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Michelin’s Clever New Tires Stay Just as Grippy as They Wear

The more you drive on your tires, the more they wear down. After a while, the grooves that improve traction, particularly in the wet, wear away. …

Copyright Troll wants to control your web browser if you pirate any material

We have discussed the stupidity of trolls on a number of different occasions. However, we are reaching new levels of just head-shaking stupidity.<p>Rightscorp is a company employed by a number of corporate organizations (such as Warner Music and BMG). Rightscorp then sends demand letters to ISP …

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The Real “Knick”

The mortal intricacies of the surgical theatre and the laboratory work on which it depends are the centerpiece of Steven Soderbergh’s TV series “The Knick,” set in a downtown Manhattan hospital in 1900. Soderbergh (who does his own camera work) films it thrillingly, but his greatest inspirations …

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New Law Prohibits Kaleidoscoping While Driving

TRENTON, NJ— Citing the nearly 1,500 deaths that occurred in the United States last year as a result of kaleidoscoping while driving, New Jersey …

These six lawsuits shaped the internet

When AOL executive Ryan Block went public with a recorded a customer service call in which a Comcast representative refused, for the better part of 20 minutes, to cancel Block’s service, the recording went viral not because it was an anomaly, but because the rep’s sales tactics were familiar: most …

tUnE

tUnE-yArDs was one of the many artists at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival, which took place at Union Park in Chicago July 18-20. Below, watch video of Garbus and her band performing "Gangsta" from <i>w h o k i l l</i>, as well as "Water Fountain" and "Wait for a Minute" from new album N<i>ikki</i> N<i>ack</i><i>.</i><p>Read …

Changes to Australian Security Laws Will Make Illegally Obtained Evidence Permisable in Court

It will also grant intelligence personnel immunity when they break the law, allow the use tracking devices without warrants, and increase jail terms from 2 to 10 years for leaking information. More stunningly, the bill is being passed by politicians...<p><i>Image courtesy of Network 10</i><p>Politicians are …