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The Confounding Climate Science of Lab-Grown Meat

A future in which your hamburger is grown from animal cells in a lab is rapidly approaching. The idea is that by culturing meat in a vat, you not only cut down on animal slaughter but greatly reduce emissions, on account of cattle taking a lot of energy to raise …

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Why a Grape Turns Into a Fireball in a Microwave

The internet is full of videos of thoughtful people setting things on fire. Here’s a perennial favorite: Cleave a grape in half, leaving a little skin connecting the two hemispheres. Blitz it in the microwave for five seconds. For one glorious moment, the grape halves will produce a fireball unfit …

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'Far Cry: New Dawn' review: The end of the world

The bombs have fallen, civilization is no more, and humanity is on the brink of extinction. In other words: It’s time to let loose. And that’s exactly what you’ll do as you traverse the post-apocalyptic landscape of “Far Cry: New Dawn.” Available for Sony’s (SNE) PlayStation 4, Microsoft’s (MSFT) Xbox One …

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Huawei’s P30 flagship will launch on March 26th

A year after the successful launch of its Huawei P20 flagship series in Paris, Huawei is returning to the French capital this March to unveil its 2019 P30 series of Android smartphones. A tweet posted by the company this morning marks the official launch date as March 26th, accompanying the …

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Samsung Galaxy S10: all the news and rumors about the Unpacked event

Contributors: Verge Staff We’re two days away from Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event on February 20th, but there’s probably very little unpacking left to be done. Even Samsung admits that we already know what’s coming, because we’ve seen so many leaks for the company’s new flagship Galaxy S10 phones at this …

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Instagram is testing a donation sticker in Stories

Instagram is experimenting with a potential donation sticker for its Stories feature, as spotted by app researcher Jane Manchun Wong. The feature seems similar to what Facebook offers with its fundraising and donation tools for charity or personal reasons. Based on Wong’s screenshot, it looks like users will be able …

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Huawei founder speaks out: ‘The US can’t crush us’

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei basically just said his company is too big and too important to fail. In his first public interview since his daughter — Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou — was arrested in December, he tells the BBC that the US government’s accusations and criminal indictments, including fraud and …

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