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15 Movies You Should See This Summer

Come May, three highly anticipated movies will make their way into theaters.<p>Past the web-slinging, transforming, and roaring monsters and superheroes are a few films you may not have heard of with talent ranging from Scarlett Johansson to the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman.<p>We've gone through more …

Automatic driving monitor now available for Android

When paired with the Automatic hardware, this app helps drivers save money at the pump and drive more efficiently.<p>After a year of "coming soon" and months of beta-only access, the Automatic Smart Driving Assistant finally gains compatibility with Android phones.<p>The Automatic app for Android will …

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9 out of 10 Americans are completely wrong about this mind-blowing fact.

We're pretty bad at predicting how reality works.<p>At 1:05, I get a rude awakening. At 1:41, he starts talking about you. At 2:24, he says a "bad" …

Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete

<i>Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology.</i><p>If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After the recent data breach involving Adobe’s customer accounts, security researcher Jeremi Gosney …

Put These Quarter-Sized GPS Trackers On Everything

They'll go on phones, bicycles, teenagers—anything!<p>Misplaced your phone? Dropped your keys? Lost your dog? This crowdfunded project would let you locate basically anything with tiny GPS trackers that are accurate to within 5 feet.<p>Retrievor is GPS disk that's barely more than an inch in diameter and …

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A whale’s life story is recorded in its ear wax

The "earplugs" of blue whales are preserved in their skulls throughout their lives, and keep a record of chemical changes in the animals' bodies. Nick Ut<p>From a fetid, foot-long rod of earwax, extracted from the skull of a dead blue whale, scientists have unspooled an in-depth life story of one …

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Racist Twitter Attacks Miss America

On Sunday night, Nina Davaluri became the first Indian-American to win the Miss America pageant. A lot of people celebrated the moment as a triumph …

A Russian Lawmaker Is Misusing My Gay Parenting Study

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Editor's note: Earlier this month, we wrote about how a Russian lawmaker had cited University of</i> …

Free school meals kill Indian children

At least 20 children have died and up to 30 more are seriously ill after eating free meals at a primary school in eastern India.<p>The children, aged …

How a bit of Warhammer 40K fan-fiction hopes to become a feature film

When Crytek artist Erasmus Brosdau decided to work on a side-project in his spare time, he opted to make a very short CGI piece about his favorite science fiction world, Warhammer 40K.<p>In the three years since, his little project has become one of the most notable pieces of fan-fiction in the world, …