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Congress will let internet providers sell your data—so rebels devised a way to fool corporations

Last week, the US Congress voted to overturn rules that would have prevented Internet service providers from selling customers’ data without permission. Though the rules had not yet gone into effect, the vote drew considerable attention to the question of how people can better protect their online …

How to learn programming: 3 languages to get you started

Want to break into a career as a developer? Here's why Python, Java, or JavaScript may be a good place to start, and some tips for learning …

Creating stunning charts with Vue.js and Chart.js

Dive into the options of chart.js to create stunning charts.<p>Interactive charts can provide a cool way to visualize your data.<br>However most out of the …

JavaScript

The Legend of Zelda Producer Reveals His Top Three Zelda Games

Known for his extensive work on <i>The Legend of Zelda</i> series dating back to <i>Ocarina of Time</i>, <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> producer Eiji Aonuma …

Breath of the Wild

The Solar Industry Has Paid Off Its Carbon Debts

Probably.<p>Think of all the energy that goes into making a single solar panel. Quartz and copper must be mined. The raw materials must be converted into wafers, then encased in protective material. And after panels leave the factory, they must be shipped all over the world.<p>Now imagine these …

Fossil Fuels

Mylingo offers real-time Spanish translation in movie theaters

A new app called Mylingo lets Spanish-speaking moviegoers listen to audio dubs in real time, using their own smartphone and headphones. According to the developer, users can download the studio-recorded Spanish tracks directly to their device, where they'll be able to sync them perfectly with the …

Movies

New device would use electricity to plug gushing wounds

Zapping your nerves to jumpstart the blood clotting process<p>For centuries, if a doctor wanted to stop a bleeding wound, he would use the tourniquet method: Tightly wrap a piece of cloth around the area, which would essentially cut off blood flow to and from the wound. That ancient practice is still …

This cheap fitness watch has GPS tracking and an always-on display

Xiaomi’s manufacturing partner is pushing further into the US<p>Another day, another new fitness tracker — although this one is a relatively inexpensive fitness-focused smartwatch.<p>Huami is now selling its Amazfit Pace smartwatch in the US, a product that was previously only available in China, where …

'Roundest known space object' identified

<b>Astronomers claim to have discovered the roundest object ever measured in nature.</b><p>Kepler 11145123 is a distant, slowly rotating star that's more than twice the size of the Sun.<p>Researchers were able to show that the difference between its radius as measured to the equator and the radius measured to …

2016 on Course to Be Hottest Year Ever Recorded

This year is on course to be the hottest since measurements began in the 19th century, the U.N. weather agency said.<p>The World Meteorological …

No need for dark matter?

Erik Verlinde just released the latest installment of his new theory of gravity. He now says he doesn’t need dark matter to explain the motions of …

Target Black Friday 2016 ad leaks: Huge iPhone 7, Xbox One S, TV, and other tech deals

It's finally here, one of the Black Friday 2016 ads you've probably been waiting for. We already saw the deals coming from Walmart, Sam's Club, Kohl's, Sears, and others, so it's time to check out what Walmart has in store for us. A few days ago, the company announced that it'll offer free shipping …

"Guardians of the Galaxy" Is Already Promising to Be Marvel's Best Franchise

Chris Pratt is back as Star-Lord in the first trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2.<p>Here are a few of the reasons <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> was Marvel's best movie in years: Chris Pratt, stunning visual effects, a throwback soundtrack, Chris Pratt, and the ability to not take itself too seriously. …

Comics

Watch 'Borrowed Time', the emotional short film made by 2 Pixar animators

"Borrowed Time," a superb short from Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj, just made its online debut.<p>The emotional work, which observes …

Animation

Tech investors are backing a law to ban homeless camps in San Francisco

In a city where poverty rates are at historic highs, the homeless population living in tents along the sidewalks could soon be forced to leave.<p>A …