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Hundreds of Meltwater Streams Found Flowing Across Antarctica

Much of the Antarctic continent is threaded with rivers, pools and streams of melting drainage water, which could mean the continent is more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 19th, 2017

A Database of Thousands of Credit Cards Was Left Exposed on the Open Internet

A US online pet store has exposed the details of more than 110,400 credit cards used to make purchases through its website, researchers have found. From a report on ZDNet: In a stunning show of poor security, the Austin, TX-based company FuturePets.c.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

How Hollis Brown ditched albums and found online success one single at a time

Roots-rockers Hollis Brown have mastered the art of modern-day music marketing — and their authentic tune stylings have just the right amount of musical moxie to back up their ambitions. The post How Hollis Brown ditched albums and found online suc.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 12 min. ago

Between the Streams: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ debacle, Anne Rice’s vampire TV, new Indy

This week, we'll talk about the ups and downs of CBS' troubled new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, a Great Outdoors reboot with Kevin Hart, Disney's latest film slate, Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles TV show, and more. The post Between the Str.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 12 min. ago

The Awair Glow is a nightlight that senses – and reacts to – bad air

 There are plenty of air quality sensors out there but so far the Awair Glow is the only sensor I’ve found that can do something about nastiness in your environment. The Glow is a small plugin nightlight that connects to an iOS or Android.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 3 min. ago

Slashdot Asks: Should an Employee Be Fired For Working On Personal Side Projects During Office Hours?

An anonymous reader writes: I found this article that talks about whether an engineer should be fired if s/he is working on a side project. Several people who have commented in the thread say that the employer should first talk to the person and unde.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 39 min. ago

Network management vulnerability exposes home cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices around the world, primarily residential cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their Simple Network Management Protocol implementation.SNMP is used for automated.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News21 hr. 19 min. ago

Network management vulnerability exposes cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices around the world, primarily residential cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their Simple Network Management Protocol implementation.SNMP is used for automated.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News21 hr. 48 min. ago

Extremely Relatable Dragonfly Fakes Her Death to Deter Horny Males

It’s a scenario many women in the room are all too familiar with: You’re sitting in the park, enjoying some R&R, when you spy a leery Y-chromosome carrier lumbering your direction, clearly looking to test the pickup line he found on Imgur last ni.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Extremely Relatable Dragonfly Fakes Her Death to Deter Unwanted Males

It’s a scenario many women in the room are all too familiar with: You’re sitting in the park, enjoying some R&R, when you spy a leery Y-chromosome carrier lumbering your direction, clearly looking to test the pickup line he found on Imgur last ni.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

The Moon Magically Appears on the Post Office"s New Total Solar Eclipse Stamp

On August 21, millions of people across the United States, from Salem, Oregon, to Charleston, South Carolina, will be able to witness something that hasn’t been seen here since 1979: a total solar eclipse. To commemorate the rare celestial occurren.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Monkey advertised for sale on social media rescued

RSPCA want a ban on keeping them as pets after the primate was found living in "hugely inappropriate conditions"......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Those Super-Popular Bowflex Dumbbells Just Got Way Cheaper

Hundreds of our readers bought these insanely popular adjustable dumbbells a couple weekends ago at $229, which at the time was an all-time low. Well, I have some good news (or bad news, if you already got them); they just dropped to $213.Read more.......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Drug Cartels Are Using Ford Fusions To Smuggle Curiously Cheap Weed Into Minnesota

A string of drug busts in Minnesota involving marijuana being smuggled across the border in brand new Ford Fusions has triggered an ongoing investigation. It is believed that the cartel of former drug lord “El Chapo” is involved.Read more........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Google brings ‘Hamilton’ experiences to students in the theater and virtual reality

 Yesterday, Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, gave 5,000 high school students across the country a chance to see the smash hit Hamilton: An American Musical. All of this was possible thanks to an $800,000 grant from the company whic.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

The truth about Antarctica"s "Blood Falls" finally oozes out of the ice

We may finally have an explanation for a red waterfall in Antarctica that has puzzled visitors and researchers since its discovery in 1911. Blood Falls may owe its rusty, bloody color to salty water that has been trapped under the Taylor glacier for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

The iPad Pro is official, and so is the new Apple Pencil stylus and keyboard

Reports say Apple planned to mass produce a large screen iPad in late 2014, but considerable iPhone 6 demand has reportedly delayed the launch. It's unknown when it will make its debut, but that doesn't stop the rumors flowing. The post The iPad Pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Google"s Classroom is open to anyone with an urge to teach

Forget those pesky teaching qualifications, because Google has now found a way to make educators out of us all. Starting today, any Google Classroom user will be able to create their own classes. Working as an app or via desktop, what starte.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Adidas expands line of running shoes made with plastic debris found in oceans

In an effort to reduce plastic debris in the ocean, Adidas and other companies have found ways to recycle this debris into quality athletic gear. Teaming up again with Parley, Adidas has revealed new editions of its Ultraboost running shoes. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

The Phoenix Force Finds a New Host

The Phoenix Force finds a new master as Thanos' fight for survival grows more desperate. The Phoenix Force returned in Thanos #6 this week, and it found itself a new host. Warning: this article contains spoilers for Thanos #6! So far, the seri.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Addicted to love? Craving comes in two forms, and both can hurt

The idea that people can be addicted to love is contentious, but a review of 64 studies found evidence for two different but harmful forms of this condition.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017