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An Itty-Bitty Robot That Lifts Off Like a Sci-Fi Spaceship

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 08:00
Ion propulsion is a fantastical new way to power robots by accelerating ions instead of burning fuel or spinning rotors.
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Can't Set Off Fireworks? Try These Science-Backed Alternatives

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 07:00
Blowing things up is a basic part of the Fourth of July. Here's what to try when fireworks aren't an option.
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4th of July Sales (2019): 25 Best Tech Deals This Weekend

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 07:00
If you're looking for outdoor and indoor essentials, you can save a lot of cash this Independence Day weekend.
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In Season 3, 'Stranger Things' Rediscovers Its Groove

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 07:00
The Netflix show roars back by sticking to one core rule: Keep the dark stuff dark and the light stuff light.
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Tesla Model 3 Crash Results, Europe's Record Heat, and More News

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 17:08
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Lizzo's 'Juice' Is the Most Patriotic Song of 2019

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 12:46
It's not just any old anthem—drenched as it is in themes of self-love and optimism—but the anthem.
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Mapping Apps for Camping and Hiking: AllTrails, Gaia, Topo Maps+

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 09:00
Don't lose yourself out there. Download one of these trail mapping apps to make sure you can always find your way, whether you have cell service or not.
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NASA Needs to Out-Crazy Elon Musk

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 09:00
Opinion: The once-revolutionary space agency is being upstaged by unapologetic capitalists. Here's how it can reclaim its relevance.
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What Makes a Good Cooler (According to Physics)?

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 09:00
You're not so much keeping the "coldness" in, but keeping the heat out. How well a cooler can do this will depend on three key factors: insulation, air, and ice.
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Facebook’s New Content Moderation Tools Put Posts in Context

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 08:00
The audit noted that asking reviewers "to consider whether the user was condemning or discussing hate speech, rather than espousing it, may reduce errors.”
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REI 4th of July Sale: 13 Summer Outdoors Deals for 2019

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 08:00
If you need a water bottle, tent, or a really cool hoodie, it's all on sale at REI's 4th of July Sale on outdoor apparel, accessories, and gear.
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Spider-Man Is Back ... But Why All Dressed in Black?

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 08:00
The new cinematic Spider-Man follows the comic-book tradition of putting characters in new clothes to illustrate character development.
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Intel's New Chip Wizard Has a Plan to Bring Back the Magic

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 07:00
Jim Keller, who joined Intel last year after stints at AMD, Apple, and Tesla, says Moore's law isn't dead, but needs a new, broader interpretation.
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How Extreme Heat Overwhelms Your Body and Becomes Deadly

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 07:00
Europe's record-breaking heat wave serves as a warning of just how dangerous high temperatures can be.
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Everything You Should Read, Watch, and Listen To Over the July 4th Weekend

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 07:00
You have a long holiday weekend ahead. Here are some quality ways to spend it.
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Tesla Model 3 Can Survive a Crash—and Avoid One, Too

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 04:00
The Model 3 scores well in European crash testing, a day after Tesla reported a quarterly record for deliveries.
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Bentley's New Hybrid Hides Its Luxury From the Masses

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 19:00
The Bentley Bentayga Hybrid can go from 0 to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds and deliver more than 500 pound-feet of torque. And the windshield wipers are hidden.
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Noah Schnapp of 'Stranger Things' Has a Crush on Zendaya

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 18:53
Get in line behind Spider-Man, friend.
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Airport Facial Recognition, How Abusers Exploit Basic Apps, and More News

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 17:53
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Caroline Criado Perez Explains the 'Gender Data Gap'

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 13:54
In this WIRED Q&A, author Caroline Criado Perez explains how elements of the modern world were designed more for men than women.
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