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Neuroscience NewsDecember 1, 2017<p>Contrary to a popular theory, researchers discover the brain remains connected during non-REM sleep. The study …

Neuroscience

I am too old to fight hipsters

We left Brooklyn a decade ago. Now it’s followed us upstate. We don’t need after-hours clubs, but do bring bagels<p>First, let the record show that I am writing this from Brooklyn, looking out on the house I lived in somewhat contentedly, on “Lower” Park Slope, for the best part of a decade. I say</i> …

David Bowie

10 Facebook tricks everyone should know

You probably check Facebook multiple times a day, but do you know how to use the world's most popular social network like a real pro?<p>From hiding people you don't want to see in your News Feed to making sure you never get a request to play "Candy Crush" again, we've got you covered:

Social Media

Pushbullet's new paywall is a perfect example of how not to monetize an app

In the ongoing struggle between users wanting free services and developers trying to eat, Pushbullet has emerged as the heel.<p>Today’s addition by subtraction — introducing a Pro tier that has features sniped from the free version — is in poor taste. Not only did Pushbullet throttle existing users, …

Obama says GOP incitement on Syria refugees 'needs to stop'

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Barack Obama lashed out Wednesday at Republicans who insist on barring Syrian refugees from entering the U.S., deeming their words offensive and insisting "it needs to stop."<p>"Apparently they're scared of widows and orphans coming into the United States of …

Obama Administration

Love Hot Sauce? Your Personality May Be A Good Predictor

A Myers-Briggs personality test can help you determine whether you're an extrovert. But could your love of hot sauce reveal something about your temperament, too?<p>As we have reported, back in the 1980s, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania named Paul Rozin documented a connection …

Psychology

Jordan executes Isil prisoners in response to pilot burned alive by jihadists

Sajida al-Rishawi and another Isil jihadist executed at dawn in response to murder of Jordanian hostage pilot Lt Moaz Kasaesbeh<p>Jordan has executed a female failed suicide bomber and another jihadist in retaliation for the killing of its hostage pilot, Lt Moaz Kasaesbeh, after pictures were posted …

U.S. official: ISIS 'footprint' growing

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama said a new video that purports to show ISIS burning a Jordanian pilot alive in a cage is an example of how the group is ideologically "bankrupt" and "only interested in death and destruction."<p>Jordanian Lt. Moath al-Kasasbeh was captured after he was forced …

Middle East

Eero is a little white box that aims to change Wi-Fi forever

Would you spend $300 on a carefree Wi-Fi network?<p>Linksys, D-Link, Netgear, and Belkin. Those are the brands that most consumers choose when it comes time to set up a home Wi-Fi network. But no matter which product you buy, getting wireless internet working in your home — your <i>entire</i> home — can …

Wi-Fi

Images appear to show pilot burned alive

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jordan executed two al Qaeda prisoners before dawn Wednesday, following through on a promised strong response to the ISIS killing of pilot Moath al-Kasasbeh, a government spokesman said.<p>Put to death were Sajida al-Rishawi, the Iraqi would-be suicide bomber whose release ISIS had previously …

Al-Qaeda

Microsoft quietly launches a free lock screen replacement app for Android

Things are busy at Microsoft Garage, where the company’s employees share experimental projects they’ve been working on. The most recent release is Picturesque Lock Screen, a free Android app that adds useful functions, handy shortcuts and beautiful images to your lock screen.<p>Picturesque Lock Screen …

Apps

What The Hell Is Going On in Australia: The ISIS Influence Down Under

SYDNEY — The 'Death Cult', as the politicians are calling what we commonly know as Islamic State (ISIS), has taken over the media in Australia.<p>Prime …

Jordan Enraged over ISIS Video

Boneface 2014

There is something undeniable about the iconic 90’s and the pop culture idiosyncrasies that permeated every facet of the era’s media and society. …

The Pirate Bay Is Back After Nearly Two Months Of Downtime

One of the Internet’s most targeted, and yet also most hard-to-kill sites is back again following a raid on its servers over seven weeks ago: The Pirate Bay resides once again at its familiar “.se” URL, offering a database that appears to be fairly intact, with torrents mostly in place up to its …

BitTorrent

Just finished the coloring on this MELVINS print for the documentary that you'll be hearing about soon.. The coloring on this was completely an insane labor that Hal Rotting Graphics took on, I'd be completely fucked without his help in this and all my other projects.. This final piece has a ton of hours put into it and Hal has really grown to expand the spectrum of stark black and limited pallet density to helping me get to the ridiculous psychedelic overlays and colors. Stay tuned about this documentary and print..