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Zero Hedge
Is the mainstream media relevant anymore?
Years ago the number of ad dollars spent on online advertising overtook the amount spent on offline advertising (TV, print, radio).  This demographic shift was presented as form, not essence.  It was presented as the evolution of media, firms were adapting and changing.  But something much deeper was…
Lifehacker
Three Ways You Can Improve Your Sense of Smell
Your sense of smell is one of those things you can easily take for granted. If you want to improve the sensitivity of your nose, here are three useful tips to keep in mind.Read more…
RT – Daily news
‘I think there’s an RT channel here’: Clapper & senators use fuzzy math on RT’s reach
The US intelligence community testified on Capitol Hill about supposed Russian interference in the 2016 election. In doing so, they provided more free advertising for RT, yet also seemed confused about the network, its reach and its coverage. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Siberian ‘werewolf’ serial killer confesses to murdering 59 more women
A former policeman-turned-serial killer from the East Siberian city of Angarsk, Mikhail Popkov, has confessed to killing at least 59 more women, two years after he was given a life sentence for 22 murders, the city’s Investigative Committee said. Read Full Article at RT.com
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How China Cheats: ‘Fixing’ The Fix
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Ice Age ‘skeleton crew’ offers insights for today’s endangered species
The ghosts of Ice Age mammals can teach valuable, real-world lessons about what happens to an ecosystem when its most distinct species go extinct, according to a Yale University study.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
The best way to include fossils in the ‘tree of life’
The researchers from the Bristol Palaeobiology Group, part of the School of Earth Sciences, studied the best way to understand relationships of extinct animals to other extinct species as well as those alive today.
Newswise: SciNews
Surrounded by Water
Whether producing new types of power or cleaning old waste sites, the reaction between water and positively charged particles from acids is crucial. To gain insight, scientists isolated certain structures of a proton being surrounded by an increasing number of water molecules.
New Scientist – Online news
Extinct giant goose used its wings to fight rather than fly
Garganornis ballmanni, which lived on a Mediterranean island, was around 1.5 metres tall and had wing adaptations seen in birds that fight over territory
Next Big Future
Billionaire backed Breakthrough Initiative funds new coronograph on European Very Large Telescope to get scope time to find and study exoplanets around Alpha Centauri
ESO has signed an agreement with the Breakthrough Initiatives to adapt the Very Large Telescope instrumentation in Chile to conduct a search for planets in the nearby star system Alpha Centauri. Such planets could be the targets for an eventual launch of miniature space probes by the Breakthrough Starshot…
Mashable
Judge dismisses libel suit against Trump because his tweets are ‘hyperbolic’
A judge did not take Donald Trump’s tweets seriously — which saved him from a lawsuit. On Monday, a libel case against Trump was dumped by a New York judge, who claimed because the president-elect uses “simplistic insults” like “wacko” and “loser” on Twitter, his “hyperbolic” comments just show his…
Gizmodo
9 Fun Tricks You Can Do With Static Electricity
If you ever wanted to be a wizard, or just to try your hand at some magic tricks, you should learn the dark arts of… static electricity. Yep, with a bit of strategic contact with certain objects, you can easily fool kids and probably even trick your drunk friend into thinking you can control objects…
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Hands-on: An accessory that gives the MacBook Air a touchscreen
If you’ve been dreaming of a MacBook with a touchscreen, the odds are slim-to-none that Apple will ever indulge your fantasy – apart from a controversial Touch Bar. That leaves room for products like Neonode’s AirBar to fill in that gap. We took the new MacBook Air-compatible AirBar for a spin…
io9
A ‘Graveyard of Red Fabric’ Went Into the Creation of Doctor Strange’s Cloak of Levitation
In Doctor Strange, the Cloak of Levitation took on the aspect of an animal sidekick. It was like it was the long-lost brother of Aladdin’s Magic Carpet. And while the Cloak’s personality came from CGI, its design came from Alexandra Byrne. Read more…
Bloomberg Business
Daimler’s Zetsche Shows Off the New Mercedes E-Class
Jan.09 — Daimler Chairman Dieter Zetsche discusses the E-Class family of luxury vehicles. He speaks with David Westin on “What’d You Miss?” from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan.
TMZ.com
Kim Kardashian’s Limo Company Says Driver Released with No Robbery Charges (PHOTO)
The Paris limo driver who was arrested in the Kim Kardashian robbery dragnet has been released and was never even a suspect … so claims the limo company that hired him. UNIC Worldpass tells TMZ, driver Michael Madar has been released from custody…
Quartz
A book by Donald Trump’s pick to lead national security communications is being pulled for plagiarism
If you missed “the book Barack Obama and his pals don’t want you to read,” you’re out of luck. What the (Bleep) Just Happened?, a 2012 book by conservative analyst Monica Crowley, is now unavailable. Crowley, who was chosen by Donald Trump to lead communications for the National Security Council, has…
Quartz
Trump’s choice for a commission on vaccine safety is an anti-vaxxer and a Kennedy
President-elect Donald Trump stoked conspiracy theories throughout his campaign. Now he wants to make them official policy, it seems. Trump just tapped Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a prominent peddler of anti-vaccine non-science, to “chair a commission on vaccination safety and scientific integrity,” Kennedy…
Quartz
Watch US senators try to make sense of FBI director James Comey’s secretiveness on Trump and the Kremlin
As their colleagues on Capitol Hill kicked off a flurry of confirmation hearings for US president-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks, members of the Senate Intelligence Committee convened today (Jan. 10) on another matter. The heads of the CIA, FBI, and the National Security Agency came to testify,…
Quartz
Mark Zuckerberg just hired the guys who helped win three of the last four US presidential elections
Yet another reason to wonder about Mark Zuckerberg’s political aspirations: His philanthropic organization, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, just hired the guys who helped elect Barack Obama and George W. Bush. Former Obama campaign manager and Uber board member David Plouffe is joining the Chan Zuckerberg…
CNET News.com
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative adds political firepower – CNET
The philanthropic company started by the Facebook CEO and his wife hires David Plouffe, an Uber board member, to try to avoid political roadblocks.
VentureBeat
How AI took center stage at CES 2017
GUEST: CES 2017 was set to be the biggest so far, with more exhibitors, products, and visitors than ever before in its 50 year history. But one signal sparked my interest above everything else: increasing focus on how technology brings value over technology per se. It was hard to find anything not labeled…
VentureBeat
Wix integrates Square to let merchants process credit cards
Wix.com announced today that it has integrated with Square, enabling businesses and merchants using the do-it-yourself website builder to process credit card payments easily, both online and in person. Currently, Wix syncs up Square’s point-of-sale (POS) solution with Wix’s online category and inventory,…
VentureBeat
Indeed: U.S. game developer job postings have dropped 65% since 2014
The number of jobs posted for game developers has declined 65 percent since 2014, according to an analysis by the job search site Indeed. The global game industry has grown to $91 billion across multiple platforms, but the number of jobs in the U.S. could be on the decline, at least among larger companies….
VentureBeat
VR funding and innovation look strong for 2017
GUEST: This year, CES saw countless VR demos, new headsets and accessories (maybe the most significant being wireless capability add-ons for tethered headsets), and AR consumer headsets and phones by ODG and ASUS. Many of these technologies will not be available until later in 2017 or 2018. Oculus was…
VentureBeat
Microsoft wants to build the city of tomorrow, starting with cars
Forget what you know about autonomous cars for a moment. In the future, that’s only one small piece of the puzzle. The real money is on data-driven cars, a vast array of connected vehicles that feed rich data to a central server in hopes of improving more than just traffic flows. We’ll save time in traffic,…
Digg Top Stories
Abortion’s Deadly DIY Past Could Soon Become Its Future
And overturning Roe might not even be the endgame.
Digg Top Stories
The Robot Threat Donald Trump Isn’t Talking About
After displacing US manufacturing workers, robots are poised to do the same in developing economies, too. It will be hard to re-shore jobs that no longer exist.
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Denmark’s “100-year-flood” turns out to be more of a weekly event [Scary]
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Loudwire
Venom Albums Ranked
See how we ranked Venom’s albums from weakest to strongest. Continue reading…
NYT > Business Day
Breitbart News Hires Veteran Wall Street Journal Reporter to Run New Finance Section
The right-wing news and opinion website hopes the new section, led by John Carney, will help to broaden its audience.
Business Insider
Withdrawal from climate pact is much bigger than just global warming — it could get in the way of fighting HIV
Managed HIV depends on a gamut of social and environmental resources that have become necessary to meet health needs in the era of global climate change.
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Three Reasons To Explore Europe’s Corporate Bonds
Mises Institute
Jeff Sessions Endangers State-Level Victories Against Federal Power
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssLegal SystemU.S. HistoryJeff Sessions Endangers State-Level Victories Against Federal PowerPolitical Theory 0 Views Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump’s choice for US Attorney General, has the potential to threaten recent gains in state-level opposition to federal…
Zero Hedge
The Myth Of Authority… “But There’d Be No Roads!”
Submitted by Eric Peters via EricPetersAutos.com, Along with the Myth of Authority – the idea that being ordered about by other people is legitimate so long as those people have given themselves titles or wear uniforms – there is this idea that, absent government, we’d never have things like roads….
Master Feed : The Atlantic
The Atlantic Daily: Change and Confirmation
What We’re FollowingThe Trump Transition: Confirmation hearings for the Trump Cabinet began today in the Senate, with Jeff Sessions, the nominee for U.S. attorney general, testifying first before the Judiciary Committee. Among other issues, Sessions defended his record on voting rights and pledged to…
Mashable
Snowboarder backflips off a moving car like it’s NBD
Snowboarding is not for the faint of heart.  In what had potential to be an incredibly stressful viewing experience, professional snowboarder Martin Agerstig heads directly at a moving car, only to turn out a miraculous backflip. SEE ALSO: Watch this skier straight up trigger an avalanche Swedish…
WIRED
3 Key Questions Senators Must Ask Elaine Chao, Trump’s Transport Pick
The way Americans move is changing fast—and Chao will have a lot to say about it. The post 3 Key Questions Senators Must Ask Elaine Chao, Trump’s Transport Pick appeared first on WIRED.
DudeIWantThat.com
Quip Electric Toothbrush & Brushing Program
Quip doesn’t think you’re incapable of healthy and safe oral hygiene practices, they just think the way you’re currently doing it is all wrong. And completely jacking up your teeth and gums. They’d like to help. Teach you when to brush, how to brush, and for how long. And ‘Quip you with all the tools…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Microscopic spaces between heart cells may play role in sudden cardiac death
Sudden cardiac death in patients with heart failure is a major concern in the United States. A research team will investigate how the microscopic spaces surrounding heart cells affect connections called gap junctions.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Researchers reveal connection between female estrogen cycle, addictive potential of cocaine
A new study shows how high estrogen release during the estrus cycle increases the pleasure felt via the brain’s reward pathway.
werd.com
Hitch & Timber EDC Wallet
Baltimore-based Hitch & Timber has created a slim wallet that carries more than just a couple cards. Crafted with 4oz American tanned Horween leather, the made-to-order Card Caddy also features a pen and pocket knife holder. Cut, stitched, & burnished with great care by human hands, it carries…
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Fender American Professional Series
The forthcoming American Professional Series is a new line of flagship Fenders due to be unveiled on Jan 19th at the NAMM (North American Music Merchants) show. This new line of  best-in-class instruments combines Fender heritage and quality with modern, player-centric features. Made in America, the…
werd.com
Klipsch The Three
Constructed with real wood veneers—Ebony or Maple—and featuring the classic looks of spun copper switches & knobs, the room-filling sound of the Heritage Wireless Three tabletop stereo system blends the acoustics and classic design legacy of Paul W. Klipsch with the latest technologies: bluetooth…
TechCrunch
Withings does the hybrid smartwatch right with the Steel HR
 Smartwatches aren’t for everyone. That much has been clear since day one, a fact seemingly confirmed by a recent stagnation in the space. Too many are designed to be once-size-fits-all, but ultimately are just too bulky and flashy with too many battery life compromises for most wrists. As someone who…
Macworld
Macworld’s January Digital Edition: MacBook Pro Reviewed
Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld Digital Edition.In the January issue We take an in-depth look at the new MacBook Pro with touch bar…
HiConsumption
2017 Ram Rebel 1500 Black Edition
Complete with a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 for good measure.
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Stop ignoring me!
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Guy is honest about why he is using social media
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The most American thing
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So, let’s catch up with Matthew Roberts, who at the age of 25 discovered that his real father was Charles Manson [Followup]
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Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
New molecular discovery may help identify drug therapies to prevent dementia
Scientists have discovered a molecular pathway in the brain that may help provide answers to long-term memory problems in the elderly and aid researchers in identifying drug-based therapies to prevent dementia.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Innovative imaging, surgery treats lymph condition in adults
Researchers who developed a safe and effective procedure to remove thick clogs in children’s airways are now reporting similar success in adult patients. In this rare condition, called plastic bronchitis, patients develop thick, caulk-like casts that form in the branching paths of their airways.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Repeat cesarean deliveries less cost-effective in low-risk women, investigators find
For women with a prior low transverse incision cesarean delivery, the decision to undergo a vaginal delivery or elect to have a repeat cesarean delivery has important clinical and economic ramifications.
Next Big Future
Hybrid Fusion Fission Molten Salt Reactor
A single HMSR (Hybrid Fusion Fission Molten Salt Reactor) is designed to produce 5 GW thermal power at 700 C, thermal conversion systems should be able to generate 2.1 GW gross electricity. For comparison, the largest PWR’s now under construction will convert the same thermal power to 1.6 GW of electricity,…
CNET News.com
Parents, rejoice! Studio Ghibli series coming to Amazon Prime – CNET
Gillian Anderson will narrate the 26-episode series “Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter.”
Man of Many
The Beast Hoverbike is, a BEAST!
For decades, the dream of flying vehicles for personal use has been a hallmark of futurist ideals. We all believed that come the year 2000, the world would suddenly transform into a technological utopia for everyone. Well, flying cars have arrived, as have hovercraft. But these have proved too expensive…
HiConsumption
2018 Audi Q8 Concept
Elegance and luxury in a full-sized plug-in hybrid SUV.
Lifehacker
The Multipurpose Gaming, Music, and Work Space
scruffycoxendale’s home office is more than just one desk with a computer on it, although it’s definitely nice. A quick look around the room shows off some other great gear, including a lovely record collection, a media server for the house, and more.Read more…
HiConsumption
Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20 Outdoor Smartwatch
Mil-spec durability with high-tech capability.
HiConsumption
Girl Scout S’mores
Celebrating their centennial anniversary the best way they know how.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Bacterial Pac Man molecule snaps at sugar
Many pathogens use certain sugar compounds from their host to help conceal themselves against the immune system. Scientists have now analyzed the dynamics of a bacterial molecule that is involved in this process. They demonstrate that the protein grabs onto the sugar molecule with a Pac Man-like chewing…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Portable device for early diabetes detection being developed
Researchers are developing a portable device for detecting type 1 or type 2 diabetes at an early stage. The ultimate aim of the project is to develop a prototype of the device.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Eastern Russian plant collection could improve cold hardiness in miscanthus
Winters in eastern Russia are intensely cold, with air temperatures regularly reaching -30 degrees Fahrenheit in some locations. It is a seemingly inhospitable climate, but native plants have found ways to thrive there. A plant geneticist suspected one of these plants may hold the key to breeding cold-tolerant…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Computer models could help design physical therapy regimens
Researchers have developed a computational walking model that could help guide patients to their best possible recovery after a stroke.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Drug shown to aid injured adult brains may exacerbate cognitive problems in children
The pediatric brain responds negatively to traumatic brain injury treatment that targets inflammation, new research suggests.
Business Insider
The violence in Great Britain after the Brexit vote might hold lessons for America
If these citizens’ newly raised expectations are not met, many will feel angry and betrayed by the political establishment yet again.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
john edmark’s 3D printed strobe-animated ‘blooms’ move like magic
the bloom’s animation effect is achieved by progressive rotations of the golden ratio. The post john edmark’s 3D printed strobe-animated ‘blooms’ move like magic appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Digital Trends
The Madrisa ski lift uses lasers to assist small children and the handicapped
Skiing is a great pastime for millions of families each year. For some, it hasn’t always been easy to get to the top of the mountain without assistance. The average chairlift just isn’t built for small children or skiers with disabilities. That is beginning to change at the infamous Klosters-Madrisa…
Fool.com Headlines
When Will Shopify Be Profitable?
Source: Shopify.comShopify (NYSE: SHOP) has had tremendous success growing its e-commerce solution from one retailer in 2004 to over 325,000 online merchants today. This success has seen Shopify to grow its monthly subscription revenue at a compound annual growth rate of 81% since 2012. During this period…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
TreePod tent suspends campers like a life-sized Christmas ornament
A trend we’ve noticed while touring various trade shows around the US and Europe the past few years is the hanging hammock pod. Part hammock-chair and part fabric treehouse, these pods are available from a number of different brands, bringing a bit of suspended relaxation to the trees. TreePod…
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Icelandic airline offering $69 flights from U.S. to Europe. Bonus: Hot pink airplanes [Spiffy]
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Britain to be hit by thunder… thunder… thunder… THUNDERSNOW, HOOOOOOOOOOOO At the weekend [Unlikely]
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SlashGear
Google planned a Project Ara aquarium module
Project Ara, the codename for Google’s modular smartphone project, has been dead for months. Though originally set for a consumer model release in 2017, Project Ara ran into troubles apparently too great to overcome, and Google ultimately scrapped it. The idea of using modules to customize and upgrade…
Business Insider
This often-delayed email privacy act is back for another go-around in Congress
The SEC was one of the opponents to the law, claiming that the rules would inhibit the SEC from obtaining digital content in investigations.
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Like It Or Not, Sin Pays
Discover Magazine
Mammals: Is It Better To Be Horny or Brainy?
The arms race between prey and predator has been around since the first time one microbe evaded another; it’s a never-ending spiral of adaptations to be faster, stronger or better-defended. Now a new study looking at antipredator defenses across 647 species of mammals has found animals seem to have taken…
TechCrunch
Everything Trump’s Homeland Security nominee said about tech in his confirmation hearing
 In a Senate hearing described as a “lovefest” by one attendee, General John F. Kelly testified about his nomination to become the fifth secretary of the Department of Homeland security. The relatively concise and often openly warm hearing got underway as Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill thanked Kelly…
Mashable
Artists to protest Trump with painting made with human blood
Activists planning to fight Trump for the next four years will use their blood, sweat and tears — literally. llma Gore is a member of the guerrilla art collective INDECLINE, responsible for the naked Trump statues that appeared in five different cities late last year. Now, Gore’s got an even wilder…
Latest news
US will cede leadership in APAC by abandoning TPP: US trade chief
The US would ‘abdicate’ its leadership in the Asia-Pacific region and deliver it ‘into China’s arms’ if it abandons the TPP, a speech by current Trade Representative Michael Froman has warned Trump.
Latest news
AI-training platform Mighty AI raises $14m from Intel, Google, Accenture
Mighty AI, formerly Spare5, will use the $14 million it raised from Intel, Accenture, and Google to extend its AI training platform and hire new staff.
Mashable
These pins support human rights just in time for the Women’s March
With thousands of pins, a couple from Michigan are hoping to bring a little love, compassion and support to America in time for the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. Kate Lind, 32, and Nate Stevens, 30, are behind Pincause — a $5 pin they designed with artist Penelope Dullaghan that features the American…
Digital Trends
Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro and C7 Pro were just shown off in this newly leaked image
It looks like Samsung is prepping follow-ups to last year’s Galaxy C5 and C7 series. Expected to be called the C5 Pro and C7 Pro, the upcoming phones have been making the rounds in the rumor mills of late — and are expected to join the already-released C9 Pro, which was released only in China. The devices…
WSJ.com: World News
Iran’s Opposition Protests Amid Mourning for Former Leader
The funeral for one of the founding fathers of Iran’s regime provided a forum for a rare demonstration by the country’s long-silenced opposition.
The Verge – All Posts
Human error in a nuclear facility nearly destroyed Arkansas
Here in the US, we like to think that our nuclear weapons exist to prevent our enemies from detonating a nuclear explosion on US soil — that is, when we think about them at all. The thing is, nuclear weapons are just machines. And like all machines, sometimes they break, and sometimes, there’s user error….
Archinect – News
Aamodt/Plumb Architects resigns from the AIA over Robert Ivy’s conciliatory comments toward Trump
Don’t pay your national AIA dues if you don’t agree with the direction of the association. At least, that’s what Mette Aamodt is doing this year. According to a press release issued by the firm, Aamodt explains that she: is calling on architects to join her in refusing to work for clients engaged in…
Bloomberg
Teslas Autopilot Head Departs With Hiring of Apple Engineer
Dezeen
Philip Johnson’s Interfaith Peace Chapel vandalised in Dallas
A Philip Johnson-designed chapel in Dallas, Texas, has been defaced with graffiti. Read more
NYT > Business Day
Rex Tillerson, Required to Sell Exxon Shares, Wants to Defer the Taxes
Tax experts say Exxon Mobil’s plan for Mr. Tillerson, its former chief executive and now the secretary of state nominee, may run into trouble with the I.R.S.
NYT > Business Day
Obama’s Work to Limit Mergers May Stop With Trump Administration
Though President-elect Donald J. Trump has railed against media company mergers, conservatives and liberals say they see no proof he will worry about the rise of megacompanies.
NYT > Business Day
Studies Find Higher Minimum Wage May Have Losers
As more cities and states raise their minimum wages, researchers question how much difference the changes will make for the working poor.
RollingStone.com: Music
Bruce Springsteen Archives Headed to Monmouth University
Bruce Springsteen’s archives will be housed at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey, The New York Times reports.The rocker’s personal collection of written works, photographs, magazines and other artifacts from throughout his career will make up the new Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center…
Business Insider
Why mentally ill people are allowed to buy guns — or keep the ones they have
The Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter was one of several recent high-profile gunmen who suffered from psychiatric issues.
The Next Web
Oculus founder headed to court over allegations of stolen tech and bogus origin story
After purchasing Oculus just over two years ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is just beginning to reap the benefit. Oculus finds itself in the fortunate position of being an industry leader in a market that’s just beginning its ascent. It’s also about to appear in court over allegations of stolen technology…
Acquire
The Slim d’Hermès Quantième Perpétuel Platine is one complicated beauty
Definitely one of our favorite Hermes watches to date.The Slim d’Hermès collection adds another stunning model, the Quantième Perpétuel Platine. The watch features a beautiful arrangement of complications that include a dedicated date dial, second time zone, moonphase (with mother of pearl moon), day/night…
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What’s on TV: NFL playoffs, ‘Lemony Snicket,’ and ‘Sherlock’ finale
After (barely) surviving CES, we’re greeted home by a TV slate stocked with returned programs. While Sherlock wraps up its latest run this weekend, we’ll also be watching season premieres for Workaholics, Are You the One and Colony. Tonight, however, President Obama’s farewell address dominates the airwaves….
RT – Daily news
Los Angeles to borrow $70mn to cover ‘new trend of increased liability payouts’
Los Angeles is set to borrow up to $70 million after a year of high-profile lawsuits over police shootings, wrongly convicted persons and disability rights. The money would cover legal fees and payouts, but cost the city about $9 million per year in interest. Read Full Article at RT.com
WSJ.com: US Business
Supreme Court Weighs Difference Between a ‘Cash Discount’ and a ‘Surcharge’
The Supreme Court heard arguments over a New York law that allows merchants to offer discounts when customers pay cash but prohibits surcharges on credit-card purchases.
Business Insider
Nicaragua, seeking China’s investment in transoceanic canal, says it wants more international recognition for Taiwan
Tsai Ing-wen took part in a meeting of the Taiwan-Nicaragua chamber of commerce, and pledged to deepen trade and investment between the two.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Aerodyne Nimbus 195: A racing drone so tough you can drive your car over it
A drone you can drive your car over? Thanks to a sphere-based, carbon fiber monocoque exoskeleton, this FPV racing drone can take one hell of a beating – or a dunk in the snow or a puddle – and could save the average pilot a fair bit of tinkering time after a crash… Continue Reading Aerodyne…
News
Seriously, What A Day: 8 Things That Actually Happened On Tuesday
Tuesday was an insane news day, with confirmation hearings, explosive new allegations about Trump’s ties to Russia, and a death sentence in a high-profile case, among other things. And more to come.(Image credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Demographic Convergence And The Coming Chinese Healthcare Explosion
Digital Trends
Samsung had an all-in-one PC at CES 2017 that you may or may not be able to buy
CES 2017 was full of fascinating new consumer technology products, from new gaming systems to drones to dishwashers. With more than 2.6 million square feet of floor space and thousands of exhibitors, there was something for everyone. While most new products were heavily promoted, some were hidden in…
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Apple, Inc. Is About to Expand U.S. Manufacturing, but It’s Not What You Think
Too bad we’re not talking about iPhone manufacturing. Image source: Apple.Expanding domestic manufacturing is the popular thing to do right about now, as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office in just 10 days. We’ve already seen a handful of domestic companies cave to the political pressure,…
Business Insider
The federal spending ‘Wastebook’ is outrageous in more ways than one
The book documents government spending it deems excessive.
SlashGear
Google Voice updates are inbound, company confirms
Google Voice, the company’s seldom mentioned VoIP service, is going to be on the receiving end of some updates soon. News of the updates first arrived via a link some users were seeing when they visited Google Voice. The link and notification encouraged users to click to see the new Google Voice, but…
Business Insider
Martin Luther King Jr.’s wife wrote a letter condemning Jeff Sessions in 1986
The 1986 letter penned by Coretta Scott King was previously unreleased.
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This library was built exactly over the Canada-USA border (the black line)
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Bloomberg
Lets Make a Deal? What the World Thinks About Post-Brexit Trade
Gizmodo
These Magical Sculptures Look Like Animations But They’re Actually Real Objects
Artist John Edmark has done it again. With the clever use of a strobe light, he’s created sculptures that move like weird computer animations but are actually real, 3D printed objects that physically exist. It’s a bit hypnotizing but so, so cool, because they move and grow and essentially come alive…
International Business Times
ESPN iOS Apps Get Apple’s Single Sign-On Tool, Chromecast Support
Sports network ESPN has just updated its iOS apps. Now, users of the apps will not have a hard time when logging in because both the ESPN main app and the WatchESPN app already have support for Apple’s single sign-on feature.
Jetson Green
Off-The-Grid Shelter Built in a Challenging Terrain
Building in remote locations of the world often calls for off-the-grid solutions, which builders envision in different ways. The mountain shelter recently built by the architecture firm Archaeus of Romania offers one such ingenious solution. The shelter is called Călțun Shelter and was built in July…
Zero Hedge
4Chan Claims To Have Fabricated Anti-Trump Report As A Hoax
In a story that is getting more surreal by the minute, a post on 4Chan now claims that the infamous “golden showers” scene in the unverified 35-page dossier, allegedly compiled by a British intelligence officer, was a hoax and fabricated by a member of the chatboard as “fanfiction”, then sent to Rick…
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General Dynamics: Emergent, Strong And Well Positioned To Profit In The Defense Sector
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Michael Cohen: ‘It Is Fake News Meant to Malign Mr. Trump’
Donald Trump and his lawyer on Tuesday night denied allegations in an explosive, unverified dossier that describes a purported Russian operation to compromise Trump.Trump tweeted that the document, which was referred to in a CNN report and later published in full on BuzzFeed News, was “FAKE NEWS – A…
Bloomberg
Chinas $3.8 Trillion Wealth Products Reel Amid Bond Rout
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Universe or Multiverse (2016) – Quantum Physics documentary
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Aurora as seen from the ISS
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TIL shortly before she died, Majel Barrett recorded an entire library of phonetic sounds, allowing her voice to be used in future products outside of Star Trek and, quite possibly, as the computer voice in Star Trek: Discovery. Thus, she could live on as the voice of Starfleet possibly for all time.
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‘Weapon of war’: Rebels clash with govt at Damascus water source as people face severe shortages
Over 5 million civilians are struggling to obtain the most basic of necessities in and around Damascus amid the escalated fighting between the Syrian army and the rebels for control over a valley with the main regional water source. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Amazon.com, Inc.’s Best-Selling Product in 2016
Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) recently confirmed it shipped over a billion items this holiday season. Recent estimates are predicting that the online retail juggernaut will post 2016 revenue of roughly $137 billion, good for year-over-year growth of 28%. I can’t help but wonder, which of those items was…
Latest news
India’s Tata Group to set up datacentre in Korea for connected cars: Report
Tata Group plans to build a datacentre in South Korea to prepare for the rise of connected cars, according to a report.
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Concerns for Brazil’s Maracana stadium after looting
Amid a dispute over who should maintain it, the iconic Maracana stadium in Rio is ransacked.
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Mecool KM8 P TV Box, Only $38.99 for Amlogic S912 【New & Coupon】
Mecool KM8 P TV BoxAndroid 6.0 Amlogic S912 Octa Core CPU with KODI 17.0Coupon: GBKM8PPrice: $38.99     Url: http://www.gearbest.com/tv-box-mini-pc/pp_597285.htmlSmall and SmartExperience the visual rush of powerful streaming with KM8 P!This streaming media player comes with Android 6.0 OS, and it is…
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starsis brings retro to new york braces dental office in seoul
breaking the vague discomfort and tension typically triggered in patients during visits, this orthodontic office offers a much more relaxed and vibrant setting through a refined retro design. The post starsis brings retro to new york braces dental office in seoul appeared first on designboom | architecture…
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Protein build-up may trigger inflammation associated with Alzheimer’s and other conditions
A recent review article points to the ‘trigger’ for the inflammatory response, caused by the immune system, that precedes Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological conditions.
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‘Dementia gene’ may guard against decline associated with parasitic disease
New research suggests that carriers of the Apolipoprotein E4 allele, which is the single strongest genetic predictor of Alzheimer’s disease and is associated with cognitive decline and cardiovascular disease, may have a reduced risk of cognitive decline associated with parasitic diseases.
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Circulating fatty acids ratio may help predict bariatric weight loss surgery outcome
New findings may one day help clinicians predict the outcome of roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
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Routine procalcitonin screening reduces hospital stays and costs for patients with sepsis
A dangerous and often deadly condition, sepsis affects more than a million Americans every year and the cases continue to increase. A new study examines whether procalcitonin (PCT) testing helps to more effectively manage sepsis care. Investigators found that the use of PCT screening on the first day…
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Nothing fishy about better nutrition for moms and babies
Researchers have found a way to provide mothers and young children in Cambodia with better nutrition through an unlikely source — fish sauce.
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Compound from chicory reveals possible treatment strategy for neurodegenerative disorders
In a new research report scientists used mice to show that chicoric acid, a component of chicory, may help reduce memory impairment associated with Alzheimer’s disease, and possibly other neurodegenerative diseases.
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Play, cognitive skills in kindergarten predict extracurricular activities in middle school
Cognitive skills and experiences like classroom-based play in kindergarten lead to participation in extracurricular activities in 8th grade among children growing up in poverty, finds a new study.
Business Insider
A Wall Street startup backed by George Soros and Peter Thiel is in talks to do a big deal
Electronifie, a corporate bond trading platform led by former Goldman Sachs trader Amar Kuchinad, is in exclusive talks with TruMid, a startup backed by George Soros.
BBC News – World
Cruz questions Session by talking 83% of the time
During his almost 12 minutes with the attorney general nominee, the senator talked for roughly 10.
Business Insider
Why Trump’s tweets on the US arms industry are pure theatre
US president-elect has been critical of expensive projects such as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
Slashdot
Why You Shouldn’t Trust Geek Squad
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Network World: The Orange County Weekly reports that Best Buy’s “Geek Squad” repair technicians routinely search devices brought in for repair for files that could earn them $500 reward as FBI informants. This revelation came out in a court case, United States…
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Washington State seeks to make simply touching your phone while driving illegal. Shaving, doing makeup and chugging that five shot triple mocha soy whip extra hot extra pickle juice latte still A-OK [Interesting]
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Quartz
China is rewriting textbooks so its “eight-year war of resistance” against Japan is now six years longer
On July 7, 1937, the Imperial Japanese Army exchanged fire with startled Chinese troops near a bridge outside Beijing, after a Japanese soldier was reported missing in the vicinity. The battle, known as the Marco Polo Bridge incident, is widely viewed as the outbreak of the Second Sino-Japanese War,…
VentureBeat
2017 will see intelligent highways, a global bank, and more
GUEST: It’s hard to believe this is my 10th annual predictions piece for VentureBeat. VentureBeat founder Matt Marshall asked me write my first prediction piece in 2007 for the year 2008. The tech landscape has changed a lot since then. In 2008, Microsoft offered $44.6 billion for Yahoo, and now Verizon…
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Hackers steal data from 1.5 million user accounts after esports company refuses to pay ransom
Hackers continue to use ransomware to attack and extort businesses and other organizations, highlighting the dangers of failing to put up adequate cyber defenses. E-Sports Entertainment Association, a company that hosts competitive video game tournaments, is among the latest to be hit. The gaming company…
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Researchers discover new subtype of cervical cancer
Scientists have identified a new subtype of cervical cancer that may explain why a fraction of cervical cancer patients do not respond to standard treatment.
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Gene mutations behind lack of a nose identified
Researchers have identified gene mutations associated with a rare congenital condition involving the absence of a nose and often accompanied by defects involving the eye and reproductive systems. Mutations in the same gene have previously been associated with a form of muscular dystrophy.
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Play an instrument? You probably react faster, too
Researchers find that musicians have faster reaction times than non-musicians — and that could have implications for the elderly.
NYT > Business Day
About New York: A 1964 Lesson in Fake News That Still Applies
“None Dare Call It Treason,” by John A. Stormer, went as viral as anything could in an analog age. A teacher in the Bronx steered his students to the library to debunk it.
NYT > Business Day
Port Authority Will Pay $400,000 to Settle Federal Securities Charges
The Securities and Exchange Commission said the agency broke the law when it borrowed money for projects in New Jersey that its lawyers thought were beyond its purview.
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Dylann Roof trial: Jury reaches verdict
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Zero Hedge
Fed Remits Only $92 Billion To Treasury In 2016, Lowest Since 2013
The world was reminded of the cozy relationship between The Fed and The Treasury again today as Janet sent Jack $92.0 billion of freshly ponzi’d net income for 2016 providing the federal government with an important source of funding. This, however, is down almost 6% from 2015 and despite a considerably…
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For viral predators of bacteria, sensitivity can be contagious
Scientists have shown for the first time how bacteria with resistance to a viral predator can become susceptible to it after spending time in the company of other susceptible or ‘sensitive’ bacteria. This ‘contagious’ sensitivity, enabling bacteriophage invasion into previously resistant cells, could…
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Hospitals are less likely to admit publicly insured children, but outcomes aren’t affected
Hospitals are less likely to admit children covered by public insurance such as Medicaid than privately insured children with similar symptoms, especially when hospitals beds are scarce. But the disparity doesn’t appear to affect health outcomes, according to researchers.
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Dual-purpose biofuel crops could extend production, increase profits
Dual-purpose biofuel crops could extend production by two months, decreasing the cost of each gallon of fuel and increasing profits by as much as 30 percent.
Mashable
Ben Smith reveals why BuzzFeed published the ‘explosive’ Trump reports
Following BuzzFeed’s publication of a dossier containing unverified allegations about Donald Trump’s ties to Russia, the site’s editor-in-chief has explained the controversial decision. Given it contains numerous claims about the president-elect’s personal and financial ties to Russia that have not…
Bloomberg Politics
Hong Kong America Center’s Shive: Obama Is Not Going Away
Glenn Shive, executive director at Hong Kong America Center, discusses President Obama’s farewell address with Bloomberg’s Rishaad Salamat on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Bloomberg Politics
Tillerson’s Exxon-Ethics Plan Has a $72 Million Tax Advantage
The exit package Exxon Mobil Corp. has agreed to pay Rex Tillerson if he’s confirmed as secretary of state is structured to preserve roughly $180 million in deferred compensation for him — and might let him avoid an immediate federal income tax bill of as much as $72 million, according to tax specialists…
WSJ.com: US Business
Rex Tillerson May Make Unusual Tax Argument
Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick as secretary of state, aims to use an unusual interpretation of the tax law to spread out taxes owed on his retirement package over the next decade instead of paying more than $70 million immediately.
SlashGear
LG G6 to beat Galaxy S8 to market
It seems that the rivalry between Samsung and LG will be coming back in full swing this year, especially after Samsung revealed its vulnerability. Ironically, LG might actually be taking a page out of Samsung’s book in doing so. According to Korean media, the LG G6, name still unconfirmed, is scheduled…
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Researchers identify monarch butterfly birthplaces to help conserve species
Researchers have pinpointed the North American birthplaces of migratory monarch butterflies that overwinter in Mexico, vital information that will help conserve the dwindling species. The researchers analyzed ‘chemical fingerprints’ in the wings of butterflies collected as far back as the mid-1970s to…
Financial Times
China tourist boom in S Korea belies defence spat
Record 3.8m visits in four months after Seoul’s decision to install US Thaad system
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Killing time: Study sheds light on phages and precision cell destruction
Phage therapy, which exploits the ability of certain viruses to infect and replicate within bacteria, shows promise for treating antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. But designing such therapies depends on understanding how phages work. Phages can kill the cell immediately, or become dormant and…
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Michigan Gov. Snyder’s brilliant plan to balance the budget: “Let’s just not pay back any of that money we stole from unemployed people” [Fail]
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Financial Times
Saudi Arabia plans follow-up to debut bond deal
Country sharply affected by collapse in energy prices since 2014
RT – Daily news
Truth is Clinton stole Sanders’ nomination & was bad candidate – ex-CIA officer Kiriakou (EXCLUSIVE)
The reluctance to release proof of alleged Russian hacking aimed at swaying the US election in Donald Trump’s favor indicates it “doesn’t exist,” former CIA analyst John Kiriakou told RT, arguing that the Democratic Party’s defeat should be pinned on Clinton. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
Video of road being surfaced goes viral, because the internet is what it is
Life comes at you fast, hey? One day you’re the CEO of a small, remote shire in Western Australia. The next, your town is a viral sensation thanks to a Facebook video of road-paving — a video that now boasts more than 14 million views and counting. Such is the twist of fate experienced by Alan Leeson,…
Zero Hedge
U.S. Intelligence Agencies Have No Clothes
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The true patriotism, the only rational patriotism is loyalty to the nation all the time, loyalty to the government when it deserves it.   – Mark Twain, The Czar’s Soliloquy” At this point, pretty much everyone in America has seen the results…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
A research framework for tracing human migration events after ‘out of Africa’ origins
Oxford, UK (SPX) Jan 11, 2017 As more DNA sequencing data continues to become available, including extinct hominids, a new human origins study has been performed that augments a trio of influential papers published in 2016 in the journal Nature. The papers all confirmed the “Out of Africa”…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Floods sever overland routes to Thailand’s south
Surat Thani, Thailand (AFP) Jan 10, 2017 Overland routes to Thailand’s flood-hit south were cut on Tuesday after two bridges collapsed following days of torrential rain that have killed at least 30 people, including a five-year-old girl. The heaviest January rains for three decades have lashed…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
First colour image for joint UK and Algerian CubeSat
London, UK (SPX) Jan 10, 2017 AlSat Nano, a UK-Algeria CubeSat mission, has captured its first full colour image following its launch in September 2016. The image was taken by the Open University C3D2 instrument’s wide field camera on 3rd December, 2016, over the Arkhangelsk Oblast region, on the…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Astronomers consider how climate change mitigation may impact astronomy
Grapevine TX (SPX) Jan 10, 2017 The opening day of the 229th AAS meeting featured a special panel session, entitled “Geoengineering the Atmosphere to Fight Climate Change: Should Astronomers Worry About It?” The discussion featured presentations by four panelists, as well as questions both from committee…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
DARPA’s networks of the sea enter next stage
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 09, 2017 DARPA’s Tactical Undersea Network Architecture (TUNA) program recently completed its initial phase, successfully developing concepts and technologies aimed at restoring connectivity for U.S. forces when traditional tactical networks are knocked offline or otherwise…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Landmark global scale study reveals potential future impact of ocean acidification
Plymouth, UK (SPX) Jan 10, 2017 Ocean Acidification and the extent to which marine species are able to deal with low pH levels in the Earth’s seas, could have a significant influence on shifting the distribution of marine animals in response to climate warming. This is one the findings of a…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Changing rainfall patterns linked to water security in India
Vienna, Austria (SPX) Jan 11, 2017 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 -…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Newly proposed reference datasets improve weather satellite data quality
College Park MD (SPX) Jan 10, 2017 “Traffic and weather, together on the hour!” blasts your local radio station, while your smartphone knows the weather halfway across the world. A network of satellites whizzing around Earth collecting mountains of data makes such constant and wide-ranging access…
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Retroviruses ‘almost half a billion years old’
Oxford, UK (SPX) Jan 11, 2017 Retroviruses – the family of viruses that includes HIV – are almost half a billion years old, according to new research by scientists at Oxford University. That’s several hundred million years older than previously thought and suggests retroviruses have ancient marine…
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Zooplankton rapidly evolve tolerance to road salt
Troy NY (SPX) Jan 10, 2017 A common species of zooplankton – the smallest animals in the freshwater food web – can evolve genetic tolerance to moderate levels of road salt in as little as two and a half months, according to new research published this week in the journal Environmental Pollution….
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Is it art if you send glass boxes via FedEx to see what they look like afterwards? Yes, yes it is [Misc]
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Bloomberg
CCT Said in Talks to Acquire Permiras Asia Broadcast Satellite
Bloomberg
China’s 2% Inflation Feels More Like 20% to Big-City Renters
Latest news
D-Link fights back against ‘baseless’ data security lawsuit
Suing companies for the potential of a data security breach would stifle IoT innovation, the firm representing D-Link against the FTC’s lawsuit has argued.
Latest news
Google, Microsoft, Tencent point out latest code execution bugs to hit Adobe Flash
Adobe and its security-troubled Flash player have continued the code-executing pattern of behaviour set for the web content platform many years ago.
Business Insider
Watch President Obama’s full farewell speech
Watch President Obama deliver his full farewell speech in Chicago, Illinois.
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Russian strategic missile forces to go fully digital by 2020
Moscow (Sputnik) Jan 10, 2017 Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) will completely switch to digital data transmission technologies by 2020, the Defense Ministry press service said in a statement. According to the MoD press service, missile launch centers, down to the division level, as…
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Next-generation optics offer the widest real-time views of vast regions of the sun
Newark, NJ (SPX) Jan 11, 2017 A groundbreaking new optical device, developed at NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) to correct images of the Sun distorted by multiple layers of atmospheric turbulence, is providing scientists with the most precisely detailed, real-time pictures to date of solar…
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Pentagon successfully tests micro-drone swarm
Washington (AFP) Jan 10, 2017 The Pentagon may soon be unleashing a 21st-century version of locusts on its adversaries after officials on Monday said it had successfully tested a swarm of 103 micro-drones. The important step in the development of new autonomous weapon systems was made possible…
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Real time imaging and transcriptome analysis of medaka aboard space station
Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Jan 11, 2017 Space travel in a reduced gravity environment can have lasting effects on the body. For example, researches clearly show that astronauts undergo a significant drop in bone mineral density during space missions, but the precise molecular mechanisms responsible for such…
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Asteroid sleuths go back to the future
Paris (ESA) Jan 11, 2017 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. Spotting a previously unknown asteroid for the first time always raises the big question: is…
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HI-SEAS Mission V crew preparing to enter Mars simulation habitat
Honolulu HI (SPX) Jan 11, 2017 The crew has been selected, and research studies confirmed for the 2017 mission of the University of Hawai?i at Manoa’s Hawai?i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS). At approximately 3:30 p.m. on January 19, 2017, six astronaut-like crewmembers will…
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What Russia’s railgun can really do
Moscow (Sputnik) Jan 10, 2017 A team of Russian scientists has successfully tested the country’s first railgun, which relies on electromagnetic forces rather than explosives or propellant.According to experts at the Institute of High Temperatures’ branch in Shatura, just outside Moscow, the railgun…
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Patent Awarded to Design and 3D Print Rocket Fuel
Titusville FL (SPX) Jan 11, 2017 Rocket Crafters has announced a U.S. patent was granted to co-founder, President and CTO Ronald Jones for a method for designing and fabricating flawless, high-performance, safer handling fuel grains for hybrid rocket engines using additive manufacturing technology (also…
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Russian Astronauts to Hold Terminator Experiment in Space
Moscow (Sputnik) Jan 11, 2017 Russian astronauts will conduct a geophysical experiment, named “Terminator,” onboard the International Space Station. The goal of the experiment is to study atmospheric structures and then build climate models based on its data. Russian astronauts Fyodor Yurchikhin…
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Next Cygnus Mission to Station Set for March
Houston TX (SPX) Jan 11, 2017 Orbital ATK has completed a significant mission milestone for NASA’s next International Space Station cargo mission. The Pressurized Cargo Module (PCM) of the Cygnus spacecraft has arrived at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for processing and assembly before launch….
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Embry-Riddle offers free online course on FAA regulations for UAVs
Daytona Beach FL (SPX) Jan 10, 2017 If you received a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS), or drone, as a gift this holiday season, or if you would like to stay updated on the latest FAA regulations for these aircraft, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is providing a free, two-week online course-Small…
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New map of the Moon under creation in China
Changchun (XNA) Jan 10, 2017 Chinese scientists are drawing a 1:2.5 million scale geological map of the Moon. Ouyang Ziyuan, first chief scientist of China’s lunar exploration program, said five universities and research institutes have set standards for digital mapping and drawing of the Moon’s…
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LPT: If you find yourself lost in unfamiliar wilderness, immediately STOP and begin marking your location – break brush, organize branches, or stones, or dig trenches into clear man made shapes
People who are lost often begin to wander, and this strategy marks the first location you realized you were lost for both yourself and possible searchers. Title is a bit messy, but obviously terrain and environment will dictate the materials available to use for marking your location. Make your marking…
Mises Institute
The “Curse” of Labor-Saving Machinery Is Nothing New
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssFree MarketsWorld HistoryThe “Curse” of Labor-Saving Machinery Is Nothing NewPolitical Theory 0 Views At the end of last year, Amazon unveiled, “Amazon Go,” a futuristic, fully-automated convenience store set to open its doors in Seattle, Washington,…
Business Insider
BuzzFeed published 35 pages of damaging, unverified claims against Trump
The report alleges Trump was involved in lewd acts with sex workers.
Bloomberg
JPMorgan Found in Probe to Have Retaliated Against Adviser
Bloomberg
Modi’s Cash Ban Helped This Indian Bank Report Record Earnings
Business Insider
Seth Meyers catches Trump adviser off guard with questions about report claiming Russia comprised the president-elect
President-elect Donald Trump’s top counselor received the news just before going on air Tuesday.
BBC News – World
Emperor Akihito: Japan considers moves to allow 2018 abdication – reports
Media reports say Japan is considering letting Prince Naruhito replace Emperor Akihito on 1 January 2019.
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Oldest evidence of silk found in 8,500-year-old Chinese tombs. Curiously, the label reads ‘Made in Bangladesh’ [Spiffy]
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Air Force Tests IBM’s Brain-Inspired Chip as an Aerial Tank Spotter
Chips with silicon “neurons” could make satellites, aircraft, and drones smarter.
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Worst of Times
Now that I no longer do a weekly TV show, I have more time to read my local paper. Sadly, that’s The New York Times. The Times actually does some good reporting, but their political and economic coverage is filled with deceit. Can I find deceit every day? You bet. Take a look at a few days just last…
RT – Daily news
China’s largest social network launches alternative to Apple App Store
WeChat, the largest mobile social media network in China, aims to take a big slice from US tech giant markets by releasing a feature alternative to the popular app stores run by Apple or Google. The new function is aimed at some 768 million users. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Cost of policing DAPL tallied at over $22mn, N. Dakota wants feds to ‘pony up’
The price of policing the North Dakota Access Pipeline has been tallied at $22.3 million, a cost that North Dakota is not happy to pay. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
This bank has some really weird security questions on its website
Often, security questions on websites aren’t as difficult as security researchers would like.  An Indian bank may have addressed that issue, but it reportedly took a weird route to get there.  SEE ALSO: British man trolls neighbour with brutally honest note about a stolen parcel Journalist Rohin Dharmakumar…
Mashable
Facebook blocks posts in Thailand that the government has blacklisted
Facebook is now blocking some posts in Thailand based on what the government deems is unsavoury. On Tuesday, journalist Andrew MacGregor Marshall noticed that some of his posts and those from fellow dissident Somsak Jeamteerasakul were not showing up for users accessing Facebook in Thailand. SEE ALSO:…
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5 REITs Well Positioned To Profit From Trump Energy Policies – Update
Business Insider
Health care must ditch its attachment to outdated software
Health care is no different from other industries, like banking, retail and travel, except that they have run headlong towards the information economy.
RT – Daily news
IRS to delay tax refunds for millions of working-class & poor families
With tax season looming, more than 40 million low-income American families will not be getting their tax refunds as soon as expected. Read Full Article at RT.com
Bloomberg
Suddenly, Home Sale Agreements Are Falling Apart Across the U.S.
Metal Underground.com
Six Feet Under Premieres New Song “Sacrificial Kill” From Upcoming New Album “Torment”
Six Feet Under premieres a new song titled “Sacrificial Kill”, taken from the upcoming new album “Torment”, which will arrive in stores February 24th through Metal Blade. Check out now “Sacrificial Kill” below. Says frontman Chris Barnes of the effort: Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
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Deals of Note: January 11, 2017
How to save on Corridor NYC clothing, a Black Diamond lantern and a Star Trek Blu-ray set. …Read More »
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Today in Gear: January 11, 2017
A Kia sport sedan, a home cider brewer, new urban technical gear and much more. …Read More »
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Nature inspires 30% more efficient Hybrids
According to EV-volumes.com, over 500,000 plug-in electric vehicles were sold globally in the first 8 months of 2016, around 40 percent of which were hybrids (PHEVs). Taking inspiration from nature, engineers at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) have found a way to cut the fuel…
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A genie grants you immortality under the condition you choose one possible but improbable way you can be killed. What is your immortality loophole?
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Stone Cold, Digital
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Power tools are considered “manly” but their entire purpose is to take jobs that require muscle and make them require less muscle.
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Man making his own protest against unemployment, 1935
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Business Insider
US workers may not want the jobs that have gone to China
People making iPhones in Foxconn’s ‘stressful’ factories earn less than a quarter of the pay for work in America.
Latest news
Singtel upgrades 4G to 450Mbps speeds, attains 1Gbps with Ericsson
For now, only Samsung Galaxy S7 users can gain access to Singtel’s upgraded 4G network enabling 450Mbps speeds, while the telco is also undertaking 1Gbps tests with Ericsson.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Paul Ryan and Trump Team Meet to Hash Out Tax and Obamacare Overhaul Plans
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) and members of the Trump transition team met for more than two hours Monday night to try to sort out differences on their ambitious plans for overhauling the tax code and repealing the Affordable Care Act.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Trump Education Pick’s Charter-School Mission Comes Under Spotlight
Betsy DeVos has made fostering charter schools in Michigan her mission, using her wealth and sheer force of will to help create schools that now educate more than half of students in Detroit.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Trump’s Go-To Guy for His Toughest Legal Battles
When Donald Trump needs a lawyer to wage his thorniest battles, from defamation claims to fights over deals-gone-south, he has often leaned on New York litigator Marc Kasowitz.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Defense Pick Plans Exit From General Dynamics Board
General Dynamics Corp. said Tuesday that President-elect Donald Trump’s pick as defense secretary would step down from its board if confirmed in the role by Congress.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Trump Nominees Financed Senators Deciding Their Fate
Five of Donald Trump’s nominees collectively donated $106,000 to senators on committees conducting their confirmation hearings.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Tillerson’s Work Outside of Boardroom Hints at State Style
While lawmakers are expected to focus on Rex Tillerson’s business experience, the former oil executive has a broader range of experiences that have helped him cultivate allies—both Republicans and Democrats—who could ease his way to being confirmed.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Trump’s Pick for Homeland Security Post Faces Senate Panel
Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Department of Homeland Security expressed some skepticism Tuesday about the impact of the president-elect’s signature promise to build a wall along the border with Mexico to keep out illegal immigrants.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
FBI’s Comey Says Republican Data Also Hacked by Russians
FBI Director James Comey, in testimony before Congress, said Russian hackers successfully hacked some Republican groups and campaigns but didn’t disclose as much as they did about Democrats.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
High Court Temporarily Halts North Carolina Special Election
The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a special election for the North Carolina General Assembly that a lower federal court had set for later this year to remedy a prior state legislative map it concluded discriminated against African Americans.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Jacob Lew: China Is Open to Criticism That Is ‘Intellectually Sound’
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned ignoring recent steps by Beijing to liberalize its economy would endanger Chinese cooperation on other major geopolitical issues, particularly containing North Korea’s nuclear program.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Two Reports Challenge GOP Criticism of Health-Care Law
The jump in premiums on the health law’s exchanges was a one-time correction, and a brisk pace of sign-ups shows the marketplaces are on solid ground, the Obama administration said.
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Spy Agencies Investigating Claims Trump Advisers Worked With Russian Agents
U.S. intelligence agencies have spent months trying to substantiate explosive claims, compiled by a former Western intelligence official, that Russian operatives engaged in a conspiracy with advisers to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and employees of his company.
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Mexico Says ‘No Way’ Will It Pay for the Border Wall
Mexico’s new foreign minister, Luis Videgaray, said there is “no way” his country will pay for a wall that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump wants to build along the border between the two countries.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
Valeant Agrees to Sell Dendreon to Sanpower for $820 Million
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc. agreed to sell its Dendreon cancer business to Chinese conglomerate Sanpower for $820 million, part of an effort by the beleaguered drugmaker to unload assets and pare debt.
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U.S. Trade Officials Back Whirlpool Washer Dumping Complaint
U.S. trade regulators ruled Tuesday that Whirlpool Corp.’s South Korean rivals unfairly harmed the Michigan-based appliance maker by selling washing machines in the U.S. at artificially low prices.
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Japan’s Takeda Looks to More Acquisitions to Fuel Global Growth
Takeda Pharmaceutical, Japan’s largest drugmaker by sales, has an appetite for more acquisitions to accelerate overseas growth after saying it would spend about $5 billion to purchase U.S. cancer-drug maker Ariad Pharmaceuticals.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
China Rolls Out New Graft Watchdog
China’s government is introducing a new corruption entity to enforce a cleaner civil service but that some legal experts worry will boost President Xi Jinping’s already substantial clout.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
Jeff Sessions Hearing Touches on His Racial Views
Sen. Jeff Sessions forcefully rejected accusations that he has racist views and departed from several of President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign stances during his Senate confirmation hearing to become attorney general.
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Iran Agrees to Take Steps to Reduce EnrichedUranium
Iran agreed Tuesday to take steps that would push its stockpile of enriched uranium far below the 300-kilogram cap fixed in its 2015 nuclear agreement, potentially eliminating one flashpoint over the accord, western diplomats said.
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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.
Metal Underground.com
Echelon Debuts New Video For “Lex Talionis” From Latest Album “The Brimstone Aggrandizement”
Old school death metal super-group Echelon – featuring Dave Ingram (Hail of Bullets, ex-Bolt Thrower and Benediction), Kjetil Lynghaug and Johan Berglund (Paganizer) – debuts a new video for “Lex Talionis”, taken from the band’s latest album “The Brimstone Aggrandizement”, which is available now through…
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Drone video shows stunning fields of green after rain in Australia’s Outback
Australia’s red centre is usually thought of as a desert, yet a recent spate of rainfall has given the area new life, as witnessed in a drone video captured by FIlippo Gelada on Jan. 7.  There are patches of lush green growth and water, a rare sight in an area more used to drought. The nearby…
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ELI5: Why do cities and towns “stagger” stoplights so that no matter your timing you’ll always be caught at a light?
I’m from a mid-sized city and work in a suburb nearby. Every light in both areas is timed to cycle the opposite of the lights on either side of it, so there’s no way to “catch” more than one light at a time as while one light is green, the next will be red. Is there a reason for this, or was it just…
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VP Joe Biden reacts to President Obama calling him the “best decision” he made as a nominee
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Let’s get some love for the end of a true, civil and respectable president’s time in office.
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Metal Underground.com
Brutal Unrest Premieres Pre-Release Full-Album Stream Of Upcoming New Album “Trinitas”
German death metal band Brutal Unrest premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band’s upcoming new album “Trinitas”, which will be released on January 16th via Hammerheart Records. Check out now “Trinitas” in its entirety below. Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
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Why John Taylor – A Leading Candidate To Replace Yellen – Shouldn’t Be Fed President
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Taiwan Isn’t Large Enough To Meaningfully Leverage Against China
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Fed on Edge as Trump Growth Bump Boosts Risks of Rate-Hike Error
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Kerry to attend Middle East peace conference in Paris
US Secretary of State John Kerry will attend a Middle East peace conference in Paris on Sunday, in a move likely to dismay an already angry Israel.
BBC News – World
‘Star Wars gibbon’ is new primate species
Scientists have found a new species of gibbon living in the tropical forests of south west China.
TechCrunch
PropTiger buys up troubled rival Housing.com in consolidation of India’s top real estate startups
 The saga of Housing.com, once a red-hot tech startup in India, has reached a conclusion of sorts after the company was sold to rival PropTiger in a deal announced this week. Read More
Quartz
A perfectly ordinary Silicon Valley tradition is rattling the core of India’s Silicon Valley
The appointment of a new CEO at Flipkart has anguished many Indian entrepreneurs. On Jan. 09, the Bengaluru-based company put 44-year-old Kalyan Krishnamurthy at its helm, making him the only non-founder CEO at an Indian tech unicorn. Co-founders and former CEOs, Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal (no relation),…
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New Xbox gamepad colors are simple, subdued
Choosing which color controller you want to saddle your second, third and fourth players with was a time-honored tradition until Microsoft launched the Xbox Design Lab last June, which theoretically allows for 8 million combinations. For those paralyzed by choice or who don’t care to shell out the extra…
Metal Underground.com
Pillorian Premieres New Song “A Stygian Pyre” From Upcoming New Album “Obsidian Arc”
Black metal outfit Pillorian – featuring Stephen Parker (Maestus, ex-Arkhum), John Haughm (ex-Agalloch), and Trevor Matthews (Uada, ex-Infernus) – premieres a new song entitled “A Stygian Pyre”, taken from the upcoming new album “Obsidian Arc”, which will be out in stores March 10 via Eisenwald. Check…
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Tomb Mold Debuts New Song “Merciless Watcher” From Upcoming New Album “Primordial Malignity”
Tomb Mold debuts a new song called “Merciless Watcher”, the fifth track from the upcoming new album “Primordial Malignity”, which will be out in stores February 3rd through Blood Harvest Records. Check out now “Merciless Watcher” below. States the band: Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
International Business Times
Russia Cyberattacks On US: Moscow Denies Knowledge Of Cyberwarfare Agency
Russian officials denied any knowledge of a Russian cyber division carrying out attacks on foreign systems, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday. Russia’s Communications Ministry insisted that it did not play any part in sponsoring the attacks. Russia’s Deputy Communications Minister Alexey Volin…
Bloomberg
Freezing Weather Threatens Power Supplies in Southeastern Europe
Bloomberg
VC Firms Raise Most Since Dot-Com Era But Are Slow to Deploy It
Bloomberg
Trumps Billionaire Prototype in Europe Tamed by Swiss Democracy
Business Insider
The federal minimum wage hit its peak purchasing power nearly 50 years ago
The federal minimum has remained at $7.25 an hour since 2009.
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Europe’s Year Of Living Dangerously
RT – Daily news
‘Anti-doping agencies should collect urine, not meddle in politics’ – Russian Deputy PM Mutko
Russian Deputy PM Mutko slammed a joint statement by 19 national anti-doping agencies (NADOs) on Tuesday, in which they called for Russia to be stripped of all international competitions, and its athletes banned from competing under the Russian flag. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Headquarter Mitsubishi Electric Europe / Kresings
© HG Esch Photography Architects: Kresings Location: Mitsubishi-Electric-Platz 1, 40882 Ratingen, Germany Area: 37000.0 m2 Project Year: 2015 Photographs: HG Esch Photography Building Contractor Rs&Partner:…
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Working at a movie theater has its perks
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Spotted in the washroom at work…
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Please please please god vaccinate your kids
I’m sitting alone drinking to much again and just need to get this off my chest. Three years ago I had a baby girl, her name was Emily and I loved her more than anything in this entire fucked up world. She was a mistake and I’d only been getting my shit together when I found out I was going to have her….
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Hong Kong Regulatory Ruling Not Appropriate, Moodys Tells Court
Zero Hedge
The Disgusting Embrace Of Witch-Hunting McCarthyism By ‘Liberals’
Submitted by Wayne Madsen via The Strategic Culture Foundation, So-called «liberals» and «progressives», who once derided those on the political right who accused their ideological forbearers of kowtowing to the «Reds» and «Soviets» during the era of Senator Joseph McCarthy, have dusted off McCarthy’s…
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Daft Punk Alive 2017. IT’S HAPPENING.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4S9n5Lmc7Hg I think this is legit. Can anyone figure out the codes?? HOLY SHIT submitted by /u/themoose17 to /r/Music [link] [comments]
Financial Times
Emerging world in line of fire of US ‘border tax’
Plan could fuel dollar rally and hurt countries that rely on foreign funding
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Powered bike wheel creates indoor/outdoor e-bike
A year-round cycling solution for those that like to live in the saddle, the all-new Falco eDrive is an electric bike drive that doubles as an indoor trainer. This indoor/outdoor cycling system drops a powered wheel onto your bicycle for up to 100 miles (161 km) of e-boosted range, then docks…
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Telehealth demands proper affordable broadband: AMA
The Australian Medical Association has published a position statement urging the government to improve access to affordable and reliable high-speed broadband for Australians living in regional and remote areas so they can take advantage of telehealth solutions.
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Which Way Forward For Taiwan And The United States In 2017?
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Who Is Actually Inconsistent About Deficit Spending? Not Paul Krugman
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3M Company: Looking To Sleep Easy? This Is Your Pick
PCWorld
Trump allegedly backed compromise of DNC emails, say leaked docs
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and senior members of his campaign team allegedly knew and supported the leak of emails of the Democratic National Committee, according to unsubstantiated documents leaked by a news outlet on Tuesday. The dossier of memos, published by BuzzFeed, quotes an unnamed…
Next Big Future
DARPA expects big wins in 2017 from their biotech projects
DARPA’s Biological Technologies Office (BTO) has a mission to “harness the power of biological systems” and design new defense technology. Over the past year, with a budget of about $296 million, it has been exploring challenges including memory improvement, human–machine symbiosis and speeding up disease…
Bloomberg
Ghana President Picks Investment Banker as Finance Minister
Bloomberg
Kenyan Opposition Meets to Discuss Unity Deal, New Electoral Law
Bloomberg
The Man Who Helped Saudi Arabia Raise $17.5 Billion Is Leaving
RT – Daily news
Mini-Atlantis? Eerie underwater museum revealed off Canary Islands
An underwater museum has opened deep in the ocean off the coast of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. The Museo Atlantico presents a strange human world on the ocean floor, but will only be visible to scuba divers and from glass bottom boats. Read Full Article at RT.com
Next Big Future
DARPA wants to be able scale up agricultural crop modification within one year instead of 15 years
DARPA has a project to have insects spread genes to agricultural crops in one season Overarching Goals and Objectives1. Select, modify, and optimize a plant virus that can deliver a genetic construct to mature target plants and ultimately express novel and desirable traits2. Select, culture, and optimize…
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General Motors: Embrace The Large Stock Buybacks
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Brookfield Asset Management: A Strong Total Return Play For 2017
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Mathematical model sheds light on timing of key intracellular events
Phage therapy, which exploits the ability of certain viruses to infect and replicate within bacteria, shows promise for treating antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Important bio-chemical produced on a large scale by E.coli
If you had a company that manufactured valuable ingredients for chemicals like detergens or paint, you would probably like to produce the ingredients in large quantities, sustainably, and at a low cost. That’s what researchers from The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability—DTU Biosustain—at…
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Connectivity is key for preserving isolated sage-grouse populations
Greater Sage-Grouse depend on large, intact tracts of the sagebrush habitat. Current sage-grouse conservation plans focus on protecting selected “priority areas,” but these areas vary in size and proximity to each other—will they be able to sustain thriving, interconnected populations over time? A new…
Business Insider
‘$486 million’ anti-ad fraud firm Telemetry has shut down
The company was once tipped for an IPO.
Bloomberg
Singapores Garena Picks Goldman for $1 Billion IPO
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Breivik makes Nazi salute at court appearance
Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik made a Nazi salute at the opening of an appeal case on his prison conditions on Tuesday, repeating the provocative gesture he made in a lower court hearing.
Mashable
New Delhi hits chilliest temperature this season and people won’t stop complaining
The mercury has dipped to the season’s lowest temperature so far of 4 degrees Celsius in India’s capital city of New Delhi. SEE ALSO: 15 mesmerizing photos capture Kashmir’s first snowfall of the season Delhi residents are complaining and documenting their methods of staying warm. Many are also trying…
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Father convicted of failing to provide necessities of life for son promotes nutritional supplements
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TMZ.com
Charlie Sheen Starts Countdown, Says Trump Won’t Last 4 Years (VIDEO)
Donald Trump’s opponents better get their jabs in now, ’cause they won’t have him in the White House for too long … if renowned political pundit Charlie Sheen is right. When we got Charlie at LAX he went off about Meryl Streep’s attack on Trump,…
International Business Times
Turkey’s Syrian and Iraqi Refugees May Get Citizenship, President Erdoğan Says
Turkey is considering naturalizing some working Iraqi and Syrian refugees along with their families, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Tuesday. He added that among the over 3 million refugees the country had taken in were some who possessed “high levels of education, experience and means” and…
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7-Eleven announces breakfast pizza, meant to accompany your morning coffee or Big Gulp. $1.29 per slice, or a whole $5.55 breakfast pizza to share with your coworkers [Strange]
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Gear Patrol
An Epic Battle of Two Affordable Mechanical Watches
The Seiko 5 has been an enthusiast favorite for 53 years. Can a newcomer from Switzerland dethrone it? …Read More »
Zero Hedge
EU Proposal Would Kill Spam In All Forms (Phone & Email) Without Consumer Opt-In
Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, A new EU Privacy Ruling proposal would effectively kill all forms of spam unless people opt in. The privacy ruling would also allow consumers to use ad-blockers, but publishers will be allowed to withhold content from consumers who do. Please consider EU…
Bloomberg
How to Plan the Perfect Northern Lights Viewing Trip in Iceland
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SH HOUSE
Established in only 35 m2 [380 square feet], this house with a useful floor area of 45 m2 [480 square feet] is the perfect place for a weekend break. With the original outline, the only change was in the existing stairwells, through the usage of weathering steel, dimensioning its usage according…
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Europe’s New Trade Wars – With Itself
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NAVYA Self-driving shuttle goes to work in Las Vegas
A self-driving electric shuttle built by French firm NAVYA began a one-week stint in Las Vegas, in a US first.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Massachusetts weighs doing away with winter time shift
Massachusetts residents wouldn’t have to reset their clocks during the darkest months of the year under an idea being studied on Beacon Hill.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
First-time UN gathering aims to delve into using data
More than 100 countries don’t keep accurate counts of births and deaths. More than 70 don’t have robust data on poverty. There’s a dearth of accurate, comparable figures on the number of disabled children in almost every nation, U.N. statisticians say.
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US warns of unusual cybersecurity flaw in heart devices
The Homeland Security Department warned Tuesday about an unusual cybersecurity flaw for one manufacturer’s implantable heart devices that it said could allow hackers to remotely take control of a person’s defibrillator or pacemaker.
inStash
The Boombotix Boombat Bass Station’s Loud Sound Will Get The Party Started With One Button Press
Just because it’s the wintertime doesn’t mean you can’t have a great weekend party! Now that the Boombotix Boombat Bass Station is on the scene, you too … Read More
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Tombow’s Airpress Pen Lasts And Lasts And Lasts…
They say that the pen is mightier than the sword. That all depends on the writing instrument in question, though. You see, having a stand-out pen which … Read More
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How Does The Obama Jobs Record Really Score Against Other Presidents? Let’s Be Fair
Discover Magazine
Crowdsourced Study Pinpoints Depression Genes
The data came from personal genomics company 23andMe.
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Denon AH-W150BU Exercise Freak In-Ear Headphones $39.99
Denon AH-W150BU Exercise Freak In-Ear Headphones $39.99
Cool Tools
BurnGuard Oven Mitts
I don’t like the idea of burning my hands in my oven and cotton cloth mitts just aren’t enough. I have been using these mitts 3-6 times a week for over 5 years. They are made with Nomex and Kevlar (thats what firefighters wear). I no longer worry about burns even in a 500F oven. Tucker makes many sizes;…
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Saudis Curb Oil to China, Southern Asia as Others Spared
International Business Times
George Washington Farewell Address Full Text: Read First US President’s Final Message To The Nation As He Ended His Second Term
President Barack Obama delivered his final public speech in Chicago on Tuesday, following the tradition first set by George Washington as he announced his intention to step down as president in 1796 in a written message. The 32-page address by the first president of the United States was originally…
Bloomberg
China Can Expect a Surge in Offshore Wind Farms, Goldwind Says
International Business Times
Legal Marijuana States See Flood Of New Weed Products As Cannabis Goes Mainstream
Imagine a group of young professionals enjoying a dinner party. It’s time for dessert and everyone moves from the dinner table to the living room. A digestif is served alongside a handful of luxury chocolates that have a slightly sweet taste and a low-dose of THC that kicks in within 15 minutes, just…
RT – Daily news
Guantanamo Bay turns 15: A look back at the notorious ‘torture camp’
Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp opened its cells to terrorist suspects 15 years ago, on January 11, 2002. Torture, unlawful detention, and hunger strikes have marred the US detention facility ever since. Read Full Article at RT.com
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YouTube wants you to make a music video for Elton John
Like many legendary musicians, Elton John didn’t get music videos for some of his best-known songs — they simply came too soon for the likes of MTV. Thanks to the internet, however, he’s getting a second chance. YouTube is backing a competition, Elton John: The Cut, that challenges you to brainstorm…
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Ivanka Trump’s Fashion Brand Applies For Underwear Trademark
Ivanka Trump’s fashion company wants to slap her name on bras, panties and other forms of underwear … even though Ivanka herself won’t be in on the deal. Ivanka Trump Marks LLC just filed legal docs to expand its product line to almost anything…
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What happens when you combine Walmart and Florida? Here’s one of the many possibilities [Florida]
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Digital Trends
Twitter is shutting down its Dashboard app for business users
Twitter Dashboard, the app aimed at business users, is shutting down on February 3 — just over seven months since it was launched. However, its demise may not be so bad for the larger Twitter community. Arriving in late June, Dashboard was described as a “a powerful tool designed to help businesses…
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Nature’s tradeoffs: brawn v. brains, looks v. loyalty
Biologists assessing the natural world sometimes sometimes sound like hard-nosed executives weighing the costs and benefits of an investment opportunity.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Indonesian islands pay price for global smartphone rush
Deep beneath the murky ocean, Paci breathes through a thin plastic tube as he dredges the seabed for tin, a vital component inside smartphones and tablets that’s brought riches and ruin to his island home.
Zero Hedge
Archived Posts Prove 4Chan Trolled CIA With Trump Golden Shower Story – Entire Russian Hack Narrative Imploding?
The entire Russian Hacking narrative may have just been destroyed by trolls on the internet, after the 35 page hoax dossier on Trump’s relationship with Russia was “leaked” by Buzzfeed today (after being heavily fluffed by CNN ). If you’re not up to speed on the 35 page report released today, and…
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Brexit offers rare chance to make Britain greener
Environmental scientists plan to push for policy changes but are nervous about losing current protections.Nature 541 145 doi: 10.1038/541145a
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Macau: Where To Place Your Bets
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Overstock Due To Over-Perform In 2017
Zero Hedge
UK Labour Leader Slammed For “Totally Idiotic” Salary Cap Plan
UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has a brilliant idea to ‘fix’ the supposed income-inequality problem – impose a maximum limit on how much people can earn in Britain. This proposal was immediately met by derision by economists and leaders as “incoherent”, “it doesn’t make any economic sense at all,…
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Brickbat: Out of Sight
An Alberta judge has ruled that the city of Grande Prairie did not violate the free speech rights of an anti-abortion group when it banned their ads from transit buses. The ads featured photos of fetuses and read “Abortion kills children. End the killing.” The judge said the ads could traumatize women…
MakeUseOf
How to Sort Amazon Search Results by Number of Reviews
Amazon sells around 368 million products in the United States alone. You are spoiled for choice. But thank to its smart algorithms, choosing what to buy isn’t such a challenge. Or is it? There are a few thorny hedges you must cross. There’s the cluttered interface to begin with. As soon as you get used…
WSJ.com: US Business
Airbus Hits 2016 Delivery Target After Record December
Airbus delivered a record number of jets last month, racheting up the pace in a dash to meet the plane maker’s closely followed full-year supply target.
WSJ.com: World News
Xi to Stress China’s ‘Responsible’ Global Role in Davos
Beijing aims to seize the mantle of being a free-trade supporter and multilateral player as U.S. seems to turn inward following Donald Trump’s election.
WSJ.com: World News
Falcon Bank’s Former Singapore Manager Sent to Prison in 1MDB Probe
A Singapore court sentenced a former branch manager of Switzerland’s Falcon Private Bank to prison for crimes connected to the alleged multibillion-dollar misappropriation at a Malaysian state investment fund.
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Trump, Russia Both Hit Out at Claims in Intelligence Dossier
Donald Trump and Russia both lashed out at a dossier of unverified allegations involving the president-elect, with Mr. Trump dismissing the claims as “fake news” and the Kremlin denouncing the report as an “absolute fabrication.”
Quartz
China is scrubbing outspoken Taiwan and Hong Kong celebrities from its streaming services
China has allegedly blacklisted over four dozen overseas celebrities, including several high-profile singers from Taiwan and Hong Kong who have expressed political views unfavourable to Beijing, another sign that China is tightening control over the cultural industry. The black list, reportedly issued…
Quartz
The Bengali woman who challenged lions, tigers, and Hindu revivalists
The Indian circus has been in its death throes for the past 20 years, rendered irrelevant by the onslaught of films, television, the internet, and other forms of entertainment, as well as changing societal and governmental norms that have pushed it towards the margins, away from the open spaces of Indian…
Quartz
Self-driving trucks will soon haul cargo between shipping terminals in Singapore
Singapore’s shipping ports are already among the busiest and most efficient in the world. Now the city-state is exploring a new way to make them run even better: convoys of driverless trucks operating between terminals. The idea is that a lead truck will be driven by a human, with the follower vehicles…
Quartz
The politically unstable past of Africa’s fastest-growing economy is threatening its future
From the fancy French-style cafes to the fancy malls of capital city Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire has been a picture of economic stability and rapid growth in recent years. But the political instability that returned to the West African country this month could easily see it lose its position as Africa’s fastest…
Quartz
A Muslim country has banned the import, production and sale of burqas
After France and Germany, a new country is now at war with the burqa. This time, however, the cultural context is unusual: the ban is being enforced in Morocco, where the majority of population is Muslim, and Islam is the official religion. The move, reports 360, started Jan. 9 in Casablanca, where…
Quartz
Canada has appointed a former Somali refugee to lead its immigration and citizenship ministry
During his cabinet reshuffle on Jan. 10, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau tapped a former Somali refugee to lead the country’s immigration, refugees, and citizenship ministry. Ahmed Hussen, a lawyer, and community activist came to Canada in 1993 at the age of 16 after fleeing his hometown, the…
Quartz
A controversial Russian Ponzi scheme is betting on Bitcoin to relaunch in Nigeria
A month after it suspended operations in Nigeria, Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox (MMM), a Russian Ponzi scheme with over 2 million participants in Africa’s most populous country, is already plotting its comeback. MMM claimed it had to temporarily close operations due to the “heavy workload” on its system….
Quartz
The humble ballpoint pen has become a new symbol of China’s innovation economy
China has grown by leaps and bounds during its quest for greater domestic innovation, becoming a world leader in sectors like robotics-based manufacturing and consumer software. But one of its most recent accomplishments is in an area that’s considerably more basic: ballpoint pens. Today Chinese steelmaker…
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As China Seeks Bigger Role on World Stage, Xi Jinping Will Go to Davos World Economic Forum
President Xi Jinping’s appearance is China’s latest attempt to compete with the United States’ dominant position in world economic and strategic institutions.
Business Insider
The 10 things in advertising you need to know today
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan poached a former Obama campaign manager, and Hillary Clinton reportedly considered Sheryl Sandberg for two cabinet positions.
Business Insider
FILLON: ‘I want France to be able to decide every year the number of people it can accept on its territory’
Immigration and security are top issues in the campaign for the French presidential elections.
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At Home Mechanic Buying Guide
Project cars, hiccuping lawn mowers, leaky faucets are no match. …Read More »
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A New Type Of Food Pantry Is Sprouting In Yards Across America
Similar to “little free library” boxes that are filled with free books, these “blessing boxes” are stocked with food and toiletries for people in need to take — anonymously and whenever they want.(Image credit: Deborah Shaar/KMUW)
Bloomberg
1930s-like Demographic Headwinds Are Restraining the U.S. Economy
Bloomberg
From Brexit to Trump, Polarization Poses Global Risk, WEF Says
Bloomberg
Netanyahus Grip on Power Under Threat as Gift Scandal Grows
MakeUseOf
How to Randomize Your Text Tone for Each New Incoming Message
One of the most basic, yet most fun, customizations you can make on an Android phone is changing your ringtone and text tone. Forget the generic sounds that come with your device — whether you want movie quips, funny noises, or your favorite music, there’s a better tone out there for you. While many…
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The Camera Technology That Turned Films Into Stories
In the late 19th century, filmmakers had a problem they couldn’t have anticipated: how to make a film that lasted more than a few seconds without tearing. In film’s earliest days, this had hardly been an issue. Film was a novelty, and brevity was part of the appeal. It offered spectacle, like glimpses…
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Five Cabinet Nominees Who Could Affect Education
Control of school-related issues is spread across a number governmental agencies, and President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. education secretary, Betsy DeVos, won’t be the only member of his cabinet to have a say in student-facing policy. The Michigan philanthropist and billionaire will face…
International Business Times
Android 8 OS: Expected Features, Name Of The Next Android Update After Nougat
Google has had a tradition of releasing annual Android updates — its last update Android Nougat — was released in August 2016. As 2017 commences, we get closer to the launch of the next Android update, which is likely to start with the letter O, going by Google’s tradition of naming its operating system…
International Business Times
‘Alien Megastructure’ Star Update: New Study Says KIC 8462852’s Bizarre Behavior Is Being Caused By A Planet-Star Collision
Remember KIC 8462852? More commonly known as “Tabby’s star,” or — in the less scientific circles — the one that has aliens building a massive Dyson sphere around it? For the last two years, the star’s bizarre behavior has confounded astronomers, who have invoked several ideas — a hypothesis involving…
International Business Times
North Korea ICBM Threat Update: US Won’t Destroy Kim Jong Un’s Missile As Long As It Isn’t a Threat, Defense Secretary Ash Carter Says
The U.S. military wouldn’t destroy a North Korean missile as long as it wasn’t a threat to the country, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday. He added that the military would rather monitor the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test and gather information.
International Business Times
California Storm Update 2017: Dangerous Flooding, Blizzard Warning Issued For Sierra Nevada
Rain, wind and snow hit parts of California over the weekend, with flooding to the region Tuesday followed by snow across Northern Nevada and Sierra Nevada. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning in Sierra Nevada for Wednesday, saying conditions outside are “potentially life-threatening.”
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Cycleboard’s 450 Watt Silent Electric Motor Lets It Tackle Hills With Ease
Whether you’re an urban commuter or just someone who wants to enjoy the streets on the weekend, the Cycleboard is sure to pique your interest. With an … Read More
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Popular Mechanics
Animals, plants evolve phenotypes to live in cities
A study analyzing cases around the world determined that plants and animals are adapting their phenotypes for the city living and could affect ecosystems. The post Animals, plants evolve phenotypes to live in cities appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
Mashable
Alibaba is buying a department store chain in China for $2.6 billion
Not content with its dominance over online shopping, Alibaba has made a big play for traditional retail. China’s ecommerce giant has put forward a bid to privatise Chinese departmental store chain Intime Retail Group for $2.6 billion. SEE ALSO: How even rural areas in China are hooked on online shopping…
Fast Company
Why HR Needs To Go Open Source
The field of HR is regularly said to be on its deathbed. Can embracing much more transparency revive it? The field of HR is regularly said to be on its deathbed. Can embracing much more transparency revive it?This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the…
Fast Company
Coffee, Sandwich, And A Side Of Edgy: How Joe & The Juice Aims To Take Over The U.S.
The Danish import claims to offer fresh food and drinks with a unique ambience. Is that enough to compete in the crowded U.S. market? The Danish import claims to offer fresh food and drinks with a unique ambience. Is that enough to compete in the crowded U.S. market?Here are some…
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Trump D.C. Hotel Contractors Say They’re Owed Millions
Liens filed by construction firms against the Trump Organization’s new luxury Washington hotel claim they’re owed more than $5 million for unpaid work. The federal government holds the building lease.(Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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U.K. Industrial Output Rises More Than Forecast on Oil, Gas
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The best macro lenses for Canon and Nikon DSLRs in 2017
If you want to shoot ultra close up images, you need a macro lens. These can focus close enough to reproduce small objects at full life-size on your camera’s image sensor. That means something as petite as a postage stamp could fill the entire frame of an APS-C-format sensor, and when you view the image…
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Azerbaijan Raids Wealth Fund as Central Bank Gets $4 Billion
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Is Obamacare Repeal in Jeopardy?
Republicans in Congress are quickly discovering that repealing a law governing an industry that’s one-sixth of the American economy may not be as easy as they thought.The GOP plan following the November elections was this: They would swiftly pass a measure repealing the Affordable Care Act through the…
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A Brief Guide to Rex Tillerson’s Controversial Foreign Ties
When Rex Tillerson goes before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Wednesday for his confirmation hearings to become the next secretary of state, he’ll likely face standard questions a range of international issues including the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Syria, and tensions in the South…
RT – Daily news
Bye-bye, euro: France’s Macron says European currency may vanish in 10 years
The European currency may cease to exist in 10 years without significant economic reforms, mainly by France and Germany, according to French presidential candidate and former economy minister Emmanuel Macron. Read Full Article at RT.com
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How Democrats Are Using Confirmation Hearings To Attack Trump
Democrats are utilizing confirmation hearings to attack the president-elect’s words and positions, which could continue today as Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson faces questions on Russia.
Metal Underground.com
Desecrate The Faith Premieres New Song “Angel Eater” From Upcoming New Album “Unholy Infestation”
Texas death metal outfit Desecrate The Faith premieres a new song entitled “Angel Eater”, taken from the upcoming new album “Unholy Infestation”, which will be out in stores March 3 on Comatose Music. Check out now “Angel Eater” below. Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
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Report: Surveillance Court Pushed Back Against Spying on Trump
Tuesday night, The Guardian reported a shocking story alleging that the FBI asked the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for permission to spy on four members of Donald Trump’s political team who were suspected of having suspicious contact with Russian government officials.I say “shocking” not…
Mashable
Read this heart-wrenching diary of a WW1 soldier in real time
LONDON — On Jan. 1, 1917, a young man from Lancashire started a diary. It might not sound like much to write home about, but the 21-year-old — Lawrence Enderson Grimshaw — happened to be a soldier stationed in the trenches during World War I.  One century on, the soldier’s daily entries are being shared…
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buratti architetti’s villa carber redefines local typologies of val seriana in italy
located on the first hills of val seriana, the villa carber articulates strong volumes and interiors that offer independent and autonomous houses for two brothers. The post buratti architetti’s villa carber redefines local typologies of val seriana in italy appeared first on designboom | architecture…
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Preparing For Uranium Rebound: Denison Mines
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Detroit Bets Youll Get Sick of SUVs
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ICG to Freeze Investment in France If Le Pen Wins Presidency
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Flying River Taxis Eye Customers From the Seine to San Francisco
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Airbus Retains Order Lead Over Boeing With Late Sales Windfall
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myCharge’s Adventure Extreme is a mobile battery built for the most demanding power users
A power hog’s dream battery.If you need a little more than the usual battery pack, myCharge’s rugged new Adventure Extreme will have more than enough power for all your devices and then some. With 65 Watts of power and an AC outlet you can plug your laptop straight into the battery pack while also charging…
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New super-resolution microscope combines Nobel-winning technologies
New technique achieves nanometre-scale resolution quickly
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BBC iPlayer to be ‘re-invented’ by 2020
In an effort to keep up with big online streaming services like Netflix and Amazon, the BBC is planning to re-invent the iPlayer with the aim of becoming the UK’s top online streaming service by 2020. The changes are to be announced by the BBC Director General Lord Hall when he addresses his staff as…
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UAE confirms five officials killed in Afghan attack
The United Arab Emirates calls three days of mourning after five officials were killed in Kandahar.
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【Vapor Gearebst】Smoant RABOX and WISMEC Reuleaux DNA 200 in Flash sales 11/01/2017
Hello everyone,today, here are two mods on Flash sale.1. Smoant RABOX High / Soft Adjustable Mode Mechanical Mod  –  REDwhich is very hot at this momentFlash sale price: $74.84 (promotion end in less than 2 days)The Smoant RABOX High / Soft Adjustable Mode Mechanical Mod is a hand-made DIY box mod with…
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You’re Going to Buy Wireless Headphones in 2017. Choose These
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Fast Company
What’s In Store For Freelancers Under President Trump?
His anti-regulation stance may help more businesses hire freelancers, but will his other polices hurt independent workers themselves? His anti-regulation stance may help more businesses hire freelancers, but will his other polices hurt independent workers themselves?When American…
Bloomberg
Goodbye Recession, Hello Depression: Venezuela GDP Takes 10% Hit
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How to Really, Truly Keep Your New Year’s Workplace Resolutions
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U.S., Canada, Mexico Soccer Chiefs Back Joint 2026 World Cup Bid
International Business Times
China-Russia Relations 2017: Beijing Receives Sukhoi Su-35 Jets From Moscow
China received four Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E fighter jets from Russia, according to reports. The aircraft were delivered in late December in southeast Chinese Guangdong province’s Suixi Airbase — the nearest Chinese airbase to the South China Sea.
International Business Times
Twinkie Recall Update 2017: Salmonella Concerns Cause Companies To Call Back Products Amid Expanding Recall Of Valley Milk Products’ Milk Powder Ingredients
Hostess Brands has issued a recall for its Holiday White Peppermint Hostess Twinkies, one of many products that have been called back in announcements by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in connection with the expanding recall of milk powder ingredients produced by Valley Milk Products.
International Business Times
Hubble Space Telescope Spies A Distant Collision Between Two Gas-Rich Spiral Galaxies
Collision of two galaxies — each made up of billions of stars — is an event that is as cataclysmic as it is violent. Take IRAS 14348-1447 — a distant structure formed due to a tug-of-war between two galaxies, which was captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.
International Business Times
When Will Mosul Offensive End? Iraq’s Operation Against ISIS Could End In 3 Months Or Less, Official Says
The operation to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul from the clutches of the Islamic State group, also called ISIS, could end in three months or less, a senior Iraqi commander said Tuesday. The Mosul offensive began in October last year.
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Waste Transfer Station Brunico
The project shows the visual upgrading of a commercial purpose building. The Concrete Structure was clad with expanded aluminum elements. Through different depths and projections of the façade elements, as well as through the coordinated color design, an optical three-dimensionality is given…
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speedX the unicorn luxury smart road bicycle at CES 2017
speedX, the californian company whose first smart bike became the most-funded bicycle project on kickstarter, is back with its latest luxury smart road bike: the unicorn. The post speedX the unicorn luxury smart road bicycle at CES 2017 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
RT – Daily news
World Bank sees brighter economic prospects on horizon
Global economic growth is expected to accelerate slightly this year, according to the World Bank which said 2016 was the weakest year since the 2008 financial crisis. Read Full Article at RT.com
MakeUseOf
How to Pin Steam Games in Windows 10
Starting with Windows 8 and continuing into Windows 10, app shortcuts can be pinned to both the Start Menu and the Taskbar. This feature is extremely useful for apps that you use on a regular basis, and you should be making use of it if you aren’t already. But if you play games through Steam, you’ve…
Zero Hedge
Who Will Trump Pick As Next Fed Chair?
With tensions between president-elect Trump and Fed Chair Janet Yellen strained, Standish Chief Economist Vincent Reinhart discusses possible Federal Reserve appointments under a Trump administration. The front-runner, in his opinion, seems to be John Taylor… Taylor and Hubbard were talked about during…
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[OC] Watching Obama’s farewell address; had Excel open. Charted the number of times he said “we, our, us” and “I, me, my, mine” last night. Looked at his first and second inaugural speeches as well as Trump’s election victory speech. Also normalized data by how long speeches were.
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Mashable
WhatsApp is finally getting GIF search
WhatsApp is addressing the needs of its users one feature at a time. SEE ALSO: Skype is bringing real-time translation to all calls — even on old school rotary phones The Facebook-owned messenger has added the ability to search for GIF files right into the app. Users can now look up the animation files…
RT – Daily news
US indicts Ban Ki-moon’s brother & nephew in multimillion-dollar bribery case
A US bribery case against two relatives of former UN chief Ban Ki-moon could thwart the diplomat’s expected bid for the South Korean presidency. Ban’s brother and nephew are accused of bribing an official to push through the $800 million sale of a building in Vietnam. Read Full Article at RT.com
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Why home builders can’t — or won’t — meet housing demand
There are people who want to buy and are able to, so why won’t builders build?
PCWorld
Here’s what’s coming next from Sling TV
A lot’s changed in the two years since Sling TV made its grand debut at CES 2015. Instead of being the only streaming option for cable channels like ESPN and CNN, Sling is now one of three options alongside PlayStation Vue and DirecTV Now, and it will soon have a fourth competitor in Hulu.To read this…
PCWorld
13 outrageous loudspeakers that blew us away at CES
When you need to fill your room with boom Image by Sarah Jacobsson PurewalAudio is an afterthought for some. They rely on the speakers built into their TVs, the earbuds that came bundled with their smartphones, and they’re perfectly happy. For others, audio is the main event and money is no obstacle…
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The Morning After: Wednesday, January 11th 2017
Welcome to hump day, and we have a mixture of good and bad news. Read about how a smart breast pump proved that CES can give us useful gadgets that solve real problems and the cancellation of a highly-anticipated Xbox title that let you fight alongsi…
Computerworld
Fix Windows 10 problems with these free Microsoft tools
To Microsoft’s credit, Windows 10 is more stable than previous versions of Windows. As with any operating system, however, things can still go wrong. Fortunately, Microsoft offers several tools that can be used to correct the most common problems: Some are built right into Windows 10, and others you…
Computerworld
France, you do not own the internet
There is a reason it is called the World Wide Web: It is supposed to be worldwide, allowing people from all countries to use it for communication, commerce and self-expression. But the French government is trying to create unilateral internet policies that affect those outside French borders, setting…
Macworld
12 of the most exciting headphones we listened to at CES
CES is always a great show for headphones, and 2017 was no exceptionImage by Sarah Jacobsson PurewalYou don’t need to be an audiophile to appreciate a great pair of headphones, you just need to love music. Those big cans can take your audio experience to a whole other level, whether you’re listening…
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The Morning After: Wednesday, January 11th 2017
Welcome to hump day, and we have a mixture of good and bad news. Read about how a smart breast pump proved that CES can give us useful gadgets that solve real problems and the cancellation of a highly-anticipated Xbox title that let you fight alongside a dragon buddy. We also reported from the first…
WSJ.com: World News
Italy’s New Prime Minister in Intensive Care After Surgery
Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has had an emergency surgical procedure to clear an obstructed coronary artery, his spokeswoman said.
International Business Times
Blue Lives Matter: Majority Of Police Believe Public Misunderstands Risks And Rewards Of Police Work, Survey Finds
A new survey suggests that the “Ferguson effect” — officers backing off of policing out of fear that their actions will be questioned after the fact — is real. It also alludes to a major divide in opinions and attitudes in certain regards as 86 percent of police disagree with 83 percent of the public…
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REPORT: The government is preparing to lose the Brexit Supreme Court case
The Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on whether the government can trigger Article 50 without first getting parliament’s approval.
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Nikon is starting its 100th anniversary party early
Camera-maker Nikon will celebrate its 100-year anniversary on July 25 this year, and the company is getting the party started early, launching a dedicated website and logo, along with a movie charting some of its key milestones since its inception. The video above kicks off with some pretty spectacular…
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Notebooks make a comeback as ‘boring’ tablets tank
There’s more doom and gloom for tablets, with the latest forecast from Deloitte showing that sales of slates are expected to be down 10% in 2017 compared to last year.Deloitte’s crystal ball-gazers reckon that sales of tablets will slip to under 165 million units this year, which is a third less than…
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Japan researchers warn of fingerprint theft from ‘peace’ sign
Could flashing the “peace” sign in photos lead to fingerprint data being stolen?
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Lamprey gene helps scientists discover how the human brain appeared
Researchers at the M.M. Shemyakin and Yu.A. Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences have collaborated with their colleagues from the A.N. Severtsova Institute of Ecology and Evolution in groundbreaking research work in which they discovered the homeobox gene Anf…
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NASA’s newly announced mission could solve the mystery of water on asteroid Psyche
Discovered in 1852 by Italian astronomer Annibale de Gasparis, Psyche is one of the 10 most massive asteroids in the asteroid belt. Although Psyche is thought to be a world made of metal, scientists have recently detected water on this minor planet. The new findings, which baffled researchers, could…
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Taiwan scrambles jets, navy vessels to ‘surveil & control’ passage of Chinese warships
Taiwan deployed jets and navy vessels after a group of Chinese warships entered the country’s air defense identification zone. The aircraft and vessels were deployed to “surveil and control” the passage of the Chinese ships, a government spokesperson said. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Tech giants are funding a defensive war chest to protect against rogue AI
Not just one but two of today’s super rich tech kingpins have donated to a fund designed to keep future artificial intelligences safe, each putting in a stake of $10m to keep watch of developments in the AI world and ensure one doesn’t go rogue and wipe us out by turning the central heating systems of…
SlashGear
Microsoft Privacy Dashboard shows what Microsoft knows about you
There are some tech companies, like Google, who are often accused of privacy violations, but it wasn’t until Windows 10 that Microsoft was put in a hot seat. The company received no small amount of flak for the gaping privacy holes in the OS it was pushing to everyone, which, in turn, pushed Microsoft…
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The Higher Ed Learning Revolution: Tracking Each Student’s Every Move
More colleges and universities are exploring how to better use the trove of data they’re collecting on their students to improve teaching and learning.(Image credit: Chelsea Beck/NPR)
Metal Storm news
White Willow – Unveil New Album Details
Laser’s Edge has confirmed the release date for <i>Future Hopes</i>, the seventh full-length from Norwegian prog quintet <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=1386&bandname=White+Willow>White Willow</a> and unveiled the album’s artwork, song titles, and other details. This will…
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King Diamond – Headlining Psycho Las Vegas 2017
Psycho Las Vegas has unveiled heavy metal icons <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=140&bandname=King+Diamond>King Diamond</a> as the festival’s grand headliners. In coming to Psycho, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=140&bandname=King+Diamond>King Diamond</a> mark 30 years…
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Mastodon – Announce Headline Tour
<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=349&bandname=Mastodon>Mastodon</a> have announced a spring headline tour with Eagles of Death Metal and <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3447&bandname=Russian+Circles>Russian Circles</a> in support of their new record! Tickets go on sale…
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Six Feet Under – Detail New Album, Stream First Single
On February 24th, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=184&bandname=Six+Feet+Under>Six Feet Under</a> returns with their 12th studio album, <i>Torment</i>. According to their label, “there’s plenty of classic <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=184&bandname=Six+Feet+Under>Six…
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Beijing creates new environmental police force to crack down on smog
You know your city has a problem with air pollution when it has to hire a special police force to crack down on smog. That’s exactly what just happened in Beijing, when the new acting mayor of the Chinese capital announced an environmental police squad that will crack down on polluters. …
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Donald Trump urged to ditch his climate change denial by 630 major firms who warn it ‘puts American prosperity at risk’ – “We want the US economy to be energy efficient and powered by low-carbon energy”
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Deal of the Week: Mars Matches M&Ms with Animal Hospitals
How-To Geek
How to Repair Windows Bootloader Problems (If Your Computer Won’t Start)
If your Windows PC is throwing an error message at you before it even begins to load Windows, it’s possible that the boot sector on your system partition is damaged, corrupted, or has missing files. Here’s how to troubleshoot those problems.Click Here to Continue Reading
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
A modular valve simplifies diagnostic chip fabrication
Rapid and cheap on-the-spot diagnoses for diseases such as tuberculosis and cancer are a step closer thanks to a new modular valve for microfluidic chips.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Biofouling – Sticking to the story at the molecular level
Molecular insight into protein net charge may explain and help solve the harmful build-up of organisms in the marine environment.
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Trump Team’s Meeting With Latino Leaders Gets Mixed Reviews
Latino leaders have been trying for months to meet with Trump. His transition team finally hosted a meeting on Tuesday. Attendees said most of those invited were conservative.(Image credit: Bob Levey/WireImage/Getty Images)
Zero Hedge
World Faces Rising Risk Of Conflict: US Intel Report Admits “Era Of American Dominance Drawing To A Close”
Submitted by MiddleEastEye via TheAntiMedia.org, The incoming Donald Trump administration faces a world of greater risk of conflict, slower growth and more anti-democratic pressures than ever since the Cold War, a new US intelligence report released on Monday said. US leadership is ebbing amid shifts…
Business Insider
These are the most popular fast food breakfasts in every state
There’s McDonald’s and then there’s every other breakfast establishment.
International Business Times
China-Taiwan Relations 2017: Beijing’s Liaoning Aircraft Carrier Sails Through Taiwan Strait Prompting Taiwan To Scramble Jets, Navy Ships
China’s only aircraft carrier entered the Taiwan Strait prompting Taiwan to scramble jets and navy ships, the Taiwanese defense ministry said Wednesday. This comes at a time when tensions between Beijing and Taipei have mounted since U.S. President-elect Donald Trump questioned the “one China” policy….
International Business Times
Large Blue Halo Around Ancient Milky Way-Type Galaxies Is Made Of Lyman-Alpha Photons, Study Reveals
In order to understand the formation, composition and evolution of distant stars and galaxies, scientists use a technique known as spectroscopy, which relies on the fact each element — containing a unique number and configuration of electrons — absorbs and emits a distinctive wavelength of light.
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Airborne thermometer to measure Arctic temperatures
Russian scientists have compared the effectiveness of several techniques of remote water temperature detection based on laser spectroscopy and evaluated various approaches to spectral profile interpretation. The paper detailing the study was published in Optics Letters. The researchers examined four…
Computerworld
8 tips for building a cost-effective IoT sensor network
With more than 2 million sensors already installed, and facing an expansion plan for smart metering that would add millions more, Thames Water needed to make its data network infrastructure as flexible, reliable and secure as possible without driving costs up.To read this article in full or to leave…
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Farewell to Obama
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TIFU by being an idiot
Happened literally 5 minutes ago. My sister and I were arguing about if she needed a LifeProof case (expensive) for an iPhone she’s going to buy. I took out my Moto G2 and, saying “iPhones are weak, look at this”, dropped it from waist-height facedown onto our hardwood floors. I pick it up, them turn…
NYT > Business Day
State of the Art: How Netflix Is Deepening Our Cultural Echo Chambers
There was a lot to criticize about broadcast TV, but it brought the nation together. Streaming services are doing the opposite.
NYT > Business Day
Samsung Leader Is Named a Suspect in South Korean Bribery Inquiry
Jay Y. Lee was summoned for questioning in connection with the corruption scandal that led to President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment.
BBC News – World
Where was Sasha during Obama’s farewell speech?
While Barack Obama was giving his final official speech in Chicago, all people wanted to know was #WhereIsSasha.
Digital Trends
Dolby Atmos soundbars are storming 2017. Here’s why you’ll want one
Atmos and DTS:X surround soundbars are here to stay, offering a powerful cinematic experience in a concise package. With CES 2017 fading in the rearview like the last rays of a dying sunset, we’re left with countless new tech trends to ponder. One of the most interesting in the home theater landscape…
Financial Times
Malaysian PM’s low popularity may pose post-election risk
Barisan Nasional likely to win election but Najib Razak’s longer-term fate unclear
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Behind New Zealand’s wild plan to purge all pests
The country is gearing up to get rid of rats, possums, stoats and other invasive predators by 2050. Is it a pipe dream?Nature 541 148 doi: 10.1038/541148a
Big Think
Would You Enter the Perfect Matrix? Why One Philosopher Says You Wouldn’t.
Everybody wants to be happy, right? Who wouldn’t try to get as many pleasurable experiences as they could? Well, if this philosopher is right. You wouldn’t. Read More
Big Think
Language Controls What Colors You Can and Can’t See, or Does It?
Not every language agrees on how many colors there are. With some having more terms and others fewer. But does that mean we see the world differently?Read More
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Faraday Future’s FF 91 Blows Anything Tesla Has Made Out Of The Water
After years of market domination, Tesla finally has some real competition. Meet the Faraday Future FF 91, an all-electric vehicle that looks like the lovechild between an … Read More
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The Tiny Gulf Country With a $335 Billion Global Empire
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Interview with Álvaro Siza: “Beauty Is the Peak of Functionality!”
Fundação Iberê Camargo. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG + SG Throughout the 60-year career of Álvaro Siza, his work has continuously defied categorization–having variously been described as “critical regionalism” and “poetic modernism,” with neither quite capturing the true essence of Siza’s…
Metal Underground.com
New EP “Blood Art Triptych” Streaming In Full From AfterBlood
Today, Greek death/thrash act AfterBlood celebrates the release of the new EP “Blood Art Triptych” with a full stream of the release, which you can enjoy in the player below. The album is available as a CD via Celtic Fog Productions. The EP marks the first new material from the band since the debut…
PCWorld
Intel gives its low-end Kaby Lake Pentium some Hyper-Threading bling to boost sales
Don’t say Intel never gave you nuthin’ for free. Although this news flew well under the radar when the company’s 7th-gen Kaby Lake desktop CPUs were launched last Tuesday at CES, Intel’s newest budget Pentium CPUs have received a performance buff with Hyper-Threading.The Pentium G4600, Pentium G4620,…
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Salsa Primeval: 52-Million-Year-Old Tomatillo Found
The fossilized fruit, a cousin of tomatoes, potatoes, chilies and tobacco, dates the famous plant family 30 million years older than previously thought — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Conflict of interests? Theresa May urged to come clean on investments
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is facing calls to reveal her financial interests after it emerged she set up a blind trust of shares when she became prime minister, thought to be worth up to £145,000 ($175,000). Read Full Article at RT.com
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connect with a network of passionate interior designers, fine artist-activists, and product pioneers at THE NEW SCHOOL’s OPEN CAMPUS, and explore the school’s wealth of knowledge, facilities, and support. The post accelerate your design career from PARSONS at THE NEW SCHOOL’s OPEN CAMPUS appeared first…
Macworld
Android SMS for iChat review: Unlock Messages on your Mac with your Android phone
The Google Play app integrates with Messages on macOS to sync conversations from your Android phone.
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Caution may be the new normal in Silicon Valley – CNET
VCs are still readjusting after the heady days of 2015.
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New Windows 10 build incoming: Microsoft nixes annoying productivity obstacles
Microsoft has a new build of Windows 10 for the Anniversary update, which irons out a number of bugs that could hinder office productivity.
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Nokia’s vision for digital health: From AI analytics to connected hairbrushes
Nokia bought French health device manufacturer Withings earlier this year to take on the IoT healthcare market. What’s next for the company?
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300 million smartphones will have machine learning ability, says Deloitte
New processors in the next batch of smartphones will enable native machine learning to some degree to make devices smarter even when they aren’t connnected.
WSJ.com: World News
Lebanese Leader Reaches Out to Saudi Arabia in Search of Aid
Lebanon’s new President Michel Aoun is courting Saudi Arabia in an effort to restore billions in aid and show that his country hasn’t fallen into Iran’s orbit.
VICE News
EU liberals refuse to join up with Italy’s eurosceptic Five Star Movement
The leader of Italy’s Five Star Movement Beppe Grillo made a failed move to join forces with a pro-European Union (EU) group on Monday – a decision that has left many scratching their heads as to what the anti-establishment party’s position really is on Europe. Party members were asked to vote in an…
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Cloudflare’s transparency report reveals secret FBI subpoena
Tech titans like Google and Apple aren’t the only ones that receive government requests for customer information — lesser-known companies like Cloudflare get them, as well. The service, which makes websites load faster, has revealed that it’s been f…
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iPhone 8 tipped to revert to glass-metal-glass sandwich
Some tips for “reliable sources” sound to good to be true, while some make us beg for them not to be true. Some iPhone fans might be on the fence about this latest tidbit about the iPhone 8 coming later this year (or next). According to DigiTimes sources, which usually hail from suppliers in China, the…
RT – Daily news
Britain preparing ‘official’ anti-Moscow campaign – Russian embassy
The Russian embassy in London says that the British authorities are looking to launch an official campaign against Moscow, based on what senior diplomats in Britain reportedly called a “concerted drive by Russia to undermine the UK.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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How to protect your online conversations with Signal’s end-to-end encryption
If you’re a regular reader of this column, you know that it’s not paranoia when I say that the Internet is a nest of snakes. Malicious parties are constantly probing and monitoring, mostly automatically, allowing the slighest weakness to be exploited. The best way to avoid the venom of vipers is to…
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Lyric Video For New Song “Rosehip Garden” Issued By Nord
Danish melodic progressive metal act NORÐ released a lyric video for the new song “Rosehip Garden.” The song will be featured on the debut EP “Alpha,” which drops on March 3rd via Inverse Records. Formed in 2013 in Odense, Denmark, NORÐ plays melodic progressive metal/rock, powered by high octane…
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Lyric Video For New Song “The Groundfeeder” Issued By Tethra
Italian death/doom metal act Tethra is streaming the first taste of the upcoming sophomore full length release “Like Crows for the Earth,” which is expected in February from Sliptrick Records. Check out the new song “The Groundfeeder” streaming below. Tethra forges death metal and melodic early 90’s…
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The day Boston prison inmates took over their prison, prepared for war. “When it was apparent the prisoners were not going to go back into their cells, the (officers) backed out of the unit” [Scary]
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The Life and Death of Schrodinger’s Cat, and What It Really Means.
Schrodinger’s cat is one of the most famous thought experiments of all time, but what does it mean for science, and what happens to the poor cat?Read More
Digital Trends
Feel confident buying shoes online with the Fitfully virtual sizing app
The trouble with shopping for shoes online is that you can never be sure how they will fit. Just because you’re a certain size with one brand, doesn’t mean it will transfer over to another. This is why approximately 90 percent of consumers still don’t shop for shoes online. Fitfully is a mobile app…
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Image: Antarctic caravan captured by French satellite
How do you deliver supplies to one of the remotest research stations on Earth? Put the equipment and food on skis and pull them by tractor across the ice and snow in a long caravan.
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DNA-evidence needs statistical back-up
DNA-evidence is often believed to be a damning evidence, which leaves no space for uncertainty. In reality it is very difficult to say to what degree some piece of evidence can support a case against a crime suspect. That’s why forensic experts need statistical models to give weight to DNA-evidence….
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America’s best child poverty-fighting program? It’s spelled EITC
New research from UC Berkeley shows that the Earned Income Tax Credit is the most effective poverty-fighting program for children in the U.S, and encourages families to work more because it rewards additional earnings.
Bloomberg
Wall Streets Most Famous Quants Fed Up With JPMorgan Soothsayer
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Legendary Arecibo Observatory Faces a Bleak Future
Although still producing world-class science, a lack of funding could soon mothball the storied radio telescope — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
TechCrunch
UK spy agency-backed cyber security incubator picks first seven startups
 A GCHQ-backed startup incubator has opened its doors in the UK, announcing its first cohort of seven startups participating in the three month accelerator program (see below for the list of teams). Read More
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China Sends Aircraft Carrier Into Taiwan Strait, A Provocative Move
China’s only aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, was seen in the center of the strait between the mainland and the self-governing island. China says the vessel was returning from a weapons drill.(Image credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)
RT – Daily news
Russian economy can deal with pressure of new US sanctions – Kremlin
Russia will cope with possible new US sanctions from Washington, said presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday. Some US senators have called for new restrictive measures against Moscow, mainly targeting the energy sector. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Britain’s ambassador to France says UK will not talk to Marine Le Pen
UK ambassador to France Ed Llewellyn says the UK will not forge ties with far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen because it is not government policy. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Today’s News: Jan. 11, 2017
—President-elect Donald Trump holds his first news conference today in six months—a day after fresh, and unsubstantiated, allegations linking him to Russia.—Rex Tillerson and Elaine Chao, Trump’s nominees for secretary of state and transportation secretary, respectively, appear before Senate panels for…
Business Insider
Millennials are paying $40 a night to live in these tiny ‘pods’
A mix between a hotel, a hostel, and an Airbnb, Podshare is a place where weary travelers can stay in a hotel “pod” for just $40 a night
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How To Buy Plants And Keep Them Alive
You should own a plant. It’ll make you happy. Here, a guide to purchasing your first plant and helping it thrive.
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Thousands Urged To Flee Ahead Of Flooding California Rivers
Authorities urged thousands of people in Northern California to evacuate homes as rivers swollen by four days of heavy rain threatened to crest above flood level, even as another day of showers was forecast for Wednesday.
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Inside The Rise And Fall Of The World’s Most Revolutionary Phone
Dave Hakkens’ design for a modular phone could have changed the world. It’s too bad Project Ara never came together.
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The New Year’s Resolution You Can Actually Keep
The first things people notice about you isn’t your abs, it’s your smile. So how about making this year’s resolution to get the smile you’ve always wanted.
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Why Do Canadians Say ‘Eh’?
Canadians are not particularly amused when you eagerly point out their “eh” habit, but the word has become emblematic of the country in a way that is now mostly out of their control. But what even is this word? How did it come to be so associated with Canada?
Quartz
To-do list for Mark Zuckerberg’s 2020 presidential run
Hi Mr. Zuckerberg, this is Bradley from Campaign Associates, the firm your team hired to help you look into a presidential run. We’ve been working hard on making Zuckerberg 2020 a reality. I wanted to update you with the most recent list of tasks still to be completed, which together we think will give…
Quartz
The EU is totally fine with with publishers blocking ad blockers
The European Commission is about to make a lot of publishers very happy (paywall). Sweeping online-privacy regulations went into effect in the EU last year that gave users more control over their data. But the new rules, which required websites to get user permission to “access” devices, also appeared…
Quartz
Trump’s Homeland Security pick has a nuanced understanding of the US-Mexico border
Donald Trump’s nominee to head the US Department of Homeland Security, John Kelly, is not as high on a border wall as his prospective boss. “A physical barrier in and on of itself will not do the job,” Kelly said during a senate hearing Nov. 10 as part of his confirmation. In his view, border security…
Quartz
Ethiopia’s “Spice Girls” are the first victims of a tabloid campaign for the UK to cut foreign aid
The British government has stopped funding an aid program aimed at empowering Ethiopian girls after a concerted campaign by tabloid newspaper and Conservative party politicians to cut foreign aid spending. The UK’s Department for International Development announced on Jan. 6 it was pulling funding to…
Quartz
500,000 Dutch dairy cows are staring down death because of the amount of dung they produce
Half a million Dutch dairy cows have a pretty big problem. If the Netherlands can’t find a way to manage the dung they produce, European Union environmental rules mean they will have to be killed. If those cows are culled, it would remove roughly a third of the dairy cows in the Netherlands, which wouldn’t…
Quartz
A poet says even she can’t answer the questions about her poems on a US standardized test for middle schoolers
Sara Holbrook had no idea that the fate of Texas students, teachers, and school administrators rested on her keystrokes. Holbrook is a poet and educator in Cleveland, Ohio, and years after the publication of a 1998 collection of her poems, she discovered that two of her works—one in 2013 and another…
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Researchers Discover Peculiar State of Fluid Mixtures Contained In Nanochannels
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…
9to5Mac
End-to-end encryption option added to CareKit, allows greater use by hospitals
Apple has partnered with a security company to add full end-to-end encryption to CareKit data, making it easier for hospitals to use the platform while remaining compliant with patient data regulations. CareKit allows patients to choose to share health data from an app on their iPhone with the physicians…
VentureBeat
Superflex unveils powered super clothing created by designer Yves Béhar
Superflex has unveiled its “powered clothing” to help elderly people stand and walk more easily with the assistance of its science-fiction-like powersuits. Superflex took ideas for futuristic military armor, which enables soldiers to carry heavy packs or jump through the air, and applied them to the…
Bloomberg Politics
U.S. Said to Warn Trump of Personal Russian Intelligence
President-elect Donald Trump has reportedly received a briefing from U.S. intelligence officials about unsubstantiated reports that Russia collected compromising information on him as he prepares to take office. Bloomberg’s Marty Schenker previews today’s press conference by the President-elect on “Bloomberg…
Metal Underground.com
Fighter Records/Xtreem Music Inks Deal With Candle
The first signing for newly created label Fighter Records, a division of Xtreem Music devoted solely to pure heavy metal, is Swedish epic metal act Candle. Candle emerged in 2015 by guitarists Markus Janis & Christian Kanto (both from Corrosive Carcass), who shared the same enthusiasm for traditional…
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Video Clip For New Song “Disconnected” Available From Zonetripper
Swedish metal band Zonetripper released a music video for the new song “Disconnected,” the first single from the band’s debut album, due for release later this year. Zonetripper was formed by metal and rock producer Fredrik Reinedahl (Solstafir, Peter Dolving, Opeth, In Flames). The video (shown below)…
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New Lyric Video “Let Me Live” Issued By Asymmetry
Serbian progressive/power metal act A/Symmetry released a new lyric video for the song “Let Me Live,” is the third single from the debut full length release “Fragility. The album wasreleased on September 16, 2016. Following successful EP “Room 17: Hours Between Shadows and Light” (2012), “Fragility”…
Forbes – Markets
World Bank Global GDP Growth Forecast A Reason For Cautious Optimism
World Bank understandably hedges on global GDP growth expectations
Mashable
4chan believes it has proof that Trump sex act claims are fake news
Users on the biggest pro-Donald Trump subreddit are sharing a 4chan post that they believe proves that unverified claims about Trump and a sex act are fake news. An unverified intelligence dossier published by BuzzFeed contained allegations that Trump hired prostitutes to participate in a urine-based…
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Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new worldtimer is a world-first, a million fake watches are confiscated, Zenith gets a new CEO and more. …Read More »
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Iconic pocket toy synth gets a powerful tune up
Kids in the late 1960s and early 70s who wanted to carry around electronic music-makers in their pockets couldn’t just whip out a smartphone and launch an app like they can today. Chances are that they pulled out a Stylophone instead. This battery-operated box had a metal keyboard that was…
International Business Times
Samsung Bixby vs. Google Assistant vs. Apple Siri: Comparison Review Of Voice Assistants
When it comes to smartphones, artificial intelligence (AI) seems to be the next big thing. Most smartphone companies are either building their own AI-based voice assistants or lending it from someone else. Samsung is reportedly working on its own voice assistant named Bixby, which will be a replacement…
International Business Times
North Korea Nuclear Update: Country Has Plutonium For 10 Weapons, South Korea Says
North Korea has about 110 pounds of weapons-grade plutonium, which is enough to make 10 nuclear weapons, the South Korean defense ministry said Wednesday. The reclusive East Asian country threatened Sunday it was going to test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
International Business Times
Will Philippines’ Duterte Spark Controversy Over Free Contraceptives To Women?
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest move could spark an outcry from the Roman Catholic Church and pro-life advocates. The controversial leader, known for his brutal anti-drug campaign, ordered government agencies to guarantee free access to contraceptives for six million women who may find…
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Californina’s Historical Drought Breaking With A Vengence; Commodities And Global Weather Impacts
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Two Manifestos for Better Science
Two new papers urge scientists to make research more reproducible. First off, Russ Poldrack and colleagues writing in Nature Reviews Neuroscience discuss how to achieve transparent and reproducible neuroimaging research. Neuroimaging techniques, such as fMRI, are enormously powerful tools…
SlashGear
Android Nougat for Chrome OS to bring resizable apps
Android Nougat could probably be nicknamed “The Juggler” because of how it brought the gift of powerful multi-tasking to Android. Apparently, however, it might not just be Android that will benefit from that. According to Chrome Unboxed, even Chrome OS gets a taste of that multi-tasking if and when Nougat…
Bloomberg Politics
Afghan Attacks Intensify Calls to Delay U.S. Troop Withdrawal
As Afghanistan reeled from a series of bombings that killed at least 60 people in a single day, the resurgent terror campaign may increase pressure on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s administration to revise troop withdrawal plans.
Lifehacker
Bible Verses Are Easy to Guess, So Don’t Use Them As Your Password
As we’ve established time and again, your clever tricks aren’t protecting your password. If you or someone you know uses Bible references as a password, that trick is pretty easy to crack, too.Read more…
Architizer
La Grande Passerelle
La Grande passerelle is designed for a young family wishing to enjoy a peaceful lifestyle on the shores of a scenic lake in Quebec, Canada. Two volumes of wood anchored against a gentle slope generate a luminous inner courtyard delimited by the forest. The first, acting as a screen to the street,…
WIRED
3 Key Questions Senators Must Ask Rex Tillerson, Trump’s Secretary of State Pick
From trade to climate change to his ties to Vladimir Putin, Tillerson faces a tough day of questioning from both sides of the aisle. The post 3 Key Questions Senators Must Ask Rex Tillerson, Trump’s Secretary of State Pick appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Gaze Upon the Coolest Cars at This Year’s Detroit Auto Show
Motown is still the center of the American auto industry, and it’s got plenty to show you. The post Gaze Upon the Coolest Cars at This Year’s Detroit Auto Show appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Don’t Turn Earth Into Venus, Warns NASA Ex-Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan
NASA’s former chief scientist talks rocket explosions, Carl Sagan, cats, and climate change. The post Don’t Turn Earth Into Venus, Warns NASA Ex-Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Meet a Couple of Web-Surfing, Voice-Activated … Fridges
A fridge should do more than just keep your food cold. The post Meet a Couple of Web-Surfing, Voice-Activated … Fridges appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Want to Take a Cool Photo? Stick an Explosion in It
Ken Hermann is obsessed with stuff that goes boom. And now, he photographs it. The post Want to Take a Cool Photo? Stick an Explosion in It appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Sherlock
Get ready for a big ol’ Cumberbatch of mystery! (See what we did there?) The post WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Sherlock appeared first on WIRED.
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Study finds fish fraud runs rampant at L.A. sushi restaurants
Next time you go out for sushi in Los Angeles, don’t bother ordering halibut. Chances are it’s not halibut at all.
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Software system labels coral reef images in record time
Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have released a new version of a software system that processes images from the world’s coral reefs anywhere between 10 to 100 times faster than processing the data by hand.
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This is what it’s really like to be an intern in the White House
Olivia Beavers was a chief of staff intern at the White House in the beginning of 2015.
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Bank Of New York Mellon Looks Cheap Heading Into 2017
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Gold Resource Announced Acquisition Of Additional Mining Claims For Its Isabella Pearl Project
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When Will My 2017 Tax Forms Come?
Many people are in a hurry to get their taxes done as soon as possible. But until you get all the tax forms you’ll receive from various sources — including your employer, your bank, and the brokers or financial institutions you use to hold your investments — you won’t be able to prepare your return…
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Don’t Just Find a Job: Find a Company You’ll Love to Work For
When accepting your next job, you should probably spend a little time checking you’ll actually enjoy working for the company. Otherwise you might end up working months (or even years) in a job you despise. Even during PayPal’s earliest days, co-founder Peter Thiel knew that he wanted his team to be “tightly-knit…
Metal Underground.com
European Tour Dates Featuring Ross The Boss, Ancillotti Announced
After announcing a series Italian dates promoting the new album “Strike Back,” Ancillotti will embark on a tour with Ross the Boss (ex-Manowar) as direct support for selected dates on the “The Discipline Of Steel” World Tour 2017. Confirmed dates/locations are as follows: 03.03.2017 Zlin, Czech…
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New Video Clip “Our Lady” Available From Lightning Strikes
Los Angeles’ Lightning Strikes released a new video clip for song “Our Lady.” The song appears on the band’s self-titled debut release, which was issued via Pure Legend Records, a division of Pure Steel Records, back in November 2016. Check out the clip here: Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
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New Video Clip “Dream” Posted By Heaven’s Guardian
Brazilian metal act Heaven’s Guardian released a new music video for the song “Dream.” The tack is lifted from the album “Signs,” which will be released worldwide via Pure Steel Promotion on January 27, 2017 (the album was originally released in Brazil though Megahard Records in 2015). The track listing…
RT – Daily news
UK adoption of US drone assassination model ‘shocking’ – campaigners
Britain will look to the US drone assassination model as it seeks to update its own rules of war, a move campaigners say is deeply concerning. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Alcohol Switches the Brain Into Starvation Mode In Mice, Increasing Hunger and Appetite, Study Finds
An anonymous reader quotes a report from BBC: In tests on mice, alcohol activated the brain signals that tell the body to eat more food. The UK researchers, who report their findings in the journal Nature Communications, believe the same is probably true in humans. The mice were given generous doses…
Mashable
McDonald’s India will now serve masala dosa burger and other local food for breakfast
Indians will soon be treated to a customized breakfast menu at McDonald’s outlets as the burger giant revamps its morning platter to suit the local palate.  The new menu will be rolled out by the weekend, initially in Mumbai, and then across India, The Economic Times reported. SEE ALSO: McDonald’s…
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Bonnaroo 2017: U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Weeknd Top Lineup
U2, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Weeknd and Chance the Rapper will headline the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, set to take place June 8th through 11th in Manchester, Tennessee.The festival will also feature performances from Major Lazer, Lorde, the xx, Flume, Travis Scott, Cage the Elephant, the…
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How to Crochet a Coral Reef–and Why
When words aren’t enough to get people engaged in an environmental issue, it can be useful to try another medium — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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U.S. Out of Space (New at Reason)
Barack Obama is the latest in a line of liberal presidents who never met a government program they couldn’t introduce or expand. But, Reason’s Editor in Chief Katherine Mangu-Ward explains in the February 2017 issue of Reason, when it comes to space exploration, Obama’s unlikely legacy is as a “privatizer.”…
TechCrunch
New comer Transmit Security wants to simplify biometric authentication
 Transmit Security, a new security startup that wants to make it easier for developers to implement biometric authentication, came out of stealth today with $40 million in self-funding. With all of the high-profile hacks over the last several years from the DNC to Sony to Target; it’s clear that we need…
How-To Geek
How to Convert Images to Black and White on Your Smartphone
Converting an image to black and white is one of those simple tasks that photographers should be able to do well on any device. Unfortunately, a lot of the apps that do black and white conversions on smartphones don’t give the photographer a lot of control. Let’s look at how to do it properly.Click Here…
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Center Stage – Dell XPS 13 2-1
The Consumer Electronics Show is underway in Vegas (and possibly over by the time you read this), and in case it wasn’t already obvious technology is growing like a watered plant on steroids. Making a big splash this year was Dell, who announced a slew of new devices and accessories that are sure to…
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Obama’s final speech transcript. tl;dr: STFU & GBTW [Cool]
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Retirement home for prostitutes helps them get back on their feet [Interesting]
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The Most and Least Expensive Cities to Find Short-Term Vacation Rentals
Renting a home for a vacation is a great way to feel at home while you’re away. This data shows the places where vacation rentals are cheapest, and where they’re most expensive.The data comes from personal finance site Priceonomics, who analyzed web tracking client Datafiniti’s database of rental listings….
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Google may sell off its satellite imaging division
Wall Street has been pushing Google to behave more like a regular company, hacking and slashing at its longer-term projects and R&D divisions. Now, Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat has her sword pointed at the search engine’s satellite imaging unit, Terra…
BBC News – World
Ukraine power cut ‘was cyber-attack’
A power cut that hit part of Kiev is judged a cyber-attack by researchers investigating the incident.
International Business Times
Kim Kardashian Paris Robbery: Chauffeur Michael Madar Released Without Charges In Case
In the latest development in Kim Kardashian’s Paris robbery case, French police released three people — including the reality television star’s chauffeur — without charges, reports said Wednesday. Michael Madar, the chauffeur, was one of the 17 people arrested over the heist, in which robbers stole estimated…
International Business Times
What Can Large Ice Age Mammals Tell Us About The Ongoing Biodiversity Loss? A Lot, Study Says
The current pace of biodiversity loss on Earth has led many scientists to state that the world is currently in the midst of a sixth mass extinction event — one that has been triggered largely by human activities. Estimates suggest the rapid loss in species we are seeing today is anywhere between 1,000…
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Striking new footbridge rehabilitates formerly derelict area of French city
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Here’s how Google Maps knows when there is traffic
Google Maps is a very useful tool for navigating your way through traffic and quickly getting you to your destination. But how it works may creep you out.
9to5Mac
After AT&T price hike, Verizon goes after Unlimited users too, with new disconnection threat [Poll]
Carriers seem to have decided it’s open season on those grandfathered into unlimited data plans. After AT&T applied a second price rise in a year, Verizon is now threatening to disconnect those using more than 200GB of data per month – seemingly more serious about this than an earlier threat to…
HBR.org
Research: Cracking a Joke at Work Can Make You Seem More Competent
As a society, we often make judgments about people based on small snippets of their behavior. For example, we may judge a person’s confidence, competence, and status on the success of a single joke. Telling a joke to an unfamiliar audience is risky — Will they laugh? Will they be offended? Even if…
Coolest Gadgets
Gain wireless control of your home with the Instant Switch
iDevices is a name that is well known in the connected home industry, and they have just come up with the Instant Switch. The Instant Switch comes across as a remote wireless, Bluetooth Smart wall switch which will enable users to designate additional points of power control regardless of where they…
NYT > Business Day
Dismal Science: Why Most Economists Are So Worried About Trump
In a meeting in Chicago, a fear that their advice will be ignored — and that the new administration’s policies could court economic disaster.
Computerworld
IBM Watson, FDA to explore blockchain for secure patient data exchange
IBM’s Watson Health artificial intelligence unit has signed a two-year joint-development agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to explore using blockchain technology to securely share patient data for medical research and other purposes. IBM Watson Health and the FDA will explore…
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New material in the fight against hospital-acquired infections
Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) in Castellón, Spain, have developed a new light-activated antimicrobial material for use in the fight against the most common hospital infections. Led by professor Francisco Galindo and researcher Alicia Beltrán, the results have been published in the Journal…
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Research uncovers reason for growing pest damage in genetically protected corn crops
A UMD-led study provides new evidence of a decline in the effectiveness of genetically engineered traits widely used to protect corn crops from insects. This loss of effectiveness could damage U.S. corn production and spur increased use of potentially harmful insecticides.
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Scientists use a gaming algorithm to enhance a DNA sequencing Android app
The accuracy of a smartphone app called GelApp, designed by A*STAR scientists to help analyze biomedical samples, has been greatly enhanced by the addition of a cutting-edge image processing algorithm.
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On-the-spot diagnoses for diseases with a modular valve for microfluidic chips
Swapping delicate microscopic flow valves for a universal modular valve system has enabled A*STAR researchers to dramatically decrease the cost and complexity of microfluidic diagnostic chips—business card-sized devices that can analyse blood on the spot for a range of disease biomarkers.
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Researcher to review evidence of Amelia Earhart theory
Legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart may not have perished in a plane crash as many have long assumed.
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Why are most people right handed? The answer may be in the mouths of our ancestors
Roughly 90% of humans are right-handed and this is one of the traits that separates us from most other primates who don’t really show any overall preference for left or right handedness.
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Study: How new Airbnb nondiscrimination policy may be worse
The sharing economy is a booming industry, with companies such as Uber and Airbnb generating billions in value each year. Technology, combined with informal peer business practice, has made it easier than ever to call for a ride or rent a living space.
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Fighting online trolls with bots
The wonder of internet connectivity can turn into a horror show if the people who use online platforms decide that instead of connecting and communicating, they want to mock, insult, abuse, harass and even threaten each other. In online communities since at least the early 1990s, this has been called…
Business Insider
The 20 best high-paying jobs in America for 2017
These jobs don’t just offer some of the best job prospects, stress levels, and work-life balance, but they’re also some of the highest-paying.
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Implantable Cardiac Devices Could Be Vulnerable to Hackers, FDA Warns
Image: ShutterstockLow-level hackers can play with your heart. Literally. Pacemakers, defibrillators and other devices manufactured by St. Jude Medical, a medical device company based in Minnesota, could have put patients’ lives at risk, the US Food & Drug Administration warned on Monday, the same…
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French hospitals cancel operations amid brutal flu epidemic
French hospitals have been asked to postpone non-urgent operations as a brutal flu epidemic swamps emergency rooms across the country.
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Texas Instruments Can Benefit From New U.S. Administration
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The Well-Reasoned Basis Of Populism
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Trumps Transportation Pick Endorses Bold New Rebuilding Plan
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The Radical Moneymaking Schemes of Peter Thiels Youth Movement
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The Worlds Largest Telescope Hunts for Life on Saturns Moons
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Store Your Bike in Style
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3 IRA Myths — Debunked!
We hear a lot about the importance of saving for retirement, and an individual retirement account is a good way to help you achieve your goals. But how much do you really know about IRAs and how they work? Here are a few misconceptions that might trip you up if you don’t know the truth.IMAGE SOURCE:…
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Gov. Cuomo calls for America’s largest offshore wind farm, proposes 2.4GW by 2030
Could it finally be that the United States will get some serious offshore wind?
Zero Hedge
Was Prince A ‘Scrooge McDuck’, Crazy Gold Bug?
Gold Bars Worth $800,000 Owned By Prince Prince, RIP, owned gold bars worth just over $800,000 according to the statement filed in a Minnesota court last Friday. Source: Amazon.com At the time of his death, Prince had taken delivery of and had in his possession 67 gold bars, 10 ounce gold bars, valued…
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Strict voter ID laws “have a differentially negative impact on the turnout of racial and ethnic minorities in primaries and general elections”
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Intel Joule shipments blocked in key countries, pending certification
If you can’t find Intel’s Joule developer boards in your country, it’s because shipments have been held up.Intel’s Joule 570x and 550x are powerful computer boards that can be built as a PC, or be used to build robots, drones, or smart devices. But Intel is now seeking government certification so the…
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Why You Might Want To Prepare Your Portfolio For A Time ‘When Doves Cry’
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Windows 10 will automatically lock your PC anytime you walk away from it
Microsoft wants you to be extra secure so it plans to lock your PC anytime you walk away from it. Windows Central reports the company is building a new feature for Windows 10 that will automatically lock your screen whenever you step away from your device. While Microsoft refers to the new functionality…
Digg Top Stories
Sea Cucumbers Breathe Through Their Buttholes
Sea Cucumber buttholes are versatile orifices through which the creatures breathe, defecate, eat and harbor gonad-eating parasites.
Digg Top Stories
The Rise Of Anthropomorphic Gadgets
This user-friendly anthropomorphism wasn’t just relegated to robots at CES. Toyota’s much-hyped autonomous concept car, the Concept-i, was billed as “Less of a machine. More of a pal.” It had an endearing face to match.
Digg Top Stories
How To Backup Your Old PC So You Can Finally Throw It Out
Here’s how to get an old desktop or laptop ready to move out of your home.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
New technique stores summer heat until it’s needed in winter
Making the move away from using fossil fuels for heating is a necessary part of creating a sustainable future, but it’s often a difficult ask for many people when turning up a thermostat on a gas or electric heater provides instant, trouble-free warmth. If people are to be convinced to switch…
Fool.com Headlines
2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks I’d Buy Right Now
Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, did not have a great year in 2016. While there may be some company-specific reasons for individual REITs’ performance, for the most part, the decline had nothing to do with the businesses themselves. Instead, the decline was due to the forecast for higher interest…
Forbes – Markets
5 Funds That Crush The S&P 500 And Pay 9.3% Dividends
I’m sure you’ve heard that you can’t beat the market. It’s the prevailing wisdom—and it’s why passive index funds are more popular than ever. But by that logic, picking stocks is pointless. And actively managed funds? You’ll find no joy there, either, because most managers underperform … and charge you…
Forbes – Markets
Here’s Why Amazon Is Increasing Focus On Its Apparel Business
Amazon appears to be firing on all cylinders to establish itself as a strong player in the online apparel market.
TechSpot
Hori’s Nintendo Switch accessories hint at Zelda launch title, include arcade stick controller
We’ll finally get to discover more details about the Nintendo Switch during the livestreamed event from Tokyo tomorrow. But third-party accessory maker Hori may have already revealed some information about the hybrid handheld/console, after images showing its line of Switch peripherals appeared online….
Mobile Magazine
Gravity Rush 2 is an Overlooked 2012 Gem that is Shining Excellent in 2017
Kat, the super-heroine of Gravity Rush 2 has powers to save the day, and probably the world. However, like any normal young adult, she spends her normal days running errands, catching runaway balloons, delivering newspapers (they still do that in the future?), and attempting to expose and destroy a financial…
Mobile Magazine
Researchers Invent a Method to Heal Skin without the Scar Tissue Outcome
Large or long wounds that have sliced up deep into the skin tend to leave a scar tissue when it heals even after the wound is sewn shut for healing. This is most especially evident even in the most cared for surgical procedures. Whether it results in physical or emotional discomfort, scar tissues can…
Mobile Magazine
Sony’s New and Wonderful OLED TV is a Japanese Brand with South Korean Innovation
The South Korean innovation mentioned here is courtesy of LG Display. One of the highlights at the recent CES 2017 in Las Vegas was Sony’s move to finally embrace OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) technology for its flagship line of Bravia televisions. Not only that, the Japanese company added up on…
Mobile Magazine
That HTC Leaked Smartphone Secondary Display Looks Familiar. Is that an LG or a Samsung?
For those not familiar yet what HTC is, it’s a Taiwanese consumer electronics company with its headquarters in the Xindian District of New Taipei City. It was founded in 1997 manufacturing mobile phones and tablets exclusively for the Taiwanese market. The company does its best not to be identified as…
Ultimate Classic Rock
Kiss Unveil Details for Kiss Kruise VII
All aboard, Kiss Navy — the band’s setting sail on its seventh Kiss Kruise this November, and they’ve just announced the first details of the voyage. Continue reading…
Bloomberg Politics
Merkel Bolstered by Refugee Decline Ahead of Election Campaign
Germany’s influx of asylum seekers fell by about two thirds in 2016, handing Chancellor Angela Merkel an election-year argument against critics of her open-borders policy.
Bloomberg Politics
Soros Group to Stay in Hungary Despite Trump-Inspired Crackdown
The foundation funded by billionaire George Soros will continue to work in Hungary despite a pledge by the ruling party of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a past recipient of a scholarship from the philanthropist, to crack down on the group after Donald Trump takes office.
Reason.com Full Feed
Supreme Court Rules Unanimously to Protect Qualified Immunity for Police
The Supreme Court reversed a decision of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, handing down an 8-0 decision in the case of White v. Paulie that will serve to strengthen qualified immunity for police officers. The case revolved around the fatal police shooting of Samuel Paulie in New Mexico. Police officers…
Latest news
Google’s Go beats Java, C, Python to programming language of the year crown
Google’s Go language has been the focus of a huge rise in interest among developers, according to the long-running Tiobe Index.
Latest news
Ransomware, DDoS now top threats as hackers look for big paydays
What do hackers want? Mostly, money.
RT – Daily news
US freezes assets of Londoner identified as leading member of British ISIS cell
A British father-of-two recently identified as a member of the Islamic State terrorist cell known as ‘The Beatles’ has had his assets frozen by US authorities. Read Full Article at RT.com
VICE News
Big Oil has donated millions to the senators considering Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State
The confirmation hearings for secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson begin Wednesday, and one thing is certain: The wheels have already been thoroughly greased by campaign donations from the oil and gas industry. Though Tillerson might not have held office before, he’s hardly a Washington outsider….
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
A new method for quick and precise measurement of quantum states
Researchers have proposed and experimentally realized a method for characterizing a quantum state by directly measuring its complex probability amplitudes in a particular basis using so-called weak values.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
The Tell: Unlucky? Friday the 13th is actually a better-than-average day for stocks
History suggests setting aside any triskaidekaphobia, at least when it comes to the stock market.
Bloomberg
U.K. Mulls Cap on EU Migrants, Fee for Hiring Skilled Workers
Zero Hedge
How 4Chan McFooled John McCain, Buzzfeed, and the CIA Into Believing Trump’s Golden Showers
Ok, there is a lot to go through with this story, which is going to end up being one of the biggest embarrassments for Buzzfeed, the CIA, and old man McCain ever. First let’s go over what happened, in reference to the pesudo intelligence report aka ‘dossier’ published by the high level retards over…
Lifehacker
Plan For the Sequence of Return Risk to Make Your Retirement Savings Last
There are a lot of ways to calculate how much money you need to save to retire. Once you reach retirement, though, a lot can influence how long that money lasts, including the year you retire.Read more…
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Door Hardware
With an extensive line of stainless steel door hardware, Karcher Design remains a top quality choice when designing your home or office. Made from grade 304 stainless steel, Karcher levers withstand the tests of time and nature. Our products offer a solution to all your design needs.
Deals
Net-a-Porter’s Sale Means You Can Maybe Afford Something From Their Site
Net-a-Porter is the place to shop for designer clothing without being looked at funny. And with their huge sale going on right now, you may actually be able to afford something without refinancing your mortgage or selling your first born. Get up to 80% off clothes, shoes, bags, and more, to make you…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study shows dog-directed speech more effective on puppies than adult dogs
(Phys.org)—A small team of researchers from the U.S., the U.K. and France has found that puppies are more receptive to dog-directed speech than are adult dogs. In their paper published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the researchers describe experiments they conducted recording human…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Getting a scientific message across means taking human nature into account
We humans have collectively accumulated a lot of science knowledge. We’ve developed vaccines that can eradicate some of the most devastating diseases. We’ve engineered bridges and cities and the internet. We’ve created massive metal vehicles that rise tens of thousands of feet and then safely set down…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Theoretical model reveals how droplets grow around tiny particles on a surface
A mathematical model that predicts how water condenses around tiny particles could help to improve chemical industrial processes, including the production of drug tablets, fertilizers and catalysts.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Experiment suggests silicon missing element in Earth’s core
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from several institutions in Japan has conducted experiments with results that indicate that silicon is likely the missing element in Earth’s core. The group gave a presentation outlining their findings at a recent meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
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The demand for AI is helping Nvidia and AMD leapfrog Intel
Intel is the king of a shrinking kingdom. Almost every traditional desktop or laptop PC runs on the Santa Clara company’s processors, but that tradition is fast being eroded by more mobile, ARM-powered alternatives. Apple’s most important personal computers now run iOS, Google’s flagship Chromebook has…
Gizmodo
Jalopnik Prince’s Car And Motorcycle Collection Was Extraordinarily Awesome | Lifehacker How to Resp
Jalopnik Prince’s Car And Motorcycle Collection Was Extraordinarily Awesome | Lifehacker How to Respond to Four Common Salary Negotiation Questions | io9 Um, Deadpool Could Actually Get a Best Picture Oscar Nomination | Kotaku Platinum Games Apologizes For Scalebound’s Cancellation |Read more…
Gizmodo
How to Make Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa Do Whatever You Want
Our peaceful homes are being invaded by talking Bluetooth speakers and there’s nothing you can do about it—so you might as well enlist the help of these AI-powered hubs and get them to do your bidding. Here’s how to set up your own custom voice commands on Google Home or the Amazon Echo.Read more…
Gizmodo
Add USB Charging Ports To Your Wall Outlets For $16 Each
These days, you probably charge as many things over USB as you do over standard AC outlets, so it only makes sense to add some semi-permanent USB ports to your home.Read more…
MakeUseOf
You Won’t Find These Exclusive Linux Apps on Windows
Commercial operating systems try to reserve their best software as exclusives. This isn’t the case with Linux. Many of the most well-known and capable applications have ports for Windows. GIMP is a wildly popular alternative to Photoshop on any platform, and it began on Linux. The nature of open source…
Zero Hedge
NYT Accuses CNN, BuzzFeed Of Peddling “Fake News” Over Russia Report
In a fascinating retort by the left-leaning NYT to the story of the day, namely the CNN-BuzzFeed narrative based on an unverified 35-page memo allegedly prepared by a UK intelligence officer, even “the paper of record” takes the two media outlets to town, and in an article titled “BuzzFeed Posts Unverified…
Bloomberg Politics
Trump’s Indonesia Partner Heads to Inauguration to Bolster Deals
Indonesian tycoon Hary Tanoesoedibjo will fly to New York next week for meetings with Trump’s sons on resort projects in the Southeast Asian nation. Days later he will watch in Washington DC as Trump is sworn in as U.S. president.
The Gadget Flow
Spyn Decision Spinning Top
Take the stress out of tricky situations with the Spyn Decision Spinning Top from Onehundred. A classic favorite, this toy actually helps you make decisions. Each spinning top comes with your choice of message on the top. This could be simple “Yes” and “No,” “You” and “Me,” or even times such as “Now”…
The Gadget Flow
Steadicam Volt Smartphone Stabilizer
Improve your video quality instantly with the Steadicam Volt Smartphone Stabilizer. Using the accompanying app, this lightweight system makes capturing the moment easier than ever. The incredible design uses haptic control with simulated inertia. This, along with magnets, counters your movements as you’re…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Funko’s Playmobil Line Includes Doctor Who, Ghostbusters, And TMNT
Funko may be trying to bury us all in cute figures and plushes. To that end they’ve unveiled yet another line: 6″ Playmobil figures. They already have figures for Ghostbusters, Doctor Who, TMNT, Back To The Future and Willy Wonka. I can only imagine what’s coming in the future. Probably everything….
TechCrunch
Armed with startup data, Crunchbase looks back on 2016 to predict what’s coming
 No one has a crystal ball. Armed with loads of startup data, the research outfit Crunchbase has nevertheless churned through some numbers to create an interesting snapshot of what happened in 2016 — and what might happen in 2017 — by examining six distinct trends. The first trend — and it’s given the…
BBC News – World
Soaring childlessness among southern European women – report
Uncertain employment and a lack of family-friendly work policies help explain the rise, says a report.
Deals
Buy An Xbox One S Dawn Shadow Controller, Get a $15 Amazon Gift Card
The special edition Dawn Shadow paint job on this Xbox One controller isn’t for everyone, but if you’ve had your eye on it, Amazon’s tossing in a $15 gift card when you purchase it for $69 today. And yes, this is an Xbox One S controller, so you can pair it to your PC over Bluetooth, without an adapter.Read…
ArchDaily
Tetuán-Amaliach Square / Héctor Navarro + ARKHITEKTON
© David Montero Architects: Héctor Navarro, ARKHITEKTON Location: Tetuán Street, Santander, Cantabria, Spain Area: 2432.15 m2 Year Project: 2016 Photography : David Montero Collaborators: Eduardo…
RT – Daily news
Facebook faces court in Germany over spread of fake info on Syrian refugee
Legal action has been launched against Facebook in an “unprecedented” case in Germany over a complaint that the social media platform allowed the spread of fake posts about a Syrian refugee who took a selfie with Angela Merkel. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Chinese Forex Reserves Continue Declining
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Australia Is A Tentative Buy
The Gadget Flow
Electrolite Winter Goggles
Protect your eyes in style with the Electrolite Winter Goggles by Electric. As the world’s lightest goggles, the frame is constructed from 100% EVA. In addition to this ultra light material, the strap features thermo-set compression molded silicone. Translation: super comfy to wear no matter the weather…
The Gadget Flow
X-Flex Extra Comfortable Belt
Stop suffering from poorly made belts and use the X-Flex Extra Comfortable Belt. Complete with a formal design, this incredible belt holds up your trousers while remaining comfy all day. The secret of this design is the stretchable woven fabric. This fabric pairs with genuine Italian leather to be durable…
The Gadget Flow
Cartella Slim MacBook Pro 13 Case
Protect the unprotected with the Cartella Slim MacBook Pro 13 Case from Pad & Quill. Featuring stunning colors and materials, this case adds style as well as protection. Fitting the laptop with precision, the Cartella Case is ultra slim. This allows you to retain the dimensions of your laptop. In…
The Gadget Flow
SNAP Leather iPhone 7 Case
Guarantee the livelihood of your smartphone with the SNAP Leather iPhone 7 Case from Killspencer. Featuring premium full-grain leather, this case adds style in addition to protection. The leather has a tactile grain pattern so you can quite literally feel the luxury. Rather than cut outs, this case sports…
The Gadget Flow
PowerPack Trackable Power Bank
Never fear a draining battery when you have the PowerPack Trackable Power Bank by Nomad. Complete with a whopping 9000mAh of power, this device can top up all of your gadgets. That’s enough energy to recharge your iPhone 7 three times over. In addition to this wonderful power, the PowerPack is also trackable….
The Gadget Flow
Mission One Desktop Computer
Simplify your desk space with the Mission One Desktop Computer from Endless. Featuring a super fast Intel Celeron N2807 processor, this compact system packs some power. In addition, it uses a dual core CPU with speeds of up to 2.17 GHz. Likewise, the Mission One has 2GB of RAM and 500GB of on-board storage….
The Gadget Flow
GRIFF Aviation 300 Super Drone
Take to the skies with power with the GRIFF Aviation 300 Super Drone. Unlike other technologies, the “300” refers to its ability rather than its release sequence. The GRIFF 300 is capable of carrying an incredible 300kg as it flies. Even with this payload, the drone weighs just 75kg to keep it portable….
The Gadget Flow
The Legacy Automatic Watch
Dress to the nines without breaking the bank with The Legacy Automatic; a stunning new timepiece from Henry & Ashe. The watch adds a touch of modern luxury to any wrist. The Legacy Automatic is an exclusive, limited edition heirloom timepiece. At its heart is an ultra-accurate Miyota 9015 automatic…
Macworld
Photolemur review: An app that puts Mac image enhancement on autopilot
As a parent of two kids, I take a lot of pictures. But it seems more of my time is spent enhancing images shot with my iPhone to make them look their best—a repetitive and tedious task if I don’t process photos as they’re being taken.No photo editor Photolemur ($49 for a five-Mac license; $20 on the…
Business Insider
13 things you’re doing wrong from the moment you wake up
We rounded up some of the most common and most destructive mistakes people make at work and at home in the span of 24 hours.
International Business Times
Is It Safe To Walk In Florida? Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville Among Cities Not Safe For Pedestrians
Florida may not be the safest place to live, according to a new study.
International Business Times
Will China Go To War With US? Bomber Flown In South China Sea Before Donald Trump Inauguration
Flexing its military might less than a week before President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, China reportedly flew one of its bombers over the Spratly Islands in the hotly contested South China Sea over the weekend, an anonymous US official told Reuters Tuesday. The unnamed official said the flight…
The Next Web
4 ways man and machine are teaming up to fight cyberthreats
With the use of data-centric business models and big data services on the rise, it is becoming increasingly harder to detect threats and data breaches. Cybersecurity experts are finding themselves hard pressed to keep tabs on the reams of data that are being generated by their companies and organizations….
RT – Daily news
Greatest risks to global business do not include Brexit or Trump – WEF
The biggest risks to doing business worldwide do not involve Brexit, terrorism or populism, according to the latest report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Read Full Article at RT.com
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Watching The Economic Cauldron As It Boils
Geek.com
Apple, Carl Zeiss Partnering For Smart Glasses
It seems like the world’s largest tech company could be jumping into the smart glasses game, according to an anonymous tip from a Carl Zeiss employee. Famed tech blogger and entrepreneur Robert Scoble […] The post Apple, Carl Zeiss Partnering For Smart Glasses appeared first on Geek.com.
Gizmodo
Adorable Kitchen Tool Turns Radishes Into Super Mario Power-ups
Radishes may not be the best food option to help a picky eater expand their palette. But if your kid loves playing Super Mario Bros., this neat little kitchen tool can turn red radishes into snack-sized power-ups that will also help your small human grow—just not as fast as Mario does.Read more…
GearHungry
America the Ingenious
American ingenuity isn’t new. Kevin Baker’s America the Ingenious: How a Nation of Dreamers, Immigrants, and Tinkerers Changed the World delves into some of history’s most important inventions of the past century or so by way of short vignettes of a few pages each. The 320 page book covers the Golden…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Caroline Baum: Don’t expect the bond vigilantes to do the Fed’s work
The idea of bond vigilantes, who force monetary and fiscal policy makers to do their job, has resurfaced, proving that bad ideas never die, writes Caroline Baum.
Newswise: SciNews
UF/IFAS Researchers Show Potential Market for Locally Grown Asian Vegetables
Asian-Americans in three East Coast states, including Florida, yearn for more of their native vegetables, and those crops can be grown in the East, say two University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers.
Newswise: SciNews
Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Top-10 Science Successes of 2016
From advances in accelerators and experiments exploring the building blocks of matter and making medical isotopes to new revelations about superconductors, nanomaterials, and biofuels, 2016 was a year of accomplishment at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory. Here are our Top-10…
Newswise: SciNews
Light Strikes Gold
While scientists have used light to sculpt tiny crystals to do big jobs since 2001, they haven’t been able to apply the process to gold–until now. Scientists created a strategy that enables synthesis of desirable gold crystals with potential for industry or medical uses.
TMZ.com
Dan Rather Calls Russian Dossier Story ‘Unprecedented on Steroids’ (VIDEO)
Dan Rather knows news and understands history as well as just about anyone in the biz, and he says events surrounding the transition of power, including the FBI investigation into allegations Putin has compiled info to blackmail Trump, is…
TMZ.com
Steph Curry Does Trick with Globetrotters … ‘You Made a Dream Come True’ (VIDEO)
Steph Curry became an honorary Globetrotter Tuesday night — when he got together with two of the players before the Warriors game … and finally learned to spin a basketball on his finger!  The Globetrotters are in the Bay Area for a game on…
HBR.org
Why It’s So Hard to Train Someone to Make an Ethical Decision
One of the conundrums of ethical decision making is that many moral decisions that are quite straightforward — even easy — to resolve in a classroom or during training exercises seem far more difficult to successfully resolve when confronted during actual day-to-day decision making. Take the decision…
Mashable
President Obama’s emotional tribute to his family will have you tearing up
President Obama wiped away his tears as he paid an emotional tribute to his wife and daughters during his farewell address.  “Of all the things that I’ve done in my life, I’m most proud to be your dad,” Obama said.  Read more…More about Obamas Farewell, Commander In Chief, Sasha Obama, Barack Obama,…
VICE News
The Pink Tax
Being a woman is expensive. Not only do we have to pay for bras, diva-cups and everything in between, we’re also expected to buy beauty balm creams to make sure we’re glowing at all times. Gendered pricing or the ‘Pink Tax’ is a well-documented phenomenon south of the border. Women’s personal care…
Reason.com Full Feed
FDA Says Explaining the Main Advantages of E-Cigarettes Would Confuse Consumers
In a “clarification” published this week in the Federal Register, the Food and Drug Administration indicates that e-cigarettes cannot legally be sold as tools to quit smoking unless their manufacturers go through the prohibitively expensive process of getting them approved as new pharmaceutical products….
Mashable
After 17 years, this grandfather has to say goodbye to his favorite MMO
The thing he will miss the most? “A time that I can call my own.” Relatable for any gamer. Asheron’s Call, a fantasy MMORPG developed by Turbine in 1999, will be shutting its servers down this month.  Here’s the first glimpse of Joseph Fiennes playing Michael Jackson Watch Seth Meyers grill…
RT – Daily news
Swedish anti-cigarette billboard ‘coughs’ when smokers walk by (VIDEO)
Nicotine addicts who find themselves mindlessly smoking through the streets of Stockholm are being reminded that the habit isn’t healthy – but not by a doctor. Instead, a billboard equipped with smoke detectors is ‘coughing’ as they pass by. Read Full Article at RT.com
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Astronomers discover molecular and atomic clouds associated with a superbubble in LMC
(Phys.org)—An international team of astronomers has uncovered molecular and atomic gas clouds associated with the superbubble known as 30 Doradus C, which is located in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). The findings were presented Jan. 8 on the arXiv pre-print repository.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
New research explains hydrophobicity
(Phys.org)—The hydrophobic effect is a fundamental aspect of biochemical processes. Hydrophilic, or water-loving, solutes tend to be miscible in water, while hydrophobic, or water-fearing, solutes tend to aggregate in such a way as to minimize the number of water-solute interactions.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Grasslands hold potential for increased food production
Managing grazing on grasslands in a more efficient way could significantly increase global milk and meat production or free up land for other uses.
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Trumptanic sinking in polls before maiden voyage [Followup]
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Zero Hedge
The Last Time This Happened, We Saw Gains of 429%.
While CNBC and the financial media are pushing investors to buy into the “Stocks going to the moon” narrative, another asset class as just staged a once in a decade breakout. That asset is Gold. The breakout is a bullish cross over in which the 50-WMA breaking about the 200-WMA. This has only happened…
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Why Retirees Should Mostly Avoid Cyclical Stocks
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Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims Look to the Internet for Justice
A video posted to Facebook earlier this month shows Buddhist officers from the Myanmar Police Force beating two Muslim detainees. Since an October 2016 attack on a police station by purported Islamist rebels, the Myanmar Army has targeted Muslim civilians by bombing villages, burning homes, expelling…
Bloomberg
Taco Bell Is Making a Taco Shell Out of Fried Chicken
Metal Injection
GHASTLY CITY SLEEP live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2017
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Metal Injection
MISERABLE live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2017
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VILE CREATURE live at Silent Barn, Jan. 7th, 2017
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Metal Injection
THOU live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 7th, 2017 (FULL SET)
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WARMWATCHER live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 6th, 2017 (FULL SET)
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Fool.com Headlines
The 1 Biotech Stock I Want to Own in 2017
For most biotechs about to turn the profitability corner, launching the first ever treatment for the most common genetic cause of infant mortality might be their biggest headline of the year. But, the launch of Spinraza is just the beginning of a year packed with catalysts for Ionis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
yves béhar + superflex’s powered suit aims to revolutionize mobility tech for the elderly
throw down your walking sticks—the age of the powered suit may have just begun. The post yves béhar + superflex’s powered suit aims to revolutionize mobility tech for the elderly appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
New project could see UK electric trains powered by off-grid solar
  In what’s being touted as a “completely unique” idea that could have “wide impact with commercial applications on electrified rail networks all over the world,” a new project could see electric trains powered by trackside solar panels that work independently from the main power grid. …
Latest Items from TreeHugger
How fast should an elevator go?
A look at a very fast elevator in Shanghai raises a few questions.
Business Insider
9 of history’s greatest philosophers reveal the secret to happiness
“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”
Zero Hedge
Arrest Of Russian Hacker Calls Attention To Unfinished Business In Prague
Submitted by James Durso via RealClearDefense.com, Yevgeniy Nikulin, a Russian hacker wanted in the U.S. for hacking private firms, was arrested in Prague last October. The U.S. has requested his extradition, suspecting he has information on Russian government hacking.  With Russian hackers so much…
Computerworld
Adobe patches critical flaws in Flash Player, Reader and Acrobat
Adobe Systems released security updates for its Flash Player, Adobe Reader and Acrobat products fixing critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to install malware on computers.The Flash Player update fixes 13 vulnerabilities, 12 that can lead to remote code execution and one that allows attackers…
Ultimate Classic Rock
Paul Simon, the Monkees and David Bowie Among Big Ultimate Classic Rock Award Winners
You filled out your ballots, we tallied ’em up and the results of the 2016 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards are in. Continue reading…
RT – Daily news
Pakistani man throws hand grenade at 2 sisters after family rejects marriage proposals
Two teenage sisters were seriously injured in Pakistan when a rejected suitor threw a hand grenade at the pair, according to regional media. Read Full Article at RT.com
Scientific American Content: Global
How to Quickly Calculate Percentages
How to calculate percentages is easier than you think. Quick, what’s 36% of 25? Or how about 250% of 20? Learn a quick and dirty tip to help you calculate all of those pesky percentages in your… — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
VICE News
What we know about Russia’s “compromising material” on Donald Trump
Donald Trump is facing fresh questions about his links to Russia after a sensational report published Tuesday claimed that the Kremlin holds compromising personal and professional material on the president-elect. The unverified report’s contents set off a fresh row between the president-elect and the…
Gigaom
Baidu’s Andrew Ng talks AI with Gigaom
Dr. Andrew Ng joined Baidu in May 2014 as chief scientist. He is responsible for driving the company’s global AI strategy and infrastructure. He leads Baidu Research in Beijing and Silicon Valley as well as technical teams in the areas of speech, big data and image search. In addition to his role at…
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2017: A Transformational Year For Aimmune Therapeutics
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3 Reasons 2017 Could Be Another Great Year for TrueCar Investors
Image source: Getty Images.TrueCar (NASDAQ: TRUE) took a big step forward in 2016, mending relationships with its investors, who were blindsided by a brutal earnings collapse in 2015, and with its dealers, with whom things had grown tense over the past couple of years. The good news is that TrueCar CEO…
Physics News
‘BioClay’ a ground-breaking discovery for world food security
9to5Mac
iPhone market share grows 6.4% in USA, takes share from Android in most markets
The latest Kantar data shows that the iPhone’s U.S. market share grew 6.4% year-on-year in the three months ending in November of last year. iOS made gains in seven of the nine key markets monitored by the market intelligence company. The company says that early holiday sales helped three iPhone models…
Forbes – Markets
An Inside Look At Donald Trump’s $100 Million Private Jet
Digg Top Stories
The Amish Horse-Drawn Buggy Is More Tech-Forward Than You Think
For reasons ranging from purely practical concerns to local safety laws, buggies have undergone some light modernization.
Slashdot
Regulators Criticize Banks For Lending Uber $1.15 Billion
Federal regulators criticized several Wall Street banks over the handling of a $1.15 billion loan they helped arrange for Uber this past summer, reports Reuters, citing people with knowledge of the matter. From the report: Led by Morgan Stanley, the banks helped the ride-sharing network tap the leveraged…
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Germany Sees Sharp Fall in Asylum Seekers
The number of asylum seekers entering Germany fell by about two thirds last year but the proportion of rejected applicants who left remained low, the government said, raising fears that criminals or extremists may remain in the country.
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TIL Pronoia, the opposite of paranoia, is the delusion that everyone is secretly plotting your success
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New U.S. Effort Aims to Speed Drugs to Cancer Researchers
Scientists hope to pursue new combination therapies  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Winners of the $1M Future Cities Accelerator competition announced
The ventures range from a “TurboTax for affordable housing” to a literacy app that sends picture books to parents’ cell phones Back in the fall, the Rockefeller Foundation and Boulder-based startup accelerator Unreasonable Institute unveiled a $1 million competition designed to jumpstart new solutions…
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An Easy Way to Remove Condensation from Delicate Cakes and Pies 
Cheesecakes and custard-based pies are prone to condensation, especially if you don’t let them cool completely before wrapping and chilling. There is however and elegant solution involving a not so elegant item, and that item is toilet paper.Look, I know what you guys are going to say, but just hang…
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Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder Performs at President Obama’s Farewell Address
Before Obama took to the podium in his hometown of Chicago, fellow Chicagoan Eddie Vedder entertained the crowd with a four-song set. Continue reading…
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Floyd Mayweather talks Ronda Rousey, Domestic Violence (VIDEO)
Floyd Mayweather says Ronda Rousey is still a legend and should keep her head up after her loss to Amanda Nunes … telling the UFC star, “A true champion can bounce back.” Mayweather opened up about Rousey to FightHype.com — saying people…
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Goldman Sachs just promoted two senior San Francisco bankers
“Ryan and Nick have been instrumental in building our Technology franchise over the last 20 years,” the memo read.
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Your Magnum Opus: The 10 Secret Ingredients of Iconic Architecture
As you decide which of your projects to submit in our annual race for architectural immortality, check out these “secret ingredients,” each of which can serve to boost a building’s legendary status.
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Amazon quietly purchased a cybersecurity firm — here’s 3 ways Amazon could use the technology (AMZN)
Amazon’s cloud business, AWS, quietly purchased cyber security company harvest.ai for around $19 billion.
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The useless correlation between US spending on science and suicides by hanging
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Scientists create first 2-D electride
(Phys.org)—Researchers have brought electrides into the nanoregime by synthesizing the first 2D electride material. Electrides are ionic compounds, which are made of negative and positive ions. But in electrides, the negative “ions” are simply electrons, with no nucleus. The electrons are very close…
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New insights into ‘master regulator’ of cell division overturn textbook explanation
Francis Crick Institute scientists led by Sir Paul Nurse have resolved a long-standing debate in the field of cell cycle science. In doing so, they have revised the textbook explanation for how the process of cell division is controlled by a protein called CDK.
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Scientists reveal how immune system tags Toxoplasma capsule
Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have discovered how the host immune system deals with the prolific Toxoplasma parasite as it attempts to camouflage itself by hiding inside a capsule called a vacuole in human cells.
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Can the “greening” be greener?
The EU introduced the new “greening” instrument into the Common Agricultural Policy in 2015, with the intention to slow the rapid loss of biodiversity in agricultural areas. The idea is quite simple: in return to the subsidies they receive, farmers must now implement measures to protect wild animals…
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Giving investors a say on CEO pay limits excesses
As of Wednesday 4th January, the average FTSE100 CEO had made more money in 2017 than the average British worker will earn all year according to The High Pay Centre, a think tank. Ever since the financial crisis, legislators have moved to address such excesses by making shareholder votes on CEO pay mandatory.
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Looking for life in all the right places—with the right tool
Researchers have invented a range of instruments from giant telescopes to rovers to search for life in outer space, but so far, these efforts have yielded no definitive evidence that it exists beyond Earth. Now scientists have developed a new tool that can look for signs of life with 10,000 times more…
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Five ways to make your child a creative genius
Congratulations! Your child is already a creative genius by virtue of being human. Humans are far more creative than any other species. Sure, chimpanzees have come up with ideas like termite fishing (using a stick to get tasty termites out of a hole), but most of us would contend that inventions such…
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Distributed computing project Einstein@Home discovers 13 new gamma-ray pulsars
An analysis that would have taken more than a thousand years on a single computer has found within one year more than a dozen new rapidly rotating neutron stars in data from the Fermi gamma-ray space telescope. With computing power donated by volunteers from all over the world an international team led…
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Worst of Times: New at Reason
Have you read The New York Times lately? John Stossel writes: Now that I no longer do a weekly TV show, I have more time to read my local paper. Sadly, that’s The New York Times. The Times actually does some good reporting, but their political and economic coverage is filled with deceit. Can…
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Kenya to Raise $1.05 Billion Syndicated Loans to Fund Budget
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Now Hear This: 4 Bluetooth Headsets With Good Battery Life
Bluetooth headsets are incredibly practical. Whether it’s a hands-free device for the car or using around the house and at work, or music during a gym session, there’s plenty of incentive to own a Bluetooth earpiece. Especially since devices like Apple’s iPhone nix the headphone jack, a reliance on Bluetooth…
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Apple Fixes the MacBook Pro Battery Life Bug
One of the biggest complaints about the new MacBook Pro has been the inconsistent battery life. Apple claims to have fixed one of the bugs affecting battery life on the MacBook Pro. But it’s clearly “a” bug, and not “the” bug. Unfortunately. At the end of 2016, Consumer Reports caused controversy and…
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A Nobel Prize-winning biologist reveals how to slow down the effects of aging
Your DNA has protective tips that need your help.
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iPod inventor Tony Fadell says Detroit is perfect for testing autonomous cars
 Speaking at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, key original iPod team member and Nest founder Tony Fadell explained why Detroit is such an ideal place to test autonomous vehicles. He points out (via Katie Burke on Twitter) that Detroit has two key ingredients: a low population, and a lot…
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Watch a US-led airstrike on an ISIS unit near the Iraqi capital
Iraqi forces have advanced in eastern Mosul, which is ISIS’ last Iraqi stronghold, but the terror group is present elsewhere in the country.
The Next Web
Innovate or die: Top tech trends in banking
Whether it’s social unrest or an economic downturn, it’s easy to blame banks when things go wrong. But banks have developed and survived over the course of thousands of years – the earliest bank prototypes were in Assyria around 2000 BC – because we need them for both our commercial and individual needs….
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Italian Bond Yields Slide After Constitutional Court Decision Avoids Early Elections
There was some modest concern early this morning that the tenure of the new Italian cabinet of Paolo Gentiloni could be short lived, following a decision by Italy’s constitutional court this morning, which might have approved a referendum on worker reinstatement rights. However, those fears receded when…
Computerworld
13% off Keurig K475 Single Serve K- Cup Pod Coffee Maker – Deal Alert
Keurig K475 brews a rich, smooth, and delicious cup every time with the quality you expect from Keurig. With a strength control setting for a bolder brew, five temperature settings, and multiple K-Cup, K-Mug, and K-Carafe pod brew sizes, you can customize your settings to get your perfect cup. The Keurig…
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This moth driving a robot car could one day save lives
Researchers at the University of Tokyo conducted trials using scent to guide male moths as they steer tiny robot cars They placed female moth pheromones on a target and watched the male moth walk on a trackball inside the car. Optical sensors translated the movement and steered the car towards the target. …
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Deceptive Spice Extract Offers Cautionary Tale for Chemists
Curcumin dupes assays and leads some drug hunters astray — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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HPE rolls out capacity updates to StoreVirtual line for SMBs
The StoreVirtual 3200 is an entry-level, hybrid cloud-based storage system.
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US Commerce Dept. turns to Tableau, Enigma to help share public data
The federal agency is partnering with the data management and visualization firms to make its vast troves of data more publicly accessible.
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Has AI passed a new milestone? It’s beaten human players at poker, say researchers
Rival AI research groups are jostling to be the makers of the first program to beat professional poker players.
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Astropad Studio turns the iPad Pro into a pro drawing tablet for Macs
 The iPad Pro is a clutch drawing tool for when you’re on the go, but it’s missing a lot of the pro software that working artists require to get their job done. Astropad, a company that has focused on making second-screen software for iPad to use with a connected Mac, is debuting Astropad Studio today,…
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HyperIce Venom
Banish crippling injuries faster with HyperIce Venom, a wearable back device for both warm up and recovery. The wireless, battery-powered belt incorporates state-of-the-art nanotechnology heating coupled with strategically positioned vibration pods that promise to alleviate the likes of stiff and sore…
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Home robot to nudge older people to stay social and active
A home robot called ElliQ is designed to connect older people to online services and proactively pipe up with activity suggestions
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Deal: Focus@Will Premium
Price: $29+  | BuyWe couldn’t get through the work day without our headphones. Focus@Will goes one better by providing you with more than 50 channels of music and other sounds designed specifically to improve your focus, increase attention span, and tune out distractions. Save 75% or more. More…
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Create your own amazing apps from scratch with the Professional Android Developer Bundle
App building may seem incomprehensible — but once you start digging into how developers actually do it, it’s not so mysterious… and you’ll even start thinking you can do it yourself. And the reality is that you can, especially with training like in this Professional Android Developer Bundle. You can…
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More Innovation, Less Regulation: 2 Biotech Stocks That Could Soar in 2017
President-elect Donald Trump’s views on the FDA and its role as a gatekeeper for new medicines remain shrouded in mystery roughly two weeks before his inauguration. But the decision to include the controversial billionaire and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel in his transition team does offer some insight…
Lifehacker
Six Warning Signs to Look for During a Job Interview
It’s easy to forget that job interviews aren’t just an evaluation of you as a candidate, they’re also a chance for you to get a sense of the company and team you could work with. Look for these warning signs during your next interview to make sure you’re getting into a good situation.Besides generally…
International Business Times
Cory Booker Jeff Sessions Testimony Live Stream: Attorney General’s Confirmation Hearing Draws Protesters For Second Day
Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., was set to be back in the spotlight Wednesday as the Senate Judiciary Committee continued to weigh his nomination to become President-elect Donald Trump’s attorney general. The second day of Sessions’ confirmation hearing was scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. EST and include…
International Business Times
Top Stylish Winter Boots For Women 2017: Sales From Macy’s, Nordstrom To Shop Now
With winter in full swing, now might actually be the best time to consider your winter footwear. Replacing a pair of winter boots can be pricey, bot now that we are well into January, many brands and retailers are offering sales on winter wear and accessories. Read on for a full list of brands and stores…
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Does It Snow In California? Blizzard Warning Of 7 To 10 Feet Expected To Blanket Sierra Nevada
Northern California will continue to get beat down with bad weather after the National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning Tuesday. It is slated to be in effect until late Wednesday morning in areas surrounding Lake Tahoe, including Truckee and South Lake Tahoe.  Warnings were also issued in areas…
International Business Times
Obama’s Children Racist Tweet: West Virginia High School Teacher Suspended Over Twitter Rants
A West Virginia high school teacher was suspended earlier this week over several racist remarks made on her Twitter account, with the most recent tweet indicating that the Chicago suspects who allegedly tortured a mentally disabled teen last week could be “Obama’s children.” “Can you imagine how many…
International Business Times
Police Shooting Statistics Show Black Police Officers Don’t Help Stop Killings: Why Real Diversity, Not Tokenism, Matters
High-profile killings of black males by police in 2014 fueled the Black Lives Matter social justice movement, nationwide protests and a debate over how police forces should operate – and what they should look like.
International Business Times
When Is MLK Day 2017? How Americans Came To Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. With National Holiday
Americans will celebrate the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, just one day after what would have been his 88th birthday. Since MLK Day, as it is considered, is a federal holiday, many schools and federal employees across the states will have the day off to honor and recognize…
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Refyne P1 Titanium Pen & Flashlight
Based on the premise of “modern minimal carry,” the Refyne P1 combines a pen and a flashlight to create one essential piece of EDC gear. The bold, modular design is built with a grade 5 titanium body available in either a matte or polished finish. Deploying the pen from the under 5″ long body happens…
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Microsoft is developing its own human capital management apps
Microsoft looks to be building its own next-generation talent-engagement applications that will handle HCM needs ‘from hire to retire.’
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Weaponised AI, IoT hacking among tech threats says World Economic Forum
Tech firms also need to take more responsibility for the disruption caused by their innovations as society struggles to keep pace with technological change, says Global Risks Report 2017
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Windows 10 tip: Find and decode secret verson details
Do you have the most recent update to Windows 10? Finding the answer takes a little digging and a secret decoder ring that maps detailed version information to update numbers.
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Inside the $3,500-a-night Hawaiian home where the Obamas used to vacation
Secret Service not included.
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Luck, Fate, and Fortune: Why Some Countries Are Fine With Inequality
Norway, like many European states, has public offerings many Americans would consider political fantasy. There is lengthy paid maternity leave, free university education, and long-term unemployment benefits. What is it about the Norwegian state—or about Scandinavian countries in general—that leads their…
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The Next Big Thing in Smartphones? The Software
Nearly a decade after taking off, the smartphone is at a turning point as hardware advances become incremental and sales stall. But, booming development of software and services on phones offers hope.
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Toy Makers Gird for Tax-Code Change
Mattel, Hasbro and other U.S. toy makers are bracing for an overhaul of the tax code that could penalize an industry long reliant on overseas labor to manufacture Barbie dolls, Nerf guns and Hot Wheels cars.
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Justice Department Hasn’t Found Evidence to Bring Antitrust Case Against Airlines
Antitrust enforcers have not found evidence that merits a case against the airline industry for collusion between carriers. An investigation launched around May 2015 examined whether the nation’s four largest airlines unlawfully coordinated plans to control flight capacity to keep airfares high.
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Explosive memos claim Trump’s lawyer met with Kremlin officials — but he may have been mistaken for a person with the same name
“I have never been to Prague in my life. #fakenews,” Michael Cohen tweeted, accompanied by a photo of his passport.
Quartz
Your mother was right: The 10 best-paying jobs in the US are all in medicine
If your parents told you to go to medical school, you should have listened: The 10 best-paying jobs in the US are all doctors or dentists. That’s according to a new report from US News, which analyzed Bureau of Labor Statistics data to compile a list of the top paying professions: Ranking Job…
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A famous scorecard taught at Harvard Business School can help you improve your life and relationships
I’ve always known that I’m addicted to achievement. But it’s only in the past few years that I’ve realized that can be a bad thing. Every year, when New Year’s Eve rolled around, I used to set resolutions like “run 13 half-marathons in 2013” (because #medals). That particular year, I hit the goal. I…
Quartz
One of the largest train companies in Europe now runs entirely on wind power
The Netherlands has been harnessing wind power since the 11th century. It was appropriate then that Roger van Boxtel, CEO of Dutch Railways (Nederlandse Spoorwegen, or NS), attached himself to a windmill while announcing that the company is now completely powered by wind energy. NS runs most of the…
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The world is now more likely to be ravaged by environmental, not economic, catastrophes
It’s not the economy, stupid. That’s the conclusion drawn from more than a decade of quantifying the biggest threats facing the world, as detailed in the World Economic Forum’s annual risk report. Economic factors, like an oil price shock or a slowing Chinese economy, were frequently deemed the most…
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Tree-bark thickness indicates fire-resistance in a hotter future
A new study has found that trees worldwide develop thicker bark when they live in fire-prone areas. The findings suggest that bark thickness could help predict which forests and savannas will survive a warmer climate in which wildfires are expected to increase in frequency.
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Scientists pave the way for enhanced detection and treatment of vascular graft infections
A study reports the detrimental aftereffects of infected grafts, including the formation of biofilms that can shelter bacteria and function as a source of recurrent infection. This new research should enable researchers to develop better strategies to diagnose and manage vascular graft infections.
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Nutritional quality of kids’ menus at chain restaurants not improving
US chain restaurants participating in an initiative to improve the nutritional quality of their children’s menus have made no significant changes compared with restaurants not participating in the program.
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Apple Nixes App That Helps You Find Lost AirPods
Apple has made the decision to remove an app from the App Store purported to assist you in finding where you misplaced the pricey peripherals. The app, known as “Finder for AirPods,” was […] The post Apple Nixes App That Helps You Find Lost AirPods appeared first on Geek.com.
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New iPhone 7 deals: save £112 on a new iPhone deal in the January Sales
If you’re looking to pick up a strong iPhone 7 deal before the end of January, we’ve found some decent options for you.The deals bonanza of November might be far behind us now but January is usually a good time to pick up a good deal before the prices go up and stay up for the rest of the year.We’ve…
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Congo Minister Says Glencore Can Buy Gertlers Copper-Mine Stake
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Kenyan Opposition Agrees Broad Alliance to Take On Kenyatta
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All of Las Vegas’s City-Owned Buildings Now Run on Renewable Energy
Las Vegas is best known for its blinding neon signs and indulgent venues, but more recently the city government has set its sights on keeping the lights on in a more sustainable way.Las Vegas’s city-owned buildings and other public infrastructure are now entirely powered by renewable energy as of December,…
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How Hate Crime Laws Codify Inequality: New at Reason
The victim of the depraved crime captured in a Facebook Live video last week, a mentally disabled 18-year-old bound and gagged by tape, seemed confused and terrified as his assailants, at least one of whom he regarded as a friend, gleefully humiliated and tortured him. They cut off part of his scalp…
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An Inside View of How LVMH Makes Luxury More Sustainable
The companies that are most vocal about environmental and social issues tend to be big, mass-market brands — well-known retailers, consumer products giants, and tech firms that are telling a new story to consumers who increasingly care about sustainability. It might seem that luxury goods companies…
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Meet Canada’s “Poop Lady”
Since 2012, UdeM PhD student Catherine Girard has collected stool samples from the Inuit of Nunavut. In a new study, she documents for the first time their “gut microbiome” – with surprising results.
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Expert on the Ethics of Autonomous Vehicles Available for Comment on Stories, Including Those About Self-Driving Car Startup Waymo
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Here’s what India’s cashless, cardless future might look like
BII This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. By 2020, India could make payment cards, ATMs, and point-of-sale (POS) terminals completely irrelevant, as consumers move towards a mobile first system, Amitabh Kant, the…
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The Increasingly Lonely Hope of Barack Obama
“You can tell I’m a lame duck,” Barack Obama joked before his farewell address, on Tuesday night, in Chicago, “because nobody’s following instructions.” This was a teasing reference to the unbridled whoop of cheers that had gone up as he’d appeared at the podium; despite his best efforts, the President…
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Gambia’s Jammeh ‘to stay’ until May ruling
Gambia’s president hits out at foreign interference and refuses to leave until May’s electoral ruling.
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Amazon Now Gives Away 5,000 Bananas a Day
An anonymous reader writes: When thinking up ways to give back to its home city, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos decided to give out free bananas. That was in December 2015, when Amazon first launched the Community Banana Stand, handing out bananas to whoever wants a snack. Over a year later, Amazon has handed…
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MORBID ANGEL, SUFFOCATION, REVOCATION Announce US Tour This May
Plus we finally know Morbid Angel’s new lineup! The post MORBID ANGEL, SUFFOCATION, REVOCATION Announce US Tour This May appeared first on Metal Injection.
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Pumping iron is good for the heart, researchers show
Just one session of interval weight-training can improve the risk of Type 2 diabetes complications, according to a new study. This is encouraging news for those starting the New Year with good intentions.
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More older Americans using cannabis, underscoring need for research
Cannabis use among older adults in the US is on the rise, yet there is currently a lack of biomedical, clinical, and public health research to inform policy related to this trend, according to a new article.
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Struggle to escape distant galaxies creates giant halos of scattered photons
Astronomers have discovered giant halos around early Milky Way type galaxies, made of photons (elementary particles of light) that have struggled to escape them.
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Important bio-chemical, serine, produced on a large scale by E.coli
E. coli cells have now been engineered into producing large quantities of serine, which is used in detergents, tube feeding formula, and as building blocks for many important chemicals. Using the evolutionary technique ALE, scientists managed to develop this robust and commercially interesting cell line.
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Rural dementia: We need to talk
English research into the experience of dementia in farming and farming families, and its impact on their businesses and home lives, has identified four areas of concern which need to be addressed if dementia in the countryside is to be managed. It is the first time that research has addressed this issue…
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Using E. coli to detect hormone disruptors in the environment
Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) have been implicated in the development of obesity, diabetes and cancer and are found in a wide array of products including pesticides, plastics and pharmaceuticals. EDCs are potentially harmful, even at low concentrations, equal in some cases to mere milligrams…
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UAV performs first ever perched landing using machine learning algorithms
The very first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to perform a perched landing using machine learning algorithms has been developed in partnership with the University of Bristol and BMT Defence Services (BMT). The revolutionary development of a fixed wing aircraft that can land in a small or confined space…
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One step closer to bringing CO2 capture technology to the marketplace
Air Products has signed an exclusive license agreement with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) for membrane technology for CO2 capture.
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Why you might want to think twice about surrendering online privacy for the sake of convenience
It is inconvenient to guard one’s privacy, and the better one protects it, the more inconvenience one must endure. Enjoying privacy, at a minimum, demands installing software to block tracking online, using long and different passwords for online services, remembering to turn off the WiFi and Bluetooth…
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Conservation plans to protect the albatross
The UK Overseas Territory of South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands is this week launching an ambitious conservation effort to help protect the albatross.
Digital Trends
Glacier White PS4 Slim announced, heading to Europe and Asia
If you’ve been waiting for a white PlayStation 4, then there’s some good news, as long as you don’t live in the United States. Sony has just announced the new Glacier White PS4, and it’s set to release January 24 in Europe, Japan, and Asia. Related: The 20 best PlayStation 4 games you can buy right…
Digital Trends
New $27 million fund aims to save humanity from destructive AI
A group of entrepreneurs and nonprofits have just pledged $27 million to protect humanity from destructive artificial intelligence. Backed by the likes of LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, eBay founder Pierre Omidayar, and the Knight Foundation, the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund…
Digital Trends
Dell cans that 30-inch, 4K OLED monitor it revealed at CES 2016
It seems even Dell isn’t immune to the difficulties of producing large-size OLED monitor panels, as that 30-inch, 4K, OLED panel it talked about at CES 2016 has been officially canceled. There was no real word of it throughout the last year, and when asked about its lack of showing at CES 2017, Dell…
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Cape Canaveral could see 30 launches this year, space official says
Missile-warning satellite launch is the first of potentially more than 30 planned for Cape Canaveral this year. The vice commander of the Air Force’s 45th Space Wing said in a speech Tuesday that 32 launches are scheduled to take place from Cape Canaveral facilities in 2017, although some are likely…
Zero Hedge
The Best Way for Economists to Stay Relevant Today Is to Go Out of Business
Via The Daily Bell How Economists Can Stay Relevant Under Trump … Economists are going to have to approach things a bit differently if they want to stay relevant in the Trump age. Political economy research is going to become more important. Some humility wouldn’t hurt. And they should look…
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Market Extra: Bitcoin could soar if the Winklevoss ETF is approved
If a bitcoin ETF is approved, which remains far from certain, analysts said that would have a positive impact on bitcoin itself as funds buy the physical commodity, spurring demand.
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NASA’s Most Powerful Rocket Just Hit a Critical Milestone
Late next year, NASA is hoping to launch its Space Launch System—a powerful next generation rocket capable of exerting two million pounds of thrust. NASA engineers have now completed construction of a stand sturdy enough to test its enormous fuel tank. It’s an important milestone, and another step towards…
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Wall Street’s top political risk analyst on the refugee crisis, Vox Populi, and Trump’s Twitter account
Citi’s Tina Fordham discusses how geopolitics have changed in two decades, and what we should be watching in 2017.
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The truth about what happens when women constantly skip their periods on birth control
There are so many myths and false information out there — here’s what’s actually true.
PCWorld
Epic founder claims HTC Vive is outselling the Oculus Rift “two to one”
We’re coming up on one year since the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive were released, and whether you’re a diehard fan or an ongoing skeptic there seems to be one important question everyone wants answered: How are sales? And, maybe even more important, “Who’s winning?” After all, everyone loves a meaningless…
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Nissan imagines an empty world in 2040 with just you and your self-driving car
Where did everybody go?
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The Trump Administration’s Conflicts of Interest: A Crib Sheet
With confirmation hearings beginning, attention is shifting slightly away from Trump and toward those who may make up his administration. Like the president-elect under whom they may soon be serving, many of Trump’s nominees have been pulled from the upper echelons of the business community or are otherwise…
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Mophie’s new battery case kept my iPhone 7 Plus alive for over 30 hours
Mophie’s battery case charges your phone wirelessly and kept my iPhone 7 Plus alive for over 30 hours.
Architecture Lab
Madrid, Spain is banning cars from its crowded city center
Madrid’s mayor, Manuela Carmena, is serious about kicking personal cars off the road in the city center. The post Madrid, Spain is banning cars from its crowded city center appeared first on Architecture Lab.
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Russian Foreign Ministry rules out revocation of Dima Yakovlev law
A senior Russian diplomat has said that a 2013 act that forbids US citizens from adopting Russian orphans and US adoption agencies from operating in Russia will remain in place, as the situation that led to its passage has not changed. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Essential quality control system in cells identifies and destroys faulty genetic material
New research describes a mechanism by which an essential quality control system in cells identifies and destroys faulty genetic material.
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First study to show chair yoga as effective alternative treatment for osteoarthritis
The first randomized controlled trial to examine the effects of chair yoga on pain and physical function in older adults with osteoarthritis is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life while avoiding pharmacologic treatment or adverse events for the millions who suffer…
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Why 2016 Had the Lowest Carbon Emissions In Decades
Last year, human civilization produced its lowest carbon emissions since 1992. In this segment from Industry Focus: Energy, energy analysts Taylor Muckerman and Sean O’Reilly talk about a few of the big trends that led to those lower emissions even in a year when gas consumption was relatively high….
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This $6 Travel Charger Is a No-Brainer Upgrade From Apple’s iPhone Power Brick
You know the little charging brick that came with your phone? Throw it out, and spend $6 on this replacement from Aukey (with code AUKPAU22). It’s basically the same size as Apple’s standard iPhone charger, but it includes two ports, folding prongs, and 2.4A of current (instead of 1A) to charge your…
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This $14 Lightning Cable Has a Battery Built Right In
Jackery makes some of the most popular battery packs around, but the Jackery Jewel is unlike anything else on the market.Read more…
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Seth Meyers breaks down the strange first day of Trump cabinet confirmation hearings
Seth Meyers’ big takeaway from the first Trump nominee confirmation hearing: The senators all work out together at the gym.
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Prince Estate Signs Deal With Azoff for Songwriting Royalties
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Carney Defends BOE’s Actions on Brexit, Disagrees With Haldane
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Amplifying Voices trains diverse professionals to be great speakers and leaders
You could think of it as Toastmasters for diverse professionals. Amplifying Voices is a program where veteran professionals in the game, virtual reality, or augmented reality industries train new people who are up and comers. Last year, the group of six coaches quietly trained 36 people among the developer,…
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How game hardware inspires PC design at Dell
Dell bought Alienware years ago for a purpose. The gaming hardware division designs its edgy products for hardcore gamers. But those designs have found their way into mainstream computers that Dell sells to all consumers and businesses. It turns out that cutting edge design is something that everybody…
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Instagram Stories will now feature auto-playing video ads
If you’re one of the millions of Instagram users who likes the service’s recently added “Stories” sharing feature, get ready to see more ads inserted between your friends’ clips in the near future. Instagram announced on Wednesday that it is rolling out full-screen, auto-playing video ads to the Stories…
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Stuff That’ll Make Never Leaving Your Apartment Even Better
Butter-soft sheets, smart-home hacks and all the other things you need to hibernate the right way.
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Blockchain Could Be A Force For Good. But First You Have To Understand It
As they say, it’s complicated. But blockchain technology could be a boon for the world’s poorest places.(Image credit: Andrew Baker/Getty Images/Ikon Images)
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Now you can wear India’s new currency notes printed on your sari
After the Indian government’s demonetization announcement late last year, the country has been wrapped in problems arising out of a cash crunch.  But there is one place where you can see some new notes. SEE ALSO: India’s federal bank just can’t make up its mind on demonetization The newly issued 2,000-rupee…
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All-Clad Reissued Its Best-Selling LTD Collection (And Changed Almost Nothing)
Not everything needs reinventing. Sometimes a new handle design is more than enough. …Read More »
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Camila Cabello Tells Lena Dunham She Felt Objectified in Fifth Harmony
Pop singer Camila Cabello spoke with Lena Dunham just before her final show with Fifth Harmony for a special episode of the Girls creator’s Women of the Hour episode and an interview in Lenny Letter. Cabello and Dunham talked about Cabello’s development as a songwriter and artist, the dark side of fandom…
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Nanoarray sniffs out and distinguishes multiple diseases
Researchers have identified a unique ‘breathprint’ for each disease. Using this information, they have designed a device that screens breath samples to classify and diagnose several types of diseases.
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New Trailer for Russia’s Guardians Sets Explosions and Punches to Classical Music
Also, there’s apparently a plot? I’m sorry, I was distracted by the giant bear with the giant gun strapped to his back.Read more…
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Here’s why some people have red beards, but brown hair on their heads
It’s a genetic quirk.
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Normal ranges for testosterone levels defined
A large study of more than 9,000 men has established harmonized reference ranges for total testosterone in men that when applied to assays that have been appropriately calibrated will effectively enable clinicians to make a correct diagnosis of hypogonadism, according to a new study.
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Antidepressant use increases hip fracture risk among elderly
Antidepressant use nearly doubles the risk of hip fracture among community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study. The increased risk was highest at the beginning of antidepressant use and remained elevated even 4 years later.
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How far do invasive species travel?
As a result of the globalization of trade and transport, in the past decades, tens of thousands of species have spread into regions where they were not originally at home. Potentially serious consequences of this include the displacement or extinction of native species and the spread of health risks….
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Positive effect of winter dormancy on cold-blooded cognition
Researchers discovered that brumation – the period of winter dormancy that is observed in cold-blooded animals, similar to the process of hibernation in mammals – does not seem to adversely affect the memory of salamanders.
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Duckweed: Tiny plants with huge potential
Wolffia globosa, a tiny, rootless duckweed, or water lens, apparently has what it takes to achieve great things, report scientists.
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Intensive weight loss does not cause major health problems for female fitness competitors
Worries about the potential negative consequences of fat loss regimens for aesthetic purposes in normal weight females have been surfacing in the media. This has taken place regardless of the lack of longitudinal studies on this kind of diets. Now researchers have published a study that shows for the…
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Should I File for a Tax Extension?
The regular deadline to submit a tax return is April 15, but this year, filers will get a little extra time. Because April 15 falls on out a Saturday, and because Emancipation Day falls out on a Sunday (April 16) and is being pushed to Monday (April 17), you have until April 18, 2017 to submit your 2016…
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DEVIN TOWNSEND To Perform Ocean Machine In Full Live With An Orchestra
Time to plan a trip to Bulgaria. The post DEVIN TOWNSEND To Perform Ocean Machine In Full Live With An Orchestra appeared first on Metal Injection.
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WITHIN THE RUINS Offer Dark, Sexualized Video For New Song “Beautiful Agony”
Within The Ruins will release Halfway Human on March 3 via eOne, and have dropped the music video for “Beautiful Agony”… The post WITHIN THE RUINS Offer Dark, Sexualized Video For New Song “Beautiful Agony” appeared first on Metal Injection.
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DIMMU BORGIR Confirm New Album in 2017, Announces Live Orchestral CD/DVD
Live album in April, new album soon. The post DIMMU BORGIR Confirm New Album in 2017, Announces Live Orchestral CD/DVD appeared first on Metal Injection.
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KING DIAMOND To Headline Psycho Las Vegas 2017, Play Abigail In Full
In addition to Neurosis, Melvins, Swans, Wolves In The Throne Room, etc. The post KING DIAMOND To Headline Psycho Las Vegas 2017, Play Abigail In Full appeared first on Metal Injection.
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ROCKLAHOMA 2017 Includes STONE SOUR, SOUNDGARDEN, IN FLAMES, And More
Suicidal Tendencies, Norma Jean, Zakk Sabbath, etc. The post ROCKLAHOMA 2017 Includes STONE SOUR, SOUNDGARDEN, IN FLAMES, And More appeared first on Metal Injection.
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Space Invaders Arcade Backpack
Make every gamer you come across green with envy by toting your gear inside this bitchin’ Space Invaders arcade backpack. This geeky bag comes with a ton of pockets, along with a retro design modeled after the original arcade machine. Check it out $49.99
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Microwave S’mores Maker
Make everyone’s favorite campfire snack from the comfort of your very own kitchen using this microwave s’mores maker. This dishwasher-safe device allows you to make 2 delicious s’mores in just 30 seconds without any of the mess. Check it out $8.99
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Razer Project Ariana
The Razer Project Ariana aims to revolutionize your gaming experience by extending video output to your room’s walls. It employs its ultra-wide fisheye lens and advanced processing capabilities to project in-game elements onto the walls. Check it out
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