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Tesla software update allows self-parking, limits speed

DETROIT (AP) — Some Tesla Motors vehicles can park themselves without a driver inside with a software update beamed to customers over the weekend.<p>The update also puts new speed limits on Tesla's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode and makes several enhancements, including automatically slowing when the …

Tesla

The government just proposed a sea change to American diets — and it’s scary news for Pepsi, Coca-Cola, and Dr. Pepper

One of the biggest changes is strict limits on the amount of sugar Americans consume every day. The guidelines caution against added sugars, advising Americans to consume less than 10% of calories per day from added sugars.<p>Currently, 70% of Americans consume more added sugar than this recommended …

Diabetes

OKCupid adds features for polyamorous couples

Some people turn to online dating to find that special someone. And apparently an increasing number are looking for special someone<i>s</i>.<p>OKCupid is adding features for polyamarous users. A new option lets couples who are in open relationships and looking for additional partners link their profiles …

Relationships

Planned Parenthood President Doesn't Want To Talk About Bill Clinton's Sexual History

On the day of Planned Parenthood’s official endorsement of Hillary Clinton, the women’s health organization’s president Cecile Richards declined to …

Feminism

Mom of 'affluenza' teen pulled $30K from bank before fleeing to Mexico | Fox News

Weeks before "affluenza" teen fugitive Ethan Couch was arrested in Mexico with a cheap disguise of dyed hair and beard, his mother had pulled $30,000 from a bank account and told his father he'd never see them again, according to her arrest warrant.<p>Just how far the mother and son planned to get …

Crime

Major London Art Gallery Launching All-Woman Exhibition

London’s Saatchi Gallery is planning its first all-women exhibition this month as a sort of corrective to the way women artists are continually …

Art

meet the texas teen feminist whose body hair set the twittersphere on fire

Suraiya’s stomach selfie, showing her natural body hair, has sparked an international conversation about beauty expectations, race and feminism, with hordes of trolls being overrun by an even bigger army of supporters. i-D caught up with the latest...<p>Suraiya, or @iranikanjari as she's known on …

Feminism

Kodak is bringing back the legendary Super 8 camera, and Hollywood is stoked

The Super 8 camera is legendary.<p>First introduced by Kodak in 1965, it was the first handy film camera that let regular people make movies.<p>It figures into the origin stories of today's greatest moviemakers: "The Dark Knight" director Chris Nolan got his start making movies using his father's Super 8 …

CES

Diversity report card: The film industry took 1 step forward, 2 steps back

<i>Editor's note: The volume of conversation around diversity in popular culture hit fever pitch in 2015 — but besides more talk, what was really</i> …