We rarely talk in public about periods, but this is changing with Saturday's first-ever National Period Day. On this day, people in all 50 states are rallying to highlight an invisible problem — period poverty.
An anonymous reader sends this news from El Reg: The U.K.'s National Health Service has ripped the Oracle backbone from a national patient database system and inserted NoSQL running on an open-source stack. Spine2 has gone live following successful redevelopment including redeployment on new,
There were some discrepancies this year between the figures from various firms tracking 2014’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday’s online sales, with IBM reporting only single-digit growth, and others like Adobe and ChannelAdvisor stating Black Friday online sales were up over 20%.
Editor’s Note: Wende Cover joined as the new Director of Media and Communications in June 2011, where her primary focus and role on the promotion of the Internet Society’s vision, mission, and values.In nearly every country in the world, technology plays a major role. Yet,
Not all naps are created equal. Some naps have been shown to rejuvenate where others boost creativity. What's more, when you nap can be as important as how you nap. Here's how to nap like a professional, nap-taking machine. Here's how to nap like you MEAN IT.Read more...
Romania's government declared a three-day period of national mourning beginning Saturday hours after a heavy metal concert at a Bucharest nightclub ended with a tragic fire and stampede, leaving at least 27 people dead and nearly 200 injured.Victor Ponta, Romania's prime minister,
If you ever thought it was difficult to tell the difference between “partly cloudy” and “mostly sunny,” you’re not alone. Established by the National Weather Service (NWS) according to a loose set of rules,
In this feature, we look at some of the virtual risks that could afflict your company, and what you can do to minimise the damage caused when they occur. Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/27/it-insurance-its-not-just-about-stolen-computers/
This historical mystery is not a “whodunnit.” It’s more of an “ifdunnit.” In 1908 the emperor of China died a very suspicious death. It took until 2008 for people to know that the person who almost definitely did murder him actually did murder him.Read more...
An undergraduate student from the University of Alberta has uncovered the fossilized remains of an Ornithomimus dinosaur with preserved tail feathers and soft tissue. The remarkable specimen is offering important insights into the plumage patterns of these ancient creatures,
With graduation season upon us, many graduates entering the workforce are understandably anxious about their future employment. However, at least one group is poised to take advantage of a market suffering from a massive skills shortage: cybersecurity professionals. Read More
Emilia Clarke opened up about performing in nude scenes on Game of Thrones and later projects in a recent episode of Dax Shepard's podcast Armchair Expert. In the episode,
We don't know where Baby Yoda came from (yet), but The Mandalorian creator Jon Favreau is willing to divulge how he first saw the adorable creature.On Tuesday, four days after the release Disney+'s second Mandalorian installment, Favreau shared the concept art for "The Child" on Twitter.
Appearing on "The Mandolorian," the newest "Star Wars" TV series, the tiny alien made everyone fall in love with it. Read more...More about Entertainment, Mashable Video, Star Wars, Yoda, and Disney
Designed by the Biometric labs at Carnegie Mellon, this robot snake can slither, climb, and move unlike other robots. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Robot, Snakes, and Future Blink
Called TECLA, the project uses materials found onsite that are reusable and recyclable to build circular and affordable homes. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Environment, Housing, and Future Blink
TL;DR: Curved monitors from Samsung, LG, Dell, Sceptre, and Acer are on sale at various retailers ahead of Black Friday.You can look at retailers' pre-Black Friday sales in one of two ways: as marketing gimmicks designed to prolong the already-too-long Christmas shopping season,
Thanks to a security flaw, Android apps had the ability to take photos and record conversations without users knowing it. According to a bombshell report released Tuesday by cybersecurity firm Checkmarx,
Do you want to feel closer to your smartphone? Then take a gander at this scalding hot bucket of nope: mobile device covers designed to look, feel, and react like human flesh.As first reported by Gizmodo,
Rugby is a brutal sport on the field, but its warm-up showdowns can apparently be just as intense.When the New Zealand All Blacks took the field at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final showdown with Irish Rugby, they were met with some unexpected competition.
Cereal boxes usually showcase the smiling faces of sports stars but Kellogg's is doing something different this time.The brand, known best for its sugary cereals like Froot Loops and Frosted Flakes, joined GLAAD in its anti-LGBTQ bullying campaign — deemed Spirit Day on Oct. 17.
为促进并规范互联网保险的发展，昨日（4月15日），保监会《关于规范人身保险公司经营互联网保险有关问题的通知 （征求意见稿）》（以下简称 《征求意见稿》）公开征求意见。
Greylock Partners today announced its newest entrepreneur-in-residence, bringing longtime LinkedIn exec David Hahn onto the team. At the venture firm, Hahn will be focused on what’s happening in healthcare and education technology, with the long-term goal of entering one of those sectors.
Microsoft rolled out the Lumia Cyan update recently for all existing handsets running on Windows Phone 8. However, users who are on the latest version of Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview are raising major concerns. In particular,
Wikipedia engineering chief Erik Möller has announced that online encyclopaedia Wikipedia will now be available for free for mobile users in the developing world in a programme dubbed Wikipedia Zero.Read more: http://www.itproportal.
Users of the notorious 4chan message board have helped create a secure, encrypted communications platform that has nearly all the functionality of Microsoft's Skype service. Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/02/counter-culture-hackers-from-4chan-develop-a-secure-skype/
For a long time, Adobe has been a name designers and photographers could name drop to let you know they’re serious. And because the software wasn’t cheap and required some know-how to use it well, it usually worked. But Adobe’s free new iOS app, Photoshop Fix,