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Study finds 'pervasive and systematic' issues of inequality in Hollywood

Despite widespread attention over diversity in the movie business, a new study finds that little is changing in Hollywood for women, minorities, LGBT people and others who continue to find themselves on the outside of an industry where researchers say inequality is "the norm."<p>A report to be …

Why Tesla's battery for your home should terrify utilities

Elon Musk's electricity empire could mean a new type of power grid<p>Earlier this week, during a disappointing Tesla earnings call, Elon Musk mentioned in passing that he’d be producing a stationary battery for powering the home in the next few months. It sounded like a throwaway side project from …

Meet the 100 people hoping to live and die on Mars

We're one step closer to finding out who could be the first humans to live on another planet. Mars One, the private organization planning to find and train a group of four astronauts to send on a one-way trip to Mars, has reached the third round of its selection process and has narrowed its …

Top 10 Lifehacker Posts of All Time

Lifehacker launched exactly ten years ago today (happy birthday to us)! In light of the occasion, let's take a look back at some of the most popular …

Why Kyler Murray Could Flip from Texas A&M to Texas

Let’s be clear: Kyler Murray is a Texas A&M commit, and a strong one, at that. The chances of the 5-star quarterback signing with another college football program are slim.<p>But Wednesday's random trip to Texas—an unofficial visit—cannot be avoided. Neither can this photo he tweeted.<p>Aggies fans are …

4-Star WR Ryan Newsome 'Still Torn' About Texas, UCLA; Will Decide Friday

The biggest decision of Ryan Newsome's life will take place around 4 p.m. ET Friday. The 4-star wide receiver from Texas will announce at Aledo High School where he'll play college football next season.<p>The decision will come down to Texas and UCLA. As of Thursday, the decision is <i>still</i> between Texas …

Texas Should Worry That 4-Star QB Zach Gentry Is Visiting Michigan

A visit from 5-star Texas A&M commit Kyler Murray may have fired up Longhorns fans Wednesday, but he isn't the only quarterback who warrants attention moving forward.<p>Zach Gentry is reportedly reconsidering his commitment to Texas.<p>Michigan has mounted a late push for the New Mexico product, who …

Kris Boyd Tweets Top 2 Schools: Does Texas or Texas A&M Need 4-Star More?

The recruitment of Kris Boyd appears headed for a Lone Star State shootout, as the 4-star defensive back has narrowed his list down to two in-state schools. He made this announcement Thursday afternoon via Twitter:<p>Boyd, a 5'11.5", 185-pound cornerback from Gilmer, Texas, had previously included …

Texas suddenly in tenuous QB recruiting situation

The Texas Longhorns have one quarterback currently committed to become a member of the 2015 recruiting class.<p>It just doesn't really feel that way at …

Optical zoom in mobile phones getting boost from DynaOptics

DynaOptics wants to make a difference in bringing optical zoom to mobile phones without having to make do with a thicker phone or put up with a …

5 Sky Events This Week: Moon Meets Mars, Neptune, and Saturn Nebula

Sky-watchers can follow the moon on a tour of night-sky treasures.<p>This week the moon visits neighboring planets, the Saturn nebula, and two of the brightest stars in the late autumn sky. (See also: "Stars: Billions and Billions.")<p><b>Moon Meets Mars</b><p>As darkness falls on Tuesday, November 25, look toward …

Man Makes Special Ammunition For 3-D Printed Guns

Time intensive assembly required<p>As police from Germany and Australia will tell you, 3-D printed guns are likely to be as fatal to the person firing as they are to anyone else. This is true primarily for poorly made 3-D printed guns using weaker plastics that can't absorb the explosive shock from …

HP doesn’t think it’s possible to build a high-quality 3D printer for the desktop

HP has emphasized a focus on speed, quality and cost for its first 3D printer, and those same characteristics are what convinced it to build it for …

A home of our own - on the MOON: Esa reveals plans for first human settlement outside Earth - and says inflatable base will be made by 3D printing robots

It could be the first human settlement on another planet.<p>European Space Agency bosses today revealed a video tour of the moonbase they hope could see …

How 3D printing brings 'Skylanders' to life

Toys for Bob's <i>Skylanders</i> franchise isn't the only "toys to life" game in town anymore and Paul Reiche, co-founder and studio head, is well aware of the deep-pocketed competition. "We recognize that we've got Disney with <i>Infinity</i> and Nintendo with <i>Amiibo</i> and, you know, they have entered into this …