Indistinguishable from Magic 11/20

The Awesomer
Enter Sandman Classroom Cover
LinkJimmy Fallon and The Roots teamed up with Metallica to turn in a low-fi performance of the 1991 classic Enter Sandman played on kazoo, xylophone, and other other toy instruments, the result of which sounded like a marching band from Hades. More Awesome Stuff: First Drafts: Free Fallin’Musical…
Next Big Future
Russia near to launching hypersonic missile on top of RS-28 ICBM
Although Russia is in the midst of replacing Cold War era RS-18 (SS-19) ICBMs with the new solid fuel RS-24 it test fired a new RS-28 missile in late October. The RS-28 is meant for is the new hypersonic glide vehicle project Russia announced in 2013Russia believes the RS-28 is essential for state security…
Digital Trends
General Motors limits 2017 Chevy Bolt EV sales to California and Oregon in 2016
The Chevy Bolt won’t be available nationwide this year after all. According to the Wall Street Journal (subscription required), only California and Oregon buyers will have a chance to get Bolted this year, other states will have to wait for 2017 for only “limited quantities,” reports Electrek. The limited,…
EDC is Everyday Carry
Rugged Material Front Pocket Wallet
submitted by Everyday Carry For most of you, there’s no better place to carry your wallet than in your front pocket. It’s more secure and better for your back. But we all know pocket space is hard to come by. That’s why Rugged Material optimized their most minimal wallet specifically for the front pocket….
Digital Trends
Bad memory? No problem, thanks to the Chipolo Plus
Forgetful? There’s an app for that. Or rather, there’s an Internet of Things device with a companion app for that. Meet the Chipolo Plus from Chipolo, a tiny little tag that you can misplace to your heart’s content without ever losing it or the item to which it’s attached. The tiny IoT tag is a little…
Gear Patrol
Watch Now: Reviewing Google’s New Products, Apple’s New Book and More
Apple vs. Google, a Brooklyn-made watch and more gear. …Read More »
Fast Company
From Cold Emails That Work To Finding Your Purpose: This Week’s Top Leadership Stories
This week’s top stories may get you to rethink the much-reviled cold email and ask the right questions to find your company’s purpose. This week’s top stories may get you to rethink the much-reviled cold email and ask the right questions to find your company’s purpose.This week…
BBC News – World
Ottawa hate crime attacks investigated
Jewish centres, a mosque and a church are defaced with swastikas and graffiti in Canada’s capital.
CONTEMPORIST
Entryway Design Ideas – 3 Different Styles Of Entryway Benches
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Digital Trends
Let your friends curate your restaurant bucket list with Truffle
Foodie? Chances are your friends are, too. Banking on that sense of community, particularly when it comes to cuisine, is a new app called Truffle. It’s branded as a “new kind of community bringing friends together to explore brilliant and unique dining experiences around the world.” And now, you can…
The Verge – All Posts
Trump’s campaign wanted to buy Twitter emoji to attack Clinton
Over the course of the 2016 presidential election, political campaigns took to Twitter like never before, using extensive ad buys and promoted tweets to spread their message. According to a Medium published last night, the Trump campaign attempted to purchase a promoted hashtag, and was shut down by…
Lifehacker
Here’s An Even Better Best Price Ever On Your Favorite Custom Suits [Exclusive]
You voted Indochino your favorite custom clothing company by a wide margin, and this week you can dress yourself in one of their premium suits for just $350. Use promo code KINJA.Read more…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
First power drawn from tidal turbines off the coast of Scotland
Enlarge / “Atlantis’ AR1500 turbine (left) and AHH’s HS1000 turbine (right).” (credit: Atlantis Resources) Earlier this week Atlantis Resources announced that it had placed a tidal stream turbine off the northern coastline of Scotland and generated power for the first time from the 1.5 MW installation….
VentureBeat
Remedy Entertainment soaks in the lessons of Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break
It’s been eight months since Microsoft shipped Quantum Break on the Xbox One and PC, and more than five years since Remedy Entertainment started working on the ambitious time travel game. Quantum Break was a groundbreaking title that combined an interactive game with a live-action film. The game was…
Slashdot
Is Google’s AI-Driven Image-Resizing Algorithm Dishonest?
The Stack reports on Google’s “new research into upscaling low-resolution images using machine learning to ‘fill in’ the missing details,” arguing this is “a questionable stance…continuing to propagate the idea that images contain some kind of abstract ‘DNA’, and that there might be some reliable photographic…
CONTEMPORIST
This New House In Los Angeles Was Designed With A Rooftop Deck That Has 360 Degree Views
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TechCrunch
Zuckerberg reveals plans to address misinformation on Facebook
 He’d been dismissive about the reach of misinformation on Facebook, saying that false news accounted for less than one percent of all the posts on the social media network. But a slew of media reports this week have demonstrated that, although fake posts may not make up the bulk of the content on Facebook,…
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Fiji’s Prime Minister Pleads With Trump: ‘Save Us’ From Climate Change
Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has pleaded with Donald Trump and the American people to help save his slowly sinking nation. At this year’s global climate talks in Marrakech, he said that climate change was no hoax, and invited the President-elect to come visit Fiji and see the damage first…
Digital Trends
Stop using plastic water bottles and check out smart water cooler Bevi
Staying hydrated may be good for you, but if that hydration involves using thousands of plastic bottles, it may not be so good for the planet. Luckily, there’s a solution that will keep you healthy without destroying the planet — meet Bevi, a smart water cooler providing eco-friendly drinks that are…
Mashable
Watch Prince surprise the late Sharon Jones with a spontaneous guitar solo
You know that feeling when Prince loves your song so much, he surprises you onstage with a spontaneous guitar solo? You almost certainly don’t. But Sharon Jones did. The beloved soul singer died of cancer on Friday at the age of 60, and fans are reminiscing about this June 2011 show in Paris….
Lifehacker
Time Buddy Visualizes Your Schedule Across Multiple Time Zones
Android/iOS: Most calendar apps can manage your schedule just fine, but if you deal with multiple time zones, it’s easy to get mixed up. Time Buddy helps you plot your day-to-day when you have to traverse the world.Time Buddy lets you set one time zone as your “home” and displays your schedule around…
Digital Trends
Metallica reverses course and joins Napster
Metallica has always been a band that forged its own path in the decidedly tumultuous world of heavy metal, with ground-breaking videos like One and album sales in the millions. James Hetfield and Co. just released their long-awaited new album HardWired … To Self Destruct, and have also decided to release…
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NASA’s Peer-Reviewed Paper on the EmDrive Is Now Online
Earlier this week we wrote about a leaked paper that apparently confirmed that NASA had built a working electromagnetic drive (or EmDrive), a theoretical (and “impossible”) rocket propulsion system that seemingly violates Newton’s Third Law of Motion. It’s such a controversial subject that the the moderators…
DudeIWantThat.com
Freshcloz Garment Deodorizer
The Freshcloz Garment Deodorizer is a hanging home dry cleaning kit. Well, partial dry cleaning kit. The ozone-spewing system removes odors and freshens up clothes and other textiles (or even shoes) that might reek of smoke, sweat, or Bengal Tiger madras curry. But it won’t remove stains or wrinkles….
Digital Trends
PlanChat makes the process of planning a vacation a little less stressful
By the time you finish planning a vacation, you’ll need an even longer one to alleviate all the stress that went into coordinating with friends, buying tickets, and creating an itinerary. But there may be a way to make the pre-vacation part of a vacation a little less stressful — it’s all thanks to PlanChat,…
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Geneticists hope to unlock secrets of bats’ complex sounds
Project to sequence the DNA of more than 1,000 species seeks to reveal how bats learn to communicate.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20997
TechCrunch
After decades of dreaming, indoor location’s time has come
 The precise information you need, delivered exactly when and where you need it. Personalized engagement and experiences. Easy step-by-step navigation. These are just some of the things you get with indoor location-based services. Similar functions have existed outdoors for years, but indoor location…
The Verge – All Posts
BMW reportedly ends its self-driving car partnership with Chinese tech giant Baidu
After two years of collaborating on self-driving cars, BMW and Chinese search giant Baidu have ended their partnership, according to multiple reports. Baidu is said to now be searching for a new automaker to team up with as it looks to ramp up its testing of autonomous vehicles in the US. Wang Jing,…
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Six innovative solar systems that go beyond standard arrays
By Cat DiStasio Solar technology has skyrocketed in recent years, as new innovations pave the way for more affordable designs that generate clean energy in unique ways. We’ve branched far beyond the familiar solar panel, with new developments that e…
Lifehacker
Instantly Restart Chrome with a Bookmark
Rebooting Chrome isn’t exactly rocket science, but it does require a few more clicks than necessary. So, Digital Inspiration created a bookmarklet that does it for you.The fastest way to restart Chrome is to point the address bar to chrome://restart then press Enter. So it follows that all you have to…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Ecotricity wants to heat British homes with gas from grass
The old saying goes that you shouldn’t let the grass grow under your feet, but a British green energy company sees that neglected greenery as the solution to the UK’s energy needs. Ecotricity has announced it plans to produce methane using grass harvested from marginal farmland that could one…
Slashdot
Dutch Science Academy Plans A Women-Only Election
greg65535 writes: In order to reduce its gender imbalance, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in Amsterdam will hold special election rounds, one in 2017 and one in 2018, for which only women can be nominated. The plan “does not come at men’s expense,” argues the academy’s president,…
BBC News – World
Turkey: Thousands protest against proposed child sex law
Protests are held in Istanbul at a bill to clear of statutory rape men who marry their victims.
The Verge – All Posts
Chevy’s Bolt EV to have limited availability in 2016, with wider rollout next spring
General Motors had long been planning to release its all-electric Chevy Bolt before the end of 2016 — and it will, but only in California and Oregon. Wider availability — basically the rest of the country — will need to wait until 2017 says The Wall Street Journal. The paper spoke to GM spokeswoman…
Mashable
LinkedIn thinks campus recruiting hurts tech sphere diversity
Campus recruiting is a staple of hiring for tech companies, but the process feeds into the lack of diversity already plaguing the industry.   Elite colleges have their own diversity problems. And when companies only recruit from elite schools the lack of diversity is magnified.  That’s what LinkedIn…
Fast Company
The Next Generation of Ransomware Might Leak Your Data, Not Destroy It
Security experts warn of new types of malware that threaten to publish instead of encrypt valuable, confidential information. Security experts warn of new types of malware that threaten to publish instead of encrypt valuable, confidential information.Right when internet users have…
Gizmodo
Flushing Sodium Down the Toilet Could Be the Last Thing You Do
Grant Thompson does silly stuff with science and when he received a request to flush sodium down a toilet he knew who to call—the man who flushed mercury down a toilet with a hypnotic swirl. All cleaned up, the mercury toilet meets its ultimate demise in a mushroom cloud of destruction.Read more…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Facebook fixing fake news problem with CEO at trade summit
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urged world leaders meeting in Peru on Saturday to help get more people online to improve global living standards while separately announcing new measures to cut down on fake news stories on the social network that some suggest could have helped sway the U.S. presidential…
Shut Up And Take My Money
A Stuffed Animal that Goes from Sweet to Nightmarish
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Lifehacker
When It’s Okay to Workout While You’re Sick, and When You Shouldn’t
Common sense says you should never workout when you’re not feeling well, but there are a few exceptions. If you’re worried your illness is taking you off track of your fitness goals, here’s what you need to know.As youtuber PictureFit explains in this video, the general rule of thumb is the “above or…
VentureBeat
How tech usurped the word ’empathy’
GUEST: Six years ago, during a tense job interview, an executive asked me what the most important trait was for a product leader. I responded, discerned the frustration in his movements, and then responded again. He cut me off. “No, no, no … the most important trait is empathy.” I left the interview…
VentureBeat
Trump’s tech agenda is still a huge mystery, but there is cause for alarm
Tech advocacy groups and watchdogs have little idea what to expect from a Trump presidency, and their anxiety is rising. Concerns about a lack of cyber security expertise, increased digital surveillance, and possible trade tariffs are reverberating throughout Silicon Valley. The lack of information…
VentureBeat
Google’s Click-to-Message introduces mobile messaging to businesses
GUEST: About a month ago, Google announced a new addition to its AdWords platform: the Click-to-Message ad extension. After some regional testing, Google recently rolled this functionality out across the globe. Advertisers can now place a small button below their ad that, once clicked, will trigger an…
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Uber starts selling digital gift cards online
Uber has made it much easier to buy gift cards for friends, family and anyone else who paid for your fare in the past. You can now get digital gift cards straight from Uber’s website and send them straight to someone else’s email address. The company…
Lifehacker
This Week’s Top Downloads
Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week. Read more…
ArchDaily
The House of Knowledge is a Gorgeous New School Above the Arctic Circle
Courtesy of Liljewall architects Gallivare, Sweden might be known for its reindeer, but it’s gradually undergoing an urban transformation. Liljewall Architects in collaboration with MAF architects have created Kunskapshuset (House of Knowledge), a new school, for the archetypal “arctic city.”…
Lifehacker
This Week’s Top Downloads
Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week. This All-In-One System Rescue Toolkit Automatically Repairs Your PC We highlighted Paul Vreeland’s System Rescue Toolkit a few months ago, but now he’s built a new,…
Digital Trends
Handy has now come to Amazon’s Alexa, enabling you to book your next home cleaning
She can’t clean your home (at least not yet), but now she can help you get it cleaned. Amazon Alexa’s newest skill comes from Handy, and allows folks to book a cleaning simply by chatting with Alexa. That marks the first time that the Amazon Echo has made it possible for its users to book a cleaning…
Next Big Future
Only the costs of the Space Launch System are going to the moon
NASA is requesting help to minimize the production, operations, and maintenance (POM) costs of the Space Launch System (SLS), Orion, and Exploration Ground Systems (EGS).SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft are costing more than $3 billion per year in development costs.The request would also look at other…
TechCrunch
This crowdfunded watch looks like the Chrysler Building but was designed in Honolulu
 The Skyscraper Art Deco Watch is a new crowdfunded piece by horologist Mark Carson and designer Richard Paige. Based on Art Deco skyscraper decoration – think the Empire State Building’s handsome arches or the swooping buttresses of Gotham city – this watch is interesting for a few reasons. First, this…
Slashdot
Commercial-Mining Drones Keep Getting Attacked By Eagles
An anonymous reader summarizes an article from ABC News: The world’s seventh-biggest gold producer has lost more than nine drones because of eagle attacks. “People couldn’t believe I was able to get such a good photo of an eagle airborne,” complained surveyor Rick Steven at a conference sponsored by…
Next Big Future
US Seawolf class submarines are bigger and faster and can deploy Navy SEALS and tap undersea fiber cables
The US Seawolf class submarines are special. They are newer, bigger, faster and more heavily armed than standard attack submarines, the nearly $3-billion-per-copy Seawolfs have been fitted with hundreds of millions of dollars in unique equipment and are assigned to their own special squadron in Washington…
Man of Many
Looking Sharp – J. Ruiter Tinnie 10 Side-by-Side Vessel
The new boat from J Ruiter is a modern take on the classic aluminium tinnie. Named the Tinnie 10 Side by Side Vessel for very good reasons, it’s built from aluminium, measures 10ft in length, carries two passengers side by side and forms a perfect Isosceles triangle. It also has the added benefit of…
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US government releases official guidelines for smart guns
Back in June, the US Department of Justice proposed a list of specifications for manufactures of smart guns: a preliminary outline of the baseline features law enforcement agencies wanted to see in the future of pistol safety technology. This include…
BBC News – World
Brazil: Four dead after police helicopter ‘shot down by gang’
Video footage suggests a Rio de Janeiro police helicopter was shot down by a favela gang.
Dezeen
Julius Horsthuis creates hypnotic fractal visuals for Isometric music video
To create the visuals for Fraction’s music video, director Julius Horsthuis used software that generates “unpredictable and infinitely complex shapes”. Read more
Dezeen
Prefabricated house in Amsterdam features wooden walls, zigzagging stairs and split levels
Inside this wooden, prefabricated house in Amsterdam by Marc Koehler Architects, an angular black staircase crisscrosses between split levels. Read more
Dezeen
Flat-packed cabin concept allows tiny houses to be assembled like IKEA furniture
A Vancouver-based startup’s conceptual design for flat-packed recreational cabins would allow users to build for themselves, making the wilderness more readily accessible. Read more
TechCrunch
How data science and rocket science will get humans to Mars
 President Obama recently re-affirmed America’s commitment to sending a manned mission to Mars. Think your data science challenges are complicated? Imagine the difficulties involved in mining data to understand the health impacts of a trip to Mars. When sending humans “where no one has gone before,”…
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Personal Towel Warmer
Treat yourself anytime to the glorious embrace of fluffy heated towel using this personal towel warmer. It employs a silicone heating element that safely and evenly warms your towel, robe, or any other garment in just ten minutes. Check it out $79.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Chocolate Turkey
End your glorious Thanksgiving feast on a sweet note by digging into this plump chocolate turkey. This fully edible giant bird requires zero prep work and is made with four pounds of rich milk chocolate that’s skillfully sculpted and hand painted by chocolatiers. Check it out $59.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
The Manual Chainsaw
Make quick work of any tree or stump that stands in your way by mowing it down using this manual chainsaw. This ultra portable tool comes equipped with a carbon steel chain packed with double-cutting teeth securely attached to a pair of large looped handles. Check it out $43.99
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Car Assisted Hammock Stand
Turn any pit stop into the ideal location for a little rest and relaxation using this car assisted hammock stand. This powder coated steel frame holds up to 250 pounds and is designed so that you can easily anchor it under your vehicle’s wheels. Check it out $199.95
Slashdot
Feeding Seaweed To Cows Eliminates Methane Emissions
Dave Knott writes: A Canadian farmer has “helped lead to a researcher’s discovery of an unlikely weapon in the battle against global warming: a seaweed that nearly eliminates the destructive methane content of cow burps and farts,” reports the CBC. “Joe Dorgan began feeding his cattle seaweed from nearby…
ReadWrite
GE Transportation and Port of LA come together to track that cargo
IoT is connecting objects across the world. A lot of these objects are items that get shipped and has to arrive predictably. Keeping an eye on where cargo is at anytime is important. Yesterday GE Transport announced that they are embarking on a pilot concept with the Port of Los Angeles to leverage…
Digital Trends
Space-saving, movable, all-in-one, designer kitchen island for millennials
Short on space but wanting a cool designer kitchen anyway? That’s the buyer for whom Serbian brand Dsignedby built the Kitch’T. The award-winning all-in-one wooden kitchen island was on display at the Belgrade Furniture Fair last week and featured by Dezeen. Everything for the creative cook who can…
BBC News – World
S Korea president Park Geun-hye ‘had role’ in scandal
South Korea’s president had a “considerable” role in a corruption scandal, prosecutors say.
SlashGear
Mark Zuckerberg details Facebook fake news manifesto
With fake news overwhelming the Facebook news feed, Mark Zuckerberg has laid out his plan for tackling the made-up stories that have punctuated the recent US election. Zuckerberg, who is in Lima for the APEC summit, outlined his intentions on the controversial topic this weekend – in, unsurprisingly,…
VentureBeat
Senior U.S. officials reportedly recommend removal of NSA director
(Reuters) – The heads of the Pentagon and the U.S. intelligence community have recommended to President Barack Obama that the director of the National Security Agency, Admiral Michael Rogers, be removed from his position, sources familiar with the matter said on Saturday. The recommendation by Defense…
BBC News – World
A day at the world’s busiest land border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico
Three stories from people at the world’s busiest land border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico.
KurzweilAI » News
New unique brain ‘fingerprint’ method can identify a person with nearly 100% accuracy
A research team led by Carnegie Mellon University used diffusion MRI to measure the local connectome of 699 brains from five data sets. The local connectome comprises the point-by-point connections along all of the white matter pathways in the brain, as opposed to the connections between brain regions….
Computerworld
Amazon Discounts Kindle E-Readers Up To $30 Through 11/28 – Deal Alert
Amazon has quietly released another good set of deals on its popular Kindle series of e-readers, and this time the discount runs through 11/28 only. Kindle’s price sinks $30, Kindle Paperwhite is discounted $20, the Kindle Voyage drops $30, and the worry-free Kindle for Kids Bundle is reduced $30 as…
Slashdot
Snopes.com Editor on Fake News: Social Media Is Not the Problem
“Honestly, most of the fake news is incredibly easy to debunk because it’s such obvious bullshit…” says Brooke Binkowski, the managing editor of the fact-checking at Snopes.com. “It’s not social media that’s the problem. People are looking for somebody to pick on.” mirandakatz shared this article from…
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Audi R8 V10 Spyder: A supercar that anyone can drive
Audi is a car brand that’s seen quite a transformation over the last decade or so, shedding its slightly stuffy image of a car maker that builds solid saloons and estates in favor of a more desirable one thanks to a raft of new model lines.The original TT played a big part in this, while the likes of…
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Some users are reporting trackpad problems on their new MacBook Pros
We waited a long time for new MacBook Pros but it seems all is not well with Apple’s latest and greatest laptops – some of the users who’ve picked up the machines are having trouble with the trackpad, according to Apple sites MacRumors and 9to5Mac.Specifically it’s the classic three-finger-drag gesture…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
LMN architects adds metallic veil of LED lights to tobin center for the performing arts in texas
the enveloping veil establishes a distinctive presence on the san antonio skyline. The post LMN architects adds metallic veil of LED lights to tobin center for the performing arts in texas appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Fast Company
Three Mistakes You’ll Regret When You’re Trying To Leave A Crappy Job
The stress of trying to break free from a bad job can be tough to deal with, but these common behaviors make things worse. The stress of trying to break free from a bad job can be tough to deal with, but these common behaviors make things worse.There are plenty of things you could…
Digital Trends
Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Custom LED sneakers, invisible drums, and more
At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion crowdfunding campaigns on the web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo, and you’ll find no shortage of weird, useless, and downright stupid projects out there — alongside some real gems. In this column, we cut through all the worthless…
The Next Web
How 5G will change the way we use the web
The promise of 5G includes faster internet, greater mobile connectivity for businesses, and the ability to take futuristic digital experiences like VR and AR mainstream. With such limitless potential, the question becomes just how 5G will change the way people use their devices. To find out what’s coming,…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Voters head to polls in troubled Mali after years of delay
Voters in Mali headed to the polls on Sunday for the first time since 2013, when international forces intervened to tackle rebel forces which threatened to split the country in two.
How-To Geek
Geek Trivia: Which U.S. State Has The Longest Official Name?
Which U.S. State Has The Longest Official Name? Mississippi California Rhode Island OhioThink you know the answer?
How-To Geek
How to Recover Software Product Keys From Any Computer, Even a Broken One
Product keys are becoming less and less common these days, but if you have a piece of software on your computer—and can’t find its product key—this simple program can help you extract it.Click Here to Continue Reading
Coolest Gadgets
Sound BlasterX Katana gaming speakers rock your world
When it comes to audio peripherals that work well with a computer, you know that you will not be able to go wrong with the Sound Blaster name. That name has certainly come a long way since its early days of churning out 8-bit sound cards that fit into an ISA slot back in the days when games on PCs ran…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Space station welcomes Frenchman and world’s oldest astronaut
The International Space Station gained three new residents Saturday, including the oldest and most experienced woman to orbit the world.
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GoPro compensates Karma buyers with free Hero5 cameras
We won’t blame you if you’re upset that GoPro had to recall your Karma drone over sudden power losses, but at least you’re getting compensation for your trouble. GoPro is offering American Karma buyers a free Hero5 Black camera once they return both their drones and the accessories that came with them….
Mashable
Newly discovered spider looks just like a dried-up leaf
In the animal kingdom, sometimes the best survival strategy is to pretend to be something you’re not — either to ambush unsuspecting prey or to convince predators that you’re not very tasty.  And scientists recently discovered a spider that uses a unique masquerade to hide in plain sight. It is the…
ArchDaily
The 7 Best Sustainable Design Courses in the United States
Students at <a href=’http://architecture.woodbury.edu/’>Woodbury University School of Architecture</a>. One of Woodbury’s graduate professional practice courses, focused on the Los Angeles region and the state of California, was named one of seven exemplary courses in sustainability-centered…
Techbargains.com
Sunforce 80-LED Solar Motion Light (White) $28.85
Sunforce 80-LED Solar Motion Light (White) $28.85
BBC News – World
Syria war: Aleppo rebel attack on school kills seven children
Seven children die after rebel fire hits a school in government-controlled west Aleppo.
Slashdot
Why Automation Won’t Displace Human Workers
“There was never a job opening for a drone pilot until there was something to fly,” writes the founder of market research firm Beagle Research Group, arguing that automation won’t inevitably lead society to a universal basic income “free lunch” because new jobs arise when “new capabilities, technical…
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Can virtual reality challenge real-life prejudices?
In a dusty, brightly-lit street in a favela named Gereba outside of Fortaleza, Brazil, a woman turns to you. “My name is Maria de Lourdes de Sousa,” she says. “I raised eight children without a home, food, clothes and shoes. People always asked me to give my children away, but I never did.”This is Voices…
The Next Web
6 easy ways to save time on marketing
Budget isn’t a marketer’s most valuable asset—it’s time. Who has enough hours in the day, especially these days, to achieve the optimal balance of campaign planning, testing, iterating, and further optimization? In an ideal world, companies would have entire teams devoted to these efforts. But often,…
SlashGear
Tesla releases self-driving demo video that shows what the car sees
Tesla is continuing to go all-in with autonomous driving technology, having already promised that all future models, including the upcoming Model 3, will include self-driving features. Now found Elon Musk has shared a new video that attempts to better demonstrate to drivers how the technology works….
WIRED
Security News This Week: Snowden-Hater Michael Pompeo May Be CIA Director
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Snowden-Hater Michael Pompeo May Be CIA Director appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
The EU’s Android Antitrust Complaints Are Contrived
Opinion: The European Commission’s antitrust case against Google fails to consider the realities of today’s mobile market. The post The EU’s Android Antitrust Complaints Are Contrived appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions
An unexpected connection has emerged between the results of physics experiments and an important, seemingly unrelated set of numbers in pure mathematics. The post Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions appeared first on WIRED.
National Geographic News
Why Our First Alien Encounter Could Happen Soon
Gadget Review
Best Small Microwave
Best Small Microwave Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site While large microwaves are great for handling big reheating projects for the whole family or more easily cooking foods, small microwaves tend to be more friendly in tinier places, while still keeping around 700 watts for handling most microwave…
The Manual
Noble Audio heaps on the luxury with two new pairs of in-ear headphones
Noble Audio has announced the launch of two new models in its line of high-end in-ear headphones: the Kaiser Encore, and the more affordable Sage, both of which are hand-assembled and matched. The post Noble Audio heaps on the luxury with two new pairs of in-ear headphones appeared first on The Manual.
Computerworld
Michael Flynn, Trump’s NSA pick, is a cybersecurity hawk
Michael Flynn, the man President-elect Donald Trump plans to name as U.S. national security advisor, believes the government is falling behind on cybersecurity.Trump named Flynn to his cabinet on Friday after the former military intelligence leader acted as the top military advisor to Trump’s presidential…
Shut Up And Take My Money
Foldable Winter Fleece Ear Muffs
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BBC News – World
Haiti’s delayed presidential election takes place
People in Haiti vote for a new president, after delays and a year under a caretaker government.
Mashable
How to get the best deal on Black Friday
Consumers spent $626.1 billion during the 2015 holiday season, snatching up Black Friday bargains and Cyber Monday goodies. Most shoppers on the day after Thanksgiving Day likely believed that it was worth getting up early, fighting crowds and waiting in long lines for the sales.  But are Black Friday…
SlashGear
Amazon app adds ‘Package X-Ray’ feature to see what’s inside boxes
With the holidays now upon us, the shopping season is about to get into full swing. Like most people do nowadays, the majority of your shopping is done online, probably from a certain retailer by the name of Amazon, and that means plenty of packages arriving within a short time period. To help with this,…
The Gadget Flow
reCAP Mason Jars POUR Lid
Bring your jars into the 21st century with the reCAP Mason Jars POUR Lid. Effortlessly screwing into place on standard Mason jars, the plastic used for these lids is BPA-free and FDA approved to the highest standards for food consumptions. The reCAP POUR Lid has a hinged cap on top that can be easily…
The Gadget Flow
Freedrum Portable Drum Kit
Take your beat creations on the go with the Freedrum Portable Drum Kit. Simply place the powerful sensors on your drumsticks and pair them with your smartphone. Requiring no internet connection and using a rechargeable battery that will last a week, you can hear every beat just as if it were a real drum…
The Gadget Flow
CHiP Smart Cookie Oven
There’s nothing better than the smell and taste of freshly baked cookies. With the CHiP Smart Cookie Oven, you can get the best cookies in as little as ten minutes. Whether you’re into granola-based healthy cookies or are a sucker for the classic chocolate chip, the CHiP Smart Cookie Oven has been expertly…
The Gadget Flow
Self-Installing Car Seat by 4moms
Give yourself a bit of a break when it comes to your baby with the Self-Installing Car Seat by 4moms. Connecting to the app on your smartphone, this incredible system is able to automatically level itself for the safest car journey for your little one. Simply set the car seat on the base as it calibrates….
The Gadget Flow
Harmony Elite Advanced Universal Remote
Control all of the entertainment in your home with just a few buttons with the Harmony Elite Advanced Universal Remote by Logitech. An upgrade on its predecessor, this stylish and sleek remote can handle anything from your DVD player to your smart devices. The Harmony Elite Remote has a full-color touchscreen…
The Gadget Flow
Golf Tags Golf Tracking System from GolfPad
Up your game and lower your score with the Golf Tags Golf Tracking System from GolfPad. Plugging into the top of your golf club just like a ball marker, this device pairs with an app on your smartphone to deliver real-time analysis and results about your game. Using this data from the Golf Tags, you…
The Gadget Flow
Prop Power Extension Cord by Quirky
Get power when and where you want it with the Prop Power Extension Cord by Quirky. Measuring six feet long, this cable is equipped with 18 inches of flexible material on the outlet end. With this, you can wrap the cord around a ladder, your table leg, or anywhere else that is convenient for your décor…
The Gadget Flow
Yamaha MusicCast WX-010 Wireless Speaker
Get your party started with sound with the Yamaha MusicCast WX-010 Wireless Speaker. With its ultra-compact design, this mighty speaker can fit in any space and even brought from room to room. Available in black or white, the MusicCast Wireless Speaker connects to your device to give you total access…
The Gadget Flow
Water Fall Home Water Filter by KOR
Treat yourself to the best tasting water around right at home with the Water Fall Home Water Filter by KOR. Coming with the black onyx stand, a filter, and two stunning glass carafes with lids, this system actually uses the power of coconut shells to naturally and completely purify your water. This method…
The Next Web
ONE DAY SALE: The Nifty MiniDrive is the easiest way to add 256GB to your Macbook — now at its lowest price
External storage drives seem convenient — until you start realizing they plug up a USB port and require you to tote that bulky drive around everywhere you go. Instead, travel lighter while still adding 256GB of storage capacity with the Nifty MiniDrive MicroSD Card Adapter for Macbooks. This super-handy…
The Next Web
8 myths you need to overcome to go from idea to a global product
Back in 2005, I was on the phone with a good friend of mine from college, Aaron Patzer. Aaron had an idea for a startup. His idea was to make managing your personal finances a cinch. I thought it was a very much needed idea, but I saw one major hurdle standing in Aaron’s way. He was living in Austin,…
9to5Mac
Review: Koogeek Smart Plug is a simple, inexpensive, WiFi HomeKit device to get started with Siri home automation
The Koogeek plug is a simple way to add smart HomeKit functionality to ‘any’ device you own with a plug (buy it for $34.99). The idea of a HomeKit plug outlet is by no means new — there are plenty available on the market — but the Koogeek stood out for its simplicity, form factor and WiFi connectivity…
Reason.com Full Feed
America Called Bullshit on the Cult of Clinton: New at Reason
Ever since Donald Trump won the presidential election, all eyes, and wringing hands, have been on the white blob who voted for him. These “loud, illiterate and credulous people,” as Salon brands them, think on an “emotional level.” Bill Moyers warned that ours is a “dark age of unreason,” in which…
BBC News – World
Trump election: Mitt Romney considered for secretary of state
Mitt Romney is being considered for US secretary of state, Vice-President-elect Mike Pence confirms.
Geek.com
Panasonic Invents Multi-lingual Megaphone Translator
Sometimes it’s easy to forget that we really are living in the future. Star Trek communicators are basically dumbed down smartphones; we now have laser beams that sanitize skin for surgery, and… of […]
SlashGear
New Alexa skill has Amazon Echo reading 60,000 recipes
The Amazon Echo connected speaker can turn a number of activities into passive ones, such as reading the news or e-books out loud for users, book travel plans, track orders from Amazon, and even send text messages. But one category where the device has been lacking is in looking up and reading cooking…
Techbargains.com
Nikon 50mm f/1.8G AF-S Nikkor Lens Bundle $176.95
Nikon 50mm f/1.8G AF-S Nikkor Lens Bundle $176.95
The Awesomer
Chappelle’s Show Trivia
LinkLooper made a chronological list of some of the lesser known facts about Chappelle’s Show and its creators, comedian Dave Chappelle and writer Neal Brennan, from Dave’s failed attempts at breaking into TV to one of the reasons for the sketch show’s demise. More Awesome Stuff: Chappelle on Star…
Mashable
This might be the world’s quietest library
Located on a deserted beach in China, this library is gorgeous and would be the perfect spot to study to ace any test.  Read more…More about Mashable Video, Seashore Library, Nandaihe, Architecture, and China
The Next Web
ONE DAY SALE: The Complete Machine Learning Bundle is your chance to master AI and it’s now priced lower than ever
Speech and image recognition, shopping recommendations, improved search results, even Google’s self-driving cars — all products of advances in machine learning. The process of teaching machines to learn as they work is an exploding field, and you can learn how to be a part of that tech revolution with…
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Why ESA Scientists Really Want to Crash a Satellite into an Asteroid
On December 1 and 2, the ministers from the European Space Agency’s 22 member states will convene in Lucerne, Switzerland to discuss future ESA missions and how to fund them. This meeting will determine the scope of Europe’s activities in space for the coming years, but due to current political and economic…
Cool Material
Christoffer Relander Bottled Landscapes
As part of an ongoing project titled Jarred & Displaced, photographer Christoffer Relander is bottling Finnish landscapes with double exposure photography. These images aren’t of prints shot and placed in bottles. They’re not digitally color corrected edits or juxtapositions using Photoshop. Relander…
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A new supersonic jet, and more in the week that was
Tesla currently makes the world’s best electric vehicles, but Jaguar’s first EV could give the automaker a run for its money. Meet the I-Pace: a svelte, stylish electric SUV that’s faster than most sports cars and can drive 220 miles on a single char…
DailyTech Main News Feed
Google’s Smart Contact Lens Project gets halted for 2016
American technology company Google has been working with Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis to create “smart” contact lenses. Clinical trials for the Google contacts were schedule for this year, but have now been halted.
Lifehacker
Don’t Wait For Black Friday: Your Favorite Logitech Gear Is Already On Sale
Logitech Peripheral Gold BoxThere’s no need to wait for Black Friday to find great deals on popular Logitech accessories; they’re already deeply discounted in today’s Amazon Gold Box.Inside, you’ll find the uber-popular Logitech Performance Mouse MX for $40, the cult-favorite M570 trackball for $20,…
Lifehacker
Why You Shouldn’t Work More Than 90 Minutes Without Taking a Break
We often discuss the importance of taking more breaks to be more productive, but the folks at PayScale have put together a great explanation for exactly why you shouldn’t work more than 90 minutes at a time, and part of it has to do with our basic rest activity cycle.The Basic Rest Activity Cycle, also…
Reason.com Full Feed
How Hippie Communes Changed America: New at Reason
From Reason’s December issue, Senior Editor Brian Doherty reviews a new book on how hippie communes changed America: In 1971, a young man named Bernie Sanders visited Myrtle Hill Farm, a rural Vermont commune for disaffected white middle-class kids. Its residents’ back-to-the-land lifestyle was…
Ars Technica
Sportbacks, TIE fighters, and the Panthermobile: the 2016 LA Auto Show
Jonathan Gitlin LOS ANGELES, CALIF.—There was quite a varied selection of four-wheeled delights on display at this year’s LA Auto Show. We’ve already covered the grid full of new racing cars that Porsche,…
BBC News – World
Good Friday and Columbus Day renamed by ‘inclusive’ US city of Bloomington
A US city renames Good Friday and Columbus Day “Spring” and “Fall” holidays to be more “inclusive”.
Techbargains.com
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2045 1080p 2200-Lumens Projector $549.99
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2045 1080p 2200-Lumens Projector $549.99
io9
There’s an Entire Art Show Dedicated to MythBusters
Finding and busting some of the world’s biggest myths is almost an art unto itself. Now, there’s an entire exhibition dedicated to the Art of the Myth. It’s even got the stamp of approval from Adam Savage himself.Read more…
SlashGear
Sources: Microsoft and HP will launch consumer Windows 10 phone in 2017
Microsoft and HP are working on a consumer-tier Windows 10 Mobile phone, according to sources. This would follow the HP Elite X3, a phablet with a hefty price tag and features like Continuum and HP Workspace. Details about this tipped consumer-tier Windows phone are still slight at the moment, though…
The Verge – All Posts
Pokémon’s emphasis on collaboration turned it into a global community
When Pokémon Go hit smartphones this summer, it was an unprecedented hit. It broke records in app stores, caused floods of people to converge in public parks, and might even become a movie. The game was an impressive demonstration of the franchises’s popularity, and according to video blogger KaptainKristian,…
Digital Trends
Low-cost toilets built to serve 2.5 billion people who lack sewer systems
You might not consider a toilet to be a luxury, and most people in developed nations probably don’t even think about their toilet and take for granted the benefits of having one. For 2.5 billion people in developing nations that lack sewer systems and central plumbing, however, a new product from Lixil,…
DudeIWantThat.com
Feisty Pets
These Feisty Pets are the perfect way to teach your kids about the true nature of animals. All cuddly puppy and squishy bear at first sight, but get too close and…Rrrrrawwwrrr! Back the F off, son, or I’m gonna gnaw your face off! My only criticism is that ThinkGeek didn’t also include a stuffed woman…
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After Math: Are you kidding me?
It’s been a brutal week for American democracy but there’s still plenty of face-palmingly bad news from the tech sector to go around. Apple’s trying to bilk its customers out of $300 for a coffee table book, Stephen Hawking figures we’ve got less tha…
Lifehacker
Suitcase Showdown: “Smart” Luggage vs Standard Carry-Ons
The holiday travel season upon us, which means dragging our bags out and packing for flights, trains, or road trips. Sure normal luggage gets the job done, but “smart” luggage can weigh itself, skip through TSA checkpoints, and warn you if it’s getting lost. I decided to give some a try.Read more…
Physics News
12 healthy, tasty Thanksgiving recipes to inspire you
Mike Chino, Managing Editor: Pan-Seared Brussel Sprouts 1 lb Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and cut in half 2 tbsp butter 1 tbsp oil salt and pepper to taste (I like lots of pepper and italian …
Mashable
Sabra recalls hummus that may make you sick
Attention snackers: Put down the carrots. Step away from your hummus. Sabra Dipping Co. is voluntarily recalling dozens of its hummus products because of possible Listeria contamination. SEE ALSO: 6 vegetarian Thanksgiving mains even carnivores crave The Virginia snack maker on Saturday said it identified…
TechCrunch
Spectacle-selling Snapbot deployed at the Grand Canyon
 Not even 24 hours after we got the last Snapchat Spectacle vending machine location, there’s a new one: near the Grand Canyon in Arizona, closest to the small town of Meadview. The new spot is striking distance from Las Vegas, and should provide a beautiful road trip for anyone adventurous enough to…
Mashable
Over 100 killed after train derails in northern India
At least 115 people died Sunday in a train wreck in northern India, with rescuers still working to pull passengers from the mangled coaches. An overnight passenger train rolled off the track around 3 a.m. local time near the city of Kanpur. The cause of the derailment is not yet known. SEE ALSO: Uber…
Singularity HUB
How We Can Save Our History One Smartphone at a Time
Our lives today are increasingly digital, so why isn’t our old memorabilia? As we use smartphones and the cloud more often, our pre-digital personal history is falling to pieces, likely unorganized, poorly labeled or barely even accessible. Family photographs, in particular, are some of the most cherished…
Cool Material
Sunday Hangover
It’s been a rough couple of nights. Get a greasy sandwich and give your brain a rest. It’s time to kick back with some of our favorite videos and visuals from the past week.
BBC News – World
Syria war: Aleppo self-rule plan rejected by government
A UN self-rule plan to end heavy fighting in the city of Aleppo is rejected by the Syrian government.
Techbargains.com
MET-Rx Natural Whey (5lbs, Chocolate or Vanilla) $31.63
MET-Rx Natural Whey (5lbs, Chocolate or Vanilla) $31.63
Digital Trends
Welcome to the all new smart neighborhood
California based builder KB Homes is using smart home technology to help sell its houses. And the company has built an entire community where each home is fully equipped with Apple HomeKit package. The Promenade at Communications Hill is just 20 minutes southeast of Silicone Valley and features a model…
The Awesomer
Why Weed is Illegal
LinkCan marijuana impair your thinking? Of course it can. But so can alcohol, yet beer is served in stadiums and weed is sold in parking lots because of – wait for it – politics and racism. Adam Ruins Everything traces Western society’s devolving outlook on the herb. More Awesome Stuff: Adam Ruins…
Fast Company
Maybe Microsoft Isn’t Ignoring Musicians After All
While visual artists are the target for Microsoft’s new Surface hardware and Windows “Creators Update,” musicians are still in the picture. While visual artists are the target for Microsoft’s new Surface hardware and Windows “Creators Update,” musicians are still in the picture.As…
Geek.com
How to Write and Publish a Novel: 5 Crossroads You’ll Face
Guest writer A.M. Justice brings us her top tips in becoming a successful publisher author like her. Her recent work A Wizard’s Forge has been getting fantastic reviews. Here’s what the sci-fi/fantasy maven has […]
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Why You Can’t Legally Call Organic Weed ‘Organic’
Last week, eight out of nine states with cannabis on the ballot voted yes on pot, which puts the total number of states with legal medicinal and/or recreational pot at 27. Yet as the newcomers to the world of legal ganja are about to find out, voting cannabis into a state’s constitution is the easy part—the…
Digital Trends
The best game console you can buy
It’s an interesting time to be buying a game console. Three years into the current console generation, we are seeing (and hearing) about a new array of incrementally improved hardware, such as Sony’s PS4 Pro, Microsoft’s “Project Scorpio,” and sub-platforms, like PlayStation VR. This is somewhat problematic,…
TechSpot
Weekend tech reading: PowerShell replaces CMD in Win10, Q3 2016 HDD stats, Kaspersky OS announced
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…
VentureBeat
How blockchain can change the future of IoT
GUEST: The Internet of Things (IoT) is a fast-growing industry destined to transform homes, cities, farms, factories, and practically everything else by making them smart and more efficient. According to Gartner, by 2020, there will be more than 20 billion connected things across the globe, powering…
Lifehacker
Sunday’s Best Deals: Early Black Friday TV Discounts, Xbox One S Bundle, Logitech Gear
Logitech peripherals, early Black Friday TV deals, one of the best Xbox One S discounts ever, and more lead off Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts,…
Big Think
Top 20 Weirdest Inventions Ever
These are some of the strangest human inventions.Read More
Digital Trends
Forget weedkillers — let the Tertill robot keep your garden clear of weeds
When it comes time to clean house, you can relax knowing that cute little machines are taking care of your floors. You then wince when you think about the weeds in your garden. However, you may soon be able to put those outdoor worries aside. Roboticist Joe Jones, who invented the Roomba robotic vacuum…
Scientific American Content: Global
How to Resist an Unjust Regime Nonviolently
For decades, political scientist Gene Sharp has promoted nonviolent strategies for countering oppression — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Gizmodo
‘The Big One’ in California Will Cost an Insane Amount of Money
A recent study found that California’s San Andreas Fault could actually rupture along its entire 800-mile length. It was previously believed that “The Big One” could only occur in confined segments, and this new information is now being used by insurers to make some unnerving predictions.Read more…
The Awesomer
Kong: Skull Island (Trailer 2)
Link“Kong’s a pretty good king. Keeps to himself mostly.” Our latest look at Kong: Skull Island is a stark contrast from the first trailer. Apparently, it’s more lighthearted than you’d think. Also the titular island doesn’t have one, not two, but a metric crapton of giant creatures. More Awesome…
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Best Logitech mouse: 5 best mice for gaming and general use
Logitech is one of the oldest mouse makers around having outed its first computer mouse, the P4 Mouse, back in 1982. Today the company has you covered for just about any activity. There’s both wired and wireless options for gamers, alongside larger mice with highly precise sensors designed for productivity,…
Slashdot
London’s Mayor Wants Volkswagen To Pay $3 Million In Lost Tolls
dkatana writes: Since the U.K. government has done nothing to make Volkswagen pay for Dieselgate, Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, is asking VW to come up with 2.5 million pounds ($3 million) to compensate the city and its residents for the 80,000 diesel cars fitted with cheat devices. “I want to see…
ArchDaily
URBANLOGIC Arts Factory Awarded Silver at 2016 American Architecture Prize
© URBANLOGIC The annual AAP American Architecture Prize, which recognizes outstanding architectural design, interior design, and landscape architecture worldwide, has given URBANLOGIC’s Sichuan Arts Factory and Innovation Center a Silver Award in the mixed-use category. The panel of judges…
Digital Trends
Disney to open ‘Avatar’ park in the summer of 2017
Seven years is an eternity in the entertainment business, and that’s just how long it’s been since James Cameron’s Avatar arrived on the scene and did some rather boffo box office (as in biggest box office in movie history). But a lot has changed since then, movies come and go, and the public consciousness…
The Verge – All Posts
You can now add data overlays to your GoPro footage
GoPro revealed its new Hero 5 Black camera in September, but the camera has apparently been hiding a trick up its sleeve since then. The company announced this week that it will start letting users take the data from the sensors inside the Hero 5 Black and overlay it on top of their footage. The “telemetry…
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‘Star Citizen’ team will share its schedule with the public
Of all the complaints about Star Citizen’s development, transparency is one of the biggest. Outside of basic goals, it’s hard to know how well the epic-scale space game is coming along at any given moment — there are concerns that Cloud Imperium Games is frittering away all that crowdfunding money….
Techbargains.com
Linksys DPC3008 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem $19.99
Linksys DPC3008 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem $19.99
Lifehacker
These Simple Tips Will Make You a Better Thanksgiving Guest
If you’re lucky enough to be invited into someone’s home for Thanksgiving you should try your best to be a good guest. There are obvious behaviors to avoid—don’t get super smashed or talk politics—but Epicurious has a few more suggestions on how to put your best foot forward and not in your mouth.First…
Man of Many
The Hudson APC is a Troop Carrier for Warmer Climates
The SWAT has to buy their armoured vehicles from somewhere. It looks like INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing fills that niche. The Hudson APC is one of INKAS most sturdy and reliable vehicles for secure personnel transport. It’s configured to hold eight passengers and one turret operator comfortably….
Digital Trends
There is indeed a connection between ‘Star Wars’ and laser tag
Remember playing laser tag? You’d go to a place where they’d have all the gear and then you’d run around blasting each other as if you were Han Solo or a Stormtrooper. And as it turns out, there is indeed a connection there. A man named George Carter saw the future in a galaxy far, far away, and decided…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
The best webcams 2016
What’s the best webcam for you? Despite laptops and all-in-one desktops having built-in webcams these days, regular desktop PCs don’t have this luxury.So, if you want to buy the best webcam for video calling using Skype or Google Talk, look no further – we’ve rounded up five of the best HD webcams to…
BBC News – World
The art of deflection
How did the Trump campaign overcome the many scandals it faced?
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New Antibody Neutralizes Nearly Every HIV Strain
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have isolated an antibody from an HIV-positive patient that is capable of neutralizing 98 percent of HIV strains. It’s a success rate that makes it easily the most potent, wide-reaching HIV antibody and one that may have profound implications for the treatment…
io9
Latest Rogue One TV Spot Gave Me Hope Goosebumps
“Save the Rebellion, Save the Dream!” Dammit, Rogue One, I’ve got a little something in my eye.Read more…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Berlin’s High-Flying ‘Mount Center’ Climbing Park Looks Like a Real-Life Donkey Kong Level
Berlin’s amazing Mount Center opened in 2010 next to a wild park, meters away from the Nordbanhof S-Bahn train station. After a short training session with an experienced guide, visitors are welcome to climb the grand parkour area and discover six different
Slashdot
Spammers Compromised Popular Twitter Accounts Including Viacom And Microsoft Xbox
“A number of popular Twitter accounts suddenly wanted to help you add more followers,” joked Engadget. An anonymous reader writes: Early Saturday morning, due to a breach of the Twitter Counter analytics service, the compromised Twitter accounts started posting images touting services that sell Twitter…
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The 10 best PS4 accessories 2016
While you can have plenty of fun with the PlayStation 4 right out of the box – and some games, of course – a few smart enhancements can really amplify your enjoyment. We’re talking about accessories, of course, and they vary widely in purpose, price, and value.Look, we don’t want you to augment your…
Digital Trends
Traveling this holiday season? Sign up for Clear to get through security lines faster
You can’t wait to get home for the holidays, and neither can the teeming hordes of people at the airport clogging up the security lines. With the TSA already woefully short staffed, making for some shockingly long lines at major airports across the United States, there has never been a more pressing…
Gear Patrol
17 Perfect Gifts for the DIYer
The best holiday gift ideas for the DIYer, selected by our experts, to make the 2016 shopping season a breeze. …Read More »
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Live: Huge turnout in France’s high-stakes conservative primary
French voters went to the polls Sunday to pick a conservative candidate for next year’s presidential election, with polls suggesting the winner will make it all the way to the Élysée Palace. Follow our liveblog for all the news, results and analysis.
BBC News – World
Merkel until 2021?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will run for a fourth term in office in next year’s polls.
The Verge – All Posts
Is Los Angeles ready to rethink the car?
When people say Americans won’t give up their cars, Los Angeles is a case study on automotive saturation. Car fever took off during the post World War II era economic boom, and the sprawling city’s far reaching tentacle of freeways make the automobile essential. Culver City speed shops and custom car…
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102 Million Trees Have Died in California’s Drought
An aerial survey by the U.S. Forest Service has revealed some startling information: since 2010, California’s drought has claimed the lives of 102 million trees across 7.7 million acres of forest. In the 2016 calendar year alone, 62 million trees have died —marking a massive 100 percent increase in tree…
Gizmodo
Brilliant Mod Makes Smartwatches Actually Useful
Back in October, an analysis of the smartwatch industry found that sales were plummeting. That was quickly rebuffed by a different analysis that said sales were rising. One thing is for sure, smartwatches are boring. But this one is pretty awesome.Read more…
Techbargains.com
HP OMEN Intel Core i7-6700 Quad-Core Gaming Desktop w/ 32GB RAM, 2TB HDD, 256GB SSD, Geforce GTX1080 8GB Graphics $1499.99
HP OMEN Intel Core i7-6700 Quad-Core Gaming Desktop w/ 32GB RAM, 2TB HDD, 256GB SSD, Geforce GTX1080 8GB Graphics $1499.99
Discover Magazine
Pupil Size and Intelligence
Are the eyes the windows to intelligence? In an interesting paper, Georgia psychologists Jason S. Tsukahara and colleagues report that there’s a positive correlation between pupil size and cognitive ability. It’s well known that our pupil size varies over time due to changes in both emotional…
Engadget Full RSS Feed
Kanye West says Facebook and Google ‘lied to you’
You’re not the only one upset that the internet might have misled you. Kanye West cut short a Sacramento concert with an epic 15-minute speech where he railed against the state of the music industry, politics, and… the internet. The superstar says that people feel like they lost (due to the election,…
io9
Deleting the Facebook App Could Save Up to 20 Percent of Your Android’s Battery Life
Facebook has had an ongoing problem developing on Android for a while now. Facebook’s central item officer, Chris Cox, even encouraged his staff to switch to Android in order to live with the issues and figure them out. A recent independent test by Tech World Zone found that the problems have persisted…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Florida officials move forward with GM mosquitoes, despite bitter foes
Enlarge / A transgenic Aedes aegypti OX513A mosquito, cr
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