'Black Panther' Discussion: This One's Gonna Be Fun
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:24:39 +0000
We've seen it. You've seen it. It's time we all talked it out.
Could Scientists Use Silver Iodide to Make Snow for the Olympics?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:00:00 +0000
You can theoretically "seed" snow in the atmosphere, but it's really hard to tell if it actually works.
Best President's Day Sales (2018) on Laptops, TVs, and Gear
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:04:00 +0000
If you're looking for some surprising savings this weekend, we've dug up a ton for you.
Mechanical Keyboards: Aukey, Logitech Orion, Das Keyboard
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000
Serious typists deserve a responsive keyboard. Here are three steps to tactile heaven.
Apple’s Move to Bring Health Care Records to the iPhone Is Great News
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:00:00 +0000
Opinion: The company’s decision to include an open API in its mobile phone OS has great promise for electronic health records.
Spectra S1 Review: A Nearly-Perfect Breast Pump
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:00:00 +0000
No pump will ever feel like a nursing baby, but the S1 comes closer than most.
The Ongoing Battle Between Quantum and Classical Computers
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:00:00 +0000
The quest for "quantum supremacy"—unambiguous proof that a quantum computer does something faster than an ordinary computer—has paradoxically led to a boom in quasi-quantum classical algorithms.
What Wannabe Smart Cities Can Learn From Ski Resorts
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0000
Why the Winter Olympics should inspire more than your next vacation.
Gear for Remote Workers: Pixelbook, Chrome Vega, Hydro Flask
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000
When you’ve had more than enough of your coworkers, grab this gear and escape to a café.
Harman Kardon Allure Review: Alexa With a Side of Bass
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:00:00 +0000
Buy Harman Kardon’s Allure speaker for Alexa. Keep it for the thumpin' bass.
Twitter's Reaction to McDonald's Changing the Happy Meal Tops This Week's Internet News
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:00:00 +0000
But the disappearing cheeseburger wasn't the only thing the internet was talking about last week. Catch up here.
Want to Stop Climate Change? Educate Girls and Give Them Birth Control
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:00:00 +0000
Opinion: When women aren’t educated or empowered to make their own family planning decisions, the effects can lead to higher carbon emissions.
Olympics 2018: Commentators Should Cut the Chit-Chat and Just Explain the Sport
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:00:00 +0000
Here’s an idea: Maybe just tell me what makes the Olympics a superhuman challenge.
How Long Can a Neutron Live? Depends on Who You Ask
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:00:00 +0000
Two methods of measuring the neutron's longevity give different answers, creating uncertainty in cosmological models. But no one has a clue what the problem is.
The Quest to Recreate the Olympics with Mechanical Turk
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0000
Why one Texas professor pays Turkers to post themselves doing Olympic events on YouTube.
SpaceX Will Launch the First of Its Global Internet Satellites
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0000
They're just two in what will be thousands of orbiting routers.
Sam Cossman’s Crazy-Fun, World-Improving, Somewhat Improbable Universe
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0000
How an idealistic entrepreneur turns wild experiences into viral videos into actual science into a going business concern.
What Trump Still Gets Wrong About How Russia Played Facebook
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 03:06:31 +0000
The president's quote tweet of Facebook executive Rob Goldman misses how the Russians really influenced the election online.
Airport Controllers Trade the Tower for a Screen-Filled Room
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000
At the newly expanded Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida, controllers watch their planes through radar and video, not line-of-sight.
The Etch Clock Makes the Time Appear Out of Nowhere
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000
The timepiece displays the time by pulling its thermoelastic membrane into the cavities beneath the clock's face.
Netflix's 'Altered Carbon' Is Over the Top in Every Way
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:00:00 +0000
Its worldbuilding is expansive and its detective is hard-boiled—it's sci-fi noir turned up to 11.
Space Photos of the Week: Even Geriatric Mars Rovers Know How to Snap Selfies
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:00:00 +0000
The Opportunity rover has been exploring Mars for 14 years. But that doesn't mean it can't put Curiosity's social media skills to shame.
What Is Up With Those Pentagon UFO Videos?
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0000
The Department of Defense released two videos of so-called UFOs. Or did it?
Mueller Indictment Shows Russia's Internet Research Agency Inner Workings
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0000
The most chilling aspect of that blockbuster Mueller indictment? The bureaucracy behind Russia's onslaught.
How Augmented Reality Is Shaping the Future of Play
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0000
Legacy toymakers like Disney, Lego, and Hasbro are all banking on AR to keep their toys relevant in 2018.
Did Russia Affect the 2016 Election? It’s Now Undeniable
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 03:25:07 +0000
In the wake of the Mueller indictment of a Russian troll farm, any attempt to claim that the 2016 election wasn’t affected by Russian meddling is laughable.
In the Russian Investigation, Clues Were Lost in Translation
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:28:49 +0000
To troll effectively, Colonel Gant, you must think in Russian!
How Parkland Students Are Setting and Keeping the Record Straight
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:03:48 +0000
How students are fighting lies, half-truths, and hypocrisy in the wake of the Florida school shooting
Labor Board Rules Google’s Firing of James Damore Was Legal
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:31:23 +0000
Google released the former senior software engineer last August after he wrote a ten-page memo arguing that biological differences between men and women accounted for the gender disparity in software engineering.
A Ruling Over Embedded Tweets Could Change Online Publishing
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:38:05 +0000
A federal judge from New York ruled that embedding a tweet containing an image in a webpage could be considered copyright infringement.