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ICYMI: Boston's book cleaning machine and Disney's new SFX tricks

ICYMI: Boston's book cleaning machine and Disney's new SFX tricks

Today on In Case You Missed It: We take a look at the Boston Public Library's novel method of keeping its archives clean. Hint: it involves pushing them through a portable vacuum cleaner. The Depulvera book cleaning machine, as it's called, can s…

Cassini successfully dives between Saturn and its rings

 The veteran Cassini spacecraft has pulled off an impressive high speed manoeuvre: passing between the narrow gap between Saturn’s upper atmosphere and the planet’s rings, traveling at speeds of around 77,000mph. Read More

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Trump Administration Creates Crime Hotline to Report Aliens, Immediately Gets Trolled

Yesterday the Department of Homeland Security launched a new hotline to “assist victims of crimes committed by criminal aliens.” The resulting “fuck you!” from average Americans was swift and hilarious. Read more…

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Emma Watson's 'The Circle' is so busy railing against technology, it forgets to be a movie

There’s rich material to be mined from the premise of The Circle, a new thriller set in the offices of a tech giant that’s like Google, Facebook, and Apple all rolled into one.  Unfortunately, the film has neither the patience nor the insight to dig very deeply at all. Instead, it blows the whole concept […]

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Google has already lost the hardware chief it poached from Amazon

You probably have food that's been in your freezer longer than David Foster (nope, still not the composer) stayed at Google after leaving Amazon. After six months, Foster is vacating his position as vice president of Google's vice president of hardwa…

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Do You Really Need a Mouse Pad?

Computer mice have been around in one form or another for the better part of 50 years (or longer, based on your definition of invention), and for most of that time they’ve been paired with mouse pads. But modern optical and laser mice can track on just about any surface, unless you’re somehow using your […]

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SiriusXM acquires connected car company Automatic for over $100M

 SiriusXM has acquired Automatic, the maker of the Automatic Pro and Automatic Lite connected car OBD-II port accessories. The deal is acknowledged by SiriusXM CFO David Frear to be worth a little north of $100 million, and SiriusXM and Automatic both note in releases announcing the news that the brand will remain separate, and Automatic’s […]

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Why the Scariest Response to Climate Change Is Finally Being Taken Seriously

We’re not doing such a great job solving the whole climate change problem, which is why some experts think it’s time to study more radical tactics. The notion of geoengineering—hacking the climate to cool the planet—is controversial, awe-inspiring, and to many, terrifying. And yet, despite their own grave concerns… Read more…

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How self-healing concrete could redefine the construction industry

Bio-concrete is dead concrete infused with bacteria that awaken when cracks appear. Then, they produce limestone that fills the cracks in a matter of weeks. The concrete lasts for 200 years and self-activates if damage occurs. Read more… More about Construction, Self Healing, Concrete, Real Time, and Real Time Video

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LG reports ~10% sales bump in Q1, mobile revenues up 4% QoQ, 2% YoY

 LG Electronics has posted its Q1 2017 results, which show a nearly 10 per cent year-over-year jump in revenue. The electronics maker is reporting KRW 14.66 trillion ($12.70BN) in revenue, an increase of 9.7 per cent from the same period last year. Read More

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