Police are looking for a green-thumbed thief who appears to have a serious case of garden envy. The male thief has stolen plants from the front garden of a Conder home four times in the past four months, with the plants having a total value of $1,000. His furtive night-time raids have been caught on […]
After spending some time with original Xbox backward compatibility, we can say you should expect a wave of nostalgia this fall. Previously this year, as a part of the E3 2017 Xbox press conference, Microsoft announced an expansion of its backward compatibility program to original Xbox titles. Show More Summary
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On Monday, a team of scientists in Australia announced an exciting breakthrough. For the first time, researchers were able to turn light into sound on a microchip. But -- as crazy-sounding new physics applications tend to be -- it's probably going to be a long time before you see one of these chips on a computer you can buy. Show More Summary
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):
Remember YotaPhone, the brand that attempted to solve smartphone battery woes by adding a second e-ink screen on its phones’ rear panel? It’s back again with its third handset, which brings refreshed hardware and a new design, hoping third time’s the charm. Show More Summary
Internet retailer looking working on its first wearable smart device and a home security system, The Financial Times reports.
It's time for Nikki Haley and Donald Trump to back up their hard words with actions.
So consider the amount of standard daily doses of opioids consumed in Japan. And then double it. And then double it again. And then double it again. And then double it again. And then double it a fifth time. That would make Japan No. 2 in the world, behind the United States. That is from […] The post Japan (America) fact of the day appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
I get emails about concepts and proposals and grand automotive schemes all the time. It's pretty rare that any of them actually come to fruition. But I was sent one that, while still very much non-existent, was charming and interesting enough that I want to show it to all of you. Show More Summary
A symbolic threshold was crossed in 2016 when carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere from a monitoring station at the South Pole recorded 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in possibly four million years. Much study...Show More Summary
Image. Warner Bros. It's been nearly 15 years since one of video games' most iconic heroines, Lara Croft, hit the big screen... rather unsuccessfully. Now she's back in the form of a new reboot, and this time the tombs Lara is raiding are looking deadlier than ever. More »
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Heavy rains battered India's financial hub for the second time in weeks causing massive disruption at the country's second busiest airport and forcing authorities to shut down schools and colleges.
ANAHEIM — As the Angels try to claw into the playoffs for the first time since 2014, they were bitten by a remnant of that last postseason team. Trying to add depth to the bullpen for the playoff run three year ago, the Angels made a minor trade to get Vinnie Pestano from the Cleveland […]
Steam has added a new option to view how a game's user reviews have changed over time as a measure to counter "review bombing". "Review bombing" is when a mob of users downvote a game for reasons outside of the game itself. Beyond simply...Show More Summary
Sucks to be Avril Lavigne right now! Why?? Well, on Tuesday, McAfee announced that the Complicated singer's name generates the most "dangerous" search results on the web. Whomp, whomp! Related: Avril Performs Live For The First Time In THREE YEARS The computer security software company utilized McAfee WebAdvisor to determine the number of risky sites that popped [...]
The Financial Times reports that Amazon is embarking on a difficult journey: it’s developing smart glasses that tether to your phone and allow you to invoke and interact with the company’s Alexa voice assistant. It isn’t clear exactly why they have to be glasses, since Alexa primarily listens for voice commands and responds vocally as well. Show More Summary
Talk about the high holidays! A Canadian marijuana grower said Tuesday that its medical pot had been certified by an Ottawa rabbi — the first time in the country that ganja was ruled kosher, the Ottawa Citizen reported. The certification merges two key Jewish values, said Rabbi Levy Teitlebaum,...
For many of us in the Ceramic Arts Network community, making pottery is something we wished we were doing more often. We work hard to squeeze studio time in each … The post A Pottery Paycheck: Expert Insights into Making a Living as a Potter appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Poor Mass Effect. Andromeda. It's copped plenty of beatings this year already, but that didn't stop a cheeky JB Hi-Fi staffer from putting the foot in one last time. More »