Unusual Furniture Design: Couch-Based Computer Platforms for Gaming

The popularity of computer gaming has spilled into furniture design, as seen in the CyberOne Gaming Desk and the rather extreme Ultimate Gaming Bed. Both of those things were arguably tweaks of existing furniture forms. But this Couchmaster object is in its own category.It was in … | Continue reading

@core77.com | 29 minutes ago

Computer Repair Technicians Are Stealing Your Data

Laptop technicians routinely violate the privacy of the people whose computers they repair: Researchers at University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, recovered logs from laptops after receiving overnight repairs from 12 commercial shops. The logs showed that technicians from six of … | Continue reading

@schneier.com | 34 minutes ago

Living With Grizzlies As Neighbors

For some, a place doesn't feel truly wild without brown bears. | Continue reading

@adventure-journal.com | 48 minutes ago

Implementing pull-to-refresh in React with Tailwind CSS

Learn how to implement a custom pull-to-refresh feature in React, using Tailwind CSS for styling and overflow behavior. The post Implementing pull-to-refresh in React with Tailwind CSS appeared first on LogRocket Blog. | Continue reading

@blog.logrocket.com | 48 minutes ago

Good discussion on last week’s ATP about Mastodon, apps, ActivityPub, moderation, and many more potential issues as everyone figures out what to do post-Twitter. | Continue reading

@manton.org | 57 minutes ago

Sociability genes found in some spiders

A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, Texas Tech University, Cornell University and Australian National University has found similar genes between species of spiders that have some degree of sociability. They have published their paper in the journal Nature Com … | Continue reading

@phys.org | 59 minutes ago

Oceanic+ for the Apple Watch Ultra Arriving Today

Source: Apple. Oceanic+, the dive computer app for the Apple Watch Ultra that was previewed at Apple’s September press event will be available today. The app, developed by Huish Outdoors in collaboration with Apple, takes advantage of the Ultra’s depth gauge and water temperature … | Continue reading

@macstories.net | 1 hour ago

Kbase Article of the Week: Mac OS: How to Move the Control Strip

Apple Support, on the Control Strip: To move the Control Strip: Press and hold down the Option key. Drag the tab at the end of the Control Strip. If you drag it more than halfway across the display, the Control Strip moves to the other edge. If you have more than one display, you … | Continue reading

@512pixels.net | 1 hour ago

Strange World Is Expected To Lose Disney $100 Million In Its Theatrical Run

You know how the saying goes: If you build it, they will come. So when a studio does the exact opposite of "build it," well, I guess we can't be too surprised by the inevitable outcome. The release of "Strange World" (you can read /Film's review by Josh Spiegel here) should've be … | Continue reading

@slashfilm.com | 1 hour ago

Meta fined €265M for not protecting Facebook users' data from scrapers

Meta has been fined €265 million ($275.5 million) by the Irish data protection commission (DPC) for a massive 2021 Facebook data leak exposing the information of hundreds of million users worldwide. [...] | Continue reading

@bleepingcomputer.com | 1 hour ago

Australia falls short in Great Barrier Reef efforts: experts

Despite warnings, Australia's efforts to save the Great Barrier Reef still fall short of protecting the world's largest coral reef system from pollution and climate change, experts said Monday. | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

Hawaii volcano, world's largest, erupts for first time in decades

Hawaii's Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano in the world, has erupted for the first time in nearly 40 years, US authorities said, as emergency crews went on alert early Monday. | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

Leading plastics scientists call for inclusion of all associated chemicals in global plastics treaty

Plastic pollution is a global health and environmental problem, with serious social and economic consequences. Without political intervention, the amount of plastic waste in the environment is expected to double by 2030 to around 53 million tons per year, according to the UNEP. U … | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

New kind of tropical cyclone identified in the Indian Ocean

Flinders University oceanography experts have described a new kind of cyclone in the Indian Ocean near Sumatra after observing satellite surface winds in the region. | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

His Dark Materials Season 3 Review: The War On Heaven Reaches Its Conclusion In A Confident And Epic Final Season

"His Dark Materials" has finally come into its own. It took a few stumbles and big swings, but the fantasy series has reached the heights that it was reaching for throughout its first and second seasons — and it only took a little divine intervention. "His Dark Materials" was alw … | Continue reading

@slashfilm.com | 1 hour ago

Quinta Brunson Starred in Philly’s Thanksgiving Parade

And BRIGHTLY. The post Quinta Brunson Starred in Philly’s Thanksgiving Parade first appeared on Go Fug Yourself. | Continue reading

@gofugyourself.com | 1 hour ago

Astronomers inspect two galactic open clusters

Using the Tubitak National Observatory (TUG) and ESA's Gaia satellite, Turkish astronomers have inspected Berkeley 68 and Stock 20—two galactic open clusters. Results of the study, presented November 17 on the arXiv pre-print server, deliver important insights into the nature and … | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

Training workshop on 3D Printing at INCULTUM Pilot in Greece

the event was organized to share knowledge about 3D printing, addressed to the local community, stakeholders of the area, employees of the Public library of Konitsa and visitors of Konitsa. On Friday September 9th 2022, in the context of INCULTUM Pilot 7 Aoos the shared river, th … | Continue reading

@digitalmeetsculture.net | 1 hour ago

Seagrass crucial to stemming the tide of coastal erosion

The sea devours large tracts of land when storms wash sand out to sea from the coast. A new study involving a researcher from the University of Gothenburg has shown that seagrass can reduce cliff erosion by up to 70% thanks to its root mats binding the sand. | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

The Forger Who Saved 1000s of Jews From the Nazis

During the German occupation of France, teenager Adolfo Kaminsky forged thousands of documents for Jews about to be deported to concentration camps. He worked at a shop that dyed clothes and a Jewish resistance cell recruited him because he knew how to remove ink stains, a skill … | Continue reading

@kottke.org | 1 hour ago

Creamy White Chicken Chili

This creamy White Chicken Chili is fast, easy, and extra cozy for those cold fall and winter nights. The leftovers are great, too! The post Creamy White Chicken Chili appeared first on Budget Bytes. | Continue reading

@budgetbytes.com | 1 hour ago

Sponsor: Audio Hijack from Rogue Amoeba

Record any audio, with Audio Hijack. Whether you want to save audio from individual applications like Safari or Skype, hardware audio devices like microphones and mixers, and even the entire system audio output, Audio Hijack can handle it. Simply put, if it can be heard on MacOS, … | Continue reading

@512pixels.net | 1 hour ago

A scalable quantum memory with a lifetime over 2 seconds and integrated error detection

Quantum memory devices can store data as quantum states instead of binary states, as classical computer memories do. While some existing quantum memory technologies have achieved highly promising results, several challenges will need to be overcome before they can be implemented … | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

Diving with the Apple Watch Ultra & Oceanic+ App: Everything You Need to Know

Huish Outdoors, in conjunction with Apple, has today launched the new Oceanic+ dive app for the Apple Watch Ultra. As you may remember, the Apple Watch Ultra has a built-in depth gauge hardware that’s certified to 40m/130ft. However, the also … Read More Here → | Continue reading

@dcrainmaker.com | 1 hour ago

How to fire projectiles through materials without breaking anything

When charged particles are shot through ultra-thin layers of material, sometimes spectacular micro-explosions occur, and sometimes the material remains almost intact. The reasons for this have now been explained by researchers at the TU Wien. | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

Team synthesizes multifunctional nanoparticle for diagnosis and treatment of glioma

A Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) collaborative research team has synthesized a nanoparticle named TRZD that can perform the dual function of diagnosing and treating glioma in the brain. It emits persistent luminescence for the diagnostic imaging of glioma tissues in vivo and … | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

The Cyber Monday 2022 Security, IT, VPN, & Antivirus Deals

Cyber Monday is here, and great deals are live in computer security, software, online courses, system admin services, antivirus, and VPN software. [...] | Continue reading

@bleepingcomputer.com | 1 hour ago

Tracking Earth's many new lakes and their emerging role in carbon emissions

The number of lakes on our planet has increased substantially in recent decades, according to a unique global survey of 3.4 million lakes that the University of Copenhagen has taken part in. There has been a particular increase in the number of small lakes, which unfortunately, e … | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

A Beautiful, Overkill Marker Design Finds Market Success

"We use permanent markers on a daily basis at the shop," writes mechanical engineer Daniel Bauen, who runs Georgia-based industrial design and manufacturing studio Soul Built. Bauen ticks off the pain points of standard markers: "I don't enjoy having to remove the cap every time … | Continue reading

@core77.com | 1 hour ago

The first potent COQ8 inhibitor targets ubiquinone biosynthesis

A new collaborative study from the University of Eastern Finland, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Wisconsin–Madison, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Promega Corporation discloses the discovery and application of a new chemical probe to select … | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

Researchers certify device-independent genuine multipartite entanglement

Prof. Li Chuanfeng, Prof. Huang Yunfeng, Prof. Chen Geng, and their colleagues from Prof. Guo Guangcan's group at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), collaborating with Swiss academicians, have certified device-indepe … | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

Where does this quote come from? “I don’t trust anything until it runs. In fact, I don’t trust anything until it runs twice.”

Google the above quote and you’ll see it attributed to me. And it does sound like the kind of thing I might say. But I don’t recall actually having ever said it, and a search does not turn up any … Continue reading → | Continue reading

@statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu | 1 hour ago

Open Relaxing Zone, Tbilisi, Georgia

The Wall Design Studio has completed the design for the Open relaxing zone of a private house in Tbilisi, Georgia with an area of 35 sq.m. Continue reading | Continue reading

@homeworlddesign.com | 1 hour ago

Christina Ricci Didn't Know What She Was Getting Into Going Into Yellowjackets

What would Stephen King and Gillian Flynn get if they wrote a story together? My bet is that it would look a lot like "Yellowjackets." The Showtime series bounces between two timelines. In 1996, the "Yellowjackets" high school soccer team is stranded in the Canadian wilderness af … | Continue reading

@slashfilm.com | 1 hour ago

Oatmeal Cookies with Cherries and Ginger

The original recipe is a family treasure for a little community in Maine. READ MORE... | Continue reading

@thekitchn.com | 1 hour ago

Jamie Zawinski: Do Not Use Services That Hate The Internet. This is where I say that Micro.blog is made by people who love the web. It’s possible for app-only networks (see: Glass) to evolve to work with the web, but it’s easier to start with open, web-first platforms. | Continue reading

@manton.org | 1 hour ago

An Orchard Tour at Brogdale Farm in Faversham

We’d been to Brogdale Farm, Kent, for some of their summer events and had a train ride around the Orchard with the children when they were younger, but we’d never been on a guided Orchard... | Continue reading

@baldhiker.com | 1 hour ago

Researchers find positive legacy effects after grassland droughts

Global climate-change-induced extreme droughts are increasing in grasslands worldwide. Severe droughts not only reduce current-year grassland productivity substantially, but also have a legacy effect on productivity in subsequent years. Such drought legacies can greatly affect th … | Continue reading

@phys.org | 1 hour ago

Great to see 2 new plug-ins recently available on Micro.blog: “Cards Theme” by @ericgregorich, which styles posts with an outline like separate cards; and “Bookshelf shortcode” by @kottkrig, for making a page that includes one or more bookshelves. | Continue reading

@manton.org | 1 hour ago

US bans sales of Huawei, Hikvision, ZTE, and Dahua equipment

The United States government, through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has banned the sale of equipment from Chinese telecommunications and video surveillance vendor Huawei, ZTE, Hytera, Hikvision, and Dahua due "unacceptable risks to national security". [...] | Continue reading

@bleepingcomputer.com | 2 hours ago

Collaborating away

Collaborating away: Ideas like the shower. Ideas like our pillows. Ideas like commutes. Ideas like walks. Ideas like the morning, or late nights. Ideas like daydreams. Ideas like you doing something else so they can surprise you. Ideas aren’t contained. They aren’t located. They … | Continue reading

@turnings.phrasewise.com | 2 hours ago

Word of the week: Trashion

I’m late to trashion, a portmanteau of trash and fashion that has been cycling around for nearly two decades. It wasn’t until I read the November 11 “Open Thread” newsletter from Vanessa Friedman (no relation), chief fashion critic of the New York Times, that the word, and the ph … | Continue reading

@nancyfriedman.typepad.com | 2 hours ago

Controlling nematode worm behavior using two different light-sensitive proteins called opsins

Is it possible to control an animal's or a cell's behavior using light? In recent years, remarkable progress in optogenetics has been made as research methods come close to realizing this goal. | Continue reading

@phys.org | 2 hours ago

Embedding depth

In "Trends" (3/27/2022) I compared the distributions of sentence lengths in Ernest Hemingway's A Moveable Feast and Ursula K. Le Guin's The Wave in the Mind. The background, and some of the conclusions, can be found in the slides for my SHEL12 presentation. Hemingway is known for … | Continue reading

@languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu | 2 hours ago

As a Sibling to a Brother With a Disability

One day, a friend asked me “what is the hardest part of being a sibling to a brother with a disability?” Without hesitation I quickly answered, living in fear. Still to this day, even at 38 years old, I have the same exact fear as I did in my sunflower decorated room when I was e … | Continue reading

@findingcoopersvoice.com | 2 hours ago

Using the React Testing Library debug method

Learn how to use the React Testing Library debug method to identify and analyze test errors, making it easy to debug your code. The post Using the React Testing Library debug method appeared first on LogRocket Blog. | Continue reading

@blog.logrocket.com | 2 hours ago

Strange World Directors Don Hall And Qui Nguyen On Its 'Lucious, Epic Score' And That Big Reveal [Exclusive Interview]

Disney Animation's "Strange World" is now in theaters, and the movie about three generations of the Clade family finding themselves in a land unlike anything they've ever seen makes for a delightful film to see with your own family over the Thanksgiving holiday. If you've seen "S … | Continue reading

@slashfilm.com | 2 hours ago

Aw, Some Sauce!

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@cakewrecks.com | 2 hours ago