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Inmate posts Facebook selfies from prison van - CNETTechnically Incorrect: A West Virginia inmate somehow gets hold of a cell phone and merrily posts away, while in handcuffs. But where did he get the phone?At last! A cat collar that translates meows into human speech - CNETTechnically Incorrect: The Catterbox sounds wonderful. You might ask, however, how the collar knows what the cat is saying.Apple insists you're saying its product names all wrong - CNETTechnically Incorrect: In an illuminating Twitter conversation, Apple's Phil Schiller says you should never pluralize Apple product names.Apple to examine iPhone of Florida teens lost at sea - CNETThe water-damaged phone could hold clues to the fate of the boys, whose families had initially disagreed as to how the device should be dealt with.Welcome to Tokyo's Akihabara Electric Town, with the craziest gadget stores you'll ever see - CNETOnce a Mecca of cheap electronics and gadget goodness, Akihabara has become something different, but no less incredible, and is still home to perhaps the largest electronics store in the world.Take a tour of Tokyo's crazy Akihabara Electric Town and massive Yodobashi Camera (pictures) - CNETTokyo's Akihabara Electric Town was once a legendary haven for cheap electronics. Now it's something a bit different. A bit more. Here's a tour.What Apple Music can learn from Tidal - CNETCommentary: The streaming music service co-owned by Jay Z, Beyonce and Kanye West can teach Apple a thing or two about thinking outside of the box.Go, speed gamer, go! - CNETFrom CNET Magazine: Twitch fans love watching speedrunners blast through their favorite video games in record time.
Our 8 Favorite VR Experiences From the Tribeca Film FestivalVR is really finding its legs as a creative artform. Here are eight innovative virtual-reality experiences from this year's Tribeca Film Festival. The post Our 8 Favorite VR Experiences From the Tribeca Film Festival appeared first on WIRED.Sigh: We May Have Already Reached Peak GeekIn the new 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast, author Rob Salkowitz discusses the possibility that even hardcore fans are tired of comics in pop culture. The post Sigh: We May Have Already Reached Peak Geek appeared first on WIRED.Space Photos of the Week: These Galaxy Clusters Are, Like, Crazy MysteriousSpace photos of the week, April 24–30, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: These Galaxy Clusters Are, Like, Crazy Mysterious appeared first on WIRED.Security News This Week: The FBI Gets Creative to Avoid Disclosing Its $1M iPhone HackEach Saturday we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth at WIRED, but which deserve your attention nonetheless. The post Security News This Week: The FBI Gets Creative to Avoid Disclosing Its $1M iPhone Hack appeared first on WIRED.Gunning for Google, Comcast Preps Gigabit Internet That Works With Regular CableThe Internet provider everyone loves to hate is gearing up to offer one gigabit per second Internet service in five U.S. cities. The post Gunning for Google, Comcast Preps Gigabit Internet That Works With Regular Cable appeared first on WIRED.San Francisco’s Trump Protest Sums Up Election 2016 in One Flaming PiñataDonald Trump's latest visit to California was met with an hours-long protest in front of the Hyatt Regency hotel in Burlingame---and much of it was covered live by old and new media outlets. The post San Francisco's Trump Protest Sums Up Election 2016 in One Flaming Piñata appeared first on WIRED.Gadget Lab Podcast: The Pink MacBook Waltzes Into Our HeartsThis is a laptop designed for today, so we'd better get used to more just like it. Also, it's rose gold, a trend that's eating the gadget industry. The post Gadget Lab Podcast: The Pink MacBook Waltzes Into Our Hearts appeared first on WIRED.Take a Digital Magnifying Glass to an Epic New Map of PlutoThis new global map is blurry in spots, but that's because it includes every single image that New Horizons took between July 7 and 14. The post Take a Digital Magnifying Glass to an Epic New Map of Pluto appeared first on WIRED.
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Why image recognition is about to transform businessFrom programs that help the visually impaired and safety features in cars that detect large animals to auto-organizing untagged photo collections and extracting business insights from socially shared pictures, the benefits of image recognition, or computer vision, are only just beginning to make their way into the world — but they’re doing so with increasing frequency and depth. Read MoreReview: Grenco Science’s G-Pen Elite is the best vape of its kindThe fascination and rapid development of portable vaporizers for ground, plant-based material is hard to ignore, if you’re not living under a rock. Read MoreNew initiatives emerge to help refugeesPrompted by the ongoing refugee crisis affecting much of the western world, new initiatives have emerged to provide solutions to the many challenges facing the beleaguered masses. In a sea of clueless government bureaucrats and fearful citizens, these new startups want to tap into the potential of the newcomers. Privately funded initiatives may one day become the norm in helping tackle… Read MoreAccording to its cofounder and CEO Snapchat is mainly “a camera company”While Snapchat Stories may be the feature that brings the company the revenue model it needs to validate its $16 billion valuation, and while the ephemeral messaging feature may be what initially attracted the hordes of millennials sending digital ephemera to each other billions of times a day, Spiegel says that the camera itself remains Snapchat’s unifying feature. Read MoreKindle Oasis is beautiful, pricey and still not like reading a bookI’ve spent the last week trying to pretend the new Kindle Oasis is the same as reading a real book. It’s not. I love books. I love Kindle’s e-readers and was hoping this was the melding of the two. That real book feel was part of the inspiration for the latest Kindle in the family and why it comes with a protruding one-sided grip handle able to flip from left to right to give… Read MoreGillmor Gang: iPad ProseThe Gillmor Gang — John Taschek, Frank Radice, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, April 29, 2016. Apple dips and Twitter flutters, but the Gang won’t bet against them as new media picks new winners. Plus, the latest G3 with Halley Suitt Tucker, Elisa Camahort Page, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @kevinmarks, @jtaschek… Read MorePushing back against sexism, this is a new era for women onlineTake Back the Tech! (TBTT) is an expanding group of women active in 16 countries. They are set on reclaiming online space, making the net safer and more representative, as well as a place for women to thrive and change the world. Read MoreStartups need to do due diligence, tooI hear a lot of horror stories about investors. Many are misunderstandings. Some are just outright false. Then there are those that are true. Sadly, there are a lot of those. This kills companies. I’ve watched great entrepreneurs with brilliant ideas sink because they’ve been fucked around and because they made poor choices. I wanted to write something that will help people. Here… Read More
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Kid shows hungry pug a beautiful butterfly, disaster ensues
Sometimes, the pug you trust most is the very pug that betrays you.
Such was the case for this poor child, who only wanted to show Bentley the pug a lovely butterfly in the yard. Nature is beautiful, right?
But Bentley the pug had other plans. Bentley was hungry. Bentley wanted a snack.
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RIP, sweet butterfly. May this poor kid's bloodcurdling screams sing thee to thy rest.BONUS: Dogs eating with their humans is pretty damn cute
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Cannabis has yet to be approved by the FDA as medicinal treatment, but within the pro-legalization movement the drug has a reputation for being a successful muscle relaxer and pain manager, amongst other numerous benefits. It's also believed to relieve one of the most common pains women experience: menstrual pain. Queen Victoria allegedly used it during her period to get rid of monthly aches.
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While in most of the U.S., medical marijuana use is still illegal, there are many states that have legalized the ingestion of cannabis for pain relief from serious ailments, and the FDA has approved the use of some cannabis product in very specific, severe cases. Read more...More about ...Missing dog reunites with family 10 years after disappearing
A 12-year-old dog, Charlie, was reunited with his family after being missing for 10 years. After being rescued and examined for a microchip, he was taken to a veterinary clinic, where he is undergoing tests for a cancerous tumor. [Additional reporting by the Associated Press.] Read more...More about Dog, Us World, Us, Videos, and ReunionSamsung 'Bedtime VR Stories' might be the perfect remote parenting app
One of the most overlooked aspects of the emerging virtual reality space is its ability to bring people who are located many miles apart together in one virtual space
Part of the problem is that most of the VR out there is focused on passive viewing experiences or gaming. But a new app from Samsung called Bedtime VR Stories offers ta prime example of how VR can be a tool to connect with someone across long distances
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The app allows a parent to meet their child in VR to tell them a bedtime story using a combination of VR and VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol). Each story takes about six to seven minutes, and only requires a Samsung Gear VR and smartphone for the parent and a special cardb...How to talk with your hands like a real Italian
An important part of learning a foreign language is also mastering body language.
Sergio, an Italian tour guide, explains to some American tourists all the different hand gestures Italians use in every day conversation.
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This smart collar delivers the dumb idea of giving your cat a human voice Read more...More about Watercooler, Viral Videos, Videos, Funny, and LanguageUp in flames: Kenya burns 105 tons of ivory tusks to protest poaching
This wasn't the first time Kenya set fire to a stockpile of ivory tusks, but it was certainly the largest.
On Saturday, Kenya's president lit the blaze that consumed 105 tons of elephant ivory and 1 ton of rhino horns, spitting out huge clouds of white smoke as the fire crackled into the night.
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The animal parts came from more than 8,000 elephants and 343 rhinos, according to Kenya Wildlife Services. The tusks and horns are worth $150 million, but rather than selling them for public improvements as some had suggested, authorities decided to burn the poached tusks to make a point. The animal parts should not have commercial value, Kenya's President Uhuru Ken...Puma training robot lets you compete against Usain Bolt's championship records
Sports apparel brands are increasingly finding ways to create wearable tech that enhances the training experience, but one new piece of technology takes that dynamic to a new level by adding robots
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The Puma BeatBot is a small, box-shaped automated device that literally races against humans to help them improve their running times
Equipped with an accelerometer, infrared sensors that help it follow the lines on a track, an Arduino microcontroller and a front facing camera, the BeatBot counts the revolution of its wheels to track its speed and distance. According to Puma, the device uses all that data to make more than 100 adjustments per second while racin...People are throwing random stuff in bathtubs for 'Lush bath bomb' meme
Sit back, relax and enjoy a nice bath inspired by the Internet.
Natural and vegan beauty lovers are probably familiar with the brand Lush, an upscale beauty store that sells all natural and homemade cosmetics that are free of harsh chemicals and animal testing.
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One of the company's most popular items is called the bath bomb: a fizzy bath time alternative to bubble bath.
Actual bath bombs are easy to DIY if you don't want to fork over the $6-$10 for a Lush branded bomb, but some people on Vine are taking it to the next level. Read more...More about Conversations, Pics, Watercooler, Wtf, and Funny
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'Call of Duty' teaser hints at a bleak sci-fi worldThe Call of Duty series has been embracing dark sci-fi settings in recent games, and that trend doesn't seem to be slowing down any time soon. Activision has posted a teaser for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare that gives you a hint as what's coming, a...Uber settlement protects travel with your guide dogUber has made some effort to accommodate passengers with special needs, but it certainly hasn't been perfect: in 2014, the National Federation of the Blind's California branch sued Uber for denying rides to poor-sighted passengers with guide dogs and...Tech doesn't work with children and animalsIt's a tale as old as time: Kids and animals don't mix with tech. Whether it's little Billy turning your new flatscreen on and off until it burns out or Rover chewing through another pair of fancy headphones, you'd think we'd know better by now that...US surveillance court didn't reject a single spy order last yearFor years, critics have claimed that the US' Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court is a pushover: it's allegedly so reluctant to reject spying orders that it's little more than a speed bump for the FBI and NSA. True or not, that reputation isn't a...Valve will ban Steam cheaters via their linked phone numbersValve knows that players cheating on Steam is a serious problem, and it's taking action to address that in a few new ways. One is offering a matchmaking service for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive that's only for folks who've linked their phone numb...Windows 95 on an Apple Watch is wonderfully impracticalThe quest to put Windows 95 on seemingly everything just achieved one of its biggest -- or rather, smallest -- feats to date. Nick Lee managed to get Microsoft's classic operating system running on an Apple Watch by modfiying a WatchKit app to load...Garmin's 'Varia Vision' headset is the Google Glass of cyclingThe thing about cycling is that it's only as complicated a pastime as you make it. An $80 Huffy performs the same basic function as a carbon-fiber street racer costing 100 times more, just with a lesser degree of effectiveness. Similarly, you can go...Six robots inspired by real-life animalsBy Cat DiStasio Many scientific and engineering developments were lifted right out of nature, but none more so than robots built to act like real-life animals. Biomimicry is the term for innovations like these, which draw inspiration from the power...
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Is smart tech “a solution looking for a problem?”
Smart cities are becoming all the more common, but not everyone is impressed. Maarten Hajer, chief curator of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam 2016, said that smart technology is “a solution looking for a problem.” In particular, Hajer refutes the idea that smart technology adoption is inevitable. He also argues that designers and architects aren’t... Read more »
The post Is smart tech “a solution looking for a problem?” appeared first on ReadWrite.Tyfone and MIT partners in IoT security hack ridealong
Digital security solutions firm Tyfone is launching a new challenge at MIT focused on Internet of Things (IoT) security. Participants will be finding new ways to secure a Raspberry Pi-based IoT device or service by using the firm’s Connected Smart Card. This challenge is made in coordination with the MIT Sandbox Innovation Fund Program and is open... Read more »
The post Tyfone and MIT partners in IoT security hack ridealong appeared first on ReadWrite.Are wearables really a health risk?
With the popularity of health wearables on the rise, many consumers have shown concern over their possible negative impacts on health. Like with vaccines or other medical controversies, some have said that these devices cause of a vast array of health problems, including – but not limited to – cancer, high blood pressure, infertility, Alzheimer’s disease,... Read more »
The post Are wearables really a health risk? appeared first on ReadWrite.Cypress to acquire Broadcom’s IoT business for $550 million
Semiconductor firm Cypress has announced a $550 million acquisition of Broadcom’s Internet of Things (IoT) division. It comes on the same day Cypress CEO T.J. Rodgers revealed his intention to step down as leader of the company he founded, after 34 years in charge. The acquisition includes Broadcom’s Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Zigbee IoT products and... Read more »
The post Cypress to acquire Broadcom’s IoT business for $550 million appeared first on ReadWrite.Qualcomm sees IoT and 5G driving European DSM
For Europe to remain a technological leader it needs to ensure the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G systems are allowed to become the foundation that future wireless standards are built on, according to Qualcomm Technologies Inc. In an Euractiv editorial, Qualcomm’s Wassim Chourbaji, writes that Europe’s ambitious Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy aims to... Read more »
The post Qualcomm sees IoT and 5G driving European DSM appeared first on ReadWrite.Tata Group working on industrial – and yoga – wearables
Indian conglomerate Tata Group has announced plans to launch two wearables in the near future – one focused on crane workers in the company’s giant steelworks facilities and the other on…yoga. The factory worker wearable is being tested inside Tata Steel factories by crane workers. A Tata spokesperson said it will save lives by alerting... Read more »
The post Tata Group working on industrial – and yoga – wearables appeared first on ReadWrite.Can the Internet of Things turn back climate change?
The Internet of Things is set to revolutionize most industries, installing sensors to capture and analyze more data, which will hopefully make them more efficient, smarter, and less polluting. In a new post, We Forum suggests that IoT will provide the means to detect illegal logging in areas like the Amazon rainforest, ensuring that deforestation... Read more »
The post Can the Internet of Things turn back climate change? appeared first on ReadWrite.Are wearable cosmetics L’Oréal’s future?
Future L’Oréal products might not be conventional cosmetics, but wearable technology capable of sending information directly to a customer’s smartphone. We’ve already got a glimpse of the new age at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2016, where L’Oréal debuted its first e-skin product, a stretchable UV monitor. Named “My UV Patch,” it sends UV... Read more »
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Inside One Woman's Scary Journey Into Alzheimer'sA withered person with a scrambled mind, memories sealed away: That is the familiar face of Alzheimer’s. But there is also the waiting period, which Geri Taylor has been navigating with prudence, grace and hope.Obama Goes After Trump In His Final White House Correspondents' Dinner SpeechThis year's edition featured some shots at both parties' primary candidates, some love for Joe Biden ("I want to thank him... for not shooting anybody in the face"), and a cameo from wine-drinking John Boehner?Watch Larry Wilmore's Hilarious, No-Nonsense White House Correspondents' Dinner SpeechWe'll have to reassess later, but Larry Wilmore might have just joined the Stephen Colbert club with his excellent speech at Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner.Stop Drinking Shitty WineDear valued Digg user: Because we love you (and we love you even more after a glass of wine) we want to introduce you to your next delivery obsession: Club W. Plus get 50% off your first order. Wine not? (See what we did there?)Obama Literally Drops The Mic To End His Final White House Correspondents DinnerNo surprise here, Barack Obama goes out in style.Rare Photos Of The Ramones By Their ManagerCandid shots of the influential punk group in 1976.Unmasking The Men Behind Zero Hedge, Wall Street's Renegade BlogThe veil is lifted on a secretive website.Watching This Driveway Get Seal Coated Is Oh So SatisfyingThere's something amazing about watching hot wet tar getting smoothed over this white driveway. Just watch and you'll understand.
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Conservative 'Christian' Says Wives Should Submit To Husbands Even If Treated Like Sh*tIf you’re a woman you’re going to want to deck this asshole for what he just said. During an interview with the Christian Post this week, evangelist nut job Kirk Cameron said that no matter how wives are treated by their husbands they should be submissive …The facts: energy savings adviceThe facts: energy savings adviceTexas man smashed martini glass into woman's face after she told him to stop 'grinding' on herA Texas man has been arrested after a violent attack on a woman, the San Antonio Express-News reports. Bethania Palma MarkusSensitive People More Vulnerable To Online Dating Scams(Newsroom America) -- Sensitive and less emotionally intelligent people are more likely to be vulnerable to online dating scams. by Newsroom America StaffISRAEL: Some of the earliest images ever taken of the Sea of Galilee and Jerusalem emergeA vast collection of early photographs of Jerusalem and the Holy Land has been sold for almost £1 MILLION in one of the 'most memorable' sales of travel images. The stunning collection, which is made up of more than 1,000 black and white images, date back as far as 1840 …
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FBI uses malware created by an ex-employee of the Tor Project, Matt Edman, to hack Tor users (Patrick Howell O'Neill/The Daily Dot)
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot: FBI uses malware created by an ex-employee of the Tor Project, Matt Edman, to hack Tor users — Former Tor developer created malware for the FBI — How does the U.S. government beat Tor, the anonymity software used by millions of people around the world? By hiring someone with experience on the inside.A history of Marissa Mayer's tenure at Yahoo, and why her efforts haven't been enough to turn the company around (Bloomberg)
Bloomberg: A history of Marissa Mayer's tenure at Yahoo, and why her efforts haven't been enough to turn the company around — Yahoo's $8 Billion Black Hole — These moves haven't mollified investors. In March, Starboard Value, which once got the board of Darden Restaurants replaced by …US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper complains that Edward Snowden sped up spread of encryption by seven years (The Intercept)
The Intercept: US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper complains that Edward Snowden sped up spread of encryption by seven years — Spy Chief Complains That Edward Snowden Sped Up Spread of Encryption By 7 Years — THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE on Monday blamed NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden …Samsung Is Working On a Standalone Virtual Reality Headset (Janko Roettgers/Variety)
Janko Roettgers / Variety: Samsung Is Working On a Standalone Virtual Reality Headset … Samsung's plans for virtual reality go beyond the company's current Gear VR headset: The company is working on a standalone virtual reality (VR) headset that will incorporate positional tracking similar to the technologies …A first-person narrative on the allure and anxiety of working at a Silicon Valley startup (Anna Wiener/n+1)
Anna Wiener / n+1: A first-person narrative on the allure and anxiety of working at a Silicon Valley startup — Uncanny Valley — I would say more, but I signed an NDA. — MORALE IS DOWN. We are making plenty of money, but the office is teeming with salespeople: well-groomed social animals with good posture …Internet retailers like Adore Me, JustFab, and Birchbox are placing customers into unwanted, hard-to-cancel subscriptions, leading to complaints and lawsuits (Bloomberg)
Bloomberg: Internet retailers like Adore Me, JustFab, and Birchbox are placing customers into unwanted, hard-to-cancel subscriptions, leading to complaints and lawsuits — Trapping You in a Club You Didn't Know You Joined — A $19.95 set of lacy lingerie had already cost Hailee Taylor more than $300 …Vivaldi browser review: ultra customization and clever tab management great for power users, but no mobile version and some glitches in version 1.0 (Scott Gilbertson/Ars Technica)
Scott Gilbertson / Ars Technica: Vivaldi browser review: ultra customization and clever tab management great for power users, but no mobile version and some glitches in version 1.0 — Even at 1.0, Vivaldi closes in on the cure for the common browser — Review: Ultra customization, clever tab management breaks from Chrome, Firefox.Smartwatch shipments grew 223% year-over-year in Q1 2016; Apple had 52% marketshare, down from 63% in prior quarter (Neil Mawston/Strategy Analytics)
Neil Mawston / Strategy Analytics: Smartwatch shipments grew 223% year-over-year in Q1 2016; Apple had 52% marketshare, down from 63% in prior quarter — STRATEGY ANALYTICS: Apple Watch Slips to 52% Global Smartwatch Marketshare in Q1 2016 — According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartwatch …
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Will HP be Purchasing 3D Systems? A Citigroup Analyst Says Probably NotThere have been rumors swirling around for almost a year that HP Inc., the 3D printing half of the company that used to call itself Hewlett Packard, would be purchasing a large 3D printing company.... View the entire article via our website.3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 30This week’s 3D printing news moves from Nano Dimension’s PCB Survey Results to a new finish from Materialise aimed at 3D printed eyewear and wearables. The first (3D printed) drone to be... View the entire article via our website.With Reflow, Yesterday’s Trash Can be Today’s 3D Printed Treasure—and Wastepickers Get Paid!Trash. What to do with it is part of our internal daily conversation from the minute we wake up and need to toss away a tissue or used coffee grounds and breakfast leftovers. The journey of waste... View the entire article via our website.Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Tabletop Wargaming TerrainPlaying miniature tabletop wargames like Warhammer or Warmachine without any terrain or obstacles on the game board is a little bit like getting ice cream on a cold winter day. Sure, everything that... View the entire article via our website.Adam Green’s Bizarre Take on Aladdin Features a Magical 3D PrinterI’ll come right out and say it: the latest film version of Aladdin may be the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen. And that’s just based on the trailer. Directed by Adam Green, formerly... View the entire article via our website.Wohlers Report 2016: Analysis, Projections & Comprehensive 3D Printing Data from the Industry ExpertAs the 3D printing industry has heated up to previously unforetold measures, allowing for a continually growing and fiercely competitive marketplace, we are suddenly and nearly as awash in reports as... View the entire article via our website.SME Addresses Parental Misconceptions about Manufacturing JobsEarly Industrial America was a rough place to work for children. There weren’t labor laws, and families were forced to work in dangerous and unhealthy conditions, sometimes losing body parts... View the entire article via our website.General Electric Opens Yet Another New Facility: Advanced Manufacturing Works Has Grand Opening in Greenville, SCIt seems to be Additive Manufacturing April for General Electric, who, earlier this month, opened a $40 million Center for Additive Technology Advancement in Pittsburgh. Just prior to that, the... View the entire article via our website.
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Greenland Ice Sheet Melting Limited - But For How Long?Ice sheets in Greenland, which sit far from the coasts, are experiencing little to no loss of ice despite global warming. What is protecting this frigid landscape?Rovi Announces It Will Acquire TiVo For $1.1 BillionTiVo is set to be acquired by Rovi in a deal valued at $1.1 billion. The two companies will operate under the TiVo name and look to exploit an impressive combined collection of proprietary software and technology patents.Man Makes Homemade Hoverbike, Lives To Tell The Tale [Video]Famous inventor and YouTube sensation Colin Furze invented a homemade hoverbike. Watch him fly using his rideable hoverboard and take a look at how he managed to build one.Apple Investor Sells All His Shares Over China Woes, Makes $2 BillionBillionaire Carl Icahn sold all his Apple shares amid fears of China’s clampdown on online publishing. He reportedly made $2 billion in profits.Feeling Too Stressed Out? Living Near The Beach May Boost Your Mental StateFeeling stressed? Having a view of the ocean or living by the beach might prove to be beneficial to your mental health, reveals a new study.Your Gut Microbiome Is Influenced By Medications You Take, Food You EatWhile gut diversity is one of the best ways to increase a person’s immunity, it may be significantly affected by food and medications. What can make you less protected?Man In Hawaii Caught On Video Attacking Pregnant Monk Seal Finally ArrestedThe police nabbed a man who was caught on video repeatedly striking a pregnant monk seal in Hawaii. If found guilty, he will spend time in prison and pay hefty fines.Ancient City Of Palmyra Retains Authenticity, Integrity Despite Destruction: UNESCOThe ancient Syrian city of Palmyra was visited by UNESCO as part of a technical rapid assessment mission to take preliminary stock of its destruction. The World Heritage site fell under a year-long invasion by Islamic State terrorists (ISIS).
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New Set Photos From Star Wars Episode VIII Show Off Some Interesting Locations
The Daily Mail just posted up a whole bunch of new photos from the Star Wars Episode VIII’s filming location at Pinewood Studios, and they show off some interesting locations.
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Running shoes, universal remotes, and metal detectors lead off Saturday’s best deals.
Read more...Today, Kenya Is Torching 5% Of The World's Stockpiled Ivory
Earlier today, Kenya set ablaze 105 tons of stockpiled ivory in a measure designed to discourage the poaching of elephants and rhinoceros in the country. The blaze is the biggest such blaze in history.
Read more...Michigan Senate Bills Would Give Car Hackers Life In Prison
The FBI sent out a PSA just over a month ago warning us all about the risks of car hacking, but drivers in Michigan may not have to worry about that too much after all. If two new bills pass through the state’s Senate, hackers of electronic vehicle systems could face a sentence of up to life in prison.
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A Puerto Rican man in his 70s who died from complications of the Zika virus was the first case of his kind in the U.S., The New York Times first reported on Friday.
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