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Bentley created a super luxe SUV specifically designed for falconry — and it looks awesome

Sadly, no. The new Bentley Bentayga Falconry by Mulliner, however, can.<p>"Hand-crafted by Mulliner - Bentley's personal commissioning division - the Bentayga Falconry features a bespoke installation in the rear which houses all the equipment required for an enjoyable falconry expedition," the …

Apple’s new $5 billion campus has a 100,000-square-foot gym and no daycare

Apple’s new corporate headquarters, the giant spaceship-like donut in Cupertino, California, is nearing completion. As the last of the solar panels and drought-­tolerant trees were installed, Wired’s Steven Levy was given a look at what it will be like to work at the new campus, and a good bit of …

Tim Cook

This brilliant water pitcher will order a new filter on its own as soon as it needs one

Sometimes you look at a new “smart” product and think to yourself, does that <i>reeeeeeally</i> need to be connected? This, however, is not one of those …

Antarctica's Blood Falls mapped and analyzed a century after discovery

One of the weirdest places in Antarctica is Blood Falls, a five-story cascade of blood-red liquid pouring from Taylor Glacier. Researchers finally …

The smartphone is eventually going to die — this is Mark Zuckerberg's crazy vision for what comes next

At last week's Facebook F8 conference in San Jose, California, CEO Mark Zuckerberg doubled down on his ambitious 10-year plan for the company, first revealed in April 2016.<p>Here's the current version of that roadmap, revealed by Zuckerberg last week:<p>Basically, Zuckerberg uses this road map to …

Mexico: 14 inmates at large after tunnel prison break

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fourteen of 29 inmates are still on the run after they escaped by tunneling underneath a Mexican prison wall, authorities said Sunday.<p>The inmates escaped Wednesday from a prison in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas state secretariat of security said Saturday<p>According to Mexican authorities, the …

Driverless flying taxi service set to launch in Dubai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dubai has announced yet another pioneering initiative, but this time it's not the world's first rotating skyscraper or 3D printed office. It's a fleet of flying taxis.<p>Small enough to fit into a car parking space when folded up, the one-seater passenger drones made by Chinese company Ehang …

Drones

The Origin of Sex

There’s something about sex that seems to inspire whimsy. The scientific literature on how it all began is spiced with clever turns of phrase, witty …

This gecko sheds its scales and goes butt naked to escape predators

Meet Geckolepis megalepis<p>Some people pee themselves in scary situations. This gecko sheds its skin and goes naked, instead. The new species, called <i>Geckolepis megalepis</i>, is originally from Madagascar, where other species of geckos are known to lose their scales when threatened. The animal is …

At a cool $250M, LA mega-mansion is priciest listing in US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the exclusive Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles sits a new monument to opulence, a $250 million mega-mansion that's now the …

Hearing Loss at 20? CDC Says it's More Common Than You Think

Nearly 20 percent of people in their 20s already have some hearing loss, and more than half of people are not losing their hearing from loud noise at work, according to a new report.<p>The survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds a surprising number of Americans have some …

6 Science-Backed Tips to Impress Everyone You Meet

We've all been there. Sitting across from someone we admire, crippled with anxiety because we don't want to do or say the wrong thing, and knowing …

I Am Paying $200,000 for Five Minutes in Space

On a blindingly bright January afternoon in 2010, I went to my bank to get a cashier's check for $20,000. It was my birthday, and I was buying myself the present I'd been waiting for my entire life: a trip to space.<p>This fat chunk of cash would become a 10 percent downpayment for a ticket aboard …

Space Exploration

Man spends $1 million on 'Game of War' in-app purchases

Have a million bucks sitting around? Looking for an outlet for all that cash? Perhaps you might find inspiration from a California man who shelled …

In-App Purchases

How a New U.S. Space Station Would Let Humanity Colonize the Solar System

The Universe Beyond Earth<p>“Mars is the next step of our space program. It’s the challenge that’s been staring us in the face for the past 30 years. At …

Snake eats wallaby on Australian golf course

<b>Australian golfers have watched a 4m scrub python swallow a wallaby at a course in Far North Queensland.</b><p>The incident happened on the 17th fairway at Paradise Palms Golf Course in Cairns at the weekend.<p>The scrub python, Australia's longest snake, often ambushes prey by hiding in trees or long …

Storms Made of Rubies and Sapphires Ravage This Distant Gas Giant

British astronomers struck gold (well, rubies and sapphires, technically), when they discovered that a gas giant more than 1,000 light-years away …

Astronomy

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'FIFA' hackers guilty of 'mining' $16 million from EA

We tend to think of 'wire fraud' as a white collar crime perpetrated against a banking institution, but in a world with virtual currencies and online marketplace, the reality can be a bit more complex. Take the case of Anthony Clark, a 24-year-old man from Whittier, CA, who was found guilty of a …

Corruption

'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' Author Jeff Kinney Has Some Great Advice for Raising a Reader

Bestselling children's author Jeff Kinney reflects on how he learned to enjoy reading and offers some advice for parents on raising readers.<p>If you've got kids in elementary school, chances are you've seen Jeff Kinney's <i>Diary of a Wimpy Kid</i> series recently. These funny, thoughtful comic book-novels …

The best 2016 supermoon photo we've seen yet took several years of waiting

The largest moon of the year, called the supermoon, shined its biggest and brightest in nearly 70 years early Monday morning.<p>Supermoons happen when the moon's wonky elliptical orbit lines up perfectly with the Earth and the sun. On November 14, this dance of orbital physics brought the moon to …

Beyond Ink is a pen with a built-in battery and USB drive

The ballpoint pen was invented 128 years ago. Since then, things have stalled a little bit. I guess it’s hard to innovate on something so fundamentally simple like a writing implement. But then again, maybe not. Meet Beyond Ink.<p>This pen is for more than merely writing notes. It does much, much …

How to make people like you in 4 seconds or less

Are you hireable? Or dateable? How about friendable?<p>And while it's technically possible to reverse a bad first impression, it's not easy. So you'll want to put your best face forward.<p>To help you out on that front, we checked out "How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less" by speaker and …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Archaeologists Have Found The First Ever Fossilised Dinosaur Brain, And It's Surprisingly Complex

This is incredible.<p>Dinosaurs have a fearsome reputation for their hunting abilities but less so when it comes to their intelligence. This is partly …

Dinosaurs

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

Man with sons in arms dies in leap from bridge; boys survive

WANAQUE, N.J. (AP) — A man died after jumping off a highway bridge with his two toddler sons in his arms, yet the boys survived the 100-foot plunge …

Scientists explain how happiness makes us less creative

Corporations intent on making employees more engaged and creative are focusing on happiness as the answer. Chief Happiness Officer is an actual job at many companies.<p>But most scientists say that creativity calls on persistence and problem-solving skills, not positivity. Computational scientist Anna …

Creativity

Ronald McDonald Is Laying Low Until the Clown Craze Is Over

Ronald McDonald, the iconic clown mascot of McDonald’s, is laying low until the clown craze in the country dies down, the fast-food giant said …