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June 20, 2017

Transportation in Seoul shows how far behind America really is

Vending machines that brew shots of coffee. Seats for pregnant passengers. Underground marketplaces. Welcome to a better subway.

Meet the Girl Scouts that will earn badges for being cybersecurity experts

They'll soon get badges for coding, cryptography and more.

How to use the Snapchat Map while everyone else continues to be confused about it

Everything you need to know about the new feature.

Planet 10? Scientists may have discovered a hidden planet in our solar system

There could be a ninth — or even 10th — planet hiding out in our solar system.
June 8, 2017

This roboglove gives you super-strength

June 8, 2017

The 101 most influential tweets of all time

Each tweet reveals the crucial truth of how we think and speak in the age of 140 characters. Study them. Recite them. Accept them as your gospel.

May 31, 2017

Doctors are draping tilapia skin on burn victims

May 31, 2017

Now you can teleport lemonade

Scientists created a robot that will iron your clothes for you

Shut up and take my money.

Moth eyes have inspired the touchscreen of the future

It's going to change the anti-reflection game.
June 23, 2017

NASA calls Goop's ridiculous bio-frequency healing stickers exactly what they are: ridiculous

One former NASA researcher called the product from Gwyneth Paltrow's company a "load of BS."

Leaked Uber email reveals how a female engineer pleaded with executives for change

Less than a week after Susan Fowler published her blog post, another woman sent a detailed report to Uber leadership.

Twitter was flagging tweets including the word "queer" as potentially "offensive content"

Why Twitter put the word "queer" in the same category as violent, sexual imagery.

How Mark Zuckerberg wants to transform society through Facebook Groups

Facebook has a new mission.

California is making so much solar energy the rest of the country looks like a joke

They're literally paying other states to take their solar power.
June 22, 2017

This summer, Americans will get the rare chance to see a total solar eclipse

Anyone in the continental U.S. should mark their calendars.

This hilarious 'Floor is lava' meme is way too real for every single millennial

When you were a kid, the floor was just lava. Now it's way more complicated.

Alabama public school assigns Ann Coulter and other right-wing pundits as required summer reading

Required reading: 'Liberalism Is a Mental Disorder' and more...

The new iOS 11 beta is out, and Apple has changed your iPhone's message effects again

A new iOS 11 beta is out and iMessage has a new trick.

We now basically know when the iOS 11 public beta is coming out

We have a much better idea of when the iOS 11 public beta is coming out.