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Scrubbing Your House Of Bacteria Could Clear The Way for Fungus

A new study in Brazil finds that urban apartments have more diverse fungi — some healthy, some potentially not — than villages in the Amazon rainforest.

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Public Impeachment Inquiry Hearings To Begin Next Week

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff announced his panel will take public testimony in the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump starting Nov. 13.

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The Real Meaning Behind Arson Frog

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 11:37
The absurd meme says a lot about generational divides. OK, boomer?
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Tuesday's Elections Show Impeachment Might Not Boost GOP As Much As It Hoped

Trump's campaign may be raising lots of money off impeachment, but it may not be firing up rural voters as Republicans thought it would. That and 6 other lessons from Tuesday's elections.

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Pixel 1, RIP: Google Ends Support After Just Three Years

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 11:00
The original Google Pixel didn't make the cut for this month's Android security patches. 
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The Cygnus space freighter is attached to the Unity module

NASA Image of the Day - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:00
The U.S. Cygnus space freighter from Northrop Grumman is pictured in the grips of the Canadarm2 robotic arm as it was installed to the Unity module for 70 days of cargo transfers.
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Measurements Are Often Full of Lies—and That's OK

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:00
Does a balance measure mass or weight? This common question reveals a core confusion about lab instruments: It's not always obvious what they measure.
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China's Sprawling Movie Sets Put Hollywood to Shame

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:00
Full-scale replica of the Forbidden City? Check.
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CRISPR Approach To Fighting Cancer Called 'Promising' In 1st Safety Test

Attempts to use the gene-editing tool CRISPR to develop a treatment for cancer seem safe and feasible in the earliest findings from the first three patients. "So far, so good," scientists say.

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Scammers Are Exploiting a Firefox Bug to Freeze Your Browser

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 09:00
Fraudulent tech-support sites are causing the browser to lock up and display a disturbing message. Force quitting is the only way out.
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The Air Ambulance Billed More Than The Lung Transplant Surgeon

After Tom Saputo underwent double lung transplant surgery in 2018, he was stunned by the more than $11,000 bill for his share of a 27-mile air ambulance ride from one hospital to another.

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The 8 Best Robot Vacuums for Every Home and Budget (2019)

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 08:00
We've tested dozens of robot vacuums. Whether you're up against pet hair, carpet, or hardwood floors, we have a pick for you.
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Amazon Echo Buds Review: Alexa Is Ready for Your Ears

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 07:00
Amazon's first wirefree earbuds let you take Alexa anywhere.
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If You Want a Robot to Learn Better, Be a Jerk to It

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 07:00
When humans give robots “tough love” by trying to knock objects out of their hands, it actually helps them find the best ways to hold things.
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Can Trump Legally Out The Whistleblower? Experts Say It Would Not Violate Any Laws

Legal experts say, however, there could be other consequences for the president, including the possibility of an article of impeachment.

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'A Disaster': Impeachment Could Sideline Senators In 2020 Presidential Campaign

An impeachment trial could keep Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and other senators running for president stuck in Washington in the final weeks before the Iowa caucuses.

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Novelist Ernest J. Gaines Dies at Age 86

He won awards for his depictions of rural Louisiana featuring universal themes of hard work, sacrifice and resilience. His book The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman became a much-honored TV movie.

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