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Amazon Has a New Echo That Tells You If Your Outfit Sucks
GIF Image: Amazon Amazon has a new Echo and this time, it has a camera built-in to tell you how ugly, or hot, your outfit looks. Dubbed the Echo Look, this forthcoming $200 device has a depth-sensing camera that can take full-length photos and videos using just your voice.... Read more
A 130,000-Year-Old Mastodon Threatens to Upend Human History
In 1993, construction workers building a new freeway in San Diego made a fantastic discovery. A backhoe operator scraped up a fossil, and scientists soon unearthed a full collection of bones, teeth, and tusks from a mastodon. It was a valuable find: hordes of fossils, impeccably preserved. The last... Read more
Pregnancy Doesn’t Make You a Better Athlete–It Might Make Exercise Harder
Serena Williams may have been pregnant when she won the Australian Open, so the New Scientist asked whether her pregnancy may have helped—as if her previous 38 major titles were flukes. But this is a myth that’s been floating around for a while, so let’s talk about what pregnancy... Read more
As Trump Deregulates, China Moves to Dominate the Electric Car Industry
If you’re charged up for a world of electric cars, consider booking a trip to China. This week, the world’s automakers gathered at the Shanghai Auto Show to reveal their latest wares, pulling the cover of one electric after another. Audi revealed the E-Tron Sportback concept, a potential Tesla... Read more
Wearable Tech Won’t Fix What Is Broken Inside Of You
Illustration by Sam Woolley Once upon a time, inspired by the good works of Kinja Deals, I bought something called a Lumo Lift. It’s a wearable tech. As far as I know, FitBit is both a unique wearable tech and also a genericized trademark for this sort of thing... Read more
Space Photos of the Week: Galaxies That Pass Gas Together, Stay Together
Compared to the lifespan of star, your existence is just a blip. Pondering the age of the universe puts humanity’s troubles in perspective. Naturalist Henry Beston considered this when he gazed up into space in his novel The Outermost House. “For a moment of night we have a glimpse... Read more
What Do You Wish You’d Talked About with Your Partner Before Having Kids?
Raising kids is tough, and if you have a partner helping you, it’s good to be on the same page. Of course, it’s not possible to discuss every little thing before you start having kids, so if you’re a parent, what do you wish you’d talked about with your... Read more
How to Fit Nature into Everyday Life When You Live in a City
If you’ve ever taken a walk to de-stress, you know the powerful effect getting outside can have on making you feel refreshed mentally, emotionally, and physically. But if you live in a busy city, finding nature to help you recharge can be a challenge. Besides the fresh air and... Read more
How to Find the Right Moving Company
Even if you’re super organized, moving is stressful. Hiring a moving company makes it a little easier, but finding reliable movers is a whole job itself. Otherwise, you’re in for added headaches, broken furniture, maybe even paying more than you expected. Here’s what to look for to make sure... Read more