You heard about the survey, and you wanted to click in and tell us about the sex education you got in high school, but it just wasn’t a good time. You decided you’d get to it later. And the time just got away from you. I’m here to remind you: this is your last chance. Survey closes on October 13, 2015. »
Some days it feels like everything on the internet is fake. And I’m here to tell you to trust that instinct. »
Have no fear, the best apps of the week are here. That was corny. Sorry. But really, there are some interesting apps out this week–and these are the best of the bunch. »
Paleontologists in Germany have identified the fossilized remains of a horse-like animal that dates back 48 million years. Remarkably, the fossil still contains its unborn foal and traces of soft tissue—leading scientists to call it the earliest and best-preserved specimen of its kind. »
Film noir set or serious aerodynamics research facility? NASA blended the two in this enormous wind tunnel, the historical facility used to test the aerodynamics of everything from the Corsair through hypersonic aircraft, and the DHC-5 Buffalo through Saturn rockets. »
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Unusual mashups have resulted in some remarkably popular toy lines over the past few decades; think cars + robots, ninjas + turtles, and cabbage + dolls. The latest comes from Lego, whose new Nexo Knights line combines all the fun of medieval weapons and castles, with futuristic technologies. »
It was exciting when Mark Zuckerberg suggested that Facebook was building a “Dislike” button. So many things not to like! However, the social network just started testing a new emoji reactions feature that is probably the real future of disliking stuff on Facebook.
Searching for online content has grown exponentially easier since my Nokia N80 (internet edition!), but Google thinks it can do even better. It’s testing a new HTML protocol that will make mobile internet shift gears for faster web surfing. »
Anyone with even a passing interest in cooking knows that All-Clad is the brand you want in your kitchen when it comes to skillets and pots. Made in America and carrying a lifetime warranty, you’d probably see their wares in the kitchens of most of your favorite restaurants. One of their skillets is also the single… »
From satellites, to autonomous solar-powered drones, or balloons, there have been plenty of ideas recently on how to connect up the world. Facebook, Google, large international organisations, national governments, even Bono, have laid out ideas of a near future in which we are all hooked into the network. »
Music listening habits have come a long way since Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin speaker dock came out eight years (!) ago in 2007. The overhauled Zeppelin ditches the dock and adds Bluetooth—which is pretty much exactly what the thing needed. »
Dell has just announced a new Windows 2-in-1 tablet computer called XPS 12, which uses a series of magnets to turn into a laptop, along with a refresh of its existing XPS 13 and XPS 15 laptops. »
The brain is one of the most-studied — and most complex — things on the planet, so it can be hard to keep up with what the current state of neuroscience is. This 10-minute video does a wonderful job of explaining.