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Trump"s NASA Budget Would Cancel These 4 Earth Science Missions

On the chopping block are the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem satellite; the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 experiment; the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory Pathfinder mission; and the Deep Space Climate Observatory......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceMar 20th, 2017

Donald Glover’s Funk Album Proves that He’s Going to Be a Great Lando Calrissian

Star Wars fans everywhere let out a collective whoop when Disney announced Donald Glover would be playing a younger version of Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo film. His outsize charm and sly wit makes him a seemingly perfect fit for the gal.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News27 min. ago

Daughter tweets her mom"s brilliant plan to screw over a Trump rally

Sometimes moms can be even more petty than their children. And when they are, it's OK, because they're moms and they can do whatever they want. Becca Mayo, a 21-year-old junior at the University of Minnesota, took a screenshot of a message she receiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News28 min. ago

United Kingdom testing durable roads made of recycled plastic

Scottish startup MacRebur has developed technology for creating high-quality asphalt out of recycled plastic, which would otherwise be headed straight for landfills. And it's already being tested on roads in the U.K. The post United Kingdom testing d.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Director David Fincher might team up with Brad Pitt again for ‘World War Z’ sequel

Oscar-nominated director David Fincher, who helmed Seven, The Social Network, and Gone Girl, is reportedly finalizing a deal to direct the sequel to 2013's zombie thriller World War Z. It would reunite him with Brad Pitt. The post Director David Finc.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

IRIScan Book 5 WiFi

The IRIScan book 5 WiFi is a wand scanner designed for scanning directly from books, magazines, journals, and notebooks. It's relatively fast and accurate, and allows you to scan directly to a PC, but it would benefit from a longer battery life......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Mark Zuckerberg, man of the people, visits assembly line and discovers it"s "hard"

Mark Zuckerberg, who is totally not running for president, continues to do things a politician would do by visiting an assembly plant and commenting at how hard physical labor can be. SEE ALSO: Tech CEOs are looking more and more like politicians The.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Apple Is In Talks To Launch Its Own Venmo

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Recode: The company has recently held discussions with payments industry partners about introducing its own Venmo competitor, according to multiple sources familiar with the talks. The service would allow iPho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Smartwatches need to distinguish themselves with software as well as hardware

 If I had to give companies looking to enter the smartwatch space in 2017 one piece of advice, it would be, simply: don’t. Failing point one, due to investor pressure or the spirit of a long dead financial partner’s ghost visiting yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Snapchat will no longer show a white border around old Memories

 Snapchat will no longer show that annoying white border around old photos that you share from Memories. Previously, if you shared a photo from Memories that was more than 24 hours old it would have a white border around the image. While Snapch.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

How to fix the blockchain ‘fail whale’ problem

 If you’ve spent any time on the internet over the past several years, you’re no doubt familiar with the “fail whale” that plagued Twitter in its formative years. Users would log in, only to be shown a graphic of a whale.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Alphabet’s efforts beyond search are ballooning into their own huge businesses

 Alphabet’s advertising business seems to be following the same pattern these days — but its operations beyond that look like they are beginning to grow into strong businesses in their own right. The company reported its first-quar.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Riotoro CR480 Gaming Case Review

Enter the Riotoro CR480, a budget friendly, mid-tower, gaming computer case that can be had for just under $50. How does it stand up against the competition? That’s what Benchmark Reviews will find out.... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News1 hr. 27 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

Black Diamond ultralight camalots will save weight on expeditions

Black Diamond introduces its new Camalot Ultralights which replace the traditional steel lobes of original Camalots with Dyneema, maintaining function and durability while creating a lighter climbing rack designed specifically for fast missions. The.....»»

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

Block Out the World With $39 Noise-Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones

You don’t need to sell a kidney to afford noise-cancelling Bluetooth earbuds; these 4 star-rated Cowin E-7s are just $39 right now, or $31 off with promo code AU2KA5OO.Read more........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News2 hr. 55 min. ago

Surprise! U.S. Senate email lacks the most basic of security features.

When it comes to United States Senate email accounts, you'd think the powers that be would enact a basic security feature that even Yahoo Mail and AOL have down. Shocker: You would be wrong.  SEE ALSO: The best thing you can do to protect yourse.....»»

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

Google Specifies Dates for Last Pixel and Nexus Security Patches

In mid-2016, Google provided specific timeframes for when Nexus devices would stop receiving new Android version updates. Today, Google is back to update us again, but this time, for when security updates will specifically cease for all current Nexus.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News2 hr. 55 min. ago

US Space Firms Tell Washington: China Will Take Over the Moon if You"re Not Careful

The US space industry is prodding the US government into refreshing its outdated laws on commercial activity beyond earth: scare it with talk of Chinese galactic domination. A report adds: At a Senate hearing on the space industry this week, companie.....»»

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

The FCC’s anti-net neutrality proposal is a giant question mark

 Yesterday the FCC’s Chairman, Ajit Pai, put existing net neutrality rules on notice, saying that the agency would continue to protect consumers — but with a lighter touch. Just how he plans to do that, however, is an open question......»»

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

Apparently, Jason Segel Is Writing YA Science Fiction Books Now

Jason Segel—star of sitcoms, maker of R-rated comedies, and friend to Muppets—has branched out yet again. Segel and his co-writer Kirsten Miller have announced that later this year they’ll be releasing a YA novel called Otherworld, the first in.....»»

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