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Dezeen
Job of the day: assistant furniture designer for Paul Smith
Our job of the day from Dezeen Jobs is for an assistant furniture designer for Paul Smith in London, who previously applied his trademark stripes to some of Hans J Wegner’s mid-century chairs (pictured). More ›
Dezeen
V&A appoints politician Tristram Hunt as new director
The V&A museum in London has named British politician Tristram Hunt as it new director, following the resignation of Martin Roth. Read more
Dezeen
Accurate world map scoops grand prize at Good Design Awards 2016
Dezeen promotion: an alternative world map thought to be the most accurate 2D projection ever made has taken the top prize at the Japan Institute of Design Promotion’s Good Design Awards. Read more
Dezeen
OMA gets green light for £110 million arts centre in Manchester
Dutch firm OMA has been granted permission to build its first major UK project – a cultural centre in Manchester named Factory. Read more
Dezeen
Undulating roof covers Benthem Crouwel’s rail and bus station in Utrecht
A wave-like roof covers this vast transport hub in Utrecht designed by Dutch firm Benthem Crouwel Architects for the largest railway station in the Netherlands. Read more
Dezeen
Gravity Sketch VR software for creative professionals launches beta-testing platform
A beta version of a virtual-reality programme that gives designers the option to draw and manipulate 3D objects has launched. Read more
Dezeen
David Adjaye announced as guest of honour for IDS Toronto 2017
Dezeen promotion: British architect David Adjaye has been unveiled as the international guest of honour at this year’s Interior Design Show in Toronto, which takes place next week. Read more
Zero Hedge
Axel Merk On Gold In Presidential Transition Years
Submitted by Axel Merk via Merk Investments, We get a lot of questions on how gold will perform in 2017. While we have no crystal ball, we thought the tidbit below might be of interest to you as you evaluate whether adding a gold component might provide valuable diversification to your portfolio. Please…
Zero Hedge
Taiwan Tech Giant May Open US LCD Plant In Response To Trump’s “Make In America” Call
While so far various international and domestic companies have announced, grudginly, they would expand production in the US, and hire US workers, after being called out by president-elect Trump on his  favorite “bully pulpit”, Twitter, on Friday the push for insourcing took on an unsolicited twist, when…
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Next Big Future
Despite 276 combat performance problems the Pentagon is trying to rush the F-35 to initial operational testing
The US Office of Operational Testing and Evaluation released a 62 page report on the F-35 stealth fighter and still finds 276 deficiencies in combat performance.Despite the problems a military program whose cost has soared from $233 billion to an estimated $379 billion has pilots and generals who will…
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Global warming: anthropogenic vs. geologic factors | Anatoly Obzhirov | TEDxVladivostok
Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences Anatoly Obzhirov shares a new way of looking at the old problem of climate change. Geology and geophysics scientist This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Medill News Service: Departing trade chief Froman: Trump should reverse himself on TPP
Departing U.S. top trade negotiator Michael Froman said he understands Americans’ anxiety that global trade will hurt U.S. jobs and the economy, but he is also optimistic that the Trans-Pacific Partnership will “find its way.”
Newswise: SciNews
Malene Hansen Receives Mentor Award From National Postdoctoral Association
Malene Hansen, Ph.D., associate professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), has been named the recipient of the 2017 Garnett-Powers & Associates, Inc. Mentor Award from the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA). Hansen is being honored for her “positive influence on postdoctoral…
Blog
Pillars of light in the sky, an atomic knot and an atlas of physics
Excerpts from the Red Folder
Metal Injection
BEHEMOTH Will Put Out A Live Album This Year, New Album Being Written
Writing mode for Behemoth is only interrupted by a new live album. The post BEHEMOTH Will Put Out A Live Album This Year, New Album Being Written appeared first on Metal Injection.
Scientific American Content: Global
How Do Brain Cells Tell Us Where We’re Going? 
New findings provide a more complex profile of the brain’s “internal GPS” — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Verge – All Posts
In 2017, I’ve turned basic mental health into a competitive game
Like apparently everyone on the planet, I find it hard to keep up with New Year’s resolutions long-term. Psychology tells us that making idealistic plans for the future is easy, but in the present, we’re still stuck with the conditions that helped build all the bad habits we’re trying to overcome. So…
FiveThirtyEight
What’s It Like To Work At The Labor Nominee’s Chain?
Andy Puzder, the fast-food executive whom Donald Trump has nominated to be his labor secretary, is emerging as one of the president-elect’s most controversial Cabinet picks. Labor groups are organizing against Puzder over his positions on the minimum wage, government regulation, automation and other…
Bloomberg Politics
Army Is Ouattara Achilles’ Heel as Ivory Coast Economy Roars
As Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara presides over Africa’s fastest-growing economy and leads a ruling coalition that’s just won a fresh majority in parliament, he still faces a key threat to national stability: the army.
DudeIWantThat.com
Roll-Up Dish Drying Rack
This roll-up dish drying rack is for people like me. People who endorse the air-dry method. I mean, I figure if my man parts prefer the gentle cooling effect of evaporating water over getting rubbed down and chafed up with a towel, why wouldn’t my plates and glasses? Also, most dish towels suck, and…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Multifunctional NOOK is modern single bed that adapts to your needs (Video)
Optional add-ons like desks, drawers, cabinets, trundle beds and even bike racks make this single bed a place to work, play, rest and relax.
Computerworld
44% off YETI Rambler 64oz Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Bottle with Cap – Deal Alert
With double-wall vacuum insulation, these over-engineered drink holders keep your favorite beverage as cold — or hot — as science allows. Over-the-nose wide mouth, anti-condensation, puncture and rust-resistant, no-leak cap, and a giant 64-oz capacity that can fit everything from a growler of beer…
Tools and Toys
Cable Tricks, Underwater Ocean Art, and Why Cities Are Where They Are
Welcome to this week’s edition of our Friday Quality Linkage column. Please enjoy this week’s collection of interesting and entertaining links. Brew a fresh cup of coffee, find a comfortable place, and relax. * * * Graph: ConvertKit The State of the Blogging Industry 2017 » If you’re…
RT – Daily news
Snowden speechless: NSA whistleblower overwhelmed by push for presidential pardon
More than 1 million signatures have been delivered to the White House calling on outgoing President Barack Obama to pardon NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Read Full Article at RT.com
NYT > Business Day
Sinosphere: Electroshock Therapy for Internet Addicts? China Vows to End It
The government has drafted a law to ban electroshock and physical punishment at detox camps, where most of the patients are children.
NYT > Business Day
Revalued: The ‘Impossible’ Veggie Burger: A Tech Industry Answer to the Big Mac
The Impossible Burger tries to replicate the taste and feel of a meat hamburger. It’s not quite there, an expert says, but it’s a serious attempt.
NYT > Business Day
How to Get Financial Advice That Is in Your Best Interest
New protections for retirement investors are set for April but face continued opposition. Even so, there are ways to protect yourself.
Deals
Treat Yourself to a Massage Any Time You Want It With This Discounted Massager
This neck massager may look like a torture device, but let me tell you. I have a similar one from a different brand and it’s fantastic. The weird arm things help you regular the pressure of the massager and it also heats up. It’s like the best straight jacket you’ve ever worn.Read more…
TechSpot
Who knew you could kill Super Mario World enemy Big Boo so easily?
Gaming over the past few decades has grown from an occasional pastime enjoyed by few to a colossal, global phenomenon shared by millions. Much like the industry itself, the games themselves have also evolved – for better or for worse.
Digital Trends
Need a new ear, nose, or patella? This new 3D printer can create bones and soft tissue
If you were to pick one emerging technology with the potential to have a massive positive impact on humanity in the coming years, there’s a good chance you’d go with 3D bioprinting. The ability to use “bio-ink” to print out biomaterials ranging from heart tissues to bone and cartilage is incredibly…
Digital Trends
A new LG smartwatch featuring Android Wear just earned FCC certification
LG has been one of the most faithful Android Wear companies since the line of wearables was first launched, and it looks like the company is prepping yet another smartwatch for 2017. The Federal Communications Commission has issued certification for at least one device this year, but some rumors suggest…
TechCrunch
Cloudflare and CREDO are still gagged from talking about national security letters
 In 2013, the government estimated that it issued approximately 60 of these national security letters per day. But, until last summer, no company was allowed to admit that it had received one. This week, the content delivery network Cloudflare revealed that it received a demand for customer data from…
Digg Top Stories
Your Local Mall Is Dying… Unless You Are Rich.
A disproportionate number of recent high profile store closure announcements have been in communities that are already struggling. It’s creating a retail Rust Belt.
Digg Top Stories
The Spy Who Wrote The Trump-Russia Memos: It Was ‘Hair-Raising’ Stuff
Back in October, Mother Jones spoke with the spy who wrote the now-infamous dossier on Russia’s compromising intel on Trump. Here’s what he had to say now that his work is out in the open.
Digg Top Stories
A History Of Carpets: How Fabric Flooring Went Wall-To-Wall
Carpets used to be important cultural artifacts. Now they extend from wall to wall, got shaggy, and are sold via earworm jingles.
WSJ.com: World News
U.S. Ambassador to EU Warns Trump on Brexit
The departing U.S. ambassador to the European Union warned the Trump administration not to cheer for Brexit and expressed concern about the influence of Nigel Farage.
Metal Storm news
Lorn – Premiere New Song
Who wants to hear a new <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8977&bandname=Lorn>Lorn</a> song? Well, now the band has released officially for streaming the new single “Abstract Trap” from the upcoming studio album <i>Arrayed Claws</i>, due out on February 3rd via I, Voidhanger…
Metal Injection
10 Brilliant Metal Songs That Last Under 2 Minutes
Got a few minutes for songs from System of a Down, Sepultura, Napalm Death and more? The post 10 Brilliant Metal Songs That Last Under 2 Minutes appeared first on Metal Injection.
The Awesomer
Ben Venom: Heavy Metal Quilter
Link“My art is a collision. And it’s a collision of fine art, craft, and what I call the fringes of society.” San Francisco-based artist Ben Venom uses recycled fabric and old clothing to make punk and heavy metal-themed quilts, patches and more. More Awesome Stuff: He Who Dances on WoodHow Google…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Troy Wolverton: At CES, voice assistants assert themselves
In the very near future, instead of controlling your gadgets by pressing buttons or tapping on screens, you may just talk to them.
Ars Technica
EPA shields auto fuel efficiency goals from Trump administration—for a time
(credit: Amy Marbach) On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it had finalized the rules governing fuel efficiency for vehicles made until 2025. The rules ratchet up the fuel efficiency numbers that automakers must meet over the span of the next eight years. By 2025, automakers…
BBC News – World
Obamacare repeal plan goes to House of Representatives vote
The House votes on a plan to begin demolishing Obamacare, despite growing qualms among Republicans.
BBC News – World
Trudeau reaffirms support for immigration and Canadian Muslims
Speaking about the difference between US and Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau strongly reaffirms his support for feminism, immigration and Muslim nationals.
TMZ.com
Dana White Makes Mayweather vs. McGregor Offer … $25 MILLION EACH
Dana White just made his first official offer to Floyd Mayweather to fight Conor McGregor … $25 MILLION EACH … plus a Pay-Per-View split.  White just made the offer on ‘The Herd’ on FS1 — after Mayweather claimed to have offered Conor $15…
RT – Daily news
Cloud city: New shoot captures most spectacular-ever views of Moscow
A Moscow photographer braved the biting cold to go up to a frozen platform 340 meters in the sky to shoot breathtaking dawn photos of the Russian capital.   Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Ohio mulls drug to ‘reverse’ lethal injections amid executions debate
Ohio is seeking to buy a drug that could stop the lethal injection procedure in case it goes wrong, the state’s director of corrections has revealed. The state’s decision to resume executions is being challenged before a federal court. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Govt workers enter Damascus water-source area to restore supply after deal with rebels
The Syrian capital’s crippling water shortage will soon come to an end after rebels allowed engineers to enter a damaged pumping station, according to a regional governor. More than 5 million people have faced dire conditions amid the shortage. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
NY elections board illegally purged voter rolls – Justice Department lawsuit
The Department of Justice alleges the New York Board of Elections broke the law when it purged approximately 117,000 Brooklyn voters before the presidential primary. Read Full Article at RT.com
VICE News
The neo-Nazi MLK Day rally in Montana is fake, but it has wreaked havoc anyway
The armed neo-Nazi rally that was supposed to happen in Whitefish, Montana, on Martin Luther King Day is not going to happen. It was probably never going to happen. Even if it was going to happen, Richard Spencer, the alt-right think tanker whom the march was supposed to defend, wouldn’t be there. Six…
Bloomberg Politics
SEC’s Power to Recoup Illegal Profits Draws High Court Scrutiny
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to rule on the scope of a favorite tool used by securities regulators to recoup money from people found to have violated federal laws.
Architectural Record
New Renderings Released of Frank Gehry and AECOM’s Revised Eisenhower Memorial
Last fall, supporters and critics of Frank Gehry’s design for the Dwight D. Eisenhower memorial in Washington reached a compromise, allowing the project to proceed.
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California ski resorts forced to close due to snow [Ironic]
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CNET News.com
Watch the Ford GT’s digital instrument cluster in action – Roadshow
“Back in my day, we had to pay attention to ALL the needles!”
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CNET UK podcast 511: Wafer thin TVs and why Ron Swanson would destroy Vegas – CNET
On this week’s show, we discuss LG’s skinny TV and hear what Ron Swanson makes of the tech scene.
CNET News.com
Uber to build autonomous-vehicle research center in Michigan – Roadshow
That’s a good step for Uber, considering Michigan recently opened the floodgates on self-driving development and deployment.
Zero Hedge
Questions Emerge Why Trump Security Advisor Spoke Repeatedly With Russian Ambassador
Tell us if you have heard this one before. The Washington Post reports that two people familiar with the issue, who spoke on condition of anonymity, claim that President-elect Trump’s choice for national security adviser, Michael Flynn, held multiple phone conversations with Russia’s ambassador to Washington…
Zero Hedge
D.C. National Guard Chief Fired Days Before Trump Inauguration: “The Timing Is Extremely Unusual”
“It doesn’t make sense to can the general in the middle of an active deployment,” rages D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) after Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz, who heads the D.C. National Guard and is an integral part of overseeing the inauguration, has been ordered removed from command effective…
EETimes:
SMIC Leads Foundry Growth
China’s Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) became the growth leader in the foundry business during 2016 after the company saw a surge in demand from customers in China, according to market research firm IC Insights.
EETimes:
Semiconductor Capital Spending Projected to Increase
Gartner projects modest increases in capital spending annually through 2019, driven largely by NAND flash memory capacity expansion.
Mashable
Elon Musk’s SpaceX absolutely needs its satellite internet business to work
SpaceX is betting big on its (currently non-operational) satellite internet business.  According to a report by the Wall Street Journal on Friday, Elon Musk’s private spaceflight company hopes that its planned fleet of 4,425 satellites designed to deliver internet to locations around the world will…
How-To Geek
Geek Trivia: The Aliens On The Simpsons Were Named After?
The Aliens On The Simpsons Were Named After? Matt Groening’s Dogs Star Trek Characters Binary Stars Minor Greek GodsThink you know the answer?
How-To Geek
How to Set Up MyQ to Open Your Garage Door from Your Smartphone
If you have a newer garage door opener from Chamberlain (or its professional brand LiftMaster), it’s likely that it comes with MyQ. Here’s how to set it up so that you can open and close your garage door remotely using your smartphone.Click Here to Continue Reading
The New Yorker
Why Peter Thiel Fears “Star Trek”
A spectre haunts Peter Thiel: the spectre of “Star Trek.” Earlier this week, in a cheeky exchange with the Times columnist Maureen Dowd, Thiel dove headlong into one of science fiction’s most venerable debates. Asked by Dowd whether he was a bigger fan of “Star Wars” or “Star Trek,” Thiel replied that,…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Researchers develop environmentally-friendly soy bionano fiber air filter
Scientists have developed a soy-based air filter that can capture toxic chemicals, such as carbon monoxide and formaldehyde, which current air filters can’t.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
New thin-films can self-repair following damage
Resistant membrane-like films precisely reconfigure to produce valuable materials by design.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
In One Chart: Stock-market investors are bracing for a massive selloff
If options traders are correct, stocks are in for a wild ride in February.
Reason.com Full Feed
The Entertaining Messiness of The Young Pope: New at Reason
Television’s last excursion into papal politics—Showtime’s The Borgias, in which Renaissance bad boys Alexander VI (better known to history by his birth name, Rodrigo Borgia) and Guiliano della Rovere (the future Julius II, the guy who bullied Michaelangelo over painting the Sistine Chapel) boinked…
Uncrate
Evolution of Recorded Music
Every year for the last 56 years, The Recording Academy has handed out a little award for the music industry called the Grammy. The iconic statuette represents the gramophone, which…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
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Mummified chameleon.
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Japanese woman wonders where her dog Sacchan goes all day, reporter investigates, hilarity ensues
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These three cages, that were used to hold the dismembered remains of opposing religious leaders in the region in 1536, still hang on St. Lambert’s Cathedral in Münster, Germany
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TMZ.com
Steve Harvey says When the President-Elect Calls, You Answer (VIDEO)
Steve Harvey had a perfectly good explanation for meeting with Donald Trump. We caught up with the comedian Friday on his way to Trump Tower in NYC where he tells us how the meeting with the President-elect came about and why he accepted.…
Metal Injection
EMMURE Offer Another Tease, New Details of New Album, Look At Yourself
We’ve heard two tracks from the new Emmure record so far, the lead single “Torch” and the not-so-subtly titled “Russian… The post EMMURE Offer Another Tease, New Details of New Album, Look At Yourself appeared first on Metal Injection.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Biofuel matchmaker: Finding the perfect algae for renewable energy
A new streamlined process could quickly pare down heaps of algae species into just a few that hold the most promise for making biofuel, say researchers.
Mises Institute
Nick Sorrentino: Against Crony Capitalism
We’ve all heard the term crony capitalism, but what does it mean exactly? We know it involves using government to enrich certain interests, through contracts, lobbying, and rent-seeking. But, crony capitalism is far more: it is a systematic distortion of real capitalism, from local restaurants and real…
NYT > Business Day
The Saturday Profile: A Banker Inspired by Western Novelists Seeks to Build Asia
Jin Liqun, who runs the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, says Faulkner helped him understand complex human relationships.
NYT > Business Day
Volkswagen’s Diesel Scandal: Who Has Been Charged?
A look at the executives charged in the company’s diesel emissions scandal paints a portrait of an organized deception carried out over several years.
NYT > Business Day
More VW Executives Could Be Charged, Court Documents Suggest
Two suspects were conspicuously missing from the group of six Volkswagen executives indicted on Wednesday in the emissions scandal.
werd.com
McQueen’s Motorcycles: Racing and Riding with the King of Cool
Now 30-years departed, actor and motorsport enthusiast Steve McQueen remains a cultural icon. A lifelong rider, racer, & collector of motorcycles, this new book focuses on the long list of bikes he rode and raced throughout his life. For purchase information, Click Here
werd.com
Klymit Hammock V Sleeping Pad
Trying to wedge a standard sleeping pad into your hammock is far from ideal. But the Hammock V sleeping pad is. It’s purpose-built, with coated non-slip zones so it stays put, a V-Chamber design that limits air movement, and a shape wraps around your body to keep the cold from creeping in from below….
werd.com
Kohler Real Rain
To bring the feeling of real rain into the shower, the team at Kohler studied all the elements of a natural rain shower, from the varying sizes of the raindrops to the angles at which they fall and used their finding to guide the design of the Real Rain showerhead. 775 concave nozzles start the storm…
werd.com
Mohu AirWave
Make this the year you finally cut the cord. And start with the AirWave from Mohu. It gives you simple and complete wireless access to live TV and streaming content, all in one place and with no monthly fees. It’s the first-of-its-kind wireless over-the-air (OTA) and over-the-top (OTT) device that…
Bloomberg
Time Will Begin Discussions With Interested Buyers
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Microsoft just expanded Office 365 to cater for ‘deskless’ workers
Microsoft has launched a new app for Office 365 which focuses on ‘deskless’ workers – for example, shop or hotel employees – allowing managers to coordinate these sort of staff members and their shifts.StaffHub is available now for Office 365 users with a K1, E1, E3 or E5 plan, and it allows bosses to…
News
In China, A Shift Away From Trade In Ivory and Shark Fins
A week after China said it was cracking down on sales of ivory, the national carrier, Air China, said it would no longer allow shark fins to be transported as cargo on its flights.(Image credit: Anthony Kuhn/NPR)
News
Miniaturized Nuclear Power Plant? U.S. Reviewing Proposed Design
A company has submitted a design for what it describes as a “modular” nuclear power plant — a radical departure from other nuclear plants. Each module would be small enough to fit on a flat-bed truck.(Image credit: NuScale )
PCWorld
This week in games: Half-Life 3 un-confirmed, Oculus braces for a fight with Bethesda
I don’t know whether we’ll get around to reviewing it, but if you like Picross you should check out Pictopix on Steam. It is about as excellent as Picross games come, and the main reason I’ve been procrastinating writing this news summary this week. But I finally tore myself away, and here’s what…
Digital Trends
Did Moshi just make the next must-have set of affordable wireless earbuds?
Moshi has been hard at work making smartphone and computing accessories for years, but its first audio products came as a bit of surprise thanks to expected excellent build quality paired with unexpectedly good audio quality. Once again, at CES 2017, the all-new Moshi Mythro Air caught us off guard by…
Digital Trends
Microsoft may reduce its Windows 10 licensing fee for OEMs to combat Chromebooks
Chromebooks have become big business for notebook manufacturers and Google. They’re based on Google’s Chrome OS platform, which in turn is based on the Linus kernel and is offered for free to OEMs. That open-source-based license means Chromebooks are relatively cheap across the board although there are…
Digital Trends
Best job search websites
The job market isn’t as dire as it was six or seven years ago, yet finding employment still feels like work in and of itself. As more and more college degrees are issued each year, the prospective pool of employables — your competition, that is — grows proportionally. To stay ahead of the curve and give…
Metal InsiderMetal Insider
Contest: Win a limited edition Tarja Turunen box set!
Last year, former Nightwish vocalist Tarja Turunen released her fourth solo album, The Shadow Self. Already acclaimed for her powerful, emotive and sometimes operatic voice, she’s now closing in on ten years of being a solo artist. We dug around the Metal Insider prize closet, and found a limited edition…
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Suicide Silence’s new direction on single proves polarizing, to say the least
Change is inevitable. At some point, you have to stop and think about who you were 10 years ago, 15, 20, etc. What music did you listen to back then and what do you listen to now? What life events influenced you to listen to edgier tunes or hate music altogether? I wouldn’t be surprised […]
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Smartwatches can tell you’re about to get sick days in advance
If you’re still on the fence about just how useful a smartwatch can be, a group of researchers at Stanford University have some news for you. The scientists discovered that using algorithms to monitor a combination of vital signs gathered by the Basis B1 and Basis Peak can determine if you’re about to…
Techbargains.com
Rust Oleum Never Wet Multi Purpose Kit (Waterproofing) $6.83
Rust Oleum Never Wet Multi Purpose Kit (Waterproofing) $6.83
Next Big Future
US Marines had guidance from professional science fiction writers to create projections and narratives for 15 to 30 years in the future
The US Marines have tried to project trends and scenarios 15 to 30 years into the future. They had guidance from professional science fiction writers.They created a detailed baseline projection of a more urban world population and then had two alternate scenarios. Then they created narrative stories…
Quartz
The “Points Guy” made a career of gaming credit-card rewards to get luxury travel
Brian Kelly, also known as “The Points Guy,” booked his first trip using credit-card points at the age of 12. His father was a health-care consultant who traveled for work and Kelly found on the internet that he could use the points—then a relatively new invention—to book a family vacation. He rented…
Quartz
All car companies are probably cheating on their emissions standards by now, or they should be
Yesterday (Jan. 12), the federal government announced allegations that Fiat Chrysler has been cheating on emissions tests. According to the allegations, the computers in 104,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Ram trucks from 2014, 2015, and 2016 with 3.0-liter diesel engines were allegedly equipped with…
Quartz
People keep crashing drones into Seattle’s Space Needle
On Dec. 31, a drone pilot thought it would be nice to film Seattle’s most iconic structure, the Space Needle. The video started off well—beautiful, sweeping shots, taken during a stereotypically grey Seattle day—but then the drone takes a sudden turn, careening into its target at full tilt. A group…
Quartz
African Union will stop recognizing Yahya Jammeh as Gambian president from Jan. 19
Yahya Jammeh, long-time president of The Gambia, looks set to be caught in diplomatic cross-hairs with the African Union. After rejecting the results of the December elections which he lost, after initially accepting them with a concession speech on state TV, Jammeh is battling to cling on to power….
NYT > Business Day
The Other Kushner Brother’s Big Bet
The family’s Trump connection is complicating life for Joshua Kushner, who has managed to keep a low profile while building his venture capital business.
NYT > Business Day
Fair Game: S.E.C. Inertia on Paybacks Adds to Investor Harm
The glacial pace of a Citigroup restitution plan raises questions about how “fair funds” are administered and who benefits from delays.
9to5Mac
Review: Joli’s handmade leather sleeve is a pricey but well-made choice for MacBook Pro users
I first discovered Joli and their handmade leather sleeves a little over a year ago. Back then, I reviewed the company’s sleeves for the iPhone, iPad Pro, and 12-inch MacBook. Now, I’ve moved on from the 12-inch MacBook to the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Wanting to protect my pricey investment,…
Metal Underground.com
She Must Burn Posts New Single “Gloom”
In anticipation of a new album due to drop this coming March, U.K group She Must Burn just premiered a single titled “Gloom” featuring Sean Harmanis (Make Them Suffer). This new track is available below and vocalist Joe Sinclair said, “We pulled out all the stops and gave life to a monster on this…
Bloomberg Politics
Push to Protect ‘Dreamers’ From Trump Gains New GOP Supporters
A group of House Republicans is pushing President-elect Donald Trump to keep in place Obama administration protections for about 750,000 young illegal immigrants, joining with Democrats on legislation to extend a shield on their deportations for another three years.
Bloomberg Politics
Amgen Fight Over Copies of Biotech Drugs Gets High Court Review
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a dispute that could help clarify the steps needed to get low-cost alternatives to pricey biotechnology drugs on the market.
Bloomberg Politics
Lehman Case Gets Review as Top Court Considers Suit Deadlines
The U.S. Supreme Court will use a case stemming from the Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. collapse to rule on the deadlines for some investor fraud suits.
CONTEMPORIST
Office Design Inspiration – This Modern Office Has A Lounge Area For Quiet Relaxation
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Zero Hedge
Oil Prices Are Up 90% YoY… What That Might Mean For Bonds
Submitted by Eric Bush via Gavekal Capital blog, It is somewhat hard to believe but oil prices are up nearly 90% over the past year. The past two times oil prices have increased this much year-over-year, US 10-year bonds rallied quite significantly. In 2008, oil was up over 100% in July and bond…
Zero Hedge
Sanctions, What Sanctions? Russia Bond Yields Plunge To 3 Year Lows
After three years of US sanctions on Russia, Putin’s cost of funding his nation’s economy has tumbled as Russian government five-year ruble notes climbed further this week, pushing the yield to the lowest on a closing basis since February 2014. As Bloomberg reports, the securities are gaining as a strengthening…
Curbed National
These cool midcentury home and design ads are everything you’d expect
You’ll love this Here’s a Fun Friday Thing that also seems like a worthy way to procrastinate: There is a stellar digital database, called AdSausage, with over 40,000 vintage advertisements just waiting for your perusal. The searchable database has it all: from hilarious 1950s and ‘60s advertisements…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Wearables show what “healthy” means for you—then tell if you’re not
Geneticist Michael Snyder, wearing seven biosensors. (credit: Stanford Medicine, Steve Fisch) There’s been plenty of hope and buzz in the recent years that wearable technology will upend healthcare as we know it. Commercial devices strapped to our persons will—makers promise—empower individuals…
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Surprise! Samsung might’ve just leaked the Galaxy S8 in this ad – CNET
A sneak peek? Samsung’s new display ad showed off an unnamed phone, but is it the Samsung phone we’ve all been waiting for?
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Crickets are the new protein; Jiminy unavailable for comment [Strange]
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Watch Matt Welch Debate Jonathan Chait About Obama’s Greatness in NY on Jan. 17
As Nick Gillespie pointed out previously in his post about interviewing the great Gene Epstein, I will be debating New York magazine political writer and frequent libertarian-baiter Jonathan Chait at the Epstein-moderated Soho Forum in Manhattan’s East Village on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 6:30 p.m. (though…
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Los Angeles tech companies take a victory lap with planned tech job fair
 2016 was a good year to be a tech startup in LA, and, with the $25 billion planned public offering for the city’s startup darling, Snap Inc., coming up, the future’s so bright entrepreneurs might want to wear… Spectacles. Last year saw the city reap windfall exits from the acquisition of companies like…
GearHungry
Christini AWD II-Track Snow Utility Bike
Christini’s known for its all-wheel drive motorcycles. Still, two spinning wheels aren’t enough to overcome seriously snowy conditions, and that’s where the Christini AWD II-Track Snow Utility Bike comes in. A cross between a snowmobile and a motorcycle, the bike has a large track system on the rear…
Bloomberg
U.S. Doesnt Need Tariffs to Get Tough on China, Pritzker Says
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Watching a Rattlesnake Attack in Super Slow-Mo Will Mess You Up
Mohave rattlesnakes and Merriam kangaroo rats are currently embroiled in an evolutionary arms race, pitting wily predator against fast-acting prey. Dramatic high-speed video shows how quick and creative snakes need to be to launch an attack—and how rodents still manage to evade capture. Read more…
RT – Daily news
AfD bans German public TV from European right-wing parties’ conference for ‘biased’ reporting
All German public broadcasters have been barred from a conference of the European populist anti-immigration parties by the event hosts from the German right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, which said the media did not meet journalistic standards. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lifehacker
Ask Dr. NerdLove: I Wish I Were A Little Bit Taller
Hello, sexy munchkins of the Interwebs. Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the dating column that helps your Genji find the Mercy of his dreams.Read more…
Lifehacker
Learn What Breast Cancer Can Look Like With This Cute Image
You’ve probably heard that you should see a doctor if you notice any changes in your breasts, since lumps and other anomalies can be signs of breast cancer. But do you even know what changes you’re looking for? Let these lemons explain. Read more…
Popular Science
‘Viral’ stories can save the world
Technology Stories that resonate can mobilize millions. Popular Science and XPRIZE are teaming up to explore and explain technologies that make us say “The Future Is Now” in a video series called Future First.
Popular Science
No, scientists didn’t turn mice into killer zombies
Science But their research is still still insanely cool But that doesn’t make the research any less amazing…
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Domino’s is rewarding customers with stock, but experts say it may not boost loyalty
Domino’s Pizza is giving away stock to rewards program members for a year, but experts say it will have little effect on overall customer loyalty.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Key Words: House veteran John Lewis says Trump won’t be a legitimate president
A lot of Americans will take that as “a big message,” “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd responds.
The Next Web
Top Trump cybersecurity advisor taken to task over his own insecure website
When it comes to Donald Trump, it’s getting harder by the day to be surprised. His latest mishap comes from a cabinet appointment, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani. It’s Giuliani, now, that’s tasked with protecting our nation from the best and most sophisticated cyber criminals both foreign and…
Noisecreep
Former Arch Enemy Vocalist Angela Gossow Plans New Extreme Metal Project
Angela Gossow surprised many when she stepped down as vocalist of Arch Enemy, but she may be planning a return with a new extreme metal project. Continue reading…
Noisecreep
Suicide Silence Producer Ross Robinson on ‘Doris’ Backlash: ‘The Hatred Is F—ing Awesome’
The criticism hurled at Suicide Silence has been vicious at times, but producer Ross Robinson is taking it all in stride, calling the hatred ‘f—ing awesome.’ Continue reading…
Noisecreep
Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Slayer to Headline 2017 Rock Fest
The 24th installment of Wisconsin’s Rock Fest will see Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie and Slayer headline the three-night event with over 65 acts in total. Continue reading…
Noisecreep
Behemoth’s Nergal Explores Nightmarish Strip Club in Me & That Man’s ‘My Church is Black’ Video
Behemoth frontman Nergal has just unleashed the first single and video from his folk project, Me and That Man. Continue reading…
Noisecreep
Metallica to Perform With Chinese Concert Pianist Lang Lang at Beijing Show
Metallica will be repeating their 56th Grammy Awards performance with Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang at their upcoming show in Beijing, China. Continue reading…
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SpaceX’s finance projections are galactically optimistic
SpaceX lost money in 2015 because of a rocket explosion, according to internal documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal. The documents also show financial details of the satellite internet business SpaceX hopes to launch to fund its Mars mission. The Journal reviewed SpaceX financial results and…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
This startup’s wind generator flaps its wings like a hummingbird
Even in the wild world of offbeat wind energy machines, Tyer Wind’s design stands out.
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Buying grass-fed dairy is about to get easier
A new logo is coming to dairy products near you, so learn what it’s all about.
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WTF: Trump orders the resignation of the commanding officer of the Washington DC National Guard. Holy Shiat: In the middle of the inauguration ceremony [Asinine]
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Gizmodo
Net Neutrality’s Champion Offers One Last Plea
The future of net neutrality looks pretty fucking bleak right now. Next week, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will step down after leading the commission for the last three years. During his time as chairman, Wheeler issued the 2015 Open Internet Order, a set of rules that protests net neutrality by prohibiting…
Metal Underground.com
Cognitive Kicking Off North Americam Tour
Garden State death metal troupe Cognitive will kick off a ten-date U.S. journey with tech death collective Artificial Brain tonight. The “Deformity Constellation” tour will commence in North Arlington, New Jersey and run through January 22nd in Chicago Illinois. From there, the band — who recently…
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Zeal & Ardor Streaming “Come On Down”
Zeal & Ardor just shared the new song “Come On Down” – listen to the black metal blues track below. “Come On Down” comes off the album “Devil Is Fine,” due out February 24th, 2017. “Devil Is Fine” mixes a variety of genres, including black metal, blues, and more, while the lyrics are delivered…
SpaceNews.com
Hungary, ESA’s newest member, joins technology transfer program
WASHINGTON — Hungary, the most recent addition to the 22-nation European Space Agency, has joined the agency’s technology transfer program in a move aimed at increasing the country’s involvement with ESA and stemming brain drain to other parts of the world. ESA said Jan. 13 that Hungary is now the 16th…
Mashable
Kevin Hart is about to school you with ‘The Black Man’s Guide to History’
Kevin Hart is teaming up with History Channel for The Black Man’s Guide to History, a look at lesser-known but important black history stories, filtered through the lens of Hart’s comedic sensibilities. The Central Intelligence star will executive produce and star in the two-hour event from HartBeat…
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Panasonic’s delivery robot will sling drinks and clear tables
Panasonic’s relationship with robots is pretty well established at this point. Now the company is taking it one step further with the HOSPI(R) Autonomous Delivery Robot. From January 14th to the 18th, it’ll inhabit the ANA Crowne Plaza Narita in Japan, delivering bottled drinks right from the fridge…
TechSpot
Volvo to expand its Sunfleet car-sharing business globally
Auto manufacturers are racing to bring self-driving capabilities to their vehicles, either developing the technology in-house from the ground up or partnering with a number of tech firms. This is widely expected to shape the future of private and public transportation, and in turn have other implications…
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Wall Art Display Ideas – These contemporary industrial metal clamps are an alternative way to display a collection
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Metal Injection
SUICIDE SILENCE Producer Thinks Backlash To New Single Is “Fucking Awesome”
Have you heard the new Suicide Silence single, “Doris?” The track premiered last week and everybody seems to have an opinion… The post SUICIDE SILENCE Producer Thinks Backlash To New Single Is “Fucking Awesome” appeared first on Metal Injection.
Computerworld
It’s time to start planning for SQL Server on Linux
Bringing SQL Server to Linux is one of the bigger steps in Microsoft’s plan to help developers build any app for (and from) any platform. And despite the fact that it was only announced in spring 2016, you shouldn’t think of SQL Server on Linux as being a subset of the full Windows offering, says Rohan…
Geek.com
I Shot Machine Guns, Just Like in the Video Games!
Most of us have fired guns. I mean in video games. We’ve played with hundreds of them in Call of Duty, Battlefield, and every other FPS. Firing the real thing is a different […]
Lifehacker
Ask Dr. NerdLove: I Wish I Were A Little Bit Taller
Image via ShutterstockHello, sexy munchkins of the Interwebs. Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the dating column that helps your Genji find the Mercy of his dreams.It’s one thing to take time to work on issues that make dating more difficult, but what if those issues are out of your control? Can you still…
Gear Patrol
Meet Hasselblad’s Compact Beauty, the X1D
50 megapixels of power in the palm of your hand. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
New in the Store: Own a Piece of British Timekeeping History
An iconic aviator’s watch by Smith, the famous English gauge-maker. You’re going to want to check this out. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
How to Automatically Clear Storage on Your Mac
Extra storage, in three easy steps. …Read More »
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The Manual
Style Meets Function in Joey Roth Ceramic Speaker Towers
These Joey Roth ceramic speaker towers compliment any modern, minimalist home. The post Style Meets Function in Joey Roth Ceramic Speaker Towers appeared first on The Manual.
Zero Hedge
House Passes Budget Resolution Clearing Path For Obamacare Repeal
After a tweet from the President-elect this morning promising that “The “Unaffordable” Care Act will soon be history!”, the House of Representatives has just approved a budget resolution that brings that promise one step closer to its fruition.  Although many speculated that House Republicans would splinter…
Zero Hedge
Mainstream Media Meltdown: ‘Journalists’ Seek ‘Safe Space’ To Discuss “How To Cover Trump”
After the president-elect’s first press conference since the election this week, it appears the mainstream media is in need of a ‘safe space’. As The Hill reports, so-called journalists from the Huffington Post, Slate, CNN, and Univision will gather days before Donald Trump’s inauguration to publicly…
Zero Hedge
Friday Humor? Man Pays DMV Tax Bill With 300,000 Pennies
Submitted by Carey Wedler via TheAntiMedia.org, As Americans weather unprecedented division and vitriol amid the impending presidency of Donald Trump, there’s one thing many can still agree on: the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is a deplorable place that yields unending frustration, wasted time,…
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A Fight Over Ethics in the Age of Trump
The 2016 presidential election and its aftermath have highlighted the extent to which a deeply divided American public interprets events and information through a partisan lens. After all, Oxford Dictionaries even picked “post-truth” as its Word of the Year. Under Donald Trump’s administration, even…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
12-inch MacBook case would add ports, power, protection
Apple’s 12-inch MacBooks are light, capable and generally well-favored amongst the Apple crowd, except for one thing – the single USB Type C port. The all-in-one Boost protective case (currently on Kickstarter) would overcome that limitation with an external battery and a slew of built-in expansion…
Digg Top Stories
The Most Savage Mountain Bike Footy You’ll Ever See Brah
If you’re looking for three minutes of a bunch of dudes goofin’ around on mountain bikes set to hardcore music, then buddy, you’ve come to the right place.
Digg Top Stories
Every Trump Tweet Activates Thousands Of Computer Algorithms
Each Trump tweet also activates thousands of computer algorithms: Stocks are instantly bought and sold and emails fired off — even electrical currents are affected.
Digg Top Stories
These Paper-Airplane Drones May One Day Save Your Life
Drones are expensive, and they can only travel a distance that will allow the aircraft to maintain enough battery life to turn around and come back, essentially cutting in half the distance they can cover. But what if the drones didn’t have to come back — because they were disposable?
Architectural Record
5 Rules To Optimize Roof Daylighting In High-Performance Buildings
Roof daylighting often results in a shiny dress that is thermally uncomfortable and regrettably inefficient. Use these efficient answers to enhance comfort and eliminate the risks of leaks and condensation.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
The Tell: Stock market’s most unloved shares send worrying signal
If you are the pessimistic type and need an excuse to sell stocks, it may be lurking in short interest numbers, according to Bespoke Investing Group
Cool Material
STEAL: Extra 25% off Sale Items at Billy Reid
We love just about everything that comes out of Billy Reid in terms of design, construction and style, but we’re not always too keen on the price tags. When you’re getting an Extra 25% off Sale Items until 1/22 with code SALEONSALE the price tags are a lot easier to swallow. Shoes and boots. Bags […]
EETimes:
No Sign of 450mm on the Horizon
Momentum behind a transition in semiconductor manufacturing to 450mm wafers has died down considerably over the past several years.
EETimes:
Discarding Superfluous Pharmaceuticals
It would be nice if pharmacies offered some sort of pharmaceutical disposal service so as to stop people from simply flushing unwanted medications down the toilet
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Ten Top Images on Archinect’s “Student Work” Pinterest Board
In case you haven’t checked out Archinect’s Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding student projects on various Archinect People profiles.(Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)Today’s top…
DudeIWantThat.com
Verve No-More-Canker-Sore Toothpaste
Canker sores. Ulcers in the mouth that hurt like a mother and stick around like a mother-in-law. I used to get those bastards, like, once a month before I read about Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, SLS-free toothpaste, and Verve. So, yeah, this is something I’m telling you about because I’ve actually tried it,…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Energy companies are about ready to loosen the purse strings
Wall Street expects oil-and-gas companies to spend more in 2017, but lean times are unlikely to be over.
Metal Underground.com
Svart Crown Posts New Song “Transsubstantiation”
Strange is the night where black stars rise… France’s trailblazing death/black metal export and true preservers of the black flame Svart Crown just released the first track off new album “Abreaction.” Experience the “Transsubstantiation” below! After Svart Crown’s previous album “Profane” released…
Metal Underground.com
Emmure Reveals New Album “Look At Yourself”
Metalcore group Emmure has revealed the cover and release date for upcoming album “Look At Yourself.” The band’s follow-up to 2014 album “Eternal Enemies” is Emmure’s first with SharpTone Records and will be released on March 3rd, 2017. Pre-orders are online here. To give listeners a taste of what…
Curbed National
Incredible Frank Lloyd Wright house with 15 acres and waterfall asks $8M
The Tiranna house was built in 1955 and is located on 15 acres in New Canaan, CT 2016 saw a host of noteworthy Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes go up for sale—and the trend seems to be continuing into the new year. The Wall Street Journal reports that Tiranna, a 1955-built residence named after the…
VICE News
Industrial mercury contamination discovered upstream from Grassy Narrows
An environmental non-profit group is calling on the Ontario government to investigate after it found evidence of industrial mercury contamination upstream from the Grassy Narrows First Nation, where more than 300 people have been diagnosed with mercury poisoning. Last summer, former Dryden paper mill…
How-To Geek
How to Take a Screenshot on Your iPhone or iPad
Snapping a screenshot of your iPhone is a great way to preserve exactly what you see on the screen and, thankfully, it’s dead simple to do since the shortcut is built right into iOS.Click Here to Continue Reading
RT – Daily news
Private capital-dominated US health care system is about to get worse – Chomsky
As Donald Trump and congressional Republicans prepare to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, possibly without a replacement program, Americans, especially the poor, can expect health care in the US to remain “an international scandal,” Noam Chomsky says. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Verge – All Posts
Why carmakers want to keep Apple and Google at arm’s length
The splashiest auto news coming out of CES and the North American International Auto Show has been about new models, self-driving tech, and wild concepts. But in a quieter series of moves, automakers also continued to strengthen their control over what it is we’re able to do inside our cars, particularly…
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Photoshop this you know what screw you, I don’t care if the light bulb is out I’m not going out there to change it [Photoshop]
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iPhone 8, Galaxy S8 to have highest water-resistance rating: Report
This year’s flagship smartphones will be water and dust resistant with an IP68 rating.
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This is why I think Iceland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world – Black sand beach, Iceland [OC][4359 × 2860]
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Lifehacker
HealthView Gives You a Better Overall Look at Your Apple Health Data
iPhone: The Apple Health dashboard isn’t really a great way to quickly glance at all your health data in on place. It packs in a weird amount of unnecessary information and larger, useless graphics. HealthView gives you a more concise view of that same data.HealthView is really nothing more than a new…
Digital Trends
JBL Everest Elite 700 Platinum review
JBL’s feature-packed Everest Elite 700, the latest iteration of the company’s popular Everest line, are perhaps the perfect set of cans to help the brand celebrate 70 years in business. Packed with features like wireless Bluetooth connection, noise-cancelling, and an extremely customizable sound signature,…
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Shots In The Back, Children Tasered: DOJ Details Excessive Force By Chicago Police
An investigation by the Justice Department found that Chicago police are poorly trained in use of force, can easily collude to conceal acts of brutality and are rarely punished for violations.(Image credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
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Study: What Was The Impact Of The Iconic Photo Of The Syrian Boy?
Researchers from the University of Oregon wanted to know if the emotional response to the image translated into greater charitable support for Syrian refugees.(Image credit: DHA/AP)
SlashGear
Panasonic’s HOSPI robot gets new jobs at hotel and airport
Panasonic is getting in on the current robot craze, revealing new real-world trials for its HOSPI Autonomous Delivery Robot that will kick off this month. Set to be loosed upon the corridors of the ANA Crowne Plaza Narita hotel, as well as Narita International Airport, the robot – which resembles an…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
Waking Up to Coachella’s Conservative Tinge
Just as one right-leaning businessman takes command politically, another has become the focus of debate in rock and roll. Earlier in January, the music press suddenly seemed to realize that the parent company of Coachella, the iconic two-weekend Southern California festival, is owned by Philip Anschutz,…
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Tick tock: A new LG smartwatch or four may be on the way soon
The world of smartwatches has been relatively quiet as of late, but LG might be coming back to stir things up with a new wearable … or more.The company behind the LG Watch Urbane has completed FCC certification in the US for what could be up to four new smartwatch models. That, or four versions of…
Bloomberg
Pemex Is So Cash-Starved Its Selling a Little League Baseball Field
Bloomberg
Litvaks Simple Lies Thrived in Complex Market, Jury Is Told
Bloomberg
Trump Is Considering Another Thiel Associate to Lead FDA
RT – Daily news
‘Assault on all Muslims:’ Jerusalem Grand Mufti slams potential US embassy move
The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem has condemned the plans to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which were earlier announced by President-elect Donald Trump. The mufti said it would be an “assault” on every Muslim in the world. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The private-investment firm that is opening its books to the public
FundersClub, an online investing platform, is pulling back the curtain on the often closelipped world of private company investing.
Metal Underground.com
Ghost Season Releasing “Like Stars In A Neon Sky” Album
Athens-based alternative metal band Ghost Season will release debut album, “Like Stars In a Neon Sky,” on January 27th via Pavement Entertainment. The album was co-produced by vocalist J.Loren Wince, from alt-rockers Hurt. “This is what we were waiting for,” said bassist Dorian Gates. “Over the last…
Metal Underground.com
Of The Sun Releasing New Album “Before A Human Path”
Southern progressive metal band Of The Sun will release new album “Before A Human Path” on April 14th, 2017. While Of the Sun’s sound is firmly rooted in groove and thrash metal, it also contains elements of prog, which creates a unique listening experience. The band commented: “With ‘Before a Human…
Gizmodo
Treat Yourself to a Massage Any Time You Want It With This Discounted Massager
This neck massager may look like a torture device, but let me tell you. I have a similar one from a different brand and it’s fantastic. The weird arm things help you regular the pressure of the massager and it also heats up. It’s like the best straight jacket you’ve ever worn.Read more…
Gizmodo
An Artist Is Turning Donald Trump Quotes Into Classic Comic Book Covers
It’s both amazing and depressing at the same time.Read more…
Gizmodo
NASA’s Supercomputers Reveal the Incredible Turbulence Produced By a Drone
If you’ve ever been blasted by the downwash of a drone when it flies over you, you know how much air four spinning rotors can move. But to help improve the design and flight characteristics of future drones, NASA had its supercomputers simulate what that air movement actually looks like, and it’s impossibly…
Inside Science
Computer Science Technique Helps Astronomers Explore the Universe
Computer Science Technique Helps Astronomers Explore the Universe “Deep learning” finds telltale arcs of light that indicate massive objects. gravlensing_color_glass4.jpg Image credits: Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator…
VICE News
The dismantling of Obamacare has officially begun
Republicans moved a step closer to dismantling the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, after the House of Representatives voted to repeal the law without a replacement one day after the Senate did the same. Acting under pressure from President-elect Donald Trump and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, the…
RT – Daily news
Airport nightmare: Water main break shuts down LAX terminal bathrooms, drinking fountains
Travelers inside Los Angeles International Airport’s Terminal 5 for arrivals are without bathrooms and hot food, following a water main break. Airport personnel are handing out water, as people wait for portable toilets to be delivered. Concession stands have been ordered to serve only pre-packaged…
CNET News.com
Are selfie takers narcissists? The answer isn’t so simple – CNET
Student researchers set out to understand what motivates the selfie-obsessed. See if you recognize yourself in one of the three groups of selfie takers they identified.
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WhatsApp again dogged by privacy questions, but there’s a fix – CNET
A Guardian report says WhatsApp and its parent Facebook could intercept user messages. Security experts aren’t sure it’s really a problem.
CNET News.com
When should I upgrade my HDMI cables? – CNET
With the announcement of HDMI 2.1 and new 48G cables, do you need to upgrade? We go over when and why.
CNET News.com
Friday the 13th debunked? Quadruple-cursed flight lands safely – CNET
It should have been the most unlucky flight ever, but it landed just fine at HEL. Kind of makes you wonder about the passengers…
CNET News.com
Foxconn considers building LCD factory in US, report says – CNET
The plan “on the table” follows statements the Taiwan-based Apple supplier made in December about expanding manufacturing operations into the US.
CNET News.com
The Nintendo Switch is our last chance for modular gadgets – CNET
Commentary: If Nintendo can’t make this work, nobody will.
CNET News.com
Video shows inflatable pack saving snowboarder from avalanche – CNET
A first-person video shows the harrowing moments when a snowboarder is caught in an avalanche and protected by his high-tech backpack.
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
The “Asgard archaea” are our own cells’ closest relatives
Hospital-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria. (credit: NIAID) Thanks to microscopy, early biologists were able to make a binary distinction: there were eukaryotes and bacteria. The former had large, complex cells with internal compartments, while the latter were…
Next Big Future
Trump edging closer to appointing supporters of antiaging treatments to lead FDA
President-elect Donald Trump met on Thursday with two Silicon Valley associates of billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel for potential roles in the Food and Drug Administration.Trump will meet with entrepreneur Balaji Srinivasan and Jim O’Neill, a former Health and Human Services official under President…
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If you’ve ever wondered how long you could evade tolls before getting caught, it’s about $12K [Dumbass]
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Study of Microbes Reveals New Insight About Earth’s Geology and Carbon Cycles
Tiny microbes play a big role in cycling carbon and other key elements through our air, water, soil and sediment. Researchers who study these processes at Argonne National Laboratory have discovered that these microbial communities are significantly affected by the types of carbon “food” sources available….
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Personal Finance Daily: Start preparing your tax returns now and should you boycott L.L. Bean over politics?
Friday’s top personal finance stories
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FTC vs D-Link: All bark, no bite
Most routers are bad. Bad to their little router bones. But they were made that way. And when you get one of the bad ones in your home, they sit there like little privacy and security time bombs, just waiting to become conduits of evil in your house….
Computerworld
How much is a data breach going to cost you?
It is going to cost yaImage by ThinkstockA recent IBM study found that the average cost of a data breach has hit $4 million—up from $3.8 million in 2015. There are countless factors that could affect the cost of a data breach in your organization, and it’s virtually impossible to predict the exact cost….
Computerworld
The 22 best changes in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002
One build, almost a whole new OSMicrosoft releases new builds of Windows 10 for its Insider beta testers every so often—some minor, some really significant. You can call Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002, released this week, a really big deal.Microsoft’s notes on the new build ran to over a dozen…
Mashable
This boot has been recalled after Redditors found swastika prints on the sole
A seemingly innocuous men’s boot available from a retailer on Amazon has been recalled after a Redditor discovered it left a tread print that looked a lot like a swastika. Earlier this week a user on the site posted an image of their newly purchased New Men’s Polar Fox Winter Cap Toe Wool Lining Boot….
Master Feed : The Atlantic
Former Intel Chief: Community Caught Between ‘Scylla and Charybdis’ on Trump Dossier
There were two high-profile, highly sensitive documents circulating in Washington in early January, both relating to Donald Trump and the Russians. The first, a classified report by the U.S. intelligence community, contained evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 United States election, which intelligence…
WIRED
Investigating FBI Director Comey’s Actions Can’t Undo the Past
The Inspector General will probe Comey’s actions in the Clinton email case, but can only do so much. The post Investigating FBI Director Comey’s Actions Can’t Undo the Past appeared first on WIRED.
Science | Smithsonian
A Wise Monkey Knows How Little He Knows
Japanese scientists find that macaque monkeys, like humans, know the limits of their own memory
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Apple TV just got a big boost for better gaming
The revamped Apple TV hasn’t had the strongest start of any streaming video box. When it came out, many critics (myself included) panned it for delivering too little, too late – especially in the gaming department.But a recent change to Apple TV’s app size limitation could change that. Today Apple announced…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
alain gilles sculpts graphic shapes for evolution kitchen tools
comprised of four vigorous and comfortable products, the set includes a tart server and display stand, a carafe, a cooking thermometer and a cutting board. The post alain gilles sculpts graphic shapes for evolution kitchen tools appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Annual report examines state of college student mental heath
Despite increased demand for counseling centers on college campuses, students aren’t necessarily getting sicker. Instead, it’s likely student mental health needs across the country have increased due to national prevention and awareness efforts over the past decade.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Bloodstream infections: Most common type of health care-associated infections in children
A new study establishes the prevalence and type of health care-associated infections (HAIs) in children in Europe and describes risk factors for infection in this population.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Cleverly designed tuberculosis vaccine shows promise in mice
A clever new tuberculosis vaccine has shown promise in trials in mice. If it succeeds, it will be the first new TB vaccine in a century. With the rise of multidrug resistant tuberculosis, the difficulty of curing the disease, and the large annual death toll, a successful vaccine could be a huge benefit…
Metal Underground.com
Porta Daemonium Releasing “Serpent Of Chaos” On Vinyl
Blood Harvest Records has set March 31st as the international release date for Porta Daemonium’s debut album, “Serpent of Chaos,” on vinyl LP format. Porta Daemonium formed in Santiago, Chile in 1998 under the name Porta Salominiis. After several years, due to the designs of Hell to keep the essence…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Brett Arends’s ROI: Don’t buy the spin: Trump’s tycoons really will avoid taxes
If tax ‘deferral’ isn’t avoidance, try deferring paying your own taxes, writes Brett Arends.
RollingStone.com: Music
Read T.I.’s Candid Open Letter to Donald Trump
With one week to go before Donald Trump assumes the highest office in the land, rapper Tip “T.I.” Harris has shared an open letter to the president-elect with Rolling Stone to “take the time to share what many of US would like you to see.” “Should it ever at times seem as though WE are against YOU, I…
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[Serious] People who’ve written malicious code (viruses, trojans, etc), what motivated you to do so? If you stopped, what motivated you to stop?
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Ridiculous moves
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In an alternate universe
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You might have your No Man’s Sky box for a reminder, but I have the everlasting gaze of Duke Nukem to stop my pre-orders.
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TechCrunch
Researchers find that “moderate” screen use is OK for teens
 Parents rejoice! Researchers have found that “moderate” screen use “has no detectable link to well-being and levels of engagement.” This means your kids can play on the iPad for a few hours — but not all of them. The study, led by psychological scientist Andrew Przybylski of the University of Oxford,…
Macworld
The Week in iOS Apps: Games galore
This week’s new apps (and games!) When the dog days of winter have set in, what to do? How about distract yourself with a good iOS game. This week’s roundup is chock full of them. Read on!Astropad StudioImage by Astropad StudioTo read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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Human Rights Groups Respond To Obama Administration Lifting Sanctions Against Sudan
The Obama administration is easing sanctions on Sudan, saying that country is helping on counter terrorism. Human rights groups call the move inexplicable.
News
People In Rural U.S. More Likely To Die From Leading Causes Of Death Than Urbanites
NPR’s Robert Siegel talks to National Rural Health Association’s Brock Slabach about a report that people in rural areas are more likely to die from the top causes of death than those in urban areas.
News
Week In Politics: Trump’s Press Conference And Conflicts Of Interests
NPR’s Kelly McEvers speaks with David Brooks of the New York Times, and EJ Dionne of the Washington Post about the political news of the week.
News
Tennesseans: ‘Will Policies Protect Us As The ACA Is Repealed?’
Tennessee has one of the least healthy populations in the country, a problem its Republican governor tried to address by expanding Medicaid. It was rejected, and insurers have raised their rates.
News
DOJ Report On Chicago Police Finds ‘Pattern Of Excessive Force’
After a year-long investigation, the U.S. Justice Department reported on Friday that the Chicago police department uses excessive force and its officers are poorly trained.
News
Mexico Economy Sinks Under Pressure From Trump And Missteps By The Government
Mexico’s economy is taking a big hit under pressure from Donald Trump and missteps by its government. The peso is trading at record lows, inflation is rising and citizens are taking to the streets.
News
Democrats Hold Rallies Across Country To Fight GOP Efforts To Repeal Obamacare
Democrats will hold rallies across the country to protest the GOP agenda aimed at dismantling the Affordable Care Act. Sen. Bernie Sanders is playing a central role as he leads party outreach.
VentureBeat
SnipperClips is a cute cooperative Nintendo Switch game about shapes
Nintendo is showing off a cute game on its Treehouse Live stream called SnipperClips. In the two-player game, you play as a cute character that looks like an upside down pencil eraser with legs. How’s that for creativity? You can snip your character and create the right shape to accomplish various…
VentureBeat
Nintendo’s premium Switch Online subscription only gives you limited-time trials of SNES games
You don’t get to keep the games you get as part of Nintendo’s Switch Online service. Nintendo is beginning a paid online gaming network for Switch that is similar to Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus, except it has a few key differences. Switch Online will begin charging a monthly fee in the fall,…
VentureBeat
3 human speech characteristics that AI is about to destroy
GUEST: The Amazon Echo and Echo Dot were the best-selling products across Amazon this year. We are on the cusp of an era where talking to machines will be as natural as talking to humans. With artificial assistants there is a pressure to provide an experience; to give the customer an interaction that…
BBC News – World
Girl stolen as a baby thought something was wrong – police
Kamiyah Mobley herself thought that something untoward had happened, says Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams.
Ars Technica
Still no ACA replacement plan, but GOP ads say it exists and is awesome
Enlarge / President-elect Donald Trump meets with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) at the US Capitol. (credit: Getty | Zach Gibson) A GOP-affiliated group is spending more than $1.4 million to run digital and television advertisements that laud a Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act—despite…
Ars Technica
GOP group spending >$1.4M to tout ACA replacement plan that may not exist
Enlarge / President-elect Donald Trump meets with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) at the US Capitol. (credit: Getty | Zach Gibson) A GOP-affiliated group is spending more than $1.4 million to run digital and television advertisements that laud a Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act—despite…
9to5Mac
WatchPlayer: Play podcast episodes directly from the Apple Watch speaker [Video]
WatchPlayer is a free app that allows you to transfer full podcast episodes to the Apple Watch for offline playback. That means you can leave the house without your iPhone and listen to your favorite shows while on-the-go. The app isn’t the prettiest from a design perspective and podcast file transfers…
Reason.com Full Feed
Low Approval Ratings for Trump, House Votes on Obamacare Repeal, Paul Ryan Dabs: P.M. Links
President-Elect Donald Trump has very low approval ratings. Ex-Breitbart writers think Breitbart sold out, and are working on creating an even more avowedly pro-Trump advocacy organization. Rep. John Lewis says Trump is not a legitimate president. Some Republican members of Congress say reining…
VICE News
U.S. sanctions on Sudan just got lighter after 20 years
The U.S. is scaling back 20-year-old sanctions on Sudan — one of three countries the State Department designates as a state sponsor of terrorism — just a week before President Obama’s term comes to an end. Friday’s executive order will ease trade and financial sanctions on the East African country, and…
The New Yorker
Trump, L. L. Bean, and the Peculiar Politics of Maine
The state of Maine has carved out a peculiar place in American political life in recent years. Governor Paul LePage, who has served since 2011, is a Republican known for making inflammatory remarks, denouncing Hillary Clinton, and blacklisting news organizations that anger him, tendencies that may currently…
Metal Injection
JUNIUS To Release Eternal Rituals For The Accretion Of Light In March
It’s been 3 years, but it’s finally time. The post JUNIUS To Release Eternal Rituals For The Accretion Of Light In March appeared first on Metal Injection.
Metal Injection
DANK SLAMS: Premiere Of CRANIAL ENGORGEMENT Track “Molded By Cruelty” (Featuring DYING FETUS’ John Gallagher)
The past 24 hours has seen the Dank Slams office turned into the land of living, breathing, slobbering bobbleheads –… The post DANK SLAMS: Premiere Of CRANIAL ENGORGEMENT Track “Molded By Cruelty” (Featuring DYING FETUS’ John Gallagher) appeared first on Metal Injection.
Metal Injection
Funeral Doom Friday: UNTIL DEATH OVERTAKES ME Makes A Triumphant Return With Antemortem
Belgian Funeral Doom that weaves in somber, synthesized ambiance and drone. The post Funeral Doom Friday: UNTIL DEATH OVERTAKES ME Makes A Triumphant Return With Antemortem appeared first on Metal Injection.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Understanding blended galaxies
Galaxies are merging all the time, even our own galaxy, the Milky Way. But how these mergers occur isn’t entirely clear. An American astrophysicist will use a National Science Foundation grant to find and characterize supermassive black holes associated with merging galaxies.
Metal Injection
Album Review: TOWERTower
Tower are the motherfucking saviors of rock and roll. You know you want to jam this shit. The post Album Review: TOWERTower appeared first on Metal Injection.
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Driverless electric shuttle being tested in downtown Vegas
There’s a new thrill on the streets of downtown Las Vegas, where high- and low-rollers alike are climbing aboard what officials call the first driverless electric shuttle operating on a public U.S. street.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
NASA’s Terra Satellite sees a spark of life in former Tropical Depression 01W’s remnants
NASA’s Terra satellite recently analyzed the remnant low pressure area previously known as Tropical Depression 01W in infrared light as it showed a spark of new activity.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study reveals way to design key protein-binding structures
Scientists at the University of Washington in Seattle have deciphered key rules that govern how proteins form pocket-like structures essential to many protein functions.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Scientists reprogram embryonic stem cells to expand their potential cell fates
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, have found a way to reprogram mouse embryonic stem cells so that they exhibit developmental characteristics resembling those of fertilized eggs, or zygotes.
Mashable
Bull shark steals a fish right off a fisherman’s line
“Oh my f*ck.” Fisherman were surprised to see a rogue bull shark doing a little bit of opportunist fishing on the Breede River in Western Cape, South Africa, last month. The men noticed the shark in the water, and sure enough, it snagged a fish right off their line as they reeled it in to the…
Loudwire
Saxon Targeting August for New Album, Biff Byford Talks Live Reputation + More [Interview]
Saxon frontman Biff Byford spoke with Full Metal Jackie about their 10th album, ‘Let Me Feel Your Power,’ and revealed when the next studio album is expected. Continue reading…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Samsung Notebook 9 vs. Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch)
Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro is set to have another Windows-based rival this year, in Samsung’s updated Notebook 9. Read on, as we compare the features and specs of the two 13-in variants… Continue Reading Samsung Notebook 9 vs. Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch) Category: Laptops Tags:…
SlashGear
Here’s every Nintendo Switch game trailer released so far
We were hoping that Nintendo would have a lot of games to show off during last night’s Switch event, and boy did Nintendo deliver. With an impressive of number of games announced, that can only mean one thing: a lot of game trailers. Luckily for you, we’ve collected them all in this one place you don’t…
Gear Patrol
Everything You Need to Know About the Nintendo Switch
What you need to know from last night’s big reveal. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
New in the Store: The Perfect Gym/Work Duffel Bag
Aer has designed a hybrid bag perfect for sweaty shorts and work laptops alike. …Read More »
Lifehacker
Get to Know Everything About Using a Multimeter With This Guide
Multimeters seem simple enough to use. You turn it on, connect the leads, then start poking things. Really though, there’s a quite a bit going on in a multimeter and a lot of different settings to get used to. Make has a guide that walks you through everything you need to know.Make’s guide covers everything…
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Nintendo will have a Switch app to help with parental controls
Nintendo dropped all the official details on its new Switch console that’s set to arrive in March while most of us were sleeping. Along with a truckload of hardware and software info, the company also has an app for Android and iOS to help parents ke…
Computerworld
7 IT recruiting predictions for 2017
In 2016, recruiters grappled with an evolving job market, an incredibly competitive hiring landscape, a shortage of IT talent and sky-high salaries for in-demand roles. Those trends are likely to continue into 2017 as recruiters continue to adapt to the this high-demand, low supply hiring landscape,…
News
White Nationalists’ Enthusiasm For Trump Cools
White nationalists were early, enthusiastic supporters of Donald Trump in the election. But the so-called alt-right has splintered since Election Day and now looks less potent than it once appeared.(Image credit: Ariel Zambelich/NPR)
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Maybe Chicago schools should declare bankruptcy and get it over with, says Moody’s
While unfunded pension liabilities will continue weighing on the City of Chicago’s credit profile—it’s rated Ba1 negative—plans to significantly increase contributions with higher taxes is a favorable departure from prior funding practices, says Moody’s. The liquidity crisis for its public schools is…
The Manual
What to Dry Clean and When, a Guy’s Guide to Getting Clean
Learn to dry clean like a grown ass man. The post What to Dry Clean and When, a Guy’s Guide to Getting Clean appeared first on The Manual.
Zero Hedge
Confirmed: “Unknown” Republican, Democrat Paid For Anti-Trump Report
Having learned previously both the identity of the former British intelligence officer who compiled the “Trump dossier”, revealed by the WSJ earlier this week as former MI-6 staffer Christopher Steele, currently director of London-based Orbis Business Intelligence, and that John McCain was the person…
Zero Hedge
What can we learn by looking at a carnival, a casino, and the stock market as simple-closed systems?
Gambling with cards or dice or stock is all one thing.It’s getting money without giving an equivalent for it. -Henry Ward Beecher   What can we learn by looking at a carnival, a casino, and the stock market as simple-closed systems? For our purposes, at its most basic economic level, a carnival has…
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Lawyers warn students to think twice about having sex with drunken women which pretty much eliminates having sex while in college. At least that was subby’s experience [Sad]
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Pioneering SESAME light source circulates first beam
A beam circulated for the first time on 12 January, 2017 in the pioneering SESAME synchrotron. This is an important milestone on the way to research at the first light-source laboratory in the Middle East.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
New research holds promise for personalized lung cancer treatments
New research has uncovered distinct types of tumors within small cell lung cancer that look and act differently from one another. Scientists also identified a targeted drug combination that worked well with one specific tumor type. The study findings suggest small cell lung cancer should not be treated…
DigsDigs
Counterweight Chandelier Inspired By Galileo’s Studies
Industrial and even steampunk-inspired designs have become popular, many home owners and designers create such interiors. Extended pipes, rusty metal, unique yet inspiring designs characterize industrial and stwmapunk decor, this is very chic and unusual. If you are among lovers of such styles and maybe…
Digg Top Stories
Lasers Activate Killer Instinct In Mice
Researchers have found a switch that seems to turn on a mouse’s predatory instincts. When certain parts of the rodents’ brains were stimulated with light, mice displayed a complex array of hunting activities.
Digg Top Stories
The Emotional Mystery Of A Mother’s Multiple Personalities
I had always wondered about her death, how long it would take to find out about it and who would track her children down to tell them. Now I knew. Fifty-three days, and a lawyer.
Master Feed : The Atlantic
The Transnational Trolley and Doughnuts in Juarez: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
Is Europe Disintegrating? Timothy Garton Ash | The New York Review of Books “The period of European history after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 might be called, in shorthand, ‘post-wall.’ But then we face a further question: Are we still in that period? Or did the post-wall era end during my…
Mashable
All the celebrities who’ll be performing at the inauguration vs. protesting it in one beautiful graphic
Donald Trump released a brand new list of celebrity performers for his inauguration today and the result is still a little short. The presidential inaugural committee has struggled to attract celebrities to perform at the event, or at least ones you don’t have to Google to find out who they are. Even…
The Awesomer
Volta V PC
Price: $1999+  | BuyComputer Direct Outlet’s Volta V is a custom-made PC that houses high end components in a compact bamboo or walnut chassis. It has liquid cooling and magnetic dust filters to keep it cool, clean and quiet, and comes with a lifetime warranty. More Awesome Stuff:…
Slashdot
Facebook No Longer Clearly Labels Edited Posts
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Mashable: Have you ever made a cringeworthy mistake in a Facebook post? Don’t lie, the answer is yes. If you have a sense of shame, Facebook at least allows you to go back and correct your gaffe by editing the post, a feature that certain other social media networks…
Mises Institute
Free Market Economics and Crony Capitalism
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssCorporate WelfareFree MarketsWorld HistoryFree Market Economics and Crony Capitalism 0 Views In my last post, I made light of British columnist George Monbiot’s absurd charge that today’s free market economists and libertarians are part of an establishment…
Popular Science
Endangered bumblebees, babies’ brains, and more amazing images of the week
Science Newsworthy eye candy Our favorite images from this week in science, health, and space news.
Popular Science
That ‘alien megastructure’ star might actually be a planet-eater
Space Starving stars are more common than intelligent life Tabby’s star probably isn’t surrounded by an energy-sucking alien super-structure. But it may have eaten a nearby planet.
Cool Hunting
Link About It: Insight on Snapchat’s New Features
As alluring as Snapchat can be, and liberating when it comes to sharing with spontaneity as opposed to belabored editing, it’s been far from intuitive—especially regarding search. Today, the social media service unveiled their universal search feature…… Continue…
Curbed National
‘Floating’ timber modern house in the woods offers mod take on rustic
Yes please! “Rustic” can mean log cabins and taxidermy, but it absolutely doesn’t have to. Case in point: This 3,600-square-foot, timber-glass-and-steel dwelling in St-Adolphe D’Howard, Quebec, Canada, courtesy of Montreal firm MU Architecture. Designed for clients who insisted the house embrace its…
PandoDaily
Brian Chesky’s unbelievable journey
[Editor’s note: This piece, based on my PandoMonthly interview with Brian Chesky, originally ran on Startups.co as part of an editorial collaboration with Pando aimed at sharing founders’ struggles, challenges, and origin stories with millions of founders across America.] Brian Chesky’s dad wasn’t thrilled…
PandoDaily
We stand with TechDirt, and so should you
My sincere apologies if it seems like an “all Peter Thiel all the time” day on Pando today. Believe me when I say no one’s fingers burn as painfully as mine when writing his name. (Disclosure: Thiel is a Pando investor, ow ow it hurts.) And yet, it seems like every thread of every horrible thing happening…
PandoDaily
Thiel confirms Palantir will not help build Trump’s Muslim database
Earlier this week, the New York Times’ Maureen Dowd interviewed Peter Thiel (a Pando investor, for crying out loud) about his support for Donald Trump. The interview appeared in the newspaper’s Fashion and Style section. In any normal universe, that combination of words alone would have been remarkable…
News
Website Goes Down At Office Of Government Ethics Amid Political Storm
The director of the Office of Government Ethics has been outspoken in calling for President-elect Donald Trump to divest from his businesses. Now, congressional Republicans want him to testify.(Image credit: U.S. Office of Government Ethics)
Bloomberg
Gambler Wants Insider Case Tossed After Two Years of FBI Leaks
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What the Investigation Into the Chicago Police Department Found
The results of the investigation into the Chicago Police Department’s use of force released Friday by the U.S. Department of Justice shows the city’s police engaged in systemic practices that violated residents’ constitutional rights. Here are some of the key findings from the report, which you can read…
Acquire
Viberg’s Service Boot gets dipped for Haven’s 10th Anniversary
A strong new addition to their 10th Anniversary collection.Viberg is contributing to Haven’s 10th Anniversary collection with two pairs of their Service Boots that have undergone a thorough dyeing process. Staring with a kangaroo leather upper, the entire boot is then dyed in indigo or a black dye, which…
TMZ.com
Soulja Boy Predicts K.O. in Chris Brown Fight, If He Can Quit Weed (VIDEO)
Soulja Boy needs to clear the air about boxing Chris Brown — telling us exactly why he’s fighting, how the match will end … and about his struggle to put down weed beforehand. Soulja sounded focused and pumped about training when…
TMZ.com
Floyd Mayweather to Dana White: ‘You’re a F***ing Comedian’ (VIDEO)
Floyd Mayweather is shooting down Dana White’s $25 MILLION offer to fight Conor McGregor … saying simply, “You’re a f**king comedian!” Earlier Friday, White appeared on ‘The Herd’ on FS1 and made the official offer for the fight — $25 mil each…
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Best music videos of the week ending 1/13
  Today is both Friday the 13th and a full moon! If you haven’t experienced any strange occurrences, just wait and see or consider yourself lucky. In the meantime, you can check out this week’s top five videos. 5) Primal Attack  “Halfborn” Portuguese thrashers Primal Attack unleashed the video for the…
Next Big Future
$13 billion Ford Carrier is now scheduled for deliver in April 2017
: The long-delayed super-carrier USS Ford is “99 percent” complete and will be delivered to the Navy in April, the Navy announced late Wednesday. A date for commissioning the $13 billion ship into service has still not been yet.The Ford is the first all-new carrier design in 40 years — since the USS…
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Eagles of Death Metal documentary trailer revealed
On November 13th, 2015, Paris was the setting for one of the worst terror attacks in recent history and perhaps the biggest attack on a music event we’re aware of when 89 fans attending the Eagles of Death Metal concert at Le Bataclan were executed. Singer Jesse Hughes has already tearfully recounted…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Are herders and livestock bad for rare wildlife? It’s complicated
The Denver Zoological Foundation, WCS(Wildlife Conservation Society) and other partners have published a paper appearing in the early view edition of Conservation Biology that looks at the positive and negative relationships occurring between pastoralists, livestock, native carnivores and native herbivores…
The New Yorker
The Corruption Allegations Against Benjamin Netanyahu
In 2008, it emerged that Ehud Olmert, then Israel’s Prime Minister, was being investigated for having received cash-stuffed envelopes from an American businessman. I remember an acquaintance remarking, “Another kept man.” Like Ariel Sharon, Olmert’s predecessor, whose tenure had been dogged by allegations…
Gizmodo
Nintendo Switch: The Size Comparison
The Nintendo Switch is slightly smaller but significantly heavier than the Wii U gamepad. The Switch’s JoyCons are tinier than a Game Boy Micro. And the whole system can fit in your back pocket… sort of.Read more…
Gizmodo
Traveling Around Alaska on a Train Is Totally Gorgeous
I never really thought about visiting Alaska, but after seeing Tom Welsh’s trip out to the north, I started thinking about it hard. Read more…
Mashable
All the ways I played with Nintendo’s new Switch console today
We got to try Nintendo’s forthcoming console, the Nintendo Switch, today—playing seven different games, holding the new Joy-Con controllers in roughly five different ways. Our first real experience with the Switch and its new Joy-Con controllers might as well start with the goofy-looking fighting game…
Zero Hedge
YouTube Joins The “Fake News” Crusade, Shuts Down Popular Conservative Channel
Late last night YouTube blocked the channel of the influential conservative politics and law website, “Legal Insurrection,” citing copyright infringement claims.  The creator of the website, Cornell University Law Professor William Jacobson, told Fox News he was given no warning of the action and no…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Still no ACA replacement plan, but GOP ads say it exists and is awesome
Enlarge / President-elect Donald Trump meets with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) at the US Capitol. (credit: Getty | Zach Gibson) A GOP-affiliated group is spending more than $1.4 million to run digital and television advertisements that laud a Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act—despite…
Geek.com
Japanese Teacher Threatens to Write Students’ Names in His ‘Death Note’
If you’ve ever seen the anime Death Note or are familiar with the manga series, you probably know all about the little black book. You know the one that has the ability to kill […]
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Student Hacker Faces 10 Years in Prison For Spyware That Hit 16,000 Computers
A 21-year-old from Virginia plead guilty on Friday to writing and selling custom spyware designed to monitor a victim’s keystrokes. Zachary Shames, from Great Falls, Virginia, wrote a keylogger, malware designed to record every keystroke on a computer, and sold it to more than 3,000 people who infected…
The New Yorker
Obama’s Last Big Cuba Move
On Thursday, President Obama announced that he was scrapping the long-standing policy by which Cuban migrants arriving at U.S. borders were granted automatic access to the country, and eventual permanent-resident status. The measure, which had immediate effect, was in keeping with a dramatic series of…
Bloomberg
Carmakers in Washingtons Crosshairs in Final Days Before Trump
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The Atlantic’s Week in Culture
Don’t MissLa La Land’s Double-Edged Nostalgia—David Sims analyzes the nature of time in Damien Chazelle’s film, which pays homage to Old Hollywood while portraying the limits of worshipping the past.Amazon Films / Bleecker StreetFilmPaterson Is a Quiet, Considered Masterpiece—David Sims watches Jim Jarmusch’s…
RT – Daily news
Chicago PD sued over ‘Stingray’ surveillance of attorney, activists
The Chicago Police Department used a cell-site simulator, or “Stingray” device, to surveil citizens and activists in 2015, amounting to a warrantless, unconstitutional search, a new federal lawsuit filed by a Chicago attorney has alleged. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ultimate Classic Rock
Win Tickets to See Foreigner’s 40th Anniversary Tour
Ultimate Classic Rock is pleased to offer one lucky winner a pair of tickets to Foreigner’s 40th anniversary tour. Continue reading…
Slashdot
Open Source Codec Encodes Voice Into Only 700 Bits Per Second
Longtime Slashdot reader Bruce Perens writes: David Rowe VK5DGR has been working on ultra-low-bandwidth digital voice codecs for years, and his latest quest has been to come up with a digital codec that would compete well with single-sideband modulation used by ham contesters to score the longest-distance…
BBC News – World
Icy weather in Europe causes more hardship and chaos
The freezing conditions show little sign of abating as temperatures plummet across the continent.
Latest news
Twitter appoints new Brazil director
Former agency head gets the top role at the microblogging service
SlashGear
Tesla Superchargers may charge fees, but it’s still cheaper than gas
For years Tesla’s Superchargers have been the gravy-train for drivers of the upscale EVs, but as of this year’s production that’s all ending. Tesla’s decision to begin charging for Supercharger access is, the company insists, all about funding its expansion rather than further lining its pockets. After…
Gizmodo
Drummers Bang on Old Particle Accelerator Parts to Make Dope Beats
Last week, the touring cast from the percussion show STOMP stopped by CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, to whack old accelerator parts with drumsticks. Read more…
Gizmodo
Even the Freest Free Speech Platform Still Bans People
Last year represented a breaking point of sorts for major online platforms. The swelling tide of abuse, hate-speech, and politicized misinformation finally grew too big to be ignored. But the ensuing crackdown—as painfully slow and largely ineffective as it was—has led to a concurrent rise in largely-unknown…
Curbed National
Traffic deaths increased for the second year in a row
Fatalities on U.S. streets last year were higher than previously estimated, and experts say they don’t know why Safety experts issued a dire report in late 2016: After years of going down, traffic deaths in the U.S. were on track to dramatically increase from the year before—which was also a particularly…
Lifehacker
Locate a Lost Roku Remote By Pressing a Button On the Roku Box
Ever lost the remote to your Roku device? How-To Geek reminds us that you can sound an alarm on the remote by pressing a button on the Roku itself.This only works on the Roku 4 and Roku Ultra. On the Roku box, there’s a small button that sort of looks like a remote. Press that button, and your remote…
Acquire
Audemars Piguet debuts a Royal Oak in matte brushed ceramic
Matte. Brushed. Ceramic.Hodinkee is calling this AP the “hottest watch of SIHH 2017” and we could not agree more. Making watches out of ceramic has been a popular trend, but none have yet to take it to this level. The case and bracelet are not just ceramic, but the finish is brushed and takes an incredible…
Bloomberg
Elon Musks Mars Vision at Stake as SpaceX Set to Resume Flights
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Black motorist tackled and beaten for “stealing” his own car, remains polite & cooperative anyway. Cops immediately find out that the car is registered to him but decide to throw some resisting arrest and disobeying an officer charges at him anyway [Asinine]
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Germany says it’s OK to burn a synagogue as long as you are criticizing Israeli policy by doing so. So, if you have something against U.S. policy, it’s OK to torch a Walmart? (assuming they have Walmarts in Germany) [Fail]
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Survey Says … Housing Policy!
Today in 5 LinesThe U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the budget resolution that will instruct committees to write legislation repealing the Affordable Care Act. The Justice Department concluded in a report that the Chicago Police Department engaged in a “pattern or practice” of excessive…
Zero Hedge
Trump’s Enemies See An Opening
Submitted by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, “Fake news!” roared Donald Trump, the work of “sick people.” The president-elect was referring to a 35-page dossier of lurid details of his alleged sexual misconduct in Russia, worked up by a former British spy. A two-page summary of the 35 pages had…
Mashable
Survey says you will be surprised by who volunteered to help Trump with ‘the inner cities’
Donald Trump wants comedian and talk show host Steve Harvey to get into politics. On Friday, Harvey met with Trump in Trump Tower to discuss the Family Feud host getting involved with Ben Carson’s inner cities initiative. Carson, the GOP presidential candidate drop-out and surgeon with no government…
News
D.C. National Guard Commander Told To Step Down On Inauguration Day
Maj. Gen. Errol Schwartz says he has been ordered to step down from his command at noon — the minute Donald Trump is scheduled to be sworn in. The move is unusual in the recent history of the force.(Image credit: Spc. Tyrone Williams/715th Public Affairs Detachment)
Mises Institute
No Country Should Be Bigger Than This
Tags A A Big GovernmentHome | Feed | Blog.rssNo Country Should Be Bigger Than This Political TheoryPrivate Property 0 Views 5 hours agoFrom the perspective of the state, one of the benefits of growing larger geographically is that bigness makes it more difficult for residents to emigrate…
Mashable
Security experts mock website of Trump’s cyber czar
A good way to tell whether a “cybersecurity expert” truly knows something about cybersecurity is to take a look at their website, assuming they have one. Does the site look like something coded for a middle school project? If so, you might want to be skeptical. If, for example, the newly appointed…
Ars Technica
SpaceX makes a successful return to flight
Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket for Saturday’s Iridium NEXT launch is shown on the pad Friday morning. (credit: SpaceX) Post-launch update: Despite some last minute concerns about strong winds and a wayward boat, SpaceX launched on Saturday morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Falcon 9 rocket…
Curbed National
Charming midcentury time capsule with glorious views is up for auction in Australia
This 1960s house is on the market for the first time ever Another midcentury time capsule this way comes—by way of Brisbane, Australia. Built in the 1960s and impeccably preserved, the five-bedroom is on the market for the first time ever. Comprising two spacious floors of open-plan, indoor-outdoor…
Bloomberg Politics
U.K. Said to Fear Trump to Embolden Putin, Weaken NATO Pact
The U.K. government is deeply concerned that Donald Trump’s closeness to Russia will give sway to Vladimir Putin in eastern Europe and weaken U.S. ties with its traditional Western allies.
RT – Daily news
Chicago police used exessive force and violated rights for decades – DOJ
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has released a major report on the Chicago Police Department’s ‘pattern’ of violations of civil rights and federal laws in recent decades. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
ISIS fighters to finally stop receiving Danish unemployment benefits
Denmark will stop paying benefits to Islamic State militants as part of a new law aimed at tackling terrorism and radicalization. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lifehacker
The 12 Most Scenic Train Trips In the World
Traveling by train is one of the simplest ways to get around, and it can also be the most photogenic. These 12 routes from around the world are so visually striking you’ll be glued to your railroad car’s window for the entire trip.This graphic from Pettitt’s travel agency offers a glimpse of what you’ll…
Digital Trends
Clockwork pacemaker powered by the beating of your heart helps keep it ticking
Clockwork Heart sounds like the best Japanese role-playing game that never existed. In fact, it sums up a fascinating research project coming out of Switzerland’s University Hospital of Bern, where investigators are working to develop a clockwork pacemaker with all the mechanical ingenuity of a high-end…
Digital Trends
Between the Streams: Patriot’s Day, Chicken Man’s return, best movies of 2017
DT’s weekly entertainment show, Between the Streams, is your guide to all of the hottest, most important, and (of course) dumbest new developments in streaming and entertainment, providing a handy recap of the week that was, and a preview for what’s ahead. Follow us here every Friday, or add us via RSS,…
Digital Trends
Former Android chief Andy Rubin reportedly developing flagship Android phone
Andy Rubin, the co-creator of Android, may have resigned from Google’s mobile division way back in 2013, but that doesn’t mean he’s called it quits on mobile. According to a detailed report in Bloomberg, the software engineer-turned-entrepreneur’s new company, Essential, is preparing to launch a premium…
Bloomberg
Disney CEOs Pay Falls But $60 Million 2018 Bonus Still in Reach
Bloomberg
Trumps Talks With Dealmaking CEOs Rattle Antitrust Lawyers
Gizmodo
Trump Meets With Scientist Who Compared Plight of Carbon Dioxide to That of ‘Jews Under Hitler’
On Friday, Donald Trump met with a climate-denying scientist who’s said some questionable things about Jews. 2017 is moving along exactly as we’ve expected, it seems.Read more…
Gizmodo
Freak Bird Flu Outbreak Prompts NYC to Quarantine All 500 Shelter Cats
It’s difficult to explain exactly how it happened, but 386 New York City shelter cats have contracted a rare avian flu that had never before been seen in cats, and had not been seen in any animals at all in over 10 years.Read more…
RT – Daily news
Mystery order: Troops providing inauguration security to lose commanding general mid-ceremony
Something unusual is set to happen during Donald Trump’s inauguration: Nearly 8,000 National Guard troops protecting the nation’s capital will lose their commanding general. It’s unclear who approved the mid-ceremony change in command. Read Full Article at RT.com
Slashdot
Faulty Phone Battery May Have Caused Fire That Brought Down EgyptAir Flight MS80
New submitter drunkdrone writes: “French authorities investigating the EgyptAir crash that killed 66 people last year believe that the plane may have been brought down by an overheating phone battery,” reports International Business Times. Investigators say the fire that broke out on the Airbus A320…
Zero Hedge
Citadel Pays $22 Million Settlement For Frontrunning Its Clients
Last May we reported that, after years of railing against Citadel’s dominant position at the intersection of HFT trading and retail orderflow – Citadel was recently found to be the largest private US trading venue – Federal authorities were investigating the market-making arms of Citadel LLC and KCG…
Zero Hedge
Stunning Before And After Pictures Of The California Drought And Devastating Rain Storms
Just as California’s liberal elites had convinced everyone that climate change had permanently altered global weather patterns such that the entire state was doomed to be stuck in a perpetual drought which would inevitably render it about as inhabitable as the surface of Mars within years, an unrelenting…
Zero Hedge
Facebook due for a Face-lift after Fake-News exposes Fakebook
Facebook (FB) is no doubt one of the most popular tech stocks out there. The market cap of Facebook as of this writing is 368 B – it’s nearly the size of Amazon. But what does Facebook really do? This question has been asked of tech stocks since the .com bubble. But many tech stocks, for example Amazon…
CNET News.com
FCC Chairman warns Republicans against net neutrality repeal – CNET
In his last speech as chairman of the FCC, Tom Wheeler defends his controversial open internet rules that prohibit broadband providers from favoring their own services at the expense of their competitors.
Mashable
Don’s Johns: Port-a-potties get censored for Trump’s inauguration
Donald Trump is an image sensitive guy, always aware of his personal branding even if he’s been elected president of the United States. So it’s perhaps inevitable he would be micromanaging the details of his inauguration in Washington, D.C. next week. Having the names of the port-a-potties covered up,…
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Does it still count as a Samurai death if you’re killed with your own sword by a guy who started with a wrench? [Fail]
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Gizmodo
Jalopnik Everything You Need To Know About The Upcoming 48-Volt Electrical Revolution In Cars | Kota
Jalopnik Everything You Need To Know About The Upcoming 48-Volt Electrical Revolution In Cars | Kotaku Here Are Some Of The Switch Games To Expect This Year | io9 Se7en’s Iconic Ending Only Happened Because of a Lucky Accident | Lifehacker Six Basic Personal Finance Facts People Constantly Get Wrong…
The Awesomer
Mod Laptop 3
Price: $499+  | BuyThis Is Ground’s premium laptop bag is made from vegetable-tanned leather with microfiber lining in its pockets. Aside from your laptop, the bag also has room for a tablet, phone, pens, cords and cards. It also has a removable strap. Available in five colors. More…
NYT > Business Day
Justices Will Hear Challenges to Mandatory Employee Arbitration
Deciding whether companies can use employment contracts to prohibit workers from banding together to take legal action over workplace issues.
NYT > Business Day
Donations Pour In to Band From Black College That Will Play at Inauguration
The Talladega College Marching Tornadoes have been under fire for agreeing to perform in the Trump inaugural parade.
WSJ.com: WSJD
How Mobile Banking Gives a Big Boost to Kenya’s Poor
A new study in Kenya points to an innovation that is lifting many people out of extreme poverty: mobile banking. And it is especially benefiting women.
WSJ.com: WSJD
Pinterest’s Ben Silbermann Looks Ahead
The chief executive of the image-sharing site on building the company, his ‘dorky’ childhood collection and wasting time online.
WSJ.com: WSJD
AT&T’s Video-Streaming Service Recovers From Outage
AT&T Inc. said it resolved an hourslong outage with its DirecTV Now video-streaming service, the latest hiccup since its launch late last year.
WSJ.com: WSJD
For Broadcasters, FCC’s TV Airwaves Auction Is Drying Up
The amount the U.S. government could spend to buy airwaves from local TV stations fell by 75% as a complex auction designed to free up spectrum for wireless services moves into what may be its last round.
Bloomberg
Cracks in U.S. Mortgage Demand Grow as Banks Signal Feds Impact
BBC News – World
Ivory Coast: Gunfire erupts at army talks
Shots are reported in Bouake and Abidjan as tension reignites a week after a military mutiny.
WIRED
Rival AIs Battle to Rule Poker (and Global Politics)
Two research groups are battling to build AI that can crack no-limit Texas Holds ‘Em. That could be useful—with auctions, politics, even financial markets The post Rival AIs Battle to Rule Poker (and Global Politics) appeared first on WIRED.
Mashable
Court reopens patent case between Apple and Samsung
Samsung’s long battle with Apple has entered a pivotal new phase. A patent case between the two tech rivals was reopened late Thursday evening, Law 360 reports. The major outstanding question is how much Samsung will have to pay Apple for infringing on the iPhone’s design.  SEE ALSO: Apple might depend…
Quartz
In a new memo, the US’s ethics chief reminds “everyone” in the executive branch what ethics are
Walter Shaub, the director of the US Office of Government Ethics, which as emerged as an unexpected hurdle to Donald Trump’s plan to keep his business while president, published a “director’s note” on Friday. It doesn’t name Trump, but seems clearly aimed at him. Shaub’s note, the first director’s…
Quartz
“It was a conspiracy”: A leading member of US Congress is calling Trump’s election illegitimate
When finally admitting that Russia hacked the US election, Donald Trump insisted on one thing: that it didn’t affect the overall result. A senior member of Congress, Democrat John Lewis, disagrees, telling NBC in an interview that he doesn’t recognize Trump’s victory. “I don’t see the president-elect…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
AWD winter motorbike looks like it’s snow fun
Although they’re not a common sight, there are already kits that let you replace a motorbike’s rear wheel with a snowmobile-like tread, and swap its front wheel with a ski. What could make a bike more snow-worthy than that? Well, how about if it had a powered tread in the front, too? That’s…
Bloomberg Politics
Ethics Chief Scolded as Congress Squares Off Over Trump’s Plans
An unusual rebuke of President-elect Donald Trump by the top U.S. ethics official has touched off a partisan clash in Congress, where lawmakers are preparing for battle over how Trump is handling potential conflicts of interest in his business empire.
Digital Trends
DryGuy keeps your boots warm and dry during the winter
Let’s face it, there are few things worse than having to pull on a pair of wet boots when you’re getting ready to head outside during the winter. Whether you’re setting off on a back-country snowshoe excursion, heading out to shovel the driveway, or simply taking the dog for a walk, wet boots can quickly leave…
SlashGear
Microsoft acquires Maluuba, a deep learning startup in Montreal
Microsoft has announced the acquisition of a Montreal-based startup named Maluuba. The acquisition seems to revolve around Maluuba’s natural language work, though the startup works on more than just that, ultimately focusing on the development of artificial intelligence capable of thinking and speaking…
Man of Many
That’s Entertainment – Samsung Chromebook Plus and Chomebook Pro
Electronics brand Samsung has once again teamed up with Google to create the newest generation of Chromebooks for those who love engagement and mobility in equal measure. The new Chromebook Plus and Chromebook Pro 2-1 laptop/tablets promise to bring consumers the latest and greatest in usability and…
Man of Many
Blue is the Warmest Colour – Blue Satellite Wireless Headphones
As the battle for best wireless headphones in the game rages on, seasoned audio brand Blue steps into the ring with Satellite. The hassle-free music pumping gear debuted at CES 2017 and could very well take the belt for most effective wireless noise-cancelling headphones yet, thanks to a stellar design…
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Millennials will not survive a zombie attack [Cool]
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How to be winner in the game of evolution
A new study by University of Arizona biologists helps explain why different groups of animals differ dramatically in their number of species, and how this is related to differences in their body forms and ways of life.
RT – Daily news
Japanese firm mulls 3-day weekend to ‘boost productivity’
A Japanese firm is eyeing to extend weekends for employees to three days as the country begins to reconsider its harsh culture of long working hours. Read Full Article at RT.com
Zero Hedge
What Is The Deep State?
Submitted by Jesse via Jesse’s Cafe Americain blog, “… there is another government concealed behind the one that is visible at either end of Pennsylvania Avenue, a hybrid entity of public and private institutions ruling the country according to consistent patterns in season and out, connected to,…
Zero Hedge
Tucker Carlson and Glenn Greenwald Discuss Deep State War Vs. Trump, While Ex-Spook Hints At Assassination
Journalist Glenn Greenwald, who is not a fan of President-elect Trump, appeared on Tucker Carlson tonight to discuss the dangerous ongoing efforts among powerful anti-Trump factions within the US Government’s “Deep State,” who have collaborated with members of the Democratic Party and traditionally liberal…
CNET News.com
15 Instagram photos that turn normal structures into toys – CNET
After trying (and failing) to describe the tilt-shift effect to a friend recently, I decided to head over to Instagram where there are a ton of great examples.
Mashable
A Kickstarter trifecta led to this awesome heated blanket creation
A heated blanket, battery pack and lantern in one beautifully designed, portable product.  Read more…More about Tech Utility, Technology, Tech, Kickstarter, and Outdoors
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Lawmakers vote against barring ‘sexual contact’ with interns
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Rainbow Mountain also known as Vinicunca – Willkanuta Mountain Range, Peru (OC) 3024 x 3024
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Close Enough
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A controversial celebration
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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler defends net neutrality in final address
FCC Chairman and net neutrality champion Tom Wheeler will be stepping down next week when the Trump administration takes office. Wheeler’s Open Internet Order, which passed in 2015, was instrumental in keeping the internet a level playing field, but…
physicsworld.com: all content
2017 AAPT Winter Meeting
Conference: 17 Feb 2017 – 21 Feb 2017, Atlanta, GA, United States. Organized by American Association of Physics Teachers.
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2017 International Workshop on Baryon and Lepton Number Violation: From the Cosmos to the LHC (BLV 2017)
Workshop: 15 May 2017 – 18 May 2017, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
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Flash Physics: Home computers find pulsars, 3D graphene could be stronger than steel, SESAME opens
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
physicsworld.com: all content
Sonic tractor beam can be made for less than $90
Simple device can be 3D printed
Bloomberg Politics
Trump Team Shunning Davos Meeting of World’s Economic Elite
President-elect Donald Trump won’t send a representative to the annual gathering of the world’s economic elite next week in Davos, which is taking place just days before his inauguration.
Big Think
Gun Violence Spreads Like Infectious Disease, says Yale Professor
A new Yale-Harvard study categorizes gun violence as a social contagion and a public health epidemic. If nothing changes, over 33,000 people will die at the end of a gun this year in the United States.    Read More
NYT > Business Day
A Trillion-Dollar Question: Why Don’t More Women Run Mutual Funds?
Only 9.4 percent of American mutual fund managers are women. The hiring pipeline needs work from start to finish.
NYT > Business Day
A Rising Market Now Confronts Heightened Risks
The stock market has risen, but it faces rising interest rates, sluggish earnings and uncomfortable political realities.
Lifehacker
Trick Your Friends and Family With These 10 Bets You’ll Always Win
If you’re looking for some ways to astonish your friends and family, or maybe win some free drinks at the bar, give these tricks a try.In this video from the Quirkology YouTube channel, psychologist, author, and magician Richard Wiseman shows off some clever bets you can do with things you’ll find handy…
Digital Trends
Photo Grid collage app adds enhanced interface, AI to the mix in update
Popular photo collage app Photo Grid is getting a sleek new look. Developer Cheetah Mobile Inc. released an update for both iOS and Android versions of the app on Friday. The latest Photo Grid includes an updated interface that’s designed to bring a smoother, less-cluttered experience to the app, as…
Digital Trends
Lenovo P2 officially launches in India with a massive 5,100mAh battery
It looks like Lenovo has launched yet another solid midrange device. The company has taken the wraps off of the P2, offering customers in India some pretty nice specs, different color options, and even a variety of RAM options. Color and RAM aside, one of the nicest things about this device is that…
Digital Trends
For the 31st consecutive year, Canon ranks in top five among U.S. patent filers
In 2016, Canon filed more United States patents than Google, Intel and even Apple. In the annual IFI Claims report, the camera giant is only third on the list of the top filers for the year. Last year wasn’t the first time Canon appeared on the list — it’s the company’s 31st consecutive year among the…
Mashable
Americans still love bringing guns to the airport, and 2016 was a record year
When packing up to get on the plane, you might want to leave that loaded gun at home.  That might sound obvious, but 2016 actually saw the highest number of guns seized at airport security checkpoints — almost 3,400 firearms and 83 percent of them loaded — since the Transportation Security Administration…
BBC News – World
Guccifer 2.0 & me
Who is behind the persona that US spy chiefs say is at the heart of the Russian hacking allegations?
BBC News – World
Honey traps
Russia denies collecting scandalous material on the US president-elect – but what is ‘kompromat’?
Master Feed : The Atlantic
The Atlantic Daily: Insight and Oversight
What We’re FollowingGovernment Watchers: Yesterday, with just a week left before Trump’s inauguration, the Obama administration finalized a new set of surveillance rules. The changes give the NSA power to share raw data with other U.S. intel groups that apply for access, before a set of required privacy…
The Awesomer
First Drafts of Rock: Lola
LinkJimmy Fallon and Kevin Bacon channel Ray and Dave Davies with their interpretation the hit track Lola might have sounded like before they worked out all the kinks. Oh yea, we went there. Whaddya want? It’s Friday here. More Awesome Stuff: A Song About BirdsThe Toothpaste Song: LiveSeagulls (Stop…
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Philly Uber driver arrested for beating passenger bloody. Uber driver claims that he was provoked by the passenger’s demands to be driven to New Jersey [Obvious]
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Gizmodo
Top Trending Story on Facebook Claims Flo Rida Will Perform at Inauguration, Which He Denies
Flo Rida isn’t performing at Donald Trump’s inauguration—but thousands of people probably think he is. Read more…
BBC News – World
Champion and lego muse
Three gold medals, two world records and one Lego figurine makes Yip Pin Xiu a woman to watch in 2017.
BBC News – World
Policing India’s deadly kites
Is a ban on selling glass-coated string to fly kites making India’s skies any less deadly?
Zero Hedge
Illinois Lawmakers Consider Massive, Regressive Tax Hike On Low-Income Families (a.k.a “Soda Tax”)
To our complete lack of surprise, lawmakers in the State of Illinois are considering following in the footsteps of Philadelphia by imposing a 1 cent per ounce “soda tax” on all sugary beverages.   And while it’s being done under the guise of “improving public health,” precisely zero…
BBC News – World
Africa Cup of Nations by numbers
The tournament is celebrating its 60th anniversary as it kicks off in Gabon.
designboom | architecture & design magazine
pipilotti rist’s ‘pixel forest’ projects psychedelic dreamscapes across the new museum
prismatic projections surround viewers in sensual landscapes that blend the natural and technological worlds. The post pipilotti rist’s ‘pixel forest’ projects psychedelic dreamscapes across the new museum appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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White people don’t shoot each other in the streets like black people do.
We do it in schools, because we have class. submitted by /u/wackoclown to /r/Jokes [link] [comments]
Next Big Future
Fat can be used to Help Wounds Heal Without Scars, skin regeneration and not scarring
Doctors have found a way to manipulate wounds to heal as regenerated skin rather than scar tissue. The method involves transforming the most common type of cells found in wounds into fat cells – something that was previously thought to be impossible in humans. Researchers began this work at the Perelman…
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ELI5: What happens to a fit, pregnant mother’s abdominal muscles during and after pregnancy?
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io9
Viruses May Be Responsible For Life As We Know It
You probably know viruses as the demons behind your nasty cold, the not-quite-living monsters that infiltrate cells and plug in their own genetic material. But the horrible little buggers might have been crucial to forming the cells in our own bodies today.Read more…
Digital Trends
Gole1 Plus is a mini-PC with an Intel Atom processor and 8-inch display
One of the best things about the Windows PC ecosystem is the incredible variety of machines that manufacturers are producing. If you can imagine a form factor, chances are someone’s making it. Sometimes a new machine is introduced that you wouldn’t have imagined, and it’s often more successful than…
VentureBeat
The time is now to appoint an AI czar
GUEST: Just because the constant acceleration of technology advancement has become cliché doesn’t mean you’re prepared. You may think that’s OK because everyone is in the same boat, right? Wrong. Some big companies are already way ahead. And the gap between you and the leaders is getting bigger every…
VentureBeat
Google graduates ‘Show fewer ads’ feature out of AdSense Labs
Google today announced an update to its AdSense service for showing ads on websites: The “Show fewer ads” feature, which lowers the number of ads on a given website, is no longer tucked away in the “AdSense Labs” tab that’s accessible from the “Optimizations” tab. Now it’s visible to all publishers,…
VentureBeat
Bots are not killing apps — bad apps are killing apps
GUEST: According to bot evangelists, today’s apps are going to be replaced by bots, so why bother with fanciness? Goodbye, delicious Uber UI animations. So long, stickers and filters on Snapchat. Farewell, swiping on Tinder. Will the last app standing be Facebook Messenger? This vision of bots taking…
Slashdot
Headphone Users Rejoice: Samsung Reportedly Not Killing the Galaxy S8’s Headphone Jack
An anonymous reader writes: Contrary to previous reports, Samsung’s upcoming flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone will come with a headphone jack, unlike the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus and several other Android smartphones. The news comes from both Sammobile and Android Police. The Next Web reports: “Both Sammobile…
Gizmodo
This Scary-Ass Worm Snatches the Souls of Fish Straight From Its Hole in the Ground
Damn, the ocean isn’t here to play around. This worm, known as a sand striker, buries itself in the ground and can grow up to twice the length of a human. It has no eyes and no brain and yet it can snatch the body and soul (and everything else) of a fish from right out of the ground. It’s like a terrifying…
CNET News.com
Airbnb packing in visitors for Trump inauguration weekend – CNET
The home-rental service sees a surge of 15,100 guests planning to stay in the nation’s capital next week for the presidential inauguration and Women’s March on Washington.
Bloomberg
Australias Turnbull Urges Free Trade in Face of Trump Threat
Zero Hedge
Some Election Interference Is More Equal Than Others – How Ukraine Meddled On Behalf Of Clinton
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, A couple of days ago, Politico published a fascinating piece describing how factions associated with the current Ukrainian government apparently interfered in the U.S. election on behalf of Hillary Clinton. The findings seem pretty damning, and…
Zero Hedge
“China’s Next Time Bomb” – A Look Inside The Insane World Of China’s Bitcoin Traders
The recent tumble in bitcoin, driven by a stampede of Chinese sellers who until last week were willing buyers at any price, has exposed the weakest link in bitcoin’s until recently exponential rise: the mood and social psychology of Chinese momentum and bubble chasers, who like clockwork rush into any…
TechCrunch
Amazon seeks to run wireless tests in Washington state
 According to documents unearthed by Business Insider, Amazon Corporate has sought permission from the FCC to run tests of wireless technology prototypes in and around one of its facilities in Seattle, and outdoors in Kennewick, Washington, for unspecified purposes. The person who filed the request on…
TechCrunch
Udacity launches deep learning nanodegree foundation program
 Greater compute power and power efficiency has made deep learning algorithms ubiquitous in our world. Deep learning has found its way into self driving cars, convenience stores and hospitals. Yet the fight for top talent in the space remains fierce and is a bottleneck for reaching new industries and…
Bloomberg Politics
Lawmakers to May: Give Us the Davis Brexit Plan by Mid-February
Lawmakers have had enough of waiting on Brexit Secretary David Davis to deliver a promised plan on how the U.K. will leave the European Union. They want it within the next month.
Bloomberg Politics
The A to Z of Theresa May’s Brexit as her Vision Speech Nears
For someone who declared she’ll give no “running commentary” on her Brexit plans, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has been quite talkative about Britain’s pending withdrawal from the European Union.
NYT > Business Day
As Falcons Build a Stadium, Arthur Blank Tries Rebuilding a Neighborhood
The Home Depot co-founder has committed millions of dollars to a neighborhood ravaged by poverty. But critics say it’s still a raw deal.
NYT > Business Day
Australian Drug Maker Has Low Profile but Powerful Backers in Washington
Representatives Chris Collins and Tom Price and other power players have substantial investments in Innate Immunotherapeutics, a company with no approved drugs.
Digital Trends
The best TV you can buy
The first few months of any new year is an awkward time to buy a new TV. Most of the new models coming in 2017 have been announced at CES, but none of them will be available until the spring, and most of 2016’s top models are selling out fast. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of the best 2016…
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LPT: when making rice, just throw some broccoli on top when there is like 10mins left, it’ll be perfectly steamed at the end and is a super easy way to add some nutrition with virtually zero extra work!
I just thought of this on a whim one day and have been doing it ever since. It’s SO easy and works great. (Note: by the time there’s 10 minutes left, the water level should be below the “rice level” so the broccoli isn’t gonna be submerged or anything, they just rest on top) (Note2 can also do this with…
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112 hour playlist of the most recognizable songs of all time! Great for road trips 😉
https://open.spotify.com/user/caaakeeey/playlist/6QAKnenuZoowNqxRzZbeRg I’ve been compiling this playlist for 7 years now! I’ve really tried to keep it impartial, but it’ll of course skew slightly to my tastes and my demographic (British, 26, Male). Hope some of you enjoy the playlist, always gets a…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
Losing Hope in Obama
We previously aired emails from readers who voted against Obama but ultimately sided with him in office. Many other readers, however, supported him at the polls but ultimately turned their backs on his presidency. For Blake, that moment came very early in the first administration: I proudly voted for…
The New Yorker
Walter Shaub’s Desperate Attempts to Make Trump Adhere to Government Ethics
On Wednesday, Walter Shaub, Jr., a longtime government lawyer and the director of the Office of Government Ethics, contacted Norman Eisen, an old colleague and the first ethics czar in the Obama White House. Shaub had just finished watching Donald Trump’s press conference, and he told Eisen, now at the…
Next Big Future
Peter Thiel on Trump, Seasteading and making futures more like the Jetsons or Star Trek
Peter Thiel has given strong support to Donald Trump.One could have predicted Mr. Thiel’s affinity for Mr. Trump by reading his 2014 book, “Zero to One,” in which he offers three prongs of his philosophy: 1) It is better to risk boldness than triviality. 2) A bad plan is better than no plan. 3) Sales…
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The creator of Android is reportedly working on a high-end smartphone
Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, is reportedly working on high-end smartphone that could challenge the industry’s top dogs, including the iPhone and Google Pixel. Sources speaking with Bloomberg divulged the device, which will actually be the focal point of a number of consumer hardware products,…
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Fisherman goes ice fishing, then surfing [Scary]
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WSJ.com: US Business
Lockheed Martin ‘Close’ To New F-35 Deal
Lockheed Martin Corp. Chief Executive Marillyn Hewson said Friday the company was close to reaching a deal on the next batch of F-35 combat jets, remarks that followed another meeting with President-elect Donald Trump.
WSJ.com: US Business
Supreme Court to Weigh How Soon Firms Can Sell Copycat Biotech Drugs
The Supreme Court agreed to consider a dispute between Novartis and Amgen that could determine how soon cheaper, copycat versions of biotechnology drugs can be sold to consumers.
WSJ.com: US Business
Wal-Mart Shuffles Executive Ranks, Blending Web and Store Duties
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is shuffling its leadership ranks five months after buying Jet.com Inc., giving several top executives responsibility for both online and in-store operations.
WSJ.com: US Business
EPA Locks in Tougher Fuel-Economy Rules
Environmental regulators issued a final decision Friday to keep intact tougher fuel-economy standards, rushing to lock in one of President Barack Obama’s signature climate policies.
WSJ.com: US Business
Chilean Company to Pay $30.5 Million to Resolve Foreign-Bribery Charges
Sociedad Química y Minera de ChileSA will pay $30.5 million and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement to resolve civil and criminal matters.
WSJ.com: US Business
EPA Emissions Probe Tilts Odds Against CEO’s Goals for Fiat Chrysler
Sergio Marchionne’s hopes of leading the car maker back to financial health seem increasingly remote, as the company faces accusations and the potential of billions of dollars in fines.
WSJ.com: US Business
SpaceX Data Show Extent of Financial Hit From Explosions
Internal documents show SpaceX’s bottom line is vulnerable when things go awry and that the aerospace firm sees revenue from its planned satellite-internet business eventually helping finance Mars missions.
WSJ.com: US Business
Macy’s Lays Off Chief Growth Officer
Macy’s Inc., a company in search of growth, is losing its chief growth officer. Peter Sachse, who has held the post for about a year, will be leaving as part of the broader layoffs announced by the retailer last week.
RT – Daily news
Lockheed CEO promises cheaper F-35 & 1,800 jobs after meeting with Trump
A deal for a lower-priced F-35 program could be near, as Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson projected “thousands and thousands of jobs” and cheaper costs after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechCrunch
MOOC enrollment drops at HarvardX and MITx after free certifications disappear
 An internal study of the massive open online courses (MOOCs) offered by Harvard and MIT shows a serious decline in the number of students choosing to enroll and certify via these internet-accessible classrooms. 2016 only saw around half the participants as the previous year — likely due to the programs’…
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CNET asks: Are you buying the Nintendo Switch? – CNET
The brand-spanking-new Nintendo Switch is coming soon. The big question: is it making it into your shopping cart?
SlashGear
Uber rides can now be ordered within Google Maps
Uber just got much more convenient, assuming you’re a Google Maps user, thanks to a new integration with Google’s navigation app. Rather than opening the Uber app and copying an address into the destination field, Google users can now find their location using Google Maps, then choose the small ride-hailing…
NYT > Business Day
With a Major Oil Discovery, Guyana Is Poised to Become a Top Producer
Exxon Mobil and Hess may soon confirm that the sea floor beneath the South American country’s coastal waters contains one of the richest energy discoveries in decades.
Zero Hedge
Why Ridiculous Official Propaganda Still Works
Submitted by CJ Hopkins via Counterpunch.org, For students of official propaganda, manipulation of public opinion, psychological conditioning, and emotional coercion, it doesn’t get much better than this. As Trump and his army of Goldman Sachs guys, corporate CEOs, and Christian zealots slouch toward…
TechCrunch
You should read this super-interesting AMA with AI researcher Joanna Bryson
 The field of artificial intelligence is a large one, full of interesting research, arguments, and people — so you could be forgiven (as I hope to be) for not being familiar with Joanna Bryson, professor of CS at the University of Bath who for decades has studied AI and its many ethical and technical…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
Sage, Ink: Repeal and Delay Keeps the Doctor Away
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Let a chef show you how to make Oreo Creme Eggs at home. Finally there’s a use for that kitchen that came with your place [Cool]
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MarketWatch First Take: Pandora gains after layoffs, which is just silly
Even though Pandora is now expecting a better-than-expected fourth quarter, additional news of layoffs, just as the internet radio company is about to launch its new streaming service, Pandora Premium, could be a cause for some concern.
Mashable
A private space company you probably don’t know has enough money to land on the moon
A private company you probably haven’t heard of just announced that it has the money it needs to shoot for the moon, literally. Moon Express — one of the teams competing to win the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize — says that it has now raised enough money to build, test and launch its uncrewed MX-1E…
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2 out of 3 Germans believe racial profiling necessary for effective police conduct – poll
Over half of Germans stand behind the police’s decision to check some 2,000 North African and Arab men on New Year’s Eve in Cologne based solely on their appearance while a staggering 69 percent believe racial profiling is a must in police work, a new poll reveals. Read Full Article at RT.com
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If you go the “tiny house” route, don’t forget to add theft insurance to your fire, flood and earthquake policies [Unlikely]
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Zero Hedge
Artist’s Impression Of Obama’s Farewell Address
“King of the world…”   Source: MichaelPRamirez.com
TechCrunch
Hidden Figures: Inspiring STEM heroes for girls
 There is a much-loved aphorism used by parents of all generations that says “you are what you eat.” I would also suggest that a similar phenomenon holds true for career choices: “You become what you see.” Unfortunately, cinema often does society a disservice in that very few strong, independent women…
RT – Daily news
Millennials earn less, owe more than Baby Boomers at same age – report
Young people have half the wealth and earn 20 percent less than Baby Boomers did when they were at the same stage in life, despite being more educated than other generations of young adults, according to a new report. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Iraqi Forces Breach ISIS Stronghold in Mosul
Iraqi troops on Friday breached the Mosul University campus used by Islamic State as a military facility, in what officials said was a significant advance in the nearly four-month battle to reclaim the city.
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Turkey’s Central Bank Announces New Measures to Boost Currency
Turkey’s central bank on Friday announced fresh measures on lira liquidity management to prop up the currency, in a move to raise borrowing costs for banks.
WSJ.com: World News
U.K.’s Brexit Committee Adds to Pressure on May
Prime Minister Theresa May is coming under increasing pressure from lawmakers to provide more details on her vision for Britain’s exit from the European Union.
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Seasteading Institute Comes to Agreement with French Polynesia About Developing a Seastead
The Seasteading Institute, dedicated to promoting the creation of new political entities floating in the open ocean, tonight held a ceremony in which it publicly signed a long-in-the-works “memorandum of understanding” with the government of French Polynesia. The agreement is meant to pave the way…
RT – Daily news
Chicago police used excessive force and violated rights for decades – DOJ
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has released a major report on the Chicago Police Department’s ‘pattern’ of violations of civil rights and federal laws in recent decades. Read Full Article at RT.com
PCWorld
Dash cam review: The Viofo A119 is a surprisingly good bargain
At $100, including the optional $10 GPS mount, the Viofo A119, with its 1440p/60 fps/160-degree camera, is the unqualified bargain of the roundup. It’s also thoughtfully designed, with a camera lens that adjusts both vertically and horizontally. This allows you to mount it (semi-permanent tape is used)…
PCWorld
Dash cam review: Garmin’s DriveAssist 50LMT is first-class almost all the way
Garmin’s DriveAssist 50LMT is really a navigation unit with camera thrown in. We’re judging it here it purely on the basis of its dash cam abilities, where it has one surprising limitation. Still, as a total package, it has broader appeal.As far as ease of use is concerned, the DriveAssist 50LMT is the…
PCWorld
Dash cam review: The Garmin Dash Cam 35 is a little bigger and better for the price
Unlike its DriveAssist 50LMT cousin, the single-channel Garmin Dash Cam 35 produced excellent video in all lighting conditions. And its large (for a dash cam) 3-inch display makes it a bit easier to see what’s going on than the 2-inch types used in the Cobra CDR895D and Viofo A119.To read this article…
PCWorld
Dash cam review: The Thinkware F770 works with your smartphone
Thinkware’s dual-channel F770 is unique for relying on a Wi-Fi connection and an Android or iOS app that’s used for viewing video and advanced settings. There are also Wi-Fi and GPS/power status lights, but feedback (warnings, notifications, etc.) is largely via a friendly voice. For local control when…
PCWorld
Dash cam review: The Cobra CDR895D Drive HD offers affordable dual-channel video
Cobra’s packaging barely hints that this dual-channel system is actually the CDR895D Drive HD model. But look for the box with the two cameras (front 1080p/160 degrees, rear 720p/130 degrees) behind the plastic window, and you’ll know you’ve got the right product. This probably is the right product for…
Jetson Green
Tiny Off-the-Grid Home That Follows the Sun
Downsizing isn’t the only advantage of opting for a tiny home it seems. The Portland, Oregon-based firm Path Architecture has designed a unique tiny house, which is capable of rotating to follow the sun. Since a version of this home can be used completely off-the-grid, its ability to turn with the…
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If you own a pool, for Fark’s sake, make sure you have a secure fence and locked gate…or else elephants might take over [Amusing]
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Quartz
The CEO of Sony is stepping down to become the chairman of Snap
Michael Lynton, the CEO of Sony Entertainment, Sony Pictures, and Sony America—the company has a rather complicated organizational structure—announced today that he will be stepping down from his positions to become chairman of Snap, the holding company behind Snapchat. According to a release from Sony,…
PCWorld
5G spectrum squatting case ends in $100M FCC fine
The FCC has fined a company US$100 million for not using licenses to spectrum that is now considered promising for future 5G networks.Straight Path Spectrum agreed on Wednesday to pay the civil penalty, surrender most of its licenses, and sell the rest, among other conditions in a consent decree with…
Zero Hedge
The US Economy: Back On Track?
Submitted by Erico Matias Tavares via Sinclair & Co., The weekly rail traffic report published by the Association of American Railroads (“AAR”) provides a great snapshot of US economic activity almost in real (weekly) time. Last July we noted that we were starting to witness some signals of a…
NYT > Business Day
With LeBron 14 Release, Nike Is Bypassing the Shoe Store
Thirteen years after Michael Jordan’s retirement, his sneaker brand still dominates the secondhand market. To try to boost sales of LeBron James’s shoes, Nike is using a reseller.
Bloomberg
Bone-Chilling Winter From Berlin to Davos Causes Energy Scramble
Bloomberg Business
Panetta: Cyberattacks Going to Continue to Increase
Jan.13 — Former Defense Secretary and CIA Director Leon Panetta discusses the threat of cyberattacks and President-Elect Trump addressing Russian hacking. Panetta speaks on “What’d You Miss?”
Digital Trends
The key to smaller cameras that don’t suck could lie in this incredible material
Supermaterial graphene may have just found its way into imaging tech. A recent study published at the Cornell University Library shows that integrating graphene into a CMOS sensor could allow for higher resolution and lower noise — all within a camera small enough to fit inside a smartphone or even a…
Digital Trends
PC Gaming and Nintendo are tighter than the Mario brothers
A pioneer in video games, Nintendo’s empire is built on an army of loyal enthusiasts. From competitive kids to nostalgic adults, the company’s compelling and intuitive titles have always struck a chord with the masses. Among them are PC owners looking for something different –and finding it in the Mushroom…
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Orangutan slaps tourist in the face for trying to take a selfie with him. Says tourist didn’t even bother to ask plus he called me Trump and my hair is much better. It was quite an insult [Silly]
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ArchDaily
Winning Proposal for Finland Bay Masterplan Transforms Industry into Innovation
Courtesy of Schauman & Nordgren Architects + Mandaworks The City of Tampere, Finland has announced the proposal by Schauman & Nordgren Architects and Mandaworks as the winner of an open international competition for Hiedanranta Bay’s new master plan. The design, entitled “Hiedanranta…
ArchDaily
PANDEA | Art Pavilion / MX TAD
© Diana Arnau Architects: MX TAD Location: San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, Mexico Area: 85.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Diana Arnau © Diana Arnau From the architect. PANDEA is a space…
ArchDaily
The Wood Duck / L’Abri
© Jack Jérôme Architects: L’Abri Location: Bolton, NY, United States Architects In Charge: Nicolas Lapierre, Francis Pelletier, Francis Martel Labrecque Area: 1365.0 m2 Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Jack Jérôme, Jean-Christophe Laniel, Alexandre…
ArchDaily
Cyber Hub Social / Chromed Design Studio
© Saurabh Suryan Architects: Chromed Design Studio Location: Gurugram, Haryana, India Architect In Charge: Abhigyan Neogi Design Team: Abhigyan Neogi, Piyusha Upadhayay, Drisshti Negi, Ankita Jain …
Acquire
Rancourt’s Hastings Boot is a heavy duty workhorse
You’ll be wearing these for years.It’s hard not to fall in love with Rancourt’s Hastings Boots at first glance. The texture of the heavy weight, chocolate shrunken bison leather is quite beautiful and they’ve kept them unlined due to the leather’s natural elasticity. The leather sits atop a Reltex Lactae…
DigsDigs
35 Ways To Add Texture To Your Home Décor
When we are speaking about making home décor bolder and cooler, the easiest ways to spruce it up a little is to add color or texture or both. Today I’d like to discuss adding textures because incorporating texture adds an extra dimension that instantly makes a room more interesting. What are the ways…
Zero Hedge
New York Real Estate Prices Plunge In 4Q As Listing Days and Discounts Soar
After reviewing the Elliman Report on the New York City Real Estate market at the end of 3Q 2016, we concluded that sellers had simply refused to accept the fact that the Manhattan real estate bubble had burst and rather than dropping prices had decided to simply let their apartments sit on the market…
BBC News – World
US Senate to probe Russian ‘hacking’
The US Senate intelligence committee will investigate allegations that Russia meddled in elections.
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Man cleaning his desk discovers his million dollar unclaimed lottery ticket and just in time, 8 days before the expiration date. Still not enough to get subby to clean his desk [Cool]
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Zero Hedge
Is This The Coup In America? “U.S. Troops On Russian Border” To Start War Before Inauguration
Submitted by Mac Slavo via SHTFPlan.com, Is there a coup underway, while America is in the transition period, and before Trump swears in as the 45th president of the United States? How real is the clash between the rogue Manhattan billionaire and the intelligence gang behind the throne? Who will…
Zero Hedge
“The Spiritual Center” of the Democratic Party, John Lewis, Says Trump Is Illegitimate Because Muh Russians
The cuckery has reached a fevered pitch and the democratic party, in what can only be construed as a traumatic emotional breakdown on an institutional level, are throwing the gauntlet down here and now by sending out the so called ‘spiritual center’ of the party, Congressman John Lewis — declaring Trump…
Mashable
The internet just can’t believe what this Mississippi city calls MLK Day
A Mississippi city was at the center of Twitter rage Friday after calling Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by another name.  While announcing municipal offices would be closed Monday, the city of Biloxi’s official Twitter and Facebook accounts said the absence was due to “Great Americans Day.” Non-emergency…
Slashdot
Congress Will Consider Proposal To Raise H-1B Minimum Wage To $100,000
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: President-elect Donald Trump is just a week away from taking office. From the start of his campaign, he has promised big changes to the US immigration system. For both Trump’s advisers and members of Congress, the H-1B visa program, which allows…
RollingStone.com: Music
Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham, Christine McVie Plan Duet LP
Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie are working on a duet album together that they’ll release under the moniker Buckingham McVie.Four months after Mick Fleetwood hinted to Rolling Stone that McVie and Buckingham “could probably have a mighty strong duet album if they want,” the singers…
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Nation’s Capital Preps For Both Presidential Supporters And Protesters
Washington is bracing for the hundreds of thousands of visitors expected for Donald Trump’s inauguration. But unlike previous inaugurations, tens of thousands of those are likely to be protesters.(Image credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Research shows most Americans are one medical emergency away from financial ruin. Sleep tight [Scary]
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Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Older, fitter adults experience greater brain activity while learning
Older adults who experience good cardiac fitness may be also keeping their brains in good shape as well. In what is believed to be the first study of its kind, older adults who scored high on cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) tests performed better on memory tasks than those who had low CRF. Further, the…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Research helps protect loggerhead turtles
A long-running research and conservation project is helping save an at-risk species of turtle, report scientists.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Pig gene advance could boost sperm stocks from prized animals
Gene-editing techniques could help to improve stocks of farmed pigs by boosting supplies of sperm from prized sires. Scientists have created male pigs that could be used as surrogates capable of producing sperm that contains the genetic blueprint of sought-after pigs. Researchers say the breakthrough…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Adaptive management of soil conservation is essential to improving water quality
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. The team of international scientists found that increased…
VentureBeat
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch runs at 1080p and 60 FPS on TV; 720p/60 FPS in handheld mode
Mario Kart 8 is coming to Nintendo’s next console with a revamped version that includes a lot of new features, and it should look better than ever. When Mario Kart 8 Deluxe launches for the Switch on April 28, it will come with slightly upgraded visuals. Unlike the original on Wii U (read the review),…
RT – Daily news
‘Free the Louvre’: Climate art activists target Parisian museum over oil money ties
Environmental art activists plan to wage a campaign of “creative disobedience” against the Louvre, unless the home of the world famous Mona Lisa portrait cuts financial ties with an international oil company. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Indian engineer spends 5 years collecting 110 pounds of metal nails from city roads deliberately put there by nearby tire puncture shops to boost their profits [Hero]
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RT – Daily news
Fighter jet crashes at airshow for kids in Thailand (VIDEOS)
A Saab Griben fighter jet taking part in the Children’s Day airshow at Thailand’s southern Hat Yai International Airport has been filmed crashing to the ground, with smoke and flames erupting from the spot. The pilot was reportedly killed in the crash. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Sledding with my cat turned out better than I anticipated.
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TIL that “Eye of Newt” is not an actual eye, but an archaic name for mustard seed!
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Another probable meteorite found by Curiosity Rover – image taken Thursday morning
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Barack and Michelle
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“Your supposed to skip the practice dawg not the actual game.”
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A mom joke is usually a joke about someone’s mom, but a dad joke is just a joke a dad would say.
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A Muslim woman covers the yellow star of her Jewish neighbor with her veil to protect her, Sarajevo, 1941.
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William Peter Blatty, Author Of ‘The Exorcist,’ Dies At 89
The novelist died from cancer on Thursday. Blatty was best known for writing the best-selling 1971 horror fiction about a 12-year-old girl, possessed by the devil, before the 1973 film became a hit.
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Lucasfilm says it has ‘no plans’ for a digital Carrie Fisher
Given the recent release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story featuring an actor who died in 1994, and the recent passing of actress Carrie Fisher, perhaps it was inevitable there would be rumors she would get the same treatment. Lucasfilm has responded to murmurings that it is in negotiation to use her likeness,…
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Greenwich Connecticut Republican calls town worker “nothing but a bloodsucking lazy union employee” then pinches her in the groin. Thanks, Trump [Dumbass]
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MakeUseOf
5 Privacy Protecting Apps You Need to Use Right Now
On the internet, you can never be too safe. New threats keep coming up all the time, whether attacking your security or trying to mine your data. It only makes sense to do whatever you can to stay secure. And just as the internet takes, the internet also provides. Developers have made everything from…
BBC News – World
Gambia talks fail as president refuses to step down
The Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow, has left the country for crisis talks in Mali.
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Former MI6 agent Christopher Steele’s frustration as FBI sat on Donald Trump Russia file for months: Steele was so concerned by revelations he worked without payment after Trump’s election victory in November
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GTA V really did their homework. The one on top is in my small town with 4,000 people. The one on the bottom is GTA V. (Sandy shores area)
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I’ve always told my daughter not to be afraid to stand out in the crowd
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How to tell if baby is awake back there.
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Painted the Great Wave for my dorm!
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DailyTech Main News Feed
Comparison: Xiaomi Mi Mix Vs. HTC U Ultra
Here are two smartphones that both have exceptional features. Let’s see how they compare head to head.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
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.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
Last Lifelines Crumble for Many Greek Families
The fraying finances of Greek households, which until now have made ends meet because of close-knit extended families and savings, form the backdrop to a looming showdown between the Greek government and its creditors.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
Robots, Novice Traders Deluged Thin Market in Pound ‘Flash Crash’
A “flash crash” in which the British pound plummeted 9% within seconds last October was likely caused by thin volumes and automated trading, according to an investigation.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
Takata Executives Criminally Charged in U.S. Probe of Faulty Air Bags
A federal grand jury indicted three Takata executives, charging them with providing auto makers with misleading test reports on rupture-prone air bags.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
How to Trade a Donald Trump Tweet
Investors are grappling with Mr. Trump’s visible but capricious social-media presence, which is upending how Wall Street thinks about trading.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
The Man Who Gives Veterans the Dignity That Eluded Them in Life
James Lindley helps lay indigent servicemen to rest with military honors. A former marine, he finds shelter from his own wartime demons by tending to those left behind.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
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.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
China Set to Take a Shine to Indonesia Nickel After Ban Eased
Indonesia’s relaxing of a ban on nickel-ore exports presents a golden opportunity to China, which has spent the past three years hopscotching around Southeast Asia, Australia and Africa for raw minerals to feed its steel mills.
DailyTech Main News Feed
A Few Technology Trends, Highlight’s of 2017
Intel Involvement In Machine Learning Device, and few others
Bloomberg Business
Why Twitter Should Kick Donald Trump Off
Jan.13 — Stockwits co-founder and Chairman Howard Lindzon discusses the impact of President-Elect Donald Trump’s tweets on Twitter and whether they can monetize his use of the company’s product. Lindzon speaks on “What’d You Miss?”
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Trump’s Pentagon Pick Holds Dimmer View on Russia
Gen. James Mattis expressed a hawkish view of Russia in his confirmation hearing for secretary of Defense, diverging from Donald Trump’s vow to cooperate with the Kremlin and praise of Vladimir Putin.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Trump CIA Nominee Rejects Harsh Interrogation Tactics
Rep. Mike Pompeo, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to run the Central Intelligence Agency, at his confirmation hearing disavowed harsh interrogation techniques that some have called torture.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Justice Department Lawyer Says He Did Nothing Wrong
Peter Kadzik is under investigation for a message he sent to Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman about a House committee hearing and a new filing in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit over Mrs. Clinton’s use of a private email server.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Lockheed Martin ‘Close’ To New F-35 Deal
Lockheed Martin Corp. Chief Executive Marillyn Hewson said Friday the company was close to reaching a deal on the next batch of F-35 combat jets, remarks that followed another meeting with President-elect Donald Trump.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Donald Trump Looking Beyond Traditional Medical Experts for FDA Commissioner
President-elect Donald J. Trump is reaching beyond traditional medical experts in his search for a new Food and Drug Administration commissioner, scheduling meetings for the FDA job with two Silicon Valley investors backed by billionaire investor Peter Thiel.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Trump Open to Shift on Russia Sanctions, ‘One China’ Policy
The president-elect, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, suggested he would be open to lifting sanctions on Russia and wasn’t committed to a longstanding agreement with China over Taiwan.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Donald Trump Declines to Issue Inaugural License Plates. Sad!
Collectors are crushed as Trump becomes the first President-elect since Hoover to decline to produce special inauguration tags for his motorcade.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Rubio’s Vote Is Key for Secretary of State Nominee
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio has emerged as the key vote in the Senate confirmation drama over President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to lead the State Department, former Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Trump Adviser’s Contact With Russian Ambassador Draws Scrutiny
Donald Trump’s incoming national security adviser is facing new scrutiny over his ties to Russia after the president-elect’s aides confirmed he communicated with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. as the White House prepared new sanctions on Russia.
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Twenty three years on the job, and you get clipped by a tractor trailer and you and your snowplow get shoved down a 300′ cliff to your certain doom. That you lived should be a testament to others that seatbelts save lives [Scary]
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Mises Institute
Let Businesses Decide for Themselves Where to Make Their Products
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssU.S. EconomyLet Businesses Decide for Themselves Where to Make Their ProductsPolitical Theory 0 Views On Monday night, Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe joined Tucker Carlson on Fox News to discuss Ford’s and Chrysler’s respective plans to reinvest in US manufacturing….
Mises Institute
Week in Review: January 14, 2017
Tags A A Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingHome | Feed | Blog.rssWeek in Review: January 14, 2017Political Theory 0 Views 3 hours agoThe Senate began working through President-elect Trump’s cabinet appointments this week, as Washington prepares for next week’s inauguration (which…
Newswise: SciNews
CSU Channel Islands Environmental Scientist says VW and Chrysler/Fiat vehicle emissions scandal points to a systemic problem in auto industry.
RT – Daily news
‘Election campaign summary?’ Glitch leads to MSNBC’s WaPo guest repeating ‘Russia’ on loop
The dust had hardly settled on the arguments whether RT “hacked” a C-SPAN broadcast, when a glitch led to a guest commentator on MSNBC repeating the word “Russia” over and over. While some panicked, others took the case as a fairly good metaphor. Read Full Article at RT.com
VentureBeat
Europe prepares cyber defenses to protect elections from Russian interference
Nations in Europe, where Germany and France this year hold elections, are erecting defenses to counter possible Russian cyber attacks and disinformation to sway Western politics, but intelligence experts say this might be too little and too late. The issue of Russian “influence operations” has taken…
The New Yorker
Lessons from Playing Golf with Trump
Five years ago, I spent most of a day with Donald Trump, at one of the many golf courses he owns, in West Palm Beach, Florida. (The names of Trump’s courses all begin with “Trump,” so to keep them straight you have to refer to them by location.) At the time, Trump wasn’t even a joke Presidential candidate,…
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What is the single most liberating thought that you’ve ever had?
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Eye – Destiny Schafer – Acrylic on Herbarium Mounting Paper – 2016
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Metal Underground.com
Reaping Asmodeia Premieres New Song & NSFW Music Video “Of Talons And Teeth” From Forthcoming New Album “Impuritize”
Minneapolis based tech-death metal band Reaping Asmodeia premieres a new song and NSFW music video entitled “Of Talons And Teeth”, taken from the forthcoming new album “Impuritize”, which is due February 24th on Prosthetic Records. Check out now “Of Talons And Teeth” below. Read More/Discuss…
Gear Patrol
Deals of the Week
All the deals you missed this week. …Read More »
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Five people suspected of jihadist links arrested in Spain and Hungary
Five people with suspected links to Islamic State jihadists were arrested Friday in separate incidents in Spain and Hungary, with several weapons also being seized, authorities said.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Killer whales could have quiet space off Washington coast
The federal government is considering whether it should set up an area off Washington’s San Juan Island where endangered killer whales would be protected from motorboats and other disturbances.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
China aircraft carrier capabilities tested on latest mission
China’s sole aircraft carrier has returned home following a far-ranging three-week training mission during which its combat capabilities were closely scrutinized and speculation soared over what future role the flat-top will play amid China’s growing military ambitions.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Two years after the hack, Sony CEO Lynton exits for Snap Inc.
Two years after guiding the company through an unprecedented email hack, Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is leaving the company to become the chairman of the board for Snap Inc., the company behind Snapchat.
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Climate change shows in shrinking Antarctic snows
Vast icy rock peaks tower above Argentina’s Carlini research base in Antarctica. But scientists who have worked here for decades say the glaciers are less icy than they once were.
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Trudeau says Canada’s oil sands must be phased out
Canada must “phase out” Alberta’s oil sands and end the country’s dependence on hydrocarbons, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.
Metal Underground.com
Six Feet Under Debuts NSFW Lyrical Video “Sacrificial Kill” From Upcoming New Album “Torment”
Six Feet Under debuts a new NSFW lyrical video for “Sacrificial Kill”, taken from the band’s upcoming new album “Torment”, which will arrive in stores February 24th through Metal Blade Records. Check out now “Sacrificial Kill” below. Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
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KXM (Korn, King’s X, Etc.) Premieres Music Video For Title Track Of Upcoming New Album “Scatterbrain”
KXM (Korn, King’s X, etc.) premieres a new music video for the title track of the upcoming new album “Scatterbrain”, which will be out in stores on March 17th via Rat Pak Records. Check out now “Scatterbrain” below. Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
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Someone Is Trying to Sell Those Stolen Three-Screen Razer Laptops in China
Just a few days ago, Razer’s awesome Project Valerie laptops — the one with three 4K displays — were stolen. Now it looks like whoever stole them is trying to sell them. From a report: It turns out that the thief (or thieves) didn’t just nab one Project Valerie prototype. They actually got ahold of…
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The result of me accidentally closing the dryer door on the bottom of a shirt
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Always confirm dimensions when purchasing a cat online.
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This Week in Gear
A look back at an entire week’s worth of gear. …Read More »
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New England ticks can exsanguinate a moose. Maybe you should take a trip somewhere safe like Australia instead [Scary]
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Pro Bettor Brandon Lang Makes His NFL Divisional Round Pick (VIDEO)
The NFL playoffs are in full swing … which means it’s time to make some freakin’ money. Here’s pro sports bettor Brandon Lang with his go-to bet of the Divisional Round … and he’s expecting a high-scoring battle between Packers QB Aaron Rodgers…
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A new era is upon us after a Nevada woman dies of a bacterial infection that is resistant to every single antibiotic approved for use in the United States [Scary]
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Tupac’s Tyson Fight Ticket from Night of Shooting Up for Auction (PHOTO)
Tupac Shakur’s ticket stub to the Mike Tyson fight he attended the night he was shot has been in very few hands since then, but now it could be in yours … if ya got a lot o’ cash. Tupac was at the Tyson-Bruce Seldon fight Sept. 7, 1996 at the MGM…
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TIL Nancy Cowen was forced to leave behind her cat Cleo, whom she had adopted as a stray, when she moved into a nursing home. About two weeks later however, Cleo managed to find the nursing home where she is now reunited with her owner as care staff intend on keeping them together.
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Top 5 best business anti-malware and anti-spyware software
With businesses increasingly shifting operations online it’s no wonder that cyber-attacks on companies are increasing as criminals try to cash in. According to statistics from the UK government, two-thirds of large organisations have experienced cyber-attacks in the past year.The impact these breaches…
Architizer
Little One-Room House
The site has an elongated shape with a width of about 9m [30 feet] and a depth of 20m [66 feet]. While the front road is relatively wide, with a sidewalk, one might get a feeling of oppression due to the small size of the site surrounded as it by shops and houses of from two to three stories….
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Open Whisper Systems defends Whatsapp against ‘backdoor’ claims
Last spring, Whatsapp announced that every message on its service is delivered with end-to-end encryption, meaning no one, not even Whatsapp, can tell what’s inside. Now, a report by The Guardian cites a security researcher claiming that its implemen…
TMZ.com
Dana White Tells Floyd Mayweather He’s Dumb to Turn Down McGregor Fight (VIDEO)
Dana White could not be clearer … Floyd Mayweather has stupid written on his forehead for dismissing his $25 million offer to fight Conor McGregor. Dana thinks Floyd should be grateful to him for offering him enough to pay Uncle Sam and Pristine…
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Migrants victimised by extremists won’t be deported, says German region
In a bid to stem an increase in violence against migrants in Germany, the state of Brandenburg has announced that failed asylum-seekers will not be deported if they have been subjected to physical violence at the hands of extremists.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
France and Africa share ‘same fight’ against extremists, Hollande says
French President Francois Hollande said Friday that those battling jihad in Africa and the Middle East were like France part of “the same fight” against extremism.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Ivory Coast govt announces deal to end standoff with rebel troops
Ivory Coast announced a deal Friday night to end a standoff with soldiers who staged a mutiny last week, though the terms were not confirmed and it was unclear whether security would be fully restored.
Bloomberg
Beijings Acting Mayor Sets New Air Pollution Target for 2017
VentureBeat
These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week
This week, Tech.eu tracked 8 technology M&A transactions and 71 tech funding deals totalling €503.6 million (about $536 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel. Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week: 1) UK-based lending platform Funding Circle has raised $100…
RT – Daily news
Palestinians may reverse recognition of Israel if Trump moves US embassy to Jerusalem – Abbas
Palestinians may reverse their recognition of Israel if Donald Trump moves America’s Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said, adding that the move “would destroy the two-state solution.” Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
Lucasfilm: Carrie Fisher won’t be digitally recreated
The Star Wars actress, who died last month, had already filmed her role in the next instalment.
Master Feed : The Atlantic
Can Evangelicals Help Trump Thaw Relations With Russia?
On March 8, 1983, Ronald Reagan stood before an audience of evangelicals and declared that the Soviet government was the “focus of evil in the modern world.” The arena erupted in unsurprising applause, standing ovations, and echoes of the hymn “Onward Christian Soldiers.” While many conservatives supported…
Slashdot
Moon Express Raises $20 Million In Series B-1, Fully Funds Trip To The Moon
The company competing in the Google Lunar X-Prize, Moon Express, has raised $20 million in funding and announced that they have now fully financed their mission to the moon. The company made history last year as it became the first private company to receive permission to travel to the moon. Moon Express…
The Next Web
Learn all the tricks that savvy pros use to grow their businesses for under $30
Growth hacking has everything to do with knowing how to play the game smart. And with this package of Growth Hacker Mastery courses, you’ll have the “insider” knowledge to set your business sales on fire in a short amount of time. This complete package of growth hacking coursework is on sale at only…
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How to open a tough jar
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I trust my left hand to steer a car but not to operate a spoon.
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Diversification Key to Resilient Fishing Communities
Fishing communities can survive ― and even thrive ― as fish abundance and market prices shift if they can catch a variety of species and nimbly move from one fishery to the next, a new University of Washington study finds.
FiveThirtyEight
NFL Coaches Yell At Refs Because It Freakin’ Works
In the first quarter of a scoreless 2016 AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots, Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos faced third-and-6 from their own 44-yard line. Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas ran a 15-yard out, breaking toward the Broncos’ sideline. He did not catch Manning’s wobbly…
FiveThirtyEight
New Orleans Scales Back Its Extensive, Expensive Bail System
Earlier this week, the Vera Institute of Justice released a report showing that New Orleans’s bail system was costly for criminal defendants — and for the city, which was spending more money to jail people who couldn’t pay bail, fines and fees than it was collecting. On Thursday, the New Orleans City…
Metal Storm news
Memoriam – Stream Debut Album’s First Single
Old school death metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9730&bandname=Memoriam>Memoriam</a> are set to unleash their debut album, <i>For The Fallen</i>, on March 24th, 2017 through Nuclear Blast Records. It will contain 8 tracks, including “War Rages On”, “Resistance” (both…
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Avatarium – Working On Third Studio Album
Sweden’s doom darlings <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8026&bandname=Avatarium>Avatarium</a> have entered the Gröndahl studio and are currently working on a follow-up to their highly acclaimed second album, <i>The Girl With The Raven Mask</i>. This third offering will include…
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Canada will soon be legalizing recreational marijuana…is a sentence the folks that opened a retail weed outlet in a Banff mall should have read more closely [Fail]
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Computerworld
6 tools to help boost your personal brand
Your personal brand isn’t just a buzz phrase. It’s the unique combination of skills, experience, passion and personality that makes you exactly the right fit for your dream job. Building a personal brand means going beyond simply regurgitating your resume across multiple platforms, says Gianna Scorsone,…
RT – Daily news
2 men detained by German police for having explosives may have links to right-wing terrorist group
Two suspects detained with 155 kilograms of pyrotechnic explosives may have links to a neo-Nazi terrorist group, German DPA news agency reported, citing a local prosecutor’s office. One reportedly had an explosive device bearing a swastika and SS signs. Read Full Article at RT.com
Architizer
The House In The Mountain
When they came to see us, our clients were desperate because their budget didn’t fit the needs of the site they’ve chosen, located on a steep slope in the Alpine valleys. The key solution was to eliminate any costs of ground movement and reinforcement. That’s how this house came to life, supported…
MakeUseOf
The Top 3 File Compression & Extraction Softwares
Everyone should keep a file compression and extraction tool installed. It’s one of those essential PC tools. Windows includes basic functionality to zip and unzip files, but it’s extremely limited. Here are three of our favorite tools for dealing with compressed files. 1. 7-Zip 7-Zip is a no-frills,…
Macworld
The Week in Apple News: iPhone 10th anniversary, MacBook Pro battery life, Apple’s plans to make TV shows and movies, and more
Apple headlines for the week ending Jan. 13, 2017Image by AppleThe Apple-related headlines were slow to roll out at the beginning of this year, but going into the second week of 2017, the news picked up. Check out the important Apple headlines from the past week in this slideshow. Just click on the link…
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GOP’s Go-Slow ‘Rescue Mission’ Plan To Replace Obamacare
Republicans say they will replace Obamacare using a methodical, step-by-step legislative approach combined with executive actions from the next Health and Human Services secretary.(Image credit: Cliff Owen/AP)
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The Legend of the President’s First Hundred Days
Franklin D. Roosevelt invented the idea of an activist sprint from the start of a presidency, and many of his successors have followed his example. Will Donald Trump make his own early splash?
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Turkey arrests two Chinese Uighurs over Istanbul nightclub attack
Two Chinese nationals of Uighur origin were arrested on Friday for suspected links to the mass shooting in an Istanbul night club on New Year’s Eve, state-run Anadolu agency said.
Quartz
More Nigerian women are being sucked into Italy’s dangerous world of sex trafficking
Despite work by local and international NGOs, Italy remains a thriving destination for sex trafficking and a majority of the victims are Nigerian women. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), there has been a “huge increase” in the number of Nigerian women arriving in Italy…
Quartz
To combat Trump, Silicon Valley is helping its immigrants become citizens
Even though Donald Trump is married to an immigrant, his inauguration as US president has many of America’s transplants on edge. Now some Silicon Valley locales are enacting measures to combat that anxiety. During his campaign, Trump vowed to eject 11 million undocumented immigrants from the US, to…
Quartz
Women are making a powerful point about sexual violence by displaying the clothes they were assaulted in
After a recent New Year’s Eve celebration in Bengaluru, India, turned into what eyewitnesses called a “mass molestation” of women, a few politicians came forward with a culprit for the reported assaults: “They try to copy westerners not only in mindset, but even the dressing,” said Bengaluru home minister…
Quartz
Bernie Madoff manipulated the market for hot cocoa mix at his prison
Even behind bars, Bernie Madoff is still the master of monopolizing people’s money. The business he ran from prison, however, is vastly more legit than the multibillion-dollar con that landed him a 150-year sentence. According to Steve Fishman, the host of Ponzi Supernova, a new Audible audio series…
Quartz
Davos is more relevant than ever this year, precisely because it was so wrong about last year
The World Economic Forum begins next week in Davos, where politicians, CEOs, celebrities meet to establish the conventional wisdom over fondue, cocktails, and high-minded debates. The conventional wisdom at Davos this time last year was that Donald Trump wouldn’t win the Republican presidential nomination,…
Bloomberg
Merkel Cites Risks in 2017, Including Protectionist Tendencies
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rolls-royce bespoke collection is the peak of refined luxury
what follows is a small snapshot of some of 2016’s finest examples of bespoke design and craftsmanship. The post rolls-royce bespoke collection is the peak of refined luxury appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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5 Big Ideas In Education That Don’t Work
Some of the most popular ideas in education aren’t necessarily the best fixes.(Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)
Digital Trends
Oh, get over it! Talking to AI is no weirder than talking to your dog
“Ohhh, you’ve got a new collar? Good boy! Do you want to go for a walk? Would you like that? Would you?” I should have been so embarrassed saying these words. I was talking to a dog, which obviously didn’t understand what I was saying, and not surprisingly, gave no reply at all; yet I thought nothing…
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The Controversial History of Martin Luther King Day
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Turning Images of Earth Into Abstract Art
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Inside the Creepy Collections of an Oddities Museum
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Mors Principium Est – Debut Another New Song
<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=493&bandname=Mors+Principium+Est>Mors Principium Est</a> just released the second single and video for “Apprentice Of Death”, a song taken from their new album, <i>Embers Of A Dying World</i>, due out on February 10th via AFM Records. Previously,…
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Me And That Man – Nergal Announces Side Project Debut Album
<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=50&bandname=Behemoth>Behemoth</a>’s frontman Nergal has been teasing the fans about his side-project <b>Me And That Man</b> for a while already. In his new band, Nergal teamed up with British-Polish blues guitarist John Porter, Wojtek Mazolewski…
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Judas Priest – To Release ‘Turbo’ 3CD Edition
British metal legends <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=78&bandname=Judas+Priest>Judas Priest</a> announced the reissue of their 10th studio album, <i>Turbo</i>, originally released in 1986. The album has been remastered and will be released via Sony Music on 3rd February 2017…
RT – Daily news
UN calls on European countries to protect refugees from freezing to death & abuse
At least five refugees have reportedly perished from exposure in a European cold snap since the beginning of the year amid reports of police violence against asylum seekers, including confiscation of phones and clothing, the UN’s refugee agency reported. Read Full Article at RT.com
BBC News – World
China’s Zhou Youguang, father of Pinyin writing system, dies aged 111
Zhou Youguang, who created a system to turn characters into words using Roman letters, dies aged 111.
News
Trump Is Bringing His Love-Excoriate Relationship With Media Into Office
As during the campaign, the president-elect wants the established media’s attention and craves its respect — but gladly will feed outlets into the news grinder if they cross him. Ask CNN and BuzzFeed.(Image credit: Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images)
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Trump Says He Won’t Build A $2 Billion Golf Course In Dubai. He Has 2 Already
Trump says he rejected a $2 billion deal to develop a golf course in Dubai. But he already has two golf courses in the works with the same developer.(Image credit: Kamran Jebreili/AP)
RT – Daily news
‘Now do you see the long arm of RT?’ Editor-in-chief mocks claims that RT hacked C-SPAN
RT’s editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan criticized the mainstream media for a “hysterical” reaction to a broadcasting error on Thursday, when the RT transmission suddenly cut into a live feed of C-SPAN, the American public service network. Read Full Article at RT.com
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TIL: Only 2% of the world’s population have natural green eyes
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Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas meets Pope at Vatican
After meeting Pope Francis, Mahmoud Abbas will open the first Palestinian embassy to the Holy See.
News
For People With Developmental Disabilities, Food Work Means More Self Reliance
Finding a job and building a life of their own can be a monumental challenge for people with developmental disabilities. But food work can be a good fit for many of them.(Image credit: Rhitu Chatterjee/NPR)
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Surprising Charts About Smoking, Unemployment And Mobile Phones
Find out why a World Bank data scientist got excited about the global charts of 2016.(Image credit: World Bank)
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Obama’s Belated Drug War Retreat
Before moving into the White House, Barack Obama described the war on drugs as “an utter failure,” candidly discussed his own youthful drug use, criticized our excessively punitive criminal justice system, called for the decriminalization of marijuana, and rejected federal interference with state-authorized…
WIRED
Space Photos of the Week: A Supermassive Black Hole Just Wants Some Privacy
Space photos of the week, January 8—14, 2017. The post Space Photos of the Week: A Supermassive Black Hole Just Wants Some Privacy appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
How America Can Beat Russia in Cyber War, Despite Trump
Opinion: Security expert P.W. Singer explains how the US can protect itself from Russian hacking. The post How America Can Beat Russia in Cyber War, Despite Trump appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Security News This Week: Hackers Hack a Major Dealer of Hacking Tools
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Hackers Hack a Major Dealer of Hacking Tools appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
10 Outstanding Rides 2017 Has Already Given the World
With CES and the Detroit auto show already behind it, the auto industry’s off to a great year. The post 10 Outstanding Rides 2017 Has Already Given the World appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
So, You Got a VR Rig. Here’s All the Other Stuff You Need
Here’s a list of devices and accessories to enhance your VR experience. The post So, You Got a VR Rig. Here’s All the Other Stuff You Need appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
The Man Who’s Trying to Kill Dark Matter
A proposed theory of gravity does away with dark matter, even as new astrophysical findings challenge the need for galaxies full of the invisible particles. The post The Man Who’s Trying to Kill Dark Matter appeared first on WIRED.
Computerworld
Social networks let the rich buy influence
Social networking is the Great Equalizer. It enables anyone to gain influence based on the merit of his or her conversations.Sadly, the quest for sustainable monetization is leading social sites to offer schemes that let people with money buy influence.It’s a disturbing trend, and I’ll tell you exactly…
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Will Racism End When Old Bigots Die?
Do people still believe the age-old notion that the next generation will deliver us from racism? Code Switch asked young and old(er). They rarely agreed on the answer.(Image credit: Esther Lui for NPR)
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Electroformed Cicada Necklace
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Dinosaur bottle opener
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Nightmares May Signal Increased Risk of Suicide
Researchers are exploring therapy that reduces nighttime terrors — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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New, faster HDMI 2.1 cables are on the way – here’s what you need to know
There’s a new HDMI standard in town, and it wants your telly and your VR headset. Unveiled at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, HDMI Licensing announced a new set of specifications for a version 2.1 of its must-use TV cable, which includes everything from faster refresh rates for gamers and better audio to 48Gbps…
VentureBeat
Syrian refugee sues Facebook for ‘defamatory’ posts after selfie with Angela Merkel
(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Syrian refugee whose selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel went viral is suing Facebook for defamation, his lawyer said, after the social networking site failed to take down a series of posts accusing him of being a militant and criminal. Anas Modamani, a 19-year-old…
BBC News – World
Pandas help mark Lunar New Year in China
Eight giant panda cubs pose for pictures ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year.
Bloomberg
Merkel Coalition Seeks to Punish Social Media for Hate Speech
RT – Daily news
Detection of cancer-causing chemical at Tokyo site delays relocation of world’s largest fish market
High levels of toxic chemicals, including cancer-causing benzene, have been detected at a new site for Tokyo’s fish market, the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world and a popular tourist attraction, Japanese media said, citing officials. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Every time I lick an envelope, my saliva becomes more well-traveled than I’ll probably ever be.
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BBC News – World
Mahmoud Abbas: US embassy move to Jerusalem would hurt peace
The Palestinian leader says peace could suffer if the US moves its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Slashdot
Petition With Over 1 Million Signatures Urges President Obama To Pardon Snowden
An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNET: More than 1 million people signed onto a petition asking President Barack Obama to pardon Edward Snowden, proponents of the pardon said Friday. The campaign began in September, when Snowden, his attorney Ben Wizner from the ACLU, and other privacy activists…
Ars Technica
Hands-on with Nintendo Switch: Jack of all trades, master of some
Enlarge / What are these Joy-Cons I see before me? (credit: Mark Walton + Sebastian’s hands) The Nintendo Switch is trying to be all things to all gamers. This can be a strength in some ways, but it’s starting to come off as more of a confused weakness. This is the conclusion I’ve come to after…
Mashable
What a teen’s recent livestreamed suicide reveals about mental health and social media
On Dec. 30, Katelyn Nicole Davis turned on the livestreaming app Live.me at her home in Cedartown, Georgia, and broadcast her own suicide. As that video spread across the internet and social media, it demonstrated how quickly technology can turn casual spectators into traumatized witnesses. The video…
Reason.com Full Feed
The Future of International Food Safety: New at Reason
“China’s top leadership has called for more efforts to ensure food safety,” a China-based news service reported last week, “noting there are still many problems despite an improving food safety situation.” By most accounts, it appears the problematic-but-improving characterization of China’s current…
Macworld
SteamWorld Heist’s tactical action might steal all of your free time
These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play. While your iPhone might seem most ideal for quick-hit games, it’s…
News
Passions Flare Over Memory Of The Manhattan Project
The new Manhattan Project National Historical Park tells the story of how scientists created the world’s first atomic bomb. But how fully the story will be told is intensely controversial.(Image credit: United States Department of Energy/Flickr)
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The Morning After: Weekend Edition
Letter from the Editor Most tech companies shoot their proverbial wads at CES, showing off their finest wares for the coming year and beyond. Usually, this means that the second week in January is a peaceful time, meant for reflection upon the technological wonders seen in Las Vegas. Nintendo,…
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TIL that the city of Cincinnati, Ohio has an subway system that was built, never used, and left abandoned
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Man of Many
Try the Pistol Squat Challenge with SKINS New K-PROPRIUM Compression Tights
If you find yourself to be the active type and you train regularly, there is no doubt you would have heard about compression tights, in particularly the SKINS brand which has built a formidable reputation over the past decade. As a long-time user of SKINS on my runs (particularly in winter), I can immediately…
9to5Mac
Become Tech Savvy: Transforming limiting beliefs and setting stakes
First time checking out this series? You’ll get the most value by starting with the first article. Also, here is the table of contents and overview. Note for the already tech savvy, IT professionals, and our regular readers: this is designed as a resource as you help others or for those looking to…
Bloomberg Politics
Rome Abuzz With Election Talk as Renzi Plots Return to Power
Matteo Renzi has been out of office for little more than a month, but he’s already planning a comeback.
Digital Trends
Nintendo partners with Immersion to bring TouchSense technology to the Switch
There are roughly 50 confirmed Switch games in the works, and we imagine there’s a bunch in development that have yet to be announced. From traditional console play with connected Joy-Con remotes, to motion and gyro controls, to the portable unit — both as a conventional handheld and touchscreen device…
Fast Company
Will Robots Usher In A Utopia Or Dystopia?
Peter Frase’s new book imagines multiple scenarios and lays out some touch choices we’re going to have to make. Peter Frase’s new book imagines multiple scenarios and lays out some touch choices we’re going to have to make.Will our future of robots and autonomous cars turn out…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
Tiny Amounts of LSD for Depression
Throughout Ayelet Waldman’s entire life, she’s been “held hostage by the vagaries of mood,” as she explains in her new book, A Really Good Day. She is a bestselling author, mom of four, and devoted wife, but her mental illness threatened it all. On good days, she was funny, productive, and kind. But…
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Emo Nostalgia and Obama Lit: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing
The Rise of Emo Nostalgia Jia Tolentino | The New Yorker “A decade later, the emo teens are grown up, sort of, and they are re-immersing themselves in the sound of adolescence—that squeal of medical-grade angst and longing. There are emo nights in Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Portland, Denver, Tampa, Houston,…
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French astronaut Thomas Pesquet takes first footsteps in space
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet floated into space on his first-ever spacewalk Friday, and helped install three new, refrigerator-sized lithium-ion batteries to upgrade the power system at the International Space Station.
SlashGear
Autonomous Nissan Leaf begins testing on London streets next month
Car-maker Nissan has announced that it will be deploying a fleet of its Leaf electric vehicles outfitted with self-driving technology on the streets of London next month. This will mark their first public test of autonomous cars to be held in Europe. Nissan adds that it has received the permission of…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Soil fungi help tree seedlings survive, influence forest diversity
The relationship between soil fungi and tree seedlings is more complicated than previously known, new research shows.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Scientists reprogram embryonic stem cells to expand their potential cell fates
Pluripotent stem cells can develop into most tissues of the organism, but they cannot develop into extra-embryonic tissue — the placenta or yolk sac, for example — like the one-celled fertilized egg or two-celled zygote. Researchers found that by blocking a specific microRNA, pluripotent stem cells…
Reason.com Full Feed
Forcing Apple to Shut Down Drivers’ Phones Is a Terrible Idea
Pretty soon, driverless cars will make the rather fierce debate over distracted driving a moot point. But the debate over outsourcing decision making to technology isn’t going away. Over at The New York Times website this week I make the argument that forcing Apple to disable drivers’ phones is a terrible…
Digg Top Stories
The 8 Best Chargers To Save Your Phone’s Battery Life
American Horror Story: Your battery’s at 3% and you still haven’t ordered an Uber yet. Don’t let this happen to you.
Digg Top Stories
These Are The Criminals and Corporations That Have Gotten Really, Really Rich Off The Refugee Crisis
How the greatest migration in recorded history is transforming the world economy.
Digg Top Stories
‘Now Is the Time’
The most rousing post-election essay of them all.
Digg Top Stories
I Don’t Read The News Anymore, And It’s Great
Yet with all of his free time, he still couldn’t make it to “Trump Has A Huge Cock: An American Musical.”
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Trump’s Worst Enablers Are Establishment Republicans
This piece explains every decision Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell will make in the next four years.
Digg Top Stories
Contrarian Thoughts On Russian Hacking
From one of the clearest, most knowledgeable thinkers on technological warfare.
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The Wildest Inauguration of Them All
Andrew Jackson’s party was basically the plot of “This Is the End.”
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Aretha Franklin’s Showstopping ‘My Country, ‘Tis Of Thee’
The voice meets the moment meets the hat.
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Trump Fired the Guy Who Has Announced Every Inauguration Since Ike
And he said he was so sad he wanted to commit suicide. Look at that punim!
Digg Top Stories
The History Of Pain
No one distilled the election’s place in history more eloquently than Zadie Smith.
Digg Top Stories
The Battle For The Future Of The Democratic Party
How will Dems fight back against Trump? This debate will be a preview.
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A Gossip Columnist Explains Donald Trump
The details and insights are almost Tony Schwartz-esque.
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Why Warren Buffett Spends 80% Of His Day Reading
You don’t have to be the smartest or the savviest, but if you want to be successful you do have to read. This app helps you read and retain more in less time.
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All Trump’s Conflicts Of Interest In One Nice Chart
At least the ones we know about.
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Could Progressive Economics Actually Help Democrats Win Over Trump Voters?
An indispensable exploration of the question that all Democrats should be obsessing over right now.
Quartz
Don’t worry, only around one out of every 1,300 pilots is trying to fly drunk
In the final days of 2016, a pair of alarming reports surfaced that could rattle any traveler. Two commercial airline pilots, 8,400 miles from one another, were removed from their scheduled flights on suspicion of intoxication. On New Year’s Eve, Calgary police arrested a pilot for budget Canadian carrier…
Quartz
A leading historian on why liberalism failed—and what we can do to start rescuing it
In 2016 it became clear that liberalism—the belief in open societies, open borders, and free trade—was losing its progressive allure. Populist parties across the globe eked out wins against more liberal rivals, and upcoming elections across Europe could see this pattern continue. So as we enter 2017,…
Quartz
“I’d do it all over again in a heartbeat.” An Obama campaigner reflects on America’s first black president leaving office
Chet Whye was not politically active in Harlem until Barack Obama ran for president in 2008. Whye ran Harlem4Obama, a bustling campaign headquarters, built out of an abandoned store front in Central Harlem. Within a few months, Whye and his team had registered thousands of new voters, and in the final…
Quartz
The first driverless bus on America’s public roads travels only 1000 feet
For a short three blocks in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada, you can take a free ride on a self-driving bus. The tiny, fully electric vehicle, called Arma, was developed by Paris-based driverless and electric technologies startup Navya. It holds just 15 people—11 seated, four standing—and shuttles along…
Quartz
Donald Trump’s inauguration lineup has added new performers that somehow make it worse
A handful of new musicians have been added to Donald Trump’s imminent inauguration—dubbed by the president-elect a “GREAT SHOW,” while thought of by almost everyone else as possibly the worst Super Bowl halftime lineup ever. Trump’s inaugural committee yesterday announced the addition of country artist…
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Environmentally-friendly soy air filter developed
A new soy-based air filter can capture toxic chemicals such as carbon monoxide and formaldehyde, which often escape other types of filters.
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Arabica coffee genome sequenced
The sequencing of the genome of Coffea arabica, the species responsible for more than 70 percent of global coffee production, has now been announced by researchers.
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Your cell phone could curb the intensity of your workout
Talking or texting on a cell phone during exercise will lower the intensity of a workout and also affect balance, new research shows.
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New technology enables 5-D imaging in live animals, humans
A computer algorithm for analyzing time-lapse biological images could make it easier for scientists and clinicians to find and track multiple molecules in living organisms, outlines a new report. The technique developed by an international team of scientists is faster, less expensive and more accurate…
Forbes – Markets
This Is Your Secret Weapon Against Inflation
Inflation hasn’t been a problem for a long time. In fact, central banks around the world have been fighting deflation, as low growth, pessimistic expectations and slumping oil prices kept prices in check since the 2008/09 crash. That’s changing, and more people—from economists to everyday consumers—see…
Scientific American Content: Global
Ring-Tailed Lemur Populations Have Crashed by 95 Percent
As few as 2,000 of these beloved primates remain in the forests of Madagascar, according to new research — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Gadget Flow
PodStraps AirPods Connector- Carry Pouch Included for AirPod Chargers
Never lose your earbuds again with the PodStraps AirPods Connector, includes a carry pouch for AirPod chargers. With a design specifically for the new Apple device, this handy wearable keeps your earbuds within reach. Available in two colors, the PodStraps use tight polyelastomer loops to attach to your…
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Seeing vape pen in use boosts desire to smoke among young adults
The newer e-cigarette vape pens (AKA vaporizers) may not look like cigarettes, but they stimulate the urge to smoke as powerfully as watching someone smoke a traditional tobacco cigarette.
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Some cells need a ‘haircut’ before duplicating
Many of our cells are equipped with a hairlike ‘antenna’ that relays information about the external environment to the cell, and scientists have already discovered that the appearance and disappearance of these so-called primary cilia are synchronized with the process of cellular duplication, called…
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Thinking of changing your behavior in 2017? Try moving first
The time for successful habit change isn’t based on the calendar, but on big changes to our everyday lives like moving to a new home, new research shows.
Architizer
Solar Pine
Nature is created by the providence of nature itself. The innate ability to expand in size to take in as much sunlight as possible, the nature of splitting up and penetrating into the earth to absorb even a tiny drop of water, and the vertical impetus to go against gravity and soar perpendicularly;…
Cool Hunting
Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Kodak brings back a classic film, how artists depicted Obama’s presidency, Ms Senior America and more
1. How Artists Depicted Obama’s Presidency Friday 20 January marks President Obama’s last day in office, and while plenty of presidents before (and after) him are captured by artists in different ways, his presidency was incredibly significant…… Continue…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
NewsWatch: Investors are bracing for a massive stock-market selloff
If options traders are correct, stocks are in for a wild ride in February.
Mashable
When engineers shut down Niagara Falls’ water flow and found surprisingly few corpses
Image: Russ Glasson/Barcroft/Getty ImagesFor several months in 1969, the torrent of water rushing over American Falls, one of three waterfalls that makes up Niagara Falls, was reduced to little more than a trickle.American Falls is recognizable for the immense rock pile, or talus, at its base, the result…
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Yep, this sexist “Date Etiquette” homework was assigned in 2017, not the 1950s. But hey what is wrong with a little history lesson as well? [Facepalm]
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Photoshop this unexpected tree [Photoshop]
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Ars Technica
The best of the 2017 North American International Auto Show
A look at some of the highlights of the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Video shot and edited by Jennifer Hahn. (video link) DETROIT—Once the crown jewel of the US auto industry, the annual North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) has lacked a bit of its…
io9
We’d Like This Life-Sized Version of Lego Batman’s Batmobile to Be an Official Set Immediately, Please
The Lego Batman Movie hits theaters in less than a month’s time, and to help ramp up the film’s marketing blitz, Lego teamed up with Chevrolet to build a life-sized version of the Dark Knight’s latest Batmobile out of mostly plastic bricks—some 344,187 of them to be exact.Read more…
The Gadget Flow
Remi Smart Kids Sleep Companion
Teach your kids about time with the Remi Smart Kids Sleep Companion. Sitting on their bedside table, this clock is interactive to let them know when it’s okay to get out of bed. The clock is complete with a digital display of the time so children can read it with ease. Remi also has an adorable face…
The Gadget Flow
CrazyHorse Leather iPad Pro Sleeve
Give your tablet a cozy home with the CrazyHorse Leather iPad Pro Sleeve. Using the finest brown leather, this case has a unique distressed aesthetic. Made entirely by hand, this sleeve fits the iPad Pro 9.7 like a glove. In the upper right corner is a small cut out so you can effortlessly access your…
The Gadget Flow
Tension Toner – Enhance Any Workout
Tension Toner is a super portable workout bar with an adjustable resistance band built right in. Its smart design enhances over 200 exercises safely! How? Tension Toner harnesses dynamic tension and resistance. Now your muscles stay activated throughout every range of movement – burn 160% more calories…
The Gadget Flow
Grfxp Wrap-Around iPhone Skin
Protect your phone without compromising design with the Grfxp Wrap-Around iPhone Skin. As their 10th anniversary edition, this model is available for the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus. To mark this date, the Wrap-Around Skin comes in a stunning classic silver with a matte black accent. To install, first…
The Gadget Flow
Leather Gym Bag by Hard Graft
Being sweaty doesn’t excuse you from great style. Stay fresh with the Leather Gym Bag by Hard Graft. Featuring Italian vegetable tanned leather, this bag complements form with function. The Leather Gym Bag is part of the VOLUME TWO Collection. It has enough space for all of your gear for any sport, even…
The Gadget Flow
lofree Typewriter Inspired Keyboard
Get back to basics with the lofree Typewriter Inspired Keyboard. Featuring a luxuriously vintage design, this QWERTY device will gives you all those nostalgic memories. The lofree Keyboard features round retro keycaps for a classic look. You can customize the keys with your choice of backlighting. Despite…
The Gadget Flow
Samsung Level Box Slim Speaker
Experience true sound anywhere you are with the Samsung Level Box Slim Speaker. Stunningly slim, don’t let the appearance of this speaker fool you. The Level Box Slim features an 8W speaker along with a 2600mAh battery for up to 30 hours of music. This clever speaker also functions as a portable battery…
The Gadget Flow
Dot Hydration Tracking Water Bottle
Are you consuming enough water each day? With the Dot Hydration Tracking Water Bottle by Joseph Joseph, you can know for sure. Sleek and minimal, this unsuspecting bottle has a clever lid. With each sip, the bottle actually tracks how much water you consume. As opposed to numbers, this bottle tracks…
News
NPR News Nuggets: Eggtravaganza, A Job For Obama & Found Money
Here’s a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week’s Morning Edition.(Image credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Macworld
The Week in iOS Accessories: More accessories seen at CES
New gear for your iPhone, iPad, and Apple WatchImage by IDGThis week’s roundup is full of more iOS-compatible devices seen at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show. Read on! BACTrackImage by BACtrackTo read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
WIRED
Here’s What Sci-Fi Can Teach Us About Fascism
Want to understand the appeal of fascist regimes? Watch/read science fiction. The post Here’s What Sci-Fi Can Teach Us About Fascism appeared first on WIRED.
Master Feed : The Atlantic
Goodbye, American Apparel
It’s finally over for American Apparel, the trendy turned-scandal plagued clothing brand whose first store opened in 1997. On Thursday, a bankruptcy court in Delaware approved an $88 million sale of the brand’s intellectual property and manufacturing equipment to Gildan, a Canadian apparel company that…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
The Curse of Econ 101
In a rich, post-industrial society, where most people walk around with supercomputers in their pockets and a person can have virtually anything delivered to his or her doorstep overnight, it seems wrong that people who work should have to live in poverty. Yet in America, there are more than ten million…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Composite material for water purification
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 a new article, researchers…
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Are these videos a sneak preview of the Samsung Galaxy S8?
We’re expecting the Samsung Galaxy S8 to break cover at the end of February during Mobile World Congress, and you can expect a bunch of leaks and speculation between then and now – including two videos uploaded by Samsung Display in South Korea.Unfortunately our Korean is a little rusty but these clips…
National Geographic News
7 Amazing Animal Organs People Don’t Have
VICE News
Cops in BC are using GPS darts to catch speeders
Police in the Vancouver suburb of Delta are starting to fire darts with GPS tracking on them at speeding vehicles that refuse to stop. It’s the first time the technology, widely used by police in the US and seen as a safer alternative to high speed chases, is being deployed in Canada. And it’s the…
Reason.com Full Feed
How Obama Helped Sell Guns: New at Reason
President Barack Obama repeatedly called for “common-sense gun control” measures throughout his two terms as president, frequently in response to a mass shooting. But throughout Obama’s presidency, background checks for gun sales continued to climb and climb and climb. In February’s issue of Reason,…
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Dog escapes from a yard and finishes 7th in a half marathon. Meanwhile, subby set a PR in dashing to the fridge during commercials this week [Spiffy]
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Who Needs a Tarot Reading When We Have Predictive Keyboards?
Image: Wikimedia CommonsHere’s a fun way to make predictions for your new year: Try a predictive text prognostication—a QuickType Query, if you’d rather. Take out your smartphone, open a blank note page, and start a sentence like “This year, I will”, “my 2017 will be”, or “this year, I need to work on.”You’ll…
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In Final Speech, FCC Chief Tom Wheeler Warns GOP Not to Kill Net Neutrality
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler delivered an impassioned defense of US net neutrality protections on Friday, one week before Republicans who have vowed to roll back the policy are set to take control of the agency.In his final public speech as the nation’s top telecom regulator,…
WSJ.com: World News
Islamic State Launches Fresh Assault on Eastern Syrian City
Islamic State militants launched a new offensive on government-held areas in the contested city of Deir Ezzour, attacking the eastern city from several sides in the most intense action in a year.
Mashable
Experience the first ever skydive captured on Google Street View
Google Street View decided to jump out of a plane over a coastal New Zealand national park. And lucky for us, we get to experience the skydiving trip without having to sign any waivers. In late December, a certified Google Street View photographer teamed up with New Zealand skydive operator Skydive…
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Digital art by Nate Hallinan
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Redditing at night
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Protests at UC Davis lead to canceling of speech by Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos
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[Serious] People who have asked Reddit for advice and had it horribly backfire, what are your stories?
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Alternative use of mines
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Study finds association between eating hot peppers and decreased mortality
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Digital Trends
Hackers could gain complete control of an Intel-based PC using a USB 3.0 port
When Intel launched its sixth-generation “Skylake” processors and chipsets in 2015, the company introduced a new technology called Direct Connect Interface (DCI), an easy way for testers to debug hardware without having to break open a PC. However, during the 33rd annual Chaos Communication Congress…
Loudwire
13-Year-Old Girl Crushes Meshuggah’s ‘Clockworks’ on Drums
Wow! 13-year-old Alexey Poblete just covered Meshuggah’s ‘Clockworks’ on drums and made it look damn easy. Continue reading…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Moody’s to pay $864 mln to settle claims tied to housing-market collapse
Moody’s Corp. said Friday it agreed to pay $864 million to the U.S. Department of Justice and several states in connection with bond ratings it issued before the 2008 housing-market collapse.
Forbes – Markets
2 Big 8% Dividends To Buy (And 1 To Sell)
Not every high yield asset is in danger as rates rise. While some stocks paying 3% may feel the Fed’s pressure, there’s a higher subset paying 8% that should do just fine. If you’re looking for dividends you can actually retire on, you should familiarize yourself with business development companies (BDCs)….
The Awesomer
Peeqo: The GIF Bot
LinkAbhishek Singh found himself in need of a little distraction during the work day, so he spent way too much time building himself Peeqo, a personal assistant robot who answers questions and requests entirely using GIF images. Check out his build log here. More Awesome Stuff: MekaMonCodename Colossus…
Scientific American Content: Global
5 Signs of PTSD
How healing occurs and what you can do to offer support to someone with PTSD — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Mashable
Could these new rideable rings replace your skates?
These futuristic new hollow rings may change the way we skate. ‘OrbitWheels’ have raised the bar for recreational transportation. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Real Time Video, Real Time, Transportation, and Riding
Zero Hedge
Trump Says He Is Open To Lifting Russia Sanctions, Won’t Label China Currency Manipulator “On Day One”
In his first full interview of the new year, President-elect Donald Trump explains his approach to foreign policy from a “realpolitik” lens, when he told the WSJ overnight that relations with China and Russia will depend on the degree to which the two countries cooperate with U.S. economic, diplomatic…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Seeing the quantum future… literally
What if big data could help you see the future and prevent your mobile phone from breaking before it happened?
Ultimate Classic Rock
Alexis Mardas, the Beatles’ ‘Magic Alex,’ Dies
Yanni Alexis Mardas, known to Beatles fans as “Magic Alex,” died in Athens at 74. Continue reading…
BBC News – World
Lady Liberty to be black woman on new US $100 coin
The US Mint reveals the first of several commemorative coins featuring women from ethnic minorities.
TMZ.com
Steve Harvey Goes From Trump to Dolce & Gabbana (PHOTO)
Steve Harvey was on an international mission the day he met Trump … hitting up multiple countries. Hours after meeting with the Prez elect in NYC, he jumped on a plane with wife Marjorie Bridges-Woods and they were off to Italy for a Dolce &…
VICE News
Wild horses are a scourge on the land, but the government can’t kill them
This segment originally aired Jan. 9, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. When it comes to wild horses, the United States government is unambiguous: America has a mustang overpopulation problem. Trouble is, there’s real disagreement over how to manage this icon of the American West — and any mention…
The Verge – All Posts
New trailers: Studio Ghibli’s first TV series, a mysterious new sci-fi film, and more
Sometime last year, my girlfriend told me she’d watched Carol while on a flight. It was mostly a great movie, she’d said, but she couldn’t understand why, in a movie about a woman becoming comfortable with her interest in another woman, it would be so prudish about showing actual intimacy. It almost…
Lifehacker
How to Safely Use Any Bag as a Camera Bag
Camera bags are great for protecting your gear, but if you aren’t a professional photographer spending cash on a dedicated bag can be excessive. Luckily, with the right accessories any bag can function as your camera bag.In this video from photographer Caleb Pike, we see how he adapts a cheap canvas…
Mashable
SpaceX’s Saturday rocket launch is a big freaking deal
It’s make or break time for SpaceX. The Elon Musk-founded spaceflight company is planning to launch a clutch of communications satellites to orbit aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday. This is the company’s first launch since a Falcon 9 blew up on its pad during what should have been a routine test…
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The Case Against Hamilton: New at Reason
The hit Broadway musical Hamilton was all that was wrong with 2016, and will likely be wrong with 2017, too. Nicholas Pell writes: We have Lin-Manuel Miranda to blame for this cultural atrocity, a scion of a psychologist and an advisor to New York mayor Ed Koch, who attended the same elementary…
Big Think
Mosquitos Learn How to Avoid Bed Nets
As if antibiotic resistant bacteria weren’t enough of a worry, a recently published paper outlines a newly developed resistance mechanism in mosquitos as well. Read More
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Is three screens on one laptop too many?
Finally, the gaming PC brand Razer have answered the question we’ve all been wondering about for years: Why won’t you come on over, Valerie?Turns out, it’s because Valerie is a hefty, 51-inch beast, and also, she’s a laptop, and is therefore incapable of independent movement.Razer have been making gaming…
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I knew it
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BBC News – World
Mosul battle: Iraq forces ‘retake’ university from IS
Iraqi forces say they have seized Mosul University as part of a major push into IS territory.
VICE News
Trump is triggering a new wave of feminist protest art
Political tumult and provocative art have a symbiotic relationship that is being rekindled in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential victory. Before the Republican even takes office January 20, a new movement of protest art among women is beginning to emerge. The artwork “nasty woman” by…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Deadpool’s Hilarious “For Your Consideration” Oscars Video
Last year Ryan Reynolds jokingly pitched Deadpool as an Oscars contender. Because of the movie’s strong showing during awards season, there is a very real chance that Deadpool could earn itself a Best Picture nod this year. Naturally, Ryan Reynolds was quick to give the Academy a nudge. pic.twitter.com/TNorErkZXf…
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I would never steal a credit card and use it to pay for stuff, because I’m sure I would not get away with it, but I am scared of people stealing my credit card and using it to pay for stuff, because I’m sure they would get away with it.
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Not exactly the second coming I had imagined.
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Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
US Congress backs measures to end Obamacare
The US House of Representatives on Friday joined the Senate in passing a critical measure that marks the first major step toward repealing outgoing President Barack Obama’s landmark but controversial health care reforms.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Trump open to shift on Russia sanctions, ‘One China’ policy
President-elect Donald Trump suggested he would be open to lifting sanctions on Russia and wasn’t committed to a longstanding agreement with China over Taiwan—two signs that he would use any available leverage to realign the U.S.’s relationship with its two biggest global strategic rivals.
Zero Hedge
China’s Bitcoin Exchanges Suspend Margin Trading
China’s bitcoin traders who use the most popular bitcoin exchange not only in China, but also the entire world, BTCChina, were met with an unexpected warning on Friday: Starting from January 12th, 2017, BTCChina has suspended margin loan service. If you have any questions, please contact…
Ars Technica
Neuroscience tools used to understand the microprocessor; they fail
NES Launch: Donkey Kong (1983) This port of the arcade original, one of three titles to launch alongside the Famicom in 1983, was far from a perfect recreation, but it still represented a huge leap from the competing versions on systems from Atari and Coleco. In 2014, the US announced a new effort…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
Today’s News: Jan. 14, 2017
—We’re tracking the news stories of the day below. All updates are in Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5). Read On »
Mashable
Barack Obama and Joe Biden get the ‘Shawshank’ ending they deserve
There’s been much speculation about what Barack Obama and Joe Biden will do after leaving office next week. Obama, for one, has stated that he plans to stay active in politics during Trump’s presidency. Biden has reportedly expressed a desire to stay involved in the search for a cancer cure. While…
TMZ.com
William H. Macy Says Guys Can’t March with Women in DC!!! (VIDEO)
William H. Macy will not be joining wife Felicity Huffman for the Women’s March on Washington during Trump’s inauguration … because he doesn’t have the right body parts! We’re guessing William  H. was joking, but he pulls it off good.…
Bloomberg
Italy Rejects Germanys Request on Fiat Cars in Months-Long Feud
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