What is National Period Day?

We rarely talk in public about periods, but this is changing with Saturday's first-ever National Period Day. On this day, people in all 50 states are rallying to highlight an invisible problem — period poverty.

UK's National Health Service Moves To NoSQL Running On an Open-Source Stack

An anonymous reader sends this news from El Reg: The U.K.'s National Health Service has ripped the Oracle backbone from a national patient database system and inserted NoSQL running on an open-source stack. Spine2 has gone live following successful redevelopment including redeployment on new,

Walmart.com Reports Biggest Cyber Monday In History, Mobile Traffic At 70% Over The Holidays

There were some discrepancies this year between the figures from various firms tracking 2014’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday’s online sales, with IBM reporting only single-digit growth, and others like Adobe and ChannelAdvisor stating Black Friday online sales were up over 20%.

On International Women’s Day, Thoughts On Gender And STEM

Editor’s Note: Wende Cover joined as the new Director of Media and Communications in June 2011, where her primary focus and role on the promotion of the Internet Society’s vision, mission, and values.In nearly every country in the world, technology plays a major role. Yet,

The Secrets Of Highly Efficient Napping

Not all naps are created equal. Some naps have been shown to rejuvenate where others boost creativity. What's more, when you nap can be as important as how you nap. Here's how to nap like a professional, nap-taking machine. Here's how to nap like you MEAN IT.Read more...

Romania calls for 3 days of mourning after nightclub fire kills at least 27

Romania's government declared a three-day period of national mourning beginning Saturday hours after a heavy metal concert at a Bucharest nightclub ended with a tragic fire and stampede, leaving at least 27 people dead and nearly 200 injured.Victor Ponta, Romania's prime minister,

What's the Difference Between 'Party Cloudy' and 'Mostly Sunny'?

If you ever thought it was difficult to tell the difference between “partly cloudy” and “mostly sunny,” you’re not alone. Established by the National Weather Service (NWS) according to a loose set of rules,

IT insurance: It's not just about stolen computers

In this feature, we look at some of the virtual risks that could afflict your company, and what you can do to minimise the damage caused when they occur. Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/27/it-insurance-its-not-just-about-stolen-computers/

A Hundred Years After This Man's Death Scientists Confirmed He Was Murdered

This historical mystery is not a “whodunnit.” It’s more of an “ifdunnit.” In 1908 the emperor of China died a very suspicious death. It took until 2008 for people to know that the person who almost definitely did murder him actually did murder him.Read more...

Fossil With Preserved Tail Feathers and Skin Reveals Dinosaur Plumage Patterns

An undergraduate student from the University of Alberta has uncovered the fossilized remains of an Ornithomimus dinosaur with preserved tail feathers and soft tissue. The remarkable specimen is offering important insights into the plumage patterns of these ancient creatures,

The Horizon For Information Security Jobs

With graduation season upon us, many graduates entering the workforce are understandably anxious about their future employment. However, at least one group is poised to take advantage of a market suffering from a massive skills shortage: cybersecurity professionals. Read More

Apple fans should consider this seriously secure VPN

TL;DR: A two-year subscription to NordVPN is on sale for $3.49 per month as of July 14, saving you 70% on list price.Dedicated followers of all things Apple should consider protecting their devices. We aren't talking about bags, cases, and sleeves here (although those are also important).

The must-have accessory this summer is an inflatable pool

Inflatable pools aren't just for kids anymore — and let's be real, they never really were. If you don't have access to a full-sized pool, you can quickly inflate a blow up pool and pretend you're somewhere else, like a nice vacation spot. We know you'll just be in your backyard, on your deck,

Get a year's access to Dashlane's award-winning password manager for 50% off

TL;DR: Get a one-year subscription to the Dashlane password manager premium plan for half off, dropping the price to $29.99 as of July 14. Attention internet: if everyone takes a few basic steps towards beefing up their passwords, the internet will become a safer place for all. By that,

Bug bites are bound to happen. This can help stop the itch.

TL;DR: Get through the summer with the BITE HELPER® Itch Neutralizer for $31.99, a 20% savings as of July 14. Ah, summer. For some, it's a time of reflection, sunbathing, and day drinking. For others, it's the time when blood-thirsty mosquitos feast on their flesh.

This gadget teaches you how to play ukulele by color-coding the frets with LEDs

TL;DR: Get some help learning how to play without actually taking music classes with the Fret Zealot ukulele teaching device for $99, a 29% savings as of July 14.At some point, everyone wishes they could play an instrumentEveryone.

Get this fancy sweat-proof leather Apple Watch strap for under $50

TL;DR: Give your Apple Watch a new look with the Active Strap: Modern Leather Strap for $49.99, a 28% savings as of July 14.If you have an Apple Watch, chances are you wear it all day long. And considering all the hours you have the high-tech accessory on,

Google's Pixel Buds are now available in more countries including UK and Australia

Google's Pixel Buds earbuds have finally made their way to more countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Singapore, Spain, and the UK. Also, the Buds will soon be available in more colors, Google said in a tweet. Google #PixelBuds are now available in more countries,

Phone cases made of artificial human skin are 100% pure nope

Do you want to feel closer to your smartphone? Then take a gander at this scalding hot bucket of nope: mobile device covers designed to look, feel, and react like human flesh.As first reported by Gizmodo,

New Zealand haka and an Irish folk song clash in a stirring Rugby World Cup moment

Rugby is a brutal sport on the field, but its warm-up showdowns can apparently be just as intense.When the New Zealand All Blacks took the field at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final showdown with Irish Rugby, they were met with some unexpected competition.

Kellogg's releases limited edition cereal box to stem LGBTQ bullying

Cereal boxes usually showcase the smiling faces of sports stars but Kellogg's is doing something different this time.The brand, known best for its sugary cereals like Froot Loops and Frosted Flakes, joined GLAAD in its anti-LGBTQ bullying campaign — deemed Spirit Day on Oct. 17.

又一实体书店的关门词:阅读不死!

网络购书的便利显而易见,电子阅读的趋势或许也是大势所然。

黑莓Q4营收暴跌64% 股价大跌7%

据路透社报道,

雷军专访干货集:小米的边界、愿景和挑战

小白叨一叨:为什么要投资美的而不是海尔?小米生态的真相是什么?为什么要投资100家硬件公司?小米真的是硬件行业 […]

iOS 8.2 Will Be Available Today, Preparing Your Phone For The Apple Watch

Apple’s iOS 8.2 update has now been made official by the company, as it brings support for the upcoming Apple Watch. 8.2 will bring the Apple Watch companion app, and will offer a number of other new features besides building in support for communicating with Apple’s wearable. Read More

Woman with no flight experience crash lands plane with help from controller

The steady instructions of an air traffic controller in the Spanish city of Sevilla helped to save the life of a woman who had never flown a plane before.The Spanish woman, who "had no notion" of flying according to an emergency services spokeswoman,

完全跨站点跨域名单点(SSO)同步登录和注销 - Jinko

先来说说什么是单点登录(SSO)。来自百科的介绍:SSO英文全称Single Sign On,单点登录。SSO是在多个应用系统中,用户只需要登录一次就可以访问所有相互信任的应用系统。它包括可以将这次主要的登录映射到其他应用中用于同一个用户的登录的机制。它是目前比较流行的企业业务整合的解决方案之一。首...

互联网金融:当下最值得关注的机会与风险

从被公认为互联网金融元年的2013年开始,经过伴随着创新牛市和改革牛市飞速发展的2014年,再到牛市泡沫逐步退去、相关政策相继出台和落地的2015年,互联网金融正在逐步从野蛮生长的状态中走向成熟,走向规范。回首过去的2015年,从3月5日《政府工作报告》中的“互联网金融异军突起”,到7月18日《关于促进互联网金融健康发展的指导意见》支持互联网金融健康发展,再到7月31日《非银行支付机构网络支付业务管我们总该用点什么,不然就错过了这个丰腴的时代,如果你正在想着应该用点什么来改变自己的生活,那你已经找对地方了,点击下载独物,或者在应用市场搜索“独物”下载,我们来聊一聊!更有免费众测待你参与

解决MVC中检查用户名是否存在的问题 - Galloping snail

一、实现检测用户名是否已存在。 解决方法如下: 1、字段上加上[Remote("CheckUserName", "User", ErrorMessage = "用户名已经存在")],第一个参数是Action,第二个是Controller,第三个是验证提示的消息。 2、在相应的Action里写入验证代

Baby whale trapped in a shark net finally freed as mum watches on

It's often said that using shark nets along the Australian coast cause more harm than good. While calming the nerves of anxious swimmers, they can trap marine life in their nets, sharks or otherwise. And they don't reduce shark attacks anyway, apparently. 

张嘉佳的“时间海”A轮融资过亿,做青年作家的摆渡人?| 首发

为了拍电影,张嘉佳已经忙的很久没能好好打几把王者荣耀了。三年前,张嘉佳把三十几个自己写的睡前故事集结成册出版,这就是后来卖出近千万本的《从你的全世界路过》。今年国庆,《全世界》同名电影在各大院线上映,张嘉佳自己当编剧,导演则是拍过《匆匆那年》的张一白,截至目前票房接近 8 亿。很多人都以为张嘉佳这是作家跨界影视圈,或者是网红跨界影视圈,但其实不然。早在 2012 年,那时候还没有《全世界》,编剧张嘉佳就已经凭着一部《刀剑笑》拿过台湾金马奖的最佳改编剧本的提名。他甚至还拥有着一家影视公司“时间海”。据悉,这家公司已经完成了来自景林资本和辰海资本的 A 轮融资,金额过亿。

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