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Altered Carbon: First teaser trailer for stunning Netflix sci-fi series

It’s the biggest, most lavish-looking Netflix series ever, one based on an acclaimed sci-fi novel, and yet chances are you’ve never heard of <i>Altered</i> …

Altered Carbon

450 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in December

Six years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

Google Express lets you shop at Costco without a membership

Good news for wannabe bulk shoppers: You no longer need a Costco membership to stock up on a case of Cup O’ Noodles, two 48 oz bottles of Listerine, and a bag of Kirkland signature tortilla chips the size of Rhode Island. As <i>Delish</i> just pointed out, no more borrowing your uncle’s Costco membership …

To Get People to Really Want to Buy Your Product, You Must Focus on the 3 P's

Side-hustling pro Chris Guillebeau explains that when you're presenting an offer, you want to make sure to give people all the pertinent information they need to make a purchase.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In</i> <i>"Tough Love Tuesday,"</i> <i>we’re connecting</i> …

YouTube TV review: Google puts cable in the cloud

Yet another way for cord cutters to get a taste of traditional TV<p>Young people in the United States have already made the switch from traditional television to streaming services. The amount of time these folks spend watching TV has been dropping steadily for at least six years, while consumption of …

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in April, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a bevy of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But Netflix can also …

Half-cruise, half-cargo ships provide authenticity in place of cocktails and casinos

No one would call the Aranui 5 a thing of beauty. Half cruise ship and half freighter, it has a cockeyed profile that only its maker could love.<p>It may not look like much, but it manages to sail to some of the most beautiful islands in the world.<p>The Aranui navigates the waters of French Polynesia, …

Almost Anyone Can Justify Flying by Private Jet. Here's How

Still flying commercial and think you can't afford to upgrade? This successful aviation entrepreneur explains how anyone can join the private jet set.<p>Who doesn't love to travel? Most people love the idea of a trip. Then again, mixing travel and work can be quite problematic: The travel time to the …

HoloLens is helping engineers visualize building blueprints

Inspectors can overlay 3D models onto a building site, or bring the site back to the office.<p>With its ability to give the real world a digital assist, mixed reality can be much more useful than the insular cocoon of VR. Microsoft is showing again how HoloLens can help designers via a collaboration …

Augmented Reality

This drugmaker is taking an unprecedented approach to getting its cancer treatment approved

One company in particular, called Loxo Oncology is building drugs that act on those mutations, so that the type of cancer someone has wouldn't matter so much as the genetic information gleaned from sequencing the tumor.<p>That's unprecedented. Most companies develop treatments for specific types of …

Browse & Download 1,198 Free High Resolution Maps of U.S. National Parks

I cannot, and do not wish to, imagine the U.S. without its National Park system. The sale and/or despoliation of this more than 80 million acres of …

It's Official: NASA's Peer-Reviewed EM Drive Paper Has Finally Been Published

It works.<p>After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it …

Paperspace raises $4 million for enterprise virtual desktops

Paperspace has raised $4 million in funding so that enterprise users can run a full computer in the cloud and stream it to any device.<p>The startup aims to bring a slick virtual desktop experience to the enterprise. Paperspace is already being used by architects, designers, lawyers, accountants, and …

Samsung's new SSDs are super fast but still within the realm of affordability

Samsung is back with a new version of its PCIe-based 950 Pro SSDs with the announcement of new 960 Pro and 960 Evo models. Both drives feature 3D NAND (which Samsung refers to as V-NAND) to offer more storage capacity than a traditional 2D NAND methodology would allow. While companies like Intel …

TP-LINK has new smart Wi-Fi-enabled LED lights that blend Alexa-control and affordability

Today, TP-LINK has announced a new line of affordable Smart Wi-Fi LED bulbs, entering an already crowded space. The recently remade brand hopes its latest smart home product will standout from the pack because of its lack of a required hub. Starting at $20, TP-Link is using aggressive pricing to …

TP-Link

Project Fi app update teardown reveals upcoming group plans

Since its launch, Google’s Project Fi network has made some major advances. After dropping invites, Fi has added new carriers and awesome features such as data-only SIMs, but one thing it has always lacked is a family plan. That feature has been highly requested by many users, and according to some …

Stop what you’re doing and buy these $38 headphones

The Carbo Tenore could cost ten times as much and they’d still be a steal<p>Words fail me. I’ve seen — or, more accurately put, <i>heard</i> — the audio price-performance curve shattered into tiny little pieces and I’m still reeling from it. The Carbo Tenore ZH-DX200-CT earphones from Japan’s Zero Audio are …

An MIT Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth

I recently received in the mail a small cardboard box, solidly constructed and colored a subtle metallic gray, from the future. ELYSIUM HEALTH was …

Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks reunite on Ithaca set — EW exclusive

Amid its tale of a teenage boy’s coming-of-age during World War II, Meg Ryan’s directorial debut, <i>Ithaca</i>, also contains a moment you’ve been waiting …

Automatic Pro car fitness tracker now includes free 3G wireless connection

For those of you who don't just Uber and actually drive a car, Automatic's automobile "fitness tracker" just got a lot easier to use thanks to a new, …

Wearable Tech

Microsoft's IFTTT competitor arrives on Android

Manage your flows from your mobile.<p>Microsoft Flow, the company's answer to IFTTT, has landed on Android. The service debuted on the desktop back in April and was quickly ported to iOS devices. Flow works much the same way as IFTTT but focuses more heavily on integrating Microsoft's own products …

Software

This bag will change the way you travel

Going on vacation has its perks — new sights, flavors and cultures among them — but nothing sucks more than schlepping around lots of luggage every step of the way.<p>Now a new backpack-meets-duffle-meets-carry on — a flashy 20-feature product that launched Tuesday on Kickstarter and crushed its …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

15 essentials that belong in every guy’s closet

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>It's not always easy to figure out a style all your own. Even for a guy with a solid fashion sense, putting together a few go-to …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

Static electricity will help tiny flying robots perch anywhere

Flying can be exhausting when you’re a tiny, bee-sized robot, but researchers from Harvard have created a new way to let little winged bots take a break. Using static electricity, robots no bigger than a quarter can latch onto the underside of any flat surfaces, a process that uses between 500 and …

Makers of uncrackable ransomware hand over the key

Security researchers at ESET asked for the master key, but didn't expect it to be handed over.<p>The creators of a virus that forces users to pay to recover their own files seem to have turned over a new leaf. Security researchers at ESET are reporting that TeslaCrypt's developers posted the master …

Malware

NASA Just Opened Up Access To 2.95 Million Images Of Earth

Here are some of the most striking ones.<p>For the past 16 years, a Japanese-built instrument aboard a NASA research satellite has been quietly gathering data about Earth's changing surface.<p>Those changes include everything from volcanic eruptions and massive wildfires to the worst North Korean drought …

Infographic: 12 myths about sex

Does size matter? Should you being have sex everyday? Is porn a turn on? Sex questions are limitless and there is so much information out there …