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Stare into an active volcano with Google Street View

Standing next to a boiling lake of molten rock the size of two football fields has got to be awe-inspiring, but it's also pretty damn dangerous. Google partnered with two explorers to capture images of one such volcano as they rappelled.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetMar 15th, 2017

The Best Time To Invest In Something Is …

At 18 minutes into this awesome talk that Fred Wilson did at MIT a few weeks ago, he finishes the statement “The best time to invest in something is ...” “… when nobody wants to invest in it but you.” He adds “And.....»»

Category: financeSource:  feldRelated News11 min. ago

Nanoparticles can travel from lungs to blood, possibly explaining risks to heart

Tiny particles in air pollution have been associated with cardiovascular disease, which can lead to premature death. But how particles inhaled into the lungs can affect blood vessels and the heart has remained a mystery. Now, scientists have found ev.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News18 min. ago

Scientists using high tech microscope find clues to an autoimmune disease

Using a unique microscope capable of illuminating living cell structures in great detail, researchers have found clues into how a destructive autoimmune disease works, setting the stage for more discoveries in the future......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News18 min. ago

Vital role for mitochondrial calcium exchange in heart function

Scientists have long thought that calcium transport into mitochondria is a key signal linking cardiac workload, or how hard the heart pumps, with energy production. Now, in a major breakthrough, researchers show that the exit of calcium from mitochon.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News18 min. ago

Drunken man arrested for assaulting 300-lb. K5 security robot

So, you toss back a few drinks and decide now is the best time to “test” a 5-foot tall, 300-pound, egg-shaped security robot that is patrolling a Mountain View, California, parking lot. Although it might seem like a good idea when you are drun.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News18 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Cyber crime as a service forces changes in information security

Cyber crime has been commercialized. Infecting computers with ransomware or using an advanced persistent threat to pilfer intellectual property no longer requires deep technical knowledge. Just use Google to learn how to access the Dark Web, and y.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News18 min. ago

For Just One Night, Tokyo Tower Will Be “Crystal Tokyo Tower” For Final Fantasy’s 30th

Square Enix is celebrating the Final Fantasy series’ 30th anniversary in many ways this year, and one of the more unique events will turn the iconic Tokyo landmark into “Crystal Tokyo Tower” for just one night. Read For Just One Night, Tokyo To.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News18 min. ago

Instagram now has over 700 million monthly active users

It’s been seven years since Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom launched the popular photo and video sharing service. In 2012, with 50 million users, Instagram sold to Facebook for over $1 billion USD in cash to “create a better mobile photos expe.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News18 min. ago

Google clarifies which Chromebooks will get Android apps

It’s been almost a year since Google announced that Android apps would make their way to Chrome OS. Unfortunately, only six Chromebook devices currently feature support for the Play Store. Worse yet, Google has been slow to add support for addi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News18 min. ago

Google Trips app update makes it easier to keep track of travel information

Google’s Trips smartphone app was updated today, making it easier to keep track of travel information and changes. Released last September, the app lets users manage their travel information and offer suggestions for points of interest acco.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News18 min. ago

Google co-founder Sergey Brin is reportedly constructing a secret airship

Larry Page isn’t the only Google co-founder with an interest in flying vehicles. According to a Bloomberg report, Sergey Brin has secretly been building his own massive airship inside a NASA hanger......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News18 min. ago

Seabed images show the scars icebergs carve into polar sea floor

A new atlas shows scars gouged into polar sea floors by glaciers and icebergs in unprecedented detail, which could help our understanding of how they behave.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News18 min. ago

Melting moons could support liveable atmospheres for aeons

If a migrating exoplanet dragged a Europa-like moon closer to its host star, the moon’s icy shell could melt into liquid oceans and breathable air.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News18 min. ago

Wild bears do the twist to communicate through smelly footprints

Brown bears in the mountains of Europe twist their feet into the ground to leave behind a host of scent information for other bears to sniff at.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News18 min. ago

Seagate Launches Drone-Friendly DJI Fly Drive

Seagate and DJI have partnered to create a drone-friendly hard drive. The well-named Fly Drive bakes in a microSD slot so you don't need to worry about carrying a reader into the field. The post Seagate Launches Drone-Friendly DJI Fly Drive appeared.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News18 min. ago

Watch Elizabeth Shaw Return in a Short Film Linking Prometheus and Alien: Covenant

What happened after Prometheus? How does that lead into Alien: Covenant? We won’t know for sure until the new film opens on May 19 but a new short film gives us a pretty good idea.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News19 min. ago

Everything you need to know about Waymo’s self-driving car project

Waymo, an autonomous vehicle pioneering firm, has been making plenty of headlines lately. Owned by Google parent company Alphabet, Waymo is heavily invested into self-driving car research. Here's everything you need to know. The post Everything you n.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 min. ago

Climate change is turning dehydration into a deadly disease

Climate change makes a new chronic kidney disease worse, "and it will grow and grow.” Enlarge (credit: Brett Gundlock) A mysterious kidney disease is striking down labourers across the world and climate change is making it worse. For Mosaic,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News39 min. ago

Closer Look at the MvC: Infinite Collector"s Edition

Check out a detailed view of the four statues — Iron Man, Captain Marvel, Mega Man, and Chun-Li — included in the upcoming fighter's special edition. Alongside the release date announcement of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, Capcom debuted a n.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

Adorable cat does trust falls right into our hearts

We've seen dogs do trust falls. Now even cats are doing it. That's right. Even an animal that instinctively does not trust humans, will never trust humans (even though we feed them, shelter them, play with them, and attempt to pet them) is doing.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago