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Lifehacker
Use the “SBNRR” Technique to Handle Stressful Moments Mindfully
When your stress is building into an exasperating moment, emotions can easily get the best of you. And that can be detrimental if you’re in a professional environment. The next time you’re about to explode with stress, try this instead.The Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIY) is a mindfulness…
Reason.com Full Feed
Donald Trump and the End of Free Trade
“Canada, Mexico, and China are the top three customers for U.S. exports,” says Dan Griswold, a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. So what are the top three countries President-elect Donald Trump wants to pick a trade fight with? “Canada, Mexico, and China.” Griswold,…
Dornob
The Robusto: A Futuristic Ti5 Titanium Watch
It’s pretty ironic that a good wristwatch is in fact timeless. Case in point: the TiMe22…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
iPhone 7 mega deals: save £125 with these cheapest ever Black Friday voucher deals
The Black Friday iPhone 7 deals are finally here, and they are awesome! If you’ve been hanging on to see if the iPhone 7 would get cheaper in Black Friday week, the answer is yes.The big deals are to be found at reliable phone retailer Mobiles.co.uk – sister site to Carphone Warehouse – and no other…
SlashGear
NES Classic Edition now in stock for Walmart’s lucky few
The NES Classic Edition appeared in stock in small numbers at various Walmart, Toys R Us, and Best Buys this weekend. Speaking with SlashGear on condition of anonymity, sources confirmed that orders from administration forced (or will force soon) remaining stock onto store shelves. As such, on both Saturday…
Archinect – News
This week’s picks for NYC architecture and design events
Take a breather at an exhibition or a panel discussion as the holiday frenzy begins. As always, New York City is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked. For…
BBC News – World
On the weapons trail: How does IS arm itself?
Weapons meant for Western-backed rebels in Syria are ending up in the hands of so-called Islamic State in neighbouring Iraq – but how are they getting there?
9to5Mac
Best Black Friday Apple Deals: iPad Pro 9.7″ from $449, Apple Watch Series 1 $198, iPhone 7/Plus w/ $250 GC, more
As Black Friday approaches, the 9to5Toys team has been working diligently to find the best deals leading up to the biggest deal day of the year. While the Toys team covers all of the big deals and new gear from the retailers you trust, we’re paying particular attention to Apple Deals here. First,…
Capitalism Magazine
Trump: Wrong On Free Trade
Protectionism is not a recipe for prosperity—free trade is.
Digital Trends
Alternate between hot and cold with the upcoming smart wrap from RecoverX
When you consider how advanced wearable devices are getting, it’s always surprising to hear about a scenario which still relies on technology that hasn’t changed in decades. That is the situation that entrepreneur and former soccer player Alex Aguiar found himself in when he suffered a knee injury playing…
TechCrunch
Po 3D prints personalized prosthetic hands for the needy in South America
 The latest in soft robotics and shrinking sensors enables limbs and digits with ever-increasing levels of sensation and realism. At the same time, 3D printing is making it possible to bring sophisticated designs to the underprivileged and geographically isolated. Po is a company pursuing the latter…
Fast Company
New Trump Foundation Filing Reveals Donations From Ukrainian Oligarch
Ukrainian billionaire Victor Pinchuk gave $150,000 to the Trump Foundation in 2015 (and previously donated to the Clinton Foundation). Ukrainian billionaire Victor Pinchuk gave $150,000 to the Trump Foundation in 2015 (and previously donated to the Clinton Foundation).The Donald…
CNET News.com
AT&T’s DirecTV Now will stream Fox networks too – CNET
AT&T’s virtual cable service recruited Fox News, one of the last programming hurdles before its unveiling next week.
werd.com
PDW CaB-2 Carry-All Tote
California passed the plastic bag ban & soon your state will, too. Then you’ll need one or three of these Carry-All Tote Bags from Prometheus Design Werx. Made of rugged 1000D Cordura nylon, and constructed with full wrap webbing for extra strength, they feature 2 sets of Mil-spec webbing handles…
Mashable
This robot teach can teach you how to code by climbing on walls
Some robots make people feel like climbing the wall, and other robots climb the walls themselves. Root a new code-teaching robot is the latest in a long line of teaching bots designed to inspire students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) studies. However, this bot, still in Kickstarter…
Motherboard RSS Feed
Why NASA Will Be Lighting Stuff in Space on Fire This Week
Image: NASA/Wikimedia CommonsAstronauts face a wide range of existential threats as part of their profession, but few are more perilous than the possibility of a fire breaking out on a spacecraft. With that in mind, it might sound a little strange to hear that NASA will be literally playing with fire…
Latest news
StarHub, Veniam create connected vehicle mesh network in Singapore
StarHub and Veniam are teaming up to turn thousands of vehicles in Singapore into mobile Wi-Fi hotspots, while collecting data for the government.
Techbargains.com
Sony a6000 Mirrorless Camera w/ 2 Lenses Bundle $698
Sony a6000 Mirrorless Camera w/ 2 Lenses Bundle $698
Techbargains.com
Garmin Drive 50 GPS w/ Lifetime Map Updates + Garmin BabyCam Child Monitor $169.99
Garmin Drive 50 GPS w/ Lifetime Map Updates + Garmin BabyCam Child Monitor $169.99
Uncrate
Ortega Mk. 1C Personal Submarine
At first glance, the Ortega Mk. 1C Personal Submarine looks as much like a boat as it does a submarine. And with good reason. Its pair of high-powered electric motors…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
PopTech Blog
Support PopTech on Giving Tuesday!
The holiday season is almost upon us! As you purchase gifts for loved ones and snag a new device for yourself on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, we hope you’ll take a moment to make a gift to The PopTech Fund for Social Good on Giving Tuesday. November 29 is Giving Tuesday, an annual global day of giving…
Geek.com
Stephen Hawking Says Life on Earth Has an Expiration Date
It’s been a rough year for life on Earth. The Arctic is a staggering 36 degrees hotter than it should be, we’ve had some of the largest storms on record (in part fueled […]
Lifehacker
The Stores With the Best Black Friday 2016 Deals
If you plan on braving the super savings storm of Black Friday this year, these are the stores you definitely want to visit.Read more…
Macworld
Macworld’s December Digital Edition: First Look at the Macbook Pro
Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld Digital Edition.In the December issue We take a first look at the new MacBook Pro and a closer…
Discover Magazine
The Impossible’ EmDrive Thruster Has Cleared Its First Credibility Hurdle
After years of unwarranted hype and dubious experimental claims, the EmDrive, an “impossible” propulsion device that claims to produce thrust while violating Newton’s Laws of Motion, has received its first published, peer-reviewed paper. A team of researchers from the NASA-affiliated Eagleworks…
Digital Trends
Microsoft is ready to begin turning quantum computing research into real products
Many companies and researchers are investigating quantum computing as one of the next major steps in the evolution of computers. The “spooky” effects of quantum physics, it is hoped, will enable the creation of computers that operate on certain tasks at unprecedented levels of performance. Microsoft…
Techbargains.com
Zojirushi CV-DCC40XT VE 4-Liter Hybrid Water Boiler and Warmer $148.79
Zojirushi CV-DCC40XT VE 4-Liter Hybrid Water Boiler and Warmer $148.79
The Awesomer
Death Rogen
LinkBilly on the Street took to the streets of New York with Seth Rogen in tow, and proceeded to break the news to people that the comedian was dead. Despite Seth’s “disguise” being basically non-existent, nobody seemed to notice he was standing right there. More Awesome Stuff: Where Be Aliens?Mr…
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
New Mac Candle
Revolutionary 100% hand-poured soy wax candle scented like the first aroma you smell when opening a new Macbook, iPhone, or iMac.Click Here For Complete Details
VentureBeat
ImageInbox® Tele-Consultation Module to be Introduced at RSNA 2016
PRESS RELEASE: NexGenic’s New ImageInbox® Cloud and Point-to-Point Sharing Solutions Expand Capabilities for Radiologists, Physicians, and Patients to Utilize Medical Images WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 21, 2016– NexGenic®, LLC, the developer of…
VentureBeat
How AI is becoming essential for social media
GUEST: Everyone is on social media. And we mean everyone. According to Pew Research, in 2015 an astounding 65 percent of all Americans were using social media. That’s more than 200 million people in the USA alone, and is approximately the same amount as the number of people in America who own pets. (And…
Talks at Google
Neil Harbisson and Moon Ribas: “What’s it like to be a cyborg?” | Talks at Google
Meet the cyborgs. Neil Harbisson hears in colors through an antena attached to his skull, and Moon Ribas choreographs earthquakes with a sensor in her elbow. “What’s it like to be a cyborg” explores how two of the first human cyborgs in the world listen to sounds and dance to the rhythm of earthquakes….
Gizmodo
You Don’t Need Anti-Virus Software for Your Life
Today security company Symantec, best known for its consumer anti-virus programs, spent $2.3 billion on a company called LifeLock. LifeLock is a so-called “identity protection” provider that is supposed to help alert its subscribers to odd activity on their accounts. Read more…
TechCrunch
Bizly lets you book on-demand meeting spaces in luxury hotels
 Everyone talks about rooms being an underutilized asset in the hospitality industry. But what about meeting space? Almost all four- to five-star hotels, even boutique ones, have at least one meeting room. These can be 10-person conference rooms or 1,000-person banquet halls, but the concept is the same…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Catching molecular dance moves in slow motion by adding white noise
Digital Trends
Casio’s latest Pro Trek watch is an outdoorsman’s solar-powered dream
Casio’s line of Pro Trek watches have always been designed and built with the outdoor enthusiast in mind. Deftly blending the digital and analog worlds, these timepieces offer a host of features, along with rugged good looks and a high level of durability. But the latest addition to the Pro Trek lineup…
Digital Trends
Dashbot is the hands-free, eyes-free AI assistant your car is dreaming of
We’re 30 years removed from the final episodes of the original Knight Rider, the hit series in which David Hasselhoff was aided in his crime fighting by automotive artificial intelligence assistant, KITT. But that doesn’t mean that we’re not still clinging on for the perfect in-car AI system — and thanks…
werd.com
All-In-One Wood Rack with Tools
This all-in-one wood rack holds several armloads of firewood plus keeps all of your fireplace and woodstove essentials handy & organized. It features 3 storage shelves & hooks for the included tool set: broom, poker, & ash shovel. Everything to keep the home hearth warm and cozy, not to…
werd.com
The Floyd Platform Bed
From the creators of the incredibly simple & smart Floyd Leg Table comes a platform bed frame that’s equally impressive. It’s a modular design, engineered for easy transport & simple assembly. Strong but lightweight honeycomb core wood panels are supported by metal leg clips that distribute…
werd.com
National Geographic, The United States of America
Bringing together more than 700 high-impact photos from the National Geographic image archive, the oversized, 962-page hardcover National Geographic, The United States of America presents a state-by-state visual history of an ever-changing America. For purchase information, Click Here
TechCrunch
DeepMind Health inks new deal with UK’s NHS to deploy Streams app in early 2017
 DeepMind Health, the division of the Google-owned AI company that’s focused on building links to healthcare providers to drive the application of machine learning algorithms for preventative medicine, has inked a fresh data-sharing agreement with the NHS Royal Free Hospital Trust in London. Read More…
CNET News.com
5 oddly satisfying posts from Reddit’s OddlySatisfying – CNET
Social Studies: You know that feeling you get when the last dirty dish fits in the dishwasher to make it perfectly full? Or maybe when the last book fits on your bookshelf just right? That’s what Reddit’s OddlySatisfying is all about.
The Awesomer
Smells of Success
Link(Gross) After drinking poop water, Microsoft founder Bill Gates smelled poop perfume. Perfume and flavoring company Firmenich made up the foul mixture so that they could create a neutralizing fragrance that could someday be used in public toilets. More Awesome Stuff: Our Second BrainGenetic Engineering…
Lifehacker
Use Two Quarters to Measure Perfect Pie Dough Thickness
The perfect pie dough takes work, and one factor that influences how well it—and your overall pie—turns out is the thickness of the crust at the bottom. Too thin and it gets soggy and breaks. Too thick and it’s just gross. Luckily, two quarters will get you the perfect thickness every time. The height…
BBC News – World
German court acquits ‘Sharia Police’ in Wuppertal
A German court says seven men who formed a Sharia patrol did not break laws against political uniforms.
Mashable
‘Rogue One’ revelations: Everything we just learned about the new Star Wars movie
If you sense a disturbance in the Force this week, it’s probably because the advance publicity machine for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has cranked itself up to Ludicrous Speed.  With a couple of new videos and more than a dozen exclusive photos dropping over the past few days, Star Wars fans wanting…
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Electronics & Gadgets : Magicbeatz True Wireless Earbuds
Make it look like you are talking to yourself all the time with tiny, wireless earbuds. These portable, rechargeable, Magicbeatz True Wireless Earbuds deliver rich sound quality and are smaller than a dime. That’s small! Believe us! Don’t try to put a dime in your ear. $79.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Toys & Games : Studio Ghibli Plush
Celebrate the Kingdom of Dreams and Madness. Must Provide Information Here (please type over this text). $14.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Accessories : Star Trek Delta Enamel Stud Earrings (Division Colors)
Bedeck Your Lobes. Proudly show off your Starfleet track of choice with these sterling silver and enamel stud earrings from RockLove Jewelry, celebrating Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary. Choose from science blue, engineering red, or command gold! $94.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Home & Office : Star Wars Boba Fett Nutcracker
No disintegrations. We want our pecans whole, and unspoiled. The Star Wars Boba Fett Nutcracker: No disintegrations. We want our pecans whole, and unspoiled. $34.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Home & Office : Star Wars Desktop Lightsaber Lamp
The power of the “light” side. Overly blue overhead fluorescents can only be defeated by the power of the dark side- er… by red LEDs. $79.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Home & Office : Death Star Desk Lamp
[insert obligatory ‘that’s no moon’ joke here] What’s known is the Death Star plans were stolen. What’s not known is, they were hidden in a desk lamp! $49.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Home & Office : Star Wars BB-8 Bowl Set
BB-Ate. We wonder what kind of snacks they have up in space. Do they have pretzels and cheese puffs? Doesn’t matter – BB-8 has enough room to hold it all anyway. $29.99
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Home & Office : Star Trek Schematic Illuminated Display
The Star Trek Display we wish we had as kids. But this one is for grownups! The Star Trek Schematic Illuminated Display makes your inner Starfleet Captain happy, with a USB or battery-powered display that LOOKS LIKE A STARSHIP CONSOLE. We wanted this as kids, but had to make do with what we had. $49.99…
Digital Trends
Oaxis InkCase i7 gives your iPhone 7 an energy-saving E Ink display
One of the iPhone’s main issues is battery life — and one of the biggest consumers of that battery life is the display. While the iPhone’s display looks pretty nice, it just doesn’t compare in battery use to something like an E Ink display. That’s why Oaxis wants to stick an E Ink display on the iPhone….
The Next Web
Watch this drone prepare the perfect(ish) Thanksgiving meal
Drones are great for a lot of things, but cooking certainly isn’t one of them. Autel Robotics knows as much, but that didn’t stop the company from compiling some great tips for how to use its X-Star Premium quadcopter to prepare your Thanksgiving feast. The quadcopter handled the entire meal: mashed…
Latest news
Google Cloud acquires learning platform Qwiklabs
The hands-on lab learning environment should help Google onboard users across products like Google Cloud Platform and G Suite.
Dezeen
Viñoly, Meier and KPF design luxury towers for Manhattan waterfront
American firms Rafael Viñoly Architects, Richard Meier & Partners, and Kohn Pedersen Fox have conceived a trio of high-end residential buildings that will overlook New York’s Hudson River. Read more
Dezeen
Chunky concrete staircase spirals through House in Akitsu by Kazunori Fujimoto
A concrete staircase spirals between the austere concrete floors of this house designed by Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates for a seaside spot in Japan’s Hiroshima Prefecture. Read more
Archinect – News
This week’s picks for LA architecture and design events
Take a breather at an art exhibition as the holiday frenzy begins. LA is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked. Archinect and Bustler compiled a…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Star Trek fan film says CBS and Paramount don’t own “the idea of Star Trek”
Enlarge / Axanar Productions is arguing that its Prelude to Axanar doesn’t infringe copyright because it’s filmed in “mockumentary” style. (credit: Prelude to Axanar) In a motion filed last week, CBS and Paramount asked a judge to rule that (PDF) fan-funded Axanar Productions infringed Star Trek…
Digital Trends
Not just for cameras, video shows drones are great for holding lights
When photographer David Robison set out to shoot Red Bull slopestyle mountain bike rider Matt Jones, he wanted to up his game. Two years prior, he had been intrigued by the large drones that were part of Red Bull’s equipment pool. The custom-built octocopters were capable of flying Red Bull cinema cameras…
Digital Trends
Securifi Almond 3 Smart Home Wi-Fi system review
The first version of the Almond Wi-Fi router featured a novel touchscreen and simple set up, which won it accolades from both reviewers and buyers alike. A year later, the follow-up $199 Almond+ introduced smart home control with the adoption of ZigBee and ZWave radios to control compatible devices….
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What’s on your TV: ‘Gilmore Girls,’ ‘3%’
Need something to watch while you’re huddled outside a big box store on Black Friday? Save the second episode of Amazon’s The Grand Tour for your new 4K HDR TV (it’s worth it), as Netflix has some nice options this week. Gilmore Girls fans have its resurrected short series to look forward to, but we’re…
CNET News.com
Microsoft CEO laughs at Apple for making iPad Pro like Surface – CNET
Technically Incorrect: Satya Nadella says it’s remarkable how its competition has decided that two-in-ones aren’t like mixing a toaster and a refrigerator.
CNET News.com
Coinbase fights IRS efforts to obtain customer records – CNET
Bitcoin exchange calls agency’s request for “John Doe” summons overly broad.
Mashable
The UK could bring in $1 billion in tax revenue by legalizing pot, report says
The UK should completely legalize marijuana because the industry could be worth some $8.5 billion and bring in tax revenue of around $1.3 billion annually, a new report suggests. The idea of following in the footsteps of several U.S. states and legalizing the industry is suggested in a new publication,…
Ars Technica
x86 emulation rumored to be coming to Windows for ARM in late 2017
it looks like Windows’s hybrid x86-on-ARM64 tech has a new name “CHPE”, whatever it means 🙂 maybe something like Compound Hybrid PE ? pic.twitter.com/aW1RLYU3dM — WalkingCat (@h0x0d) November 21, 2016 Microsoft is working on an emulator enabling systems with ARM processors to run…
Man of Many
Sneaker News #4 – Christmas Asics, Velvet Nike SB Dunks and more
Welcome to this segment of Sneaker News! Here in Australia the heat has started to set in and we are losing in the cricket, this can only mean one thing, Summer and Christmas is almost upon us. This week we have seen some brands first Christmas related sneakers as well as other hot releases. Grab a beer…
Lifehacker
The Red and Black Bag
Sometimes, it’s all about a good color combo in your bag. Everyday Carry reader’s Ed Visoso’s bag manages a nice consistent red and black theme.The bag’s a Wenger STATUS MacBook/iPad Bag. Here’s what’s inside:Magnum Black Lightning KnifeKeyecu Uncut Remote Key Fob 2 Button for SUZUKI Swift with ID46…
SlashGear
ZTE Axon 7 Enhanced: 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, limited supply
ZTE’s US market invasion continues. After the Axon 7, Axon 7 Mini, and an odd crowdsourcing campaign, the Chinese OEM has announced a “half refresh” of its Axon 7 flagship that no Android fan will be able to resist. Adding to the already high-end specs of the original, this “Enhanced” edition gets 6…
Techbargains.com
Lenovo ThinkPad T460s Intel Core i7-6600 14″ 2560×1440 Laptop (Weighs 3lbs, 120GB RAM, 1TB SSD) $1400.10
Lenovo ThinkPad T460s Intel Core i7-6600 14″ 2560×1440 Laptop (Weighs 3lbs, 120GB RAM, 1TB SSD) $1400.10
Digital Trends
Amazon negotiating with NBA, NFL, other sports leagues for live-game rights
Amazon is taking yet another step toward satisfying cord cutters’ every television need. According to a Wall Street Journal report, the online retailer — which has already gone to great lengths to prove that it’s much more than your digital shopping destination — is “exploring an ambitious offensive…
Digital Trends
Get a pair of Snapchat’s Spectacles from an actual NYC shop for a limited time
Snapchat wants to give everyone a chance to get their hands on its video-recording sunglasses, known as Spectacles, in time for the holidays. The visual messaging app’s parent company, Snap, has quietly opened a pop-up store in Midtown Manhattan, New York, overlooking the Apple Store. The branding outside…
Digital Trends
HTC knocks $100 off the Vive VR headset for Black Friday and Cyber Monday
If there was a time to purchase the HTV Vive virtual reality headset, now would be it … or at least, once customers wake up at the crack of dawn on Black Friday. HTC updated the official Vive blog with news that the headset will go on sale wherever it’s sold for $100 off the typical retail price, making…
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Musical Snowing Christmas Lamppost
A nearly six foot tall decorative lamppost that not only plays 25 different Christmas carols, it also generates a snowstorm around a festive Christmas tree inside the lantern on topClick Here For Complete Details
Slashdot
US Sets Plan To Build Two Exascale Supercomputers
dcblogs quotes a report from Computerworld: The U.S. believes it will be ready to seek vendor proposals to build two exascale supercomputers — costing roughly $200 to $300 million each — by 2019. The two systems will be built at the same time and be ready for use by 2023, although it’s possible one…
Physics News
The Impossible’ EmDrive Thruster Has Cleared Its First Credibility Hurdle
Deals
If You Still Don’t Own a KitchenAid, Today’s the Day to Get One
A KitchenAid stand mixer is just one of those things that should be in every kitchen, so if you’ve been meaning to pick one up, Amazon’s offering one of the best deals we’ve ever seen.Read more…
FiveThirtyEight
Politics Podcast: What Would You Change About American Democracy?
 Subscribe: iTunes |ESPN App |Download |RSS |New to podcasts?FiveThirtyEight contributor Julia Azari joins the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast to talk about the historical precedent for President-elect Donald Trump’s administration thus far, and Clare Malone shares her latest reporting on Americans’…
Mashable
Even more retailers will be closed on Thanksgiving Day in 2016
When it came to the controversy over the annual “how early is too early?” Thanksgiving Day/Black Friday debate, for too long it felt like we were stuck in the same reactionary cycle year after year. In 2016, that cycle might finally be broken.  SEE ALSO: Grandma invites wrong teen to Thanksgiving,…
Gizmodo
The Latest 200 MPH Supercar Is Completely Electric
Ferrari, Porsche and McLaren are getting there, but new car company NIO just beat them to the punch and announced itself by introducing the EP9—a 1,360 horsepower fully-electric supercar with a top speed of 194 miles per hour.Read more…
GearBest Blog
Gearbest Black Friday Promotion
Okay, we have NASA on the hotline, because something is fast approaching.That’s no moon, that’s our Gearbest Black Friday Sale and it’s landing on Nov 24 (09:00 UTC). 1.Warm up sales Nov 21 10:00 — Nov 24 17:00 @UTC+8 (BeiJing Time)2.Black Friday Sales Nov 24 17:00—— Nov 28 10:00 @UTC+8 (BeiJing Time)Promotion link: http://www.gearbest.com/m-promotion-active-263.html?lkid=10223689 TGIF, folks: Black Friday to be exact! It’s finally here. We have some truly out of this world deals. Get up to 80% OFF, Flash Sale, FREE Smartphones, and an EXCLUSIVE PayPal discount.Deals never stopWant…
Slashdot
Sea Ice In Arctic and Antarctic Is At Record Low Levels This Year
dryriver quotes a report from CNN: For what appears to be the first time since scientists began keeping track, sea ice in the Arctic and the Antarctic are at record lows this time of year. “It looks like, since the beginning of October, that for the first time we are seeing both the Arctic and Antarctic…
io9
There’s No Time for Hesitation When You’re Faced With an Unexpected Battle
In this concept art by Chris Glenn (“Duel” above, and “Crash” below), a figure faces two different but equally urgent situations. It seems a fight is likely in both—maybe even inevitable. What’s the story here, and are these two scenes connected?Read more…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
BAE Systems takes a cue from ironclad beetle to build self-repairing military suspensions
Seeking ways to make military vehicles less vulnerable to blast damage, BAE Systems is looking to one of the toughest insects in nature. Inspired by the frighteningly hard to kill ironclad beetle, the defense contractor is developing a new bendable titanium alloy suspension system that not…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
How to watch live sports online for less
More and more people are switching over to streaming from cable every month, but there’s still a few things standing in the way of some people. One of the biggest reasons people refuse to switch to streaming services, for example, is that they watch a lot of live sports. Thankfully, being a sports fan…
Computerworld
On first day in office, Trump to attack visas that ‘undercut the American worker’
President-elect Donald Trump on Monday sent out the strongest signal yet that the H-1B visa program is going get real scrutiny once he takes office. Trump listed five executive actions he plans to take on his first day in office. They  include asking the Department of Labor to investigate “all abuses…
Mashable
How to protect yourself while online shopping for the holidays
With many retailers offering internet-only promotions to go along with their in-store doorbusters, more Americans than ever seem to be choosing to stay home to take advantage of the best deals of the season. Research from Visa projects an 18 percent increase in online holiday spending this year, which…
VentureBeat
Amazon isn’t just gunning for Netflix — it’s going after ESPN, too
The e-commerce giant is looking to acquire the rights to a broad range of sporting events. It’s only been a few days since the news broke that Amazon is rolling out its Prime Video streaming service in more than 200 countries to go head-to-head with Netflix. And now the e-commerce giant is said to be…
VentureBeat
Unity partners with Xiaomi to give game makers better access to China’s mobile market
Unity Technologies and Xiaomi have announced a partnership to help developers of mobile apps and games succeed in markets such as China. With the aim of growing the global app economy, the two companies will enable developers to have better access and distribution support for Xiaomi’s Android customers…
VentureBeat
AWS cuts S3 standard storage prices by up to 28%
Public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced changes to the pricing structure for its Glacier cold storage service, as well as price cuts for its widely used S3 standard cloud storage. For S3 standard storage, prices are going down as much as 28.13 percent and will be as low…
VentureBeat
Fake news is just the beginning, there is much more ahead
GUEST: Facebook is on the defensive after the elections, with accusations that it helped spread misinformation. For days, Mark Zuckerberg was adamant his network had not affected the election results, calling that “a pretty crazy idea”. But after a torrent of criticism from his employees and the media…
VentureBeat
All Android developers can now let the Google app index personal data
Google today said it has released version 10.0 of its Firebase App Indexing application programming interface (API), which lets mobile app developers integrate content from their apps into search results. Now all developers can index personal content, not just public content, from apps for the In Apps…
VentureBeat
The way you think about willpower is hurting you
GUEST: Not so long ago, my post-work routine looked like this: After a particularly grueling day, I’d sit on the couch and veg for hours, doing my version of “Netflix and chill,” which meant keeping company with a cold pint of ice cream. I knew the ice cream and the sitting were probably a bad idea,…
Gizmodo
Report: Peter Thiel Quietly Building Silicon Valley ‘Brain Trust’ to Help Trump
According to a new Washington Post report, PayPal cofounder and Donald Trump transition team member Peter Thiel has been privately approaching other Silicon Valley entrepreneurs in recent days, asking them to advise the President-elect and possibly join his administration.Read more…
physicsworld.com: all content
China forges ahead in global research
China could soon overtake the UK in terms of research excellence
BBC News – World
Satellite to help planes avoid turbulence
A new weather satellite that maps cloud “waves” could help pilots avoid turbulence.
DigsDigs
36 Neutral And Organic Winter Décor Ideas
Tired of bold colors? Don’t want traditional red and green décor for winter or Christmas? I’ve got a brilliant and trendy idea for you: just decorate the home in neutrals. Neutral colors are amazing for décor, they are timeless, chic and fit every décor style you choose: rustic, modern, Scandinavian…
CNET News.com
Walmart to start ‘Cyber Week’ sales on Black Friday – CNET
Retailer says it has tripled the number of items it is offering online shoppers this year.
Shut Up And Take My Money
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China To Build a Solar Plant In Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Two Chinese firms plan to build a solar power plant in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, which has been off limits since a devastating explosion contaminated the region with deadly radiation in 1986. GCL System Integration Technology…
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Japan’s tsunami warning system worked well in today’s major earthquake
At 5:59AM local time Tuesday morning, a magnitude 7.4 earthquake shook the east coast of Japan. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued tsunami warnings and evacuation orders soon after the quake hit, warning of possible 10-foot waves. The quake may have been responsible for an issue at a local nuclear…
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Ericsson signs content delivery agreement with SBS
SBS is digitising its processes through a deal that will see Ericsson provide aggregation, organisation, quality control, and delivery of media assets from across the globe.
CNET News.com
Best pre-Black Friday deals you can get right now – CNET
If you are waiting until Black Friday to score some sweet deals, wait no more. Here are some of our favorite pre-Black Friday deals.
Mashable
Grocery chain rails against holiday commercialism … in holiday commercial
Christmas commercials are probably about the last place you’d expect to see a morality tale about the ills of holiday materialism run amok. Yet that’s the message delivered in a bold new ad from German grocery chain Edeka. And it works surprisingly well. SEE ALSO: This dark German supermarket commercial…
Gizmodo
Sign Language Performances Make Every Eminem Song Better
The music of Eminem is extremely good, but do you know what’s better? Watching videos of people performing his songs in American Sign Language. Read more…
Mises Institute
Food-Stamp Growth May Be Behind the Midwest’s Flip to Trump
Tags A A U.S. HistoryHome | Feed | Blog.rssFood-Stamp Growth May Be Behind the Midwest’s Flip to TrumpPolitical Theory 0 Views 15 hours agoIn an earlier post we looked at nationwide growth in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as “food stamps.” We found…
Gizmodo
Hedgehog-Based Authentication Is the Only Way to Be Truly Secure
Come up with a password, they’ll crack it. Program a key card, they’ll hack it. Tie your identity to a DNA sequence and Russian black hats will break into your bedroom while you’re sleeping and steal all your blood. In the end, there’s only one truly unbreakable security measure: Atelerix albiventris,…
The Next Web
Microsoft Windows 10 VR headsets will run even on modest PCs
At an event to announce its feature-packed Creators Update for Windows 10, Microsoft revealed that it’s working with hardware makers to release PC-tethered VR headsets that’ll start at $299 – a lot cheaper than existing options like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The trouble with the current generation…
Mises Institute
Here’s Where Food-Stamp Use Has Increased the Most
Tags A A U.S. HistoryHome | Feed | Blog.rssHere’s Where Food-Stamp Use Has Increased the MostPolitical Theory 0 Views 1 hour agoIn an earlier post we looked at nationwide growth in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as “food stamps.” We found that, thanks…
Mises Institute
State Regulators Deny the Homeless a Free Meal
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssThe EntrepreneurThe Police StateState Regulators Deny the Homeless a Free Meal Political Theory 0 Views The holiday season is officially upon us, which means Americans will soon be feeling extra charitable. However, while random acts of kindness and helping…
Man of Many
Is this the Perfect Gift for the Racing Enthusiast?
In collaboration with Pulsar. The holiday season is upon us and of course that means giving and receiving gifts. If you or your friends enjoy quality gear and the occasional (or frequent) high-octane car race then you’re probably already familiar with Pulsar which we’ve covered numerous times on Man…
CNET News.com
Clever cockatoos fashion tools from cardboard – CNET
Cockatoos have shown the capacity to shape tools, skills not inherited or learned from other cockatoos.
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
S. Korea blocks Google export of map data
Seoul (AFP) Nov 18, 2016 South Korea on Friday rejected Google’s request to export government-supplied data for its global mapping service, arguing it would make the country more vulnerable to attack by North Korea. “There are concerns that Google’s request to export map data could escalate security…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Researchers report new thermoelectric material with high power factors
Houston TX (SPX) Nov 17, 2016 With energy conservation expected to play a growing role in managing global demand, materials and methods that make better use of existing sources of energy have become increasingly important. Researchers reported this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
DARPA doubles down on Tern by funding 2nd test vehicle
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 21, 2016 Tern, a joint program between DARPA and the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR), seeks to greatly increase the effectiveness of forward-deployed small-deck ships such as destroyers and frigates by enabling them to serve as mobile launch and recovery sites for…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Controlling electrons in time and space
Vienna, Austria (SPX) Nov 17, 2016 In an electron microscope, electrons are emitted by pointy metal tips, that way the can be steered and controlled with high precision. Recently, such metal tips have also been used as high precision electron sources for generating x-rays. A team of researchers…
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Material and plant samples retrieved from space experiments
Beijing (XNA) Nov 21, 2016 Samples from space material and plant growth experiments carried out on China’s space lab Tiangong-2 are in good condition and have been delivered to scientists for further research, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said Saturday. The material and plant samples…
BBC News – World
Australia in ‘thunderstorm asthma’ outbreak
A spectacular storm triggers a rare phenomenon in Australia, leaving two dead and many in hospital.
TechCrunch
Universal plans to bring Wattpad stories to TV
 Social publishing platform Wattpad is making its biggest move into Hollywood yet thanks to a new deal with Universal Cable Productions. UCP is a TV production company owned by NBCUniversal — it’s produced shows including USA’s Mr. Robot, SyFy’s The Magicians and Bravo’s Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce….
Latest news
Australian enterprises increasing investment in public cloud IaaS: Telsyte
Over the next 12 months, more than half of all Australian enterprises will be increasing their spending on public cloud infrastructure, while over three quarters will invest in private cloud infrastructure.
Latest news
Flights resume after Melbourne Airport ‘network connectivity’ issue
Passengers at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport were delayed due to a ‘network connectivity’ issue that caused problems to its check-in and baggage system process.
The Next Web
Oracle acquired the DNS provider that brought the Web to its knees
In a bid to transform itself from a business software vendor to a cloud computing solutions company, Oracle has acquired Dyn, a global DNS provider. If the name sounds familiar, it might be because you heard it last month, when a major DDoS attack took down Dyn’s servers and rendered several major sites,…
TechSpot
ADATA SE730 External Rugged SSD Review
“An external SSD that can beat Samsung T3,” read the title of an email that I recently received. Curious, of course, I investigated further to find that ADATA was behind the bold claim. Its purported ‘T3 destroyer’ was also the smallest external SSD you can buy with an IP68 rated…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
How to monitor global ocean warming – without harming whales
Seattle WA (SPX) Nov 22, 2016 Most of the extra heat trapped by human-generated emissions is ending up in the oceans. But tracking the temperature of the world’s oceans to monitor the change is trickier than it might seem. While satellites monitor surface temperature, measuring the ocean’s interior…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Biking Meets Bluetooth
Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Nov 17, 2016 To be seen or not to be seen – that is the life-and-death question for bicyclists everywhere. Well, designers at Shenzen Qianhai LIVALL IoT Technology Co. have answered the query – and then some – in creating the most functional mass-produced bike helmets ever seen….
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Going ‘Mini’ with 4K Video
Tokyo, Japan (JPN) Nov 17, 2016 Perhaps it was inevitable, but mini 4K video technology is finally becoming affordably mainstream. Shenzen-based CONC Tech Co., Ltd. continues to push the edge in this market. Weighing in at just 79 grams, the company’s 45x45x30mm Mokacam device is almost small enough…
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DNA study unravels the history of the world’s most produced cereal
Copenhagen, Denmark (SPX) Nov 21, 2016 Genome sequence of a 5,310-year-old maize cob provides new insights into the early stages of maize domestication. The specimen is important because it dates to a point in time approximately halfway between the beginning of maize domestication and today’s corn….
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Liquid Screen Protector to the Rescue
Tokyo, Japan (JPN) Nov 17, 2016 Butterfingered portable device users worried about the fragility of their smartphones and other gear can rest easy now, thanks to nanotechnology. Manila (the Philippines)-based startup Nanofixit has developed an innovative liquid screen protector that toughens…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Worrying traces of resistant bacteria in air
Gothenburg, Sweden (SPX) Nov 22, 2016 Polluted city air has now been identified as a possible means of transmission for resistant bacteria. Researchers in Gothenburg have shown that air samples from Beijing contain DNA from genes that make bacteria resistant to the most powerful antibiotics we have….
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Unraveling the mysterious source of methane gas in the ocean
Cape Cod MA (SPX) Nov 21, 2016 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…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Indonesian fires exposed 69 million to ‘killer haze’
Newcastle, UK (SPX) Nov 21, 2016 Wildfires in Indonesia and Borneo exposed 69 million people to unhealthy air pollution and are responsible for thousands of premature deaths, new research has shown. The study, published in Scientific Reports, gives the most accurate picture yet of the impact on human…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
The Insomniac’s Best Friend
Tokyo, Japan (JPN) Nov 17, 2016 Having trouble getting to sleep at night? A new breed of smart glasses may help. Shenzen Qianhai Icecold IT Co. Ltd. has developed the PEGASI, a new breed of therapeutic LED-imbedded eyewear that it promises will induce healthier sleep habits, and therefore better…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Eight dead in fighting in Myanmar town on China border
Yangon (AFP) Nov 20, 2016 Eight people were killed Sunday when fighting broke out in a northern Myanmar town on the border with China, a region long plagued by ethnic rebel insurgencies. The clashes are another blow to civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s hopes of forging a nationwide peace agreement…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
How NASA and John Deere Helped Tractors Drive Themselves
Pasadena CA (JPL) Nov 17, 2016 There has been a lot of talk lately of self-driving cars, but farmers have already been making good use of self-driving tractors for more than a decade-in part due to a partnership between John Deere and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) on GPS receivers. …
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Instant Shade for the Sedan
Tokyo, Japan (JPN) Nov 17, 2016 Reinventing old ideas for new applications is not always a bad idea. But an umbrella for a car? Engineers at Shenzhen Mynew Technology Co. are confident that their portable car umbrella will win fans, beginning in China, where car ownership is exploding. The…
National Geographic News
How to Map a River With Gunpowder
National Geographic News
How Wildlife May Fare Under Trump
The Trump Administration could change much about how the U.S. protects wildlife at home and abroad.
National Geographic News
NASA Team Claims ‘Impossible’ Space Engine Works—Get the Facts
Mises Institute
Keynes Would Have Loved Trump’s Economic Plan
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssBooms and BustsTaxes and SpendingKeynes Would Have Loved Trump’s Economic Plan Money and BankingPolitical Theory 0 Views Trump’s plan is what Keynes would have prescribed!Most economic commentators such as a Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman should be delighted…
VentureBeat
5 bots to try this week: Dashbot.io, Visabot, It’s Alive, Microsoft Azure, Swelly
“We help immigrants make America great again,” says the slogan of Visabot, which, in the wake of president-elect Trump’s victory, calls attention to the significant contributions of those from overseas. The bot helps people complete visa applications to enter the United States and is included in this…
Gear Patrol
How to Buy a New Watch For Less
The modern watch market is tanking. Time to buy a watch. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
17 Perfect Gifts for the Outdoorsman
The best gift ideas for the outdoorsman, selected by our experts, to make the 2016 shopping season a breeze. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
The 10 Most Important Cars at the L.A. Auto Show
The debuts and innovations you need to know about — and be ready to drive. …Read More »
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The Best Waterproof Boots for Men
Nine sturdy stompers that’ll make the worst winter weather look downright paltry. …Read More »
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Everything You Need to Know to Ace Thanksgiving This Year
The lines at your supermarket aren’t getting any shorter. Here’s what you need to know to get out ahead this year. …Read More »
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Need New Winter Apparel? Learn These Specs to Know What You’re Getting
Get past the language barrier with this guide to some common winter gear tech specs. …Read More »
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Deals of Note: November 22, 2016
How to save on Western Rise flannels, a Sony smart TV and a Garneau cycling helmet. …Read More »
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Today in Gear: November 22, 2016
An outdoorsy Casio watch, a denim weekender bag, an electric boat built for entertaining guests and much more. …Read More »
ReadWrite
Boston seaport becoming a testbed for autonomous vehicles
Private parties owning lots in Boston’s Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park have been enabling autonomous vehicle testing on their property for the past year. The land was paved, yet undeveloped. This made it a perfect testbed for autonomous vehicles. This enabled companies working to perfect autonomous car…
The Next Web
Office Depot ditches its bogus PC scanning software
Last week, stationery retail giant Office Depot was discovered recommending unnecessary PC repairs to customers, citing ‘symptoms of malware’ even on brand-new computers purchased at its own stores. Seattle-based KIRO TV News, which first reported the story, noted that those repairs could cost as much…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Aussie engineers unveil their entry in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition
Since Elon Musk revealed details of his proposed Hyperloop in a white paper in 2013, the idea of supersonic travel through vacuum tubes has captured the imagination of the public and engineers around the world – which was exactly the point. SpaceX may not be building the system itself, but…
Newswise: SciNews
Global Brain Initiatives Generate Tsunami of Neuroscience Data
New technologies are giving researchers unprecedented opportunities to explore how the brain processes, utilizes, stores and retrieves information. But without a coherent strategy to analyze, manage and understand the data generated by these new tools, advancements in the field will be limited. Berkeley…
CNET News.com
Japan is making bike-sharing a thing – CNET
A carrier in the country is making a system that would let you book GPS-equipped bikes and drop them off almost anywhere when you’re done.
Latest news
NBN signs NetComm Wireless for FttDP equipment
NBN and NetComm Wireless have announced signing a master agreement for the latter to supply DPUs for NBN’s fibre-to-the-distribution-point network.
ReadWrite
Michigan legislature approves fully autonomous vehicle tests
A package of four bills that allow fully autonomous testing in Michigan were approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate on Thursday. The bills make it legal for fully autonomous cars to drive without a driver inside and open up 122 miles of public road for testing. The legislature also…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Britain’s PM May pledges ‘lowest corporation tax in G20’ to calm Brexit fears
British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Monday to address business concerns that the UK could fall off a “cliff edge” into uncertain trading conditions after leaving the EU, pledging to have the lowest corporate tax in the G20.
Mashable
Lebanese Muslim spokesperson blasts politician for inciting ‘bigotry’
A note to politicians: Stop blaming an entire race, creed, religion or any other social group for the actions of the radicalised.  Australia’s Lebanese Muslim Association President, Samier Dandan, said as much Tuesday when he responded to claims by Australia’s own Immigration Minister Peter Dutton. …
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
DirecTV Now Supports Single Sign-on for Upcoming ‘TV’ App on iOS and Apple TV
Apple’s upcoming iOS 10.2 and tvOS 10.1 updates will bring a new “TV” app where users will be able to view much of their TV and movie content from across various apps, all centrally located to make it easy to pick up where you left off and receive recommendations on additional content. The new TV…
Slashdot
US Dementia Rates Drop 24%, New Study Finds
A new study involving more than 21,000 people across the country finds that dementia rates in people over age 65 fell from 11.6 percent in 2000 to 8.8 percent in 2012 — a decline of 24 percent. CNN reports: The decline in dementia rates translates to about one million fewer Americans suffering from…
The Next Web
Uber now lets you thank drivers with stickers – but it could do a lot more
Uber is updating its cab service app with a feature to let riders thank their drivers – with stickers. The new Compliments feature allows passengers to send stickers to their drivers after a ride, to thank them for excellent service, a clean cabin, ‘awesome music’ and for being entertaining, among other…
CNET News.com
‘NASA: A Human Adventure’ takes you on a space odyssey – CNET
An exhibit at Singapore’s ArtScience Museum features an incredible journey.
TechSpot
The Best Video Game Gamepad Controllers
No pad from the 80s or 90s is going to compare with a DualShock 4 or Xbox controller in terms of comfort or features, nor be suitable for the games we’re playing today, but that’s not the point: the point will be how well did a controller reflect the games…
DailyTech Main News Feed
Tri Band Wireless Routers – Linksys vs Netgear
If you have multiple devices like I do, then you can make good use of a tri-band router. Couple that with a very fast Internet connection and this may solve your band width woes.
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Scientists’ realistic lab-grown gut tissue thrives in mice
A team of scientists have not only created gut tissue that’s so close to the real thing, they’ve also successfully grafted it into mice for the first time. The team converted ordinary skin and white blood cells into pluripotent stem cells, which have the capability to transform into any type of cell….
DailyTech Main News Feed
Panasonic Invests $60 Million in ‘Frivolous’ Laundry Robot
When a Japanese start-up unveiled the world’s first robot that folds laundry some critics called it ‘ridiculous, frivolous, and a waste of engineering talent’.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Artificial organs that look and bleed like the real thing take surgical practice to the next level
Practice makes perfect, but if you’re a surgeon, truly realistic practice also means doing so at the patient’s risk. To provide surgeons and students with an alternative to a living human being to work on, a pair of physicians at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) have developed…
Man of Many
Hublot Makes a Big Bang in Sydney with the Launch of the Unico Sapphire All Black
In 1980 an Italian designer named Carlo Crocco was tired of working for his uncle at massive watch firm Binda. Determined to forge his own style and success, Crocco broke off from the herd, moved to Switzerland and took three years and a million dollars to create a watch that was relatively straightforward…
ArchDaily
Half Buried House / eneseis arquitectura
© Andrés Flasjzer Architects: eneseis arquitectura Location: Calle Abad Nájera, 03002 Alacant, Alicante, Spain Architects In Charge: Daniel Solbes, Jose Luis Durán Area: 170.6 m2 …
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Iraqi Shiite militia closes in on strategic IS group-held town west of Mosul
Convoys of military vehicles loaded with Shi’ite paramilitary fighters hurtled across desert terrain in northwestern Iraq towards the Islamic State-held city of Tal Afar, chanting religious slogans and covering their faces to keep out the dust.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Turkey withdraws child rape ‘loophole’ bill after street protests
Turkey’s government on Tuesday withdrew a controversial bill that would have overturned the convictions of thousands of male sex offenders after protests and widespread outcry, including by groups close to the ruling AK Party.
Brain Pickings
Nobel Laureate André Gide on the Freedom of Expression and the Vital Role of Art as Both Insurgency and Acceptance
“The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.” “Art,” Jeanette Winterson observed in a terrific conversation about art and the human spirit, “pulls people up short. It says, don’t accept things for their face value; you don’t have to go along with any of this;…
Latest news
HTC 10 Evo announced with water resistance and adaptive earbuds
The Sprint HTC Bolt will soon be launching outside the US as the HTC 10 Evo. It’s the same device, except for the wireless radios.
Next Big Future
International Tokamak Fusion is thousands of lifetime physics and engineering jobs
The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor has a new delayed schedule. First plasma is now slated for 2025 and the start of deuterium-tritium operation is set for 2035.First plasma was originally scheduled for 2018 with the start of deuterium-tritium operation set for 2026. However, in July…
Digital Trends
Eagles are giving drones a hard time in Australia
It’s fair to say that even the most skilled drone pilot is likely to be no match for a bird of prey that takes a strong dislike to their flying machine. Last year, one unlucky drone owner recorded an eagle administering a severe talon “punch” to his drone (below), causing it to fall from the sky. Bird…
VentureBeat
New scrutiny for tech worker visas likely under Trump
(Reuters) – The main U.S. visa program for technology workers could face renewed scrutiny under President-elect Donald Trump and his proposed Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions, a long-time critic of the skilled-worker program. H-1B visas admit 65,000 workers and another 20,000 graduate student…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Tsunami hits near Fukushima disaster site after quake strikes Japan
A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan early on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a small tsunami that hit the same Fukushima region devastated by a 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.
Founterior
The Evolution of Padlocks Throughout Time
Padlocks are something most of us take for granted, an everyday security device that can be used in a variety […] The post The Evolution of Padlocks Throughout Time appeared first on Founterior.
Mashable
Donald Trump floats Nigel Farage for ambassador post – but there’s a catch
President-elect Donald Trump has suggested that Nigel Farage, the interim leader of the UK Independence Party, would make a “great” British ambassador to the US.  SEE ALSO: 15 facts about Nigel Farage, Trump’s BFF across the pond There’s one little caveat, though. The position is not vacant, as pointed…
BBC News – World
Egypt court quashes Mohammed Morsi life sentence
An Egyptian court overturns a life sentence handed down to ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
Cool Tools
Goal Zero Solar Recharging Kit
After a full year of use, a two week boat journey, and dozens of photography hikes and adventures, I can say this handy book-sized solar panel and its battery recharger are a combo for anyone who ventures a few hours past a coffee shop or house outlet. Often I forget to power up my phone, camera batteries,…
Discover Magazine
To Jupiter, Sans Nuclear
With dwindling radioactive sources, NASA turns to solar panels to siphon power in the darkest parts of our solar system.
Reason.com Full Feed
Brickbat: It’s a Grand Old Flag
The superintendent of the Lincoln, Nebraska, school system has apologized after administrators told students not to fly the American flag on their vehicles. The students had flown the flags from holders they’d made in class in a joint program with Southeast Community College. Someone took the flag…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers capture first glimpse of important, abundant ocean microbe
A rare microbe that was once thought to be insignificant has turned out to be one of the most abundant single-celled hunters in the ocean, and a team of researchers led by UBC have captured the first glimpse of these elusive predators.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
NBCUniversal doubles investment in news site BuzzFeed
NBCUniversal announced it is doubling its investment in BuzzFeed, pumping another $200 million into the internet media company.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Facebook in crosshairs as fake news battle heats up
Hillary Clinton was about to be indicted, Pope Francis endorsed Donald Trump: the battle over fake news is heating up after a White House campaign in which the misinformation industry may have swung the outcome of the vote.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Polluted water in hand, Nigerian king takes Shell to court in London
King Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi holds up a plastic bottle containing contaminated water from his community in Nigeria, proof of oil pollution that he blames on Royal Dutch Shell—and on which he hopes a London court will deliver justice.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Glowing bamboo pavilion promotes ecological design in Hong Kong
The approximately 350-square-meter ZCB Bamboo Pavilion was built using Cantonese bamboo scaffolding techniques and made from 475 large bamboo poles bent onsite and hand-tied together with metal wire. The pavilion sits adjacent to the Zero Carbon Building (ZBC), a three-story plus-energy office building…
Latest news
IBM set to triple UK cloud data centre capacity in 2017
Big Blue to open four new datacentres with cognitive services as part of “long-standing commitment” to the UK.
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Chase Pay’s QR code-powered app only works at two stores (updated)
Retailers spent years trying to develop a mobile payment system capable of competing with Apple Pay and Android Pay, and at last, CurrentC has arrived. It’s come in the form of the Chase Pay app, which allows customers of the bank to use its QR code-powered transactions at exactly two retailers: Best…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
MoMA’s ‘insecurities’ exhibition examines global displacement and shelter
the display explores how design has addressed contemporary notions of shelter, as seen through migration and global refugee emergencies. The post MoMA’s ‘insecurities’ exhibition examines global displacement and shelter appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Researchers develop hazard assessment for nanosilver products
BBC News – World
Why one Pennsylvania county voted Trump
Trump won 218 counties that voted for Obama in 2012. In Pennsylvania, supporters in one of these counties discuss their hopes for the next four years.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
The beginning of nanotechnology at the 1959 APS meeting
Mashable
Google Home discounted to $99 for Thanksgiving
A lot of Black Friday deals aren’t actually as good as they seem. Gadgets which have been on the market for months, if not years, are seemingly discounted from their original price, but in reality their price should be — and, at some retailers, often is —  much lower in the first place. Google’s speaker/digital…
Next Big Future
Black Carbon Mitigation and climate
Several studies have demonstrated that carefully selected measures to prevent the release of microscopic BC particulate products arising from the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and biomass can reduce near-term warming and improve human health. BC is not the only substance emitted from incomplete…
BBC News – World
Fukushima: Japan lifts tsunami alert after 7.4 quake
Japan lifts tsunami advisories issued after a 7.4 magnitude quake struck near Fukushima.
BBC News – World
Korea agrees to share intelligence directly with Japan
South Korea’s parliament approves a deal to share intelligence on North Korea directly with Japan.
TechCrunch
Ola, Uber’s rival in India, launches an in-car entertainment platform for passengers
 Ola, Uber’s main rival in India, has launched a connected car entertainment platform for its vehicles. Read More
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Amazon Echo has just gotten its killer app, and it’s a taste sensation
The Amazon Echo is great for quickly getting small bits of information, playing songs, or listening to the radio, but we’ve also found it’s a useful accompaniment for cooks since it allows you to quickly set a timer without having to touch your phone with your grubby hands. While this timer functionality…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Gotta go fast: UK government pledges £400m fund to boost internet speeds
The British government is planning to give £400 million to help home broadband providers build more fiber-to-the-home broadband connections as part of its Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund. These connections, which provide extremely high download speeds of over 1 gigabit per second, are currently…
Popular Mechanics
10 drones available at under R2 000
They’ve become incredibly popular. But most people can’t afford to splurge R30 000 plus on a hobby. So we’ve compiled a list of 10 drones under R2 000. The post 10 drones available at under R2 000 appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
Popular Mechanics
Cooking with a drone – good or bad idea?
Cooking with a drone might sound like an ingenious idea, but we’re not sure it is. Autel Robotics created this video as an ad for their X-Star Premium Drone The post Cooking with a drone – good or bad idea? appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
3-D imaging technique maps migration of DNA-carrying material at the center of cells (w/video)
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Stand firm on hormone disruptors
Ahead of a key meeting on endocrine-disrupting chemicals, Leonardo Trasande argues that policy must follow the science.Nature 539 469 doi: 10.1038/539469a
Mashable
Google predicts the most popular gifts this year
Still not sure what to put at the top of your shopping list this year? Google might be able to help. The company has released its predictions for what will be this season’s most sought after toys and gifts and — surprise, surprise — the top results may be more than a little difficult to find.  SEE…
Mashable
Baidu made a couple of its engineers jump out in front of its driverless car in a safety stunt
In order to demonstrate the ability of its driverless cars to prevent collisions, Chinese tech giant Baidu got a handful of its engineers to jump out in front of one of them while it was in motion. The stunt, performed last week, was revealed by Baidu’s CEO Robin Li, who boasted about it in a speech…
Latest news
Thanksgiving tech support survival guide (2016 edition)
Get some down time over Thanksgiving by preparing in advance for the inevitable ‘Turkey Day’ tech support requests deluge.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Amazon’s Dash buttons are 99p with £4.99 of credit for today only
Amazon’s basically giving away money today, with its one-click-to-buy Dash buttons reduced to 99p until 11.59pm tonight – and each one comes with £4.99 of credit for you to splurge. Sounds great, right? Well there is a catch – you have to be an Amazon Prime subscriber. That means a £79 per year (or £7.99…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Why a VPN is the simplest way to stay secure online
 The internet can be a tricky place to navigate for even the most ardent of user, with data sniffers or hackers lurking looking for a weakness to exploit, advertising cookies and tracking services putting your privacy in jeopardy daily. So it makes sense to secure yourself with a virtual private network…
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The Morning After: Tuesday, November 22, 2016
It’s Tuesday, which means Facebook and Instagram have nicked another feature from Snapchat. Meanwhile, the Snapbot has landed in NYC, Apple has a battery problem of its own to deal with and the HTC Evo name makes a triumphant return.
BBC News – World
Kanye West taken to LA hospital following disturbance call
US rapper Kanye West is hospitalised following a “disturbance call”, media reports say.
Macworld
Best smart home gadgets: Awesome gifts for high-tech homes
Gifts for smart home enthusiastsImage by TechHiveIt’s crazy that smartphones and social media apps get all the press. If you really want to explore cutting-edge tech, you’ll look into smart home gadgets, which deliver surprise, delight, and utility in spades.In the following slides, we showcase our favorite…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Hundreds of Dakota Access Pipeline protesters injured by police attacks at Standing Rock
    This weekend, protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline escalated into a violent standoff between demonstrators and police. On Sunday afternoon, the peaceful army of “water protectors” attempted to move a barricade set up by police on the Highway 1806 bridge. The Morton County Sheriff’s…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New understanding of local heavy rainfall events over the Beijing metropolitan region
The Beijing metropolitan region (BMR) often suffers from heavy rainfall events. The complex topography with the Yan Mountains to the north and the Taihang Mountains to the west, as well as the diverse underlying urban surfaces, make it difficult to predict convective initiations (CIs) and local heavy…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Metamaterial built from gears
A specifically designed collection of gears is soft on one end and rigid on the other. These robust properties hold even in the event of manufacturing imperfections. This emerging research may lead to new ways of designing geared devices like satellite trackers or watches, and the study has been reported…
Fast Company
The Founders Of Sweetgreen Are Building A Farm-To-Counter Empire, One Bowl At A Time
How to turn a collection of cult-status salad joints into a national fast-food chain? First you have to fix the supply chain. How to turn a collection of cult-status salad joints into a national fast-food chain? First you have to fix the supply chain.McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc…
PCWorld
Planet Coaster review: This joyful theme park builder offers a world of pure imagination
There’s an easy way to judge “Builder”-style games, I think—maybe not the most scientific way, but certainly a gut-level instinct: Was there a moment while playing where I looked up to find that it was 4 in the morning and I should probably have gone to sleep hours ago? And if we’re judging Planet…
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Mobile phone deals: Save up to £125 with these Black Friday phone deals
If you’re looking to pick up a hot mobile phone deal for Black Friday this week, look no further because we’ve got all of the best deals right here.Whether you’re looking for the cheapest iPhone 7 deal out there, a big discount on a Samsung Galaxy S7 with heaps of data, a cheap iPhone SE or a budget…
Physics News
Spray-printed crystals to move forward organic electronic applications
Has the time come to replace traditionally used silicon with printable organic semiconductor inks? University of Surrey scientists believe so, especially for future electronics that need to …
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Bolivia Declares Water Emergency, El Niño Blamed
Bolivia is deep in the middle of a punishing drought, likely caused by the El Niño system in the Pacific last winter. It’s gotten so bad that taps have dried up, and the president has declared a national emergency.The El Niño, a system of unusually warm water in the Pacific, significantly alters weather…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Astronomers use light from X-ray source to study nearby stellar cloud
A snapshot of the stellar life cycle has been captured in a new portrait from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Smithsonian’s Submillimeter Array (SMA). A cloud that is giving birth to stars has been observed to reflect X-rays from Cygnus X-3, a source of X-rays produced by a system where a massive…
Macworld
Best laptop bags: Our favorites for commuting, traveling, and charging your devices
Next to a laptop itself, a laptop bag is one of the most important purchases you can make. With so many laptop bags and backpacks to choose from, it would be an idle exercise to try to find the best laptop bag out there. Instead, we’d rather help you find the right laptop bag for any situation, like…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Germany’s Nanotechnology 2020 Action Plan
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Pop ‘n’ slide doors cut open the belly of the Beast
They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but you can tell a lot about a car from its name. The Nissan Leaf obviously isn’t a fire breathing supercar, but with a name like Beast Alpha, the latest car to come out of Rezvani would certainly want to be. Thankfully, it looks like the Alpha…
Techbargains.com
Mr. Coffee ECMP1000 Café Barista Premium Espresso/Cappuccino System $126.05
Mr. Coffee ECMP1000 Café Barista Premium Espresso/Cappuccino System $126.05
Coolest Gadgets
NotaFire Pro is an invisible, smart smoke alarm
Fires are not to be trifled with, regardless of whether it is at home or elsewhere. A fire can start from many different sources, and with the right conditions all around, it can spread swiftly and burn down the entire building — often leading to loss of life as well. Well, this makes having a fire alarm…
Lifehacker
How to Make Screen Time Rules That Work for Your Family
Not long ago, pediatricians recommended limiting the amount of time kids spend on phones and tablets to just one or two hours a day, with toddlers getting none at all. That has changed, and now parents are supposed to make sure kids have a healthy relationship with their devices. Where do you begin?…
SlashGear
Apple patent app outlines folding smartphone that clips to your shirt
All you have to do is go anywhere that people who have a penchant for skinny jeans hang out and you will see quickly that there is an issue with some people carrying smartphones as they grow larger. Phones stick out of the pocket of tight jeans everywhere you look. Apple has filed for a new patent and…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Compassion fatigue widespread among foster carers
The needs of children traumatised through abuse, neglect and loss, combined with a lack of appropriate support from fostering agencies, means that many foster carers are suffering from compassion fatigue, according to new research.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Japan’s latest tsunami reaction shows lessons learned from previous disasters
Parts of Japan were on tsunami alert today following a magnitude 6.9 earthquake off the east coast of the country.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Unwillingness to compromise makes today’s landscape unique, political theorist says
The strident polarization—evident by the close 2016 presidential election—is not what makes this time unique in American politics, according to a University of Kansas scholar of political theory. It’s the lack of willingness and effort to seek and find political consensus.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
‘Achievement gap’ cannot be closed, solution lies in transforming how we educate, professor writes
The “achievement gap” is the focus of much discussion of American education. How to help poor and minority students reach the same level of achievement as wealthy and majority peers is the subject of much debate. A University of Kansas professor has authored an article that the achievement gap cannot,…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers solve key problems involving gene drive technology to stop spread of disease-carrying mosquitoes
A team of researchers, including two from the University of California, Riverside, have made a key discovery that could potentially help eliminate disease-spreading mosquitoes on a continent-wide scale.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New tool to track circulating cancer cells
Cancerous tumours are known to release cells into the bloodstream, and it is these circulating tumour cells or CTCs that are the sources of metastatic tumours – tumours that spread and form in distant locations in the body. In fact, most patients who succumb to cancer do not die because of the initial…
New Scientist – Online news
GM mosquitoes approved for field trial release in Florida
State officials have approved a controversial plan to fight diseases such as Zika and dengue with genetically engineered insects
Reason.com Full Feed
Globalization and Poverty
Remember the good life during the 1970s? If you do, your experience is not likely to have been a typical one. In fact, the economic liberalization and globalization that started in the late 1970s and accelerated in the 1980s, has led to a massive and historically unprecedented decline in global poverty….
Techbargains.com
Hubsan X4 H107C HD 2MP Camera 2.4G 4CH 6 Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter $36.51
Hubsan X4 H107C HD 2MP Camera 2.4G 4CH 6 Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter $36.51
Popular Science
8 ways to hack your Thanksgiving with science
Science Science tastes so good Scroll over the image below to learn how chemistry, food science, and psychology can make your holiday meal better.
Mashable
Hotel’s magical Christmas decor comes from Apple designers
LONDON — The iconic Claridge’s hotel in Mayfair, London, is well known for taking its Christmas decor to the next level.  And this year, the hotel has unveiled an installation that interweaves themes of nature and technology with tradition and the future to create a truly immersive experience.  SEE…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Islamic Society of North America divests from fossil fuels
The religious world is putting its money where its mouth is.
Latest news
Google Maps: Now it shows crowds in real time to help you dodge Black Friday hordes
Google’s latest Maps update aims to help people plan outings and avoid crowds.
Latest news
Catastrophic botnet to smash social media networks in 2017
Security experts predict that Mirai is far from the end of social media disruption due to botnets.
Latest news
Windows 10 Surface Pro challenger Eve V sells out in 3 hours, starting at $699
Crowd-designed 2-in-1 Eve V has sold out, but the Windows 10 hybrid is still available under pre-order at heavily discounted prices.
Mashable
Brits are already fed up with Black Friday and it’s not even Friday yet
LONDON — If there’s one thing us Brits enjoy, it’s a good moan. The weather? Awful. Commuting to work? Unbearably awful. The exquisite pain of making 20 minutes of small talk with an overly talkative hairdresser? So nightmarishly awful it’s almost worth not going back to get your hair cut again, ever….
Shut Up And Take My Money
Oregon Trail Card Game
Oregon Trail Card Game – You have died of dysentery
Fast Company
Does Trump’s Rise Spell The End Of Empathetic Leadership?
One expert’s take on how and whether an alpha-male president might reshape business leaders’ conduct. One expert’s take on how and whether an alpha-male president might reshape business leaders’ conduct.Late last week, as President-Elect Donald Trump wrangled a chaotic transition…
Lifehacker
Get a Quick Shortcut to Google Photos From Your Camera App With This Setting
In your default camera app, there’s probably a shortcut to your phone’s gallery app so you can quickly access the pictures you just took. If you’d rather use the awesome Google Photos app, there’s an easy way to add a shortcut to your camera.To get the shortcut (as seen in the screenshot above), open…
Mashable
Baby falling off table caught by lightning quick 9-year-old brother
Joseph leaped into action as he saw his brother slipping off a changing table. His super fast reaction and epic catch saved his bro from a potential injury.  Their mom shared the video, which has since gone viral, to raise awareness about such split-second accidents. Read more…More about Mashable…
The Verge – All Posts
Most students can’t tell the difference between sponsored content and real news
Most students can’t tell the difference between real news articles and sponsored content, according to a study from Stanford University, raising concerns over how young people consume online media. As The Wall Street Journal reports, the study is the largest to date on how young people evaluate online…
WIRED
Long After ISIS Collapses, Its Empire of Explosives Will Reign
ISIS’ new approach to improved explosive devices—disguises, booby traps, and deployment in huge numbers—is making cleanup harder than ever. The post Long After ISIS Collapses, Its Empire of Explosives Will Reign appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Apple Pay Will Change the Way Your Brain Thinks About Buying Things
Economists and brain scientists agree that digital payment technologies can affect consumer spending. The post Apple Pay Will Change the Way Your Brain Thinks About Buying Things appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
If Trump Wants to Fix Infrastructure, He Has to Learn From These Projects
Rethinking outdated ideas for the 21st Century The post If Trump Wants to Fix Infrastructure, He Has to Learn From These Projects appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
5 Things to Catch on Hulu Before They Disappear Next Month
You’ve got a four-day weekend coming up and a fully-stocked Hulu watchlist. Here’s what to do. The post 5 Things to Catch on Hulu Before They Disappear Next Month appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
MIT’s Brilliant Trick to Make VR Go Wireless
You’ve got no strings to hold you down. The post MIT’s Brilliant Trick to Make VR Go Wireless appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Ahoy Travelers: These Are Your Rights When Airlines Screw Up
The law provides privileges to keep you safe, comfortable, and sane as you battle your way home. The post Ahoy Travelers: These Are Your Rights When Airlines Screw Up appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
13 Amazing Gadgets to Help You Win Thanksgiving
Everyone will be giving thanks for you, because you totally pwnd Thanksgiving 2016. The post 13 Amazing Gadgets to Help You Win Thanksgiving appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Great. Now Even Your Headphones Can Spy on You
Israeli researchers show that even if you’re paranoid enough to remove your computer’s microphone, malware can convert your headphones into spy bugs. The post Great. Now Even Your Headphones Can Spy on You appeared first on WIRED.
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Facebook is testing public WiFi finder on mobile
Facebook has started testing a feature that will help you find the nearest public WiFi networks you can access for free. TheNextWeb has spotted the experimental feature in the iOS app, where chosen users can toggle on “Find WiFi” in their menus. The social network’s spokesperson confirmed its existence…
Coolest Gadgets
iHome Classic Alarm Clock and Clock Radios deliver wireless charging capability
When it comes to the traditional alarm clock, not too any homes carry that any more these days. Rather, most of us rely on our smartphones to get the job done. In fact, we might even no longer have a single, proper alarm clock left at home. iHome has come up with its fair share of alarm clock radios…
Popular Mechanics
Myth debunked: this blue sphere isn’t aliens
We debunk the blue sphere that had social media users thinking NASA was hiding aliens. As with most things the explanation is not as glamorous as aliens. The post Myth debunked: this blue sphere isn’t aliens appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
Gizmodo
This Cheap $20 Toolkit Can Open 99 Percent of Your Gadgets
Were the electronics makers of the world to have their way, every time one of your gadgets broke, you’d simply buy a new one. But most gadgets can be repaired, as the folks at iFixit have revealed time and time again. And the team’s newest DIY repair kit gives you all the essentials you need with just…
SlashGear
raD rugged wireless speaker supports multi-room use
Mass Fidelity is the company behind The Core speaker that we talked about back in September, 2014 that had some cool features and tech packed inside. The company is back with another speaker and this time it’s a wireless and rugged portable speaker called the raD that also supports multi-room features…
Man of Many
Stylish Minimalist Kangaroo Leather Wallets by Hentley
Wallets are one of those accessories that, especially for men, should always be taken seriously yet are so often overlooked. We all know that one guy in the group who still uses the velcro surf wallet that came free with his boardies, and the other, more troubled suspect, who uses a rubber band wrapped…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
‘Invisibility cloaks’ for buildings could protect them from earthquakes
Researchers are developing large structures inspired by ‘cloaking’ materials for sound and light, which can offer protection against seismic waves.
TechCrunch
Tech recruitment startup Yborder finds interest in the UK has almost halved since EU ref
 With Brexit now the ‘favorite’ topic of the UK media, for good or for ill, you’d think there would be a lot of interest in whether companies are moving or staying in the UK. And, of course, there is. What is much harder to discern however is where the talent is moving, or intending to move. Especially…
Lifehacker
Rewire Anxiety Into Confidence By Changing Your Outlook of Your Future
Being anxious about the future can cripple your ability to do well. If you’re anxious, change how you look at your future to turn your behavior from nervous and tepid to confident.Read more…
PCWorld
11 security basics that keep you safe from holiday tech dangers
Let’s go shopping!Image by Diariocritico de VenezuelaAs far as theft and fraud are concerned, you face (and willingly accept) a moderate amount of risk when you shop online or out in their local neighborhoods. This holiday season is no different, but the risk is elevated some, because criminals are looking…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Eindhoven’s dazzling GLOW Festival installations blend technology and design
With local electronic company Philips as their main sponsor, the annual festival sheds new light on the latest lightning technologies the company has to offer. And is doing so by showcasing light installations and mapping onto public buildings’ facades, through fluorescent installations and interactive…
Physics News
Number of plastic bags found on UK shores almost halved after just 5p tax
A few cents can make a big difference.
CNET News.com
Make your holidays weird with bizarre turkey creations – CNET
Cthurkey! Gummy turkey! Space turkey! Create the kind of turkey meal your relatives will be talking about for years to come.
Digital Trends
Don’t watch it! There’s a video clip that when played, will annoyingly crash your iPhone
If someone sends you a message telling you to watch a video on your iPhone, make sure the link doesn’t go to a file named IMG_0942.mp4, possibly hosted by the website VK.com. If it does, it’s a cruel joke, because the video will slow down your phone to the point where it’ll completely stop responding….
Mashable
Watch the Slo Mo Guys fire bullets from a WWI-inspired device in slow-motion
Gavin Free and Daniel Gruchy (aka  The Slo Mo Guys) have taken their Streamy Award-winning science and technology web series to the Nevada desert. SEE ALSO: Watch a hydraulic press shatter a deck of cards in explosive slow motion This time, they’re filming (in slow-motion, of course) bullets…
Reason.com Full Feed
The Joys of an Unlicensed Dog: New at Reason
Many pet owners don’t bother to license their pets. Why would they? J.D. Tuccille writes: We bought a license when we adopted our dog, Max, in 2002. We’d taken him in after finding him wandering in the desert and brought him for a checkup and vaccinations. The veterinarian giving him his shots…
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Download of the day: Format Factory
Media file formats are rather like measuring spaghetti or trying to insert a USB device: no matter what you do, you’re doing it wrong.If you’ve ever had a PNG when you needed a JPG, or wished for an MP4 when all you have is a WMV, Format Factory is the tool for you. Why you need it Everybody who…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Magnetic and modular LEDs can cover a wall in light
Sometimes it would be useful, or even just cool, to be able to illuminate a whole wall. That is the principle behind the Helios modular LED lighting system, where hexagonal units can be joined together magnetically to cover any area and turned on or off individually by touch… Continue Reading…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Researchers Adapt ‘Off-the-Shelf’ Hazard Assessment Tool for Emerging Nanomaterials
Researchers have adapted an ‘off-the-shelf’ hazard assessment tool for use with emerging nanomaterials in an effort to better understand threats they may pose to workers, the public and the…
Mobile Magazine
McDonald’s is Now Leaning Towards Counter-less Hi-techs and Real Table Service
Fastfood giant McDonald’s Corp. is taking huge steps in order to bring back its appeal to millennials and to redeploy its labor force. It’s going to redesign its restaurants towards self-order kiosks, premium menu items, and real table service. This is also McDonald’s way to crash into the fast-casual…
Popular Science
The top 5 things that could send you to the hospital this Thanksgiving
Health Spoiler: Stop deep frying frozen turkeys Follow our tips so you end up with a fat stomach and not a fat hospital bill.
Deals
Amazon Is Marking Down Tons of Calvin Klein Styles, Today Only
Amazon’s Gold Box is full (15 pages full) of up to 50% off Calvin Klein clothing and accessories. Everything from suits and sport coats for men, to dresses and those famous CK undies for women. There are even some really great winter coats as well.Read more…
Deals
Amazon’s NFL Gear Gold Box is A Touchdown of a Deal
With the football season in full swing, it’s about time you rep your team with this NFL Gear Gold Box. Even if your fantasy team is doing better than your actual team, there are discounted team tees, long-sleeves, and hoodies to at least help pad your tailgating budget. As with all Gold Box deals, it’s…
Deals
Walk Away With More Shoes Than You Know What to Do With at Amazon’s Aldo Sale
Aldo is pretty reliable when it comes to on-trend shoes that won’t hurt your wallet (or your feet). With Amazon’s sale going on right now, you can try all the weird styles you’ve been wanting to try, but without spending way too much money for something that you’ll probably laugh at in 6 months. But…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Less secrecy could help astronomy stop the bullying and harassment within its ranks
Shocking allegations of bullying, harassment and sexual assault at CSIRO’s Astronomy and Space Sciences (CASS) division were revealed on Sunday by the ABC’s Background Briefing program.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Food data at your fingertips
EPFL is launching openfood.ch, a website that provides the public with data on more than 14,000 food products sold in Switzerland. The website’s data set will be a real gold mine when it comes to developing applications and innovative projects aimed at improving people’s diet.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New device to help police catch cocaine-using drivers
Over 8,000 people were arrested in England and Wales for driving under the influence of drugs in the year to April 2016. In fact, 60% of all those stopped by police under suspicion of drug-driving test positive for illegal drugs including cocaine.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Fly larvae clean bee-eater’s nest
Bird nests are home not only to the bird parents and their offspring but also to other inhabitants, such as insect larvae, which take advantage of the favourable climatic conditions and abundant supply of food in the nests. So far, there has been no research into the possible benefit for birds from this…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New insight into the flow of polymer and ‘living polymer’ solutions
Fluids such as water are Newtonian, and their viscous behavior is well understood. However, many common fluids are “viscoelastic.” These fluids, such as those commonly found in cosmetics, soaps and paints, possess a combination of viscous, liquid-like and elastic, solid-like properties and we know surprisingly…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Confirmation bias helps explain why pundits got the U.S. election wrong
As post mortems of the 2016 presidential election began to roll in, fingers started pointing to what psychologists call the confirmation bias as one reason many of the polls and pundits were wrong in their predictions of which candidate would end up victorious.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Deep sea coral faces climate change threat
North Atlantic coral populations – key to supporting a variety of sea life – are under threat from climate change, a study suggests.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Global change threatens high-mountain plants able to adapt to new environmental conditions
High-mountain plant communities are one of the most vulnerable groups to global change. This phenomenon could threaten species living in the highest areas, such as Saxifraga longifolia, a plant in the Pyrenees with sophisticated mechanisms to adapt to environmental changes.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
US allows GM to delay recall to prove safety of air bags
U.S. auto safety regulators are allowing General Motors to delay a large recall of potentially defective air bags, giving the company time to prove that the devices are safe and to possibly avoid a huge financial hit.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Glowing geckos show trees vital to farm biodiversity
Researchers at ANU have used glow-in-the-dark geckos to help shed light on the mysteries of animal navigation and to help improve biodiversity in farming landscapes.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Clearing the polar air on cosmic dust
By developing several innovative experimental systems, EU-funded researchers now have a better indication of how much cosmic dust enters the Earth’s atmosphere and what impact it has.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Grounded whale off the coast of Long Island remains stuck
Officials say attempts to free a large, 25-foot humpback whale that has become grounded on a sandbar off the coast of Long Island have been unsuccessful.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Sequencing of environmental DNA offers information on whale shark populations
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with members from Denmark, the U.K. and Qatar was able to calculate whale shark populations in the Persian Gulf using only environmental DNA (eDNA) found in seawater samples. In their paper published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution, the team describes their…
TechSpot
NTSB investigating the structural failure suffered by Facebook’s Aquila drone on its test flight
Back in July, it was reported that Facebook had completed the first test flight of Aquila, the solar-powered drone it hopes will bring the internet to remote corners of the world. At the time, the company painted the initial test as a success, but it seems that The National Transportation…
Architecture Lab
Critical Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Renovation Company
We all love the idea of renovating our homes. But the reality of a remodel or even building an entirely new home is that it is a lot of hard work The post Critical Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Renovation Company appeared first on Architecture Lab.
FiveThirtyEight
Significant Digits For Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 31 percentOur coverage of the abysmal Cleveland Browns continues: The Browns have a 31 percent chance of going 0-16, according to FiveThirtyEight’s NFL Elo ratings. Is this gratuitous coverage of the Browns’ struggles…
The Awesomer
Good Morning Mug
Price: $15  | BuyJust because you’re sipping your morning cup of joe doesn’t mean the caffeine has kicked in yet. This rude coffee mug is designed to let people know to stay out of your way until you’re properly charged up for the day. Holds 10oz. More Awesome Stuff: MiiR Camp CupDeal: Self-Stirring…
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UK insurers detail the data they’ll want from driverless cars
As car makers outfit their vehicles with more autonomous features, insurance providers are carefully weighing up how to cover owners of driverless cars while figuring out exactly who should be liable in an accident. The UK government agrees it’s a major priority and has already laid down a common-sense…
Mashable
How to lobby your Congressperson but also talk about fun stuff like ‘Westworld’
In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, many concerned voters have taken to personally lobbying Congress about the President-elect’s cabinet picks. Informative guides on lobbying Congress like the “We’re His Problem Now” Calling Sheet or Jezebel’s piece on effective congressional lobbying (please look…
Lifehacker
The Used Cars With the Best Deals on Black Friday
Okay, maybe Black Friday isn’t completely dead. It might be a good day to get a discount on a used car, for example. A recent report found that Black Friday had 33% more deals than on an average day. In fact, that percentage was higher than any other holiday.Read more…
BBC News – World
Trump halts New York Times meeting, decries ‘dishonest’ media
Donald Trump cancels a New York Times meeting, a day after labelling media executives “liars”.
Deals
Rocksmith Will Teach You Guitar For As Little As $30, Today Only
Your music game could teach you how to push a few colorful buttons on an oversized plastic controller, or it could actually teach you to play the guitar. Rocksmith does the latter, and it’s deeply discounted on Amazon today.Read more…
Deals
J.Crew Factory is Marking Everything 50% Off, Including Sale Items
Another day, another J.Crew Factory markdown. This time, get 50% off everything (price as marked), and an extra 50% off all clearance. J.Crew Factory has been on sale basically for the last week, so if you haven’t stocked up on workwear staples and outwear galore, maybe this one will change your mind.Read…
CNET News.com
White House honors two of tech’s female pioneers – CNET
Grace Hopper and Margaret Hamilton were instrumental in the early days of computers. Now they’ll receive the highest civilian honor.
CNET News.com
Apple kicks down the Black Friday door – CNET
You’ll have to wait for Friday to see details on the deals, but Apple says it will join the retailer stampede on the highest of shopping holidays.
SlashGear
MSI VR One backpack PC now available, packs with Core i7 and 90 min battery life
MSI has announced that its cool backpack PC for VR gaming has now hit the market for gamers to purchase. The PC is called the MSI VR One and it is the most powerful backpack gaming PC on the market today according to MSI. The machine is available right now in the US, Europe, Japan, Australia, China,…
CNET News.com
Meet Brand Central, Amazon’s secret new plan to squash counterfeits – CNET
Just ahead of holiday shopping, the e-retailer is confronting its problem with knockoffs and fakes by going on the offensive.
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Live Ultra HD HDR television might be closer than you think
The next generation of television is already making its way to streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, but traditional broadcast television has so far been left out in the cold. We recently took an in-depth look at the challenges facing the BBC in bringing HDR to broadcast television,…
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Best external desktop and portable hard disk drives of 2016
Even in a world replenished by the wonders of cloud computing, the external disk drive, or HDD for short, has its place. With desktops on the wane and laptops favoring quick and mobile SSDs over high capacities, our virtual file cabinets are running out of space for not only our original files but our…
The Gadget Flow
ARbelts All-Purpose Belt
ARbelts’ reversible strap feature lets you change your look in no time! Just twist! No more time wasted in front of the mirror. No more money wasted on extra belts. The heart of the ARbelt technology is the ARconnector, which is the unique adaptor that connects the buckle and strap together to form many…
The Gadget Flow
Anti Snore Wearable
Research has shown that 70% of the snorers only snore when they are sleeping on their back. A team from Netherlands decided to develop a wearable, that will make the snorer turn to its side, as soon as the snoring starts. Turning to your side opens your airway and stops the snoring. The Anti-Snore Wearable…
The Gadget Flow
Matrix PowerWatch Powered by You
The MATRIX PowerWatch is the world’s first smartwatch that you never have to charge. Powered by your body heat, it measures calories burned, activity level, and sleep using our advanced thermoelectric technology. It is the only smartwatch to feature a power meter which displays how much electrical power…
The Gadget Flow
ForeverSpin Metal Spinning Tops
CNC-Machined for precision, durability and elegance, ForeverSpin brings back the simple joy of the spinning tops in 16 different solid metals and finishes through the collection they call the “Metal Museum”. With the highest standards in terms of quality and craftsmanship, all tops are manufactured in…
The Gadget Flow
Stow Fitness – Exercise equipment in furniture!
Stow Fitness is furniture that stows full sized exercise equipment, so that you can transform any room in your home into a state of the art gym. Stow Fitness has launched a comfortable, high quality arm chair, that stows a Spin Bike or Weight Bench inside, freeing up loads of space in your home and allowing…
The Gadget Flow
Type 15 Razor by Hone
Extend your love of minimalism through your morning routine with the Type 15 Razor by Hone. Smoothly caressing your face with its sharp edge, this razor gives you an unbelievably close shave day after day. By focusing on the purpose of the razor, the Type 15 Razor is minimalist in design with a unique…
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Ratio Eight Coffee Brewer
Make your coffee consumption a thing of beauty with the Ratio Eight Coffee Brewer. Combining precise brewing and elegant yet minimalist style, this machine will look right at home on any countertop. Available in four colors, each with their own wood accent, the Radio Eight Coffee Brewer is activated…
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How to Delete Your Twitter Account
Want to leave Twitter behind? You can permanently delete your account, erasing all your tweets, followers, favorites, and other data. It will vanish from Twitter almost immediately, and will be fully wiped from Twitter’s servers in 30 days.Click Here to Continue Reading
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Newborn screening practices: Issue of genetic ownership examined
While newborn screening is one of the national public health services that has transformed preventive healthcare, there are certain ethical and legal concerns about what happens to the babies’ genetic information beyond the tests.
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Sooner on your feet after hip fracture
An already available drug can help patients get back on their feet more rapidly after a hip fracture, according to an international study. The results suggest that treatment with the drug accelerates the healing process in broken bones.
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The best way to cover your sneeze
It’s normal to sneeze: It’s the body’s natural reflex to an invader — whether pollen, cat hair or a virus that leads to the common cold — in your nose linings. No matter the cause, your sneezes spread germs, and it’s best to catch them the correct way to prevent spreading illness.
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Ocean acidification study offers warnings for marine life, habitats
Acidification of the world’s oceans could drive a cascading loss of biodiversity in some marine habitats, according to new research.
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Sexism may be harmful to men’s mental health
Men who see themselves as playboys or as having power over women are more likely to have psychological problems than men who conform less to traditionally masculine norms, according to research.
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New sensor system predicts heart failure events
A suite of sensors can predict heart failure events by detecting when a patient’s condition is worsening, according to a new report.
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Dementia on the downslide, especially among people with more education, study finds
In a hopeful sign for the health of the nation’s brains, the percentage of American seniors with dementia is dropping, a new study finds. The downward trend has emerged despite something else the study shows: a rising tide of three factors that are thought to raise dementia risk by interfering with brain…
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Gene study finds hearts ‘primed to fail’
Around one per cent of the population carry a gene which could mean they have hearts ‘primed to fail,” a new study has discovered.
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Scientists create innovative drug design strategy to improve breast cancer treatment
A new study offers a novel structure-based drug design strategy aimed at altering the basic landscape of this type of breast cancer treatment.
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Researchers study how reflectivity of biofuel crops impacts climate
Researchers have conducted a detailed study of the albedo (reflectivity) effects of converting land to grow biofuel crops. Based on changes in albedo alone, their findings reveal that greenhouse gas emissions in land use change scenarios represent a net warming effect for ethanol made from miscanthus…
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Marine microalgae, a new sustainable food and fuel source
Taken from the bottom of the marine food chain, microalgae may soon become a top-tier contender to combat global warming, climate change and food insecurity.
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What your choice of smartphone says about you
Android users are more honest than iPhone users say psychologists, in a study published this week which is the first to find a link between personality and smartphone type.
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Record-breaking faint satellite galaxy of the Milky Way discovered
Astronomers have found an extremely faint dwarf satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. The satellite, named Virgo I, lies in the direction of the constellation Virgo. At the absolute magnitude of -0.8 in the optical waveband, it may well be the faintest satellite galaxy yet found. Its discovery suggests…
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Drug and alcohol addiction treatment results improved when teens stopped smoking, researcher finds
Addiction treatment results improved when teens in a residential program stopped smoking, new research confirms.
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Protein that protects during stress sheds light on how diabetes drug prevents tumors
Researchers have identified a previously unknown mechanism that helps fortify the structure and tight junctions between epithelial cells — a basic cell type that lines various body cavities and organs throughout the body, forming a protective barrier against toxins, pathogens and inflammatory triggers….
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Large number of dwarf galaxies discovered in the early universe
Astronomers have found, for the first time, a large population of distant dwarf galaxies that could reveal important details about a productive period of star formation in the universe billions of years ago.
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A phone that charges in seconds?
Scientists have developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading.
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Immune receptors amplify ‘invader’ signals by turning into mini-machines
When a receptor on the surface of a T cell — a sentry of the human immune system — senses a single particle from a harmful intruder, it immediately kicks the cell into action, launching a larger immune response. But exactly how the signal from a single receptor, among thousands on each T cell, can…
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Insight into the brain’s control of hunger, satiety
Researchers have identified previously unknown neural circuitry that plays a role in promoting satiety, the feeling of having had enough to eat. The discovery revises the current models for homeostatic control — the mechanisms by which the brain maintains the body’s status quo — of feeding behavior.
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Structure of human astrovirus could lead to antiviral therapies, vaccines
A new study shows where neutralizing antibody binds to human astrovirus, a leading cause of viral diarrhea in children, elderly, and immune-compromised people.
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Sniffing out cultural differences
When two people smell the same thing, they can have remarkably different reactions, depending on their cultural background. Researchers have found that even when two cultures share the same language and many traditions, their reactions to the same smells can be different.
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Enhanced nitrous oxide emissions found in field warming experiment in the Arctic
The Arctic is warming rapidly, with projected temperature increases larger than anywhere else in the world. The Arctic regions are particularly important with respect to climate change, as permafrost soils store huge amounts of the Earth’s soil carbon (C) and nitrogen (N). Warming of arctic soils and…
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A(H5N8) risk to humans is very low
Eight European countries have reported highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) viruses in wild birds, zoo birds and poultry holdings. This is the second time this virus has been introduced into Europe via the autumn migration of wild birds although A(H5N8) has been circulating continuously in…
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‘Minimal’ shoes may reduce running injuries
Runners who wear running shoes with no cushioning and land on the ball of their foot rather than the heel put significantly less demand on their bodies, new research suggests.
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Nitrogen-fixing symbiosis is crucial for legume plant microbiome assembly
New findings from a study of legumes have identified an unknown role of nitrogen fixation symbiosis on plant root-associated microbiome, which agriculture may benefit from in the future.
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New clues emerge in 30-year-old superconductor mystery
One of the greatest mysteries of experimental physics is how so-called high-temperature superconducting materials work. Despite their name, high-temperature superconductors operate at chilly temperatures less than minus 135 degrees Celsius. They can be used to make superefficient power cables, medical…
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Targeting mysteries of deep Earth: Water deeper in planet than scientists previously believed
A mineral far below Earth’s surface may hold the key to how much water is stored in the planet, a researcher says.
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Keratin and melanosomes preserved in 130-million-year-old bird fossil
New research has found evidence of original keratin and melanosome preservation in a 130-million-year-old Eoconfuciusornis specimen. The work extends the timeframe in which original molecules may preserve, and demonstrates the ability to distinguish between ancient microstructures in fossils.
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For chimps, mothers matter
Think of all the things your mom taught you – sit up straight, close your mouth when you chew your food, remember to say please and thank you…the list goes on. When it comes to learning how to behave, though, humans aren’t alone in looking to our Moms.
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Blood test could predict best treatment for lung cancer
A blood test could predict how well small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) patients will respond to treatment, according to new research.
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Reconditioning the brain to overcome fear
Researchers have discovered a way to remove specific fears from the brain, using a combination of artificial intelligence and brain scanning technology. Their technique could lead to a new way of treating patients with conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and phobias.
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Antihypertensive medications and fracture risk: Is there an association?
Further examination of randomized clinical trial data suggests that thiazide diuretics to treat hypertension may be associated with lower risk of hip and pelvic fractures compared with some other antihypertensive medications, according to an article.
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Rockfish siblings shed new light on how offspring diffuse and disperse
A splitnose rockfish’s thousands of tiny offspring can stick together in sibling groups from the time they are released into the open ocean until they move to shallower water, research shows.
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As life expectancy grows, men still lagging
A new study of mortality patterns in humans, monkeys and apes suggests that the last few generations of humans have enjoyed the biggest life expectancy boost in primate history. Yet males still lag behind females — not just in humans but across the primate family tree.
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Musical training creates new brain connections in children
Taking music lessons increases brain fiber connections in children and may be useful in treating autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to a new study.
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New solar desalination device improves efficiency by suppressing heat loss
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers at Nanjing University in China has developed a new kind of solar desalinating device that does not require a traditional solar concentrator or thermal insulation. Instead, as the group explains in their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,…
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Tracking the sun, from utility planner to entrepreneur
Dan Shugar was the kind of kid who hustled to earn a few bucks doing yard work and odd jobs for neighbors. Going to work for a large, public utility like the Pacific Gas and Electric Company, commonly called PG&E, after college didn’t dampen his entrepreneurial spirit.
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Netflix 4K streaming comes to the PC—but it needs Kaby Lake CPU
Enlarge (credit: Orange Is The New Black, Netflix) Netflix 4K streaming is coming to Windows PCs later this week—but only for the lucky few using seventh generation Kaby Lake processors from Intel. Netflix launched 4K streaming in 2014 on a select number of TVs before rolling it out to dedicated…
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Almost Half the World Will be Online by End of 2016
By the end of this year, almost half of the world’s population will be using the internet, partly because of growth of mobile networks and internet access becoming affordable to many, a United Nations agency said. From a report:In the world’s developed countries about 80 percent of the population use…
The Next Web
Spamnesty hilariously trolls the spammers you hate
My inbox is a strange and magical place. Earlier today, somebody wrote to let me know that a Togolese prince wants to give me a cool $10 million. I could definitely use the money. Shortly after I got an email that told me my bank account has been locked until I verify my username and password. I didn’t…
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Gene editing will transform cancer treatment
The Verge 2021 In celebration of our 5th anniversary, this month we’re publishing a series of interviews with innovative leaders about what the next five years hold. To read more about this series, read our editor Nilay Patel’s introduction here. You may have heard of the gene-editing technique…
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Radar Pace Sunglasses and Training System
Enjoy the great outdoors as you work out with the Radar Pace Sunglasses and Training System. Joining the iconic Oakley range of eyewear is the advanced technology of Intel to deliver real-time voice-activated coaching. With the Radar Pace, you get customized tips and information so you can excel. Delivering…
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Roav Dashtop Head-Up Display Computer
Protect yourself and the passengers in your car with the Roav Dashtop Head-Up Display and Computer. Placing all relevant and necessary information right in front of you, you’re able to keep a clear view of the road ahead while following directions, checking your speeds, and even viewing notifications…
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WORDS by William Shakespeare – 400th Anniversary
Shakespeare invented nearly 2000 words. This Book & Prints covers every word with its context – where it was first used in history. Each word will be shown in the order it first appeared in Shakespeare’s works. You’ll get to see them in different spreads; full spreads, half spreads – along with beautiful…
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Ronco Ready Grill Indoor Cooking Grill with Grill Basket and Recipes $29.99
Ronco Ready Grill Indoor Cooking Grill with Grill Basket and Recipes $29.99
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The cloud price war continues: Amazon cuts its cloud storage prices, again
AWS reduces S3 and Glacier prices, and adds new data retrieval options.
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How West Africa’s developers could be the answer to the US tech skills shortage
Andela, backed by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic organisation, is placing developers from across Africa as remote developers for US companies.
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Windows 10 tip: Keep your Microsoft account secure with 2-factor authentication
Signing in to Windows 10 with a Microsoft account is convenient, unless your password is stolen or phished. Protect yourself by turning on additional security features.
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Bathtub Ball Track Set
Make bath-time fun for your little ones using this bathtub ball track set. The set includes 3 tracks, a ladle, a ball, and a paddle wheel that you can easily stick onto your tile walls to create a fun maze for your little tadpole to play with. Check it out $18.99
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Apple Watch Camera Band
Expand your smartwatch’s capabilities with HD photos and video by placing the CMRA Apple watch camera band on it. This high-tech band comes with an outward-facing 8 megapixel camera and a self-facing 2 megapixel camera that you can use for video chatting. Check it out $149.00
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Travel Gear Organizational Tarp
This travel gear organizational tarp will ensure you pack everything you’ll need on your next adventure. This 5′ x 7′ tarp’s surface features an extensive list, broken down into categories like “safety” and “shelter”, along with flex-zones for laying our your gear. Check it out $75.00
Lifehacker
The Right Way to Warm Up for Consistently Stronger Weightlifting
Warm-ups here don’t refer to quick side bends, hamstring stretches, and shoulder circles. There is a certain method to appropriately warming up for each strength training exercise. It’s not complicated: Start light and ramp your way up. Then as weight goes up, your reps go down.Your warm-up sets are…
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Energy-efficient minimalist cabin blends into an alpine forest
This Alpine dwelling stands on a plot where pine trees were cleared giving way to urbanization. Its long and lean design causes minimal impact on the ground and reference the conifers that used to grow on site. Another reference is given by the wide use of pinewood that clad its outer skin, interior…
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Eindhoven’s dazzling GLOW Festival blends technology and design
With local electronic company Philips as their main sponsor, the annual festival sheds new light on the latest lightning technologies the company has to offer. And is doing so by showcasing light installations and mapping onto public buildings’ facades, through fluorescent installations and interactive…
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Sweden is cutting its tax on solar energy by 98 percent
Related: Via Reuters Images via daniel julià lundgren on Flickr and La Citta Vita on Flickr
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Bespoke curved bricks create a sculptural green-roofed villa by the sea
The 180-square-meter Villa Platan comprises four rectangular units carefully placed along existing landscape contours. The architects seamlessly merge the four units with slender, curved passageways constructed from handmade bricks. Three of the units curve around an outdoor courtyard with a beach meadow…
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Canon Pre-Black Friday Sale on DSLRs, Cameras, Lenses, and More
Canon Pre-Black Friday Sale on DSLRs, Cameras, Lenses, and More
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New UK surveillance law may see mass data shared with Trump’s US
UK intelligence services will have new powers to access swathes of our data, which could be shared with the US during a Trump presidency, warns Ray Corrigan
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FBI warns that hackers are tricking ATMs into spewing millions of cash
Following recent cyber attacks targeting ATMs in Taiwan and Thailand, the FBI has warned American banks that similar attacks might soon start taking place on US soil. Gone are the days when cyber criminals were thieving from unsuspecting citizens’ credit cards. Instead, hackers are now snatching cash…
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A.M. Links: Trump Vows to Scrap Trans-Pacific Trade Deal on First Day in Office, Kanye West Hospitalized, Tsunami Hits Japan
Donald Trump says he will withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on his first day in the White House. The Trump administration will not pursue charges against Hillary Clinton. “At least a half-dozen Democratic electors have signed onto an attempt to block Donald Trump from…
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Trump’s new FCC advisers are more bad news for net neutrality
President-elect Donald Trump named two advisers to his Federal Communications Commission landing team yesterday, and the picks could spell more bad news for net neutrality. Two anti-regulation scholars now on team As previously reported, Jeffrey Eisenach, a well-known anti-regulation scholar at…
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The best Black Friday TV deals from Walmart, Best Buy, and more
While Black Friday sees deals on almost anything you could ever want to buy, be it an upgraded phone or a new pair of jeans, the iconic big score for more people is a new TV, with stores slashing prices on tons of models. And while sometimes these tend to be budget versions of better models, or companies…
Fast Company
How Design Can Curb Discrimination On Airbnb And Beyond
Like it or not, discrimination exists in online marketplaces like Airbnb, but there are a few simple ways designers can help reduce bias. Like it or not, discrimination exists in online marketplaces like Airbnb, but there are a few simple ways designers can help reduce bias.Online…
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“Whistled Languages” Reveal How the Brain Processes Information
Before the smartphone or even Morse code, some rural peoples “spoke” long distance by whistling. Linguists are racing to study the dying languages — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Awesomer
Gasoline Burnout
LinkWe’ve seen plenty of smoky burnouts, but these guys took things to another level by spinning the tires of a dragster in a pool of flaming gasoline. It’s a short clip, but like the old saying goes, “The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long.” More Awesome Stuff: Burning Steel Wool…
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France’s Francois Fillon under fire over women’s rights
French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon faces questions over his stance on abortion and discrimination.
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Google says RIP to Android Gingerbread and Honeycomb
It’s surprising it hasn’t happened before now, but Google has announced that it will stop supporting two of its oldest Android operating system generation following an upcoming update to Google Play Services. That means in early 2017 we can wave a fond farewell to Android 2.3 Gingerbread and Android…
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Right Timing Is Crucial in Life
Humans, as well as many other organisms, possess internal clocks. The exact timing, however, can differ between individuals – for instance, some people are early risers whereas others are “night owls”. Neurobiologist Kristin Tessmar-Raible and her team at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL) of the…
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Habitat for Humanity, UF/IFAS Extension Program Work Together for New Homeowners
As they prepare to be new homeowners with help from Habitat for Humanity, program candidates learn home maintenance, how to save energy and how to get along better with home occupants through the Homeflow program.
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New Early Warning Systems Gave Residents of Fukushima Ample Time to Seek Safety, According to Virginia Tech Expert
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New ultra-thin semiconductor could extend life of Moore’s Law
Following a decade of intensive research into graphene and two-dimensional materials a new semiconductor material shows potential for the future of super-fast electronics.
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Towards a better understanding of the puzzling ‘droplets’ in the cell cytoplasm
Liquid-like droplets are highly dynamic cytoplasmic aggregates of proteins with no apparent structure. Over the last two years they have attracted considerable attention due to their key functions in the cell and their relation to several diseases. Although first observed many years ago—Ramón y Cajal…
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Increased knowledge on how plants form oxygen from water molecules
With the help of experimental studies on molecular level, researchers are acquiring increased knowledge on how plants form oxygen from water molecules. An international research team has now found a way to visualise this reaction in high-resolution images of photosystem II. The results has recently been…
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Reshaping our ideas of bacterial evolution
The shape of bacteria does not influence how well they can move – this is the surprising finding of new research which could have major implications for the future of the scientific and medical industries.
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What Apple needs to get right to make its rumoured smart glasses a success
The Apple rumour mill is spinning with gossip that the company is reportedly developing and testing a set of augmented reality glasses. There’s little we know for certain about the plans, and the firm has reportedly not made a final decision about whether to commit to releasing a “smart glasses” product….
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Designer materials create miniature computer circuits
Scientists at The University of Manchester have discovered a new method of creating optoelectronic circuits using graphene and other 2D materials that are much smaller than their current counterparts.
The Next Web
The fountain of youth for computers is here, and it’s called CleanMyPC
Got a computer that’s operating at a crawl? Here’s an open secret: Simply clearing its startup and registry clutter could likely return it to peak performance. Rather than buying a new computer, invest in some digital maintainance with CleanMyPC. Right now, you can get your PC running like new again…
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Rival parties claim victory in Haiti’s presidential election
Two of Haiti’s biggest parties stoked tension on Monday by claiming victory for their candidates in a long-delayed presidential election days before official results are due to be released.
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AKG N60NC headphones review: converting the non-believers
Fun fact: most on-ear headphones are terrible. Offering neither the full-bodied sound of over-ear cans nor the minimalist discreetness and portability of earbuds, they’re pretty much the point-and-shoot cameras of the audio world. But, just as compact cameras still have quirky superstars like Sony’s…
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ICYMI: The balloon bot that can actually stand upright
Today on In Case You Missed It: A scientist at UCLA’s Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory is experimenting with a way to get around the fact that robots have a difficult time maintaining a high center of gravity, aka they always fall down; so he’s built something that looks like a balloon on…
TechSpot
Non-gaming virtual experiences will drive VR devices to mainstream
Sure, the gaming side is cool. Battling space aliens or shooting bad guys with virtual reality products like Google’s new DayDream VR, Samsung’s Gear VR, Sony’s Playstation VR, or PC-driven systems like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift is a blast. But despite all the focus, I don’t think gaming…
Architizer
The Art of Rendering: 17 Architectural Visualizations That Transformed Advertising Campaigns
While no two campaigns are alike, every one of these advertisements has something in common: They were all crafted by talented visualizers with an appreciation of architecture’s innate power to provoke an emotional response.
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Facebook’s Solar-Powered Drone Under Investigation After ‘Accident’
Facebook has hit a hitch in its plans to use a solar-powered unmanned drone to provide internet access to developing nations, after it was revealed the American National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has opened an investigation into an accident on the drone’s first test flight in June. From a report…
Dornob
Is It a Superior Paperweight? Or a Secret Storage Sphere?
When you want to keep small, valuable items within easy reach, yet only accessible by…
Deals
Sorel Is Giving You 25% Off and Free Shipping With Their Pre-Black Friday Sale
Sorel is one of your favorite winter boot brands, and the Tofino was the one to beat. But if you were looking for something a little different from Sorel, their Pre-Black Friday sale is for you. Take 25% off some of the top selling styles, like the Joan of Arctic, Caribou, and Premium T.Read more…
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What’s About To Happen To CNN
For the journalists at CNN—everywhere, really, but especially at CNN—now is an appropriate time to become very afraid. Read more…
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Global internet use is growing, but not everywhere – CNET
A UN agency says that although broadband networks are expanding across the Earth, not every is actually going online.
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First Middle Eastern X-ray factory readies for action
SESAME project is set to revolutionize science in the region but is strapped for cash.Nature 539 475 doi: 10.1038/539475a
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Immigrant and minority scientists shaken by Trump win
Worries include job prospects, discrimination — and safety.Nature 539 476 doi: 10.1038/539476a
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Unnecessary $54 Billion Transit Package Passes Easily in Seattle
On Election Day, Seattle-area voters approved the massive Sound Transit 3 (ST3) proposition, which adds rapid bus service lines and 64 miles of light rail to the region’s transportation network for the bargain price of $54 billion. That the measure prevailed is hardly the most shocking thing to come…
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Designing better nanodisks to observe viral infections
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A new magnetic nanoparticle tool to track circulating tumour cells
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Light on the quantum computer
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Signal transmission in a photonic computer without losses
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Scientists shrink electron gun to matchbox size
WIRED
Self-Driving Cars Will Love the Driving Hell That Is Boston
Hellish traffic and atrocious drivers make it a perfect proving ground for autonomous vehicles. The post Self-Driving Cars Will Love the Driving Hell That Is Boston appeared first on WIRED.
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Flash Physics: Graphene-based loudspeaker, new schedule for ITER, India joins CERN
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
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1st International Conference on Radiations and Applications
Conference: 20 Nov 2017 – 23 Nov 2017, Algiers, Algeria, Algeria. Organized by USTHB, SNIRM and LEQ.
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nano tech 2017
Conference/exhibition: 15 Feb 2017 – 17 Feb 2017, Tokyo, Japan.
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The Most Common Problems in iOS 10 and How to Fix Them
iOS 10 is live and amongst us and packed with a range of brand new features to play around with, but it’s not without its problems either. If your iOS 10 experience has been less than ideal, here are some of the problems you might be seeing—and how to fix them.Read more…
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Save 41% On Audio-Technica SonicFuel Over-Ear Headphones [Deals]
For a limited time you can get Audio-Technica SonicFuel Over-Ear Headphones in our Nerd Approved Deals Store for only $34.95 (41% off) with free shipping! Audio-Technica SonicFuel Over-ear Headphones are designed with generously cushioned ear pads and headband for extended wear, and powerful 40mm…
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Team develops thin foam that keeps vehicles and buildings cooler and quieter
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has developed a new material that will make vehicles and buildings cooler and quieter compared to current insulation materials in the market.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New study shows ocean acidification accelerates erosion of coral reefs
Scientists studying naturally high carbon dioxide coral reefs in Papua New Guinea found that erosion of essential habitat is accelerated in these highly acidified waters, even as coral growth continues to slow. The new research by the University of Miami Rosenstiel School’s Cooperative Institute for…
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Road salt can change sex ratios in frog populations, study says
Naturally occurring chemicals found in road salts commonly used to de-ice paved surfaces can alter the sex ratios in nearby frog populations, a phenomenon that could reduce the size and viability of species populations, according to a new study by scientists at Yale and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute…
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Research shows preference for non-lethal protection of species
Americans believe endangered species are best protected when their habitats are protected and not when animal predators are killed, according to new Indiana University research.
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Scientists unveil software that revolutionizes habitat connectivity modeling
A trio of Clemson University scientists has unveiled a groundbreaking computational software called “GFlow” that makes wildlife habitat connectivity modeling vastly faster, more efficient and superior in quality and scope.
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Living color: Rainbow-hued blood stem cells shed new light on cancer, blood disorders
A new color-coding tool is enabling scientists to better track live blood stem cells over time, a key part of understanding how blood disorders and cancers like leukemia arise, report researchers in Boston Children’s Hospital’s Stem Cell Research Program.
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What marine midges can tell us about clocks and calendars
The non-biting marine midge Clunio marinus lives along Europe’s tide-shapen coasts, where precise timing is of existential importance: Reproduction and oviposition must occur when the tide is at its lowest. The tides, and therefore also low tide, are influenced by both the sun and the moon. To foresee…
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Compounds emitted by phytopathogen microbes encourage plant growth
A wide range of microorganisms, including fungi and phytopathogenic bacteria, are capable of emitting volatile compounds which boost plant growth and flowering, and in accumulating up reserves as demonstrated in a study led by scientific researchers at Navarra’s Institute of Agro biotechnology, in northern…
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Butterfly mother’s food choice for offspring changes with experience
Plants communicate with animals using a blend of signals that influence animal behavior. The balance of plant attractants and deterrents partly determine the ultimate level of damage that an animal herbivore imposes on a plant. These intricate communications between the herbivore and the plant support…
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Check out our killer lineup of training packages on everything from coding to entrepreneurship — all at any price you want to pay
Charge into 2017 with a full head of steam by jumping headlong into one (or even all) of our incredible bundles of training. Learn coding or IT security, how to build a business, or how to create Android apps with these course packages from TNW Deals. Best of all? You can get instruction worth thousands…
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Apple teases a one-day Black Friday sale, a reversal from last year’s decision to sit out
 Apple has changed its stance on Black Friday. The company, which is now teasing its upcoming one-day deals via a new web page, will again participate in the holiday shopping event after having famously sat out last year, then touting its decision as part of its mission to be “good to…employees.” The…
Curbed National
Best air-purifying houseplants, according to NASA
NASA recommends one air-purifying plant for every 100 square feet of space While architects are raving about the benefits of plant-covered facades, you don’t need to entirely mask your building with greenery in order to get the same benefits. Starting in the 1980s, NASA scientists began to study the…
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Why a half-century-old toy remains a popular holiday gift
Hess’ Toy Trucks have become an enduring tradition Just the other day, I was shopping at a local mall when I meandered into one of the pop-up shops that appear during the holidays. It had all the expected cheap items: $2 DVDs, stacks of Beanie Babies, cheap knock-off art, and a table of green-and-white…
Lifehacker
The People to Connect with At Each Stage in Your Career
Networking is important to finding a job, a mentor, and moving forward in your career, but depending on where you are on the career ladder, some connections are more helpful than others. Here are the people who will help you most at each stage of your career.Read more…
Deals
Today’s Best Deals: Anker RoboVac, NFL Apparel, More Early Black Friday Discounts
Calvin Klein clothing, Anker’s new RoboVac, and tons of early Black Friday discounts lead off Tuesday’s best deals. Read more…
PCWorld
How to stop animated GIFs in Chrome and Firefox
Some people find them annoying but animated GIFs can be a lot of fun, at least the first few times you see them. After that they tend to lose their appeal, especially when you’re trying to read something right next to them. Most of the major browsers don’t offer a built-in way to control them. For those…
PCWorld
Vivaldi browser bakes in Philips Hue smart bulb integration to blend the web with the real world
The latest version of the intriguing Vivaldi browser just rolled out with an interesting addition meant to meld the Internet with your physical space. In a first for web browsers, Vivaldi 1.5 includes native Philips Hue smart lighting integration. Chrome and Firefox can also integrate with Philips…
Lifehacker
Anker Improved Your Favorite Bluetooth Earbuds, and the New Version Is Cheaper Than Ever Today
Anker’s original SoundBuds still hold the title of your favorite affordable Bluetooth headphones, but if you can’t get them to sit correctly in your ears, the new SoundBuds NB10s were designed just for you.Read more…
Gizmodo
Anker Improved Your Favorite Bluetooth Earbuds, and the New Version Is Cheaper Than Ever Today
Anker’s original SoundBuds still hold the title of your favorite affordable Bluetooth headphones, but if you can’t get them to sit correctly in your ears, the new SoundBuds NB10s were designed just for you.Read more…
Slashdot
Amazon Wants To Include Live Sports as Part of Prime Membership
An anonymous reader writes: Amazon’s next Prime membership benefit could be the ability to stream live sports. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that Amazon is in talks with leagues like the NFL, NBA, MLB, and a handful of others about live game rights. The fact that Amazon wants to stream live…
Popular Science
How to make perfect pie crust with the power of science
DIY You need to put some booze in there All the scientific tips and tricks you need to make perfect, delicious, flakey pie crust on Thanksgiving.
Motherboard RSS Feed
Amazon’s Delivery Drones May Face New Regulatory Roadblocks
Consumer drones have become a pervasive part of our technological society. From endangering the lives of air travellers to actually saving lives in disasters, drones are everywhere—but how long until drones can deliver my damn Amazon order?Still ages, unfortunately. As much of a hoo-ha Amazon has made…
How-To Geek
How to Add Any Amount of Currency to Your Steam Wallet
Have a prepaid card with a few dollars left on it? Just want to add enough to snag a deal later in the week without going overboard on spending? By default, Valve only lets you add funds in increments of $5 to your Steam account—but there are a few ways around that.Click Here to Continue Reading
Newswise: SciNews
Red and Blue Collaborate for a Better Kentucky, Nation, World
The University of Louisville and University of Kentucky are fierce competitors on the football field but come together to conduct collaborative research funded at almost $11 million this year.
Newswise: SciNews
$3 Million Grant Allows NSU Students to Participate in Electromagnetic Observatory in the Straits of Florida
Thanks to NAVAIR and the U.S. Navy, the next generation of specialists in science, math and technology are being trained right here at Nova Southeastern University (NSU.)
Deals
Best Buy’s Blowing Out Tons of High-End Logitech Gaming Gear, Today Only
For a limited time, Best Buy is offering huge discounts on two dozen popular Logitech gaming peripherals, including high-end keyboards, mice, and headsets.Read more…
Lifehacker
Anker Improved Your Favorite Bluetooth Earbuds, and the New Version Is Cheaper Than Ever Today
Anker SoundBuds NB10, $32 with code ANKUSNB1Anker’s original SoundBuds still hold the title of your favorite affordable Bluetooth headphones, but if you can’t get them to sit correctly in your ears, the new SoundBuds NB10s were designed just for you.The highlight feature here is the NB10’s wraparound…
EETimes:
Photonics 3-D Modeler Born
Coventor Inc. has the world’s first modeling and simulation tool specifically designed for photonic optical circuits.
Computerworld
iPhone crashing ‘prank’ video bug and our uncertain security future
There is a video circulating online that when played once can temporarily stop your iPhone or iPad from working. The only way to get affected devices working again is to run a hard reset to bring them back to life.Honey trap The video consists of a seemingly innocuous .mp4 clip. It shows someone standing…
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Cool Material
The 13 Best Tech Gifts You Can Give This Year
The best gadgets make life easier and more enjoyable. The issue is, for every incredible device or awesome innovation, there’s a thousand junky knockoffs waiting to feast on your hard-earned money. This holiday, we want to help you out. This is a collection of the best tech gifts to give this year. Everything…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Is wood harvested in a waning moon (Moon Wood) better for building?
Thoma makes a really interesting type of dowelled cross-laminated timber, but what about this moon thing?
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NHS to use Google DeepMind AI app to help treat patients
Google and the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust have announced a fresh five-year collaboration today, which will see the former’s DeepMind AI used to improve patient care across the trust’s various hospital sites. The partnership will focus on Streams, a mobile app the pair have been working on…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
News From Quorum: The Agricultural Research Service of the Usda Uses a Quorum Cryo-sem Preparation System for the Study Of Mites, Ticks and Other Soft Bodied Organisms
Quorum Technologies, market and technology leaders in electron microscopy coating and cryogenic preparation products, report on the work of the Agricultural Research Service of the US Department of…
AZoNano.com – Nanotechnology News Feed
Oxford Nanoimaging Report on How A Desktop Microscope Delivering Single Molecule, Super-resolution Performance, is Being Applied at the MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology & Infection
Oxford Nanoimaging Limited manufacture and sell microscopes offering super-resolution and single-molecule performance to research users. Today, the company reports on the work of early-adopters for…
Ars Technica
Tor phone is antidote to Google “hostility” over Android, says developer
Enlarge (credit: Mission Impossible) The Tor Project recently announced the release of its prototype for a Tor-enabled smartphone—an Android phone beefed up with privacy and security in mind, and intended as equal parts opsec kung fu and a gauntlet to Google. The new phone, designed by Tor developer…
Latest news
Google DeepMind wins again: AI trounces human expert in lip-reading face-off
Google DeepMind and Oxford University researchers have developed an automated lip-reader that far outperforms a human expert.
TechSpot
Intel security reveals this year’s Most Hackable Gifts list
As Christmas and Black Friday/Cyber Monday fast approach, people are preparing to spend more than ever before on internet connected presents for friends and family. But as these products make their way into the hands of the less tech-savvy, an ever-increasing number of hackers are targeting insecure…
Deals
This $12 Surge Protector Charges Your USB Gadgets Too
In 2016, it only makes sense for surge protectors to include USB charging ports, and at $12, you don’t even need to pay a premium for the convenience.Read more…
Science | Smithsonian
How Artificial Muscles Could Transform the Lives of Some Military Veterans
From pig muscle, scientists are developing an organic material that may help heal volumetric muscle loss
CNET News.com
Samsung Black Friday sale serves up savings on TVs, phones, smart watches and more – CNET
Samsung makes more kinds of gadgets than just about anybody, and its Black Friday sale highlights a cornucopia of discounted gear.
CNET News.com
Amazon holiday shipping threatened by cargo airline pilot strike – CNET
The strike involves 250 pilots who regularly helm flights for Amazon and carrier DHL during the busy holiday shopping season.
Mashable
Weed Wednesday, green Friday: Marijuana sales spike at Thanksgiving
First you’ll hit the grocery store for a turkey, or sweet potatoes, or pie. Then maybe the liquor store for a bottle of wine to bring to dinner. And then, depending on where you live, perhaps the dispensary, for an extra Thanksgiving pick-me-up—some marijuana. The U.S. recreational cannabis market is…
Curbed National
Airplane turned treetop hotel open in Costa Rica
It’ll run you $500 per night Add this one to the bucket list: adventurous travelers in Costa Rica can stay in a vintage Boeing 727 airplane, refurbished into a two-bedroom suite that sits high in the jungle canopy. The Hotel Costa Verde is located in a coastal rainforest between the Manuel Antonio…
WIRED
The Physics of Throwing a Starship Off a Cliff to Make It Fly
A physics-based analysis of that scene from the new Star Trek movie. The post The Physics of Throwing a Starship Off a Cliff to Make It Fly appeared first on WIRED.
Digital Trends
Feel good about getting a good night’s sleep with a mattress from Avocado
You’ll never feel as good about getting a good night’s sleep as you will with the Avocado Mattress. Joining companies like Casper in its ambition to disrupt the rather sleepy industry is a new New Jersey-based company that “crafts green mattresses by hand with natural and organic materials.” Branded…
Digital Trends
Fetal VR gives parents and physicians a new perspective on unborn babies
Expecting parents — and their families — will now be able to see their unborn babies in virtual reality. Developed by a team of Brazilian researchers, the 3D models combine slices of MRI scans and ultrasound data to reconstruct the environment of the womb, including the fetus, placenta, and umbilical…
Digital Trends
Dave Chappelle continues comeback with three Netflix comedy specials
Earlier this month, Dave Chappelle made his long-awaited return to sketch comedy this month by hosting Saturday Night Live for the first time in his career. Now, there’s word that the comedian has signed a deal with Netflix that will see three of his stand-up performances added to the streaming service…
io9
This Week’s Fukushima Earthquake Was an Aftershock From 2011
When a magnitude 6.9 earthquake rocked the Fukushima prefecture of Japan on Tuesday, fear swept the island nation that it could herald a repeat of the tsunami and nuclear disaster at Fukushima five years ago, both of which were caused by an enormous, magnitude 9.1 earthquake.Read more…
io9
Some Everyday People Fight and Friend Aliens in the Trailer for the Russian Film Attraction
I have seen three trailers for this movie, and I still can’t tell if the message is “the aliens are dangerous and they must be fought” or “the aliens are misunderstood and we should befriend them.” And I don’t really care.Read more…
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Volkswagen will build EVs in North America starting in 2021
Volkswagen introduced its new e-Golf at the LA Auto Show last week and today the automaker announced more plans for its electric vehicles in North America. As part of its plan for the next decade, the company wants to “evolve from a niche supplier into a relevant and profitable volume producer.” Part…
Deals
This DYMO Label Maker Is Back In Stock For $10, If You Hurry
A good label maker is something everyone should own, and the top-selling DYMO LabelManager 160 is back in stock for just $10 today, matching an all-time low.Read more…
Geek.com
Eating Cheese Could Help You Live Longer
If, like me, you’re planning on making some sort of cheesy concoction for dinner tonight, know this: You’re actually not doing your body a disservice. In fact, you might be extending your lifespan by […]
BBC News – World
Turkey and the EU
If MEPs vote to suspend membership talks with Turkey, it could prompt a sea-change in Turkish policy.
BBC News – World
Turkey seeks arrest of Syrian Kurdish political leader
Turkey issues an arrest warrant for a Syrian Kurdish leader over a deadly bombing in Ankara.
Computerworld
How to supercharge your Android phone’s fingerprint scanner
It’s no exaggeration to say fingerprint scanners have changed the way I use my phone. And now, it looks like that might happen again — on a whole other level. As it stands, I hardly ever press my phone’s power button when I want to unlock it — because simply touching my finger to the scanner is…
Big Think
Why Very Smart People Are Happiest Alone
A new study looks at our comfort in being around other people as a byproduct of evolution.Read More
Bless This Stuff
MINIMALIST BACHELOR APARTMENT
Commissioned by a young IT engineer, this beautiful bachelor?s apartment was designed by the M3 Architectural & Construction group who took a minimalist approach. The clean pad is located in Budva, Montenegro, a coastal area on the Adriatic Sea, it features a neutral palette of white surfaces, grey…
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Why toddlers are smarter than computers | Gary Marcus | TEDxCERN
Advancements in artificial intelligence are changing how we analyze and process information. But these advances fall short when compared with the ingenuity and creativity of an average three-year old. In his talk, psychologist and neuroscientist Gary Marcus compares advancements in AI to the resilience…
9to5Mac
Satechi’s $35 Smart Charging Stand can power up to four smartphones with optional Apple Watch and Fitbit Blaze docking
Satechi has created a new multi-port charger than can simultaneously refuel multiple smartphones and even Apple Watch or Fitbit Blaze. Satechi’s new Smart Charging Stand retails for $34.99 and comes in three colors: gold, silver (pictured), and space gray. The real trick is how the lid can change to…
Slashdot
Aussie Internet Pirates Are The Best Customers
A report commissioned by the Australian government has found a drop in piracy rates for 2016. The fall is being attributed to improved availability of legal streaming alternatives, but as TorrentFreak points out, the report also reveals that the much reviled Aussie pirate is often the industry’s best…
BBC News – World
Trump team won’t pursue charges against Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump will not investigate Hillary Clinton’s emails, to help her “heal”, his spokeswoman says.
The Awesomer
Gummy Thanksgiving
LinkTo celebrate Thanksgiving, novelty company Vat19 created a feast for serious sugar fiends, highlighted by a 20-pound, 25,000+ calorie gummy turkey, stuffed with cookies and caramel, and sides of cereal marshmallow topped yams, and gummy cranberry sauce. More Awesome Stuff: DIY Ice Cream Sandwich…
Mashable
Boys’ childhoods are ruined by discovery of Thanksgiving turkey’s fate
Growing up is devastating. Redditor ryancav shared two pictures of his adorable little boys having what could be the most conflicted day of their blossoming lives. SEE ALSO: Let a Butterball Turkey Talk-Line chef tell you how to cook your bird In the first photo, the boys pose joyfully for the camera…
Design Milk
Corian: On Trend Color for Any Setting
The following post is brought to you by Corian. Our partners are hand picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design. From the Paleolithic paintings on the walls of the Lascaux caves to the murals of Minoan and the frescos of Pompeii, humans have been…
ArchDaily
M6B2 Tower of Biodiversity / Edouard Francois
© Pierre L’Excellent Architects: Edouard Francois Location: Voie Express Rive Gauche, 75013 Paris, France Area: 13830.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Pierre L’Excellent …
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Are you ready to eat tiny plants from the sea?
You might have heard of the Green Revolution, or you might not – but either way, you probably owe it your life. Between the 1930s and 1960s, biologist Norman Borlag led reforms that massively increased agricultural yields worldwide. In 1970, after having saved more than a billion people from starvation,…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New algorithm can help machines avoid damage or malfunctions from resonant frequencies
This month, Samsung recalled 2.8 million top-loading washing machines due to excessive vibrations that could cause the top to break off—a problem that led to at least nine reported injuries. The vibrations happen when the normal oscillations of the washing machine become trapped in resonance, causing…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Research team develops new ultrasound-powered actuator to develop micro robot
The quest to develop a wireless micro-robot for biomedical applications requires a small-scale “motor” that can be wirelessly powered through biological media. While magnetic fields can be used to power small robots wirelessly, they do not provide selectivity since all actuators (the components controlling…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
From champagne bubbles, dance parties and disease to new nanomaterials
Whether it is clouds or champagne bubbles forming, or the early onset of Alzheimer’s disease or Type 2 diabetes, a common mechanism is at work: nucleation processes.
Mises Institute
Trump Turns Down the TPP
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssFree MarketsGlobal EconomyTrump Turns Down the TPPInterventionism 0 Views In his plan for his first day in office, Donald Trump announced that he is ready to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which he called a “disaster”. The administrations…
TechCrunch
Michigan’s 335-acre Willow Run autonomous car test facility breaks ground
 Michigan’s new American Center for Mobility at the historic Willow Run one-time manufacturing complex broke ground this week, paving the way for the launch of the technologically advanced testbed for autonomous and connected vehicles. The 335-acre site will play host to a new facility designed to help…
Macworld
Asphalt Xtreme trades blacktop for mud and ice, but keeps the raucous fun
Free-to-play games often look appealing, but it’s difficult to know at a glance whether the business model is insidious and fun ruining, or reasonable and worth pumping a few bucks into. With Freemium Field Test, we’ll take a recent free-to-play iOS game, put it through its paces, and let you know…
Mashable
Apple is finally coming back to Black Friday
In a surprise move, Apple might just give tech-happy holiday shoppers an early gift to start the season. The company updated its homepage Tuesday with a bold declaration for its biggest fans: “Friday can’t come soon enough.” SEE ALSO: Apple’s holiday ad delivers heartfelt chills You read that right….
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Doppler’s smart earbuds coming to sports events and museums
Dopper Labs is partnering with the Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Philharmonic and San Francisco fine arts museums on new experiences for its Here One earbuds. They use “smart” active listening tech to intelligently block outside sounds or blend them with music. For instance, you can listen to tunes while…
Deals
Stuff Everyone’s Stocking With Your Choice of Smartphone Car Mount, Just $4 Each
No matter how you want to mount your phone in the car, you can do it for $4 today, courtesy of Aukey. Even if you’re all set with these, they’d make awesome stocking stuffers.Read more…
Physics News
New insight into the flow of polymer and ‘living polymer’ solutions
Fluids such as water are Newtonian, and their viscous behavior is well understood. However, many common fluids are “viscoelastic.” These fluids, such as those commonly found in cosmetics, soaps …
Physics News
New catalytic asymmetric reaction directly installs amines into carbonyl compounds
A team of organic chemists at ITbM, Nagoya University, has developed a new reaction to directly install amines into carbonyl compounds using their unique phase-transfer catalyst. This unprecedented …
Lifehacker
What Neural Networks, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning Actually Do In Your Apps
When an app claims to be powered by “artificial intelligence” it feels like you’re in the future. What does that really mean, though? We’re taking a look at what buzzwords like AI, machine learning, and neural networks really mean and whether they actually help improve your apps.Just recently, Google…
BBC News – World
Qatari sisters robbed of 5m euros in France road hold-up
Masked men rob two Qatari women of valuables worth €5m in a Bentley on a motorway near Paris.
Cool Material
Tuesday Link Roundup
Every Tuesday we bring you a collection of some of our favorite things we’ve recently found around the web. From stories to photography, we include a little of everything.
Cool Material
People Who Can Kindly Go F*ck Themselves Notebook
Facebook trolls. Horrendous drivers. The guy who stands at the register of a fast food joint and studies the menu as a crowd of people who know what combo meal they’re definitely getting stand and wait. Yeah, some people can get on our nerves. To keep track of all those grudges, there’s the People Who…
Popular Science
No, teenage blood won’t make you young and beautiful
Health New research makes it clear that young blood is no anti-aging drug It turns out, young people’s blood doesn’t contain any special healing powers that diminishes with age. In the past few years, there’s been an explosion of research and…
Reason.com Full Feed
Will Trump Make Infrastructure Great Again?
“What we know [about Trump] so far is that he talked a lot about crumbling infrastructure and the need to make America’s infrastructure great again,” says Bob Poole, Searle Freedom Trust Fellow and the Director of Transportation Policy at the Reason Foundation. “This suggests a big new emphasis on…
Techbargains.com
Canon EOS Rebel SL1 18MP DSLR Camera w/ 18-55mm & 75-300mm Lenses (Refurb w/ 1yr Canon Warranty) $339.99
Canon EOS Rebel SL1 18MP DSLR Camera w/ 18-55mm & 75-300mm Lenses (Refurb w/ 1yr Canon Warranty) $339.99
Ars Technica
AT&T defends DirecTV’s data cap exemption in net neutrality case
(credit: Aurich Lawson) AT&T is disputing the Federal Communications Commission’s allegation that it may be violating net neutrality rules by exempting DirecTV from wireless Internet data caps. AT&T purchased DirecTV in July 2015 and in September of this year started exempting DirecTV’s…
SlashGear
“That’s why we’ve made the decision to do one final validation build before starting mass production….
“That’s why we’ve made the decision to do one final validation build before starting mass production. Here One pre-orders will begin shipping in February, and all pre-orders will ship by mid-March.”
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Tesla and SolarCity power an entire island nation with nearly 100% solar
Fast on the heels of the completion of Tesla’s $2.6 billion merger with SolarCity comes the news that an entire island is being powered almost completely by solar power, thanks to a renewable energy microgrid. The remote island of Ta’u in American Samoa is over 4,000 miles from the West Coast, and power…
9to5Mac
How to network two MacBook Pros together via Thunderbolt 3 [Video]
Instead of using Target Disk Mode, there is another way to quickly transfer files between two MacBook Pro machines using Thunderbolt 3. Thunderbolt networking provides a peer-to-peer connection at 10 GbE speeds for super fast local transfers. In the following brief step-by-step tutorial, we’ll show…
Engadget Full RSS Feed
New battery tech lasts for days, charges in seconds
Scientists from the University of Central Florida (UCF) have created a supercapacitor battery prototype that works like new even after being recharged 30,000 times. The research could yield high-capacity, ultra-fast-charging batteries that last over 20 times longer than a conventional lithium-ion cell….
Next Big Future
Debating the Paris climate agreement is it $5 trillion to 2030 or $100-200 trillion by 2100 or is it both
Bjorn Lomborg is president and founder of the Copenhagen Cons
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