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Researchers use ultrasound to push helpful RNA inside cells
Scientists at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have been able to push strands of RNA (ribonucleic acid) into colon cells using bursts of ultrasound waves. The treatment, thanks to how RNA can reprogram the production of proteins, dramatically reduced levels of a protein that’s found only in colon…
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A Healthier Way To Cook Bacon with the Nostalgia Bacon Express
A Healthier Way To Cook Bacon with the Nostalgia Bacon ExpressWelcome to a healthier way to cook bacon to delicious perfection! Use the Bacon Express to easily cook up to 6-strips of regular or thick cut bacon in just minutes – no need to flip! Simply adjust the illuminated dial timer to your desired…
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Japans Abe Wants to Strengthen Unshakable Ties With U.S.
BBC News – World
Chapecoense set to return to football
Those closely affected by the Chapecoense tragedy speak to the BBC on the eve of the club’s first match since the fatal plane crash.
io9
Watch the Lucasfilm Story Group Point Out Several Obscure Rogue One Easter Eggs
The weekly Star Wars YouTube show, The Star Wars Show, has been off for a few weeks, but a bonus “Secrets Explained” episode popped up Friday night featuring three members of the Lucasfilm Story Group talking about Easter eggs in Rogue One.Read more…
Zero Hedge
As Its Housing Bubble Pops, Chinese Real Estate Firms Halt Monthly Pricing Data
That didn’t take long. Earlier this week we reported that after 19 straight months of continued acceleration in home prices, China’s latest housing bubble may have finally burst (again) after December prices in the 70 cities tracked by the NBS, rose by 12.7%, below the 12.9% annual growth rate in the…
The Next Web
Track Trump’s first 100 days in office with this non-partisan website
Before the election, Trump was clear about the goals of his first 100 days in office. Later these goals became immortalized-ish in a PDF titled ‘Donald Trump’s Contract with the American Voter.’ While we’re often not sure exactly where Trump stands on policy due to a bit of early flip-flopping, Twitter…
Zero Hedge
George Soros faces backlash in Eastern Europe and Balkans
Amid cooling global attitudes towards international institutionalism and open border, anti-sovereign state political policies, George Soros has found himself facing an increasingly resilient and international resistance to his non-profit organizations and NGOs. On January 17, 2016 Macedonian Newspaper Republika reported…
Zero Hedge
The Epidemic Of Bad Ideas
Submitted by David Galland via GarretGalland.com, Our education begins within a few minutes of arriving on planet Earth. That’s when we begin to learn that crying and carrying on is rewarded with coddling and nourishment. That particular lesson stays with us throughout our lives, more so with some…
Mashable
Video of viral alt-right star Richard Spencer getting punched in the face goes viral
Lots of people do not like alt-right leader Richard Spencer. One of them just took that dislike to a violent extreme, by punching Spencer in the face, on camera. Spencer is a white nationalist who rose to fame via a viral video of a speech he ended with a Nazi salute, calling for his audience to “hail…
FiveThirtyEight
What Went Down At Donald Trump’s Inauguration
12:50 PM That’s A Wrap 12600Micah CohenPresident Donald Trump.Vice President Mike Pence.Former President Barack Obama.Former Vice President Joe Biden.Get used to it. That’s a wrap on our live blog — former President Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama are departing Washington as I write this….
FiveThirtyEight
Women Still Don’t Like Trump
On Saturday, one day after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, the Women’s March on Washington is expected to bring tens of thousands of demonstrators to Washington, D.C., many of whom will be there to protest Trump’s past behavior and current policies.Women voted against…
Bloomberg
California Utilities Want $1 Billion to Aid Electric Car Use
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Anti-Trump Inauguration Day protests break out across US, around the globe (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
Unable to make it to Washington, DC for the inauguration, hundreds of people took the streets from New York City to Oakland in anti-Trump protests. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Betsy DeVos Won’t Shed Stake in Biofeedback Company, Filings Show
Ms. DeVos, the education secretary nominee, is a major financial backer of Neurocore, a Michigan company that operates drug-free “brain performance centers.”
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Unauthorized detour for beer lands Connecticut man back in jail [Facepalm]
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Air Force satellite launches successfully after delay
WASHINGTON — An Air Force missile warning satellite launched successfully Friday, a day after it was delayed due to a series of technical and range issues. The United Launch Alliance Atlas 5, in a 401 configuration, lifted off successfully from Cape Canaveral, Fla., at 7:42 pm Eastern. It’s the company’s…
PCWorld
Lavabit developer has a new encrypted, end-to-end email protocol
The developer behind Lavabit, an email service that noted leaker Edward Snowden used, is releasing source code for an open-source end-to-end encrypted email standard that promises surveillance-proof messaging. The code for the Dark Internet Mail Environment (DIME) standard will become available on…
Bloomberg
Transmar and the Case of the Missing $313 Million Collateral
Zero Hedge
Trump Takes Over ‘Riskiest’ America Since World War II
While most are well aware that President Obama is leaving office having almost doubled the national debt during his ‘reign’, the more concerning fact is that this debt-splosion came with the weakest economic recovery in US history. What this means simply is that Obama is handing Trump the ‘riskiest’…
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Barack Obama at Harvard University, where he served as editor of the Harvard Law Review (1990)
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What politics look like from the ISS
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Sea level in the Northeast and in some other US regions will rise significantly faster than the global average, according to a new report. In a worst-case scenario, global sea level could rise by about 8 feet by 2100. The report lays out 6 scenarios intended to inform national and regional planning.
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Obama takes one last look
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He can’t believe his luck
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T.I. Pens Moving Open Letter to ‘Us’ on Inauguration Day
Following T.I.’s candid open letters to Barack Obama and Donald Trump, the rapper has concluded his series with a message to “us,” which he describes as “the Black community, the hip hop community or whoever is against the oppressive communities that have historically tried to bring us down.” “Every…
RT – Daily news
Five injured as building collapses after suspected gas leak in Paris suburb (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
Two floors of a three-story apartment building have collapsed in Paris following an alleged gas explosion. At least five people have been injured, two are in a serious condition. Read Full Article at RT.com
Bloomberg
Turkey Parliament Triggers Referendum on Presidential System
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That feeling you get when both of your vehicles – in different cities – are crushed by trees on the same day [Facepalm]
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New White House look: Trump gives the Oval Office a makeover
WASHINGTON (AP) — It took just a few hours for President Donald Trump to give the Oval Office a makeover, including some fresh gold trim….
Reuters: World News
China sees ‘grim’ situation in relations with Taiwan this year
BEIJING (Reuters) – Relations between China and Taiwan this year will be “even more complex and grim” and Beijing will resolutely oppose any form of separatist activity, a senior Chinese official said, but added China would also maintain peace and stability.
Zero Hedge
Friday Humor: Hillary Catches Bill Staring At Ivanka
While there is no proof that Bill is indeed ogling Ivanka Trump as this viral clip alleges, judging by Hillary’s reaction (and Bill’s stoic avoidance of Hillary), it is hardly that far fetched. In any case, it’s been a long week, it’s Friday, and its funny: what difference does it make if this is a “fake…
Zero Hedge
The Geopolitics Of 2017 In 4 Maps
Submitted by George Friedman and Jacob Shapiro via MauldinEconomics.com, International relations and geopolitics are not synonymous… at least, not the way we understand them at Geopolitical Futures. “International relations” is a descriptive phrase that encompasses all the ways countries behave toward…
TMZ.com
President Trump & Melania’s First Dance (VIDEO)
President Donald Trump & First Lady Melania Trump just shared their first dance … and did it their way. They hit the dance floor to Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” at Friday’s Liberty Ball courtesy of Nashville based singers…
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A large manor has been found at the archaeological site of Korshamn near the Viking Age proto-town of Birka in Sweden.
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Reuters: World News
Chinese state media hopes for best with Trump, prepares for worst
BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese state media on Saturday said that it hoped the new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump understood the importance of relations with China, but that Beijing should also prepare for the worst.
ArchDaily
Dushan School Complex / West-line studio
Courtesy of Martina Muratori Architects: West-line studio Location: Dushan, Qiannan, Guizhou, China Architects In Charge: Haobo Wei, Jingsong Xie Area: 56491.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs:…
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Grasping for Metaphor, Reporters Flock to Burning DC Garbage Can
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Zero Hedge
Chinese, Germans Bidding To Turn Abandoned Nuclear Wasteland Of Chernobyl Into Solar Farm
For 30 years the 1,000 square miles surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia have lay largely inhabited and remains one of the most radioactively contaminated areas in the world.  But that’s all about to change if a group of German and Chinese investors have their…
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Samsung can’t use in-box warranty to kill Galaxy S4 lawsuit
Oh Samsung. When the company isn’t busy recalling cellphones and washing machines for being safety hazards, it’s busy fighting its customers in court. In 2015, Daniel Norcia contended that he was misled by Samsung about the capabilities of his Galaxy…
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A guy walks into a bar and takes a seat..
Before he can order a beer, the bowl of pretzels in front of him says “Hey, you’re a handsome fellow.” The man tries to ignore the bowl of pretzels, and orders a fine Pilsner beer. The bowl of pretzels then says “Ooooh, a pilsner, great choice. You’re a smart man.” Starting to freak out, the guy says…
The New Yorker
“The Founder”: A Fast-Food Visionary on Shaky Moral Ground
What were the consequences of the founding of McDonald’s? The problem with “The Founder,” John Lee Hancock’s vigorous but blinkered drama about Ray Kroc’s expansion of the company from a single hamburger stand into a national behemoth, is that it never asks. The movie remains resolutely active, never…
BBC News – World
World landmarks recreated with Lego
An artist has recreated more than 70 global landmarks using Lego bricks.
Zero Hedge
Trump’s Declaration Of War: 12 Things He Must Do For America To Be Great Again
President Trump’s brief inaugural speech was a declaration of war against the entirety of the American Ruling Establishment. All of it. As Paul Craig Roberts details, Trump made it abundantly clear that Americans’ enemies are right here at home: globalists, neoliberal economists, neoconservatives and…
Quartz
The full lineup of the many, many speakers and performers at the Women’s March on Washington
At least 200,000 women are expected in the US capital on Jan. 21 for the Women’s March on Washington, while over 600 sister marches, expecting attendance north of 2 million in total, will take place around the country and the world. In DC, the program (which will be streamed on Facebook) will start…
Quartz
Trump’s inauguration was expensive, and US taxpayers paid for a big part of it
The US inauguration is not a cheap affair. There are parades and pageantry, luncheons and VIP dinners, and of course, plenty of security. American taxpayers paid for a good chunk of the bill, but so did private donations that were raised by Trump’s inaugural committee. We sorted through news reports…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Donald Trump says his new cabinet has the highest IQ ever — the research (sort of) backs him up
The President’s picks are the among the richest, but does that make them the smartest?
BBC News – World
Ecuador man arrested over New York gold flakes theft
The Ecuadorian is suspecting of running off with gold flakes valued at about $1.6m (£1.2m).
VentureBeat
Trump’s favored pick for FCC chair wants to destroy net neutrality
Two year old federal net neutrality rules, which prevent Internet service providers from blocking or slowing websites and online services, could be an early casualty of the new Trump administration. On Friday, Politico reported that the incoming president had decided to elevate current Republican commissioner…
VentureBeat
Francisco Partners Completes the Sale of Source Photonics to Redview Capital and Asia-IO
PRESS RELEASE: WEST HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 21, 2017– Source Photonics, a leading provider of optical components and modules, today announced that Francisco Partners has completed the sale of the company to a private equity consortium led by Redview Capital and …
Digital Trends
Have $250 million to blow? Buy the most expensive house in the U.S.
If you can’t buy an island, just buy a house instead. Well, perhaps we should rephrase — if you have the money to buy an island, but would rather buy a house, then you can buy this particular $250 million mega mansion. Large enough to seem to warrant its own zip code, this truly out-of-this-world residence…
DiscoveryNews
Your Emotional ‘Brainprint’ May Work as a Password
Your Emotional ‘Brainprint’ May Work as a Password
BBC News – World
Donald Trump begins overhaul as first executive orders signed
Donald Trump targets Obamacare and swears in top security staff in his first hours as president.
TechCrunch
Defense and Homeland Security Secretaries confirmed controlling $86.7 billion in tech spending
 As the nation’s capital prepared to celebrate the inauguration of the nation’s 45th President, Senators confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominees for Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Retired Generals James (“Mad Dog”) Mattis and John F. Kelly were approved…
RT – Daily news
‘Symbolic move’: monument in memoriam of Russian soldiers unveiled in Hungary
Hungary has unveiled a monument on the site where Russian soldiers of the two world wars are buried. Moscow praised the initiative which signaled the “high dynamic of our cooperation,” bolstering already strong ties between the two nations. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
Shooting wounds 1 during protests at University of Washington
A shooting marked protests that turned violent at the University of Washington in Seattle on Friday. The local fire department has confirmed one adult male with a “possible life threatening injury” was taken to a hospital. Read Full Article at RT.com
MakeUseOf
Vine Is Dead, But These 5 Video Streaming Alternatives Are Even Better
Much like Twitter focussed on short text messages, Vine brought that to videos. But Twitter is now shutting down Vine, and incorporating it as part of the micro-blogging social network. But Vine’s demise isn’t entirely bad news. It lets you explore the several other alternatives that are around, some…
Top News – MIT Technology Review
For $149 a Month, the Doctor Will See You as Often as You Want
A health-care startup is using fancy digs, fitness trackers, and a membership fee to change doctor visits.
BBC News – World
Trump inauguration speech: ‘Angry’, ‘authentic’, ‘primal’
Conservative commentators react to Trump’s speech online.
BBC News – World
Barack Obama’s last day as 44th president
From leaving a note for his successor on the Oval Office desk to giving a final speech.
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PsBattle: George W Bush at the Trump inauguration
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Mises Institute
Did The Free Market Kill Coal?
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssBig GovernmentThe EnvironmentDid The Free Market Kill Coal?Interventionism 0 Views Would you like to know my secret to turning my environmentalist friends into stalwart defenders of the marketplace? The answer is simple: coal.You would be amazed by the…
Mises Institute
Week in Review: January 21, 2017
Tags A A Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyHome | Feed | Blog.rssWeek in Review: January 21, 2017Political Theory 0 Views 2 hours agoAmerica has a new president, but will the new boss be the same as the old boss? Already we’ve seen the GOP embrace the same failed policies of the past…
Mises Institute
Spanish Courts Don’t Have Any Respect for Freedom of Contract
Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssLegal SystemSpanish Courts Don’t Have Any Respect for Freedom of Contract 0 Views The Spanish banking sector is getting used to judicial setbacks. Unfortunately, they’re not the sorts of setbacks we’d like to see. This could have been an article on the elimination…
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Donald Trump: US will wipe out ‘Islamic terror groups’
After inauguration, White House announces immediate policy to ‘unite civilised world’ to defeat and destroy ‘terrorism’.
RT – Daily news
Trump’s Twitter photo, presidential Batman villain ‘quote’ & other bizarre inauguration moments
Amid a tumultuous day of angry anti-Donald Trump protests, social media users gleaned a surprising array of other take home moments from inauguration day, including the new US president’s background Twitter cover and his use of an apparent Batman villain quote. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Annapurna Trek Nepal [OC] (4288×2848)
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Frozen Coca Cola expanded instead of shattering the bottle
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RT – Daily news
At least 18 killed in market blast in Pakistan on Afghan border
At least 18 people have been killed and 30 injured in a bomb blast in Parachinar, on the border with Afghanistan, according to officials. Security forces have cordoned off the area. Read Full Article at RT.com
DiscoveryNews
Here’s Why Public Protests Matter
Here’s Why Public Protests Matter
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Trump’s Executive Order Could Dismantle Parts Of ACA Before Replacement Is Ready
As promised, Trump got to work on Day 1, taking the first steps to fulfill his pledge to gut Obama’s health care law. The order’s reach, however, depends upon which provisions he decides to target.(Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP)
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
The Long-Distance First Lady
Melania Trump isn’t likely to spend much time in Washington right away, saying ‘the privacy and protection of my son is my utmost priority.’
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
DeploraBall Crowd Relives ‘Lock Her Up’ One Last Time
As Trump supporters at the DeploraBall celebrated and Peace Ball attendees looked to the weekend’s protests, the battles of the 2016 campaign seemed far from over.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Pence’s Role Is Entirely Up to His Bond With Trump
Vice President Mike Pence figures to be the White House’s main point of contact for Congress, given his history as a six-term congressman from Indiana, but his influence will depend entirely on President Trump.
WSJ.com: Politics And Policy
Huge Protest Is Planned for Trump’s First Saturday
Officials say they have made preparations to deal with a crowd as large as 400,000 for Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington.
Mashable
The internet can’t get enough of this insane ‘Super Mario Maker’ level
An insanely difficult Super Mario Maker level has been making the rounds on the internet, and it’s one of the most stressful 60 seconds of Mario imaginable. The level is called “P is for Pain” and consists of nothing but spike traps, P switches and trampolines carrying P switches. Something that is…
Popular Science
New York City is tackling literal garbage fires with giant vacuums
Technology But they still suck a lot less than a delayed train New York City is testing two portable vacuums to suck up the 80,000 pounds of trash left in in the subway everyday.
Deals
Boil Your Water In Style With this $20 Electric Kettle
This highly rated electric water kettle is down to an all-time low $20 today, and should pay for itself over time, as it claims to be 85% more efficient than boiling water over a stove. Plus, its heating element is completely concealed, it shuts itself off if it boils dry, and most importantly, it basks…
Joe’s Daily
4 Mouth-Watering Bacon Recipes You Have to Try
As far as snacks and appetizers go, my all-time favorite treat is bacon. I like it for breakfast, in my Bloody Mary, wrapped around fruits and vegetables… you get the picture. Applegate, best known for their natural and organic meats, has shared with us 4 deliciously mouth-watering bacon recipes…
Mashable
Expedia trolls Trump inauguration with ad about travel broadening the mind
Expedia launched a brand new TV ad Friday, timed to drop during CNN’s coverage of the Trump inauguration, and it has a very different message than the new president’s ‘America First’ rhetoric. The clip sees a woman travel the world learning about other cultures, helping refugees and fighting for…
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Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Intel Core i7-6700HQ Quad SKYLAKE 15.6″ 4K Touch Gaming Laptop w/ 16GB RAM, 4GB GTX 960M $999.99
Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Intel Core i7-6700HQ Quad SKYLAKE 15.6″ 4K Touch Gaming Laptop w/ 16GB RAM, 4GB GTX 960M $999.99
Digital Trends
Slacker hacker: Programmer uses AI to disguise his screen when his boss nears
Artificial intelligence has been used to manage the global financial market, predict heart failure, and help cars navigate city streets autonomously. But not every AI application is so serious. A Brown University student recently developed a system that invents futuristic and ridiculous baby names. And…
Digital Trends
With support for 360-degree YouTube videos, PlayStation VR lets you see more
PlayStation VR has proved to be a viable contender in the virtual reality space, but one area where it’s been lacking compared to the big PC alternatives is 360-degree YouTube videos. That’s all changed now, as Sony has added YouTube 360-degree support to the PSVR, which opens up a whole new world of…
Digital Trends
Between the Streams: Seinfeld’s Netflix move, The Rock’s super-movie, ‘Split’
DT’s weekly entertainment show, Between the Streams, is your guide to all of the hottest, most important, and (of course) dumbest new developments in streaming and entertainment, providing a handy recap of the week that was, and a preview for what’s ahead. Follow us here every Friday, or add us via RSS,…
WSJ.com: World News
Judge’s Death Puts Brazil Leader on the Spot
Thursday’s death of Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki presents President Michel Temer with the delicate task of naming another judge to oversee a vast anticorruption probe likely to implicate members of his government.
WSJ.com: World News
Mexican Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Pleads Not Guilty in U.S. Court
Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the Mexican drug lord who evaded U.S. authorities for years and built a billion-dollar narcotics empire, made his first appearance in a U.S. courtroom on Friday, pleading not guilty to the 17 criminal charges against him.
WSJ.com: World News
Nations React to Inauguration With Good Will, Uncertainty
Japan and Russia signaled hope that they could work with the new administration, while others were put off by President Donald Trump’s promise “it’s going to be only America first.”
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
All missing children found alive in avalanche-hit hotel in Italy
Three children were pulled alive from the ruins of an avalanche-hit hotel in central Italy Friday, firefighters said.
Zero Hedge
The Man Who Called The Last Bond Bear Market 40 Years Ago Says “Buy Bonds”
74-year-old bond guru Lacy Hunt is among a rare breed in finance today: people who actually traded during a period when bonds continuously lost value. As a young bond manager coming of age during the Great Inflation and Richard Nixon’s wage and price controls, Bloomberg reports that Hunt saw the bear…
Mashable
Trump’s inauguration speech sounded like it was ripped from Bane from ‘The Dark Knight Rises’
During Donald Trump’s Presidential inauguration speech, Twitter was quick to point out that it seemed to sound very similar to Batman villain Bane…literally.  Read more…More about President Trump, Trump, Real Time Video, Real Time, and Bane
Mashable
Rick Perry was casually blowing bubbles with his gum at the inauguration
Rick Perry, the former Governor of Texas was spotted attempting to blow bubbles with his gum during Rabbi Marvin Hier’s reading at President Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump’s official inauguration cups are essentially red Solo cups From what we can see, Perry seems to…
Reuters: World News
Haiti’s president-elect hit with money laundering allegation
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – President-elect Jovenel Moise has pledged to stamp out corruption and strengthen Haiti’s legal institutions, but even before taking office on Feb. 7, he faces a government allegation of money laundering.
Bloomberg Politics
Pomp, a Parade and Protests as Trump Takes Reins in Washington
The tension and division of the campaign that elected Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th president rippled through the pomp and ceremony of his inauguration.
Bloomberg Politics
Rep. Tim Ryan: Inaugural Address Had ‘Positive Message’
Democratic Congressman Tim Ryan of Ohio reacts to President Trump’s inaugural address and discusses the future of his party. He speaks with David Gura on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)
TechCrunch
Come on, let’s go to Pluto
 Hey do you want to go far, far away from this place right now for some reason? Check out Pluto – it’s far. NASA created a video (via Gizmodo) made up of around 100 images snapped by the New Horizons probe, which launched in 2006 and which completed a flyby of the dwarf planet in 2015. The video includes…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Capitol Report: Trump White House sets aggressive 4% U.S. GDP growth benchmark despite warnings
The Trump White House set 4% GDP growth as a benchmark despite warnings from economists that such a goal would prove illusory.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Earnings Outlook: Yahoo earnings preview: Nothing really matters
Yahoo Inc. is scheduled to release its latest round of quarterly and full-year earnings results on Monday, but nobody really cares.
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Metal Injection
HAVOK Releases Anti-Politician New Song, “Hang ‘Em High”
THE ENEMY IS NOT COMING FROM OVERSEAS. The post HAVOK Releases Anti-Politician New Song, “Hang ‘Em High” appeared first on Metal Injection.
Metal Injection
PELICAN Is Working On A New Album
Four years later, Pelican is doing another album. The post PELICAN Is Working On A New Album appeared first on Metal Injection.
Master Feed : The Atlantic
Trump’s Populism Is a Fiction
The theme of President Donald Trump’s inaugural address was the return of power to “the people”—the forgotten Americans, the victims of “American carnage.” It harkened back to his campaign, when Trump presented himself as a populist who eschewed traditional conservative-liberal orthodoxies.But despite…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
A Failure of Moral Imagination in Trump’s First Inaugural
If you prick a foreigner does he not bleed?I ask after watching President Donald Trump in his nationalist, collectivism-inflected First Inaugural address, where he offered this argument for national unity: A new national pride will stir ourselves, lift our sights and heal our divisions. It’s time to…
SlashGear
PlayStation VR gets YouTube 360 support
Sony has announced that its PlayStation VR headset can now be used to watch YouTube’s 360-degree videos. The videos are exactly what they sound like — the 360-degree videos that have been available for watching via Cardboard and other headsets. Following its launch in October, PlayStation VR now finally…
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)
Trump administration to ’empower’ US police forces
Statement on the official White House website says US President Donald Trump will empower police departments.
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)
Transcript: Donald Trump inauguration speech in full
US President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech, delivered to the nation outside Capitol in Washington, DC.
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A Psychologist Explains What the Crowds at the Inauguration Say About America
The inauguration of President Donald Trump has attracted huge crowds to the nation’s capital—but many people are there in protest, not celebration.With thousands of people cheering, while thousands of others chant, the tension is rising. There’s a lot of folk psychology around the groupthink that can…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Donald Trump says his new cabinet has the highest IQ ever
The President’s picks are the among the richest, but does that make them the smartest?
Reuters: Top News
Trump trade strategy starts with quitting Asia pact: White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump said on Friday its trade strategy to protect American jobs would start with withdrawal from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact.
Lifehacker
Season a Carbon Steel Pan With Oil and Potato Peels
Just like cast iron, a carbon steel pan needs to be seasoned before its first use. Oil is a must-have for the process, but Cook’s Illustrated recommends an additional surprising ingredient for prepping your skillet: potato peels.According to the link below (which also has great tips for maintaining your…
SlashGear
Trump Tweets may soon be filtered as secret service steps in
As Trump gains the US Presidency today, he’s reportedly lost something in the transition: his Android phone. Anyone who follows President Trump on Twitter will know that his phone sees a lot of use, but as he ascends to the Presidency, the US Secret Service has forced him to give it up. Instead, he’ll…
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The Dark Trump Rises
Missed Trump’s first speech as president? No problem, here’s the highlight!
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The sharing economy, Cadillac style
Cadillac introduces BOOK, which lets you book the car you want when you want it. We should all be so lucky.
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Kids need to stop signing over rights to social media companies
Children do it all the time, but they don’t understand what they’re doing. That’s why adults need to step in.
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TRENDnet Cloud Baby Cam Wireless Day/Night Camera $24.99
TRENDnet Cloud Baby Cam Wireless Day/Night Camera $24.99
Gizmodo
The Fascinating Secret Origin of ‘Abracadabra’
Abracadabra!Read more…
MakeUseOf
3 Ways to Recover Serial Numbers in Windows
A fresh Windows installation feels wonderful. Whether you opt for a convenient Reset or reinstall Windows from scratch, remember to back up all your data. Don’t forget to include the serial numbers and product keys of programs you would like to reinstall. Here we’ll show you how to recover lost product…
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New Single “Affliction” Premiered By Nightrage
Today, Swedish melodic death metal act Nightrage has teamed up with Metal Underground.com to unleash the new single “Affliction.” The song is lifted from the band’s upcoming full length “The Venomous,” which will be issued via Despotz Records on March 31st. Pre-orders can be made at this location. …
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‘Wayne’s World’ Returning to Cinemas for 25th Anniversary. Excellent!
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A young Barack Obama, 1979.
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RT – Daily news
Anti-US base activists push for Okinawa protester’s release
Activists opposing the US military presence on the Japanese island of Okinawa are protesting the ongoing detention of one anti-US base activist over a series of minor offenses. Read Full Article at RT.com
Deals
Fitbit’s Aria Smart Scale Will Track Your Fitness Goals For $66
Today you can grab a Fitbit Aria smart scale on eBay for just $66, the best price we’ve ever seen for a non-refurb. It only really makes sense to buy this scale if you own (and regularly use) a Fitbit, but if you do, the Aria sync your weight, BMI, and body fat % to the Fitbit app to track your goals…
How-To Geek
Geek Trivia: Which Of These Creatures Is Considered The Most Efficient Predator In The World?
Which Of These Creatures Is Considered The Most Efficient Predator In The World? Dragonflies Japanese Giant Hornets Moray Eels African LionsThink you know the answer?
Computerworld
Microsoft to retire original Windows 10 on March 26
Microsoft has set March 26 as the end date for support of the original Windows 10 edition.”After March 26, 2017, Windows 10, version 1507 will no longer be serviced, as only the two most Current Branch for Business (CBB) versions are actively serviced,” Nathan Mercer, a Microsoft senior product marketing…
Bloomberg Politics
Rep. Joaquin Castro: Trump Speech ‘a Bit Dark’
Democratic Congressman Joaquin Castro of Texas reacts to President Trump’s inaugural address. He speaks with Kevin Cirilli on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Slashdot
Sony Is Weighing a Sale of Film, TV Business
Sony could be exploring the sale of its film and television unit just a week after announcing the departure of Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton. From a report: Tokyo’s Sony Corp. is listening to bank pitches about a potential sale of its film and TV operations, several sources told The Post. “Every…
Reason.com Full Feed
What Trump (and Obama) Got Wrong About Loyalty and Patriotism
In his inaugural address today, Donald Trump drew a connection between loyalty and patriotism, claiming that loyalty to country leads to individual virtue. At the bedrock of our politics will be a total allegiance to the United States of America, and through our loyalty to our country, we will rediscover…
Reuters: World News
Trump admin targets violent Islamist groups as foreign policy priority
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration will make defeating “radical Islamic terror groups” its top foreign policy goal, according to a statement posted on the White House website moments after Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president.
VICE News
Trump promises a return to pre–Great Depression economic policies
In his inaugural address Friday, President Donald Trump signaled plans to push the relatively healthy U.S. economy in a protectionist direction, breaking in both style and substance from decades of orthodoxy on global trade. “We must protect our borders from the ravages of other countries making our…
Digital Trends
Sonos CEO wants firm’s smart speakers to play nice with all digital assistants
It looks like smart speaker service Sonos is set to go through a very interesting few years. It’s fair to say that the likes of smart speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home have eaten into Sonos’ market, but that doesn’t mean the company has any animosity toward Amazon and Google. On the contrary,…
Digital Trends
Samsung details series of failures that led to exploding Note 7 phones
It’ll fit, just push harder… At long last, it looks like Samsung has finally pinned down what made all those Galaxy Note 7 phones spontaneously combust. According to the Bloomberg, Samsung has determined that the batteries they themselves made for the phone didn’t fit properly, causing them to overheat…
Digital Trends
Sony Xperia X Series 2017 rumors and news
It’s that time again: After just about a year of smartphones large, compact, and every size in-between, Sony is gearing up to make two midrange additions to a familiar series. Rumor has it that a new Xperia X and Xperia XA are right around the corner, and the details have already begun to leak in earnest….
Curbed National
How Harvard Stadium’s concrete construction changed the rules of football
The revolutionary design of the stadium led to the introduction of the forward pass “During a blistery Sunday afternoon, 22 men took the field, gladiators preparing to do battle in front of a roaring crowd of spectators, all for a fleeting chance at glory.” Football fans have heard similar, grandiose…
NatureNews – Most recent articles – nature.com science feeds
Scientists on their hopes and fears for Trump administration
Comments about the new US president and the importance of science flowed under the #USofScience and #SciTrump hashtags.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21344
Master Feed : The Atlantic
Trump’s Uneasy Gamble
Donald Trump’s combative and confrontational speech, unusual for an inaugural address, encapsulated the defining political gamble he is presenting to a Republican Party still uneasily settling into his harness.Trump’s narrow victory last November pushed at every fault line in American politics, sharply…
io9
NASA’s Goddard Director Explains What Really Matters In 2016’s Extraordinary Temperature Data
For the third consecutive year, NASA and NOAA have announced record high temperatures. It’s upsetting yet unsurprising, given the dearth of fucks we seem to give about the state of our planet. As Gizmodo previously reported, temperatures were 0.07 degrees F (0.04 degrees C) higher last year than they…
Techbargains.com
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 256GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive $42.99
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 256GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive $42.99
TMZ.com
Donald Trump’s Inaugural Parade (PHOTO GALLERIES + VIDEO)
Donald Trump made the almost 2 mile-long trek down Pennsylvania Avenue for his inaugural parade, as protests were breaking out just blocks away. The Prez and First Lady remained in their limo for much of the Inaugural Parade — from the…
Zero Hedge
Obama Makes Incredible Admission About WikiLeaks In Final Press Conference
Submitted by Alice Salles via TheAntiMedia.org, President Barack Obama’s last press conference was a success, but only if you consider journalistic incompetence worthy of praise. During the one-hour affair, Obama answered questions ranging from the commutation of whistleblower Chelsea Manning’s…
Zero Hedge
US-Supported Syrian White Helmets Involved with War Crimes Committed by Rebel Groups
This article was co-authored with Disobedient Media editor Cassandra Hasenstein This article contains graphic images of violence, reader caution is advised Abstract: The Syrian White Helmets, or Syria Civil Defense Force are lauded by mainstream news sources for their humanitarian work during the…
Zero Hedge
Protesters Block Traffic Outside Trump Tower In Manhattan
As reproted earlier, violence erupted in some streets of Washington, D.C as members of a group dressed head to toe in black smashed the windows of cars and store windows shortly before President Donald Trump took the oath of office. Over 90 people were arrested, Interim Police Chief Peter Newsham said…
RT – Daily news
‘Halal’ loans could be introduced at Norwegian bank
A Norwegian bank could start providing its customers with interest-free loans in compliance with the principles of Islam, after almost 300 prospective customers expressed interest in only one week. Read Full Article at RT.com
GearHungry
Ikea Sladda Bicycle
It’s affordable, clean-looking, and comes in a flat-packed box. If you’re thinking Ikea you’re on the right path, but it’s not furniture. Instead the Ikea Sladda Bicycle is the Swedish furniture giant’s first foray outside the home, though you’ll still need to build it before riding as you probably expected….
PCWorld
Microsoft’s upgraded Beam game-streaming service goes live, taking on Twitch and YouTube
Microsoft’s Twitch competitor, Beam, has now pushed its “Pro” upgrade live to all users, featuring streams with up to 1440p resolution at 60Hz and integration with Xbox Live.Microsoft’s purchase of Beam last summer came as something of a surprise, given that the company seemed satisfied with its relationship…
Digg Top Stories
The Key Things That Have Disappeared From WhiteHouse.Gov
As soon as WhiteHouse.gov and other government sites were turned over to the new Trump administration, things looked very different. Here are some of the key policies and issues, including climate change and healthcare, that went missing during the transition.
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Smart biopsy needle helps doctors dodge the danger zone
One of the challenges in performing surgery on a brain tumor is the need to avoid damage to blood vessels, something that can cause bleeding and even prove fatal. These procedures have become safer with advances in brain imaging that allow surgeons to better map out their approach. They’re…
Latest news
2017’s best Linux laptop: The latest Dell XPS 13
Dell continues to build the best out-of-the-box Linux and open-source laptops. Check out the latest Dell XPS 13 developer edition and you’ll see what I mean.
Reason.com Full Feed
Slenderman Documentary Unpacks Disturbing Teen Murder Attempt
Beware the Slenderman. HBO. Monday, January 23, 10 p.m. Riverdale. The CW. Thursday, January 26, 9 p.m. Kids these days! Remember the good old days when the worst trouble a mischievous child could get into was maybe joining a killer sex cult or blowing herself up in a Greenwich Village bomb factory?…
EETimes:
Carbon-on-Wafer Tech Said to Make RF Compatible with CMOS
The world’s first commercial carbon-on-silicon wafers use aligned nanotubes, which can be lithographically fabricated into super-fast transistors alongside normal CMOS circuitry.
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Trump’s inauguration promise to harness the “energies and technologies of tomorrow” isn’t good news for clean energy
Today Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. His inauguration speech will no doubt incite mixed reactions, as he declared his intentions to make America strong and promised a “new national pride” to “stir our souls.” President Trump faces many challenges, but today he attempted…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
The White House website has already been scrubbed of any mention of climate change
Brace yourself. The Trump administration is wasting no time in refocusing the office’s efforts away from climate change and its devastating effects. It was discovered that any mention of the phenomenon was scrubbed from the official White House website minutes after Donald Trump was sworn in as the new…
Mashable
Black Lives Matter app lets social media users mark themselves ‘unsafe’ in America
A new social media tool is making it extremely and soberingly clear how racism threatens the safety of black Americans. Mark Yourself Unsafe, a web app that Black Lives Matter organizers modeled after Facebook Safety Check, allows black social media users to symbolically mark themselves “unsafe” throughout…
TMZ.com
Donald Trump Autographed Baseball Prices Skyrocket (PHOTO)
Forget Bryce Harper and Mike Trout … one of the most valuable autographs you can get on a baseball right now is Donald Trump.  We spoke with multiple sports memorabilia experts who tell us the value of a Trump signed baseball used to be…
Deals
Save a Bundle on One of the Only Inkjet Printers You Should Consider Buying
I know that we espouse the virtues of monochrome laser printers, but if you really need the ability to print in color, Canon’s Pixma MX922 is worth your consideration. With over 8,000 mostly positive user reviews on Amazon, this is the rare Inkjet printer that you might not actually hate.Read more…
Metal Injection
SOEN’s (Ex-OPETH) New Song “Lucidity” Is An Atmospheric Slow Jam
Not quite the Tool-heavy jam you’re expecting. The post SOEN’s (Ex-OPETH) New Song “Lucidity” Is An Atmospheric Slow Jam appeared first on Metal Injection.
Metal InsiderMetal Insider
Best Music Videos of the Week Ending 1/20
Whether we like it or not, inauguration day has arrived and the United States is split between those in mourning and celebratory moods. What we can do is move away from politics and switch to what videos premiered this week. Here are this week’s top five. 5) Hellyeah,  “Love Falls” Hellyeah surprised…
Metal InsiderMetal Insider
Memoriam unveils full track details for their debut album
Old school death metal band Memoriam formed in early 2016 with Bolt Thrower vocalist Karl Willetts and Benediction bassist Frank Healy. The band have unveiled information about their forthcoming debut album, For The Fallen out on March 24 via Nuclear Blast. The album will consist of eight tracks and…
Cool Material
Garrett Wade Leather Pocket Knife Tool Roll
Garrett Wade just released a leather pocket knife tool roll that holds up to five of your favorite folders in a tool roll style leather enclosure with a leather strap fastener. It’s handmade by skilled leather craftsmen in the USA. It’s robust, durable, and has individual pockets that are plenty large…
DiscoveryNews
Most People Don’t Notice That White People Are White
Most People Don’t Notice That White People Are White
DiscoveryNews
A Floating Libertarian City Gets a Step Closer to Reality
A Floating Libertarian City Gets a Step Closer to Reality
Deals
Save $10 on Your Next Movie Night With This Discounted Regal Gift Card
If your movie theater of choice is operated by Regal, this discounted gift card essentially amounts to ten free dollars. In most cities, that’s like a free ticket!Read more…
Digg Top Stories
One Of The Largest Icebergs Ever Recorded Is About To Break Off Antarctica
Just 6.4 miles of ice are holding an iceberg the size of Delaware onto the floating Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica, and scientists warn it could cleave off the ice-bound continent at any time.
Digg Top Stories
How Deutsche Bank Made −$462 Million Disappear
An Italian scandal haunts the most important bank in Europe.
The New Yorker
An Impulsive Authoritarian Populist in the White House
On Thursday evening, Jason Furman, the chairman of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, tweeted out a picture of himself leaving his office for the last time, with the message “Turning out the lights.” Whether it was deliberate or not, Furman’s message echoed the words of Lord Edward Grey,…
SlashGear
Samsung #SeeColors app helps the colorblind adjust their TVs
Samsung has announced the development of a new app that helps colorblind individuals determine the severity of their colorblindness and adjust their televisions to compensate. Called #SeeColors, the app was made in partnership with Hungarian company Colorlite. The app supports both smartphones and Tizen-based…
RT – Daily news
Defective breast implants: German product certifier to pay over $90mn to 20,000 women
A French court has ordered a German product safety certifying company to pay €3,000 (some US$ 3,200) to each of the 20,000 plaintiffs who bought breast implants approved by the company, which later turned out to be flawed. Read Full Article at RT.com
Computerworld
Samsung puts blame on battery size, suppliers for Galaxy Note7 fires
Samsung is due to announce the results of its investigation into the exploding Galaxy Note7s, but a report by The Wall Street Journal has some information about what the company has discovered.According to the publication’s sources, Samsung has concluded that “irregularly sized” batteries are primarily…
Noisecreep
Trivium’s Matt Heafy: Last Three Drummers Were Session Members [UPDATE: Paul Wandtke Confirms Exit]
Trivium mainman Matt Heafy addressed the band’s rotating cast of drummers, revealing each musician was a session member rather than permanent part of the band. Continue reading…
Lifehacker
This Week’s Most Popular Posts: January 13th to 20th
This week we squeezed more battery life out of Android phones with Doze, turned Airmail into the ultimate email app for iPhone, learned how to properly maintain cutting boards, made some nice warm winter cocktails, and more. Here’s a look back.Read more…
Digital Trends
Simplify your workflow: Vimeo video review features make collaboration easy
One of the most important aspects of producing and creating quality video content is having a solid workflow for getting feedback and notes on the project throughout its progression through your workflow. Video sharing giant Vimeo announced some new video review functionality aimed at making this feedback…
Digital Trends
AI can have trouble recognizing diversity and MIT research is finding out why
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are helping to pinpoint why facial recognition software is not accurate across all races — and the issue likely stems from both recycled code and a Caucasian-dominated computer engineering field. Joichi Ito, MIT’s Media Lab director, said during…
Bloomberg Business
Cuba’s Secret Scuba Dive Site Is One of a Kind
Welcome to Jardines de la Reina, one of the most incredible dive sites in the world. Fewer than 1500 lucky divers per year are allowed to visit this sprawling archipelago. Bloomberg’s Michael Shane got a chance to check it out. (video by: Benjamin Lowy, Matt Goldman)
Reuters: World News
Mexico deports 91 Cubans after U.S. ends ‘wet foot, dry foot’
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s government has deported 91 Cubans about a week after the United States ended a so-called “wet foot, dry foot” policy that granted residency to almost every Cuban who reached U.S. soil, Mexican officials said on Friday.
NatureNews – Most recent articles – nature.com science feeds
Enzyme firm invests in NgAgo protein at centre of gene-editing row
Danish company Novozymes enters agreement with Chinese genome-editing centre.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21343
Slashdot
Despite Glitches, AT&T’s DirecTV Now Hits 200,000 Subscribers in Its First Month
AT&T’s new live TV streaming service DirecTV Now has been off to a shaky start in terms of performance, but that hasn’t stemmed the flow of sign-ups, AT&T reports. The company said the service added more than 200,000 subscribers in its first month of operations. From a report on TechCrunch: These…
Zero Hedge
“The Potential Problems Are As Follows” – How The Bull Market Could End According To Credit Suisse
With Trump now officially US president amid concerns that a “sell the inauguration” sentiment may emerge at any moment, it was an appropriate moment for Credit Suisse analyst Andrew Garthwaite to release his report listing the 10 possible ways in which the bank’s central views (and often the consensus)…
Zero Hedge
Anti-Trump Protester Reacts As Donald Trump Is Sworn In
No commentary necessary. An anti-Trump protester screams ‘no’ as Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th US President pic.twitter.com/qmsaFmMSkr — ITV News (@itvnews) January 20, 2017
Lifehacker
This Week’s Most Popular Posts: January 13th to 20th
This week we squeezed more battery life out of Android phones with Doze, turned Airmail into the ultimate email app for iPhone, learned how to properly maintain cutting boards, made some nice warm winter cocktails, and more. Here’s a look back.Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners Maybe you picked…
CNET News.com
Chevy’s annoying ‘Real People’ ad gets mocked, emoji-style – CNET
Commentary: What’s really real about those Chevy ads? Not the people. So here’s an emoji-driven glory that’s delighting YouTube.
CNET News.com
No fair! Nintendo Switch customers in Japan get to customize their colors – CNET
Nintendo customers in Japan get to pick and choose the controller colors that come in their Switch bundles.
TechCrunch
Weekly Roundup: Zuckerberg defends Oculus in court, Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence
 President Trump is officially the 45th president of the United States. Minutes after the inauguration, the White House’s LGBT rights page disappeared, as well as any mention of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” The @POTUS Twitter account has been handed over to Trump and the first thing…
Scientific American Content: Global
Cosmic Inflation Theory Faces Challenges
The latest astrophysical measurements, combined with theoretical problems, cast doubt on the long-cherished inflationary theory of the early cosmos and suggest we need new ideas — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Metal Injection
UNITED NATIONS (GLASSJAW) Drops A Blackned Anti-Trump Jam, “Stairway To Mar-a-Lago”
All proceeds will be donated to American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood. The post UNITED NATIONS (GLASSJAW) Drops A Blackned Anti-Trump Jam, “Stairway To Mar-a-Lago” appeared first on Metal Injection.
Uncrate
Lofree Keyboard
Mechanical switches. Round keycaps. Everything about the Lofree Keyboard reminds you of a classic typewriter. Except the connection. Able to pair with up to three devices simultaneously, it’s perfect for…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
Techbargains.com
TP-LINK HS105 Smart Plug Mini Wifi-Connected Outlet (Echo Compatible) $34.99
TP-LINK HS105 Smart Plug Mini Wifi-Connected Outlet (Echo Compatible) $34.99
Deals
Finally Get Yourself a KitchenAid For $180
If you enjoy cooking, and you don’t own a KitchenAid mixer, it’s a pretty safe assumption that you want one. You can pick up a refurb of the KitchenAid Artisan mixer on eBay today in a spectrum of colors for just $180. We used to see deals like this with some regularity, but they’ve slowed down as of…
Mashable
Livestream follows ‘GTA’ characters around San Andreas
A Twitch stream is following Grand Theft Auto V NPCs around today as they walk around the streets of San Andreas, crying hysterically.  Watch live video from bwatanabe on http://www.twitch.tv The last time we saw the San Andreas Community Cam — created as an art project by Brent Watanabe — it was following…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
4 things to know about AppDynamics before the IPO
Software company AppDynamics is valued at more than $1 billion and could be the first tech IPO of 2017.
News
Death Toll From Nigerian Strike On Displaced Persons Camp Rises To 90: Aid Group
Doctors Without Borders says the death toll may be significantly higher, with the majority of the victims women and children. The government has said the strike in restive Borno state was an accident.(Image credit: MSF)
Reason.com Full Feed
Trump White House Vows to End “Dangerous Anti-Police Atmosphere”
While Donald Trump was delivering an inauguration speech filled with grim references to “American carnage” and out-of-control crime on Friday, his White House was already launching its rhetorical war against police critics. “The dangerous anti-police atmosphere in America is wrong,” the White House…
The Verge – All Posts
You can now animate your VR drawings using Google’s new Tilt Brush Toolkit with Unity integration
People have made some pretty cool things in Google’s Tilt Brush VR painting app. But until now paintings made in Tilt Brush have pretty much been stuck in Tilt Brush, with no easy way to integrate those creations with other programs. That changes today with Google’s open-source release of Tilt Brush…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Sampling the small stuff at the Interior Design Show
Every year we look at the best from young designers at the big Toronto show.
The New Yorker
Transition 2016: A Post-Election Self-Care Diary
Week One: November 9, 2016 Dripping with tears and sweat, I’ve hauled myself out of the think-piece sinkhole into which I’d collapsed. My initial impulse had been to call on the Internet to explain the world to me. Now, to register my dissatisfaction with the election coverage, I’m going on a media detox.See…
MakeUseOf
The 10 Best Free Anti-Virus Programs
You’ve heard it a thousand times: you need antivirus protection. Macs need it. Windows PCs need it. Linux machines need it. Modern antivirus apps have gotten so easy to download and run that you barely need to do anything at all. Plus you can get some of the best ones for free. You really have no excuse….
MakeUseOf
Learn Microsoft Office With These 2 Discounted Course Bundles
Do you feel like there’s something holding you back from moving up or getting a new job? Perhaps you need to work on your Microsoft Office skills! Today, we’re going to peek at two massive bundles of courses that’ll teach you everything you need to know in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and so on….
Ars Technica
Head of US Patent Office Michelle Lee will remain under President Trump
Enlarge / USPTO Deputy Director Michelle K. Lee, left, tours the Denver satellite office of the US Patent and Trademark Office in 2014. US Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado is on the right. (credit: Kathryn Scott Osler/The Denver Post via Getty Images) With President Donald Trump having taken office…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Obama’s final act as president promises more tech talent in Washington
The final bill signed by former President Barack Obama before leaving office Friday will encourage tech entrepreneurs to work with government agencies in support of national priorities.
BBC News – World
Donald Trump inauguration speech was ‘angriest ever’
An expert in US politics has claimed President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech was the angriest he had ever heard.
Reuters: World News
Germany must prepare for ‘rough ride’ under Trump: Vice Chancellor
BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany will need a new economic strategy geared toward Asia should the new U.S. administration start a trade war with China, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said on Friday, warning against protectionism hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in.
Techbargains.com
APC BGE50ML Back-UPS Connect 84VA Battery System for Small Electronics $59.99
APC BGE50ML Back-UPS Connect 84VA Battery System for Small Electronics $59.99
DudeIWantThat.com
Adorne Pop-Out Outlet
What is it they say, “Once you pop, you can’t stop?” This Pop-Out Outlet from Legrand’s Adorne collection is definitely the Pringles of the electrical fittings world. The hideaway outlet has plugs on 3 of its 4 cubical sides, giving most replacement areas space for an extra device when they need one,…
Bloomberg Business
What’d You Miss in Markets This Week? Here’s What You Should Know
‘What’d You Miss?’ co-hosts Joe Weisenthal and Scarlet Fu get you caught up on the most important stories in financial markets, every weekday at 3:30 p.m. EST on Bloomberg TV. Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 And subscribe to Bloomberg…
ThinkGeek – What’s New
Collectibles : Star Wars Collector’s Gallery Darth Vader 1/8th Scale Statue
On the road again. He’s more polyresin now than man. Collectible and awesome. This 1/8th scale figure of Darth Vader bowing to Emperor Palpatine is perfect for any aspiring Sith Lord’s collection. $149.99
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Big Think
This Restaurant Rehabilitates Ex-Cons Better than Prison
Rates of crime and recidivism in America are very high. One Cleveland-based French restaurant, however, leads the way in helping ex-cons to thrive and not reoffend after their sentences.Read More
Mashable
Obama’s photographer just shared a very poignant farewell photo
Farewell, Obama. Former President Barack Obama’s Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza has shared thousands of personal photos throughout the years. From Obama playing with kids to serious and intense moments, Souza gave the world a sneak peek inside the life of Obama and his family during…
Reason.com Full Feed
The Best Reaction Video To Trump Becoming President
Via ITV News comes this exquisite short video of a women screaming out as Donald Trump officially became the president of the United States. And because this is the internet, one of the first posts immediately after it was a gif of Darth Vader responding in similar fashion. Thank you, internet. Irony,…
Computerworld
China responds to U.S. chip threats with a $30 billion factory
For China, actions speak louder than words, especially in the escalating chip battle with the U.S., which has been hurling out verbal threats in recent months. The Chinese chip infrastructure is getting a serious boost from Tsinghua Unigroup, which is investing $30 billion in a new foundry to make…
Man of Many
The Most Aesthetic Outdoor Tool – Introducing the Woodman’s Pal
For the outdoor man, this will be one of the favourite outdoor tools. It’s crafted so beautifully for a blade. But it’s more than just a good sort. It is a machete and an axe in one. Think of an attractive gal, who also has an awesome personality, this is what this is for the outdoor man. This blade…
Gizmodo
Give Your Eyes a Break With This $9 Bias Light
If you still haven’t tried out a home theater bias light, there’s never been a better time to pick one up. Kohree’s LED bias light strip plugs directly into your TV’s USB port for power, and sticks to the back of the set via built-in adhesive. Once you turn your TV on, the LEDs cast a soft glow on the…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
From Zera-to-compost in 24 hours flat
Composting your household organic waste is a highly-commendable thing to do, but compost heaps do have some limitations – they take a long time to convert waste to soil, they can attract pests, and you’re not supposed to put meat scraps in them. Well, apparently none of those things apply to…
Metal Injection
Funeral Doom Friday: Traverse the “Abandoned Cuts of River” With ILLIMITABLE DOLOR
It’s the weekend! What better way to get it started than with the latest installment of “Funeral Doom Friday”. This… The post Funeral Doom Friday: Traverse the “Abandoned Cuts of River” With ILLIMITABLE DOLOR appeared first on Metal Injection.
TechSpot
Microsoft annoys Chrome users with taskbar pop-up ads in Windows 10
Microsoft already uses Start menu ads in Windows 10 to get more people to install and use their apps, and it looks like the company is not only keeping it up but looking at other ways to annoy users. According a report by Myce, Microsoft has started to advertise its…
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)
Kazakhstan confirms H5 bird flu in wild swans
Two swans were found dead in the coastal city of Aktau in the west of the country, Kazakh agriculture ministry says.
Mashable
Donald Trump won’t let go of his supposed Tom Brady bromance
Donald Trump just became the most powerful man in America. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is on the cusp of his seventh Super Bowl appearance and third NFL MVP award. In other words, he’s among the most powerful players in football.   The two “winners” intersected at Trump’s pre-inauguration…
How-To Geek
How to Optimize Your iPhone’s Music Storage to Automatically Free Up Space
Despite the increasing storage size of each generation of iPhones and other iOS devices, it’s really easy to stuff them full. If your storage management problem is a result of too much music, there’s a new feature introduced in iOS 10 that makes it easy to optimize your storage and free up space.Click…
Engadget RSS Feed
How artificial intelligence can be corrupted to repress free speech
The internet was supposed to become an overwhelming democratizing force against illiberal administrations. It didn’t. It was supposed to open repressed citizens eyes, expose them to new democratic ideals and help them rise up against their authoritar…
Bloomberg
Your Evening Briefing
TMZ.com
Donald Trump Inauguration Protesters Won’t Go Hungry Behind Bars
Protests are raging on in Washington D.C. where, so far, more than 90 people have been arrested … but when it comes to meals, they might wish they protested in a different city. We got the menu for several jails in the major U.S. cities where…
Lifehacker
Make a Wall Mounted Desk With a Secret Compartment Underneath
A desk is a great place to work, but it’s also a great place to hide stuff. Over on YouTube, DIY Creators put together a desk that mounts to a wall, has a handy pull-out drawer, and also has a secret compartment underneath it. Read more…
Zero Hedge
Gold Pops; Banks, Bonds, & Greenback Drop As Trump Takes Office
Quite a week… this seemed appropriate…   Gold remains 2017’s big winner with bonds and stocks close to unch…   Trump’s actual swearing in (and speech) sparked a notable drop in stocks and pop in VIX…But in a desperat attempt to keep The Dow green, VIX was monkey-hammered   But VIX…
Zero Hedge
The Audacity of Trump: Can He Succeed In Spite Of An Establishment That Wants Him To Fail
Submitted via the Opinion Section of the Wall Street Journal Donald J. Trump takes the oath of office on Friday facing unprecedented opposition but also an extraordinary opportunity. He confronts the paradox of a country skeptical that he has the personal traits for the Presidency but still hopeful…
Loudwire
10 Greatest Metal Songwriters of All Time [Watch]
Check out our picks for the 10 Greatest Metal Songwriters of All Time with this Loud List! Continue reading…
SlashGear
NASA ‘Psyche’ mission will investigate nearly all-metal asteroid
NASA has announced a pair of new space missions called “Lucy” and “Psyche,” the latter of which will investigate a never-before-studied asteroid that may be composed almost entirely of nickel and iron. That asteroid — described as being giant in size as well as heavily metallic — is named 16 Psyche,…
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Modernism Reimagined Furniture Collection Inspired By Danish Art
Danish brand Menu has extended its collection of minimal furniture, lighting and accessories based on the modernist principles of Scandinavian designers and architects, the collection is called The Modernism Reimagined. Each piece is tailored to modern living, with furniture intended to suit both large…
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Will Storage Class Memory Disrupt Memory Hierarchy?
Will SCM come to the market and disrupt traditional memory hierarchy?
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When A Wind Turbine Needs A Fast Fix, They Send Up This Intrepid Rock Climber
Next time you pass a wind turbine, keep your eyes peeled. There might be some brave soul hanging on to one of the massive blades.
Christian Science Monitor | All Stories
What’s next for the Obamas?
The former first family plans to take some time away from the limelight after President Trump’s inauguration. But after that, Barack and Michelle Obama say they will plunge back into civic life.
Christian Science Monitor | All Stories
US hits ‘core Al Qaeda’ camp with air strike
A US bomber and drones attacked a militant camp for the second time in as many days.
RT – Daily news
’They tried to forcefully lock me in room’: Russian athlete accuses WADA of violent interrogation
A Russian athlete has broken her silence about the strong-arm tactics WADA ‘officials’ allegedly used against her in Europe. Her revelations come just days before Germany’s ARD broadcaster reportedly premieres a documentary on doping scandal involving Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
W. Virginia lab manager gets 2yrs in prison for doctoring water samples to benefit coal industry
A former manager of a West Virginia laboratory that conducted water sampling for coal mining operations in the state has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in forging data to show compliance with pollution discharge rules. Read Full Article at RT.com
Reason.com Full Feed
Trump Administration Meets Poltergeist
If you didn’t think Donald Trump was communicating through your television set before, he definitely is now. Check out “They’re Here! Trump Administration Meets Poltergeist.” Click below for full text, links, and downloadable versions. Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Like us on Facebook. Follow…
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Rumours swirl about Trump’s science adviser pick
Climate sceptic William Happer and ardent critic of academia David Gelernter have met with the president.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21336
Curbed National
Smart home demo house from CNET hits market for $625K
With some brains still intact Back in August 2015, consumer tech site CNET purchased a home in the Louisville, Kentucky area for the express purpose of testing out the latest home tech products. Now, that property, a 5,800-square-foot ‘90s house, is for sale, retaining some of its connected wares for…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
10 popular stocks at risk from Trump’s ‘America first’ inauguration speech
The new president’s protectionist policies could damage the earnings of highly regarded companies doing business overseas.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
For the ultrarich, the top 10 cities in which to own a home — or another home
Here’s some help for the 10% of ultra-high net worth individuals who own five or more properties and need help figuring out where to locate them.
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DEWALT DWST08201 Tough System Case (Small) $37.99
DEWALT DWST08201 Tough System Case (Small) $37.99
Curbed National
U.S. city elections are determined by their oldest citizens
Retirees outvote millennials by seven to one in local elections The 2016 presidential election saw low turnout among young voters—only half of all eligible voters aged 18 to 29 cast ballots, about where turnout has hovered for the past four elections. But for city elections, the younger voter turnout…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
Track of the Day: ‘Democracy’ by Leonard Cohen
From David, a reader in Oakland: I hope it’s not too late to point out the perfect track for Inauguration Day. For so many reasons, it just has to be Leonard Cohen’s exhausted but hopeful “Democracy,” recorded 25 years ago [yesterday] and still inspiring—and, let us hope, prophetic. Cohen died just…
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From Lynchburg To D.C., Liberty University Students Travel To Witness History
A group of about a dozen students from the conservative Christian school in Virginia are in the nation’s capital to attend Donald Trump’s inauguration. They’re eager for the new presidency to begin.(Image credit: Ari Shapiro/NPR)
TMZ.com
Curt Schilling: I Skipped Trump Inauguration … Here’s Why (VIDEO)
MLB great — and conservative pundit — Curt Schilling says he WAS invited to President Donald Trump’s inauguration … but chose to skip it, and he’s telling TMZ Sports the reason why. We spoke to Curt on the eve of Friday’s festivities and wanted…
RT – Daily news
ISIS using social media ‘headhunters’ to recruit teens
Islamic State is using online “headhunters” across various social media platforms to recruit teenagers as young 13, according to Germany’s domestic intelligence agency. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Wirecutter
The Best Bluetooth Audio Receiver for Your Home Stereo or Speakers
After doing 13 hours of research and considering 76 models, we performed dozens of hours of real-world testing and 13 additional hours of focused, in-depth testing on the top 14 Bluetooth-audio receivers for adding wireless connectivity to an existing audio system. We think the StarTech BT2A Bluetooth…
Popular Science
Spandex exosuits, a hugging robot, and other amazing images of the week
Science Newsworthy eye candy Our favorite images from this week in science, health, and technology news.
The New Yorker
An Emergency Trump Inauguration Cartoon Slide Show
Well, the Trump Presidency is upon us, and things have become cartoonish, in the worst sense. Here are some of our cartoons (in the best sense) about the events from the past few months:See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:Inaugural Fashion: White Is a Color of MourningWatching Trump’s Inauguration…
9to5Mac
Hands-on: Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus gives you iPhone-controlled dynamic accent lighting with ease [Video]
I’ve been a big fan of Philips Hue lights since the very first Hue Starter Kit was released back in 2012. I’ve been using that same initial set of bulbs ever since then, and have been largely happy with the experience. Thanks to the success of that initial release, Philips has added many more Hue…
Reuters: World News
Nigerian secessionists greet Trump as help against Muslim north
ONITSHA, Nigeria (Reuters) – Over 1,000 southern Nigerian secessionists took to the streets on Friday to express the hope that newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump might help counter Muslim influence in their country.
ArchDaily
11 Artists Visualize Tchoban Voss Projects in “Images from Berlin” Exhibition
Courtesy of Tchoban Voss Architekten Towering like an infinite mountain of stone, a building devoid of windows and doors is hand-drawn in the tradition of the old masters. Elsewhere, colored strips of tape address the same project, visualized as a sequence of stacked layers. In yet another…
Computerworld
Trump likely to see the birth of an exascale system
President Donald Trump’s administration has outlined some of its agenda, and has said nothing as far as supercomputing is concerned. Will it participate in the global race to develop an exascale supercomputer? It’s been silent on this.The supercomputing race is going to turn very real for the Trump administration….
designboom | architecture & design magazine
californian tuner redresses the ferrari 488 in a carbonfiber suit
with its hands finally on the ‘488’, it has started the development of what it promises to be ‘an even better looking kit’. The post californian tuner redresses the ferrari 488 in a carbonfiber suit appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Zero Hedge
Weekend Reading: Trump – The Best (Or Worst) Of Times
Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Today is the day. It’s inauguration day for Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. For half of you – it is the beginning of an economic resurgence last seen during the Reagan administration. It is the “best of times.” For…
Metal Underground.com
This Gun For Hire Posts New Single “Good Evening Deacon”
Vancouver metalcore group This Gun For Hire will be unleashing debut album “Something A Little More Sinister” on March 31st, 2017. The band recorded the release with engineer and producer Roger Swan (K-OS, Battle Axe) to present a first clutch of original songs to the world. Today you can hear first…
Metal Underground.com
OmnisighT Releases New EP “The Power Of One”
Bringing progressive metal for those who really enjoy full explosive adventure, Vancouver’s virtuosos from OmnisighT are giving the world “The Power of One” today. Stream the new EP below, or pick up your copy right here. Drummer Chris Warunki comments on the release: “‘The Power Of One’ is the sound…
Metal Underground.com
Havok Posts “Hang ‘Em High” Lyric Video
Colorado based thrash metal outfit Havok is now disseminating the first new track off upcoming album, “Conformicide.” The song, titled “Hang ‘Em High,” can be heard via the lyric video below and is the first instant grat track for those who pre-order the new album on Amazon and iTunes. “Conformicide”…
Deals
Stay Connected During a Power Outage With This Discounted UPS
You’re probably familiar with UPS battery backups that are designed to keep a PC running in the event of a power interruption, but this model from APC is designed specifically for mobile devices and networking gear.Read more…
RT – Daily news
East Timor excluded from Asian Cup football tournament for false passport scam
The East Timor national football team has been banned from the 2023 AFC Asian Cup after fielding 12 ineligible Brazilian players in an apparent strategy to end a nearly a decade-long winless run. Read Full Article at RT.com
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President Trump Already Signed a Bunch of Executive Orders, Some Rioting in D.C.: P.M. Links
Just moments after taking the Oath of Office, President Donald Trump signed a bunch of (mostly inconsequential) executive orders. Climate change, LGBT rights pages no longer show up at WhiteHouse.gov. There was some rioting in Washington, D.C. Protesters smashed the windows a Starbucks, Bank of America,…
Quartz
Take a break from Inauguration Day to watch a giant, rampaging monster telepathically controlled by Anne Hathaway
If you were to drunkenly use Mad Libs to generate a film pitch, you might get something like Colossal: A woman played by Les Miserables actress Anne Hathaway discovers that she can somehow control the bodily movements of an enormous, Godzilla-like creature in Seoul, South Korea. This is a real film…
Quartz
When future Americans look back on this moment, let history show I did not consent to president Trump
Let the record show that I did not consent to this. Let it show that I did not vote for Donald Trump, that he did not represent me as an American, that I did not believe he was deserving of being the next US president, that I grieved his ascension. Let history record my objection to him, to the ways…
Quartz
Gambia’s defeated president Jammeh has finally agreed to step down and leave the country
After 22 years as one of Africa’s most volatile strongmen leaders, Gambian president Yahyah Jammeh managed to hang on to power for an extra 42 hours after the end of his term. But around 6pm local time today (Jan.20), the defeated president finally agreed to step down. It followed days of negotiations,…
Quartz
Donald Trump’s first mass email as president was an RNC cash-grab
“I am humbled to write to you for the first time as your president,” are the first words some Americans will read directly from their new president. They come from an email Donald Trump sent to Republican National Committee subscribers less than two hours after his official inauguration. The email goes…
Quartz
What US protestors can and cannot do, according to the ACLU
The protests slated for this inauguration weekend—many of which have already begun—are expected to attract record-breaking crowds. Millions of people in the US will be joining assemblies today and tomorrow, whether wearing a handmade candy pink pussyhat in tomorrow’s Women’s March, or a rush-ordered…
Quartz
The clergy at Trump’s inauguration belong to a church that believes poverty is a punishment for lack of faith
Jesus Christ famously said in the New Testament that it was easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God (Matthew 19:24). Prosperity theology is a strain of Christianity that preaches the opposite: they believe God makes the faithful rich, and…
Quartz
Trump’s “America First” foreign policy is now official. Here’s what it says.
If for some reason Donald Trump’s stormy inauguration speech didn’t convince you that the US is abdicating from its global leadership role, perhaps the newly-published “America First Foreign Policy” manifesto will. Published minutes after the inauguration on the revamped http://www.whitehouse.org, the…
Quartz
“It’s Victory Day!” How the alt-right and conservative media covered Trump’s inauguration
This afternoon, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. And, as with the election, the media covered it in wildly different ways. Breitbart, the premier mouthpiece of the alt-right and whose former chairman is now the chief advisor to Trump in the White House, led with…
SpaceNews.com
NASA planning February decision on Juno maneuver
WASHINGTON — As NASA’s Juno spacecraft prepares for another close approach to Jupiter, the agency expects to make a decision in February about when, or if, to perform a delayed maneuver to adjust its orbit. Juno, which entered orbit around Jupiter July 4, was to perform what the mission called a “period…
Headlines from the Associated Press
Analysis: Trump speech shows America getting what it ordered
WASHINGTON (AP) — America is getting what it ordered on Election Day….
The Next Web
Why Salesforce is the new BlackBerry
Remember BlackBerry? It was the gold standard of mobile business communication when it launched in 1999, and no one had a functional alternative. That was until Apple launched the iPhone in 2007 and rendered BlackBerry obsolete. Salesforce appears to be on a similar trajectory to BlackBerry. Earlier…
SlashGear
iPad Pro 2 release likely joined by 2 more slates
2016 was pretty light on new iPad models, but if new reports are to be believed, we could be looking at a 2017 that’s packed with iPads. Apple is said to be looking to launch three new iPad models in 2017, with mass production getting underway on all three within the first half of the year. That would…
Ars Technica
Already on probation, Symantec issues more illegit HTTPS certificates
Enlarge (credit: Own Work) A security researcher has unearthed evidence showing that three browser-trusted certificate authorities (CAs) owned and operated by Symantec improperly issued more than 100 unvalidated transport layer security certificates. In some cases, those certificates made it possible…
Acquire
Shelby celebrates 50 years of the Super Snake with 750-hp of American muscle
The company marks half a decade of one of the most famous performance cars on the planet.If there’s one word that brings a big grin to car enthusiasts’ faces, it’s Shelby. The performance brand is celebrating 50 years of the Super Snake with a special edition run of 500 50th Anniversary models. Pricing…
Techbargains.com
Power Pressure Cooker XL 8-Quart Digital Non-Stick Steam Slow Cooker & Canner $74.99
Power Pressure Cooker XL 8-Quart Digital Non-Stick Steam Slow Cooker & Canner $74.99
Lifehacker
The Government Just Suspended A Move That Would Have Made Mortgages More Affordable
Fewer people are buying homes, and that may have something to do with redefining the American Dream, but it’s also because, for many people, housing is just not affordable. To address this, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced a program that would’ve made FHA-backed mortgages more affordable…
Mashable
Here’s what everyone was dying to know during Trump’s inauguration
While Donald Trump was being sworn in as the country’s 45th president on Friday, the American people were busy searching Google with one burning question.  SEE ALSO: The emotional moment Obama waves goodbye to D.C. And that very important query was: How old is Trump’s youngest son? Yes, Barron Trump,…
RT – Daily news
Global markets steady as Trump takes oath of office
Global stock markets were flat to positive in cautious trading on Friday awaiting Donald Trump’s inauguration speech as the 45th President of the United States. He’s expected to take the oath of office at about 5:00pm GMT. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT – Daily news
100 arrested, windows shattered, cars burned at inauguration Day protests (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
Protests surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump have reached fever pitch as demonstrators turn violent, smashing windows and throwing objects around DC. More than 100 people were arrested, according to police. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Best monitor deals in January 2017
Even in a world increasingly moving away from desktops for laptops and 2-in-1 devices, nothing beats having a big ol’ screen. Whether you’re watching a movie or working on a huge project, we all need that extra bit of screen real estate that only a monitor that can offer.Luckily for you monitors have…
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Point Cloud Modeling the Alpine Landscape | Christophe Girot | TEDxZurich
Christophe Girot, Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture in the Architecture Department of ETH, introduces us to point cloud modeling – a tool that measures, with surprising accuracy, topological forms around us. Girot explains how the method has been able to translate a seemingly infinite set…
TechCrunch
Twitter just can’t let go of Vine, launches an online archive
 Twitter just can’t seem to let go of Vine. The company announced last fall it would close the video-sharing community site and its accompanying mobile applications, which it then did just days ago. But it also has taken several steps to ensure that the content created in Vine would not be lost, by offering…
VentureBeat
As AI advances, 4 potential risks emerge
GUEST: Imagine a marketing executive, late at night, flipping through a slide deck from a company that promises to use artificial intelligence to automate many of her lead generation and lead scoring processes, optimize her advertising spend, and increase her marketing spend ROI by fifty percent. What…
VentureBeat
Real Estate Game Works Expands Simulation for Continuing Education
PRESS RELEASE: Seattle-area startup expands the fun, interactive online simulation for real estate agents seeking to renew their licenses in Oregon SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 20, 2017– The Oregon Association of Realtors has just committed to offering the …
Metal Underground.com
Chelsea Grin Releasing “Self Inflicted” Deluxe Edition With Bonus Tracks
Chelsea Grin will release a deluxe version of most recent album “Self Inflicted” via Rise Records on Friday, January 27th. The re-release will be digital-only and features two new songs: “American Dream,” which is available today, and “Avidus,” which will drop on the release date. The band has also…
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Cleveland submits new police crisis intervention policy
City police officers with specialized training will be able to refer anyone having a mental health or substance abuse crisis to a hospital or treatment facility rather than arrest them for minor crimes, according to federal court documents filed late Thursday.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Traders use algorithms that capture Trump’s remarks and then buy or sell affected stocks
The jaw-dropping speed at which certain stocks have moved in response to Donald Trump’s tweets about corporate America makes it seem as if Wall Street already was waiting for the president-elect’s words.
Bloomberg
For JPMorgan, Buying Junk Bonds Is the Debt Market Trump Trade
Bloomberg
Canada Hopeful TPP Can Survive Without U.S., Trade Minister Says
Bloomberg
As Trump Vows to Kill Climate Plan, California Pushes Back
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Why blinking our eyes doesn’t cause strobe vision
You might not realize it (you will now that we brought it up), but you blink about 15 to 20 times every single minute. When you do so, you eye actually rolls back in its socket, and then returns to normal when you open your eye. So why don’t we feel plunged into darkness and get disoriented…
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
Laser system knows which tree is which
If you work in the forestry industry, then you’d better know that you’re cutting down the right type of trees. With this is mind, researchers from Finland’s Tampere University of Technology have teamed up with colleagues at the Natural Resources Institute Finland, to create a new laser-based…
The New Yorker
A Dark Inaugural
Politicians, preparing for inaugurals, scurry for their histories. The Republican Senator Roy Blunt, who welcomed the crowd to Donald Trump’s Inauguration, chose to commemorate the peaceful transitions of the late eighteenth century, when partisan tensions were high and the Republic might not have survived….
SlashGear
Antarctic ice shelf rift grows as massive chunk tries to break free
The UK-based Antarctic research project MIDAS has issued an update about the Larsen C ice shelf rift, saying it grew by 10 kilometers (6.21 miles) over the course of January. The expansion was determined using the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1 satellites, and it brings the total rift size up to…
Christian Science Monitor | All Stories
Gambia has a new president. But will the incumbent cede power?
A coalition of West African nations have thrown their support behind the newly inaugurated President Adama Barrow, as has the head of Gambia’s defense forces.
Christian Science Monitor | All Stories
With satellite launch, military hopes to guard against missile threats
On Friday night, the Air Force plans to launch the latest member of a satellite network designed to spot missile threats. How could it keep the US safe from missile attack?
The Wirecutter
Most Popular This Week
Most read reviews this week: The Best Wi-Fi Router (for Most People), The Best Wi-Fi Mesh Networking Kits for Most People, and Which MacBook Should I Buy? [See all 10 most popular reviews this week.]
Digital Trends
‘House of Cards’ gets a new, dark teaser on Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day
In a bit of clever marketing that certainly can’t be coincidental, Netflix has released an ominous teaser for the fifth season of House of Cards on the same day that Donald Trump took office as President of the United States. The brief promotional video for the next season of the hit series — which…
Reuters: World News
Canadians traveling to inauguration turned away at U.S. border
TORONTO (Reuters) – Several Canadians traveling to attend either the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States or a march planned for Saturday in Washington were turned away at the border by U.S. officials.
Zero Hedge
Brazilians Stunned By Death Of Supreme Court Justice Ahead Of “Explosive Testimony”
The death of Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki who had presided over the sprawling “Carwash” corruption scandal, and who died yesterday in a freak airplane crash has sent shockwaves both around the globe and in Brazil, because while few in polite company will discuss it, it has opened the…
Mashable
Apps aren’t dead — they’re thriving to the tune of $89 billion
In case there were still any doubts, we now have more proof than ever that the app business is as strong as it’s ever been — $89 billion strong, to be precise.  That’s the finding of a new report from app analytics firm App Annie, which said that usage, downloads and revenue were all up significantly…
Bloomberg
Buffett Back in Money on IBM, Reversing $2.6 Billion Loss
CNET News.com
Massachusetts lawmakers want to tax self-driving cars by the mile – Roadshow
A new bill would bring the hammer down on driverless cars in some ways, but allow them a good bit of leeway in others.
Loudwire
Rammstein’s ‘Paris’ Concert Film to Receive Theatrical Release
Rammstein’s fiery new concert film, ‘Paris,’ will be getting an international theatrical release at over 350 cinemas. A new trailer has also been released. Continue reading…
TechCrunch
Obama returns to his original Twitter handle and launches Obama.org
 Former ( ) President Obama is heading off for a well-earned vacation, but before going to his undisclosed but hopefully sunny and isolated location, he took to his old personal Twitter handle, @BarackObama, to promote the launch of his new website, Obama.org. Read More
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Giuliani as Trump’s cybersecurity adviser is an unfunny joke
I had just finished hacking the Gibson when I heard the news: Rudy Giuliani, the guy who said he was gonna solve cybersecurity, had just been named Trump’s cyber advisor. I hopped onto our hacker mafia’s government-proof encrypted chat app to make sure everyone knew that we were in real trouble. When…
Headlines from the Associated Press
PHOTOS: Pomp, fanfare and protest for Trump inauguration
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States Friday, vowing that “through our loyalty to our country, we will rediscover our loyalty to each other.”…
Metal Underground.com
Soen Posts “Lucidity” Music Video
Soen – featuring drummer Martin Lopez (formerly of Amon Amarth and Opeth) and the dynamic voice of Joel Ekelöf (Willowtree) – will release new album “Lykaia” on February 3rd, 2017 via UDR Music. After initially introducing the album to fans with the charging, groovy first single “Sectarian,” Soen…
EETimes:
TI Closes Silicon Valley Analog Group
Texas Instruments reorganized four analog groups into three, eliminating no products but causing a small number of layoffs in support personnel.
Metal Underground.com
First Blood Posts New Song “These Are The Rules”
Vicious metal-edged hardcore heroes First Blood just premiered new track, “These Are The Rules.” This song is featured on the band’s forthcoming album, “Rules,” due out on February 10th via Pure Noise Records and up for pre-order here. Talking on new track, vocalist Carl Schwartz says: “This song…
Metal Underground.com
Enemy Remains Streaming Full New “No Faith In Humanity” Album
Global Music Award-winning heavy metal group Enemy Remains is thrilled to share entire new album, “No Faith In Humanity,” with fans on this day of critical historical relevance. Enemy Remains has specifically crafted an album inspired by the need to wake up, unite and regain faith in ourselves and…
Metal Underground.com
Necrot Announces North American Tour Dates With Phrenelith
Oakland’s old school death metal merchants from Necrot will return to the road next month on a two-week tour alongside Danish death dealers Phrenelith. The North American West Coast journey will commence on February 3rd in Los Angeles, California and run through February 18th in Oakland, California…
Mashable
6 scientists are living like they’re on Mars for the next 8 months
A group of researchers have just begun their eight-month-mission on Mars. Well, kind of.  On Thursday, six crewmembers entered the geodesic dome that will be their home on Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano for the next eight months as they live out a simulated mission on the red planet. SEE ALSO: This is…
Digg Top Stories
The First Known Photograph Of A US Presidential Inauguration
The Capitol was still under construction on March 4th, 1857, when photographer John Wood set up his wet plate collodion camera and captured the first known photograph of a US Presidential inauguration, as James Buchanan took office.
Digg Top Stories
That Viral Meitu ‘Beauty’ App Can Easily Steal Your Data
Meitu-filtered pictures are suddenly everywhere. The backlash, however, has been just as swift.
Digg Top Stories
In 1971, The People Didn’t Just March On Washington — They Shut It Down
The most influential large-scale political action of the ’60s was actually in 1971, and you’ve never heard of it. It was called the Mayday action, and it provides invaluable lessons for today.
Digg Top Stories
The Onion Remembers Joe Biden, ‘The President Of Vice’
“Eight years of killer tuneage, knocking back tallboys, and hunting for trim with the most buck-fucking-wild hombre to ever work in the White House.”
TechCrunch
FLYR raised $8 million to change the way we buy plane tickets
 Travel tech startup FLYR raised $8 million in Series A funding for technology that predicts the price of airfare by applying artificial intelligence to a database of both open industry data and a proprietary collection of years of past prices and fluctuations. The funding round was led by a Peter Thiel…
Metal InsiderMetal Insider
Streaming rates for Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube shared, and you’re not getting rich
Although we run our Metal by Numbers column every week, it only tells a small part of the story as far as record sales. It’s no secret that many music listeners have switched over to streaming. One major advantage to streaming services is that any band can sign with a service like Tunecore and be up…
werd.com
Milwaukee M18 Compact Vacuum
Here’s an easy way to quickly deal with messes on the job site or garage: Milwaukee’s compact M18 cordless vacuum. It sucks at an impressive 40 CFM and holds 36 ounces of crud. It also offers several attachments: a flexible hose, 2 extension wands, a crevice tool, and an accessory that turns it into…
Mashable
Barack and Michelle Obama send their first post-inauguration tweets
It’s been a veeeery emotional day for America. Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, which means the now-former POTUS and FLOTUS, the great Barack and Michelle, had to step down after eight blissful years in the White House. SEE ALSO: Celebrities flood Instagram with…
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How to “grow” happy | Mithu Storoni | TEDxHongKongSalon
How to “grow” happy Mithu Storoni is an author, a University of Cambridge-trained medical doctor (MD), certified in Ophthalmology, and also holds a PhD in Neuro-ophthalmology. Her book, ‘Stress-Proof’ (published by Penguin Random House) explores the science of stress resilience. This talk was given…
Geek.com
Team Geek Picks: Incompetent World Leaders Dooming Humanity in Film
We here at Geek have been having a great discussion over the past few weeks about our favorite film villains…especially after we all saw Rogue One. We put our collective noggins together and landed […] The post Team Geek Picks: Incompetent World Leaders Dooming Humanity in Film appeared first on Geek.com.
Reuters: World News
U.S. asks South Korea to arrest former U.N. chief Ban’s brother
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government has asked South Korea to arrest a brother of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on charges that he engaged in a bribery scheme to carry out the sale of a Vietnamese building complex, a U.S. prosecutor said on Friday.
DiscoveryNews
Women’s Marches Greet Trump Inauguration With Defiant Solidarity
Women’s Marches Greet Trump Inauguration With Defiant Solidarity
DiscoveryNews
Seals Use Their Whiskers to Detect the Breathing of Hidden Prey
Seals Use Their Whiskers to Detect the Breathing of Hidden Prey
DiscoveryNews
Trump Just Deleted the Obama Administration’s Climate Change Webpages
Trump Just Deleted the Obama Administration’s Climate Change Webpages
DiscoveryNews
Massive Burial Ground Unearthed at Medieval Monastery in Sudan
Massive Burial Ground Unearthed at Medieval Monastery in Sudan
Dornob
DietSensor: Scan and Track What You Eat and Drink
Watching what we eat is important for many reasons, whether it’s to monitor food intake…
Gizmodo
The White House’s New Approach to Climate Change: Who Gives a Shit? 
Whatever the environmental community was expecting to happen after President Trump’s inauguration Friday, the reality is probably worse.Read more…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
‘American Carnage’: The Trump Era Begins
For my sins, I have read every U.S. presidential inaugural address ever given, and played a small part in writing one of them—Jimmy Carter’s, delivered 40 years ago today.The first one I remember hearing, John F. Kennedy’s in 1961, I saw on a fuzzy black-and-white TV from my 7th-grade American history…
Next Big Future
Technology for making Death Star Sized Structures will have technical feasibility in the next 20 years
The first Death Star had a diameter of between 140 and 160 kilometers. The second Death Star’s diameter ranged from 160 to 900 kilometers.There are two near term technologies which could be applied to making Death Star sized structures:1. Space bubbles2. Robotic spiderfab constructionGiant Space BubblesBubbles…
Christian Science Monitor | All Stories
New York protesters on Trump’s inauguration: ‘Despair is not our voice’
About 25,000 New Yorkers kicked off a weekend of protests around the United States with a clear message: It’s time to cut the depression and get to work.
Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
Firm believes it can tap the potential of geothermal energy
TerraCOH’s vision is grand. The fledgling firm would use carbon dioxide emissions – a nemesis to the planet – to power a geothermal energy system, which would in turn produce low-cost, clean electricity.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Outside the Box: Trump won’t delete his Twitter account — but you should
Watch what President Trump does, not what he tweets, writes Chris Edelson.
Deals
Don’t Buy Starbucks Refreshers at Starbucks – Buy Them on Amazon and Save
If you like Starbucks refreshers, it’s a lot cheaper to buy them on Amazon today than from your local Starbucks. They’re marked down to $18 for a 12-pack, but a 30% coupon will bring that down to under $13 at checkout when you use Subscribe & Save.Read more…
TechCrunch
Recommendations on cyber security for the 45th president… Use more hackers
 2016 was an extraordinary year. A record number of security breaches affected billions of people worldwide, including cyber attacks that dramatically impacted the course of businesses and governments. The Unites States, the world’s most connected nation, and the rest of the world will face a deficit…
Ars Technica » Scientific Method
Kaléo reveals the price of its Epipen alternative: $4,500
Enlarge (credit: Kaléo) As public outcry over the skyrocketing price of Mylan’s Epipens hit fever pitch last fall, Ars noted that there was an upcoming competitor: Auvi-Q by Kaléo. But we were pretty confident back then that Kaléo was not going to offer an affordable epinephrine auto-injector alternative,…
Popular Science
Going to space helped teach the world to work together
Space NASA was founded on the principle that “activities in space should be devoted to peaceful purposes for the benefit of all mankind” Popular Science and XPRIZE are teaming up to explore and explain technologies that make us say “The Future Is Now” in a video series called Future…
Bloomberg
Trumps Vow to Break From OPEC Oil Imports Echoes Old Refrain
Mashable
Who pulled the bigger crowd: Trump or Obama?
President Donald Trump is all about big crowds, especially when they are gathering for him. There is no doubt the new president would have been thrilled on Friday as hundreds of thousands of people poured into the National Mall in Washington D.C. to witness a Trump presidency in real life.  SEE ALSO:…
News
East Timor’s Soccer Team Booted From Asian Cup For Fake Document Scheme
The Asian Football Confederation says it found out that a dozen Brazilian-born soccer players playing for East Timor were registered using phony birth or baptism certificates.(Image credit: Joshua Paul/AP)
WIRED
The CES Download
It’s been a couple of weeks since CES—just enough time to fully process everything we saw there. The post The CES Download appeared first on WIRED.
WIRED
How Silicon Valley Utopianism Brought You the Dystopian Trump Presidency
The basic precepts that drive Silicon Valley philosophically and economically got subverted—easily—by an authoritarian presidential campaign. The post How Silicon Valley Utopianism Brought You the Dystopian Trump Presidency appeared first on WIRED.
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Apple is suing one of its biggest iPhone partners for $1 billion
No one likes being overcharged for the iPhone, not even Apple, so it’s suing one of its biggest partners for $1 billion, alleging inflated patent prices.Qualcomm, the San Diego-based chip maker, holds the rights to cellular patents that are used to make the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. But it’s getting…
TechRadar: All latest feeds
Premier League games are the latest to get the 4K treatment
Should today’s inaugural proceedings are not be your preferred form of entertainment, NBC Sports Network just announced it will air its first ultra-high definition telecasts of the soccer juggernaut that is the Premier League.The most-watched sports league in the world, the Premier League will be available…
Gizmodo
Lifehacker How to Make Your Voice Heard in Politics Between Elections | Foxtrot Alpha What Happens I
Lifehacker How to Make Your Voice Heard in Politics Between Elections | Foxtrot Alpha What Happens If The U.S. Doesn’t Step Up To Defend NATO | io9 WB May Be Making Its Most Insane DC Movie Decision Yet | Kotaku Study Shows Which Video Game Genres Women Play Most |Read more…
WSJ.com: US Business
Tesla Boosts Range of All-Electric Model S to 335 Miles
Tesla Motors has extended the battery range for a new version of the Model S sedan to 335 miles on a charge, furthering the Silicon Valley auto maker’s lead in the all-electric car race.
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Tesla’s latest 100D models focus on range, not power
Tesla has proved that the Model S P100D goes as fast as you’d ever want, and it now has a model that goes farther than ever. As expected, it quietly started selling the Model S 100D with the same battery as the P100D, but lacking the performance tweaks. The new 335 mile range (compared to 315 for the…
WSJ.com: US Business
Wal-Mart Starts Layoffs at Headquarters
Wal-Mart Stores was following through Friday on plans to cut nearly 1,000 corporate jobs.
WSJ.com: US Business
Retailers Turn to Silicon Valley to Lure Customers
In the age of Amazon.com, other retailers are scrambling to find a way to keep consumers shopping on their sites and in stores. The trick? Personalization, via data and tech.
Digital Trends
Bye-bye fillings! Alzheimer’s drug lets teeth repair themselves
Dentistry has come a long way since the bad old days when they’d whip out all your teeth at the slightest excuse. But while that may true, many of us still have metal or plastic fillings to plug holes in damaged teeth. Fortunately, researchers from the U.K.’s King’s College London are on the case —…
Digital Trends
Weekly Rewind: Emoji freeze iPhones, Tesla taps solar power, Samsung scandals soar
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of this week’s top 10 tech stories, from Tesla’s giant Gigafactory to how we really feel about autonomous…
Digital Trends
Julbo’s Vermont Classic mountaineering sunglasses make a comeback
The 10 Essentials of Hiking are a list of important items that you should never leave home without when setting out into the wilderness. The now-firmly established list first appeared in the fourth edition of Mountaineering: Freedom of the Hills, which was published in 1974. That original 10 essentials…
Digital Trends
Tooth implant could release chemicals to keep your mouth fresh all day
You know those British spy thrillers in which an undercover agent keeps an emergency cyanide pill hidden in a false tooth? Researchers at the Belgian university KU Leuven have just given that idea a modern (and decidedly less fatal) upgrade. What they’ve developed is a porous dental implant that slowly…
Digital Trends
Blood refuses to go anywhere near this new medical implant material
If you have a medical implant put into your body, you want it to be compatible with blood so as to cause the minimum of possible complications, right? Not necessarily. A research project coming out of Colorado State University is suggesting a different, less conventional approach: A new type of “superhemophobic”…
Metal Underground.com
Terrifier Makes New Album “Weapons Of Thrash Destruction” Available For Streaming
Terrifier’s new album “Weapons of Thrash Destruction” is now available today via Test Your Metal Records and follows 2013 EP “Metal or Death.” Incorporating jackhammer drums, bulldozing bass-lines, a twin-lead attack that leaves posers pulped in its wake, and vocals that can level mountains, Terrifier’s…
Headlines from the Associated Press
Taiwan dismisses ‘petty’ concerns of China over US inaugural
WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of Taiwan’s delegation to the U.S. presidential inauguration dismissed as “small-minded” China’s strong objections to his attendance Friday….
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Tesla’s latest 100D models focus on range, not power
Tesla has proved that the Model S P100D goes as fast as you’d ever want, and it now has a model that goes farther than ever. As expected, it quietly started selling the Model S 100D with the same battery as the P100D, but lacking the performance twea…
The Verge – All Posts
Obama’s first act as a citizen: launching a new website
Barack Obama has stepped down as president and is heading off for a brief vacation as a private citizen. But that doesn’t mean he’s done working. In the hours before today’s inauguration, Obama and his team launched a new website, Obama.org. The site was created by the Obama Foundation, which is overseeing…
Slashdot
Elite Scientists Have Told the Pentagon That AI Won’t Threaten Humanity
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: A new report authored by a group of independent U.S. scientists advising the U.S. Dept. of Defense (DoD) on artificial intelligence (AI) claims that perceived existential threats to humanity posed by the technology, such as drones seen by the public…
Zero Hedge
Summing Up 8 Years Of Barack Obama
Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, It’s hard to argue with Barack Obama’s jump shot. I can’t imagine Rutherford B. Hayes having that kind of game. Or his swagger. Comedic timing. Even charisma. And there have been plenty of times over the last eight years when, in all seriousness, those…
Zero Hedge
The Following Words Had Never Appeared In An Inaugural Address, Until Today
That Trump’s inaugural address was provocative is putting it mildly. Nowhere was this more obvious than in the initial reaction of the Financial Times. Consider the following excerpt: For most presidents, a first inaugural address has been the occasion to set out a personal vision of the…
Physics News
Superfast Camera Sees Shockwave From Light
System captures Mach cone from laser pulse
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Key Words: ‘Citizen’ Obama on what his Chicago center is all about
The newly former president of the United States explaining in a video posted Friday that his presidential library is not really intended to be a library, or even a museum, but “a living, working center for citizenship.”
TMZ.com
Jackie Evancho Just Getting Started Singing for Presidents (VIDEO)
Jackie Evancho had plenty of butterflies right before she sang the national anthem at Donald Trump’s inauguration, but walked away so pumped … she’s ready for several encores. We talked to Jackie moments after she NAILED “The Star…
Discover Magazine
Researchers Uncover Twitter Bot Army That’s 350,000 Strong
There’s an army lurking in the underbelly of Twitter. Legions of fake Twitter accounts, called bots, roam the virtual social media landscape, often wreaking havoc wherever they go. You’ve probably encountered these accounts, those so-called eggheads, in Twitter’s untamed wilderness. They seem drawn to…
Uncrate
I Don’t Feel at Home in this World Anymore
For that happened before, it was the spoon that sent Ruth over the edge. A nurse with an existential crisis comes home to burglarized house, and her grandmother’s silverware is…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
Mashable
Amazon plans to train thousands of veterans for work in the tech industry
Amazon is teaming with the Labor Department to launch an apprenticeship program for veterans looking to break into tech fields. The partnership will offer former military members year-long paid internships at the e-commerce giant with the possibility of a full-time job afterwards. SEE ALSO: Why Veterans…
Gizmodo
Scientists Are Searching For Life On This Nearby Exoplanet
With all this talk about human colonies on Mars, why not dream a little bigger? Dr. Stephen Kane and his team of researchers at San Francisco State University are looking about 14 lightyears away from our solar system for some potentially inhabitable real estate.Read more…
Computerworld
Microsoft will soon end Office 2013 distribution through Office 365
Get ready, Office 365 administrators: Microsoft is ending support for the Office 2013 client apps that it previously distributed through its cloud-based productivity service. Instead, administrators and users will be pushed to use Office 2016, the latest version of the productivity suite that includes…
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page
Questionable Rumor Suggests Group FaceTime is Coming in iOS 11
Group FaceTime calls will be a new feature introduced in iOS 11, according to an unverified rumor shared by Israeli site The Verifier. Citing “several people familiar with iOS development,” the site says group FaceTime calls are being worked on by Apple’s iOS 11 team, with some of the work taking place…
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Kickstarter shuts down sketchy Adoptly campaign
About a week ago, a brain-dead campaign hit Kickstarter. Adoptly promised that adoption was “just a swipe away” through its Tinder-style app that let you find adoptable children. It was a terrible way to frame such a service, and something about the…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
waterfront tower in jersey city to host urby’s second residential development
appearing as a series of cantilevering blocks, the structure climbs to a height of 69 storeys and will contain a total of 762 rental apartments. The post waterfront tower in jersey city to host urby’s second residential development appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Big Think
Icelandic Study Suggests That Maybe We Are Getting Dumber
A new genetic study sees us getting gently stupider over time.Read More
TechCrunch
Look, a nice round candy-colored mechanical keyboard
 Who likes gadgets? You do! Here’s a nice one. It’s a cute wireless keyboard with round, friendly buttons and a shiny, happy look to it. It has no agenda but to be pretty and useful. Everything is fine. Read More
NatureNews – Most recent articles – nature.com science feeds
Trump embraces fossil fuels and ‘the mysteries of space’ as he takes over White House
The US president reiterated his promise to roll back climate regulations on his first day in office.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21339
TMZ.com
All Aboard for Obamas’ Last Presidential-ish Flight (PHOTO)
Barack and Michelle Obama had good friends waiting to join them for their last ride in the lap of Air Force One-ish luxury. Obama’s ambassador to Spain, James Costos, posted a pic from inside the jet, watching the now former prez and First Lady…
TMZ.com
Donald Trump, Mysterious Inauguration Misstep By Soldiers (VIDEO)
Donald Trump’s inaugural speech did not go off without a hitch — there was a clear fumble by the military — but everyone’s clammed up. Trump began speaking and a minute and a half later, 8 men in uniform walk the steps and flank the prez from…
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The Trump Foreign Policy Doctrine — In 3 Points
When the clock struck noon, the White House website switched over to signify Donald Trump becoming the new president. And on that site, Trump laid out how he would approach the world.(Image credit: Patrick Semansky/AP)
The New Yorker
Listening Booth: “Bugs,” by the Eclipse 
In 1990, when the architecture professor Ocean Howell was a teen-ager in Carlsbad, California, he spent two days being filmed riding a skateboard with an injured ankle. The footage appeared in “Risk It,” a video produced by Santa Cruz Skateboards; because he was skating on a sprain, Howell’s restrained…
Bloomberg
U.S. Stocks Gain After Inauguration; Consumer Shares Increase
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
How to switch from Android to iPhone
Have you decided to drop your Android in favor of an iPhone? Here’s how to switch phones and operating systems without losing your data (or mind) in the process… Continue Reading How to switch from Android to iPhone Category: Mobile Technology Tags: Android …
WSJ.com: WSJD
Big Ten Conference Will Hold a ‘League of Legends’ Tournament
The Big Ten Network later this month will begin televising an e-sports tournament comprising teams from 12 of its 14 member schools, which will compete in the popular multiplayer online battle game.
WSJ.com: WSJD
Trump Expected to Name FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai as Chairman
President Donald Trump is set to appoint Ajit Pai, a GOP member of the Federal Communications Commission, to be the agency’s chairman, according to several people familiar with the matter.
Metal Underground.com
Nidingr Posts New Song “On Dead Body Shore”
Norwegian metal band Nidingr just premiered another crushing new track off forthcoming album “The High Heat Licks Against Heaven.” The track, titled “On Dead Body Shore,” is a pulverizing dose of eviscerating metal and is streaming below. “The High Heat Licks Against Heaven” will be released by Season…
Metal Underground.com
Infestus Re-Issuing Demo Material Together On CD
This coming February 10th, Xtreem Music will re-issue ’93 demo “Unnatural Legacy” from Infestus, along with the group’s other two unreleased demos from 1994 and 2015. The three recordings will come released in one CD under the title of “Origen” with covers, photos and lyrics to commemorate the legacy…
Metal Underground.com
Gorephilia Reveals New Album “Severed Monolith”
Finland’s Gorephilia will release second full-length album, “Severed Monolith,” on March 3rd. The album will be on on CD and digital formats via Dark Descent Records, with vinyl treatment through Me Saco Un Ojo. The track listing is as follows: 1. Interplanar 2. Hellfire 3. Harmageddon of Souls…
NYT > Business Day
William A. Hilliard, Pioneering Black Journalist, Dies at 89
Having faced racial discrimination, Mr. Hilliard, who climbed the ranks at The Oregonian to become editor in chief, made it a focus to not perpetuate stereotypes in news writing.
Techbargains.com
Monster Cable Pro 200 PowerCenter Surge Protector (REFURB) $3.99
Monster Cable Pro 200 PowerCenter Surge Protector (REFURB) $3.99
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Outside the Box: Trump won’t delete his Twitter account — but you should unfollow him now
Watch what President Trump does, not what he tweets, writes Chris Edelson.
Popular Science
Report: Tesla’s fatal crash can’t be blamed on software errors
Cars Humans shouldn’t treat autopilot like a self-driving car A review of a fatal Tesla crash found it was human error, and not vehicle failure, that caused the crash.
Mashable
Newborn baby becomes ideal wingman in father’s surprise proposal
If rom-coms have taught us one thing, it’s that babies are the best wingmen. Susan Medina and Darick Mead, a couple from Nebraska, welcomed their first child, Ryder, into the world last week. Just hours after his birth, Ryder did his dad the ultimate solid: helping him propose to his mom. SEE ALSO:…
Bloomberg Politics
Inauguration 2017: Sights and Sounds
Bloomberg Politics’ John Heilemann and Mark Halperin look at the pomp and circumstance, and some protests at President Trump’s inauguration day. They speak on “With All Due Respect.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Engadget Full RSS Feed
Trump at 2AM: The new Oval Office in virtual reality
Donald Trump stands before me with a grim look on his face, lightly leaning against the Oval Office’s Resolute desk. Moonlight pours in through the office’s rear windows as a phone quietly rings. It’s 2am, and something has happened — and a new President holds the weight of the world on his shoulders….
Computerworld
Researchers propose a way to use your heartbeat as a password
Researchers at Binghamton State University in New York think your heart could be the key to your personal data. By measuring the electrical activity of the heart, researchers say they can encrypt patients’ health records.   The fundamental idea is this: In the future, all patients will be outfitted…
io9
Travelers Reminds Us to Never Trust Anybody Who Shows Up from the Future
When something gets invented that can make people’s lives better, it will also be used to make people’s lives worse. The road to hell is paved with good intentions and time travel only helps you get there quicker.Read more…
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Key Words: When Rick Perry asked to rephrase his risqué-sounding response to Al Franken, the giggles were bipartisan
President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Energy Department faced some tough questions in his confirmation hearing on Thursday, but the first one from Democrat Al Franken certainly wasn’t one of them.
TechSpot
Weekend Open Forum: How will Trump’s presidency affect the tech world?
Whatever your opinion of the man, and despite the allegations of Russia’s involvement, Donald Trump is the 45th President of the United states. But throughout his campaign, the Republican made a number of statements that have worried tech fans.
Zero Hedge
Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman 2016 Pay: $22,500,000
With all eyes focused on Washington, on a Friday evening, Morgan Stanley just revealed that 58-year-old Morgan Stanley CEO James “don’t call me Jim” Gorman was paid $22.5 million. Despite a notable drop in earnings from expectations and a focus on cost-cutting, Gorman got a 7.1% pay rise (almost double…
Zero Hedge
Apple Sues Qualcomm For $1 Billion
It has gone from bad to worse for mobile chipmaker Qualcom, which just days after getting sued by the US government, which accused the chipmaker of engaging in monopoly tactics over mobile phone components, was also sued this afternoon by the world’s biggest company. Apple filed a $1 billion lawsuit…
Zero Hedge
Trump And A New Gold-Backed Dollar
Submitted by Nick Giambruno via InternationalMan.com, On August 15, 1971, President Nixon killed the last remnants of the gold standard. Since then, the dollar has been a pure fiat currency, allowing the Fed to print as many dollars as it pleases. Removing the US dollar’s last link to gold eliminated…
Gizmodo
Your Guide to Trump’s Very White, Very Rich, Very Frightening Cabinet
WASHINGTON, DC—For the past several weeks, whenever President Donald Trump’s (haha fuck) transition team would announce a new member of his cabinet, the nation would partake in a communal panic—about the nominee’s lack of qualifications, about their past scandals and conflicts of interest, about what…
CNET News.com
‘Land’ on colorful Pluto with this soaring NASA video – CNET
An imagined Pluto landing gets a colorful makeover in a NASA video that makes you feel like an astronaut flying down to a new world.
CNET News.com
‘God Bless America’: A Twitter hashtag for all inauguration emotions – CNET
Commentary: One of the top-trending Twitter hashtags on Friday was a familiar phrase with (at least) two entirely different interpretations.
Mashable
Flight attendant shouts out all the ‘nasty women’ headed to the Women’s March on Washington
As hundreds of thousands of women head to Washington, D.C. ahead of Saturday’s Women’s March, shows of solidarity are making the rounds on the internet. Twitter user @FlorBlake shared a clip from her Spirit Airlines flight to Baltimore, where a flight attendant on board offered a show of solidarity…
RT – Daily news
Le Pen taunts Merkel’s party as German city readies right-wing convention
Europe’s right-wing parties are to due to meet in Germany this weekend with the roundtable being described as an “EU counter-summit”. Read Full Article at RT.com
Reuters: World News
Far-right leaders meet to discuss ‘free Europe’ vision
KOBLENZ, Germany (Reuters) – Far-right populist leaders from Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands meet in the German city of Koblenz on Saturday to present their vision for “a free Europe” that would dismantle the European Union.
Reuters: Top News
Trump is now president, but he still sees himself as leading an insurgency
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump took over as U.S. president on Friday in the same way he conducted his upstart campaign, with a mixture of blustery salesmanship and naked contempt for the established political order.
Christian Science Monitor | All Stories
Trump’s inauguration speech: tough and strikingly different
President Trump used the inclusive ‘we’ to talk about the path ahead for America. But his portrayal of the country’s situation was dark, and critics say he missed an opportunity to reach out to all Americans.
werd.com
Tanner Goods Roughout Collection
With a distinctive style & texture from raw 4-ounce leather construction designed with the rough side of the hide facing out, the Roughout Collection from Portland’s Tanner Goods includes a bi-fold, zip, and card wallet as well as sunglass case with a brass button closure. For purchase information,…
werd.com
Wooden Lighting Inspired by the 1969 Lunar Mission
Inspired by the 1969 Lunar Mission, the sculptural Eagle Collection from Franco-Finnish design house Woodlabo is comprised of 5 distinctive pendant lights with shapes taken from NASA’s Eagle Lander. They feature aluminum and birch plywood construction with LEDs as the light source. For purchase…
Slashdot
New Senate Bill Would Give US Grads Preference In Receiving H-1B Visas
dcblogs quotes a report from Computerworld: A new bill in Congress would give foreign students who graduate from U.S. schools priority in getting an H-1B visa. The legislation also “explicitly prohibits” the replacement of American workers by visa holders. This bill, the H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act,…
Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Thousands of San Franciscans form human chain across Golden Gate Bridge in peaceful demonstration
Donald Trump’s inauguration might be unstoppable, but that doesn’t mean people are about to sit around and normalize hate and bigotry. Across the nation, communities are seizing January 20th as an opportunity to demonstrate the power of unity in overcoming darkness, and from inspiring Post-it-covered…
Digg Top Stories
A Reminder That Orangutans Are Really Smart: Here’s One Finding A Saw And Figuring Out How To Use It
And then having a sawing race against an animatronic orangutan. Amazing.
Digg Top Stories
Solving The Mystery Of Your Slow Wi-Fi Connection
The awful truth about Wi-Fi is that all too often, it simply does not work. But what is it about these state-of-the-art wireless networks and the devices that connect to them that so often fails? A team of Chinese researchers think they’ve figured it out.
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Lobster blood could help treat warts, control shingles outbreaks, summon Cthulhu [Creepy]
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TechCrunch
Wearables have got some work to do this year
 It’s a wait and see moment for wrist-worn devices. After a few years of betting heavily on the space, this most recent CES didn’t offer much; save for two or three smartwatch announcements, some partnerships and a couple of middling bands, the industry seems to have largely shifted its focus toward…
Reason.com Full Feed
President Trump Is No Good Reason to End a Relationship
Many Americans are very, very angry or distressed that Donald Trump became president of the United States today. In looking for someone to blame, I’ve seen many swing at what’s closest: relatives, friends, or business associates who either voted for Trump, or did not contribute to his possible defeat…
Bloomberg Politics
President Trump Inaugurated: What’s Next for Democrats?
Republican strategist Dan Senor, Democratic strategist Lis Smith, and the Washington Post’s Phil Rucker discuss the inauguration of President Donald Trump. They speak on “With All Due Respect.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Master Feed : The Atlantic
The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: The 45th President of the United States
Today in 5 LinesDonald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. During his inaugural address, Trump pledged to put “America first.” After the swearing-in ceremony, the Obamas left for Palm Springs desert where they will vacation, and former Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden…
Archinect – News
Michael Hays to teach free online course through Harvard
The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) has announced that K. Michael Hays will offer a free online course starting on February 28. The course will be part of the Harvard EdX platform, which facilitates MOOC’s, or Massive Open Online Courses.Entitled “The Architectural Imagination”, the course will…
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SoundPEATs Q9A+ Wireless Bluetooth Sweatproof Secure Fit Earbuds $12.23
SoundPEATs Q9A+ Wireless Bluetooth Sweatproof Secure Fit Earbuds $12.23
Reason.com Full Feed
Pot Protesters Welcome President Trump With 4,200 Joints
The only place in town Trump supporters and Trump protesters could be found doing something together on inauguration day is “waiting in line for marijuana,” says Adam Eidinger, co-founder of DCMJ, the pro-cannabis advocacy group that was key in making pot legal in the nation’s capital. Eidinger and…
Zero Hedge
Meanwhile In The Oval Office…
“no more years…”   Source: MichaelPRamirez.com
BBC News – World
Syria conflict: US says Idlib strike kills 100 al-Qaeda fighters
Air strike against al-Qaeda training camp comes in final hours of Barack Obama’s presidency.
Engadget RSS Feed
Track Trump will keep tabs on the President’s first 100 days
President Trump was clear about the goals of his first 100 days in office before the election was even over, eventually laying out those goals in a PDF titled “Donald Trump’s Contract with the American Voter.” While Trump’s policies can often be obsc…
TMZ.com
President Trump Protests In L.A. Dripping With Creativity and Rain (PHOTO GALLERY)
Donald Trump protesters in Los Angeles brought their creative A-game — not settling for simple signs, they went on the attack with several blow-up versions of the new prez … ALL unflattering. A rare L.A. downpour didn’t stop the wave of…
Reason.com Full Feed
The Dystopian Rhetoric of Trump’s Inauguration Speech
For a guy that wants to make America great again, Donald Trump’s first remarks as President were a far cry from America being that shining city on a hill. In fact, it might be a dystopia you wouldn’t recognize. Produced by Alexis Garcia. Music by Kevin MacLeod. Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Like…
Reason.com Full Feed
New at Reason: The Dystopian Rhetoric of Trump’s Inauguration Speech
For a guy that wants to make America great again, Donald Trump’s first remarks as President were a far cry from America being that shining city on a hill. In fact, it might be a dystopia you wouldn’t recognize. Produced by Alexis Garcia. Music by Kevin MacLeod. Subscribe to our YouTube channel….
WIRED
The Future of America According to President Donald J. Trump
A change in atmosphere rolled into Washington, DC the very second Donald J. Trump approached the podium. And it wasn’t just the rain. The post The Future of America According to President Donald J. Trump appeared first on WIRED.
RT – Daily news
Notorious drug lord ‘El Chapo’ extradited from Mexico pleads not guilty in NYC court
The Mexican drug kingpin who was surprisingly and hurriedly extradited from the country to the US has pleaded not guilty to 17 separate charges brought against him by a US federal court. Read Full Article at RT.com
VICE News
All the President’s pens: The strangely beautiful chaos of a signing ceremony
The streets of Washington descended into chaos today with tear gas, vandalism and at least 217 protesters arrested for demonstrating against President Donald Trump. But the tumult was not limited to the streets. President Trump’s signing ceremony quickly spiraled into a brief bit of confusion over…
Lifehacker
Remains of the Day: Amazon Launches Virtual Versions of Real-World Dash Buttons
In a peculiar moment of self-referential skeuomorphism, Amazon has created digital versions of their popular Dash buttons. What a world—a virtual button that you click to buy things. That and more in today’s news.You may soon see a virtual representation of Dash buttons on Amazon.com that behave the…
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This device could make you King of Kindling
Would you rather risk hitting your hand with something sharp or something blunt? If you answered “blunt” – and you have some big pieces of wood to split into kindling – then you might be interested in the Kindling Cracker King… Continue Reading This device could make you King of Kindling …
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Obama at the Inauguration
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LPT: People who struggle with procrastination, use reverse psychology to immediately build your work ethic for the task at hand.
Like for students for example. Instead of plopping on your couch or computer and watching TV or doing something unrelated online, while pushing off your commitments/assignments, try procrastinating on procrastinating. It’s simple, and the only part that could be considered difficult is “starting”. All…
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PsBattle: The Obama’s and Biden’s Walk Away from White House
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Bush battles plastic poncho
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Sign in a taxi cab
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Tesla’s second generation Autopilot could reduce crash rate by 90%, says CEO Elon Musk
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RT – Daily news
200+ arrested, windows shattered, cars burned at inauguration Day protests (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
Protests surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump have reached fever pitch as demonstrators turn violent, smashing windows and throwing objects around DC. More than 200 people were arrested, according to police. Read Full Article at RT.com
Reuters: Top News
Trump backers’ disparate hopes coalesce around promise of change
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The pomp and circumstance were like any big Washington celebration: a regal backdrop, the patriotic music, the military precision of the ceremony.
PCWorld
New details emerge about Intel’s super-small Euclid computer for robots
Intel is getting proficient at developing small computers. First, came its Compute Sticks and then its credit-card-shaped Compute Cards.But nothing’s quite like the mysterious Euclid, which is a self-contained computer the size of a thumb designed to be the brains and eyes of a robot.More details have…
Bloomberg
Goldman Is Spared Legal Fees in Ex-Programmers Theft Case
BBC News – World
Austria arrest ‘foils terror attack’ in Vienna
The public are told be alert and report any suspicious objects as police quiz an 18-year-old suspect.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Mutual Funds Weekly: 7 predictions that will rattle fund investors in 2017
Predictions for the fund industry in 2017, plus other news relating to your investment portfolio.
Slashdot
Uber Hires Former Google Search Chief Amit Singhal As SVP of Engineering
The former Senior Vice President of Search and employee number 176 at Google has joined the ride-hailing company Uber as SVP of Engineering. TechCrunch is reporting that “Singhal will be heading up the Maps and Marketplace departments at Uber, while also advising CEO Travis Kalanick and Uber VP of Engineering…
News
Digital Transition Of Power Is Not So Peaceful
As with every new administration, Donald Trump and his team took over the White House website Friday.(Image credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)
Mashable
Kid casually drains 3 half-court shots in a row
North Carolina recruiters, take note. At halftime during the Tar Heels’ matchup with NC State earlier this month, ball kid Asher Lucas sank three straight half-court shots, much to the delight of fans watching. What looks like a regular shoot-around with all of the ball kids turns into a spectacle…
Zero Hedge
25 Years Of Neocon-Neoliberalism: Great For The Top 5%, A Disaster For Everyone Else
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, It cannot be merely coincidental that the incomes and wealth of the top 5% have pulled away from the stagnating 95% in the 25 years dominated by neocon-neoliberalism. One unexamined narrative I keep hearing is: “OK, so neocon-neoliberalism was less…
Digital Trends
Ads for Google products lord over most of its search results, study finds
Ads for Google’s own products appear higher than ads for third-party products on the search giant’s own websites. That’s the result of an analysis conducted by market research firm SEMrush in conjunction with The Wall Street Journal, which revealed that Google’s ads appeared prominently on its webpages…
Digital Trends
Signs suggest that 101Hero, the $49 3D printer, was too good to be true
When 101Hero debuted its namesake 3D printer on Kickstarter last May, the thought of a functional printer for as little as $49 seemed like a great deal. But we questioned if it was just too good to be true. Those questions now seem prescient. Multiple reports — both to Digital Trends directly and the…
Digital Trends
Kristen Stewart (yes, that Kristen Stewart) has co-authored a paper on AI
Actress Kristen Stewart may be richer than us, better looking than us, and far, far more famous than us, but you know what she doesn’t have to her name? An article on cutting-edge neural networks. Sadly that’s no longer true. No, we haven’t gotten any wealthier, more handsome, or well-known, but Twilight…
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Anal Trump joins in on inauguration protest
Remember the grindcore act AxCx aka Anal Cunt? I don’t think we can forget, especially since it inspired Anal Trump aka AxTx, who hoped to make America grind again. In conjunction with Trump’s inauguration, the grindcore group formed by Cattle Decapitation’s Travis Ryan and Pinback’s Rob Crow, released To…
TMZ.com
NFL’s Tony Jefferson Using Madden NFL 17 as Free Agency Test (VIDEO)
How does a top NFL free agent safety like Tony Jefferson decide where to sign next season?  Easy … he edits himself in the Madden NFL 17 video game and sees how he looks with different teams!  Seriously!!  The Arizona Cardinals…
TMZ.com
Shia LaBeouf’s Message for President Trump, Repeat Ad Infinitum (VIDEO)
5:30 PM PST — Shia called it a night … but the stream’s still going strong. Move over, President Trump … Shia LaBeouf has his own 4 year plan, and we’re pretty sure his point is — you will not divide us. On the day Trump…
The Awesomer
Laser Cutting the Eiffel Tower
LinkTime-lapse footage of one of Thunder Laser’s cutting machines as it precisely slices through a sheet of MDF plywood, gradually revealing the intricate latticework of a flat-pack model of the Eiffel Tower. We don’t really need one, but we want one of these machines in our office now. The post Laser…
Shut Up And Take My Money
Shawty U Fine As Shit Tho Bear
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Shut Up And Take My Money
Tater Gator: Potato and Vegetable Gripper for Peeling
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Bloomberg
Kate Spade Said to Attract Interest From Coach, Michael Kors
TechCrunch
Sundance merges VR with real life through props, AR, and vibrating suits
 You can’t try this at home, even if you wanted to. Today’s premiere of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier exhibit proved there are vivid opportunities for a third kind of virtual reality beyond tethered and mobile: VR installations. Outside the headset, custom art and physical effects set…
Christian Science Monitor | All Stories
Gore’s new movie highlights alternative energy in deep-red Texas. Will it win over skeptics?
‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ takes viewers to Georgetown, Texas, which will soon draw all of its electricity from wind and solar. Could stories like this one point toward a possible shift in conservatives’ energy policy?
DiscoveryNews
This Is How YOU Can Do Science During the Great American Eclipse
This Is How YOU Can Do Science During the Great American Eclipse
DiscoveryNews
These Are President Trump’s Most Likely Plans for NASA
These Are President Trump’s Most Likely Plans for NASA
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[Homemade] Beef Wellington
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Meanwhile on Serbian news
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Master Feed : The Atlantic
America’s New President: Borders Are Back
Donald Trump ended his journey to the American presidency the way he began it: by vowing to restore the borders of the United States. In launching his campaign a year and a half ago, Trump promised a wall to keep out Mexican immigrants and tariffs to keep out foreign-made cars. After taking his oath…
Master Feed : The Atlantic
The Atlantic Daily: Power and the People
What We’re FollowingThe President: That title now officially refers to Donald J. Trump, who took the oath of office at noon today on the National Mall. (Here’s all our coverage from the ceremony and its aftermath.) In his inaugural address, Trump cast his presidency as a transfer of power from politicians’…
News
#Meme Of The Week: George W. Bush Battles Poncho At Inauguration And Loses
Former President George W. Bush had a really hard time figuring out his poncho at the inaugural parade.(Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
Next Big Future
Advanced MP-MRI can detect 93% of aggressive prostrate cancers compared to 48% with older methods,
The biggest leap “in decades” in diagnosing prostate cancer has been made using new scanning equipment, say doctors and campaigners. Using advanced MRI nearly doubles the number of aggressive tumors that are caught. And the trial on 576 men, published in the Lancet, showed more than a quarter could be…
9to5Mac
How-to: Share photos, videos & songs with Apple Music Connect & manage your artist profile
Apple Music Connect, which allows artists to share photos, videos and songs with their fans on Apple Music, has changed a bit since the introduction of iOS 10 back in September. The content artists upload now appears in different locations within the newly updated Apple Music app on iOS 10 for listeners….
Archinect – News
Trump begins presidency by increasing taxes for (middle-class) homebuyers
IN ONE OF the first official acts of his presidency, Donald Trump has increased taxes on a million middle-class homebuyers. The Department of Housing and Urban Development on Friday reversed a scheduled 0.25 percent cut in mortgage insurance premiums issued by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)….
The Next Web
Report: Google’s ‘exclusive’ Assistant could be coming to LG phones
Currently, the only way to get Google’s smart Assistant is by owning a Google Pixel or Pixel XL. But that might not be the case for long. According to a report in BusinessKorea, LG is said to be in talks with both Amazon and Google with hopes to include either Alexa or Assistant in future phones. The…
designboom | architecture & design magazine
roadsworth adds to asphalt with surreal street art scenes
visual manipulations, made to otherwise everyday street symbols, turn the asphalt markings into underwater creatures and larger-than-life landscapes. The post roadsworth adds to asphalt with surreal street art scenes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Zero Hedge
Indiana YMCA Bans CNN Over Complaints About Constant Barrage of “Fake News”
Last Friday night, the Valparaiso Family YMCA in Indiana abruptly stopped airing CNN on its televisions in the facility’s wellness and exercise area.  According the the Chicago Tribune, the decision was made by the Y’s CEO, Robert Wanek, after dozens of complaints were lodged from guests regarding CNN’s…
Zero Hedge
CNN Caught Lying Twice In One Day! Nancy Sinatra and Reddit Put The Brakes On #FakeNews
  CNN just can’t stop lying! The purveyors of #FakeNews have once again been caught, twice, peddling propaganda on Inauguration day. First, Nancy Sinatra called them out for a bullshit tweet suggesting she wasn’t happy with Trump’s use of a Frank Sinatra song during the Inauguration:   Second, CNN…
CNET News.com
Scientists are checking a nearby exoplanet for alien transmissions – CNET
Wolf 1061c is just a few blocks away, cosmically speaking, and alien seekers have begun a long-term campaign to look for signs of life there.
Reuters: Top News
Senate confirms retired generals as first two Trump cabinet members
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate confirmed the first two members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet on Friday, voting overwhelmingly to approve two retired four-star Marine generals as his secretaries of defense and homeland security hours after Trump was sworn in as commander-in-chief.
Quartz
Angela Merkel took refuge in an art museum during Donald Trump’s inauguration
People found creative ways to soothe themselves during President Donald J. Trump’s official swearing in. How I’m getting through today. Not much of a protest, I know, but I’m with you in spirit. ✊pic.twitter.com/XHurbW1Zwq — The Worst Millennial (@compybara) January 20, 2017 My cheese enchiladas…
Quartz
Shocker: Brexit leader and Trump cheerleader Nigel Farage is joining Fox News
Nigel Farage, the former leader of the UK’s Independence Party who led the charge for Britain to leave the European Union and became a vocal supporter of Donald Trump’s US presidential bid, will join Fox News as a paid contributor. Farage will “offer political analysis” on both Fox News and Fox Business…
Quartz
The president of Silicon Valley’s Y Combinator is funding a Trump promise-tracker
It’s no secret that there is no love lost between Silicon Valley and Donald Trump. Of every dollar given by the Valley’s technology workers to presidential candidates after the primaries last year, only one penny went to Trump. On issue after issue (except perhaps tax reform), the GOP and the technorati…
Reuters: World News
Dead miner pulled from under landslide in Peru, six others missing
LIMA (Reuters) – The body of one of seven miners trapped under a landslide for four days in southern Peru was pulled from a 200-meter (660 feet) deep tunnel on Friday, but hopes of finding the others alive dimmed, authorities said.
MarketWatch.com – Top Stories
Key Words: The four things that would pull Obama back into the political fray
There are ‘certain issues or certain moments where I think our core values may be at stake,’ Barack Obama averred during his final press conference as president.
The Green Head – Finds Cool New Stuff!
Tipron – Robot Projectionist
The next time you want to watch content from your mobile devices, forget huddling around a phone or tablet, just summon this little wireless robot to come to you, rise up, and wirelessly project that video onto a wall or ceiling up to 80 inches in size.Click Here For Complete Details
Slashdot
Jay Z’s Tidal Music Streaming Service Is Fraudulently Inflating Subscriber Numbers, Report Says
A new report published by Markus Tobiassen and Kjetil Saeter of Norwegian publication Dagens Naeringsliv is accusing Jay Z’s Tidal music streaming service of fabricating their subscriber numbers by creating fake accounts and lying to the media and partners. The company claims to have more than 3 million…
Next Big Future
US Military already has smart bombs, smart bullets and now DARPA making guided artillery shells
DARPA has created the Multi-Azimuth Defense—Fast Intercept Round Engagement System (MAD-FIRES) program to design and develop technologies associated with a medium-caliber guided projectile It will combine the guidance, precision and accuracy generally afforded by missiles with the speed, rapid-fire capability…
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4,200 Free Joints Unite Trump Supporters and Critics Alike (new @ Reason)
The only place in town Trump supporters and Trump protesters could be found doing something together on inauguration day is “waiting in line for marijuana,” says Adam Eidinger, co-founder of DCMJ, the pro-cannabis advocacy group that was key in making pot legal in the nation’s capital. View this…
Latest Items from TreeHugger
Use a tiger to guard your bike. A lightweight titanium TiGr lock, that is.
Quite possibly the most important bike accessory you can own is a lock, and the TiGr models are unique and lightweight alternatives to U-locks.
VentureBeat
How to build a better chatbot
GUEST: The rise of chatbot technologies has not been the stunning success many people anticipated. The technology is now ubiquitous, but chatbots are more famous for their failures than successes. For instance, Microsoft’s Tay faced a wave of media scorn after the internet trained it to become a misogynistic…
VentureBeat
First WhiteHouse.gov petition calls on Trump to release tax returns
With the United States transitioning from one president to another, a lot of changes happened today immediately after Donald Trump was sworn into office. Whitehouse.gov completely changed and now features some of the new president’s plans for energy and jobs. The White House Facebook page is eerily empty,…
VentureBeat
Game developer Brianna Wu is officially running for Congress
Brianna Wu, a game developer who stood up for women facing harassment in the game industry, has official declared that she will run for the U.S. House of Representatives. In a blog post, Wu said she would run for the House of Representatives seat in Massachusetts’ District 8 to help create a “bolder…
VentureBeat
Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against Qualcomm alleging mobile phone chip monopoly
Apple filed a $1 billion lawsuit against supplier Qualcomm Inc on Friday, days after the U.S. government filed a lawsuit that accused the chip maker of resorting to anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over key semiconductors in mobile phones. Qualcomm is a major supplier to both Apple and…
WIRED
Trump Names Former Climate Scientist Erik Noble to NASA Advisory Role
Is this good news or bad? Unclear. The post Trump Names Former Climate Scientist Erik Noble to NASA Advisory Role appeared first on WIRED.
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Take a break from watching the… festivities, go wash your hands and grab an adult beverage of your choice (so long as it’s not a mango daquiri, because COME ON). It’s the Fark Weekly Weird News Quiz [Amusing]
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Macworld
The Week in iOS Apps: Never-ending notebooks
New iOS apps of the weekThis week’s roundup features updates to three big note-taking apps. Read on!EvernoteImage by EvernoteTo read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
ArchDaily
Uber Hong Kong / Bean Buro
© Bean Buro Architects: Bean Buro Location: Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Architect In Charge: Bean Buro Design Directors: Kenny Kinugasa-Tsui, Lorène Faure Area: 9000.0 ft2 Project Year: 2016 …
Man of Many
The ‘Freedrum’ to Make Your Own Beats
This a self-explanatory gadget, but it is our job at Man of Many to ensure you guys get all the necessary information. Remember those times, where you are listening to some songs and you’re just air-drumming in your room? I do. Freedrum is a pair of motion-sensitive sensors that can be slipped onto some…
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Lots of corpse flowers bloomed in 2016 and nobody knows why: The corpse flower takes ten years to build up enough energy to bloom, but mysteriously, dozens of them bloomed within weeks of each other in 2016
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Gizmodo
National Park Service Banned From Tweeting After Anti-Trump Retweets
The National Park service retweeted some sick Donald Trump burns, noting how, uh, lightly attended his inauguration was compared to Barack Obama’s in 2009. But now, the NPS has been ordered by its Washington support office to “immediately cease use of government Twitter accounts until further notice,”…
Bloomberg Politics
Trump by the Numbers: Inaugural Speech Takes Campaign to Capitol
Trump adjusted his tone, but not his message of a country in dire need of fixing
Zero Hedge
Trump Signs First Executive Order To “Ease The Burden Of Obamacare”
Wasting precious little time, Trump returned from the evening’s inaugural ceremonies and got straight to work in the Oval Office signing his first executive order to roll back portions of Obamacare.  While details are scarce, per CNN, press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters the action was meant “to…
Zero Hedge
These Are The 3 Main Issues For Europe In 2017
Submitted by George Shapiro and Jacob Shapiro via MauldinEconomics.com, What will the year ahead look like for Europe? 2017 will be another chapter in the European Union’s slow unraveling… a process that has been underway for over a decade. The EU is a union in name only. The transfer of sovereignty…
Christian Science Monitor | All Stories
Recaptured by ISIS, ancient Palmyra loses two more monuments to antiquities destruction
After re-capturing the Syrian city in December, Islamic State militants have destroyed the Tetrapylon and part of the Roman theater, local authorities confirmed Friday, what archaeologists say is a priceless loss for history.
Digital Trends
President Trump shares first tweet from the official @POTUS Twitter account
Donald J. Trump was sworn into office on Friday as the 45th President of the United States. Seeing as Barack Obama, the now-former commander-in-chief, was known as the first social media president, Trump has some pretty big shoes to fill when it comes to his online interactions with the public. One thing’s…
Digital Trends
Google is rolling out “Instant Tethering” to make it easier to tether from an Android device
Mobile hot spots are a great feature, but they can unfortunately be somewhat cumbersome to set up. Google is hoping to fix that, however, and will roll out a new feature in Google Play Services 10.2 that’s designed to make tethering much easier. The feature itself is called “Instant Tethering,” and…
Top stories – France 24 – International News 24/7
‘American carnage’: Donald Trump takes the reins of a divided nation
Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States in Washington DC on Friday, pledging to lead a “united America” to renewed prosperity. But widespread protests suggested the country may be more divided than ever.
Slashdot
Second Time In 9 Months: AT&T Raises Phone Activation Fee $5, Now Charges $25
For the second time in 9 months, ATT is raising its activation and upgrade fee. In April 2016, the fee for non-contract customers was raised from $15 to $20. Today, it has been raised another $5, from $20 to $25, according to PhoneScoop. Ars Technica reports: As the mobile carrier switched from contracts…
Bloomberg Politics
President Trump Signs Obamacare Executive Order
In the Oval Office on Friday, President Trump signed an executive order directing all agencies and departments to “minimize the burden” of Obamacare as the administration pursues efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (Source: Bloomberg)
Vat19
This Spinning Top Goes For Forever and Ever
There’s nothing more satisfying than a beautiful spinning top and with the ForeverSpin Tops, the spinning doesn’t have to stop. See how long these beautiful metal tops can go for. Buy here: https://www.vat19.com/item/foreverspin-world-famous-tops?adid=youtube ******************* Please subscribe:…
Reason.com Full Feed
Alt-Right Leader Richard Spencer Got Punched in the Face, and That’s Wrong
There were isolated examples of violence and property destruction at the Trump inauguration protests in Washington, D.C. on Friday—and one of the victims was alt-right leader Richard Spencer. Spencer, who can accurately be described as a white nationalist, was being interviewed on camera when a protester…
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Researchers use ultrasound to push helpful RNA inside cells
Scientists at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have been able to push strands of RNA (ribonucleic acid) into colon cells using bursts of ultrasound waves. The treatment, thanks to how RNA can reprogram the production of proteins, dramatically red…
TMZ.com
D.C. Clubs Host Pro, Anti-Trump Bashes
Some D.C. clubs are hosting parties for their peeps tonight … and whether you love or hate Donald Trump you can
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