Jan Macarol

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2015 Detroit Auto Show: Chevy's Bolt Could Beat Tesla Motors By More Than a Year

Is $30,000 for 200 miles of range a big deal—and will it be ready in 18 months?<p>In the next few years, we'll answer a lot of questions about the electric vehicle market. Will Tesla’s forthcoming, entry-level Model 3 be a winner? Will oil prices stay down and squelch enthusiasm for electric cars? …

Soon, You’ll Officially Be Able To Name An Exoplanet... Sort Of

You can't come up with the names, but you can choose from several IAU-approved titles<p>Exoplanets such as “OGLE-05-071L” and “HD 104985” could get catchier names this year.<p>The International Astronomical Union—the organization that names planetary bodies—has just launched the first phase of its …

The 10 Best Things From January 2015

Some things are just ... better<p><i>This article was originally published in the January 2015 issue of</i> Popular Science, <i>under the title "Obsessed".</i>

Kim Jong-Un May Have Just Accepted Putin's Invitation To Visit Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin invited Kim in December to Moscow next May to participate in the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. If Kim does accept Putin's invitation, it will be his first foreign visit and also his first time meeting a foreign head of state since becoming North …

This is what the web looks like without ads

For about one hour today, web users noticed two odd things on most major news sites. First, the pages loaded faster. Second, there were no ads.<p>That’s because Doubleclick for Publishers (DFP), a Google advertising service, was hit by intermittent outages.<p>DFP is a service that allows publishers to …

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014

Landscape Photography

Mixmax Takes Sending Email With Gmail to the Next Level

A new Chrome extension extends Gmail’s functionality in new ways, while still feeling like it’s an official Gmail feature.<p>Mixmax says it’ll make you work “faster and smarter” in Gmail by improving the tools available to you for sending email and organizing meetings.<p>With the Mixmax extension, you …