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The CIA Sets Up Shop on Tor, the Anonymous Internet

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 10:06
Even the Central Intelligence Agency has a so-called onion service now.
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Calculate the G’s of Using an Ejection Seat to Blast Out of a Jet

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 09:00
Using a jet's ejection seat to escape in an emergency means weathering some "hurt" level acceleration, as this video shows.
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The Law Being Used to Prosecute Julian Assange Is Broken

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 09:00
Opinion: Julian Assange is being prosecuted under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, a minimally defined statute that can have maximally destructive consequences.
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How the Videogame Aesthetic Flows Into All of Culture

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 09:00
Videogames show us how digital media in general, from YouTube to Twitter, lend themselves easily to the selfsame aesthetics of flow.
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Master & Dynamic MW65 Active Noise-Canceling Wireless Over-Ear Headphones Review: Worth Every Penny

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 08:00
Takes the excellent sound M&D is known for and adds active noise-canceling.
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Why Is Facebook Abetting Trump’s Reckless Foreign Policy?

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 07:00
Facebook and other big tech platforms seem ready to do the Trump administration’s bidding when it comes to how foreign governments use social media.
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How to Teach Kids to Be Independent Thinkers

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 07:00
Esther Wojcicki (mom of Susan, Janet, and Anne) on how to foster creativity in kids.
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Google I/O 2019 Liveblog: All the News as It Happens

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 03:00
Google's developer conference kicks off on May 7 at 10 am Pacific. Follow along with us for analysis and commentary from WIRED's editors.
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The Strange Journey of an NSA Zero-Day Vulnerability—Into Multiple Enemies' Hands

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 02:15
How a "secret" hackable bug found by the NSA was used over by Chinese, North Korean, and Russian hackers to wreak havoc.
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Sunscreen in Your Bloodstream, Google’s Conference, and More News

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 19:30
Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.
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Facebook Can Ban Whomever It Wants. Just Ask Trump's Lawyers

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 17:52
The President says social media bans violate Americans' rights to free speech. In court, his own lawyers have argued the opposite.
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What Israel's Strike on Hamas Hackers Means For Cyberwar

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 16:43
On Sunday, Israeli forces bombed a building that allegedly housed an active Hamas hacking group—a potential first for cyberwar.
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Ian McEwan Doesn't Hate Science Fiction

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 15:00
Recent comments from the author caused some sci-fi fans to bristle. He says he was misunderstood.
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'Game of Thrones' Recap, Season 8 Episode 4: So Much for Breaking the Wheel

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 14:45
The show's story right now is one of regression, of spectacle over humanity—and it's infuriating.
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'Avengers: Endgame' Might Surpass 'Avatar' at the Box Office

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 12:47
Also, 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' has a new trailer. Watch it here.
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The 'Game of Thrones' Starbucks Cup: What's Inside?

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 12:13
One quadruple latte for Tormund in a horn to go, please.
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Microsoft’s Satya Nadella Throws the Doors Open Ahead of Build

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 11:30
The company’s CEO will lay out his vision for openness at Microsoft’s annual developer conference.
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Sunscreen Chemicals Soak All the Way Into Your Bloodstream

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 11:00
But whether that's a health risk remains unclear, according to a new FDA-backed study.
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Star Wars News: George Lucas Worked on the 'Rise of Skywalker' Story

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 09:00
J.J. Abrams and his team met with Lucas while working on the film.
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Seafloor Maps Reveal Underwater Caves, Slopes—and Fault Lines

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 09:00
Drone ships, deep-sea robots, and better sonar are finding unknown seafloor habitats as well as volcanoes, faults, and tsunami-triggering slopes.
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