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Toshiba's Symbio is both a security camera and Alexa speaker

Toshiba has integrated a dizzying number of devices into one with its new Symbio. It's an Alexa-powered smart speaker, security camera, intercom, smart home hub that's compatible with Z-Wave or Zigbee, and sound detector. Using the iOS or Android-powered Toshiba Smart Home app, you can "control …

A New Orleans jazz pianist and some hip-hop to bring you into the New Year

<i>Three staffers, three unabashed recommendations.</i><p><b>James Booker and The Resurrection Of The Bayou Maharajah</b><p>I discovered the music of the New Orleans …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Balsamic Bacon Brussels Sprouts

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — November 1, 2014<p>I have a tendency to love balsamic vinegar a little too much. It’s my go-to for salad dressing (just …

The Friendship Bread Project: Can Baking Promote Unity In A Divided World?

Chef Carla Hall had never heard of "friendship bread" before someone gave her a plastic zip-top bag full of a yeasty, mushy starter. As a young caterer just starting out, she got busy baking up a storm and was excited to tell her friend some days later about everything she had made.<p>Instead of being …

Baking

Math is like magic on the Numberphile YouTube channel

For the past few weeks, I've been sharing YouTube channels that you may not know about, but are all fun and interesting in different ways. After all, everyone knows you can watch basics like sports replays and music videos on YouTube, but a good channel can become a destination for you if the …

NASA Released Its Software for Free. Here's What You Need to Download.

Who Doesn’t Like Free Stuff?<p>NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalog, and everything is available for free download, without any royalty …

The Four Biggest Mistakes Of Einstein's Scientific Life

In science, as in life, you usually get things wrong over and over again before you get it right. That’s particularly true whenever you’re trying something new; no one is born an expert at anything. We have to accumulate a strong foundation — a toolkit for problem-solving, if you will — before …

Martin Scorsese’s Radical Act of Turning Theology Into Art

Rarely do mainstream films treat religious questions with seriousness and specificity. Silence, a movie about 17th-century Jesuit missionaries, shows what that can look like.<p>The face of Jesus appears early in <i>Silence</i>, Martin Scorsese’s new film about 17th-century Jesuits in Japan. The missionary …

James Martin

What if: 2016 gets reimagined as a horror movie

If you didn't think 2016 could be scarier, look again.<p>From January 1 to its last few days, the year gone by has been, for many, a whirlwind of misfortune around the world. That got Friend Dog Studios to thinking about what the yearlong downer would look like as a horror movie.<p>Samsung's fiery …

Around the World in 10 Books

Send your imagination to distant lands with our fall reading list.<p>We believe every season is book season, so we found 10 new picks for you to cozy up with this fall. Whether you’re an armchair traveler looking for a quick getaway or a restless adventurer who’s already at the airport, these stories …

How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s <i>Fast Company</i> piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines …

Abraham Lincoln’s Tough-Love Letter to His Step-Brother About Laziness and Work Ethic

“You say you would almost give your place in Heaven for $70 or $80. Then you value your place in Heaven very cheaply.”<p>Boredom is one of the most essential yet endangered human capacities, a seedbed of sanity the creative benefits of which have been championed by some of humanity’s most fertile …

Motivation

There's a Fake iPhone Scam Popping Up On Amazon

But it might not be the customers who are getting ripped off.<p>Several negative reviews on a popular iPhone 6 listing on Amazon have recently been getting some attention. The item has 570 reviews, 69 percent of which are five stars and another 9 percent that are four. So when one-star ratings popped …

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See the Strawberry Moon from the International Space Station

Astronaut Jeff Williams of NASA captured an image of the rare strawberry moon from the International Space Station. “A spectacular rise of the full …

This is what it's like (so far) to use Android apps on a Chromebook

Depending on who you ask, the ability for Android applications to run on a Chromebook is either a huge deal, or a monumental mistake. Reality usually …

Google

3 Quick Fixes To Have You Shooting Sharp Photos Without Having To Buy New Gear

There are endless reasons why your photos aren't turning out as sharp as you want them to. While missed focus and “soft” photos can be a result of …

Take Away Your Guns? Nobody Is Saying That!

There are a few techniques that every liberal, either by design or nature, fall back on constantly. I know a lot of people see Rules for Radicals in …

Samsung’s Gear 360 VR camera hits the U.S. on an extremely limited basis

Samsung keeps pulling back the old football for stateside consumers when it comes to the Gear 360. Shortly after it was first introduced back in February at Mobile World Congress, the company noted that the U.S. would not be among the first markets to get their hands on the VR camera.<p>Several months …

Virtual Reality

Scientists have detected colliding black holes for the 2nd time — and it’s going to revolutionize our perception of the universe

These gravitational waves were generated by two black holes — eight and 14 times the mass of the sun — merging together 1.4 billion light years away from Earth.<p>This produced a spinning black hole 21 times the mass of the sun. It also released enough energy to rival the mass of the Sun in the form …

LIGO

New Zealand Photographer Documents Children Growing Up Without TV

Can you imagine life without TV or your smartphone?<p>One mother of four, living in rural New Zealand, is raising her children without those modern …

The internet is the best set of parents a millennial could ask for

It's not a fact I'm particularly proud of, but one that's easier to admit than the fact it happened after watching nearly an hour's worth of YouTube videos in my bathroom.<p>With my laptop awkwardly bent inside the sink (which I made sure was sufficiently dry) I followed along with video after video …

Geek Humor

17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

Here's your chance to say, "I heard them first."

Here's why Google invested $1 billion in Elon Musk's SpaceX

<b>The origins of a $1 billion SpaceX investment</b> <br>It's no surprise that <b>Alphabet</b> is interested in space. After all, <b>Amazon.com</b>, Virgin Group, <b>Facebook</b>, and <b>Qualcomm</b>, are among tech companies that have invested in the development of either rockets or satellites. Space offers another frontier for the …

Would It Be A Bad Thing to Wipe Out A Species ... If It's A Mosquito?

Mosquitoes have a nasty reputation.<p>The species <i>Aedes aegypti</i>, for example, is currently responsible for spreading the Zika virus through the Americas and also infects humans with dengue fever, chikungunya and yellow fever.<p>This raises the question: Should there be an effort to get rid of <i>Aedes aegypti</i> …

Mosquitoes

Even Einstein Didn't Think Gravitational Waves Existed

“There are no gravitational waves … ” … “Plane gravitational waves, traveling along the positive X-axis, can therefore be found … ” … “ … …

Making it up as you go along: how your brain improvises

When your brain becomes ‘quieter’, remarkable things can happen. It’s time to go with the flow<p>Have you ever been at a concert and seen a musician or rapper start to improvise? It can often seem effortless or even magical. Few people can freestyle like Kendrick Lamar and Notorious BIG, or improvise …

Kendrick Lamar

Bones found at prison may belong to real-life Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Archaeologists’ discovery could be remains of Martha Brown, whose public hanging in 1856 was watched by Thomas Hardy<p>Archaeologists may have unearthed the remains of a woman whose execution had a lasting impact on the writer Thomas Hardy, inspiring the fate of one of his most beloved creations – …