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The Science Behind Home Disaster Preparedness Kits Is a Disaster

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:02
Officials are pushing for extreme self-sufficiency when the next hurricane, earthquake, or other catastrophe hits, but the advice can be unclear and impractical.
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Books: DeRay Mckesson and Michiko Kakutani Reckon With Trump and Truth

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:00
The writers explore, in essay and memoir, the crucial ways reality has crumbled.
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Amazon’s Alexa Upgrades Give the Voice Assistant New Listening Powers

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:15
Amazon announced new listening features for Alexa, part of a suite of upgrades to the voice assistant that will expand its ability to understand the world around it.
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Invisible Swarms of Particles Envelop Us All. Come Have a Look

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:00
Scientists have demonstrated a promising technique for measuring and mapping your exposome—the flecks of animate and inanimate stuff that surround you at all times.
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Best Running Gear (2018): Shoes, Headphones, Lights, and More

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 09:00
Whether you’re pounding the pavement or cheering your friends on, we have the gear for you.
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GoPro Hero7 Black Review: Not a Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 09:00
Stabilized action-cam footage has gotten a whole lot better.
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Want a Robot to *Really* Get a Grip? Make It Like Baymax

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 09:00
Inflatable graspers don’t have to be taught how to hold something, the way robo-hands do.
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Here's What to Expect from Today's Amazon Hardware Event

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 09:00
Amazon is about to announce a some hardware at an event in Seattle, where Alexa will be the star of the show.
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Amazon Kindle Sale (Fall 2018): Get a Paperwhite For $40 Off

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:00
If you’ve been holding off on that new Kindle, now’s a great time.
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Porsche's Sleek Chargers Will Power up EVs in Just 15 Minutes

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 07:00
The German automaker’s “electric pit stops” promise to put 250 miles of range on the Taycan’s batteries nearly three times faster than a Tesla Supercharger.
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If VCs Aren't Socially Responsible, the Robots Will Win

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 07:00
Social impact in the age of AI must take on a new dimension: the creation of large numbers of service jobs for displaced workers.
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Facebook Dating Is Rolling Out. Here’s How It Differs From Tinder

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 06:00
Facebook starts publicly testing its dating service with users in Colombia today.
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How the HTC Exodus Blockchain Phone Plans to Secure Your Cryptocurrency

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 21:30
HTC starts filling in the details of its so-called blockchain smartphone, expected to launch later this year.
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Wildlife Detective Uses DNA to Link Stolen Ivory to Big Cartels

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:23
A new method looks at the DNA of elephant tusks to pinpoint the crime networks behind disparate stashes of poached ivory.
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DIY Gun Activist Cody Wilson Accused of Child Sexual Assault

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:09
A Texas court issued a warrant for the Defense Distributed founder's arrest on Wednesday.
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Jon M. Chu Shot This Short Film Entirely on an iPhone XS Max

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 13:56
The _Crazy Rich Asians_ director shot a kinetic short for WIRED titled _Somewhere_, and he did the whole thing on a new iPhone.
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John Deere Just Cost Farmers Their Right to Repair

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 13:12
The California Farm Bureau has given away the right of farmers to fix their equipment without going through a dealer.
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The Alt-Right Are Savvy Internet Users. Stop Letting Them Surprise You

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:39
A new study from Data & Society reveals how reactionary, far-right commentators have built an alternative media ecosystem on YouTube: by using the platform exactly as intended.
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PlayStation Classic: Release Date, Price, Specs, How to Pre-Order

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:34
Sony’s upcoming throwback console promises to include such hits as Final Fantasy VII and Ridge Racer.
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The Physics of a Star Wars Bomber Dropping Bombs in Space

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:00
The Empire Strikes Back brought us the TIE bomber—and new physics questions to try to solve.
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