Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Interact Scratchpad Turns Lazily Formatted Addresses Into Contacts

Mac: If you need to dump an address into your contacts app, it’s usually a comically cumbersome process of bouncing between data fields. Interact...

Fake Beto O’Rourke Texts Expose New Playground for Trolls

Someone hijacked a volunteer tool to make it look like Beto O'Rourke encouraged voter fraud—and that could just be the beginning.

The Supposed History of 4/20

If you’re high right now, here’s a question that might cause your brain to short-circuit: Why exactly do we associate pot with 4/20? Read...

Sustainable ‘plastics’ are on the horizon

A new study describes a process to make bioplastic polymers that don't require land or fresh water -- resources that are scarce in much...

Killer blows? Knockout study of pair of mouse MicroRNA provides cancer insight

Researchers used knockout mouse models created by gene editing to reveal that the miRNA miR-146b, like miR-146a, is involved in the development of cancers,...

Guntherwerks Revamps Porsche 993s for Just $525,000

A full revamp of a beloved car, from the engine to the headlights.

U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China’s Concentration...

The U.S. government is considering a tech export ban that would target Hikvision, a Chinese video surveillance company that’s been instrumental in sending anywhere...

‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider’ Tries to Be Epic, But It’s Really Just Mean

In the new 'Tomb Raider', Lara Croft is born to suffer.

Tell Us Your São Paulo Travel Tips

OK, I’m pretty sure that the movie Brazil exaggerated some things, like probably Brazil isn’t a futuristic dystopia with a duct fetish, and now...

These Are the Six Best Rain Coats, According To You

We received a torrential downpour of recommendations for the best rain coat, but this Co-Op umbrella is only so big. The six most popular...