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How Google Could Rig the 2016 Election

Google has the ability to drive millions of votes to a candidate with no one the wiser.<p>America’s next president could be eased into office not just by TV ads or speeches, but by Google’s secret decisions, and no one—except for me and perhaps a few other obscure researchers—would know how this was …

Government

Picking Up The Bae (Bentley Continental GT)

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New 'Hobbit' Trailer Goes Big on Action and Doom

'The Battle of the Five Armies' trailer packs in peeks at the final film's big set pieces and giant war-bred bats<p>The end of an epic saga deserves an …

Googling How to Program Got this Guy a Job at Google

We’ve heard it over and over and over again: despite the high demand for talent from startups, there’s a shortage of qualified software developers …

Computer Science

How Microsoft can afford to give away Office on iOS and Android

Microsoft today appeared to finally give away its golden goose: It announced that Office — the productivity suite that has set the standard for more …

A Little Ship Just Saved the International Space Station

Meet the Georges Lemaître, which helped the orbiting laboratory—currently home to six humans—to avoid a potentially disastrous collision with space junk.<p>In a week that seems to be at least partially dedicated to space movies, the International Space Station—and the six very real humans living …

Republicans Want to Rewrite Tech Regulation—but They’ll Have to Make Peace With Net Neutrality First

With con­trol of the Sen­ate, top Re­pub­lic­ans are go­ing to work on an am­bi­tious plan to over­haul gov­ern­ment reg­u­la­tion of the In­ter­net, …

Net Neutrality

7 Things You Didn't Know About Facebook From Mark Zuckerberg's Q&A

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Mark Zuckerberg

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …

Design

Average Heel Heights Across The U.S.

The only sane women in the United States live in Nebraska, Kansas, and Maine. How do I know? These are the states where women buy the shortest heels–under 1.97 inches on average.<p>The rest of you are totally crazy. Big data doesn’t lie.<p>The rest of you are totally crazy. It’s true. Big data doesn’t …

Shoes

The Break-Off Effect

The Virgin Galactic crash made the mechanical risks of space tourism clearer, but the psychological effects of space travel largely remain unknown.<p>At first they thought it was asthma.<p>The fighter squadron’s 37-year-old commander suddenly started refusing to fly at high altitudes because of …

China and Japan to resume security talks

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday his government was laying the ground for a bilateral summit with China on the sidelines of a …

China

Central Command general to ISIS: We can hear you

The top U.S. military commander in the fight against ISIS said airstrikes are working to erode the terror group's capabilities and warned militants that the U.S. military is listening to them.<p>Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, who heads the U.S. Central Command, made those remarks at an event Thursday with …

CIA tries to ease Hill tensions

The Central Intelligence Agency is scrambling to hit “reset” with the Senate.<p>Top officials from the spy agency and the White House are trying to smooth over tensions that erupted last month when Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) publicly accused the CIA of …