Indistinguishable from Magic 11/19

Next Big Future
US engineering big upgrades for M1A2 SEP v4 Abrams tanks starting in 2021 to match Russian Armata and other new tanks
The Army is now engineering a far-superior M1A2 SEP v4 Abrams tank variant for the 2020s and beyond –designed to be more lethal, faster, lighter weight, better protected, equipped with new sensors and armed with upgraded, more effective weapons, service officials said. Advanced networking technology…
The Awesomer
Slow-Mo Guys x Hydraulic Press
LinkEver since the Hydraulic Press Channel broke big, people have been clamoring for a Slow-Mo Guys collab. While that has yet to happen, Gav and Dan headed to a machine shop with their high-speed camera and exploded a deck of playing cards at 28,500 fps. More Awesome Stuff: LEGO Plane Crash Slo-MoExploding…
How-To Geek
How to Delete Your Gmail or Google Account
Maybe you haven’t actually used Gmail for years. Maybe you want to take a stand against Google in general. Maybe you’re not sure why you created a Google account in the first place. Whatever your reason, Google makes it surprisingly easy for you to delete your account.Click Here to Continue Reading
Latest news
Microsoft adds Office Hub app to Windows 10 preview
For months, Microsoft has been bundling a Get Office app with Windows 10. Until now, it’s been little more than an Office 365 ad. All that’s about to change, based on the new Office Hub app included with the latest Windows 10 preview release.
Latest news
Google, Intel team up to accelerate enterprise cloud adoption
The strategic alliance will focus on containers, machine learning, the Internet of Things (IoT) and security.
Archinect – News
Frank Gehry and Maya Lin to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
Some good news from the White House: iconic designers Maya Lin and Frank Gehry will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama in a ceremony on November 22nd. While both designers have already made tremendous contributions to the global aesthetic landscape, they’re not done yet. Gehry…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
System Integrity Protection Inexplicably Disabled by Default on Some New MacBook Pro Models
Since OS X El Capitan, the operating system that runs on Macs has been protected by a feature called System Integrity Protection (SIP), which is designed to keep your Mac safe from malware by restricting the permissions of the root user account and preventing unauthorized access to protected files and…
Scientific American Content: Global
Facebook’s Problem Is More Complicated Than Fake News
The popular claim that “filter bubbles” are why fake news thrives on Facebook is almost certainly wrong — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Fleetlights take streetlights to the skies
It’s easy to take streetlights for granted until there aren’t any, and then the darkness can be unsettling or even dangerous. While streetlights are static and not always in places where they’re needed, though, a new project proposes using drones to fly lighting above those who need it… …
designboom | architecture & design magazine
NY’s waterline square to include trio of towers by rafael viñoly, richard meier + KPF
arranged around a landscaped park, the proposed masterplan encompasses nearly five acres along manhattan’s hudson river. The post NY’s waterline square to include trio of towers by rafael viñoly, richard meier + KPF appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Digital Trends
Turbocharge your Roku with these tips, tricks, and secrets
Roku streaming devices are definitely core components to the cord-cutting lifestyle. Roku offers vast content accessibility with its inexpensive hardware, making it a fantastic option for upgrading each television in your home. Beyond providing access to gobs of high definition video, the interface is…
New Scientist – Online news
Stopping brain protein from turning rogue prevents Alzheimer’s
Interfering with a crucial protein in mice can stop it turning bad – a trick that seems to prevent Alzheimer’s and may explain why other treatments have failed
Coolest Gadgets
The Foldable Under Desk Heater – create a relaxing atmosphere at work
Leaving home to head to the office is especially difficult when it’s cold outside. All of your blankets, heaters, candles, and sweaters are at home waiting for you while you have to freeze in a foreign place. Usually bringing in a jacket is the most we think to do, but if you have circulation issues,…
Ars Technica
In two weeks, it will be easier for Uncle Sam to search your computer [Updated]
(credit: Stephen Melkisethian) Update 1:52pm EST: New legislation was just proposed to delay implementation of Rule 41. Its passage is questionable. Original story: Beginning December 1, the US surveillance state will expand—all without a congressional vote. Earlier this year, a new Federal Rule…
Mashable
Google’s new drawing game is fun even if you can’t draw
Back in the Stone Age, before we were all completely plugged in and focused on our gadgets at all times (you know, like, 2002), people would get … bored.  Of course, everyone still finds themselves bogged down by dull moments throughout the day, even with the brightly-lit screens of their devices…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Ice is no match for CSU-developed coating
Anyone who’s ever chipped ice off a windshield or nervously watched a plane get de-iced, take note: Colorado State University researchers have invented an ice-repellent coating that out-performs today’s best de-icing products.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Solving the riddle of putrid camel pee could aid millions affected by sleeping sickness
Biochemists from Trinity College Dublin have solved an old mystery as to the cause of especially smelly camel urine, with implications for the millions of people affected by African parasites called trypanosomes. These parasites frequently cause fatalities via sleeping sickness.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Scientists design first reserve network balancing fishing benefits, species protection
For the first time, Smithsonian researchers and collaborators have designed a marine reserve network to protect species threatened by overfishing while boosting fishing yields on nearby fishing grounds, resolving a long-standing global “conserve or catch” conflict in marine conservation efforts.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Virologists unravel mystery of late C20th gibbon leukaemia outbreak
The mystery of an outbreak of lymphoma and leukaemia in gibbon colonies in the US, Bermuda and Thailand in the late 1960s and early 1970s has been solved by animal disease detectives at The University of Nottingham.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Ducklings ‘maintain two separate memory banks of visual information’
Scientists from the University of Oxford have shown that newly hatched ducklings that are shown a substitute mother object with only one eye do not recognise it when they have only the other eye available.
HiConsumption
20 Best Gifts For the Coffee Lover
A gift guide for the caffeine fiend in your family who just can’t get enough coffee.
Next Big Future
Where fixed wing aircraft cannot fly and helicopters cannot land new fancraft can robotically fly
In January of this year, the Air Mule took its first flight: a short, wobbly hop from the side of a parking lot to a space a modest distance away. On Tuesday, Air Mule makers Urban Aeronautics announced two major feats for the Air Mule program. The first is a new name: Cormorant, after the family of…
SpaceNews.com
Allies the key to future U.S. space policy, Loverro says
GREENBELT, Md. — The way forward in space requires the U.S. government to partner closely with both foreign and commercial allies, the Pentagon’s top space official said Nov. 15. “We always viewed all conflict as international, combined arms operations with our allies, but we had never done it in space,”…
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Vented Air Conditioner Cover
Heavy-duty cover keeps your central A/C unit outside covered in the off-season to protect it from leaves, ice, snow, rain, birds, and other debris from collecting in and on the compressor housing.Click Here For Complete Details
Gizmodo
Government Employees On Trump: “Everything. Is. Fucked.” 
Across the federal government, career employees are reckoning with the prospect of working for a Donald Trump administration. Today, people from the CDC, NLRB, DOT, TSA, and other agencies speak very freely about their hopes and fears.Read more…
Reason.com Full Feed
FDR’s Wartime Violations of Civil Liberties Are Not a Good Precedent for Anything
Last night on The Kelly File, Carl Higbie, the spokesman for a pro-Trump PAC, defended the idea of a federal registry of Muslims by citing the World War II–era internment of Japanese Americans as a precedent, weakly adding “call it what you will, it may be wrong”: Megyn Kelly immediately leaped…
TechCrunch
How mixed reality and machine learning are driving innovation in farming
 Farming is, by far, the most mature industry mankind has created. Dating back to the dawn of civilization, farming has been refined, adjusted and adapted — but never perfected. We, as a society, always worry over the future of farming. Today, we even apply terms usually reserved for the tech sector…
Design Milk
Fresh From The Dairy: Metal Travel Mugs
Last year, Society6 launched travel mugs and this year, they’ve added metal travel mugs to their lineup. These mugs have a 360-degree wraparound design and are crafted with lightweight stainless steel, keeping drinks hot or cold… and protected. Here are some of our faves: Ivi metal travel…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Microsoft Surface Studio Reviews: Apple Fans Might Be ‘Tempted to Switch Camps’, Despite High Price
A few weeks after Microsoft unveiled the Surface Studio to the public at a media event in New York City, a few websites have begun publishing the first reviews for Microsoft’s new desktop PC/tablet hybrid. During its announcement in October, the Surface Studio was revealed to have a 12.5mm thin touch…
9to5Mac
PSA: Apple’s Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 MacBook Pro adapter doesn’t support your Mini DisplayPort displays
There is a bit of confusion over what displays are supported via the new MacBook Pro’s Thunderbolt 3/USB-C ports. If you don’t have a display that uses a Thunderbolt 3/USB-C port— like the new 4K and 5K LG displays being sold exclusively by Apple for the new MacBook Pros— then you’ll need an adapter…
kottke.org
Urged to eat less meat, Americans are actually eating more
For most of the past decade, consumption of meat in the United States remained flat or declined. For environmental, health, and animal welfare advocates, this was great news. Surely it meant that efforts to raise awareness about the disturbing impacts of meat production were inspiring people to cut…
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Obama: We have to get serious about facts
After a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Obama tackled the topic of fake news following a number of reports detailing Facebook activity during the 2016 election. He explained at a time when so many people are getting their news via sound bites on social media, we have to get serious…
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Israel Gave Russia a Farming Drone and Now Everyone’s Pissed
Never look a gift horse in the mouth, or so the saying goes. And it probably should have applied to the following laborious and comical international incident concerning a drone and Israel, Russia, and the United States.Uri Ariel, Israel’s agriculture minister, decided to give a $51,000 agricultural…
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More Powerful Enzymes Could Help Plants Save the World from Climate Change
Saving the planet from climate change takes efforts on two fronts: Limiting the amount of carbon dioxide people add to the atmosphere, and eliminating the greenhouse gasses that have already been emitted. A new study claims to have an answer for how we can do the latter.A team of scientists from the…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Enzymes from nine organisms combined to create new pathway to use CO2
Enlarge / Yeah, it’s nice, and there’s a lot of it, but it’s horribly inefficient. (credit: Brookhaven National lab) There’s no question that humans are driving long-term changes in the amount of carbon in the atmosphere. But the human influence is taking place against a backdrop of natural carbon…
Computerworld
Republicans kill FCC plan to cap prices for business data lines
A U.S. Federal Communications Commission plan to cap, and in some cases cut, prices charged for widely used business data lines is probably dead after Republicans in Congress pressured the agency to drop a scheduled vote. For more than a decade, some U.S. businesses and advocacy groups have been pushing…
SciTech Daily
MIT Engineers Create Synthetic Cells to Isolate Genetic Circuits
Engineers from MIT have developed a way to isolate genetic circuits within individual synthetic “cells,” preventing the circuits from disrupting each other. Synthetic biology allows scientists to design genetic circuits that can be placed in cells, giving them new functions such as producing drugs…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Discovering what keeps cellular cargo on track
Michigan State University researchers, for the first time, have identified how plants’ largest cell factory moves to maintain vital functions, which could lead to advances in improving plant cells’ critical functions and growing better crops.
The Verge – All Posts
Augmented reality spider robots are finally here
Now that AR is a big deal, we have to decide what it’s for. Is it for trippy Snapchat filters? Serious business stuff? Children? Or maybe it’s for simulating warfare between spider robots. I’ll take “all of the above,” thanks. MekaMon is a new $329 robot you control with your phone. When viewed through…
Fast Company
Startups Are Surviving Longer Than Ever
The latest Kauffman report finds that entrepreneurship is becoming more diverse, and small business owners are seeing more successes. The latest Kauffman report finds that entrepreneurship is becoming more diverse, and small business owners are seeing more successes.U.S. small…
Fast Company
Google Is Building A Web For The Rest Of The World, Slow Connections And All
In an effort to reach the “next billion users,” the internet giant is rolling out redesigns of apps and expanding access to speedy Wi-Fi. In an effort to reach the “next billion users,” the internet giant is rolling out redesigns of apps and expanding access to speedy Wi-Fi.Critics…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Apple Says it Syncs Call Logs on iCloud As a ‘Convenience to Customers’ Amid Security Concerns
Earlier today, reports surfaced on The Intercept and Forbes claiming Apple “secretly” syncs Phone and FaceTime call history logs on iCloud, complete with phone numbers, dates and times, and duration. The info comes from Russian software firm Elcomsoft, which said the call history logs are stored for…
Cool Material
AIAIAI Modular TMA-2 Wireless Headphones
AIAIAI’s modular TMA-2 headphones were a great way to create your own perfect pair of headphones, and now they’re even better because they’ve gone wireless. The H05 is a smart, wireless headband with a built-in microphone, standard headphone controls and 16 hours of playtime on a 2 hour charge. Most…
Digital Trends
Eero mesh network now talks to Amazon Alexa, uses TrueMesh to increase Wi-Fi reliability
Building out a strong Wi-Fi network can be a challenge for network professionals, let alone the typical home user who just wants a network that’s reliable enough to avoid constant complaints from family members. One of the more interesting approaches lately is the mesh network, in which a few Wi-Fi devices…
Digital Trends
High-res smart mirror shows you both the front and back of your head
When you go to get your hair cut, the barber shows you his handiwork by holding up a hand mirror behind your head so it reflects in the larger mirror in front of you. It’s a simple, but low-tech solution — so obviously it needs to be disrupted by the tech world’s best and brightest. Enter Imec, a world-leading…
Digital Trends
Leaked renders may reveal upcoming Lenovo Moto Turbo 3 with 16MP Hasselblad camera
While the likes of the Moto X, Moto Z, and Moto G have become staples of the Moto brand, they aren’t the only phones on offer bearing the now-Lenovo-owned name. The Droid Turbo 2, for example, was launched late last year with some pretty excellent specs. Now, it looks like the third iteration of the…
Physics News
Tracking the flow of quantum information
If objects in motion are like rainwater flowing through a gutter and landing in a puddle, then quantum objects in motion are like rainwater that might end up in a bunch of puddles, all at once. …
Physics News
Ice is no match for CSU-developed coating
Anyone who’s ever chipped ice off a windshield or nervously watched a plane get de-iced, take note: Colorado State University researchers have invented an ice-repellent coating that out-performs …
CNET News.com
Z-Wave smart-home gadgets announce new IoT security standards – CNET
Poorly secured IoT devices were largely to blame for last month’s massive internet outage. Now, the makers of devices that broadcast using Z-Wave are shoring up their defenses.
Curbed National
Will the 2016 election change our thinking on cities?
Acting locally in the wake of national upheaval In the past week, one of the most astute post-election explainers was an essay on Cracked using examples from three movies—The Hunger Games, Star Wars, Braveheart—to help explain why the 2016 election was not about Republicans vs. Democrats, but really…
Lifehacker
The Tricks Online Stores Use to Make You Spend More Money, and How to Avoid Them
We all know that brick-and-mortar stores use all sorts of tricks to get you to spend more, but online stores like Amazon are guilty of many of the same techniques. This video and graphic are a rundown of them, and how you can fight back.Hit play on the video above, or scroll down to the graphic below,…
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Instagram sees shopping as the next step in its evolution
Gone are the days when Instagram’s scope was clear-cut. For better or worse, the app is no longer just about sharing photos with other users or scrolling through a river of images with hundreds of digital likes. Since being acquired by Facebook in 20…
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Ridgid 7″ Job Site Wet Tile Saw $99.88
Ridgid 7″ Job Site Wet Tile Saw $99.88
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Argentina president’s first budget angers scientists
Researchers chafe at spending cuts and fear a brain drain.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21013
io9
Civil Rights Graphic Novel March: Book 3 Is the First Comic Book to Win a National Book Award
The National Book Awards are like the Oscars of the literary world. A few notable graphic novels—like Gene Luen Yang’s Boxers and Saints—have been finalists in various categories over the years. Last night was the first time that a comic-book work won.Read more…
Mashable
Brendan Dassey from ‘Making a Murderer’ won’t go free Friday
Earlier this week it looked like Brendan Dassey would be back with his family in time for Thanksgiving, but the nephew of Steven Avery from the Netflix series Making a Murderer will remain in prison after a last-minute appeal. A three-judge panel from a federal appeals court on Thursday blocked Dassey’s…
werd.com
George Lucas: A Life
The long-awaited life-story of cinema legend & Star Wars creator George Lucas, this new biography written by award-winning author Brian Jay Jones, delves deep into the life & times of the man who not only created Luke Skywalker & Han Solo but also another legendary blockbuster, Indiana…
Discover Magazine
Why it’s OK to fail: empowering students to discover
By Lea Shell Middle school students are presented with a bucket of what, at first glance, looks like dirt. They pull handfuls onto their lab bench and carefully begin to sift. “I found a shark tooth!” one student exclaims,  prompting the rest of the class to peer more intently at their own…
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5.11 Tactical RUSH LIMA Messenger Bag
submitted by Mikey Bautista When commuting into the city during the morning rush hour, moving fast is key. And a low-profile messenger bag lets you do just that without the bulk of your daily gear slowing you down. With a quick swing, your everyday carry is right at your fingertips — all without having…
Gear Patrol
Turn Your Bed Into a Luxury Item with This Coverlet
With a simple bed cover, change your bedroom style and keep warm this winter. …Read More »
Architizer
Fundamentals and Tools for Specifying for Glass Façades
Earlier this month, a popular Washington, D.C.–based architecture commentator took to one hometown newspaper to mull local developers’ propensities for all-glass new construction. Was the material’s popularity, combined with limitations like the city’s famous height moratorium, producing look-alike…
TechCrunch
Oculus is giving away its mesmerizing VR painting tool, Quill
 VR has quite a bit to offer creative types in terms of building worlds and images that would be impossible otherwise. Oculus Story Studio is looking to redefine the concept of a digital art with their latest effort, Quill. Oculus announced today that it will be releasing the application for free on…
Techbargains.com
WEme Mini Displayport/Thunderbolt 2 to HDMI Adapter $4.47
WEme Mini Displayport/Thunderbolt 2 to HDMI Adapter $4.47
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Save $20 on Your Holiday Flight Home With This Discounted Southwest Gift Card
It’s past time to book your holiday flights, but this discounted Southwest gift card can make your ticket just a little bit cheaper. Read more…
Big Think
Want a Re-industrialized America? Here’s the Industry to Invest In
Researchers in materials science — physics, chemistry, and engineering — are working on new technologies which could solve some of the biggest problems humans currently face.Read More
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Scientists discover how bacteria induce ‘NET’ release
Flagellar motility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the main factor required to induce the release of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs), according to a study published November 17, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Bala?zs Rada from The University of Georgia, Athens, and colleagues.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Curiosity can predict employees’ ability to creatively solve problems, research shows
Employers who are looking to hire creative problem-solvers should consider candidates with strong curiosity traits, and personality tests may be one way to tease out those traits in prospective employees, new research from Oregon State University shows.
The Verge – All Posts
This breadbasket will charge your phone while you overload on carbs
Baked goods brand Sister Schubert’s developed a basket that will both keep your bread buns cozy and charge your electronic devices. Holidays just got so much weirder. Details are a little hazy on exactly how the “Basket of Warmth” works. The device appears to support USB-charging devices, but says…
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Canadian Media Is Selling Citizens Short In a Nationwide Surveillance Debate
On Thursday, two of Canada’s most respected media outlets, the CBC and the Toronto Star, published the results of a joint poll that the Star claimed means Canadians support police calls for new surveillance powers.This is flatly untrue, according to the very same poll, and the assertion to the contrary…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
6 frozen foods everyone should consider
Frozen food gets a bum rap, but these fruits and vegetables are perfect candidates for a deep freeze.
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Star Wars Death Star Hot Air Popcorn Maker
This fun popcorn maker is shaped like the dreaded Death Star and uses healthier hot air to pop it up – no SuperLaser required.Click Here For Complete Details
SlashGear
Nest Cam owners get clip sharing, Android TV and Apple TV support
Nest has pushed out a software update that brings some new features for Nest Cam and Nest Cam Outdoor owners. Says Nest, users now (finally) have the ability to create video clips and then share them with others via the Nest mobile app. This involves only two taps, according to the company. As well,…
Scientific American Content: Global
Solar Superstorms, Illustrated
An executive order calling for more preparedness and better forecasting for space weather is creating a buzz about electromagnetic storms. What are they? — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Design Milk
2016 Gift Guide: Handmade
Selecting the perfect gift for someone is a pretty special way to show someone you love them. Add to that a gift that’s handmade and it shows double love. Just imagine all the love and care someone puts into a design they created and make with their own hands. Here we have chosen a collection…
Reason.com Full Feed
Listening to Sex Offenders
Sex Offenders, Stigma, and Social Control, by Diana Rickard, Rutgers University Press, 216 pp., $44.95 Last year, Lenore Skenazy hosted a brunch at her home in New York City. The “free range kids” advocate invited journalists, fed them quiche, and introduced them to two guest speakers. Both were young…
The Manual
Vans Takes on Winter with Waterproof Boots
It’s easy to see why these waterproof Vans boots are this season’s must have. The post Vans Takes on Winter with Waterproof Boots appeared first on The Manual.
Mashable
Forget Black Friday. California hopes #GreenFriday will catch on.
Come Nov. 25, California State Department of Parks and Recreation officials are hoping that the state’s residents and visitors will be feeling green. The Save the Redwoods League, California State Parks and the California State Parks Foundation are teaming up to provide first-come, first-serve free passes…
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The Passport foldable drone makes for a fun travel companion
My first drone flight experience was with the DJI Phantom 2 Vision, and as much as I appreciated its advanced capabilities at the time, I longed for something more compact — a device so small that I wouldn’t need to carry a separate bag or case for…
CONTEMPORIST
These Whimsical Lights Come Alive When They’re On
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Garb: Altitude
Alps & Meters Shawl Collar Jacket ($1,095). Alps & Meters Alpine Winter Trouser ($725). Alps & Meters Alpine Guide Sweater ($325). Alps & Meters Classic Pom Hat ($85). Lori D…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
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Freedompop Talk + Text + Data/mo + Sharp Aquos Crystal LTE Smartphone $29.99
Freedompop Talk + Text + Data/mo + Sharp Aquos Crystal LTE Smartphone $29.99
National Geographic News
World’s Longest Cat-Proof Fence Protects Endangered Birds
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Anchoring Bangladesh’s Ancient Boatbuilding Technology
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Clothing : Rogue One Trooper Grid Ladies’ Raglan Tank
Work off your Leia buns in this Rogue One raglan tank! Eeny Meeny Miny Moe… Which Stormtrooper helmet do you like best? You don’t have to choose, because all four are depicted on this Rogue One Ladies’ Raglan Tank. Get ready for the first stand-alone Star Wars Anthology film! $19.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Clothing : Vintage Rogue Flame Trooper Ladies’ Tee
Add the U-Wing to the alphabet soup of Rebel ships. Filled with ships from the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire, and featuring the new U-wing starfighter, this ladies’ tee depicts a battle scene set in the tropical location from the new film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. $19.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Collectibles : Star Wars Stormtrooper Nutcracker
You will remove these shells and leave this walnut in unbroken halves. The Star Wars Stormtrooper Nutcracker: “You will remove these shells and leave this walnut in unbroken halves. ” $34.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Clothing : Happy Science Tee – Exclusive
It’s all in your head. This shirt celebrates the magical goodness of dopamine, which helps regulate the pleasure centers of the brain amongst other things, and serotonin, anti-depressant and OCD-inhibitor extraordinaire. $19.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Collectibles : Star Wars Darth Vader Nutcracker
Use the Dark Side of the Force. Dip the walnuts in dark chocolate. Give in to your craving. The Star Wars Darth Vader Nutcracker helps you surrender your nutty creations to the Dark Side of The Force. Crack the walnut. Dip it in dark chocolate. Good… good… we can feel your craving. $34.99
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New study explains mysterious source of greenhouse gas methane in the ocean
For decades, marine chemists have faced an elusive paradox. The surface waters of the world’s oceans are supersaturated with the greenhouse gas methane, yet most species of microbes that can generate the gas can’t survive in oxygen-rich surface waters. So where exactly does all the methane come from?…
GearHungry
Bellroy Key Cover
Considering their prolific wallet collection it’s surprising that the Bellroy Key Cover is the brand’s first stab at taming your keychain — but better late than never. Made of their typical premium vegetable-tanned leather, the Key Cover comes in three colors including Blue Steel, Black, and Camel (shown),…
The Next Web
Google data reveals searches for KKK hit an all-time high after Trump win
After endorsing Donald Trump in the 2016 election, the Ku Klux Klan’s (KKK) online popularity reached an all-time high. Former Klan leader David Duke endorsed Trump back in February. The Klan’s official newspaper, The Crusader, followed suit, officially endorsing Trump a mere six days prior to the November…
CNET News.com
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV wins Green Car of the Year – Roadshow
File this one under, “Things most people saw coming.”
VentureBeat
Udacity launches Blitz, a service that connects companies with nanodegree graduates for specific projects
Online education platform Udacity has launched a new service that aims to connect its graduates with companies seeking top software engineers. With Udacity Blitz, the Mountain View-based company wants to make its myriad nanodegree programs more appealing to budding coders, as they can garner a direct…
VentureBeat
Star Wars: Force Arena for mobile sure looks like a MOBA
It looks like you’ll have another game to add to your phone’s Star Wars folder. Lucasfilm and Korean mobile developer Netmarble have announced a Star Wars: Force Arena, a new mobile title based on the popular franchise. Star Wars is one of the biggest brands in the world, which makes it an ideal fit…
VentureBeat
Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with EPUB support in Edge, Paint 3D, and PowerShell default
Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs. This is the third build ahead of the company’s Windows 10 Creators Update, which is coming in “early 2017”; it brings EPUB support in Microsoft Edge, Paint 3D, PowerShell in Command Prompt’s default spot, improved Japanese and Chinese Input Method…
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Superga is Discounting a Bunch of Great Basic Styles 
Superga is one of those brands you see everywhere without knowing it. The comfortable canvas sneakers are on soccer moms and supermodels. Celebrate the awkward holiday coming up with new sneakers. Right now, get 40% off select styles, no code needed.Read more…
Digital Trends
Verizon ranks as the best network in 93 percent of cities tested by Rootmetrics
Big Red has some boasting to do. According to Rootmetrics, Verizon has been named the No. 1 mobile service provider in 83 of the 89 metro areas where Rootmetrics operates. In other words, Verizon is ranked the best network, either alone at the top or tied with another network, a hefty 93 percent of the…
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Kitchen Design Idea – Hide The Range Hood
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Hackers Claim Theft of Data from Gorilla Glue
Hackers say they have stolen a wealth of company and personal information from US adhesive, glue, and tape company Gorilla Glue. The hackers have previously tried to extort medical organizations by demanding a sizable ransom payment in exchange for not releasing hacked data publicly. “We have everything…
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Apple TV just got one more reason to consider cutting your cable service
There’s a new way for potential cable cutters out there to catch their favorite shows, and this time it comes from the combined forces of Apple and Sony.Starting today, you can access PlayStation Vue – Sony’s take on live TV streaming akin to Sling TV – on your Apple TV.PlayStation Vue functionality…
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Adorama Professional Headphone Sale (from $17 to $4300) + Free Shipping
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Acquire
Prometheus Design Werx’s CaB-2 is the only reusable bag you’ll ever need
Time to ditch paper and plastic for good.Photo: Prometheus Design WerxPDW’s CaB-2 tote bags ($49) aren’t your average reusable bags, these are made from durable 1000D Cordura nylon that can haul a bit more than the average grocery store purchase. Whether you use it for the market or to carry firewood…
Slashdot
NSA Chief: Nation-State Made ‘Conscious Effort’ To Sway US Presidential Election
The head of the US National Security Agency has said that a “nation-state” consciously targeted presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, in order to affect the US election. From an AOL article:Adm. Michael Rogers, who leads both the NSA and US Cyber Command, made the comments in…
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What does Congress want from smart helmets, HoloLens, and Pokémon Go?
Yesterday afternoon, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation met with representatives from the world of augmented reality for the first Congressional hearing on the industry. That included general counsel from the Entertainment Software Association; the CEO of AR helmet company…
Deals
Save Big on Bose’s Popular SoundTrue II Headphones
A pair (or two) of well-reviewed Bose headphones won’t break the bank today. In fact, $100 is a match for Prime Day, and within $10 of an all-time low. Just note that the remote on the discounted set will only work on iOS devices, but the audio will obviously work on anything with a headphone jack. Read…
Mashable
White nationalists: Not handling their Twitter apocalypse well
Several prominent members of the “alt-right” were banned from the platform on Tuesday, including Richard Spencer, whom some consider to be the “father” of the internet-savvy white nationalist movement.  SEE ALSO: White House, meet white nationalist: Steve Bannon gets top Trump job “The thing that…
Gizmodo
Stop Paying Department Store Prices for Rope,  and Just Use Lego to Make Your Own
Making rope is a deceptively simple task since most people don’t realize it’s actually a complex weave of smaller strands. But thanks to Lego master Nico71, if you’ve ever thought about making your own, you can build this intricately choreographed Lego braiding machine.Read more…
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SNES Cartridge | The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
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Fondoodler is a “hot glue gun” – but for cheese. Build with it. Write with it. Cook with it. Craft has finally met cheese.
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An alien invasion story from the aliens’ perspective except the aliens are humans from the future.
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Athoria Beauty Organic, Undiluted Aromatherapy Essential Oil Starter Set(6 Pack)
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Mashable
LeBron James gives Smithsonian $2.5 million to honor Muhammad Ali
King James is paying tribute to “The Greatest,” Muhammad Ali. NBA star LeBron James, along with his business partner Maverick Carter and the LeBron James Family Foundation, teamed up to donate $2.5 million to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.  The money will go…
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Drought in Northeast US expected to persist through February
The long-running drought in much of the Northeastern United States is expected to persist through the winter.
Latest Items from TreeHugger
This startup combines solar, lighting, WiFi, energy storage, and EV charging into a single unit
Totem Power’s platform takes the concept of a utility pole to a whole new level.
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Sustaining life from the ground up: The benefits of healthy soil
A new study details the surprising economic and environmental benefits of healthy soil.
Macworld
Stocking Stuffer Ideas, Deals and Discounts – Deal Alert
Just because it fits in a stocking doesn’t make it a good idea, or a smart use of your money this season. Here we’ve compiled a list of great techie stocking stuffer ideas that are reasonably priced, highly rated, and deeply discounted. We’ll update this list throughout the season as we find you more…
Mises Institute
Mandating Higher Wages Won’t Fix Japan’s Economy
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssGlobal EconomyMandating Higher Wages Won’t Fix Japan’s Economy Political Theory 0 Views Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan has announced plans to request that Japan’s corporate leaders increase salaries and wages at an upcoming meeting of government,…
Ars Technica
All the science fiction and fantasy novels you need to make it through winter
Enlarge / Detail from Christopher Doll’s cover art for The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet. (credit: Christopher Doll) Up here in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s the time of year when curling up with a book—or a stack of books—is pretty much mandatory. If you’re wondering where to start, we’ve got…
Gizmodo
Seabirds Are Going to Have to Crap a Lot More to Save the Arctic
Seabird poop: good for ruining your picnic at the beach, and apparently good for keeping the Arctic cool, too. But if the birds want to stop their summertime home from melting away, they’re going to have to start taking laxatives.Read more…
Digital Trends
Stay on target! Dogfighting Star Wars drones will make you feel 8 years old again
It’s nearly Christmas, and that means another Star Wars movie is about to take the theater by storm, which also means a massive amount of new Star Wars merchandise will be in stores over the next few weeks. You can probably pass most of it by, but you won’t want to miss these: Star Wars Battling Drones….
Digital Trends
Keep track of all your movement with GoPro’s GPS telemetry on the Hero5 Black
Well, color us intrigued — GoPro announced support for telemetry data logging and display on the new Hero5 Black camera on Thursday. As with Garmin’s Virb line of action cams, the Hero5 Black gathers data about speed, distance, and elevation from its built-in GPS. With the latest version of the Quik…
How-To Geek
Why Is Part of My Keyboard Typing the Wrong Characters?
Whether it is a cat laying on the keyboard, a young child banging on random keys, or some other form of keyboard catastrophe, our keyboards can suddenly start displaying strange and frustrating behavior. With that in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A post has some solutions for a reader’s laptop keyboard…
Popular Science
China’s deep spacecraft will be guided by X-ray pulses from distant stars
Blog: Eastern Arsenal The country is launching the first satellite in the world that won’t be guided from Earth. China launches the first satellite in the world that won’t be guided from earth, but rather by the powerful x-ray pulses of distant stars.
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Apple’s Siri could be an insanely useful addition to iMessage, patent shows
In the ever-raging wars for personal assistant supremacy, Apple’s Siri often comes up short to rivals like Google Assistant. That could change soon however as a newly discovered Apple patent points to the digital assistant making a home for itself inside iMessage, the tech giant’s own messaging platform. “Ho-hum,”…
9to5Mac
MacBook Pro external display support explained: 4K, 5K, adapters & other requirements
Wondering what adapter or cable you need to connect your display to the new MacBook Pro’s USB-C ports? Apple this afternoon published an updated support document offering specifics on requirements for connecting 4K and 5K external displays to its new MacBook Pro models, including supported adapters…
9to5Mac
How-To: Transfer files quickly between two MacBook Pros using Thunderbolt 3 and Target Disk Mode [Video]
Target Disk Mode isn’t a new technology, but the fact that you can now transfer files using Thunderbolt 3 is new. Target Disk Mode allows you to quickly share files between two MacBook Pros using Thunderbolt 3. Watch our video walk-through as we guide you through the process step-by-step. more…Filed…
9to5Mac
Upthere cloud service will scan & upload 1000 4×6 photos free if you try it before 2017
Upthere is a relatively new cloud service created in part by ex-OS X chief Bertrand Serlet, and the company has a special promotion kicking off today. The company is partnering with ScanMyPhotos.com to give away 1000 free 4×6 photo scans for Upthere customers. more…Filed under: Apple
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French centre-right rivals face off in final primary debate
Just days ahead of the opening round of France’s conservative party primary on Sunday, contenders for the centre-right presidential candidacy are participating in Thursday night’s final televised debate.
Tools and Toys
Distil Union’s New “Wally Agent” Bifold Wallet
This week, the folks at Distil Union added a new wallet to their lineup: the Wally Agent. Super slim and designed for front-pocket carry, this full-grain leather bifold sports the following features: A fabric-lined billfold section, which accommodates up to 30 bills from around the world. Two…
Mashable
Jon Stewart says Trump is ‘a reaction’ to both Democrats and Republicans
Jon Stewart has some choice words to say about both Republicans and Democrats. In making his press rounds to promote his new book, The Daily Show: An Oral History, the longtime political comedian was asked by Charlie Rose of CBS This Morning about his reaction to the surprising victory of President-elect…
CNET News.com
Samsung still No. 1 smartphone maker despite Note 7 woes – CNET
Samsung continues to be the most popular smartphone manufacturer in the world, according to Gartner, but is losing ground to Chinese manufacturers.
Mashable
Watching Hillary Clinton lose made women feel worse about their own careers
After watching a woman who prepared for the job for 30 years lose out to a man with no experience in last week’s presidential election, women are questioning their own career prospects.  A survey by the career website InHerSight found that 76 percent of women felt worse about their own careers after…
Techbargains.com
Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 for PC (Fully Installable, No Subs) $119.25
Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 for PC (Fully Installable, No Subs) $119.25
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Canon imageCLASS MF628CW Color Laser All-in-One Wireless Printer $179.99
Canon imageCLASS MF628CW Color Laser All-in-One Wireless Printer $179.99
Latest news
McDonald’s planning to launch mobile ordering, payments in 2017
McDonald’s mobile push will start with 10 major markets in the US.
Latest news
The Linux Foundation changes its events’ branding
The top ‘Linux’ event is being consolidated with other conferences under the ‘open source’ name.
Slashdot
German Minister: Facebook Should Be Treated Like a Media Company Rather Than a Technology Platform
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Germany’s Justice Minister says he believes Facebook should be treated like a media company rather than a technology platform, suggesting he favors moves to make social media groups criminally liable for failing to remove hate speech. Under a program…
Fast Company
How Technology Is Helping (And Hindering) Criminal Justice Reform
Data-powered policing and a hyper-connected citizenry are changing criminal justice, but the hard work of reform is just getting started. Data-powered policing and a hyper-connected citizenry are changing criminal justice, but the hard work of reform is just getting started.If…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Owl feathers pass their wisdom on to wind turbines
Owls are known for their near-silent flight, which allows them to swoop down on prey unheard. Wind turbines, on the other hand, are often accused of being too noisy. A team of British and American scientists is currently addressing the one situation with the other, by copying the structure…
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Samsung HW-K450 2.1ch 300-Watt Soundbar w/ Wireless Subwoofer $147.99
Samsung HW-K450 2.1ch 300-Watt Soundbar w/ Wireless Subwoofer $147.99
Mashable
7 signs the news you’re sharing is fake
Fake news is like the living dead of new media. It is unkillable. Even after Facebook and Google finally agreed to strip away the financial incentive driving the creation of this garbage, it continues to flood our Facebook feeds and thrive in Google search results. SEE ALSO: It’s time to stop blaming…
ArchDaily
5 Firms Shortlisted for 2017 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program
Escobedo Soliz Studio’s “Weaving the Courtyard” – 2016 winner of MoMA PS1’s YAP. Image © Rafael Gamo MoMA P.S.1 has named five finalists competing in the 2017 Young Architects Program (YAP).Now in it’s 17th year, the competition was founded to offer emerging architectural talent the opportunity…
The Verge – All Posts
A bleak-looking sea ice graph has Twitter in a frenzy
Climate scientists and science reporters are buzzing about a new graph showing data from the National Snow and Ice Data Center, which gives a unexpectedly bleak portrait of current sea ice area at the poles. The conversation around the graph has been heated at times, and gives those with a casual interest…
Lifehacker
Workflow Makes It Easier to Create, Share, and Import Workflows
iOS: Workflow is an intensely powerful app for iOS that allows you to create small little micro-apps that trigger specific actions inside an app, like instantly capturing a note in Notes or downloading a file from a URL. It’s always been relatively complex to use, but today it’s getting easier.The big…
Newswise: SciNews
Study Reveals New Information on How Brain Cancer Spreads
Glioblastoma multiforme remains the most common and highly lethal brain cancer and is known for its ability to relapse.
Newswise: SciNews
Men’s Brains Are Found to Be More Greedy Than Women’s
It has long been known to science that women find it easier than men to multitask and switch between tasks. But identifying exactly which areas of male and female brains respond differently and why has so far been unclear.
Newswise: SciNews
Supercomputer Simulations Help Develop New Approach to Fight Antibiotic Resistance
Supercomputer simulations at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have played a key role in discovering a new class of drug candidates that hold promise to combat antibiotic resistance. In a study led by the University of Oklahoma with ORNL, the University of Tennessee and Saint Louis…
Newswise: SciNews
Asteroid Impacts Could Create Habitats for Life
An international team of 38 scientists, including Rutgers’ Sonia Tikoo, has shown how large asteroid impacts deform rocks and possibly create habitats for early life on Earth and elsewhere.
Newswise: SciNews
Engineering a More Efficient System for Harnessing Carbon Dioxide
A team from the Max-Planck-Institute (MPI) for Terrestrial Microbiology in Marburg, Germany has reverse engineered a biosynthetic pathway for more effective carbon fixation that is based on a new CO2-fixing enzyme that is nearly 20 times faster than the most prevalent enzyme in nature responsible for…
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Scientists Rewrite Bacteria’s Genetic Code
By recoding bacterial genomes such as E. coli, it is possible to create organisms that can potentially synthesize products not commonly found in nature.
Newswise: SciNews
Supercomputers’ Pit Crews
At DOE’s computing centers, researchers work with user support teams to get the best performance from supercomputers. The members of the support team are curious, driven scientists who have taken on the challenge of some of the world’s most complex computers.
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Volvo Concierge brings the gas station to you
Today at the LA Auto Show, Swedish car maker Volvo introduced its new Concierge app. The application is a quick way to get third-party vendors to wash, refuel and service Volvos. The best part is that you don’t even have to leave your house to have a…
Architectural Record
“Live” Buckminster Fuller Documentary Returns to L.A.
Movies are a classic escape, which is why last week, in the aftermath of the contentious presidential election, it was no surprise that more than 350 people crowded into a darkened auditorium at Los Angeles’ Skirball Cultural Center for some respite, and perhaps a little inspiration.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Closing tech gaps can fortify advanced manufacturing, save $100 billion
To spur significant innovation and growth in advanced manufacturing, as well as save over $100 billion annually, U.S. industry must rectify currently unmet needs for measurement science and “proof-of-concept” demonstrations of emerging technologies. This is the overall conclusion reached by economic…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Climate change could outpace EPA Lake Champlain protections, study says
New research suggests that Lake Champlain may be more susceptible to damage from climate change than was previously understood—and that, therefore, the rules created by the EPA to protect the lake may be inadequate to prevent algae blooms and water quality problems as the region gets hotter and wetter.
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Agri-Fab Push Lawn Sweeper – Leaves, Grass Clippings, and Lawn Debris
Forget raking up endless piles of leaves and just take a nice quiet stroll around your yard on a crisp Autumn day and sweep up all those pesky leaves, grass clippings, pinecones, and other small lawn debris using this Agri-Fab Push Lawn Sweeper.Click Here For Complete Details
Lifehacker
The Psychological Reasons We Shop Like Crazy on Black Friday
Even if you’re not planning a doorbuster run, there’s no escaping Black Friday madness. Stores have been “leaking” deals since October, teasing shoppers with previews, and even trying to lure shopping humbugs with special online deals and flash sales. Though the numbers were down last year, shoppers…
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The Canadian Army’s Recruitment Site Was Hacked
The Canadian army’s public recruitment website was hacked on Thursday and briefly redirected visitors to the official website of the Chinese government.The hack was first noticed on social media early on Thursday afternoon, and by 3 PM EST the army’s website no longer directed users to the Chinese government’s…
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Armpit Bacteria Transplants Could Save Us From Our Stink
For the record, Chris Callewaert doesn’t stink. Though the post-doctoral researcher at the University of California dubs himself Dr. Armpit, and spends his time trying to find a cure for body odor, when I spoke with him at the Biofabricate conference in New York on Thursday, there were no malodorous…
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The Wirecutter’s best deals: Samsung’s SmartThings Hub is 50 percent off
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer’s guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read their continuously updated list of deals here. You may…
SpaceNews.com
Bigelow calls on Trump to sharply increase NASA spending
HOUSTON — Space entrepreneur Robert Bigelow said Nov. 17 that he believes that the Trump administration should as much as double NASA’s budget in the coming years and make plans for a human return to the moon. Bigelow, the founder of commercial space habitat developer Bigelow Aerospace, argued in a…
CNET News.com
The next iPhone camera could recognize faces and objects using AR – CNET
Apple will reportedly bring augmented reality to its iPhone camera app.
Fast Company
This Surgeon Says He Can Revolutionize Operations With Magnets
Alberto Rodriguez-Navarro, CEO of Levita Magnetics, created a surgical system that requires only a single point of entry: the belly button. Alberto Rodriguez-Navarro, CEO of Levita Magnetics, created a surgical system that requires only a single point of entry: the belly button.The…
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Philips BDP7501 True 4K Ultra HD Wireless Smart Blu-Ray Player w/ Creed $179.99
Philips BDP7501 True 4K Ultra HD Wireless Smart Blu-Ray Player w/ Creed $179.99
Big Think
Buddhism in a Time of Anxiety and Uncertainty
During a time of division and fear, the Buddhist path offers insights into surviving and uniting.Read More
Big Think
10 Islamic Philosophers, and Why You Should Know Them
We can all rattle off a few Greek philosophers to win a trivia prize, but how many Islamic philosophers are you familiar with? Here’s a primer.Read More
GearMoose
Mountain Standard Mountain Flannel
Your go-to flannel this winter.
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James Clapper, who led America’s digital mass surveillance efforts, has resigned
James Clapper, the US Director of National Intelligence, submitted his letter of resignation yesterday, making room for a new head of national security operations to be appointed by President-elect Donald Trump. Clapper oversees the NSA, the FBI, the CIA, and the DEA, as well as 13 other agencies…
Tools and Toys
OmniGraffle 7
Our friends at The Omni Group recently released version 7 of their popular OmniGraffle application. OmniGraffle is a powerful drawing and diagramming application. New for 7.0 is: Point Editor Tool Infinite Canvas Artboards & Artboard Layers (requires Pro upgrade) Convert Text to…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
In-Store Pickup Now Available for MacBook Pro With Touch Bar
Starting today, Apple has made in-store pickup available for the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar in the United States, allowing customers to check stock at their local store and reserve a machine online. The MacBook Pro first started popping up in retail stores on Tuesday, but because there was no…
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Monoprice Pre-Black Friday Sale – 15% off Sitewide
Monoprice Pre-Black Friday Sale – 15% off Sitewide
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Gasp! Wildfires cause hacking and wheezing across the South
Asthma sufferers and others with breathing problems are turning up at hospitals and doctors’ waiting rooms, wheezing and hacking. Schoolchildren are being kept inside at recess. And people whose lungs are easily irritated are being told to close the windows and run the air conditioner if they have one.
BBC News – World
Peggy Whitson: Oldest woman in space blasts off to ISS
Nasa astronaut Peggy Whitson, 56, breaks more records as she heads to the ISS for the third time.
Ars Technica
World’s largest music torrent site goes dark, disputes report about server seizure [Updated]
It took nearly 10 years, but authorities have finally targeted and taken down What.cd, which had risen to become the Internet’s largest invite-only, music-trading torrent site. The news was confirmed by the tracker’s official Twitter account on Thursday via two posts: “We are not likely…
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Jefferson Lab’s Newest Cluster Makes Top500 List of Fastest Supercomputers
For the third time in its history, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is home to one of the world’s 500 fastest supercomputers. The SciPhi-XVI supercomputer was just listed as a TOP500 Supercomputer Site on November 14, placing 397th on the 48th edition of the list of the world’s top supercomputers.
Physics News
Scientists discover method for sculpting how chemicals spread in fluid flows
Art was created with proportions in mind so spaces would make mathematical sense. Now two mathematicians from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and their team have created art …
Physics News
Obama Advisers Say CRISPR is a Bioterror Threat
FiveThirtyEight
What Should Democrats Do Now?
In this week’s politics chat, we assess Democrats’ options after Hillary Clinton’s loss in the presidential election. The transcript below has been lightly edited.micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): Welcome Harry and Clare to our first post-election politics chat! Our dear chat-mate Nate Silver is…
WIRED
McLaren Has Big Plans for Another Utterly Insane Supercar
McLaren is bringing back that driver-first layout in a “Hyper-GT” car it has codenamed the BP23. The post McLaren Has Big Plans for Another Utterly Insane Supercar appeared first on WIRED.
Digital Trends
Wacom’s latest digital pen is designed to feel more like the old pen on paper
The company helping artists to use a pen to create digital art is aiming for an even more realistic feel — on Wednesday, Wacom announced its latest pro-level digital pen display, the Cintiq Pro 13 and 16. Both displays gain four times more accuracy than previous options, Wacom says, thanks to the included…
Gizmodo
Here Are The Biggest Trouble Spots That President Trump Will Face On Day One
Donald Trump will be the President of the United States in just a few weeks, and it’s anyone’s guess what plans he has for the military—as of this writing, the president-elect’s transition team has yet to contact the Pentagon. But it’s not so much how many troops you have, or what equipment they’re carrying,…
Mashable
This magical notebook will sync your scribbles to your iPhone
The ‘Slice Planner’ uses computer vision and augmented reality to digitize written information and sync it across devices. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Slice Planner, Invention, Kickstarter, and Calendar Apps
The Verge – All Posts
One patient’s blood might hold a new weapon against HIV
The key to developing a new drug to fight HIV may lie in the blood of a patient whose immune system can control the infection, a new study says. Scientists discovered proteins in the patient’s blood that blocked the virus from infecting immune cells. Researchers hope to harness these proteins not only…
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Laser used to control mouse’s brain — and speed up milkshake consumption
The ability to control very small groups of neurons could have big implications for brain science.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20995
Ars Technica
What might have been: US introduces plan for “deep decarbonization”
Enlarge / Like those glaciers? Here’s how to keep them. The stated goal of recent international climate negotiations includes keeping global temperatures from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial conditions. The Paris climate agreement included emissions limits that everyone…
Latest news
Noted Apple analyst gives OLED iPhone 8 predictions
There will be three versions of the iPhone 8 when it launches in 2017, if a new report is correct.
Curbed National
One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s last buildings slated for demolition
Designed in 1958, the Lockridge Medical Center is a rare example of the architect’s work in Montana A rare Frank Lloyd Wright building in Montana, designed in the later years of his life, is in danger of being demolished. This later-period Wright work in the town of Whitefish was designed in 1958 and…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
5 ways to cut down on Thanksgiving food waste
Whether you’re planning the menu, hosting the dinner, or coming as a guest, these tips minimize food waste and maximize savings.
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Toyota confirms it will develop electric vehicles
Toyota’s still adamant that it’s going to get the world hooked on hydrogen-powered cars in our (hopefully) green future. But in the meantime, it’s decided to dive head-first into building its first all-electric vehicle to take on Tesla. The carmaker has announced that it’s launching a “virtual” company…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Steroid shot to eardrum defeats dizziness
Meniere’s disease is a debilitating condition, causing dizzy spells so severe that sufferers sometimes can’t stand on their own for up to 24 hours – they may also experience temporary hearing loss, nausea and even vomiting. While there is a treatment, it can cause permanent loss of hearing….
CNET News.com
The AirPlay loophole is chipping away at iTunes’ monopoly on Apple TV – CNET
Commentary: A recent change to Vudu’s iOS app lets you play videos on your Apple TV — despite the fact that there’s no official app on the box itself.
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Americans to Trump: Healthcare is the top priority for first 100 days
Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 10: President Barack Obama talks with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House. (credit: Getty | The Washington Post) Of all the hot-button issues chucked around during the Presidential election, healthcare landed as the top priority…
Mashable
There’s already a plan to fight Trump’s Muslim registry, and it’s brilliant
Throughout Trump’s campaign, the candidate promised he would start a Muslim registry, and now that promise looks increasingly likely to become real. On The Kelly File last night, Megyn Kelly interrogated a Trump surrogate, Carl Higbie, who alleged that the Trump campaign had judicial precedent for establishing…
BBC News – World
Falling baby caught by nine-year-old brother
A baby boy who fell from a changing table was caught just in time by his nine-year-old brother, Joseph, in Florida.
TechCrunch
Handshake nabs another $20M to make the job hunt more fair
 Speaking from experience, finding jobs outside the region you went to college in is incredibly challenging. Sure, large Fortune 100 companies have programs in place to make it easy to recruit for offices in disparate cities, but if you are looking for a job at a company that doesn’t fit that profile,…
Lifehacker
Two Simple Ways to Check If Your Hair Loss Is Within Normal Limits
A little hair loss is perfectly normal. But if you think you’re seeing a few more hairs in the shower drain than usual, there are a couple methods you can use to check for abnormal hair loss at home.The general consensus among hair loss experts is that an average person loses somewhere between 50 and…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
US solar panel maker to cut 1,600 jobs, 450 at plant in Ohio
The biggest U.S. manufacturer of solar panels is cutting a quarter of its jobs worldwide and will reduce production at its only North American plant.
The Next Web
This iPad-like ‘Apple Mirror’ is all I want for Christmas
With an uninspiring new MacBook line and declining marketshare in the tablet space, are mirrors what’s next for Apple? Created by designer Rafael Dymek, the ‘Apple Mirror’ is like an iPad on steroids. Although not made by Apple, it’s certainly Apple-inspired, down to the name — which Apple will almost…
BBC News – World
Obama’s hopes for Trump’s approach to Russia
US President Barack Obama has said he hopes president-elect Donald Trump will stand up to Russia, and not do “whatever is convenient at the time”.
BBC News – World
Iraq conflict: IS suicide attack on wedding kills 17
A suicide car bomb attack on a wedding near Baghdad, claimed by IS, kills at least 17 people.
VentureBeat
Intel will test Nervana’s ‘Lake Crest’ silicon in first half of 2017, ‘Knights Crest’ also coming
At its inaugural “AI Day” event in San Francisco today, Intel talked for the first time about what it will do with artificial intelligence (AI) startup Nervana following its acquisition earlier this year. At least two types of hardware will come out of the deal, according to a statement. Intel will…
VentureBeat
Star Wars: Battlefront’s Rogue One expansion debuts next month
Electronic Arts is celebrating the launch of the first Star Wars live-action spinoff film and the one year anniversary of its Star Wars shooter with the launch of the game’s final expansion next month. Players who own the season pass for Star Wars: Battlefront will get the Rogue One: Scarif add-on on…
VentureBeat
AWS will build 5 more solar farms in Virginia
Public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) today said it will build five more solar farms in Virginia to meet the power needs of its data center infrastructure in the state. This builds on the original Amazon Solar Farm announced last year. Dominion Resources will operate AWS’ original Virginia…
VentureBeat
Hey, Silicon Valley: This election shows we have to give back
GUEST: Like many in Silicon Valley, I was surprised at the results of the election. But now that the shock has worn off, I’ve reminded of a key insight Abraham Maslow taught us: If a person’s basic physiological needs are not being met or are threatened, why would they care for issues on race relations…
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Elio unveils its latest 84 mpg three-wheeled prototype
As Elio works it’s way toward manufacturing, it’s been progressively updating its pre-production car. Today at the LA Auto Show it unveiled the E1C engineering vehicle. This latest version of the gas-powered, 84-mile-per-gallon car is about 80 percent production ready and focuses on safety, interior…
Curbed National
Minimalist modular sofa combines simple steel frame and cushions
A budget version of Le Corbu’s Petite Modele, perhaps? Here’s another entrant in the modular, build-it-yourself furniture game, this time from Korean industrial designer Cho Hyung Suk for homeware brand Munito. The aptly-named Frame Sofa is just that: Block-like cushions arranged in a frame that holds…
Digital Trends
Despite rising threats, Congress isn’t keen on creating a smart appliance regulatory agency
While testifying at a recent House of Representatives hearing, IBM adviser and Harvard University lecturer Bruce Schneier contended that appliances connected to the internet deserve a strong set of federal regulations and standards. Similar to the way the federal government regulates automobiles, Schneier put…
Acquire
Shinola and General Electric launch a line of home accessories
The line will feature wall clocks and power cords.Photos: ShinolaShinola is teaming up with General Electric on a new line of home accessories that are built in the US from imported parts. The highlight of the collection is the line of wall clocks that are jumbo versions of their signature timepieces…
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Smart Fortwo Electric Drive impressions: an ideal city commuter
Smart’s line of teeny-tiny cars have been “cute” since day one, but the 2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive is something more. More mature, more stately, more refined. It’s all grown up – or, as grown as a 106.1-inch vehicle can be – and we recently had the chance to cruise around Miami’s ever-present gridlock. …
CNET News.com
The country where a lot more people die taking selfies – CNET
Technically Incorrect: A new study points to more than half of selfie-related deaths happening in just one country. Guess where.
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Uber uses trip data to recommend popular restaurants
As you might expect, a lot of Uber riders use the service to get to and from restaurants and bars. Thanks to its customer base, the ride-sharing company has a lot of info on which spots are popular in the cities where it operates. Uber announced this week that its putting all of those trip details to…
Digital Trends
Google’s Live Cases for your phone integrate with your Pixel’s wallpaper
Enjoying your new Pixel smartphone? If you still haven’t gotten a case for it, Google has two new Live Cases and they go a little further than just protecting your phone. The Google Earth Live Case uses satellite imagery from Google Earth to envelope the exterior of your Pixel with beautiful landscapes….
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UK politicians demand Brexit guarantee for EU scientists
Influential committee says researchers need assurances that they can stay after UK leaves European Union.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21015
Discover Magazine
Breeding Made Dogs Less Athletic
Is your dog a natural athlete or a couch pup-tato? The answer might depend on how far removed it is from its wild ancestors. Dogs that are more similar to wolves have kept more of their natural athleticism, while breeding has rendered other types of dogs a little…less impressive. Caleb Bryce,…
Acquire
adidas unveils the first shoe to use Biosteel fiber
The fabric replicates silk with a fully biodegradable material.Photos: adidasadidas is previewing a new fabric technology for a potential future sneaker with the Futurecraft Biofabric. The sneaker uses a 100% biodegradable fabric that emulates natural silk that is not only lighter than traditional synthetics,…
Lifehacker
Make Kale Less Bitter by Massaging and Cutting It Before You Rinse
Kale and other leafy greens greatly benefit from a nice massage before you mix them in a salad. But if kale’s bitter flavor bothers your taste buds, you might want to change the usual order of operations.In this video from the Wired YouTube channel, Dan Souza from Cook’s Science and America’s Test Kitchen…
Mashable
Google bans hundreds behind major Pixel resale scheme
Google has suspended hundreds of accounts owned by people who took part in a smartphone resale scheme designed to exploit a loophole in sales tax law. The banned accounts had apparently all ordered Google Pixel phones to be shipped to a single address in New Hampshire, a state with no sales tax. From…
SlashGear
Star Wars office paper comes in a box that doubles as artwork
There’s a fine line between a fun Star Wars-themed item and a seemingly pointless Star Wars-themed item. We’ll let you decide which category the following product falls into, but we’ll presume its the latter one: office paper. As in, the white sheets of ordinary paper you put in the inkjet and use to…
Mashable
IOC bans 16 athletes for doping in 2008 Beijing Olympics
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Thursday that it banned 16 athletes for failing anti-doping tests at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.  Though none of the 16 athletes are gold medalists, three were forced to forfeit their silvers and seven gave up their bronzes. All tested positive for…
Digital Trends
Meet the AirSelfie, a quadcopter so tiny it lives in a phone case
The AirSelfie is the latest advance in the never-ending technological pursuit of the perfect selfie. The minuscule quadcopter fits in the palm of your hand and slides into a custom phone case for storage and charging. It can only fly for three minutes, but that is enough time for its intended use of…
ReadWrite
ARM has prescription for medical devices for chronic conditions
Digital health firm US TrustedCare and ARM, a leader in the semiconductor market, have announced a partnership to build medical devices for people with chronic conditions. The new collaboration will give third-parties access to variety of secure, authenticated, and auditable medical information. US…
Gizmodo
40,000 Definitely Real People Have Applied for Jobs on Donald Trump’s Broken Website
Speaking to Fox News on Thursday, RNC Chief Strategist Sean Spicer boasted that “almost 50,000″ people have submitted resumes to join the Donald Trump administration through his website. Whether all of those people are real, however, is far from certain.Read more…
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Police Body Cameras Appear to Moderate Interactions With Civilians
A study of seven jurisdictions found that when cops wear body cameras, complaints against them by civilians fall precipitously.   — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Mashable
Global warming gobbled up a piece of sea ice the size of Alaska and Texas combined
Something strange and unnerving is happening in the Arctic: A chunk of sea ice bigger than the states of Alaska and Texas combined was missing from the sea ice cover at the end of October.  And now as we head into Thanksgiving, sea ice is still sitting at record low daily levels, with air temperatures…
Lifehacker
The Pirate Radio Playlist
Music and piracy have an intertwined relationship. As long as we’ve been recording songs, those outside the law have been broadcasting the signal to anyone who will listen. This playlist celebrates one of the earliest forms of music in a legal gray area: pirate radio.Read more…
Digital Trends
Report: A mysterious NYC skyscraper owned by AT&T was a key NSA surveillance site
In case there were any doubts about AT&T’s role in government spying, let them be dispelled now. Turns out that a mysterious building in New York City known as the AT&T Long Lines Building was actually one of the National Security Agency’s most valuable assets and was involved in mass surveillance…
Digital Trends
Mazda commits to electric vehicles by 2019, likely in partnership with Toyota
Mazda is joining with electric car commitment lineup, though it is hedging its bets. Mazda told Australian press at the Los Angeles Auto Show it will likely start with a low-volume electric vehicle, teaming with Toyota in developing an electric powertrain with an optional rotary engine range extender, according…
HiConsumption
PK360 Grill & Smoker
A cast aluminum and steel grill that’ll have you eating like a king all winter.
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Aroma 3-in-1 Grillet
The Aroma 3-in-1 Grillet has a pretty low price, a pretty decent number of skills, and pretty high marks from Amazon reviewers. It’s also a pretty safe gift to give this year because it’s completely inoffensive, doesn’t require a WiFi connection or cellular plan, and is one size fits all. And even if…
BBC News – World
Trump election: Baltic warning over Russian move on Nato
Lithuania says Vladimir Putin may test Nato in the Baltics before Donald Trump becomes US president.
SlashGear
Google Pixel encryption promised to be stronger, faster
One of the biggest criticisms of Google’s open mobile platform is security. For some, especially those looking from the iOS camp, Android’s security framework is a joke. That’s not to say that Google hasn’t been working on improving the situation significantly. Especially in its first ever “by Google”…
Digital Trends
Artificial intelligence used to predict whether your next selfie could be your last
Death by selfie sounds like a scene from one of the Final Destination movies but, apparently, it’s actually a thing. In 2014, 15 people died while snapping a selfie, followed by 39 people in 2015, and 73 in the first eight months of 2016. So what, if anything, can be done about this escalating trend? That’s…
Digital Trends
Liquid silicon chips could integrate hardware and software for performance boost
Today’s PC processors keep getting more powerful even as they use smaller and smaller transistors. Moore’s law, which states that computer processing power will double every two years, has been put under some pressure in recent years and it is questionable if current technology will be able to keep up….
CNET News.com
Fake news and Daydreams: Girt by CNET podcast 94 – CNET
There’s a double-whammy of leaving reality behind this week, as we talk Facebook’s fake news woes and Google’s new VR headset.
The Next Web
White supremacists plan to flood Twitter with ‘fake black people’
  White supremacists are planning to create ‘fake black people’ accounts in protest to Twitter’s perceived crackdown on the alt-right. Earlier this week, Twitter shuttered the accounts of numerous members belonging to white supremacy, neo-nazi, and alt-right members. In light of the perceived slight,…
Mashable
Airbnb’s update can help you make extra cash as a tour guide
Airbnb isn’t just for rentals anymore. During the company’s Airbnb Open conference in Los Angeles Thursday, CEO Brian Chesky unveiled an ambitious plan to turn the company into an all-encompassing travel company. The first step of that plan? A new feature called Trips, which helps travelers find more…
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Asia-Pacific Gateway 54Tbps subsea cable completes construction
NEC’s subsea cable owned by a consortium of telcos in Japan, China, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam has completed construction amid the race to build out fibre-optics across APAC.
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Full Fact wants to automate fact checking to fight fake news
“If we can’t discriminate between serious arguments and propaganda, then we have problems.” That’s President Obama speaking to the threat of outright fake and inaccurate news. In an effort to combat this, and ensure that people are well-informed, UK…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
NASA realizes SLS and Orion are too expensive, opens door to competitors
Enlarge / Artist concept of the Space Launch System. (credit: NASA/MSFC) With a new presidential administration promising to review its human spaceflight activities, NASA on Thursday continued to signal a willingness to consider alternatives to its exploration systems—the Space Launch System rocket,…
Archinect – News
Latest from the 2016 World Architecture Festival: Day Two winners
It’s Day Two at the 2016 World Architecture Festival, which concluded with seven more winners in the Completed Building category and nine Future Projects winners. Now that all the category winners have been revealed, the design teams will face off in one final round of project critiques with the super…
DigsDigs
38 Eye-Catchy Christmas Arrangements
There’s a month left before Christmas, and some of us already feel the festive spirit. Decorating for Christmas can be started beforehand to raise the mood, to feel the holidays and to have fun together. Various types of arrangements are ideal for décor for any holiday and season, they can be centerpieces,…
CNET News.com
Of Human Action – CNET
Three universes walk into a bar: Harry Potter, Star Wars and the MCU. Just kidding this isn’t a showdown episode (though there is some trivia at the end!), instead it’s a guest star episode.
Gizmodo
Silly Short Re-Imagines How Day Turns Into Night
Sure, we could blame the darkness of the night on the Earth’s rotation and the dang Sun and no more daylight savings time but where’s the fun in that? It’s much goofier to imagine a comically big space being called Mr. Night running around the neighborhood turning everything dark with the touch of his…
Gear Patrol
Can Vitamins Be Cool? This Startup Thinks So
Vitamins are complicated. Care/of is a new startup making it personalized supplements dead simple. …Read More »
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The best kitchen gadgets for the chef in your life
Too many cooks spoil the broth, so the old saying goes, but in our hectic modern world most of us would welcome some extra help in the kitchen. Whether your loved ones are culinary artists looking for some exciting new toys to play with, or well-meaning amateurs who could use some high-tech…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Slightly cooler October finally breaks 16-month hot streak
Every month since May 2015 has broken the record for average global temperature recorded that month. Finally, after a 16-month hot streak, October 2016 saw slightly cooler temperatures than those recorded this time last year, thanks largely to the La Niña weather phenomenon. But before climate…
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Hyundai will give away free rides in its ad-branded EVs
Ride sharing is getting some serious interest with both titans and startups: Google opened its Waze Rider program in the Bay Area back in September, while Danish carmaker Spiri will unleash its fleet of small, spry electric vehicles for a ride-sharin…
Fast Company
How Protecting Freelancers Could Boost The U.S. Economy
Freelancers could help reduce the rising cost of living in major cities while boosting the economies of those in decline. Freelancers could help reduce the rising cost of living in major cities while boosting the economies of those in decline.The era of industrialization set many…
The Next Web
Facebook now lets users trigger Safety Checks
Facebook’s Safety Check is a powerful tool to help users find out if their loved ones are okay in case they’re in an area struck by a natural disaster or crisis. It’s great, except for the fact that people have to wait for Facebook to manually turn it on. That’s about to change: The social network will…
Mashable
Musician blasts racism in speech, after receiving ‘brown people’ award
New Zealand RnB artist Aaradhna doesn’t want your ignorantly-labelled award. Aaradhna Jayantilal Patel was awarded the Best Album in the Urban and Hip Hop category at Grammy Awards equivalent Thursday, for her album Brown Girl. Problem is, she’s not a hip hop artist; she’s a soul singer. But…
EETimes:
Intel’s Nervana Attacks GPUs
Intel will ship AI accelerators from Nervana next year as part of a broad machine learning strategy that is still waiting on its acquisition of Movidius to close.
Top News – MIT Technology Review
Manufacturing Jobs Aren’t Coming Back
President-elect Trump’s promise to bring back production jobs ignores the realities of advanced manufacturing.
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Amazon launches pre-Black Friday Alexa-exclusive deals
If you’re doing some pre-Black Friday shopping this weekend from Amazon, you may as well take advantage of the website’s Alexa-exclusive deals. So long as you’re down for some voice shopping, you can grab nice items at a discount starting today until…
CNET News.com
Amazon confronts Trump’s view of the US head on – CNET
Technically Incorrect: In a time of divisiveness, Amazon creates a new Amazon Prime ad that will surely be talked about.
Reason.com Full Feed
Ignore the Mob—Long Live the Electoral College
This week, anti-Trump protesters hit the streets in big cities around the country, chanting “This is what democracy looks like!” Yes. That’s the problem. For many Democrats, the greatest political system is the one that instills their party with the most power. Now that it looks like Hillary Clinton…
MakeUseOf
How to Save Thousands With a Credit Card Balance Transfer
Credit card debt is killing America. There so many things to buy, and the problem is made worse by all the cards with tempting reward programs that entice us to spend just a little more . . . and it’s too easy to rationalize such purchases. I’ve had to deal with this problem myself. Now that I’m free…
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Soybean plants with fewer leaves yield more
Using computer model simulations, scientists have predicted that modern soybean crops produce more leaves than they need to the detriment of yield—a problem made worse by rising atmospheric carbon dioxide. They tested their prediction by removing about one third of the emerging leaves on soybeans and…
MakeUseOf
How to Transfer Music, PDFs, and Other Files From Mac to iPhone
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve said “I just want to put this [insert file type here] on my phone!” Apple doesn’t always make it easy to get things like PDFs, videos, or iWork files from your Mac to your iPhone. Through a lot of trial and error, though, I’ve figured a lot of it out. Let me save…
MakeUseOf
The Beginner’s Guide to CPU Overclocking
To some, the term overclocking conjures up images of fried motherboards and exploding CPUs. To others, it’s commonplace.  In reality, the process of overclocking either your CPU or GPU is simple and safe. Best of all, it can provide a significant performance boost. There are, however, a few concerns…
MakeUseOf
15 Business Letter Templates for Microsoft Word to Save You Time
You have enough business tasks to take care of and creating letters from scratch does not have to be one of them. These business letter templates for Microsoft Word can help show you what to write and how to deliver your message professionally. Basic Business Letters 1. Company Letter of Introduction…
MakeUseOf
10+ Gift Ideas for Anyone Who Owns a Raspberry Pi
The Raspberry Pi is always a great gift for geeks. But what if they already have a Pi? Well, the whole point of the Pi is the number of things you can do with it, so help them out with some excellent Pi-centric gifts. In case you’re unfamiliar with the device, we’ve answered the most common questions…
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Get a $180 Chromebook, Discounted Musical Instruments, and More [US/CA]
It feels like it’s Black Friday already with the crazy deals you can get. There’s a $180 Chromebook, a $148 soundbar from Samsung, Yamaha keyboards and guitars, vacuum cleaners, Bluetooth speakers, and much more. US Deals Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Chromebook ($179.99, 35% Off) Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Chromebook…
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7 Simple Steps to Diagnose a Network Problem
Of all the types of problems you can have with your computer, network issues might be one of the worst. Though our computers can do a lot offline, being cut off from the internet isn’t fun. Even worse, when you can’t get online, you can’t easily research fixes for your problem. Let’s step through the…
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Exotic property of salty solutions discovered
Potsdam, Germany (SPX) Nov 14, 2016 Water and aqueous solutions can behave strangely under pressure. Experiments carried out at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences using Raman spectroscopy and a diamond anvil cell showed that magnesium sulfate dissolved in water was separated less than…
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Researchers discover new method to dissipate heat in electronic devices
Riverside CA (SPX) Nov 14, 2016 Controlling the flow of heat through semiconductor materials is an important challenge in developing smaller and faster computer chips, high-performance solar panels, and better lasers and biomedical devices. For the first time, an international team of scientists…
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The thinnest photodetector in the world
Seoul, South Korea (SPX) Nov 14, 2016 The Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has developed the world’s thinnest photodetector, that is a device that converts light into an electric current. With a thickness of just 1.3 nanometers – 10 times smaller…
Mashable
‘Patriots Day’ is a heartbreaking thriller that America needs right now
They say “home is where the heart is,” and I’ve always been proud to be from Boston, a city rich with history and resilience. But the truth is that my heart never really knew my home or the strength of its people until the events of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which united a community and brought…
VentureBeat
BotBeat: This week’s top bot stories
VentureBeat’s Bots Channel tracks all the important and interesting news related to the exploding field of bots and messaging. Each week, we select the top stories and present them in in our free weekly newsletter, BotBeat. We include news stories by VentureBeat staff, guest articles from leading figures…
Digital Trends
Facebook now lets you fundraise using Facebook Live, offer aid during crises
Facebook kicked off its inaugural Social Good Forum in New York on Thursday by introducing a range of fundraising and community safety updates. First up, the company announced it is handing over its Safety Check tool to its global user base, which is just as well considering Facebook’s selective activation…
Gear Patrol
5 Watches Used by Iconic Explorers
A handful of watches have come through in the clutch on epic expeditions. Some have even saved a life or two in the process. …Read More »
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Aviation-Inspired Winter Style Essentials
Help your winter style take off. …Read More »
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17 Perfect Gifts for the Adventurer
The best gift and present ideas for the adventurer, selected by Gear Patrol experts, to make the 2016 shopping season a breeze. …Read More »
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Deals of Note: November 18, 2016
How to save on a Yakima cargo box, a Patagonia fleece and a Little Giant ladder system. …Read More »
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Today in Gear: November 18, 2016
A luxury linen bedspread cover, a redesigned Porsche racer, a new automatic chronograph and much more. …Read More »
designboom | architecture & design magazine
fleetlights: a prototype team of flying torch drones to guide the way at night
made up of a fleet of interconnected drones equipped with high-powered on-board lights, the fleetlights service aims to provide safer traveling by lighting the way. The post fleetlights: a prototype team of flying torch drones to guide the way at night appeared first on designboom | architecture &…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Rift Valley Fever epidemic kills at least 32 in Niger
Niamey (AFP) Nov 17, 2016 At least 32 people have died since late August in an epidemic of Rift Valley fever in the western Niger region of Tahoua, the country’s health ministry said Thursday. A ministry statement read on national radio said 230 people had been infected with the fever-causing…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
When in Trouble, Smart Whistle
Tokyo, Japan (JPN) Nov 17, 2016 Thanks to internet-of-things (IoT) technology, the venerable safety whistle has just gotten an upgrade. And this version barely needs a breath to sound the alarm. Engineers at Taipei (Taiwan) headquartered theWISO.com have developed the eponymous WISO smart whistle,…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Corals survived Caribbean climate change
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 18, 2016 Half of all coral species in the Caribbean went extinct between 1 and 2 million years ago, probably due to drastic environmental changes. Which ones survived? Scientists working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) think one group of survivors, corals…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Researchers discover new antibiotics by sifting through the human microbiome
New York NY (SPX) Nov 17, 2016 Most antibiotics in use today are based on natural molecules produced by bacteria – and given the rise of antibiotic resistance, there’s an urgent need to find more of them. Yet coaxing bacteria to produce new antibiotics is a tricky proposition. Most bacteria won’t…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Crop yield gets big boost with modified genes in photosynthesis
Berkeley CA (SPX) Nov 18, 2016 Plant biologists have bumped up crop productivity by as much as 20 percent by increasing the amount of light plants use in photosynthesis, a finding that could be used to help address the world’s future food needs. Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Study finds less gloomy outlook for subtropical rainfall
Miami FL (SPX) Nov 17, 2016 A new study found that rainfall over land in the subtropics – including in the southeastern U.S. – will not decline as much as it does over oceans in response to increased greenhouse gases. The study challenges our previous understanding of the drying that will occur in…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Another species of Varroa mite threatens European honeybees
West Lafayette IN (SPX) Nov 18, 2016 A sister species of the Varroa destructor mite is developing the ability to parasitize European honeybees, threatening pollinators already hard pressed by pesticides, nutritional deficiencies and disease, a Purdue University study says. Researchers found…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
How lightning strikes can improve storm forecasts
Seattle WA (SPX) Nov 17, 2016 Humans have always been frightened and fascinated by lightning. This month, NASA is scheduled to launch a new satellite that will provide the first nonstop, high-tech eye on lightning over the North American section of the planet. University of Washington researchers…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Mississippi River could leave farmland stranded
Urbana IL (SPX) Nov 17, 2016 If the Mississippi River continues to go unchecked, the farmland on Dogtooth Bend peninsula may be only accessible by boat. According to a University of Illinois study, each successive flood carves a deeper channel across the narrow neck of the peninsula. This floodwater…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Tech would use drones and insect biobots to map disaster areas
Raleigh, NC (SPX) Nov 18, 2016 Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a combination of software and hardware that will allow them to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and insect cyborgs, or biobots, to map large, unfamiliar areas – such as collapsed buildings after a disaster….
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
New model reveals adaptations of world’s most abundant ocean microbe
Honolulu HI (SPX) Nov 17, 2016 Researchers from David Karl’s laboratory at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa (UHM) and from Professor Jens Nielsen’s laboratory at Chalmers University of Technology in Goteborg, Sweden, developed a computer model which takes into account hundreds of genes, chemical…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Bacteria discovery offers possible new means of controlling crop pest
Corvallis OR (SPX) Nov 17, 2016 A bacterium common in insects has been discovered in a plant-parasitic roundworm, opening up the possibility of a new, environmentally friendly way of controlling the crop-damaging pest. The worm, Pratylenchus penetrans, is one of the “lesion nematodes” – microscopic…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Underwater video reveals culprits behind disappearance of NSW kelp forests
Sydney, Australia (SPX) Nov 17, 2016 Seaweed-eating fish are becoming increasingly voracious as the ocean warms due to climate change and are responsible for the recent destruction of kelp forests off the NSW north coast near Coffs Harbour, research shows. The study includes an analysis of underwater…
Mises Institute
India’s Long Road to Growth
Tags A A Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingHome | Feed | Blog.rssIndia’s Long Road to Growth Political Theory 0 Views 3 hours agoIn recent decades, India has become a frontrunner in global politics representing a powerful bloc of emerging economies that are characterized by high growth…
BBC News – World
Lithuania’s fears of Russian ‘threat’
Lithuania has warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin may test Nato in the weeks before Donald Trump becomes US president.
Mobile Magazine
This Wireless Brain Implant Could Make the Paralyzed Walk Again
Coming off successful field testing on monkeys, scientists announced that paralyzed people may be able to walk again with a recently developed wireless brain implant. Scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) have released its results from a collective research together with Brown…
PCWorld
US lawmakers introduce bill to delay enhanced government hacking powers
U.S. lawmakers have introduced legislation to delay the coming into force on Dec. 1 of a rule change that aims to expand the government’s ability to search computers and other digital devices across many jurisdictions with a single warrant.The new Review the Rule Act aims to delay for discussion proposed…
Latest news
Google, LinkedIn, Facebook suggest a focus on mobile before looking into AI
Marketing representatives from the three companies have suggested organisations should examine mobile strategies before getting swept up in the shininess of new technologies.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Pilot-optional helicopter and drones work together to fight fires and rescue “missing” person
In what Lockheed Martin claims is a first, pilot-optional helicopters and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) have worked as a team to successfully carry out firefighting operations and a search and rescue mission. According to the company, the purpose of the demonstration was to illustrate how autonomous…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Ex-general Flynn offered national security adviser post, reports say
President-elect Donald Trump has offered the influential post of national security adviser to his controversial campaign adviser, former general Michael Flynn, US media reported Trump officials as saying Thursday.
Newswise: SciNews
Natural Chemicals Transform Human-Made Particulates
Research into two natural chemicals shows how they compete to coat and change atmospheric particles created by fossil fuel combustion. The results could improve the accuracy of climate and air quality simulations.
Next Big Future
DARPA extends surface submarine hunting drone tests
DARPA is extending testing of its sub-hunting drone able to travel autonomously for up to 90 days using sensors and sonar technology to search for enemy submarines and other airborne and undersea threats.The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, or DARPA, has awarded an $8.5 million contract extension…
Mises Institute
Markets May Tell Us More than the Pundits
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssMedia and CultureMarkets May Tell Us More than the PunditsPolitical Theory 0 Views I grew up a block away from the 7-train, where I’d take a short ride from the 90th Street station to the Willets Point–Shea Stadium station to watch my favorite team, the…
Slashdot
ESA Launches Four Galileo Satellites
The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched four additional Galileo satellites in to orbit on Thursday — the first time the ESA has sent up so many satellites at once. The satellites will be used to thrust the EU into the global market for satellite navigation services, which it estimates will be worth…
CNET News.com
Robot bus successfully transports commuters… 400 meters – CNET
A Japanese company has brought us a step closer to autonomous public transport with its Robot Shuttle.
Mobile Magazine
Nike’s New NY Store is Filled with Tech and is Massive like Disney World
Many, many years ago, the five-floor Nike Town store on Broadway in New York City was the sneaker heaven of Nike fans. This was the age of the Air Force 1’s and Dunks and Air Jordans. At that time this Nike Town Soho Store was considered the Disneyland for sneakers. Fast track to 2016 and […]
BBC News – World
Mozambique fuel tanker blast kills dozens
At least 73 people die and 110 are injured as a fuel tanker explodes in Mozambique.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Bidet toilet seat makes a throne fit for royalty
If you’ve ever visited Japan, your behind probably still has fond memories of the pampering that the local high-tech toilets gave it. The Brondell Swash 1400 is a bidet built into a toilet seat that brings that Rising Sun luxury to your full moon. With the ability to customize the spray’s width,…
DailyTech Main News Feed
Out of this World Black Friday Deals from Alienware
Here is another Black Friday special that is too good to pass up. Dell scores big with its computer hardware subsidiary Alienware. Twenty years of fearless innovation guided by love for gaming has brought us to this point.
SlashGear
Adobe Acrobat Reader mobile app can now scan docs, receipts
When you mention the name Adobe to most computer users, they will most likely thing of Photoshop and its kin of creative and graphics software. The company, however, has also made a mark in the productivity and office market with products like Acrobat and its more recent Document Cloud suite. Today it…
BBC News – World
Japan PM Shinzo Abe: ‘I have great confidence in Trump’
Japan’s PM says he has “great confidence” in Donald Trump and they can build a relationship of trust.
Engadget RSS Feed
Google Play Newsstand now shows stories based on your interests
If you’re a heavy user of Google’s news reader, get ready to bear with some big changes: today, the company gave Newsstand a complete overhaul. The updated app takes a step back from the categorically organized feed the app is known for to focus on c…
DailyTech Main News Feed
Iron Man Mechanical Keyboard
This cool keyboard has multicolor illuminated keys with programmable light effects. As you know as a matter of fact, Tony Stark has been into the 3D projection display not long ago. After all the Iron Man Mechanical is a keyboard (not only it is good for gaming also it will type a TPS report, too).
Next Big Future
China should have a dozen J-20 stealth fighters declared combat ready by the end of the year
China’s J-20 stealth fighter should be made operational for some combat roles as early as the end of this year.Andreas Rupprecht, an aviation expert and the author of several books about Chinese warplanes, wrote that he now [after the Zhuhai air show] expects the first J-20 squadron to be ready for combat…
Next Big Future
CRISPR gene editing will be used in living humans to counter aggressive lung cancer
Chinese scientists have become the first in the world to use a revolutionary new gene-editing tool known as CRISPR-Cas9 on living humans.Scientists at Sichuan University in Chengdu have injected a person with aggressive lung cancer with cells modified using the gene-splicing technology in a bid to make…
VentureBeat
Trump looks poised to overturn Obama policies that favored Google
(Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google faces a tougher regulatory landscape as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration looks poised to reverse Obama administration policies that often favored the internet giant in the company’s battles with telecoms and cable heavyweights, analysts say. Google…
VentureBeat
Meta game ads are the most effective in getting new mobile app installs
EXCLUSIVE: The best way to reach mobile app and game consumers is by running ads in the form of “meta games,” according to a new study. The study was conducted by social mobile game developer KamaGames and ad-tech firm Appodeal in an attempt to find out which ad format yields the highest returns in…
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In graveyard of dead coral in Pacific, hope and life bloom
In a ghost town of dead coral off a remote Pacific island, scientists have found a bit more life.
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Chinese astronauts return to earth after longest mission
China’s Shenzhou-11 spacecraft returned to earth Friday, bringing home two astronauts from the rising power’s longest-ever orbital mission in a milestone for its vaulting ambitions.
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Google disappointed by South Korean refusal on mapping data
South Korea rejected a request by Google to use local mapping data in the company’s global maps service in a long-awaited ruling Friday that had divided the country for months.
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Brickbat: Sounds Like the Right Man for the Job
Jimmie Thorns has resigned from the Louisiana Tax Commission after a local TV station found he has not paid property taxes on a business property in New Orleans for some 30 years. Thorns currently owes $140,000 on the property.
Cool Tools
Robo Grip Pliers
Last year I purchased a rolling toolbox second hand. I spent the summer cleaning it out and saving all the useful items to merge with my own set of tools. This pair of Robo Grips went into the plier drawer without much thought. First time I used them I realized these pliers were both self adjusting and…
BBC News – World
Australian sets himself on fire in Melbourne bank
An Australian man starts a fire at a bank, setting himself alight and injuring at least 26 other people.
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This Panasonic megaphone automatically translates commands into multiple languages
Japanese businesses are finding they need to deal with increasing numbers of foreign visitors to Japan, and Panasonic thinks it has the answer: a megaphone that translates the user’s voices into multiple languages. The Megahonyaku, which is a reasonably good pun on the Japanese words for “megaphone”…
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explore tomorrow’s sustainable city on smart magazine’s interactive map
in smart fortwo electric cars, cruise through smart magazine’s immersive and interactive urban map to gain insightful knowledge into tomorrow’s sustainable city. The post explore tomorrow’s sustainable city on smart magazine’s interactive map appeared first on designboom | architecture & design…
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Autonomous cars—”new oil” or “big brother”?
Just like credit cards, smartphones or search engines, autonomous cars will carry a trove of information about their owners as they make driving more comfortable, raising new concerns about privacy.
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Seismologists warn of more quakes in New Zealand
Seismologists in New Zealand said Friday that this week’s 7.8 earthquake was one of the most complex ever recorded and warned there was a high likelihood of further powerful aftershocks.
BBC News – World
Anger at hero’s burial for Philippines dictator Marcos
The burial of former Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos in Heroes’ Cemetery prompts anger.
Slashdot
iOS Devices Failed More Often Than Android Units During Q3, Says Report
A report from Blannco Technology Group has revealed that iOS devices failed more often than Android devices in the third quarter. Specifically, 62% of Apple iPhone and Apple iPad units suffered failures, compared to the 47% failure rate tallied by Android devices. Phone Arena reports: Apps crashed on…
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Microsoft cuts top Xbox One games by 40% in Black Friday deals
Microsoft is unveiling its Black Friday deals for the Xbox One today. New Xbox One games like Battlefield 1, FIFA 17, Titanfall 2, and even Overwatch are all being discounted by up to 40 percent. Battlefield is available for $40.19 until November 28th, and FIFA 17 and Titanfall 2 are just $35.99 if you…
The Next Web
I just applied for a job at Donald Trump’s administration and you can too
In an interview with Fox News on Thursday, Republican National Committee Chief Strategist Sean Spicer took a moment to brag ‘almost 50,000’ people have appied online to fill the four thousand presidential appointee openings in the Donald Trump administration. But I’m starting to think not all of them…
SlashGear
YouTube Kids lets parents block annoying sing-a-longs
The Internet is deceptive in some ways. “Enterprising” people always find ways around restrictions to put up content that would otherwise be illicit in some contexts. Take, for example, videos on YouTube that are supposedly kid-friendly. Well, some of them might indeed be great for kids, but not for…
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Rodent trials suggest screen-addiction hurts child development
A new study from the Seattle Children’s Research Institute may have taken the first step towards confirming something my parents have been telling me for decades: too much TV rots your brain. Well, at least it does for mice. Scientists found that raising groups of mice in an environment designed to simulate…
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Men are best at recognising faces – so long as they’re on Transformer toys
In all scientific studies to date, women are either better than men at identifying faces, or there is no gender difference. But now, for the first time ever, psychologists have found one category of faces that men are better at. It’s the faces of Transformers. Yeah, that sound you just heard was every…
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Video: UN’s COP22 climate conference in Morocco calls for ‘urgent’ action
The COP22 UN Climate Change Conference in Morocco wrapped up on Friday after nearly 200 nations made an urgent appeal for the “highest political commitment” to combat climate change.
Latest news
Microsoft adds 3D Paint to latest Windows 10 Creators Update test build
Microsoft is beginning to add more of the larger, creator-focused features coming to its next Windows 10 release with this week’s Build 14971 for Fast Ring Insider testers.
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Power A Storage Case for PSVR (PlayStation 4) $29.99
Power A Storage Case for PSVR (PlayStation 4) $29.99
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easyDecor 50 LED Flower 23ft Multi-color Solar Christmas String Lights $5.99
easyDecor 50 LED Flower 23ft Multi-color Solar Christmas String Lights $5.99
BBC News – World
Will China compete with US for leadership at Apec summit?
BBC China editor Carrie Gracie explores China’s role in the world economy following the US election through food.
Computerworld
Computerworld’s holiday gift guide 2016 (with video!)
We’ll bet you’ve got a bunch of friends and relatives who could really use some holiday cheer this year. Well, we’ve got the answer for you: Computerworld’s annual gift guide.To suit the tech enthusiasts in your life, we offer recommendations for more than 40 gifts in a range of prices and for a variety…
Computerworld
Computerworld’s holiday gift guide 2016: Top-notch tech for $150 or more
Find the perfect tech giftImage by Stephen SauerWe all love buying tech toys for ourselves, but it can be even more fun to pick out the perfect device for a friend or family member, then watch their eyes light up when they open the package.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click…
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SteelSeries Rival 300 Optical Gaming Mouse $34.99
SteelSeries Rival 300 Optical Gaming Mouse $34.99
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Jaybird Freedom F5 In-Ear Wireless Headphones (Carbon) $129
Jaybird Freedom F5 In-Ear Wireless Headphones (Carbon) $129
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The Morning After: Friday, November 18, 2016
Is a folding drone the next must-have accessory in your travel bag? We review the Passport, dig into Snapchat’s Spectacle strategy and investigate news for iPhones old and new. Plus: The old Top Gear crew is back today on Amazon with The Grand Tour — that’s one way to head into the weekend. Desktops…
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France to shut down all coal power plants by 2023
  In an announcement at the UN climate change conference this week, French president Francois Hollande stated that all of the country’s coal-fired power plants will be shuttered by 2023. The move is part of an effort to achieve carbon neutrality in France by 2050. This shouldn’t be too hard…
PCWorld
New FilmStruck streaming service challenges the competition with quality
Last spring a new streaming channel called FilmStruck was announced, and it’s finally here. It features many of the titles from the Criterion Collection, a distribution company that caters to cinephiles and collectors by releasing great films on deluxe DVDs and Blu-rays, and now via the internet. Movie…
Dezeen
More of 2016’s best buildings revealed at day two of World Architecture Festival 2016
The award winners from day two at the World Architecture Festival include a stone church in Germany, MVRDV’s glass-brick shop and a shiny silver building by Zaha Hadid Architects. Read more
Dezeen
Coastal California home by Hu Mn Lab+ can accommodate 200 party guests
American studio Hu Mn Lab+ has created a spacious family home in Los Angeles that appears to jut out from a hillside like dresser drawers. Read more
Dezeen
Co-living is perfect to house ageing populations says Matthias Hollwich
Co-living complexes like WeLive and The Collective aren’t just for millennials – they could also be used to house the growing population of senior citizens, according to architect and Architizer co-founder Matthias Hollwich. Read more
Dezeen
Glass-bottomed pool by NOA projects out from Alpine hotel
A glazed panel in the base of this cantilevered swimming pool by architecture studio NOA gives bathers dramatic views of the South Tyrolean Dolomites. Read more
Dezeen
Job of the day: project editor at Phaidon
Our job of the day from Dezeen Jobs is for a project editor at architecture and design book publisher Phaidon, whose catalogue includes a monograph on late British designer James Irvine. Read more stories about Phaidon or browse more architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
inStash
Re-Up Headphones Transform Into Speakers
Doesn’t it seem like every year that goes by there are more and more gadgets we have to buy? One company, Boomphones, is looking to stand in … Read More
inStash
GearEye Is The Most Sophisticated Way To Keep Track Of Your Gear
If you’re a frequent inStash Reader then we’re willing to bet that you’re a bonafide gear hound. As such, you also probably also have way too much … Read More
WIRED
Your Filter Bubble is Destroying Democracy
Opinion: Rarely will our Facebook comfort zones expose us to opposing views, and as a result we eventually become victims to our own biases. The post Your Filter Bubble is Destroying Democracy appeared first on WIRED.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Current energy system could eat up entire carbon budget
Amid whiffs of chemicals and the electric hum of transformers, Kraftwerk Jaenschwalde rises like an ash-colored fortress over a landscape disfigured by decades of open-pit coal mining.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Four nations map course to carbon-free economies
When it comes to purging fossil fuels from the global economy by mid-century—our only hope of staving off catastrophic climate change—it turns out that you can’t get there from here without a good map.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Wearable sensor detects heartbeat and allows voice control of remote devices
A pliable, multi-purpose acoustic sensor has been developed by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and Northwestern University that can be worn like a Band-Aid on the skin to monitor the heart and recognize spoken words. The researchers believe that the device could one day be…
Digital Trends
‘We can’t hold back the sea when it comes to streaming,’ says Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason
“If we please some of the people some of the time, that’s all you can ask for. I don’t mind if someone says to me, ‘I really love the Syd Barrett era, but after that, you’ve lost me.’ That’s fine.” Could it be any more fitting that Pink Floyd is the band to again raise the bar for box set presentation?…
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Turkish police detain 73 academics in ongoing post-coup crackdown
Turkish police detained 73 academics in dawn raids on Friday targeting followers of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of orchestrating an attempted coup in July, state-run news agency Anadolu reported.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Switched-on skyrmions
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Molecular imaging hack makes cameras ‘faster’ (w/video)
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‘Beasts of Balance’ is Jenga evolved
Hybrid board games are not a new concept. There’s only so much you can track with paper, dice and pen before it becomes ‘Spreadsheet: The Game.’ A companion smartphone or tablet app can, under the right circumstances, be a useful scorekeeper or dungeon master. Beasts of Balance, a new game by Sensible…
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Scientists say asteroid strike that killed dinosaurs made a crater higher than Mt. Everest
Most people all around the world know that an asteroid strike on the Earth is what killed off the dinosaurs. Scientists have been studying the crater left in Mexico for many years now trying to wrap their brains around what the colossal forces created by that impact were like. We know that it caused…
PCWorld
8 awesome gifts for PC gamers
Play on!PC gamers are a tough, discriminating crowd to shop for. And if you don’t know the difference between an SSD and a GPU, it makes shopping even harder—can you imagine browsing for LED fans and power supply cables without knowing what you’re looking for? Yikes.But don’t worry—to make it easier…
BBC News – World
Turkey failed coup: Officers ‘seeking Nato asylum’
Some Turkish officers posted to Nato have sought asylum since the failed military coup, Nato says.
New Scientist – Online news
Is new talk of interstellar drive too good to be true?
Speculation about the EM drive, a proposed fuel-free, physics-busting starship engine, is back but is it still strictly for dreamers, wonders Geraint Lewis
New Scientist – Online news
How can Facebook and its users burst the ‘filter bubble’?
Social media filter bubbles have come under scrutiny following the US election. Design tweaks and new habits could help pop them and expand our views
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
X-ray pulsars fade as propeller effect sets in
An international team of astrophysicists including Russian scientists from the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), MIPT, and Pulkovo Observatory of RAS has detected an abrupt decrease of pulsar luminosity following giant outbursts. The phenomenon is associated with the…
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Molecules change shape when wet
In two recent publications in the Journal of Chemical Physics and in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, researchers led by Melanie Schnell from the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter at CFEL show that water promotes the reshaping of crown ethers and biphenyl molecules,…
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Arginine study contributes to understanding of cell membrane properties
New research at the University of Arkansas shows that arginine – one of 20 common amino acids – does not change its positive charge when inserted into the lipid environment of the cell membrane.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Economist’s research reveals poverty should be measured by more than income
Since social scientists and economists began measuring poverty, the definition has never strayed far from a discussion of income.
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Study reveals two seismic processes by which hydraulic fracturing induces tremors
In some parts of western Canada, small-to-moderate earthquakes have been induced by oil and gas hydraulic fracturing operations. In Alberta, this type of induced seismicity is mainly concentrated within an area located about 30 kilometres west of the town of Fox Creek.
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Icy surprises at Rosetta’s comet
As Rosetta’s comet approached its most active period last year, the spacecraft spotted carbon dioxide ice – never before seen on a comet – followed by the emergence of two unusually large patches of water ice.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
BAC mono single-seater supercar features a futuristic form
the BAC mono showcases the brand’s world-famous, road-legal, single-seater supercar in all its glory at the los angeles motorshow. The post BAC mono single-seater supercar features a futuristic form appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Scientific American Content: Global
U.S. Military Preps for Gene Drives Run Amok
DARPA researchers are developing responses for accidental or malicious “genetic spills” — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
ArchDaily
How Toyo Ito is Embarking on a “New Career Epoch” With Small-Scale Community Architecture
Steel Hut, Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture in Omishima, Japan. Image © Daici Ano This article was originally published on Autodesk’s Redshift publication as “Toyo Ito’s Next Architectural Feat: Revitalizing Omishima Island in Japan.”Last year, as construction at his National Taichung Theater…
BBC News – World
War crimes court will survive, says ICC prosecutor
ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda tells the BBC the war crimes court will survive despite a wave of defections.
Newswise: SciNews
Geostationary Lightning Mapper Launch Caps 36 Years From Idea to Flight
Dr. Hugh Christian is getting ready to watch 36 years of work rocket into space. Once successfully launched on Nov. 19 aboard the GOES-R satellite on an Atlas V 541 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., the NASA/NOAA Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) promises to make better “nowcasting” of dangerous weather…
Coolest Gadgets
Goldtouch reveals Semi-Vertical Mouse
Not all mice are created equal, although some of the more zany creations that we have seen in the past happen to be those that are from the gaming department. Gaming mice have certainly evolved to an extent where there are so many buttons, and some of them look so sharp to the touch, you might even wonder…
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Elon Musk says his smart solar roof could cost less than a regular roof
Not long after Tesla shareholders approved the company’s acquisition of renewable energy firm SolarCity, Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, proclaimed that Tesla’s new solar roof product will cost less to manufacture and install than a regular roof. And that’s including labor costs.This saving doesn’t even take into…
PCWorld
Five to Try: Google’s PhotoScan archives your prints, and Titan Brawl miniaturizes the MOBA
Fresh Android apps and games to get you through Thanksgiving week.
Latest news
New York DA vs Apple encryption: ‘We need new federal law to unlock 400 seized iPhones’
The iPhone is the focus of new calls by a district attorney for federal legislation requiring warrant-friendly operating systems.
Latest news
IBM rolls out new cloud data services and features on Bluemix
As cloud adoption continues at a rapid clip, IBM is appealing to customers with promises of a smooth migration and ways to find value in unstructured data.
Latest news
Move over Uber. New research reveals untapped market for social collaborative platforms
Sharing economy platforms like Airbnb and Uber continue to grow, with billions being invested into digital commercial platforms. But what about the sharing economy for a social purpose?
Computerworld
Look what GE can do with industrial IoT
Look what GE can do with industrial IoTImage by Stephen LawsonGeneral Electric showcased its industrial internet of things solutions and partnerships this week at its annual Minds + Machines conference in San Francisco this week. The industrial powerhouse is transforming itself into an IoT software and…
Computerworld
Without tech industry guidance, U.S. may resort to weakening encryption
Apple may have refused to help the FBI unlock an iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooter, but the tech industry is still better off working with the U.S. government on encryption issues than turning away, according to a former official with the Obama administration. “The government can get very…
Computerworld
U.S. lawmakers introduce bill to delay enhanced government hacking powers
U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation to delay the coming into force on Dec. 1 of a rule change that aims to expand the government’s ability to search computers and other digital devices across many jurisdictions with a single warrant. The Review the Rule Act aims to delay for discussion proposed…
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The only things you need in your closet
These items are probably ones you never think about, but they’re very important.
Discover Magazine
Flashback Friday: Why is sitting by a fire so relaxing? Evolution may hold the key.
When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing quite like sitting by a cozy fire. But why do we find this experience so comforting? According to the author of this study, this relaxation response to fire is actually an evolutionary adaptation. The author argues that early humans who were more prone to relaxation…
WIRED
Intel Looks to a New Chip to Power the Coming Age of AI
The world’s largest chip maker is building a chip just for machine learning as the biggest tech companies look to an AI-powered future. The post Intel Looks to a New Chip to Power the Coming Age of AI appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Woah, Google’s AI Is Really Good at Pictionary
Google just rolled out AI Experiments, an online hub of web toys that use games to elucidate the inner workings of machine learning. The post Woah, Google’s AI Is Really Good at Pictionary appeared first on WIRED.
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Plant breeders take cues from consumers to improve kale
A Cornell program is reimagining kale – its color, shape and even flavor – in a bid to breed the naturally biodiverse vegetable for consumer satisfaction.
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Digital agriculture report looks to data-driven future
Cornell experts issued a report this week outlining the opportunities and challenges facing New York state’s farmers and food producers as emerging digital technologies shape the agriculture industry.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Collars monitor cow health, freeing up farmers’ time
A Fitbit for cows? Collars with tags that carry an accelerometer – the same technology used in the popular fitness-tracking device – are effective noninvasive tools for tracking the health of dairy cows, according to Cornell research.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Icebergs and blue carbon
When divers laid a grid of 225 markers on the seabed it started one of the longest marine disturbance experiments anywhere in the world.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Modelling Gondwana break-up
Gondwana break-up changed the global continental configuration, leading to the opening of major oceanic gateways, shifts in the climate system and significant impacts on the biosphere, hydrosphere and cryosphere.
Scientific American Content: Global
Mice Take Selfies of Their Own Brains
Rodents learn to put their heads under a microscope as a daily routine, letting researchers peer into their brains while the animals are relaxed and happy — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Exclusive: FRANCE 24 pursues a Church paedophilia case from Dakar to Quebec
Following a series of paedophilia scandals in the Catholic Church in recent years, FRANCE 24 reporters investigated the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, a Catholic religious community that has been sending missionaries to Africa for nearly a century. In Senegal we met with an alleged victim of abuse before…
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Seaweed Could Help Clean Up Our Dirty Garment Industry
Our clothing industry is an environmental disaster, down to the very fabrics we wear.Acrylic, a common ingredient in workout clothes or dresses, for example, is derived from petroleum, as is nylon. Petroleum is derived from crude oil, i.e. fossil fuels, meaning they are not sustainable. The further we…
Lifehacker
The Less Content You Are, the More You Devalue Your Money
Having money means having buying power. Spending all your money on stuff you don’t need or want, however, reduces the power your money has to actually improve your life. Being content, counter-intuitively, gives your money more power.Read more…
Phys.org: Physics News
Of parking garages, nuclear pasta, and cosmic connections
Sometimes science can be serendipitous.
Gadget Review
Best Cobra Radar Detector
Best Cobra Radar Detector Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site To find the best Cobra radar detector we sought out units that can provide you with not only an immediate alert, but ones that can also limit false alarms (aka false positives). These features make Cobra units much easier to use, which…
Gadget Review
Toaster Oven vs Microwave
Toaster Oven vs Microwave Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site Curious about the difference between a toaster oven vs microwave? They may be the same shape, but these kitchen devices don’t have much else in common. Here’s why they are different, and why that matters when cooking the foods you…
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Metallica is back on Napster and nothing else matters
After 16 years, Metallica have finally given their permission for their library to appear in full on Napster, a service which the band famously sued back in 2000. Times have changed. Back then Napster was a peer-to-peer music download service which allowed its users to share music with each other. In…
New Scientist – Online news
Bleached corals in the Pacific have started bouncing back
Small signs of recovery and arrival of new baby coral and fish have left scientists somewhat upbeat about prospects of coral recovery following major bleaching last year
Mashable
Factory uses fungus to grow clothes and shape furniture
A few companies in the U.S. are experimenting with using micro-organisms to grow clothes and shape furniture. In New York, a factory is using fungi found in mushrooms to make furniture, and in North Carolina, a startup is making bricks stronger using bacteria found in corals.  Read more…More about…
The Next Web
This addictive web experiment knows exactly what you’re doing
Whatever you’re doing right now, your browser knows about it. Of course it can see which website you’re visiting, since it has to process that information to display the content. But there’s much more happening in the background. Clickclickclick is an amazing web experiment that exposes everything the…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
A new standard in robotics
On the wall of Aaron Dollar’s office is a poster for R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots), the 1920 Czech play that gave us the word “robot.” The story ends with the nominal robots seizing control of the factory of their origin and then wiping out nearly all of humanity. Dollar, fortunately, has something…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Ultraprecise measurements in XXL
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, called DESI, has an ambitious goal: to scan more than 35 million galaxies in the night sky to track the expansion of our universe and the growth of its large-scale structure over the last 10 billion years. Using DESI—a project led by Lawrence Berkeley National…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Plug-in electric vehicles—a consumer wish list
A national survey of consumer attitudes towards plug-in electric vehicles suggests that people would prefer control to convenience in many charging scenarios, and also that renewable energy sources are an important component.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Critically endangered honeyeater population discovered
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found a new breeding population of the critically endangered regent honeyeater.
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Study finds widespread land losses from Gulf of Mexico oil spill
Dramatic, widespread shoreline loss is revealed in new NASA/U.S. Geological Survey annual maps of the Louisiana marshlands where the coastline was most heavily coated with oil during the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
The real future of supersonic flight doesn’t depend on Richard Branson – but it might depend on Trump
Sir Richard Branson wants to bring back supersonic travel. Thirteen years since Concorde ended operations, the Virgin tycoon has revealed the prototype design for a new generation of supersonic business jets developed by the Branson-backed startup company Boom, based in Denver. The firm claims its planes…
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Concept of ‘glass cliff’ resonates for women
The inventors of the term “glass cliff” – which appears on the shortlist for the Oxford Dictionaries word of the year 2016 – say it has found fame because it resonates for so many women.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Are aliens trying to tell us something? Brightest burst of radio waves detected
The search for mysterious “fast radio bursts” – very brief but intense pulses of radio waves from outer space – is heating up. Nobody knows what causes these powerful bursts, but some have even speculated that the signals could be transmitted by distant alien civilisations. In fact, astronomers are so…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Technique for patterning nanosurfaces
What about putting your logo on LED lamp to project the picture on the wall? Or do you want your money to shine in different nano-colours depending on the value? With a new method from Chalmers and The University of Gothenburg this is possible.
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Bail is Next Target of California Criminal Justice Reform Efforts: New at Reason
After last week’s election, criminal justice reform efforts in California continue. Steven Greenhut writes: When the legislature reconvenes in December, some legislators will almost certainly introduce bills that would reform the state’s system of “money bail.” It’s part of a nationwide reform…
Slashdot
Elon Musk: Tesla’s Solar Roof Will Cost Less Than a Traditional Roof
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: After Tesla shareholders approved the acquisition of SolarCity, the new company is now an unequivocal sun-to-vehicle energy firm. And Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk didn’t take long to make his first big announcement as head of this new enterprise….
Scientific American Content: Global
Mystery of the Red Tide
A recent bloom of algae off the California coast left sea birds and otters mostly unharmed—and nobody quite knows why — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Mashable
Video shows the harrowing reality of job interviews when you’re autistic
Going on a interview is enough to give any job seeker sweaty palms and racing thoughts.  But for many autistic people, busy office environments, complicated questions and high-stakes can cross from expected nerves to sensory overload — and lost opportunity due to lack of understanding.  The interviewing…
Man of Many
Rollin’ in a Rolly – Rolls Royce Inspired by Fashion
For its Spring/Summer 2017 collection, the sovereign of ultimate opulence, Rolls-Royce has used haute couture as its source of inspiration for its new Dawn car. The House of Rolls-Royce design director Giles Taylor asked for some assistance from the fashion world, fine textiles and luxury accessories…
Cool Hunting
Unexpected Additions to Punch Up Your Thanksgiving Meal: Eight food and drink items that can accompany or take the place of all that’s traditional
Of course there is great joy, nostalgia and ease to the fact that Thanksgiving dinner stays the same year after year for many people. We aren’t suggesting anyone ditch the bird or the mashed potatoes but the following eight items can either be incorporated…… …
Fast Company
Airbnb’s Next Act: Tours, Classes, And Restaurant Reservations
Ahead of a rumored IPO, Airbnb’s making some big changes to its business model. Ahead of a rumored IPO, Airbnb’s making some big changes to its business model.Every year, Airbnb hosts Airbnb Open, a multi-day “festival of hosting” that’s equal parts corporate pep rally, trade show,…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Floating cycle path would connect nearly 30 Chicago neighborhoods
London, UK, with its proposed Thames Deckway, isn’t the only city with designs on a floating cycle path along its arterial river. If waterfront restoration firm Second Shore has its way, 28 neighborhoods in Chicago will be connected by a floating cycle path that is both covered and solar powered… …
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Subaru 7-seat concept previews bigger, bolder future
Subaru may not be as big a player as the likes of Toyota, but it’s more than capable of taking it up to the big boys. With growing sales and a strong lineup led by the Outback, the only thing that’s missing from the company stable is a hulking seven-seat four-wheel drive. Launched in Los Angeles,…
BBC News – World
Israel Chief Rabbi Amar condemned for ‘gay death penalty’ comment
A top rabbi in Jerusalem is rebuked after saying Jewish law prescribed the death penalty for gays.
Physics News
Arginine study contributes to understanding of cell membrane properties
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
This Tower of Biodiversity is designed to spread seeds throughout Paris
Related: Paris allows anyone to plant an urban garden Via Dezeen Images via Pierre L’Excellent
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Inner Vision for the Weekend of November 18, 2016
Inner Vision is a weekly digest connecting the dots between great everyday objects and the cultures and techniques behind living well with them. Here we move beyond recommendations and ratings, because just as important as knowing what to buy is knowing what’s possible using the products you’ve purchased….
WIRED
Here’s the Real Reason Thanksgiving Makes You Sleepy
You drunken glutton! The post Here’s the Real Reason Thanksgiving Makes You Sleepy appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
So, Nobody Knows How Much Self-Driving Cars Will Pollute
It could be really good! Or also maybe terrible. The post So, Nobody Knows How Much Self-Driving Cars Will Pollute appeared first on WIRED.
CNET News.com
Products found exclusively at the Apple Store – CNET
Play-Doh, Roli, Lifeprint and others offer products only on Apple’s site and in its physical stores.
CNET News.com
Here are things you can buy only at the Apple Store – CNET
Play-Doh Touch, Roli Blocks for music creation, and a special edition of the “Star Wars” BB-8 droid are some of the third-party products Apple exclusively sells.
CNET News.com
Best Black Friday deals on video games and consoles – CNET
As Black Friday approaches, retailers are releasing their deals into the wild. Take a look at some of the best bargains we found for video games, consoles and accessories.
CNET News.com
Teenager granted dying wish to be cryogenically frozen – CNET
The terminally ill 14-year-old girl expressed a wish to be revived in the future.
Lifehacker
AirDroid 4 Lets You Share Files With Nearby Friends, No Internet Required
Android: AirDroid is one of our favorite Android companion apps, and now it’s getting a pretty big update. The coolest new feature lets you share files with people near you, even if you don’t have an internet connection.AirDroid’s new Nearby feature lets you scan for other AirDroid users near you. Once…
SlashGear
Amazon Prime Video ready for global rollout soon
Right now Amazon Prime Video is a streaming service rather like Netflix that is available in only a few countries around the world. Those countries include the US, UK, Germany, Austria, and Japan. A launch in India is planned as well. Hints have started to surface about the global rollout, most notably…
BBC News – World
Mosul damage
Satellite images reveal damage to Mosul’s infrastructure and archaeological sites as Iraqi forces close in.
BBC News – World
Australia echidnas: Sydney zoo celebrates first puggle births in decades
Sydney’s Taronga Zoo celebrates its first baby echidnas, or puggles as they are known, in decades.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Mathematical models able to calculate large group social behaviour
EU-funded mathematicians under the HDSPCONTR project have developed a series of algorithms and mathematical models that can predict and influence the behaviour of social groups.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Breakthrough offers greater understanding of safe radioactive waste disposal
A group of scientists from The University of Manchester, the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and the UK’s synchrotron science facility, Diamond Light Source, has completed research into radioactively contaminated material to gain further understanding around the issue, crucial for the safe and more…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Lack of education support is ‘huge barrier’ for refugees resettling in Britain
The government must improve the support it offers to resettled refugees trying to find a job in Britain, according to a group of resettlement experts from the University of Sussex.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Pragmatic scenario for transitioning the publication system towards open access
A study has developed scenarios for transitioning Switzerland’s scientific publication system towards Open Access (OA). It recommends a model that proposes a pragmatic and flexible way of making publicly funded research freely available at no charge and with no delay. The study was initiated by the Swiss…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Poison dart frog neurotoxin synthesized
(Phys.org)—A small team of researchers from Stanford University has synthesized the neurotoxin present in the skin of the poison dart frog. In their paper published in the journal Science, the team describes how they accomplished this feat, the steps involved and what they found when they also synthesized…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
ESA’s new Mars orbiter prepares for first science
The ExoMars orbiter is preparing to make its first scientific observations at Mars during two orbits of the planet starting next week.
Geek.com
Jinx Producing First Line of Professional Esports Apparel
Jinx (often stylized as J!NX), a clothing brand long dedicated to fielding more fashionable geek-inspired clothing, is launching two new product lines. The first is essentially a rebranding of their current offerings. It […]
Deals
Hit The Trail with Proper Footwear From Amazon’s One-Day Hiking Shoe Sale
Take your mind off the status of the world around you and go climb a mountain. And if you need to replace your hiking shoes, or just need an excuse to get another pair, Amazon’s one-day, up to 40% off sale on select hiking shoes is your excuse. Boots and shoes from Salamon, Merrell, and SCARPA are all…
FiveThirtyEight
Trump’s Victory Could Be Making IUDs Even More Popular
Dr. Stacey Leigh Rubin has noticed a change in her obstetrics and gynecology practice since Election Day. Before Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the presidential race, Rubin saw two to three women a week at her Baltimore office who wanted long-acting reversible contraceptives. But with the chance…
TechSpot
Airbnb aims to become a full-fledge travel agency, now offers local tours and experiences
Short-term home rental service Airbnb is taking one step closer to becoming a full-fledged travel agency.
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Amazon Echo can send hands-free texts for AT&T subscribers
Say, you have your hands full and need to text someone ASAP — if you’re an AT&T subscriber with access to Amazon’s speakers, you can now send messages completely hands free. Starting today, Amazon’s Alexa-powered devices can compose messages for you and send them to a pre-programmed list of contacts….
Reason.com Full Feed
Surgeon General’s Report Mistakenly Treats All Drug Use As a Problem
You might think Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, who acknowledges marijuana’s medical utility, has relatively enlightened views on drug policy. But a report he released yesterday reveals that Murthy is utterly conventional in his attitude toward drinking and other kinds of recreational drug use, which…
PCWorld
Intel chases AI with new chips, but still lacks a potent graphics processor
Intel is taking a new direction in chip development as it looks to the future of artificial intelligence, with the company betting the technology will pervade applications and web services. The company on Thursday said it is developing new chips that will handle AI workloads, which will increasingly…
PCWorld
‘Neuromorphic’ chip modeled after the human brain aims to bring smarts to computers
The dream of creating intelligent computers has inspired the development of exotic chips based on the structure of the brain, which operates in mysterious ways. Some researchers are making such chips from components found in today’s computers.Using components pulled off store shelves, researchers at…
Architizer
HC 2061 Fully Integrated Refrigerator
High-quality materials, perfectly detailed finishes, precise electronic control systems, elite cooling components, variable speed compressors and the latest production processes ensure energy efficiency and performance for years to come. Finish: Stainless steel or custom panel Width: 36 inches;…
Macworld
Apple offers to fix iPhone 6 Plus ‘touch disease’ bug for $150
Apple is offering to repair at a reduced price iPhone 6 Plus smartphones with display flickering or multitouch issues.The problem, described in August as “touch disease” by repair guide website iFixit, is characterized by a gray, flickering bar at the top of the display and an unresponsive touchscreen….
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10 best internal desktop and laptop hard disk drives 2016
Despite the rise of cloud and solid state storage, demand for hard disk drives has never been so high. Regardless of whether they are internal or external hard disk drives, businesses and end-users can’t get enough of them.The arrival of ultra-high definition content delivered via personal devices like…
Lifehacker
How to Stop Windows 10 From Syncing Themes Between Computers
If you use a Microsoft account to sign into and sync multiple devices, you might notice that Windows has a habit of keeping the same theme across all of them. If you’d rather have a different look on your laptop than your desktop, here’s how to fix it.Windows 10’s theme settings are confusingly disparate….
Latest news
Google’s DeepMind AI: Now it taps into dreams to learn even faster
DeepMind’s new approach to training robots borrows from how we dream to accelerate learning.
Latest news
Is encrypted e-mail a must in the Trump presidential era?
ProtonMail makes a strong case, but there’s a difference between privacy and secrecy.
Latest news
Cloud computing: This is how much you’ll be spending on it next year
Cloud spending rises again as companies rely on outside providers for apps and security.
The Gadget Flow
RENPHO Marble Pattern Digital Bathroom Scale
RENPHO bathroom scale has equipped four latest version high precision sensors(technology from Germany) to give you consistent and accurate measurements. It is capable of analyzing measurements from 11lb/5kg to 400lb/180kg. To use it, you simply need to step onto the bathroom scale and get accurate readings…
The Gadget Flow
The New Limited Edition Es.2 Automatic Collection from Emerton Scott.
The Automatic range measures 38mm in diameter and is an elegant design with 9mm thickness. They all have a 10ATM water resistance and are made from 316L stainless steel, coming in either Gold, Rose Gold or Classic Silver. The nicely sized crown is consistent with the classic approach in design, allowing…
The Gadget Flow
Sevenhugs Smart Remote – The First Remote for Everything
Magically control all your favorite devices and so much more with the Sevenhugs Smart Remote. It comes with a screen that instantly adapts to anything you point at. When you point at any device, Smart Remote’s high-definition touchscreen will instantly display an intuitive interface to control that specific…
The Gadget Flow
Portable Sleeping Bag by Abco Tech
Abco sleeping bags are designed to ensure that after a tiring day of trekking, hiking, travel or any other exploration you can get a good and relaxing night’s sleep. The bags have a barrel shaped design which is wide at the shoulders and narrow at the leg’s end to offer maximum comfort, warmth, and freedom….
The Gadget Flow
E27 LED Light Bulb Bluetooth Speaker
Combine the beauty of a LED light and a Bluetooth audio speaker in this Wireless Bluetooth E27 LED Light Bulb Speaker. It is an ideal music gadget that provides the purity and clarity of music to you and makes your life more colorful! The speaker comes in 7 main colors that produce over 16 million supported…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Storing carbon dioxide underground by turning it into rock
In November, the Paris Climate Agreement goes into effect to reduce global carbon emissions. To achieve the set targets, experts say capturing and storing carbon must be part of the solution. Several projects throughout the world are trying to make that happen. Now, a study on one of those endeavors,…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Danish bishop’s 300-year-old poo offers whiff of history
A 300-year-old lump of faeces from a Danish bishop has shown researchers that he had a cosmopolitan diet that included grapes, figs and pepper, a Danish archaeologist said on Friday.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Characteristics of a metabolon producing the defense compound dhurrin in sorghum revealed
(Phys.org)—An international team of researchers has uncovered the mechanism by which the sorghum plant uses the compound dhurrin to ward off pests and herbivores. In their paper published in the journal Science, the team describes their study, their results and the possible impact of their findings on…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Five things to know about VW’s ‘dieselgate’ scandal
It has been 14 months since Volkswagen admitted to fitting millions of cars with cheating software to dupe emissions tests, plunging the German auto giant into one of the biggest scandals ever to hit the industry.
The Gadget Flow
2017 Daily Planner – Dream And Organize Your Business
2017 Daily Planner is a personal development survival guide designed for achieving goals for those who have a dream to be realized. It’s a powerful planner, a self-development tool and a business-life coach combined in one single book-planner, designed to give you the ability to set goals and keep track…
The Next Web
Watch Conan O’Brien deep dive into virtual reality at the YouTube VR Lab
Virtual reality has been around for ages, but it’s only starting to make its entry into mainstream culture. Recently, Conan O’Brien took a tour inside YouTube’s VR Lab in New York City to find out more about what virtual reality has to offer – and the outcome was nothing short of hilarious. There, the…
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
LED Pen Light
Easily write in dimly lit areas without having straining your eyes by using this LED pen light. Available in sets of three, each pen features a compact cell battery powered LED that emits a bright white light, so you can comfortably write in the dark. Check it out $14.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
This Must Be The Place Doormat
Let your guests know they’ve arrived at the right spot using a “This Must Be The Place” doormat. This welcoming doormat measures 18 x 30 inches and is handmade from tough coir and vinyl that make it ideal for outdoor use. Check it out $38.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Alien Head Bath Bomb
Experience out-of-this-world relaxation by dropping an alien head bath bomb in your next soak. It comes shaped like a stereotypical alien head that fizzes away completely and turns your water green while giving it a refreshing limey scent. Check it out $5.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Cologne Wipes
Ensure you’re always smelling fantastic by using these portable cologne wipes. These classy wipes are packaged inside compact napkin sized envelopes and come in one of five intoxicating scents – making them ideal for the modern gentleman on-the-go. Check it out $19.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Bag Of Unicorn Farts
Who needs air freshening sprays and scented candles when you have a bag of unicorn farts? Each bag features a whimsical and colorful design, and comes scented with essential oils of the highest quality that give off a delightful fragrance. Check it out $8.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
72 Hour Survival Kit
Increase your chances of getting through an emergency situation with this 72 hour survival kit. Assembled by survival experts, this compact pack contains over 30 useful tools packed inside an incredibly durable and waterproof tarpaulin exterior. Check it out $349.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Girl Scouts Cookie Cereal
Begin each day with an invigorating sugar high my scarfing down a bowl of Girl Scouts cookie cereal. The iconic and incredibly delicious Girl Scouts treats are now available year-round and come in two tasty flavors – “Caramel Crunch” and “Thin Mints”. Check it out $4.99
Fast Company
How We Got To Post-Truth
There’s never been so much to read and so many readers—and that’s part of a much larger problem for politics. There’s never been so much to read and so many readers—and that’s part of a much larger problem for politics.In the groggy aftermath of the 2016 election, slightly more…
The Next Web
3 quick SEO fixes for every website
Do you want to start 2017 with better results in search engines? Not only that but do you also want to receive better results from the traffic you get from search? If either or both answers are yes, then you will want to run through this list of quick SEO fixes every website needs to make now in order…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Arctic ice retreat caused by climate change has killed 80,000 reindeer
The effects of climate change on Earth’s ecosystems are continuing to rear their head, as new research shows more than 80,000 reindeer died between 2006 and 2013 in Arctic Russia due to unusual weather patterns that have been linked to climate change. New Scientist reports that the retreat of sea ice…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Green-roofed timber cabin floats above the ground in Mexico City
Set within a grove of trees, the Black Cabin is protected from acoustic disturbance and visual pollution. In a nod to the environment, the contemporary cabin is clad in black-stained black pine planks and punctuated by large glazed panels that frame views of the landscape and promote passive ventilation…
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Wearhaus’ ‘social’ headphones are now on sale
Wearhaus isn’t slinging just any old pair of fancy headphones, but instead what it’s calling a social listening experience. Put simply, it makes cans that let you share whatever track you’re playing with whoever’s in your general vicinity. Now, after a few years in development, the Wearhaus Arc headphones…
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A.M. Links: Trump Picks Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, Kayne West Says He ‘Would Have Voted for Trump’ If He Had Voted
Donald Trump has reportedly picked Sen. Jeff Sessions to be his attorney general. Donald Trump has reportedly picked Rep. Mike Pompeo to be his CIA director. Donald Trump has reportedly picked General Mike Flynn to be his national security adviser. Kanye West says that while he didn’t vote in the…
SlashGear
GPD WIN Review: Mobile Windows 10 for gaming
Windows has indeed changed, partly thanks to some strategic licensing changes. Previously only seen in desktops and laptops, Microsoft’s operating system can now be found in all sorts of devices, even those not blessed by Redmond. Those range from cheap 2-in-1 tablets to mini PCs to project to, well,…
physicsworld.com: all content
Flash Physics: Optical clock in space, Richard Garwin wins presidential medal, lighting the cosmic web
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
WIRED
OK, J.K. Rowling—Enough Already With the World-Building
<em>Fantastic Beasts</em> signals the fantasy writer’s shift away Harry Potter to rest of his universe—but do we really need <em>five</em> movies? The post OK, J.K. Rowling—Enough Already With the World-Building appeared first on WIRED.
Latest Items from TreeHugger
The remarkable history and healing power of honey
How did honey go from being the world’s most important food to an undervalued afterthought?
The Manual
This Work Shirt Puts All Others To Shame
Tough enough to chop wood in, but sophisticated enough for dinner at Grandma’s Christmas table. The post This Work Shirt Puts All Others To Shame appeared first on The Manual.
Fast Company
Why This Obamacare Architect Is Worried
Bob Kocher is a key architect of the Affordable Care Act, the bill that president-elect Trump has described as a “disaster.” Bob Kocher is a key architect of the Affordable Care Act, the bill that president-elect Trump has described as a “disaster.”If you spent years of your life…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Watch Adam Savage Tour Peter Jackson’s Movie Memorabilia Collection [Video]
Featuring props that run the gamut from Terminator to Jurassic Park, filmmaker Peter Jackson’s personal collection of movie memorabilia is astounding. In this episode of Tested, Adam Savage takes a tour of the collection with Peter, and they check out some of the LOTR director’s prized pieces, including…
VentureBeat
Baidu and BMW’s joint self-driving car project comes to a halt
(Reuters) — German automaker BMW and Chinese internet giant Baidu will end their joint research on self-driving cars, executives for the two firms said on Friday, with Baidu now searching for new global research partners. Wang Jing, the head of autonomous car development at Baidu, told Reuters the company…
VentureBeat
Transcriptic raises $13.4 million to grow its cloud platform for automated scientific research
Transcriptic, a biotechnology startup that’s setting out to reinvent how biological research is carried out, has raised $13.4 million in a new round of funding led by Data Collective, with participation from new investors Digital Science and WuXi AppTec. Other existing investors also contributed to the…
VentureBeat
Cogito raises $15 million to help call center staff detect customers’ mood from their voice
Artificial intelligence company Cogito raised $15 million in its latest funding round, the company told VentureBeat today. Cogito combines behavioral science and artificial intelligence to detect a person’s emotional state and determine if their mood has changed and how conversations are going — all…
VentureBeat
Delete wants to help you get rid of your junk in a sustainable way
Every once in a while I want to get rid of a lot of old electronics, clothes, furniture, and other things lying around my house. But the process is slow because I’m concerned about things being relegated to the trash heap — is there some way for me to ensure that they’re disposed of in an eco-friendly…
VentureBeat
Razer Kraken Pro V2 is a lightweight all-day gaming headset
REVIEW: Razer has revamped most of its gaming headsets for this holiday season, and that includes one of its best sellers in the Kraken Pro. Now known as the Kraken Pro V2, the upgrade introduces an aluminum body, 50mm audio drivers, and larger earcups. Razer Kraken Pro V2 Pricing: $80 Availability: Out…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Novel study shows ‘cocktail’ of soil bacteria can protect rice plants from deadly forces
University of Delaware student Jonathon Cottone knows the tell-tale signs that rice plants are getting sick: the yellowing leaves, the faint football-shaped lesions.
The Next Web
One day only: Store up to 1TB of data into the cloud forever for the bargain-basement price of $29
Even with today’s expanding hard drive sizes, it seems like no time at all before storage on your laptop, tablet or smartphone dwindles to nothing. Instead, store megabyte-chewing videos, MP3s, documents and other important media in the cloud with up to 1TB of Zoolz Complete Cloud Storage. This robust…
Lifehacker
This Website Lists All the Retailers That Offer Free Shipping on December 16
First, there was Black Friday, then came Cyber Monday, and now, you can score holiday discounts on Free Shipping Day, too. And there’s an easy way to find all the participating retailers.At the aptly named FreeShippingDay.com, you’ll find a huge list of retailers that offer free shipping on December…
Gizmodo
These ‘Professional’ Sweatsuits Won’t Fool Anyone But Who Cares, They’re Comfortable
If the thought of having to ‘dress up’ has you skipping fancy dinner parties, or turning down promotions at work, Fruit of the Loom might have a solution for you. Its 2016 Professional Collection is a line of fleece sweatsuits printed with ‘formal’ designs that make it look like you’re actually dressed…
Digital Trends
How to turn off the flashlight faster on an iPhone
The flashlight on the iPhone is one of those things you probably use all the time, for a variety of things. The built-in feature is perfect when you wake up late at night and want to find your way around your home, without smashing your toe into your nightstand or fumbling over the stairs. And while…
Digital Trends
Buick throws its hat in the plug-in ring with the sleek Velite concept
Buick has introduced a futuristic concept car named the Velite. The annual Los Angeles Auto Show kicked off just a few days ago, but the brand decided to present its newest design study during the Guangzhou Auto Show that’s currently taking place in China. The Velite was developed by the Pan Asia Technical…
Digital Trends
Tesla’s acquisition of SolarCity receives overwhelming shareholder approval
It’s final: With no more barriers to the deal, Tesla is buying SolarCity. Tesla shareholders backed the acquisition, with an overwhelming 85 percent giving their approval, Tesla announced on the company’s blog. CEO Elon Musk and other ‘affiliated’ shareholders did not vote. Tesla General Counsel Todd…
Digital Trends
The fifth member of the Mini lineup will run on batteries when it lands in 2019
BMW’s Mini division is on track to launch its first series-produced electric model in 2019, according to a recent report. The yet-unnamed, battery-powered car will be one of the Mini lineup’s five core models. However, it will be an electrified version of an existing car instead of a brand new model…
io9
Nearly a Trillion Dollars’ Worth of Oil Was Just Discovered in Texas
An estimated 20 billion barrels of oil valued at up to $900 billion has been discovered in a West Texan shale formation, the US Geological Survey announced this week. Three times the size of the Bakken oilfields in North Dakota, it could be the largest such deposit ever assessed in the United States.Read…
Lifehacker
When You Should Start Thawing Your Turkey, Based on Weight
There’s no shame in picking up a frozen turkey for the big meal, but thawing it must be taken into consideration when planning out the timeline. Luckily, delish has a simple, helpful graphic to help you figure out exactly when you should move your turkey from the freezer to the fridge.Read more…
Dornob
Darwin Sect Brings the Wonder of Nature Indoors Yet Again
You always love trips to the aquarium… until you actually get there. Then you remember…
Curbed National
Roomba inventor unveils a robot for weeding
The adorable gardening robot will hit yards this summer When robots take over the world, at least they’ll keep our yards tidy. Inventor Joe Jones—creator of the Roomba—is poised to launch a waterproof, solar-powered gardening robot in the summer of 2017 through his new startup, Franklin Robotics. When…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Patterns that push the limits
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Engineers make nanoscale ‘muscles’ powered by DNA
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Chemists uncover a new way heat travels between molecules
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
World’s fastest gas detector to prevent global warming
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ICYMI: Augment yourself with video glasses and exosuits
Today on In Case You Missed It: Between Snap Inc.’s more-buzz-than-Google-Glass sunglasses and exoskeleton suits for the workplace, we are officially future-living. Spectacles cost $130 and are dispensing in randomly placed vending machines. Meanwhile, SuitX, a robotics company from California, created…
kottke.org
Global weirding continues with massive Arctic warm-up
Something is rotten to the north of Denmark. Climate scientists are alarmed at the extreme warmth in the Arctic right now. It’s currently dark up there 24 hours a day, which usually means cold temperatures and rapidly freezing ice. Instead, temperatures are rising…Arctic temps are currently a whopping…
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We Should Think of American Education as a National Security Issue
The election of Donald Trump to the White House left great segments of the US population elated, and others feeling deflated and terrified. It still isn’t clear what he will do after he’s inaugurated, although certain policies and approaches are beginning to take shape. But as observers take stock of…
Computerworld
7 reasons cloud migrations fail (free online course)
Cloud migrations can fail for a variety of reasons, such as a cloud strategy that isn’t aligned with business goals, cultural resistance or lack of a viable cloud security plan. Managing these migration risks is the focus of a free online course presented by training company Logical Operations Inc.,…
Slashdot
Microsoft Replaces Command Prompt with PowerShell in Latest Windows 10 Build
Bogdan Popa, writing for Softpedia:The latest Windows 10 insider build brings a change that puts the Windows PowerShell in the spotlight, as it replaces the super-popular Command Prompt in some essential parts of the operating system. Command Prompt has been around for as long as we can remember, but…
BBC News – World
Migrant crisis: Chios island camp in Greece attacked
A migrant camp on the Greek island of Chios is attacked with petrol bombs, fireworks and stones.
Architizer
Make Anything: These Technological Marvels are the Future of Architecture
Architizer attended this Autodesk University this week to experience the new tools transforming workflows both in the studio and on the construction site, and we picked out some of the highlights that really illustrate how the future of architecture is shaping up.
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Save 73% On This High-Res Car Video Camera With 8GB MicroSD Card [Deals]
For a limited time you can get the DashCam Hi-Res Car Video Camera and 8GB MicroSD Card for only $24.99 (73% off) with free shipping in our Nerd Approved Deals Store! More and more people are investing in dashboard cameras as an insurance precaution in the unfortunate case of an accident. Play it…
The Awesomer
Pencilman Tape Measure
Price: $35  | Buy | LinkA brilliantly simple upgrade to the conventional tape measure, the Pencilman provides a locking clamp which holds a pen, pencil, or Sharpie, so you can easily and consistently mark items, even one-handed. In addition to straight lines, it can mark arcs and circles. More…
GearCulture
Reef Rob Machado Collection
An easy-going Down Under sandal design that’s both soft and durable thanks to a compression molded Swellular EVA footbed with an anatomical arch support over molded rubber sponge. The super stylish Reef Rob Machado Collection also features a synthetic nubuck upper, crafted for all manner of coastal…
EETimes:
Securely Control Sensors and IoT Nodes
Watch as a web server authenticates or rejects a water filter sensor node and wifi enabled controller.
Design Milk
Woodi Stores Your Firewood, Books, or Magazines
Hanna Särökaari and Elina Ulvio collaborated on the multifunctional Woodi which is designed to hold your firewood, books, or even magazines. The minimalist birch design rests at a slant on three legs allowing it to be used either horizontally or vertically. Being that it’s easy to manufacture,…
CNET News.com
Amazon offering deep discounts to Alexa shoppers – CNET
Want to score a deal on Amazon? Try shopping through Alexa.
The Next Web
This amazing wallet-sized smartphone tripod will arrive just in time for the holidays
Trying to take selfies with your smartphone usually involves awkwardly leaning your phone up against something…and crossing your fingers. Thankfully, you can permanently eliminate a lot of that guesswork with the ingenious Pocket Tripod, set to be released next month. Right now, you can pre-order the…
Mashable
This bacteria is getting harder for kids to fight
When 6-year-old Logan Peon got an ear infection last year, his pediatrician in Chicago gave him antibiotics. That should’ve been the end to a typical childhood illness. But Peon had acquired a drug-resistant bacteria called Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Round after round of antibiotics failed to clear up…
PCWorld
Dell Power Companion review: Charge your laptop on the go
We’re all conditioned to carry a spare battery charger when we’re hunting Pokemon, but when your Dell XPS needs more juice on the go, what do you do?Enter Dell’s Power Companion (found on Amazon for about $95), essentially a big-ass battery that connects to a laptop for a quick recharge. While at first…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Slovenia becomes first EU nation to enshrine human right to water in their constitution
Related: Two-thirds of Americans are exposed to cancer-causing drinking water, new report finds Via The Guardian Images via Pixabay and Wikimedia Commons
Slashdot
Volkswagen Plans 30,000 Job Cuts Worldwide
Volkswagen has announced plans to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide with about 23,000 of the losses borne in Germany. From a report on BBC:VW, still dealing with the aftermath of the emissions-cheating scandal, aims to rejuvenate its core brand, and develop new electric and self-driving cars. VW says it will…
Digital Trends
Forget cars, Toyota wants hydrogen fuel-cell commercial trucks
Few automakers are as committed to hydrogen fuel cells as Toyota. The Japanese automaker launched its Mirai fuel-cell car in the U.S. last year, and has been an outspoken advocate for fuel cells as an alternative to electric cars powered by batteries. But why stop at cars? Toyota is now exploring the…
Deals
Today’s Best Deals: $20 off Amazon Prime, Overwatch, Amazon Apparel Blowout
Discounted Prime memberships, 20% off thousands of pieces of clothing, and the first big deal on Overwatch lead off Friday’s best deals.Read more…
Curbed National
Thanksgiving table ideas to impress your guests
When it comes to the Thanksgiving table, the food could be considered half of the experience. Other key ingredients include the table setting itself, family, and friends. On the eve of the big meal, event stylist (Jeune Amour Events) and interior designer (Twelve Chairs) Courtney Webster shows us some…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
antónio costa lima loops corridor around patio in portuguese house
located in the coastal town of estoril, the astrologer’s house features a ramp-like promenade which runs through and connects the different programs of the house. The post antónio costa lima loops corridor around patio in portuguese house appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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The Engadget Podcast Ep 15: Everything But the Truth
Senior editor Devindra Hardawar and reviews editor Cherlynn Low join host Terrence O’Brien to dig through the week’s biggest news. First they’ll talk about two of the biggest new products on the market: the Macbook Pro and the Surface Studio. Then th…
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Do Your Thanksgiving Host a Favor and Bring Them Breakfast Instead of a Dinner Side
Being a great guest includes bringing a gift for your host, especially for events that take a lot of work like Thanksgiving. Set yourself apart from other guests by bringing a breakfast basket that will make the morning after Thanksgiving (or even the morning of) a breeze for your host.Instead of another…
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Gifts for People Who Don’t Want to Leave Their House Ever Again
The holidays are upon us and while I’m sure a lot of people are planning to spend them in the warm embrace of family and friends some of us prefer the coolness of a completely empty house that we never, ever have to leave again.Read more…
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Maya Angelou on How a Library Saved Her Life
“A library is a rainbow in the clouds.” “You never know what troubled little girl needs a book,” Nikki Giovanni wrote in one of her poems celebrating libraries and librarians. “Knowledge sets us free, art sets us free. A great library is freedom,” Ursula K. Le Guin asserted in her beautiful essay on…
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Brookhaven Lab Advances Its Computational Science and Data Analysis Capabilities
Brookhaven Lab purchased a new institutional cluster, is building a new computing architecture test bed, and joined/is in the process of joining computing standardization groups. These efforts, part of Brookhaven’s Computational Science Initiative, will support data-driven scientific discoveries.
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NSU Researchers to Present at World Stem Cell Summit
The World Stem Cell Summit & RegMed Capital Conference has invited five faculty members from the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Cell Therapy Institute to present on their research related to advancing new approaches to cancer immunotherapy and regenerative medicine at the organization’s 12th…
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Nothing good is free: How Linux and open source companies make money
We all know how popular and helpful Linux and open source products are. But since most of them are available for free, how do the companies that produce them make any money to pay their bills? As it turns out, lots of ways.
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Trump election: US Jewish activist vows solidarity with Muslims
The Jewish head of the Anti-Defamation League promises to join any Muslim database set up in the US.
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FanDuel, DraftKings finally agree to merger
That was quite the long game.  Fantasy sports gaming sites DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to merge, the companies announced Friday. The deal comes after months of anticipation, as DraftKings CEO Jason Robins has spoken openly about the two companies discussing the possibility over the last two years….
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SUBARU VIZIV-7
Subaru have unveiled at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, the spectacular Subaru Viziv-7 SUV, an enormous all-wheel-drive, seven-seat crossover that stretches 204.7 inches (5.2 m) long, 79.9 inches (2 m) in width and stands tall and proud at 72 inches (1.8 m) in height, with a wheelbase of nearly 3 meters…
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THE GODFATHER NOTEBOOK
“The Godfather” is widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time. The Godfather Notebook is a never-before-published edition of Francis Ford Coppola?s notes and annotations on the Mario Puzo novel that became one of the most iconic films in cinema history. The 700-page publication is a…
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ELECTRIC ROAD GLACIER SUNGLASSES
Premium action sports brand Electric just launched their newest sunglass style, called the Road Glacier. Designed in tandem with Chris Christenson, a world renown snowboard and surfboard shaper, the Road Glacier is built to take the elements head on. The versatile shades feature OHM lenses with 100%…
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How Walmart’s former e-commerce guru plans to revolutionise the automotive industry
This article is part of our TechRadar North column, a series focusing on the development of the North of England’s digital sector.Being asked to fly half way around the world to embark on a project two days into a new job would be some IT managers’ worst nightmare, but Joel Albyn relished the challenge.Having…
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Trump names Jeff Sessions as attorney general, Mike Pompeo as CIA boss, reports say
US President-elect Donald Trump has tapped two senior leaders of his national security and law enforcement teams: Senator Jeff Sessions for attorney general and Representative Mike Pompeo as CIA chief, an official said Friday.
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Celebrate Black Friday Week with 20% Off Clothes, Shoes, Jewelry and More on Amazon
And so it begins. Besides the markdown of Amazon Prime (which if you haven’t taken advantage of, what are you even doing?), Amazon is rolling out a bunch of great deals today. The site is taking 20% off on “select clothes, shoes, jewelry, watches, and more.” And by “select,” they mean basically everything….
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Save 15% Sitewide At Monoprice During Its Early Black Friday Sale
Monoprice sells everything from charging cables to speaker systems to 3D printers, and you can save 15% on (nearly) all of it today during the site’s early Black Friday sale. Promo code EARLYBF will get you the deal at checkout; just note that there are some exclusions, but it’s not totally clear what…
TechCrunch
Google reverses its ‘digital death sentence’ for Pixel phone resellers
 Google has now lifted a controversial ban which wiped out the digital identities — meaning Gmail accounts, access to photos, voicemails and files — of those consumers who used a tax loophole to profit from reselling their Pixel smartphones. The affected people were, in fact, in violation of Google’s…
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The Genetic Mutation Behind ‘Uncombable Hair Syndrome’
“Bad hair” comes in all shapes, sizes, and severities. But for some people, the untamable tumbleweed atop their heads might actually be the result of a genetic mutation.A particular variety of bad hair caught the attention of a geneticist at Germany’s University of Bonn. “Uncombable hair syndrome,” “spun…
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Bacteria communicate to ramp up collective immune response to viral threats
Bacteria can boost their own immune systems by “talking” to each other, surprising new research from New Zealand’s University of Otago shows.
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Further decrease in the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics in Austrian dairy cows is necessary: study
Today’s European Antibiotic Awareness Day demonstrates the necessity of the responsible use of antimicrobial substances in both humans and animals to prevent the development of antibiotic resistance. With this in mind, the Institute of Veterinary Public Health at the Vetmeduni Vienna published a study…
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Novel catalyst design opens possibility to hydrogen vehicle
A new research, affiliated with UNIST has presented a novel strategy for non-precious metal catalyst that can replace rare and expensive platinum(Pt)-based catalyst, currently used in hydrogen fuel cell.
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Researchers turn waste gas into road-ready diesel fuel
Climate change is one of the most serious threats facing the world today. With the effectuation of the Paris Agreement, there has been a rising interest on carbon capture and utilization (CCU).
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An Archimedes’ screw for groups of quantum particles
Anyone who has tried to lead a group of tourists through a busy city knows the problem. How do you keep the group together when they are constantly jostled, held up and distracted by the hubbub around them?
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Diaphragm much older than expected
The diaphragm is unique to mammals and our most important respiratory muscle. Scientists at the University of Bonn and the Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig examined breathing in extinct caseids and came to the surprising conclusion that the diaphragm evolved about 50 million years earlier…
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Vulnerable countries pledge to go all-renewables, with help
More than 40 developing nations on the front lines of climate change have pledged to pursue 100 percent renewable energy.
Cool Material
The 16 Best Everyday Carry Gifts You Can Give This Year
Everyday Carry, or “EDC,” has made its way into the popular lexicon over the last few years.  As it has, guys have decided to care more and more about the quality of those items they carry on a daily basis. There’s a desire for durable wallets, finely crafted writing instruments, and pocket knives that…
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Brighter Than A Billion Suns: Imaging Life On Earth | Phil Manning | TEDxCharleston
Paleontology is often viewed as a ‘blue sky’ science, one with little relevance, beyond Indiana Jones movie scripts, in the 21st Century. Phil Manning buries this prehistoric notion in a compelling talk that first and foremost reminds you just how totally cool scientific research can be (plus, his British…
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A New Material for a New World | Carmen Hijosa | TEDxClerkenwell
In my field of design and research, the question is always: how to develop a product taking into account the whole supply chain, and what are our responsibilities as designers/creators/manufacturers to people and the earth throughout the full cycle of what we develop. Through my company Ananas Anam,…
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VR is More than a Vision | Louisa Bremner | TEDxClerkenwell
We increasingly perceive the world through digital lenses, new technologies are capable of accessing our emotional and physical capacity in more complex ways. What potentials could come through Virtual Reality and the feelings and sense of space it creates? Louisa Bremner is the Lead Real-time artist…
Scientific American Content: Global
Two Major Environment Policies Will Be Hard For Trump to Undo
Rules on power plant emissions and clean water have some staying power, but other regulations are easier targets — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
How-To Geek
How to Search for Just About Any Tweet on Twitter
Twitter launched in March 2006, which is crazy: that’s over a decade ago! Even weirder: all the old tweets from that pre-historic era are still out there.Click Here to Continue Reading
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Is Climate Change Already Solved?
Marrakech—The global clean energy transition has already taken off. That is the mantra repeated in countless speeches, presentations, panel discussions, activist manifestoes, open letters and official pronouncements here at the COP22 U.N. climate change conference. If true, then the problem of man-made…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
víctor enrich envisions an isolated, gold-clad ‘fort knox’ for president trump
some of trump’s most prominent proposed policies are amalgamated into an architectural abode that captures th
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