Monday, June 26, 2017

Trump’s cabinet meeting was a lot like the opening of ‘King Lear’

"Don't say you want me. Don't say you need me. Don't say you love me. It's understood." The first full cabinet meeting of the Trump administration, held on Monday at the...

Companies, governments brace for a second round of cyberattacks in WannaCry’s wake

As the world readies to open for business on Monday, companies and governments are bracing for a second round of cyberattacks in the aftermath of Friday’s WannaCry hack. Indeed, security experts...

Kentucky coal museum installs solar panels because conventional energy is too expensive

The Kentucky Coal Museum in Benham, KY, spends $2,100 a month on electricity; to save money, they're putting in 80 solar panels, which will save them $8,000/year. When Southeastern Kentucky Community...

It turns out you don’t need a $400 Wi-Fi-connected machine to squeeze juice from...

As HBO's Silicon Valley returns to skewering the tech world this week, the real Silicon Valley is here to remind us that no writer's room could ever match the tech industry's...

The Cavs’ locker room reportedly smelled like weed after NBA Finals Game 2

Cleveland's bench celebrates during the Eastern Conference Finals. After getting smoked in Oakland for the second straight NBA Finals game on Sunday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers' locker room reportedly sported a...

Social media firms facing fresh political pressure after London terror attack

Yesterday UK government ministers once again called for social media companies to do more to combat terrorism. “There should be no place for terrorists to hide,” said Home Secretary Amber Rudd,...

Grindr wants you to know it’s not just a hookup app, launches online magazine

Image: grindr / mashable composite Grindr might be your go-to place for a date, but it will now also hook you up with some hot #content too. The dating app has...

Microsoft joins the open source Cloud Foundry Foundation

Microsoft today announced that it is joining the Cloud Foundry Foundation, the non-profit behind the open source Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service project that’s currently in use by about half of the Fortune...

‘I Am Heath Ledger’ is most interesting when Heath turns the camera on himself

Though he'd been kicking around for a few years already, most audiences first took notice of Heath Ledger in 10 Things I Hate About You. From then on, he was never...

The Marc Newson Hourglass For Hodinkee shows us time is a nanoball

“Can anyone tell me what this is?” the teacher asked. Outside the rust rains had come again and the building reacted by assembling a nano sphere shield. They would be inside...

He can't fly, has crooked toes but this disabled rook has definitely landed on his feet!

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The Royal Navy's largest ship HMS Queen Elizabeth has set sail.
Lorna Gordon was quayside answering your questions.
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"It's like somebody scratching you from inside, all the time."

NHS England is using mesh to repair hernias which leaves many patients in chronic pain, surgeons say. bbc.in/2tMSwVa (Via Victoria Derbyshire)
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