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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

2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Special strikes a pose with its blacked-out trim

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Special goes for the bad-attitude black-trimmed performance look with this edition. There's a lot to say about the new engine's new power and heat management, but did you see the black trim? The post 2017 Harley-Dav.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Nissan"s new design chief on following a legend

After 30 years in Nissan studios around the world, Alfonso Albaisa has become Nissan's first non-Japanese head of global design. He's ready - even if it means laying down his pencil......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

Hacker Leaks Episodes From Netflix Show and Threatens Other Networks

The hacker or hackers, known as “thedarkoverlord,” demanded ransom after stealing 10 episodes of the next season of “Orange Is the New Black.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News6 hr. 12 min. ago

In the 2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Special, black is the new chrome

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Special goes for the bad-attitude black-trimmed performance look with this edition. There's a lot to say about the new engine's new power and heat management, but did you see the black trim? The post In the 2017 Har.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 52 min. ago

Climate marches draw hundreds of thousands on Donald Trump’s 100th day in office

 Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators marched in cities around the country marking President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office with protests against his environmental policies. In Washington, organizers of the climate march estimated so.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 20 min. ago

Brush your teeth in style with the new All-Black Brush Kit from Goby

Promising "extraordinary beauty and elegant design to oral care," the new All-Black Brush from Goby will make your bathroom seem a bit more...elegant, even if it's where you do the basest of things. The post Brush your teeth in style with the new All.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 36 min. ago

Ask Slashdot: Could We Build A Global Wireless Mesh Network?

An anonymous reader wants to start a grassroots effort to build a self-organizing global radio mesh network where every device can communicate with every other device -- and without any central authority. There is nothing in the rules of mathematics.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Hackers Leak New Episodes of Orange Is the New Black and Claim More Leaks to Come

Netflix bingers received a weekend surprise when they woke up this morning to find the first ten episodes of the new season of Orange Is the New Black have allegedly been leaked to torrent networks. A hacker group has claimed responsibility and they.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News10 hr. 4 min. ago

Are you sacrificing your privacy for cheaper internet?

The lack of ISP oversight means that customers and companies will have to rely on transparency to navigate around a catastrophic, but avoidable, breakdown in trust. The post Are you sacrificing your privacy for cheaper internet? appeared first on Dig.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

Goby launches its All-Black Brush Kit to bring style to your bathroom sink

Promising "extraordinary beauty and elegant design to oral care," the new All-Black Brush from Goby will make your bathroom seem a bit more...elegant, even if it's where you do the basest of things. The post Goby launches its All-Black Brush Kit to b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 52 min. ago

So long Yik Yak — popular messaging platform bids users adieu

Anonymous trolls may have a slightly harder time starting rumors and spreading gossip, particularly around college campuses, now that popular messaging app Yik Yak has announced its shuttering. The post So long Yik Yak — popular messaging platf.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 52 min. ago

Middle East startups are growing fast, and that’s even before the flying taxis arrive

 The flight from Tehran to Dubai is about two hours, similar to the flight from New York to Chicago. The flight from Cairo to Beirut is one hour and 15 minutes. In more peaceful times, the drive from Beirut to Damascus in Syria would take you le.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

No bones needed: ancient DNA in soil can tell if humans were around

This “game changer” opens up a new world of possibilities. Enlarge / Neanderthals and Denisovans probably enjoyed the view from Denisova cave, too. (credit: flickr user: loronet) Humans, modern and otherwise, have lived in Denisova Cave in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 44 min. ago

Saturday"s Best Deals: Black + Decker, Nest Candles, Minimalist Wallets, and More

One of your favorite minimalist wallets, Black + Decker lawn care tools, Nest candles and oil reed diffusers, and more lead Saturday’s best deals.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News18 hr. 12 min. ago

Let"s Talk About Google"s Crazy Year in Hardware 

Google needs to be in the hardware business. It’s infiltrated nearly all aspects of our lives to an alarming degree. It controls our emails through Gmail, knows where we go through Maps, has a list of every person we communicate with via Android, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

FAA concludes that drones are safer than you may have thought

Much to drone company DJI's delight, a new FAA-commissioned report assures us that we have nothing to fear when it comes to drones. The new findings say "UAS are far more safe to operate around people than earlier models had assumed." The post FAA co.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

Italian Police Say Amazon Has Evaded $142 Million of Taxes

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Milan tax police have told Amazon they believe the world's largest online retailer has evaded around 130 million euros ($142 million) of taxes in Italy, a source close to the matter said on Friday. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 28 min. ago

ICY DOCK ICYCube Quad Bay 2.5" & 3.5" SATA External

ICY DOCK has released yet another quality quad-bay external enclosure for 2.5”/3.5” drives but the ICYCube falls short in pretty much everything but performance compared to the far more affordable Black Vortex model.... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News19 hr. 36 min. ago

How I Get Interview Opportunities Every Time with One Impressive Letter

How I Get Interview Opportunities Every Time with One Impressive Letter.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

New York Times Columnist Has a Few Thoughts About People Who Believe in Climate Change 

It’s time to talk about climate change. Because Bret Stephens wants to. Stephens, as you may know, is the recently hired New York Times columnist known for holding ugly, entirely unremarkable ideas (Black Lives Matter is “thuggish,” there’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017