December 22, 2015

The Short: 'Google and Ford Will Reportedly Team Up To Build Self-Driving Cars'

by Catherine Shu

"Being the first company to strike a deal with Google, however, may give Ford an edge over rivals, including Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volvo, and Tesla, that are also working on self-driving cars and eager to get them to market."

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The Long: 'In Deep: The World of Extreme Cavers'

by Burkhard Bilger

"On his thirteenth day underground, when he’d come to the edge of the known world and was preparing to pass beyond it, Marcin Gala placed a call to the surface. He’d travelled more than three miles through the earth by then, over stalagmites and boulder fields, cave-ins and vaulting galleries."

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