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The Han Solo movie has had concept art leaked on eBay – see Han Solo’s outfit and brand-new ships here

Concept art shows up in the <i>weirdest</i> places. Often it’s an artist long-departed from the project showing off their portfolio but, this time, concept …

Media Queries Are Not The Answer: Element Query Polyfill

7 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Fitbit Investigating Exploding Fitness Tracker

Fitbit has had problems with skin irritation rashes in the past and now the fitness tracking giant could have an explosive new problem on its, or rather our, hands – quite literally.<p>Dina Mitchell, a Wisconsin resident, has told ABC News that her 2-week-old Fitbit Flex 2 caught fire while she was …

The Comey firing reminds us of a bigger danger

By Fareed Zakaria<p>Fareed Zakaria<p>Columnist focusing on foreign affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Columnist<p>I have tried to evaluate Donald Trump’s presidency fairly. I’ve praised him when he has appointed competent people to high office and expressed support for his policies when they seemed serious and sensible …

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Cells from eyes of dead 'may give sight to blind'

<b>Cells taken from the donated eyes of dead people may be able to give sight to the blind, researchers suggest.</b><p>Tests in rats, reported in Stem Cells Translational Medicine, showed the human cells could restore some vision to completely blind rats.<p>The team at University College London said similar …

Hailo Technologies files patent-infringement suit against Uber

Amazon Acquires Streaming Rights To 40 Films From SXSW Film Festival

Amazon has swept up streaming rights to 40 films that screened the 2017 SXSW Film Festival — including “Most Beautiful Island,” the Grand Jury Award …

Experts Say We Can Finally Ditch Those Stupid Password Rules

Good news: cyber-security experts have reached the same conclusion as the rest of us when it comes to passwords—current rules are annoying and …

FDA has no problem with camera-equipped smart pills travelling your body

The FDA has approved a “bite-sized” camera-equipped smart pill for medical use in patients who aren’t able, for whatever reason, to have a complete …

The Internet of Things: Could it really change the way we live?

Mercedes-Benz: The car ‘as a private retreat’, the autonomous F 015 Luxury in Motion promises to be not just a vehicle, but a ‘digital living …

Preparing for our Posthuman Future of Artificial Intelligence

<i>“Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.”</i> <i>– George …

Bolivia, Venezuela and Nicaragua offer Snowden asylum

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/992000/992616_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534440717_93a50fb40ed73c8490772cf56e5b9bbd<p><b>The presidents of Nicaragua, Venezuela and Bolivia have indicated their countries could offer political asylum to US fugitive Edward Snowden.</b><p>Venezuela's …

Tiny Drones Can See The World Like Insects Do

Better for surveillance... and not crashing into each other<p>Tiny insect drones could be useful for disaster-area surveillance or delivering supplies to people in accessible places. But the technology is still new, and they run a high risk of running into each other in confined spaces. Now …

Hey young people: do you want a house, or a life?

If you spend any time talking about the depressing state of home non-ownership in Australia you’ll be used to being admonished by older Australians …

IMF spokesman says no deal reached on Greek debt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund’s discussions on Greece’s debt are ongoing and no deal has been reached, IMF spokesman William Murray said on Thursday.<p>FILE PHOTO: The International Monetary Fund logo is seen during the IMF/World Bank spring meetings in Washington, U.S., April …

The 50 Best New Board Games

Order a pizza, invite over one to three friends, and try out the best new board games.<p>Sure, the classic board games like Monopoly, Risk, and Battleship are still great fun. But the number of new games has exploded in the last several years as designers dream up space adventures, deck-building …

Buying a used iPhone? Here’s an easy way to check whether it was stolen …

Nobody wants to risk buying a stolen item. Even if you leave aside the morality issue, buying stolen devices creates a market for further thefts. And with iPhones, a stolen device will be rendered useless by a combination of Activation Lock and blocks by carriers.<p>Wireless trade body CTIA has now …

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Justin Bieber's leaked tour rider demands private jets, luxury cars and gourmet food named after his songs

Part of the sadistic fun of being an international pop star is making the wackiest, weirdest requests while touring the world and watching as groups of footmen, their souls slowly dying from fetching Mariah Carey a flight of doves, are forced to bend to your every will.<p>It's the closest thing to …

Waiting for a Rockefeller: Meet the Next `Supermajors' of Energy

More than a decade after the birth of the modern renewable energy industry, solar and wind await their John D. Rockefeller.<p>Clean power remains a …

24 High-Paying Jobs for People Who Don’t Like Stress

<b>Stress tolerance:</b> 61.3 <b><br>Average annual salary (2014):</b> $91,760<p><b>What they do:</b> They analyze and design solutions to problems in biology and medicine, with …

Betsy DeVos is booed for a reason. Or two. Or three | Douglas Williams

The US secretary of education faced jeers when she spoke at Bethune-Cookman University. And rightly so<p>There are many reasons why one might jeer Betsy DeVos, the US education secretary. Perhaps you find her advocacy for guns in schools due to the ever present grizzly threat to be credulous. Maybe …

Legendary futurist explains how he plans to live forever

Google's leading engineer and prominent futurist Ray Kurzweil says humans just a few scientific breakthroughs away from achieving eternal life. The first step — watching what we eat.<p>Kurzweil — one of the world's leading minds on artificial intelligence, technology and futurism — has a strategy on …

'Buy Ethereum' Search is Trending on Google

‘Buy Ethereum’ Search is Trending on Google<p>The Google search query for ‘Buy Ethereum’ is trending at all-time highs. The price is simultaneously …

Human Evolution in 1,000 Years

Evolution never stops — the timeline for evolution is usually measured in hundreds of thousands or even millions of years. But in just over a …

Half of the 15 highest paying jobs for recent grads are in tech

Data scientist, hardware engineer, and software engineer top the list of highest paying jobs for new graduates this year.<p>With graduation season upon …

Boyle Heights activists blame the art galleries for gentrification

The venerable Eastside art institution gathered artists and community members in its Boyle Heights headquarters to have a talk about gentrification.<p>In no time, the meeting went south as about a dozen mostly young activists, some wearing the brown berets of their 1960s Chicano Movement forebears, …

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Artificial intelligence and the transformation of public services

It is a truth universally acknowledged that there is huge potential for public services to be transformed by artificial intelligence (AI). Longevity …

26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

The mapping product that can do everything can actually do a whole lot more.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

The future of agriculture | The Economist

Factory fresh<p>If agriculture is to continue to feed the world, it needs to become more like manufacturing, says Geoffrey Carr. Fortunately, that is …

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