The New BlackBerry Motion Ditches the Keyboard Photo Courtesy BlackBerry Mobile BlackBerry put an end to its long-simmering hardware misery and stopped designing new phones in 2016, opting to move entirely into the software sector. Yet the actual BlackBerry brand continues to shuffle along in the form of a partnership with Chinese company TCL , which earlier this year released the BlackBerry KeyOne , a moderately successful throwback phone wh
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Test for breast cancer risk could reduce pre-emptive mastectomies Researchers develop gene test that will give more detailed information on risk to women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations A genetic test that accurately predicts the risk of developing breast cancer could soon be used on high-risk groups. Researchers behind the test say it could reduce the number of women choosing pre-emptive mastectomy surgery as they will be able to make more informed decisions ab
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The X-Files' Return Resurrects an Old Favorite and a Major Dropped Plot Point Image: FOx At New York Comic Con, Fox released the very first look at the eleventh season of The X-Files , due on our screens next year. They’ve only filmed five of the ten new episodes, so we know that only those episodes must be included. Which means there’s a lot going on in the beginning of the season. Series creator Chris Carter, Mitch Pileggi (Skinner), Gillian Anderson (Scully), and David
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You Might Be a Neanderthal If… New studies shed light on how Neanderthal DNA is affecting the appearance and behavior of modern humans. Read More
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Starwatch: meteors and their icy origins in the heart of a comet The Orionids meteor shower will brighten our skies later this month. What are meteors and where do they come from? Spend an hour or so under a clear moonless sky and we will be unlucky not to spot a small number of meteors. Some are slow and graceful while others may be swift and glimpsed only out of the corner of our eye. They occur when meteoroids , usually dusty clumps no larger than a grain o
Hurricane Nate Sets Record for Most Consecutive Atlantic Hurricanes Since at Least 1893 Photo: AP Tropical Depression Nate, the former hurricane which pummeled the Gulf Coast near Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama at Category 1 status early Sunday, has made the 2017 hurricane season one of the worst on record since 1893 and possibly earlier. As Colorado State University meteorologist Philip Klotzbach noted on Twitter this weekend, the last time nine consecutive named storms hit the
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The Domestic Dog is the book we've been waiting for since 1995Featuring two decades of new evidence on dog evolution, behavior, training, and human interaction — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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After a month off, SpaceX returns with two launch attempts in three days Enlarge / SpaceX's last mission for Iridum, in June, launched amid foggy conditions in California. (credit: SpaceX) SpaceX has made 13 successful launches this year, and with every additional flight it continues to add to its record for total number of missions in a calendar year. The company's previous high-water mark for launches came in 2016, with eight. But SpaceX flew no additional missions
That McDonald's Rick and Morty Promotion Did Not Go Well Image: Cartoon Network Yesterday, McDonald’s made an offer to Rick and Morty fans the country over: come to our restaurants, and claim the Szechuan Sauce your favorite amoral cartoon scientist adores. I probably don’t need to tell you that this did not go as planned. The Rick and Morty fans (what’s their fandom name? If they don’t have one, I have a proposal: Morticians.) came out in droves. And
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How To Make AI The Best Thing To Happen To Us We can thrive with AI if we win the race between the growing power of our technology and the wisdom with which we manage it, but we must ditch the idea of learning from our mistakes, says Max Tegmark. (Image credit: liuzishan/Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Why Poetry Is a Refuge for Your Brain Some people think that poetry is just rhymes. But those people don't know that poetry helps your brain heal during bad times. (Hey, we tried) Read More
'It's a Shame the White House Has Become an Adult Day Care Center' True to his state’s nickname, and his alma mater’s teams, Bob Corker has twice stepped up as a pivotal volunteer in the political career of Donald Trump—first, volunteering his support when few mainstream Republicans were willing to get near Trump, and more recently, after announcing his intention to retire from the Senate, putting himself forward as a leading elected critic of the White House. A
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How Much Does Carpooling Matter? A Lot.The end of a policy to support carpooling in Jakarta, Indonesia led to an 87% increase in evening rush-hour traffic, according to a study published this summer in Science. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Balloons to help restore Puerto Rico's cell networksGoogle's parent company is set to launch balloons into the Caribbean skies in an attempt to restore telephone networks in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.
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Italy's high-rise forests take root around the worldAs balconies bristle with tree branches and sunshine dapples the leaves of thousands of plants, two apartment buildings in the heart of Milan have almost disappeared under lush forest.
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Epic world solar car race begins in AustraliaAn epic 3,000-kilometre (1,860-mile) solar car race across the desert heart of Australia designed to showcase new technology that could one day help develop commercial vehicles got underway Sunday.
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Global firms join rush to bet on Indonesia as next start-up frontierBig-name investors including Expedia and Alibaba are pumping billions of dollars into Indonesian tech start-ups in a bid to capitalise on the country's burgeoning digital economy and potential as Southeast Asia's largest online market.
Here's the First Real Discount On Amazon's Echo Show Amazon Echo Show , $200 Other than a 2-pack discount, we’ve never seen a deal on Amazon’s Echo Show , until today. Get the touchscreen-equipped Alexa device for $200 right now, down from its original $230. You can read Gizmodo’s review if you want to learn more , but it turns out Alexa would have benefitted from a visual component all along The Echo Dot is also $5 off, if you want to spread Alexa
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Facebook begins 'human review' of potentially sensitive adsFacebook says it will begin manually reviewing advertisements that target certain groups and address politics, religion, ethnicity and social issues.
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Indigenous Nations' environmental stewardship in tackling invasive speciesAs invasive species are threatening ecological habitats throughout the U.S. and Canada, the role of Indigenous nations as environmental stewards has often been overlooked, according to a Dartmouth-led study published in the current issue of American Indian Quarterly.
Why Socrates Hated Democracy, and What We Can Do about It. Socrates: what a dummy. Read More
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That sweating, trembling feeling: 10 strategies to cope with your shyness | Sian Prior Social anxiety can manifest itself mentally and physically. Here are ways you can learn to manage it According to British singer-songwriter Morrissey, “shyness is nice”. When it leaves you feeling breathless, voiceless and even friendless, though, it can be anything but nice. Shyness often manifests as social anxiety, and as Morrissey sings in his song Ask Me, it can stop you from doing the thing
Facebook Security Chief Alex Stamos Hits Back at Media Coverage of Its Algorithms Photo: AP Alex Stamos, Facebook’s chief security officer, defended his employer against “coverage of our recent issues driven by stereotypes of our employees and attacks against fantasy, strawman tech cos.” in a lengthy tweetstorm on Saturday. Stamos was responding to Lawfare editor Quinta Jurecic, who criticized Facebook’s decision to have human editors oversee more ads as a cop-out, saying it s
Why Don’t Poison Frogs Die from Their Own Neurotoxin? The results of this study may help scientists devise new drugs for pain and nicotine addiction. Read More
Prepare Your Soul For This $50,000 Supercharged Craigslist Hell-Viper A couple years ago, Dodge unearthed the Challenger and Charger Hellcat . They made 707 horsepower from a supercharged 6.2-liter V8. Those cars are… fine, I guess, but if you ask me the logic of “slap a blower on it” is far more insane on their big cousin, the Dodge Viper. Like this supercharged 1996 Dodge Viper from Craigslist. The Viper is famous for having a monstrous V10 under the hood with
The Shadow of Superman Looms Large in New Justice League Trailer A world burning in red. Alien monsters everywhere. And one big hero, absent, unable to help prevent it all. Seems like a job for the Justice League. The new trailer for November’s Justice League is all about the legacy of the (currently) dead Superman, featuring Amy Adams’s Lois Lane remembering her lost love before offering shots of a world apparently bereft of hope, Superman’s death monument, a
Sunday's Best Deals: Echo Show, Robotic Vacuum, $20 Bidet, and More A robotic vacuum that’s also a mop , the first real discount on the Echo Show , and eBags’ lie-flat toiletry kit lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals Amazon Echo Show , $200 Other than a 2-pack discount, we’ve never seen a deal on Amazon’s Echo Show , until today. Get the touchscreen-equipped Alexa dev
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Why Facebook Users Should Download Messenger Lite Instead of MessengerFacebook has finally released its pared-down Messenger Lite app for the US, saving you from the feature-bloat that makes Messenger such a chore.
Saying goodbye to the proto-social network of AOL Instant Messenger Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty ) Many people remember specific, weird things about September 11, 2001. For me, it was a headline about stamps tucked into the chaos. As I started to absorb the horror of the day through TV and online news sources that Tuesday morning, I noticed an odd inflection point highlighted on the Washington Post's list of "Top News" links. While the first three stori
Smart jewelry tested: do beautiful devices have the brains to compete? Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Technology is shrinking, but that doesn't mean it's getting more subtle. Smartwatches are gaining popularity in the wearable world, but most make themselves painfully known by looking like high-tech gadgets. Not all wearables are fashion crimes, though; there's a sector of smart jewelry trying to thrive in this space by fighting against the cold, gadget-like
Afbrækket kæmpe-isbjerg afslører skjult verdenForskere har fået unik mulighed for at undersøge havområde, der ikke har set sollys i 120.000 år.
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Moon Had Ancient Atmosphere, Study SuggestsVolcanic eruptions could have created a temporary lunar atmosphere billions of years ago — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Rex Tillerson Reportedly Calling Trump a 'Moron' Tops This Week's News RoundupThe Secretary of State reportedly called President Trump a moron. The internet has thoughts about that.
How to shoot the best video on your smartphone DIY Release your inner Spielberg. Phone videos tend to look…bad. Find out about the tricks, apps, and accessories you can engage to turn your smartphone into the best video camera possible.
Spørg Scientariet: Er det noget, der hedder ’wind heat factor’?En læser vil gerne vide, om vinden også kan få luften til at føles varmere – på samme måde som wind chill-faktoren beskriver øget kulde i vind. Det svarer Energistyrelsen på.
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VC Firm Lays Out Plan for Ceding Freeways to Self-Driving CarsIt starts with the carpool lanes.
This Robotic Vacuum Is Perfect For Pet Owners, Can Mop Your Hard Floors, and Is On Sale For One Day Only ECOVACS DEEBOT M81 Pro , $200 If you think it’s cool that you can buy a robot to vacuum your floors for $200, how would you feel if I told you this one mopped too ? The ECOVACS DEEBOT M81 Pro has all the accoutrements you’d expect from a mid-tier robotic vacuum, including a motorized brush roll, scheduling, and even Wi-Fi, plus a few you wouldn’t, like a swappable tangle-free pet hair tool, Alexa
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New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Neural NetworksA new idea called the “information bottleneck” is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms—and might also explain how human brains learn.
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How Mindfulness Meditation Can Save AmericaHear me out: Mindfulness erodes the psychology of tribalism in subtle and powerful ways.
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Donald Trump's Nuclear Rhetoric Echoes Richard Nixon's 'Madman' Theory, But Won't End WellThe ongoing war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un echoes Richard Nixon's Vietnam rhetoric. It won't play out any better today than it did then.
Revisiting Star Trek’s Most Political Episode “It’s not that they don’t care. It’s that they’ve given up.” This was how Commanding Officer Benjamin Sisko, played by Avery Brooks, described early 21st-century Americans in an episode from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. When it aired in 1995, “Past Tense” spoke to contemporary concerns about homelessness by telling a story set in 2024—the near future for viewers, but the distant past for character
Radiologer advarer mod indmarchen af håndholdte scannereSmå ultralydsapparater i hænderne på almene læger risikerer at belaste de radiologiske afdelinger og gøre patienter utrygge, fordi uuddannede læger ikke kan forklare deres fund.
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Fly Over Colorado’s Autumn Colors in 360°Stands of aspen trees grow as a single organism, each changing to the same color at the same time. Visit White River National Park and witness their colors firsthand.
Who Will Lead the Republican Moderates? These are ulcer-inducing times for moderate Republicans in Congress. With frenzied nationalism, populism, and Trumpsanity dominating the politiscape, displaying centrist tendencies in today’s GOP is like wearing a Taylor Swift T-shirt to Kim and Kanye’s house for dinner: You should expect things to get nasty. Complicating matters, any criticism of the party’s president or his policies will prompt
»Vi skal være meget mere ambitiøse og meget mere offensive, når det gælder digitalisering«Industrien undergår en enorm forandring, og hvis Danmark fortsat skal være med helt fremme, når det gælder digitalisering, så kræver det, at vi har et brændende ønske om at ændre vores måde at arbejde på.
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The Origins of Creativity review – stick to the ants, professorEntomologist EO Wilson’s meandering attempt to forge a new philosophy from arts and science is irritating rather than enlightening At 88, Professor EO Wilson has become festooned with the kind of accolades that might unhinge any scholar, however sober and down-to-earth. For his publishers, he is simply “the world’s greatest living scientist”; to Ian McEwan, he is “an intellectual hero”. On Wikiped
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Swallowtail butterfly could benefit from Papua New Guinea projectA conservation project in Papua New Guinea could help secure the future for Britain's biggest butterfly.
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Eat your greens: do parents influence children’s taste in food? Quiz Answer our questions to find out the link between the food you eat and your parents Is it true that our taste in food is shaped early by our parents? Or are there other influences at play? On a scale of 1 (can’t stand it) to 5 (love it), how much do you like each of the following food types: Continue reading…
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‘Antibiotic apocalypse’: doctors sound alarm over drug resistanceThe terrifying prospect that even routine operations will be impossible to perform has been raised by experts alarmed by the rise of drug-resistant genes Scientists attending a recent meeting of the American Society for Microbiology reported they had uncovered a highly disturbing trend. They revealed that bacteria containing a gene known as mcr-1 – which confers resistance to the antibiotic colist
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Australia's solar challenge beginsTeams from around the world are competing on solar cars in an epic transcontinental race.
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Indigenous Nations' environmental stewardship in tackling invasive speciesAs invasive species are threatening ecological habitats throughout the US and Canada, the role of Indigenous nations as environmental stewards has often been overlooked, according to a Dartmouth-led study published in the current issue of American Indian Quarterly. The findings provide examples of the many ways Indigenous nations are adapting to invasive species, documenting their impact and imple
Archaeologists Are Hot on the Trail of These 16 Spectacular MysteriesFrom the cryptic Sea People to the undecipherable Voynich manuscript, researchers are hot on the trail of solving some pretty amazing archaeological mysteries.
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Six Nobel prizes – what’s the fascination with the fruit fly?Drosophila share 60 per cent of human DNA, making them perfect for research that has led to vital strides in treating cancer, autism, diabetes and many other ills. Now scientists in the field have won yet another Nobel Am not I A fly like thee? Or art not thou A man like me? With these lines, from The Fly , William Blake posed a question of unusual prescience for a poet writing 200 years ago. At f
Alphabet's X Approved to Deploy Project Loon LTE Balloons to Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands Photo: ilitephoto/ Flickr Project Loon, the former Google X Lab enterprise to provide mobile data to rural areas and disaster zones via high-altitude weather balloons now run by Google’s parent company Alphabet, may soon get another major test drive. Per Engadget , the FCC issued an “ emergency license ” for X to deploy its technology to Puerto Rico, where the FCC recently estimated 83 percent of
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New telescope attachment allows ground-based observations of new worldsA new, low-cost attachment to telescopes allows previously unachievable precision in ground-based observations of planets beyond our solar system. With it, ground-based telescopes can produce measurements of light intensity that rival the highest quality photometric observations from space.
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The Relationship Between Domestic Violence And Mass Shootings In at least 54 percent of mass shootings, the perpetrator also shot an intimate partner or relative. NPR's Michel Martin talks with gun policy expert Robert Spitzer about the pattern of domestic abuse among mass shooters.
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As Residents Start To Return, Devastated Barbuda Struggles To Rebuild The Caribbean island of Barbuda had to evacuate all its residents when Hurricane Irma hit last month, but now they are slowly starting to return. NPR's Michel Martin catches up with reporter Anika Kentish who's been following the story.
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Hurricane Nate Expected To Hit Gulf Coast As Category 2 Hurricane Nate is intensifying as it takes aim at the U.S. Gulf Coast. People from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle are bracing for Nate, which forecasters say could strengthen to a Category 2 storm.
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US Olympians at 2016 Rio Games were infected with West Nile virus, not ZikaUS Olympic and Paralympic athletes and staff who traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the 2016 Summer Games did not become infected with Zika virus but did test positive for other tropical, mosquito-borne viral infections, including West Nile Virus, Dengue Fever and Chikungunya.
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Antibiotics for dental procedures linked to superbug infectionDental procedures are an overlooked source of antibiotic prescribing, which is a concern as these medications increase the risk of developing C. difficile.
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Breakthrough in direct activation of CO2 and CH4 into liquid fuels and chemicalsResearchers have made a significant breakthrough in the direct conversion of carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) into liquid fuels and chemicals which could help industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions whilst producing valuable chemical feedstocks.
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Breast cancer linked to bacterial imbalancesResearchers have uncovered differences in the bacterial composition of breast tissue of healthy women vs. women with breast cancer. The research team has discovered for the first time that healthy breast tissue contains more of the bacterial species Methylobacterium, a finding which could offer a new perspective in the battle against breast cancer.
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Energy against the current on a quantum scale, without contradicting the laws of physicsIn a classical thermodynamic system, the heat current flows from the hotter body to the colder one, or electricity from the higher voltage to the lower one. The same thing happens in quantum systems, but this state can be changed, and the flow of energy and particles can be reversed if a quantum observer is inserted into the system.
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Sensitivity to time improves performance at remotely controlling devicesA new study finds that people who are more sensitive to the passage of time are better at accounting for the latency — or time lag — inherent in remotely controlling robots or other tools.
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'Lost chapel' of Westminster Palace revealed in new 3-D modelThe first dedicated House of Commons chamber, destroyed in the 1834 Palace of Westminster fire, has been reconstructed with the help of 3-D visualization technology.
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Plant cells survive but stop dividing upon DNA damageThe cell cycle is how a cell passes its DNA but ceases if the DNA is damaged, as otherwise it risks passing this damage to daughter cells. Scientists report a new molecular mechanism that explains how this cessation occurs. The study shows that the transcription factor family MYB3R is normally degraded, but accumulates upon DNA damage to prevent cell cycle progression.
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New antifungal drugMedical researchers have developed a new antifungal drug to help in the treatment of life threatening invasive fungal infections such as invasive aspergillosis.
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Agents of SHIELD's Season Five Space Story Is Still a Mystery Image: ABC After ending a spectacular season four—which included Ghost Rider, Life Model Decoys, and the Framework— Agents of SHIELD will be back for a two-hour premiere on December 1. At the Agents of SHIELD panel at New York Comic Con, the cast was on hand to share the first 20 minutes of the still-subtitled beginning of season five and the bloopers of season four. Before we get to spoilers, he
How a British School Improved Its Math Scores without Teaching a Single Math Lesson More Feversham Academy in Bradford, England has profoundly improved its students’ performance by adding a lot more music to their curriculum. Read More
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