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Humans May Become Tentacled Monsters, and That’s OK

Author: Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy Culture<p>Date of Publication: 06.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Characters …

More than half of US senators skipped confidential briefing on NSA surveillance

As anger continues to foment over the US National Security Agency's controversial surveillance programs, a confidential briefing on the topic held Thursday was attended by only 47 of 100 US senators.<p><i>The Hill</i> reports that the briefing hosted several key players in the formation and execution of …

6 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

China was on public holiday for three of the working days this week, but we still managed to dig up plenty of new tech developments and put forth …

Gallery: Nature's 10 Best Dads

The Quinny Jett LongboardStroller is a Stroller/Skateboard Hybrid!

Skateboarders rejoice! The new Quinny Jett turns an unassuming jaunt in the stroller into an invigorating skate session. The longboard stroller was …

Bike light knows when you're riding, when you're braking, and how dark it is outside

The water-resistant Velodroom snaps onto the seat post, and features a built-in accelerometer that allows it to detect when the bike is in motion. …

PRISM, surveillance, metadata and terrorism

Our pick of the week’s science and tech stories, including NSA operatives, the political economy of surveillance and why we sign emails with “thank you”.<p>Why we sign emails with “Thank You”<br>Krystal D'Costa | Scientific American | 11 June 2013<br>The rules of social engagement require politeness formulae …

Google's latest 'moonshot' idea: balloon-powered internet for all

Advanced system of high-altitude balloons delivering 3G-like speeds to rural areas<p>The latest project to come out of Google may seem like an April …

HTC One - One Month in the Life of an HTC One Owner

This is my HTC One. There are many like it, but this one is mine.<p>The HTC One so far has been the kind of phone HTC was hoping it would be. It isn’t outselling the rival, the Samsung Galaxy S4, but it’s doing a lot better comparatively than HTC was doing at this point last year. At last glance, the …