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Amazon’s Holiday Toy Catalog Is Advertising Parents Actually Want

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:48
And some people are mad they didn't get one.
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The Co-Opting of French Unrest to Spread Disinformation

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:41
In an echo of the US in 2016, accounts linked to Russia and right-wing conspiracy theorists are spreading misinformation on Twitter.
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Congress Blew Its Hearing With Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:29
The House Judiciary Committee spent more time on partisan squabbles than urgent questions around Google's data and privacy practices.
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Burger King’s 1-Cent Whopper Is a Taste of the Robo-Car Future

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:10
With the spread of self-driving technology, gimmicks like the Whopper Detour will become much more pervasive—and a little bit creepy.
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Photo Gallery: A Look at 20 Years of Drought Ravaging Southeast Iran

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:06
Hashem Shakeri documents the loss of the Hamoun Wetlands in Sistan and Baluchestan Province*.
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Don't Ask Jude Law About 'Captain Marvel'—He Fears Snipers

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:26
The actor doesn't want to be the first one taken out for spoiling a secret too soon.
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Cake's Electric Kalk Motorcycle Is a Silent Dirt Biking Joy

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:00
Want to get a rookie into off-roading? Let them ride Cake's $13,000, all-electric motorcycle.
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To Clean Up Space Junk, Some People Grabbed a Net and Harpoon

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:00
The latest efforts to corral space debris employ a wide-ranging bag of tricks including orbital fishing gear, tiny thrusters and 'space feathers.'
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How Shared, Open Data Can Help Us Better Overcome Disasters

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 08:00
Citizen collection of radiation information after Fukushima and of air quality information after California's wildfires should serve as a model.
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15 Smart-Home Gift Ideas (2018): Ecobee, Dyson, Wemo, and More

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 08:00
Robot vacuums, smart thermostats, and more awesome gift ideas for that person in your life who can activate everything in their home with a sneeze.
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How to Use Siri Shortcuts to Get Through Your Daily Grind

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:00
Siri Shortcuts might be the virtual assistant's most useful feature yet.
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Crispr Scandal: How Do You Publish a Scientific Villain's Data?

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:00
The scientific community is at a loss over how, and whether, to publish the controversial gene-editing work of He Jiankui.
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Elon Musk Abuses Tesla Autopilot on *60 Minutes*

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 20:18
By ignoring his company's instructions, Musk risked making the public even more confused about how to safely use the semi-autonomous system.
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5 Questions Congress Should Ask Google's Sundar Pichai

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:58
Google's CEO will testify before the House Judiciary Committee in a hearing focused on transparency and search practices.
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Earth's Depths Are Teeming With Otherworldly Microbes

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:46
Scientists have discovered a vast subterranean ecosystem of microbial life deep underground, stretching our sense of life's limits.
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Google+ Exposed Data of 52.5 Million Users and Will Shut Down in April

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:19
A month after Google had already decided to shut down Google+, a new bug made its problems much, much worse.
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Watch the New 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' Trailer Now

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:18
Plus: Aquaman just made a big splash in China, and Netflix is getting closer to an Oscar.
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The Science of Growing a Perfect Christmas Tree

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:00
Is your tree robust to cold? Do its needles cling to their branches? Christmas tree scientists ask these questions so we don't have to.
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Best Wireless Gaming Headsets (2018): PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:00
No matter your gaming system, these are the best wireless gaming headsets out there.
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TuSimple's Robo-Truck Cameras See Twice as Far as Any Lidar

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 08:00
The self-driving startup's computer vision-wielding truck drives like a champion—until a system freeze cuts a test drive short.
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