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Robo-tractor: Slick self-driving vehicle heralds remote-control farming (VIDEO)
The future of tractors is looking sleek and glossy and more akin to a Transformer than the reliable Massey Ferguson that has served farmers for decades. The only snag? The machines are taking over. Read Full Article at
801 points by Russia Today | Future Time Farm Case Corporation Tractor English-language films Automobile Case IH
Fish scales-powered pacemaker? Scientists transform biowaste into energy harvester
Researchers in India have converted fish scales into an energy harvester for self-powered electronics in a remarkable breakthrough that they hope will one day be used to power pacemakers. Read Full Article at
174 points by Russia Today | Force Electricity Physics Jadavpur University Book of Optics Future Laminate Collagen
College students are running one Fashion Week show
Kelly Cutrone is teaching the students at Marist College how to produce, manage and direct the show.
1081 points by New York Post | New York City Future Time Marist College Poughkeepsie New York School Poughkeepsie Star Trek: The Next Generation
Letter: Candidates aren’t clairvoyant
Candidates aren’t clairvoyantI get a big laugh watching political ads that interrupt my TV viewing.I especially get the biggest chuckle when one candidate tells how his/her opponent might act on this or that matter. Or by clever editing use that candidate’s own words against them.I’ve always felt th...
2 points by Concord Monitor | Prediction Future Futurology Forecasting Time Candidate Laughter Elections
The Latest: Stealthy destroyer sets sail to join US Navy
BATH, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the nation's largest and most expensive destroyer leaving Maine to join the U.S. Navy (all times local):
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Royal Navy Bath Maine Bath Iron Works Zumwalt class destroyer Storm Navy Future Heading
Baltimore YouthWorks program to offer 8,000 summer jobs to young people
Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announced Monday the launch of this year's YouthWorks, an annual city program that provides 8,000 summer jobs to young people in the city.The five-week program, which had more than 14,000 applications from youths aged 14 to 21, is supported by public grants, private...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Youth Young Frostburg State University Want Employment The Work WANT Future
Letter: Thank you for the prayers
Thank you for the prayersDear Citizens of Senate District 2: I’m writing to express my deepest gratitude to all who have offered prayers and support since my beloved Christine was stricken on Jan. 18. For those many who have sent cards, cooked meals for us, cared for our pets, plowed our driveway,...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Senate United States Senate Roman Senate States of Germany Time Affirmation in law Future Positive psychology
Oscar nominee Ruth Negga's red carpet style blends demure and bold
Ruth Negga's starring role as Mildred Loving in "Loving" earned the film its only Oscar nomination, launching the Ethiopian-Irish actress on an intercontinental jet stream of red carpet appearances. At each, Negga has arrived fully in character - as Ruth Negga, force of nature. Though she's a petite...
14 points by Los Angeles Times | English-language films Louis Vuitton Paris Prada Mildred and Richard Loving Red carpet Joel Edgerton Future
Kalter: Study questions genetic drug tolerance
Men who smoke cigarettes could be putting their future children at risk by building up an inherited tolerance to drugs, making doctors question whether their offspring could be less responsive to other drugs like antibiotics, according to new research from University of Massachusetts Medical School.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Drug addiction Cigarette Nicotine Pharmacology Protein Future Psychoactive drug University of Massachusetts Medical School
Apple Music Unveils Its First TV Series, Reveals Spring Launch Plans
Apple offered the first glimpse of the future of series-TV programming on Apple Music at the Recode Media conference, where trailers for its first two series unspooled along with perhaps the most in-depth commentary the man introducing them, content czar Eddy Cue, has yet to share about his employer’s plans in the entertainment business. Cue... Read more »
66 points by Variety | Future CBS The Spring Laguna Niguel California Face Ben Silverman The Conversation Fran Mires
Mensching: Tigers mostly stand pat, and that’s OK
The Tigers received an “F” for their offseason from one ESPN analyst, but they’re in no worse position than a year ago.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Curtis Granderson Major League Baseball Detroit Tigers National Hockey League Future Major League Baseball pitchers Edwin Jackson Detroit Tigers players
Report: State senator to hold press conference about the Astrodome Tuesday
According to news station KHOU, Senators John Whitmire, Paul Bettencourt and Borris Miles will hold a press conference Tuesday to announce the filing of a bill that would require Harris County voters to approve a county project to renovate the Astrodome by raising its floors and installing parking underneath. Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick is expected to be at the announcement. 
117 points by The Houston Chronicle | Houston Future Minute Maid Park Rogers Centre Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Plan Reliant Astrodome
Berlinale: Panorama Curator Wieland Speck Looks Ahead – to the Past
For much of his 25 years as curator of the Berlinale’s Panorama section, Wieland Speck has focused on the future, or finding the next film. But Speck, 65, now feels it’s time for him to switch his focus to the past. “I want to study what I did,” he says. Although he intends to remain... Read more »
4 points by Variety | Film director Manfred Salzgeber Future Teddy Award Time Film Wieland Speck Past
New Costco in Henderson expected to open spring 2018
The landlord for the future second Costco location in Henderson expects a spring 2018 opening date.
3400 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Retailing Shopping mall Costco New York City Anchor store Plan Future Construction permit
Ted Cruz awkwardly congratulates woman suffering from MS
Ted Cruz showed he does’t have the most natural bedside manner, offering one ill woman his congratulations at Tuesday’s CNN town hall. Cruz appeared with Bernie Sanders at the debate to face off on the future of Obamacare. The town hall featured questions about healthcare coverage from audience members, including one woman suffering from Multiple...
2627 points by New York Post | Medicine American Jews Single person Multiple sclerosis Illness Health Vermont Future
Twitter diversity chief to leave, HR chief gone
The departures are the latest in a long series for the struggling company.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Twitter Social media Web 2.0 Rights 2016 Future The Fortunes United States
Hillary Clinton says 'future is female' in new video
Clinton spoke for the first time since Trump's inauguration         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Political action committee Woman English-language films Girl Female Future Democratic Party Politics
100 years of fashion photography
An exhibition showcasing 100 years of fashion photography from the Condé Nast magazine stable -- ranging from 1920s shots of Broadway actresses to some of the most recognizable photos of the supermodel era -- has opened in Beijing.
537 points by CNN | Photography Model Photograph Camera Fashion journalism Edward Steichen Future Model
Baseball: Vince Brown is back as head coach at Foothill
Vince Brown is returning as baseball coach at Santa Ana Foothill after submitting his resignation under pressure to his principal last Thursday. In a tweet on Monday, Brown said, "Today, Dr. Williams and I had the opportunity to meet and discuss the future of Foothill baseball. This has been a...
30 points by Los Angeles Times | Coach Baseball Manager The Opportunity Future Monday Finland Week-day names
'Samurai Jack' is lost in time in first trailer for Season 5
Wade SheridanFeb. 6 (UPI) -- "Samurai Jack" is fighting for a way to make it back to the past in the first trailer for Season 5 of the classic animated series.
6 points by UPI | Dexter's Laboratory Samurai Jack Genndy Tartakovsky Time Future Hanna-Barbera The Powerpuff Girls United Press International
Indie Focus: Checking back in with 'I Am Not Your Negro' and female filmmakers of the '70s and '80s
Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to your weekly field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. I’m not entirely sure that Team LAT is yet entirely re-acclimated from returning to the sea-level altitudes of Los Angeles from the mountain highs of being at Sundance, but we’re getting there. One of...
19 points by Los Angeles Times | Film Laura Dern Future Los Angeles Joan Micklin Silver Time Film director Janesville Mall
Realtor of the week: Former Capitol Hill campaigner back to real estate in Houston
Former Capitol Hill campaigner back to real estate in Houston Cagle, a fourth-generation Houstonian and graduate of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, has never really had one particular focus area, due to the majority of her clients being referrals. Prior to real estate, Cagle worked on Capitol Hill running political campaigns for a host of U.S. Congressmen. The work ethic, long hours, communications, research, and working with a host of different personalities successfully are only a few of the skills she learned on Capitol Hill that transferred easily into real estate and have served Cagle well.
43 points by The Houston Chronicle | Texas Christian University Houston Home Running National Association of Realtors Future United States Capitol Work ethic
Michael Bublé’s son ‘progressing well’ in cancer battle
The family announced 3-year-old Noah's cancer in November.
383 points by New York Post | Luisana Lopilato Family Future Uranium
Gov.-elect Sununu: Next budget must provide good services, stay frugal
Republican Gov.-elect Chris Sununu said on Friday that maintaining “frugality” while providing good services to state residents will be a driving principle as he crafts the next two-year state budget.Sununu addressed state agency heads alongside outgoing Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan as the budget...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | United States Senate Donald Trump Vermont United States Future Massachusetts
Spokesman confirms Faraday Future has suspended Apex construction
A spokesman for Faraday Future confirmed that construction of the electric carmaker’s production facility at North Las Vegas’s Apex Industrial Park is on hold until a yet-to-be-determined date in early 2017.
169 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Automobile Electric vehicle Finance Future Escrow Electric car Vehicle Project
’I want to live’: U.K. teen gets wish to be frozen after death
The teen girl’s instructions were direct: She didn’t want to be buried, but to be frozen.       
8 points by USA Today | Cryopreservation Cryogenics Cryobiology Cryonics Judge Human anatomy Future Court
Dying UK girl convinces judge to let her body be frozen
The teenage girl’s instructions were direct: She didn’t want to be buried, but to be frozen        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Cryobiology Cryopreservation Cryogenics Human anatomy Judge Cryonics Human body Future
Student who tried to rush Trump rally stage off probation
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - With the election over, a federal judge has ended probation for an Ohio man who tried to rush a Donald Trump rally stage. Judge Sharon Ovington's Thursday order says she cut short a scheduled, one-year probation for Thomas DiMassimo based on his probation officer's recommendation and ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | President of the United States Donald Trump Ohio Republican Party 2008 Republican National Convention Crime Future Ivana Trump
Honda and Lego team up with East L.A. children to win Automobility L.A. Design and Developer Challenge
L.A. Auto Show 2016 live updates: The Chevy Bolt EV wins Green Car of the Year Nov. 17, 2016, 11:02 a.m. The Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public Friday and ends Nov. 27. Take a look through our coverage from the four days of press previews and keynotes, known as AutoMobility L.A., to see...
203 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Automobile Urban sprawl Creativity Future Vehicle Motorcycle Western United States
UNLV roundup: Psoma leads San Diego State to sweep over volleyball team
Alexandra Psoma had 16 kills and six blocks to lead host San Diego State to a 3-0 win over UNLV in a Mountain West volleyball match Wednesday.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | United States Mountain West Conference Volleyball San Diego State University Future American film actors Aztec Tournament
Don’t trust a single forecast. The consensus all year has been that Clinton will win.
We combine forecasts from six different kinds of predictions, not just polls. And since it became clear that Trump would be the nominee in February, the forecast has remained remarkably stable.
2563 points by The Washington Post | Prediction Futurology Election Future Forecasting Elections Voting Reference class forecasting
TV Review: ‘Timeless’
Every now and then, a show comes along that is so ridiculous — so expansively silly — that it goes around the bend from meaningless to meaningful, from a blank canvas to one whose emptiness signifies something profound. “Timeless” is such a show — maybe. It’s either unintentionally brilliant or unintentionally just very funny —... Read more »
505 points by Variety | Time travel Time General relativity The Time Machine Future Spacetime Time machine H. G. Wells
Judge denies request to declare school staff desegregated
AMITE, La. (AP) - A U.S. District Judge has denied the Tangipahoa Parish School Board's request for its staff to be declared desegregated, saying the board needs to provide more information. The Daily Star of Hammond reports ( that in June, the school board requested a final declaration on unitary ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Hammond Louisiana Broadsheet Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana United States Lebanon United Kingdom The Washington Times Future
Summit MetroParks invests $3.5 million in new endowed fund at Akron Community Foundation
Summit MetroParks' $3.5 million investment represents the second largest gift establishing an endowment fund in Akron Community Foundation's 61-year history. The fund is now the foundation's fifth largest endowed fund. AKRON, Ohio - Summit MetroParks announced Friday it has established a $3.5 million endowment fund at Akron Community Foundation. The new fund will generate interest, which can be redirected to the park service for any project that supports MetroParks' mission, such as programming, trail development or habitat and wildlife research. MetroParks' investment represents the second largest gift establishing an endowment fund in Akron Community Foundation's 61-year history. The fund is now the foundation's fifth largest endowed fund. Akron Community Foundation President and CEO John Petures said he applauds the MetroParks' vision. "Here is one wonderful opportunity to help the community, the environment, recreation, exercise, and all the things that relate to quality of life, grow and remain strong into perpetuity," Petures said. MetroParks, now in its 95th year, established its own foundation in 1991. Over the years, the MetroParks Foundation didn't flourish, said Park District Commissioner Jane Bond. "We decided that it needed to be invigorated and we thought the best way to do that was through a strategic partnership with another entity that's very important to our community," Bond said. "It's a wonderful thing for this community that two important institutions can come together with an eye toward making a future that's going to benefit both of our commitments." MetroParks Executive Director Lisa King said the MetroParks Foundation has helped the park service with special projects. And, with about $1.2 million remaining, the MetroParks Foundation will still help in cases when funding is needed quickly. "This relationship is going to allow us to do more in the future," King said of the new endowment fund. "It's just a great partnership. MetroParks' move could spark other organizations to follow suit, establishing funds at the community foundation that will grow and provide income for years to come, Petures said. Akron Community Foundation currently oversees 102 Agency Endowment Funds.
16 points by The Plain Dealer | Akron Ohio Financial endowment Community foundations Finance Funding Edwin Coupland Shaw Future Akron Community Foundation