'Very nice!' Kazakhstan makes Borat catchphrase official tourism slogan
But no, that's not horse urine the tourist is drinking in new ad.Continue reading
A New Photo Book Shows America's Last True Wilderness
If youâre a nature-lover in the U.S., youâre probably familiar with the National Park Service and how it protects landscapes. But a new book shows another group of protected wild places in America: the National Wildlife Refuge system.Continue reading
Facebook says it's helped sign up more than 4 million people to vote
CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the social network reached its goal.Continue reading
Rare blue moon will bring a Halloween 2020 treat to the skies
For the first time since World War II, people in all parts of the world will be able to see the Oct. 31 display.Continue reading
Surveillance company harassed female employees using its own facial recognition technology
Photo from Verkada
A surveillance startup in Silicon Valley is being accused of sexism and discrimination after a sales director used the companyâs facial recognition system to harass female workers. Verkada, which was , equips its office with its own security cameras.
Last year, the sales director accessed these cameras to take photos of female workers, then posted them in a Slack channel called #RawVerkadawgz alongside sexually explicit jokes. The incident was first reported by and .
Employees told IPVM that a group of men in leadership positions on the sales team, many of whom grew up in Danville and played football together in high school, contributed to...
Build a video game like a Lego set with this new Unity tool
Lego has paired with game engine maker Unity for a , where you can snap together virtual bricks to build the environment of your own custom game world. The Microgame is free and requires no prior knowledge of video game programming. All you have to do to get started is follow a Unity tutorial. Once youâve designed your game to your liking, you can unleash a Lego minifigure to run, jump around, and maybe even perish to an obstacle in your new virtual world.
will help you do things like build an enemy, customize menus, and change the minifig to an adventurer, pirate, or pizza boy. Theyâve worked with BrickLink, so you can further customize by importing sets that have already been built in Studio. There...
CDC Warns of Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak That Has Sickened 10 and Killed One
A foodborne outbreak of Listeria linked to deli meats has hospitalized at least ten people in three states and killed one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC is now warning certain high risk individuals to avoid deli meats unless theyâre served steaming hot.Continue reading
iPhone 12 drop test results are in: Ceramic shield is as tough as it sounds
We dropped and scraped the iPhone 12 to find out how much the new "ceramic shield" screen can handle. Spoiler: It's a lot more than a six-foot drop.Continue reading
NASA Mars selfie shows Curiosity rover proudly posing with drill holes
Mars looks mighty appealing in the latest rover postcard from far away.Continue reading
Best Bluetooth wireless speaker to blast for 2020
Portable speakers continue to improve, with better sound and battery life. These are the best ones you can buy right now.Continue reading