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Apr 06, 2020

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Review: Flying High
The Galaxy Chromebook has everything you could ever want in a laptop based on the Chrome browser.

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Apr 06, 2020

This Map Shows the Global Spread of Zero-Day Hacking Techniques
The collection of countries using those secret hacking techniques has expanded far beyond the usual suspects.

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Apr 06, 2020

Today's Cartoon: Drone Down
The most dangerous game.

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Apr 06, 2020

The Reality of Covid-19 Is Hitting Teens Especially Hard
The pandemic has been devastating for us adults, but its impact on teenagers is arguably far greater.

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Apr 06, 2020

My Bulletproof Vest and the Illusion of Perfect Protection
I once bought it to keep me safe from gunfire, but these days, what would keep me safe from other people?

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Apr 06, 2020

The Asian Countries That Beat Covid-19 Have to Do It Again
Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan had flattened the curve. Then travelers from the US and Europe began reimporting the virus.

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Apr 05, 2020

Don't Be Fooled by Covid-19 Carpetbaggers
Coronavirus credentialism is rampant and dangerous. Knowing who's legit and who's an opportunist can save lives.

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Apr 05, 2020

GM Pivots to Building Ventilators, and More Car News This Week
The automaker is among several industrial companies applying their mass-manufacturing know-how to making much-needed medical equipment.

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Apr 05, 2020

7 Best Pizza Ovens (2020): Outdoor, Indoor, Gas, and Wood
You want pizza? After months of testing, we picked our favorite portable pizza ovens for backyards, countertops, or camping.

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Apr 05, 2020

A van Gogh Art Heist Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup
Is anyone in the market for a very nice painting.

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Apr 05, 2020

Why Do Matter Particles Come in Threes?
Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg's new paper tackles the mystery of why the laws of nature appear to have been composed in triplicate.

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Apr 05, 2020

2019 Was 'Probably the Worst Year in a Century' for Australia
A new report weighs the damage from record heat and raging bushfires, and concludes that the environmental damage is on an "unprecedented scale."

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Apr 05, 2020

11 Best Meal Kit Delivery Services for Every Kind of Cook (2020)
Considering using meal kits? I spent weeks cooking with boxed ingredients shipped to my door. Here are the best.

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Apr 05, 2020

How a Barbie Polaroid Camera Is Helping Me Shelter in Place
I'd tote this camera and its convenient neck strap to all the hottest pool parties and hip bars, if I wasn't grounded at home by the pandemic.

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Apr 05, 2020

How to Keep Your Zoom Chats Private and Secure
Trolls. Prying bosses. Zoom's a great video chat platform, but a few simple steps also make it a safe one.

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Apr 05, 2020

We Are in the Midst of This Coronavirus Outbreak—Now What?
WIRED editor in chief Nicholas Thompson and senior correspondent Adam Rogers answer reader questions about the scientific and social consequences of the pandemic.

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Apr 05, 2020

To Beat the Coronavirus, Raise an Army of the Recovered
We are at war, and this is our draft. Immunity comes with responsibility.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus Has Created a Sex Boom—but Maybe Not a Baby Boom
Isolated couples are purchasing toys by the bucketload, and activity on dating apps is way up. But more babies might not be on the way.

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Apr 04, 2020

The JavaScript Framework That Puts Web Pages on a Diet
Svelte, created by a graphics editor for the New York Times, has attracted a following among programmers who want their pages to load faster.

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Apr 04, 2020

Space Photos of the Week: Awesome Planets and Ancient Gods
Earth aside, all the planets in our solar system were named after Greek and Roman gods.

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Apr 04, 2020

In Xinjiang, Tourism Erodes the Last Traces of Uyghur Culture
In the far-western reaches of China, the Communist party has long tried to eliminate markers of the Muslim ethnic minority group's identity.

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Apr 04, 2020

Jean-Luc Picard Is the Captain We Need Right Now
The CBS All Access show 'Picard' is a reminder of the flawed perfection of the Star Trek character.

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Apr 04, 2020

Texts From Politicians Could Be More Dangerous Than Ever
With rallies and canvassing on ice, 2020 election campaigns are rapidly turning to peer-to-peer texting, which isn't the panacea it appears to be.

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Apr 04, 2020

A Notorious Spyware Vendor Wants to Track Coronavirus Spread
Plus: An evacuated aircraft carrier, Iranian hackers, and more of the week's top security news.

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Apr 04, 2020

The Physics of an Elephant-Powered Slam Dunk
What could be better than sailing 30 feet through the air for a two-hand jam? Staying home and analyzing it\!

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Apr 04, 2020

With Sports on Hold, Restless Gamblers Turn to Videogames
With sports seasons suspended, the billion-dollar betting industry has set its sights on digital arenas.

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Apr 04, 2020

9 Easy Mess-Free Indoor Activities and Creative Ideas for Kids
Need to keep the kids busy while you work at home? Here are some ideas that won't leave your house looking like it's been glitter bombed.

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Apr 04, 2020

The 16 Best Weekend Deals: Sonos Speakers, Nest Wifi, and More
Everyone's sheltering in place—might as well enjoy your social isolation with better sound and classic videogames.

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Apr 04, 2020

Japan Is Racing to Test a Favipiravir, a Drug to Treat Covid-19
Based on a compound discovered in 1998, the antiviral Favipiravir is already being used in Japan and Turkey. Its maker? A subsidiary of Fujifilm.

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Apr 04, 2020

Japan Is Racing to Test Favipiravir, a Drug to Treat Covid-19
Based on a compound discovered in 1998, the antiviral Favipiravir is already being used in Japan and Turkey. Its maker? A subsidiary of Fujifilm.

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Apr 04, 2020

Turn Off Your Screen Time Notifications
It's just one more thing to feel bad about at a time when nothing feels particularly good.

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Apr 03, 2020

A Hacker Found a Way to Take Over Any Apple Webcam
They've been patched, but the Safari vulnerabilities would have given an alarming amount of access.

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Apr 03, 2020

'The Last of Us Part II' Is Being Delayed Indefinitely
The game's release is being postponed due to logistical concerns caused by the spread of the coronavirus.

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Apr 03, 2020

The CDC Now Recommends Americans Wear Face Masks
Staying home is still the best way to protect yourself from the coronavirus. But the CDC now says that masks are effective as an additional measure.

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Apr 03, 2020

Trials of Plasma From Recovered Covid-19 Patients Have Begun
US Food and Drug Administration officials approved nationwide tests of two treatments, both derived from the blood of people who have survived the disease.

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Apr 03, 2020

Google Reveals Location Data to Help the Coronavirus Response
The search giant is disclosing trends in visits to broad categories of places, as a tool for public health officials.

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Apr 03, 2020

The Biggest Coronavirus Myths, Busted
No, drinking water won't flush the virus out of your mouth. Here's how to inoculate yourself against bad Covid-19 information.

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Apr 03, 2020

As Health Anxieties Soar, Wellness Influencers Step In
Tips for staying active during the pandemic are one thing. But some influencers are pushing unscientific claims to sell "immunity boosting" products.

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Apr 03, 2020

Wellness Influencers Sell False Promises As Coronavirus Fears Soar
Tips for staying active during the pandemic are one thing. But some influencers are pushing unscientific claims about "immunity boosting" merch.

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Apr 03, 2020

So Wait, How Encrypted Are Zoom Meetings Really?
The service's mixed messages have frustrated cryptographers, as the US government and other sensitive organizations increasingly depend on it.

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Apr 03, 2020

Covid-19 Is Killing More Men Than Women—Here Are Some Theories
Scientists can't say for certain why the current pandemic is discriminating by sex, but it likely comes down to biology, lifestyle, and behavior.

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Apr 03, 2020

Nonprofits and Companies That Are Helping to Fight the Pandemic
Donate, if you can. Everyone is trying to get by, but these nonprofits, retailers, and companies are directly helping make a difference against the novel coronavirus.

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Apr 03, 2020

Thousands of Android Apps Are Silently Accessing Your Data
More than 4,000 Google Play apps let developers and advertisers collect a list of the user's other installed apps, no permission needed.

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Apr 03, 2020

The Right Gear for Your Home Tool Kit: Hammers, Screwdrivers, and More
Here's all the gear you need to handle any DIY job, from basic repairs to more ambitious home improvement projects.

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Apr 03, 2020

The 'Resident Evil 3' Remake Seems Doomed to Fail
The latest reboot is trying to be a missing link, but it ends up being too much.

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Apr 03, 2020

Automation May Take Jobs—but AI Will Create Them
A Silicon Valley executive returns home to the rural South to see for himself the ways in which AI is affecting the local economy.

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Apr 03, 2020

For Open-Source Ventilators, Making Them Is the Easy Part
Plus: The DIY movement, the Long Tail theory of the internet, and wild animals in the streets.

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Apr 03, 2020

How to Refuel a Nuclear Power Plant During a Pandemic
To swap out the spent uranium rods, hundreds of technicians from around the country must work in close quarters for weeks. That's a challenge during a quarantine.

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Apr 03, 2020

How We Ended Up Short on Medical Equipment
This week, we discuss the nationwide shortage of ventilators and protective equipment, and how we're going to deal with it amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Apr 03, 2020

My Phone Keeps Me Sane During This Crisis … and Insane, Too
What happens when the only device that can make you stop crying is exactly the device that is making you cry?

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Apr 03, 2020

New Yorkers, Once Again at Ground Zero, in Their Own Words
This week in our living oral history, the city's residents—from the great to the humble—try to come to grips with a metropolis under assault by a virus.

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Apr 03, 2020

Short Fiction: ‘Indivisible City' by Daniel Torday
"It is a contagion, this need to wear a mask, not unlike the contagion the mask is meant to repel."

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Apr 03, 2020

The Best 'Work From Home' Gear: Our Home Office Tech Guide
Do you need a monitor, desk, webcam, laptop, microphone, or pair of headphones? Here's our ultimate laundry list of recommended gear to improve your new home office.

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Apr 03, 2020

Delivery Apps Offer Restaurants a Lifeline—at a Cost
Social distancing rules have reduced many eateries to delivery and take out. But apps like Uber Eats exact a 25 percent toll on their shrinking revenue.

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Apr 03, 2020

This Week's Cartoons: Coolers, Commandments, and Cleaning
Keep washing those hands.

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Apr 03, 2020

How a Real Dog Taught a Robot Dog to Walk
Instead of coding a mechanical quadruped's movements line by line, Google researchers fed it videos of real-life pups. Now it can even chase its tail.

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Apr 02, 2020

The High-Stakes Race to Build More Ventilators
The US is short of ventilators to help Covid-19 patients breathe. Ford, GM, and satellite-launch company Virgin Orbit are trying to fill the gap.

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Apr 02, 2020

For Homeless People, Covid-19 Is Horror on Top of Horror
As the coronavirus spreads, unhoused people are among the most vulnerable to infection.

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Apr 02, 2020

The (Political) Science Behind Trump's Coronavirus Approval Ratings
The president is presiding over a public health nightmare and a mounting economic crisis. So why are voters warming up to him?

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Apr 02, 2020

11 Best Mattresses You Can Buy Online (2020): Memory Foam, Hybrid, and More
We tried dozens of bed-in-a-box mattresses. These are the best (and worst) we found.

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Apr 02, 2020

5 Comics to Catch Up on While Self-Quarantined
Are you being a good citizen and staying at home? Good. Here are some comics to pass the time.

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Apr 02, 2020

China Flexes Its Soft Power With ‘Covid Diplomacy'
Initially criticized for covering up and failing to control the virus, China is rebranding its response as a symbol of leadership and strength.

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Apr 02, 2020

How a Crispr Lab Became a Pop-Up Covid Testing Center
As the government fumbled Covid-19 testing, researchers at UC Berkeley's Innovative Genomics Institute stepped up—with their own time and funding.

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Apr 02, 2020

HTC Vive Cosmos Elite Review: One Step Forward, Several Steps Back
I had hoped the high-end headset would provide an escape from the real world. It didn't.

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Apr 02, 2020

Disney Is Donating 100,000 N95 Masks to Covid-19 Relief
Meanwhile, J.K. Rowling has some new treats for Potterheads stuck quarantining at home.

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Apr 02, 2020

The Coronavirus Lockdown Is a Threat for Many Animals, Not a Blessing
You may have seen recent videos of goats roaming an empty town. But for more vulnerable species, like rhinos, this shutdown poses a great danger.

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Apr 02, 2020

Today's Cartoon: Washed Ashore
Old habits are hard to break.

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Apr 01, 2020

T-Mobile Swallows Sprint, Leaving 3 US Cellphone Giants
Consumer advocates fear  the deal will reduce competition and lead to higher prices. But regulators and a federal judge let it proceed.

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Apr 01, 2020

A Brief History of the Census—and How Covid-19 Could Change It
Census-taking used to spur innovation. Now, the pace of technology, and the challenge of going go door to door, could force it to adopt existing systems instead.

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Apr 01, 2020

Apple Buys Dark Sky in an Android Worst-Case Scenario
The best, most beautiful weather app is about to be an iOS exclusive.

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Apr 01, 2020

The Best Samsung Galaxy S20 Deals (and Which Model to Choose)
Should you buy Samsung's new Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, or S20 Ultra? Here's what you need to know before you shell out a grand.

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Apr 01, 2020

The Zoom Privacy Backlash Is Only Getting Started
A class action lawsuit. Rampant zoombombing. And as of today, two new zero-day vulnerabilities.

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Apr 01, 2020

How to Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer
No Purell? No problem! When disinfecting gel sells out everywhere, you can just make some yourself with stuff you (maybe) already have at home.

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Apr 01, 2020

The Quieter Side of Preparing for Disaster
For some longtime preppers, it's not all about bunkers and power generators.

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Apr 01, 2020

Whether it's a Roku, Vizio, or Yamaha, Just Get A Soundbar Already
If you're also streaming movie after movie, trying to forget that we're living in a housebound half-life, there's no better time to try one.

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Apr 01, 2020

Why You Need a Soundbar for Your TV
If you're also streaming movie after movie, trying to forget that we're living in a housebound half-life, there's no better time to try one.

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Apr 01, 2020

The Dangers of Moving All of Democracy Online
To protect governments as well as people's rights from coronavirus, we need to use tech as a scalpel, not a sledgehammer.

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Apr 01, 2020

Now Might Be the Time People Need ASMR Most
It can replicate a sense of being touched, even when there's no one around. As the world self-isolates, that feeling is more important than ever.

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Apr 01, 2020

One Free Press Coalition Spotlights Journalists Under Attack - April 2020
Mohammad Mosaed, a reporter who criticized the Iranian government's response to the coronavirus pandemic, has been arrested and banned from social media.

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Apr 01, 2020

The 5 Best Posture Correctors (2020): Upright Go 2, Wyllielab, and More
You're hunched over your desk and phone for hours. So we rounded up the gear to help you straighten up—including a DIY trick.

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Apr 01, 2020

Trump Eases the Way for More Gas Guzzlers
The administration reversed Obama-era rules that set strict fuel-economy standards, setting up a fight with states including California.

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Apr 01, 2020

The State of Coronavirus Testing in the US
Many Americans who may need a Covid-19 test still can't easily get one. What's going on?

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Apr 01, 2020

The US Army's Virus Research Lab Gears Up to Fight Covid-19
The Pentagon's Institute of Infectious Diseases has been handling the world's most dangerous organisms for decades. Now they're researching the new coronavirus.

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Apr 01, 2020

Today's Cartoon: Holy Paywall
Think of it as a tithe.

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Apr 01, 2020

Why Some States Are Resisting Social Distancing Measures
Governors of a half-dozen states worry about the economic fallout of forcing businesses to close and say there's no clear guidance from Washington.

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Apr 01, 2020

The Party Goes On in Massive Online Worlds
MMORPGs aren't a perfect substitute for real-life socializing. But these days it's about as close as you can get.

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Apr 01, 2020

13 Best Galaxy S20 Cases (40 Cases Tested)
It doesn't matter if you have the Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, or S20 Ultra—a case to protect your new phone is a good idea.

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Apr 01, 2020

How Airlines Are Trying to Boost Efficiency and Cut Emissions
Winglets. Better engines. Lighter materials. The industry is trying everything it can. But the best fix for the planet would be for us to stop flying so much.

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Apr 01, 2020

How We Will All Solve the Climate Crisis
We only have one Earth. And we have the technology to save it.

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Apr 01, 2020

The Cargo Industry's Quest to Curb Carbon-Belching Ships
Container ships burn some of the dirtiest fuel there is and spew out huge amounts of greenhouse gas. But the business is poised for a dramatic shift.

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Apr 01, 2020

The Fishy Fix to a Methane-Spewing Crop
Rice has the biggest carbon footprint of any grain. Bite by bite, bacteria-guzzling minnows can make it much smaller.

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Apr 01, 2020

The Battle Against Global Warming Is the New Cold War
Here's how to mobilize the same federal machinery that gave us Wi-Fi, semiconductors, GPS, and the internet—this time to fight climate change.

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Apr 01, 2020

Rivian Wants to Bring Electric Trucks to the Masses
Can the automative upstart break America's addiction to carbon-spewing pickups and SUVs? With Amazon on its side, it might have a chance.

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Apr 01, 2020

Mmmm, Fungus. It's the Next Big Thing in Fake Meat
Fast-growing networks of mycelial filaments can replicate meat's texture—without meat's carbon footprint. Just add flavor and fry it up.

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Apr 01, 2020

Solar Panels Could Be the Best Fad Ever
Installing an array on your roof is environmental exhibitionism—and it's contagious.

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Apr 01, 2020

Six-World Sci-Fi: Save the Planet
Each month we publish a six-word story—and it could be written by you.

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Apr 01, 2020

What Plant-Based Burgers Can Teach Us About Saving the Planet
Implementing radical climate solutions is less a technological project than an anthropological one—one that goes all the way down into our beliefs about food.

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Apr 01, 2020

We Can't Tackle Climate Change Without You
It's time to make a commitment to do more for the climate. Do what you're good at, and do your best.

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Apr 01, 2020

To Cut Carbon, Ditch Air Travel—and Get on the Right Track
Some environmentally conscious people are trying to give up flying. For some trips, there's a great, cleaner alternative: It's called a train.

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Apr 01, 2020

The Political Promise of Carbon Taxes
Putting a price on emissions has become a bipartisan issue. Now we just need to do it the right way.

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