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Viral hashtag uncovers stories of everyday racism people face in Australia

Australia's government will push for changes to its race hate laws, and the internet is far from pleased about it. Conservative politicians and pundits have long pushed for alterations to Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, which protects p.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableMar 21st, 2017

iPad Air iOS 11 Beta 2: First Impressions & Performance

iPad Air iOS 11 Beta 2: First Impressions & Performance is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. The iPad Air iOS 11 beta 2 is an improvement over the first release but most people should continue to avoid Apple’s pre-release software......»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News1 hr. 45 min. ago

HONGi modular mattresses are made to order for a better night’s sleep

Instead of people compromising with a bed that's close enough, HONGi's modular design allows users to customize their mattress to fit their individual preferences. It's a sleep that's made to order. The post HONGi modular mattresses are made to orde.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Cutting-edge microtech motors will change the face of future Timex watches

Timex, along with technology company SilMach, wants to change the way quartz watches are powered using microtechnology called PowerMEMS. It has the potential to allow for new designs, longer lasting batteries, and more reliability. The post Cutting-e.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

How People Make Illogical Judgements Every Day

How People Make Illogical Judgements Every Day.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News5 hr. 29 min. ago

A short exercise in middle school sets minorities on a path to college

Years later, minority students go to competitive colleges as often as whites. Enlarge (credit: Austin Community College) In the US, a college education makes a huge difference for most people. It opens up lots of career opportunities, many of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 29 min. ago

Chinese Government Fabricates Social Media Posts for Strategic Distraction, not Engaged Argument

Abstract of a study: The Chinese government has long been suspected of hiring as many as 2,000,000 people to surreptitiously insert huge numbers of pseudonymous and other deceptive writings into the stream of real social media posts, as if they were.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

Snapchat map update raises child safety worries

An update to Snapchat lets people search for schools and see pictures posted by children inside......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News7 hr. 20 min. ago

WannaCry helps speeding drivers dodge fines in Australia

Australian police cancelled hundreds of speeding fines after noting their systems were infected......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News11 hr. 57 min. ago

Ikea"s Blanda Blank serving bowl reportedly catches grapes on fire

Some people say that everything they try to cook burns. However, one of Ikea's serving bowls may be to blame. According to the accounts of a Swedish man, Ikea's Blanda Blank stainless steel bowl may be setting things on fire.  The post Ikea's B.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 29 min. ago

Ikea’s Blanda Blank bowl reportedly to blame for your burnt cooking

Some people say that everything they try to cook burns. However, one of Ikea's serving bowls may be to blame. According to the accounts of a Swedish man, Ikea's Blanda Blank stainless steel bowl may be setting things on fire.  The post Ikea’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 21 min. ago

"I lost my eye"

About two billion people have no insurance, but "pay-by-mobile" policies are growing in popularity......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News21 hr. 4 min. ago

Google Glass announces update and other tech news

BBC Click's Kathleen Hawkins looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News21 hr. 4 min. ago

Freaky VR sex dummy lets people ‘harmlessly’ explore their deviant fantasies

Central Saint Martins graduate Marta Dunjó has created some disturbing VR accessories to pose some big questions about the kind of impact virtual reality porn will have on society. The post Freaky VR sex dummy lets people ‘harmlessly’ ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 29 min. ago

Judge rips lawyers in IP rift over viral Facebook childbirth video

Judge says media should be paid the “costs of defending this frivolous litigation.” (credit: WSPA.com) A year ago, the US Supreme Court announced guidance to lower courts in determining whether the prevailing party in a copyright lawsuit s.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 57 min. ago

90% of People Chase for What Others Want, but Not What They Really Want

90% of People Chase for What Others Want, but Not What They Really Want.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

The Lost Art of Serious Relationships: It"s Too Easy to Meet New People in Today"s World

The Lost Art of Serious Relationships: It"s Too Easy to Meet New People in Today"s World.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Nintendo: Switch shortages are “definitely not intentional”

In an Ars interview, exec also addresses issues with NES Classic, 3DS, and fan games. Enlarge (credit: Mark Walton) Since the days of the NES, people have accused Nintendo of intentionally underproducing hardware in order to drive an artificia.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Human tentipede: Rhinowolf’s modular tents link up to keep everyone (too) cozy

The RhinoWolf tent is modular in design, allowing multiple units to be connected to one another to sleep as many people as necessary. The camp shelter also comes equipped with a built-in sleeping bag and mattress too. The post Human tentipede: Rhinow.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Facebook wants to make it harder for people to copy your profile picture

In our digital day and age, there are more ways than one to steal an identity. Facebook unveiled a new feature that promises to give users "more control over who can download and share their profile pictures."  The post Facebook wants to make it har.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Heat can kill and we’re turning up the thermostat

Analysis of deadly heatwaves shows how many more people they’ll affect by 2100. Enlarge (credit: Jorge Quinteros) ‘Tis the season for heatwaves in the Northern Hemisphere, as folks across Europe and parts of the US west have been reminded.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017