McLaren 570S Coupe: Specs and photo overload!

03-31-2015 5 McLaren 570S Coupe 6 (Copy)McLaren’s 570S Coupe is the supercar manufacturer’s latest model and will be officially unveiled at the New York International Auto Show on April 1st. The 570S Coupe is the first car in McLaren’s newest Sports Series, which is its entry-level series, succeeded by the higher-end Super and Ultimate Series. This car is drool-worthy, from its raw power to its slick … Continue reading

‘Spooky action’ quantum superpositioning may di

03-31-2015 1 quantumA team of scientists may have disproven Einstein by proving quantum superposition. Physics can be difficult to understand, quantum mechanics is even more so. Even Einstein took a “why not both?” approach to tackling the wave and particle behaviors of light. One thing Einstein did not reconcile was particle superposition. Quantum superpositioning is the theory that subatomic particles have the … Continue reading

Sling TV didn’t tell users its newest channels

Megan Geuss

Over the weekend, reddit users posting on the subreddit /r/cordcutters were surprised to find that some of Sling TV’s most recent channel additions—A&E, Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network (LMN), and WE TV—were not entirely available. Shows like Criminal Minds on A&E, Kept Woman on Lifetime, and Intervention on LMN were throwing up a “Restricted Content” notice, sometimes for eight- and ten-hour blocks.

The new channels are not part of Sling TV’s basic, $20 per month package, but require users to pay an extra $5 per month for the Lifestyle Extra package.

“Due to rights restrictions, this content can not be streamed on Sling TV,” the notice tells Sling TV users.

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Tim Cook leads tech sector opposition to “dangerous

Opposition to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed into law by Indiana Governor Mike Pence last week, has been particularly strong among the tech and hobbyist sectors, and that opposition grew even louder thanks to a letter written by Apple CEO Tim Cook.

His Sunday op-ed, printed in the Washington Post on Sunday, didn’t mince words, describing Indiana’s new bill—and similar bills around the nation, including a few that have yet to be signed into law—as “dangerous” means of enabling discrimination. He urged states considering similar laws to think again, pointing out how their signing “truly will hurt jobs, growth and economic vibrancy.”

“These bills rationalize injustice by pretending to defend something many of us hold dear,” Cook wrote. “They go against the very principles our nation was founded on, and they have the potential to undo decades of progress toward greater equality.” Cook went on to describe his stringent religious upbringing: “I have great reverence for religious freedom. As a child, I was baptized in a Baptist church, and faith has always been an important part of my life. I was never taught, nor do I believe, that religion should be used as an excuse to discriminate.”

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