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Florida Man Jailed for Failing to Unlock His Phone

What started as a routine traffic stop has quickly escalated into a civil rights case in a Florida courtroom after a man was put behind bars this …

CLOUD Act becomes law, increases government access to online info

The federal spending bill signed by US President Donald Trump on Friday does more than fund the budget. It also makes it easier for law enforcement agencies to demand access to online information no matter what country the data is stored in.<p>Lawmakers added the CLOUD Act (PDF), which stands for …

China Started Trade War, Not Trump

If there’s a trade war between the U.S. and China, don’t blame Donald Trump: China started it long before he became president.<p>Even free traders and internationalists agree China’s predatory trade practices—which include forcing U.S. business to transfer valuable technology to Chinese firms and …

Load up on Cisco certification training for less than $6 per course today

popsci shop<p>These nine courses will help you ace the exams.<p>Cisco networks are used throughout the world. If you plan to work in IT, you really need to know how they work. The Ultimate Cisco Certification Super Bundle helps you become a certified expert, with nine courses preparing you for the …

Networking

Data science jobs make the big bucks, and these tools can help you get one

If you work in the digital space, you know how important data is.<p>We live in a world with unprecedented amounts of stats, facts, and figures, and it's …

Top 10 Best Packable Rain Jackets for 2018

A trusty rain jacket is every outdoorsman’s best friend. It’s the kind of item you hope you won’t need, but rely on heavily when enjoying yourself in …

Biased FBI and DOJ Officials Broke The Law And Tried To Decide The Election - an Annotated Timeline

There can be no question, at this point, that certain higher ups in the FBI and the DOJ did not want Hillary to be indicted and did not want Donald Trump to become President. Those efforts were not entirely independent of each other.<p>Below is a timeline of events – abbreviated though it is – that …

Take a refresher course in physics because you definitely weren't paying attention in high school

When you were a kid, being forced to learn things was the worst. You coasted through school doing the least amount of work possible and filled your …

Physics

Space-Spotting: How To See Humanity Star and Other Objects in Orbit

Rocket Lab launched a shiny geodesic sphere into orbit just to give us something cool to look at. Here's how to spot it in the sky, and what else you might find.<p>Last weekend, the upstart space company Rocket Lab successfully launched three small commercial satellites from its launchpad in New …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Science

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively fanatical club. Among his many titles and descriptors, Musk is a certifiable bookworm. And that's …

Elon Musk

17 books Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg think everyone should read

Gates, the former CEO of Microsoft, reads 50 books a year, he told The New York Times. In 2015, Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, created an online book club in which he read a book every two weeks.<p>Here are some of the titles the pair have recommended over the past few years.

Books

When you get a stitch in your side, what's really going on?

Doctors still don’t know what causes it, or how to stop it<p>Before the mile run each year in middle school, on the dreaded walk down from the classroom to the course, my classmates would argue over the best way to prevent a side stitch. More so than turning an ankle or coming in last, that repetitive …

Middle School

Brand New Maths Could Finally Explain How Disturbances Propagate Through Space-Time

There's a disturbance in the force.<p>The Universe as we know it is made up of a continuum of space and time - a space-time fabric that's curved by …

Take a Quick Tour of the Mind-Boggling Universe of Mathematics

Math is often considered synonymous with pain, boredom and frustration. It’s not uncommon to hear someone say, “ugh, it’s like doing math.” But math …

Mathematics

A Planet Around Proxima Centauri Could Be Habitable, and It's Not Alone

Proxima Centauri is a tiny little star that, in the grand scheme of the universe, wouldn’t seem that notable except for two things: The first is that …

What we're reading: ExtremeTech's favorite books about space - ExtremeTech

What we’re reading: ExtremeTech’s favorite books about space<p>By on April 3, 2017 at 12:25 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

The best privacy and security iPhone apps

In an age when millions of dollars are spent to hack smartphones, the idea of defending yourself is more important than ever.<p>There are simple steps …

All the Coolest Features of Windows 10's Anniversary Update

Microsoft’s first big feature update for Windows 10, the Anniversary Update, is out today. With it comes a smarter Cortana, better multiple desktop …

You Must See This Supercut of Every Clue About Jon Snow's Origin From Game of Thrones

We now know for certain that Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark are the parents of Jon Snow (well, on the show, at least). YouTube user hurleybird …

Book Review - The Long Cosmos by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter

<i>Tony Black reviews The Long Cosmos by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter…</i><p>The final chapter in <b>The Long Earth</b> series, <b>The Long Cosmos</b> shall resonate in …

Watch the intense movie-style trailer for NASA's Jupiter mission

NASA's Juno spacecraft launched back in 2011 for a Star Trek-style five-year mission to Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system. Jupiter may also be the roughest, toughest planet around. The space agency released a movie-style trailer highlighting Jupiter's many intimidating features and …

NASA's recruitment posters are looking for Mars explorers

We wish these NASA recruitment posters for Martian workers were real. Alas, we've yet to send humans to the red planet, and these were but part of an art exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor's Complex in 2009. While you can't work as a technician, a teacher, a surveyor or as a farmer on Mars …

Review of Brenda Cooper's Science Fiction Novel Edge Of Dark

Edge of Dark is a Compelling Read<p>What does it mean to be human? It’s a question that has vexed philosophers, scholars, scientists, and artists for …

NASA's Mars Recruitment Posters Will Convince You to Go Die in Space

Okay, poster. You make a compelling argument—sign us up!<p>True, there will be obstacles: For one, the Martian corps that these recruitment posters from …

Make the Perfect Breakfast Egg Sandwich Using Just a Microwave

Most of us don’t have a lot of time in the morning to cook a luxurious breakfast, but this technique from Epicurious delivers one of the most …

Take a Quick Trip to Deep Space With This Gorgeous Animated Short

Three minutes of video that took a year to render.<p>This three-minute sci-fi flick by Tim Cahn silently plops us into a near future where humans really know how to commute. There's an establishing shot of the sun, then a quick rocket dash to Mars, where we've plainly established some crescent-shaped …

NASA's Gorgeous Timelapse of the Mercury Transit Will Make You Feel So Small

If a whole planet is just a tiny black dot, what does that make us?<p>Yesterday, Mercury's orbit passed in front of the sun for the first time since 2012 and the last time until 2019. Obviously, staring at the sun to watch this happen is not a great idea unless you are taking great pains to do it …

The FBI is working hard to keep you unsafe

Did you know that the US government is sitting on its own Strategic Zero-Day Reserve? A “zero-day” is a software vulnerability that allows adversaries to bypass or reduce security restrictions; lets them hack systems which use that software, basically. These are not restricted to shady criminal …