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Melting Glaciers Are Helping Capture Carbon

1 hour 24 min ago
Glaciers melting under the weight of global warming can help sequester carbon, making such watersheds a previously unrecognized CO~2~ sink.
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Want to Burn $9 Million to Go 236 MPH? Try the New Bugatti

2 hours 24 min ago
The Bugatti Centodieci pays homage to the EB110, and packs 1,600 horsepower into a W16 engine (basically two V8s).
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Beware the Epiphany-Industrial Complex

2 hours 51 min ago
The 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment may have been thoroughly debunked, but its influence lives on in facile TED talks and interpretations of science that purport to deliver insights into the human condition.
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Reddit Now Lets You Livestream. What Could Go Wrong?

3 hours 24 min ago
The platform is running a weeklong experiment called RPAN to see how Redditors use new livestreaming capabilities.
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Colonies of Aggressive, Social Spiders Boom After a Hurricane

5 hours 24 min ago
Add skittering groups of extra-bold spiders to the list of post-storm delights. As if flooded homes and downed trees aren't enough.
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Today's Cartoon: If You Thought Robocalls Were Bad…

7 hours 24 min ago
The moral of the story is, don't pick up the phone.
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Alt-Meat Trounces Animal Meat's Massive Inefficiencies

7 hours 24 min ago
Opinion: Animal meat production is slow, rigid, and wasteful. Plant- and cell-based meat production is swift, nimble, and sustainable.
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Uber’s $5 Billion Loss, Boeing’s 787 Trouble, and More Car News

7 hours 24 min ago
Plus: A crippled plane lands in a cornfield, beam-bedeviled bus terminal reopens, and a clever license plate goes awry.
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To Power AI, This Startup Built a Really, Really Big Chip

7 hours 54 min ago
Many computer chips are smaller than your fingernail. Cerebras' new chip for AI systems is bigger than a standard iPad.
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A Fungus Could Wipe Out the Banana Forever

8 hours 24 min ago
Tropical Race 4 has spread to the region where most exported bananas are grown.
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Dive Into the Existential Escapism of the Fish Tube

9 hours 24 min ago
The salmon-shooter is the latest—and darkest—in a long line of "I don't wanna be here" memes.
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When Influencers Switch Platforms—and Bare It All

10 hours 24 min ago
You follow them on Instagram, admiring their bodies, envying their lifestyles. And then they get intimate on OnlyFans. The influencers are now obtainable.
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Netflix's Carla Engelbrecht Chooses Her Own Adventures

10 hours 24 min ago
The master of nonlinear TV creates shows that demand to be played, not just watched. But when you determine your own path, you have to face the consequences.
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We Can Be Heroes: How the Nerds Are Reinventing Pop Culture

10 hours 24 min ago
Harry Potter–loving, TV-debating, fanfic-writing enthusiasts have emerged from the underground to dominate—and shape—the mainstream.
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Upstart Crossword Puzzle Builders Get Their Point Across (and Down)

10 hours 24 min ago
A new wave of crossword creators started to notice something: The old guard didn't have a clue. Now this band of enthusiasts is thinking outside the boxes.
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How Fans Are Remaking Entertainment in Their Own Image

10 hours 24 min ago
The nerds are now in charge. They're now the creators of culture—the participants, the coauthors, the influencers, the storytellers.
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The Poem on the Statue of Liberty Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 09:00
Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, thinks the poem on the Statue of Liberty could use a rewrite. Yes, really.
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Form Swim Goggles Review: Fitness Tracking at the Pool

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 08:00
Form is moving the swim watch from your wrist to your face. Our review of its fitness-tracking augmented reality goggles.
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A Brief History of Vanity License Plates Gone Wrong

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 07:00
The stories might sound unbelievable, but they’re all real—and a cautionary tale for anyone who wants to get clever at the DMV.
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Robot Coffee Tastes Great, But at What Cost? (About $5)

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 07:00
Coffee Haus makes coffee drinks 100 times an hour in its robotic kiosks. No humans required.
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