Daily Archives: January 2, 2019

Corkscrew sponge sucks up carbon dioxide, ignores nitrogen

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1434121 Enlarge / GILLETTE, Wyo.: A truck loaded with coal is viewed from the Eagle Butte Coal Mine Overlook which is operated by Alpha Coal. The area is a large producer of coal. Gillette uses the moniker of “The Energy … Continue reading

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Industrial Waste From Ants Emits Potent Greenhouse Gas

https://gizmodo.com/industrial-waste-from-ants-emits-potent-greenhouse-gas-1831431159 New research shows that garbage piles produced by leaf-cutter ants emit significant amounts of nitrous oxide—a potent greenhouse gas. Chemical reactions within the organic waste piles produced by leaf-cutter ants create copious amounts of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide, … Continue reading

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Turn Your Old Gameboy Into the Ultimate Retro Controller With This Custom Cartridge

https://gizmodo.com/turn-your-old-gameboy-into-the-ultimate-retro-controlle-1831428498   As playing retro games on modern consoles has become more popular, so has the accessories market dedicated to reviving classic controllers that promise to make the retro gaming experience feel more authentic. But why buy the same hardware … Continue reading

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Chrome OS’ USBGuard Locks down USB Ports

https://www.legitreviews.com/chrome-os-usbguard-locks-down-usb-ports_209920 Posted by Shane McGlaun | Wed, Jan 02, 2019 – 8:00 AM Fans of Chrome OS and the Chromebooks that run the operating system will soon have a new security method to protect their machines. The new security feature … Continue reading

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Netflix Pulls American TV Episode in Saudi Arabia That Criticizes Khashoggi Murder and Silicon Valley Investment

https://gizmodo.com/netflix-pulls-tv-episode-in-saudi-arabia-criticizing-kh-1831426649 Netflix has removed an episode of comedian Hasan Minhaj’s show Patriot Act from the streaming platform in Saudi Arabia amid pressure from the Saudi government. The episode, which was first made available around the world on October 28, 2018, … Continue reading

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