Kristin Clapp

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Inside World View, the company that wants to take you into the stratosphere with a balloon

Float to space rather than rocket toward it<p>If you want to get to space these days, the typical method of travel entails strapping yourself into a vehicle with a high-powered rocket engine and then hurtling through the sky at thousands of miles per hour. But for those prone to motion sickness, there …

LG's 'blade-like' TV is as thin as four credit cards and hangs on the walls using just magnets

This year's CES in Las Vegas has seen a number of OLED televisions being launched. None, however, are as thin at this offering from LG.<p>Dubbed …

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Defects explain why Roman concrete was so tough

Computer models of tobermorite, a key element in the superior concrete Romans used in ancient times, suggest how to make modern concrete that’s less …

27 Of The Most Amazing Science Photos Of 2016

The International Space Station, sharks, and a multicoloured lizard with a stick.

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S8 to Ditch Headphone Jack

The 3.5mm port's slow death marches on.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. …

We may finally know why the Samsung Note 7 kept catching fire

The Note 7’s lithium-polymer battery is a flattened “jelly-roll” consisting of a positive layer made of lithium cobalt oxide, a negative layer made of graphite, and two electrolyte-soaked separator layers made of polymer. The separator layers allow ions (and energy) to flow between the positive and …

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The Top 10 American Music Awards Red Carpet Looks of All Time

From good-girl-on-the-verge-of-going-bad Rihanna in 2009 to Gwen Stefani in a Balmain blazer, the American Music Awards red carpet has seen more than a few outrageous looks since its inception in 1973. The 2016 awards show comes to Los Angeles Sunday night, with Gigi Hadid as host and a performance …

Nintendo's NES Classic being sold for $1,000+ on eBay and people are pissed

What's old is definitely new again.<p>Nintendo's highly anticipated NES Classic Edition launched on Friday and immediately sold out everywhere. Even …

Marijuana's effects on the body, brain, heart and sperm: All your weed questions answered

With five more states voting on whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana come November, millions more Americans are closer than ever to …

We tried chicken nuggets from Chick-fil-A, Wendy's, Burger King, and McDonald's — and the winner is clear

Since then, the breaded pieces of chicken meat have become a part of nearly every fast-food menu.<p>McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, and Chick-fil-A each have their own approach to the chicken nugget, and we set out to find which chain does it best.

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One-Pot Garlic Tomato Shrimp Pasta

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound spaghetti<br>• 3 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined<br>• 2 teaspoons salt<br>• 1 ½ teaspoons red pepper flakes<br>• 1 small yellow onion<br>• 8 cloves garlic, finely chopped (about 3 tablespoons)<br>• 42 ounces canned diced tomatoes, drained of excess water<br>• 1 teaspoon sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon oregano<br>• 1 …

Cavatelli with Pork Ragù and Spicy Breadcrumbs

6 Servings<p>Adding fresh puréed tomato at the end of this long-simmered pork ragù lends this bowl of deliciousness acidic brightness along with depth. Unbeatable. This recipe is from Oberlin, one of the Hot 10, America's Best New Restaurants 2016.<p>September 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pounds boneless pork …

Lexus made a car with ice wheels, just because it could

Sometimes marketing ideas should probably stay as ideas. Take for instance, this Lexus with wheels made of ice.<p>The latest marketing stunt from Lexus …

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Tuesday.<p><b>1.</b><b>SpaceX, founded by billionaire Elon Musk, has made history by sending the first orbital rocket into space and landing it back on earth</b><b>.</b> This monumental moment marks a critical milestone that SpaceX has been working toward for …

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You can now play Angry Birds Friends, Monopoly, Risk, and more on your Chromecast

In case you didn’t know, Google’s Chromecast is capable of playing games.<p>Oh, you knew that already? Well, did you know Angry Birds Friends is officially going to be available for the Chromecast next week? Oh. You could tell from reading the title of this article and the picture I used. But what if …

Why I'm leaving Spotify after six years

Spotify changed the way I listen to music. When I joined the service in 2009, I had maybe 4GB of music on my laptop at any given time, and a 2GB Sony MP3 player that I rotated my collection on. I now have an ever-expanding online library that amounts to the equivalent of 80GB, and near-constant …

ShiftWear sneakers use flexible displays to showcase custom artwork on your shoes

It’s no secret that the sneaker industry has blown up over the last ten years. Estimates show that Michael Jordan’s brand brings in well over two billion dollars per year. LeBron James just inked a lifetime contract with Nike that “easily surpasses Kevin Durant’s 10-year 300 million dollar deal.” …

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YouTube doesn't like T-Mobile's low-quality video scheme

YouTube isn't happy with T-Mobile's new Binge On program. The program, which launched last month, prevents T-Mobile subscribers from streaming HD video and in exchange allows them to stream video from Netflix, HBO Go, and a number of other services without having it count toward their data cap. …

Japan unveils design for 2020 Olympic stadium ... again

<b>(CNN) —</b> Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced the new design for the country's controversial National Stadium, which will be the focal point for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.<p>It follows the scrapping of a high-profile plan by architect Zaha Hadid earlier this year.<p>"Today, the Japan Sports …

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Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …