ShowBiz Minute: Brown, Baldwin, Clinton

From Associated Press. (23 Jan 2019) Chris Brown released from police custody following a rape complaint; Alec Baldwin due in court over parking dispute; Chelsea Clinton expecting third child. (Jan. 23) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP…

Hackspace Tour – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Nottingham Hackspace, or Nottinghack has starred in the background of numerous Computerphile videos, but what is a hack-space? We asked ‘Fire-pong’ and ‘Laser-cut Pipe Organ’ maker & Nottinghack Trustee Ian Dickinson for a tour. Links mentioned by Ian: Some Nottinghack projects: Fire Pong: https://youtu.be/T6EBe_5LxO8 Laser Cut Pipe Organ: https://youtu.be/-GC3tJzbuYo Vending Machine: https://youtu.be/-NVex5tVGy8 Some…

These Metamaterials Go Beyond the Properties of Nature

From Seeker. These nanostructures have been engineered to interact with radiation in unnatural ways. Here’s how they’re making microscopic optical lenses, chip-sized synchrotrons, and so much more. These Liquid-Repelling Materials Defy Nature’s Design, Here’s How – https://youtu.be/7IUhp65EBOY Read More: Researchers defy 19th Century law of Physics in 21st century boost for energy efficiency https://phys.org/news/2018-11-defy-19th-century-law-physics.html “Dr.…

What’s In a Love Letter?

From The Atlantic. “Dear Noortje: Why, I sometimes wonder, do so many love letters start with ‘I meant to write sooner,’ or ‘I should write to you more often,’ or a more fanciful variation of the same?” reads a young man in Tara Fallaux’s short film. “Maybe because people are lazy and, in their daily…

The World-Famous Painting Horse

From The Atlantic. Stories of people and animals bringing comfort to one another are a dime a dozen on the internet. But every once in a while, an interspecies communion rises above the din. Ron Krajewski and his horse, Metro Meteor, are one such pair. The short documentary “My Paintbrush Bites,” premiering today on The…

The World’s Smallest Bluetooth Speaker

From Unbox Therapy. The World’s smallest bluetooth speaker is actually pretty cool. INSIQ Speaker (USA Link) – https://amzn.to/2WaJr6I INSIQ Speaker (International) – http://geni.us/onZyI WATCH SOME MORE VIDEOS… It’s The Best Selling Smartphone On Amazon… But Why? https://youtu.be/tfUbcks-87M I’m Switching To The OnePlus 6T… https://youtu.be/vC6b8kLpUXc Is The iPhone Smart Battery Case Worth The Price? https://youtu.be/UjJ33OhPDcQ I’ve…

Facebook and Google got rich. Users paid the price. | Douglas Rushkoff

From Big Think. – Facebook and Google began as companies with supposedly noble purposes. – Creating a more connected world and indexing the world’s information: what could be better than that? – But pressure to return value to shareholders came at the expense of their own users. Read more at BigThink.com: https://bigthink.com/videos/facebook-and-google-got-rich-users-paid-the-price Follow Big Think…