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Grown-Ass Men Denied Entry to Lego Playground, Say It"s a Human Rights Violation

Australia got its first Legoland Discovery Center this week in Melbourne, but some Lego fans aren’t too happy about it. A handful of adult men are pissed that the Playground area is restricted to children. And one is even threatening to file a huma.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoApr 21st, 2017

Twitter CEO is totally fine with not having met Donald Trump, really

President Donald Trump is fairly vocal on Twitter. You could say he's a power user, and he's been one for quite some time. SEE ALSO: Twitter reveals its employees have equitable pay on #EqualPayDay But Jack Dorsey, a cofounder and CEO of Twitter, has.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News18 min. ago

Baby Humpback Whales Whisper to Their Moms Because the Ocean Is Terrifying

The ocean is dark and full of terrors—including hungry orcas, and horny men looking to bang your mom, if you’re a baby humpback whale. And so, you keep your voice to a whisper to avoid these predatory eavesdroppers.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News46 min. ago

Did Human Ancestor "Lucy" Have a Midwife?

How might the ancient relative of humanity dubbed "Lucy" and others of her species have given birth? In a manner in-between that of chimpanzees and humans — with a bit of tilting in the birth canal as they were born, a new study finds......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Don’t get up to turn on your AC unit from GE — just ask Alexa to do it instead

Thanks to a new Alexa skill from GE Appliances known as Geneva, you can just say, "Alexa, tell Geneva to turn on the air conditioner," and your air conditioner will obey. The wonders of technology. The post Don’t get up to turn on your AC unit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Microsoft to slash cloud-connection rights for stand-alone Office

Microsoft last week announced sweeping changes to Office's support rules, which will push more corporate customers to the Office 365 subscription model.The support policies introduced Thursday will cut in half the time that non-subscription versio.....»»

Category: microsoftSource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

Channel Master DVR+ review: Over-the-air recording that"s a bit too basic

The Channel Master DVR+ is among the least-sophisticated ways to record broadcast TV from an antenna. The interface is crude, recording options are limited, and playback is tied to a single television.That’s not to say a simplistic approach is w.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News5 hr. 1 min. ago

Firm that makes Ivanka Trump"s clothing line paid its Chinese factory workers just $1 an hour

Ivanka Trump, for all of her dad's fist-pumping in favour of American workers over foreign labour, apparently uses a factory in China that is in serious violation of labour standards. The Fair Labor Association, an industry monitoring group, found th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

Man arrested after knocking over a 300-pound security robot

Sure, the K5 isn't the cutest robot making its first steps into human society, but that doesn't mean drunks get to knock it over. One of the five-foot droids took a tumble last week in Mountain View, when a drunk man took umbrage t.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News6 hr. 53 min. ago

"Super-Earth" is "promising candidate" for life

Scientists searching for evidence of life beyond Earth say a newly discovered planet could be the most promising candidate they have found so far......»»

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

Trump"s Exuberance for Mars Faces Technical and Fiscal Challenges

In a conversation with NASA astronauts on the International Space Station April 24, President Donald Trump called for a human mission to Mars by the end of his second term in 2024, a timeframe most in the industry do not consider feasible......»»

Category: scienceSource:  spaceRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

Laying the bricks for a digital foundation

​Many of us have fond memories of playing with Lego sets in our youth and letting our imagination run wild, creating multi-coloured structures and spaceships from bricks of all shapes and sizes.  Visitors to the Infocomm Media Development Authorit.....»»

Category: topSource:  todayonlineRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

China’s humanoid robot Jia Jia tongue-tied in interview in English

BEIJING - China's home-grown humanoid robot Jia Jia fared poorly in her first English-language live "interview" with an American journalist on Monday morning (April 24). The robot stumbled over basic questions in her conversation with Kevin Kelly, c.....»»

Category: topSource:  todayonlineRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

Computer linguists are developing an intelligent system aid for air traffic controllers

Human lives depend on their decisions, and psychological stress levels are high. An average radio contact takes 3.5 to 11.3 seconds, during which the air traffic controller checks in with the pilot, examines the radar screens and gives out new instru.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

Will Earth’s Climate Get More Sensitive to CO2? Only Better Satellites Can Say

A mathematical rethink suggests that carbon dioxide will warm Earth more in the future than it does today. But better satellites—such as those Trump wants to scrap—are needed to reduce climate uncertainty A mathematical rethink suggests that carb.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

Sparking Memories With Electrical Stimulation

Electrical stimulation delivered to the human brain when memory is predicted to fail can improve memory Electrical stimulation delivered to the human brain when memory is predicted to fail can improve memory.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

Three Computer Games That Make Assembly Language Fun

Human Resource Machine, TIS-100, and Shenzhen I/O teach low-level coding Human Resource Machine, TIS-100, and Shenzhen I/O teach low-level coding.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

What’s Apple’s Filings Say About Its Self-Driving Car Program

Apple's autonomous development vehicle seems less developed than previously imagined Apple's autonomous development vehicle seems less developed than previously imagined.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

Employment: Pick a Number, Any Number

Counting the employed requires not only data but insight into the human condition, something bureaucrats tend to lack Counting the employed requires not only data but insight into the human condition, something bureaucrats tend to lack.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

New chlamydia drug targets discovered using CRISPR and stem cells

Scientists have created an innovative technique for studying how chlamydia interacts with the human immune system. The results identify novel drug targets for the sexually transmitted disease......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News9 hr. 45 min. ago

Facebook can function as safety net for the bereaved

Neuroscientists have long noted that if certain brain cells are destroyed by, say, a stroke, new circuits may be laid in another location to compensate, essentially rewiring the brain. Researchers have found that social networks respond similarly aft.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News9 hr. 45 min. ago