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Nonprofits on Facebook Get Hacked—Then They Really Need Help

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 07:00
Facebook is an enormous platform for charitable giving, but some nonprofit leaders say there aren’t enough resources when something goes wrong.
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An Eye-Scanning Lie Detector Is Forging a Dystopian Future

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 07:00
EyeDetect is pitched as more efficient and accurate than a polygraph, but a WIRED investigation found that a reliable lie detector is still a fantasy.
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China Is Both the Best and Worst Hope for Clean Energy

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 07:00
China is the world’s biggest polluter but a leader in renewable energy, making it the country to watch at this week's climate summit in Poland.
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Watch the New ‘Captain Marvel’ Trailer Now

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 22:42
Behold Carol Danvers in all of her 1990s glory.
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A Sleeping Tesla Driver Highlights Autopilot's Biggest Flaw

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 20:27
California Highway Patrol officers used a clever trick to stop a Tesla going 70 mph with a sleeping man at the wheel.
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How Would NYC's Anti-AirDrop Dick Pic Law Even Work?

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 16:50
The bill's sponsors want cyber flashers to face the same consequences as their offline counterparts, but there are technical and legal hurdles.
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The Truth About Facebook's Fake Quest to Connect the World

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 16:34
Facebook exes assured employees that the cash-rich business of amassing users was a moral imperative. To survive, the company must revise its mission.
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New Scam Apps Take Advantage of iPhone Touch ID

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 15:50
Touch ID is seamless, which makes it great for unlocking your phone—and for App Store scammers.
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Thousands of Unstudied Plants May Be at Risk of Extinction

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 15:00
Plants often get short shrift in conservation circles, but machine learning could help botanists save tens of thousands of species.
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A New 'Captain Marvel' Trailer Is Coming Tonight

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 14:49
Plus: 'Ralph' has broken the box office once again.
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A Supercell Storm Chaser Photographs Thundering Formations

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:00
Photographer Mitch Dobrowner has spent the past decade tracking storms across the American heartland.
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Star Wars News: 'Episode IX' Might Feature Lando's Daughter

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:00
Emphasis on the "might." Also, here's some more *Mandalorian* casting news.
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Lenovo Yoga Book C930 Review: E-Ink Just Isn't Our Type

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:00
Lenovo's newest ultraportable Yoga Book replaces the traditional laptop keyboard with an E-Ink variant.
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Porsche Wants You to Use Maps for Exploration—Not Navigation

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:00
The automaker is teaming with Mapbox make in-car maps more than tools for getting from one place to another as efficiently as possible.
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DPS's New Phantom Ski Wax Gives You a Lifetime Speed Boost

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 08:00
The new wax treatment developed in Utah lasts longer than a traditional ski wax and doesn't scrape off, lasting the life of the ski.
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From ‘Buffy’ to ‘Charmed’ to 'Doctor Who,' ‘Woke’ TV Reboots Are Anything But

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 08:00
“Progressive” reimaginings of classic shows like Doctor Who, Buffy, and Charmed often hit a sour note—true inclusion will take more than creative casting.
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Here's a Way to Fight Climate Change: Empower Women

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 07:00
Women are disproportionately affected by climate change, says environmentalist Katherine Wilkerson, but she says there are three distinct ways to make a difference.
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Watch Live: NASA OSIRIS-REx Arrives at Asteroid Bennu

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:01
The space rock could hold clues to the origins of our solar system, and maybe even life on Earth.
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Jeep Unveils the Gladiator Pickup and More This Week in Cars

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 09:00
Americans love their trucks, and the auto industry answered this week with the Jeep Gladiator, Range Rover Evoque, Rivian's electric pickup, and more.
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Paul Manafort Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 09:00
President Trump's former campaign chair returned to the news last week. So did Michael Cohen. And climate change.
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