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Samsung Display ad could suggest Galaxy S8 design
If you were wondering what the Galaxy S8 will look like, an advertisement from Samsung’s display division could drop a few hints.
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iPhone 10th, CES 2017, wearables, and headsets (MobileTechRoundup show #388)
Apple announced the first iPhone ten years ago and CES 2017 just wrapped up. Kevin and I had plenty to talk about after about a month away from the mics.
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Telstra guarantees subsea cables ‘always on’ in Japan, HK, Singapore
Telstra’s ‘highly resilient’ Japan-Hong Kong and Hong Kong-Singapore subsea cables now come with a guarantee that services will never suffer outages for more than a few hours.
Bloomberg
The Bond Market Isn’t Dead Yet for This JPMorgan Fund
Zero Hedge
Trump Team Responds: May Move White House Briefings To Accommodate More Than Just “Media Elite”
The overnight report by Esquire magazine that the incoming Trump administration is “seriously considering” a plan to evict the press corps from the White House prompted a frenzied response by the White House Correspondents Association, and led to a scramble among Washington’s press elite to demand if…
Zero Hedge
The “Most Bearish Hedge Fund” Capitulates: “We Are Beginning To Close Parts Of Our Short Book”
One month ago we reported that having successfully avoided a calamity for most of 2016 despite being massively net short, somewhere to the tune of around -90%, at times rising as high as -105%, Horseman Globa, finally had a bad month. In fact, losing -12.80% in November the hedge fund which we previously…
Bloomberg Politics
Trump Nominees Give Vietnam’s Premier Hope of Trade Pact Support
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is holding out hope that incoming U.S. President Donald Trump will reconsider the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal that would be a major boost to the export-driven Southeast Asian nation.
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Samsung SF351 Series 32″ Full HD Slim LED-LCD Monitor $199.99
Samsung SF351 Series 32″ Full HD Slim LED-LCD Monitor $199.99
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Creepy ‘what’s in the box’ ending to ‘Se7en’ was an accident – CNET
The unnerving final scene that spawned Brad Pitt’s infamous line almost didn’t make it into the 1995 film.
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Twitter-verse grapples with Trump’s tweets on civil rights icon – CNET
Commentary: After Rep. John Lewis declares him no legitimate president, Donald Trump scoffs and says Lewis is all talk.
NYT > Business Day
Tax Refund Loans Are Revamped and Resurrected
Prior versions were seen as predatory and eventually vanquished. The newer kind are more customer-friendly, but consumer watchdogs remain wary.
NYT > Business Day
Trump Team Considers Moving Press Corps, Alarming Reporters
The White House press corps was stunned by reports of a proposal by the Trump administration to eject reporters from their home in the West Wing.
RT – Daily news
‘Gray area’: Fresh Fancy Bear hacks show athletes testing doping rules to the limit
Armed with athlete medical records furnished by the Fancy Bear hacking group, Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine has revealed a number of “questionable” medical practices, and blatant legal loopholes athletes use to defeat existing anti-doping regulations. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Six-Hour Meeting of Chinese Tycoons Eases LeEcos Cash Crunch
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Five Charts Show How Holiday Season Means Shopping Fever in China
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Trump’s Silence on Yen Is ‘Amazing,’ Former Japan FX Head Says
VentureBeat
Before you start a company, answer these questions
GUEST: A few months ago, a friend called me excitedly to share a startup idea. He was an investor’s dream entrepreneur: engineering undergrad with an MBA from MIT, worked at Google, and literally wrote a book on the core tech behind his startup. He launched a product, was getting a little attention,…
VentureBeat
China cites national security as it bans Pokémon Go and other AR games
China as a nation has a checkered past with the video game industry. For example, for almost a decade and a half, home video game consoles themselves were banned in the country, but due to cultural differences, internet cafes and VR arcades have all been booming as of late. As a result of this trepidation…
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Three Cellists And A Bongo Drummer Cover System Of A Down’s ‘BYOB’
Remember System of a Down? Remember how cool their music was? Remember how your stupid orchestra teacher never appreciated any *good* music? Cello rock band Break of Reality will rectify all those memories.
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Why The Hell Did Humans Evolve To Be Ticklish?
Could it have been crucial to our evolution, and remained, like the appendix, a part of who we are even though it serves no purpose? Does it serve a function unnoticed or long forgotten?
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Performance Reviews Are Making Us Cry. We Might Not Like The Cure
We’re awful at criticism, but getting it more often might help us stave off tears.
Zero Hedge
Professors Pledge To “Use Regular Class Time” To Protest Trump
A national “teach-in” movement is asking professors to set aside class time between Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the presidential inauguration to “protest” oppression and challenge “Trumpism.” As CampusReform’s Anthony Gockowski reports, so far, 17 American colleges and universities have signed…
Gizmodo
That Sushi May Contain a Tract-Invading Parasitic Tapeworm
In health updates that absolutely no one wants to hear, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning that a tapeworm that was previously believed to only exist in fish from Asia has been found in Alaskan Salmon. Hold on to your guts.Read more…
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Obama’s Faith in White America Was Not Misplaced, Cont’d
In response to Ta-Nehisi’s cover story “My President Was Black,” Daniel Foster, a contributing for National Review, countered with “Obama’s Faith in White America Was Not Misplaced.” The best reader contribution to this debate comes from Ayana Wilson, who falls somewhere between Foster and Coates: Many…
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Prison Break
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TIL that Chris Hansen, who was host of “NBC’s Dateline: To Catch a Predator” (a show that featured him conducting a sting operation on online sex predators by catching them on hidden cameras), was fired from NBC after he was caught cheating on his wife by a hidden-camera sting operation.
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Starfish, Digital
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Remember not to share this picture of Trump, because he hates it.
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Apple removes app that lets you find your AirPods
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Digital Trends
The best gaming headset you can buy
Whether you’re playing from your couch, or getting up close and personal with your PC monitor, a gaming headset has become a necessity for video game players of any level. Sure, having a boomin’ sound system can help immerse you into the action of your favorite games, but in many cases, you can get a…
The Awesomer
DIY Metro: Last Light Air Rifle
LinkYouTuber Rulof Maker built a deadly functioning replica of the Tihar, a pneumatic rifle from Metro: Last Light. True to the game’s setting, Rulof used only spare parts to make the gun, with the exception of a tire pump for refilling on the go. More Awesome Stuff: Life-size DOOM BFGDIY Matchstick…
TechCrunch
Start thinking like a startup
 Shifts in a rapidly changing retail world and dramatic changes in consumer behavior continue to be a challenge for some traditional retailers. Legacy retailers that have remained stagnant with their old-guard ways are struggling to maintain sales and stay relevant with today’s consumer. The successful…
SlashGear
More Nintendo Switch details: 2TB microSD card support, no Miiverse or StreetPass
While almost all the details about the new Nintendo Switch console have been revealed, there’s still a few things that leave eager gamers wondering about their potential future purchase. Most of the hardware specs have been sufficiently outlined, but one troubling item is the fact that the Switch only…
Slashdot
Apple/Samsung Patent Case Returns To Court To Revisit Infringement Damages
An anonymous reader quotes MacRumors: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday reopened a longstanding patent lawsuit related to Samsung copying the design of the iPhone nearly six years ago…according to court documents filed electronically this week… Apple’s damages were calculated…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
NewsWatch: Why Goldman sees only 90 good days for U.S. stocks in 2017
U.S. stocks have had an incredibly run over the last two months and even at these record-breaking levels there are still profits to make — at least until March, when it will be time to run for the hills, says Goldman Sachs strategist David Kostin
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Want to be happy for the rest of your life? Move to the “happiest place on earth”, Costa Rica [Spiffy]
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Mideast peace summit in Paris ends with warning, calls for two-state solution
Sending a forceful message to Israel’s prime minister and the incoming Trump administration, dozens of countries called Sunday on Israel and the Palestinians to revive work toward long-elusive peace – including an independent Palestinian state.
RT – Daily news
Facebook’s aim to combat fake news with fact checkers & ‘untrustworthy’ shame label trial
Facebook is gearing up to battle the problem of “fake news” on social media with a new name-and-shame system involving independent fact checkers being trialed in Germany. Read Full Article at RT.com
designboom | architecture & design magazine
invoxia NVX 200 turns mobile into a corded telephone for the office
french company invoxia has an accessory that gathers the instant communication of the smartphone and combines it with the best of desktop corded telephones. The post invoxia NVX 200 turns mobile into a corded telephone for the office appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Mashable
Uber wants to build a better map. Next stop? Australia.
Like Google and even Tesla, Uber wants to map the world down to the right-hand lane and Australia is the focus of its latest effort. Following mapping projects in the U.S., Canada and the UK, as well as Mexico and South Africa, the transport giant is launching its local mapping project on the Gold Coast…
Bloomberg
Nintendo Takes Big Gamble With Switchs Split Personality
Ultimate Classic Rock
Metallica Confirmed for ‘Very Special and Unique’ 2017 Grammy Performance
Metallica will perform at the Grammys for the fourth time in their career, and they’re promising something ‘very special and unique.’ Continue reading…
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Thanks Internet … for giving us too much sex [Interesting]
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If vendors cannot keep a phone updated, why trust them with your household items?
Unless your next smart fridge is going to have a support lifecycle the length of Windows XP, it’s going to be cracked in a couple of years.
Zero Hedge
Goldman Is Concerned: “The S&P Has Surged 6% Since The Election But 2017 EPS Forecasts Haven’t Budged”
Goldman is starting to get concerned. As chief strategist David Kostin writes in his latest weekly kickstart, while stocks have surged by 6% since the election on the prospect of higher earnings under potential Trump policies, consensus bottom-up 2017 EPS forecasts for S&P 500 have been unchanged….
Zero Hedge
Matt Taibbi: “Insane Clown President Trump Was Right About The Media”
While U.S. political journalist Matt Taibbi has made no bones about his dislike of Donald Trump… (via Rolling Stone a day after the election) Most of us smarty-pants analysts never thought Trump could win because we saw his run as a half-baked white-supremacist movement fueled by last-gasp,…
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Psychology’s Favorite Tool For Measuring Racism Isn’t Up To The Job
Almost two decades after its introduction, the implicit association test has failed to deliver on its lofty promises.
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Trump May Kick The White House Press Corps Out Of The White House
One official says it’s because the press is now “the opposition party” while others say it’s just about moving to a bigger space.
Quartz
If Peter Thiel gets his way, California won’t be a state by 2020
Since donating $1.25 million in support of Donald Trump, Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel has been disrupting politics on a national level. He graced the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, and has since had a hand in the president-elect’s transition team. His taste for politics…
BBC News – World
Sports hall roof collapses during match in Czech Republic
A sports hall roof collapses during a floorball game in the Czech Republic city of Ceska Trebova.
NYT > Business Day
Treasury Auctions Set for the Week of Jan. 16
The following tax-exempt fixed-income issues are scheduled for pricing this week.
The Awesomer
Sacchan, Who Does as He Pleases
LinkYouTuber funny japan shares this hilarious segment from a Japanese talk show in 1994. A housewife asked the show to find out how her free-spirited dog Sacchan got so fat. What follows is investigative reporting at its finest. More Awesome Stuff: Bentley’s Big AdventurePlanet Earth II: Iguana…
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Rest in peace, ‘Exorcist’ author William Peter Blatty – CNET
A 1949 Washington Post article about an exorcism inspired the book that became one of the most terrifying films ever.
Gizmodo
The Mugen Honda S660 Is The Stormtrooper’s Kei Car
Mugen, Honda’s little-brother modification company for Honda products started by a Honda family member, has a long history of “classic” JDM design modifications. For Tokyo Auto Salon 2017, Mugen threw all of that right out the window for its S660, which looks like it belongs cruising the Death Star or…
News
Affordable Care Act Allowed More People In Arts To Obtain Healthcare
St. Louis-based singer-songwriter Beth Bombara explains why it was difficult for self-employed musicians like her to obtain health insurance before the Affordable Care Act.
News
Poll Shows What The Public Does And Does Not Know About Obamacare
NPR and the polling firm IPSOS have a new poll out that suggests the public might not be as enthusiastic about repealing Obamacare as their representatives are.
News
President Americana Wax Museum Closes After Hot Presidential Election
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania’s Hall of Presidents and First Ladies Museum is going out of business after almost 60 years. Now, they are auctioning off their collection of the first 44 U.S. Presidents.
News
Democrats Rally For Affordable Care Act With ‘Day Of Action’
Senator Bernie Sanders and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer try to mobilize grassroots support to save Obamacare from GOP repeal. They rallied as part of Democrats’ so-called “Day of Action.”
News
622 Pieces — That’s How Many Legos It Takes To Build An NPR Headquarters Model
Tyler Williams is on a quest to get the Lego company to make a new kind of lego set…a replica of NPR Headquarters.
News
Listen For ‘Disparaging,’ Scandalous,’ And ‘Amoral’ In Upcoming SCOTUS Case
Next week the Supreme Court will hear arguments for Lee v. Tam, which is a First Amendment case against the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, brought by the rock band The Slants.
News
Birth Home Of Martin Luther King Jr. Opens After Repairs In Time For Holiday
The Atlanta birth home of Martin Luther King Jr. is reopening just in time for the Monday holiday honoring the civil rights icon. Visitors will be able to tour the first floor of the house.
Mashable
Hauntingly beautiful images emerge from deadly ice storms
Winter storms left large swaths of the central U.S. encased in sheets of ice this weekend. Across the Midwest and southern Plains, roads, power lines, trees and windows glistened with an icy glaze. On Sunday, a third wave of sleet and drizzle continued to bear down on areas where temperatures hovered…
The New Yorker
Crime in Chicago and America’s Policing Crisis
For at least three years, two stories about crime and police in Chicago have been unspooling, each only intermittently acknowledging the other. The primary one has been about escalating gun violence, which has spread across the city’s West and South Sides. Though the city has added hundreds of cops,…
Zero Hedge
Is The Biggest Treasury Drawdown In History Imminent? The “Bond Shock” Story Refuses To Go Away
While currency and fixed-income traders are having second thoughts about the extent of the Trump reflation trade just days before the inauguration of the 45th U.S. president as Bloomberg’s Vincent Cignarella writes, most readily observed in the recent 50% drop in 10Y real yields, which have slid from…
News
In Final Speech As Attorney General, Loretta Lynch Says: ‘We Have To Work’
Lynch told the congregation at a historic church in Birmingham, Ala., that progress cannot be taken for granted, echoing a sentiment she stressed in a Sunday interview with NPR.(Image credit: Brynn Anderson/AP)
BBC News – World
Donald Trump says Merkel made ‘catastrophic mistake’ on migrants
The US president-elect says Germany was wrong to let so many migrants into the country.
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PBS’ new kids’ channel lets you flip between streams and games
When you give kids digital educational content, you’re frequently forced to choose between passive viewing and games. Why can’t you offer both? PBS wants to give it a try. It just launched a free 24/7 national channel, PBS Kids, where a live internet stream is just the start of the strategy. At a later…
Reason.com Full Feed
A School Administrator Corrected a Student’s Spelling on Twitter. She Was Fired.
It would be difficult to find a better example of everything that’s wrong with education in America: a Maryland public school fired the woman who ran its Twitter account because she corrected a student’s spelling. The student, “Nathan,” tweeted “Close school tammarow PLEASE” at Frederick County Public…
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How A Professional Poker Player Conned a Casino Out of $9.6 Million
Phil Ivey is a professional poker player who’s won ten World Series of Poker bracelets — but he’s also got a new game. An anonymous reader write: In 2012, Ivey requested that the Borgata casino let him play baccarat with an assistant named Cheng Yin Sun while using a specific brand of playing cards…
Bloomberg
Living Standards Better Growth Gauge Than GDP, Davos Forum Says
BBC News – World
Photos show Japanese whaling off Antarctica, group says
Australia criticises Japan after photos emerge allegedly showing a dead minke whale off Antarctica.
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The 125-Year-Old Network That Feeds Mumbai
Dabbawalas deliver hundreds of thousands of meals on foot and by bike in one of India’s busiest cities every day. The new wave of food-delivery start-ups wants to know how they do it.
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The Russian Spy Who Convinced America To Take ESP Seriously
Having defected from the KGB, survived a poisoning attempt, and spent years in the media spotlight, Nikolai Evgenievich Khokhlov’s life would only get stranger.
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Yes you too can save your mind, marriage and life …with just a little LSD [Interesting]
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Mashable
3 guys happen to catch SpaceX launch from an airplane
SpaceX successfully launched — and landed! — its Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday, it’s first launch since another one of its rockets exploded last fall.  Luckily for us, some adventurous guys caught the whole thing on camera from nearly two miles up in the air.  SEE ALSO: SpaceX’s Saturday rocket launch…
Bloomberg Politics
How the Davos Pundits Got It Wrong: President Clinton, Anyone?
This just in: Shortly after Hillary Clinton is sworn in as U.S. president on Friday, she’ll telephone British Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss closer ties with Europe. Other global leaders, meanwhile, will wrap up the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
Big Think
Do We Find People Who Swear More Honest? Yes, Says New Study
New research reveals that people find those who use profanity more honest and trustworthy.Read More
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Sydney Uni predicts the unpredictable in quantum computing advancement
The university has moved one step closer to quantum computing becoming a reality, using machine learning to predict the demise of a quantum bit, thus extending its useful life.
Gizmodo
Mark Hamill Returns as the Joker to Mock Donald Trump’s Tweets
Earlier this month, Star Wars star Mark Hamill surprised Batman fans (and Donald Trump critics) with a late Christmas present when he recorded one of the President-elect’s tweets as the Joker, a character he’s voiced for almost 25 years.Read more…
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Tom Hardy on Bond Rumors and the ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Sequel(s): The incredibly talented actor discusses fatherhood, his drama school classmate Michael Fassbender, and the potential of a Christopher Nolan-directed Bond film.
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When you’re mad about something and tell your mom about it and she gets mad too
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Extreme waves in the North Sea
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Much like a real spider, Spider-man’s greatest enemy is a newspaper.
Hooray! Front page! I knew the past seven years of my life weren’t wasted! Edit: Holy shit, top post on /r/all submitted by /u/Atheist_Simon_Haddad to /r/Showerthoughts [link] [comments]
RT – Daily news
Trump: US may lift Russian sanctions in exchange for nuclear reduction deal – Times, Bild
US President-elect Donald Trump has hinted that the US could lift its sanctions against Russia, called Merkel’s migrant policy “a catastrophic mistake” and branded NATO “obsolete” in a new interview for The Times and Bild. Read Full Article at RT.com
Zero Hedge
Howard Marks: “So Much For The Experts”
Authored by Oaktree Capital’s Howard Marks, In August, I mentioned that I had chosen the title “Political Reality” for my memo in part because of my liking for oxymorons.  I classed that title with other internally contradictory statements, such as “jumbo shrimp” and “common sense.”  Now I’m going to…
BBC News – World
Are cars a luxury?
Owning a car for many Ethiopians – even those with ready cash to spend in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies – remains a pipe dream, writes Emmanuel Igunza.
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Vermont Supreme Court rules in favor of protection from unreasonable expectations of building image [Interesting]
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the Foresight Institute
Adding modular hydrogen-bond networks to protein design
Molecular recognition in DNA is built upon a small set of hydrogen-bonding interactions in the core of the DNA double helix. Specificity in protein folding depends largely on buried packing of hydrophobic amino acid side chains complemented by irregular interactions of specific polar groups. A general…
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A Clever Method For Gutting A Fish With Two Chopsticks
To gut a fish, you don’t need to cut open the belly. You just need a couple chop sticks and a little finesse.
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John Lewis’ Graphic Novel Skyrockets After Trump Twitter Storm
Three years ago, Representative John Lewis published the first book in a three-part graphic novel series about his experience as a leader for the Civil Rights Movement. Today, “March” is one of the biggest books in the country, selling out on Amazon overnight.
Bloomberg
Gordon Ramsay to Cook With Food Waste for Londons Lucky Few
DudeIWantThat.com
Taxidermy Animal Drones
When I first read about, but hadn’t yet seen, Copter Company’s taxidermy animal drones I though it just sounded kinda goofy. Then I got a look at the Orvillecopter here. A spread-eagle taxidermied quad-cat-ter flying around in perpetual wide-eyed alarm at Dutch creators Bart Jansen’s and Arjen Beltman’s…
Zero Hedge
Why Is Obama Moving Troops Into Poland, Provoking Russia Right Before The Inauguration?
Submitted by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, January 20th cannot come soon enough.  Instead of stepping back and trying to ensure a smooth transition for Donald Trump, Barack Obama has decided to go hog wild and use every ounce of presidential power still available to him.  He has been…
Bloomberg Politics
Obama Still ‘Surprised’ by Level of Partisanship in Washington
President Barack Obama said that upon becoming president he was “surprised” at the severity of partisanship in Washington — and that it continues to shock him even now.
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Photoshop this moment of reflection [Photoshop]
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Man of Many
Good Sport – Garmin Fenix 5 Series
Tech-savvy athletes and outdoor freaks alike love smartwatch brand Garmin and with good reason. The company kills it year after year with brilliant multi-sport watches that simultaneously raise the bar on fitness tracking and wearable tech. At the recent CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Garmin unveiled their new…
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HOW TO WASH A CAR WITH A BABY
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Lifehacker
25 Facts About the Science of Fitness You May Not Know
The more you know about exercise and the benefits it provides, the more likely you are to do it, and do it right. Here are some helpful facts you should know.In this video from the Mental Floss YouTube channel, John Green shares some useful information about fitness and exercise. You’ll learn things…
Gizmodo
After Government Threatens Fines, Facebook Will Test Out Fake News Filtering in Germany
In December, German lawmakers announced plans to introduce a bill that would fine Facebook 500,000 euros (or about $535,000) for not removing fake news posts within 24 hours. On Sunday, the Financial Times reported that the company will be testing its fake news filtering system in—you guessed it—Germany!…
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Scientific report on marijuana benefits research creates big buzz, major munchies [Obvious]
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Bloomberg
Davos Disconnect
BBC News – World
Venezuela: Opposition attacks Maduro over Supreme Court address
President Maduro is attacked for delivering his state of nation speech before the Supreme Court.
Zero Hedge
“Mainstream Mediasaurus”
They once ruled the earth…   Source: Ben Garrison
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Grab your thinking caps, it’s the Fark Weekly Weird News Quiz [Spiffy]
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HBR.org
Survey: People’s Trust Has Declined in Business, Media, Government, and NGOs
We are living in an era of backlash against authority. So far, government and the media have borne the brunt of populist anger, while businesses have remained above the fray. Past protest movements such as Occupy Wall Street notwithstanding, mass outrage has yet to be directed squarely at the business…
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At a da Vinci exhibit
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Verizon’s network is ancient, says T-Mobile – CNET
Commentary: In a new, biting ad, T-Mobile suggests Verizon is a bit of an old dog.
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Oregon deploys DT Research Rugged Tablets for Construction Projects
San Jose CA (SPX) Jan 11, 2017 DT Research, the leading designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing solutions for vertical markets, this week announced the successful deployment of the DT391GS Rugged GNSS Tablets for the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). The DT391GS tablets…
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NASA research is key to future of air transportation
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 In the future, aircraft will consume half as much fuel compared to today, generate one-fourth the emissions they do now, fly so quietly that airport neighbors won’t hear annoying noise and fly passengers at supersonic speeds while burning biofuels. We will see…
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Textron begins testing Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle
Washington (UPI) Jan 11, 2017 Textron Systems Unmanned Systems began on-water testing for the 4th-generation Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle, a project for the U.S. Navy. The testing support’s the U.S. Navy’s Unmanned Influence Sweep System program. Textron Systems received a $33.8 million contract…
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Ruptured oxidant tank likely cause of Progress accident
Moscow (Sputnik) Jan 13, 2017 A ruptured oxidant tank on the third stage of a carrier rocket most likely caused a recent accident involving a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft, Russia’s space corporation Roscosmos said Wednesday. The Progress MS-04 space freighter burned up in the atmosphere…
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China receives imagery from high-resolution remote sensing satellites
Beijing (XNA) Jan 13, 2017 China has received images from a pair of 0.5-meter high-resolution remote sensing satellites launched in late December last year, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) said Wednesday. Tourists were seen visiting the Potala Palace in Tibet Autonomous…
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SBIRS GEO Flight 3 encapsulated for launch
Cape Canaveral AFS FL (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 The U.S. Air Force’s next Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), was encapsulated on Jan. 7 at Cape Canaveral, Florida, where it will launch on Jan. 19 aboard a United Launch Alliance…
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Sentinel-2B launch preparations off to a flying start
Paris (ESA) Jan 13, 2017 Some of us may be easing ourselves gently into the New Year, but for the team readying Sentinel-2B for liftoff on 7 March it’s full steam ahead. On 5 January, the satellite was shipped from ESA’s site in the Netherlands – where it had been undergoing testing since June -…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Grasslands hold potential for increased food production
Vienna, Austria (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 About 40% of natural grasslands worldwide have potential to support increased livestock grazing, according to a new study published in the journal Global Change Biology. This translates to a potential increase of 5% in milk production and 4% in meat production compared…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Research sheds new light on high-altitude settlement in Tibet
Laramie WY (SPX) Jan 10, 2017 Humans likely established permanent settlements on the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau between 13,000-7,400 years ago, according to new research published this week in the journal Science. That conclusion challenges the previously held view that permanent human occupation…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Hundreds protest against elephant trade in Tanzania
Dar Es Salaam (AFP) Jan 14, 2017 Around 500 people, half from the Chinese community, protested in Dar es Salaam on Saturday to call for the protection of elephants against poachers. The so-called “walk for elephants” saw the demonstrators, including the Chinese ambassador to Tanzania, march five…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Affordable water in the US: A burgeoning crisis
East Lansing MI (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 If water rates continue rising at projected amounts, the number of U.S. households unable to afford water could triple in five years, to nearly 36 percent, finds new research by a Michigan State University scholar. Elizabeth Mack said a variety of factors,…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Villagers evacuated as Britain faces severe flood warnings
London (AFP) Jan 13, 2017 Seaside residents in southern England were ordered to evacuate Friday as Britain faced severe flood warnings, after snow caused flights to be cancelled. Police officers went door-to-door in the village of Jaywick, southeastern England, on Thursday to warn residents…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Baboons produce vocalizations comparable to vowels
Paris, France (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 Baboons produce vocalizations comparable to vowels. This is what has been demonstrated by an international team coordinated by researchers from the Gipsa-Lab (CNRS/Grenoble INP/Grenoble Alpes University), the Laboratory of Cognitive Psychology (CNRS/AMU), and the…
Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News
Modeling magma to find copper
Geneva, Switzerland (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 Copper is an essential element of our society with main uses in the field of electricity and electronics. About 70% of the copper comes from deposits formed several million years ago during events of magma degassing within the Earth’s crust just above subduction…
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Profitable coral reef fisheries require light fishing
New York NY (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 Fishing is fundamentally altering the food chain in coral reefs and putting dual pressures on the valuable top-level predatory fish, according to new research by the Wildlife Conservation Society, Lancaster University, and other organizations. Fish that sit at…
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Study describes new method to remove nickel from contaminated seawater
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 The same deposit that builds up in many tea kettles or water pipes in areas where calcium-rich water is the norm might be just the (cheap) ticket to rid contaminated seawater of toxic metals. This is according to a research group led by Charlotte Carre of the University…
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Workers enter rebel area to restore Damascus water: state media
Damascus (AFP) Jan 13, 2017 Syrian government workers entered a formerly rebel-held area near Damascus on Friday to begin restoring water to the capital after weeks of shortages, state media reported. A local governor said a deal had been reached for the army to take control of the area northwest…
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Winter storm batters Europe
London (AFP) Jan 13, 2017 A powerful winter storm battered Europe on Friday, knocking power out for 330,000 homes in France, prompting the evacuation of thousands of seaside dwellers in Britain and disrupting travel. Britain issued more than a dozen severe flood warnings, meaning there was a…
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Why Lyme disease is common in the north, rare in the south
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 The ticks that transmit Lyme disease to people die of dehydration when exposed to a combination of high temperature and lowered humidity, a new USGS-led study has found. In an earlier related study, the researchers found that southern black-legged ticks, unlike northern…
Quartz
This might be the best alternative yet to GDP as a way to measure a country’s growth
What if we didn’t measure a country’s growth by looking at its GDP? Despite most advanced economies recovering from the recession—most of them had annual growth near 2% in 2016—the World Economic Forum (WEF) reports that between 2008 and 2013 (latest data available), median-per-capita income across…
Zero Hedge
Trump Responds To CIA Chief Brennan, Asks “Was He The Leaker Of Fake News?”
Just hours after John Brennan lashed out at the president-elect in an interview with Fox News, Donald Trump has responded by suggesting that the outgoing CIA Director may have been behind the publication last week of unverified and salacious intelligence connecting the president-elect to Russia…. .@FoxNews…
Zero Hedge
Why The Stock Market Has Soared (And We’ll All Soon Know What It’s Like To Be A Madoff Client)
Submitted by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, What is driving the US stock markets to such amazing gains?  While some corporations have seen increases in sales and most have innovated to reduce costs, lessen waste, and maximize efficiency, I’ll focus on some of the other means that have driven profits…
Digital Trends
Look to the future for a 216-foot explorer superyacht concept named Time
In the world of superyachts, bigger is always better, but one-of-a-kind features are better yet. How about a detachable party barge and an autonomous passenger drone? Two U.K. firms, the Henry Ward Design studio and engineering design consultancy BMT Nigel Gee, collaborated to create the 66-meter (216-foot)…
Digital Trends
Before you get lost, grab the right gear to get found
Most of us planning a hiking adventure off the beaten path often fantasize about the experience. We select a location, dream of all the sights and make sure our camera is charged. Rightfully so, and no one wants to think of a negative experience happening during their trip. Unfortunately, this is also…
TechCrunch
The year in analytics
 Well, 2016 is officially in the past. Between the election drama, the stock markets tossing and turning, celebrities moving on and Harambe, it was a doozy. Read More
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Clean-fuel cookstoves may improve cardiovascular health in pregnant women
Replacing biomass and kerosene cookstoves used throughout the developing world with clean-burning ethanol stoves may reduce hypertension and cardiovascular risk in pregnant women, according to new research.
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Real sized Titan in Berlins Hauptbahnhof
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MakeUseOf
3 Free Apps to Analyze & Inspect Your Mac’s Hard Disk Space
If you have a MacBook, you probably have a solid state drive inside it. SSDs are much faster than their hard disc drive predecessors, but the speed has come at a cost: storage capacity. This can lead to a reliance on external drives, and the constant need to juggle your available space. Even if you have…
Next Big Future
US Army develop 155mm shells that will deliver an EMP pulse
The US Army is developing an innovative, cost-effective, munitions-based electronics systems that can deliver non-destructive, non-kinetic RF effects against a wide range of electronics, critical infrastructure, and computer-based systems. This will probably be combined with hypervelocity projectile…
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Magnesium is ready for take off
Researchers are hoping to transform the fortunes of magnesium this year, by showcasing it as a viable alternative for luxury car makers and the aerospace industry.
Coolest Gadgets
Cnlight.Wingsland S6 is a 4K Pocket Drone
Now this is certainly one of the more unique company names out there — Cnlight.Wingsland. The company from China has come up with their latest drone, which is known as the S6. What makes the Cnlight.Wingsland S6 so special compared to the other drones that are on the market at the moment? For starters,…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
New pest threatens crops in West Africa
The moth Spodoptera frugiperda, commonly known as fall armyworm moth, was first registered in Africa in 2016. It is not certain how it arrived, but DNA-analyses show that it is likely to have been more than an introduction. The species is a native of Latin America where it is a well-known pest. It can…
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3D scans for the automotive industry
The variety of car models has increased significantly over the past decades. Take Volkswagen: In 1950, the automaker produced just two model ranges – the Beetle and the transporter. Long gone are the times when one factory fabricated the same car for years on end. There is a trend towards more frequent…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Multiregional brain on a chip
A multiregional brain-on-a-chip that models the connectivity between three distinct regions of the brain has been revealed by researchers. The in vitro model was used to extensively characterize the differences between neurons from different regions of the brain and to mimic the system’s connectivity.
BBC News – World
Tibet activists arrested in Switzerland protest during Xi visit
The group were protesting against a visit to Bern by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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Canada may have delivery drones in service by late 2017
Don’t look now, but Canada might just join the likes of France and the UK in ushering in the courier drone era. Transport Canada has approved its first drone test range near the tiny village of Foremost, Alberta, clearing the way for Drone Delivery C…
Coolest Gadgets
Cinemood reveals Mini Cinema for your little ones
Perhaps it would be good to forget about big boy’s toys for a while, and concentrate on the younger ones. Our young children too, need to have some toys or gadgets to play with, as we know that all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Well, a huge projector in any home is always welcome, especially…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Deep mantle chemistry surprise: Carbon content not uniform
Even though carbon is one of the most-abundant elements on Earth, it is actually very difficult to determine how much of it exists below the surface in Earth’s interior. Analysis of crystals containing completely enclosed mantle magma with its original carbon content preserved has doubled the world’s…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
How to be winner in the game of evolution
A new study 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.
NYT > Business Day
Critic’s Notebook: Trump, Twitter and the Art of His Deal
President-elect Donald J. Trump has always been hooked on recognition. More than ever, tweeting has given him a fitting outlet.
NYT > Business Day
Mediator: Bill Maher Isn’t High on Trump: The State of Free Speech in a New Era
Mr. Maher, who has tested the limits of political criticism, is among many in Hollywood who fear that the president-elect’s critics will be targeted.
NYT > Business Day
The Week Ahead: Davos to Commence as Investment Bank Earnings Are Released
Global elites are set to gather at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, top banks will report their earnings and Europe considers weaning off stimulus measures.
NYT > Business Day
2016 Was a Bad Year for Celebrity Deaths, by These Measures
Confirming an unusual number of deaths in a given year is tricky, since celebrity is a subjective quality. But several media tallies point to a trend.
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These icicles appear to be out of focus.
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Latest news
Alibaba taps middleware, big data as cloud differentiators
Chinese e-commerce giant wants to stand out from its cloud competitors with “internet-ready middleware” offerings developed from its own experience handling massive online transactions.
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Large scale study highlights challenges faced by children with ASD in early school years
New research outlined in a report stems from one of the largest studies on young children with ASD as they transition into school.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Giant Middle East dust storm caused by a changing climate, not human conflict
Researchers have concluded that the most likely cause of a giant dust storm that struck the Middle East in 2015 was climate and unusual weather rather than conflict.
Bloomberg
Asia Banks Seeking Tech Hires Over `Rock-Star’ Bankers This Year
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TIL Steven Spielberg wanted to direct a James Bond film, but he was turned down by the franchise’s owners. When he told his friend George Lucas, Lucas said he had a film “just like James Bond but even better.” It was a story about an archaeologist named Indiana.
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Slashdot
Windows 10 Upgrade Bug Disabled Cntrl-C In Bash
An anonymous reader quotes InfoWorld: A massive set of changes to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) was rolled into Windows Insider build 15002… If this is any hint, Microsoft’s goal is nothing short of making it a credible alternative to other Linux distributions… Some of the fixes also implement…
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Aussies can score a free Samsung Gear Fit 2 when purchasing a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge
Okay, okay – while there’s a very strong possibility that Samsung will unveil the latest adddition to its Galaxy range of smartphones at this year’s Mobile World Conference in late February, before the Galaxy S8 sees the light of day, the Korean tech giant is clearly keen on squeezing out the last bit…
Zero Hedge
Davos Elite Eat $40 Hot Dogs While “Struggling For Answers”, Cowering in “Silent Fear”
For those unfamiliar with what goes on at the annual January boondoggle at the World Economic Forum in Davos, here is the simple breakdown. Officially, heads of state, captains of industry, prominent academics, philanthropists and a retinue of journalists, celebrities and hangers-on will descend Tuesday…
Bloomberg
London Home Owners Stay Put as Brexit Damps Appetite to Sell
Bloomberg
China Builder Delays Earnings Again After Keeping Them a Mystery for Two Years
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Optus boosts WA coverage with satellite small cells
Mobile coverage in Western Australia will improve thanks to the small cells being installed along a 2,000km stretch of highway by Optus in an effort to bring 3G and 4G to remote areas.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
New study finds moderate screen use is beneficial to a teenager’s well-being
A new study published in Psychological Science of over 120,000 adolescents in the UK has found that moderate digital screen use actually had a beneficial relationship with teenagers’ well-being… Continue Reading New study finds moderate screen use is beneficial to a teenager’s well-being …
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
The Moneyologist: My brother is addicted to opiates and wants to set up an LLC to control our mother’s estate
This concerned sister wants to find a way to protect her family’s assets.
Zero Hedge
Trump’s Delusion: Halting Eurasian Integration And Saving ‘US World Order’
Submitted by Federico Pieraccini via Strategic-Culture.org, The preceding three parts of this series analyzed the mechanisms that drive great powers.   The most in-depth understanding of the issues concerned the determination of the objectives and logic that accompany the expansion of an empire….
Latest news
NBN trialling aeronautical mobile satellite service proof of concept with Qantas
NBN will be trialling an aeronautical mobile satellite service proof of concept for nine months beginning in February.
RT – Daily news
Stardust melody: Humans are undeniably made up of cosmic dust, new study confirms
New research has confirmed what scientists have been saying for years: humans are undeniably made of stardust. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Kids badly burned roasting marshmallows forced to rethink approach before roasting s’more [Scary]
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VentureBeat
How to make sure the future connected car is secure
GUEST: Often dubbed a “data center on wheels,” the connected car is one of the fastest-growing markets in the ecosystem that makes up the Internet of Things (IoT). The convergence of IoT and in-vehicle technologies, like remote diagnostics, on-board GPS, collision avoidance systems, and 4G LTE Wi-Fi…
VentureBeat
Spaces gets another $6.5 million for its VR theme park dreams
Getting VR headsets into the casual user’s hands and households is one of the ongoing struggles of the industry. Other than the mobile solutions, additional peripherals are not at consumer friendly price points yet and likely won’t be for a while, but there are events being held around the world and…
Zero Hedge
US Military Deploys Nuke-Spotting Radar To Monitor North Korea
The Sea-based X-Band Radar has deployed out of Pearl Harbor after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un recently said his country was in the “final stages” of test-launching an intercontinental ballistic missile. Media sources reported that the SBX was being sent about 2,000 miles northwest of Hawaii to…
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Virginia bill would effectively ban city-run broadband
Now that the FCC can’t prevent states from blocking municipal broadband, telecom-backed politicians are doing their best to shut down these government-run networks. Virginia House Republican Kathy Byron has put forward a bill that would make municipal internet virtually impossible. Towns couldn’t offer…
Financial Times
Vietnamese groups chart paths for expansion as TPP fades
Internal reforms and other trade pacts offer tailwinds for Vinamilk and FPT
Man of Many
Gillette’s Fusion ProShield Razor Shields You Against Skin Irritation
Lube up! It’s good advice for a plethora of situations, none more pressing to the daily routine than shaving. We don’t need to tell you that shaving over the same spot without lubrication can result in skin irritation, redness and bumps. It’s also the easiest way to cause cuts and nicks. Most guys take…
Bloomberg
Yuan Top Forecaster Sees No End to Losses as China Economy Slows
Bloomberg
Property Developer Sunac Slumps as $2.2 Billion Bet on China’s LeEco Questioned
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Review: Altec Lansing’s rugged Jacket H20 is almost toddler-proof
After a month’s heavy use, we can pronounce the Jacket H2O speaker by Altec Lansing “almost toddler-proof.” This rugged Bluetooth speaker has proven itself portable, floatable, pleasant to listen to, and nigh on indestructible… Continue Reading Review: Altec Lansing’s rugged Jacket H20…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
be kind, rewind: 70 years of tech innovation displayed before tokyo HQ becomes SONY park
nostalgia overload: SONY takes a look at some of the lates and greats of the past 70 years. The post be kind, rewind: 70 years of tech innovation displayed before tokyo HQ becomes SONY park appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Bloomberg
Crackdown on Aussie Banks Boosted Mortgage Standards, APRA Says
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Oh shi- OH MY GOOOOOD
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Meme for life
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My 100-year-old grandpa with my 1-day-old cousin
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The Next Web
Trump’s epic tweets won’t dry up after his inauguration
In the months running up to the US elections, President-elect Donald Trump’s Twitter stream has shocked, angered, and entertained the world as it gave us a ring-side view of how his mind works. The transition to the next administration will see Trump and Co. take over the White House’s social channels,…
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TCS announces quarterly net profit of $1b amid CEO change
India’s largest IT service provider has announced Rajesh Gopinathan as its new CEO, replacing N Chandrasekaran, as well as a Q3 net profit of $1 billion.
Quartz
The world’s strongmen are eroding the autonomy of central banks. Exhibit A: India
Whatever the differences over the demonetisation fallout, there is near consensus over one collateral damage: the reputation of the country’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has taken a severe beating after 86% of the country’s currency (by value) was withdrawn and not replaced on time….
Quartz
Beijing wants to crush youth activists in Taiwan and Hong Kong trying to band together
It was meant to be a small gathering of newly formed political groups in Hong Kong and Taiwan—and indeed the two-day meeting ending Jan. 8 in Taipei might have gone nearly unnoticed, had a group of people with ties to the local mafia and Chinese Communist Party not decided to violently attack the participants….
Quartz
Silently, India’s supreme court has set off a chain of events that could torpedo Modi’s demonetisation move
On Dec. 30, 2016, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi cajoled president Pranab Mukherjee into promulgating the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Ordinance, 2016. Two days later, on Jan. 02, 2017, the supreme court, in a separate matter, delivered a verdict that changed the law of ordinances…
The New Yorker
John Lewis, Donald Trump, and the Meaning of Legitimacy
John Lewis represents Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District, one vote of four hundred and thirty-five. He is also the singular conscience of Capitol Hill. Lewis is a dismal institution’s griot, a historical actor and hero capable of telling the most complex and painful of American stories—the story…
Man of Many
Apple Came Up with the Goods Again – Introducing the New MacBook Pro
The world’s leading consumer electronics brand, Apple have released another MacBook Pro. And like with every Apple release, it’s faster, more powerful, thinner and lighter. As Apple have stated, with their newest MacBook Pro, they’ve implemented a touch of genius with the introduction of the Touch Bar….
Top News – MIT Technology Review
The Unacceptable Persistence of the Digital Divide
Millions of Americans lack broadband access and computer skills – can President Trump bring them into the digital economy?
Shut Up And Take My Money
Earrings that have a hidden handcuff shim between the charms.
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Financial Times
Review: ‘The New Turkey and its Discontents’
The nation’s citizens are its best democratic hope
KurzweilAI » News
Intricate microdevices that can be safely implanted
Fabrication and assembly of an iMEMS microdevice. Left: layer-by-layer fabrication of support structures and assembly of gear components. Right: the complete device after the layers have been sealed, with iron material (black) used for external magnetic control. (credit: SauYin Chin/Columbia Engineering)…
NYT > Business Day
Li Ka-shing Sweetens Deal for Australian Energy Company
Companies controlled by Mr. Li, Hong Kong’s richest man, announced a deal for the Duet Group worth about $5.5 billion, up slightly from a previous offer last month.
Slashdot
Microsoft’s Security Bulletins Will End In February
Remember how Microsoft switched to cumulative updates? Now Computerworld points out that that’s bringing another change. An anonymous reader quotes their report: Microsoft next month will stop issuing detailed security bulletins, which for nearly 20 years have provided individual users and IT professionals…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
Farewell to Washington
Montgomery County traffic, Cirrus Four-Three-Five Sierra Romeo taking Runway One-Four, VFR (visual flight rules) departure to the west, Montgomery.Rolling down Runway 14 for takeoff from Montgomery County Airpark in Gaithersburg, Maryland. (Deborah Fallows)And with that, we were off in our small Cirrus…
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Former Uzbek President’s Daughter Questioned by Swiss Prosecutors
The elder daughter of Uzbekistan’s late President Islam Karimov was questioned recently over money-laundering accusations by Swiss prosecutors while under house arrest in Tashkent, according to a lawyer who attended the meetings.
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U.K.’s Hammond: Economic Model Could Change
The U.K. could change its economic model if it isn’t granted access to trade in the European Union after it leaves the bloc, U.K. Treasury Chief Philip Hammond indicated in an interview with a German newspaper.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
Ringling Bros. Shutdown: The End of the Circus Industry?
For generations, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus proved itself an enduring family entertainment, a show so popular that its self-proclaimed status as “The Greatest Show on Earth” was simply accepted as a matter of fact.
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Iraqi Troops Recapture Mosul University From Islamic State
Islamic State militants were ousted from the Mosul University campus, a strategic victory for U.S.-backed government troops fighting to retake the extremist group’s last major stronghold in the country.
WSJ.com: Asia Home
Rallies Held to Support Affordable Care Act
Rallies were held across the country Sunday to generate support for the Affordable Care Act, which is facing pressure from the new Congress.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
MPs back new Turkey constitution cementing Erdogan’s power
The Turkish parliament on Sunday passed in a first reading a controversial bill bolstering the powers of the presidency under Recep Tayyip Erdogan that critics claim will lead to one-man rule.
Metal Underground.com
Dødknell Premieres New Song “Hatred Absolute” From Upcoming New Album “Hatred. Absoliute.”
Dødknell premieres a new song entitled “Hatred Absolute”, taken from the upcoming new album “Hatred. Absoliute.”, which will be released via the Australian label Impure Sounds on February 7th. Check out now “Hatred Absolute” below. Hatred. Absolute. by Dødknell Read More/Discuss on Metal Underground.com
EETimes:
Automakers Sharing Data? When Cars Fly
“HD Mapping” and “Connectivity” (V2V, V2I) are both viewed as indispensable predictive tools for highly automated driving.
EETimes:
15 Views from a Silicon Summit
Moore’s law may last longer than originally thought, although semiconductor revenues remain stuck in mid-single-digit growth, said speakers at ISS.
Bloomberg
Singapore Home Sales Top 8,000 Units in 2016, Beating 2015 Tally
Bloomberg Politics
It’s Merkel vs. Facebook as Germany Heads Into Election Year
While celebrating the 2013 election victory that gave her a third term as German chancellor, Angela Merkel reached over a colleague’s shoulder and removed a German flag from his hand. A video of that small gesture, meant to declutter an image she knew would soon rocket around the globe, went viral on…
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If You Find A Book Called “The Tale of Roly Poly”, Don’t Open It, Don’t Read It!
The book doesn’t look particularly creepy. There are no ominous images on the cover. No words of foreboding. There is only plain red canvas with gold letters that read: “The Tale of Roly Poly”. I never saw the book until Ginny pulled it from her collection on the shelf. It may have been left by the…
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Movie Postering Part 2. Adding ‘ing’ to the end of a movie. How does it change the story? A couple of months ago I did a handful of illustrated movie posters based on a Reddit thread. Well, I had a few others lying about.
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Dragon made from river rock and steel rods
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Aurora over Finnish Lapland, New Years Eve [OC] [2048×1365]
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Peeling a cucumber “Joe Sushi” style using metal rods to guide the knife and slice the cumber into a flat sheet, which is easier to julienne cut.
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The New Yorker
A Neglected South American Masterpiece
“Zama,” a brief, indelible novel by the Argentinean writer Antonio Di Benedetto, is a work of waiting—of enforced lassitude, excruciated anticipation, and final frustration. The story of a man holding out for deliverance from the backwater that turns out to be his destiny (if “destiny” isn’t too dignified…
The New Yorker
How Jokes Won the Election
Since November 9th, we’ve heard a lot of talk about unreality, and how what’s normal bends when you’re in a state of incipient autocracy. There’s been a lot written about gaslighting (lies that make you feel crazy) and the rise of fake news (hoaxes that displace facts), and much analysis of Trump as…
The New Yorker
Where the Second Avenue Subway Went Wrong
On New Year’s Eve, at a party to celebrate the opening of the long-awaited Second Avenue subway, Governor Andrew Cuomo said the project showed that government “can still do big things and great things.” What he didn’t say is that the project also shows that government can do really expensive things….
The New Yorker
The Spectacle of “The Young Pope”
“If you don’t mind smoke, you can sit here,” Paolo Sorrentino said, indicating the seat beside him. “If you do”—he pointed to a distant couch. Sorrentino, the Italian writer-director of the new HBO series “The Young Pope,” was ashing his Toscanello cigar out a window in the living room of his pied-à-terre,…
The New Yorker
The Mail
The Danger of Trumpism Kelefa Sanneh on conservative intellectuals’ man-crush on Trump is one of the odder pieces to appear in The New Yorker in some time (“Secret Admirers,” January 9th). In addition to Sanneh’s choice to devote so much space to the musings of an obscure blogger who lacks the courage…
The New Yorker
You Never Really Know
You never really know who people are. For example, just yesterday I was walking down the street when I saw a homeless man holding out a cup and begging for change. But when I got closer I realized that the man was not homeless, and that his cup was actually full of coffee! He was probably the kind of…
The New Yorker
Inside Obama’s Farewell Address
The mood was anything but sombre. Eighteen thousand people left the cold and rain of a Chicago night and milled about inside the cavernous McCormick Place, waiting for Barack Obama. As a slide show of images from Obama’s Presidency was projected on giant screens, a succession of pointedly chosen songs,…
The New Yorker
Constructed Worlds
I didn’t know what e-mail was until I got to college. I had heard of e-mail, and knew that in some sense I would “have” it. “You’ll be so fancy,” said my mother’s sister, who had married a computer scientist, “sending your e-mails.”See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:The Rise of Emo NostalgiaHow…
The New Yorker
On Distance (Quondam/Quantum Overdue Notice)
There are clues.See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:Crowdsourcing for ShakespeareMartin Luther King, Jr., on the Cover of The New YorkerDaily Cartoon: Monday, January 16th
The New Yorker
Can Behavioral Science Help in Flint?
A week after Donald Trump’s election, a thirty-year-old cognitive scientist named Maya Shankar purchased a plane ticket to Flint, Michigan. Shankar held one of the more unorthodox jobs in the Obama White House, running the Social and Behavioral Sciences Team, also known as the President’s “nudge unit.”…
The New Yorker
J.F.K.’s New Animal Terminal
When the outgoing President warned, in his farewell speech, of the ways in which inequality corrodes the social fabric, he probably wasn’t referring to commercial airline travel. But, with its ever-expanding system of subclasses and legroom fees, is there any better symbol of our self-sorting tendencies?See…
The New Yorker
Cartoons from the January 23, 2017, Issue
See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:Crowdsourcing for ShakespeareMartin Luther King, Jr., on the Cover of The New YorkerDaily Cartoon: Monday, January 16th
BBC News – World
Viola Davis: Hollywood ‘being forced to open up’
Hollywood star Viola Davis says black actors are demanding better parts, and are finally getting them.
Metal Underground.com
Wreche Debuts New Song “Angel City” From Upcoming Self-Titled Debut Album
Los Angeles avantgarde black metal duo Wreche – consisting of pianist John Steven Morgan and drummer Barret Baumgart – debuts a new song titled “Angel City”, taken from the upcoming self-titled debut album, which will be out in stores early this year. Describes the outfit its own music: “Wreche pushes…
News
Democrats Rally In Dozens Of Cities To Oppose Obamacare Repeal
Just days after Congressional Republicans took the first major step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Bernie Sanders headlined Democratic opposition at a rally in Michigan.
BBC News – World
Barack Obama’s race legacy: Progressive or divisive?
The BBC’s Aleem Maqbool reports on the polarised perspectives over Obama’s race legacy.
News
Bishop Eddie Long, Controversial Megachurch Pastor, Dies At 63
The senior pastor of a Georgia megachurch whose reputation was tarnished after former congregants accused him of sexual misconduct, has died after a battle with an aggressive form of cancer.(Image credit: Pool/Getty Images)
Bloomberg
Honda Said to See 2017 Global Sales Rising on China, U.S. Demand
Bloomberg
Trump Vow to Erase Obama Executive Orders Has Diversity Ripple
Bloomberg
Singapores MAS Warns of Disastrous Effect of Trade Conflicts
Bloomberg
Indian Billionaire Ambani Plows $4.4 Billion More in 4G Unit to Bolster War Chest
Bloomberg
Wanda Posts First Sales Decline in at Least 11 Years
Mashable
North Koreans eating American BBQ is a fascinating insight into the nation
It goes without saying that life in North Korea is different — including what food its citizens can buy. Now, four refugees of the hermit kingdom have given an account of the nation’s eating habits, as they try American barbecue staples like pulled pork, brisket and burnt ends for the very first time. …
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Jobs for NSW and Investec back fintech accelerator H2
Sydney-based fintech accelerator H2 has received a AU$2 million loan guarantee from Jobs for NSW that will allow it to access a AU$4 million loan from Investec.
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ACMA opens applications for 700MHz mobile broadband spectrum auction
The 700MHz spectrum will be auctioned off in two lots: 2x 10MHz and 2x 5MHz, with bids starting at AU$571.8 million and AU$285.9 million, respectively.
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Tina Fey channels Princess Leia, gets in a Trump dig on ‘SNL’ – CNET
The comedian shows up in a version of Carrie Fisher’s famed Star Wars costume, and soothes Felicity Jones’ nerves.
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The Art Of Thinking In Other People’s Heads
In Weimar Germany, complaints similar to those now leveled against digital derangement were made of the newspaper. The substance of these critiques speaks directly to our own media quandaries.
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A lush hilly park tops the Nanning Planning Exhibition Hall in China
The green roof of the new Nanning Planning Exhibition Hall in China is an elevated urban park that that brings institutional architecture back to the people. Designed by Zhubo Design Zstudio, the building acts as an artificial mountain that expands the existing park and a new public space for city dwellers….
Mashable
These guys are making some seriously catchy beats with household objects
With all the music tech on the market, it’s rare to stumble upon electronic music that still feels raw and home-made. Bottlesmoker is a duo from Bandung, Indonesia, who make music from things lying around at home. They cut and autotune these sounds, splicing them with melodies from classroom instruments…
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Angry Birds maker Rovio opens new game studio in London
Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds, has opened a new game studio in London with a focus on mobile massively multiplayer online games (MMOs). The move strengthens the Espoo, Finland-based company to expand its in-house development capacity. It will focus on new intellectual properties that go beyond the…
Digital Trends
Here’s what you shouldn’t do when your wireless carrier gets under your skin
Have you ever experienced in-store customer service so poor that you’ve felt like parking your car inside the premises as a way of expressing your dissatisfaction? Florida resident Shinobia Montoria Wright appeared to do just that recently when she motored through the window of her local T-Mobile store…
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The Great Old Ones – Reveal Third New Song
<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6943&bandname=The+Great+Old+Ones>The Great Old Ones</a> are readying the release of a new album, called <i>EOD : A Tale Of Dark Legacy</i>. It will be available in stores on January 27th on Season Of Mist. The Lovecraftian black metal band is…
Brain Pickings
How Do You Know That You Love Somebody? Philosopher Martha Nussbaum’s Incompleteness Theorem of the Heart’s Truth, from Plato to Proust
“The alterations between love and its denial, suffering and denial of suffering … constitute the most essential and ubiquitous structural feature of the human heart.” “The state of enchantment is one of certainty,” W.H. Auden wrote in his commonplace book. “When enchanted, we neither believe nor doubt…
Mashable
Chinese people will make 3 billion trips for the Lunar New Year this month
Billions of Chinese travellers will soon be packed across airports, trains and bus stations as they head home for one of the country’s biggest celebrations, Chinese New Year.  A mindboggling 2.98 billion trips will be made this Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, up 2 percent from last…
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Plane That Crashed in Kyrgyzstan Belonged to Chinas HNA Group
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A Nightmare Disease Haunted Ships During Age of Discovery
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Divers Remove a Fist-Sized Hook From a Shark’s Mouth–By Hand
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Qi Wireless Charging Pad – No more need of cables. Works with all Qi enabled smartphones.
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Wild 1955 turbine-powered Chrysler show car set for auction
Looking every bit like a vehicle some mad 1950s scientist may have built to travel in time, the Chrysler Ghia Streamline X “Gilda” is is a one-off, turbine-powered concept car first exhibited at the Turin Auto Show in 1955. Now, after many years of storage at the Henry Ford Museum and having…
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Year One: The Nintendo Switch games we’re most excited about
After our hands-on session with the Nintendo Switch over the weekend, we’ve already covered how we felt about the hardware, but only just touched on the other, equally-important piece of the puzzle – the games. Nintendo and its third party partners have detailed a few of the titles we can expect…
Bloomberg
Wholesale Inflation Slows as India Cash Ban Damps Food Costs
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Library book returned 100 years overdue has perfect title – CNET
Based on its name alone, one could have guessed that this short-story collection wasn’t going to make it back in 1917.
Mashable
China claimed its troops can reach New Delhi in 48 hours and everyone cracked the same joke
Over the weekend, Indian Twitter found amusement in the not-so-amusing.  After China TV reported that Chinese troops would take only 48 hours to reach New Delhi in case of a war, Indians got chatty — and catty — about it. SEE ALSO: China is about to kick America’s butt in renewable energy It all began…
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Compact new microscope chemically identifies micrometer-sized particles
Multiple types of micrometer-sized particles are simultaneously illuminated by a far-infrared laser and a green laser beam. Absorption of the infrared laser energy by the particles increases their temperatures, causing them to expand and slightly altering their visible-light optical properties. These…
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ummo estudio embeds cave home into limestone rock
the interior is sculpted around the natural formation, creating a strong sense of enclosure combined with spacious and light filled spaces. The post ummo estudio embeds cave home into limestone rock appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Zero Hedge
A Hint of Gold Backwardation – Rising Gold Scarcity
Last month, we noted that there could be a trend change in progress. Not only are the prices of the metals rising (which is just a mirror-image of the dollar falling, from 27.6 milligrams of gold just before Christmas to currently under 26mg). But the scarcity of gold as we measure it, using the spread…
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Singapore, Hong Kong among biggest e-waste dumpers in region
Hong Kong and Singapore in 2015 produced the highest volume of e-waste in the East and Southeast Asian region, generating 21.7kg and 19.95kg, respectively, per capita.
Bloomberg
Brazil Drought Deja Vu Makes Coffee 2017s Commodity Winner
Quartz
Kenya’s national electrification campaign is taking less than half the time it took America
In the 1930s, the US embarked on a campaign to connect rural parts of the country to electricity. It took more than two decades before 95% of all farms were electrified. Kenya is working on doing that in just seven years. Kenya added 1.3 million households to its electricity grid last year, raising…
Quartz
The results are in: Nobody trusts anyone anymore
For nearly 20 years, communications group Edelman has been gauging the public’s trust in key institutions like business, government, and the media. You don’t need a survey of more than 33,000 people in 28 countries to know that there is an anti-establishment mood sweeping the globe, but the numbers are…
Quartz
A video of a Canadian mayor wearing a turban and learning Bhangra dance moves is going viral
A video of a Canadian mayor donning a turban and dancing bhangra-style is taking the internet by storm. The seven-minute video, posted on Facebook on Jan. 6 by dance teacher Gurdeep Pandher, has already gained over a million views. Commenters have praised Whitehorse mayor Dan Curtis for learning about…
Quartz
“Don’t shame India”: Indians think the government is embarrassing itself over Amazon listings
Amazon is caught in the vortex of ill-tempered nationalism displayed by top Indian government officials on social media. On Jan. 15, economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das accused the American e-commerce major of having an irresponsible attitude towards India’s national symbols and icons. The senior…
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Inmates beheaded in new Brazil prison riot
Twenty-seven inmates were killed in a Brazilian prison riot that broke out on Saturday, adding to chaos in a penitentiary system in which some 140 inmates have died in gang warfare since the start of the year.
Architizer
Suvela Chapel
The Suvela neighborhood in Espoo is one of the most multicultural districts in the Helsinki metropolitan region. Roughly one-third of the inhabitants are of foreign descent. Cultural diversity is both a rich potential and a challenge to the community.
BBC News – World
Brazil prison riot: They say my husband is dead
Police in Brazil say 26 people were killed in a prison in the city of Natal during shocking violence that broke out overnight.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Panasonic robots take temp jobs at airport and hotel
When you visit a Japanese airport or hotel this month don’t be surprised if some staff are little plastic robots eager to help. Panasonic Corporation is currently conducting tests of its HOSPI(R) Autonomous Delivery Robot by giving it temporary jobs at the Narita International Airport and the…
Bloomberg
On Ericsson CEOs Do-List: Reality Check, Then Hard Decisions
SlashGear
Xbox One S laptop made real, courtesy of Ben Heck
Benjamin “Ben” Heck might be best known for tearing things apart, but he also leaves an army of rebuilt, modded, and re-designed gadgets in his wake. The latest to get the privilege of being reincarnated in a new body is the Xbox One S, which Heck tore down late last year. Feeling uninspired to put it…
RT – Daily news
Trump calls CIA chief ‘fake news leaker’ after Brennan warns him about ‘talking & tweeting’
Donald Trump branded outgoing CIA chief Brennan “the leaker of fake news” after he told Trump to grasp the “Russia threat” instead of “talking and tweeting,” stirring up another feud between the incoming administration and the intelligence community. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Intensive animal production may boost flu pandemic threat
Mass livestock production is driving molecular changes in diseases that could lead to human pandemics, according to an expert from the University of Exeter.
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Not enough investment in renewables: IRENA
Money invested in renewable energy is not enough to reach a climate goal of limiting global warming to 2.0 degrees Celsius, an Abu Dhabi-based green energy organisation said Sunday.
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Cutest captain: Sea lion caught in fishing gear hops on boat
Officials say a juvenile sea lion was so happy to be rescued after getting hooked by fishing gear off Southern California, it jumped into a Coast Guard boat.
TMZ.com
Vintage Superman and Batman Movie Costumes on Auction (PHOTO GALLERY)
It’s time for fans to decide once and for all who tops in the DC superhero world … by bidding on vintage Batman and Superman movie costumes. Michael Keaton’s Batsuit from the 1992 sequel “Batman Returns” and Christopher Reeve’s…
Mashable
This company hopes you’d disinfect your home with cow urine
One of India’s fastest-growing consumer goods companies, Patanjali Ayurved, advertised a product that has captured the attention of the masses.  Gonyle — a floor disinfectant made from cow urine — showed up in full-page ads in leading Indian newspapers on Sunday.  SEE ALSO: Global consumers say brands…
Dezeen
Dezeen’s latest Pinterest board offers a vision of a robotic future
From self-driving grocery-delivering drones to Segway’s hoverboard-butler hybrid, robots and their evolving uses within architecture, design and beyond are the focus of our latest Pinterest board. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›
Dezeen
Defront’s Hei tea set is designed to revive China’s tea ceremony tradition
Chinese design brand Defront has created a tea service that it hopes will make traditional drinking ceremonies popular with the country’s younger generation.  Read more
Dezeen
Walls of glass, stone and wood line courtyards at Pitsou Kedem’s House F
Pitsou Kedem Architects has completed a family home in the Savyon district of Israel, featuring living areas flanked by glazed walls facing onto private courtyards. Read more
Dezeen
White irregularly stacked boxes form social housing in France by Poggi + More
White caged balconies project from the sides of this social housing block by French collective Poggi + More, making it look like a series of irregularly stacked boxes. Read more
Dezeen
Fellow designs app-controlled kettle for precise coffee brewing
San Francisco startup Fellow has designed a connected kettle that lets users precisely and remotely control its temperature for optimum coffee brewing. Read more
Dezeen
Scott Whitby Studio transforms shipping container into “caution cinema”
Scott Whitby Studio has used over 1,000 foam pyramids to transform a shipping container into a pop-up cinema where port workers can be taught vital health and safety information. Read more
Bloomberg
Trump Offers Britain Quick Trade Accord as He Shuns Europe
Discover Magazine
Finding China’s Great Flood
New study finds truth in an ancient myth.
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Brickbat: Weak Links
The Russian government has ordered Apple and Google to remove Linkedin from app stores for Android and iPhones. The move came after a Russian court banned Linkedin for violating a law that says any data on Russian citizens must be be stored in Russia.
Mashable
This education minister believes cows exhale oxygen
Cows, much like any other animal, inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide. It’s Science 101, and you would think everyone knows this. An education minister in India, however, seems to have his own theories.  SEE ALSO: Millions of cows to be tagged with unique 12-digit numbers in India Vasudev Devnani,…
Acquire
IWC launches an all-new Da Vinci Collection
The new designs return to a more traditional, timeless form factor.You can always count on IWC to start the year with a stunning new collection of watches and 2017 is no different. For this year’s SIHH, IWC is presenting an all-new look for its Da Vinci models, a line which returns to the more traditional…
Bloomberg
Geopolitical Risks Threaten Chinas Economy, Premier Li Says
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MIT wants you to change 3D-printed objects after you make them
When you 3D-print an object, that’s usually all she wrote — the polymers “die” and prevent you from either adding to your creation or altering its properties. However, things might not be set in stone (or rather, plastic) for not much longer. MIT researchers have developed a method that lets you modify…
PCWorld
Raspberry Pi’s new computer for industrial applications goes on sale
The new Raspberry Pi single-board computer is smaller and cheaper than the last, but its makers aren’t expecting the same rush of buyers that previous models have seen. The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 will be more of a “slow burn,” than last year’s Raspberry Pi 3, its creator Eben Upton predicted….
Cool Tools
Rawhide Mallet
The first time I used a rawhide hammer was back in the 60s when I took a leather craft making class from a local Tandy Leather Store. Since then I have used that same hammer for a multitude of uses besides decorating a cowboy belt (Which I still have!). The rawhide has enough mass that it transfers a…
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U.S. Ranks 23rd Out of 30 Developed Countries for Inequality
The United States is one of the richest countries in the world. It is also one of the most unequal. As a report released today shows, the U.S. ranks 23 out of 30 developed nations in a measure known as the “inclusive development index,” which factors in data on income, health, poverty, and sustainability.The…
New Scientist – Online news
Taxi races show black cabs beat Uber on speed but not cost
Racing Ubers and black cabs between London destinations is helping researchers develop a journey comparison app that acts like a “Skyscanner for taxis”
The Next Web
Harvard’s complete photography course is now available for free online
If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University. The school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth has uploaded the entirety of its photography course to ALISON – one…
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Naked woman leads police on multi-county high speed chase. Surprisingly, not in Florida [Strange]
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Zero Hedge
Can Marine Le Pen Pull Off French Election Stunner? Germany Loses No Matter Who Wins
Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Conventional wisdom suggests National Front candidate Marine le Pen will make it to the second round in French elections, then lose in a landslide to whoever her opponent happens to be. I believe le Pen’s odds of winning it outright are far better than most…
Mashable
This rural school only has two students
You wouldn’t typically picture a school being this empty, but this one in rural Youyang County, near Chongqing in inland China, is so empty it only has two students and one teacher. The teacher in charge, 53-year-old Yang Jinhua, has taught for nearly 35 years in the village elementary school since…
BBC News – World
Guantanamo Bay: Oman receives 10 released inmates
The move means fewer than 50 prisoners remain at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre in Cuba.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
CIA chief warns Trump over Russia rhetoric
Outgoing CIA chief John Brennan on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, warning him to watch what he says and suggesting the president-elect doesn’t understand the challenges posed by Russia.
Bloomberg
Burberrys New Chief Gets Start Date After Contractual Wait
SlashGear
iPhone 8 tipped to have even stronger water resistance
Water resistance, perhaps even more than dust proofing, has become an expected feature of almost every high-end smartphone these days. After all, if you’re paying premium price for such a sophisticated device, you’d expect it to survive a few, hopefully minor, mishaps. Until the iPhone 7, however, Apple’s…
TechCrunch
Alibaba teams up with Samsung, Louis Vuitton and other brands to fight counterfeit goods
 Just weeks after revealing its first court case against counterfeiters, Alibaba has again pledged to increase its focus on fake goods after it announced a partnership with 20 global consumer brands. Read More
Master Feed : The Atlantic
How Mass Incarceration Pushes Black Children Further Behind in School
In the summer of 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the closing remarks at the March on Washington. More than 200,000 people gathered to cast a national spotlight on and mobilize resistance to Jim Crow, racist laws and policies that disenfranchised black Americans and mandated segregated housing,…
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An Ice Shelf Is Cracking In Antarctica, But Not For The Reason You Think
Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf is about to lose an iceberg the size of Delaware. Scientists gathering in the U.K. are scratching their heads about why it’s cracking off.(Image credit: John Sonntag/NASA)
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When The Brain Scrambles Names, It’s Because You Love Them
If your mom had to run through the name of everyone in the family, including the dog, before hitting yours, it’s probably because you’re all in a mental folder labeled “loved ones.”(Image credit: Alex Reynolds/NPR)
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For Female Inmates In New York City, Prison Is A Crowded, Windowless Room
More than a hundred female federal inmates, sentenced to long-term prison, have instead been stuck for years in a New York detention center where conditions violate international standards.(Image credit: RJ Capak/WireImage/Getty Images)
Fast Company
How Two Women Turned Their Teenage Anorexia Into A Fight Against Eating Disorders
Project Heal cofounders Liana Rosenman and Kristina Saffran explain the need for a peer support system within the eating disorder community.
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PsBattle: Dragon made from river rock and steel rods
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Malloch Says He May Hear Soon Whether Hes Trumps EU Envoy Pick
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Meet the 20 finalists of the Google Play Indie Games Contest
Posted by Matteo Vallone, Google Play Games Business Development Back in November, we launched the Google Play Indie Games Contest for developers from 15 European countries, to celebrate the passion and innovation of the indie community in the region. The contest will reward the winners with exposure…
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Dra. Campoy Dental Clinic / Jaime Sepulcre Bernad
© David Frutos Architects: Jaime Sepulcre Bernad Location: Murcia, Spain Area: 225.0 m2 Project Year: 2012 Photographs: David Frutos © David Frutos From the architect. On a perfectly…
Mashable
Pakistani singer halts concert to save girl from harassment, earns praise
Pakistani singer Atif Aslam is going viral for all the right reasons.  The popular artiste who was performing in Karachi on Sunday stopped mid-song to prevent a girl from being harassed by a bunch of boys. SEE ALSO: Bangalore’s ‘Night of Shame’: Mass molestation in India’s Silicon Valley on New Year’s…
Architizer
Urban Dock
The Bassins à flots are a 162 ha niche site, a high-quality port and manufacturing district for which Bordeaux City Council has development plans. Nicolas Michelin’s instructions are to create a link between the site and the horizon and to build on the metaphor of the factory, warehouses and…
RT – Daily news
Inflation, not Trump or Brexit biggest headache for Russian central bank
The Russian economy’s biggest woe is inflation and not Britain’s vote to leave the European Union or Donald Trump’s US presidential victory, according to Ksenia Yudaeva, first deputy governor of the Central Bank of Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com
Fast Company
The Eye In The Sky Gets A Brain That Knows What It’s Seeing
Deep learning and AI are turning millions of satellite images of Earth into usable data, helping insurers and aid groups alike to do their jobs. Deep learning and AI are turning millions of satellite images of Earth into usable data, helping insurers and aid groups alike to do…
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Craftsman 24-Piece Reach and Access Add-on Set $29.99 [Screwdriver Bit Set $18]
Craftsman 24-Piece Reach and Access Add-on Set $29.99 [Screwdriver Bit Set $18]
Fast Company
Is Worrying About Losing Your Memory Making You Lose Your Memory?
Research suggests that anxiety about memory loss can chip away at our brain’s ability to retain and retrieve information. Research suggests that anxiety about memory loss can chip away at our brain’s ability to retain and retrieve information.First, some bad news: Starting in your…
Popular Mechanics
EveryKey: The revolution of access control
Passwords and keys keeps our life secure, but can be a hassle at times. Bring in EveryKey: a tiny device that promises to ease our access control. The post EveryKey: The revolution of access control appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
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Common crop chemical leaves bees susceptible to deadly viruses
A chemical that is thought to be safe and is, therefore, widely used on crops—such as almonds, wine grapes and tree fruits—to boost the performance of pesticides, makes honey bee larvae significantly more susceptible to a deadly virus, according to researchers at Penn State and the U.S. Department of…
New Scientist – Online news
We should embrace our ability to harness plant genes
A spray that kills crop pests by switching off genes without changing them offers the chance to reach a consensus on genetic modification. It must not be squandered
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Outside the Box: Muni bonds aren’t risk-free anymore
Investors are holding the bag for troubled city and state pensions, writes John Coumarianos.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Key Words: Trump on the EU: ‘Others will leave’ the union
President-elect Donald Trump, already embroiled in a war of words with China and Mexico, has come out swinging against the European Union and NATO in interviews over the weekend.
RT – Daily news
World Snow Day celebrated globally, postponed in Russia’s Far East due to… snow (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
People across the globe celebrated World Snow Day by sharing images of snow covered landscapes, while also taking part in winter wonderland activities. Not everyone, however, was able to join in on the fun – for somewhat different reasons than expected. Read Full Article at RT.com
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LG is going all out to ensure the LG G6 doesn’t overheat
If there’s one thing the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 taught us, it’s that even big name, high-end handsets aren’t safe from overheating, but if there’s one phone that might be it’s the LG G6, as the South Korean firm is using a two-pronged approach to ensure as much.For one thing, LG is going to use heat pipes…
Fast Company
Why Always Leaning In For Salary Negotiations Might Not Work For Women
A study reveals that women aren’t as successful when they feel they have to negotiate. A study reveals that women aren’t as successful when they feel they have to negotiate.When Christine Exley, an assistant professor of business administration at Harvard Business School surveyed…
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The history of one of LA’s oldest still-operating restaurants, Philippe’s, and the city’s signature sandwich, the French Dip. Subby is hungry for roast beef and au jus now [Spiffy]
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Smart body armor could gauge brain damage from explosions
Explosions are insidious. Even if a blast doesn’t deliver a conspicuous injury, it can inflict brain trauma that might not be evident until much later. The US Navy’s Office of Naval Research doesn’t want medics to wait, though. It’s developing Blast…
TechCrunch
Fraugster, a startup that uses AI to detect payment fraud, raises $5M
 Fraugster, a German and Israeli startup that has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to help eliminate payment fraud, has raised $5 million in funding. Read More
RT – Daily news
Trust in CEOs plunges to all-time low
A global report by the Edelman public relations agency shows a crisis of public confidence in four major sectors: business, media, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Read Full Article at RT.com
Bloomberg
JPMorgan Upgrades Indonesia, Lifting Call That Riled Jakarta
Bloomberg
LSE-Deutsche Boerse Deal May Strengthen Frankfurt After Brexit
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Proposed forest thinning will sabotage natural forest climate adaptation, resistance to drought, fire, insect outbreaks
The USDA Forest Service is proposing widespread forest thinning on our public lands across the West in a misguided attempt to reduce the impact of drought, fire, and insects (see National Forest Restoration Projects, Sierra Nevada National Forest Land Management Plan Revisions, news articles). These…
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Scientists propose a novel regional path tracking scheme for autonomous ground vehicles
For autonomous ground vehicles (AGVs), one of the most important issues is path tracking. Conventionally, steering and velocity control are two typical aspects of the path tracking problem. Steering control is key because it is important to path tracking and related to vehicle lateral stability. Most…
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Organizations Learn Cheap Tattoo Removal to Help Inmates Get Jobs
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Oittm Apple Watch 4-Port USB Charging Stand $17.99
Oittm Apple Watch 4-Port USB Charging Stand $17.99
Metal Storm news
Mike Williams – Benefit Show Details Revealed
<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2703&bandname=Eyehategod>Eyehategod</a> frontman Mike IX Williams successfully underwent a liver transplant last month and is currently on the slow road to recovery. To help with his mounting medical expenses, several benefit shows are being organized,…
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Zakk Wylde – New Video Online
American guitarist <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6365&bandname=Zakk+Wylde>Zakk Wylde</a>, more known for his work with <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=116&bandname=Ozzy+Osbourne>Ozzy Osbourne</a> and <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=51&bandname=Black+Label+Society>Black…
Fast Company
7 Ways To Make Your Job Meaningful Again
Has your job lost its sense of purpose for you? Try these tips to get it back. Has your job lost its sense of purpose for you? Try these tips to get it back.While most people work to make a living, more than half of us go to work every day to make an impact on society or our community,…
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US video surveillance manufacturers face increasing Chinese competition
With the ability to offer low prices without compromising on technical specs, Chinese manufacturers of consumer video surveillance devices will outpace their US peers if market share boils down to a simple price war.
Latest news
Philips Brilliance B-line 240B7Q review: An energy-saving 24-inch WUXGA monitor
The ability to display two A4 pages side by side, 1,920 by 1,200 resolution with flicker-free backlight and high energy efficiency make the 240B7Q well suited to business use.
Quartz
The university that defied Boko Haram’s reign of terror for years has been bombed
The University of Maiduguri, the largest university in the northeastern Borno state that has defiantly stayed open even at the height of the Boko Haram insurgency, has been bombed. Two bomb blasts occurred in the early hours of today (Jan. 16) at the school mosque and close to one of the university…
Quartz
Europe’s far-right parties are holding their first-ever “counter-summit” in Germany
Right-wing, nationalist parties are on the rise all across Europe. They include France’s Front National, led by Marine Le Pen, who polls suggest will make it to the second round of in the presidential race this year; Austria’s Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs (Freedom Party), whose presidential candidate…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures fall as investors brace for earnings, Trump inauguration
In holiday-thinned trade, investors shied away from global equities in favor of perceived safe-haven assets such as gold and the Japanese yen, and as fresh concerns over Brexit hit the pound.
Financial Times
Ashmore suffers outflows as Trump sparks jitters
EM fund manager hit by US election result and renewed strength in dollar
RT – Daily news
Russia won’t trade security for lifting of sanctions – senator
The lifting of Western sanctions has no separate value and is not even a strategic goal that requires sacrifices in the sphere of strategic security, the head of the upper house’s Committee for International Relations says. Read Full Article at RT.com
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Psychedelic geode-like sculptures made from molten beeswax
New York-based visual artist Laura Moriarty has an unusual use for beeswax, and it’s not for lip balm or candles. Rather, the self-taught artist dyes and melts beeswax to make brilliant geode-like sculptures. These highly pigmented beeswax artworks are so colorful and vibrant that they give off a psychedelic,…
Cool Hunting
Buy: Art Every Day Notebook
Whether you’re suffering from post-holiday blues or a case of the Mondays, usually the best treatment is to kickstart your creativity. One easy and affordable way to do that is a good old doodle or freewrite. This notebook from Poketo is especially…… Continue…
Computerworld
IDG Contributor Network: What is behind far too many security leaks? Laziness
When the PCI Security Council last month rolled out new, and quite useful, scoping/segmentation guidelines for retailers, the council’s CTO made an interesting comment.“For years, we have preached the need to simplify and minimize the footprint of cardholder data,” said Troy Leach in a statement. “One…
Architizer
Overflowing With Nature: Growing Façades in Vietnam
A growing trend in Vietnamese architecture can be found in the green façades and hanging gardens sprouting throughout the country. Although this architectural feature did not originate in Vietnam — nor is it a truly contemporary innovation — the idea has gained significant traction there in recent…
BBC News – World
Trump worries Nato with ‘obsolete’ comment
Germany’s foreign minister says Donald Trump is contradicting his nominee for defence secretary.
News
How The Systemic Segregation Of Schools Is Maintained By ‘Individual Choices’
Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says school segregation will continue to exist in America “as long as individual parents continue to make choices that only benefit their own children.”(Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)
Bloomberg
Mozambique to Miss Coupon Payment on Eurobond, Ministry Says
Bloomberg
SocGen Names Valet Deputy CEO, Broadens Top Management
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
2018 Kia Stinger takes aim at luxury sedans
The 2018 Kia Stinger GT sedan made its debut in Detroit at the Detroit auto show.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Samurai concept aimed at making Japan (aesthetically) great again
It’s an odd looker at first glance, but the philosophy behind this Samurai motorcycle concept is an interesting one: why don’t Japanese motorcycles adhere to the traditional principles of Zen aesthetics? And what would a motorcycle look like if it did?.. Continue Reading Samurai concept aimed…
RT – Daily news
Tunisia terrorist attack: Inquests open into deaths of 30 British tourists
Inquests into the deaths of 30 British tourists killed in the Tunisian beach massacre of 2015 are due to start on Monday at the Royal Courts of Justice in central London. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The Morning After: Monday, January 16th 2017
Welcome to Monday morning. Over the weekend, we toured Dyson’s UK HQ (featuring mannequins, jet engines and more), how China wants increased security for its app stores and our prediction that the best unused Nintendo Switch feature of 2017 will be its ‘high definition’ vibration tech. Featuring…
Acquire
Reelight’s UGO is a simple, must-have essential for any bike
A no-brainer for night-time riders.Designed by the talented folks at Kilo, the Reelight UGO is just what you need if you find yourself on a bike during the evening hours. Putting on the UGO could not be more simple, the light loops over the frame bar without tools and with a push of the buttons your…
Fast Company
The Internet Of Things Could Finally Get The Common Language It Needs
In the home and beyond, it’s more important than ever that gadgets get standard ways to talk to each other. And there are signs of progress. In the home and beyond, it’s more important than ever that gadgets get standard ways to talk to each other. And there are signs of progress.Smart…
VICE News
Silicon Valley and the EU are going to have epic legal battles this year
If you thought the relationship between the U.S. and Europe was fraught in 2016, get ready for 2017. There is upheaval on both sides of the Atlantic as Donald Trump prepares to take office in the U.S., the U.K inches toward its Brexit from the EU, terror attacks increase, and nativism and nationalism…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
How the darkness and the cold killed the dinosaurs
66 million years ago, the sudden extinction of the dinosaurs started the ascent of the mammals, ultimately resulting in humankind’s reign on Earth. Climate scientists have now reconstructed how tiny droplets of sulfuric acid formed high up in the air after the well-known impact of a large asteroid, which…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers describe global sea level event during the hot greenhouse climate of the dinosaur age
Global sea level change has generally been considered to be a consequence of the growth and decay of continental ice sheets, which would explain large, rapid changes in sea level, even during extensive periods of global climatic warmth that prevailed during the age of the dinosaurs.
Digg Top Stories
How Media Fuels Our Fear Of Terrorism
We hear about terrorists attacks in the media and then adjust our lives based on how we process that information.  But is the amount of media coverage dedicated to terrorism in the West in anyway commensurate with the actual risk of terrorism we face?
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Top 5 best website monitoring services for businesses
There are a plethora of monitoring solutions out there which give firms the tools and resources they need to track their online assets, particularly websites, which are now mandatory for any business that wants to be successful.Without a website, companies risk becoming seriously disconnected from their…
Physics News
Researchers derive valuable chiral amino-alcohol structures from CO2
Researchers at the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) in Tarragona have developed a method that transforms cyclic carbonates that can be easily obtained from CO2 into more valuable, …
Physics News
Nanoscale view of energy storage
In a lab 18 feet below the Engineering Quad of Stanford University, researchers in the Dionne lab camped out with one of the most advanced microscopes in the world to capture an unimaginably …
Mises Institute
Why Fractional-Reserve Banking Would Be Limited in an Unhampered Market
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssWhy Fractional-Reserve Banking Would Be Limited in an Unhampered MarketMoney and Banking 0 Views The so-called multiplier arises as a result of the fact that banks are legally permitted to use money that is placed in demand deposits. Banks treat this…
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European Parliament to pick new president in heated vote
The European Parliament faces a stormy election for a new president on Tuesday after a long-standing coalition of pro-EU parties collapsed just as the crisis-hit bloc confronts a wave of eurosceptic populism.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Engineers build world’s lightest mechanical watch thanks to graphene
An ultralight high-performance mechanical watch made with graphene is unveiled today in Geneva at the Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie thanks to a unique collaboration.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Researchers clearly image internal and external structure of bacteria
Freezing bacteria super fast to gain a true-to-nature image of the internal and external structure. Ariane Briegel Professor of Ultrastructural Biology came to Leiden specially to carry out this research. Leiden University is one of the few institutes in the world to have the necessary equipment. Inaugural…
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A universe of 2 trillion galaxies
An international team of astronomers, led by Christopher Conselice, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Nottingham, have found that the universe contains at least 2 trillion galaxies, ten times more than previously thought. The team’s work, which began with seed-corn funding from the Royal…
How-To Geek
Geek Trivia: Which Of These Heart Medications Got Its Start As A Rat Poison?
Which Of These Heart Medications Got Its Start As A Rat Poison? Nitroglycerin Propranolol Minoxidil WarfarinThink you know the answer?
How-To Geek
The Best Cheaper Alternatives to Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop is the professional image editor. It’s name is now a verb for image editing (which is something that Adobe absolutely hates). Photoshop though, isn’t the only editor in town. Over the last few years, new image editing apps have come along that are almost as good as Photoshop, for a fraction…
TechCrunch
AirAsia is hosting its first hackthon
 Budget airline AirAsia is the latest corporate to get into hackathons. The company just revealed plans to host its first-ever hack event on March 18 at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Read More
Computerworld
With change to cumulative Windows updates, Microsoft admits IE’s fading role in the enterprise
Microsoft last week backtracked from a 2016 decision to offer Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users only cumulative updates, saying on Friday that starting next month it will again provide Internet Explorer (IE) security patches as a separate download. The change was a tacit admission by Microsoft that…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
US Congress could fund geoengineering research for the first time
The United States government could fund geoengineering for the first time. Although the idea of geoengineering has stoked controversy in the past, the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) in an updated plan recommended geoengineering research, calling on Congress for funding as humanity seeks…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
World’s first floating city one step closer to reality in French Polynesia
San Francisco’s Seasteading Institute has signed a memorandum of understanding with the French Polynesian government that brings the world’s first floating city closer to reality. The Seasteading Institute first established in 2008 has long sought to implement their vision of self-sustaining communities…
NYT > Business Day
Workers Say Andrew Puzder Is ‘Not the One to Protect’ Them, But He’s Been Chosen To
Donald J. Trump’s pick for labor secretary may soon be tasked with enforcing the very rules his company has been accused of violating.
RT – Daily news
2mn people freed from ISIS rule in last year, Fallon claims
Two million people have been liberated from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) rule in the last 12 months, according to UK Defense Secretary Sir Michael Fallon. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Next Web
5 tips for increasing your conversion rate
It’s never been easier to start an online business. But even if you have a great idea and a fabulous product, success is far from guaranteed. There’s no shortage of challenges to overcome and operational tasks to accomplish on the path to growing your business. Everything from optimizing search results…
Phys.org: Physics News
Phase transition discovery opens the door to new electronics
A group of European scientists led by researchers at TU Delft has discovered how phase transitions propagate throughout materials called nickelates. The discovery improves our understanding of these novel materials, which can potentially be used in future electronics.
New Scientist – Online news
Woman dies from infection resistant to all available antibiotics
Incurable bacterial infections are on the rise worldwide, but 90 per cent of multi-resistant infections in the US can still be beaten by at least one drug
WSJ.com: Markets
Geopolitical Worrywarts May Have Their Day at Davos
It is time to pay more attention to the geopolitical party poopers at Davos. While the world certainly hasn’t been peaceful, several years have gone by since a conflict or act of terror had a meaningful global economic impact. This year, though, economic ripples from latent conflicts are a realistic…
Bloomberg
Polish Banks Plummet as Regulators FX-Loan Plan Revives Woes
Bloomberg
Iraqi Troops Advance in Eastern Mosul Amid Fierce Clashes
Bloomberg
LNG Use Surging While Idled Spending May Trigger Next Spike
Digital Trends
You probably won’t watch a live NFL game in VR this year. Here’s why
You can experience almost anything in virtual reality. You can be on stage as Paul McCartney performs. You can travel around the globe. You can even watch a live game in virtual reality from the NBA, NCAA and NASCAR. But, the one thing you will not be able to do in the near future is watch an NFL game…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
jorge vidal and víctor rahola construct winery in catalonia with barrel vaulted ceilings
the scheme is topped with a roof garden that helps insulate the structure and regulate the internal temperature. The post jorge vidal and víctor rahola construct winery in catalonia with barrel vaulted ceilings appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Cool Hunting
Link About It: Design Impact on 2017’s Forthcoming Products
While much of the headline-grabbing announcements at CES focused on software, Fast Co’s team dedicated time to discover the best of hardware design. From major names like Sony (who revealed speakers, screens, projectors and more) to smaller organizations…… …
Scientific American Content: Global
Autism Risk May Arise From Sex-Specific Traits
Genetic sequences that code for physical features that differ between boys and girls also seem to contribute to risk for the disorder  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Reason.com Full Feed
One Cheer for Justice Sotomayor
When President Barack Obama nominated Sonia Sotomayor to replace the retiring Justice David Souter on the U.S. Supreme Court in May 2009, he listed Sotomayor’s work as a New York City prosecutor as one of her biggest qualifications for the job. “Sonia learned what crime can do to a family and a community,”…
Reason.com Full Feed
Obama’s Betrayal of Believers
On June 26, 2006, then–Sen. Barack Obama took the stage at a conference hosted by the Christian social justice organization Sojourners and gave what would become the defining speech on religion of his young career. With Americans increasingly curious about this rock-star politician with the funny name,…
Architizer
Stack House
The Stack House is like a child’s stack of blocks. Solid blocks of private spaces, are stacked in an open, laced pattern to form voids for shared living space. The long and short sides of the blocks are positioned in response to the urban and natural setting of the Stack House.
Architizer
PONTOISE HOUSING PROJECT
The initial project faced serious challenges in terms of cost and construction deadlines. The collective Plan01 (Jean Bocabeille Architecte, Atelier du Pont, Ignacio Prego Architectures, Koz, and Philéas) , which consists of 5 architecture firms, decided to respond in chorus to the question,…
MakeUseOf
Keeper Reveals the 25 Worst Passwords of 2016
Alongside all of those celebrity deaths, 2016 was also notable for the amount of data breaches made public. These led to millions of people’s login credentials being leaked online. Which, as unfortunate as that may be, gives us an insight into the worst passwords you can use right now. In the early days…
MakeUseOf
Master Your Final School Semester With Hip Tips and Cool Tools
When you are in the home stretch of your student career, you cannot help but think about being done. Whether you are preparing to graduate or just finish up for summer break, it is exciting. But, you are not done yet and those last few semesters can be tough. Here are some terrific tips and tools to…
Coolest Gadgets
Hercules WAE Outdoor 04Plus FM Bluetooth speaker
When it comes to speakers, there are many choices for the consumer to pick from — especially when it concerns Bluetooth speakers or portable models. Hercules is a company that knows their stuff when it comes to portable outdoor speakers that are rugged and tough, as they have exhibited it in the past…
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Why Some Argentine Nutritionists Don’t Think Ultra Processed Foods Are That Bad
Your average Argentine diet is what Augustus Gloop’s dreams are made of: cookies for breakfast, Coca Cola by the barrel, and a steady injection of carbs. After all, 2015 study by research group TrialPanel showed that pizza, milanesa (breaded meat), empanadas, and pasta were Argentines’ most frequently…
Techbargains.com
Bounty Select-A-Size Paper Towels (Huge Rolls, White, 8 Count) $13.99
Bounty Select-A-Size Paper Towels (Huge Rolls, White, 8 Count) $13.99
Bloomberg Politics
Trump’s Emerging Europe Policy Prompts Calls for Closer EU Unity
European governments called for cool heads and tighter unity as they reacted with shock to President-elect Donald Trump’s remarks slamming NATO and predicting European Union nations would follow the U.K. out of the bloc.
Dezeen
Job of the day: architectural designer at DUS Architects
Our job of the day from Dezeen Jobs is for an architectural designer at DUS Architects in Amsterdam, which recently built a 3D-printed micro home (pictured) and is also working on a 3D-printed canal house. More ›
Dezeen
Jasper Morrison furnishes VitraHaus for a fictitious abstract artist
British designer Jasper Morrison has created a home for a fictional inhabitant inside the VitraHaus in Germany. Read more
Lifehacker
How Hackers Really Steal Passwords, How Close You Live to a Nuclear Bomb, and the Zero Waste Challenge
This week we’re checking out what it takes to produce zero waste for 30 days, learning how criminals actually steal passwords, looking at where nuclear weapons live around the globe, and tlaking about jobs with the best perks.Welcome to Lifehacker’s Monday Brain Buffet, a series where we round up interesting,…
9to5Mac
Jimmy Iovine says music not enough, confirms Apple’s interest in ‘pop culture’ TV shows
Apple exec Jimmy Iovine has lent weight to a WSJ report that Apple plans to offer scripted TV shows to Apple Music subscribers by the end of the year. The Hollywood Reporter reports Iovine telling TV critics that the company’s streaming music service needed to go beyond songs in order to grow. The…
Bloomberg
Jordan to Award 300MW of Renewable Energy Projects by Year-End
Bloomberg
Saudi Arabias ACWA Signs Jordans Lowest-Cost Solar Project
Engadget Full RSS Feed
New York driver groups push for a ban on autonomous cars
It’s no secret that ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft dream of a day when they can depend solely on self-driving cars, and that’s making driver organizations more than a little nervous. New York’s Upstate Transportation Association and Independent Drivers Guild are both pressing for bans on autonomous…
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
Ultralight, high-performance graphene composite watch unveiled
An ultralight high-performance mechanical watch made with graphene is unveiled today in Geneva at the Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie thanks to a unique collaboration.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Soil pores, carbon stores, and breathing microbes
Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) recently studied how moisture influences soil heterotrophic respiration. That’s the breathing-like process by which microbes convert dead organic carbon in the soil to carbon dioxide.
Macworld
How to kill the evercookie and supercookie, the cockroaches of tracking
Advertisers want to track us. We typically, but not exclusively, prefer not to be tracked. In the best case, we’re aware of the fact, and use opt-out policies and third-party add-ons to profess disinterest in, technically block, or otherwise delete unique codes or patterns designed to sniff our footprints…
Latest news
Driverless, book review: Eyes off the road, hands off the wheel
A Columbia professor and a technology writer explore what it takes to create a driverless vehicle, and discuss the battle for supremacy between car manufacturers and software companies.
Latest news
Windows 10 security: ‘So good, it can block zero-days without being patched’
Systems running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update were shielded from two exploits even before Microsoft had issued patches for them, its researchers have found.
Latest news
This phishing email uses an unexpected trick to infect PCs with keylogger malware
Rather than using macros, this malware uses Visual Basic Script to avoid detection.
Latest news
MIT, Harvard, tech industry luminaries team up on Fund for Ethical AI
The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence fund will start out with $27 million to fund work that “advances the development of ethical AI in the public interest.”
RT – Daily news
Tibetan protesters arrested during Chinese leader’s visit to Switzerland (VIDEO)
Swiss Police have detained 32 pro-Tibet activists, including one man trying to set himself on fire, protesting against a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Google Pixel 2: what we want to see
The next flagship phone(s) from Google will likely arrive later this year, but we’re already thinking about what the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL may have in store for us.The search giant has done with the Nexus line and in its place the firm has created a slightly more premium, and far more mainstream…
Acquire
MB&F create their first dive watch, the HM7 Aquapod
Their latest horological machine hits the water.As you’ve seen from our previous posts today, there has been quite a few bits of eye candy to come out of SIHH, but MB&F’s newest model definitely takes the cake. The company is releasing their first diving watch and it’s one hell of a timepiece. Called…
WSJ.com: World News
Somalia’s Crooked Route to Democracy
After nearly half a century of civil war, a jihadist insurgency, and tens of billions of dollars of Western aid, Somalia is for the first time attempting something like democracy—and it isn’t looking pretty.
Mashable
Reliance Jio is bringing Apple’s HealthKit features to India with its new app
India’s Reliance Jio telecom operator is offering a bouquet of apps at no charge to its subscribers, hoping to lure them away from Netflix, Apple Music and a range of other services. The company has quietly released another app, this time going after Apple’s HomeKit, and Google’s Health services.  SEE…
Discover Magazine
Scientists perfect a microbiological recipe for artificial farts.
I don’t know about you, but after accidentally farting in a stranger’s face during a math lecture (don’t ask), I dream of a future where fart-neutralizing pants are readily available. But before we can design these desperately needed products, we must first develop realistic artificial farts with which…
Zero Hedge
Ray-Ban Maker Luxottica To Merge With French Esilor, Creating $49 Billion Eyewear Giant
The US may be closed, but nothing stands in the way of merger Monday, which today struck in Europe with the announcement that Italy’s Ray-Ban maker, Luxottica, and France’s lens company Essilor agreed to a €46 billion ($49 billion) merger to create a global eyewear giant with annual revenue of more than…
reddit: the front page of the internet
If President Obama wrote his tweets the same way that Donald Trump does, what would have been some of his signature tweets over the past 8 years?
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Slashdot
Windows 10 Gets A New Linux: openSUSE
An anonymous reader writes: “Running Linux binaries natively on Windows… that sounds awesome indeed,” writes Hannes Kuhnemund, the senior product manager for SUSE Linux Enterprise. He’s written a blog post describing how to run openSUSE Leap 42.2 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 on Windows…
Bloomberg
Le Pen Aide Applauds Trump Support for Brexit and Merkel Bashing
RT – Daily news
Man hospitalized after shooting incident near Glasgow primary school
Scotland Police have launched an investigation after a 35-year-old man was shot outside a primary school in Glasgow on Monday morning. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
British singer’s open letter about racist encounter on a train
LONDON — A British singer has penned an open letter about her experience of “institutionalised racism” on a train.  SEE ALSO: Passport system rejects this dude’s photo for a pretty racist reason Jamelia claims that she and her 11-year-old daughter were seated in the first class carriage when they were…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
OMA/AMO’s domestic interior sets the scene for prada’s A/W show in milan
created by a series of wooden partitioning, a maze-like track guides models through various scenarios decorated with beds and benches. The post OMA/AMO’s domestic interior sets the scene for prada’s A/W show in milan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Scientific American Content: Global
Police Programs to Help Treat Addicts Face Uncertain Future
The Trump administration may not be as supportive as Obama was of successful “ANGEL” programs — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Digg Top Stories
The Death Of The Tunnel Tree
The Pioneer Cabin Tree, in the California mountains, experienced time as few sequoias can, through human eyes: with friendship, wounds, some fame, and death.
Digg Top Stories
The 2017 Financial Planning Bundle
From tax season to retirement, this bundle comes with 65 hours of training to help you take complete control of your finances.
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LPT: If you want to browse a site that requires login (e.g. WSJ) copy paste the link to https://archive.org/web/ to read
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Dezeen
Zaha Hadid’s will reveals £70 million fortune
Zaha Hadid’s will reveals details of her multi-million-pound estate, of which former business partner Patrik Schumacher is the only non-family beneficiary. Read more
TechRadar: All latest feeds
A trip to the moon? You might pick up a lift with Moon Express in the near future
Space startup Moon Express has finalised its plans to send rockets and landers to the moon, as 2017’s race to return to the moon for the first time in 40 years hots up. This new moon fever has been triggered by a $20m Lunar X-Prize fund that’s offering the cash to any company that gets to the moon and…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Crowdfunding expands innovation financing to underserved regions
Crowdfunding platforms, such as Kickstarter, have opened a funding spigot to startups in regions that have suffered from a venture capital drought, a new UC Berkeley study shows.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study finds barriers limit black households’ access to financial services
While black households see value in using financial planning services, most don’t pursue it due to barriers to entry including large gaps in income and net worth relative to other ethnic groups, according to a University of Georgia researcher.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Image: Crescent Jupiter with the Great Red Spot
This image of a crescent Jupiter and the iconic Great Red Spot was created by a citizen scientist (Roman Tkachenko) using data from Juno’s JunoCam instrument. You can also see a series of storms shaped like white ovals, known informally as the ‘string of pearls.’ Below the Great Red Spot a reddish long-lived…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Teaching computers to recognize sick guts—machine learning and the microbiome
A new proof-of-concept study by researchers from the University of California San Diego succeeded in training computers to “learn” what a healthy versus an unhealthy gut microbiome looks like based on its genetic makeup. Since this can be done by genetically sequencing fecal samples, the research suggests…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Finding may offer farmers a way to reduce harmful emissions from fertilized soil
Those concerned with the health of Chesapeake Bay are familiar with nitrogen as a major pollutant whose excess runoff into bay waters can lead to algal blooms and low-oxygen dead zones. Perhaps less familiar is the significant role that a form of nitrogen gas plays in greenhouse warming and the destruction…
VentureBeat
Quercus Realises More Than a 9% Return on the Disposal of Its Stake in ForVEI, a Renewable Energy Private Equity Joint Venture
PRESS RELEASE: MILAN & LONDON & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 16, 2017– Quercus Assets Selection, which specialises in renewable infrastructure investments announces, from the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, that the Quercus Renewable Energy Fund,…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Jimmy Iovine Says Apple Music Will Be ‘An Entire Pop Cultural Experience’ With New TV Shows
After a report by The Wall Street Journal stated that Apple is planning a push into original television series production for 2017, Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine spoke to reporters over the weekend and explained why the company is looking to add TV to its streaming music service (via The Hollywood…
9to5Mac
Latest absurd patent troll claim suggests Messages app infringes 2002 point-of-sale patent
Apple has been the subject of some pretty absurd patent troll claims over the years, and a new one seems determined to push the boundaries still further. Seatoun Media is claiming that Apple’s Messages app infringes a 2002 patent regarding a point-of-sale system, reports Patently Apple. more…Filed…
Architecture Lab
The Sound of Silence: How to Cut Traffic Noise Pollution at Home
A growing body of evidence shows that noise pollution can cause stress and damage your hearing. If you work from home, traffic and road noise can be … The post The Sound of Silence: How to Cut Traffic Noise Pollution at Home appeared first on Architecture Lab.
RT – Daily news
Russia lays to rest victims of Tu-154 plane crash that devastated Alexandrov army choir (VIDEO)
Funeral ceremonies will be conducted on Monday for the majority of the 92 people who died in the Tu-154 plane crash near Sochi. The plane was carrying members of the famous Alexandrov Ensemble, journalists, and a prominent charity worker to Syria. Read Full Article at RT.com
Acquire
Urwerk’s UR-T8 marks 20 years of haute horology
A major milestone for the unconventional watchmaker.We imagine that two decades in the watch business is no easy feat, especially when you’re talking about the kinds of watches that Urwerk builds. The company is marking their 20th Anniversary with the release of their UR-T8, a new model that is their…
Gear Patrol
Deals of Note: January 16, 2017
How to save on a Peak Design backpack, a Todd Snyder shirt and roundtrip airfare to Scotland. …Read More »
TechSpot
How to remotely sign out of Gmail on multiple devices
Gmail has a remote log out feature that’s quite handy in situations where your account could be exposed to prying eyes, allowing you to end all active sessions from any computer or mobile phone. Some of you might not be familiar with it but it sits right there at the…
Zero Hedge
Gold Lower Before Trump Presidency – Strong Gains Akin To After Obama Inauguration?
Gold Lower Before Trump Presidency – Strong Gains Akin To After Obama Inauguration Gold prices have had a good start to 2017 and has made gains in the majority of currencies, building on the strong gains seen in 2016. So far in 2017, gold is 3.5% higher in dollars, 2.3% higher in euros and 4% higher…
Zero Hedge
South Korea Seeks Arrest Of Samsung Chief For Bribery, Embezzlement And Perjury
South Korea political crisis spilled over into the corporate sector overnight, when the country’s special prosecutor on Monday sought a warrant to arrest the head of Samsung Group, the country’s largest conglomerate, accusing him of paying multi-million dollar bribes to a friend of impeached President…
WSJ.com: WSJD
Australia Utility Duet Accepts Takeover Offer Worth Nearly $5.5 Billion
Australian utility Duet Group has agreed to a takeover bid worth nearly $5.5 billion from Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing’s Cheung Kong Infrastructure.
WSJ.com: WSJD
The Next Winners in the Smartphone Battle
Suppliers that make must-have products like better camera lenses and improved memory chips could gain even in a smartphone slowdown.
WSJ.com: WSJD
In Snap IPO, New Investors to Get Zero Votes While Founders Keep Control
Snapchat messaging app creators Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy are expected to retain more than 70% of voting power in the company; pre-IPO investors get less-powerful voting shares
WSJ.com: WSJD
Nintendo to Gamers: Try Staring at Each Other, Not the Screen
Nintendo started as a playing-card maker and that is where it found inspiration for a feature of its new Switch console: games where two players look straight at each other, not at a screen.
WIRED
The Critter That’s Mushy as a Jellyfish and Long as a Whale
It’s got a name almost as long and threatening as its string of clones. The post The Critter That’s Mushy as a Jellyfish and Long as a Whale appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
This Is No Painting. It’s Melted Metal
Fabian Oefner draws out bismuth’s magical colors. The post This Is No Painting. It’s Melted Metal appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
Trump’s Data Firm Snags RNC Tech Guru Darren Bolding
Darren Bolding, the chief technology officer of the Republican National Committee is moving to the data science firm that helped win Trump the election. The post Trump’s Data Firm Snags RNC Tech Guru Darren Bolding appeared first on WIRED.
New Scientist – Online news
Cold case: The unsolved mystery of what lit Kepler’s supernova
In 1604, the last Milky Way supernova recorded by naked-eye observers brightened the night sky. Despite 400 years of study, we still don’t know what lit the fuse
New Scientist – Online news
Female shark learns to reproduce without males after years alone
Some fish and reptiles can reproduce asexually, but a shark in an Australian aquarium is a rare case of this in an animal that once had a mate
reddit: the front page of the internet
TIL Alan Rickman had to fall 25ft into an airbag for his death scene in Die Hard. The plan was for the stuntman to drop Rickman on the count of 3. However, the director secretly had the stuntman drop Rickman after a count of 1. Because of this, Rickman’s reaction in the film is completely genuine.
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reddit: the front page of the internet
An American biker decides to travel the world…
Once upon a time there lived an American biker named Rick. Now, Rick loved to ride his motorcycle, but was tired of driving up and down the same roads, day after day. One morning, he woke up, and decided to travel the world. So he saved up some money, got on a plane, along with his trusty Harley, and…
Scientific American Content: Global
The Road to Pseudoscientific Thinking
How to prevent the most salient feature from being the least informative — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Samsung Galaxy S8 could land on April 18 with a fancy front-facing camera
While there isn’t much agreement on the exact date that we’ll see the Samsung Galaxy S8, it’s looking increasingly likely that we’ll see it in April, rather than at MWC 2017 in late February, which is Samsung’s usual event of choice.The latest rumor, this time from industry insiders speaking to ETNews,…
Digital Trends
‘Rogue One’ becomes 2016’s biggest movie, but ‘Hidden Figures’ stays on top
After narrowly edging out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story last week and ending the sci-fi blockbuster’s run at the top of the box-office rankings, Hidden Figures proved its premiere performance wasn’t a fluke with another impressive weekend. The drama — which tells the true story of the trio of African-American…
Digital Trends
Renault launches two all-electric vans to make bustling cities cleaner and quieter
Paris-based Renault has introduced an electric version of the Master, a full-size van that competes against the Euro-spec versions of the Ford Transit and the Ram ProMaster. The battery-powered van was introduced during the Brussels Auto Show. Power for the Master Z.E. is provided by a relatively small,…
RT – Daily news
US intel may have contributed to Russian ex-Foreign Minister Primakov’s death – Zakharova
A ham-fisted attempt of the US intelligence services to recruit a Russian diplomat resulted in a delay in the delivery of a rare medicine needed for the treatment of legendary Russian statesman Evgeny Primakov, the Foreign Ministry spokesperson said. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Illinois Man Sues Cops Who Arrested Him for Burning a Flag
When Donald Trump declared that anyone who burns an American flag should go to jail, it was consistent with his general ignorance of the Constitution and his specific antipathy toward freedom of speech. But nearly three decades after Texas v. Johnson, the 1989 decision in which the Supreme Court recognized…
Architizer
2300 Continuous Linear Wood Ceiling
The 9Wood Continuous Linear wood ceiling offers an open reveal linear design where the individual wood member is wider than it is deep. The lay-out is built around a 12-inch module. Members are installed randomly to create a continuous, random joint appearance. Standard lengths are 4, 6, 8 or…
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Another Missouri school district considers 4-day week due to budget cuts. Parents do not like this new math [Asinine]
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Macworld
How to block certain calls in iOS 10
Adam Finberg would like a call-blocking app in iOS 10 that would: Allow all calls on your contact list to ring through. Send all calls not on your contact list that are also not within designated area codes to go directly to voicemail. If an incoming call is not within my nearby area codes that…
MakeUseOf
Use Skype, Hangouts, and More With These Pidgin Extensions
Pidgin is designed to let you use all your different messaging services in a single application. However, there is a bit of a problem with it: by default, the services it supports are ridiculously dated — AOL Instant Messenger anyone? Fortunately, like many great open source programs, it has many extensions…
Mashable
Indians can now withdraw more money from ATMs every day
Indians can now heave a sigh of relief. They can now withdraw more of their own money, parked in their own bank accounts.  The country’s federal bank has raised the withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs 10,000 ($147) per day per card from the existing Rs 4,500 ($66) with immediate effect. However, their…
Lifehacker
Tips from Flight Attendants on How to Survive a Plane Crash
You may not assume it from the mental picture that comes to mind of a “plane crash,” but most real ones, like planes skidding off runways and such, are survivable. Over at Quora, Cheryl A Schwartz, a former flight attendant, offered some useful suggestions for making sure you survive, and get out of…
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Unique tiltrotor test rig to begin operational runs at NASA ames
Someday, we may be able to commute to our jobs in aircraft that can take off and land like a helicopter, but fly like a plane. Developing these advanced tiltrotors is no simple task, so NASA is installing a new rig that will let experts test them at an unprecedented scale in wind tunnels, where pilots’…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Our hominid ancestors made and used tools
Neil Norman found the tools when he and Bruce Larson were walking down the local wadi, a usually dry watercourse that hadn’t moved much in a long, long time.
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Opinion: What does Trump’s election mean for digital freedom of speech?
As the shock of Donald Trump’s election victory is giving way to analysis about how his presidency will affect Americans’ lives, our digital freedom of speech deserves special consideration. The ability to express ourselves freely is a fundamental right guaranteed to us all.
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Study finds new target for controlling cell division
Modern genome sequencing methods used to measure the efficiency of synthesis of individual protein during cell division has found that the enzymes that make lipids and membranes were synthesized at much greater efficiency when a cell is ready to split.
Bloomberg
Biden Says Russian Sanctions Should Stay After Trump Takes Over
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Arrival, La La Land, and others leak in annual ‘screener season’ tradition
Every year, awards season in Hollywood is foreshadowed by its illegal relation: screener season. This is the time when pirated copies of DVD screeners (mailed to industry insiders ahead of the Oscars and Golden Globes) begin to show up online. Last year saw a glut of screeners hit the internet before…
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Microsoft patent reveals foldable phone that turns into a tablet
Microsoft is attempting to patent a device with a flexible hinge and display that would transform a phone into a tablet. Patent filings discovered by MSPoweruser reveal that Microsoft is, at least, experimenting with this type of concept for a future mobile device. Accompanying notes and diagrams detail…
Physics News
Scientists sort through bilayer graphene
An international team of scientists has organized the available bibliographic data on bilayer graphene, a high-potential material with possible applications in electronics and optics. The review …
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Pictek Indoor Digital HDTV Antenna w/ Thicker Al Material (50 Mile Range) $13.99
Pictek Indoor Digital HDTV Antenna w/ Thicker Al Material (50 Mile Range) $13.99
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Disney’s Frozen-Olaf Capacity Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier (1-Gallon) $26.99
Disney’s Frozen-Olaf Capacity Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier (1-Gallon) $26.99
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Green-hot galaxies reveal clues to the ancient universe
Galaxies that emit a green glow make bitchin’ screen-savers, but they’re exceedingly rare in the actual universe. However, UCLA astronomers recently discovered that most, if not all early galaxies had a green hue due to their intense heat and special…
Mashable
India wants more details from WhatsApp on its data sharing policy
WhatsApp won’t be able to get away with its privacy policy changes so easily in India. SEE ALSO: WhatsApp announces plans to share user data with Facebook India’s Supreme Court today sent a notice to the central government, telecom regulator TRAI, as well as Facebook and WhatsApp to address a petition…
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Toni Erdmann Is a Comedy Experience Unlike Any Other
Toni Erdmann is a tough film to explain. It aims to confound, to discombobulate, to make you laugh and wonder what exactly you think is so amusing—to re-evaluate things, in short. That’s the goal of both the film and the title character, a parody persona adopted by an eccentric divorced dad to both repel,…
BBC News – World
Samoa minister defends new rules on old cars
Cars more than eight years old can no longer be imported under new law.
HBR.org
How to Turn an Interim Role into a Permanent Job
Congratulations! Your organization has just informed you that you have been appointed to a new interim role, and that if you are successful the actual job will be yours. You immediately experience feelings that are powerful but mixed: Getting this interim role is a meaningful validation of your contributions,…
RT – Daily news
‘We’ll supply bricks,’ Russia tells Lithuania on plans to build ‘anti-aggressor’ fence at border
Russia says it’s ready to supply Lithuania with bricks after Vilnius announced the construction of a fence on its Russian border. Lithuanian officials say the barrier will protect the Baltic nation and the EU from the ‘Russian threat’. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Did John Titor, an alleged time traveller, actually predict the rise of Donald Trump? [Creepy]
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Zero Hedge
Oil Slides After Saudis Suggest Early End To OPEC Deal
Following a brief spike overnight (as China intervened in its equity market), crude prices slipped lower, testing towards a $51 handle after Saudi Arabia says OPEC is on track to wrap up its production curbs by the middle of the year, potentially leaving its aim of clearing a global oil glut unfinished….
Zero Hedge
China Warns Trump “It Will Take Off The Gloves” If He Continues To Provoke Beijing
In the latest indication that China is becoming increasingly unsettled by Trump’s relentless attacks on legacy diplomacy with China, and especially the “One China” policy, two leading state-run newspapers warned on Monday that Beijing will “take off the gloves” and take strong action if Trump continues…
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WisHome Waterproof Battery Operated Submersible LED Lights $10.97
WisHome Waterproof Battery Operated Submersible LED Lights $10.97
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Why Environmental History Is Black History
National parks are waiving their entrance fees in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. On a day that’s meant to honor one of history’s greatest men and civil rights activists in history, it’s welcome encouragement to find some solitude outdoors.For people of color, however, taking the day to commune with…
Financial Times
Pacific conflict looms between America and China
If Donald Trump confronts the Chinese government he cannot rely on allies’ support
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Chevy Unveiled A Life-Size Version Of Lego Batman’s Batmobile
Chevrolet teamed up with LEGO to unveil a life-sized The LEGO Batman Movie Batmobile at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this past weekend. It clocks in at 344,187 pieces, which is just a tad too much for an official set. Sorry to burst your bubble on that. Other eye-popping…
VICE News
Ghanaian refugees make perilous journey crossing Canada-US border
Seidu Mohammad and Razak Iyal met at a bus station in Minneapolis recently and, after a brief conversation, realized they were both headed to Canada. The Ghanaian men boarded a bus to Grand Forks, North Dakota, and then hailed a cab, each paying $200 to get to the US-Canada border. Around…
Bloomberg
Saudis Seek Up to $50 Billion for First Phase of Renewables Plan
Bloomberg
AI Pioneer Wants to Build the Renaissance Machine of the Future
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Google’s open-source Draco promises to squeeze richer 3D worlds into the web, gaming, and VR
We will soon be swimming in a sea of geometric data, says Google, and this open source compression library could help.
Digg Top Stories
Why Stop At Assistants? Facebook’s Grand Ambitions For Modern AI
Facebook’s machine learning pipeline — from research to production — is aimed at an AI future.
BBC News – World
Iconic Piccadilly lights turned off for site renovations
The iconic billboard lights are switched off for renovations and will stay off until autumn.
Forbes – Markets
5 Student Loan Questions For Trump’s Education Nominee
What’s in store for your student loans in the Trump administration?
Latest news
Five ways to build a happy and engaged team
Managers should develop their teams, not just lead them. Here’s how.
Latest news
Trojan malware blamed for cyberattack at Barts Health NHS hospitals
File-sharing remains offline as a precaution, but hospital says no patient data has been accessed in the attack.
RT – Daily news
Hard Brexit fear sends sterling toward 31-year low
The British pound fell below $1.20, its lowest since the October’s ‘flash crash’ ahead of a critical Brexit speech by Prime Minister Theresa May. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Amazon worker sacked for posting ‘Greetings from uncle Adolf’ note in Jewish customer’s parcel
An Amazon employee has been sacked for leaving an anti-Semitic note for a Jewish customer which read ‘Greetings from Uncle Adolf.’ It is believed the worker knew the woman was Jewish by her surname. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Trump faces American ‘war-making machine’ if he tries to strike deal with Russia – Pilger
President-elect Donald Trump may want to make a deal with Russia, award-winning journalist John Pilger told RT, adding that the “US intelligence and national security monolith is pointed towards war.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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Samsung UE40K5510 TV deal for £330 makes for a perfect bedroom television
Updated: The original Co-Op Samsung TV deal has been so popular that it has now expired, but you can still pick up the UE40K5510 for an attractive £329.99 from the Electrical Discount store. That’s now the cheapest by £15 when accounting for additional delivery costs at other stores.The original story…
The Awesomer
Dystopia Playing Cards
Price: ~$13+  | PledgeJoker and the Thief’s latest playing cards are inspired by the post-apocalyptic, fuel-obsessed future of Mad Max. Each face card and joker features intricate hand-illustrated designs, and the card backs portray a massive V8 engine as the false god of their dystopian universe. …
Gizmodo
Lighting 200,000 Sparklers at Once Creates an Incredibly Satisfying Inferno
The sparklers arms race just made a few hefty strides towards sparklers doomsday as the folks at JoyBlend doubled their previous record by lighting off 200,000 of them at the same time. If you’ve ever wanted your birthday celebration to end in a gigantic apocalyptic fireball, this is how you’d do it.Read…
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New weapon in the fight against modern slavery
A powerful new partnership to super-charge global research on modern slavery and human trafficking has been announced by the University of Nottingham and the Walk Free Foundation.
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$180 for a “text book” that came as a stack of paper I had to buy a three ring binder for. Economics lesson one: college is a scam
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Science AMA series: We’re Thomas Bartlett and Benjamin Bratton from Princeton University. The bacterium that causes cholera is curved. People have known this for 160 years, but never known how or why it’s curved. We figured it out… Ask us anything!
The first observations made about most bacteria include a description of their cell shape. Only recently have we started to figure out how all of these different shapes arise, and to understand their purpose. Vibrio cholerae, the bacterium that causes the deadly epidemic disease cholera, is curved. We’ve…
Mashable
BBC is investigating if Russians leaked Sherlock finale
The BBC is investigating how the fourth season finale of Sherlock was leaked online, after a Russian-language version of the episode was illegally uploaded ahead of transmission.  SEE ALSO: ‘Sherlock’ creator shuts down Season 4 critics with poetic open letter A leaked version of His Final Problem…
Bloomberg Politics
Merkel Says Europe Controls Its Own Fate in Rebuff to Trump
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed back against U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s criticism of her refugee policy, the European Union and NATO, saying she’ll stay the course and keep striving for a strong, united Europe.
Forbes – Markets
Apple Alumni: Where Are They Now?
Forbes – Markets
Slice Survey Confirms What Savvy Forbes Readers Already Knew, Apple AirPods Sales Explode
Forbes readers already knew Slice data on AirPods
Forbes – Markets
5 Trump-Proof Pharma Dividends Up To 5.3%
Donald Trump needed just 20 minutes to knock $24.6 billion in value from the nine biggest Big Pharma companies. That was the statistic bandied about recently when the president-elect, at a much-anticipated press conference, declared that pharmaceuticals are “getting away with murder.” That’s ironic,…
Phys.org: Physics News
A novel way to put flame retardant in a lithium ion battery
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers at Stanford University has found a novel way to introduce flame retardant into a lithium ion battery to prevent fires from occurring. In their paper published in the journal Science Advances, the team describes their technique and their results when testing it.
Architecture Lab
The RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship 2017 launched
The RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship 2017 has been launched inviting applications from schools of architecture around the world … The post The RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship 2017 launched appeared first on Architecture Lab.
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Apparently sitting on a wall leads to pot smoking [Stupid]
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Gear Patrol
Today in Gear: January 16, 2017
Customizable organic tee shirts, a new family of street motorcycles, a jump-enhancing basketball shoe and much more. …Read More »
Quartz
A guide to Trump’s inaugural galas, including the “completely sold out” DeploraBall
Every presidential inauguration season, Washington DC turns into a party town. From the night before the inauguration through the day itself, there are dozens of balls, galas, and parties that people gathered in the US capital can attend, regardless of their partisan stripe. Real estate mogul Tom Barrack,…
Quartz
Women finally represent more than a fifth of the delegates at Davos
Just over 20% of the 3,000 participants in the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos are women this year. That’s up from 18% in 2016 and 17% the year before. It also represents the highest level of female participation in the event’s history. The WEF has been trying to nudge these numbers higher,…
Quartz
As Trump takes power, remember what his fellow Republican Abraham Lincoln had to say about nativists
In the 19th century, American politics was briefly dominated by a small but determined group of people who detested foreigners. The pace of immigration in the 1850s had reached a level that was five times higher than it was the previous decade, mostly of Catholic laborers from Ireland and Germany, causing…
Quartz
Dads are now facing a conflict between kids and career that women have had for decades
It’s an equation all working families must balance: time at work (and income) on one side; time with loved ones on the other. According to new research from the UK, those who feel they’re getting it wrong are in the majority, and and fathers are particularly struggling. Dads under 35 were more likely…
Zero Hedge
Key Events In The Coming Week: Trump Inauguration, Davos, Theresa May, ECB, China GDP
The week ahead promises to be a full one, with a plethora of events coming up. The Word Economic Forum in Davos could generate some headlines, with particular focus on Chinese President Xi Jinping, who will be the first Chinese president to attend. Tuesday brings Theresa May’s long-awaited Brexit speech,…
Loudwire
Skid Row Officially Name ZP Theart as New Vocalist
Watch as Skid Row’s Rachel Bolan announced to a concert crowd that ZP Theart is officially their new vocalist. Continue reading…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Mark Hamill Returns As Joker Trump
When Mark Hamill first read a Donald Trump Tweet as the Joker we were optimistic that more would follow. We were not disappointed. As you’ll see, the world’s supervillians have a common enemy: Meryl Streep. Am I the ONLY one man enough to confront this #OverratedFlunkyLoser without resorting…
The Gadget Flow
Gerber BabyNes Baby Formula Dispenser
Ensure your baby is getting enough nutrients with the Gerber BabyNes Baby Formula Dispenser. Sitting on your countertop, this machine dispenses food for your baby in less than a minute. The mixture features precise measurements with water and produces thorough mixture to reduce powder bubbles. The BabyNes…
The Gadget Flow
Movie Maker Set Electronic Sliding Track
Deliver only the best quality when you use the Movie Maker Set Electronic Sliding Track from Grip Gear. Compatible with most smartphones as well as action cameras and DSLRs, this device gives you shake-free recording of any scene. Using the remote, you can glide your device along the track to follow…
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.
Design Milk
Refined And Elevated Homewares From Lee Walsh
Lee Walsh is a UK-based designer who focuses on one central theme, “Form Follows Construction.” His work embodies this consciously and unconsciously, where the “how” is what defines an object during its creation. With this, Lee reconfigures everyday expectations of structure and form into…
The Manual
Giveaway: Lab Series New Maxellence Line is Made from a Meteorite
LAB SERIES has tapped deep-space technology to create a new line of skincare products – The MAXELLENCE collection. The post Giveaway: Lab Series New Maxellence Line is Made from a Meteorite appeared first on The Manual.
VICE News
Trump praises Brexit and slams NATO in his first European interview since election
President-elect Donald Trump has granted his first interview to the European media since his election and used the opportunity to call the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) “obsolete,” float the idea of reduced sanctions against Russia, call Brexit “a great thing”, and suggest that more European…
Slashdot
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Warns Against ‘Hubris’ Amid AI Growth
Microsoft and its competitors should eschew artificial intelligence systems that replace people instead of maximizing their time, CEO Satya Nadella said in an interview on Monday. From the report: “The fundamental need of every person is to be able to use their time more effectively, not to say, ‘let…
Digital Trends
The truth about why the Galaxy Note 7 exploded is coming
The truth about how and why the Galaxy Note 7 turned into such a fiery, spectacular failure is about to become known. Samsung will reveal the results of its investigation into the doomed device on January 23, detailing what caused the device to overheat and in some cases, burst into flame. It’ll put…
Architizer
The Art of Rendering: 10 Essential Cutout and Texture Resources For Your Architectural Visualizations
Alex Hogrefe is the creator of Visualizing Architecture, a blog dedicated to educating people in the art of architectural visualization. He is also part of rendering studio Design Distill, generating unique and compelling illustrations for architects around the world. Architecture visualization…
The Gadget Flow
AirVisual NODE Smart Air Monitor
Stay informed about the air around you with the AirVisual NODE Smart Air Monitor. Detecting everything from bacteria to CO2, you’ll receive real-time updates right to your device. With these alerts, you can make instant changes in your home to ensure the air your family is breathing is the best. Complete…
The Gadget Flow
MOOST Aluminum Apple Pencil Charging Stand
Keep your utensil in reach even while charging with the MOOST Aluminum Apple Pencil Charging Stand. Providing a sturdy base, this device recharges your pencil in effortless style. Featuring an all-over aluminum design, this stand is perfect for any desktop. Because it’s so compact, you can easily take…
The Gadget Flow
Ikepod Minimalist Leather Wallet
Hit the street in style when you carry the Ikepod Minimalist Leather Wallet. Offering full functionality, this wallet is surprisingly thin to easily slide into your pocket. Available in Slate, Java, and Black, the Ikepod Leather Wallet is a seamless addition to any wardrobe or style. In addition to the…
The Gadget Flow
Helixot XO 6.2 Waterproof Backpack
Go about your adventures with peace of mind with the Helixot XO 6.2 Waterproof Backpack. Going beyond the standard waterproof standards, this bag is actually fully submersible. Designed to carry your personal items and devices, you can rest (or swim) assured that everything will remain dry. Rather than…
The Gadget Flow
Wherever Water Cucumber Water Bottle
Enjoy the benefits of infused water with the Wherever Water Cucumber Water Bottle by Full Circle. This ingenious design allows for the fullest flavors from cucumber in your water. At the top of this water bottle is a removable spiral cutter. Simply place the cut cucumber in this mechanism and screw to…
The Gadget Flow
Royole Moon 3D Virtual Mobile Theater
Slip away to another land with the Royole Moon 3D Virtual Mobile Theater. Using an advanced AMOLED display, this device produces a virtual 800-inch curved screen right before your eyes. This display features an HD 1080p resolution with over 3000ppi. Even those with prescription glasses can go without…
The Gadget Flow
Stages Hero Headphones And Sidekick Tabletop Products
Stages has created two augmented listening devices that provide a new level of choice and personalization to transform everyday auditory experiences. Both the Hero headphones and Sidekick tabletop product contain Stages’ patented technology to narrowly identify and capture desired incoming voices and…
MakeUseOf
How to Turn Your PC Into a Game Console
You’ve got a game console, but you really want to play the games on your PC through your TV. Or perhaps you can’t afford a new console, and want to kick back in the living room with your favorite PC shooter. Either way, you can’t. After all, your PC is not a game console, is it? It’s not like it supports…
Acquire
A. Lange & Söhne’s Tourbograph Perpetual “Pour le Mérite” is classic watchmaking in its ultimate form
684 pieces of watchmaking perfection.The A. Lange & Söhne Tourbograph Perpetual “Pour le Mérite” knows a couple things about bringing complicated watches to fruition. Their latest is one of their most complex yet and has a movement that features a staggering 684 components. All those pieces come…
Lifehacker
Base Your Pride On Your Effort, Not Natural Talent, to Avoid Arrogance
Park your pride car on Effort Street.There’s a blurry line between pride and arrogance, but there are a few ways you can avoid the trap of arrogance. When you’re judging your own value, avoid looking at intrinsic talent and instead focus on effort.As author Jessica Tracy writes in her book Take Pride:…
Gizmodo
NASA’s New App is ‘The Sims’ in Space, With Plants
As a life-long, avid Sims player, I was pretty excited to hear about NASA Science Investigations: Plant Growth. Released last month, the educational app lets you zoom around the International Space Station (ISS), complete various astronaut tasks, and even interact with a fellow astronaut. Most importantly,…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
EPA upholds clean car standards through 2025
Last week, the US Environmental Protection Agency made the official decision to keep in place a set of 2012 fuel efficiency rules, requiring car and truck manufacturers to continue improving vehicles through 2025. The ultimate goal of the regulations is to have cars and light-duty trucks on the market…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Royal Dutch estate to be transformed as new Eden greenhouse project
A former palace of the Dutch Royal Family will soon be redeveloped as an experimental garden and greenhouse which will take visitors on an interactive expedition through spectacular landscapes. Mecanoo designed the plan for Eden Soestdijk in partnership with the Eden Soestdijk foundation, Eden Project…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
OMA gets green light for their first major public building in the UK
Move over London—Manchester has gotten one step closer to bringing more of the arts to the north of England. City councilors just gave the green light to the Rem Koolhaas-designed arts center, the Factory, a £110 million project that will also mark OMA’s first major public building in the United Kingdom….
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Heroic dolphins could save critically endangered porpoise from extinction
We all need a little help from our friends. Seal Team 6, a squad of dolphins trained by the US Navy to locate undersea mines and other submerged objects, may be the last, best chance of survival for vaquitas, a species of porpoise and the world’s most endangered marine mammal. The team of superhero cetaceans…
Mashable
This sponge-like material is the strongest and lightest ever known
Graphene, an ultra-thin sheet of carbon, was discovered in 2004, becoming the strongest material ever known. Now scientists have found a way to transform it from its natural two-dimensional shape into a stable three-dimensional form. This new form is 10 times stronger than steel. Read more…More about…
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The ‘Hidden Figures’ of NASA’s Early Years and the Woman Who Told Their Story
The golden age of American space exploration is emblematized by figures like Mercury Seven pioneer John Glenn, Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, and the steel-nerved flight director Gene Kranz, who led the effort to bring the Apollo 13 crew safely home to Earth.But for every man who returned from space…
WSJ.com: US Business
Central Banks Drop Their Bazookas
A range of forces—including political blowback, whiffs of inflation, stirrings of fiscal stimulus and worries that the policies themselves may backfire—are pressing central-bank chiefs to push short-term interest rates no lower.
WSJ.com: US Business
Fed Officials See Less Need for Government Stimulus
Federal Reserve officials increasingly say they don’t see a need for stimulative government tax and spending programs to boost short-term economic growth, reversing their stance during and after the Great Recession.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Religious involvement lessens likelihood of owning a handgun
Americans who are more involved in religious congregations are less likely to own handguns, according to a new study by Wake Forest University sociologist David Yamane.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study finds brain locale of metamemory in macaque monkeys
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with the University of Tokyo School of Medicine has found strong evidence for the location in the brain of metamemory in macaque monkeys. In their paper published in the journal Science, the team describes their three-pronged approach to search for the location and what…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Small long-serving satellite observes ammonia emission from the center of our galaxy
(Phys.org)—Completing its 16th year in orbit, a small Swedish astrophysics and aeronomy satellite named “Odin” has proven that it is still capable of carrying out important observations of space. The spacecraft has lately observed ammonia (NH3) emissions from an astronomical radio source known as Sagittarius…
Dornob
Infinite Possibilities: Multi-Purpose NOOK Fits a Whole Room into a Twin Bed
The modular room-within-a-room concept has really taken off over the last few years,…
Financial Times
Biden tries to reassure Ukraine about US support
Kiev concerned about policy switch towards Moscow and backs continued sanctions
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
The New York Post: Donald Trump, Martin Luther King III to meet, spokesman says
King III has called on Trump to expand voting rights.
9to5Mac
Apple commemorates Martin Luther King Jr Day by devoting homepage to photo & quote
Apple is commemorating Martin Luther King Jr Day by devoting its homepage to a full-page photo and quote. Commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights. You will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country, and a finer world to live in. Tim Cook also tweeted in…
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French politicians turn to YouTube as presidential race heats up
French politicians are increasingly turning to social media as the 2017 presidential race heats up, with YouTube being the latest frontier explored by rival camps. FRANCE 24 asked French political vlogger Jean Massiet to grade the performances.
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
Pro-EU Macron surges in French election polls
Once seen as a wild card in France’s increasingly unpredictable presidential campaign, former economy minister Emmanuel Macron, an independent who has never held elected office, is gaining seemingly unstoppable momentum on a strong pro-EU platform.
RollingStone.com: Music
Hear Skrillex Reunite With From First to Last on ‘Make War’
Sonny “Skrillex” Moore celebrated his 29th birthday Sunday with a surprise for fans as the EDM producer reunited with his former emo outfit From First to Last for a new track titled “Make War.”According to the group, “Sonny co-wrote the track in addition to lending his vocals and production skills for…
RT – Daily news
Line of duty: Drug abuse in the British Armed Forces on the rise
The British military has seen a 30 percent spike in personnel caught and expelled from the ranks for using illicit substances, according to new figures. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gigaom
Report: Hybrid application design: balancing cloud-based and edge-based mobile data
Our library of 1700 research reports is available only to our subscribers. We occasionally release ones for our larger audience to benefit from. This is one such report. If you would like access to our entire library, please subscribe here. Subscribers will have access to our 2017 editorial calendar,…
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James Cameron producing history of sci-fi series for AMC
AMC is producing a six-part series on the history of science fiction in collaboration with one of its most prolific modern purveyors, James Cameron. Tentatively titled James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction, it will examine the history of science fiction from the early days of H. G. Wells and Jules…
Bloomberg
Mays Speech Ambiguity Fuels Disquiet in Volatile U.K. Markets
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IMF Upgrades China 2017 Growth Forecast to 6.5%, Warns on Debt
Bloomberg
IMF Assumes Only a Modest U.S. Boost From Trump Stimulus for Now
Bloomberg
IMF Raises U.K. Growth Forecast for 2017, Reversing Previous Cut
Bloomberg
IMF Slashes Saudi Arabia Growth Forecast on Lower Oil Production
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Ingenious antismoking billboard coughs at smokers – CNET
Commentary: In Sweden, a billboard looks normal. Until a smoker walks by, that is.
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Comeback kids: Nokia goes low while BlackBerry aims high — for now – CNET
Ten years ago, Nokia and BlackBerry were the hottest names in phones. Now, both are struggling to live another year.
RT – Daily news
Beware Putin’s ‘kompromat plot’, ex-Foreign Office minister warns Boris Johnson
The Kremlin may be plotting against UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and top diplomats, possibly by collecting compromising details on them, a former FCO minister claims, fanning the flames of ‘Russian influence’ hysteria already ablaze in the US. Read Full Article at RT.com
Financial Times
Lower-tier Chinese cities to drive auto demand
FT Confidential Research data predict rising sales, though tax increase will drag
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Turkish Airline Boeing 747 Cargo Plane Crash In Kyrgyzstan Kills More Than 30
A cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, the Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday.
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Today’s News: Jan. 16, 2017
—President-elect Donald Trump told The Washington Post his plan to replace the Affordable Care Act will include “insurance for everybody,” adding he will force drug-makers to  negotiate with the government on Medicare and Medicaid prices.—Trump’s description of NATO as “obsolete” has prompted Angela…
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Moon view from the ISS
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Kohler Real Rain Shower
“The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So we sat in the house all that cold, cold, wet day.” Forget Seuss, Kohler’s ceiling-mountable Real Rain water delivery system lets you experience the exhilaration of a warm summer storm in your shower and in the privacy of your own home. Kohler engineers…
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Beijing lingerie factory by Crossboundaries encourages workers to spend time outside
A+Awards: Architizer A+Award-winning studio Crossboundaries has created a canyon through the middle of this production facility for a Chinese lingerie brand, which employees can enjoy on their breaks. Read more
NYT > Business Day
All in Wording: Job Disconnect: Male Applicants, Feminine Language
Listings for most fast-growing jobs use feminine language, which has been statistically shown to deter men.
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Deutsche Bank Switches Off Text Messaging
Deutsche Bank has banned text messages and communication apps such as WhatsApp on company-issued phones in an effort to improve compliance standards. From a report: The functionality will be switched off this quarter, chief regulatory officer Sylvie Matherat and chief operating officer Kim Hammonds told…
NYT > Business Day
Trump Attacks BMW and Mercedes, but Auto Industry Is a Complex Target
The globalized trade in vehicles, in which Detroit owns European brands and German cars come from Alabama, could make it hard to raise barriers.
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Microbes could survive thin air of Mars
Microbes that rank among the simplest and most ancient organisms on Earth could survive the extremely thin air of Mars, a new study finds.
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The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder finally hits the big-data highway
You know how long it takes to pack the car to go on holidays. But there’s a moment when you’re all in, everyone has their seatbelt on, you pull out of the drive and you’re off.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos?
A couple of times a year, the UK is presented with the competing emotions of seeing children bouncing off the walls with excitement and the dread of the chaotic morning commute. It is snowing.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
UV light for producing customized surfaces
Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a new process to structure surfaces and to apply or detach functional molecules. They use UV light for the formation or breaking of so-called disulfide bridges, i.e. bonds of sulfur atoms. Both photodynamic reactions allow for a temporally…
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A stone, skip and a hop away from saving a bay
In Victoria’s Port Phillip Bay, commercial and environmental interests can live in harmony, just like the vast variety of organisms that inhabit the bay’s spectacular rocky reefs.
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Study finds links between swearing and honesty
It’s long been associated with anger and coarseness but profanity can have another, more positive connotation. Psychologists have learned that people who frequently curse are being more honest. Writing in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science a team of researchers from the Netherlands,…
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How to reuse materials from trash
Most people can agree that it would be more sustainable to reuse materials in the trash that we throw away to make new products. Even though, it’s not that much of the waste that is being used again. What is it that makes recovering resources from waste so difficult? In the doctoral thesis “Designing…
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Mars Curiosity rolls up to potential new meteorite
Rolling up the slopes of Mt. Sharp recently, NASA’s Curiosity rover appears to have stumbled across yet another meteorite, its third since touching down nearly four and a half years ago. While not yet confirmed, the turkey-shaped object has a gray, metallic luster and a lightly-dimpled texture that hints…
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Nanoparticle exposure can awaken dormant viruses in the lungs
Nanoparticles from combustion engines can activate viruses that are dormant in in lung tissue cells. This is the result of a study by researchers of Helmholtz Zentrum München, a partner in the German Center for Lung Research (DZL), which has now been published in the journal ‘Particle and Fibre Toxicology’.
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First color image from the joint UK and Algeria CubeSat Mission
AlSat Nano, which was designed and built at the University of Surrey in just 18 months, has captured and downloaded its first full colour image—a step forward in demonstrated UK nanosatellite capability.
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Imposing ‘meaningful work’ leads to staff burnout
Strategies to boost staff performance and morale by manipulating our desire for meaningful work often achieve the opposite – damaging organisations and alienating employees – a new study suggests.
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Oslo temporarily bars diesel cars to combat pollution
Oslo will ban diesel cars from the road for at least two days this week in a bid to combat rising air pollution, angering some motorists after they were urged to buy diesel cars a few years ago.
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UK experts warn of Trump climate science clampdown
More than 100 of Britain’s top climate scientists on Monday urged Prime Minister Theresa May to press US President-elect Donald Trump to safeguard government-led research on global warming.
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Graphene photodetector enhanced by fractal golden ‘snowflake’
(Phys.org)—Researchers have found that a snowflake-like fractal design, in which the same pattern repeats at smaller and smaller scales, can increase graphene’s inherently low optical absorption. The results lead to graphene photodetectors with an order-of-magnitude increase in photovoltage, along with…
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Presumed young star turns out to be a galactic senior citizen
49 Lib, a relatively bright star in the southern sky, is 12 billion years old rather than just 2.3 billion. For many decades, researchers were stumped by conflicting data pertaining to this celestial body, because they had estimated it as much younger than it really is. Determining its age anew, astronomers…
RT – Daily news
Trump’s offer of quick post-Brexit trade deal welcomed by Downing Street
In his very first interview with the British press, US President-elect Donald Trump revealed the UK has a “special place” in his heart and that he believes the country will flourish after Brexit. Read Full Article at RT.com
HolyCool.net
Vinci Smart 3D Headphones
Introducing the Vinci Smart 3D Headphones. Equipped with voice recognition and artificial intelligence, these headphones do so much more than pump out beautifully tuned audio. Working as a standalone HiFi music player, the Vinci Smart Headphones have 32GB of on-board storage as well as active noise…
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Papagayo Skinny Knife
Simple yet effective.
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Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin Calls Patriots ‘A-Holes’ … We Spotted Them a Day-and-a-Half! (VIDEO)
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin called the Patriots a bunch of “assholes” during a locker room speech to his team … a speech he didn’t know Antonio Brown was streaming out on Facebook Live!!!
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Save 58% On This Qi-Compatible Wireless Charging Stand! [Deals]
For a limited time the fast charging Qi-Compatible Wireless Charging Stand is on sale in our Nerd Approved Deals Store for only $28.98 (58% off)! Samsung smartphone users are going to love having this charging stand at their bedside tables. Delivering a charge 50% faster than any standard wireless…
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Swiss Watchmaker Adds Cheese to Make Swiss-Made Great Again
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Wayne State Professor Awarded NSF I-Corps Grant to Enhance Nanowire Gas Sensors
Guangzhao Mao, Ph.D., chair and professor of chemical engineering in the College of Engineering at Wayne State University, was recently awarded a $50,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant from the…
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Golden mystery solved
Gold is prized for its preciousness and as a conductor in electronics, but it is also important in scientific experimentation.
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The second most wanted fugitive by the FBI can be moved up one spot on the list [Spiffy]
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Russian football fans detained in France during Euro 2016 to be deported
Two Russian football fans jailed in France over mass disorder at the 2016 UEFA European Championship will be extradited to their homeland on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mashable
This viral photo of lemons could save your life
LONDON — We might be familiar with the signs of breast cancer, but when it comes to identifying visual symptoms in our own breasts, it’s not quite so easy.  SEE ALSO: A breast cancer survivor is using stunning body art to reclaim her body Designer Corrine Ellsworth Beaumont has launched a campaign…
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Packers Fan Brutally Stomped Out At Cowboys Stadium (VIDEO)
9:10 AM PT — A rep for the Arlington PD says they made 10 arrests at Sunday night’s game. Two people were arrested for disorderly conduct for fighting, but cops aren’t sure if those arrests were related to the brawl shown in the videos.Here’s some…
Financial Times
Wary Syrian rebels agree to join peace talks
Turkey and Russia put pressure on groups weakened after loss of Aleppo
Kinja Co-Op
Anker’s Newest Wall Charger Is Also a PowerCore Battery Pack
Anker makes your favorite battery packs, and some of the most popular USB chargers on the market, so it makes perfect sense that they’d combine the two into a single product: The PowerCore Fusion.Read more…
Forbes – Markets
Mohnish Pabrai’s Approach To Beating The Market
Since inception, Mohnish Pabrai has beat the stock market by triple digit returns. What was the key to his success?
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Getting out of Auto: Understanding Aperture
If you want to get creative with your photography, and out of that all-too-tempting automatic mode, you’ll need to get your head around a few key settings. We’ve already looked at ISO, and now it’s the turn of aperture. Here we explain what aperture is, how it works, and what impact changing…
Architecture Lab
Home Renovation for the elderly
Home renovations often center on upgrading the kitchen cabinets or selecting a new paint color for the bedroom, but as long as you are at it, a well-thought The post Home Renovation for the elderly appeared first on Architecture Lab.
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Letter From Birmingham Jail
While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling our present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom, if ever, do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all of the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would be engaged…
Design Milk
uuio Gives a New Spin on a Child’s Bed
Recently launched uuio is a German brand with goals to design high quality furniture and toys for kids. Instead of going straight to modern with their work, they’ve chosen to combine classic and contemporary elements with the best materials and craftsmanship. Of their designs, the VII bed…
Zero Hedge
Is Tolerance A One-Way Street?
Submitted by Douglass Murray via The Gatestone Institute, When just about every other magazine in the free world fails to uphold the values of free speech and the right to caricature and offend, who could expect a group of cartoonists and writers who have already paid such a high price to keep holding…
Zero Hedge
Angry Germany Slams Trump Criticism: Urges US To “Build Better Cars”, Accuses Washington Of Causing Refugee Crisis
An angry Berlin has responded with a staunch defense of its policies after President-elect Donald Trump criticized German Chancellor Angela Merkel in two separate Sunday interviews, one with Germany’s Bild and one with the Sunday Times, for her stance during the refugee crisis while threatening a 35%…
The Manual
Mack Weldon Wants You to Start The New Year Fresh by Recycling Your Old Underwear
It’s good for the earth and the economy. The post Mack Weldon Wants You to Start The New Year Fresh by Recycling Your Old Underwear appeared first on The Manual.
Digital Trends
Aiming to prove its mettle, Lexus will race its RC F GT3 in both Japan and the U.S.
Lexus unveiled a racing version of its RC F coupe, called the RC F GT3, early last year, but the car is only now getting to turn a wheel in anger. The RC F GT3 will get its first taste of competition in 2017, in two different race series on opposite sides of the world. As previously discussed by Lexus,…
RT – Daily news
Iran shoots at drone flying over central Tehran
Iranian anti-aircraft troops fired shots at a drone as it was flying over central Tehran on Monday, the governor of Tehran Province was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency. A similar incident happened in December. Read Full Article at RT.com
Physics News
BAE Systems’ military spy laser could snoop on enemies
BAE Systems is developing the Laser Developed Atmospheric Lens (LDAL), which uses a directed energy laser alongside a lens system, at its base in Lincolnshire.
Physics News
Computational modeling reveals anatomical distribution of drag on downhill skiers
Minimizing air resistance and friction with snow is key to elite performance in downhill skiing. Experiments in wind tunnels have revealed the total drag experienced by skiers, but have not …
Physics News
Protein research—the computer as microscope
Physics News
Light source discovery ‘challenges basic assumption’ of physics
A widely held understanding of electromagnetic radiation has been challenged in newly published research led at the University of Strathclyde.
Scientific American Content: Global
Coral Bleaching is Killing Reefs. Is the Answer a Great Migration?
A spectacular submersible plunge reveals potential havens for organisms from hotter water — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Architizer
NYC This Week: SO – IL partners at Syracuse University and the Women in Architecture Party at Fisher & Paykel Showroom
Architecture and design–related events happening in New York City this week (January 16 to January 22), handpicked by the editors at Architizer
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Nest will sell its smart home products in more European countries
There have been a lot of questions around what the future of Alphabet-owned Nest will be now that Google has stepped firmly into the smart home market, but in the near term Nest continues to ship its home monitoring products. The company just said it would be selling its products in more European countries,…
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Liger LED Wireless Puck Lights w/ Remote Control (6-Pack) $19.99
Liger LED Wireless Puck Lights w/ Remote Control (6-Pack) $19.99
Gizmodo
4 Computer Security Threats You Might Not Be Protecting Against
Most of us know the drill of getting an antivirus program up and running or relying on the built-in security protections that come with our computers, but there are some less well-known threats that it’s important to look out for too. Here’s how to stay safe.Read more…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
solarwave 64 catamaran luxury solar powered yacht for eco-friendly adventures
having spent over five years testing the solar-technology, the first ‘solarwave 64’ is finally voyaging and redefining ecotourism. The post solarwave 64 catamaran luxury solar powered yacht for eco-friendly adventures appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
MakeUseOf
7 Awesome Travel Networks That Will Surprise You
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” — Saint Augustine of Hippo. Love or hate this quote, travel is indeed one of the greatest ways to get to know the world (and yourself). If you haven’t experienced wanderlust yet, remember that travel can be one of the most life-changing…
Architectural Record
Prominent Structural Engineer Peter Petkoff Dies at 98
Peter P. Petkoff, a structural engineer who helped realize the visions of famed architects Eero Saarinen and Minoru Yamasaki, died Jan. 9 at age 98 of vascular complications.
BBC News – World
Sweden midwives offer training for car births
Midwives in Solleftea are preparing for the closure of the town’s maternity ward.
Bloomberg
Portugal Bonds Falter as ECB Running Out of Eligible Debt to Buy
Bloomberg
House Party Soon Over in Sweden as Rates Stick, Nordea Predicts
Bloomberg
Canada Home Prices End 2016 With Slowest Gain in Two Years
Modern Interior Design & Furniture – Decoist
Raw Minimalism Laced with Splashes of Color: House in Sierosław
The idea of an inviting family house and minimal style generally do not go hand-in-hand. It seems like a conflicting design idea where one negates the other. Yet, this ingenious family residence in Sieroslaw, Poland showcases precisely this blend of contrasting ideas thanks to innovative design from…
TechCrunch
PBS KIDS debuts a new channel and live TV service, available via web and mobile
 The way children watch TV is changing – shifting away from the big screen in the living room to tablets and other mobile devices. In order to better cater to the needs of this more digital audience, PBS has now launched a new 24/7 TV channel, PBS KIDS, which is available on television through PBS member…
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Super Hi- Vision Will Amaze the World
Up to now talk was about 4K technologies but it will change when Super Hi –Vision to hit the market.
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CrazyHorseCraft iPhone 7 Leather Case
This handmade leather case adds a lot of classic charm to your iPhone instantly. Made for the iPhone 7, this snap-on case is made from soft natural leather with microfiber lining to protect your phone from the inside as well as the outside. Buy it here The post CrazyHorseCraft iPhone 7 Leather Case…
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US Marines land in Norway, signaling departure from post-WW2 commitment to Russia
Almost 300 US Marines from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, arrived in Norway on Monday. The deployment signals a departure from the NATO member’s decades-old policy of not hosting foreign troops on its soil. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Mark Zuckerberg will testify in Oculus VR lawsuit this week
Mark Zuckerberg is heading to a Dallas court to testify in an ongoing lawsuit filed against Oculus, the VR company Facebook purchased for $2.3 billion. ZeniMax, the parent company of Doom developer id Software, claims that Oculus CTO John Carmack took its intellectual property when he left the company…
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New atmospheric detector technology demonstrated on a CubeSat
The GEO-CAPE ROIC In- Flight Performance Experiment (GRIFEX) CubeSat was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Saturday, January 31, 2015, as an auxiliary payload to the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission.
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SpaceX Falcon 9 comes roaring back to life with dramatically successful Iridium fleet launch and ocean ship landing
SpaceX Falcon 9 comes roaring back to life with dramatically successful Iridium fleet launch and ocean ship landing
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Mapping the skies for Earth-like exoplanets
EU scientists have helped to confirm the existence of Earth-like exoplanets and issued weather reports from planets 1 000 light years away.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Critics outraged by UK plan to build 1.8 mile tunnel under Stonehenge
One of Britain’s most well-known archaeological landmarks, Stonehenge, could soon have a tunnel passing beneath it. The government unveiled plans for a
The Awesomer
Weird Al: Squeeze Box
Price: $200-$475  | Buy | LinkThe ultimate collection for fans of the ultimate parody songwriter. Get all 14 of “Weird Al” Yankovic’s studio albumns on CD or Vinyl, packed inside of an accordion case along with a 100-page collector’s book. Upgraded sets include lots of extra goodies. More Awesome…
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Japan just tried to launch the world’s smallest orbital rocket
JAXA This weekend Japan tried to launch a 3kg cubesat into orbit aboard its multi-stage, SS-520 rocket. Were it to have succeeded, the SS-520 would have become the smallest rocket to ever deliver a payload…
BBC News – World
New phone battery has ‘fire extinguisher’
Flames from an exploding battery were put out in less than half a second during tests.
BBC News – World
Gambians flee ahead of Barrow ‘inauguration’
A worker at The Gambia’s main port tells the BBC thousands of people are leaving every day, fearing “war”.
TechSpot
Amazon asks FCC for permission to test mysterious wireless comms tech in Washington
It seems that Amazon is working on another secretive major project. According to documents discovered by Business Insider, the online retail giant has asked the FCC for permission to test experimental wireless technology in two separate locations: Seattle and Kennewick, Washington.
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China Orders App Stores To Join Register
China’s internet regulator has ordered mobile app stores to register themselves with it immediately. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said the move would help “promote the healthy and orderly development of the mobile internet.” From a report on BBC: Most smartphones in the country run Android,…
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Don’t worry, robots and AI won’t take your job: Well, at least not all of it
Automation probably won’t lead to massive unemployment, but governments will still need to prepare for major upheaval, according to a new study.
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Nokia will reveal its ‘next exciting chapter’ at MWC 2017
Stop the presses! Light the beacons! Alert the elders! Nokia will return to MWC 2017 for its ‘next exciting chapter’ next month, and we’re hoping that means some shiny new smartphones.HMD, the firm which now owns the Nokia phones brand, has sent out “save the date” invites for its launch event on February…
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Five Generations Show Up for WWII Veteran’s 100th Birthday. ” All Russell Halchak of Nanticoke wanted for his birthday were some scratch-off tickets. When you’re 100 years old, you’ve got all the gifts you really want” [Sappy]
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MLK’s daughter tweets heart-felt tribute on his birthday
On Sunday, what would have been Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 88th birthday, his daughter, Bernice, tweeted a heart-felt tribute, honoring the civil rights icon and sharing an image of her standing with the monument to her father. SEE ALSO: Thanks to Trump, Rep. John Lewis is dominating Amazon’s bestsellers…
RT – Daily news
Crimean authorities accuse Ukraine regime of human rights violations in new resolution
The Crimean State Committee for Inter-Ethnic relations has prepared a draft resolution detailing numerous violations of human rights committed in the republic by the Kiev regime before it seceded from Ukraine and voted to join the Russian Federation. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The Wizard of Lies
In 2009, the man behind the largest Ponzi scheme in history was sentenced to 150 years in prison — the maximum allowed under the law. Over a period of decades,…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
Metal Injection
FROM FIRST TO LAST Reunites With SKRILLEX As Frontman, New Song Out Now
Are you stoked? The post FROM FIRST TO LAST Reunites With SKRILLEX As Frontman, New Song Out Now appeared first on Metal Injection.
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Cabinet Nominees Will Face Scrutiny On Climate And Education Policy This Week
Confirmation hearings scheduled before Inauguration Day including Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos and Scott Pruitt, nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.(Image credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Newswise: SciNews
Undergrads Lend a Hand in Unlocking Universe’s Secrets
Students from California join in cutting-edge research at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva.
Zero Hedge
“Hell Week II: The Revenge” Threatens Unrestrained Election Rejection
This article by David Haggith was first published on The Great Recession Blog: Late in 2016, I predicted the week after the election would be hell week as people revolted against the election results, and it was so. First, the mainstream media stared into living rooms in shock and awe as they reported…
Zero Hedge
Trump Promises “Insurance For Everybody” In Obamacare Repeal
Just two days after both the House and Senate passed a budget resolution clearing the way to repeal and replace Obamacare, the President-elect has told the Washington Post that his replacement bill is nearly complete and envisions “insurance for everybody.”  Although no specific timeline was given for…
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When Marilyn Manson seems to be the most “normal”, and everyone else sounds insane.
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What good idea doesn’t work because people are shitty?
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The elevator in my building got lost.
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“Hey, wait up!”
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Lego set price as a function of the number of included pieces [OC]
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MARSHMALLOW CROSSBOW
The Marshmallow Crossbow is the tastiest way to take a bullet, it harmlessly shoots marshmallows as the ammo as far as 60 feet away with incredible accuracy! Handmade in Vancouver and with a clean, modern design this substantial wooden toy can easily be assembled and disassembled with no tools required…
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MCQUEENS MOTORCYCLES
McQueen?s Motorcycles is a new book that focuses on the bikes raced and collected by the king of cool himself, Steve McQueen. The book takes a close look at the unique rides in McQueen?s classic bike collection valued in the millions of dollars, it includes Harley-Davidson, Indian, Triumph, Brough Superior,…
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TreePod Camper is a new offer on the suspended tents market, this one makes it possible to sleep two adults, with a combined weight of 500 pounds, with two separate access doors and a mesh wall to assure some privacy inside if that?s important, you can also keep them open to allow some airflow. One of…
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Cool Hunting
Miami Beach’s Faena District: A hotel, forum, shopping center and more for the cultured traveler
Occupying a stretch of beachfront land from 32nd to 36th Streets in Miami Beach (and reaching from the Atlantic Ocean to Indian Creek Drive), the Faena District comprises a series of architecturally captivating buildings, each with its own carefully…… Continue…
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The Wall Street Journal: Demand for colored diamonds rockets as investors hunt for returns
Prices for pink diamonds are at a record, driven higher by investors who are hoping the hot market stays hot, many of whom have been disappointed by returns from other assets
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Virtual Autopsies Help Shed Light on Possible Child Abuse
On TV, autopsies can be gory affairs, but in real life, radiology techniques are being increasingly used to conduct post-mortem investigations that are less slice-and-dice, more scan-and-shoot.These less invasive procedures can be especially useful in sensitive situations. And few situations are more…
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LG is very proud that the G6 doesn’t catch fire
What do you think the LG G6’s tentpole feature will be? The extra-tall display? The slicker, not-so-modular design? Nope. If you ask LG right now, it’s about… not blowing up. The company tells the Korea Herald that it will “significantly improve” the safety of the G6, no doubt in a bid to court…
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‘I Am The Trump Of Hollywood’
In his first interview in 10 years, and with a loaded gun on the coffee table, Jon Peters opens up about voting for Donald — kept secret from “love of his life” Barbra Streisand — his feud with Peter Guber and how it feels to collect huge paychecks on Superman movies for doing nothing.
Digg Top Stories
The Books Obama Read
In an interview seven days before leaving office, Mr. Obama talked about the role books have played during his presidency and throughout his life.
SlashGear
Tesla’s latest cars are getting Autopilot HW2 this week
Tesla has begun pushing out its newest version of Autopilot to its latest-hardware cars, though drivers shouldn’t expect to actually be able to use the tech initially. The roll-out is being delivered over-the-air, as is Tesla‘s standard practice, taking advantage of the connected cars’ integrated modems….
BuzzFeed – Longform
Before The Gold Rush: The Legendary Decorator Who Tried To Make Trump Tower Tasteful
So you’ve been elected president. You’ll soon be living in a landmark mansion that’s been home to some of the greatest leaders in our nation’s history. You’re busy, challenged, stressed — but you’re thrilled to be moving to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Unless you’re Donald Trump.The president-elect has…
NYT > Business Day
Yellow Cab, Long a Fixture of City Life, Is for Many a Thing of the Past
Facing growing competition from ride-hailing apps, taxis are struggling to remain relevant to a generation of digital-minded New Yorkers.
WSJ.com: US Business
Vietnam Opens Door Wider to Foreign Investors With Planned Power Sale
The government in Hanoi is looking to sell a significant stake in PetroVietnam Power Corp., the latest effort by the Communist nation to open up its economy.
WSJ.com: US Business
China Kia Dealers Seek Auto Maker’s Help as Inventories Grow
More than 100 Kia Motors dealers in China are seeking $343 million in compensation from the auto maker and a slowdown in shipments as they grapple with high inventories.
WSJ.com: US Business
Companies Examine Moving Production to U.S. Ahead of Tax Code Overhaul
Companies are increasingly exploring the economics of moving production to the U.S., as an overhaul of the U.S. tax code looms and President-elect Donald Trump calls out their peers for expanding abroad.
WSJ.com: US Business
Trump Comments Hit Shares in German Car Companies
Shares in German auto companies tumbled  after the U.S. President-elect singled out BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen, threatening to impose a 35% import tariff on their exports from Mexican plants to the U.S.
WSJ.com: US Business
Online Consignment Shops Clean Up After the Holidays
Secondhand retailers like Swap.com say the volume of merchandise they handle is growing rapidly.
WSJ.com: US Business
For Shale Drillers, Rising Oil Prices Come With Rising Costs
U.S. shale drillers that proved resilient during the oil downturn face a new test in 2017: Can they make money producing more now that prices have stabilized?
Computerworld
Make great movies fast on your iPad with iMovie Trailers
iPad users enjoy a powerful tool for creative self-expression on the fly, ‘iMovie Trailers’. These ready to use video creation templates are incredibly useful if you want to make short, punchy movies fast. So what are they and how do you use them?Movies for the rest of us If you’ve used iMovie (which…
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Researchers identify 4 basic personality types
Study on human behavior finds 90% of the population falls into 4 categories; researchers say results are useful for negotiating or for when people need to help each other.
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Filming A See-Through Engine In Super Slow Motion Is The Best Way To See How Internal Combustion Works
Chances are you’ve seen a diagram or an animation of how an internal combustion engine works. But seeing how a real one works at 4,000 FPS is seriously cool.
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Scottish TV Guide’s Description Of Trump’s Inauguration Is Painfully Hilarious
We know how Americans feel about Trump, but thanks to a TV guide entry in the Scottish Sunday Herald, we get a little window into how Trump is viewed around the world.
Metal Injection
PALMS (Ex-ISIS, DEFTONES) Is Still Working On A New Album, Is Still A Band
It’s been a long, long time since we’ve heard from Palms. The post PALMS (Ex-ISIS, DEFTONES) Is Still Working On A New Album, Is Still A Band appeared first on Metal Injection.
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‘Black-ish’ Star Deon Cole says the Show Is Not Anti-Trump (VIDEO)
“Black-ish” star Deon Cole wants to make it crystal clear — the hit show’s NOT anti-Donald Trump … it’s more complicated than that. We caught up with Deon on Rodeo Drive in Bev Hills where we ask him about last week’s episode, in which the…
Lifehacker
Three Easy Ways to Keep Your Sous Vide Bags Submerged
If you do any sous-vide cooking at all, you have most likely encountered a stubborn bag of food that just wouldn’t sink. A vacuum-sealing system virtually eliminates this issue, but if you’re not ready to invest in the pricey piece of equipment, Anova Culinary has some helpful tips for keeping your bags…
Ars Technica
Vivaldi is building “Opera as it should’ve been”
Enlarge (credit: Vivaldi) Working in tight niches occupied by the behemoths of the Internet world is hard; doing it as a startup without external funding is even harder. The 35-strong team of Vivaldi, the spiritual successor to Opera, is doing exactly that: two years after the first public beta…
VentureBeat
Why Los Angeles made an Alexa skill, and what the city wants to do with it
Los Angeles appears to be one of the first major cities in the United States with its own Alexa skill. Cortana skills and Google Assistant actions may be on the way in the future. The City of Los Angeles Alexa skill launched last month with basic information about holiday events around L.A. Next month,…
BBC News – World
Ikea sustainability report reveals the firm sent zero waste to landfill in 2016
An Ikea sustainability report has revealed the Swedish furniture firm even managed to make a small profit on its UK waste.
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Syrian rebels will attend Russia-backed Astana peace talks
Syrian rebel groups have decided to attend peace talks backed by Russia and Turkey in Kazakhstan next week in a bid to check Iranian influence over the war, rebel officials said on Monday.
Gizmodo
These Stunning New Covers for SciFi Classics Will Make You Want to Re-Read Them All
Science fiction and fantasy specialist Del Rey Books is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and to celebrate, the imprint is reissuing paperbacks of classic titles featuring smashing new cover art. We’re pleased to debut the first three right here on io9.Read more…
Cool Hunting
Lil Buck + AirPods: Stroll: Conveying the device’s functionality through anti-gravity dance
Anyone who has seen Lil Buck dance questions the artist’s relationship to gravity. There’s a surreal fluidity to his movement—both graceful and frenetic. To highlight the magical functionality of their recently released AirPods, Apple tapped Lil…… Continue…
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Meet the eight men who have as much money as half of the world. Combined [Sick]
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Bloomberg
Fears of Contraction Extend Slide in Canadian Consumer Sentiment
The New Yorker
Daily Cartoon: Monday, January 16th
Buy New Yorker Cartoons»See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:Immersion Therapy in the Trump ArchiveJohn Lewis, Donald Trump, and the Meaning of LegitimacyA Deep Dive to Remember: A Love Story Between Business Managers, Written by a Business Manager
VICE News
Confirming Trump’s Secretary of Education will be more about money than policy
A longtime donor to right-wing and Christian causes, Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, faces her confirmation at the hands of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Labor, and Pensions Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. E.T. The hearing. however, will likely be less of an interrogation on…
Gear Patrol
How to Mount the TV You Received for Christmas
It’s not as straightforward as hanging a picture. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Volvo’s Autonomous Driving XC90 Is Already Being Tested by Real Families
Volvo is putting autonomous driving tech in the best-looking SUV on the road, and development is happening fast. …Read More »
Gear Patrol
Reading Vacheron Constantin’s New Watch Practically Requires a Degree in Astronomy
A watch inspired by the cosmos that has an incredible 23 complications. …Read More »
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NVIDIA’s original Shield TV gets the new model’s smarts
Nvidia unveiled a new Shield TV box at CES, but the list of upgrades was pretty slim. It has a funky new controller, with a mesh of triangles peppering the grips, but otherwise it’s the same hardware with some extra software bells and whistles. If you have the older model, good news — today, you’re…
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The Nintendo Switch doesn’t come with a Joy-Con Charging Grip
We knew from the recent glut of information that the Nintendo Switch includes a set of Joy-Con controllers along with a Grip attachment in the box. But a report from Eurogamer today notes that unlike the $29.99 Joy-Con Charging Grip that Nintendo sells separately, the bundled Grip simply is a plastic…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
First humans arrived in North America a lot earlier than believed
The timing of the first entry of humans into North America across the Bering Strait has now been set back 10,000 years, scientists report.
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Permanent Magnets Explained by Magnetic Surface Currents
Introduction: The purpose of this Insight is to explain permanent magnets in a way that is in agreement with advanced textbooks on the subject, and that emphasizes the results in these textbooks without requiring nearly the mathematics that these textbooks use.    The magnetic fields from a permanent…
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Egyptian Court Rules Against Government Bid To Give Two Islands To Saudi Arabia
The ruling is an embarrassment for Egypt’s government, and a cause for celebration for protesters who saw the proposed handover as an incursion on Egypt’s sovereign territory.(Image credit: Amr Nabil/AP)
Zero Hedge
Turkey Faces Double-Digit Inflation Due To Crashing Lira, As Budget Deficit Hits Record
Turkey’s biggest headache, its crashing currency which the central banks appears unable to contain due to an Erdogan order not to hike rates, could soon translate into another major problem. According to two senior economy officials, Turkish inflation could reach double digits in the first quarter for…
Forbes – Markets
10 Innovative Chinese Products At CES 2017
Forbes – Markets
Davos: China Isn’t Ready To Tell The World About Responsive And Responsible Leadership
/ AFP / POOL / PETER KLAUNZER (Photo credit should read PETER KLAUNZER/AFP/Getty Images) Defying international tribunal rulings, building artificial islands in South China Sea, and turning them into a military base isn’t a responsive and responsible leadership. It doesn’t advance global cooperation,…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Helmet sensors to record blast exposure in at-risk soldiers
Explosions in the battlefield can cause all sorts of injuries that are immediately apparent, but they can also cause ones that are not. Soldiers exposed to blast pressure and shock waves can go on to develop traumatic brain injury well after the danger of more visible damage has passed. Looking…
The Awesomer
DIY Marceline’s Ax Bass
LinkDIY Prop Shop usually makes props out of affordable materials, but they shelled out extra for a ready-to-assemble electric bass and brought out their heavy duty tools to make a functioning replica of Marceline the Vampire Queen’s instrument. More Awesome Stuff: DIY Ice Cream Sandwich CakeMaking…
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Flying Car Prototype Ready By End of 2017, Says Airbus CEO
Airbus plans to test a prototype for a self-piloted flying car as a way of avoiding gridlock on city roads by the end of the year, the aerospace group’s chief executive said on Monday. From a report: Airbus last year formed a division called Urban Air Mobility that is exploring concepts such as a vehicle…
Design Milk
Window Is a Roller Shade of Simulated Sunlight
The Window portable lamp is an imaginative portable lighting concept designed by Siyu Lou that’s proposed by way of crowdsourcing design platform, Allaocacoc’s DesignNest. Combining the portable form factor of a flashlight with the accessibility and utility of a roller shade, the Window is…
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As Kings Destroy hit road, they release new music, share road playlist with us
Things are about to get busy for Brooklyn doom quintet Kings Destroy. The band just released an EP, None More, on cassette via War Crime Recordings. Interestingly enough, it’s one fourteen-minute song broken down into six movements. It’s meant to be listened to as one song, but you can pretty much trace…
Computerworld
Shopping goes high tech (and hassle-free) with Intel tech
Shopping can be fun but also harrowing, especially in electronics or shoe stores. You can’t find help or can’t figure out if a specific product is in stock. In the future, the shopping experience should be much better thanks to technology. The store will recognize you, dig into your shopping habits,…
Computerworld
Facebook to deploy fake news reporting tool in Germany
Facebook plans to deploy a tool to deal with fake news in Germany in the coming weeks, after announcing tests of the tool last month.The move comes after reports that some German politicians wanted to impose fines of thousands of euros for each fake news story disseminated. The process of identifying…
Digg Top Stories
The Data Firm Behind Trump Is Building A Republican Nerd Army
Darren Bolding, the chief technology officer of the Republican National Committee is moving to the data science firm that helped win Trump the election.
Digg Top Stories
The Scary Truth About Childbirth
Having a baby left you with a horrible, debilitating, embarrassing injury? You’re not alone.
Digg Top Stories
The Challenges Of Holding Government Accountable
Accountability doesn’t always help people make better decisions. When it comes to elected officials, this gets extra challenging.
Architizer
Dezeen’s Top Jobs of the Week: Dezeen, Roll & Hill, HENN and More
Dezeen and Architizer present this week’s selection of job openings across the international architecture and design industry.
Architizer
NYC This Week: SO – IL at Syracuse University and the Women in Architecture Party at Fisher & Paykel Showroom
Architecture and design–related events happening in New York City this week (January 16 to January 22), handpicked by the editors at Architizer
Metal Injection
Joey Jordison Still Doesn’t Know Why SLIPKNOT Fired Him, Says He Didn’t Quit
“…I got exited from the band. And I don’t know why. I don’t understand what the deal was.” The post Joey Jordison Still Doesn’t Know Why SLIPKNOT Fired Him, Says He Didn’t Quit appeared first on Metal Injection.
The Next Web
Microsoft’s next Surface trick may be a foldable phone
Microsoft has made it pretty clear that its upcoming Surface Phone will not be a traditional mobile experience, but it’s yet to provide any defining features. A new patent filed by the company could provide the answer: a foldable device that turns into a tablet. A patent discovered by MSPoweruser shows…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
The Margin: This is the Churchill speech that Theresa May gave Trump a copy of
What do you give a billionaire president-elect for Christmas? For U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, the answer to that question was a copy of her predecessors’s historic speech on Christmas Eve 1941.
MakeUseOf
Top 5 World News Websites Guaranteed Free From Censorship
This is a world where money seems to have such control over journalistic integrity. Is there no place for the reader to turn for unbiased news? The short answer is an emphatic yes. There’s still hope. When it comes to “censorship”, news can be censored either by the over-reach of government entities,…
MakeUseOf
Sling TV vs. DirecTV Now vs. PlayStation Vue: How Do They Compare?
Cutting the cord has never been easier thanks to the steady introduction of over-the-top (OTT) internet television services. In 2015, Dish introduced Sling TV, and Sony launched PlayStation Vue. In 2016, AT&T launched DirecTV Now. In this article, you’ll learn about the important differences between…
RT – Daily news
‘If Serbs are killed, we’ll send troops in,’ says Serbian president after Kosovo-bound train blocked
Serbia and Kosovo were brought to “the brink of conflict,” according to the Serbian president, after a Kosovo-bound train bearing the popular catchphrase ‘Kosovo is Serbia’ was prevented from crossing the border by Albanians, who deemed it an affront. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The Truth About Gun Silencers: New at Reason
In The Godfather, a Mafioso prepping young Michael Corleone to assassinate some rivals gives him a pistol for the job. After firing a bullet into the wall, Michael complains, “Ow! My ears!” His friend says, “Yeah, I left it noisy. That way, it scares any pain-in-the-ass innocent bystanders away.” The…
Lifehacker
Today’s Best Deals: Anker PowerCore, Fitness Gear, Travel Router, and More
The newest Anker PowerCore, fitness gear, and the UE Roll 2 Bluetooth speaker lead off Monday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Don’t forget to sign up for our email newsletter.Top DealsAnker PowerCore Fusion, $21 with code 321KINJAThe newest member of…
Lifehacker
A Crash Course In Finding the Right Foundation For You
Finding the right foundation isn’t easy. With so many options available, it’s almost impossible to know where to start. If you narrow down what you’re looking for from your foundation, the level of coverage and type of finish you want, it can make finding the perfect base a lot easier.When it comes to…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Financial News: This robot could use voice analysis to spot fishy trades
Synechron is building an artificial intelligence system to help traders spot odd behavior.
Bloomberg
Big Data Experiment Tests Central Banking Assumptions in Norway
Bloomberg
Mozambique Default May Push Bondholders to Negotiating Table
Bloomberg
Zuma May Put Ex-Wife in Cabinet to Ease S. Africa Succession
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Self-assembling particles brighten future of LED lighting
Just when lighting aficionados were in a dark place, LEDs came to the rescue. Over the past decade, LED technologies—short for light-emitting diode—have swept the lighting industry by offering features such as durability, efficiency and long life.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Study tracks ‘memory’ of soil moisture
The top 2 inches of topsoil on all of Earth’s landmasses contains an infinitesimal fraction of the planet’s water—less than one-thousandth of a percent. Yet because of its position at the interface between the land and the atmosphere, that tiny amount plays a crucial role in everything from agriculture…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
SMiLE-seq: A new technique speeds up genetics
Scientists at EPFL have developed a technique that can be a game-changer for genetics by making the characterization of DNA-binding proteins much faster, more accurate, and efficient.
VICE News
Venezuela just raised its minimum wage for the fifth time in a year
Venezuela’s minimum wage shot up by 50 percent on Sunday. This is the fifth wage increase put into effect by President Nicolas Maduro in one year. The wage increase is unlikely to make a big difference due to rapidly increasing inflation and food prices. The International Monetary Fund estimates inflation…
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Leick Grey Mesh Back Office Chair + $50 Kmart Credit $71.48 or Less
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Mashable
Airbus wants to have an autonomous aircraft prototype by the end of 2017
The flying car remains among those technologies that has always remained about ten years away.  Or maybe just a year, if you believe the CEO of Airbus.  “One hundred years ago, urban transport went underground, now we have the technological wherewithal to go above ground,” said Tom Enders, the chief…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
MAP architects installs an observational staircase inside a medieval danish ruin
offering a completely new spatial experience, the intervention allows visitors to enter and climb ‘kalø castle’, a historical set of ruins in eastern jutland. The post MAP architects installs an observational staircase inside a medieval danish ruin appeared first on designboom | architecture & design…
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If you’re so drunk that firefighters have to pull you off a utility pole, you’re an idiot. If you’re drunk enough that firefighters have to pull you OUT of a utility pole, you’re a legend (pics) [Hero]
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‘Baby talk’ in marmoset monkeys
Neuroscientists have investigated the development of vocalization in young monkeys, and have summarized their findings in a new report.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Considering cattle could help eliminate malaria in India
The goal of eliminating malaria in countries like India could be more achievable if mosquito-control efforts take into account the relationship between mosquitoes and cattle, according to an international team of researchers.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Seeing the quantum future, literally
Scientists have demonstrated the ability to ‘see’ the future of quantum systems and used that knowledge to preempt their demise, in a major achievement that could help bring the strange and powerful world of quantum technology closer to reality. Although applications of quantum-enabled technologies are…
Uncrate
MB&F HM7 Aquapod Watch
Inspired by the symmetrical bodies of jellyfish, the MB&F HM7 Aquapod Watch employs a radially symmetric design. Immediately noticeable underneath the domed sapphire is the central flying tourbillion, which sits…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
BBC News – World
Dashcam shows US truck near miss
Dashcam footage captures a Kansas State Trooper’s near miss with an oncoming truck.
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Toys & Games : Star Wars Bouquet – 2nd Edition
The best way to tell someone “Together we can rule the galaxy.” For when you need an out-of-this-world way to say, “I love you” or “I know” or “Utinni!!!,” we offer this Star Wars Bouquet. With Yoda, Darth Vader, Chewie, BB-8, R2-D2 + 2 Ewoks & 2 Stormtroopers, it features both good and bad guys….
RT – Daily news
UFO hunter demands inquiry into mysterious black object filmed over Bristol Channel (VIDEO)
A UFO hunter is demanding a “scientific inquiry” into police footage showing a mysterious black object flying over the Bristol Channel. Read Full Article at RT.com
Zero Hedge
Food-Stamp Recipients Can Now Order From Amazon, Other Online Retailers
Via Judicial Watch, Food-stamp recipients can use their taxpayer-funded benefit to order online from retailers like Amazon under a new Obama administration initiative that aims to facilitate the shopping experience for rural and urban residents. It marks the latest of many costly experiments by the…
Zero Hedge
Five Dead, 15 Wounded After Gunman Opens Fire At Mexican Nightclub
A lone shooter fired on a crowd at a nightclub in Playa del Carmen, site of the BPM electronic music festival in Mexico early Monday, leaving at least five people dead and at least a dozen more injured, according to a statement released by festival organizers. Local news reports suggest that the shooting…
WIRED
Gravity Waves Might Be Lighting Up Venus’ Atmosphere
Nothing else about the planet’s atmosphere makes sense, so sure, why not? The post Gravity Waves Might Be Lighting Up Venus’ Atmosphere appeared first on WIRED.
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Security stepped up in Italy amid terror threat
Is Italy becoming a jihadist hub? The Berlin Christmas market attacker, Anis Amri, is believed to have been radicalised in prison there. And when a routine police stop led to Amri’s death, it was in the northern city of Milan, which has seen a rise in terror-related arrests. Security has now been stepped…
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Best Kodi/XBMC streaming boxes 2017
Updated: With the release of the new Nvidia Shield one of our top picks for the best Kodi boxes has received a massive reduction in size. We’ve added the new box to our list of the top picks, although you’ll still be able to pick up the original Shield if you want its expanded 500GB of capacity along…
Newswise: SciNews
Tracking Antarctic Adaptations in Diatoms
An international team of researchers conducted a comparative genomic analysis to gain insights into the genome structure and evolution of the diatom Fragillariopsis cylindrus, as well as its role in the Southern Ocean.
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What the Heck Is This Giant Bow-Shaped Structure in Venus’s Skies?
Image: ©Planet-C/nakamura.masato@me.comIt’s no secret that Venus, Earth’s nearest planetary neighbor, has a penchant for mysterious behavior. But the emergence of a colossal bow-shaped structure in the planet’s upper atmosphere, captured by the Japanese Akatsuki orbiter, is pretty weird even for Venus….
io9
Comedy Central Adds Blue Alien to Late-Night with The Gorburger Show
The latest comedy icon to join late-night isn’t Jessica Williams or Desus & Mero, it’s the freakish offspring of a Labyrinth creature and Sully from Monsters Inc. Comedy Central announced at this year’s TCA that it’s picked up Funny or Die’s The Gorburger Show for an eight-episode season.Read more…
TechCrunch
Jimmy Iovine confirms Apple Music’s plans to offer original video content
 Earlier this month, The Wall St. Journal reported how Apple is working to bring in veteran producers to help create original content, including TV series and movies for an expanded Apple Music service. Now, Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine has offered additional insight about Apple’s plans in this space,…
Bloomberg
Smog-Choked China May Fast-Track Green Bonds, Top Arranger Says
Digital Trends
A beginner’s guide to iOS: How to get started with your new iPhone or iPad
If you’re getting started with a new iPhone or iPad, then congratulations! You’ve decided to invest in a healthy ecosystem of apps and an operating system that’s easy and intuitive to use. Although iOS isn’t as customizable as Android, it features a myriad of settings and gestures that will allow you…
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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 reportedly helps you talk to a doctor
Artificial intelligence might not be the Galaxy S8’s only big software upgrade, it seems. SamMobile sources claim that S Health is about to get a revamp that helps you get in touch with doctors. Tie-ins with partners like Amwell and WebMD would not only let you search for drugs and symptoms, but schedule…
Digital Trends
Here comes the Sun: ESA releases montage showing the Sun every day in 2016
For those who like to look on the bright side, the Sun rose every day in 2016. The European Space Agency (ESA) and the Royal Observatory of Belgium reminded us of this fact today with a montage of the Sun as seen by the agency’s PROBA2 satellite. The calendar features 366 images, depicting the Sun as…
Singularity HUB
When the Worst Happens, These Amazing Robots Will Come to the Rescue
The attacks of September 11, 2001, will go down in American history for many reasons—the deaths of nearly 3,000 people chief among them. A footnote in that particular history book is of interest to us here: 9/11 was the first time robots were used in a real search and rescue effort in the United States….
SciTech Daily
Hubble Telescope Views a Slice of Sagittarius
This Hubble image of the week shows part of the sky in the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer). The region is rendered in exquisite detail — deep red and bright blue stars are scattered across the frame, set against a background of thousands of more distant stars and galaxies. Two features…
Metal Underground.com
Code Posts New “Affliction” Version From “Lost Signal”
U.K. based progressive black metal/rock outfit Code just released another new track from imminent EP “Lost Signal,” due out on the 27th of January via Agonia Records. Get a taste of what’s coming with this stream of the song “Affliction.” The upcoming EP is a meeting of ages and a blurring of line:…
Gizmodo
Top Samsung Exec Faces Arrest in Massive Corruption Scandal
South Korea is in political chaos after the recent impeachment of its President, Park Geun-hye, and now, the charges of corruption are spreading to the highest levels of Samsung. A prosecutor is seeking the arrest of the company’s vice chairman and de facto leader, Jay Y. Lee.Read more…
Cool Material
8 Bachelor Party Pads Perfect for That Last Hurrah
Bachelor parties aren’t just an excuse for a group of guys to go out and watch strippers do weird things with ice cubes. They’re a right of passage for our best buds who’ve decided to finally settle down with their forever partners. They’re special events that symbolize a man’s [hopefully] permanent…
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
As robots take jobs, Europeans mull free money for all
I am, therefore I’m paid. The radical notion that governments should hand out free money to everyone—rich and poor, those who work and those who don’t—is slowly but surely gaining ground in Europe. Yes, you read that right: a guaranteed monthly living allowance, no strings attached.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
After long decline, St. Louis tries to rebuild with startups
It’s tough to rebuild a city’s image when the national perception is that it peaked a century ago, and when recent news has sometimes been dismal.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Market Extra: What investors are getting all wrong about China, says a top Asian fund manager
A full-blown debt crisis in China has been highlighted as a key risk for 2017 — but analysts are getting the warning signals all wrong, according to a local expert at one of Asia’s biggest asset managers.
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Cool Hand Super Light Knife
submitted by Everyday Carry “A svelte, compact, and lightweight knife with a cool textured G10 handle, and a polished 3″ black ceramic blade. Choose from a variety of handle colors. Looks super slick with…” (via TheAwesomer)Read More
TechCrunch
It’s on like (a) Donkey Kong (watch)
 If you’re familiar with the watch company Romain Jerome you’d know that they do the best kind of pandering. The brand, which was once known for its odd watches made of moon rocks and metal from the Titanic, his created a series of nostalgic video game watches that are wildly overpriced but also wildly…
Metal Injection
Here’s KORN’s Recent Live In-Studio BBC Performance
The performance consists of “Insane,” “Coming Undone,” “Rotting In Vain,” and “Here To Stay.” The post Here’s KORN’s Recent Live In-Studio BBC Performance appeared first on Metal Injection.
RT – Daily news
Trust in government, business, & media has collapsed in Britain – poll
Trust in major media institutions, the government, as well as the business community has plummeted to disturbing new lows over the last 12 months, according to an annual study by polling firm Edelman. Read Full Article at RT.com
TechSpot
Raspberry Pi Foundation launches Compute Module 3, pricing starts at $25
The Raspberry Pi Foundation on Monday launched a brand new version of its Compute Module for industrial-typ
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