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March for Science: Why Are Scientists Taking to the Streets on Saturday?

Here's a look at why various scientists will head to the streets of various cities on Saturday, April 22, for the March for Science.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 20th, 2017

Oh God, Disney"s Avatar Ride Sings Now

Ever wondered what sailing down the River Styx would be like? Taking a boat into a scary and unknown world, only to be greeted by a terrifying figure signaling your impending fate? Thanks, Disney!Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Five shows and movies to stream this week: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ ’13 Reasons Why,’ and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best shows and movies coming to streaming services this week. On the list this week: 'The Handmaid's Tale,' the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and more. The post Five sho.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Microsoft"s Surface Revenue Drops By $285M (26%)

An anonymous reader quotes Computerworld: Revenue generated by Microsoft's Surface hardware during the March quarter was down 26% from the same period the year before, the company said yesterday as it briefed Wall Street. For the quarter, Surface pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

The Handmaid’s Tale is the most horrific thing I have ever seen

Also, it’s weirdly funny. And that’s why you need to watch it right now. Enlarge / The handmaid June (Elizabeth Moss) must wear regulation red, with a bonnet covering her face, to signify that role as a slave designated to bear children for.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

How to Talk Across the Aisle When You"re Marching For Science (Or Climate Change)

The March for Science brought historic numbers of scientists to the streets to stand up for evidence-based reasoning, but whether it actually helped heal the partisan divide on issues like climate change is far less certain. A cursory look at the pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?

"Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. The head of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Wikipedia Is Being Blocked In Turkey

Nine hours ago, Ilgaz wrote: The Turkey Blocks monitoring network has verified restrictions affecting the Wikipedia online encyclopedia in Turkey. A block affecting all language editions of the website [was] detected at 8:00AM local time Saturday 29.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 2 min. ago

Saturday"s Best Deals: Black + Decker, Nest Candles, Minimalist Wallets, and More

One of your favorite minimalist wallets, Black + Decker lawn care tools, Nest candles and oil reed diffusers, and more lead Saturday’s best deals.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News14 hr. 22 min. ago

Watch the Tribeca Games festival panels right now

The inaugural Tribeca Games Festival runs Saturday through Sunday. Check out the schedule of speakers -- including keynote addresses from Hideo Kojima and Ken Levine -- and come watch it with us! The post Watch the Tribeca Games festival panels right.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 30 min. ago

Smartphone ‘Orders’ body to treat diabetes

Scientists have used a smartphone to control the activity of the living cells inside and animal......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms

sciencehabit quotes a report from Science Magazine: Your wireless router may be giving you away in a manner you never dreamed of. For the first time, physicists have used radio waves from a Wi-Fi transmitter to encode a 3D image of a real object in a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 46 min. ago

EPA Website Removes Climate Science Site From Public View After Two Decades

Last week there were reports that the EPA climate change website was set to be taken down, though later the EPA denied that. On Friday evening, however, the Environmental Protection Agency announced its website would be "undergoing changes" to better.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 22 min. ago

Why are lenses so expensive? Watch this Swedish inventor design his own Pretzeval

Think lenses are expensive? Watch how meticulous the process is as this inventor crafts his own Pretzeval, basically from scratch. He even cuts and shapes the glass himself and turns a big piece of metal into the barrel. The post Why are lenses so ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Weekly Rewind: Go karts on the high seas, security bots, and NASA probes

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Why People Who Lie All the Times Are Mentally Sick

Why People Who Lie All the Times Are Mentally Sick.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Why Listen to Reply Instead of Understand Is the Key to Failure

Why Listen to Reply Instead of Understand Is the Key to Failure.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Why Social Media Might Be Causing Depression

Why Social Media Might Be Causing Depression.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: January-March 2017

This IDC Energy Insights Perspective provides a quick one-stop-shopping overview of the EMEA utilities industry in the first quarter of 2017, covering M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developments; new financing deals; major comp.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Former NSA director explains why the spy agency will end a controversial surveillance technique

 Earlier today, the NSA announced its intentions to limit a surveillance technique that had a nasty side effect of sweeping up communications to and from Americans. In a rare unprompted press statement, the NSA explained explained that it woul.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Apple is already taking advantage of its self-driving permit with a Lexus test

California's Department of Motor Vehicles decided to grant Apple an autonomous vehicle testing permit, allowing the company to use California's public highways in testing self-driving technology. The post Apple is already taking advantage of its self.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017