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An Energy Evolution: From Delicious to Dirty to Almost Free

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 08:00
A warp-speed history of our quest for cheap energy, from prehistoric hunters to climate change.
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Leaked Audio Reveals Google’s Efforts to Woo Conservatives

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 07:00
“We've recognized that the company is generally seen as liberal by policymakers,” a government-relations executive told Google employees in February.
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The Race to Understand Antarctica’s Most Terrifying Glacier

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 06:00
The Thwaites Glacier is crumbling into the sea. Now scientists must answer two questions: When will it take the plunge? And can our coastal cities be saved?
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Trump’s Limits on Legal Immigration Could Hit Businesses Hard

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 06:00
Today is the last day members of the public can comment on a Trump administration proposal to radically restrict legal immigration.
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Why We All Take the Same Travel Photos

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 06:00
Even before cameras, our globetrotting has always been marked by the urge to capture what we see—and what others saw before us.
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50 Years Later, We Still Don't Grasp the Mother of All Demos

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 11:17
Doug Engelbart didn't just want to show off new technology. He wanted to demonstrate a system for improving humanity.
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Facebook’s and Tumblr’s New Policies Top This Week’s Internet News Roundup

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 09:00
Last week, the blogging platform had a rough go of it. And that was just the beginning.
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Waymo’s Self-Driving Launch, and More This Week in Cars

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 09:00
But the announcement came with serious caveats. Plus: Tesla's Autopilot, May Mobility, and scooters.
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Best Noise-Canceling Headphones (2018): Bose, Sony, Plantronics, and More

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 08:00
These over-ears and earbuds will add some silence and serenity to your day.
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Best Base Layers 2018: Patagonia, Ridge Merino, REI, Columbia

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 08:00
From merino wool to space gel, we put eight different long johns to the outdoor test.
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How Doug Engelbart Pulled off the Mother of All Demos

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
In this excerpt from Valley of Genius, author Adam Fisher sketches how Doug Engelbart came up with many of the ideas of modern computing.
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A New Quantum Paradox Flags Errors in Our View of Reality

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00
A weird thought experiment has shaken up the world of quantum physics by calling into question our assumptions about how the world works.
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Space Photos of the Week: Do You Want to Land on an Asteroid?

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 10:00
A NASA spacecraft has traveled a long way to get a piece of a rock.
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Writer Dale Bailey on Why We Love the Apocalypse So Much

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 09:00
Bailey thinks we're drawn to apocalyptic stories because personal tragedies can feel like the end of the world.
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Quora Hacked, Moscow Ransomware, and More Security News This Week

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 09:00
China accusations, Eastern European bank heists, and more of the week's top security news.
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Rapper 2 Milly Sues Fortnite Over a Cribbed Dance Move. But Can He Win?

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Opinion: Will he prevail in court? We wade into the legal issues behind choreography, copyright, and the Electric Slide precedent.
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17 Best Weekend Deals: Wireless Chargers, Pixel 3, and More

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00
Have you included anything for yourself in your holiday shopping? What about a pair of Bluetooth headphones or PS4 games?
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Manafort and Cohen Sentencing Documents Put Donald Trump in Spotlight

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 20:37
The Mueller investigation has a long way to go, but the worst case scenario seems increasingly likely.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: What the Tumblr Porn Ban Means for Users

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:37
WIRED writer Emily Dreyfuss joins the Gadget Lab to talk about Tumblr's porn ban and where active members of that community are headed next.
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Canada Welcomes AI—But Not All 'Black in AI' Workshop Guests

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:59
More than 100 researchers who hoped to attend a big AI conference in Montreal couldn't get visas.
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