Please enjoy all the creative ways these students have managed to waste time

If you're looking for a new hero, a new hobby, or just some classic inspiration, look no further. Graduate teaching assistants for environmental and Earth science classes at the University of Michigan compiled a truly impressive list of all the thing.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableApr 19th, 2017

6 great Bluetooth keyboards for your tablet or laptop

Want to do more with your tablet than surf the web and watch videos? If so, you need a Bluetooth keyboard. Many have shoved themselves on to stores shelves, but only a handful are worth your money. The post 6 great Bluetooth keyboards for your tablet.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News55 min. ago

Find Out All the Stories From Reddit"s Massive Collaborative Art Project

Earlier this month, Reddit pulled off one of its greatest accomplishments ever: getting users to spend 72 hours painstakingly making art together one pixel at a time. Now, one Redditor has created an atlas that documents the stories of each individua.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

"Car Dogs" have their day on screen

A new feature film about a day in the life of a car dealership resonated with some store employees who could identify with the long hours, the hypercompetitive atmosphere and the sense of camaraderie among stressed-out salespeople......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

Massage Any Time You Want With This Discounted Shiatsu Pillow

Shiatsu pillows come around a lot, but it’s not everyday you find one with over 6,000 reviews and a #1 best seller status on Amazon. Today only, pick up this pillow for $32 and enjoy a massage anywhere you want.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

Rare 1970s DC vs. Marvel Documentary Time-Travels Back to Glory Days of Old-School Comics

“Maybe you think comics are pictures of people walking and talking and beating each other up. Well, comics are art, which means... new ideas, new innovations.” A rarely seen 1978 documentary about the comics business has shown up online for the v.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News4 hr. 3 min. ago

Wait, who’s that?! These lucky actors landed two hit shows at once

It's cause for celebration when an actor scores a role on a top series, but even bigger applause is in order when they score roles on two hit shows at the same time. Check out these famous faces who did just that. The post Wait, who’s that?! Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 3 min. ago

SK Hynix to Ship GDDR6 Memory for Graphics Cards by Early 2018

In a surprising move, SK Hynix has announced its first memory chips based on the yet-unpublished GDDR6 standard. The new DRAM devices for video cards have capacity of 8 Gb and run at 16 Gbps per pin data rate, which is significantly higher than both.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

How Payment Service Venmo Hatched and Later Sold to PayPal

It only took a few drinks -- and a much-younger Iqram Magdon-Ismail forgetting his wallet at home one night -- for him and his friends to come up with one of the most popular ways of splitting a bill: Venmo. Magdon-Ismail is the co-founder of Venmo.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News7 hr. 3 min. ago

Reasons to be cheerful

 I know, I know, it’s been a rough year. Fury, discord, and hatred seem to be on the rise. The super-elite keep getting richer, while young workers keep getting poorer, and economic mobility has plummeted. “The best lack all convicti.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 3 min. ago

Advertisers Are Still Boycotting YouTube Over Offensive Videos

An anonymous reader quotes the Associated Press:The fallout from the YouTube boycott is likely to be felt through the rest of this year. Skittish advertisers have curtailed their spending until they are convinced Google can prevent their brands from.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 55 min. ago

So long, gossip trolls — Yik Yak announces it is shutting down

Anonymous trolls may have a slightly harder time starting rumors and spreading gossip, particularly around college campuses, now that popular messaging app Yik Yak has announced its shuttering. The post So long, gossip trolls — Yik Yak announce.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 27 min. ago

Mazda wants new CMO to lead upscale climb

Mazda's new US marketing chief, Dino Bernacchi, joins the brand at a precarious time, as it attempts to move from its youthful 'Zoom Zoom' image into a higher tier......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News16 hr. 27 min. ago

Doctor Who: Thin Ice review

Bill and the Time Lord tackle different types of serpents in a classic Who episode. Enlarge (credit: Jon Hall/BBC) This is a post-UK broadcast review of Doctor Who. River Song always warned the Doctor against spoilers, so be sure to watch the e.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 19 min. ago

Your wireless carriers are doing better, and we have the numbers to prove it

You know them; you hate them. Wireless carriers are rated among the worst companies, but they're doing better by their customers compared to a few years ago. We've crunched the numbers. Here's how much better off we are. The post Your wireless carrie.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 11 min. ago

Brush your teeth in style with the new All-Black Brush Kit from Goby

Promising "extraordinary beauty and elegant design to oral care," the new All-Black Brush from Goby will make your bathroom seem a bit more...elegant, even if it's where you do the basest of things. The post Brush your teeth in style with the new All.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 11 min. ago

It"s Ok to Be Bored. You Don"t Have to Be Busy All the Time.

It"s Ok to Be Bored. You Don"t Have to Be Busy All the Time......»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News19 hr. 27 min. ago

NVIDIA & Netflix Now Previewing 4K Streaming Support on GeForce GTX 10 Series Cards

Way back in May of 2016 when NVIDIA launched the Pascal architecture powered GeForce GTX 10 series, one of the notable features they announced for the product family was support for Netflix’s newly launched 4K streaming option. At the time no.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News20 hr. 27 min. ago

Developer Shares A Recoverable Container Format That"s File System Agnostic

Long-time Slashdot reader MarcoPon writes: I created a thing: SeqBox. It's an archive/container format (and corresponding suite of tools) with some interesting and unique features. Basically an SBX file is composed of a series of sector-sized blocks.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 27 min. ago

Hackers Leak New Episodes of Orange Is the New Black and Claim More Leaks to Come

Netflix bingers received a weekend surprise when they woke up this morning to find the first ten episodes of the new season of Orange Is the New Black have allegedly been leaked to torrent networks. A hacker group has claimed responsibility and they.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago

Toxic algae on the rise as our oceans warm

The rapidly warming Atlantic sees a big boost in toxic algae. Enlarge (credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Global ocean temperatures have been rising, but the consequences of these increases are not fully clear. A recent p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 55 min. ago