Friday, July 21, 2017

Plastic pollution in the ocean is officially everywhere, even Antarctica

A seal entangled in plastic netting on Bird Island. Given Antarctica's extreme location on the bottom of the Earth, scientists long believed the continent was free from the plastic pollution tarnishing...

The OnePlus 5 is what happens when a Google Pixel and iPhone 7 Plus...

The OnePlus 5 comes with dual cameras that work just like on the iPhone 7 Plus. I really want to stop calling OnePlus the “startup you've probably never heard of that’s...

Zunum Aero’s electric passenger plane hopes to offer cheaper flights by 2020

Zunum Aero, a company backed by funding from Boeing HorizonX and JetBlue’s tech venture arm, has revealed its plans to create a hybrid electric aircraft designed for regional flights with plans...

Einride’s electric self-driving T-pod is a new kind of freight transport vehicle

Self-driving trucks are attracting a lot of investment and attention, what with Otto’s drama and platooning tech developed by key players like Peloton, but Swedish transport startup Einride has a different...

New 4D prints transform into permanent shapes when heat is applied

New work out of Georgia Tech promises to lend a sense of permanence to shape-shifting 3D printing. The technology, commonly referred to as 4D printing by those in the know, aims...

Twitter announces new live shows from the WNBA, BuzzFeed, Live Nation and more

Looks like Twitter’s streaming video news deal with Bloomberg was just the first of more than a dozen content partnerships that it’s announcing today. The company unveiled the full slate at...

Google has taught an AI to doodle

Hot on the heels of the company's art and music generation program, Project Magenta, a pair of Google researchers have taught a neural network to sketch simple drawings all on its...

Ride-hailing in Austin: Life without Uber and Lyft is a fun sh*tshow

Image: mashable composite/associated press/blended images SXSW is known for having breakout apps of the year. There was Twitter, Foursquare and, most recently, Meerkat. But this year it's not about anything innovative...

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 will be ‘epic’ and ‘gigantic,’ but will it involve...

They clean up pretty nice. The Walking Dead is rapidly approaching 100 episodes (time flies when you're crushing zombie skulls like watermelons), but according to its showrunner Scott Gimple, they're not...

Striking protest photos show the power and pride of Indigenous communities

"We exist. We resist. We rise." This powerful statement was boldly brought to the White House, through protest signs and spirit, on March 10 as part of the Native Nations Rise...

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Temples live at New York City’s Music Hall of Williamsburg

Following a solid debut in 2014 with Sun Structures, Temples circled back around this year with their sophomore album Volcano (Fat Possum Records,...

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