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Amazon has loads of great shows to keep you entertained. Here are some of the best.
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There's no way to search for a specific show by name on Pluto TV. Instead of directly searching, you can browse through Pluto TV's catalog by genre, channel, and the time of day when the show airs. Searching for a show like this is almost exactly the same whether you're using Pluto TV on your computer, mobile device, or TV. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Pluto TV is a popular video streaming service that offers a combination of live TV and on-demand content that's all free.  While Pluto offers an enormous amount of content, there's no search feature available in any of its apps. Pluto is designed to look and work like a traditional channel guide for a cable TV or satellite system, and relies entirely on browsing to find the shows you want to watch.  It seems likely that as the service grows in popularity, a true search tool will eventually be developed for Pluto TV. In the meantime, here is how to use Pluto's browsing functions to search for TV shows and movies.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: Pluto TV (Free at Pluto TV) Samsung 50-inch Smart TV (From $399.99 at Best Buy) iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to search for live TV on Pluto TV No matter which platform you're using to view Pluto TV — the web, a mobile device, or your smart TV — the interface is essentially identical; the only difference is whether you control it using a mouse, your finger, or a remote control. As mentioned, there's no way to search directly for a show within Pluto TV. However, you can browse. 1. Start by narrowing your selection to the genre or category you're interested in. On the web and smart TVs, you'll find the list of categories on the left side of the screen, and it includes a dozen options like Movies, Comedy and Sports. On your phone or tablet, the categories scroll to the left and right above the channels.  2. Once you select a category, scroll through the available channels within the category.  3. When you see the show you want to watch, select it. Note that you can only watch the show that's currently airing — you'll have to wait to see any shows listed to the right, as if you were watching live TV (which is essentially what you're doing).  How to search for on demand programming on Pluto TV 1. Switch to on demand by selecting "On Demand" at the top of the screen (or, on your phone or tablet, at the bottom). 2. Choose the category you want to search for — you can find the categories on the left side of the screen on the web and smart TV, or across the top on your phone.  3. Scroll through the available on-demand options and select the movie you want to watch.  Related coverage from Tech Reference: 'Can you record on Sling TV?': How to add Cloud DVR to the internet TV service and use it to record shows and movies Does Hulu have ESPN? How to get the popular sports network packaged with your Hulu plan How to search on the Quibi app to find content by title, talent, genre, and more 'What is the X-Ray feature on Amazon Prime Video?': How to find and view bonus material about TV shows and movies How to find and watch your Amazon Prime Video purchases on any device SEE ALSO: The best 4K TVs Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Pathologists debunk 13 coronavirus myths
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Montblanc has released new smart headphones. It marks the heritage brand's first major foray into new technology. The company also released a smartwatch collection. In a new interview with Business Insider, Felix Obschonka, Montblanc's director of new technologies, spoke about designing new products and how the company plans to continue its expansion in tech.  This is part of Business Insider's "The Style Series," highlighting fashion entrepreneurs around the world. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Headphones have arguably become the most important accessory of the modern era. People listen more than ever now — to music, while playing video games, as they edit movies, and when watching TV shows. And of course, they're taking more Zoom calls from home now in the era of remote work prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. Montblanc, a heritage brand founded in Germany in 1906 and best known for its high-end pens and leather goods, has pivoted its offerings to meet the more modern needs of its customer. The company launched its MB O1 headphones and smartwatch collections earlier this year. In an interview with Business Insider, Montblanc's director of new technologies Felix Obschonka explains the process of developing Montblanc's new tech and why the company decided to expand into a new sector. Editor's note: The below interview has been lightly edited and condensed for clarity.SEE ALSO: THE STYLE SERIES: A Gen Z entrepreneur created an interactive shopping app that's like 'Tinder for outfits.' Here's how she did it. DON'T MISS: The Style Series: Twitter's preeminent black fashion historian on 'white nepotism' in the industry — and the urgency of recognizing black America's impact on luxury "The headphones are our most travel-focused product, in the new tech line up that we have." When we ask our customers, 'what is the tool or technology that is most important for you for traveling' — noise-canceling headphones are coming quite high in the list, because it gives them silence from the outside world. They actually can shut out all the noise and stress they have and really focus either on their work or actually relax.  "We took a well-experienced design partner, who helped us get the right angles when thinking about the function of the headphones." We also got a lot of experts from the sound industry who helped us in optimizing the sound. Overall, designing the headphones took us half a year or so. And then the total process of building a pair of headphones is usually between a year and a year and a half. "We're also building mechanical watches. We wanted to have a watch that was true to watch design codes." The watch really looks like a fine Swiss watch, that people would love to wear because they think it's fashionable and good looking. But it spurs with the latest technology. This one can actually comparatively connect to a network without the need for a phone. It was important that we have this connection between the latest technology and the best in design. "It's very crucial [for Montblanc] to design products that are known for quality, craftsmanship, and fine materials. " We see sometimes, a lot of products are, let's say, cost-driven — where people actually say, 'okay, for sure I could do this with nice fine leather material, but if I do it out of another material, I would save costs.' That's something we would never do.  "Technology has become such an integral part of our life … So technology products become important." Consumers have an expectation for brands to touch every aspect of their life, or a lot more of their life than ever before. A lot of our consumers expect us to give them a holistic experience — meaning that you're not only getting your duffle bag, your writing instrument, and the watch, but you get the full experience from the brand.
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This week, Twitch streamer Pokimane demonstrated how to expertly handle the internet drama industrial complex.
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These are the five tell-tale signs that your identity is no longer your own.
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Looks like the Galaxy Fold successor will be called the Galaxy Z Fold 2 after all. Could it be waterproof and get rid of the first model's biggest screen eyesore? Rumors say yes.
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Lamborghini promised something outrageous from the Essenza SCV12, and sure enough the track-only hypercar promises to drop jaws whether standing still or at speed. Latest in the Italian automaker’s series of limited-edition, super-exclusive coupes, it boasts both the most powerful V12 that Lamborghini has ever made, and engineering that not only borrows from, but actually surpasses “proper” race cars. “Essenza … Continue reading
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Do you want to make a big statement with little commitment and on a budget? A 3-D style wallpaper could be the most significant impact you make without knocking down walls. Our favorite 3-D wallpapers include some interesting effects designed to fool the eye and make your space unforgettable. We’ve included some of our preferred […] The post The best 3D wallpaper to create textured walls with minimal effort appeared first on 21Oak.
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The Major Lague Baseball season starts this week and the Orioles are facing the Red Sox. Here's how to watch.
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After launching two NASA astronauts into orbit in May, SpaceX is now set to bring them back from the International Space Station on August 2 in the same spaceship. Elon Musk has said this stage of the mission worries him most. SpaceX's Crew Dragon ship will need to undock from the space station, survive a fiery fall through Earth's atmosphere, and deploy parachutes to safely land in the Atlantic Ocean. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station are in the middle of a historic mission: the first-ever commercial human spaceflight. The high-stakes test of SpaceX's human-grade spaceship, the Crew Dragon, sent NASA's Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the station atop the company's Falcon 9 rocket on May 30. The spaceship successfully docked to the space station the next day. But now comes the hard part: bringing the crew back to Earth. Behnken and Hurley must board the Crew Dragon again and hurtle back through the atmosphere — a voyage that will require the spacecraft to weather temperatures up to 3,500 degrees Fahrenheit. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has said this is the part of the mission that worries him most. "The return is more dangerous in some ways than the ascent, so we don't want to declare victory yet," Musk told reporters after the launch. The astronauts' return timeline was initially unclear. The spaceship — currently sitting attached to the ISS — has up to 110 days from arrival until a corrosive form of oxygen high above Earth degrades its solar panels. But NASA set a date for the return on Friday: Administrator Jim Bridenstine tweeted that the mission is targeting August 1 to undock Crew Dragon from the space station, and August 2 to land it in the Atlantic Ocean. "Weather will drive the actual date," Bridenstine said. If the mission, called Demo-2, finishes according to plan, it will set the stage for SpaceX to regularly ferry astronauts to and from the ISS. Full end-to-end success would restore human spaceflight in the US for the first time since the Space Shuttle program ended in 2011. Here's what to expect during the astronauts' return. The Crew Dragon must survive a fiery fall through Earth's atmosphere Returning Behnken and Hurley from the space station to a safe landing point in the ocean could take anywhere from six to 30 hours, NASA spokesperson Stephanie Schierholz told Business Insider. The length of the journey depends on when NASA chooses to begin it. When the time comes, Behnken and Hurley will climb back into the Crew Dragon and the spaceship will retract the hooks that hold it onto the ISS. Crew Dragon will then gently fire its thrusters to propel itself away from the orbiting laboratory. Once it's far enough from the ISS, the capsule will fire more aggressively to put itself on the right path to its splashdown location off of Florida's Atlantic coast. From there, the spaceship will shed its tube-like trunk — a lower section outfitted with fuel tanks, solar panels, and other hardware that the astronauts will no longer need. The trunk should fall into Earth's atmosphere and burn up. This will expose the capsule's heat shield. After another six minutes or so of firing thrusters to push it into Earth's atmosphere, the ship will begin to fall. Its heat shield will deflect and absorb the energy of superheated plasma, protecting the hardware and astronauts as they plow through Earth's atmosphere at 25 times the speed of sound. "The part that I would worry most about would be reentry," Musk told Aviation Week's Irene Klotz in May, a few days before the launch. Musk added that his "biggest concern" about the new spaceship is the capsule's asymmetric design. The shape was necessary for the emergency escape system, which can jettison the capsule away from the launching rocket if it fails in mid-air. Though Musk said the asymmetry is unlikely to cause a problem, he worries it could complicate the plunge back to Earth. "If you rotate too much, then you could potentially catch the plasma in the super Draco escape thruster pods," Musk said, adding this could overheat parts of the ship or cause it to lose control due to wobbling. "We've looked at this six ways to Sunday, so it's not that I think this will fail. It's just that I worry a bit that it is asymmetric on the backshell." Catching the spaceship's fall is its own challenge Assuming the Crew Dragon survives the fall through Earth's upper atmosphere, the capsule's parachutes must deploy just minutes later to slow the ship as it falls through thicker parts of the atmosphere. The first chute should release at 18,000 feet, as Crew Dragon rockets toward the ground at 350 mph. It should slow the capsule's fall to about 119 mph by the time it reaches 6,000 feet, when more parachutes will deploy. "The parachutes are new. Will the parachutes deploy correctly? And then will the system guide Dragon 2 to the right location and splash down safely?" Musk said in March 2019, after the company's Demo-1 mission — an uncrewed test flight of its spaceship — lifted off. The parachutes worked well at the end of that mission, but they failed a test just one month later. During a press briefing before the crewed May launch, Hans Koenigsmann, SpaceX's vice president of mission assurance, was asked what kept him up at night in regard to the mission. He, too, pointed to the parachutes, since their packing can't be tested until they're deployed. If all goes well, however, the capsule should splash down in the ocean 22 to 175 nautical miles off the Florida coast. Behnken and Hurley will then wait inside the capsule for 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the weather and the state of the spacecraft, as recovery teams in boats approach. The teams will retrieve the astronauts and give them a preliminary medical checkout. A helicopter will carry Behnken and Hurley to shore. From there they will take a plane to Houston. At that point, the astronauts will have safely completed a mission with a 1-in-276 chance of killing them. "I'm breathing a sigh of relief," Bridenstine said after the Crew Dragon reached orbit on May 30. "But I will also tell you I'm not going to celebrate until Bob and Doug are home safely." Dave Mosher contributed reporting.SEE ALSO: A new SpaceX filing with the FCC suggests Starship rocket prototypes may fly more than 12 miles above Texas within the next 7 months DON'T MISS: SpaceX is on the cusp of winning a high-stakes game of capture the flag that Barack Obama started almost 9 years ago Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why NASA waited nearly a decade to send astronauts into space from the US
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Bill Nye the Science Guy uses science facts to show why we all have different skin colors but also says that we need to start treating each other as equals.
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His hiring follows Skate 4's announcement last month.
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The public beta doesn’t even allow people to change their settings
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St Swithin’s Day, if it does rain / Full forty days, it will remain.
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Scientists think a binary star system may have had a dramatic split resulting in some real cosmic fireworks.
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Chartered Institute of Information Security finds many overworked, under-resourced, stressed Almost one in five infosec pros have quit a job due to overwork or burnout caused by the constant pressure of keeping things safe and doing so without the resources to counter ever-evolving threats.…
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Effective communication and tracking productivity are among employers’ top concerns.
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Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 was the subject of the farthest flyby ever conducted by a spacecraft, and the name it was given didn’t exactly flow off the tongue.NASA suggested Arrokoth as a name for the object to the International Astronomical Union and Minor Planets Center.Arrokoth is a Native American term that means “sky” in the Powhatan/Algonquian language.NASA asked for and received permission of the Powhatan Tribal elders to use the name.Arrokoth was four billion miles from Earth when New Horizons made its flyby.New Horizons principal investigator Alan Stern says that the name Arrokoth reflects the inspiration of looking to the skies and wondering about the stars and worlds beyond our own.
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A Swiss bank set up to handle both traditional financial products and new digital currencies has been given the go-ahead by the country’s regulators.SEBA, the Swiss-based cryptocurrency bank, is now officially operational, The Block reports.The bank reportedly shared a statement with The Block yesterday that said its Swiss clients can now open accounts with the bank.This goes for corporate businesses, asset managers, and professional private investors.Launched earlier this year, the bank received its banking license from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) in August.SEBA says it’s trying to bridge the gap between traditional and digital assets, whilst maintaining high levels of security.
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Chinese game live-streaming platform Huya reported substantial increases in monthly active users (MAUs) and paying users in the third quarter, powering the company’s strong revenue and profit growth for the period.Why it matters: As one of China’s largest game live-streaming platforms, Huya has been expanding its content offerings to include other entertainment genres such as talent shows and anime.Details: Total net revenues for the third quarter rose 77.4% year on year to RMB 2.27 billion ($317 million).Live-streaming revenues for the period surged 77.2% year on year to RMB 2.16 billion, accounting for around 95.2% of Huya’s total revenue for the quarter.The company attributed the growth to higher average spending per paying user and an overall increase in paying users, though it did not disclose specifics.The company’s gross profit more than doubled year on year in the three months ended Sep. 30, reaching RMB 406 million.
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The CF791 offers stunning picture quality, with rich inky blacks, vivid and lifelike colors — right out of the box.The best ultrawide for gaming: Alienware AW3418DWWhy we picked the Alienware AW3418DW:Dell’s 34-inch Alienware ultrawide monitor is an excellent alternative for gamers.It’s backed by Nvidia’s G-Sync technology for smooth, tear-free framerates and an overclockable refresh rate (100Hz native, 120Hz overclock).The AW3418DW includes six physical menu buttons for toggling preset modes, automatic overclocking, dark stabilization, and controlling brightness and contrast.
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The shelter will be run by Mary's Place, a nonprofit that has worked with the company for years.Two years ago, Marty Hartman, the executive director of Mary's Place homeless shelter in Seattle, received a package from Amazon: The company presented her with a golden key symbolizing access to eight floors of a building in its Seattle headquarters.So, in 2017, the company offered Hartman a permanent space in one of Amazon's corporate offices.After Amazon's headquarters were constructed, Seattle saw a considerable rise in rents and home prices.The new shelter is located across the street from the Amazon Spheres — prominent glass domes that double as an employee workspace and greenhouse.The space is designed to be a temporary shelter, so Mary's Place expects 400 families to stay there each year.
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Taking a leaf from natureVideo Scientists have fashioned an unsinkable type of metal by etching the surface with lasers, creating an unusual “superhydrophobic” layer.The new research, published this week in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, was inspired by diving bell spiders and fire ant assemblies.Both types of creepy crawlies are able to travel across water by trapping air bubbles around their bodies, making the surface of their limbs hydrophobic, meaning they repel water molecules, and this enables the animals to float across ponds.Researchers from the University of Rochester in New York took the same idea and applied it to disks of aluminum to create a superhydrophobic structure that doesn't sink.First, the metallic pieces are etched with a quick laser zaps lasting a few femtoseconds on one side.
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A new Fortnite bug may come with serious consequences for some players, at least according to new reports from gamers who have been impacted by it.A game issue has resulted in innocent players being warned for ‘teaming,’ with the advisory noting that the player may experience an account ban if they continue to violate the game’s rules.It’s unclear whether anyone has actually had their account suspended as a result, however.Fortnite is a popular game, updates are pushed out at a blistering rate, and though Epic is diligent about fixing bugs, there’s usually always at least one issue pestering some players at any given moment.This time around, the bug is causing players to panic by presenting them with a warning screen that threats an account ban over teaming.The only problem, according to the players who have seen it, is that they weren’t teaming when the threat appeared.
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Leveraging on nature's ways of adding sulfate groups by enzymes, scientists at The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have for the first time demonstrated how to produce a wide range of sulfated phenolic compounds in microbial hosts - cell factories."The perspectives are far-reaching since sulfation can be used for a wide range of products such as antifouling agents and pharmaceuticals.Adding sulfate residues to phenolic compounds can increase the acidity and solubility of the molecule as well as decreasing the toxicity.As a proof of concept for the sulfation process in cell factories, the researchers wanted to produce zosteric acid.This acid is found in the marina plant eelgrass and is a powerful antifouling agent.This was both done by improving sulfate uptake and by optimizing the availability of the sulfate donor enzyme in the cell.
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Plus, Farage refuses to say where he'll stand for election, having failed to get elected to the Commons seven times already.HuffPost is part of Verizon Media.Verizon Media and our partners need your consent to access your device and use your data (including location) to understand your interests, and provide and measure personalised ads.Verizon Media will also provide you with personalised ads on partner products.Select 'OK' to continue and allow Verizon Media and our partners to use your data, or select 'Manage options' to view your choices.
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Don't want to miss what is set to be another incredible HBO show?Keep reading to find out how to watch Watchmen online - no matter where on Earth you are.Episodes will air weekly on Sundays at 9/8c.Set in an alternative history where crime is prominent and recurring, the police are forced to wear masks to protect their identity from a terrorist organisation - the catch being that the titular vigilantes must also don masks to keep themselves safe.On the justice side fans saw the hooded justice defend civilians and serve justice in a very brutal way as well as detective Angela investigate the murder of police chief Judd Crawford.With the suspense and mystery that episode two brought, fans are gearing up for the following episode which is set to (hopefully) answer a few of their burning questions.
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A new comic called Silver Surfer: Black 5 was released this week with new insight into the origins of the Marvel Universe.If you head back to the origins of this comic series, you find that you’ll need to start before the Silver Surfer: Black comics began, back to Guardians of the Galaxy Annual 1.In said book, some very bad villains called the Black Order created a very dangerous black hole that had potential for ultimate ending of the entire Marvel Comics.In said Guardians of the Galaxy comic, our hero Norrin Radd of the planet Zenn-La (aka The Silver Surfer) destroyed the black hole.In the past, our friend Silver Surfer met with the entity known as Knull.He appears first in the book Thor: God of Thunder 006 (March 13, 2013) in a flashback (without a name, at said time), and made his first real appearance (with name) in Venom 003 (June 27, 2018).
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Apex Legends is finally getting a Duos mode – but for a limited time only.Developer Respawn Entertainment announced on Twitter that the new Duos mode will launch next week, on November 5, for all platforms.Duos mode will allow players to team up with one other player to take on other pairs, much like squads but with less people.Check out Respawn Entertainment's Twitter announcement below:Starting next week, for a limited time, it takes .Dive in to Duos 11/5.Players have been requesting a Duos mode in Apex Legends since the game's launch earlier this year; however, don't hold your breath waiting for it to make a comeback after the limited-time end.
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