The Very Best Smart Home Gadgets

The Very Best Smart Home Gadgets

Smart home gadgets have gotten a lot better over the past few years, and thanks to big improvements in wifi connectivity, energy efficiency, and more, it’s possible to control almost anything in your house with just your voice. Most of us are spending even more time at home recently (whether…

Why There’s No Simple Answer to Whether the Coronavirus Is Airborne

Why There’s No Simple Answer to Whether the Coronavirus Is Airborne

Hundreds of scientists across the world have just petitioned the World Health Organisation via an open letter with one demand: Acknowledge publicly that the coronavirus behind covid-19 can be airborne, meaning it can spread through the air (and linger there) via tiny aerosols emitted by the breath of infected people,…

This Grotesque Viral Photo of President Trump Is Actually Fake

This Grotesque Viral Photo of President Trump Is Actually Fake

A particularly disturbing photo of President Donald Trump has been making the rounds on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Reddit recently. But is the image authentic? No, the photo is totally fake. But it’s close enough to the very real (and quite grotesque) look of the president that people could be…

Is There a Way to Cure or Prevent Nightmares?

Is There a Way to Cure or Prevent Nightmares?

Are you spending your sleeping hours getting chased down endless hallways by men with enormous claws for hands? Shrieking in pain as wolves chomp your legs? Re-experiencing various traumatic incidents from your childhood from the vantage point of a ghost, forced to watch the same disasters play out over and…

One Of Chrysler’s Worst-Ever Car Platforms Dies With The Dodge Journey

One Of Chrysler’s Worst-Ever Car Platforms Dies With The Dodge Journey

The Dodge Journey is finally dead after the 2020 model year, a Fiat Chrysler spokesperson has confirmed. When production ends in the fourth quarter of 2020, the crossover SUV — which by then will have been around for a dozen years — will ride off into the sunset of mediocrity,…

Report: The Boeing 747 Is Dead, For Real This Time

Report: The Boeing 747 Is Dead, For Real This Time

After defining commercial air travel for more than five decades, the Boeing 747 will finally leave production, according to a report from Reuters. The news wire reports that Boeing had made its final orders for parts more than a year ago, signalling the end for the double-decker quad-jet that has…

Maserati Is Betting Its Future On This New V6

Maserati Is Betting Its Future On This New V6

A couple of months ago Maserati let everyone know that it was not only continuing to develop its MC20 supercar, but that it is developing its first 100 per cent in-house engine design for it. This new engine has an exciting new name; “Nettuno”. Ooooh. Aaaah. It’s a 621 horsepower/538…

What’s the New Coronavirus Saliva Test, and How Does it Work?

What’s the New Coronavirus Saliva Test, and How Does it Work?

A cornerstone of containing the COVID-19 pandemic is widespread testing to identify cases and prevent new outbreaks emerging. This strategy is known as “test, trace and isolate”. The standard test so far has been the swab test, in which a swab goes up your nose and to the back of…

YouTube Will Let AI Suggest Replies to Video Comments

YouTube Will Let AI Suggest Replies to Video Comments

Google announced Wednesday that it had implemented its SmartReply system for YouTube creators, which will give those users access to suggested replies based on what someone has commented. Unlike the SmartReply system Google currently uses for Gmail, SmartReply on YouTube required some further tweaking because of the way people us…