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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

Elon Musk is back to taking fans" ideas to make Tesla ownership even better

Elon Musk is back to taking fans" ideas to make Tesla ownership even better.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 min. ago

The 3D-printed Aslan robotic arm could help translate for the deaf

Meet Aslan, a new 3D-printed structure meant to "minimize the communication barrier between the hearing and the deaf." Intended to serve as a translator, Aslan can hear spoken language, then turn it into sign language. The post The 3D-printed Aslan.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 min. ago

The eclipse: From ancient paganism to American history, it"s been a thing

Nothing reminds us that we are on a celestial island surrounded by the abyss like watching our planet's energy source turn into a gaping black hole.  But don't take my word for it. From occult and pagan lore to American history and yes, Hollywoo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 min. ago

Researchers Win $100,000 For New Spear-Phishing Detection Method

An anonymous reader writes: Facebook has awarded this year's Internet Defense Prize worth $100,000 to a team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who came up with a new method of detecting spear-phishing attacks in closely moni.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 min. ago

Best new songs to stream: LCD Soundsystem, Washed Out, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what artists have the best new songs to stream. Up this week: LCD Soundsystem, Washed Out, Julien Baker, (Sandy) Alex G, and more. The post Best new songs to stream: LCD Soundsystem, Washed Out.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News45 min. ago

This nefarious Trojan may impersonate your favorite ridesharing app

Be careful the next time you hail a ride from your favorite transportation app. As per a recent report from Kapersky Lab, a mobile Trojan "has been caught recently stealing bank data by impersonating the interfaces of taxi-booking apps." The post Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News45 min. ago

Xbox One X: 7 Things Buyers Need to Know Today

Xbox One X: 7 Things Buyers Need to Know Today is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. The Xbox One X release date is closing in, and there is a very good chance that the Xbox One X pre-orders start today and that we will learn about a new trad.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

Jonathan Coulton"s New Dystopian Album Becomes a Graphic Novel

An anonymous reader brings news about one of Slashdot's long-time favorite musicians: In April, musician Jonathan Coulton released Solid State, a sci-fi concept album that represented a significant departure -- both from Coulton's wry, bright, tunefu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

6 of history"s greatest minds that I could easily defeat in Mario Kart 64

Through the annals of history, there have been many historic figures that changed the world with their ingenuity. Whether they mark a scientific achievement, a military victory, or an artistic undertaking, these geniuses left their influence on the w.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 8 min. ago

A Global Fish War is Coming, Warns US Coast Guard

schwit1 shares an article from the U.S. Naval Institute's Proceedings magazine. It includes this warning from the Coast Guard's chief of fisheries law enforcement: Nearly two decades into the 21st Century, it has become clear the world has limited re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

Analyzing Falkor’s Microarchitecture: A Deep Dive into Qualcomm’s Centriq 2400 for Windows Server and Linux

Developing a custom microarchitecture is difficult. Even with all the standards in place and licensing an instruction set such as ARM, the actual development takes time and the right people to put together, then the infrastructure to deploy at scale.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

A gallery of Voyagers greatest hits—and they are truly great

“Time after time, we discovered things that we hadn’t even imagined.” NASA Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of the launch of Voyager 2 which, at the ti.....»»

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

The Voyagers at 40: Their greatest hits still look amazingly great

“Time after time, we discovered things that we hadn’t even imagined.” NASA Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of the launch of Voyager 2 which, at the ti.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 16 min. ago

We won"t always have total solar eclipses in the future. Here"s why

The moon is receding from earth every year. There will come a day where we will no longer have total solar eclipses. Neil deGrasse Tyson sat down with Meteorologist Joe Rao to discuss more about this future. Check out the full StarTalk podcast featur.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

NASA"s Cassini Probe Begins Its "Grand Finale" Through Saturn"s Atmosphere

An anonymous reader quotes Space.com: After orbiting Saturn for more than 13 years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is getting ready to say goodbye. On Monday (August 14), Cassini made the first of five passes through Saturn's upper atmosphere, kicking off.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

Accidental history—remastering the campy teen horror game Congress famously hated

Some 25 years later, a controversial cult classic gets a new turn in the spotlight. A scene like this doesn't exactly scream "2017 video game." And yet... Night Trap might not seem like a game that would be especially cumbersome to port to mo.....»»

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

7 Moto Z2 Force tips and tricks to make you a better photographer and more

Lenovo's latest headset is a beastly phone. Here are seven Moto Z2 Force tips and tricks to help you make the most of it, including those pertaining to special camera modes, multitasking, and more. The post 7 Moto Z2 Force tips and tricks to make you.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 52 min. ago

Cryptowestworld

 Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time there lived a mysterious, brilliant inventor, now lost to history, who created a kind of autonomous zone wherein the traditional rules of governments and law did not apply. It was scoffed at as escapism.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 16 min. ago

Wreckage of U.S.S. Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific

A search team led by Paul G. Allen, a founder of Microsoft, found the Navy cruiser, whose sinking is among the worst disasters in American naval history......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

When games consoles were bookshelves: celebrating 35 years of Fighting Fantasy books

We catch up with Fighting Fantasy founders Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson. My first games console was a bookshelf. Long before I felt the call of Skyrim’s icy tundras, tackled the complex dungeons of Zelda or battled the undead foes o.....»»

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