Indistinguishable from Magic 11/13

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Can electric sports cars be sporty without any engine noise?
Electric cars are the future. Thanks to emissions restrictions and fuel efficiency requirements, plus the ease of using renewable energy to power an electric car means nearly every manufacturer will need to embrace it sooner or later. One of those manufacturers is Porsche, which is working on the Mission…
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The Making of the Most Potent Weed Oil on the Market
About five miles from Denver’s dispensary district, otherwise known as the Green Mile, sits a small, unassuming building on the western bank of the Platte River. If it weren’t for the barred windows and keypad door locks, it would be difficult to tell that anything remarkable was happening on the other…
DudeIWantThat.com
Silent Pocket Privacy Protection Cases
There’s alone time from your girlfriend. Peace and quite from your house full of kids. Solitude from the chaos and cacophony of daily life. But with all the unseeable signals encircling, identifying, tracking, and scanning you no matter where you go, there’s not much true privacy anymore. Silent Pocket…
Techbargains.com
Schwinn Thrasher Adult Helmet w/ Rear Tail Light $13.72
Schwinn Thrasher Adult Helmet w/ Rear Tail Light $13.72
Mashable
Students escort girl to class after she reports racial harassment on campus
Nearly 300 students showed up to escort Baylor University student Natasha Nkhama to class on Wednesday after she reported being pushed and called the N-word while walking around campus. In a video posted to Twitter by Nkhama’s friend Jaileene Maite, Nkhama described the attack. SEE ALSO: Black students…
Digital Trends
Google is using artificial intelligence to help you find your way around the Play Store
The Google Play Store can be a confusing place. And if your technological sense of direction isn’t quite as strong as you’d like it to be, it’s easy to get a bit, well, lost. But now, Google is here to help. In a blog post published last week, the internet giant announced that it had begun employing…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
IS group claims deadly bombing at remote Pakistan shrine
At least 52 people died and more than 100 others were injured Saturday in a bomb blast at a remote Sufi shrine in Pakistan, officials said, with the Islamic State group claiming the attack.
Techbargains.com
Augason Farms 30-Day All-in-One Emergency Food Storage Pail $79.98
Augason Farms 30-Day All-in-One Emergency Food Storage Pail $79.98
Gizmodo
Here Are Some Barely Comforting, Progressive New Emojis
The emoji-powers-that-be at Unicode seem to have their finger on the pulse of the world’s zeitgeist with the latest additions. Many symbols of social progress were approved to be added to the official emoji lineup yesterday and many handy signifiers of what-the-hell-just-happened were as well.Read more…
Mashable
Google’s new Pixel phone hacked in 60 seconds
Uninspiring design aside, Google’s new Pixel and Pixel XL are fantastic smartphones that really give the iPhone a run for its money, especially when it comes to taking photos and videos. Earlier this month, Adrian Ludwig, the director of Android security at Google, told Motherboard at a security conference…
Slashdot
Uranium-Filled ‘Lost Nuke’ Missing Since 1950 May Have Been Found
Although the U.S. government “does not believe the bomb contains active nuclear material,” schwit1 shares this report from the BBC: A commercial diver may have discovered a lost decommissioned U.S. nuclear bomb off the coast of Canada. Sean Smyrichinsky was diving for sea cucumbers near British Columbia…
VentureBeat
Line abandons U.S. (for now), says AI and chatbots are the secret to winning 4 Asian markets
EXCLUSIVE: Often focusing on what you know best makes the most sense. In a nutshell, that’s the current business strategy of Line, the popular Japanese messaging platform. In an interview with VentureBeat’s editor in chief Blaise Zerega, Line CEO Takeshi Idezawa explained his decision to focus on four…
VentureBeat
MSI’s VR One Backpack PC now on preorder for $2,000, ships November 30
MSI wants to make virtual reality mobile by taking its new PC and strapping it to your back. And now you can preorder that rig. The VR One is now on Newegg. The lower-end model, which features a GeForce GTX 1060 GPU, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, and an Intel i7 processor, costs $2,000 and ships November 30….
VentureBeat
How to launch your startup
GUEST: Everyone in Silicon Valley has their own theory about how to launch a startup. There’s the “Soft Launch,” the “Rolling Launch,” the “Steady Drumbeat Launch.” You get the idea. Then there’s the founder who brags that he didn’t spend a dime on marketing and sold his company for a gazillion dollars…
VentureBeat
Logitech’s G810 Orion keyboard makes a strong case for its Romer-G mechanical switches
REVIEW: Mechanical-keyboard enthusiasts are intense about their love of loud, clicky keys — and most know exactly the kind of mechanical switch that they like (Cherry MX Blue for me). But Logitech believes this space has room to grow, along with introducing different kinds of switches from companies…
Digital Trends
Small-scale electric Aston Martin DB10 perfect for the toddler spy on your Christmas list
It was a year ago this week that Spectre was released, with Q providing James Bond with his latest vehicle, the Aston Martin DB10, of which only 10 were ever made. Well, to be accurate, Bond stole it and then proceeded to park it at the bottom of the Tiber. Just once it would be nice to bring one back…
Digital Trends
Boom’s supersonic jets might just get you around the world in no time
Looking to escape the country, and fast? Boom and its supersonic jets may be able to oblige. It’s been years since the Concorde jet zipped passengers around the world in practically no time at all, but now, it has a successor. Boom has some admittedly large shoes to fill, but nonetheless, some pretty…
Next Big Future
Barrons thinks the Trump Presidency will make America Spend Again
Barrons is the leading weekly financial newspapers. They have a video and articles covering what the financial people are thinking will happen with a Trump presidencyInitially markets were negative to the Trump win with index futures down their maximum overnight 5% limit. Then recovering to up 2% by…
Mashable
Airbnb ad touts new anti-discrimination pledge
Airbnb wants to remind everyone that it takes discrimination very seriously. The home rental service is launching a flashy new ad campaign to show off its anti-prejudice efforts after a series of reports alleging racism among its hosts caused the company a public relations headache. The 75-second ad…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
People are setting fire to their sneakers after New Balance makes pro-Trump statments
Amidst all the backlash over the recent election, some people are setting fire to their footwear to vent their frustration. New Balance VP Matt LeBretton said that Trump will move things in the right direction, prompting furious customers to turn their sneakers into bonfires. READ MORE >
The Verge – All Posts
Dungeons & Dragons has been inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame
Each year, The Strong National Museum of Play inducts a new group of toys to the National Toy Hall of Fame. This year, the museum inducted three new toys: Dungeons & Dragons, Fisher-Price’s Little People figures, and the classic swing. The recognition for fantasy roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons…
Man of Many
The Beoplay A2 Active is a Stylish Speaker Built for the Summer
The Beoplay A2 Active adds much needed outdoors functionality to one of B&O PLAY’s best-selling Bluetooth speakers as it’s now dust and splash-resistant so you can take it to the beach this summer. Two stylish straps fitted to the side are inspired by the extremely durable watch straps that British…
Dezeen
This week, we launched Dezeen Hot List and the design community reacted to Donald Trump’s victory
This week on Dezeen we published the first-ever Dezeen Hot List, revealing the top 400 names in architecture and design, while Donald Trump won the US presidential election, prompting reactions across the industry. Read more
Dezeen
IKEA revealed by Dezeen Hot List as most influential design brand
IKEA is the brand that architects and designers are most interested in, not Apple or Nike, finds our inaugural Dezeen Hot List. Read more
TechCrunch
I refuse to review Snapchat Spectacles — but I’m glad to have my hands back
 And I honestly don’t think these things should be reviewed at all — especially as a gadget. More of a hybrid marketing/consumer research experiment than an actual product launch, Snap, nee Snapchat, Spectacles are one of the coolest, most fun bits of hardware I’ve used lately and I just scored an NES…
Fast Company
Does Your Company’s Purpose Resonate With Everyone, Or Just Senior Leaders?
If your own employees write off your shiny new mission statement as just another marketing trick, so will your customers. If your own employees write off your shiny new mission statement as just another marketing trick, so will your customers.Discovering your company’s “purpose”…
Lifehacker
Make Your Own Adjustable Kettlebell Substitute for $10
Kettlebells are a fantastic way to build wicked power and strength, but as you need heavier and heavier kettlebells, each one sets you back between $80 to $150 (sometimes plus shipping). A good alternative is this DIY “kettlebell” that lets you put as much or as little weight as you want and costs a…
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Meet Aila, the German Robot Controlled From Russia With an Exoskeleton
Meet AILA, a robot designed by the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence or DFKI. DFKI is kind of like a European DARPA more focused on building robots for exploration and human assistance instead of military applications.AILA is one of their older robots. The team first revealed it in 2010,…
io9
Swing Finally Gets the Respect It Deserves
After centuries of being taken for granted, the swing has finally gotten its due. The ubiquitous playground fixture joined this year’s list of inductees into the Toy Hall of Fame.Read more…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
‘Be patient with us’: the heartfelt cry of survivors of the November 13 Paris attacks
The association Life for Paris, which is made up of 700 victims of the November 13 attacks, has organised a day of commemoration for the one-year anniversary this Sunday. France 24 met volunteers and survivors ahead of the big event.
Digital Trends
Smooth operator: What can you do with a blender vs. a food processor?
What kitchen appliance features sharp blades that spin at incredible speeds? A blender or a food processor? Well, both, actually. While blenders and food processors have many similarities, these appliances serve some very different purposes. A blender is typically better for liquids and is used to create…
Digital Trends
Apple scores Twitter customer support award
In the days before social media, if you wanted to get a hold of customer service, it meant wading deep into the treacherous waters of phone trees and hearing “Oh, this is the wrong department for that, let me transfer you.” The daunting experience of having to wait to speak to a rep and entering half…
The Awesomer
NikeLab Gyakusou Aeroloft Zip Off Jacket
Price: $250  | BuyThe goose down insulated Aeroloft Zip Off jacket was made for cold weather running. But it’ll also keep you comfortable when you start heating up, thanks to its easily removable sleeves and quick-drying panels. Part of the new Gyakusou running collection. More…
ReadWrite
Wearable innovation is coming to first responder technology
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate  has announced the selection of 10 start-up companies to be part of EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology, an accelerator program designed to bring start-ups, accelerators, and other strategic partners together in a common research and…
BBC News – World
Pakistan Shah Noorani shrine bomb kills 52
A bomb blast at a remote Sufi Muslim shrine in the Pakistani region of Balochistan kills 52 people.
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New Tool Allows Astronomers to Directly Observe Exoplanets
In the two decades since the discovery of the first exoplanet in 1995, another 3500 exoplanets have been found ranging in size from double Earth’s moon to almost twice the size of Jupiter. While this “exoplanet bonanza” is undoubtedly exciting, astronomers know remarkably little about the exoplanets…
Fast Company
Not Quite #DrainTheSwamp: A Running List Of Lobbyists On Trump’s Transition Team
Throughout the campaign, Donald Trump condemned special interests and lobbyists, promising to end “the politics of profit.” Throughout the campaign, Donald Trump condemned special interests and lobbyists, promising to end “the politics of profit.”This list will be updatedRead Full…
Digital Trends
Facebook sets wireless world record, transmits data at 20 Gbps over 13.2 kilometers
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been talking about connecting the whole world for years, but he hasn’t just been talking. Facebook’s Connectivity Lab is working on high-capacity, low-cost, energy-efficient wireless connectivity with the millimeter-wave (MMW) radio frequency spectrum. The group recently…
BBC News – World
Trump election: Protesters march in Manhattan
About 2,000 people march through Manhattan in protest at the election of Donald Trump.
Lifehacker
Get Your Pumpkin Fix With This Pie in a Mug
Pumpkin pie may be firmly associated with Thanksgiving, but it seems unfair to relegate its consumption to one measly day. To get a quick fix o’ pie before the big day, just grab some puree and your favorite mug. …
Slashdot
‘Flash Crash’ Trader Pleads Guilty, Facing Up To 30 Years In Prison
Slashdot reader whoever57 writes; Navinder Sarao, the British trader who was accused of causing the “flash crash” in 2010 and was extradited to the U.S. this week has pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of spoofing. No details of the plea deal have been released, but it’s believed…
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Six green designs powered by algae
By Cat DiStasio It’s easy to underestimate the awesome superpowers of the tiny plants we all know as algae. The photosynthetic organisms are minuscule powerhouses capable of generating light and energy while scrubbing greenhouse gas emissions from t…
Scientific American Content: Global
Donald Trump and the Problem of Evil
Can a psychedelic theology explain Trump’s ascendance? — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
TechCrunch
Here’s where seed investors are scaling up
 Seed investors are, by definition, the first ones to back startups and technologies that go on to become world-changing forces. So when they collectively raise their bets about something — whether it’s social media in the early 2000s or autonomous vehicles in the last few years — it’s a reasonable indication…
Ars Technica
National Geographic’s Mars imagines the planet’s first colonists
Enlarge / The cast of the program is introduced. (credit: John Timmer) To promote its upcoming new miniseries Mars, the National Geographic Channel convinced its associated magazine to print a Mars-focused issue, and it set up a VR-Mars outpost in the middle of New York City. For the channel, the…
Digital Trends
Lenovo Yoga 910 vs HP Spectre X360: So alike, and yet just different enough
The Windows 10 notebook ecosystem has generated some excellent machines as a result of Intel’s Ultrabook and Microsoft’s Surface initiatives. Whether it’s traditional clamshell notebooks or 2-in-1 convertibles, there are numerous choices when it comes to thin and light machines with excellent performance…
Techbargains.com
EXPIRING Hisense 43CU6100 43in 4K UHD Smart HDR HDTV $228.88
EXPIRING Hisense 43CU6100 43in 4K UHD Smart HDR HDTV $228.88
BBC News – World
Trump election: Clinton blames defeat on FBI director
Hillary Clinton blames her shock election defeat on interventions by FBI director James Comey.
Man of Many
Climb Up Walls Like Spiderman – Ventooz Wall Crawler
Inspired by the VertiGo, a robot that can climb walls by Disney, mechanical engineer Charles Bombardier and industrial designer Juan Garcia Mansilla teamed up and had the desire to take this concept further by creating an advanced version of the drone that is capable of carrying a person. Two powerful…
DudeIWantThat.com
Wahl Pro Lithium Cordless Hair Clipper
Treat yo’self to a professional buzz, or at least F up your hair using the exact same clippers the pros do with Wahl’s Sterling Li Pro Cordless Clipper. Intended for professional use only, but available to anyone with clicky fingers and an Amazon account. At least one thing the Sterling Li Pro has…
Lifehacker
The Diets That Actually Have a Scientific Backing
There is a ton of confusing, often contradictory information about what diets work and which ones are healthy. This video breaks down many of the misconceptions about various types of diets.The video, from ASAP Science, explains how different categories of diets work. For example, calorie restriction…
Mashable
Someone sent Hillary Clinton 1,000 roses after the election
As much of the country has been in mourning this week, people are concerned about the woman herself who lost the presidential election.  The activist group Ultraviolet sent Hillary Clinton 1,000 red roses to help her through the painful week, Clinton’s digital director posted on Twitter.  I meanpic.twitter.com/FRsyuTdoLx…
Ars Technica
New attack reportedly lets 1 modest laptop knock big servers offline
(credit: Bonnie Natko) Researchers said they have discovered a simple way lone attackers with limited resources can knock large servers offline when they’re protected by certain firewalls made by Cisco Systems and other manufacturers. The denial-of-service technique requires volumes of as little…
Slashdot
‘Here Be Dragons’: The Seven Most Vexing Problems In Programming
InfoWorld has identified “seven of the gnarliest corners of the programming world,” which Slashdot reader snydeq describes as “worthy of large markers reading, ‘Here be dragons.'” Some examples: Multithreading. “It sounded like a good idea,” according to the article, but it just leads to a myriad…
VentureBeat
Israel’s blockchain startups look to disrupt more than banking
GUEST: A Deloitte report released earlier this year describes 38 Israeli startups currently developing blockchain applications ranging across the entire spectrum of services: security, hardware, new currency, payments, P2P, online commerce, and social platforms. These early-stage blockchain startups…
VentureBeat
The REAL reason your startup shouldn’t have an office
GUEST: Offices are dead — at least in the way we use them today. Why? Because they limit your resources. Let me explain. Offices are about proximity. You pull all your employees together into one building where they can interact and share resources. Of course, we don’t need physical proximity anymore…
New Scientist – Online news
‘I’m more confident’: Paralysed woman’s life after brain implant
HB, who has ALS, is the first person to use a brain implant at home. Using electrodes placed under her skull, she is able to play games and communicate
Next Big Future
Reviewing the 31 page Trump Economic Plan by two Senior Academic Policy Advisors
Nextbigfuture is reviewing what are the detailed policies of those who will be shaping the future US and world economy.Peter Navarro is a business professor at the University of California-Irvine; he holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. Wilbur Ross is an international private equity investor….
Coolest Gadgets
L8STAR introduces StarVox walkie-talkie smartwatch
Getting lost in the jungle is no fun at all, and any survival specialist would tell you that you would obviously need to have some sort of survival kit with you before you head out, and a walkie talkie would also come in handy. However, not all walkie talkie sets are created equal, which is why you might…
CNET News.com
Now you can see NFL highlights in virtual reality – CNET
NextVR will be showing highlights of three NFL games this season. Is the Super Bowl next?
Digital Trends
Meet the researchers using 3D models to catalog species without killing them
Strange things crawl out of the Irshick Lab. A few years ago, biologist Duncan Irshick helped create Geckskin, a super-adhesive that mimics the mechanics of gecko feet. In January, he developed the Beastcam, a portable camera array that can snap high-resolution, full-color 3D images of living organisms….
CONTEMPORIST
Stair Design Idea – 9 Examples Of Built-In Handrails
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REALITYPOD
10 Countries That Experience Gorgeous Snowfall During The Winter Season
Countries that experience snowfall during the winter season are the countries that fall beyond the line of latitude 40 degrees South and 40 degrees North. While some of them might not benefit from snowfall otherwise from the fact that it is fun for kids to play in, there are other that tend to get an…
ArchDaily
Call for Proposals: Folly/Function Design Build Competition 2017
Courtesy of Unknown Socrates Sculpture Park and The Architectural League invite designers and architects to help shape the physical setting in which the park fulfills its mission as a venue for art, creative expression, public programming, and education.Socrates Sculpture Park, located in…
Mashable
‘Jurassic Park’ reimagined as a classic arcade game
When it first came out, Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park was at the cutting edge of CGI. Now it looks a little dated, sure—but how would it look as an old-school adventure game in 8-bit animation? Our CineFix series, 8-bit Cinema, “gamifies” your favorite movies and TV shows into ’80s arcade- and NES-inspired…
Fast Company
Why Your Key Belief About Market Research Is Wrong
Over a camel burger, one entrepreneur learned the true value of outlier responses. Over a camel burger, one entrepreneur learned the true value of outlier responses.Many years ago, I was working at a software startup geared to helping salespeople set the best prices to charge customers….
Lifehacker
Collect and Display All Kinds of Weather Data With This Simple Raspberry Pi Powered Weather Station
Using a Raspberry Pi to power a weather station is one of the most popular projects out there, but Make tossed in a few extra details, including a handy display that shows how the weather’s changed.Read more…
io9
Open Channel: Let’s Talk About Arrival’s Biggest Theme
Like many of us who are suffering from Post Election Stress Disorder, I went to the movies this week and saw Arrival, the new sci-fi Oscar contender starring Amy Adams. If you haven’t seen it, stop reading right now and go check it out.Read more…
Gizmodo
Trump Looking to Drop Paris Climate Accords ASAP
Donald Trump is a professional liar. Now that he is the President-elect with actual President-ing to do, he’s angling to make the United States a liar on the international stage.Read more…
Digital Trends
Filing indicates Yahoo knew of massive email hack in 2014
Whether you have a Yahoo email account or not, chances are you’ve heard of the huge hack attack that compromised some 500 million user accounts. Now there’s a new wrinkle to the story. According to Re/Code, “Yahoo said in a regulatory filing that it had knowledge for two years that a ‘state-sponsored…
Motherboard RSS Feed
Signal Downloads Spiked After Election Results
If you use the popular encrypted messaging app Signal, you may have noticed an influx of friends downloading the app following the conclusion of the 2016 US presidential election.Signal received some significant buzz on November 9th, as the world awoke to find out Donald Trump was president-elect. In…
Slashdot
OWASP ModSecurity Core Rule Set Version 3.0 Released
Need a new set of generic attack detection rules for your web application firewall? Try the new OWASP ModSecurity Core Rule Set version 3.0.0! Long-time Slashdot reader dune73 writes: The OWASP CRS is a widely-used Open Source set of generic rules designed to protect users against threats like the OWASP…
BBC News – World
Vote for BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016
Pick your winner from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew, Riyad Mahrez, Sadio Mane and Yaya Toure.
Mashable
Paris concert venue attacked by terrorists reopens, one year later
The Paris concert hall that was the site of last November’s horrific terrorist attacks reopened on Saturday.  The Bataclan, where terrorists killed dozens during an Eagles of Death Metal show in 2015, hosted Sting as its reopening act. In re-opening the Bataclan, we have two important tasks to…
Digital Trends
Turn your computer into a touchscreen with AirBar
We’ve all been there — tapping the laptop screen with a finger after forgetting that it’s not a tablet and doesn’t have touchscreen capabilities. But now, you won’t be made a fool of when you tap your computer screen … if you have an AirBar, that is. This new accessory turns your PC into a touchscreen…
Digital Trends
People are flocking to encrypt their emails following Trump’s election
As the population comes to terms with the new American President, a number of U.S. citizens are making preparations for Donald Trump’s administration. And in a case of tragic irony, some of these preparations are taking the form of email encryptions. Since Trump’s election, encrypted email service ProtonMail,…
Digital Trends
Starting at ground P Zero: Pirelli’s new tires are bred to make good cars great
Chances are, you’ve heard someone say that a vehicle is only as good as its tires. Heck, our Cars team says it all the time (in articles, on Slack chat, to ourselves before bed every night, etc.). While the well-worn statement is most certainly true, it’s also nebulous. Good at what, exactly? Tires…
BBC News – World
US election: anti-Trump protests continue in New York
Thousands of demonstrators in New York take part in another day of protests against US President-elect Donald Trump.
BBC News – World
US election: Farage is ‘just a tourist’ on Trump visit
The UKIP interim leader Nigel Farage says he and his companions are “just tourists” as they visit Trump Tower.
Next Big Future
Zubrin improves the Spacex Mars plan and points out reusable Falcon heavy can be a globespanning rocketplane with Boeing 737 capacity
Robert Zubrin, Longtime Mars Colonization advocate, gives a Critique of the SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System.Zubrin was struck by many good and powerful ideas in the Musk plan. However, Musk’s plan assembled some of those good ideas in an extremely suboptimal way, making the proposed system impractical….
Mashable
7 can’t-miss apps: Lip Sync Battle, ‘Mikey Jumps,’ Travello and more
With the world still reeling from Tuesday’s election, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps.  Each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite new and updated apps. This week’s list includes an update to Viber that allows businesses to better connect with their customers, and some fun…
Lifehacker
Make Better Pumpkin Pie With Twice-Puréed Canned Pumpkin
If you want your homemade pumpkin pie to really shine this year, skip the whole roasted pumpkin and pre-mixed pie filling. Canned pumpkin purée will give you the perfect texture.As Meghan Splawn at The Kitchn explains, roasting your own pumpkin to be used as pumpkin pie filling is complicated and inconsistent….
Reason.com Full Feed
Incumbent Libertarian Nevada Assemblyman John Moore Crushed; Only 7 Percent of Vote
One of the more on-the-surface disquieting state-level results for the Libertarian Party, in a year where their presidential ticket broke vote total and percentage records by leaps and bounds, was the unprecedentedly crushing defeat of the only actual state-level Libertarian incumbent up for re-election,…
Slashdot
Ethernet Consortia Wants To Unlock a More Time-Sensitive Network
Does Ethernet need new features like “stream reservation” and time synchronization to make sure time-sensitive data isn’t delayed on the network? coondoggie quotes Network World: The demand from Internet of Things, automotive networking and video applications are driving changes to Ethernet technology…
TechCrunch
Pro-Trump CEO gets booted from Y Combinator
 Andrew Torba, founder of conservative social network Gab.ai, has been removed from Y Combinator’s alumni network. Read More
Digital Trends
No more little pricks — diabetes breathalyzer detects acetone for painless diagnosis
If you’re diabetic, or if your doctor thinks you might be, that inevitably means you’re in for a series of irritating and painful finger pricks to draw blood and test your levels. Researchers at Oxford University are developing a diagnostic breathalyzer that obviates the need for a blood test, as reported…
TechCrunch
Data Ethics — The New Competitive Advantage
 We are living in an era defined and shaped by data. Data makes the world go round. It is politics, it is culture, it is everyday life and it is business. Our data-flooded era is one of technological progress, with tides rising at a never seen before pace. Roles, rights and responsibilities are reorganized…
Lifehacker
This Week’s Top Downloads
Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.This Mortgage Calculator Shows You How Much You’ll Pay Over TimeWeb/iOS/Android: Most mortgage calculators will tell you how much your monthly payment will be or even how…
Digital Trends
Digital noise suppression, other tech lets carmakers tweak interior auto sounds
How would you like your crossover SUV to sound like a Grumman F-14 Tomcat fighter jet when you accelerate, but otherwise remain so quiet you can hear your belt stretch when you breathe? You can’t have that control right now as an owner, but automakers could if they wanted to, or could get something close…
Digital Trends
‘The Simpsons’ renewed for 29th and 30th seasons to become the longest-running scripted TV show
Homer and family will make a return to living room television screens across the country for the foreseeable future, as Fox has renewed The Simpsons for its 29th and 30th seasons, making it the longest-running scripted TV show in American television history. The series averages 7.2 million viewers per…
BBC News – World
How much do millennials know about WW1?
We asked millennials across Europe how much they know about World War One.
BBC News – World
Sting tribute for Bataclan victims
Pop star Sting played a concert to mark the reopening of Paris’ Bataclan venue, a year after the terrorist attack there.
Slashdot
German Police Mock ‘Not Very Clever’ ATM Robbers
An anonymous reader quotes Bleeping Computer: German police mocked a group of bungling crooks that tried to rob an ATM, but instead of malware they chose explosives, which they unwittingly placed near a device that issued bank statements, and not the actual money-dispensing ATM… The crooks placed…
VentureBeat
Our next major war could be a cybersecurity war
GUEST: Earlier this year, a disturbing piece of news on the other side of the world became a prime example of the growing menace of serious cyber attacks. South Korea’s spy agency informed government lawmakers that the number of North Korean cyber attacks had doubled in only one month. That was February…
VentureBeat
Before you sign up for a self-driving car, pay attention to hacker Charlie Miller
It seems that all of Silicon Valley is designing artificial intelligence for driverless cars. But before we hand over our driving to computers, Charlie Miller, a well-known computer security researcher, would like car companies to pay attention to security. Miller, who is a security engineer at Uber’s…
BBC News – World
Photographing Cuba without cliches
Photographer Susan S. Bank wants to portray Cuba’s people not as romantic figures but in the harsh realities they inhabit.
TechCrunch
We are on the verge of a consumer M&A avalanche
 If you believe in the mantra “innovate or die,” you might conclude that the largest consumer and retail brands are terminally ill. Giants like Kraft and Clorox all seem to be too slow and enslaved to shareholders to innovate. At the same time, they may be too large to perish… at least for now. Read…
Man of Many
Veil Safe – KILLSPENCER iPhone 7/7+ Leather and Wood Veils
The Spencer in KILLSPENCER is Spencer Nikosey, who began handcrafting sustainable products out of his LA workshop in 2009. In the time since, Spencer’s pastime has grown into a full-blown brand with a team of artisans handcrafting awesome accessories and goods and then selling them worldwide. Each product…
Latest news
Office Depot/OfficeMax Black Friday ad features $119 Windows 2-in-1 tablet, $169 HP laptop
Like its rival Staples, this office superstore has plenty of PC deals — but no iPad sales.
Digital Trends
Missing out on ‘Westworld?’ Watch online with these streaming services and devices
At this point, it’s probably safe to assume that if you’re not yet watching Westworld, you’re feeling as left out of the bigger picture as the androids roaming within its walls. The sci-fi-western hybrid drew more viewers during its October debut than any HBO premiere not called True Detective, and ratings…
Digital Trends
Five shows to stream this week: ‘Green Room,’ Red Oaks,’ and more
Online streaming is bigger than ever, and with so many streaming services adding new shows and movies every week, it can be nearly impossible to sort through the good and the bad. If you need something to watch and don’t want to wade through the digital muck that washes up on the internet’s shores, follow…
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Encoded Voice Wave Rings
Stay close to your sweetheart even when you’re not near by giving her one of these unique encoded voice wave rings. The rings are available in finishes ranging from silver to platinum and each display the sound wave of a recorded 3 second clip. Check it out $1,240.00
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Galaxy Soap Bars
Give your bathroom some cosmic allure by replacing your dull bars with these galaxy soap bars. These handmade glycerin soap bars display a colorful image of our vast cosmos all over their surface and feature an oval shape that’s comfortable to hold. Check it out $8.99
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Natural Teeth Whitening Sticks
Get a brighter smile without incorporating foreign chemicals into your body by using these natural teeth whitening sticks. You simply trim 1/2″ off the bark and chew it until it forms bristles that you can clean your teeth with, without requiring any toothpaste or water. Check it out $14.99
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Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookie
Drive your taste buds wild with the sweet and salty taste of these pretzel chocolate chip cookies. These one of a kind baked goods combine two snacking favorites into one tasty snack that you can easily eat while on the go. Check it out $13.00
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Air-Free Never Flat Bicycle Tires
Turn flat tires into a thing of the past by outfitting your bike with these air-free never flat bicycle tires. Unlike traditional tires, they are made from a special unique polymer blend and outfitted with holes along the sides that provide a comfortable and stable ride. Check it out $76.00
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Bug Zapping Lightbulb
Transform any light fixture in your home into a deadly insect trap with the bug zapping light bulb. This eco-friendly chemical-free bulb is guaranteed to last for thirteen years and emits no fumes or sounds while it’s turned on. Check it out $19.91
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Drone Landing Raft System
Give your drone the ability to land on the water by outfitting it with this landing raft system. It takes just one minute to install or remove, and is crafted from ultra-lightweight high impact polymers that are durable and weigh less than 300 grams. Check it out $139.00
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High-Resolution Pop-Up Display
Easily set up an impromptu work station while you’re on the go using this high-resolution pop-up display. It features an ingenious design that takes it from a compact package to a high resolution 24″ inch monitor in just seconds. Check it out $349.00
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Bad Bitch Candles
Give your bedroom an air of greatness by sparking up one of these bad bitch candles. This handmade 100% soy wax candle comes in a stylish tin and features a sweet and savory vanilla scent that enriches the air around you. Check it out $8.99
BBC News – World
How media created President Trump
What part did the media, both mainstream and alternative, play in Donald Trump’s election success?
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Stop Sharing News That Trans Teen Suicides Spiked Post-Election—It’s Not Just Wrong, But Dangerous to LGBT Youth
Calls to mental health and suicide hotlines spiked this week after Donald Trump was elected president, according to four major crisis-prevention hotlines, with much of the increase coming in calls from LGBT people. Even worse, the election results allegedly triggered the suicides of at least 10 transgender…
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1 Billion Mobile Apps Exposed To Account Hijacking Through OAuth 2.0 Flaw
Threatpost, the security news service of Kaspersky Lab, is reporting a new exploit which allows hijacking of third-party apps that support single sign-on from Google or Facebook (and support the OAuth 2.0 protocol). msm1267 quotes their article: Three Chinese University of Hong Kong researchers presented…
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‘Silicon Valley’ stars say they were harassed by Trump supporters
Like coming face to face with a living comment section, Silicon Valley stars Kumail Nanjiani and Thomas Middleditch had an ugly encounter with a couple of Trump supporters Friday. The comedians were at a bar in Los Angeles when two 20-something white men approached them, Nanjiani recounted on Twitter…
VentureBeat
The Logitech G Pro Gaming Mouse puts top-notch performance into a classical body
Logitech G Pro Pricing: $70 Availability: Out now Logitech’s never-ceasing battle to win over competitive gamers has brought us to the G Pro gaming mouse, and everyone at all skill levels should benefit from this device. The Logitech G Pro builds a high-quality optical sensor, a texturized scroll…
VentureBeat
What do users really want, bots or apps?
GUEST: “Technology” is a word that to many signifies a better future. First we got the internet, then web applications, then apps, and now bots. Apps are old news now, and bots and AI seem to be the next big thing. The dream of the independent developer building a business in the app store is over….
TechCrunch
Facebook needs accountability to win back advertisers’ trust
 The advertising industry let out a collective groan in September when Facebook admitted a “discrepancy” in its reporting that led it to overstate how much time, on average, viewers were watching video. Because the error was huge — numbers were inflated as much as 60-80 percent for two years — and in…
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Space mining gets a boost through Luxembourg’s new law
American asteroid mining companies are allowed to keep their hauls, but what about European outfits? They should be set from now on. Luxembourg (which already has its own space mining tech) has adopted a draft law that gives private operations the right to keep what they take from asteroids and other…
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Black hole jets can influence star formation in galaxies by dispersing and heating interstellar gas
A new study conducted by a group of astrophysicists led by Dr K. Dasyra suggests that black hole jets can affect the star formation in galaxies by both dispersing and heating large amounts of gas over large areas. The result is based on observations of the nearby galaxy IC5063, collected with the Atacama…
TechCrunch
Secret is coming back
 Secret, the anonymous sharing app developed by David Byttow and Chrys Bader-Wechseler, looks to be on its way to resurrection. The app was part of a wave of anonymous apps like Whisper and YikYak but shut down April 2015 after facing a lot of criticism over privacy and cyberbullying. Secret allowed…
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‘Fantastic Beasts’ reviews are in: What critics think of J.K. Rowling’s first screenplay
LOS ANGELES — Magic is finicky, isn’t it?  According to all our modern wizarding lore, be it Harry Potter, Doctor Strange or otherwise, you have to nail the incantations, swirl your hands just right and land the flourish perfectly to make the spell work. Does Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them…
BBC News – World
Bataclan terror attack: Survivor returns to concert hall
A survivor of last year’s Bataclan terror attack in Paris, Stephane Toutlouyan, explains why he returned to the scene.
Capitalism Magazine
The French Physiocrats and the Case for Laissez-Faire: Economic Ideas
The best policy for government to follow is “laisser passer, laisser faire” — let goods pass and leave men alone to their own decisions.
Capitalism Magazine
Inflation, Price Controls and Collectivism During the French Revolution: Economic Ideas
When governments find it impossible to continue raising taxes or borrowing funds, they have invariably turned to printing paper money to finance their growing expenditures. The political economy of the French Revolution is a tragic example of this.
VentureBeat
The Google Pixel is a great phone. A tablet version would be the next logical step
OPINION: For the past month, I have been using the Google Pixel as my main phone. And day after day, I continue to love it. It is a wonderful phone. The Pixel XL has a better display and longer battery life, but the smaller version feels more comfortable in my hand, and less of it sticks out of the back…
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Colombia’s government, rebels sign modified peace agreement
Colombia tried a second time to achieve peace, with its government and largest rebel group signing a revised deal to end its brutal conflict following the surprise rejection of an earlier peace accord by voters in a referendum.
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Vudu’s upgraded mobile app brings offline rental viewing
Unlike some big streaming video services, Vudu isn’t sitting on the fence when it comes to offline playback. The Walmart-owned provider has revamped its Android and iOS apps with several big features, most notably an option to download your rentals…
The Gadget Flow
D-park Flip Leather iPhone Case With Card Slot
Get that classic protection for your iPhone with this delicacy D-park Flip Leather iPhone Case. It’s got a simple design made out of cow leather that protects your iPhone in an ideal way. The case is a handmade design that comes with pure manual stitching at the ends for that ethnic look. There is a…
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Timber Catchall Stand for Apple Watch
Stay organized with all of your devices with the Timber Catchall Stand for Apple Watch by Pad & Quill. compatible with both the Series 1 and Series 2 Apple Watch as well as most smartphones on the market, this nifty tray has been perfectly crafted to keep your devices within reach and tidy. Coming…
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BASICS Crossover Backpack & R9 Wallet for Everyone
Introducing the ‘Crossover’ backpack and ‘R9’ wallet from BASICS. A versatile backpack that will keep you moving with grace, every day for any occasion. Together with this, you’ll get the R9 wallet which is an elegant RFID protected leather wallet for the sophisticated 21st-century individual. The CROSSOVER…
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Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt with Century Trim
Home security need not be unattractive. Retain your home décor while keeping your family safe with the Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt with Century Trim. Combining the legendary security of Schlage with the pristine look of the Century collection, this deadbolt lock uses Bluetooth technology to connect…
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First Alert ONELINK Wi-Fi Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarm
Provide the peace of mind your family deserves with the First Alert ONELINK Wi-Fi Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarm. Unlike the human senses, this intelligent device is able to detect traces of both smoke and carbon monoxide and instantly alert you so your family can leave the home safely. Connecting…
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Startonight Harley Davidson Glow-in-the-Dark 3D Mural
The beautiful Startonight 3D wallpaper is specially designed to glow up to 8 hours in the dark. The wallpaper can charge within 30 minutes in the presence of any source of light by using luminous energy. When lights are turned off or when night comes, your new wallpaper will emit a glowing, warm and…
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Special Edition Gold Watch by Grovemade
Get the look that no one else will have with the Special Edition Gold Watch by Grovemade. Combining the classic analog watch style with a modern take, this wristwatch will grab attention for all the right reasons. Rather than a traditional watch face, the Gold Watch features a wooden bezel that covers…
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Eva Solo AquaStar Watering Can
Who says looking after your plants has to look boring? With the Eva Solo AquaStar Watering Can, you can retain your home’s décor even while you sharpen that green thumb. Available in white, lime, and gray, the AquaStar Watering Can has a stunningly modern design with a removable chrome pointed spout…
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Lucis Portable Mood LED Light
Produce the light to best suit your environment with the Lucis Portable Mood LED Light. Totally wireless, this lamp has a robust Plexiglas housing to beautifully diffuse the light source to give you balanced and fulfilling light. The Lucis Light can be easily customized to fit with your mood, setting,…
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Handmade Leather Traveler’s Notebook
Bring out the explorer in you while writing your thoughts on this Handmade Leather Traveler’s Notebook. This journal is inspired from the vintage notebooks of travelers which come in a number of beautiful colors that match with the leather design. The spiral binding adds to the overall design and makes…
Dezeen
Our latest Pinterest board spotlights the Dezeen Hot List top 10
To celebrate the launch of Dezeen Hot List, we’ve created a new Pinterest board dedicated to the 10 hottest forces in architecture and design from the last year. Projects include Zaha Hadid’s museum in the Alps and David Chipperfield’s tranquil water-garden apartments. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›
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Thousands of Americans stage anti-Trump protests
Tens of thousands of people marched in streets across the United States on Saturday, staging the fourth day of protests of Donald Trump’s surprise victory as president.
National Geographic News
These Tiny Animals Have Some Really Weird Shapes
BBC News – World
US to take Australia asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island
The US agrees to resettle migrants held at Australia’s controversial offshore asylum centres.
Slashdot
How Stephen Wolfram Devised Interstellar Travel (And Code Samples) For ‘Arrival’
The new movie “Arrival” depicts first contact with aliens, and its producers faced the question of how interstellar spacecraft would actually work. They turned to futurist Stephen Wolfram, who came up with an answer overnight, and also tasked his son with writing much of the computer code seen on displays…
BBC News – World
Trump election: Nato chief warns against going it alone
Nato’s secretary general says “going it alone” is not an option for Europe – or the US.
Dezeen
Erdem Selek’s Corrugated Ruler “soothes eyes” when not in use
This ridged ruler created by Turkish designer Erdem Selek is made to help “distracting” offices become places of concentration. Read more
VentureBeat
This software lets you use an iPhone as an escape key for the new MacBook Pro
Remember all the jokes people made about the lack of a physical escape key on the new MacBook Pro models with a Touch Bar at the top of the keyboard? My favorite was a picture of a physical escape key that used a wired connection to connect to the MacBook Pro. Well, one developer thought up a different…
New Scientist – Online news
First home brain implant lets ‘locked-in’ woman communicate
After training on whack-a-mole and Pong, a woman paralysed by ALS has become the first person to use a brain implant at home, communicating by thought alone
Mashable
So your state legalized marijuana: 6 things to know
Recreational marijuana won big at the polls on Tuesday, with California, Massachusetts, and Nevada approving those laws and Maine’s measure leaning toward yes, tripling the U.S. population living in pot-friendly states. The laws allow adults to grow, consume, and give away marijuana — but the patchwork…
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Shark Attack Cookie Mug
Shark Attack Cookie Mug – Know someone with a sweet tooth and a love of toothy fish?
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Chewbacca Seat Belt Cover
Chewbacca Seatbelt Cover – IT’S A STRAP!
Digital Trends
Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Airless bike tires, LED toilet lights, and more
At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion crowdfunding campaigns on the web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo, and you’ll find no shortage of weird, useless, and downright stupid projects out there — alongside some real gems. In this column, we cut through all the worthless…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Oil taking on green sheen
The companies that drill black gold are going a little bit green: taking stakes in renewable energies that are growing rapidly, enabling oil firms to diversify revenue and show commitment to fighting climate change.
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As Delhi chokes, farmers defend scorched earth policy
As he surveys his acres of charred farmland outside New Delhi, Ishwar Singh has little sympathy for people choking in India’s capital or any reason to stop the fires that are fuelling pollution.
How-To Geek
What Data Does Android Back Up Automatically?
Much of the data on your Android phone or tablet is backed up by Google (or the individual apps you use) automatically, but what is being saved for you, and what do you need to save for yourself?Click Here to Continue Reading
WIRED
Now, More Than Ever, Designers Must Transform America
Design has always had the ability to effect political change, and designers are pondering how to promote understanding and empathy in post-election America. The post Now, More Than Ever, Designers Must Transform America appeared first on WIRED.
BBC News – World
South Korean prosecutors to question President Park Geun-hye
South Korea prosecutors are set to question President Park over allegations of political corruption.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Moroccan vault protects seeds from climate change and war
Should a doomsday agricultural crisis hit the world’s driest environments, scientists and farmers will turn to an up-and-coming research center and seed bank in Morocco to restock their harvests.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Agriculture victim of and solution to climate change
Diplomatic wrangling this week will make the headlines in the fight against climate change, but experts say a bigger but largely unseen battle is set to unfold on the world’s farms.
The Next Web
The secret ingredients of great projects
Usually you get an A for excellence. You might even get an E for Effort and a T for Nice Try, if you’re being judged by Phife Dawg (RIP) from A Tribe Called Quest. But, it’s generally agreed that F is for Failing. However, F is a very important ingredient when considering what a great project is. Burger…
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HiLine 100-LED Solar Motion-Sensing Wireless Flood Light $29.99
HiLine 100-LED Solar Motion-Sensing Wireless Flood Light $29.99
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One year later: How the November attacks changed France
This week, France is marking the one-year anniversary of the November 13 attacks, the deadliest-ever terror attacks on the country. It’s a time to take stock of how much France has changed. The past 12 months have been marked by patriotism, fear and a bitter national debate about identity and what it…
BBC News – World
Hong Kong: Large pro-China rally against independence
Tens of thousands of pro-China protesters rally in Hong Kong, expressing anger at calls for the territory’s independence.
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How to keep your gadgets pickpocket-proof according to a reformed thief
If you think selfie sticks are annoying because tourists keep waving them about in your face, then that’s the least of your problems. According to reformed criminal Richard Taylor, those very same selfie sticks are one of the top ways thieves get access to all of the valuables you leave lying around…
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Will Trump’s Presidency Bring More Surveillance To The US?
An anonymous reader reports that Donald Trump’s upcoming presidency raises a few concerns for the security industry: “Some of his statements that industry professionals find troubling are his calls for ‘closing parts of the Internet’, his support for mass surveillance, and demands that Apple should…
VentureBeat
Silicon Valley was worried about the wrong bubble
For the last year, the tech industry has been fretting about a bubble. Investors on all sides have been arguing over whether valuations were too high or whether the tech sector as a whole was still undervalued. Yet while Silicon Valley was obsessing over the startup bubble, it collectively failed to…
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New Zealand Has Pizza Delivery Drones: New at Reason
Sooner than you think, stuff you order online will be delivered all but instantly, cars will navigate without a driver, and everything from homes to shopping carts will be plugged in to the internet. The latest entity to nudge humanity along that path is not a tech behemoth or a university research…
Mashable
Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock get real about the U.S. election on ‘SNL’
Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock seem to have this whole “U.S. presidential election upset” pretty well figured out. Rock made a surprise appearance on this week’s Chappelle-hosted Saturday Night Live to participate in a gentle-yet-firm skewering of Super Tuesday. Their target? Liberals that gripped…
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nacho carbonell debuts functional fairy-tale lamps in ‘forest’ exhibition
the pieces are formed with sand, textile hardener and a unique plaster invented by the artist himself. The post nacho carbonell debuts functional fairy-tale lamps in ‘forest’ exhibition appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Digital Trends
The Lumos Aster backpack lights up the night so you don’t get ‘doored’
Imagine riding your bike home from work one winter night. No moon, few streetlights, and cars and pedestrians everywhere. This is the regular experience for thousands of commuters worldwide. The Lumos Aster backpack with built-in lights, is designed to make bike riders safer in dark conditions. The…
The Next Web
Bloxx is a fiendishly difficult physics game with serious replay value
I think the best way to measure the quality of a game is how it compels you to keep playing, even though you’ve got other shit to do. Good games will make you say “just one more level.” When you stop playing, a good game will linger in the back of your mind like an itch that can only be scratched by…
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Why the MacBook Pro reviews are all wrong
If you take a look around the web, you’ll already find plenty of reviews about the new MacBook Pro. To date, only the non-Touch Bar 13-inch model has been made available, with other models arriving sometime next week (if you ordered early). All told, the reviews are less than glowing, with many likening…
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NASA Showcases Virtual Reality for Space Exploration
Microsoft’s HoloLens headsets are already aiding astronauts on the International Space Station, and next-generation VR could prove vital for journeys to Mars — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
WIRED
These Cookbooks Add a Dash of Science to Your Holiday Meals
It’s almost the time of year where it feels like an important cookbook comes out every day. Before that kicks in, let’s look at some year-to-date favorites. The post These Cookbooks Add a Dash of Science to Your Holiday Meals appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
What Sonic Black Holes Say About the Real Deal
Can a fluid analogue of a black hole point physicists toward the theory of quantum gravity, or is it a red herring? The post What Sonic Black Holes Say About the Real Deal appeared first on WIRED.
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
New research sheds light on deformed wing virus, a threat to honey bees
Vienna (UPI) Nov 11, 2016 Bees face a multitude of environmental threats. A group of scientists in Austria think one of them is underappreciated and under-studied. Researchers suggest the presence and rate of infection of deformed wing virus, transmitted to honey bees by parasitic Varroa mites,…
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Mali coup leader readies for trial over massacre
Bamako (AFP) Nov 11, 2016 An army officer who led Mali’s 2012 coup against then president Amadou Toumani Toure will stand trial on November 30 for murder and collusion over the massacre of soldiers who opposed the takeover. The coup headed by Amadou Sanogo toppled what had been heralded as one…
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‘No turning back,’ says head of UN climate talks
Marrakesh, Morocco (AFP) Nov 11, 2016 The world expects the United States to uphold its commitments under the landmark Paris climate treaty, despite Donald Trump’s vow to pull out of it, the incoming head of its UN implementing body told AFP Friday. “The Paris Agreement is here,” Moroccan foreign…
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Chile’s ‘green gold’ under threat: agar-agar algae
Coihuin, Chile (AFP) Nov 11, 2016 Farmers in southern Chile still remember when they could make a living just by picking up seaweed at the beach. Not just any seaweed, but the red algae used to make agar-agar – a jelly-like substance used in a plethora of products from ice cream to dietary supplements…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
The Trump effect: Wary climate diplomats ‘wait and see’
Marrakesh, Morocco (AFP) Nov 11, 2016 The world expects the United States to uphold commitments under the landmark Paris climate treaty despite Donald Trump’s vow to pull out, the incoming head of its UN implementing body told AFP Friday. “The Paris Agreement is here,” Moroccan foreign minister…
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Get a sneak preview of iOS 10.2’s best new features – CNET
The best new features coming to your iPhone and iPad in December with Apple’s latest iOS update.
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
How To Know If You’re Ready To List Your Home
Image: Chris SnookEven the happiest of homeowners sometimes find themselves wishing for a better option. When you spend hours each week maintaining a sprawling lawn or have to trip through a living room littered with the kids’ toys, it’s easy to dream of listing your current property and purchasing a…
Gadget Review
Best Tents for 2016
Best Tents for 2016 Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site We’re bringing together the best tents we’ve reviewed to give you one absolute list for 2016 so that your next could very well be your last. To capture most of the consumer market, the top five tents we’ve included reflect a wide variety…
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Readers Respond to the July 2016 Issue
Letters to the editor from the July 2016 issue of Scientific American — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
HOW TO: Make a delicious vegan brownie mug cake in two minutes or less
Are you looking for a quick and easy way to satisfy your chocolate cravings? We’ve whipped up a recipe for a deliciously gooey and homemade brownie mug cake that’s perfect for hitting that sweet spot. Made with vegan ingredients, these yummy single-serving cakes are so easy to make you’ll only need two…
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It’s dirty and disgusting. So why do we bite our nails?
I’ve been biting my nails even since I can remember. I do it automatically, without even realizing it: I’m focused on writing a story, and before I know it, my finger is in my mouth and I’m greedily chewing a nail or a cuticle. I hate that I bite my nails; it makes me feel ashamed, and I’ve tried quitting…
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Driven to diffraction
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Iraqi army say IS group flushed out from Nimrud, site of ancient city
The Iraqi army said Sunday that troops have driven Islamic State group militants out of the town of Nimrud, south of Mosul, near the site of famed ancient Assyrian ruins that were reportedly destroyed by the extremists.
Digital Trends
Asus Zenbook 3 vs. Acer Swift 7: Two of the thinnest Windows laptops duke it out
It’s been a great year for ultra-portable laptops. With the MacBook Air sliding into obscurity, falling further and further behind the curve, other manufacturers have stepped up to fill that void with their own high-powered, razor-thin, super-premium laptops. Two in particular have been vying for the…
Digital Trends
Five Android Nougat problems and how to deal with them
Android 7.0 Nougat has been available since the end of August, but we’re already on Android 7.1 thanks to Google’s new Pixel smartphones. As usual, both the 7.0 and 7.1 update are only running on a small number of devices. We’re seeing signs of more and more devices gearing up to get the update already,…
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JOOLA Inside Table Tennis Table w/ Net Set $279.99
JOOLA Inside Table Tennis Table w/ Net Set $279.99
ArchDaily
Adaptable Bamboo Geodesic Domes Win the Buckminster Fuller Challenge Student Category 2016
Courtesy of CHHAT Launched in 2007, The Buckminster Fuller Challenge has quickly gained a reputation for being what Metropolis Magazine once called “Socially-Responsible Design’s Highest Award.” This year, for the first time, a Student Category was reviewed separately from the general applications,…
Slashdot
Microsoft Survey Shows Negative Online Interactions Affect People In Real Life
“Preliminary results of a new Microsoft survey show nearly two-thirds of people surveyed had at least one negative online experience that had an impact on them in the real world, ranging from a loss of trust in others, increased stress or sleep deprivation,” reports Computerworld. Microsoft’s chief online…
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studio alfredo haberli’s haussicht explores new possibilities for pre-fab
the alfredo haberli-designed prefabricated eco-home haussicht exemplifies how architecture and new technologies can create a self-sustainable home for the modern era. The post studio alfredo haberli’s haussicht explores new possibilities for pre-fab appeared first on designboom | architecture &…
The Awesomer
DIY See-Through Hybrid Rocket
LinkNightHawkInLight walks us through the basic science behind hybrid rockets, and the process behind building a compact rocket using acrylic rod and a canister of oxygen to control its output on demand. More Awesome Stuff: Love Props Daft Punk HelmetDIY Aluminum Baseball BatHow to Make a Tiny TreeBuilding…
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Leaf Mines Say Southern Hemisphere Recovered Faster from Asteroid
Insect-damaged fossil leaves indicate recovery five million years sooner than the Northern Hemisphere — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Evolution of Grandparents
The rise of senior citizens may have played a big role in the success of our species — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Ars Technica
MondoCon offers a crash course on turning art into action figures
Nathan Mattise AUSTIN, Texas—Making action figures—even those with only a vague, 80s-style resemblance—is hard. So as you might expect, making the intricate, high art collectibles offered by Mondo is quite…
Freshome.com – Interior Design & Architecture Magazine
Live in Harmony with a Tree
Vietnam is experiencing more rapid urbanization than ever,  quickly turning from a tropical jungle to a fast-paced cityscape. In Ho Chi Minh City, where this project is located, only .25% of the entire urban area is devoted to green space. Lack of trees are tied to a variety of issues, from flash flooding…
The Next Web
Get the sneaky powerful Raspberry Pi 3 and all the training you’ll need – for under $120
Over the four years since it first hit store shelves, the plucky, low-cost, credit card-sized Raspberry Pi has tickled the curiosity of kids and tech tinkerers alike with its under-the-radar power and versatility. You can pick up the latest version right now — plus its comprehensive Starter Kit  — for…
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Donald Trump’s environmental plan and more in the week that was
The Hyperloop keeps getting realer by the day. This week, architects unveiled detailed plans for a next-gen transportation system that will travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in just 12 minutes. Meanwhile, Elon Musk announced big plans to build a second Gigafactory in Europe that will produce lithium-ion…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
10 Easy and Delicious Vegan Recipes for Your Slow Cooker
A busy daily schedule doesn’t have to mean sacrificing a balanced diet or flavor. With a slow cooker, you can toss in your ingredients, set the timer, and come back hours later to a hot and healthy meal. Here are 10 delicious vegan recipes that will be sure
Lifehacker
Does Your Company Invest In Employee Training?
A recent survey by Robert Half International revealed that most companies have some formalized employee training program, including where they pay for classes or reimburse employees as long as they’re related to their jobs. Where does your company stand? Do they pay for training?The survey itself asked…
BBC News – World
Trump offered gifts to influence coverage – Megyn Kelly
Fox News presenter Megyn Kelly claims Donald Trump tried to influence journalists by offering gifts.
Digital Trends
This new soccer stadium in the U.K. will be the first constructed mostly from wood
The Forest Green Rovers are building a new home for themselves, and borrowing from their team name to do so. The British non-league soccer club is building a brand new stadium that ought to make the players feel right at home, as it will be the first in the world to be constructed almost entirely from…
Slashdot
Smartphone WiFi Signals Can Leak Your Keystrokes, Passwords, and PINs
Bleeping Computer warns that “The way users move fingers across a phone’s touchscreen alters the WiFi signals transmitted by a mobile phone, causing interruptions that an attacker can intercept, analyze, and reverse engineer to accurately guess what the user has typed…when the attacker controls a rogue…
Gizmodo
John Goodman’s Not Just a Government Stooge in Kong: Skull Island
Kong: Skull Island is just one piece of a larger puzzle in Legendary’s Monster Universe, and some new viral marketing hints that none other than John Goodman could play a larger role in the overall story. Unless he dies first.Read more…
Next Big Future
Zubrin talks about the Ron Howard Mars TV show and Elon Musk
Ron Howard (Apollo 13) has a six-part National Geographic TV series Mars.Mars uses a challenging and somewhat novel format, splitting its time, and time periods. About two-thirds of it is devoted to a dramatic story about an international crew of explorers going to Mars in the year 2033, getting into…
VentureBeat
Google’s 4K Chromecast Ultra isn’t a huge step up from last year’s model
About one week ago, Google started shipping its newest Chromecast device, the Chromecast Ultra, which is capable of streaming 4K and (high-dynamic range) HDR video on 4K displays. It costs $69, which comes out to $35 more than the Chromecast that Google released last year, and the original model that…
TechCrunch
How Facebook can escape the echo chamber
 Facebook may have built an influence so large that it’s cracking under the weight of the power and influence of its News Feed. Mark Zuckerberg began an interview on stage at Techonomy16 discussing the evolution of the News Feed and Facebook’s impact on the election. Post-election, journalists politicians,…
VentureBeat
Forget about smart glasses … here come smart contact lenses
GUEST: If you want to see the future, look to the patent office. Google recently published the full text of a patent for a contact lens that can monitor blood glucose and dispense insulin automatically, while Samsung patented a contact lens with an integrated camera just a few short weeks ago. The next…
Geek.com
Mars Shows Us How Hard It Will Be to Go Where No One Has Gone Before
National Geographic’s documentary/drama hybrid Mars premieres tomorrow night, and if the pilot episode is any indication, fans of hard sci-fi will find a lot to like about it. The show begins with the […]
GearHungry
Imperator Titanium Bolt Action Pen
Its spring isn’t made of titanium. But literally every other part of Inspirs Design’s Imperator Titanium Bolt Action Pen is machined of this ultralight, ultra-strong metal. The pen employs a three-gear bolt mechanism to convert between pen, capacitive stylus (out of the back side), or its resting state…
Techbargains.com
Weider 300lb Olympic Weight Set + $36.80 Sears Credit $179.99
Weider 300lb Olympic Weight Set + $36.80 Sears Credit $179.99
Digital Trends
SyncUp Drive from T-Mobile will turn your car into a Wi-Fi hot spot
Hop into your cars, friends. They’re about to become hot spots on wheels (and not just because of their passengers). Meet T-Mobile’s SyncUp Drive, branded as an “all-in-one solution for in-vehicle 4G LTE connectivity, driving analysis, vehicle tracking, and maintenance monitoring.” In essence, it’s T-Mobile’s…
BBC News – World
Rock’n’roll legend Leon Russell dies at 74
Leon Russell, an America Rock and Roll Hall of famer, dies in his sleep at the age of 74.
The Verge – All Posts
Westworld vs. Jurassic Park: when playing god is clearly a bad idea
Let’s play a quick guessing game. The franchise in question involves an old guy trying his hand at being god, a wondrous theme park that goes awry, and a lot of death and destruction. What pop-culture project am I describing? If you answered Westworld, you’re correct! If you answered Jurassic Park,…
Lifehacker
Sunday’s Best Deals: Touchscreen Chromebook, Shoes, Kindle Books, and More
A touchscreen Chromebook, Skechers shoes, and Kindle ebooks lead off Sunday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale….
Cool Material
Sunday Hangover
It’s been a rough couple of nights. Get a greasy sandwich and give your brain a rest. It’s time to kick back with some of our favorite videos and visuals from the past week.
Next Big Future
Developing Countries, China and Advanced Countries are in robot and automation in a race to lower manufacturing costs
A UN report outlines how the increasing use of industrial automation is impacting jobs in developing countries, and what strategies may help in overcoming the problem.Advanced countries, China and developing countries all have to add more automation and robots and the supporting infrastructure and education…
Big Think
We Have Overcome the Plant-Animal Communication Barrier, MIT Professor Claims
You wouldn’t know it, but plants are constantly taking in information.  Read More
Digital Trends
Facebook is testing a public group messaging service for those who still use chat rooms
These days, your news feed is getting a bit stale. Same people, same old arguments about the election, complaints about work on Mondays, and celebrations from last night’s big game. Facebook knows this, so it has been experimenting with social expansion by kicking it back to the days of AIM chat rooms….
Slashdot
President Obama Gives Up On The Trans-Pacific Partnership
An anonymous reader quotes The Guardian: White House officials conceded on Friday that the president’s hard-fought-for Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal would not pass Congress, as lawmakers there prepared for the anti-global trade policies of President-elect Donald Trump. Earlier this week, congressional…
Techbargains.com
WEme USB 3.1 Type C to HDMI Adapter Converter $9.99
WEme USB 3.1 Type C to HDMI Adapter Converter $9.99
Techbargains.com
Withings Body Cardio Heart Health and Body Composition Wi-Fi Scale $107.96
Withings Body Cardio Heart Health and Body Composition Wi-Fi Scale $107.96
BBC News – World
Plaques unveiled to mark anniversary of Paris attacks
French President Francois Hollande and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo have been unveiling plaques around Paris, on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks in the city last year.
Geek.com
It Turns Out Rats Are Actually Ticklish, But Scientists Aren’t Sure Why
It’s tough enough for scientists to determine why, exactly, humans are ticklish. Now you can add rats to that list because the adorable little rodents enjoy being tickled too. They like it! The […]
Mashable
Hillary’s weak economic messaging is to blame for President Trump
In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s electoral college victory, many on the left and around the world are looking for someone to blame, but it might have been the messaging.  Fingers have pointed in many directions. Some have blamed the Democratic National Committee for conspiring to side with Hillary…
Next Big Future
US China Trade Wars in the near term and long term
President elect Trump claimed during his campaign that he would designate China as a “currency manipulator,” imposing a 45 percent tariff on imported Chinese goods. He has also urged opposition to TPP and globalization.Experts at a seminar held by the Center of China and Globalization think opportunities…
Digital Trends
IMAX is going VR, so put on your headsets and hold on
For years, IMAX has presented audiences with cinematic experiences that were larger than life. But now, instead of just showing you enormous dinosaurs on some of the biggest screens in the world, IMAX wants you to walk alongside them. That is, if the firm can get their ambitious virtual reality project…
The Awesomer
Wicked Lasers LaserDock
Price: $399  | Buy | LinkThe LaserDock is a compact RGB laser projector for visualizing music. It comes with easy-to-use Windows and MacOS apps that have hundreds of effects for digital music, MIDI and live instruments. Pair it with a fog machine and mosquito nets to get a cool 3D effect. More…
BBC News – World
Trump election: Wall with Mexico ‘to be part fence’
US President-elect Donald Trump says his planned wall along the Mexican border could be partly fence.
Next Big Future
Gigawatt scale solar thermal generates steam for enhanced oil recovery
Using solar thermal technology to grab more oil from the earth is now a major opportunity, to the tune of $114 billion, according to the head of Glasspoint Solar.Solar thermal-enhanced oil recovery is a technique where steam produced from the heat of the sun is injected into an oil reservoir, facilitating…
DudeIWantThat.com
iLuun Air Wireless USB 3.0 Flash Drive
I don’t know what I stuff fuller, my face or my phone. I need 4 stomachs like a cow. And 128GB of instant iPhone and Android wireless data storage like an iLuun Air. The iLuun Air calls itself the world’s first USB 3.0 flash drive that can transfer, store, stream, and share data with both your computer…
Next Big Future
Rundown of World views on the Trump Presidency
Carnegie Endowment has a rundown of how countries in the world are viewing the Trump presidency.Russia a cautious hopeThe Kremlin did not anticipate Trump’s electoral victory. It was preparing for Hillary Clinton and the prospect of U.S.-Russian relations continuing to deteriorate, with a not-too-trivial…
CNET News.com
Trump says he intends to be ‘very restrained’ on Twitter – CNET
The president-elect tells “60 Minutes” he intends to use the social network sparingly if at all.
Mashable
Sorry Trump, the ‘New York Times’ is actually adding subscribers
President-elect Donald Trump isn’t letting his new job get in the way of blasting people on Twitter.  On Sunday morning, he directed his ire at the New York Times.  SEE ALSO: Anti-Trump protests spread across nation Wow, the @nytimes is losing thousands of subscribers because of their very poor…
Digital Trends
Don’t copy me, bro: How tech innovators can knock out knockoffs
The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is known for its firsts: the first VCR, the first handheld camcorder, and even the first HDTVs. Last year, at CES 2016, I lead another first: The first patent-based raid by U.S. Marshals on the show floor. I’m a lawyer. My client, Future Motion Inc.,…
BBC News – World
Quieten calls to prayer in Israel – Netanyahu
Netanyahu supports a proposal to limit the volume of Muslim calls to prayer.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
9 best USB-C accessories, cables and adapters
Update: We’ve added the OWC USB-C Media Dock, and Aukey USB-C to USB-A VGA hub to our round-up. Click on ahead to find out why.Out with the old and in with the new, USB-C is the newest port on the block having found a way into everything from Apple’s 12-inch MacBook to Dell’s XPS 12 and even smartphones…
BBC News – World
Farage: UK politicians ‘nasty’ to Trump
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says it is time for British politicians to “mend fences” with President-elect Donald Trump after their criticism of him during the US election campaign.
Techbargains.com
Convenience Concepts Designs4Comfort Sheridan Storage Bench Set $43.99
Convenience Concepts Designs4Comfort Sheridan Storage Bench Set $43.99
The Manual
Prepare for Holiday Travel with these Hudson Sutler Duffel Bags
Nostalgic charm and an unpretentious aesthetic. The post Prepare for Holiday Travel with these Hudson Sutler Duffel Bags appeared first on The Manual.
Slashdot
US Drought Brings A Surprise Benefit: No Tornados
Slashdot reader turkeydance tipped us off to news that America hasn’t had a single tornado in November, even though last year it experienced 99, and averages 58 every November. CNN reports: Drought is overwhelming Southeastern states this fall, and temperatures have soared, depleting ground moisture….
VentureBeat
How blockchain startups are driving an under-the-radar fundraising boom
GUEST: Few investors even on Wall Street are aware that over $220 million has been raised in the past three years through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). ICOs are a new form of investment, somewhere between an IPO and a Kickstarter, in which new blockchain ventures sell a digital currency they create…
CNET News.com
Best Black Friday deals at Walmart 2016 – CNET
From gaming consoles to iPads to TVs these are the best deals from the Walmart Black Friday sale.
CNET News.com
Donald Trump slams Times for ‘inaccurate coverage’ – CNET
Technically Incorrect: This time the president-elect’s Twitter target is the New York Times, while an ‘SNL’ comedian offers a little realism.
Techbargains.com
George Foreman GR0059P 120sq in Healthy Cook Grill $31
George Foreman GR0059P 120sq in Healthy Cook Grill $31
The Next Web
Beyond Ink is a pen with a built-in battery and USB drive
The ballpoint pen was invented 128 years ago. Since then, things have stalled a little bit. I guess it’s hard to innovate on something so fundamentally simple like a writing implement. But then again, maybe not. Meet Beyond Ink. This pen is for more than merely writing notes. It does much, much more,…
The Awesomer
Maximum Drywall Axe
Price: $30  | BuyA cool idea for making drywall measurements and cuts easy as pie. This tool’s built-in tape measure lets you figure out the size of openings, then move to the piece of drywall and score it to the proper width. Just be sure to read the reviews before buying. More Awesome Stuff:…
ArchDaily
Studio Ossidiana Translates Elements of Persian Gardens Into Lively Materials Exhibition
© Kyoungtae Kim Studio Ossidiana, founded by Alessandra Covini and Tomas Dirrix, investigates architectural materials through experimental research projects. Their recent work “Petrified Carpets” explores the “ideal garden” found in Persian carpets and will be showcased at the Dutch Design…
Man of Many
Optimise, Personalise, Capitalise – KEF’s LS50 Wireless Speakers
The KEF LS50 Wireless Speakers offer astounding multi-dimensional sound that delivers a clear, intense and vibrant experience. You will receive the perfect sound wherever you are in the room thanks to the speaker’s expert acoustic design and KEF’s patented Uni-Q technology. Mount them however you like…
Ars Technica
Las Vegas gets “kinetic tiles” that power lights with foot traffic
Enlarge (credit: EnGoPlanet) A New York-based startup called EnGoPlanet has installed four streetlights in a plaza off the Las Vegas Strip that are powered exclusively by solar and kinetic energy. The installations aren’t mere streetlights though—they also power a variety of environmental monitors,…
Lifehacker
Give Store-Bought Stock a Silky Mouthfeel With Gelatin
Store-bought broths and stocks are certainly convenient, but they lack the silky texture and mouth feel that you get from simmering bones for hours on end, extracting all of that wonderful collagen. To make the box stuff taste and feel more homemade, just add a little gelatin.It may not be the most glamorous…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
French journalist to be expelled from Turkey
A French journalist detained three days ago in southeastern Turkey near the Syrian border is to be expelled, his employer, online media Les Jours, said Sunday.
Lifehacker
The Sill Delivers On Demand Succulents to Your Door
The SillWhether you want to schedule an office consultation or just need a few low light plants to put in your bathroom, The Sill has you covered.Read more…
Motherboard RSS Feed
The Conversation About VR Struggles to Get Real
On Friday evening, as part of the Montreal International Documentary Festival, a panel of experts gathered to do something we don’t much see around virtual reality: debate.If you’ve paid any attention to VR, you’ve probably heard that it marks a revolution in empathy. Or journalism. Or the way we socialize….
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
The Empowerment Plan Provides Detroit’s Homeless with Warm Coats That Double as Sleeping Bags
They say that if you give a man a fish, he’ll eat for a day, but if you teach a man to fish, he’ll eat for a lifetime – and social entrepreneur Veronika Scott is proving that the old adage rings just as true for women and coats. As a long-time Detroit resident,
Gizmodo
Walking Dead’s Negan Can’t Kill Hope on Dave Chappelle SNL Sketch
Credit: Screengrab via YouTubeOn a night of comedy that included moments of fear, dread, and sadness, the message of hope emerged victorious on the latest episode of Saturday Night Live. And it came from Tyrone Biggums’ disembodied head.Read more…
CNET News.com
DVR deal: Channel Master 1TB Black Friday discount is already available – CNET
This is a great deal for cord cutters.
TechCrunch
Zuckerberg claims 99% of Facebook posts “authentic,” denies fake news there influenced election
 In case you missed it, last night Mark Zuckerberg published a response to accusations that “fake news” on Facebook influenced the outcome of the U.S. election, and helped Donald Trump to win. The CEO claimed that at least 99% of news content on Facebook was “authentic.” Zuckerberg wrote: “Of all the…
BBC News – World
Zuckerberg promises Facebook action over fake news
Mark Zuckerberg vows Facebook will do more to tackle fake news, and again denies it had aided Donald Trump.
Mashable
Joe Biden plotting against Trump is the meme America needs
Soon there will be a new president in the White House and his name is Donald Trump.  That doesn’t mean President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have to like it.  SEE ALSO: The internet takes a fond look back at the Obama presidency Instead of a graceful exit, the internet imagined Biden…
Techbargains.com
Dell Gaming S2417DG 24″ LED-Lit Monitor with G-SYNC $399.99
Dell Gaming S2417DG 24″ LED-Lit Monitor with G-SYNC $399.99
Techbargains.com
First Aid Only All-purpose 299-piece Large First Aid Kit $11.69
First Aid Only All-purpose 299-piece Large First Aid Kit $11.69
Techbargains.com
Sowtech Wireless 2.4Ghz Mobile Optical Mouse w/ Nano Receiver $4.79
Sowtech Wireless 2.4Ghz Mobile Optical Mouse w/ Nano Receiver $4.79
Digital Trends
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 review
Plantronics has been known for audio products made for the work environment, but the company’s impressive inroads into the consumer audio space in the last few years have caught our attention. One of those products was the BackBeat Pro, an impressive pair of over-ear wireless headphones, with active…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Tsunami strikes New Zealand after deadly earthquake
At least two people were killed and more fatalities were feared after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck New Zealand just after midnight Monday, while residents in coastal areas fled following tsunami warnings.
The Verge – All Posts
The Anti-Snore Wearable is a very literally named product
Can you guess what the Anti-Snore Wearable is designed to do? Hm. I wonder… The Anti-Snore Wearable launched on Kickstarter earlier this week and is a band that wraps around a wearer’s arm. It vibrates whenever its companion iOS / Android app detects snoring in an effort to coax a person into turning…
WIRED
On His Way Out, US Transportation Chief Anthony Foxx Sets Drones Free
Closing out his four-year term, Foxx is hustling to push emerging tech forward as much as he can. The post On His Way Out, US Transportation Chief Anthony Foxx Sets Drones Free appeared first on WIRED.
BBC News – World
India raises withdrawal limit as rupee anger mounts
The Indian government raises the limit on withdrawals after abolishing the 500 and 1,000 rupee notes.
BBC News – World
US Bagram airbase bomber was ‘an employee’ and ex-Taliban
A bomber who killed four at a US airbase in Afghanistan was an employee at the facility, it emerges.
Lifehacker
Fingerprint Gestures Turns Your Fingerprint Sensor Into a Powerful Touchpad
Android (6.0+): Google’s Pixel phones have some pretty cool fingerprint gestures. We’ve already seen one attempt to replicate this on other phones, but Fingerprint Gestures might be the most complete app we’ve seen yet. …
TechSpot
Adult Friend Finder parent company hacked, 412 million accounts from multiple sites exposed
Adult Friend Finder would no doubt love the opportunity to roll back the calendar to at least early 2015.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Top 6 Exercise and Standing Desks to Get You in Shape While You Work
Sit to Walkstation To really beat that lethargic feeling at work, the Walkstation from Steelcase is an exercise desk that elegantly combines a treadmill with a workstation. These units are pretty pricey (starting around $4200), but you may find that an office
Digital Trends
Millennials are incredibly generous gift givers, says eBay Motors study
Gift-giving season is fast approaching, and while you may be deciding between a gift card and a spatula for some of your friends and family members, it looks like Americans as a whole tend to be a bit more, well, extravagant in their presents. According to a new study from eBay Motors, nearly a third…
Digital Trends
Nike to open new SoHo store loaded with tech
Nike has come a long way from its humble beginnings, when founder Phil Knight sold early shoe models from his station wagon, to its present status as the most powerful sports brand in the world. The footwear conglomerate is flexing its creative and technological muscles with its new five-story, 55,000-square-foot…
Mashable
One year later, Paris remembers horrific terror attacks
A damp, dreary day echoed the somber mood as thousands gathers in Paris to mark the one year anniversary of the deadly terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2016, that killed 130 people and injured scores more.  SEE ALSO: Paris concert venue attacked by terrorists reopens, one year later French President Francois…
DudeIWantThat.com
Water To Wine Jesus Drink Markers
It’s hard to look at these drink glass markers and not keeping coming back to some variation on the idea of hangin’ with Jesus at your next party. But that sort of comment is in very poor taste, and if I’m anything I’m a pillar of decorum and class, so I’ll take a different approach: if Jesus can watch…
Big Think
The Art Behind the World’s 27 Most Recognizable Sounds
Two sonic branding experts offer commentary on the sound designs that punctuate our days.Read More
Digital Trends
Dubai launches ‘drone hunter’ to secure airport
Drones have come a long way in a very short period of time. Like many items in the world of tech, drones are a concept that have gone from quirky ideas to real-world practical deployment. The Dubai airport is the third busiest in the world, and it’s got a problem with drones. Specifically, unauthorized…
The Awesomer
Making a Folding Ring Knife
LinkMiller Knives walks us through the painstaking process of transforming a block of brass and a sheet of steel into a ring that has two tiny knife blades that fold out of it. It’s cool to see how making the blades is very similar to a normal knife, only smaller. More Awesome Stuff: Bike Chain RingStar…
Digital Trends
Bitcoin reacts well to Trump’s victory, rises in value
News of Donald Trump’s ascension from reality television star to the highest elected office in the U.S. sent the stock market into a temporary nosedive, from which it recovered in striking fashion. Trump’s election also had a marked effect on the cryptocurrency bitcoin. Following Trump’s victory, bitcoin…
Man of Many
Four is Better than One – Codebreaker Catamaran
It’s not every day, or ever that ocean vessels change designs, but Robert Blazejak decided to break that code with the Codebreaker Catamaran. This features four decks; cabrio, coupe, saloon and targa. These decks and floor space can be modified to accommodate for more or less room, depending on needs….
Mashable
Trump says he’ll deport 2-3 million immigrants on ’60 Minutes’
Donald Trump and Paul Ryan have two very different messages for millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States. President-elect Trump says he plans to immediately deport 2 million to 3 million people once he’s in the White House, according to an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes. House Speaker…
CONTEMPORIST
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io9
NASA’s Tips for Shooting the Supermoon Tonight
Tonight is your chance to see the closest “supermoon” that anyone on Earth has experienced in almost 69 years. That means amateurs and pros alike should be pulling out their photography equipment to get that once in a lifetime shot. Read more…
VentureBeat
AltSpaceVR boosts social VR with a new capture technique
Bruce Wooden is debuting a new feature for social VR platform, AltSpaceVR. To introduce it, he needs help from a guest. He motions to a set of doors that open, and in walks none other than Bruce Wooden. The AltSpace developer was showcasing VR Capture, a means of recording performances within the app…
VentureBeat
The rise of the fintech bots
GUEST: Want to know if chatbots are gaining ground on apps? Look at the data. A Citi analyst, for example, reported that bots are growing at a much faster pace than mobile apps did at this same stage. In the realm of personal finance, bots have the real potential to radically improve the way we manage…
VentureBeat
Why IPO?: You need the public market’s tough love
GUEST: You often hear about the knockdown, drag-out debates, between CEOs and their investors about when a startup ought to go public, or indeed whether it should at all. During the recent past (as in the past 18 months), it was common to hear the argument that going public was too onerous for fast-growing…
PCWorld
Best Deals of the Week, November 7th – November 11th – Deal Alert
Best Deals of the Week, November 7th – November 11th – Deal AlertCheck out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of November 7th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.35% off Oster Cordless Electric Wine Bottle Opener…
New Scientist – Online news
Here’s how Trump’s presidency could be good news for science
Donald Trump’s campaign denied climate change and threatened healthcare, but his platform has a glimmer of hop
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