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Apple Is Worth $1,000,000,000,000. Two Decades Ago, It Was Almost Bankrupt.

SAN FRANCISCO — In 1997, Apple was on the ropes. The Silicon Valley pioneer was being decimated by Microsoft and its many partners in the personal-computer market. It had just cut a third of its work force, and it was about 90 days from going broke, Apple’s late co-founder, Steve Jobs, later …

Bankruptcy

12 Exercises to Improve Your Posture

Having good posture is about more than looking good. It helps you to develop strength, flexibility, and balance in your body. These can all lead to …

Yoga

Elon Musk's 'Productivity' Email to Tesla Employees Is Required Reading for Every Entrepreneur

Musk sets very ambitious goals, but the problems plaguing Tesla are familiar to anyone trying to get a company running right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In many ways, Elon Musk is reshaping what it means to be an entrepreneur. For years, his unorthodox management …

Tesla

The Overlooked Emotions of Sperm Donation

"My hope is that people think about how this is more than a transaction," says one family therapist.<p>Sperm donation offers a tidy solution to an aggravating problem: When a person or a couple wants a baby and needs a different ingredient than what they’ve currently got to make one, a man with viable …

Sperm

The Royal Wedding: How Meghan and Harry's love story unfolded

January 9, 2018<p>Trip to south London<p>The couple visit a community radio station in Brixton, south London, for their second official engagement together. Harry masters an elaborate handshake and Meghan is praised for her modest choice of jumper -- a £45 ($63) sweater from high street store Marks & …

Thomas Markle

The 7 Best True Wireless Earphones of 2018

This definitive guide to the best true wireless earphones of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying your next pair of true wireless …

Uber reveals its latest "flying car" prototype for aerial taxi service

Stacked co-rotating rotors, y’all<p>Uber is showing off its latest “flying car” concept at its second annual Elevate conference in Los Angeles. And, as you can see, it looks more like a drone than a helicopter.<p>The aircraft, which the company hopes to use to launch as an aerial taxi service by 2023, is …

Apple's game-changing iMac turns 20 years old

Apple's meteoric rise to the most valuable company in America can practically be traced back to one day.<p>For much of the 1990s, Apple was slogging through an identity crisis.<p>The company's first two home computers, the Apple II and the Mac, were falling out of favor, and Apple was losing serious …

Tim Cook

The New Science of Psychedelics

Recent studies are finding that drugs such as LSD and psilocybin can help to alleviate depression, anxiety and addiction—and may have profound things to teach us about how the mind works<p>To anyone who lived through the 1960s, the proposition that psychedelic drugs might have a positive contribution …

Mental Health

This New Lens System Will Be the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Your Phone Pictures

Here's how to buy the latest in iPhone photography.<p>Out with the old, in with the new.<p>If you have the iPhone X, otherwise known the latest from Apple, you're going to need to pair it with the latest in phone accessories. And if you're hoping to do just that while stepping up your photography game, …

Mobile Photography

What will happen when Earth's north and south poles flip

Earth's magnetic field is what protects our planet from harmful space radiation. But our protective shield might soon go into a transformation that could threaten the lives on Earth. This video shows what will happen when Earth's magnetic poles flip . Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Did you …

Earth Science

This Is What It Was Like Learning To Report Before Fake News Was The Biggest Problem In The World

As a young reporter in Eastern Europe in 2001, I expected to witness the “end of history” and the flowering of democracy. That was just one of the mistakes I made.<p><b>The end of</b> <b>history — that is, the American 1990s —</b> came for a handful of reporters in Belarus, where the big story of Sept. 10, 2001, was …

The Real Story of the Hawaiian Missile Crisis

On January 13th, 2018, the residents of Hawaii picked up their phones to find a warning: a missile would be hitting the islands imminently. Sean Flynn found out what people do when they think they only have moments left to live.<p>January 13, 8:07 a.m.<p><b>Vern Miyagi has two cell phones</b>, personal and …

50 Years Later, the World Is Finally Catching Up With ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

In the 50 years since “2001: A Space Odyssey” was first released, on April 2, 1968, no movie has matched its solemnly jaw-dropping techno-poetic …

Science Fiction

D.C. targets Big Tech CEOs

Washington is amping up its demands on Big Tech, with Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner saying last night that CEOs …

What’s Next for Humanity: Automation, New Morality and a ‘Global Useless Class’

LONDON — What will our future look like — not in a century but in a mere two decades?<p>Terrifying, if you’re to believe Yuval Noah Harari, the Israeli historian and author of “Sapiens” and “Homo Deus,” a pair of audacious books that offer a sweeping history of humankind and a forecast of what lies …

Singularity

Toys R Us built a kingdom and the world's biggest toy store. On Friday, its stores close for good.

The toy emporium that Charles P. Lazarus envisioned has been reduced to dusty floors and empty shelves.<p>Much has been said about the demise of the toy …

Toys "R" Us

This Is What Record-Low Unemployment Looks Like in America

What will happen when the U.S. unemployment rate falls below 4 percent, which is expected to occur by this summer? One way to tell is to look at …

More tech companies sue FCC over net neutrality

The internet isn't letting net neutrality disappear without a fight.<p>Several big tech companies, including Etsy, Expa, Kickstarter, Automattic, …

Consider the Fruit Fly

Modern genetics would not be possible without the humble fruit fly.<p>In college, I worked briefly in a fruit-fly lab, where I spent most of my time just keeping different fly strains alive. It was not difficult—as anyone with a fruit-fly infestation can tell you—but the repetitive work imprinted …

Biology

47 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like Netflix original "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond" and Oscar-nominated "Last Men in Aleppo" a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week.<p>You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p><b>Here are</b> …

Is social media bad for you? The evidence and the unknowns

What the science suggests so far about the impact of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on your mental well-being.<p>Three billion people, around 40% of the world’s population, use online social media – and we’re spending an average of two hours every day sharing, liking, tweeting and …

Social Media

The FCC just repealed net neutrality. What happens next?

The FCC voted this morning to nullify 2015’s Open Internet Order and its strong net neutrality rules, substituting a flimsy replacement with a deeply (and deliberately) incorrect technical justification.<p>The battle is lost. What of the war? Here’s what happens next, and what you can do to …

The Surgeon Who Wants to Connect You to the Internet with a Brain Implant - MIT Technology Review

It’s the Monday morning following the opening weekend of the movie <i>Blade Runner 2049</i>, and Eric C. Leuthardt is standing in the center of a floodlit …

The Comparison Trap

Judging from her Facebook page, Lisa appears to lead a charmed life. A middle-aged advertising executive, she takes pictures while strolling through …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2017

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Elon Musk: The Architect of Tomorrow

It’s mid-afternoon on a Friday at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, and three of Elon Musk’s children are gathered around him – one of …

Full Tilt: When 100% of Cars Are Autonomous

Our familiar car culture would die — and a new one would arise.

iPhone X teardown finds major changes inside the gleaming exterior

The iPhone 8 may have been filled with the expected kit, but we’ve all been looking forward to finding out what fun Apple’s engineers had putting together the all-new iPhone X — and it doesn’t disappoint. iFixit’s excellent-as-always teardown finds a wealth of strange new components inside the …

Stuck in Time

An iconic movie car, trapped between its complicated past and its improbable future.<p>It's at the beginning of <i>Back to the Future</i>, about 20 minutes in, when Marty McFly first sees a futuristic four-wheeled hunk of metal—outfitted with a flux capacitor—back out of a smoke-filled trailer. Turning to the …