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The Steam Summer Sale begins June 22

Time to stock up your Steam library.<p>Has it been a year already? That's right folks, it's time to fire up your gaming PC, pull out the credit card, …

Leaving Social Media Taught Me How Broken The News Cycle Is

In December, I began a three-month break from Facebook and Twitter. I was on a brief book leave from FiveThirtyEight, and with the election finally …

Baldness treatment discovered at UCSF

The late actor Telly Savalas said it best: “We’re all born bald, baby.’’<p>And bald CAN be beautiful.<p>But for many follicly-challenged folks, news out of …

NASA has noticed a puzzling change in Saturn's hexagon, a weather system the size of 2 Earths

A giant hexagon is swirling at Saturn's north pole, and scientists don't fully understand it, despite years of observation by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.<p>The hexagon — a jet stream that traps an entire polar weather system — is as wide as two planet Earths. It's so big, in fact, that "small" vortices …

A receita técnica do novo motor 1.5 TiVCT três cilindros da Ford

Novo motor 1.5 de três cilindros produz até 137 cv e 16,2 mkgf<p>A Ford apresentou hoje seu novo motor 1.5 de três cilindros, que estreará a bordo do …

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 in arrivo il 9 maggio, forse anche 630 e 635

<b>Aggiornamento 05/05</b><p>Secondo quanto riportato dalla pagina ufficiale di Roland Quandt su Twitter, Qualcomm <b>dovrebbe allargare il lancio del nuovo</b> …

The Galaxy S8’s home button moves, and there’s a good reason for it

Screen burn-in is still a thing<p>One of the biggest changes to Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is the removal of the physical home button — a decision made in order to squeeze as much screen as possible onto the front of the phone. But S8 owners have noticed something very unexpected about the device’s new …

Project Cars 2 is on the way, with much-improved tire physics

The new game should be more accurate and accessible as a result.<p>It's going to be a busy year for racing games. At some point, we expect <i>Gran Turismo</i> …

3 Italia lancia Play GT5: 1000 minuti e 10GB al prezzo più basso di sempre (Aggiornato: offerta prorogata)

Qualche settimana fa 3 Italia aveva lanciato la promozione Play GT, che offre 1000 minuti e 10 GB al costo di 7€; ma adesso l’operatore ha abbassato …

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R chega ao Brasil em maio por R$ 1,19 milhão

A grade com 15 filetes cromados é uma homenagem ao 300 SL de 1952<p>O AMG GT R já tem data para desembarcar no Brasil. O superesportivo começa a ser …

The hardware wizard behind the Wii is retiring from Nintendo

Along with today’s earnings report, Nintendo announced the impending retirement of one of its most important and longest-serving employees: Genyo Takeda. His current position is representative director and “technology fellow” alongside “creative fellow” Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Mario and …

Scientists have discovered a worm that eats plastic bags and leaves behind antifreeze

The wax worm, a caterpillar typically used for fishing bait and known for damaging beehives by eating their wax comb, has now been observed munching on a different material: plastic bags.<p>Scientist Federica Bertocchini of the Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology of Cantabria in Spain first …

Pollution

Kit para montar um motor boxer da Porsche: nós queremos!

Reprodução feita pela Franzis é totalmente funcional<p>Fãs da Porsche e dos motores à combustão em geral vão se deleitar com o novo kit de montar …

Mammal Or Plant? Oxygen Deprivation Makes Naked Mole-Rats Behave Like Plants

In all mammals, including humans, brain cells run out of energy and begin to die if they are deprived of regular oxygen supply. Unless you happen to …

So sieht es aus, wenn man in Nordkorea einen Computer nutzt

<b>In Pjöngjang, der Hauptstadt Nordkoreas, ticken die Uhren bekanntlich anders. Der Diktator Kim Jong-un bestimmt nach Lust und Laune den Alltag. Auch</b> …

Samsung si è già superata: il nuovo processo costruttivo a 10nm è pronto

<b>Samsung Electronics</b> ha annunciato di aver completato la certificazione per la seconda generazione del processo costruttivo a 10nm, chiamato <b>10LPP (Low</b> …

Apple promises to stop mining the earth, build all products from recycled materials

Apple has a history of being one of the most environmentally conscious companies, and it’s about to take those efforts a step further. According to Apple’s 2017 Environment Responsibility Report released today, the company’s latest environmental initiative will see it “stop mining the earth …

Report: Google will add an ad blocker to all versions of Chrome Web browser

The owner of the Web's biggest advertising platform is building an ad blocker?<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> just dropped a shocker of a report: Google, the …

Galaxy S8 vs. Galaxy S7: Ist die neue Kamera wirklich so viel besser?

<b>Direkt nach der Vorstellung des Galaxy S8 waren wir erstmal erstaunt: Keine Dualkamera? Das ist doch die Optik aus dem S7, oder? Doch kurze Zeit</b> …

Princeton researchers discover why AI become racist and sexist

Study of language bias has implications for AI as well as human cognition.<p>Ever since Microsoft's chatbot Tay started spouting racist commentary after …

One of Kendrick Lamar’s new songs was created entirely on iPhone

Kendrick Lamar unleashed his eagerly anticipated fourth studio album, <i>DAMN</i>, on the world today.<p>Lamar is known for his perfectionism, using some of the best producers and equipment in the game to get his sound just right. But when it came to one of the best tracks on his new album, one of Lamar’s …

A Nexus 5X user upgraded his device to 4GB of RAM and everything still works

Google and LG’s Nexus 5X was never meant to be the best Android device on the market when it launched in 2015, but it accomplished its goal of being a spiritual successor to the popular Nexus 5. However, it wasn’t without shortcomings. Most were easy to look past, but LG’s decision to limit RAM to …

Come costruirsi un iPhone 6s da soli spendendo 300 dollari

<b>È possibile costruirsi da soli un dispositivo hi-tech come ad esempio uno smartphone</b>, che invece siamo abituati a pensare come un prodotto …

Lada Niva celebra 40 anos (na mesma geração) com edições especiais

Veterano jipe fez sucesso no Brasil nos anos 90<p>É impossível não pensar na indústria soviética de automóveis sem se lembrar do Lada Niva. O icônico …

30.000 Dollar pro Flug: Darum fliegt ein leerer Jet jede Nacht die gleiche Strecke

Die größte Frachtfluggesellschaft FedEx schickt jeden Abend einen leeren Jet in Denver (Colorado / USA) los. Wo sich normalerweise Pakete und …

T-Mobile just spent nearly $8 billion to finally put its network on par with Verizon and AT&T

FCC airwaves auction leaves T-Mobile the big winner<p>T-Mobile has made an enormous investment in wireless spectrum in a very expensive bid to put its LTE network on par with Verizon’s and AT&T’s.<p>The carrier is spending almost $8 billion to acquire more than 1,500 wireless licenses that span across …

Ora sappiamo perché litigavamo sul colore di quel vestito

All’inizio del 2015 internet è stata scossa da un terremoto: la cantante Caitlin McNeill ha postato sul suo Tumblr la foto di un vestito in un …

NASA Discovers Mars Has a Metallic Atmosphere Like Earth

The similarities between the two planets continue to grow.<p>NASA has confirmed that Mars has a permanent metal presence in its atmosphere. This is the first detection of metal ions in the ionosphere of any planet other than Earth.<p>The discovery is the latest find from the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile …

Space

United Airlines has big trouble in China's social network

Social Cues: After video of an Asian passenger being dragged off a United flight goes viral, millions on Weibo are pushing back.<p>Congratulations, United Airlines, your social media nightmare has gone global.<p>The airline was at the center of a social media firestorm on Monday after videos posted on …

Astronomers Might Have Just Captured The First Ever Photo of a Black Hole's Event Horizon

Now we wait to see it.<p>Scientists around the world have spent five sleepless nights staring into the abyss, and are hoping they've been rewarded with …