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Rural Americans At Higher Risk From Five Leading Causes of Death: CDC
An anonymous reader quotes a report from CBS News: Americans living in rural areas are more likely to die from five leading causes of death than people living in urban areas, according to a new government report. Many of these deaths are preventable, officials say, with causes including heart disease,…
Blanc Creatives Cookware
Designed & handcrafted by a small team of artisans in Charlottesville, North Carolina, the cookware and kitchen goods from Blanc Creative are highlighted by top-quality materials and simple, functional aesthetics. They make carbon steel skillets & sauté pans, cutlery, cutting boards, spoons,…
2017 Triumph Street Triples
Triumph is calling their newest line of 756cc Street Triples, “the most exciting, dynamic, agile and intuitive performance street bikes” they’ve ever made. Available in 3 variants, the S, R, & RS, each with its own level of power, performance, technology and suspension. These iconic, naked street…
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‘Immoral & uncivilized’: Ukrainian Jewish community slams move to rehabilitate nationalist fighters
The head of Ukraine’s Jewish Committee has learned of a draft bill that might see fighters from Ukrainian nationalist groups rehabilitated. As it relates to people who committed mass murders, he believes the move goes against fundamental European values. Read Full Article at
Digital Trends
Gmail to get handy new features that should be familiar to Google Inbox users
It looks like Gmail is set to get a pretty huge update in the near future. According to an APK teardown from Android Police, the Android version of Gmail is set to get a number of new features, some of which are on their way over from Google Inbox — the company’s other email client. So what’s new in…
Digital Trends
Brookfield Residential’s Amazon Alexa Smart Home is available for public tours
Although the dust has officially settled on Amazon Alexa’s big breakout at CES 2017, the voice-activated service’s wide-reaching coverage continues to grow. Just this week, the Virginia-based real estate company Brookfield Residential unveiled a partnership with Amazon which would bring voice-enabled…
Digital Trends
More than 800,000 Ford vehicles being recalled due to faulty Takata airbags
If you’re one of the lucky owners for a 2005-2006 Ford GT — or certain other Ford vehicles — you may want to start making plans to visit your local dealership soon. Ford has just announced that an additional 816,309 of its vehicles have been recalled due to faulty Takata airbags. The airbags can expel…
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Old Spice Dries Up the Pit Frontier
Old Spice kicks off 2017 with two new ads developed in partnership with Wieden+Kennedy. Both ads feature the power of Old Spice Sweat Defense Anti-Perspirant, and it’s undeniable talent to turn a sweaty armpit into a dry one. Watch the new ads Radio Daze and Lean Times below, then continue on to learn…
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Gartner predicts Australian IT spending to tip AU$85b in 2017
The analyst firm is expecting IT spending in Australia to increase by 2.7 percent year on year.
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How Trump Could Kill the Investigation of James Comey’s Actions
It is surely cold comfort to Hillary Clinton and her supporters that the inspector general of the Department of Justice will conduct an investigation of James Comey’s behavior on the eve of the Presidential election. But the decision by Michael Horowitz, the I.G., to examine the propriety of the F.B.I….
Patek Philippe Chairman Tells Swiss Watch Industry to Slow Down
Learn Eight Awesome Field Photography Tricks In 90 Seconds
If you’re looking to boost your field photography skills, these eight clever tricks can be done with common items almost everyone has.Read more…
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Samsung Chromebook Plus/Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Unless you count mobile tablets like the iPad Pro, Windows devices like the Surface have a monopoly on the 2-in-1 (tablet/laptop) form factor. That may change soon, as Samsung is launching a couple of Chromebook 2-in-1s that include Google Play for running Android apps. Let’s see how the Samsung…
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Jeff Gundlach’s Forecast For 2017
By Robert Huebscher of Advisor Perspectives Investors will confront excessive debt, high P/E levels and political uncertainty as they enter the Trump presidential era. In response, according to Jeffrey Gundlach, U.S.-centric portfolios should diversify globally. Gundlach is the founder and chief investment…
New YouTube feature lets fans ‘tip’ creators during live streams
YouTube wants its creators to be able to make more money from live streams. The video giant on Thursday unveiled a new feature called “Super Chat,” which allows fans to pay to highlight their messages within the live chat stream. Image: youtubeThe more a YouTube viewer pays, the longer their message…
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YouTube ‘Super Chat’ comments are a new way to support livestreams
Making yourself heard in a livestream chatroom can be nearly impossible — on a busy stream, dozens of messages can scroll by every second. How do you get your favorite YouTuber to notice you? Starting today on select channels, you can pay for it. Su…
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Judge orders auction of FL sheriff’s sergeant’s property to cover shooting victim’s medical bills
Furniture, clothes, a car and other personal possessions of a Palm Beach County sheriff’s sergeant will be sold to the highest bidder, following a federal judge’s order in favor of a man who was unarmed when the officer shot him and left him paralyzed. Read Full Article at
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I drew Onionbro!
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Custom builtin drywalled media wall
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Every time I hear a scientist talking about how amazing and complex the brain is I can’t help but think it’s a bit arrogant. Like, “Hey brain what do you think of yourself?” “I AM A BEAUTIFUL AND MYSTERIOUS UNICORN”
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Next Big Future
Vader father and son developing liquid metal 3d printing machine
A father and son team in the START-UP NY program have invented a liquid metal printing machine that could represent a significant transformation in manufacturing. A breakthrough idea five years ago by former University at Buffalo student Zack Vader, then 19, has created a machine that prints three-dimensional…
Robert De Niro commends Meryl Streep’s ‘beautiful’ Trump speech
Meryl Streep’s condemnation of president-elect Donald Trump during her Golden Globes speech on Sunday still continues to have a powerful effect, despite never even mentioning his name. In the speech, Streep made her profound heartbreak known about Trump’s mocking of a disabled reporter at a rally during…
Bloomberg Politics
Departing U.S. Envoys in Last-Ditch Bid for Pacific Trade Pact
Six departing U.S. ambassadors in Asia including Caroline Kennedy urged Congress to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership “before the window for doing so closes,” saying a failure to adopt the trade deal would cede leadership to China in the region and hurt American workers.
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Apple now allows bigger apps and games on the Apple TV
Apple has just alerted developers to a change in the rules for Apple for the Apple TV. Previously, apps were capped at 200MB for their initial size — but now they can be as large as 4GB, a 20x increase. Apple says it’s “now accepting” submissions from developers and that it’s making the change so that…
Jeff Bezos is living the billionaire dream and buying a museum to turn into his house
From Graceland to the home of Mark Twain, old storied mansions are often transformed into museums. But when you’re a billionaire tech exec, life can work the other way round. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently paid $23 million in cash for a 27,000-square foot property in Washington D.C. that just happens…
Invasion Unveils “Destroyer Of Mankind” Album Details
Six years since the release of last album “Orchestrated Kill Maneuver,” Indiana’s war-themed death machine Invasion will release “Destroyer of Mankind” via Abyss Records on February 17th. This brutal and uncompromising release demonstrates Invasion’s vicious blitzkrieg and wages battle with new members…
Digital Trends
Singing in the (shower) rain: Kohler unveils storm-simulating showerhead
At this year’s Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Orlando, Florida, appliance giant Kohler unveiled two new home products that aim to change the way homeowners utilize water in 2017. The first, a summer storm-simulating showerhead called Real Rain, intends to provide users the with the sensation…
PlayStation 4 was the top-selling home console in December in the United States
Sony had another huge month to end the year. PlayStation 4 was the best-selling home gaming system in United States, according to data from industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. Sony declined to comment on the sales, but the company did confirm the NPD data to GamesBeat. At the same time, Microsoft…
Grow Your Own Mealworms. In Your Kitchen. To Eat
Apple is nearing $1 trillion in iOS revenue
Apple is on pace to generate a cumulative $1 trillion in revenue from iOS-related products since the company introduced its first such device, the iPhone, in 2007, according to one analyst. Apple’s total sales of iOS-based hardware like the iPhone and iPad, as well as from software like its cut of app…
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Your Apple Watch becomes a mini Macintosh with this charging stand
Need a functional yet stylish stand for your Apple Watch with a throwback flare? The Elago W3 may be just what you’re looking for. Going for $15 on Amazon, this stand’s look is self-explanatory – it’s a miniature Macintosh computer, a classic Apple design. Your Apple Watch screen turns into the monitor’s…
New species of gibbon named after Star Wars character, and Twitter can’t cope
The Force is strong with this adorable newly-discovered gibbon species. Thanks to some Star Wars-loving scientists, the new species in southwest China has been named in honor of our favorite hero from a galaxy far far away, Luke Skywalker. SEE ALSO: Monkeys mourning the ‘death’ of a robot monkey…
The San Diego, er, Los Angeles Chargers epitomize the rotten scam that is pro sports
As with most everything these days, internet jokes provide thin cover for a darker truth.  Yes, the Los Angeles Chargers’ new logo is lame. Yes, it deserves the online roasting it got Thursday. But beneath the derisive laughter is the despair of thousands upon thousands of San Diego Chargers fans who…
Zero Hedge
Why Are Wal-Mart, Boeing, & Lowe’s Laying Off Workers If The U.S. Economy Is In Such Great Shape?
Submitted by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, The stock market has been on quite a roll in recent weeks, but signs of trouble continue to plague the real economy.  Earlier this week, I talked about the “retail apocalypse” that is sweeping America.  Major retail chains such as Sears and…
NYT > Business Day
Russian Proposal Would Phase In Cigarette Ban, but Current Smokers Get a Pass
The Health Ministry draft rules would ban the sale of cigarettes to people born in 2015 and after.
RT – Daily news
RT broadcast interrupts C-SPAN live stream, sends Twitter into conspiracy craze (VIDEO)
Conspiracy theories went viral after C-SPAN’s regular footage was replaced by RT’s news feed for 10 minutes, switching from their live coverage of proceedings in the House of Representatives on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Read Full Article at
The Best Rechargeable Batteries Are Back On Sale
Eneloops are the best rechargeable batteries, and since you can never have enough of them, here’s a dozen AAs for $31, the best price since November.Read more…
HBO Employee Gets Prison Time for Phantom Hairstyles for Actors
A former HBO employee just got sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for submitting more than a million dollars in bogus hair and makeup bills to the company. Jennifer Choi worked for the company for a decade in the Talent Relations Dept. Part of her…
The best trending videos on YouTube right now – CNET
The great thing about trending videos is you never know what you’re going to get, but they’re almost always fun and entertaining.
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The Hunt For New Painkillers That Will End The Opioid Crisis
From spider venom compounds to implantable devices, researchers face an uphill battle developing less addictive, effective pain treatments
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Greenpeace slams tech giants over dirty data centers
Greenpeace has published its latest report on what powers the internet, and who’s working hard to keep our tweeting sustainable. The nonprofit began researching the energy consumption of the IT sector back in 2009, estimating the environmental cost of every Netflix video we watch. It describes data centers…
MATRIX PowerWatch – Powered by Body Heat
Three things come to mind when I see MATRIX’s forthcoming PowerWatch: 1) The movie The Matrix; 2) The word “manpower,” and 3) The saying, “If you want something done right, you better do it yourself.” The MATRIX PowerWatch is a smartwatch and activity tracker you never have to charge because it’s self-powered….
Man of Many
Felt Tote’m Electric Bike is Built for the Apocalypse
If you like to bike it, whether for exercise, work, play, or just wheeling around on the weekends- you’ll love the Tote’m Electric Bike by Felt. This humble looking electric bike appears to be an ordinary beach cruiser at a glance, but this environmentally friendly peddler is really a high-end ebike….
Bloomberg Politics
Davos Wonders If It’s Part of the Problem
Did the global elite’s devotion to borderless capitalism sow the seeds of a populist backlash?
Follow Gandalf’s Journey in These Stunning New Lord of the Rings Posters
One of the many reasons why The Lord of the Rings trilogy, in both book and movie form, is so good is the characters. Each hero, villain, and everything in between is simply memorable and captivating. Everyone has their favorites and if your favorite is Gandalf, this is going to knock your socks off.Read…
Digital Trends
LG wants you to build your kitchen around its appliances with its new design tool
If you’re planning on remodeling your kitchen, you could start any number of places: Change the floor, get a new suite of appliances, or refinish the cabinets. The changes you make are often constrained mainly by budget, but when it comes to envisioning your new kitchen, your imagination might fail you…
NYT > Business Day
Team Relocations Keep N.F.L. Moving Up Financially
The Chargers’ announced move to Los Angeles will add even more money for owners amid growing uncertainties facing the league.
Gadget Review
MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Graphics Card Review
MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Graphics Card Review Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site When Nvidia announced their latest line of Pascal-based graphics cards, the world was forever changed. The company had managed to do the impossible in a post-Moore’s Law world by simultaneously doubling the performance…
The New Yorker
Can Mad Dog Mattis Save America from Trump?
It is our privilege or our curse, depending how you look at it, to be living in a time when tradition and precedent are being tossed out on a daily basis. Thursday saw another significant break with history when, for the first time in almost seventy years, the Senate voted to allow a recently retired…
Federal Agency Says Consumers Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors
A survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds that more than 1 in 4 Americans contacted by collectors feel threatened. The bureau is revamping rules for the industry.
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The Atlantic Daily: Loose Ends and Legacy
What We’re FollowingIntel on Intel: The office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Justice Department announced it would investigate the FBI’s and the DoJ’s actions leading up to the presidential election—in particular, the letter released by FBI Director James Comey on October 28 saying the bureau…
PlayStation 4 system update 4.5 beta testing signups start
Sony says the next major system software update for its current-generation console is inbound, and if you want to get a chance to test it before it releases to everyone, now is the time to sign up. PlayStation 4 owners can sign up to be a beta tester anytime from now until ‘early’ February; those who…
Zero Hedge
Assange Agrees To Extradition If Obama Grants Chelsea Manning Clemency
Just hours after NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden urged President Obama to “save [Chelsea Manning’s] life by granting her clemency,” Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange says he will agree to be extradited to the United States if the president grants clemency to the former US soldier Chelsea Manning, who…
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Chicago Thugs Targeting Amazon Delivery Drivers: “Take What You Want, Just Let Me Go”
Chicago’s rash of violence, which resulted in over 800 homicides in 2016, a 20-year record high, has seemly focused its sites on a new type of victim, Amazon delivery drivers.  Accorded to a CBS affiliate, just last night another armed robbery occurred in Chicago’s violent South Side neighborhood as…
The most devoted fitness fanatics can now squeeze in a workout before their flight
Yoga rooms are becoming the norm at airports and one even has a therapy pig to try to make air travel less stressful. So it makes sense that now an airport will feature a full gym (with showers) to help you take the edge off, or at least, keep up with your fitness goals. Roam Fitness is opening by the…
Microsoft improves Cortana, Edge and Mobile in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15007
Microsoft’s Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15007 dropped Thursday afternoon, a scant few days after its huge Build 15002 went live. Apparently the company wasn’t quite done. The new build, detailed in a lengthy blog post, adds three key ingredients: new Edge features, the ability to easily resume…
Next Big Future
Nanocomp Technologies makes builk carbon nanotubes 100 times longer at 1-10 millimeters instead of 5 to 20 microns
A new commercial manufacturing process for carbon nanotubes (CNTs) produces tubes in the range of 1–10 mm in length (5–12-nm dia.), two orders of magnitude longer than currently available CNTs, which typically have lengths from 5–20µm.“Despite attractive mechanical and electrical properties, CNTs have…
Bill Simmons Instagrams his anti-ESPN Starbucks cup – CNET
Commentary: The HBO sportswriter and TV host seems to have gotten a curious message on his coffee cup on Wednesday.
Boosted recalls batteries from second-generation boards – CNET
Electric-skateboard maker says it has identified what caused two of its boards to begin smoking.
RT – Daily news
Marijuana effective in treating pain & other ailments but some science still lacking – study
Marijuana is effective in treating some illnesses, but there’s not enough science to determine its efficacy for others, a new report has found. The massive study may be the most up-to-date and comprehensive look at the efficacy of medical cannabis ever. Read Full Article at
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[I Ate] a Philly dog
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My Resume is just a list of jobs I never want to do again.
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The best ebook readers for Australians
Even for the most ravenous of book lovers, dedicated ereaders can be a fairly easy idea to dismiss. After all, if you’ve got a modern big-screen smartphone or a tablet, it’s dead simple to just download Amazon’s Kindle app to get your ebook fix.According to a 2014 report from the Stanford Center for…
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Human rights in Hong Kong at worst level for 20 years
Hong Kong (AFP) Jan 11, 2017 Human rights in Hong Kong are at their worst since it was handed back to China by Britain 20 years ago, activists said Wednesday, as Beijing stands accused of tightening its hold on the semi-autonomous city. A new report by Amnesty International Hong Kong looking… Music
The Carpenters Sue Universal Music Group for $2 Million
Richard Carpenter has filed a $2 million lawsuit against Universal Music Group and A&M Records on behalf of his singer-songwriting duo the Carpenters. The suit, filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleges that he and the estate of his late sister Karen Carpenter have only received a “minuscule…
Will Putin and Trump Bond Over Oil?
Designed in Davos, Tested in Zimbabwe
Central-Bank Bashing Makes Gold Only Asset Safe From Meddling
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EchoStar 19 positioned in orbital slot
Germantown MD (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 Hughes Network Systems reports that it has begun system level testing of its new EchoStar XIX satellite – the world’s highest capacity broadband satellite – following successful placement into its permanent geosynchronous orbital slot at 97.1 West longitude. …
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Farthest stars in Milky Way might be ripped from another galaxy
Boston MA (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 The 11 farthest known stars in our galaxy are located about 300,000 light-years from Earth, well outside the Milky Way’s spiral disk. New research by Harvard astronomers shows that half of those stars might have been ripped from another galaxy: the Sagittarius dwarf….
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CU Boulder to lead operations for NASA black holes mission
Boulder CO (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 University of Colorado Boulder students and professionals will operate an upcoming NASA mission that will investigate the mysterious aspects of some of the most extreme and exotic astronomical objects like stellar and supermassive black holes, neutron stars and pulsars….
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The dust never settles on the Space Station
Cleveland OH (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 When your house gets dusty, the dust settles, falling down to lower surfaces, awaiting your attention with the vacuum cleaner or duster. Not so on the International Space Station. Like any home, it gets dusty, but the particles don’t settle…they float. And…
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Looking for life in all the right places with the right tool
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 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…
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Airbus launches “Enter the SpaceDataHighway” challenge
Paris, France (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 Transmitting large volumes of data in near real time through space at a rate of 1.8 gigabytes per second based on laser technology since November 23rd, the “SpaceDataHighway” is one of the most ambitious and forward-looking communication systems in operation today….
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ISRO set to increase vehicle capacity to accommodate more space launches
Bengaluru, India (IANS) Jan 13, 2017 India would maximise its rocket capability to launch more satellites for maximum return on investment, its space agency chief said on Wednesday. “By launching 103 satellites together using one rocket next month, we are trying to maximise its capability and…
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Huygens: ‘Ground Truth’ From an Alien Moon
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 13, 2017 After a two-and-a-half-hour descent, the metallic, saucer-shaped spacecraft came to rest with a thud on a dark floodplain covered in cobbles of water ice, in temperatures hundreds of degrees below freezing. The alien probe worked frantically to collect and transmit…
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York Space Systems signs Cooperative Research and Development Agreement
Denver CO (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 York Space Systems, an aerospace company specializing in complete space segment customer solutions and the manufacture of small and medium class spacecraft, this week announced the execution of a Cooperative Research And Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Army…
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A dozen and one neutron stars
Hannover, Germany (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 With the help of tens of thousands of volunteers the 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…
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Japan delays launch of mini-rocket amid bad weather
Tokyo, Japan (XNA) Jan 13, 2017 Japanese space agency on Wednesday postponed the launch of an experimental rocket due to adverse weather conditions. The modified sounding rocket SS-520, to be the world’s smallest rocket to put an object in orbit, was scheduled to take off on Wednesday morning…
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Russia Works on New-Generation Space Radio Intelligence System
Moscow (Sputnik) Jan 11, 2017 Russia’s Defense Ministry continues to develop the Liana Electronic Intelligence Program (ELINT) using Lotos-S satellites, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday. Lotos-S and Pion-NKS radio surveillance satellites are planned to replace two aged Soviet Tselina…
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NASA showcases spaceflight, robotics and autonomous systems technology at CES 2017
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 Joining industry technology leaders, NASA hosted a booth at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jan. 5-9, 2017, to display and discuss its advanced technologies for human and robotic space exploration and to showcase technology transfer to self-driving…
Voices from the January-February 2017 Issue
Roger Martin of Rotman School of Management, Paul Zak of Claremont Graduate University, Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School, comedian Jerry Seinfeld, and HBR Editor-in-Chief Adi Ignatius respectively discuss customer loyalty, the neuroscience of trust, entrepreneurship in Africa, the source… RSS
Not all heroes wear capes. This one built a house for her family by watching YouTube tutorials [Hero]
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Researchers discover bacteria can communicate electrically, like neurons
Bacteria may be unicellular but that doesn’t mean they’re complete loners. They often congregate in (relatively) large colonies, not unlike human cities. In fact, a team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego have recently discovered that at least one species has even developed a…
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Full leather Game of Thrones Unsullied Armor
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KatDabbs! Organic catnip infused coconut oil, for cats!
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Damn Pikachu you eat too much
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My mother just came back from Venezuela with $16 worth of bolívares(Venezuelan currency). In 2001 this stack would of been worth $71,000 USD.
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Mike Pompeo and the Question of Torture
On Thursday morning, during the Senate Intelligence Committee’s confirmation hearing for Representative Mike Pompeo, of Kansas, Donald Trump’s nominee to be the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, he took a question from Senator Dianne Feinstein, of California. “If you were ordered by the President… RSS
Larceny, battery and grand theft. What is a Florida wedding for $20, Alex [Florida]
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Arrest Development’s full cast may be back for season 5
We’ve been hearing rumors of Arrested Development season 5 for years, and now it looks like it is finally (finally) happening. We still don’t have all the details yet, but recent comments from the show’s executive producer Brian Grazer hints the finalization is getting close, relatively speaking. Even…
10 More Cool Things You Can Do With YouTube Videos
YouTube remains one of the most popular websites in the world, which makes sense. Just about every video clip that becomes viral — whether a music video, comedy sketch, or tutorial — finds its way onto YouTube eventually. Just how popular is the site? As of December 2016, 44 videos had accumulated more…
Bloomberg Business
Netflix Looks for Global Video Domination
Jan.12 — Streaming service Netflix has a plan to expand everywhere, beginning in Brazil. Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw reports on “Bloomberg Markets.”
The New Yorker
What Trump’s Business Plan Fails to Do
“As you know, the business empire built by President-elect Trump over the years is massive, not dissimilar to the fortunes of Nelson Rockefeller when he became Vice-President,” Sheri Dillon, Trump’s longtime lawyer at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, said during the President-elect’s first press conference…
Google has removed the term ‘fake news’ from its advertiser rules
Google no longer uses the term “fake news” in its advertising policy. The company has quietly erased the only explicit mention of the phrase from the rules for its AdSense platform. This comes just months after it announced that it would no longer serve ads to sites that traffic in misinformation. SEE…
Bloomberg Politics
Canada’s Trudeau to Defend Muslims, Tout Immigration to Trump
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will speak up in defense of Muslims, immigration and feminism in talks with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
Digital Trends
Hang onto those cords. Next-gen wireless earbuds still aren’t good enough
Wireless earbuds are an extremely cool technology, but they simply aren’t yet ready for prime time. Leading into the chaos of CES 2017 I was prepared for an explosion of so-called “true wireless” in-ear headphones, and I wasn’t disappointed. From run-of-the-mill earbuds to “hearables” that can augment…
Hey, Siri: How’d you and every other digital assistant get its name?
Siri. Alexa. Google. Cortana. The digital assistants created by the largest tech companies in the world have become such a big part of our everyday lives, you may have never considered why we call them the names we do. But the stories behind these names are more complex than you might think.  SEE ALSO:…
Zero Hedge
Israeli Jets Bomb Damascus Military Airport; Syria Vows It Will Respond To “Flagrant Attack”
Just as the Syrian proxy war showed some hopeful signs of finally dying down, the Syrian army command said on Friday that Israeli jets have bombed the Mezzeh military airport west of Damascus, accusing Tel Aviv of supporting terrorism, and warned Tel Aviv of repercussions of what it called a “flagrant”…
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Afghan “Ghost Soldiers” Are Costing US Taxpayers Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars Annually
Submitted by Jason Ditz via, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko is once again warning about the long-standing problems of corruption in Afghanistan, and the amount of US “reconstruction aid” disappearing down black holes over the course of the years….
Comedian’s rant about car thieves is a pure joy to behold
Stealing is wrong, kids! Just ask Australian “Dubsmash King,” Ian Zaro, who awoke to find a stolen car had been dumped outside his house. Rather than just ignore it, the Aboriginal, Torres Strait and South Sea Islander comedian decided to draw attention to the crime the best way he knew how — by…
The Website of Donald Trump’s Cyber Security Advisor Is Insecure as Hell
On Thursday, Donald Trump’s transition team announced that Rudy Giuliani would be forming a cybersecurity team for the President-elect, citing the former New York City mayor’s 16 years of experience “providing security solutions in the private sector.” In all those years, however, it appears that Giuliani…
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Obama’s Syria legacy: Measured diplomacy, strategic explosion
How did a man who took office espousing a new era of engagement with the world end up a spectator to this century’s greatest humanitarian catastrophe?
Mystery as C-SPAN turns Russian for 10 minutes – CNET
Commentary: One minute you’re watching something fascinating. The next, it becomes the RT channel. A technical glitch?
People are hating on India’s national airline for wanting to reserve seats for women
In what is possibly a world’s first, India’s national carrier Air India will now be reserving seats for women.  Six seats in the front rows of domestic flights will be blocked without any additional cost, The Hindu reported. SEE ALSO: Indian government refuses to allow in-flight Wi-Fi For a while…
San Francisco District Attorney files lawsuit against drone maker Lily for false advertising
 After raking in tens of millions in preorders and venture capital, the drone maker — if it can really be called that — Lily is shutting down. But its problems won’t end there: San Francisco’s District Attorney filed a lawsuit today accusing the company of false advertising and unfair business practices…. – Top Stories
The Wall Street Journal: Hacker group Shadow Brokers retires, dumps more code as parting gift
A hacking group that claims to have obtained cyberweapons from the U.S. National Security Agency on Thursday said it is ceasing operations but also released a fresh batch of files linked to online attacks.
Bloomberg Politics
Abe’s Soft Power Play Wins Him Breakfast in Duterte’s Davao Home
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat for breakfast Friday at the modest home of Rodrigo Duterte in Davao, making him the first national leader to set foot in the Philippine president’s green bungalow.
BBC News – World
Searching for the missing dead of Cyprus
The 1974 war that divided Cyprus left thousands dead – and 2,000 more missing.
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The Longstanding Crisis Facing Tribal Schools
Havasu Canyon is home to turquoise waterfalls, billowing cottonwood trees, and red sandstone cliffs that attract thousands of tourists each year. It’s also home to the Havasupai people, a federally recognized Native American tribe allegedly subject to education conditions so dreadful it’s as if many…
Obama Honors Civil Rights Movement With New National Monuments
As his administration ends, Obama has protected more historic, cultural and natural sites than any other president before him. The new sites are in South Carolina and in Birmingham and Anniston, Ala.(Image credit: JT/AP)
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How To Prevent Gun Deaths? Where Experts And The Public Agree
Background checks? More concealed weapons? What about improving mental health care, or having better community outreach?
The most anticipated movies of 2017
There’s nothing like the excitement of a new year full of upcoming films that are sure to surprise and shock. CineFix weighs in on this year’s possible hits, flops and unexpected crowd pleasers.  Visit CineFix for more episodes and movie-related content. Read more…More about Blade Runner, Kong Skull… RSS
“Never don’t give up.” Now who can argue with that? [Fail]
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YouTube Super Chat lets viewers stand out during a livestream
YouTube has introduced a new feature called Super Chat, a way for viewers to make their messages stand out during a livestream. Says YouTube, anyone who is watching a livestreaming video on the service can buy a Super Chat, which will make their message stick out in the chat stream with a highlight….
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Gaza electricity crisis: Hamas breaks up protest
Thousands in Gaza joined a rare protest after electricity supplies were cut to four hours per day.
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Syrian migrant launches Facebook ‘fake news’ legal fight
A Syrian migrant who took a selfie with the German chancellor is to take Facebook to court.
34 Stylish Console Tables For Your Entryway
I can’t imagine an entryway without a console table: it holds everything you may need, it is a great storage and doesn’t take too much of precious space. A console table should keep the décor and style of your entryway and make it even better, so choose it carefully. Today I’d like to inspire you with…
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Greenhouse gases to leave a long-lasting legacy
As the world waits to see whether US President-elect Donald Trump will scrap the Obama administration’s Climate Action Plan, a new study suggests that like a bad smell that continues to linger in a room, even when short-lived greenhouse gases disappear from the atmosphere, they’ll continue…
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The Department of Interior announces 24 new National Historic Landmarks
Earlier today, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced 24 new National Historic Landmarks. Defined as “historic properties of exceptional value to the nation [that promote] the preservation efforts of federal, state, and local agencies and Native American tribes, as well as those of…
Federal government tweaks space export control rules
WASHINGTON — The federal government is taking more space-related items off of the most restrictive export control list, although some in industry believe the changes don’t go far enough. The revised rules, published by the Departments of Commerce and State in the Federal Register Jan. 10, constitute…
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Being rude to your child’s doctor could lead to worse care
Emotions tend to run high in hospitals, and patients or patients’ loved ones can be rude to medical professionals when they perceive inadequate care. Investigators warn though, that being rude may lead to worse care for your child.
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Exercise, diet could offset effects of malaria, study shows
The right amount of diet and exercise can help lessen damage to the heart and skeletal muscles brought on by malaria, according to a new study.
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Miami doctors publish study of first locally-acquired Zika transmission
Following the recent Zika outbreak in Miami-Dade County, a multidisciplinary team of physicians has published a case study describing in detail the nation’s first locally-transmitted case of Zika.
Novak Djokovic schooled in wheelchair tennis, is unsurprisingly very bad at it
Novak Djokovic is one of the world’s top tennis players, but don’t expect him to excel in all versions of the game just yet. Djokovic tried out some wheelchair tennis for a charity event in Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday, playing against Australian wheelchair tennis pro and two-time gold medalist,…
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Building London’s Houses of Parliament helped create clean-air laws
Britain’s dazzling Houses of Parliament building, constructed from 1840 until 1870, is an international icon. But the building’s greatest legacy may be something politicians and tourists don’t think about much: the clean air around it. That’s the implication of newly published research by an architectural…
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Offenders’ deadly thoughts may hold answer to reducing crime
It’s something many of us may say in anger, but don’t really mean. However, for a small percentage of the population homicidal thoughts are very real. Now a researcher says that identifying criminal offenders with homicidal ideation could change how we sentence and treat some of the most serious offenders.
Yellen Sees No Serious Short-Term Obstacles for U.S. Economy
Tesla Motors Unveils Pricing System for Supercharging Stations
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st. vincent + ernie ball signature electric guitar designed for the female body
the electric guitar is lighter than most and has a particular cutout shape which offers, in st.vincent’s words, ‘room for a breast or two.’ The post st. vincent + ernie ball signature electric guitar designed for the female body appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Harman shareholders oppose Samsung deal in lawsuit: Report
Shareholders of US auto parts maker Harman have filed a class lawsuit opposing its $8 billion merger with Samsung Electronics, alleging that the terms were unfavorable
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A German got pulled over by the police in France
Police officer: “Name?” German: “Heinrich Klimt” Police officer: “Age?” German: “31” Police officer: “occupation?” German: “No, no. Just visiting” submitted by /u/nastrovjebabushka to /r/Jokes [link] [comments]
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BBC sets up team to debunk fake news. Permanent Reality Check team will target false stories or facts being shared on social media.
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TIL that NASA, during the Apollo program, had to rename urinal sleeves in sizes “small, medium, and large” to “large, gigantic, and humongous” because astronauts would only select large (regardless of their size) and the sleeves kept slipping off.
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Virginia man spends $1,000 to deliver 300,000 pennies to Lebanon DMV
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I am Ryan Reynolds, 29-year old Mayor of a small Upstate New York Village. AMA!
Hey reddit, my name is Ryan Reynolds. I am the 29-year old Mayor of a small Village in Upstate New York called Whitney Point. I first began serving in government at the age of 23 as a member of the Village Board of Trustees and was elected Mayor when I was 28. In addition to serving as Mayor, I am a…
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Half assed samaritan saves a toddler running around by itself on the street.
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Hacking Group Releases Files, Says It Is Ceasing Operations
The Shadow Brokers said they were unable to sell cyberweapons and released files that a Russian cybersecurity company said were linked to code used by a hacking group that could be linked to the U.S. National Security Agency.
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Google wants to make encryption easier for everyone
As more and more of our daily lives take place online, more and more sites, apps and services are increasing their encryption to keep users’ data safe and secure. However, being the web monolith that it is, Google’s Security and Privacy Engineering team have noticed a few problems with building a generic…
BotBeat Weekly: This week’s top bot stories
VentureBeat’s Bots Channel tracks the most important news and analysis from the exploding field of bots and messaging. Each week, we select the top stories and present them in our free weekly newsletter, BotBeat. We include news stories by VentureBeat staff, guest articles from leading figures in the…
Betaworks launches Voicecamp startup accelerator around AI assistants and Alexa skills
Early-stage startup investor Betaworks announced today that it plans to launch a startup accelerator this spring for the makers of artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant, and Cortana. Early-stage companies working on a prototype or beta version of an Alexa skill…
Tesla’s ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode is nothing to laugh at: 0-60 mph under 2.5 seconds
GUEST: Tesla’s Model S P100D was already the quickest car to 60 mph currently on sale, but the California company has released a software tweak that unleashes even more performance. The software tweak is part of Tesla’s most recent over-the-air software update and, when the correct steps are taken,…
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The Utter Stupidity Of The New Cold War
Submitted by Gary Leupp via The Strategic Culture Foundation, It seems so strange, twenty-seven years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, to be living through a new Cold War with (as it happens, capitalist) Russia. The Russian president is attacked by the U.S. political class and media as they never… World News
You Know What Banks Need? Slot Machines, Miniskirts and Chocolate
As superlow rates reduce loan revenue, one Japanese lender is branching out into farming, pinball, broadcasting, rice cultivation and blueberry jam, among other things.
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Flying guinea pig: Jetpack Aviation prepares to train its first civilian pilot
Things are developing fairly quickly in the world of Jetpack Aviation. After a bunch of public flights in Europe, the team has announced it’s selected its first guinea pig civilian test pilot, who will be trained up and given the chance to fly the extraordinary JB-10 jetpack… Continue Reading… RSS
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Treasury to Auction $120 Billion in Debt
The Treasury Department will auction $120 billion in securities next week, comprising $13 billion in new debt and $107 billion in previously sold debt. Details (all with minimum denominations of $100):
Kaggle hosting $1M competition to improve lung cancer detection with machine learning 
 Kaggle, the nearly ten year old startup that hosts competitions for data science aficionados, is hosting a competition with a $1 million purse to improve the classification of potentially cancerous lesions in the lungs. The funds are being provided by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation and Booz Allen…
Google Maps for iOS updated with new ride services interface, deeper Uber integration
Google today has announced an update to its Maps app on iOS that brings a few notable changes. The update improves ride sharing integration with Uber, while it also refreshes the ride sharing interface as a whole. The update is also coming to Android. more…Filed under: Apple
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Beware “Revenue Neutral” Tax Reform
A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssBeware “Revenue Neutral” Tax Reform 0 Views Whenever politicians bring up the topic of “tax reform,” what they usually want is a reshuffling of taxes so changes to the tax code will look like a tax cut — without reducing tax revenues or lessening the tax burden…. WSJD
Snapchat Demystifies App With Search
Snap Inc. is rolling out an update that includes a search function and certain shortcuts that would streamline navigation within the app, potentially raising its appeal with older users.
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Mexican Drug Cartels Looting State-Owned Gas Pipelines For Black Market Sales
A couple of weeks ago we highlighted the protests that had engulfed Mexico after the finance ministry announced plans to raise gasoline prices by 20.1% starting January 1st.  Amid the chaos, the country’s powerful Jalisco New Generation cartel threatened to to burn down gas stations as retribution for…
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Indonesia eases ban on mineral exports
Reversal of rules on unprocessed resources highlights country’s budgetary pressures
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The Nintendo Switch charges over USB-C
Nintendo announced today that the Switch will charge over USB-C, making it the first Nintendo device to charge over a standard connector. The adoption of a universal charging standard is a big deal for Nintendo, which has stubbornly insisted on using its own proprietary charging ports since the company…
At least 1,000 more buses ask to park for Women’s March than Trump’s inauguration
It looks like the march against Donald Trump could outshine his inauguration.  Well, at least in one sense — at least 1,200 permit requests to park tour buses have been received by Washington, D.C., officials for the day after the inauguration, when the Women’s March will take place. Meanwhile, just…
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Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead Will Return in ‘Deadpool 2’
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Sweet Bitter Blues
I couldn’t quite figure out why Japanese listeners had come to appreciate and savor the blues in the way that they seemed to—lavishly, devotedly. Blues is still an outlier genre in Japan, but it’s revered, topical, present.
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Europe urged to expand pesticide ban for bees’ sake
Paris (AFP) Jan 12, 2017 Europe should expand a ban on bee-harming pesticides, environmental lobby group Greenpeace said Thursday, as it released a report warning of widespread risks to agriculture and the environment. The report by biologists at the University of Sussex, commissioned by Greenpeace,…
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Rapid Arctic warming has in the past shifted Southern Ocean winds
Seattle WA (SPX) Jan 11, 2017 The global climate is a complex machine in which some pieces are separate, yet others are connected. Scientists try to discover the connections to predict what will happen to our climate, especially in a future with more heat-trapping gases. A dramatic pattern…
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Tiny plants with huge potential
Jena, Germany (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 Wolffia globosa, a tiny, rootless duckweed, or water lens, apparently has what it takes to achieve great things. Researchers at the University of Jena (Germany), together with colleagues in India and Germany, have investigated the potential of various duckweeds…
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Anthropogenic groundwater extraction impacts climate
Beijing, China (SPX) Jan 10, 2017 Anthropogenic groundwater exploitation changes soil moisture and land-atmosphere water and energy fluxes, and essentially affects the ecohydrological processes and the climate system. In over-exploited regions, the terrestrial water storage has been rapidly depleted,…
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Amphibians don’t lose memories during hibernation
Lincoln, England (UPI) Jan 12, 2017 New research suggests the memory formation and storage processes aren’t interrupted in amphibians that settle down for the winter. Previous studies have shown some of the memories of hibernating mammals don’t survive the long winter’s nap. The new findings -…
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Release of water shakes Pacific Plate at depth
St. Louis MO (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 Tonga is a seismologists’ paradise, and not just because of the white-sand beaches. The subduction zone off the east coast of the archipelago racks up more intermediate-depth and deep earthquakes than any other subduction zone, where one plate of Earth’s lithosphere…
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Arctic shrews, parasites indicate climate change effect on ecosystems
Manhattan KS (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 The shrew and its parasites – even 40-year-old preserved ones – are the new indicators of environmental change, according to a Kansas State University researcher. Andrew Hope, Kansas State University research assistant professor in the Division of Biology, and…
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Proto India was by not as isolated as we thought
Bonn, Germany (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 India gradually drifted away from Africa and Madagascar towards the north and collided with the Eurasian plate. Scientists assumed for a long time that the subcontinent was largely isolated during its long journey through the ocean and unique species of plants and…
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Samsung chief grilled for 22 hours as suspect in Korean presidential scandal
Samsung heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong was questioned by South Korean investigators as part of the national scandal involving the president.
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Davos17: Why dynamic leadership is essential to successful digital transformation
As leaders converge in Davos, the call for responsive and responsible leadership should be met with a commitment to adopt the 5 core traits of the dynamic leadership model.
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Why Has The White House Suddenly Released A Strategy For Dealing With A Catastrophic Meteor Impact?
As’s Mac Slavo notes, we should take notice at the government preparations for disaster, and the possibility of a cataclysmic collision with damaging objects in space. At the same time, we should take notice at what they are preparing for with all the billions of dollars thrown at defense…
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‘Arms’ brings shooter-esque boxing to the Nintendo Switch
Nintendo isn’t wasting any time with original games for its new Switch console. During its launch livestream tonight, the company announced Arms, a new boxing game that also shares a lot with shooters. It relies on motion controls to attack enemies from a distance. In practice, it looks like you’re punching…
Indias Diamond Exports to Top Buyer U.S. Seen Rising on Trump
Australias Health Minister Ley Resigns Amid Expenses Scandal
Perfect response to anyone who thinks childcare work is just ‘wiping noses’ goes viral
You’d think society would have learnt to really value childcare workers by now. They work a difficult job tirelessly, helping to shape children during their very formative years. Yet they’re not always given the respect they deserve. Only recently, Australian politician and angry boiled egg, David… Full Feed
The Comforting Convictions of Obama’s Farewell Speech
Watching President Barack Obama’s soaring 2008 Democratic National Convention speech in Denver, I never imagined the kind of turmoil his presidency would incite. Almost everything has changed in the subsequent years, and yet his farewell speech to the nation was brimming with the same brand of haughty…
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There is no comparison when it gets to LG TV.
LG signature OLED screen may be the TV tech to rule them all
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High Performer – Dell Inspiron 15 Signature Edition Laptop
This Signature Edition laptop by Dell is loaded with quality features that make it an excellent choice for work or play.
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It Isn’t Always A Deal-Breaker To Work Without Benefits…But That Depends On You
Have a family? Still a bachelor? Tight on money? Know when you need benefits and when you can prioritize other perks.
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Roadmap agreed at Cyprus reunification talks – Turkish FM
The deal aimed to end the lingering dispute between Greek and Turkish Cypriots has now become feasible with a roadmap being drawn up and a possibility of another meeting outlined at a security conference on Thursday, as the UN hopes for a “last effort.” Read Full Article at
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daniel valle architects remodels DSSI’s classrooms in seoul
trying to maximize space and flexibility, a system of rotational walls transforms an enclosed single classroom into a playful learning space. The post daniel valle architects remodels DSSI’s classrooms in seoul appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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TIL that snooker player Bill Webeniuk was famous for his drinking ability. He once drank 76 cans during a match. On another occasion after winning a drinking competition by drinking 43 pints he said I’m away to the bar now for a proper drink”.
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Highest Civilian Award
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China Creates Agriculture Giant With Grain, Cotton Merger
LVMHs Trump Visit Marks Paralyzing Moment for Fashion Industry
Lorna Shore Premieres New Music Video For “Fvneral Moon” From Upcoming New Album “Flesh Coffin”
Lorna Shore premieres a new music video for “Fvneral Moon”, taken from the upcoming new album “Flesh Coffin”, which will be out in stores February 17th via Outerloop Records. Check out now the clip below. Comments vocalist Tom Barber: Read More/Discuss on Metal
Comparing Team Communication Apps: What Do You Get for Free?
Team communication and messaging is one area where we’ve seen a ton of action lately, with apps such as Slack becoming the ultimate tool for workgroup collaboration. Make your business more efficient with a communication solution that doesn’t cost a dime.
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Synthetic stem cells offer benefits of natural stem cells without the risks
A synthetic cardiac stem cell (left) mirroring a real cardiac stem cell (right), offering therapeutic benefits without the associated risks (credit: Alice Harvey/NC State University) Scientists have created the first synthetic version of a cardiac stem cell, offering therapeutic benefits comparable…
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Today in Gear: January 13, 2016
An under-the-counter meat smoker, a brand new outerwear company, a new Dodge Challenger and much more. …Read More »
Iron Reagan (Municipal Waste, etc.) Debuts New Song & Music Video “Bleed The Fifth” From Upcoming New Album “Crossover Ministry”
Iron Reagan (Municipal Waste, etc.) debuts a new song and music video entitled “Bleed The Fifth”, taken from the upcoming new album “Crossover Ministry”, which will be out in stores on February 3rd, 2017 on CD/LP/Cassette/Digital via Relapse Records. The clip features some of the cast of the Comedy Central…
Enepsigos Premieres New Song & Lyric Video “Pagan Rites” From Upcoming Debut Album “Plague Ov Plagues”
Occult black metal outfit Enepsigos premieres a new song and lyric video entitled “Pagan Rites”, taken from the upcoming debut album “Plague Ov Plagues”, which will be out in stores on January 15th by Drakkar Productions. Check out now “Pagan Rites” below. Plague Ov Plagues was mixed and mastered…
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What European Integration Should Look Like
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssWorld HistoryWhat European Integration Should Look LikePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory 0 Views Talking to the proponents of the European Union whose interest in every day politics is rather marginal (and their knowledge of political thought… Asia Home
China’s Haier Group Focuses on Costs at Louisville’s Appliance Park
A year after China’s Haier Group bought one of one of GE’s most storied businesses, it remains determined to cut costs at a Louisville appliance-manufacturing complex. Asia Home
Lawsuit Settled Between Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson, WSJ Reporter
The Wall Street Journal said a libel lawsuit brought by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson against one of its reporters has been settled. The suit stemmed from a 2012 article that described Mr. Adelson as “foul-mouthed.” Asia Home
Tata Group Names Chandrasekaran as Chairman
India’s Tata Group chose a new chairman Thursday. Tata Sons Ltd., the holding company that controls the group, said it will appoint Natarajan Chandrasekaran. Asia Home
Japan’s Abe Shores Up Friendship With Philippines
During a state visit to the Philippines, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe aimed to do the best thing he could in the face of the shifting balance of power in Southeast Asia: be a better friend than China. Asia Home
Ban Ki-moon Returns to Korea in Bid to Lead
The former U.N. chief is returning to his native South Korea, but despite leading the polls for months he now faces an uphill effort to succeed the nation’s recently impeached president. Asia Home
Trump Nominee’s Proposal to Block China From Islands Sets Off Alarms
If carried out, Rex Tillerson’s proposal to bar Beijing’s from some South China Sea islands would likely trigger military battle, security experts say. Asia Home
U.S. Forces Acted in Self-Defense in Afghan Battle, Probe Finds
Residents of the village in Kunduz province had said American forces were responsible for the deaths of 33 civilians in fighting with Taliban militants in November. Asia Home
India’s Digital ID Rollout Collides With Rickety Reality
The rollout of India’s new Aadhaar digital ID system has come up against problems from unreadable fingerprints to shoddy internet, affecting millions of people. Asia Home
McDonald’s Looks to Sell Part of Stake in Japan Business
McDonald’s is inviting bids for a significant stake in its Japan unit, days after it reached a deal to sell its China and Hong Kong franchises. Asia Home
EPA: Fiat Chrysler Used Emissions-Cheating Software
The Environmental Protection Agency has accused Fiat Chrysler of diesel-emissions violations, saying the auto maker allegedly used software on recent diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Ram trucks.
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If someone were to take over your body in this very instant, what would you need to brief them on?
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A day without murder: no one is killed in El Salvador for first time in two years
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Ben Carson Sidesteps Questions on Trump Conflicts at Hearing
Ben Carson, Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, sidestepped questions on whether federal funds might benefit businesses controlled by the incoming president or his family, underscoring potential conflicts related to the real estate mogul’s vast holdings. Politics And Policy
Biden Calls Trump Dispute With Intelligence Agencies ‘Damaging’
Vice President Joe Biden expressed concern about the continued dispute between U.S. intelligence officials and President-elect Donald Trump, saying it is damaging to America’s reputation in the world and has the potential to undercut national security. Politics And Policy
Anthony Scaramucci Joining Trump Administration
The Trump transition team confirmed that Anthony Scaramucci, founder of investment firm SkyBridge Capital, is joining the incoming presidential administration. Politics And Policy
Judge Orders New Hearing on Complaint Against Chris Christie
A New Jersey judge reversed a municipal court’s finding of probable cause in an official-misconduct complaint against Gov. Chris Christie that stemmed from the George Washington Bridge lane-closure scandal. Politics And Policy
Republicans Face Hurdles to Health-Law Pledge
For President-elect Donald Trump and GOP leaders to keep their pledge to swiftly repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, they’ll have to contend with a complicated legislative process. Politics And Policy
Trump Names Michael Glassner to Oversee Campaign Committee
President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday appointed to run his campaign committee Michael Glassner, a Republican operative who served as his deputy campaign manager during the election. Politics And Policy
U.S. Ends ‘No-Visa’ Era for Cuban Émigrés
President Barack Obama ended a longstanding policy that allows Cuban émigrés who reach U.S. soil without visas to stay in the country and apply for a green card after one year, shoring up his bid to normalize relations. Politics And Policy
Some Republican Senators Still Torn On Tillerson
Three Republican senators have lingering concerns about Donald Trump’s nominee to be secretary of state, with none willing to commit to voting to confirm former Exxon Mobil chief Rex Tillerson. Politics And Policy
DOJ Watchdog to Probe FBI’s Handling of Clinton Email Case
The Justice Department’s inspector general is probing how the Federal Bureau of Investigation handled the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server ahead of the election.
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Syrian Army warns Israel it will respond after military airport bombed near Damascus (VIDEO)
Syrian state news agency SANA says Israeli jets have bombed the Mezzeh military airport west of Damascus, accusing Tel Aviv of supporting terrorism. The airport was rocked by multiple explosions, with ambulances rushing to the scene. Read Full Article at
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IoT standards cannot be left to the market: US Department of Commerce
Following the reintroduction of the DIGIT Act, the US Department of Commerce has published a report advising how to approach the creation of a national IoT strategy.
Balfor Debuts Pre-Release Full-Album Stream Of Upcoming New Album “Black Serpent Rising”
Ukrainian blackened death metal band Balfor debuts the pre-release full-album stream of the band’s upcoming new album “Black Serpent Rising”, which will arrive in stores on January 15, 2017, by Drakkar Productions. Check out now “Black Serpent Rising” in its entirety below. “Black Serpent Rising”…
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video game shrubbery (OC)
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Vipassi (Ne Obliviscaris Etc.) Premieres Pre-Release Full-Album Stream Of Upcoming New Album “Sunyata”
Australia’s progressive metal quartet Vipassi – mainly comprised of members of Ne Obliviscaris – premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band’s upcoming new album “Sunyata”, which will be released on January 20th through Season of Mist. Check out now “Sunyata” in its entirety below. …
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Urine test means no more cheating on your diet
Most dieters have probably lied to themselves about their food intake at some point. But not being honest in food diaries when on a doctor-prescribed diet or study can introduce serious inaccuracies and complicate any weight loss attempts. Since it seems we can’t be trusted, researchers have…
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Carbon “hug chair” facilitates seated canoodling
Enjoy a nice snuggle, but find your legs start going to sleep when your significant other spends any significant time on your lap? Thanks to the wonders of carbon fiber, you are now able to canoodle with lovers of any size on a seat purpose built for the job… Continue Reading Carbon “hug…
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Germany’s biggest Turkish Islamic network admits some imams spied for Ankara
A Turkish Islamic group operating in Germany acknowledged that some of its imams complied with Turkish government instructions to give Ankara tips on suspected adherents of exiled US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Read Full Article at
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Scientists just trained genetically modified salmonella to eat cancerous tumors
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The Moneymen With $50 Billion Headed Where Banks Fear to Tread
Nintendo Switch releases on March 3 for $300
We finally know when we can buy a Nintendo Switch, and how much we’ll have to pay for it. Nintendo revealed during a streaming event today that the home console/portable hybrid will release on March 3 for $300. This fulfills the Japanese company’s promise of a March 2017 launch. The Switch will be Nintendo’s…
Nintendo will charge for a premium online service that you control from your phone
Nintendo is promising some forward-thinking online features for its now console. The Nintendo Switch will have a premium online service that you can control from your smartphone, according to president Tatsumi Kimishima. During an announcement event in Japan, the publisher revealed that you can start…
Nintendo Switch battery life: 2.5 hours to 6 hours
You Switch may not last longer than a viewing of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. Nintendo revealed during its streamed event today that its new system will only have 2.5 to 6 hours of battery life when separated from its TV and charging dock. Nintendo noted that the battery life will…
Nintendo Switch has high-tech Joy-Con controllers with motion detection camera
The Nintendo Switch comes with an innovative new Joy-Con controller that has multiple functions, such as detecting objects with a camera and hand gestures. The Joy-Con controllers can be attached directly to the Nintendo Switch console, which is debuting worldwide for $300 on March 3. Nintendo talked…
Nintendo partners with Suda 51, Bethesda, Square Enix, and more for third-party Switch games
Nintendo is promising major support for its upcoming Switch console. At a reveal event in Japan, Nintendo rolled out a parade of developers who are making games for the Switch. Let It Die director Suda51, Bethesda boss Todd Howard, and others showed up to talk about what they are working on. Here’s…
FIFA and EA are coming to Switch
Nintendo has scored a big third-party partner for its new console. Electronic Arts was onstage at Nintendo’s Switch event tonight reveal that it is bringing its soccer series FIFA to Switch. FIFA is the most popular sports franchise in gaming — selling more than 100 million copies worldwide — so this…
Coal Curbs in Asia Could Save 50,000 Lives Annually, Study Says
Malaysia to Consider More Steps to Stabilize Ringgit If Needed
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Fake news, Trump, & hacking: Reuters report predicts digital media trends in 2017
The year 2016 may go down in history as the year that changed the face of journalism and politics. Quite a few factors changed the face of all three, specifically, US President-elect Donald Trump, fake news, and hacking. Read Full Article at
The New Yorker
Sunday in Brooklyn’s Hedonistic Brunch
Jaime Young, the former chef de cuisine at Atera, can do a lot more than eggs and pancakes, and his newest restaurant, Sunday in Brooklyn, a three-story enterprise in the former Isa space, on Wythe Avenue, is set up to display his versatility. There is an espresso bar, a to-go menu, a market area for…
Zero Hedge
Obama’s “Farewell To Arms” As War Presidency Ends
Submitted by Finian Cunningham via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Eight straight years of warmongering come to an end as US President Barack Obama bows out with his «farewell to the nation» speech this week, as fawning American media dubbed his valediction. In reality, Obama’s outgoing address should…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
‘Targeted killings necessary … just don’t tell anyone’, say French leftist candidates
The targeted killing of terrorists abroad is justified to protect national security, most candidates in Thursday’s left-wing primary debate for the French presidency agreed. However, most also argued that the public should not be told about it.
Brain Pickings
Rachel Carson’s Touching Farewell to Her Dearest Friend and Beloved
From butterflies to Beethoven, an ode to the heart’s uncontainable dimensions. As if classifying platonic relationships weren’t complex enough a task — one that requires a taxonomy of friendship types — what happens when the platonic and the romantic begin to blur? In his exquisite love letter to Simone…
L.A. Is Already Way More Interested In The Chargers Than The Rams
After spending 56 seasons in San Diego, the Chargers announced Thursday that they were moving the franchise 120 miles up the road to Los Angeles. There, they’ll join the Rams as L.A.’s second NFL franchise — and the Chargers might just have more fans in town than their new neighbors from the get-go.Using…
Nigerian Leader Seeks to Defuse Gambia Crisis With Asylum Offer
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Shaarimoth – Full New Album Streaming Online
No Clean Singing is offering a full stream of <i>Temple Of The Adversarial Fire</i>, the new album from Norwegian death metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6689&bandname=Shaarimoth>Shaarimoth</a>, which is now available at <a href=””>this&#8230;
Zero Hedge
50 Years Of Teaching Math In ‘Exceptional’ America
How America became ‘exceptional’…   Source: The Burning Platform *  *  * Of course, as we noted previously, our system of education is not entirely to blame.  The truth is that young Americans spend far more time consuming media than they do hitting the books, and what passes for “entertainment”…
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Why Most Planets Will Either Be Lush Or Dead
The Gaia hypothesis implies that once alien life takes hold, it will flourish.
For Spies Inc., $1,200 an Hour Buys Dirt on the Likes of Trump
NYT > Business Day
China’s Exports Fall for Second Year as U.S. Trade War Fears Mount
Shipments fell in the face of persistently weak global demand and officials voiced fears of a trade war with the United States, clouding the outlook for 2017.
NYT > Business Day
KKR to Buy Hitachi’s Power Tools Unit for $1.3 Billion
The U.S. private equity firm said on Friday it had agreed to buy Hitachi Koki, its second billion-dollar deal in Japan in three months.
Bloomberg Politics
French Socialists, Lagging in Polls, Clash Over Jobs
The seven candidates seeking the nomination of France’s Socialist Party clashed in their first debate over the labor code and whether to introduce a basic minimum income.
Need Your Device Charged? The Zendure A8 External Battery Will Never Let You Down
Looking to charge your smartphone, tablet, or camera in a flash? You’re going to want to buy a Zendure A8. You see, the A8 is actually one … Read More
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Video: Russia uses intelligence as ‘hybrid warfare tactic’ on West
Russia stands accused of meddling in the 2016 US elections; specifically gathering intelligence to get Donald Trump elected. Experts warn that Russia’s intelligence gathering capabilities are seriously worrying, calling it ‘hybrid warfare’.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
France’s Le Pen has coffee at Trump Tower … but Trump won’t see her
French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen was spotted at Trump Tower on Thursday, but a spokesman for the US president-elect said she would not be meeting him – nor any members of his transition team.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Candidates spar over labour law in first French left-wing presidential debate
Former French prime minister Manuel Valls on Thursday defended a controversial labour reform passed under his tenure as he squared off against other left-wing presidential hopefuls in a televised debate.
Digital Trends
Super Bowl LI to feature player POV replays – without attached cameras
Eager as ever to make the most of available technology to enhance its live sports coverage, Fox Sports will once again offer something a little different during its next major broadcast. As part of its Fox Sports Lab tech initiative, the company is planning to give viewers point-of-view perspectives…
NYT > Business Day
Trump’s Pick on Trade Could Put China in a Difficult Spot
Robert Lighthizer, the pick for trade representative, has advocated aggressive retaliation for what he regards as widespread abuses of free-trade rules.
Brexit Bulletin: A Plan at Last?
CNET giveaway: CES 2017 swag bag – CNET
CNET came back from Las Vegas with a bag a full bag of prizes straight from CES 2017, and one lucky winner can take it all. This promotion ends January 26, 2017.
RT – Daily news
Mind control lasers turn mice into killer rodents with the flip of a switch
Scientists have transformed the harmless mouse into a killing machine with the flip of a switch, using lasers to manipulate the rodent’s brain circuit and turn on their predatory instinct. Read Full Article at
This driverless car will hit South Korea roads this year
While Uber and Tesla grab headlines in self-driving car tech, Korean engineers are building an autonomous vehicle that is planned for roadworthiness by the middle of this year. A team at the Seoul National University have been building their self-driving car — cleverly named SNUber — for the past couple…
California Considers Guaranteeing Carbon Prices in Trump Era
Zero Hedge
If You Think “Fake News” Is A New Phenomena, You’re Wrong
Submitted by Mnar Muhawesh via, The “fog of war” erupts in the confusion caused by the chaos of war. And in the media, it’s an intentional phenomenon that makes it difficult to separate fact from fiction. While the battles over war narratives evolve, they all have a common goal: to… – Top Stories
Darrell Delamaide’s Political Capital: Left making populist noises to challenge Angela Merkel
A group of left-leaning parties is challenging German Chancellor Angela Merkel with populist-sounding arguments, writes Darrell Delamaide.
BBC News – World
Student raises more than $10,000 after parents ‘cut her off’ over black boyfriend
A US student raises more than $10,000 after claiming that her parents cut her off for having a black boyfriend.
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How to Never Forget Anything at Home Again
Making a mental note not to forget something at home more often than not results in you forgetting something at home. An iOS app called Don’t Leave It presents users with a reliable alternative that will prompt you to head back home if you’ve forgotten your keys, wallet, and more. When you first launch…
Dell’s New XPS 13 2-in-1 Laptop Transforms Into A Tablet In Seconds
You might not know this, but the XPS 13 is one of the most popular Windows laptops around right now. That’s why we were so excited to … Read More
Discover Magazine
The End of the Periodic Table?
Nuclear chemist Dawn Shaughnessy pushes against the limits of matter.
Flipkart and Snapdeal aren’t enough. Indian shoppers are spending millions on Chinese and American websites
Indian shoppers are looking beyond home-grown e-commerce websites like Flipkart and Snapdeal. In 2016, Indian shoppers spent Rs58,370 crore (or $8773.81 million) on international websites, a new consumer research report by digital payments company PayPal and Ipsos shows. The report was based on a survey…
India’s most conflict-ridden state becomes the first in the country to commit to a universal basic income
In a first, the restive Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) plans to provide a basic income to all its citizens living below the poverty line (BPL). This is the first instance in India of a state committing to a universal basic income (UBI) policy. In his state budget presentation on Jan….
Indonesia will let you name an island after yourself (or whatever you want)
Indonesia has so many islands it doesn’t know what to do with them all. So it’s letting foreign investors get involved in naming and managing some of them. Discussing the plan this week, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, a maritime affairs minister, stressed that while Indonesia will retain ownership, foreign…
If you want affordable internet in Africa, move to a country on the coast
The rapid spread of 3G mobile broadband networks has meant that 84% of the world’s population can now potentially access the web, and almost half of the world did so (pdf) by the end of last year, according to the International Telecommunication Union. The other half—predominantly in developing countries—continues…
Innovo Forehead and Ear CE and FDA Approved Thermometer $23.36
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Brickbat: Veteran’s Benefits
When Elmo Jones of Aurora, Colorado, and his wife divorced, the court found that her son was not fathered by Jones and refused to award her any child support. Despite that, the Department of Veterans Affairs began to garnish his military retirement benefits for child support. When he complained, they…
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Hi-tech mooring records ocean acidity beneath Antarctic ice
Researchers from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science have deployed an innovative, sensor-studded mooring – as tall as the Empire State Building – beneath waters in Antarctica usually inaccessible through the winter… Continue Reading Hi-tech mooring records ocean acidity beneath Antarctic…
Cool Tools
Victor Fly Magnet Trap
I’m retired and have converted my garage into a woodworking shop. So, I’m out in my shop several hours each day. The problem is that at certain times in the year there are an enormous number of flies in the area and they are constantly flying into my shop. I checked on the web to see if there was a solution…
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Bloomberg Politics
Macron Is France’s Most Popular Politician, Elabe Poll Shows
Presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron is France’s most popular politician, while rival Francois Fillon ranks third, an Elabe poll published Thursday showed.
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Chrysler follows Volkswagen’s footsteps, accused of trying to cheat emissions laws
The EPA says that Fiat Chrysler has violated the same laws that landed Volkswagen with a fine of $4.3 billion.
Rubbermaid Commercial BRUTE Round Waste/Utility Container (20-gallon) $10.99
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Amazon is launching its own $5-a-month anime streaming service
Amazon is launching a new on-demand video service dedicated to anime. A subscription to the newly-unveiled Anime Strike will cost you $4.99 a month, and grants access to more than 1,000 anime titles aimed at older viewers. Anime Strike’s library includes series like Scum Wish and Blue Exorcist: Kyoto…
Zero Hedge
Visualizing Donald Trump’s $20 Trillion Problem
Only a few days after Trump’s inauguration ceremony, the U.S. National Debt will creep across the important psychological barrier of $20 trillion. It’s a problem that’s been passed down to him, but, as Visual Caitalist’s Jeff Desjardins notes, it certainly puts the incoming administration in a difficult…
BBC News – World
Ten things about Afcon hosts Gabon
Dortmund striker Aubameyang may command a multi-million pound price tag, but he is not Gabon’s most lucrative export.
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Lyft is doing great despite losing hundreds of millions in 2016
Lyft lost a lot of money last year, but it’s doing better than ever. The ride-hailing company doesn’t disclose its earnings, but according to The Information, it lost around $600 million in 2016 after generating $700 million in revenue. Sure, that lo…
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Feisty Pets
Feisty Pets – The only stuffed animals guaranteed to give you nightmares.
Trump’s Promises Of Deportations Create Uncertainty For N.J. Family
Desiree Armas is a straight-A high school senior who hopes to go to college. But she and her parents are in the U.S. illegally. They’re now in limbo, fearful of what’s ahead under the new president.(Image credit: Joel Rose/NPR) Markets
China Needs Trade With Trump’s America More Than It Admits
China’s export growth is lagging behind that of its Asian peers just as other economic drivers are poised to slow
Oil Holds Two-Day Advance Near $53 as Saudis Make Deeper Cuts
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Magnetic Data Charging Cable for iPhone and Android – video in description as well – we all need this in our lifes. No more broken cable necks.
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The NSA can now share unfiltered surveillance data with other intelligence agencies
 Barely a week before he leaves office, U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration has authorized controversial new legislation that grants America’s 16 intelligence organizations access to raw communications data from the NSA’s surveillance efforts. Read More
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Worlds first Nordic Eco-labelled apartments completed in Copenhagen
The world’s first Nordic Eco-labelled project just wrapped up construction in one of Copenhagen’s most desirable areas. Designed by Danish architects Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects and COBE, the award-winning Krøyers Plads development infuses a historic site in the center of the Copenhagen harbor with…
Digg Top Stories
How Fiestaware Invaded The Baby Boomer Kitchen
“It’s the Madonna of dinnerware,” wrote style magazine Echoes Report in the mid 90s. “Scarcely content with just sitting there, it screams for attention.”
BBC News – World
Gambia poll winner Adama Barrow says Jammeh should not seek asylum
Adama Barrow tells the BBC he is confident he will be sworn in next week and his rival accept defeat.
Footage of Tencent’s ridiculously sexist and inappropriate staff party go viral
Tencent, China’s largest internet company, has apologised after terrible inappropriate videos from its annual party went viral. The six-second video showed female employees on their knees, attempting to use their mouths to unscrew the caps off bottles gripped between male coworkers’ thighs. SEE ALSO:…
Indians upset over calendar featuring PM Narendra Modi on the cover
Indians are unhappy with the fact that their Prime Minister has now entered wall calendars and table diaries.  Issued by the government-owned Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC), the 2017 calendars and diaries carry a cover photograph of Narendra Modi, instead of Mahatma Gandhi, who’d been on…
Bang & Olufsen Soars as Profits Are Buoyed by New $11,500 TVs
With His Choice Of Inauguration Prayer Leaders, Trump Shows His Values
The clergy speaking at Donald Trump’s inauguration have mostly non-mainstream theological or political positions. No Muslim or mainline Protestant will speak, but the prosperity gospel will be heard.(Image credit: Victor J. Blue/Getty Images)
What Do the Checkmarks in WhatsApp and Telegram Mean?
WhatsApp and Telegram are some of the world’s most popular messaging services. With free unlimited messaging, all sorts of cool features, encrypted chats, and apps for every device, there’s a lot to love about these services. However, one confusing aspect of both these apps is hidden in plain sight….
Fast Company
From Earning Side Money To Overhauling Your Inbox: This Week’s Top Leadership Stories
This week’s top stories may help you earn a little extra cash, streamline your email inbox, and embrace more authenticity online. This week’s top stories may help you earn a little extra cash, streamline your email inbox, and embrace more authenticity online.This week we learned…
Fast Company
Could Our Faith In Phones Undermine Our Trust In Humans?
It might be easier to get directions on your smartphone rather than to ask a stranger, but something valuable is lost. It might be easier to get directions on your smartphone rather than to ask a stranger, but something valuable is lost.Imagine you are visiting a new city and get…
Fast Company
Can This Program Solve Millennials’ Underemployment Crisis?
McKinsey Social Initiative’s Generation aims to get millennials into better jobs in fields that need more qualified workers. McKinsey Social Initiative’s Generation aims to get millennials into better jobs in fields that need more qualified workers.Twenty-seven-year-old Jessica…
A strange new theory may finally solve the mystery of an “alien megastructure” that has confounded scientists for months
There isn’t a star like KIC 8462852. For the past 18 months, ever since a group of astronomers introduced the world to its strange, seemingly unnatural fluctuations in brightness, scientists have been obsessed with it. What’s kept the interest so high is a hypothesis that the fluctuations happen because…
The Uber of home-cleaning proposed a law that would retroactively solve its legal issues
Tucked halfway through US president Barack Obama’s farewell speech on Tuesday was a small nod to a big debate about the future of American employment. “[We] must forge a new social compact,” Obama said to an enthusiastic Chicago crowd. “To guarantee all our kids the education they need; to give workers…
We’ll never get definitive scientific proof one way or another about yoga’s health benefits
Yogis swear by their practice for yoga’s mental and physical health benefits—and some science (paywall) has backed it up, too. But despite all the study-based evidence and popularity, scientists will never be able to declare yoga’s superiority to other health interventions. Why? Because for participants…
RT – Daily news
Reforms could double Russia’s GDP by 2035 – Kudrin
The Russian economy could double over the next two decades if the Kremlin sticks to reforms, according to former finance minister and now President Putin’s economic adviser Aleksey Kudrin. Read Full Article at
RT – Daily news
Russia & China announce new ‘unspecified’ measures to US’ anti-missile system in S. Korea
Russia and China will be taking further “unspecified” countermeasures to the US plan to deploy an anti-missile system in South Korea, according to Chinese news agency, Xinhua. Read Full Article at
designboom | architecture & design magazine
LEXUS sport yacht concept brings luxury car design to the watercraft
a brief for an open sport yacht for recreational day-touring with eight guests, powered by twin high-performance car V8s and with bespoke styling was handed to the LEXUS design center in japan. The post LEXUS sport yacht concept brings luxury car design to the watercraft appeared first on designboom…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
The Limits of Using Reconciliation to Repeal Obamacare
In the early hours of Thursday morning, Senate Republicans began the formal legislative process of repealing—and perhaps replacing—the Affordable Care Act. In a 51 to 48 vote along party lines, save Senator Rand Paul’s defection to the “no” camp, the GOP senators passed a budget resolution to begin the…
Zero Hedge
Financial Times Editorial Seeks Restrictions On Free Speech To Stop False News “Propaganda War”
Submitted by Michael Shedlock via, A pair of articles by the Financial Times offers quite the take on disinformation hypocrisy. I suggest the Financial Times look into the mirror if it wants to understand where the problem is. Worse yet, to stop the spread of fake news, the FT editorial…
BBC News – World
Icy storm lashes France and Germany causing hardship
Snow and wind pummel parts of western Europe, causing power cuts and traffic problems.
RT – Daily news
Chinese exports fall most since 2009 amid fears of US trade war
The world’s largest exporter, China, faces more challenges and uncertainties this year due to persistently weak global demand and rising concerns of a possible trade war with the United States. Read Full Article at – Top Stories
Mark Hulbert: 16 cheap stocks that top investment newsletters say to buy now
Value is the new growth in this market, writes Mark Hulbert.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Meet the Lenovo P2, the phone claiming a three day battery
Does your phone often die before you get to the end of the day? The Lenovo P2 claims to solve that problem and may even last you three days on a single charge.It features a huge 5,100mAh battery as well as fast-charging features. There’s also a physical power saving switch on the side of the phone that…
Verizon Jetpack MiFi 7730L brings wireless storage via USB-C
Mobile Wi-Fi hotspots today are no longer one-trick ponies. After all, a device that does one and only one thing seems like a waste of precious space. Getting in with the times, Verizon’s new MiFi 7730L Jetpack is offering something in addition to high-speed Internet. Through the magic of the new USB-C…
Nickelodeon’s plans for an underwater Spongebob Squarepants attraction has sparked outrage
Despite uproar from the local community, it appears Nickelodeon will push ahead with its plans to build an undersea attraction in Palawan — one of the Philippines’ most pristine islands. Nickelodeon first announced on Monday in a press release that it would be building an “undersea attraction and resort”…
Bush sisters’ heartfelt letter to the Obama girls will make your day
The daughters of former U.S. President George W. Bush have penned a heartfelt, inspiring letter to President Barack Obama’s daughters as they’re on the way out of the White House.  SEE ALSO: The Obamas got real emotional at the president’s farewell address In the letter, which was published by Time,…
Latest news
Mobile hacking firm Cellebrite confirms server breach
The Israeli security firm, popular with governments, has had a taste of its own medicine.
Latest news
US Army wants biodegradable bullets which transform into plants
The military wants to begin cleaning up after operations and to stop leaving such a stain on the environment.
Latest news
Academics, researchers ponder how quickly VR and AR will impact education
Researchers will gather at Harvard to present research and ponder the role of augmented and virtual reality as it applies to education.
Ressence updates its Type 1 watch with a new shape
The unconventional timepiece now comes in a slimmer design with a new cushion case.Ressence is introducing a new silhouette to its lineup that takes its unconventional timekeeping spheres and wraps them in an elegant cushion case. The TYPE 1² keeps the unique dial and also adds an easy-to-use interchangeable…
Zero Hedge
Guggenheim: “3% Is The Beginning Of The End”
The debate over what yield on the 10Y spells the end of the 30 year bond bull market, and would spillover into selling among other asset classes, is heating up. Earlier this week, in his monthly annual letter Bill Gross wrote that 2.6% is the only level for the market that matters: “This is my only…
14 tips to land the job you want in 2017
If finding a new job is one of your New Year’s resolutions, you’re in luck — 2017 should bring a healthy employment market, and there’s no better time than now to turn your career-related resolutions into reality.”If you resolved to get a new position in the New Year, now is the time to start preparing….
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US set to ease sanctions against Sudan
The US will ease some trade and financial sanctions against Sudan Friday in recognition of its recent efforts to fight terrorism, according to US officials.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Violent winter storm lashes northern France
A severe winter storm that swept across northern France on Thursday night left more than 300,000 homes without power.
The Key to Understanding Your Social Anxiety
Are you deathly afraid of social situations? Or at the very least they probably make you uncomfortable, right? Nobody likes making a fool of themselves, and this fear of being awkward is part of what drives us to feel socially anxious. Vsauce, one of the best science-related YouTube channels out there,…
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The Morning After: Friday, January 13th 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Nintendo’s new home-and-away console has been unveiled in Japan. While we haven’t got to touch those unusual controllers just yet (that’ll be later today), we’ve got prices, launch titles, and a bunch of features that sound like a Nintendo fan’s wish list fulfilled….
AirTV Combines All Streaming Services, Cable, OTA Channels, And Set Top Boxes
Nostalgic for the time when you didn’t have seven set-top boxes under your TV? Television used to be so simple. You just turned on the set … Read More
Fast Company
The Huge Difference Between Business And Political Strategies
Can business acumen lead to a cogent political negotiation style? Can business acumen lead to a cogent political negotiation style?Donald Trump’s entire campaign rested on his lack of political experience. He was the outsider promising to drain the swamp. Now that the businessman…
Will Trump’s policies increase IT employment?
Estimates for IT employment growth this year range from flat to gangbuster. But the actual 2017 outcome will depend on the economy and the still-uncertain policies of President-elect Donald Trump. Trump has talked about actions such as tariffs to keep some firms from relocating operations to Mexico…
RT – Daily news
Robots will take jobs from humans, but later than thought
An automated workforce will replace human labor someday, but not as soon as some frightening predictions suggest, according to a new study by the McKinsey Global Institute. Read Full Article at
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The Morning After: Friday, January 13th 2017
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Nintendo’s new home-and-away console has been unveiled in Japan. While we haven’t got to touch those unusual controllers just yet (that’ll be later today), we’ve got prices, launch titles, and a bunch of feature… World News
Trump’s Existing Foreign Deals Could Pose Problems
Donald Trump has said his company will be run by his sons and won’t strike new foreign deals, but some he has already struck present a possible challenge to his attempts to separate his presidency from his international business. World News
U.S. Sanctions 18 Syrians for Chlorine-Gas Attacks
The Obama administration sanctioned 18 senior Syrian officials Thursday in response to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons against civilians.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
IKEA introduces Sladda, a chainless bike built for urban mobility
  The next time you walk into an IKEA store, you might just be able to leave with a new bicycle. While it may seem to be a strange direction for a furniture company to take, the expansion into transportation connects with the company’s larger vision of sustainability. With more and more people… – Top Stories
How tech is changing the way you buy and sell a home
The real-estate industry is adopting virtual reality to help you buy and sell your home in ways never before possible.
Trump’s Cabinet Picks Break With Him On At Least 10 Major Issues
In their congressional testimony this week, Trump’s would-be advisers said they disagreed with the incoming president on a range of issues, from Russian hacking to NATO to even that border wall.(Image credit: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Here are 12 of the best movies now available online
Continuing the custom of reassessing the year that was as we boldly head into a new one, we look at one of the best feature releases of 2016. Or was it one of last year’s best TV shows? Or was it both? We also look back at three other unsung gems of 2016, all worth celebrating, even if they aren’t…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
A Woman Was Killed By a Superbug Resistant to All 26 American Antibiotics
Yesterday morning, I published a story about the silent spread of resistance against the antibiotic of last resort, colistin—a major step toward the emergence of a superbug resistant to all antibiotics. While reporting this story, I interviewed Alex Kallen, an epidemiologist at the CDC, and I asked if…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
lake + wells studio’s futuristic jax lighting evokes the intergalactic
designed as a three-parts module, the final product creates an intersection of architecture, light, power, time, and space. The post lake + wells studio’s futuristic jax lighting evokes the intergalactic appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Ex-Spy Who Wrote Trump Report Is Reliable, Former U.K Envoy Says
Zero Hedge
UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Accused Of “Collaborating With Russia” For Wanting Peace
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Welcome to “everyone I disagree with works for Putin,” the UK version. UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn sits on the polar opposite of the political spectrum in most respects from U.S. President elect Donald Trump, yet they are both being accused…
India is majorly changing the way its streets light up at night
India is changing the way its streets light up at night, and it’s saving a lot of energy doing so. SEE ALSO: India built the world’s largest solar plant in just eight months Earlier this week, India’s union minister Piyush Goyal announced that more than 200,000 streetlights in south Delhi have been…
New Scientist – Online news
Bird-loving vampire bats develop taste for human blood
Bats in Brazil exclusively feed on bird blood, but new arrivals in their territory are now on the menu – they have been caught feasting on human blood
RT – Daily news
Britain gave human rights abuser Bahrain £2.1mn ‘stability’ funding in 2016
Bahrain’s record on human rights must affect the annual £2 million of UK funding given to the Gulf kingdom, say campaigners. Read Full Article at
The Next Web
Hacker snatches 900GB of data from pay-for-hire phone-hacking agency
In an unusual episode of bullies turned into victims, an anonymous hacker has breached a popular pay-for-hire mobile hacking agency known for selling surveillance and data extraction solutions to intelligence and law enforcement organs. Motherboard reports the vigilante attacker has lifted 900GB of data…
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We reckon £12 for 1,000 movies to get you through the winter is a pretty good deal
We’ve been pretty clear that we’re fans of the super-cheap Now TV box, so today’s deal of the day from Game is definitely one to consider, if the dark winter nights feel like they’re draining the very soul from your life. It’s the older Now TV box – but your £11.99 gets a pretty nifty little multipurpose… US Business
Space-Based Flight Tracking Comes Closer With Launch of Satellites
Ten Iridium Communications satellites are ushering in a new chapter in air-traffic control—which the U.S. aviation industry plans to sit out for now. US Business
Nintendo Looks to Switch Fortunes With Hybrid Game Console
The launch of Nintendo’s new console begins a make-or-break period for a company that defined videogame hardware for three decades but now faces tougher competition. US Business
India’s SpiceJet to Buy Up to 205 Boeing Jets
SpiceJet plans to buy 100 additional jets from Boeing, potentially ordering up to 205 planes as the Indian carrier seeks to ride the world’s fastest-growing major market for commercial aviation. US Business
U.S. Seizes $25 Million of Aluminum Linked to Chinese Billionaire
U.S. customs officials have seized $25 million worth of aluminum linked to a Chinese billionaire accused of stockpiling the metal across the world, according to people familiar with the matter. RSS
Trump’s limo will have a gas cannon and fresh bottles of blood. Chuck Tingle tried to warn us but we just didn’t listen [Interesting]
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Eight things AI assistants need to improve on
HTC’s announcement of its U Ultra and U Play phones, and consequently the revelation of its Sense Companion, may have you cringing at yet another AI-powered, disembodied, virtual assistant. But HTC’s spiel has a nugget of sense. AI agents today are so bright they can tell jokes or even hold conversation,…
Why Trump Faces Stiff Fight to Slash Drug Prices: QuickTake Q&A
Trump Stirs Homebuilders Dreams of Bulldozing Environment Rules
Democrats Want to Revive Obamas Overtime Rule State by State
Fearing Trump Data Purge, Environmentalists Push to Get Records
Trumps New Border Conflict of Interest
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Cafe Con Leche Can Track Hyperinflation in Venezuela – latest science and technology news stories
US gov’t accuses Fiat Chrysler of cheating on emissions
The U.S. government accused Fiat Chrysler on Thursday of failing to disclose software in some of its pickups and SUVs with diesel engines that allows them to emit more pollution than allowed under the Clean Air Act. – latest science and technology news stories
Smartphone, internet use at record high in US: survey
More than three-fourths of American adults now use a smartphone, helping to boost internet adoption to a record level, a survey showed Thursday. – latest science and technology news stories
Ocean acidification to hit West Coast Dungeness crab fishery, new assessment shows
The acidification of the ocean expected as seawater absorbs increasing amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere will reverberate through the West Coast’s marine food web, but not necessarily in the ways you might expect, new research shows. – latest science and technology news stories
What role do supermassive black holes play when galaxies merge?
In roughly four billion years, the Milky Way will be no more. – latest science and technology news stories
Mapping movements of alien bird species
The global map of alien bird species has been produced for the first time by a UCL-led team of researchers. It shows that human activities are the main determinants of how many alien bird species live in an area but that alien species are most successful in areas already rich with native bird species. – latest science and technology news stories
Manchester scientists tie the tightest knot ever achieved
Scientists at The University of Manchester have produced the most tightly knotted physical structure ever known – a scientific achievement which has the potential to create a new generation of advanced materials. – latest science and technology news stories
Microbes rule in ‘knee-high tropical rainforests’
Rainforests on infertile wet soils support more than half of all plant species. Shrublands on infertile dry soils in southwestern Australia, jokingly called “knee-high tropical rainforests”, support another 20 percent of all plants. Nutrient scarcity is the common denominator. In both ecosystems plants… – latest science and technology news stories
Biologists discover how viruses hijack cell’s machinery
Biologists at UC San Diego have documented for the first time how very large viruses reprogram the cellular machinery of bacteria during infection to more closely resemble an animal or human cell—a process that allows these alien invaders to trick cells into producing hundreds of new viruses, which eventually… – latest science and technology news stories
Wearable sensors can tell when you are getting sick, study shows
Wearable sensors that monitor heart rate, activity, skin temperature and other variables can reveal a lot about what is going on inside a person, including the onset of infection, inflammation and even insulin resistance, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. – latest science and technology news stories
BLAST: Greater speed, accuracy in recognizing brain injury
Modern body armor better protects warfighters against shrapnel from explosive blasts. However, they still face a hidden threat—the resulting blast pressure and shock wave that could cause traumatic brain injury (TBI). – latest science and technology news stories
Keck Cosmic Web Imager ships from Caltech to Keck Observatory
An instrument designed to image the vast web of gas that connects galaxies in the universe has been shipped from Los Angeles to Hawaii, where it will be integrated into the W. M. Keck Observatory. – latest science and technology news stories
Amazon’s Bezos buys US capital home for $23 mn, in cash
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will have a place to hang his hat in the US capital, with the purchase of what may be the city’s largest private residence, for $23 million. – latest science and technology news stories
New study shows where carbon finance should—and shouldn’t—drive conservation efforts
The world’s forests are crucial to slowing climate change, but they’re often destroyed to make room for farms, mines, and other economic ventures. One possible solution to deforestation is carbon finance: giving companies and countries monetary incentives to reduce their climate change-causing carbon… – latest science and technology news stories
Phone hacking company falls victim to hackers
Cellebrite, a digital forensics firm known for helping law enforcement crack into locked smartphones, has itself fallen victim to hackers. – latest science and technology news stories
Court revives suit alleging Apple monopoly on iPhone apps
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit accusing Apple of having an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps. – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers capture first glimpse of ruby seadragons in the wild
In hopes of getting a rare glimpse of the newly discovered third species of seadragon, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the Western Australian Museum led a scientific expedition off the coast of Western Australia to find Ruby Seadragons… – latest science and technology news stories
Benefits of renting a home may be underrated
Renting rather than owning a home may not be as expensive as many people think, according to financial research from the University of Stirling. – latest science and technology news stories
California singing in the rain
A series of storms that have rolled across California in the past week dumping heavy rain and snow could herald the end of a punishing historic drought, officials said. – latest science and technology news stories
China develops world’s brightest VUV free electron laser research facility
A team of Chinese scientists announced on January 13 that they have developed a new bright vacuum ultraviolet FEL light source called the Dalian Coherent Light Source (DCLS), which can deliver the world’s brightest FEL light in an energy range from eight to 24 eV. – latest science and technology news stories
Bay in Scandinavia claims world record in carbon storing
Forests are potent carbon sinks, but oceanic seagrasses also store enormous amounts of carbon. And researchers report that a little bay in Denmark stores a record amount of carbon. – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers find neurons that orient bats toward destination
Navigating to a destination, whether you are a human or a bat, requires a complex set of calculations and interactions among brain cells. Weizmann Institute of Science researchers, working with bats, have now revealed the network of cells that encode the direction of one’s destination. Among other things,… – latest science and technology news stories
Image: MetOp-C payload module
The payload module of MetOp-C, Europe’s latest weather satellite, is in place at ESA’s technical centre in the Netherlands for rigorous testing in space-like conditions. – latest science and technology news stories
Technique enables adaptable 3-D printing
Three-dimensional printing technology makes it possible to rapidly manufacture objects by depositing layer upon layer of polymers in a precisely determined pattern. Once these objects are completed, the polymers that form the material are “dead”—that is, they cannot be extended to form new polymer chains. – latest science and technology news stories
Catching Cassini’s call
This week, ESA deep-space radio dishes on two continents are listening for signals from the international Cassini spacecraft, now on its final tour of Saturn.
Gigabyte PC (GB-GZ1DTi7-1070) review: A powerhouse PC diminished by noisy fans
Apparently, a Brix can change quite a bit in appearance and still remain a Brix. When Gigabyte first launched the line, it was a reference to lookalike versions of Intel’s Next-Unit-of-Computing (NUC) systems: bare-bones machines in the form of 4×4-inch blocks. Then it expanded to encompass teeny-tiny…
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Angela Gossow – Plans To Start New Project
Former <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=42&bandname=Arch+Enemy>Arch Enemy</a> frontwoman Angela Gossow has revealed in a new <a href=””>interview</a&gt; (in French) with France’s Hard Force that she…
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Trollfest – First New Album Trailer Released
In case you didn’t know yet, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3214&bandname=Trollfest>Trollfest</a> will be trolling some more this year with their new album, <i>Helluva</i>. The Norwegian metallers are going to release their new album on February 24th, 2017 via NoiseArt Records….
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‘Recipe for isolation’: Israel may ban entry to boycott supporters
Public support for boycotting Israel over settlements in Palestinian territories may become grounds for barring people from entering Israel. Critics say punishing people for Facebook posts would alienated the nation and could be used to oppress Palestinians. Read Full Article at
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Israeli embassy official behind ‘take down’ plot resigns
A disgraced Israeli embassy official who was caught on camera talking about “taking down” a British minister has resigned from government service. Read Full Article at
Obama’s Impact On America’s Schools
After eight years in office, his list of accomplishments is as long as it is controversial.(Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)
Siblings arrested in what may be Italy’s most severe case of cyberespionage
The Tuesday arrest of Giulio Occhionero and his sister, Francesca Maria, has brought to light what appears to be the biggest, and highest-profile, hacking of institutional and corporate accounts ever reported in Italy.The siblings have been planting the Pyramid Eye remote access Trojan on computers using… RSS
South Africa looks for harsh new punishments it can sentence drunk drivers to: “The transport minister recently suggested that drink-driving offenders should face similar punishments to murderers and rapists” [Scary]
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NASA’s Curiosity Rover carries Obama’s signature to Mars – CNET
The president tweeted out a pleased response to the moment of galactic glory.
The 404 Show 1688: CES 2017 wrap-up and why you should always secure your laptop (podcast) – CNET
Today Jeff and Russ take a long and hard look at CES 2017 and why you should always attach your concept laptop to some kind of secure lock. Plus, we’ll talk about why everyone hates the person in the last seat at a blackjack table.
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Duma votes to restrict foreign ownership in online video services
The Russian lower house has given the first nod to a bill that limits foreign stakes in online video services to 20 percent and bans them from running political ads. The bill, however, only applies to video-on-demand sites and not to sharing services such as YouTube. Read Full Article at all content
International Conference on Quantum, Atomic, Molecular and Plasma Physics
Conference: 4 Sep 2017 – 7 Sep 2017, Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel, 1-9 Grosvenor Terrace, Glasgow, G12 0TA, United Kingdom. Organized by IOP Quantum Optics, Quantum Information and Quantum Control Group, Quantum Electronics and Photonics Group, Plasma Physics Group, Atomic and Molecular Interactions…
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Preventing frost formation with nanoengineered surfaces (w/video)
Frost and ice accumulation result in significant decreases in the performance of ships, wind turbines, and heat exchangers. The use of active chemical, thermal, and mechanical methods of ice removal is time consuming and costly in operation. The development of passive methods to inhibit condensation,…
U.K. Labour Lawmaker Quits, Testing Corbyn in Brexit Heartlands
Full Heathrow Extends European Hub Lead as Terror Hurts Rivals
Music Video For New Song “Every Man For Himself..And God Against All” Posted By Pyogenesis
Germany’s Pyogenesis posted a music video for the new song “Every Man For Himself…And God Against All.” The song is lifted from the upcoming new studio release “A Kingdom to Disappear,” which will drop on February 24, 2017 via AFM Records. Pre-orders are available now at this location. The album…
Coolest Gadgets
Vyu360 delivers new ACTIV 360-degree camera
When it comes to action cameras, there are dime a dozen models out there alongside flagships from GoPro — which is somewhat akin to the number of drones that are popping up left and right all over the place. Well, if you would like to find an action camera that is different from the rest, you might consider…
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A Breakthrough in the Search for Alpha Centauri’s Planets
A new public-private partnership is supercharging the race to image habitable exoplanets — Read more on
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Press regulators need to act when scientific facts are denied
Journalists do not deserve the backing of press regulators when they deny facts such as those on anthropogenic climate change, says Phillip Williamson
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Massive meta-study confirms the health benefits of cannabis
After digging through more than 10,000 separate clinical studies, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on Thursday issued a groundbreaking, 400-page report on the potential benefits and detriments posed by cannabis use. The bi… Full Feed
Friday Funnies: GOP Saving Parts of Obamacare
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China develops world’s brightest VUV free electron laser research facility
A team of Chinese scientists announced on January 13 that they have developed a new bright vacuum ultraviolet FEL light source called the Dalian Coherent Light Source (DCLS), which can deliver …
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My cousin wood burned a Monopoly board onto a table
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The Tampa Bay Lightning social media team won twitter today.
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Yves Behar unveils friendly robot that helps aging adults stay connected to the world
  The new startup Intuition Robotics unveiled their new project today: ElliQ, a robot companion created to help aging adults active and engaged. The robot helps senior citizens stay connected to the world by helping them use video chat, online games, and social media so they can interact with…
Sonos needs voice control, and not just Alexa
I’ve been a fan of whole-home digital music systems for a long time. When the platform I had invested years in gave up the ghost–thanks for buying and killing the Squeezebox, by the way, Logitech–I decided it was time to try the speakers my colleague Chris Breen had been raving about for years. And… – latest science and technology news stories
Study finds gains for minority students but English learners still lag
Researchers say black, Hispanic and Asian students have made gains compared to their white peers but socioeconomic factors still hold students back. – latest science and technology news stories
Climate change could kill off parasites, destabilizing ecosystems
Photogenic animals, from polar bears to people, aren’t the only creatures under threat from global climate change. A new review led by UC Berkeley suggests the phenomenon threatens parasites with extinction, which could have big consequences for ecosystems. – latest science and technology news stories
Study finds rural women in five countries spend more time than men caring for others
In a study of rural communities in five countries, researchers found that women provide far more hours caring for others in their daily lives than do their male counterparts. Leyla Karimli, assistant professor of social welfare at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, is lead author of the new report… – latest science and technology news stories
Metabolic proteins relocate to jump-start an embryo’s genome, study finds
To turn on its genome—the full set of genes inherited from each parent—a mammalian embryo needs to relocate a group of proteins, researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered. The metabolic proteins, normally found in the energy-generating… – latest science and technology news stories
NASA plans another busy year for Earth science fieldwork
NASA scientists are crisscrossing the globe in 2017 – from a Hawaiian volcano to Colorado mountain tops and west Pacific islands – to investigate critical scientific questions about how our planet is changing and what impacts humans are having on it.
Suspected NSA tool hackers dump more cyberweapons in farewell
The hacking group that stole cyberweapons suspected to be from the National Security Agency is signing off, but not before releasing another arsenal of tools that appear designed to spy on Windows systems. On Thursday, the Shadow Brokers dumped the them online after an attempt to sell these and other…
Five to Try: Star Wars: Force Arena arrives, and Toontastic 3D lets kids make cartoons
Check out this week’s biggest new Android app and game releases.
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New White House Strategy Preps Earth for Asteroid Hit Scenarios
The Office of Science and Technology Policy has released a new plan for protecting Earth from hazardous space rocks — Read more on
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Pallets Transformed Into Functional, Nerdy Wall Decor
Repurposing pallets into functional objects for the home has been trendy for a while now, but we really love what Kone Mei has been doing. Kone is transforming them into wall decorations that incorporate fun/useful items like wireless chargers and lamps. Check out more examples below. …
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Windows 10’s latest changes just made Cortana far more helpful
Microsoft has pushed out another preview build of Windows 10, following hot on the heels of the last one which made a lot of changes – but there’s a good dollop of fresh introductions here, as well, particularly when it comes to Cortana.With build 15007, Microsoft has made Cortana far more helpful when…
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Numerous Twitter reports of sound of explosions in Marseille, France
Numerous reports on Twitter have claimed several explosions have been heard in the French Riviera city of Marseille. There has been no official confirmation. Read Full Article at
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Spain plans to sell warships to Saudi Arabia despite Yemen war crimes concerns
Spain is planning to sell warships to Saudi Arabia despite opposition from major human rights groups, which call the potential sale illegal, as Riyadh may use them in their operation against Yemen that has killed thousands of civilians. Read Full Article at
Zero Hedge
Renault Shares Tumble After Anti-Fraud Authority Accusations Of “Cheating” On Emissions Tests
Update: Unsurprisingly, Renault has denied the charges, and claims it has had no official notification of the investigation… Renault hasn’t been officially notified about the French diesel probe, a spokesman said by phone.   Renault isn’t using software to cheat on emissions, the spokesman said… – Top Stories
Need to Know: Why this winner of a retail stock will keep on delivering
It’s retail sales day and a perfect opportunity to highlight the call of the day that involves one of the biggest players on the retail landscape. Here’s why it belongs in your portfolio to stay.
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Cyprus talks: Erdogan dismisses full Turkish troop withdrawal
Turkey resists calls for it to remove thousands of soldiers from Cyprus under a reunification deal.
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rafael viñoly’s one river point towers in miami connected with a skybridge
the symmetrical towers will rise to 65-storeys and present a multitude of on-site amenities located downtown adjacent to the miami river. The post rafael viñoly’s one river point towers in miami connected with a skybridge appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. – Top Stories
Capitol Report: Trump’s nominees keep contradicting him | Senators on fence about Tillerson
How Trump’s nominees have contradicted the president-elect; senators are on the fence about Rex Tillerson; Paul Ryan says mass deportations are ‘not happening’; and more.
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I can cut down a tree just by looking at it
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The best Nintendo Switch pre-order deals: where to reserve the new portable console
The Nintendo Switch draws closer to its March 3rd release date and we’re already busy tracking down the latest pre-orders for you. We wouldn’t expect much difference between stores in price around launch if we’re honest, but we’ll list as many Nintendo Switch deals as we can find from reliable retailers….
You Can Live a Block From Both the Obamas and the Trumps for $5.75 Million
Trump Trade Attacks to Face Reality of Shrinking Chinese Surplus
Making Canadas Economy Great Again Wont Be Easy Under Trump
Ars Technica
The origins and future of artificial intelligence at Facebook
Enlarge / Even as the rare tech company without one of these on the market, Facebook could be pioneering everyday AI for users. (credit: Nathan Mattise) Facebook will one day have a conversational agent with human-like intelligence. Siri, Google Now, and Cortana all currently attempt to do this,…
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New Books about Motivation, Memory, Happiness and More Relaxed Parenting
Scientific American Mind weighs in on recent titles from neuroscience and psychology  — Read more on
Foxconn & Sharp considering plans to build an $8B LCD plant in the USA, says exec
iPhone assembler Foxconn and its recently-acquired display subsidiary Sharp are considering plans to build an LCD planet plant in the USA, according to a Sharp executive cited by Nikkei. more…Filed under: Apple – Top Stories
The most-funded Kickstarter projects in these countries may surprise you
Air drums, a floating bonsai and a headband that helps you sleep top the list.
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Obama’s Parting Blow Against Privacy
Long before Donald Trump entered politics, I fretted about ongoing mass surveillance on Americans powered by technology beyond what’s found in some dystopian novels. We have no idea who the president will be in 2017, I wrote, “nor do we know who’ll sit on key Senate oversight committees, who will head…
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DoD Joint Program Committee 1 (JPC-1)/ Medical Simulation and Information Sciences (MSIS) Developing Models for Military and/or Civilian Med
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Bloomberg Politics
Trump Transition: Cabinet Hearings, Russia, Obamacare
Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli joins “Bloomberg Surveillance” to recap the latest news related to President-elect Donald Trump and offer a preview of next week’s presidential inauguration. (Source: Bloomberg)
New Music Video “Black Iris” Available From Root
Czech black metal pioneers Root released a new video clip for the song “Black Iris.” The song appears on the band’s latest studio offering “Kärgeräs – Return From Oblivion,” which was issued back at the tail end of November 2016 via Agonia Records. The clip was filmed by František Verbík Productions…
Lyric Video For New Song “Back On The Throne” Issued By Firewind
Firewind released a lyric video for the new song “Back On The Throne.” The song is featured on the new album “Immortals,” which is set to hit stores on January 20, 2017 via AFM Records in North America and Century Media in Europe. The track listing for the album is as follows: 1. Hands Of Time…
As 4K TVs Approach Perfection, Cheap Sets Go on the Attack
OLEDs and high-end LCDs are more beautiful—and more affordable—than ever. But as we near the next TV-sales boom, cheap sets may drive the market. The post As 4K TVs Approach Perfection, Cheap Sets Go on the Attack appeared first on WIRED.
Watch Tom Sachs Rocket to Europa Without Ever Leaving Earth
Like all missions to outer space, a lot could go wrong. The post Watch Tom Sachs Rocket to Europa Without Ever Leaving Earth appeared first on WIRED.
Tesla Is Snatching Apple’s Stars to Make Itself the New Apple
Tesla is vacuuming up talent from Apple in a quest not to make a better car but to remake cars—and computers—entirely. The post Tesla Is Snatching Apple’s Stars to Make Itself the New Apple appeared first on WIRED.
The Inside Story of Google’s Daydream, Where VR Feels Like Home
In Google’s Daydream VR, you don’t spend your time on a spaceship. You spend it in the woods or your attic. The post The Inside Story of Google’s Daydream, Where VR Feels Like Home appeared first on WIRED.
How to Turn an Old Water Tower Into a 65-Foot Icicle
Sarikoy, Turkey has a new tourist attraction — a giant frozen tower. The post How to Turn an Old Water Tower Into a 65-Foot Icicle appeared first on WIRED.
Don’t You Dare Try to Teach Science Without Building Models
I think you can describe the scientific process to be all about building models. Here’s how you can include model building in class. The post Don’t You Dare Try to Teach Science Without Building Models appeared first on WIRED.
Not Even Insurance Companies Want Obamacare Repealed
Scrapping subsidies could leave insurance companies (and sick people) in an expensive bind. The post Not Even Insurance Companies Want Obamacare Repealed appeared first on WIRED.
Why Apple is making its original TV content push now
Everybody’s getting into the content game these days, and from a report in the Wall Street Journal this week, it appears that Apple is no exception. The company is said to be planning a major push into original TV programming, looking to produce “critically acclaimed programs like Westworld on Time Warner…
Meet Docker’s French artist who spun her Silicon Valley misadventures into comic book glory
FEATURE: From the time that Laurel Duermaël and her husband Adrien left France to pursue their startup dreams in Silicon Valley, it seemed that nothing went as planned. But somehow, through a failed video game startup, battles with cofounders, the loss of personal savings, and the stress of living in…
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The most promising headphones from CES
Headphones at the Consumer Electronics Show this year were a subdued affair. No huge and dramatic launches; no nervous energy about the impact of a future iPhone without a headphone jack, as there was in 2016. It seems like everyone is still busy working on new wireless models that aren’t quite ready… – latest science and technology news stories
Image: Well-preserved impact ejecta on Mars
This image of a well-preserved unnamed elliptical crater in Terra Sabaea, is illustrative of the complexity of ejecta deposits forming as a by-product of the impact process that shapes much of the surface of Mars. US Business
EU Presses Italy to Respond on Fiat Chrysler Emissions
U.S. allegations that Fiat Chrysler cheated on diesel emissions spilled over to Europe, with authorities pressing Italy to respond to German accusations of cheating against the Italian-American car maker.
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Jacob Bannon – To Release Debut Solo Album
<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3527&bandname=Converge>Converge</a> vocalist Jacob Bannon has a solo project called <b>Wear Your Wounds</b>. His debut studio album, <i>WYW</i>, will see the light on April 7th, 2017 through Deathwish Inc. but you can already listen…
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Snapchat’s new universal search bar is built for speed
While Snapchat has changed the way many people share photos and video on social media, the app’s user interface is a little unintuitive in places and can be confusing for first-time users. To help Snapchatters navigate easier and find the people they…
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LPT: If you have bad posture, adjust all the mirrors in your car well sitting with your best posture. Every time you slouch you’ll be reminded to correct your posture.
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Bloomberg Politics
Trump Promises ‘Full Report’ on Hacking in First 90 Days
President-elect Donald Trump said his administration would produce a full report on hacking within the first 90 days of his presidency and accused “my political opponents and a failed spy” of making “phony allegations” against him.
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Scientists adapt mouse brain to create enraged killers
Researchers tinkering with the brains of mice because they can’t find anything interesting on Netflix have found a bizarre form of organic switch, one that uses laser light and chemicals to trigger neurons and activities in the brain. The switches aren’t there normally, mind, so you can’t go turning… Physics News
Major step forward in theoretical description of two key properties of hot nuclei
In work published in Physical Review Letters, researchers from the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science and two universities in Vietnam—Duy Tan University and University of Khanh Hoa—have made a major breakthrough by proposing, for the first time, a unified and consistent microscopic approach…
Syria Says Israel Attacked Military Airport, Warns Of ‘Repercussions’
The Syrian government says Israel also attacked the airport, west of Damascus, in December. The Israeli military has declined to comment. World News
China Overseas Investment Spree Set to Run Out of Steam
China’s direct investment overseas is likely to decline this year, according to a government think tank, reversing nearly a decade and a half of rapid increases that fueled global booms in infrastructure and real estate.
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Making the grade: Chinese school lets failing students borrow points from ‘mark bank’
Exams can be a major source of anxiety for students, especially if they receive a failing mark. But one school in China is now allowing its pupils to borrow necessary points from a ‘grade bank’ in order to pass any test. Read Full Article at
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Bank Of America Misses Revenues As FICC Disappoints, EPS Beats On Accelerated Expense Reductions
With much hope placed on bank results, even if yesterday’s Morgan Stanley announcement of a cut in IB bonuses hinted not all may be well, moments ago Bank of America said Q4 profit rose 43% as revenue rose less than expected, however offset by rising cost-cuts. Q4 EPS of $0.40, beat expectations of $0.38…
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Where’s The Outrage?
Submitted by Roger Barris via, Blind to Crony Socialism Whenever a failed CEO is fired with a cushy payoff, the outrage is swift and voluminous.  The liberal press usually misrepresents this as a hypocritical “jobs for the boys” program within the capitalist class.  In reality, the payoffs…
Right Click Enhancer Adds Tons of Useful Options to Your Context Menu
Windows: The right-click menu in Windows comes with tons of useful options. Right Click Enhancer makes it even better by letting you add custom commands to your context menu.This tiny app lets you add a bunch of pre-made options to your context menu like encrypting files, opening a command prompt, or…
BOE Consumer Puzzle Involves Debt Shifts, Brexit and Inflation
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Today’s News: Jan. 13, 2017
— House Speaker Paul Ryan, appearing at a CNN town hall on Thursday, rejected the idea of a deportation force, an idea that has been promoted by President-elect Donald Trump.—In case you missed it Thursday, the U.S. is ending its “wet foot, dry foot” policy, which granted residency to Cubans who enter…
Consumer Reports recommends the new MacBook Pro after battery fix
After Apple released a fix for the battery issue that caused Consumer Reports’ MacBook battery tests to go crazy, the organization now recommends Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pros — just like all MacBooks that came before them.  The issue originally caused CR not to recommend Apple’s new MacBook Pros after…
The Next Web
December in Africa: All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month
A predictively quiet month in the African tech scene, as most companies wound down for the holiday period. But there was still plenty of activity worth noting. Much of this occurred on the acquisitions front, where Liquid Telecom had a busy month. The firm was finally given regulatory approval for its…
Video Clip For New Song “Open Their Gates” Available From Deserted Fear
Two weeks until German death metal act Deserted Fear issue the new album “Dead Shores Rising” (January 27th via Century Media Records) and today the band has released a video clip for the new song “Open Their Gates.” Check it out in the player below. The track list for the release is: 1. Intro…
Mises Institute
Good Economics Is “Bizarre” for Minimum Wage Supporters
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssFree MarketsGood Economics Is “Bizarre” for Minimum Wage SupportersAustrian Economics Overview 0 Views The BBC is running a story titled “Bizarre excuses for failing to pay the minimum wage”. The article follows an investigation by HM Revenues and Customs…
Trump didn’t drain the swamp, he created these swamp monsters
When he was running for President, Donald Trump promised to drain the swamp. As his inauguration approaches, it appears that Trump’s plan was less about “draining the swamp” and more about clogging it with swamp monsters. The list is long and dark, and includes a Dancing with the Stars reject who is…
Find Out Why The Kuri Personal Robot Took CES 2017 By Storm
Between Siri, Cortana, and Alexa, most of us have gotten pretty good at talking to virtual assistants. Isn’t it about the time that we take the next … Read More
Google’s New Compression Tool Uses 75% Less Bandwidth Without Sacrificing Image Quality
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Next Web: Google just released an image compression technology called RAISR (Rapid and Accurate Super Image Resolution) designed to save your precious data without sacrificing photo quality. Claiming to use up to 75 percent less bandwidth, RAISR analyzes both…
How-To Geek
How to Use Snapchat’s Virtual Reality “Lenses”
Snapchat’s “Lenses” feature can make all kinds of silly alterations to your Snaps. If you’ve ever seen a photo of a friend with cute, cartoon-esque dog ears or “face-swapping” with someone else, it was a Snapchat Lens.Click Here to Continue Reading
The Results Are In: 2016 Is a Record-Breaking Year for Tall Buildings
Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre. Image Courtesy of K11 New World Development In its annual report, the 2016 Tall Building Year in Review, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has announced that 2016 saw the completion of a record 128 buildings 200 meters or higher. This number…
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A software update will solve those MacBook Pro battery issues
Apple’s latest MacBook Pros got plenty of mixed reviews, but the bugs with the laptop’s battery life estimates were a bad ending to a tough year for Cupertino. Although Apple figured the machines would get a respectable a 10 hour battery life, indepe…
Man of Many
Brains and Beauty – LG Signature OLED TV W
The verdict is in: the LG Signature OLED Smart TV W was an absolute champion at CES 2017. LG’s latest showstopper boasts all the specs you could possibly want from a Smart TV, but what really has everyone talking is a game-changing, mind-blowingly thin profile and “wallpaper” design that allows the TV…
China posted weak exports in 2016 and says it’s a “victim” of Trump’s anti-globalization rhetoric
China’s export figures in 2016 did not look good thanks to continuing weak global demand. But officials are likely to be even more worried about this year as they are closely watching potential threats against trade that incoming US president Donald Trump could impose on the country. Chinese customs…
Britain is the first country to recognize parkour as an official sport
Parkour, also known as freerunning, arrived in Britain less than a decade and a half ago. Now the UK has become the first country to recognize it as an official sport. Parkour was founded in France in the 1980s, according to Parkour UK, the national governing body for the sport. First named l’art du…
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Smartwatches know when you’re getting sick before you do
Have you been looking for a reason to wear your heart-rate tracking smartwatch or fitness band more often? How about that if you do, it has a better chance of pre-warning you that you’re about to get sick? Research carried out by scientists at Stanford University in California has shown the right wearable…
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Kids Can Get CTE, And Other Facts
Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: The struggles of a young man with CTE, the barbarism of Seal Team 6 and right way to raise a plant.
Use the Fibonacci Sequence to Quickly Convert Between Miles and Kilometers
Math has tons of fascinating quirks. For example, if you want to convert between miles and kilometers, you can use the Fibonacci sequence to make a conversion with a stunning degree of accuracy.The Fibonacci sequence, which is the basis for the golden ratio, goes like this:0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21,…
How to encrypt a bootable clone in macOS
Tony Padgett uses FileVault in macOS to encrypt his startup volume. However, it occurred to him that because he routinely updates a bootable clone of that drive, his clone remains unprotected at rest. After cloning my internal drive to an external, I can take that external clone, plug it into another…
Deutsche Bank Rejects Claim of Economic Terrorism Against Turkey
Barclays Africa Faces Apartheid-Era Investigation on Bankorp
Data show the “American Dream” is a fallacy and Americans still don’t realize it
Americans continue to kid themselves that if you work hard you can climb the ladder. But the perception and reality are moving farther apart. Economists at Harvard University recently published research on actual and perceived economic mobility in the United States and four European countries. They… – latest science and technology news stories
Project focuses on reducing pathogen threat in low-flow water systems
Low-flow building water systems designed to conserve water pose potential health hazards because they may cause an increase in disease-causing organisms and harmful chemicals. – latest science and technology news stories
Reef fish that conquer fear of sharks may help control excess algae
If there was a top-rated restaurant in a dangerous part of the city, chances are some brave souls would be willing to risk it all for a delicious meal. – latest science and technology news stories
Removal of multiple contaminants from water by supported ionic liquid phases
Fresh, clean water coming directly from the tap is a true luxury. In developing countries, people often have no choice but to use a contaminated river for drinking water. Water filters can help by quickly converting polluted surface or ground water into safe drinking water. In the journal Angewandte… – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers discover how plants assemble tannins
Tannins in plants have health benefits and impact the taste of fruits and drinks like tea and wine. While tannins themselves are well known, no one has ever known how plants actually put them together—until now. A team of researchers from the University of North Texas Department of Biological Sciences… – latest science and technology news stories
Power-sharing rules keep peace between faiths, study shows
A new UT Dallas study examines why Christians and Muslims regularly clash in some parts of Nigeria, but live together peacefully in others.
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Why Mars Is the Best Planet
Our tale of two planets begins four billion years ago. One planet was Earth, and the other planet was Mars, and the two had much in common in their infancy. Rivers and lakes etched their surfaces, craters pockmarked their faces, and volcanoes rose from their plains. But something seems to have changed…
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Why Is Obama Expanding Surveillance Powers Right Before He Leaves Office?
On Thursday, the Obama administration finalized new rules that allow the National Security Agency to share information it gleans from its vast international surveillance apparatus with the 16 other agencies that make up the U.S. intelligence community.With the new changes, which were long in the works,…
This Macintosh-inspired $15 Apple Watch stand could be the cutest one yet
9to5Toys spotted what could win the award for the cutest Apple Watch stand yet, the Elago W3. Just insert your own charging puck and slip your Watch into the slot to turn it into a miniature replica of the original Macintosh. more…Filed under: Apple
How to add 360-degree images to Chrome’s New Tab page
I’m always on the lookout for interesting ways to spice up the New Tab page in the browser. The standard new-tab pages in Chrome and Firefox are useful enough, but they’re hardly beautiful things to look at.A great solution for anyone looking to add a little flair—especially if you’re a virtual-reality…
New Album “Monumentum” Announced By Eclipse, New Track Available For Streaming
Two years after the successful release of the “Armageddonize” album around the globe, Swedish hard rock act Eclipse has established itself as a rising star with audiences in Australia, Japan, America, and Europe (including the 3.5 million viewers who saw Eclipse’s debut on Swedish national television…
New Video Clip “Apprentice Of Death” Issued By Mors Principium Est
Finnish based melodic death metal act Mors Principium Est issued a video clip for the new song “Apprentice of Death.” The song is the second track released from the band’s upcoming new album “Embers of a Dying World.” “Embers of a Dying World” drops in Europe and the U.S. on February 10th via AFM…
New Single “Let Me Out” Posted By Liv Sin
The singer and major force from the former band Sister Sin rises from the ashes with a new band and a whole new album that will be released in early 2017. The first single with Liv Sin is called “Let Me Out,” purposely issued on Friday the 13th of all days. Friday 13th with it’s sinister force calls…
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U of A Chemist Develops New Theory for Explaining the Function of Proteins
A University of Arkansas chemist and his collaborator at North Carolina State University have developed a new theory for explaining how proteins and other biomolecules function based on movement and change of shape and structure rather than content.
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Oil Erases Saudi Jawbone Gains Amid China Glut Concerns
Oil prices rallied the last couple of days on the heels of Saudi jawboning about just how much they cut production, after concerns on US shale production surging. However, prices are falling back as despite near-record imports of crude reported overnight in China, it appears that historical demand has…
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Snowden Slams Obama After Expanding “Unchained NSA” Surveillance Powers For Donald Trump
Submitted by Josie Wales via, The Obama administration just handed even more power to the incoming Trump administration to invade the privacy of American citizens. The recent approval of new procedures for an existing executive order will allow the NSA to share the private data it collects…
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Trump Vaccine Experts, Wakefield and Kennedy, Might Recommend Real Change
Via The Daily Bell Trump Needs Vaccine Experts, Not Conspiracy Theorists … Trump could have turned to any number of reputable experts to learn about vaccine safety. Instead, he went straight for the fringe. -Daily Beast Donald Trump supposedly picked Robert Kennedy Jr. to head a commission on vaccines…
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With Finie, Apple’s Siri could transform banking
Imagine if you could use Siri to request a detailed breakdown of your bank accounts, or find and pay for financial products using Apple Pay.It’s possible A solution that does this was demonstrated at the Digital Money Forum at CES this year, when University of Michigan professor and Clinc CEO, Jason…
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Australia’s Treasury Wine in China trademark victory
Court revokes mark registered to individual using Chinese name of its premium Penfolds brand
How to Tell Your Boss You Have Too Much Work
These days it seems like most people have too much on their plate. Everyone complains about feeling overworked. So how do you tell your boss you simply have too much to do? No one wants to come across as lazy, uncommitted, or not a team player. How can you protect your image as a hard worker while… – Top Stories
Market Extra: Bernie Madoff is cornering the prison market on Swiss Miss hot chocolate
A new Audible audio series about Bernie Madoff argues that in addition to being a criminal, he was the product of a corrupt financial system where both clients and regulators looked the other way to continue reaping the gains he delivered.
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US judge denies bail for detained Volkswagen executive
Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt, a defendant in the emissions criminal case involving the carmaker, will remain in jail after bail was denied. US Judge William Turnoff rejected his bail application as Schmidt could flee home to Germany. Read Full Article at
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“Weird Al” Yankovic Releases An Accordion-Shaped Box Set
“Weird Al” Yankovic released his first album in 1983 and he’s released 14 studio albums in total. Now his entire body of work will be available with tons of bonus material in the Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of “Weird Al” Yankovic box set. You bet it’s shaped like an accordion. Legacy Recordings…
American Hospitals Are Disappearing — and Repealing Obamacare Will Make It Worse
Chinese, Germans Seek to Turn Chernobyl Wasteland to Solar Park
Schaeuble Sees New Greek Bailout Risk as German Polls Loom
Does The United States Really Need To Improve Its Image Abroad?
Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump’s pick to be secretary of state, promised Wednesday during his confirmation hearing to restore the United States’ lost leadership role and fix the country’s damaged reputation on the world stage. At a press conference on the same day, Trump made similar comments about America’s…
Significant Digits For Friday, Jan. 13, 2017
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news.8 percentShare of the time in the 2016 fiscal year that the New York Police Department made an arrest in a hit-and-run crash where someone was injured. In fatal hit-and-runs, the police made an arrest just one-third… Full Feed
Teachers Unions and Title IX Zealots Want to Destroy Betsy DeVos
Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education, doesn’t want to destroy public education. Public educators—and Title IX zealots—want to destroy Betsy DeVos. Passed in 1972, Title IX is the federal statute banning gender-based discrimination in any educational institution that receives…
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Using a Gear S3 with an iPhone: Too many concessions
A year after it was first announced, Samsung has released its Gear S app for iPhone users.
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With the rise of global instability, can ceramic storage save our digital culture?
That’s one man’s plan. Put all the web’s data on thin, optically-readable ceramic plates, and store them in the world’s oldest salt mine. It’s not a bad idea. Could it work?
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What Weird Obama Dreams Say About the President’s Legacy
For the past eight years, Americans have been dreaming of Barack Obama, and not just in an aspirational sense. At every step in his presidential journey, people across the United States have been seeing him in their sleep—in rapturous fantasies, skin-scrawling nightmares, and all sorts of weird situations…
What’s the best business structure for a first-time founder?
For first-time founders, there’s a lot of new territory to navigate. Pretty quickly, you need to figure out product-market fit, customer acquisition costs, and a realistic business model. You need to add to your team and make your first big hires. And you need to understand important legal matters like…
New Song “Degeneration” Streaming From Glare Of The Sun
Glare Of The Sun is streaming another new song from the new album “Soil,” which is expected to be released via Lifeforce Records on January 27th. Check out “Degeneration” in the player below. The track listing for “Soil” is as follows: 1 Awoken 2 One Step Nothing (song streaming here) 3 Extinction…
Video Clip For New Song “Familiar Hell” Issued By Battle Beast
Finland’s Battle Beast released a video clip for the new song “Familiar Hell.” The song appears on the new album “Bringer Of Pain.” The album is set to drop on February 17th via Nuclear Blast Records. The track listing for “Bringer of Pain” is as follows: 1. Straight To The Heart 2. Bringer Of…
New Live Clip “Pandemic” Issued By Accept
Today German metal pioneers Accept drop the new live release “Restless & Live – Blind Rage Live In Europe” via Nuclear Blast Records. To celebrate its coming, the band issued another DVD clip for the song “Pandemic.” The performance was captured at the Bang Your Head Festival in 2015. “Restless…
Video Clip For New Song “Damascus Gate” Issued By Aeternam
Canadian death/folk metal act Aeternam issued a video clip for the new song “Damascus Gate.” The song will appear on the upcoming new album “Ruins Of Empires,” which is expected to be issued independently on February 10th. The album is the band’s first in five years (2012’s “Moongod”). The track list…
Blackberry Plunges Into the Self-Driving Car Biz (Yes, That Blackberry)
In an age where software defines cars, Blackberry’s eyeing a new opportunity. The post Blackberry Plunges Into the Self-Driving Car Biz (Yes, That Blackberry) appeared first on WIRED.
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Cyprus president foresees ‘radical’ reform of island’s security
Talks on reunifying Cyprus should produce a “radical” change in the island’s security situation, which is currently guaranteed by Greece, Turkey and Britain, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades told a news conference in Geneva on Friday. – latest science and technology news stories
Fossils from ancient extinct giant flightless goose suggests it was a fighter
(—A small team of researchers from Italy, Norway and Austria has found evidence of an ancient extinct goose relative that once lived in what is now central Italy. In their paper published in Royal Society Open Science, the team describes the fossils they found, what they suggest the bird once… – latest science and technology news stories
When aquaculture grows, so does its economic impact
Farming of finfish, shellfish and plants in fresh and saltwater is the fastest-growing food production sector in the world and it’s growing in Maine, too. – latest science and technology news stories
A prion-like protein discovered in bacteria
(—A pair of researchers at Harvard Medical School has found an instance of a bacterial protein that behaves like a prion when inserted into another type of bacteria. In their paper published in the journal Science, Andy Yuan and Ann Hochschild describe how they found the protein and the impact… – latest science and technology news stories
Wastewater solutions eyed for Ghana agriculture
Ghana’s water supply is devastatingly vulnerable to the point where, one Western researcher believes, the country’s 25 million people could soon be at risk – “an alarming thing we should all be concerned about.”
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How Chipotle Mexican Grill Plans To Drive Revenues In 2017
The year 2017 has started on a positive note for Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG). The company reported a nearly 15% increase in same store sales for December 2016, indicating that it is finally seeing some positive traction after reeling under the e coli food scandal for more than a […]
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Retailing Conundrum: Is There A Way Out Of The Rut For Brick And Mortar Stores?
Declining mall traffic and low prices offered by fast fashion retailers have been crushing apparel retailers. Earlier in the month, news surfaced regarding the shuttering of retailer The Limited. This news comes on the back of a difficult holiday periodfor department store operators and some apparel…
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WWE Mutants Action Figures
Price: $13-$20  | BuyThe WWE Mutants line consists of six pro wrestlers with mutated forms, including a four-armed Brock Lesnar, a steel-skinned John Cena and of course a half-man, half-scorpion Sting. You win Mattel. Take our money. Also available as a set. … – Top Stories
Economic Report: Producer prices jump along with energy costs
Wholesale costs surged as energy prices recovered, the Labor Department says.
Nissan’s first European self-driving car trials begin on London roads next month
 Nissan will start testing a version of its electric Leaf car with autonomous driving capabilities in London next month, kicking off its first European trials on public roads, Reuters reports. The Japanese carmaker also recently announced that it would be building two new vehicles in the UK, where it… Music
How David Bowie, Brian Eno Revolutionized Rock on ‘Low’
In a career marked by sharp turns, Low might be David Bowie’s sharpest – and most impressive. The first of Bowie’s Berlin trilogy represents both a personal and aesthetic overhaul. With his coke-crazed L.A. days behind him, the artist found new life in Europe, which offered an escape from his megacelebrity…
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Congress will consider proposal to raise H-1B minimum wage to $100,000
Enlarge / Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., is one of two sponsors on an H-1B reform bill. He’s pictured here at a House Republican Conference meeting in 2015. (credit: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via Getty) President-elect Donald Trump is just a week away from taking office. From the start of his campaign,…
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Paul Ryan Says GOP Will Replace Obamacare At The Same Time They Repeal It
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday Republicans plan to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law at the same time they approve a GOP replacement plan.
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I’m A LinkedIn Expert — Whatever That Is
For the last decade, Viveka von Rosen has spread the gospel of LinkedIn — via books, lectures and endless how-tos that she promises will lead to greener professional pastures.
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An under-the-counter meat smoker, a brand new outerwear company, a new Dodge Challenger and much more. …Read More »
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How to save on a Saturdays NYC sweatshirt, an LG smart TV and a Pizzacraft pizza stone. …Read More »
Don’t Be Afraid to Be Average If You Want to Be Memorable
When you’re meeting someone for the first time, you want to impress them. You might be tempted to focus on the areas where you’re the best, but it’s important to be comfortable being average, too.It might sound contradictory, but when you’re comfortable being average, you can increase your chances of…
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Trump blasts ‘sleazebag operatives’ for ‘Russian dossier’ release, pledges hacking report in 90 days
The US president-elect has accused unnamed ‘sleazebag political operatives’ in both parties for publishing a dubious dossier alleging that he has ties to Russia, while pledging a full report on the alleged ‘Russian hacking’ of the US election in 90 days. Read Full Article at
Convert Your Old Charging Cables to USB-C With These Inexpensive Adapters
Just because your new phone charges over USB-C doesn’t mean you have to throw away all of your old microUSB cables. With a 2-pack of USB-C to microUSB adapters, it’s cheap and easy to convert them on demand. You’ll also get a bonus USB-C to USB-A female adapter, just for kicks.Read more…
Wholesale Prices in U.S. Rise for Third Time in Four Months
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Core Retail Sales Growth Weakest In Almost 3 Years As Trump Animal Spirits Fade
Yesterday’s confidence data showed a retracement in the ‘Trump Bump’ and now, just as BofA had predicted, US Retail Sales disappointed across the board in December. The Control Group rose just 0.2% MoM (missing expectations of a 0.4% rise) but it was Ex-Auto-and-Gas that missed the most (unchanged in…
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Skylights stream light into tiny cantilevering home in German forest
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Oral Arguments Heard in Libertarian Party Lawsuit Regarding Commission on Presidential Debates
One of the Libertarian Party’s attempts to overturn the Commission on Presidential Debates’ third-party damaging practices via lawsuit had its first hearings last week in U.S. District Court in D.C. on motions from both sides for summary judgment. (For a summation of what’s at issue in the case, officially… RSS
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McNICHOLS carries one of the largest inventories of Perforated Metal in North America, with a vast selection of sizes, gauges, materials and hole shapes. In both high-end and industrial settings, Perforated Metal forms enclosures, partitions, sign panels, guards, screens and other structures…
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Black-ish’s ‘Lemons’ Is Art for the Age of Trump
What will the Trump presidency mean for the nation’s artistic output? Will the United States’s new Commander in Chief, who has been by turns part of the entertainment industry and a mocker of it, inspire creators in their endeavors? Will he deter them? “In dark times,” David Foster Wallace mused, “the…
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Democrats and Allies Wage Fight to Derail Labor Secretary Pick
Andrew Puzder has been a lightning rod as an outspoken foe of the Obama administration’s overtime regulation and the Affordable Care Act.
New Album “The Hunt” Announced By Wretch
Cleveland power thrashers Wretch will return with the new album “The Hunt.” The album will be issued on February 24th via Pure Steel Records. The album is the follow up to the 2014 comeback release “Warriors.” The track list and artwork can be found below: 1. Sturmbringer 2. The Hunt 3. Throne…
Scarlet Records Inks Deal With Arthemis, New Album Announced
Acclaimed Italian metal band Arthemis has signed a deal with Scarlet Records for the release of the new album “Blood-Fury-Domination.” This will be the first new material in five years (2012’s “We Fight”). Widely recognized as a ground-breaking live band, Arthemis’ career is marked by several amazing…
College esports are trying to go co-ed, but trolls might ruin everything
With 90 players, Robert Morris University Illinois, in Chicago, has one of the largest collegiate esports teams in the United States. The small, private school, otherwise known for its experiential learning programs, was the first in the country to award scholarships to esports players, in 2014, and…
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Giving citizens a voice in the era of nanotechnology
From user communities to school competitions, an EU project has given civil society a stronger voice in the ongoing debate over nanotechnology. The goal is to help ensure societal concerns are incorporated at all levels of decision-making, and that research with the potential to directly benefit citizens…
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Amazon Will Launch An Anime Channel This Year
Amazon will launch it’s first curated subscription channel, Anime Strike, later this year. Anime Strike will feature over 1,000 popular anime titles at launch with a weekly library refresh. The target audience will be adults, and the channel will allow for certain shows to be streamed on the same…
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Death Trooper Mini Dome Vegan Leather Bag
Channel the dark side with the Death Trooper Mini Dome Vegan Leather Bag. Officially licensed Rogue One merchandise, this bag has all the features you need. The Death Trooper Bag has conveniences you don’t normally find on bags. On the bottom are metal feet so can set it down with confidence. It also…
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AirPod Skins Wireless Headphone Protectors
Keep your latest accessories safe and sound with the AirPod Skins Wireless Headphone Protectors. This clever system attaches directly to the Apple AirPods. Available in a variety of fun and vibrant colors, it keeps your wireless headphones from damage. Despite the protection, the AirPod Skins are extremely…
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Friday Five with Mischa Couvrette
We first noticed the work of hollis+morris in 2015 at ICFF and then featured new work they launched last year. The Toronto-based brand may only be a few years old but they quickly found their ground thanks to their founder and designer, Mischa Couvrette. While studying for his bachelor’s degree…
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Many Americans don’t know what the ACA does, but they still support it
Enlarge (credit: Getty | Aaron P. Bernstein ) As Republican lawmakers set the legal groundwork for a swift dismantling of the Affordable Care Act, a new NPR/Ipsos poll (PDF) found that most Americans still don’t have a firm grasp of the law—and what’s at stake. The law’s biggest success was that…
A warning to the American media from a Russian journalist who covers Putin
Congratulations, US media! You’ve just covered your first press conference of an authoritarian leader with a massive ego and a deep disdain for your trade and everything you hold dear. We in Russia have been doing it for 12 years now — with a short hiatus when our leader wasn’t technically our leader — so…
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Here’s What Makes Komodo Dragons So Powerful
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Obama Ends ‘Wet Foot, Dry Foot’ Policy for Cubans, Protesters Plan for Trump Inauguration, Consider the Potato Skin: A.M. Links
While Obama talks of pardoning Chelsea Manning, he’s also been busy expanding NSA power, again. Trump has spent the morning, per usual, tweeting inflammatory condemnations of various political groups and intelligence agencies. What’s taking Facebook so long to take down a Live video of a 12-year-old…
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Windows 10 Creators update tracks your work on multiple PCs
Microsoft has showed off more of what’s coming in the Creators update in April. The latest “Fast Ring” Insider Preview, released just days after the last one, notably makes it easier to work across multiple computers. Cortana now shows quick links fo…
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Bird Feeders Attract Bird Eaters, Too
Some predators are attracted to the food in bird feeders, and end up targeting nestlings, too. Jason G. Goldman reports.  — Read more on
Lady Liberty to be portrayed as a woman of color on U.S. currency
The U.S. Mint and Treasury is making history with its 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin. In honor of the Treasury’s 225th anniversary, it unveiled a new gold coin that portrays Lady Liberty as a woman of color for the first time ever. SEE ALSO: Now you can wear India’s new currency notes…
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FES Sony e-Ink Watch
Accessorize yourself for the future with the FES Sony e-Ink Watch. Extremely thin and super versatile, this watch can transform to suit your fashion needs. Attaching to your wrist with ease, this wearable is reminiscent of those slap bands we all used to wear in the 90s. But, instead of aggressively…
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The Three Wireless Tabletop Stereo
Combine form and function with the Three Wireless Tabletop Stereo. As part of the Klipsch Heritage range, this stunning sound system uses proven acoustics and classic design of Paul W. Klipsch. The mid-century modern design is delightfully juxtaposed with the latest technology for a sublime sound. Likewise,…
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NVIDIA SHIELD TV Pro Home Media Server
Get in on all the action with the NVIDIA SHIELD TV Pro Home Media Server. This system puts you in the driver’s seat when it comes to at home streaming. In addition to producing a stunningly smooth 4K HDR video, you also have access to apps and entertainment. These include Netflix, HBO, Showtime, Kodi,…
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LG Signature OLED TV W
Introducing the all new LG Signature OLED TV W. Combining incredible technology and stunning form, this is the TV of your dreams. This TV features an OLED display with a resolution of 3840×2160. The OLED pixels actually create light on their own. Likewise, they can turn off when needed. Therefore, it…
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Joseph Fiennes’ Michael Jackson Episode Pulled After Outcry
The upcoming episode of Urban Myths that featured British actor Joseph Fiennes portraying Michael Jackson has been pulled from the broadcast schedule following outcry from both the King of Pop’s family and fans.”We have taken the decision not to broadcast Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon, a half-hour episode…
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Two Members of Tower of Power Hit by Train
Original Tower of Power drummer David Garibaldi and stand-in bassist Marc Van Wageningen were struck by a train in California yesterday. Continue reading…
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Lawyer sues Chicago police, claims they used stingray on him
Enlarge / A Chicago Police car, as seen in 2003. (credit: Tim Boyle / Getty Images) A local attorney has sued the City of Chicago and numerous police officials in a proposed federal class-action lawsuit, claiming that he and countless others were unconstitutionally searched when the police used…
Carry an Extra Phone Charge Anywhere With This Super Thin Battery
Jackery Pop Slim, $15 with code JQPTX8IOThis pocket-sized USB battery pack from Jackery won’t win any price-per-mAh awards, but it basically the thinnest battery pack we’ve ever seen.The $15 Jackery Pop Slim is barely thicker than your smartphone, despite packing in enough juice to give any phone a full…
Wells Fargo Profit Falls 5.4% as Mortgage Revenue Declines
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‘Flying water taxis’ to cut London congestion
Taxis that hover over water could be the future of transport in congested cities with waterways such as London. Read Full Article at – latest science and technology news stories
Researcher hunts DNA on Mars
Astrobiologist alumna Alexandra Pontefract, PhD’13 (Geology), knows finding DNA on the Red Planet will be no easy feat. But it is possible. What’s more, if DNA is found, it’s not far-fetched to think it would be proof of shared ancestry between Earth and Mars. – latest science and technology news stories
Probing the function of key proteins
“Kinase inhibitor” drugs, which target a class of enzymes that are crucial to keep cells running, make up one of the great success stories of modern medicine. – latest science and technology news stories
Electron diffraction locates hydrogen atoms
Diffraction-based analytical methods are widely used in laboratories, but they struggle to study samples that are smaller than a micrometer in size. Researchers from the Laboratoire de cristallographie et sciences des matériaux (CNRS/Ensicaen/Unicaen), the Laboratoire catalyse et spectrochimie (CNRS/Ensicaen/Unicaen),… – latest science and technology news stories
How the insights of the Large Hadron Collider are being made open to everyone
If you visit the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) exhibition, now at the Queensland Museum, you’ll see the recreation of a moment when the scientist who saw the first results indicating discovery of the Higgs boson laments she can’t yet tell anyone. – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers author paper analyzing how the US evaluates student learning
Thomas Guskey is among a group of eight researchers who set out to tackle the question “what do grades mean?” Their work is the first of its kind to synthesize 100 years of research from five types of studies. – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers discover self-assembling 2-D and 3-D materials
Self-assembly of matter is one of the fundamental principles of nature, directing the growth of larger ordered and functional systems from smaller building blocks. Self-assembly can be observed in all length scales from molecules to galaxies. Now, researchers at the Nanoscience Centre of the University… – latest science and technology news stories
Tremors in newborn piglets attributed to previously unidentified virus
Symptoms of tremors and shaking in newborn piglets are not a sign that the animals are cold, but rather that they are suffering from a specific viral infection. Researchers at Vetmeduni Vienna have now been able to prove this correlation for the first time using a newly developed test. The scientists… – latest science and technology news stories
Pioneering SESAME light source circulates first beam
Allan, Jordan, 12 January 2017. A beam circulated for the first time in the pioneering SESAME synchrotron at 18:12 (UTC+3) yesterday. The next step will be to store the beam. – latest science and technology news stories
Giant ancient shark may have gone extinct due to extinction of its small prey
(—A team of researchers with members from Italy, Belgium and Peru has found evidence that suggests the reason the giant shark megalodon went extinct millions of years ago, was because its small prey went extinct due to climate change. In their paper published in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology,…
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An Earth-Sized Telescope Is About to ‘See’ a Black Hole For the First Time
We were perched dizzyingly high in the Chilean Andes, ringed by a herd of sixty-six white giants. Through the broad windows of the low, nondescript building in which we stood, we could see massive white radio antennas outside against the Martian-red soil of the desolate Chajnantor Plateau, their dishes…
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Win a limited edition Verge CES 2017 T-shirt!
In case you haven’t heard, The Verge took CES 2017 by storm last week. Now we’re back, it turns out we’ve got a few extra limited edition Verge CES 2017 T-shirts. No, not those limited edition shirts that everyone else can buy from the store. These are special shirts that were made specifically for Verge…
Commit to Fifteen Minutes of Financial Literacy a Day to Get Your Finances in Order
If you’re trying to get your finances straight and you’re completely intimidated with the work ahead, take it one step at a time. Commit to just fifteen minutes of financial literacy a day.Read more…
Scientists Made Something Colder Than Ever Thought Possible
When it comes to cooling things in the lab, scientists have long found an experimental lower limit just above the theoretical coldest temperature. Well, a group of American scientists have now made things (lowers shades) …even cooler. Read more… Full Feed
Court Sentences Dad to Hard Labor for Making His 8-Year-Old Son Walk a Mile as a Punishment
A year ago today, Mike Tang, a research chemist in Riverside, California, was frustrated and worried. He’d told his son to do his homework—read a grade-level book, like the teacher asked—but the boy, age 8, chose a baby book instead. This was not the first time his son had done this, and previous…
New Single “Reduced To Zero” Streaming From Memoriam
U.K. death metal act Memoriam – featuring members of Benediction and Bolt Thrower – is streaming the new single “Reduced to Zero.” The song will appear on the upcoming debut full length album “For the Fallen,” which is due to drop on March 24th via Nuclear Blast Records. Pre-orders are available at this…
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Green-roofed music center built of natural materials harmonizes with the landscape
Tranquility is at the heart of the handsome Sunbeams Music Center, where music is used as therapy to soothe the souls of the disadvantaged. Designed by Newcastle-based studio Mawson Kerr for the Sunbeams Music Trust charity, the music therapy center visually harmonizes with its bucolic lake landscape…
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US woman killed by superbug resistant to every available antibiotic
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New Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild trailer – Releasing March 3, 2017
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TIL: Instead of autographs, Jonah Hill gives out business cards to his fan that say: I just met Jonah Hill. It was a total letdown.
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I find censorship more offensive than obscenity.
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There are two types of English people.
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ELI5: Why does the brain tend to constantly play music on its own ?
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Science AMA Series: I’m Joanna Bryson, a Professor in Artificial (and Natural) Intelligence. I am being consulted by several governments on AI ethics, particularly on the obligations of AI developers towards AI and society. I’d love to talk – AMA!
Hi Reddit! I really do build intelligent systems. I worked as a programmer in the 1980s but got three graduate degrees (in AI & Psychology from Edinburgh and MIT) in the 1990s. I myself mostly use AI to build models for understanding human behavior, but my students use it for building robots and…
Goodbye, Nintendo’s Dual Screens
Nintendo lets go of the idea that two screens are better than one. The post Goodbye, Nintendo’s Dual Screens appeared first on
An unfortunate German fox has become a naturally occurring Damien Hirst sculpture
It sounds like a parable: A fox that crosses a river in the depths of winter, but never makes it to the other side. In Germany, one fox fell into freezing water and became perfectly preserved in a block of ice—creating a beautiful and terrible accidental sculpture. Many of us know little about what…
Apple must face claims of monopoly in iPhone app market
An appeals court has ruled that Apple must face antitrust charges in a lawsuit that alleges that the company monopolized the market for iPhone apps. The U.S. Court for Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed Thursday a decision by a lower court and ruled that the app buyers filing the lawsuit are direct…
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UF/IFAS Experts to Stress Environment, Immigration, Production at AG Policy Conference
“Our goal is to bring industry experts, researchers, policy and business leaders together to discuss the current and emerging challenges related to Florida as an engine of innovation, policy related to food, nutrition and consumer decision making, water quality and management, agricultural labor and…
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Guccifer 2.0 Emerges To Slam Intelligence Community’s “Fake Evidence”
After laying silent since a November tweet in which he promised to “be an independent observer at the U.S. 2016 election,” Guccifer 2.0 has returned with a new blog post slamming the “fake evidence” presented by the “FBI/DHS/NSA reports.” Here I am again, my friends! Check my new post about FBI/DHS/NSA…
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Only ‘large-scale war’ would allow US to block Beijing from S. China Sea islands, state media warns
Chinese state media has warned that the US would have to launch a “large-scale war” to prevent Beijing from accessing islands it has built in the South China Sea. It comes after secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson said such access should be restricted. Read Full Article at
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Russia boosts anti-missile shield over Crimea with S-400 system
A new battery of S-400 long-range surface-to-air missiles has been fully deployed in Russia’s Crimea after five months of training, the Russian military announced on Friday. Read Full Article at
Evidence That Minorities Perform Worse Under Biased Managers
There is a growing body of research showing that minorities face bias in the job application process. When identical resumes — one with the name Emily and one with the name Lakisha, for example — are sent to job openings, Emily’s resume gets substantially more callbacks. And even with the same credentials…
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Watch trailers for 11 Nintendo Switch games, including Mario and Zelda
At last night’s Nintendo Switch press conference, the game publishers showed a mixture of sequels, new games, and third-party staples. The roster provides the first real look at Nintendo’s software strategy for the first year of the Switch. The sequels appear to bolster the catalog. The long-delayed… RSS
Person with a gun demands chicken nugget from girl. Fark: Suspect is 12 [Facepalm]
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That ’50s TV Show Where a Con Man Named Trump Promised to Build a Wall
Remember that TV western from the ’50s where a con man named Trump promised to build a wall that would protect a Texas town from obliteration? No? Well, someone posted some scenes from it on YouTube, and Snopes says it’s legit. The actor who plays this Trump—Walter Trump—doesn’t bear much physical…
Keep Drinks Cold For Hours With This $8 Thermos Koozie
Thermos Stainless Steel Beverage Can Insulator, $8Let’s be honest here, thin fabric koozies are mostly useful for decoration; they don’t really keep a can cold for very long. This imposing metal Thermos contraption though? It’s the real deal.Thermos’s stainless steel can insulator uses vacuum insulation…
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Somebody I Used to Know in the ’80s
LinkBring out the hairspray and leather jackets. We’re hitting the club with the latest mix from aural time traveler Tronicbox. It’s Gotye’s Somebody That I Used to Know, a ’90s song that came out in 2011, remixed to sound like it’s from 1984. More Awesome Stuff: Video Killed the Piano StarFür Elise:…
Uber Russian Drivers Quit After Putins Tax on U.S. Tech Giants
Merkel to Convene Brexit Cabinet Next Week to Prepare for Talks
Hungarian Camerawoman Caught Kicking Migrants Is Sentenced To Probation
A judge said Petra Laszlo’s actions “ran counter to social norms.” Laszlo was convicted of disorderly conduct and sentenced to three years of probation; she plans to appeal.(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)
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Sun & Daily Mail accused of Islamophobia after misreporting Spanish gunman story
Britain’s Daily Mail and Sun newspapers were busted latching on to unconfirmed reports of a terrorist attack in Spain, which turned out to be an attempted robbery by a mentally unstable man known to local police. Read Full Article at
5 Reasons to Give Microsoft’s New Browser Another Chance
You may be so well used to Chrome or Firefox that Microsoft’s new browser Edge may not be on your radar. It probably should be though, because it was built for Windows 10 and includes a bunch of great new tricks that other browsers don’t have. No matter what your experiences with the old Internet Explorer…
A New Fertility Technique Could Make ‘Designer Babies’ a Reality
Designer babies are the kind of hypothetical conundrum that drive scientists crazy. What if, you ask, it becomes so easy to pick and choose which traits we desire in our children that we wind up creating a class of genetically engineered super humans and basically begin living out a real-life performance…
Student turns her Oxford rejection letter into a magnificent work of art
Waiting to hear back from colleges can be a stressful time, especially if you end up not getting the news you want to hear.  And while we all come to terms with rejection in different ways, this student took a particularly unique approach. SEE ALSO: Kid has a brutally honest answer to a ridiculous…
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ICYMI: Spy drones can do more than you probably realized
Today on In Case You Missed It: The Department of Defense created a drone swarm for spying that can replenish a fallen UAVs position, much the way the alien swarms act in Independence Day. A video of the test was just posted by the DoD, although the test actually took place last fall. A video…
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Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time
Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for free for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up while you have the chance. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App Store. These apps normally cost money…
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Keeper unveils 2016’s most common passwords, and they look a lot like 2015’s
We may be turning a year older in 2017, and when it comes to security, let’s hope we’ll get a bit wiser, too. A new survey from password manager and digital vault company Keeper has revealed 2016’s most common passwords, and as ever, the report does not reflect well on our ability to choose safe strings…
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Your friends may have to (wood) chip in for Lynx’s expensive new smart smoker
Last year, we tested out the Lynx Smart Grill. It was beautiful. It was powerful. It was nearly $7,000. And while we were impressed with the cooking, the grill’s voice activation left something to be desired. Maybe Lynx listened, because its new Sonoma Smoker ditches the voice commands for a touchscreen….
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“Mittens? Haven’t seen him…”
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Top Ten: Weekend roundup: The man who really gets the economy | Earnings season and Trump | Don’t believe Jack Ma
Here are MarketWatch articles to read this weekend
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Russia could maintain its Reserve Fund with oil at $50
Current oil prices may help Russia avoid running out of reserves this year, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told reporters on the sidelines of the Gaidar international economic forum on Friday. Read Full Article at
Hail Satan, Flight 666 Lands Safely in HEL on Friday the 13th
Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. Welcome aboard the most metal flight of your lives. Let’s do some sky crimes.Read more…
Weather the Storm With This $38 UPS Power Backup, Perfect For Networking Gear
This 350VA/200W APC UPS battery backup won’t be able to keep your gaming PC running at full throttle during a power outage, but it can provide a little extra juice to a NAS, external hard drives, or even your home networking gear, at least until you can get everything powered down safely.Read more… – latest science and technology news stories
What can history tell us about today’s infrastructure crisis?
On Tuesday, the University of Virginia’s Miller Center released the eighth volume in its far-reaching First Year Project, an ongoing initiative to provide nonpartisan, history-based insight into major issues facing the next president during his first year in office. – latest science and technology news stories
Semiconducting nanonetwork could form the backbone of transparent, flexible electronics
(—Researchers may have found a “sweet spot” for organic electronics by fabricating a new 2D semiconducting polymer-blended nanonetwork material that simultaneously achieves excellent charge mobility, high flexibility, and nearly 100% optical transparency—a combination of properties that has… – latest science and technology news stories
Video: Tracking data and shark behaviour
Animals often share space as they move through their environment. Capturing these aggregations and co-occurrence events has proven extremely difficult in elusive, wide-ranging animals. – latest science and technology news stories
Creating the tiniest structures on surfaces
Nanotechnology is regarded as the key technology of the 21st century, delivering the fundamental methods, which allow objects just a few hundred nanometers in size to be produced in any required shape. These objects find applications practically everywhere – be it for microprocessors and electrical circuits… – latest science and technology news stories
International collaboration working to enhance protections for spinner dolphins
An international study involving researchers from Western Australia and the United States has unlocked a key behavioural schedule in spinner dolphins, which could provide crucial insight to conservation measures for the free-ranging animals. – latest science and technology news stories
Video: Huygens’ descent to Titan
On December 25, 2004, the piggybacking Huygens probe was released from the ‘mothership’ Cassini spacecraft and it arrived at Titan on January 14, 2005. The probe began transmitting data to Cassini four minutes into its descent through Titan’s murky atmosphere, snapping photos and taking data all the… – latest science and technology news stories
Ultra-fast, ultra-sensitive PtSe2 gas sensors
Researchers from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland have shown that PtSe2, a little-studied transition metal dichalcogenide has potential for a variety of uses. In particular, PtSe2 is an excellent high performance gas sensor, and fabrication is compatible with silicon chip foundrys. – latest science and technology news stories
Bhutan’s happiness stems from its hydropower, too
EPFL researchers are supporting this Himalayan country’s efforts to expand its hydropower capacity.
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Lego-style prefab buildings quickly add 4,000 square feet to these schools
The structures were erected in just two weeks It’s no secret that architecture nerds tend to love both Lego blocks and modular buildings. In Indre-et-Loire, France, a pair of private high schools have combined those obsessions to cleverly expand their education space. The schools teamed up with designers…
MLB’s Matt Garza Blasts Jessica Chastain Over Birth Control — ‘It’s Called Abstinence’
Jessica Chastain should quit her bitchin’ about birth control costs and start preachin’ about abstinence … so says Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Matt Garza.  Garza — who has 6 kids — went after the “Zero Dark Thirty” star after she tweeted…
Tower of Power Drummer, Bassist Hit by Train
Two members from Tower of Power suffered an “unfortunate accident” after they were hit by a passenger train in Oakland, CA … fortunately both survived. Drummer David Garibaldi — a band member since 1970 — and bass player Marc van…
Paul Ryan Says Daba Daba Here’s How You Do It!!! (PHOTO)
Paul Ryan was on point Thursday night when he showed the cable world he was more than talk and discipline when it comes to dabbin’. The Speaker was challenged by Jake Tapper to assume the position … this after Ryan thwarted the same move by the…
Security Experts Rebut The Guardian’s Report That Claimed WhatsApp Has a Backdoor
William Turton, writing for Gizmodo: This morning, the Guardian published a story with an alarming headline: “WhatsApp backdoor allows snooping on encrypted messages.” If true, this would have massive implications for the security and privacy of WhatsApp’s one-billion-plus users. Fortunately, there’s…
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28-Year-Old Guy Sells Company for $54 Million, Travels World, Gets Paid Traveling, Never Touches Any of His Money
That’s about the gist of this story. While others are selling off their small companies to bigger players and spending off their millions, this guy and his family has a story to tell, with a moral lesson at the end, especially for big spender millennials. Scan used to be a tech company in Utah co-owned…
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Bitcoin is Charging Higher and Just Broke the $800 Mark
The price of bitcoin enjoyed a break today from its recent volatility this week, spending most of the day trading within reasonably tight ranges. Overall, the digital currency’s price started by fluctuating mostly between $745 and $775 before tracking higher, this is according to CoinDesk Bitcoin Price…
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Instagram to Roll Out Full-Screen Video Ads Inside Instagram Stories
A little more than a year ago, Instagram opened its photo feed to advertisers large and small. Now, more ads are coming to the free app through its Instagram Stories, a successful feature it introduced in August of last year. The company, owned by Facebook, said 150 million accounts a day were now using…
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The Wells Fargo Fake Account Scandal: A Timeline
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JPMorgan Caps Record Year Of Profit With Q4 Boosted By Rate Spike
JPMorgan posted a 24% surge in fourth quarter earnings, capping off a record year of profits, as the firm’s focus on expenses paid off in a quarter where its trading business picked up steam and its top line was bolstered by rising interest rates.
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Judge orders Exxon-Mobil to disclose 40 years of climate change documents
Last fall, the public learned that Exxon-Mobil may have spent millions of dollars researching the effects of climate change in the 1970s, then upon learning the disastrous impact of their own business practices, hid the results and continued as if the risks did not exist. This revelation prompted the…
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World’s first material-sensing smartphone reveals what’s in your food
If you are as frustrated as we are with stories about people selling plastic rice, or lacing everyday products with harmful, carcinogenic chemicals, you might be excited to learn that a company in China has just unveiled the world’s first material-sensing smartphone. Offering consumers a powerful new…
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Bryan Cranston And Friends Perform A Soap Opera Composed Of Nothing But Kanye West Lyrics
Other than the odd rhyming, if we saw this bit on a soap opera show we would not question it at all.
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Trevor Noah Explains Why Nobody Can Ever Win An Argument Against Ben Carson
Ben Carson might not have the credentials to be the head of Housing and Urban Development but, boy, does he have the determination.
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The Curious Connection Between Autism And Cancer
A surprising number of genes associated with autism also have links to cancer. Does that mean cancer drugs can treat autism?
The European Union calls for robot rights but still wants a kill switch
We may be many years away from robots that have personalities indistinguishable from humans, but the European Parliament (EP) is already preparing for such a future, calling for advanced artificial intelligences to be granted “electronic personhood” to ensure their rights.
Nintendo Switch pre-orders open up at Best Buy, GameStop, and Target
Even though we finally have a release date for the Nintendo Switch, the pre-order situation has been left up in the air. Pre-orders opened in New York City today in limited quantities, but what about pre-orders for the rest of us? We’re still waiting on some retailers to open up pre-orders, but others…
When You Actually Should Use Skim Milk Instead of Whole
Skim milk doesn’t have the most delicious reputation, but there are times when a leaner milk actually works to your advantage. As Dessert Empress Stella Parks points out in the article below, there are times when richness can obscure and mute, rather than enhance flavors.Obviously, skim milk shouldn’t…
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EU Fiscal (In)Discipline Summed Up In 1 Shocking Table
Submitted by Constantin Gurdgiev via True Economics blog, EU’s Fiscal Discipline in one table: here is a summary of the EU member states’ performance when it comes to 3% deficit ceiling set out as a core fiscal criteria: Yes, even after a large scale fiscal ‘retrenching’ of 2016, on average, EU member…
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‘Are you all Washington lackeys?’ French screen legend Fanny Ardant slams Western media bias
Famous French actress Fanny Ardant has questioned the Western media’s bias, asking whether they are all “Washington lackeys” as they choose to treat Russia as a scapegoat. The comments were saluted on Twitter, with the French praising Ardant’s frankness. Read Full Article at
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Police need warrant to search cell phones, insist privacy campaigners
Police use of data extraction equipment to obtain information from suspects’ cell phones should require a search warrant, according to campaigners, who say the practice is not adequately regulated. Read Full Article at
European legislators debate robot rights for autonomous vehicles
Robots should one day have rights as “electronic persons,” members of the European Parliament recommended Thursday — but not until the machines are all fitted with “kill” switches to shut them down in an emergency. Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee wants the European Commission to propose legislation…
A Brief History of Horror in Architecture
Every designer desires to create something exceptional, something that will surprise the viewer and set the creation apart from the rest (who would go out of their way to design something banal or mundane?). Sometimes, though, in order to catch someone’s attention, you need a bit of a … shock… RSS
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Pandora cuts its workforce by 7 percent
Streaming is big business, although most of the companies in the space keep a nervous eye on their bank balances. Pandora, the internet radio service that seemed most at risk, has said that it’s now doing better, thank you very much. The company has posted its latest financial figures, boasting that…
Now Putin is causing drama for Uber drivers in Russia
Uber Technologies Inc. has asked its Russian drivers to temporarily bear the load of a new tax charge, causing some of them quit to avoid paperwork and tax filings. President Vladimir Putin signed a law in July to levy an 18 percent value-added tax on electronic goods and services provided by global… Full Feed
Scientists Rebuke California Coastal Commission Over Desalination: New at Reason
Bureaucrats in California are getting called out for misrepresenting the science while trying to thwart a desalinization plant. Steven Greenhut writes: The Coastal Commission’s stated concern that a proposed Huntington Beach desalination plant’s intake pipes pose a threat to small and microscopic…
Biggest Robo-Car Roadblock Is Human
Despite all the robo-car announcements, this year’s CES revealed that more companies – including Toyota and Mobileye – are scrambling to address the inconvenient truth that robo-cars pose a man-machine relationship more complicated than we care to admit.
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Gifted students benefit from ability grouping
Schools should use both ability grouping and acceleration to help academically talented students, reports a new study that examined a century of research looking at the controversial subject.
Got a New Year’s Resolution? Grab This Microsoft Office Mastery Training
Microsoft Office is old hat for anyone who’s ever worked an office job or completed a school project (i.e. basically everyone). But if you’re truly serious about making it more than just a throwaway line on your resume, grab the Microsoft Office Mastery Bundle. This seven-course training will teach you…
Best New Board Games of 2016 You Should Play Now
The modern board game scene has absolutely exploded over the past decade, and there are more great board games available than ever. So many, in fact, that it can be difficult to decide what to play next. These seven board games from the latter half of 2016 should be high on your list of titles to play!…
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Fox frozen in block of ice bids for #BestCarcass title (PHOTOS)
A fox was rescued from a river a bit too late after a hunter found the drowned animal completely frozen in a block of ice. Franz Stehle cut the fox out and brought him to his family’s hotel where he now welcomes guests. Read Full Article at
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US to ease sanctions against Sudan
The US is expected to recognise apparent progress on terrorism and the humanitarian situation.
Today’s Best Deals: Thermos Koozie, Watch Dogs 2, 100 Gaming Dice, and More
Watch Dogs 2 for XBox One and PS4, a Thermos Koozie, a big bag of 100 gaming dice, and more lead Friday’s best dealsRead more…
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SIV Katana Sword Motorcycle
With a focus on all the things that make Japanese design great (simplicity, sense of space and purpose), the SIV Katana Sword Concept Motorcyle is one gorgeous machine. This Motorbike from Great Japan was designed by Artem Smirnov of Belarus and Vladimir Panchenko of Ukraine and is a testament to their…
Adele Goes Rolling in the Deep Discounts (PHOTO)
Adele’s bank account screams caviar and champagne, but she keeps proving she’s strictly a peanut butter and jelly kinda chick. Despite selling more than a 100 million records, at only 28, she loaded up on groceries Thursday at a Ralphs. She could…
EFF warily applauds the Windows 10 Creators Update’s privacy concessions
Recent concessions by Microsoft in the data its Windows 10 “phones home” to company servers won cautious praise from one critic this week. “The changes were very welcome from our perspective,” said Maul Kalia, legal intake coordinator at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) in an interview Wednesday….
Metal Injection
This edition contains some pretty rad black metal, some rad stoner rock, and more that’s also rad! To the metals…… The post THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From BLACK ANVIL, CODE ORANGE, SEPULTURA, and More Out Today – 1/13 appeared first on Metal Injection. RSS
The thirteen worst things that have happened on Friday the 13th. CH CH CH AH AH AH [PSA]
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Weekend Sip: Is this the most undrinkable drink in the world?
Fernet-Branca may be hard to appreciate, but its fan base is growing
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Powering trains with solar panels? U.K. researchers want to do just that
Such a system can also enable trains to run into more rural areas A research team from the Imperial College London is teaming up with the charity 10:10 to pursue what they call a “completely unique” and ambitious plan to power the U.K.’s trains with solar panels. Directly feeding solar-generated electricity…
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TreePod will help you get your next camping trip off the ground
There’s nothing that makes someone feel one with nature like camping. Taking it even further, there’s nothing quite like camping in a giant, life-sized Christmas ornament. Previously, hanging shelters have largely served as fun, simple treehouses. TreePod is looking to take them to the next level, though,…
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Granite Gear wants to sponsor you to clean up litter while you hike
The best part about the great outdoors is the ability to escape from our urban lifestyles. Yet no matter how hard we try, there is one thing we cannot escape. No matter where we go, there will always be at least a small amount of litter. Just because it’s there, though, doesn’t mean we can’t do something…
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The most important car companies of 2017
In the first two weeks of 2017 The Verge has seen 145 displays of automotive-related technology at CES and over 750 show cars up close at the North American International Auto Show. As the dust settles on the two most important auto industry trade shows, we see clear standouts in the competitive race…
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Tour Obama’s White House one last time in VR
On January 20th, President Barack Obama will step down to make way for Donald Trump. Before leaving, he and First Lady Michelle Obama recorded a tour of the White House shot by virtual reality film studio Felix & Paul. That tour went online today for Oculus VR headsets and Facebook 360-degree video….
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Graham Bonnet Regrets Quitting Rainbow
Graham Bonnet has said he was “in idiot” to quit Rainbow after only having recorded parts of one song. Continue reading… Full Feed
What We Don’t Know About Marijuana’s Risks and Benefits
The last time the National Academy of Sciences issued a report on marijuana, three states allowed medical use of the drug. Eighteen years later, there are 28 states that recognize marijuana as a medicine, and eight of them also allow recreational use. But as a new NAS report published yesterday shows,…
Visit Museums to Boost Your Empathy
Empathy is overwhelmingly important to success. It’s a skill you have to build, and Greater Good suggests that one way to build it is by visiting museums.At first glance, museums may seem to be more about educating the public and displaying art or artifacts, but the beautiful thing about them is that…
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Snowboarder Films Himself Getting Caught In An Avalanche
That high-pitched whine is the sound of the snowboarder activating his inflatable backpack — which likely saved him from being buried.
A refugee who took a selfie with Angela Merkel is suing Facebook
A Syrian refugee who made headlines after he took a selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel is suing Facebook for its alleged failure to remove photos falsely linking him to terrorism. SEE ALSO: Clutching their child, refugee couple lies down on train track in desperate protest 19-year-old Anas…
MashTalk: Looking back at the biggest trends of CES 2017
Happy New Year, everyone!  Mashable kicked off the year by doing what we always do: Flying to Las Vegas and scouring CES, the year’s largest tech show, for the latest gadgets and tech trends. SEE ALSO: The best tech of CES 2017 On this week’s MashTalk, Mashable Tech Editor Pete Pachal, Chief Correspondent…
3 Ways Data Dashboards Can Mislead You
Executives love dashboards, and why wouldn’t they? Single-screen “snapshots” of operational processes, marketing metrics, and key performance indicators (KPIs) can be visually elegant and intuitive. They show just-in-time views of what’s working and what isn’t — no need to wait for weekly or monthly…
U.S. Envoy to EU Urges Trump Not to Become Brexit Cheerleader
EPA Defies Automakers by Keeping Efficiency Standards Intact
Oil Currencies Uncoupled From Crude Swings Likely to Renew Link
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Poker AI competes to beat top players in no-limit game
Artificial intelligence could be close to conquering poker, as one system takes on four top players, while another has already beaten humans, it is claimed
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How to use Google two-factor authentication
If you use Google services, and you don’t want anyone raiding or wrecking your account and services–not to mention your life–Google two-step verification security is for you.
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No hiding from this new web fingerprinting tech: But one browser can still hide your ID
Researchers are now able to indentify 99 percent of users through a new browser fingerprinting technique.
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Google Chrome gets Wayback Machine extension: End to the pain of 404 errors?
Never again get stuck with a ‘page not found’, thanks to a new Wayback Machine extension for Google’s Chrome browser from the Internet Archive.
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‘Transparent’ iPhone, patents, and fake news
No, the next iPhone won’t be transparent, despite what you might have read on the internet.
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Lexus Sport Yacht Concept
A one-of-a-kind luxury boat from automaker Lexus, designed to provide its passengers with an extravagant seafaring experience. It’s powered by a pair of 5.0-liter V8 engines from their RC F, GS F and LC 500, producing a total of 880hp, and has a carbon fiber composite hull. More… – latest science and technology news stories
Atmospheric scientists take to the skies to test cloud seeding for snow
Can cloud seeding—dispersing particles into the air with the aim of increasing precipitation—increase snowfall? This week, a team of researchers began a cloud-seeding project in southwestern Idaho to answer that question. – latest science and technology news stories
High-resolution pH imaging elucidates energy mechanisms in creating bacterial flagella
Bacterial cellular membranes protrude to form flagella, which are composed of up to about 30 distinct proteins and are essential for motility. The bacterial flagellar type III export apparatuses utilize energy derived from ATP hydrolysis and proton motive force (PMF) across the cell membrane to translocate… – latest science and technology news stories
The forest of Mont Ventoux – a natural laboratory to study the effects of climate change
Mont Ventoux, near Avignon in southern France, is an outpost of the Alps that lie to the northeast. Today forests cover its slopes, but these trees are a relatively recent phenomenon. And they are threatened by climate change. In the new film produced in the framework of GenTree project, Dr Bruno Fady,… – latest science and technology news stories
New evidence that humans choose their partners through assortative mating
A team of Australian researchers have published a new paper that argues people choose their life partners through a form of assortative mating, which is having a distinct impact on the evolution of the human genome. – latest science and technology news stories
Erasing the gender paradox in corporate America
U.S. business suffers from a gender paradox. Studies show companies with gender parity on boards and in the executive ranks outperform male-dominated ones. Yet, women represent only 9 percent of top management positions and 5 percent of CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. – latest science and technology news stories
Adaptive management of soil conservation is essential to improving water quality, research shows
The quality of our rivers and lakes could be placed under pressure from harmful levels of soluble phosphorus, despite well-intended measures to reduce soil erosion and better manage and conserve farmland for crop production, a new study shows. – latest science and technology news stories
What makes erionite carcinogenic?
The mineral erionite is considered to be highly carcinogenic and is on the World Health Organisation’s list of substances that cause cancer. A few years ago, an entire village in Turkey actually had to be moved, because the substance was very common in the surrounding area and every second inhabitant… Music
Tommy Allsup, Guitarist Who Avoided ‘Day the Music Died’ Crash, Dead at 85
Tommy Allsup, the guitarist who famously avoided “the Day the Music Died” after losing his plane seat in a coin toss to Ritchie Valens, died Wednesday following complications from a hernia operation. He was 85. His son, Austin, confirmed Allsup’s death in a Facebook post.”A message from Austin’s team:… Music
Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones Looks Back: ‘It Just Seemed Doomed’
Steve Jones, born in London but a Los Angeleno for decades, is considering a move to what he describes as the “middle of nowhere” in northern California. “It’s just beautiful, it’s not too hot and they have a lot of rain,” he says. “And there’s not a lot of people. Most people get on my nerves these…
This Albert Einstein robot will actually get smarter the more you interact with it
Why limit your personal assistant to a voice, when you can have your own miniature robotic genius? Read more…More about Albert Einstein, Real Time Video, Real Time, Artificial Intelligence, and Siri
GM’s Bolt is actually a platform that will be used for several new EVs
 The Bolt EV is GM’s answer to Tesla’s rising influence, and it’s impressive by all early accounts. The affordable electric car with a class-leading range isn’t the sum of GM’s interest in electric vehicles, however – it’s just the beginning. GM plans to release a range of electric vehicles based on…
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Tesla-Bound Chris Lattner May Have ‘Felt Constrained’ by Apple’s Culture of Secrecy [Update: Denied]
Earlier this week, Swift creator and LLVM co-author Chris Lattner announced he will be leaving Apple later this month—he is headed to Tesla to lead its autopilot engineering team as Vice President of Autopilot Software. Lattner, who oversaw Xcode among other tasks as director of Apple’s Development…
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California storms could herald the end of punishing historic drought
Californians may finally get some relief from the drought the state has grappled with for around five brutal years. Storms battering the state with rain and snow could enable at least Northern California to leave the drought in the past. National Weather Service specialist Tom Fisher said Southern California…
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‘Data-driven’ approach may reduce violence to hospital workers
A worksite intervention using unit-level data on violent events can lead to lower risks of patient-to-worker violence and injury to hospital staff, suggests a new study.
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Trial finds oral iron drug safe, effective for treating anemia in kidney disease patients
In a phase 3 trial of patients with chronic kidney disease, 52.1% of patients receiving oral ferric citrate experienced a significant boost in hemoglobin levels (a reflection of red blood cell counts) compared with 19.1% of patients receiving placebo. A treatment effect was seen as early as 1-2 weeks…
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Reducing the radioresistance of cancer
Some cancer cells are protected from radiation therapy through an interaction of interleukin-6 with the Nrf2-antioxidant pathway, researchers have found. The discovery is believed to improve methods of increasing cancer’s radiosensitivity.
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Researchers quantify in high speed a viper’s strike in nature for the first time
The antagonistic predator-prey relationship is of interest to evolutionary biologists because it often leads to extreme adaptations in both the predator and prey. One such relationship is seen in the rattlesnake-kangaroo rat system. Now researchers have captured in high speed (500 frames per second)…
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Bush twins pen touching letter to Obama sisters: We’ll be rooting for you
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Japan firm considers 3-day weekends as nation rethinks culture of long work hours
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The Comforting Convictions of Obama’s Farewell Speech: New at Reason
President Obama sounded the same haughty notes on his way out as he did on the way in. David Harsanyi writes: Watching President Barack Obama’s soaring 2008 Democratic National Convention speech in Denver, I never imagined the kind of turmoil his presidency would incite. Almost everything has changed…
Microsoft’s New Windows 10 Game Mode Will Maximize Gaming Performance
Microsoft has started officially testing a new Game Mode feature in Windows 10. From a report: Traces of the new option were found back in December, but the most recent test build of Windows 10 (15007) includes Game Mode in the Xbox app. MSPoweruser has supplied some screenshots of how you can enable…
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Nintendo switches on Switch pre-orders
Following up on its full reveal a few hours ago, Nintendo’s new portable and home console hybrid, the Switch, is now available for pre-order. There are a few sources available. The grey versions are available at Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy and Target, while the neon version with the red and blue Joy-Cons…
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How Rising Rates Are Hurting America’s Largest Mortgage Lender, In One Chart
While one can argue that both JPM and Bank of America posted results that were ok, with some aspects doing better than expected offset by weakness elsewhere, even if moments ago JPM stock just hit an all time high, there was little to redeem the report from the scandal-ridden largest mortgage lender…
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Stunning Pictures Show an Alien Moon Eerily Like Earth
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Scientists Engineer Animals with Ancient Genes to Test Causes of Evolution
Scientists at the University of Chicago have created the first genetically modified animals containing reconstructed ancient genes, which they used to test the evolutionary effects of genetic changes that happened in the deep past on the animals’ biology and fitness.
Here Is a Bag of 100 Gaming Dice For Only $12
Be the envy of your D&D game night with this giant bag of gaming dice. $12 gets you a multitude of options, from 4-sided up to 20-sided, in seven different colors.Read more…
This Is the First Footage Ever Captured of the Ruby Seadragon in the Wild
It’s dark and a bit grainy, but marine biologists working off the coast of western Australia have finally captured footage of a ruby seadragon in its natural habitat. Up until 2015, scientists didn’t even know this strange creature existed.Read more…
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Self-driving Nissan LEAFs will hit London streets next month
If autonomous cars are to be made available in the UK, car makers first need their vehicles to do hard miles on domestic roads. Nissan knows this, so today it confirmed that it will deploy a fleet of LEAF vehicles in London next month, giving it the…
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Ex-spies flocking to private security sector, eroding traditional codes of silence – report
Britain’s burgeoning security sector is increasingly recruiting former spies to do its dirty work, leading to the erosion of traditional codes of discretion among retired spooks, according to industry insiders. Read Full Article at
These vibrating smart jeans double as a GPS system
Connecting to your smartphone via Bluetooth, these smart jeans vibrate on your right or left side to actively guide you towards your destination.  Read more…More about Ces, Ces 2017, Technology, Real Time Video, and Real Time
Snapchat’s Latest Feature Will Make Your Parents Very Happy
Snapchat has always seemed intentionally difficult to use. But once any good millennial figures out its quirks, the app can offer a whole world of magic. Now, that magic will be accessible to people of all ages and technological abilities, because the ghost-friendly app just announced it will add a search…
‘Fire Hazard’ Electric Skateboards Recalled After Two Boards Spew Smoke 
After two reports emerged of Boosted Boards spewing dense smoke from their batteries, the company issued a statement urging all riders to stop using the newer second-generation boards. Now, the electric skateboard maker is taking more drastic measures, working with consumer protection agencies in the…
Security backdoor found in end-to-end encryption system used in WhatsApp
A security researcher has found a backdoor in the end-to-end encryption system used by the WhatsApp messaging service. The vulnerability would allow Facebook to read messages sent through the supposedly-secure system, as well as making it possible for the company to comply with court orders to make…
Korg’s powerful iOS Gadget music production app is coming to the Mac w/ full DAW support
Korg’s Gadget music production app combines an ever expanding collection of synthesizers and drum machines with “all-in-one” recording features. While there are some IAPs that get in the way of unlocking the complete collection, it is one of the more interesting and useful arsenals of sound sources…
Kite Skiing
When sports just aren’t extreme enough anymore, athletes find ways to amp up the excitement. In Damien Leroy’s case, he’s adding a kite to his skis. The professional kiteboarder combines…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
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It?s that time of the month that we update our custom, curated BTS Shop on Huckberry, a shop that hooks you up with the coolest apparel and travel gear for an active lifestyle, along with some interesting stories and original content. Check out our new curated list of some of the coolest products and…
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San Francisco-based watch brand Minus-8 have introduced the Diver Watch, a sleek automatic titanium dive watch. Not your average dive watch, DIVER is a bold take on the future of performance watch piece, it is powered by a fully automatic Seiko movement, it?s waterproof up to 300 meters, and has a helium-release…
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(NSFW) BEHEMOTH’s Nergal Unveils First Folk Single from ME AND THE MAN, “My Church Is Black”
Nergal’s gothic folk project is finally here. The Behemoth frontman unveiled the first single and music video from his new… The post (NSFW) BEHEMOTH’s Nergal Unveils First Folk Single from ME AND THE MAN, “My Church Is Black” appeared first on Metal Injection.
Dude shows off how he lived in a storage unit for 2 months
“Got my nunchucks up here.”  After wandering around the Pacific Crest Trail, YouTuber 007craft decided to live out of an undisclosed storage unit while he was turning his Honda Civic into a cozy camper. The unit features running water but also a bar, toaster oven, hot plate, bed, 4K TV, internet…
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Kitchen Incubators: Entrepreneurship in the Food Business | Laura Fox O’Sullivan | TEDxFlourCity
Laura Fox O’Sullivan introduces the kitchen incubator project designed to launch local food businesses. The Commissary, sponsored by Rochester Downtown Development Corporation, is a collaborative production kitchen that benefits aspiring food entrepreneurs and attracts local food lovers. Laura Fox O’Sullivan…
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Nixon, Babies, and Social Justice | Byron Sanders | TEDxGreenhillSchool
What did US President Nixon’s administration’s mean for education and racial equality? The title says it all: educator and financier Byron Sanders talks about Nixon, Babies, and Social Justice. By day, Byron Sanders serves as Vice President for U.S. Trust, the private bank of Bank of America. In this…
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The Inner Lizard | Dianne Hancock | TEDxPitsmoor
Dianne is a theatre practitioner, writer and teacher of the Feldenkrais Method Dianne talks powerfully about how challenging habits and mindful movement c

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