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A Psychologist Created Wonder Woman to Institute Female Rule

June 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

William Moulton Marston created the heroine to acclimate boys to the idea of strong and powerful women.

The Lone Star Tick That Gives People Meat Allergies May Be Spreading

June 17, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

A rare meat allergy used to be limited to places the lone star tick calls home. But recently it’s started to spread.

How a Blimp Crashed and Caught Fire at the US Open

June 15, 2017 at 10:42 pm 0 comments

The blimp that caught fire over Wisconsin is technically a ‘thermal airship.’ More in General Jon Ossoff Was the Congressional Candidate Social Media Built June 21, 2017 Travis Kalanick and the Last Gasp of Tech’s Alpha CEO June 21, 2017 A Short History of the Many, Many Ways Uber ScrewedRead More

Latest WikiLeaks Release Shows How the CIA Hacks Your Router

June 15, 2017 at 9:57 pm 0 comments

Routers aren’t great at security—and apparently no one knows that better than the CIA

North Korea's Cyberattacks Are Chaotic, But Also Make Perfect Sense

June 15, 2017 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

As the DHS, FBI, and NSA pin cyberattacks on North Korea, here’s how to understand the motivations of the Hermit Kingdom’s hackers. More in General Jon Ossoff Was the Congressional Candidate Social Media Built June 21, 2017 Travis Kalanick and the Last Gasp of Tech’s Alpha CEO June 21, 2017Read More

The London Fire and the Enduring Problem of Fighting High-Rise Infernos

June 15, 2017 at 1:05 am 0 comments

At Grenfell Tower in London, firefighters couldn’t compartmentalize or suppress the fire. But it’s evacuation that still bedevils fire researchers. More in General Jon Ossoff Was the Congressional Candidate Social Media Built June 21, 2017 Travis Kalanick and the Last Gasp of Tech’s Alpha CEO June 21, 2017 A ShortRead More

'Elysium' Director Neill Blomkamp is Back, Doing What He Does Best: Being Weird

June 15, 2017 at 1:05 am 0 comments

The writer-director is launching a new film incubator, and there’s plenty more genre oddness on deck.

Travis Kalanick and the Last Gasp of Tech's Alpha CEO

June 14, 2017 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

Uber’s CEO sees a moment of reckoning.

It was Inevitable, Really: Netflix Is Turning Into HBO

June 13, 2017 at 7:30 pm 0 comments

Now that Netflix is looking out for its bottom line, its transition to “TV network” seems to be complete. More in General Jon Ossoff Was the Congressional Candidate Social Media Built June 21, 2017 Travis Kalanick and the Last Gasp of Tech’s Alpha CEO June 21, 2017 A Short HistoryRead More

Microsoft Surface Laptop Review

June 13, 2017 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

Microsoft build a laptop for right here, right now, and a damn good one at that.