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We Just Found Out Antarctica Is Covered in Rivers

In 1908, Ernest Shackleton’s legendary Nimrod team was making its way toward the South Pole when the men were startled by something unexpected: The sound of liquid water, roaring across the frozen wasteland toward the sea. One hundred and nine year.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoApr 19th, 2017

Elon Musk is serious about his giant tunnel idea, and has a video to prove it

"Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging..." Elon Musk tweeted cryptically in December. Now, he is starting to reveal some more concrete plans. The post Elon Musk is serious about his giant tunnel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Get your Sagan on with these 38 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier

Few things instill a sense of wonder quite like the final frontier. These 38 photographs show the beauty of Earth, our solar system, and far corners of the universe -- just in case you need to bring out your inner Carl Sagan. The post Get your Sagan.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Here’s an explanation on MHL and how it works with your TV

There are more ways to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your TV than you might think. Check out our rundown of MHL for everything you need to know about the wired protocol and its convenient features that can take your phone or tablet up a notch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Jack Dorsey just spent $9.5M buying more Twitter stock

 Jack Dorsey is at it again — after purchasing $7 million in Twitter stock back in February, the Twitter CEO bought another $9.5 million today. After making his purchase, Dorsey posted the news on Facebook Twitter, sparking a one percent.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 22 min. ago

WikiLeaks Reveals the "Snowden Stopper": CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers

schwit1 quotes a report from Zero Hedge: As the latest installment of it's "Vault 7" series, WikiLeaks has just dropped a user manual describing a CIA project known as "Scribbles" (a.k.a. the "Snowden Stopper"), a piece of software purportedly design.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Amazon"s Alexa Can Now Whisper, Bleep Out Swear Words, and Change Its Pitch

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Amazon is trying to make its Alexa voice assistant sound more humanlike. Up until now, the female-sounding voice maintained an even, monotone cadence whenever speaking, but with Amazon's new Speech.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 22 min. ago

Pro-Ject spins out Beatles-themed turntables for Sgt. Pepper’s 50th

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ iconic Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, Pro-Ject audio systems has released two new turntables modeled after the classic album. The post Pro-Ject spins out Beatles-themed turntables for Sgt. Pe.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 50 min. ago

A Database of Thousands of Credit Cards Was Left Exposed on the Open Internet

A US online pet store has exposed the details of more than 110,400 credit cards used to make purchases through its website, researchers have found. From a report on ZDNet: In a stunning show of poor security, the Austin, TX-based company FuturePets.c.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Google"s Chrome will soon start warning you more about HTTP pages

A Google effort to push websites to implement encryption is expanding. Starting in October, the company will roll out new warnings to flag HTTP connections as insecure in its Chrome browser.For users, it means Chrome will display the words “not.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

Amazon"s Most Popular Generator Is Just $116, For Prime Members Only

Update: We posted this generator on Monday at $141, which at the time was an all-time low, but it’s since dropped to an insanely low $116, for Prime members only. Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

AI can now duplicate anyone"s voice based on just one minute of training

Do you remember the cool Mission Impossible tech that lets Tom Cruise’s character mimic the voice of any other character? Well, a Montreal-based startup called Lyrebird just invented it for real. The post AI can now duplicate anyone's voice ba.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

How Hollis Brown ditched albums and found online success one single at a time

Roots-rockers Hollis Brown have mastered the art of modern-day music marketing — and their authentic tune stylings have just the right amount of musical moxie to back up their ambitions. The post How Hollis Brown ditched albums and found online suc.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

Parker Planners launches new app that brings iPad compatibility and more

Parker Planners is known for its paper planners, but the company just launched version 2.0 of its app -- bringing the app to the iPad. Perhaps the best new feature is integration with notes and to-dos on iOS. The post Parker Planners launches new app.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

‘Persona 5’ fusion guide: How to fuse the best personas (and why you should bother)

Persona fusion in Persona 5 doesn't have to be a daunting process. Follow this guide to learn how to make the most of it, whether you're trying to please the twin wardens or just fuse the best personas. The post ‘Persona 5’ fusion guide:.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

Microsoft finally adds My People feature in latest Windows Insider build

Microsoft released Windows Insider preview build 16184 today, continuing its trek toward the next major Windows 10 update code-named Redstone 3. Today's release adds in the My People feature that was left out of Creators Update. The post Microsoft fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

Cloudera shares up 20 percent on Wall Street debut

​Cloudera closed out its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange with its share price up 20 percent to $18.10......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News6 hr. 50 min. ago

Tumblr just added a switch in the iOS Settings that lets you turn the porn back on

 Here’s an interesting change: Tumblr’s iOS application just received an update which now lets you turn on or off adult-oriented, NSFW search results just by toggling a switch in iOS’s Settings. That’s right: you can now.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 58 min. ago

The Awair Glow is a nightlight that senses – and reacts to – bad air

 There are plenty of air quality sensors out there but so far the Awair Glow is the only sensor I’ve found that can do something about nastiness in your environment. The Glow is a small plugin nightlight that connects to an iOS or Android.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

Watch how Elon Musk’s Boring Company tunnels will move cars faster

 Just what does Elon Musk’s Boring Company want to accomplish? This might be our clearest picture yet – a video shown during Musk’s TEDTalk from Friday morning, which includes a rendering of a future underground transit network.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

Tumblr just added a switch in the iOS Settings that lets you turn back on the porn

 Here’s an interesting change: Tumblr’s iOS application just received an update which now lets you turn on or off adult-oriented, NSFW search results just by toggling a switch in iOS’s Settings. That’s right: you can now.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago