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We can't recycle black plastic, but now we can use its carbon for renewable energy

We can't recycle black plastic, but now we can use its carbon for renewable energy

8 hours ago   |   The Next Web

The big problem with plastics is that though they last for a very long time, most are thrown away after only one use. Since plastics were invented in the 1950s, about 8,300m...
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Virtual visits: how Finland is coping with an ageing population | Sarah Johnson

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Online lunch clubs are the start of a remote care revolution to reduce the spiralling costs of caring for older people It's 11.30am on a midweek June morning in Helsinki...
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Life can theoretically exist in a 2D universe

Life can theoretically exist in a 2D universe

20 hours ago   |   The Next Web

The wild and wacky world of physics just keeps getting stranger. A UC Davis physicist recently published research demonstrating the possibility for complex lifeforms to exist...
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Patients' social media use can threaten the reliability of clinical trials

Patients' social media use can threaten the reliability of clinical trials

1 day ago   |   The Next Web

Testing new pharmaceutical treatments is a complicated process. Very often, participants have preferences or hopes, either about what the test should measure or about what the...
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L'Art de Dan Morison

L'Art de Dan Morison

1 day ago   |   Geek Art

Warhammer 30,000 Si vous connaissez mon compte Instagram papageek vous devez savoir que je suis un grand fan de l'univers de science-fiction de Warhammer 40,000. Ce wargame a...
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A hacker penetrated NASA's network using a $35 gadget from Amazon

A hacker penetrated NASA's network using a $35 gadget from Amazon

1 day ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

A hacker illegally accessed NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 2018 by targeting an off-the-shelf micro-computer called a Raspberry Pi. The breach was discovered in 2018, but...
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The best programming language to learn

2 days ago   |   InfoWorld   |   2 articles

Everyone is learning to write software these days. That means every school, MOOC, and training site needs to embrace a first language for the young Padawans. Some places, like...
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Everything you need to know about 5G conspiracy theories

Everything you need to know about 5G conspiracy theories

4 days ago   |   Android Central

They stem from the same folks that gave us groovy hits like "Vaccines cause Autism" and "Power lines are a global health threat" and you're too smart to fall for it this...
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New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers

4 days ago   |   The Next Web

Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can learn to match symbols and...
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Malaria won't be solved by feeding mosquitos sugar, researchers conclude

Malaria won't be solved by feeding mosquitos sugar, researchers conclude

4 days ago   |   The Next Web

The teasing temptation of a sugary treat can often get the better of us. But don't worry, we're not the only ones. The saccharine substance that our sweet tooth finds so hard...
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Google now lets you auto-delete your location history and activity data

Google now lets you auto-delete your location history and activity data

Available right now in the Google app for Android and iOS. What you need to know Google now allows users to auto-delete location history and web/app activity data. You can... Read more ...

Bitcoin ransomers claim second victory as Florida town pays $500,000

Bitcoin ransomers claim second victory as Florida town pays $500,000

A second town in Florida has paid over $500,000 in Bitcoin to hackers following a ransomware attack. Officials in Lake City paid the hackers after their computer systems were... Read more ...

Swedish court fines Facebook group admin for failing to delete hate speech

Swedish court fines Facebook group admin for failing to delete hate speech

Patrik Markström, an administrator of the Facebook group “Stå Upp För Sverige” , has been fined by a Swedish court for not regulating and deleting eight “grossly offensive... Read more ...

Mt. Gox founder facing lawsuit for losing 80,000 BTC

Mt. Gox founder facing lawsuit for losing 80,000 BTC

Serial entrepreneur Jed McCaleb, and creator of the now-defunct Mt. Gox, is facing a lawsuit over his handling of the failed cryptocurrency exchange. Former Mt. Gox traders... Read more ...

Razer drops streamer for tweeting ‘men are trash' in response to sexual...

Razer drops streamer for tweeting ‘men are trash' in response to sexual harassment

Gaming hardware brand Razer announced that it won't renew Gabriela Cattuzzo's contract, a popular Brazilianvideo game streamer with almost 90k followers on Twitch. The decision... Read more ...

Oppo reveals the world's first under-the-display selfie camera

Oppo reveals the world's first under-the-display selfie camera

Oppo just unveiled its first phone with under-the-display selfie camera at Mobile World Congress Shangai. A few weeks ago, the Chinese company had shown its concept of hosting... Read more ...

Cyber criminals steal $27M in Bitcoin by impersonating popular...

Cyber criminals steal $27M in Bitcoin by impersonating popular cryptocurrency exchange

Police agencies from the UK and the Netherlands have arrested six people in connection with the theft of €24 million worth of cryptocurrency. According to a statement, the gang... Read more ...

Vivo claims its new 120W tech can charge your phone in just 13 minutes

Vivo claims its new 120W tech can charge your phone in just 13 minutes

Vivo said it just showed off its new charging tech at Mobile World Congress Shangai that can juice up your phone in just 13 minutes. The Chinese phone maker said that phones... Read more ...

Linux Mint Challenges Windows 10 In Small Business Productivity Speed Tests

Linux Mint Challenges Windows 10 In Small Business Productivity Speed Tests

Forbes: Linux is typically less resource-hungry than Microsoft's Windows 10, and that gives it a distinct advantage on under-powered desktops and laptops. Read more ...

Social media bots no longer need to hide to be effective, says Facebook

Social media bots no longer need to hide to be effective, says Facebook

Internet bots are a touchy subject these days, especially when it comes to social media. How many of that celebrity's Twitter followers are real people, and how many are fake?... Read more ...