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Electric Scooter Startups Battle City of San Francisco

Older and wiser after its battles with Uber, the city of San Francisco has a new target: electric scooter startups. Can they survive regulation?<p><i>This is a guest post by Applico CTO and Principal Tri Tran. Prior to joining Applico, Tri was the co-founder and CEO of Munchery.</i><p>After years of public …

Tesla Doesn’t Burn Fuel, It Burns Cash

The company that Elon Musk built to usher in the electric-car future might not have enough cash to make it through the calendar year.<p>The anxieties …

Tesla

Antarctica's new greenhouse can harvest vegetables even when it's -100 degrees Fahrenheit outside — take a look

But in 2017, engineers at the German Aerospace Center (GAC) built a high-tech greenhouse that will allow Antarcticans to harvest produce.<p>The farm can grow food year-round for researchers at the Neumayer III polar station on the Ekstrom Ice Shelf. The team just completed its first harvest, the AP …

Flying, On-demand Taxis Are Taking Off

It took just a few years for Uber and Lyft to completely transform society's notion of hailing a taxi. Now, another transportation disruption is on …

Barack Obama’s response to Charlottesville violence is the most liked tweet in history

The former president quoted Nelson Mandela in a series of tweets over the weekend<p>Former President Barack Obama’s response to this week’s violence in Charlottesville has become the most liked tweet ever. The tweet, posted late Saturday, was the first in a series of three quoting former South African …

Cue the Carrots! Strike Up the Squash!

On a muggy day in July, in a Long Island backyard, a group of musicians had gathered for rehearsal. As their conductor gently raised both hands, they steadied their instruments, and played the first notes of a Bach chorale, “Nun freut euch, Gottes Kinder all.”<p>The conductor stopped them. The snake …

Infinity book store looks like an endless tunnel of books

Imagine an infinite row of books as far as your eye can see.<p>This bookstore and library in Yangzhou, eastern China, has transformed its space into an …

Books

The world's first glasses-free holographic phone is coming, and it's not from Apple

Forget the iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8.<p>RED, the company that makes professional digital cameras for shooting Hollywood movies, is making a …

The 50 Best Podcasts of 2016

From politics shows to horror series, highlights from a year of listening<p>Gone are the days of explaining what a podcast is: The arrival of money to the form and a continued increase in listeners has led to another banner year and the premiere of hundreds of shows to suit any listener’s audio …

TV

This triple spiral of 15,000 dominoes falling down is incredibly satisfying to watch

This incredible triple spiral by YouTuber "Hevesh5" is made up of 15,000 dominoes and took 25 hours to set up.<p>To watch more amazing domino videos, …

YouTube

John John Florence On SportsCenter - "What are you going to, a board meeting?"

Most mainstream sports personalities have a catalogue of surf knowledge that goes about as far as Kelly Slater and Laird Hamilton. Their surfing …

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

Amazon Books editors read thousands of pages before settling on their ranking, which includes a number of memoirs as well as books from debut authors.<p>"The main challenge for us was that there were a number of great books to choose from," Amazon Books editor Chris Schluep told Business Insider. "In …

Books

Bede Durbidge’s Return to Competition is One of the Most Inspiring Surf Stories of 2016

<b>Bede Durbidge nearly died last year.</b> During the same run of dangerous swell that drowned Evan Geiselman and may have ended Owen Wright’s career, …