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Archaeologists start a new hunt for the fabled Lost Colony of the New World

<b>ROANOKE ISLAND IN NORTH CAROLINA—</b>In 1587, more than 100 men, women, and children settled on Roanoke Island in what is now North Carolina. War with …

Archaeology

Samsung Galaxy J6: Samsung’s budget-friendly smartphone with flagship features

Samsung launches the Galaxy J6, a smartphone that’s more wallet-friendly than its Galaxy S9 flagships<p>Samsung, it seems, is following the Huawei …

Phones

Cristiano Ronaldo Was Just Dethroned as the World's Highest-Paid Athlete

This is who took over the top spot.<p>The 2018 world’s highest-paid athletes list is out — and Cristiano Ronaldo has been kicked out of the top spot.<p>The …

Cristiano Ronaldo

E3 2018: Sony Announcing New PS4 Games, Release Dates Before The Show

<b>Update 3:</b> Another day, another Sony reveal. This time it's for a narrative-driven PS4 title called Twin Mirror. It's in development at Dontnod, the same studio responsible for Life is Strange and Vampyr. It's due out sometime in 2019.<p><b>Update 2:</b> The next Sony announcement has come, and this time …

Sony

Here's why Kate Spade didn't profit when her brand sold to Coach for $2.4 billion

The news of Kate Spade's apparent suicide on Tuesday morning sent shockwaves around the world.<p>Fans posted photos of themselves with the fashion designer's handbags in tribute, while others went to Kate Spade stores to buy them.<p>Spade was 55. She leaves behind her husband, Andy, and a 13-year-old …

Kate Spade

One $99 box can speed up your home internet and slash $120 off your cable bill

Want to make your cable company really angry while simultaneously making yourself really happy? One simple box can make both of those things happen. …

Wi-Fi

This is the first 7nm GPU, equipped with 32GB of memory

Targeting deep learning applications first, but eventually coming to gaming rigs as well<p>Like any good nerd, AMD likes numbers. After outgunning Intel’s 28-core CPU announcement with its own 32-core Threadripper, AMD this morning also took a major step forward by demonstrating the world’s first 7nm …

Computer Hardware

4 Arizona Officers on Paid Leave After Video Shows Them Brutally Pummeling Man Who Was on His Cellphone 

The Mesa, Ariz., Police Department is under scrutiny after releasing video on Tuesday that showed officers brutally beating a man who appeared to be …

Crime

Sextinction? How Big Genitals Can Wipe Out a Species

Is bigger really better?<p>Did you know that having large genitals can actually cause extinction? <i>Inverse</i> science editor Yasmin Tayag explains how a …

Paleontology

Russian VPNFilter Router Malware Much Worse Than Thought: What to Do

Remember that Russian router malware warning from last week? The situation is even worse than we originally thought, and a whole lot more router …

Wi-Fi

How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Malware

More and more people are now keeping their car keys in the microwave - and it's for an excellent reason

The number of cars stolen in the UK last year jumped significantly.<p>According to recent figures from the Office for National Statistics, during 2017 …

Identity Theft

The Millennial Who Wouldn’t Move Out of His Parents’ House Is Tragic, Actually

His story is an embarrassing cry for help.<p>The internet has blessed and cursed us with an infinite pool of people to make fun of, whether they have it coming or not. This week’s star, an unemployed 30-year-old man named Michael Rotondo, was sued by his parents after they made many unsuccessful …

Pew Research Center

New meme invites ladies to imagine their best life in 15 years

LADIES — what do you really want out of your future?<p>A few days ago a tweet by <b>@mallorii_alysee</b> started making rounds on Twitter. In it, Mallori …

Middle Age

'Overwatch' pro team forces players to train to an unhealthy degree

The Shanghai Dragons have yet to win a single game in the first season of <i>Overwatch</i> League, and to appease fans who may be wondering what exactly is …

Overwatch

The Week in Video Games – May 13, 2018

<b>This week in video games: Sony to show Death Stranding at E3, Nintendo details the Switch Online service, and the Neo Geo Mini is confirmed. Here’s</b> …

Alienware Area 51 (2018) Review: Serious Power for Serious Gamers

<b>Starting Configuration</b><p><b>As Tested</b><p><b>Price</b><p>$1,899<p>$6,659<p><b>CPU</b><p>Intel Core i7-7800X<p>Intel Core i9-7980XE<p><b>GPU</b><p>Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti<p>Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 (x2)<p><b>RAM</b><p>…

San Francisco is so expensive that people are starting to look at these 10 US cities as the next tech hubs — here's how much local employees are making

But as the cost of living continues to skyrocket, San Francisco Bay Area residents are fleeing the region in droves. In fact, San Francisco lost more residents than any other US city in the last quarter of 2017.<p>For many, it's time to start looking for other options — but where?<p>Compensation …

San Francisco

The 25 best countries to buy rental property and make money on the side

Buying a rental property is a wise way to earn passive income.<p>As a landlord, you're getting paid to own something, rather than paying to own it. The mortgage is often covered by rental income from tenants, and if you play your cards right you'll profit after covering insurance, taxes, and …

Real Estate

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: The Final Verdict – Reader’s Feature

A reader who owns both consoles judges them both on everything from their physical design and online services to their exclusive games.<p>I am now going …

Despite the rumors, the next Xbox may not make a huge mistake

Though the Xbox One X is essentially a brand new console, it’s never too early to begin thinking about the next generation. These mid-generation …

I cheated on my husband because he’s a video game addict

<i>As told to Lollie Barr, names have been changed to protect subjects’ anonymity.</i><p>I always knew that I wanted to have children and get married young. I …

Here’s yet another good reason to never use Internet Explorer

If you or any of your loved ones are still using Internet Explorer — and yes, I do mean true IE, not Microsoft Edge — then you probably already …

This Airline Will Pay You $4,500/Mo. to Move to Iceland & Travel the World All Summer

Spending the summer traveling all over the world is one of those things you expect to find at the top of most people's bucket lists. Unfortunately, …

Here's why you should always check your hotel room for bedbugs, and how to do it

• <b>When you're traveling, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told INSIDER you should check for bedbugs everywhere you stay.</b>• <b><br>That's because</b> …

Paying surrogates in Canada could present new problems for parents-to-be, experts say

After expensive and ultimately futile in-vitro fertilization treatments, Kathryn Lee sent out a very public plea for help on Facebook: Would anyone …

The best lightweight gaming laptops

Back at CES a few months ago, I wrote that we were entering a golden age in lightweight gaming laptops. It started last year with NVIDIA's small, power-efficient Max-Q graphics, followed by Intel and AMD's surprising team-up on Core H with Radeon RX Vega M graphics. Now Intel has ramped up the …

With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash

Bitcoin "miners" who use rows of computers whirring at the same time to produce virtual currencies began taking root along New York's northern border …

How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …