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‘Avengers: Infinity War’: From Scope to Story, an Unreplicable Success

There will never be another movie like Avengers: infinity War. Not because it’s a feat of filmmaki...

‘God of War’ Is a Messy, Beguiling Take on Fantasy Violence and Toxic Masculinity

Kratos, the star of the God of War series of action games, is a bad man. Devised as an ersatz Achilles edgy enough for gaming in the mid-00s, all anger and very little pathos, the one-time god and lon...

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 Looks Eerily More Familiar Than Season 1

In the second season of Handmaid’s Tale, everything is different. It has to be. For one, the first season's plot burned through almost all of its source material, Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian ...

US military aircraft have been hit many times by lasers, possibly by China

May 4, 2018/8:34 am

Enlarge / U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Jonathan E. Dewitt, a forward air controller, assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment (BLT 2/6), 26th Marine Expe...

Tesla’s Elon Musk Threatens to Become a Liability

May 4, 2018/2:24 am

The numbers, arranged on the paper like tea leaves in the fortune teller’s cup, heralded a sunny future. Production rates up. Market share impressive. Profitability in sight. Tesla had work left to ...

Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn charged in diesel emissions scandal

May 4, 2018/12:29 am

Enlarge / Martin Winterkorn looks on during the FC Bayern Muenchen Annual General Assembly at Audi-Dome on November 24, 2017 in Munich.Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images...

Hospital culture is shifting toward telehealth, experts say at ATA

May 3, 2018/11:29 pm

As hospitals struggle to keep up with growing needs of an aging population, many are at least looking at how virtual healthcare can save time, cut costs, and lead to patient-driven outcomes. At the Am...

We Now Have A Working Nuclear Reactor for Other Planets — But No Plan For Its Waste

May 3, 2018/10:20 pm

If the power goes out in your home, you can usually settle in with some candles, a flashlight, and a good book. You wait it out, because the lights will probably be back on soon. But if you’re on Ma...

We Now Have A Working Nuclear Reactor for Other Planets — But No Plan For Its Waste

May 3, 2018/10:14 pm

If the power goes out in your home, you can usually settle in with some candles, a flashlight, and a good book. You wait it out, because the lights will probably be back on soon. But if you’re on Ma...

Twitter advises users to reset passwords after bug posts passwords to internal log

May 3, 2018/10:09 pm

reader comments 0 Today, Twitter issued an alert to users prompting them to change their passwords after the discovery that some users' p...

Facebook Dating Looks a Lot Like Hinge

May 3, 2018/10:04 pm

When Facebook announced a new dating feature at its annual developer conference this week, it drew quick comparisons to existing apps like Tinder and Bumble. But the social network's matchmaking servi...

How to Change Your Twitter Password Right Now

May 3, 2018/9:39 pm

On Thursday, Twitter chief technology officer Parag Agrawal disclosed in a blog post that the company had inadvertently recorded user passwords, in plaint text, in an internal system. This is not how ...

A Robot That Can’t Pick Up Fluff Caused Tesla’s Model 3 Delays

May 3, 2018/9:24 pm

Like a drunk person throwing rings at a carnival, Elon Musk just keeps missing the target. Investors are fuming: production of the Model 3 keeps getting delayed, and somehow the company is just burnin...