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Dodge’s repurposed parking sensors let cops know if anyone is sneaking up on them

Dodge is cleverly repurposing existing technology in its Dodge Charger Pursuit police cars to help cops stay safe. It’s called the Officer Protection Package, and it is designed to keep officers from being ambushed from behind when sitting in a parked squad car.<p>When the feature is switched on, the …

Autonomous Cars

An Open Letter To My Trans Male Student

Dear K,<p>Don't think I didn't notice who you were meant to be before you even took a seat at the front of my classroom. Your outgoing nature didn't fool me either, more so it was refreshing to see someone like you appear happy and content in high school. However, I noted your love of snap back hats, …

High School

7 skills you should have on your résumé if you want to land a work-from-home job

Remote jobs require a particular set of skills, though, regardless of what kind of job it is. One thing to keep in mind is that the tech industry tends to have the best remote job openings and the most variety.<p>Learning tech skills makes you more qualified for more of those job openings, though …

Employment

An American ISIS Cell: The Story of 3 U.S. Recruits

In his small Silicon Valley office, Salem Khan covered his face with his hands and sobbed deeply.<p>He was crying about his 24-year-old son, Jaffrey, a troubled young man who had struggled in school and in life. Khan long feared his child would one day do something terrible — and now he had.<p>He had …

Terrorism

Zombies and Nazis and Flying Sharks, Oh My!

What if the Third Reich was secretly working on technology to not only enhance the re-animated bodies of dead soldiers, but also give them …

B-movie

Gay teens go to prom and melt the internet’s ice cold heart

Michael Martin and Logan Westrope, gay teens from West Virginia, are here to make sure your Monday gets off to a heartwarming start. The couple went …

Teens

Myanmar's Suu Kyi lauds choice of ethnic and army-backed parliamentary speakers | Reuters

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi pushed the message of national reconciliation on Wednesday, lauding the choice of representatives from ethnic minorities and the army-backed party as parliamentary speakers in a chamber dominated by her allies.<p>Myanmar's National League for Democracy …

Asia Pacific

Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi party

Myanmar's parliament dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party on Monday began a new and historic session that will install the country's first democratically elected government in more than 50 years.<p>The National League for Democracy won a landslide in the Nov. 8 elections, winning …

Asia

Hipchat-Maker Atlassian Begins Trading Up 32% at $27.67, Valued At $5.8 Billion

After pricing its IPO at $21, above the expected range of $19 to $20, Atlassian began trading up 32% at $27.67 in its debut on the Nasdaq today. This gives the company a valuation of $5.8 billion.<p>The Australia-based unicorn, whose backers include Accel and T. Rowe Price, raised capital at over a …

Startups
Guns

The Rezvani Beast X wrings an ungodly 700 horsepower from a 2-liter four-cylinder

With supercar performance and minimalist, carbon-fiber bodywork, the Rezvani Beast is already … well, a beast. But Ferris Rezvani and company thought …

Sports Cars

Tokyo's Yasukuni shrine hit by blast in toilets

<b>The public toilets at Tokyo's controversial Yasukuni shrine have been hit by a small explosion.</b><p>No injuries have been reported but the ceiling, floor and wall of the toilet were damaged, local media reported.<p>The cause of the explosion has yet to be determined.<p>Tokyo's metropolitan police said …

Japan

Scientists create quantum entanglement at room temperature

Quantum entanglement, where two particles are inextricably linked, is a real thing. However, creating that odd behavior has been extremely difficult so far -- you have to cool things down to near absolute zero to pull it off on a significant scale. Or rather, you did. Researchers have successfully …

Liberty Bridge could be the ultimate car-free span

The park-like pair of interwoven pedestrian and cyclist paths — a mile long and 200 feet high — would cross the Hudson River, linking New Jersey and Manhattan.<p>Winston Churchill once wryly observed that pessimists see difficulty in every opportunity, and optimists see opportunity in every …

New Jersey

Hilarious Madden glitch has Arizona and Carolina trying to recover a fumble for 10 minutes

I’m a Detroit Lions fan, so I had a ton of fun watching them self-destruct over the weekend. But at least they didn’t spend nearly 10 minutes chasing after a fumble.<p>The gamers over on the Aimless Adventure podcast have uploaded a hilarious clip from Madden NFL 16 that has the Carolina Panthers and …

'Mad Max' fans are overrunning an Amazon page for a product with hilarious references to the movie

Now, the phenomenon of "Fury Road" is taking one of the biggest websites in the world by storm.<p>For those who have seen the movie, you might recall the War Boys, one of the many warring tribes of this post-apocalyptic world and main antagonists to Max (Tom Hardy) and Furiosa (Charlize Theron). In …

Home Depot

‘Amazing Hardcore Civil Disobedience’: Cop Can’t Keep a Straight Face During Aggressive Encounter Over a Strange ‘Motorhome’

Cop’s at the door, grab your camera and start recording.<p>It’s standard procedure for many nowadays, but watch through this video to see whether the cop will be caught abusing his power.<p>Or maybe the guy recording is in the wrong.<p>Image via YouTube<p>The video opens with the cameraman challenging the cop …

Law Enforcement

A man walks through a tunnel that connects two buildings of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in Houston, Texas. The tunnel, titled The Light Inside, is a work by American artist James Turrell. #APPhoto by Pat Sullivan #MuseumofFineArts #TheLightInside #Tunnel #JamesTurrell #Blue #Houston #Texas #PatSullivan

First gameplay from Oxenfree, 2015's coolest-looking adventure game

<b>Watch in 60fps on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>A few months ago during this year's GDC, a reveal trailer emerged for a game called <i>Oxenfree</i>, a mysterious new adventure game from an also-new indie developer named Night School Studio, a small LA-based team a formed out of talent from …

99% Invisible-164- The Post-Billiards Age

This 66-Year-Old Woman Is Suing All Gay People—Yes, All of Them

Grey Villet—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Grey Villet—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Grey Villet—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty …

LGBTQI

Off-Roading a Lowrider Monte Carlo! - Roadkill Ep. 39

Ride with Matt Farah in a 1000-hp Nissan Skyline GT-R

Matt gets the giggles and explores 9,000 RPM worth of tuned insanity.<p>As Matt Farah himself will tell you, he's jaded. It takes a lot to impress him. Well, consider him impressed by Faizal Ramzan's 1,000-wheel-horsepower R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R.<p>It's not even close to stock, but the interesting thing …

Nissan Skyline

Curiosity has found salty, liquid water on Mars

Liquid water (probably) exists just below the surface of Mars -- although it is so salty it would kill any microbes that water could support. The …

2015 Easter Jeep Safari Concepts First Drive

We Drive Jeep's One-Off Off-Roaders At Their Second Home In Moab<p>Imagine if once a year your grandmother made a chocolate cake. Not <i>a</i> chocolate cake, <i>that</i> chocolate cake. Blow-your-mind chocolate cake. But she won't ever let you have any – you can only have the spatula and whatever's left over in the …

How ‘Furious 7’ dropped real cars from planes in its most ridiculous stunt yet

One of the men responsible for making those scenes look as realistic as possible is 30-year stunt veteran Spiro Razatos.<p>"For the fourth film ("Fast & Furious") they kind of relied too much on CGI," Razatos told Business Insider. "So they realized they wanted to do less. That's what I do."<p>Razatos is …

Movies

Acorns, an app that turns spare change into investments, raises $10.5M

<i>Updated April 6 with Acorns’ response.</i><p>Acorns, easily the best-designed investment app on the market, has secured at least $10.5 million in additional capital.<p>Acorns disclosed the new round in a filing with the SEC, but it did not immediately respond to VentureBeat’s requests for comment on the …

Sentris' latest update brings the game near the finish line

<i>Sentris</i> creator Samantha Kalman has always wanted her game to be about the joy of making music, and with its latest version, the "Honeycomb" update released in late February, she feels it's truly getting there.<p>"I'm happy at the level of expressivity that the game allows," she told Polygon at PAX …

The trailer for Shower With Your Dad Simulator 2015 will change your life

No one dad should hog all that shower. That’s what I learned today.<p>We’re not even a quarter of the way through 2015, and I think we’ve all just received the best trailer of the year. It’s for the Steam Greenlight game Shower With You Dad Simulator 2015, and it is out of control. I don’t know if the …

Guns