Daniel Craig Isn't Giving Up Bond Yet + You Can Skype in 6 Languages

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  • After several hats were thrown in the ring, Daniel Craig said Spectre won’t be his last Bond movie. There has been mounting speculation that this is the final film for Craig, with everyone from Hugh Jackman to David Beckham bidding for the coveted spot. But in a recent interview, Daniel said he wasn’t ready to give up the role yet, not for a long time. “I’m contracted for one more—but I’m not going to make predictions,” he said. — The Wrap
     
  • Skype has integrated a real-time translator into its desktop version. Now you can make a video call in English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, and Spanish without ever needing to learn a language. The new update will be rolled out for the Microsoft Windows desktop app over the next few weeks, and a new translator button will show up within conversations. — The Verge
     
  • The U.S. Postal Service has released Peanuts Christmas stamps. The new collection celebrates the upcoming 50th anniversary of the popular TV show and will feature stills from 10 scenes from the 1965 A Charlie Brown Christmas special. The stamps will be available for purchase this month in line with the launch of the Peanuts film. — USA Today
     
  • A new 3D printer makes objects emerge from liquid. Inspired by the mercurial T-1000 bot from Terminator 2, University of North Carolina professor Joseph DeSimone created Carbon3D, which “creates objects from the top down, in one continuous motion.” The new rig is faster and more effective. The process begins with a bath of liquid resin that hardens when exposed to UV light, and then targeted blasts shape the form, drawing the object out of the soup. — Wired
     
  • The U.S. and China have agreed to ban the commercial trade of ivory. The historic move comes after a survey from Chinese citizens showed 95% of respondents wanted the government to impose a ban on the trade. The two countries plan to collaborate on public education and how to tackle the ongoing issue. The decision also puts extra pressure on Hong Kong to ban its legal trade, which has been a global hub for commercial ivory. — Inhabitat

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