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Bill Nye Is Once Again A TV Science Guy, On Netflix

Netflix announced today that popular TV science personality Bill Nye will once again be an on-screen science guy, in a new talk show called “Bill Nye Saves the World.”<p>The scientist/engineer/comedian/author/inventor will appear on the series starting in Spring 2017.<p>“Each episode will tackle a topic …

National Parks

New York, South Korea Advance to Little League World Series: Pictures

Latin America

Belgians are hunting books, instead of Pokemon

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Inspired by the success of Pokemon Go, a Belgian primary school headmaster has developed an online game for people to search for books instead of cartoon monsters, attracting tens of thousands of players in weeks.<p>While with Pokemon Go, players use a mobile device's GPS and …

Books

Uber Chooses Self-Driving Cars Now

A Silicon Valley software business is launching self-driving taxis later this month. It has no choice. In the new world order of software there are two choices: Quick or dead.<p>Uber’s deal-making chief executive Travis Kalanick has always been impatient. He began<p>spreading the seed of his ride-hailing …

Autonomous Cars

These glasses hide a fitness tracker on your face

The last time a company tried popularizing wearable tech embedded in glasses, most notably with Google Glass, the public mostly rejected the idea as …

UberEATS couriers are planning to go on strike outside popular London restaurants

Cyclists and moped drivers protested outside the company's London HQ on Friday but now they're threatening to protest outside popular restaurants in the capital that use the UberEATS platform to deliver their food to people's homes and offices.<p>UberEATS is used by over a hundred restaurants in …

UberEATS

Lyft says self-driving cars won't replace drivers' jobs, but they might make carpooling awkward

That could be the future of ride-hailing and carpooling, but that's a future Lyft is still a bit unsure about.<p>"When [self-driving car technology] becomes available and more widely adopted, I think that'll work for Lyft Line and I think that'll work for Lyft," Rob Farmer, a Lyft product manager, …

Lyft

Want A Dog Date? Bark'N'Borrow Might Have The Perfect Match For You

Apps today can help daters select for just about any “type.” But what if your type is a furry, four-legged friend?<p>Thanks to 24-year-old Liam Berkeley’s startup Bark’N’Borrow, you’re in luck. Available to U.S. iOS users, Bark’N’ Borrow, which debuted on Apple’s App Store last November, helps …

Pets

Focus RS, Audi S8 Plus and Fiesta ST: why stealth cars are fun

I know. Nitrous Blue is not stealthy, so I want you to imagine a grey Focus RS. There, much better. That way the silliness comes as more of a …

Ford Fiesta

Volkswagen’s 2019 EV to get 300 miles with 15-minute charge

As Volkswagen works towards repairing its reputation following the “dieselgate” emissions scandal, the German car manufacturer seems to be going …

Watch the 1500-HP Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo Fail to Get Onto a Trailer

But not before it runs out of gas.<p>The Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo is one of the most magnificent concept cars we've seen in recent years. Bugatti's attempts to get it on a trailer at this past weekend's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, however, were anything but magnificent.<p>YouTuber Marchinetto …