Doug the Pug terrorizes youngsters with cuteness for Halloween


Halloween is close to, so all issues scary, bizarre and creepy are out in full pressure.

So it is solely becoming that our favourite terrifying (learn: cute) canine, Doug the Pug, took to his native park to provide some youngsters a fright.

Outcomes of tried scares have been combined.

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HP Sprout is probably the most revolutionary PC shortly


It is exhausting to seek out the phrases to explain the funky however artistic HP Sprout system, however let's give it a go: it is a desktop pc with a projector that scans bodily gadgets, turns them digital in a number of seconds and permits you to manipulate the pictures utilizing your fingers

Boiled down: It is a mix of what we already know — the usual pc, letting you examine e mail, surf the online, write paperwork and so forth — with a contact of the longer term, notably within the type of having a "contact mat" as an alternative of a standard keyboard and the power to immediately make 3D objects into scans

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This tremendous-brief ‘Agent Carter’ promo has us extra excited than it ought to


Fifteen seconds — that is all we get on this first micro-teaser for Marvel's Agent Carter

So, how is it that we're nonetheless so excited?

It might be Hayley Atwell's gun-wielding badassery. As a result of that by no means fails to offer us chills.

It might be her expression in that elevator — the one that claims, "I can kick your butt with out even disturbing the hat on my head."

It may be that once we went to the Marvel event yesterday, we have been all doused with invisible odorless fuel that causes hysteria each time the Marvel emblem seems earlier than our eyes Read more...

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That is how a lifeless physique decomposes within the ocean


When a lifeless physique decomposes within the ocean, scientists know little about what occurs to it. To seek out out, some researchers carried out an uncommon experiment that concerned dropping pig carcasses into the ocean and watching them on video.

A lot of human bodies end up in the sea, whether or not on account of accidents, suicides or from being deliberately dumped there, however no one actually is aware of what occurs to them, stated Gail Anderson, a forensic entomologist at Simon Fraser College in Canada who led the weird research.

Anderson and her workforce acquired an opportunity to seek out out, utilizing the Victoria Experimental Community Underneath the Sea (VENUS), an underwater laboratory that permits scientists to take video and different measurements by way of the Web. With that gear, all they wanted was a physique Read more...

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Leaked worker passwords open up Fortune 500 corporations to hackers


It is one factor when your iCloud account with private pictures will get hacked. It is one other when your Fortune 500 firm has a knowledge breach as a result of your workplace credentials have been leaked on-line.

At 221 of the Fortune 500 corporations, Fortune journal's record of the the highest 500 U.S. public firms ranked by gross income, staff' credentials are posted publicly on-line for hackers to steal and reuse in cyberattacks, based on new research from the online intelligence agency Recorded Future.

Firms, particularly extremely delicate targets like Fortune 500 corporations, spend an ideal deal on securing their networks towards hackers, however that could possibly be for naught if an worker carelessly makes use of his workplace credentials to join, say, a gaming discussion board. Read more...

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International groundwater disaster might worsen because the world warms


From India to Texas, individuals are quickly depleting their beneficial shops of groundwater — resulting in the likelihood that aquifers could also be emptied inside many years, a NASA researcher has warned

In a commentary revealed Wednesday within the journal Nature Local weather Change, Jay Famiglietti, who has helped lead using a NASA satellite tv for pc system to detect groundwater modifications all over the world, warned of dramatic penalties to return if modifications are usually not made to the best way that societies handle water provides.

Presently, Famiglietti informed Mashable, administration of worldwide groundwater shops is insufficient to nonexistent, as governments concentrate on regulating floor water provides whereas tapping underground aquifers as a lot as they need to. Read more...

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An Interview With Alex Blumberg, Public Radio Journalist Turned Entrepreneur

alexb When you’ve listened to public radio in any respect prior to now decade you’ll acknowledge the voice of Alex Blumberg. A part of the adenoidal-voice-superb-tales class of broadcasters, Blumberg labored on This American Life and the superb Planet Cash the place he defined complicated subjects in succinct methods. Now he’s an entrepreneur making an attempt to construct his personal podcasting empire by altering the… Read More

Beyonce-Taylor Swift mashup is a nationwide treasure


When Beyonce handed off the microphone to Taylor Swift on the 2009 Video Music Awards, for reasons we can never forget, the 2 shaped an excellent secret and particular bond unknown to us plebes. So secret, in truth, that we have hardly seen the 2 singers work together in public since then.

However fortunately, somebody on the Web is retaining the dream of a Tay-Bey friendship alive, beginning with this pleasant mashup of Beyonce's "XO" and Swift's "Out of the Woods."

The monitor lays Bey's vocals over Swift's synth-heavy backing monitor, and it is a match made in pop heaven. Though we might have favored to listen to extra Tay on the monitor, it is exhausting (or, in case you are a Beygency believer, unlawful) to argue with extra Beyonce. Read more...

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Home windows steps up its recreation: Operating eight.1 on a 5K Retina iMac


Once I was reviewing the brand new 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K, I could not assist however marvel at how properly Apple's scaling know-how labored and the way almost each single app I put in was optimized for Retina. Which in fact, introduced up the inevitable query: How would Home windows deal with a 5120 x 2880 show?

To seek out out, I loaded up Boot Camp and put in Home windows eight.1 on our evaluation iMac to try the expertise

I used to be interested in this as a result of the final time I reviewed Home windows eight.1 beneath 4K — again in March — utilizing an Asus PQ321Q 4K display, the expertise was combined. Read more...

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Comcast Agrees To $50M Settlement In Overcharging Case

Philadelphia skyline Comcast has agreed to a $50 million settlement to a case relating to clients within the Philadelphia space. The lawsuit was filed greater than a decade in the past. Comcast continues to disclaim the allegations. The unique case failed earlier than the Supreme Courtroom, resulting in a discount in its scale. The $50 million features a $sixteen.7 million money quantity, and $33.three million in “Settlement Credit” that… Read More