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Most Teens Who Abuse Opioids First Got Them From a Doctor

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Live Science: Most American teenagers who abuse opioid drugs first received the drugs from a doctor, a new study finds. Researchers looked at trends in the use of prescription opioids among U.S. adolescents fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Why there"s a need for protocol on self-driving car accidents

As fleets of robo-taxis start mixing on public roads with cars, motorcycles and pedestrians, accidents will be inevitable -- and so will be the need for a process to deal with them......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News1 min. ago

Pokemon Go: First Official Mention of Generation 3 Added

Niantic has added a new Hoenn Pokedex badge to Pokemon Go, providing even more evidence of an imminent release of generation three......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 min. ago

This self-heating winter jacket claims to stay warm for 14 hours and charge your phone at the same time

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Winter is coming, which means most people are breaking out their winter coats that are so bulky, they're borderline ridiculous. A Kickstarter proje.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 min. ago

Trumps offends family of another fallen soldier, and this time a $25,000 check was involved

After the mother of a fallen solider claimed President Donald Trump disrespected her family, the father of another solider says the commander-in-chief promised him $25,000 after his son died — but he never got the money.  Chris Baldridge t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 min. ago

Google investigates the Oreo update that killed text messages on some Pixels

Google’s Pixel and Nexus phones are the only Android devices that currently run Android 8.0 Oreo. As exciting as that might be for Android users looking to use Google’s most recent Android release, some of them have been experiencing a strange te.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News17 min. ago

CNN just got special FAA permission to fly drones over crowds

CNN has announced that it is the first of its kind to get FAA approval for operating a drone over crowds. This is made possible via the FAA’s issuance of a Part 107 waiver that authorizes the use of small unmanned aircraft systems in places whe.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News45 min. ago

Father of fallen soldier still hasn’t seen that $25,000 check Trump promised him

After the mother of a fallen solider claimed President Donald Trump disrespected her family, the father of another solider says the commander-in-chief promised him $25,000 after his son died — but he never got the money.  Chris Baldridge t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News53 min. ago

CNN Gets a First-Of-Its-Kind Waiver To Fly Drones Over Crowds

The FAA has granted CNN a waiver that allows it to fly its Vantage Robotics Snap drone over open-air crowds of people at altitudes of up to 150 feet. "This is a new precedent in this kind of waiver: Previous exemptions allowed flight of drones over p.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News53 min. ago

Rolls-Royce Readies For Advance3 Core Test

First all-new big core configuration in 50 years paves way for next-gen Advance and UltraFan The core is the common element of the company’s plan to make a step change.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

Opinion: NBAA 2017—Flat Is The New Up

Nothing extraordinary is expected heading into 2018, but the status of the business jet industry looks a lot better than it has for most of the last decade. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

Truffle now lets you share your food tips via iMessage

 While you’ve already got Yelp and other apps to help you figure out where to eat, Truffle is designed specifically for sharing recommendations with friends and other people you know. A new update should make that sharing even easier. The.....»»

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

This faux skin gives robots a sense of touch

Researchers with UCLA and the University of Washington have created a faux skin that gives robots a sense of touch, enabling them to better grasp objects and more. This fake skin, which is described as a flexible sensor, can be stretched over robotic.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

CNN gets the first FAA waiver to fly drones over crowds

The FAA finally passed a set of rules for commercial drone aviators back in August 2016, which included a formal restriction from flying over crowds of people. Given how valuable aerial footage from UAVs is, that's been a difficult regu.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Miami Police Union President Javier Ortiz, who harassed woman on Facebook, promoted to Captain

Do a Google search on Javier Ortiz and Miami and you'll read about a cop who has gotten in trouble numerous times for things that would get most people fired or jailed. But Lt. Ortiz, president of the Miami Police Union, just got promoted to Captain......»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

6 Minecraft Problems with Better Together Update & How to Fix Them

6 Minecraft Problems with Better Together Update & How to Fix Them is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. Since launch, Minecraft problems have wrecked the new Better Together update. Here’s how to fix those problems and how you can fin.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

This decked-out wallet includes a notebook, pen, and RFID-blocking technology

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The P01 Pioneer Wallet & Pen on Kickstarter from Dango Products holds a lot more than just your money. It's got just about anything you need in one.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

Trade in your bulky winter coat for this self-heating jacket

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Winter is coming, which means most people are breaking out their winter coats that are so bulky, they're borderline ridiculous. A Kickstarter proje.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

Our exclusive spy shots shed insight into the Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV

Rolls-Royce is putting the final touches on the Cullinan, its first-ever SUV. We won't see the Rolls-Royce Cullinan until next year at the earliest, but our exclusive spy shots shed insight into what the model will look like. The post Our exclusive s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Phiaton BT 150 NC neckband earbuds block almost all ambient noise

Phiaton has launched a pair of neckband-style earbuds that are able to block out the majority of ambient noises, making them a great choice for anyone who needs noise-cancelling headphones with a lightweight and portable design. Called the BT 150 NC,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

One of New York City’s Most Significant Early Skyscrapers to Undergo $50 Million Renovation

One of New York City’s original skyscrapers and the former largest office building in the world, the Equitable Building, is set to receive a $50 million renovation and restoration that will bring the historic structure up to 21st century s.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago