Tristen Rosevear

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What I learned after 100,000 miles on the road talking to Trump supporters

The first voter I heard mention Donald Trump’s name was a mechanic in a small town near my upstate New York home. It was days after Trump announced his run, and I was at the start of a drive across the United States.<p>The man, like many Trump supporters then, didn’t want his name used or his picture …

10 best alternatives to FaceTime on Android

Looking for a way to get FaceTime for Android? Unfortunately, no such luck as Apple’s popular video chatting app is only for iOS devices.<p>One of the more difficult tasks when moving from iOS to Android is finding a replacement for the ubiquitous FaceTime. What makes it tough is that FaceTime is a …

Apps

9 Expert-Approved Hacks For A Decent, Manageable Hangover

It gets better. We promise.<p>At one point or another, we've all experienced the headaches, nausea and extreme fatigue caused by downing one too many. And we've all vowed, Never again. Moreover, hangovers cost the U.S. economy tens of billions (!) of dollars a year, according to Quartz. So what can …

Asus is making a snazzy special edition of the ZenFone 2 with 256GB of storage

That's a lot of storage!<p>The competitive $300 Android smartphone market is more about good performance than good design, and Asus' ZenFone 2 is no exception. But the company is trying to make progress on both fronts: today it announced the ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition, which contains a whopping …

Going up? Space elevator could zoom astronauts into Earth's stratosphere

Canadian space firm granted US and UK patents for elevator designed to take astronauts 20km (12 miles) above Earth so they can then be propelled into space<p>A Canadian space firm is one step closer to revolutionizing space travel with a simple idea – instead of taking a rocket ship, why not take a …

Space Travel

Windows 10 Forced Updates Causing Endless Crash Loops

I think we can now all agree: Microsoft’s hardline policy on Windows 10’s forced updates is silly. Very silly. Since launching nine days ago Windows Update has sent out an unstable graphics driver which switched off monitors, a buggy security patch which corrupted Windows Explorer and there are now …

Windows 10

How to Stop Hackers from Stealing Your Data on Public Wi-Fi

You enjoy “free internet” through Wi-Fi hotspots libraries, coffee shops, at bars, and other public places. It seems harmless. Little do you know, a stranger could know your birthplace, the schools you attended, and your recent search history in 20 minutes.<p>Just a couple of years ago, strangers …

Information Systems

Nintendo wants to build a sleep monitor with a projector

Nintendo first announced its intention to develop a sleep monitor as part of its "quality of life" initiative in 2014. Now, thanks to a recently published patent unearthed by NeoGAF forum members, we have an idea of what the system could look like. The gamemaker is apparently planning to build a …

7 Places You Can Legally Drink on the Street in the U.S.

There are few things better than strolling down the street with a cold drink in hand. Unfortunately, for a country founded on independence and freedom, the United States restricts this simple pleasure to only a few dozen spots--and the laws aren't always clear. For example, some towns allow public …

Alcohol

Ontario government under fire for office art with explicit sex images

A deceptively innocent-looking artwork that actually includes graphic photographs of naked women having sex is raising eyebrows with Ontario's Progressive Conservatives, who say it should not be on display in a government office building.<p>Sacred Circle VI by French-Canadian artist Rosalie Maheux is …

How to solve the maths puzzle for Vietnamese eight-year-olds that stumped parents and teachers

I set this maths puzzle yesterday. Now for the solution. It wasn’t pretty, folks, but we got there in the end<p>The challenge was to fill in the above snake with the digits 1 to 9, using each digit only once. The colon “:” means divide, and you must follow the standard order of operations, meaning …

Amazon rents out goats to help with lawn care

Too lazy to mow your own lawn or do your own weeding? Need to scare some mice out of your apartment? New online home services have popped up offering …

Netflix and HBO border-hopping: Is anyone getting caught?

On any given night, thousands of Canadians are breaking the rules set out by Netflix and other online video streaming services.<p>They're watching …

Apple offers solutions as users report Apple Watch charging issues, iPhone battery drain

A small number of early Apple Watch users are reporting problems charging the device, as well as excessive drain of the paired iPhone’s battery, according to posts on Apple’s discussion forums and Twitter. According to training documents received by 9to5Mac, Apple is already aware of the issues, …

Apple Watch

'The Birth of Sake,' the Beautiful New Documentary About the Endangered Art of Making Sake by Hand

We're loving the Birth of Sake, the new food documentary about the art of making rice wine.<p><b>Toji</b> ("Toji-san") <b>Yamamoto</b> has dedicated his life to brewing sake by hand. At 68 years young, he's the brewmaster at <b>Yoshida Brewery</b> in Japan's Ishikawa Prefecture. It's 144 years old and one of only a handful …

Prehistoric dinosaur highway discovered in northeastern B.C.

A type of dinosaur autobahn, with a riot of ancient footprints that are likely more than 100 million years old, has been discovered in northeastern …

Mark Ruffalo answers sexist questions asked to Scarlett Johansson

The <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> press tour has provided the world with another noteworthy moment… but this time, instead of off-putting remarks about a …

Espresso In Orbit: SpaceX Craft Brings Coffee Machine To Space Station

The coffee on the International Space Station is about to get much better. The SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule linked up with the station on Friday, bringing groceries, supplies — and a long-awaited espresso machine called the ISSpresso.<p>In a rendezvous that was streamed live online, astronauts inside …

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

Bitcoin Is The World's Most Dangerous Idea

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti</i><p>A symbol for ‘nothing’ doesn’t seem to mean very much, but the biography of the number ‘zero’ shows what a dangerous idea it has been since its very first …