You can now save your Instagram Live streams to your camera roll

You can now save your Instagram Live streams to your camera roll
 One of the unique things about Instagram Live is that the video has always been disappearing. After your live stream is over the content is deleted forever – unlike Facebook Live or Periscope which save your video so audiences can view it after the fact. Until now. The company just announced that broadcasters will have the option to save live videos to their phone after they… Read More


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Trump’s TSA Budget Fails to Cut the Obvious: Air Marshals

Trump’s TSA Budget Fails to Cut the Obvious: Air Marshals

Trump’s TSA Budget Fails to Cut the Obvious: Air Marshals

Opinion: The Trump administration should direct more funding to TSA programs that prevent actually terrorism—not the air marshals. The post Trump’s TSA Budget Fails to Cut the Obvious: Air Marshals appeared first on WIRED.
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Chaos leads to stronger carbon fiber

Chaos leads to stronger carbon fiber
Carbon fiber is widely used in aircraft and performance cars thanks to its light-yet-strong nature, but it's still a fuzzy science. What's the ideal baking temperature, and the resulting degree of chaos in carbon atoms, that you need to make the stur…
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The “Terminator” of startups says he’s seeing two to four wind-downs a week

The “Terminator” of startups says he’s seeing two to four wind-downs a week
 For the last 25 years, Marty Pichinson and the firm he cofounded, Sherwood Partners, has specialized in selling off the assets of startups when they fail, as well as helping them extend their runway so if they have to close down, they can do it the right way — in slow motion, versus at high speed. He’s has been given every kind of death-related moniker as a result, from… Read More


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'Zelda' fan creates an ocarina-controlled smart home

'Zelda' fan creates an ocarina-controlled smart home
In the real world, an ocarina is a lot less functional than the magical one Link has in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. As Nintendo 64 lovers know, the Hyrulian hero can use his instrument to do things like manipulate the rain and switch betwee…
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Japanese Kendama game gets a digital upgrade and a Kickstarter campaign

Japanese Kendama game gets a digital upgrade and a Kickstarter campaign
 Like all good games, Kendama is easy-ish to learn and frustrating as all ever-loving £%&*@£^% to master. What’s a poor entrepreneur to do when a game hasn’t changed for 400 years? Rename it Dendama, add a boat-load of electronics, invent a slew of multiplayer games and launch a Kickstarter campaign, of course. Read More


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WebMD taps Apple’s ResearchKit for study on factors contributing to healthy pregnancies

WebMD taps Apple’s ResearchKit for study on factors contributing to healthy pregnancies
 There are still a lot of unknowns in the medical world when it comes to pregnancy – including what factors lead to carrying a healthy fetus to term. That’s why WebMD and Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) have launched a new investigative study via WebMD’s newly redesigned pregnancy app and is teaming up with Apple’s ResearchKit to recruit participants to… Read More


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YouTube responds to allegations it censored LGBTQ+ videos

YouTube responds to allegations it censored LGBTQ+ videos
YouTube has found itself accused of effectively censoring LGBTQ+ content, and its creators, thanks to its restricted mode. YouTuber Rowan Ellis discovered that the site has been marking videos concerning gender and sexuality as inappropriate content….
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Museums use CT scans to take the mystery out of mummies

Museums use CT scans to take the mystery out of mummies
Most of us have a rather cinematic view of mummies: a bandaged body rising out of a sarcophagus, stumbling toward whoever just disturbed their slumber. Of course, this could never happen and not just for supernatural reasons. Mummies are wrapped up p…
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Y Combinator’s quest for diversity

Y Combinator’s quest for diversity
 Entrepreneurs, investors, press and other tech enthusiasts are flocking to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View later today to take part in a yet another Y Combinator Demo Day. Diversity hasn’t always been a priority at YC, but its president Sam Altman has been relatively vocal about diversity and the accelerator’s push to increase it in recent years. In YC’s… Read More


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