Sebastien

30 Flips | 1 Magazine | 10 Likes | 1 Follower | @asti3n97 | Keep up with Sebastien 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 “Sebastien”

Fluid, the app that converts websites into Mac apps, gets a major overhaul with support for WebKit2

Fluid, the app that transforms basic web apps into full on Mac apps, is getting a major update today. Coming in form of a beta, the new update adds a handful of notable changes.<p>The developer announced the Fluid 2.0 beta via a tweet today, noting that the update includes a complete re-write from the …

Apps

This app analyzes text with intelligent algorithms to save you from grammatical errors

PopSci shop<p>WhiteSmoke wants to make sure you never send an email with spelling mistakes or grammatical errors again.<p>Even the best writers make errors. So there is no shame in getting a little help with important emails and work reports. WhiteSmoke is a powerful app that uses intelligent algorithms …

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your data more secure.<p>The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica is only the latest consumer privacy flap to create outrage. Remember the Equifax hack? That affected more than 230 million people. And in 2017, US …

Privacy

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Rise of Flat-Earthers Is Result of Failed Educational System

In a new video on his StarTalk YouTube channel, Neil deGrasse Tyson took on Flat Earthers — those who believe the Earth is flat — and blamed the …

Flat Earth Society

How to convert a Kindle book to PDF

The Kindle is one of the most convenient and efficient tools ushering in this new age of ebooks. It allows anyone to pack thousands of free and …

Software

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Snow White

AT&T launches 2-for-1 sale on iPhone 6s and Galaxy S6

There’s never been a better time to scoop up the new iPhone 6s if you’re on AT&T. The carrier announced this morning that it’s having a huge ‘buy one …

How Apple and Samsung Got to $548 Million

<i>“I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will spend every penny of Apple’s $40 billion in the bank, to right this wrong. I’m going to</i> …

President Obama: No Credible Reports of a 'Plot on the Homeland'

President Barack Obama tried to reassure nervous Americans on Wednesday that the nation's security services were ready for anything terrorists might throw at them.<p>Speaking on the eve of Thanksgiving, Obama said law enforcement officials have received no credible reports of "a plot on the homeland" …

Obama: No Specific, Credible Terrorist Threat Against U.S.

After meeting with his national security team, President Obama made a public statement that there is no specific, credible threat against the U.S. at this time, urging Americans to go about their Thanksgiving activities as usual.<p>Obama acknowledged that the deadly attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 struck …

'We Were Treated Like Animals': The Story Of Indonesia's LGBT Activists

A local politician said this year that homosexuality is "a social disease that should be eradicated."<p><i>This is the first part of a 10-part series on LGBT rights in Southeast Asia, which uncovers the challenges facing the LGBT community in the region and highlights the courageous work of activists</i> …

Why some 13-year-olds check social media 100 times a day

<i>Watch a CNN Special Report, "#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens</i><i>," on CNNgo</i><i>. Warning: This story contains explicit language.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> "I would rather not eat for a week than get my phone taken away. It's really bad," said Gia, a13-year-old. "I literally feel like I'm going to die."<p>"When I get …

Social Media

Government will run out of money in November, Treasury Secretary warns

The U.S. government will exhaust the extraordinary measures it has taken to avoid a debt-ceiling breach “on or about Thursday, November 5,” according …

North Korean defector: Kim Jong Un's days are numbered

<b>(CNN) —</b> He's a fairly young man, wearing an ill-fitting suit. His thin neck is pronounced, giving way to an equally thin face and frame. We're meeting over a meal of sushi, something he specifically requested because it's rare for those trapped in North Korea.<p>For his safety, I'll limit descriptions …

North Korea

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

German government condemns neo-Nazi riots outside refugee shelter

Dozens of police injured by a neo-Nazi mob hurling bottles and fireworks at officers trying to ensure asylum seekers could move in<p>Police in Germany have fought running battles for three nights with far-Right protesters trying to prevent asylum-seekers moving into a government shelter.<p>Protesters …

ISIS reported to have blown up ancient temple in Palmyra

<b>(CNN) —</b> The burgeoning list of appalling acts by ISIS has grown even longer: The Islamic extremist group has blown up a nearly 2,000-year-old temple in the historic ruins of Palmyra, Syria.<p>UNESCO, the United Nations cultural organization, called the destruction of the Temple of Baalshamin a "war …

'Jihadi John' reveals his face for the first time

Mohammed Emwazi, who is thought to have carried out dozens of beheadings for the terror group Islamic State, sheds trademark balaclava in new video, say reports<p>Islamist murderer ‘Jihadi John’ has revealed his face for the first time and vowed to return to Britain, according to new reports.<p>The …

U.S.: ISIS mortar tests positive for sulfur mustard agent

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Fragments from an ISIS mortar fired on Kurdish forces near Makhmour, Iraq, earlier this month tested positive for sulfur mustard agent during a field test conducted by the U.S. military, a U.S. general told reporters at the Pentagon Friday.<p>The results of that test are not …

Saudi suffragettes: Women register to vote for the first time in Saudi Arabia

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time in the history of Saudi Arabia, women can begin registering to vote this week.<p>According to local media, women will be able to vote and run in elections held in December of this year, marking a step forward for proponents of women's rights in a country that has received …

Misery for migrants caught in bottleneck at Greece-Macedonia border

<b>Near Idomeni, northern Greece (CNN) —</b> Amid scenes of misery, thousands of migrants -- most of them fleeing Syria's bitter conflict -- remained stranded Saturday in a no-man's land on the border between northern Greece and Macedonia.<p>A CNN team saw armored vehicles on the Macedonian side of the …

One of Pacific's twin typhoons kills 10 in Philippines

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the twin typhoons in the Pacific has claimed its first casualties, killing 10 people in the Philippines and forcing the evacuation of almost 13,000 people, authorities said Saturday.<p>Typhoon Goni, known as Ineng in the archipelago country, delivered its deadly blows in the islands' …

Natural Disasters

You can now install the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 ROM on the Galaxy S6

It’s normal for Samsung Galaxy S6 users to feel a bit envious of the Galaxy Note 5 features. After all, these larger handsets come with no shortage of UI optimizations and extra capabilities. Thankfully, there’s nothing our beloved developer community can’t do. The guys at XDA Developers have found …

How States Rank on High-School Graduation Rates

Nationwide, the percentage of students getting their diplomas is at an all-time high. But while some states have made incredible strides, others have struggled to keep up.<p>More students are graduating from high school than ever before, and that number could rise again with this year’s seniors.<p>The …

This porn site wants to give you a free Google Cardboard headset

Still don’t have a Google Cardboard headset? FreeVRGoggles.com wants to help you out.<p>The site offers to send anyone over the age of 18 a free cardboard headset. FreeVRGoggles just asks for a mailing address (no credit card information required) and says it won’t share your information with third …

Android Mods: 3 ways to improve your device!

The One App You Need On Your Résumé If You Want A Job At Google

Average pay at Google is $141,000.<p>It's relatively easy to get a job at Google, too.<p>The company is so large and has such a massive need for talent that hiring for Google is something of a headache, so if you have the right skills, Google is really enthusiastic to hear from you.<p>Especially if you know …

10 crazy questions tech companies ask job candidates

What would you say if — right this second — you had to “describe Google as a person.”<p>What about if you had to answer this — on the spot — in a job …

Employment