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Start Rolling Your Blunts: New Study Says Weed Can Enhance Cognitive Function

Jokes about the stupid stoner are becoming passé.<p>We've already heard how medical marijuana can help people with everything from PTSD to creativity. Now there's even more evidence from Harvard-Tuft researchers in study indicating that cannabis helps our cognitive performance, i.e. the way we acquire …

Cannabis

Watch How Humans Conquered the World in 200,000 Years

The twentieth century sure seems like a scary time.<p>Humans, in our current evolved forms, have been around on Earth for about 200,000 years or so, a relative drop in the bucket when compared to the dozens of billions of years on the galactic calendar. But despite our insignificance on any sprawled …

Gear Closet: Power Practical Luminoodle Plus Camp Lights

Beyond a shadow of a doubt technology has had a major impact on modern life. Now more than ever we use a host of gadgets and devices designed to make …

2017 BMW R nineT Urban GS First Look From EICMA

Are you sensing a retro theme these days? Yup, and buckle up because it’s likely to keep coming. Next up from BMW is this Urban GS that the Bavarians …

Tesla Motors, Inc. Introduces New Features for Model S and X

Electric-car maker <b>Tesla Motors</b> (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced new features for its Model S sedan and Model X SUV on Friday. The updates to the two vehicles come just ahead of the holidays, as Tesla sets its sights on record deliveries.<p>Model S (left) and Model X (right) Images source: The Motley Fool.<p>The …

Tesla

The Yi M1 is a gorgeous mirrorless camera at a rock-bottom price

Before I get into this review, I want to get one thing straight. <i>I am not a photographer.</i><p>I didn’t study photography at school. I haven’t done any classes. I don’t have a side-gig shooting weddings and bar mitzvahs. I have a relatively decent Nikon DSLR which I primarily use for product review photos …

Cameras

5 Books to Read After Watching "The Adversary" on 'Westworld'

Loving 'Westworld' but struggling to find entertainment that fits the same tone? We've got you covered.<p>We gravitate toward our preferred genres of …

A travel hacker with 45 credit cards reveals his tricks for maximizing airline miles, points, and rewards

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Daniel Gillaspia is a pro at managing airline miles, points, and rewards.<br>• He recommends using many credit cards carefully.<br>• Flying out of airline hubs and using companion passes also saves time and money.</b><p>When Daniel Gillaspia isn't working as a full-time attorney in Houston, …

“Oops, I did it again!”: Volkswagen caught cheating environmental regulations for second time

The German automaker has once more been caught masking the emission levels, this time in many Audi models<p>Volkswagen is under fire again for attempting to cheat its way out of complying with environmental regulations, in the process reinforcing the importance of vigilance in holding companies …

When the Singularity Comes, Will A.I. Fear Death?

Switching off our devices might get a whole lot harder soon.<p>What if turning off your computer was like killing a friend? It sounds farfetched, but if …

First look at Tesla’s new Model 3-like glass roof on the Model S [Gallery]

Last week, Tesla announced a new all-glass roof option similar to what it unveiled on its Model 3 prototype earlier this year, but available now in the Model S. While the company made the announcement last week, it only showed renders of the new option on its online design studio.<p>Now we have our …

Steve Ballmer Says Smartphones Strained His Relationship With Bill Gates

Steve Ballmer said his decision to push Microsoft Corp. into the hardware business contributed to the breakdown of his relationship with longtime …

Bill Gates

"Beaver moon" to be the biggest supermoon since 1949

A "beaver supermoon" is coming this month and the sight of it in the night sky could be as spectacular as its name is silly. There won't actually be …

Here's What Samsung Plans to Do Differently with the Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics (ssnlf) said on Sunday it would launch an artificial intelligence digital assistant service for its upcoming Galaxy S8 …

Scotland generates enough wind energy to power almost every household for an entire month

Wind turbines in Scotland provided enough electricity to supply the average needs of almost all Scotland's homes last month, according to a …

Quiz: Test yourself of the world's lost airlines

Ah yes, the shiny world of aviation. It’s all big jet engines, first-class cabins and chic people soaring off to sleek, cool corners of the planet for holidays in designer sunglasses.<p>All right, it isn’t. And for every ultra-modern airline flying state-of-the-art A380 planes through the stratosphere …

Did Nazi Germany Actually Try to Make a Stealth Fighter?

Northrop Grumman revealed this year it is developing a second flying wing stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider, to succeed its B-2 Spirit. However, it was …

Aviation

Samsung Plans To Give Galaxy S8 An AI Digital Assistant

All the cool companies have them: digital assistants. Apple has Siri, Microsoft has Cortana, and Google has the cleverly named Google Assistant. Now, Samsung plans to bring its own iteration of a virtual assistant in the Galaxy S8 next spring, according to a new report from Reuters.<p>The assistant …

Electronics Industry

Hyperloop Pod Designers Visit SpaceX Test Track

Gearing up for the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition, 30 student teams from around the world traveled to SpaceX’s Hawthorne, California base this week …

5 Reasons To Buy The Google Pixel

Google went big with its flagship device The Google Pixel. As we all know that Google had dumped the Nexus series and the Project Ara modular …

Google Pixel

The Balkan express: from Belgrade to Bar by railway

Over 435 bridges and through 254 tunnels, this spectacular scenic railway is one of Europe’s most stunning rides<p>Sundown in Montenegro, and the train from Belgrade is winding its way through the mountains. On slopes washed orange by the last rays of the day, villages slide by – idyllic snapshots of …

European Travel

The 5 best new cameras for travelers

For travelers who are serious about their photos, smartphone snaps just don’t cut it—no matter how good the latest iPhone camera may be.<p>It’s almost …

Chevy Bolt vs Tesla Model S: Which is the better EV pick?

Car magazine Motor Trend lays out a comparison between and upcoming model of the Chevy Bolt EV and a discontinued, but much pricier, iteration of the …

Motor Trend: The Chevy Bolt makes most other electric cars 'utterly irrelevant'

Motor Trend took things a step further recently and conducted a head-to-head comparison between the Model 3 and the Tesla Model S 60, at $66,000 the cheapest Tesla one can currently get.<p>It wasn't a fair comparison, and Motor Trend admitted as much, but the idea was to see if Chevy's new EV could …

7 Ways Samsung's Gear S3 Beats the Apple Watch

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GM starts producing 200-mile electric Chevrolet Bolt

ORION TOWNSHIP, Michigan (AP) — It can go more than 200 miles on battery power and it costs less than the average new vehicle in the U.S. But in an …

Electric Vehicles

Android installed on 9 in 10 mobile devices -- a new record

Google’s Android mobile operating system has long been the world’s most popular. In the third-quarter of 2016, however, Apple’s declining iPhone sales pushed it to new heights, according to new research.<p>Android managed to capture 87.5 percent of global smartphone market share to end the month of …

Mobile

These Photo Contest’s Winners are Setting the Bar Very High in Photography

The Siena International Photo Awards, which is on its second year, has just announced its winners. There were a total of 11 categories which include …

Nature Photography