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Buying an iPhone 5S: When does it still make sense?

Apple's entry-level phone offers something unique. But is it too old?

By October 1, 2015


Animals return to Chernobyl, thrive without humans

The former nuclear power plant, deemed too radioactive for human habitation, is now teeming with a healthy animal population, a long-term study finds.

By October 8, 2015


3D-printed Maze hairbrush is a breeze to clean

Thousands of us throw our brushes away when they get clogged with hair and hair goop. A simple, 3D-printed solution out of Ohio State University plans to change that.

By September 3, 2015


Adobe rolls out an extended paid leave program for new parents

Software maker to begin offering new mothers up to 26 weeks of paid leave from their jobs, following similar policy updates made last week by Netflix and Microsoft.

By August 10, 2015


Google's Alpha-bet shows weakness of Google brand

Technically Incorrect: There may be good reasons why Google has created its new holding company. One, though, might be to alleviate some of the negatives of the Google image.

By August 11, 2015


The 404 1,372: Where Clayton Morris teaches us to speed read (podcast)

Clayton Morris shows us how to speed read through the growing list of long-form articles in our Pocket and Instapaper accounts with his new app called ReadQuick.

By October 25, 2013


Aliens will look just like humans, says Cambridge professor

Technically Incorrect: Building on the principle of evolutionary convergence, an academic says it's likely that aliens will resemble us.

By July 2, 2015


Freaky Burgess Shale fossil finds its head

Researchers have found teeny tiny teeth in a creature half a billion years old so strange it was named Hallucigenia.

By June 24, 2015


Faster computers, coming soon, as graphics chip answers the call to action

New tech used by Apple and Microsoft promises to uncork bottlenecks. That's great for computer users who want new features, but brings new complications for those who build our software.

By June 22, 2015


​Adobe Stock opens photo sales channel straight into Photoshop

For the thousands who buy and sell photos, the rules are changing again as Adobe links its software to its own stock-art site. Next up: an upstream connection so photographers can contribute works to the marketplace.

By June 15, 2015