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In 18 Years, A College Degree Could Cost About $500,000

An anonymous reader shares a report: People worried about college affordability today can at least take this to heart: it could get much, much worse. Tuition has been rising by about 6% annually, according to investment management company Vanguard. A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Murder charges for doc who prescribed alleged “horrifyingly excessive” opioids

Law enforcement now going after doctors in bid to curb opioid epidemic. Enlarge / Pills. (credit: Getty | smartstock) An Oklahoma doctor is facing five counts of second-degree murder charges following the opioid overdose deaths of her patients.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 min. ago

Mario and Rabbid pals could dominate the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2017

Mario could be this year's big winner at the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2017, as he is nominated in four categories with his new Rabbid friends and in three of his own with Super Mario Odyssey. The post Mario and Rabbid pals could dominate the G.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

You could do so much better than those Sonic the Hedgehog shoes

To celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog's 26th birthday this summer, Anippon teamed up with Sega to create some Sonic-inspired shoes for all the fans who took one look at Sonic's classic red and white shoes and thought, "I need those." The shoes cost about $.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 32 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. 32 min. ago

Critical Flaw Found in Intel Skylake, Kaby Lake Processors

A newly identified defect in Intel's Skylake and Kaby Lake processors could cause devices with hyper-threading enabled to "dangerously misbehave," a Debian project researcher warned yesterday. Users with 6th- and 7th-generation Intel core processor.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Startups, apply to Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF today

 We are still searching for innovative startups that want to launch on our Disrupt SF stage and aren’t afraid to get a little competitive! The winning company takes home the legendary Disrupt Cup and an equity-free check for $50,000 —.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Court Hands Internet Textbook Pirates Suspended Sentences

Three men have received conditional jail sentences for selling online access to pirate textbooks. The trio, aged between 26 and 71-years-old, scanned and made available at least 198 books without copyright holder permission in exchange for a $45 per.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Cybercrime Officials Shutdown Large eBook Portal, Three Arrested

Three individuals believed to be behind a large illicit eBook portal have been arrested. Lul.to carried an estimated 200,000 titles, including eBooks, audiobooks, and newspapers, each downloadable for a small fee. It claimed to be the largest site of.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Latest Overwatch Patch Namechecks New Hero and Event

Will we finally, finally see Doomfist appear? A new update could be suggesting so... The latest update to Overwatch's public test servers appears to be internally referred to as "Doomfist / Summer Games", referencing a long-rumored new hero and.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 0 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. 0 min. ago

Top 10 best Linux apps of 2017

Discover the most useful Linux desktop apps which you can benefit from today. While everyone knows that most Linux distributions (distros) are free to download, not everybody is aware that you also have access to thousands of cost-free applicat.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Researchers build simple DNA machines that can be used for making molecular computers

The machines can switch reversibly between two different shapes and could be used to make nanotech sensors, amplifiers and even a molecular computer. The post Researchers build simple DNA machines that can be used for making molecular computers appe.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Delhi government makes Aadhaar compulsory for those seeking subsidy on e-rickshaw registration

The registered owners of e-rickshaws in Delhi will be considered for a subsidy of Rs 30,000 after providing their Aadhaar card details. The post Delhi government makes Aadhaar compulsory for those seeking subsidy on e-rickshaw registration appeared f.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 0 min. ago

OPPO R 11 Plus with 4,000 mAh battery, 6-inch AMOLED display to be available in China from 30 June

The Oppo R11 Plus includes a 6-inch 1080 x 1920 pixels display and is loaded with Android Nougat 7.1. The post OPPO R 11 Plus with 4,000 mAh battery, 6-inch AMOLED display to be available in China from 30 June appeared first on Tech2. The OPPO .....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 0 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. 0 min. ago

How J.K. Rowling, the "Harry Potter" fandom, and technology all grew up together

For 20 years, J.K. Rowling has been forging a relationship with fans — millions and millions all over the world in a way that can feel deeply, deeply personal (who among us hasn't tweeted at her hoping for a fave?).  "The online Harry Pott.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

How to create viral content: Try, try again

Benjamin Hardy was the #1 writer on Medium.com in 2016.  He has grown his email subscriber base from zero to over 200,000 people in the past two years.He attributes much of his success from a single idea he learned from Tim Ferriss: Rather than.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Your bag of Cheetos could have $50,000 in it

The Cheetos Museum is looking for your weirdest looking Cheeto in your bag of Flamin' Hot or Cheesy Cheetos. Use your imagination and upload a clean photo of your Cheetos, describe it, and you could be $50,000 richer. Some already submitted Cheetos t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Nintendo fans freaking out to the "Metroid" E3 reveal is why I love video games

Nintendo's big E3 surprise was one that fans have been waiting to hear about for years: Metroid Prime 4 is coming. Most of us watched it at home, but a group of dedicated fans gathered in Nintendo's New York City retail store for a public showing.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

You can now experience what Notre Dame looks and sounds like - thanks to VR

A trip around Paris' Notre Dame could show the next stage in convincing VR. When we talk about virtual reality's ability to transport us to whole new worlds, we often focus on the visual elements – the resolution of the displays, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago