Design

April 20, 2019

Boston Dynamics’ newest video reveals herd of robotic canines hauling truck with ease

Boston Dynamics’ latest video of its four-legged robot, SpotMini, is just over a minute long.But that’s all the time it takes to impress upon viewers that the technology company has developed machines capable of pulling a full-size box truck up a slight incline.
April 20, 2019

Sleek new SUVs dominate reveals at New York auto present

Auto shows may be waning in importance as companies find other ways to introduce new products, but the New York International Auto Show still has a healthy list of new vehicle debuts.
April 20, 2019

Legal Weed: Here's Where Every 2020 Presidential Candidate Stands on Marijuana Reform and Legalization

With an ever-growing field of contenders running for president, especially in the Democratic Party, once-fringe measures like marijuana legalization have become a litmus test for the candidates’ commitment to progressive politics.  
April 20, 2019

420 Day: Who Started The Marijuana Celebration Ritual, and Should Weed be Legalized?

Cannabis—a way of life for some and a controversial topic for others. But there's no doubt that it has the potential to affect everyone in the U.S., whether it's the politicians debating legalization or cancer patients trying to get medicinal marijuana.
April 20, 2019

Best 4/20 Gift Guide: Products To Make Your Marijuana Life Easier and Sleeker

Looking for a way to make smoking more enjoyable? The right products are key of a no-hassle experience. In celebration of 4/20, we’ve put together a list of the best products to make your life easier. Here are the items at the top of our list for accessibility, convenience and a little extra fun.
April 20, 2019

The firm behind the dual-screen YotaCellphone is bankrupt

We’ve been following Russia’s YotaPhone since 2012, but it seems like the saga of the power-sipping E Ink-backed dual-screen handset has come to an end. Yota Devices is bankrupt, reports Cnews.ru and Liliputing, pointing to a liquidation notice published in the Cayman Islands Gazette (PDF).
April 20, 2019

Hurricane Michael Upgraded to Category 5 Six Months After Making Landfall. Does This Mean Anything for Victims?

Hurricane Michael, the deadly and heavily destructive storm that ripped through Florida in 2018 was upgraded to a Category 5 storm Friday—a little more than six months after making landfall.
April 20, 2019

The Red Sox went all-in final season and received massive. It’s costing them this 12 months.

Being the most aggressive, living-in-the-present, future-be-damned franchise in baseball has served the Boston Red Sox well, bringing together the players who last season delivered the franchise its fourth World Series title this century. Doing so required the Red Sox to push their payroll well beyond the luxury tax threshold and to strip their farm system of prospects, but as the saying goes, “Prospects are cool; parades are cooler.”
April 20, 2019

Red Sox commerce Swihart to Arizona for minor leaguer

ST. PETERBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have traded catcher Blake Swihart to the Arizona Diamondbacks along with international bonus pool space for minor league outfielder Marcus Wilson.
April 20, 2019

Mexican Soldiers Question, Disarm Two U.S. Army Troops in Apparent Confusion About Border Location, Incident Documents Reveal

Two U.S. Army soldiers sat in an unmarked Chevrolet Tahoe owned by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on the west side of an El Paso County, Texas, Colonia known as Las Pampas.