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Beyond Gaming: Acer Launches Consumer Notebook with Tobii Eye Tracking

STOCKHOLM & LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 3, 2017–<p><b>Tobii, the global leader in eye tracking, today announced its integration in the latest consumer notebook from Acer – the Aspire V 17 Nitro Black Edition. The Aspire V 17 Nitro will integrate Tobii’s IS4 eye tracking platform, enabling smoother</b> …

Augmented Reality

Why I'm Slowly Leaving Wordpress To Blog At Medium

Hmm, how do I put this?<p>I'm in love with a platform called Medium.<p><b>What's Medium?</b><p>It's kind of like a mash-up of Twitter and Wordpress, where you can import stories, write stories, and follow other writers you enjoyed reading. The best part is, it's taking off.<p>VentureBeat reported a month ago that …

Tour new retro arcade in Delray Beach

Inside Amsterdam's red-light district

Thousands of sex workers are on display and at work in Amsterdam. Fusion’s Nelufar Hedayat investigates how some women got there.

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Women are eight times more likely than men to work in occupations with poverty-level wages.<p>2:55 p.m. April 10, 2018<p>Tech sector needs to focus on …

Photos: Eight years of American strip clubs, through the lens of a dancer

‘Love for sale’ in the 1990s<p>Being an artist is never easy. Photographer Juliana Beasley knew this intuitively when she started dancing in 1992. As a …

Customers

This 56-Year-Old Is Proof That Women's Bodies Are Sexy At Any Age (NSFW)

This Burning Lotus is still evolving.<p><i>Warning: This post contains erotic imagery and may not be suitable for work environments.</i><p>When Texas native Julie H. was about to turn 50, she began posting provocative images of herself on DeviantArt, an online community for artists, following a great personal …

Carnal

13 Extremely Vulgar Comments That Came Out of the Mouth of Hillary Clinton

“Where is the G-damn f***ing flag? I want the G-damn f***ing flag up every f***ing morning at f***ing sunrise.”<p>(“Inside The White House” by Ronald …

One thing your router needs now to keep hackers out

There’s a gadget in your home that you don’t give much thought to until it stops working and you discover you’re lost without it. Then you curse it, reboot it and watch it spring back to life — or not.<p>It’s your router, your lifeline to the internet, an essential component in your household and …

Wi-Fi

Gritty Black-And-White Photos Peek Backstage At A '90s Strip Club

Intrigued by a subculture few had access to, Yana Toyber documented the seedy but beautiful world backstage.<p><i>Warning: This article contains nudity and may not be appropriate for work environments.</i><p>The year was 1997. Photographer Yana Toyber was in her first year at New York’s School of Visual Arts …

Black & White Photography

The U.S. Dollar Hasn't Been Linked to Gold for 45 Years. Here's Why

It was 45 years ago, on Aug. 15, 1971, when President Richard Nixon announced that the decades-old monetary system that had controlled the U.S. …

Solving a Century-Old Typographical Mystery

How a strange face in a random 19th-century newspaper ad became a portal to a forgotten moment in ASCII art history<p>One of the joys of modern technology is how easy it is to immerse yourself in the past. Every day, more libraries and archives are pushing pieces of their collections online in easily …

This is the robot that will shepherd and keep livestock healthy

The Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) is no stranger to developing innovative ways of modernizing agriculture.<p>It has previously presented technologies for robots that can measure crop yields and collect data about the quality and variability of orchards, but its latest project is far more …

This Cute Robot Teaches Pre-Schoolers To Code

Antbo hopes to inspire a new generation of engineers with a pet-like toy.<p>Learning to code may be almost as important now as learning to read. But most five-year-olds aren’t interested in staring at lines of code. A new robot makes things more interesting: AntBo, which looks like an ant, is simple …

Want Solar Panels on Your Roof? Here's What You Need to Know

A handy reference for navigating an emerging industry.<p>The newness of mainstream consumer solar power poses a challenge. If you want to buy a car, for instance, there are plenty of people who’ve done it and can tell you how the process works. Putting solar panels on your roof costs as much as a car, …

Solar Power

Wearable devices for cows the next level in precision farming

Until last year, David Simmons would wake up at 4 every morning and trudge 1,200 feet to his barn to tend to the cows. The 33-year-old, who owns a dairy farm near Corner Brook, followed a strict schedule of 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. milkings, and had to be in the barn early each day to prepare.<p>But ever …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Google launched an ambitious new project that aims to make the entire mobile web load a lot faster.</b> It's called Accelerated Mobile Pages, and is basically a new kind of HTML that allows partners to create lighter-weight pages.<p><b>2. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella thinks "customer love" is a better sign</b> …

Advertising

3D-printable ice house could be our home on Mars

NASA's 3D Printed Habitat Challenge has come to an end, with the top prize going to a conical house that would be made of ice.<p>One of the challenges of building a habitat on Mars is going to be materials. Transporting enough materials to build shelter will add to the shuttle payload, so a plan for a …

Space Exploration

Google is reportedly building a Surface killer that runs on Android

Google's current Chromebook Pixel devices are laptops that run on its Chrome OS operating system, which is based on its Chrome browser.<p>The new tablet would essentially be a tablet version of Google's Pixel line of Chromebooks, and the company plans to call it the Pixel C, according to Android …

A Detailed Look Inside Japan’s Modern Crafts Movement

The attractions that draw some 50 million tourists to Kyoto every year—the Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, the cobblestone streets with old …

One Night in Kit Kat, Berlin's Most Notorious Techno Sex Club

“The Techno’s Good and The Fucking’s Good, So Why Not Do Them Together?”<p><i>In Berlin, Europe's most decadent party city, techno and sex go hand–in-hand. THUMP's John Lucas penetrated the depths of Kit Kat Club, the German capital's most notorious nookie joint, to investigate.</i><p>"Fancy a foursome?"<p>Jess …

Why All Girls Going to College Should Get a Vibrator

Teenage boys know what feels good to them. Vibrators help girls figure it out.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>I've never been able to make myself orgasm.<p>Any attempts to get rid of blue balls, with my hand at least, inevitably results in more blue balls.<p>I remember hearing about the …

Ancient Mayan tablet unearthed in Guatemalan jungle dates back 1,600 years

A 1,600 year-old Mayan tablet has been uncovered in the ancient El Achiotal ruins of a temple in Guatemala. It describes a king’s 40-year reign …

[NSFW] Guro: The Erotic Horror Art of Japanese Rebellion

Incredibly bloody, violent, and grotesque Japanese illustrations reveal a legacy of challenging socio-political ideas.<p>In the deranged world of <i>ero guro nansensu</i>, the stranger and grosser an illustration, the more prized it is. Common tropes of the 1930s-born Japanese artistic and literary movement …

12 Reasons To Love Nudity And Celebrate NYC Bodypainting Day July 18 (NSFW)

You don't have to strip down to your birthday suit to celebrate NYC Bodypainting Day, but it's something you might want to consider. Here's why:<p><i>Listen to the Weird News Podcast for a full conversation with Golub, Aponte and Alston-Owens.</i><p><i>Listen to our embedded podcast, and head over to iTunes to</i> …

New York City

'Why The Bodies I Paint Must Be Absolutely Naked' (NSFW)

<i>(Video by Oliver Noble and Sam Wilkes)</i><p>If you're stark naked, a few blocks from the Empire State Building, and an agitated NYPD officer says, "You need to put underwear on right now, bro," the man you want by your side is Andy Golub.<p>Golub, a body painting artist, has been at this too long to get …

World Bodypainting Festival 2015

Competitors from all over the world descend on Austria to display their very personal art and absorb a tremendous amount of black light

8 toys to encourage and empower girls in STEM this summer

Are parents part of the problem when it comes to encouraging girls to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)?<p>When parents of 1,000 school-aged children were asked about their perceptions of engineering, they used words such as "skilled," "important," and "creative," according to a …

Viral Math, Part Deux

Vietnam is getting in on the fun.<p>Singapore’s mind-bending logical riddles are <i>so</i> last month. Enter: Vietnam, the latest country to be swept up in what could easily be known as “the viral-math epidemic of 2015.”<p>This one might even trump its Singaporean predecessor, which became a global legend …