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Opposed to GMOs? Are Monsanto’s new CRISPR crops any better?

Monsanto, the agricultural biotech company whose creation of genetically engineered and modified crops has long made it a magnet for controversy, has now licensed the use of CRISPR-Cas genome-editing technology.
Cars

You can now hail a driverless taxi with a smartphone in Singapore

A new partnership between Grab, the largest ride-hailing service in Southeast Asia, and NuTonomy, a self-driving car startup with roots in MIT, creates a fleet of self-driving cars that can be hailed with a smartphone.
Music

Listen to this AI-composed song in the style of The Beatles

Who needs The Beatles, anyway? Algorithms are all the rage, after Sony's Flow Machines project successfully created two entire pop songs composed by artificial intelligence, one in the musical styling of the Fab Four.
Movies & TV

Five shows to stream this week: ‘Sicario,’ ‘The Revenant,’ and more

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: 'Sicario,' 'The Revenant,' 'Fleabag,' and more.
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Five meat thermometers that ensure properly cooked meals

While you might offend dinner guests by serving a steak that is too rare or too well-done, you can also make people extremely sick if you put something like undercooked chicken on their plate. Here are a few gadgets that will make sure your…
Mobile

Samsung may go Edge-only for the Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is outselling the iPhone 6S and the 6S Plus. With that feat under its belt, it's time to shift focus to next year's flagship -- the Galaxy S8. Here's everything you need to know.
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Weekend Workshop: Electrify your meat with this DIY hot dog cooker

Although BBQ season has passed and gloomy, rainy weather is on the horizon, this DIY electric hot dog cooker assures there's no need to give up on enjoying an abundance of perfectly cooked franks this winter.
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Japanese kitchen manufacturer unveils minimalist units for the city dweller

With a set of kitchen units from Japanese kitchen manufacturer Sanwa, you’ll never have to compromise again. The collection offers a combination of flexibility and style, designed for those with small living spaces.
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Nothing but net: these 5 apps are what fantasy basketball dreams are made of

Fantasy basketball has become exceedingly more sophisticated over the past decade. Nowadays, there's more to fantasy basketball than simply drafting a team and setting your roster. These five apps will help you fine-tune your team and make…
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With iOS 10.0.2, Apple squashed the Lightning headphones bug and a few others

Apple already issued iOS 10.0.2, the second minor update for the company's mobile operating system. Because it's a minor update, iOS 10.0.2 opts to improve stability and squash some annoying bugs.
Photography

Peak Design can tote the title of the second most crowdfunded company in history

Photographers must really love their bags -- the camera bag designer Peak Design is now the second most crowdfunded company in history. The company has raised over $13.7 million in six campaigns.