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SCIENCE

NASA's New X-57 Electric Plane Looks Goofy But Packs Some Sweet Tech

The X-57's version of shifting into high gear is shutting off its 12 small engines and letting their propellers fold back to become flush with the wing.

GEAR

China's New Supercomputer Puts the US Even Further Behind

China just built the fastest supercomputer in the world. Now the question is whether the US will get back on the board.

CULTURE

Inside the Mind of Steven Spielberg, Hollywood's Big, Friendly Giant

Steven Spielberg has made some of the greatest kids' movies ever. Now he's unleashing his inner child with The BFG.

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