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Microfibers Are the New Microbeads. Grab Your Pitchforks

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 08:00
We must declare war on microfibers. But keeping the tiny plastics out of the environment won’t be so easy as an outright ban.
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A Cow, a Controversy, and a Dashed Dream of More Humane Farms

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 07:00
The gene-edited bull was a marvel, with calves who'd inherited his trait. But a surprise in his DNA ignited a scientific feud and doomed them all.
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An AI Pioneer Wants His Algorithms to Understand the 'Why'

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 07:00
Deep learning is good at finding patterns in reams of data, but can't explain how they're connected. Turing Award winner Yoshua Bengio wants to change that.
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How to Donate or Recycle Your Lego Bricks

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 03:01
The toy company has partnered with a logistics company to collect, wash, and redistribute used Lego pieces as part of its sustainability goal.
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Ancient Sippy Cups, A Full-Control Android Hack, and More News

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 18:27
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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'Joker' Just Broke a Big Box Office Record

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 11:56
Also, here are some spankin' new trailers for 'Picard', 'The Expanse', 'The Walking Dead', 'Star Trek: Discovery', 'Riverdale', and more.
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Most Deepfakes Are Porn, and They're Multiplying Fast

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 10:00
Researchers worry that doctored videos may disrupt the 2020 election, but a new report finds that 96 percent of deepfakes are pornographic.
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Star Wars News: 'The Rise of Skywalker' Won't Retcon 'Last Jedi'

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 09:00
J.J. Abrams says he never found himself "trying to repair anything" while working on the forthcoming movie.
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Airbnb Wants to Send You to Antarctica. Don't Fall for It

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 09:00
The company is seeking five volunteers to go collect snow samples, but the stunt looks more like advertising than actual science.
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Killing "Dead-End Jobs" Only Hurts Us

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 09:00
Opinion: We can't let automation eliminate "on-ramp" jobs, which offer experience, education, and connections.
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We Asked Author Shea Serrano What Movies Must Be Made

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 08:00
Hollywood needs ideas. We asked the leader of the #FOHArmy what movies he'd make if he ran a studio.
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Tespo Connect Review: A Noisy, Messy Failure

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 08:00
Tespo's machine dispenses personalized vitamins, but it's not worth the counter space.
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The Nobel Prize in Medicine Goes to Your Body’s Oxygen Detector

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 07:48
Three scientists won the award for uncovering the molecular switch that regulates how cells behave when oxygen levels drop.
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The Style Maven Astrophysicists of Silicon Valley

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 07:00
You know who knows machine learning? People who look at the stars all day. And when it comes to what constellations of clothes and shows and music you will like, some of the same principles apply.
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Today’s Cartoon: Ghosted

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 07:00
He died as he lived.
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The Ties That Bind Facebook's Libra

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 07:00
Facebook says its cryptocurrency will be managed by an independent group, but an analysis finds more than half of the members have links back to the social media giant.
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15 Best Bluetooth Speakers of 2019: Every Need and Budget

Sun, 10/06/2019 - 09:00
WIRED's favorite portable Bluetooth speakers of all shapes and sizes, from waterproof clip-ons to a massive boombox.
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Talk of Alligator-Filled Moats Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 10/06/2019 - 09:00
A moat stocked with reptiles was apparently one of the ideas that President Trump had for fortifying a wall along America’s southern border.
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Smart Summons from Tesla, Drones from UPS, and More Car News

Sun, 10/06/2019 - 09:00
Plus: A new “flying car” from Kitty Hawk.
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Prepare for the Deepfake Era of Web Video

Sun, 10/06/2019 - 08:00
“We’re going to get more and more of this content and it’s probably going to get of better quality,” says Sam Gregory of the human-rights nonprofit Witness.
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