Ancient African skeletons hint at a “ghost lineage” of humans

ANCIENT AFRICAN SKELETONS HINT AT A “GHOST LINEAGE” OF HUMANS

Enlarge / A 1994 photograph of the excavations that yielded the skeletons at Shum Laka. Understanding humanity's shared history means...

Sonos sunsets several smart speakers' software support, spurring storm

SONOS SUNSETS SEVERAL SMART SPEAKERS' SOFTWARE SUPPORT, SPURRING STORM

Enlarge / The Sonos Connect:Amp in what is soon to be its natural setting: a room filled with old stuff that may or may not work. Sonos...

 
 
 
Extreme heat from Vesuvius eruption turned one victim's brain to glass

EXTREME HEAT FROM VESUVIUS ERUPTION TURNED ONE VICTIM'S BRAIN TO GLASS

Enlarge / Plaster casts of victims of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE. When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 CE, the heat was...

What we learned from Valve's Half-Life: Alyx Q&A on Reddit

WHAT WE LEARNED FROM VALVE'S HALF-LIFE: ALYX Q&A ON REDDIT

Enlarge / Valve released this promotional illustration for Half-Life: Alyx on Tuesday, thus revealing a bit more about the game's "Multi-tool"...

 
 
 
Sarcos offers fully mobile, insanely strong industrial exoskeletons

SARCOS OFFERS FULLY MOBILE, INSANELY STRONG INDUSTRIAL EXOSKELETONS

Enlarge / Sarcos Robotics' Guardian XO is the closest thing we've seen in real life to the Power Loader Lieutenant Ripley used to such...

One immune cell type appears to attack any type of cancer

ONE IMMUNE CELL TYPE APPEARS TO ATTACK ANY TYPE OF CANCER

Enlarge / False-colored image of an electron micrograph of a T cell. While cancerous cells look a lot like normal human cells, they're...

 
 
 
Leaked images show Xbox Series X is missing Xbox One's HDMI input

LEAKED IMAGES SHOW XBOX SERIES X IS MISSING XBOX ONE'S HDMI INPUT

Enlarge / Yup, the Xbox Series X has ports, all right. Last month, when Microsoft gave us our first glimpse of the Xbox Series X housing...

Delayed Moto Razr gets a new ship date: February 6

DELAYED MOTO RAZR GETS A NEW SHIP DATE: FEBRUARY 6

The new Moto Razr. [credit: Motorola ] The Moto Razr has a new release date. After announcing a delay just a few days before it was...

 
 
 
The math of brewing a better espresso

THE MATH OF BREWING A BETTER ESPRESSO

Enlarge / A new mathematical model sheds light on the optimal brewing process for espresso. ) Skilled baristas know that achieving...

Unauthorized Bread: Real rebellions involve jailbreaking IoT toasters

UNAUTHORIZED BREAD: REAL REBELLIONS INVOLVE JAILBREAKING IOT TOASTERS

Enlarge / Now that is some artisanal toast. "Unauthorized Bread" -a tale of jailbreaking refugees versus IoT appliances-is the lead...

 
 
 
Report: Bezos phone uploaded GBs of personal data after getting Saudi prince's WhatsApp message

REPORT: BEZOS PHONE UPLOADED GBS OF PERSONAL DATA AFTER GETTING SAUDI PRINCE'S WHATSAPP MESSAGE

Enlarge It's like a plot from a bad thriller: a forensic analysis paid for by Jeff Bezos found that his cell phone coughed up massive...

737 Max fix slips to summer-and that's just one of Boeing's problems

737 MAX FIX SLIPS TO SUMMER-AND THAT'S JUST ONE OF BOEING'S PROBLEMS

Enlarge / The 737 Max is just the most high-profile of Boeing's crises. The past 10 months have not been good for Boeing for all sorts...

 
 
 
First US case of new coronavirus reported

FIRST US CASE OF NEW CORONAVIRUS REPORTED

Enlarge / Travelers in China are often wearing protective masks in response to the spread of 2019nCoV (credit: Feature China / Barcroft...

Every classic Half-Life game is now free on Steam

EVERY CLASSIC HALF-LIFE GAME IS NOW FREE ON STEAM

Enlarge / Completely free... for now. As Valve gears up for the launch of its first official Half-Life game in 13 years, the developer...

 
 
 
Glenn Greenwald charged with cybercrimes in Brazil for publishing leaked chats

GLENN GREENWALD CHARGED WITH CYBERCRIMES IN BRAZIL FOR PUBLISHING LEAKED CHATS

Enlarge / Glenn Greenwald speaks during a hearing at the Lower House's Human Rights Commission in Brasilia, Brazil, on June 25, 2019....

Internet routers running Tomato are under attack by notorious crime gang

INTERNET ROUTERS RUNNING TOMATO ARE UNDER ATTACK BY NOTORIOUS CRIME GANG

Enlarge Internet routers running the Tomato alternative firmware are under active attack by a self-propagating exploit that searches...

 
 
 
Smart scale goes dumb as Under Armour pulls the plug on connected tech

SMART SCALE GOES DUMB AS UNDER ARMOUR PULLS THE PLUG ON CONNECTED TECH

The UA Scale. Any smart device comes with its own set of benefits and trade-offs, but there's one huge shoe waiting to drop with every...

Dealmaster: A bunch of Amazon Fire tablets are on sale today

DEALMASTER: A BUNCH OF AMAZON FIRE TABLETS ARE ON SALE TODAY

Enlarge Headlining today's Dealmaster is a wide-ranging sale on Amazon's Fire tablets , with many of the iPad alternatives back down...

 
 
 
Why isn't California using more prescribed burns to reduce fire risk?

WHY ISN'T CALIFORNIA USING MORE PRESCRIBED BURNS TO REDUCE FIRE RISK?

Enlarge / Crews carrying out a prescribed burn in California's San Bernardino National Forest. Whenever wildfires rip through an area,...

Dirt-cheap Nokia 2.3 comes to the US for just $129

DIRT-CHEAP NOKIA 2.3 COMES TO THE US FOR JUST $129

The Nokia 2.3. For $130, this looks pretty good! [credit: HMD ] HMD's Nokia 2.3 has been announced for sale in the US. This low-end...

 
 
 



Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hints at Man Utd clearout after Burnley defeat

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hints at Man Utd clearout after Burnley defeat

Manchester United boss suggested more players could be on their way out after Burnley earn their first win at Old Trafford in 58 years Read more ...

Jeff Bezos tweets poignant ' Jamal' image amid Crown Prince hacking scandal

Jeff Bezos tweets poignant ' Jamal' image amid Crown Prince hacking scandal

Jeff Bezos tweeted an image of himself alongside Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee Hatice Cengiz taken on the one-year anniversary of his murder by the Saudi state, amid fallout from... Read more ...

When will Captain Marvel 2 be released?

When will Captain Marvel 2 be released?

A sequel to 2019's Captain Marvel is officially being developed by Marvel Studios with Brie Larson keen to return as Carol Danvers. The previous film was significant for being... Read more ...

Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev suffers a nosebleed at the Australian Open

Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev suffers a nosebleed at the Australian Open

Daniil Medvedev suffered a nasty nosebleed during his Australian Open second-round victory. The Russian, considered one of the dark horses to win the singles title, cruised... Read more ...

Jessie J and Channing Tatum 'rekindle romance and are back together two...

Jessie J and Channing Tatum 'rekindle romance and are back together two months after splitting'

Jessie J and Channing Tatum are reportedly back together two months after splitting. Read more ...

Man Utd transfer news LIVE: Fergie orders signing, Bruno Fernandes to leave...

Man Utd transfer news LIVE: Fergie orders signing, Bruno Fernandes to leave, £30m bid made

Express Sport brings you the latest Manchester United transfer news including the latest on Bruno Fernandes. Read more ...

Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer loses legal bid to rejoin band for Grammys

Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer loses legal bid to rejoin band for Grammys

A judge has rejected Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer's legal bid to rejoin the band when they perform at the Grammys this weekend. Read more ...

Early morning earthquake wakes people up in northern England

Early morning earthquake wakes people up in northern England

The earthquake struck Stockton-on-Tees in the early hours An early morning earthquake has struck the north east of England causing residents' homes to start shaking. People... Read more ...

Heather Watson suffers Australian Open exit as Brit hopes lie with Harriet Dart

Heather Watson suffers Australian Open exit as Brit hopes lie with Harriet Dart

Heather Watson was comfortably beaten 6-3, 6-0 by Elise Mertens. Read more ...

Sanya team CNY celebration on board

Sanya team CNY celebration on board

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