An anonymous reader shares a Nature article: The North Atlantic Ocean is a major driver of the global currents that regulate Earth’s climate, mix the oceans and sequester carbon from the atmosphere — but researchers haven’t been able to get a good look at its inner workings until now. The first results from an array […]
theodp writes: Computer Science Teacher Alfred Thompson wonders how other high school CS teachers use textbooks. “It’s not a conversation I hear much about,” he writes. Indeed, many teachers apparently don’t rely on CS textbooks much at all. In fact, the highly-touted new AP Computer Science Principles (AP CSP) course does not require a CS […]
After nearly a year, venture capitalists nabbed their first U.S. acquisition for more than a billion dollars. And it wasn’t a tech startup. Nor was it a company on the list of known unicorns. And it had nothing to do with blockchain. Read More
Grab the Monet and Gogh: The Google Arts & Culture app lets you take a selfie, then compares it to thousands of museum paintings.
If you thought life in Gilead was bad, just wait until the Golden Globe Award-winning show gets to the Colonies.
The next-generation full-sized pickup truck just flew in from Detroit.
Federal prosecutors are looking to unload 513 bitcoins seized as part of a drug case in Salt Lake City. Worth about $500,000 when they were seized, their worth has now ballooned to over $8.5 million — and there’s no way the feds are letting that get away. Read More
Bigger than the Titanic, and the finest transport of her day, the RMS Queen Mary is now a museum and hotel. Here’s the full tour.
Mozilla has doubled its web browser speed already and hopes to double it again in 2018. Say hello to Firefox Quantum.