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Australia's climate stance savagely condemned at New York summit

The speech was well given and well received, but it turned out that his prediction was not entirely correct. Australia did not have to wait for …

Fanatics, not Muslims, are our enemy

I hope that next year an Indian contingent will be allowed to march in my home town of Adelaide on Anzac Day, and I regret that they were not allowed …

Religion

Consumer Reports: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Not as Bendable as Believed

Just a day after Apple issued its first statement regarding the ongoing complaints that the iPhone 6 Plus bends in user pockets, Consumer Reports has released its test results for how "bendable" Apple's new phones are. In summary, the results show that the new phones are far stronger than what some …

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: In deep with Apple’s thinnest phones | Ars Technica

Review: Apple finally brings the big-screen love—with some strings attached.<p>Big-screened iPhones are what the people want, and Apple has acquiesced. …

No More Air Conditioners: This “Skin” For Buildings Keeps The Inside Cool With Zero Energy

The facade works with no power at all–not even solar panels–and keeps the temperature comfortable and light bright inside.<p>For most of human history, buildings were essentially net zero energy systems. Thick walls kept out cold and simple windows let in fresh air and daylight. Then came complex, …

M.I.A. gives 3D-printed guns, vapes, and drones to youths in new music video

M.I.A. is nothing if not provocative. Yesterday saw the release of the agitpop rapper's self-directed music video for <i>Double Bubble Trouble</i>, one of the tracks off her 2013 album <i>Matangi.</i> Like much of her work in the past decade, it's making a statement; in our dark technofuture, youths will use what …

Even A Cat Sounds Better Than A BMW M4

A car that promises performance with so many exhaust tips as the BMW M4, it has a lot to live up to. And it can easily disappoint, as we've …

Tim Cook Angrily Rejects Political Proposal Asking for Profits-First Policies

During Apple's annual shareholder's meeting today, CEO Tim Cook angrily rebuffed a representative from the National Center for Public Policy Research or NCPPR -- a conservative think tank -- that asked the company to disclose the costs of its sustainability programs, such as solar energy …

15 Easy Tips For Scoring Your Dream Job In Your Twenties

We're going to get through this together.

Panasonic's Lumix GH4 mirrorless camera is its first to shoot 4K video

The GH4 builds on the legacy of the GH2 and GH3 with new high-resolution tricks<p>Panasonic began aggressively courting professional videographers with its Lumix GH3 back in 2012, offering advanced video codecs, extensive controls, time code features, and other things that videographers demand. Now …

There’s something rotten in the state of online video streaming, and the data is starting to emerge

Advertisement<p>38 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Bastian Weltjen<p>If you’ve been having trouble with your Netflix streams lately, or maybe like David Rafael, …

Ajax Says It Can Clean Up All Your Social Clutter In One Wipe

Facebook and Twitter have been around long enough now that a lot of people have racked up a formidable collection of people, brands, and apps within their social media existence. Problem is, a lot of it is garbage or at least stuff you haven’t paid attention to since hitting that Like or Follow …

Watch This Teaser For The Next Top Gear Season Since It's Almost Here

Word on the street is that the new season (series?) of <i>Top Gear</i> drops on February 2nd. From this very brief teaser, it looks like there's going to be …

Aaron Sorkin Completes Screenplay for Isaacson-Based Steve Jobs Biopic

Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of the movie based on Walter Isaacson's <i>Steve Jobs</i> biography, has completed his screenplay and submitted it to Sony, according to <i>Variety</i>. Sorkin -- who is well known for his work on <i>The West Wing</i> and <i>The Social Network</i>, was tapped to write the script back in the spring of …

How Volvo (And A Few Shots) Convinced Me They're Not Dead Yet

We can take a break from sounding the death knell for Volvo. Although the Swedes have a long journey on the path to sustainability, Patrick and I …

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Volkswagen Golf R brings 290 hp to the American hot hatch party

Blue thunder in a three-door shell.<p>Volkswagen has officially announced that the 290-hp seventh-generation Golf R über hatch will be making its way to our shores in the first quarter of 2015. Previously unveiled at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, VW claims it's the fastest Golf ever sold.<p>Up 34 hp …

Volkswagen Golf

2011 Volkswagen GTI: The Not So Jalopnik Review

I drive one of these things. With DSG (inb4 GRAH BLARGH Y U NO GET MANUAL??). It's no longer stock, but I do remember a simpler time when it was …

The Shower Of The Future Cuts Water Waste To Almost Nothing

Showering is fun, but it does rack up the water bill. The average family goes through 40 gallons of water a day in the shower.<p>We’ve come across a few ways to monitor and manage showers recently, including this simple warning device. But Mehrdad Mahdjoubi’s solution is more comprehensive. It’s a …

The NSA is out of control and must be stopped

End the nightmare of mass surveillance now<p>The National Security Agency is breaking trust in democracy by breaking trust in the internet. Every day, the NSA records the lives of millions of Americans and countless foreigners, collecting staggering amounts of information about who they know, where …

Is this telemarketer a human or a robot?

A telemarketer named Samantha West who sells health insurance may or may not be a robot, though a straight answer to that question is proving to be difficult. <i>Time</i> has relayed the findings of its in-house probe into the humanity of West, who's making calls on the behalf of an insurance company based …

The 1995 Kardashian Kristmas Kard Was Krazy Beige

Please tell me this was on Awkward Family Photos.

US Rappers Use North Korea for a Video Shoot

A pair of U.S. rappers say they have filmed a music video while on a trip to North Korea.<p>Dontray Ennis and Anthony Bobb, known as Peso and Pacman, …

North Korea

CraigsList Find: The perfect Volvo 240 ad

Volvo’s bricklike 240 have gained something of a reputation as a utilitarian vehicle for the sophisticated individual, going so far as to become an …

31 Mind-Blowing Examples of Brilliant Packaging Design

Packaging: It's a necessary evil. So it may as well be clever.

Firefighters battle unusual winter wildfire in Northern California

Nearly 800 firefighters and more than 50 fire engines battled a large late season wildfire that destroyed one structure and was threatening several others in Northern California on Saturday, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.<p>Dubbed the McCabe fire, the blaze …

How Much Does Color Define A Logo?

Graphic designer Paula Rupolo swapped the colors of competing brands’ logos. Blue Coke, anyone?<p>Seeing a logo that’s been in your life for years all-of-a-sudden rendered in different colors can be as jarring as a friend’s sudden dye job. They just don’t look like themselves. And if they just don’t …

Graphic Design

Treasurer Joe Hockey blows a $3 billion hole in budget

The other measures came after Mr Hockey reviewed a backlog of 96 tax changes that had not been legislated.<p>About 16,000 of Australia's wealthiest …

The Audi RS6 Avant Is So Fast It Pissed Off A British Newspaper

If I could make a list of German cars I most wish were imported to the U.S., the old Audi RS6 Avant would be somewhere near the top. The last one had …

2015 Jaguar F-type Coupe: An All-Aluminum Beauty

"Shall we shag now or shall we shag later?"<p>Rarely has Jaguar thrived as beautifully as it is under the stewardship of Indian conglomerate Tata—and the more-immediate leadership of a group of executives with an education from the best automakers in Germany. A stunning example of this is the new …