Indonesian mobile cinema keeps old film format alive in digital age

Reuters | 2017-05-30

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian entrepreneur Kamaluddin loves the gritty look of old 35-millimeter film so much that he spends most of his nights screening vintage movies at weddings and parties around Jakarta, the capital. ......

BMW smart scooter always knows where you want to go

The Daily Mail | 2017-05-29

The 'BMW Motorrad Concept Link' has a touchscreen dashboard, and can be connected to the rider's online calender so it always knows where they want to go. ......


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Britain's Heathrow says BA to run full flight schedule on Tuesday

Reuters | 2017-05-30

May 29 (Reuters) - British Airways expects to run a full flight schedule at London's Heathrow on Tuesday after a worldwide computer system failure at the airline stranded 75,000 passengers over a holiday weekend, the airport said on Monday. ......

Venezuela opposition accuses Goldman Sachs of financing dictatorship

Reuters | 2017-05-29

CARACAS, May 29 (Reuters) - The president of Venezuela's opposition-run Congress on Monday accused Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs of "aiding and abetting the country's dictatorial regime" following a report that it had bought $2.8 billion in bonds from the cash-strapped country. ......


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A Paris school is using AI to monitor distracted students

Engadget | 2017-05-26

For those of us who zone out during university lectures, the temptation multiplies when you taking classes from home. Next fall, a business school in France will try to stop online students from getting distracted with an AI app called Nestor. To jud... ......

100-Year-Old Drug Produces Temporary Improved Learning Skills In Autistic Children

IFL Science | 2017-05-26

When looking for interventions for the negative aspects of autism, few people would look to a hundred-year-old drug used to fight African parasites. Yet this is where Professor Robert Naviaux of the University of San Diego has ended up. His study so far is very small scale, and the benefits have...


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Bernie Sanders: A Big Message I Have for Corporate America

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