Edward Heyburn

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133% leap in children admitted to ER for marijuana, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> As attitudes about marijuana shift around the world, researchers are warning parents that it's risky to keep it around children, especially those who are too young to know what it is.<p>The number of children who were admitted to emergency rooms for unintentional marijuana intoxication …

This sub-$100 desktop PC fits in the palm of your hand

Imagine any and every display you come across can instantly become a full-blown desktop computer, whether it’s a PC monitor or an HDTV. Imagine not …

Computers

Bitcoin breaks cryptocurrency records as valuation passes $4,000

Why it matters to you<p>If you're sitting on a trove of Bitcoin now might be a good time to sell. Or it might not be. It's very hard to predict what …

Cryptocurrency

Akasa Raspberry Pi Case With Thermal Kit Now Available From £22

New Raspberry Pi case is available from Akasa which is equipped with a thermal cooling solution to help keep your mini PC as cool as possible even …

Raspberry Pi

Those 'stingray' detector apps are basically useless, say researchers | ZDNet

Researchers found at least one major flaw in the five leading stingray surveillance trackers for Android.<p>There's almost a one-hundred percent chance …

Surveillance

Writing Clean Code

I recently started a new job. This is probably my twentieth job. With every new job comes a new codebase. At this point I've seen a lot of …

Programming

Police officers in two states accused of mocking Charlottesville violence

After the weekend unrest in Virginia, police officers in two separate states are under investigation over social media posts that allegedly mocked the violence at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville.<p>Officers with the Shively Police Department in Kentucky and Springfield Police Department …

Policing

Cop spent stolen union funds on timeshares, home improvements, AG says

Attorney general calls thefts "a crass betrayal by a man who took an oath to uphold the law."TRENTON -- A retired Cape May police officer who used a …

Home Improvement

Prosecutor: Police justified in shooting of Arkansas teen

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A black teenager pointed a BB gun that looked like a handgun at police before he was fatally shot by officers outside an emergency youth center in eastern Arkansas, a prosecutor said in announcing no charges would be filed against the officers.<p>Prosecuting Attorney Scott …

Policing

Trump thanks Putin for expelling U.S. diplomats, infuriating State Department

President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for expelling American diplomats from Russia on the grounds that “we’re going to save a lot of money,” prompting dismay among many of the rank-and-file at the State Department.<p>“I want to thank him because we’re trying to …

Russia

An iPhone-sized PC that could replace your desktop

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>For years, tech pundits have been saying that the smartphone is basically a pocket computer and we’ve all been having a good laugh. “Fitting a whole computer inside your pocket? That’s ridiculous. …

Gear & Gadgets

FBI can keep secret who's in its biometrics 'mega database,' says Justice Dept. | ZDNet

The FBI won't have to tell you if it has your iris scans, photo, fingerprints or other biometrics on file.<p>The FBI has obtained a legal exemption from …

Privacy

Five lies that are ricocheting around the right-wing media bubble

These absolute lies promoted by right-wing media don't go away, no matter how many times they're proven wrong<p>Spend enough time on the comments sections of the right-wing internet, and the significant number of people who hold beliefs based on completely false premises will become all too apparent. …

Republicans

NSA whistleblower discusses ‘How the NSA tracks you’

At the outdoor hacker camp and conference SHA2017, which is taking place in the Netherlands, NSA whistleblower William Binney gave the talk, “How the …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Video and Picture Expose Trump’s “Working Vacation” To Be A Sad And Pathetic Lie

Trump claimed that he is not on vacation, but is working at his New Jersey golf club, but a picture and video show a president who is hanging out, …

Donald Trump

A cop stopped a car for speeding — then pointed a gun at a passenger for more than 9 minutes

A video taken during a traffic stop in California is drawing debate over the officer’s decision to keep his gun pointed at the passenger for more than nine minutes.<p>The stop took place last Wednesday morning along U.S. Route 101, south of San Jose, after an officer noticed a car pass him going 85 …

Policing

Cop accused of on-duty sex with hooker pleads to obstruction

William H. Dick III was charged last year with misconduct and witness tampering.WOODBURY -- A Greenwich Township police officer accused of having sex …

Crime

You’re nuts if you buy a GoPro over this $64 4K action camera

No one is denying that GoPro is a pioneer. The company completely changed the game by popularizing high-quality action cameras for the masses. But as …

Gear & Gadgets

Trump urges Mexican president: Stop saying you won't pay for the wall

President Donald Trump spoke by phone with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull earlier this year, and …

World Leaders

Modder saws the Raspberry Pi 3 down to create a compact, credit card-sized PC

Why it matters to you<p>Here is another cool project using the affordable Raspberry Pi 3 computer board, but you many need a 3D printer and saw.<p>The …

Raspberry Pi

The White House admits Trump fabricated phone call from Boy Scout leaders, Mexico president

Donald Trump spoke of two phone calls he got. But, as the White House confirms, he never got those phone calls<p>President Donald Trump’s own White House has undercut his stories about two supposed phone calls from the Boy Scouts and the Mexican president.<p>Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders …

Donald Trump

Dozens of cases dropped after body cam videos allegedly show Baltimore cops planting evidence

Dozens of cases have been dropped since the emergence of two body cam videos showing Baltimore cops seemingly manufacturing evidence.<p>The controversy started last month, when a video released by the Baltimore public defender’s office appeared to show an officer, standing by two others, dropping a …

Policing

Those Calls to Trump? White House Admits They Didn’t Happen

WASHINGTON — Has President Trump told you about the time the head of the Boy Scouts called to say his was the best speech ever delivered to the more than century-old organization? What about when the president of Mexico picked up the telephone to let him know that his tough enforcement efforts at …

Donald Trump

Python Tops 2017's Most Popular Programming Languages - ExtremeTech

Python Tops 2017’s Most Popular Programming Languages<p>By on July 24, 2017 at 4:11 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this …

Programming

NSA illegally spied on Kim Dotcom in New Zealand

Kim Dotcom has been of interest to the US government and law enforcement agencies for some time, and it was ruled that the Mega and Megaupload …

Surveillance

Building a simple State Machine in Python.

<i>Originally posted on my personal blog.</i><p>I discovered State Machines about 2 years ago, it was used in a solution to a problem where we were mapping the …

Programming

Unicorn HAT HD review

The Pimoroni pirates have upped their game with this new HD version of the classic Unicorn HAT, featuring a 16×16 array of super-bright LEDs. …

Raspberry Pi

Awesome Raspberry Pi cases to 3D print at home

Unless you’re planning to fit your Raspberry Pi inside a build, you may find yourself in need of a case to protect it from dust, damage and/or the …

Raspberry Pi

New Details Emerge on the Red Hydrogen 'Holographic' Phone - ExtremeTech

New Details Emerge on the Red Hydrogen ‘Holographic’ Phone<p>By on August 2, 2017 at 11:03 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

Ziff-Davis

Commander in cheat: Trump regularly breaks the rules of golf, exaggerates his handicap

The president is not the most honest golfer, surprising no one<p>Presidents rarely get do-overs. Decisions they make can be binding. That might explain why President Donald Trump does not seem up to par for the job.<p>A fabulous article that will appear in the upcoming issue of Sports Illustrated …

Golf