Emerging Tech

China’s enormous 500-meter radio telescope is up and running

China’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope is officially up and running, claims Xinhua, the country’s official state-run media channel. The enormous 500-meter FAST Radio Telescope is the world’s biggest filled-aperture radio telescope, and the overall second-largest single-dish aperture after Russia’s RATAN-600. It is located in Guizhou, Southwest China. Short for Five-Hundred-Meter Aperture Spherical Radio […]

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We had a competitive distance runner try this $500 running watch for 1,000 miles – and it's better than anything he's ever used

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. A high-quality GPS running watch provides accurate data about your runs, displays the information you want clearly on one screen, and is packed full of other useful metrics. […]

Gears & Gadgets

Running Windows 95 in an “app” is a dumb stunt that makes a good point

Enlarge Felix Rieseberg A silly new app has been doing the rounds this week: Windows 95 as a standalone application. Running on Windows, macOS, and Linux, the Windows 95 “app” combines Electron (a framework for building desktop applications using JavaScript and other Web technology) with an existing x86 emulator written in JavaScript. The emulator can […]