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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

CPT to begin volume shipments of 18:9 smartphone panels in 4Q17

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) will begin volume shipments of 18:9 all-screen smartphone panels in the fourth quarter of 2017, with the bulk of the production coming out from its plant in Longtan, northern Taiwan and a small portion from its China subs.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 min. ago

"The Evil Within 2" is better because it spaces out the scares

The Evil Within 2 is weird, gross and scary. But that's okay because it balances all that with exploration and figuring out what the hell is going on. I can then get back to fleeing disgusting buzzsaw creatures -- or occasionally stabbi.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News48 min. ago

Shutterstock defends its photos against Google’s watermark-removal AI

Engineers at photo stock site Shutterstock have designed a "watermark randomizer" to improve the security of its millions of images. It comes after Google showed it was possible to remove a watermark without degrading the image. The post Shutterstock.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News48 min. ago

Google Pixel 2 May Launch On Oct 5

This month has been pretty interesting for the tech aficionados, thanks to the launch of much awaited operating system, Android 8.0 Oreo, and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone. And now, we have been hearing a lot about the launch of Google’s upcomin.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News2 hr. 23 min. ago

Flytrex launches an autonomous on-demand drone delivery service in Iceland’s capital

 Flytrex wants to prove that drones are a realistic option for on-demand logistics with a new delivery program that took off in Iceland’s capital today. While other companies, including Amazon, have tested drone deliveries, Flytrex says th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 59 min. ago

You can use your own iPhone to get Virgin"s $1-a-year plan

Looks like Virgin Mobile is on a mission to sign up as many iPhone users as it can. The carrier has just announced that you can now bring your own iPhone and enjoy its $1-a-year subscription offer. When the company began exclusively catering.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 15 min. ago

Nikon"s D850 DSLR blends speed with insane resolution

Nikon recently teased a full-frame D850 for its 100th anniversary, hoping it would fulfill the wish-lists of pro photographers. It has now unwrapped the DSLR and seems to have wildly succeeded with that goal. The D850 is entering medium-form.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 7 min. ago

JioPhone Pre-Booking Starts Today At 5 PM

Reliance Jio is all set to open pre-booking for the much awaited JioPhone starting today, Aug 24, at 5 PM. The phone which was unveiled at the Reliance Industries AGM on July 21, will be available to customers at an effective price of zero. Customers.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News4 hr. 7 min. ago

Hanwha Q Cells, LG, China PV makers reportedly mulling factory plans for US

South Korea-based solar cell and PV module makers Hanwha Q Cells and LG Electronics as well as a few China-based fellow makers, to cope with US global safeguards investigation of imported PV products, have reportedly surveyed candidate sites in the U.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

Western Digital May Get Toshiba Memory After All

New consortium reportedly has inside track with $17.3 billion bid......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

Crunch Report | Galaxy Note 8 Makes Its Return

We get a look at SpaceX’s Spacesuit, Galaxy Note 8 makes its return, a recap of YC Demo Day 2 and Apple’s latest iPhone could come on September 12th. All this on Crunch Report. Read More.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 47 min. ago

Look out, warehouse workers – this automated forklift is coming for your job

Robots and autonomous vehicles are everywhere -- and warehouses are no exception. The new Seegrid GP8 Series 6 forklift can pick up and move heavy loads, all without needing human assistance. The post Look out, warehouse workers – this automate.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 48 min. ago

Analysis of 187 documents concludes Exxon “misled the public” on climate change

“Read all of these documents and make up your own mind,” ExxonMobil said. Enlarge / Oil processing towers and gas processing infrastructure stand at the Exxon Mobil Corp. (credit: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A review of 187.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Republicans try comparing tax code to Legend of Zelda, mix up their facts

Factual error has since been fixed on GOP site, but perhaps not the flawed logic. Enlarge / House GOP: "How do you do, fellow kids? Say, have you heard about this Zelda guy?" American Republican legislators have begun aiming their sights on.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Hasbro, TripAdvisor bring vacations in update of the Game of Life

While the Game of Life is 60 years old, it's remained unchanged -- until now. Working with TripAdvisor, Hasbro is adding vacations to the game for the first time. Players can pick destinations, and encounter travel headaches. The post Hasbro, TripAdv.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

How cells hack their own genes

DNA in all organisms from yeast to humans encodes the genes that make it possible to live and reproduce. But these beneficial genes make up only 2% of our DNA. Now researchers have unveiled a novel mechanism for gene expression......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

A pair of medical magnets shows promise as a new tool for creating an anastomosis

An experimental device that employs a pair of magnets offers surgeons a new safe and simple alternative to standard methods for creating an anastomosis for the first time in nearly 50 years......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Researcher identifies a new way to treat HIV

Medical treatment that targets human proteins rather than ever-mutating viruses may one day help HIV-positive people whose bodies have built a resistance to 'cocktails' currently used to keep them healthy. Now researchers have pinpointed a protein va.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

The science of fluoride flipping

So much of what happens inside cells to preserve health or cause disease is so small or time-sensitive that researchers are just now getting glimpses of the complexities unfolding in us every minute of the day. Now researchers have discovered one suc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Doing meth raises the risk of strokes in young people

Strokes aren’t common under the age of 45, but people who use methamphetamine are almost five times more likely to have a type of stroke that can be fatal.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago