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Uber has a new brand. Again.

Less than three years after rebranding, Uber has a new logo and typeface called Uber Move that’s designed to evoke safety and accessibility–not masculine bravado.<p>Uber is slowly rebuilding its reputation after ousting CEO Travis Kalanick who built a successful but hostile corporate culture. The …

Typography

DC Fans Are Freaking out Over How Joaquin Phoenix Is Starting to Look Like the Joker

It won't be long until Joaquin Phoenix begins to film <i>Joker</i>, but he's already shown quite a lot of dedication to the role.<p>Photos of Phoenix's recent …

Joaquin Phoenix

This Is Why There Are No Alternatives To The Big Bang

It’s treated as though it’s an unassailable scientific truth: 13.8 billion years ago, the Universe as we know it emerged from a hot, dense state known as the Big Bang. While there were a number of serious alternatives considered for decades, throughout the 20th century, a scientific consensus …

Galaxies

Check out this great Liara Mass Effect cosplay

There's one particular photo of Jennifer Pryer as Liara T'Soni from Mass Effect that gets reposted on Reddit pretty regularly. It's appeared …

Mass Effect

Barack Obama’s Eulogy for John McCain

“What better way to honor John McCain’s life of service than, as best we can, follow his example.”<p><i>Former President Barack Obama delivered a eulogy Saturday morning honoring the life of John McCain, who died last week after a decades-long career in the Senate. In a pair of surprise requests last</i> …

Barack Obama

The BTK Killer Brutally Murdered 10 People. In Chilling New Audio, He Explains Why.

"I actually think it’s a demon that’s within me."<p>For 31 years, a seemingly uncatchable serial killer terrorized residents of Wichita, Kansas. Starting in 1974, he murdered 10 people, taunted police with hints about his next victims, and sent clues of his identity to the media.<p>His "projects" (as he …

Crime

The One TV Setting You Should Disable Right Now for a Better Picture

If there's one thing you should do after setting up your new TV, it's this: turn off motion smoothing.<p>Although it's designed for better picture …

Tutorials

9 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

The No. 1 killer on the planet is heart disease, which accounts for one in four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

N.K. Jemisin becomes first author to win Hugo Award for Best Novel three years in a row

A remarkable new record was made at the 2018 Hugo Awards on Sunday night. When author N.K. Jemisin won Best Novel for her book <i>The Stone Sky</i> at the …

From white skies to blurry subjects, how to fix common photo mistakes

Incredible scenes, people, and moments all inspire a photograph — but sometimes, that original beauty is lost in translation. Maybe the photo isn’t …

Mobile Photography

Be careful what you believe about screen time making you blind

The science behind the latest screen-time scaremongering<p>If you believe the headlines that have been circulating over the past few weeks, staring at screens is ruining our eyes. “Blue light from phones, tablets could accelerate blindness and hurt vision, study finds,” <i>USA Today</i> declared. Only, that …

Over 50k people have blocked Twitter's biggest advertisers over the Alex Jones debacle (and you can too)

Alex Jones can’t win these days. As the unofficial mascot of conspiracy theorists everywhere, Jones — the man who answers the question: What happens when you turn human skin inside-out and continue to wear it? — has seen his beloved InfoWars brand blocked on every major platform that isn’t a …

Internet

Entire West Virginia Supreme Court Faces Impeachment

NPR's Lakshmi Singh speaks with West Virginia delegate Mike Pushkin about the current fight over whether to impeach the remaining justices of the state's Supreme Court.<p>Transcript<p>LAKSHMI SINGH, HOST:<p>The West Virginia House of Delegates faces an important decision on Monday, whether to impeach all …

Elections

Game-changing iDrive offers unlimited mobile backup for life

<b>No monthly subscription</b>, <b>unlimited data backup</b>, and even <b>cross-platform compatible</b> despite the iName). This is why iDrive has made our <b>special deal post</b>, and remarkably right now it’s available for a <b>one-off payment</b> of just $19.99.<p>You might well ask why you would pay for mobile backup when there are …

Blue light DOES affect your vision: Study reveals how cellphones and other gadgets wear down your retina over time

We all know that the blue light that emits from our smartphones isn't good for our eyes, but a new study has discovered just how much damage it can …

Blue light from phone screens accelerates blindness, study finds

Light from digital devices triggers creation of toxic molecule in the retina that can cause macular degeneration<p>Scientists say they have found how blue light from smartphones, laptops and other digital devices damages vision and can speed up blindness.<p>Research by the University of Toledo in the US …

Macular Degeneration

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint unlimited plans comparison

On Friday, Sprint added a new tier to its unlimited data plans called Unlimited Premium that includes Amazon Prime, Hulu, Tidal and a 50GB LTE mobile hotspot. The new plan will cost $90 a month and be the company's most expensive plan and yet for what's included one of the better values offered by …

Technology

Experts explain why Trump supporters refuse to believe what everyone else knows is true — the president is compromised

Like many, I watched Trump’s behavior at the Helsinki summit with bulging eyes —a mix of shock and dismay that there were still those who, despite …

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Muscle

E.P.A. Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns Under a Cloud of Ethics Scandals

<i>Want the latest climate and environment news in your inbox? Sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter.</i><p>WASHINGTON — Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and architect of President Trump’s aggressive effort to rewrite the government’s rule book on …

Scott Pruitt

The most common Nintendo Switch problems, and how to fix them

Previous Next<p>1 of 6<p>The Nintendo Switch is a fantastic console with great exclusives like <i>Super Mario Odyssey</i> and Splatoon 2, but a number of technical …

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown …

The 50 best podcasts of 2018

<b>2 Dope Queens</b><br>Comedy panel hit<p>Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams’s podcast is a perfect storm of comedy and representation, with the two US comedians hanging out with their mostly female, often non-white and LGBT guests to chat “race, gender, sex, and other less serious topics”. Recorded in front …

Comedy

So It Turns Out ‘Electric Boogie,’ the Song Your Mama ’nem Electric Slide To, Is About a Vibrator. Life Is Different Now

If you’ve been to a black celebration of any sort, you have either done or watched other people do the Electric Slide. It’s a staple in the black …

Huge asteroid is so close to Earth you can see it

An enormous asteroid has come so close to Earth that it’s visible to the naked eye.<p>The space rock, known as 4 Vesta, is four times the size of the UK …

Build your own Action for Google Assistant

If you’ve ever chatted with a Google Home device, you know how frustrating it is to be told “I’m sorry, I don’t know how to help with that yet.”<p><i>Read Next: Google Assistant routines – all you need to know</i><p>Luckily you don’t have to wait for someone to implement this missing feature. You can do it …

5 Best Headphones Under $200 Of 2018

We buy our own products and put them under the same testing methodology so that you can easily compare them. Unlike most websites, we do not get our products directly from the manufacturers, which means our units aren’t handpicked and actually represent what you would buy yourself. We spend a lot …

Christina Aguilera covers Aretha Franklin in disguise on the subway

World-famous musicians busking on the subway is totally a Jimmy Fallon thing now.<p>Joining the likes of Maroon 5 and Miley Cyrus in a (not so) random …

'You can't have a female character in games'

<i>"We had some [publishers] that said, 'Well, we don't want to publish it because that's not going to succeed. You can't have a female character in</i> …

Andy Griffith developed a close bond with castmates, Ron Howard reveals

Before Ron Howard was celebrated as an Oscar-winning filmmaker or even starring as Richie Cunningham in “Happy Days,” he played Opie, the son of small-town Sheriff Andy Taylor “The Andy Griffith Show” — and he still has fond memories about his time on set.<p>“It was warm and funny, like the show,” the …

North Carolina