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Does a Time Capsule Blasted Into Space Have a Better Chance at Surviving 100 Years?

To help celebrate the school’s 200-year anniversary, students at the University of Michigan have decided to build a time capsule. Boring, right? Not exactly. Instead of burying it, which would inevitably lead to its contents rotting away, the stude.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMar 7th, 2017

Researchers Teach Self-Driving Cars To "See" Better At Night

Researchers may have developed a way for self-driving cars to continue navigating at night (or on rainy days) by performing an AI analysis to identify traffic signs by their relative reflectiveness. Slashdot reader sciencehabit shares an article from.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News31 min. ago

Watch this: Justice League first trailer

Hitting theaters next November 17th, Justice League first full trailer shows Batman taking the lead in putting together a new team to protect Earth. Ben Affleck repeats his role as Bruce Wayne/Batman and does Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. The team is co.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News47 min. ago

Plan Train Routes For Cute, Lazy Aliens In Cosmic Express

Players will set up the track layout for a space station's train, making sure they can pick up all their lazy passengers in this puzzler. Read Plan Train Routes For Cute, Lazy Aliens In Cosmic Express on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Gchat Is Dead, You"ll Have to Hangout in the Future

As part of Google’s ever-confusing plethora of apps, Gchat was a service that managed to take hold because of its convenience and the fact that it was built into Gmail. Now, the service is scheduled to hit the chopping block. But don’t panic.Read.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

The internet is arguing about pulp in your orange juice and now you have to pick a side

You need only to Google "pineapple pizza" to know the internet loves itself a good (if not: dumb, hilarious) food fight. The latest debate tearing friends, families, and lovers apart?  Pulp vsno-pulp.  Our personal opinion? Pulp's delicious.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

The surprising origins of your f*cking favorite swear words

As a society, we like to swear. Swear words have a strange power over us. It starts when we are young, when they are deliciously taboo. Then, as we age, our dependence on swear words increases to the point where as an adult, we find that the magnitud.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

Get rich slow: The new wave of savings apps

The past few years have seen an explosion in startups aimed at helping you save, invest and spend in a cheaper and wiser way.It's mostly a good thing. For too long, the financial industry hasn't had much competition from the technology industry—.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

"Feud" star Alfred Molina reveals whether he"s ever seen an on-set rivalry like Bette and Joan"s

Alfred Molina may have nabbed one of his finest roles yet, thanks to a filmmaker that’s been dead nearly as long as the actor’s been working. That’s because director Robert Aldrich didin’t give Molina the part – he is th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Uber"s self-driving car crashes in Arizona

Uber's very bad 2017 just got a lot worse. But this time, the problem isn't human interactions in the workplace, but self-driving cars on the road.  On Friday, photos posted to Twitter revealed an Uber self-driving car flipped over on its side a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Mass Effect’s dialogue system started with real promise, and went downhill from there

BioWare have made many changes to Mass Effect's dialogue system over the years, but none of them have been quite right. Mass Effect: Andromeda has come in for its fair share of criticism, with its awkward dialogue singled out as a particular we.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Stack Overflow Reveals Results From "Largest Developer Survey Ever Conducted"

More than 64,000 developers from 213 countries participated in this year's annual survey by Stack Overflow -- the largest number ever -- giving a glimpse into the collective psyche of programmers around the world. An anonymous reader quotes their ann.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Evidence-based diagnostic model for mental illness

Researchers have has developed a new, evidence-based alternative to the mental health field's long-established diagnostic tools for the classification, treatment, and research of mental disorders. The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP).....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

3-D bioprinted human cartilage cells can be implanted

Researchers have successfully induced human cartilage cells to live and grow in an animal model, using 3-D bioprinting. The results will move development closer to a potential future in which it will be possible to help patients by giving them new bo.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

When is the best time to buy a TV?

TVs are always on sale — which is sort of like saying they're never really on sale. How do you find great TV deals, especially if you can't wait for the one big sale week of the year? How do you know you're getting a good price if y.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

Toto hopes to woo Americans with high-tech toilet showroom

Japanese toilets have long been a mainstay in Asian households, but the concept is still something of a curiosity in much of the Western world. Toto, Japan's biggest toilet maker, has attempted to market its high-tech commodes to Americ.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

Tired of folding laundry? Let ThreadRobe take care of that for you

ThreadRobe sorts and hangs each item. When someone requests a piece of clothing, the system returns it wrinkle-free and ready to wear. Better yet, each item is steamed fresh to a user's specifications. The post Tired of folding laundry? Let ThreadRob.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

Play the role of a cheapskate with these 5 free RPGs

Just because you want to play a premium RPG, doesn't mean you have to a pay a premium price. These five role-playing titles will allow you to explore distant galaxies and familiar worlds without dropping a dime. The post Play the role of a cheapskate.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

In Photos: Beautiful Butterflies of the American Deserts

By mid-February in the three great hot and dry deserts of the American West, wildflowers turn stark desert landscapes into a sea of color......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

What the Heaven"s Gate Suicides Say About American Culture

Twenty years ago, the paranoia that consumed cults like Heaven's Gate existed on the margins of American society. Such beliefs in conspiracies has moved toward the center of our culture, says one expert......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

Get rich slow

The past few years have seen an explosion in startups aimed at helping you save, invest and spend in a cheaper and wiser way.It's mostly a good thing. For too long, the financial industry hasn't had much competition from the technology industry—.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago