Let me put this bluntly: Smart homes are pretty dumb
. Or at least historically, connected devices for the everyman's house have seemed gimmicky at best. This week at CES, however we saw some new technology that stands to reform our very conception
To get the world's most powerful rocket off the ground, it's going to take some serious thrust from its rocket boosters. Today, NASA successfully fired-up one of those 77-ton rocket boosters by lighting it up at full power-all while never leaving the ground.
Did a British news outlet receive the "biggest Islamic State intelligence haul" ever this week?
Sky News reported yesterday that it received 22,000 ISIS personnel files from an embittered ex-terrorist, "on a memory stick stolen from the head of Islamic State's internal security
Ugandans are voting in a presidential election today. They're also dealing with a social media blackout orchestrated by the government. For President Yoweri Museveni, nothing says "democracy" like sweeping censorship of the electorate. Here's hoping he fucking loses.
This election is mired in rigging allegations. Museveni's
Image: spectrum.ieee Progress is a fight between what works the best and what's feasible to manufacture cheaply at scale. Usually the latter wins. It's why we used VHS instead of Betamax. It's why most grocery store produce is utterly tasteless. And it's why we've built
Image: GettyAs it often does in the springtime, Apple is hosting a splashy event today, where everyone expects to see some new products
. The most intriguing rumored new member of the family will be a 4-inch iPhone SE for people with tiny hands as well
Ironing sucks, but it's the kind of precise activity that usually stumps robots. But no longer, because a wonderful team of engineers has developed a robot that can smooth the creases right out of your most wrinkled pair of pants.
The team has