Palaeontology

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic

By George Dvorsky on at

The recent discovery of a pair of fossilised teeth fills an important fossil gap that finally explains how hyenas ended up in North America.

smartphones

This Is a Flipping Cool £500 Phone

By Sam Rutherford on at

Compared to other phones in this price range, the Asus Zenfone 6 offers better specs, better battery life, and something you don’t find in a lot of phones: personality.

boeing

Boeing Says It's Open to Changing the Name of the 737 MAX to Something That's Not Associated With Plane Crashes

By Jennings Brown on at

After three months of being grounded following two fatal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia, the 737 Max may be up for a rebranding.

climate change

New Footage Shows Just How Alarmingly Fast an Arctic Island Is Crumbling Into the Sea

By Maddie Stone on at

A drone survey of a portion of Herschel Island in the Canadian Arctic shows just how quickly once-frozen coasts can be erased.

youtube

Claims YouTube Illegally Tracked Kids Reportedly Spark US Federal Investigation

The investigation, which is now in its late stages, was triggered by complaints from children’s health and privacy groups.

fashion

These Designers of 1960 Predicted That Fashion of the Future Would Be Very Retro

By Matt Novak on at

It’s not very often that we see futuristic predictions that rely so heavily on the past.

apple

Apple Launches Recall Programme Because Some MacBook Pros 'May Pose A Fire Safety Risk'

Some consumers are reporting that the batteries on their 2015 MacBook Pros are overheating and even exploding.

privacy

US Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones

I don't see how this could backfire in any way whatsoever, do you?

computing

Now You Can Build Your Own Windows 2-in-1

By Andrew Liszewski on at

Kano, purveyor of DIY computer kits for youngsters, is giving kids the chance to build their own full-fledged PCs.

ai

MIT Is Teaching the Machines How to Make Pizza Based On a Single Photo

By Victoria Song on at

Finally, a technological advancement we can all get behind.

space

An Ambitious Search for Aliens Came Up Short, so Astrobiologists Are Thinking Bigger

By George Dvorsky on at

If at first you don’t succeed, try again – but with better tools and refined techniques.

movies

Kevin Feige Hints at How a Black Widow Prequel Could Reveal Secrets of the MCU

By Germain Lussier on at

“There’s a method to the madness.”

marvel comics

Twitter Reacts to the News of a J.J. Abrams and Son Spider-Man Comic

By Shabana Arif on at

Spoiler alert: it isn't happy.

huawei

Huawei Reassures Panicky Customers That Its Newer Handsets Will Get Android Q Updates

By Shabana Arif on at

If you picked up a Mate 20 or P30, don't try to get rid of it just yet.

marvel

J.J. Abrams and Son are Writing a Spider-Man Comic

By James Whitbrook on at

And it's called.... Spider-Man. Really.

phones

Despite All the Problems, the 5G Galaxy Fold is Still Coming

By Tom Pritchard on at

Don'task us when, though, because we don't know.

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