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How Social Media Is Ruining Politics

It is turning out to be more encompassing and controlling, more totalizing, than earlier media ever was.<p>Our political discourse is shrinking to fit our smartphone screens. The latest evidence came on Monday night, when Barack Obama turned himself into the country’s Instagrammer-in-Chief. While en …

Social Media

2017 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2017 Dodge Viper SRT: Compare Cars

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport, yellow<p>The Chevy Corvette Stingray and the Dodge Viper SRT are two standout options if you're looking for …

Sports Cars

App Analyzes Your Personality And Tells You How To Work It At Work

Sometimes you need a little inspiration for the workplace. Career site Levo has released an app that can help you gain some insight about your own talents and how to translate them into the office.<p>The app, Thinking Talents, asks you a series of 35 questions about your skills and personality. In the …

An unsettling picture of a US physicist cheerfully holding the 'Fat Man' atomic bomb's core

Fat Man was the second nuclear weapon to be deployed in combat after the US dropped a 5-ton atomic bomb, called "Little Boy," on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.<p>Agnew, who became the third director of the Los Alamos Laboratory, flew in a plane alongside the Enola Gay and took the only footage of the …

The 100 Greatest Avengers, As Voted For By You

Who is the greatest Avenger of all time? You probably have your personal favorites. You probably also have a pretty good idea who the popular …

Marvel Universe

Powdered Alcohol Exists, and Here’s Everything You Need to Know about It

A new booze company is launching a Tang-like product this summer. It’s legal, but is it safe?<p>Want to turn water into rum? Great news: You’ll be able to by the end of the summer! Well, probably.<p>Lately, people have been talking about Palcohol, or powdered alcohol. The boozy powder was invented in the …

Alcohol

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Elon Musk said it would be "great" if Apple starts making cars.</b> He also denied that the company was seeing engineers leave for Apple.<p><b>2. Samsung is creating a $14.3 billion chip factory.</b> It is seeing an increase in demand for chips, but a drop in interest for its smartphones.<p><b>3. Netflix is</b> …

DuckTales cartoon returns in 2017, might solve a mystery or rewrite history

Animated series <i>DuckTales</i> will return in a duck-blur with new episodes in 2017, Disney announced today via its Oh My Disney blog.<p>The new series features the return of its old cast — Scrooge McDuck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Launchpad McQuack, Donald Duck, Webbigail Vanderquack and more — in new adventures.<p>…

Walt Disney Company

"Tone While You Bone" and Other Workout Tips From Broad City's Top Trainer

Are you watching enough art films during your workouts? How much of your fitness routine is done while wearing blindfolds? TV's most beloved exercise guru has your 8-step guide to a better body and a totally ripped soul<p>We're proud to bring you this exclusive <b>FIRST LOOK</b> at the latest workout video …

The invisible network that keeps the world running

One of the world’s most dazzling engineering feats is largely hidden from view. Travelling with a group called Unknown Fields, Tim Maughan stepped on board a container ship to investigate the humungous, algorithmically-controlled network that supplies most of what you own.<p>It’s been just over 45 …

Shipping

Despite PewDiePie Backlash, Nintendo is Flooded With YouTube Partner Requests

Nintendo says it has been inundated with requests from YouTube personalities who want to strike partnership deals.<p>The backlog of requests has become so long that the 72-hour wait time for video approval has been extended, the company claims.<p>"Due to your enthusiasm for the program, we're receiving a …

This Year's Super Bowl Video Game Ads Were All Mobile

If you don’t count the Budweiser PacMan spot, every video game advertised in <i>Super Bowl XLIX</i> was a mobile title.<p>No matter how you spin it—and I will spin it down below, so please keep reading—that’s a sign of the times. Mobile is bigger than ever, even if the implications of this fact may not be …

Luna Concrete Skin For Iphone 6

Korean creative house Posh Projects have just released their latest version of the popular Luna Concrete Skin, this time around for the iPhone 6. The …

Concrete

5 Ways To Improve Your Odds Of Living Happily Ever After

<i>By Thomas G. Fiffer</i><p>Marriage has one of the highest failure rates of anything we try, and the cost and impact (especially on children) of disentangling can be devastating. The problem is not a legal system that makes divorce easy -- it isn't easy -- or that we're just not wired to be monogamous. We …

Nintendo's New Deal With YouTubers Is A Jungle Of Red Tape

There’s no better game maker around than Nintendo, but the company is struggling to keep up with the changing face of the video game landscape in other ways. Namely, in deciding how footage of their games is used and distributed online by fans and content creators.<p>Nintendo upset YouTubers last year …

'Super Saturn' Exoplanet Has Massive Rings

Houston, we have a ringer<p>The rings of Saturn are one of our most instantly recognizable images of outer space, but those beautiful rings of rock and dust now have some competition. In a paper that was recently accepted for publication in <i>Astrophysical Journal</i>, scientists from Leiden Observatory in …