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The Best Security Cameras for Indoors (2020): Wyze, Kami, Nest

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 08:00
We tested and rounded up the best security cameras. All offer helpful notifications and decent video quality, but be mindful to take precautions against unwanted hackers.
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Wildfires Already Threaten the West. Then Came Covid-19

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 08:00
What if you need to mobilize first responders while keeping them socially distanced—and also potentially evacuate whole communities to safety?
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The Case for Reopening Schools

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 08:00
Lots of other countries have decided that it's time to take this step. Why is the US holding back?
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Infrared Cameras Can Spot a Fever, but May Not Slow Covid-19

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 07:00
Workplaces are deploying technology to screen employees who may be sick. But past experience suggests the sensors won't find many infectious people.
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Today's Cartoon: Meeting Backdrop

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 07:00
A Zoom with a (limited) view.
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The Search for a Covid-19 Research Animal Model

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 07:00
In a lab test, two monkeys died from the novel coronavirus. A species that reacts to the virus as humans do may help us find new treatments, but it's a weighty task.
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School's Out—but on 'Minecraft,' Graduation Day Goes On

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 07:00
Graduation ceremonies have been waylaid by pandemic. So some gaming-savvy seniors are taking their send-off to the servers.
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The Pandemic Strands Some Ship Crews at Sea, Others On Shore

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 07:00
Travel restrictions are blocking some marine workers from reaching their assigned ships. That's forcing others on extended tours. 
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Thunderbolt Flaws Expose Millions of PCs to Hands-On Hacking

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 21:00
The so-called Thunderspy attack takes less than five minutes to pull off with physical access to a device, and affects any PC manufactured before 2019.
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What Goes On in a Proton? Quark Math Still Needs Answers

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 20:00
The complex math that governs quark particles is still a mystery—even though a $1 million prize awaits anyone who can figure it out.
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Science Fairs Are Canceled. Maybe That’s Just as Well

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 10:00
It’s time to reconsider these earnest events—and find ways for kids to experience the joyous, collaborative nature of real scientific discovery.
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The Eerie Stillness of Empty Schoolyards

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 10:00
Under the pandemic, the message is clear: school's out for the summer, and maybe even beyond that.
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Elon Musk and Grimes' Baby Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 09:00
The pair named their newborn child X Æ A-12. People are still scratching their heads over how it's pronounced.
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Fantastical Plans Are on Hold, and More Car News This Week

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 09:00
The Covid-19 pandemic will delay the arrival of flying cars, and Google sibling Sidewalk Labs abandons plans to remake part of Toronto's waterfront.
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An Unlikely Partner to Counter Cyberattacks

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 09:00
To combat increasing ransomware attacks on U.S. cities, the National Guard needs help from Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
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8 Best Keyboards for Gaming (And a Little Work, Too)

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 09:00
Whether you're looking to boost your productivity or battle royale stats, these are the best mechanical keyboards for the job.
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The Classic TV Shows and Movies We Keep Rewatching

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 08:00
WIRED staffers share what films and TV series they come back to when they need to feel a little better.
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How to Set Your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to Control Who Sees What

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 07:00
Pick who sees your tweets, posts, and stories—and choose what you want to see, too.
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How Much Is a Human Life Worth, In Dollars?

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 07:00
As the US reopens the economy amid a deadly pandemic, a dire question looms. Let's do the math.
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Quarantine Is a Weirdly Good Time for Animation

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 07:00
Shows like Tooning Out the News can be more easily made from home than live-action TV—and going virtual is giving animators lots of opportunities to shine.
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