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In the Walking Capitals of the World, Drivers Still Rule the Road

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 07:00
In sub-Saharan Africa, about half of travelers move around by foot. Yet in its cities, conditions for pedestrians remain incredibly dangerous.
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Trump's Tweets Force Twitter Into a High-Wire Act

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 19:09
By hiding but not deleting the president's tweets, the platform has struck a difficult balance to approach a nearly impossible situation.
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There Are Rumors 'Kingdom Hearts' Is Getting a Disney+ Show

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 18:42
Also, the next 'Fortnite' season is being pushed back again.
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What's Next for SpaceX's Crewed Mission to the ISS?

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 16:48
On Saturday, the company will take a second run at launching astronauts to the International Space Station. But only if a lot of things go right.
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George Floyd and the Illusion of Progress

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 15:44
One image from the Minneapolis protests is snapshot of an America that has not changed all the much.
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'Minecraft Dungeons' Makes Dungeon Crawlers Accessible to All

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 10:00
Fans of the genre may think it's too simple, but this is a game for kids—and there's nothing wrong with that.
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Philips Soup Maker Review: Perfect for Folks Who Hate to Cook

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 10:00
This dedicated device renders an already simple kitchen chore—crafting hot soups—even simpler.
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Trump, Twitter, and the Failed Politics of Appeasement

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 09:00
Plus: The origins of Section 230, the future of cities, and the tipping point for rats.
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‘Oumuamua Might Be a Giant Interstellar Hydrogen Iceberg

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 09:00
It isn’t an alien spaceship, but new research suggests the first known interstellar object to grace our solar system could be something even stranger.
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Trump’s Fight With Twitter Finally Grew Teeth. Now What?

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 08:00
This week, Gilad Edelman joins us to discuss the White House’s move against tech platforms, and how talk of the November election led us to this moment.
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Everyone's Ordering Delivery, but Apps Aren't Making Money

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 08:00
With dining rooms closed, more people are using Uber Eats, Grubhub, and DoorDash. But the services face a challenge to satisfy both consumers and restaurants.
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Covid-19 Testing Is Expensive. It Doesn't Have to Be

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 08:00
The diagnostics industry favors wealthy countries, but the rest of the world needs tests, too. Stanford bioengineer Manu Prakash thinks "frugal science can help.
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Propella 7-Speed Review: A Great Ebike and a Killer Deal

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 08:00
Looking to get around safely? This sleek new electric bike costs as much as a year's worth of bus tickets.
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There Can Be No Compromise In the Trump vs. Twitter Beef

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 07:00
Having failed to curb the president's falsehoods, social platforms have reached a dispiriting impasse.
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Women Have Always Worked From Home

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 07:00
Quarantine has meant something different for men than it has for women—just look at who’s doing what.
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Some Nursing Homes Escaped Covid-19—Here's What They Did Right

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 07:00
As states start to reopen, senior care facilities must balance the needs of residents against the potential for more deadly Covid-19 outbreaks.
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6 Best Sunrise Alarm Clocks (2020): Homelabs, Philips, Casper

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 07:00
No bedroom window? No problem. These sun simulators might just make it easier to wake up and catch z's.
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Walmart Employees Are Out to Show Its Anti-Shoplifting AI Doesn't Work

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 07:00
The retailer denies there is any widespread issue with the software, but a group expressed frustration—and public health concerns.
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'The Vast of Night' Reboots the Glee of UFO Conspiracy Culture

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 07:00
Amazon Studios’ new lo-fi, sci-fi flick, which is fittingly screening at select drive-ins, is a respite.
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Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Is Purely for Show

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 16:38
The president has targeted Twitter, Facebook, and other platforms, but has little actual power over how they operate.
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