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Natural variability has boosted Arctic sea ice loss

At least half of loss due to humans, but chance weather patterns piled on. Enlarge / The 2016 summer minimum extent was the second lowest on record—compared here with the median extent between 1981 and 2010. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Your dog knows exactly what it’s doing when it gives you that look

If you're a dog owner, you've probably long suspected that your pup has learned exactly how to push your buttons, but new research out of the University of Portsmouth proves that not only do dogs know how to get what they want from you, but from huma.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News18 min. ago

Kit Harington clarifies his 2016 comments about sexism "towards men": "I was wrong"

Kit Harington has clarified comments he made in 2016 about his experience with "sexism" as a male actor, in a new interview with The Guardian  The Game of Thrones star said he "was wrong" to conflate his experiences as a man with that of the ver.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News26 min. ago

2 Million IoT Devices Enslaved By Fast-Growing BotNet

An anonymous reader writes: Since mid-September, a new IoT botnet has grown to massive proportions. Codenamed IoT_reaper, researchers estimate its current size at nearly two million infected devices. According to researchers, the botnet is mainly mad.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News26 min. ago

YouTube Suspends Account of Popular Chinese Dissident

schwit1 brings news about an exiled Chinese billionaire with 500,000 followers on YouTube. The Washington Free Beacon reports:YouTube has suspended the video account of popular Chinese dissident Guo Wengui amid a mounting pressure from the Beijing go.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News26 min. ago

Google will give you a $1,000 to hack Android’s most popular apps

In order to help ensure that the Google Play Store remains secure and safe, Google has partnered with several app developers to offer an increased bug bounty on those who can help find and fix exploits within Android apps. The post Google will give y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News59 min. ago

NASCAR"s Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a spontaneous laugh of pure joy

NASCAR"s Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a spontaneous laugh of pure joy.....»»

Category: autoSource:  autoweekRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Ryan Blaney fast, but NASCAR Playoff driver has a deep hole to dig out of

Ryan Blaney fast, but NASCAR Playoff driver has a deep hole to dig out of.....»»

Category: autoSource:  autoweekRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

New York City ordered to share code for DNA evidence software

Many attempts to open up access to software in the justice system have fallen flat. Advocates in New York, however, have just scored a significant victory. A federal judge has publicly unsealed the source code for DNA analysis software pre.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Google officially activates Project Loon over Puerto Rico

Google's parent company, Alphabet, has officially brought its Project Loon balloons to Puerto Rico. The company is hopeful that its new technology will be able to restore internet and cell service to the people of the island. The post Google official.....»»

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

Kit Harington knows he messed up with his male sexism talk: "I was wrong."

Kit Harington has clarified comments he made in 2016 about his experience with "sexism" as a male actor, in a new interview with The Guardian  The Game of Thrones star said he "was wrong" to conflate his experiences as a man with that of the ver.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Verizon’s new phone insurance might be better than AppleCare

Insurance plans offered by carriers are, by and large, a waste of money. Generally, you end up paying too much for a plan that still has a high deductible, and which will leave you waiting weeks just to have your phone replaced with a banged-up refur.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

Latest video of iPhone X in the wild shows off white design and more

As we approach the release of the iPhone X next month, the device continues to make appearances in the wild. We shared a video and a handful of images of the device earlier this month, and now another close-up look of the iPhone X in white has hit th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

We now know when China’s ‘Heavenly Palace’ will crash to Earth. But where?

China's "Heavenly Palace" space station has accelerated its out-of-control descent and is expected to break apart and crash somewhere on Earth in early 2018. The post We now know when China’s ‘Heavenly Palace’ will crash to Earth. B.....»»

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

Ranking Every Simpsons Treehouse of Horror

It's time to celebrate nearly three decades of Halloween episodes from The Simpsons. On Sunday, October 22, The Simpsons will air the 28th installment of the "Treehouse of Horror" series. Since Season 2, FOX has run one of these Halloween-relat.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Google Offers $1,000 Bounties For Hacking Dropbox, Tinder, Snapchat, and Others

An anonymous reader quotes Mashable: Google, in collaboration with bug bounty platform HackerOne, has launched the Google Play Security Reward Program, which promises $1,000 to anyone who can identify security vulnerabilities in participating Google.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Twitter explains why it takes time to roll out new safety rules

Twitter has been trying to stamp out harassment, violence and abuse on its platform for years, but it's nowhere near achieving that goal. Since its administrators regularly get a lot of flak for not moving fast enough to make the websit.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 50 min. ago

Boosted 2 Dual+ electric longboard review

After riding around on the new Boosted 2 Dual+ for the past few weeks, we’re convinced you can’t find a smoother electric longboard on the market right now. The post Boosted 2 Dual+ electric longboard review appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 26 min. ago

Lightweight and Compact Shelter Is The Last Base Before the Climb to the Highest Point in Europe

At an altitude of 3,800 meters, Ice-Age architects have designed and produced a compact and lightweight shelter as the last base before climbers venture up Mount Elbrus, the highest point in Europe. Inspired by Buckminster Fuller's 2V geodes.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News4 hr. 33 min. ago

Experience The Walking Dead in VR with AMC’s new app

AMC’s The Walking Dead returns for its eighth season this weekend, and to help celebrate the TV network has released a new VR app that will let viewers finally step into the role of the show’s titular zombies. Titled AMC VR, the app is av.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News4 hr. 34 min. ago

As Spotify launches ‘RISE’ competitor, Apple files trademark for ‘Apple Music Up Next’

Spotify this week announced a new “RISE” program that’s eerily similar to Apple Music’s “Up Next” series. Both aim to highlight up and coming artists that represent the future of music, and Apple has showcased many.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News4 hr. 34 min. ago