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Millennials Are Screwed

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

Awesome DirecTV Now Deal Gives Prepayers A Free Apple TV 4K

AT&T has just announced an eye-catching deal designed to entice customers to DirecTV Now: A free Apple TV 4K box for anyone who prepays for four months of its TV streaming service.<p>Given that DirecTV Now costs $35 a month, pre-paying for four months of the service would cost you a grand total of …

Smart TV

Explore DM-Less Dungeons With The Expedition Card Game

<i>Join Dave & Molly and a panel of creatives as they work along with audience chat to write and finalize a short sketch during the show’s two-hour run</i> …

This $22 under-bed LED lighting system is our new favorite thing in the world

Remember when we first introduced you to LED backlighting for your TV? Remember how it blew your mind and completely changed your TV viewing …

With Shutdown Looming, Trump Is Tweeting Out Demands. Will He Stick By Them?

"I also protect myself by being flexible. I never get too attached to one deal or one approach."<p>Those words from Donald Trump's <i>The Art of The Deal</i> may be giving congressional Republicans some hope this week.<p>That's because Congress is facing a midnight Friday deadline to pass legislation to keep the …

Yahoo’s Demise Is a Death Knell for Digital News Orgs

The beleaguered company’s failure is a sign of what’s to come for many ad-based websites.<p>Yahoo filed its final quarterly report this week. And just like that, the once-mighty tech firm is exiting public trading.<p>The company has been unraveling—slowly and spectacularly—for more than a decade now. But …

Advertising

Down With 8 A.M. Classes: Undergrads Learn Better Later In The Day, Study Finds

Mariah Evans, a sociology professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, began to notice a trend in her morning classes: Her students were falling asleep.<p>While this would make most feel discouraged in their teaching abilities or agitated over their students' idleness, Evans instead was curious. Was …

College & University

Why Horseshoe Crabs Are E. Coli’s Worst Nightmare

Chances are your life has benefitted from these ancient creatures.<p>You know horseshoe crabs, they’re the prehistoric arthropods that have been around …

Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that uses machine learning algorithms to match your doodles with professional drawings to make you look like you know what you’re doing.<p>You can use AutoDraw on …

Tip: Do This First, Trigger More Muscle Growth

Tap into Type II muscle fibers first in your workout and turn on growth. Here's how to do it.<p>Grow Stubborn Muscle Fibers<p>One of the prevailing …

This Object Has Been Sprayed With The World's Blackest Material, And It's Freaking Us Out

Seriously, that's not Photoshopped.<p>Well, we've finally cracked it. Scientists have finally figured out how to paint a portal to another dimension, as …

12 Plank Variations For A Rock Solid Core

istock<p>There's no doubt that 'the plank' is one of the best core exercises on the planet. But for many of us, endless sets at the end of each and …

Sony’s crazy projector that turns any surface into a touchscreen is going on sale this year

It’s called the Xperia Touch, is powered by Android, and will cost around $1,600<p>Over the past couple of years, Sony has shown off a number of experimental products designed for the home. Now, though, one of them is actually going on sale: the newly christened Xperia Touch — an Android projector …

A tiny startup is quietly trying to become the Tesla of buses

Proterra has quietly been working on all-electric buses since 2004. In 2009, it made its first sale: three buses to Foothill Transit in Southern California.<p>Flash forward to 2017 and the startup has raised over $280 million in venture funding, opened its second manufacturing plant, and sold a total …

Tim Sutton's 'Dark Night' offers a hypnotic prelude to a tragedy

Everyone in "Dark Night" seems terribly alone — even the ones who aren't. In the opening moments, a teenager stares blankly out at a mall parking lot, her eyes reflecting, but barely registering, the flashing red-and-blue lights of a police car. In another scene, two skateboarding kids keep …

The Complicated Relevance of Dr. Seuss's Political Cartoons

The children’s author’s early works have been finding a new audience among those opposed to the “America First” policies of President Trump.<p>Of all the significant cultural figures finding new relevance during a turbulent news cycle, one of the more intriguing is Dr. Seuss. The German American …

UC San Diego

Muscle detailing: The leg workout to carve your quads and calves

<b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Want bulging hamstrings, well-rounded glutes, rock-solid calves, and sculpted quads with a teardrop to boot? Say …

Vanadium Dioxide, A Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Scientists have discovered “exotic electrical and thermal properties” in a material known as vanadium dioxide which may be applied to develop more …

Retro Patents turns famous inventions into art you can buy

A fun little side project-cum-startup from two of the founders of Soundwave, the social music company acquired by Spotify, wants to turn patents into art. Launching today, Retro Patents lets you buy prints of famous patents to hang on your office wall, or at home, if that’s your thing.<p>The patent …

Graphic novel will celebrate the life of Gary Gygax, father of D&D

From the author of Masters of Doom comes Rise of the Dungeon Master<p>Journalist and author David Kushner, best known for his book <i>Masters of Doom</i>, is adapting his 2008 profile of Gary Gygax into a graphic novel. Called <i>Rise of the Dungeon Master</i> and illustrated by Koren Shadmi, the 144-page book is …

Dungeons and Dragons

The Ultimate Dungeons and Dragons Table Is a Work of Art

It's as epic as any campaign you've led.<p>One of the enduring appeals of Dungeons and Dragons is the low-fi nature of the game. The words being said define the action, as opposed to cards or figures.<p>While the game's openness allows for minimalism, it also welcomes maximalism. That's where the show</i> …

Board Games

One small step for man, one giant step for robot suit with man inside

When you mention South Korean tech companies, the name Hankook Mirae Technology isn't the first to come to mind. But on Tuesday, the company made its 13-foot, 1.5-ton manned robot, the Method-1, take a step -- as shown in the YouTube video above.<p>The robot would be more accurately described as a …

Robotics

Protect your privacy during Trump’s reign: A hacker’s guide to being cyber-safe

Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, …

Sculpt Your Abs Into a Six-Pack in Six Weeks

<b>Duration</b> 6 weeks<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>We’re as into working the core as anyone, but save the planks and transverse abdominus training for another …

The best email app on iOS just got a desktop version

Spark, which I humbly believe to be the best email client on iOS, is now available for your Mac. The free app supports most email services, including Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, iCloud, and Exchange (among others) and brings some of your favorite features form other email apps into one really attractive …

We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here's What We Learned

A lot of fake and misleading news stories were shared across social media during the election. One that got a lot of traffic had this headline: "FBI Agent Suspected In Hillary Email Leaks Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide." The story is completely false, but it was shared on Facebook over half …

Journalism

Why Fake News Is So Incredibly Effective

If you get your news from social media, as most Americans do, you are exposed to a daily dose of hoaxes, rumors, conspiracy theories and misleading …

A start-up built a stunning electric supercar that it says can hit 194 mph — here's a closer look

NextEV didn't say whether the car will go up for sale during its unveiling, but Electrek reports that a limited production run will occur with the car priced at roughly $1 million.<p>Scroll down for a closer look at the car:

Startups

Bizarre Horror Board Game on Track To Become Biggest Kickstarter of All Time

A Kickstarter for the reprint of a fantasy-horror board game called <i>Kingdom Death: Monster</i> has raised nearly $5 million dollars since launching …

Facebook is finally taking a step to combat fake news

Facebook is hesitant to purge any information from your News Feed — even fake news. But that doesn't mean it doesn't have tools to combat sites that …

Internet