Ridley Scott’s Alien will finally be released in 4K HDR for its 40th anniversary
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Ridley Scott’s Alien will finally be released in 4K HDR for its 40th anniversary

Enlarge / The titular alien.20th Century Fox reader comments 12 with 12 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit The long…

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Alphabet subsidiary trained AI to predict wind output 36 hours in advance
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Alphabet subsidiary trained AI to predict wind output 36 hours in advance

Enlarge / Wind turbines have variable output, but if that can be forecast, that output is more valuable. Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images reader comments 7 with 7…

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A new showrunner will bring Star Trek: Discovery back for season three
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A new showrunner will bring Star Trek: Discovery back for season three

Enlarge / Discovery lead Sonequa Martin-Green as Starfleet officer Michael Burnham.CBS reader comments 28 with 20 posters participating, including story author Share this story Share on Facebook Share…

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The city of Angkor died a slow death
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The city of Angkor died a slow death

Angkor Wat today, as viewed across a pond next to the 12th-century Hindu temple to Vishnu built under the rule of Suryavarman II.Bjørn Christian Tørrissen reader comments 1…

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McLaren knocks it out of the park again with the 720S Spider convertible
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McLaren knocks it out of the park again with the 720S Spider convertible

EnlargeJonathan Gitlin reader comments 9 with 9 posters participating, including story author Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Although we make every…

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Here’s why you shouldn’t cremate radioactive dead people
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Here’s why you shouldn’t cremate radioactive dead people

EnlargeAurich / Getty reader comments 6 with 6 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit An Arizona crematorium became polluted with…

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Migrating blue whales rely on memory to find their feeding grounds
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Migrating blue whales rely on memory to find their feeding grounds

reader comments 8 with 7 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Breakfast spots, coffee shops, and watering holes pepper the…

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First trailer for The OA looks as strangely surreal as its predecessor
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First trailer for The OA looks as strangely surreal as its predecessor

reader comments 4 with 4 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Netflix will release Part II of The OA, its…

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The advent of cheap, renewable hydrogen is nigh
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The advent of cheap, renewable hydrogen is nigh

Enlarge / The Coradia iLint, the world's first hydrogen multiple-unit train for regional transport, is located at Basdorf station. Thanks to its fuel cell drive, the train runs…

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FTC’s first case over fake paid Amazon reviews targets dodgy diet pills
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FTC’s first case over fake paid Amazon reviews targets dodgy diet pills

EnlargeGetty Images | pixhook reader comments 9 with 8 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit The maker of a supposed…

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Energizer’s brick of a smartphone uses “world’s most powerful” phone battery
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Energizer’s brick of a smartphone uses “world’s most powerful” phone battery

Enlarge / The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop. Too thick?GSMArena reader comments 57 with 46 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on…

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Cooling 2D ion crystal may pave way for large-scale quantum computer
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Cooling 2D ion crystal may pave way for large-scale quantum computer

An image of IBM's quantum computer showing five qubits.IBM reader comments 3 with 3 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit…

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Report: US Cyber Command took Russian trolls offline during midterms
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Report: US Cyber Command took Russian trolls offline during midterms

Enlarge / US Cyber Command, co-located with the NSA at Fort Meade, reportedly launched attacks against members of a Russian disinformation operation ahead of last November's mid-term primaries,…

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Anti-cheat software causing big problems for Windows 10 previews
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Anti-cheat software causing big problems for Windows 10 previews

Enlarge / Preview releases of Windows have a green screen of death instead of a blue one so they can be easily distinguished.Chris123NT reader comments 35 with 27…

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IT snafu leads to IBM asking applicants if they are “yellow” or “coloured”
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IT snafu leads to IBM asking applicants if they are “yellow” or “coloured”

Enlarge / It's a safe bet that IBM CEO Ginni Rometty did not personally review the intern application form.Justin Sullivan/Getty Images reader comments 16 with 15 posters participating,…

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Pokémon Sword and Shield will hit Switch in “late 2019”
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Pokémon Sword and Shield will hit Switch in “late 2019”

reader comments 10 with 9 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Scorbunny makes his fiery debut. Sobble is as shocked…

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