Keegan Gorrell

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Everyone Panic: We’re in a 15-Year Scotch Drought

Bad news for Scotch lovers: Whiskey supplies are drying up and won’t be replenished for ten to fifteen years.<p>Over the past decade, single malt sales …

What is time?

… And why does it move forward?<p>Imagine time running backwards. People would grow younger instead of older and, after a long life of gradual …

Physics

This is how the government is catching people who use child porn sites

The user’s online handle was “Pewter,” and while logged on at a website called Playpen, he allegedly downloaded images of young girls being sexually molested.<p>Pewter had carefully covered his tracks. To reach the site, he first had to install free software called Tor, the world’s most widely used …

Privacy

Anonymous Plans 'Trolling Day' Against ISIS

Anonymous announced Monday that it will carry out an ‘Official ISIS Trolling Day’ on Dec. 11. The group plans to hack Twitter, Facebook and YouTube …

Cara Delevingne accused of plagiarising feminist t-shirt

Recently Cara Delevingne has been spotted and subsequently lauded for wearing a recreation of a feminist t-shirt from the 1970s emblazoned with the words ‘The Future is Female’. Such was the t-shirt’s popularity that Delevingne decided to sell a version of it herself. “A lot of you have been asking …

Cara Delevingne

Kano OS empowers kids to create the future on $5 Pi Zero

We love Kano. We’ve talked about the computer kit, — a DIY collection that allows children to take a nuts and bolts approach to building and operating a PC — and just over a week ago, the screen kit, an HD LCD screen that that kids can build themselves.<p>Now, the London-based startup has done it …

UK government pledges universal access to 10Mbps broadband, but it’ll also be spying on you

The UK government is a confusing, sprawling mess wherever you stand politically. Pick a public service – it’s almost certainly in crisis with its future hanging in the balance.<p>It’s a convoluted assembly of outdated systems and processes.<p>There’s one thing that UK Prime Minister David Cameron …

Matched

iOS slips to 72% enterprise share in Q1 2015, Android hits 26%, and Windows Phone stays flat at 1%

Entering into 2015, Apple continues to rule the mobile enterprise space. iOS lost just 1 percentage point over the past quarter, dipping to 72 percent of global device activations in Q1 2015. Android device activations, meanwhile, gained the same amount to hit 26 percent of total activations last …

Mobile

Gaming: don’t think it’s all bad for kids. It can be a step to a creative future

The journey from playing to designing and making games can be a short one, and brings rich educational rewards for children<p>Despite their ubiquity, despite the vast sales and the increasing calls for the medium to be recognised as an artform, video games – that most obviously visual of media – still …

Hillary Clinton just doesn’t get it: She’s already running a losing campaign

Rand Paul has edged in front of her. Jeb thinks she’ll be easy to defeat. She’s playing right into their hands<p>Hillary Clinton joins the race for president today. If you believe the leaks from her staff, and there’s no reason you shouldn’t, she’ll do it in a video released at noon as she herself …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

What Obama said, what he meant

President Barack Obama took the stage after receiving another midterm election drubbing. And he stuck to the script.<p>He didn’t take the bait when reporters tried to get him to describe the results as a “shellacking,” as he did after Democrats lost the House in 2010. And he didn’t signal any …

LG G Flex coming to Canada this spring, exclusively through Rogers

On the heels of LG’s G Flex smartphone launch into 20 European countries this month, Canadians will be getting their crack at this curvy device this spring. Rogers’ customers will be the only ones enjoying it for now, as a Rogers has snagged the exclusive rights to it for the Canadian market.<p>The LG …

Mobile Technology

Smartwatches are dumb, but they don't have to be

If recent trends are any indication, there are two roads that lie ahead for smartwatches and the companies foisting them upon us: the all-you-can-eat, tracker + smartphone approach and the single-minded focus on health and wellness bands. One meanders off to a fuzzy horizon laden with disregarded …

Associated Press News

New Google WiFi app could automatically log you into Starbucks and other private hotspots

Google is working on a new WiFi app that could take a lot of the drudgery out of accessing wireless hotspots. According to our sources, the search giant has built Android and iOS versions of an app that automatically authenticate and connect to its free hotspots inside Starbucks stores or wherever …

The Dash Builds Wearable Fitness Sensors Into The Headphones You’re Using Anyway

We’re finally starting to see some real consolidation around wearable tech, and Kickstarter project The Dash is a great example of that trend in action. It’s a pair of Bluetooth in-ear headphones that also offer up performance tracking via in-built health and body sensors. With passive noise …

Sony in talks to supply more camera sensors to Apple: Nikkei

(Reuters) - Sony Corp is in talks with Apple Inc to double its supply of camera components for a new iPhone slated to roll out as early as next year, the Nikkei reported.<p>Sony supplies nearly all of the CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) sensors for the current iPhone 5S’s rear-mounted …

The extinction of 'Flappy Bird': the rise and fall of a frustratingly simple mobile game

Contributors:<p>Share<p><b>Share</b><p>The extinction of 'Flappy Bird': the rise and fall of a frustratingly simple mobile game<p>share tweet Linkedin<p>Created in 2013, this deceptively straightforward mobile game frustrated players with its difficulty in guiding a pixellated bird through a world of pipes, as it …

Iwata: Next Nintendo console and handheld may have 'integrated' development platform

Nintendo's next gaming console and handheld device may be "integrated" with a common development platform akin to Apple's iOS or Google's Android, said company president Satoru Iwata in an investor call last week.<p>The Q&A followed a presentation from Nintendo officials regarding the company's poor …

Nintendo: "We Haven't Been Targeting Children Enough;" Thinking on How to Make the Company Stand up Again

During a conference held in Osaka this morning Nintendo’s President Satoru Iwata mentioned that he’s “thinking on how to make the company stand up …

The Great Martian War lands for iOS & Android next week

Just sneeze on it, mate.<p><i>PT</i> regulars will know that I am usually more disposed to posting erotic photos of my sister than I am to posting about …

History Channel

Finding Common Interests, Obama And The Pope Set A Date

President Obama plans to meet this spring with Pope Francis.<p>On Tuesday, a White House spokesman announced the president will visit the Vatican as part of European trip in March. The president is said to be looking forward to talking with the pope about their "shared commitment to fighting poverty" …

Sony to reveal the 'slimmest' launch in its history

Sony is inviting press to a breakfast briefing at the end of the month to introduce the "slimmest" launch in PlayStation history, according to an invitation sent to IGN for the event.<p>So far there is no word on what the company plans to showcase. The invitation in full only teases what's to come, …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Reaching the Far Lands: one man's journey to the end of 'Minecraft'

On March 28, 2011, Kurt J. Mac opened a new game of <i>Minecraft</i> and started to walk — and he hasn't stopped. Nearly three years later, he's traveled seven hundred virtual kilometers in hopes of reaching the end of the <i>Minecraft</i> world, a mysterious place called the Far Lands. It's a glitch in the game …

Minecraft

Hersheys to create 3D chocolate printer

Hersheys is to partner with 3D systems to create a 3D printer for creating chocolate and other edible products<p>The US chocolate manufacturer did not reveal the cost of the deal or if and when the printed products will be available to consumers.<p>Three-dimensional chocolate products are created by …

3D Printing

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

Smart Homes

What's Going On With Lara Croft's New Look In Her PS4/Xbox One Revamp?

There will likely be many current-gen games reformatted for the next generation of consoles when all is said and done, but precious few have been announced to date. One of them is 2013′s Tomb Raider, which is getting an update release for Sony’s PS4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One later this …