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In Photos: Litter Transforms Into Sea Creatures in Stunning Shots

Artist Mandy Barker has used her photographic talents to capture bits of ocean flotsam — such as stroller wheels, toy horses, burnt plastic flowers and six-pack rings — and transform them into plankton-like sea creatures......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceMar 20th, 2017

Facebook adds more familiar features to Messenger chats

Facebook has a habit of copping features from other apps and dropping them into Messenger, so the addition of message reactions and @-mentions in the social network's marquee messaging app was probably inevitable as the company slowly m.....»»

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

Microsoft expands connected car push with patent licensing

Microsoft's push into the connected car space has moved up a gear with a new patent licensing agreement with Toyota. The world's second-largest auto maker will have access to a range of Microsoft patents as part of the deal announced this week. R.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

You Don’t Wanna Know How a Climate Change-Induced Mass Extinction Can End (Hint: Lizards)

It’s a widely accepted fact that we’re fucked. That’s sort of in a general sense. You, reader, are certainly not making it past 2100. And civilization? Maybe it will meet its maker from superbugs and nuclear war in 50 years, or sea level rise i.....»»

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

Instagram adds two-factor authentication, censors photos that are deemed offensive or disturbing

When in doubt, blur it out. That’s how Instagram is handling any controversial photos that surface on its platform.On Thursday, Instagram announced a new policy to blur out “sensitive” content that users have flagged as either offensive or.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

8 Reasons You’ll Love the Galaxy S8

8 Reasons You’ll Love the Galaxy S8 is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile. At this point we know almost everything about the Samsung Galaxy S8. Including all the reasons buyers will want one. From the stunning new design and bigger.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News2 hr. 35 min. ago

Advertisers squeeze Google over ads running ahead of extremist YouTube content

Also today: Wikileaks indicates the CIA was into iPhone and Mac spy tools nearly 10 years ago, and the classic video game Pong is now IRL. The post Advertisers squeeze Google over ads running ahead of extremist YouTube content appeared first on Digit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 27 min. ago

India"s controversial biometric ID card system could become the only one

If you were waiting for the Indian government to slow down (or completely stop) with its push to bring Aadhaar biometric identity system into your lives, don’t hold your breath. SEE ALSO: India's database with biometric details of its billion c.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 42 min. ago

You can re-write the Red Wedding in this "Game of Thrones" board game

When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. Or you just reset the game board and play again. A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game adapts George R.R. Martin's enormously popular series of novels into a game you can play at home......»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 42 min. ago

Intel Creates AI Group, Aims For More Focus

Intel's artificial intelligence efforts have been scattered over many different units but are now being united into a single operating group. The Artificial Intelligence Products Group will focus on the development of chips and software products tied.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 42 min. ago

18 free cloud storage options

The cloud is full of free storage, if you know where to look.From Box to DropBox, Google to Apple, there’s plenty of free storage to be had in the cloud. Many companies use free cloud storage as a way to entice users into their clouds in hopes t.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News3 hr. 51 min. ago

Walmart"s Vudu app converts your physical movies to digital for $2 each

Walmart’ streaming movie service, Vudu, is expanding its disc-to-digital program with an update to its mobile app that will allow users to scan the barcodes the film’s barcode for converting into digital movies you can watch anywhere. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago

Apple patents a way to transform your iPhone or iPad into a MacBook

Forget the iPhone 8 (or "X" or "Edition" or whatever it'll be called) that's coming later this year. As tech obsessors, we want to know what Apple's cooking up in its secret Cupertino labs for the future. A new patent made public on Thursday (via App.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

First Photos of Returning Twin Peaks Cast

New magazine covers give us our first look at several key Twin Peaks characters in the Showtime revival. Aside from one teaser and one poster that have included Kyle MacLachlan as Agent Dale Cooper, all the promos thus far for the return of Twi.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

How Iron Fist Leads into The Defenders

We look at how Danny Rand's adventures feed into the upcoming team-up show, Marvel's The Defenders.. Warning: Full spoilers for Marvel's Iron Fist continue below. Marvel's Iron Fist is the last piece of The Defenders puzzle. The group will come.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Character Posters Released

The character and IMAX posters provide stunning looks at Ego, Rocket, Gamora, and more. A set of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 character posters have been released, highlighting the new and returning members of the Marvel team. The images, rel.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Human-Caused Climate Change Made 2016 Way Too Hot

The year 2016 was one for the record books, at least when it comes to the weather. Last year had the highest global temperature in modern history and extremely high levels of carbon dioxide and sea level rise......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Instagram will soon censor sensitive content in your feed

Instagram just announced a major change to how it deals with posts that contain sensitive content.  The app will soon begin to blur out photos and videos that have been deemed "sensitive." Users will still be able to view the images but will nee.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Facebook is still trying to get people to use it for shopping

Facebook still wants to turn your News Feed into an online shopping tool. Its latest effort to turn into an ecommerce giant is a new ad format that lets brands pair their commercials with collections of images and product listings in the same post. W.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Emirates offers ingenious workaround to the laptop ban

Airlines are getting creative following the new ban on electronic devices on flights into the U.S. from certain Middle Eastern and African airports. Emirates, one of those affected with flights coming in from Dubai, announced Thursday a service for l.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Earliest dinosaurs may have originally come from Britain, new study says

Dinosaurs just can't get a break. First, a comet slams into the Earth and renders them extinct. Now a group of scientists wants to dramatically shake-up the dino family tree.  A new study, published this week in the journal Nature, proposes a ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago