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Criminal offenders with genetic mental disorders judged more negatively

Popular literature and crime dramas imply that defense attorneys who portray their clients as victims may have better outcomes. The belief is that jurors assign less blame to defendants they feel have been wronged. New research has shown that offende.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyOct 12th, 2017

Microsoft made the Surface Book bigger and more badass

Microsoft made the Surface Book bigger and more badass.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 min. ago

Pixel 2 has Google’s First In-House Chipset Called Pixel Visual Core, Aims to Bring HDR+ to More Apps

All of the talk in recent years about Google possibly designing its own in-house chipsets for phones has come true in a way on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. This morning, Google announced that both phones contain Google’s first custom-designed S.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News6 min. ago

Why People Refuse to Believe Scientists

It has nothing to do with science itself -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News17 min. ago

PayPal announces over two million US retailers will begin accepting Venmo payments starting this week (Anna Irrera/Reuters)

Anna Irrera / Reuters: PayPal announces over two million US retailers will begin accepting Venmo payments starting this week  —  NEW YORK (Reuters) - PayPal Holdings Inc said more than two million U.S. retailers will be able to acce.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News18 min. ago

Edible Innovations: Combining Bartenders, Robots, and Lots of Fun

For years, Ben Cowden has focused on creating cocktail mixing robots and incorporating CAD and digital tools into his metalworking practice. Read more on MAKE The post Edible Innovations: Combining Bartenders, Robots, and Lots of Fun appeared fi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated News41 min. ago

Our Federal Science Agencies Are in Mortal Danger

Whether by strategy or ineptitude or both, the Trump administration is starving them the expertise they need to fulfill their essential functions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News57 min. ago

BBC adds CarPlay and Android Auto support to iPlayer Radio app

If you’re a fan of listening to BBC radio shows while driving, the latest update to the iPlayer Radio app adds CarPlay support … more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News57 min. ago

Last-ditch plan to save 30 remaining vaquitas, earth"s tiniest porpoises

Vaquita CPR is the international effort to save the "pandas of the sea," critically endangered and super-cute vaquitas, the earth's smallest species of porpoises. Only 30 are believed to live in their range in the northern Gulf of California. (more&h.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News58 min. ago
Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News58 min. ago

You"re a self-aware vacuum-cleaner robot in this adorable new video game

Smart appliances are becoming more and more part of our lives, but what if one of them becomes self-aware? What if your Roomba develops a consciousness, emotions, feelings and all of that?  That's the concept behind Rumu, the debut adventure.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Apple responds to Senator Franken’s Face ID privacy concerns

 Apple has now responded to a letter from Senator Franken last month in which he asked the company to provide more information about the incoming Face ID authentication technology which is baked into its top-of-the-range iPhone X, due to go on.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Garmin Speak brings hands-free voice assistance to the car

Aside from giving directions, Garmin Speak works just like any other Alexa device. Users can direct to the always-ready device a range of requests, spanning the news, weather, sports, traffic and more. The post Garmin Speak brings hands-free voice as.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Facebook tests a resume “work histories” feature to boost recruitment efforts

 As LinkedIn ads in video and other features to look a little more like Facebook, Facebook continues to take on LinkedIn in the world of social recruitment services. In the latest development, Facebook is testing a feature to let users create re.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 41 min. ago

Apple says it trained the iPhone X’s signature feature not to be racist

The iPhone X brings over a facial recognition system that has no rival in the mobile business. Made possible by a complex array of front-facing cameras and sensors, Face ID should be a lot more secure than anything available on competing devices, as.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

New VR Tech Aims to Take Surround-Sound to New Levels

Spatial audio promises immersive virtual experiences that engage more of the senses -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News1 hr. 57 min. ago

Garmin Speak puts Amazon Alexa in your car

Gamin's GPS devices already feature voice control, but if you'd prefer to have Alexa onboard, its latest product is more your jam. The GPS device maker has just released Garmin Speak, which it says is the first in-vehicle device wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 57 min. ago

Saving the Endangered Cuban Crocodile

Hybridization poses an increasing threat to the nation’s beloved reptile -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Digital Trends Unveils Winners of Annual Smart Home Awards: GE, Samsung and More

PORTLAND, Ore., October 14, 2017 – Digital Trends, the leading independent technology publisher, has announced the winners of its annual Home Awards, celebrating the best in smart home technology produced for 2017. Digital Trends bestowed awards i.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

UK Daily Deals: Buy Xbox One Game and Get 6 Months Xbox Live for the Price of 3

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for £14 on Gold, Gran Turismo Sport 1TB PS4 bundle dropped to under £250, Cyberpower Achilles gaming PC from under £881, THEC64 Mini for under £65, and more.   Want IGN UK Deals in your social feeds? Like us on.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Diébédo Francis Kéré says school that launched his career is "not a traditional African building"

In this exclusive movie produced by Dezeen, Serpentine Pavilion architect Diébédo Francis Kéré reveals how building a school for his home village in Burkina Faso was the starting point for his career. Read more In this exclusive movie.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago