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New Star Trek deal could bring Patrick Stewart to the franchise

Alex Kurtzman will oversee the future of Star Trek on TV, including development of new shows, miniseries, and more<p>After several years of tumult, <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> — and the greater <i>Star Trek</i> TV empire — may finally be getting some stability: CBS Television Studios has signed <i>Discovery</i>’s recently …

Science Fiction

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Why the Sinclair Broadcasting controversy is not normal

You may have seen the viral video by now of dozens of local news anchors all reading the exact same script about fake news and bias on Sinclair …

This Is What You'll Find in Costco's $6,000 Doomsday Preparation Kit

If President Donald Trump’s upcoming North Korea summit has failed to allay your fears of impending nuclear warfare, Costco has got you covered<b>.</b><p>The …

Selling

The Swiss own millions of guns, but have barely any gun deaths — here's what they do differently from the US

Switzerland is a country of chocolate, cheese, cuckoo clocks, and lots of guns. Right? Not quite.<p>The Swiss have often been touted by the National Rifle Association (NRA) as a standout example of a country with little gun control and a homicide rate near zero.<p>Citizens of the country have even …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Street Photos of Coincidences on NYC Sidewalks

Street photographer Jonathan Higbee is a master of spotting fleeting moments on the sidewalks of New York City in which things come together in …

Few People Would Guess Tommy Bahama Is Based in Rainy Seattle

The ultimate cruise wear company has been here for 25 years and counting.

Can you crack the password for Elon Musk's flamethrower?

Fans of Elon Musk and flamethrowers are trying to access a password-protected product page for a promised fire-shooter on the Boring Company website.<p>At first, it sounded like a joke. Now we're not so sure.<p>Space and electric-car entrepreneur Elon Musk's tunnel-boring transportation venture, named …

Elon Musk

Boeing unveils a drone capable of landing on an aircraft carrier, as Navy competition heats up

Boeing recently offered a first glimpse of its newest military aircraft, a large, stingray-shaped drone it hopes will win an intense Navy competition to build an uncrewed aircraft capable of landing on an aircraft carrier.<p>Drones have been a vital part of the Pentagon’s arsenal for years, but the …

Aviation

What Is an Emergency Fund, and How Much Money Should Be in It?

Like closely monitoring a budget and having regular health checkups, setting up an emergency fund is something we know we <i>should</i> do, but it often …

Personal Finance

Amtrak train hurtles off overpass; at least 6 people killed

DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass south of Seattle on Monday and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing at least three people, injuring dozens and crushing two vehicles, authorities said.<p>Attention …

Trains

How to shoot CARS! 5 tips to better Automotive Photography!

Techniques, tips, tricks and hacks for shooting better photos of cars. It's time to up your automotive photography game!<p><b>Text, image and video via</b> …

The Most Popular Equipment of 2017

We all know what our favorite cameras are, but which brands have the numbers to back them up? We spoke to LensRentals, B&H, and 500px about what they …

Cameras

5 Rules for Better Bird Photos, or: It’s All About the Eyes

It’d be cliche to say that the eyes are the window to the soul, but they’re certainly the key to a compelling photograph. This is intuitive when …

Landscape Photography

Wi-Fi security has been breached, say researchers

This is your Wi-Fi on KRACK<p>At about 7AM ET this morning, researchers revealed details of a new exploit called KRACK that takes advantage of vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi security to let attackers eavesdrop on traffic between computers and wireless access points. The exploit, as first reported by <i>Ars</i> …

This Photo of a Bear in a Dump Brought the Photographer to Tears

Canadian photographer Troy Moth was on an assignment when a tip from a friend led him to a nearby landfill where bears had been spotted. After …

Photography

Baseball coach fined for wearing Apple Watch during game

Oops.<p>A Major League Baseball coach has been fined for illegally wearing his Apple Watch in the dugout during a playoff game.<p>An investigation cleared Arizona Diamondbacks coach Ariel Prieto of any cheating, but he and the team were each fined an undisclosed amount Friday because he wore the smart …

Baseball

Apple's design chief thinks its about time you put down the iPhone

Speaking at <i>The New Yorker’s</i> annual tech shindig,TechFest, Apple design guru Jony Ive hit us with some hard truth: we’re using our phones too much. Granted, we didn’t need Ive to tell us this: multiple studies have come to the same conclusion, and that conclusion is that smartphones are basically …

Jony Ive

Costco has 2 new weapons in its battle against Amazon

On Thursday, the retailer announced that Costco Grocery will offer two-day delivery on nonperishable items, like cookies, cereal, and canned foods, starting this week. Delivery will be free on orders more than $75.<p>Additionally, the retailer partnered with Instacart for same-day delivery of all …

iPhone X Vs iPhone 8: What's The Difference?

<i>Featured products in this article are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale.</i><p>The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now on sale (and there are important differences between them), but you …

Mobile Technology

iPhone X is going to be very hard to find around launch time

As virtually everyone predicted, the iPhone X was the undisputed star coming out of this week’s Apple media event — but don’t expect them to be in ready supply immediately following release.<p>According to a new report, the later shipping date of the tenth anniversary iPhone X is linked to production …

What’s Really Going On With Google Drive

On Thursday, Google made a confusing announcement that could easily scare the crap out of 800 million people: Google Drive’s going away—but actually, …

Google

Pacific Northwest Fires Smother Region in Smoke and Ash

Dozens of wildfires that have been raging across the Pacific Northwest flared up this week, unfurling a blanket of opaque smoke from the Cascades to the coast and raining ash down on cars, streets and people.<p>The blazes have forced evacuations and prompted the governor of Washington to declare a …

Tim Cook defends 250 Apple employees at risk of deportation

Over the weekend, Tim Cook shared a post on Twitter, showing his support for the 250 of his Apple colleagues who entered the United States illegally as children — who currently benefit from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protection. Cook described how these employees, “deserve our …

Camera lenses literally melted during the solar eclipse

Will people ever learn?<p>A camera rental company found its cameras and lenses severely damaged after people took them to shoot the solar eclipse last …

Cameras

10+ Epic Photos From Burning Man 2017 That Prove It’s The Craziest Festival In The World

What started in 1986 as two friends burning an eight-foot statue on a San Francisco beach has grown into an event that sets a 105-feet tall statue on …

Sony a9 vs. Canon 1D X II vs. Nikon D5: A Flagship Camera Shootout

The flagship cameras from Sony, Canon, and Nikon — the a9, 1D X II, and D5 — are all brilliant pieces of kit, but which is right for you? This …