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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

In aftermath of Petya, congressman asks NSA to stop the attack if it knows how

 Today Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu of California wrote to the NSA in an appeal for the agency to do anything in its power to stop the spread of the global ransomware (or potentially just disguised as ransomware) attack that began yesterday......»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News27 min. ago

O"Reilly No Longer Selling Individual Books, Videos Online

dovf writes: Just got an email from O'Reilly Media that as of today, they are no longer selling individual books or videos online -- rather, they are encouraging people to sign up for Safari. They are continuing to publish books and videos, "and you'.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

Congrats to the Portland Trail Blazers, who just won sports Twitter

As far as NBA trades go, this one was a snoozer.  But the way the Portland Trail Blazers played it on Twitter was downright brilliant.  Portland traded guard Tim Quarterman and his 1.9 points per game to the Houston Rockets for "cash consid.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

SpaceX Falcon 9 Returns To Los Angeles

The first stage of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched on Sunday from Vandenberg Air Force base has just returned to Los Angeles, to the Port of Los Angeles, after a successful landing on Sunday afternoon. The Falcon 9 was used to launch ten Iridium.....»»

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

NASCAR just shared a recipe for deep-fried Coke, and our minds are blown

Does it make one a Coastal Elite™️ if deep-fried Coca-Cola (deep-fried Coca-Cola?!) is a new concept to them?  Well, NASCAR is here to ensure everyone hears the gospel of deep-fried Coca-Cola (deep-fried Coca-Cola?!).  Here.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 6 min. ago

NASA finds signs of ancient "Niagara Falls" of lava on Mars

Sure, NASA has found signs of ancient water on Mars multiple times over the years, but now it's time to talk about something that's significantly more badass: molten Martian lava.  NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has taken photos of a p.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 6 min. ago

Google Photos can now use machine learning to share your pics

Google Photos rolls out its latest feature that makes sending out your snaps a, well, snap. Google Photos is rolling out two new features that will make getting your favorite snaps out to the world a, well, snap.The first of these features, Sug.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 6 min. ago

Tinder"s new subscription takes the guesswork out of romance

Tinder's new subscription service provides you with a list of users who swiped right on your profile. It will begin testing in Australia, Canada, Mexico, and Argentina with hopes of rolling out in the U.S. soon afterwards. The post Tinder's new.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 35 min. ago

Google now offering early access to Area 120’s experimental apps and creations

Many of Google's most interesting creations lately have come out of Area 120 -- the company's in-house incubator for interesting and offbeat ideas. You can now sign up for early access through a link on the department's site. The post Google now offe.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 35 min. ago

Dude tries showing off a fish he caught and fails miserably

If you're going to brag, maybe do it a little farther away from the water.  A fisherman showing off a huge carp he just caught in Brno, Czech Republic was quickly embarrassed after the large fish slipped away, right back into the water nearb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

Travelers into the U.S. just dodged an expanded electronics ban — for now

We've been waiting for the electronics ban to expand beyond flights coming to the U.S. from the Middle East and parts of Africa, but on Wednesday the U.S. Department of Homeland Security made it sound like some new security procedures are all we shou.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

The 9 best computers of 2017: the best PCs ranked

Consider splashing out on one of the best PCs of 2017. Building a computer is so last year. Well, not really, but with desktop PC market share being swiped from down under, it’s becoming increasingly affordable to straight up buy your ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 59 min. ago

Wrestling Wrap Up: How WWE Fixed Their Carmella Problem

Plus, Samoa Joe chokes out Brock Lesnar, Sasha Banks wins big, Braun Strowman throws Roman Reigns again, and more. Bada boom, HEEL-EST GUY IN THE ROOM! So what happens when the irresistible heel meets the immovable feel? Aside from me slightly.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Watch out Google Earth, Apple Maps has a hidden VR-like "flyover" mode

You're soon going to have a new reason to use Apple Maps. Apple is adding a new feature to its mapping app that lets you go on 3D "flyover" tours of cities around the world. Though not technically VR, the feature is reminiscent of Google Earth VR and.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Experts found fecal bacteria in Starbucks drinks and the internet is going crazy

A BBC Watchdog investigation uncovered significant traces of fecal bacteria in ice from three popular British coffee shops — Costa Coffee, Starbucks, and Caffe Nero.   Read more...More about Watercooler, Science, Health, Mashable Video, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Our furry friends are getting fat just like us; 1 in 3 are overweight

They also get the same recommendation: Vets call for diet changes and exercise. Enlarge / Who’s a good little fatty? (credit: Getty | phatthanit_r) Our loyal companions are packing on the pounds in step with us, a new study finds. Surveying.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

LG’s 77-inch W7 Wallpaper OLED TV is a window to another world in your living room

LG's W7 Wallpaper OLEDs are the next big innovation in TV, and they're only getting bigger -- literally. LG launched a 77-inch model that's just as thin as its 65-inch sibling, with all the bells, whistles, and high-end picture quality. The post LG&#.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 51 min. ago

Lenovo Reveals The 2017 ThinkCentre

Lenovo just revealed the new 2017 ThinkCentre desktop, AIO & TIO models, as well as the refreshed 2017 ThinkPad models. Check out the full details here!... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

DreamWorks: The animation studio"s powerful network

If you don’t know what DreamWorks is, you probably haven’t been to the movies for a couple decades. It’s a digital film studio that turns out critically acclaimed CGI animated movies like Shrek, Madagascar, and Kung Fu Panda, averaging about.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

Amazing tropical resort in "Minecraft" makes us wish we were digital cube people

Minecraft players come up with some pretty creative creations, but this one in particular makes us wish we could live inside Minecraft, even just for a week or two. SEE ALSO: Someone spent 2 years painstakingly replicating China's Forbidden City.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 26 min. ago