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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

Phenogenetic map created for stem cells models of neurological diseases

In an effort to better understand neurological diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS -- and develop new ways to treat them -- researchers have performed the first meta-analysis of all induced pluripotent stem cell models for neurological and.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 min. ago

Verizon will fix your smartphone’s screen for $29

It happens to the best of us. You buy a new mobile phone, you get a case, you try to be extra careful, but you drop it. Cracked screens happen often enough that most major carriers and device manufacturers have a separate section in their mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News4 min. ago

Quentin Tarantino says he knew about Harvey Weinstein"s abuses

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino had the goods on Harvey Weinstein decades ago — and could have done more to stop his abusive behavior.  That's what Tarantino, one of Weinstein's most frequent directorial collaborators, admitted Thursday in a m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 min. ago

Ted Cruz & Patrick Leahy slam Tim Cook for removing VPN apps from Chinese App Store

Earlier this year, Apple was forced to remove several VPN apps from the App Store in China due to regulatory reasons. At the time, Tim Cook explained that he would rather not remove them, but was forced to comply. Now, United States Senators Ted Cruz.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News32 min. ago

Lawmakers try their hand at banning ticketing bots, but it"s not the end of them

The pain of narrowly missing out on concert tickets is an all too common feeling. While we might be quick to blame our reflexes, scalpers employing bots have been wreaking havoc in the now mostly digital ticket selling business.  SEE ALSO: Why T.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News40 min. ago

Quentin Tarantino says knew about Harvey Weinstein"s abuses

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino had the goods on Harvey Weinstein decades ago — and could have done more to stop his abusive behavior.  That's what Tarantino, one of Weinstein's most frequent directorial collaborators, admitted Thursday in a m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News56 min. ago

Experts don"t know if the fake news problem will get more or less awful

If you're looking for good news about the future of false information on the internet, please close this little post and continue your search. Your eyes are wasting their time here.  A Pew Research Center study published on Thursday polled more.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

Verizon expects strong iPhone X demand this holiday season

The iPhone X sure is expensive, but that doesn’t mean that Apple won’t sell millions upon millions of units this year. Most reports say that Apple may meet its production goals for 2017 after all, although it’ll struggle to meet consumer demand.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

Cities around US offer billions in tax breaks to be Amazon’s HQ2

Cities and states are trying to one-up each other, showing off their best features. Enlarge / Amazon's campus in South Lake Union, Seattle. (credit: Joel Rogers / Getty Images) Cities around the country are pulling out all the stops to entic.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

Opposition calls govt loan to Montenegro Airlines unlawful

The Prime Minister of Montenegro has committed his government to supporting Montenegro Airlines (YM, Podgorica) even to the extent of paying off its debts, reports Ekonomist. "If Montenegro Airlines does not have a future, the Government will,.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Cisco to acquire machine learning startup Perspica and integrate its real-time data processing tool into AppDynamics (Brandon Butler/Network World)

Brandon Butler / Network World: Cisco to acquire machine learning startup Perspica and integrate its real-time data processing tool into AppDynamics  —  Real-time data processing tool will be integrated with AppDynamics  &mdash.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Twitter shares its roadmap to curb abuse

Twitter prides itself on being "what's happening," but unfortunately for the company's users, what's frequently happening is unchecked harassment. CEO Jack Dorsey apparently has plans to change all that, and today put forth a roadmap for curbing abus.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Madison Reed just raised another $25 million to open hair color bars across the U.S.

 You get to a certain age, and if you’re remotely vain (and let’s face it, you are), you need to have your hair colored fairly frequently. You’re hardly alone. Roughly 75 percent of women in the United States color their hair,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

Tarantino was "shocked and appalled" by Harvey Weinstein ... 22 years ago

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino had the goods on Harvey Weinstein decades ago — and could have done more to stop his abusive behavior.  That's what Tarantino, one of Weinstein's most frequent directorial collaborators, admitted Thursday in a m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 20 min. ago

Netflix Punisher series release date is official: November 17

Though the second season of Stranger Things is Netflix‘s most hotly anticipated debut this year, superhero fans have been champing at the bit for the company’s original The Punisher series. We’ve known for a while that this show was.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Report: AT&T is making the dumbest smartphone accessory of 2017

In a world of phone-holding hats and bluetooth-connected fidget spinners, I know that calling anything "the worst" is a bold statement. But I invite you to take a journey into the festering corpse of an idea that Moto and AT&T have come up with, and.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

We love this 55″ 4K TV from Samsung, and it’s never been cheaper

Unless you're buying a TV for a very large room, 55 inches is probably the ideal size. It's big enough that you can enjoy that nice ultra high-definition screen from anywhere in the room, but not so big that it looks silly. If you're in the market fo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Mercedes-AMG G65 Final Edition is a V-12 G-Wagen Send-off

To celebrate the coming demise of the Mercedes-AMG G65, Affalterbach is offering an exclusive Final Edition that is limited to just 65 examples. If you want one of these last luxury SUVs, expect to pony up at least $367,497. Since 1979, the G-Class h.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News3 hr. 11 min. ago

Study proves dogs produce more facial expressions when humans are watching

Want to see some serious puppy dog eyes? Try spending more time near your pooch. Sure, new toys and food are nice, but research from the University of Portsmouth shows that like most humans, what dogs really crave is attention. In fact, scientists at.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Horror stories from Weinstein"s employees reveal a much larger problem in Hollywood

Condemning a monster like Harvey Weinstein is easy. But in the weeks that followed the floodgates of allegations incited by a New York Times and New Yorker, industry people have been forced to engage in a much more difficult conversation with themsel.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago