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How to Group Mac App Icons More Prominently in Your Dock

In macOS, the Dock provides convenient one-click access to your most frequently used Mac applications. The simplest way to organize docked apps is to click and drag them into your preferred place, but here we're going to show you a lesser-known trick for arranging docked items more clearly.<p>To …

AI-powered face swapping has taken a dystopian turn

As if the issues like revenge porn and AI-powered facial recognition searches weren't creepy enough, a <i>Motherboard</i> report reveals yet another unsettling use of technology: "deepfakes." Within a month of locating a Redditor who used machine learning to swap pictures of mainstream actresses onto the …

Machine Learning

Top Chef Is Casting In Houston

— Next month, casting agents from Bravo’s Top Chef will make their way to Houston in order to find some quality talent. The show will set up shop at Chef Monica Pope’s (who appeared on season two of <i>Top Chef Masters</i>) Sparrow Cook Shop on Wednesday, February 7 to host meet and greets with local …

Texas

The Best Houston Restaurants for Vegans

It’s a good time to be a vegan. Trying to eat out for meatless, dairy-free food in the past might’ve meant a sad order of limp carrots on a bed of dry lettuce. Not anymore. From mushroom meatballs to chocolate not-milk shakes to salad bar extravaganzas, this list proves that in Houston, it’s easy …

What Made Freddie Mercury the Greatest Vocalist in Rock History? The Secrets Revealed in a Short Video Essay

I wasn’t always a Queen fan. Having cut my music fan teeth on especially downbeat, miserable bands like Joy Division, The Cure, and The Smiths, I …

6 Trail Running Shoes Perfect for Triathletes

<i>Six rugged kicks that up the fun on dirt runs.</i>The benefits of running off-road on softer surfaces are obvious: It’s easier on your body than pounding …

New Balance

‘It’s a massacre’: At least 30 children die in Indian hospital after oxygen is cut off

NEW DELHI — One by one, the infants and children slipped away Thursday night, their parents watching helplessly as oxygen supplies at the government hospital ran dangerously low.<p>At least 30 children died Thursday and into Friday at a hospital in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh after its …

India

Clever Street Artist Is Transforming NYC’s Streets into One Giant Playground

We love clever street art, so we couldn't help but admire the work of artist Tom Bob, who has been running amok on the streets of New York and Massachusetts. If you're a fan of famous street artist OakOak, you'll love Tom Bob's work, as he uses forgotten elements of the street to create whimsical …

Streetwear

Girl shows off new, pink prosthetic blade in heartwarming BBC video

It's a heartwarming video out of Birmingham, England.<p>In the video shot and shared by the BBC's "Midlands Today", a little girl named Anu, 7, sporting …

Sen. Graham: Assad Saying 'F You' to Trump By Flying From Bombed Airfield

WASHINGTON – South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's decision to launch warplanes from Shayrat Airfield just hours after it was bombed by U.S. cruise missiles was a "huge mistake."<p>“Here’s what I think Assad’s telling Trump by flying from this base: ‘F …

Middle East

Here's What THE MATRIX Would Have Looked Like If Will Smith Played Neo

WikiLeaks’ latest release of CIA cyber-tools could blow the cover on agency hacking operations

WikiLeaks’ latest disclosure of CIA cyber-tools reveals a technique used by the agency to hide its digital tracks, potentially blowing the cover on current and past hacking operations aimed at gathering intelligence on terrorists and other foreign targets.<p>The release Friday of the CIA’s “Marble …

Security

I Found the World's Coolest Nightlight For My Son

I knew it was inevitable, but it arrived one night without warning: My two-year-old son woke up crying, suddenly afraid of the dark.<p>As a tech …

After 100 Years of Debate, Hitting Absolute Zero Has Been Declared Mathematically Impossible

The third law of thermodynamics finally gets its proof.<p>After more than 100 years of debate featuring the likes of Einstein himself, physicists have …

A Taste For Pork Helped A Deadly Virus Jump To Humans

It was a balmy Sunday evening in early 1999, and Dr. Kaw Bing Chua hadn't had lunch or dinner.<p>There wasn't time to eat. Chua was chasing a killer.And he thought maybe he had finally tracked it down.<p>He slid the slide under the microscope lens, turned on the scope's light and looked inside. "A chill …

Microbiology

NASA Just Released a Bunch of Its Software For Free

Here's what's worth downloading.<p>NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalogue, and everything is available for free download, without any …

NASA released incredible new animations of a star that exploded with the energy of 100 million suns

New animations released by NASA are recasting a groundbreaking astronomical moment in a whole new light.<p>On February 24, 1987, astronomers Oscar Dhalde and Ian Shelton witnessed an incredible sight atop a Chilean mountain: a new star in the night sky. Soon, however, they realized it was not a star's …

Hello, Westworld: Sex Doll Brothel Opens In Barcelona

Industry edges closer to "realistic, robotic" sex partners.<p>In the first known brothel of its kind, a Barcelona establishment is offering erotic sessions with sex dolls only.<p>Clients of the “agency” will have to pony up $127 an hour for a sex session with one of four big-breasted Lumi Dolls: blond …

Robotics

Genius tiny house is full of DIY transforming furniture

Wow<p>One of the raddest small apartment maneuvers we’ve ever seen is the motorized bed that drops down from the ceiling. And now, the same brilliant idea has been deployed in—what else?—a tiny house.<p>Built by self-taught carpenter Ana White and her husband, Jacob, this 24-foot-long tiny house is a …

Lost in Light II

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Learning

What We Know About Space Is Wrong? The Universe Is Actually Flat, Scientists Say

The entire universe could be a "vast and complex hologram," scientists announced Monday after studying the cosmic microwave background, or the …

35 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require a Bachelor's Degree

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Berlin's mayor begs Donald Trump: 'Mr President, don't build this wall'

In a statement published on Berlin's website, the German politician brings up the divided heritage of his own city to highlight the dangers of building barriers.<p>"We Berliners know better than most the pain caused when a whole continent is split by barbed wire and walls," Michael Müller wrote. "Our …

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

Earth, Moon Photographed From Mars

The most powerful telescope that has been orbiting Mars for over 10 years now sent back a striking image two months ago. Actually, it was four …

Researchers are giving religious leaders psychedelic drugs in the interest of science

Despite the fact that psychedelic drugs have been used for millennia as medicine in ritualistic ceremonies, there remain many questions in the scientific community about the relationship between their spiritual qualities and healing potential. Researchers at Johns Hopkins and New York Universities …

Psychedelia

The 'Big One' is coming in 2017: A total solar eclipse

The “Big One” is coming.<p>In astronomical circles there is no greater, more spectacularly stellar event than a total solar eclipse. And at long last, we will have one in the United States in 2017. It anchors a host of other special sights in the sky this coming year that include the planets Venus and …

Astronomy