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The Blockbuster Showdown At Tomorrow's Berlin Marathon
Can three elite runners, with a little help from Nike and Adidas, smash the marathon world record?
Clever Machines Learn How to Be Curious (And Play Super Mario Bros.)
Computer scientists are finding ways to code curiosity into intelligent machines.
Hackers Break Into the SEC, DHS Tells 21 States Russian Hackers Targeted Them, and More Security News This Week
An SEC hack, a Russian dark web takedown, and more security news this week.
What's So Great About Kids Fighting Monsters?
Stories like the one in 'It' are pretty common in horror, but audiences never tire of them.
Space Photos of the Week: Spiral Galaxy's Secretly a Giant Gasbag
Cassini takes one last look at Saturn's moon, Jupiter's swirling clouds, and a star in a great big bubble this week in space.
London Wants to Kick Uber Out of the City
The ride-hailing company's offensive? Waging a popularity contest.
Why Facebook Will Struggle to Regulate Political Ads
Disclosure rules for funding political ads are murky. Now Facebook wants to regulate itself
How a Decrepit Grain Silo Became South Africa's Mind-Blowing Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa
Architect Mat Cash transformed a facility meant to store 30,000 tons of wheat, maize, and sorghum into a celebration of art instead of agriculture.
I Helped Create Facebook's Ad Machine. Here's How I'd Fix It
Facebook finally laid out some changes to its ad platform. But a former employee who helped build it shares his own ideas on how to fix the Russia problem.
Baltimore Built an App to Map Opioid Overdoses in Real Time
Opioid overdoses proliferate, like a disease. A new app lets health and law-enforcement officials anticipate their spread.
After Srinivas Kuchibhotla’s Murder, His Widow Battles Deportation
How one tech worker's story illuminates the plight of H-1B holders.
What Is a ‘Dotard’? Kim Jong-Un Gives Trump a Language Lesson
If there's one good thing that came out of President Trump and Kim Jong-Un's back-and-forth, it's this.
Review: Leica Sofort
The cheapest-ever Leica camera is cute as a button.
Don't Rely On an Unlock Pattern To Secure Your Android Phone
A new study found test subjects could mostly spot the patterns from five or six feet away on the first try.
Waymo Partners With Intel, Tesla Kills a Model S, a Lawyer Debates the Trolley Problem and More This Week in the Future of Cars
Plus: We play a game meant for traffic engineers, Apple engineers take on self-driving, and Sebastian Thrun wears a puppy.
Why Google Play Store Malware Is So Hard To Stop
A rash of malware hit the Google Play store this summer. And while Google has taken big steps to improve Android security, there's no clear end in sight.
HP Omen 15 Review: Decent Performance, But Man Is It Ugly
The HP Omen 2015 is an unpretty beast, but it performs well enough.
Archaeologists Don't Always Need to Dig—They've Got Drones
On the morning of the solar eclipse, archaeologists took a drone into the desert to create fantastic 3-D renderings of a Hohokam village.
With 'Star Trek: Discovery,' CBS Discovers That TV Ain't Easy Anymore
By putting prequel series 'Star Trek: Discovery' on its streaming network, CBS is trying to solve a problem no one has figured out yet.
Why Facebook And Google Are Clashing With Internet Freedom Advocates
How longtime allies of Google, Facebook and co. became sometime adversaries
Facebook's Election Ad Overhaul Takes Crucial First Steps
In the face of brewing backlash, Facebook is redesigning its election integrity processes and sharing (some) information with Congress.
After Harvey, What Will Happen to Houston’s Oil Industry?
Hurricane Harvey pummeled the country’s energy infrastructure, and there are few incentives in place to promote renewables.
The Education of Brett the Robot
A UC Berkeley robot named Brett is learning to interact with its world in a fascinating way.
The Lara Croft in the New 'Tomb Raider' Uncovers Treasure in Depth
The new 'Tomb Raider' movie seems to be following the 2013 game reboot, meaning it stars a Lara who's more human, more complex, and more powerful for it.
Self-Driving Cars Will Kill People. Who Decides Who Dies?
Opinion: The dawn of autonomous vehicles means we must solve the trolley problem.
You Should See 'mother!' This Weekend (Even If You'll Hate It)
It's the most argued-about movie of the year, by far. Here's why it's worth your time.
Starting to Study Physics? Watch Out for These Common Mistakes
Here are the some of the biggest ideas that cause trouble for the first semester of physics.
Lomography Lomo'Instant Automat Glass Magellan Review: It Urges Your to Get Experimental
Lomo's funky instant camera kicks some serious glass.
9 Amazon Kindle Tips and Tricks
Your e-reader has some secret superpowers. Here's how to unlock its full potential.
Google Paid HTC $1.1 Billion To Turn Itself Into a Phone Maker
It's not quite an acquisition, but Google's agreement with HTC fast-tracks its efforts to take over the gadget world.