Meet the Tractor Hackers, and the Week’s Other Characters

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You’re not as secure online as you might think

You might think you’re secure online, but chances are you’re really not.The problem with our grasp...

This origami-inspired robot might hitch a lift on the next Mars rover

It's a tough life being a Mars rover. You get shot into space, parachuted down onto an inhospitable planet, then forced to work 24/7 for years, without breaks, , at which point you're abandoned...

U.S. confirms ban on large electronics in cabins on flights from 10 airports

After a lot of confusion yesterday, we have now learned from senior administration officials that the U.S. is indeed banning U.S.-bound passengers from carrying any personal electronic devices larger than...

While You Were Offline: Boycott McDonald’s! Boycott Hawaii! Hell, Boycott Everything!

Earlier this week, Rachel Maddow got a scoop: President Trump’s tax returns. OK, two pages of his tax return from 2005, but still. It was a big deal—mostly because she announced it on Twitter...

There’s finally a smartwatch for watch aficionados

(The Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45.Facebook/Tag Heuer) Tag Heuer is well-known for making a solid Swiss timepiece at an accessible price point.What is lesser known is the brand's well-received foray into wearables — uncharted...

Satellite battery research could also make electric cars more reliable

Making batteries for a satellite is tough. Not only does the satellite have to operate flawlessly in the most extreme conditions, it's also enormously difficult to predict how much power will be needed on...

Photo-blending app Dubble is back from the dead

“I have no idea why I stuck at it,” says Adam Scott, co-founder of photo blending app...