNews
Plant Growth Could Be Slowing the Rise of CO2 in the Earth’s Atmosphere
New findings suggest the rate at which CO2 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.
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Get Your Next Pair of Shoes For Even Less With An Extra 25% at DSW
Extra 25% off on select stylesDSW is the destination for affordable, brand name shoes and when they have an extra 25% off on select styles, it’s insane how much money you’ll save. Grab boots and shoes for everyone without doing anything except shopping.Read more…
Mashable
You won, Donald Trump, you can stop tweeting now
He’s tweeting again! The ever-loving President-elect Donald J. Trump is tweeting again. After winning the presidential election and — for a solid 48 hours — appearing presidential, Trump returned to his favorite social media platform. Just had a very open and successful presidential election. Now…
CNET News.com
Stretch your legs in the back of the 2017 Porsche Panamera Executive – Roadshow
It’s longer and loaded with all the accouterments that a chauffeur vehicle should have. It’s the Porsche Panamera Executive, and it looks pretty neat.
CNET News.com
Single’s Day madness means $5B in one hour for Alibaba – CNET
Single’s Day is China’s Black Friday, and e-commerce giant Alibaba reaps the benefits.
CNET News.com
Google honors U.S. Veterans Day with custom doodle – CNET
The United States celebrates Veterans Day on November 11. This year, veterans worked together to design a one-of-a-kind Google doodle.
CNET News.com
Buick, Porsche reign supreme in JD Power Sales Satisfaction Index – Roadshow
It’s a good year for Buick when it comes to industry awards.
CNET News.com
Facebook Workplace gets a new customer: Singapore – CNET
The Singaporean government will migrate over 140,000 workers to Facebook Workplace by March next year.
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Samsung Galaxy S7 deals: Save big on Samsung smartphones before Black Friday
Momentum is picking up pace now for Black Friday month and mobile retailers aren’t waiting for the day itself. Instead we’re seeing them pull the trigger on incredibly cheap deals right now.There’s an ace set of iPhone 7 deals we announced earlier, but we haven’t forgotten about team Android.  Indeed…
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Beoplay’s A2 Active is the perfect beach speaker coming in the wrong season
B&O Play introduced its new A2 Active Bluetooth speaker this month that builds on the success of its original Beoplay A2 from 2014. The Beoplay A2 Active isn’t much different than the original A2, but it is now splash and dust resistant. It also ditches the old DC power input and instead relies on…
Gizmodo
Facebook Buys Stolen Passwords
Image: APFacebook has admitted that it trolls the black market for stolen passwords in an effort to beef up its own security and protect its users who may use the same password across multiple online accounts.Read more…
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Whatsapp starts rolling out two-factor authentication
Whatsapp is one of the biggest messaging services out there, so it’s a little surprising that it hasn’t supported two-factor authentication. That is, until now — as noted by Android Police, people using the beta version of Whatsapp are starting to see the option to turn on this extra security measure….
The Awesomer
Fusion Energy Explained
LinkKurzgesagt provides a layperson’s look at this potential alternative energy source, and discusses the pros and cons of messing with the same sort of reaction that makes the Sun and other stars work. TL;DR: It’s gonna be a long time before you can buy a working Mr. Fusion. More Awesome Stuff: Compete…
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TODAY ONLY Apple Lightning Earpods + Lightning-to-3.5mm Adapter $22.95
TODAY ONLY Apple Lightning Earpods + Lightning-to-3.5mm Adapter $22.95
HiConsumption
The 12 Best Automatic Men’s Watches Under $500
A dozen kinetically-powered wristwatches that won’t break the bank.
Mashable
‘Mr. Robot’ creator has a very ‘Mr. Robot’ response to Trump’s presidency
FSociety is going to have a busy 2017! As the United States spirals further into chaos, Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail has made his opinions known by “leaking” a page from the Season 3 script. SEE ALSO: Trump’s America: What women, immigrants and people of color want you to know Season 3 script leaked…
9to5Mac
1Password for macOS now supports Touch ID, Touch Bar on new MacBook Pros
1Password for macOS is already one of the best password management apps on the market, and the latest update includes features for new MacBook Pros before the new notebooks even hit stores. 1Password delivers Touch Bar support for interacting with the password manager using the new Retina OLED display…
9to5Mac
9to5Toys Last Call: Tivo Bolt 4K DVR $159, iPhone 7/Plus Cases from $3, DAS Mechanical Keyboard $140, more
Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: Last Call Updates: The best messenger bags, cases and sleeves for the new MacBook Pro…
TechSpot
Google now has seven services used by more than a billion people
Google at its annual Chrome Dev Summit in San Francisco has revealed that there are now two billion Chrome installs in active use across desktop and mobile.
Science | Smithsonian
Chemical Weapons Dumped in the Ocean After World War II Could Threaten Waters Worldwide
How worried should we be? Chemists are racing the clock to find out
NatureNews – Most recent articles – nature.com science feeds
The ultimate experiment: How Trump will handle science
Climate-change and immigration policies raise alarm, but much of the incoming US president’s agenda is simply unknown.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20971
Gizmodo
Futurism in Trump’s America Will Look Like the Dystopian 1970s
Hey, have you seen this flying car? It appeared in over 200 newspapers across the United States in 1958. Sure, it’s impractical, but it sure is neat. I’m just going to be staring at this flying car for the next four years if anybody needs me.Read more…
Techbargains.com
$30 Dominos eGift Card for $25 (from Groupon)
$30 Dominos eGift Card for $25 (from Groupon)
The Next Web
20 promising startups looking to SCALE in New York next week
In the past months, we’ve held hundreds of interviews with young startups in order to shortlist the cream of the crop and invite them to SCALE, our early-stage growth program at TNW NYC. The applications for SCALE are now closed, and we’re proud to have 60 of the world’s hottest startups ready to show…
SpaceNews.com
Trump’s defense priorities should give military space a boost — provided Congress goes along
WASHINGTON — U.S. defense stocks rode Donald Trump’s unexpected victory to solid gains, a sign Wall Street thinks the president-elect will make good on his campaign promise to boost defense spending. Analysts say some of that increase, presumably, would find its way into military space programs. While…
Lifehacker
The Factors Banks Consider When You Apply for a Loan
You know your credit score matters when you apply for a loan, but that’s not the only factor banks use to determine your loan eligibility. GOBankingRates lists a few other considerations they make when you apply.Whether it’s a mortgage, a car loan, or a personal loan, there’s a handful of criteria banks…
BBC News – World
Macau’s former chief prosecutor charged with nearly 2,000 crimes
Ho Chio-meng, ex-chief prosecutor of the gambling enclave Macau, is facing trial for corruption.
New Scientist – Online news
Primal fear can blinker our decisions, even in elections
We evolved emotions like fear to keep us safe. But in today’s world fear can lead us to rank small, personal risks over existential ones, say Dan Ariely and Vlad Chituc
Mashable
Beekeepers cross political borders to breed the perfect queen bee
Though the island of Cyprus is split into Greek and Turkish rule, these beekeepers from opposite sides are joining forces to save the suffering bee population. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Honey, Politics, Social Good, and Beekeeper
Digital Trends
‘Arrival’ review
Sometimes a movie comes out of nowhere and turns out to be so unlike anything you expected that you’re left wondering whether the experience was something uniquely brilliant or an elaborate bit of bait-and-switch cinema. That’s the sort of film that director Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi drama Arrival…
Digital Trends
They’re headphones when you wear them, and speakers when you take them off
If you’re not sure whether you need a portable wireless speaker or just a set of wireless headphones, Boomphones asks the question: why choose? The company’s new Re-Up headphones, now seeking funding on Kickstarter, include a special type of case that allows the headphones to pull double duty as a portable…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Mobile phone deals madness! Save up to £100 on iPhones and Android smartphones
The Black Friday iPhone 7 deals have already hit the web and now we bring you some blistering mobile phone deals on some more handsets!Phone deals site Mobile Phones Direct has just launched a range of amazing Black Friday deals and they’re extremely cheap. In fact, they’re so cheap we had to double…
The Next Web
Report: Apple to launch three new iPads in March
Apple will launch a trio of new iPads this spring, according to Barclays research analysts. Citing the company’s Asian supply chain, the analysts report we can expect a 10.9-inch model with a borderless design. Due to the bezel-less display, the larger iPad would occupy the same footprint as the smaller…
Techbargains.com
Lifetime 44in Height-Adjustable Portable Basketball Hoop $69 (7ft Trampoline $79)
Lifetime 44in Height-Adjustable Portable Basketball Hoop $69 (7ft Trampoline $79)
Reason.com Full Feed
There Is No Violent Hate-Crimewave in ‘Trump’s America’
Let’s get this out of the way: there’s no doubt that Donald Trump’s policies may pose a direct threat to certain classes of American people. But in the wake of his Tuesday night election as president of the United States, there has been a wave of people worrying for the physical safety of Mexicans,…
Latest news
Artificial skin improves home care robots
Georgia Tech researchers have created an artificial skin that could give robots a better sense of touch.
Geek.com
Goodbye B Games, Hello AAArtisanal Games
Tracing a curious artistic trend in our biggest video games.
Scientific American Content: Global
What Will Trump’s Space Program Look Like?
He’s made several positive statements about the benefits of commercial space, but nothing about much else — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Lifehacker
This Week’s Most Popular Posts: November 4th to 11th
It’s been a week filled with uncertainty, but we’re pushing forward and sticking to what we do best. We explained why a so-called ‘investment piece’ is often just a waste of money, tried to alleviate the fear of flying with some facts, compared the Amazon Echo and Google Home, and more. Here’s a look…
Cool Hunting
Jeremy Scott + Google Pixel Live Cases: Interactive protection in bright colors, along with a special emoji keyboard
For all the acclaim circulating around Google’s Pixel smartphone—from its camera technology to the substantial benefits it offers to anyone who uses any and every other Google service—only a small portion has been dedicated toward their Live Case…… Continue…
The Awesomer
What Is Love: Piano Cover
LinkHaddaway’s 1993 tune What Is Love conjures up images of Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan, and Jim Carrey endlessly bobbing their heads, but Lisztlovers‘ piano arrangement turns the cheesy dance track into an elegant and moving piece of classical music. More Awesome Stuff: Heathens: Animal CoverBatman…
9to5Mac
Apple begins hiring staff for new Campus 2 ahead of move-in early next year
Apple has started hiring for positions needed at its new Campus 2 facility ahead of a move-in date expected for sometime early next year. more…Filed under: Apple
NatureNews – Most recent articles – nature.com science feeds
Canada’s proposed natural-gas plant stirs more controversy
Lawsuits and a new study raise questions about the project’s environmental impact.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20975
io9
The Ocean Is So Much Deeper Than You Think It Is
What’s hiding under the sea? A lot. Read more…
TechCrunch
Tech tips to help stay safe in Trump’s America
 Trump has gone on the record asking for backdoors to encryption and devices, saying he supports surveillance, and is against Net Neutrality. Policies pursuant to these goals will necessarily put your data at risk. The following are privacy tips anyone can use, but they are particularly relevant for…
Lifehacker
This Week’s Most Popular Posts: November 4th to 11th
It’s been a week filled with uncertainty, but we’re pushing forward and sticking to what we do best. We explained why a so-called ‘investment piece’ is often just a waste of money, tried to alleviate the fear of flying with some facts, compared the Amazon Echo and Google Home, and more. Here’s a look…
Ars Technica
FBI director “may have cost” Clinton election, top campaign aide says
Hillary Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta blasted FBI Director James Comey in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory. (credit: Fortune Live Media) The post-election autopsies and fingerpointing have been non-stop in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential victory over Hillary Clinton. James Comey,…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
HOW TO: Recycle a sweater into a cuddly pillow for your couch
Are the throw pillows on your couch getting a bit faded? Want to update your décor? Just follow our tutorial to learn how you can create cozy new covers from recycled sweaters. Read on and we’ll show you how to sew two different types of pillow covers.
Blog
Mars mission gains currency in India, nuclear obliteration and a super-duper moon
Excerpts from the Red Folder
Fast Company
How The Trump Administration Can Help Veterans Like Me Find (And Keep) Jobs
There actually isn’t a huge veteran unemployment problem, one Navy veteran explains. Retention is the bigger issue. There actually isn’t a huge veteran unemployment problem, one Navy veteran explains. Retention is the bigger issue.When I transitioned out of the military, I had…
Digital Trends
Get this 40-piece GoPro accessory bundle for just $9
Adrenaline junkies all across the globe have made GoPro’s line of cameras the standard for action videos and extreme sports. Paired with the right accessory, the cameras can be attached to nearly anything without worrying it will sustain much damage. However, for many extreme sports fans the cost of…
Digital Trends
Headlamp puts out 2000-lumens of light so mountain bikers can ride in the dark
It’s tough to beat a great day out on a mountain bike. There is nothing quite like the challenge of climbing up a steep hill, only to bomb down the other side at breakneck speed. Riding fast and furious technical singltrack takes skill, endurance, and concentration, but it is also incredibly fun and…
CNET News.com
Trump changes mind, decides he loves protesters after all – CNET
Technically Incorrect: It takes just nine hours for the president-elect to completely alter his Twittering views about protests against him.
CNET News.com
Bald eagle stuck in storm drain becomes living metaphor – CNET
Two eagles duke it out in the air. One eagle gets trapped in a drain. Twitter knows exactly what to do with a story like this.
Mashable
What will Trump’s presidency mean for technology?
Against long odds, Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton to become the president-elect of the United States of America. And now people all over the world are legitimately worried about what his presidency will mean for technology.  Joining me on MashTalk this week to discuss the topic is Mashable chief…
Reason.com Full Feed
Prominent Civil Liberties Groups Anticipate Life Under President Donald Trump
Will President-elect Donald Trump be the autocratic leader feared by so many? Or is he all talk, and merely played the electorate using bluster and vulgarity as his means of shaking up the system? A number of pro-civil liberties organizations are willing to take Trump at his word, and have released…
Reason.com Full Feed
‘The Basket of Deplorables’ and Political Science: New at Reason
“The only antidote to decades of ruinous rule by a small handful of elites is a bold infusion of popular will. On every major issue affecting this country, the people are right and the governing elite are wrong,” wrote Donald Trump in an April op-ed for The Wall Street Journal. That could be a textbook…
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The French papers: What if Trump fulfills all his campaign promises?
Left-wing daily Libération looks at what would happen if US President-elect Donald Trump fulfills all his campaign promises. Meanwhile, a cartoon in left-wing daily Le Monde explains how Trump’s win is a boost to far-right leader Marine Le Pen ahead of the 2017 presidential elections in France. And free…
Newswise: SciNews
Scientists Come Up with Light-Driven Motors to Power Nanorobots of the Future
Researchers from Russia and Ukraine propose a nanosized motor controlled by a laser with potential applications across the natural sciences and medicine.
TechCrunch
Uber will now tell you if your driver is a military veteran
 Uber has long been a supporter of the United States Military, dating back to when they launched UberMILITARY two years ago with the goal of signing up 50,000 military veterans to be drivers. Today, on Veteran’s Day, the company is launching a new feature aimed at honoring service members. When a rider…
Slashdot
Judge Orders Amazon Refunds for Children’s In-app Purchases
A federal judge has directed Amazon to set up a year-long process to reimburse parents whose children made in-app purchases without permission, but rejected a U.S. regulator’s request for a $26.5 million lump-sum payout. Reuters reports:U.S. District Judge John Coughenour, in Amazon’s hometown of Seattle,…
BBC News – World
French opposition MPs seek to impeach President Hollande
Dozens of French MPs launch an attempt to impeach the country’s president, Francois Hollande.
VentureBeat
The DeanBeat: The game industry reacts to Trump’s triumph
Donald Trump has many targets for change, but he hasn’t drawn his cross hairs on the video game industry yet. In fact, it’s hard to see what kind of economic impact Trump’s presidency would have on the game business, as his economic strategies seem vague. But everybody I’ve spoken with in the game industry…
VentureBeat
Girls in Tech Amplify event will pick the best female-led startup
EXCLUSIVE: The nonprofit Girls in Tech has identified 10 female-led startups that will compete for a cash prize for the “next great female-founded startup.” The second annual pitch competition will take place in San Francisco in an event dubbed the Amplify Women’s Pitch Night Competition. Girls in Tech…
VentureBeat
Encrypted email service ProtonMail says new signups doubled after Trump win
ProtonMail, an encrypted email service that has previously touted itself as “NSA-proof,” has claimed that it has seen double the number of new signups since Trump’s election victory compared to last week. The company claims that, as a Swiss entity that benefits from support from the Swiss government,…
Deals
Today’s Best Lifestyle Deals: DSW, Sephora, Club Monaco, Jeans, and More
A huge denim sale on Amazon, extra discounts from the already-affordable DSW, a Sephora sale for VIBs and more lead Friday’s best lifestyle deals.Read more…
Ars Technica
Trump and net neutrality: How Republicans can make the rules go away
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Kheng ho Toh) The net neutrality rules implemented during Barack Obama’s presidency don’t seem likely to survive Donald Trump’s administration. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler crafted the rules to survive lawsuits filed by Internet service…
Lifehacker
Build Trust With Someone By Asking the Right Questions
If you want to build trust or just practice being more charismatic, it helps to ask questions. Questions show the other person you’re listening and interested. However, if you really want to get to know someone, you have to ask questions that actually matter.Read more…
Kinja Co-Op
Your Favorite Rice Cooker Is the Zojirushi Neuro
Zojirushi Neuro Fuzzy Rice CookerThe Zojirushi Neuro held off the Instant Pot to take the title as your favorite cooker. Readers loved the Zojirushi’s fuzzy logic, which adjusts cooking temperature and time to optimize for different kinds of rice.Read more…
Mashable
Stephen Colbert doesn’t pull punches with President-elect Trump
As the reality of Donald Trump’s election starts to set in, it’s reassuring to know that late night hosts are struggling to come to terms with the news just as much as some of us are. CBS’ Late Show host Stephen Colbert opened his Thursday night monologue with the same incredulity he displayed…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Mobile VR is growing up: The best new Gear VR games
Maybe the folks behind Samsung Gear VR are bracing for competition from Google Daydream, because the newest batch of game content is all-around better than the last time we did a new release roundup. Here are the latest mobile VR diversions from the Oculus store. .. Continue Reading Mobile…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Spring-loaded system makes bike parking an uplifting experience
There are already plenty of products that let cyclists save floor space by parking their bicycles vertically against the wall. Almost all of those systems, however, require users to lift their bikes up so that the front wheel can be placed in a wall receptacle or over a hook. The Lithuanian-designed…
Fast Company
A Call To Action For Health-Tech Startups
A health care consultant lays out the potential impact of the Trump presidency on innovation by health-tech startups. A health care consultant lays out the potential impact of the Trump presidency on innovation by health-tech startups.This story reflects the views of this author,…
Curbed National
Trump’s election sends U.S. construction stocks soaring
Naturally On Tuesday night, as a Donald Trump presidency looked ever more likely, major global markets tumbled as investors reacted to a result many did not see coming. In the days since, markets have more or less stabilized—at least for now—and one sector has actually soared. Indeed, U.S. construction…
Techbargains.com
Home Collection Hypoallergenic Microfiber 6-piece Bedsheet Set $12.99
Home Collection Hypoallergenic Microfiber 6-piece Bedsheet Set $12.99
FiveThirtyEight
The Eagles Should Be Better Than 4-4
The Philadelphia Eagles are one of the more confusing teams in the NFL. At 4-4, it’s easy to assume that the Eagles are an average team, yet Philly has outscored opponents by 57 points this season, the third-best differential behind the 7-1 Cowboys and 7-1 Patriots. Furthermore, Football Outsiders has…
FiveThirtyEight
Where Trump Got His Edge
Donald Trump won Tuesday’s election by racking up big margins in counties that are, on average, older, whiter and less-educated than the rest of the U.S.The demographics of Trump Country are similar to those of the places that Mitt Romney won in 2012. Romney, like other recent Republican nominees, drew…
Digital Trends
Russia investigates Microsoft for allegedly blocking Kaspersky software
Microsoft is being investigated for anti-competitive practices in Russia, due to a complaint from Kaspersky Lab. The Russian security firm has taken umbrage with Microsoft’s security software Windows Defender, which it accuses of blocking competitor software from working properly. Kaspersky claims Microsoft…
Scientific American Content: Global
Voter Embarrassment about Trump Support May Have Messed Up Poll Predictions
One behavioral scientist thinks emotion and fear of stigma led respondents to mislead pollsters on purpose — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Scientific American Content: Global
The Grand Canyon Puts You in Touch with Time
More of one passenger’s science trip down the Colorado River — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Big Think
Why the Electoral College Exists (and Is Not Going Anywhere Soon)
The history and reasoning behind the much-maligned Electoral College.Read More
Gigaom
Shadow innovation cannot happen without embracing shadow security
The word ‘shadow’ seems to take pride of place in this year’s Logicalis annual CIO survey, which asked questions of over 700 CIOs in mid-market organisations across Europe, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region. Four out of five organisations reported that their line-of-business departments now have…
Mises Institute
Why Some “Flyover States” Switched to Trump
Tags A A Money and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryHome | Feed | Blog.rssWhy Some “Flyover States” Switched to Trump Money and Banking 0 Views 3 hours agoIn recent articles and interviews, David Stockman has noted the divergence between economic indicators in large coastal urban centers,…
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Built on stilts: Brick house rises on on jacks during floods
Whatever happened to “form follows function”?
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Elliptical pool table
In a perfect world, if you place a cue ball at the focal point of an elliptical pool table, you can hit it in any direction you want and it will go into a pocket located at the other focal point. Geometry! Of course, in the real world, you need to worry about things like hitting it too hard, variations…
Mashable
Teen contestant makes Alex Trebeck ask the internet’s favorite question
Some things never get old. On Thursday’s Jeopardy! Teen Tournament, one contestant was stumped by the Final Jeopardy question. Instead of panicking, Sabrina saw opportunity knocking on her door, and paid a brilliant tribute to the internet. SEE ALSO: Yes, you did hear Alex Trebek drop ‘Jumpman’ lyrics…
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Feds Can Unlock Most Devices They Need To Get Into, FBI Admits
The FBI is able to unlock or access data on most of the phones and computers it encounters during its investigations, as well as those of local and state cops, according to the bureau’s General Counsel Jim Baker. So far in the fiscal year 2016 (from Oct. 1, 2015 until Sept. 30, 2016), the FBI has encountered…
Reason.com Full Feed
Will the Democrats Learn Anything at All from Defeat?
I will confess that when early Election Day coverage suggested that voter turnout was strong, I thought it was an indicator that Hillary Clinton was going to win. But the coverage was mostly anecdotal and based on observation. In reality, voter turnout was lackluster. Clinton could not get the vote…
WIRED
Edible Science: Here’s the Secret to the Perfect Kale Salad
How to massage, emulsify, and rinse your way to crunchy, nutritious bliss. The post Edible Science: Here’s the Secret to the Perfect Kale Salad appeared first on WIRED.
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Would you board this elevator? | Sándor MÁRKON | TEDxKobe
Is there any way to evolve the elevator except for speed? Professor Sandor Markon who has researched the elevator more than 30 years answers “NO” to this question. He talks about the non-technical problems that he found when he research the techniques that can move lateral/horizontal or curve as well…
TechCrunch
DigitalGlobe’s new imaging satellite makes it to space
 This morning, the United Launch Alliance sent an Atlas 5 401 rocket loaded with DigitalGlobe’s WorldView 4 satellite into space. The satellite will create a new pipeline for sending high quality satellite imagery back to earth. DigitalGlobe worked with Lockheed Martin to build a satellite capable of…
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Safe Eyes Mesh No-Fog Safety Goggles
The dust is kicked up from here to next Tuesday! The fit’s hitting the shan! Save yourself from unidentified flying objects! Safe Eyes Mesh Safety Goggles won’t help when the figurative dust and fit, or alien-inhabited UFOS, invade your life, but for the literal debris circulating in the air around you,…
Gizmodo
Watch Beautiful Crystals Form Right Before Your Eyes
This is cool. Emanuele Fornasier ran an electric current through various chemical solutions and recorded the reaction to reveal the formation of crystals. It’s like seeing the birth of a snowflake. The process definitely looks fantastic but in reality, it’s really, really slow. It can take hours or even…
Digital Trends
Apple quietly launches app with live chat help, countering Google’s Pixel support
The Google Pixel is an excellent device, and one of its standout features is the support it offers in the Settings app — it basically allows any Pixel owner to chat or call with a Google Support rep 24/7. Now, it seems like Apple is following suit — at least a little. The company has quietly launched…
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Telegram announces first winners of million dollar bot comp
Messaging service Telegram has announced the first winners of its bot competition. The BotPrize was announced in April and will see $1 million awarded to developers of the best Telegram bots submitted. The first winners come from the worlds of photo-editing, productivity, games, dating and…
io9
How to Turn a BB-8 Toy Into an Authentic-Looking Movie Prop
The marvels of modern manufacturing allow toymakers to add incredible detail to their products. But the reason the BB-8 toy you bought looks almost nothing like the BB-8 seen in The Force Awakens is because you need to add a weathered, worn finish like the film’s prop makers did.Read more…
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Bought a PS4 Pro? To get your money’s worth, check these settings
So you just bought Sony’s new PlayStation 4 Pro. Maybe you, like me, were itching to get a new console with a 1TB hard drive and thought, “Why not?” Or perhaps you’re genuinely excited about the prospects of 4K HDR gaming, and have the right living room hardware to make it a reality. Well, there’s good…
SlashGear
DJI launches M600 Pro to expand industrial drone lineup
Usually, whenever we hear of a new drone from DJI, it’s targeted at the consumer space. That isn’t the case today, with DJI introducing its Matrice 600 Pro to the world. Outfitted with hardware and capabilities to tackle the industrial drone space, the M600 Pro takes what made the original M600 a popular…
The Awesomer
Westworld Theme Metal Cover
LinkMeets Metal maker Eric “331 Erock” Calderone takes on the awesome theme song for HBO’s Westworld. We love that he left in the piano part towards the end. You can download the cover as an mp3 if you become Eric’s Patreon patron. More Awesome Stuff: Rock TubaDMA’s: BelieveSchism: Orchestral EditionBrothers…
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Will virtual and augmented reality move us into the knowledge age? | Zenka | TEDxJacksonHole
Zenka’s sculptures and street art paint a picture of where we are in time and where we are headed based on new developments in virtual and augmented reality. Finding new ways to visualize accelerating change begs the question: how do we prepare for fast change in the knowledge age? Zenka is a Los…
BBC News – World
Trump election ‘upsets US-EU ties’
Donald Trump’s election risks upsetting US ties with Europe, EU Commission President Juncker warns
BBC News – World
Michael McFaul, US ex-ambassador, banned from entering Russia
Michael McFaul, a former US ambassador to Moscow, says he is on the Kremlin’s sanctions list.
GearHungry
Wings+Horns Cabin Fleece
If coziness is of upmost importance to you during the cold winter months you’ll be hard pressed to find better than the Wings+Horns Cabin Fleece. With a boxing-inspired cut, this robe is made of a custom triple-layered fabric that’s lined on the inside with a soft, warm quilt. It’s lighter than it looks,…
Mashable
Facebook says it’s not a media company, but it just bought a tool for publishers
Facebook has repeatedly insisted that it’s not a media company. On Friday, it bought one of the most powerful Facebook-focused pieces of software that media companies use to`do their jobs. CrowdTangle, a tool that publishers use to track how their stories spread through the internet, said Friday that…
Slashdot
UK Bookstores Found Selling Banned US Bomb-Making Handbooks
Three major online retailers in the UK have been listing a number of bomb-making manuals on their websites. Engadget adds:These books were originally made back in the 1960s for US military personnel and include titles like Improvised Munitions Handbook, Boobytraps, and Explosives and Demolitions. But…
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Kids Win the Right to Sue the US Government Over Climate Change
A bright speck of climate news was quickly overshadowed by the presidential election this week—America’s children have officially won the right to sue their government over global warming.Yesterday, a lawsuit filed by 21 youth plaintiffs was ruled valid by US District Judge Ann Aiken in Eugene, Oregon….
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The US Military’s Drone-Killing Planes Are Hunting ISIS’s Weaponized Quadcopters
Islamic State forces have begun weaponizing small commercial drones. And in response, the US military has deployed to the Middle East an undisclosed airborne electronic-warfare system. In other words, drone-killing planes. Perhaps borrowing a tactic from Hezbollah—which in August released a video depicting…
Mashable
The art of sleuthing: Can detective skills be taught?
The last time your significant other somehow “just knew” about your eyebrow-raising coffee “meeting” with an especially attractive coworker, you probably wondered – when did he or she become such a Nancy Drew? There’s a common misconception that some people are simply born with a talent for sleuthing…
Popular Science
How to actually, for real turn off social media this weekend
DIY No matter your political affiliations, Facebook’s only going to make you feel worse right now. Election news is flooding social media—and stressing people out. Here’s how to unplug for the weekend.
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Spain vows to quickly ratify climate pact
Spain will quickly ratify a global pact aimed at taming climate change, a step which had been delayed by months of political paralysis, Environment Minister Isabel Garcia Tejerina said Friday.
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NASA’s earliest and greatest astronauts star in new exhibit
NASA’s earliest and greatest astronauts gathered at Kennedy Space Center on Friday to mark the grand opening of a new space exhibit in which they’re the stars.
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German government in last-minute agreement on climate plan
The German government on Friday reached agreement on a long-delayed plan to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, clinching a deal ahead of next week’s high-level global climate talks in Morocco.
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$12.9B, 4.5 acres: Navy’s next-generation aircraft carrier
The Navy refers to its newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, as “4.5 acres of sovereign U.S. territory.” The $12.9 billion warship—the first of the Navy’s next generation of aircraft carriers—is in the final stages of construction after cost overruns and a delay of more than one year.
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High-res commercial satellite launches from California coast
A commercial satellite capable of taking high-resolution images from space was launched Friday from a military base along the California coast.
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Crowd workers help robot keep conversation fresh
People can find a hundred ways to say the same thing, which poses a challenge to robots that are expected to keep up their end of conversations. A Disney Research team’s solution is to devise an automated method of crowdsourcing multiple lines of dialogue. After all, “hello” is a perfectly fine greeting,…
Digital Trends
Deadly button batteries are responsible for a rising number of injuries
Button batteries are dangerous and can be fatal if swallowed. The National Capital Poison Center has issued a warning prior to the holiday season because the number of injuries from button batteries used in flameless candles increased in the two-year period that ended in June 2016. Last year more than…
Gizmodo
Glorious New Footage of Rogue One’s Space Battle
Sure, the moments of X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter action in the skies of Takodana during The Force Awakens were pretty neat—but the natural home of the Star Wars galaxy’s coolest starfighters is, as the name implies, among the stars. So every time we get new snippets of Rogue One teasing its obviously epic…
TechCrunch
Scientists gain a versatile, modern search engine with the AI-powered Semantic Scholar
 Scientific papers come out with such frequency that keeping up with the literature is practically a full-time job for anyone at the cutting edge of a major field. Semantic Scholar is a search engine that reads the literature on its own, establishing patterns and influences, ranking citations, and making…
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This 30 oz. RTIC Tumbler Is Just As Good as a YETI, and Only $12 Today
RTIC 30 Oz. Tumbler, $12Before you go out and flush $30 down the drain on a Yeti Rambler, check out this RTIC alternative for just $12 on Amazon today, matching a Gold Box deal from several weeks ago. It uses the same vacuum-insulated stainless steel construction, and according to this YouTube video…
BBC News – World
Trump election: Juncker warns president may upset US ties with Europe
Donald Trump’s election risks upsetting US ties with Europe, EU Commission chief Juncker warns.
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Versatile live/work space for father has secret play room for son
A small apartment is transformed into a space for living in and working from, thanks to a multifunctional unit that also hides a kid’s play room.
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Avocados are driving deforestation in Mexico
It sounds eerily reminiscent of palm oil. Demand for the luscious green fruit is resulting in expanded groves, at the cost of native forest.
The Manual
Inside Appetites, Anthony Bourdain’s new cookbook
We learn how Bourdain cooks at home when he’s not traveling. The post Inside Appetites, Anthony Bourdain’s new cookbook appeared first on The Manual.
WIRED
The Wrist Is Interesting
Sales numbers for wearables paint an uncertain future. What’s next for the wrist? The post The Wrist Is Interesting appeared first on WIRED.
Geek.com
iFixit Tears down the PlayStation 4 pro, Deems It Highly Repairable
Sony has traditionally released “slim” versions of its consoles, but it’s going a step further this time. In addition to releasing a slim version of the PlayStation 4, there’s now a PlayStation 4 […]
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Ten Top Images on Archinect’s “Student Work” Pinterest Board
In case you haven’t checked out Archinect’s Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding student projects on various Archinect People profiles.(Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)Today’s top…
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The power of music | Michael Heupel | TEDxAcademy
The power of music Soloist and chamber musician, performed in many renowned music halls all over Europe. He has won numerous prizes in music competitions and has been invited in important international music festivals. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently…
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Kitchen Design Idea – Install A Stainless Steel Backsplash For A Sleek Look
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Boom’s supersonic jets will pick up where the Concorde left off
Boom founder and CEO Blake Scholl wants passengers to break the sound barrier. Since the demise of the supersonic Concorde passenger jet, commercial airlines haven’t offered a quicker alternative to fly from point A to point B.
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Lexus puts its grille on a spaceship and oh, man, is it terrible – Roadshow
Seriously, what’s with automakers and pretending that cars belong in space?
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Don’t worry, Netflix hasn’t totally changed its interface — yet – CNET
But you still might be seeing a new Netflix interface on your computer.
TechCrunch
Gadget Story Time with EPIKGO hoverboard
I have a love-hate relationship with hoverboards. They make me happy when I ride them but they suck to fall off of lol. The other day I saw a guy carrying his newborn baby while riding a hoverboard and I started having a minor anxiety attack. EPIKGO sent me their hoverboard to try out and they couldn’t…
Lifehacker
Tooth Brushing Apps All Suck
Brushing your teeth is a tiny but meaningful thing you can do for your health. If an app can make that job easier to remember and more pleasant to do, wouldn’t that be handy? Unfortunately, all the tooth brushing apps I can find are terrible.To give you an example of a tooth brushing app that is almost…
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Keenstone Solar Motion Sensor Outdoor Spotlight $10.99
Keenstone Solar Motion Sensor Outdoor Spotlight $10.99
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New Mars Travel Docudrama is Deadly Dull: New at Reason
Over the years, Hollywood has populated Mars with hungry bat-rat-spiders, horny little bald guys, decapitationist ghosts, and even dorky little nerd children who look like Pia Zadora. But now, the National Geographic Channel’s miniseries Mars will change forever the way we think about the planet, for…
Physics News
‘Arrival’ and the Raw Power of Smart Sci-Fi
The year’s best alien encounter movie, starring Amy Adams, is a thoughtful meditation on science, language and change.
Digital Trends
Google Photos for Android now lets you create animations when you’re offline
The Google Photos app for Android is getting yet another upgrade. This time around, users will be gain the ability to create animations, regardless of whether or not their device is connected to the internet. You can check the new feature out for yourself by disconnecting from the internet, opening…
Digital Trends
Machine-learning system surfs the web to fill in the gaps in its knowledge
Here in 2016, we have a data problem — but it’s far from the data problem people experienced in previous decades. Instead of having a dearth of information, the problem users face today is there is simply too much information available and distilling it into one manageable place is a necessity. That…
Digital Trends
Google Chromecast Ultra review
Released to resounding success in 2013, Google’s Chromecast is about as simple as streaming devices get. Little more than a conduit that passes streaming video from the cloud to your TV — with your mobile device as the remote control — there’s little to add to Chromecast when it comes to updates. Aside…
Gizmodo
Why Was This NYPD Officer Hiding His Face During Wednesday Night’s Anti-Trump Protest?
Since Donald Trump was declared the President-elect early Tuesday morning, cities across the United States have seen daily protests, including Boston, Washington DC, and Portland. But after last night’s New York City protest outside Trump Tower, an eerie but familiar image of an NYPD officer obscuring…
Mises Institute
Allen Mendenhall and Jeff Deist: Election Postmortem
On this week’s Mises Weekends, Jeff is joined by Allen Mendenhall of the Blackstone & Burke Center for Law and Liberty to discuss the aftermath of Donald Trump’s surprising victory in this week’s presidential election. Jeff and Allen discuss questions such as: Will Trump’s election genuinely transform…
SlashGear
Sphericam Beast VR camera targets studios with 6K 360-degree videos
Sphericam, the company behind the small angular VR camera from past years, is back with a new offering, this one targeted at big studios and organizations. Called ‘Beast,’ the camera is exactly what its name suggests: a major VR camera offering that records and produces extremely high-resolution 360-degree…
Gizmodo
How to Open a Can With a Spoon
I have this really fussy can opener that I always forget how to use and for some reason, I’ve never bought a normal can opener to replace it. Or maybe I’ll just never replace it and use this neat spoon trick to crack open a can instead. Read more…
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The world in 2030 | John Andrews | TEDxAcademy
The world in 2030 JOHN ANDREWS is an author and journalist specializing in world politics. Over the course of his journalistic career that began in the Middle East, he became The Economist’s most experienced foreign correspondent, with postings in Europe, Asia and America. Now, he is a senior editor…
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How Artificial Intelligence change the world as we know it | Foteini Agrafioti | TEDxAcademy
Founder and CEO of Noetic.ai, an artificial intelligence company that develops novel cognitive research technologies inventor and entrepreneur. Founder and CEO of Noetic.ai, an artificial intelligence company that develops novel cognitive research technologies inventor and entrepreneur. This talk was…
GearHungry
Konzuk Concrete Cufflinks
Interestingly, we can’t seem to get enough of this already-ubiquitous building material. If its inclusion in our roads and buildings wasn’t enough it can also complement your suit in the form of Konzuk’s Concrete Cufflinks. Since they’re neutrally hued — grey concrete, silver brushed stainless steel…
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Peter Thiel named to Trump’s presidential transition team
Avid Trump supporter Peter Thiel, he of the infamous Gawker lawsuit, is being rewarded in the Donald’s new empire. In a press release, Trump announced that Vice President-Elect Mike Pence will lead Trump’s transition team; assisting Pence is a host o…
Big Think
3 Ways to Start Making America Great Again
It’s not by burning people’s pictures and wearing the flag as a cape, but by understanding ourselves better, and understanding the person beside you. Three Ways America Can Be United Again – Through Decision-Making 3 Ways We Can Make America Great Again – Through Decision Making Looks Like We’re Making…
SpaceNews.com
WorldView-4 launches successfully after two-month fire delay
WASHINGTON — After nearly two months of delay due to wildfires, United Launch Alliance successfully launched an Atlas 5 rocket Nov. 11 carrying an important imaging satellite for DigitalGlobe. The Atlas 5 lifted off at 1:30 p.m. Eastern from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, carrying the Worldview-4…
Lifehacker
Save $15 on Anker’s Best Flashlight
Anker LC130 Flashlight, $45 with code ANKERDL1Anker, producer of a lot of your favorite charging gear, has its own line of flashlights now, and the high-end LC130 is marked down to $45 today with promo code ANKERDL1. …
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The Perpetually Collapsing Political Parties
It has become a tradition in American politics to greet each party’s reversals of fortunes by proclaiming that it has been smashed beyond any short-term repair, perhaps even reduced to “permanent minority” status. This week we’ve seen just how quickly the conventional wisdom can see-saw: After a year…
Digital Trends
Intel’s new sixth-gen processor provides lower speeds than its older twin
Although Intel is in the midst of slowly rolling out its seventh-generation “Kaby Lake” processor lineup, the company hasn’t abandoned its previous-generation “Skylake” platform. In fact, Intel just released a fresh new processor for its sixth-generation family, the Core i3-6006U, but the chip is clocked…
Digital Trends
Automakers’ lobby asks Trump for relief from emissions, fuel consumption rules
Automakers didn’t wait long before reaching out to President-elect Donald Trump to ask for relief from emissions standards and fuel consumption reduction requirements, according to Electrek. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a lobbying group that represents most of the major automakers who sell…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Solar-powered water taxis, floating villages and a boatbuilder’s mission to bring a Patagonian river back to life
It takes some gall to try and change the way people move through a city. Then again, it takes some gall to sail solo around the world on a boat you built yourself, including passage through the treacherous waters of Patagonia. An adventurous spirit landed German-born Alexander Wopper in the…
TechCrunch
Democratic Trump supporters were hiding in plain sight
 If you’re shocked by Donald Trump’s election, you’re not alone — the president-elect surprised many people, including the pollsters who predicted a Hillary Clinton victory by wide margins. Since election night, pollsters, journalists, voters, and probably the folks over at the Clinton campaign have…
Curbed National
Honeycomb-shaped urban garden may inspire you to create your own
Now this is how you design a green public space If you’re looking for ways to make your city a better place for all residents, here’s a dynamic public garden to inspire your efforts. Called Zighizaghi, the bi-level space is located off a street in Favara, Italy and is made up of interlocking, hexagonal…
ArchDaily
CEMEX Announces Winners of 2016 Building Awards
CEMEX has announced the international and national winners of the 25th anniversary edition of  their CEMEX Building Awards at a ceremony in Mexico City. The CEMEX Building Award recognizes the best projects in Mexico and the rest of the world in five categories and with four special prizes….
CNET News.com
Silent but smelly: BYD introduces 100-mile electric garbage truck – Roadshow
A 3.9-ton truck that can go 100 miles on a single charge is seriously impressive.
Mashable
Hey, Facebook: Social media really can change what people believe
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t believe that fake news on his social network influenced the election.  But recent findings from the Pew Research Center suggest the opposite is true, as 20 percent of social media users say they’ve changed their stance on a political issue because of something they…
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Get All Pairs The Socks You Need for $1 Each from Uniqlo
Men’s socks, $1What could be better than dollar socks? Probably a lot, but it’s a pretty great time when Uniqlo marks down their men’s socks to $1. Choose from two different styles (one of which is an online exclusive price) and a slew of colors.Read more…
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A timeline of human population growth
From the American Museum of Natural History, an animated timeline map of human population growth from 100,000 BCE to the present. It took 200,000 years for our population to reach 1 billion. And only 200 years to reach 7 billion. Interesting to see that the only sustained decline in the world’s…
Gizmodo
Neil deGrasse Tyson Dressed Himself Today
God bless America, indeed. Read more…
Inside Science
Rhyming Engineer Makes Inspiring Students a Career
Rhyming Engineer Makes Inspiring Students a Career Nehemiah Mabry, a civil engineer and entrepreneur, promotes science and technology through art. 16298320163_ec38dbf0c2_k.jpg Image credits: Garry Knight via Flickr…
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Need to get in touch with Apple Support? There’s an app for that.
Did your shiny new iPhone 7 meet an unfortunate encounter with the sidewalk? Having issues getting your Macbook Air to boot? Forgot how to reset your iPad Air 2’s password?Accessing Apple’s customer support is now as quick as ever, as the company launches a dedicated Apple Support app for iPhone, iPad,…
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American Flag Cutting Board
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Mashable
A guide to marijuana microdosing: How tiny hits could be the future of weed
Given the tumultuous and traumatic past few days, anyone would be forgiven for rolling up something large and potent for the weekend. However, a new marijuana mantra has been emerging as the drug has become increasingly legal and that is: less is more. Microdosing, the practice of taking tiny amounts…
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Piper nv Home Security System Review
Piper nv Home Security System Review Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site The Piper nv Home Security system is another in a long line of IP cameras that are branching out their detection capabilities, including door sensors and smart outlets to bring attention to break ins as they happen, and…
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AT&T will downgrade mobile video streams by default next year
We have officially entered a world in which carriers think they’re doing us a favor by throttling video streams. AT&T today announced a new “feature” called Stream Saver that’ll automatically downgrade whatever video you’re streaming to standard…
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The Case for Optimism About Trump’s Presidency: New at Reason
Since the election of Donald Trump, we’ve been talking to libertarian policy experts about what a Trump presidency will bring to health care, education, foreign policy, and the justice system. The people we talked to are Michael Cannon of the Cato Institute, Lisa Graham Keegan, former head of education…
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Trump Could Dismantle Title IX, Facebook Glitch Says Everyone Died, Lena Dunham Doesn’t Want to Understand: P.M. Links
Sheesh. First Donald Trump becomes president, then Facebook tells us we’re all dead. What a week. Executive power must be limited—now more than ever—and liberals should join libertarians in this effort. While I expect Trump to push for a lot of policies I oppose, his education priorities are, well,…
SlashGear
Instagram says yes, it really is working on live video
Last month, hints surfaced indicating that Instagram is working on a live video feature. The move wouldn’t be surprising considering how many competing products already offer it. However, the company never outright confirmed that the feature is the pipeline…until now. Company CEO Kevin Systrom recently…
TechCrunch
Weekly Roundup: Trump victory casts shadow of despair over tech industry
 This week, the U.S. was shell-shocked and the tech world was in dismay from Donald Trump’s election victory. Silicon Valley lost its mind in a mess of tweet storms and public outcry. It was the perfect time for GoPro to announce it is recalling its Karma drone, and we escaped this harsh cruel reality…
Digital Trends
No desktop necessary: The DxO One can now send RAW files straight to iPhone
The RAW image format enabled by the iOS update is now fully compatible with the smartphone add-on camera, the DXO One. Announced earlier this week, the firmware update v2.1 allows the camera to transfer DNG files directly to the iPhone. While the 20.2 megapixel DxO One has had RAW recording from the…
Digital Trends
A tribute to Leonard Cohen: 10 iconic songs from the legendary songwriter
Leonard Cohen was a man whose haunting baritone voice pulled at the world’s heartstrings for generations. A musical poet known for beautiful storytelling lyrics, Cohen maintained his razor-sharp skills until the day he died, having recently released a shudderingly beautiful final album called You Want…
Digital Trends
Smart Wi-Fi router Gryphon promises to protect your children and your home
When is the last time you thought about your Wi-Fi router? If you’re like 99.9 percent of regular folk, it’s probably the dark day when it stopped working. But, as the portal through which all internet traffic to your various connected devices flows, it’s actually one of the most important gadgets we…
VentureBeat
GamesBeat weekly roundup: Old is new with PlayStation 4 Pro and NES Classic
Welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! This time, we got better looks at the sci-fi title Mass Effect: Andromeda and snowboarding game Steep, and we discovered how the gaming industry has reacted to Donald Trump’s presidential win. Enjoy, and have a great weekend! Pieces of flair and opinion…
VentureBeat
What happens when chatbots understand us
GUEST: There are now a wide variety of chatbots. You can now order a pizza with a bot. You can plan a weekend getaway with a bot. You can even play Pokémon GO, without playing Pokémon GO, with a bot. The world’s big tech companies all agree that conversational interfaces are the next big thing. They’ve…
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ToppCock Silver Odor Neutralizer Gel
I didn’t have enough room in the title to add “…for Man Parts.” Do you think it would be too offensive to give a bottle of ToppCock Silver Odor Neutralizer Gel to this guy I know at work as an Anonymous Santa gift? Like, worse than the internal deodorant pills I gave him last year? People can be kind…
SlashGear
Pokemon GO could have similar lifespan to World of Warcraft, Niantic says
Even though a lot of folks may have stopped playing Pokemon GO, the mobile game that surprised everyone is far from dead. Back in October, we heard that Pokemon GO was still pulling in $2 million a day in revenue, which is a figure most apps and games can only dream of. With plenty of folks coming back…
io9
Apparently, That Transformers Spinoff Is Still Happening
Paramount, like every other studio in existence, wants more than franchises. It wants universes, which allow them to make stories with a popular name attached but that don’t need to be tied to continuity and stars. Paramount’s betting on Transformers.Read more…
Lifehacker
Particle Simplifies Connecting Your Raspberry Pi to the Internet of Things
A lot of the best Raspberry Pi projects are all about connecting and controlling your Raspberry Pi from afar. Particle is a web service that helps make that process a little easier and they’ve introduced a beta program that adds in the Raspberry Pi.Particle is essentially a cloud server that stores data…
Lifehacker
Make Your Own LED Desk Lamp
Desk lamps might be a dime a dozen, but finding one like is surprisingly hard. YouTuber Darbin Orvar shows off one method to make your own with a few chunks of wood.The general design here is just a few pieces of wood, but you can obviously customize that portion however you see fit. As for the actual…
Discover Magazine
British Squirrels Are Suffering from Leprosy
For many people, leprosy brings to mind Biblical stories of diseased people cast out from society. It’s a condition that today is largely found in developing countries, whereas in other, mostly Western nations it’s a pestilence of the past that was eradicated decades ago. But recent research has shown…
Mashable
5 ways that President Trump could affect your student loans
President-elect Donald Trump has plans to address college affordability and student debt, though many details remain to be worked out. In an Oct. 13 speech in Columbus, Ohio, Trump outlined the basics of his views on student debt, tuition rates, administrative “bloat,” income-based repayment and loan…
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The redemption of overpaying a debt to society | Pat Kerrigan | TEDxYearlingRoad
As a formerly incarcerated felon, Pat Kerrigan’s goal is to help other returning citizens in their re-entry efforts, utilizing his skills and experience as a lawyer, judge, college professor, politician, and active community leader. The perception of the ex-offender and their re-entry into civilian life…
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Mt Saint Helens Eruption Candle
The 1980 eruption of Washington’s Mount St. Helens was the most devastating volcanic event in American history. Not only did the incident cause catastrophic damage to its surroundings, but also…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
TechCrunch
Lyft denies report — okay, tweet — suggesting its COO is in talks with Trump’s transition team
 Yesterday, former Fortune reporter Dan Primack reported that not only was billionaire investor Peter Thiel being considered for Donald Trump’s transition team but that Thiel was, in fact, already on it as of yesterday. That report has since been confirmed. Now, a newer report from Primack — a tweet,…
FiveThirtyEight
Trump Doesn’t Have To End Agreements To Set Back Climate Progress
In September, President Obama turned over the paperwork and made the proper handshakes to formalize the United States’s participation in the Paris climate accord. And on Nov. 4, the agreement formally came into force. But President-elect Donald Trump, who has called global warming a “hoax,” has vowed…
FiveThirtyEight
Why FiveThirtyEight Gave Trump A Better Chance Than Almost Anyone Else
Based on what most of us would have thought possible a year or two ago, the election of Donald Trump was one of the most shocking events in American political history. But it shouldn’t have been that much of a surprise based on the polls — at least if you were reading FiveThirtyEight. Given the historical…
Mashable
This ingenious device let’s you throw your GoPro around for incredible aerial selfies
This invention lets you capture stunning photos and video by throwing your camera through the air. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Drones, Technology, Inventions, and Kickstarter
Gizmodo
Will China Become a Leader on Global Climate Action?
Image: Ng Han Guan/APFor the last few years, the United States has been a lukewarm leader on global climate action. Now, if President-elect Donald Trump keeps his campaign promises, it may become the rogue state of climate change.Read more…
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Zuckerberg: ‘Crazy’ to say Facebook influenced election (Update)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the idea that fake news spread on Facebook influenced the outcome of the U.S. election is “crazy.”
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Pest control: Wicked weeds may be agricultural angels
Farmers looking to reduce reliance on pesticides, herbicides and other pest management tools may want to heed the advice of Cornell agricultural scientists: Let nature be nature – to a degree.
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Computer outage briefly grounds flights on several airlines
Travelers on several airlines had trouble checking in for flights and waited out delays Friday after a computer outage at a company that runs airline technology systems.
Mashable
Hey 2016, here are all the times you sucked in one image
Dear 2016, You’re the worst. No seriously — from the death of some of the most talented artists in the world to that whole presidential election thing — you have been such a completely awful year and now everything is screwed.  SEE ALSO: Today in America, a couple bald eagles got stuck in a storm…
Slashdot
IMDb Sues California To Overturn Law Forcing Them To Remove Actors’ Ages
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is suing California over a law forcing the website to remove the ages of actors on request, saying it is unconstitutional. California passed a law in September ruling that “a commercial online entertainment employment…
TechCrunch
Instant apps are publishers’ newest ‘frenemy’ when it comes to monetization
 When the App Store opened there were 552 apps. Today, there are 2 million iOS apps, and 2.2 million apps in Android’s Google Play store. Needless to say, getting a single app noticed in a sea of 4.2 million is far from simple. What’s more, individuals tend to use only a limited number of apps per month,…
Popular Science
Inspector robot: Panther is a driving, flying drone
Aviation It can carry up to 15 pounds, too. This is a drone that can drive and fly.
Popular Science
Four things you can do to stop Trump from making climate change worse
Environment If you’re worried about the environment, here’s how you can help If you’re worried about the environment, here are a few things you can do.
Mashable
China may leave the U.S. behind on climate change due to Trump
President-elect Donald J. Trump will enter office on Jan. 20, 2017 with an agenda that includes dismantling President Barack Obama’s environmental actions, particularly when it comes to global warming. Environmentalists are gearing up for a fierce fight against him, and it’s easy to see why. Trump is…
CNET News.com
The 25 greatest alien encounter movies, ranked – CNET
When UFOs descend to Earth, things get pretty real pretty quickly. This is the definitive ranking of the 25 greatest alien encounter movies as scored by Metacritic.
CNET News.com
Why some of your Facebook friends are wearing safety pins – CNET
Even Star Trek captain Patrick Stewart has pinned on the latest political statement.
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Winter is coming, and average fuel economy is heading south – Roadshow
It happens every year, but it’s still kind of a bummer to see.
CNET News.com
Cheap TV deals of Black Friday 2016 (plus our favorite picks) – CNET
Buying a dirt-cheap TVs on Black Friday is an American tradition, and here are the absolute dirt-cheapest TVs we’ve found. We haven’t reviewed any of them, but we still picked one TV at each size class that seems like the best deal. We’ll be adding more TVs when additional sales (particularly from Amazon)…
Curbed National
Trump’s transportation transition leader loves building roads
He’s an “asphalt industry lobbyist” Ever since President-elect Donald Trump promised in his victory speech to “rebuild our infrastructure, which will become, by the way, second to none,” advocates remained hopeful that what he really meant was lots of public transit, too. His choice to lead his transportation…
Digital Trends
Between the Streams: ‘Arrival’ blows minds, ‘Curb’ Returns, ‘Valerian’ goes ‘Fifth Element’
DT’s weekly entertainment show, Between the Streams, is your guide to all of the hottest, most important, and (of course) dumbest new developments in streaming and entertainment, providing a handy recap of the week that was, and a preview for what’s ahead. Follow us here every Friday or add us via RSS,…
Digital Trends
iPhone 7 Plus battery reportedly explodes after accidental drop in China
We might have passed the worst of the exploding Galaxy Note 7 madness, but a new report from China suggests Samsung isn’t the only one with this problem. A report from Chinese tech site Gizmochina says an Apple iPhone 7 Plus exploded after being dropped. According to the report, the phone was working…
Techbargains.com
NEW RELEASE Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition $59.99
NEW RELEASE Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition $59.99
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Newegg Black Friday Sale Sneak Peek (75 ITEMS NOW LIVE!)
Newegg Black Friday Sale Sneak Peek (75 ITEMS NOW LIVE!)
TechCrunch
Signups for encrypted mail client ProtonMail double after election
 The election of Donald Trump has lots of Americans worried about their privacy, and they’re turning to encrypted communication platforms to protect themselves. During an interview yesterday, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden encouraged those concerned about the ramifications of Trump at the helm of the…
The Verge – All Posts
University of Pennsylvania black students added en masse to ‘lynching’ GroupMe chats
The University of Pennsylvania is investigating a GroupMe account after black students were added to chats called “Nigger Lynching,” “Mud Men,” and “Trump is Love” today. The mobile messaging app was used to harass students en masse with racial slurs and threats. Images began circling on social media…
Lifehacker
This Early Black Friday Deal Is The Best Price We’ve Seen For The Roomba 650
iRobot Roomba 650, $274Life’s too short to vacuum every other day, but luckily, you can pawn that tedious chore off to a Roomba, and the entry level 650 model is marked down to $274 today on Amazon, which is $16 less than its previous lowest price. Technically, you’ll be able to grab one at Target on…
Reason.com Full Feed
Trump Regulatory Rollback: Auto Fuel Efficiency Standards
The Obama Administration imposed fuel efficiency standards on the automobile industry requiring them to increase fuel efficiency standards to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. Now carmakers are reportedly asking the incoming Trump administration for a “a pathway forward” on setting final fuel efficiency…
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Trump Is Stacking His Team With Aggressive Nativists
The irony of the Obama presidency is that its most enduring legacy might be the Great Wall of Trump. That’s because President Obama made the fatal decision to use up all his political capital in his first term on health care reform, which had zero Republican support and is unlikely to survive as written….
Gizmodo
The Trabant Is The Best Commie Car Made Of Cotton We’ve Ever Driven
I’ve always wanted to drive a Trabant. When I tell this to people who know Trabants well, they give me the same sort of look as if I’d said “I’ve always wanted to know what shit from a mule tastes like.” But I don’t care. I just had my first experience driving a metaphorical mule shitwich, and I couldn’t…
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Reinventing CEOs: The Chief Empathy Officer | Greta Rossi | TEDxBologna
E’ changemaker e youth coach. E’ co-fondatrice e CEO di “Ākāśa Innovation”, no profit londinese, che opera nel sociale, nata con lo scopo di ispirare e formare la nuova generazione di changemaker. E’, inoltre, co-fondatrice del progetto ImpactAimers, un’iniziativa nata dalla Ashoka ChangemakerXchange…
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iBooks StoryTime app narrates children’s stories on your Apple TV
To encourage parents and kids to read together, Apple has debuted a new app for tvOS. The iBooks StoryTime app features “Read-Aloud” tool that narrates books and flips pages automatically. For the times when you’d rather read to your child yourself,…
Mashable
You will be watched by Donald Trump
America in 2017 will begin to experience life under Big Brother Donald Trump.  The president-elect is still a little more than two months away from having the United States’s massive security apparatus at his fingertips, but it’s not difficult to imagine a spike in domestic surveillance after he sits…
Gadget Review
LG 4K FreeSync Monitor drops to $299 after coupon in Deals
LG 4K FreeSync Monitor drops to $299 after coupon in Deals Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site With the new GPUs making their rounds on the PC market, you may be in the need for a better monitor to capture all the extra pixels you can pump out. Going 4K is a no-brainer in this situation, but…
Reason.com Full Feed
Another Innocent Parent Loses Their Car to Civil Asset Forfeiture
As I’ve written about time and time again, one of the most pernicious features of civil asset forfeiture is how it can be used to not only seize property based on mere suspicion, but also to seize property from innocent owners who were in no way connected to any alleged illegal activity. In many cases,…
Scientific American Content: Global
Trump’s Plans to Shake Up the Tech World
Look for the president-elect to pick a new FCC chairman, limit online privacy protections and stem the flow of tech talent from other countries — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
DigsDigs
Natural Birch And Sheepskin Cat Bed
If an alien were to observe our planet, they’d see us humans treating cats like royalty. Feeding them, pampering them, cleaning after them. Cats are easily superior to our species. That’s why they deserve the best too, and today we are sharing one of such items. The Catissa Geobed is an icosahedral…
SlashGear
Monday’s supermoon will be the closest since 1948, so don’t miss it
It seems like supermoons are happening all the time, but some of them are indeed more special than others. This upcoming Monday, the moon will be the closest it has been to Earth since 1948…’making it an extra-super moon,’ says NASA. If you miss this upcoming supermoon, you won’t see another one this…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Join the SWINGER club: Scientists play wingman for endangered animals
For lonely singles looking for love (or just plain sexy times), there are sites and apps such as eHarmony and Tinder. But what options do endangered animals looking for a prospective mate have? Well, thanks to a DNA matchmaking algorithm developed by scientists at Australia’s Flinders University,…
Digital Trends
Unnamed sources claim Intel will bake USB 3.1, Wi-Fi into late 2017 chipsets
While the main focus of the big news surrounding Intel’s slow rollout of its seventh-generation “Kaby Lake” processors is the new technology offered in its supporting 200 Series chipsets for motherboards, unnamed sources are already focusing on the 300 Series batch expected to arrive by the end of 2017….
Digital Trends
Citibank enters the mobile wallet space, partners with MasterCard to offer Citi Pay
Your digital wallet just keeps expanding. The latest company to join on the mobile bandwagon is none other than Citibank, which this week debuted a standalone digital wallet app of its own called Citi Pay. It joins an already crowded landscape, dominated mostly by tech companies and their own offerings…
Digital Trends
Microsoft’s ‘Color Binoculars’ app aims to help people who are color blind
Microsoft has made a big push with its apps on all operating systems over the last year or so, and it looks like that’s only set to continue — in fact, it has just released an app to the Apple App Store that might not be very wide-reaching in terms of how many people use it, but it should be very useful…
Latest news
How savvy marketing put Trump over the top
It all came down to “genius” real-time marketing skills.
Mashable
Donald Trump’s war on LGBTQ people has already begun
Remember sweet, sweet July, when Donald Trump promised the Republican National Convention that he would do everything in his power to “protect LGBTQ citizens from the violence and oppression of a foreign ideology?” Well, he hasn’t even taken the oath of office and he’s already broken that promise. …
TechSpot
AT&T to offer voluntary streaming video throttling option early next year
AT&T on Friday announced a new data-saving feature that’ll let wireless subscribers stretch their monthly data allotment by voluntarily electing to reduce the quality of video streamed over the Internet while on a cellular connection.
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The consequences of the Trump presidency on cybersecurity
Hacking and cybersecurity played a huge role in the presidential election. So much so that Donald Trump, America’s new president-elect, was helped greatly by the acts of criminal hackers in his journey to the White House, and is now an outspoken Wiki…
Slashdot
Researchers Set To Work On Malware-Detecting CPUs
Orome1 quotes a report from Help Net Security: Adding hardware protections to software ones in order to block the ever increasing onslaught of computer malware seems like a solid idea, and a group of researchers have just been given a $275,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help them work…
WIRED
Plants Are Magic, and the Week’s Other Essential Non-Political Stories
We’re proud to bring NextDraft—the most righteous, most essential newsletter on the web—to WIRED.com The post Plants Are Magic, and the Week’s Other Essential Non-Political Stories appeared first on WIRED.
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Protein and the myth we’re fed | Del Sroufe | TEDxYearlingRoad
Tell anyone that you eat a plant-based diet and the first question they often ask is, “Where do you get your protein?” It’s a question that Del Sroufe has heard too many times. This plant-based chef and best-selling author will analyze the perceptions that many have about the plant-based diet. We have…
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Chip Veterans Scan Horizon
Three industry veterans gave their views of the semiconductor sector’s future at an event where ASML promised a system to advance chip scaling.
CNET News.com
You can buy your own jetpack starting spring 2017 – CNET
Jetpacks in the sky. You have to be “well qualified” to buy. Take a look, you’ll be shook, a jetpack rainbow.
Mashable
Trump mouthpiece Lewandowski leaves CNN, reports directly to Trump Tower
It was fun while it lasted, but Corey Lewandowski is hopping back on the Trump train.  The former Trump campaign manager resigned from his job CNN on Friday, having joined the cable news network as a contributor earlier this year.  CNN broke the news.  Lewandowski was let go from the Trump campaign…
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Linear Cabin
Overlooking a lake in the Wisconsin backwoods, the Linear Cabin gets its name from its continuous layout. The home consists of three blackened pine-clad forms, separated by two openings. Each…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
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Flash Physics: Supernova monitor for Super-Kamiokande, Brookhaven technologies bag R&D 100 Awards, quantum-liquid droplets spotted in ultracold gas
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
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Loops of ribbon inspire physicists
Research could boost our understanding of proteins and plants
The Wirecutter
Need Some Holiday Help? Use Our New Live-Help Tool to Talk It Out With Our Experts
From finding the perfect gift for a family member to making sure you don’t overcook the turkey, we know the holidays can be a stressful time—and we want to help. We’ve worked hard to put together a great selection of gift guides and holiday gear recommendations that we know you’ll enjoy. But this holiday…
Digital Trends
Legrand and Samsung’s autonomous home project is designed to learn you
No matter how smart a home is, you still need to manually set it up. Legrand, a world leader in electrical and digital building infrastructure products, recently unveiled its new partnerships with Amazon Alexa, Cisco, and Samsung for its new Internet-of-Things-focused Eliot program. Under Eliot, Legrand…
Digital Trends
Last hurrah: BlackBerry will make one more phone with a physical keyboard
Feeling nostalgic for those days of yore when your phone came with a physical keyboard? Well, those days may soon be returning. According to John Chen, the CEO of BlackBerry, those who just can’t get enough of clicking away on an actual keypad may soon have reason to celebrate. “We have one keyboard…
Ars Technica
Trump’s healthcare plans get swift Republican makeover [Updated]
Enlarge / President-elect Donald Trump meets with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) at the US Capitol. (credit: Getty | Zach Gibson) Update 11/11/16: Since this story went to press, President-elect Trump revealed in an exclusive interview with the Wall Street Journal that he will consider keeping parts…
Lifehacker
How Marijuana Affects Your Workouts
When you picture someone smoking weed, a person cranking out reps in the gym is probably the last thing you’d think of. But some triathletes, bodybuilders, and marathon runners say it helps them focus and reduce anxiety. Here’s what’s really going on when you workout high.As PictureFit explains in this…
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The Vika+ foldable electric bike delivers both performance & style (Review)
The Blix Bike Vika+ e-bike comes through on both form and function, and offers a well-designed electric assist bicycle that can fold down into a small footprint for transport and storage.
Fast Company
Apple Watch And Other Trackers Are Still Missing A Vital Fitness Metric—Pain Factor
The key to consistent workouts may be tailor-fitting them to your own ever-changing tolerance levels. The key to consistent workouts may be tailor-fitting them to your own ever-changing tolerance levels.In the beginning they counted your steps, your distance, and your calorie burn….
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HP ENVY x360 15t Touch Intel Core i7-7500U KABY LAKE 15″ 2-in-1 Laptop $699.99
HP ENVY x360 15t Touch Intel Core i7-7500U KABY LAKE 15″ 2-in-1 Laptop $699.99
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Trump names Pence head of operations in transition team shakeup
President-elect Donald Trump is shaking up his transition team as he plunges into the work of setting up his administration, elevating Vice President-elect Mike Pence to head the operations.
Slashdot
FBI Operated 23 Tor-Hidden Child Porn Sites, Deployed Malware From Them
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Federal investigators temporarily seized a Tor-hidden site known as Playpen in 2015 and operated it for 13 days before shutting it down. The agency then used a “network investigative technique” (NIT) as a way to ensnare site users. However, according…
TechSpot
Weekend Open Forum: How much SSD space is in your main system?
I’ve just realized that I don’t have enough solid state storage in my desktop computer. My main drive is a mere 250 GB in capacity, purchased many years ago when SSDs were relatively expensive, supplemented by numerous ultra-slow hard drives.
Big Think
Who Really Supported Trump? A Great Minority of the Electorate
If Americans love their democracy why does voter turnout put them 31st out of 35 OECD nations?  Read More
BBC News – World
Election 2016: Muslim-Americans ‘grieving’ after Trump win
Muslim Americans tell us what they think a Trump presidency means for them.
The Next Web
Google Pixel hacked in under 60 seconds by Chinese team
Google’s new flagship just got hacked by a Chinese team at in under 60 seconds. At PwnFest, a hacking competition in Seoul, South Korea, a team of white-hat hackers known as Qihoo 360 demonstrated an exploit that allowed for remote code execution on the Pixel. In under 60 seconds, the team used a zero-day…
Digital Trends
Zillow saw a spike in traffic for Canadian real estate after Trump won election
In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election, a number of Americans who favored Hillary Clinton — or perhaps Bernie Sanders — are now experiencing a flight-or-fight reaction. And for many, it would appear that flight is looking increasingly attractive. Not only did this population manage to crash Canada’s…
Digital Trends
Read all about it! Google Play Newsstand 4.0 brings major redesign, new features
Google Play Newsstand is getting a redesign. Version 4.0 of the app has begun rolling out to users, giving it both an all-new look, and a series of new features. Perhaps the biggest change is the aforementioned redesign, which gets rid of the Highlights and Top News streams and replaces them with a…
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The Public Access Weekly: Everybody knows
This week, in lieu of an opening paragraph we have some warm and fuzzy GIFs: And now, as promised last week, on to the Public Access stats from last month! 455 posts went live on Public Access in October — That handily beats Septembers numb…
Lifehacker
Remains of the Day: Facebook Thinks We’re All Dead
Earlier today, Facebook mistakenly displayed some normal user profiles as though they were memorial pages, with a prominent “Remembering [name]” header. There’s good news and bad news, and they’re both the same: you’re not actually dead.It was sad to find out this way.As of writing, it appears that the…
PopTech Blog
Be a vehicle of change: Toyota honors PopTech participants with donation to Haiti relief efforts
In an effort to make a difference to those affected by the devastating destruction of Hurricane Matthew, our longtime strategic partner Toyota will be making a donation to 2014 Toyota Mother of Invention DayOne Response, an organization that distributes water and sanitation products globally for disaster…
Dezeen
Trump’s development plans for the White House envisioned in satirical illustrations
These tongue-in-cheek images offer visions of the White House after US president-elect and renowned real-estate mogul Donald Trump gets the keys. Read more
Dezeen
Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners and Calatrava open Dubai offices
Major architecture firms including Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners and Santiago Calatrava are setting up office in Dubai as the Middle Eastern architecture market booms. Read more
Dezeen
Nendo’s Oki Sato named world’s most popular designer on Dezeen Hot List
Oki Sato of Japanese studio Nendo has seen off competition from Thomas Heatherwick to claim a higher spot than any other designer on the first-ever Dezeen Hot List. Read more
Dezeen
Meridiani launches Plinto collection of sculptural dining tables
Dezeen promotion: Italian brand Meridiani has created a collection of dining tables available in a variety of shapes, finishes and sizes.  Read more
Dezeen
10 unconventional lounges from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards
A Japanese house with trees growing through its middle and an apartment with an indoor slide feature in this week’s roundup, which spotlights the best living rooms from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards. Read more
CNET News.com
The New MacBook Pros hit record sales for Apple (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy, Ep. 63) – CNET
New iPad, iPhone 8 rumors are afoot, and get ready for new emojis in 2017
SlashGear
Massive space junk with Chinese writing crashes in Myanmar
Space junk makes a surprise appearance over some random city every so often, and sometimes it doesn’t all burn up in time to avoid a crash landing. That’s what happened recently in Myanmar, where some space junk reportedly containing Chinese writing crashed in a couple locations. Early reports suggest…
TechCrunch
Kickstarter smash hit INSTRUMENT 1 from Artiphon is now available to buy
 Take a Chapman Stick, add a lot of tech in its belly and jam a USB cable up its jacksie and you get something that looks vaguely like an INSTRUMENT 1. It’s a completely new type of musical instrument developed by Artiphon. Funded through a seven-figure Kickstarter campaign, the instrument is shipping…
Mashable
After Trump’s election, this U.S. leader got as far away as possible
As America came to grips with the upset electoral victory of Donald J. Trump for president, Secretary of State John Kerry — himself a former presidential candidate — was as far away from Washington as humanly possible. On Thursday, Kerry became the highest-ranking U.S. official ever to visit Antarctica….
Lifehacker
Why You Should Always Carry Cash When You Go to a Bar
For a fun night at a bar, all you really need anymore is a smartphone with a ride sharing app and maybe a credit or debit card. But using cash can get the bartender on your side, and actually save you some money if you’re not planning to stay very long.Say you’re going to meet some friends at a bar….
Scientific American Content: Global
Rats Enjoy Being Tickled–When They’re in the Right Mood [Video]
Researchers identify a brain area activated by both tickling and play in happy rats — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
BBC News – World
Brexit plus Trump: Time for an economic special relationship?
With Donald Trump winning the US election and the UK poised for Brexit, BBC News looks at the outlook for a new economic special relationship.
BBC News – World
The hospital on Mosul’s front line
The BBC visits a hospital in Al-Shikhan where a civilian hospital has turned into a front line medical facility.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Stroller attachment lets you roll with your kids
Why walk with your stroller if you can scoot with it? That’s the thinking behind the Bobtail. Looking sort of like a one-wheeled skateboard, the device attaches to the rear axle of an existing Bob brand stroller, turning it into a scooter… Continue Reading Stroller attachment lets you roll…
io9
J.K Rowling Has a Lot of Thoughts About the Future of Fantastic Beasts
It’s been a busy month for Warner Bros.’ revitalization of the Potterverse movies. The first Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie comes out next week, and with it the news that there will be five movies, a young Albus Dumbledore, and Johnny Depp. J.K. Rowling, who is writing the scripts for…
Slashdot
Facebook Bug Tells Users They Are Dead
On Friday afternoon, many Facebook users logged into their accounts to see that the social media site declared them to be dead. Fortune’s Jeff John Roberts reports that the bug has impacted their editor Rachel King: The lethal online epidemic is causing Facebook to display a small memorial message above…
Digital Trends
As far as Kickstarter projects go, this amazing virtual drum kit is tough to beat
Want to get your Keith Moon or John Bonham on, but don’t have space for a real drum kit? No problem: Virtual drum kit Freedrum is your hookup. Freedrum is a smart sensor that attaches to your regular drumsticks, and  then pairs with your smartphone to give you the chance to practice your drumming wherever…
BBC News – World
The Bataclan attacks remembered
Magnum photographer Patrick Zachmann is commemorating the Paris attacks
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The Author Behind ‘Arrival’, the Sci-Fi Movie of the Year
This weekend’s—and arguably year’s—must-see movie is Arrival, a new sci-fi drama starring Amy Adams that has been nearly universally adored by critics. The movie follows a linguist called upon by the army to help communicate with the first known alien visitors to Earth, who have suddenly appeared hovering…
Archinect – News
2016 Structural Awards winners announced
The Institution of Structural Engineers celebrated the winners of their 2016 Structural Awards today during a ceremony at The Brewery in London…From this year’s shortlist, eleven category winners were announced. The Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre in Surrey, Canada — engineered by Fast + Epp — was…
Lifehacker
TIME Slippers are the Next Evolution of Sneakers
TIME SlippersThese aren’t even the first wool-lined sneakers we’ve written about. We live in exciting times.Read more…
Mashable
iPhone 8 rumored to have larger, curved screens that extend to the edges
If there’s one thing Samsung got right with the Galaxy Note7 (before they started exploding) it was squeezing a larger display into a compact design using screens with curved edges. And now rumors suggest Apple might borrow a page from Samsung’s playbook. SEE ALSO: iPhone 8 might come with wireless…
VentureBeat
8 technologies in Westworld and when we’ll see them
GUEST: It seems like every television season plays host to a single show that takes over our cultural consciousness by coating modern fears in fantastical drama. Game of Thrones taps into the cutthroat nature of modern politics, while The Walking Dead plays into our ever-present fear of a worldwide…
VentureBeat
Twitter impresses advertisers with BuzzFeed U.S. election livestream
(Reuters) — Twitter said it was able to deliver more viewers than promised to advertisers on a U.S. election night livestream, good news for the microblogging site as it tries to ward off growing competition for ad dollars from Snapchat and Instagram. Twitter partnered with BuzzFeed to host an election…
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Your search history could be an early detector for lung cancer
“You may have lung cancer. Please consult a physician.” That’d very likely be the worst alert you could ever see on your phone, right? In the future, though, it could be a reality. By looking at anonymous search history and cross-referencing it with…
BBC News – World
What Trump didn’t say about Africa
Did President-elect Donald Trump really call Africans “lazy fools”? The BBC’s Dickens Olewe looks at six comments he allegedly made about Africa which are doing the rounds on the internet.
BBC News – World
Trump’s rude awakening for Germany
Germans are stunned by Donald Trump’s presidential success and worry about populism closer to home.
Next Big Future
Robotic Huey Helicopters are on the way
the goal of the futuristic Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) program created by Virginia-based Aurora Flight Sciences is to create robotic Huey helicopters.The program integrates another Aurora-created system, the tactical autonomous aerial logistics systems, or TALOS, in order to send up…
FiveThirtyEight
Voter Turnout Fell, Especially In States That Clinton Won
Early voting surged. Election Day voting plummeted. The net result: A smaller share of eligible voters cast ballots in 2016 than in either of the previous two presidential elections.The raw number of votes rose: About 1.4 million more Americans voted in this year’s election than in 2012, a total which…
The Verge – All Posts
GameStop’s Black Friday deals include discounts on PS4 and Xbox One bundles
GameStop’s Black Friday ad just leaked courtesy of BFAds.net, and it has some of the better console discounts around. While other stores like Target, Best Buy, and Amazon offer similar price cuts for specific console bundles, GameStop is offering up $50 off standalone units and console bundles for both…
ArchDaily
Power Lane House / CHORDstudio
© David Yeow Architects: CHORDstudio Location: Sydney NSW, Australia Architect In Charge: Amy Clark Area: 255.0 sqm Project Year: 2016 Photographs: David Yeow …
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Icicle Swizzle Sticks
This holiday season, serve up frosty cocktails to your guests with these extra festive glass icicle swizzle sticks.Click Here For Complete Details
BBC News – World
Week in pictures: 5 – 11 November 2016
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Mashable
Muslims respond to violence in Trump’s America with kindness
On Wednesday, just hours after Donald Trump raced to victory in the presidential election, a Muslim woman at San Jose State University in California reportedly had her hijab ripped off her head. The attack was so violent it choked her and caused her to fall over. The same day, a Muslim student wearing…
Digital Trends
Weekly Rewind: Samsung’s foldable phone, election fatigue, and more
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to k
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