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VentureBeat
French startup Gaspard’s connected mat makes wheelchairs smarter
French startup Gaspard unveiled a connected wheelchair with the ability to track a person’s position on the chair. It is one more smart device in the Internet of Things, and it could make life better for millions of people. Wheelchairs do a lot for people with disabilities. But modern technology can…
VentureBeat
Sengled hides your speakers inside an LED lightbulb
CES 2017 is full of strange product hybrids. Sengled created one of these by putting a wireless speaker inside its Pulse LED lightbulb. This is one of the weird artifacts of the Internet of Things, which is making everyday objects smart and connected. But Sengled believes this combo makes a lot of sense….
VentureBeat
How retailers can keep up with Amazon Go
GUEST: The sci-fi fantasy of seamless, AI-powered shopping has captivated the public imagination for many years running. Today this dream is essentially a reality, as evidenced most recently by Amazon’s new physical grocery store, Amazon Go, which features a checkout-free shopping experience facilitated…
VentureBeat
Hap2U wants you to get back in touch with your touchscreen
Gamers are familiar with the sense of touch you get from rumble controllers, but it’s a pretty blunt form of force feedback. But Hap2U thinks we’ve all been out of touch. So the five-person French startup has created a prototype of touch-feedback technology for touchscreens. I felt the demo at the CES…
9to5Mac
Happy Hour Podcast 101 | CES 2017, Zac’s Apple Watch journey, and iOS 10.3 rumors
This week Benjamin and Zac discuss rumored iOS 10.3 features, CES 2017, and Zac’s journey with using the Apple Watch to become more active and get in shape. 9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and…
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The Atlantic’s Week in Culture
Don’t MissPop Culture Is Having a Metaphysical Moment—Spencer Kornhaber traces a recent philosophical trend in popular TV shows and movies like Westworld, The OA, and Arrival.Warner Bros.Film27 Movies to Look Forward to in 2017—David Sims picks some of the most exciting films to watch out for in the…
DigsDigs
147 The Coolest Kids Room Designs Of 2016
Here are the coolest kids’ room designs that we showed on DigsDigs in 2016. Btw, don’t miss the coolest kids’ room designs of the previous year. They are great too! If you have a toddler, you should create a beautiful space for him or her. We’re here to help! 33 Ideas To Decorate And Organize A Kid’s…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Scaling up marine conservation targets should benefit millions of people
About 200 countries worldwide committed to protecting 10 percent of national marine areas by signing the Convention on Biological Diversity. But more ambitious marine reserve coverage policies that target unprotected fishing grounds would benefit millions of people who depend on fisheries for food and…
NYT > Business Day
Volkswagen Said to Be Close to Settling Justice Inquiry Into Emissions
The settlement, for more than $2 billion, in a federal criminal inquiry could come as early as next week, people briefed on the negotiations said.
Digital Trends
Steam beta client adds customization support for Xbox One, Xbox 360 controllers
Valve is rolling out official Steam Controller Configurator support for Xbox 360 and Xbox One gamepads, granting licensed Microsoft peripherals access to the application’s advanced mapping features.Valve’s controller compatibility update, available now as part of Steam’s most recent beta branch, also…
Digital Trends
What’s the future of self-driving tech? We talked to Pioneer to find out
The world in 2017 looks very different than it did in 1938. That much Pioneer Electronics has seen firsthand. The 79-year-old company has remained on the forefront of electronics, particularly in the automotive space, for decades. At this year’s CES, we chatted with Pioneer’s Ted Cardenas, the vice president…
Slashdot
T-Mobile Eliminates Cheaper Postpaid Plans, Sells ‘Unlimited Data’ Only
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: T-Mobile USA will stop selling its older and cheaper limited-data plans to postpaid customers, shifting entirely to its new “unlimited” data plans that impose bandwidth limits on video and tethering unless customers pay extra. To ease the transition,…
Gear Patrol
New in the Store: Quite Possibly the Perfect Duffel Pack
We might have just found the perfect hybrid bag — one that will take you from the office to the gym (and back) at a price point that’s hard to beat. …Read More »
Forbes – Markets
Metropolitans With Best and Worst Housing Sector
Forbes – Markets
After Dow 19,999: Five Financial Stocks To Own In 2017
Here are five financial stock picks to follow in 2017 as bargain basement prices become harder to find after the rally to Dow 20,000.
Architizer
the concrete cube house
The house was built in the seventies of the XX century in Koziegłowy (Poland) as a typical representation of the so called “modernistic cube”. The main characteristic of this kind of buildings was the almost square basis and 2 floors (one being high ground floor with basement underneath). The…
Archinect – News
Ten Top Images on Archinect’s “Concrete” Pinterest Board
In case you haven’t checked out Archinect’s Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect Firm and People profiles.(Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)Today’s…
SlashGear
Velocity Micro RennSeat Pro is the ultimate chair for simulation games
Velocity Micro has unveiled a new gaming station designed for those who play driving and flight simulators, the RennSeat Pro. According to Velocity Micro, this is a premium-grade driving simulator package that can also be arranged for use as a flight simulator cockpit. The contraption is made from stainless…
News
Morning Sickness Pill Gets Second Look From Persistent Researchers
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says pregnant women with morning sickness shouldn’t reach hastily for the pill bottle. Controversy over one medicine called Diclegis continues.(Image credit: Westend61/Getty Images)
Bloomberg Politics
Trump Blames Democrats for ‘Allowing Hacking’ During Campaign
President-elect Donald Trump blamed the Democratic National Committee for allowing hacking to occur during the U.S. presidential campaign and restated there was “no evidence” cyberintrusions had affected the election results.
Ars Technica
Oakland may become rare American city with strict rules for spy gear use
Enlarge (credit: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images News) OAKLAND, Calif.—A local privacy committee has sent a proposed surveillance oversight ordinance to the city council. This is a rare example of a major American city set to impose stricter controls on the acquisition, use, and evaluation of spy…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Competitiveness among bats: When being extra sweet doesn’t pay off
A new study reveals how competitiveness among bats, as well as relative perceptions of sweetness when tasting nectar, shape the evolution of nectar-producing plants.
Newswise: SciNews
Does Exercising Before Sports Practice Improve Skill Learning?
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RT – Daily news
Special police unit to search Austrian refugee camps for Innsbruck sexual attackers
A special Austrian police unit has been established to help track the young men suspected of sexual assaults on women in Innsbruck’s main square during the New Year celebrations. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Manual
How to Pick a Lock: A Beginner’s Guide
Ryan Brown has some key advice on how to pick a lock. The post How to Pick a Lock: A Beginner’s Guide appeared first on The Manual.
Fool.com Headlines
Amazon Is Building the Fourth Pillar of Its Business
Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) is known primarily for its ubiquitous online retail store. But it has also been gaining renown for the explosive growth of its Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the increasing popularity of its Prime membership program. With these three impressive pillars forming the foundation…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
The Moneyologist: What happened when this father stopped giving his kids $7,500 every year?
Moneyologist revisited: Six letter-writers over six days reveal whether they took this column’s advice.
Techbargains.com
PowerBlock Sport Adjustable 5 to 50-Pounds per Dumbbell Set + $38 Sears Credit $260
PowerBlock Sport Adjustable 5 to 50-Pounds per Dumbbell Set + $38 Sears Credit $260
TMZ.com
Ciara Drops Defamation Lawsuit Against Future
Ciara has dropped her $15 million defamation lawsuit against baby daddy Future … TMZ has learned. The singer just filed legal docs in Superior Court in Fulton County, GA, ending her case which was triggered by a radio interview Future did followed…
Curbed National
Court finds bad street design liable in NYC crash
The decision could change the way cities deploy safety improvements Transportation experts agree that poor street design—and the driver behavior it enables—is responsible for many of the U.S.’s astronomically high number of traffic deaths. Now, in a landmark case, the New York State Court of Appeals…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Is student debt responsible for ‘boomeranging’ among young adults?
While student loan debt has reached an all-time high, it does not increase young adults’ risk of ‘boomeranging’ or returning to their parental home, according to a study. Boomerangers, surprisingly, had less student loan debt than young adults who didn’t return home. However, researchers found that the…
Metal Injection
CLUTCH, WHITE ZOMBIE, Etc. Members Participate In Documentary About 90s Metal
Ex-Ministry, Sepultura, Queens Of The Stone Age, Primus, etc. The post CLUTCH, WHITE ZOMBIE, Etc. Members Participate In Documentary About 90s Metal appeared first on Metal Injection.
Metal Injection
Get Yourself A Limited Edition Lemmy Bobblehead
Looks just like him! Warts included. The post Get Yourself A Limited Edition Lemmy Bobblehead appeared first on Metal Injection.
Metal Injection
THE CONTORTIONIST Is In The Studio
Three years later, it’s time for some new Contortionist! The post THE CONTORTIONIST Is In The Studio appeared first on Metal Injection.
Metal Injection
Funeral Doom Friday: Welcome 2017 With a Doomed Double Feature
Start off your weekend with new music from SOOTHSAYER and YHDARL The post Funeral Doom Friday: Welcome 2017 With a Doomed Double Feature appeared first on Metal Injection.
Zero Hedge
Weekend Reading: The Beginning Of The Ending
Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, A few week’s ago I discussed the post-election surge in the market based on rather optimistic outlooks as opposed to the technical underpinnings that currently exists. As I specially stated in the weekend newsletter entitle “Dow 20,000” the market…
Fool.com Headlines
Online Discount Brokers: Capital One vs. TradeKing
It’s fun to invest, but it isn’t so fun to shop for a brokerage account. The sheer number of online discount brokers and the differences in their fees and features can be simply overwhelming. We tend to think the process should be simpler. Today, we’ll compare two brokers — Capital One and TradeKing…
Lifehacker
Build a Silent, Texting Doorbell With an Amazon Dash Button
If you have dogs that tend to get riled up at the sound of a doorbell, or you’re on the phone a lot and work from a home, a chiming doorbell isn’t always ideal. Over at Initial State, they rigged up a silent doorbell that sends you a text message when someone pushes it.The doorbell itself is an Amazon…
News
New Democratic Senate Leader Vows To Hold ‘Donald Trump’s Feet To The Fire’
Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York says he is open to compromise but wants to hold a hard line on protecting his party’s priorities. And he is going to use the incoming president’s words against him.(Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Reason.com Full Feed
Glenn Greenwald on Wikileaks, Russian Hacking, and Distrusting Legacy Media and U.S. Intel (Reason Podcast)
Senate testimony from James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, about Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election hasn’t convinced Glenn Greenwald to believe that high-ranking officials in the Putin regime successfully “hacked” the American way of life. The co-founder (with Jeremy…
TechSpot
Intel’s Compute Card is modular hardware for Internet of Things devices
Modular hardware hasn’t exactly resonated with consumers. PC-on-a-stick devices like Intel’s Compute Stick and the sea of me-too devices that followed seemingly vanished overnight. Similarly, modular smartphone concepts like Project Ara never made it off the ground while companies like LG that did make…
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The Engadget Challenge: 2017 edition
The most ridiculous spectacle to ever grace the Engadget stage is back as the Engadget Challenge returns for 2017. This time out, we’re testing to see if people’s knowledge of tech companies is as deep-rooted as their love of fast food. After all, si…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Study compiles data on 958 types of South American jellyfish
Detailed information on 958 distinct morphological types of jellyfish that inhabit the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of South America has been compiled by scientists. The study involved scientists from Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Uruguay.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Study characterizes key molecular tool in DNA repair enzymes
Oxidative damage to a cell’s DNA is constant and destructive and a complex suite of enzymes have evolved to repair and maintain it. In an important new step in teasing out these complex processes, an enzyme component known as Zf-GRF, which is highly conserved in several enzymes and across species, has…
Bloomberg
Feds Evans Put Fiscal Stimulus Into Forecast After Yields Rose
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Ampd Energy hopes to make pollution-prone diesel generators obsolete
Under normal circumstances, I would have assumed the gleaming white, person-sized box standing next to me was some kind of high-end appliance. Things are rarely so straightforward at CES’s Eureka Park, though. It was actually what Hong Kong startup Ampd Energy calls a “silo.” Turns out, the thing on…
RT – Daily news
No civil rights charges for Delaware cops who fatally shot paralyzed man
Police corporals of the Wilmington Police Department who fatally shot an already-wounded, wheelchair-bound African-American man in September 2015 will not be charged with violating the man’s civil rights, federal prosecutors with the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Delaware have announced….
The Verge – All Posts
Deadpool’s Golden Globe nomination is just the cherry on top for Fox
The Golden Globes are this Sunday, meaning mainstream audiences will be getting their first look at what movies and TV shows the Hollywood Foreign Press thinks mattered the most in 2016. You have your usual fare, of course: awards-baiting dramas ranging from cynical to groundbreaking; comedies that shine…
Popular Science
Wifi pillows and smart hairbrushes make CES a botnet dream
Gadgets Internet of things that are likely to be compromised Man common household items now have wifi versions, which is great news for people who build botnets.
News
On This German Island, The Breakers Bring Gifts Ashore: Thousands Of Toys
You might say something eggstraordinary (sorry) happened on the North Sea island of Langegoog. Tens of thousands of little eggs containing toys washed ashore there, much to the delight of local kids.(Image credit: Aurich/Wittmund Police)
ArchDaily
Little Big House / Robert Maschke Architects
© Brad Feinknopf Architects: Robert Maschke Architects Location: Cleveland, OH, United States Architect In Charge: Robert Maschke, FAIA Area: 5475.0 ft2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs:…
CNET News.com
Bosch puts cybersecurity first with keyless entry, central gateway – Roadshow
Its CES 2017 previews focus on proving airtight end-to-end security for the next generation of connected cars.
CNET News.com
After briefing, Trump denies hacking affected election outcome – CNET
Calling his Friday meeting with intelligence officials “constructive,” Donald Trump only vaguely acknowledges Russia’s hacking powers.
CNET News.com
AT&T, Time Warner plan to skirt FCC review of megamerger – CNET
They still would need the Justice Department to approve the $85 billion deal.
CNET News.com
Watch how ‘Rogue One’ brought back young Princess Leia, Tarkin – CNET
A video reveals how Industrial Light and Magic used actors and CGI to make characters look as they did back in 1977.
CNET News.com
TVs of CES 2017 – CNET
From organic diodes to quantum dots, to 100-inch screens to tunnels lined with curved screens, big TVs are the stars of CES.
CNET News.com
IMDb to California: You can’t stop us publishing actor ages – CNET
The 2016 state law violates free-speech protections, according to the Amazon-owned database of people in the entertainment industry.
WIRED
Writers of Color Continue to Wrestle With Lovecraft’s Racist Legacy
The author is wildly influential, but many writers can’t reconcile that with his racist views. The post Writers of Color Continue to Wrestle With Lovecraft’s Racist Legacy appeared first on WIRED.
9to5Mac
Apple features artwork to celebrate the Chinese New Year with wallpapers for Mac, iPhone, and iPad
There seems to be no limits to what artists are able to create with Apple’s products. From Disney animators sketching classic characters, to an illustrator using an iPad Pro to design the New Yorker’s latest cover. In today’s latest artistic drive, Apple has partnered with five young Chinese artists…
Digg Top Stories
Adam Driver Reads The Community Calendar From His Hometown Of Mishawaka, Indiana
Before he attended to Julliard, Adam was just a local boy trying to keep hoodlums with toboggans off his hometown slopes.
Digg Top Stories
What Ever Happened To Joseph Randle?
Fifteen months ago Randle was set to be Dallas’ star back. Then came a possible concussion, an array of off-field misdeeds and massive confusion about it all.
Digg Top Stories
Get Ready To Rickroll Your Buddies With Rick Astley’s New Beer
Rick Astley’s signature beer has yet to be named, but he has decided on a pilsner-style lager.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
First-ever direct observation of collisional plasmoid instability during magnetic reconnection in a laboratory setting
Physicists have for the first time directly observed a phenomenon that had previously only been hypothesized to exist. The phenomenon, plasmoid instabilities that occur during collisional magnetic reconnection, had until this year only been observed indirectly using remote-sensing technology.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Research supports role of supernovas in measuring pace at which the universe expands
A team of research scientists recently published a paper marking the importance of Type Ia supernovas in measuring the pace at which the universe expands. Type Ia supernovas are among the very brightest cosmic explosions visible, signaling the death of stars, and their importance to cosmology cannot…
Business Insider
The US intelligence report on Russian hacking directly implicates WikiLeaks
A US intelligence report on Russian hacking concluded that Russian military intelligence relayed material to WikiLeaks and other websites.
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Sony’s Kaz Hirai: 4K and HDR are here, robots are coming
By all accounts, Sony played it safe at CES this year. Outside of an OLED TV that projects sound from its screen, the company was light on game-changing product announcements. So when I sat down with Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai for an exclusive interview, we focused on the topic that’s been on everybody’s lips…
physicsworld.com: all content
Flash Physics: Hall effect is inverted, XENON100 excludes DAMA dark-matter detection, new NASA missions
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
Computerworld
As Trump presidency nears, U.S. warns China on semiconductors
The U.S. has accused China of rigging the steel, aluminum, and green technology markets, and the semiconductor industry is the latest in the crosshairs.A White House working group has accused China of rigging the global semiconductor market by artificially reducing prices of chips. The President’s Council…
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Regional Pain Makes UK Consumer Credit Risks Real
Business Insider
The 5 best food processors you can buy
If you’re someone who dreads slicing, dicing, shredding, and chopping, you could probably use a food processor in your life to take on these tasks for you.
Business Insider
If you want to get in shape in 2017, this service makes it possible to get a great workout at home
If you want to exercise more in 2017, Daily Burn is an online service makes getting a great workout easier and more accessible than ever before.
Fool.com Headlines
3 Things You Need to Know About Intel Corporation’s 7th-Generation Core Processors
Earlier this week, microprocessor giant Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) released a second wave of chips from its seventh-generation Core processor family, also commonly referred to by the code name Kaby Lake.Image source: Intel. Continue reading
International Business Times
Google’s CEO Wants $30 Smartphones For Developing Countries
A big strength for Google’s Android mobile phone platform has been its affordability versus competing phone ecosystems like Apple iOS. Now, Google hopes that it can go even cheaper. In an interview via NDTV, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said  developing markets like India need to have smartphones that cost…
International Business Times
Amazon, FreshDirect And Other Online Grocers Will Accept Food Stamps Beginning Summer 2017
Online grocery shopping is a time-saver and now more families in the United States will have the ability to take advantage of the service. Amazon, FreshDirect and other online grocers will begin accepting food stamps as part of a pilot program conducted in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
MakeUseOf
How to Access Hotmail and Outlook on Your Android Device
The Android experience is built around Google’s services. But what if you use a different provider for your email? Outlook (which Hotmail is now a part of) is one of the most popular free email services on the web. If you use an Outlook or Hotmail email address then you’ll need to get them set up on…
TechCrunch
Matibabu uses light to diagnose malaria
 Matibabu, which is competing in our Hardware Battlefield at CES today, isn’t looking to cure any diseases. Instead, the Uganda-based company is looking to make it easier to diagnose malaria so those who are infected can get the right help faster. I actually first ran into Matibabu back in 2013 when…
Mashable
5-year-old learns to write first word thanks to Gwen Stefani’s ‘Hollaback Girl’
This kid’s spelling skills are bananas. B-A-N-A-N-A-S. New Yorker and Gwen Stefani mega-fan Norah shared a video Thursday of her 5-year-old son, Max, writing his first word: “bananas.”  And as he writes each letter, it’s clear where he got the word from: Stefani’s catchy-to-a-fault 2004 song “Hollaback…
The Next Web
Huawei brings the Mate 9 to the US, but Amazon Alexa is a poor choice
Huawei took to CES to announce its flagship Mate 9 is launching in the US today, January 6, for a price of $599. It’s the first time Huawei has launched a top spec’d device in the US. The Mate 9 is a darn good phone, with near-stock Android performance, a great screen, and serious battery life. I called…
9to5Mac
The first app to find your missing AirPod(s) arrives…do yours fall out? [Poll]
[Update Jan. 6th 2017 7:09 pm PT: Apple has pulled ‘Finder for AirPods’ from the iOS App Store. According to the developer, “They didn’t find anything wrong with the app itself, but rather they they didn’t like the ‘concept’ of people finding their AirPods and hence was deemed ‘not appropriate for…
Mashable
Why are laptops getting bigger and heavier again? Blame VR.
LAS VEGAS — Despite declining PC sales, laptops have made serious progress over the last few years. Apple’s MacBook Air and Intel’s Ultrabook initiative pushed PC makers to build ever thinner and lighter laptops with sturdier, premium materials like metal instead of plastic. It’s been a great half decade…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Get down with the digital
Music improvisation is all about the emotion, says one expert, but researchers have now found a way to understand the complex interactions that take place between instrumentalists and singers during a jam with the aim of using those insights to add greater emotional expression to a performance involving…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
New personality model sets up how we see ourselves, and how others see us
A new personality trait model could save employers money in hiring and retention costs. This could be done by better weeding out candidates and having a better system for employee evaluations.
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Google makes its essential Android modding tools easier to get
Android users have a long history of unlocking their phones, sideloading apps and installing custom OS builds — but getting the tools to do all that has always been kind of a pain in the ass. Users who wanted to play around with their phone’s backend had to download the entire Android SDK just to get…
BBC News – World
China pollution: ‘It can be completely dark’
A look at life inside China’s most polluted city. Shijiazhuang is currently underneath a thick layer of toxic smog.
Mashable
Attention internet: WikiLeaks is now anti-leaks
Hello and welcome to an odd alternate reality. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump trusts WikiLeaks more than the CIA or FBI WikiLeaks, an online bastion of government leaks, sent out a tweet early Friday decrying a bit of leaked information. The Obama admin/CIA is illegally funneling TOP SECRET//COMINT information…
SlashGear
Velocity Micro desktops updated with 7th-gen Intel Core processors
In addition to its new RennSeat Pro gaming station, Velocity Micro has unveiled new desktop computers offering 7th-generation Intel Core processors. The company hawks these desktops as solutions for gamers, as well as being suitable for office and home use, and for use as workstations. Unlike the RennSeat…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
CES 2017: Mixtile Hub Promises to Expand HomeKit to ZigBee and Z-Wave Smart Home Devices
Focalcrest, a Chinese company focusing on intelligent hardware solutions, today debuted a new HomeKit hub that promises to bring HomeKit connectivity to various connected home products that would not otherwise be able to interface with Apple’s smart home platform. The Mixtile Hub, which is MFi certified…
Fool.com Headlines
Highlights From the Exclusive Motley Fool ONE Event in Boston
In this episode of Motley Fool Answers, Alison and Robert take their fans behind the scenes at a special Motley Fool member event in Boston. Tune in as David Gardner, Raj Sisodia, and Morgan Housel share their insights on investing, conscious capitalism, and the nature of innovation.A full transcript…
Reason.com Full Feed
Virginia Governor Proposes Ending License Suspensions for Unpaid Court Fines
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he wants to end the state’s practice of automatically suspending driver’s licenses for unpaid court fines and non-moving violations, which critics say trap hundreds of thousands of poor residents in a spiral of unemployment and debt. As I reported last fall, there…
Latest news
Xperia XZ: Sony’s mainstream attempt at a flagship
What happens when you have a flagship line, end it, but still want a flagship device?
Bloomberg Business
Gross: Trump Cajoling Companies Reminds Me of Mussolini
Jan.06 — Bill Gross, fund manager at Janus Capital Group, discusses President-elect Donald Trump’s targeting of individual companies in tweets. He speaks with Tom Keene and David Gura on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.”
TMZ.com
Robert Durst Prosecutor Says His Nature is to Kill Witnesses (VIDEO + PHOTO)
Robert Durst’s prosecutor went nuts on his prey Friday … saying he’s just a killer by nature. Durst looked feeble in his wheelchair as Deputy D.A. John Lewin unleashed his fury on the famous defendant. The hearing itself was kind of boring ……
Latest Items from TreeHugger
11 facts about blue whales, the largest animals ever known to live on Earth
So colossal are these majestic marine mammals, their hearts alone weigh as much as a car.
The Next Web
AmpMe is a party in your pocket that connects multiple Bluetooth speakers or phones
Whether you’re looking for a whole-home audio solution, or just to play a song for friends, AmpMe is a must-download app available for both iOS and Android. What is it? AmpMe is a an application capable of syncing multiple smart devices, or Bluetooth speakers, to a single audio source. Rather than gathering…
Business Insider
This chart will tell you how much you need to save every month to become a millionaire in 25 years
How much do you need to save every month to become a millionaire in 25 years? This chart will tell you, based on a range of possible investment returns.
io9
Incredible New Image Shows the Earth and Moon From Mars
During a recent calibration exercise, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured a remarkable view of Earth and its moon from a distance of 127 million miles (205 million kilometers). It’s so clear, you can even make out our planet’s continents. Read more…
Curbed National
Electric vehicles are new amenity at this Manhattan apartment building
A spinoff of the BMW ReachNow system, this new car share program might be the next green tenant perk The Solaire, an LEED-certified, solar panel-covered apartment building on the southern tip of Manhattan in BatteryPark City, just burnished its green credentials by adding a new amenity. In partnership…
Big Think
Here’s Why Overpopulation Isn’t a Crisis at All
Overpopulation is often viewed as a nightmare, but what if it’s a dream come true?Read More
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Inside Honda’s money-making, AI-based NueV concept car
According to Honda, a vehicle is parked a whopping 96 percent of the time. With that in mind, the automaker this week unveiled the NueV (New Electric Urban Vehicle) concept, an autonomous automobile that could potentially make its owner some extra cash by acting as its own low-level, Uber-like ride-hailing…
Digital Trends
Have a question for His Holiness? Ask it through his Facebook Messenger bot
This may be the closest you get to talking to God.If you’re a Facebook user, head over to Messenger and check out what just might become your new favorite chatbot. Its name is Missiobot, it will connect you with the Pope (kind of), and it comes from Missio USA, an organization within The Pontifical Mission…
Digital Trends
SmartBeings yells WooHoo as its cool AI-powered Smart Home Hub invades Vegas
This week during the CES 2017 convention in Las Vegas, Internet of Things device maker SmartBeings showcased its interactive WooHoo AI-powered Smart Home Hub device. It packs a 360-degree rotating 13MP camera, a built-in 7-inch touchscreen, a temperature sensor, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, and…
Digital Trends
Spartan Wrist HR brings a heart rate monitor to Suunto fitness watches
Outdoor and fitness watchmaker Suunto has announced a new addition to its popular line of Spartan watches. At the Consumer Electronics Show this week, the company revealed the Spartan Wrist HR, its first GPS-enabled device that comes equipped with an integrated optical heart rate sensor, giving athletes…
Digital Trends
Pyle USA’s new Wi-Fi Pocket HD Cam is for lifeloggers
Lifeloggers looking to upgrade their cameras to something that can shoot and share higher resolution images with better image quality may have just found a new champion in the form of Pyle USA’s new Wi-Fi HD Pocket Cam.The new lifelogger-focused product features a high-grade glass lens, 1080p HD video…
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Cheniere Energy Is On Track To Rise Rapidly This Year
Forbes – Markets
What To Expect From Starbucks, Panera And The Restaurant Space In 2017
Restaurants struggled to maintain same-store sales growth in 2016, but there are three names in dining that have earned plaudits and bullish 2017 projections from Wall Street: Starbucks, Panera and Jack in the Box.
TechCrunch
Pillar Technologies is making construction sites safer with smart sensors
 Construction sites can be dangerous places. And while recent advancements in safety technology have done a lot to help protect workers, there hasn’t been as much focus on protecting the site itself from things like fire, water and mold damage. Any of these three risks can cost construction companies…
SpaceNews.com
Air Force Secretary James says she could be the first and last PDSA
WASHINGTON – The position of the Defense Department’s principle adviser on space could be eliminated in a reworking of personnel, the current holder of the office said Jan. 6. In her last public appearance as Secretary of the Air Force, Deborah Lee James said the position could be reworked depending…
Reason.com Full Feed
Report on Russian Involvement in U.S. Election Primarily about RT Network
This afternoon the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released its unclassified version of its report intended to show that the Russian government attempted to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election to try to help get Donald Trump elected. Because this is the unclassified…
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Large-Scale Tornado Outbreaks Increasing in Frequency, Study Finds
The frequency of large-scale tornado outbreaks is increasing in the United States, particularly when it comes to the most extreme events, according to research recently published in Science.
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Your sequel-free, superhero-less guide to 2017 movies
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You now do the opposite of your job. What do you do now?
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Court rules that crow can live with the man who rescued him from a broken wing 7 years ago
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Easy way to teach fractions using Legos to children
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“Can I have my toy please”
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PCWorld
Lucid’s LucidCam hopes to be your point-and-shoot consumer VR camera
All the talk about consuming virtual-reality content ignores a vital question: Who’s going to make it? Lucid thinks it should be you.Announced at CES, Lucid’s $399 LucidCam combines a pair of 4K stereoscopic lenses inside a handheld device about the size of a cell phone. That’s small enough to slip inside…
PCWorld
BrandPost: Technology that Takes You Farther…Literally
Oh, the places you’ll go.That’s one of your New Year’s resolutions, right? To travel more? To see the world, broaden your horizons, gain new perspectives? Those are awesome goals, because the world is chock full of stunning destinations.Of course, travel can also be a challenge, what with all the different…
TechCrunch
Trigger tells you when Trump tweets about your stocks
 Very few people can move financial markets with their tweets, but like it or not, President-elect Donald Trump is one of them. And while you can’t do anything to prevent the madness, you can keep up with it using a new tool from Trigger Finance.  Originally a class project at Cornell Tech, Trigger…
Mashable
This would’ve been one of the ballsiest NBA shots ever – if it counted
Marco Belinelli of the Charlotte Hornets nearly pulled off one of the cheekiest shots in NBA history Thursday night.  Nearly. Stupid rules. There should be an exemption for this.  SEE ALSO: The Warriors are officially moving to San Francisco. Hopefully it doesn’t ruin everything. Belinelli was inbounding…
Mashable
This band helps relieve pain, no drugs required
‘Quell’ is a wearable band that can alleviate pain without the need for prescription pain medication. It can be worn almost anywhere on the body, 24/7. Read more…More about Wearable Band, Wearable Tech, Wearables, Health, and Technology
The Gadget Flow
Onkyo Diamond Headphones
Feel the true pleasure of diamonds on your ears with these Onkyo Diamond Headphones. Generally speaking, these headphones are luxurious. They are made of real diamonds. Every pair of headphones is handmade. Moreover, there are customization choices. You can choose the size of the diamonds used in your…
International Business Times
Apple Could Release MacBook Pro With New IGZO Display Panels This Year
Apple is slated to update its MacBook Pro display from a-Si (amorphous silicon material) TFT-LCD panels to IGZO (indium gallium zinc oxide) TFT-LCD later this year, the research firm IHS told DigiTimes. According to the report, the tech giant may continue using a-Si TFT-LCD for its computers until…
Architectural Record
Dust-Up in Granada Over Building Plans for the Alhambra
A new entry scheme by architects Álvaro Siza and Juan Domingo Santos is billed as “too invasive.”
TechCrunch
Blitab is a Braille device for visually impaired people
 Meet Blitab, an Android tablet combined with a smart Braille surface. It’s one of the most affordable Braille devices out there and could change the way visually impaired people use computing devices. The company is participating in TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield at CES. The devices for this niche…
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Conrad de Aenlle’s Funds For Thought: This is one market where you should ditch indexing for active management
Stock selection pays off for investors in India funds, writes Conrad de Aenlle.
Business Insider
I’ve donated my hair to charity three times now — here’s what you need to know if you want to do it
There are several charities that have different missions and varying guidelines for you to follow before you send them your ponytail. We break it all down.
Lifehacker
Build Your Own Spotify-Powered Jukebox With an LED-Lit Case
We’ve seen plenty of Raspberry Pi jukeboxes, but few are as elegant as Imgur user justthatoneotherdude’s. On the software end, justthatoneotherdude runs Volumio with a Spotify client, but that’s not what’s interesting. What’s interesting is the woodwork and knobs they use. The whole thing is packed into…
Zero Hedge
How Dick Durbin Costs Consumers Billions
Submitted by Tho Bishop via The Mises Institute, As Rahm Emanuel once said said, “You never let a serious crisis go to waste.” Fellow Illinois politician Senator Dick Durbin put that philosophy into practice during the writing of the Dodd-Frank Act, the monstrous piece of legislation falsely sold…
Mashable
Finally a bike that will follow you around all by itself…
Honda released the perfect motorbike for noobs – it’s self-balancing. The car company unveiled their rideable at CES in Las Vegas.  Read more…More about Mashable Video, Motorbike, Motorcycle, Motorcycles, and Ces
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This Week in Solar
After a year of both progress and stock market turmoil, the solar industry is likely facing a year of transition in 2017. Companies are cutting costs so they can stay afloat, and positioning themselves for growth with new products. This week, a few companies moved in different directions in relation…
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The Declassified Report on Russia’s Election Hacking Says Nothing New
If you were on the edge of your seat, waiting for the US government to drop its much-anticipated report on Russian hacking operations against American targets and particularly targeting the 2016 presidential election, I’m really sorry to say, you’ll be truly disappointed. The FBI, CIA and NSA released…
TechCrunch
The BlackBerry Mercury is TCL’s entry into enterprise
 There’s some inherent irony in the Mercury. The first BlackBerry device produced solely under the TCL umbrella is far more instantly recognizable as a BlackBerry device than any of the OEM DTEK products the two companies produced as a pair. The phone is still in a sort of pre-announcement stage. TCL…
PCWorld
Gigabyte brought some incredible custom-built PCs to CES
They glow. They hum. They look fast and are fast. Gigabyte showed off what you could do with its motherboards at CES 2017, with 16 incredible custom-built PCs. Words can’t do justice to these badass beauties, so just sit back and behold.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click…
Bloomberg
Trumponomics Gets The Thumbs Down From Nobel-Winning Economists
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Here are the safest airlines to fly in 2017
It’s safer to fly now than ever before.
Big Think
Your Brain Interprets Prolonged Loneliness as Physical Pain – Why?
Scientists are finding that loneliness has real medical consequences, and the brain sees it as pain.Read More
Digital Trends
Garden indoors with OPCOMLink USA’s new smart gardening systems
Winter weather is no excuse for you to stop gardening. That is most certainly the case if you become the proud owner of OPCOMLink USA’s new product line, which includes two smart gardening systems that allow you to bring your green thumb indoors. Meet the OPCOM FarmGrowBox and GrowWall indoor gardening…
Digital Trends
After a successful crowdfunding run, this miniature 360 camera is coming your way
There’s a new miniature 360-degree camera on the way that claims to be the world’s smallest. Called the Moka360, it is the latest project from Mokacam. It’s been successfully funded through Indiegogo, raising nearly $150,000 — well above its modest $25,000 goal.Unlike larger, more expensive options from…
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Introducing the Best of CES 2017 finalists!
Most of our editors eschewed the typical New Year’s Eve celebrations and arrived in Las Vegas on New Year’s Day. One of us even arrived on December 31st and spent the last few hours of 2016 in bed. All of that just to give our all to the annual tradition that is CES. We spent the past few days walking…
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Vote for the Best of CES People’s Choice award!
We’ve announced our Best of CES finalists so now it’s time for you to cast your vote for your favorite gadget at CES 2017! Just head over here (or below) to pick your three favorite items from our pool of finalists. You have until 6PM ET tomorrow, January 7th, to get your votes in. Pick your…
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Wikileaks considers exposing verified Twitter users’ data (Updated)
WikiLeaks once claimed to stand for the people against the shadowy, truth-occluding governments of the world (primarily, the United States). But the last couple years saw the organization swerve into questionable territory as an Associated Press report revealed that its mass disclosures had included…
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L Brands: A Dividend As Attractive As The Apparel
TechCrunch
As connected hardware matures, investors pour more funding into fewer companies
 The connected hardware space has undoubtedly gone through a renaissance over the last four years, with VCs nearly tripling their funding between 2012 and 2016. We gleaned some new data from Pitchbook around venture funding in IoT to get a quantitative understanding of whether investment in the space…
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: The Spy Who Phished Me
Today in 5 LinesAfter meeting privately with intelligence officials, President-elect Donald Trump acknowledged the hacking of the Democratic National Committee, but said in a statement that it had “absolutely no effect on the outcome of the election.” The U.S. intelligence community concluded Russian…
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The siphonophore
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Bloomberg Politics
Trump Call for Leak Probe Suggests No Let-Up in Fight With Media
President-elect Donald Trump’s call for a congressional investigation into leaks of a national security briefing suggests he’s ready to carry his war with the media into the White House.
Bloomberg Politics
Trump’s EPA Pick Steps Down From Group That Battled the Agency
President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency has resigned as chairman of a group critics say has helped attack the agency he’s been tapped to lead.
Metal Injection
Kirk Hammett’s Fancy Home For Sale, New BODY COUNT Song Tease & 8 Other Stories You May Have Missed This Week
The first week of the year is in the books, and here’s what you may have missed! From Metallica to… The post Kirk Hammett’s Fancy Home For Sale, New BODY COUNT Song Tease & 8 Other Stories You May Have Missed This Week appeared first on Metal Injection.
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We May Be Living In The Future Of ‘The Running Man’
In a world beset by a collapsing economy, the US media conspires with the government to keep the population in check. Meanwhile, one of the most powerful men in the world is the host of a reality TV show. Sound familiar?
TechCrunch
Knocki turns any surface into a switch
 What happens when you mix two software dudes, a little kid, and a light switch? You get the Knocki, a clever little device that connects to a wall or under a table. You can tap the surface to trigger events – turning on a light, muting speakers, etc. – and it is surprisingly small and easily-hidden….
Lifehacker
Balance Out the Sweetness of Bottled Barbecue Sauce With Soy Sauce
Store bought barbecue sauce is often packed with sugar and corn syrup, making it far too sweet for some palates. A dash of soy sauce can fix that.If you can’t make your own barbecue sauce, or find your favorite brand at the store, Ariel Kanter at Serious Eats recommends you upgrade a bottle of the mass…
International Business Times
Donald Trump Lost The Election, Mexico Won’t Pay For Racist ‘Fucken’ Wall, Former Mexican President Tweets
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox essentially told President-elect Donald Trump Friday to f— off. Fox, a longtime critic of Trump’s campaign promise to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, tweeted that Mexico will not pay “for that f—– wall.” “Be clear with US tax payers. They will pay for…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
US energy analysis sees renewable electricity passing coal by 2030
Enlarge / A solar thermal plant. Yesterday, the US Energy Information Administration released its energy outlook for 2017. These annual reports provide projections of current energy trends out to 2040, and they provide policymakers with a sense of where the country could be decades from now, should…
Ars Technica
Chilean officials can’t identify a strange IR signal seen by its Navy
Enlarge / A screen grab from a Chilean Navy video showing an odd signature in the infrared. (credit: CEFAA/YouTube) The Ars Files casts a skeptical eye on developments in the UFO community. Is the truth out there? Maybe. Maybe not. But we try to find it here. Early on the afternoon of November…
RT – Daily news
100’s of US tanks, heavy equipment flows into Europe to counter ‘Russian aggression’
Hundreds of American tanks, trucks and other military equipment have arrived at the German port of Bremerhaven to be transferred to Eastern Europe as part of NATO’s buildup near Russia’s borders. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Earth-like planets may not be very Earth-like
When is an “Earth-like” planet not Earth-like? It’s a question that the search for life beyond the Solar System revolves around, and a team of scientist are using data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) to shed some light on the subject. By looking at the composition of exosolar planets,…
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Scar-free wound healing could be on its way
There are a couple of reasons that scar tissue looks different than regular skin – it lacks hair follicles, and it has no fat cells. Recently, though, scientists from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Irvine succeeded in addressing both factors. They’re now able…
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Some Malls Cracking Down on Teens
Several malls across the country have started requiring younger patrons to be accompanied by adults during weekend evening hours in response to a rash of melees at shopping centers in the days following Christmas.
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Highlights From CES 2017: Driverless Cars, ESports, and IoT Connectivity
IMAGE SOURCE: THE MOTLEY FOOLDavid Kretzmann, lead for The Motley Fool’s Odyssey 2 Supernova Mission, is on the ground at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.Continue reading
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Charlatan Signs With Revival Recordings
North Carolina based label Revival Recordings is thrilled to welcome Utah scrap metal group Charlatan to the roster. Charlatan is a unique clan defined by a willingness to embrace the odd and taboo. Armed with goofy antics, songs that meander playfully through the spectrum of genres, and the poetic/hard-hitting…
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Superjoint Kicking Off Tour With Battlecross And Childbite
Superjoint will kick of the New Year with part one of a U.S. headlining tour. The band’s latest journey, and first in support of recently issued “Caught Up In The Gears Of Application” full-length album, will commence on January 12th and run through February 3rd with more dates to be announced in the…
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Kratornas Posts “Archangels Of Destruction” Lyric Video
Originally based in the Philippines and now residing in Canada, black / grind metal band Kratornas (once the solo project of guitarist Zachariah now turned duo with drummer Guzzarin), unleashed ten track brutal monster “Devoured By Damnation” this past December via Grathila Records. According to the…
Zero Hedge
Americans Couldn’t Wait To Ditch These 10 States In 2016
With 2016 now a distant memory for most of us, we take a look back with United Van Lines at the migratory patterns of Americans over the course of the year. After a quick review of the data, a few interesting themes emerge: 1.  People continue to flee the indebted, pension ponzi burdened liberal states…
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PPL Corp. Stretches Across The Pond For Good Dividends
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The 3 Sectors Likely To Do Well In 2017 And The 4 That Will Struggle
Discover Magazine
We Got The Mesentery News All Wrong
Earlier this week, a story begging to go viral fell onto writers’ laps: We have a new organ called the mesentery, which is a broad, fan-shaped fold that lines the guts. Here at Discover we pounced on the story, and so did CNN, the Washington Post, LiveScience, Smithsonian, Vice News Tonight, Jimmy Kimmel…
Zero Hedge
Florida Shooter Had Been Sent To A Mental Hospital Over “ISIS Ties”, Was Investigated For Child Porn
As more details emerge about the Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter, Esteban Santiago-Ruiz, 26, who on Friday afternoon opened fire at the baggage claim area at the airport, killing 5 and wounding 8, we start to get a detailed glimpse not only into his past, but his numerous recent interactions with authorities….
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The Icaros is like VR skydiving crossed with planking
“Have we seen the Icaros?” I asked my editor Thomas Ricker on Slack this morning. “It’s like a weird VR flying frame.” “We did something. Not sure it was this,” he said. There was a time when VR peripherals were so singular that each one opened up some totally new sensorial frontier. This morning,…
Ars Technica
70,000 diesel VWs get approval for a fix requiring software, hardware updates
(credit: Erik B) Nearly a year and a half has passed since the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publicly announced that Volkswagen had cheated on its federally-required emissions tests for 2.0L diesel vehicles produced between 2009 and 2015. And, just today, the EPA and the California Air Resources…
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The Wall Street Journal: Trump team considering another Goldman exec for key Treasury post
After tapping several Goldman Sachs Group Inc. alumni for senior economic posts, President-elect Donald Trump’s team is considering yet another for a key job at the Treasury Department.
FiveThirtyEight
There’s Almost No Way Energy Policy Can Satisfy Everyone
The U.S. Energy Information Administration released its 2017 Annual Energy Outlook on Thursday. The report models possible futures for energy-related statistics over the next 34 years — including the price of wind power, the amount of energy used by an office building, or the total amount of energy consumed…
Noisecreep
Slipknot Release Fan-Shot ‘Before I Forget’ Live Video, Corey Taylor Gets Called Out by Fan
Slipknot have compiled fan footage for a ‘Before I Forget’ live video from their 2015 Red Rocks show. Continue reading…
Big Think
France Just Radically Changed its Organ Donation Policy
Today, a person’s organs will be harvested, whether or not their family is against it.   Read More
Digital Trends
Optune noninvasive wearable device battles aggressive brain tumors
As a particularly aggressive brain tumor, it almost goes without saying that glioblastomas are scary things. Fortunately, patients are benefiting from a new technology that has only been available to them relatively recently.Called the Optune, it’s a wearable device that uses electrodes to send an AC…
Digital Trends
Rise of HDR and 4K on display in the top 5 monitors at CES 2017
While displays aren’t as glamorous or exciting as new CPUs, GPUs, virtual reality (VR) gaming, and augmented reality (AR) systems, they’re nevertheless the things that we stare at the most when using our PCs. Displays therefore probably have the most impact on the overall computing experience.If CES…
Popular Science
These boring wifi routers are actually the best tech to come out of CES
Technology They’ll protect the internet from all your dumb (sorry, smart) devices Antivirus companies are creating WiFi routers to secure IoT-connected devices.
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AI-Enhanced Wearables Offer Personal Fitness Coaching
We could all benefit from having personal coaches to keep track of the feed we eat and the exercise we take, to praise us for our efforts, and to cajole us into doing more.
Acquire
Nike’s Aeroreact technology fights changing conditions on the golf course
The fabric debuts in their new Aeroreact Polo.Nike’s latest athlete, Jason Day, will be hitting the green with their latest fabric technology, Aeroreact. The fabric was created to contend with ever-changing conditions on the course by taking advantage of a specially constructed yarn that dynamically…
Mashable
CineFix gives 2 million thank you’s to fans
Over the years, CineFix has grown to amass an ever-growing number of filmmaking fans. The team rings in the new year with a landmark of reaching more than 2 million subscribers. But it’s not for them. It’s for you!  Visit CineFix for more episodes and movie-related content. Fox’s ‘APB’ is the…
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Uber challenged on diversity by Jesse Jackson – CNET
The civil-rights leader calls on the ride-hailing company to release diversity figures on its workforce, as Apple, Facebook and others have done.
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Qualcomm says 5G is the biggest thing since electricity – CNET
Your next wireless boost is about more than faster movie-streaming. Qualcomm is buzzing about 5G as the key to our future connectivity.
PCWorld
5 devices we saw at CES that prove the smart home is getting weirder
The biggest takeaway from CES this year is that soon your entire house will be connected to the internet. Is that concerning? Yes. Is it kind of cool? Yes. Is it a couch potato’s idea of utopia? Yes, yes, and yes again.It’s not just that every appliance in your house will have a Wi-Fi connection (at…
PCWorld
Philips jumps on the Dolby Vision bandwagon with new TVs and a 4K UHD Blu-ray player
With Phillips announcement of 10 TVs and a 4K UHD Blu-ray player that support Dolby Vision HDR, the company joins a flood of vendors at CES 2017 embracing the standard—though the company did note that the feature will come later in the year via firmware updates. Philips-branded TVs with Dolby Vision…
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Pink Panther’s to do list
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TIL in order to qualify to be a police officer in Japan, the student must obtain a black belt in Judo. In addition, courses are given in calligraphy, flower arrangement, tea ceremony, poetry writing, and Japanese flute to sensitize a police officer to the artistic side of human nature.
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Punching bags would probably make pretty good hugging bags if you’d just calm down for a second.
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Metal Underground.com
Craven Idol Releasing “The Shackles Of Mammon”
Craven Idol just checked in with this update about releasing a new album and lining up a release show in April: “Our second album ‘The Shackles Of Mammon’ will be out on the 14th of April, 2017 via Dark Descent Records (LP CD MC). “Join us on Saturday 8th of April at London’s Black Heart for our…
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Trauma Confirmed For 70,000 Tons Of Metal 2017
U.S. group Trauma has been confirmed for the 2017 edition of the floating 70,000 Tons of Metal festival taking place on February 2nd – 6th. Drummer Kris Gustofson stated: “Trauma is delighted and honored to be playing on the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise with some of the best bands in metal. This is…
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Vesta Collide Streaming “I Can’t Sleep”
Vesta Collide will release “New Obsession” on January 20th, 2017. Today the band releases new song “I Can’t Sleep” ahead of that release – listen in below. The Detroit band is also embarking on a tour with West Virginia’s Curses (Imminence Records) in January, before heading out on the road with Alesana,…
Forbes – Markets
The Math Professor Who Beat Las Vegas And Wall Street
Legendary quantitative thinker and blackjack whiz Ed Thorp answers questions about his new book, a memoir of beating Las Vegas and Wall Street.
International Business Times
Wrongfully Accused Esteban Santiago Speaks Out After Fort Lauderdale Airport Mass Shooting
Esteban Santiago, 26, opened fire Friday at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport baggage claim area, gunning down 13 people. Hours later, a different Esteban Santiago in Miami was inundated with messages on social media asking whether he was the alleged shooter.
Bloomberg Business
Elon Musk Meets With Trump Team in NYC
Jan.06 — Tesla CEO Elon Musk is meeting with Steve Bannon and other aides to President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York City. Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli reports on “Bloomberg Markets.”
SlashGear
Riddell Precision-Fit tech uses 3D scanning for custom football helmets
The folks at Riddell have introduced Precision-Fit, a new technology that uses 3D scanning to create a custom-fit helmet liner tailored to an individual’s head shape and size. The personalized fit, obviously, results in personalized safety, helping maximize head protection while also enabling the wearer…
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Consumer apps that rely on Google Hangouts won’t work after April 25th
When Google launched Allo and Duo last year, it recast hangouts as a cross-platform chat app for enterprise customers. Now it’s making changes to help ensure that fate. A quiet update to the Google Hangouts FAQ reveals that the sun will set on the platform’s API in late April. Effectively, this means…
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Rule Breaker Investing Opens Up to Q&A for Entrepreneur Month
Rule Breaker Investing is back — this time with listener questions from Entrepreneur Month. In this episode, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner answers questions that cover everything from investing during a recession to strengths and weaknesses, quarterly earnings, and of course, his favorite board…
Lifehacker
Remains of the Day: Leaked Screenshots Reveal New Windows 10 Designs
Microsoft has plans to refresh the Windows 10 interface later this year with a few little tweaks and upgrades for the operating system. They’re not huge changes, but should make using the operating system a more pleasant experience. That and more in today’s news.MSPoweruser got ahold of some screenshots…
Zero Hedge
“Friends, Long Live” Duterte Tells Russian Navy, Hopes Moscow Will Become Philippines’ “Ally And Protector”
On Tuesday, in a surprising move confirming the ongoing pivot by the Philippines away from the US sphere of geopolitical influence, and toward the China-Russia axis, the Russian destroyer Admiral Tributs and sea tanker Boris Butomato unexpectedly arrived in the Philippines to conduct military training…
io9
So Why Do Action Movies Make Actresses Fight Like This?
I’ll admit to being dumb and not noticing this before, but action movies seem to make all actresses do the same move during a fight scene: the between the legs takedown. There’s different variations of it, of course, but the end result is almost always the same, someone ends up in between the action…
Business Insider
Trump statement differs from intelligence report on hacking affecting election outcome
A US intelligence report on Russian hacking did not state whether the Kremlin’s campaign to discredit Hillary Clinton affected the outcome of the election.
Digital Trends
‘Everything is connected’: ZTE CEO chats at CES about company’s future plans
ZTE U.S.A. CEO Lixin Cheng spoke with Digital Trends at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, saying the company takes a much more “grass-roots” approach to advertising — through word of mouth and through its great phones — and that strategy seems to be working. Cheng also spoke a little…
Digital Trends
Consumer Physics shows off just how its Star Trek tricorder-like tech works
At CES, getting on the public Wi-Fi can be a bit of a pain. We found that out during Consumer Physics CEO Dror Sharon’s visit to the DigitalTrends booth Thursday afternoon. But through the connectivity issues, we at least saw a glimpse of how its molecular scanning technology works.While the company…
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AirTV conveniently pairs streaming with over-the-air channels
With the plethora of TV streaming options, getting all of your content in one place can be a chore. At CES this week, Dish unveiled the AirTV: a 4K set-top box that handles Sling TV, Netflix, Android TV for other streaming apps and over-the-air channels. The $130 device also uses the Sling TV guide to…
Big Think
Immigrants Must Learn English and Take Allegiance Oath, Says Parliamentary Report
A report by UK’s parliamentary committee tackles the issue of non-integration in the country’s Muslim communities. Read More
Metal Underground.com
Afterlife Posts “Pain & Pleasure” Music Video
Florida alt metallers Afterlife just released a video for “Pain & Pleasure.” Watch the arresting visuals and hear the unforgettable track below. “Vicious Cycle,” the band’s debut EP for Stay Sick Recordings, is due out February 3rd and a video for the title track can be seen at this location….
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Enime Releases “Selling Fear” Lyric Video
Influenced by 80’s thrash giants like Exodus, Anthrax, and Metallica plus later-day heroes like Killswitch Engage, Enime’s music is heavy, articulate, clean, thrashy, and melodic. After unleashing debut album “Demon Inside” in July of 2016, the Montreal based metallers have premiered a new lyric video…
ArchDaily
The Paradise of Color / Atelier Alter
© Courtesy of Atelier Alter Architects: Atelier Alter Location: Fengtai, Beijing, China Chief Designers: Xiaojun Bu, Yingfan Zhang Design Team: Xiaojun Bu, Yingfan Zhang, Dehu Du, Zhenwei Li Area:…
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New York City’s closest nuclear power plant may close in five years
Earlier today, the New York Times reported that the Indian Point nuclear power plant will close by 2021. However, a spokesperson for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told the Times that the deal is not yet finalized. The Indian Point Energy Center is home to three nuclear reactors, only two of which…
Slashdot
WikiLeaks Threatens To Publish Twitter Users’ Personal Info
WikiLeaks said on Twitter earlier today that it wants to publish the private information of hundreds of thousands of verified Twitter users. The group said an online database would include such sensitive details as family relationships and finances. USA Today reports: “We are thinking of making an online…
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How Much Social Security Tax Do I Pay?
Social Security helps millions of seniors and disabled Americans stay afloat financially, but to fund the program, current workers all need to contribute a portion of their earnings. So just how much does Social Security take out of your check? The amount of Social Security tax you’re liable for will…
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2 Numbers PayPal Investors Should Watch
After years of strained relationships between itself and the major payment networks, PayPal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: PYPL) finally reached groundbreaking multiyear deals with both Mastercard Inc (NYSE: MA) and Visa Inc (NYSE: V) last year.Image source: PayPal Holdings IncContinue reading
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X-ray vision, hidden meanings and disease trackers: IBM’s 5 in 5 for 2017
While its late chairman Thomas Watson might have famously downplayed demand for computers back in the 1940s (to be fair, the machines he was referring to were clunky beasts that took up an entire room), that hasn’t stopped IBM from making predictions about future trends. Since 2005, the tech…
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Chesapeake Energy Can Deliver 30% Annual Gains
Lifehacker
Personalize Mugs, Plates, and Glassware Easily With Etching Cream
If you’re looking for a great gift idea, or you’re tired of your roommates using your stuff, get some etching cream. It’s super easy to make custom mugs, plates, glasses, and more with it.As Caylin Harris explains at The Kitchn, items personalized with sharpie or paint pens may not last forever if the…
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Boltt claims to be the fitness tracker to defeat them all
Indian startup Boltt is claiming to have a fitness tracking system so complete that it’ll force you to ditch your Fitbit, Jawbone or Moov system – all through the power of artificial intelligence (AI).The new company is offering a smart show, stride sensor and fitness band that it says will give 24-hour…
Forbes – Markets
10 Potential Black Swans And Opportunities For The US Economy In 2017
FILE – In this Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, President-elect Donald Trump attends a meeting at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla. As Trump shapes his policy agenda ahead of next month’s inauguration, he is trafficking in the same ambiguity that was a hallmark of his presidential campaign. But as…
Bloomberg
Baidu Joins BAIC as China Pushes for Homegrown Driverless Cars
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What I lack in skill, I make up for in bullets.
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It is 12 degrees outside and I left soap in my car and the water in the soap froze in clumps inside the gel.
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When the trees don’t render
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PCWorld
Watch out, GeForce Now: LiquidSky lets you stream PC games from the cloud for free
Nvidia’s newly announced GeForce Now won’t start streaming games from the cloud to your PC or Mac until March, but it already has a competitor that’s been quietly running in beta for months. After over 1.1 million beta sign-ups, LiquidSky is properly announcing its service to the world, along with…
PCWorld
This week in games: Elite Dangerous encounters aliens, The Long War comes to XCOM 2, and more
Welcome back! I hope you all had a nice holiday, if you celebrate anything in December, or at least got to burn through part of your backlog as we trudged through one of the slower months of the year. Need some recommendations? You can always go back and look at our Games of the Year and Games You Might…
The Awesomer
The Future of Cities
LinkOscar Boyson traveled around the world to interview people working to create new cities or improve existing ones under a humane and optimistic mindset: that real estate companies and governments will build cities not for buildings or cars, but for people. More Awesome Stuff: LEGO Jeep Wrangler…
Zero Hedge
City Of Dallas Looks To “Clawback” Ill-Gotten Pension Gains From Police
Almost exactly one month after taking the unprecedented step of suspending withdrawals from the Dallas Police and Fire Pension (DPFP), the Dallas city council is looking to “clawback” what it views as ill-gotten interest payments made to pensioners to the tune of roughly $1 billion. Of course, we have…
RT – Daily news
Russia will win energy and diplomacy games this year
The last months of 2016 brought strategic largesses for Russia from three ‘rather unfriendly corners’ – the US, Japan and Qatar, Forbes magazine wrote. Those benefits will allow Russia to play from a position of ‘enormous’ strength this year, it added. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Bitcoin under Trump could triple in value, Saxo Bank predicts
The cryptocurrency bitcoin could triple in value this year thanks to US President-elect Donald Trump’s “spending binge,” according to a report from Saxo Bank which said the value of bitcoin could hit over $2,100. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gizmodo
In 2017 the TV Is Just a Fancy Ass Computer Display
We’ve seen some incredible TVs at CES this year: Stunning screens that practically melt your eyeballs. But the real stars of the show haven’t been the displays. Instead, the TVs are remarkable for their designs. The coolest TVs of CES 2017 pulled all the guts of the TV out of the display hardware, and…
Metal Underground.com
Darkest Hour Posts New Song “Timeless Numbers”
Darkest Hour, which recently announced the March 10th release of ninth album “Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora” via Southern Lord Recordings, today shares a second song from the 12-track album. Check out “Timeless Numbers” below. “This song, like ‘Knife in the Safe Room,’ has a dual meaning,”…
The Gadget Flow
Triby Smart Portable Speaker
Head towards a whole new form of home entertainment with the Triby Smart Portable Speaker. This voice-controlled speaker comes with a built-in Alexa Voice Service. As a result, you can ask it to perform any task you prefer. Whether it’s about asking for the news or setting alarms, this speaker can do…
International Business Times
Is Esteban Santiago A Terrorist Or Mentally Ill? What We Know About Fort Lauderdale Shooter
Esteban Santiago, the alleged shooter who killed five people at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport Friday, was a member of the Alaska Army National Guard until August, an Anchorage NBC affiliate reported.  He was also a member of the Puerto Rico National Guard, the Telegraph said.
Acquire
Klipsch brings back a home audio legend
The Forte returns in its third iteration.Responding to popular demand, Klipsch is bringing back a home audio favorite, the Forte. Originally released in 1989, the speaker ceased production in 1996 and returns this year in its third iteration as part of the brand’s Heritage line. Made in Hope, Arkansas,…
Metal Underground.com
Ethmebb Posts New Single
Ethmebb just released first single “A La Recherche De La Découverte De La Quête Pour Trouver Le Saint Grind,” taken from new album “La Quête Du Saint Grind.” Check it out in the SoundCloud player below. La Quête Du Saint Grind” will drop January 13th, 2017. Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
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A New Year, Possible New Directions For The Energy Recap
VentureBeat
Clash of Clans gets big backer as gamers try to reverse Iran ban
GUEST: Last week, a flurry of reports came in about the decision made by the Attorney General in Iran, Dr. Abdolsamad Khoramabadi, to ban Supercell’s Clash of Clans, after his office received the recommendation by the Committee for Determining Instances of Criminal Content. The content was determined…
VentureBeat
Facebook says people sent 63 billion WhatsApp messages on New Year’s Eve
Facebook-owned WhatsApp today announced that people sent 63 billion messages on New Year’s Eve, setting a new record for the app that lets people have chats and make voice and video calls. Within those 63 billion messages, there were 7.9 billion images and 2.4 billion videos, a WhatsApp spokesperson…
VentureBeat
Hydrao Loop is a smart showerhead that saves you water
French startup Smart & Blue believes that we don’t realize how much water we use in the shower. And so it has made a product that tells us just how much water is running down the drain while we’re singing a little too long. The Hydrao Loop measures water usage in the shower and lets you know how…
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Rubbermaid Commercial Heavy-Duty Service Cart $109.99
Rubbermaid Commercial Heavy-Duty Service Cart $109.99
TechCrunch
This Fisher-Price stationary bike with a tablet attached feels kind of inevitable
 The Think & Learn SmartCycle is already getting a mixed reaction. In the five or so minutes I stood in front of Fisher-Price’s booth at tonight’s CES kickoff event, reactions ranged from excited to confused to downright disappointed in the human race. And indeed, it’s easy to see why someone might…
Digital Trends
Frozen flight: U.K.’s Royal Navy tests a 3D-printed drone in the Antarctic
On the whole, drones have gotten a lot tougher since they first arrived on the market. However, perhaps no consumer-facing drone can quite match up to the one currently being tested by the British Royal Navy: a 3D-printed UAV, able to land belly-first on the water like a seaplane, which was recently…
PCWorld
This robot can beat you at chess, then serve you coffee
I’ve never played chess, but the chess-playing robot manning the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) booth at CES made it look easy.   To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
PCWorld
CyberPower showed some sweet gaming PCs at CES
PC maker CyberPower used CES 2017 to show off some sweet gaming rigs. First up was a new version of its Pro Streamer. This is a dual PC designed for the convenience of the Twitch-erati, who need one PC to play on and another to stream. CyberPower also fixed a big peeve we had with the last version:…
PCWorld
Ockel crams Windows 10 into a pocket-sized touchscreen PC
A little-known company called Ockel wants to put a touchscreen Windows 10 PC in your pocket.At CES 2017, Ockel was showing off an extremely rough prototype of its Sirius A mini-PC, which was funded on Indiegogo late last year with more than $443,000 raised. The device is small enough to fit in a pocket…
Business Insider
Everything you need to know about mass shootings in America
The random nature of indiscriminate gunfire unleashed without warning is all the more frightening because it can happen anywhere.
RT – Daily news
NASA releases rare photo of Earth & Moon, as seen from Mars (PHOTO)
NASA have released a rare detailed photo of the Earth and the moon, as seen from Mars some 127 million miles (205 km) away. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The first Hyperloop test is now just months away
2016 was a big year for Hyperloop One as the company inched ever closer to proving its near-supersonic travel tubes work. At the same time, the business tweaked its plans, intending to become more of a platform and less of a train company. As 2017 approaches, it’s readying its a three-kilometer test…
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Clothing : Flash Tech Hoodie
Become the Fastest Fan Alive If you run so fast you look like a red streak, people can’t really appreciate the details. Like the high neck on this zipper-front hoodie. The thumbholes. All the pockets. And the outline of the Flash logo on the back. Slow down and show it all off! $59.99
Fool.com Headlines
How to Sign Up for a TradeStation Online Brokerage Account: A Step-by-Step Guide
Image source: Getty Images.Setting up an online brokerage account may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Most online brokerage applications are easy to understand, but if you need help with the process, The Motley Fool’s got your back. We’ve put together a series of how-to articles…
Forbes – Markets
Blackstone’s $9.6 Billion Bet On The U.S. Housing Recovery Files To Go Public
Blackstone’s big bet on the U.S. residential real estate recovery is planning to list on stock markets in an initial public offering that may fetch a valuation north of $5 billion.
Forbes – Markets
4 Reasons The Trump Rally Has No Legs
President-elect Donald Trump, left, accompanied by Trump Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, right, and Retired Gen. Michael Flynn, a senior adviser to Trump, center, speaks to members of the media at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) US equity markets are…
CNET News.com
The new Bentley Continental Supersports is a 700-horsepower British behemoth – Roadshow
It’s the fastest four-seater ever built, according to Bentley. ‘Nuff said.
BBC News – World
John Kerry surprised by Theresa May criticism on Israel
Katty Kay presses outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry on his Israel speech, the Russia hacking allegations, and other topics from his tenure.
Master Feed : The Atlantic
The Atlantic Daily: The Tangled Web
What We’re FollowingThe Russia Report: The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has released a declassified version of its report on Russian interference with the U.S. election, following a Senate hearing on the subject yesterday. The report concludes that while hackers did not attempt to…
Scientific American Content: Global
Hair Cells Could Heal Skin Sans Scars
Hair follicles appear to be key in reprogramming other cells in the wound, restoring the original skin architecture, instead of simply scarring. Christopher Intagliata reports.  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
WIRED
Delicious Non-Boozy Beer, Wine, and Spirits for Dry January
Pro-tip for surviving Dry January: Find alternatives you can get excited about. The post Delicious Non-Boozy Beer, Wine, and Spirits for Dry January appeared first on WIRED.
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
CES 2017: The Best Apple Related Accessories
Apple may not take part in the annual Consumer Electronics Show, but the event is still filled with all kinds of Apple-related accessories from third-party vendors. Some aren’t so great or are the same old thing, but others are novel, fun, and bring something new to the table. For this video, we…
Zero Hedge
NYC Homelessness Record High Despite Falling Unemployment Rate
Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Salil Mehta at Statistical Ideas investigates the homeless rate in New York City. Mehta notes the streets are flourishing with a severe homelessness problem that’s escalating briskly despite a falling unemployment rate. Please consider a The Empire City…
Zero Hedge
President Obama Is No Military Marvel
Via TheDailyBell   Obama awarded Pentagon’s medal for distinguished public service Sarah Palin criticized the decision, saying “this is what happens when you grow up thinking every kid gets a trophy.” -Washington Post President Barrack Obama recently received a medal from the Department…
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Here’s what the first wave of Windows 10 VR headsets look like
Since their tease during Microsoft’s big Surface Studio and Windows 10 Creators Update event in New York back in October, we’ve been waiting to see exactly what these Windows 10 VR headsets running Windows Holographic will look like when they begin launching later this year alongside that very operating…
Bloomberg
Heres a Taste of the Weird and Wonderful Inventions at CES 2017
Gizmodo
Razer’s Project Ariana Is the Biggest Gaming Idea We’ve Seen in a While
VR is cool. VR is expensive. VR is not quite ready for our frail little bodies. So let’s forget about VR and get excited about other hyper immersive gaming experiences—like Razer’s new concept, Project Ariana, a 4K projector that splashes entire virtual worlds onto the wall of your home.Read more…
Digital Trends
DT Daily: CES 2017 continues with pet tech, hotel video, and chip injections
Welcome to the second day of the CES 2017 edition of DT Daily. We’re here to get you up to speed on some of the biggest tech we’ve seen in Las Vegas this week.Watch Digital Trends’ experts Steph Stricklen and Greg Nibler and special guest David Cogan from The Unlockr share their reactions to the hottest…
Business Insider
Obama on the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: ‘These tragedies have happened too often’
The president yet again had to issue a statement on a mass shooting.
Fool.com Headlines
Will Comcast Dethrone Walt Disney as Box Office King in 2017?
Followers of the movie industry know that in Hollywood, success is often cyclical. One year of stellar performance at the box office is often followed by a weaker showing as franchises come and go and audiences change their tastes.Unless, that is, you are Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS), which managed to dominate…
io9
Lucasfilm’s President Had Final Say on Rogue One’s CG Characters 
The story behind the CG characters in Rogue One is something we’re all dying to know more about. So far, there’s little not covered in this link or this link, but I had one lingering question to ask John Knoll when I spoke to him today.Read more…
RT – Daily news
Property rental mogul bans ‘plumbers, battered wives & low income workers’
A British housing tycoon, once said to have owned 1,000 homes in the Kent area, has released the rental criteria for his property and he does not want single mothers, battered wives and plumbers as tenants. Read Full Article at RT.com
Next Big Future
F-35 could be cancelled or cut back in huge political fight in January and February. National Reviews urges Trump to Cancel F35
Mike Fredenburg at the National Review urges Trump to cancel the F35. His arguments are* negotiating a better price on incomplete, crippled fighters will not save taxpayers any money in the long run — because the prices being negotiated between Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon are prices designed to…
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LG put Alexa in a refrigerator and it seems like a great idea
Alongside a load of new TVs, you can count on all the big tech companies to roll out new smart appliances every year at CES. LG is no exception, adding Amazon’s Alexa to its line of Smart InstaView refrigerators. We’ve seen previous versions of the fridge with huge touchscreens in the door, but this…
Mashable
Twitter is totally creeped out by Paul Ryan’s logo
Note to the House GOP: If people automatically associate your speaker’s logo with the Nazi party, even though it resembles a symbol used for years by that office, it might be time for a regroup. On Friday, Twitter user @EricVespe noticed Paul Ryan’s new logo on speaker.gov, which shows an eagle with…
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Libertarian Party Suit Against FEC For Restrictions on How it Can Spend Its Donations to Proceed
The Libertarian Party’s National Committee (LNC) is suing the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) over aspects of the Federal Elections Campaign Act (FECA) that they say unjustly and unconstitutionally prohibit it from using contributions over a certain limit for the purposes they want to use them….
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Autonomous cars are ‘the vaccine that will cure deaths on the road’, says industry figurehead – “For each day that we can accelerate connected and autonomous vehicles, we will save 3300 people a day.”
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Someone should design a t-shirt where the bottom couple inches are made of that silky glasses-cleaning fabric.
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Man of Many
Leica Ultravid Safari Edition Binoculars are a Cool $1,500
If you’re interested in a top shelf binocular, maybe even the best binocular available, look no further. A higher powered binocular for birding than this will not be easy to find. The Leica Ultravid HD 10×42 Binocular is perfect for spotting exotic animals on safari or any other type of adventure. Let’s…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
the eli ZERO aims to transform how we engage with our cities
the eli ZERO wants to change we think about transport. The post the eli ZERO aims to transform how we engage with our cities appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Zero Hedge
“Depressed” Millennials Are Convinced The Trump Economy Is Going To Implode
When asked about the economic outlook for America, millennials were the only generation to predict 2017 would be worse than 2016. As Bloomberg reports, the feeling of impending doom wasn’t exclusively reserved for 2017: about a third of millennials surveyed said they don’t think they’ll have enough money…
Next Big Future
Air Force getting bids for defensive lasers on fighter jets
The US Air Force (USAF) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) related to its efforts to field a laser-based self-protection system for its tactical combat aircraft.The laser will be housed in a supersonic flight-capable pod to be developed under the Laser Pod Research and Development (LPRD) contract.The…
Digital Trends
KEF’s LS50 Wireless speakers: Our first take
Something old and something new is KEF’s motto at CES 2017, as the company has given its popular LS50 bookshelf speakers a modern upgrade for the new KEF LS50 Wireless active speakers.Before we proceed, we should clarify for those unaware that wireless is a relative term in this case. Like virtually…
Business Insider
Some common-sense ways we can address health disparities in different communities
Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesThe racial health gap in the United States is well-documented. The gap starts with the infant mortality rate (11.1 blacks vs. 5.1 whites per 1,000) and extends to almost any health domain. Compared to whites, blacks live shorter and live fewer years free of illness. Blacks develop…
Digital Trends
The machines ham it up once again: The best robots of CES 2017
Ever since Robot B-9 made his appearance in Lost in Space, mankind has dreamed of a fleet of helper-bots to tend to our needs, and more importantly, relieve our day-to-day monotony. At at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, a slew of new innovation was put on parade for our gawking…
Business Insider
It’s official — the 2016 Word of the Year is ‘dumpster fire’
One word simply wasn’t enough to describe 2016.
Business Insider
The US dropped more than 26,000 bombs in 2016 — here is where they went
The majority of the weapons were dropped in Syria (12,192) and Iraq (12,095).
SlashGear
Grillbot Pro debuts with Bluetooth 4.0 and grill cleaning cartridge
There’s a new cleaning robot on the market, and it is called the Grillbot Pro. Building upon the previously launched Grillbot, the Grillbot Pro features Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity for advanced grill-cleaning powers, enabling the robot to connect to your mobile device where you can then utilize certain…
TechCrunch
Polaroid’s Pop returns the brand to its iconic instant format
 Polaroid had a hit on its hands with the Snap. The device marked the perfect marriage between an iconic brand and new technologies, re-developing the once novel phenomenon of instant film for an early 21 century millennial crowd. According to a rep I spoke with, the brand can’t keep the thing on the…
Gizmodo
I Am Lusting Over Sony’s New Paper-Thin E Ink Watch
Despite the added functionality that manufacturers keep trying to cram inside them, watches have always been, and will always be, a fashion accessory first. And that’s why we’re lusting over this new concept E Ink watch from Sony that can instantly change its design, but is also thinner than a credit…
TechCrunch
Baidu and China’s BAIC Motor developing Level 3 autonomous cars
 At CES on Friday, Baidu announced a partnership with Chinese passenger vehicle maker BAIC Motor, to work together on a developing smart car tech, and Level 3 autonomous driving in particular. Vehicles resulting from this partnership with Level 3 autonomy will be entering road tests by the end of 2017,…
Bloomberg
Princes Estate Said Near Accords Needed to Stream Hit Records
Mashable
The most dad-ass dad sneaker of all time just became even more dad
No disrespect to the Steph Curry signature sneaker that melted the internet last June, but Nike’s Air Monarch IV has always been the most dad-ass dad shoe.  Now — thanks to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, who leads Seattle into the NFL Playoffs this weekend — the Air Monarch just became even more dad….
International Business Times
What Is ‘White Hispanic’? Fort Lauderdale Shooter Esteban Santiago’s Ethnicity Sets Twitter Abuzz
After Esteban Santiago, the alleged shooter who killed five people at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport Friday, was labeled “white Hispanic,” Twitter discussed the meaning of the term. With thousands of mentions, “white Hispanic” soon became the top-trending Twitter term of the day.
The Next Web
BACtrack Skyn is the first wearable to show how drunk you are in real-time
Ever wish a wearable could tell you when you might have had too much? The ability to see  how drunk you are in any given situation could certainly come in handy when it’s time to decide if you’ll be having ‘just one more.’ What is it? BACtrack Skyn is a wearable that can act on its own, or with an Apple…
BBC News – World
Poaching footballers in an MG
The story of a couple on a secret mission to recruit footballers at the height of Algeria’s fight for independence.
Zero Hedge
Worst. Recovery. Ever.
As the champagne glasses clink in Washington over a record-breaking streak of job growth on record (as the percent of the population employed slumped), and the fastest wage growth since the start of the recovery (for managers), we just wanted to remind a few blinkered media types that Obama’s “recovery”…
Bloomberg Business
Gold Traders Most Bullish in a Year
Jan.06 — Bloomberg’s Eddie van der Walt discusses why traders are bullish on gold and where prices will go under the new Trump administration. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Close.”
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Untethering the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift with KwikVR’s wireless adapter
While VR is prevalent at CES 2017, we haven’t seen much tech this year that pushes the emerging space forward. One of the few exceptions is KwikVR, an adapter that takes wired, PC-based headsets like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift and makes them wireless. New Atlas took KwikVR for a spin… …
io9
Kick Off Your Weekend With Vin Diesel Skiing in a Jungle 
It’s almost the weekend, time to jump into it like you were Vin Diesel skiing in a jungle.Read more…
Digital Trends
Dedication that’s more than skin deep: Watch a DT editor get a chip implant
When you want to find out the latest on emerging technologies, you turn to Digital Trends’ Cool Tech editor Drew Prindle. And when you need a guinea pig to try out those same technologies — no matter the pain required — well, Prindle’s there for that, too. As those who watched Digital Trends’ live-stream…
Digital Trends
Energous will bring true wireless charging to the masses later this year
Wireless charging is a nebulous term. Despite the implication of over-the-air energy transfer between two or more devices, it’s commonly used to describe technologies that require physical contact to initiate power transfer. Qi, a common standard in smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches, is one such…
RT – Daily news
‘It’s over’: Desperate protests in Congress fail to prevent Trump presidency
Donald Trump has been officially confirmed as the 45th President of the US after a joint session of Congress certified the votes of the Electoral College, sweeping away a myriad of attempts to contest the validity of his election triumph. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Urbanisation signal detected in evolution, study shows
Scientists discover a ‘clear signal’ of urbanisation in the evolution of organisms around the globe.
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The Smartcane alerts your family in case of a fall
Against the backdrop of flashy TV screens and futuristic cars, it’s hard for a company to make an impression with a smart walking stick. But the Dring Smartcane, from French startup Nov’in, made its mark at CES this year. The company wants to bring the centuries-old mobility tool into the digital age…
Business Insider
Here’s why sugar could be the world’s most popular drug
It eases pain, seems to be addictive and shows every sign of causing long-term health problems.
CNET News.com
The Furrion Prosthesis is the giant racing mech you’ve always wanted – Roadshow
My inner middle-schooler is geeking out so hard right now.
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Casio’s new smartwatch is a chunky beast made for the outdoors
Android Wear 2.0 was supposed to arrive a long time ago, but we’ve just gotten our first look at it in the wild thanks to Casio’s just-announced WSD-F20 smartwatch. Well, almost: The watches on display at CES were working, but only running demo software. But we were able to swipe around the watch’s interface,…
PCWorld
Hyundai’s wearable robots could make you superhuman
Hyundai’s wearable robots are an experiment—the company’s far better known for its automobiles, of course. But the three we saw at CES in Las Vegas gave intriguing glimpses of how Hyundai’s mechanical know-how could help humans become almost, well, superhuman. We saw an exoskeleton designed to support…
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Website for Google searches that gives you the search results for what the person before you searched for
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Bloomberg Politics
Le Pen Says Brexit Isn’t Disaster and France Should Be Next
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said the U.K. economy is weathering Brexit, giving her confidence to seek an immediate renegotiation of France’s relationship with the European Union if elected.
Zero Hedge
The Case Against Fed Reform
Submitted by Tho Bishop via The Mises Institute, This week the 115th Congress was sworn in, and there are some indications that Fed reform may be on the agenda. The combination of populist anger fueled by Ron Paul’s Presidential campaigns and the 2008 financial crisis coupled with the repeated failings…
Digital Trends
PIQ, Everlast team up on AI that helps boxers train, deliver a knockout punch
Artificial intelligence has been making its way into sports wearables thanks to PIQ Sport Intelligence. Now it has teamed with Everlast, the world leader in boxing gear, to bring its technology to boxing. Together, the two companies will launch an app and the world’s first artificial intelligence wearable…
Digital Trends
Weekly rewind: CES pandemonium, BlackBerry’s back, a useful exoskeleton
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of this week’s top 10 tech stories, from everything that happened at CES 2017 to the new BlackBerry…
RollingStone.com: Music
Ciara Drops Defamation Suit Against Future
Ciara dropped her $15 million defamation suit against her ex-fiancé Future Friday, a year after the singer first accused the rapper of slander.Ciara’s defamation suit was dismissed with prejudice, meaning the singer couldn’t re-file the lawsuit against Future in the future, TMZ reports.Reps for Future…
Mashable
CineFix hits 2 million YouTube subscribers
If there was one cool thing from 2016, it’s all of you 2 million fans supporting CineFix on YouTube! Thanks for a great start to the new year in crossing this bridge.  Visit CineFix for more episodes and movie-related content. Read more…More about Youtube Stars, Youtube, Thank You, 2 Million Subscribers,…
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Sennheiser’s wireless headphones give Bose some competition
When it comes to noise-cancelling headphones, Bose is widely regarded as best in class, with its QuietComfort 35s doing a stellar job at blocking out unwanted distractions. Here at CES, Sennheiser has its own wireless model with active noise cancellation: the HD 4.50BTNC. Naturally we wanted to see how…
NYT > Business Day
Issaquah Journal: He Fixes Cracked Spines, Without an Understudy
Donald Vass has been mending books in the Seattle area for 26 years, but his craft is a fading one.
Zero Hedge
The High Life: Here Are The States Where The Most People Are Tokin’ Up
After a slew of states across the country have decided to legalize medical and/or recreational use of marijuana, the Washington Post decided to take a look at the impact this new legislation has had on weed consumption by state.  Ironically the map looks a lot like the 2016 electoral college map with…
Fool.com Headlines
What Is the Payout Ratio?
The payout ratio is a metric that can be used to assess the sustainability of a stock’s dividend payments. In general, a lower payout ratio indicates that a company’s dividend has room to grow and could withstand a drop in profits, while a high payout ratio could be a sign of an impending dividend cut.Image…
RT – Daily news
DEA knocked for ‘wasteful’ marijuana raids in states where it is legal
The Drug Enforcement Administration is being criticized for marijuana raids in states where the drug is legal, prompting lawmakers to complain that the agency’s eradication program is wasting millions of taxpayer dollars. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
‘They’re kidding, right?’ Social media unimpressed by intel report on Russia ‘hacking’ US election
The US intelligence community have released their findings that supposedly prove Russian interference in the US presidential election with 7 of the 13 page brief dedicated to RT and its influence on the campaign. Twitter reacted accordingly. Read Full Article at RT.com
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How little snow it takes to cancel school in Arkansas
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“Can you tell us why you dismissed this ad?” Yeah…because it was an ad.
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My aunt worked as a costumer on some movies back in the 70s. Here’s her reference polaroids and notes for Carrie Fisher in Blues Brothers.
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Coldstream Guard Makes Little Boy’s Birthday Wish Come True
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Broken Landscape – Gordan Lederer Memorial / NFO + Petar Barišić
© Bosnić+Dorotić Architects: NFO, Petar Barišić Location: Čukur Brdo, Hrvatska Kostajnica, Croatia Architect In Charge: NFO (Kata Marunica, architect, Nenad Ravnić, architect.) + prof.Petar Barišić Project…
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Apple forced to pull LinkedIn from Russian App Store due to court ruling
Not even a week after being requested to pull The New York Times app from the Chinese Apple App Store, both Apple and Google will have to pull the LinkedIn app from their respective app stores. According to The New York Times, the removal comes after a court ruled that LinkedIn had violated Russia’s…
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Deepest X-ray image to date uncovers a black hole bonanza
Believe it or not, that’s not a star field you’re looking at. Researchers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to produce an X-ray image of space (the deepest-ever X-ray, in fact) that has uncovered an abundance of supermassive black holes — they represent 70 percent of the objects in the picture…
Business Insider
5 reasons why the North Dakota pipeline fight will continue in 2017
It remains possible that the two-year-long Environmental Impact Assessment will not ultimately respect the involvement of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.
Zero Hedge
The False Economic Recovery Narrative Will Die In 2017
Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, Yes, the narrative of the “new normal” has been around for so long now that many people have simply grown used to it. The assumption is that the fiscal “new normal” has become the fiscal “normal,” and though the fundamentals continue to strain under the…
VentureBeat
Awesome Games Done Quick is back to raise money to fight cancer — 5 speedruns to watch
One of my favorite times of the year is coming up: Awesome Games Done Quick. AGDQ is a week-long marathon of speedruns, which has gamers beating their favorite games as quickly as possible. The event broadcasts live on Twitch starting Sunday, all while taking donations for the Prevent Cancer Foundation….
VentureBeat
A vicious new malware is targeting Mac computers
Apple computer users should be extra diligent when surfing the web. For the past few weeks, people have been tricked into visiting a phony website embedded with malware that can freeze Apple computers, according to a report this week by the cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes. When Apple users visit the…
Fast Company
Apple Watch Sales Were Way Up Over The Holidays, Slice Data Shows
The device saw a huge spike in online sales over Cyber Weekend, particularly on Black Friday. The device saw a huge spike in online sales over Cyber Weekend, particularly on Black Friday.Apple CEO Tim Cook promised big Apple Watch Sales during the holiday season, and new data from…
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High and dry: Holiday demand for weed empties Alaska’s shelves
Nearly all cannabis shops in Alaska are temporarily shuttered after the holiday rush depleted their weed stocks. The shortage has strained the state’s entire supply, leaving dispensaries scrambling to find an alternative. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The Engadget Podcast Ep 22: Filmore Jive
Senior editor Aaron Souppouris, senior HD editor Richard Lawler and senior editor Mat Smith join host Terrence O’Brien to talk about the tech announcements at CES that will shape 2017. Just like every year, it’s a big TV show. LG, Samsung, Sony and plenty others came with their biggest and brightest…
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Watch NVIDIA’s GeForce stream ‘Mass Effect Andromeda’ to Facebook
Game streaming is about to get a lot simpler for NVIDIA GeForce video card owners with the company’s new integration with Facebook Live. We got a chance to see the feature in action at CES, and it works as advertised. NVIDIA reps were able to quickly shoot some footage from the much-anticipated Mass…
PCWorld
Honda’s amazing Riding Assist motorcycle won’t fall over
Honda has developed a self-balancing technology for motorbikes that keeps them upright. The system, which is still in the prototype stage, could reduce the number of motorcycle accidents in slow-moving traffic.Called Riding Assist, it involved the bike making tiny adjustments of its front wheel, moving…
Business Insider
New bill could force states to allow visiting gun owners to pack heat without a permit
The bill backed language that allows gun owners to sue municipalities, police forces, and even individuals, that prohibits them from carrying a concealed gun.
TechCrunch
Crunch Report | DJI Opens its Wallet for Hasselblad
CES 2017 day two, Campbell Brown to help Facebook News Publishers, DJI opens its wallet for Hasselblad, and Indiegogo goes equity and goods. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
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TIL the American Army during WWI employed champion Skeet Shooters to protect the trenches by shooting enemy grenades out of midair and deflecting them
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Dr. Samsung tried to fix my face
No, I’m not holding a phone. The thing I’m holding in my hand above is analyzing my skin for its hydration levels, redness and melanin. Even better, it’s going to try and fix any issues with a combination of light therapy and “micro-needle” patches filled with skin goodness. Make me beautiful, Samsung….
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Trump Nominees’ Filings Threaten to Overwhelm Federal Ethics Office
Rex W. Tillerson’s financial disclosure, showing the stocks and other assets he has to sell off to avoid conflicts, is among a wave of filings for what may be the wealthiest cabinet in modern history.
NYT > Business Day
Dialysis Chains Receive Subpoenas Related to Premium Assistance
Fresenius and DaVita reported receiving requests from the Justice Department along with a charity, the American Kidney Fund.
Jetson Green
Tallest Modular Tower Completed in Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY, or more precisely 461 Dean Street, is now the site of the tallest modular tower in the world according to the company that built it. It’s also apparently the only modular tower of its kind in the world. It was designed by the firm SHoP Architects, and envisioned by project developer Forest…
Bloomberg Business
What to Expect From China in 2017
Jan.06 — Bloomberg’s Mark Cudmore reports on inflation risks and the economic outlook for China in 2017. He speaks on “What’d You Miss?”
Business Insider
The big problem with Trump’s aggressive position on China
China’s not the problem. America’s traditional short-sightedness is the problem.
Business Insider
Here are some gadgets sweeping the sleep-tech market
Experts agree that to make sleep products more effective, consumer tech companies have to give users a way to make their personal data matter.
Business Insider
Here are the TSA’s rules for transporting guns and ammunition through US airports
In 2015, the TSA discovered 2,653 firearms in carry-on bags and 2,198 of those — that’s 80 percent — were loaded.
BBC News – World
FBI: ‘We have not ruled out terrorism’
Five people have been shot dead by a gunman at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida.
TechCrunch
TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield finalists are BloomLife, Pillar Technologies, Siren Care and Stratio
 Over the past two days, 13 startups have taken the stage at TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield. Now our editorial team has finished deliberating with the expert judges (seriously, expert) and chosen four finalists who will be competing for the big prize of $50,000, as well as a trophy that we like to…
RT – Daily news
Lawmaker removes painting in US Capitol that portrays police as pigs
A painting depicting cops as pigs amid the violence and frustration of the 2014 Ferguson protests and riots no longer hangs in the halls of the US Capitol. A congressman took it down after several police departments called for the art piece to be removed. Read Full Article at RT.com
Joe’s Daily
Connected Homes Are Getting a Major Security Upgrade
Whether it was your intention or not, chances are you already have a smart home. A “smart home” doesn’t have to be a fully connected home either, with digital thermostats, smart lights and digital locks. It can be something as simple as your smart TV. And if this year’s CES is any indication well,…
Financial Times
Five reasons why investors are buckling up for 2017
The investment industry is positioning itself for seismic change this year
Business Insider
The GOP senator who could end up saving Obamacare
He is one of a few Republicans who are wary of replacing Obamacare with a more expensive alternative.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Hubble charts path of the Voyager probes out of the Solar System
As NASA’s Voyager 1 and 2 unmanned deep space probes head out of the Solar System, they are in territory that is the very definition of “uncharted.” To help fill in the map, the Hubble Space Telescope is charting their path in order to learn more about the mysterious regions of deep space… …
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Nothing dumb about it: Samsung’s Welt smart belt tracks key health predictor
If someone tried to sell you a smart belt, you might roll your eyes and mumble something about consumer technology flying off the rails. But Welt, a product incubated in Samsung’s C-Lab program, is one of the smartest wearable health-tracking products yet… Continue Reading Nothing dumb…
Mises Institute
Week in Review: January 7, 2017
A A Tags The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksHome | Feed | Blog.rssWeek in Review: January 7, 2017 0 Views What does 2017 have in store? Our attention will be directed toward the Fed and other central banks, as the world’s financial elites try to navigate through increasingly volatile…
Mises Institute
Will Automation Make us Poor?
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssThe EntrepreneurU.S. HistoryWill Automation Make us Poor? Political Theory 0 Views Automation has become a huge concern in recent years. With computer algorithms getting more and more sophisticated, machines are becoming increasingly able to do jobs that…
Digital Trends
Watch us blend smoothies with the Yeti Lithium power station at CES 2017
It’s been a big week for Goal Zero at the Consumer Electronics Show. First, the company unveiled innovative power stations with lightweight lithium batteries, and then it took the wraps off new solar panels, as well as its first ever gas-powered generator. Each of these products is due out later this…
Digital Trends
Welcome to London: Airbnb is using Twitter live 360 video to showcase travel spots
Airbnb is one of the first brands to jump on Twitter’s recently launched live 360 video feature. The online accommodation marketplace is tapping its hosts and local insiders to showcase a selection of homes and experiences currently available to book as part of its recently launched “Trips” initiative….
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Library cat outlasts councilman that wanted him gone
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Judge denies bond for 4 in Facebook Live beating
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Confined Water at Fahrenheit -451
Scientists discovered a new kind of water molecule whose shape has been altered to conform to the symmetry of the environment in which it is trapped.
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Two Google Home bots engage in a duel of words
A team of Twitch streamers have pitted one Google Home against another in bot showdown that has attracted 777,000 visitors to date. They’re streaming the voice-guided assistants’ banter on their “seebotschat” channel, which has a peak concurrent view…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
john grade sculpts ‘spur’ from digital scans of lava tubes
the form of the sculpture is drawn from lava tubes under the surface of craters of the moon national monument in idaho. The post john grade sculpts ‘spur’ from digital scans of lava tubes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
A Brief History of Humankind’s Desperate Attempts to Stay Fit
Having trouble sticking to your exercise routine? Don’t feel bad. Just look at our long drawn-out relationship with exercise gear—from discus to Thighmaster to jBells.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
The His-and-Hers Kitchen
To prevent the clash of too many cooks, kitchens are growing bigger and more complex.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
Russia Announces Syria Drawdown
Despite the announced withdrawal, Russia has said its support for the government of President Bashar al- and its campaign against ‘terrorism’ in Syria will continue.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
White House Warns Against Chinese Investment in U.S. Chip Industry
The Obama administration said that the U.S. must bolster protection of the American semiconductor industry as a national security imperative against a Chinese plan to dominate the sector.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
Marines Returning to Afghanistan’s Helmand Province
The Pentagon will deploy approximately 300 U.S. Marines to southern Afghanistan beginning in the spring, a return of those forces to the part of the country where they previously engaged in heated combat.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
Spy-Agency Revamp Reflects Michael Flynn’s Influence
Donald Trump’s aggressive skepticism of the intelligence community and of the quality of national intelligence clearly echoes the views of Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, his pick for national-security adviser.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
Chinese Sub’s Malaysian Port Call Signals Regional Power Shift
A Chinese attack submarine made an unprecedented stopover in Malaysia this week in a rare public display of China’s expanding undersea force and a further sign of power realignment in Southeast Asia.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
New Zealand Takes the Fight to Pint-Size Predators
In a battle that marries the high-tech and the mundane, the country has launched its most ambitious effort to wipe out the critters killing its native birds.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
China’s Foreign-Exchange Reserves Continue Falling
China’s foreign-exchange reserves shrank for the sixth straight month in December but at a slower pace.
International Business Times
SpaceX Falcon 9 Flight Gets FAA Nod, Launch Of 10 Iridium Satellites Confirmed For Jan. 9
It is finally confirmed. After a four-month gap, SpaceX has received the all-clear to resume flights starting Jan. 9, when a Falcon 9 rocket launch is scheduled to carry 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into low Earth orbit.
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NVIDIA is helping Mercedes build artificially intelligent cars too
Audi’s plans to build AI-powered autonomous vehicles may have taken center stage during NVIDIA’s CES press conference, but it’s not the only automaker working with the company. NVIDIA announced it’s building smart vehicles with Mercedes-Benz too. “Mercedes-Benz and NVIDIA share a common vision of the…
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TIL that Bill Gates purchased Leonardo DaVinci’s Hammer Codex AKA Codex Leicester for US$30,802,500 then uploaded it to the internet for the everyone to download and read for a measly $20! What a guy.
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Under Armour Update: 2017 Underperformance Imminent
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U Joins National Sustainable Manufacturing Alliance for Recycling and Remanufacturing
The University of Utah joins the Reducing Embodied-Energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute, a national coalition that aims to drive down the cost of technologies essential to reuse, recycle and remanufacture metals and other materials.
Newswise: SciNews
Neonicotinoid Pesticide Affects Foraging and Social Interaction in Bumblebees
linked changes in social behavior with sublethal exposure to the neonicotinoid pesticide, imidacloprid.
Newswise: SciNews
Bio-Inspired Suction Cups Withstand More Than Splashes
To create prototype suction cups that are capable of glomming onto rough, wet surfaces and staying there, Ditsche has found inspiration in an aptly-named marine creature: the clingfish.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Immigration Hard-Liners Press for White House Post for Kobach
Conservative immigration groups are pushing the incoming Trump administration to create a top White House post for Kris Kobach, a crusader against illegal immigration who was passed over for secretary of Homeland Security.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Congress Certifies Trump’s Victory in Electoral College
Congress on Friday counted the votes cast in December by the Electoral College, certifying Republican Donald Trump’s election as the next president of the U.S.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Trump Signals U.S. May Pay Upfront for Wall
President-elect Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. government may have to pay upfront for his promised wall along the southern border and later try to collect reimbursement from Mexico.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Trump Team Considering Another Goldman Executive for Key Treasury Post
After tapping several Goldman Sachs Group Inc. alumni for senior economic posts, President-elect Donald Trump’s team is considering yet another for a key job at the Treasury Department.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Republican Skepticism Grows Over Strategy on Health-Law Repeal
Republicans in both the House and Senate are expressing growing doubts about the GOP approach to repealing the Affordable Care Act, signaling potential trouble for a strategy that hinges on nearly complete GOP unity.
VentureBeat
14 highlights of the U.S. report on Russian election hacking
(Reuters) – A declassified report by U.S. intelligence agencies said Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Donald Trump’s electoral chances by discrediting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign. The following quotes are some highlights of the report, which was…
VentureBeat
Microsoft’s IFTTT competitor now lets you integrate with Chatter, HipChat, Medium, and WordPress
Microsoft today said that its has added support for 13 more services in its Microsoft Flow service, which lets people use templates that automate processes across multiple apps, as well as building custom “flows.” Flow now offers support for integrations with Salesforce’s Chatter service, the Disqus…
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The Slow Fade For U.S. Job Growth Continues
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Deals of the Week
All the deals you missed this week. …Read More »
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This Week in Gear
A look back at an entire week’s worth of gear. …Read More »
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Money-Supply Growth Accelerates in Late 2016
A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssMoney-Supply Growth Accelerates in Late 2016 0 Views 20 hours agoThe supply of US dollars accelerated during late 2016 with October’s year-over-year percentage increase in the money supply hitting a 46-month high of 11.2 percent. The YOY growth rate fell slightly…
International Business Times
Will Obamacare Be Replaced? Many Bernie Sanders Supporters Opposed Affordable Care Act, Obama Says
President Barack Obama said Friday staunch opposition from Republicans, coupled with criticism from the Democratic Party’s left wing, made his signature healthcare bill, the Affordable Care Act, unpopular. The outgoing president has spent recent weeks urging lawmakers to oppose the GOP’s plan to repeal…
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Tarantulas May Be ‘Right-Handed’
Once thought uniquely human, a preference for the right or left side seems to also occur among wild animals.
National Geographic News
Watch Shark Come Within Inches of Divers in ‘Magical’ Encounter
National Geographic News
Gorilla Made Famous by Dian Fossey ‘Returns From the Dead’
Feared dead a few months ago, a silverback named Cantsbee has reappeared from the mist.
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Scientists discover concussion biomarker. Discovery takes guesswork out of concussion diagnosis and management.
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Why A Slower Pace Of Job Gains May Mean A Stronger Economy
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Microsoft’s connected car platform will put Cortana on the road
Microsoft’s next big push into the automotive space won’t be a Redmond-made self-driving car. Instead, the company hopes to provide the backbone for a whole suite of cloud-based services that automakers can use to enhance the driving experience in th…
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Dell Unveils XPS 27 All-In-One With 10 Speaker Dual 50W Sound System
MojoKid writes: Over the past couple of years, Dell has been driving a redesign effort of its consumer and commercial product lines and has systematically been updating both design signatures and the technology platforms within them. Dell’s premium consumer XPS product line, perhaps more so than any…
ArchDaily
Givatayim Urban Villa / Amitzi Architects
© Uzi Porat Architects: Amitzi Architects Location: Giv’atayim, Israel Architect In Charge: Lichen Amitzi Structural Engineer: Doron Tweg Area: 200.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs:…
International Business Times
Drone Rules: Federal Aviation Administration Announces It Is Testing Drone Defense System
As drones become a more common sight overhead, the government has started to think more and more about how to protect the skies. At CES 2017, the Federal Aviation Administration revealed that it is researching new ways to detect and defend against drones. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta took to the…
International Business Times
PlayStation Store’s Most-Downloaded Games Of 2016: ‘Rocket League’, ‘Battlefield 1’ And ‘Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare’
Sony announced the most-downloaded games of the 2016 for the PlayStation Store  – and you might be shocked to find out which game is number one.
Bloomberg
China Reserves Hover Above $3 Trillion on Government Support
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PsBattle: This accidental Cyborg Baby
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Binary Stars To Merge, Explode In 2022, First Of Its Kind Scientific Prediction Says
If a first of its kind scientific prediction turns out to be right, not just astronomers but everyone on Earth will be able to witness an unusual and fascinating celestial event about five years from now, without the use of any scientific instruments.
International Business Times
Dairy Queen Controversy: Zion Franchise Owner Caught In Racist Dispute With Young Mother, Branch Closed
A Dairy Queen restaurant in Zion, Illinois, was closed Friday after a young mother said the franchise owner called her and her children a racial slur. The racially charged dispute sparked calls for a local protest and boycott of the fast-food restaurant chain. Deianeira Ford, 21, said the incident took…
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Uber and Honda face lawsuit after crash leaves rider paralyzed
Questions about Uber’s driver screening aren’t about to go away any time soon. A Dallas woman is suing Uber and Honda after her ridesharing driver ran a red light, leading to a crash that left her paralyzed from the chest down. The lawsuit alleges that the parties involved (including the driver and the…
Bloomberg Business
Where Your Smart Phone Juice Comes From
Jan.06 — Ashlee Vance explores lithium mining in Chile’s Atacama Desert.
International Business Times
‘One China’ Policy In Trouble? Trump Unclear About Meeting Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-Wen During US Stopovers
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen embarked Saturday on a nine-day trip to visit the island nation’s Central American allies. Her itinerary includes U.S. transits which will be closely monitored by China, following President-elect Donald Trump’s controversial call with the Taiwanese leader last month.
Metal Underground.com
Alluvial (Conquering Dystopia, Ex-The Faceless, Etc.) Premieres Full-Album Stream Of Brand New Album “The Deep Longing for Annihilation”
Alluvial – featuring Keith Merrow (Conquering Dystopia, etc.) and Wes Hauch (Black Crown Initiate/ex-The Faceless) – premieres the full-album stream of the band’s brand new album “The Deep Longing for Annihilation. The album has some special guests as well: Marty Friedman plays the second guitar solo…
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Debuted at CES 2017 – Corning Gorilla Glass Concept Car
Would you drive or ride in a car which has Gorilla Glass windows and windshield? Yes, that is right, your smartphone is not the only thing with Gorilla Glass.
Metal Underground.com
Mord’A’Stigmata Debuts Titlte Track Of Forthcoming New Album “Hope”
Polish blackmetal outfit Mord’A’Stigmata debuts the titlte track of the forthcoming new fourth full-length “Hope”, which will arrive in stores on February 17th via Pagan Records. Check out now “Hope” below. Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
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Hushme’s voice-masking headset could save your sanity
This device is not for punishment, nor was it designed to deny you pleasure. It is, however, meant to preserve the quality of life of the people around you… especially if you work in open offices like some of us at Engadget do. The Hushme works as a pair of Bluetooth earbuds, but the real draw is the…
TMZ.com
Jerry Rice’s Daughter Playing Women’s Football … ‘Genetics In My Favor’ (VIDEO)
Jerry Rice’s daughter says she’s dead serious about joining a professional women’s football league … telling TMZ Sports, “I’ve got genetics in my favor.” We spoke with 29-year-old Jaqui Rice about her upcoming tryout with the L.A. Temptation of…
TMZ.com
LaDainian Tomlinson Says Terrell Owens Needs To Be In Hall of Fame (VIDEO)
Terrell Owens is getting a LOT of praise from fellow Pro Football Hall of Fame nominee LaDainian Tomlinson … who says the former NFL superstar is one of the top 5 WRs in NFL history. TMZ Sports spoke with L.T. … who says T.O.’s off-field antics…
TMZ.com
Bloody Photos from Montee Ball Female Battery Case Released (PHOTO GALLERY)
Officials have released the injury photos from one of the female battery cases involving ex-NFL running back Montee Ball … and they’re extremely disturbing. The former Denver Broncos star was arrested on Feb. 5 after allegedly attacking his…
International Business Times
Climate Change Impact: North Atlantic Circulation Patterns Could Be A Lot Less Stable Than Assumed
In what seems to be a leaf out of a fiction movie, one that’s already been made 12 years ago, climate scientists have issued a warning that could have severe ramifications for the world at large, and the Atlantic rim countries, especially those in Europe, specifically.
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Saturday Deals: Automate Your Home For Less [UK]
Throughout 2016 more and more products came to the market that could feasibly give us the kind of futuristic smart home first envisaged on Tomorrow’s World. As long as Moore’s Law continues to hold true, the cost will keep coming down for the futuristic tech. Automating your home has never looked so…
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Meteorite wedding bands (mine and my wife’s)
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Fall at Fifty Foot Falls, Havasupai Indian Reservation, AZ [OC] [1872 x 1248]
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dreamdesign’s new school explodes with colors, art and positivity
from cheerful wall graphics to multi-colored halls and highly designed classrooms, this primary school challenges our usual perception of educational hubs. The post dreamdesign’s new school explodes with colors, art and positivity appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Man says a MacBook Pro saved his life during Fort Lauderdale airport shooting by blocking a bullet
The horrifying events at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport today saw five people dead, but one man claims that his MacBook Pro saved his life in the midst of the shooting. Speaking to CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Steve Frappier explained that he was near the baggage claim area when he heard…
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Turkey Fires 8,000 Civil Servants for Alleged Terror Links
WIRED
Sensor-Laden Remote Control Knows Where You’re Pointing It
With its new Smart Remote, Sevenhugs presents a compelling use case for a universal remote. The post Sensor-Laden Remote Control Knows Where You’re Pointing It appeared first on WIRED.
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Who Are You? NPR Ed Would Love To Know
Have story ideas for us? Like what you’re reading? Want something different? Here’s your chance to let us know.(Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)
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Keurig and Anheuser-Busch work on an in-home beer maker
Just because Keurig didn’t succeed with its Kold soda machine doesn’t mean it’s giving up on the prospect of making cold beverages at home. It’s partnering with Anheuser-Busch InBev on developing an “in-home alcohol drink system” — in other words,…
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Would Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Fix America’s Cities?
Throughout his campaign, and again in the wake of his victory, President-elect Donald Trump pledged to rebuild America’s infrastructure. “We are going to fix our inner cities and rebuild our highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, schools, hospitals,” he said on election night, promising to put millions…
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Kodak Is Bringing Back Ektachrome Film
sandbagger writes: Kodak, the film stock maker, is bringing back the Ektachrome film stock that was the popular alternative to its other product, Kodachrome. The Ektachrome is more sensitive to the cool side of the spectrum as opposed to the warmer Kodachrome. Apparently the product will be back on shelves…
Quartz
Nigeria’s ex-oil minister will have to give up $153 million in stolen cash
In what could be president Muhammadu Buhari’s first big publicized corruption win, the government will reclaim up to $153.3 million in misappropriated funds from Nigeria’s controversial former petroleum minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke. Allison-Madueke, 56, who fled Nigeria soon after Buhari came to…
Quartz
There’s one big problem with satellite imagery, and a space startup has found a solution for it
Many space startups are vying to take the place of the world’s governments as the pre-eminent operators of imaging satellites, but this one has a unique scheme to take advantage of orbital radar. Capella Space, which will launch its first satellite this year, aims to take advantage of a gap in current…
International Business Times
‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Star Zoe Saldana Explains Why She Has A Tattoo Of Her Husband’s Face
Zoe Saldana loves her husband so much that she decided to put a tattoo of his face over her left rib cage. In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, Saldana said that her hubby, Marco Perego, has a tattoo of her face on his left forearm, and she thought that it was only fair that she returns…
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Top 5 best document management systems
There’s a vast amount of software out there aimed at streamlining business processes, and document management systems are one of the more useful offerings available in terms of helping companies go paperless.Businesses are increasingly discovering that spending money and time on printing and storing…
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Need Better Morale in the Workplace? Simulate a Plane Crash
Would almost drowning with your colleagues help you become a better team player? A company called Survival Systems thinks so.
Fast Company
Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job
Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options. Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between…
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Carrie Fisher Reynolds and Debbie Reynolds Laid to Rest at Hollywood Hills Cemetery
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Report on election hacking says Russia plans to do more
Mark Schiefelbein – Pool/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON (AP) — The new, declassified report on Russian efforts to influence the presidential election has a troublesome prediction: Russia isn’t done intruding in U.S. politics and policymaking. Immediately after Election Day, Russia began a “spear-phishing” campaign…
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Sri Lanka protest over Chinese investment turns ugly
Clashes erupt in southern Sri Lanka over plans to evict villagers to allow China to build a port.
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Paterson Is a Quiet, Considered Masterpiece
Paterson (Adam Driver) is a bus driver who lives in Paterson, New Jersey. He lives a sedate domestic life with his wife Laura (Golshifteh Farahani) and their dog Marvin, an unflappable English bulldog. At work, he writes careful lines of poetry in a notebook; when he gets home, he takes Marvin for a…
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Trump Is Turning American Companies Into Reality-Show Contestants
On Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to once again direct public anger towards a global automaker for investing in factories in Mexico rather than the U.S., and to threaten trade barriers. “Toyota Motor said will build a new plant in Baja, Mexico, to build Corolla cars for U.S.,”…
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The Atlantic Ocean and an Actual Debate in Climate Science
Americans who are concerned about climate change have long found themselves in an unenviable position: They have to debate about the existence of a debate.For about two decades, the vast majority of climate scientists have agreed that human industrial activity is forcing the planet to warm. For about…
International Business Times
Porous, 3D Graphene: MIT Scientists Make ‘One Of The Strongest, Lightest Materials Known’
In its atom-thin 2D form, graphene is one of the strongest materials known to man, but scientists have struggled to translate that strength of the thin carbon sheets into useful three dimensional materials. Until now, that is.
PCWorld
Blue Microphones unveils Satellite: Wireless, noise-cancelling headphones with an audiophile amp
Wireless connectivity and active noise cancellation typically aren’t the features audiophiles look for in high-end headphones. Blue Microphones is looking to change that perception with its new Satellite headphones, announced at CES 2017.In addition to those features, Blue’s new Satellite has an integrated…
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3 Steps to a Bigger IRA
Is saving for retirement keeping you up at night? Don’t worry. The Motley Fool’s IRA Center has you covered. In the meantime, here are three tips that can help you build a bigger IRA, so that you can rest easier in retirement.IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.Continue reading
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After A Successful Integration Of Webtech, It’s On To Mobi For BSM Technologies
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We Are Not the World
From Brexit to Trump to the rise of nationalist parties across Europe, the old division between left and right is giving way to a battle between self-styled patriots and confounded globalists.
Macworld
The Week in Apple News: Apple Watch Series 3 rumors, Tim Cook pay cut, App Store record sales, and more
Apple headlines for the week ending Jan. 6, 2017Image by AppleApple made some news stateside this week, but there are a lot of developments internationally. Check out the important Apple headlines from the past week in this slideshow. Just click on the link to get more information.To read this article…
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Chamberlain’s smart garage door opener to get HomeKit compatibility
Garage door automation virtuoso Chamberlain is making the scene at CES 2017 with its new HomeKit compatible Smart Garage Hub. While it won’t be available to buy in-store or line until July 2017, Chamberlain promises that the Smart Garage Hub will allow users to open, close, or check on the status…
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Valve’s Steam Controller interface now works with Xbox gamepads
Arguably, one of the best things about Valve’s Steam Controller is its software component — an interface that allows user to assign any button of their controller to a myriad of keyboard functions. Its a feature that lets gamers make any PC game pla…
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Mordbrand – To Release New Album, Stream Song
The Swedish trio <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9584&bandname=Mordbrand>Mordbrand</a> will unleash their new album <i>Wilt</i> on February 24th of 2017 via Carnal Records. This will be the death metallers’ second album. <i>Wilt</i> was mixed and mastered by Lawrence…
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Darkest Hour – Share Brand New Song
After <a href=”/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30705″>revealing all about their upcoming new album</a>, called <i>Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora</i>, Americans <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3162&bandname=Darkest+Hour>Darkest Hour</a> have now shared…
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Thailand floods: 12 dead as record rainfall persists
Many villages are submerged as heavy rains cause severe flooding in southern Thailand.
Fast Company
Why Under Armour’s Kevin Plank And Golf Star Jordan Spieth Believe In Going For It
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank and professional golfer Jordan Spieth embrace boldness as they plot their future, together and apart. Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank and professional golfer Jordan Spieth embrace boldness as they plot their future, together and apart.Kevin Plank has built…
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Here’s What You Need To Know About The Coming Fight Over Planned Parenthood Funding
With a Republican in the White House, the GOP and anti-abortion-rights supporters hope to succeed in defunding Planned Parenthood. But there’s sure to be a fight, and the road ahead will be bumpy.(Image credit: aniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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What Kind Of Jobs President Has Obama Been — In 8 Charts
President Obama inherited an economy that was cratering, the worst recession since the Great Depression. Slowly, but surely, things have turned around. The job market is strong, but quickly shifting.(Image credit: Charles Dharapak/AP)
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AMD Declares Ryzen Will Be a Four-Year Architecture
An anonymous reader quotes a report from ExtremeTech : Having spent over four years designing the architecture, the company plans to keep it around for at least that long. That’s according to CTO Mark Papermaster, who was on-hand to discuss the chip. First things first — AMD is promising a hard launch…
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This is the iPod-inspired iPhone interface that could have been
We’re rapidly coming up on the tenth anniversary of the original iPhone, the phone that completely changed the mobile landscape in 2007 – physical keyboards were out, touchscreens were in, and now everyone sells iPhone-style handsets.However, the look of the iPhone could’ve been very different based…
International Business Times
Israel To Cut UN Funds By $6 Million To Protest Security Council’s Settlement Vote
Israel announced Friday it will cut a substantial amount from its annual dues to the Unites Nations for 2017 as a sign of protest against the U.N. Security Council’s December vote condemning Israeli settlements in Palestinian areas as “a flagrant violation under international law.”
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What Investors Might Have Missed in the Market This Week
Image source: Getty Images.The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average had a decent week, up 1.23% and 0.73 respectively, and the latter pushed ever closer to the highly anticipated, albeit mostly irrelevant, 20,000 level — it hit 19,963. The jobs report was a mixed bag, but certainly didn’t hinder…
PCWorld
Sony’s Bravia XBR-A1E OLED could be the first flat-screen TV with sound that doesn’t suck
Sony had just one OLED TV in its lineup prior to CES, a 30-inch model that it sold to Hollywood professionals for $18,000 a pop. Now it’s found a reason to build a consumer OLED to compete with its arch-rival and longtime OLED proponent LG: a new audio technology that transforms an entire OLED panel…
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5 Ways To Beat The Market In 2017 And Beyond: Part V
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Syria conflict: ’15 killed’ in Azaz on Turkish border
At least 15 people die in a car bomb blast in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz, near the Turkish border.
How-To Geek
How to Create a Home Inventory for Insurance Purposes
If your house ever gets broken into or—God forbid—catches on fire, you’ll want an inventory of all your stuff, so that your insurance company will fairly compensate you for the items that you lost. Here are some different ways you can create that inventory.Click Here to Continue Reading
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Turning 65 in 2017? Here’s What You Need to Know
Historically, most Americans have targeted reaching age 65 as a milestone for retirement. Even though people’s life expectancies have gotten longer, 65 is still an important age for those contemplating retirement. Even if you decide to retire at some time other than your 65th birthday, it’s still important…
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NASCAR Stocks: International Speedway vs. Speedway Motorsports
NASCAR stocks International Speedway (NASDAQ: ISCA) and Speedway Motorsports (NYSE: TRK) have both seen double-digit gains since the start of November, with some of the momentum likely tied to Donald Trump’s election victory. This may have put them on investors’ radar, but there’s lots to know before…
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Better Buy: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. vs. Pfizer
Last year a handful of setbacks led shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: REGN) about 29% lower, while Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) stock ended 2016 about 2% higher than it began. Sales of Regeneron’s lead product have been tapering off, but a handful of potential blockbusters could provide some big gains…
RT – Daily news
Marines heading back to Helmand despite Obama’s promise of ‘normal’ Afghanistan embassy presence
US Marines will again be on the ground in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, less than three years after the final troops pulled out of the conflict zone as part of a handover to Afghan forces. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Centrance DACPort HD Portable Reference DAC Headphone Amplifier $109
Centrance DACPort HD Portable Reference DAC Headphone Amplifier $109
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Trump Nominates Former Senator Coats as Intelligence Chief
President-elect Donald Trump nominated former Indiana Senator Dan Coats as U.S. director of national intelligence, giving the retired Republican lawmaker oversight of the spy agencies that have drawn skepticism from Trump.
PCWorld
Having conquered graphics cards, EVGA wants to take over your entire PC
You probably know EVGA from its deep lineup of cool-yet-quiet GeForce graphics cards, or maybe its highly respected power supply lineup. But now EVGA is aiming to take over every part of your PC.The first hints of the invasion popped up at last year’s CES, when EVGA revealed its first-ever enthusiastically…
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Frost patterns on my window emanate from an imperfection on the glass.
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Canada Judge Suspended for Wearing Trump Cap in Court
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TIL that the boxing announcer who came up with that catchphrase “let’s get ready to rumble” trademarked the phrase and has made more than $400 million by licensing it.
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How some cool silent film effects were done
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Computerworld
Everything is a virtual assistant now
Amazon’s Alexa won CES this week.Amazon’s virtual assistant, which first appeared more than two years ago on Amazon’s Echo smart speaker, seemed to be popping up everywhere at the annual International CES trade show in Las Vegas this week.Amazon opened Alexa to third-party hardware developers in the…
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Did the Libertarian Party Blow It in 2016?
Objectively speaking, 2016 was the Libertarian Party’s best year ever. It was also a savage disappointment. On the positive side, the presidential ticket of two former Republican governors, Gary Johnson of New Mexico and William Weld of Massachusetts, received more than 4.46 million votes, amounting…
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Bill Weld’s Weird Tuesday
Two days before the election, and just minutes before a Gary Johnson rally at Colorado Christian University, I asked the Libertarian Party’s 2012 vice presidential nominee, Judge Jim Gray, what he thought went especially well with the party’s historically successful yet emotionally disappointing run…
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The Verge Awards at CES 2017: Hi, Alexa
For at least the second year in a row, CES was quiet. Much like 2016’s show, this year’s consumer electronics spectacle lacked blockbuster products, brands behaving badly, or unpredictable trends. Technology, whether it’s our phones, TVs, or computers, is in its adult period, where changes happen slowly…
PCWorld
iBuypower’s Snowblind case will make your PC look absolutely insane for a very low price
Most trade show tech demos never actually wind up as retail products. But that won’t be the case for iBuypower’s mesmerizing Project Snowblind case, which will go on sale next month.Did you see the video above? Look at it! Snowblind is nuts.The concept, which iBuypower developed with help from Intel,…
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Iran Takes Advantage Of OPEC Cuts To Boost Market Share
Coolest Gadgets
LG goes the Dyson way with the CordZero vacuum cleaner
When it comes to vacuum cleaners, there are many different kinds of models to choose from. While many of us are familiar with the astromech droid design that tends to offer a whole lot more suction power at the price of being cumbersome, there are the cordless vacuum cleaners that can be manned by you…
Business Insider
The ‘car recession’ is sinking America’s largest automakers
“For ALL of the big three US automakers, plus for a number of others, sales in 2016 actually fell”
Macworld
The Janus explanation: It’s Microsoft or Apple
What is the law? The law is that if anyone does well at anything, it must be at Apple’s expense. That is the law.Writing for CIO, Sarah K. White explains “How Microsoft rebounded to outshine Apple.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Jack Broyles, Jr.)And now, a lede from Microsoft’s marketing department. Microsoft…
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Suicide Silence – Premiere Video For New Song
A new <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4354&bandname=Suicide+Silence>Suicide Silence</a> song has debuted online! The U.S. metallers have premiered the first single off their recently announced new album, <i>Suicide Silence</i>, which is due out on February 24th on Nuclear…
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Did You Move in 2016? This Tax Break Could Save You Thousands
Did you move in 2016? Even if you didn’t move specifically to start a new job, you may still take advantage of a lucrative tax break for moving expenses. The best part is you can use the tax break for moving expenses even if you don’t itemize deductions on your tax return.Image source: Getty Images.Continue…
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Intel CES 2017
Intel reveals credit card sized modular computer.
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Ghana: Nana Akufo-Addo is sworn in as president
Former human rights lawyer Nana Akufo-Addo has vowed to revive the country’s economy.
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Streaming topped all forms of US music consumption in 2016
Remember in early 2013 when Apple hit 25 billion iTune song downloads? And Tim Cook said it took Sony 30 years to sell 220,000 Walkmans? Well, fast-forward just under four years, and Billboard has revealed that Americans streamed 431 billion songs in…
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An 8-Point Social Security Checklist to Maximize Your Lifetime Benefits
Image source: Getty Images.Considering that the U.S. personal savings rate, according to the St. Louis Federal Reserve, was just 5.5% in November, or about half of what it was 50 years ago, it’s no surprise that today’s retirees and soon-to-be retiring baby boomers are heavily reliant on Social Security…
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Will CVS Health Corporation Raise Its Dividend in 2017?
CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) shareholders have reason to be dismayed. The giant pharmacy services company’s stock was pummeled in the second half of 2016. On the other hand, CVS Health’s dividend yield is now the highest it’s been in years. Will the company raise its dividend yet again in 2017? Image…
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5 Tough Questions for Bristol-Myers Squibb’s CEO
Giovanni Caforio has been at the helm of Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) for less than two years. But he’s gotten used to answering tough questions. On Thursday morning, the big drugmaker’s CEO sat down for around 40 minutes responding to nonstop questions at the Goldman Sachs Healthcare CEOs Unscripted…
International Business Times
What Is An Exocomet? NASA’s Hubble Telescope Found Them Plunging Into A Young Star
It is only 23 million years old, and for a star so young, HD 172555 is seeing some pretty interesting activity: a rain of comets. Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have detected numerous exocomets — comets outside our solar system — plunging into the star which is about 95 light-years…
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Barron’s: The stockpickers at Davis Advisors prepare to show their hand daily
Chris Davis, of Davis Advisors, is about to launch three truly actively managed stock ETFs—the first manager to put a flagship strategy into a transparent product.
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We went inside the first fast-food chain in America that requires zero human interaction — here’s what it’s like
Eatsa is a restaurant that is embracing automation to the max.
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Gunfire reported across Ivory Coast as unrest hits main city
Gunfire broke out in Ivory Coast’s commercial capital, Abidjan, and other cities on Saturday, residents and soldiers said, as a revolt by military personnel demanding higher wages and bonuses appeared to gain momentum.
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Barron’s: Morningstar’s John Rekenthaler: How to invest in the Trump era
The longtime fund-industry analyst weighs in on regulatory changes, fund fees, and why Spain’s General Franco makes him optimistic.
RT – Daily news
Moscow celebrates despite coldest Christmas night ‘in 120 years’
Bitterly cold temperatures haven’t stopped worshipers from celebrating Epiphany and Orthodox Christmas. Christian believers across the globe joined in celebrations. Read Full Article at RT.com
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5 Top Index Funds to Buy in January for a Profitable 2017
Low-cost index funds are quite possibly one of the best inventions for individual investors. Index funds provide instant diversification without the outrageous fees many mutual funds charge. Also, by definition, they are designed to track certain indexes. That may not sound like a great thing on the…
WIRED
We Can’t Quit CES Quite Yet. There’s Still So Much to Touch
Follow live updates from our final day at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. The post We Can’t Quit CES Quite Yet. There’s Still So Much to Touch appeared first on WIRED.
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It’s Time to Reclaim America’s Leadership in Education
Opinion: New legislation before Congress can ensure American students have the opportunity to train for great science, math, and technology careers. The post It’s Time to Reclaim America’s Leadership in Education appeared first on WIRED.
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Best of CES 2017: This Year’s Most Interesting Gadgets
We’ve spent all week at CES, and we’re ready to show you our favorite stuff. The post Best of CES 2017: This Year’s Most Interesting Gadgets appeared first on WIRED.
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10 weird and wonderful gadgets from CES 2017
Every January the Consumer Electronics Show comes to the weird and wonderful city of Las Vegas, attracting people, companies, and products from all around the world. It’s the biggest consumer technology tradeshow there is, so while you can find interesting innovations dotted around, you’re just as (if…
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Tacklife Digital Sound Level Meter $15.39
Tacklife Digital Sound Level Meter $15.39
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Hackers Unlock NES Classic, Upload New Games Via USB Cable
Just because Nintendo doesn’t officially let their tiny replica NES receive new games doesn’t mean hackers won’t find a way to add their own. This week, hackers in Japan and Russia figured out soft-mod solutions to adding new games to the NES Classic, meaning you don’t need to grab a screwdriver or a…
Quartz
Ethiopia’s political troubles are going to test its beneficial China relationship
Nearly three months into the state of emergency declared by Ethiopia, the atmosphere on the streets of its bustling and impressively modern metropolis and capital, Addis Ababa, feels tense. At 2,355 meters above sea level, the climate is pleasantly mild most of the year. Its broad thoroughfares are…
Quartz
A rivalry is heating up between Jet.com and Amazon for the internet’s highest-selling products
Clothes took over as the top-selling category online in the US, and Amazon is cornering the market. Owner of sites such as Zappos, it’s set to become the largest apparel retailer in the US in 2017. Given that its apparel margins are higher than most other categories, according to analysts, that bodes…
Ars Technica
2016 sees Internet Explorer usage collapse, Chrome surge
At the start of 2016, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer was still the most commonly used browser on the Web; it finished 2015 being used by about 46 percent of Web users, with 32 percent preferring Chrome, and 12 percent using Firefox. But Explorer’s days have been numbered ever since Microsoft…
PCWorld
EVGA’s SC-15 laptop woos gamers with a glorious 120Hz G-Sync display
EVGA shocked the world when it revealed the no-compromises SC-17 gaming laptop—the company’s first-ever notebook—at last year’s CES. This year, EVGA’s following it up with the SC-15, a slightly smaller gaming laptop that learned some lessons from its larger sibling.In fact, the 15-inch (hence the name)…
Man of Many
Heady Metal – Flexon Eyewear
Pop quiz: what’s light and heavy at the same time? The answer: Flexon Eyewear, which uses memory metal to create glasses that are supremely lightweight and flexible while still painstakingly sturdy. The brand has been “bending the rules” since 1988 through expert craftsmanship and pioneering technology.Visit…
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Interactive Brokers or TradeKing: Comparing Online Brokerage Accounts
Are you ready to start investing in stocks, ETFs, or mutual funds? You’ll need to open a brokerage account, which can be a lengthy and time-consuming process. But to avoid getting lost in the weeds, we think you can save some time and mental energy by focusing on the differences that are most meaningful…
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Do-It-Yourselfer’s Guide To Capturing Extra Income: Ex-Dividend Weekly 1/10 To 1/13
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The Government Shouldn’t Meddle in What May Be Called ‘Milk’: New at Reason
Last month more than 30 Members of Congress wrote a letter to the FDA asking the agency to require makers of non-dairy milks—including almond, rice, and soy—to stop using the term “milk” to describe their milk. The congressional letter is ridiculous, and reeks of a mix of unconstitutional protectionism…
Macworld
15 of the coolest wired and wireless earbuds we saw at CES
Battle of the budsImage by Sarah Jacobsson PurewalEarbuds may never give you the rich, immersive audio-gasmic experience that a nice pair of open-back, over-ear headphones can offer—but so what? You don’t use earbuds to get lost in the nuances of music. You use them because they’re small, durable, convenient,…
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Tragic pattern
The BBC’s Mark Lowen reflects on the 18 months of terror attacks in Turkey.
Gadget Review
Best Vacuum for Hardwood Floors
Best Vacuum for Hardwood Floors Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site The best vacuum for hardwood floors, and our #1 pick, is the Hoover Hardwood Floor Cleaner FloorMate ($125.49). This is a model that comes packed with features designed specifically for hardwood and tile floors, including a SpinScrub…
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This amazing road-building machine rolls out brick lanes like a carpet
From zip to brick in no time at all!
Business Insider
What magic mushrooms do to your brain and state of mind
They’ve changed people’s lives.
Fast Company
Will Bots Finally Start To Grow Up In 2017?
The bots we saw in 2016 were tantalizing, but they’ll need another few years to begin to live up to expectations. The bots we saw in 2016 were tantalizing, but they’ll need another few years to begin to live up to expectations.Last year was big for bots, as the popular definition…
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NASA Faces The Unknown In Preparing For Trump Administration
President-elect Donald Trump has not provided many specifics about what he plans to do with NASA. But private companies are expected to take a bigger role in space travel in the coming years.
News
Scientists Work To Bring Back Once-Thriving American Chestnut Tree
The American chestnut tree used to make up a quarter of the forests in the eastern U.S., but disease decimated these trees in the last century. Now there’s an effort to restore the American chestnut.
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Why You Should Call Your Grandmother
Research about senior citizens by the University of California, San Francisco finds people who are lonely have a higher mortality rate. Companionship may be more important than income or health.
News
Richard Haass Sees A ‘World In Disarray’ As Trump Prepares To Take Office
Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses his book A World in Disarray, and what U.S. foreign policy could look like under Donald Trump.
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Lawmakers Prepare For Tough Confirmation Battle For Rex Tillerson
Lawmakers have lots of questions for Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson. The former ExxonMobil CEO has done business around the world, including with Russian President Putin.
News
Biden Chides Democrats During Formal Counting Of Electoral Votes
In a ceremony marking the end of the 2016 presidential election, some Democrats objected to the official Electoral College tally. But Vice President Joe Biden objected, saying, “It is over.”
News
More Families Choosing Cremation For Departed Loved Ones
Cremation rates in the U.S. have nearly doubled over the past 15 years. Barbara Kemmis, executive director of the Cremation Association of North America, discusses reasons for the increase.
News
Some Rockettes At Odds With Management Over Inauguration Performance
The Rockettes are as American as apple pie, but some dancers in the famous troupe don’t want to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration.
News
The View From Moscow On U.S. Hacking Accusations
Russian state television said that U.S. intelligence accusations of Vladimir Putin ordering election meddling are nothing new.
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Homeland Security classifies election infrastructure as critical
The Department of Homeland Security has officially classified election systems as critical infrastructure in order to keep them safe from tampering. Election infrastructure include storage facilities, polling places, voter registration databases, vot…
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Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan: Obamacare ‘Needs To Be Repealed’
Congress is back in session and at the top of Republicans’ agenda is repealing Obamacare. Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan discusses efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
News
Trump Could Make Good On Tariff Threats, Thanks To Existing Laws
Donald Trump turned to Twitter again to lambast big automakers into building more cars in the U.S. Experts say the president has wide-ranging powers to restrict trade.
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7 Ways You Can Take Money From a Roth IRA Before Age 59-1/2 Without Paying a Penalty
Image source: Getty Images.Out of the many retirement tools available to Americans, few have grown as rapidly in popularity as the Roth IRA. As of the end of 2015, Roth IRAs had an aggregate of $660 billion in assets, and I would surmise this figure is only set to grow.The biggest advantage of the Roth…
Forbes – Markets
5 Diversified Vanguard Funds Paying 4%+
Vanguard’s offerings don’t usually attract much attention from income investors. But they should – and I’m going to analyze five of the firm’s highest yield (and low cost) offerings shortly. Three of them are compelling portfolio conveniences, while two have lagged their competitors in disappointing…
Forbes – Markets
3 Ways Trump’s Presidency Will Affect Everyday Americans
Overall, a growth agenda out of Washington is a net positive for many. But it is also important for folks to anticipate and plan for potential economic scenarios.
Forbes – Markets
These 5 Stocks Could Double Your Retirement Nest Egg
By now, I bet you’re sick of “Best Stocks for 2017” articles. That makes two of us. So today, we’re going to take the long view, starting with a strategy you can use to steadily bulk up your nest egg—even if you’re 10 years or less out from retiring—and trigger a reliable […]
BBC News – World
US election hacking: Trump blames ‘negligent’ Democrats
Donald Trump says Democrats had allowed hacking which US intelligence blames on Russia’s Putin.
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10 ways the iPhone changed everything – CNET
The world is a different place a decade after Apple introduced its popular smartphone — in both good and bad ways.
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The New York Post: Alleged Fort Lauderdale shooter heard voices telling him to join ISIS
Esteban Santiago was taken into custody following a shooting that killed five people in the Fort Lauderdale airport’s baggage claim area.
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How robots bring the mob life to you – CNET
Special telepresence bots let people with physical disabilities explore cultural venues, such as Vegas’ Mob Museum, just like everyone else.
Digg Top Stories
Building The Ultimate Star Wars Lightsaber
Over the past 15 years Star Wars fans have created their own custom, high-end lightsaber scene, producing some of the most accurate designs ever created.
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Ten Items You Should Always Carry With You
Besides pluck, grit and a keen sense of self, these are the best everyday carry items you should always have with you.
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Uber Wants To Take Over Public Transit, One Small Town At A Time
With the help of public subsidies, that future is coming fast. The speed with which Uber has entered the public transit sector has stunned industry activists. Will the embrace of Uber and its competitors undermine civic ideals of accessibility and transparency?
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How Do You Fix The Internet Of Things? A Better Router
The Internet of Things is a security problem. This geodesic cube is one solution.
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The Water Protectors Of Standing Rock
“It’s going to be hard to get people back on track, but it’s the women that will do it. It’s the women that will stand up and say enough is enough.”
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The Data Formats Of Star Wars Suck
Why on Earth are ports standardized but data storage isn’t? Why are data storage formats wildly variable, but file formats are readable across enemy lines? Why is it that I have to carry five dongles so my Macbook can play a PowerPoint presentation but a decades-old Rebel droid needs zero to stay interoperable…
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SpaceX’s Plan To Colonize Mars, Explained
Is Elon Musk crazy? Let’s find out
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The Future Of America Is Driverless
US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx thinks self-driving technology will revolutionize transportation.
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Michelle Obama 360
First Lady Michelle Obama mastered social media. Now she’s in VR.
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The US Nuclear Arsenal Is A Gigantic Accident Waiting To Happen
Most systems and machines people design break from time to time. That also applies to the United States’ nuclear weapons.
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How To Manufacture Fear
We sent our science reporter into a horror show. You’ll probably believe what happens next.
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Kanye: The Human Instrument
Hear how Kanye West’s music orbits around the power and flexibility of the human voice.
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2016 In One Video
Even the snow plow didn’t make it.
Digg Top Stories
Facebook And Google Make Lies As Pretty As Truth
The fake news problem we’re facing isn’t just about articles gaining traffic from Facebook timelines or Google search results. It’s also an issue of news literacy — a reader’s ability to discern credible news. And it’s getting harder to tell on sight alone which sites are trustworthy.
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Do Beauty Gadgets Have To Be Terrible?
L’Oreal made a $200 hairbrush with Wi-Fi. But why?
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Inside Twitter’s 10-Year Failure To Stop Harassment
Twitter has become an indispensible tool. It’s also a nightmare.
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Youtube’s Biggest Star Is A 5-Year-Old Who Makes Millions Opening Toys
Ryan ToysReview has been the most popular channel on YouTube in the US for the last 18 weeks and counting. And PewDiePie isn’t happy about it.
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How We Found (And Lost) The Dream Of Personal Rapid Transit
Once considered a key to solving urban blight, the StaRRcar was part of a public transit revolution that never was — but one that would help launch one of the weirdest and most politicized public infrastructure experiments of the 20th century.
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Guardian Capital Is An Asset Manager With An Extra Asset
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5 Growth Stocks That Could Double
Image source: Getty Images.Finding stocks that could double is every investor’s dream, and we’re always on the lookout for potential multibaggers here at The Motley Fool. We asked five contributors to name possible candidates, from restaurants to online retailers to a social-media service in need of…
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Correction: Cancer Death Rates Fall Further: Incidence Declines for Men and Remains Steady for Women
Yesterday, I erroneously reported falling death and cancer incidence rates from Cancer Statistics 2016, not the new report Cancer Statistics 2017. Obviously, I am embarrassed by this mistake, but I am happy to report that the good news is that the positive trends continue. The overall cancer death…
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30 beloved stars who died in 2016
Many legends of Hollywood and beyond died in 2016, from music stars like Prince and George Michael to screen stars including Carrie Fisher.
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Here are Investopedia’s top 10 investor terms of 2016
“Top Financial Terms for 2016 include Trumponomics and Trumpflation”
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This mystifying metal is liquid like mercury but safe to touch with bare hands
You can even lick it, though we do not recommend it.
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U.S. Holiday Retail Sales Show Mixed Results
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McDonald’s Stock Split: Will 2017 Bring a Split for the Golden Arches?
The fast-food industry has changed dramatically over the decades, but Dow component McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) continues to find ways to improve and grow. Recently, its initiatives to offer all-day breakfast items have reinvigorated the franchise’s growth prospects, and investors have enjoyed sizable share-price…
Digital Trends
How to get a refund on purchases from the Apple App Store or iTunes
There are many reasons why you might want a refund for something you purchased from the Apple App Store or iTunes. If you need to get a refund on an app, game, movie, TV show, music, or ebook, then there are a few different ways you can get in touch with Apple and get it done. You can do so using your…
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LEGO Boost
LinkMindstorms for kids. LEGO Boost lets you create programmable robots using a drag-and-drop mobile app and a variety of sensor bricks. The first Boost set lets you build a humanoid, a guitar, a cat, a car and a machine that builds smaller LEGO creations. Drops 8/2017. More Awesome Stuff: The…
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Elago W3 Apple Watch Stand
Give your new smartwatch a vintage makeover with the Elago W3 Apple Watch Stand. Taking inspiration from the classic Apple computer design, this stand looks just like a monitor. This throwback stand even features the 3.5-inch floppy disk drive (albeit much smaller). The Elago W3 Stand is ideal as you…
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Ampd Silo Back Up Power Supply
Keep your home up and running with the Ampd Silo Back Up Power Supply. Stunningly sleek, this device fits in with the rest of your smart home appliance line up. The Ampd Silo features automotive grade batteries as well as a total of 7 fail-safes. All meeting aerospace safety principles, this system is…
Computerworld
In pictures: The cars of CES 2017
The hottest cars of CES 2017Image by Ann SingerCars have become one of the most popular attractions at CES in Las Vegas. Auto manufacturers are using the show, which happens a week before the North American International Automobile Show in Detroit, to preview cutting edge tech coming to cars in the future….
Zero Hedge
“They Lost So Big” – Trump Blasts “Embarrassed Democrats” For Russian Hacking Report
The back and forth between Donald Trump on one hand, and the Democrats and US intelligence services, on the other continued on Saturday morning. One day after Trump issued an official response to the US intelligence community’s report in which it concluded that Putin personally manipulated millions…
SlashGear
WikiLeaks suggests questionable database of verified Twitter users
WikiLeaks, a website that once stood for the disclosure of private and secretive government documents but has since gone a bit crazy, has come up with the bizarre idea of creating an “online database” of verified Twitter users and their financial, occupational, and even personal information. The idea…
Ars Technica
Taking a ride in Nvidia’s self-driving car
Enlarge Sitting in the passenger seat of a car affectionately known at Nvidia as “BB8” is an oddly terrifying experience. Between me and the driver’s seat is a centre panel covered in touchscreens detailing readings from the numerous cameras and sensors placed around the car, and a large red button…
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This is the new Hulu experience with live TV
Hulu is giving closed-door demonstrations of its upcoming internet TV service here at CES in Las Vegas. The fact that Hulu plans to challenge Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, and DirecTV Now isn’t new; the company has been trickling out details — network agreements, mainly — over the last few months. This…
PCWorld
How In Win wowed us with the cool cases it showed at CES
In Win makes some of the coolest PC cases on the planet, and we saw some of the latest at CES 2017 in Las VegasDig the D-Frame 2.0 EKWB edition. If its shiny framework weren’t tempting enough, version 2.0 adds special mounting points for cooling hardware, like the EK Water Blocks we saw.The 303 Type…
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AuraGlow Home Teeth Whitening System
Flash a smile that truly glows when you use the AuraGlow Home Teeth Whitening System. Easy to use, the system comes with a duplex mouthpiece tray and a whitening gel. You’ll see improvements in your teeth with just 30 minutes of use every day. Additionally, AuraGlow won’t leave you with sensitivity….
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ClipIts Shoelace Tidy System
Never trip over your own two feet with the ClipIts Shoelace Tidy System. Available in an array of ten colors to match any shoes, this easy to use device clips right onto your laces. First, slide your laces through the ClipIts device. Next, adjust the laces to a comfortable fit. Tie a knot and you can…
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iMoney Luxury RFID Wallet
Experience true luxury with the iMoney Luxury RFID Wallet. Combining stunning form with practical function, this wallet holds everything you need. Amazingly, the iMoney Wallet can conceal all of your cash and cards. However, when you need them, you can easily access the contents inside. This ingenious…
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da Vinci Nano Compact 3D Printer
Start creating without breaking the bank with the da Vinci Nano Compact 3D Printer. The latest from XYZprinting, this condensed printer packs in the power. Fitting on virtually any surface in your home, it’s always ready to produce and create to your heart’s desire. Amazingly, this printer has plug-and-play…
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Amber Agriculture Sensor
Keep your crops from spoiling using the latest technology with the Amber Agriculture Sensor. Compact yet highly effective, this device has an equivalent efficiency of checking bins every single hour. With wireless capabilities, the Agriculture Sensor can detect over and under drying. It achieves this…
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Aire Personal Digestive Tracker
Tracking your digestive system just got a whole lot easier with the Aire Personal Digestive Tracker. This compact but powerful breath test device will solve digestion problems once and for all. In addition, you can use this tracker for finding the best food compatible with your digestive system. You…
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Whill Model M All-Terrain Wheelchair
Go further than you ever thought possible with the Whill Model M All-Terrain Wheelchair. Complete with FDA clearance, this device can handle virtually any landscape. This wheelchair achieves the ideal balance to give back your mobility. The Model M remains compact and features a tight turning radius…
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The Morning After: Saturday, January 7th 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. CES 2017 is in full swing, and we’re ready to hand out some hardware. Find out how you can participate in our Best of CES 2017 awards, and catch up on some of the action from yesterday’s Engadget live stream. The Saturday stage schedule includes Geohot, Aisha…
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Butch Otter Still Opposes Legalizing CBD Oil; Uses Hyperbole to Explain Why
In November, my first feature story for Reason profiled a young man from Idaho who suffers from intractable seizures and asked why Butch Otter, the state’s governor, did not help him when he had the chance. That young man is Josh Phillips, and he has been suffering from uncontrollable seizures since…
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Mord’A’Stigmata – New Album Title Track Available Online
<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8096&bandname=Mord%26%23039%3BA%26%23039%3BStigmata>Mord’A’Stigmata</a>, a Polish post-black metal band, will bring to us the new album, <i>Hope</i>, on February 17th through Pagan Records. Now, it’s time to start listening to some of the music…
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Steelers wide receiver uses a budget his mom helped create and has saved ‘most’ of his $35 million in career earnings
Darrius Heyward-Bey receives a weekly email from his mother, who is an accountant, breaking down his spending and expenses.
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Is Marijuana Dangerous? These New Stats Suggest So
Image source: Cannabis Culture, Flickr.Last year was, unquestionably, marijuana’s breakout year if there ever was one.You could certainly argue that 1996, the first year that California approved medical cannabis, or 2012, the first year that Colorado and Washington approved recreational weed, were marijuana’s…
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The biggest healthcare investor conference is happening next week — here are the 5 things we expect to get out of it
From the political environment to the “next big thing” — here are some of the key themes we’ll be asking about at JPMorgan’s healthcare conference next week.
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RIP: Here are the only 4 shows Netflix has ever canceled
Netflix has canceled four shows, not including “Bloodline,” which concludes after season three.
Cool Hunting
Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Reasons to watch the stars in 2017, how to unleash your creativity, new electric cars, historic science illustrations and more
1. Tricks To Help You Keep Your Resolutions According to Statistic Brain, just eight percent of Americans will succeed in keeping their New Year’s resolutions. Considering most of them focus on self-improvement, many are worthwhile attempts at…… Continue…
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December job gains
The Canadian job market finally seems to getting its act together in time for 2017, with the number of full-time jobs far surpassing part-time job creation in December. Statistics Canada’s latest monthly report is a welcome one, capping of a rocky year struggling to recover from the oil slump. …
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T.I. Pens Open Letter to Barack Obama: ‘Your Legacy Will Live On’
T.I. penned an open letter to Barack Obama to thank the president for what he accomplished in his eight years in the Oval Office. “Not only did you impact a nation, but you defined a culture and you shook up and woke up a generation,” T.I. wrote.The rapper’s message to Obama, which he unveiled in the…
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3 Ways Square Inc Is Innovating the Payments Industry
From its simple and innovative founding in 2009 as a way for businesses to accept card payments through mobile devices, Square Inc (NYSE: SQ) has evolved into a comprehensive payments solutions platform.Image source: Square Inc.Continue reading
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California Welcomes NVIDIA Corporation to the Self-Driving Big Leagues
Last month, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) joined the big leagues in the development of driverless vehicles. The California Department of Motor Vehicles granted NVIDIA an autonomous vehicle testing permit, which means the company can now take its self-driving vehicle off of private roads and onto public ones.So…
Digital Trends
Cybercriminals hold over 10,000 website databases for ransom
Hacker groups have targeted the exposed databases of more than 10,000 websites, with the attackers demanding ransoms to restore them. On Friday, security researchers revealed that thousands of publicly exposed MongoDB databases had been copied and deleted by a lead group using the name Harak1r1. The…
Digital Trends
LeEco’s 2017 plans? Cracking open the brick-and-mortar space in the U.S.
LeEco’s resolution for the new year is to make its name as recognizable as Apple or Samsung in the United States. The company, known as the “Netflix of China,” bought TV-maker Vizio last year and made its U.S. debut with a slew of smartphones, TVs, and a streaming service. Soon after, though, LeEco’s…
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Would You Eat This Fish? A Shark Called Dogfish Makes A Tasty Taco
About 90 percent of the fish Americans eat is imported, yet fish caught off our shores is often exported. New efforts are promoting locally caught fish, especially ones we’ve never appreciated before.(Image credit: Ben de la Cruz/NPR)
The New Yorker
The Reverse Caption Contest
If you’re reading this, I’m sure you’re familiar with The New Yorker’s Cartoon Caption Contest, in which we present an unusual cartoon image and you have to come up with a caption that makes nonsensical sense of it, like:See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:Thoughts While Attending the First…
BBC News – World
Ivory Coast soldiers mutiny ‘spreads to Abidjan’
A mutiny by Ivory Coast soldiers – apparently over pay – reportedly reaches the commercial capital.
Business Insider
‘The weak players are leaving the poker table,’ and it’s killing mutual funds
‘If you can’t identify the patsy, or the weaker player, it’s probably you.’
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Why AT&T thinks the FCC won’t have the power to stop its $85 billion Time Warner purchase (TWX, T)
While President-elect Donald Trump is still against the merger between AT&T and Time Warner, AT&T thinks the FCC can’t stop it.
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Why your phone’s battery life gets shorter over time
Here’s the science behind why your older phone’s battery life is horrible.
Architizer
YI building
Of course, there are facade, right side and left side and rear side in this building. But, the side which has an entrance is called as facade for convenience sake and each side insists on the individualities with different appearance for the city. The left side is facade for the north side.
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Blast Hits Syrian Border Town, Killing At Least 43
A U.K.-based monitoring group says the explosion in rebel-held Azaz, on the border with Turkey, was caused by a fuel tanker rigged with a bomb. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility.(Image credit: Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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As Afghanistan Comes Online, It Grapples With Its First Cyber Security Laws
Afghan vendors selling smartphones wait for customers at a market in Kabul, Afghanistan. Image: AP Photo/Rahmat GulAs one of Afghanistan’s contemporary female pop stars Aryana Sayeed, is used to getting misogynist comments for her work, her music, and even her appearance. After all, her songs, her performances,…
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Have Reddit Users Discovered the Perfect Exercise Regimen?
Reddit is a place for answers. Not all of these answers are correct, but they are numerous, covering nearly every subject from Dota 2 strategy to underground steroid purchases. And on r/bodyweightfitness, users have joined forces to answer a question being asked by millions of people making their New…
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Really Big Propellers Are Powering Greener, Smarter Ships
There’s something about really big machines that makes the child in any of us wonderstruck. Case in point: really big ships, and their equally huge propellers.An inspector checks out the propeller on cruise ship Oasis of the Seas. Image: ABBWe’ve had colossal propellers since the days of the Titanic,…
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Airlines Treat Us Like Shit, and All We Can Do Is Write Bad Yelp Reviews
Image: Matteo Bittanti/Concrete PressThese days we live in a runaway review culture, where restaurants, your friends, and even bowel movements are all fair game for anonymous criticism. While this might be expected from a species where every individual has at least two things (opinions and assholes),…
Bloomberg
Gabriel Takes Aim at Merkel, Targets SPD-Led Government Majority
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Best Low P/E Stocks to Buy in January
Most everyone’s heard of the “January effect,” the seasonal phenomenon where stock prices rise during the first month of the year as investors scoop up stocks they sold off in December because they were harvesting tax losses in a bid to offset realized capital gains. Apparently it’s also a good time…
Forbes – Markets
Week Ahead On Wall Street: Banks Kick Off Earnings Season, Trump Holds Press Conference
Here’s what to watch the week of January 9-13.
PCWorld
BrandPost: Use Tech to Transform Procrastination into Sweet, Sweet Music
One of the most common—and commonly broken—New Year’s resolutions is to learn to play a musical instrument. A lot of people aspire to make music, but many find the barriers to entry too overwhelming to overcome – like knowing where to start, paying for proper lessons, or even getting familiar with the…
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10 States Lowering Taxes in 2017
Tax breaks are always welcome, no matter where you live. As rare as tax cuts have been lately, residents in 10 states and one other jurisdiction will see some relief as 2017 begins. Below, we’ll look at why these taxpayers have cause to celebrate.Image source: DIYMaps.net.State income taxes are particularly…
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Rooney matches Charlton’s Manchester United scoring record
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney spoke of his pride after equalling the great Bobby Charlton’s club scoring record on Saturday with his 249th United goal.
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Charlie Hebdo has gone soft on extremists, says parting journalist
One of Charlie Hebdo’s most outspoken journalists said on Friday she is quitting the French satirical magazine because it has gone soft on Islamist extremism.
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The Wall Street Journal: Some Fort Lauderdale shooting victims ‘fighting for their life’
Florida Gov. Rick Scott spoke Saturday in the wake of an airport shooting Friday that killed five and injured eight.
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Is JPMorgan Chase Stock a Buy in 2017?
Image source: The Motley Fool.Last year was a year to remember for bank stocks, many of which surged by double-digits after the presidential election in November convinced investors that profits in the industry could soon improve. But while 2017 offers a new slate of risks and rewards, it could turn…
Bloomberg
Ghanas Akufo-Addo Sworn in, Pledges to Boost Private Sector
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Fitbit is planning an app store for its wearables
Sounds like there’s a load more functionality coming to the fitness tracker on your wrist, as Fitbit’s CEO James Park has said he’s hoping to bring an app store to his company’s line of wearables “as soon as possible”.Park made the announcement during an interview at CES, reports The Verge, and it’s…
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Microsoft unveils Azure-based cloud platform for connected vehicles
At CES 2017 on Friday, Microsoft announced its latest plan to get involved in cars and their technology. No, the company isn’t making its own autonomous vehicle like everyone else seems to be doing these days. Instead it’s Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform, a cloud system built on the Azure platform…
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Is Your Relationship Codependant? And What Exactly Does That Mean?
Like “self love” or “inner child,” the term “codependent” smacks of pop psychology psychobabble. To make matters worse, it’s become shorthand for a whole… — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Celebs Bid Farewell to Obama at White House Party
Prez Obama had pretty much every big star who gave him mad support over at his crib Friday night, and it looked super cool. The guest list pretty much says it all … David Letterman, Paul McCartney, John Legend & Chrissy Teigen, Robert De…
9to5Mac
9to5Mac Best of CES 2017 Awards
While Apple doesn’t have an official presence at the Consumer Electronics Show, CES 2017 has been packed with new and innovative technology that takes advantage of Apple’s hardware and software. 9to5Mac has been on the ground in Las Vegas all week tracking down the best and most interesting new technologies…
RT – Daily news
From Istanbul to Moscow, cold snap wreaks havoc across Europe (PHOTOS)
Bone-freezing cold, heavy snowstorms, and floods have been plaguing the European continent this week, causing power outages, traffic jams, cancelled flights, and even a stream of plastic eggs with toys washing up on a German island. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Donald Trump was asked if he could quote any Bible verses.
He replied,”Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Deport him and you do not have to feed him again.” Trump 20:16 submitted by /u/JakabBigShow64 to /r/Jokes [link] [comments]
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The tallest building in the world, tearing through the clouds. Literally skyscraping
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European countries that have ever invaded Poland
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Jeff Reeves’s Strength in Numbers: 3 ways to profit with stocks and ETFs in the ‘year of the dollar’
Regardless of your allocation to stocks or your investment horizon, this kind of big-picture trend in the dollar means now is the time to position your investment portfolio to profit — and to avoid some of the pitfalls that can come from a strong domestic currency, writes Jeff Reeves.
Mashable
Vladimir Putin wanted a President Trump
A report from United States intelligence agencies released on Friday says Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted Donald Trump to become president. But the public release doesn’t do much to show exactly how the intelligence community came to that conclusion.  For what it’s worth, the report’s writers…
MakeUseOf
Get a Lifetime of Online Protection with VPNSecure for Just $39
From nosy government agencies to public Wi-Fi hackers, there are many reasons to protect your online privacy. VPNSecure gets the job done by keeping you anonymous while you browse, and you can now get lifetime service for just $39 — that’s 90% off the regular price courtesy of MakeUseOf Deals. What You…
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How mental and physical activity could help develop the brain of a ‘superager’
There are some people in their 60s and 70s whose brains are indistinguishable from the nimble minds of 25-year-olds.
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Amazon’s bookstores are pulling straight from the playbook of independent booksellers (AMZN)
Independent bookstores have been thriving in recent years. It looks like Amazon wants a piece of that market.
Business Insider
The best city in every state if you want to buy a home
Determined by resident incomes, the quality of school districts, and cost of homes and property taxes.
Business Insider
13 items to add to your home gym to help you get fit this year
Whether you want to create a complete home gym or just need something simple to keep you active, these items will help you stick to your resolution for 2017.
Business Insider
7 self-driving car milestones to look out for in 2017
Get ready to see a lot more self-driving cars on the road in 2017.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
How one family thrives in the Arctic with a cob house inside a solar geodesic dome
Around four years ago Inhabitat learned of the Hjertefolger family who were building a gorgeous geodesic dome home, Nature House, in northern Norway. Once built, the family had big plans for their home – from yoga classes to growing produce inside the dome – and Inhabitat caught up with them now that…
Business Insider
17 things you should definitely ask for the next time you check in to a hotel
Try asking for these free amenities next time you travel.
Business Insider
In a revealing interview with Henry Blodget, Ray Dalio offers a radical solution to the threat of ‘fake news’ and details life inside Bridgewater
Bridgewater CEO Ray Dalio speaks out on fake news and the truth about life inside the world’s largest hedge fund.
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Success! SpaceX Figures Out Why Its Rocket Blew Up
Four months after a SpaceX rocket exploded on its launch pad in Florida, the pioneering, privately owned space company is ready to return to space. If all goes well Sunday, we could soon see SpaceX resume regularly tweeting out images like this one — of rockets making sonic booms, instead of rockets…
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These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week
This week, Tech.eu tracked 13 technology M&A transactions and 29 tech funding deals totalling €484 million (about $510 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel. Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week: 1) Intel has acquired a 15% stake in Here, the mapping and location…
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Sanrio’s New Office Panda Character Is A Ticking Time Bomb
Meet Sanrio’s new character Aggretsuko! She a cute red panda that works as an office associate at a trading company in Tokyo. She may also be an alcoholic with a violent temper that’s about to snap and kill everyone she works with. Introducing, #Aggretsuko! She’s a Red Panda who works as an office…
Zero Hedge
Airport Shooter Said He Was “Mind Controlled” By A U.S. Intelligence Agency
Submitted by Shepard Ambellas of Intellihub Airport shooter admits he was ‘mind controlled’ by intelligence agency, eyewitness claims there were at least three other “sleepers,” shooters, with high-powered rifles shooting into crowd Eyewitness: “There was like at least three people in there still shooting”…
Business Insider
CREDIT SUISSE: Here are 11 ‘darlings’ of the US stock market
“A Credit Suisse team led by Lori Calvasina looked at “long only, actively managed” small, mid, and large cap funds”
Business Insider
3 tricks for learning a new language — from a guy who speaks 20
Matthew Youlden is a Language Ambassador for Babbel and speaks over 20 languages. He explains his top three tricks for learning a new language.
Business Insider
A 21-year-old college student breaks down which social networks are hot and which are not
This 21-year-old social media expert has the definitive take on what’s hot and what’s not, from established players like Facebook to underdogs like Snapchat.
Business Insider
Tesla’s greatest hope for going mass market could present a threat to its car factory (TSLA)
The Gigafactory could be too successful for Tesla’s own good.
RT – Daily news
Huge planet hurling comets to their doom in nearby solar system – NASA
The Hubble telescope has detected signs of several doomed comets plunging right for the heart of a nearby star. Astronomers says a Jupiter-like planet likely ‘slingshot’ the comets to their doom. Read Full Article at RT.com
Slashdot
Apple’s Share of PC Users Drops To A Five-Year Low
Windows 10 is installed on 24.5% of devices — but that’s only half the story. “Apple’s Mac share of personal computers worldwide fell to a five-year low in December,” reports Computerworld, adding that Linux and Windows “both benefited, with increases of around a half percentage point during 2016.”…
Lifehacker
Recomendo Delivers Fun Tips and Recommendations to Your Inbox
Recomendo is an email newsletter from the editors at Cool Tools filled with interesting recommendations about useful tools, interesting books, and more. And it’s particularly succinct.Cool Tools is a site by Kevin Kelly which, broadly speaking, recommends useful tools that range from apps to websites…
Lifehacker
Saturday’s Best Deals: Hunting Gear, Roku Smart TV, Treadmill, and More
The perfect treadmill to keep your resolutions, Bushnell hunting gear, and a Roku smart TV lead Saturday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get…
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Do Long-Short Equity Mutual Funds Pass The Smell Test?
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Netflix made a game featuring some of its top shows
When Netflix isn’t commissioning award-winning programming and movies, some members of its team dedicate some of their time to building fun little projects. We’ve already The Switch, a Netflix and Chill button that can automatically dim the lights, activate your phone’s Do Not Disturb feature and prepare…
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5 Top Long-Term Stocks to Invest In This Year
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TMZ.com
Lee Daniels Says People Got My ‘White People’ Comment all Wrong (VIDEO)
Lee Daniels was super introspective Friday night when he elaborated on a comment that triggered a lot of hate … “I wanted white people to feel good about being white people because right now, there’s a lot of hatred going on.” We got Lee leaving…
BBC News – World
Chaos and carnage after Syria bomb attack
At least 43 people have been killed in a car bomb blast in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz, near the Turkish border.
Business Insider
One man spent 5 years creating an incredible ‘Minecraft’ universe
The Kingdom of Galekin is one man’s magnum opus in “Minecraft.”
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Steak Cooking Hot Stone Set
Meat-eaters rejoice – with this steak cooking hot stone set you can enjoy a hibachi-style meat from the comfort of home. Once the stone has been heated in the oven, you simply place the meat on the bamboo plate and cook your steak to perfection. Check it out $95.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Jewelry & Eyeglass Cleaner
Keep your valuables looking as pristine as the day you bought them with help from this jewelry and eyeglass cleaner. This powerful cleaning system emits 42,000 ultrasonic waves per second to gently remove dirt and grime off of jewelry and eyewear. Check it out $25.52
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Arctic Cold Brew Coffee System
Enjoy a coffee house quality cold brew whenever the mood strikes by making it yourself using the Artic cold brew coffee system. It utilizes cold water to brew a rich artisanal styled drink with a smoother taste, with low acidity and a powerful energy boost. Check it out $49.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Purple Strawberry Seeds
Grow a technicolor garden that’ll put the Land of Oz to shame by planting these purple strawberry seeds alongside your other crops. These edible hybrid seeds have a high germination rate and are available in other colors like pink, green, red, blue, purple, and yellow. Check it out $7.00
ThisIsWhyImBroke.com
Watch Ya Mouth Party Game
Watch Ya Mouth is the incredibly fun game that works by having one player attempt to read phrases out loud while wearing a dental mouthpiece that grossly hampers the ability to enunciate words, while the rest of the players try and guess what is being said. Check it out $18.80
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Levitating Light Bulb Lamp
Defy gravity by giving your bedroom some great ambient lighting with this levitating light bulb lamp. This conversation starter employs the use of magnetic fields to make the light bulb appear as if it was magically hovering in the air. Check it out $109.99
Vat19
World’s Smallest Bottle Opener
Sometimes bigger isn’t always better. PiCO may be the world’s smallest bottle opener, but it packs a lot of punch. Buy here: https://www.vat19.com/item/pico-bottle-opener-worlds-smallest-bottle-opener?adid=youtube ******************* Early Notification Squad: Enter the coupon code “earlysquad” (no…
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Not a Lot of People Know This About Bank of America
Bank of America’s headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. Image source: iStock/Thinkstock.In a recent interview on Bloomberg TV, Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) CEO Brian Moynihan brought up an interesting point that current and prospective investors in its stock should know.Continue reading
PCWorld
The FTC accuses D-Link of manufacturing insecure routers and cameras
A Federal Trade Commission attempt to rein in a poorly secured IoT device is raising questions over whether the U.S. regulator has the power to crack down on vendors suspected of shoddy practices.On Thursday, the FTC filed a complaint against Taiwanese manufacturer D-Link Systems that charged the company’s…
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Is Social Security Going to Leave You Shortchanged in Retirement?
Millions of Americans rely on Social Security for the lion’s share of their retirement income, and that’s a problem given that the average monthly Social Security check will be just $1,360 this year. Will Social Security leave you shortchange in retirement? Here’s what you need to know about Social Security…
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Obi-Wan Remembers The Truth
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Playable Bookshelf Tetris
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Mashable
Single-wheeled GeoBlade electric skateboard is straight out of a sci-fi movie
LAS VEGAS — Last year, Hoverboard Technologies’ Robert Bigler came by Mashable HQ in New York to show me the Hoverboard, a skateboard deck with a disc-shaped wheel at its center. As futuristic as the Hoverboard was, it was just too expensive at $4,000 for the fully-loaded model. With the product’s failed…
The Awesomer
Vasque ColdSpark UltraDry
Price: $140  | BuyVasque Footwear’s rugged and durable hiking boots are ready to take on whatever mother nature throws their way, with a 200g 3M Thinsulate insulation, UltraDry material for warmth, and a high-traction ColdHold outsole. Available in both men’s and women’s sizes. More Awesome…
TMZ.com
A.J. McLean Heartsick and Scared Over Florida Shooting (VIDEO)
A.J. McLean was shaken at a baggage claim carousel 2,500 miles from Friday’s scene of slaughter, but his reaction is like it happened at the next carousel over. We got AJ at LAX and he all but threw up his hands over the shooting at the Ft.…
Zero Hedge
China Launches Bitcoin Crackdown: PBOC Will Probe Abnormal Investor Behavior “And Rectify Misbheavior”
Having long been advocates of Bitcoin (ever since Sept. 2015 when it traded at $230) for the simple reason that we were confident the digital currency would eventually become China’s favorite means of circumventing capital controls – precisely as has transpired – two months ago we warned that the unprecedented…
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Digital Trends
The Onitor Track fitness band tailors workout routines to your physiology
Losing weight can be an exercise in futility. Settling on a fitness routine is one thing, but maintaining consistency when it comes to good wellness habits is another — it’s far too easy to fall into a downward spiral, or to “yo-yo” between a healthy and unhealthy lifestyle. That was the catalyst for…
Business Insider
A look inside the exclusive Washington, DC, neighborhood where the Trumps and Obamas will live as neighbors
The historic neighborhood is both close to Downtown and full of large housing stock that’s great for entertaining.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Key Words: Billionaire Buffett says he caps his spending at McDonald’s on stock market’s down days
The trailer for “Becoming Warren Buffett” arrives, and it features the Oracle of Omaha talking about cutting back his spending when stocks are falling.`
Scientific American Content: Global
What Is Philosophy’s Point?, Part 1 (Hint: It’s Not Discovering Truth)
Philosophy can still serve many purposes, even if it can’t compete with science as a method of accumulating knowledge — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Quartz
Bitcoin might just be a plausible response to the “war on cash” declared by governments around the world
Disparate collections of people around the world may find an unlikely common cause in 2017. They include Indians struggling with the effects of demonetization; Chinese currency speculators; Swedish pensioners; and desperate Venezuelans. These groups are all enemy combatants in the war on cash being…
Quartz
A French woman turned her address book of Paris’s best insider spots into a multimillion-dollar startup
It started with a tip about a secret spirits distillery behind a flower shop in the Bastille. For the last eight years, a weekly email called “My Little Paris” has been revealing the city’s hidden gems to millions of Francophiles. Initially self-published by avid flâneur Fany Péchiodat for friends who…
Quartz
Feeling tired for no reason? Time to reset your circadian clock
Have you ever wondered why you don’t feel tired until late at night, but your spouse is fast asleep at 10pm and wakes spontaneously at 6am? We each have an internal biological clock, called a circadian clock, that organizes the internal and external activities of our body around the 24-hour day. While…
Quartz
Germany is being sued over its forgotten genocide
The descendants of the people massacred in Germany’s forgotten genocide 110 years ago are suing the present-day Berlin government. Namibia’s Herero and Nama people filed a class action lawsuit in a New York court on Jan. 5, demanding damages for the first genocide of the 20th century. After more than…
Quartz
The product that stole the show at CES 2017 didn’t even have a booth
As Quartz’s time at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas comes to a close, we have rounded up CES’s best phones, TVs, concept cars, and miscellany. Rather than being focused on breakout gadgets, this year was especially homogenous, dominated by similar products competing in a few categories: We…
Quartz
Seeing black people enjoying South Africa’s beaches still isn’t a normal sight. It should be
South Africa enjoys 2,500 kilometers (nearly 1,600 miles) of coastline, from the desert that rolls into the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the lush green dunes along the Indian Ocean in the east. But these beaches are also political spaces. Every New Year’s Day, it is tradition for tens of thousands…
Tools and Toys
Kai Scissors
I just discovered the Japanese company Kai Scissors thanks to Dan Provost, via Studio Neat’s Gazette newsletter: I feel like I won Christmas this year by basically giving everyone I know a pair of Kai Scissors. Scissors are one of those tools that you might not think to have a great version of,…
RT – Daily news
Tube strike set to go ahead after talks collapse in London
A 24-hour strike by London Underground (LU) staff is set to go ahead Sunday evening bringing huge transport disruptions to services after a main union walked out of last minute talks to avert the action. Read Full Article at RT.com
Business Insider
Buying these 9 gadgets will save you money in 2017
If saving money is your main priority in the new year, these 9 gadgets can actually help you make that happen.
Business Insider
Here is the flashy $2 billion stadium the Raiders want to build in Las Vegas
The Raiders’ move to Las Vegas isn’t definite, but they continue to make a push.
Business Insider
Democrats have a white voter problem
Black and Latino Americans are among the most religious groups in the country, and these voters overwhelmingly back Democrats.
GearHungry
Intelligent Security Camera Cover
Mark Zuckerberg covers his laptop’s camera. Maybe you should, too. The Intelligent Security Camera Cover, or ISCC, makes doing so way more elegant than sticking a small piece of Post-It over your camera. It’s thinner than its competitors and even thinner than a credit card to ensure your laptop’s screen…
Lifehacker
Top 10 Ways to Avoid Joint and Wrist Pain at the Office
Working long hours at a desk, whether you use a computer all day or some other tool to get your work done, can wreak havoc on your wrists, knees, and other joints. Here are ten ways you can keep them in good health, and reduce the pain and discomfort your day-to-day may be putting you through.10. Stay…
Bloomberg
Winter Storm Slams Southeast Leaving Canceled Flights in Wake
Business Insider
US gasoline demand could be headed towards permanent decline
“Over the longer-term, consumers will be offered a lot more choices for fuel-efficient and electric vehicles”
Business Insider
Danny Meyer explains the biggest mistake he’s made while starting burger chain Shake Shack
It’s all about growth when it comes to building a business.
Cool Tools
Ask Cool Tools Featured Questions
Here are last week’s suggestions for Srb2017 who was looking for earphones that are comfortable when worn in bed. Moewalsh wants to know if its possible to fix a crack in a fiberglass tank with Fiberfix? and Adamh needs suggestions for good-tasting sugarless drinks for gym workouts.
SlashGear
Toyota’s Concept-i designers talk AI co-pilots and self-driving style
Toyota’s Concept-i autonomous car winks at you, remembers the minutiae of your interests, and suggests detours to hang out with your friends: all in the name of getting you to trust its self-driving talents. Revealed at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, CA. this week, on the one hand it’s a striking design study…
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Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
S. Sudan: World’s youngest nation faces bleak future
More than five years after its independence, South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, is plagued by civil war. The regular army and rebel troops have been fighting since 2013. Tens of thousands of civilians have been killed in the brutal conflict and up to three million displaced.
Fool.com Headlines
David Gardner Welcomes Guy Kawasaki to Rule Breaker Investing
Rule Breaker Investing wrapped up its Entrepreneur series last month with an interview with Guy Kawasaki, the Silicon Valley-based author, speaker, and chief evangelist at Canva. For decades, Guy has led a distinguished career in the technology world, and in this episode, he shares his personal Ten Commandments…
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Another Reason Tesla and Trump May Be a Better Fit Than First Thought
After Donald Trump was elected to be the next president of the United States in November, shares of electric-car maker Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) fell about 5% during the next seven days. Some investors may have been concerned about how a Republican-controlled White House and Congress could impact electric-vehicle…
Digital Trends
Hyundai wants to use its manufacturing skills to make exoskeleton tech more affordable
If you were heading up the R&D budget at Hyundai, a company best known as the world’s third largest automaker, what would you invest in? That’s right: the obvious answer is clearly a series of Iron Man-style robotic exoskeletons. Shown off to a lucky few at CES, the company has built two robotic…
Loudwire
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Reveals What Bands Cliff Burton Listened to on Tour Bus
Guesting on the ‘Talk Is Jericho’ podcast, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich revealed which albums Cliff Burton used to play on the tour tour bus. Continue reading…
Ultimate Classic Rock
Watch James Corden and Jim Parsons Spoof Kansas’ ‘Dust in the Wind’ Video
James Corden and Jim Parsons wore some excessively ’70s outfits in a remake of Kansas’ “Dust in the Wind” video. Continue reading…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
DIY: Force flower bulbs and seeds to beat the winter blues
There’s something extraordinarily beautiful about fresh flowers in the depths of winter, especially if they’re living plants that won’t lose their vibrancy and fragrance after a couple of days in a vase. “Forcing” bulbs or sowing seeds in pots allows you to
Forbes – Markets
What should you do when the Dow hits 20,000?
With the market at record highs, now is the time to think about tactics such as rebalancing. Here’s a guide.
Ars Technica
LAM Mozambique Airlines took damage while landing, may have hit a drone
Enlarge (credit: LAM Mozambique Airlines) LAM Mozambique Airlines has told Portuguese-language media that one of its aircraft was struck Thursday, possibly by a drone. In a Facebook post, the airline said that the crew of the Boeing 737 heard a bang, suggesting that some sort of “external body”…
Mashable
TVs are getting so thin, it’s like they’re disappearing
LAS VEGAS — Where’s TV tech going next? If there’s one place to find out, it’s CES, the yearly Las Vegas show where nearly all the electronics manufacturers bring their wares. But for the last couple of years, TV manufacturers have looked a bit aimless, jumping from one new tech to another, but never…
BBC News – World
Donald Trump blasts ‘fools’ who oppose good Russian ties
Donald Trump vows to work with Russia to solve the “pressing problems of the world”.
Business Insider
A year ago, I quit my job to start a business — here’s what I wish someone had told me at the beginning
I spent six months preparing, but I still wasn’t prepared for the plot twists, the highs, and the lows.
Business Insider
How much it would cost to 3D print the Death Star and other real and fictional landmarks
The answers will surprise you.
News
In Transit, Taiwan President Set To Make A Stop In U.S.– To China’s Displeasure
Tsai Ing-wen is on her way to Central America for a nine-day trip, but she will be stopping in Houston on the way. After a diplomatic dust-up last month, China is watching the trip closely.(Image credit: Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty Images)
The Manual
Nomadix Towels: No More Smelly, Dirty Towels while Traveling
The Nomadix towel is antimicrobial, made from recyclable material, and dries quick. The post Nomadix Towels: No More Smelly, Dirty Towels while Traveling appeared first on The Manual.
io9
This Hack Might Unlock Your NES Classic or Brick It
If you really wanted to go out of your way, it’s definitely possible to make your own Raspberry Pi-powered NES Classic. But for most, that cute and convenient little package by Nintendo is the best way to go. That’s why using this hack to load ROMs onto the new-retro device is a gift from the gaming…
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Open-source plant database confirms top US bioenergy crop
Scientists have confirmed that Miscanthus, long speculated to be the top biofuel producer, yields more than twice as much as switchgrass in the US using an open-source bioenergy crop database gaining traction in plant science, climate change, and ecology research.
DudeIWantThat.com
Wireless Bluetooth Beanie
Rock out with your cock out cranium cozy and threads stylin’ in this Bluetooth audio beanie from Sky Innovations. Did you know that up to 50% of body heat escapes through your head? And did you also know that your head is where your ears are located? Wearing a hat that pumps jams is really the only…
RT – Daily news
‘Zero tolerance’: Merkel’s rival Gabriel calls for shutting down Salafist mosques in Germany
German mosques run by clerics adhering to the ultra-conservative sect of Sunni Islam called Salafism should be shut down, their communities broken up, and preachers expelled, believes German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel. Read Full Article at RT.com
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LPT: Use “C.A.R” or “S.T.A.R” in Job applications & Interviews
This thread inspired me to post this tip… Edit: CAR Car is Context, Action, Result STAR Star is Situation, Task, Action, Result. When applying for jobs, you need to give examples if you can; it’s alright saying “I would do …” but it’s much better to say “I did …”. Using this technique, I went…
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Was 2016 especially dangerous for celebrities? An empirical analysis.
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TIL the term “genuine leather” isn’t reassuring you that the item is made of real leather, it as an actual distinct grade of leather and is the second worst type of leather there is.
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NatureNews – Most recent articles – nature.com science feeds
Gene-edited cows, rogue clinics, speedier drug approvals: the challenges facing Trump’s FDA chief
The agency’s next leader will have an opportunity to reshape its approach to regulation.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21256
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This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through January 7th)
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Google’s AlphaGo AI Secretively Won More Than 50 Straight Games Against the World’s Top Go PlayersZheping Huang | QUARTZ “On Jan. 4, after winning more than 50 games against several of the world’s best Go players, Ke included, a user registered with an ID of “Master” on two…
Fool.com Headlines
3 Companies Whose Sales Could Double in 2017
While companies that promise triple-digit sales growth are rare, they do exist. In fact, market watchers currently believe that ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ACAD), NovoCure Ltd (NASDAQ: NVCR), and Intercept Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ICPT) will all pull off that feat in the coming year. Does that mean…
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3 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy in January
Image source: Getty Images.Since the election of Donald J. Trump, the equity markets have been on a strong run, along with the U.S. dollar. However, it hasn’t been an even rally, with Dividend Aristocrats underperforming both small caps and the S&P 500 index:Continue reading
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The Morning After: Friday, January 6th 2017
Hey, good morning! We’ve reached the midpoint of CES, and we’re meeting airport robots, staring at self-balancing motorbikes and asking Ron Jeremy about his vision of the future. Of course. You’ll never drop your bike in a parking lot again.Honda’s amazing self-balancing motorcycle defies…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
How to keep your parents’ assets from the taxman
Here are seven strategies that can save your parents money in their later years and limit the taxes owed by the estate after their death.
Bloomberg Politics
House Democrats Struggle to Find a Voice in Trump-Era Minority
Jamie Raskin has been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for less than a week, but he isn’t joining a newly energized and resurgent Democratic caucus like he hoped. Instead, he’ll be a freshman member of a party stuck in the political wilderness.
MakeUseOf
You Can Still Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free (With a Loophole)
Maybe at first you were turned away by the purported problems of Windows 10 and gladly let the free upgrade window pass by without a second thought, but now you’ve seen the big updates and improvements that are coming and wish you could join in. Well, there is still a loophole that you can use to upgrade…
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PCWorld
Second-gen Nvidia Shield TV hands-on: All the new killer features Nvidia didn’t talk about
Bloomberg
Euro-Area Economic Confidence Jumps to Highest Since 2011
BBC News – World
Ivory Coast’s Bouake and Daloa hit by shooting
Gunfire is heard in two cities in Ivory Coast in a suspected mutiny by troops, military sources say.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Car-to-car connectivity is near, but challenges remain
Even as the dream of connected cars inches closer, many regulatory and infrastructure challenges remain.
RT – Daily news
Trump’s US Embassy move to Jerusalem will be ‘gift to extremists,’ Jordan warns
Moving the US Embassy in Israel to contested Jerusalem will inflame “the Islamic and Arab streets,” and will serve as a gift to extremists, warned a top official from Jordan, one of Washington’s closest allies in the volatile region. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The Morning After: Friday, January 6th 2017
Hey, good morning! We’ve reached the midpoint of CES, and we’re meeting airport robots, staring at self-balancing motorbikes and asking Ron Jeremy about his vision of the future. Of course.
International Business Times
Norway FM Radio Shutdown: Oslo To Go Digital Despite Critics Saying Switch Could Cut Off Millions
Norway is going ahead with its controversial decision to switch off its FM radio network next week, making it the first country to go digital. Critics said the move was risky and unpopular pointing out that nearly 2 million cars in the nation are not equipped with Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) receivers.
Digital Trends
Tinder pranks CES with its multi-user VR headset for couples
Tinder is launching a virtual reality headset. Gotcha! It’s not doing anything of the sort. Instead, the dating app has set up a stall at CES with its very own fake VR device, all for the LOLs — its words, not ours. If you happen to be at the convention in Las Vegas and can tear yourself away from the…
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After 60 wins and 0 losses over 7 days, Google unmasks misterious player of Go “Master” as being an improved version of the AlphaGo AI
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Stewardship policy reduces antimicrobial use on farms
Evidence suggests the frequent use of certain antimicrobials (AM) in food-producing animals may reduce their effectiveness as treatments for both animals and humans. Researchers at the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences are finding novel ways to address these concerns, working with…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Lowell Observatory to renovate Pluto discovery telescope
The instrument at Lowell Observatory used by Clyde Tombaugh to discover Pluto will soon undergo renovation. The year-long project, set to begin on January 12, will include restoration of both the historic telescope and the wooden dome that houses it. While the telescope will be removed from the dome…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Students film breathtaking curvature of Earth using high-altitude weather balloon
Physics students from the University of Leicester have captured breathtaking images of the Earth’s stratosphere using a high altitude weather balloon.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
The elements of life mapped across the Milky Way by SDSS/APOGEE
To say “we are stardust” may be a cliche, but it’s an undeniable fact that most of the essential elements of life are made in stars.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Can garnet planets be habitable?
What makes a rocky planet Earth-like? Astronomers and geoscientists have joined forces using d
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