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  • newChrome 64 Beta Adds Sitewide Audio Muting, Pop-Up Blocker, Windows 10 HDR Video
    Chrome 64 is now in beta and it has several new features over version 63. In addition to a stronger pop-up blocker and support for HDR video playback when Windows 10 is in HDR mode, Chrome 64 features sitewide audio muting to block sound when navigat…
    - 30 mins ago, 16 Dec 17, 7:00am -
  • newThe Science That's Never Been Cited
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Nature: One widely repeated estimate, reported in a controversial article in Science in 1990, suggests that more than half of all academic articles remain uncited five years after their publication. Scientists…
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Dec 17, 3:30am -
  • newMozilla Slipped a 'Mr. Robot'-Promo Plugin Into Firefox and Users Are Pissed
    MarcAuslander shares a report from Gizmodo: Mozilla sneaked a browser plugin that promotes Mr. Robot into Firefox -- and managed to piss off a bunch of its privacy-conscious users in the process. The extension, called Looking Glass, is intended to pr…
    - 7 hours ago, 16 Dec 17, 12:45am -
  • newGoogle Is Shutting Down Project Tango
    Google announced that it is ending support for Project Tango, the company's first attempt to bring a solid augmented-reality experience to the average user. The project used an array of cameras and sensors to accurately map 3D areas, causing the devi…
    - 7 hours ago, 16 Dec 17, 12:03am -
  • newFacebook Admits that Some Social Media Use Can Be Harmful
    In a new installment of its "Hard Questions" series, Facebook acknowledged on Friday that social media can have negative effects on people, depending on how they use it. From a report: This might be the first public acknowledgment from the company th…
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 11:20pm -
  • newCoinbase Wants Wall Street To Resolve Its Bitcoin Trust Issues
    In an effort to use digital money to reinvent finance, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is trying to legitimize itself by convincing big money managers to trust it enough to trade on its exchange. They need to "reassure regulators that bitcoin isn't…
    - 9 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 10:40pm -
  • newISPs Won't Promise To Treat All Traffic Equally After Net Neutrality
    An anonymous reader writes: The FCC voted to put an end to net neutrality, giving internet providers free rein to deliver service at their own discretion. There's really only one condition here: internet providers will have to disclose their policies…
    - 10 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 10:00pm -
  • newNVIDIA Titan V Benchmarks Show Volta GPU Compute, Mining and Gaming Strength
    MojoKid shares a report from Hot Hardware: Although NVIDIA officially unveiled its Volta-based GV100 GPU a few months ago, the NVIDIA TITAN V featuring the GV100 began shipping just this past week. The card targets a very specific audience and is des…
    - 10 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 9:20pm -
  • newNorway Becomes First Country To Switch Off FM Radio
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Local Norway: Norway on Wednesday completed its transition to digital radio, becoming the first country in the world to shut down national broadcasts of its FM radio network despite some grumblings. As sch…
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 8:40pm -
  • newCanadian Cellphone Bills Are Some of the Highest In the World, Says Report
    Freshly Exhumed shares a report from Straight: A report released this week by the Ministry of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development (ISED) confirms that Canada ranks among the top three most costly countries for mobile wireless plans. Compari…
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 8:03pm -
  • newLock Out: the Austrian Hotel That Was Hacked Four Times
    AmiMoJo shares a BBC report: Christoph Brandstatter is managing director of the four-star Seehotel, Jagerwirt, in Austria's Alps. His hotel's electronic door locks and other systems were hacked for ransom four times, between December 2016 and January…
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 7:20pm -
  • newFeds Moving Quickly To Cash in on Seized Bitcoin, Now Worth $8.4 Million
    A federal judge in Utah has agreed to let the US government sell off a seized cache of over 513 bitcoins (BTC) and 512 Bitcoin Cash (BCH). At current prices, that would yield approximately $8.4 million for the bitcoins and nearly $1 million for the B…
    - 13 hours ago, 15 Dec 17, 6:40pm -

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    • The Walker Art Center and Sculpture Garden, Minneapolis, Minnesota
      I was in Minnesota for only a moment – I’d been invited to speak at the Rain Taxi book festival on a panel with some delightful people, and despite the brevity of the trip, I still found myself with an afternoon free to roam the city. I asked the…
      - 3 days ago, 12 Dec 17, 10:04pm -
    • Bar Luce: A Wes Anderson Designed Cafe in Milan, Italy
      I am not the first to discover Bar Luce. Designed by filmmaker Wes Anderson, it opened in 2015 and I did not learn of its existence until 2017, which is a lifetime in the world of the hip and the trendy. It sits on the outskirts of Milan, crowded wit…
      - 8 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 3:20pm -
    • The Monkeys of Gibraltar
      Note: We were in Spain last spring, but work on the book meant that I haven’t gotten around to blogging about a lot of the places we visited. In keeping with the better-late-than-never mindset that characterizes much of my life, I’m finally writi…
      - 38 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 11:30pm -
    • Yellow Invisalign, Floor M&Ms, and Why the Neighbors Hate Us.
      After 7 years of living in the same quirky little corner of Seattle, Rand and I moved across town to a bigger place in a smaller neighborhood. One would think, after literally years spent at careers that requires us to constantly move from one place…
      - 52 days ago, 25 Oct 17, 5:44pm -
    • I Have Written About Currywurst, My Love.
      “You never wrote about the curry plane.” “The … the curry plane?” He nods, pouting. I am confused. “Like, a plane of existence that consists of … curry?” I ask, hoping for clarification. He is annoyed. “The curry plane.” “The cu…
      - 72 days ago, 5 Oct 17, 2:58pm -
    • The Faded Glory of Route 66
      My immigrant parents, while bestowing upon me the gift of worldliness, with their accents and many passports and the ease with which they code-switched, yelling at one another in English, German, Italian, and Russian, left a glaring omission in my ch…
      - 73 days ago, 4 Oct 17, 4:54pm -
    • I Visited The Birthplace of the Atom Bomb. Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Bradbury Science Museum, New Mexico.
      Rand’s work had brought us to New Mexico for the very first time, and in a few weeks, we’d be in Japan. The timing was unintentional but it felt like my path was already set. If I was going to walk through Hiroshima, now long rebuilt, I couldn’…
      - 73 days ago, 3 Oct 17, 9:48pm -
    • The History of the Atom Bomb, WWII, and A Case of Infinite Hindsight
      When things go badly, I often look back and retrace the steps that were taken – by me, by my loved ones, by the electorate of Wisconsin, to see where things went awry. I do this with tragedies small and large, historical and current day, tracing th…
      - 81 days ago, 26 Sep 17, 6:34pm -

    ProBlogger.net

    • How to Use Numbers Effectively in Your Blog Posts
      You’re a blogger, so hopefully you feel confident working with words. But words alone aren’t enough. Even if you haven’t been blogging for long (or are yet to start), you’ve probably noticed numbers coming up a lot in other people’s posts.…
      - 4 days ago, 12 Dec 17, 1:00pm -
    • 220: What You Should Include in Your Email Newsletters
      What You Should Include in Your Email Newsletters (and Answers to 4 FAQs About Email) Do you email your blog readers regularly? Maybe you put ‘set up email newsletter’ on your ‘someday’ list ages ago, but still haven’t done it. Or maybe you…
      - 5 days ago, 11 Dec 17, 8:00am -
    • How to Use Lists Effectively in Your Blog Posts
      I expect you’re already familiar with the ‘list post’. Even if you’ve never written one, you’ll have read plenty – such as Nicole Avery’s recent post on 5 Tips to Help You Consume Content More Productively. Some sites, including List 25…
      - 11 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 1:00pm -
    • 219: I’d like to Feature YOU on the ProBlogger Podcast
      An Invitation for YOU to Be Featured on the ProBlogger Podcast Today’s podcast is a little different. It’s an invitation for YOU to be featured in an upcoming episode of the ProBlogger podcast. Early next year we’ll be releasing a brand new fr…
      - 12 days ago, 4 Dec 17, 8:00am -
    • Case Study: The 30-Minute Habit That Transformed Kelly’s Blog
      Today on the blog we have a case study from one of our readers. Or rather one of our podcast listeners, as it was a tip in a particular podcast that spurred on today’s guest author to make some significant changes to her blog over the course of a y…
      - 18 days ago, 28 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
    • 218: How to Set Smart Blogging Goals for the New Year
      Using the SMART Approach to Set Your Blogging Goals for 2018   It’s that time of year where many of us are reviewing the year gone by and setting our blogging goals for 2018. Goal setting is really important in any venture. Without goals, your ac…
      - 19 days ago, 27 Nov 17, 8:00am -
    • ProBlogger Guide to Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals for Bloggers
      Whether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving or not, for many the frenzied sale activity on the weekend following Thanksgiving - from Black Friday to Cyber Monday - does present a great opportunity to take advantage of some incredible deals on things th…
      - 23 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 11:25am -
    • How to Edit Your Blog Posts Like a Pro
      It’s every blogger’s worst nightmare. Your latest post gets shared by a big-name blogger, and you start getting lots of traffic. Hurrah! But then someone sends you an email (or worse, leaves a comment) pointing out a glaring mistake in the first…
      - 25 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 1:00pm -

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      • The Best in May Brain News
        Discover the latest May brain news and research in our latest monthly digest. Psych Central : Early Life Brain Stimulation Linked to Robust Mental Health Looking to combat cognitive decline? A new study has found that brain stimulating activities li…
        - 17 May 17, 12:00pm -
      • New Brain Game of The Month: Play Pathfinder For Free!
        We’re happy to introduce our New Brain Game of the Month, Pathfinder! It’s a Premium visual-spatial game. Test your skills with this exciting brain game in our app or on Fitbrains.com. Designed by neuroscientists and game experts, you’ll love P…
        - 3 May 17, 12:00pm -
      • New Brain Game of The Month: Try Tap Targets For Free!
        We’re thrilled to introduce our New Brain Game of the Month, Tap Targets! Are you up for a challenge? Designed by neuroscientists and game experts, Tap Targets is not only addictive but rewarding. Try this latest speed of thinking game anytime, any…
        - 21 Apr 17, 10:25am -
      • Socializing This Easter: The Fun Easy Brain Boost!
        Did you know that socializing with friends and family during a holiday like Easter is a great way to boost your mental, emotional and physical health? Maintaining connections with friends and family is one of the easiest ways to provide a novel envir…
        - 15 Apr 17, 1:30pm -
      • The Diet Secret To Eat Your Way To A Healthy Brain!
        Diets – love them or hate them? Most of us hate them. But, did you know that there’s a diet that’s not only good for your brain but easy to follow? Yes, that’s right. In fact, there are 2 according to US News and World Report’s yearly ranki…
        - 27 Mar 17, 4:55pm -
      • New Brain Game of The Month: Play Grow Words For Free!
        We’re delighted to introduce our New Brain Game of the Month, Grow Words! It’s a Premium language game. What better way to work your linguistic skills than with an exciting game? Get a headstart into Spring from now until mid March with unlimited…
        - 10 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
      • Want To Get Better Brain Function For Life? Here’s How.
        Do you want your brain to perform at its best, in the present and in the future? How can you achieve this? Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a study of 17 “superagers,” seniors who have the brain function of 20 year olds…
        - 24 Feb 17, 1:00pm -
      • How To Get Someone To Fall & Stay In Love With You
        Are you going to be one of the 61.8% people who celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one? Whether you’re in love or not, your feelings stem from your brain and not your heart. Yes, that’s right. On average, it takes the human mind 1.5 to 4…
        - 14 Feb 17, 1:00pm -
      • New Game of The Month: Try Roshambo For Free!
        We’re excited to introduce February’s New Game of the Month! Here’s an early Valentine’s gift for you. From now until Feb. 15, get unlimited access to this exclusive Premium game for free! Engage and stimulate your logic skills. Are you up f…
        - 9 Feb 17, 1:00pm -
      • Brain Hacks To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions
        As the end of January looms around the corner, will you be one of the 58% of people who will stick to their New Year’s resolutions after the first month? According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, more 90% of us break them. It’s not jus…
        - 17 Jan 17, 10:33am -
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