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Reuters: World News
Trump ‘won’t be worse than Obama,’ says Venezuela’s president
CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s socialist leader said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump was the victim of a global “hate campaign” and could not be worse than outgoing Barack Obama. all content
Flash Physics: Species diversity explained, how turbulence affects wind farms, astronomical society awards medals
Today’s selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics all content
Stretchable transistor could be a second skin
Devices could monitor blood glucose levels
Intel thinks IoT will have a firm place in the stores of the future
Intel wants to level the playing field between online retailers and brick and mortar shops by introducing IoT technologies into physical stores. Currently, online retailers have access to information on what sorts of merchandise consumers look at, what they purchase, and what they don’t. And Intel argues…
BBC News – World
Australian conditions ‘favourable’ for mouse plague, scientists warn
Rain has created ideal conditions for mice in Australia’s breadbasket, a science agency warns.
The Awesomer
Crazy LEGO Railways
LinkYouTuber BANANENBUURMAN loves to build over-the-top dioramas and environments using a LEGO model train as his main form of transportation. He’s built a set that runs through an aquarium tunnel, a ridiculously long track, and even figured out how to do a loop de loop. More Awesome Stuff: LEGO…
Zero Hedge
Peak Savings: Wall Street Faces 20 Years Of Retirement Withdrawals As Boomers Hit 70 1/2
The United States is a demographic time bomb, plain and simple.  Over the next 30 years, the U.S. economy will face an unrelenting demographic transition as ~75 million baby boomers exit the highest wage earning years of their life and start to draw down what little retirement savings they’ve managed…
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Persistent infection keeps immune memory sharp, leading to long-term protection
For many infectious diseases, a single bout of the illness protects a person against contracting it again. Sometimes, the infecting microbe persists in the body long after symptoms resolve. Now, researchers studying the tropical parasite Leishmania have found a clue to explain the link between long-term…
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Study finds high survival rate for elderly patients with implantable defibrillator
Of patients over age 65 who received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) after surviving sudden cardiac arrest or a near-fatal arrhythmia, almost 80 percent survived two years—a higher rate than found in past trials performed to demonstrate the efficacy of the devices in this situation, according…
Digital Trends
Microsoft CEO Nadella talks up ‘democratization’ of artificial intelligence
Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its way from science fiction to reality, in applications like self-driving cars, personal AI systems like Cortana, Siri, and Google Assistant, and home assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home. AI is also under some pressure from people who fear its impact…
Zero Hedge
Two More Major Problems For Social Security & Medicare
Submitted by Simon Black via, Not too long ago my step-dad had to spend a few days in intensive care. Pretty scary stuff. He had just about every nasty symptom imaginable, from constant vomiting to dizziness to ultra-high fever, but the doctors couldn’t figure out why. Fortunately…
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Diversification key to resilient fishing communities
Fishing communities can survive, and even thrive, as fish abundance and market prices shift if they can catch a variety of species and nimbly move from one fishery to the next, a new study finds.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Nanoscale view of energy storage
Through long shifts at the helm of a highly sophisticated microscope, researchers have recorded reactions at near-atomic-scale resolution. Their success is another step toward building a better battery.
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Genome sequence of polar alga explains evolutionary adaptation to extreme variable climate
An international team of researchers has identified the genetic mutations which allowed microalgae (phytoplankton) from the Southern Ocean to adapt to extreme and highly variable climates — a step towards understanding how polar organisms are impacted by climate change.
Man of Many
Supersonic – Sony SRS-XB40 Speakers
Bluetooth speakers keep getting better and making more sense to those of us who love both unfettered mobility and uncompromised sound. Here to ensure the wireless party keeps going strong is Sony’s new SRS-XB40 Speaker with Bluetooth, which employs an Extra Bass function to aim for the deepest of vibrations….
Reuters: World News
Ten killed in drug-related violence in Mexican state of Guerrero
ACAPULCO (Reuters) – Ten people were found dead in Guerrero, one of the most violent states in Mexico, on Monday, in separate incidents connected to drug-gang rivalries, state authorities said.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Certain anti-influenza compounds also inhibit Zika virus infection, Researchers find
Three anti-influenza compounds effectively inhibit Zika virus infection in human cells, scientists have discovered. These results provide the foundation for development of the broad-spectrum cell-directed antivirals or their combinations for treatment of Zika and other emerging viral diseases.
China’s Oil Collapse in Unintentionally Helping OPEC
Singapores Export Growth Beats Forecasts for Second Month
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Student, professor use sports analytics to discover NCAA ranking patterns
Does conference size impact conference rankings in NCAA men’s basketball? According to research and analysis, it does.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Acupuncture may alleviate babies’ excessive crying (infantile colic), study suggests
Acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic — those who cry for more than three hours a day on three or more days of the week, new research suggests.
The Next Web
Milanote is the Evernote for creatives
The late Steve Jobs once said: Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences…
RT – Daily news
Pope Francis laments ‘Christian parrots’ attending church but not doing good deeds
Church attendance must be accompanied by good Christian deeds otherwise the parishioner becomes a “parrot” who only indulges in prayer but does no virtuous deeds in service to God, Pope Francis said. Read Full Article at
Digital Trends
Microsoft buys Maluuba’s AI technology to improve its reading comprehension
Microsoft continues to build artificial intelligence into its various products, from the personal AI assistant Cortana to Microsoft Translator to the Azure cloud computing platform. The company has a number of its own internal AI research products, but sometimes that is just not enough. Because it needs…
Ars Technica
The passing of Gene Cernan reminds us how far we haven’t come
NASA I was sitting with Apollo 7 veteran Walt Cunningham in his west Houston living room on Monday afternoon when his wife, Dot, stepped tentatively in. “I’m sorry for interrupting,” she said. “But Gene’s…
Zero Hedge
TSA Finds Record Number Of Guns In Carry-On Bags In 2016 – Up Over 250% Since Obama Elected
A record number of firearms was discovered in carry-on bags in the U.S. in 2016, according to the Transportation Security Administration. In total, 3,391 firearms were found in carry-on bags at TSA checkpoints across the country — averaging more than nine per day – an amazing 28% rise from 2015 and…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Access to health care strengthens communities
New research has focused on an aspect of the ACA/health care debate that hasn’t really been discussed—the social impact on communities. The author of a new report was able to control for income level and other factors and still finds issues with trust, support and other issues in communities where members…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Maternal micronutrients, nurturing environment boost child development
A new study offers a recipe for parents who want smarter kids: maternal micronutrient supplements during pregnancy, early life nurturing, happy moms, and educated parents.
The internet is loving this pizza guy’s brutally honest ‘sick note’
You know what it’s like: You’re having a great time day drinking with your pals, when suddenly you remember there’s that thing called work. What to do? The answer, according to Blake Pendlebury, is simply tell the truth. SEE ALSO: Restaurant’s response to unusual order from sick customer will warm…
Physics News
Technique enables adaptable 3-D printing
Three-dimensional printing technology makes it possible to rapidly manufacture objects by depositing layer upon layer of polymers in a precisely determined pattern. Once these objects are completed, …
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Cat calculates the perfect jump.
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Bustler News, Competitions and Events
Competitions: RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship 2017
Registration Deadline: Apr 28, 2017; Submission Deadline Apr 28, 2017 The RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship 2017 has been launched inviting applications from schools of architecture around the world directly by the RIBA to put forward one applicant each. Entries will be assessed by a panel of…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
News: 2017 AIA Institute Honor Awards – Regional & Urban Design
Last but surely not least for the 2017 AIA Institute Honor Awards winning announcements is the Regional & Urban Design category. The yearly AIA awards competition is regarded as the profession’s highest recognition for outstanding projects in architecture, interior architecture, and urban design. The…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
News: 2017 AIA Institute Honor Awards – Interior Architecture
The AIA recently revealed the winners of the 2017 AIA Institute Honors Awards, regarded as the profession’s highest recognition for outstanding projects in the categories of architecture, interior architecture, and urban design. Out of roughly 700 submissions, a total of 23 winners won honors for 2017. In… RSS
There’s trolling, and then there’s painting your train in the national colors and writing “Kosovo is Serbia” in giant letters before sending it to the border (with trolling pics) [Awkward]
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Dear Spotify, coming from someone who is colorblind, please change your shuffle button
As a person who’s colorblind, it’s damn near impossible to see if shuffle is activated, especially on my phone. Adding a circle around the shuffle symbol when is on would make it easier for all of us. submitted by /u/VitaminCheeese to /r/Music [link] [comments]
Latest news
Connected cars to benefit from Australia’s AU$12m positioning technology boost
As the global race to produce automated trains and connected cars continues, the Australian government has injected AU$12 million into a two-year positioning technology project that such innovations are expected to benefit from.
Microsoft Surface Ergonomic Keyboard
Equip your desk with a keyboard as comfortable as it is stylish.
Land Rover Defender Project Venice
The Florida based custom shop turns out another amazing build.
APL Boomer Basketball Shoes
Get the jump on the competition.
Foxconns Gou Said to Assuage China About U.S. Investment Plans
Zero Hedge
Merkel Says She Is Ready To “Fight A Generational Battle” With Trump To Preserve Liberal Democracy And Trade
Shortly after Germany retaliated to Trump’s overnight press attack, when German economy minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday morning that Germans would gladly buy US automobiles if only America could “build better cars”, and that – responding to Trump’s criticism of Germany’s “catastrophic” refugee… RSS
Ah, Vermont, land of maple syrup, mountains, and alert citizens who can spot a bank robber by his failure to recycle [Interesting]
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RT – Daily news
21st Century COINTELPRO: Project Veritas, far-left groups post countering undercover videos
A broad coalition of far-left groups is planning to disrupt President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, after the right-leaning Project Veritas admitted it infiltrated their meetings to record their plans. Now, its a case of ‘right’ said ‘left’ said. Read Full Article at
Digital Trends
Nat Geo legend Jay Dickman shares shots, stories, and tips for shooting like a pro
One the keys to being a successful photographer is having a keen sense of adventure and wanderlust, and probably no photographer embodies the spirit better than Jay Dickman. From the ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru to Japan’s Arishiyama Bamboo Forest and the Taj Mahal in India, the Pulitzer Prize-winning…
Digital Trends
Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time
Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for free for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up while you have the chance. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App Store. These apps normally cost money…
Zero Hedge
In Defense Of Populism
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, DAVOS MAN: “A soulless man, technocratic, nationless and cultureless, severed from reality. The modern economics that undergirded Davos capitalism is equally soulless, a managerial capitalism that reduces economics to mathematics and separates…
Metal Injection
The Monday Grind: FILTHxCOLLINS Bring The Blasts On Their Demo 2017
It’s Grindcore Monday re-labeled. Still the same filthy music. So let’s grind it out with FilthxCollins Demo 2017. The post The Monday Grind: FILTHxCOLLINS Bring The Blasts On Their Demo 2017 appeared first on Metal Injection.
Digg Top Stories
The Plane Crash Over The Grand Canyon That Changed Aviation
The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 didn’t come out of nowhere — it was sparked by a collision in 1956 between two commercial airliners over the Grand Canyon, which killed 128 people.
Digg Top Stories
The Hidden Bounty Of The Ocean’s ‘Twilight Zone’
The twilight zone lies deep below the ocean surface, and the fish that live there could feed the world’s population many times over — if we can work out how to catch them.
Digg Top Stories
Coffee Will Be More Expensive In 2017
Coffee futures are on a tear as regions of Brazil beleaguered by drought last year are heading for more of the same parched conditions.
Archinect – News
Geoff Manaugh takes a look inside LAX’s impressive airport security apparatus
In the summer of 2014, Anthony McGinty and Michelle Sosa were hired by Los Angeles World Airports to lead a unique, new classified intelligence unit on the West Coast. After only two years, their global scope and analytic capabilities promise to rival the agencies of a small nation-state. Their roles…
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9mm Vs Ballistic Gel
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Inflatable Xbox One controller is perfect if you ever manage to go outside
It’s peak summer in Australia right now, and despite the blazing heat, there’s plenty of people who’d rather play video games inside. But if peer pressure sees you forced into going outside, there’s now an inflatable pool toy in the shape of the Xbox One S controller, so you can show where your allegiances… RSS
Inventor creates robot that can play bagpipes 24 hours a day, seven days a week, without ever getting tired. He is truly history’s greatest monster [Sick]
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Zero Hedge
Media Betrayal: Steve Harvey Given Uncle Tom Treatment After Trump Meeting, Nicole Kidman Suffers Pizza-Themed Hit Piece
Comedian Steve Harvey and actress Nicole Kidman are the latest celebrities on a growing list to come under fire for associating with President-elect Donald Trump, or making pro-Trump statements. Harvey has come under vicious attack after meeting with Mr. Trump last Friday to discuss working with incoming HUD…
Zero Hedge
This Is What Venezuela’s New, Vertical, Banknotes, Now With Added Zeros Look Like
We’ve all been eagerly waiting to see them: Venezuela’s crisp,brand new yet soon to be hyperinflated with many more zeros banknotes, and finally, after various failed attempts to deliver the new bills to Caracas (which according to Maduro were at least partially aborted due to pesky CIA meddling) they…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Intricate 3D model predicts when heart patients will die
Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence system that can analyze the medical test results of patients with a heart disorder and accurately predict their lifespan over the following years… Continue Reading Intricate 3D model predicts when heart patients will die Category:…
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Fall colors beneath the Matterhorn [OC] [3807 × 2528]
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ELI5: Why is staring (“spacing out”) so soothing?
Any time I get a “good stare” going I don’t want to break it. Why? submitted by /u/vague_poptart to /r/explainlikeimfive [link] [comments]
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A decision was made here
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just going to bed…
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My sister before and after losing over 168 lbs in 11 months
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DailyTech Main News Feed
Samsung Chromebook Plus – Coming in February 2017
The Samsung Chromebook Plus Touch Screen is a 12.3” 2-in-1 that has great features and is well worth the wait.
If You Liked Suicide Squad, You’ll Love The Young Pope
The Young Pope is HBO’s delightfully absurd new drama that aims to finally answer the Church’s oldest question: What if the pope was a young, chain-smoking bully with a hot bod and a twisted thirst for power? Despite its prestige television presentation, the show is a lot more Twin Peaks than House of…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Best 4G network: Telstra vs Optus vs Vodafone
Australia has always been at the forefront of new mobile technology rollouts, and 4G is no exception. Initially rolled out by Telstra late in 2011, both Optus and Vodafone quickly followed suit rolling out their own versions of LTE technology.Over the past few years, all three telcos have committed to…
Uganda Says First Phase of Railway to Kenya to Cost $2.3 Billion
Zero Hedge
‘Golfer-In-Chief’ Obama Plays More Rounds Than Any President Since Eisenhower
20 years after first taking up the game of golf in 1997 – due to basketball injuries – President Obama has worked hard to get his handicap down to “an honest 13,” comparable to former golfing presidents as they left office (Nixon 12, Clinton 10, JFK 14). However, there is one thing Obama has them…
Zero Hedge
Abolish The CIA
Submitted by Michael Rozeff via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Every American who looks at the CIA objectively or in a balanced way and judges it by any number of criteria, such as moral, legal and pragmatic, should reach the conclusion that the CIA should be abolished. JFK wanted… RSS
The National Geographic Neighborhood Guide has named this city the most surprising food destination in North America. And yeah….it’s surprising [Ironic]
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30 Pin-Worthy Fuchsia Home Décor Ideas
Fuchsia is a vivid purplish red color, named after the color of the flower of the fuchsia plant. The color has lighter and darker shades, and it’s widely used in all kinds of girlish interiors because it just screams feminine. This super bold and eye-catchy color is definitely worth risking in your home,…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
The best Australian DualShock 4 deals in January 2017: find a cheap PS4 controller
Got a new PS4 recently? Then you’ll be on the lookout for a super cheap DualShock 4 deal as you’ll want to always have one charged or be ready for a bit of local multiplayer.The PlayStation and the DualShock controller have been best buds for most of the PlayStation brand’s lifespan. Sony has changed…
Reuters: World News
Elite North Korean defector says more diplomats waiting to defect to Seoul: Yonhap
SEOUL (Reuters) – More high-level North Korean diplomats are waiting to defect to South Korea from their overseas posts in Europe, Pyongyang’s former deputy ambassador to London said on Tuesday, according to the Yonhap News Agency.
RT – Daily news
‘Natural habitat for 2mn citizens’: Russia outlines Arctic development focus ahead of intl forum
Russia has renewed its commitment to economic development in the Arctic, ahead of a high-profile international summit dedicated to the region, where President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to deliver the keynote address. Read Full Article at
Shut Up And Take My Money
Hand Carved T-Rex Whiskey Bones
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Shut Up And Take My Money
Relax Your Mind & Body With Atman Tea.
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Shut Up And Take My Money
Luke, you have broccoli in your teeth.
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Latest news
Megaport opens new routes through US, Singapore, Hong Kong
The interconnection services provider now has a second route connecting Singapore and Hong Kong, and a new route between the US west coast and Hong Kong.
Guy becomes ‘best friends’ with a kookaburra after giving it CPR
What would you do to save one of your country’s most famous animals? If your name is Majid Shahen the answer is: Whatever it takes. SEE ALSO: Cackling albino kookaburra is either laughing with you or right at you After Sydney man Shahen spotted a kookaburra drowning in his pool, the gallant Australian… RSS
L.A. County Sheriff’s Department to begin using drones to respond to bomb threats, hostage crises, doughnut deliveries to squad cars [Spiffy]
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Zero Hedge
Tucker Carlson Takes on DNC Chair Candidate Jehmu Greene and Humilitates Her
Tucker Carlson delved into a discussion with Jehmu Greene, frontrunner to become the next shill to head up the DNC, and got very specific when it came to the issue of drug prices and Trump’s proposal to import American made drugs from Canada, because our country is partly run by the big pharma industrial…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
paul smart custom ducati motorcycle by moto studio
the motorcycle exhibits a high-level of craftsmanship from the front fender, to the carbon fiber clutch cover, to the camel-suede leather seat. The post paul smart custom ducati motorcycle by moto studio appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Gold Burnishes Haven Credentials Ahead of Brexit Speech, Trump
Macaus High-Stakes Gambling Rebounding After Two-Year Slump
RT – Daily news
‘Grab America By the P***y’ T-shirts sell out, protest planned
T-shirts blaring “Grab America By The P***y” in support of President-elect Donald Trump have sold out online sparking a huge backlash on social media as well a planned protest at an Oregon store selling the garment. Read Full Article at
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Zoo Workers of Reddit, which animal is the biggest jerk in your facility?
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My chicken kinda loook like USA
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Bustler News, Competitions and Events
Event: Moving Parts: Modular Architecture in a Flat World
Event Date: Jan 19, 2017; Event City: New York, NY, US FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION: A lecture series presented by CTBUH and Autodesk to explore innovations in the construction industry. The demands on construction have changed rapidly due to urbanization, sustainability, population growth, project complexity,…
Bustler News, Competitions and Events
Event: Selling the Dwelling: The Books that Built America’s Houses, 1775-2000
Event Date: Jan 21, 2017; Event City: New York, NY, US This lecture will explore the evolution of the house design book in the United States. Throughout its history, America has depended upon books as a chief source of design for almost all of its houses. A specialized form of literature developed to…
RT – Daily news
‘Meth, just let it go’: Frozen’s Elsa used to scare teens off drugs
Elsa, from the hugely popular animated Frozen series, is being used as part of a billboard campaign in Montana warning teenagers of the dangers of methamphetamine. Read Full Article at
Smartphone Assisted DIY Vision Test
Cut out those lousy good for nothing eye doctors – you’re smart enough to diagnose yourself! Simply place your eye over the miniscope and instantly receive spherical, cylindrical, and axis figures just like your optometrist would. Check it out $25.00
Two-Tiered Seed Sprouter
Grow your very own delicious and highly nutritious sprouting seeds from the comfort of home using this two-tiered seed sprouter. It allows you to simultaneously sprout different types of seeds that are ready to eat in as little as 2 to 7 days. Check it out $26.95
Bluetooth Smart Padlock
Lost your keys? It’s no problem at all when you’ve got this Bluetooth smart padlock. It features a sturdy all-weather casing, military-grade Bluetooth authentication and encryption, and uses your smartphone to unlock itself. Check it out $49.99
Beef Jerky Rose Bouquets
Show your favorite carnivore how much you really love them with one of these mouth-watering beef jerky rose bouquets. Each meaty bouquet is made from over half a pound of premium bacon that is hand folded into lovely edible roses. Check it out $35.00
Miito Precision Electric Kettle
The Miito Precision electric kettle makes it possible to boil just the right amount of water necessary for your cup of tea or coffee. It features a minimalist design that heats your cup in about 1 minute by placing it on the base and inserting the metal rod. Check it out $101.31
Bush Pilot Survival Kit
Increase your chances of making it out of a life-threatening situation by bringing along the Bush Pilot survival kit. It comes with a Chiappa .44 Magnum lever-action rifle, a 7.2 inch carbon steel blade, a magnesium fire starter, and waterproof matches. Check it out $1,799.00
Spa Themed Amusement Park
The spa themed amusement park is part of a conceptual project to bring attention to Beppu Japan’s 2,000+ hot springs. It depicts park goers dressed in spa-white towels while enjoying all the classic amusement park rides. Check it out
Google Pixel cracking audio is hardware-based after all
Google might have an angry mob at its doorsteps if this latest revelation about the Google Pixel will be confirmed to be the final word about the smartphone. Already riddled by bugs or hardware issues, the first “made by Google” smartphone might end up looking like a rushed disaster, though to a lesser… WSJD
Online Consignment Shops Clean Up After the Holidays
Secondhand retailers like say the volume of merchandise they handle is growing rapidly. WSJD
Ericsson and Cisco Win a Big Job
Ericsson and Cisco said they would overhaul the telecommunications network of Vodafone Hutchison Australia, which they described as their largest deal since the two networking companies announced a partnership. Markets
Italy’s Downgrade Is No Buying Opportunity
Instead, the cut by DBRS serves as a further reminder of the structural problems the country’s economy faces. Markets
Big Pharma’s Newest Headache: Rival Drugmakers
The world’s best-selling drugs face new competition.
Financial Times
Kuwait closer to first sale of dollar debt
Emirate to join other Gulf states in doing mega-bond deals amid low oil prices
NYT > Business Day
Trump Health Secretary Pick’s Longtime Foes: Big Government and Insurance Companies
Over a long political career, Tom Price, a doctor, never swerved from his policy mission to protect his former profession from what he views as heavy-handed government intrusion.
NYT > Business Day
As Support for E.U. Flags Elsewhere, Bulgaria Sees Its Benefits
While much of Europe has complained about the European Union, Bulgarians paint a different picture, with the Balkan country viewing the bloc as a major positive.
China’s Found a New Way to Pump Record Credit Without the Side Effects
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
ReRAM can now store and process data in the same chip
Those people lucky enough to work from home will probably tell you that one of the best things about it is the time saved by not commuting to the office. Inside a computer, data goes through a similar process, commuting between its “home” in the system memory to “work” in the processor, but…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
10 celebrity cars heading to auction: Lennon, Bieber, Tyler … and Magnum P.I.’s Ferrari
Authenticity, rarity and provenance are all key variables in the value (potential ROI) equation at collectible car auctions and celebrity cars represent one of the few sub-sets which can provide all three. Over the next few weeks, another fine crop of the cars of famous names and television…
RT – Daily news
Spain arrests Moroccan boxing coach accused of heading ISIS recruitment cell
Spanish security forces have arrested a Moroccan boxing coach suspected of running an Islamic State terrorist recruiting cell, two members of which were arrested in France and Morocco in 2016. Read Full Article at RSS
Man arrested for threatening wife with nail-infused bat called ‘the clown tickler’. “He claimed he created (it) to protect his children from scary clowns” [Creepy]
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Master Feed : The Atlantic
Obama at the Mountaintop
On this final MLK Day of Barack Obama’s presidency, many readers are reflecting on the rapid ascendance of the little known Illinois state senator with a funny name. Emily looks back to February 10, 2007: I watched Barack Obama announce, in Springfield, IL, that he would run for president. I think it… RSS
The seven wonders of Instagram have now been calculated according to hashtags, and the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben and the Golden Gate Bridge are the most photographed things in the world [Interesting]
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The Next Web
Bragi’s $149 answer to Apple’s AirPods are now available
Bragi, the German wireless audio gear company that first made a splash on Kickstarter, is finally ready to begin shipping its new cable-free earbuds, dubbed Headphone. The $149 set is a simpler version of the firm’s previous Dash headphones, which included fitness tracking capabilities and onboard storage… RSS
Every 25 years the Canadian returns to the lake of his birth to breed a new generation of pucklings [Cool]
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RT – Daily news
Rural Americans more likely to die of top 5 killers – CDC
The leading causes of death in the US are even more deadly for those living in rural areas, according to a new report from the CDC. The “striking gap” with urban communities is partly due to the distribution of resources, the agency found. Read Full Article at US Business
Pulling Retirement Cash, but Not by Choice
Baby boomers’ mandatory withdrawals from 401(k)s, IRAs and other tax-deferred retirement accounts start in full force this year. The obligatory outflows are expected to ripple through the U.S. economy, the stock market and a money-management industry.
Jetson Green
Off-Grid Cabin That Doubles as Ski Slope
This fun cabin was designed by the architecture firm Vardehaugen of Norway. It can function completely off-the-grid and features a sloping roof that the architects claim can serve as a ski/sledding trail and even a ski jumping slope, though I’m not sure how safe the latter is. Cabin Vindheim, as…
Muslim-Americans Remain Anxious About Trump Administration
In one community where many emigrated from harsh nations, the president-elect’s rhetoric brings worries of renewed repression. Cabinet nominees’ opposition to a registry hasn’t erased those concerns.(Image credit: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Calll)
Welcome to an emerging Asia: India and China stop feigning friendship while Russia plays all sides
After a few timid signs of warming, Sino-Indian relations seem to be headed for the freezer. While Beijing refuses to take Indian security concerns seriously, New Delhi may have decided to take the Chinese challenge head-on. To complicate matters for India, its erstwhile ally Russia, which has become…
A guide to the top contenders vying to be Hong Kong’s next chief executive
After five years under the unpopular Leung Chun-ying, Hong Kong will get a new leader on July 1, the 20th anniversary of the handover from British to Chinese rule. For many, the removal of “CY” has long been at the top of their wish list. “ABC,” or “Anything but CY,” became a popular refrain last year,…
2017 will bring a new triangle of instability, and an uprising of Luddites
A half century ago, Thomas Kuhn invented the term “paradigm shift.” It described a wholesale change in an arm of science—in its very definition, the fundamental concepts underlying it, and the rules of the road in studying it. Evolution and relativity are examples. In terms of technology, the iPhone…
Top News – MIT Technology Review
Will Science Have a Seat at President Trump’s Table?
Every president since FDR has had a science advisor. Trump has yet to name one or indicate leading candidates. Full Feed
Politicians Make Bootlegging Great Again
When Prohibition ended in 1933, my great-grandfather, Giuseppe Marano, thought his money-making glory days were over. Having made a good living selling alcoholic beverages to willing buyers at a time when that business was illegal across the country, he and his cohorts certainly viewed the passage…
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Samsung 2017 Handset’s Updates
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) with Android 7.0 Nougat spotted online.
Coronations, Coups, And Keeping Up With The Kardashians
It’s in our nature to idolize the rich and famous. But this week on Hidden Brain, we explore the other side of our nature: the part of us that wants to see the rich and powerful fall from grace.(Image credit: D Dipasupil/WireImage)
Doctors take inspiration from online dating to build organ transplant AI
When Bob Jones performed one of Victoria’s first liver transplants in 1988, he could not imagine that 29 years later he’d be talking about artificial intelligence and online dating. Jones is the director of Austin Health’s Victorian liver transplant unit in Melbourne, Australia, and along with his colleague…
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The Dangers of a “Universal Basic Income”
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssThe Dangers of a “Universal Basic Income”InterventionismValue and Exchange 0 Views Finland has announced that it is conducting a social policy “experiment” which deserves closer examination. Through 2017 and 2018, Finland will provide a guaranteed basic…
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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick isn’t on ‘Snapface’ or ‘InstantChat’
The NFL’s football players are increasingly using social media to build their brands, express their frustrations, and sell their condos, but the same familiarity shouldn’t be expected from one of the game’s most successful coaches. “SnapFace and all that, I don’t really get those,” the New England Patriots…
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Justin Trudeau’s vacation with Aga Khan under investigation
Probe into Canada PM’s winter vacation on billionaire Aga Khan’s private island in the Bahamas.
Vietnam Seen Moving Closer to Emerging Upgrade With Bank Opening
Death toll in Yemen conflict passes 10,000
UN humanitarian aid office says 40,000 people also injured in the conflict while 10 million need ‘urgent assistance’.
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mitsue kido deconstructs japanese objects into unusual lamps
adopting traditional crafts, the designer dramatically transforms the functions of iconic japanese items which provokes a cultural re-interpretation. The post mitsue kido deconstructs japanese objects into unusual lamps appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Always Hide A Knife for the Mailman
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Seen in Tokyo
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Young terminal cancer patient Becca tells us what to do: be kind to someone. Aims to create massive acts of kindness.
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The floor in front of the register has worn through all the floors since this restaurant opened in 1924.
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Making mum proud
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ELI5: Does Chicken Soup actually soothe our ailments when we have the cold or is it in our heads?
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Catching Cassini’s call
Paris (ESA) Jan 17, 2017 This week, ESA deep-space radio dishes on two continents are listening for signals from the international Cassini spacecraft, now on its final tour of Saturn. ESA’s sensitive tracking antennas at New Norcia, Western Australia, and Malargue, Argentina, are being called in…
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Russia-China Joint Space Studies Center May Be Created in Southeastern Russia
Krasnoyarsk (Sputnik) Jan 17, 2017 A joint-working space center of Russian and Chinese specialists could be built in Russia’s southeastern Zabaikalsky Territory, the press service of the region’s head said Monday in a statement. A center for joint work of Russian and Chinese specialists in…
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Unusual physics phenomenon could improve telecoms, computing
San Diego CA (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 Researchers at the University of California San Diego have demonstrated the world’s first laser based on an unconventional wave physics phenomenon called bound states in the continuum. The technology could revolutionize the development of surface lasers, making them…
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Italy joins EUROSAM’s Aster 30 B1NT program
Rome (UPI) Jan 13, 2017 EUROSAM, a consortium formed by Thales Group and MBDA Systems, has formally welcomed Italy to its Aster 30 Block 1 NT program. The B1NT program is an effort supported by the French and Italian defense ministries to develop new technology for the Aster missile in addition…
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exactEarth reports initial launch for its second generation real-time constellation
Cambridge, Canada (SPX) Jan 17, 2017 exactEarth Ltd. reports the successful launch of four hosted payloads for its next generation constellation, exactView RT powered by Harris. Launched aboard an Iridium NEXT satellite on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California,…
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Astrophysicists Discover Dimming of Binary Star
Notre Dame IN (SPX) Jan 17, 2017 A team of University of Notre Dame astrophysicists led by Peter Garnavich, professor of physics, has observed the unexplained fading of an interacting binary star, one of the first discoveries using the University’s Sarah L. Krizmanich Telescope. The binary…
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Study tracks ‘memory’ of soil moisture
Boston MA (SPX) Jan 17, 2017 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…
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Cheery robots may make creepy companions, but could be intelligent assistants
University Park PA (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 Cheery robots may give people the creeps and serious robots may actually ease anxiety depending on how users perceive the robot”s role in their lives, according to an international team of researchers. In a study of robot use in a retirement home, senior…
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SAGE III to Provide Highly Accurate Measurements of Atmospheric Gases
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Jan 17, 2017 The International Space Station (ISS) will soon get an important tool to investigate the Earth’s upper atmosphere capable of conducting highly accurate measurements of aerosols and gaseous constituents in the stratosphere and troposphere. The Stratospheric Aerosol…
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How the darkness and the cold killed the dinosaurs
Potsdam, Germany (SPX) Jan 17, 2017 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 now reconstructed how tiny droplets of sulfuric acid formed high up in the air after the well-known…
The 20 speakers in this jacket turn you into music – CNET
The jacket was recently demoed in Japan but, sadly, it’s not yet known if it’ll be available for public purchase.
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NASA plans another busy year for earth science fieldwork
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 13, 2017 NASA scientists are crisscrossing the globe in 2017 – from a Hawaiian volcano to Colorado mountain tops and west Pacific islands – to investigate critical scientific questions about how our planet is changing and what impacts humans are having on it. Field experiments…
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Hong Kong activists declare ‘war’ after appeal bid snub
Hong Kong (AFP) Jan 16, 2017 An appeal bid by two anti-China lawmakers against their disqualification from Hong Kong’s parliament was rejected Monday, as the activists declared “war” on the authorities. Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching are part of a new movement calling for semi-autonomous Hong…
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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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The global chain that produces your fish
Paris (AFP) Jan 16, 2017 That smoked salmon you bought for the New Year’s festivities has a story to tell. The salmon may have been raised in Scotland – but it probably began life as roe in Norway. Harvested at a coastal farm, the fish may have been sent to Poland to be smoked. It…
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Uganda military denies Congolese rebels left camp
Kampala (AFP) Jan 16, 2017 Uganda’s military on Monday denied that armed Congolese rebels sheltering in the country had crossed back into the Democratic Republic of Congo, saying they were still in their camp. The DRC government said Sunday that at least 200 former members of M23, a mostly ethnic…
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Hong Kong leadership hopeful pledges to heal city’s ‘heartache’
Hong Kong (AFP) Jan 16, 2017 Hong Kong’s tough former deputy leader Carrie Lam, widely seen as China’s favourite in an upcoming election for the top post, pledged Monday to end the divided city’s “heartache” as she announced her candidacy. Lam was deputy to the unpopular current chief executive…
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How China is poised for marine fisheries reform
Stanford CA (SPX) Jan 17, 2017 As global fish stocks continue sinking to alarmingly low levels, a joint study by marine fisheries experts from within and outside of China concluded that the country’s most recent fisheries conservation plan can achieve a true paradigm shift in marine fisheries management…
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Snow traps 1,000 motorists in Tunisia
Tunis (AFP) Jan 16, 2017 Heavy snow trapped around 1,000 motorists in northwest Tunisia, with heavy blizzards from Europe sweeping the Mediterranean country, the prime minister’s office said Monday. Drifts blocked roads including a major highway in the province of Jendouba on Sunday evening,…
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Short-lived greenhouse gases cause centuries of sea-level rise
Boston MA (SPX) Jan 10, 2017 Even if there comes a day when the world completely stops emitting greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, coastal regions and island nations will continue to experience rising sea levels for centuries afterward, according to a new study by researchers at MIT and Simon…
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Deep mantle chemistry surprise: Carbon content not uniform
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 17, 2017 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 by Carnegie’s Marion Le Voyer and Erik Hauri of crystals containing completely enclosed…
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John Lewis tells Americans on MLK day: ‘You must never hate’
Civil rights icon John Lewis makes a Martin Luther King Day address after a row with Donald Trump.
Sunlight’s Bane Premieres New Song “Begrudging Soul” From Upcoming New Album “The Blackest Volume: Like All The Earth Was Buried” (aka TBVLATEWB)
Sunlight’s Bane from Michigan premieres a new song titled “Begrudging Soul”, taken from the upcoming new album “The Blackest Volume: Like All The Earth Was Buried” (aka TBVLATEWB), which will be released via Innerstrength Records on February 17th. Check out now “Begrudging Soul” below. Read More/Discuss…
Sanctuary Streaming “Die For My Sins” From Upcoming Release “Inception”
U.S. metal act Sanctuary is streaming “Die For My Sins”, taken from the upcoming release “Inception”, the official prequel to 1988’s classic debut “Refuge Denied”. Century Media Records has set February 24, 2017 as the release date for it. “Inception” contains presumed lost 1986 studio recordings,…
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Americans increasingly want government health care, new poll shows
Following President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, a new poll finds that more Americans want government-provided health insurance, with demand growing not only among Democrats, but poorer Republicans too. Read Full Article at
The New Yorker
On Health Care, We’ll Have What Congress Is Having
In the fall of 1994, the Clinton Administration’s much debated comprehensive, and complicated, health-insurance bill—known derisively as Hillarycare—died quietly on Capitol Hill. It was a moment that, the Princeton sociologist Paul Starr later argued, would “go down as one of the great lost political…
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Trump team defends health pick Tom Price over ethics charge
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team defended his nominee for health and human services (HHS) secretary, Tom Price, from charges that he bought shares in a company days before introducing legislation that would have benefited the firm.
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Mastercard built a mobile marketplace for farmers in East Africa
More than two billion people across the world continue to stay unbanked. One of the biggest reasons for that exclusion is accessibility. In developing countries in particular, low-income groups tend to get left out of the fold because they don’t have…
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People shot at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park on MLK Day
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I secretly race my wife every time we are both putting pillows into pillowcases.
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Google Assistant might soon let you make payments
A teardown of a new beta version of the official Google App for Android – which includes the company’s Assistant service – by the folks at XDA Developers reveals that you might soon be able to make payments using the AI-powered bot across supported devices. It isn’t clear exactly how that will work,… Politics And Policy
Chief Senate Parliamentarian Plays Crucial Role in Health Care Legislation
Elizabeth MacDonough, the sixth person and first woman to hold the title of chief Senate parliamentarian, will play a crucial role in determining what can be included in legislation enabling the Senate to roll back major parts of the Affordable Care Act. Politics And Policy
Trump Explains Why He Twists Business’s Arms
In a Wall Street Journal interview, Donald Trump explains that his strong-arming of businesses, a departure from traditional conservative beliefs, is designed to set a tone for other companies, Gerald F. Seib writes. Politics And Policy
Chairman’s Global Dinner Most Exclusive Event Preceding Trump Inauguration
The most exclusive event preceding President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration is a black-tie, invitation-only dinner aimed at introducing foreign diplomats to the team tasked with implementing the “America First” policies of the next administration. Politics And Policy
A Financial Council That the GOP Loathes Could Work in Its Favor
Republicans have for years trashed the Financial Stability Oversight Council as too political, opaque, and overreaching. But once a GOP administration takes control of the panel, they may find its broad remit useful in quickly scaling back Obama-era policies. Politics And Policy
Democrats’ Fissures Re-Emerge as Party Seeks New Leader
Democratic fissures exposed in last year’s presidential primary campaign between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have roared back to life in the race for party leader. Politics And Policy
Looming Expiration of N.Y. Millionaire’s Tax Presents Dilemma for Cuomo
The coming expiration of a surcharge on high-earning New Yorkers is putting Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a thorny political position. Politics And Policy
Global Elite Face a World of Uncertainty
As the world’s financial, corporate and political elites gather this week for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos, the global economic order is teetering. The question is whether it can be rescued.
Lecherous Gaze Debuts New Song “Reptile Minds” From Upcoming New Album “One Fifteen”
Oakland, California’s Lecherous Gaze debuts a new song entitled “Reptile Minds” and taken from the upcoming new album “One Fifteen”. Produced by Greg Wilkinson at Earhammer Studios and mastered by Carl Saff, “One Fifteen” is the band’s third full-length and follow-up to the band’s 2014 album “Zeta Reticuli… Asia Home
Australia Utility Duet Accepts Takeover 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. Asia Home
Study Raises Specter of More Last Line Resistant Bacteria
Bacteria resistant to last line antibiotics are likely circulating more widely than currently reported and among people with no signs of infection, according to a new genetic analysis of resistant bacteria found in patients at four U.S. hospitals. Asia Home
North Korean Defections Swell as Political Elite Look South
More North Koreans are fleeing their country for political reasons, rather than economic reasons, and an increase in defections by Pyongyang’s elite will ultimately weaken Kim Jong Un’s regime, South Korea’s unification minister said. Asia Home
Lenovo Thought It Knew How to Fix Brands—Then It Bought Motorola
Success with a deal for IBM personal computers led China’s Lenovo to underestimate the difficulty of reviving smartphone company Motorola Mobility. “We underestimated the differences of the culture and the business model,” says the CEO.
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Vodafone virtualising core network with Ericsson and Cisco
Vodafone has partnered with Ericsson and Cisco to virtualise its core network in the hope that it will improve customer experience while reducing opex and capex spend.
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South Korean prosecutor says to question Park by early February
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s special prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday it plans to question President Park Geun-hye by early February in its investigation of a corruption scandal that saw her impeached by parliament last month.
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Top Chinese official to meet Philippines’ Duterte
MANILA (Reuters) – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will meet on Tuesday with China’s Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin, the most high-profile Chinese visitor since he took power last year and launched surprise moves to engage with historic rival Beijing.
Soccer Bosses Want a $1 Billion Pan-American Tournament
Sleuthing for Fed Dots Hints at Yellen Plotting Three 17 Hikes
Sweden Gains, South Korea Reigns as World’s Most Innovative Economies
Trump to Meet Boeing CEO a Second Time Over Air Force One, Says Source
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How to Win at Life
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Cadillac Sees Double-Digit Sales Growth in China This Year
The General Motors brand expects sales in China to continue growing at a double-digit rate.
Spectral Premieres New Song “Nihilist” From Upcoming Debut Album “Neural Correlates of Hate”
Hailing from Bucharest, Romania technical death metal outfit Spectral premieres a new track titled “Nihilist”, taken from the band’s upcoming debut album “Neural Correlates of Hate”. The band’s recording lineup features such well-known names as Romain Goulon (Benighted, Necrophagist, Monument Of Misanthropy)…
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China tightens party loyalty requirements in sensitive year
BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese public sector managers in education and media must adhere to new rules of party loyalty and “socialist statesmanship” to keep their jobs, the latest move to limit dissent in a sensitive leadership transition year.
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Tablet PC deals For the Chinese New Year
As the Chinese New Year nearby(It is on Jan 27) , a lot of electronics have a big deal now. Here are what the deals are as you could see below.Best Ever DealsTeclast Tbook 16 Pro 2 in 1 Tablet PC with Keyboard      $219.99Jumper Ezbook 2 Ultrabook Laptop      $175.99CHUWI LapBook Windows 10 Laptop   …
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Encke’s Comet, Celestial Poetics, and the Dawn of Popular Astronomy: How Emma Converse Became the Carl Sagan of the 19th Century
“The moment so long looked for may be nearer than we think, when, with a powerful grasp, like that of Newton, some watcher of the stars shall seize the secret of cometic history.” “A comet,” wrote Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan, “[is] a great clock, ticking out decades or geological ages once each perihelion…
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Norway’s Fish For Brains Trade With India (Part I: Background)
Submitted by Nick Camran of Letters from Norway This is a personal story, discussing skilled immigration experiences and implications in both Norway and in the USA. I am a native born American of Indian origin having worked in both the US and Norwegian IT sectors. To translate the Norwegian references,…
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Three arrested near North Dakota pipeline protest site
(Reuters) – Three protesters were arrested on Monday for trespassing along the Dakota Access Pipeline construction site, police said, where a fierce months-long demonstration has unfolded against the building of a multibillion-dollar pipeline. – Top Stories
The Wall Street Journal: Trump says core part of House GOP corporate-tax plan is ‘too complicated’
Trump came out critical in his first comments on a key part of House Republicans’ corporate-tax plan.
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Russia turns to Libya with show of support for eastern commander
TUNIS (Reuters) – A visit to a Russian aircraft carrier by Libya’s Khalifa Haftar has given the eastern–based commander a symbolic boost while also signaling Moscow’s interest in a greater role in the region following its intervention in Syria.
Fast Company
Richard Branson’s Next Big Idea: Sports Festivals
We chat with the Virgin founder about where he gets inspiration for his diverse businesses, and how he ties them all together. We chat with the Virgin founder about where he gets inspiration for his diverse businesses, and how he ties them all together.When I was in elementary…
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BAE explores airborne laser deflector shield concept
“Engage deflector shields!” is a command often heard on the bridge of spaceships locked in battle in futuristic science fiction movies, but with little explanation of how those defensive contraptions actually work. Now, however, the boffins at BAE Systems believe that a new type of directed…
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Newly-discovered protein keeps your biological clock running
We’re all familiar with the inescapable effects that the constant march of time has on our bodies, but the processes that drive aging are still offering up surprises. Scientists have long known that DNA segments called telomeres play a crucial part in our biological clock, but new research…
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Flying Brit plans to soar past four major wingsuit world records
A British wingsuit jumper is planning an assault on no less than four of the biggest world records in the sport. Jumping from a height over 40,000 feet, he aims to break the distance record of 19-odd miles, the top speed record of more than 250mph and the duration record of 9 minutes… Continue…
Original NVIDIA SHIELD gets its game-changing update next week
It must have been an emotional roller coaster for owners of the original NVIDIA SHIELD. At first, it seemed that NVIDIA was rolling out the big Android 7.0 update to the first gen SHIELD, including all the sweat features in the new SHIELD. But just as suddenly, it yanked away that update. The good news…
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studio gram diagonally divides adelaide cafe into two
one side wood, the other painted in black; abbots & kinney is a pastry shop with a seemingly split personality. The post studio gram diagonally divides adelaide cafe into two appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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NASA video recreates Huygen probe’s historic landing on Titan
Before NASA’s Cassini probe captured the most detailed images of Saturn we’ve ever seen, it dropped its companion Huygens on Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. The probe’s historic landing took place on June 14th, 2005. Now, the space agency has taken the…
Taiwan Ex-premier Will Lead a Delegation to Trump’s Inauguration
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Philippines defense minister says China arms on islands worrying
MANILA (Reuters) – China’s recent installation of weapons on artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea was “very troubling”, the Philippines’ defense minister said on Tuesday, after Manila quietly protested Beijing’s activities.
Dear Donald Trump: A letter from Palestine
‘The US must start treating Palestinians as equals to Israelis.’
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ISIS is now weaponizing drones with bombs for suicide missions
With its hold over territories in Syria and the Northern Iraqi city of Mosul slipping steadily, terrorist group ISIS is finding itself forced to improvise in its battle against Iraqi Security Forces (ISF). Its latest weapon: Bombers fashioned out of commercially available drones. The radical outfit has…
Generous friend or reckless bully: Sushma Swaraj’s Twitter diplomacy is a dangerous tightrope walk
In a government thin on talent and high on bluster, Sushma Swaraj is a standout for keeping her head down. India’s minister of external affairs operates with quiet efficiency, enforcing prime minister Narendra Modi’s expansive foreign policy. Although some doubt the extent of her role in determining…
India’s space agency will use its satellites to watch over the depleting mangroves around Mumbai
The Indian space agency has joined hands with the government of the state of Maharashtra to protect mangroves, a vital part of the region’s ecology and vegetation. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will use its satellites to track and record the status of mangroves in Mumbai, the capital…
Europe’s sterile secularism could do with a dose of India’s founding ideals
Religion is one of the toughest challenges facing modern secular societies in their search for identity, equality and cohesion. It’s increasingly a stronger source of identity than nationality or ethnicity for minorities and migrants while majorities appear to grow more and more religiously indifferent….
In photos: A winter chill sweeps through northern India
Winter is in full swing in India and some parts of the country are recording temperatures even lower than those of places along the ice sheets of Antarctica. The Kashmir Valley is in the middle of a 40-day period called Chillai Kalan, the harshest spell of winter that begins every year on Dec. 21. On…
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Becomes Top Grossing US 2016 Release With Over $500m
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I found this cleaning out Grandmas house.
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How come ‘Nathan For You’ isn’t more popular? It’s the most hilarious TV show ever.
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TIL Iceland is the only country without mosquitoes.
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Iran Commemorates “Captured US Sailors”-Day With Massive Billboard
Just over a year since Iran captured 10 US sailors – and detained them for around 15 hours – for entering Iranian waters “illegally,” it appears America’s nuclear-deal-partner wants to make sure its citizenry do not forget… Huge billboard in Tehran commemorates the capture of the US sailors… h/t…
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US has increased efforts to recruit Russian diplomats in recent years – Lavrov
US intelligence agencies have been actively trying to recruit senior Russian diplomats over the past several years, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who also said that US diplomats in Russia have engaged in espionage. Read Full Article at
New Multi-Million Dollar Superyachts Buoyed by Brexit
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Egypt’s Sisi says cabinet reshuffle ‘very soon’
CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will reshuffle his cabinet soon, he told state newspapers in an interview published on Tuesday.
UBS Chairman Axel Weber Says Mood at Davos Is Too Gloomy
Irish Minister Sees Wave of Brexit Relocations by Mid-2017
Digital Trends
These ambulances can alert drivers of their approach by interrupting loud music
If, like many drivers, you like to have tunes pumping out of your music system to a level that causes your hair to vibrate, then there may be occasions when you’re not fully aware that an ambulance is coming up the rear, or perhaps approaching from another street. Of course, this increases the chance…
Digital Trends
This elaborate homemade selfie stick offers a wacky self-portrait solution
Tiny selfie sticks like the one we featured recently are all well and good, but what about self-portrait snappers who like the idea of a more elaborate setup? Well, a homemade solution recently landed on the web sporting a design that could be fairly described as anything from “plain bonkers” to “possibly…
Donald Trump Signed His Presidential Oath Before Election Day (PHOTO)
Donald Trump will be repeating himself when he takes his presidential oath this week, because he already did it … long ago. Trump slapped his autograph on a faux Presidential Oath of Office doc — with the full text — back in November of 2015…
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Gymnastics coach makes an amazing catch. (x-post /r/beamazed)
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Saille Premieres New Song “Genesis 11:1-9”
Following the stellar “Eldritch” album (reviewed here), Saille’s follow-up release “Gnosis” is on the horizon for a spring release, and today we’re premiering a new track from the impending full-length album. Check out “Genesis 11:1-9,” the fourth track cut off this nine song concept release, in the…
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Interior nominee Zinke disputes Trump on climate change
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s choice to head the Interior Department on Tuesday rejected the president-elect’s claim that climate change is a hoax, saying it is indisputable that environmental changes are affecting the world’s temperature and human activity is a major reason….
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Nearly 50 House Democrats vow to boycott Trump inauguration
WASHINGTON (AP) — The roster of House Democrats planning to boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration grew to about 50 on Tuesday in a protest of the New York businessman’s policies and his repeated criticism of legendary civil rights activist John Lewis….
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France braces for coldest temperatures in five years
Temperatures in France on Tuesday are expected to drop to their lowest level in five years as officials and charities announced extraordinary measures in response to the winter cold.
Bob Arum Says Floyd Vs. Conor Talk Is BS (VIDEO)
Bob Arum is calling major BS on Floyd Mayweather, Dana White, and Conor McGregor … saying all this talk about boxing vs MMA superfight is “absolute nonsense.”
Teenage Bollywood actor faces vicious social media abuse and no one knows why
She’s sixteen, talented, newly famous. And unfortunately, facing vile abuse on social media.  Zaira Wasim, the young actor who dazzled audiences with her flawless debut in Dangal — India’s highest-grossing film ever — posted an inexplicable “confession/apology” on Facebook last night.  And then, she… – latest science and technology news stories
HSBC funding Indonesian forest destruction: Greenpeace
Greenpeace on Tuesday accused banking giant HSBC of helping to arrange billions of dollars in financing for companies whose palm oil operations have been blamed for destroying vast swathes of Indonesian rainforest. – latest science and technology news stories
Sonar maps from MH370 search will reveal more about seafloor
The deep-sea sonar search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may not have found the plane but will reveal more about how land beneath the Indian Ocean formed over millions of years and where oil fields could lie. – latest science and technology news stories
GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes
In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government’s most powerful conservation tools, after decades of complaints that it hinders drilling, logging and other activities.
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Hardy Houseplants That Double as Low-Maintenance Decor
Bringing nature indoors with an eye-catching houseplant is a great way to breathe new life into your home. Yet keeping that houseplant alive is another story. Kate here, and I’ve cycled through my share of plants, despite my best efforts to maintain them. Today I’m sharing 5 hardy selections that have…
Melania Trump to Leave D.C. for New York After Inauguration
Melania Trump will enjoy the White House for a grand total of 2 days before returning to New York City, because she has mom work to do. Sources connected with the soon-to-be First Lady tell us, Melania wants life for her son to be as normal as…
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Liberals back center-right for EU parliament president
STRASBOURG (Reuters) – The European liberal party ALDE withdrew its candidate from Tuesday’s ballot to elect a new speaker of the European Parliament and said it would back the center-right, seeking a new pro-EU coalition.
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Brickbat: For Your Protection
A New York law supporters said would protect boxers is killing the sport in the state. The law, passed last year, requires $1 million insurance for each boxer on a card to cover life-threatening brain injuries. Promoters say they can afford that for big championship fights but not for the small, local…
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Merkel’s Human Rights Speaker Resigns Over Refugee Policy
Submitted by Mike Shedlock via, Merkel’s human rights speaker, Erika Steinbach, resigned over the chancellor’s immigration policy. She also left the CDU party. Erika Steinbach, who’s been with Chancellor Merkel’s CDU for 43 years, has strongly criticized the leader’s handling of the…
Timekit wants to make it easy to build your own online booking system
 Timekit, a Danish startup that offers a developer-friendly online booking platform, has closed $1.7 million in seed funding. The round was led by Connect Ventures, with participation from a group of rather noteworthy angel investors. Read More
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Looking Past The Continued Doom And Gloom Predictions For Chinese Stocks
Everyone is talking about how China is going to collapse under the heavy corporate debt burden and, despite years of mouthing the same tired old story line, China is still standing rather tall.
Digital Trends
Here’s an Xbox One controller you can play with in the pool
If you live, breathe, and sweat Xbox every waking hour, then here’s a little something to further feed your rampant addiction to Microsoft’s gaming platform. The exquisite Xbox Inflatable is perfect for outdoor fun in the pool or ocean, though if you’re wondering why on earth it’s launching now – what…
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Gerber Diesel Multi-Plier
This tool was a right of passage to manhood in my family. At age 12 you became a man, because that’s when you received your very own Gerber Diesel Multi-Plier. I’ve loved it ever since that exciting day I first opened it. For the longest time this was the only tool I needed, and in many ways still is….
LAPD Fears Unrest, Even Riots During Trump Protests
The LAPD will be massively out in force Friday, bracing for what they believe could be large, unruly crowds protesting the beginning of the Trump presidency. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, LAPD cops will have riot gear at the ready as they try to…
5G Report Gauges Trillion-Dollar Impacts
A report sponsored by Qualcomm said 5G networks ultimately will have economic benefits measured in trillions of dollars.
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Russia expects dialogue with Trump on nuclear weapons: Lavrov
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia expects to have a dialogue with the Trump administration on strategic stability, including on nuclear weapons, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday. – latest science and technology news stories
Risk of tree species disappearing in central Africa ‘a major concern,’ say researchers
Human disturbance may often be criticised for harming the environment, but new research suggests a persistent lack of human attention in the central African forest could actually cause some tree species to disappear.
Reuters: Top News
Wilbur Ross, Trump’s Commerce pick, offshored 2,700 jobs since 2004
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Billionaire Wilbur Ross, chosen by Donald Trump to help implement the president-elect’s trade agenda, earned his fortune in part by running businesses that have offshored thousands of U.S. jobs, according to Labor Department data attained by Reuters.
New Scientist – Online news
Don’t judge drug funding on political grounds
A cash-starved health service like the NHS has to make tough decisions on drug funding – but the “worthiness” of patients shouldn’t be a factor
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Democrats Are Unprepared for the Trump Era
For Democrats and other progressive types, Winter Is Coming. Scratch that. Winter has hit—full force—and hordes of White Walkers are now wilding across the land.It’s not merely that the party’s presidential dreams were crushed. Defeat came at the hands of a chest-thumping reality-TV star with the attention…
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Australian businesses rank last in global artificial intelligence maturity: Infosys
Research from the IT outsourcing company has revealed that Australian businesses rank last in artificial intelligence maturity globally, with a lack of skills and ethical concerns impacting adoption levels.
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Filmic Pro app makes it easy to color correct iPhone 7 video
If “the best camera is the one that’s with you,” then you always have a pretty damn good camera if you own an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus. To give you more options than Apple provides, Filmic has just released a beta version of its Pro app that lets you shoot…
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Former Black Panther To Tucker Carlson: Congressman John Lewis “Presided Over The Destruction of Black America”
Vietnam veteran and former “Berkeley Black Panther” liberal turned conservative author, Mason Weaver, appeared on Tucker Carlson Tonight with some harsh words for Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga), who recently referred to President-elect Trump as illegitimate. Weaver considers Lewis a turncoat…
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This is the lightest laptop money can buy
Fujitsu has unleashed a bunch of new laptops, tablets and workstations aimed at the business market – no less than 18 of them – with the highlight being an incredibly light LifeBook.The LifeBook U937/P is a 13.3-inch notebook which weighs in at a mind-boggling 799g, with a thickness of 15.5mm.The weight…
Carlsberg Cold War Analyst Says New Russia Status a Game Changer
Congo Drops Objection to $3.8 Billion Freeport, Lundin Sales
Zurich Cuts Technology Spend as Greco Seeks $1.5 Billion Savings
Nigeria Cashew Farmers Plan Output Boost With Eye on Exports
U.K. Inflation Surges to Fastest in 2 1/2 Years as Pound Slumps
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Boko Haram claims Nigeria university attack
BAUCHI/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – Islamist militant group Boko Haram has said it was behind Monday’s twin suicide bombing at a university in north eastern Nigeria which killed two people. – latest science and technology news stories
Mysterious stranding kills 81 false killer whales off Southwest Florida
More than 80 false killer whales have been found dead after stranding themselves along the remote coast of Southwest Florida in Everglades National Park, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Monday.
Rubbermaid Configurations Custom Closet Folding Laundry Hamper $11.29
Rubbermaid Configurations Custom Closet Folding Laundry Hamper $11.29
Pokémon Go generated revenues of $950 million in 2016
Pokémon Go generated an estimated $950 million in revenues in 2016, according to a report by market researcher App Annie. Niantic Labs launched Pokémon Go on July 6, 2016, and it became a smash hit. Within a couple of months, Niantic announced that it had been downloaded more than 500 million times….
Facebook launches incubator for data-driven startups in Paris’ Station F campus
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced today the company will become a founding partner of Paris’ massive new Station F startup campus. The company will open the “Startup Garage,” which will be an incubator for between 10 and 15 data-driven startups. The mission fits Facebook’s general focus in Paris,… World News
Tourists Flock to Japan, but Keep Their Wallets Closed
Tourists are flooding into Japan in record numbers, but spending growth has slowed sharply in part because Chinese visitors are shying away from expensive items such as jewelry. World News
A Trade War with China Could Lead to Shooting
Provocations by President-elect Trump over commerce and territory could escalate into armed conflict between Washington and Beijing.
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pixel pancho paints robots, greenery and machinery at wynwood walls in miami
the italian artist’s ongoing fascination with the human, natural and robotic worlds come together for this larger-than-life mural in miami. The post pixel pancho paints robots, greenery and machinery at wynwood walls in miami appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Fast Company
What Happened When I Stopped Saying “Sorry” At Work For A Week
What if you decided to thank people whenever you felt the impulse to say “sorry”? What if you decided to thank people whenever you felt the impulse to say “sorry”?We all say “I’m sorry” too often—that much you already know. And, trust me, I’m right in that boat with you. I’m consciously…
Fast Company
Why You Might Do Your Best Work When You Don’t Have A Boss
When unexpected changes leave employees without a boss, they are often given room to grow. When unexpected changes leave employees without a boss, they are often given room to grow.The distress over employee retention has reached a fever pitch. The data couldn’t be clearer that…
Fast Company
Three Essential Rules For Desperate Freelancers To Avoid Getting Screwed
The moment someone asks for your services is the moment they expect you to ask to be paid for them. The moment someone asks for your services is the moment they expect you to ask to be paid for them.When you’re anxious to get work or earn a quick windfall, you’re more likely to…
Fast Company
How (And Why) To Master The Habit Of Delaying Gratification
Impulse control is something you can practice, and these three daily techniques can help. Impulse control is something you can practice, and these three daily techniques can help.You already know what delaying gratification entails, which means you already know how difficult it…
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Trump’s criticism only draws Europeans closer, says French minister
PARIS (Reuters) – Criticism of Europe by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump only serves to reinforce European solidarity, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Tuesday.
macOS Sierra will soon warn if your display sucks up battery
If there were three things that defined the late 2016 MacBook Pros, they’d be the Touch Bar, Thunderbolt 3 ports, and contentious battery life. Apple has received no small amount of flak, warranted or not, for the not so 10 hours of battery life promised by the company. Apple has taken those criticisms…
RT – Daily news
US anti-Russia sanctions failed, united Russians around President Putin – Trump’s advisor
Trump advisor Anthony Scaramucci says US sanctions against Russia have, in fact, united the nation around President Putin and his government, having the opposite effect to that desired by Washington, largely due to the toughness of “Russian culture.” Read Full Article at
Facebooks Sandberg Unveils Startup Garage in Paris – Top Stories
The Wall Street Journal: Rolls-Royce to make $800 million settlement in corruption probe
Under the agreement with U.S., U.K. and Brazilian authorities, the U.K.-based maker of jet and marine engines admits to guilt in some of its business dealings overseas.
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Huawei Mate 9, the best phone you need in 2017
As we contemplate what lies ahead in 2017, one thing is for certain: we all need the Huawei Mate 9 in our lives.With its incredible battery life, and the most powerful chipset ever seen on a smartphone, the Huawei Mate 9 promises to bring calm and clarity to your hectic daily lives; on a beautiful 5.9-inch…
In An Ever-Changing Music Industry, Cash For Hits Remains A Constant
In the 1950s and ’60s, payola scandals led to Congressional investigations. Though today’s tactics are more nuanced than handing a DJ a briefcase full of money, pay for play is still alive and well.(Image credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Drugs For Rare Diseases Have Become Uncommonly Rich Monopolies
Drugmakers have brought almost 450 orphan drugs to market and collected rich incentives by doing so. But nearly a third of the medicines aren’t new or were repurposed many times for financial gain.(Image credit: NPR, Kaiser Health News/Evaluate Pharma analysis for Kaiser Health News on Sept. 21, 2016)
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Thailand to begin amending draft constitution on king’s request
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s junta chief said on Tuesday he would begin amending the country’s draft constitution after the new king requested changes to provisions relating to royal powers.
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Sinosphere: U.S. Ambassadors in Asia Make Final Plea for Dead Trans-Pacific Trade Pact
Max Baucus, the ambassador to China, and five others told Congress in an open letter that the United States should not cede its position in Asia-Pacific trade to China.
Turkey’s constitutional reform: All you need to know
Supporters say the constitutional reform will bring stability, but critics believe it may ‘lead to a one-man rule’.
Lavrov: Russia inviting Trump officials to Syria talks
Foreign minister says Russia and US could start discussions on ‘fighting terrorism’ in Syria at summit in Kazakhstan. – latest science and technology news stories
New blades and generators for more efficient small wind turbines
Small wind turbines, for domestic and small scale commercial use, are currently relatively expensive and struggle to compete with solar solutions. The key to increasing their competitiveness is bringing down their cost and improving performance.
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‘He Is Going to Test Our Democracy as It Has Never Been Tested’
Sometime early last fall, John Dean says he began having nightmares about a Trump presidency. He would wake in the middle of the night, agitated and alarmed, struggling to calm his nerves. “I’m not somebody who remembers the details of dreams,” he told me in a recent phone call from his home in Los Angeles…. – latest science and technology news stories
Bikeshare cycles dumped en masse in China
More than 500 bicycles from China’s flourishing bike-sharing companies have been dumped in huge piles on the streets of the southern city of Shenzhen, reports said. – Top Stories
Outside the Box: The truth about real news versus ‘fake news’ is not fit to print
The uproar about ‘fake news’ is not about what the public sees, but who controls it, writes Satyajit Das. – Top Stories
Outside the Box: How Trump can be a great president
Successful leaders focus on their public message, not policy and paperwork, writes George Friedman. World News
Suspect in Istanbul Nightclub Attack Trained in Afghanistan
The gunman apprehended for allegedly opening fire at a fancy Istanbul night spot early on New Year’s Day, killing 39 people, received training in Afghanistan before arriving in Turkey, according to a Turkish official.
Singapore Wealth Fund Hits Snag on Vietnam Deal Approval
Palestinians in Latin America unite ‘for Palestine’
Al Jazeera speaks with Ziad el-Aloul, a Palestinian activist, about ways to unite Palestinian diaspora in Latin America. RSS
Our long international nightmare is finally over…or is it? [Followup]
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Hoover UH72400 WindTunnel Air Steerable Upright Vacuum $69.99
Hoover UH72400 WindTunnel Air Steerable Upright Vacuum $69.99
Scientists are catching sea turtles ‘rodeo style’ for an important reason
Turtles have an excellent sense of direction, and how they manage to find their way home time after time has long been a source of fascination for scientists. While it’s believed turtles use the Earth’s magnetic fields to navigate when migrating long distances, researchers think sunrises might be a…
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This ‘smiling’ dolphin is being hunted into extinction
The nearly extinct “smiling” Irrawaddy dolphins continue to get hunted in Myanmar’s waters by illegal fishermen. According to AFP, water pollution and electrofishing — where people use car batteries to shock the dolphins — are chiefly responsible for the dolphins’ deaths. SEE ALSO: This bone found…
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Gabriel says protectionism, nationalism not recipe for greatness
BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel on Tuesday issued an indirect warning against stoking nationalism and promoting protectionism to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
BBC News – World
Radar sensor for the home which can ‘see’ through walls
The radar imaging system is capable of detecting movement and “seeing” through walls.
Fast Company
Why Your Good Habits Might Actually Be Holding You Back
Relying on what made you successful in the past can hinder you. Here’s how to break those habits. Relying on what made you successful in the past can hinder you. Here’s how to break those habits.It’s the time of year many of us are trying to build good habits. But while habits…
Russia Invites Trump to Send Aides to Syria Talks in Kazakhstan
Nintendo Switch eschews bundled games to keep price down
The Nintendo Switch is unconventional in more ways than one. In addition to its unorthodox hybrid form factor, its launch is also a bit unusual, almost unsettling. Breaking away not just from its own tradition but that of other consoles as well, Nintendo won’t be launching the Switch with any bundled…
Odd Lots: How The Big Bull Market in Bonds Could Come Crashing Down
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Fighting halts food air drops to Syria’s Deir-al-Zor: WFP
GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N.’s World Food Programme has temporarily suspended air drops of vital supplies to the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor due to heavy fighting there, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
Roleadro Solar Spotlight 2 in 1 Adjustable Security Wall Light (Pack of 2) $19.79
Roleadro Solar Spotlight 2 in 1 Adjustable Security Wall Light (Pack of 2) $19.79
The Next Web
How machine learning is ushering in a new age of customer service
While machine learning itself is nothing new, the speed at which data can now be processed, analyzed and actioned has completely changed the machine-learning game. Readily affordable computing power, the quantity of data available, and algorithms we never thought we could use are now possible. Though the…
RT – Daily news
Most Russians feel threat from external enemies, poll shows
Over two-thirds of Russians are sure that their country has enemies and over half the population think that these enemies pose a real threat, according to a recent poll conducted by independent research group the Levada Center. Read Full Article at
Latest news
Artificial Intelligence Will Improve the World of Work
Computers have long helped us at work. But with artificial intelligence we can now work with them in more collaborative and intuitive ways.
Reuters: World News
Uganda minister says Congo’s former M23 rebels not welcome in Uganda
KAMPALA (Reuters) – Former Congolese rebels who have lived in disarmament camps in Uganda for years are not welcome and are not Uganda’s problem, a state minister told Reuters on Tuesday.
Raspberry Pi beefs up its Compute Module for industrial users
 The Raspberry Pi Foundation has upgraded its Compute Module which is designed for embedded computing and industrial users wanting to produce customized products powered by the microprocessor, such as large-format smart displays. Read More
WisHome 100 LEDs 33ft USB Powered Copper Wire Starry Fairy String Lights $8.99
WisHome 100 LEDs 33ft USB Powered Copper Wire Starry Fairy String Lights $8.99
J.K. Rowling has a cutting response to Trump’s quote about ‘heroes’
LONDON — It’s surely only a matter of time before Donald Trump goes on a wild, 5am Twitter rant about J.K. Rowling. The Harry Potter author has been aiming a steady campaign of social media-based ribbing at the President-elect for a while now — and in the last week her volume of Trump-based burns have…
Open borders and vintage Balkan hand grenades are being blamed for a crime wave in Sweden
Sweden third largest city, Malmö, has built a reputation as the country’s Chicago. But it’s not just gun violence that’s blighted the port city. It’s borne the brunt of the hand-grenade attacks that have been on the rise in Sweden in the last couple of years: the number of grenade attacks jumped from…
Here are answers to Donald Trump’s many dubious questions about Africa
Donald Trump’s transition team has sent the State Department four pages of questions about Africa that reveal an administration deeply skeptical of Africa’s place in US foreign policy. Throughout the queries, obtained by the New York Times, Trump’s team questions the value of US engagement on the continent…
Singapore has the world’s second-most powerful passport
Singaporeans already have one of the best airports in the world. Now they have one of the best passports, too. In a recent ranking of the world’s most powerful passports, Singapore placed behind only Germany, joining Sweden in a tie for second place. The city-state beat all other Asian nations, including…
Forward, a $149 per month medical startup, aims to be the Apple Store of doctor’s offices
 It was cold and pouring outside as the Uber pulled up at 180 Sutter Street in downtown San Francisco. Inside, a man dressed all in black offered to take my jacket and umbrella as he ushered me through the clinical white lobby to a set of chairs, handing me a bottle of VOSS. I scanned the room, eyeing…
Flooring Trends: Rustic Wood
Home design trends come and go, but classic styles stand the test of time — looking as chic today as […] The post Flooring Trends: Rustic Wood appeared first on Founterior.
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Chinese official fired for calling Mao ‘devil’ on social media – report
A Chinese official has been dismissed after he slammed the country’s long-departed leader Mao Zedong a “devil” on social media, and called the annual ceremony to mark Mao’s birthday “the world’s largest cult activity.” Read Full Article at
Cool Hunting
Buy: Hexapod
With education as its primary function, STEMI’s hexapod kit teaches users how to build a six-legged robot and then program its movements. Of the many brain-expanding elements, a better understanding of 3D models and electronics’ technologies are applicable…… … – Top Stories
Thinking of downsizing in retirement? Consider these questions
A retirement expert addresses questions often asked about retirement finances and other issues.
The war for cybersecurity talent hits the Hill
Many analysts and business leaders believe there is a severe need for qualified cybersecurity professionals in the U.S., something that has caught the eye of at least one key congressman.U.S. House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) on Wednesday said more needs to be done to… RSS
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Four Gambia ministers resign from Jammeh’s government
Finance, foreign affairs, trade and the environment ministers quit Jammeh’s government as end of his term looms.
AFCON: Football fails to bring relief to Gabon
The African Cup of Nations tournament was expected to bring relief after the post-election crisis in Gabon.
Crisis in the Horn of Africa: Somalia’s Famine
REWIND revisits a Fault Lines probe into Somalia’s disastrous 2011 famine and the role of US counterterrorism.
Reuters: World News
Iraqi forces push into IS-held pocket in Mosul: military
MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi special forces pushed deeper into Islamic State-held districts in eastern Mosul on Tuesday, and army units battled the militants inside a military base in the north of the city, military officials said.
The one-sided coin: It always lands on trouble for Apple
AirPods are selling well! Must be bad news for Apple. Also must be Tuesday.Writing for Seeking Alpha, Nikhil Gupta wonders aloud, “Did Apple’s Airpods Strategy Backfire?”Did it?!(Spoiler: No, it did not.) Apple CEO Tim Cook had said in December that AirPods were a runaway success and the company is…
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Hackers Steal Forum Accounts From Clash of Clans Creator Supercell
Data traders are allegedly swapping the details of over one million user accounts belonging to Supercell, the company behind hit mobile games such as Clash of Clans. The user accounts relate to Supercell’s community forum.“Our preliminary investigation suggests that the breach happened in September 2016…
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Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Show Resistance to Dengue
A female Aedes aegyti mosquito filled with human blood. Image: U.S. Department of Agriculture/FlickrResearchers have found a way to reduce how effectively mosquitoes can transmit dengue fever, at least in the lab—and their work could be a step toward stopping the spread of the disease, which infects…
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The Morning After: Tuesday, January 17th 2017
Why are there so many sketchy ads for fake goods on Instagram? Why have e-waste levels jumped? And why is LG boasting that its next phone won’t burst into flames? That’s a lot of questions for a Tuesday morning. Great deals on Armami and Doir.Why do Instagram and Twitter want me to buy fake Yeezys?…
Bloomberg Politics
Here’s How Trump Could Try to Kill Carried-Interest Tax Break
President-elect Donald Trump railed against his main political opponent for allowing a tax break that lets some investment managers pay lower tax rates than average workers. After he takes office, he may have no one to blame but himself.
Bloomberg Politics
Timeless Ritual to Meet Partisan Rancor at Trump’s Inauguration
Three days from now, Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, will arrive at the White House for morning tea with President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle. Upstairs, in the residence, movers will rush around, simultaneously packing up the outgoing family’s last belongings as they unload those of the…
Warm Washes: 8 Buildings Clad in Terracotta
Historically, terracotta was used as a decorative skin that was added to or applied to cover brick and tiles. Mass produced, the material was cheaper, lighter and softer than carved stone, which made it easier to customize, warp and create embellishments. With deeply historical roots and threads,… – Top Stories
Auto makers team up to rival Apple and Google
A group of auto makers are offering an open-source software platform to give users more choice in how they connect and use smartphone apps in their vehicles.
5 Things To Look For In Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation Hearing
Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary faces tough questions as her Senate confirmation hearings start today.(Image credit: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc./Getty Images)
Metal Storm news
Sanctuary – Stream ‘Die For My Sins’ Demo
U.S. metal act <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=503&bandname=Sanctuary>Sanctuary</a> are gearing up to release <i>Inception</i>, a collection of presumed lost 1986 studio recordings, on February 24th, 2017 via Century Media Records. Magically restored, remixed and remastered…
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Cloak Of Altering – Stream New Song
Dutch madman Mories is back with a new song. This time from his more electronic influenced avantgarde black metal project <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6456&bandname=Cloak+Of+Altering>Cloak Of Altering</a>. You can stream the new song “Our Children Are In Sync With The New Gods” from…
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Def Leppard – Announce N. American Tour With Poison And Tesla
Fresh off winning their fan voted Classic Rock Magazine Album of the Year award, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=390&bandname=Def+Leppard>Def Leppard</a> announce they will return to the road this spring for a three month run across North America. The outing will storm through cities…
Forbes – Markets
We Are All Low-Skilled Workers Now
VideoLAS VEGAS, NV – JANUARY 05: An attendee reaches out to an Abilix Everest 5 educational robot at CES 2017 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center on January 5, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The USD 699 programmable robot will be available in March and features facial recognition technology […]
BBC News – World
French Polynesia signs first ‘floating city’ deal
French Polynesia signs a deal that could pave the way for the world’s first floating city.
RT – Daily news
Profiting from poverty: Amazon wants to cash in on food stamps
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is starting a pilot program allowing online grocers like Amazon to accept food stamps this summer. With 43 million Americans relying on food stamps, the winners are large corporations. Read Full Article at
Popular Mechanics
Watch internal combustion in 4K slow motion
With a glass head mounted on an engine, YouTube channel Warped Perception captures incredible slow motion footage of the internal combustion process. The post Watch internal combustion in 4K slow motion appeared first on Popular Mechanics.
Nanowerk Nanotechnology News
A new graphene-based sensor kit for the rapid detection of diseases in blood plasma and lysate
Researchers have developed a new sensor, which can rapidly and accurately detect tiny amounts of oligonucleotides related to diseases.
Crate and Barrel works to balance online and offline sales
Even though more and more people are shopping online, executives at Crate and Barrel say they’re not ready to give up on brick-and-mortar stores. What the retailer has realized is that it’s not about replacing offline sales with online, or about mobile apps replacing a website. It’s about using each…
Why Linux users should worry about malware and what they can do about it
Preventing the spread of malware and/or dealing with the consequences of infection are a fact of life when using computers. If you’ve migrated to Linux or Mac seeking refuge from the never-ending stream of threats that seems to target Windows, you can breath a lungful of fresh air—just don’t let your…
SVS SB16-Ultra subwoofer revew: This astonishing sub will rock your house—and your neighbor’s, too
A friend who owns a local hi-fi store once brought me into the store’s listening room to hear some of their best audio equipment: A pair of Wilson Sasha loudspeakers ($26,900 for the pair) driven by a Ayre KX-R Twenty preamp ($27,500) and a pair of Ayre MX-R Twenty reference mono block amplifiers ($29,500…
Storagemaniac Water Resistant Drying Rack (41 Inch) $24.99
Storagemaniac Water Resistant Drying Rack (41 Inch) $24.99
Reuters: Top News
Unlike Trump, Americans want strong environmental regulator – Reuters/Ipsos
NEW YORK (Reuters) – More than 60 percent of Americans would like to see the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s powers preserved or strengthened under incoming President Donald Trump, and the drilling of oil on public lands to hold steady or drop, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released…
Reuters: World News
Ivory Coast begins paying bonuses to mutinous soldiers
ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Ivory Coast’s government has begun paying bonuses to soldiers who staged a two-day mutiny earlier this month, leaders of the revolt said on Tuesday, in a move aimed at quelling unrest that could undermine the country’s post-war success story.
Bamford assembles the perfect watch kit for collectors and enthusiasts
Everything you need to maintain your timepiece.Whether you have one or one hundred watches, every great watch needs a proper tool kit. Bamford Watch Department is launching a new line of leather goods and accessories and one of the most notable pieces is this leather-wrapped kit with all the necessary…
Mysterious discovery under the water in China will awaken your inner Indiana Jones
When the water levels were lowered in an eastern China reservoir due to a renovation project, no one was expecting to find a 600-year-old Buddha statue.  SEE ALSO: Study makes new claims about world’s oldest human civilization A local villager in Jiangxi province first spotted the half-submerged head…
Reuters: World News
In U.N. lawsuit, Ukraine demands Russia end support for separatists
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Ukraine filed a lawsuit at the United Nations’ highest court demanding that Russia immediately halt its support for pro-Moscow separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine.
As Pot Prices Plunge, Growers Scramble to Cut Production Costs
Bank of America Gains Market Share in Brazil as Rivals Retreat
Dana Gas CEO Says 1 Billion Barrels of Oil in Way of Ending Glut
Indian privacy case against WhatsApp gains momentum
A privacy lawsuit against WhatsApp in India over its new data sharing policy has got momentum, with the country’s top court seeking responses from Facebook, WhatsApp, and the federal government. The privacy policy of WhatsApp at launch in 2010 did not allow sharing of user data with any other party,…
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atelier deshaus shapes meditative tea house in li garden, shanghai
the building gently links to the garden via three cantilevered elements: a bench, platform and rooftop. The post atelier deshaus shapes meditative tea house in li garden, shanghai appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Please enjoy this sweaty clip from Idris Elba’s new documentary ‘Fighter’
If ever you needed more proof that Idris Elba is a complete and utter badass, just feast your eyes on his kickboxing skills. The clip above is from his new documentary Idris Elba: Fighter, which follows the actor during a painful-looking journey to become a genuine, professional kickboxer. SEE ALSO:…
VIZIO Crave 360, Crave Pro speakers get some Spotify love
VIZIO is a brand better known for its TVs, both traditional and smart, but of late it has been making huge strides to leave a mark in the connect speaker market segment. Last September, it unveiled its Crave 360 and Crave Pro Cast-enabled multi-room speakers, encroaching on Sonos’ territory. Now VIZIO,…
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US poll hacking: Russia says MI6 ex-spy ‘runaway crook’
Memos alleging links between Donald Trump’s team and Russia were published last week.
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India loses position as world’s fastest-growing economy
The International Monetary Fund said India’s growth slowed last year, with the economy falling back behind China. The slowdown is attributed to the Indian government’s demonetization which has caused a cash crisis in the country. Read Full Article at
Former FSA commander’s visit to Moscow stirs anger
Members of the Free Syrian Army denounced a visit by a former rebel commander to Russia.
Floods leave seven dead in the Philippines
More than twice the average January rainfall in a day forces nearly 7,000 people from their homes.
Turkish police arrest suspect believe to have killed 39 in New Year’s Eve nightclub attack
The man believed to have carried out the New Year’s attack at an Istanbul nightclub was captured by Turkish police early Tuesday morning and confessed to perpetrating the terror attack in the name of the Islamic State group. The massacre at the Reina nightclub left 39 people dead. Here’s what we know:…
Why these next-gen Apple products could be as revolutionary as the iPhone in 2017
The iPhone was first unveiled 10 years ago, so Apple may be due for another game-changing product. In this week’s episode of The iPhone Show, Oscar looks to Apple’s future and the next-generation products that have the potential to replicate the success of the iPhone. Watch the video above to learn…
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Tunisia beach massacre: Security forces deliberately stalled response, inquest hears
Tunisian security forces “deliberately and unjustifiably” stalled in responding to a massacre of holidaymakers in which 38 tourists were killed, an inquest heard on Monday. Read Full Article at
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Saudi’s Jubeir rejects criticism of Riyadh in French election race
PARIS (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has hit back at suggestions by some French presidential candidates that Riyadh funds Islamist extremism in France and that bilateral ties between the two allies should be reviewed.
Senator targets Alaska launch site in wasteful spending report
WASHINGTON — The company that operates an Alaska launch site is critical of the spaceport’s inclusion in a list of pork-barrel spending released last week by a senator. The 2017 edition of the “Wastebook” by Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), a compendium of projects costing anywhere from tens of thousands…
180 missing people presumed dead after shipwreck
East African survivors from latest disaster off Libyan coast recount harrowing details from Saturday’s sinking.
Trump to Spread Growth to Those Who Missed It, Scaramucci Says
Credit Suisse CEO Says Most Cuts Done Amid Good Markets Outlook – latest science and technology news stories
Simultaneous water and nitrogen use can enhance sustainability
The results of a study carried out by two researchers from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid show that management practices oriented toward reducing nitrogen losses and maintaining farm productivity should rely on optimizing nitrogen and water inputs at the same time. The coordinated improvement… – latest science and technology news stories
Fossils reveal unseen ‘footprint’ maker
Fossils found in Morocco from the long-extinct group of sea creatures called trilobites, including rarely seen soft-body parts, may be previously unseen animals that left distinctive fossil ‘footprints’ around the ancient supercontinent Gondwana. – latest science and technology news stories
What drives the modern workplace? New factors show what motivates us and how we perform
An international study on workplace performance and motivation has found a competitive attitude to work, a willingness to serve and working speed do not strongly drive workers in Western countries, but do explain performance in Asian workplaces. – latest science and technology news stories
First shark recorded to change from sexual to asexual reproduction
Leonie the leopard shark has made a switch that could save her species – becoming the first shark recorded to change from sexual to asexual reproduction. – latest science and technology news stories
SAGE III to provide highly accurate measurements of atmospheric gases
The International Space Station (ISS) will soon get an important tool capable of conducting highly accurate measurements of aerosols and gaseous constituents in the stratosphere and troposphere. The Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III (SAGE III) will study ozone, aerosols, water vapor, and other… – latest science and technology news stories
A hard rain to fall in Australia with climate change
Dorothy Mackellar’s classic view of Australia as a country of droughts and flooding rains is likely to get a further boost with just a 2°C rise in global warming, new research suggests. – latest science and technology news stories
Chemical engineers program yeast to convert plant sugars into oils
MIT engineers have genetically reprogrammed a strain of yeast so that it converts sugars to fats much more efficiently, an advance that could make possible the renewable production of high-energy fuels such as diesel.
4 ways to keep from sleeping through your Android alarm
I like to think of myself as a reasonably punctual, conscientious  guy who shows up when he says he’s going to show up. So imagine my embarrassment when I dozed right through my Android alarm on a recent morning, missing an early meeting and earning a reproachful glare from my hungry 4-year-old.What…
Apple MacBooks to embrace new CPUs, big RAM boost, analyst says – CNET
The12-inch MacBook and the 13- and 15-inch Pros will get tuneups, and a special version of the 15-inch model is on the way too, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts.
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The best free alternative to Microsoft Word 2017
The best free alternative to Microsoft Word Everyone needs a great word processor, and Microsoft Word is one of the best thanks to its wide format support, integration with other Office apps, and huge range of high-quality templates.However, that power and convenience doesn’t come cheap – even with…
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Google Assistant could soon let you buy things with your voice
There was a time when buying things actually required leaving your house, but those days are long gone, and now it looks like Google Assistant could be aiding our pursuit of ever easier ways to spend money.XDA Developers has found evidence of an incoming payment service in a teardown of the latest beta… Physics News
First-ever X-ray image capture of material defect process
From blacksmiths forging iron to artisans blowing glass, humans have for centuries been changing the properties of materials to build better tools – from iron horseshoes and swords to glass jars and medicine vials. Physics News
Flexible ferroelectrics bring two material worlds together
Until recently, “flexible ferroelectrics” could have been thought of as the same type of oxymoronic phrase. However, thanks to a new discovery by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory in collaboration with researchers at Northwestern University, scientists have pioneered a…
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Wal-Mart to create 10,000 U.S. jobs this year
(Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it would create about 10,000 jobs in the United States this year, about the same as in previous years, as President-elect Donald Trump puts pressure on companies to hire more U.S. workers.
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Robots, Apps and Brain Scans: New Tools to Help the Autistic Child
Technology can improve communication and curb social isolation of kids with autism — Read more on
Cool Hunting
Link About It: NASA Selects Housing Designs for Mars
To encourage design thinking for the next stage of space exploration (and potential settlement), NASA hosted the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge—tasking designers with imagining plans for homes on Mars. Every entry carried a distinct futurism and descriptions…… …
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#DeadPoseChallenge Why South Africans are pretending to be dead
One of the latest trends in South Africa is to photograph yourself pretending to be dead. But not everyone approves of the #DeadPoseChallenge.
The Worlds Priciest Stocks Cant Be Found Anywhere Near Omaha
China Said to Intervene in Stock Market as Xi Attends Davos
Gold Caught Between Rates and Inflation Crushes Volatility
Digital Trends
Volkswagen’s electric I.D. family set to grow with at least two new concepts
Volkswagen will continue expanding its family of I.D.-badged concept cars in the coming months. “We’ll introduce you to two or three more ideas on the platform in the months to come to show the spectrum, and we’ll lay our cards very soon on what we can do,” revealed Jurgen Stackmann, Volkswagen sales…
Digital Trends
Go play outside! ‘Steep’ makes you want to put down the controller and shred
Maybe the biggest downside of my move from Michigan to Southern California some seven years ago is that, in all that time, I haven’t been snowboarding. I was never more than merely competent on a board, but that doesn’t mean I didn’t really enjoy it. And while the suburbs of Southeast Michigan aren’t…
Digital Trends
LeEco continues U.S. expansion with introduction of TVs, phones on Amazon
We all ought to do as well as LeEco has when it comes to making good on our New Year’s resolutions. Just a few days after broadening its United States horizons by announcing the LeEco Le Pro 3 and Le S3 are now available at Target, the Chinese tech company is selling its phones and televisions on Amazon,…
BBC News – World
Prisoner has right to internet – court
A jailed Lithuanian was unjustly denied internet access, says the European Court of Human Rights.
11 Amazing DIY Winter Decorations Going Viral on Social Right Now
Whether you look forward to this time of the year or whether you find Winter dull and dreary, finding the perfect decorations to liven up your house is important. The Danish have a word called hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) and it’s that feeling you get from taking pleasure in making everyday moments beautiful…
Man of Many
Changing the Game – Skid Wooden Chef Knife
We live in a world that continually changes. There are numerous innovative creations that are being released regularly. However, for the cooks out there, knives haven’t really changed much, but how much can you really change with a knife? The Skid Wooden Chef Knife has answered the call by swapping out…
Five Google Assistant integrations we want to see
Google’s eager aide offers some useful tools, but in order to overtake Alexa it needs to talk to more apps and services. Full Feed
Paul Ehrlich Addressing Vatican Conference on Biodiversity.
Forty-nine years ago, Professor Paul Ehrlich of Stanford University scared the bejesus out of much of the world when he predicted that overpopulation would lead to mass starvation. In his doomsday bestseller The Population Bomb, Ehrlich wrote, “The battle to feed all of humanity is over. In the 1970s…
Reuters: World News
France backs Astana Syria truce objectives, insists on opposition presence
PARIS (Reuters) – France said on Tuesday it supported the objective of consolidating a nationwide ceasefire in Syria at proposed talks in the Kazak capital Astana later this month, but said the talks needed to have a credible and large opposition representation. – latest science and technology news stories
Protecting soils to mitigate climate change
If you were an ant, you would see that soil has networks of pores and channels that weave through the soil like interconnected straws. They’re formed underground by the different minerals that compose soil and as a result of movements or growth by roots, insects, and other living organisms. The pores… – latest science and technology news stories
The effects of melting glaciers on tropical communities
A Penn State professor is researching the trickle-down effects that melting tropical glaciers have on food security and biodiversity, and what regional communities, like Cusco and Huaraz in Peru, can do about it.
Revolut lets you split bills in a few taps
 Fintech startup Revolut just added a nifty bill splitting feature. You can now tap on a Revolut expense and request money from your Revolut contacts without having to use a calculator. Swipe on a transaction, hit the split bill button and select your contacts. Other users receive a push notification…
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What To Do With Your Amputated Leg
You own your body parts when they’re inside you—but take them out, and it gets complicated — Read more on
Release Date For Comeback Album “The Future State Of Wicked” Announced By Blood Feast
New Jersey thrash act Blood Feast will rise from a 28 year slumber with the release of the highly anticipated third full-length album, “The Future State Of Wicked.” The follow up to 1989’s “Chopping Block Blues” is set for international release on April 14th via Hells Headbangers. Blood Feast fans…
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Tigers Could Roam Again in Central Asia, Scientists Say
Caspian tigers, some of the largest cats that ever lived, roamed through much of Central Asia before they were designated as extinct in the middle of the 20th century. But there is a chance that tigers — using a subspecies that is nearly identical, genetically, to the Caspian — could be restored to…
AirPods’ sales spike barely dents market share for Beats and Bose – CNET
Have Apple’s AirPods taken a big bite out of Beats’ share of the wireless headphone market? Actually, the latest NPD Group retail tracking data suggest it’s more of a nibble.
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East Libyan forces claim control of Islamist holdout in Benghazi
BENGHAZI (Reuters) – Forces loyal to Libya’s eastern government said on Tuesday they had gained control over one of the last pockets of resistance held by Islamist-dominated opponents in Benghazi.
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Tragedy Would Unfold If Trump Cancels Bush’s AIDS Program
In 2003, in a move that has been described as his greatest legacy, George W. Bush created a program called PEPFAR—the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. At the time, more than 20 million people in sub-Saharan Africa were living with AIDS, but only 50,000 had access to antiretroviral drugs that…
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How could Amazon deliver without an address? This startup may have the answer
South African courier WumDrop is tackling poor address data by delivering parcels to your phone location.
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Norwegians shun Breivik hearing; killer’s only visitor is paid “friend”
OSLO (Reuters) – Anders Behring Breivik’s massacre of 77 people still haunts Norwegians, yet ever fewer care about the neo-Nazi locked in a cell where his only “friend” is paid to visit.
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Siri Saves Another Life: Mountain Bike Pro Andrew Cho
Andrew Cho made his name doing things on a mountain bike that you really aren’t supposed to do on a mountain bike—like shredding BMX tracks, launching off of roofs, and doing backflips. But the time he really got into trouble was while home alone following a dinner with friends. After feeling kind of…
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register now for the Terre d’Hermès perfume bottle design competition!
enter designboom’s graphic design competition to give the Terre d’Hermès limited edition perfume bottle a new look. The post register now for the Terre d’Hermès perfume bottle design competition! appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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8-year-old refugee puts herself on sale online in Germany
Police in Löhne, Germany questioned a family of Lebanese refugees after an eight-year-old girl’s photo was published on stating that she was for sale for $45,000. Read Full Article at
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81 Dolphins Found Dead at Everglades National Park
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NoDAPL: Standing Rock and the ‘Deep North’
As Standing Rock protests come to an end, Native Americans still face discrimination and racism across the Dakotas.
Digital Trends
Virgin Mobile offers free five months of service if you pick up the LG X Power
Virgin Mobile gave potential customers a reason to buy the LG X Power as one of Sprint’s prepaid services offers the phone with five months of service for free, FierceWireless reports. Sprint acknowledged that the temporary promotion is one of the carrier’s strategies to regain its position as the top…
New Album On The Way From Wromreich, Band To Hit Studio In April
U.S. black metal underground legends Wormreich will be entering the studio in early April to record the new full length album to be entitled “Vril – The Elixir of Death and the Void.” Dummer Chris Pezzano stated: “We are very pleased to announce, that Wormreich shall be entering the studio to record…
Vocalist Search Underway By Eradikal Insane
French death metal act Eradikal Insane has parted ways with the singer and are now launching auditions for a replacement. The announcement reads: “Hi everyone ! 2017 updates. “We announce that our singer has decided to leave the band due to internal and personal reasons. We are now looking for…
New Video Clip “You’re Not Alone” Issued By Scarlet Aura
Romanian melodic metal/hard rock act Scarlet Aura issued a new music video for the song “You’re Not Alone.” The song is taken from the band’s latest album “Falling Sky,” which was issued back in October 2016 via Pure Rock Records, a division of Pure Steel Records. The band will go soon hit the road…
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Homeless in wintry northern India shiver in buses, portable cabins
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Buses and portable cabins are doubling up as shelters for the homeless in northern India amidst a cold snap that has killed at least a dozen people, highlighting a critical lack of affordable housing, campaigners said on Tuesday.
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Today’s News: Jan. 17, 2017
—British Prime Minister Theresa May says the UK “will not hold on to bits of EU membership.” The remarks are the clearest vision yet of what the UK’s future relationship with the EU will look like. More here—The three countries that oversaw the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 say they are…
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Best Ice Cream Maker 2017
Best Ice Cream Maker 2017 Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site What is the best ice cream maker? To narrow your search, look for ice cream makers that meet these standards. First and foremost, they should be easy to clean. The best ice cream maker should also have a nice size bowl to mix in, and…
For the first time, streaming music services have more paying subscribers than Netflix
Music industry analysts Midia recently noted that streaming music services had a combined 100.4M paying subscribers by the end of last year – a long-awaited milestone. Music Business Worldwide notes that this number exceeds the total number of Netflix subscribers the company is expected to announce… – latest science and technology news stories
Dressing a metal in various colors
DGIST announced that Professor Kyung-in Jang’s research team succeeded in developing a technology that can control various color changes by coating several nanometers of semiconducting materials on a metal substrate through joint research with a research team led by professor Young-min Song of GIST. – latest science and technology news stories
3-D organization of chromosomal structure influences plant gene expression
The three-dimensional arrangement of the chromosome within which genes reside can profoundly affect gene activity. These structural effects remain poorly understood, but Assistant Professor of Plant Science Moussa Benhamed of KAUST and his colleagues have made important progress in exploring how chromosomes… – latest science and technology news stories
A method for rapid and efficient characterization of novel ultrathin semiconductors
Based on a study of the optical properties of novel ultrathin semiconductors, researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have developed a method for rapid and efficient characterization of these materials. – latest science and technology news stories
Major advance in the understanding of the transport of RNA
Messenger RNAs bearing the genetic information for the synthesis of proteins are delivered to defined sites in the cell cytoplasm by molecular motors. LMU researchers have elucidated how the motors recognize their mRNA freight. – latest science and technology news stories
A new twist on fusion power could help bring limitless clean energy
In a world struggling to kick its addiction to fossil fuels and feed its growing appetite for energy, there’s one technology in development that almost sounds too good to be true: nuclear fusion. – latest science and technology news stories
How much trustworthy social information do collective expressions of opinions contain?
How trustworthy is the social information on the internet? Do web-based product ratings, for instance, lead to unbiased, reliable and hence useful information? LMU’s Petri Niemelä has now carried out a study to answer these questions – with beers. – latest science and technology news stories
Geopolymers as a climate-friendly cement alternative
Researchers at TU Darmstadt are proposing geopolymers as an alternative to cement. These mineral binders are not only more environmentally friendly, they are also more resistant to chemicals and high temperature. – latest science and technology news stories
Backyard bandicoots could be key to urban bushland health
Mandurah home gardens are about to be a source of great interest to Murdoch University scientists. – latest science and technology news stories
A smartphone sensor to detect disease factors in breath
It has been said that spending too much time on a smartphone can negatively impact brain development or even cause damage to the neck. But don’t toss yours in the bin just yet. An EU-funded project is working on smartphones’ health cred by developing ‘Sniffphone’ – a module capable of analysing the user’s… – latest science and technology news stories
Britain’s laser quest for a weapon that really works
The British government recently signed a £30m contract with a defence and aerospace consortium to deliver a brand new prototype laser weapon. The announcement of the project, named “UK Dragonfire”, coincided with the release of a new Star Wars film, so perhaps it is unsurprising that media coverage of…
Brazil to Revise Growth Figures After IMF Slashed Outlook
This man’s crafty Snapchat post is not at all what it seems
LONDON — When it comes to Snapchat, you have to take what you see with a pinch of salt. Because outside that vertical little window, who really knows what’s going on? SEE ALSO: What kind of Snapchatter are you? On Monday, James Greator perfectly summed up this phenomena in one viral tweet: Nailed…
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Obama has issued fewer executive orders on average than any president since Cleveland
Obama has issued 34 executive orders per year in office, slightly fewer than the 36 per year in office that George W. Bush issued and the lowest average in 120 years.
BBC News – World
Zimbabwe pastor held over Robert Mugabe death prophecy
His lawyer tells the BBC the police have to prove God didn’t tell him that President Mugabe would die.
Lumo makes its wearable motion science platform available to partners
Lumo Bodytech has created health wearables such as Lumo Run, and now it is making its platform available to partners so that they can make a wider variety of wearables with personalized feedback. The Lumo Motion Science Platform is available now to partners, who can use it to deploy wearables that provide… Full Feed
Since Obama Took Office, Debt Has Nearly Doubled: New at Reason
President Barack Obama likes to brag about the fact that federal deficits came down during his tenure in the White House. And that much is true. Yet as Veronique de Rugy illustrates in Reason’s February issue, it is only part of the story. The federal debt, de Rugy notes, has almost doubled over the…
Use the Obviousness Test to Spot Garbage Science News
News based on bad science is everywhere, but you don’t have time to verify every single claim about wine’s weird properties or a new, suspicious way to lose weight. To quickly filter the garbage, ask how obvious the test’s conclusions are.As astrophysicist Michael J. I. Brown explains, if a study’s conclusions… RSS
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A new twist on fusion power could help bring limitless clean energy
In a world struggling to kick its addiction to fossil fuels and feed its growing appetite for energy, there’s one technology in development that almost sounds too good to be true: nuclear fusion.
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Iran to operate mobile service network in Syria
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran will be granted a license to become a mobile service operator in Syria under agreements to expand economic ties between the countries.
Gear Patrol
Deals of Note: January 17, 2017
How to save on a 48-ounce steak, a drawing pad and more. …Read More »
The New Yorker
The Cartoon Lounge: Pezident of The United States
I speak to you today not as a Republican, or as a Democrat, or as an autocrat, technocrat, plutocrat, or an aristocrat (although I am all of those, and much, much less). No, I speak to you today, in this episode of The Cartoon Lounge, as this Pez Head likeness of myself.See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:The… all content
IDMPC 2017, International Discussion Meeting on Polymer Crystallization 2017
Conference: 17 Sep 2017 – 20 Sep 2017, Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Organized by T. Thurn-Albrecht. all content
Photonics Prague 2017
Conference/exhibition: 28 Aug 2017 – 30 Aug 2017, Prague, Czech Republic. Organized by Czech and Slovak Society for Photonics (CSSF). all content
7th International Conference Nanomaterials: Application & Properties ‘2017
Conference: 10 Sep 2017 – 15 Sep 2017, Zatoka, Odesa region, Ukraine. Organized by Sumy State University. all content
Conference: 22 May 2017 – 26 May 2017, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland. Organized by D.d’Enterria, A. De Roeck, ML. Mangano. all content
20th International Conference on Non-Contact Atomic Force Microscopy
Conference: 25 Sep 2017 – 28 Sep 2017, Suzhou, China. all content
Polymer welding with thulium lasers
Welding clear-to-clear polymers with thulium fibre lasers. A white paper from IPG Photonics
How-To Geek
What Is Adobe Lightroom, and Do I Need It?
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom confuses a lot of new photographers. It has Photoshop in the name, but it isn’t Photoshop? What gives?Click Here to Continue Reading
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Antelope revived in Sahara years after going extinct in the wild
Scimitar-horned oryx were hunted to extinction in the 1990s, but are now returning to the wild, thanks to breeding in captivity and reintroduction efforts in Chad
Caffeine May Counter Age-Related Inflammation, Says Study
According to a new Stanford study published in the journal Nature Medicine, caffeine may help to counter the inflammatory process that occurs in some older people. The researchers have found a connection between advancing age, systemic inflammation, cardiovascular disease and coffee consumption by analyzing…
The Awesomer
DIY Hot Glue Wallet
LinkWeAreX shows off a fun technique for creating a DIY billfold entirely out of hot glue. The trick is using a cut-up soda can as the non-stick form for making the pieces. Just be careful not to cut your fingers on the sharp edges of the can. More Awesome Stuff: Railroad Spike TomahawkMaking a Steel…
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Trump Tweets: How To Profit Now With This Trading App
This app helps you profit from every Trump tweet.
RT – Daily news
Austrian village brings in bouncers to ‘protect’ church services from rude tourists
A church in Hallstatt, Austria, has introduced bouncers at its doors to avoid the overwhelming numbers of Asian tourists whom the worshippers say interfere with mass and other church ceremonies. Read Full Article at
RT – Daily news
‘Start packing,’ N. Korea tells Obama after Kim Jong-un’s sister blacklisted
After the US blacklisted seven North Korean citizens, leader Kim Jong-un’s sister among them, Pyongyang’s news agency advised Obama to “make good arrangements for packing in the White House,” also calling the US a “tundra of human rights.” Read Full Article at
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Indian MP says Britain should apologize for colonial rule on Amritsar massacre centenary
Britain should use the centenary of the Amritsar massacre to apologize for the sins of the Empire, an Indian politician said. Over 350 Indians were killed on April 13, 1919, when the British Indian Army opened fire on peaceful protesters & pilgrims. Read Full Article at
The Manual
Db Equipment’s Douchebag Is The Last Ski Bag You’ll Ever Need
Despite the funny name, the Douchebag is the most versatile, durable, stylish ski bag on the market. The post Db Equipment’s Douchebag Is The Last Ski Bag You’ll Ever Need appeared first on The Manual.
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President-Elect Trump Is A Masterful Accordion Player
He just has a way with those little, teeny hands of his.
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Guy Makes A Cordless Drill Out Of An RC Car Nitro Engine
Although the modern brushless impact driver has just about all the power and torque anyone could want from a cordless drill, it doesn’t sound nearly as cool as this thing.
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Dylann Roof Is An American Problem
The Charleston church shooter needs his sense of control, just as America needs to believe the death penalty provides a form of absolution.
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Could An Invasive Species Save Caribbean Coral Reefs?
Coral ecosystems around the globe are collapsing thanks in large part to human activities. How far should we go to save them?
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Beyond A Reasonable Doubt
Why can a witness remember many details yet be so vague about the sexual assault itself?
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Move Over, Coders — Physicists Will Soon Rule Silicon Valley
As the technological challenges of tech companies get bigger and badder, a crowd of physicists is moving in on the engineer headcount.
Digital Trends
Daydream believer: Google’s VR headset is only $50 at the moment
If you’ve been holding off picking up Google’s excellent Daydream View virtual reality headset, then here’s some news that may sway you to splash out. It’s currently priced at $50 through the Google Play store, cutting the regular retail price by $30. You also get free shipping, just to sweeten the deal…
Intel Shows Analog Clout at ISSCC
Intel’s analog experts will get a chance to show how they power processors with billions of transistors at the next month’s International Solid State Circuits Conference.
Young women face obstacles as they win new power in Ukraine
Anastasia Deeva was less than a week into her role as Ukraine’s deputy minister of interior in mid-November last year when she found herself at the center of a media firestorm after nude pictures of her surfaced on social media. Her appointment by Minister of Interior Arsen Avakov was a groundbreaking…
StoGuard® is an efficient assembly of products engineered to create a waterproof air barrier membrane in wall construction. By protecting the backup assembly first, this fluid applied waterproof air barrier provides superior protection against moisture intrusion and air leakage, delivering significant…
The Next Web
Dutch coder built thousands of websites with built-in backdoors
Hiring a developer to build your website is always a bit of a minefield. There’s just so much that can go wrong, especially if you pick a developer that isn’t qualified or competent. Or just plain untrustworthy. One example of this comes from the Netherlands, where law enforcement are warning 20,000…
U.S. Abortion Rate Falls To Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade
A report by the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that backs legalized abortion, puts the 2014 rate at 14.6 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing age — the lowest recorded rate since 1973.(Image credit: Katie Park/NPR)
How a Mere Prick of the Finger Can Diagnose a Concussion
Recognizing mild concussions is crucial for preventing deaths, and now there’s a way to do that more accurately than ever before, with your blood. The post How a Mere Prick of the Finger Can Diagnose a Concussion appeared first on WIRED.
Darpa’s Off-Roaders Ditch Windows for a Digital World View
The inside of the tank of the future will feel a lot more like a video game. The post Darpa’s Off-Roaders Ditch Windows for a Digital World View appeared first on WIRED.
Norway’s Reindeer Police Are Here to Save the Day
Meet the people who follow around reindeer all day. Yes really. The post Norway’s Reindeer Police Are Here to Save the Day appeared first on WIRED.
Tech’s Favorite School Faces Its Biggest Test: the Real World
Personalized learning has taken off in high-powered charter schools. Now proponents are faced with figuring out how to make it work for everyone. The post Tech’s Favorite School Faces Its Biggest Test: the Real World appeared first on WIRED.
Stay focused with the Noisli for Chrome background-noise generator
When you need to focus on an important task, sometimes your favorite Spotify playlist just doesn’t help. If music tends to be more of a distraction during the grind, you might find customized background noises more effective at keeping you on task.That’s where Noisli for Chrome comes in. This extension,…
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Frontrunning: January 17
Theresa May pledges clean Brexit break (FT); May Pledges Vote on Brexit Taking U.K Out Of EU’s Single Market (BBG) Donald Trump Warns on House Republican Tax Plan (WSJ) Trump, Fed Headed for Clash Amid Dollar Surge, Economists Say (BBG) China’s Xi Warns Against Trade War in Defense of Globalization…
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RBC: “Commence Pain Trade”
Having warned last week that the market is close to a violent unwind of the Trumpflation momentum trade, today RCB’s head of cross-asset strat, Charlie McElliggott, takes a victory lap following Trump’s overnight comments that the dollar is “too strong”, while slamming the Border-Adjustment Tax – a key…
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Physical Gold Will ‘Trump’ Paper Gold
Physical Gold Market Will Trump Paper Gold John Hathaway of Tocqueville Funds says the physical gold market will defeat the paper gold market leading to a much higher price for the monetary metal in the coming months and years in his Tocqueville Gold Strategy Investor Letter (Fourth Quarter 2016 Investor… WSJD
Investors Try to Tap Into the Next Craiglist, Regardless of Earnings
The two leading contenders offering app-based classified listings, Letgo and OfferUp, have raised some $300 million in the past six months, despite generating virtually zero revenue. Markets
The Structural Benefits of Samsung’s Scandal
Though the world’s biggest smartphone maker is caught in a political firestorm, investors are right not to run for shelter.
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Fen – New Album Detailed
<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4557&bandname=Fen>Fen</a> have a new album ready to be released. Titled <i>Winter</i>, this is the UK black metal band’s fifth studio album and Code666 Records will release it on March 17th, 2017. <i>Winter</i> was produced by Jaime…
Why Leaving a Little Fat In Your Budget Can Help You In the Long Run
Perfectly tweaking your budget so that you’re only paying the absolute minimum sounds like frugal dream. However, if you don’t leave yourself something to cut, you can hurt your retirement planning.Read more…
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Libya intervention & security failures prove Cameron isn’t up to top NATO job – senior Tory
Former Prime Minister David Cameron should not be put forward as NATO’s next secretary-general, despite his “charm and ability,” the Conservative chairman of the Defence Select Committee, Julian Lewis, said on Monday. Read Full Article at
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Air India says women-only seats for comfort after reported in-flight sex attacks
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Air India will introduce women-only seats on its domestic flights to give female passengers more choice and comfort, said a senior official from the national carrier, rejecting claims the move was linked to reports of in-flight sex attacks.
Report: Cloud cost control: expense management and auditing for SaaS and beyond
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,… – latest science and technology news stories
Low transmission loss, flexible, multi-layer circuit board materials
Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has commercialized its low transmission loss flexible multi-layer circuit board materials, suitable for high-speed large-volume data transmission and thinner designs of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablet computers. The company will launch its… – latest science and technology news stories
Facebook launches startup programme in Paris campus
Facebook launched its first ever startup support programme in Paris Tuesday, in a massive tech incubator funded by a French telecoms billionaire. – latest science and technology news stories
China to develop prototype super, super computer in 2017
China plans to develop a prototype exascale computer by the end of the year, state media said Tuesday, as it seeks to win a global race to be the first to build a machine capable of a billion, billion calculations per second. – latest science and technology news stories
Strictly enforcing the speed limit may make drivers worse
A UWA study found strict enforcement of the speed limit could be bad for road safety by making drivers focus on their speed rather than hazards.
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The Greatest Shoeys of All Time
If there are but two things we do well in Australia, it’s setting stupid traditions and proving ourselves to be dabsters at finding new and interesting ways to ingest booze. We’re the only nation with a prime minister who simultaneously held the highest office in the country and a Guinness World Record…
First In A Series Of Track-By-Track Clips Issued By Nailed To Obscurity
German melodic death metal act Nailed To Obscurity issued the first in a series of track-by-track video clips on the upcoming new album “King Delusion.” The album is set to drop on February 3rd via Apostasy Records. The track listing for the album is: 1. King Delusion 2. Protean 3. Apnoea 4….
New Video Clip “Follow Azrael” Issued By Lancer
Swedish power metal act Lancer just dropped the new album “Mastery” via Nuclear Blast Records on Friday the 13th. Today, the band issued a new video clip for the song “Follow Azrael,” which is available in the player below. The track list for “Mastery” is: 1. Dead Raising Towers 2. Future Millennia…
So This Is Suffering Issues Music Video For New Song “Columbine”
California technical death metal act So This Is Suffering released video clip for the new song “Columbine.” The song appears on the band’s upcoming new release “Palace Of The Pessimist,” set to drop on February 24th from Unique Leader Records. The track listing for the album is: 1. Sleeper Hold… World News
China Goes Food Shopping—to Russia
‘Everything that can be consumed by a human being in China is something they’re interested in,’ an official in eastern Russia says of the clamor by its neighbor for Russian food products. World News
German Court Decides Against Ban of Neo-Nazi Party
Germany’s top court Tuesday rejected a bid to ban the extreme-right National Democratic Party, arguing that while the party resembles Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party, it poses no serious threat to German democracy.
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Russian region debates Nutcracker ‘occult’ row
Officials in Siberian region are to debate a religious row over The Nutcracker ballet.
What Matters More to Your Workforce than Money
Economists have long argued that money doesn’t buy happiness. But compensation is still a major factor for us when we’re considering where to work. What do we know about how more pay influences employees’ motivations? That slice of information can be the difference between a workforce that is satisfied…
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Terrorists are using drones to drop grenades…
Members of terror group ISIS are well into drones it seems, and they’re not using them to take dramatic aerial footage of waterfalls and flocks of sheep to put on YouTube — they’re putting plastic pipes on the bottom, loading a hand grenade into it and flying it over their enemies to drop down some…
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In Asheville, volunteer computer programmers seek to help the most vulnerable
Among other projects in the past year, members of Code for Asheville have lent their expertise to address issues involving formerly incarcerated people and homeless individuals.
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We in Philadelphia have our priorities when the Eagles aren’t in the playoffs
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Politicians Make Bootlegging Great Again: New at Reason
Prohibition may be over, but high taxes and stupid restrictions on alcohol create plentiful smuggling opportunities. J.D. Tuccille writes: When Prohibition ended in 1933, my great-grandfather, Giuseppe Marano, thought his money-making glory days were over. Having made a good living selling alcoholic…
Bloomberg Politics
U.K. Recession Risk Falling Back to Pre-Referendum Level: Chart
The probability of the U.K. slipping into recession in the next 12 months are falling back toward the level seen before the Brexit vote in June. Economists put the odds of a recession over the next year at 20 percent versus 30 percent in December and a record high of nearly 50 percent in August. Bank…
Reuters: World News
Nearly 200 more child workers freed as crackdown continues in south India
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Nearly 200 child workers, some as young as eight, were rescued from bangle factories in Hyderabad in southern India over the last week, as part of a crackdown that will continue until the end of the month, police said on Tuesday.
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Poor MacBook battery life? Apple suggests you… lower screen brightness
As you’ve probably seen in recent times, there’s been a fair old hoo-hah regarding the battery life some users have experienced with the new MacBook Pros, and with the latest beta of macOS Sierra, Apple has added another measure to warn users exactly where that rapidly diminishing power level may be…
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Itineraries: Norwegian Expands in the Trans-Atlantic Market
Norwegian, an upstart airline, plans to begin flying out of more American and European cities, joining the legacy carriers in extensive long-haul operations.
This Wi-Fi alternative rides on LTE rails
A group that sees enterprises and even consumers setting up their own LTE-like networks now has a formula to work from.On Tuesday, the MulteFire Alliance announced MulteFire Release 1.0, which defines an LTE-like network that can run entirely on unlicensed spectrum like the frequencies Wi-Fi uses. In…
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Pound Soars Most Since 2008 After UK’s May Calls For Parliamentary Vote On Brexit
Having plunged to flash-crash lows on Sunday night following leaks of UK PM Theresa May’s Brexit speech, cable is soaring this morning as she delivered the speech confirming that both houses of Parliament will vote on the final Brexit deal. We warned the “surprise” was priced in… Surprise taken out…
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Hyundai To Boost Investment In The US To $3.1 Billion Over 5 Years
Having been unleashed with a series of angry Trump tweets, the outpouring of carmarker investments in the US has turned into a veritable torrent, and just hours after GM announced it would invest $1 billion in new US factories, adding 1,000 jobs, Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group said it also plans to lift…
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The World’s Most – And Least – Miserable Countries in 2016
Authored by Steve H. Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter @Steve_Hanke. In what follows, I update my annual Misery Index calculations. A Misery Index was first constructed by economist Art Okun as a way to provide President Lyndon Johnson with a snapshot of the economy.  The…
New Song “Religion Is A Killer” Streaming From Vendetta
German thrash act Vendetta is streaming the new song “Religion is a Killer.” The song will appear on the band’s new album “The 5th,” set to drop on February 24th via Massacre Records. “The 5th” is the first album from the band in six years (2011’s “Feed the Extermination”). The album is the first… – Top Stories
The New York Post: Deutsche Bank is reportedly holding back on bonuses this year
Deutsche Bank, the former Wall Street powerhouse, may hold back on giving out bonuses to as many as 90 percent of bankers and traders, the New York Post reports.
Nike launches the Hypervenom 3
The third-generation of the flagship soccer boot makes its way to the pitch.Nike is introducing the third generation of its Hypervenom soccer boots, which get a big redesign with Flyknit uppers and a new plate. One of the first things you’ll notice are the Poron foam pods that are built into the Flyknit…
The Man in the Zebra Suit Knows the Secret of the Stripes
Tim Caro has spent 20 years trying to figure out why zebras have stripes. And he finally has an answer. The post The Man in the Zebra Suit Knows the Secret of the Stripes appeared first on WIRED.
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Trumphoria Fades As Empire Fed Manufacturing Survey Signals More Stagflation
Having spiked exuberantly in November and December following Trump’s election, Empire Fed’s manufacturing survey limped lower in January, missing expectations, and was revised lower as Trumphoria fades. Jan Empoire Fed printed 6.5 (missing expectations of 8.5) from a revised lower Dec at 7.6 (from…
The difference between right and left-wing populism
Right-wing populism evokes fear, left-wing populism – hope.
The Muslim as a ‘Manchurian candidate’
The imperial-age idea of the ‘conspiratorial Muslim’ has re-emerged with new force and scope.
How To Save an Old Laptop By Installing This Free OS
The new and improved default OS for the Raspberry Pi isn’t just for hobbyist computer boards any longer. Thanks to an experimental version of the Linux-based software for PCs and Macs, you can use it to reinvigorate an old laptop and get a few more years out of an aging machine.Read more… – latest science and technology news stories
Genetic comparison of giant and red pandas offers clues about convergence
(—A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences has conducted a comparison of the genomes of giant and red pandas and has found differences due to adaptive convergence. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the team describes how they sequenced… – latest science and technology news stories
Liberals twice as likely to punish companies that aggressively avoid tax, study finds
Left wingers are twice as likely to punish companies which aggressively avoid tax, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). – latest science and technology news stories
62% of university students in Spain have experienced gender violence
The first research on violence against women at Spanish universities reveals that 62 percent of the student body know or have experienced situations of gender violence in the university community. The study also suggests that such violence often goes unreported and that there is a lack of knowledge to…
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NEAT Bumblebee Desktop Mic
Price: $199  | BuyA truly unique USB condenser microphone for recording voiceovers, podcasts, or other vocals on your computer. Its bold black and yellow swivel boom arm design will look great on your desk even when you’re not using it. Includes a honeycomb filter for reducing “pop.” More…
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Colorado man builds state’s most energy efficient house
Passive House is a worldwide phenomenon, promising a huge reduction in energy for buildings of all types and in all climates. To put that to the test I built and moved into one in the Colorado Rockies where the winters can be brutal and living off grid means living with a tiny energy budget. Not only…
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North Dakota lawmaker wants to make it legal to run over protesters
In response to the protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline, one lawmaker, Keith Kempenich, has introduced a bill that would allow drivers to run down protesters blocking roads without any kind of penalty. His inspiration? His mother-in-law was startled by a protester in the road who he claims jumped… Music
Radiohead Announce U.S. Tour Dates
Radiohead confirmed a series of nine performances around America on Tuesday in addition to their two previously announced Coachella headlining gigs.The short tour begins March 30th in Miami and routes through Atlanta, New Orleans and Kansas City. After that, the band spends the rest of their time on…
U.K.s FTSE 100 Diverges From Mid-Sized Firms on Brexit Speech
Libya Oil Output Rebounds With Power Returning at Fields
What Employees Value More Than Salary, According to Glassdoor
Salary is important, but it’s not the only thing that contributes to job satisfaction. New research from Glassdoor reveals what makes people happiest at their jobs and how it varies depending on income.Glassdoor wanted to see how employee values change as their income changes. What workplace factors…
Upgrade Six Lamps to LED For Just $11
6-Pack TaoTronics LED Bulbs, $11 with code HL63ISTMStill haven’t made the transition to LED? Amazon will sell you a 6-pack of highly rated TaoTronics soft white bulbs for just $11 right now with promo code HL63ISTM. These put out the brightness equivalent of a 60W incandescent, but with only 9W of electricity…
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Invisible Hand: Presidents Have Less Power Over the Economy Than You Might Think
We associate presidents with eras — and eras with strong or weak economies. But the reality is more complicated.
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Google Fit: Can it catch up with Apple HealthKit?
While Apple’s HealthKit seems to have generated more interest in the healthcare industry, the popularity of Android could mean that the situation doesn’t stay that way for long.
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Rouhani says 10 countries offered to mediate between Saudi and Iran
DUBAI (Reuters) – At least 10 countries have offered to mediate in the escalating feud between Saudi Arabia and Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, noting that Tehran would restore ties with Riyadh if Saudi Arabia changes it regional policies.
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Alexa tricks: From helpful to amusing, here are 25 things to ask your assistant
Amazon’s amazing Alexa AI assistant keeps getting smarter and smarter. These 25 tricks make her even more useful.
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Should the cloud close the front door to the database?
The recent MongoDB ransomware hack in the cloud that made headlines earlier this week raises questions as to whether cloud platform providers should take the initiative in babysitting their most negligent customers.
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IBM’s Rometty lays out AI considerations, ethical principles
IBM’s CEO said artificial intelligence should be used to advance and augment humans, not replace them. Transparency of AI development is also necessary.
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NBN warns of ‘disruption’ as it takes rollout to cities in 2017
NBN will begin rolling out its network to cities including Sydney, Brisbane, Hobart, Fremantle, and the Gold Coast, with the company warning of disruptions as it needs to access pits and existing infrastructure.
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How safe is Federal IT? Millennials more likely to trade caution for digital productivity
According to security firm Forcepoint, millennial’s behaviour poses significant risk to federal IT systems
Cartier’s Drive de Cartier gains a moonphase and a new ultra-thin verison
Two new versions of an already classic Cartier timepiece.The Drive de Cartier was an instant hit with Cartier fans and watch fans alike with its perfectly-sized 40mm cushion case and in-house movement. This year, the watch gets even better with two new additions to the collection: the Extra-Flat and…
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Discovery adds rock collecting to Neanderthal’s repertoire
Researchers have discovered a brownish piece of split limestone in a site in Croatia that suggests Neanderthals 130,000 years ago collected the rock that stands out among all other items in the cave.
Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions Alive With Amazon’s One-Day j/fit Sale
You’re never going to believe this, but Amazon’s running another fitness-focused sale in the month of January. Today, you can save on medicine balls, dumbbells, pull-up bars, kettlebells, and more from j/fit.Read more…
The White House’s digital arm is using Steve Jobs’ words to lure tech talent
With only a few days left in President Obama’s administration, the White House branch that handled some of his most important technological endeavors is looking to raise its profile in Silicon Valley. The U.S. Digital Service, an Obama-founded White House branch dedicated to improving and expanding… – Top Stories
Capitol Report: Trump’s favorable ratings pre-inauguration historically low, poll finds | Labor nominee Puzder’s second thoughts about taking post
Donald Trump’s low pre-inauguration favorability rating; who Trump voters want tax cuts for; labor nominee Andy Puzder’s second thoughts; and more.
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IS|CC Camera Cover
Ensure your device aren’t disobeying your privacy with the IS|CC Camera Cover. Superbly thin, this device measures just .7mm thick. That’s even thinner than a credit card. Compatible with smartphones, tablets, and laptops, this is the world’s thinnest webcam privacy cover. Offering effortless peace of…
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elago Smartphone Card Pocket
Carry only what you need when you use the elago Smartphone Card Pocket. Effortlessly attaching to the back of your device, this slim pocket has space for two of your most used cards. Compatible with a variety of smartphones, this pocket is made from non-toxic silicone. This material is flexible yet durable…
Forbes owners back e-commerce startup Bringhub
 Bringhub, a startup that allows online publishers to add e-commerce capabilities to their stories and ads, is announcing a strategic investment from Integrated Asset Management Limited. You might not be familiar with IAM, but the Hong Kong-based investment firm bought a majority stake in Forbes Media…
Xi Jinping rebuked Donald Trump, positioning himself as champion of globalization
Xi Jinping, China’s president, offered a robust defense of the Davos world order, positioning himself as globalization’s most vocal champion, and suggesting the system needed reform, not rebuke. While never addressing US president-elect Donald Trump by name, Xi directly and negatively responded to many…
The FBI’s rigorous ethics bar it from commenting on investigations into anyone not named Hillary Clinton
The author, a lawyer in Washington, D.C., served in the United States Department of State from 2011-2014. FBI director James Comey was criticized last week for refusing to comment publicly, or even in a classified setting, on whether the FBI is investigating Donald Trump’s possible connections to Russia….
Wear a nanoscale archive of all the world’s languages on a necklace
About 20,000 years ago, deep in the caves of Lascaux, France, paleolithic people painted animals on the walls with spit, fat, and twigs. The paintings were discovered in 1940 and they’ve since contributed to our understanding of humanity. In a similar but more deliberate spirit, The Long Now Foundation—a…
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Do Valentine’s Day Right With The ‘Star Wars’ Plush Bouquet 2.0
Last year ThinkGeek released several different Star Wars-themed plush bouquets for Valentine’s Day and they’re back this year with a new group. The new additions include Chewbacca, BB-8, Yoda and First Order Stormtroopers. Overall, it’s a better mix than the previous versions. Roses die—Star Wars…
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Volta V Wooden Computer
Go green with the Volta V Wooden Computer. Handcrafted from a single piece of wood, this stunning design is powerful and sustainable. Ideal for design and engineering or even gaming, the Volta V comes with a lifetime service offer. Unlike most desktops, the Volta V features modular parts that can be…
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Jackery Pop Slim Portable Battery
Stay charged while you’re on the go with the Jackery Pop Slim Portable Battery. Compatible with all of your devices, this battery boasts a massive 5000mAh. This means it can recharge your dead iPhone battery up to three times on a single charge. Additionally, this battery pack uses the signature Jackery…
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Klymit Hammock V Sleeping Pad
Stay cozy no matter where you camp with the Klymit Hammock V Sleeping Pad. Easily sliding into the bottom of your hammock, this system offers unmatched padding for a great night’s sleep. Fitting all standard hammocks, the Hammock V features non-slip zones to stay in place throughout the night. In addition…
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Anna Fan Heater by Stadler Form
It’s gettin’ hot in here with the Anna Fan Heater by Stadler Form. Free-standing, this device is compact yet mighty to warm you up. Pumping up the temperature is a modern PTC ceramic heating element concealed inside. With your choice of two power levels, Anna is efficient yet quiet and discreet. In addition,…
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Levitating Air Bonsai Potted Plant
Add some mystique to your décor with the Levitating Air Bonsai Potted Plant. This system offers a stunning blend of natural beauty and modern technology. The base features a granite-like material which has a built-in negative ion emitter. In the center of the base is an LED ring to illuminate the floating…
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Crosley Player Turntable Shelf System
Form and function can live in harmony with the Crosley Player Turntable Shelf System. Providing you with the classic Crosley audio, this music system is minimalist with its mid-century design. In addition to this vintage aesthetic, the Turntable Shelf System offers modern connectivity for your music…
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Navdy Portable Head-Up Display
Keep your eyes on the road while navigating with the Navdy Portable Head-Up Display. Navdy links with Google Maps for real-time updates and navigation. Offering turn by turn directions, this device projects the details of your journey at eye level. This allows you to watch the road without distractions…
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Waterproof DSLR Camera Case
Get the shot without risking your gear with the Waterproof DSLR Camera Case from aquapac. While the thought of even using your camera in the rain may scare you, this product is the real deal. With a rating of IPX8, the Waterproof DSLR Camera Case is fully submersible. It can keep your camera totally… Full Feed
A.M. Links: 3 Days Until Trump’s Inauguration, Democrats Plan Boycott, Trump’s Approval Ratings at Historic Low
New poll: Donald Trump will enter the White House with an approval rating of just 40 percent, an historic low among recent presidents. A group of House Democrats say they will boycott Donald Trump’s inauguration this Friday. “Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said the U.K. intends to leave the…
Forbes – Markets
In Latin America, Mexico The Only Real ‘Loser’ Under Trump
There’s something about Trump that the Latin American left should love.
RT – Daily news
Beijing warns against trade war and protectionism
In his debut at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Chinese President Xi Jinping defended globalization and warned that no one would win in a trade war. Read Full Article at
RT – Daily news
China scraps 85 coal plants in pivot to green energy
The world’s largest producer of emissions China has canceled several dozen planned and under construction coal power projects with a total capacity of over 100GW, Greenpeace reports. Read Full Article at Music
George Harrison’s Entire Studio Catalog to Get Vinyl Reissue
To mark what would have been George Harrison’s 74th birthday on February 25th, the Beatles guitarist’s entire solo catalog will be reissued on vinyl.George Harrison – The Vinyl Collection features 13 albums, including all 12 of his solo studio LPs – from 1968’s Wonderwall Music to 2002’s Brainwashed…
Secur SP-6000 Ultimate Solar Charger review: Power to spare while off the grid
Camping is a great way to disengage from modern fast-paced, always-on lifestyles by basking in the great outdoors. I had no choice but to live “off the grid” one weekend last summer when the incompatible power at our campsite left us with no way to power up smartphones and tablets.Naturally, I had the…
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Fossils found reveal unseen ‘footprint’ maker
Fossils found in Morocco from the long-extinct group of sea creatures called trilobites, including rarely seen soft-body parts, may be previously unseen animals that left distinctive fossil ‘footprints’ around the ancient supercontinent Gondwana.
Israel Chemical Ltd. Drops as Official Calls for Dead Sea License Tender
West Africa Nations Plan Force to Oust Gambian Leader Jammeh
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Putin Warns Of “Maidan-Style” Attempt To Delegitimize Trump; Doesn’t Believe Trump Used Hookers In Moscow
Warning that a “soft coup” is being waged against Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he sees attempts in the United States to “delegitimize” US President-elect Donald Trump using “Maidan-style” methods previously used in Ukraine, where readers will recall president Yanukovich was…
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Civil War Two Is Underway – What’s Left In The CIA’s Bag Of Tricks?
Submitted by Howard Kunstler via, I dunno about you, but I rather enjoy watching the praetorian Deep State go batshit crazy as the day of Trump’s apotheosis approacheth. I imagine a lot of men and women running down the halls of Langley and the Pentagon and a hundred other secret operational…
Frayed iPhone Lightning Cable? Here’s the Permanent Fix
Lightning cables are an essential tool for Apple mobile devices. Without them, you won’t have a way to recharge your iPhones and iPads. Unfortunately, Lightning cables can break easily thanks to slammed doors, unexpected foot traffic, or forceful pulls. Whether you’ll looking to make your Lightning cables…
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Night Ranger Announce New Album, ‘Don’t Let Up’
Night Ranger will release a new, self-produced album, Don’t Let Up, on March 24. Continue reading…
Donald Trump Singles Dating Website
You looking for love, like Donald Trump, and long walks on the beach? Well, now there’s a dating site for you. is up and running for DT supporters looking for like-minded souls to form a perfect union. The site has 20,000 members…
Mike Tyson’s Diss Track Music Video … with Hot Chicks In Bikinis (VIDEO)
Mike Tyson has a brand new music video to match his anti-Soulja Boy diss track … complete with hot bikini chicks in weird poses … and even a shot at Floyd Mayweather.  Tyson’s barely in the video for “If You Show Up” … but he did add…
RT – Daily news
Red lights out: Amsterdam power outage causes commuter chaos
A mass power blackout hit large parts of Amsterdam, causing chaos for morning commuters as transport services ground to a halt and traffic bottlenecked around the city. Read Full Article at – latest science and technology news stories
Rock samples suggest oxygen levels during ‘Lomagundi Event’ were high enough to support life development progress
(—A small team of researchers in the U.S. has found evidence in rock samples that suggests that oxygen levels during the Lomagundi Event were high enough to support the advancement of life on Earth. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the team describes… – latest science and technology news stories
88 million tons a year: Auditors decry EU food waste
The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set up a pop-up restaurant to serve perfectly good groceries and meat that were approaching their expiry date.
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The Exercise Paradox
Studies of how the human engine burns calories help to explain why physical activity does little to control weight—and how our species acquired some of its most distinctive traits — Read more on
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A method for rapid and efficient characterization of novel ultrathin semiconductors
Based on a study of the optical properties of novel ultrathin semiconductors, researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have developed a method for rapid and efficient characterization …
Physics News
Hybrid organic-inorganic materials can self-assemble into tiny doughnut-like structures
Engineered nanometer- and micrometer-scale structures have a vast array of uses in electronics, sensors and biomedical applications. Because these are difficult to fabricate, KAUST researchers …
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Hi Reddit! I am Joseph Glajch, the Director of Analytical Development for Momenta Pharmaceuticals. Ask me anything about biosimilars or what it’s like for chemists to work in the private sector.
Hi Reddit! I’m Dr. Joseph Glajch and I currently work as the Director of Analytical Development for Momenta Pharmaceuticals. Our company specializes in complex medicines and complex mixtures of different drugs are we are now heavily involved in biosimilars (which are follow-on versions of biological…
The Next Web
Video games risk lawsuits by using the ‘Red Cross’ sign for health packs
Working on their incarceration simulator Prison Architect, co-creators Mark Morris and Chris Delay ran into an unexpected legal trouble when the British Red Cross organisation emailed them with the perplexing notice that their game had breached the laws of the Geneva Conventions Act from 1957. As bizarre…
Digg Top Stories
Reporter David Fahrenthold Explains How The Washington Post Broke Pussygate
You might not know who David Fahrenthold is, but you know his work. He has written extensively on Trump’s charity and helped break the infamous “pussygate” Access Hollywood tape. David sits down with Trevor Noah on “The Daily Show” to talk about our President Elect and the four years ahead.
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India’s Ancient Engineering Marvel
Hidden in plain sight, just minutes away from the bustle of New Delhi’s commercial hub, is an ancient landmark unknown even to most locals. Agrasen ki baoli is a 14th-century stepwell, a unique architectural idea that was medieval India’s ingenious answer to perennial water shortage.
Popular Science
James Bond has been teaching kids to smoke for over half a century
Health But with better intelligence, he’s smoking less Over the course of six decades, James Bond eluded thousands of enemy bullets, averted global wars and deactivated some potent bombs. But he may have also encouraged kids…
Farmer comes up with legen-dairy way of popping the question
There are traditional ways of proposing and then there’s this. It was Christmas Eve in Fivemiletown, County Tyrone when Anna Martin’s boyfriend Ashley Farrell led her to the cow shed to receive her present. She had already been told she was getting a cow for Christmas. It was only after she spotted…
Literally Green: Eco-Friendly House Covered in Naturally Insulating Vegetation
Vertical vegetation—that is, living plants clinging to a wall—strikes many people as…
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grafton architects to curate the 2018 venice architecture biennale
yvonne farrell and shelley mcnamara of grafton architects have been appointed as curators of the 2018 venice architecture biennale. The post grafton architects to curate the 2018 venice architecture biennale appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
How Managers Can Make Group Projects More Efficient
We may have hit a saturation point when it comes to collaboration. Consider the following: Research out of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce shows that time spent by managers and employees in collaborative activities has ballooned…
Metal Injection
KNIGHT TERROR live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 8th, 2017
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TURBID NORTH live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 8th, 2017
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FULL OF HELL live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 8th, 2017 (FULL SET)
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ENTOMBED A.D. live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 8th, 2017
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Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Climate policies alone will not save Earth’s most diverse tropical forests
A focus on policies to conserve tropical forests for their carbon storage value may imperil some of the world’s most biologically rich tropical forests, says new research.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
European soccer increasingly popular in the USA
European professional soccer has a growing fan base also in the USA. Among the most popular clubs in the USA are the two English clubs Manchester United and Chelsea FC as well as the two Spanish clubs FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Nanotechnology: Lighting up ultrathin films
Based on a study of the optical properties of novel ultrathin semiconductors, researchers have developed a method for rapid and efficient characterization of these materials.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Cell biology: Take the mRNA train
Messenger RNAs bearing the genetic information for the synthesis of proteins are delivered to defined sites in the cell cytoplasm by molecular motors. Researchers have elucidated how the motors recognize their mRNA freight.
Ukraines Leader Dismisses Trump Gloom, Sees IMF Cash in Weeks
The Awesomer
Gallium vs. Aluminum
LinkOver the years, YouTuber NurdRage has demonstrated how pouring liquid gallium onto aluminum can cause catastrophic failure of the normally durable, lightweight metal. Watch as the stuff causes a heat sink, sheet metal, and even a baseball bat lose its strength. More Awesome Stuff: Vsauce: SpinningThe…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
The Full Auto Crossbow Dream Becomes A Reality [Video]
We haven’t featured The Slingshot Channel’s Joerg Sprave and his crazy DIY weaponry in quite some time, but he’s gone and fulfilled his dream of a full auto crossbow. Needless to say, he has our attention. Plus, we missed the laugh. (via Geek & Sundry) Send your tips to….
Christian Science Monitor | All Stories
Martin Luther King’s son aims to bridge divide between Trump, Lewis
President-elect Donald Trump told the son of the slain civil rights leader that he intends to represent all Americans.
Christian Science Monitor | All Stories
As peace talks loom, Syrian refugees see little future in going home
Talks aimed at building on a current cease-fire are slated to begin in Kazakhstan Jan. 23. At a refugee camp in eastern Lebanon, Syrians say numerous obstacles stand in the way of returning to their homes.
Scientific American Content: Global
How the Panda’s “Thumb” Evolved Twice
Two species of distantly related panda may have adapted to a bamboo-centric diet in similar genetic ways   — Read more on
RT – Daily news
‘Almost 2bn going hungry’: Oxfam adviser slams gaping inequality amid shocking report
It’s “disgusting” and “grotesque” that almost 2 billion people go hungry every night while eight men possess the same wealth as half the planet, Oxfam policy adviser Ana Arendar told RT, calling for action. Read Full Article at
Reuters: World News
Kenyan women step up fight for land destined for coal mine
KITUI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When the Kenyan government announced five years ago that coal deposits had been found in the Mui Basin, a land of rolling hills and pristine forests east of Nairobi, local farmers hoped the discovery would help transform their livelihoods.
Newswise: SciNews
UF/IFAS Celebrates Arbor Day with Research, Extension Activities, Including Tree Giveaways
“Arbor Day is a great time for everyone to be reminded of the importance of trees and forests in their everyday lives and to contribute to the approximately 70 million trees that are planted each year in Florida for reforestation,” said Tim Martin, professor and co-interim director of the UF/IFAS School…
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Today I learned that the price of admission for a zoo in 18th century England was a dog or a cat — they were fed to the lions.
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Ars Technica
Nintendo Switch: One last roll of the dice
Enlarge (credit: Mark Walton) In 2016, just 10 Wii U games were released at retail. Of those, two were Lego games, one was Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, and the other was downright terrible (not to mention cross platform). Of the three Nintendo-made games released, only Twilight… Music
Hear J. Cole Reflect on Oppression, Obama, Revolution on ‘High for Hours’
J. Cole meditates on oppression, meeting with President Barack Obama and the dangers of revolution in a dense new track, “High for Hours,” released on Martin Luther King Day.Produced by Cam O’bi and Elite, “High for Hours” boasts a simple soul-tinged beat. In the first verse, Cole reflects on American…
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Cellular podiatry: Understanding how cells form feet
A protein known as Arf1 plays a role in podosome formation by regulating the assembly of myosin-II within the cytoskeleton, a new study has revealed.
Bloomberg Politics
In Davos, Trump Aide Talks Deals With Sanctioned Kremlin Fund
Anthony Scaramucci, aide to President-elect Donald Trump and founder of SkyBridge Capital, discussed possible joint investments in a meeting in Davos with the head of a Russian sovereign wealth fund that the U.S. sanctioned in 2015, the fund’s press service said.
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Why Did Police Kill an Alleged Small-Time Hacker?
Sam Maloney looks like he could be 21. In photos posted to Facebook, he’s smiling, and so are the first-year university students surrounding him. His boyish face doesn’t seem at all out of place during the 2015 frosh week celebrations captured in these images, and he looks happy and excited. Everyone…
One Indian State’s Grand Plan to Get 23 Million People Online
The state of Telangana is doing something unprecedented in India: Bringing broadband internet to every home in the region. The post One Indian State’s Grand Plan to Get 23 Million People Online appeared first on WIRED. Full Feed
UPDATED! Will Obama Pardon Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning? No, but Lying Admin Folks Will go Scot-Free
UPDATE (4:50 P.M. ET): As Scott Shackford reports, President Barack Obama reduced Chelsea Manning’s 35-year sentence today. She will be released in May. Very glad to be wrong on this! Will Barack Obama pardon Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning, ask any stories about how whistleblowers have been treated…
Researchers have mapped the US by people’s fear of romantic intimacy
Does it ever seem like everyone around you is freaking out about their love life in exactly the same way? According to research from the University of Michigan, that’s because geography has a role in our approach to romance. Researchers analyzed data from Americans in all 50 states, looking for two…
Three ways to make a company’s competitive advantage their employees, not their technology
There is no shortage of dystopian views in today’s headlines: We are told that robots will take our jobs and that artificial intelligence will think for us. Yet in this age that heralds technology as the silver bullet, leaders must not overlook their most important source of competitive advantage: their…
Zero Hedge
Apple Hikes UK App Store Prices By 20% In Response To Plunging Pound
Ahead of Theresa May’s speech, which catalyzed the biggest jump in sterling since 2008, the signs were already there that the British currency is facing upward pressure when December U.K. inflation was reported to have accelerated to the fastest pace in more than two years, driven by the tumbling pound…
Zero Hedge
New ABC / WaPo Poll Shows Drop In Trump Favorability Courtesy Of Aggressive “Oversamples”
In the month leaded up to the election on November 8th, we repeatedly demonstrated how the mainstream media polls from the likes of ABC/Washington Post, CNN and Reuters repeatedly manipulated their poll samples to engineer their desired results, namely a large Hillary Clinton lead (see “New Podesta Email…
The Best Representations of New York City in Open-World Games
It’s safe to say that most of us expected to see the new Super Mario Bros. game during the Nintendo Switch event last week. However, I doubt anyone was expecting Super Mario Odyssey to […] The post The Best Representations of New York City in Open-World Games appeared first on
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Where millennials are buying homes, according to new study
The rental generation turns to homeownership in these cities It’s no secret that many millennials are struggling with the dream of homeownership. The majority of millennials don’t meet the credit score requirements to get a mortgage from Fannie Mae, and nearly a third of them still live with mom and… – latest science and technology news stories
Scientists develop new wheat-wheatgrass hybrid
With a hybrid crop called Salish Blue, scientists at Washington State University have combined wheat and wheatgrass in a new species with the potential to help Pacific Northwest farmers and the environment. – latest science and technology news stories
Air polluters more likely to locate near downwind state borders
Indiana University research reveals a pattern of companies strategically locating facilities where wind will carry pollution across state lines. – latest science and technology news stories
Galaxy murder mystery
It’s the big astrophysical whodunnit. Across the Universe, galaxies are being killed and the question scientists want answered is, what’s killing them? – latest science and technology news stories
Solar power plan set to bring fresh water to out-of-reach villages
A solar-powered purification system could provide remote parts of India with clean drinking water for the first time. – latest science and technology news stories
Trade-offs between economic growth and deforestation
Economic growth in poor countries increases along with deforestation rates, but the effect disappears in wealthier economies, according to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports. – latest science and technology news stories
Three questions climate science must answer
The signing of the Paris agreement in 2015 may give the impression that the major questions concerning climate change have at last been answered and that climate science has met its challenges. – latest science and technology news stories
ALMA reveals sun in new light
New images from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) reveal stunning details of our Sun, including the dark, contorted center of an evolving sunspot that is nearly twice the diameter of the Earth.
CIA officials are learning to live in an era when the president-elect publicly disparages them
One day in 1986, Melvin Goodman walked into his boss’ office at the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency and resigned. He’d been serving as an analyst in Langley for more than two decades, most recently on the Soviet desk. Government work had been his entire life. But in the previous few years,…
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ZTE’s adhesive, eye-tracking phone will have a dual camera and Android Nougat
The self-adhesive, eye-tracking ZTE Hawkeye was the most interesting phone we saw at CES 2017, and today we know all of its specs.There’s a lot of good news here for anyone looking to back this crowd-sourced handset. It packs flagship-level features for just $200 (about £162, AU$165).First, it runs Android…
Bloomberg Politics
Banks Rejected by Supreme Court, Lose Bid to Derail Libor Suits
The U.S. Supreme Court turned away an appeal by Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., refusing to stop antitrust lawsuits that accuse some of the world’s largest banks of conspiring to rig Libor. – Nanotechnology News Feed
Capture of Real-Time, Dynamic Visualizations of Atoms Helps Build Better Batteries
An unimaginably small reaction was captured by researchers in the Dionne lab, which is 18 feet below the Engineering Quad of Stanford University with one of the most enhanced microscopes in the…
Make a Giant Party Sub in a Bundt Pan
You may not be a big football fan, but you can’t deny the majesty of a perfectly-curated sports-watching snack spread. A large, party-sized sub, packed with salty cured meats is always a good idea, and delish can show you how to make a real showstopper using a bundt pan.The video above can walk you through…
BBC News – World
Why S Africans are pretending to be dead
One of the latest trends in South Africa is to photograph yourself pretending to be dead. But not everyone approves of the #DeadPoseChallenge.
Today’s Best Deals: Prime Pantry Discounts, Copper Pans, Fitness Equipment, and More
Prime Pantry savings, j/fit fitness gear, and fancy-ass copper pans lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web. Read more…
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UK architect helps locals rebuild Nepal temple destroyed by earthquake
In 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake battered Nepal. In Changu Village, about 30 minutes away from Kathmandu, the earthquake damaged 100 homes, killed three people, and devastated what many consider the country’s oldest Hindu temple, Changu Narayan. Slowly, locals began to rebuild their beloved temple,…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Affordable housing for disabled veterans marries wellness and sustainability in Los Angeles
Great architecture goes beyond building four walls—it’s about empowering individuals and building communities. That philosophy is embodied in the 2017 AIA award-winning project, Six Affordable Veteran Housing. Designed by Brooks + Scarpa, this beautiful LEED Platinum-certified project offers support…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Aquarium Zebra shark learns how to reproduce without her male partner
Nature is full of surprises, and one of them can be found at an Australia aquarium. A female zebra shark (Stegostoma fasciatum) at the aquarium reproduced on her own, without any males present. Her case is so surprising because animals and fish have been seen switching from asexual to sexual reproduction,…
Ultimate Classic Rock
Elvis Presley Birthday Proclamation Footage Sparks New Rumors He’s Secretly Alive
We saw a slew of rock stars die in 2016, so perhaps it’s only fitting that we’ve started 2017 with a fresh round of conspiracy theories suggesting Elvis Presley is secretly still alive. Continue reading…
Scottish Soccer Players Raped Drunk Woman … Judge Rules
Two Scottish soccer stars — including a former member of the Scotland national team — have been branded rapists by a Scottish judge after the victim sued their asses in civil court.  The players — David Robertson and David Goodwillie –…
Julius Tart Optical returns with its collection of eyewear classics
The brand returns with the help of the founder’s nephew.Richard Tart, nephew of Julius Tart, has teamed up with TheLight Co., who’s behind eyewear brands such as Native Sons to bring back Julius Tart Optical back to its former glory. The collection has launched with four frames, three of which are available…
Bless This Stuff
The Victorinox Swiss Army Hunter Pro Folding Lockblade is designed especially for hunters in the United States, who demanded a pared-down knife of a higher caliber. It provides one essential and incredibly strong blade that is designed for easy, one-hand access thanks to the extra-large thumb opening….
This intelligent chair parks itself at your desk
Promoting the “Intelligent Park Assist” feature of its cars, Nissan developed an office chair with self-parking capabilities. Read more…More about Real Time Video, Real Time, Inventions, Design, and Chair
Scarlet Records Inks Deal With Cryonic Temple, First Album In Nine Years Announced
Swedish heavy/power metal band Cryonic Temple has signed a deal with Scarlet Records for the release of their new album “Into The Glorious Battle.” The album is the long awaited and highly anticipated follow up to 2008’s “Immortal.” The album is set for release on April 21st. A preview clip can be found…
Mobile Magazine
It’s Total Sun Power for Tesla’s Gigantic ‘Gigafactory’ in Nevada
Since starting out the project beginning in 2014, Tesla has claimed that its massive “Gigafactory” near Reno, Nevada, will be the largest lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing facility in the world, and that it will achieve that feat using total renewable energy. Now we have some idea of the scale of…
Bloomberg Politics
Mnuchin Nears Senate Showdown With Democrats Who Can’t Block Him
A day before Donald Trump’s inauguration, Treasury secretary pick Steven Mnuchin will go before a Senate panel for a televised hearing that promises to be the most contentious of the president-elect’s nominees. RSS
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Here’s what we imagine the schedule for Donald Trump’s inauguration will look like
Well, it’s almost time. On January 20th, noted L.L. Bean fanatic Donald Trump will take the oath of office and be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States in the nation’s capital. It should be a really interesting time. SEE ALSO: I wrote Obama’s farewell address for him and here is the…
Nerd Approved – News For Nerds
Get Three 6.5-Foot MFi Lightning Cables For $21.99! [Deals]
For a limited time you can get a 3-pack of 6.5-Ft MFi-Certified Lightning Cables for only $21.99 (50% off) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store! You can never have enough Lightning cables to keep all of your Apple devices charged, and with these 6.5-ft, MFi-certified cables, you’ll have more flexibility…
Neufund raises €2M for its blockchain-based venture fund
 Berlin-based Neufund has raised €2 million from Christoph Maire’s Atlantic Labs, Klaas Kersting and a group of superangels. Neufund will use the funding to build an open platform for investors to acquire startup equity in the form of tradable crypto tokens. Read More
BBC News – World
Outrage over Somali gang-rape video
Funds are raised for a teenage Somali girl gang raped by six teenagers who posted photos online.
Rocket Air Blaster
Keep your camera, lenses, and filters clean and debris free with the Rocket Air Blaster. Made of rubber, this self-standing rocket has a 2.25-inch long nozzle for reaching into all those tiny crevices. – Top Stories
The Fed: New York Fed chief Dudley has an idea — homeowners should tap into equity
New York Fed President William Dudley on Tuesday said that if homeowners would tap into their equity in prudent ways it would be a positive development for the economy. – Top Stories
Marsh on Monday: Germans fear Trump may reunite its old enemies
By courting Russia and the U.K., Donald Trump is raising German fears that Germany will be encircled and opposed by the great powers, writes David Marsh.
Scientific American Content: Global
Fact or Fiction 2: 50 (More) Popular Myths Explained
We’re back to debunk a second collection of urban lore and cultural mythology in Fact or Fiction 2: 50 (More) Cultural Myths Explained. In this sequel to our best-selling first edition, we cast our… — Read more on
Watch Michelle Obama transform from spunky toddler to fabulous FLOTUS in one GIF
Happy birthday, Michelle Obama! FLOTUS is turning 53 today (we know, we can’t believe it either,) and with less than a week until Donald Trump’s inauguration 😳  it seems like the perfect time to look back on how the inspiring first lady has grown over the years. SEE ALSO: Let us now remember 11 of…
Ars Technica
Google Maps may soon show how difficult parking is near your destination
Enlarge / Parking information shown in Google Maps v9.44 beta. You can already find out a lot about your commute by using Google Maps, and you soon may be able to find out how hard it will be to find a parking place once you arrive at your destination. Android Police is reporting a new feature…
Metal Injection
SANHEDRIN live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 14th, 2017
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Vatican Rejects Knights of Malta Attempt to Discredit Probe
Fed Unlikely to Snuff Out U.S. Economic Expansion, Dudley Says
VW Diesel Rigging Compared to Horse-Meat Lasagna by Court
Measure raises $15 million to fly drones as a service for other companies
 Measure may not be building the ultimate flying camera, or drones that drop burritos at your door. But the Washington D.C.-based startup has raised $15 million in Series B funding to fly drones as a service for other businesses that want to do things like conduct inspections, capture videos, or gather…
NYT > Business Day
New York Times Study Calls for Rapid Change in Newsroom
Among the broad recommendations of an internal report are increasing training and hiring for digital roles and reducing the layers of editing.
RT – Daily news
Fake news makers ‘worse than prostitutes’: Putin slams those behind Trump ‘leak’
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he has no grounds to attack or protect US President-elect Donald Trump, since he does not know him personally. He added though that those behind the recent allegations against Trump have “no moral scruples.” Read Full Article at
RT – Daily news
Tesla driver stranded in desert after car app fails
The driver of a Tesla car was reportedly left stranded in the desert when his car’s control app failed. Ryan Negri was using a key-less smartphone app to unlock and power his car, which failed when he came to an area with no signal. Read Full Article at
The Verge – All Posts
Emirates now offer blankets made from recycled plastic bottles
Physics would suggest that covering yourself in plastic bottles may not seem like the ideal way to keep warm in an airplane cabin, but Emirates wants you to do exactly that. Today, it’s introducing new sustainable blankets made from 100 percent recycled bottles. The airline has partnered with Buzz,…
Forbes – Markets
Big Tobacco: Reynolds Agrees To $49 Billion Takeover By British American Tobacco
The deal comes as more consumers are turning to e-cigarettes and vaping.
Forbes – Markets
PepsiCo Named A Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock
PepsiCo Inc (NYSE: PEP) has been named a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock by Dividend Channel, signifying a stock with above-average ”DividendRank” statistics including a strong 3.0% yield, as well as being recognized by prominent asset managers as being a socially responsible investment, through…
Forbes – Markets
The Truth Behind Push To Delay Fiduciary Rule
The Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule is under fire again. Representative Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) has introduced a bill that would delay implementation of the rule for two years, with the ultimate goal of scrapping the regulation—which requires all brokers and advisors to act in the best interests of…
Forbes – Markets
Meural: Tapping The World’s Art Galleries From Your Wall
Remember those digital picture frames that were all the rage five or six years ago? Well, they’ve been modified for the 2017 crowd. In some cases, they connect way beyond your family photos. Meural brings the world’s artwork to your wall. One that really makes my head turn is Meural. It’s a […]
The Voice of Mario
“It’s-a Me, Mario.” “Mamma Mia.” “Let’s-a go.” They’re some of the most iconic catchphrases in gaming history, and also the most recognizable voice. Since 1995, Charles Martinet has voiced the…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
Design Milk
Gus* Modern Launches Spring 2017 Collection
Gus* Modern always manages to give us sofa envy every time they launch a new collection and the latest Spring 2017 offerings are no exception. On top of the new upholstered pieces, the Canadian home furnishings brand released two accent designs to complement the sofas. As with previous releases,…
Metal Injection
KHEMMIS live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 14th, 2017 (FULL SET)
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Car Needs A Wash? Take This New Zealand Dad’s Advice And Enlist Your Baby
Strap on your baby carrier and turn car washing into a father-kid activity. Just don’t expect the baby to do all the work unless you have a very small car.
Digg Top Stories
Gossiping Is Good for You, Study Confirms
New research seeks to understand the positive impacts of gossiping by studying its effect on the brain.
Digg Top Stories
Joe Biden: ‘I Wish To Hell I’d Just Kept Saying The Exact Same Thing’
The vice president looks back — and forward.
Digital Trends
Club owner designs acoustic-filter protective earplugs that don’t distort sound
If you go to clubs or concerts often, you know what an acoustic hangover is and you know it can last for hours or days. Imagine what it would be like if you owned a couple of New York City clubs known for super-loud sound and you spent most of your time in one club or the other. That’s the case with…
Digital Trends
Virtual phone number app Burner teams with Nomorobo to block spam calls
Spam calls suck. There’s nothing worse than an unsolicited call from a telemarketer about life insurance you don’t need, a political organization you don’t support, or a donation you never gave. Luckily, though, there’s a solution in the form of Burner, an app that grants a virtual phone number that…
Digital Trends
Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time
Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for free for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up while you have the chance. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App Store. These apps normally cost money…
Digital Trends
Mercedes signs Valterri Bottas to replace retired F1 champ Nico Rosberg
Nico Rosberg shocked the Formula One racing world when he announced his retirement shortly after winning the 2016 F1 driver’s title, his first ever. It also set off a storm of gossip over who would replace Rosberg at the dominant Mercedes-AMG Petronas team. Mercedes’ driver search is now over. Rosberg’s…
Zero Hedge
Just How Crowded Is The “Long Dollar” Trade? The Answer In One Chart
Until last night’s Trump statement that the US dollar is overvalued, it was smooth sailing for Wall Street’s momentum chasers, who happily piled into what until recently was Wall Street’s most crowded trade. How crowded? For the latest answer, we go to the latest just released monthly Fund Managers…
Microsoft urges enterprise customers to drop Windows 7
The Windows 7 wind down has begun: on January 14, 2020, Windows 7 will lose all forms of support, including security updates that are crucial for a lot of customers. Microsoft is wasting no time in urging its enterprise customers to upgrade to Windows 10, noting that even today Windows 7 isn’t able to…
Curbed National
Our cities, our politics
How the place you live informs how you’ll respond to Trump’s presidency With Donald Trump about to assume the presidency, the United States feels like it’s straining to contain multiple citizenries with radically opposed value systems; political scientists say we’re more polarized than we’ve been since…
Zero Hedge
Bonds & Bullion Are Surging As Small Caps Give Up 2017 Gains
Following Friday’s plunge in bond and bullion prices, dollar weakness (on Trump’s comments), Brexit uncertainty, and looming inauguration appear to have sent a ripple of anxiety through capital markets sending Treasury yields tumbling (6-8bps lower across the curve), gold prices soaring (above $1215),…
Zero Hedge
Trump Trounces Yellen – Dollar Dumps, Erases All Post-Fed Gains
It appears The Donald is stronger than The Fed (for now). The president-elect’s comments that the dollar is “too strong” have accelerated the weakness from his press conference last week, and erased all the “well the dollar is up because the US economy is so strong” gains in the greenback since The Fed…
Radical Innovation: Call for Entries 2017
Much like its name suggests, the annual Radical Innovation Award celebrates bold, forward-thinking ideas within the hotel sphere. Students and professionals alike are invited to submit their 2017 concepts online from January 17 through April 22. If you have a big new idea for hotels, this is… – Top Stories
Capitol Report: How should Deutsche Bank repay consumers for its toxic mortgage mess?
The consumer relief portions of big bank settlements have drawn criticism from consumer advocates, who say banks try to claim settlement “credit” for steps they’d be taking anyway, like home loan modifications, rather than initiating new programs.
The Sengled Pulse is a clever but problematic take on whole-home audio
 Sengled is the latest manufacturer to jump into the smart bulb space and their products, while a bit behind the curve, are clever and – most important – cheap. Their smartest smart bulbs are $10 cheaper than the arguably top-of-the-line Philips LIFX bulbs and they also offer the Pulse, a pair of bulbs…
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Personalized treatment for those in blood pressure ‘gray zone’
Using data from a national study, researchers determined that using heart CT scans can help personalize treatment in patients whose blood pressure falls in the gray zone of just above normal or mild high blood pressure.
Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Candidates for bionic hand reconstruction
Researchers offer a treatment algorithm, or protocol, for identifying patients with global (flail arm) brachial plexus injuries who are likely to benefit from trading in their insensate and nonfunctional hand for a myoelectric prosthetic device.
Snow Peak GigaPower Auto Stove w/ Piezo Igniter $24.93
Snow Peak GigaPower Auto Stove w/ Piezo Igniter $24.93
Ugh, Still Using Wikipedia? These Alternatives Are More Reliable
Wikipedia is the first website many of us go to when we want to learn about a new topic, double-check a fact, or do some preliminary research for a paper. Wikipedia is a unique tool that has changed how we use the internet and collect information. But most of the time you could be getting better results…
Pump Up The Volume With a 20W IPX7 Bluetooth Speaker, Now Just $33
Most inexpensive Bluetooth speakers you see include a single 5W driver, or maybe dual 5W drivers if you’re lucky. But the AOMAIS Sport II packs in a pair of 10W drivers, plus IPX7 water resistance (meaning it can actually be submerged to a point), and a 10 hour battery. Not bad for $33.Read more…
Reuters: Top News
Russia says ready to talk to Trump about nuclear arms, Syria
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Moscow was ready to talk to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s new administration about nuclear weapons and Syria, saying the two countries could together solve many of the world’s problems.
Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, dies at 82
Gene Cernan, the last man (to date) to walk on the moon, passed away Monday at the age of 82. Cernan joined the NASA astronaut corps in 1963 and flew on Gemini 9 in 1966, becoming the second American to make a spacewalk. He was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 10 in 1969, the “dress rehearsal” mission…
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Should we get our hopes up again for cloud gaming?
“We, in no way, take credit for the idea.” LiquidSky CEO Ian McLoughlin knows video game streaming isn’t a new concept. For years, various companies have promised players they’d be able to load up any game on any device via cloud streaming. Play the latest Fallout on an Android tablet or boot up the…
BBC News – World
MH370 mystery
Mystery around flight MH370 may remain after the search was halted, as the BBC’s Anna Jones reports.
Ultimate Classic Rock
Ozzy Osbourne Announces First Post-Black Sabbath Concert
Ozzy Osbourne has set a date for the first solo show of his life after Black Sabbath. Continue reading…
RT – Daily news
US military boosts weapons airdrops to Syrian opposition – reports
A growing number of opposition groups in Syria are getting increased weapons and ammunition supplies from the US Air Force to tackle Islamic State, according to US media reports citing the country’s military. Read Full Article at
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The Latest: Indictment unsealed on nightclub gunman’s wife
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of the widow of the Orlando nightclub shooter (all times local):… – latest science and technology news stories
Robust rattan palm assessed as Endangered, new Species Conservation Profile shows
An African rattan palm species has recently been assessed as Endangered, according to the IUCN Red List criteria. Although looking pretty robust at height of up to 40 m, the palm is restricted to scattered patches of land across an area of 40 km². It grows in reserves and conservation areas in Ghana… – latest science and technology news stories
Sweat bees on hot chillies: Native bees thrive in traditional farming, securing good yield
Farming doesn’t always have to be harmful to bees. On the contrary, even though farmers on the Mexican peninsula of Yucatán traditionally slash-and-burn forest to create small fields, this practice can be beneficial to sweat bees by creating attractive habitats. The famers profit as well since they depend… – latest science and technology news stories
Inception of the last ice age
A new model reconstruction shows in exceptional detail the evolution of the Eurasian ice sheet during the last ice age. This can help scientists understand how climate and ocean warming can effect the remaining ice masses on Earth. – latest science and technology news stories
Lessons learned when commercialization of a new soft robot fails
Commercializing a new, innovative product is often the greatest challenge across the research and development landscape, as is evident in the failed attempt to bring jamming-based robotic gripper technology to market. The company developing the VERSABALL tells the story of its demise and the valuable… – latest science and technology news stories
Study shines light on how to build better bacteriophage therapies
Researchers have discovered that a subset of bacteriophages, dubbed “superspreaders,” potentially play a major role in transmitting antimicrobial resistance. The research, described in a study published this week in the journal mBio, provides an answer to a long-standing biological question and may help… – latest science and technology news stories
4G network infrastructure could mean fewer accidents by drivers
New research that suggests a pre-existing 4G network infrastructure could help drivers make safe decisions in or near accidents has won the ‘Best Paper Award’ at an international conference.
China’s Xi defends free trade in speech at Davos
Bumpy run-up to Trump inauguration gives Chinese leader convenient opportunity to claim assertive role on world stage.
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What could that huge wave in Venus’ atmosphere reveal about the mysterious planet?
A Japanese spacecraft recorded a massive bow-shaped structure in the cloud tops over Venus, and it could offer new insights into what lies below.
Rogue One Music Syncs Up Perfectly With Star Wars’ ‘Imperial March’
One of the coolest and most controversial things about the latest Star Wars movie is how it incorporates the series’ past. Now it’s been discovered that, aside from folding in characters and digitals recreations of actors from the original trilogy, Rogue One secretly has a musical homage to those movies,…
App downloads up 15 percent in 2016, revenue up 40 percent thanks to China
 The app industry is continuing to grow, according to a new year-end analysis from app intelligence firm App Annie, out today, which found that app downloads, time spent in apps and revenue grew across the board over the course of 2016. Worldwide downloads were up 15 percent year-over-year, time spent…
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Trump tweets at wrong Ivanka, gets lesson on climate change – CNET
The US president-elect tweets praises for his daughter Ivanka but uses the Twitter handle of another woman of the same name.
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Remember When: Metallica’s Robert Trujillo was “Flippy” on ‘CHiPs’?
It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances…
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Stranger Wars
Artist Michael Maher Jr. created this fantastic Star Wars mashup featuring the kids from Stranger Things. You may have heard that Millie Bobby Brown has expressed a desire to play a young Leia—and this illustration definitely supports that idea. However, Gaten Matarazzo as Chewbacca is the star of…
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[Serious] Casino dealers of reddit what’s the most money you’ve seen someone lose, and how was the aftermath?
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Guy has some wicked longboard moves
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It was the wind, I swear!
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Natural selection making ‘education genes’ rarer, says Icelandic study – Researchers say that while the effect corresponds to a small drop in IQ per decade, over centuries the impact could be profound
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19th century Russian chair
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Resisting Trump: How to survive the coming surveillance state
Trump has signalled his desire to follow the UK in eroding online privacy. From Tor’s hidden dangers to the right secure chat apps, here’s how to stay under the radar
Food as Medicine: It’s Not Just a Fringe Idea Anymore
Treating people through nutrition is not a new idea, but it’s making inroads as more medical professionals make meals a formal part of care, rather than relying solely on medications.(Image credit: David Gorn) – Top Stories
The Wall Street Journal: Televisa, Univision merge content development to curtail falling ratings
Grupo Televisa, the world’s largest Spanish-language broadcaster, said Tuesday it has replaced its longtime head of content with an executive at U.S.-based Univision Communications Inc., a move aimed at shoring up falling ratings at both broadcasters – Top Stories
BookWatch: Let’s hold a funeral for the diversity council at work
Former Merrill Lynch Wealth Management CEO Sallie Krawcheck says the effort is well-meaning but ineffective, and it’s time to look for alternatives. RSS
Tom Brady’s sleeping habits, Monica Crowley’s plagiarism, and one stretchy condom scandal. These are YOUR Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2017-01-08 to Sat 2017-01-14 [FarkBlog]
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Remembering Gene Cernan
Gene Cernan, a U.S. Navy captain, veteran of three spaceflights, and the last man to walk on the moon, has died. He was 82.Cernan died Monday, surrounded by family members, of ongoing health issues, according to a statement from his family on NASA’s website. He is survived by his wife, their children,…
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Iran’s Rouhani says talk about renegotiating nuclear deal ‘meaningless’
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday U.S. President-elect Trump cannot unilaterally cancel the nuclear deal Tehran signed with world powers including Washington and that talk of renegotiating it was “meaningless”.
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CONVERGE To Release Jane Doe Live Album Next Month
Whole lot of neat vinyl variants in here too. The post CONVERGE To Release Jane Doe Live Album Next Month appeared first on Metal Injection.
Facebook To Stop Paying Publishers To Make Live Videos
Last year, publishers worldwide began making live videos on Facebook. The social juggernaut had cut deals with them, offering lofty amounts and promising big future moving forward. Turns out, Facebook’s experimental project is over. Recode reports: Facebook spent more than $50 million last year paying…
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Anonymous warns Trump: ‘You will regret the next 4 years’
Donald Trump has been threatened by Anonymous on Twitter, with the hacktivist group accusing him of having links to organized crime and told him he will “regret the next 4 years.” Read Full Article at – Top Stories
Mark Hulbert: ‘Boring’ stocks get more exciting as Trump rally fades
Low-volatility shares, such as the six listed here, beat the broader market in the long run, says Mark Hulbert.
Andy Cohen Advises Trump Inauguration Protesters to Take a DEEP Breath (VIDEO)
Donald Trump haters and protesters up in arms over the inauguration need to remember one very important thing … BREATHE … according to Andy Cohen. Mr. ‘Watch What Happens Live’ and ‘Real Housewives’ was at LAX when he broke down the start of…
Steph Curry Rocks ‘Obama Sneakers’ to Dominate Cavs (PHOTOS)
Yes he can.  Steph Curry paid tribute to his favorite president Monday night … rockin’ a special pair of Obama-themed Curry 3 sneakers to play the Cavs … complete with #44’s signature on the bottom!  Steph and Barack have been tight…
Canadas Housing Agency Boosts Mortgage Premiums Again
Economists Talk Taxes as Trump Heads to Washington
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The U.S. Is Headed To A Pivotal Socio-Economic Crisis
This year, the United States will be the main geopolitical power. And President Donald Trump will run it. This will be the first big shift to nationalism in U.S. politics.
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Bangladesh Won’t Be The Next Pakistan, And That’s OK
(MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images) Bangladesh doesn’t have what it takes to be the next Pakistan. When it comes to its equity market potential, that is. But it is still a good bet for adventurous investors. Pakistan and Bangladesh’s economies have a few good things in common — like large and young populations,…
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Bomb blast in Baghdad kills at least seven: police and medical sources
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – A car bomb blast in southern Baghdad killed at least seven people and wounded 20 on Tuesday, police and medical sources said.
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Baidu hires former Microsoft executive VP as it focuses on AI
China’s most popular internet search company has picked up a new group president and COO. Previously at Microsoft and Yahoo (and an authority in artificial intelligence), Dr. Qi Lu might be just what the company needs. Baidu’s profits have slipped fr…
Save Big on a Prime Pantry Box With Chinese New Year and Super Bowl Deals
Prime Pantry PromotionsAmazon’s back at it again with another Prime Pantry promotion, and this time around, they’re celebrating Chinese New Year with a selection of Asian cooking essentials.If you include $25 worth of eligible items in your next Prime Pantry box, you’ll automatically save $5 at checkout,…
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Love your 3D films? Then sign this petition to TV manufacturers dumping 3D TVs
If you traipsed through the halls of CES 2017 staring at the walls of television screens bearing the year’s hottest visual delights, you’d be forgiven for thinking little beyond the standard progression of display tech had taken place. However, this year’s CES saw an AV casualty, one that fell under…
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India’s Modi, Taking Shots at China, Says No Talks With Pakistan
India will not hold talks with Pakistan as long as New Delhi’s nuclear-armed neighbor continues to support terrorism in South Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a foreign policy speech.
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Tigers could roam again in Central Asia, scientists say
Caspian tigers, some of the largest cats that ever lived, roamed through much of Central Asia before they were designated as extinct in the middle of the 20th century. But there is a chance that tigers — using a subspecies that is nearly identical, genetically, to the Caspian — could be restored to Central…
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Want to ace an exam? Tell a friend what you learned
Students who are given information and tell someone about it immediately recall the details better and longer — a strategy which could be a plus come test time, says a researcher.
How to Deliver Criticism So Employees Pay Attention
In my college days I ranked among the top 10 women divers in the United States. I got that far not just because I worked hard — practicing every day in four-to-six-hour sessions — but also because I had an extremely tough coach who routinely offered both caring support and sharp criticism. Early in…
Pride & Joy Music Inks Deal With Aldaria For New Album “Land Of Light”
Aldaria, formed by Norwegian guitarist/composer Frode Hovd (Memorized Dreams), signed on with Germany’s Pride & Joy Music for the release of the new album “Land of Light.” The album is set for release on March 24th. Hovd commented: “Pride & Joy showed great passion for the project, and we…
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How to Convert a VirtualBox Virtual Machine to Parallels Desktop for Mac
If you’ve been using VirtualBox to run virtual machines and you want to switch to Parallels Desktop for Mac, you can convert your VirtualBox virtual machines to Parallels—whether you’re using VirtualBox in Windows, Linux, or macOS.Click Here to Continue Reading
The New Yorker
Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, January 17th
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‘Dissolution of NATO, military alliance with Russia’: German Left leader echoes Trump
A military security system, which would include Russia, should be set up instead of NATO, Sahra Wagenknecht, leader of the German Left party said in an interview, echoing Trump’s recent statements on NATO. Read Full Article at
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‘Blatant interference’: Russian lawmakers slam ECHR over adoption ruling
Russian officials say an ECHR ruling, which orders compensation to people who were prevented from adopting Russian orphans due to the Dima Yakovlev Law, amounts to interference into the affairs of a sovereign nation and a violation of children’s rights. Read Full Article at
Chevy Brought a Life-Sized Lego Batmobile to the Detroit Auto Show
Chevrolet brought a lot of cool vehicles to the 2017 North American International Auto Show. The coolest — by far — was their life-sized Lego Batmobile. Sure, the restyled 2018 Traverse looked sharp. […] The post Chevy Brought a Life-Sized Lego Batmobile to the Detroit Auto Show appeared first on
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Onewheel, the self-balancing one-wheeled electric skateboard has just gotten better! The new Onewheel+ board is now smoother, faster, and even easier to ride. It is now powered by a brushless, Hypercore electric motor & Li-Ion batteries that give it a 5-7 mile range at speeds up to 19MPH. They also…
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CreekKooler is the name of this ingenious solution, a tow-behind cooler that follows your boat! A great way to float drinks and ice out to your entire party relaxing on the lake. The floating cooler is shaped like a little boat and navigates behind your kayak or canoe, giving you quick access to beverages,…
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“The Barn” is an exceptional conversion by Carney Logan Burke Architects, it combines both rustic and modern details to complement the beautiful and natural landscape. Situated in the Teton Range of mountains in Wyoming, this unique home is covered in reclaimed barnwood and cedar shake shingles, giving…
Um, This Wasp Species Has an Ant Head For a Butt
Most wasps do not have ant heads for butts. So, if you were a researcher digging through a museum collection and found a wasp with an ant head for a butt, you might be surprised. The researchers describing this wasp shouted “ay, caramba,” apparently. Read more…
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Flying off the shelves: Demand for the Pixel and Pixel XL now exceeds supply
Never underestimate the power (or popularity) of Google. That would appear to be the lesson Verizon is now learning, as demand for Google Pixel smartphones is exceeding the carrier’s supply. As per new data from Wave7 Research, the Pixel made up 9.5 percent of all smartphone sales at Big Red in the last…
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Think you feel a cold coming on? ColdSense app will tell you if you’re right
Clairvoyance may be just an app away. While it won’t help you foresee developments in your love life or the likelihood of a big raise, ColdSense may be able to see the future in terms of your health. It’s the first iPhone app meant to help you evaluate your chances of catching the common cold. Taking…
Here’s what the Xbox One’s new Dashboard ‘Guide’ will look like
Microsoft teased last week that they’d be making the Xbox One’s dashboard just a little bit faster. And in a gameplay stream of Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us, we got a really quick look at it. Ten minutes into his stream on Beam, Microsoft’s head of platform engineering Mike Ybarra quickly clicked into…
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Apple to reportedly extend its iPhone 6s battery replacement program to iPhone 6… or not [UPDATED]
Update: Apple has reportedly told AppleInsider that “there are no plans” for an iPhone 6 battery exchange program. According to one Apple insider, “There are no plans or grounds for a wide iPhone 6 battery exchange program at this time.” A few months back, Apple announced its plans to launch a free-of-charge…
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In Russia, Moldovan president says he may scrap EU trade pact
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moldova may scrap a trade agreement with the European Union after the country’s next parliamentary election, President Igor Dodon said on Tuesday during his first state visit to Russia.
Slip 10,000mAh Into Your Pocket For Just $10
RAVPower makes some of the most popular and well-reviewed USB battery packs out there, and $10 is one of the best prices we’ve ever seen on one of their models, not to mention one of the best deals we’ve seen on any ~10,000mAh battery. The only catch: The deal is only available on the white model.Read…
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Can scientists crack the case of an Antarctic ice shelf’s growing rift?
At 90 miles and counting, the Larsen C ice shelf crack just keeps growing. Could studying this unusual crack predict future ice movements?
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Study: US abortions now at lowest rate since Roe v. Wade
A survey released Tuesday by the Guttmacher Institute found that the annual number of abortions in the United States has dropped to the lowest rate since 1974.
This Sweet DIY Wall Mount Will Hide Your Annoying Power Cables
Plenty of homes have tangled nests of power cords just waiting to catch flame. To combat this domestic blight, Laura Kampf crafted a simple projector cabinet that both obscures cords and looks plain awesome. Read more…
The New York Times releases its 2020 report, points to its digital shortcomings
The New York Times has changed a lot in the past 10 years, embracing digital subscriptions and growing into online video and specialty areas like cooking. It has not been enough to prepare the company for the future, according to the paper’s own 2020 report released on Tuesday. “While the past two…
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House Science Panel Adds Climate Denying Members
The committee has jurisdiction over $40 billion in federal budgets, and influence on climate research and environmental regulations — Read more on
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Common heart drug repurposed to treat rare cancer in Europe
A drug that’s commonly used to treat high blood pressure is being repurposed for a rare tissue cancer in Europe. The medication, named propranolol, was recently granted Orphan Drug Designation by the European Commission (EC). – Top Stories
Market Extra: These are the biggest ‘tail risks’ for markets right now, say money managers
The U.S. is at the heart of the two biggest worries among investors now, a new Bank of America survey shows.
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Using Tinder in Your Hometown Is Like Visiting an Alternate Reality
My parents moved out of my hometown almost as soon as I left for college, and therefore I am obsessed with the idea of other people’s hometowns. Over any major holiday or break from a work schedule, hometowns become a sort of time travel, a way for people who have made adult lives elsewhere to return…
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Chinese leader warns against trade wars in dig at Trump at Davos
Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a vigorous defence of globalisation and free trade in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday, which underscored Beijing’s desire to play a greater global role as the US turns inward.
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Ukraine files terrorism case against Russia at UN court
Ukraine has filed a case at the UN’s top court accusing Russia of sponsoring “terrorism” and demanding Moscow pay damages for the shelling of civilians and the downing of flight MH17, the court said Tuesday.
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This clever lighting device improves cyclist visibility
Because sometimes yelling “get out of the way” isn’t enough On a mission to improve urban cycling, a clever lighting device called Laserlight hopes to prevent collisions and save lives by visually alerting pedestrians and drivers to oncoming bicycles at night. Attached to the bike’s handlebars, Laserlight…
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WVU Researcher Uncovers Influence of Microorganisms on Soil Carbon Storage
West Virginia University researcher is uncovering critical information about tiny organisms under our feet, which although small, can have a huge impact on the environment.
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OZZY, KISS, KORN, SLAYER, MEGADETH, ROB ZOMBIE To Headline Chicago Open Air 2017t
Wow, this is big. The post OZZY, KISS, KORN, SLAYER, MEGADETH, ROB ZOMBIE To Headline Chicago Open Air 2017t appeared first on Metal Injection. – latest science and technology news stories
Metabolic pathway regulating key stage of embryo development revealed
Researchers identify metabolic pathway essential for embryo development, thus extending knowledge of how embryos form and how to develop a safer drug regimen for pregnant women – latest science and technology news stories
GM to add or keep 7,000 jobs, make $1B factory investment
General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs, measures that have been in the works for years but announced Tuesday after criticism from President-elect Donald Trump.
Kiev files case against Moscow at UN’s top court
Russia to defend itself against charges it illegally annexed Crimea in suit seeking damages for shelling of civilians.
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The Blindspot in Medicine: Or How to Save 1.5 Million Lives | Jama Nateqi | TEDxDonauinsel
One in seven diagnoses are misdiagnoses. Each year, 1.5 million lives could be saved with the right diagnosis. How can technology empower physicians to diagnose like “Dr. House”? Dr. Jama Nateqi is a medical doctor and co-founder of, a search engine for diseases. He has quit his clinical… – Top Stories
Market Extra: ‘Textbook short squeeze’ for the pound — analysts assess May’s Brexit plans
Here are initial reactions from analysts to U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s much-anticipated speech signaling a so-called hard Brexit.
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Female police officers’ on-the-job experiences diverge from those of male officers
Female police officers sometimes differ sharply from male officers in their views of policing and their experiences.
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How schools can stop teaching and start learning. | Anju Musafir | TEDxEicherSchool
At a time when there is a drastic increase in depression and suicides amongst adolescents and youth in India, she describes how GRL (Generated Resources Learning) an experiential learning methodology created opportunities for equitable, empowering and enjoyable learning experiences in a diverse classroom….
Burner shuns telemarketers and robocalls with Nomorobo partnership
Burner has formed a partnership with Nomorobo in a move that aims to clean up calls and texts received through its disposable phone numbers. Starting today, most, if not all, robocalls and telemarketers will be prevented from being routed through, ensuring that those that call are relevant to your needs….
Vava starts Kickstarter campaign for modern dashboard camera
Dashboard cameras have become a popular way around the world to record emergencies, from car crashes to police stops. Vava is announcing a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its new Vava Dash camera. The camera will be available for $99 to the earliest backers, and it has interesting features…
Trinity Capital Investment Sets Company Records with 2016 Commitments and Fundings
PRESS RELEASE: Company Committed $134 Million and Funded $119 Million to 21 Portfolio Companies CHANDLER, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 17, 2017– Leading venture debt provider Trinity Capital Investment (Trinity) today announced results for the year ended December…
Trinity Capital Investment Publishes “Smart Financing: The Value of Venture Debt Explained”
PRESS RELEASE: White paper reveals the inherent value of venture debt for startups and VC’s CHANDLER, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 17, 2017– Leading venture debt provider Trinity Capital Investment (Trinity) today published the white paper, “Smart Financing:…
19-year-old raises $1 million for TeamDom to monetize influencers
Jake Paul is a 19-year-old Disney star who started a new media company, TeamDom, to help influencers build their brands and make money. TeamDom is announcing today that it has raised $1 million in a funding round led by China’s Danhua Capital. The Los Angeles company will use the money to hire people,…
Measure raises $15 million to help companies use drones to capture and analyze data
“We don’t make drones. We make drones work,” proclaims Washington, DC-based Measure, a startup that’s setting out to help enterprises set up their own drone programs. Founded in 2014, Measure is a “drone-as-a-service” startup that works with companies in specific sectors to figure out how they can best… – Top Stories
The Ratings Game: Biogen’s $1.25 billion agreement with Forward Pharma is a very expensive insurance policy on its most valuable drug
Multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera is Biogen’s largest revenue generator.
MB&F HM7 Aquapod Tourbillon looks like it just rose from the briny deep
 It’s SIHH in Switzerland and that means all of the biggest and weirdest manufacturers are releasing their biggest and weirdest watches. Our favorite so far? This wild HM7 Aquapod, a watch that looks like it once attacked James Cameron while he was burbling around down in the Mariana Trench. Before we…
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[Satire] Missing persons case opened after ‘Sherlock’ writer vanishes up his own arse
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Martin Shkreli hit in the face with dog poop at a protest
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Six New Wristwatches Pushing The Craft Forward : Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève debut timepieces with extraordinary merit
After years of uncertainty and dipping sales in the luxury watch industry, optimism appears to be running high again. The troubles faced by wristwatch brands—some triggered by smartwatches and wearables flooding consumer feeds—were due in no part to…… Continue…
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Talking therapy changes the brain’s wiring, study reveals for first time
For the first time, research shows that cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) strengthens specific connections in the brains of people with psychosis, and that these stronger connections are associated with long-term reduction in symptoms and recovery eight years later.
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Atmospheric ‘lens’ could shield troops from laser weapons
How do you defend yourself against laser weapons when they fire at the speed of light? BAE Systems has an idea. It’s developing Laser Developed Atmopsheric Lens technology that, as the name suggests, uses lasers to temporarily ionize the atmosphere to create lens-like structures. If you’re facing a laser…
RT – Daily news
Russia seeks invitation for US to Syria peace talks in Astana, Iran ‘against’
Iran says it rejects any participation by US representatives at the scheduled Syria peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan. Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he believes US and UN representatives should be invited to the meeting. Read Full Article at
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Amnesty: EU anti-terrorism laws ‘draconian & disproportionate,’ target Muslims, refugees
New counterterrorism laws adopted in 14 EU nations discriminate against Muslims and refugees, expose people to unchecked government surveillance, and drive Europe into a “deep and dangerous state of permanent securitization,” Amnesty International said. Read Full Article at
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Tangible modular music system stands on its own
Percussa launched an e-music system called AudioCubes about 10 years ago, made up of chunky smart cubes that could communicate wirelessly with each other and a computer running music production software. Dedicated synthesis software called Synthor was added in 2015, adding the Remote controller…
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Call for Entries – Radical Innovation 2017
Radical Innovation, a platform promoting disruptive, industry changing ideas within the hotel space, announces the opening of the annual Radical Innovation Award for 2017 The post Call for Entries – Radical Innovation 2017 appeared first on Architecture Lab. Physics News
Laser-driving of semimetals allows creating novel quasiparticle states
Studying properties of fundamental particles in condensed matter systems is a promising approach to quantum field theory. Quasiparticles offer the opportunity to observe particle properties that have no realization in elementary particles. In the present study, an international research team led by Angel…
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Stop Using a Laptop in 2017; It’s Time to Use a Tablet
A showdown between a MacBook Pro and an iPad Pro. …Read More »
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How to Bring Your Written Notes to Digital Life
Yes, you can log your notes digitally without having to look at a screen. …Read More »
Inside Science
Same Spark, More Bytes
Physics Scientists break the record for data transfer efficiency by using photons and quantum communication techniques. 01/11/2017 Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Vladimir Putin Shades Trump ‘Dossier,’ Brags About Russian Hookers
Vladimir Putin scoffed at the now discredited dossier suggesting Donald Trump engaged in funny business in Russia … but it didn’t stop him from bragging about his country’s prostitutes. Putin held a news conference in the Kremlin, throwing shade… – Top Stories
BookWatch: It’s time to shut down your company’s diversity council
Former Merrill Lynch Wealth Management CEO Sallie Krawcheck says the effort is well-meaning but ineffective, and it’s time to look for alternatives.
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Give the public the tools to trust scientists
Anita Makri argues that the form of science communicated in popular media leaves the public vulnerable to false certainty.Nature 541 261 doi: 10.1038/541261a
Is MacBook Pro the future of the Apple desktop?
We’ve been waiting a long, long time for new Apple pro desktops, but it’s beginning to look very like Apple’s completely focusing on the MacBook Pro at the high end, with iMac as a consumer desktop and MacBook at the low end.Mobile Mac, desktop class I guess that is one way of looking at Apple analyst,…
Mobile Magazine
Microsoft May Beat Samsung’s Galaxy X with Folding Smartphone Opening Up as Tablet
Microsoft’s Surface Phone is already beginning to capture the interest of smartphone fans and analysts alike. The computer giant’s smartphone business appears to lie in the rumored Surface Phone, which is speculated to carry innovations that would push Microsoft into the top of the mobile market. In…
Letgo raises whopping $175 million financing for its used goods marketplace
 With a pitch for its users to just let go of the things they no longer need, the online used goods marketplace letgo has managed to grab on to $175 million in new financing. Since its launch in 2015, the would-be craigslist killer has raised at least $325 million to tackle the U.S. market. It’s been…
Mobile Magazine
Virginia Tech FutureHAUS is Really a Future House with No Buttons
Getting builders to construct your own planned house on your property is like having a car maker come and assemble your car in your driveway. But according to Clive Vorster, visiting professor of architecture at Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture and Design, it makes more sense to build the components…
Mobile Magazine
QLED vs OLED: What Are They and Which is Better?
Samsung introduced a new type of TV technology at the recent CES 2017 that could prove to be a major leap forward in television picture quality. It’s called QLED, and you’re thinking that it is incredibly similar to OLED, you may be partly right, and there’s a good reason for it, because the two TV […]
This Map Guides You to Great Photography Hotspots Around the World
From overseas tourist destinations to your own neighborhood, there are beautiful spots to photograph all over the world. This interactive map shows you where people are taking pictures worldwide.Photographer Mike Wong created the tool using APIs from photo community 500px. The site is an interactive…
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Poland should increase military ties with USA: presidential adviser
WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland should increase its military cooperation with the United States, a senior adviser to the Polish president said.
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The “Bad Is Black” Effect
Research finds darker skin is associated with perceptions of evil — Read more on
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The OA and the Dark Side of Science
In the month since it premiered on Netflix, Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij’s series The OA has inspired close analysis from viewers intrigued by the scientific, philosophical, and religious implications of the show’s trippy sci-fi exploration of near-death experiences and faith. On Reddit and elsewhere,…
The Awesomer
200,000 Sparklers
LinkIf you thought that lighting 10,000 sparklers at the same time was spectacular, get a load of this video from JoyBlend, in which 20 times as much of the incediary mixture they put on the end of sparklers gets set ablaze. They cheated a bit, but the explosion is still awesome. More Awesome Stuff:…
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UV light can aid hospitals’ fight to wipe out drug-resistant superbugs
A new tool — a type of ultraviolet light called UVC — could aid hospitals in the ongoing battle to keep drug-resistant bacteria from lingering in patient rooms and causing new infections.
The Zombie Apocalypse Survival Manual
Learn how to protect yourself when the inevitable downfall of society occurs by reading the Zombie Apocalypse Survival Manual. It contains loads of life-saving information on survival basics, including how to thrive in the post-apocalyptic world. Check it out $26.10
TV Ambient Lighting System
Enhance your television viewing experience by installing this ambient lighting system behind your TV screen. It projects a dynamic glow of light from each of the 4 sides of your TV screen to create a cinema-like mood that also reduces strain on the eyes. Check it out $125.00
Scratch Off World Map
Make keeping track of your ongoing adventures a fun geography game with this scratch off world map. Every time you visit a new exotic destination, you simply use a coin to scratch off the copper layer to reveal the vibrantly colored country underneath. Check it out $26.99
Dinosaur Table Lamps
Light up your bedroom with a little prehistoric flair using these dinosaur table lamps. These cold cast ceramic dinosaur lamps feature a detailed and life-like design and come with a 7-watt bulb that creates a soft inner yellow glow. Check it out $56.23
The New Yorker
Bush Counting Down Days Until He Is No Longer Worst President in History
DALLAS (The Borowitz Report)—Former President George W. Bush is eagerly counting down the days until he is no longer the worst President in U.S. history, Bush confirmed on Tuesday.See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:A Poet’s Tale from Obama’s First InauguralTrump Disrupts WorldThe Boy Who…
BBC News – World
The single biggest threat to world’s infrastructure
It’s squirrels, not cyber-attacks, that pose the real threat to critical infrastructure systems, says one security expert.
BBC News – World
Russia’s Putin calls leaked Trump memos ‘utter nonsense’
The Russian president said those behind the allegations were “worse than prostitutes”.
Vince Neil Raises More Than $750,000 for Charity on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’
Motley Crue singer Vince Neil made his debut as project manager on ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ raising an exorbitant amount of money for charity. Continue reading…
Ultimate Classic Rock
50 Years Ago: Tragic News Inspires the Beatles’ ‘A Day in the Life’
Decades before Law & Order was “ripped from the headlines,” the Beatles did the same thing for “A Day in the Life.” Continue reading…
Christian Science Monitor | All Stories
Trump’s big foreign policy shift: looser ties with Europe
In a weekend interview that shocked European leaders, the president-elect expressed indifference to EU disintegration and reiterated campaign rhetoric that NATO was ‘obsolete.’
Linky Foldable Electric Longboard
Even if there’s some place you can’t ride the Linky Foldable Electric Longboard, fear not for you can just fold it up and pack it in its own backpack. Traveling has never been so fun–or simple–thanks to the lightweight design which weighs just a touch more than 10lbs and can travel up to 18.6mph carrying…
Installing a second router on the same network, step by step
Adding another router to your wireless network can be confusing, but this guide by TechSpot member jobeard will have your Wi-Fi signal boosted in no time and inSSIDer can help identify conflicts along the way.
Curbed National
Obama’s rich legacy of civil rights landmarks
The outgoing administration has helped to protect and preserve the nation’s progressive history. As Barack Obama prepares to leave the White House later this week, the accomplishments of his administration and the extent of his legacy will continue to be part of the national conversation. While many…
This $13 Desk Lamp Can Unplug And Go Anywhere With You
This might be the coolest LED desk lamp deal I’ve ever seen, and I’ve seen a lot of them. Dodocool’s LED lamp includes a built-in battery that can run for up to four hours at the highest brightness (or 174 at the lowest), a magnetic base so you can prop it up on your desk, and a plastic clip that can…
AllMusic Blog
Album Premiere: Nathan East, ‘Reverence,’ Plus a Q&A
One of music’s most in-demand bassists delivers familiar covers alongside some intricate jazz compositions, featuring members of Earth, Wind & Fire, Chick Corea, Ruben Studdard, and Kirk Whalum, along with previously unheard performances from Eric Clapton and Phil Collins.
The Verge – All Posts
ZTE’s crowdsourced phone has boring specs
ZTE’s crowdsourced phone has already had quite a journey. After the phone’s concept — an eye-tracking, self-adhesive device — was voted on by ZTE users, the phone was put on Kickstarter. Now ZTE is giving us a clearer idea of what to expect specs-wise. Here’s what we know the phone will have: Android…
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Fortress at the End of Time is a brilliant throwback to classic science fiction
When a soldier is stationed at the furthest human outpost in the galaxy, he’s confronted with an incredible challenge: staying alive in a meaningless existence, hoping to one day be promoted to a better location. Joe M. McDermott’s new short novel The Fortress at the End of Time is a thoughtful investigation…
Metal Injection
CRYPT SERMON live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 14th, 2017 (FULL SET)
Check out Pit Full of Shit, video by Frank Huang The post CRYPT SERMON live at Saint Vitus Bar, Jan. 14th, 2017 (FULL SET) appeared first on Metal Injection.
How to download your Vines before they’re gone forever
If you haven’t done so already, Tuesday is your last day to download your Vines before they’re gone forever. As laid out last year, Vine’s shutting down and Twitter is paring the app down to just its camera. Yes, we know, it’s sad, but what can you do? Vine’s biggest stars have moved on to Snapchat…
Forbes – Markets
Details on ConocoPhillips’ Plans To Improve Its Shareholder Returns
The prolonged slump in commodity prices has led to a severe deterioration in the profitability and returns of oil and gas companies across the globe. ConocoPhillips , one of the largest independent oil and gas companies, has also witnessed a drop in its profits over the last two years, with […]
Forbes – Markets
Here’s How eBay Can Benefit From The Launch of Its Authentication Platform
With a high number of counterfeit products being sold on major e-commerce websites, some consumers are losing confidence in buying high-end goods online. eBay is looking to address this issue through a service powered by a network of professional authenticators. Called eBay authenticate, this service…
Forbes – Markets
Rex Tillerson’s Last Deal? Exxon To Pay $6B To Bass Family For Permian Oil
As Exxon CEO Tillerson is said to have negotiated directly with Fort Worth billionaire Sid Bass. Will Rex keep delivering long after he’s gone?
Digital Trends
Artificial intelligence can now predict heart failure, and that may save lives
An artificial intelligence system has accurately predicted when patients with heart conditions will die, according to new results published in the journal Radiology. The study was conducted by a team of scientists at the London Institute of Medical Services, who trained the software to analyze blood…