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When Scientists Say "Me Too"
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:05:00 GMT
From https:
Listen to us when we share. Don’t let us bear the burden of shame. Don’t let us think it is our fault.

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The Disinformation Playbook on Steroids, Trump Style
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT
From https:
How the administration is using old tricks to put the public at risk

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Scientists Zero In on a New Target for Obesity
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:00:00 GMT
From https:
A compound that helps rodents and monkeys slim down could offer a promising approach for human therapies

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


AI versus AI: Self-Taught AlphaGo Zero Vanquishes Its Predecessor
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:00:00 GMT
From https:
DeepMind’s Go game-playing AI—which dominated its human competition—just got better

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


World Hunger Is Increasing, Thanks to Wars and Climate Change
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:00:00 GMT
From https:
Despite efforts to end food shortages, a recent U.N. report shows that, after years of decline, hunger is on the rise again

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Al Franken Auditions for Senate Climate Lead, Millions Watch
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:45:00 GMT
From https:
Franken’s approach to climate advocacy relies on wry sarcasm and a precise mastery of scientific facts

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The Secret to a Better Night's Sleep: A Sense of Purpose?
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:30:00 GMT
From https:
Intriguing new research suggests a positive sleep role for a meaningful life

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The Future of Space Is Coming, "Soonish"
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:30:00 GMT
From https:
A new book whimsically examines 10 emerging technologies that could change everything

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


How Brexit Is Already Destabilizing Science throughout Europe
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMT
From https:


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Let's Keep the Science in Forensic Science
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:30:00 GMT
From https:
A body created to set national standards is now in danger

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Maryn McKenna's Big Chicken, Part Two
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:02:00 GMT
From https:
Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 2 of...

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Maryn McKenna's Big Chicken, Part One
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:55:00 GMT
From https:
Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 1 of...

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Ships at Sea Stoke Lightning Strikes
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:37:00 GMT
From https:
Exhaust fumes from oceangoing vessels lead to an almost doubling of lightning activity over shipping lanes compared to adjacent areas of the sea.  

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The shape of work to come
Date: 0
From feeds.nature
Three ways that the digital revolution is reshaping workforces around the world.

Apple and GE team up on software to track power plants
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:59:03 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Apple and General Electric say they are working together to make it easier to write software that can track power plants and jet engines on Apple's iPhones and iPads.


The moon set to get inflatable space station in 2022
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:06:43 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Bigelow Aerospace is working with United Launch Alliance to send an inflatable habitat to low lunar orbit by 2022 to provide a 'lunar depot' as well as a place for NASA to train astronauts.


Snap joins NBCUniversal to create original TV shows
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:04:23 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The two firms will hold equal stakes in a new digital content studio where original TV shows will be produced, to be based in Santa Monica, California.


'Lost' mountains reveal clues on Earth's worst extinction
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:47:33 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Deposits in South Africaas Karoo Basin have revealed the aGreat Dyinga began one million years earlier than previously thought. The fossil-rich sediments tell of climatic changes.


Google's AlphaGo can now teach itself how to win at Go
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:44 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers from Google's London-based DeepMind have unveiled the new AlphaGo Zero system in a study published in Nature today.


Alcohol helps to improve foreign language skills
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:09 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers at the University of Liverpool, Maastricht University and King's College London found that a low dose of alcohol can improve bilingual speakers' ability to speak a second language.


Australian jumping spiders mate ONCE in their lifetime
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:00:17 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Experts from Macquarie University in Syndey say the strategy protects sperm stored in special organs by females after their first mating, which the spiders incubate for the rest of their whole.


Volvo's spin-off performance brand unveils the Polestar 1
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:40:09 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The sporty new Polestar 1 GT unveiled in Shanghai will form a halo for the new stand-alone Polestar brand being spun off by the Swedish car-maker which is owned by Chinaas Geely.


Baidu to hit the road with self-driving bus
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:18:43 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Baidu chief executive Robin Li on Tuesday said the Chinese internet giant will have a self-driving bus on the road soon as it races for a lead in autonomous vehicles.


British sociologist Ryan Scoats has a PhD in threesomes
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:13:08 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Dr Ryan Scoats, an expert at Birmingham City University, said after several threesome experiences he noticed there are few academic studies into the sexual dynamic.


UK team cure lame horses with gene therapy
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:12:55 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
An international team led by experts at the University of Nottingham gave injured horses DNA injections and within two to three weeks the animals were able to walk and trot.


First FLOATING wind farm starts generating electricity
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:12:31 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon officially open the Hywind project about 15 miles (25km) off the shore of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, which could provide power for 20,000 homes.


First sex doll-only brothel opens in Germany
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:07:52 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Evelyn Schwarz, 29, runs the aptly named 'Bordoll' in Dortmund - a fusion of the words 'bordello' and 'doll'. Schwarz has stocked her establishment with 11 silicone love dolls, each costing APS1,786.


Archaeologists find 4,000-year-old Egypt queen statue
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:04:50 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled the country more than 4,000 years ago.


Flowers produce a 'blue halo' that helps bees find them
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:02:06 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
An 'aura' invisible to the human eye surrounds some flower petals and acts as a signal for bees, scientists from the University of Cambridge have found.


Extraordinary image of a frog eating a snake
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:33:36 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
An image of an Australian Green Tree Frog eating what appears to be an Eastern Brown Snake has gone viral, after a Reddit user posted it with the caption 'One Last Scream Into the Abysssss'.


Google's machine learning AI learns to replicate itself
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:31:51 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
California-based Google's AutoML AI has outdone human engineers by building machine-learning software that's more efficient and powerful than the top human-designed systems.


Nielsen says it will report who's watching streamed shows
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:59:53 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The Nielsen company, which measures viewership of television programs, now has a way to collect and widely spread details about how many people watch programming by streaming services such as Netflix.


Youngsters with mobile devices more at risk of bullying
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:49:21 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts surveyedA 4,584A children aged between eight and eleven over a two-year period (stock image).


A 'New Shanghai' could be built on Mars by 2117
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:29:58 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
An Italian architect has released a dramatic concept which sees humans setting up a colony on the red planet in 2117. The artistic design is being presented at an exhibition in China.


Facebook buys anonymous teen compliment app tbh
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:05:38 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The California-based developers of tbh - internet-slang short for 'to be honest' - say more than 5 million people have downloaded its app since it launched on August 3. It is available in most US states.


Is the answer to dyslexia in our eyes?
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:48:01 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Scientists at Oxford University have found that dyslexics have an unusual pattern of cells in their eyes which makes letters appear back to front.


Facebook tests out temporary profile status feature
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:37:58 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
A global update to Facebook could be on the way after an anonymous tipster leaked images of the temporary profile status project, showing the new function's 101 character limit.


California farmer claims to have spotted Bigfoot
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:44:27 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
A California farmer named Keith claims to have witnessed the latest Bigfoot sighting after spotting five of the creatures running near his ranch.


New screen at Piccadilly Circus couldA track people
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:34:35 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The vast screen - which is around the size of four tennis courts - features facial and car recognition technology to target people with hidden cameras. It will be installed in London this month.


NYU machine learning expert warns of 'toxic' AI future
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:29:18 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
New York University research professor Kate Crawford is concerned that are errors being programmed into machine learning systems and has set up the AI Now institute to study the problem.


Amazon doubles its number of Dash Buttons in the UK
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:06:05 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The expansion of the programme in the UK brings the total number of brands to 101, including Head & Shoulders, Gaviscon, Febreze and Tampax.


UK online shoppers could soon need a text to buy goods
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:34:05 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Philip Rutnam, permanent secretary at the UK Home Office, told MPs in Westminster yesterday thatA the days of chip and pin areA over and 'new' technology is needed.


When you die you KNOW you're dead: The mind still works
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:24:33 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
A person's consciousness continues to work after the body has died, a study from New York University Langone School of Medicine finds. The findings echo the new Hollywood film Flatliners.


Whatsapp's Live Location feature lets friends track you
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:54:32 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
An update to WhatsApp means global users of the messaging service for both Android and iOS will be able to let loved ones know they've arrived safely home after a night out.


Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful and abusive tweets
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:52:23 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Twitter is making policy changes for users worldwide after Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter posted a series of tweets explaining that more needs to be done to protect users.


Engineers have created a motorised mouth guard
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:05:43 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The motorised mouth guard created by Venice-based company Unico is expected to be delivered in February 2018 and it will ship anywhere in the world.


Dying chimp at Arnhem zoo smiles for man who cared for her
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:41:39 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Mama, the 59-year-old former matriarch at Royal Burgers Zoo in the Netherlands, was curled up in a ball and refusing food until the arrival of Professor Jan van Hooff, who she first met in 1972.


Highways England trials using sunflower oil on potholes
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:54:19 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Highways England is carrying out tests using sunflower oil to prevent potholes after University of Nottingham engineers found it helps asphalt to heal without compromising durability.


Project Wing now delivers burritos by drone in AustraliaA
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:13:46 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Project Wing will deliver food from Guzman y Gomez, and medicines from Chemist Warehouse pharmacies to customers on the border of the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales.


Neil DeGrasse Tyson says Jack should have tried to survive
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:05:05 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Could Jack have survived in the Titanic? A question that has been discussed on and off since the movie's release in 1997.


Canary island La Palma sees 352 earthquakes in ten days
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:32:34 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Scientists are now monitoring the seismic activity on the island of La Palma 24 hours per day, and are set to carry out tests on the slopes of the island's active volcano - Cumbre Vieja.


The cures of yesteryear including cocaine for toothache
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:10:15 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
These and many more weird and wacky remedies have been outlined in a new book, Quackery: A Brief History Of The Worst Ways To Cure Everything, written by a Nebraska doctor.


Jeyaraj Vadiveloo on how many healthy years we have left
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:33:40 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Jeyaraj Vadiveloo, a professor at the University of Connecticut, led a team developing an online calculator to assess a person's 'healthy life expectancy'. Try it here.


Ann Arbor 'Origami' barriers could lead to silent roads
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:39:23 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Designed by University of Michigan in Ann Arbor researchers, it relies on noise-diffusing cylinders that can be drawn closer together or farther apart to selectively dampen different sound frequencies


Is a stranger hacking your child's smart watch?
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:22:15 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Consumer experts have revealed that strangers can access the watches, which parents use to call youngsters, to spy on children. As a result, the hi-tech devices could be endangering children.


Genes that cause OCD identified by scientists
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:10:38 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The findings confirmA suspicions that the condition a suffered by David Beckham a is genetic, found a study by The Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the US.


The human brain has tripled in size as we ventured further
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:01:56 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers from the University of Durham have called into question the long-held view that the human brain developed to help cope with increasingly complex social structures.


Fossil of 48 MILLION year old species of bird discovered
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:01:51 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The creature was discovered in the Messel Pit in Central Germany by researchers from the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt and MIT.


Photo of butchered rhino wins top award
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:14:57 GMT
From bbc.co
A shocking image of a dehorned black rhino makes Brent Stirton Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Better Than Smart Speakers? Japan Is Making Robot and Hologram Companions
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:00:25 +0000
From https:
While American internet giants are developing speakers, Japanese companies are working on robots and holograms. They all share a common goal: to create the future platform for the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart homes. Names like Bocco, EMIEW3, Xperia Assistant, and Gatebox may not ring a bell to most outside of Japan, but Sony, [...]


Activision Patents System to Make Microtransactions Even More Obnoxious
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:13:47 +0000
From https:

Activision has been granted a patent for a system for encouraging in-game purchases that sounds positively game-breaking.

The post Activision Patents System to Make Microtransactions Even More Obnoxious appeared first on ExtremeTech.



New Giant Double-Screened Axon M Phone is Magnificently Weird
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:45:08 +0000
From https:
Axon-M

The new ZTE Axon M packs dual screens and a unique value proposition, but it's got some drawbacks that limit its usefulness as well.

The post New Giant Double-Screened Axon M Phone is Magnificently Weird appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Dead Space Developer Visceral Games is Dead, and That Sucks
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:24:35 +0000
From https:
DeadSpace-Feature

While the games weren't perfect, the Dead Space universe blended its own unique lore with a sci-fi survival horror game style that ranks as one of the best I've ever played--including the less-well-received Dead Space 3.

The post Dead Space Developer Visceral Games is Dead, and That Sucks appeared first on ExtremeTech.



ET Deals: Dell PowerEdge T30 Intel Xeon E3-1225 Quad-Core Server for $329
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:15:07 +0000
From https:
T30

If you're in the market for an affordable tower server, today's sale from Dell will definitely catch your eye. For a limited time, you can grab this quad-core PowerEdge T30 mini tower server at an astounding 52% discount.

The post ET Deals: Dell PowerEdge T30 Intel Xeon E3-1225 Quad-Core Server for $329 appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Hands On With Adobe Lightroom CC, New Photoshop
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:20:47 +0000
From https:
Adobe Lightroom CC 1.0 user interface

Adobe has not only upped the ante with new features in Lightroom and Photoshop, but has introduced an entire new cloud-first version of Lightroom for those for whom cross-platform editing is more important than sheer features.

The post Hands On With Adobe Lightroom CC, New Photoshop appeared first on ExtremeTech.



Intel Announces ‘Nervana’ Neural Network Processor
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:30:48 +0000
From https:
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The Nervana NNP is designed from the ground up with this type of computing in mind.

The post Intel Announces 'Nervana' Neural Network Processor appeared first on ExtremeTech.



SpaceX, Spacecom to launch new satellites after explosion last year
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:01:26 -0400
From feeds.reuters
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's Space Communications has signed a deal with Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch two communication satellites into orbit, after a prior attempt ended in disaster.


Twitter looks to toughen rules on online harassment, abuse
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:44:01 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - Twitter Inc plans to toughen its rules on online sexual harassment and impose stronger penalties for misconduct, according to an email it sent to a group of safety advocates, academics and researchers that helps the social media service set its policies.


IBM shares head for biggest gain in eight years
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:55:58 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - Shares in International Business Machines Inc surged 9 percent on Wednesday after it beat expectations on revenue and gave an outlook that hinted one of the world's first big computing names was back on a growth track after six years in retreat.


Tech firms improve cooperation on extremism but more needed, U.S. security chief says
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:21:10 -0400
From feeds.reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Technology firms have improved cooperation with the authorities in tackling online militant material but still must act quicker to remove propaganda fuelling a rise in homegrown extremism, acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke said on Wednesday.


Pentagon chief asks Congress to not hinder cyber defense
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:43:30 -0400
From feeds.reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis this week asked Congress to halt pending legislation that would compel the U.S. to alert foreign governments when the Pentagon has decided to combat certain cyber attacks, according to a letter sent to lawmakers.


Snapchat signs Olympic deal with Eurosport
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:49:40 -0400
From feeds.reuters
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Social media platform Snapchat will present Winter Olympics content at next year's event in Pyeongchang after striking a deal with Discovery communications' Eurosport, a move which could help the Games reach the younger demographic it craves.


Some children's GPS watches have security flaws: EU consumer group
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:25:33 -0400
From feeds.reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Some smartwatches for children sold in Europe pose security risks, including potentially allowing hackers to take control of and track a watch, the EU's main consumer lobby said on Wednesday, following a new report by one of its members.


Taiwan ministry expresses 'deep concern' about Qualcomm's antitrust fine
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:23:51 -0400
From feeds.reuters
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's economics ministry said it is "deeply concerned" about the antitrust agency imposing a $775 million fine on Qualcomm Inc , in a rare public display of disagreement between authorities.


Native American tribe holding patents sues Amazon and Microsoft
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:40:29 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - A Native American tribe sued Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp in federal court in Virginia on Wednesday for infringing supercomputer patents it is holding for a technology firm.


Cryptocurrency hedge funds top 100 for first time
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:29:50 -0400
From feeds.reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds that trade cryptocurrencies reached over 100 for the first time, according to new data from fintech research house Autonomous NEXT, of which more than three-quarters launched in 2017.


EU-U.S. data transfer pact passes first annual review
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:21:58 -0400
From feeds.reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A year-old pact underpinning billions of dollars of transatlantic data transfers won a green light from the European Union on Wednesday after a first review to ensure Washington protects Europeans' data stored on U.S. servers.


Portugal fires burn 520,000 hectares, nearly 60 percent of EU total
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:15:23 -0400
From feeds.reuters
LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's fires have burnt 520,000 hectares of forest this year, 52 times the size of Lisbon and representing nearly 60 percent of the total area burnt in the entire European Union in 2017, data from the EU showed on Wednesday.


U.S. firm to build solar plants in blackout-plagued Gaza
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:30:37 -0400
From feeds.reuters
GAZA (Reuters) - The Gaza Strip will have three new solar energy plants operating by April, the U.S.-based energy firm behind the project said on Tuesday, providing the territory with some relief from daily blackouts but far from meeting its severe power shortages.


Fiji to sell world's first climate-change 'green' bonds
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:15:48 -0400
From feeds.reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Fiji will issue a $50 million "green" bond in coming weeks to help combat the effects of global climate change, the first developing country to do so, its prime minister said on Wednesday.


Trump, Iowa governor discuss biofuels: governor's office
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:00:58 -0400
From feeds.reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds had a "very positive" call with U.S. President Donald Trump about the importance of biofuels to the corn-growing state on Tuesday, at a time when the administration is eyeing changes to the quantities it demands suppliers use.


China's President Xi says will continue years-long war on smog
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:05:40 -0400
From feeds.reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will keep up its years-long battle against smog to ensure "blue skies" and promote a "revolution" in clean energy, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday at the opening ceremony of a key Communist Party congress.


BP eyes smaller renewable investments to avoid repeating losses
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:00:10 -0400
From feeds.reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - BP is targeting smaller and wider-ranging investments in renewable energy to avoid large losses in the sector like those it suffered earlier in the decade, Chief Executive Bob Dudley said on Wednesday.


China clean energy firms face $30 billion subsidy shortfall: government official
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:15:31 -0400
From feeds.reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will struggle to pay billions of yuan in subsidies to clean energy companies, with the shortfall set to quadruple by 2020, a government official said on Wednesday, underscoring the cost of funding the country's ambitious renewables push.


Netflix Reveals the Shows That You Binge Watched the Fastest
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:33:15 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Netflix is calling it "binge racing"


The 15 Most Influential Websites of All Time
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:21:25 +0000
From feedproxy.google
They drove the world wide web's evolution


Rare 'ghost owl' with white feathers spotted in Britain
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:19:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
An incredibly rare ghostly white "Ino" owl has been spotted in the UK.


Florida woman takes chicken paddleboarding
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:12:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Floridians out in the Keys might do a double take when they spot a woman paddleboarding with her pet chicken, but the owner it's an activity she and the bird both enjoy.


'Women of NASA' Lego set to launch for sale Nov. 1
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:54:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Four trailblazing figures from NASA's history are set to launch as new Lego minifigures on Nov. 1.


The story behind that 2,000-year-old Thracian chariot you saw on Reddit
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:00:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The photo of an ancient Thracian chariot alongside the bones of two horses and a dog has quickly risen to the top of Reddit today (Oct. 13), with more than 65,000 likes. But what is so exciting about the discovery, and who was buried within the chariot?


Your hair color and sleep habits may come from Neanderthals
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:45:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Neanderthal DNA could influence your skin tone, hair color, sleep patterns, mood and even smoking behavior, a new study finds.


The World of Animals
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:15:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Enjoy these pictures of animals, reptiles, fish, birds and insects from around the globe


Sailing to disaster: Rare Titanic photos up for auction
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:15:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Two original unpublished photographs of Titanic departing on her ill-fated maiden voyage are up for auction.


Battle of the jaws: Study finds alligators eat sharks
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:19:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
As far as research goes, it sounds pretty intense: pumping the stomachs of 500-plus alligatorsa"live and alert" ones at that.


Fighting kangaroos attack each other in vicious brawl captured on video
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:15:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
A pair of competitive kangaroos were caught duking it out in the middle of the night in the Australian bushland in a fight captured from a police helicopter.


NASA says evidence for 'Planet Nine' is mounting
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:00:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
We might not actually know how many planets are in our Solar System a and no, this isnat a trick regarding Plutoas status. For years, scientists have wondered if there might be a larger, planet-sized body lurking in or around the thick layer of debris called the Kuiper Belt, and now NASA is saying the evidence is hard to ignore.


15 creatures that could disappear with the Great Barrier Reef
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:39:19 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
These extraordinary sea species are threatened by coral bleachings at the Great Barrier Reef


New Google Maps feature lets you go to space
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:07:39 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Google has rolled out a new feature that lets you explore planets, moons and the International Space Station


Is there still time to save the Great Barrier Reef?
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:42:33 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
We're killing one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders a but it's not too late to change


A billion people need power. They'll likely skip the grid
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:21:24 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
In poor, rural parts of the globe, the most direct way to get power might be straight from above


4,000-year-old statue linked to female Egyptian leader
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:03:46 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Wooden head is believed to depict Ankhesenpepi II, the mother of King Pepi II of the sixth dynasty


Twitter declares war on hateful, abusive tweets
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:58:23 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
CEO Jack Dorsey is promising a wave of new policies and actions aimed at doing a lot more to protect its users


Japan is building the fastest supercomputer in the world
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From rss.cnn
Japan is building the world's fastest supercomputer, which it hopes will make the country the new global hub for artificial intelligence research.


Zero gravity, fully cute: New Japanese drone in space
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The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency has released the first set of images and videos taken by its debut zero-gravity camera drone or "Int-Ball," the cute orb of a drone, will optimize communication between crew in space and on Earth.


Apple Maps tallies up more airport interiors - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:46:21 +0000
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With iOS 11, the iPhone maker brings detailed airport floor plans for Miami, Portland, Chicago and more.


Apple self-driving car sensors appear on Twitter video - Roadshow
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:12:12 +0000
From feedproxy.google
A tweet by a self-driving car engineer appears to show the system Apple is working on for its own Titan autonomous car project.


Facebook, who's buying your hate speech ads? Congressmen ask - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:49:54 +0000
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Representatives Keith Ellison and John Conyers send the social media company a letter asking it to outline its policies on hate speech and advertising.


Heartbreaking rhino image tops wildlife photography awards - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:29:53 +0000
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A devastating view of a rhino wins the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition and is joined by stunning images of elephants, bears and birds.


Top wildlife photos of 2017 capture nature's sorrow, beauty - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:27:26 +0000
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From a heartbreaking image of a rhino to a gripping view of sperm whales, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition winners will open your eyes.


Facebook knows it needs to stop bad stuff before it happens - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:02:13 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The social media giant's head of Messenger, David Marcus, said the company realizes it needs to scrutinize how people use its platform, both for good and for bad.


Samsung's new 360 camera has 17 lenses and looks like a hockey puck - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:22:27 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The Samsung 360 Round wants to help you create your own VR footage.


15 creatures that could disappear with Great Barrier Reef - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:45:19 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Global warming is killing one of the world's natural wonders. Home to 9,000 species, the death of the reef could hurt more than its coral.


Mod your phone with Alexa for double the assistants - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:40:48 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Not satisfied with your Moto device's smart voice assistant? Now you can plop another one on the back of your phone.


Samsung's Bixby, now even smarter, arrives on fridges - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:45:50 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Along with unveiling its Bixby 2.0 digital assistant, the company says it's working on a project to make dumb products internet-connected.


Uranus is going to look really, really cool Thursday night - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:36:28 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Make all the cheeky remarks you want, but the blue ice giant is getting ready for its closeup.


Would you want a foldable phone? (The 3:59, ep. 301) - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:51:05 +0000
From feedproxy.google
We discuss the new, foldable ZTE Axon M, as well as Walmart's vision for the future of shopping.


Facebook, Google reportedly helped anti-refugee campaign - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:18:43 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The ads, designed to spread fear about refugees, were targeted to swing states during the US presidential election, reports Bloomberg.


Post-zombie movie 'The Cured' digests human psyche, politics - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:03:49 +0000
From feedproxy.google
This taut, suspenseful chiller has brains, much like a "Black Mirror" episode.


Google reportedly put fake news ads on fact-checking sites - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:04:48 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Fake news appears to be popping up everywhere, even on the websites designed to stop it.


Adobe Lightroom CC faces an uphill climb - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:00:20 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Adobe's revamped photography strategy includes a new Lightroom CC cloud-based service and the final goodbye to no-subscription Lightroom.


Get an LG SJ5Y wireless sound bar and subwoofer for $124.99 - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:54:39 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Selling for at least $250 elsewhere, this may be the best sound bar deal of 2017. Plus: two bonus deals!


There's still time to save the Great Barrier Reef from dying - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:13:40 +0000
From feedproxy.google
We're killing one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders. It's not too late to change.


One phone, two screens? Radical design opens door for change - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:46:33 +0000
From feedproxy.google
An unlikely company is looking to kick-start a new trend in phones. It just needs to avoid creating a flop in the process.


Lego's Women of NASA set rockets into reality - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:00:11 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Some of NASA's brightest minds star in a Lego set with four women scientists, the Hubble Space Telescope and a space shuttle in plastic-brick form.


Pixel 2 vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which camera is better? - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:56:16 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The Pixel 2 and the iPhone 8 Plus battle it out to determine which phone's camera does better portraits, landscape selfies and low-light shots.


MegaBots beat Japan in ultimate giant-robot smackdown - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:47:36 +0000
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In the "first ever giant robot battle," mammoth machines from MegaBots and Suidobashi Heavy Industry fight for the world title using attack drones and more.


Billy Corgan says he saw human turn into something non-human - CNET
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:16:35 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Commentary: Appearing on the Howard Stern Show, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman shares an encounter with the paranormal.


Mobileye wants self-driving cars to prove they're safe - Roadshow
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:00:03 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Mobileye proposes a system where self-driving cars could report collisions, with mathematical formulas to determine who, or what, is at fault.


Apple self-driving car sensors appear on Twitter video - Roadshow
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:12:12 +0000
From feedproxy.google
A tweet by a self-driving car engineer appears to show the system Apple is working on for its own Titan autonomous car project.


Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride previews a more luxurious, hydrogen-powered future - Roadshow
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:06:49 +0000
From feedproxy.google
With its silent hydrogen fuel cell powertrain and spacious and flexible cabin, Toyota's latest Tokyo Motor Show concept should be a fine and comfortable ride.


Isle of Man adventure with the 2017 BAC Mono video - Roadshow
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:25:54 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The Isle of Man might be best known for the legendary TT race, but it's also the only place in the British Isles where you can legally drive as fast as you want. How better to take advantage of that than in the new 2017 BAC Mono?


Mobileye wants self-driving cars to prove they're safe - Roadshow
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:00:03 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Mobileye proposes a system where self-driving cars could report collisions, with mathematical formulas to determine who, or what, is at fault.


2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid rocks massive fuel economy video - Roadshow
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:42:29 +0000
From feedproxy.google
But Toyota wants you to think of it as a fun road machine, too.