Eva Mattinson

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USB-C just took a big step toward becoming the port of the future

The dream of a one-cable future is looking a little more real now that newer, better USB Type-C ports are here.<p>You may remember USB-C — the small, …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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How Apple and Samsung Got to $548 Million

<i>“I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will spend every penny of Apple’s $40 billion in the bank, to right this wrong. I’m going to</i> …

White & Gold or Blue & Black? Science of the Mystery Dress

The Internet went bonkers last night over a simple question posed on the social networking site Tumblr: What color is this dress?<p>Some people see the …

Networking

How Coca-Cola Left A Bad Taste In Many Mouths | Inc.com

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.<p>Welcome to Coca-Colonialism.<p>This is the process by which a giant multinational decides it's not quite enough to teach the world to sing.<p>Better still is teaching them to drink Coke and be grateful …

Christmas Trees

Death of toddler found in Garfield Park Lagoon ruled a homicide

The Cook County medical examiner's office officially ruled Friday that the toddler found dismembered in Garfield Park Lagoon over Labor Day weekend died in a homicide.<p>In early November, Chicago police said they had received DNA analysis matching the remains to Kyrian Knox, 2, who was reported …

2016 10Best Cars: Tesla Model S 70 / 70D

Your user experience awaits.<p>Forget for a moment that the Tesla Model S’s fuel tank is an aluminum box packed with thousands of battery cells. Ignore the electric motors and Elon Musk’s Captain Planet sermons. Really, just try to wipe what you know about the car from your mind. Even in this context, …

Tesla

Astronomers capture first-ever image of forming planet

For the first time, researchers have photographed the birth of a distant planet.<p>Of the nearly 2,000 exoplanets we know about, only 10 or so have been imaged before, and all had long been finished becoming planets. Astronomers have also seen hints of planets forming, but scientists had never imaged …

2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS Video Road Test

Now for the bottom line. Camaro prices start at about $27,000. Don't stop there. The Camaro SS is a certifiable bargain at just about $37,000. You'll …

Google hires Tesla’s Autopilot Engineering Manager and former SpaceX Director of Flight Software

<b>Update</b>: A source close to the company tells us Rose is not working on Google’s car project. We are also hearing that he might have been let go at Tesla.<p>Robert Rose has an impressive resumé as a software engineer. He worked at HP while completing his MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering at …

Tesla

The Oral History of the 'Wayne's World' 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Scene

When it was originally released in 1975, Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" was an oddity: A flamboyant, operatic, tempo-shifting epic that felt like …

Here's why those three cars in China suddenly started levitating

A video that went viral over the weekend showed two cars driving towards an intersection in China when they were suddenly jolted into the air by some invisible force. At the same time, a car driving in the opposite direction abruptly stopped dead in its tracks.<p>The world was baffled, but we now have …

Light Modifications Turn This Dodge Charger Hellcat Into a 900 HP Tornado

As it turns out, you don't need NOS to run nines in a Hellcat.<p><i>We started the video five seconds in so you can skip the bad rock music at the beginning.</i><p>We already know Dodge's Hellcats are fast. They make 707 horsepower, after all, which is quite a lot of horsepower.<p>What if you like your Charger …

Impressive GTA 5 PC Mod Adds 4K Textures, Reworks Vehicles, Improves Relationships

A new Grand Theft Auto V PC mod offering a comprehensive set of tweaks and changes has been released. The mod, created by Josh Romito, is titled "The Pinnacle of V," and delivers considerably more than just a nip and tuck for graphics.<p>"Not only is this a visual enhancement, but literally every …

Game Development

Beijing air pollution reaches hazardous levels

BEIJING (AP) — Schools in the Chinese capital kept students indoors and parents brought their kids to hospitals with breathing ailments Tuesday as …

Pollution

Don't Be the Person Who Screws Up a Baked Potato—Avoid These Common Mistakes

Sour cream can't fix everything. Avoid these common mistakes, and learn how to make a better baked potato.<p>There are baked potatoes, says Rick Martinez, <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s associate food editor… and then there are <i>baked potatoes</i>. There's a crater-like gap between the revelatory and the "just okay," and …

Cooking

Sugar, corn syrup face off over 'natural' claims in U.S. trial | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Corn refiners cannot “make stuff up” and claim that high fructose corn syrup is the same as sugar, an attorney for big sugar processors said in court on Wednesday.<p>A cob of corn is seen in field during the harvest in Minooka, Illinois, September 24, 2014. REUTERS/Jim …

Diabetes

Escaped suspect in sheriff's death captured hiding in woods

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Charged with murder in the car-chase death of a Georgia sheriff, Jim Edward Lowery used a jail transfer to stage a dramatic …

Crime

U.S. now 'reasonably certain' drone strike killed 'Jihadi John'

The U.S. military is "reasonably certain" its drone strike in Syria killed the masked Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John," who appeared in several videos depicting the beheadings of Western hostages.<p>But families of the hostages brutally killed last year said his presumed death is little …

Muji Unveils A Trio Of Tiny Prefab Houses (Cue Envy)

For Tokyo Design Week, Japanese mega retailer Muji invited celebrated designers Konstantin Grcic, Jasper Morrison, and Naoto Fukasawa to envision cozy escapes from the city hustle.<p>Holding true to Muji’s philosophy of “just enough” design, the three huts are modest, outfitted with the basics, and …

These Are The Foods We'd Lose If Honeybees Die Off

Honeybees are responsible for about a third of all the food we eat.<p>They arrive in the morning, having traveled miles to work all day. They move from one workstation to the next to gather supplies for their commute back to the office and repeat the trip 40 times a day. The newest staff members often …

Honey Bees

Why Mantis Shrimp Send Secret Messages Using Twisted Light

In the oceans, secret messages are being exchanged all the time. Some are obvious if you look closely enough, or at the right angle, or with sharp enough eyes. But mantis shrimps—a group of belligerent crustaceans—exchange signals that are <i>so</i> secretive that only they can see them.<p>Mantis shrimps have …

Nature

Nasa reveals solar winds stripped Mars' atmosphere

Nasa announces new findings relating to the atmosphere of Mars which could give insight into the planet's past and the possibility of life on the red planet

Solar Wind

A Dead Disease Still Lives in Lab Freezers. What Else Does?

In the summer of 1977, an influenza epidemic began to spread through China; by fall, it was in Russia, and over the winter, it spread across the Northern Hemisphere. That was very normal, of course. Winter is flu season, and this was not a bad flu, as flu seasons go: It affected mostly people …

Public Health

'Killer cells' seek and destroy lymph node tumors - Futurity

Newly-developed "super natural killer cells" have only one mission: Seek out cancer cells in lymph nodes and take them down.

Tesla will put more limits on Autopilot to discourage stunts

Tesla introduced Autopilot features to the Model S for the sake of convenience, but some drivers have been using it as a chance to goof off. They've invoked the semi-autonomous mode while speeding, or even while they're sitting in the back seat. Understandably, Tesla isn't happy with these stunts …

Mystery BMW Is A Plug-In Hybrid Research Vehicle

Patent drawings for a vehicle with distinct BMW-design cues recently surfaced and were initially thought to be for a new research vehicle from the …

Google Self-Driving Car Pulled Over For Doing 24 in a 35 Zone

Apparently, our autonomous future drives like your granddad.<p>So, when this photo first hit social media last night, the speculation was humorous. Viewers imagined a rogue Google Car, flagrantly disobeying its programming, tearing through Mountain View, California at an irresponsibly high speed.<p>The …

Here's What Happens When Google's Self-Driving Car Drives Too Slow

Google’s self-driving vehicle isn’t built for speed—or even speeding. However that didn’t prevent one of the company’s gumdrop-shaped vehicles, which …