David Shepherd

16 Flips | 3 Magazines | 6 Likes | 1 Following | @DavidShephe10ad | Keep up with David Shepherd on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “David Shepherd”

Passion Pit's Michael Angelakos comes out as gay

Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos has been open with the media and his fans about his struggle with bipolar disorder since he revealed his diagnosis …

Sexuality

Bjork Rallies Against Icelandic Government Over Endangered Wilderness

Last August, the Icelandic pop star Björk cancelled the final dates of her 2015 tour, including a closing-night homecoming performance at this year's …

A week with FreedomPop in the UK: You can't argue with free

Between the four main carriers and numerous tier-two operators in the UK, we're spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a mobile network. And yet, we've now got another new player to consider that does things a little differently. FreedomPop's mobile service launched towards the end of September …

iOS Apps

Cadillac CEO: 'Autonomous driving and driving passion must co-exist'

Fear not driving enthusiasts: Self-driving cars will not necessarily mean the end of enjoyable driving machines — at least, so far as Cadillac is …

Roads

Deutsche Bank is dramatically overhauling its investment banking business

The bank is splitting its corporate banking and securities business in two.<p>The corporate finance unit will be combined with the bank's global transaction banking business into a single corporate and investment banking business, while there will also be a standalone global markets unit.<p>"The …

This Is What a Fight Between a Rat and a Pigeon Looks Like

Watch your back, <b>pizza rat</b> and related viral animal celebrities. Pigeons and/or other rats may have a forceful word of advice for your entire …

Snapchat is growing up

Monetizing its once-hallmark feature is the start of a new phase<p>"How will Snapchat ever make money?"<p>The question feels quaint now. The four-year-old messaging app was, not that long ago, a poster child for eye-popping startup valuations and the ever-present fear of yet another bubble pop. Snapchat …

How to Travel Without a Wallet

You can worry a little less about getting your wallet stolen while on the road—but keep a close eye on your smartphone.<p>Android Pay is rolling out …

'Sonogenetics' allows brain cells to be controlled by sound waves

Scientists have bred worms with genetically modified nervous systems that can be controlled by bursts of sound waves.<p>The tiny nematodes change direction the moment they are blasted with sonic pulses that are too high-pitched for humans to hear.<p>The pulses work by switching on motor neuron cells that …

Neuroscience

Man fined for flying drone at football matches and Buckingham Palace

A drone enthusiast has been fined and banned from pursuing his hobby after he was convicted of flying remote control aircraft over and around Premier League football stadiums, parliament and Buckingham Palace.<p>Nigel Wilson, a security guard from Nottingham, posted videos to YouTube showing views …

Drones

Sony's ​Project Morpheus is now PlayStation VR

The virtual reality headset for gaming has been renamed as it prepares for launch with games such as Final Fantasy XIV.<p>Project Morpheus is now PlayStation VR. Sony's virtual reality headset has been renamed as it gets closer to going on sale.<p>Virtual reality could be the next big thing in …