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Tech Deals: Vizio, 23andMe, iPad Mini, Amazon Devices

It may be a little too late to get two-day delivery on your Father’s Day gifts, but you still have until the end of today to snag some of the best prices on Amazon’s already affordable devices. Our top pick is the Echo Show, which is now $150 (was $230). We’ve listed all of Amazon’s […]
by Admin / June 16, 2018 /In News

The Key to Triumphing Over Star Wars Trolls

Former Mythbusters host Kari Byron says that her young daughter was enthralled by the character Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. “She was just done with princesses when she saw Rey,” Byron says in Episode 313 of the Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast. “Because it was like, OK, this is a smart badass, […]
by Admin / June 16, 2018 /In News

Instant Film Cameras From Fujifilm and Lomography Prove It’s Hip to Be Square

We look at two cameras that approach the iconic quadrilateral instant photo from new angles. Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 Best for: Instagram natives Fujifilm’s first square-frame instant camera is an analog-digital hybrid. Capture up to 50 images with the digital sensor, apply Instagram-like effects and tweaks on the dial switch, then commit only the best […]
by Admin / June 16, 2018 /In News

Space Photos of the Week: Mars Attacks Opportunity

This is what Mars looked like in 2003. The red planet is actually more of a faded orange color, and in this photo you can see its bright white polar ice cap and marks from its many ancient volcanoes. Scientists have been keeping an eye on Mars this past week because an unexpected dust storm […]
by Admin / June 16, 2018 /In News

Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done

How much do you slack off at work? If you’re the average white-­collar drone, the odds are it’s an astonishing amount. A 2015 survey by a UK firm asked 1,989 office workers how many hours they spent “productively working” each day. The average: A paltry two hours and 53 minutes. The rest of those eight-hour […]
by Admin / June 16, 2018 /In News

The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate It

In the early 2000s, a small community of coder-cosmologists set out to simulate the 14-billion-year history of the universe on a supercomputer. They aimed to create a proxy of the cosmos, a Cliffs Notes version in computer code that could run in months instead of giga-years, to serve as a laboratory for studying the real […]
by Admin / June 16, 2018 /In News

The Theranos Indictments Expose the Soul of Silicon Valley

Elizabeth Holmes founded Theranos in 2003 when she was 19 years old. At its height, the company reached a valuation of over $9 billion on the strength of its promise that it had revolutionized the blood-testing industry. Friday, an unraveling that began in October 2015 with a series of Wall Street Journal articles accelerated, as […]
by Admin / June 15, 2018 /In News