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She's back: Rihanna returns to Instagram after 6-month absence

It appears Instagram preserved Rihanna's account almost entirely, restoring her nearly 13 million followers and most of her thousands of posts. However, the nude photos that some speculated caused Rihanna's account to be shut down remain missing.

Sense of disgust is ’95 percent accurate’ predictor of whether you’re liberal or conservative

“In fact,” Montague told New Scientist , “the responses in the brain are so strong that we can predict with 95 per cent accuracy where you’ll fall on the liberal-conservative spectrum by showing you just one picture. This was surprising as there are no other reports where people’s response to just one stimulus predicts anything behaviorally interesting.”

YouTube Launches 60fps Video And It Looks Amazing

Interestingly YouTube has chosen to soft launch this functionality and while it has made show cases of 60fps footage before, this is the first time it has made 60fps available to all users.

Google's Copresence Looks Like A Contactless, Cross-Platform Version Of Android Beam

Several months ago, we discussed something called Nearby , a project that - at the time - seemed to be Google's effort to let "people, places, and things" know when a user is, well, nearby. It seems that Google is still hard at work on its effort to connect various devices to each other and their surroundings, but Copresence (an internal name for this functionality) may have a more specific scope in this effort than we first estimated, apparently including iOS devices in the fun.

I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet

I thought the internet might be an unnatural state for us humans, or at least for me. Maybe I was too ADD to handle it, or too impulsive to restrain my usage. I'd used the internet constantly since I was twelve, and as my livelihood since I was fourteen. I'd gone from paperboy, to web designer, to technology writer in under a decade. I didn't know myself apart from a sense of ubiquitous connection and endless information. I wondered what else there was to life. "Real life," perhaps, was waiting for me on the other side of the web browser.

7 Celebrity-Backed Startups That Totally Nailed It | TechCrunch

Here’s an interesting story for you. Backplane began as a startup that created private social networks for celebrities and big brands . With former Google CEO Eric Schmidt on board and an investment from Lady Gaga, the network swelled with more and more users. In 2014, Backplane decided to pivot into a platform where anyone can build and monetize their own social networks. This move was in favor of brand organizers, in an effort to put the power back in their hands when it comes to managing online fan bases.  (IMAGE BY FLICKR USER  AMALIA ADINA   UNDER CC BY 2.0 LICENSE)

7 Cantonese Proverbs in One Picture

[…] As far as we known.  You might kinder check “Women in Hong Kong” in Wikipedia for more details.  In family view, I think my mum is already a “superwomen” who handle the job’s and the family’s affair well for years.  And burnt most of her life in the family.  She is right now “half-retired”, just the old boss call her back for packing the A/C record as part time, enjoy her holidays MORE than my dad, who still have one year to go before retired at his 60.  In the period my mum have higher salary then my dad… my dad is a bit sad… as he is pushing himself in adventurous new business, and settle down in a public sector supervisor job: boring, routine but needed; when his daughter (hi, that’s me) born and started my primary school around 6.  Men should support his own family is the norm of Chinese, as you might not know.  Just refer to laterest Web Art item for “used to describe a man who is supported by a woman, i.e. he can keep his slippers on around, because he doesn’t have to work.” It is shameful for A man who is supported by a woman generally,  shown in “Cantonese Proverbs in One Picture” freshly issued in Feb 2014 (ref: http://writecantonese8.

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From One Another

In the interest of friendly academic discussion, I'm going to take exception with the pecan pie map (slide 10). As the author of the book "Pecans: A Savor the South Cookbook," I have listened to endless debate over "PEE-can" vs. "pah-CAHN." I also have my own family history (many generations in Georgia) to back me up. In my experience, it isn't regional. It's town vs. country. If you are rural (or want to sound down-home), you say "PEE-can." If you're urban or want to sound more educated, you say "pah-CAHN." I've met people from upstate NY who say "PEE-can" and many, many people from Atlanta who say "pah-CAHN." I even met a woman from the Arkansas/Missouri border who said "peck-in," which is close to the original American Indian word. Really interesting to me: If you say the nut one way, you may say the pie differently. Something to do with the number of syllables, apparently.

A Foodie Repents

I’ve worked as a restaurant critic twice, from 1992 to 1995 for the London Observer , and from 2012 to 2013 for the Guardian . In the gap between these two stints (during which I spent a few years writing a food column for British Esquire ), several big things changed. The first was that the food got a lot better, pretty much everywhere. There is no downside to this: we’re cooking and eating much better than we used to, and that’s great. (The exception, oddly enough, is France, but that’s another story.) A second thing that happened was that I became better known in the restaurant world, thanks largely to my first novel, “The Debt to Pleasure,” which came out in 1996, hit some best-seller lists, and had a crazy narrator who was obsessed with food. It won a Julia Child Cookbook Award—now there’s a prize named for someone who understood the importance of food in the process of self-invention. I got to know some people in the industry, and one of my most prized possessions is a photograph—taken at a colloquium in Finland that I was chairing—of me sitting on a sofa next to David Chang, René Redzepi, Massimo Bottura, and Magnus Nilsson.

Netherlands unveils world's first solar bike lane

Cycle path generates enough electricity for three households. The world's first cycle lane made from solar cells produces enough energy to power three households. Installed in Krommenie, 25 kilometres from Amsterdam, the pilot project is 70 metres long, and will be extended to 100 metres by 2016. The bike path is made from rectangular concrete modules that contain solar cells, and is encased in a one-inch thick layer of glass strong enough to withstand a truck. It is capable of producing enough energy to power three homes, though is 30% less efficient than roof-mounted solar panels, as these can be aligned to the sun. Due to be officially launched on 12 November, the project has so far cost €1.5 million euros, though will ultimately cost up to €3 million once finalised. Dr Sten de Wit from SolaRoad, the consortium behind the project, envisages that solar roads could eventually be used to power the electric vehicles that use them. "Electric vehicles are on the rise, but are not really a substitute until the electricity they use is generated in a sustainable way.


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It used to be that phone debates were solely about specs: which device had the most processing power, better battery life, highest screen definition, and so forth. Now, he says, we’re entering a time when phones have mostly achieved the same benchmarks on those fronts. The competition is becoming: Do you like the way the touchscreen works? The colors of the interface? The size of the device?

REVEALED: The Demographic Trends For Every Social Network

BII The demographics of who's on what social network are shifting — older social networks are reaching maturity, while newer social messaging apps are gaining younger users fast.

The Zombie System: How Capitalism Has Gone Off the Rails - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Obviously the writer put a lot of time into research for this article, and he dose get some things right. However, there is so much reliance on discredited people and institution and there so many half truths I'm afraid the article does more harm than good. An example is this quote from page one "Experts with the Bank for International Settlements have already identified "worrisome signs" of an impending crash in many areas." This particular institution and its so called "experts" have been making wrong predictions about the economy sense the crisis and have completely discredited themselves by rejecting any evidence against their ideology (not analysis). There are far too many other errors of this nature to list here but they are numerous. One other issue is how the author uses "bubble" over and over without once offering evidence of such "bubble" we are expected to just accept that "everyone knows there is a stock market bubble" because everyone is talking about one. In short, the article is not helpful.

The people who want their language to disappear

"He died last summer," says Trina quietly. "He was very involved in preservation. It concerned him that the next generation wouldn't have that connection. He used to teach the Maidu language, but most of the people who wanted to learn weren't those with Native American ancestors or any experience of it. They would have conversations but I couldn't recognize their pronunciation."

Google Developing a Pill That Would Detect Cancer and Other Diseases | WIRED

Andrew Conrad, the head of life sciences inside the company’s Google X research lab, revealed the project on Tuesday morning at a conference here in Southern California. According to Conrad, the company is fashioning nanoparticles—particles about one billionth of a meter in width—that combine a magnetic material with antibodies or proteins that can attach to and detect other molecules inside the body. The idea is that patients will swallow a pill that contains these particles, and after they enter the bloodstream—attempting to identify molecules that would indicate certain health problems—a wearable device could use their magnetic cores to gather them back together and read what they’ve found.

2 Years Ago Sandra Fluke Was Called a Whore. Now She Wants Your Vote.

On a recent September night, Fluke speaks from a stage much smaller than the Democratic National Convention. In fact, there is no stage. She sits at a modest table in the community room of Fire Station 5 in L.A.’s Westchester neighborhood. Seated beside her for an hour-long debate is Ben Allen, a Democrat and Fluke’s opponent in the election to represent the 26th State Senate district. They don’t discuss lofty national politics. They discuss smaller, local issues — state ballot propositions, L.A.’s shoddy public transit system and when L.A. Unified School District teachers earn tenure.

The hardware of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (hands-on)

Simple: The GameCube version of Smash Bros . ( Melee ) is considered by many fans, including myself, to be the series' best work to date. Beyond the game itself, the GameCube controller was heralded as a perfect fit for the series. And that's why Nintendo's re-releasing a gamepad from over 10 years ago, as well as an adapter: so the controllers will work with the upcoming Wii U version, dubbed "Super Smash Bros. for Wii U". Still weird, but a bit more logical now, eh?

Bolt Power K3 Mini Portable Car Jump Starter review - CNET

A black-and-gray plastic case gives the K3 Mini a modern look, and indentations along its body make it easy to hold securely. One long side holds two USB ports, a port for the jump-start battery clamp adapter, an LED charge level indicator and an electric input for charging the K3 Mini itself. A power button mounted on the top of the case turns on charging capability and also activates an integrated flashlight.

What it’s like to grow old, in different parts of the world

Jared Diamand rightly raises how we treat older people and approach end of life. Where and how do we want to grow old? Ageing is a personal journey for all of us and conditioned by events, opportunities and changes throughout life. In both the richest and poorest countries many fear ageing, because we see around us and experience age discrimination, exclusion, poverty and general insecurity. This can and must change. By 2050 one quarter of the world’s population will be over 60; already women over 50 are over 20 percent of the global total of women. A dignified and happy old age is possible – it requires security – of income, of health, responsive and affordable services, opportunities and of autonomy. With the right policies in place, life as we age can be happy, secure and full of opportunity. HelpAge International’s Global AgeWatch Index 2013 ranks 91 countries, giving a multidimensional picture of well-being and quality of life. Further information on what older people think can be found in ‘ Ageing in the 21st Century – a Celebration and a Challenge’ .

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Ring of fire: why our military's toxic burn pits are making soldiers sick

To an unsuspecting eye, the Torres family home is indistinguishable from the other bungalows that line a flat, treeless stretch of road somewhere off US Route 77. Under an unforgiving Texas sun, the family’s golden retriever runs in circles around the parched lawn, pausing for breath in the shadow of an SUV parked out front. And inside, life appears perfectly normal. Framed photos of Rosie and Le Roy’s wedding and of their three teenaged children line the mantle. Tubs of peanut butter and jam sit open on a cluttered kitchen counter. The giggles of 16-year-old girls on summer vacation echo from down the hall.

The 85 Funniest Tweets Of All Time

Each year we tweet nearly 200 billion times. These are the only 85 that matter.

Scamworld: 'Get rich quick' schemes mutate into an online monster

On a warm summer day in 2002, in Charlevoix, Michigan, Richard Joseph’s bad luck began. The lawyer, husband, and father of two was walking across the driveway with a bag of garbage when his bare foot slipped in a puddle of water that had collected beneath his car’s air conditioner. His leg gave out and he landed on his back. While nothing was broken, the blow prevented blood from reaching his spinal cord. He laid there for an hour, unable to move, while his daughters watched television in the living room. By the time he was discovered, the damage had been done. He'd never walk again.

Stores Are Shunning Apple Pay, But They'll Soon Change Their Minds | WIRED

Retailers have long had a love-hate relationship with credit card companies. On the one hand, credit cards make buying stuff easier, which retailers like. On the other hand, credit card companies charge merchants fees for every transaction, which they hate. And when you’re Walmart or CVS or Rite Aid, those fees add up. As what amounts to a new way to swipe a credit card, Apple Pay does nothing to change this dynamic. CurrentC, meanwhile, connects directly to users’ checking accounts, which cuts out the credit card companies and their fees. If only retailers could get lots of people to use their app, they could finally stick it to Visa and Mastercard.

What The Great Pyramid Looked Like More Than 4,000 Years Ago

Then comes the money shot at about the 2:25 mark. The Smithsonian actually shows us what the Great Pyramid would have originally looked like, before its shiny limestone coatings were worn away over the ages. "It must have truly added to the impression of Giza as a magical port city, bathed in sunlight, if not existing ethereally in the celestial light," archeologist Marc Lehner says later in the video.

What’s Behind the Great Podcast Renaissance?

Another reason that podcasts may be growing is that the economics are compelling. Producing an average podcast costs far less than producing a TV show or a radio show (all you really need is a microphone or two, a copy of Audacity or some other editing software, and a cheap hosting service for the audio files themselves). And the advertising rates on a successful podcast are big enough to pay for the costs many times over. Several top podcasters told me that their CPM (the cost to an advertiser per thousand impressions, a standard ad-industry unit) was between $20 and $45. Compare that to a typical radio CPM (roughly $1 to $18) or network TV ($5 to $20) or even a regular old web ad ($1 to $20), and the podcast wins. Podcasts can charge higher ad rates because of the personal nature of the single-host format — as an advertiser, it's far better to have "Serial"'s Sarah Koenig reading your copy out loud than to burst in with a prepackaged ad that nobody will pay attention to.

Mr. Men children's books reimagined for millennials

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Gmail 5.0 With Exchange Support And Material Design Has Landed [APK Download]

Hate the new interface. Installed, and then downgraded to previous version. (Thank heavens for Titanium Backup!) Gmail 5.0 shows fewer conversations per screen and leaves far too much white space between conversation threads. I hope Google refines the Material Design concept to allow for better use of the screen real estate. Also, and It may be just my weird personal preferences, but I hate the contact photo circles. The photos were originally created as rectangles... why crop them arbitrarily into circles? Let them stay as rectangles. Turning them into circles just adds useless white space where the corners of the rectangles used to be and crops the photo... it's just reduced image content. If I wanted to scroll around for ever, I'd go with a Windows Phone.

10 job openings at top companies: New York Times, the Grammys and more

As an Android application developer you will develop, design and maintain our Android app. The Android app has been downloaded over 5 million times all over the world, so your work will have broad international reach.’s loyal customers are using our apps more and more. Our mobile apps teams listen to our customers and give them the features that they want and use. We are looking for highly skilled developers to join our mobile team in the vivid city of Amsterdam. Join our international team and help us to make the best travel app in the world.

Jony Ive Is So Focused On Design He Doesn’t Know Apple’s Key Financial Numbers | TechCrunch

Though Ive professing not to have specific knowledge of the company’s financials might seem odd for a high-level executive reporting directly to the CEO, the celebrated designer is known for his focus on product design, and the fact that he doesn’t pay that much attention to the company’s fiscal performance is a credit to the company’s long-stated belief of putting product before a desire to make money, with the argument being that customers will reward top-quality device design.

A Day With Project Ara, Google's Crazy Modular Phone | WIRED

Seth Newburg has a phone. It’s a new phone, just a prototype. Almost no one here at Google has seen it yet. Newburg is sitting in a corner conference room in Google’s Mountain View headquarters, fresh off an airplane, with me at his side, and a photographer standing over his shoulder firing through pictures of this brand new phone: a prototype that’s unlike anything anyone has ever seen before. This is a future-of-Google phone. Hell, it’s a future of all phones phone. If things go well.

Jim Carrey Lifts Matthew McConaughey's Lincoln Ad Up Where It Belongs

The elastic-faced actor, who will soon be starring in the sequel Dumb and Dumber To , has McConaughey's steely stare and Southern drawl down pat, while also playing up his seeming embrace of new-agey mumbo jumbo. Carrey and the SNL writers cooked up a trio of ads that served as a runner throughout the episode, and the breaks between them allowed each one to heighten how out there the McConaughey persona is permitted to get. His contemplative reverie flits from wondering who he is to wondering whose kids are in the back seat to eventually getting into such a deep level of focus on the vicissitudes of life that vehicular homicide becomes a possibility.

11 fascinating funeral traditions from around the globe

The funerals I’ve attended have all been very much the same. Relatives and friends arrive in all black and take seats in the church or synagogue pews for a somber ceremony where prayers are said, memories are shared and tears are shed. The attendees walk slowly out to their cars and form a single file line a behind the hearse, arriving at the graveyard where they place roses on the casket just before it’s lowered into the ground. Then, they proceed to the immediate family’s home, where the doorbell rings with a steady stream of loved ones — casserole dishes in hand — since, in the days ahead, people often forget to eat.

Cleveland Clinic uses IBM's Watson in the cloud to fight cancer

The Cleveland Clinic is beginning a pilot program with a cloud service based on IBM's Watson cognitive computing technology to aid its research into new cancer treatments.

Oppo N3's motorized swivel camera takes selfies to the next level

As with the recent Oppo devices, you still get a solid build quality on the N3. Compared to its successor, the N3 has a similar feel thanks to the aluminum alloy frame and smooth plastic coating, but it's certainly lighter -- 192g instead of 213g -- and easier to hold due to the smaller screen. Like the Find 7 series, the N3 has a nice glowing "Skyline" light at the bottom for indicating notifications and charging status, except it's placed underneath a metallic arc which is part of the phone's aluminium frame. It looks good, but the trade-off is that it may trap some dust. In summary, Oppo's made a nice improvement on its N series. It may not be the best-looking smartphone, but the motorized swivel camera and the convenient fingerprint reader should be unique enough to win some people over. If you're one of them, the N3 will be available for $649 off contract this December, though there's no word on whether it'll be offered by carriers with a subsidized price.

App Lets You Peek Inside 80,000 Foods At Your Grocery Store

On the mobile version , you can photograph a bar code to look up a product, but the interface limits you from digging too deep. The desktop app explained to me why Butylated Hydroxytoluene was a potentially problematic ingredient in those Corn Flakes. I could click in to see a list of abstracts that explained why I might not want to consume the stuff. The mobile app just provided me with a vague warning about the ingredient. The mobile version could add an extra layer of information easily without cluttering the interface at all. I’d also like to see Food Scores suggest alternative products. Its database has a dozen permutations of "corn flakes" from various manufacturers, so why shouldn’t it show me Arrowhead Mills, its top-ranking corn flake, to steer me in a more informed direction?

How to fill out a PDF form without software - CNET

Been there. PDFs are great for sharing documents, but not always for editing them. That's not too surprising when you consider that a PDF is really just an image, not raw text. And unless the file was generated in such a way as to allow editing (by which I mean the addition of text, like for a form), you often have little option but to print it, fill it out by hand, then scan or fax it wherever it needs to go.

10 insanely realistic Sims and Sim City creations

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New Outlook For Mac Now Available, Rest Of Office For Mac Updates Coming In 2015 | TechCrunch

We’ve seen leaks of a new Office for Mac 2015 suite circulate, but the new version of Outlook for Mac is already here, at least for Office 365 subscribers. The overhauled email client includes a new look and feel, as well as search that extends to archived mail (whether stored online or on corporate servers), better all around performance, push email support and more. Microsoft also took this opportunity to make its Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote for Mac updates official, announcing public beta availability beginning early next year, with a general consumer launch in the second half of 2015.

What Do You Do When You Think You Have a Murderer in the Family? | VICE | United Kingdom

The day of the accident, he was scheduled to go out on a rented boat, but Grandma didn’t want him to go—she always complained about how expensive it was—so she slipped him something. I think. He was feeling pretty out of it that morning; he thought maybe he was sick. His partner persuaded him to go out anyway, and then there was a problem with the configuration of Norman’s equipment when he was underwater. Maybe it was a malfunction, or maybe it was his own fault; he had customized all his gear (because he was a genius). His diving partner swam to the surface alone, instead of sharing his tank with Norman in a “buddy-system” ascent. We don’t know exactly why Norman stayed down there. It might have been that he thought he didn’t have enough oxygen to attempt a “controlled emergency” ascent, which is when you exhale all the way up. Or it might have been that he was entangled in the U-boat wreck he and his partner were investigating. Or he might have just been too out of it to save himself. There are these flags that divers can fire up toward the surface to alert the rescue diver, who’s supposed to be ready to go on the deck of the boat, and Norman did send up his flag.

Former Android exec calls iPhone 6 'most beautiful smartphone ever built'

[Barra] was effusive in his praise for Apple’s latest devices. The iPhone 6, he said, is “the most beautiful smartphone ever built.” Barra’s comments came in response to a question about the persistent criticism that 4-year-old Xiaomi’s rise has been fueled by blatant copying of designs from Apple and others, an issue that Jony Ive raised again at an event earlier this month. “Our designers, our engineers are inspired by great products — and frankly, in today’s world, who isn’t? Point me to a product in our industry that has completely unique design language. You’re not going to be able to find one.”

Nintendo 3DS review (2014): a good reason to give 3D another shot

Both of the handhelds have new buttons and new controls, and they're all changes for the better. Nintendo's added secondary trigger keys (ZL and ZR, respectively), both of which lie on the inside edge of the primary L and R trigger buttons. The new triggers are about half the size, but they should open up more sophisticated control settings for games, if makers are willing to configure for the two new consoles. (Ah, there's that caveat.) The start and select buttons on the 3DSes are now underneath the colored action buttons, with a single Home button underneath the secondary touchscreen display. It looks classier and more streamlined than the row of relatively chintzy-looking buttons (Home, Select and Start) on the original 3DS XL.

What's Up With That: People Feel the Weather in Their Bones | WIRED

I was reminded of this yesterday. I’d been working on my laptop when my ankle, titanium-braced from an old break, started throbbing. I thought nothing of it until I stepped outside, and into a surprise rainstorm. I’d always been skeptical of grandma’s arthritic omens, but limping down the sidewalk in the wake of my own revelation gave me reason to reconsider. Could science have an answer for why some people seem to feel the weather in their bones?

Cool inventions that make 'Star Wars' seem real (pictures) - CNET

As it turns out, a tiny Princess Leia created through movie special effects in "Star Wars" isn’t our only hope for super-cool 3D holograms. Two Scottish artists demonstrated a similar technology with an art installation titled Help Me Obi . The result was 3D video images that appeared to hang in the air. Viewers could walk around the images and see them from any position. "It's not actually a 3D hologram, we use the term holographic to help to describe it because there is nothing else like it, it's a device that produces 360-degree video objects. The machine creates 360-degree moving video objects apparently floating in space," said artist Chris Helson. The technology is still young, but we may some day see it used for visualizing 3D models in an entirely new way.

Why Is It Bad For Tech To Eat Jobs? | TechCrunch

Most jobs suck. Yours probably doesn’t–after all, you’re a member of the highly educated, cutting-edge TechCrunch demographic–but most jobs, almost by definition, are done by people coerced by the fear of not having enough money into doing work they mostly don’t want to do. We should be ecstatic about the prospect of robots doing that work for us. Shouldn’t we?

12 Bizarre Facts About Jellyfish That Will Blow Your Mind

The immortal jellyfish ( Turritopsis dohrnii ) ages like Benjamin Button—when a crisis like starvation presents itself, the jellyfish’s cells transform and revert to their earliest form, a polyp, making this type of jellyfish potentially immortal. Keep reading for more incredibly bizarre facts about jellyfish!

Watch RNA sequencing and astronomy expressed as dance - CNET

"The previous winners of the contest scored each of them on their scientific and artistic merits, and these 12 finalists made the cut," Science wrote. "Now it's a dance-off between the sciences, including a tango based on robot collision avoidance, an acrobatic spectacle based on soil ecology, and, in one of the most meta PhD dances ever, a hip-hop dance about the anthropology of hip-hop."

Stay connected without a connection? - CNET

It's hard to imagine being without an Internet connection while we're constantly surrounded by 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi connectivity. But in poverty-stricken countries, using a smartphone without an Internet connection is a daily reality, and users ration their Internet connection time carefully. Even a fully loaded SIM card and unlimited data roaming isn't a guarantee, when you could be in the middle of the wilderness, when the government cuts of the connection during protests or when a storm simply knocks out your essential services.

Police allow car break-ins to become a Seattle growth industry

If your car is broken into and your stuff stolen, don’t bother calling the police. They won’t come even if you track down the thieves yourself.

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