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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

Facebook"s AR glasses take center stage in newly published patent

The world just got a sneak peek at a feature Facebook's working on to make its highly anticipated AR glasses a reality. According to a patent published Thursday, the device "may augment views of a physical, real-world environment with computer-genera.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News27 min. ago

Learn the graphic design skills you need to get hired

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Almost exactly ten years ago, the first-ever iPhone came into the world. And aside from, you know, revolutionizing communication—it caught on.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

The odds on Trump resigning just shifted, and not in his favor

The odds aren't looking good for President Trump. One word has been on everyone's lips this tumultuous week and for once it's not "impeachment" but rather "resignation" — and the possibility of Trump throwing in the towel is actually quite like.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Trump Administration"s Science Priorities "Better Than Feared"

But the White House memo completely omits climate science and space, emphasizing military tech and basic R&D -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

‘Robotarium’ lets you remotely control a swarm of robots — with your own code

Georgia Tech is opening a new 725-square-foot “Robotarium” lab, where users from around the world can upload their own code and use it to remotely control a swarm of almost 100 robots. The post ‘Robotarium’ lets you remotely control a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago

Tor “can’t build free and open source tools” and stop racists from using them

"We are everything they claim to despise," but Tor won't prevent vile usage of its tools. (credit: Tor Project) The Tor Project has reiterated its absolutist commitment to free speech, saying that even though Daily Stormer recently moved to a.....»»

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

Jon Stewart eviscerates Donald Trump and white supremacists in a surprise set at Dave Chappelle"s show

Jon Stewart might not have the The Daily Show platform at his disposal any longer, but that hasn't stopped the comedian from sharing his political stream of consciousness with the world.  During one of Dave Chappelle's Radio City Music Hall resi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

Trump"s past 4 weeks have been so chaotic, a CNN anchor needed to drink just to get through the list

Fair warning: If you find yourself suddenly dizzy or if you need to take a quick break by the end of this article, know that you are not alone. In a segment that aired on Friday, CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin decided to list off all of the significant ev.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

White House elevates status of US Cyber Command

The Trump administration is also considering separating Cyber Command from the National Security Agency......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News3 hr. 27 min. ago

Weekly Rewind: Tiny iPhones, injectable bandages, Bitcoin for dentists, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top tech stories from this week. The post W.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

New ‘Robotarium’ lets you remote control a swarm of robots — with your own code

Georgia Tech is opening a new 725-square-foot “Robotarium” lab, where users from around the world can upload their own code and use it to remotely control a swarm of almost 100 robots. The post New ‘Robotarium’ lets you remote control.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

Why Lady Gaga and her mom want you to take this "mental health first aid" class

Cynthia Germanotta, known to most of the world as Lady Gaga's mom, is sitting in the lobby of a glitzy Sacramento Sheraton hotel. A few hours from now, her daughter will play a sold-out show a mile from here as part of her Joanne world tour.  Bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

Mark Zuckerberg is taking two months off to spend time with his second daughter

Mark Zuckerberg runs one of the most valuable companies in the world. But he's not letting them stop him from spending time with his children. The CEO of Facebook is taking two months of paternity leave when his second daughter is born, Zuckerberg an.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

The internet is saying goodbye to Steve Bannon by trolling him with Confederate statue jokes

Steve Bannon, Trump's White House Chief Strategist, has officially left the building and the internet can't help but notice his impeccable timing. Amidst a nationwide debate over the decision to remove Confederate monuments — which Trump sees a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

Another one of Donald Trump"s committees just resigned in protest

In a move that is honestly should not be surprising at this point, members from another one of Donald Trump's committees have resigned.  The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, which includes members from across the entertainme.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

This major character won"t be in Sunday"s "Game of Thrones"

If you're still reeling from Sunday's Lannister revelation on Game of Thrones, you're not alone. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime Lannister, said his character is so excited to be a father (again) that he's sitting out Sunday to celebrate. SEE.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

You can"t escape Windows error messages in this augmented reality nightmare

They promised us beauty. They said the sky was the limit. They told us that how we interact with the world would change in profound, innumerable ways.  They never said anything about Windows error messages shitting all over our augmented reality.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

Snapchat Spectacles nearly got me banned from Yankee Stadium

Do you have a phone? Do you have the Snapchat app? Instagram? You're one tap away from breaking the rules, buddy. Snapchat and Instagram videos are being recorded everywhere, but you won’t find them at a Yankees game, at least not while.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

Trump approves Obama-era plan for a more independent US Cyber Command

 President Trump has given the go-ahead for a plan dating from the Obama administration to elevate US Cyber Command to the level of Unified Combatant Command, giving it more operational independence from the National Security Agency. The stateme.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 54 min. ago

Wisconsin lawmakers vote to pay Foxconn $3 billion to get new factory

State taxpayers could end up paying Foxconn $500,000 per job, or more. Enlarge / House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, greets Terry Gou, president and chief executive officer of Foxconn, before President Donald Trump announces the first US assem.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 43 min. ago