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Raging California wildfire threatens more of Yosemite

A California wildfire that has scorched an area nearly as large as New York City near Yosemite National Park was 20 percent contained Tuesday, officials said. But the raging blaze was expected to move farther into the park and threaten a reservoir that provides most of San Francisco's water.<p>The …

Photographer Uses Remote-Controlled Devices and Camera Traps on Assignment to Document the Serengeti Lions

With robots and drones taking on more roles where manned crafts cannot go or where situations compromise human safety, it comes as no surprise that …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Editors' Picks<p>It's easy to wear, effortlessly stylish, and is available right now at every budget.<p>14 Photos3 hours agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>We’re …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

GQ Cover Story<p>The 25-year-old British singer is deeply enigmatic—but on a recent Friday night he dropped his guard and spilled his guts.<p>By Carrie …

7 Tips for Surviving Life As a Middle Manager

LinkedIn is rife with advice from CEOs. They say lots of CEO things, that sound great to the vast masses that would love to be respected, rich, and …

Poppy Is Now Courting Developers To Build 3-D Augmented Reality Games For Your iPhone

Remember Poppy? It’s that device — now on Kickstarter — that lets you watch and record 3-D photos and videos using your iPhone. It’s kind of like a Viewmaster for the digital age.<p>Anyway, a lot’s happened since we first wrote about the company’s Kickstarter campaign. It’s racked up nearly 2,500 …

Photographing the Largest Shark in the World

“While I was swimming I had to set the distance, I had to set the F-stop to the light factor and I had to get everything set up just right…I had one …

Madagascar Species No Longer Evolving At Breakneck Speed

Have we reached peak lemur?<p>Madagascar is home to an amazing diversity of animals; though it has only 1 percent of the world's land mass, 3 percent of the world's plant and animals species are found there, and many are like nothing else on the planet. But a new study finds that there might be a …

HIV used to treat deadly genetic diseases in children

Italian researchers say it's too early to say whether their technique offers a full cure, but early signs are encouraging<p>HIV kills nearly two million people every year, but scientists in Italy say they've found a way to use the virus to actually save lives. In a pair of studies published today in …

Newly Discovered 'True Blue' Planet

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has enabled astronomers to figure out the color of a planet orbiting another star 63 light-years away. The planet’s …

The X-47B Autonomous Warplane Lands On Aircraft Carrier

Yesterday, a robot made history. The X-47B, an experimental drone that flies itself, landed on the aircraft carrier U.S.S George H.W. Bush. Why is that a big deal? Because landing on an aircraft carrier is hard. Both the jet and the ship move fast, and a ship is a tiny spot for pilots to aim for …

Human-powered helicopter hovers accurately for 60 seconds, beats 'impossible' challenge

A Canadian duo and their Kickstarter-funded, pedal-powered helicopter have won one of the longest-standing challenges in the history of aviation — keeping a human-powered aircraft hovering up in the air at height of at least 9.8 feet, within a 32.8 by 32.8-foot square, for 60 seconds minimum. The …

Big Pic: A Monster Waterspout Spins Over Florida

The water tornado touched down in Tampa Bay this week, and some brave soul got video.<p>Waterspouts, for the unfamiliar, are basically water-tornados, often weaker than land tornados but still <i>completely terrifying</i>. As is the case with this waterspout, which hit Tampa Bay, Fla., on Tuesday.<p>The spouts …

In Chicago, 3-D Printers Are Available To Anyone With A Library Card

The Harold Washington Library's new Maker Lab is free and open to the public. Get making!<p>3-D printing may be the way of the future, but for the average Joe, actually getting ahold of a 3-D printer to use on the cheap remains somewhat challenging.<p>Starting this week, though, 3-D printing will be as …

Watch This Untrippable Robot Strut Its Stuff

Boston Dynamics' latest 'bot doesn't fall down easily.<p>Boston Dynamics, makers of some of the coolest, most terrifying robots around, have already showed off prototypes of their humanoid Atlas robot, but we haven't quite seen it in action like this.<p>Look at them hit it with that wrecking ball thing! …

DARPA unveils 6-foot-tall humanoid robot Atlas for researchers to program and pilot

It's not quite <i>Terminator</i>, but it's not that far off either: Check out Atlas, a new, 6-foot, 2-inch-tall humanoid robot designed for a contest being held by US Defense Department. The 290-pounds machine is being called "one of the most advanced humanoid robots ever built," in no small part due to …

The World's Largest Building Is Open For Business

It could fit 20 Sydney Opera Houses inside it and has its own artificial sun.<p>The New Century Global Center, a behemoth Chinese officials are calling the world's largest standalone building, has finally opened in Chengdu, the capital of China's Sichuan province. The colossal structure has 5.5 …

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SF jetliner crash kills 2, seriously injures 49

Scramble for answers after SFO jet crash kills 2, seriously injures 49<p>It happened with almost no warning.<p>One minute, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was making a seemingly routine approach to San Francisco International Airport on a calm, clear Saturday morning after an 11-hour flight from Seoul. …

A Summer Reading List for Marketers

Spoiler alert: I dropped out of university.<p>It’s true. I entered university with the best of intentions. At the same time, I was already publishing a couple of music magazines that were becoming successful. As I ventured down the road of burnout by trying to be both a publisher and a full time …

How Clutter Affects Your Brain (and What You Can Do About It)

A few years ago, I worked at a web design agency as a product manager. The part of the job I loved the most was working on product with our design …

The Energy Fix: Reinventing The Solar Array

Reinventing the array could usher in a new age for solar.<p>The solar market has been on fire. In the U.S., it's grown by 600 percent over the past five years, culminating in 3,313 installed megawatts in 2012. This past March, seven solar projects added the only new utility power of any kind to the …

Microbes to be 'last survivors' on future Earth

<b>The last surviving creatures on Earth will be tiny organisms living deep underground, according to scientists.</b><p>Researchers used a computer model to assess our planet's fate billions of years from now.<p>They found that as the Sun becomes hotter and brighter, only microbes would be able cope with the …

The Fall Of Mark Pincus: From Billionaire To Zynga's Former CEO

On Dec. 16, 2011, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus stood grinning at his company’s San Francisco headquarters. Flanked by his wife, Alison; investors; and employees, Pincus remotely rang the opening bell to the Nasdaq before joining in with the rapturous applause that welcomed Zynga to the world as a public …

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7 institutions so mammoth they could destroy America

Bigger banks, bigger investors, bigger corporations: They all threaten to ravage the economy — and our livelihoods<p>Bigger isn’t always better. From the Tower of Babel to Teddy Roosevelt’s trust-busting, that principle’s been enshrined in law and legend since the dawn of history. Have we forgotten …