Studying chaos with one of the world"s fastest cameras

There are things in life that can be predicted reasonably well. The tides rise and fall. The moon waxes and wanes. A billiard ball bounces around a table according to orderly geometry......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 13th, 2021

World migration down 30 percent due to pandemic: UN

The coronavirus pandemic has slowed global migration by nearly 30 percent, with around two million fewer people than predicted migrating between 2019 and 2020, according to a UN report released on Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News7 hr. 14 min. ago

A textual analysis of Trump"s language shows shifts in the weeks leading up to the Capitol riot

On Jan. 6, the world witnessed how language can incite violence......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News18 hr. 14 min. ago

Cities can help migrating birds on their way by planting more trees and turning lights off at night

Millions of birds travel between their breeding and wintering grounds during spring and autumn migration, creating one of the greatest spectacles of the natural world. These journeys often span incredible distances. For example, the Blackpoll Warbler.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News18 hr. 14 min. ago

Scientists identify nutrient that helps prevent bacterial infection

Scientists studying the body's natural defenses against bacterial infection have identified a nutrient—taurine—that helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria, such as Klebsiella pneumoniae (Kpn). The finding, published in t.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News18 hr. 14 min. ago

Wandavision premieres in ways that would never work on ABC—and that’s great

Disney+ take on Marvel TV is a massive zag from Netflix's zig—and we're intrigued. Enlarge / The black-and-white world of Wandavision, as occasionally interrupted by color in its first two episodes on Disney+ as of today. (credit: Disney) Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 14 min. ago

With Trump’s vaccine rollout in chaos, Biden unveils five-point plan

"We will manage the hell out of this operation," Biden vowed. Enlarge / US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on his plan to administer COVID-19 vaccines in Wilmington, Delaware on January 15, 2021. (credit: Getty | Angela Weiss) Pres.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 14 min. ago

How law enforcement gets around your smartphone’s encryption

Openings provided by iOS and Android security are there for those with the right tools. Enlarge / Uberwachung, Symbolbild, Datensicherheit, Datenhoheit (credit: Westend61 | Getty Images) Lawmakers and law enforcement agencies around the world.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Ford Halts Focus Car Plant for Full Month Due To Chip Shortage

Ford Motor is halting production of its most popular car model in Europe for a full month because of the shortage of semiconductors disrupting the worldâ(TM)s biggest automakers. From a report: The automaker's Focus factory in Saarlouis, Germany.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

That"s the Way the Cookie Crumbles

With the fall of third-party cookies, innovators, creators and startups now have an opportunity to find creative solutions for the advertising world. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Pega Acquires Qurious, Salesforce Introduces Loyalty Management & More CX News

In this week's CX newsbyte, acquisitions from Pega, Mailchimp and Verve, an update from Salesforce. All that and more from the world of customer experience. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Video game spending increased 27% in 2020

If you’ve been following the gaming space – or just the state of the world, generally – over the past 12 months, this shouldn’t come as a major surprise. Spending saw big increases pretty much across the board in 2020, as a homebound populace.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Johan "N0tail" Sundstein: Inside the world"s richest e-sports player"s mansion

Johan "N0tail" Sundstein has earned more than $7.4m (£5.4m) in prize money to date......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Ozone generators may help remediate contamination caused by thirdhand smoke

In 10 years of studying thirdhand smoke, which is the toxic cigarette residue that clings to virtually all indoor surfaces for months or years, Berkeley Lab scientist Hugo Destaillats said the most frequent question he hears from the public is how to.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

New mangrove forest mapping tool puts conservation in reach of coastal communities

Mangroves are salt-tolerant plants found in intertidal areas throughout much of the world's tropical and subtropical coastlines. Mangrove ecosystems are highly variable, ranging from sparse, stunted shrubs to dense stands of thick-stemmed tall trees......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

This painted pig is the world’s oldest figurative art

The pig's spiky head crest and two facial warts helped identify its species. Enlarge (credit: Brumm et al. 2021) A pig painted on the wall of an Indonesian cave is the world’s oldest figurative art—that is, it’s the oldest known drawing.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

The best cheap home security camera deals for January: Arlo, Nest, Ring, EZVIZ

If you're looking for cheap home security cameras, here are many choices with crucial features and low prices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Israel studies new forest home for endangered mountain gazelle

Israel is one of the last places where the endangered mountain gazelle roams in the wild but, as development shrinks their natural savannah habitat, ecologists are studying if they can also thrive in forests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Researchers offer insights on how diet ultimately reshapes language

Anthropologist Caleb Everett and former student Sihan Chen used a novel data analysis of thousands of languages, in addition to studying a unique subset of celebrities, to reveal how a soft food diet—contrasted with the diet of hunter-gatherers—i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Climate change doesn"t spare the smallest

In a normal year, biologists Daniel Janzen and Winnie Hallwachs spend about six months in Costa Rica, where they conduct research and pursue conservation efforts in Área de Conservación Guanacaste (ACG), a World Heritage Site in the northwest that.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Zyxel lands orders for 5G NR FWA routers from Telenor Norway

Taiwan-based Zyxek Communications has announced its entry into the equipment supply chain of Telenor Norway and will offer 5G NR7101 outdoor routers to support the construction of what the telecom carrier claims is the world's fastest and biggest 5G.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021