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Cubs on cusp of World Series as Kershaw tries to save Dodgers in Game 6

With Thursday night’s 8–4 NLCS Game 5 victory, the Cubs are one win away from their first trip to the World Series since 1945. As with Games 1 and 4, …

Bryant, Baez and other young Cubs critical in title chase

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant says he gets chills every time the fans at Wrigley Field shower him with "MVP!" chants.<p>The 24-year-old just doesn't show …

Are Intelligent Lamborghini Supercars on the Way?

Lamborghini has signed an agreement with the Italian branch of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with the ultimate aim of defining the …

Climate Change Dangers Are 'Higher Than Ever': U.N. Report

Pollution and climate change due to human influence is “clear,” and the observed effects are “unprecedented,” according to a report released Sunday by a United Nations panel.<p>The 116-page report is the fifth since 1990 prepared by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The latest …

Climate Change

FINsix laptop adapter is tiny, yet powerful, arriving in time for summer

It's 2014, and while some of you have already upgraded to an Intel Haswell laptop, many still have to carry a bulky power adapter for the more demanding machines. Luckily, MIT spin-off FINsix has come up with a breakthrough technology that dramatically reduces both the size and weight of laptop …

The coolest girl at CES is the electrical engineer who built this robotic arm

LAS VEGAS — Marita Cheng took seven years to complete her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.<p>That’s because in between classes, she was founding a startup to help the disabled <i>and</i> a nonprofit to get more girls interested in robotics.<p>She’s basically my nerd superhero right now.<p>On the Eureka …

Click! Pivothead Smart Colfax glasses put a camera on your face (pictures)

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Gear & Gadgets

CES 2014: Bluetooth speakers morph and evolve

Portable music speakers are morphing into all kinds of new shapes and sizes.<p>Outdoorsy music lovers might want to check out the Fugoo wireless speakers that are built to get rough. The Fugoo Tough speaker ($229.99, out soon) looks like it was designed to pair with a Toughbook. "We designed a …

Introducing the Best of CES 2014 finalists!

CES 2014 is only just officially beginning, but the show has already been an eventful one for us. To select finalists for the Best of CES Awards, Engadget's senior editors have been pounding the pavement at the Las Vegas Convention Center to find top contenders for the 13 categories in the running, …