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The 3 Best VR Headsets and Some Games to Play (2020)

12 hours 46 min ago
Virtual reality is more accessible than ever and these headsets can take you there, whether you want a standalone, room-scale, or PC-based experience.
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Geoengineering Is the Only Solution to Our Climate Calamities

12 hours 46 min ago
Altering Earth’s geophysical environment is a moon shot—and it will be the only way to reverse the damage done. It’s time to take it more seriously.
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Mathematical ‘Hocus-Pocus’ Saved Particle Physics

13 hours 46 min ago
Renormalization, a technique that helps bridge the big and the small, has become perhaps the single most important advance in theoretical physics in 50 years.
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The iOS 14 Privacy and Security Features You Should Know

14 hours 46 min ago
The latest update for your iPhone and iPad will make them safer than ever.
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The Best Creams and Tools for Removing Hair: Creams, Wax, and More

14 hours 46 min ago
Shaving can cause razor burn and ingrown hairs. These alternative options might be better for your skin—and sanity.
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As Trump Squeezes China, Alipay’s Star Rises

14 hours 46 min ago
Chinese consumers tap the fintech app to pay bills, order in restaurants, and book appointments. Now it’s preparing for an IPO that could value it at $200 billion.
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Mathematicians May Have Figured Out How ‘Stone Forests’ Form

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 10:00
An NYU team thinks it's finally unlocked the secret to how these mysterious landforms get their interesting shape.
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A Bluetooth Flaw Leaves Billions of Devices Vulnerable

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 09:00
Indictments against Iranian hackers, a Veterans Affairs data breach, and more of the week's top security news.
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Democracy Will Only Work If the Social Media Giants Grow Up

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 09:00
The former chair of the Federal Election Commission argues that the integrity of the 2020 election is largely in the hands of Facebook and Twitter.
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The 6 Best Laptop Stands (2020): Adjustable, Portable, and More

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 09:00
Help your back and posture by raising your computer screen up to eye level.
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What’s Causing the Mass Bird Die-Off in the Southwest?

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 08:00
Thousands of migrating birds have died, perhaps starved by drier conditions related to climate change or by having to fly inland to avoid wildfire smoke.
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A Patient Dies After a Ransomware Attack Hits a Hospital

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 08:00
The outage resulted in a significant delay in treatment. German authorities are investigating the perpetrators on suspicion of negligent manslaughter.
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Why Teens Are Falling for TikTok Conspiracy Theories

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 07:00
Conspiracies like Pizzagate are all over the social media platform. Here’s why they’ve found an audience there.
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How to Set Your Own Default Browser and Email App in iOS 14

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 07:00
Not into Safari or Apple Mail? With the next update, you can (finally) customize your preferences. Here’s what to know before you get started.
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The 943-Dimensional Chess of a Trustworthy Covid-19 Vaccine

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 07:00
Scientists want public confidence. The White House wants an October Surprise. The FDA wants to avoid looking political. Big Pharma wants a win. You’re in the middle.
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19 Best Weekend Deals: Cameras, Apple Gear, and Games

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 07:00
The new 8th-generation iPad is already slightly discounted, alongside headphones, laptops, and PS4 titles like 'Ghosts of Tsushima'.
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Trump’s TikTok Circus Will Have Lasting Consequences

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 13:01
The larger issues around China’s technological rise aren’t going away.
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Dune Is a Hard Book to Adapt

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 12:00
Anyone who's seen David Lynch's 1984 film knows Frank Herbert's book doesn't translate easily to the screen.
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The Progressive Case for a TikTok Sale

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 11:29
A principled, hands-off approach to the internet was easier to defend in the 1990s. Today it makes no sense.
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The 5 Best Cheap Phone Plans (2020): Alternatives to the Big Carriers

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:00
If you’re a Verizon, T-Mobile, or AT&T subscriber, these networks may save you a lot of money each month.
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