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A puppeteer"s personal story about bringing Sesame Street"s first autistic Muppet to life

It was a Thursday evening, and puppeteer Stacey Gordon was hard at work in her Phoenix, Arizona studio when she received the call of a lifetime. Matt Vogel, Sesame Street's Muppet Captain and Big Bird understudy, called to let Gordon know that the sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableMar 20th, 2017

Indians overwhelmingly prefer Phablets, with a 61 percent market share: Flurry Report

Phablets, or devices with screen size between 5-6.9 inch, is the most preferred mobile device with 61 per cent market share in India. The post Indians overwhelmingly prefer Phablets, with a 61 percent market share: Flurry Report appeared first on Tec.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News26 min. ago

Modi asks citizens to be brave soldiers in the fight against corruption by committing to digital transactions

Modi pointed out that the poorest of the poor were taking efforts to learn to make digital transactions. The post Modi asks citizens to be brave soldiers in the fight against corruption by committing to digital transactions appeared first on Tech2......»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Bangladesh inks agreement with India to join the South Asia Satellite initiative

India, through Isro, will launch a communication satellite using Isro's GSLV Mk-II for serving the South Asia region. The post Bangladesh inks agreement with India to join the South Asia Satellite initiative appeared first on Tech2. Bangladesh.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Apple has opened three new stores in China, Germany and United States

While Apple's retail team is currently remodelling all its stores, the company expanded its reach with three new stores in China, Germany and the US. The post Apple has opened three new stores in China, Germany and United States appeared first on Tec.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 9 min. ago

17 year old British Teenager points out error in Nasa’s ISS data set

Soloman found that radiation sensors on the ISS were recording false data and then emailed scientists at Nasa, which according him was "pretty cool". The post 17 year old British Teenager points out error in Nasa’s ISS data set appeared first o.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Nokia 150 Dual SIM Feature Phone Now Available Online For Rs 2,059

HMD Global had announced, back in December 2016, the first set of Nokia branded phones, the Nokia 150 and Nokia 150 Dual SIM, which were then announced to be available for purchase in India during the first quarter of 2017. Now, it looks like the Nok.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

Into the Badlands: "Force of Eagle"s Claw" Review

Sunny battled for his life in the mines while the Quinn family faced new drama this week. Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. Two episodes in, it's all the more clear that Into the Badlands is in better shape for Season 2. The scope i.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Poor oral health, food scarcity major contributors to malnutrition in older adults

Food scarcity and poor oral health are major risk factors for malnutrition that leads an older adult – already at high risk of functional decline, decreased quality of life, and increased mortality – to land in the emergency department, say inves.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Passive smoking: Acrolein inhibits immune response, hence accelerating tumor growth

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that every year 600,000 deaths are caused by passive smoking worldwide. Now researchers have, for the first time, identified the organic compound acrolein (acrylic aldehyde) as one of the main causes of f.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Final Fantasy XIV’s Far Edge of Fate Soundtrack Will Release On June 7th

The Blu-ray disc will also feature special footage for the game, and first-production editions of the soundtrack will come with a special code which can be used to obtain a Nidhogg minion in-game. Read Final Fantasy XIV’s Far Edge of Fate Sound.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News5 hr. 45 min. ago

MashReads Podcast: "Fever Dream" is a surrealist "WTF!?" kind of novel

If you were to look back on the past, could you pinpoint the exact moment that shaped the course of your life? It's this very challenging and quixotic task that propels Samanta Schweblin's surrealist novel Fever Dream.  SEE ALSO: Listen here: 10.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 53 min. ago

EPA chief calls historic climate treaty a "bad deal" because this is our life now

The Trump administration has made no secret of its plans to dismantle the climate policies of former President Barack Obama. But what Trump officials bring in fervor, they sometimes lack in understanding. Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Prote.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 53 min. ago

UK targets WhatsApp and encrypted messaging after London attack

The UK government wants there to be "no place for terrorists to hide," and that includes on encrypted messaging services. The company first on its agenda? WhatsApp. Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show on Sunday, Home Secretary Amber Rudd called fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 53 min. ago

Why New York’s architecture creates wind tunnels

"The wind tunnel effect in New York City is basically a situation where air is being converged into a very small space and that leads to stronger winds" The post Why New York’s architecture creates wind tunnels appeared first on Architecture La.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated News6 hr. 45 min. ago

Celebrities are weighing in on the United Airlines legging mess

When two young girls were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight because they were wearing leggings (an apparent dress code violation on the airline), the internet went nuts. Activist Shannon Watts first tweeted about the situation on Sunday m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 45 min. ago

Let an AI summarize the news for you with CruxFinder [Bot of the Week]

Have little patience for reading past the first few lines of an article? So do most of us in this digital age. In fact, you’re probably hoping I get to the point just about now. If that’s the case, just run it through CruxFinder, a Facebo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News7 hr. 17 min. ago

Fake VHS ad for Star Wars "Rogue One" looks straight out of the "70s

Despite the weird uncanny valley performances from some of its digital characters, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story does a great job of time-traveling back to a time before the first film in the series.  So it's only fair that we get to see what.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 37 min. ago

Samurai Jack: "XCIV" Review

Samurai Jack has to deal with the shocking, traumatic events of last episode while still fighting for his life. Warning: this review contains full spoilers for the episode! The fifth and final season of Samurai Jack continues to exceed all expe.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago

Badass German Kids Show Performs Intro in Klingon

Hey kids, gather around, we’re going to have some fun today! Or, as we’d like to say this week, “Heghlu’meH QaQ jajvam!” A popular German kids show is bringing young ensigns into the Star Trek family, introducing its latest episode entirely.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago

SyrupCast Podcast Ep. 113: I believe Android O is the future!

This week, the SyrupCast crew is mixing up the hosting duties and bringing you their hot takes on Android O, the Samsung Galaxy S8, and Apple’s Project Red. Join Ian Hardy, Rose Behar, and Zach Gilbert as they dig into the biggest mobile news o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago