This Week in Tech
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Amazon has some awesome new gadgets for sale — including the Echo Show, a touchscreen device for the home. But where exactly did this device come from? A start-up CEO named Jonathan Frankel says he has the answer »
Why Colonizing Mars Depends on Making Food Taste Better in Space
From Elon Musk's Space X, to Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, the competition to get folks like us into space is heating up. But the winner of this battle might not just be the competitor with the best technology… it might be the competitor with the best-tasting food. Bon appétit »
Facebook: I [blank] You!
Fill in the blank! “The use of Facebook is significantly correlated with [blank] in overall well-being over the years, as well as the more specific categories of physical health, mental health, and life satisfaction.” Did you choose “increases” or “decreases”? And find out the “real” answer here »
What’s that noise?
A new smart device for the home can determine who exactly is in your house, what they’ve been doing, and whether or not they belong there. Scary stuff? Or really really cool? It sees all »
This Island Hides a $130 Million Buried Treasure
On a windswept island in the Indian Ocean, the Holy Grail of all buried treasure sits quietly, evading all who seek it. Two men have vowed to find it, once and for all. Will they succeed?