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Tesla Model X firmware 7.0 to bring self-driving, door controls

It was only last week that Tesla finally unveiled the long-awaited Model X, its first electric SUV. But now we’re hearing immediately of the car’s …

Health Benefits of Tea? Here’s What the Evidence Says

After my Upshot column on the potential health benefits of coffee, the No. 1 request I got was to look into the potential benefits — or harms — of tea.<p>Unlike coffee, tea does not seem to generate negative perceptions. I know many more people who think that tea is beneficial, much more so than …

Apple CEO Tim Cook has explained in a heartfelt speech why he came out as gay

Cook was speaking at the Human Rights Campaign awards dinner on Saturday in Washington, D.C. He was there to accept the Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award, which was presented to him in recognition of his work to support the LGBT community.<p>The Apple CEO gave an emotional speech that lasted over …

Diabolical little girl held an owl and the Internet had a Photoshop field day

It stands to reason that if you post something weird on the Internet, the Internet will find a way to make it weirder.<p>A photo of a somewhat …

Harry Potter

Every Solar System Image You’ve Ever Seen is Wrong. Till Now.

Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich<p>So which one are we (we human beings, I mean)?<p>Infinitesimal<p>String scale<p>Nanoscale<p>Subatomic …

Happy 25th Birthday, 'Henry & June' and the NC-17 Rating

As any regular Word & Film reader knows, few things pique our passion quite so much as a movie about writers and writing. But unlike the rest of the …

Is Metal Gear Online Worth Your Time?

Things can go wrong at any moment in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Its open world is packed with surprise situations and absurd possibilities, stemming from enemy AI and nature alike. And despite being separate from the single player campaign, Metal Gear Online still maintains that spirit …

Artist Ai Weiwei finds 'listening devices' in studio - CNN Style

Written by By Tiffany Ap, for CNN<p>Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei says he found "listening devices" hidden around in his Beijing studio.<p>"They are listening devices or 'bugs'," Ai told CNN Monday. "They were found in my studio and living room.<p>"(It's) a professional job. It is easy to identify: a …

Ai Weiwei

Clever Illustrations Reveal The Secret Identities of Pop Culture Characters

Popular Logos as Simple Lines Offer Fresh Outlook on Commercial Brands

Sometimes less really is more, as Nick Barclay demonstrates with his newest batch of thought-provoking minimalist prints. The Sydney-based director and designer has been featured here previously, with a series depicting symptoms of depression and another that reduces classic films down to their …

Mind reading may one day be possible, researchers say

According to a new study, ‘a non-invasive brain-to-brain interface (BBI) can be used to allow one human to guess what is on the mind of another human’<p>Mind reading might not be as far-fetched as many people believe, says a study published by researchers at the University of Washington.<p>Their …

University of Washington

Doomsday seed vault opens for the first time due to Syrian war

Nestled into a frigid mountain just 800 miles south of the North Pole, a metallic building called the Svalbard Global Seed Vault holds almost 1 …

Kwikset drops the extras on its new internet-connected deadbolt lock to hit a lower price point

Smart connected devices for our homes are becoming more commonplace, with technology giants like Apple and Samsung leading the way with support for a myriad of devices. Even Amazon has an internet-connected speaker that will control your lights, thermostat and more.<p>One of the biggest issues with …

This is the supersonic 'Bloodhound Car' that's aiming for a land speed record

The Bloodhound Supersonic Car (SSC) unveiled in London on Thursday is an engineering marvel that its builders hope will inspire a new generation of engineers like the Space Race during the Cold War.<p>With a fighter jet engine and rockets, the sleek 135,000-horsepower car is as powerful as 180 Formula …

Aviation

Mall Walkers: The Suburban Exercisers Keeping America Wholesome

After neighborhood sidewalks, shopping centers are the most popular places in the U.S. to go for a stroll.<p>At 7 in the morning inside the Mall of America, capitalism sleeps. There are rows of kiosks with metal grates latched shut. Zamboni-like machines polish the floors. The crowds of …

This time it's true: We're out of IPv4 addresses

North America has run out of Internet addresses, or at least IPv4 internet addresses, according to the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), …