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Western Digital’s external hard drives get a makeover. External storage isn’t sexy.

Western Digital’s external hard drives get a makeover

It’s important and probably necessary. But it’s not sexy. Rwanda begins Zipline commercial drone deliveries. What is being hailed as the world's first commercial regular drone delivery service is beginning drop-offs in Rwanda.

Rwanda begins Zipline commercial drone deliveries

The operation uses fixed-wing drones that automatically fly to destinations in the central African nation. They release small packages attached to parachutes without needing to land at the delivery points before returning. The technology promises to make deliveries much faster than had previously been possible by road. Image copyright Zipline Zipline - the US start-up running the project - is made up of engineers who formerly worked at Space X, Google, Lockheed Martin and other tech companies.

Mars One's 100 remaining candidates for one way trip undergo 'intense' testing. It's been described as a publicity-seeking scam, but backers of the Mars One mission are adamant they will establish a colony on the red planet in 2027.

Mars One's 100 remaining candidates for one way trip undergo 'intense' testing

The Dutch firm, Mars One wants four astronauts to land on Mars every two years in the mid 2020s, steadily increasing the settlement's size. Today they revealed 100 candidates on the shortlist to establish a human colony on the planet Mars are to undergo tests as part of a new phase of the selection process to cut them down to just 40. Scroll down for video. Priscilla Presley sends Twitter wild with youthful look on Lorraine. She revealed in the past she had been the victim of botched treatment from an unqualified plastic surgeon.

Priscilla Presley sends Twitter wild with youthful look on Lorraine

And Priscilla Presley, 71, shocked viewers with her incredibly youthful appearance on Thursday morning's installment of Lorraine, showcasing a smooth, wrinkle free complexion. The former wife of Elvis chatted to host Lorraine Kelly about her late ex-husband during her rare interview on British TV. Scroll down for video Ageless: Priscilla Presley, 71, shocked viewers with her incredibly youthful appearance on Thursday morning's installment of Lorraine, showcasing a smooth, wrinkle free complexion. How long does it take to travel to Mars? - A Mission to Mars. Apollo 11 Facts and Details. Big Soda May Be Messing With Our Most Trusted Health Organizations. The Strange Politics of Peter Thiel, Trump’s Most Unlikely Supporter.

When Peter Thiel has the first move in a chess game, he lifts his e2 pawn, the fifth from the left and the one directly in front of his king, and advances it two spaces.

The Strange Politics of Peter Thiel, Trump’s Most Unlikely Supporter

It’s an aggressive tactic, putting the bishop and queen into play, which is why Thiel likes it. The king’s pawn, as it’s known, was the preferred opening by the American chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer. And even though Thiel considers the move more perilous than another popular opening, the queen’s pawn, he’s made it his go-to. “It’s the attacking move,” he explained last year. “If you’re short of world champion level, I always enjoy increasing the risk involved and the volatility of the game.” Finland Education System Is Very Laid Back, And Totally Working. When it comes to education, the Finnish know what they’re doing.

Finland Education System Is Very Laid Back, And Totally Working

The Scandinavian country has one of the top education systems in the world, and this year, ranked number one in literacy. So what’s Finland’s secret? Arnold Schwarzenegger Son: Actor Shares Rare Photo Of Joseph. Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon at Strawberry Fields gates in January 1984.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Son: Actor Shares Rare Photo Of Joseph

His father, of course, was the famous John Lennon. Sean Lennon attends the "Don Jon" premiere on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall in Barbados in December 1983. 'Wow, Prince is here': musician's Paisley Park estate reopens as a museum. Karla Wennerstrom had been inside Paisley Park more times than she could count during Prince’s lifetime.

'Wow, Prince is here': musician's Paisley Park estate reopens as a museum

On her visit on Thursday morning, as one of the first fans allowed in to the late musician’s home and studio since his death, many things were left just the same as they had been. But visitors also noticed a few new additions, including Prince’s urn. “We thought, ‘Wow, Prince is here,’” said Chris Skluzacek, 44, of Montgomery, Minnesota. “It just got silent. People were standing around. Marijuana prison venture is Damian Marley's vision for economic growth. Reggae superstar Bob Marley liked to say that “herb is the healing of the nation”.

Marijuana prison venture is Damian Marley's vision for economic growth

Now his youngest son, Damian Marley, is putting that claim to the test with a marijuana venture that promises to transform a decaying California prison into a huge medical marijuana manufacturing plant. It also promises to revitalize a depressed rural town that long depended on a prison economy, but is now turning to pot. How can Fox News think it's OK to mock Asian-Americans in 2016? How many trite, stale Asian stereotypes can you cram into four minutes?

How can Fox News think it's OK to mock Asian-Americans in 2016?

That’s the question that Jesse Watters, the buffoonish correspondent on Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor, answered for us earlier this week in his latest man-on-the-street “Watters’ World” segment. He takes a trip to Manhattan’s Chinatown, ostensibly to interview Chinese American voters on their thoughts on the presidential election. Iran’s hijab law triggers scepticism among players before World Chess Championship. AdBlock Plus STEP 1 – Click on the AdBlock Plus icon on the top right of your browser STEP 2 – A drop-down menu will appear with a check mark followed by Enabled on this site STEP 3 – Click the button to until the text reads Disabled on this site.

The 22-year-old chess star boycotting Iran World Championships over hijab - BBC Newsbeat. CB News - Nazí Paikidze and the Hijab protest in chess. The hijab is a veil traditionally worn by Muslim women in the presence of adult males outside of their immediate family, which usually covers the head and chest. International news media reports (selection) Oct. 4 2016, Indian Express: Iran’s hijab law triggers scepticism among players before World Chess Championship In February next year Iran will host a rare international women’s event – the world chess championship. Though, the tournament is still four months away, the tournament has created a buzz around the world. There is skepticism, outrage and plain amusement over Iran’s insistence on all women, including visitors, wearing hijab in public.

Failure would result in a fine or a prison term. US Chess Champion: I'd Rather Sacrifice My Career Than Be Forced to Wear a Hijab. The reigning US Women’s Chess Champion has said she would rather sacrifice her career than submit to demands to wear a hijab at the next world championship. Nazi Paikidze, one of the nation’s best-ranked players, swore to boycott the 2017 contest, which is being held in Iran and will have an enforced Islamic dress code. Paikidze admitted that the decision will harm her career, but said that doing the bidding of an oppressive regime in order to compete is not a price worth paying. Why Did Steven Seagal Punch John Leguizamo. The AI Revolution: Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life. By Roger Parloff Illustration by Justin Metz Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and will soon transform corporate America.

Over the past four years, readers have doubtlessly noticed quantum leaps in the quality of a wide range of everyday technologies. Most obviously, the speech-recognition functions on our smartphones work much better than they used to. How Howard Stern Owned Donald Trump. To anyone who’s listened to “The Howard Stern Show” since it hit the national airwaves in 1986, Stern’s name still conjures the snicker of adolescent dirty talk, and the occasional sicko comment about Columbine or the developmentally disabled. But now, to the “WTF” of his own audience, Stern has emerged at the center of the national political conversation, a ghost in the machine of the 2016 presidential campaign. Story Continued Below It was on Stern’s show, after all, that Donald Trump, then a playboy real estate mogul, called former Miss Universe turned Hillary Clinton supporter Alicia Machado an “eating machine.”

It was on Stern’s show that Trump now infamously said he supported the Iraq War (“I guess so”)—a recording that flatly disproves his countless claims he was against it. On Stern’s show, Trump also said it’s “hard to be a 10” if a woman is flat-chested and called the challenge of avoiding STDs his “personal Vietnam.” What is Steve Jobs' 'real' legacy? Exclusive: Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for U.S. intelligence - sources. Hillary Clinton addresses Donald Trump’s veterans’ suicide comments [Video] Worst Advice: Daymond John [Video] There’s one main difference between Chinese and Mexican immigrants who come to the US illegally. An Oxford University professor explains the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics in layman's terms — Quartz. 2pac Shakur died broke says Afeni Shakur Interview. 2pac Shakur died broke says Afeni Shakur Interview.

2pac Shakur died broke says Afeni Shakur Interview. Tupac Talks Donald Trump & Greed in America in 1992 Interview. Tupac's Comments About Donald Trump in 1992 Are Sadly Relevant Today. When Men Keep Demanding Sex From Their Partners Over and Over - Chinese roadworkers unearth 43 fossilised dinosaur eggs. 2016 Election Forecast: Who Will Be President? Why I had to kill my sister to defend our family’s ‘honor’ Marathon training made me fat. Carnegie Deli shut down over possible illegal gas hookup. Carnegie Deli will close at end of 2016. Couple’s deadly brawl caught on chilling surveillance video. At Carnegie Deli in Manhattan, Just 3 Months of Pastramis to Go.

Donald Trump’s Business Decisions in ’80s Nearly Led Him to Ruin. State Attorney General Orders Trump Foundation to Cease Raising Money in New York.