Armand Tatavosian

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Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

Power-multiplying exoskeletons are slimming down for use on the battlefield

The technology has been long-anticipated by military commanders.<p>Dashing around a battlefield in the bulky robo-armor Tom Cruise wore in <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> won't cut it in the real world. For starters, it’s way too big. And the energy required to power something that size—via a gas engine strapped to …

Tom Cruise

WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances.<p>Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization announced "gaming disorder" as a new mental health …

Mental Health

The 7 Best Movies New to Netflix in June 2018

A lot of movies are coming to Netflix this month, but they all pale in comparison to a certain epic from a galaxy far, far away.<p>A solid variety of …

The dark web and how to access it

In 2015, the founder of a website called the Silk Road was sentenced to life in prison. The billion-dollar black market site was once the premiere …

Here are all the wireless VR accessories worth picking up

There's a lot of fun to be had inside a VR headset, but regardless of what platform you're using right now, there's one upgrade everyone wants. It …

What if Samsung's Galaxy S9 gets these six features?

We've been collecting a long list of features that the Samsung Galaxy S9 is rumored to include when it launches next month at Mobile World Congress, the show for all things mobile.<p>Meanwhile at CES, the show for <i>every</i> sort of tech (not just mobile), we saw plenty of innovations that could find their …

This Electronic Skin Gives You The Power To Move Virtual Objects Without Touch

The new technology could replace current bulky VR equipment<p>Have you ever wished that you could control an object without having to touch it? There’s …

The 18 Netflix Original Series to Be Excited About in 2018

With more being spent on original content than ever before, can Netflix match quantity with quality in 2018? These new shows have us thinking …

China: 7 big things to watch in 2018

The U.S. relationship with China will be the world's most consequential in 2018. The two big issues, straight from President Trump:<p><b>"China's hurting</b> …

China

The Greatest Showman Is the Fakest Show on Earth

There is a dubstep drop in <i>The Greatest Showman.</i> It’s so weak you might miss it, since it’s about as anemic as an “I Knew You Were Trouble” …

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Is Barely a ‘Jumanji’ Movie

I did not expect to leave the Wednesday matinee of <i>Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle</i> with questions. I expected to have to answer some, maybe. (<i>Ma’am,</i> …

Animation

Here's what the new Disney/Fox merger looks like

Walt Disney Company announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox, including Fox's movie studio and …

Walt Disney Company

Nice Brains Finish Last

We all like to think that being kind, responsible, and fair will lead to a happy life. But what if we’re wrong? What if nice guys really do finish …

Genetically Engineering Yourself Sounds Like a Horrible Idea—But This Guy Is Doing It Anyway

Josiah Zayner took a swig from his beer and squinted into the spotlight. He was already kind of drunk. He also hadn’t bothered to write a speech. …

Where Millennials Come From

And why we insist on blaming them for it.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Imagine, as I often do, that our world were to end tomorrow, and that alien researchers many years in the future were tasked with reconstructing the demise of …

10 of the world's most creative cities to live, work and play

When you work in the creative industries, the world is literally your oyster, as they say. With brilliant design studios, agencies and brands at …

Cape Town

The Making of an American Nazi

How did Andrew Anglin go from being an antiracist vegan to the alt-right’s most vicious troll and propagandist—and how might he be stopped?<p>On December 16, 2016, Tanya Gersh answered her phone and heard gunshots. Startled, she hung up. Gersh, a real-estate agent who lives in Whitefish, Montana, …

Rights & Freedoms

Bitcoin Storms Wall Street

Bitcoin traders have no time to pop the champagne anymore.<p>The crypto-rocket shot past $11,000 last week just hours after eclipsing $10,000, which …

Here's what's in the Senate tax bill - and how it differs from the House's bill

Republicans crossed another major hurdle in their effort to get a tax bill to President Trump's desk by Christmas.<p>In the early hours of Saturday morning, the Senate passed a sweeping tax overhaul bill in largely party-line vote.<p>Just one Republican, Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, voted against it on …

Retirement

Net neutrality debate has been ‘corrupted by the fraudulent use of Americans’ identities’ NY Attorney General claims

With the FCC set to vote on a proposal to dramatically overturn current net neutrality regulations next month, the contentious debate over how …

Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens

On June 14, 2014, the State Council of China published an ominous-sounding document called "Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit …

He Perfected a Password-Hacking Tool—Then the Russians Came Calling

Five years ago, Benjamin Delpy walked into his room at the President Hotel in Moscow, and found a man dressed in a dark suit with his hands on …

Information Security

AT&T CEO says he has no intention of selling CNN after DOJ demands sale as condition for Time Warner deal

AT&T has "no intention" of selling CNN despite the Justice Department's demand the company sell it in order to approve the Time Warner acquisition, …

The best moment in the new Mario game is an incredible homage to a gaming classic

Few games are as delightful and downright joyous as "Super Mario Odyssey," the new Mario blockbuster on Nintendo's Switch console.<p>It's a great game unto itself, <i>and</i> it's a game that celebrates Nintendo's long history. Look no further than "New Donk City," one of the game's many massive open worlds, …

Nvidia says its new supercomputer will enable the highest level of automated driving

No steering wheels, no pedals, no mirrors<p>Nvidia, one of the world’s best known manufacturers of computer graphics cards, announced a new, more powerful computing platform for use in autonomous vehicles. The company claims its new system, codenamed Pegasus, can be used to power Level 5, fully …

I asked Tinder for my data. It sent me 800 pages of my deepest, darkest secrets

The dating app knows me better than I do, but these reams of intimate information are just the tip of the iceberg. What if my data is hacked – or sold?<p>At 9.24pm (and one second) on the night of Wednesday 18 December 2013, from the second arrondissement of Paris, I wrote “Hello!” to my first ever …

Relationships

How other countries have confronted their difficult pasts

The white nationalist march at Charlottesville and President Trump's subsequent invocation of "history"and culture" brought the issue of monuments …

Moscow

Elon Musk: AI ‘vastly more risky than North Korea’

Tesla head warns of dangers of AI and pushes for regulation as OpenAI he backed beats best human players in online DotA 2 championship<p>Elon Musk has warned again about the dangers of artificial intelligence, saying that it poses “vastly more risk” than the apparent nuclear capabilities of North …