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Andrew Yang Wants a Thorium Reactor by 2027. Good Luck, Buddy

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 09:00
The presidential candidate backs a type of reactor that promises cleaner, safer nuclear energy. But it may not be the best way to ditch fossil fuels.
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The Bizarre Aye-Aye Isn’t Giving Us the Finger After All

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 08:00
The primate uses its long middle finger to fish for grubs. But scientists just discovered its “pseudothumb,” meaning it's got six digits, not five.
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Today’s Cartoon: Don’t Feed the Robot

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 07:00
Robot vacuums can help clean plates, too.
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Inside Apple’s High-Flying Bid to Become a Streaming Giant

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 06:00
With Ron Moore’s space-race drama “For All Mankind”, Apple is betting on marquee names and lush production to get its TV+ service off the ground. Can it achieve orbit?
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These Startups Are Building Tools to Keep an Eye on AI

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 06:00
The software can help developers constrain their creations so they don't make bad decisions.
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So Long, Supply Drops: *Call of Duty* Ditches Loot Boxes

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 10:00
In the upcoming *Modern Warfare*, players will have to unlock all weapons and attachments through gameplay. 
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Cars Aren't Going Anywhere, and More Transportation News This Week

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 09:00
Plus, we investigate a new, tiny jet engine for cargo-touting drones, and check out Volvo's first electric car. 
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Trump's Pelosi Tweet Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 09:00
The president’s attack didn’t quite go over as planned. Also, Lady Gaga wants to know what Fortnite is.
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How to Pick the Best Roku: A Guide to Each Model (2019)

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 08:00
There are 7 Rokus for sale, and the differences between them are confusing. We break down exactly which Roku is best for your TV.
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6 Best Camera Accessories for Android and iPhone (2019)

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 08:00
Assemble a photo studio you can carry in a backpack or messenger bag.
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Computers Are Learning to Read—But They're *Still* Not So Smart

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 08:00
A tool called BERT can now outperform us on advanced reading-comprehension tests. It's also revealed how far AI has to go.
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How to Control the Privacy of Your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat Posts

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 07:00
Whether it's Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Snapchat, lock down who can see what you're up to.
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The Beats Powerbeats Pro Are $50 Off Right Now

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 07:00
Our favorite wireless workout buds are down to $250 to $200 right now.
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Space Photos of the Week: Reading the Universe in Infrared

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 10:00
Telescopes that see things in a different spectrum show us the hidden secrets of the stars. 
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WeWork’s Failure is SoftBank’s Day Of Reckoning

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 09:00
Opinion: Venture capitalists need to take stock of reality after all the blitzscaling.
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All Hail the Blob, the Smart Slime Mold Confounding Science

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 09:00
A Parisian zoo has opened an unusual new exhibit: a blob of slime mold with almost 720 sexes.
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Stan Lee's *A Trick of Light* Explores the Internet's Dark Side

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 09:00
The superhero novel was one of the Marvel Comics co-creator's final projects. 
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Masterbuilt 330G Propane Smoker Review: As Good as Wood

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 08:00
Some pit masters may look down on smoking with propane, but this smoker could convert them.
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The Air Force Ditches Its Nuclear Command Floppy Disks

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 08:00
A Samsung Galaxy 10 fingerprint goof, a Tor impostor, and more of the week's top security news.
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Congress Still Doesn't Have an Answer for Ransomware

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 08:00
As data hijackers continue to target local governments and hospitals, legislators remain stymied over how best to address the problem.
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