T="a couple of weeks ago" So it's 3AM, and I can't sleep. Solution: go downstairs and have a wank while watching internet porn. (Sorry. I'm a guy. We do these things.) There's nobody home, but out of habit I close
Jose Pagliery / CNNMoney:MasterCard to test approving online purchases this fall with fingerprint and face scanning — MasterCard will approve purchases by scanning your face — This fall, MasterCard will
Russell Brandom / The Verge:Chicagos 9% cloud tax now applies to “electronically delivered amusements” like Netflix as well as “nonpossessory computer leases” which could include AWS — Chicagos ‘cloud tax’
Janko Roettgers / Variety:Former Vevo CEO Rio Caraeff Joins Magic Leap As Chief Content Officer — Former Vevo CEO Rio Caraeff has a new job: Caraeff announced Wednesday on Twitter that he is joining the
Dont look now, but the plants in your backyard might just shape the next generation of cars. University of Freiburg researchers have found a way to study the junctions between living plants branches and stems using MRI scans, giving insight
Noninvasive imaging of the brain of animal models demands the detection of increasingly smaller structures by in vivo MRI. The purpose of this work was to elucidate the spatial resolution and structural contrast that can be obtained for studying the
The man behind HarperPAC says it lived and died in a few days to make a point about third-party advertising in Canadian politics. When it launched, I wondered why he would choose such a deliberately provocative name.
An ex-policeman was today sentenced to 15 years in prison for the shooting a man in his head during an incident in 2013. Simpson was sentenced to 15 years in prison for wounding with intent and five years for illegal
To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. MicroRNAs play an important role in myocardial diseases.
A south-central Kentucky man accused of gunning down a prominent defense attorney last year has entered a plea of guilty but mentally ill. Local news outlets report Clinton Inabnitt entered the plea Monday to charges of murder and wanton endangerment
However, once the change goes into effect, making calls, sending texts, or browsing the web in the 28 EU member countries will no longer incur extra charges. The EU also decided that from April 30, 2016, roaming fees will be
Following a massive U-turn on the last attempt , the EU has today announced that data roaming charges will be dropped from June 2017. Other roaming charges, including calls and texts, are set to have additional charges removed too.
The net billing system, which was introduced in 2012, allows persons who own renewable energy generators to generate electricity for personal use, and sell excess energy to the national grid. This forms part of measures that the Government is undertaking
Police say a fight over gumbo spices ended with the fatal stabbing of a Florida restaurant worker and former Florida State mascot. Panama City police say 33-year-old Caleb Joshua Halley was working at Buddys Seafood Market last Tuesday when he
Quite a few smartwatches are round , so why are they still using rectangular batteries? LG Chem certainly doesnt think that makes sense. It just started shipping a hexagonal battery that should deliver 25 percent more capacity in circular watches,
Different microarray studies have compiled gene lists for predicting outcomes of a range of treatments and diseases. These have produced gene lists that have little overlap, indicating that the results from any one study are unstable.
The reality TV star, real estate investor and Republican Presidential hopeful was let go by NBC over comments he made at his campaign announcement earlier this month in which he referred to Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers. Trumps incendiary
With their colors and fragrances, there is no doubt that flowers make beautiful adornments. In a crown, in a bun or on the top of your head, we invite you to see and take inspiration from our latest gallery:
Mashable is redefining storytelling by documenting and shaping the digital revolution in a new voice, new formats and cutting-edge technologies to a uniquely dedicated audience of 42 million monthly unique visitors and 23 million social followers.
Someone apparently found a strange horror game that was uploaded to a remote corner of the deep web, accessible only via anonymizing tools like Tor. No one seems to know what it is or who made it, and apparently the
The Families Who Negotiated With ISIS - Until recently, they had not known of one another, or of the unexpected benefactor who had brought them together. They were the parents of five Americans who had been kidnapped in Syria. Lawrence
The New York Times suggests putting peas in your guacamole. Following up on a suggestion it made two years ago, the Times is offering a guacamole recipe from ABC Cocina in Union Square: a collaboration between the restaurants chef-owner, Jean-Georges
Yesterday a Fisa court judge issued final authorisation to a programme banned after Congress banned bulk collection of telephone data in the USA Freedom Act. Today The Intercept is publishing 48 top-secret and other classified documents about XKEYSCORE dated up
Its Time to Legalize Polygamy: Why group marriage is the next horizon of social liberalism.No, Polygamy Isnt the Next Gay Marriage: Group marriage is the past—not the future—of matrimony. The Case Against Polygamy: Chief Justice John Roberts says the Supreme
As part of our special focus on innovation in Africa, we have developed a list of 40 remarkable African innovators. Actually, its more like 47 but we counted teams as one. Our decision to celebrate these idea creators and solution
Last March, activist Asam Ahmad posted a critique of call-out culture, arguing that public call-outs for bad behavior on social media are an ineffective as well as toxic method of furthering social justice. Instead, he advocates Ngọc Loan Trầns concept
I merely want to remind us that cyberspace is a literary invention and does not really exist, however much time we spend on the computer every day. There is no such space radically different from the empirical, material room we
I mean, sure, shes got a major label record deal, is one of only a handful of black women to run her own record label, is one of the most critically acclaimed artists working, and is making a good living
Cruel and All-Too-Usual: A Terrifying Glimpse into Life in Prison—As A Kid A new HuffPo report on juveniles serving time in adult facilities (trigger warning for discussion of sexual assault, suicide), this piece features videos showing how juveniles are treated
L. Ron Hubbard (Andy Daly) is interviewed by time traveler H. G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) on a special 2-part episode of The Dead Authors Podcast. Part 1, Part 2. For comparison, here is a video of the actual L.
An oral history of Yacht Rock. And in case you need to catch up on your Yacht Rock...1. What a Fool BelievesWhile Michael McDonald struggles to prove his worth to his Doobie Brothers bandmates, Kenny Loggins attempts to heal his
We inch towards war, a short step to nuclear, on the eastern plains of Europe. To the south, economies unravel. The climate collapses, like ice shelves into the sea. The struggle for social justice continues, two hopeful steps forward and
Esteemed PBS series Frontline has produced a new documentary profiling a number of trans children and their families in the U.S. today: Growing Up Trans. There will be a Google Hangout with the producers and several of the films subjects
Should the next Librarian of Congress be the Librarian of Progress? James Billington, the current Librarian of Congress, has announced that he will retire in January of 2016. Billingtons legacy is mixed, with recent news stories pointing out problems with