Sauropods had soft foot pads to help support their massive weight

Sauropods had soft foot pads to help support their massive weight

Enlarge / A 3D paleoreconstruction of a sauropod dinosaur has revealed that the hind feet had a soft tissue pad beneath the “heel,” cushioning the foot to absorb the animals immense weight. Andreas Jannel Ask people to think of a dinosaur, and they’ll likely name Tyrannosaurus Rexthe carnivorous antagonist prominently featured in the Jurassic Park …

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Intel tests show its Arc A750 GPU beating an RTX 3060, if only you could buy one

Intel tests show its Arc A750 GPU beating an RTX 3060, if only you could buy one

Enlarge / Intel’s as-yet-unreleased Arc A750 Limited Edition card. The “Limited Edition” GPUs appear to be reference models along the lines of Nvidia’s Founder’s Edition cards and AMD’s first-party graphics cards. Intel Intel still hasn’t announced a release date for its Arc dedicated graphics cards, but the company has conducted a PR offensive over the …

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Rivian lost $1.71 billion and delivered 4,467 vehicles in Q2 of 2022

Rivian lost $1.71 billion and delivered 4,467 vehicles in Q2 of 2022

Rivian, the buzzy electric vehicle company backed by Ford and Amazon, reported a net loss of $1.71 billion in the second quarter of 2022 based on $364 million in revenue. It’s a sign that Rivian’s nascent EV business is picking up speed, albeit slowly compared to the previous quarter in which Rivian reported a net …

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How quirk of primate evolution gave humans the voice apes lack | Evolution

Scientists have identified evolutionary modifications in the voice box distinguishing people from other primates that may underpin a capability indispensable to humankind: speaking. Researchers said on Thursday that an examination of the voice box, or larynx, in 43 species of primates showed that humans differ from apes and monkeys in lacking an anatomical structure called …

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2022 MLB Field of Dreams Game: TV channel, time, live stream, four things to know for Cubs-Reds in Iowa

2022 MLB Field of Dreams Game: TV channel, live stream, time, four things to know for Cubs vs. Reds in Iowa

On Thursday night, the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds are meeting in Dyersville, Iowa, for the second edition of MLB’s Field of Dreams Game. The game is a living tribute to the iconic 1989 film “Field of Dreams” that starred Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Amy Madigan, and the late Ray Liotta that was in …

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DC After 'Batgirl': 'Joker 2' Paydays, the Search for New Kevin Feige

DC After ‘Batgirl’: ‘Joker 2’ Paydays, the Search for New Kevin Feige

When Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav spoke to investors on Aug. 4, the very first question was about his decision, announced two days earlier, to cancel the release of DC comics adaptation “Batgirl,” taking the HBO Max production (as well as “Scoob!: Holiday Haunt”) as a tax write- down instead. If Zaslav hoped his …

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Meta injecting code into websites visited by its users to track them, research says | Meta

Meta, the owner of Facebook and Instagram, has been rewriting websites its users visit, letting the company follow them across the web after they click links in its apps, according to new research from an ex-Google engineer. The two apps have been taking advantage of the fact that users who click on links are taken …

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