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White dwarf flies around a black hole every 28 minutes

A star does a complete orbit in a half hour as a black hole gradually devours it. Enlarge / Artist's conception of the black hole in 47 Tucanae X9 siphoning matter off the white dwarf. (credit: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss) In a study based on new obser.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Dude"s definition of "role play" is not exactly what his Tinder match had in mind

It's not easy keeping up with every sex term out there. Just ask this guy on Reddit who had a slight miscommunication with his Tinder match.  Reddit user notaninterestinguser posted a screenshot of his conversation with Rose, who might be a scam.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 26 min. ago

Yes, Microsoft Office still matters — and here are all the skills you need

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. You've probably had Microsoft Office on just about every computer you've ever owned. And so, you might think you know all there is to know. Except.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 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 News3 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 News3 hr. 34 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 News5 hr. 2 min. ago

What Major Tech Firms Are Doing To Quash Hate Groups

Major companies such as Google, Facebook and PayPal are banishing a growing cadre of extremist groups and individuals in the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia. Civil rights advocates welcomed the moves, bu.....»»

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

‘Marjorie Prime’ explores the limits of AI built from memories

Marjorie, 86, is dying. In her final months, she finds solace in an artificially intelligent holographic recreation of her late husband Walter, called "Walter Prime." They talk every day, recounting special moments of their life together. Bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 54 min. ago

The Echo Dot was free on Amazon for a hot minute

The Echo Dot, Amazon's $50 in-home assistant, was briefly free on Amazon today, thanks to an "Audible" discount that got added at checkout. The discount applied to both black and white models, though it now appears people trying to scor.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 54 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 News5 hr. 54 min. ago

Opinion: Stop Focusing On Player Counts So Much

Why a game’s player count doesn't really matter unless it's actually hurting the game. As soon as LawBreakers released last Tuesday, there were people in comment sections and forums around the internet declaring it a “dead game.” Accordin.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News6 hr. 10 min. ago

The internet waves goodbye to Steve Bannon with its middle finger

Few happy moments still exist in the Twitterverse anymore, so when Steve Bannon resigned from the White House, the tweets flew fast, furious, and anti-fascist.  On Friday, The New York Times reported that the White House was planning to force ou.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 26 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 News6 hr. 26 min. ago

Let’s Get Device Season Started

On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we’re counting down the minutes until the next wave of Android phones is announced and in our hands for review. The list of upcoming devices includes the Galaxy Note 8 (unveiling next week), LG V30 (days.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News6 hr. 26 min. ago

Studios are moving forward with plans to make movies available for rental mere weeks after appearing in theaters

Movie theaters seem like an incredibly archaic concept in 2017 as nearly every amenity or benefit they once afforded has been nullified – or made worse – by modern technology......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News6 hr. 33 min. ago

Options for neo-Nazis on the internet are starting to shrink

If you're an American who's ever wondered what it would be like to have had the internet and today's technology during the time of Nazi ascension in Germany, take a look around. You're soaking in it. While a whole lot of.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News6 hr. 34 min. ago

Can tech companies legally cancel service to hate groups?

The past few days have seen many of the largest tech companies coming out against extremist groups such as the KKK, neo-Nazis, and other white supremacists. While condemning hate is nothing new, this has led to a debate over whether or not these grou.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 53 min. ago

Clocky is an alarm clock on wheels that will roll away from your sleepy head

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Sleepyheads around the world have developed a host of tricks to wake themselves up. Some use extra loud alarm clocks or set a handful of different.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

Stephen Bannon, whitest White House person, is out

Stephen Bannon's no longer a part of President Donald Trump's White House crew, according to The New York Times, and confirmed by various other outlets. He was booted by his boss, President Donald Trump.  The advisor, brought into Trump's camp d.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago

How to watch the solar eclipse without burning your eyes out

With the solar eclipse right around the corner, it's important to make sure you're planning to watch it safely.  Read more...More about Space, Mashable Video, Sun, How To, and Solar Eclipses With the solar eclipse right around the corner, it's.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago