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The Mystery of What Fallout 4 Hides Underwater

Ever since <i>Fallout 4’s</i> release, inquisitive players have been obsessed with one thing: what in the world is <i>Fallout 4</i> hiding?<p>Take a look at a map of</i> …

the documentaries that ruled 2015

The year’s finest non-fiction films left us with complex questions and unfathomable truths to wrestle with.<p>A harrowing portrait of vigilante groups on opposite ends of the U.S./Mexico border (<i>Cartel Land</i>), an exhaustive survey of the celebrity-baiting Scientology movement (<i>Going Clear</i>) and 80 …

This Girl Has Become An Internet Sensation For Her Addictively Gross Videos

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China Says It Wasn't Behind the Massive U.S. Government Hack

China is reportedly saying that the massive hack into the U.S. Office of Personnel Management was a criminal act perpetrated by hackers, and not a …

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8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this …

How one country made a dramatic shift to nearly 95% clean energy in just 10 years

In less than 10 years, Uruguay has slashed its carbon footprint without government subsidies or higher consumer costs, according to the country's head of climate change policy, Ramón Méndez.<p>In fact, he says that now that renewables provide 94.5% of the country's electricity, prices are lower than …

How to Afford Eating Clean, Healthy Food

<b>“</b><b>The only thing keeping you from getting what you want is the STORY you keep telling yourself about why you can’t have it."</b> - Tony Robbins.<b>LIFE IS</b> …

Our stuff is burying us alive: Hoarding and the mountains of garbage we call “collections”

<b>(AP/Eric Risberg)</b><p>Would you want to inherit your friends’ stuff? Your valuables might mean just as little<p>Brian Thill<p>November 8, 2015 12:30am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Waste”<p>Look around the homes of loved ones whose objects you might at some future date have the opportunity to inherit or be saddled with …

California Is Winning The Digital Privacy Fight

Starting in 2016, tech companies can tell law enforcement in California to get a warrant if they want access to digital data.<p>That’s because California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (CalECPA), a landmark digital privacy law that requires …

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

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Elon Musk Explains What Happens When A Tesla Crashes

As the surprise speaker at the Baron Investment Conference in New York Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk discussed the claims that his company’s electric …

The ultimate privacy hack: How to hide online in plain sight

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: I’m about to create an alternate identity online as an artist. How do I go about ensuring no one can find me?</i> <i>Answer by Dan Tynan, Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo! Tech.</i><p>To really hide online, you need to do it in plain sight. That means you will have to create an …

Meet The (Other) Musk Brother, Who Wants To Change The World Of Food

While Elon Musk tries to solve the world’s transportation and energy problems, his brother Kimbal is working to transform what we eat.<p>Kimbal Musk was 25 when he and his brother Elon (perhaps you’ve heard of him?) sold their first tech company, called Zip2, for around $300 million. Elon poured some …

Video game archivists celebrate new victory in preservation of abandoned games (update)

New exceptions to DMCA can make old games playable again<p>Thanks to a new ruling from the U.S. Library of Congress, preserving and archiving some abandoned video games just got a little easier.<p>In a document published by the Library's Registrar, new exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act …

Archives

A futuristic 'garden' that lets you grow food in your home just raised $230,000 on Kickstarter in 4 days

That's what a startup called Grove wants to help you do with its Ecosystem, which they describe as "an intelligent, in-home garden."<p>Grove Labs, a startup based in Sommerville, Massachusetts, was founded by two MIT students who wanted to give people the ability to grow their own food, regardless of …

This Hacker Group Wants to Put the Cypher Back into Cypherpunks

A member of the Cypherpunks mailing list is breaking rank to start his own group.<p>The cypherpunks are broken. That's according to at least one disillusioned member of the infamous Cypherpunks mailing list, which is a vibrant place of discussion for technologists and activists interested in privacy, …

The dark net will soon be home to Tesla and Tesco

The dark net is synonymous with the secretive world of whistleblower sites, illegal pornography and the Silk Road drugs marketplace. Things that, for …

Darknet

Cool Camping Ideas: Everyone Should Know these

A trip with your family can be pretty much everything you could ask from a holiday if you have some cool camping ideas. In the summer, when the …

NSA advisory sparks concern of secret advance ushering in cryptoapocalypse

Once elliptic curve crypto was viewed as a savior. Now its future looks doomed.<p>In August, National Security Agency officials advised US agencies and …

Domino's new pizza delivery cars are tricked out with warming ovens

If nothing else, Domino's is always innovating in how it gets pizza to its hungry customers.<p>It's tested drones and let customers place an order with …

Prototypes

We're all about to start taking 3D printed drugs

<i>Aprecia Pharmaceuticals announced that its epilepsy drug SPRITAM was the first drug approved by the FDA that is manufactured with 3-D printing technologies. (Image Credit: Aprecia Pharmaceuticals)</i><p>“By combining 3D printing technology with a highly-prescribed epilepsy treatment, SPRITAM is designed …

3D Printing

Hacking is such a problem that the cost of cyber insurance is skyrocketing

<i>(By Jim Finkle, Reuters) –</i> A rash of hacking attacks on U.S. companies over the past two years has prompted insurers to massively increase cyber premiums for some companies, leaving firms that are perceived to be a high risk scrambling for cover.<p>On top of rate hikes, insurers are raising …

When America Was 'Great,' Taxes Were High, Unions Were Strong, and Government Was Big

The bygone nation Donald Trump’s supporters yearn for looks awfully liberal, at least in terms of economic policy.<p>There is plenty about GOP hopeful Donald Trump to which potential primary voters respond. He’s successful. He’s plainspoken. At a time when politicians are historically unpopular, he’s …

Income Inequality

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness

The Man Who Wants To Encrypt Everything

The Los Angeles Police Department has its own Eye of Providence, a 20-foot-long flat-screen mosaic in a windowless downtown control room fed by dozens of info?streams, including the police scanner, CCTV feeds, YouTube, Twitter and criminal databases. When crime occurs, it shows up as a blinking …

Privacy

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …