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Six big takeaways from Congress’s extraordinary hearing on Russia, President Trump and wiretapping

On Monday, unsubstantiated claims that President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during last year's presidential campaign, substantiated claims about Russia's meddling in the U.S. election to help Trump win, and cloudy claims about Trump associates' ties to Russia all came to a head.<p>FBI …

Donald Trump

Trump Picks Energy Department Opponent Rick Perry for Energy Secretary: Sources

President-elect Donald Trump has selected former Texas Gov. Rick Perry — who famously once forgot that he wanted to abolish the Energy Department — to be secretary of energy, two sources familiar with the transition process told NBC News on Monday night.<p>Perry, a rival of Trump's during the …

Donald Trump

Trump on Twitter: A history of the man and his medium

<b>Donald Trump's Twitter account wasn't always the powerful spectacle it has become. Journalist Adam Harris goes through the archives to see how it evolved.</b><p>In the month since the election, Mr Trump has taken to Twitter to lambast what he views as unfavourable media coverage, rail against corporations …

Amazon's Alexa can now talk you through 60,000 recipes

Thanks to a new skill from recipe site Allrecipes<p>Most people I know with an Amazon Echo find that it’s particularly useful in the kitchen, what with hands-free music control and the ability to set timers (although you can’t name timers or set multiple ones; which Amazon really should fix). But, …

Test out the new MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar on any Mac with this handy app

Some have been pretty skeptical concerning the new MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar, worried that it will complicate things for users who are accustomed to the physical function row of keys. If you’re in the camp of wondering exactly how the new Touch Bar will work, a new tool brings the capability to all …

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 …

This cute little robot can teach your kid (and you) how to code

Teaching kids to code is probably something that will be part of school curriculum in the not-so-distant future or at least it should be. Being able to code is an invaluable skill and learning at a young age leaves time for ample discovery and exploration.<p>However, as anyone who has ever tried to …

Frog Creates The Most Charming Anti-iPad Game Ever

To ween kids off screens, FrogLabs developed a series of wooden toys that are the only way to play the game.<p>A polar bear is sweating on a floating ice cap. The bear needs help, but tapping the screen–like a child might for any other iPad game–does nothing. So instead, she looks to her series of …

A Clash Of Manners And Monsters In Edna O'Brien's 'Little Red Chairs'

In the "Prologue" to her 2012 autobiography, <i>Country Girl,</i> Edna O'Brien tells readers about being tested for deafness a few years ago at a National Health clinic in London where she lives.<p>O'Brien was told by the technician there that in terms of her hearing, "she's a broken piano." That dismissive …

This is what you're doing wrong with produce

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have debunked conventional wisdom about the best ways to store, prep, and cook fruits and veggies. Check out these science-backed tips for getting the most …

Donald Trump has one core philosophy: misogyny

Donald Trump holds one core belief. It’s not limited government. He favored a state takeover of health care before he was against it. Nor is it …

Devialet wants its sound tech in everything you use

The French audio company is trying to be the Dolby of tomorrow<p>Last summer, I spent some time with the Devialet Phantom, a ridiculously loud, bulbous mass of a wireless speaker. The Phantom, which comes in two, expensive flavors, can hit deafening volumes of over 90db. It also looks like something …

A new startup wants to offer college degrees for $1,000

Even more ink <b>has</b> <b>been</b> <b>spilled</b> to lament the loss of state funding at state schools and the exponential growth of nonacademic expenditures, including <b>ridiculously paid administrators</b> and <b>ridiculous amenities</b>. <i>Someone</i> has to do <i>something</i>, says everyone.<p>Now, someone is. Last week, a <b>Kickstarter</b> video for a …

Weird Wheels Move Robot In Four Directions Without Twisting

Perfect parallel parking for one tiny machine<p>Wheels, as we know them, could stand a little reinvention. They take fiddling and time to move into parallel spaces, and the whole world would be a better place if wheels could simply pull us sideways without any forward momentum. Fortunately, "mecanum …

Robotics

Do You Know The Platinum Rule For Customer Loyalty?

We live in a competitive world. We spend our careers educating ourselves and working year-after-year to make a difference for those around us. As entrepreneurs and businesspeople we commit everything to the bet that we can provide a compelling service to our customers. Through all of these areas, …

Business Strategy

25 comic books for nerdy newbies to read first

Every comic book nerd has an origin story, and it starts with opening that first book.<p>There are so many titles with so much history, so it's natural …

Graphic Novels

These 4 Gadgets Will Make Your Home Environmentally Friendly

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Large Hadron Collider discovers new pentaquark particle

<b>Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have announced the discovery of a new particle called the pentaquark.</b><p>It was first predicted to exist in the 1960s but, much like the Higgs boson particle before it, the pentaquark eluded science for decades until its detection at the LHC.<p>The discovery, which …

43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …

Online Education

IBM's supercomputer wrote a cookbook, and it's coming out next week

The book, "Cognitive Cooking with Chef Watson," is a collaboration between IBM's Watson and the Institute of Culinary Education that goes on sale April 14.<p>But this is far from an ordinary cookbook. This will be the first cookbook that's co-created by computer algorithms.<p>Around three years ago, IBM …

Meet The LinkedIn For The World's Most Successful People

Life can be a struggle when you’re a successful asset manager worth tens of millions of dollars.<p>In between your busy schedule you’re obliged to maintain a vibrant online reputation, and there’s a plethora of social media profiles demanding your attention. There’s dozens of inbound requests for …

Success

New Technology Will Triple Smartphone Battery Life

The brilliance, power and sheer innovative genius of your smartphone is always balanced by the terrorising and ever present ‘low battery’ sound. At every smartphone launch, every time I get my hands on a new handset, my childlike awe is immediately tempered by the crushing reality of how much power …

Clean Energy

MIT researchers claim they have a way to make faster chips

Image copyright Flickr / Andrew Magill.A team of MIT researchers have discovered a possible way to make multicore chips a whole lot faster than they …

The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some.<p>Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and scientific leaps: the polio vaccine, space rocketry, …

Clean Energy

Ubuntu Linux is now ready to power your appliances and robots

Ubuntu Linux has spread to quite a few platforms in its 10-year history, if not always successfully. Today, though, the open source software is tackling what could be its greatest challenge yet: the internet of things. Canonical has released a version of its stripped-down snappy Ubuntu Core for …

Linux

Tiny magnetic keyboard delivers touch-typing with just eight keys

The portable keyboard has been reinvented once again, this time as the TextBlade, a miniscule magnetic click-together gadget with multitouch keys.<p>Typing on tablet and smartphone screens isn't everyone's idea of a good time. They're small, it's easy to tap the wrong key and you don't get the …

Adobe’s Lightroom Mobile Arrives On Android

Adobe Lightroom mobile is one of the first attempts at bringing some of the more recent Adobe releases on iOS to Android – and it’s available now with compatibility for a range of devices spanning Jellybean to Lollipop. The Lightroom mobile experience on Android is optimized for smartphones, though …

ClassDojo Now Helps Teachers, Parents and Students Communicate Better

ClassDojo, a teaching aid platform designed for use in schools, has today updated its core offering to include a range of new features and the ability to keep parents better informed of progress.<p>Fully overhauled, the platform now provides a specifically tailored view for teachers, students and …

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

WATCH THIS!<p>From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the …

Microsoft sets Office free on iPhone, iPad with Android preview and Windows touch version in tow

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Microsoft is continuing its strategy to attract more users of its products on various platforms, even though the company may …