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Never Again Miss A News
I created this website for those who love news, enjoy news and love to stay ahead. Alex Katiraie
(CreativityMotivation.COM, UXDesignSEO.COM)

Post-Science March we Must Stay Engaged
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:00:00 GMT
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Our real work starts now and we have a great deal to do over the coming years

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How Gut Bacteria Tell Their Hosts What to Eat
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:15:00 GMT
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 By suppressing or increasing cravings, microbes help the brain decide what foods the body “needs” 

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Cross-Cultural Evidence for the Genetics of Homosexuality
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:00:00 GMT
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Mexico’s third gender sheds light on the biological correlates of sexual orientation.

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Brave New Wool? Artificial Womb Sustains Premature Lambs for Weeks
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:30:00 GMT
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The technology may someday help babies born in their second trimester survive

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Ancestors of Flores "Hobbits" May Have Been Pioneers of First "Human" Migration Out of Africa
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:00:00 GMT
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New research on Indonesian fossils reveals clues to an ancient expansion from Africa

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The Arctic Is a Profoundly Different Place Now
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:45:00 GMT
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The changes in the region are so significant they will have implications across the globe

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Dolphins' Watertight Sex Involves a Strange Twist
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:30:00 GMT
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Female marine mammals may block insemination with a curled vagina and slick maneuvers

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Meet "Steve," a Strange New Sky Phenomenon
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:15:00 GMT
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Citizen scientists and space-agency satellites come together to discover a new variety of aurora

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Ripple Effects of New Zealand Earthquake Continue to This Day
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:00:00 GMT
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November tremor sparked slow, deep movements in Earth’s crust that increase the chances of a similar severe quake within a year

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The 8 Weirdest Food Recalls in America
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:00:00 GMT
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The threat of golf balls in hash browns triggers action

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The War between Neuroscience and Psychiatry
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMT
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An influential subset of psychiatrists argue—absurdly—that neuroscience has little clinical relevance

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Detection of Ghostly Particles Could Unmask Illicit Nuclear Weapons
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:00:00 GMT
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Weapons-grade fuel in a nuclear reactor emits a steady rate of telltale antineutrinos that could be detected by a newly designed portable device

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The Northwest Passage Remains Treacherous, Despite Ice Retreat
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:30:00 GMT
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Arctic route may remain treacherous for decades

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Scientists and Science Supporters Marched--Now What?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:15:00 GMT
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Thousands congregated in the nation's capital and other cities in the U.S. and around the world to support scientific research and protest Trump administration–proposed budget cuts. Scientific...

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How to End Malaria in Africa
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:00:00 GMT
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The continent's own CDC, formed in 2015, can play a major role

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Losing Key DNA Made Us Modern Humans
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:30:00 GMT
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Loss of some DNA during evolution may have helped create big brains and our male–female relationships 

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Where Astronomy and Gastronomy Meet
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMT
From https:
To help people grasp the cosmos through senses other than sight, a scientist and a team of chefs are creating simple, elegant (and edible) metaphors for some of the universe’s...

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Science Has Always Been Inseparable From Politics
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:00:00 GMT
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Scientific research doesn’t take place in a vacuum. it can only happen with society’s blessing

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DNA's secret weapon against knots and tangles
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From feeds.nature
A simple process seems to explain how massive genomes stay organized and untangled. But no one can agree on what powers it.

Stanford professor uses math to create 'neverending bloom'
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:58:12 +0100
The Stanford University engineering lecturer and artist creates the infinite effect by spinning the 3-D printed sculpture and photographing it with a camera with a fast shutter speed.

'Artificial womb' that can keep premature babies alive
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:44:28 +0100
The device has successfully been tested on foetal lambs equivalent in age to 23-week-old human infants, according to researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Secret room in Italy contains 'lost' Michelangelo artwork
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:27:50 +0100
More than thirty years after their discovery, these rarely seen 'Michelangelo' drawings in Florence have been revealed in breathtaking photos captured by photographer Paolo Woods.

Uber's drones set to take off by 2020 in Dallas and Dubai
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:25:21 +0100
Uber has announced that its zero-emissions take off and land vertically flying taxis will hit be deployed in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and Dubai by 2020 - a year ahead of schedule.

Ancient 'technological species' may have existed on Earth
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:54:15 +0100
Professor Jason Wright, an associate professor in astrophysics at Pennsylvania State University, claims an ancient species of alien once lived in our solar system.

Vintage 70's and 80's tech adverts reveal expensive prices
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:46:56 +0100
The vintage ads from both the US and UK promote now-outdated tech at exuberant prices. The adverts highlight how far technology has progressed over the past 70 years.

Thai father livestreams as he hangs himself and daughter
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:32:28 +0100
The killing of the baby in Thailand by its father in a murder-suicide is far from the only horrific event to have been streamed on Facebook Live, and Mark Zuckerberg is under pressure to make changes.

NASA hopes to protect astronauts with 'chainmail' armour
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:21:46 +0100
The space agency is developing hi-tech fabrics it hopes to use to cover next generation spacecraft to protect them, and could even be used in spacesuits for astronauts.

DJI unveils goggles that gives wearer a 'drone's eye view'
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:50:01 +0100
DJI has released goggles that lets users take flight with their Mavic Pro drone. The googles showcase a live streamed video of what the droneas onboard cameras capture while it pilots through the air.

Breakthrough Listen project reveals its first results
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:49:41 +0100
Scientists alisteninga to extraterrestrial signals in the universe for evidence of alien life have released their initial results from the first year of observations, including 11 events considered 'significant.'

Dogs exhibit emotional contagion for negative sounds
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:34:12 +0100
In a Vienna experiment, dogs expressed negative emotional states when they heard negative emotional sounds such as crying in humans or whining in dogs.

Century-old mystery of Antarctica's Blood Falls is SOLVED
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:06:57 +0100
A team of US researchers have solved the mystery behind the bright red waterfall, known as Blood Falls, in Antarctica - a large salt water source trapped underneath the Taylor Glacier.

Scientists find how the brain predicts speech
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:00:02 +0100
Researchers from Newcastle University have found a key part of the brain involved in identifying sounds that is used to predict upcoming words during conversation.

Artificial photosynthesis cleans air and produces energy
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:48:58 +0100
According to the researchers at the University of Central Florida who created the system, it could help to reduce greenhouse gasses, which have linked to climate change.

NASA and ESA plan 2025 mission to look for life on Europa
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:47:07 +0100
Called the Joint Europa Mission, the plan was unveiled on 24 April in Vienna, Austria, at the annual European Geosciences Union meeting.

Webroot anti-virus glitch causes misery for millions
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:15:35 +0100
Colorado firm Webroot's anti-virus software began quarantining files needed by Windows to operate after an update designed to allow combat the latest online threats was sent out yesterday.

Next generation of robots almost as dextrous as a human
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:01:05 +0100
Researchers at Northwestern University are working on creating humanoid robots that can use motions to accomplish a task, such as moving a wrench in a circle to tighten a bolt.

Apple hires NASA's AR head for its smart glasses projectA
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:58:13 +0100
A new report has revealed that Apple is getting serious about its AR business. The firm quietly hired Jeff Norris, a NASA specialist, earlier this year to work on its secretive smart glasses project.

Nasa reveals new images of massive Greenland glacier crack
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:43:39 +0100
The latest images were captured by on April 15, 2017, with the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8. Experts fear it could lead to a massive iceberg, or ice island breaking off.

Banded mongooses more likely to attack female relatives
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:32:59 +0100
Researchers from theA University of Exeter found the reason for this surprising behaviour is that unrelated mongooses are more likely to fight back, making it more difficult to kick them out.

World's last male white rhino getting help from Tinder
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:22:50 +0100
There's just one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he's now on the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts try to keep his species alive. The rhino, named Sudan' will appear as you swipe.

FORTIS Tool Arm gives workers superhuman strengthA
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:12:01 +0100
Lockheed Martin is giving industrial workers a hand with an Iron Man inspired tool. The FORTIS Tool Arm exoskeleton is capable of supporting up to 50 pounds to help relive fatigue.

SUPER POLLEN could trigger allergy epidemic in Britain
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:00:22 +0100
Those living in cities such as London, Birmingham and Manchester are most at risk, Dr Paul Carson, of the British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology, said.

AtlasA reveals imagery of the Polar Regions seafloor
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:55:42 +0100
The Atlas of Submarine Glacial Landforms has been compiled by an international team of over 250 marine geologists and glaciologists over the last four years.

Geologists unearth earliest evidence of multicellular life
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:33:26 +0100
A geology professor has found fungus-like life forms in fossilised gas bubbles, taken from samples buried deep underground in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.

Can YOU spot the snake hidden between the fallen leaves?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:16:47 +0100
This snap of fallen leaves covering a woodland path seems innocuous - so why is it causing a flurry online? It's because there's a venomous snake lurking in the leaves - can you find it?

Is this the most disgusting eruption of pus yet?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:13:29 +0100
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Wade Powell, 28, winces in pain and makes inaudible noises in a strong American accent as the pimple suddenly erupts under Khristina's brute force.

Schoolgirl who wrote to Google lands first job age seven
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:12:38 +0100
Schoolgirl Chloe Bridgewater, from Hereford, melted hearts around the world when she sent a handwritten letter to Google asking for a job for when she grows up.

Can YOU spot the snow leopard about to kill an Ibex?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:47:17 +0100
The big cat was just metres from the long-horned goat, which was at ease unaware of the fate which awaited it.

Global warming milestone: CO2 level reaches new high
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:45:20 +0100
Scientists from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii found that levels of carbon dioxide have reached record highs of 410 parts per million (stock image).

Plastic-eating caterpillar could remove the world's waste
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:35:30 +0100
Researchers from the Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology of Cantabria in Spain found that wax worms can do serious damage to a plastic bag in less than an hour.

Robot stabs between a man's fingers with a knife in video
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:33:04 +0100
An industrial robot made by Swiss robotics manufacturer Staubli was reprogrammed for the reckless prank. The sharp blade of the bot is seen narrowly missing cutting off digits in the video.

How 10,000 earthquakes have shaken Britain over 50 years
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:09:32 +0100
According to figures published today, around 10,000 quakes have rippled through Britain in the past 50 years.Of those, between 200 and 300 every year can pose a danger.

NASA reveals design for Lunar/Mars greenhouse 'tube'
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:07:34 +0100
The prototype, built by NASA and University of Arizona researchers, involves an inflatable greenhouse which recycles nutrients in a loop to simulate processes on Earth that support life.

Google tweaks its search results to take on fake news
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:06:30 +0100
Google uses what it calls Quality Raters - around 10,000 testers based around the world - to analyse and rate web pages to help Google's algorithm identify pages to promote in search.

Tesla unveils plans to double Supercharger stations
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:54:45 +0100
Tesla has revealed it will be 'doubling' its charging network with massive solar stations a from 5,000 to 10,000 by the end of the year. The US will also see a 150% increase in number of facilities.

Mural hidden for 50 years discovered in Coventry church
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:42:59 +0100
A 35ft (11 metre) mural created by Jewish artist Hans Feibusch in St Mark's church in Coventry was discovered after being hidden behind a brick wall since 1973.

Sailors who died on Franklin expedition found to be WOMEN
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:46:27 +0100
Researchers in Nunavut have now taken DNA from the skeletal remains of several sailors in the Canadian Arctic to identify the identity of the lost crew members.

Monster 25ft dead shark washes up on Cornish coastA
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:38:24 +0100
The 25ft monster (pictured) was seen floating upside down near the rocks at Chapel Point in Mevagissey. Experts believe it to be a basking shark, the largest fish found in British waters.

Scientists developing a battery powered by LIGHT
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:09:19 +0100
Researchers from McGill University and Hydro-Quebec are developing the battery, which can harvest and store energy using light (stock image).

Tesla Model X doors 'wouldn't open' as the car sets fire
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:21:22 +0100
Lee Tada claims her driver was travelling at 45mph (72km/h) on a motorway in Guangzhou, China before the vehicle crashed into a concrete siderail. The car then flipped over and crashed into a Ford Focus.

President Trump may be banning laptops on UK flights
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:15:44 +0100
President Trump is considering banning allowing laptops in airplane cabins between US and some European airports in addition to the Muslim majority countries already restricted.

Water drunk by BILLIONS of people may be contaminated
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:52:49 +0100
Researchers from the University of Calgary looked at more than 6,000 wells around the globe, some containing water more than 10,000 years old, found more than half had traces of tritium.

Creepy AI can clone anyone's voice
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:50:05 +0100
A Montreal-based start-up called Lyrebird has created a set of algorithms that can create a life-like synthesised voice using just one minute of audio (stock image).

Four new types of human blood cell are found by scientists
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:47:30 +0100
Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found four new types of white blood cell that play a role in the body's immune system to help our bodies to fight off invaders.

'Racist' FaceApp beautifying filter lightens skin tone
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:43:17 +0100
FaceApp's creators, based in Saint-Petersburg, claim it will 'transform your face using Artificial Intelligence in just one tap.' Pictured is a user who used a 'hot' setting on the app to lighten his skin.

Waymo testing self-driving car ride service in Arizona
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:39:15 +0100
Hundreds of families in Phoenix, Arizona, are being invited to take part in a trial run of the 500 Chrysler minivans purchased by AlphabetA Inc for their first public road tests.

Smartphone case could stop children's phone addiction
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:40:51 +0100
The APS3.50 ($4.50) smartphone case, designed by Momo, a company based in Kobe, Japan, allows parents to set time restrictions and prevent children from using the device while walking.

iPhone 8 'dummy' with no home button surfaces online
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:42:03 +0100
Photos of a black 'dummy' iPhone 8 device with no home button and a curved-glass edge to edge display were posted on social media by 'leaker' Benjamin Geskin from Riga, Latvia.

Stop saying this one word to beat stress at work
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:41:08 +0100
According to Seth Swirsky, a clinical psychotherapist and author, saying that you're stressed released neurotransmitters in the brain that will make you feel even worse, so try more positive language.

Inspiration behind 'The Scream' may have been rare clouds
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:06:09 +0100
A new paper, presented at a meeting of the European Geosciences Union in Vienna, said Edvar Munch depicted a rare sighting of 'mother-of-pearl' clouds over Oslo in 'The Scream' painting.

NSA blimp 'illegally spied on US citizens in New York'
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:56:11 +0100
It has emerged that the NSA used a specially modified blimp to spy on Long Island, New York, in 2004. Leaked documents suggest the blimp was used to spy on shipping in the area.

How SOAP is threatening thousands of Old Masters
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:14:11 +0100
According to a new video from the American Chemical Societyas aReactions,a the strange pockmarks are the result of lead soap created by the paintings themselves, which forms over time.

How Apple is training test drivers of its self driving car
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:05:01 +0100
The state released 41 pages of Apple application documents to Reuters that give some clues about the company's highly secret self-driving effort, which it has never openly acknowledged.

PowerPoint on iPad Gets Prettier
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:30:21 +1000
PowerPoint for iPad has been updated with PowerPoint Designer - a new tool that gives you suggestions on how to make your presentations clearer and more appealing. PowerPoint Designer can be accessed from the Design tab on the PowerPoint ribbon. More A>>

Hipchat Was Hacked Over The Weekend
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:34 +1000
Hipchat, the group messaging and team collaboration tool from Aussie unicorn startup Atlassian, had its security compromised over the weekend. Intruders accessed account names and email addresses, as well as Hipchat's encrypted database of account passwords. More A>>

Ransomware Is Being Hidden Inside Attachments Of Attachments
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:00:00 +1000
Ransomware attacks are getting more and more clever as the public gets wise to them. The latest involves hiding a malicious macro inside a Word document attached to a seemingly harmless PDF file. More A>>

Wikipedia Founder, Google And Facebook Help You Counter Fake News
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:30:22 +1000
It seems the old curse "may you live in interesting times" has come true. We now live in a world where "fake news" and "alternative facts" are part of our vernacular and something we must guard against. But one of the challenges of the online world is that misinformation can be spread quickly and become "fact" before there's a chance to verify it. Google is having a crack at verifying sources and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is as well. More A>>

How To Secure Your Online Accounts By Revoking Access From Third-Party Apps
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:00:00 +1000
Every once in a while, an app like pops into the spotlight to remind us that we all tend to authorise a lot of apps to access our email and social media accounts without much thought. Sometimes, as in the case of, those apps get busy selling off our data. Now's a good time to audit any other third-party apps you've given access to your accounts. More A>>

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool In Japanese Pornography
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:00:53 +1000
Ask anyone who's ever seen an adult movie in Japan. Or, at least, anyone who has ever spent some time on the internet. More than likely, they will know this swimming pool. More A>>

The Mother Of All Nintendo Switch Cases
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:00:51 +1000
There are very good actual Nintendo Switch cases on the market, but sometimes the best solution to moving your console around can come from unofficial avenues. More A>>

Is YouTube Kids Purposely Training Kids To Watch YouTube Ads?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:00:00 +1000
Some of the ads and their bumpers that you'll see on a typical weekday morning. My 18-month-old daughter uses YouTube for two things. Peppa Pig and that Imogen Heap song that was designed to be baby crack. But the YouTube Kids app has another thing they want her to watch. Specifically, ads...for YouTube Kids. More A>>

The Etymology Of 'Dude'
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:00:32 +1000
It seems like everyone has different head canon for the word "dude". Did it come from England? Was it about drifters in the Wild West? Thanks to a 2013 study, we have a better idea. More A>>

Modder Makes $4000 A Month Adding A Lot Of Sex To The Sims 4 (NSFW)
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:00:51 +1000
In the world of The Sims 4, life is a lighthearted cartoon. You can die of laughter and turn into a ghost. You can sleep with characters, but it's not sex. instead, "Woohooing" happens out of sight, all giggles and hearts. For some people, The Sims 4 doesn't go far enough in its portrayal of intimacy. (NSFW warning!) More A>>

The Idea Behind Overselling Flights Is Fine, When Executed Properly
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:00:32 +1000
The recent United Airlines debacle shows the worst side of overselling flights. There's the grossly oversold flights to begin with, the complete refusal to entertain any thought of the airline taking a hit as a result of its stuff-up, and then the heinous communications afterwards. But it doesn't have to be that way. There's a smart way to do it, and it's a method that can benefit many other businesses as well. More A>>

Roll Your Own With A Google Script
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +1000
From, the newsletter unsubscription service, was just busted selling off more data than most of us thought possible, so it goes without saying that many are dumping the service altogether. Good news though, a Google Script can unsubscribe you from a ton of emails almost just as easily. More A>>

Primitive human 'lived much more recently'
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:46:43 GMT
Homo naledi could be from just 200,000 years ago, not three million, a study suggests.

Family tree of dogs reveals secret history of canines
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:16:05 GMT
The largest family tree of dog ever assembled shows how dogs evolved into more than 150 modern breeds.

Cassini set for first Saturn gap plunge
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:19:07 GMT
The probe will be out of radio contact as it dives in between the planet's rings and cloudtops.

Iceberg 'doodles' trace climate history
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:42:25 GMT
Scientists publish a new atlas of the poles, detailing the sometimes strange shapes on the ocean floor.

'World's oldest fungus' raises evolution questions
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:59:22 GMT
Fossils found in rock from beneath the sea may be the oldest known fungi by one to two billion years.

Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' womb
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:14:58 GMT
Scientists were able to keep premature lambs alive for a month using an artificial "plastic bag" womb.

Can plastic roads help save the planet?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:11:20 GMT
A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.

Why does this rhino have 24-hour security?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:25:08 GMT
Sudan is a the northern white rhino, and the last chance for the survival of his species.

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave considers return to Dublin with new financial tech conference
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:00:18 +0100
Paddy Cosgrave is considering a return to Dublin with a financial technology and payments conference.

Three Ireland customers hit with hundreds in phone charges 'in error'
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:04:46 +0100
A number of Three Ireland customers have been hit with high phone charges - for services that they have not used.

This self-charging battery could put an end to your phone dying
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:57:13 +0100
It is one of modern lifeas great frustrations: for all of technologyas achievements, smartphones still have batteries that often last less than a day between charges.

DCU start-up one of three Irish firms to win contracts with the European Space Agency
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:59:41 +0100
Three Irish companies have successfully won contracts to develop satellite and communications systems to the European Space Agency (ESA).

How Leaders Can Make Innovation Everyone’s Day Job
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:00:28 +0000
From https:
This article is part of a new series exploring the skills leaders must learn to make the most of rapid change in an increasingly disruptive world. The first article in the series, aHow the Most Successful Leaders Will Thrive in an Exponential World,a broadly outlines four critical leadership skillsafuturist, technologist, innovator, and humanitarianaand how they [...]

AMD’s New Radeon Pro Duo is Slower, Cheaper Than Its Predecessor
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:25:08 +0000
From https:

AMD's new Radeon Pro Duo isn't as fast as the Radeon Pro Duo it launched last year -- but it does offer 4x the RAM, a significantly reduced price, and much lower power consumption.

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Waymo now offering free rides in self-driving cars for Phoenix residents
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:08:51 +0000
From https:

Waymo, which was spun-off from Google X's self-driving car project, has started offering regular folks a lift in its driverless vehicles.

The post Waymo now offering free rides in self-driving cars for Phoenix residents appeared first on ExtremeTech.

SK Hynix Will Launch GDDR6 in 2018, But What About HBM2?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:00:37 +0000
From https:

SK Hynix has announced production on GDDR6 with launches expected in early 2018 -- but wasn't HBM2 supposed to obviate the need for higher-speed conventional memory?

The post SK Hynix Will Launch GDDR6 in 2018, But What About HBM2? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Amazon Ponders Self-Driving Vehicles for More Efficient, Cheaper Delivery
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:33:29 +0000
From https:

Amazon is studying self-driving vehicles. The goal (probably): Amazon's own fleet of self-driving vehicles to speed delivery. Pretty soon, no more need for UPS or FedEx.

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ET deals: Save big on the ultimate learn to code course bundle
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:45:29 +0000
From https:
Learn to Code 2017

Whether you want to strike out on your own on the app store or start a career in software engineering, you're going to need to learn to code. Today, SkillWise is offering up ten beefy courses that will help you navigate the fundamentals of modern programming.

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New ‘Genius’ Television Series Will Explore the Twists and Turns of Einstein’s Life
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:14:13 +0000
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A new show from National Geographic will focus on the life of Albert Einstein, showcasing him as both an older and younger man, and with an eye towards his personal life -- not simply his scientific endeavors.

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Someone Turned the Lights On in Pripyat, 31 Years After Chernobyl
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:31:45 +0000
From https:

Polish adventurers took a trip to Pripyat just ahead of the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, to see if any of that ancient Soviet tech still worked. It did.

The post Someone Turned the Lights On in Pripyat, 31 Years After Chernobyl appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Why Smartphone Speed Tests Don’t Tell You What You Think They Do
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:30:33 +0000
From https:

You can learn some things from "speed test" videos, but not as much as you'd expect.

The post Why Smartphone Speed Tests Don't Tell You What You Think They Do appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Uber looks to soar with flying taxis by 2020
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:17:29 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - After upending the taxi market with its ride-hailing service, Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is now aiming for the skies with its flying taxis.

Alibaba's Ma champions U.N. e-commerce drive for development
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:17:31 -0400
From feeds.reuters
GENEVA (Reuters) - Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma said on Tuesday the Internet should be a utility available to the whole world, putting his weight behind a U.N. call for e-commerce to boost developing economies and help fight poverty.

Automakers ask California to ease rules for self-driving car tests
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:18:55 -0400
From feeds.reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Automakers on Tuesday urged the state of California to further ease its proposed regulations for autonomous vehicles, saying the state did not respond to their earlier objections by making enough revisions to its planned set of rules for self-driving cars.

U.S. FCC to launch 'comprehensive review' of media regulations
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:34:45 -0400
From feeds.reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday said the top U.S. telecommunications regulator will launch a "comprehensive review" of regulations that restrict consolidation among media companies, potentially opening the door to a new wave of deals among broadcasters and newspapers.

Waymo testing self-driving car ride service in Arizona
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:12:21 -0400
From feeds.reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Waymo autonomous vehicle group will begin testing a self-driving car program for hundreds of families in Phoenix, Arizona and is buying 500 Chrysler minivans to do so, the companies said on Tuesday.

Blockchain startup Gnosis to freeze tokens after strong sale
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:35:42 -0400
From feeds.reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - After an initial digital currency sale that raised $12.5 million in just 12 minutes, blockchain startup Gnosis has decided to leave most of its remaining currency untouched for at least a year, co-founder Martin Koppelmann told Reuters on Tuesday.

ABB, IBM team up on industrial artificial intelligence
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:27:26 -0400
From feeds.reuters
ZURICH (Reuters) - ABB has sealed a collaboration agreement with International Business Machines Corp, the Swiss engineering company said on Tuesday, the latest step in its efforts to ramp up its presence in digital technology and the internet of things.

Palantir Technologies settles hiring discrimination allegations
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:27:20 -0400
From feeds.reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Palantir Technologies Inc has entered into a consent decree with the U.S. Labor Department to resolve charges it discriminated against Asian applicants in hiring for engineering jobs, the department said in a statement on Tuesday.

Thyssenkrupp plans to open 3D printing center this year
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:02:03 -0400
From feeds.reuters
HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) - German industrial group Thyssenkrupp plans to open its own 3D printing center this year to manufacture products for its customers, a company executive said on Tuesday.

Kaspersky tones down threat of antitrust complaint against Microsoft
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:54:13 -0400
From feeds.reuters
HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) - Russia's Kaspersky Lab has temporarily backed off filing a competition complaint that Microsoft is abusing its market dominance to crowd out anti-virus software makers such as itself, founder and Chief Executive Eugene Kaspersky said.

State prosecutors urge Trump not to withdraw from Paris accord
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:50:23 -0400
From feeds.reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than a dozen state prosecutors urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Tuesday not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the United States, along with 200 other countries, to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to slow global warming.

China to boost non-fossil fuel use to 20 percent by 2030: state planner
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:43:32 -0400
From feeds.reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - China aims for non-fossil fuels to account for about 20 percent of total energy consumption by 2030, increasing to more than half of demand by 2050, its state planner said on Tuesday, as Beijing continues its years-long shift away from coal power.

Court to hold hearing on UK air quality report delay: campaigners
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:20:30 -0400
From feeds.reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - London's High Court will hold a hearing on Thursday over the British government's bid to postpone publishing its plans to reduce air pollution, environmental campaigners said on Tuesday.

Millions of Colombians at risk to climate change: minister
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:17:02 -0400
From feeds.reuters
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Climate change has put nearly 12 million Colombians at risk from natural disasters like flooding and landslides, which could kill hundreds and cause serious infrastructure damage, the environment minister said on Tuesday.

Bison calves born in Canada's Banff National Park for first time in 140 years
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:50:15 -0400
From feeds.reuters
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Bison calves have been born in Alberta's Banff National Park for the first time in 140 years, Parks Canada officials said on Tuesday, marking a milestone in attempts to reintroduce a wild herd to the area.

Oslo, London, Amsterdam lead push for greener transport: study
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:10:58 -0400
From feeds.reuters
OSLO/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading a shift by major cities to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, helped by new technologies that will help to curb climate change and reduce air pollution, a study showed on Tuesday.

Chile rocked by 6.9-magnitude quake; no major damage reported
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:04:07 -0400
From feeds.reuters
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the quake-prone nation of any serious damage.

Rising wind power growth to be led by China over next five years
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:10:01 -0400
From feeds.reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - China will lead growth in global wind power capacity of almost 65 percent over the next five years, with other Asian countries also developing more renewable energy, the Global Wind Energy Council said on Tuesday.

Arctic thaw quickening threatens trillion-dollar costs: report
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:56:52 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(The online version of the April 24 story is refiled to fix byline, and typo in 12th paragraph)

Jimmy Wales to Launch Crowdfunded News Site Wikitribune to Fight aAlternative Factsa
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:19:11 +0000
The project will combine an army of volunteer contributors with paid, full time journalists

With 12 Million Penguins in Antarctica, Population Size Still a Concern
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:38:13 +0000
The report was released on Tuesday, which is also World Penguin Day

Parents turn to technology to keep teen drivers out of harm's way
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:40:13 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Nearly 2,000 teen drivers were killed in crashes in 2015, up 9 percent from previous year -- but a smartphone app could save lives

Controversy sheds light on how companies use your emails
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:39:42 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Companies are collecting and analyzing information culled from the emails you send and receive

Antarctica's penguins in trouble, new report shows
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:56:41 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
aThese iconic birds are literally canaries in the coal mine. They provide critical insights into the dramatic changes taking place in the Antarctica

Ride along with the International Ice Patrol tracking Canada's icebergs
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:42:45 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
There are triple the amount of icebergs in Newfoundland now than the average at this time of the year -- and it's not even peak season yet

Russia-linked hackers targeting French election, security firm says
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:31:41 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Trend Micro says analysis shows "serious" meddling by same "Fancy Bear" hackers implicated in U.S. election hacking

Angela Ahrendts talks Apple store makeover, why Tim Cook hired her
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:08:06 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The tech giant's senior vice president of retail has overseen Apple storesa most significant redesign since they opened around 15 years ago

Privacy-touting email service caught in Uber backlash
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:00:41 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Users of a popular email management service are furious after revelations it sold aggregate information to Uber

Culinary world gets creative to cut food waste
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:49:49 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
A new movement is underway to repurpose leftover ingredients and keep food out of landfills

The 4 words Apple exec wants Gen Z to say
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:51:50 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Watch Angela Ahrendts' in-depth conversation with Norah O'Donnell Tue., April 25, 2017 on "CBS This Morning"

Zuck and his 'comfy hobo' wardrobe zinged in Honest Trailer - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:33:56 +0000
But really, is that so bad? This snarky video makes some good, and funny, points about the 2010 movie "The Social Network."

CNET asks: Which games would you like to play on the SNES Mini? - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:30:09 +0000
The classics are making a comeback, and we want to know what Super Nintendo games you would like to have in the mini version of this rumored console.

Salesforce partners with WeWork to target SMBs - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:28:25 +0000
CNET@Work: The CRM giant will offer WeWork members 30 percent off its software available in the recently launched WeWork Services Store.

Zuckerberg talked to Obama while writing his Facebook manifesto - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:11:56 +0000
The social network's co-founder may not be running for president, but his manifesto was inspired in part by talking to one.

Palantir settles Labor Dept. discrimination lawsuit - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:59:21 +0000
The data miner agrees to pay $1.6 million to settle accusations it discriminated against Asian job applicants.

Which OLED TV should you buy right now? - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:27:32 +0000
I compared the cheapest 2016 and 2017 OLED TVs directly. Both are awesome, but only one is overpriced.

Sprint offers free fifth line on its unlimited family plan - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:31:41 +0000
Families of five can get unlimited voice and data for $120 a month before taxes and fees.

April's giraffe cam is back, but it's Tuesdays only - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:11:03 +0000
If you're a fan of the popular livestream, mark your calendars for a few hours each week of watching April, Oliver and their still-unnamed son.

AT&T hopes you forget it's a phone company - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:45:40 +0000
AT&T lost more than 348,000 postpaid phone customers as it builds out new lines of business like its DirecTV streaming service.

'Frozen 2', 'The Lion King' and 'Wreck-It Ralph' sequel get release dates - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:40:48 +0000
Disney has given fans of its animated films an avalanche of release date news Tuesday.

Your face might not be secure enough to buy things... for years - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:14:53 +0000
Don't expect the Galaxy S8's new face unlock tool to sign off on mobile payments anytime soon. A new report says it could take years to secure.

See Mass Effect cosplayers pose and point Pulse rifles - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:49:42 +0000
Mark Meer (the voice of Commander Shepard) and Rana McAnear (the model for Samara) guest star in this impressive Mass Effect cosplay video.

Thank the maker! 'Star Wars: Episode IX' to drop early - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:43:07 +0000
The final installment in the sequel trilogy originally envisioned by George Lucas will reportedly make its way into theaters a little earlier than you might have guessed.

Ron Howard on Einstein: 'a paratrooper in war against darkness' - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:31:54 +0000
The director and producer of National Geographic's new drama "Genius" explains how Einstein's life resonates with today's troubled times.

Nobody understands these $425 fake-mud jeans - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:20:22 +0000
Nordstrom's bizarre fashion sense strikes again with a head-scratching pair of mud-coated blue jeans.

24 spooky shots from one awesome Instagram account - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:17:43 +0000
I found an Instagram account that's totally dedicated to collecting photos of creepy abandoned places. What's not to like?

Indiana Jones sequel gets pushed back to 2020 - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:41:32 +0000
Fans of the whip-wielding archaeologist will be waiting one more year for the fifth film in the series.

'Guardians' star Saldana may have exposed 'Avengers 4' title - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:44:43 +0000
If Zoe Saldana's hint is any indication, the follow-up to "Avengers: Infinity War" might use another comic book title from Marvel's history.

Meet your internet troll IRL on new MTV reality series - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:00:03 +0000
MTV is looking for trolls and their victims to meet face-to-face in what should prove to be a drama-driven series called "Beyond the Keyboard." But what's its real purpose?

Watch Aston Martin spank $83 million worth of historic cars - Roadshow
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:19:00 +0000
Why? More like, why the hell not?

Vizio M and P series TVs get real big-screen menus - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:14:48 +0000
The 2017 versions of Vizio's midpriced M and P series TVs address one of our chief concerns with their excellent predecessors: lack of a TV-based interface.

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' music player is getting built into Doritos bags - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:09:56 +0000

Hey, how'd that Star Wars star get in my Star Wars photo? - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:40:57 +0000
John Boyega, who plays Finn, snuck into the background of fan photos, giving them a priceless souvenir.

Sick of your plain white AirPods? Skin 'em, dude - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:51:03 +0000
Several startups are selling stick-on skins for the AirPods that give them a little different look.

AT&T pays Mark Wahlberg to be our man of the people - CNET
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:30:03 +0000
Commentary: In a new ad campaign, AT&T gets Mark Wahlberg to demand new Terms and Conditions on behalf of the American people.

AutoComplete: Waymo offers self-driving rides to the public video - Roadshow
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:54:49 +0000
Plus: Nissan prices the 2017 Rogue Sport, and Jaguar teases the XF Sportbrake.

Watch Aston Martin spank $83 million worth of historic cars - Roadshow
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:19:00 +0000
Why? More like, why the hell not?

2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA Release Date, Price and Specs - Roadshow
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:29:29 +0000
Performance, comfort, styling and tech upgrades prepare the CLA45 to take on Audi's forthcoming RS3.

Ford Mustang is now the best-selling sports car on Earth - Roadshow
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:54:46 +0000
The results have yet to come in from Mars, though.

Jaguar teases XF Sportbrake wagon, will come to US this winter - Roadshow
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:15:28 +0000
Jaguar used a very famous patch of grass to help herald the arrival of its new station wagon.

2017 Nissan Rogue Sport starts just above $21,000 - Roadshow
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:03:57 +0000
It's nice to see more affordable small crossovers.

Waymo to offer public trials for its self-driving minivans - Roadshow
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:39:33 +0000
If you're in the Phoenix area, you can sign up to use Waymo's vans for whatever you need.

2017 Subaru Impreza review - Roadshow
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:29:19 +0000
The latest Impreza gets new underpinnings for tighter handling, but the Starlink infotainment system could use some work.