In the same way it did with Comcast and Verizon, Netflix has struck a peering agreement with AT&T to bring subscribers' buffering woes to an end. This news was first rumored earlier today, and later on confirmed by AT&T in a statement saying, in part, "We’re now beginning to turn up the connections, a process that should be complete in the coming days."
The Jaguar XE has been introduced, and with it comes a new first for the maker: a projected fuel economy beyond 75MPG, something that is joined by a new modular architecture, RC5754 aluminium alloy, and environmentally friendly CO2 emission numbers. The car is set to be unveiled on September 8 in London.
Scientists have done our world a lot of good, and that includes tweaking one of our favorite desserts: ice cream. Spanish scientist Manuel Linares has created a secret ingredient that, when sprinkled on ice cream, causes it to slowly morph in color.
A trip to the zoo can be a sobering experience, depending on which zoo you visit. Animals penned up and paraded around daily aren't in the happiest of environments, and not everyone finds such places agreeable. Some Danish architects have targeted this issue with a concept design for a zoo in Denmark's Givskud that keeps humans hidden.
There are some things in this world you're better off not trying, and dismantling a microwave to make a stick-mounted weapon is probably one of them. Still, as with all things, someone somewhere will eventually try it, as was the case with the person(s) behind Kreosan.
Kansas City is home to the world's tallest water slide, and we recently got a POV look at what it's like sailing down this massive structure. Details on what went into creating the Verruckt, as it's called, have been given to Smithsonian Magazine, revealing that the ride is as much roller coaster as it is water slide.
A few years ago, an 18th-century ship was discovered at the former World Trade Center site in New York City. Researchers had suspected at the time that the ship was a Hudson River merchant vessel, and over the years have worked towards learning more about the discovery -- something that has recently proven a success.