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‘Eyes Wide Shut’ actress and Hollywood conservative: Why the #Resist movement has it completely wrong

Since President Trump’s election, many progressives who are determined to oppose everything he does have branded themselves “the Resistance.” That’s the same name used by heroic anti-fascist freedom fighters who risked their lives to fight Nazi forces in Europe in World War II.<p>This is absurd. …

Society

How worried should we be about artificial intelligence? I asked 17 experts.

“We should take seriously the possibility that things could go radically wrong.”<p>Imagine that, in 20 or 30 years, a company creates the first artificially intelligent humanoid robot. Let’s call her “Ava.” She looks like a person, talks like a person, interacts like a person. If you were to meet Ava, …

There’s a lot of money up for grabs if you can land (softly) on the moon

Google’s Lunar XPrize just announced new prizes.<p>If you can send a spacecraft to the moon and loop around our natural satellite one time, or—even better—gently set a rover down on the lunar surface, there could be money in it for you. $4.75 million, to be precise.<p>That is, if you happen to be one of …

Space Exploration

26 Apple TV tips you'll thank us for

The Apple TV is a seriously easy device to use and adds tons of value to your entertainment system. Below are 26 tips and tricks which will make navigating and using your Apple TV even easier.<p>The latest generation of the Apple TV has a lot to offer that its predecessors don't. It's a casual gaming …

Smart TV

Electric Stacker Sunglasses

Electric´s Stacker Sunglasses are their most technically advanced frame ever, and are specially built for adventure. Designed around a stylish …

This iPhone Glitch Speeds Up Your Device

Confirming real-life cheat codes exist<p>The iPhone 6s is among Apple’s fastest devices ever released. But if you’re pleased with the speed of Apple’s A9 chip, your iPhone can fake a speed increase that translates to real world results.<p>The glitch was found by 9to5Mac’s Jeff Benjamin. The iDownloadBlog …

Apps

'Moon Shot' Is Now Free To Watch On YouTube

The J.J. Abrams/Google/XPrize documentary follows Google Lunar X-Prize teams<p>We knew it was coming, but the day is now here: you can head over to YouTube and watch <i>Moon Shot,</i> the new, free, 9-part documentary series that profiles participants in the Google Lunar XPrize competition. The documentary …

Moon

7 Areas In Which 3D Printing Is Surprising Us All

When 3D printing was first introduced over 30 years ago it felt like something more likely to appear in a Star Trek episode than reality. Today, more …

Advanced filament is key to 3D printing revolution

Polymaker CEO argues that better filament, and not necessarily better desktop machines, will unlock the disruptive potential of 3D printing.<p>An …

3D Printing

Forget Star Wars VII, this is the Star Wars flick you need to watch

It’ll be a while until Star Wars Episode VII hits theaters, so in the meantime Star Wars fans can watch a half-hour movie created by… a college …

12 Mind-Blowing Facts About Apple That Will Remind You Just How Gigantic The Company Really Is

It defined the smartphone market with the iPhone, then reinvented personal computing with the iPad. Growth was off the charts as consumers bought these products.<p>Then, things changed. Samsung caught up to it with smartphones, and arguably leapt past it by releasing a bunch of phones with bigger …

Credit Cards

Parrot Introduces Oculus Rift-Enabled Drone

Parrot has unveiled its most advanced drone yet.<p>The Bebop is tricked out with an HD video camera, built-in GPS, an array of image-stabilizing sensors …

How 3-D Printing Body Parts Will Revolutionize Medicine

Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.<p>A device the size of an espresso machine quietly whirs to life. The contraption isn't filled with fresh, pungent grounds but, instead, spoonfuls of opaque, sterile goo. Its robotic arm moves …

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster<p>A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster.<p>The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly.<p>With a lattice pattern, it is …

3D Printing

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

Aime | Automatic Tracking Camera Mount

AIMe is a new robotic device that mounts on a smartphone or video camera, it pans 360º, tilts 180º, and automatically follows and frames the subject. …

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Why we’ll never meet aliens

If you combine all our current knowledge of statistics and astronomy, it’s nearly comical to believe we’re the only intelligent life in the universe. It’s easy to get lost in the numbers thrown around—there are billions of stars and planets in our galaxy and billions of galaxies. Humans are rather …

Native Americans

The Middle East’s new energy export: sunshine

Last month, Mauritania flipped the switch on a 15-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power plant. As solar power stations go, that’s small stuff. But for the west African nation of 3.4 million people, the project built by Abu Dhabi renewable energy company Masdar will supply 10% of its entire electricity …

Renewable Energy

Wet Washcloth In Space - What Happens When You Wring It? | Video

From mach-20 glider to humming bird drone - Regina Dugan

Florida Legislature Passes Flawed but Forceful Anti-drone Bill

The Florida state House and Senate have passed a bill protecting citizens’ rights guaranteed by the 4th Amendment from being abrogated by drones. By …

Guns are done but Personal Drones Airforces are Interesting

The gun situation in the world and in the US is not going to radically shift over the next 20 years.<p>11 million guns made and sold in the USA each …

Boston Marathon victim Jeff Bauman helped identify bombers

Jeff Bauman, the man who became the bloodied face of the victims after the Boston bomb attacks, provided the key identification of the dead suspect.<p><b>Boston Marathon bombs: live</b><p>Mr Bauman was waiting to see his girlfriend finish the race when a man in a white cap and sweatshirt dropped a backpack at …

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Time-lapse Photography

FBI releases new photos of suspects in Boston Marathon bombing

The FBI released new photos of two "armed and extremely dangerous" suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing early Friday.<p>The pair — who were armed with explosives and guns — battled authorities in a Boston suburb until cops took one of the men into custody, and the other fled, sources said. …

These Soldiers Did the Boston Marathon Wearing 40-Pound Packs. Then They Helped Save Lives.

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>At 5:20 a.m. on Monday, four hours before the Boston Marathon’s elite runners took …

Boston: What’s Left To Say

Triathlete <i>magazine Editor-in-Chief Julia Polloreno writes about the tragic events of April 15’s Boston Marathon.</i><p>Like a lot of people, I sit numb and …