The Best Trail Running Shoes (2018): Salewa, Vasque, Hoka One One, and More
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +0000
These light, nimble, and rugged trail runners will become your favorite all-purpose outdoor shoes.
Zoox vs. San Francisco, Good News for Tesla, and More Car News This Week
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +0000
Plus: BMW goes after Uber, robo-cars get new rule books, the dream of a solar-powered car, and more.
How to Secure Your Accounts With Better Two-Factor Authentication
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +0000
Two-factor authentication is a must, but don't settle for the SMS version. Use a more secure authenticator app instead.
Meet the Woman Who Rocked Particle Physics—Three Times
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +0000
Sau Lan Wu spent decades working to establish the Standard Model of particle physics. Now she’s searching for what lies beyond it.
Meet the Mind Behind Giphy's Best GIFs
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +0000
As a founder of Giphy Studios, the first creative agency devoted to making original GIFs, Samantha Scharff knows how to slow your scroll.
Venmo Privacy, Ransomware Attacks, and More Security News This Week
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 13:01:00 +0000
Russian meddling, Venmo privacy, and more of the week's top security news.
The 'Ada Lace' Books Will Get Girls Interested in STEM
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +0000
Emily Calandrelli's children's books weave in science throughout.
Space Photos of the Week: Sweeping the Clouds Away on Titan
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +0000
With infrared eyes, astronomers are more than scratching the surface of Saturn’s hazy moon.
Solar May Never Power Your EV, But You Can Still Drive on Sunshine
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +0000
Solar panels may never be good enough to keep electric cars from being plugged in, but advances in the tech make driving on power generated from the Sun a near-term possibility.
Instant Pot Max Review: Not Quite Instant Success
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +0000
Don't replace your existing multicooker just yet.
By Firing James Gunn During Comic-Con, Marvel's Reckoning Came at the Worst Time Possible
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 03:32:10 +0000
Sacking the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' helmer was the worst outcome of a lose-lose situation.
Comic-Con 2018: 'Glass' Is the Movie M. Night Shyamalan Wanted to Make For Comics Fans
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 03:28:47 +0000
When the filmmaker made 'Unbreakable' in 2000, the studio told him to avoid mentioning comics. Those days are done.
Comic-Con 2018: James Wan Knows About Your 'Aquaman' Memes—and He Likes Them
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 00:47:33 +0000
And other tidbits from a conversation with the director.
Facebook’s Fight Against Fake News Keeps Raising Questions
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 23:42:12 +0000
One day after CEO Mark Zuckerberg had to clarify his position on Holocaust deniers, Facebook announced a new policy to take down misinformation that might lead to violence.
Facebook Confirms It's Working on a New Internet Satellite
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 23:18:11 +0000
Emails obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request reveal the social network has had plans to launch low Earth orbit satellites since at least 2016.
Turns Out Cities Can't Sue Oil Companies for Climate Change
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 22:22:44 +0000
Municipalities all over the US are taking oil companies to court for damages related to global warming. They're losing.
Charting Juul's Face-Off With Legislators and Watchdogs
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 21:36:00 +0000
This week, special guest Nitasha Tiku charts Juul's ever-changing relationship with its consumers, its investors, and those who oppose its product.
The Midterm Elections Are Already Under Attack
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:14:53 +0000
Phishing attempts and DDoS attacks have begun hitting 2018 campaigns. The US seems ill-prepared to meet the challenge.
How a Team of Experts Quelled Colorado's Enormous Spring Fire
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:29:49 +0000
The state's third-largest wildfire ever burned more than 100,000 acres and destroyed more than 200 homes.
This Man Tried to Break the World Record for Paper Airplane Flight
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:47:00 +0000
On Friday, John Collins—aka The Paper Airplane Guy—had ten attempts to break his own world record for paper flight distance. He came up short.
Exploji! A Timeline of Emoji's Sudden, Drastic Rise
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:00:00 +0000
Apple’s 2011 release of the emoji keyboard may have signaled the start of the spike, but it feels like emoji have been with us forever.
The Best Backpacks for Work (2018): GoRuck, Peak Design, Chrome, Tom Bihn
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +0000
These are the work bags that we absolutely adore.
'No Man's Sky' Finally Gets Multiplayer, and Everything Else in Games This Week
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +0000
This week, we've got some big growth for some big games, alongside a very late bug fix and an excellent Nintendo Switch port.
Welcome to the Era of Orbital Publicity Stunts
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +0000
Are science and commerce the only legitimate pursuits off-planet—and who gets to decide?
Beyond Elon Musk's Drama, Tesla's Cars Are Thrilling Drivers
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +0000
Look beyond the Twitter antics and the up-and-down stock price, and you'll find a growing mass of happy customers.
Post-Prime Day Deals: Dell, Bose, Urbanears
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +0000
Did you miss the excellent deals this week? Don't worry. We got you.
Zoox Flashes Serious Self-Driving Skills in Chaotic San Francisco
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +0000
The secretive startup has released a video showing its car facing down some of San Francisco’s gnarliest thoroughfares and San Franciscans’ most befuddling behaviors.
Uber's CEO Faces an Impossible Decision
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +0000
With employees critiquing executives in the press, Dara Khosrowshahi must now decide whether to repeat history, or forge a new company culture based on trust.
Some Scientists Work With China, but NASA Won't
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +0000
NASA's ban on scientific contacts doesn't apply to all academics.
How Americans Wound Up on Twitter's List of Russian Bots
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +0000
Researchers analyzing the pattern of tweets say 20 or more real Americans may have been erroneously included on a list given to Congress, and later publicized.