Tortoise Gets Hand-Painted 3D Printed Shell After Surviving Forest Fire

Published on Mar 21, 2016 With the help of veterinarians, 3D designers, and a local artist, Freddy the tortoise was able to receive a hand-painted, 3D-printed hull after losing most of her shell in a devastating forest fire. Freddy was found after the fire left him with burned forelegs and a damaged hull. Freddy had […]

Lyft tests letting users schedule rides up to 24 hours ahead of time

Lyft tests letting users schedule rides up to 24 hours ahead of time Image: Josh Edelson/AP Images By Seth Fiegerman2016-05-23 18:15:05 UTC Everything old is new again. Lyft, one of the leading ride-hailing services in the U.S., announced Monday that it is testing a new option to let customers pre-order rides up to 24 hours […]

Transportation is the new broadband – Vegas to LA: 20 Minutes

Imagine if you could travel from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 20 minutes. That’s the dream of a hyperloop, an idea conceived by Elon Musk. Today, in downtown Las Vegas at a press and investor event, Hyperloop Technologies shared some exciting updates which included the change of its brand to Hyperloop One, new strategic […]

Former Facebook Workers: We Routinely Suppressed Conservative News

Edit Invite manually Promote DismissUndismiss Hide Share to Kinja Go to permalink Illustration: Jim Cooke Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network’s influential “trending” news section, according to a former journalist who worked on the project. This individual says that workers prevented stories about the right-wing CPAC […]

Gwen Stefani, George Clooney, and Julia Roberts Sing “Hollaback Girl” in the Latest Carpool Karaoke

On Wednesday night, Gwen Stefani became the latest guest to jump into James Corden‘s passenger seat in a new Carpool Karaoke segment on The Late Late Show. Between jokes about the singer’s apparent agelessness and the real meaning behind the eggplant emoji, the two managed to squeeze in a couple of Stefani’s No Doubt and […]

‘Burning Man for the 1%’: the desert party for the tech elite, with Eric Schmidt in a top hat

A red Ferrari with the top down swerved past on the winding dirt road, heading to what looked like a small Mars encampment. Helicopters landed on the side of the road and greeters darted across. At a farmers’ market with overflowing baskets full of raspberries, watermelons, and focaccia, I asked for a mango, and the farmer started […]

Inventor of Bitcoin reveals himself…and some people believe him

Australian Craig Wright claims to be Bitcoin creator      “If I sign myself Jean-Paul Sartre it is not the same thing as if I sign myself Jean-Paul Sartre, Nobel Prizewinner” -Jean-Paul Sartre, 1964   I remember reading that quote many years ago, and I have carried it with me uncomfortably ever since. However, after […]