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Early mammals, the ancestors of humans had powerful night-time vision

The researchers examined those night-vision genes in many mammals and reptiles, including snakes, alligators, mice, platypuses and humans. The post Early mammals, the ancestors of humans had powerful night-time vision appeared first on Tech2. Ne.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Apr 21st, 2017

Lego collector uses artificial intelligence to sort pounds of bricks at a time

This amazing piece of homemade machinery uses a neural network and computer vision to determine the color and shape of Lego bricks and is capable of sorting pounds of pieces at a time. The post Lego collector uses artificial intelligence to sort poun.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Here are all the tweets Donald Trump has deleted since becoming president

Donald Trump has a Twitter problem.  In addition to his penchant for delivering surreal, stream-of-consciousness rants at any time of day on the microblogging platform, Donald Trump can't seem to stop deleting tweets.  Many times, his tweet.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

These early reviews of "Harry Potter" will make you grin

In case this article is the first thing you're seeing on the internet today, it's been 20 years since the first Harry Potter book was released. As the book (and subsequent books) grew in popularity, you'd be hard-pressed to find a negative review for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Who Americans Spend Their Time With

Data scientist Henrik Lindberg has a series of fascinating charts based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics that show who people in the United States spend their time with over the course of their lifetime. Check out the charts here. From.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago

Lyft adds pickup suggestions for smoother ride routing

 Lyft will offer pickup suggestions in the latest version of the Android or iOS app, making it easier for drivers to pick riders up without having to do traffic gymnastics, while also hopefully saving riders time. The pickup suggestions only tri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

War for the Planet of the Apes Review

Andy Serkis returns as Caesar, and this time it's war. But does this third film in the rebooted Apes series do the franchise justice? In one of the more unexpected Hollywood developments in recent years, 20th Century Fox’s dusty old Planet of.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

A sleepy Bruno Mars made an appearance at the BET Awards

Award shows seem to be going on for longer than necessary these days, which is probably why more and more people are getting caught resting their eyes on camera. Bruno Mars was the latest victim of this during Sunday night's BET Awards. The singer, w.....»»

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

Amazon Echo costs just $130 right now

Amazon's smart speaker Echo is currently on sale, with the price being reduced from $179.99 to $129.99.  The promotion is valid until the end of Monday, ET time.  SEE ALSO: Get ready to see a bunch of Amazon Echo clones The discounted price.....»»

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

The first reviews for "War for the Planet of the Apes" are bloody brilliant

War for the Planet of the Apes may not have much love for humans, but human critics definitely love War for the Planet of the Apes. The first reviews are in, and by most accounts the last chapter of the Apes prequel trilogy is the best one yet. In a.....»»

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

20 of the best one-liners in "Harry Potter and the Philosopher"s Stone"

On this day 20 years ago, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone — the first of seven spell-binding novels — was finally published. You may have had an inkling somewhere along the line that there’s a few Harry Potter fans at.....»»

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

It was only a matter of time before "woke" got added to the Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary can never let slang just be slang. In the past, it's tried to bond with its fellow kids with words such as hot mess, YOLO, and manspreading much to all of our eye-rolling.  The OED's latest update to the dictionary.....»»

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

Give your kids a much-needed break from screen time with this portable toy box

‘Teebee’ is a multi-purpose toy box that can carry your kid’s favorite things. It includes a brick plate for Legos, a sorting tray to separate toys, and stickers so kids can customize the box. Read more...More about Cars, Parenting,.....»»

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

DEAL: Amazon Echo Drops to $129.99 Today Only ($50 Off)

Yep, for today only, Amazon has dropped the price of the Amazon Echo to $129.99. That’s a $50 discount and possibly the biggest Echo deal in some time. The deal ends at 9PM Pacific, tonight. Amazon Echo Link DEAL: Amazon Echo Drops to $129.99 T.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

Steam Summer Sale 2017: the best games and deals

All the tips you need to make the most of this year's Steam Summer Sale. To paraphrase R-Kelly, "my wallet says, "NOO!" But my body...MY BODY SAYS, "YEEESSSSS!" Yep, it's that time of year that PC gamers love and fear in equal measure .....»»

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

The best Nintendo 3DS deals in June 2017

Browse all the best Nintendo 3DS deals, and the best 3DS game prices, all on one page using our price comparison widgets. If you're looking for the best Nintendo 3DS deals, you've come to the right place. This is a fantastic time to g.....»»

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

Facebook looking to TV shows as the next big thing to keep you glued to the site

Facebook's nailed social, now it's on to media. It used to be so simple for HBO and the other TV networks. They had a monopoly on scripted television as there was nowhere else TV writers could go to sell their wares. Then Netflix came alon.....»»

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

YouTube is killing the written word one cat video at a time with 1.5bn viewers

YouTube has released figures showing the frankly staggering amount of time that we are spending watching videos online. Putting pen to paper to write a letter is now an activity almost exclusively practiced by the elderly and the stubborn. With.....»»

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

Nintendo"s Super NES Classic Edition will finally give us Star Fox 2

Nintendo has announced a Super Nintendo Classic Edition that includes the unreleased Star Fox 2. Nintendo plans to absolutely dominate this holiday season with the long-anticipated announcement of an SNES Classic Edition. This time, however, th.....»»

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

Save up to $460 on a new DJI quadcopter drone with these limited-time deals

Looking to soar into the world of personal drones? DJI makes some of our favorite consumer models, and now you can score a new or professionally recertified quadcopter drone and save up to $460. The post Save up to $460 on a new DJI quadcopter drone.....»»

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

10 great Steam Summer Sale game bundles that save you even more money

Even bigger dealsImage by IDGThere’s no time like a Steam Summer Sale to find games at rock-bottom prices—witness PCWorld’s roundups of 15 great games under $5 and 15 hidden gems under $10 for proof of that. But you can save even more scratch i.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago