umut karabayraktar

12 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Follower | @umutka | Keep up with umut karabayraktar on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “umut karabayraktar”

Turkey detains journalist over pro-Kurdish tweets

Turkish authorities briefly detained a pro-Kurdish journalist over his tweets he made last year about Ankara's ongoing conflict with Kurdish …

North Africa

Several European nations want border control extensions because of the migrant crisis

Germany and some other European Union members have introduced temporary border checks to control or halt record flows of migrants fleeing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere and traveling to western Europe via the Balkans.<p>Germany took in more than one million migrants last year. But the number …

North Africa

Samsung 'Bedtime VR Stories' might be the perfect remote parenting app

One of the most overlooked aspects of the emerging virtual reality space is its ability to bring people who are located many miles apart together in …

Will SolarCity Become an Energy Storage Power Player?

The Powerpack could be a big product for SolarCity in 2016. Image by the author.<p><b>SolarCity</b> and <b>Tesla Motors</b> are natural partners, especially because Elon Musk happens to be the biggest shareholder of both companies. But there's also another natural tie between the companies: SolarCity's effort to …

Look young for your age? It’s your genes or wealth

Women are being exploited by the idea that a cure for everything is on the horizon<p>Recently, I had the opportunity to investigate the domestic habits and behaviours of a little understood human genus: <i>Homo plutocratus</i>. The super-rich, if you will. I spent time with them in their natural environment, …

Anti-aging

Aretha Franklin Sings Prince's "Purple Rain," Herbie Hancock Performs at the White House: Watch

President Obama welcomes Esperanza Spalding, Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, jazz icons to the White House's International Jazz Day celebration<p>Last night, Herbie Hancock, Terrace Martin, and Robert Glasper played at the International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert, held at the White House in …

Aretha Franklin

Airline Pilot Refuses to Let Violinist Carry On A $20M Violin

There isn’t anything quite as terrifying as bringing an instrument aboard an airplane. Especially one that is actually worth something. Airlines aren’t exactly known for handling luggage with care, never mind something that is worth upwards of $20 million. Yes, you read that correctly; $20 …

US Airways

This hover camera will change our selfie game forever

The selfie stick hasn’t been around <i>that</i> long, and it’s a pretty useful contraption. But word on the street is theres some tough competition heading …

New Destiny 3D print: 5-foot-long Black Spindle sniper rifle

Apr 30, 2016 | By Benedict<p>Amateur maker and game-lover Lael Lee has built a 3D printed Black Spindle sniper rifle, as found in <i>The Taken King</i>, the …

What happened in hardware this week, April 24-30 edition

Pro Duo, data caps, data security, Moore's Law, and lots more!<p>You live a busy life, we get it. Not everyone has the time to follow all the …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Creativity

The Story Of A Boy Whose Tempter Tantrum Led To A Venture-Backed Food Startup

He was outraged.<p>So he set out to prove his father wrong, but he soon realized that his dad was right. Candy <i>is</i> bad for you.<p>"It's the only time I ever admitted to him he was right," Nicky tells us. "I asked him why it couldn't be done with just peanut butter and chocolate (Bronner's favorite candy). …

Bill Gates