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Buy: Face Plates Set
This set of six differently shaped plates, with six different faces, was made by the very talented French artist Jean Jullien for Case Studyo. Hand-cast in porcelain, the plates are also in an array of colors—from coral to mint green and pale yellow…… Continue…
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Can we achieve a better, more effective digital workplace?
As a confluence of new apps and devices steadily flow into the enterprise, they’re encountering a growing sense that the digital workplace has become too complex and fragmented to be properly effective. What can organizations do?
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Why Seadrill Is Primed For 40% Upside In 2017
New report supports glass design for iPhone 8, with iPhone 4-style stainless steel frame
A new supply-chain report supports long-running rumors that this year’s iPhone will abandon aluminum in favor of glass back and front. The Digitimes report states that Apple will use a stainless steel frame to hold together glass panels along the lines of the iPhone 4 design. The next-generation…
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Just believe us: State Dept says revealing ‘evidence’ of Russian hacking would be ‘irresponsible’
US State Department spokesman John Kirby has said American intelligence agencies are right not to disclose evidence of the report on Russia’s alleged interference in the US elections. Read Full Article at
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Oil prices running out of reasons to rally
Oil prices faltered at the start of the second week of the year, as fears set in about a rapid rebound in U.S. shale production. For the better part of two months, optimism surrounding the OPEC deal has buoyed oil prices, but bullish sentiment from speculators are showing early signs of abating, raising… – latest science and technology news stories
Nickelodeon to build Philippine underwater theme park
American children’s television network Nickelodeon has announced it will build an underwater resort and theme park on an island known as the Philippines’ last ecological frontier, alarming environmentalists. – latest science and technology news stories
Messaging app Snapchat to put European base in UK
The company behind messaging app Snapchat will place its European base in Britain in a vote of confidence in the economy following the vote to leave the European Union. – latest science and technology news stories
How to flat-pack a dinosaur
After more than 100 years of residency in London’s Natural History Museum, the world famous cast of a Diplodocus carnegii skeleton, known as “Dippy”, is going on tour to inspire and educate more people than ever before. – latest science and technology news stories
The problem and potential solution of combining drugs
Drugs are combined in endless ways—chemotherapy and anti-nausea pills; Advil and multivitamins; blood pressure medication and anti-depressants. Include treatments such as the herbs and acupuncture of traditional Chinese medicine, and the number of arrangements increases further. – latest science and technology news stories
Novel method for robotic manipulation
A simple, linear robot is easy to control. With known goals and a clear understanding of variables, a controller tells the robot the rules to follow. If button A is pressed, for example, the robot picks up an item from the conveyor belt. The item can either be moved to a different belt, or disposed of… – latest science and technology news stories
Caribbean bats need 8 million years to recover from recent extinction waves
Islands are natural laboratories of evolution and home to unique species of animals and plants. But since the arrival of humans, islands have lost many species. In the Caribbean alone, more than half of the mammal species went extinct after human colonization. Bats are the most diverse group of surviving… – latest science and technology news stories
Anthropogenic groundwater extraction impacts climate
Anthropogenic groundwater exploitation changes soil moisture and land-atmosphere water and energy fluxes, and essentially affects the ecohydrological processes and the climate system. In over-exploited regions, terrestrial water storage has been rapidly depleted, causing unsustainability of water use… – latest science and technology news stories
How bucking climate change accord would hinder fight against HIV/AIDS
The potential withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate agreement has broad implications for society and the environment. While much attention has concentrated upon melting glaciers, rising sea levels and conflicts over scarce resources, another area represents a major cause for concern:…
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Aborym – Debut New Track
Here it is folks, a new tune from <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=753&bandname=Aborym>Aborym</a>. This is the second track you get to hear from the industrial/electronic metallers new album <i>Shifting.negative</i>, which is right around the corner. The new track, titled “Slipping…
Stock-tanking in St. Jude Medical security disclosure might have legs
For better or worse, a security firm’s attempt to cash in on software bugs by shorting a company’s stock and then publicizing the flaws might have pioneered a new approach to vulnerability disclosure. Last August, security company MedSec revealed it had found flaws in pacemakers and other healthcare… Headlines
Incyte’s Prospects Get Even Brighter With Merck Announcement
Incyte (NASDAQ: INCY) didn’t have to wait for its presentation at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday to make investors happy. Merck (NYSE: MRK) and Incyte announced earlier in the day that a combination of epacadostat and Keytruda would advance to pivotal studies in four additional types…
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The Mine of the Future Is Run by Drones
Like the famous canaries that were first brought into coal mines from the early 1900s to detect carbon monoxide, creative solutions have long been used to mitigate some of the risk inherent in mining. Even so, human bodies have long borne the brunt of this cramped and strenuous occupation, from the creeping…
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UK govt’s sweeping spying powers face court challenge
Core parts of the UK’s new spying powers bill may soon be reviewed in court since civil rights NGO Liberty launched a crowd-funded legal challenge. Read Full Article at
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U.N. Climate Fund Could Take a Big Hit if Trump Keeps Election Promise
The U.S. has only handed over $500 million of its $3-billion pledge to help developing countries deal with global warming — Read more on
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For those keeping score at home, yes, this is exactly how things started against the German Jews in 1934 [Asinine]
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[New Arrival] Sanrenmu LAND 910+ Folding Knife
Sanrenmu LAND 910+ Folding Knife12C27 stainless steel blade and G10 handleLong life for the blade sharpness and hardeningSharp and Durable                                   Liner Lock Lightweight and pocket size ParametersBlade Material: 12C27Handle Material: G10 Folding Length: 11.5cm Unfold Length:… Physics News
The origin of ultrahigh piezoelectric response
All ferroelectric materials possess a property known as piezoelectricity in which an applied mechanical force can generate an electrical current and an applied electrical field can elicit a mechanical response. Ferroelectric materials are used in a wide variety of industrial applications, from ultrasound…
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Hormel Foods Is A Long-Term Buy – Cramer’s Lightning Round (1/9/17)
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Portable Speaker And Subwoofer Twofer
This waterproof Bluetooth speaker has a 15W subwoofer dock for an extra bumpin bass and is 80% off right now.
Apple seeks clearance to make more products in USA, but gives very unexciting example …
Apple is seeking regulatory approval to expand its manufacturing capabilities in Mesa, Arizona – but the example it gives couldn’t be further from the vision of US-made iPhones. While the federal register notification cites printed circuit board assemblies, lithium polymer batteries and monitors, the…
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Albania’s diaspora plans to seize Serbian mission in US or Europe – Serbia’s foreign minister
Serbia’s Foreign Ministry has information that one of the country’s diplomatic missions in the US or Europe may come under siege, ahead of the trial of former Kosovo guerrilla commander and Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj. Read Full Article at
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What crow wants, crow gets: Bird outsmarts office workers (VIDEO)
This crow knew exactly what it wanted and stopped at nothing to get it. Watch this trending video showing how this smart bird outdid Russian-speaking office workers. Read Full Article at
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France courts US for top NATO job after UK isolated by Brexit
France has been trying to muscle its way into a senior NATO position traditionally held by the UK since Britain voted to leave the European Union last year. Read Full Article at
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US misjudged appeal of Western democracy for Middle East during Arab Spring – CIA’s Brennan
The administration of US President Barack Obama made a mistake when it hoped to impose Western values and Western-style democracy in the Middle East during the Arab Spring, according to outgoing CIA Director John Brennan. Read Full Article at
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‘Juvenile delinquent’ Nigel Farage has ‘no clue’ about Brexit, says EU commissioner
Nigel Farage has been branded a “juvenile delinquent” by European Union Commissioner Phil Hogan, who said the former UKIP leader’s efforts to influence Brexit negotiations are pointless and harmful. Read Full Article at
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Suicide #1 cause of death among IDF soldiers for 2nd year in a row – army data
Suicide was the leading cause of death amongst soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in 2016, surpassing the number killed in the line of duty, according to data released by the country’s army. Read Full Article at
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Britain admits selling 500 cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, some used in Yemen
Britain exported 500 cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia in the 1980s which may have been used in the current war against Houthi rebels in Yemen, an official report shows. The munitions are now banned under international law. Read Full Article at
How ‘Dumpster Fire’ Became 2016’s Word of the Year
At a loss for words to encapsulate the last 12 months? The linguists are here to help. The post How ‘Dumpster Fire’ Became 2016’s Word of the Year appeared first on WIRED.
Luxembourg’s Bid to Become the Silicon Valley of Space Mining
In 2016, Luxembourg began taking steps toward dominating the asteroid mining industry, and so potentially the flow of cash and commodities beyond Earth. The post Luxembourg’s Bid to Become the Silicon Valley of Space Mining appeared first on WIRED.
Turkey debates a proposal to expand the powers of the Presidency
Turkey’s Grand National Assembly on Monday approved the first stage of plans to reform its constitution and introduce an executive presidency, significantly increasing the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) amendment package, which looks likely… – latest science and technology news stories
Histone degradation accompanies the DNA repair response
Earlier work from the laboratory of Susan Gasser had noted changes in the physical behavior of chromatin when it incurred DNA damage: loci bearing double-strand breaks showed enhanced movement, becoming highly dynamic. Furthermore, the same effect could be observed with undamaged sites in a cell nucleus… – latest science and technology news stories
Image: Breaking boundaries in new engine designs
In an effort to improve fuel efficiency, NASA and the aircraft industry are rethinking aircraft design. Inside the 8′ x 6′ wind tunnel at NASA Glenn, engineers recently tested a fan and inlet design, commonly called a propulsor, which could use four to eight percent less fuel than today’s advanced aircraft. – latest science and technology news stories
The economics of grief
The loss of a child can cause intense grief for parents and for many, life is never the same again. Now researchers have built up a comprehensive picture of the devastating social and economic impact that a child’s death can have. – latest science and technology news stories
NASA study finds a connection between wildfires and drought
For centuries drought has come and gone across northern sub-Saharan Africa. In recent years, water shortages have been most severe in the Sahel—a band of semi-arid land situated just south of the Sahara Desert and stretching coast-to-coast across the continent, from Senegal and Mauritania in the west… – latest science and technology news stories
Concentrating complex drug factories into a single small reactor, inspired by the cell
The production method for many drugs and chemicals is laborious, with a separate reactor for each chemical reaction. A research consortium led by TU/e professor Volker Hessel is taking a completely different approach. Within biological cells chains of reactions occur faultlessly next to and through each…
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A Study in Crisp, Contemporary Design: Exquisite House M in Lima
Contemporary homes are all about simplicity of form, frugality and a certain minimalism that is reflected by the use of simple geometric shapes and clean, straight lines. The form of a ‘cube’ is undoubtedly the most popular in this regard, and House M in San Isidro, Lima, Peru is one such residence where… – latest science and technology news stories
Getting a global grip on gasoline taxes
When 195 nations joined to fight climate change in the 2015 Paris Agreement, leaders hailed the occasion as “historic” and “a tremendous victory.” – latest science and technology news stories
What can the anti-vaccination movement teach us about improving the public’s understanding of science?
The ubiquitous impact of science-based information and technologies in everyday life suggests that misunderstanding how science works can have serious consequences. Yet people’s decisions and strongly held beliefs are often uncoupled from, or at odds with, the conclusions and recommendations of empirical… – latest science and technology news stories
Spy chief says Germany needs ability to counter cyberattacks
The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says the country needs to be able to return fire during a cyberattack, including the ability to disable equipment that’s being used to target Germany. – latest science and technology news stories
Blocking obesity with a protein-sugar combination
Researchers at the RIKEN-Max Planck Joint Research Center for Systems Chemical Biology in Japan have discovered an enzyme that can prevent obesity in mice. Published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the study shows that the enzyme ST6GAL1 prevents the differentiation of fat cells by assisting…
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Today’s News: Jan. 10, 2017
—Dylann Roof, the man who walked into a church and killed nine black parishioners in 2015, will be put to death. More here—James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, told the Senate Intelligence Committee that the intelligence alleging Russia hacked the U.S. election “comes from a wide range…
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This Stock Has A 12.77% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book
Fifth Street Finance Corporation (NASD: FSC) has been named as a Top 10 dividend-paying financial stock, according to Dividend Channel, which published its most recent ”DividendRank” report. The report noted that among shares of financial companies, FSC displayed both attractive valuation metrics and…
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Spectra Energy a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock With 4.2% Yield (SE)
Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) has been named a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock by Dividend Channel, signifying a stock with above-average ”DividendRank” statistics including a strong 4.2% yield, as well as being recognized by prominent asset managers as being a socially responsible investment,…
The 8 Best Websites To Check Out New Music Releases First
With the proliferation of apps like YouTube and SoundCloud, there are now more ways than ever for musicians and bands to get music into their fans’ ears. But the vast array of services can also be problematic – how do you stay abreast of the releases you care about when they could pop up in lots of different…
Forget Extreme Couponing! How to Save With Minimal Effort
Over the past several years, extreme couponing has become the subject of TV shows and made into a lifestyle by many bloggers. These folks obsess over clipping every coupon possible, and only purchase items they can pick up at a discount with coupons. Most people don’t have the time or drive to spend…
5 Great Alternatives to Google Docs You Should Consider
More and more word processing is moving to the web these days. This has many advantages. The documents are accessible from anywhere, they’re open to collaboration and sharing, it’s easy to import and export, and it’s just a better way to do work in this constantly connected world. For a while, one of…
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Corning picks up ‘Emmy’ recognizing optical fiber impact
Gong celebrates growing influence of low-loss optical fiber on broadcast technology in a bandwidth-hungry world.
Cop suggests strapping Wi-Fi jammers on teen cybercriminals
A British top policeman has proposed a punishment for teenage hackers: force them to wear Wi-Fi jammers to block them from accessing the internet.  Chief Superintendent Gavin Thomas, president of the Police Superintendents’ Association (PSA), suggested that Wi-Fi jammers around the wrists or ankles…
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Crop spray gives plants GMO benefits without altering genes
Scientists have developed a clay-based RNA spray that turns off certain genes in plants, making them resistant to a virus for up to 20 days. With a single treatment, the researchers were able to protect tobacco plants from the “pepper mild mottle vir…
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Market Needs A Selloff – Cramer’s Mad Money (1/9/17) Headlines
Why Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Stock Jumped 36.3% in 2016
IMAGE SOURCE: BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS.Shares of Brocade Communications Systems (NASDAQ: BRCD) skyrocketed 36.3% in 2016, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the networking solutions company agreed to be acquired by analog and digital semiconductor specialist…
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Why Stepping On A LEGO Brick Is So Particularly Painful
If you spend any time around children, you’ll probably step on a LEGO at some point. And the pain will be excruciating. But why is stepping on a LEGO so singularly painful?
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How Honeybee Research Made The Internet Faster
It took decades before a bee algorithm assisted engineers in making Web hosting services more efficient.
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The Swedish Kings Of Cyberwar
One of the NSA’s most important allies in its push to surveil the entire internet? Sweden.
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Why Don’t We Have A Better Way To Measure Pain?
Aching, throbbing, searing, excruciating — pain is difficult to describe and impossible to see. So how can doctors tell how much it hurts?
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The Humble Origins Of The Scientific Method
The authoritative statement of scientific method derives from a surprising place — early 20th-century child psychology.
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Mountain Hares Lightly Punching Each Other Is Nature’s Cutest Display Of Dominance
We’ve seen kangaroos fight for dominance and it’s brutal stuff. But this female mountain hare Scottish hare duking it out with different males to decide on a mate is quite the opposite.
Omidyar, Hoffman create $27M research fund for AI in the public interest
 eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman are among the backers of a new $27 million fund, announced today, that’s aiming to promote research into artificial intelligence in the public interest. Read More
Palestinians Seek Backing for Statehood Before Trump Moves In
Non-OPEC Delivers More Than a Quarter of Promised Cuts so Far
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Spotify offers Barack Obama a job as ‘President of Playlists’
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Daybook Keeps Track of How Often You Work On Your Habits
Web: There are a million ways to track your habits, but Daybook takes a very simple approach. You add the habits you want to build, then click a counter each time you do the activity and that’s it. No dates, no stats, nothing fancy.The web app is about as simple as a goal tracker can get. You enter the…
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ECOXGEAR goes for gold with EcoJump and EcoBump portable power solutions
With so many of us owning portable devices in this day and age, it is no wonder that there will always be opportunities to charge up your device on the move to make sure that they will be able to continue functioning well. ECOXGEAR knows this, which is why they have introduced the EcoJump and EcoBump,…
It’s Really Hard To Block A Cabinet Nominee
President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees are beginning to grace the hearing rooms of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, and they are likely to meet with plenty of opposition by Democratic senators and progressive activists. But most — if not all — of Trump’s picks will probably be confirmed. This year,…
In Today’s Supreme Court Case, Freedom Of Speech Meets Your Wallet
Every time we buy something with our credit cards, whether at a high-end restaurant or a local bodega, merchants pay a percentage of the transaction to companies like Visa and MasterCard. These “swipe fees” are the subject of a long-simmering feud between retailers, which have profit margins to protect,…
Significant Digits For Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news.6 resignationsYahoo!, the vestigial organ of the U.S. technology scene, will see six board members — including chief executive Marissa Mayer — resign following its acquisition by Verizon. Side note: If you’re one…
2017 could be the year of the sandboxed app
One of the things that makes Linux awesome is that finding and installing common software is really fast and easy. If you use a graphical tool like GNOME’s Software, you can download and install an app in a couple clicks. If you’re a command-line commando, you can install an application with one or…
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Democrats Call For Sept 11-Style Commission To Probe Russia
Congressional Democrats, and by extension the now concluded Clinton campaign, refuse to end pointing fingers for the turmoil rocking the Democratic party (and/or take responsibility) and instead Democratic members of Congress are trying to compare the “Russian hacking of the elections” to the Sept. 11… Markets
Alibaba Is Better at Selling Than Buying
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it will pay up to $2.6 billion, a 42% premium, to raise its stake in department-store operator Intime Retail. It’s no bargain.
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Where science and nonsense collide
After a decade of progress, Argentina’s scientists are battling a government bent on twisting public conceptions of their role, writes Alberto Kornblihtt.Nature 541 135 doi: 10.1038/541135a Headlines
12 Jaw-Dropping Stats About Social Security
You probably know that Social Security is a key source of income for most retirees. But here are a number of things you may not have known about the program.IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.Continue reading
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Haunting Human Gyre made of over 200 underwater figures warns of climate change
A haunting sight awaits scuba divers on an Atlantic seabed. Over two hundred life-size human figures have been arranged in a circle to create the ‘Human Gyre,’ the last exhibit in Museo Atlantico, Europe’s first underwater museum officially completed this month. Located off the coast of Lanzarote, Spain,…
How to delete images from Photos for macOS without getting rid of them
Othman Al Serri writes in with a deliciously existential question: I have been using iPhoto for the past 8 years. Using it is like a breeze, and it is so flexible with organizing my photos. When deleting photos they just remain in the deleted folder forever, which is perfect so I can always go back…
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Honda’s electrification plans include a new Insight and a hybrid truck
Honda has announced plans to introduce a new, standalone hybrid model next year. A short press release sent out in the midst of this year’s Detroit Auto Show explains the company’s next dedicated gasoline-electric model will use a version of the two-motor drivetrain that currently powers the Accord…
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Vizio’s SmartCast app is taking a page from Roku’s book
Sometimes minor news can slip through the cracks at a big show like CES. That’s why Vizio saved one smaller announcement for the calm after the storm – Its SmartCast series of TVs are about to get a whole lot smarter.Vizio said today that it plans on upgrading the SmartCast app – the primary way to control…
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Why High Yielding Midstream MLP Investments Belong In My Income Growth Strategy – latest science and technology news stories
Soil bacteria that ‘scale human equivalent of Mount Everest’ could improve antibiotic treatments
For the past 70 years, scientists have agreed unanimously that Streptomyces, the bacteria that gives dirt its earthy smell and is found in many antibiotics, grow like plants in a stationary manner. – latest science and technology news stories
New diet for farmed barramundi fish
A new diet for farmed barramundi could be on the menu under a new research collaboration between Flinders and the US Ohio Soybean Council. – latest science and technology news stories
‘Zero tolerance’ policies disproportionately punish black girls, professor says
When schools put zero tolerance policies into effect, such rules were intended to address problems such as violence, weapons, drugs or other illegal activities. Consequently, “zero tolerance” policies have been used to punish behavioral issues, including inappropriate dress and other minor transgressions….
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The Pop-Up Leather Camera Case from Hardgraft
The Pop-Up Camera Case from London designer Hardgraft is crafted from luxurious vegetable-tanned Nappa leather and is handmade in Italy. Hardgraft describes themselves as experts and artisans with amazing skill sets who walk new paths finding solutions and different approaches for basic accessories….
Profane Lore Records Inks Deal With BlackForce
Profound Lore is pleased to announce that BlackForce has signed on for the release of the debut EP “Slaves to Reality.” A few weeks back, the band unleashed the lyric video for the song “Downfall,” which you can check out at this location). BlackForce is a thrash/death metal act from Niterói in the…
Sliptrick Records Signs Hadal
Sliptrick Records added Italian death/doom metal act Hadal for a debut full length album. At the end of 2009, the Hadal project emerged from the ashes of the band So Cold in an Italian town named Trieste. While the earlier band was inspired by the Finnish Gothic Metal movement, the new ensemble tried…
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Fides Inversa – New EP Streaming In Full
Three days before its official release, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9102&bandname=Fides+Inversa>Fides Inversa</a> have decided to stream online their new EP <i>Rite Of Inverse Incarnation</i> in full. Give it a listen below, and tell us what you think. This is the group’s…
We Can’t Undo Globalization, but We Can Improve It
You can’t go forward by going backward. Take the current debate about trade and globalization, for instance. While the impulse to erect trade barriers is understandable given the pain experienced by workers in a range of industries and communities in recent years, it is not the way to create lasting…
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Critics Question How Australia Pays for Its Burgeoning Infrastructure
Concerns are growing that Australia is letting private investors profit too much from higher land and property values generated by the nation’s spending on roads, rail, waterways, marine ports and airports.
You Don’t Even Want To Know About Bacteria On The Space Station
You Don’t Even Want To Know About Bacteria On The Space Station
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What Will Obama Do Next After The Presidency? POTUS Could Take On Trump As A Community Organizer
The official end to President Barack Obama’s tenure is just under two weeks away, and while President-elect Donald Trump may be attracting most of the spotlight, many have their eyes on the outgoing commander-in-chief’s next move. As Politico and the Chicago Sun-Times recently reported, he’ll likely…
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Afghanistan is trying a radical strategy to undermine Pakistani influence over the Taliban
“The Taliban need to receive a strong assurance from coalition forces, in particular the US, before making the move.”
New Album “Future Hopes” Announced By White Willow
Laser’s Edge has confirmed the release date for “Future Hopes,” the seventh full-length from eclectic Norwegian prog quintet, White Willow, unveiling the album’s artwork, track listing, and other details on the record. “Future Hopes” will be issued on CD, vinyl LP and digital formats on March 31st, 2017….
Draghi, Renzi Among Cyber-Spying Victims, Italys Ansa Says
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Jared Kushner Will Sell Many of His Assets, but Ethics Lawyers Worry
Mr. Kushner, who is Donald Trump’s son-in-law and will be a senior White House adviser, plans to sell his assets to his brother or to a trust controlled by his mother.
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Trinity Mirror in Talks to Acquire Stake in Tabloid Publisher
The talks come nearly two years after Trinity Mirror said it was evaluating assets of the Northern & Shell Media Group, which publishes The Daily Express.
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Alibaba Looks to Bricks and Mortar With Bid for Mall Operator in China
The Chinese e-commerce giant, which is seeking to acquire Intime Retail, has spent billions buying up pieces of the very sector it disrupted. RSS
It’s not just your imagination: Everyone in the world is fatter today compared to when you were a child [Obvious]
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Currencies: Dollar looks for clarity from Trump press conference
The U.S. dollar was little changed against its major rivals on Tuesday, as investors held off on drastically changing their positions ahead of Donald Trump’s scheduled news conference, which could provide some clarity into the president-elect’s legislative priorities.
Author has a simple solution for the problem with murder mysteries
LONDON — Period detective stories can sometimes be frustrating because they’re oh so predictable.  You invest time in your favourite amateur sleuth only to find them confront a suspect who readily admits everything without putting up a fight.    This all too familiar problem has been summed up brilliantly…
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Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky grounds all S-92 helicopters following accident
The grounding of the civil and military aircraft comes after a December incident on a North Sea platform off the coast of Aberdeen, Scotland in which a wheel was damaged, causing the helicopter to spin on the helideck. Read Full Article at Headlines
3 Tempting Stocks We’re Avoiding
Image source: Getty Images.Have you ever come across a company that seemed like too good of a value to pass up? If you’re a long-term investor, the answer to this question is almost assuredly yes. On occasion, these perceived-to-be tempting stocks can deliver handsome returns over the long run. However,… Headlines
4 Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks You Don’t Have to Babysit
Income-focused investors are constantly on the hunt for stocks that offer high yields, low valuations, and durable business models that can be counted on in good times and bad. While very few stocks are capable of satisfying all of those requirements, there are a handful of businesses out there that…
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Jammeh’s Gambia election challenge postponed until May
The Supreme Court delays President Jammeh’s bid to annul the election because of a lack of judges.
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Bobby Blotzer Blasts ‘Misinformation and Lies’ in Tug of War Over Ratt Trademarks
Ratt drummer Bobby Blotzer continues to insist that his former bandmates have no legal right to reunite under the Ratt name without him. Continue reading…
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The Obama Legacy on Jihadism
One of the most memorable moments of the Obama Presidency was his abrupt appearance on nationwide television, shortly before midnight, on Sunday, May 1, 2011. The press pool, which had been given a “lid” to stand down for the night almost six hours earlier, received an e-mail alert from the White House… Headlines
5 Solid Dividend Stocks Poised to Grow in 2017
The ball has dropped, the bubbly has been sipped, the confetti has been swept up … and that means it’s time to start investing!But what should you add to your portfolio this year? Dividend stocks are good — and often safe — places for your cash. Here are a few diverse industrial companies to consider…
Smart umbrella always gives you a rain check
‘Oombrella’ is a smart umbrella that has sensors on its handle that predicts and alerts you about the incoming weather so that you can grab it before you walk out the door. Read more…More about Alerts, Smart Umbrella, Oombrella, Unforgettable Umbrella, and Sensory System – Top Stories
Market Extra: Why Goldman sees only 90 good days for U.S. stocks in 2017
U.S. stocks have had an incredibly run over the last two months and even at these record-breaking levels there are still profits to make — at least until March, when it will be time to run for the hills, says Goldman Sachs strategist David Kostin
Tech and beauty companies should pay more attention to black hair – CNET
Commentary: As we see more beauty and cosmetic companies take a dip in the tech world, they would be wise to remember their customers of color.
CES 2017 shows live VR is no longer a blurry awful mess – CNET
We’ve been watching live VR broadcasts for the past year, and most of them have been really bad. This year may finally be different.
At CES 2017, you have to ask: What makes a robot a robot? – CNET
An abundance of drones, driverless cars and smart home devices equipped with voice assistants have blurred the definition of the word “robot.”
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Trump and Congress Could Halt State Action on Climate
The new Republican-controlled federal government could use “preemption” to restrict state and local environmental protections — Read more on
Start Your Day With the Rule of Three to Work Proactively On Your Goals
Every day your work gets interrupted by emails, phone calls, and conversations with your boss. To work with focus, instead of reactively, start your day by deciding the three things you want to get done each day.As advice site The Art of Manliness explains, you have some time at the beginning of each…
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Dear Self-Proclaimed “Progressives”… You’re As Evil As The Neocon-Neoliberal Empire You’ve Enabled
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Sorry, pal, you’re evil. Self-righteous indignation counts for nothing in the strict accounting of real progressivism. Dear Self-Proclaimed “Progressive”: I love you, man, but it has become necessary to intervene in your self-destruction. Your ideological…
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Kodak takes its digital platform for photographers global
The iconic photography company also has plans to spin off the in-house startup Kodakit, which gives businesses a way to connect with photographers.
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This phone is so smart it can scan your lunch and tell you what’s in it
The H2 from Chinese electronics manufacturer Changhong is the first smartphone with a built-in molecular scanner to identify the chemical composition of most objects.
IBM scores most patents in 2016, while Apple just misses the top 10
The five companies that earned the most U.S. patents last year are the same five companies that dominated the 2015 ranking of top patent recipients: IBM, Samsung, Canon, Qualcomm and Google.IBM earned the No. 1 slot for the 24th consecutive year with 8,088 patents granted to its inventors in 2016. Samsung,…
Pico Tech brings untethered, movement-sensitive VR to Android with Pico Neo CV
Samsung’s Gear VR and Google’s Daydream have made untethered VR the norm for Android devices. Mobile VR devices like the Pico Neo CV that track users as they roam around a room, however, are something a bit more special.Pico’s Neo CV is similar to devices like the HTC Vive in that it offers true untethered… Full Feed
The U.S. Intelligence Community Freaks Out About Russia
The wannabe Cold War with Russia continues apace. The American political establishment has not allowed a few major blunders along the way to hinder the hazy narrative that “Russia hacked our democracy.” Rather, it has doubled down by inflating cyber threats and inflaming geopolitical tensions. But…
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Dodd-Frank Repeal Could Be Boon For Small, Regional Financials
These smaller financial institutions could benefit from decreased regulation, higher economic growth and rising interest rates.
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6 Signs That You Need To Fire Your Financial Advisor
Not every financial advisor is the right fit. Here is how to
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3 ‘Dogs of the Dow’ Paying Up To 4.3%
Shutterstock The “Dogs of the Dow” are back. And this year, the biggest dogs are not just generous yielders – they’re cash cows with price upside to boot. For the uninitiated, the Dogs of the Dow strategy is simply buying the 10 Dow Jones stocks with the highest yields, typically at the […]
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Here’s Why Walmart Is Acquiring ShoeBuy
Recently Walmart announced that its subsidiary had acquired online footwear, clothing and accessories retailer, ShoeBuy for approximately $70 million.
The EPA already knows what happens when you have a boss that wants to dismantle government
“I survived the Ice Queen’s Acid Reign.” Those were the words on the front of the T-shirt that made its way around the US Environmental Protection Agency immediately after its administrator, Anne Gorsuch, resigned in disgrace in 1983. Gorsuch’s 22-month stint as head of the EPA provides a painful history…
Organ transplants in the US are on the rise, but the reason why means it’s not exactly a public health triumph
Organ transplants in the United States reached a record high for the fourth consecutive year. In 2016, more than 33,600 organ transplants were performed in the US, according to preliminary data from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN). The total number of transplants increased nearly…
This joyful, defiant poem is going viral because it’s the anti-Trump anthem progressives need
As Donald Trump’s inauguration approaches in the US, many Americans who oppose the president-elect are vacillating between despair and anger. Some feel sorrow as Republicans prepare to defund Planned Parenthood and repeal the Affordable Care Act; others, like MSNBC television host Rachel Maddow, are…
Seven presidents are better than one: Why the Oval Office needs a round table
While president-elect Trump fills his cabinet and top ranks, he also has an opportunity to reorganize America’s most antiquated federal office. America’s CEO president could take a big step towards evolving the executive branch if he started running the White House like a corporate board. Instead of…
A guide to nine confirmation hearings, one Trump news conference, and Obama’s farewell
Donald Trump may be new to elected politics, but the US president-elect is already using one of the oldest tricks in the books: burying the news in yet more news. It starts today (Jan. 10) with the first Senate confirmation hearings for Trump’s cabinet picks. Those panels happen to sandwich a Senate…
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Insulating veil of plants envelops stunning seaside home in Mexico
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10 Field Watches Tough Enough for Your Next Adventure
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Sony’s wonderful new OLED TV is mostly the work of LG Display
One of the highlights of CES for us this year was Sony’s move to finally embrace OLED technology for its flagship line of Bravia TVs. Not only that, the Japanese company doubled down on the innovation by also featuring an integrated audio system that turned the display into the speaker — the new Bravia…
Digital Trends
How to find your phone number in iOS or Android
How many times do you actually call yourself? Not many right? So, it’s easy to forget your own phone number. Maybe it’s a new phone number and you can’t remember it, or you just need to show it to someone so they can add it to a contact. Whatever the case may be, we’ll take you through the steps of locating…
New Video Clip “Total Absence Of Light” Available From Svlfvr
Italian doom metal act Svlfvr released new video clip for the song “Total Absence of Light.” The song is the opening track from the latest album “Shamanic Lvnar Cvlt,” which was issued by Bakerteam Records in August 2016. Check out the clip here: Read More/Discuss on Metal WSJD
Google in Talks to Sell Its Satellite Business
The potential sale of Google’s satellite-imagery unit, Terra Bella, would be a rapid about-face for the company, which has recently shed some of its bolder ventures. WSJD
China’s Banking Giants Try to Snatch Share of Mobile Payments
China’s financial giants are lumbering into the country’s increasingly important mobile-payments market, hoping to shake the domination of nimble tech firms such as Alibaba Group’s Ant Financial and Tencent.
UK Labour leader wants “maximum wage” law to stop inequality
A new economic approach proposed by U.K. opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn is starting to make waves. Ahead of a speech on Tuesday outlining his party’s approach to Brexit, the Labour Party leader has said he’s in favor of a maximum wage cap to prevent the U.K. from becoming a “grossly unequal, bargain-basement…
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Sony’s new 4K projector offers ultra short throw for a lot of dough
Sony continues to grow its home theater lineup with its latest projector, the VPL-VZ1000ES. The HDR-compatible 4K projector is an ultra-short throw model and can produce a 16:9 aspect ratio image to a size of 100 in (254 cm) while positioned a mere 6 in (15 cm) away from a wall, making it a… – latest science and technology news stories
Effect of methane on climate change could be 25% greater than we thought
Methane emissions caused by human activity may have a bigger impact on global warming than previously thought, scientists have found. – latest science and technology news stories
Mapping urban underground potential
An EPFL researcher has taken a methodology designed to improve underground urban planning around the world one step further. The study, which combines geology and economics, encourages a more rational approach to underground development while safeguarding natural resources. – latest science and technology news stories
Biochemist studies how ribosomes make proteins
Ribosomes are molecular machines programmed by genetic blueprints, which make proteins by linking amino acids together into linear chains that fold into sequence-dependent shapes. Ludwig Maximilian University biochemist Roland Beckmann studies how they do it. – latest science and technology news stories
Field study suggests wealthy less willing to tax rich when poor people are around
(—A study conducted by a researcher with Harvard University suggests that wealthy people are less likely to support income redistribution through a tax on the very rich after having recently been exposed to an obviously poor person. In her paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy… – latest science and technology news stories
First-ever system to allow users to build and customise drones depending on their needs
MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence lab has come up with the first-ever system to allow any user to build and customise their own drone depending on their needs. The potential of this smart design tool – which was partly enabled by the EU-funded SOMA project – has been demonstrated using… – latest science and technology news stories
World’s first slide-style vein authentication technology based on palm veins
Fujitsu Laboratories has announced development of the world’s first slide-style palm vein authentication technology. This technology is compact enough to be equipped to future tablets and other handheld mobile devices. As tablets and other small-scale mobile devices have become widespread, there has… – latest science and technology news stories
Analysis of developing bat fetuses suggests common ancestor developed echolocation
(—A team of researchers from several institutions in China and one in Ireland has found evidence in the ears of developing bat fetuses that suggests all bats evolved from a common ancestor that had developed echolocation. In their paper published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution,… – latest science and technology news stories
How much excitement do you want from your relationship?
We all want a little excitement from our relationships, but exactly how much is influenced by how long we see that relationship lasting, according to new research from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Headlines
Don’t Make This Tax Mistake in 2017
As we ease our way into 2017, many of us have money on the brain. With that in mind, I’m here to warn you about a major tax mistake that the vast majority of Americans make: overpaying.Image source: Getty Images.Continue reading
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EARrings & FINGERring
LinkArtist Nadja Buttendorf loves to make unorthodox jewelry. As their names suggest, the EARring is a pair of earrings that are life-size silicon ears, while the FINGERring is a life-size silicon finger. We wonder what a NECKlace looks like. More Awesome Stuff: Origin X Titanium RingMaking…
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A set of 12,600-year old handprints means humans were roaming the Himalayas thousands of years later than anthropologists thought
Researchers have dated some footprints in the Himalayas as being from between 7,400 and 12,600 years ago.
8 Ways to Stop Your Web Browser From Crippling Your Computer
Many of us spend most of our time on the web, but all too often browsing sessions can descend into a sprawling mess of memory-hogging, audio-playing tabs that bring your computer and your productivity to a shuddering halt. It doesn’t have to be that way. These extensions and tricks can bring some simplicity…
U.K. Workers Worse Off Than Pre-Crisis as Generational Gap Opens
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Trump Will Inherit the Biggest NATO Buildup in Europe Since the Cold War
Rumbling off cargo ships in these opening weeks of 2017 are the tanks and trucks of the biggest U.S. and NATO arms buildup on the European continent since the 1980s.The equipment of an American armored brigade—the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team of the Fourth Infantry Division—is landing in Bremerhaven,…
Pounds Decline Deepens as Currency Reclaims Dubious Honor
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Banish The Cold with Vasque’s Lost 40 Boots
Vasque’s Lost 40 Boots are built to take extreme cold and snow – and keep you wamr no matter how long you’re out in the elements. The post Banish The Cold with Vasque’s Lost 40 Boots appeared first on The Manual.
Most Popular Firefox Addons and Posts of 2016
This time of the year, we all begin to reflect on what has happened over the past 12 months. With that in mind, we decided to look back at the kind of year that Firefox has had. Here is a recap of the new features and improvements, standout MakeUseOf posts, and most helpful Firefox add-ons for 2016….
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Is there anything the human body has three of?
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This play area looks a bit like an Amish Millennium Falcon
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Stay In The Light
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6000 Series Exit Device
Introducing the new 6000 Series Exit Device from Yale, providing a stylish, secure solution to any commercial facility. The durable, ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 certified exit device comes in five finishes to suit any décor and is perfect for both new construction or retrofit applications.
Airport kiosks in seven countries let you change foreign currency into iTunes credits
If you’ve ever returned from an overseas trip with leftover currency that’s too small a sum to usefully change back into dollars, TravelersBox has an alternative. The airport kiosks currently found in seven countries allow you to turn excess currency into iTunes credits, Starbucks vouchers or transfer… WSJD
Snapchat Picks London for International Headquarters
Snapchat owner Snap will make London its international headquarters and start booking overseas revenue in all the countries where it has offices, breaking from other tech firms whose headquarters in smaller European countries help them shift profit and cut taxes.
Stephen Colbert demands a ‘Million Meryl March’ in response to Donald Trump
Meryl Streep’s acceptance speech at the Golden Globes has riled up a bunch of folks—everyone from Donald Trump to Stephen Colbert. During his opening Late Show monologue, Colbert roasted the president-elect’s tweet response to the moving address Streep gave on Sunday night.  “Look Mr. Trump,…
This Human-Powered Paper Centrifuge Is Pure Genius
Inspired by an ancient toy, researchers from Stanford University have developed an ingenious hand-spun paper centrifuge. Incredibly, the device costs just 20 cents—and it can be used to detect malaria in blood in just 15 minutes. Read more…
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Strong Loan Growth And Improving Asset Quality Underpin Bullish Case For These Out-Of-Favored Banks
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McDonald’s Machine To Work Its Magic On The Chinese
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Electronic Arts: Why You Should Buy It
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The GOP is pumping the brakes on repealing Obamacare
Republicans are running into roadblocks on repealing Obamacare.
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Head of French luxury group LVMH meets Trump, mulls US investments
Bernard Arnault, the head of French luxury conglomerate LVMH, told reporters he was considering expanding his US factories after talks with President-elect Donald Trump at the Trump Tower on Monday.
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What is Yahoo’s New Name? New Chairman, Internet Company To Change After Verizon Deal Completed
Amid a major corporate culture and personnel shakeup, largely in order to keep a multi-billion dollar sale in place, Yahoo announced Monday its future name, its new chairman of the board, Eric Brandt, and a stripped down version of its governing board, Reuters reported.
Get Your Finances in Order With This Month-by-Month Guide
You don’t learn everything about money at once. Most of us take a series of steps in the right direction until we finally feel in control of our finances. If you’re not sure what steps to take, has a monthly guide to help you get started.In their guide, they lay out a different actionable…
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Researchers are giving religious leaders hallucinogenic drugs to understand mystical experiences
They hope these volunteers can use their own spiritual experiences to describe these psychedelic experiences and to help figure out why they’re so beneficial.
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Yeehaw 3D Printer for Kids
Kids can now explore their creativity skills even more with the Yeehaw 3D printer. Designed exclusively for kids, this 3D printer is super easy to operate with its corresponding mobile app. The child-friendly app gives children the confidence and ability to explore the possibilities‭, ‬ignite their imaginations‭,…
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Dr.MUSIC 3 Wireless TENS Massager
Relax your muscles after a long day with the DR. MUSIC 3 Wireless TENS Massager. Tackling sore muscles, aches, and pains, this system is entirely portable so you can take it on the go for instant relief anywhere. In addition to helping your muscles, the DR. MUSIC 3 TENS Massager can sync to your device…
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The Everything Chip: Qualcomm’s Plan To Power Drones, VR, Cars, PCs, And More
The mobile giant aims to get its smartphone chips—as well as new technologies—inside an array of emerging devices. It won’t be easy. The mobile giant aims to get its smartphone chips—as well as new technologies—inside an array of emerging devices. It won’t be easy.Remember “Intel…
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Funko’s ‘Star Wars’ Galactic Plushes Unveiled
Funko recently unveiled SuperCute Disney Princess plushies and GOTG HeroPlushies and now they’ve rounded out the new product line with Star Wars-themed Galactic Plushes. These adorable 7-8″ plushies are available in Classic and TFA varieties and can be pre-ordered now as a set for delivery in February….
Gallery House / Neil Dusheiko Architects
© Agnese Sanvito Architects: Neil Dusheiko Architects Location: London, United Kingdom Area: 174.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Agnese Sanvito , Tim Crocker © Tim Crocker… – Top Stories
NewsWatch: As Trump trades go from terrific to torporific, here are 3 contrarian investments
As the Trump rally looks stuck in a slower mode, traders keep wondering if it happened too fast — and what to do now. One option at this point is to zig as everyone else zags. Today’s call aims to offer a playbook for that.
WeChat Beats Google in Releasing Apps That Don’t Need Downloading or Installing
An anonymous reader shares a Mashable report: Click on a link in China’s top messaging app, WeChat, and you’ll be taken to a rich app-like experience, but without needing to download or install anything. Tencent, WeChat’s maker, on Monday released “mini programs.” The new mini programs work within the…
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How to Rotate a Video on Android
There’s a war going on out there. You won’t see it on the news, you won’t read about it in the paper—but it’s happening. It’s a hard-fought war that many of us never think about: the war against improperly oriented video. Got a video that’s showing up sideways? Here’s how to rotate that video 90 degrees on…
Derrick Henry Pulls An Alicia Keys … That Hair Is On Fiiiya!! (PHOTOS)
2015 Heisman winner Derrick Henry made a cameo at the National Championship game Monday night … but that hair, tho.
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Fannie Mae: What If Steve Mnuchin Isn’t Confirmed By The Senate?
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Calithera Biosciences, Part 2: Arginase Inhibitor And Acquisition Target
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16 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made (AAPL)
These 16 apps have beaten Apple at its own game.
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Pizza Delivery Driver Shot 14 Times By Cops Gets $4.4 Million Settlement
Driving around with hot pizzas might sound like a humble, even monotonous job, but that couldn’t be further from the reality of the streets.
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HP DreamColor Z27x review: A serious top-end monitor, but no good for gamers
Andrew Williams The HP DreamColor Z27x is a top-end monitor, intended primarily for designers and other creative types who need serious colour accuracy. At this point it may seem a stop-gap before OLED…
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9 gadgets I saw at the biggest tech show of the year that you might actually want
There was no shortage of goofy gadgets at this most recent CES, but a handful managed to be practical. Here were our favorites.
The Next Web
How to turn Facebook into a super-smart productivity tool
Every morning, without fail, the first website I visit is Facebook. I instinctively gravitate to the News Feed. I want to see what my friends around the world are up to. I need to see every photo. Every update. This is just what it’s like to use the Internet in 2017. But admittedly, this isn’t the most…
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Plumen 003 Dimmable LED Pendant Set
Set the mood day or night with the Plumen 003 Dimmable LED Pendant Set. Using advanced lighting design, this light emits a stunning glow. The tiered shape allows for attractive light to emit from all levels. The tiers have jewelled facets to bounce light back and forth. From the top comes the equivalent…
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Callaway Epic Driver Golf Club
Get to the green with your first shot with the Callaway Epic Driver Golf Club. Using the innovative jailbreak technology by Callaway, this driver increases your distance on your drives. It achieves this by making the body stiff when striking the ball. This causes the energy to transfer directly to the…
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Pill Wall Mounted Desk
Do more with less space with the Pill Wall Mounted Desk by Emko. Attaching securely to your wall, this modern furniture opens up to a full work space. Working in virtually any space, the Pill Desk looks like a simple circle when not in use. The cabinet actually opens with three cupboards. At the top…
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Leather iPhone Folio Wallet
Protect and serve your smartphone with the Leather iPhone Folio Wallet by Nomad. Providing all-over protection to your device, this leather system also holds everything you need. This stunning case uses all natural vegetable tanned Horween leather. Over time, it will gain gorgeous marks of wear to be…
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Rocket Cellini Premium Plus Espresso Machine
Enjoy the finest coffee blends with the Rocket Cellini Premium Plus V3 Espresso Machine from Cliff&Pebble. Featuring a luxurious design, this machine has PID temperature control. This feature allows you to manually fine tune the temperature to ensure you get the best tasting espresso every time….
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Teforia Smart Tea Infuser
Tea is something to take seriously. With the Teforia Smart Tea Infuser, each cup will be the best ever. This system brings out the flavor of your tea like never before. Pairing art and science, this infuser brings the classic beverage to the modern world. Teforia is able to identify the best brewing…
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Samsung QLED Televisions
The future of TV is here and it starts with the Samsung QLED Televisions. This acronym refers to Quantum Dot LEDs. Using their latest quantum dot technology, Samsung is transforming the TV world. There are two TVs in this range: the Q8 Curved and the Q9 Flat. Both measure 65 inches. With 50% more brightness…
Indian Stocks Climb to Highest in a Month as Metal Shares Rally
All the Vitamins You Need, and Plenty You Don’t, Are On Sale On Amazon Today
Krill oil? D3? Omega 3? One-a-days? If you want vitamins, Amazon’s got vitamins, and dozens of them are deeply discounted in today’s Gold Box. You’ll find vitamins to help you sleep, vitamins to make you poop, and even vitamins to strengthen your hair and nails. Just note that like all Gold Box deals,…
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Google Tango AR takes you inside a mummy’s sarcophagus
Everyone thinks augmented reality (AR) is loaded with potential, but what besides Pokémon Go can you actually do with it? Google is providing a concrete example by bringing its Tango technology to museums. At the Detroit Institute of Arts, vis…
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Carrie Fisher’s death certificate confirms heart attack as cause of death
“Star Wars” actress and writer Carrie Fisher’s death certificate lists cardiac arrest as the reason she died.
Digital Trends
CyberPowerPC’s Best Buy bundle packs a $499 desktop with the Oculus Rift
The CES 2017 technology show in Las Vegas has closed, packed up, and the audience has gone home. Yet that hasn’t stopped CyberPowerPC from revealing just one more new product as an encore performance: A new VR-ready desktop fine-tuned for the Oculus Rift headset. The price for the desktop is a mere $499,…
Digital Trends
A feat of levitation: Powerful 8-propeller drone can lift 500 pounds
There are drones, and then there are drones — the ones that push the technology to the cutting edge by being able to achieve some extraordinary feat like carrying a man skyward. The new Griff 300 falls into this latter category with its monster chassis and 8-propeller design. It, and its upcoming cousin…
Digital Trends
Uber and Honda hit with safety lawsuit after crash leaves woman paralyzed
Uber finds itself in the headlines for the wrong reasons after Texas resident Sarah Milburn filed a lawsuit against the ridesharing service and Honda, reports Dallas News. Milburn was in the backseat of a Honda Odyssey when her Uber driver, Arian Yusufzai, allegedly ran a red light and crashed into…
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… WSJD
EU Proposes Rules That Could Limit Targeted Ads
The European Union has proposed new rules that would curb how companies like Google and Facebook track users to deliver targeted ads, introducing legislation that could reduce a key revenue stream for online advertisement companies and other website publishers.
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Trumphoria Sends Small Business Optimism Soaring Most Since 1980
Since Donald Trump won the US election, small business optimism has exploded higher (from 94.9 in Oct to 105.8 in Dec). At the most optimistic since 2004, the last 2 months have seen the biggest spike in hope since 1980’s Reagan era spike. Notably, as @SentimentTrader notes, extreme small business…
Facetune 2 review: Popular selfie enhancing app updated with intelligent technologies to make your portraits sparkle
Despite their bum rap, selfies are more popular than ever, and portraits of friends and family dominate mobile photography. But getting subjects to look their best is a perpetual struggle. Too often, faces are captured at unflattering angles or in lighting conditions that accentuate their least attractive…
Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD 8K Monitor
You’re probably sick of hearing about monitors announced at CES, but we’ve got one more for you: the Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD 8K Monitor. 4K has barely had the time to settle in and though we’ve recently seen 5K screens this UltraSharp jumps ahead to a ridiculous 8K in a screen small enough (but still…
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Wood Bird Bike Multi Tool
Be ready for any situation with the Bird Bike Multi Tool from Kikkerland. Giving you six tools in one, this device sits atop your bike for easy access when you need it. Made of stainless steel, the Bird Bike Tool features a Phillips screwdriver and five Allen keys. The Allen keys include 2mm, 3mm, 4mm,…
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Survey of multiple species suggests mother’s preference for cradling baby on left tied to bonding
(—A team of researchers with members from Russia, the U.S. and Australia has found evidence that supports the theory that left-side support of babies by their mothers is tied to brain hemispherical functions. In their paper published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution, the researchers… – latest science and technology news stories
A hidden code in our DNA explains how new pieces of genes are made
We’re all here because of mutations. Random changes in genes are what creates variety in a species, and this is what allows it to adapt to new environments and eventually evolve into completely new species. But most random mutations actually disrupt the functions of our genes and so are a common source… – latest science and technology news stories
New research sheds light on why plants change sex
Plants with a particular breeding system change their sex depending on how much light they receive, new scientific research has revealed. – latest science and technology news stories
EU proposes greater privacy protection to boost digital economy
The EU on Tuesday proposed broadening privacy protections in electronic communications, including tracking by advertisers, in a bid to promote a digital single market worth tens of billions of euros. – latest science and technology news stories
Old data reveals space rock poses little threat of hitting Earth any time soon
Careful sleuthing through decade-old images has enabled ESA’s asteroid team to decide that a newly discovered space rock poses little threat of hitting Earth any time soon. Headlines
3 Stocks That Can Double Again in 2017
Image source: SodaStream.There were hundreds of stocks that more than doubled last year, and most of them won’t come close to repeating that feat. The valuations may be too high, or the big gains may have been the work of a sector surging into market fancy. Continue reading
A Monkey Bar Workout that Boosts Your Upper Body Strength and Makes You Feel Like a Kid Again
Remember when monkey bars were easier? Of course, you were probably a kid and way lighter. As an adult, monkey bars are still a fun way to build your upper body strength and endurance to ease you toward your first pull-up, or just feel like a strong-ass kid again.This video shows nine different monkey…
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Mexico says, again, there is ‘no way’ it will pay for Trump’s border wall
Mexico’s new foreign minister, Luis Videgaray, reiterated Mexico’s stance that it would not pay for Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.
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The Success Of Airpods Could Add $10 Billion To Apple’s Market Cap
While the buzz surrounding the product launch was relatively subdued, given the limited availability, Airpods appear to be one of Apple’s most compelling products launched in the Tim Cook era.
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A telescope in Chile will get an upgrade so it can look for planets around Alpha Centauri
The European Southern Observatory — an international research organization that champions ground-based astronomy — plans to turn one of its giant telescopes into an even more superior planet hunter. Specifically, the organization’s Very Large Telescope, or VLT, in northern Chile is getting a hardware…
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Don’t spell part backwards
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Couldn’t find this on here, so figured I would post it: Viggo Mortensen and the rest of the cast from Captain Fantastic at Cannes 2016
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Something Weird’s Happening With the Cast of Pacific Rim 2
Ryan Reynolds explains how long we’re going to have to wait for Deadpool 2. Tom Hiddleston shoots down a Sherlock rumor while being very circumspect about Thor: Ragnarok. Meanwhile, his Thor co-star Chris Hemsworth says that J.J. Abrams has a Star Trek 4 idea. Hugh Dancy once again teases a Hannibal…
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Why Marsha Blackburn’s Rise Is Bad News for Net Neutrality and Science
Big Telecom’s best friend in Congress just got a very big promotion. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, the arch-conservative Tennessee Republican who has received mountains of campaign cash from the telecom industry, has been chosen by the GOP to lead a key Congressional subcommittee with broad jurisdiction over…
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Hack This: Make a Photo Filter with Machine Learning
For a while, people really loved complaining about Instagram filters. They make photos look different, but always in the same way. They encourage lazy photography. A cheap stylistic substitute for thoughtful composition. Etc. It was another whole big hand-wringing session about authenticity. Do people…
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This beautiful credit card-sized phone just might cure your smartphone addiction
The slim, minimalist Light Phone is designed to get people off their phones and experiencing life.
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The FBI just released 100 pages of documents describing how it hacked the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, but censored several critical details
The FBI released censored documents about the hack into the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, but it didn’t identify whom performed the work or how much it cost.
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Buy Synergy Pharmaceuticals Before PDUFA
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Let’s Learn Some Physics Playing With Compound Pulleys
Humans use compound pulleys all the time. They are based on the work-energy principle. Here is a physics based explanation of this type of simple machine. The post Let’s Learn Some Physics Playing With Compound Pulleys appeared first on WIRED. RSS
Russian plane crash that killed 92 Russian solders over Christmas was caused by Russian pilot who couldn’t tell his ailerons from his undercarriage [Followup]
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Beat the System: CES 2017 revealed to me the dirty secret of tech investing
Value stocks actually beat Next Big Thing stocks in the long run, writes Brett Arends.
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Senate Confirmation Hearings: Day One
President-elect Donald Trump’s choices to serve in his Cabinet need Senate confirmation.Hearings will kick off on Tuesday. The week’s proceedings will include some of the most important Cabinet posts: Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, Trump’s pick for attorney general, and Rex Tillerson, Trump’s nominee…
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UK ISPs will soon send written warnings to suspected pirates
UK ISPs will begin sending out emails to subscribers later this month, warning them of movie, TV and music piracy identified on their connection and pointing them to legal content sources. All four major providers — Sky, BT, Virgin Media and TalkTal…
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Watch Kansas’ New Video for ‘Rhythm in the Spirit’: Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock presents the exclusive premiere of Kansas’ latest single and video. Continue reading…
The Friendship Bench Can Help Chase The Blues Away
A psychiatrist in Zimbabwe had a brainstorm. What if there were a place where people who are depressed could seek counseling without having to go to a clinic.(Image credit: Courtesy of King’s College London)
Amazon Alexa Poised to Bring Natural Language Processing to Businesses
Amazon’s Alexa, a voice-activated natural language processing system, has made great inroads into the home digital assistant market, proving once and for all that using natural language to command technology is no longer science fiction. Currently, Alexa is primarily available integrated into Amazon’s… Full Feed
Now, More Than Ever, We Need Fake ID: New at Reason
To evade legal restrictions on our actions and government monitoring of our movements, bogus documents are an irreplaceable boon. J.D. Tuccille writes: “Record number of fake ID seizures,” New York’s government boasted at the end of last year, presenting the Empire State’s residents with a (not… Full Feed
In Missouri, Kids Could Now Go to Jail for Getting into Fights at Recess
Aiden hits Noah because Noah wouldn’t let him on the slide. Now what? Well, if this took place in Missouri, at recess, Aiden could be heading to jail. At a time when we have finally come to realize that zero tolerance policies and the school-to-prison pipeline are permanently damaging kids by saddling…
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Obi-Wan Remembers The Truth
Link“What I told you was true.. from a certain point of view.” By deftly combining footage from A New Hope and the Revenge of the Sith, Shahan Reviews added a poignant flashback sequence to one of Alec Guinness’s classic scenes. More Awesome Stuff: DJ Dooku Drops: Jedi PartyKenobi: A Star Wars StoryYoung… RSS
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Changing Rainfall Patterns Linked to Water Security in India
Changes in precipitation, which are linked to the warming of the Indian Ocean, are the main reason for recent changes in groundwater storage in India.
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Couch Potatoes Face Same Chance of Dementia as Those with Genetic Risk Factors: Research
Sedentary older adults with no genetic risk factors for dementia may be just as likely to develop the disease as those who are genetically predisposed, according to a major study which followed more than 1,600 Canadians over five years.
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New Limits in the Search for Sterile Neutrinos
Sterile neutrinos could be part of the mysterious “dark world,” including the dark matter that makes up about a quarter of the universe. True evidence that sterile neutrinos exist would change our understanding of the universe. This study narrows the search for these particles.
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Polar Bear Conservation Plan Calls Climate Change “the Primary Threat” to Their Survival
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Biotech Forum Daily Digest: Biotech Continues To Rally. Revisiting Merrimack Pharmaceuticals After Monday’s Events
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Park-Ohio Holdings May Yet Have Leverage To Future Industrial Improvement
The latest Windows 10 Creators Update preview gets a blue light mode and browser upgrades
 Announced in October, Windows 10 Creators Update is still a ways off — slated to be released this spring – but Microsoft’s already testing new features galore by way of its Windows Insider preview. The latest edition includes a number of usual updates for the forthcoming OS that are shaping up to make… Headlines
Top Stocks to Buy to Invest in America
Image source: Getty Images.President-elect Donald Trump has promised to rebuild America’s aging infrastructure with a massive spending plan estimated at more than $500 billion. Trump has also said that he will loosen regulation on businesses and lower taxes, all as a means to fuel American economic growth.Continue…
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Elon Musk Has Delivery Issues
Just before President-elect Donald Trump met with leaders from Apple, I.B.M., Amazon, Facebook, and other tech companies in mid-December, the transition team made a somewhat puzzling announcement: Elon Musk, the head of Tesla, SpaceX and SolarCity, who would be attending the session in Trump Tower, had…
Turn Any and All Leftover Christmas Cookies Into Cookie Butter
If you happen to have any Christmas cookies still hanging out, chances are they’re past their eating prime. Stale cookies aren’t the bad news you think they are though, as they can now become that divine substance known as “cookie butter.”Read more…
You Can’t Block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook
You might think that since Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook, he would be good at using the site. Well, he’s not. His posts are awful, and there is literally no way to escape them. Read more…
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GM and Girls Who Code partner for after-school STEM program
As technology jobs continue to rise in importance, a troubling statistic shows that the number of women in the computing workforce dropped from 37 percent in 1995 to only 24 percent today. That’s a staggering drop, and one that the education program…
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Electrolux debuts new Frigidaire dishwashers and a great glass fridge
Have you ever noticed your plastic dishes are still wet when your dishwasher’s cycle ends, and you’re ready to put them away? Many modern appliances did away with heating elements in favor of condenser drying. It’s more efficient, but it doesn’t always get the job done, especially when it comes to plastic….
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5 innovative ways to use a plastic bag in photography
A handful of states have already banned plastic grocery bags, but if you live in one of the many that still has them, and if you are a photographer, you may want to hold on to a few. YouTuber Chungdha has shared a a visual list of five different ways you can use a plastic bag as a tool in your photography…
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89 of the Best Watches Made Today, at Every Price
Our favorite watches, from affordable quartz to haute horlogerie. …Read More » – latest science and technology news stories
Rapid Arctic warming has in the past shifted Southern Ocean winds
The global climate is a complex machine in which some pieces are separate, yet others are connected. Scientists try to discover the connections to predict what will happen to our climate, especially in a future with more heat-trapping gases. – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers announce master plan for better science
An international team of experts has produced a “manifesto” setting forth steps to improve the quality of scientific research. – latest science and technology news stories
New species of ground beetle described from a 147-year-old specimen
While new species are most commonly described based on recent field collections, undertaken at poorly explored places, some are identified in museum collections, where they have spent decades before being recognised as new to science. Such is the case of an unusually large and likely extinct ground beetle… – latest science and technology news stories
Changing rainfall patterns linked to water security in India
Changing rainfall is the key factor driving changes in groundwater storage in India, according to a new study led by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar published in the journal Nature Geoscience. The study shows that changing monsoon patterns—which are tied to higher temperatures in…
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Don’t let ‘jerks’ ruin your day — here’s how to overcome their bad energy at work
One jerk can affect the performance of everyone in their company.
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Ford’s City of Tomorrow seeks to rescue our roadways
It’s easy to find companies that usher in a new mantra or strategy every year or so, but harping on something for a few years straight has become the exception rather than the rule. Under CEO Mark Fields, Ford has transitioned from just a car company into something far more complex – a “transportation…
Brilliant Scientists Are Compiling a Database of Farting Animals
Scientists are embarking on the noblest of data-gathering missions, delivering us laypeople the animal information we all sorely wanted but were too timid to ask about.Read more…
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5 Mocktails for When You Need Something a Little Different
Take a booze break with these easy Mocktails. The post 5 Mocktails for When You Need Something a Little Different appeared first on The Manual. – Top Stories
Matthew Lynn’s London Eye: 3 reasons the dollar has already reached its peak
The U.S. dollar has rarely been higher, but that won’t last long, writes Matthew Lynn.
Morgan Stanley Signs With Asset-Gobbling Startup Backed by Thiel
Etihad Airways Said to Seek $2.6 Billion for Boeing, Airbus Jets
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Amplification of relativistic electron pulses by direct laser field acceleration
Controlled direct acceleration of electrons in very strong laser fields can offer a path towards ultra-compact accelerators. Such a direct acceleration requires rectification and decoupling …
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Scrapping excessive neural connection helps build new connections
Neural activity that retracts excessive early innervation in a certain pathway helps make late neural connections in a different pathway, research has found. This may provide a self-organizing mechanism of neural connections, and additionally, early excessive innervation may serve as a guide for making…
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These are the most dangerous U.S. cities for pedestrians
Most of them are in Florida In 2014, 13 pedestrians were struck and killed by a car every day in the U.S., 105 more people than the year before. Walkers in this country are now seven times more likely to be killed walking than in a natural disaster. This is nothing less than a public health epidemic—and…
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Economic Scene: Prisons Run by C. E. O.s? Privatization Under Trump Could Carry a Heavy Price
Privatization is being portrayed as a surefire way to deliver better services for less public money, but a body of economics suggests this belief is false.
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Why did DJI acquire Hasselblad? Think Volvo
One of the stranger stories to come out of CES this year was the news that Chinese drone maker DJI had acquired a majority stake in Hasselblad, the iconic Swedish camera company. Neither side has officially announced the move yet, but sources familiar with the situation confirmed that the reports filtering…
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5 Questions Rex Tillerson Will Face During Senate Confirmation Grilling
During Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson’s Senate confirmation hearing Senators will question Tillerson on his personal and professional beliefs as well these 5 hot button foreign policy issues. Full Feed
Goodbye, Obama (New at Reason)
President Obama once promised to “turn the page on the imperial presidency” and lead the most transparent administration of all time, yet he leaves the White House with the executive branch more empowered to wage war and act in secret than ever before. In a new feature for the February 2017 issue…
David Spade Says Range Rover Saved Me in Crash (VIDEO)
David Spade could be the best pitchman ever for Range Rover, because it could have saved his life … and he knows it. David was out in Bev Hills Monday and he gave us the play-by-play on a wreck that destroyed his ride. Spade’s clearly still… – Top Stories
Outside the Box: Why President Trump can restore America’s global leadership
Elites, it’s time to stop the squawking, says a former NATO secretary-general.
Poll: Would you like to see the iPhone 8 with a flat-sided or curved-edge design?
It’s looking increasingly likely that this year’s iPhone may adopt a predominantly glass design, with glass replacing aluminum for the rear casing. A report today suggests that Apple may also be switching back to a stainless steel frame, a design last seen in the iPhone 4 and 4S. What’s less clear…
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ISIS In Israel: Islamic State Blamed For Jerusalem Attack, But Officials Won’t Confirm Terror Link
Following an attack in Jerusalem where a truck plowed into a group of Israeli soldiers and left 4 dead, security officials have not yet confirmed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that the attacker was an Islamic State group supporter.
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A Chipotle-style pizza chain wants to take over the world — and it’s a huge threat Domino’s and Pizza Hut
Blaze Pizza is the fastest-growing restaurant chain in the US. Now, the pizza chain is getting ready to put the fast-food industry out of businesses.
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Italy to decide on Google’s proposal over tax dispute – reports
Italian tax authorities are considering a proposal from Google to pay up to €280 million ($296 million) to settle a year-long tax dispute; Reuters reported citing its sources. Read Full Article at
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Inside Cadillac’s Escala Concept Car: How the vehicle’s interior design is influencing the future of the brand
When it debuted at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Élegance, Cadillac’s Escala concept marked their third and final statement in a five-year trilogy of concept cars celebrating expressions of the journey (the Ciel), the drive (the El Miraj) and the…… Continue…
Delphi’s multi-layer display gives your car dashboard some depth
 An in-car display is a terrible thing to waste, but Delphi’s new multi-layer dash screen technology could help automakers do something more interesting with all that in-car real estate. The infotainment and instrument panel-focused tech looks outstanding in person, as I discovered at CES, and Delphi…
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Cocaine users make riskier decisions after losing a gamble
People addicted to cocaine make riskier decisions than healthy people after losing a potential reward, according to a study. In the study, researchers show that this heightened sensitivity to loss displayed by the cocaine users correlated with an exaggerated decrease in a part of the brain that processes…
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People with forms of early-onset Parkinson’s disease may benefit from boosting niacin in diet, research suggests
A new study is strengthening the therapeutic potential for dietary interventions in Parkinson’s disease, suggesting that these patients may benefit from a boost in niacin, which is found in some nuts and meat.
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Identification of autophagy-dependent secretion machinery
A group of researchers identified a molecular machinery by which autophagy mediates secretion. These results underscore an important role of autophagy other than degradation, and will bring us to future translational research of medicine.
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Neurons modulate the growth of blood vessels
A team of researchers shake at the foundations of a dogma of cell biology. By detailed series of experiments, they proved that blood vessel growth is modulated by neurons and not, as assumed so far, through a control mechanism of the vessel cells among each other. The results are groundbreaking for research…
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There’s no proof music lessons make kids smarter
Parents assume music lessons will change children’s lives, and their brains. But there’s little science to show that’s actually true.
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CITIGROUP: Half of all global companies could be disrupted in the next decade
A whole host of emerging technologies, ranging from autonomous vehicles to the internet of things to 3D printing, are threatening businesses, Citigroup finds.
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Endless Mission One Computer
Endless was founded on the belief that they could help bring computers to everyone in emerging markets with a combination of affordable technology and a custom OS that’s free, simple and useful. But the Endless Mission One Computer is powerful enough to find plenty of uses in your home. Whether you’re…
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These experimental jails have rotating cells and only one exit
Rotary jails are powered by a single hand crank and only need one guard for each floor.
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I’ve hosted over 900 people at my ‘Influencers Dinner’ — here’s how to throw the best party your guests have ever been to
What is it that makes some dinner parties extraordinary while others are easily forgotten?
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Editing An Animated Film Is Wildly Different From Live Action
Think back — how often do you see a fully-drawn or rendered deleted scene from an animated film? Since editors work on the picture from day one, it’s quite rare.
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Inside LAX’s New Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Unit
If the airport’s experimental team succeeds, every critical infrastructure site in the world might soon have its own in-house intel operation.
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FIFA says it will expand the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026
Richard Heathcote/GettyZURICH (AP) — FIFA says it will expand the World Cup to 48 teams, adding 16 extra nations to the 2026 tournament. President Gianni Infantino’s favored plan — for 16 three-team groups with the top two advancing to a round of 32 — was unanimously approved by the FIFA Council. It…
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Shield: Minimalist Lighting from Kutarq Studio
Shield is a whimsical, ethereal family of lamps inspired by different forms of African Masai shields. Designed by Kutarq Studio and produced by Millelumen, this opalescent lamp has a light, minimalist form that almost seems as if it’s floating in space. The unique shape of Shield—its curvy… Headlines
3 Big Reasons (and 8 Smaller Ones) to Buy Ionis Pharmaceuticals Stock
If you were looking for a reason to buy Ionis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: IONS) stock, the biotech’s CEO gave several in his presentation at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday. Here are three big reasons to buy Ionis shares in 2017 — and eight smaller ones.Image source: Getty ImagesContinue…
Nigeria Traders to Start Own Exchange Rate in Black Market Fight
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ESO will upgrade its Very Large Telescope to hunt for exoplanets
The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope is getting an upgrade. ESO signed an agreement with Breakthrough Initiatives, a program created to search for extraterrestrial intelligence, to modify its infrared instrument called VISIR (VLT Imager and Spectrometer for mid-Infrared). Once it’s…
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What Is the Future of Public Education?
It’s shaping up to be a contentious year on the education beat, fueled in part by Donald Trump’s upset victory in the presidential election. For starters, in the weeks and months since his election, his campaign call for expanding school choice has sparked widespread discussion and debate. And while…
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Spinning toy reinvented as low-tech centrifuge
Hand-powered device can process blood samples and separate out parasites such as those that cause malaria.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21273
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Insects feel the heat: Scientists reveal rise in temperature affects ability to reproduce
Even a mild rise in temperature damages insect’s ability to reproduce, new research indicates. Insect populations in high latitude countries are the worst affected. Identifying genes linked to increased and decreased reproduction may help understand how insects cope with climate change and controlling…
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2D materials enhance a 3D world
In the past decade 2D materials have captured the fascination of a steadily increasing number of scientists. These materials, whose defining feature is having a thickness of only one to very few atoms, can be made of a variety of different elements or combinations thereof. Scientists’ enchantment with…
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Non-invasive screening method reveals important properties of pharmaceutical tablets
Information on significant properties of pharmaceutical tablets, such as their mechanical strength and dissolution, can now be obtained without resorting to the conventional, time-consuming and destructive testing methods, according to a new study. A new structural descriptive parameter based on terahertz…
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4 ways Artificial Intelligence changes the game for SEO
Will 2017 be the year that computers outsmart human brains? Maybe. It’s one of the many high-tech trends that everyone is keeping an eye on. But how does that change the game for Google search and those working so hard to optimize their websites for search? Here are the ways Artificial Intelligence can…
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‘These are extraordinary times’: Cory Booker breaks Senate tradition, will testify against Trump’s attorney general nominee
Booker announced late Monday that he will break longstanding Senate norms and testify against fellow Sen. Jeff Sessions, Trump’s US attorney general nominee.
Today’s Best Deals: Star Trek Box Set, Cold Brew Coffee, Vitamins Galore, and More
The Star Trek original series Blu-ray, your favorite cold brew coffee maker, and tons of discounted vitamins lead off Tuesday’s best deals.Read more…
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This AI-powered app will help you get stuff done — and on time, too
If we’re honest, most of the apps on our phone are probably more of a distraction than anything else. Twitter, Messenger, Instagram, Pokémon Go — they’re not exactly paragons of productivity. But there’s one app that wants to take up space on your home screen and free up space in your schedule by actually…
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Relationships are just two people constantly asking each other what they want to eat, until one of them dies
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LPT: If a child asks you a question, instead of answering it straight away, ask them what they think the answer is.
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Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach Disconnects From Social Media
Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach details the reasons he’s about to disconnect from social media. Continue reading…
Babymetal Win Five Honors in the 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards
Japanese pop-metal sensation Babymetal are one of the 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards’ biggest winners. Continue reading…
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An ordered route to improved solar cell performance
Reliable processing of an efficient solar cell material depends on how the solvent is removed.
These Discounted USB Battery Packs Can Recharge Over Lightning
Aukey is fairly unique in offering USB battery packs that can recharge over a Lightning cable, and two different 20,000mAh options are on sale today. The more expensive of the two includes Quick Charge 2.0, which somewhat ironically isn’t available on iPhones.Read more…
Elon Musk is a big fan of the original ‘Deus Ex’ game
I found this clip of Elon Musk geeking out about Deus Ex because Deus Ex designer Harvey Smith re-tweeted Deus Ex director Warren Spector’s video share. Think they’re psyched about their high-profile fan? Musk can hardly contain his enthusiasm for the classic action-RPG from Eidos Interactive… – latest science and technology news stories
UAE to invest $163 bn to diversify energy
The United Arab Emirates announced Tuesday plans to invest 600 billion dirhams ($163 billion) in projects to generate almost half the country’s power needs from renewables. – latest science and technology news stories
Drones could soon get crucial medical supplies to patients in need
Aerial drones could one day ferry life-or-death medical supplies between hospitals now that Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have figured out how to keep blood, medications and vaccines consistently cool during the flights. – latest science and technology news stories
Taking graphics cards beyond gaming
The graphics cards found in powerful gaming computers are now capable of solving computationally intensive mathematical problems common in science and engineering applications, thanks to a new solver developed by researchers from the KAUST Extreme Computing Research Center. – latest science and technology news stories
Rusty patched bumblebee declared endangered
The rusty patched bumblebee has become the first bee species in the continental U.S. to be declared endangered after suffering a dramatic population decline over the past 20 years, federal officials said Tuesday. – latest science and technology news stories
California whale watchers see rare orcas, including calf
Whale watchers in Southern California were treated to a rare sighting of Eastern Tropical Pacific killer whales.
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Thousands attend Rafsanjani funeral
Tens of thousands of Iranians attended the funeral of the former president, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, on Tuesday. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei led prayers at the ceremony.
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More individual therapy for blood cancer patients
Because it is impossible to predict which acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) patients will benefit, all patients are routinely treated with chemotherapy although only some will respond to the treatment. Researchers have now discovered a novel biomarker that enables the detection of therapy responders and…
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Biological changes could underlie higher psychosis risk in immigrants
A new study could explain how migrating to another country increases a person’s risk of developing schizophrenia, by altering brain chemistry. Immigrants had higher levels of the brain chemical dopamine than non-immigrants in the study; abnormal dopamine levels are linked to symptoms of schizophrenia,…
Mining Lithium for Your Batteries
If the future is full of electric cars, drones, tablets, and smartphones, we’re going to need a lot of batteries. The best, most economical battery technology we have currently is…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
Omega Speedmaster Speedy Tuesday Watch
Named for the Instagrammers that hashtag photos of their watches every week, the Omega Speedmaster Speedy Tuesday Watch blends together several vintage touches in a new limited edition. The overall…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
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Deluxe Cheese Making Kit
Treat yourself to some of the freshest cheese you’ve ever tasted by using using this deluxe cheese making kit. This easy to use kit requires no lengthy aging process and comes with everything needed to make over 30 batches of your favorite cheeses. Check it out $50.00
Heated Hoodie
Ensure you’re nice and toasty when the temperature plummets by slipping into this heated hoodie. These winter threads come with a built-in 4400 mAh battery designed to heat the front and back zones of your torso, so you remain as warm as possible at all times. Check it out $129.99
Flat Pocket Sized Duct Tape
The world’s handiest tape just became the most portable with the introduction of this flat pocket sized duct tape. Rather than a bulky round frame, this trusty tape comes in a slender wad that’s slim enough to comfortably fit inside your pocket. Check it out $5.99
Bedtime Story Phone Projector
Make your children’s favorite stories come alive by using this bedtime story projector attached to your smartphone. This small and colorful attachment goes over your smartphone’s camera and utilizes the flash to project colored images on the bedroom wall. Check it out $35.00 Headlines
4 Things You Didn’t Know About the Minimum Wage
The minimum wage has been a highly debated topic in recent years, with workers in industries including fast food and retail pushing for the standard to be raised to $15 an hour.Currently, the federal minimum wage is less than half that amount, at $7.25 an hour, where it has been since 2009. Of course,… Headlines
2016’s Leading Loser REITs That are Now Worth a Look
2016 was a strong year for the stock market overall. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 13.4%, the S&P 500 gained 9.5%, and the NASDAQ added a respectable 7.5%. All three of these indexes reached record highs during the year. However, the real estate sector was a laggard, and some companies…
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Nuclear News: Pakistan Fires New Submarine Missile, But India Media Calls Hoax
Pakistan fired its first nuclear-capable, submarine-launched missile Monday during a period of heightened tensions with neighboring India, where media outlets have questioned the veracity of the test. The Pakistani navy announced it had successfully tested the Babur-3, which has a range of 280 miles…
Top 5 Free Computer Maintenance Tools You Should Know About
If you treat your computer right, it will stay fast and responsive for many years. But if you neglect proper maintenance, it will turn into a molasses machine that ends up being a source of frustration. In the worst of cases, your computer will lose much of its lifespan — and this is especially true…
The Cheapest Ways to Control Your Lights With a Phone
For decades, most homeowners relied on low-cost incandescent light bulbs to illuminate their homes. In recent years, LED lighting has grown in popularity. More energy efficient and longer lasting than previous light bulbs, LED solutions are nonetheless much more expensive, as least initially. When those…
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How a group of Redditors is creating a fake stock market to figure out the value of memes
Like jokes, dreams, and teen culture, it’s uncool to explain a meme. Explanations take effort, and effort is antithetical to an art form that begs to be perceived as effortless. r/MemeEconomy is a quirky solution, a subreddit in which people discuss memes as if they’re real-world commodities. If a…
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This AI can supposedly beat experts at No Limit Texas Hold’em poker
Later this week a $200,000 tournament will pit an AI system built by Carnegie Mellon University against four of the world’s top pros in the game of No-Limit Texas Hold’em poker. The team from CMU was hoping to be the first to lay claim to an AI that could defeat the best humans in the world at the game….
Megyn Kelly & Lara Spencer’s Airport Run-In, Cold Front in NYC (VIDEO)
Lara Spencer and Megyn Kelly may have hugged, kissed or schmoozed before the camera rolled, but it certainly wasn’t apparent from what we see at baggage claim at JFK. The ‘GMA’ host and the soon-to-be NBC talk show host were feet from…
Watch this skier straight up trigger an avalanche
One step in the wrong place set off an 18-inch gap in the snow on Mount St. Helens, Washington. Read more…More about Skiing, Trigger, Avalanche, Snow, and Washington
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Audi just unveiled a stunning hybrid SUV concept that hints at what will come in 2018
Audi unveiled a new battery-powered SUV concept at the Detroit Auto Show that will serve as the basis for a production model arriving in 2018.
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What if they gave a war and nobody came? | Lennart & Thijs Vulto & Bruinsma | TEDxFryslân
Their High school exam paper won the Nel Stehouwer Award for the best school assignment in Fryslân. But, more importantly, have the two gentlemen been able to answer the question? There is only one way to find out… Be there and listen to them. “We are Thijs Bruinsma (1998), first year student International…
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How we challenged NASA | Carl Nord & Simon Fors | TEDxGöteborg
In this fascinating talk, two 19-year-old students share the story of how they started a project in a small garage south of Gothenburg, Sweden, and made it all the way to a major international science competition in the United States. With a great passion for physics and problem solving, Carl Nord and…
Hoover’s $84 FloorMate is a Vacuum and a Mop, and Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts
Who among us has the time to both vacuum and mop our hard floors on a regular basis? Enter the Hoover FloorMate Deluxe, which uses cleaning solution, powered scrub brushes, and suction to do everything at once.Read more…
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Do you have difficulty managing space in your fridge? Always running out of fridge space for your beer collection? BottleLoft can definitely come in handy. The ingenious contraption saves you a lot of space by simply attaching your bottles to the interior ceiling of your fridge! Each strip utiizes 3M…
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Located in the English countryside, the Quest House is a spectacular minimalist residence designed by Strom Architects. Built in a picturesque wooded site near the coastal town of Swanage in Dorset, the single-storey residence cantilevers over the retaining wall to protect a sunken parking spot for the…
Rex Tillerson’s relationship with Putin was key to his success as Exxon CEO
As nominee for U.S. Secretary of State, former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson is set to face questions about his unusually close relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin at confirmation hearings before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday. But given that his nomination is based…
Geek deals: Save big on the 2017 master game development bundle
If you’re passionate about gaming, the thought of getting into game development has probably crossed your mind before. Sure, actually creating video games is incredibly time consuming and challenging, but it’s never been […] The post Geek deals: Save big on the 2017 master game development bundle appeared…
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Russia Bans Meryl Streep Movies
MOSCOW (The Borowitz Report)—In a sweeping act of official censorship, the Russian government has banned all Meryl Streep movies from the country, effective immediately.See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:The Sessions Hearing’s Inconclusive First DayJared Kushner’s Trumpian Divestment StrategyThe…
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LinkThe 1950’s sci-fi B-movie squeals of the theremin are probably the last thing that we’d associate with heavy metal music. But that didn’t stop musician Rob Scallon from giving it the old college try. More Awesome Stuff: Metal without DistortionCrazy Train: Bluegrass EditionHigh On Fire: The Black…
‘Tooth Repair Drug’ May Replace Fillings
Teeth can be encouraged to repair themselves in a way that could see an end to fillings, according to scientists. From a report on BBC: The team at King’s College London showed that a chemical could encourage cells in the dental pulp to heal small holes in mice teeth. A biodegradable sponge was soaked…
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On Jan. 8, 2016, David Bowie released Blackstar. On Jan. 10, 2016, David Bowie died. Continue reading…
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What Happened When Uber Tried To Help NYC With Its Biggest Safety Initiative
Officials say they need more Uber data to monitor fatigued drivers and further Vision Zero. Where were they when Uber offered years ago? Officials say they need more Uber data to monitor fatigued drivers and further Vision Zero. Where were they when Uber offered years ago?In early…
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15 small ways to build wealth
Do you want to get rich? Here are 15 ways to start building wealth.
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Philanthropist who has given away entire $8 billion fortune flew coach and carried plastic bags
Billionaire Charles F. Feeney has given away about $8 billion during his life. Day-to-day, he lives frugally.
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When it comes to elegant wristwatches, less is definitely more. The Guardian watch by Shinola is a versatile piece that looks incredible with slacks or a suit thanks to an understated solid dial in a range of soft soft hues, paired with luxurious leather straps and a stainless steel case, and powered…
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After writing about money for half a decade, here’s the spreadsheet I built to keep track of my spending
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Man-Up-Gear is a veteran-owned, veteran-operated company dedicated to bringing you some of the manliest gear you’ll find for your everyday, like this tactical folding BBQ fork and bottle opener. Made from 100% stainless steel with black painted handles, the tactical folding BBQ fork easily transforms…
Folic Acid Supplements Still Needed To Prevent Birth Defects
Taking folic acid while pregnant reduces the risk of birth defects. But there may not be enough of the vitamin in enriched grain products, a federal advisory panel says.(Image credit: Mary Altaffer/AP)
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As a Response to Trump, This Group Is Drafting Scientists to Run for Office
As progressives lament the impending inauguration of an administration that rejects the idea of human-caused climate change, a newly launched group says we should stop holding our breath waiting for politicians to embrace science. Instead, scientists should become politicians themselves. The group—named…
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This Giant Vertical Farming Robot Is Coming For Your Crops
In 2011, the number of people on Earth passed 7 billion and by 2050 that number is expected to jump up to almost 10 billion. Aside from trying to feed all these people, we’ll still need to feed livestock as well (at least given current dietary needs and preferences). One efficient way to do this…
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State’s last-minute purchase of Iceland glacial lagoon
Iceland’s government matches a bid by private investors for part of Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon.
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Scientists Discover That Alzheimer’s Drug May Help Rebuild Rotting Teeth
Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already in Alzheimer’s patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.
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The Hidden Inequality Of America’s Street Design
New data shows that pedestrians in the US are more likely to die if they’re poor, a person of color, uninsured or old.
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This relatively unknown town in Florida has become a playground for the richest of the rich
Wellington, Florida: Home of the “sport of kings” and the billionaires who love it.
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Can cities create innovation hubs that work for the entire economy?
As startup districts proliferate, city planners aim to build tech hubs with a community focus Welcome back to Property Lines, a column by Curbed senior reporter Patrick Sisson that spotlights real estate trends and hot housing markets across the country. Comments, tips, and suggestions on where Property…
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‘It’s déjà vu’: Why many equate ‘embarrassing’ ODNI report to Iraq ‘WMD fiasco’
A report from US intelligence agencies claiming Russia hacked a DNC member’s email account has been compared to allegations that Saddam Hussein had Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), which eventually lead to the Iraq invasion in 2003. Read Full Article at
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‘Carter got wrong country when he said Russia had done zero in Syria’ – Russian Defense Ministry
Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu slammed Pentagon chief Ashton Carter for confusing the facts, after the US official said Russia’s contribution to fighting terrorism in Syria was “virtually zero.” Shoigu advised Carter to be more careful with his assessments. Read Full Article at
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Children killed in Saudi-led airstrike on school in Yemen – reports
At least 8 children lost their lives and 15 others were critically injured in an airstrike from Saudi-led forces that hit an elementary school to the northeast of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, a state Yemeni news agency has said. Read Full Article at
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Monument to Polish WWII massacre victims desecrated with fascist symbols in Ukraine (VIDEO)
Warsaw has sent a note of protest to Kiev after a monument to Poles killed in a massacre by a Ukrainian Nazi division during World War II was vandalized in western Ukraine. Read Full Article at
Robot spending will hit $188 billion by 2020, report predicts – CNET
Robotics and related services are expected to reach new heights, driven by an expanding market.
VR-ready gaming PC for $499 means this tech is getting affordable – CNET
AMD and CyberpowerPC promise a $499 desktop, as part of an Oculus Rift bundle.
Remedy is a Khosla-backed teledoc with A.I. capabilities for the uninsured
 There are quite a few telemedicine startups to choose from these days including Doctor on Demand, HealthTap and even some of the older, more established companies like MDLive or American Well but Remedy is a new one we’ve just been turned onto promising high-quality doctors at a lower cost per visit…
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Trump’s Transition Is Barely Under Way at State, Kerry Says
Secretary of State John Kerry questioned talk of a smooth transition between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump, at least when it comes to the State Department.
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Criminology study links NFL players’ misbehavior on, off field
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Coldplay Deny Reports of Israel-Palestine Peace Shows
Coldplay have denied recent reports that the band will play two “peace concerts” for Israelis and Palestinians in November.The Times of Israel, citing a report on Israel’s Channel 2, claimed that the group would perform on November 2nd and 3rd at an “outdoor location north of the Dead Sea” and that 50,000… Headlines
How Intel Corporation Can Bring More Manufacturing Jobs to the United States
In a recent interview with CNBC, Brian Krzanich, CEO of microprocessor giant Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), highlighted the fact that between 60% and 75% of the company’s chips are manufactured in the United States and that the company exports 75% of its products.Image source: Intel. Continue reading Headlines
3 Strong Stocks to Invest in the Driverless-Car Race
Driverless-car stocks are revving up for a record-breaking year. If you’re on the hunt for a pure play on the trend, though, you’re out of luck. There are essentially no publicly traded companies dealing exclusively in driverless cars. But at The Motley Fool, we’re always on the lookout for creative…
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Twitch reveals dates and new venue for TwitchCon 2017
Following the reveal of its new IRL section, streaming giant Twitch is hoping to attract more international visitors to this year’s TwitchCon by moving to a new, better-connected venue.TwitchCon 2017 will be held at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center in California from October 20th…
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Wall Street’s smart money is dumping the biggest trade in stocks since Trump’s election
Hedge funds and other large money managers are pulling out of the financials sector as Trump prepares to take office.
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Now is the the worst time to buy a new laptop
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10 Steps to Starting a Side Business While Working a Full-Time Job
We are living at a time of unlimited potential. Never before have we experienced such a rapid growth in the number of young entrepreneurs who’ve begun working for themselves. From app developers, to freelance writers, business consultants, creative producers, and startup founders, there’s no shortage…
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The Week in iOS Accessories: New products unveiled at CES
New accessories for your iOS devices Image by IDGThis week’s roundup includes a few new items that made their debut at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Read on (and you can check out more of Macworld’s CES coverage here)!To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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The Senate is delaying confirmation hearings for two of Trump’s cabinet picks
Mike Pompeo and Betsy DeVos are having their hearings delayed.
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Samsung accidentally reveals that its new AI assistant will indeed be named Bixby
So long, secrecy. Samsung appears to have accidentally let the cat out of the bag in terms of its highly anticipated artificial intelligence assistant. While we’ve long suspected that one of the Galaxy S8’s most talked-about features would be named Bixby, it wasn’t until January 9 that we had solid confirmation…
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Bumble’s latest feature lets you post disappearing videos for potential mates
If all your social media apps allow you to do the same things, are they really different apps? In the latest news following this trend, yet another application has taken a page out of Snapchat’s book. Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Instagram, and just about every other platform you can think…
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Clare Hollingworth, Reporter Who Broke News of World War II, Dies at 105
In 1939, Ms. Hollingworth was less than a week into her first job as a correspondent when she spotted troops and tanks concealed in a valley.
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Hillary Clinton reportedly considered Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg for 2 cabinet positions (FB)
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg was on Hillary Clinton’s shortlist for two cabinent positions, including treasury secretary and commerce secretary, Axios reports.
Control a Power Outlet With Siri For $28
We see deals on WeMo switches and TP-Link Smart Plugs on a pretty regular basis, but this similar product from Koogeek is Apple HomeKit certified, and only $28 today.Read more…
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Infant Brains Reveal How the Mind Gets Built
Rebecca Saxe’s first son, Arthur, was just a month old when he first entered the bore of an MRI machine to have his brain scanned. Saxe, a cognitive scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, went headfirst with him: lying uncomfortably on her stomach, her face near his diaper, she stroked…
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Hazardous Marine Toxin Could Rise with Warming Water
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English patriotism is overtaking British identity, poll shows
British identity is declining rapidly and English patriotism is on the rise with many more now describing themselves as just English, a new study has found. Read Full Article at
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Deaf 6-year-old who escaped ISIS execution to be deported from Britain
A six-year-old deaf boy who fled Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Iraq to seek asylum in the UK has been told he will be deported by the British government. Read Full Article at
Oreo Cadbury eggs make your candy stash seem so weak
Oh, Canada. You weren’t satisfied with Ryan Reynolds and natural beauty. You had to go and steal the candy thunder, too.  Sugar-crazed Canadians are able to procure Oreo-filled Cadbury eggs, reports Refinery29. Though the candy has been available since last year, but it’s really hitting social media…
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9 iPhone tricks that will make your life easier in 2017
The iPhone has a ton of hidden features — there’s even a way to create your own custom vibrations.
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Jeff Sessions-Marijuana Update: What Will Happen To Legal Drug Laws At State Level?
The Senate Judiciary Committee began confirmation hearings Tuesday for President-Elect Donald Trump’s Attorney General pick, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. Sessions’ appointment has stirred up controversy among a slew of groups, including advocates pushing for marijuana reform, who staged a sit-in protest…
How Snapchat will change the music industry in 2017
It started with a Twitter video, announcing: New music coming Friday. Then, an Instagram video—revealing a beat, and some lyrics.  But when globally famous pop star Ed Sheeran wanted his fans to experience the first true listen of his new music, he turned to Snapchat. With an augmented reality lens,…
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Researchers concerned about young people’s responsibility for their work ability
Young people in working life see themselves as solo players responsible for maintaining their own work ability. They regard themselves as holding the ball when the job requires new knowledge and motivation, according to research.
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First study to show parents’ concerns about neighborhood restrict kids’ outdoor play
Parents who are concerned about their neighborhoods restrict their children’s outdoor play, new research has found for the first time.
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Who Is Zachary Anam? Austin Man Dies After Shooting Himself While Handcuffed In Back Of Police Car
A man who police say shot himself while handcuffed in the back of a locked police car in Austin, Texas, died Monday from his injuries.
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Venezuela Crisis: Congress Attempts To Oust Maduro As Recall Vote Deadline Passes
In a step toward ousting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the economically suffering nation’s opposition-majority Congress passed a resolution Monday stating that the socialist leader had “abandoned his post,” Reuters reported.
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End Of The World? An Asteroid That Could Do Damage Grazed Planet Earth
As people slept peacefully in their beds Monday morning, an asteroid narrowly missed the Earth at around 7:47 a.m. EST.  The moving rock, which was discovered two days prior to the event by University of Arizona’s Catalina Sky Survey, flew very close to the planet and was travelling about 10 miles per…
Voxer walkie-talkie latest chat app to be encrypted end-to-end
This morning the folks at Voxer have released their first walkie-talkie functionality in their own app. This functionality will work with end-to-end encryption, making it the only end-to-end encrypted walkie-talkie-specific messenger on the market right this minute. This release from Voxer will be made…
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Small-business optimism surges after the election
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Younique Valued at $1 Billion as Coty Buys Control
Coty becomes is the latest consumer products maker to scoop up an online upstart allowing it to sell products directly to customers with a deal for Younique, a social-media-driven startup that sells products through “presenters.” Headlines
How GoPro Inc Can Improve “Storytelling” in 2017
GoPro Inc (NASDAQ: GPRO) is trying to rebrand itself as a “mobile storytelling” company by building an ecosystem of image capture and mobile software solutions. It’s a good strategy given the large market share the company has over competitors like Garmin (NASDAQ: GRMN) in the action camera marketplace… Headlines
1 Perfect Stock to Invest in the Pharmaceutical Industry
The pharmaceutical industry remains one of the fastest growing fields due to an aging global population and an unprecedented level of innovation that’s bringing numerous game-changing medicines from the lab to the market.In an effort to get investors in the best position possible to take advantage of…
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The next step in nanotechnology | George Tulevski
Every year the silicon computer chip shrinks in size by half and doubles in power, enabling our devices to become more mobile and accessible. But what happens when our chips can’t get any smaller? George Tulevski researches the unseen and untapped world of nanomaterials. His current work: developing…
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Self Deception is Necessary and Delightful | Leah Savion | TEDxIndianaUniversity
Through examples of mental equilibrium tools, Leah explains the many delights to the art of self deception that we play on our psyche’s in order to maintain sanity. Currently a senior lecturer of Philosophy at Indiana University, Leah Savion is an expert of the philosophy of the mind. This talk was…
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Time is Life. Life is Time with Boundaries. | Lothar Seiwert | TEDxHeidelberg
Unsere Lebenszeit ist das kostbarste Gut, das wir besitzen – und auch die größte Grenze. Kein einziger Tag lässt sich wiederholen. Die Arbeit verdichtet sich und Burnout wird zur neuen Volkskrankheit. Viele Menschen leiden unter ständigem Zeitdruck und Überforderung. Wir müssen unsere Grenzen oder…
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Is there a new Earth out there? | Katja Poppenhaeger | TEDxKlagenfurt
From human-caused dramatic environmental changes such as global warming, the rising of the seas, damage to the ozone layer that protects us from the sun to the pandemic disease, black holes or even robot wars, we all have once thought about such apocalyptic vision on how our life could end. Katja disrupted…
Fitbit buys Vector Watch as smartwatch app store plans simmer
Fitbit continues its spate of acquisitions, with news that the wearables company has acquired Vector Watch, a smartwatch startup that made headlines with its long battery life and discreet design. The news, confirmed by Vector Watch today, will see both the Vector Watch team and its software platform…
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Mastodon announce North American tour with Eagles of Death Metal, Russian Circles
It was rumored/assumed last month that when the Philadelphia’s convergence of Mastodon, Opeth, Gojira, Eagles of Death Metal Devin Townsend Project and Russian Circles was announced for May 6th that it might just be the convergence of two amazing tours. Then it was announced by Devin Townsend that they…
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Tombs enter the studio, announce spring U.S. tour dates
Brooklyn-based post-metallers Tombs have entered the studio in St. Petersburg, Florida, to begin tracking the followup to their 2016 EP, All Empires Fall. The album, which will be the band’s fourth full-length, will be produced by Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal, ex-Morbid Angel) and is set to be released this…
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Let Squarespace Help You Make Your Next Move
It’s the time of year when people are ready to kickstart something new, seek personal improvement, and make their next move. This year, let Squarespace help. Squarespace helps anyone build a beautiful online home, so whether your new goal requires a website or online store, they’ve got you covered. So…
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1.5 million gaming profiles leaked after site refuses hacker’s $100,000 ransom
A hacker threatened to release user data from an esports community site unless they paid $100,000, but the league behind the site decided it doesn’t negotiate with hackers. It took 12 days after the initial threat on Dec. 27 came in, but the hacker finally leaked more than 1.5 million users’ records… – Top Stories
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Robert Powell: How to fund a long retirement
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Backpage shutters adult section amid government censorship claims
(credit: Steven Depolo), whose executives and former owners beat back pimping charges a month ago, is shuttering its adult section over what it says is “unconstitutional government censorship.” The Dallas-based media concern said that it had been under too much pressure from the…
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How to Temporarily Disable Your Keyboard with a Keyboard Shortcut in Windows
If you’ve got a pet or small child, you know that an unguarded keyboard can spell disaster—or more likely, spell “dhjkhskauhkwuahjsdkja,mnsd”. We’ve got a tool for locking and unlocking your keyboard with a quick keyboard shortcut.Click Here to Continue Reading
There’s an important reason for these strange patterns on British roads
If you’ve ever wandered around the streets of Britain, chances are you’ve crossed one of the yellow, bobbly patterned stretches of paving shown in the clip above. But have you ever wondered what they’re actually for? SEE ALSO: Here’s why this random teapot keeps appearing in films and TV For…
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Difficulty in noticing that white people are white, new study finds
As part of a new study, people had to guess what a group of three white or black actors had in common. When the common feature was race, it was discovered in a few minutes by almost all participants considering the group of black actors, but only by a few presented with the white actors.
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The importance of the glutamine metabolism in colon cancer
The importance of glutamine has been made clear as a colon cancer specific metabolism. It is known that glutamine metabolism is important for pancreatic cancer, but the importance of glutamine metabolism for colon cancer has been unclear. In this study, researchers showed the importance of glutamine…
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CDC guidelines for HIV prevention regimen may not go far enough, study suggests
CDC guidelines for who should be on Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) don’t go far enough because current standards could miss some people who should be on it, report experts who have developed an online PrEP risk calculator that may fill that gap.
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American effort reduced risky opioid prescriptions for veterans, study finds
Fewer veterans received prescriptions for risky dosages of opioid painkillers after a national initiative took aim at reducing high doses and potentially dangerous drug combinations, a new study finds. Over a two-year period, high-dose opioid prescribing declined by 16 percent, and very-high-dose opioid…
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Foxconn Reports First Ever Profit Decline on Back of Slow iPhone Sales in 2016
Following a year filled with doom and gloom stories surrounding Apple and its first revenue decline in thirteen years, major iPhone supplier Foxconn Technology Group has reported its own first ever sales decline since the company went public in 1991. In a report by Nikkei, “lukewarm demand” for the iPhone…
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What the Cost of a Trip to the Vet Tells Us About Why Human Health Care Is So Expensive
The U.S. health care system is in deep trouble. We spend more per capita than any other country and have poor health outcomes to show for it. Health care spending as a share of the economy is growing faster than in any other country. One-quarter of Medicare spending is spent in the last 12 months of…
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Hasbro will let the internet vote to replace old Monopoly game pieces with emoji
Hasbro is releasing a new version of Monopoly called Token Madness. It’s “madness,” you see, because the pieces included in the game will be decided by a public vote, Entertainment Weekly reports. In addition to the eight current game tokens, there will be 50 new pieces for voters to choose from, including…
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Cost-Saving, Longer-Lasting Biodegradable Adhesive Patented by Kansas State University
A new type of resin for adhesives and coatings, developed by researchers at Kansas State University, is the first plant-based resin of its kind.
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Get a great vacuum for nearly half off — and more of today’s best deals from around the web
Since you don’t have all day to scour the web for noteworthy sales and discounts, we rounded up the best bargains for you to shop in one convenient place.
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Summer Heat for the Winter
Can thermal solar energy be stored until wintertime? Within a European research consortium Empa scientists and their colleagues have spent four years studying this question by pitting three different techniques against each other.
Samsung’s new EV battery tech gives vehicles a 310-mile range from a 20-minute charge
Samsung probably isn’t the first company that comes to mind when you think of excellent battery performance. But while it may take a while for the Korean firm to escape the Note 7’s ghost, its lithium ion and renewable subsidiary – Samsung SDI – is making some huge strides in…
Tesla will rule the car world
Tesla is the future of the car. It has pioneered the 21st-century electric vehicle (EV), and it’s leading the way to the self-driving car. Still, a lot of people simply don’t understand visionary founder Elon Musk’s dream. They keep trying to judge it by old manufacturing standards. They’re missing the… – Nanotechnology News Feed
The 308 PV Spectrophotometer for Your Microscope
The 308 PVTM is a cost effective, manual solution to add UV-visible-NIR absorbance, reflectance, fluorescence and polarization spectroscopy to your microscope. CRAIC Technologies, the worlds…
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What to consider when relocating for your career
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How Obama became the first president in 36 years to oversee a drop in the federal prison population
Not since Jimmy Carter left the White House has the federal prison population been on the decline — until the Obama administration.
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Despite the looming threat of repeal, more people than ever are signing up for Obamacare
11.54 million have signed up for plans directly from the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare.
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Obama: Clean energy has an ‘irreversible momentum’
Listen to the rhetoric and you’d be forgiven for thinking that Barack Obama’s presidential legacy will be torn apart in the next couple of months. But the 44th president believes that his work in pushing America toward a cleaner, greener future won’t…
ISIS is gaining ground in Afghanistan as it’s driven out of Iraq and Syria
This segment originally aired Jan. 3, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. As ISIS militants suffer setbacks in Syria and Iraq, they appear to be gaining new ground in Afghanistan. Over the past few weeks, the terrorist group has taken advantage of a security vacuum to establish a foothold in Afghanistan’s…
This Ingenious $14 Measuring Cup Has a Kitchen Scale Built Right In
This unique measuring cup doubles as a kitchen scale, so you can work seamlessly with both volume and weight-based recipes. My mom had this when I went home for the holidays, and she said it worked great.Read more…
Today’s Best Lifestyle Deals: Under Armour, Uniqlo, Ann Taylor, Ulta, and More
Under Armour Outlet’s End of Season sale, Uniqlo’s Flash Sale plus free shipping, $25 sweaters from Ann Taylor, and more lead Tuesday’s best lifestyle deals.Read more…
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The US is putting tanks and troops right in Russia’s backyard
Eventually, tanks and other materiel will be stationed in Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Hungary, and Romania
LG’s W7 wallpaper OLED TV has a cable that’s not up to code – CNET
If you’re gonna buy LG’s revolutionary $8000 wallpaper TV, use a professional for in-wall cable installations.
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Timberland Euro Hiker Waterproof Boots
Just in time for the crazy weather we’ve been having, a wintery upgrade to keep our toes warm and happy. Timberland has taken their popular Euro Hiker collection and enhanced them with premium full-grain waterproof leather. Its direct-inject TPU shell and waterproof membrane provides protection from…
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Lithuania blocks data center plan over Russia hijack fears
Lithuanian authorities have blocked the development of a new IT facility close to Vilnius, fearing it could be used by Russian intelligence. The firm hoping to build the center has filed a complaint to overturn the decision, saying the claims are laughable. Read Full Article at
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New framework could help online addicts reduce their usage
Research has shown that internet addicts do not always feel guilty about their usage, and in many cases, they do not even perceive their usage as problematic. A new model could help addicts realize that their usage is a problem and reduce it.
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Wearable sensor device helps visually impaired to sense their environment
A wearable assistive device has been developed for the visually impaired, which enables them to sense their environment and move around more safely. The device, which is worn like a heart rate monitor, has been clinically tested.
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Gravitational biology: Real time imaging and transcriptome analysis of fish aboard space station
Scientists report that live-imaging and transcriptome analysis of medaka fish transgenic lines lead to immediate alteration of cells responsible for bone structure formation. These findings are important for assessing the effects microgravity on long term human space missions.
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Chinese AI company plans to mine health data faster than rivals
iCarbonX believes its cutting-edge partners and generous funding give it the upper hand.Nature 541 141 doi: 10.1038/541141a
Gun control is popular and effective, so why don’t we have it?
The Upshot recently conducted a survey about 29 gun control ideas and graphed the results based on the popularity of the ideas with the American public and their potential effectiveness according to experts. Oh, shit like this makes me SO ANGRY. I didn’t even include the bottom part of the graph…
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Congressman Attempts to Meddle in D.C.’s New Assisted Suicide Law
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) previously attempted to interfere in Washington, D.C.’s legalization of recreational marijuana use, warning City Council that the ballot initiative passed by voters was illegal. Now Chaffetz is back at it again, trying to block a new law that would respect an individual’s…
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Samsung sets out to blow up the electric vehicle market with powerful new battery
Yesterday, Samsung dropped the bomb at the North American International Auto Show, announcing its energy storage subsidiary SDI is readying a next-gen electric vehicle battery that crams enough oomph to cover distances of up to 372 miles on a single cycle and packs a mighty quick charge feature. In addition…
Zendure A8 26,800mAh QC Portable Charger
For the making of their 2013 Kickstarter video, and because destructive testing is always fun, Zendure founder Bryan Liu rolled over the external battery’s A4 model a dozen times as it charged an iPhone 4S (ahhh, remember those days?). Since then, Zendure has expanded its line to include an array of…
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The 9 things you should let go of to be successful this year
You can make 2017 your best year yet, but in order to do so, you’ll need to let go of a few nasty habits. – Top Stories
Paul Brandus: Why Trump’s promise of ‘millions’ of energy jobs is bogus
There’s more wrong than right in Trump’s statements on unleasing energy production to create jobs, writes Paul Brandus. – Top Stories
Darrell Delamaide’s Political Capital: Meryl Streep is a bully
Meryl Streep gave a condescending speech at the Golden Globes that heaped disdain on the common people, showing exactly why they voted for Donald Trump, writes Darrell Delamaide.
A stark illustration of the generational divide in income growth
The UK, like other big economies, is slowly shaking off the shackles of the 2007-08 global financial crisis. The median disposable income for British households was £1,000 ($1,215) higher in 2016 than before the crash. But this modest rise hasn’t been dished out evenly. The median income of retired…
I finally stepped out of my progressive bubble—and now I understand why people hate “the liberal elite”
On Dec. 4, Italians went to the polls to decide on a reform referendum that would redefine the power of local governments and reduce the power of the senate. With a high turnout, my countryman rejected the reform. In the press, the voters’ decision was described as an Italian Brexit, and a triumph of…
It’s time to get over yourself and start reading books on your iPhone
I go to bookstores to sniff the books. When I want to read one, I pick up my phone. And I’m not alone—at least on that second part. In a 2014 survey of 2,000 people, Nielsen found that 54% of book-buyers (paywall) used their smartphones for reading books at least some of the time, up from 24% two years…
Snap is bucking tech trends again, by choosing London over Dublin for its international HQ
Bucking the tech sector’s love of Ireland, Snapchat parent company Snap has selected London for its international headquarters. Snap, which is preparing for an anticipated $25 billion IPO, told the Financial Times (paywall) that it chose the United Kingdom to be close to its 10 million daily UK users,…
If you want to arrive on time, take these airlines (and avoid El-Al)
Keeping a strict schedule and traveling by air is a tricky combination. Delays abound—there’s airport congestion, inclement weather, mechanical problems, labor shortages, or the rare puppy. But certain airlines do stick more closely to their schedules than others. Finnair topped the list of most punctual…
An automated pizza company models how robot workers can create jobs for humans
A machine squirts sauce onto pizza dough, and a robot arm spreads it into near-perfect circles. Next, a pivoting robot shelf transfers sauced pies into 800-degree ovens. They’ll finish baking inside delivery trucks, where individual ovens sync baking times with each pizza’s destination. Zume Pizza in…
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French presidential hopeful Fillon to discuss his vision for EU with Merkel
French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on January 23 to outline his plans for a Europe which he said should focus on defence, security and a tighter euro zone.
Norway Is Killing FM Radio Tomorrow
On Wednesday, Norway will become the first country in the world to start shutting down its national FM radio network in favor of digital radio. Norwegians have had years to prepare, but the move is still catching many off guard. Read more…
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Despite OPEC Cuts, Iraq To Boost February Oil Exports To Record High
One month ago, we were surprised to report that while oil traders and analysts were expecting OPEC member nations to, at least initially, pretend to comply and affirm their adherence to the production cuts as per the the Vienna meeting (before eventually cheating on their quotas), a very aggressive Iraq…
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Is Israel, Not Russia, To Blame For Hillary’s Election Loss?
Submitted by Mike Shedlock via, Mainstream media, led by the Washington Post, put on a blistering attack blaming Russia for Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump. Like lemmings over a cliff, the New York Times, CNN, and Newsweek all joined in on the rush to judgment accusing Russia of…
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How Paying Small Businesses Faster Can Boost Jobs
When big companies delay payments, small businesses can get squeezed. There are benefits to reversing that trend. When big companies delay payments, small businesses can get squeezed. There are benefits to reversing that trend.Jean-Noel Barrot is assistant professor of finance…
Guns N’ Roses Members Win Four Honors in 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards
See which categories the members of Guns N’ Roses won in the 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards. Continue reading…
Disturbed Win Best Rock Video in 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards
Congrats to Disturbed, as Loudwire’s readers have voted ‘The Sound of Silence’ as the Best Rock Video in the 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards. Continue reading…
Shallow Side Win Best New Artist in 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards
Congrats to Shallow Side, who have been voted by Loudwire’s readers as the Best New Artist in the 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards. Continue reading…
Metallica Win Best Metal Band of the Year in 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards
Metal’s biggest band, Metallica, have clinched the title of Best Metal Band of the Year in the 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards. Continue reading…
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A financial planner outlines the 10 money goals everyone should have for 2017
If you’ve never thought much about this, here are 10 good financial goals that everyone should have, especially for 2017.
Norway’s infamous mass murderer is still giving the Nazi salute in court
A Norwegian appellate court is weighing assertions that Anders Behring Breivik is more dangerous now than he was when he killed 77 people in 2011, as the government seeks to keep the convicted terrorist in solitary confinement. Brevik, sporting a beard and wearing a black suit and tie, entered the courtroom… – latest science and technology news stories
Moralistic thinking on political left, right not so different
Sacred thinking isn’t limited to political conservatives, according to a new report from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Winnipeg. – latest science and technology news stories
Hubble’s front row seat when galaxies collide
This delicate smudge in deep space is far more turbulent than it first appears. Known as IRAS 14348-1447—a name derived in part from that of its discoverer, the Infrared Astronomical Satellite (IRAS for short)—this celestial object is actually a combination of two gas-rich spiral galaxies. This doomed… – latest science and technology news stories
New active filaments mimic biology to transport nano-cargo
Inspired by micro-scale motions of nature, a group of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, in Chennai, India, has developed a new design for transporting colloidal particles, tiny cargo suspended in substances such as fluids or gels, more… – latest science and technology news stories
Zeroing in on the true nature of fluids within nanocapillaries
Shrinking the investigation of objects down to the nanometer scale often reveals new properties of matter that have no equivalent for their bulk analysis. This phenomenon is motivating many current studies of nanomaterials which can reveal fascinating new phenomena.
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Qualcomm lets drones learn as they fly (QCOM)
Qualcomm showcased the latest version of the company’s Snapdragon Flight Drone Program, which includes new tech that lets drones learn about the environment.
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METALLICA Plans On Doing No More Than 50 Shows This Year
Ain’t no more huge tours. The post METALLICA Plans On Doing No More Than 50 Shows This Year appeared first on Metal Injection.
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Sessions Will Recuse Himself Of Any Probe Into Hillary Clinton, Does Not Support A Ban On Muslims
As the Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing continues, Trump’s nominee for attorney general said that he would recuse himself from any potential future investigations or probes involving Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while working as secretary of state, as well as any questions about…
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Senate Republicans Gut the Confirmation Process
Ladies and gentlemen, proud, hardworking fellow-Americans, good people who just want to play by the rules and believe that people should get a fair shot in life, there is no gentle way to put this: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President-elect Donald Trump think you are very, very stupid.See…
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The best free Photoshop alternative 2017
The best free Photoshop alternative There are dozens of free photo editors designed to enhance your pictures with a couple of clicks, but far fewer could be called a genuine alternative to the industry standard editor Adobe Photoshop.Simple photo-enhancing software has its place, but a genuine Photoshop…
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3-D printing and nanotechnology, a mighty alliance to detect toxic liquids
Carbon nanotubes have made headlines in scientific journals for a long time, as has 3D printing. But when both combine with the right polymer, in this case a thermoplastic, something special … Music
Common, the National Announce Huge Planned Parenthood Benefit Concert
Common and the National will co-headline the Planned Parenthood benefit Show Up! on January 19th. The event, billed as a “concert for reproductive health, freedom and justice” will take place the night before the presidential inauguration at Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club. “We plan to send a clear message…
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The Absurdity of Attacking Celebrities to Defend Donald Trump
Fifty years ago, California Republicans elected the actor Ronald Reagan to be their state’s governor. Decades later, the same party chose Arnold Schwarzenegger for the same job. Four years ago, Clint Eastwood was given a primetime speaking slot at the Republican National Convention, where he delivered…
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What Conan O’Brien Means to Late Night’s Future
Conan O’Brien was once the upstart of the late-night comedy world, a pretender to the throne hoping to one day rise to the level of luminaries like Jay Leno and David Letterman. Just a few years ago, O’Brien’s sense of humor was still viewed by NBC executives as too unusual and young-skewing, sparking…
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Master & Dynamic Headphones for Bloomingdales Top Our Must-Have List
Craft headphones are the style accessory you need. The post Master & Dynamic Headphones for Bloomingdales Top Our Must-Have List appeared first on The Manual.
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This three-mile-high skyscraper design is coated in self-cleaning material that eats smog
Manufacturing company Arconic has developed a special coating that pulls pollutants from the air and self-cleans the building and surrounding air.
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Vizio gives its SmartCast phone app a more useful home screen
Rather than using proprietary apps and tuners, Vizio’s E-, P- and M-series smart 4K TVs rely on “Chromecast built-in” (formerly Google Cast). That means you’re essentially running your TV from a smartphone (or included 6-inch tablet), which makes it… Headlines
What Is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin is an unregulated virtual currency designed to eliminate the “middleman” from financial transactions and enable direct, anonymous transactions between users. Bitcoin has several advantages over most other currencies, such as small transaction costs, a public record of transaction amounts and…
Nevada Athletic Commish Could FINALLY Torch Weed Ban
Great news for Nick Diaz … and other jocks who love weed — the Nevada Athletic Commission is FINALLY considering removing marijuana as a banned substance … TMZ Sports has learned.  Now that Nevada has legalized pot, the N.A.C. has plans to…
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Cars almost killed our cities, but here’s how we can bring them back | Gabe Klein | TEDxMidAtlantic
Our cities are making us – and the planet – sick, and the problem lies in the automobile, which has taken over how we live and use space. Thankfully, new technology like autonomous vehicles and 3D printing has opened the door for us to bring our cities back from the brink, says transportation expert…
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Our fight for disability rights and why we’re not done yet | Judith Heumann | TEDxMidAtlantic
For more than 30 years, Judith Heumann has been involved on the international front working with disabled people’s organizations and governments around the world to advance the human rights of disabled people. Judith Heumann is an internationally recognized leader in the disability community and a lifelong…
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Technology Reinventing Business | Rituraj Singh | TEDxMNITJaipur
To stay connected with constantly changing customer requirements, the power of technology unlocks deep insights into the digital consumer. In order to stay ahead in the game, marketers need to increase their focus and spend on technology. Rituraj Singh is a social activist and one of the renowned…
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A female comic talking about women | Chryssa Katsarini | TEDxPanteionUniversityWomen
Chryssa Katsarini , a Greek stand up comedian, analyzes sexism in social media and everyday life. She talks about issues that women come across all over the world, such as cyberbullying, sexual harassment , domestic violence and breast cancer. Chryssa Katsarini was born and raised in Kavala and she…
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Can a drug cure genetic disease? | Steve Wilton | TEDxPerth
Steve Wilton has developed a new class of drug treatments for genetic diseases. This revolutionary treatment is now relieving the debilitating effects of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Steve Wilton’s research focus is Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), the most common and serious form of childhood muscle…
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Germany names its ‘ugliest’ word of the year: ‘People’s traitor’
The term, Volksverraeter in German, has Nazi overtones a judging panel found.
Today’s Best Deals: Star Trek Box Set, Cold Brew Coffee, Vitamins Galore, and More
The Star Trek original series Blu-ray, your favorite cold brew coffee maker, and tons of discounted vitamins lead off Tuesday’s best deals.Read more…
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Making tiny shelters from recycled materials
At $5,000, the design is affordable and customizable Welcome back to The Architect’s City, a monthly series inviting an emerging architect to reimagine an existing structure in his or her city, submitting a speculative proposal for Curbed readers. This month, how architect David Lopez used feedback from…
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Every Tuesday we bring you a collection of some of our favorite things we’ve recently found around the web. From stories to photography, we include a little of everything.
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Earth with oceans.
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Science AMA Series: Whole Genome Sequencing is the future of foodborne outbreak detection – What does that mean for public health? Ask us anything!
For decades, pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) has been the prevailing technology used for foodborne outbreak detection. PFGE identifies the pathogen’s DNA fingerprint which is then uploaded to PulseNet, a 20 year old national laboratory network used to detect clusters of foodborne illness. While…
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I am Julian Assange founder of WikiLeaks — Ask Me Anything
I am Julian Assange, founder, publisher and editor of WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks has been publishing now for ten years. We have had many battles. In February the UN ruled that I had been unlawfully detained, without charge. for the last six years. We are entirely funded by our readers. During the US election…
This time for sure: Are Apple critics finally right?
The 2 billionth time must be the charm because Apple’s critics have been declared “right” by the Wall Street Journal.Christopher Mims explains “Why Apple’s Critics Are Right This Time.” (Tip o’ the antlers to @papanic, Nathan Larsen and @JonyIveParody.)First of all, saying “Apple’s critics are right”…
Turn a Wire Coat Hanger Into a Book Stand
Book stands are useful for propping up cookbooks, music books, or even a regular book when you’re reading, cooking, or just want to display the pages. If you have a wire hanger, you can make a sturdy book stand in under a minute.You need a wire hanger and a pair of pliers. If you can’t watch the demonstration…
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Chinese Professor Fired After Criticizing Mao, Leading To Violent Protests
While in the US, the economist profession has seen a devstating drop in reputation over the past few years as the accuracy of economists’ predictions has drastically suffered under the “New Normal”, at least they are allowed to opine on virtually every matter without fear of consequences. That, however,…
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The Upside To This Hated Asset Class is 50% Within Six Months
The media has decided that the single bets investment going forward is the US Dollar. Indeed, Marketwatch has proclaimed that 2017 will be “The Year of the Dollar.” H/t Babak If you want signs of a top in a particular asset, it’s hard to beat this. Meanwhile, as everyone is crowding into an already… – latest science and technology news stories
Study reveals best states for lovers
Is Virginia really for lovers? Other states may have something to say about that. – latest science and technology news stories
Ethiopia says to launch satellite into orbit in 3 to 5 years
Ethiopia says it will launch a civilian satellite into orbit in three to five years to better predict weather conditions and for remote sensing activities inside the country. – latest science and technology news stories
Semiconductor eyed for next-generation ‘power electronics’
Researchers have demonstrated the high-performance potential of an experimental transistor made of a semiconductor called beta gallium oxide, which could bring new ultra-efficient switches for applications such as the power grid, military ships and aircraft. – latest science and technology news stories
Surf and Earth: How prawn shopping bags could save the planet
Bioengineers at The University of Nottingham are trialling how to use shrimp shells to make biodegradable shopping bags as a ‘green’ alternative to oil-based plastics, and as a new food packaging material to extend product shelf life. – latest science and technology news stories
Tough drone market forces layoffs at French maker Parrot
Shares in French drone manufacturer Parrot crashed more than 17 percent on Tuesday after the group announced mass job cuts, signalling an end to years of expansion in the new technology market. – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers concerned about young people’s responsibility for their work ability
Young people in working life see themselves as solo players responsible for maintaining their own work ability. They regard themselves as holding the ball when the job requires new knowledge and motivation, according to research from the Sahlgrenska Academy. – latest science and technology news stories
Testing how species respond to climate change
Predicting how species will respond to climate change is a critical part of efforts to prevent widespread climate-driven extinction, or to predict its consequences for ecosystems. – latest science and technology news stories
Reliable processing of efficient solar cell material depends on how solvent is removed
Silicon is the dominant material in the production of solar cells. However, perovskites are catching up: they are cheap, flexible and have a promising light-to-electricity conversion efficiency. KAUST researchers are investigating the formation of these perovskites to better understand their properties… What’s News US
America’s Fastest-Growing Loan Category Has Eerie Echoes of Subprime Crisis
With government help, energy-conscious home-improvement loans are growing rapidly across the U.S., but lenders care little about borrowers’ creditworthiness, and contractors function as loan brokers.
Pokemon GO blocked from China release, missing out on population of 1.3b
It looks like Pokemon GO is going to lose a large chunk of potential players, as China has put a hold on the game’s release for the time being. That means Pokemon GO won’t be able to tap into the country of 1.3 billion people, at least not until it addresses some of China’s concerns. Given the sheer… RSS
Maryland man opens fire after wife bites his grilled cheese sandwich, and that’s not a euphamism [Asinine]
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Cinder Speakers
LinkDesigner Daniel Ballou and Dashdot are working on this cool DIY audio system which lets you take ordinary cinder blocks and turn them into speakers. Apparently, the concrete minimizes vibration and coloration of sound. Ballou hopes to retail the kit for about $150. More Awesome Stuff: Deal:…
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Incredible: This Underwater Spider Has an Actual Scuba Tank
The scuba spider is the only arachnid to live exclusively underwater, despite lacking gills. Its secret is a makeshift oxygen supply
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The Lumio Review
I’m a believer in the effect enviroment can have on one’s productivity. I’ve found that I’m much more productive when I can turn the lights down low, put on my headphones, some ambient music, and hone in on my work. I’ve tried many things to get my workspace just right. The Lumio, a unique lamp made… – Top Stories
Economic Report: Job openings increase in November, as do hires and quits
After hitting a fresh high in the spring and falling back, job openings are starting to slowly tick up again.
International Business Times
Apple iPhone 8 To Feature iPhone 4-Like Design With Stainless Steel Frame Holding Front, Back Glass Panels
To create its 10th anniversary iPhone, which is claimed to be called the iPhone 8, Apple is looking back at an installment from the past. A new report from China is saying the Cupertino giant is borrowing design elements from the iPhone 4 to make its upcoming smartphone.
International Business Times
Grand Casino Shooting Update: Attempted Murder-Suicide in Oklahoma Casino Leaves One Dead, One Injured
Two employees were shot — one fatally — at a casino in Shawnee, Oklahoma in what authorities are calling an attempted murder-suicide. One victim is being flown to a hospital to treat a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to KOCO 5 News. The shooting occurred at the Grand Casino in Shawnee, and…
International Business Times
Cost Of Obama’s Travel, Vacation: President Spent Almost $100 Million Of Taxpayers Money
As President Barack Obama enters the last 10 days of his time in office and prepares for his farewell speech Tuesday night in Chicago, Obama’s final travel statistics and how much they’ve cost American taxpayers have started to trickle in. Obama’s jaunt from the White House in Washington, D.C. to Chicago…
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Le Pen follows Trump’s lead with vow to bring car industry back to France
Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Tuesday she would seek to repatriate production of French motor vehicles and other industrial goods – just as President-elect Donald Trump hopes to do in the United States.
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Say goodbye to bulky helmets. FEND is a foldable helmet designed for the urban commuter. With a minimalist and streamlined design approach while maintaining maximum protection, the lightweight and collapsible helmet is easily portable and storable. Made out of ABS and with an EPS Foam lining, the Fend…
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The Zera Food Recycler is a new revolutionary device that turns food scraps into fertilizer. Designed to fit seamlessly into your kitchen, the elegant household compost machine easily converts food waste into ready-to-use, homemade fertilizer. It collects food scraps throughout the week, and then uses…
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Humans With Machines | Maryam Alavi | TEDxCentennialParkWomen
It’s about time to change the paradigm about the relationship between humans and machines from one in which humans compete with machines to learn and solve problems to one in which humans team up with machines to improve their lives. As an expert in IT innovations and strategic applications, Alavi…
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Music is the Medicine. Life’s Challenges Put To Song | Julie Ross | TEDxCK
Julie will share songs, and information about a weekly acoustic event called SONGC!RCLE, held at her studio, Fit As A Fiddle, which she refers to as “a place to really discover one’s voice, and to be playful about creating art or music, writing, and collaborating with peers, in a classroom environment.”…
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A Passionate Response to a Police Shooting | Arts and College Preparatory Academy | TEDxColumbus
On July 19, 2015, in Cincinnati, OH, Samuel Dubose, an unarmed black man, was shot fatally shot by a Cincinnati police officer. Students from The Arts and College Preparatory, including Samuel’s cousin, use their creative talents to express their feelings about the incident through art. This performance…
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Hidden Treasures of a Refugee’s Journey | Sara Abou Rashed | TEDxColumbus
From a Syrian refugee with barely any English to a nationally awarded young poet and performer, Sara Abou Rashed shares her quest for life, hope, and success amidst death, war, and despair. Diving in our oceans, unlocking and searching through our boxes of hardships, Sara urges is the way to find our…
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Living your own life. | Shashi Bhushan Singh | TEDxEicherSchool
We live thinking that we are living our own lives. What we don’t realize is that, it is not really true because we live in times where each one of us is deeply influenced and largely controlled by systems, beliefs and others. 31, Engineer – MBA by Education, worked for 3 years in corporate and 3 years…
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Who is in charge of the future of the internet? | Payal Arora | TEDxErasmusUniversity
If you are curious about what the future of the internet will look like, you need to see what 3 billion people, the world’s poor, are actually doing online. Payal Arora has been invited to speak by diverse and international organizations including UNESCO, General Electric, The Ministry of Education…
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Forensic finance | Patrick Verwijmeren | TEDxErasmusUniversity
How crime-fighting professors can restore some trust in financial markets Patrick Verwijmeren is Head of the Finance Group at the Erasmus School of Economics in Rotterdam. He talks about academic crime scene investigation, which in his case means forensic finance. In the financial world, insiders frequently…
Live Long, and Save On the Complete Star Trek Original Series Blu-ray, Now Just $40
If you’ve enjoyed the new Star Trek movies, and want to catch up on the show that inspired them, you can beam up the complete original series Blu-ray box set for $40, an all-time low. This should sell out quickly, so I’d head over to Amazon at warp factor 7 to grab your copy.Read more…
Fulton & Roark Captiva Cologne
Smell your very, manly best with the classy Fulton & Roark Captiva Cologne, inspired by the southwest Floridian island of the same name. It’s concocted from natural ingredients such as coconut- and essential oils, resulting in an aromatic, citrus fragrance. A stunning range of scents ideal for…
‘KKK’ Members Mock Jeff Sessions at Senate Hearing (VIDEO)
Two men dressed as hooded Klansmen just disrupted Jeff Sessions’ Senate hearing on Capitol Hill. The chaos ensued almost immediately after Sessions — Donald Trump’s pick for Attorney General — entered the chambers for his confirmation hearing ……
How to use the Safari Develop Menu on a Mac
It may be aimed at developers but most Mac users should spend a little time getting to know Safari’s Develop Menu. This is because it provides tools most Mac users will need from time to time.What is the Safari Develop Menu? Because most of the tools offered within the menu are aimed at Web developers,…
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Ukrainian Power Outage Linked to Wider Hacking Campaign Against Infrastructure
An investigation into a power outage that left customers in Ukraine without electricity for an hour last month has concluded that the cause was indeed a cyberattack, sources tell Motherboard. This would be the second such known hack of a Ukrainian power facility following a massive December 2015 power…
License To Deal: Own All 24 James Bond Movies For $75
The deal is Bond. James Bond. Currently on Amazon, Prime members can own all 24 Bond films on Blu-ray for $75, the best price we’ve ever seen. This set unfortunately doesn’t include digital copies, but at barely more than $3 per movie, it’s tough to complain.Read more…
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Finding the Healthy Tension Between Being Confident and Collaborative
Over the course of my career, I’ve had the privilege of working with people doing extraordinary things: inventors, entrepreneurs, filmmakers, and even a Buddhist master. They are pioneers who shatter norms, change paradigms, and delight us in new ways. Despite vast differences in their styles, personalities,…
Watch Fighter Jets Poop a Swarm of Tiny, Screaming Drones  
On Tuesday, the Department of Defense published video of fighter jets releasing a swarm of Perdrix drones during a military exercise in October. The entire operation likely cost millions of dollars, but hilariously resembles a couple of giant metal birds pooping a flock of screaming, tiny birds mid-flight….
Yahoo Will Become ‘Altaba’ If Verizon Buys Its Internet Business
If the $4.8 billion deal goes through, more than half of the company’s current board members, including Yahoo’s CEO, Marissa Mayer, will step down.(Image credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
A Raise Can Wreak Havoc With Your Health Insurance Subsidy
Health insurance subsidies are pegged to personal income estimates. But if those are too low, a person may have to repay the government later on.(Image credit: Guido Mieth/Getty Images)
Trump buildings are likely terror targets, but it’s unclear who will pay for extra security
President-elect Donald Trump’s vast property interests are estimated by Bloomberg to be worth $3 billion, and as he prepares to take office, there are growing concerns in the security and counterterrorism communities over who will foot the bill to protect them. Trump has a large roster of high-profile…
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My ‘towel theory’ explains why being cheap ends up costing you more
When you’re spending more on the expensive version, or spending more to save time, what you’re really doing is saving money.
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Millennials skip YouTube ads… and that’s ok (GOOG, GOOGL)
BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. TrueView ads on YouTube allow advertisers to only pay for ads that are watched to completion. Users have the option to skip these ads after five seconds…
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How to Find Out Which Version of Microsoft Office You’re Using (and Whether it’s 32-bit or 64-bit)
Many of us use Microsoft Office programs daily, but you may forget which version of Office you’re running. If you need to know which edition of Office you have, as well as which architecture (32-bit or 64-bit), we’ll show you how to quickly find this information on Windows and Mac.Click Here to Continue… RSS
Widow of Brussels bombing victim suing Twitter, Nokia, estate of Thomas Edison [Dumbass]
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The Wall Street Journal: EU’s new privacy rules could crimp online ad revenue
The European Commission has proposed new rules that would curb how companies like Google and Facebook track users to deliver targeted ads, introducing legislation that could reduce a key revenue stream.
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Costco Knows Its Perfect Customer
Costco (NASDAQ: COST) has a perfect member who spends more money while adding increased profit to the chain’s bottom line. The company’s CFO, Richard Galanti, laid out exactly what makes up the warehouse club’s ideal customer in its Q1 2017 earnings call. He explained how different types of members spend…
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In Germany, Parents Can Sue the Government for Failing to Provide Child Care
You’ve had a baby—congratulations! Now, when will you be returning to work? For most parents, their answer depends on the arrangements they can find for child care—this is especially true for mothers, who, despite many changes to society over the past century, remain primarily responsible for childrearing…
Infrastructure Delays Keep Canada’s Spending Lagging Behind Budget Plans
Scaramucci Sees Sale of SkyBridge, Possible White House Post
Ahead of Yellen’s Teacher Town Hall, a Look at Education Economics – Top Stories
The Tell: Bill Gross says if benchmark bond breaks passed this key level, watch out!
The demise of the longstanding bull market in bonds has been squarely on the minds of investors lately. Bill Gross explains why the 10-year Treasury yield holds the key to stocks and other financial markets.
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New Properties Discovered in Atom-Wide Troughs
Could adding defects make a good material better? Scientists have found that linear defects in a promising thin film create one-atom-thick metallic wires. These wires cross the otherwise intact material, offering a way to channel electrons and photons, tiny packets of light
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Obama vs. Trump: 5 Medical and Science Stances
In some areas the next administration’s approach may be more of the same — Read more on
With The Far-Right Rising, Dutch Create Their Own Parties For Immigrants
With an anti-immigrant party looking strong in the polls, new parties that support immigrants and minorities are cropping up in an attempt to serve as a counterweight.(Image credit: Robin van Lonkhuijsen /AFP/Getty Images)
Trudeau shuffles team to fit with Trump and make a deal with China
In the first major shake-up of his year-old government, Justin Trudeau is retiring his foreign affairs minister and bringing in new blood to deal with the incoming Trump administration, if reports are accurate. Chrystia Freeland, former managing director of Thompson-Reuters and noted author on the subject…
Ars Technica
Venus scientists “just trying to hold on” after new NASA rejections
NASA/JPL Last Wednesday was supposed to be a banner day for planetary scientists who study Venus, the closest planet to Earth. In recent decades, of more than a dozen missions proposed to explore Venus,…
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Legendary radio telescope hangs in the balance
US National Science Foundation looks to slash funding for Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory.Nature 541 143 doi: 10.1038/541143a
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Kabul bombings: Dozens dead after twin blasts near Afghan parliament
Two explosions kill at least 30 people in a Taliban attack targeting Afghan intelligence officials.
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nissan imagines the 2040 future of mobility at CES 2017
nissan’s vision for the future of mobility features automated valet parking where the car goes directly to its owner, no more queues and red traffic lights, maximum security for all with communication between between cars, pedestrians and cyclists, plus more. The post nissan imagines the 2040 future…
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Walking on water? Giant 50 sq km floating walkway opens in China (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Have you ever fancied walking on water? Well, now you can. Kind of. Chinese tourism officials have just opened a record breaking 50 square kilometer floating walkway on the Hongshui River. Read Full Article at
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Here’s why the 30-year bond bull market isn’t over yet (TLT, TBT)
The 10-year hit a high of 2.64% the day after the Fed hiked rates.
PayPal saw nearly $1 billion in charitable donations over the holidays
PayPal has tallied up all the charitable donations it processed during the recent holiday season. The online payment processing company announced that 8 million PayPal users from 181 countries donated $971.21 million to 282,053 organizations at the end of 2016. Of course, that’s merely a fraction of…
Lionsgate and Michael Milken invest in esports team The Immortals
The esports business is attracting more high-end investors. Today, film studio Lionsgate and financier Michael Milken are investing in the professional esports team The Immortals. After many years in the wilderness, esports has matured. It grew to $892 million in 2016, according to market researcher…
Apple, Facebook, and Google top Greenpeace energy report card, but Amazon disappoints
Tech companies love to tout how energy efficient and sustainable their data centers are getting. Now it appears that progress is being made toward sustainability, according to the “Clicking Clean” report released Tuesday by the environmental watchdog group Greenpeace. The advocacy group uses the annual…
Digit bot has saved people $250 million and is now available on Facebook Messenger
Digit, a bot that automatically draws money into a savings account, is now available on Facebook Messenger. Since Digit bot was created in 2015, it has helped its users save $250 million, the company says. To use Digit, connect the bot to your checking account. The bot then takes out money each day…
Wikimedia Foundation nabs $3 million grant to improve accessibility of free Commons content
The Wikimedia Foundation may be better known for a vast crowdsourced online encyclopedia called Wikipedia, but the not-for-profit also operates a repository of free-to-use media assets — including photos, audio clips, and videos — called Wikimedia Commons, the content of which is used to illustrate other… Headlines
EOG Resources Inc Gained 45% in 2016. Is There Room to Run in 2017?
Image source: Getty Images.Leading U.S. oil producer EOG Resources (NYSE: EOG) went on quite a run last year. The stock ended the year up 45%, putting it closer to regaining the peak hit before oil prices started tumbling in the middle of 2014:Continue reading
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Net-Nets: Deep Value Stocks Trading At 66% Or Less Than Their Net Current Asset Value
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Wholesale Sales Disappoint Sending Inventories-Ratio Back Into Recession Territory
November saw inventories rise more than expected (+1.0% MoM vs +0.9% exp) and sales disappoint (+0.4% vs +0.5% exp) and were notably revised lower. This sent the inventories-to-sales ratio back up again – stubbornly stuck in recessionary territory. Both Inventories and sales grew year-over-year… …
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Paul Krugman Flip-Flops…Again
Presented with little comment… h/t @KevinWGlass In other words, 5 months after telling the world “it’s time to borrow,” … ..investing more in infrastructure would clearly make us richer. Meanwhile, the federal government can borrow at incredibly low interest rates: 10-year, inflation-protected…
Yet another uplifting 2016 ‘Word of the Year’ has been announced
Though it’s officially 2017, the world is still trying to recover from the 🗑 🔥  that was 2016. While the year provided us with enough words to form a glossary, a few in particular were powerful enough to earn the “Word of the Year” title. Now, thanks to The American Dialect Society (ADS) — a group… US Business
One In Three Tech Workers Is Underpaid
More than one-third of tech professionals are earning at least 10% less than they could command if they looked for a new job today, according to salary-data firm Paysa. US Business
Email Can Reveal How Well New Hires Fit In
New hires don’t always fit in—despite companies’ best efforts to assess their cultural suitability. Researchers tried a new strategy: analyzing newcomers’ email.
The Key to Better Photos of Beautiful Buildings and Architecture
It can be surprisingly hard to get a decent shot of expansive buildings or architecture. Maybe there are tourists in your photo or your lens isn’t wide enough or your picture just won’t do the scene justice. For a better shot, focus on detail instead of the big picture.Read more…
Putin’s Other American Propaganda Effort: Anti-Fracking News
Forbes – Markets
President-Elect Trump And Alibaba Start Off Quasi-China Trade Talks On A Positive Note
Donald Trump meeting with Jack Ma could prove businessmen are far better than politicians
Forbes – Markets
EOG Resources About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (EOG)
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/12/17, EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE: EOG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1675, payable on 1/31/17. As a percentage of EOG’s recent stock price of $103.83, this dividend works out to approximately 0.16%. Click…
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LG’s G6 will have a unique 18:9 screen aspect ratio
We already know LG is abandoning its modular effort for the upcoming G6, but today the company delivered another interesting nugget: It’ll sport a 5.7-inch Quad HD+ panel with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Yes, that’s really a 2:1 screen (math!), which means…
Mayer: not so much leaving Yahoo, as taking it with her?
Marissa Mayer is getting ready to say goodbye to Yahoo’s board, but not necessarily to the Yahoo brand. The company said in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing Monday that it will shed almost everything that makes it Yahoo, including its name, when its deal with Verizon closes.  If you’re…
Digital Trends
Microsoft is sending official ‘Scalebound’ videos down the memory hole
Microsoft is going further than just canceling the dragon buddy romp action game, Scalebound, it’s practically disowning it. Following the announcement that it had canned its production, trailers for the game are now disappearing from Microsoft accounts. While you can still find unofficial versions on…
Digital Trends
Nissan previews its next design language with the Vmotion 2.0 concept
Toyota isn’t the only Japanese company that brought a surprisingly

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