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Kyocera"s rugged new flip phone takes "military-grade" to a whole new level

Kyocera claims its new flip phone meets 18 U.S. military standards, including water and dust resistance, survival in extreme temperatures, meter-high drops, and prolonged exposure to humidity and solar radiation. The post Kyocera's rugged new.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: Top16 hr. 53 min. ago Related News

Military grade: Kyocera’s Torque X01 may be one of the toughest phones ever made

Kyocera claims its new flip phone meets 18 U.S. military standards, including water and dust resistance, survival in extreme temperatures, meter-high drops, and prolonged exposure to humidity and solar radiation. The post Military grade: Kyocera.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: Top19 hr. 17 min. ago Related News

Panasonic Wants Employees To Relax, Limits Work Days To 11 hours

Japan is notorious for its long working hours, which have been blamed for a national health crisis known as "karoshi" -- death from overwork. From a report on CNET: Panasonic hopes to curb this, instructing its 100,000-ish employees to work no later.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: Top20 hr. 17 min. ago Related News

Bionic Leaf project creates natural fish food out of thin air — sort of

Forget turning water into wine. A new project wants to turn air into food. It's called the Bionic Leaf, and it's a new, almost sci-fi technology that claims to employ the power of the sun and bacteria to make food out of carbon dioxide. The post Bio.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopFeb 23rd, 2017Related News

Most Scientists "Can"t Replicate Studies By Their Peers"

Science is facing a "reproducibility crisis" where more than two-thirds of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist's experiments, research suggests. From a report: This is frustrating clinicians and drug developers who want s.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopFeb 23rd, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Ayyeka Sigfox IoT sensors monitor sewage deep underground San Francisco

San Francisco depends on a thousand miles of sewers to keep the city running smoothly.The city collects up to 500 million gallons of waste water in a day when it rains. This waste water is transported to one of three treatment plants where polluta.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingFeb 22nd, 2017Related News

Drone Footage of a Draining Dam Looks Like Flying Into a Black Hole

To prevent massive dams from overflowing when heavy rains cause water levels to rise, spillways like this are used to drain water to the stream below. Without a true sense of scale, it looks just like the drain in your bathtub, but from a drone’s b.....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopFeb 22nd, 2017Related News

Sodastream recalls "exploding" bottles

Fizzy water company says certain bottles can rupture when pressurised......»»

Source:  BbcCategory: HdrFeb 22nd, 2017Related News

Honda"s Mendel to retire April 1; Conrad gets top role

John Mendel, an auto industry veteran who steered Honda and Acura through the Takata airbag crisis, is retiring as executive vice president of American Honda's auto divisions, effective April 1......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopFeb 21st, 2017Related News

Honda"s Mendel to retire April 1; Conrad to take on Acura

John Mendel, an auto industry veteran who steered Honda and Acura through the Takata airbag crisis and championed the brands' strict discipline against fleet sales and heavy incentives, is retiring as executive vice president of American Honda's........»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopFeb 21st, 2017Related News

This folding portable canoe can take two people just about anywhere on the water

In order to bring canoes to people with limited space, MyCanoe developed a lightweight, foldable canoe that comes together like an origami. Within 10 minutes, the foldable case opens up into a 14.5-foot canoe with two seats. The post This folding po.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopFeb 20th, 2017Related News

Packed for paddling: Hit the water with a folding, portable design from MyCanoe

In order to bring canoes to people with limited space, MyCanoe developed a lightweight, foldable canoe that comes together like an origami. Within 10 minutes, the foldable case opens up into a 14.5-foot canoe with two seats. The post Packed for padd.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopFeb 20th, 2017Related News

California Dam Crisis Could Have Been Averted

A dismissed lawsuit to strengthen the dam because of climate change effects predicted catastrophic flooding -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Source:  SciamCategory: ScienceFeb 20th, 2017Related News

Doomfist Might Not Be the Next Overwatch Hero After All

But if it's not the long-rumoured Doomfist, who else could it be? Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan appears to have poured cold water on the widely-held belief that the (possibly Terry Crews-voiced) Doomfist will be the next character released for.....»»

Source:  IgnCategory: GameFeb 20th, 2017Related News

Black Sails: "XXXII." Review

Fleeing Nassau, Eleanor comes up with a new plan for survival while Billy Bones tries to reason with John Silver. Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. After it seemed like Silver and Flint were one unit, one confident and united front,.....»»

Source:  IgnCategory: GameFeb 19th, 2017Related News

How mobile technology is transforming lives in rural India

 Deep in a rural village in India outside the city of Jhansi, children play on dirt roads where goats and cows roam. The humble and colorful homes have mud floors, and women collect drinking water from wells. All the sights and sounds are quinte.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: GadgetFeb 19th, 2017Related News

Vitamin B3 prevents glaucoma in laboratory mice

In mice genetically predisposed to glaucoma, vitamin B3 added to drinking water is effective at preventing the disease. The vitamin administration was surprisingly effective, eliminating the vast majority of age-related molecular changes and providin.....»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedFeb 19th, 2017Related News

White Water: NASA Probes Snow"s Effect on Water Resources

Snow plays an important role in Earth's water cycle, and NASA has launched a new initiative to investigate snow and its relationship to readily available liquid water......»»

Source:  LivescienceCategory: ScienceFeb 17th, 2017Related News

New delinquent U.S. car loans at 8-year peak

More Americans fell behind on their car loan payments in the fourth quarter, bringing auto delinquencies to their highest since the height of the financial crisis, Federal Reserve Bank of New York data released on Thursday showed......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoFeb 17th, 2017Related News

This powerful goo promises to make your iPhone screen indestructible

Phone displays are super fragile. And the only way to protect your phone's display is to apply an ugly screen protector on top of it. But what if you could protect your phone display and make it more scratch-resistant and water-repellent with some s.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopFeb 17th, 2017Related News