A new study suggests that a few small tweaks could greatly reduce how much airplanes affect the climate via contrails. By raising the altitude of certain flights by just 2,000 feet, scientists say we could reduce climate-affective airplane exhaust by almost 60 percent.
Creating a high-quality icon family requires a thoughtful approach, a trained eye, a bit of iteration, and a lot of practice. Below, I’ll illustrate the hallmarks of quality through 7 principles and plenty of real-world examples. The goal is to tune you to the key attributes of great icon design.
Networking software giant Citrix Systems says malicious hackers were inside its networks for five months between 2018 and 2019, making off with personal and financial data on company employees, contractors, interns, job candidates and their dependents.
TOKYO — Toyota Motor and Volkswagen each sell 10 million cars, give or take, every year. Tesla delivered about 367,500 in 2019. But when it comes to electronics technology, Elon Musk’s scrappy company is far ahead of the industry giants.
The government can’t keep its story straight about its involvement with UFO research. After a yearlong investigation, we bust open the files, break through the noise, and reveal the definitive, staggering truth.
Ahem. We are expecting some royalties from this… “…passions aren’t found, they’re developed. You’re not going to just find passion under a rock. You have to go out and search for it…”
As America’s craft beer industry continues to boom, the waste it generates can pose challenges for sewer systems. But if it’s used in the right spot, in the right amount, it’s potentially beneficial and can actually save wastewater treatment plants money. In Bozeman, Mont.
Botnet is a social network simulator where you’re the only human along with a million bots who are obsessed with you.
There’s something special about the layout of a print-edition newspaper. A news website has infinite vertical scrolling space, but a printed front page is fixed to the same size every day. This constraint creates a very particular aesthetic and — if done well — a sense of typographic balance.
AUSTIN — Want to live longer? Try being a social butterfly. A new study points out that the perks of rubbing elbows with a wide variety of people, especially in our later years, could be a key to a happier, healthier life.
ELON Musk has tweeted that his brain-computer chip company Neuralink is working on an “awesome” version of the device. The kooky billionaire believes his brain interface tech will turn humans into a genius super race.
Disclaimer: I haven’t asked Wacom for comment about this story because I’m not a journalist and I don’t know how to do that. I don’t believe I’ve got anything important wrong, however. Last week I set up my tablet on my new laptop.
I realized recently that what one thinks about in the shower in the morning is more important than I’d thought. I knew it was a good time to have ideas. Now I’d go further: now I’d say it’s hard to do a really good job on anything you don’t think about in the shower.
The pilot store, at 7-Eleven headquarters in Irving, uses a mixture of algorithms and predictive technology to separate individual customers and their purchases from others in the store.
The 40-foot-long, 4-foot-wide rocket loomed over the quiet suburb of Alameda, Calif., on the morning of Jan. 18, near the Pottery Barn Outlet. A handful of engineers and metal wrenchers got to work early, setting up the rocket and connecting it to a mess of electronics and tubes.
In June 2019, Apple announced that its new map would cover “the entire U.S. by the end of 2019”: With this latest expansion, Apple’s new map now covers 99.8% of the U.S.’s area…
Student debt is putting a damper on young Americans’ relationship decisions, according to a new study from private lender LendKey Technologies.
LUDWIGSFELDE, Germany — Inside a warehouse on the outskirts of Berlin, a long line of blue crates moved down a conveyor belt, carrying light switches, sockets and other electrical parts. As they came to a stop, five workers picked through the small items, placing each one in a cardboard box.
The record executive who made the leap to Silicon Valley looks back on the decade in the music business, and sees a major problem on the horizon.
To avoid the draconian locks that John Deere puts on the tractors they buy, farmers throughout America’s heartland have started hacking their equipment with firmware that’s cracked in Eastern Europe and traded on invite-only, paid online forums.