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The awful missed calls that marred March Madness opening weekend

College basketball referees have something of a bad reputation. But then again, sometimes they really earn it.  Our unfortunate latest case in in point: This weekend's second round of March Madness, with seasons, legacies and berths in the Sweet.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableMar 20th, 2017

Mom lets daughter"s school know her 10-year-old is "done" with homework

Making tough calls for your children is a vital aspect of parenting. One brave mother stepped up to the parenting plate for her child, sharing an email she sent to her daughter's school explaining that her 10 year old is "done with homework" because.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

Facebook Pledges To Crack Down on Government-led Misinformation Campaigns

Facebook is pressing its enforcement against what it calls "information operations" -- bad actors who use the platform to spread fake news and false propaganda. From a report: The company, which published a report on the subject today, defines these.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

A kickstand is the most interesting feature on Acer"s new 2-in-1

Of all the new Switch laptops and convertibles that Acer unveiled today, the most eye-catching is the Switch 5. It's a slick 12-inch Windows 10 hybrid with what the company calls an "auto-retractable" kickstand that lets you adjust the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 35 min. ago

The Next March Is All About Climate Change

Thousands are expected to turn out for the People's Climate March to advocate for climate action......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News2 hr. 54 min. ago

Nintendo Switch is the No. 2 console on the market

If there's a major takeaway from Nintendo's latest earnings report, it's this: the Switch is #2. Nintendo reported 2.74 million sales between the console's March 3 launch through March 31, the end of the company's 2016 fiscal year. There's also a for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 55 min. ago

Oh my god, you can book a reservation at the Taco Bell test kitchen

PSA: The Taco Bell test kitchen — a magical mystery land for fast food lovers — is opening its doors to the public.  That means you — yes, you — can book a reservation to dine at the very same test kitchen that thought a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 55 min. ago

People Are Already Opening Accounts to Save for Space

In the halcyon days of yore, people put away money with the hopes of retiring somewhere warm, where they could argue about chicken salad with other curmudgeons until they expired. But very soon, the new retirement hotspot might be on Mars. While bil.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News3 hr. 19 min. ago

Google Classroom now lets anyone school anyone else

 Google Classroom is opening up even further: After allowing anyone to join classes last month, expanding the learner side of the equation beyond just those with G Suite for Education accounts, Google is now opening Classroom class creation to a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 47 min. ago

Bourge Design’s Arc Hub is a handy 7-in-one port hub with a design that works against it

 Anyone who has a Touchbar MacBook Pro knows the awful truth of using it: a beautiful machine that sacrificed functionality for aesthetics. Now, you’re going to need a dongle for everything: HDMI, SD cards, regular old USB 3.0 Type-A and a.....»»

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

Was Uber’s CEO really the second-best Wii Sports tennis player?

Short answer: "Yes, with an if..." Long answer: "No, with a but..." Enlarge / "The court is empty because all potential competitors are scared to face me." (credit: Aurich Lawson) Last weekend's New York Times profile of Uber CEO Travis Kalani.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

The 25 Hottest Movies Opening This Summer

Superheroes, aliens, pirates, robots, and more are all heading to cinemas these next few months. It's that magical time of year again, when Hollywood lets their buckets of blockbusters rain down upon us in all of their glory. To help you suss o.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 54 min. ago

Women Artists Are Bringing the Reality of Climate Change Into Your Living Room

This week falls in between two of the largest planned protests for the environmental movement in recent history: last Saturday’s Earth Day March for Science and this coming Saturday’s People’s Climate March. Being a part of the resistance agai.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News4 hr. 55 min. ago

World Vehicle Sales, March 2017

World vehicle sales by region for total vehicles and light vehicles for March 2017. read more.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News5 hr. 18 min. ago

Synthetic material replicates photosynthesis to generate energy, clean air

Scientists have discovered a method for triggering artificial photosynthesis using a synthetic material -- opening up a new way to generate energy and convert greenhouse gases into clean air. The post Synthetic material replicates photosynthesis to g.....»»

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

Zelda: Breath of the Wild outsells Nintendo Switch consoles

Nintendo has released its earnings report for the fiscal year running from March 31st 2016 to March 31st 2017. The Japanese gaming giant experienced net sales of $489.1 billion yen (about $60 million CAD), with a three percent decrease on a year-on-y.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News5 hr. 54 min. ago

ICYMI: Boston"s book cleaning machine and Disney"s new SFX tricks

Today on In Case You Missed It: We take a look at the Boston Public Library's novel method of keeping its archives clean. Hint: it involves pushing them through a portable vacuum cleaner. The Depulvera book cleaning machine, as it&#.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 55 min. ago

Net neutrality rules took away your Internet freedom, FCC chair claims

It's not clear exactly which "freedoms" ordinary consumers lost. Enlarge / Net neutrality supporters march past the FCC headquarters before a commission meeting on May 15, 2014. (credit: Getty Images | The Washington Post) Did you feel a sudde.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

Nintendo Switch Hardware Sales Reach 2.74 Million Worldwide, 5.46 Million For Software

Nintendo shared their latest earnings report for fiscal year ended March 31, with plenty to show for their recent performance on sales from the Switch, 3DS, Wii U, and more. Read Nintendo Switch Hardware Sales Reach 2.74 Million Worldwide, 5.46 Milli.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago

Resident Evil 7 Ships 3.5 Million Worldwide But Falls Short Of Target

Capcom released their financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31, revealing the performances of some the company’s biggest titles of the year. Read Resident Evil 7 Ships 3.5 Million Worldwide But Falls Short Of Target on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago

Samsung Q1 2017: best quarter since 2013 despite weak mobile showing

On Thursday, Samsung announced its Q1 2017 fiscal results, covering the three-month period ending March 31st. Despite the lingering effects of the Note 7’s battery issues and the legal scandal involving the company’s defacto head, Samsun.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago