Mark Houston

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The Mystery of John Titor: Hoax or Time Traveler?

35<p>SHARES<p>This is our planet’s bleak future: a second Civil War splinters America into five factions, leaving the new capital based in Omaha. World War …

The Money Shot

The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion in the spring of 2012 was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But, for co-founder and C.E.O. Kevin Systrom, it was more of a roller-coaster ride, with several missed opportunities, at least two “aha” moments, …

Facebook Scam Alert - What Really Happens When You "Like"

You’ve seen those pictures posted on Facebook “type ‘move’ into the comments and watch what happens” or “If I get a million likes my dad will get me …

f1 History

by Jack Phillips, June 9th 2018<p>Exactly 50 years ago, rear wings entered the world of Formula 1, at Spa behind...<p>by Peter Higham, June 8th 2018<p>This …

f1 History

by Jack Phillips, June 9th 2018<p>Exactly 50 years ago, rear wings entered the world of Formula 1, at Spa behind...<p>by Peter Higham, June 8th 2018<p>This …

Formula 1 licence penalty points system set for green light

Plans for Formula 1 to introduce a licence penalty points system for drivers have been approved by the teams.<p>The matter now only needs to be …

Motorsport

Formula 1 teams fail to reach deal over 2014 testing plans

Formula 1 teams remain divided on how to plan pre-season testing next year, but have rejected a proposal for extra in-season running.<p>Teams have been …

Motorsport

Kimi Raikkonen says ruling out title would be 'stupid'

Kimi Raikkonen says Lotus would be 'stupid' not to believe it is knuckling down for a world championship fight this year.<p>The Finn is just ten points …

Auto Racing

Mercedes expects to benefit from Pirelli's hard tyre tweak

Mercedes duo Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton believe their chances of a good result in the Spanish Grand Prix have been boosted by the change in the …

Auto Racing

Top Shelf 010: The Google Glass Menagerie

OK Glass, let's do this... No, Glass, that wasn't a command... OK Glass, Google David Pierce... that isn't me, that isn't me, that isn't me, oh there I am! OK Glass, take a picture. OK Glass, hangout with... nevermind. OK Glass, send a message to John Lagomarsino. "I will be late to filming Top …

Lawmakers rush to ban 3D-printed guns, but enforcement options are murky

Local legislators take aim at a plastic pistol<p>Defense Distributed's attempts to 3D print a firearm have always been a shot across the bow of politicians. The group made a point of naming its ammo magazines after anti-gun legislators, and founder Cody Wilson has said the project is a way to make …

Burn notice: NASA discovers that fireproof materials ignite in space

Still frames showing a piece of cotton-fiberglass, similar to the cotton civilian clothing worn by astronauts, burning from bottom-to-top during a space station experiment (Credit: Paul Ferkul/NASA/BASS).<p>High above the Earth, astronauts aboard the International Space Station are playing with fire — …

Using Google Glass: at a Justin Timberlake concert

"OK Glass, bring sexy back"<p><i>Google's Glass Explorer Edition is finally shipping, and Verge staffers worldwide have been waiting to try out the new headset. So we're sending our editors out to live life with Glass, to explore the brave new world we're lurching into whether we like it or not.</i><p>"Those …