Michael Ward

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With Amazon's New Device, You Can "Buy With 1-Click" IRL

SCARY: spend your $$ online without touching a single screen.<p>So if you're out of say, diapers, you'd tap your Huggies Dash Button and expect a package to arrive within 48 hours.<p>Don't worry about button-happy babies ordering 112 units of paper towels. After the Dash Button is tapped the second time …

U.S. National Park Service Is Preparing for a Big Rebrand

After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country, though there’s also an $11 …

National Parks

Star Wars planets like Tatooine could be common in universe

Previously scientists believed that only gas-giants could circle binary star systems but a new study suggests that many Earth-like planets could have two Suns<p>The image of Luke Skywalker staring at the double sunset of Tatooine captured the imagination of millions of cinemagoers.<p>But astrophysicists …

The planet won’t notice you recycle, and your vote doesn’t count

<b>(homydesign via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>But you should do it anyway. The definitive guide to screaming at, coping with, and profiting from climate change<p>Gernot Wagner • Martin L. Weitzman<p>March 29, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet”<p>Your vote …

Five Signs The Samsung Galaxy S6 Will Have Failed

How will the industry know if Samsung’s gamble with the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is able to rescue the company and recover from the terrible financial results of 2015? The Samsung Galaxy S6 has to be a success for the South Korean company if it wants to maintain a leading position in the …

The FBI Would Like Us All to Unencrypt Our Phones

When Apple decided to encrypt its iPhones by default, the move was hailed as a major step forward for security. Except, of course, by the FBI, which …