Brick Arches roadblocks from Hong Kong protests resonate as "anyone can replicate"

Makeshift roadblocks from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests won the People's Choice category at the Designs of the Year awards because they could be made by anyone anywhere, says Design Museum curator Maria McLintock. Read more Makeshift r.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxMar 4th, 2021

King Kong Drives a VW in this Amazing Vintage Commercial

When it comes to Hollywood icons, few are as big — pun intended — as King Kong. Since his debut in the groundbreaking 1933 original film that started it all, the oversized ape has enjoyed continued pop-cultural relevance and has done everything f.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Myanmar"s Internet Suppression

In Myanmar, the junta's intensifying crackdowns on protesters in the street are mirrored by its rising restrictions online. Reuters: In the early hours of Feb. 1, Myanmar's military seized power in a coup that has ignited months of mass protests. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

300 Nvidia GPUs Seized After High Speed Boat Chase

ExtremeTech's Joel Hruska tells the story of a recent high-speed boat chase involving up to 300 Nvidia CMP 30HX GPUs. From the report: Our movie-like story kicked off with Chinese authorities detaining a fishing boat anchored near Hong Kong Internati.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Archeologists unearth an ancient pharaonic city in Egypt

Egyptian archeologists have unearthed a 3000-year-old lost city, complete with mud brick houses, artifacts, and tools from pharaonic times......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Australian Minister"s Phone Hacked as Report Reveals Hong Kong Link

A second senior Australian government minister has revealed his mobile phone was hacked through the Telegram messaging app, with a media report saying the phishing scam was aimed at revealing contact details of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong. F.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Why some investors are excited about Ryan Cohen as GameStop’s next chairman

Move comes as GameStop tries to cash in on its persistent stock surge. Ryan Cohen in 2019, probably contemplating ways to turn around struggling brick-and-mortar retailers... Struggling video game retailer GameStop announced Thursday that.....»»

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Milk Tea Alliance: Twitter creates emoji for pro-democracy activists

The Milk Tea Alliance unites pro-democracy protesters in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand and Myanmar......»»

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How Strong Is King Kong? And Could He Even Stand Up?

In physics, big things are not like small things. Here's what that means for a giant gorilla......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Smugglers transported 300 GPUs in a Mission Impossible-style speed boat chase

Hong Kong Customs met a group of smugglers outside the airport, taking up to 300 Nvidia GPUs alongside smartphones, exotic foods, and system RAM......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

The consequences of scaling up sneaker culture

While StockX’s idea of access does circumvent gatekeeping and the backdoor deals of the past to an extent, it has come at the cost of having access taken from vibrant regions, brick-and-mortar stores and small businesses to those with more capital......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

Godzilla and Kong Keep Growing. But They"re No Match for Physics

Both monsters have grown in size over the years, and they reach new heights in Godzilla vs. Kong. But could they ever exist in real life? From a report: The last time the pair squared off, in the 1962 Japanese stop-motion release King Kong vs. Godzil.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2021

Amazon reportedly mulled another kind of brick-and-mortar store

Not content with dominating the world of online shopping, Amazon has in recent years launched physical stores, too. Here's its latest idea ........»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2021

Amazon Explored Opening Home Goods, Electronics Discount Stores has explored opening discount retail stores selling a mix of home goods and electronics, a potentially significant expansion of the company's growing portfolio of brick-and-mortar locations. From a report: The outlets would carry unsold in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 1st, 2021

Godzilla vs. Kong review: Kaiju greatness that lives up to its absurd title

Two beasts enter. Two beasts fight. And audiences finally have reasons to roar. Recently, I've heard the phrase "pandemic fatigue" come up in terms of people getting antsy about returning to "normal." I don't know how long we have left to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 31st, 2021

Godzilla vs. Kong review: It’s everything it promises and then some

By keeping it simple and focusing on the movie fans want to see, Godzilla vs. Kong lives up to the hype and delivers plenty of exciting moments......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

Amazon acquires Indian retail startup Perpule

Amazon has acquired a startup in India that is helping offline stores go online, the e-commerce group’s latest attempt to make inroads in the world’s second most populous nation where brick and mortar continue to drive more than 95% of sales. The.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

Researchers shed new light on DNA replication

In preparation for cell division, cells need to replicate the DNA that they contain. A team of researchers from TU Delft, collaborating with investigators from the Francis Crick Institute in London, has now shown that the protein building blocks invo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

Research unlocks the genomic secrets of organisms that thrive in extreme deep-sea

A study led by scientists at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has decoded the genomes of the deep-sea clam (Archivesica marissinica) and the chemoautotrophic bacteria (Candidatus Vesicomyosocius marissinica) that live in its gill epithelium cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

New "Godzilla Vs. Kong" Movie Sets a Global Pandemic Box Office Record

The Los Angeles Times reports: This weekend's international rollout of Warner Bros.' "Godzilla vs. Kong" set a new pandemic record for a Hollywood film, a hopeful sign of an imminent return to moviegoing. The film, which opens in North American th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

The future of retail: Do robots, A.I., and AR spell demise for stores?

Technology has been chipping away at brick-and-mortar storefronts for decades now. Is the end near? The answer (of course) is complicated......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 28th, 2021