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A Republican Raid, NASA's Venus Plans, and More News

1 hour 7 min ago
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Endures Another Grilling on Capitol Hill

1 hour 14 min ago
Appearing before lawmakers, the Facebook CEO is questioned sharply about Libra and discrimination. He's also compared favorably with President Trump. 
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Why Did Oklahoma’s Sooner Schooner Tip Over?

2 hours 15 min ago
A physicist explains how a touchdown celebration went awry and offers some advice for future designers of covered wagons.
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Why Republicans Storming a SCIF Puts National Security at Risk

2 hours 19 min ago
House Republicans barged into a secure facility uninvited Wednesday, creating a host of problems in the process.
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Why Zuckerberg’s Embrace of Mayor Pete Should Worry You

3 hours 27 min ago
Some in Silicon Valley see the technocratic wonder boy from South Bend as a safe alternative to the big-tech crackdown promised by Elizabeth Warren.
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NASA Wants to Send a Probe to the Hellish Surface of Venus

4 hours 45 min ago
The longest a spacecraft has survived on Earth's "evil twin" is just 127 minutes. Now NASA is building one to last 60 days.
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The Acid Sludge Streaming Out of Germany's Coal Mines

9 hours 7 min ago
Even as it works to develop greener energy sources, the country is still dependent on highly pollutive lignite mining.
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Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Review: Not Much New, But Still a Lot to Love

10 hours 7 min ago
As updates go, this one is minor. But the Surface Pro is still a major player in portable productivity.
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Technology Will Keep Us From Running Out of Stuff

10 hours 7 min ago
Opinion: Such dire warnings ignore the force of capitalism and technological progress, what Abraham Lincoln called "the fuel of interest to the fire of genius.
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As Pedestrian Deaths Spike, Feds Take on Fanciful Crosswalks

11 hours 7 min ago
The federal government wants an Iowa city to revert a crosswalk celebrating the LGBTQ community to the standard zebra design. It’s a growing pattern.
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Taika Waititi Has Even Bigger Plans for 'Thor: Love and Thunder'

12 hours 7 min ago
WIRED sat down with the director to talk about everything from 'Jojo Rabbit' to soccer. And yes, he knows about the Captain Marvel and Valkyrie shipping.
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Maybe It’s Not YouTube’s Algorithm That Radicalizes People

12 hours 7 min ago
In a new report, Penn State political scientists say that it's not the recommendation engine, but the communities that form around right-wing content.
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Should Europe Regulate American Tech Companies?

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 19:00
Four technology policy experts debate whether the EU has declared war on Silicon Valley.
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NASA's Biggest Telescope Yet, Facebook's 2020 Plan, and More News

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 18:16
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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How to Watch Mark Zuckerberg’s Libra Testimony in Congress

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 17:58
The Facebook CEO will appear before the House Financial Services Committee—ostensibly to discuss the cryptocurrency, but the questions could range far beyond.
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Polestar's First EV Is a Track-Happy Challenge to Tesla's Model 3

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 15:24
With its first fully electric car, Polestar delivers a fully evolved sedan engineered for economy and more than enough performance.
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Facebook's Plan for 2020 Is Too Little, Too Late, Critics Say

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 13:01
The social media company says it will more closely monitor foreign outlets, and warn users when posts are considered false—unless they're from politicians. 
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Scientists Are Literally Spinning Up Lab-Grown Meat

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 08:00
Researchers take inspiration from cotton candy to make a gelatin scaffolding, which could help realize the dream of more sustainable steaks and chicken breasts.
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Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL Review: Almost the Best

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 07:00
For once, Google’s latest phone falls short. Its predecessor is just as good ... and cheaper
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Drugstores Are in the Sweet Spot for Drone Deliveries

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 07:00
UPS has a deal with CVS, and Google sibling Wing is making deliveries for Walgreens in Virginia.
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