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Taking the Leap: Archerfish Snag More Prey with Amazing Jumps

Archerfish launch well-aimed water jets to stun their insect prey, but that’s not the only trick in their hunting arsenal......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 19th, 2017

Elon Musk is serious about his giant tunnel idea, and has a video to prove it

"Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging..." Elon Musk tweeted cryptically in December. Now, he is starting to reveal some more concrete plans. The post Elon Musk is serious about his giant tunnel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Here’s an explanation on MHL and how it works with your TV

There are more ways to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your TV than you might think. Check out our rundown of MHL for everything you need to know about the wired protocol and its convenient features that can take your phone or tablet up a notch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Jack Dorsey just spent $9.5M buying more Twitter stock

 Jack Dorsey is at it again — after purchasing $7 million in Twitter stock back in February, the Twitter CEO bought another $9.5 million today. After making his purchase, Dorsey posted the news on Facebook Twitter, sparking a one percent.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

Filament Friday: “Silk Like” Filament Gives Glossy Prints

Everyone at my hackerspace kept asking what filament I'd used for a print I'd made with Silk Like, because it gives off a shiny lustrous texture that turns heads. Read more on MAKE The post Filament Friday: “Silk Like” Filament Gives Glos.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in about 14 hours

Researchers at MIT developed a new robotic system capable of 3D printing the basic structure of an entire building. It could make construction faster, cheaper, and far more adaptable. The post MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Apple is already taking advantage of its self-driving permit with a Lexus test

California's Department of Motor Vehicles decided to grant Apple an autonomous vehicle testing permit, allowing the company to use California's public highways in testing self-driving technology. The post Apple is already taking advantage of its self.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

How seven mesh routers deal with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

The recent wave of new mesh router systems has brought with it changes besides the obvious increase in Wi-Fi range. For example, these mesh routers are more likely to insist on WPA2-AES encryption, as many have dropped support for the less secure.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated News4 hr. 48 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 News5 hr. 28 min. ago

A Database of Thousands of Credit Cards Was Left Exposed on the Open Internet

A US online pet store has exposed the details of more than 110,400 credit cards used to make purchases through its website, researchers have found. From a report on ZDNet: In a stunning show of poor security, the Austin, TX-based company FuturePets.c.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 4 min. ago

Google"s Chrome will soon start warning you more about HTTP pages

A Google effort to push websites to implement encryption is expanding. Starting in October, the company will roll out new warnings to flag HTTP connections as insecure in its Chrome browser.For users, it means Chrome will display the words “not.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News6 hr. 20 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 News6 hr. 20 min. ago

Elon Musk Wants to Turn the LA Underground Into a Giant Slot Car Race

Who’s the craziest ultra-rich, would-be supervillain in the whole wide world? It’s Elon. Elon Musk.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

Parker Planners launches new app that brings iPad compatibility and more

Parker Planners is known for its paper planners, but the company just launched version 2.0 of its app -- bringing the app to the iPad. Perhaps the best new feature is integration with notes and to-dos on iOS. The post Parker Planners launches new app.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

Between the Streams: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ debacle, Anne Rice’s vampire TV, new Indy

This week, we'll talk about the ups and downs of CBS' troubled new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, a Great Outdoors reboot with Kevin Hart, Disney's latest film slate, Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles TV show, and more. The post Between the Str.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

Game Max Onyx RGB Tempered Glass Mid-Tower Chassis Review

Today is a very exciting day here at eTeknix HQ, as we’re taking a look at our very first Game Max chassis! The Onyx is already a popular product, having sound quite well, we’re eager to see what all the fuss is about. With a focus on com.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News7 hr. 12 min. ago

Report Shows Another Diversity Challenge: Retaining Employees

An anonymous reader shares a report: Women, blacks and Latinos are far more likely to quit jobs in tech than white or Asian men, according to a new report by the Kapor Center for Social Impact. The Oakland nonprofit commissioned an online survey by t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

We"re Getting Closer To Mass Production of Bones, Organs, and Implants

Medical researchers have been able to create certain kinds of living cells with 3D printers for more than a decade. Now a few companies are getting closer to mass production of higher-order tissues (bone, cartilage, organs) and other individually tai.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

How seven mesh routers deal with Wi-Fi protected setups

The recent wave of new mesh router systems has brought with it changes besides the obvious increase in Wi-Fi range. For example, these mesh routers are more likely to insist on WPA2-AES encryption, as many have dropped support for the less secure.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

‘10 Concerts’ Facebook Meme May Reveal More Than Musical Tastes

Privacy experts said the specific answers posted in response to the meme could be used by marketers to target ads or by hackers to breach secure accounts......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

Acer Unveils New Lineup of 2-in-1 Aspire Laptops

Electronics giant Acer took advantage of its global press event in New York this week to introduce the world to its new line of 2-in-1 notebooks. The line runs the gamut from low-cost models designed to be little more than Web-browsing devices to som.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News8 hr. 12 min. ago