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Flattened Fluids Help Scientists Understand Oceans and Atmospheres

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 07:00
By squeezing fluids into flat sheets, researchers can get a handle on the strange ways that turbulence feeds energy into a system instead of eating it away.
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'Sorry to Bother You' Review: A Dizzying Satire That Hungers for Truth

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 07:00
Boots Riley’s filmmaking debut is a deliciously untame allegory about the exploitation of labor and land.
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The Future of Former EPA Chief Scott Pruitt's Anti-Science Legacy

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 16:13
Pruitt's replacement might be more effective at gutting environmental protection than Pruitt himself.
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Sonos' IPO Filing Shows Risks of Relying on Amazon and Apple

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 15:47
The maker of smart speakers connects to virtual assistants like Amazon's Alexa. But Amazon sells its own speakers, making for an uneasy partnership.
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Try Out This Physics Problem With a Baseball and a Neighbor

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:00
The best questions are always the ones that don't have a single clear answer.
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Campsite Cooking Gear: Combekk, Igloo, Coleman, Bialetti, Cuisinart

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:00
Here's some choice equipment for cooking like a pro in the wild.
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Why 'Ant-Man and the Wasp''s Heroine Is a Crystal Ball for Marvel

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 09:00
Hope Van Dyne is an indication of what Marvel's superheroines will look like in the future.
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The Transformative Power of Snoo, Reddit’s Alien Mascot

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 09:00
It’s a happy accident that the cofounder's hurried sketch left Snoo colorless and genderless, a form onto which everyone could map themselves.
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How To Free Up Space on Your iPhone

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 08:00
Don't let limited storage stop you from taking another Instagram-worthy photo.
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How Facebook Checks Facts and Polices Hate Speech

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 07:00
Chief Product Officer Chris Cox talks to WIRED about disinformation, filter bubbles, and the prospect of regulation.
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How Facebook’s Rise Fueled Chaos and Confusion in Myanmar

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 07:00
The social network exploded in Myanmar, allowing fake news and violence to consume a country emerging from military rule.
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How Pokémon Go Still Dominates Two Years After Its Explosive Debut

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 07:00
Two years after Pokémon Go's launch, a look at how it stuck around—and what that means for augmented reality.
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Never Prebook Your Return Flight From a Rocket Launch

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 07:00
Rocket Lab has scrubbed or delayed each of its first three launch attempts. That’s standard.
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New California Bill Restores Strong Net Neutrality Protections

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 17:03
Lawmaker who pushed changes that critics said gutted the original bill agrees to reinstate sweeping prohibitions on broadband providers.
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The Boat Circling the Planet on Renewable Energy and Hydrogen

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 09:00
The French-built Energy Observer is on a years-long, 50-country tour of the planet, spreading the gospel of fossil fuel–free ocean travel.
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Huawei MateBook X Pro Review: About That Webcam...

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 09:00
Huawei's MateBook X Pro is an incredible laptop with one unforgivable flaw. Our full review.
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How to Take a Screenshot on a Mac

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:00
Because in 2018, you need the receipts.
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Welcome To The Highly Probable World of Improbability

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:00
Humans love to read meaning into the improbable, even when such events—from Germany's World Cup loss to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Congressional win—happen frequently
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The Sooty Logistics of Fighting 2018's First Major Wildfire

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:00
As the 2018 fire season gets going, a report from Durango, Colorado lays out how firefighters tackle major blazes like the 416 Fire.
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An Astronomer Explains Black Holes at 5 Levels of Difficulty

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:00
His specialty: The structure of the universe. (That's the official name of his research group at NASA.)
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