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The Best Gear for Your Home Tool Kit: Hammers, Screwdrivers, and More

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 09:00
Here’s all the gear you need to handle any DIY job, from basic repairs to more ambitious home improvement projects.
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Tao Clean Sonic Toothbrush Review: Zaps Germs After Each Use

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 08:00
This electric toothbrush nestles into a base station that also cleans and dries the brush head.
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Firefox Launched a New Android App to Lure Users From Chrome

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 08:00
Mozilla has rewritten the app to rely on its own infrastructure rather than Google’s. But will its privacy and UI tweaks convince people to make the switch?
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The Pandemic Could Derail a Generation of Young Scientists

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 07:00
Lost funding, lab access, and publishing opportunities mean PhD students and postdocs are uniquely vulnerable. It doesn't bode well for the field's future.
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The Prince of Georgia Is Big on Instagram

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 07:00
The musician BERA is the son of the the country's former prime minister and richest man. When  street protests arose in Tbilisi, I went to check on him.
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How to Create Your Own Custom Google Home Routines

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 07:00
The whole point of a smart speaker is to make your life easier. Here's how to take yours to the next level.
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The Bathroom of Tomorrow: Shower & Bath Tech of 2020

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 07:00
Bathrooms are getting smarter, smelling nicer, making you sweat, cooling you down, and, of course, still graciously accepting your waste.
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Why Hurricane Laura’s Storm Surge Could Be ‘Unsurvivable’

Wed, 08/26/2020 - 18:57
The deadliest aspect of a hurricane is the storm surge. And Louisiana and Texas are about to get hit with a massive wall of water.
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A California Wildfire Nearly Destroyed the Historic Lick Observatory

Wed, 08/26/2020 - 15:12
The state's apocalyptic blazes have burned 2,000 square miles in 10 days. Here's how they almost claimed a 130-year-old astronomical icon.
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The Future of American Industry Depends on Open Source Tech

Wed, 08/26/2020 - 10:02
Instead of launching into a costly trade war with China, we need to fully embrace the fastest, safest, and most democratic way of advancing technology.
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Best Sonos Setup: Which Speakers and Soundbars Should You Buy?

Wed, 08/26/2020 - 09:00
From the Move to the Beam, we've tested every speaker from the venerable brand. We like them all—but here are the best picks to fit your lifestyle.
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Steely Eyes, Tragic Ends: The Bromantic Theory of History

Wed, 08/26/2020 - 08:00
It’s no exaggeration to say that emotional affairs of the male heart can influence technology and geopolitics.
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Ransomware Has Gone Corporate. Where Will It End?

Wed, 08/26/2020 - 07:00
The DarkSide operators are just the latest group to adopt a veneer of professionalism—while at the same time escalating the consequences of their attacks.
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A Ball of Bacteria Survived for 3 Years ... in Space!

Wed, 08/26/2020 - 07:00
New research from the Japanese Tanpopo mission adds to scientists' understanding of how living organisms can endure the hostile environment.
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The FDA's Approach to Covid-19 Is a Bloody Mess

Tue, 08/25/2020 - 15:53
It's already looking shaky and politicized on the subject of convalescent plasma. What will happen with vaccines?
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You Hate 'The Legend of Korra' for All the Wrong Reasons

Tue, 08/25/2020 - 14:07
It’s not that Korra is a bad protagonist. It’s that she isn’t Aang—and that’s fine to say.
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The First Repeat Covid-19 Infection Case Isn’t All Bad News

Tue, 08/25/2020 - 13:51
A report from Hong Kong provides the first credible evidence that it’s possible to catch the virus twice. Some immunologists are breathing a sigh of relief.
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Nomad Base Station Pro Wireless Charger: An AirPower Alternative

Tue, 08/25/2020 - 12:08
Nomad’s Base Station Pro can charge multiple devices at once without needing to place them just so on the mat.
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Wahoo Fitness Kickr Smart Trainer Review: Brings the Backroads Indoors

Tue, 08/25/2020 - 09:00
The newest update to this smart bicycle trainer improves—and futureproofs—the indoor riding experience.
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Colgate Hum Review: A Smart Toothbrush That Nails App-Guided Brushing

Tue, 08/25/2020 - 08:00
The smart toothbrush perfects connected brushing tech—and costs a fraction of the price of its competitors.
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