Christopher Misson

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New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction

Over the past 125,000 years, the average size of mammals on the Earth has shrunk. And humans are to blame.<p>That's the conclusion of a new study of the fossil record by paleo-biologist Felisa Smith of the University of New Mexico.<p>Smith studied fossils going back 65 million years, when dinosaurs died …

Research

Move over, lithium! Researchers create world’s first rechargeable proton battery

A team of researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, has created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery. The current battery is …

Elon Musk's hyperloop dream may come true — and soon

'It’s happening far faster than I would have ever expected, and it’s happening all over the world.'<p>Elon Musk first described his idea for a futuristic transportation system that would send passenger pods through tubes at speeds of hundreds of miles an hour back in 2013. At the time, the idea of …

High-speed Rail

Elon Musk: SpaceX and Tesla alive 'by skin of their teeth'

<b>Elon Musk says his companies SpaceX and Tesla are both still alive only "by the skin of their teeth".</b><p>The entrepreneur told an audience at the South by South West (SXSW) conference that both companies almost went bankrupt in 2008.<p>"I gave both SpaceX and Tesla a probability of less than 10% likely to …

Hollywood's scariest supercomputer joins the Amazon Alexa family

"I'm sorry, Alexa. I'm afraid I can't do that."<p>No one seems particularly freaked out at the idea of computers in our homes that listen to us, respond …

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Tony Robbins, Jim Carrey, and BuzzFeed Publisher Dao Nguyen Agree: 1 Question Leads to Success

It's a counterintuitive way to get what you want, but it works.<p>Whether you're a movie star, a motivational coach, or the publisher of a wildly popular website--or an entrepreneur--asking one question makes the difference between failure and success. Or between success and phenomenal success. That's …

How to Accept Yourself, Your Life, And Your Reality

You''ll never be able to create the right reality if you aren't willing to let the wrong reality go.<p><b>Accepting the reality</b> of your life sounds like it should be easy enough. But many, many people <b>hold to a different version.</b> It may be based in regret, disappointment, denial, or just <b>waiting for</b> …

The 1 Thing I Rely On to Get More Time Out of Each Day

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Parenting<p>Why Should I Have a Daily Schedule?<p>The 1 Thing I Rely On to Get More Time Out of Each Day<p>Shares<p>Finding more time to do the …

BMW i3s 2018 review

I'm confused. I'm not entirely sure the world needed this car. It's the new 2018 BMW i3s, a new sportier version o<br>... read the full story at Carsguide

GENEVA MOTOR SHOW: Volvo V60 leaked

The artificial intelligence boom is here. Here's how it could change the world around us.

A future with highways full of self-driving cars or robot friends that can actually hold a decent conversation may not be far away. That's because …

Acer Predator 21 X review: overpowered overkill

The best gaming laptop $9,000 can buy<p>The first thing you notice about the Acer Predator 21 X is the size.<p>The sheer bulk of the 21 X will shock you almost every time<p>Whether you’re seeing it for the first time as you take it out of the custom Pelican case it ships in, passing someone struggling to …

Computer Hardware

MIT researchers want to rid the world of traffic lights

When it comes to self-driving cars, it’s hard to say how safe it will really be to sit back, relax and let the vehicle take over your journey. While autopilot is handy when you’re on the motorway, would you feel comfortable letting your car dictate when to stop and go at an intersection?<p>Well, …

Attack campaign uses keylogger to hijack key business email accounts

A new email-based attack campaign is targeting key employees from companies in the U.S., Middle East and Asia with the goal of compromising their …

These Types Of Hackers Are Driving Cyber Attacks Now

Screens go blank at a Ukrainian power provider. A hospital is reduced to pen and paper record keeping. These aren’t scenarios from the latest video …

FBI hacked the Dark Web to bust 1,500 pedophiles

The Federal Bureau of Investigation infiltrated and shut down what it called "the largest remaining known child pornography hidden service in the world" this summer, using a hacking method to track IP addresses on the Dark Web, <i>Vice Motherboard</i> reported. The Dark Web bulletin board site, named …

Oculus Rift pre-orders open this week but there's still no price

Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift go live on January 6th at 8AM PT, Oculus announced today in a brief blog post. There's still no word on how much the virtual reality headset will cost, though the company says it will share "everything you need to know to order your Rift" when pre-orders officially go …

Top 10 Strategies for Making Your New Year's Resolution Stick

2016 is here, and most of us are scrambling to make up a few New Year’s resolutions that, frankly, we’ll probably forget about in February. Here’s …

Wilderness Survival Card

The Wilderness Survival Card by ReadyMan is a tool filled kit, ideal for anyone in a survival scenario. Developed by US Special Operations Forces, …

LG is bringing webOS 3.0 to smart TVs in 2016

But can it measure up to today's set-top boxes?<p>WebOS, the former smartphone operating system that now lives on LG’s smart TVs, is about to be refreshed. LG is bringing webOS 3.0 to CES 2016 next month and onward to a majority of its TV lineup for the year. The software isn't as much of a massive …

Bike Butler

Bike Butler is another great bicycle storage solution by Italian design studio Vadolibero, the same company behind the brilliant Bike Shelf. Bike …

Daily Morning Epicness (40 Pictures)

The air picking powers are strong with this one.

House-sitter left this on the table

Use "If...Then" Statements to Reduce Back-and-Forth Emails

Email can quickly pile up and be a distraction with its constant notifications—especially those short back and forth messages. Tim Ferris, author of …

This Chart Shows Which Video Games Give the Best Return On Investment

Video games can be expensive, especially when you're taking a chance with something you haven't tried or seen much of. The eBay Deals team has put …

Stronger passwords will never be enough: On “safety,” policing women’s choices and doing violence’s work

<b>Model Kate Upton attends the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue launch party at Crimson on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 in New York.(Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP) (Brad Barket)</b><p>Leaked photos of nude stars have ignited a new version of the same old victim-blaming. Here’s why it never stops<p>Katie …

Bitcoin: Laying the foundation for a real-world Skynet?

It's not about bitcoin as a currency. It's about bitcoin as a technology, a highly-distributed, leaderless, jurisdictionless, identityless, nearly …

Blockchain

Magnetic Kitchen Laser Engraved Skate Decks

Magnetic Kitchen, a small design studio based in Brooklyn NY have introduced a new like of skate decks. The unique decks are unlike any other, they …