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Google is still mostly white and male

That’s according to the latest diversity report.<p>Latinos are better represented at Google compared with a year ago, according to the company’s latest diversity report. And more women hold technical roles.<p>But not by a lot. Google remains mostly white, Asian and male, and that hasn’t budged much in …

Scientists invent graphene paint that makes your house super efficient

Graphene – the strongest material known to science – is used to create everything from condoms to night-vision contact lenses. Now, thanks to the …

Netflix is no longer available for your rooted Android phone

Have you noticed that you suddenly can't (officially) download the Netflix app to your rooted Android phone? You're not alone. Netflix has confirmed that its app is no longer visible on Google Play to anyone with a device that is "not Google-certified or [has] been altered." A spokesperson tells</i> …

Android Phones

How turmeric can help you get brilliant white teeth (really)

Even though turmeric is a game-changing skin booster and inflammation-fighting superfood, you have to be careful handling it—because it turns …

The Tesla Model 3's Batteries Could Last 20 Years

Tesla’s use of aluminum means that its cars and batteries could last for 20 years, a battery researcher working with the company has claimed. Jeff …

Tesla

Nvidia achieves massive increase in AI computing power with Volta and Tesla V100

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are incredibly important technological developments that require massive amounts of computing …

Machine Learning

Corsair One review: a console-like PC in the age of PC-like consoles

Shrinking the gaming PC down to its overpowered essentials<p>Over the past couple of months, I’ve been enjoying a rare privilege: a gaming PC that I didn’t have to build myself. In my many years of playing games and tinkering with technology, I’d never previously been exposed to this experience. My …

Tesla On A Tear: Model 3 Design A Wrap, Pickup Planned, Model S Used Value, Semi Coming Soon

This week Tesla CEO Elon Musk offered a few tantalizing tweets about what’s in the pipeline as its stock stayed on a tear — among other news.<p><b>The final Model 3 imminent</b>: Musk offered a one word response to a query about the “final unveil” of Model 3: “July.” To be sure, the final version of the $35K …

Tesla

Terror attack kills scores in Nice, France, Hollande says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scores of people were killed Thursday night when a large truck plowed through a Bastille Day crowd in Nice, France, in what President Francois Hollande called a terror attack.<p>The death toll grew through the night, with Hollande saying 77 people died. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said …

Extremism

Technology will change where we live

Dan Laufer Contributor<p>Dan Laufer is a co-founder of RentLingo.com.<p>Governor Jerry Brown recently proposed legislation that would streamline the path for large-scale development across California. It could have a huge impact on growing housing supply in San Francisco, specifically, which suffers from …

First genuine-looking renders show off the Galaxy Note 7 in three colors

We’ve been hearing a lot about Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 7 over the past several weeks and today we’ve got yet another big leak. Famous leakster Evan Blass, more commonly known as <i>@evleaks</i>, has today released a new set of images giving us what appears to be our first official look at the Note 7…<p>…

Scientists Think They've Found A Way To Eliminate Virtual Reality Sickness

I'm nauseous... I'm nauseous...<p>We write lots about virtual reality here at <i>Popular Science.</i> We don't often talk about one of its biggest drawbacks, though: virtual reality sickness. Like motion sickness, but you're not really moving. How can I explore a virtual world when I have to vomit after ten …

Virtual Reality

The slow, sad, and ultimately predictable decline of 3D printing

I happen to own a 2004 model, a family car with a turbo (don't ask). Way back in December, before everyone started wondering whether 3D printing was on the deadpool, I tested out a MakerBot Replicator Mini for a few weeks. It was a heady time printing out Darth Vader replicas from Thingiverse and …

Oculus claims exclusive games are good for the VR industry

Many have argued -- including our own Sean Buckley -- that the steady stream of platform-exclusive virtual reality games is a bad thing. Oculus has been by the far the most aggressive in pursuing such deals, but its head of content Jason Rubin claims that this is a good thing for the industry.<p>In an …

Virtual Reality

Segway miniPRO is the best Segway ever

The Ninebot by Segway miniPRO is not a hoverboard. Instead, it’s a true descendant of the original revolution in personal transportation, the …

Remote Controls

Remove All the Jokes from an Episode of Friends And It's a Completely Understandable 3-Minute Story

(Video Link)<p>The eleventh episode in the sixth season of <i>Friends</i> is called "The One with the Apothecary Table." It's 22 minutes long. But YouTube user …

16 gadgets that will help you survive this summer's music festivals

With summer comes the possibility for myriad outdoor activities, including music festivals.<p>Every season, people flood to these open grassy areas, ready to spend a day or an entire weekend enjoying music with friends and a bunch of other music lovers.<p>But nothing ruins a day at a festival quicker …

Pornhub now offers porn for visually impaired

Pornhub wants to make its videos accessible to everyone.<p>The porn site released a new category of videos for people who are visually impaired called "Described Video" on Wednesday.<p>"Each video includes special narration that has been tailored and crafted to give the user full enjoyment of the scene," …

Microsoft announces the Xbox One S, its smallest Xbox yet

The Xbox One just got a lot smaller. Announced today at E3 in Los Angeles (and leaked a day earlier), the new Xbox One S takes the original Xbox One, shrinks it down, and gives it a fresh coat of white paint (Microsoft calls it “robot white”). The result is a striking new design that stands in …

I Watched the World’s First VR Piss Porn

The future is upon us.<p>I'm sitting in a chair in a small attic room. When I look down, I see that I'm wearing a pink tank top and a black and white skirt. I also have breasts. I'm usually a cisgendered man, so this is new to me. When I look up, I see a man and a woman in front of me. The woman is …

Samsung Rumored to Launch Fully Bendable Smartphones in 2017

Smartphone maker and display manufacturer Samsung is believed to launch a pair of smartphones in early 2017, each with a bendable OLED display. According to people familiar with the smartphones' development (via <i>Bloomberg</i>), the two devices could be unveiled as early as Q1 2017 -- potentially at …

Medical-grade cannabis party prepped for San Francisco

Tis the season to be suspiciously too jolly.<p>After all, California successfully regulated medical marijuana this year. And in places like San Francisco, cannabis is legal in everything but name.<p>Formally kicking off the heady holiday season is San Francisco’s longest-running, patient-focused pot …

Revolutionary material could cut display energy consumption

Smartphone displays are one of the biggest drainers of our precious battery life but a new breakthrough invention being developed by Bodle Technologies could dramatically cut the amount of juice required by future displays in a wide range of gadgets. Rather than an LCD or OLED based displays, this …

An 80-Year-Old Prank Revealed, Hiding in the Periodic Table!

You wouldn’t know it, because it’s hiding down there at the bottom of the periodic table of elements, but it’s a prank—something a five-year-old might do—and the guy who did it was one of the greatest chemists in America. It’s pure silliness, staring right at you, right where I’ve drawn my circle, …

NASA's new spaceship looks sleeker than a sports car

SpaceX already has a contract with NASA to deliver supplies to the ISS, but now it has finally convinced the space agency that its Dragon spaceship can safely transport humans.<p>Take a look inside the sleek new space capsule that future astronauts will travel in.

Brains vs. blizzards: Harvard students take on snow removal

BOSTON (AP) — Winter is bearing down anew, and Harvard University students have been engineering new ways to deal with it.<p>Eighteen juniors …

Every day millions of internet users ask Google some of life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>No, you cannot lose your virginity with a tampon. Horse riding won’t do it either. The fact that some of these myths prevail is part of the reason …

Feminism

Samsung Galaxy S7 will be water resistant and have microSD slot, report says

Samsung may be bringing a few popular features back with its latest pair of flagships.<p>The Korean company's upcoming Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will be …

Phones

New Inventions 2015: Top Eco-Friendly Designs and Innovations

2015 was a big year in terms of eco-friendly gadgets and architectural design. More and more it seems that designers are heeding a rising demand for inventions that are both useful and ecologically sensitive. Over the past year, some of the featured innovations and structural blueprints here at the …

6 Simple Changes That Will Make Your Brain Work Better in 2016 | Inc.com

That 3 lb. organ between our ears controls everything we do. We depend on it for literally everything from deciding which holiday presents to exchange to keeping us breathing. Yet most of us spend more time and energy trying to improve every other part of the body but give little thought to our …