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Astronomy

Hillary, ‘The Family’ And Uganda’s Anti-Gay Christian Mafia

"The Family" is behind Uganda’s anti-gay bill and has American ties with Rick Warren, Congress, and Fortune 500 CEOs.<p>The President of Uganda has just …

The world we see in the movie Her isn’t far off

Two weeks ago, I watched the movie <i>Her</i> in preparation for an interview by a Brazilian newspaper. I knew I would find something closer to science fiction than reality, but the movie does have a foundation in reality. It was particularly interesting to see that the future depicted in the movie shows a …

“We called for help and they killed our son”: Out-of-control police overreach meets extreme secrecy

Many watchdogs believe the police are killing more innocent Americans than ever. But here’s why they can’t be sure<p>On January 4 in Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina, Mark Wilsey called 911 because his stepson Keith Vidal, 18, was threatening his mother with a small screwdriver. Vidal, a …

How Twitter Knows When You’re Depressed

With its 230 million regular users, Twitter has become such a broad stream of personal expression that researchers are beginning to use it as a tool …

Mobile

Tomorrow's cities: What's it like to live in a smart city?

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Smart Cities

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

Steve Wozniak: Microsoft resting on its laurels

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Steve Wozniak

'Short Term 12' Review: SXSW Grand Jury Winner Is a Funny, Emotional Piece of Cinematic Perfection – /Film

<i>Editor’s Note: Short Term 12 opened in New York and Los Angeles last weekend and expands this week. Below we’re republishing Germain’s review from</i> …

An Intimate Look at the March on Washington

Fifty years ago, photographer Leonard Freed captured the spirit of the protest through the faces in the crowd.<p>The anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom is most often memorialized as the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, his famous words …

Xbox at Gamescom 2013: a focus on games big and small

The launch of a new game console is a fairly unique event in this industry. Unlike a smartphone or tablet, you don't see a new one released every year, or even every five years, and you likely don't have to worry about it feeling outdated a few months after you buy one. This year, we're getting …

Keith Rabois: Google Glass Has 'Zero Chance' of Being Mainstream

Khosla Ventures’ partner Keith Rabois appeared on Bloomberg TV today to talk about a variety of things, but there’s one particular piece that caught our ear. In the nearly eight minute conversation, he said that there was ‘zero chance’ of Google Glass ever becoming mainstream.<p>Glass is Google’s …

Why Warner Bros. Had To Pick Ben Affleck To Play Batman

For the fans of the Dark Knight, comic books, movies, superheroes, or entertainment in general, it's all anyone is talking about.<p>Memories of Affleck's portrayal of 2003's "Daredevil" have been fiercely flying around the Internet, leaving many fans worried and confused.<p>How could a guy who so poorly …

Comic Books

The Movie Performances We're Waiting For This Fall

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Fall movie season always brings with it a plethora of great performances from actors you probably …

Beats reportedly looking to end fruitless HTC partnership

The popular headphone maker Beats is reportedly attempting to buy back HTC's 25 percent stake in the company. The news comes from a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report that cites "people familiar with the matter" as claiming Beats is looking to bring in a new investor to provide "fresh funds for growth," and …

Hyperloop revealed: Elon Musk foresees rapid transit in a tube

Electromagnetic acceleration: That's the high technology behind the high-speed transit concept that billionaire Elon Musk calls the Hyperloop.<p>Musk — who already plays leading roles in the SpaceX rocket venture, the Tesla electric car company and the SolarCity solar-energy company — unveiled his …

High-speed Rail

Logitech's new Z600 Bluetooth speakers cost $150, let you connect up to three devices at once

A simple, virtual stroll through the internet would easily convey that Bluetooth speakers aren't the hot item they once were. Still, who would complain about having a vast amount of options to choose from? The latest set comes by way of Logitech with the Z600, a pair of Bluetooth 2.0 sound blasters …

The six types of atheist

You'd have thought the scientific study of atheism was a no-brainer. Just as religions can be understood from the outside using all the ordinary …

Senate passes sweeping rewrite of immigration laws

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping immigration bill Thursday that would allow the nation's 11 million unauthorized immigrants to become U.S. citizens, overhaul the country's immigration system and spend billions to secure the southwest border with Mexico.<p>After years of failed attempts, …

Instagram wants to help make your videos a little less terrible

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Instagram for video debuted just last week, and the reactions seemed pretty mixed at the time — some people liked it, some …

Video Killed The Instagram Star

Instagram, an app best known for photo-sharing, added video last week, as it (and parent Facebook) sought to defend against the advance of Twitter’s fast-growing video-sharing app, Vine. The hope was to give its users a whole new way to share what is happening around them with friends. But while it …

Instagram, Give Me A Photos-Only Stream Or Give Me Death

You hear that? It’s the sound of 130 million people closing the Instagram app.<p>Instagram video is a big mistake. Huge.<p>More than any other social network, Instagram is a consumptive experience first and foremost, even though it might have tricked you into thinking it’s all about taking …

The Creative Benefits Of Taking “Mini-Sabbaticals” From All Your Various Screens

Research suggests that taking a quick break from technology can set your week on track and get good ideas flowing freely. Embrace the downtime–it might be the only chance you get.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shelley Carson, one of the best ways to enhance your creative output is to clearly …

Creativity

Raw: Anti-government Protests Grip Brazil

First Protester Dies as Brazil Protests Reach 1 Million People

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A teenager was killed when a Jeep slammed into a crowd of demonstrators in Brazil last night, but …

Interesting 1997 George Lucas Documentary - FLYING SOLO

You really are addicted to your cellphone

An expert explains why we’re only beginning to understand the technology’s myriad health risks<p>In her 2011 book <i>Disconnect</i>, National Book Award finalist, former senior White House health advisor and internationally regarded epidemiologist Devra Davis revealed that the cellphone industry is knowingly …

Apple Posts Heartfelt New 9-Minute Video: ‘Making a Difference, One App at a Time’

Apps are important. Nobody knows that more than Apple, who’s company value is now based in large part around the iPhone, iPad, and App Store. They …

No internet for Xbox One? Get a 360, says Microsoft

Microsoft's confused and controversial online requirement for the Xbox One finally got cleared up last week, with the company confirming the console needs to connect to the internet every 24 hours. At E3 this week, a common trend is emerging about how Microsoft is dealing with future offline …