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Ferrari F1 Didn't Like Attempts to Entertain Fans at Soaking USGP

Rainy day antics cause Kimi Raikkonen to retort, "This is F1 and not the circus."<p>Heavy rain in Austin, Texas this weekend led to the subsequent postponement and cancellation of a few F1 sessions at the Circuit of the Americas.<p>To keep both the fans and themselves entertained, the teams frolicked in …

An Open Letter To The Republican Party

(We are not supposed to discuss politics for fear of alienating our readership. Well, I guess I'm throwing that rule out the window! Hang on to your hats, this is going to hurt ... one of us.)<p>Dear Republican Party,<p>I am embarrassed to be counted among you.<p>What the hell is wrong with you …

The Taken King takes Destiny from a joke to an achievement

I played Destiny last year, but I resented it.<p>The multiplayer online shooter from Bungie had good mechanics, but so many other of its aspects were weak. The story sucked, the world felt underdeveloped, finding loot and upgrading items was a chore, and … well, Peter Dinklage.<p><i>Check out our Reviews</i> …

Rush Limbaugh is a Mars truther: NASA’s lying about flowing water on planet “to advance leftist agenda”

Mark his words — Martian water has “something to do with global warming” or something<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>September 29, 2015 7:16pm (UTC)<p>On his radio program Monday, Rush Limbaugh claimed that NASA's announcement of the discovery of flowing water on Mars is part of some larger plan by the Obama …

Obama Administration

Bad First Impressions and How to Recover | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever met someone new, and almost immediately realized you had made a bad first impression?<p>Maybe you made an off-color joke, were obviously …

"Designless" brain-like chips created through artificial evolution

Scientists at the University of Twente in the Netherlands have devised a new type of electronic chip that takes after the human brain. Their device …

New Study Suggests the ‘Uncanny Valley’ Is Real

In 1970, Japanese roboticist Masahiro Mori argued that humans find humanoid robots appealing only up to a point. As robots start to look more and …

Ben Carson: Anti-science.

At one point in time, GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson may have been best known as an excellent, even groundbreaking, neurosurgeon. In recent …

We Asked a Biologist If Plants Can Feel Pain

According to Daniel Chamovitz, dean of Life Sciences at Tel Aviv University, plants can feel themselves being eaten, they just don't have the capacity to give a shit.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>Officials in the United States government have dusted off that old partisan debate about …

How Should a Suit Fit? Your Easy-to-Follow Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

If you’re dressing on a budget, one of the most popular pieces of advice out there is to buy off-the-rack suits in the best fit you can get, and then …

Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history

The fate of industrially farmed animals is one of the most pressing ethical questions of our time. Tens of billions of sentient beings, each with complex sensations and emotions, live and die on a production line<p>Animals are the main victims of history, and the treatment of domesticated animals in …

Anthropology

Lamborghini R&D Chief Explains Why Manual Transmissions are Dead

Maurizio Reggiani, head of R&D at Lamborghini, loves a true manual transmission. But in an interview with R&T, he explains why you'll never see one again in a new Lamborghini.<p>Lamborghinis are supposed to be about raw emotion: the scream of a V12 engine, the thrill of mile-wide tires scrambling for …

UK spy agency snooped on everything users did online -- even porn

We've been well aware that the British spy agency GCHQ was just as guilty as the NSA when it came to overbearing online surveillance, but new documents from former analyst Edward Snowden paint an even more insane picture. The agency's "Karma Police" program (note the irony there) spied on …

Fairphone delivers on its ethical, modular smartphone

Fairphone is a slightly different kind of smartphone manufacturer. It's not out to make the prettiest or the most powerful handsets, but the most ethically responsible. The company bankrolled its first device through a pre-order program, and went on to sell 60,000 of the things, affording it the …

New ‘stealth dark matter’ theory may explain mystery of the universe’s missing mass

This 3D map illustrates the large-scale distribution of dark matter, reconstructed from measurements of weak gravitational lensing by using the …

Dark Matter

My Son Has the Kind of Autism No One Talks About

Like most parents of children with autism, I have been reading about the family in California who is being sued by several families in their neighborhood. The lawsuit contends that their child is a public nuisance because of his behaviors that his parents failed to fix.<p>One of the plaintiffs in this …

A Beautiful Mind: Brain Injury Turns Man Into Math Genius

In 2002, two men savagely attacked Jason Padgett outside a karaoke bar, leaving him with a severe concussion and post-traumatic stress disorder. But …

UPDATED: Deep Ellum Brewing, Grapevine Craft suing TABC for right to sell packaged beer to-go

Microbreweries in Texas were only recently legally permitted to sell patrons a pint on-site, but they can't sell that same beer packaged for drinkers …

Beer

US Republican hopeful Ben Carson: No Muslims as president

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1194000/1194882_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1533069258_4427227c3e7ea07a375a4253279d4f09<p><b>US Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson says he does not believe a Muslim should become president.</b><p>"I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in …

Ben Carson

John McAfee: Next airline hijacking will be by a hacker from halfway around the world

<i>John McAfee is one of the most influential commentators on cybersecurity anywhere in the world. His new venture — Future Tense Central — focuses on</i> …

An Ocean Flows Under Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus

Saturn's moon Enceladus is an active water world with a global body of water sloshing around deep below its icy crust, scientists have …

The 11 Coolest Food Service Robots on the Market

Robots are starting to take over the service industry, in many ways completing tasks more efficiently and economically than their human counterparts. While they won't be taking jobs from human cooks and servers — at least in the U.S. — quite yet, these robot waiters, bartenders, and chefs might …

Scientists Release 'Tree Of Life' For 2.3 Million Species: What This Reveals About Evolution

Close<p>Scientists have released the first draft of the "tree of life" for about 2.3 million named species of plants, animals, microbes and fungi on the …

How the Higgs boson is born and how it dies: the most precise picture so far

The ATLAS and CMS collaborations, at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, have combined their data to produce our most precise view to date of the Higgs boson<p>Another of those “freak” research publications, which so befuddle the makers of university league tables, is on the way¹. Having made the best …

Physics

Frozen Giant Virus Still Infectious After 30,000 Years

It's 30,000 years old and still ticking: A giant virus recently discovered deep in the Siberian permafrost reveals that huge ancient viruses are much …

Vaccine phobia infects GOP race

Physicians blast fellow doctors Carson, Paul for failing to refute autism claim in GOP debate.<p>When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie suggested seven months ago, at the height of the Disneyland measles outbreak, that parents should have “a measure of choice” about whether to vaccinate their children, …

What Is Hillary’s Greatest Accomplishment?

Carly Fiorina dared Democrats to name it. 20 top Dems accepted the challenge.<p>“If you want to stump a Democrat, ask them to name an accomplishment of Hillary Clinton,” Carly Fiorina quipped at Wednesday’s Republican debate. The line got hearty applause—but it also cut to the core of one of the …

It's not just Trump

A POLITICO special report on the richest ever presidential field, a campaign of and about the .1%<p>Carly Fiorina may be the new surprise flavor of the month in the GOP field, but there’s one aspect of her candidacy that’s neither surprising nor unusual in this 2016 field: she’s rich — in her case, …

Christie rips Trump for mishandling anti-Muslim remark

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Friday that he would not have allowed someone at his town hall to suggest that Muslims are a problem and that President Barack Obama is a Muslim and not an American, as one man did at Donald Trump's town hall on Thursday night in New Hampshire.<p>Trump did not …

The nation's cartoonists' take on the week in politics

Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage …