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Bill Nye"s Back to Save the World

Science superhero Bill Nye plans to save the world by cultivating a superpower that exists in everyone: critical thinking......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 21st, 2017

Rare 1970s DC vs. Marvel Documentary Time-Travels Back to Glory Days of Old-School Comics

“Maybe you think comics are pictures of people walking and talking and beating each other up. Well, comics are art, which means... new ideas, new innovations.” A rarely seen 1978 documentary about the comics business has shown up online for the v.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

Injured surfer Kai Lenny gets back in the water by slapping a hydrofoil on a boogie board

When Kai Lenny injures his ankle, he finds a way to stay in the water. Since surfing could worsen the injury, Lenny has turned to the good, old-fashioned boogie board. To spice it up a little, he attached a hydrofoil to it. The post Injured surfer Ka.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

A farewell to kings? New ideas on the vanishing monarch butterflies

A new book suggests a different reason for our vanishing butterflies. Enlarge (credit: US Fish and Wildlife) Everybody loves monarch butterflies. Author Anurag Agrawal refers to them as “the Bambi of the insect world.” They are specifica.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 8 min. ago

How to Automatically Sync iPhone Photos with Your Computer

How to Automatically Sync iPhone Photos with Your Computer is a post by Kevin Purcell from Gotta Be Mobile. The iPhone camera takes great shots and shoots high-quality video, but how do you get your photos or videos off the phone and back them up to.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News7 hr. 0 min. ago

How Payment Service Venmo Hatched and Later Sold to PayPal

It only took a few drinks -- and a much-younger Iqram Magdon-Ismail forgetting his wallet at home one night -- for him and his friends to come up with one of the most popular ways of splitting a bill: Venmo. Magdon-Ismail is the co-founder of Venmo.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

Weekly Rewind: The FCC and net neutrality, a cruise ship and its Go-Karts, NASA and its suicide mission

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 it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 32 min. ago

Nissan"s new design chief on following a legend

After 30 years in Nissan studios around the world, Alfonso Albaisa has become Nissan's first non-Japanese head of global design. He's ready - even if it means laying down his pencil......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News16 hr. 32 min. ago

Doctor Who: Thin Ice review

Bill and the Time Lord tackle different types of serpents in a classic Who episode. Enlarge (credit: Jon Hall/BBC) This is a post-UK broadcast review of Doctor Who. River Song always warned the Doctor against spoilers, so be sure to watch the e.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 24 min. ago

<em>Wired</em> Founding Editor Now Challenges "The Myth of A Superhuman AI"

Wired's founding executive editor Kevin Kelly wrote a 5,000-word takedown on "the myth of a superhuman AI," challenging dire warnings from Bill Gates, Stephen Hawking, and Elon Musk about the potential extinction of humanity at the hands of a superin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 8 min. ago

Oh God, Disney"s Avatar Ride Sings Now

Ever wondered what sailing down the River Styx would be like? Taking a boat into a scary and unknown world, only to be greeted by a terrifying figure signaling your impending fate? Thanks, Disney!Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News19 hr. 16 min. ago

NVIDIA & Netflix Now Previewing 4K Streaming Support on GeForce GTX 10 Series Cards

Way back in May of 2016 when NVIDIA launched the Pascal architecture powered GeForce GTX 10 series, one of the notable features they announced for the product family was support for Netflix’s newly launched 4K streaming option. At the time no.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News20 hr. 32 min. ago

No bones needed: ancient DNA in soil can tell if humans were around

This “game changer” opens up a new world of possibilities. Enlarge / Neanderthals and Denisovans probably enjoyed the view from Denisova cave, too. (credit: flickr user: loronet) Humans, modern and otherwise, have lived in Denisova Cave in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

NVIDIA & Netflix Now Previewing 4K Support on GeForce GTX 10 Series Cards

Way back in May of 2016 when NVIDIA launched the Pascal architecture powered GeForce GTX 10 series, one of the notable features they announced for the product family was support for Netflix’s newly launched 4K streaming option. At the time no.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

How to attach photos to emails in iOS 10

In today’s world of Facebook, Snapchat, and iMessage, there are no shortage of ways to share photos with friends or family members. But sometimes, email is still the easiest, more straightforward approach. After all, email is ubiquitous in a way.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Samsung Chromebook Pro vs. Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA: Which 2-in-1 is superior?

Samsung and Asus are two of the top laptop manufacturers in the world, and their 2-in-1 Chromebooks reflect that reputation. Find out whether the Chromebook Pro or the Flip C302CA comes out on top. The post Samsung Chromebook Pro vs. Asus Chromebook.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Italian Police Say Amazon Has Evaded $142 Million of Taxes

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Milan tax police have told Amazon they believe the world's largest online retailer has evaded around 130 million euros ($142 million) of taxes in Italy, a source close to the matter said on Friday. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Surgeon Plans To "Reawaken" Cryogenically Frozen Brains, Transplant Them Into Someone Else"s Skull

Sergio Canavero, the Italian surgeon who plans to perform the world's first human head transplant within the next year, says he is preparing to reawaken cryogenically frozen brains and transplant them into someone else's skull. "In an interview with.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Anne Rice"s The Vampire Chronicles comes back to life as a TV series

Anne Rice's best-selling book series The Vampire Chronicles will be adapted for TV, with Paramount and Anonymous Content optioning the rights, and Rice's son Christopher set to write the series. The post Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles comes.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Weekly Rewind: Go karts on the high seas, security bots, and NASA probes

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 it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

 Veteran-focused social platform Sandboxx wants to pair its community members with experts who can ease their transition back into the workforce — and hopefully even land them a job. Global firm Betts Recruiting will join the self-descri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017