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US Cities Should Follow Paris’ $160M Plan to Boost Cycling

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 5:19pm

The plan is impressive in both its scale and its scope, and there's plenty American cities can learn from it.

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Louie‘s Back, and It’s Almost a Regular Sitcom Now

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 5:11pm

As groundbreaking as it was for four seasons, the show's own influence has made constant evolution unnecessary. And that's actually better for the show.

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Anonabox Recalls 350 ‘Privacy’ Routers for Security Flaws

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 5:07pm

The first batch of routers lacked basic password protection, and had a bug that would allow any Wi-Fi intruders to completely hijack the device, snooping on or recording all of a user's traffic.

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Nobody Can Prove That Cold-Pressed Juice Is Better for You

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 4:15pm

Companies shilling expensive cold-press juicers say you're getting extra-healthy, vitamin-enriched juice. But is it true?

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Why Does Stubbing Your Toe Hurt So Damn Much?

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 3:00pm

Why do even minor stubbings cause major agony?

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Rise of the Machines: The Future has Lots of Robots, Few Jobs for Humans

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 2:02pm

  The robots haven’t just landed in the workplace—they’re expanding skills, moving up the corporate ladder, showing awesome productivity and retention rates, and increasingly shoving aside their human counterparts. One multi-tasker bot, from Momentum Machines, can make (and flip) a gourmet hamburger in 10 seconds and could soon replace an entire McDonalds crew. A manufacturing […]

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Using Biometric Data to Make Simple Objects Come to Life

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 2:00pm

A new project on display at Dublin Science Gallery demonstrateS what it might be like if our objects could respond to physical touch

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Ex Machina’s Director on Why A.I. Is Humanity’s Last Hope

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 12:45pm

"Humans are going die on this planet. What will survive on our behalf is AIs—if we manage to create them. That’s not problematic, it’s desirable."

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What Do You Want Me to Do In Lab?

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 12:28pm

All too often, students will ask me "what do you want me to do in lab?" My response is simple: I want you to build a model.

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A Legendary Redesign of Helvetica, Reborn After 30 Years

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 12:00pm

After languishing in obscurity for decades, the Helvetica successor Unica been rescued and remastered.

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Want More Women Working in Tech? Let Them Stay Home

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 11:00am

PowerToFly connects working moms to tech jobs that allow for remote work as a way to close the industry's gender gap.

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Scientists Say It’s Time to Reinstate the Brontosaurus

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 11:00am

After analyzing decades' worth of dinosaur bones, paleontologists think it's finally time to give the brontosaurus its name back.

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Here’s Google’s Secret to Hiring the Best People

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 11:00am

People tend to make snap judgments when they're interviewing job candidates. The problem is, these predictions from the first 10 seconds are useless.

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Fiery Outlines Show How Huge a Melting Glacier Used to Be

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 11:00am

Simon Norfolk traces the melting of a glacier on Mount Kenya with a line of fire.

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The Internet’s Clearly Not Ready to Stream Big TV Events

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 11:00am

Unlike cable, internet TV finds itself most vulnerable during its most important events.

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Google’s Plan to Keep You Online All the Time

Mon, 06/04/2015 - 9:44pm

Google wants you to stop thinking about what wireless network your phone is on.

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Mercedes Thinks Americans May Want a Luxury Pickup

Mon, 06/04/2015 - 7:24pm

The Germans think we may be interested in a luxury "lifestyle pickup."

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The Week’s Trailers: Bond Faces His Dark Secret in Spectre

Mon, 06/04/2015 - 7:18pm

This week we have an eclectic collection of trailers for you, from Bond to Bessie. Watch them all here.

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Constructing a Nuclear Bomb Detector on a Budget

Mon, 06/04/2015 - 7:06pm

A Boston startup wants to install huge networks of nuclear bomb detectors around America's cities, ports, and border crossings.

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We Tested 4 GPS Apps That Work Even When You’re Offline

Mon, 06/04/2015 - 4:40pm

To get a look at the market for offline GPS systems, we downloaded four apps that support offline maps, turned cellular data services off, and hit the road.

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