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The U.S. drops in the World Happiness rankings. Trump policies won"t cheer us up.

The United States keeps getting sadder — and things probably won't get better under the policies of President Donald Trump.  That's one of the conclusions from the latest World Happiness Report released by the United Nations, which has the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableMar 20th, 2017

At 290 mph, the Hennessey Venom F5 will make hurricanes and supercars cower

The Texas-built Hennessey Venom F5 isn’t just fast, it’s gunning for a new world production speed record. At 1,400 horsepower, the twin-turbo V8-powered speed demon may leave the Bugatti Chiron in the rearview. The post At 290 mph, the Hennessey.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Russell Brand compares board games to humanity and sends us into an existential crisis

Russell Brand visits the Travelling Man, a game shop in Leeds, and checks out some gems in the board gaming world. Brand and shopkeeper Matt check out Elevenses (a card game about being a 1920s socialite), Pandemic (a mainstay in cooperative board g.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

The old Android menu button is lurking in the Google Pixel 2"s interface [Update]

Clicking on the lower right corner of the screen brings up the menu, but turns out this is a bug that won't be around for long. Update: The hidden Android menu button in the Pixel 2 is indeed a bug, Google confirmed on Thursday, just as we theo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

The global shop

Online retailers have a shop window to the world, but how do you handle all those payments?.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

Twitter bans ‘Hateful Display Names’ and shares Safety road map

 Twitter has committed to a specific timeline for rolling out changes to its Safety features, and announced new policies, including a ban on hateful display names, and improvements for second-hand “witness reporting” of abuse. By Jan.....»»

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

Twitter bans ‘Hateful Display Names’ and shares Safety roadmap

 Twitter has committed to a specific timeline for rolling out changes to its Safety features and announced new policies including a ban on hateful display names, and improvements for second-hand “witness reporting” of abuse. By Janua.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

Boeing Bets on Autonomous Flight with Back-to-Back Deals for Drone-Makers

The world’s largest aerospace company has acquired a drone startup in hopes of finding new applications for autonomous flight, from mapping terrain to resupplying troops... The world’s largest aerospace company has acquired a drone st.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

#ExtendYourLimits: Polaris DAGOR® Concept Vehicle Unveil, LINE-X ULTRA-Coated Raptor, DieselSellerz as Seen on Diesel Brothers and World Record Holder, X-Games Medalist Robbie Maddison to Headline Extreme LINE-X Experience at SEMA 2017

#ExtendYourLimits: Polaris DAGOR® Concept Vehicle Unveil, LINE-X ULTRA-Coated Raptor, DieselSellerz as Seen on Diesel Brothers and World Record Holder, X-Games Medalist Robbie Maddison to Headline Extreme LINE-X Experience at SEMA 2017.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News2 hr. 59 min. ago

OmniAir™ Launches World"s First V2X Connected Vehicle Certification Program

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today OmniAir Consortium™ announces the formal launch of the world's first vehicle-to-everything (V2X) device certification program for the connected vehicle market. read more.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News2 hr. 59 min. ago

Ayatollah Khamenei: Trump and administration "mentally retarded"

The clearly politically incorrect Supreme leader of Iran dubbed President Donald Trump and his administration as “mentally retarded” after Trump declined to re-certify Iran’s compliance in the 2015 nuclear deal. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News3 hr. 8 min. ago

Twitter unveils its user safety product roadmap of expected changes through January 2018 (Twitter)

Twitter: Twitter unveils its user safety product roadmap of expected changes through January 2018  —  As we said last week, we're updating our approach to make Twitter a safer place.  This won't be a quick or easy fix, but we'r.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News3 hr. 8 min. ago

Twitter bans “Hateful Display Names” and shares Safety roadmap

Twitter has comitted to a specific timeline for rolling out changes to its Safety features and announced new policies including a ban on hateful display names, and improvements for second-hand “witness reporting” of abuse. By January Twit.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Eyeing Emerging Markets, Aerospace Giant Acquires Drone Startup

The world’s largest aerospace company has acquired a drone startup in hopes of finding new applications for autonomous flight, from mapping terrain to resupplying troops... The world’s largest aerospace company has acquired a drone st.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

Hennessey Venom F5 to Debut at SEMA

The Hennessey Venom GT made headlines by topping the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport’s top speed with a 270.49-mph run. Now, the Texas-based tuning house is dead-set on beating that feat with their next world-beater, the Hennessey Venom F5. The triple e.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News3 hr. 43 min. ago

Trump says Puerto Rico hurricane response was a "10" but these numbers prove otherwise

President Trump gave the federal response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico a 10 out of 10 on Thursday. Yes. Really. He gave himself the highest marks for what has been a well-documented and tragic mess. SEE ALSO: Photos from Puerto Rico reveal the d.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 44 min. ago

Wirecutter"s best deals: Bose SoundLink Mini II speaker drops to $150

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read their continuousl.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

You may soon be able to presave albums on Spotify thanks to Show.co

Just because you're not buying albums as soon as pre-sale offers come out doesn't mean you don't want to be the first to hear a new album when it drops. That's where pre-saves for Spotify come in. The post You may soon be able to presave albums on Sp.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

Kelly Defends Trump"s Phone Call to Family of Slain Soldier

Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly defended President Donald Trump's now-controversial phone call to the family of a slain soldier......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News4 hr. 59 min. ago

Trump insists Puerto Rico response was a "10" but things are still not looking good

President Trump gave the federal response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico a 10 out of 10 on Thursday. Yes. Really. He gave himself the highest marks for what has been a well-documented and tragic mess. SEE ALSO: Photos from Puerto Rico reveal the d.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

Trump"s “free market” FCC loves monopolies, especially when they rip off prisoners" families

The American prison system is home to one of the greatest market-failures in the history of telephony (which is saying something): a monopolistic system in which sole-supplier, hedge-fund owned telcoms operators charge as much as $14/minute for pris.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News5 hr. 24 min. ago