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Nas Speaks Out on Racial Inequality: "This Is BIGGER Than BLACK and WHITE"

Last night, Nas wrote a strongly worded statement on his Instagram, addressing racial inequality in America. In particular, he wrote about how black America produces much of the country's exported culture, but isn't afforded the same benefit of the doubt from society. "How can we be the ones …

Weird Sub-Neptunes and Super-Earths Pop Up in Kepler’s Planet Search

SAN JOSE, Calif. — One of the most common kinds of planets detected by NASA's Kepler telescope appears to be a type that doesn't exist in our own solar system, a leading astronomer on the Kepler team said Friday.<p>This type of planet has a size in the range between two and four times Earth's …

Universe

More Drivers Now Stoned Than Drunk, Survey Says

There’s little question that the nation’s highways are safer than ever, with traffic-related fatalities at historic lows. However, one trend that has safety officials concerned is that operating a motor vehicle under the influence of prescription drugs or marijuana is fast exceeding drunk driving …

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Google Fiber is (possibly) heading to North Carolina

North Carolina residents might soon see Google Fiber vans driving down the streets. According to several publications, Mountain View has invited local Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham officials to a super secret "Save the Date" event on Wednesday, January 28th. The email invitation is reportedly devoid …

I'm outta here! 35% of workers say they'll quit if they don't get a raise

Employment

5 can't-miss apps: Scannable, Adobe Lightroom and more

Adobe Lightroom<p>Qork<p>Timeline - News in Context<p>'Words on Tour'<p>Evernote Scannable<p>Between Google describing new plans for its modular smartphones and the …

Voxel8 3D printer can print working electronics

There are plenty of 3D printers on the market that makers use to create the enclosures for all sorts of electronic devices. A new 3D printer has hit …

MarkForged Lets You 3D Print With Carbon Fiber and Kevlar On a Budget

Holy cow, 3D printed carbon fiber is crazy strong.<p>I got to check out some sample carbon fiber prints made on the Mark One printer at the MarkForged booth at CES 2015. The light weight and the rock-solid feel of the pieces kind of blew my mind.<p>The carbon fiber printing they’re doing wasn’t exactly …

Man 3D prints working model based on Porsche engine

Jan 17, 2015 | By Kira<p>Jonathan Brady has been a part of the maker movement for as long as he can remember. From disregarding the instructions on his …

Elon Musk spills details on SpaceX's $10 billion space internet venture

Elon Musk doesn't only plan to bring the whole world online using a fleet of low-cost communication satellites, he also wants to use the same infrastructure to provide internet on Mars. Months after confirming the new SpaceX project, Musk has finally told <i>Bloomberg</i>, that he plans to send hundreds of …

After criticism from Microsoft, Google reveals more Windows security problems

Google's done it again.<p>Early this week, Microsoft was publicly displeased with Google for revealing a Windows security hole that would allow hackers …

New Samsung Galaxy S6 Details Will Anger Apple

iOS. That’s what most iPhone and iPad owners cite when they explain why they bought their device. Being part of Apple’s ecosystem is a massive draw for many, but for Apple’s future Touch ID and its intrinsic role in security and finance offers a bigger differentiator than the subjective arguments …

Phones

Gadgets and gizmos aplenty: CES 2015 was biggest in history

It was a big year for new tech gadgets at the 2015 International CES, and the attendance numbers matched the hype.<p>According to the Consumer …

Computers 'judge personality better than friends

<b>Computers can be better at predicting our personality than our friends and family, an experiment with tens of thousands of volunteers has indicated.</b><p>By analysing "likes" on Facebook, a computer model deduced a person's character on five key traits better than brothers, mothers and even some partners.<p>…

Psychology

Cheap gas: Who wins, who loses?

Just how low can gas prices go?<p>Unleaded gasoline with ethanol has dipped under $1.90 a gallon in the Des Moines area — and prices could drop another 5 to 15 cents a gallon before spring, said Patrick DeHaan, a senior analyst at GasBuddy.com.<p>OPEC is pressing production in an attempt to regain market …

Many Americans Don't Have Enough Money In Their Accounts In The Event Of An Emergency

Saving may be the thing to do when it comes to a goal, such as a vacation, a new tech item or even getting ready for the holidays that just passed, …

These Types of People End Up More Successful and Make More Money

• Self-discipline is a better predictor of success than IQ.<p>Happiness translates into success and happier people are more successful. Just don’t be too …

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

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Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers

No, that's not a barcode you're looking at -- instead, it's the likely future of computing. Stanford University researchers have developed an optical link that uses silicon strips to bend light at right angles, which future processors will likely need to transmit data at super-fast speeds. The key, …

How to deal with Wall Street and income inequality in one fell swoop

If we want to curb the worst Wall Street abuses, and also make America a more equitable place, here’s what to do<p>The financial industry is a behemoth. Over the past 150 years, it has grown dramatically as a share of GDP. And entrance into its ranks has become a great way to enter into the top 1 …

Big video data could change how we do everything — from catching bad guys to tracking shoppers

Everyone takes pictures and video with their devices. Parents record their kids’ soccer games, companies record employee training, police surveillance cameras at busy intersections run 24/7, and drones monitor pipelines in the desert.<p>With vast amounts of video growing vaster at a rate faster than …

Xbox One beats PlayStation 4 on Black Friday, according to market-research firm

Microsoft really wants to win this holiday season, and it looks like the price cuts and game bundles are working.<p>The Xbox One dominated Black Friday sales, according to market-research firm InfoScout. Microsoft’s latest system made up 53 percent of all console sales on one of the biggest shopping …

DNA smeared on a rocket survives re-entry and tells of life's origins

Well, would you look at that: scientists have discovered that DNA can make it through the hellish ordeal of atmospheric re-entry after all. German and Swiss researchers dotted a rocket's grooves and screw heads with fragments of genetic blueprints to see how they'd fare in situations that could've …

Watch The Citizens Of GTA V's Los Santos Dance Against Their Will

by Tubbier_Wombat Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 02:11 PM<p>The cops know how to get down.<p>by Carcosam Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 02:12 PM<p>Thanks for …

New OEM Linshof says it will launch 'clean Android' smartphones and tablets in 2015

This week, a new OEM revealed its presence on the Internet. The Germany-based company Linshof says it will release a line of high-end Android 5.0 …

$330 PlayStation 4, Xbox One shows up before Black Friday on eBay (Updated)

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Dealzon.</i><p>You can now grab the best deals on a new PlayStation 4 or an Xbox One this holiday season, all in the comfort of your own home. The hottest console deal we’ve come across thus far is the basic PlayStation 4, cut from $400 to<p>$329.99on NewEgg’s eBay …

The 12 Best Pools In The World

Dive in for a swim you won't forget in one of the world's best pools.<p>Dive in for a swim you won't forget in one of the world's best pools. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i><p>Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali<p>Amangani, Wyoming<p>Amangiri, Utah<p>Bill & Coo, Mykonos<p>Grand Hotel Central, Barcelona<p>Hanging Gardens Ubud, …