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Membranes to remove viruses from drinking water

The 'zwitterionic polymer hydrogel' repels the viruses from approaching and passing through the membrane. It contains both positive and negative charges and improves efficiency by weakening virus accumulation on the modified filter surface. The resul.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyApr 19th, 2017

Plex changes its new privacy policy after backlash, clarified it’s not trying to see what’s in your library

 Popular media player software maker Plex has had a rough weekend. The company alerted users via email on Friday about an updated privacy policy due to go into effect in September. The new policy would remove users’ ability to opt out of d.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 34 min. ago

Blast boats out of the water in Rovio"s raucous Battle Bay

Free-to-play games often look appealing, but it’s difficult to know at a glance whether the business model is insidious and fun ruining, or reasonable and worth pumping a few bucks into. With Freemium Field Test, we’ll take a recent free-to-pl.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News22 hr. 6 min. ago

The 5 best waterproof cameras in 2017

Waterproof, crushproof, freezeproof… these rugged waterproof cameras will take anything you can throw at them. If you're off on holiday, the chances are you're going to get close to some water, whether it's a hotel pool or the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

Please enjoy all these hedgehogs being washed with toothbrushes

If your pet hedgehog needs a bit of extra TLC, take heart. A truly compelling experience awaits you.  Many hedgehog owners occasionally remove dirt (and poop!) from their prickly friends' quills and feet using a toothbrush. If it's done right, m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Want to live longer? Forever Labs wants to help, using your stem cells

Forever Labs is a new Y Combinator startup that seeks to help you live longer and healthier by preserving adult stem cells. Because as it turns out, drinking from a mythical source of water is not the key to eternity. The post Want to live longer? Fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

So bad they’re good: iPhone 8 survey results

Is this glass half full or half empty? Is it even a glass? What is water? What if it was fire instead?The progression of these questions may seem odd, but that’s just how you start thinking about Apple survey results if you write for CNBC.Todd H.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Google figured out how to flawlessly remove stock-photo watermarks

Watermarks are placed on copyrighted images like stock-photos in order to keep people from using them without permission or without paying. And manually removing them requires Photoshop skills, time and being ok with the image not looking it.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

The internet is saying goodbye to Steve Bannon by trolling him with Confederate statue jokes

Steve Bannon, Trump's White House Chief Strategist, has officially left the building and the internet can't help but notice his impeccable timing. Amidst a nationwide debate over the decision to remove Confederate monuments — which Trump sees a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

This plastic card could be the ultimate life hack

FORMcard is basically Play-Doh for adults. The multitool becomes moldable to whatever shape you want after it's immersed in hot water. You can shape it to be a phone stand or wrap it around a broken tool handle or whatever needs fixing. It's super st.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

63% off Anker SoundCore 2 Bluetooth Speaker with 24-Hour Playtime - Deal Alert

SoundCore 2 From Anker produces outstanding audio from an astonishingly compact speaker. Upgraded 2x 6W drivers blast out rich, clear sound. IPX5 water-resistant rating and dustproof engineering mean you can bring your beats anywhere - from the g.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Google Researchers Made An Algorithm To Delete Watermarks From Photos

"Researchers at Google have found a vulnerability in the way watermarks are used by stock imagery sites like Adobe Stock that makes it possible to remove the opaque stamp used to protect copyright," writes Khari Johnson via VentureBeat. "The consiste.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Dilution of Whisky -- the Molecular Perspective

From a new published paper in Scientific Report by Bjorn C. G. Karlsson and Ran Friedman: Despite the growing knowledge of the nature of water-alcohol mixtures on a molecular level, much less is known on the interaction of water, alcohol and small so.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

"Move Over Nissan Juke, 2018 Hyundai Kona Is Here!" Does This Hold Water?

Much has been said about the two sub-compacts but industry experts somehow are more drawn into Hyundai's latest offering, the 2018 Hyundai Kona. Nissan Juke is awesome as it is still but it now has a worthy opponent......»»

Category: autoSource:  autoworldnewsRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Chewbacca beat up a ski resort worker with his snowboard

A staffer as the Thredbo ski resort in New South Wales, Australia reported that Chewbacca beat him with a snowboard after insisting the Wookie remove his "costume." “He lost consciousness and some teeth,” Chewbacca wrote on social media, acco.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

This limited-edition, all-aluminum hybrid superyacht has Porsche DNA

The Dynamiq GTT 115 Hybrid superyacht designed by Studio F.A. Porsche hits the water in September, the first of seven limited edition yachts. Online configurator software shortens build time to 15 months from three years. The post This limited-editio.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Why adding a drop of water can make whisky taste even better

Scotch aficionados know that adding a little water to their dram can bring out the flavours – now we have glimpsed more of the chemistry behind it.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

This limited-edition all-aluminum hybrid superyacht has Porsche DNA

The Dynamiq GTT 115 Hybrid superyacht designed by Studio F.A. Porsche hits the water in September, the first of seven limited edition yachts. Online configurator software shortens build time to 15 months from three years. The post This limited-editio.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Cloudflare, Apple Pay, and others remove services from white supremacist sites in wake of Charlottesville

The fallout from the Charlottesville protests is continuing to blow through the tech world, as more companies stop offering their services to The Daily Stormer and other white supremacist sites......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

China cracks down on VPN vendors

Five websites, including Alibaba, have been asked to remove vendors that sell virtual private networks......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Kobo Aura H20 Edition 2 review: A waterproof e-reader worthy of your consideration

While not indestructible, this Kindle competitor can survive being submerged in water......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017