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5,000 National Guard Deployed At Inauguration As Michael Moore Calls For “100 Days Of Resistance” Against Trump
Michael Moore just won’t let it go. The filmmaker who last made news when he pushed for a national campaign to overturn the Electoral College vote (and failed), is now calling for large protests at Donald Trump’s inauguration and “100 days of protest” during the president-elect’s first 100 days in…
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College team surprisingly good at ‘swimming’ through snow in Speedos
You got to hand it to these swimmers from Georgia Tech: they’re dedicated to swimming no matter what the conditions.  SEE ALSO: Watch an adorable panda delightfully destroy a snowman When the school’s planned tri-meet in Virginia against Virginia Tech and the University of Kentucky was canceled by…
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Fiat Chrysler Plans Investment in U.S. Plants
Fiat Chrysler said Sunday it will invest $1 billion in two existing plants, creating what it says will be 2,000 new jobs and expanding its sports utility and truck lineup even as its passenger car business shrinks.
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The Engadget Podcast Ep 23: Leaving Las Vegas
Editor in chief Michael Gorman, executive editor Christopher Trout and managing editor Dana Wollman join host Terrence O’Brien to give you one last update from the ground in Las Vegas. They talk about the history of sex at CES, it’s quiet reemergence and all the most absurd gadgets from the show floor….
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Countries that have ever been under European control
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No Fourth Wall Left
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Hail Satan
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Ran into this at our local greasy spoon this morning
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I wondered what a dno was until I realized they mounted the “soup” sign upside down.
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This Video Explains How GitHub Works As Simply As Possible
As ubiquitous as it is, GitHub is a little baffling for beginners because it’s not evident at the start how it actually works. So, GitHub made a video to help make sense of it all.The video is essentially a beginner’s guide to GitHub’s terminology, how it works, why you’d use it, and more. It walks you…
International Business Times
BlackBerry Mercury: TCL’s New Phone Combines Passport, BlackBerry PRIV Elements To Upgrade Classic Form Factor
The BlackBerry smartphone that is codenamed “Mercury” has already made an appearance at CES 2017. However, those who had the chance to view the handset personally were not allowed to divulge the specs and features of the device yet. Nevertheless, the alpha prototype is already catching the attention…
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HTC Vive Phone Banking On Self-Expression, Not VR Technology In Leaked Promo Clip
HTC could be preparing a Vive-branded smartphone for its Jan. 12 event. This speculation comes from a recently leaked promotional video that showcases how the Taiwanese company wants to encourage individual styling for its handsets.
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Will Obama Grant More Clemency Requests With Less Than 2 Weeks In Office?
Harvard Professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. talks about his work on criminal justice reform, and the last minute clemency requests to President Obama.
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Which Moral Principle Should Prevail In Case Of Dylann Roof?
NPR’s Michel Martin talks with ethicist and founder of the Ethics Alarm blog Jack Marshall about the moral and ethical implications of the death penalty decision for Dylann Roof.
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Try To Keep Count Of How Many Times You Hear ‘Confirmation’ This Week
This week will be packed with Senate confirmation hearings for some of President-elect Donald Trump’s top officials, but some nominees still have incomplete ethic reviews.
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The Octopus watch might make a responsible person out of your kid
I’m no parent, but I was sort of a lazy jerk as a child. While I eventually got my act together, I have to wonder if having something like the Octopus watch as a wee lad might have helped. Unlike other smartwatches for youngsters, which usually focus…
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Top Economists Grapple With Public Disdain for Initiatives
Leading U.S. economists are suffering an identity crisis as many of the institutions they helped build and causes they advanced have come in for public scorn and rejection at the ballot box.
Zero Hedge
The Problem With Forecasts
Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestemntAdvice.com, The Problem With Forecasts We can’t predict the future – if it was actually possible fortune tellers would all win the lottery.  They don’t, we can’t, and we aren’t going to try. However, this doesn’t stop the annual parade of Wall Street analysts…
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Accept your fate: You can’t escape the smart home – CNET
Analysis: The long-predicted connected home of the future finally felt ubiquitous at CES 2017. The good news? You may actually love it.
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5 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Municipal Bonds
When most of us think of investing in bonds, we immediately picture the large corporations behind them. But municipalities — cities, states, and townships — can also issue bonds to raise capital for special projects, whether it’s roadwork, schools, or hospital systems.Image source: Getty Images.Continue…
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This chunk of ice broke loose and was rounded off by the current.
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What my block’s glass recycling bin looked like the day after New Year’s Eve
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Germany detained over 900 human traffickers in 2016
Germany detained about 900 human traffickers in 2016 – more than half of them on the border with Austria – according to Interior Ministry data cited by Welt am Sonntag. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
iPhone commercial or foreign indie film? Apple gets artsy with new ad.
Apple’s latest commercial looks like something straight out of a foreign indie film. “Take Mine” is Apple’s latest one-minute ad meant to show off the iPhone 7 Plus’ portrait mode and new depth-of-field feature. The short film, featuring indie film-style yellow subtitles, starts in an old cafe…
Digital Trends
Tour the top booths of CES 2017 in full 360-degree video
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is one of the craziest places on Earth. For a week each January, nearly all of the event space in Las Vegas is filled with the latest tech. More than 175,000 people come to visit the CES show, and the 43 football fields worth of gadgets and gizmos on display there….
Digital Trends
Shallow Side’s streaming chops run deep, but they love vinyl too
“Our goal is we want to revitalize the entire rock genre — that whole world where rock & roll was such a strong force.” New year, new bands, new tunes. Now that the traditional holiday box set and career retrospective rush is over, the best time of the year for new and upcoming artists to make…
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Italy to Meet Alitalia Executives With 1,600 Jobs on the Line
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‘Bust of the year’: Texas cops mistake kitty litter for meth, hold suspect for 3 days
A man arrested in the biggest “drug bust of the year” in Harris County, Texas, has been cleared after police realized it was kitty litter and not methamphetamine that they had arrested him for. Read Full Article at RT.com
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A Syrian Story | Basel Al Haj | TEDxEvansville
In a world full of preconceptions that can prevent many people from offering help to their fellow human beings, here is a hopeful message from a young Syrian man who wanted to share his story. A story of survival, hope, and love. Born in the Syrian capital, Damascus, Basel and his family were forced…
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Probably the most unsustainable man on the planet? | Andrew Clutterbuck | TEDxFryslân
Who are you and why do you do what you do? You can ask every person this question. No big deal. But sometimes you will come across someone whose answer is so inspiring, that it becomes a story. A special one… A father in training, A husband with 9 lives, A crazy big brother, A son that means well…
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Making time for the environment | Aly Blenkin | TEDxFulhamWomen
Aly tells her story on how she decided to move to a plant based diet when she was 17 years old, a brave decision coming from a Canadian farming family. Aly spoke passionately about how ‘The actions we take can contribute to reducing our carbon footprint’ and gave us helpful tips on how do to this such…
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Lockheed Martin to build NASA’s trojan asteroid explorer Lucy
Denver CO (SPX) Jan 09, 2017 Lockheed Martin has been selected to design, build and operate the spacecraft for NASA’s Lucy mission. One of NASA’s two new Discovery Program missions, Lucy will perform the first reconnaissance of the Jupiter Trojan asteroids orbiting the sun in tandem with the gas…
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Hubble provides interstellar road map for Voyagers’ galactic trek
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Jan 09, 2017 NASA’s two Voyager spacecraft are hurtling through unexplored territory on their road trip beyond our solar system. Along the way, they are measuring the interstellar medium, the mysterious environment between stars. NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is providing…
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Vanilla aircraft proves to be anything but plain
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 06, 2017 A DARPA-backed small business effort broke boundaries for long-endurance flight this month by launching a uniquely designed, combustion-powered unmanned aircraft that stayed aloft for more than two days and two nights. The flight was terminated several days ahead…
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New Year yields interesting bright soil for Opportunity rover
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 09, 2017 Opportunity is located on the rim of Endeavour crater, heading south along the rim. The near-term plan is to reach a valley called “Willamette” where grooves are seen in orbital imagery. Just before the holidays, the rover encountered some difficult, steep terrain….
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Arianespace to launch Intelsat 39
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 06, 2017 Arianespace has announced that it will launch Intelsat 39 for Intelsat, one of the world’s largest satellite operators. Intelsat 39 will provide broadband networking and video distribution services in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, as well as broadband…
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The hidden artist of the Soviet space programme
Korolyov, Russia (AFP) Jan 8, 2017 When Galina Balashova designed her first space habitation module for Soviet cosmonauts, she drew a landscape on its interior wall, something that could remind them of home. An architect by training and an artist at heart, Balashova went on to spend three decades…
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Project Ariana can turn your whole living room into one giant screen
Razer has long touted its Chroma lighting – those RGB LED lights that you find on keyboards, mice, cases and laptops like the new Razer Blade Pro – as the next step in immersion. And while synchronized lighting does add a certain je ne sais quoi to games like Overwatch, Diablo III and Call of Duty Black…
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Online Discount Brokers: Robinhood vs. TradeStation
The truth is that online brokerages exist for just about every kind of investing style. The hard part is finding the brokerage that works perfectly for your needs. We tend to think that focusing on the main criteria — commissions, fund selection, research capabilities, etc. — is the best way to find…
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Sydney buses trial free Wi-Fi as provider collects and discloses personal user info
The NSW government has announced that free Wi-Fi will be provided in a trial across 50 buses, using a network provider that openly collects a vast amount of user data and passes it onto third parties.
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You Haven’t Seen A Horse’s True Colors Until You’ve Seen It Go Wild On A Squeaky Toy
The YouTube description for this clip is “Hilarious fun with he’s squeaky chook” and honestly — that’s all you need to know.
Digg Top Stories
The Technology Race To Build — Or Stop — North Korea’s Nuclear Missiles
As Pyongyang warns of an upcoming ICBM test, and Trump threatens to stop it, the Pentagon has few good options.
Digg Top Stories
The FBI Has Been Using Geek Squad Employees As Child Porn Informants
If you’ve ever dropped your computer off at a Geek Squad kiosk, you’ve most certainly wondered whether or not they snoop.
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C-3PO’s Grandparents? Helper Robots Develop Skills and Charm
Robots that play chess, provide directions, go out for groceries—these are the helpful robots on display at this year’s CES tech trade show in Las Vegas.
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Parkinson’s Therapy Gets Fresh Look From Device Makers
Medtronic is facing new competition in supplying devices for deep brain stimulation, an established therapy for moderating the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
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CES 2017 recap video: Big trends, top products, and wackiest tech
On the CNET Stage at CES 2017, ZDNet and TechRepublic editors wrapped up the show with a discussion of the most important trends and product categories at this year’s CES.
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4 Reasons I Prefer Wal-Mart Over Amazon
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Advertising: Rick Ross Documentary Video Doubles as Ad for Checkers
When a hip-hop star applied to buy a fast-food franchise in his old neighborhood, the company spotted an opportunity to connect with young consumers.
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Could you climb every 4,000 foot mountain in New Hampshire? In a month? Could you do it all over again the next month? 12 months in a row? Or would you rather sit inside and read this article? [Cool]
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Is Europe Gearing Up For World War III? Biggest Shipment Of US Armaments Since End Of Cold War Arrives In Germany Ahead Of NATO Exercises
U.S. troops began offloading some 2,800 pieces of equipment, including 87 tanks and 144 Bradley fighting vehicles, Sunday in the German port city of Bremerhaven ahead of planned NATO exercises at the end of January in Eastern Europe, just days after U.S. intelligence officials unveiled a report on Russian…
Business Insider
The rise, fall, and comeback of the Chinese economy over the past 800 years
Chinese Adm. Zheng He traveled in ships six times the size of the Santa Maria before Leonardo da Vinci was even born.
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Weekly Indicators: Mortgage Applications Turn Negative Edition
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Road Trip in Search of America | Patricia Herrera | TEDxRVAWomen
Patricia Herrera was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY as the proud daughter of garment workers who emigrated from Ecuador. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Richmond. Patricia researches U.S. Latinx cultural productions, including visual art and…
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The Power to Transform Big Data into Knowledge | Montserrat Fuentes | TEDxRVAWomen
Montserrat (Montse) Fuentes, Ph.D., is Dean of the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences. With a particular interest in statistics,she provides some thought provoking insight into how big data can be applied to everyday life. Montserrat (Montse) Fuentes, PhD, is the Dean of the VCU College of Humanities…
Lifehacker
Tie Your House Key Into Your Shoelaces When You Go for a Run
If your running gear doesn’t have any pockets for storing your key, use your shoes. Your laces will keep it nice and safe.The last thing you want is to lose your house key on a run. If your gear isn’t suited for storing things safely, you can try a hide-a-key, but that’s not ideal for some environments….
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Will China Overtake the U.S. at the Box Office in 2017?
On this episode of Industry Focus: Consumer Goods, the cast considers how Universal Studios’ poor box office showing in 2016 hurts parent company Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA). They also discuss the rising importance of China with its massive audience and predictions for the industry in 2017.A full transcript…
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Jet.com Was Just the Start of Wal-Mart’s E-Commerce Acquisitions
Image source: Jet.Jet.com has helped reinvigorate Wal-Mart’s (NYSE: WMT) online sales growth, but the megaretailer is far from done transforming its online sales operations. Wal-Mart is kicking off the year with the acquisition of ShoeBuy.com, an online shoe retailer that competes with Amazon’s (NASDAQ:…
Zero Hedge
Charges Dropped Against UN Peacekeepers Accused Of Child Abuse In CAR
Submitted by Jesse Tremblay via PlanetFreeWill.com, The New York Times has reported that “a panel of French judges has decided not to bring charges against soldiers accused of having sexually abused children while on a peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic”. The accusations have a…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
I.Coast soldiers end mutiny after deal
Bouak?, Ivory Coast (AFP) Jan 8, 2017 Ivory Coast soldiers on Sunday ended a two-day mutiny in the second city Bouake and other key areas after reaching a deal on their demands for pay rises, housing and faster promotion. President Alassane Ouattara called on his compatriots to “go back about…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
People aren’t the only beneficiaries of power plant carbon standards
Philadelphia PA (SPX) Jan 06, 2017 When the Environmental Protection Agency finalized the Clean Power Plan in 2015 it exercised its authority to regulate carbon dioxide emissions to protect public welfare. The Plan, now the focus of escalating debate, also put the nation on course to meet its goals…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
MH370: No suspicions of crew, passengers, says French probe
Paris (AFP) Jan 6, 2017 A French background check of passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which mysteriously disappeared in 2014, has found no cause for suspicion, concurring sources told AFP on Friday. France has opened its own investigation into the disappearance because…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
280 million-year-old fossil reveals origins of chimaeroid fishes
Chicago IL (SPX) Jan 06, 2017 High-definition CT scans of the fossilized skull of a 280 million-year-old fish reveal the origin of chimaeras, a group of cartilaginous fish related to sharks. Analysis of the brain case of Dwykaselachus oosthuizeni, a shark-like fossil from South Africa, shows telltale…
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18 dead as torrential rains submerge Thai south
Nakhon Si Thammarat , Thailand (AFP) Jan 7, 2017 Heavy rains continued to hammer Thailand’s flood-ravaged south on Saturday, bringing the death toll up to 18 and leaving thousands of villages partially submerged, authorities said. The flooding, which was roof-high in some areas, has affected…
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Murky Amazon waters cloud fish vision
College Park MD (SPX) Jan 06, 2017 Cichlids are a remarkably diverse family of fish, with many African freshwater species known for their incredible visual system. These cichlids’ complex vision results from a diverse array of visual pigment proteins in their retinas: while humans have the genes…
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Thousands evacuated as storm hits southern Philippines
Manila (AFP) Jan 8, 2017 About 6,000 people were evacuated from their homes as a tropical storm hit the southern Philippines on Sunday, raising the risk of floods and landslides, authorities said. The storm, locally named “Auring”, hit Siargao island – just off the main southern island of Mindanao…
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Routes of migratory birds follow today’s peaks in resources
Copenhagen, Denmark (SPX) Jan 06, 2017 Movement of migratory birds is closely linked to seasonal availability of resources. The birds locate the areas with the most resources across continents. Researchers from Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, have tracked…
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Study finds potential instability in Atlantic Ocean water circulation system
New Haven CT (SPX) Jan 06, 2017 One of the world’s largest ocean circulation systems may not be as stable as today’s weather models predict, according to a new study. In fact, changes in the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) – the same deep-water ocean current featured in the…
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Costa Rica on alert as volcano spits ash
San Jos? (AFP) Jan 5, 2017 Costa Rica declared a state of emergency Thursday after eruptions of ash from a volcano forced international flights to be postponed and threatened the capital, authorities said. “For several days now volcano Turrialba has had continual eruptions marked by the constant…
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Debt traps threaten Nepal quake victims
Bhaktapur, Nepal (AFP) Jan 6, 2017 Victims of Nepal’s 2015 earthquake are at risk of slipping into debt as they face a second winter in temporary shelters, according to a monitoring group which says the government has been too slow to disperse reconstruction grants. Nearly 9,000 people were killed…
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At least 23 people die in cold snap across Europe
Warsaw (AFP) Jan 7, 2017 A cold wave across Europe has left at least 23 dead in the past two days, including several migrants and homeless people, authorities said Saturday, with the frigid temperatures expected to continue through the weekend. Russia meanwhile celebrated the coldest Orthodox…
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Mayor of Beijing promises new environmental police force
Beijing (UPI) Jan 8, 2017 At a meeting over the weekend, Beijing’s acting mayor Mayor Cai Qi announced the creation of an environmental police force. It was one of several solutions for the city’s smog problems offered by officials, according to a reports by state media agency Xinhua. “Open-air…
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Potential biofuel crops in Hawaii may successfully sequester carbon in soil
Honolulu HI (SPX) Jan 06, 2017 Two potential biofuel crops in Hawaii–sugarcane and napiergrass–may sequester more carbon in soil than is lost to the atmosphere, according to a study published January 4, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Meghan Pawlowski from University of Hawaii Manoa,…
Business Insider
A Citigroup debt strategist created a scary-looking clock, and it looks like time is running out
While corporate leverage has increased, and there is more uncertainty, spreads are compressing — suggesting traders are actually pricing in less risk.
VentureBeat
Why machine learning will decide which IoT ‘things’ survive
GUEST: No billion-dollar machine could replace a doctor. But a $25 machine can tell you when you need one. In 1996, the ER at Cook County Hospital of Chicago used an algorithm to determine when a patient with chest pain was in danger of having a heart attack and was thus worth one of its scarce hospital…
VentureBeat
Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang dives deep into gaming, VR, autonomous cars, and Shield TV
You could say that Nvidia is at its high-water mark. The company’s stock price has tripled in the past year. It has transformed itself from a maker of graphics chips to an artificial intelligence company. And CEO Jen-Hsun Huang gave the opening keynote speech at CES 2017, the big tech trade show in Las…
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AXA: Dull In A Good Way
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These Simple Laws Explain How the World Works
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11 Ways to See How Climate Change Is Imperiling the Arctic
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Morgan Stanley, UBS to Increase Stakes in Mainland China Ventures
Morgan Stanley and UBS are planning to increase their stakes in their investment-banking operations in mainland China, in a sign of commitment toward developing more business in the country.
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Yellen And Trump Or Japan And Germany: Who Matters More For U.S. Treasurys?
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Cities ment for people or people ment for cities? | Robin Rushdi Al-Sálehi | TEDxUppsalaUniversity
Robin Rushdi Al-Sálehi discusses how humans have been constructing the destruction of mother earth through the ways cities have been designed. To deal with our increasing urbanization and the endless demand cities have on this planet, he came up with two new measurements applicable in urban planning….
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Barack’s Brack
US President Barack Obama adds a parasite to his presidential legacy after scientists name a newly discovered flatworm in his honour.
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Biotech Starts Year With a Look Ahead
In biotech, it is how you start the year that counts. Investors will get a good look at how 2017 is shaping up starting Monday when the 35th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference kicks off in San Francisco.
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Donald Trump Jr. Wants To Make Gun Silencers Easier To Buy
Violence prevention advocates are outraged that the industry is trying to ease silencer restrictions by linking the issue to the eardrums of gun owners.
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My Work Here Is Done
Legacy…   Source: Townhall.com
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Man steals TV remote, gets 22 years in jail – CNET
Commentary: An Illinois man is something of a repeat offender and prosecutors throw the book at him.
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Barrage of winter storms dump dangerous rain and snow on West Coast
An onslaught of West Coast storms caused dangerous flooding and severe mudslides on Sunday, with homes, highways, vineyards and cars slipping underwater in parts of California and Nevada. In Yosemite National Park, the roaring Merced River threatened to reach 11.8 feet deep by Sunday evening, according…
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Beef Jerky Flower Bouquets
Men, say it with diamonds. With chocolate truffles. With roses. Ladies, say it with beef. Jerky. In the shape of flowers for good measure. Because even though nothing will tell your man’s belly how you feel more than 8 ounces of 100% pure dried beef, if you really want him to know how much you love him…
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2018 GMC Terrain compact SUV moves to all-turbocharged line-up at Detroit auto show
Much like Subaru, GMC has enjoyed the benefits of the recent rising tide of SUV sales, as its entire line-up is made up exclusively of utility vehicles or trucks. The all-new 2018 GMC Terrain is the latest salvo from the Detroit-based builder in the battle for the affections of entry-level family shoppers…
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Clay Matthews strips Eli Manning then recovers loose ball after Giants stand around watching it in huge play
Clay Matthews took the fight out of the Giants with a huge strip and fumble recovery to solidify the Packers win.
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Chicagoans, Ex-Gang Members, Officials: ‘No Easy Way To Stop The Violence’
The numbers in 2016 were grim when it came to gun violence in the nation’s third largest city.(Image credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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The New York Post: Hillary Clinton unlikely to run for office again, aide says
Don’t hold out for Hillary Clinton to take on Bill de Blasio for New York City mayor, a top Clinton confidante said Sunday.
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NBC appears to be blocking the Golden Globes livestream online
You can’t stream one of the biggest awards ceremonies of the year online.
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As a kid, I thought other peoples houses smelled weird and that mine was the only one that didn’t.
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ELI5: Why do certain foods (i.e. vanilla extract) smell so sweet yet taste so bitter even though our smell and taste senses are so closely intertwined?
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Sticker Shock, and Maybe Nausea, Hamper Sales of Virtual Reality Gear
One of the most hyped technologies of 2016 has a way to go before it becomes mainstream, with product sales held back by high costs, ergonomic issues and other factors.
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Peña Nieto Faces Unrest in Mexico as Gas Prices Climb and Trump Ascends
Mexico already faces rising crime and a sluggish economy. Now it is bracing for Donald J. Trump’s threatened crackdown on immigration and trade.
NYT > Business Day
Data Could Be the Next Tech Hot Button for Regulators
For decades, dominance in the technology industry was based on software or hardware. Now it is increasingly based on who owns the best data.
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The Wall Street Journal: Severe flooding threat as massive storm hammers Northern California
A massive storm system swept across Northern California on Sunday, bringing the threat of severe flooding and avalanches, as the East Coast recovered from the first winter storm of 2017 that iced roads, dropped more than a foot of snow in some areas and caused at least three deaths.
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Eerie new music video drops for the late David Bowie’s 70th birthday
David Bowie would have been 70 years old on Jan. 8.  To celebrate the legendary, late musician’s birthday anniversary, Columbia Records just released a chunk of the last songs he wrote.  SEE ALSO: Behind-the-scenes footage of George Michael and David Bowie will give you the chills Recorded at…
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Foreigner to Be Joined by Lou Gramm and Other Original Members for Select 40th Anniversary Shows
Foreigner‘s taking to the road again for their 40th anniversary, and they’ve invited some familiar faces along – including original frontman Lou Gramm. Continue reading…
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BMW ‘absolutely committed’ to a new Mexican plant
BMW says it is committed to a new plant in Mexico, despite the policies of US President-elect Trump.
BBC News – World
One man, 200 refugees
One Canadian businessman decided he could do more for desperate Syrians fleeing their war-torn country, so he bankrolled an entire town’s resettlement effort.
International Business Times
Nokia Trademarks Siri, Alexa Competitor Viki; Finnish Company Preparing Own Assistant For Android Handsets?
Is Nokia the latest tech company to join the growing niche of companies investing in AI voice assistants? By the looks of things, it could be so. The Finnish company has even filed for a trademark that would name its own virtual assistant as “Viki.”
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Douche wrecks a rented Ferrari Italia despite his passenger’s advice to not drive like a douche. Not safe for work language in video [Dumbass]
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4 Social Security Rules to Live By
Millions of seniors rely on Social Security to provide a dependable income stream in retirement. And while there’s a lot to learn about Social Security, here are four rules that could help you make the most of your benefits.IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.Continue reading
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OBAMA: Here’s one thing Trump and I have in common
The two are similar in one area, which can be ‘both a strength and a weakness’ in office, Obama said.
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Stephen Curry’s next contract shows why NBA’s superstars will stop switching teams in free agency
The NBA has a new collective bargaining agreement and the biggest change is how superstars can be paid in free agency. With the change, the NBA has seemingly put an end — for now — to superstars jumping ship like the way Kevin Durant abandoned the Oklahoma City Thunder to sign with the Golden State Warriors…
WSJ.com: World Markets
China Foreign-Exchange Reserves Keep Dropping
China’s foreign-exchange reserves fell to the lowest level in nearly six years last month, testing the central bank’s resolve to control the weakening yuan’s descent.
Zero Hedge
Are Social Media’s “Ads For Eyeballs” Valuations About To Be Eviscerated?
Authored by Mark St.Cyr, There’s a peculiar tone emanating from the social media space. It’s a little hard to hear, but if you listen closely, it’s there none the less. That sound is the sudden gasp of realization that the most dominating reasoning and defense that encompassed the entire social media…
Bloomberg
Foxs Soccer World Cup Deal Set to Get Sweeter Amid Expansion
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Jimmy Fallon’s Mariah Carey Joke At The Golden Globes Was Gold
Jimmy Fallon’s hosting gig at The Golden Globes got off to an awkward start after his prompter allegedly cut out … but the comedian saved face with a witty Mariah Carey NYE-inspired joke.  Fallon was forced to ad lib at the beginning of…
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Are Gym Memberships Worth the Money?
Image source: Getty Images.Your physical health is one of the best investments you can make. Taking the time and energy to stay fit can save you substantial healthcare costs down the line. Regular exercise increases longevity and reduces the risk for cardiovascular disease. It’s also been shown to reduce…
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Mediator: WikiLeaks, D.N.C. Hacks and Julian Assange’s Years-Old Vision
In a 2006 essay, Mr. Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, outlined the politically disruptive potential of technology. Hillary Clinton’s loss might be a realization of his vision.
Digital Trends
From smart cradles to contraction trackers, CES 2017 had tons of tech for parents
Having a baby and being a new mom require a whole lot of energy and effort. New parents often feel overwhelmed and could use a helping hand. Luckily, there’s a boom in baby tech that’s designed to help parents take care of their babies more easily. Technology that hasn’t changed in decades — like scales,…
A Daily Dose of Architecture
Architectural Guide Berlin by Dominik Schendel DOM Publishers, 2016 Paperback, 192 pages In November…
Architectural Guide Berlin by Dominik SchendelDOM Publishers, 2016Paperback, 192 pagesIn November last year I traveled to Berlin to cover the World Architecture Festival (WAF) for World-Architects (some highlights are here). Previously I’d visited Frankfurt, Munich and Stuttgart, but this was my first…
Zero Hedge
China Slams US Hacking Accusation As “Groundless Smear Campaign”, Demands Washington Explain Its Own Spying
While Russia continues to mostly mock and ridicule, and generally take in good humor, the constant allegations by the Obama administration that it “hacked the election”, without actually hacking the election – as in actually rigging or changing the votes – but merely exposing the corruption of the DNC…
Financial Times
Thailand cracks down on ‘zero-dollar’ tour groups
Industry eyes independent, high-spending Chinese tourists
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Team Rwanda Cycling stop to touch some snow as it was the team’s first time ever seeing it
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6 Ways to Use iPhone as an External Hard Drive
It’s quite straightforward to use an iPod as an external hard drive, but what about an iPhone? iPods are becoming less common; iPhones now fulfill almost all the functions that the once-ubiquitous MP3 players used to. Wouldn’t it be great if you could consign your USB flash drive to the annals of history…
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Democrats Use Trump-Rescued Ethics Office To Delay Trump Nominees
In an ironic twist, following president-elect Trump’s urging to kill a bill that would have severely diminished Congress’ Ethics Office power, The Hill reports that Democrats are calling on Senate Republicans to delay hearings for Trump’s Cabinet picks, citing an incomplete ethics screening of several…
Zero Hedge
On Russian Hacking, The Only Narrative That Matters Is Truth
Authored by David Battistella, Excuse me for wanting to point out the obvious, but sometimes the obvious gets very lost in the web of narratives spun by the master narrator inside the White House. Forgive me, but are we not losing the idea that the only narrative that really matters is that all of the…
Business Insider
‘Neutral’ journalism may not have a future under President Trump
Trump polarizes the media in a way that may not leave an escape.
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Best home audio products from CES 2017 – CNET
As CES 2017 wraps for another year, we look back on the audio highlights and trends from this year’s show: from Alexa, to Atmos, to making high-end hi-fi attainable again.
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Netflix: The Growth Story Is Strengthening
Mashable
Here’s a huge wasp dragging a huntsman spider around a kitchen
Not content with giving us snakes eating each other, or exceptionally giant spiders who eat mice, nature has plenty more frightening animal-on-animal oddities to throw up. Take for example this orange spider wasp dragging a large, incapacitated huntsman spider in Sydney, Australia.  SEE ALSO:…
Financial Times
Chinese state groups reluctant to cede control
Partial privatisations are aimed at raising private money without diluting influence
Digital Trends
Why CES is so ‘damn big’ — and bound to keep getting bigger
Every year, hundreds of companies from every industry — from homebuilding to computers to retinal scanning — showcase what they have in store for the coming year and beyond at CES, the international consumer electronics event. Digital Trends spoke with Jeff Joseph, the vice president of communications…
Digital Trends
The Netatmo Smart Smoke Alarm and Indoor Security Siren provide total coverage
Your smart home is about to get safer. Thanks to new new additions to the Netatmo Security range, you just may be able to give yourself peace of mind to start off the new year. Meet the Netatmo Smart Smoke Alarm and the Indoor Security Siren. The Smart Smoke Alarm brings the traditional smoke detector…
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Homelessness cannot be solved in a headline, on a bumper sticker, or by a campaign slogan [Obvious]
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GMs New Upscale GMC Terrain Could Test Trump Mexico Policy
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What’s Happening As The University of California Tries To Outsource IT Jobs To India
Long-time Slashdot reader Nova Express shares an epic column by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik. It details what’s happening now as the University of California tries to outsources dozens of IT jobs — about 20% of their IT workforce — by February 28th. Some of the highlights: …
Mashable
Watch the Golden Globes’ moving tribute to Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
“Last year we lost so many legends and icons, but a few weeks ago we lost a mother and daughter within a couple of days,” host Jimmy Fallon said at the 74th Golden Globe Awards.  Aside from the usual “In Memoriam” segment, the Golden Globes aired a separate tribute to the mother-daughter duo of Debbie…
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Alphabet: Gearing Up For New Highs
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Palo Alto Networks Will Deliver Robust Annual Upside In The Long Run
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From Mars to Earth and the Moon, 127 million miles away
The pale blue dot we call home is back in the limelight again. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter grabbed a shot of Earth and our moon with its High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) from a pretty staggering distance late last year. Now, it…
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Pentagon chief claims US fighting ISIS alone, Russia doing ‘virtually zero’ in Syria
Russia has done “virtually zero” in the fight against Islamic State terrorists in Syria the US Secretary of Defense has claimed, contending that the US and its coalition partners are carrying this burden “by themselves.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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Developer claims Linux forced Microsoft to up its Windows game support
A few years ago, thanks to Valve and Steam, Linux looked like it was going to become a major game platform. That didn’t happen. But, the threat may have forced Microsoft to improve its Windows game support.
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LG to adapt machine learning into after-sales service
LG Electronics will adapt machine learning and big data analytics technology to offer remote after-sales (AS) services for its smartphone users starting this year.
Zero Hedge
“Unequivocally Bad?” Gas Prices Soar Over 20% YoY – Most Since 2011
In December 2014, as gas prices had plunged over 20% YoY, Janet Yellen proclaimed “from the standpoint of the U.S… the decline we’ve seen in oil prices is likely to be, on net, a positive,” and that narrative of slumping gas prices being “unequivocally good” for Americans was spewed everywhere across…
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May to Pledge U.K. Action on Mental Health in Break From Brexit
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TIL the Hawaiian Pizza was invented in Canada, and is the most popular pizza in Australia, accounting for 15% of pizza sales.
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Hear peoples voices around the world
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Me and my daughter’s attempt at BB-8.
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Grandpa and his hardcore gaming, again…
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Business Insider
5 wacky interview questions you’ll hear at companies like Zappos, Slack, and Warby Parker
The weirdest interview questions that famous executives like Tony Hsieho of Zappos and Slack’s Stewart Butterfield like to ask potential hires.
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Kino-mo’s Hypervsn puts a different spin on holographic displays
Marketers are always on the lookout for the latest way to grab a potential customer’s attention – something that’s not easy in our sensory-overloaded, distraction-laden world. But London-based tech startup, Kino-mo, had no trouble turning heads at CES again this year with its latest Hypervsn…
Financial Times
Thais expect political stability in 2017
FT Confidential Research survey suggests stable political environment will persist
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Trumponomics And The Fed, A Perfect Storm For Preferred Stocks?
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Here’s how Chinese investors can ‘Make America Great Again’
Chinese investment and job creation are just what the US economy needs to sharpen its edge, not isolationism and trade wars.
Mashable
This is what Donald Trump thinks of ‘Black-ish’
Surprisingly, president-elect Donald Trump is not live-tweeting the 74th Golden Globes.   But that doesn’t mean he has nothing to say about the work being honored during the award show.  In 2014, Trump had some interesting thoughts on ABC’s Black-ish — the hit show that Tracee Ellis Ross received her…
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Barb lives! ‘Stranger Things’ star resurrected for Golden Globes – CNET
Sunday’s awards show gets off to a splashy start when the departed favorite makes an appearance.
Zero Hedge
US Aristocracy Panics That Maybe Trump Is Serious
Submitted by Eric Zuesse via Strategic-Culture.org, On January 2nd, the U.S. Republican Party’s Wall Street Journal headlined «Tensions Within GOP Rise Over How to Handle Russia», and reported that the policy toward Russia by the incoming Republican President Donald Trump is being opposed not only by…
VentureBeat
VR zombie game Arizona Sunshine will get Vegas-themed Undead Valley mode in February
Arizona Sunshine by Vertigo Games is a great game. We liked it so much, in fact, that we awarded it the designation of our favorite VR game of 2016. The complete single player campaign mode, cooperative multiplayer support, and addictive horde mode delivered a lot of content to a game that was already…
Bloomberg
Rogue One Tops Chinas Box Office With $30 Million in Debut
Nano Technology News
Nano-chimneys can cool circuits
Houston TX (SPX) Jan 06, 2017 A few nanoscale adjustments may be all that is required to make graphene-nanotube junctions excel at transferring heat, according to Rice University scientists. The Rice lab of theoretical physicist Boris Yakobson found that putting a cone-like “chimney” between the…
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Live rent free in Manhattan for 7 years…yes, indoors. Hint: Loft Law [Interesting]
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Deeper Lock is back with a new and improved smart bike lock featuring GPS tracking
You can protect your home with technology and your car, too, but your bike? Bicyclists have been relying on more traditional key locks or combination locks for quite some time. Luckily, a company called Deeper wants to change that. Meet the Deeper Lock, a “tech-powered bike security system” that promises…
TechCrunch
WTF is a funding round?
 You see it on TechCrunch all the time: company X raised $X million at $X valuation. But if you don’t work in venture capital or finance, you might not know what all this means.  So, we’ll break it down for you. Why are startups getting the money? Investors are giving the startup money in exchange for…
Man of Many
Das Keyboard 5Q – The World’s First Cloud Connected Keyboard
Das Keyboard is redefining the way we receive notifications by launching the 5Q, the first cloud-connected keyboard that lights-up when interesting stuff is happening on the internet. Each key can be customised to light up a particular colour to notify you of something going down on the web. For example:…
Financial Times
Turkey: the crisis candidate
Big question for investors is if more lira weakness precipitates a full-blown crisis
Financial Times
Turkey left in not so splendid isolation
‘Fragile Five’ of emerging markets reduced to one as investors shun the country
Mashable
Mirror selfie backfires spectacularly as woman gets dragged for her messy room
In case you forgot momentarily, Twitter can be a really mean place. Twitter user Alyssa Bordelon A.K.A @og_pocahontas learn that the hard way, when after uploading an #OOTD mirror selfie, she was dragged all over the site. Why? Just look at her room. As Twitter users pointed out through a variety of…
BBC News – World
‘Drugs fix room is like my second home’
Elliot, who uses one of Copenhagen’s fix rooms to take drugs, explains why it is his “second home”.
RT – Daily news
100s more US tanks arrive in Europe to keep ‘peace & freedom’ at Russian borders (VIDEO)
Another shipload of America military hardware has arrived at the German port of Bremerhaven to reinforce US commitment to its allies against the perceived Russian threat, and ensure Europe remains “whole, free, prosperous, and at peace.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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Don’t Get Caught On The Wrong Side Of A Debt Default
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The Cranberries – Zombie [pop/rock]
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1984 by George Orwell changed my perspective on the way I view modern society and our government. What book has completely changed your perspective on something in any way?
1984 by George Orwell completely blew my mind when I first read it a few years back. This book completely changed my perspective on how I view society, as well as, our own government. The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. It is not interested in the good of others; it is interested solely…
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[Homemade] Caramel Cheesecake Bites
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It took me a minute to comprehend that my 5yo had invented a new hands-free iPad technology…
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Digital Trends
Coros Linx smart cycling helmet: Our first take
The Coros Linx smart cycling helmet was a Kickstarter success story in 2016, amassing an impressive $320,000 – six times its $50,000 funding goal . This year at CES, the company is showing off the cyclist safety product, which is now shipping. Three main features As a quick refresher, the Linx features…
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China’s ZTE to axe 3,000 jobs in Q1 2017: Report
The Chinese telecommunications hardware maker is reportedly eliminating 5 percent of its 60,000-strong global workforce.
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HTC reports 2016 revenue down by over a third
Taiwanese hardware manufacturer HTC has reported that there was only one month during 2016 when its sales increased compared to 2015.
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ACCC drafts pricing for non-NBN super-fast broadband services
The ACCC has announced its draft pricing for non-NBN wholesale broadband services with speeds of more than 25Mbps, with pricing to match NBN pricing over the next five years.
Mises Institute
We Need Less Politics and More Private Governance
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssWorld HistoryWe Need Less Politics and More Private GovernancePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory 0 Views We’ve lived through another election season, and as with every election year, the candidates competed to tell us about all the ways they were…
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Trump’s Strength Is His Weakness – Businessman Economics
Mashable
An HTC Vive VR smartphone? Video hints one may be coming
This year’s CES didn’t offer too many surprises in the way of virtual reality, but a new video has some wondering if we’ll soon see a major new VR product from HTC: a smartphone.  SEE ALSO: HTC unveils Vive accessory that turns real objects into VR controllers Buried at the end of an HTC promotional…
Bloomberg Politics
Xi’s Graft Busters Pledge Loyalty as Reshuffle Year Kicks Off
Xi Jinping’s top graft-busters vowed political loyalty Sunday as the Chinese president marshals resources ahead of a pivotal Communist Party reshuffle later this year.
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Carrie Fisher, mom Debbie Reynolds honored at Golden Globes – CNET
A montage of clips from both their movies and personal collections were shown, set to footage of the two singing together.
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Nokia is back at it again with an Android smartphone… for China – CNET
The once-iconic brand is taking another stab at the whole “smartphone” thing.
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Kodak shows off its Super 8 film camera at CES 2017 – CNET
The new Kodak Super 8 camera features a slick design and some modern conveniences. It still shoots film, but Kodak takes care of developing, processing and digitizing your footage.
Mashable
Facebook brings guys with same name together in a bromance for the ages
One day you’ll get to experience the pure joy of meeting someone with the exact same name as you.  But in the meantime, there’s Sam Mitchell from Tasmania and his namesake from England, who have the most incredible story of how they met, something which was chronicled on reddit recently. SEE ALSO:…
Financial Times
EM companies’ profitability rises above developed world
Improvement driven by cost cutting rather than top-line growth
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AMD at CES 2017
For a long time there was talk about the AMD’s new product Vega that will be unveiled soon. Now we know that the AMD’s new Vega graphics architecture goes far beyond gaming. This year at CES 2017 AMD showed Vega’s tech beyond the expectation, this new graphics architecture is designed to appeal to more…
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Obama’s Technology Legacy
The past eight years saw some wins, and more than a few failures.
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Amazon and online grocery services will soon accept food stamps
Thanks to a pilot program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, families who rely on the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) to buy groceries will soon be able to use online services like Amazon and FreshDirect. When the two-year program goes live this summer, it has the potential to…
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Taxi Drivers of Reddit. Have you ever had someone jump into your taxi, and tell you to follow someone? What Happened?
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LPT: When people tell you about a problem or a difficult situation that they are going through and you don’t know what to say, say nothing. Just listen and/or encourage the person to keep talking
Generally speaking, people think logically. If they have a problem, you can deduce that they already thought about all the immediate logical solutions and failed, so they would talk to someone who they think would have an answer or find the answer by themselves on the internet. So, unless the person…
TechSpot
The 10 Most Anticipated PC Games of 2017
2016 was a decent if unspectacular year for PC gaming. Several popular game franchises received high quality additions, we also saw great new IPs, but a collection of games we were excited for ended up being major disappointments. Mafia III and No Man’s Sky are prime examples. Hopefully the games we’re…
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‘Putin’s not on our team’: Obama urges Trump to trust US intelligence community
Outgoing US President Barack Obama has warned Americans and his successor Donald Trump that Vladimir Putin is an “adversary” who should never be trusted over the US intelligence community. Read Full Article at RT.com
Bloomberg
Guangzhou Auto Seeks to Be First Chinese Carmaker to Crack U.S.
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Play as Pablo Escobar in Netflix’s new side-scrolling runner game
Pablo Escobar was a man who could be referred to by many labels: drug lord, terrorist, murderer, ugly sweater enthusiast. But thanks to the new web game, Netflix Infinite Runner, we can add one more title to his resume: Wonder Boy surrogate.Dubbed as ‘A Netflix Original Game’, the endless runner lets…
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Abbott Closes St. Jude Medical Deal: Good For Shareholders?
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16% Upside In Syngenta Shares From Prospective ChemChina Merger Close
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At 50, CES is a show in transition
 Most of the attendees I spoke with walked away a little underwhelmed, struggling to put together a solid list of the things that truly wowed them at this year’s show. Even a cab driver or two, in all of their infinite Las Vegas wisdom, perceived a palpable decrease in excitement among their passengers and…
The New Yorker
Montaigne on Trial
French writers of the airier, belletristic kind used to enjoy pointing out that Michel de Montaigne, the man who invented the essay, was born Michel Eyquem, in Bordeaux in 1533, and that the family name and estate survive to this day in the name of Château d’Yquem, the greatest of all French sweet wines….
The New Yorker
Killing Animals at the Zoo
One afternoon last January, two years after staff members at the Copenhagen Zoo surprised many people by shooting a healthy young giraffe, dissecting it in public, and then feeding its remains to lions, another Danish zoo was preparing for a public dissection. Lærke Stange Dahl and Malene Jepsen—biology…
The New Yorker
Chairman Spaceman
After tonight he’d never see any of these people again. Dom Whipple—the notorious corporate raider, the scourge of boardrooms near and far, the layoff king—had traded his entire fortune for a one-way ticket to a distant planet, and even guys like Lenny Westerfeld, a man he had once blackmailed into an…
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Mosul’s Other Crisis Thank you for Dexter Filkins’s recent article about the grave risk that the Mosul Dam poses to Iraq (“Before the Flood,” January 2nd). Large dams, relying on shaky science (or ignoring good science), have for decades devoured development funds while creating more problems than they’ve…
The New Yorker
Steven Spielberg at Seventy
A boy, asleep in the country, is awakened by a strong light outside his window and some strange rustlings in the house. A few feet from his bed, a toy monkey claps its cymbals together—like a stick banging the floor three times in a French theatre, announcing the beginning of a show—and tanks and police…
The New Yorker
When the Feds Went After the Hedge-Fund Legend Steven A. Cohen
One day in early 2013, Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, met with his deputy, Richard Zabel, about one of the biggest cases of his career—a crackdown on insider trading in the hedge-fund industry. Although the financial crisis had receded, popular rage against Wall…
The New Yorker
Cover Story: Kadir Nelson’s “After Dr. King”
“What would Dr. King think of the world today?” Kadir Nelson asks. The Los Angeles-based artist painted this week’s cover, a tribute to the civil-rights leader. “My image is a celebration of Dr. King and his vision. What happened to his dream of racial and economic equality, and what is the impact of…
The New Yorker
Cartoons from the January 16, 2017, Issue
See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:This Week in Fiction: Thomas Pierce on an Anti-Escapist Space AdventureCover Story: Kadir Nelson’s “After Dr. King”Iraqi Kurdistan, Caught Between Worlds
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This Week in Fiction: Thomas Pierce on an Anti-Escapist Space Adventure
This week’s story, “Chairman Spaceman,” is about a man named Dom Whipple, a “notorious corporate raider, the scourge of boardrooms near and far,” who has joined a church, renounced his worldly wealth, and signed up as an interplanetary missionary who is going to “spread the message of God’s love to unexplored…
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Experts suggest solving nation’s housing crisis by repurposing and renovating abandoned office space as affordable apartments. Just don’t touch the red stapler [Obvious]
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Child Slavery Claims Against Nestle, Cargill Get One More Chance
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Kansas Offers Cautionary Tale for Trump’s Tax Ambition
Gear Patrol
Deals of Note: January 9, 2017
How to save on a Filson chamois shirt, a Polaroid camera and a Beal climbing rope. …Read More »
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Today in Gear: January 9, 2017
A custom Land Rover, hi-fi wireless headphones, a guide to unleashing the power of your mind and more. …Read More »
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The Best Upgrades to Your Cold-Weather Wardrobe
Winter essentials to immediately upgrade your style. …Read More »
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Securing Over-The-Air (OTA) Software Updates
Over-the-air update expert reminds us that the software update process is a critical component in deploying IoT devices.
The Manual
Our New Favorite Cologne Inspired by Great American Landscapes – Source Adage
We were excited by the broad inspiration we could draw from with varying landscapes, vegetation, cultures, climates etc. The post Our New Favorite Cologne Inspired by Great American Landscapes – Source Adage appeared first on The Manual.
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Apollo 16 ascent stage docking
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I Can’t Feel My Face
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Ombudsman to probe Centrelink in wake of debt recovery debacle
The Commonwealth Ombudsman has opened an investigation into the issue-plagued Centrelink debt recovery system the Australian government believes is ‘working well’.
Quartz
Here are all the winners of the 2017 Golden Globe Awards
Here are the winners of the 2017 Golden Globe awards: Film Best Picture, DramaMoonlight Best Picture, Comedy or MusicalLa La Land Best Director Damien Chazelle, La La Land Best Actress, Drama Isabelle Huppert, Elle Best Actor, Drama Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea Best Actress, Comedy…
Quartz
Two Indian engineers have solved one of the biggest hurdles in the fight to making lower carbon-emissions targets a reality
It’s a chemical engineer’s job to chase pipe dreams. Unlike many of their fellow engineers though, Aniruddha Sharma and Prateek Bumb have something to show for their many years of toil. The company they founded in 2009, called Carbon Clean Solutions, has created a crucial technology the world needs…
Quartz
After a bland new year, Bhutan is reversing an import ban on India’s toxic chillies
The new year lacked flavour for Zangmo, a villager in Bhutan’s western district of Haa. She had been looking for fresh green chillies to prepare hoentey—a dumpling-like dish served exclusively during the annual Bhutanese festival of Lomba—but none was to be found. As per tradition, on the night of Lomba,…
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Theory In Practice Posts New Song “Cryobiological Expansion” – The Black Dahlia Murder’s Trevor Strnad Guests
Sandviken, Sweden metal outfit Theory In Practice is streaming a new song called “Cryobiological Expansion”, taken from the band’s new EP “Crescendo Dezign”, out in stores now via Bandcamp. The Black Dahlia Murder frontman Trevor Strnad has lent his voice to this track. Check out now “Cryobiological…
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Jet fuel-powered UAV completes record 56-hour flight, with plenty left in the tank
It may be a month after the fact, but Vanilla Aircraft, LLC has announced its VA001 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) completed a non-stop, unrefueled 56-hour flight on December 2. A representative from the National Aeronautic Association has certified it as the world’s longest duration flight…
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Truck Plows Into Israeli Soldiers in Jerusalem, Killing Four
A Palestinian man rammed a truck into Israeli soldiers on a busy promenade in Jerusalem on Sunday, killing four, in what Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called a terrorist attack.
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Morgan Stanley, UBS to Increase Stakes in Mainland China Ventures
Morgan Stanley and UBS are planning to increase their stakes in their investment-banking operations in mainland China, in a sign of commitment toward developing more business in the country.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
In China, Taco Bell Sells Chicken and Waffles
After an almost decadelong absence, Yum China Holdings is bringing Taco Bell back to China. But, wary that Chinese consumers may not be clamoring for beans and tortillas, it is hedging its bets with a menu that appeals to local tastes.
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Indonesia Plans New Rules for Market Reports
Indonesia is planning stricter rules for reports written by banks that act as primary dealers for government bonds, after severing ties with J.P. Morgan Chase over what officials said was a faulty equities downgrade.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
Afghanistan Gets Tough on Taxes
Afghanistan is cracking down on tax evasion to repair its finances as the country’s economy struggles with renewed violence and the withdrawal of the huge coalition presence that fed business for years.
Digital Trends
Nissan’s slimmed-down 2017 Rogue Sport hits Detroit, by way of Europe
Confirming previous reports, Nissan is bringing its European-market Qashqai crossover to the United States, but it’s ditching that hard-to-pronounce name. Say hello to the 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport. While Rogue Sport is certainly easier to say than Qashqai, the renaming may also lead to a bit of confusion….
Next Big Future
CRISPR could make designer babies and help with many diseases and more
Jennifer Doudna, Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute gave a talk about CRISPR-CAS9 gene editing.She indicates towards the end of the video that using CRISPR for transhuman goals is not yet possible….
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Obitus Premieres Five-Minute Excerpt From Upcoming New Album “Slaves of the Vast Machine”
Swedish black metal band Obitus premieres a new five-minute excerpt from the upcoming new album “Slaves of the Vast Machine”, which will be co-released by Black Plague Records and Hypnotic Dirge Records on February 16. Like “March of the Drones” (2009), “Slaves of the Vast Machine” will be a single album-length…
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Liber Null (Blut Aus Nord Etc.) Premieres Full-Album Stream Of Debut Album “I – The Serpent”
Multinational black metal band Liber Null – composed of drummer Thorns (Blut Aus Nord, Darvaza, Fides Inversa, Frostmoon Eclipe, etc.), guitarist/bassist Ades, and vocalist Psaalm (Frostmoon Eclipse) – premieres the full-album stream of the band’s debut album “I – The Serpent”, out in stores now via…
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
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: Politics And Policy
College Presidents Await Trump’s Administration
Presidents of many small colleges are anxious about Trump administration policies on immigration and financial aid but cautiously hopeful about more lenient regulations.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Two Senate Republicans to Seek Added Sanctions on Russia Over Hacking
Two leading Senate Republicans said they will introduce a bipartisan bill to impose additional sanctions on Russia over hacking the U.S. election, a move that threatens to deepen the divide between Capitol Hill and president-elect Donald Trump over U.S. relations with the Kremlin.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Meet the Mercers: A Quiet Tycoon and His Daughter Become Power Brokers in Trump’s Washington
Armed with data on an alienated electorate, hedge-fund magnate Robert Mercer and his family shunned the GOP establishment and supported the winning campaign. Now they’re advising on cabinet selections.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Senate Looks to Move Fast on Trump Administration Hearings
The GOP-controlled Senate, brushing aside concerns from Democrats and a government-ethics watchdog, is moving quickly this week to help President-elect Donald Trump staff his administration and will vote on a step toward repealing much of the Affordable Care Act.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Divide Over Russia Deepens in Congress
Congressional Republicans’ worries over President-elect Donald Trump’s views on Russia are deepening, with GOP hawks saying they still have questions about approving Rex Tillerson for secretary of state days before his scheduled confirmation hearing.
VentureBeat
Bellying up to the first Oculus-powered bar in Las Vegas
Tuesday night, I heard my UploadVR editor, Ian Hamilton, say something he’s never said before: “Hey, man I think we should go to a bar.” Once I’d finished administering the necessary Voight-Kampff Test to confirm he was not a replicant, I grabbed my jacket and joined him on this noble quest. Our destination…
VentureBeat
How Oasis Games is creating a console beachhead for Chinese game makers
FEATURE: Fans of indie games and unusual new gaming experiences may remember a game — quietly released earlier this year in April 2016—called Koi, a game about the eponymous ornamental carp typically found in Asia. What made this game unique aside from the subject matter is that it was the first game…
VentureBeat
IBM scores a record 8,000 patents in 2016
IBM has proven it is once again dominant in earning patents, as it closed the year with 8,088 U.S. patents granted to its investors in 2016. That’s the 24th consecutive year that the company has earned the most patents of any company. The second-ranked company, Samsung, had 5,518 U.S. patents granted….
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Chemical-free community swimming pool is filled with recycled rainwater filtered through plants
This isn’t your run-of-the-mill neighborhood swimming pool. Instead of harsh chemicals and bland concrete, this elegant pool is filled with naturally-filtered, recycled water and built out of local rocks, gravel and stone, which means that the lucky residents who get to use it have an organic swimming…
BBC News – World
Samsung execs quizzed over S Korea scandal
Senior Samsung execs are questioned over the corruption scandal around the country’s impeached president.
Bloomberg
PBOC Adviser Says Additional Capital Outflow Curbs are Unlikely
Mashable
India’s petrol pumps and banks are now fighting over transaction fee on plastic money
Another day. Yet another about-turn.  In a move that could seriously cripple India’s cash-strapped population, nearly 56,000 gas stations (locally known as petrol pumps) have decided to stop accepting plastic currency, after the country’s top four banks levied a 1% transaction fee on card payments….
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Learn To Read Korean in 5 Minutes (seriously)
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restoring a ring smashed in a drivers car seat. (x-post R/Pics)
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Bodybuilder with Cerebral Palsy Mad respect
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Next Big Future
Some interesting talks on AI
Zuckerberg is interested in 1. Getting everyone connected to the internet2. AI for curing disease, driverless cars and using AI for better Facebook3. Virtual and augmented realityAI researchers talks about history of AI and big success of AlphaGo and what went wrong with Tay chatbotRead more » …
Next Big Future
Prediction that 2017 will not be the investment win year for AI, VR and driverless cars
Rogers McNamee prediction is that interesting developments will occur in AI, VR and driverless cars but not for someone who expects an investment win and payoff in 2017.Not sure how the prediction fits with the 2016 boom in Nvidia stock. Nvidia stock seemed to go up 400% partly because Nvidia has the…
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Hubble spots kamikaze comets plunging into a nearby star
The Hubble telescope helped a team of astronomers discover evidence of comets taking a dive into a young star called HD 172555 that’s “only” 95-light years away from Earth. While they didn’t exactly see these “kamikaze comets,” Hubble detected some fast-moving silicon and carbon gases in the starlight…
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How do I know 2017 is going to be worse than 2016? Two words: man bangs [Amusing]
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Bloomberg
Kuwait Says Saudi Arabia to U.A.E. Comply With OPEC Output Cuts
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Volkswagen resurrects the Kombi as an AWD, autonomous electric minibus
Electric is the big focus for Volkswagen right now, as it gears up for a serious push into EVs beginning in 2020. This I.D. Buzz minibus shows us what we might be in for – including a modular, convertible cabin, augmented reality HUD, removable dash and speakers and laser-guided self driving… …
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Hudson Technologies: Upside Potential
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The WSJ Editorial Board Schools President-Elect Trump On International Trade And Global Car Economics 101
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Why Kinder Morgan Will Rise Substantially Going Forward
Brain Pickings
Sleep Demons: Bill Hayes on REM, the Poetics of Yawns, and Maurice Sendak’s Antidote to Insomnia
“Sleep acts … more like an emotion than a bodily function. As with desire, it resists pursuit. Sleep must come find you.” We spend — or are biologically supposed to spend — a third of our lives in sleep, yet it remains a state we neither fully understand nor can bend to our will. A central cog in the…
Next Big Future
Another informative talk by Aubrey de Grey on life extension
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Next Big Future
Self driving minivans from Google spinoff Waymo and Tesla has version 2 of autopilot
Google’s new fully self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans are here. Waymo, the company’s self-driving spin-off, says the vehicles will be hitting the road at the end of January 2017.Waymo CEO John Krafcik said that by building its own LIDAR sensors, for example, the company was shaving 90 percent off…
ArchDaily
AB Residence / vardastudio
© Creative Photo Room Architects: vardastudio Location: Yeroskipou, Cyprus Architect In Charge: Andreas Vardas Area: 190.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Creative Photo Room …
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I survived stage 3 ovarian cancer as a 17 year old high school student. AMA!
I was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer the summer before I started my senior year of high school. I had an ovarian dysgerminoma (a tumour that is only malignant in 3-5% of cases). I underwent a radical midline surgery and chemotherapy treatment while continuing to go to school. I am now in remission…
International Business Times
Anti-Trump Laws: Elizabeth Warren Introduces Presidential Conflicts Of Interest Act Of 2017
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren vowed to fight back against President-elect Donald Trump “and his team of billionaires, bigots and Wall Street bankers” while announcing Friday her 2018 Senate re-election bid. The firebrand Democrat – who also happens to be one of the loudest voices opposing Trump’s…
International Business Times
North Korea ICBM Threat: 24 Apache Attack Helicopters To Be In Deployed In South Korea Amid Kim Jong Un’s Threat To Test-Launch Ballistic Missile
The United States Forces Korea (USFK) will deploy 24 attack helicopters to South Korea to tackle growing threats from North Korea, according to reports Monday. This comes a day after the reclusive nation blamed the U.S. for Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile tests and threatened to test-launch an intercontinental…
Latest news
Singapore hints at changes in cybersecurity, media laws to keep pace with technology
Government says broadcast act will be updated this year to ensure streaming sites, such as Netflix, meet Singapore “standards” and cybersecurity bill will enable audits to be carried out.
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Coming Price Expectations For Market Indexes By Market Professionals
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
IS group likely behind Jerusalem truck attack, Netanyahu says
A Palestinian rammed his truck into a group of Israeli soldiers on a popular promenade in Jerusalem on Sunday, killing four of them in an attack which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said had likely been inspired by Islamic State.
Zero Hedge
“Signs Of Excesses Isolated” – In Search of Elephant In Room, Fed Governors Come Up Empty
Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Fed Governor Jerome Powell says “Signs of excesses are ‘isolated’. Asset Prices ‘not broadly unsustainable’“. The Federal Reserve does not see “broadly unsustainable asset prices,” a senior U.S. central banker said Saturday, with financial excesses stemming…
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I’m dying in a few months. I have a $1,200,000 life insurance w/ my wife as beneficiary. I owe 20k in back taxes and creditors 70k. What should I do to ensure my wife gets the money w/o difficulty. Also, shes terrible w/money…
Also, I’m 32 and she is 33 and I want to ensure she is taken care of as best as possible w/ a finance safety net for life (I know 1.2 millino isn’t a lot for 40 years); is there a way I can put 50% in a mutual fund that she can only collect dividends from and 50% in a 20 year annuity or something?Welcoming…
GearBest Blog
Catch the Best Tablets flash sales
Some New tablets are in flash sale now. Here are they:1.  Teclast Tbook 16 Power Tablet PC – GRAY- $329.99Teclast Tbook 16 has the same look as the Tbook 16S, but it is greater due to powered by an Atom X7 Z8750 which has a maximum boost of 2.56Ghz. You can use both Windows 10 and Android 6.0 operating systems on that device,as we know, Windows os if better for work and Android is better for fun. HDMI technology makes you easily switch from Tablet PC to your smart TV when you are playing and working.  2….
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The Bottom Could Fall Out Of Commodity Markets
SlashGear
Samsung Smart TV Smart Hub update goes beyond watching TV
These days, watching on the TV, especially on smart TVs, goes beyond the mere act of actually watching something. In addition to gathering content from multiple sources instead of just one live broadcast TV, time on the “tube” is also usually spent organizing those sources, searching for relevant videos,…
Mashable
Meet the dude who knits sweaters of places, then visits them
Like many of us, Baltimore’s Sam Barsky likes to bring along a sweater when he’s on vacation. The difference is that he’s knitted the sweater himself, and that it also happens to feature the same landmarks he’s visiting.  SEE ALSO: The 5 places that stole my heart in 2016 Photos of Barsky’s sweaters…
Gear Patrol
You Should Calibrate Your Speakers — Two Experts Explain Why
Location, location, location. And a number of other things. …Read More »
Bloomberg
German Industrial Production Rises in Sign of Economic Recovery
Bloomberg Politics
Singapore Demands Hong Kong Return Seized Military Vehicles
Singaporean Defense Minister Ng En Hen called on Hong Kong to return nine armored personnel carriers seized by customs officials late last year, saying the equipment was sovereign property and could not legally be held.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
fujiwaramuro architects designs a house in hiroshima with a circular planted pathway
‘house in mukainada’ is a single family dwelling set on a circular planted pathway that incorporates designated areas for natural vegetation. The post fujiwaramuro architects designs a house in hiroshima with a circular planted pathway appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Sears Unleashes More Confusion By ‘Selling’ The Craftsman Brand To Stanley Black & Decker
ArchDaily
Poissy Galore / AWP + HHF
© Julien Lanoo Architects: AWP, HHF Location: Carrières-sous-Poissy, France Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Julien Lanoo Team Awp: ARMENGAUD ARMENGAUD CIANCHETTA with Miguel La Parra Knapman, Gemma Guinovart…
Acquire
Casio adds low-power GPS to its next Android-powered Pro Trek
The company’s outdoor smartwatch gets a big overhaul.Casio is taking its smartwatch efforts one step further with its latest design, the Pro Trek WSD-F20. The biggest update to the watch is the inclusion of low-power GPS and downloadable maps that lets you explore without the need of a cellular connection….
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Realtime dithered spheres, pixelart animation
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Bloomberg
These Are the Best- and Worst-Performing Airlines in the World
Bloomberg
SNB Sees 2016 Profit of 24 Billion Francs, Allowing Payout
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Starbucks Discontinues Evenings: What It Means For The Bull Thesis
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Can You Find Analysis That Cuts To The Heart Of The Issue?
BBC News – World
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani: Tributes for ex-Iran President
Iran’s Supreme Leader lauds “companion” ex-President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who has died aged 82.
Zero Hedge
UK Government Proposes “Fantastically Dangerous” University Reforms Pandering To ‘Snowflake’ Demands
With social justice warriors everywhere still sobbing across the globe after sexist, racist, bigoted, mysognist, anti-semite, satan-worshipping, Putin-puppet (did we miss one?) Donald Trump’s election victory, it appears the special safe-space-seekers may be about to get a win in Britain where universities…
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U.S. Equity And Economic Review: A Great Start To The Year, Edition
TMZ.com
Tupac’s Drippingly Explicit Love Letter Could Fetch $25k (PHOTO)
Tupac wrote a love letter from prison that was so graphic and sexual … it makes “50 Shades of Gray” look like a Disney flick. The explicit letter was handwritten by Tupac and features lines like, “Ever been tied to a bedpost and licked…
Gear Patrol
Sustainable Clothing Is the Future of Fashion
Learning from the ocean, being conscious of the earth. …Read More »
Slashdot
Browser Autofill Profiles Can Be Abused For Phishing Attacks
An anonymous reader quotes Bleeping Computer: Browser autofill profiles are a reliable phishing vector that allow attackers to collect information from users via hidden form fields, which the browser automatically fills with preset personal information and which the user unknowingly sends to the attacker…
WSJ.com: World News
Alleged Gunman Captured in Mexico Diplomat Shooting
Mexican officials on Sunday said they captured the alleged gunman, a U.S. citizen, who shot and wounded a U.S. diplomat in the western city of Guadalajara two days earlier.
WSJ.com: World News
South Africa’s Zuma Admits to ANC’s Mistakes
South African President Jacob Zuma said his ruling African National Congress has made mistakes and is determined to root out the corruption that is destroying the country’s democracy, as the party begins looking for a new leader before the next election in 2019.
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Chart Of The Day: How Badly Have Real Wages Stagnated?
Architizer
HOME
“Home” is the first residential high-rise building constructed in Paris since the 1970s. There is therefore a huge responsibility to be the spearhead of the new approach to vertical housing in the urban environment. The debate surrounding height in Paris is stuck between a vision of the past…
Latest news
TruffleHog high-entropy key hunter released to the masses
The open-source tool can be used to search for secret keys used to access networks.
Financial Times
China P2P lenders brace for regulatory crackdown
First national enforcement campaign risks ravaging the $100bn industry
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Lazy Wafer
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What lies on its back, 100 feet in the air?
A dead centipede. submitted by /u/govindparmar to /r/Jokes [link] [comments]
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The ECB Faces A Mandatory Contradiction
Mashable
China moves to stop ‘internet addiction’ rehab camps from using shock therapy on teens
For the past decade, concerned Chinese parents have been sending their internet-addicted teenagers to “boot camps” that claim to offer a cure.  But teens have claimed that abuse is rampant in the camps; electric shock therapy and drugs are some of the “treatments” administered. People have died in the…
Quartz
US senator Ted Cruz met with Taiwan’s president, and he doesn’t care what China thinks
Texas senator Ted Cruz met with Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen in Houston yesterday (Jan. 8) as she stopped over in the US on her way to diplomatic visits with allies in Central America. As expected, the meeting drew the wrath of Beijing, which treats Taiwan as a breakaway province even though the island…
Bloomberg
Improved U.S.-Russia Ties Positive for Syria, Assad Says
SlashGear
Google Assistant could get its typing chops back
When Google revealed its AI-powered Assistant to be a conversationalist, little did everyone suspect it would be almost literal. The only way you could interact with Google Assistant was by talking to it verbally. Gone was the old way to silently chat with it by typing secret messages. Except in Allo,…
TechCrunch
MyTomorrows raises further €10M to help access drugs in development
 MyTomorrows, the Netherlands-headquartered startup that has built a platform to help physicians and patients access drugs that are still in development, has raised €10 million in further funding. Leading the round is EQT Ventures, and Octopus Ventures, with participation from existing backers Balderton…
Discover Magazine
Disrupting Dopamine Dogma
Just when we thought we knew dopamine…
Discover Magazine
Pushing the Limits of Life in the Lab
Scientists and policymakers navigate ethically dubious waters.
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Yahoo And Verizon: Either Way, It’s Yahoo Shareholders That Lose
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U.S. Crude Production Rebounded As DUCs Get Completed, EIA Underestimating Response
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Brickbat: To Serve and Protect
The Los Angeles County Sheriff Department says it has disciplined some of the deputies who failed to properly investigate multiple abuse complaints against the mother of Gabriel Fernandez and her boyfriend. The two are charged with killing the 8-year-old. But court records indicate the pair beat, burned…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Wanting to stay in education is ‘NOT main reason why women delay having children’
Studies have suggested that over recent decades, UK women have postponed motherhood largely because they want to go onto college or university to gain qualifications or fulfil educational aspirations before starting a family. New research from the University of Oxford in the UK and the Universities of…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Waymo self-driving minivan will start test drives this month
Waymo, Google’s self-driving car division, will start testing its new fleet of minivans on public roads in California and Arizona later this month.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
2016 was hottest year ever recorded in New Zealand
Unusually warm winds and seas helped make last year the hottest ever recorded in New Zealand.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Highlights of 2017 Consumer Electronics Show
Here are some key highlights of the 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show, which concluded Sunday:
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Weather delays resumption of SpaceX’s rocket launches
Bad weather has postponed SpaceX’s plan to resume flights of its Falcon 9 rocket until at least January 14, the California-based private space firm said.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Emerging tech aims to improve life for handicapped
Emerging technology is giving new hope for the handicapped, and harnessing brainwaves for the physically disabled and helping the visually impaired with “artificial vision” are just the start.
Cool Tools
Orbit Lawn Watering Soaker Irrigator
What an amazing time saver for watering any plant or tree. What it does is allow the hose on full open to dump its full stream gently. In the past, I’ve tried everything from cheap sprinklers with large round holes to watering wands, but in the end, no matter what I set it on, the choices were either…
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Low Pay In State Legislatures Means Some Can’t Afford The Job
State legislators in 30 states make $30,000 a year or less. New Mexico doesn’t pay lawmakers at all, while those in New Hampshire make just $200 per two-year term.(Image credit: David Goldman/AP)
BBC News – World
Black Nazarene procession draws million to Manila
More than a million devotees attend the annual Black Nazarene procession through Manila.
BBC News – World
Indian YouTuber in trouble over ‘prank’ kissing
India YouTuber Sumit Verma faces backlash after randomly kissing women in public areas for a video.
TechCrunch
Boohoo a step closer to acquiring Nasty Gal’s assets for $20M
 British online fashion retailer boohoo.com is a step closer to acquiring the brand and customer database of US fashion retailer Nasty Gal, which filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection back in November. Read More
International Business Times
Nintendo Game Boy-Inspired Super Retro Boy Showcased At CES 2017
Like every year, tech companies showcased their wares at the Consumers Electronics Show in Las Vegas. As the show was winding up, an interesting new device was showcased — the Super Retro Boy is a Nintendo Game Boy-inspired handheld gaming console made by Retro-bit. Retro-bit specializes in remakes…
International Business Times
Cuba Tourism: North America, Europe Biggest Markets In 2016 For Caribbean Nation As Tourism Surges
The tourism industry in Cuba saw a boost in 2016 with over 4 million international tourists traveling to the Caribbean country the past year, according to reports. The country also witnessed a 13 percent increase in tourists from North America and Europe — Cuba’s biggest markets in terms of tourism in…
Bloomberg
Devaluation Looms for Nigeria Even as Forwards Ease on Oil
Bloomberg
Saudi Arabia Said to Hire PwC to Advise on $20 Billion Cost Cuts
MakeUseOf
How to Watch Facebook Videos on Your TV
Watching Facebook videos on your phone or browser can be a pain if you’re trying to show the video to multiple people at the same time. Instead of crowding around a monitor or small phone screen, you can just beam the video to your TV instead. To play a Facebook video on your TV, you’ll need either a…
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My Top Rail Stocks For 2017
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Defense Sector Update January 2-8: General Dynamics, Huntington And Nuclear Subs
Zero Hedge
Poland Acquires First Strike Capability To Pose Threat To Russia
Submitted by Peter Korzun via Strategic-Culture.org, It should be noted that quite often the most interesting arms contracts escape media attention. That’s how it was in 2016. Signing a multi-billion-dollar military aid package between the United States and Israel and the subsequent White House approval…
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Mark Your Calendar: The Utility of Alternative Testing Strategies in Nanotechnology Health and Safety Evaluations—A Webinar Featuring CEIN’s Dr. Andre Nel
Wednesday 25 January, 2017, 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM EST Registration to Open Next Week; Check the Nano.gov Public Webinars page for more information and a link to registration Research over the…
Business Insider
Over 100 people were killed in Brazil’s prisons last week
At least four inmates were killed Sunday in a facility in Manaus, sending the number of violent prison fatalities over 100 in just one week.
Bloomberg
West African Leaders Meet on Gambia Standoff as Deadline Looms
Bloomberg
Odd Lots: Here’s What’s Going to Happen in 2017
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Incredible rooftop farm takes over Israels oldest mall to grow thousands of organic vegetables
An amazing farm has sprouted in an unlikely place—the rooftop of Israel’s oldest mall in the heart of Tel Aviv. Hidden between high-rises, “Green in the City” is a rooftop farm that produces 10,000 heads of leafy greens a month year-round using organic, hydroponic and aquaponic methods—no dirt required….
BBC News – World
East Timor axes Australia border treaty over oil reserves
East Timor axes a maritime border treaty with Australia to renegotiate access to lucrative oil reserves.
SlashGear
ESEA e-sports league hack yields 1.5m user profiles
When you usually hear about hacked user databases, they usually involve adult sites, social networks, political groups, or e-mail service providers. Once in a while, you’ll also hear about hacks to digital game stores. Rare, however, are cases of hacks of independent gaming communities. But when you’re…
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Twitter: Live-Stream Deals Trump Executive Departures
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China takes global lead in clean energy: report
China’s overseas investment in renewable energy projects jumped last year by 60 percent to a record $32 billion (30 billion euros), marking its leadership in the global market for clean energy, a report said Friday.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
At CES, tech moves into the nursery
As technology caters to an ever-younger crowd, developers are creating new tools for infants and their parents, and even aiming at the yet-to-be born.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Top 5 best data visualisation services
Nowadays, it’s impossible to shy away from technology and software. Most of us own smartphones, tablets, computers and other gizmos – and as a direct result of this, we create heaps of data constantly. In fact, according to computing giant IBM, we generate 2.5 quintillion bytes of it on a daily basis. Do…
Business Insider
Germany threatens to cut aid over asylum seeker returns after Tunisia refusal kept Berlin truck attacker from being deported
“Those who do not cooperate sufficiently cannot hope to benefit from our development aid,” Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said.
Mashable
15 mesmerizing photos capture Kashmir’s first snowfall of the season
Northern India has witnessed heavy snowfall in the last few days. The Kashmir Valley is the worst hit as incessant snow has hit rail, road and air connectivity and cut the region off from the rest of the country.  SEE ALSO: India’s Himalayan forest fires reach 113-year-old heritage train track But…
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How Teachers Learn to Discuss Racism
After a rash of police killings last summer, H. Richard Milner, a professor of urban education at the University of Pittsburgh, set out to answer a question that had been gnawing at him for some time. As a noted expert on race in education, he frequently received calls from journalists seeking comment…
RT – Daily news
Putin orders lending rate slashed for Russian regions
President Vladimir Putin has ordered the Central Bank of Russia to look at cutting the lending rate for the country’s regions. Read Full Article at RT.com
designboom | architecture & design magazine
yang zhao introduces sharkman, a wearable furniture for everyday use
responding to the need for flexible private spaces in the contemporary world, sharkman creates a particular environment around the user — whether they be sitting, standing or working. The post yang zhao introduces sharkman, a wearable furniture for everyday use appeared first on designboom | architecture…
International Business Times
NASA-Funded Study Reveals Solar Storms Can Cause Dielectric Breakdown In Moon’s Permanently Shadowed Regions
There are regions on our Moon that, because of the orientation of its axis of rotation to Sun’s light, are permanently shrouded in darkness. A new NASA-funded study, based on data gathered by the space agency’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), has now revealed that although Sun’s light cannot penetrate…
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US may shoot down North Korean ballistic missile test, Carter says
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CNET News.com
CES 2017: The final word – CNET
Autonomous vehicles. Superthin TVs. Triple-screened laptops. And Alexa everywhere. Welcome to another year in tech from Las Vegas.
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China: Lots Of Red Flags
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HUD’s Castro Worries That Housing Rule Could Be Rolled Back
HUD secretary Julian Castro hopes his likely successor, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, will come to support many of HUD’s programs, but worries whether he’ll roll back a new fair housing rule.(Image credit: Ariel Zambelich/NPR)
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The Republicans Trying to Slow Down Obamacare Repeal
Congressional Republicans knew their push for an immediate repeal of the Affordable Care Act would draw howls of protest from Democrats. But they are now hearing warnings from elected officials who may be harder for them to ignore: Republican governors.In the last week, GOP Governors John Kasich of Ohio…
The Next Web
Get at the forefront of a cutting-edge tech field with this machine learning and AI training
How does a search engine know which pages have the data you’re looking for? How does a self-driving car not drive itself right into the ocean? Because it’s driven by machine learning technology — cutting edge tech you’ll understand with the Machine Learning and AI for Business Bundle. Now over 90 percent…
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Skjern River Pump Stations / Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter
© Rasmus Norlander Architects: Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter Location: Skjern Å, Ringkøbing-Skjern, Denmark Area: 570.0 m2 Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Rasmus Norlander Collaborators: Søren Johansen,…
Modern Interior Design & Furniture – Decoist
17 Favoured Designs Highlighted in 2016
This post is a celebration of just some of the favoured (new and reissued) designs as highlighted by this writer on Decoist throughout 2016.Ettore Sottsass for KartellPostmodern, unconventional and modish, these stool and vase designs were created by the esteemed Austrian-born Italian architect Ettore…
Business Insider
One of the world’s longest-running geopolitical disputes could be solved this week
Rival Cypriot leaders resume UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva billed as a historic opportunity to end decades of conflict on the divided island.
News
Electronic Health Records May Help Customize Medical Treatments
Most people’s doctors put their health information in an electronic health record. Scientists are mining those records for clues to what treatments work best for individuals.(Image credit: Maria Fabrizio for NPR)
Fast Company
The Cities With The Best Opportunities For Job Seekers This Year
As it is in real estate, landing your dream job is all about location, location, location. As it is in real estate, landing your dream job is all about location, location, location.Economists’ optimism about the most recent jobs report fell a bit short in December, when the U.S….
Fast Company
The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need
Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines. Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed…
Mashable
Apple to meet Indian officials to discuss iPhone manufacturing plans
Apple’s plans to manufacture locally in India is moving smoothly with executives from both sides planning to meet later this month.  SEE ALSO: Apple wants India to relax rules that disturb its minimalist product design At a high-profile meeting on Jan. 25, Apple executives will discuss the company’s…
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It’s time for apps’ terms and conditions to ditch the legalese
A new report published last week by the UK Children’s Commissioner, titled ‘Growing Up Digital’ (PDF), noted that while more than half of all children in the country aged 12-15 had an Instagram account, none of them interviewed by the Commissioner could understand the service’s terms and conditions document….
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The best free privacy software 2017
The best free privacy software 2017 Online privacy is a hot topic, with even world leaders weighing in on the subject. Many of the big-name websites and companies will track your activities to deliver targeted advertising, and can build up an astonishingly detailed profile including your interests,…
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Iraqs Southern Oil Exports Hit Record Before OPEC Cuts
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Extend Your “Office 365 Home” Subscription With “Office 365 Personal” Vouchers
Office 365 is a valuable package for users who work in Office all the time. Aside from the Office suite, 365 also gives you a host of other goodies for one subscription price. This is why we’ve explained that Office 2016 alone isn’t as good of a deal. Microsoft offers two Office 365 plans for home users:…
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Kia’s Stinger takes the brand into a new direction
A Kia fastback and twin-turbo engines?Forget about the dancing hamsters and family haulers, Kia is revealing its first performance car and by the looks of things, they’re about to have a major hit on their hands. Called the Stinger, the four-door sports car is aimed at rivals like the Audi A4, Infiniti…
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Iran in talks to restart selling crude to Philippines
The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has begun negotiating a long-term agreement to sell crude to the Philippines, according to a statement from the firm. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Most Russians report improved standards of living, general content with life
Over a half of Russians say their own lives are good and three-quarters think their lives improved in 2016, according to the latest public opinion poll. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The American Cashmere Brand You Need to Know
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Researchers discover unique microbial photosynthesis
Researchers at Washington State University have discovered a new type of cooperative photosynthesis that could be used in engineering microbial communities for waste treatment and bioenergy production.
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Microbe-hunting drones and mood-sensing sat navs help IBM top patent rankings
You might be forgiven for thinking that the likes of trendsetter Apple or Google’s umbrella company Alphabet were picking up the most patents, but it is in fact proud old giant IBM that has topped the list for 2016. IBM largely stepped away from consumer electronics when it flogged its Thinkpad laptop…
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Italy Clears Hurdle in Monte Paschi Rescue Without Even Trying
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Modi to Open 16-Storey Exchange to Rival Singapore and Hong Kong
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Euro-Area Unemployment Holds at 7-Year Low as Growth Strengthens
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Syrian war: Assad says Aleppo bombing was justified
Syria’s president justifies the heavy bombing of east Aleppo, recaptured by his forces last month.
International Business Times
‘Westworld’ Star Evan Rachel Wood Honors David Bowie At The Golden Globes
“Westworld” star Evan Rachel Wood, who is nominated for best performance by an actress in a television series – drama for her role as Dolores Abernathy, chose to attend the 74th Golden Globe awards in a black suit. She made quite the statement, but Wood clarified that she decided to go against the norm…
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The Cutting Edge Pharmacy
In Japan, two major types of pharmacies can be found. The first is the drug store, or what can be described as retail pharmacies. This type offers services related to basic medicines as well as parapharmaceutical products.
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Assad welcomes French presidential candidate Fillon’s views on Syria
In an interview with French media Sunday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he welcomed conservative French presidential candidate François Fillon’s policies on terrorism.
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University of London students demand ‘white philosophers’ like Plato, Kant be removed from syllabus
University of London students are demanding that thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Voltaire, and Immanuel Kant be banned from the philosophy syllabus… because they are white. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Assad on Syria peace talks: ‘We’re ready to discuss anything, but who will be on other side?’
The problem with the upcoming Syria peace talks is whether “the real opposition” will be represented, Syrian President Bashar Assad told French media, following a visit by French MPs to the liberated city of Aleppo. Read Full Article at RT.com
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HTC U Play could launch this week alongside two other phones
You might not have to wait until MWC 2017 for big phone news, as it seems HTC has a lot planned for January 12.The company is holding an event that day, and while the subject of the event was originally wrapped in mystery, we now have a clear idea of what to expect, with the latest information from tipster…
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Are your parents falling for the financial independence myth?
If you have parents in their 70s or 80s, there’s a good chance they believe a common money myth that could be dangerous for them — and for you.
BBC News – World
China combats corruption within anti-corruption agency
China’s anti-corruption watchdog admits corruption within its ranks and tightens rules.
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Amazon wins first Golden Globe film award for ‘Manchester’
Casey Affleck won a best-actor Golden Globe for his performance in Manchester by the Sea, marking the first time Amazon Studios has received a major film category award. It picked up rights to the film, directed by Kenneth Lognergan and produced by Matt Damon, last year at Sundance for $10 million. Amazon…
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How Ford redirected Trump’s criticism toward rival GM
For a year and a half, Donald Trump made Ford his automotive punching bag, while General Motors tried not to make any sudden movements that might attract attention.
Bloomberg Politics
Nine Trump Nominees Who’ll Face Extreme Vetting by Democrats
A marathon of Senate confirmation hearings starting this week will give Democrats the chance to put Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees on trial even though they have little chance of actually blocking any of them.
Bloomberg Politics
Christie Chasing Career Makeover While Financial Mess Unresolved
On the eve of his annual policy-setting speech Tuesday, Governor Chris Christie has largely given up trying to solve New Jersey’s mounting financial troubles. His focus now is on inspirational talks about addiction recovery.
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Trump’s Vows to Be Tested Early by Sessions Confirmation Fight
Much of what Donald Trump vowed to accomplish as president will land on the desk of Republican Senator Jeff Sessions, his pick for attorney general.
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Andalucía Rejects Construction of Alvaro Siza’s New Gate of Alhambra Project
New gate, by Alvaro Siza and Juan Domingo Santos. Image © Alvaro Siza Vieira + Juan Domingo Santos; Rendering by LT Studios The Regional Government of Andalucía (Spain) has decided not to move forward with plans to build “Puerta Nueva,” the project for the new gate of Alhambra. Designed by…
International Business Times
Nintendo Patent Details Advanced Vibration System Either For Switch Hybrid Console Or 3DS Successor
A Nintendo patent that was made available online last month contains details about a vibration system for a gaming console. While many sources are claiming that this patented technology could be part of the Switch’s features, there are also others saying the patent is for the next-in-line handheld console…
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‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Release Date Accidentally Leaked By Online Store That Accepts Preorders?
Despite Rockstar Games’ best efforts to suppress details regarding its open world western action-adventure video game, a British retailer may have accidentally outed the release date of the upcoming title. Previously, the American video game publisher teased that the “Red Dead Redemption” sequel is slated…
International Business Times
Apple Rumors: New iPad Pro, 2 iPads Launching in Q2 2017
Although the tablet industry is in decline, Apple has not given up on its iPads. According to a 9to5Mac report published Sunday, Apple is expected to come out with three new tables this year — a refresh of its iPad Pro and iPads with 10-inch/ 10.5-inch and 9.7-inch screens. There is sufficient reasoning…
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Why it’s getting harder to spot counterfeit cash
Advancing technology in counterfeit money is making it harder to detect and easier to make. And it could cost you.
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Study compiles data on 958 types of South American jellyfish
Jellyfish are a highly diverse group of aquatic animals. Their diameters range from 1 mm to over 1 m. Most have long tentacles, in some cases reaching more than 10 m in length. They come in a wide array of shapes and sizes. Some are bioluminescent; others are extremely poisonous. There are species that…
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Where does heavy air pollution in Beijing originate?
Beijing’s latest smog alert has dragged on into the first week of 2017. The joint prevention and control policy for atmospheric pollution in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region was announced after the heavy haze event that occurred on 1 January 2013. But researchers are still uncertain about how to control…
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LIGO expected to detect more binary black hole mergers
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) broke the news almost one year ago about the first-ever direct observation of gravitational waves. Now, LIGO scientists hope that this year could yield even more breakthrough findings in astronomy.
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High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
Forget about oil or gas – you should be worrying about the less discussed but far more concerning fact that the world is running out of clean, drinkable water.
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Scientists close in on the true mass of the Milky Way
It’s a problem of galactic complexity, but researchers are getting closer to accurately measuring the mass of the Milky Way Galaxy.
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Detecting the intense green glow from the youngest galaxies to determine galactic evolution
Galaxies in the young universe were forming stars at 10- to 50-times higher rates than their modern-day counterparts, such as our Milky Way. A recent study has found that they were not merely scaled up versions of star-forming regions seen today. Instead, UCLA Professor Matthew Malkan and several collaborators…
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Hubble captures ‘shadow play’ caused by possible planet
Eerie mysteries in the universe can be betrayed by simple shadows. The wonder of a solar eclipse is produced by the moon’s shadow, and over 1,000 planets around other stars have been cataloged by the shadow they cast when passing in front of their parent star. Astronomers were surprised to see a huge…
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Scientists prepare for the great American eclipse of August 21
Astronomer Jay Pasachoff is busy exciting people about their chance to experience the August 21, 2017, total solar eclipse, whose path of totality will sweep across the United States from coast to coast. He is leading an international team of astronomers in preparing scientific observations to study…
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The Maximum Social Security Benefit for 2017 — and Beyond
Social Security does an excellent job of replacing a substantial portion of American workers’ pre-retirement income, and they all want as much as they can get from the program. In 2017, the maximum Social Security benefit depends on when the recipient files for benefits. Those who are eligible for the…
Computerworld
IDG Contributor Network: KFC’s facial-recognition trial is a disaster in the making
Retail technology trials are supposed to take risks. It’s a time not just to find out if a technology will work in the field, but to see the results and customer reactions to it. That all said, a new facial-recognition trial from KFC China and Baidu strikes me as having more potential to alienate customers…
Computerworld
Maybe not the best mnemonic, but hey, it worked!
This IT pilot fish has one user who’s only a problem on Mondays — because she regularly forgets her password over the weekend.”Betty was great at her job, but I often wondered how she was able to remember how to get home at the end of the work day,” says fish. “Almost every Monday I would receive the…
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This Could Be The Busiest And Most Consequential Week Before Trump Takes Office
This week sets the table for Donald Trump’s entry into the White House, as Cabinet picks face scrutiny in the Senate, the president-elect faces reporters — and Barack Obama offers his farewell.(Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
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‘Dangal’ becomes the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time
Aamir Khan is his own competition.  How else do you rate a man who starred in India’s first Rs 1 billion-film (Ghajini, 2008), first Rs 2 billion grossing film (3 Idiots, 2009), first Rs 3 billion grossing film (PK, 2014) and now, the highest-ever grossing film (Dangal, 2016) in more than a century…
Fast Company
What’s Next For American Prisons And Criminal Justice Reform?
Five activists, including singer John Legend, debate what’s next for criminal justice reform and the role that tech and data can play. Five activists, including singer John Legend, debate what’s next for criminal justice reform and the role that tech and data can play.Police shootings…
Fast Company
Jigsaw’s Yasmin Green Shares Lessons From Tackling Online Extremism
The head of research and development for Google’s Jigsaw division explains how to succeed when your mission gets complicated. The head of research and development for Google’s Jigsaw division explains how to succeed when your mission gets complicated.As a core member of Google’s…
Fast Company
How To Hold Meetings People Want To Attend
Channel your favorite episode of Friends. Channel your favorite episode of Friends.Start by making sure you’ve invited all the right people.Read Full Story
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John Legend Opens Up On His Life Beyond Music
Chart-topping singer John Legend is expanding his vision and expressing himself through film and TV and launching the FreeAmerica campaign. Chart-topping singer John Legend is expanding his vision and expressing himself through film and TV and launching the FreeAmerica campaign.As…
Fast Company
How Samantha Bee Learned To Become A Manager
The Full Frontal host had lots of experience with comedy. Leading a team was a new frontier. The Full Frontal host had lots of experience with comedy. Leading a team was a new frontier.The host of TBS’s weekly news-satire show, Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, arrived on the job…
Fast Company
A Saudi Princess On How To Make A Difference Without Making Enemies
A leading advocate for Saudi women, Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud has learned a lot about how to effect change. A leading advocate for Saudi women, Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud has learned a lot about how to effect change.Be The First Domino Princess Reema is heading…
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How Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya Pushes Through Creative Obstacles
Sometimes the smartest way to find a path forward is just to take a step. Any step. Sometimes the smartest way to find a path forward is just to take a step. Any step.When You Don’t Know What To Do, Try Doing Something When he bought a decommissioned Kraft factory in upstate…
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SoulCycle, Casper, And Drybar Execs Reveal The Secrets To Their Cult Brands’ Success
How Melanie Whelan of SoulCycle, Neil Parikh of Casper, and Alli Webb of Drybar turn ho-hum tasks into shareable phenomena. How Melanie Whelan of SoulCycle, Neil Parikh of Casper, and Alli Webb of Drybar turn ho-hum tasks into shareable phenomena.In today’s economy, it isn’t enough…
Fast Company
How Squarespace’s Chief Creative Officer Emboldens His Team
David Lee aspires to “keep people slightly out of their comfort zones.” David Lee aspires to “keep people slightly out of their comfort zones.”David Lee is on a mission to inspire the millions of users of the website-building platform Squarespace to communicate more effectively…
Fast Company
What’s The Best Leadership Advice You Ever Received?
Wise words on rejecting popularity, seeking advice, inspiring people, and more. Wise words on rejecting popularity, seeking advice, inspiring people, and more.We invited attendees of Fast Company’s recent Innovation Festival to share the most essential lessons they’ve learned so…
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How Great Leaders Hire The Right People
Here’s what to look for in your next interview. Here’s what to look for in your next interview.Four top executives share how they go deep with candidates.Read Full Story
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4 ways to block political posts on Facebook
If you thought that deluge of political rants, memes, and arguments in your Facebook feed would end with the 2016 Presidential Election, think again. If anything, the thrum of political debate has only grown louder since the final votes were tallied. Whether you participate in these posts, just seeing…
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HMD’s first Nokia smartphone is heading to China
 Nokia fans hankering to get their hands on a new smartphone with their beloved brand name — and without Microsoft’s unloved mobile OS — will need to go to China if they want to buy the first Android-powered from the Finnish phone maker that’s now licensing Nokia’s IP for phones. Read More
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Obitus – Releasing New Album, Stream Excerpt
Swedish black metal duo <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4193&bandname=Obitus>Obitus</a> recently announced the release of a new full-length studio album. <i>Slaves Of The Vast Machine</i> follows their 2009 full-length <i>March Of The Drones</i> and an EP in 2014….
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Gone Is Gone – New Band Feat. Troy Sanders Streams Debut Album
<b>Gone Is Gone</b> have issued a full album stream of their newly released debut record, <i>Echolocation</i>. The record is out now via Rise Records. <a href=”/events/news_comments.php?news_id=29072″>You might have heard of this new band</a>, which features bassist/singer…
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Parasite Inc. – To Release New Album In 2017
German melodic death metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7837&bandname=Parasite+Inc.>Parasite Inc.</a> are getting ready to release a new opus this year! After 4 years since their debut, <i> Time Tears Down</i>, the time has come for their still unnamed sophomore effort…
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Falls Of Rauros – New Album Coming, Reveal Cover
American masters <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6539&bandname=Falls+Of+Rauros>Falls Of Rauros</a> know how to mix neofolk and atmospheric black metal together and they will bring us a new opus soon. Their new record <i>Vigilance Perennial</i> will see the light of day on…
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Three new iPads coming this spring, says noted Apple analyst
A new report suggests Apple will launch three new iPad models in different sizes this spring: 9.7 inches, 12.9 inches, and a middle child that measures somewhere between 10 inches and 10.5 inches. This prediction comes from respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities via 9to5Mac. Kuo has been…
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Boris Johnson meets Donald Trump’s team in New York visit
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is in the US for the British government’s first formal face-to-face meetings with President-elect Donald Trump’s administration. Read Full Article at RT.com
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No filler, no gimmicks, TVs got great again at CES 2017
By all accounts, CES 2017 has been a great year for televisions. Sony finally re-entered the OLED race with the exceptional Sony Bravia A1E, Panasonic showed off the versatile Panasonic EZ1002, and LG absolutely stunned us with the wallpaper-thin LG OLED W7 Signature Series. But what’s been even more…
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Timber fins shade asymmetric glazed gable added to Melbourne home by Warc Studio
Warc Studio has reinterpreted the typical lean-to extensions of many Melbourne houses with this timber and glass addition to a home in the city’s Oakleigh suburb. Read more
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Estudio Normal builds “fortress of solitude” inside Buenos Aires home
A room with wicker walls forms part of this sanctuary that Argentinian office Estudio Normal has built in the home of a Buenos Aires-based chef. Read more
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Portable Solartab C charger uses sunshine to keep laptops powered on the go
This portable charger features a photovoltaic panel that powers phones and laptops using only the sun’s rays. Read more
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Threefold Architects adds staggered floors and narrow stairwell to London terrace
Threefold Architects has overhauled this terraced house in London to include cut-back floors offering glimpses between its various levels. Read more
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Moon Hoon’s narrow Seoul house features small windows and diagonal markings
This towering Seoul residence created by South Korean architect Moon Hoon for a photographer and his mother, features a relief-patterned facade punctured by small windows. Read more
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Sinuous buildings curve around tiered gardens in housing concept by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos
Curving blocks overlap to create the sinuous form of this conceptual house, designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos to frame seven tiered gardens in Spain. Read more
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Is There Time for QVC in the Age of Amazon?
QVC, after years of shrugging off competition from traditional and online retailers, is seeing cracks emerge in a business model that has long relied on impulsive purchases by TV viewers.
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Nuclear Plants Fall Victim to Economic Pressures
Utilities are closing U.S. nuclear-power plants as they face competition from cheaper sources of electricity and political pressure from critics.
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Farmers Get Creative in Reaping Profits
Faced with years of volatile crop prices, some U.S. farmers are coming up with unique ways—including converting grain into booze and flour—to wring money from their crops.
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Turkish Lira Plunges Over 2% To New Record Low, Yields Rise On Moody’s Warning
The collapse in the Turkish Lira, which has been relentless since last summer’s failed coup, has only accelerated in 2017, and especially this morning, when the Turkish currency tumbled more than 2% against the dollar – its single worst day since the July 19 military coup attempt – sliding as low as…
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4 Reasons Why 70 Is the Best Age to Retire
Though many Americans jump at the chance to retire as early as possible, a growing number of seniors are pushing themselves to work until age 70, or even beyond. If you have the option to continue working until 70, here are a few reasons to go that route.IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.Continue reading
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RT – Daily news
Military training more traumatizing than war, say British Army veterans
Military training may do more psychological damage than war itself, particularly to the British Army’s child recruits, a veterans’ group claims. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Schools Can Save Lives’: An Exit Interview With The U.S. Education Secretary
John B. King Jr. talks about equity, testing and vouchers as he prepares for a Trump administration handover.(Image credit: Elissa Nadworny/NPR)
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Verizon says goodbye to two-year contracts, and bumps its upgrade fee to $30
CES might have grabbed headlines for the past few days — but Verizon quietly made a few changes to its upgrade fee and two-year contract that will have a more immediate impact on new and existing customers. Normally, you needed to spend an extra $20 above whatever you paid for a new phone through Verizon,…
Digital Trends
Box office hits and misses: ‘Hidden Figures’ gives ‘Rogue One’ a run for its money
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has proven itself to be a box-office juggernaut, but the movie faced some tough competition for this week’s top spot, narrowly beating the drama Hidden Figures to win the weekend. Final numbers for the two films aren’t in yet, but industry estimates indicate that the Star…
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Samsung granted patent for fold-out smartphone design
While some patents do eventually make it into a final product in one for or another, most never see the light of day. They usually just become legal safeguards, “just in case”. In the case of this particular Samsung patent, however, both might be true. The Korean manufacturer has been known to throw…
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Stop Saying Trump’s Win Had Nothing To Do With Economics
This is In Real Terms, a regular column analyzing the latest economic news. Comments? Criticisms? Ideas for future columns? Email me, or drop a note in the comments.In the months leading up to Election Day, a heated debate broke out among political commentators over the source of Donald Trump’s support….
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Arrest of South Korean Scion Feeds Popular Angst
The detention of the son of Hanwha’s chairman after a bar brawl has renewed public concern over the nation’s corporate elite at a time of heightened scrutiny of their companies’ business practices.
International Business Times
NASA’s Hubble Creates A Road Map For Voyagers’ Interstellar Journey
Roughly a decade from now, when they run out of electrical power, the two Voyager spacecraft — Voyager I and Voyager II — will fall silent and stop beaming back data to Earth. Until this happens, however, their journey through interstellar space will continue to provide an invaluable opportunity for…
International Business Times
When Is Inauguration Day 2017? Everything To Know About Trump’s Oath Of Office
The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States will take place on Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The ceremonies will begin Jan. 19 and continue till Jan. 21 with famous personalities, including A-list models, actors and musicians, attending the events.
International Business Times
Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumors: Company Might Have Limited Launch Of 5 Million Units In February
Samsung, it seems, is not taking any risks with the Galaxy S8. The company is already on a good trajectory after a profitable third quarter. But, the company is expected to make up for its lost reputation due to the Note 7 scandal last year. To avoid getting in a soup the way it did with the Note 7…
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10 Tips for Mastering Your 360 Degree Action Camera
It’s not like a regular camera, so don’t use it like one. Follow our experts’ 10 tips instead. …Read More »
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Re-Energizing the Lithium-Ion Battery
Researchers determined that lithium ions are more intimately connected with liquids used in batteries. The findings could eventually lead to a larger role for lithium-ion batteries.
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Need to Know: Get ready for an historic ‘fiscal shock’ as the Dow sets up for another run at 20,000
After a saucy flirtation with Dow 20,000 last week, blue chips are ready to make another go of it. Futures are in rally mode, the sun is shining (somewhere), and Donald Trump hasn’t beaten any company with his tweet stick all morning.
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Study examines ocean acidification effects on rockfish
A new study led by researchers from Moss Landing Marine Labs of San Jose State University, California State University Monterey Bay and University of California Santa Cruz examines how ocean acidification may negatively affect some juvenile rockfish, a key marine prey base to the Calif. ecosystem. The…
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Mobile phone app delivers precision rainfall information to public
Climate researchers and weather forecasters get their rain data from a network of precipitation-sensing satellites that orbit Earth. iRain, a new mobile phone app developed by engineers at the University of California, Irvine puts the same precision rainfall information into the pockets of the public.
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Brazil Worries the China of South America Is Eating Its Lunch
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MySpaces Co-Founder Preps Second Act Jam City for Possible IPO
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Trumps Canceled Overseas Projects Brought in a Mere $323,150
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NFL Blitzes Trudeau in Arcane Super Bowl Advertising Dispute
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Trump Schools Pick Is Big on Religion and a Free-Market Approach
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Booze is good now says science, as long as you’re not drinking alone
Scientists trying to justify how much weight they put on over Christmas have come up with a winning hypothesis, revealing that they now think drinking alcohol can have a positive effect on people — as long as they’re not drinking alone. Or drinking petrol in an underground car park. The research comes…
RT – Daily news
Two large meteors caught on camera in northwestern Russia (VIDEO)
Two massive meteors falling in the first major meteor shower of 2017 – the Quadrantids – have been caught on camera by lucky car drivers in northwestern Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com
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A Discomfiting Question: Was The Chicago Torture Case Racism?
The man was held captive and beaten by four people who livestreamed the attack. He was white. His tormentors were black. Calling that a hate crime doesn’t tell the whole story.(Image credit: Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/Getty Images)
Computerworld
New York gets smarter, one tech trial at a time
Smart city technology beta projects and pilot programs are gaining ground in New York City. Walk around the Big Apple, as Computerworld did recently, and you encounter everything from free public Wi-Fi to smart park benches and even sophisticated listening devices that can detect gunshots to allow…
How-To Geek
The Complete Guide to Creating Symbolic Links (aka Symlinks) on Windows
Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista all support symbolic links—also known as symlinks—that point to a file or folder on your system. You can create them using the Command Prompt or a third-party tool called Link Shell Extension.Click Here to Continue Reading
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NASA plots 2017 solar eclipse path with best accuracy yet
Combining elevation data gathered by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) with Earth topography data, NASA researchers have produced the most accurate map ever created for the path of totality of the total solar eclipse that will be seen across a large swath of the United States on Monday,…
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Controlling the structure and phase composition of lanthanide-doped alumina for emerging applications
Lanthanide dopants play an important role in desirable phase transformations of aluminum oxide (alumina) in order to achieve optimized physical and chemical properties. For example, the presence of dopants strengthens the grain boundaries of alumina, largely affecting its mechanical properties. New research…
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These 10 Truss Houses Blend Beautiful Architecture With Elegant Engineering
Few structural systems are as iconic as the truss. Forming historic bridge designs, trusses within architecture have usually been reserved for roof forms. From the rectilinear Vierendeel to Bowstring, Warren and Pratt configurations, different trusses take on a variety of shapes and sizes. Combining…
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Nanoparticle Catalysts Outperform Single Metal Atoms
New research impacts an ongoing debate about how platinum catalysts create carbon dioxide. The debate influences a wide array of technologies, from automobile exhaust control systems to hydrogen fuel cells.
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A Natural Fondness for Plutonium
Once released into the environment, radioactive materials pose risks. Scientists found that a protein that binds radioactive elements, such as plutonium. This discovery could lead to new ways to clean a contaminated area.
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Oxygen Takes Elitist Attitude to Sharing Electrons
Fuel cells and other devices use reactions involving oxygen. To improve these technologies, scientists need to know how the oxygen behaves. Researchers just overturned the conventional thinking about the oxygen’s behavior.
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Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts
Scientists combined two materials to create a structure that turns carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide. The material has promise for removing carbon dioxide from the air, while pumping out carbon monoxide, a useful industrial product.
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Berkelium’s Unexpected Chemistry Has Been Captured
Berkelium was one of a few elements that had yet to be characterized in detail. Researchers structurally characterized it and revealed unexpected findings.
PCWorld
The wild, weird, and powerful PC hardware of CES 2017
Don’t be scared. It’s just kickass gearImage by IDGForget the smart hairbrush. Disregard the vaporous electric car. You can even walk past the latest TVs (though I have to concede, some are super-cool). Like the last few Consumer Electronic Shows, CES 2017 has emerged as a fantastic pantheon of PC hardware—from…
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Tim Mullaney: How repealing Obamacare will be Trump’s Iraq
With his repeal of Obamacare without any replacement, Donald Trump and the Republicans are repeating the same mistakes George W. Bush made getting into a war in Iraq, writes Timothy Mullaney.
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Western Digital Will Hit $85 – Cramer’s Lightning Round (1/6/17)
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Back to self-driving school: The simulator teaching vehicle AIs road sense
Even autonomous cars have to learn to drive, so the Computer Vision Center in Barcelona has been busy developing its simulation system for training self-driving vehicles.
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Obama shuts down all pending permits for seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean
  Outgoing President Barack Obama made another last-minute effort to secure his environmental legacy last week, when he formally denied all pending permits to conduct seismic airgun blasting in the Altantic Ocean. The practice is used to search for oil and gas deposits below the ocean’s surface,…
BBC News – World
Europe cold weather death toll rises
More than 20 people are now known to have died as icy temperatures continue to grip much of Europe.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
CES 2017: sony, xiaomi + LG TVs make waves with glorious audio and wafer-thin displays
in the market for a new TV? CES 2017 saw a host of updates, with razor thin displays becoming the name of the game. The post CES 2017: sony, xiaomi + LG TVs make waves with glorious audio and wafer-thin displays appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Pimco Dynamic Income Fund: Identifying Alternatives For A Switch
Quartz
The US dollar is the strongest it’s been since 1986
It was the era of Top Gun and “Walk Like an Egyptian.” The year of Iran-Contra affair, the Chernobyl leak and the tragic Challenger explosion. The launch of the Mir space station and the Oprah Winfrey Show. 1986 was also the last time the US dollar was about as strong as it is now. This chart shows…
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Air Products Bids for Chinas Largest Industrial Gas Maker
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Deezer Hires Facebook, Spotify Managers to Fight Bigger Rivals
Acquire
Porsche brings a new turbo and more power to the 2017 GTS line
450-hp in coupe, cabrio, or targa form.The GTS badge has come to the newest 911s and Porsche isn’t being skimpy about power. The company has produced a new turborcharger for their 3.0L flat-six that will boost the total horsepower to 450-hp and will give each car a sub 4.0 second 0-60 time and top speeds…
RT – Daily news
Police stealing migrants’ blankets in below-freezing Paris – MSF
As homeless migrants struggle to keep warm in below-freezing temperatures in Paris, police are stealing their blankets and dispersing them with tear gas, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned, accusing officers of “systematic police violence.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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DARPA’s Biotech Chief Says 2017 Will “Blow Our Minds”
The Pentagon’s research division is betting its high-risk, high-reward programs will change medicine — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
ArchDaily
The Best Architecture Drawings of 2016
Courtesy of RIGI Design Designing and building a project is a challenge in itself. However, once the project is complete there are also challenges in expressing the project so that it can be understood by a new audience. This is especially…
Bloomberg Politics
Trump Transition: Taiwan, Cabinet, Inauguration
Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli recaps this weekend’s latest news related to President-elect Donald Trump less than two weeks before his inauguration. Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli reports on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)
International Business Times
Not Surprisingly, The CW Renewed ‘Supernatural’ For Season 13
The CW was quick to renew some of its shows for the 2017-2018 TV season. On Sunday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, the network announced early renewals for seven series. This early pickup list included “The Flash,” “Supernatural,” “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” “Arrow,” “DC’s Legends…
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Best Canister Vacuum
Best Canister Vacuum Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site If you want a vacuum model with enough power to handle serious messes, but enough reach to get way under the table, you probably want to find the best canister vacuum. Don’t worry! We examined the top brands in the business to find the…
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The Little Healthcare REIT That Could
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Brookfield Infrastructure Partners And Brookfield Renewable Partners: One Is The World’s Best Utility, The Other A High-Yield Value Trap
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The Biggest Social Security Change in 2017 That’s Not Being Advertised
Image source: Getty Images.According to the Social Security snapshot from November, nearly 61 million people were receiving monthly benefit checks. Of these recipients, more than 41 million were retired workers.For many of these retired workers, Social Security is a critical financial lifeline that ensures…
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2 Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy in January
Over the last two months of 2016, the stock portfolio of Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) did extremely well, as many were big beneficiaries of the “Trump rally.” However, there are still some bargains to be found among the Oracle of Omaha’s stock holdings. Here are two…
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MIT’s 3D graphene is ten times stronger than steel
An awful lot of ink has been spilled about how graphene is going to basically save the world with its myriad applications and powers. But chances to actually see evidence of how and why the hexagonal lattices are so strong in a life-size way have been few and far between. The Massachusetts Institute…
Lifehacker
10 Beautiful Sunsets, the Loneliest Places on Earth, and How the Internet Crosses Oceans
This week we’re checking out 10 beautiful sunsets you should absolutely travel to see, talking about how the internet manages to span entire oceans and keep you connected, looking at how far you can get away from any other human being, and more. Welcome to Lifehacker’s Monday Brain Buffet, a series…
Macworld
10 cool creative tech treasures at CES 2017
Creative inspirationImage by CESCES is always heaven on earth for the gadget obsessed. While glitzy car tech, virtual reality, home automation, and wearables tend to dominate the headlines, consumer tech companies didn’t forget about visually-oriented parents and teachers, students and photographers,…
PCWorld
10 ways to put your old Android phone or tablet to use
Give your old phone or tablet a new lease on lifeImage by Derek WalterSo, you have a new phone that doesn’t leave your side. Sure, you can get rid of the old one through a resale site or donation, but there is another option: give it a second life with a different purpose.To read this article in full…
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FLIR Scout TK Compact Thermal Vision Monocular $499
FLIR Scout TK Compact Thermal Vision Monocular $499
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The Next Web
Martin Shkreli harasses a journalist, Twitter gives him the boot – as it should
The ‘pharma bro’ is out. Twitter confirmed it has temporarily suspended Martin Shkreli after the former hedge fund manager targeted Teen Vogue writer Lauren Duca in a rash of tasteless and abusive posts. The vilified pharmaceutical executive – who came to notoriety after making life-saving HIV drug Daraprim…
Mashable
J.K. Rowling shares spectacularly awkward anecdote about drunk man in bar
LONDON — Question: What’s more awkward for a celebrity than being recognised in a public place? Answer: Being almost recognised. At least judging by the stories below. SEE ALSO: 27 times J.K. Rowling was the hero we all needed in 2016 On Sunday, J.K. Rowling shared a brilliantly awkward anecdote about…
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Fully Charged tests Schaeffler’s pedal-electric ‘biohybrid’
It’s efficient. It’s convenient. And it is, apparently, a lot of fun…
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leppanen + anker uses molded façade system for gaia building in ecuador
the new landmark building features a glass fiber reinforced concrete façade to influence movement and new shadow lines that reflect different points of view of quito. The post leppanen + anker uses molded façade system for gaia building in ecuador appeared first on designboom | architecture & design…
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Despite Higher Growth, Emerging Markets Won’t Outperform The U.S.
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Why China Can Never Raise Rates
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Debuted at CES: Hisense – A2 Dual Screen Smartphone
Have you ever wanted a smartphone which has a screen on the front and one on the back? Look no further, Hisense debuted their new A2-Dual Screen Phone at CES 2017.
VentureBeat
Volkswagen unveils I.D. Buzz, an all-electric connected concept vehicle
Volkswagen introduced Sunday an electric all-wheel drive Microbus called I.D. Buzz, the latest concept meant to show what the German automaker’s next generation of vehicles will look like. Volkswagen plans to bring a new generation of fully connected, all-electric vehicles to the market in 2020 and…
VentureBeat
Connected car startup CloudCar raises $15 million from Jaguar Land Rover
CloudCar, a cloud service provider for connected car companies, has nabbed a $15 million “minority investment” from U.K.-based automotive giant Jaguar Land Rover. Founded out of Palo Alto, California in 2011, CloudCar offers a platform that connects car manufacturers with a host of services for safely…
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Today’s News: Jan. 9, 2017
—La La Land dominated last night’s Golden Globes, but the awards are likely to be remembered for Meryl Streep’s remarks about President-elect Donald Trump. Trump responded last night—and this morning.—French police have arrested 17 people in connection with the armed robbery of Kim Kardashian, the reality-TV…
Business Insider
The jobs picture isn’t as good as it looks
Average weekly earnings rose by 2.3%.
TechCrunch
Startups are making the rejection letter a thing of the past
 It seems clear that job rejections are headed for the nostalgia pile, alongside Pop Rocks, big hair, Fanta and hockey fights. Before too long, we’ll look back on the era of rejection letters as “the good old days.” Read More
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It’s not money laundering when a Republican does it [Fail]
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Scientific American Content: Global
When Do Children Start Making Long-Term Memories?
Dima Amso, an associate professor in the department of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences at Brown University, answers — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
WIRED
A Simple Wooden Lamp With an Utterly Enchanting UI
The interaction echoes an old-school pull chain, but the final effect is captivating—like there’s some unusual technology whirring below the surface. The post A Simple Wooden Lamp With an Utterly Enchanting UI appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Cantina Talk: Get Ready to Meet Episode VIII’s Version of Ewoks
They kinda look like Furbies, apparently. The post Cantina Talk: Get Ready to Meet Episode VIII’s Version of Ewoks appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
This Drone-Slinging Concept Is Like a Bond Car for Photojournalists
User experience is the new black, says its college junior designer. The post This Drone-Slinging Concept Is Like a Bond Car for Photojournalists appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
A Majestic Leopard Accidentally Takes a Selfie in the Streets of Mumbai
Say cheese. The post A Majestic Leopard Accidentally Takes a Selfie in the Streets of Mumbai appeared first on WIRED.
Macworld
15 of the most impressive Bluetooth speakers at CES 2017
If you’ve seen one Bluetooth speaker, you definitely haven’t seen them allImage by Sarah Jacobsson PurewalPortable Bluetooth speakers can be a tough sell; they’re just not “must-have’ accessories for most people. If you’re not wearing headphones, your phone’s internal speaker is probably fine—unless…
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designboom hits 1 MILLION instagram followers!
thank you to all of our readers and followers for being such an engaging and loyal audience! The post designboom hits 1 MILLION instagram followers! appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Lifehacker
Would You Want the “Right to Disconnect” from Work?
French workers now have the “right to disconnect,” or more appropriately, a new law instructs companies to ask workers on how they can—if at all—be contacted outside of the office or during non-work hours. Would you want that right for yourself?Read more…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Chevy Bolt gets top car award; Honda Ridgeline top truck
The Chevy Bolt has been named top car in North America, an important milestone for a car General Motors hopes will finally get Americans hooked on electric vehicles.
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US energy boss lauds opening of nuke repository
It was the determination of workers over nearly three years and pure ingenuity that allowed the nation’s only underground repository for low-level nuclear waste to recover from a radiation release, the head of the U.S. Energy Department said.
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Bionic woman: Chinese robot turns on the charm
“Jia Jia” can hold a simple conversation and make specific facial expressions when asked, and her creator believes the eerily life-like robot heralds a future of cyborg labour in China.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Building a Google for the dark web
In today’s data-rich world, companies, governments and individuals want to analyze anything and everything they can get their hands on – and the World Wide Web has loads of information. At present, the most easily indexed material from the web is text. But as much as 89 to 96 percent of the content on…
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Bio-inspired suction cups withstand more than splashes
Suction cups are getting a facelift. A shower caddy full of shampoo plopping into the bathtub may be an inconvenience in most cases, but failures like this limit the application of suction cups for more exacting purposes. Petra Ditsche, currently at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and her colleagues…
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Neonicotinoid pesticide affects foraging and social interaction in bumblebees
In a plastic, lasercut box blacked out with paint and lit with red light, worker bumblebees (Bombus impatiens) go about their daily activities: interacting with fellow adults, extracting food from honey pots, feeding larvae, and occasionally venturing out to forage for nectar. While this nest is far…
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An Economic Basis For Valuing The Market
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Lame Ducks And Good Advice
Digg Top Stories
Guess What, Easy Workouts Don’t Work
You’ve got to put in the work to see the results. Freeletics makes the work more efficient. No gyms, no weights, just highly-tailored workouts that you can access anytime from your smartphone. Sign up now and get 30% off your coaching subscription until the end of January.
International Business Times
Will US Go To War With China? Beijing Will Take ‘Revenge’ If Washington Abandons ‘One China’ Policy, State-Run Newspaper Warns
A state-run Chinese newspaper warned Sunday that Beijing will take “revenge” if the United States abandons the “one China” policy under Donald Trump’s administration. The comments came after Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen made a stopover in Houston.
International Business Times
‘Sleepy Hollow’ Season 4 Spoilers: Episode 2 Synopsis Released Online; What Will Happen In ‘In Plain Sight?’ [VIDEO]
Fox series “Sleepy Hollow” is back. The Season 4 premiere introduced several new characters including Ichabod Crane’s (Tom Mison) new partner Diana Thomas (Janina Gavankar), engineer Alex Norwood (Rachel Melvin) and cataloguer of supernatural phenomena Jake Wells (Jerry MacKinnon).
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Google reveals what a smartphone needs to be Daydream compatible
Google has recently announced that four new phones would soon support its Daydream virtual reality program and though this seems like a relatively small number considering the number of good smartphones out there, we’ve now got a better idea as to why. In an interview with VRHeads Amit Singh, VP of Business…
BBC News – World
Tighter koala protection rules for Australian loggers
State of Victoria unveils new rules to protect koalas in commercial plantations.
Mashable
Mumbai gets India’s largest free public Wi-Fi network
The Bollywood city is getting free Wi-Fi access. SEE ALSO: India is spending $530 million on a statue twice as tall as Statue of Liberty Over 500 Wi-Fi hotspots are now live in Mumbai, Devendra Fadnavis the chief minister of the western Indian state of Maharashtra announced today. This is the largest…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Efficient nanowire solution for a big-name pollutant
Researchers designed an extremely efficient catalytic system to remove carbon monoxide.
reddit: the front page of the internet
LPT: How to improve posture.
This is quite well-known from a year-old LPT request, but it’s completely fixed my posture after a week.https://youtu.be/LT_dFRnmdGs submitted by /u/spludgemaster to /r/LifeProTips [link] [comments]
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I went to make some avocado toast to find some mold on my bread that resembles an avocado
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Every restroom needs one
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Business Insider
Here’s a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about right now
US stock futures are lower, and so we may have to wait another day for Dow 20,000.
The Manual
Mugsy Makes Jeans for The Modern Man
New brand Mugsy Jeans combines style and comfort. The post Mugsy Makes Jeans for The Modern Man appeared first on The Manual.
Architizer
The Karri Loop House
The large Eucalyptus found on the lot played an essential part in our design concept. These trees were located in the middle of site and the client’s intention was to take them down to make some room for the house. However, we saw this pre-existing condition as what ‘made’ an otherwise anonymous…
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3 Drawbacks of Traditional IRAs
Opening an IRA is a smart way to save for the future. If you’re considering an IRA, you might be wondering whether it pays to stick to the traditional version or opt for a Roth. And while both types certainly have their benefits, there are a few drawbacks to traditional IRAs you ought to know about.IMAGE…
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The Average American Taxpayer Saved $2,395 by Using This Tax Credit. Will You Get Your Share?
The 2017 tax season is about to begin, and already, taxpayers are looking for breaks they can use to reduce the amount they have to pay the IRS — or to boost the size of their refund. Yet one of the most beneficial provisions of the tax laws is also one of the most overlooked. Moreover, because this…
Business Insider
The Philippines says it’s finalizing a deal to tighten military ties with Russia
“If we need their expertise, then we will join the exercises,” the Philippine defense minister said. “That’s the framework of the memorandum of understanding.”
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BlackBerry: With System Access Fees Falling 25% Per Quarter, How Do They Make A Profit?
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Computerworld
Windows 10 tips and tricks for Wi-Fi and networking
There have been many changes in Windows 10, especially since the first anniversary update last August, officially called version 1607. Here are some of the most important changes related to the Wi-Fi and networking aspects of Windows 10, along with some tips and tricks on using the new and improved…
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Ivory Coast PM resigns, dissolves government after polls
Ivory Coast Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan resigned and dissolved the government on Monday in a move that had been expected following the approval of a new constitution and parliamentary elections last month.
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TIL Mark Hamill was obsessed with Late Night with David Letterman to a point he taped and cataloged every episode. Late Night producers even asked for Hamill’s collections and notes to figure out Letterman’s 1000th viewer mail.
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Lifehacker
Would You Want the “Right to Disconnect” from Work?
French workers now have the “right to disconnect,” or more appropriately, a new law instructs companies to ask workers on how they can—if at all—be contacted outside of the office or during non-work hours. Would you want that right for yourself?Of course, the law sounds great, but not everyone has the…
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Xiaomi And Meituan Enter Chinese Internet Bank Market
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Biotechnology: Is 2017 Going To Be Any Better?
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Frontrunning: January 9
European shares dip, sterling falls on Brexit comments (Reuters) Pound Falls to 10-Week Low as May Hints at Single-Market Exit (BBG) Offshore Yuan Falls for Second Day as Bears Reload After Squeeze (BBG) Trump’s choices for top Cabinet posts face big tests this week (Reuters) Nine Trump Nominees…
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Smart augmented reality Gorilla Glass could be coming to future cars
We’re used to seeing super-strong Gorilla Glass in our phone screens. But what about in cars, on our dashboards and windows?That’s the plan from Corning, makers of Gorilla Glass, who took CES 2017 as an opportunity to show off its smart glass car concept.No, that doesn’t mean a crash test dummy’s nightmare…
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BlackBerry partner says new tie-up won’t be another Microsoft/Nokia debacle
The CEO of the company that’s bringing BlackBerry phones to the world has told TechRadar the new venture won’t suffer from the same problems as the ill-fated Microsoft-Nokia tie-up.Chinese phone manufacturer TCL – the fourth-largest in the world thanks to the sales under its Alcatel One Touch brand –…
RT – Daily news
Turkish police use tear gas, water cannon to disperse hundreds outside parliament (PHOTOS)
Turkish police have fired tear gas and used water cannon to disperse hundreds of people who gathered outside the country’s parliament to protest against planned constitutional changes set to expand the president’s power. Read Full Article at RT.com
New Scientist – Online news
Zapping the brain really does seem to improve depression
Can stimulating the brain with electricity really make you better? Many are sceptical, but an analysis now suggests it can help with depression and addiction
How-To Geek
Don’t Rummage Around for Photoshop’s Hidden Tools: Use These Keyboard Shortcuts Instead
Photoshop has dozens of different, powerful tools, each with their own uses. You can use the spot healing brush to clean up blemishes or the brush tool to change the color of someone’s eyes.Click Here to Continue Reading
Macworld
Uber offers cities ‘anonymized’ ride data
Uber Technologies is offering data from trips on its ride-hailing platform to city officials, planners and policymakers to help them better understand traffic patterns and improve investments in infrastructure.The move will likely win Uber goodwill with city officials, even as the company has resisted…
Business Insider
Indonesia’s president is trying to rein in an ‘out of control’ military chief who’s warning about ‘foreign infiltration’
“With Gatot, the feeling is like he’s a little out of control,” a senior government official said.
Man of Many
We All Need this Backyard Room
Anxious for that extra room for your new office, lounge, music studio, satellite den, or what have you? The Backyard Room is the answer for your dreams of extending your home without all the hassles of hiring a contracting team and putting up with all those annoying mother-may-I’s that your local zoning…
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Dividends & Income Digest: What Do Rising Interest Rates Mean For Dividend And Income Investors?
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America’s crumbling infrastructure
No matter how big the issue—national security, health care, gun rights—it’s been nearly impossible for Washington lawmakers to find common ground given the deep rancor and partisan division among them. But fixing the nation’s aging, crumbling infrastructure seems that rare area where everyone from the…
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After Deepwater Horizon spill, oyster size did not change
Contrary to their own scientific intuition, Cornell researchers found that the body size of intertidal oysters didn’t change after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. This offers evidence that either the mollusks recovered rapidly or that the accident lacked the severity to…
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Outflowing gas in ultraluminous galaxies
Galaxies evolve over billions of years in part through the activity of star formation and their supermassive nuclear black holes, and also by mergers with other galaxies. Some features of galaxies, in particular the strong correlations found between the mass of the central black hole and properties like…
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How ethnicity and religion can influence financial habits
New international research from Macquarie University has found that people with a religious or ethnic background are more likely to save money, quelling the long-held belief that income and financial proficiency are the main determinates of an individual’s ability to save.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study examines how bias affects hiring practices
Removing bias from the hiring process presents challenges for the hospitality industry and other service industries that want a qualified, diverse workforce. New research from Cornell University shows that hiring managers’ awareness of competence among job applicants and managers’ positive attitudes…
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I will dream of this $5,900 reclining work station for the rest of my days
There are work stations, and then there is Altwork. The company, which manufacturers elaborate reclining desk-chair combos, brought its top-of-the-line product to the CES show floor last week, and it is nothing short of revelatory. For $5,900, you can work in the comfortable clutches of a pro-grade massage…
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The Margin: Tube strike hits London and many commuters aren’t keeping calm
Londoners have had a tough commute Monday, as the latest in a string of labor strikes brought the London Underground to a halt.
Macworld
How to avoid deleting photos from iCloud while traveling
Nina Waite writes in on behalf of her traveling daughter, who is running out of storage while on the road. Her daughter set up iCloud Photo Library before she left, and now wants to get rid of images—she didn’t realize that deleting media now would delete it everywhere. Nina writes in with several…
Fast Company
Headspace Cofounder Shares Advice For Those Struggling With Meditation
Trying to meditate but having trouble working it into your routine? Rich Pierson shares tips on how to keep up with it when you need it most.
Lifehacker
Use This Tasker Action to Automatically Avoid Toll Roads In Google Maps
Android: Google Maps can remember a lot of things for you, like where you live or your favorite restaurants. However, it doesn’t remember your preferences to avoid toll roads or highways by default. Fix that with this Tasker action.Read more…
MakeUseOf
9 Dumb PowerPoint Mistakes You Always Make in Presentations
Giving an effective PowerPoint presentation is an art. We’ve all sat through a dreadful slideshow that we couldn’t wait to escape from. Whether due to a drab speaker or lousy slides, there’s usually room for improvement. The good news is you can prevent your audience from hating your next presentation!…
9to5Mac
Sharp to make OLED displays for upcoming iPhones at Foxconn factory, says report
Foxconn appears to be taking full advantage of its acquisition of Sharp as the display maker is reported to be setting up an OLED production line at an iPhone assembly factory. All of the OLED production there is said to be destined for upcoming iPhone models, according to a Nikkei report cited by Digitimes….
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Why I Liquidated Most Of My Biotech Holdings
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Could Smucker Sweeten Your Portfolio?
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PKO Is A Good Pick For 2017
Metal Underground.com
Details Of New Album “Age Of Decay” Issued By In Thousand Lakes, New Song Streaming
Spanish melodic death metal pioneers In Thousand Lakes released details of the upcoming new release “Age of Decay.” The long awaited album drops on February 20th via Xtreem Music, marking 19 years since the debut “Lifeless Waters…” Having released the first single “True North” a few weeks back, the…
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New Single “Dance Of Disorder” Issued By Carnalation
Finnish alternative death metal band Carnalation has just released a new single called “Dance of Disorder.” It is a first sample from the upcoming sophomore full length album (coming via Inverse Records) in which every track tells a story about different patient. “Dance of Disorder” is about a patient…
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The Humans Working Behind the AI Curtain
Just how artificial is Artificial Intelligence? Facebook created a PR firestorm last summer when reporters discovered a human “editorial team” – rather than just unbiased algorithms – selecting stories for its trending topics section. The revelation highlighted an elephant in the room of our tech world:…
RT – Daily news
‘Would you like to carry a gun?’ British police asked
British police are taking part in a survey to determine whether they would like to routinely carry guns and Tasers to counter possible terrorist attacks. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gizmodo
An RC Toy Looks Like a Hollywood Stunt Car in Super Slow Motion
It’s one of the oldest tricks in Hollywood: if you want a tiny model to look like a full-size vehicle, you just need to film it with a high speed camera. As The Slow Mo Guys demonstrate in their latest round of experiments, a couple of Traxxas XO-1 RC cars suddenly look like there’s a Hollywood stuntperson…
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Watch all the live reveals from the 2017 Detroit Auto Show right here – Roadshow
Sure beats traveling to Detroit in January.
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MIT Researchers Develop Porous, 3D Forms of Graphene
MIT researchers have developed one of the strongest lightweight materials known to man. They created the new material by compressing and fusing flakes of graphene, a 2D form of carbon. The new…
Zero Hedge
2016 Past is 2017 Prologue
With us being just over a week into the New Year, we feel it worthwhile to look back just one last time at 2016. We believe that many of the themes and risks of 2016 continue in 2017 and that they are likely to impact markets in the coming months – especially the precious metal markets. Malcolm McDowell…
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Italy Unemployment Unexpectedly Deteriorates To Highest Since June 2015; Youth Unemployment Jumps To 39.4%
While the rest of Europe’s troubled periphery has been enjoying a slow, if steady, economic improvement in recent years (it is unclear if it would sustain should the ECB’s QE backstop be withdrawn and sovereign interest rates spike), in an unexpected deterioration reported earlier this morning, Italy’s…
NYT > Business Day
McDonald’s China Operations to Be Sold to Locally Led Consortium
McDonald’s said it would sell its businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong to Citic and the Carlyle Group for $2.08 billion.
NYT > Business Day
Wall Street Clearing House to Adopt Bitcoin Technology
The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation said it would begin using a financial ledger similar to the blockchain used by the virtual currency.
Business Insider
Samsung Gear VR pulls ahead of competition
BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Samsung sold 5 million Gear VR headsets in 2016, Samsung America President Tim Baxter told audiences during CES 2017 in Las Vegas last week, placing the…
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Get 50% Off Candles, $3 Soap, and More From Bath and Body Works’ Semi-Annual Sale
The Bath and Body Works Semi-Annual Sale has basically any kind of home fragrances, soap, and skin care you could need, at prices that are worth the ridiculous packaging. $11 3-wick candles, $3 foaming soaps, 50% off specialty skin care, and more. Plus, use the code F165207 and get $10 and order over…
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Disney World Rolls Out Deal to Drum Up Attendance
Image source: Disney.Meandering theme-park attendance finds Disney (NYSE: DIS) bringing back a popular discounted multi-day ticket for Disney World locals. The Discover Disney ticket lets Florida residents visit any three Disney World parks, from now though June 9, for $139. That’s a big price break…
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Here’s a Biotech IPO You’ll Want to Watch
You might be too busy to pay much attention to every tiny biotech that goes public. There’s one initial public offering (IPO) coming up, though, that I think you’ll want to keep your eyes on. Jounce Therapeutics filed a few days ago for an IPO in 2017. Any company that Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG) is willing…
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Bitcoin Buying Opportunity – China Can’t Fight The Market Forever
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Tellurium – Take Advantage Of Growing Demand For This Rare Metal
TechCrunch
Take a ride with us in a self-driving Audi Q7 using Nvidia autonomous tech
 Nvidia had a strong showing overall at CES this year, but its most impressive demo had to be the self-driving vehicles it was showing off in a cordoned course built in a parking lot. The demo wasn’t on city streets, as were others like the Delphi ride, but it was impressive in a different way; mostly…
RT – Daily news
Sterling falls as May hints at hard Brexit, European stocks dip
The British pound has hit its lowest since October following comments this weekend from the UK Prime Minister on leaving the European Union. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ultimate Classic Rock
U2 Unveil ‘Joshua Tree 2017′ Tour Dates
U2 will spend the summer on the road celebrating the release of their watershed 1987 album The Joshua Tree by performing the entire LP in concert. Continue reading…
Quartz
The future of wireless charging is here, but it’s going to messy and confusing
I’m standing in the penthouse suite of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, looking at what seems to be a large subwoofer on a shelf. A TV remote sits on an ottoman about eight feet from the shelf, with no buttons illuminated. Energous CTO Michael Leabman taps his iPad, triggering the black speaker-like…
Quartz
Uber is finally giving the public a glimpse of its stunning trove of transit data
This summer, Uber completed its two billionth ride. The milestone came just six months after the company tallied trip number 1 billion, a testament to the sheer volume of trips that Uber’s drivers complete each day in more than 450 cities worldwide—and to the incredible collection of transit data it…
Quartz
To survive in an increasingly unpredictable world, we need to train our brains to embrace uncertainty
We don’t like experts to express uncertainty. Imagine a politician running for president who promises “I’ll try to make good decisions most of the time. Our policies will probably improve the economy.” Would you vote for them? Probably not. We also want doctors devoid of any doubt over treatments and…
Quartz
Why do people take the public, social-media spectacle of celebrity death so personally?
After musical genius iconoclasts David Bowie and Prince died in quick succession early this year, others loudly lamented the loss of their idols, while I was able to quietly move on with my life. They were rock gods, I thought. And rock gods live complicated, often drug-addled lives. And die in complicated…
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How to Draw With Math
The regularity of natural patterns can lead artists to use mathematical concepts in works of art — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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CES exhibitors bet big on measuring, analyzing human performance
Real time data lets us know more about our cars than our bodies, executives at CES 2017 lamented — that’s about to change.
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Android vs iOS: Which is best for business?
Does Android or Apple make the grade when it comes to work? Tech chiefs give their views.
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Want a Windows 10 PC in your pocket? GPD’s tiny laptop will also run Ubuntu
GPD is planning to launch a seven-inch Windows 10 laptop that it says will fit in your pocket.
Latest news
Raspberry Pi: Hands on with SuSE and openSuSE Linux
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), openSuSE Leap 42.2, and openSuSE Tumbleweed are all now available for the Raspberry Pi 3. I’m giving each of them a whirl.
Latest news
Digital experience and white glove customer service at Brooks Brothers
The CIO of an iconic American brand explains how this 200-year old retailer is rethinking customer relationships across brick-and-mortar stores, e-commerce, and mobile.
Bloomberg
Where Your Smartphone Juice Comes From
Bloomberg
Goldman’s Contrarian Call Is Already Being Borne Out by the Lira’s Plunge
Bloomberg
Facebooks Virtual Reality Foray Challenged as Fanciful Story
Business Insider
Sweden’s leader is warning about Baltic security threats, and military officials want to boost spending
Sweden’s leader said there are “primary” threats facing the country, especially “in light of Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea.”
Reason.com Full Feed
Federal Government Files for Certiorari to Supreme Court Over Its Loss in Second Amendment Case Binderup
Federal law states, at 18 USC 922(g)(1), that anyone convicted of most crimes with punishment of more than one year imprisonment (or, if a misdemeanor, more than two years) can’t legally own a gun. The Justice Department last week filed for certiorari to the Supreme Court in an attempt to overturn…
NYT > Business Day
He’d Like to Buy the World Something Other Than a Coke
Thanks to Rohan Oza, celebrities like Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Aniston and 50 Cent are chugging and plugging soft-drink alternatives.
NYT > Business Day
Opinion: How to Destroy the Business Model of Breitbart and Fake News
Many companies don’t know that their ads are appearing next to abhorrent content. Tell them.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Dissolvable bioplastic bags from Bali are safe enough to drink
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hp06mEgGdbY These bioplastic bags, made from cassava root, dissolve in water and break down into carbon dioxide and water without any toxic residue. Bali-based social enterprise Avani makes biodegradable, compostable and recyclable bags that are safe enough to…
International Business Times
Kate Middleton’s 35th Birthday A Low-Key Affair, Duchess Of Cambridge To Spend Time With Family
Kate Middleton’s 35th birthday will be a low-key affair with only her family and close friends, the Mirror reported. The Duchess of Cambridge is reportedly celebrating the day with Prince William and children Prince George and Princess Charlotte at Anmer Hall in Norfolk. The celebrations are also expected…
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Average people can make a difference on global challenges, says researcher
Amid uncertainty about how President-elect Donald Trump’s administration will address climate change and the Paris Agreement struck last spring, many of those concerned about climate change are debating how to move forward, both within and outside the political arena.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
19th century painting tricks revealed
To paint quickly while creating exceptional texture and volume effects, J. M. W. Turner and other English artists of his generation relied on the development of innovative gels. All the rage in the 19th century—and still in use today—these compounds alter the properties of the oil paints they are combined…
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Asymmetric structure in the supermassive black hole at the galaxy’s center
The supermassive black hole candidate at the center of our Galaxy (associated with the radio source Sgr A*) is a prime candidate for studying the physical phenomena associated with accretion on to a supermassive black hole. Sgr A* is thought to accrete at an extremely low rate; analogous situations in…
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St Andrews excavations uncover valuable archaeology
Work to lay four miles of pipeline between St Andrews and Guardbridge earlier this year uncovered a hoard of Neolithic pottery and flint tools which had lain buried for over 4000 years.
Metal Underground.com
Live Shows Announced By Wolf Counsel, Band Begins Working On Next Release
Swiss doom metal veterans Wolf Counsel has announced a string of upcoming live shows. The gigs are in support of the band’s latest album “Ironclad,” issued back in September 2016 via Czar of Crickets Productions. Furthermore, the band is currently writing new songs for the next album. More details…
Forbes – Markets
Investors Say Trump Policies, Tax Reform And Earnings Will Influence Stock Prices Most
Here’s what individual investors think will most influence the direction of stock prices in 2017.
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Emerging Markets: An Active Trading Strategy
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History At Least Rhymes: Evaluating Trump’s Stimulus And Budget Plans, Part I
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North Korea Says It Can Test-Launch ICBM At Any Time
“The US is wholly to blame for pushing [North Korea] to have developed an ICBM,” a Foreign Ministry spokesman was quoted as saying.
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What to expect at the Detroit Auto Show
Detroit may be steeped in its automotive past, but the Motor City is not feeling all that nostalgic about its contributions to the car industry. In the past, the North American International Auto show has been defined by muscle cars, concepts that celebrated iconic brand history, and pure unadulterated…
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Japan has almost eradicated gun crime. Here’s how they’ve done it [Interesting]
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You hit the pinnacle of parenthood once your children hit middle school: They can feed themselves, bathe themselves, and dress themselves. But they still like hanging out with you [Cool]
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Business Insider
NFL viewing bounces back, still down YoY
BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Although the NFL was able to recoup some of its drastic viewership declines from the first two months of the season, the entire regular season still suffered…
Ars Technica
The only Tor browser for iOS is free to use
Enlarge (credit: Techno Fishy) When Mike Tigas first created the Onion Browser app for iOS in 2012, he never expected it to become popular. He was working as a newsroom Web developer at The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, at the time, and wanted a Tor browser app for himself and his colleagues….
Architizer
Square Barrel Hinges
Clean, crisp and classy, the two-knuckle square barrel hinge makes a bold statement. Paired with decorative levers and square trim set from CORBIN RUSSWIN or SARGENT and square pulls from ROCKWOOD, your door opening will be all squared away.
The Awesomer
Low Poly Ceramic Safari
Price: $65-$155 ea  | BuyWe want a personal zoo filled with these polygonal stoneware animals from Brooklyn ceramicists Bronsen Company. Choose from Gerard Giraffe, Leo Lion, Calvin Crocodile, Grayson Gorilla, or Hamilton Hippo. Available in white or black, individually or in a complete set. …
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Windows 10 is about to slip in more stealthy adverts
More adverts will be coming to Windows 10 with the big Creators Update which arrives in April, you’ll probably be not so pleased to hear.There are already adverts scattered around the OS, most prominently on the Start menu and lock screen, and now they will be coming to the integrated Share interface…
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Tesla Motors, Inc. Shows Off Over-the-Air Updates and Fleet Learning
On Sunday morning, Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk provided an update on the company’s ongoing rollout of its latest Autopilot upgrade. A planned software update for Monday, and one more week’s worth of fleet data following the update, will probably be enough for Tesla to finish rolling out…
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2 Top Stocks in Biotech
In 2016, the FDA approved less than half as many new drugs as the previous year. An increasingly strict regulatory environment might not be great for investing in the broad-based, industry tracking iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NASDAQ: IBB), but it has made shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:…
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Amid Historical Highs Could China’s Corporate Debt Crisis Cause Global Market Correction?
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The Hidden Fault Lines Of Your Portfolio
Gizmodo
How To Backup Your Old PC So You Can Finally Throw It Out
Many old computers sit around gathering dust because owners are too lazy to clear everything off them, so they can finally be sold or recycled. But the task is actually much easier than you might think. Here’s how to get an old desktop or laptop ready to move out of your home.Read more…
Lifehacker
Stay Out of the “What If” Rabbit Hole to Avoid Panic In High-Stress Situations
When the pressure’s on, your brain can switch to panic mode in a hurry. Keep your calm by avoiding the rabbit hole of “what if”s your mind can generate.Few professions have to deal with as much pressure as bomb disposal experts, so advice site Barking Up the Wrong Tree asked one how they stay so calm….
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Fed should get on with its interest-rate hikes, global-economy experts Rajan and Rogoff tell MarketWatch
The Federal Reserve should get on with tightening, given the improvement in the economy, two top international economists said.
RT – Daily news
Russia cuts oil output in January to comply with OPEC deal – report
The largest crude oil producer Russia is keeping its word to reduce production after it signed a deal with OPEC in December, Reuters reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
Business Insider
US Navy fires warning shots on approaching Iranian ships during incident in the Strait of Hormuz
US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian Caracci A US Navy destroyer fired three warning shots at four Iranian fast-attack vessels after they closed in at a high rate of speed near the Strait of Hormuz, two US defense officials told Reuters on Monday. The incident, which occurred…
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SETI astronomer says aliens ‘probably look like machines’ – CNET
UFO researcher Seth Shostak explains the fascination around aliens and what they probably look like with “Star Talk” host Neil deGrasse Tyson.
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Man handcuffed inside cop car shoots himself in the head [Dumbass]
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London breaks legal limits on air pollution in just five days in 2017
London isn’t the best place to take a deep breath right now. Lambeth’s Brixton Road broke annual air pollution limits in only five days in 2017, with other areas likely to follow. Campaigners and even a spokesperson for Mayor Sadiq Khan are calling for action to curb dangerous pollution in the city….
Bloomberg
Top Forecaster Is Biggest Dollar Bull on Outlook for Fed, Trump
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Bond Report: Long-term Treasury yields fall as ‘reflation trade’ stalls
Investors bought back into long-term Treasurys on Monday following Friday’s dramatic selloff.
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A World of Color and Creative Design: Modern Industrial Office in Armenia
It is easy to fall into the trap of decorating an office space with understated grays, unassuming neutrals and plenty of white. It is a trend that was cemented by the ‘cubicle culture’ of the 90s, and even though the tech giants of today have tried their absolute best to break it, many offices still…
International Business Times
Make America Great Again Hat Gets Canadian Judge Bernd Zabel Suspended
A judge in Ontario, Canada, has been suspended after he wore a cap that had U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again” in a court, according to reports Friday. Judge Bernd Zabel wore the cap a day after the U.S. presidential election was held last November.
International Business Times
Apple Eliminates AirPods-Tracking App Called Finder For AirPods From App Store
Just a few days since a third-party app that’s designed to find Apple’s wireless headphones called the AirPods made headlines, the Cupertino giant decided to remove it from its App Store. Users who purchased the app are now advised to request for a refund through iTunes.
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These 3 High-Priced Stocks Are Actually Cheap
Many beginning investors make the mistake of thinking that whether a stock is cheap or expensive depends entirely on its share price. But just as low-priced penny stocks are the worst investments you can make, some stocks whose share prices are at nosebleed heights are actually good values. Below, we’ll…
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The Economic Risk Of Ignoring Arithmetic
Zero Hedge
Nuclear Arms Race + Infrastructure + Trump = Inflation
Last year, Mack Research compiled a five-part series (part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) on the inflation situation in the United States.  We tried to create a holistic view by addressing inflation from a number of different vantage points: commodity prices, unit labor costs, velocity of money, TIPs and the Personal…
Forbes – Markets
The Extent Of Overproduction In The Chinese Steel Industry
China is the world’s largest producer of steel, accounting for around half of the world’s production of the commodity. However, China’s steel production comfortably exceeds its domestic demand for the commodity. Chinese steel production continues to remain at elevated levels, despite subdued steel prices…
Zero Hedge
Mexico Spent $4 Billion To Defend The Peso Last Week…And This Is What They Got
Mexico’s central bank spent over $4 billion last week in an effort to support the collapsing peso during U.S., Mexico and Asian tradin, according to El Economista. Gabriel Gerzstein, a strategist at BNP Paribas, estimated that opening an episode of dollar sales to “anchor the value of the national currency”…
Metal Underground.com
Details Of New Album “Dashavatar” Revealed By Demonic Resurrection
Indian Metal veterans Demonic Resurrection has announced the upcoming new release “Dashavatar,” the band’s fifth full length album. The album title translates to “the ten avatars of Vishnu,” who is the god of preservation in Hindu mythology. The album is scheduled to be releases on March 15th independently…
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New Album “Scatterbrain” Announced By KXM
Building upon the success of the 2014 self-titled debut, KXM returns with the sophomore album “Scatterbrain.” The new album is scheduled for release on March 17th via Rat Pak Records. “Scatterbrain” is currently available for pre-order via the Rat Pak Records website in various bundles including signed…
TechCrunch
Tesla moves towards greater autonomy with Autopilot rollout for HW2 cars
 Tesla will begin rolling out its Autopilot features for vehicles with second-generation in-car computing and sensing hardware on Monday, Elon Musk announced via Twitter. The new revision will be deployed a to small test group of 1,000 initial testers, as well as all other Tesla vehicles equipped with…
Business Insider
Turkish president Erdogan: ‘We will accelerate dialogue’ with the US ‘when Trump takes office’
Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said he believed Trump would not make the same mistakes as the Obama administration.
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The Fed: Fed’s Rosengren sees ‘somewhat more regular’ interest-rate hikes
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren on Monday said economic circumstances have evolved and are likely to warrant ‘still gradual but somewhat more regular increases’ in interest rates.
The Gadget Flow
O’2 Mobile Nail Printer
Paint your nails in a tech style with the new O’2 Mobile Nail Printer. This is an innovative nail art equipment for printing designer patterns on your nails. Additionally, the printer connects to a mobile app from where you can select your favorite pattern. Go for any color or any design on your nails….
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Kolibree Interactive Toothbrush
Brushing your teeth will be a more enjoyable family experience with the Kolibree Interactive Toothbrush. Generally speaking, this toothbrush has AI technology for a smarter lifestyle. In addition, you have the mobile app for analyzing your brushing habits. The toothbrush will also give gentle vibrations…
Mashable
If you want to see bees flash frozen, look no further
Entomologist Hollis Woodard studies bees in order to save them.  ‘How She Works’ is a new series from Mashable highlighting women in diverse occupations.  Watch more episodes on our YouTube channel. Read more…More about Howsheworks, How She Works, Flash Freeze, Catch, and Freeze
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The Xbox Puzzle Requires X-Men Powers To Solve [Video]
Puzzle aficionado and YouTuber FLEB recently took some time to show off one of his favorite puzzles: the Xbox. No, not that kind of Xbox. This version plays a whole different kind of game and it is absolutely maddening. In fact, you’ll need some mutant-style powers in order to figure this thing out….
How-To Geek
How to Block Certain Android Apps from Syncing Passwords with Smart Lock
Google’s Smart Lock for Passwords makes it easy to sync the passwords you have saved in Chrome over to your Android device. Not only will it sync the passwords with Chrome on your phone, but also to supported apps—so you don’t have to remember your password for apps like Netflix or LinkedIn. The thing…
Business Insider
These are the top songs people listen to while working out, according to Spotify
Here are the top songs and artists that people listen to when working out, according to Spotify research.
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NewsWatch: The ‘smart money’ looks fearless as the Dow aims for 20,000 again
After a saucy flirtation with Dow 20,000 last week, blue chips are ready to make another go of it. Futures are in rally mode, the sun is shining (somewhere), and Donald Trump hasn’t beaten any company with his tweet stick all morning.
Design Milk
A Pillow Collaboration Between Federico Churba and AGAVE
Collaborating with Buenos Aires-based textile brand AGAVE, designer Federico Churba, aka fCH, launched a new collection of pillows made from linen fabric. Each design looks as if watered down ink was dropped on the fabric and slowly spread to form an organic and muted pattern inspired by nature….
Digital Trends
HTC Vive phone concept is unlikely to be made, but still piques our interest
Over the weekend, a video that seemed to show a design for a HTC Vive smartphone was discovered by the public and swiftly taken down. Although it seems now that the video showed a concept and not a potential consumer product, that doesn’t take away from the interesting “what if?” scenario of HTC having…
Digital Trends
Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time
Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for free for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up while you have the chance. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App Store. These apps normally cost money…
New Scientist – Online news
Massive drop in London HIV rates may be due to internet drugs
New HIV infections in gay men have dropped by around 40 per cent at some clinics, which could be thanks to people buying PrEP drugs from abroad via websites
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Priebus Says Trump Accepts Intel Community’s Russia Conclusions, Obama Insists He Didn’t Underestimate Putin, Red Nova Could Occur Within Five Years: A.M. Links
Reince Priebus says Donald Trump accepts the intelligence community’s conclusion about Russia’s role in election-related cyber attacks. Barack Obama insisted in an interview on ABC News that he did not underestimate Vladimir Putin but may have underestimated the impact of “cyberhacking and so forth…
ArchDaily
The Word – National Centre for the Written Word / FaulknerBrowns Architects
© Hufton+Crow Architects: FaulknerBrowns Architects Location: South Shields, United Kingdom Architect In Charge: Stephen McIntyre, Nick Heyward, Steve Dickson Area: 4115.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 …
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Windows 10 has overcome stumbling blocks with new build now imminent
Windows 10 hasn’t seen a new preview for quite some time now – in fact it’s been just over a month, December 7 to be precise – but Microsoft has cleared up why there’s been a delay, and assured testers that a new build is about to drop.Dona Sarkar, who heads up the Windows Insider Program, had previously…
The Gadget Flow
Oval Umbrella Stand by Yamazaki
Keep your space tidy and dry with the Oval Umbrella Stand by Yamazaki. Available in white or black, this modern yet elegant stand fits in with any interior. The minimalist design sports four indents at the base to align and hold four umbrellas. In addition, the indents help to collect excess water as…
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ETCH Clock Transforming Clock
Change your perception of time with the ETCH Clock Transforming Clock. This incredible device has an elastic surface with smooth actuation. The elastic membrane transforms into numbers to display the time. This producing a relaxing yet inviting 3D display that will capture your attention. The idea of…
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Q Minimalist iPhone Dock
Enhance your productivity without detracting from your décor with the Q Minimalist iPhone Dock. Placing your smartphone on center stage, this sturdy all-metal block keeps your phone upright. With this design, you can retain effortless access to your iPhone. In addition, you’re able to view notifications…
The Gadget Flow
PowerRay Submersible Fishfinder
The world of fishing will change with the PowerRay Submersible Fishfinder. You can use it easily as a standalone device. Additionally, it gives you information on fish distribution. The other factors include underwater temperature, depth, underwater landscape, and fish alerts. The whole information comes…
The Gadget Flow
LG Hub Smart Home Robot
Enjoy the fun side of robotics at home with the LG Hub Smart Home Robot. This robot gives Alexa a friendly face. Moreover, it’s a friendly design you can actually have at home. You can make it do fun stuff like playing music or alerting about the weather conditions and so on. There are two versions to…
The Gadget Flow
Samsung Notebook Odyssey for Gamers
Gaming will be even more fun on the Samsung Notebook Odyssey for gamers. This laptop comes in 17.3-inch and 15.6-inch models. The cutting-edge technology provides better gaming features. Moreover, the advanced display and performance are truly one of a kind. In addition to that, this laptop takes inspiration…
The Gadget Flow
LG ProBeam Laser Projector
This LG ProBeam Laser Projector offers vibrant daytime viewing. In addition, it runs webOS for easy access to online content. The ProBeam offers full HD resolution. Moreover, the laser technology delivers 2,000 lumens for a ultra-bright picture. You also have the sound Sync Adjustment. This prevents…
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Shorter city blocks are better, analysts say, but if they’re too narrow, people spend too much time crossing streets
Conventional wisdom says that smaller city blocks are better for pedestrians. Research on urban form has traditionally suggested that smaller city blocks are better for foot traffic, and prominent urbanists have advocated them as key promoters of pedestrian access.
Business Insider
Germany has officially closed its probe into the Germanwings plane crash
© AFP TOBIAS SCHWARZBerlin (AFP) – German prosecutors said Monday they had closed a criminal probe into the Germanwings plane crash in March 2015 after concluding that the suicidal co-pilot bore sole responsibility for the disaster that killed all on board. The probe focused on whether any doctors who…
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Enhanced Low Volatility Bond Strategy With 13% Annual Growth And 90% Monthly Win Rate
Lifehacker
Get a Notification Whenever Google Adds a New Doodle Game
Google makes some amazing doodles, but every so often they go beyond a drawing. Some doodles include games or an informative piece about the person or holiday they’re celebrating. Now, Google can give you a notification whenever there’s a cool new one.Read more…
TMZ.com
Terrell Owens Says Hall Of Fame Credibility In Question … If I Don’t Get In (Video)
Terrell Owens thinks credibility is on the line for the Pro Football Hall of Fame … saying if he doesn’t get in on his second try, it might be time to take a long look at how the voting is done. T.O. was denied the Hall in his first year of…
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What will we do in our cars when we no longer have to drive them?
In the future, our cars will drive themselves. That much is clear. But what we choose to do with our time while being driven to our destinations has sparked a weird, little-noticed movement in the technology and auto industries to redefine automobiles as social environments on par with our homes and…
RT – Daily news
Cash from corrupt African mining deals flowing freely through London markets – report
British financial regulators are failing to stop money generated in “corrupt” African mining deals from being laundered through UK markets, says a new report, that also singled out a City hedge fund for being involved in “bribery in its purest form.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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Managing a Team That’s Been Asked to Do Too Much
Juan Díaz-Faes for HBR Recent cases highlighted in the media suggest that executives, in a desperate quest to quench the market’s unquenchable thirst for growth, are ignoring reason and dictating growth targets so insurmountable that their employees are turning to unethical and perhaps illegal means…
Business Insider
This is the massive map of Washington DC the US military is using to prepare for Trump’s inauguration
The map measure 60 feet by 40 feet.
Macworld
Zagg Slim Case Pro and Rugged Case Pro review: iPad Pro cases no match for Logitech’s Create
I’ve used Zagg’s keyboard cases on all three of my iPads. The company’s excellent (albeit heavy) Rugged Book is on my iPad Air ($149.99 MSRP; $85 on Amazon), as well as on my iPad mini 2 ($139.99 MSRP; $120 on Amazon).The Rugged Book for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro ($149.99 MSRP; $99 on Amazon) is good, but…
NYT > Business Day
Japan’s Takeda to Buy U.S. Cancer Drug Maker Ariad in $5.2 Billion Deal
Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said it would buy cancer drug maker Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc in a deal valued at $5.20 billion, to beef up its oncology pipeline.
Business Insider
Pope Francis: Europe must ‘rediscover its proper identity’ amid ‘currents of divisiveness’
‘Europe as a whole is experiencing a decisive moment in its history,” the Pope said.
Business Insider
Iraqi forces are ‘a few days’ from splitting ISIS’ last stronghold, but drones, mortars, and car bombs are in the way
ISIS fighters are making increased use of drones to scan the battlefield and strike back at Iraqi forces in Mosul.
MakeUseOf
How to Directly Connect to a Raspberry Pi Without Internet
The versatility of the Raspberry Pi means that at some point you’re bound to be using it outdoors, beyond the reach of your wireless network. So how can you communicate with it without plugging in a keyboard and monitor? It goes without saying that lugging human input devices and displays around with…
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Why These 5 Investments Will Benefit From The Trump Presidency
Metal Underground.com
New Song “Slipping Through The Cracks” Streaming From Aborym, Documentary Video Available
Italian industrial/electronic metal act Aborym is streaming the new song “Slipping Through The Cracks.” The song is taken from the upcoming new album “Shifting.Negative,” which drops via Agonia Records on January 25th. Alongside the new track, the band has revealed a video documentary on making the new…
Metal Underground.com
Video Clip For New Album Title Song “Lost In Forever” Issued By Beyond The Black
German symphonic metal act Beyond the Black issued a video clip for the song “Lost in Forever.” The song is the title track of the band’s second album, which was originally issued via Airforce1 Records in Europe back in February 2016, but which will see worldwide release via UDR on January 13, 2017….
Ars Technica
I have seen the future: Alexa controls everything
Enlarge Inside the heaving halls of the Las Vegas convention centre, which run thick with the smell of tired feet and one too many late nights spent at a roulette table, a familiar voice can be heard. In any booth, whether it’s LG’s sprawling temple to tech or one of the tiny makeshift stands from…
Business Insider
Samsung Pay shows how rewards can boost adoption
BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. In November, Samsung Pay launched Samsung Rewards, a wallet-specific loyalty program that rewards users proportionally for how often they spend on the wallet….
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Turkey and Greece are meeting to unite the island nation of Cyprus
Talks are happening in Geneva this week between the Greek and Turkish leaders of Cyprus in what is seen as the last real hope for securing a unified island. What’s happening? Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci are holding talks to find a compromise to reunify…
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How did Roman military generals command so much power?
I’ve always been interested in ancient history, so naturally The Ancient Roman Empire is fascinating to me. I’ve been listening to a podcast that chronologically covers the written history, and one question keeps popping up in my head. It seems like during unstable times, almost any general who commanded…
TechSpot
Thousands of MongoDB databases hit with ransomware-style attacks
Hacking groups are breaking into thousands of systems running MongoDB database software before copying then deleting the contents. The groups are demanding between $180 to $900 worth of Bitcoins to return the data, but paying the ransom doesn’t guarantee that the databases will be restored.
International Business Times
Google Gives Death Sentence to Hangouts API As All-In-One App Switches Focus To Business Use
Google has already announced the death sentence of Hangouts API, so Hangouts users will now have until the April of this year to access and enjoy some apps or features of the service. The termination of the API comes in the wake of Hangouts’ transition to becoming a business-centric platform with basic…
Zero Hedge
The Market Is Ripe for a Correction (Everyone is “All In”)
The market has become one giant trade. That trade is: 1)   Long US stocks 2)   Long the $USD 3)   Short Treasuries 4)   Short Gold In terms of speculative positioning, as Hedgopia has noted hedge funds are net positioned in precisely these positions with the exception of Gold (net long 96.6 futures…
Gizmodo
The Best Car Reveal This Week Might Be Playmobil’s Gorgeous New Porsche 911 Targa 4S
The North American International Auto Show gets under way in Detroit this week, and despite reveals of countless drool-worthy supercars, energy-efficient electric vehicles, and autonomous cars that drive all by themselves, Playmobil might actually steal the spotlight with a perfect miniature version…
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The Most Important Number for NVIDIA Corporation
Image source: Getty Images.NVIDIA Corporation’s (NASDAQ: NVDA) phenomenal 229% stock price gain in 2016 has left many investors wondering if the company can keep the momentum going this year, too.To answer that question, we have to look at one of the graphic chipmaker’s most important numbers: the percentage…
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Top Stocks to Buy Now That the 21st Century Cures Act Has Passed
Now that Washington has signed off on the 21st Century Cures Act, deregulation, streamlining, and billions of additional research dollars could cause healthcare stocks to pop. Do you own the stocks most likely to benefit?In this clip from The Motley Fool’s Industry Focus: Healthcare podcast, analyst…
Business Insider
The Limited suddenly shut down all of its stores and laid off thousands of workers
The women’s clothing chain has fallen victim to weak shopping mall traffic.
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Mark Hamill Reads A Trump Tweet As The Joker
Trump continues to hand his “many enemies” the fuel they need to ridicule him thanks to his obsession with Twitter, but none compare to the perfection that is Mark Hamill dubbing them as the Joker. The Trumpster quote #1#ANewJeersToast https://t.co/qZQEGU18r6 — Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) January…
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Railroad Spike Tomahawk
LinkAnother amazing blacksmithing video by Miller Knives, in which he takes a rusty old railroad spike, and gradually hammers, grinds, and sculpts it into a completely usable tomahawk. We’d love to see what he could turn an old tomahawk into. More Awesome Stuff: Making a Spear ThrowerMaking a Tiny…
TMZ.com
Jimmy Fallon Says Golden Globes Teleprompter Bit Was Real (VIDEO)
Jimmy Fallon was truly improvising at the start of the Golden Globes Sunday night … but had to play off a technical issue at the expense of Mariah Carey as a result. We got Jimmy arriving at Madeo in L.A. after the show, and he…
TMZ.com
Joey Porter Allegedly Attacked Bouncer In Front of Cops
New details from the Joey Porter arrest … cops say the Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach roughed up a bouncer at a South Side bar after the game Sunday night … in a VERY boozy altercation.  According to the court complaint … an off-duty…
FiveThirtyEight
Significant Digits For Monday, Jan. 9, 2017
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news.7 wins“La La Land” cleaned up at the Golden Globes, winning every award it was nominated for, including best director, best comedy or musical, and both of the lead acting prizes in its class. Based on the odds set…
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Kremlin Dismisses U.S. Intelligence Report on Hacking as ‘Witch Hunt’
A Kremlin spokesman dismissed as “amateur” an assessment by the U.S. intelligence community regarding Moscow’s alleged role in the U.S. elections.
Scientific American Content: Global
What to Say to a Climate Change Skeptic
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WSJ.com: World News
Bitcoin, PayPal Used to Finance Terrorism, Indonesian Agency Says
Islamic militants in the Mideast used bitcoin and online-payment services such as PayPal to fund terrorist activities in Indonesia, an official with the country’s financial-transactions agency said.
Bloomberg
U.K.s Hammond Launches Diplomacy Drive as Brexit Tension Mounts
Digital Trends
With a just a single megapixel, this camera can see around corners
Megapixel counts continue to climb, but some of the biggest new camera features could only be possible with a single megapixel — like photographing objects that you can’t actually see. A research group from Xi’an Jiaotong University in China led by Bin Bai recently designed a 1-megapixel camera that…
SlashGear
2018 Chevrolet Traverse 3 row crossover gets full redesign, new engines in Detroit
The Chevrolet Traverse has long been a bright spot in GM’s crossover line-up. When it first arrived for the 2009 model year, the three-row family hauler’s combination of a car-like ride and a voluminous interior was a distinct departure from the brand’s existing Tahoe body-on-frame SUV and its poorly-received…
Mashable
This plant-based gel stops bleeding in seconds.
A company called Cresilon specializes in plant-based gels that stop bleeding within seconds and heal wounds over time.  The gel was invented by the company CEO Joe Landolina when he was 17 years old. It’s currently being tested for use on humans. Read more…More about Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Stop…
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Chinese humanoid robot turns on the charm in Shanghai
“Jia Jia” can hold a simple conversation and make specific facial expressions when asked, and her creator believes the eerily life-like robot heralds a future of cyborg labour in China.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Cellphone, Wi-Fi coverage goes live at NYC subway stations
Cellphone and Wi-Fi coverage is now being provided for commuters at each of New York City’s many underground subway stations, one year ahead of schedule.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
US announces polar bear plan; critics call it toothless
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released its plan Monday for the recovery of threatened polar bears, acknowledging it will take no direct action for addressing the primary threat—greenhouse gases that contribute to the decline of sea ice habitat.
Business Insider
China’s top anti-graft watchdog: Mechanism to keep officials in check independent of Communist Party cannot exist in China
The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection vowed to build a new supervision system to underpin President Xi Jinping’s war on corruption.
HolyCool.net
LEGO Boost Robot Building Kit
Teach your kids the art of coding in a fun way with the new LEGO Boost Robot Building Kit. It is a 543-piece LEGO set for kids who want to learn the basics of coding. The LEGO blocks are pretty much like the regular ones, but the difference lies in the Boost bricks. In addition, there is the iPad app…
Digg Top Stories
TV Report On Accidental Amazon Orders Triggers Attempted Amazon Orders Across San Diego
In millions of homes across the country, Amazon’s voice-controlled personal assistant, Alexa, is listening. And whether you want to or not, she’s ready to play.
Metal Underground.com
New Video Clip “Virus” Released By Chugun
Israel’s Chugun released a new music video for the sogn “Virus.” The song appears is the title track of the band’s latest album issued by Sliptrick Records last year. Check out the clip here: Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
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Video Clip For New Song “Reborn” Issued By Warpath
Germany’s Warpath released a music video for the song “Reborn.” The song will appear on the new album “Bullets for a Desert Session,” which will be released on January 13, 2017 via Massacre Records. The album was recorded and produced at Absurd Studio and mixed, mastered and co-produced at Chameleon…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Bouldering walls cover this tiny home built for adventure lovers
When Mississippi couple Breck and Kelsey sought to adopt life on the road with a tiny house on wheels, they asked Tiny Heirloom to design a dream home that epitomized their passion for adventure and love of rock climbing. The Portland-based luxury tiny homebuilder responded with the Tiny Adventure Home,…
BBC News – World
Egypt police station suicide attack kills eight in Sinai
At least eight people are dead after a police station is bombed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula.
BBC News – World
Pope Francis: Jihadist attacks are ‘homicidal madness’
Pope Francis condemns as “homicidal madness” recent deadly Islamist attacks around the world.
Mashable
4 ways The Sky Broadband Tech Team are the real digital heroes
Paid Content bySky BroadbandSuper heroes: 4 ways The Sky Broadband Tech Team are the real digital heroesWhen you’re surfing the ‘net, catching up on a Sky Box Set or watching reruns of The Simpsons on demand it can be easy to take for granted that all of this online content is ready and available around…
Dornob
Trick Out Your Bike: FormMount Makes Adding Tech Accessories a Snap
At its heart, cycling is a simple pastime. A bike with two wheels is people-powered to…
Mobile Magazine
Amazon’s AI Alexa Stood above the Rest at CES 2017 Las Vegas
Aside from the bumbling and still-too-young prototypes that where everywhere at CES this year, virtual assistants tried to make their voice heard over the tech din. One particular gadget, Amazon’s Alexa, seemed to stand above the rest with a bewildering list of gadgets that included robots, cars, and…
Mobile Magazine
CES 2017 Las Vegas Had Lots of Young Tech Products, but Are They Worth Buying?
Well, okay, none worth really buying… yet. It’s worth noting that there were a few techs that looked promising if they can be improved and upgraded in the next four or five years, but other than that, none of the techs shown at the recent CES 2017 in Las Vegas was really worth buying because […]
RT – Daily news
Falcon 9, we have a problem: SpaceX delays first rocket launch since explosion
SpaceX has pushed back the latest Falcon 9 launch to January 14. Originally scheduled for January 8, the launch is its first since a rocket exploded in September 2016, destroying US$200 million worth of communication satellites in the process. Read Full Article at RT.com
Slashdot
LG Threatens To Put Wi-Fi in Every Appliance it Introduces in 2017
An anonymous reader shares a report: During the company’s CES press conference today, LG marketing VP David VanderWaal says that “starting this year” all of LG’s home appliances will feature “advanced Wi-Fi connectivity.” One of the flagship appliances that will make good on this promise is the Smart…
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Species Diversity Reduces Chances of Crop Failure in Algal Biofuel Systems
When growing algae in outdoor ponds as a next-generation biofuel, a naturally diverse mix of species will help reduce the chance of crop failure, according to a federally funded study by University of Michigan researchers.
Macworld
42% off Mr. Beams Motion-Sensing Stick-Anywhere Nightlight, 3-Pack – Deal Alert
Stick these bright battery-powered lights anywhere indoors or out (they’re weather-proof). They’ll light up when motion is detected within 15-feet, and shut themselves off after 30 seconds of inactivity. Currently a best-seller on Amazon with 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 4,000 reviewers (read recent…
Business Insider
Qualcomm and Verizon team up for new IoT modules (VZ, QCOM)
Verizon announced a partnership with Qualcomm to introduce ThingSpace-ready modules for deployment using the chip designer’s CAT-M1 LTE Modem
Curbed National
Homeownership in California lowest since the 1940s, finds report
The state has been adding just 80,000 new homes a year when it needs 180,000 While San Francisco is often portrayed as the epicenter of housing unaffordability on the West Coast, the issue is truly pervasive to California as a whole. A draft report from the state’s Department of Housing and Community…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Project Syndicate: The one certain thing about Trump’s presidency is uncertainty
No one can predict how Donald Trump will govern, or how the world will respond, writes Joseph Stiglitz.
TechCrunch
Ford’s Chariot ride-sharing service will expand to 8 cities in 2017
 Ford-owned Chariot, the on-demand commute ridesharing service it acquired through Ford Smart Mobility last September, is going to expand to eight new cities in 2017, including one outside the U.S., Ford announced at the North American International Auto Show this year in Detroit. Chariot currently operates…
9to5Mac
Airmail iOS email app gains new custom actions, Workflow & Bear notes integration, more
Airmail is a great alternative email client to Apple’s built-in Mail app, and the latest update adds even more custom actions and app integrations that make it powerful. This mail client offers features similar to Dropbox’s discontinued Mailbox app with the ability to sort out messages for a later…
Forbes – Markets
5 Dividend Growth Stocks With Upside To Analyst Targets
Shutterstock To become a “Dividend Aristocrat,” a dividend paying company must accomplish an incredible feat: consistently increase shareholder dividends every year for at least 20 consecutive years. Companies with this kind of track record tend to attract a lot of investor attention — and furthermore,…
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Lifehacker
Will It Sous Vide? Let’s Pick Another Topic!
Hi everyone, and welcome back to another lively topic-picking session for Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator.Last week’s immersive adventure had a lot of non-sous-vide elements, so this week I’d like to do something done completely…
TMZ.com
Mike Tyson Is Team Chris Brown … Training Him For Soulja Boy Fight (VIDEO)
2017 continues to try to destroy Soulja Boy … with one of the scariest men in the history of humanity, Mike Tyson, promising to help Chris Brown beat the brakes off Soulja in their celebrity boxing fight. Mike pledged his allegiance to CB in an…
RT – Daily news
‘Tanks do not create peace’: German politicians up in arms over NATO’s buildup at Russian borders
German politicians have raised concern about thousands of NATO troops and equipment, along with hundreds of tanks, that have been sent to Poland and countries bordering Russia in what has been touted by Washington as “defense against Russian aggression.” Read Full Article at RT.com
Business Insider
SpaceX is super-cooling its rocket fuel colder than anyone else— and why that could be a problem
It’s already proving to be a nuisance.
HolyCool.net
Catspad Automatic Cat Feeder
Keep your cat well fed in a natural way with the Catspad Automatic Cat Feeder. This pet feeder will monitor your cat’s eating habits on a regular basis. You can stay in the loop with the corresponding mobile app. The system works as a smart water and food dispenser. Together they make a perfect food…
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IBM’s Watson Health, Illumina team up on genomics sequencing, cancer research
The general idea of the partnership is to cut the expense and time required for cancer researchers to interpret genetic variants across 170 genes.
Latest news
Android banking Trojan malware disguises itself as Super Mario Run
Nintendo’s app isn’t on Android yet — but cybercriminals are looking to exploit people who can’t wait to download it.
Latest news
Is AppleCare+ really worth it?
Every time you buy a consumer electronics device, the seller tries to foist a warranty program on you. Most of the time, it’s just a way for the vendor to increase profits. But what about when you buy an iPhone?
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Kicking off 2017: IoT, B2C, and CRM Watchlist
Read on, Macduff, for my take on the Internet of Things, Salesforce looking at B2C, and what you can expect from the Watchlist this year.
Bloomberg
Takeda to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Ariad for $4.66 Billion
Bloomberg
It’s the Perfect Time to Start Being a Currency Contrarian, Barclays Says
Deals
Today’s Best Deals: Fire HD 10, Vega Protein, Instant Pot, and More
A $150 10″ tablet, Vega plant-based protein, and a huge Instant Pot pressure cooker lead off Monday’s best deals. Read more…
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Species diversity reduces chances of crop failure in algal biofuel systems
When growing algae in outdoor ponds as a next-generation biofuel, a naturally diverse mix of species will help reduce the chance of crop failure, according to a new study.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
How phishing scams thrive on overconfidence
A new study examines overconfidence in detecting phishing e-mails. According to the research, most people believe they’re smarter than the criminals behind these schemes, which is why so many fall easily into a trap.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
New potential treatment for cancer metastasis identified
Breast cancer metastasis, the process by which cancer spreads, may be prevented through the new use of a class of drugs already approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, say investigators.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Natural tooth repair method, using Alzheimer’s drug, could revolutionize dental treatments
A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer’s drug has been discovered by a team of researchers.
Gizmodo
Watch a Photoshop Master Effortlessly Move This Car to a Beautiful Mountain Setting
You might think you know every last trick in the book when it comes to Photoshop, but there’s a good chance your photo manipulation skills pale in comparison to how Sebastian Pichard can push pixels around.Read more…
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Science AMA Series: We just published a paper showing recent ocean warming had been underestimated, and that NOAA (and not Congress) got this right. Ask Us Anything!
NB: We will be dropping in starting at 1PM to answer questions. Hello there /r/Science! We are a group of researchers who just published a new open access paper in Science Advances showing that ocean warming was indeed being underestimated, confirming the conclusion of a paper last year that triggered…
International Business Times
FIFA Best Player Of The Year Award 2016: Nominees, Predictions, Time, Live Stream Info; Messi, Ronaldo Go Head-To-Head
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will go head-to-head for a major individual award once again on Monday, as FIFA hands out its honor for Best Men’s Player of 2016. FIFA and the Ballon d’Or have once again decided to go their separate ways over the past year, meaning the FIFA Ballon d’Or has now become…
International Business Times
Fitbit Reportedly Launching Dedicated App Store ‘As Soon As Possible’
Fitbit joined CES 2017 last week where it announced the new partnerships it has established with VirZoom, Peloton and Habit. More than these partnerships, however, the trackers and wearable company surprised everyone when it revealed its desire to launch its own dedicated app store within this year.
Techbargains.com
12-Month Subscription to EA Access for Xbox One (Free EA Games) $23.69
12-Month Subscription to EA Access for Xbox One (Free EA Games) $23.69
Metal Underground.com
New Song “Approaching Cauldron of Horror” Streaming From Invasion
Indiana’s Invasion released the new song “Approaching Cauldron of Horror.” The track will be featured on the band’s forthcoming release “Destroyer of Mankind,” which is expected to drop via Abyss Records on February 17th. Check out the song here: Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
Metal Underground.com
Lyric Video For New Song “Galactic Motherf**ker” Issued By Zombie Motors Wrecking Yard
Zombie Motors Wrecking Yard issued a lyric video for the new song “Galactic Motherfucker.” The song appears on the upcoming debut release “Supersonic Rock’N Roll,” which will hit the streets on February 24th via Napalm Records. The band’s style combines Ministry-style grooves with the good old sex,…
Reason.com Full Feed
Cops Mistake Cat Litter for Meth in ‘Massive’ Drug Seizure
In December, sheriff’s deputies in Harris County stopped Ross LeBeau after he allegedly made a right turn without coming to a complete stop. They said LeBeau admitted to having a small amount of marijuana in his car after they told him they could smell it. The deputies detained LeBeau and searched…
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GearCulture
Old Spice Pomade
Style yourself to old school sexiness with Old Spice Pomade. Tame and shape your most unmanageable locks with this iconic matte finish. Apply to wet or dry hair, it’s good for a medium hold and will keep you looking your very polished best all day, every day. Smells pretty good, too. We received products…
BBC News – World
Launch it like Kenyatta?
Social media users in Kenya poke fun at President Kenyatta over the publicity given to his work.
The Awesomer
Giveaway: Airplane Part Bookends
EnterThe fine folks at Phighter Images are offering one lucky Awesomer reader their choice of one pair of cool bookends, each handmade using parts from real aircraft like black boxes, jet engine turbines, or flight instruments. (Contest Ends 1/17/17) More Awesome Stuff: Win: Old Spice Holiday Gift…
RT – Daily news
GM won’t move production from Mexico despite Trump’s criticism
General Motors has no plans to move small car production to the US from Mexico because of President-elect Donald Trump’s criticism of the company, said CEO Mary Barra. Read Full Article at RT.com
Design Milk
Lukis: A Modern Rattan Armchair Made with Traditional Methods
Based in Jakarta, Studiohiji designer Abie Abdillah created an armchair for Cappellini that perfectly straddles old and new. Lukis blends traditional techniques with a contemporary design aiming to help reignite the rattan industry in Indonesia. With heightened interest in sustainable resources,…
New Scientist – Online news
The trunk trick that lets elephants pick up almost anything
Kelly the elephant has shown how trunks can grip and lift anything from fine granules to 350-kilogram logs – it’s all in the kink
Digital Trends
How to type faster on your iPhone by creating keyboard shortcuts
Using the text replacement function on your iOS keyboard can save you a lot of time when typing messages or composing emails. If there are long words, phrases, or titles that you use a lot, and they’re time consuming to type, then you can assign a shortcut, so that your keyboard can automatically type…
Business Insider
We just created the best Google Chrome extension on the market for latest news headlines
As Chrome’s popularity grows, the number of extensions promising a faster and more productive news reading experience does also. We’ve created the best one yet.
Business Insider
Venezuela’s embattled government hikes minimum wage by 50% — the 5th increase in a year
“In times of economic war and mafia attacks … we must protect employment and workers’ income,” the Venezuelan president said.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Hidden diversity: 3 new species of land flatworms from the Brazilian Araucaria forest
A huge invertebrate diversity is hidden on the forest floor in areas of the Araucaria moist forest, Brazil. Land flatworms constitute a numerous group among these invertebrates occurring in the Neotropical region. Flatworms are considered to be top predators within the soil ecosystem, preying on other…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Hidden seeds reveal Canary Islands history
Have you tried the national dish gofio while on holiday on the Canary Islands? If so, you have eaten the same food as the original inhabitants ate, nearly 2,000 years ago. The island farmers have cultivated the same types of grain for over a thousand years. This is the conclusion drawn by researchers…
SlashGear
Thief makes off with two Razer prototypes from CES booth
Razer put on a pretty good show at CES 2017, announcing two new products that captured a lot of attention, but things turned sour for the company by the time the show wrapped up. According to Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan, someone stole two prototypes from the company’s booth at CES. Tan didn’t say which prototypes…
Metal Injection
GONE IS GONE (MASTODON, QOTSA, Etc.) Is Streaming Its Spacey Echolocation Album
Echolocation isn’t needed to find some solid music – it’s right here. The post GONE IS GONE (MASTODON, QOTSA, Etc.) Is Streaming Its Spacey Echolocation Album appeared first on Metal Injection.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
High cholesterol intake and eggs do not increase risk of memory disorders
A relatively high intake of dietary cholesterol, or eating one egg every day, are not associated with an elevated risk of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Furthermore, no association was found in persons carrying the APOE4 gene variant that affects cholesterol metabolism and increases the risk of memory…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
New unknown risk factor for arteriosclerosis identified
Following a blood infection, the first class of antibodies produced by the immune system are IgM antibodies. They form the “vanguard” of the immune response, before other cells are activated to fight the infection. Some people are deficient or completely lack these antibodies, so that they develop congenital…
PCWorld
28% off DryGuy Travel Dry DX Boot and Shoe Dryer – Deal Alert
The DryGuy Travel Dry DX Portable Boot Dryer and Shoe Dryer combines traditional convection drying with forced air to create a hybrid system that dries boots and shoes in less time than it takes most other portable dryers, to help prevent bacteria, fungus, and mildew that causes odors and eventually…
Fool.com Headlines
A Smart Approach to Portfolio Diversification: My 2017 Financial Resolution
Image source: Getty Images.From celebrity deaths to shocking political news, people found plenty to complain about in 2016. Me, though? I actually had a really good year. I met some incredible people, had unbelievable adventures, and learned a ton.Continue reading
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Why Amazon and Activision Blizzard Are Betting on eSports As Gaming’s Next Big Thing
Image source: Getty Images.The idea that video games are on track to be the next big spectator sport might still sound like a strange concept, but eSports is already driving huge viewership and appears to be on track for massive growth. Many of the biggest players in tech are investing in the future…
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SKLZ 48″ Gold Flex Golf Training Aid for Strength and Tempo Training $38.85
SKLZ 48″ Gold Flex Golf Training Aid for Strength and Tempo Training $38.85
Metal Injection
STONE SOUR Is Recording Its First Album Without Jim Root Right Now
Corey Taylor could not be reached for comment. The post STONE SOUR Is Recording Its First Album Without Jim Root Right Now appeared first on Metal Injection.
Lifehacker
Why Focusing on Yourself Helps You Get Over Someone Else
Breaking up is hard to do, but fixating on your ex and your old relationship isn’t healthy. You probably know that, but if you shift your thinking about your old relationship onto you and your needs, rather than your ex and the things you don’t have anymore, you can start the process of moving on.Whether…
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Next Big Future
DARPA drone flew for 56 hours and landed with over half its fuel so looks close to achieving 7 days without refueling
A DARPA-backed small business effort broke boundaries for long-endurance flight this month by launching a uniquely designed, combustion-powered unmanned aircraft that stayed aloft for more than two days and two nights. The flight was terminated several days ahead of schedule because of incoming weather….
RT – Daily news
Orlando cop-killer manhunt: Schools on lockdown
As many as 15 schools in Orlando, Florida have been placed on lockdown as authorities pursue a suspect who shot and killed an off-duty police officer at a Walmart in Pine Hills. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ars Technica
Google plugs severe Android vulnerability that exposed devices to spying
Enlarge (credit: Ron Amadeo) Google has shut down a “high-severity” exploit in its Nexus 6 and 6P phones which gave attackers with USB access the opportunity to take over the onboard modem during boot-up—allowing them to listen in on phonecalls, or intercept mobile data packets. The vulnerability…
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Pope Francis Reiterates Support For Public Breast-Feeding
The leader of the Roman Catholic Church encouraged mothers to breast-feed their infants during a baptism ceremony for 28 babies on Sunday in the Sistine Chapel.(Image credit: L’Osservatore Romano/Pool via AP)
GearHungry
Samsung QLED Television
That’s no typo. Samsung’s new line of QLED Televisions eschew OLEDs for Quantum Dot LEDs, which takes Samsung’s existing quantum dot technology and adds a new metal material that drastically improves their color accuracy across the full range of brightness. The QLED equipped sets also improve on the…
GearHungry
Privacy Pop Bed Tent
If your idea of cozy is sleeping in a small closed-off space, you’ll fully appreciate the Privacy Pop Bed Tent. As you’d expect it’s basically a tent that fits your mattress and sits on most traditional bed frames, providing an oasis of privacy while also reducing ambient light. Openings on either side…
GearHungry
HP Envy Curved AIO 34
HP already produces a curved screen all-in-one, but it doesn’t really hold its own, looks-wise, against an iMac. The new HP Envy Curved AIO 34, on the other hand, definitely can. First, it’s adorned with a gargantuan curved 34-inch ultra-wide QuadHD display that’s nearly borderless and floats on an angle-adjustable…
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Sony XBR-A1E Bravia OLED Television
It’s name isn’t memorable, but its ultra thin, minimal profile definitely is, not to mention what it can do. Sony’s 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme powers the upcoming XBR-A1E Bravia OLED Television, which boasts deeper blacks and richer colors than Sony’s past LCD TVs in a screen that’s 55, 65, or 77 inches…
GearHungry
RediTape Pocket Duct Tape
Evidently, the only reason duct tape is so bulky is due to the cardboard roll at its center. RediTape Pocket Duct Tape scraps that to shrink the roll down flat to fit in a pocket, glove box, or tool box much easier for added portability. It’s still made of strong, good quality duct tape, tears easily…
GearHungry
Intelligent Security Camera Cover
Both Mark Zuckerberg and the Pope cover their laptop’s cameras. 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…
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FIFA Set to Approve World Cup Expansion
Soccer’s world governing body is set to radically alter the format of the most popular sporting event on the planet by expanding the World Cup to 48 teams from 32.
Bloomberg
Merkel Government on Guard Against Political Cyberattack Threat
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MiGoals Daily Planner
Everything you need to motivate, inspire and organize your new year packed in one planner. MiGoal planner is designed to allow you to easily review your goal progress quarterly, with pages designed specifically to help you progress. It features planning sections, goal worksheets, review sections,…
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Macy’s restructuring to focus on digital (M)
BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “E-Commerce Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Department store chain Macy’s will close 68 of its 880 store locations as part of a company-wide restructuring that will shift more resources to its online…
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Fast fine art: 19th century painting tricks revealed
To paint quickly while creating exceptional texture and volume effects, J. M. W. Turner and other English artists of his generation relied on the development of innovative gels. All the rage in the 19th century — and still in use today–these compounds alter the properties of the oil paints they are…
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Essential Home Cayman 5-Piece High Top Dining Set + $100 SYW Credit $159.20
Essential Home Cayman 5-Piece High Top Dining Set + $100 SYW Credit $159.20
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Everything You Need to Know About CES 2017
There are years when the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) shows off major changes that will impact how people live for years to come. This was not one of those years. Instead, CES 2017 featured incremental changes, better uses of technology we already have, and a whole lot of stuff that will never (and…
Gizmodo
The Biggest Instant Pot Is Down To Its Smallest Price
If you don’t own a pressure cooker, today’s a great day to fix that, as Amazon’s knocked the highly-rated Instant Pot IP-DUO80 down to an all-time low $129 today. We’ve seen cheaper Instant Pots in the past, but if you’re cooking for a large family, this 8 quart model is the biggest you can buy.Read…
Geek.com
Theater Mode Could be Apple’s Most Courageous iPhone Feature Yet
Don’t use your phone in a movie theater, whatever Apple says.
HBR.org
How to Boost Your (and Others’) Emotional Intelligence
Among the various core ingredients of talent and career success, few personal qualities have received more attention in the past decade than emotional intelligence (EQ), the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions. Importantly, unlike most of the competencies that make it into…
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Allergan Roars 20% With 50% Upside Coming
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Scotts Miracle Gro’s Price Has Overshot Its Growth Trajectory
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UK to review its cybersecurity after US election hacks – CNET
Two days after US intelligence agencies detail how Russian hacks interfered with the 2016 election, the UK announces an inquiry into its own online security.
Business Insider
US intel report: Risk of conflicts between nations will increase over the next 5 years to levels not seen since the Cold War
AP The risk of conflicts between and within nations will increase over the next five years to levels not seen since the Cold War as global growth slows, the post-World War Two order erodes and anti-globalization fuels nationalism, said a U.S. intelligence report released on Monday. “These trends will…
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Even auto execs say electric cars will dominate by 2025
And they predict that car ownership will drop precipitously too…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
California’s iconic ‘drive-thru’ tree succumbs to storm
The historic Pioneer Cabin tree, a beloved 1000-year-old giant sequoia at Calaveras Big Trees State Park, was toppled by an onslaught of rain … and human folly.
Curbed National
Costa Rica got 98 percent of its electricity from renewables in 2016
The country’s ambitious energy plans have wiped out nearly all reliance on fossil fuel power While a number of U.S. cities have committed to going 100 percent renewable for their energy sources in the coming years, they could learn a thing or two from Costa Rica. In 2016, the Central American country…
How-To Geek
How to Display Extended Tips When You Hover Over Buttons in LibreOffice
LibreOffice displays short tips when you hover over buttons in each of the programs. There are also extended tips available that display longer descriptions about the toolbar buttons.Click Here to Continue Reading
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Airbnb Invests in Restaurant-Booking App Resy
Airbnb led a $13 million funding round in restaurant-booking app Resy Network Inc.
Deals
This Discounted VAVA Voom Bluetooth Speaker Punches Above Its Weight
The VAVA Voom 20 has everything you could want from a mid-sized Bluetooth speaker: Passive subwoofers, dual 8W drivers, USB power output, IPX5 splash resistance, NFC…shall I go on?Read more…
VentureBeat
Microsoft and Qualcomm invest in Israeli cybersecurity firm Team8
(Reuters) — The venture arms of Microsoft and Qualcomm have invested in Team8, an Israeli creator of cybersecurity startups, as big multinational companies get behind Israel’s burgeoning cyber industry in the face of growing threats. Team8, which also announced on Monday a strategic partnership with…
Metal Injection
NINE INCH NAILS Announce First Show of 2017… And It’s Headlining A Festival… In NYC
Nine Inch Nails surprised everybody a few weeks ago by releasing a promised new album. But today’s announcement? That seems… The post NINE INCH NAILS Announce First Show of 2017… And It’s Headlining A Festival… In NYC appeared first on Metal Injection.
VentureBeat
This e-skin from Xenoma captures your body’s motion for games
Japanese tech startup Xenoma showed its e-skin motion capture shirt at CES 2017, the big tech trade show last week in Las Vegas. The e-skin translates your body’s movements into digital form, which can then be used to control a character in a video game. But the shirt can also be used to train athletes…
VentureBeat
MyTomorrows raises $10.5 million to connect doctors and patients with early-stage drug programs
MyTomorrows, an online platform that connects physicians and patents to early-stage drug research and development programs, has raised €10 million ($10.5 million) in a funding round co-led by Octopus Ventures and EQT Ventures, with participation from existing investors Balderton Capital and Sofinnova…
VentureBeat
You can unlock the biometric padlock BenjiLock with your fingerprint
Fingerprint sensors are spreading into more products, including the traditional padlock. BenjiLock is a new padlock that you can unlock with your fingerprint. Los Angeles-based startup BenjiLock, which uses fingerprint recognition technology from partners, is an offline product. Robbie Cabral, CEO and…
PCWorld
This tool can help weed out hard-coded keys from software projects
A security researcher has developed a tool that can automatically detect sensitive access keys that have been hard-coded inside software projects.The Truffle Hog tool was created by U.S.-based researcher Dylan Ayrey and is written in Python. It searches for hard-coded access keys by scanning deep inside…
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Sennheiser HD558 Over-Ear Open-Back Headphones $79.98
Sennheiser HD558 Over-Ear Open-Back Headphones $79.98
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I Am Not Your Negro
This is the trailer for I Am Not Your Negro, a film that “finishes” a book that writer James Baldwin was working on when he died. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
After mortgage-rate spike, FHA to cut insurance premium
The Federal Housing Administration will cut the fees it charges to borrowers to guard against defaults in order to make mortgage credit more available.
The Awesomer
Grip Gear Movie Maker Set
Price: $130  | Buy | LinkA set of portable accessories for smartphones, GoPros and small digital cameras which lets you capture pro-quality motion shots. Includes a remote-controlled 8-speed motorized slider that works horizontally or vertically, or as a 360º head for time-lapse and panoramic shots….
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AI might handpick your customer service rep
There are certainly ways to use tech to augment customer service, like Twitter’s auto-replies for public-facing business accounts. But if you’ve called a large company’s helpline and gotten a representative that was atypically, unusually helpful, latch on to that uncertainty: Your hotline helper might…
Zero Hedge
GM Lied To The Public And To Trump About Where Chevrolet Cruze Sedans Sold In The USA Are Assembled
Submitted via Duane of Free Market Shooter On Tuesday, president-elect Trump tweeted about General Motors, stating the GM was building its Chevrolet Cruze in Mexico, importing them to the US tax-free, and selling them at US car dealers: General Motors is sending Mexican made model of Chevy Cruze to…
Lifehacker
Here’s Amazon’s Annual New Year’s Deal On Vega Plant-Based Protein