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Pictures of the Week 7.31.14

Pictures of the Week 8.7.14

Pictures of the Week 8.14.14

The 20 photographs of the week

The crisis in Ukraine, the funeral of Michael Brown, the US Open in New York – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Pictures of the Week 8.21.14

Pictures of the Week 8.28.14

Premier League: Saturday's matches – in pictures

A gallery of the best images from this weekend’s action in the Premier League

Breathtaking Photographs Inspired by the Nightmares of Children

For his 1960s project on children’s dreams, legendary photographer Arthur Tress visualizes the subconscious fears of the innocent mind. While working …

Pictures of the Week 5.1.14

Albertan mountain and prairie landscapes

The weekend in pictures

A selection of the best images from around the world this weekend, from tribal ceremonies to debutante balls

Watch a remote-controlled fighter jet evade a missile

Existing drone aircraft are useful for many things, but they make for lousy target practice when you're testing missiles; they're rarely as maneuverable as modern fighter jets. Boeing and one of its customers have just shown that there's a better way, however, by firing a surface-to-air missile at …

Why Uber must be stopped

<b>Leonardo DiCaprio in "The Wolf of Wall Street," Michael Douglas in "Wall Street"</b><p>The touted start-up is proving to be the embodiment of unrestrained hyper-capitalism. What happens when it wins?<p>Andrew Leonard<p>August 31, 2014 10:59am (UTC)<p>What is Uber? A paragon of free market efficiency and …

This Wi-Fi Router Provides the Fastest Connection

After spending a total of 200 hours researching and testing over 20 Wi-Fi routers, plus analyzing reader comments and feedback, the $100 TP-Link …

Wi-Fi

Apple has reached agreements w/ American Express & MasterCard to work on iPhone payments system

We reported in May that Apple was expected to launch an iPhone payments system with the iPhone 6 and iOS 8.<p>Apple wants to replace yet another daily tool with your iPhone: your wallet. Executives from the Cupertino-based technology company have begun discussions with directors from retail store …

Foldit Video Gamers Join the Fight Against Ebola Virus

Several vaccines are already in the pipeline to counter the devastating threat posed by the Ebola virus in Africa, but game players are using a collaborative puzzle program called Foldit to help look for new treatments. The online game, which was created by University of Washington researchers in …

Here’s what it's really like to work with Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook

Not a lot of people get the chance to work directly under billionaire founders and CEOs.<p>That’s why most people take what they see in the press or movies and create their own – often false and distorted – images of what it’s like to work with them.<p>Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, for example was depicted …

Design a Mobile Career Site That Candidates Will Love

<i>This post originally appeared on the LinkedIn Talent blog.</i><p>It’s hard to imagine that iPhone and Android devices are less than a decade old. In a few short years, smartphones have transformed how digital audiences communicate, stay productive and access information — but mobile recruiting experiences …

A Cheap Alternative To Satellites Is Starting To Take Off

But Elon Musk, founder and boss of SpaceX, is not a man who lacks self-confidence, and he did just that on August 22nd after the terminal malfunction of one of his company's Falcon 9 vehicles.<p>That Arianespace, a French rival of SpaceX, announced on the same day that two satellites it had tried to …

How You'll Be Able to Use Your iPhone 6 as a Wallet

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9, and rumors about some possible features have been years in the making. One of those features is …

Mobile Payments

The Health Claims Of E-Cigarettes Are Going Up In Smoke

The sales pitch of electronic cigarette manufacturers seemed too good to be true. Could nicotine addicts around the world really get their fix whilst dodging the health risks of puffing away on cancer sticks?<p>Sadly for smokers and “vapers”, the answer is far from clear. Over the past week, new …

Amazon's war on e-books, LG's G Watch R and other stories you might've missed

This week, we reviewed the HTC One for Windows, investigated Amazon's controversial e-book-pricing model, played around with Hyperlapse, learned about LG's G Watch R and more! Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last seven days. Oh, and be sure to subscribe to our Flipboard …

Apple’s mystery wearable could cost as much as $400

The rumor mill is churning ahead of Apple’s September 9 event, where it may debut its next generation iPhone alongside a new wearable.<p>We’ve outlined how we think the event might go down, but there is still much speculation about the details of the devices that will be unveiled. Rumor has it, …

How to be a Tourist in Your Own City and Capture Remarkable Photos

Many years ago, I was in Manaus, the humid, bustling city in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon. There I was chatting with a local guy and asked him …

Will Genetic Alterations Modify Human Society?

<i>“Keep in mind, this child is still you. Simply, the best, of you. You could conceive naturally a thousand times and never get such a result.”</i> – Fictional geneticist in the 1997 film Gattaca.<p>As a side effect of science fiction novels, many of us find ourselves with an outlook of the future that’s …

Starwatch: The September night sky

Our weather may appear prematurely autumnal, but September's sky retains a very summery look as the Summer Triangle hangs in prime position high in the S when darkness falls. By our map times, though, Vega, Altair and Deneb lie W of the meridian and the Square of Pegasus in climbing high in the SE …

Ukraine's President Says That Russia Has Invaded Ukraine

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Thursday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia of invading Ukraine as troop …

Northern California wildfires show slower growth

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are …

Ukraine warns of return to 'full-scale war'

A U.S. lawmaker is calling for the arming of Ukrainian forces engaged in fighting Russian troops along the nation's eastern border with Russia.<p>Sen. Robert Menendez, D-New Jersey, is in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, on a fact-finding mission into the monthslong conflict there between pro-Russian …

Dawn of Libya militia group 'secures' US embassy compound in Tripoli

The Dawn of Libya militia group now guards the US embassy in Tripoli and its residential compound, a commander said on Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago.<p>Holes left by small-arms and rocket fire dot the residential compound, …