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Boston Public Schools Map Switch Aims To Amend 500 Years of Distortion

Students attending Boston public schools are now getting a more accurate depiction of the world after the school district rolled out a new standard map of the world that show North America and Europe much smaller than Africa and South America. From a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Vitamin Girl Aims To Be An All-New Pepsiman

Vitamin Girl will have players racing through the streets on bikes, hoverboards, and on foot collecting drinks to clean out the evils of Koko Cola. Read Vitamin Girl Aims To Be An All-New Pepsiman on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

Data Science Meets Sports Gambling: How Researchers Beat the Bookies

"A trio of data scientists developed a betting strategy to beat bookmakers at football games," writes austro. [The game Americans call soccer.] New Scientist reports: The team studied 10 years' worth of data on nearly half a million football matches.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 20 min. ago

Twitter explains why it takes time to roll out new safety rules

Twitter has been trying to stamp out harassment, violence and abuse on its platform for years, but it's nowhere near achieving that goal. Since its administrators regularly get a lot of flak for not moving fast enough to make the websit.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 0 min. ago

St. Miquel 19 Refurbishment / Carles Oliver

Refurbishment project built with € 18,000 budget that aims to bring empty homes back into use for people in housing need, which is a huge problem right now at tourist areas like Mallorca island.  © Jos.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News4 hr. 0 min. ago

Breaking: 2018 Chevy Bolt EV Adds Automatic Heated Steering Wheel & More

It also deletes the passenger seatback map pocket from the 2LT model......»»

Category: autoSource:  gmauthorityRelated News5 hr. 36 min. ago

Apple’s new Chicago flagship store is more than an architectural marvel [Gallery]

Apple opened a new flagship store in downtown Chicago yesterday and it is stunning. Sitting right along the Chicago River, Apple Michigan Avenue has been moved south about 5 blocks. 14 years ago Apple opened its first flagship store here in Chicago,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

2018 Lexus LC 500 Review

2018 Lexus LC 500 Review is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. “What is that?” That was the question we heard all week while driving the 2018 Lexus LC 500. The aggressive looks hide a beautiful interior and under the hood is a rau.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News6 hr. 21 min. ago

What can a 24-megapixel selfie camera do for you? We reviewed the Vivo 7+ to find out

My wife recently decided to print out a hundred or so of the best photographs we've taken with our smartphones over the years. Looking at them, I've noticed something interesting: More than half of them were selfies. It's hardly surprising. Rear came.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 20 min. ago

Niger Attack: Final Farewell Saturday for Sgt. Johnson

Mourners gathered Friday night for a public viewing at Christ the Rock Church in Cooper City, Fla......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News7 hr. 36 min. ago

Inazuma Eleven Ares Revealed For PS4, Switch, And Smartphones In Japan In Summer 2018

Level-5 hosted their latest Inazuma Walker broadcast today, where the platform for Inazuma Eleven Ares was finally revealed as PS4, Switch, iOS, and Android. Here’s a look at some new footage. Read Inazuma Eleven Ares Revealed For PS4, Switch, And.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News8 hr. 8 min. ago

Crowdfunding conundrum: Why the magic device you backed may never show up

Expectation and reality don’t always mesh when it comes to Kickstarter and Indiegogo products, especially if you’ve waited years for them to arrive. What causes those long delays anyway? The post Crowdfunding conundrum: Why the magic device you b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 9 min. ago

Take an online class in business management and skip the MBA

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Two years of business school? Hard pass. Student debt? Double hard pass. SEE ALSO: If you want to grow your business, start by increasing your.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 28 min. ago

This Online Tool Generates High-Quality Geographic Maps of Data in Seconds

Have you ever had to create a map for your project, thinking you could get it done within 30 minutes, but then spent an entire afternoon on it? Between collecting data, creating a base map, choosing a color scheme, and finally putting toget.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News9 hr. 36 min. ago

Redesigning the TechCrunch app

 Over the last two years we have been working hard to improve the experience of TechCrunch products for our readers. Our tiny-but-mighty product team launched the brand new TechCrunch mobile app earlier this month and we couldn’t be more.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 8 min. ago

Diary from the future: Augmented Reality, circa 2027

If you don’t understand the appeal of augmented reality yet, just wait 10 years. Or save yourself a decade and read this account of what day-to-day life with AR will be like 2027. The post Diary from the future: Augmented Reality, circa 2027 appear.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

Who needs business school when you can get the same training online

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Two years of business school? Hard pass. Student debt? Double hard pass. SEE ALSO: If you want to grow your business, start by increasing your.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

Tim Cook Confirms the Mac Mini Isn"t Dead

Apple has refreshed just about every Mac product within the last couple of years -- except for the Mac Mini. Naturally, this has left many analysts questioning whether or not the company would be phasing out the Mini to focus more on its mobile devic.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

FlyGTA adds Toronto routes; aims for Nigara expansion

Toronto-based carrier FlyGTA - formerly known as Greater Toronto Airways (Toronto City Centre) - plans to build a new hangar and 'luxury' terminal at St. Catharines Niagara District Airport, reports St Catharine's Standard. The airline also announ.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News11 hr. 44 min. ago

Google"s annual report shows more web traffic is encrypted

For several years now, Google has been exerting pressure to increase the usage of HTTPS across the internet. By defaulting to secure connections on both ends, users can be protected from anyone who may intercept or even manipulate data as it.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

The US Government Keeps Spectacularly Underestimating Solar Energy Installation

Michael J. Coren reports via Quartz: Every two years, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), America's official source for energy statistics, issues 10-year projections about how much solar, wind and conventional energy the future holds fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago