Scientists Create Giant Atlas of World's Most Remote Reefs

Coral reefs line shores around the world, but they’re sometimes tough to spot because well, they’re underwater. Now, a group of researchers has found that satellite imagery is capable of mapping reefs on a global scale. They’ve used the technology, along with field studies, to create the world’s most thorough coral…

Samsung Galaxy Fold Teardown Offers More Clues On Why The Phone Is Malfunctioning

After concerns about the Galaxy Fold’s durability, earlier this week Samsung pushed back the release of its very expensive and highly anticipated bendable phone. Then yesterday, iFixit posted some theories on why the Fold might be failing. But today, iFixit released its full teardown for the Galaxy Fold, giving us the…

The Incredible, Intoxicating Potential of Star Trek: Discovery's Third Season

Last week, Star Trek: Discovery’s second season finale delivered more explosions than a full compliment of photon torpedoes ever could. But with them, it also delivered one of the biggest status quo shifts a Star Trek show has ever contemplated—and it wasn’t just shocking, it brought with it some truly fascinating…

Philip Morris Has an Incredible Scheme to Promote the Juicero of Vapes

Cigarette smoking has been on a historic decline in the US. This leaves slightly less profitable tobacco conglomerates with another opportunity to prove yet again that they’re evil and stupid in equal measure. “What’s something all smokers—the people we are slowly making sick and then eventually dead—need” you can…

Elon Musk Was Right: Cheap Cameras Could Replace Lidar on Self-Driving Cars, Researchers Find

Among the many tidbits of wisdom that Elon Musk dropped at a Tesla company investor event on Monday was the revelation that Lidar, a laser-based scanning technology that images objects in 3D, was “friggin’ stupid,” and that “...anyone relying on LiDAR is doomed.” It seemed a grandiose claim given how many autonomous…

The Samsung Galaxy Fold Is a Flawed Start to Something Amazing

In a lot of ways, doing a traditional review of the $2,000 Samsung Galaxy Fold is pointless. Anyone who buys one isn’t doing so because it’s a good value or a sound purchasing decision. It’s not. They’re buying one because it’s new, innovative, and exciting. Besides, pre-orders for the Galaxy Fold have already sold…

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