San Francisco introduces urine-repellent partitions that pee proper again at you

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Public urination is such an issue in San Francisco that the town's Public Works Division is hoping to curb the difficulty by introducing a particular paint with a repellent floor that makes urine splash proper again onto the offending reliever.

After an announcement in March asking residents to weigh in on the place to check it, the pee-reflecting paint has now been launched at 9 metropolis partitions in places deemed widespread amongst public urinators

Public urination has been an extended-standing difficulty within the metropolis — a 2002 law meant to ban it has seen little success, regardless of the $50-$200 payment Read more...

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Jack Dorsey to Kim Kardashian: Edited tweets are a ‘nice concept’

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If Twitter ever introduces the power to edit tweets, you possibly can thank Kim Kardashian.

As numerous others have finished earlier than her, Mrs. West on Friday night time determined complain about Twitter. In contrast to most, nevertheless, she truly emailed the service moderately than merely tweeting about her issues. Apparently irritated that she had tweeted a spelling mistake, forcing her to delete the tweet and ship it once more, she advised giving customers the power to make corrections to present tweets.

Though Kim used surprisingly logic in sending her complaints on to Twitter, she nonetheless tweeted her suggestion, which shortly garnered a lot of help within the type of hundreds of retweets and favorites. Read more...

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Why Amazon And Entrepreneurs Are Bullish On Mexico

shutterstock_275639303 Think about a rustic with one hundred million cell phones, however simply 15 % of residents have a bank card. A rustic the place greater than half of the inhabitants is beneath age 27, however lower than half has Web entry. That, in a nutshell, underscores the alternatives and challenges for innovators and buyers evaluating Mexico’s rising innovation financial system. Read More

12 TV present pitches centered round a feminine engineering hero

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Illustration issues, and The Paley Middle of Media is aware of it — they've narrowed down 12 finalists with nice concepts for a present to encourage the subsequent era of feminine engineers.

On Tuesday, a panel of judges that embrace actress America Ferrera and CSI creator Anthony E. Zuiker will select 5 winners to pair up with a mentor to develop their concepts right into a TV present that includes a feminine engineer as a protagonist.

The panel additionally consists of Gabrielle Neimand (head of Take Fountain Productions), Clayton Krueger (coexecutive producer of 3001: The Ultimate Odyssey), Lori McCreary (government producer of Madam Secretary) and Roberto Orci (government producer of Scorpion and the Star Trek movies),&#one hundred sixty;all of whom may have&#one hundred sixty;the onerous process of whittling down these pitches to 5 winners. Read more...

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Scientists uncover true explanation for mysterious explosion on Rhode Island seashore

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The reason for the beforehand mysterious seashore explosion — which despatched a lady flying 10 ft out of her seashore chair — has been decided

The freakish incident occurred on June eleven at Salty Brine Seashore in Rhode Island. Opposite to earlier hypothesis that it was a methane explosion brought on by decaying seaweed, scientists from The College of Rhode Island Graduate Faculty of Oceanography have decided that it was brought on by an deserted copper cable beforehand utilized by the USA Coast Guard. The corrosion of the copper cable induced a construct-up of hydrogen fuel to combust, in response to a press release. Read more...

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Qualtrics, In The Billion-Greenback Membership, However Nonetheless An Outsider

qualtrics-ryan-smith Qualtrics, whose¬†on-line survey analysis platforms assist greater than eight,000 enterprise clients higher perceive each their staff and their clients, is somewhat uncommon for lots of causes. For starters, it’s based mostly in Provo, Utah, a state that has attracted greater than $1 billion in enterprise funding during the last 18 months but stays removed from Silicon Valley’s bustling tech scene. Read More

Aladdin forged grants shock want for 1 millionth visitor

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One fortunate couple acquired upgraded to an entire new world once they went to see Aladdin on Broadway.

Upon checking in with their tickets, the couple was handled to an excellent announcement that they (nicely, considered one of them) was the present's 1 millionth visitor — however the magic did not finish there. They have been upgraded to orchestra seats, given champagne and acquired a free ticket to Italy with their very personal villa!

Watch the thrill on their faces, then attempt to not really feel sorry for the visitors who got here proper after them.

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Aladdin forged grants shock want for 1 millionth visitor

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One fortunate couple received upgraded to an entire new world once they went to see Aladdin on Broadway.

Upon checking in with their tickets, the couple was handled to an excellent announcement that they (properly, considered one of them) was the present's 1 millionth visitor — however the magic did not finish there. They have been upgraded to orchestra seats, given champagne and acquired a free ticket to Italy with their very personal villa!

Watch the thrill on their faces, then attempt to not really feel sorry for the friends who got here proper after them.

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Teen stampedes are a factor of the previous at Vidcon

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ANAHEIM, California — Simply final yr, you could not make it throughout the Anaheim Conference Middle foyer with out getting swept up in a Vidcon custom: the teenager stampede

Of the greater than 20,000 individuals who come right here to see their favourite YouTube stars, the overwhelming majority are teen women. And from their fervor sprang one spontaneous bum-rush after one other — one fan would spot a mark, begin operating and shrieking, and the horde would comply with (whether or not they knew who they have been chasing or not).

SEE ALSO: YouTube redesigns app, will open creator spaces in Toronto and Mumbai

This is what occurred when "The Fault in Our Stars writer," YouTuber and Vidcon co-founder John Inexperienced got here by way of in 2014: Read more...

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Teen stampedes are a factor of the previous at Vidcon

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ANAHEIM, California — Simply final yr, you could not make it throughout the Anaheim Conference Middle foyer with out getting swept up in a Vidcon custom: the teenager stampede

Of the greater than 20,000 individuals who come right here to see their favourite YouTube stars, the overwhelming majority are teen women. And from their fervor sprang one spontaneous bum-rush after one other — one fan would spot a mark, begin operating and shrieking, and the horde would comply with (whether or not they knew who they have been chasing or not).

SEE ALSO: YouTube redesigns app, will open creator spaces in Toronto and Mumbai

This is what occurred when "The Fault in Our Stars writer," YouTuber and Vidcon co-founder John Inexperienced got here by way of in 2014: Read more...

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