Archive for November, 2016


Members of the porn site xHamster should be changing their passwords today after a set of nearly 380,000 usernames, emails and poorly-hashed passwords appeared online. The subscription-only breach notification site LeakBase has published the set of login credentials, which Motherboard reports were being traded online. It’s not clear exactly where the database originated, but it……

via Thousands of xHamster login credentials surface online — TechCrunch

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Half a decade ago, Sangeet Choudary began to examine the rise of a fascinating new business model: the platform. He wondered: What was driving the meteoric ascent of companies like Facebook, Uber, and Airbnb—and why were they so successful so quickly?

via BrandVoice: The Platform Business Model: Why It Works And How to Get There: An Interview With Sangeet Paul Choudary — Forbes Real Time

THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – A man is on the run after robbing a woman at gunpoint in Thornton. The robbery happened Monday morning at the Motel 6 near 84th Avenue and Interstate 25. (credit: CBS) One suspect was taken into custody but another got away. Police say at this point it’s not clear if the…

via Suspect On The Loose After Robbing Woman At Gunpoint — CBS Denver

Unwrapping gifts during the holiday season is a childhood memory that most cherish. And now, thanks to a new collaboration between jewelry designer Alison Lou and Hasbro, the joy of finding a playful present inside a festive box can be relived. Lou has created a fine jewelry collection modeled after […]

via Alison Lou and Hasbro Partner on the Most Playful Holiday Gift Idea — Forbes Real Time

I have a confession to make: I never really enjoyed Play-Doh. And neither has my son. Granted, he’s just over two years old, but so far, the popular putty hasn’t caught on with him. That’s until the iconic toy company got with the times and released an app-connected play set that’s delighted us both. Before…

via Play-Doh’s New App Lets Kids 3D-Scan Their Creations — Fortune

The idea by Donald Trump to change how Medicaid coverage for poor Americans is financed by giving block grants of money to states could reduce coverage and restrict access, according to a new analysis.

via Why Trump’s Block Grants For Medicaid Face Opposition — Forbes Real Time

Enlarge (credit: Scopely) On Tuesday, Zynga sued two of its former employees. The company claims they stole confidential information and took it to their new employer, rival social gaming startup, Scopely. Massimo Maietti and Ehud Barlach worked as higher-up employees for the San Francisco-based Zynga until they left in July and September, respectively. Scopely, which…

via Zynga sues 2 former employees over alleged massive data heist — Ars Technica

via Photos: Gatlinburg Fire Missing & Displaced Pets — Heavy.com

Parker (CBS4) – A high school security specialist has been arrested on suspicion of a sex assault that happened at Ponderosa High School in Parker. According to a press release from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, detectives interviewed the victim and determined there was enough probable cause to make an arrest. Gary Postell, 49, a…

via High School Security Specialist Arrested For Alleged Sex Assault — CBS Denver

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Black Friday is universally acknowledged as the world’s biggest shopping day, but this year, a Nike eager shoppers created a terrifying disarray. Photos of a store in Tulalip, Washington have gone viral after showing the horrendous mess that the store was left in by Black Friday shoppers, with shoes and shoeboxes strewn throughout the entire…

via See How Black Friday Shoppers Totally Messed Up This Nike Outlet Store — TIME

For its new series Planet Earth II, the BBC paid a visit to a canyon in Arizona. Oh, and they brought along a 360-degree camera. The post Drop Into an Enchanting Desert Canyon (But Do Mind the Floods) appeared first on WIRED.

via Drop Into an Enchanting Desert Canyon (But Do Mind the Floods) — WIRED

Okay, like, riding a bike on a handrail on top of a dam is very clearly not the smartest thing a person could do. But hot dang the views are actually sort of amazing. Read more…

via Biking on a Very Thin Handrail on Top of a 650-Foot Tall Dam Is Stupidly Scary — Sploid

President Obama reached out to Cuba mostly through executive orders. But those can easily be undone by Donald Trump, who is much more critical of the Cuban leadership.

via How Trump Could Easily Reverse Obama’s Opening To Cuba — News : NPR

Gun background checks in the U.S. hit a record number on Black Friday, the FBI said. The bureau processed 185,713 background checks for gun buyers through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, about 400 more checks than it did on the same day in 2015, the FBI’s Stephen Fischer said. Background checks take place…

via Gun Background Checks Hit Record Number on Black Friday — Fortune

Remember how Otto demonstrated a self-driving big rig truck without anyone in the cabin, making a great case for its eventual acquisition by Uber? It turns out that the company knowingly broke the rules, according to Backchannel… but also didn’t ha…

via Uber’s self-driving car partner skirted state rules to get noticed — Engadget RSS Feed

With next Spring’s Ressurxion event bringing the X-Men back to a new level of prominence within the Marvel universe, we’re getting two teams with their own comics, ’90s style: X-Men Gold and X-Men Blue. When they were first revealed we didn’t know anything about them, but now we know who will be answering the call.Read…

via Here Are Your New X-Men Teams — Gizmodo

iPhone: Castro is a great podcast manager for people who prefer to focus on individual episodes as opposed to full subscriptions, and today an update makes accessing those podcasts much faster.Read more…

via Castro Adds Widget Controls for Instant Podcast Listening on iPhone — Lifehacker

The truth is Farage is the UK’s top man in America—whether allies of Sir Kim Darroch accept it or not.

via PM’s Response to ‘Ambassador’ Farage Shows She’s Out of Touch — Observer

With advances in information technology, robotics, and artificial intelligence developing at a rapid rate, workforce dislocations are happening now and are here to stay. As existing trends accelerate and irreversibly change the workforce as we know it, the question to be answered is–what will we do to broadly share the gains and alleviate the challenges? Cities…

via Welcome to the future of work — TechCrunch

Amazon.com has dozens of deals on items this Cyber Monday. You could pick up a Fire tablet for just $33.33 or the Echo Dot for $39.99 Also on sale this Cyber Monday, it seems: Amazon’s shares. Shares of the online retailer slipped $12, or 1.5%, to $768 on Monday. The stock is now down nearly…

via Why Amazon’s Shares Are Slumping Despite Record Cyber Monday Sales — Fortune

Apple iOS sales will be topped by Alibaba’s YunOS in what was once the U.S. tech behemoth’s growth engine. YunOS is set to take 14% of the smartphone shipments in mainland China (which doesn’t include areas such as Macau and Hong Kong) by the end of 2016–surpassing Apple’s iOS as China’s second-biggest smartphone operating system,…

via Apple iOS Is Losing to a Homegrown Competitor in China — Fortune

Anker’s home goods brand, Eufy, put its new set of copper string lights back on sale today for an all-time low $7. Unlike last week’s Black Friday sale, this set doesn’t include a remote, but it’s also $4 cheaper, and is a fine option for indoor or outdoor holiday decorating.Read more…

via Now You Can Get Anker’s String Lights (Sans-Remote) For Just $7 — Gizmodo

The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled on Monday a tax break from Washington state to help Boeing develop its new 777X jetliner was a prohibited subsidy, in a setback for the U.S. plane maker as it eyes victory in a parallel case against Airbus. The WTO said the subsidy came in the form of a…

via WTO Rules Against Tax Break for Boeing’s 777X Jet — Fortune

Google may have a modest hit with its new line of Pixel smartphones, but the search giant won’t sell enough devices to threaten market leaders Apple and Samsung. Thanks to only a limited number of partnerships with wireless carriers, Google is likely to sell about 3 million phones in the fourth quarter followed by another…

via Why the New Pixel Smartphone Has Been a Modest Hit for Google — Fortune

This week we’re featuring new tracks from Ashanti and Ja Rule, The Weeknd, Lizzy Land, Hippo Campus and Sylvan Esso.

via The Best Songs You Missed Last Week: Ashanti, The Weeknd, More — Observer

There’s a video making the rounds on Twitter today of two clowns partaking in a “photoshoot” on a busy Manhattan street with a BMW i8, blocking it all up to hell, when all of a sudden a “real old-school New Yorker” comes up and smashes their windshield with a bat. Don’t believe it. It’s fake…

via That Video Of A BMW Getting Its Windshield Bashed In Is Fake As Hell  — Jalopnik

The Japanese city of Fukuoka repaired a gaping sinkhole that appeared earlier this month, but the affected street just started sinking again. Pavement crumbled away suddenly in early November, leaving the 100-ft.-wide and more than 50-ft.-deep hole in the middle of a busy five-lane street. Within a week, the mayor of Fukuoka said repair crews…

via That Huge Japanese Sinkhole Is Still Sinking — TIME

Had Hillary Clinton become the United States’ first female president, she likely would have inspired other women to run for office. Clinton, of course, lost this month’s election, but her defeat is still pushing women into politics. The Washington Post reports that Clinton’s loss and Donald Trump’s victory have spurred some women–disappointed with the outcome–to…

via Donald Trump’s Victory Is Inspiring Some Women to Run for Office — Fortune

In a response to President-elect Donald Trump’s statement that he would have won the popular vote if not the ‘millions who voted illegally’, Bill de Blasio called the claim a dangerous lie in his own tweet on Monday morning.

via Afternoon Bulletin: De Blasio Slams Trump’s Voter Fraud Claims, JetBlue Flies to Cuba — Observer

See a clip of Senator Robert Menendez’s (D-NJ) reaction to the death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.

via WATCH: Menendez Finds ‘No Real Joy’ in Castro’s Death (VIDEO) — Observer

Charge, an Oxford-based electric vehicle company in the UK, is testing its prototypes in the most time-honored way: at the races. Since the dawn of the automotive age, inventors and manufacturers have taken their cars to the track to test their capabilities. These trucks aren’t racing, though; they’re the official support vehicles for the Formula…

via Charge trucks tackle race tracks — TechCrunch

Senate President says Governor, Assembly Speaker likely to support $9.3 million proposal.

via Sweeney Calls for Appointment of 20 More N.J. Judges to Implement Bail Reform — Observer

Suspect’s name confirmed: OSU student Abdul Razak Artan. No motive released yet. pic.twitter.com/slrJBTNwmv — The Lantern (@TheLantern) November 28, 2016 A refugee from Somalia stabbed multiple people before being shot dead by police at Ohio State University on November 28. He has been named as Abdul Razak Ali Artan, 18. School authorities did not comment…

via Abdul Razak Ali Artan: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know — Heavy.com

LeEco may have had some high-profile setbacks in recent weeks, with news coming from the company that it had overextended itself financially in some areas, but the Chinese electronics maker and service provider is still doing ambitious things in retail, starting with a new flagship store it opened at its Beijing headquarters earlier this year.…

via Despite recent setbacks, LeEco has big retail ambitions in China — TechCrunch

Over the past several years, the popularity of “sharing economy” models has skyrocketed. The key to success has been finding a category with high demand but low capacity utilization, then relentlessly focusing on the customer experience. Although vehicles are among the most expensive assets purchased by consumers, their historical utilization rate has generally hovered around…

via There’s more than one way to share your car — TechCrunch

Sasha Banks will go head-to-head with Charlotte on tonight’s Raw. (WWE.com) Tonight on Monday Night Raw, Sasha Banks will face Charlotte in a rematch for the WWE Raw Women’s Championship. Can The Boss reclaim her title after losing it at Hell in a Cell? Plus, we’ll find out if Chris Jericho will suffer any consequences for intervening in…

via WWE ‘Monday Night Raw’ Live Stream: How to Watch Online for Free November 28th — Heavy.com

Enlarge / Walmart is practically throwing free stuff at you to get you to buy an Xbox One S. (credit: Wal-mart) Don’t blame us if you missed all the good deals on video games when Black Friday came around last week. We tried to tell you there were steep discounts to be had, But noooooo, you…

via Consoles for $213, recent games for $10, and more Cyber Monday deals — Ars Technica

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation course, for those of you not in the know, can best be summed up as motorcycle driver’s ed. In some states, it will waive the skills portion of your license test. In others, it will reduce your insurance rates. In all, it’s a good way to learn the bare-bones mechanics of…

via The MSF Course Is A Great Way To Start Riding But It’s Only The Start — Jalopnik

Comparing yourself with others on Facebook is more likely to lead to feelings of depression than making social comparisons offline, investigators report.

via How to avoid feeling depressed on Facebook — Latest Science News — ScienceDaily

Congressman says he will work to ensure President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare legislation remains as-is.

via Pallone Joins Chorus of Opposition to Trump Medicaid Rollback — Observer

Attention, residents of Riverdale: The forecast is calling for dark skies, unearthed secrets and a 100-percent chance of good-looking teenage mischief. The CW on Monday released new stills from the pilot of its Archie Comics-inspired drama, in which beloved characters like Betty Cooper (Surviving Jack‘s Lili Reinhart), Veronica Lodge (newcomer Camila Mendes) and Jughead Jones (The Suite…

via Riverdale Premiere Photos: The CW Brings Archie, Jughead and More Comic-Book Favorites to Life — TVLine

Participation in a prevention program known as the Strong African American Families Program, which enhances supportive parenting and strengthens family relationships, removes the effects of poverty on brain development, research demonstrates for the first time.

via Prevention program safeguards children’s brains from effects of poverty, says study — Latest Science News — ScienceDaily

Nearly 10 percent of the human genome is made of bits of virus DNA. For the most part, this viral DNA is not harmful. In some cases, scientists are finding, it actually has a beneficial impact.

via Our complicated relationship with viruses — Latest Science News — ScienceDaily

A new study of one of our closest invertebrate relatives, the acorn worm, reveals that regenerating body parts might one day be possible.

via Our closest worm kin regrow body parts, raising hopes of regeneration in humans — Latest Science News — ScienceDaily

A new study by an international team of researchers highlights how manipulation of 2D materials could make our modern day devices faster, smaller, and better.

via Researchers explore new 2D materials that could make devices faster, smaller, and efficient — Latest Science News — ScienceDaily

Warning: This post contains spoilers. Westworld has spent a good chunk of time lining up some very intriguing mysteries as philosophical threads about man and machine gradually emerge. But fans finally got some answers about the ethically unsound tourist attraction during the penultimate episode. One of the biggest discoveries of “The Well-Tempered Clavier” was Arnold’s…

via 7 Major Westworld Developments — TIME

An apparently huge number of iOS and macOS users received calendar invite spam starting late last week. If you began seeing an invitation to an event in your calendar listings for Ugg Boots, Ray-Ban sunglasses, and other products, it’s because spammers took advantage of a long-available feature in iCloud that extracts invites from email and…

via How to disable calendar invite spam on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac — ITNews

It was 1998, and I was on my way to Cuba as part of a select U.S. delegation that had been invited to tour the small island nation. We were to meet with government officials, businessmen, musical and visual artists, leaders of the Afro-Cuban community and everyday people, to get a sense of what life…

via The Time I Stood Up to Fidel Castro — TIME

By Dr. Dave Hnida (CBS4) – Think you’re allergic to penicillin? Well, maybe not. Or actually, probably not. A new study suggests that about 90 percent of people who think that they are allergic to penicillin- are not truly allergic, and can safely and effectively use the drug. The research comes from the American Academy of…

via Allergic To Penicillin? Odds Are You Really Are Not — CBS Denver

If you only read one thing: Donald Trump is spreading false information about the election, responding to a liberal push for a recount in Wisconsin by alleging voter fraud in three states where he lost. The baseless allegations of millions of illegal votes is far from the first time that the President-elect has entertained conspiracy,…

via Why Donald Trump’s Election Tweets Are Troubling — TIME

Once upon a time, chat rooms hosted by AOL and Compuserve served as forums for any number of subjects. Now, Microsoft’s Skype is bringing that concept back for Blizzard’s free-to-play PC game, Hearthstone, with some of its leading lights available to provide coaching and even head-to-head matches.The Skype Hearthstone Academy is a rather grandiose name…

via Hearthstone fans now have a dedicated Skype chat room to challenge its best players — PCWorld

It has been long speculated that Mars could be the next step in human exploration of space. There has been evidence found that water once existed on Mars. Some of this evidence includes erosion of rock much like the Grand Canyon on Earth …

via New Discovery! Mars Has A Gigantic Water Reservoir — Disclose.tv RSS Feed

A new version of Mirai—a malware that’s been enslaving poorly secured IoT devices—has found a new victim: vulnerable internet routers from Germany’s Deutsche Telekom. The spread of the new strain of Mirai has caused internet connection problems for close to a million Deutsche Telekom customers, the company reported on Monday. Deutsche Telekom blamed the…

via Upgraded Mirai botnet disrupts Deutsche Telekom by infecting routers — PCWorld

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Two players on the CU Buffaloes football team have been arrested after they got in a fight in Boulder over the weekend. Jaleel Awini (credit: CBS) The incident happened early Sunday morning following Saturday night’s win over Utah at Folsom Field. Jaleel Awini (credit: CUBuffs.com) Jaleel Awini, a wide receiver, was…

via 2 CU Football Players Arrested After Fight — CBS Denver

via Ohio State University Terror Attack: Photos From the Scene — Heavy.com

It’s a well-known fact that water, at sea level, starts to boil at a temperature of 212 degrees Fahrenheit, or 100 degrees Celsius. And scientists have long observed that when water is confined in very small spaces, its boiling and freezing points can change a bit, usually dropping by around 10 C or so. But…

via Inside tiny tubes, water turns solid when it should be boiling — Latest Science News — ScienceDaily

The space station has a bathroom. But a spacesuit, not so much. So far, astronauts have relied on diapers, but NASA calls that a “very temporary” fix. It is offering $30,000 for a better idea.

via Got A Great Idea For Dealing With Poop In A Spacesuit? Let NASA Know — News : NPR

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Delta Air Lines is banning for life a passenger who rudely professed his support for Republican President-elect Donald Trump and insulted those who didn’t on a flight to Pennsylvania. CEO Edward Bastian says in an internal memo dated Monday that the airline is also refunding the cost of tickets for other…

via Delta Bans Rude Pro-Trump Passenger For Life — CBS Denver

Natalie Portman may be playing Jacqueline Kennedy — one of the most iconic women in American history — in Jackie, but that doesn’t mean she isn’t going to speak out about underwritten female roles. During a recent interview with Vulture, the 35-year-old Oscar winner spoke about the lack of meaty parts for actresses in modern…

via Natalie Portman Slams Lack of Hollywood Diversity: ‘Movies Are All About White Men’ — TIME

Sometimes, there are fundamental differences that mean a relationship just isn’t going to work.

via Dear Stranger: I’m Engaged, and I Can’t Stop Thinking About Other Women — Observer

It can be hard to tell the difference between humans and androids in such sci-fi TV shows as “Westworld.” But in real life, beyond our screens, the human brain takes less than a second to tell between reality and fantasy, according to new research.

via It takes less than a second to tell humans from androids — Latest Science News — ScienceDaily

The original Facetune app made it easy and fast to make your selfies look next-level awesome. Lightricks just released a fully revamped version 2 of Facetune, complete with automatic 3D meshing built in, which makes it possible to have another level of editing prowess at your fingertips. Read More

via Facetune 2 puts a powerful photo editor in your pocket — TechCrunch

Texas has confirmed its first locally transmitted case of Zika, health authorities confirmed on Monday. The state has been preparing for the possibility of local cases for some time. The person infected lives in Cameron County and is not pregnant. The woman was confirmed by a lab test to have the virus despite no recent…

via Texas Confirms Its First Locally Transmitted Case of Zika — TIME

Looks like San Francisco refused to give in to transit system hackers trying to hold the city for ransom. In a conversation with Motherboard, the attackers (still going by “Andy Saolis”) have threatened to expose 30GB of Muni databases and documents…

via San Francisco transit hackers threaten to expose data — Engadget RSS Feed

The Braun Series 7 is your favorite electric razor, and Amazon’s marked it down to an all-time low $109 today, complete with a cleaning and charging base. That’s still a lot of money, but it rarely drops below $160, so I say treat yourself.Read more…

via Your Favorite Electric Shaver Has Never Been Cheaper — Gizmodo

More than 22 percent of children ages 12-18 say they have been bullied in school within the last month; a significant portion of those children have disabilities. However, little research exists on how bullying rates for individual children change over time. Now, a researcher and bullying expert has determined that children with disabilities are victimized…

via Bullying rates remain higher for children with disabilities, even as they mature — Latest Science News — ScienceDaily

Kids are ready to learn about saving, spending, and more at fairly young ages—but they need your help to really understand. This graphic gives some great suggestions for lessons you can teach kids at each age.Read more…

via An Age-By-Age Guide to Teaching Your Children Financial Lessons — Lifehacker

Microbes have long been an invaluable source of new drugs. And to find more, we may have to look no further than the ground beneath our feet, say researchers.

via Survey of New York City soil uncovers medicine-making microbes — Latest Science News — ScienceDaily

Following its debut earlier this year, Amazon quietly launched a revamped and expanded version of Pinterest-like feature called “Interesting Finds,” which is also now available on mobile. Tucked away inside the “More from Amazon” section of its mobile app as well as on the web, the Interesting Finds section offers shoppers a curated feed of products across…

via Amazon expands its online gift shop “Interesting Finds,” adds human curation — TechCrunch

Staten Island lawmakers raged against Bill de Blasio’s plan to wipe the records of the IDNYC program if Donald Trump requests to use it as a deportation database.

via Republicans Threaten Lawsuit if NYC Mayor Moves to Flush Files of the Undocumented — Observer

Kim Kardashian has been taking care of husband Kanye West since his hospitalization for exhaustion. The reality TV star has been “helping to feed him and lying by his side,” and according to a source, “She knew he couldn’t keep going the way he was.” Kim, who shares daughter North and son Saint with the…

via Kim Kardashian Is Sleeping by Kanye’s Side at the Hospital; Her Robbery “Triggered Everything” — POPSUGAR Celebrity

The Yeehaw is a 3D printer aimed at the kids market. The company’s Indiegogo campaign carries a $249 early-bird price tag and promises to ship the first 50 units in time for Christmas. There were a few things about the company’s campaign that gave me pause. The device was designed with safety in mind, with…

via Yeehaw launches 3D printer for kids on Indiegogo — TechCrunch

First, the good news: Kids in the United States are eating better today than they were two decades ago. Now, the not-so-great part: They’ve still got a long way to go before their diet, as a whole, can be considered healthy. These are the findings of a study published last week in the American Journal…

via Kids Are Eating Healthier Than In the Past—But There’s a Catch — TIME

A look at how Art Basel Miami Beach, opening Wednesday, is likely to fare in this market.

via What Hath Zika Wrought? And Other Art Basel Miami Beach Predictions — Observer

Neither getting the flu nor getting a flu shot appears to increase the risk of autism in children, a study finds. The shots are recommended because the flu poses health risks to mother and fetus.

via Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy Not Linked To Autism — News : NPR

When Hello Games said that its No Man’s Sky Foundation Update was laying the groundwork for things to come, it definitely wasn’t kidding. Reddit user eegandj has discovered multiple files that hint at the addition of a buggy to the open-ended space g…

via ‘No Man’s Sky’ files hint at upcoming ground vehicles — Engadget RSS Feed

Enlarge (credit: Stanford University) Yesterday, the Nikkei news service reported that the Japanese government is expecting the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns to cost nearly double its earlier estimates. Citing government sources, the report says the total expenses will run at least $176 billion and are likely to rise even further in the future.…

via Fukushima cost estimates nearly double, approaching $200 billion — Ars Technica

Office Christmas parties are an annual tradition that some people love and others hate. But either way, you’re expected to attend. Many private companies throw their parties as a year-end thank you. But in the case of federal government employees, they’re on the hook to fund their own parties. Which is kind of…Read more…

via Let Government Workers Have a Damn Christmas Party — Gizmodo

Apple is well known for its overbearing rules and regulations about what can be sold in its stores. However, as How-To Geek reminds us, that doesn’t mean either of Apple’s app stores aren’t filled with garbage. The Mac App Store is no exception.Read more…

via PSA: The Mac App Store Is Filled With Scammy Apps — Lifehacker

Democrats need to focus on moving forward—rather than pouring resources into political theater.

via Clinton Partisans Pushing for Recount Still Ignore Rigged Primaries — Observer

While Fulop has vowed he will run as an incumbent, a number of others are positioning themselves to challenge him.

via Jersey City Gears Up for 2017 Mayor’s Race — Observer

It’s sometimes hard to think of outdoor pursuits when the wind is howling and the snow is flying, but often that’s the best time to find super deals on all the outdoor gear you’ve been hoping to buy for next summer. That’s why Amazon’s Cyber Monday is the perfect time to shop for yourself and…

via Top 5 Best Amazon Cyber Monday Outdoors & Sporting Deals — Heavy.com

President-elect Donald Trump is taking a crash course in how to be the leader of the free world. Trump played fast and loose with the facts during the presidential campaign and was careless with the types of advisors he listened to (Alex Jones comes to mind). All of that changes now as he moves into…

via Donald Trump Is Failing His Crash Course in Leadership — TIME

“It’s a real fight. It’s a serious fight,” Virginia Auto Dealers Association president Don Hall told his followers in a recent video message about being under attack from Tesla’s direct sales model. “Let’s all strap on whatever it takes to win and let’s win this fight to protect the franchise system.”Read more…

via Virginia Auto Dealers Urged To ‘Strap On Whatever It Takes’ To Fight Tesla — Jalopnik

via Cardi B & Swift on ‘Love & Hip Hop New York’ — Heavy.com

The Trump transition team pointed to one heavily criticized study, as well as an analysis that didn’t count fraud, as evidence that “millions of people” voted illegally.

via Here Are The Problems With The Trump Team’s Voter Fraud Evidence — News : NPR

Women are breaking glass ceilings in plenty of industries, but it seems fund management isn’t one of them. A study released Monday by investment research and management firm Morningstar found that in the U.S., a fund manager is less likely to be a woman today than in 2008–and the rate of women entering the industry…

via Only 10% of U.S. Fund Managers Are Women—And That Number Is Shrinking — Fortune

Enlarge Online criminals—at least some of them wielding the notorious Mirai malware that transforms Internet-of-things devices into powerful denial-of-service cannons—have begun exploiting a critical flaw that may be present in millions of home routers. Routers provided to German and Irish ISP customers for Deutsche Telekom and Eircom respectively have already been identified as being vulnerable,…

via Notorious IoT botnets weaponize new flaw found in millions of home routers — Ars Technica

The Great Barrier Reef lost more coral to bleaching in 2016 than in any other year on record, according to scientists at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies. The northern area was hit the worst: A region spanning 435 miles at the tip…

via Record swathes of the Great Barrier Reef died in 2016 — Engadget RSS Feed

Officer Alan Horujko. (Ohio State University Police) An Ohio State University police officer is being hailed as a hero after fatally shooting a man who plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus and then began attacking them with a knife. Officer Alan Horujko, 28, was identified by the university’s police department as…

via Officer Alan Horujko: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know — Heavy.com

Stiles may be stealing the focus of Teen Wolf‘s final season, but that doesn’t mean the remaining members of Scott’s pack have been — wait for it — forgotten. “We really wanted to give Malia a lot to do this year,” executive producer Jeff Davis tells TVLine of Shelley Hennig’s character. “She’s one of our…

via Teen Wolf Boss Previews Malia’s ‘Progressive’ Arc in Final Season: ‘She’s a Wild Animal With Needs of Her Own’ — TVLine

A woman who repeatedly claimed she was being discriminated against in a Chicago-area Michaels store refused to say her name as onlookers recorded her reaction, but she was quick to admit she voted for President-elect Donald Trump. According to customer Jessica Grady, who recorded the woman seen in the now-viral video, the proud Trump voter…

via Self-Proclaimed Donald Trump Voter Goes on Bizarre Rant in Art Store — TIME

Next year, BMW is reportedly making significant changes to its awkward little i3 electric hatchback—changes that Autocar says will include a more powerful top trim that could bump the Bavarian EV into what it calls “hot hatchback” status. Can this i3S really be that fun to drive?Read more…

via Can The BMW i3S Be An Electric Hot Hatch? — Jalopnik

Add another streaming television offering to the fray. AT&T officially unveiled DirecTV Now today, its attempt to take on Sling TV and Sony’s PlayStation Vue. It was first revealed way back in March, but now we’ve got the fully skinny: It’ll star…

via AT&T’s DirecTV Now streaming service launches on November 30th — Engadget RSS Feed

There’s an urgency to American Wrestlers’ infectious, witty songs, and it’s only amplified by our post-election ennui.

via American Wrestlers Wave Goodbye to Terrible Youth With Catchy Power Pop — Observer

AT&T today announced the debut of a new DirecTV-branded streaming television service, DirecTV Now, which will include various channel bundles at prices ranging from $35 to $70. Packages will include live sports, on-demand content, premium channels, and popular shows. DirecTV Now will be available starting on November 30, and will give customers the chance to…

via AT&T Unveils ‘DirecTV Now’ Streaming Television Service — MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – All Stories

If you’re considering the benefits of an unlocked cell phone, there are quite a few. Without being tied to a specific carrier or contract you have the freedom to shop for the latest phones and plans whenever you’d like. If you’re someone who travels internationally, unlocked phones are also a huge convenience. Amazon is offering…

via Top 5 Best Cyber Monday Smartphone Deals on Amazon — Heavy.com

If you’re considering the benefits of an unlocked cell phone, there are quite a few. Without being tied to a specific carrier or contract you have the freedom to shop for the latest phones and plans whenever you’d like. If you’re someone who travels internationally, unlocked phones are also a huge convenience. Amazon is offering…

via Top 5 Best Cyber Monday Smartphone Deals on Amazon — Heavy.com

Kara (Melissa Benoist) and Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) meet up in “Medusa.” (Bettina Strauss /The CW) Tonight not only marks the mid-season finale for Supergirl, but it’s also the first crossover involving all four shows in the Arrowverse. Yes, Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will all be intertwined this week. It…

via ‘Supergirl’ Midseason Finale & ‘Invasion’ Crossover: What Time Does it Start? — Heavy.com

NEW YORK (AP) – Even when President-elect Donald Trump isn’t around, visitors to Trump Tower still get quite a show. On Monday afternoon in the Manhattan luxury building’s lobby, two street performers dressed as “Naked Cowboys” in boots, cowboy hats and colorful robes serenaded a crowd that included gawkers, journalists and Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway.…

via ‘Naked Cowboys’ Serenade Trump Tower Crowd — CBS Denver