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David Cameron Refuses to Wear Feminist T-Shirt

LONDON — British Prime Minister David Cameron has turned down a UK fashion magazine’s request to be photographed in a T-shirt with the slogan “This …

Interstellar: The New 2001?

The first batch of reviews for Christopher Nolan's hotly anticipated fall blockbuster are here, and they say the film has Kubrick-level ambition—and needs to be seen in IMAX.<p>Christopher Nolan's <i>Interstellar</i> is the last big blockbuster of the year. Or at least it's the last big blockbuster with the …

Scientists Create Coldest Cubic Meter In The Universe, Claim New World Record

<i>Brrr!</i> An international team of scientists claims to have set a world record by cooling an 880-pound block of copper to a temperature of six milliKelvins (or -459.659 degrees Fahrenheit).<p>That's just a smidge above absolute zero, which is roughly -460 Fahrenheit.<p>"This is a major technological …

Interstellar, first-look review: 'close to a masterpiece'

Christopher Nolan's science fiction epic asks big questions and answers them thrillingly and beautifully<p><b>Director: Christopher Nolan. Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Casey Affleck, Topher Grace, Michael Caine, Wes Bentley, John Lithgow, Ellen Burstyn, Matt Damon. 12A</b> …

Xbox One Gets Another Price Cut

Slash, slash slash: the once-$499 Xbox makes its way all the way down to $349 with a special promotional offer from Microsoft taking $50 off the top (it lost those other $100 along with the Kinect a few months ago). This deal, for right now, is temporary and US only, though I can’t imagine we won’t …

Tiny tethered drone gives soldiers a view of the dangers ahead

Drones already give troops valuable data about enemies and devastated areas, but the existing vehicles have their limits; big aerial drones can't see inside buildings, and their ground-based counterparts can't get over rough terrain. Well, CyPhy Works might just have reached a happy balance between …

Everything You Need To Know About Lollipop, Android's New Operating System

Google announced earlier this month that Android's newest operating system, known as both Android 5.0 and Lollipop, will debut in the first week of November. A supposed leaked email from the tech giant pegged the release to Nov. 3, though Google hasn't confirmed the exact date.<p>Either way, the …

Uber, But For Kids. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Parents used to tell kids never to accept rides from strangers. Now they pay for the privilege.<p>A new app called Shuddle, already dubbed "the Uber for kids," is designed to provide rides to children who are too young to drive themselves to sports practice and other extracurriculars.<p>The idea is …

iPad Air 2 Display Praised for Antireflective Coating, but iPad Mini 3 Display Still Lags

With the iPad Air 2, one of Apple's main selling points has been the improved display, which includes a new bonded construction that eliminates the air gap between the display and the cover glass, as well as a new antireflective coating to reduce glare in situations with high ambient light.<p>Ray …