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New MacOS virus uses old Windows tricks to get into your laptop

While Mac malware tends to be a rather rare occurrence, Ars Technica reports security researchers have discovered two separate, new macOS viruses that rely on old Windows tricks to get into your laptop and steal your data.<p>One of the attacks, documented by software firm Objective-See, exploits an …

App Store

All-in-one furniture cube is perfect for micro apartments

It includes a bed, a walk-in closet, and additional kitchen counter space<p>Nils Holger Moormann, the German-based designer behind this tricked-out Volkswagen van-cum-mobile-home, has designed another small-space solution, this time an all-in-one furniture cube for people living in micro …

79 books Barack Obama recommended during his Presidency

Throughout his time in the White Office, President Barack Obama has recommended hundreds of books.<p>For the last two years, for instance, Obama has …

Books

Browser autofill used to steal personal details in new phishing attack

Chrome, Safari, Opera and extensions such as LastPass can be tricked into leaking private information using hidden text boxes, developer finds<p>Your browser or password manager’s autofill might be inadvertently giving away your information to unscrupulous phishers using hidden text boxes on …

Personal Information

Ten easy encryption tips for warding off hackers, the US government—and Russia

On a frigid Saturday, pink and yellow Post-It notes scrawled with concerns about cybersecurity covered a wall of Eyebeam, a nonprofit art and technology center in Brooklyn. “Identity theft + surveillance = paranoia, plz help,” read one note. “How much of a threat do alt-right hackers pose on social …

Privacy

The future is here: Drones are delivering Domino’s pizzas to customers

It’s a brave new world—for pizza.<p>For residents of the town of Whangaparaoa in New Zealand, Domino’s pizza is now just a short drone delivery away. The company announced today that it delivered its first pizzas to actual customers using drones, after testing the service out this summer.<p>To order a …

Customers

Chinese Scientists Become First to Use CRISPR Gene-Editing on Humans

Chinese scientists are attempting to use CRISPR to develop a new treatment for cancer patients, and the U.S. will soon follow their lead.<p>A team of Chinese scientists from Sichuan University in Chengdu have become the first to inject a person with cells modified with the gene-editing tool …

These wireless earbuds transform the sounds around you and preview a future of in-ear computers — here's what they're like

"Just as Microsoft put a computer on every desk, and Apple put one in every pocket, we want to put a computer in every ear," he says.<p>The "we" there is Doppler Labs, the four-year-old, New York-based company that Kraft co-founded. It's been interested in your ears since its inception — first with a …

Consumer Tech

Surreal Painted Postcards from a Post-Apocalyptic World

A surreal post-apocalyptic wasteland of skeletons and flying sharks composes a group show at Modern Eden Gallery.<p>An unconventional scene depicting flying swordfish reeled in by the bony hands of skeleton fishermen is filled with stringent detail by Sandra Yagi, one of four artists brought together …

Elon Musk Thinks Automation Will Lead to a Universal Basic Income

In addition to addressing issues at SpaceX, Elon Musk spent some time during a Friday CNBC interview addressing how automation will impact the job …

6 killer board games that bring horror to your tabletop

Fall isn’t just for pumpkin spice lattes. As the shadows get longer and the autumn air bites at our skin, it’s the perfect time for us to embrace …

This Biotech May Get the First Marijuana-Based Therapy Approved in the U.S.

GW Pharmaceuticals (gwph) got a third set of impressive clinical trial results for its experimental marijuana-based therapy, sending its stock …

Artificial Intelligence Wrote a Pop Song, and It's Better Than You Think

Computers at a Sony lab composed the track after studying a large database of songs.<p>You probably knew this day was coming: A computer has made a pop song.<p>No, Katy Perry and Justin Bieber (or the people who secretly write much of the stars' music) shouldn't fear for their jobs just yet. But in a …

Physicist explains why time travel isn’t possible

A simple question from his wife—Does physics really allow people to travel back in time?—propelled physicist Richard Muller on a quest to resolve a …

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It wasn't a Blackhole, it was a black yellow purple and red hole, kept spinning clockwise dissipating like Hawking's Radiation at the feet and head, …

Artist Draws Fantastical Creatures Interacting with Commuters on NYC Subway

Riding on the subway every day might seem like it’d get old, but artist Ben Rubin keeps a fresh perspective with his imaginative series <i>Subway Doodle</i>. The ongoing project features snapshots of New York City train cars and passengers with a fantastical twist—Rubin adds his own characters into the …

Commuting

A Tiny Trailer Home Harvests Solar Power and Rainwater to Save Energy

Clean Energy

Inside The Design Of The World's Most Beautiful Tiny House

I admit it: I’m intrigued by tiny houses. And who can blame me? Diminutive dwellings are basically everywhere these days, with at least a half-dozen cable shows devoted to the topic (yes, <i>Tiny House Hunters</i> and <i>Tiny House Hunting</i> are actually two different shows), and sites such as Curbed and …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Lenovo just revived the spirit of Microsoft's legendary lost tablet

Today, Lenovo took the wraps off the Yoga Book: A new tablet/laptop hybrid, offered in both Android and Windows 10 flavors, focused squarely on helping users be productive.<p>Like most tablets made in the last two years or so, the Yoga Book is taking its cues from Microsoft.<p>Unlike most of those …

Windows 10

Frank Ocean Finally, Finally Reveals Stunning Visual Album, Endless

Whatever happened to Boys Don’t Cry?<p>The wait is over: <b>Frank Ocean</b> has released new music. On Thursday night, the Grammy-winning singer unveiled a self-directed film titled <i>Endless</i> on Apple Music.<p>The black-and-white video, which is nearly 46 minutes long, is similar to what fans saw in his previous …

The year 2050: robot sex, talking pets – and immortality

A futurologist has made a series of startling predictions about life in 34 years’ time. But how far can we trust his forecast?

Immortality

Amazing Photos Of Abandoned Soviet Infrastructure Will Show You the Meaning of Desolate

When the snow reclaims a nation.<p>From 2013 to 2015, Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko traveled thousands of miles to some of the most remote regions of the country to photograph once-proud structures of the Soviet Union that have fallen into ruin. The collection, titled Restricted Areas, focuses …

Upfest 2015: Europe’s largest street art and graffiti festival – in pictures

Three-day event draws more than 250 artists from 25 countries to paint live on 30,000 sq ft of surfaces in Bedminster and Southville areas of Bristol

Streetwear

Watching Your Live Streams For Violence And Porn Is Now A Job For AI

Content on live video platforms like Facebook has been largely moderated by humans, but that’s changing.<p>Yesterday, a week after the girlfriend of Philando Castile broadcast the aftermath of his shooting by a police officer on Facebook Live, another live stream showing yet more violence began …

America’s Best Little Beach Towns

Tucked between popular Monterey, Pebble Beach, and Carmel, this quiet town is more famous for its butterflies and stray deer than its tourists. You …

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Okay I won't call it helicopter I will call it spoon on top of a peanut butter jar<p>Jul 11, 2016<p>Lol,they are so smart<p>Jul 11, 2016<p>Que irado esse gato é …

Couple Lets Their Dog Pick Out a Kitten at the Shelter and Now They’re Besties

<i>Raven</i><p>Last May, Christina and her partner brought home <i>Raven</i>, an adorable Tamaskan puppy. One month later, the couple decided to take Raven to their …

Researchers Make Malware That Steals Data by Spinning Your Computer's Fans

A new paper shows how data can be extracted from computers without an internet connection or audio hardware.<p>A team of researchers claim they've developed malware that can extract data from an isolated computer with no internet connection, camera or audio hardware—all by using sounds generated by …