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20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time off around the start of the new year, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

This Is the Mindset That Makes Elon Musk So Incredibly Successful

A writer who recently spent a lot of time talking to Musk explains how his mind works (in great detail).<p>Elon Musk, in the words of Wait But Why blogger Tim Urban, is "the world's raddest man." Plotting to colonize Mars? Revolutionizing the energy industry? Serving as the inspiration for Hollywood's …

Elon Musk

Slides Framework Review: An Easy and Cost-Effective Way to Build Beautiful Websites

Advertise here via BSAIf you need to create a fully responsive website to showcase a product or an idea for a client, or to potential customers, …

Body-hackers: the people who turn themselves into cyborgs

Photograph: Kevin Warwick<p>Kevin Warwick … ‘the world’s first cyborg’<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/13/1439481440296/dc599682-fb1f-4f89-b12d-1d45032f7caf-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Kevin Warwick<p>Kevin Warwick … ‘the world’s first …

Giant American robot wants to lay the smackdown on Japanese rival

Two giant robots with blazing guns is what apocalyptic nightmares and Michael Bay films are made of. While those autonomous machines continue to live in the fictional world, a breed of towering rideable robots is becoming a reality. One such machine is the MegaBot, a 15-foot tall bot large enough …

Robotics

This startup is gearing up to be the Tesla of electric buses

Today’s diesel buses—including the estimated 500 “tech buses” that shuttle workers around the San Francisco Bay area—get around three to four miles …

AMC's 'Humans' is an android story that's really about us

Early on in AMC's newest sci-fi show, <i>Humans</i>, a teenager wonders aloud if there's any point in going to college and spending years training to be a neurosurgeon. After all, why invest all that time and work when an advanced android, which are commonplace in the show's world, can be programmed with …

The creepiest and most bizarre stories told by people who explored the internet's hidden websites

Someone on Reddit recently asked the simple question "What's your Deep Web story?"<p>In other words, the Reddit user was asking people to share any weird experiences they had encountered while using anonymous web services to access secret websites.<p>Such services, including Tor, have been around for …

Deep Web

Obama Emergency Cyber Sanctions 'Another Salvo In War On Legitimate Hackers'

Unconvinced by President Obama and the government’s promises to protect security researchers, professional hackers have expressed concern the “cyber” sanctions announced today by the US administration could, perversely, be used to punish those trying to protect the country. They’re also not sure …

Ultimaker 2 3D printer source files now online

Mar.29, 2014<p>3D printer manufacturer <b>Ultimaker</b> releases the Ultimaker 2 source files today, as promised when they introduced the new 3D printer 6 …

HP says never mind about June 3D printer announcement

At its annual stockholder meeting last week, Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman delivered a delicious critique of 3D printing speeds. "[It's] like …

3D Printing Tips and Tricks - How to make ABS Juice to help your 3D prints better stick

Welcome back to our second installment of 3D Printing Tips and Tricks. In this installment, we are going to tackle two major issues in one article, …

3D Printing Is Almost Affordable Enough To Go Mainstream

Two years ago, <b>3D Systems</b> (NYSE: DDD) launched its first consumer-focused 3-D printer at the Consumer Electronics Show. That was the moment the 3-D printing industry began to move toward widespread adoption. This year, a $499 3-D printer made by Taiwan's XYZPrinting debuted at CES. Billed as a true …

We're Only Beginning to Understand How Our Brains Make Maps