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Photographic Proof of Climate Change: Time-Lapse Images of Retreating Glaciers

A team of scientists has put together photographic "proof" of climate change, revealing time-lapse photo couplets, or before/after images, of retreating glaciers......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 21st, 2017

Headline trauma: Making excuses for Microsoft

Anytime Microsoft has a bad quarter it’s a great time to practice your creative writing skills.Writing for the very nice people and day trading aficionados and charming contrarians and alien face-huggers at Business Insider, Matt Weinberger has.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News2 hr. 1 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 News3 hr. 1 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 News5 hr. 37 min. ago

How I Get Interview Opportunities Every Time with One Impressive Letter

How I Get Interview Opportunities Every Time with One Impressive Letter.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News11 hr. 37 min. ago

NSA ends surveillance tactic that pulled in citizens" emails, texts

The U.S. National Security Agency will no longer sift through emails, texts and other internet communications that mention targets of surveillance.The change, which the NSA announced on Friday, stops a controversial tactic that critics said violat.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News12 hr. 37 min. ago

Washington State Orchard Owners Look To Robots As Labor Shortage Worsens

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Seattle Times: Harvesting Washington state's vast fruit orchards each year requires thousands of farmworkers, and many of them work illegally in the United States. That system eventually could change dramatica.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 9 min. ago

Apple, Tesla Ask California To Change Its Proposed Policies On Self-Driving Car Testing

Tesla and Apple have asked the state of California to change its proposed policies on self-driving cars to allow companies to test vehicles without traditional steering wheels and controls or human back-up drivers, among other things. Reuters reports.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 53 min. ago

New York Times Columnist Has a Few Thoughts About People Who Believe in Climate Change 

It’s time to talk about climate change. Because Bret Stephens wants to. Stephens, as you may know, is the recently hired New York Times columnist known for holding ugly, entirely unremarkable ideas (Black Lives Matter is “thuggish,” there’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News14 hr. 29 min. ago

Amazon"s Alexa Can Now Whisper, Bleep Out Swear Words, and Change Its Pitch

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Amazon is trying to make its Alexa voice assistant sound more humanlike. Up until now, the female-sounding voice maintained an even, monotone cadence whenever speaking, but with Amazon's new Speech.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 17 min. ago

John McAfee’s ‘hack-proof’ phone secures the hardware — but what about the software?

John McAfee is at it again -- this time he's launched what he claims is a "hack-proof" phone. The phone features a physical switch to turn off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, battery, camera, and microphone. But is it really all that hack proof? The post John McAf.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 29 min. ago

Amazon"s Most Popular Generator Is Just $116, For Prime Members Only

Update: We posted this generator on Monday at $141, which at the time was an all-time low, but it’s since dropped to an insanely low $116, for Prime members only. Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News16 hr. 9 min. ago

Watch Cherry Blossoms Suddenly Explode Into Life in This Stunning Timelapse Footage

It’s that time of year when Mother Nature puts on her best fireworks show with pink and white cherry blossoms. By now your Instagram feed is probably clogged with endless shots of cherry trees, but this spectacular drone footage captured by Jack Jo.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News16 hr. 9 min. ago

How Hollis Brown ditched albums and found online success one single at a time

Roots-rockers Hollis Brown have mastered the art of modern-day music marketing — and their authentic tune stylings have just the right amount of musical moxie to back up their ambitions. The post How Hollis Brown ditched albums and found online suc.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 9 min. ago

The five best free alternatives to Google Docs that run in your browser

Google isn't the only company that offers real-time document editing, or an online suite. Here are our favorite alternatives to Google Docs, from Zoho Docs to Dropbox Paper. The post The five best free alternatives to Google Docs that run in your bro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 9 min. ago

How to set Google as your homepage in the most popular browsers

Simply tired of the same old homepage, or looking to change it to the world's most popular search engine? If you would rather set Google's flagship service as your default, here's how to do so in the browser of your choice. The post How to set Google.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 9 min. ago

BIOSTAR RACING X370GT7 AM4 Motherboard Review

"The RACING X370GT7 AM4 board from BIOSTAR does perform well and at the same time is being able to hold some decent system overclocks. The product does pack one of the latest Realtek (Dragon) Gigabit LAN controllers, which is accompanied by.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News17 hr. 1 min. ago

Tumblr just added a switch in the iOS Settings that lets you turn the porn back on

 Here’s an interesting change: Tumblr’s iOS application just received an update which now lets you turn on or off adult-oriented, NSFW search results just by toggling a switch in iOS’s Settings. That’s right: you can now.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 53 min. ago

Tumblr just added a switch in the iOS Settings that lets you turn back on the porn

 Here’s an interesting change: Tumblr’s iOS application just received an update which now lets you turn on or off adult-oriented, NSFW search results just by toggling a switch in iOS’s Settings. That’s right: you can now.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 1 min. ago

Trump order helps offshore drilling, stops marine sanctuary expansion

Order seeks to reverse protections for sea ecosystems made by Obama. Enlarge / Walruses on floating ice, Chukchi Sea. (credit: Keren Su/Getty Images) In an executive order signed on Friday, President Trump directed his secretary of the interi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 17 min. ago

It"s Time for OEMs to Get Augmented!

It"s Time for OEMs to Get Augmented!.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News18 hr. 29 min. ago