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Nov 12, 2018

The US Didn't Sign the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace
Corporations have taken the lead over nations on governing the internet: The initiative might not have counted the US as a signatory, but did include Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and others.

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Nov 12, 2018

How Air Astana Pilots Landed a ‘Completely Uncontrollable' Jet
When the pilots of Flight 1388 lost control of their Embraer 190, they spent a scary two hours in the air over Portugal before making it down safely.

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Nov 12, 2018

RIP Stan Lee, the Man Who Made Comics Cool
The avuncular, controversial longtime writer and publisher of Marvel Comics dies in Los Angeles.

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Nov 12, 2018

The Best of Stan Lee's Marvel Comic Books
From the first hundred issues of Fantastic Four to the genesis of the Incredible Hulk, these comics define some of the very best of Stan Lee's canon.

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Nov 12, 2018

The US Is the Only Country Where There Are More Guns Than People
The US has worst rate of gun violence among all developed countries, and still we fail to regulate.

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Nov 12, 2018

Ableton Loop Is More of a EDM Networking Event Than a Rave
Now in its fourth year, the conference moved its festivities to Los Angeles, where hundreds of aspiring musicians convened to learn new tricks.

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Nov 12, 2018

RIP Stan Lee: What 20 Years of Lunches With the Comics Legend Taught Me
From his love of the Cheesecake Factory to his take on religion, writer Jim McLauchlin looks back on two decades of conversations with the Marvel Comics chairman emeritus.

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Nov 12, 2018

'Masterminds,' Episode 2: Making a Stormtrooper Out of Bodies Is Easier Than You'd Think
At least, it is if you're in Pilobolus, a dance company that specializes in shadowy illusions.

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Nov 12, 2018

Photo Gallery: When the Baby in Family Photos Is a High-End Silicone "Reborn"
Berlin-based photographer Lena Kunz set out to chronicle the world of meticulously crafted baby dolls and the people who love them.

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Nov 12, 2018

Why UX Designers Should Consider the Role of Sound Design
Opinion: Science shows the sound of TV streaming or a chip reader blaring can be as distressing as nails on a chalkboard.

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Nov 12, 2018

The Flu Shot Needs Fewer Stats and More Stories
It's hard to entice people with a calm portrayal of a crisis avoided, so more medical officials are employing a technique long used by anti-vaxxers: personal narrative.

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Nov 12, 2018

The Risk That Ebola Will Spread to Uganda Is Now ‘Very High'
With the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo continuing to spread, neighboring Uganda deploys its health care defenses.

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Nov 12, 2018

The Pink Tax Means Women Spend More Than Men to Get Around NYC
New research suggests women in New York spend up to $50 a month more than men do on transportation, largely to feel safe and avoid harassment.

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Nov 12, 2018

25 Amazing Holiday Gift Ideas Under $25
Whether you're shopping for travelers, coffee-lovers, or phone addicts, just because you're cheap doesn't mean your holiday gifts can't be awesome.

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Nov 12, 2018

Rural Kids Face an Internet 'Homework Gap.' The FCC Could Help
Many students trek to classrooms or local businesses to do their homework. Going without isn't an option.

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Nov 11, 2018

These Wind Patterns Explain Why California's Wildfires Are So Bad
The Camp Fire, Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire share an origin in the jet stream, which has produced extreme winds that are spreading the flames and hampering firefighting efforts.

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Nov 11, 2018

The White House's Fake-News Shenanigans Top This Week's Internet News Roundup
Oh, these crazy elections. Oh, that crazier White House.

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Nov 11, 2018

Tesla's Booming Model 3 Sales and More Car News This Week
Elon Musk puts Tesla in the black, cities rein in scooters, and a car engineer spends a lot of time throwing up.

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Nov 11, 2018

11 Best Google Speakers, Ranked by Price (Holiday 2018)
An Amazon Echo may be tempting, but these Google Home speakers may be a better buy.

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Nov 11, 2018

How an Anonymous 4chan Post Helped Solve a 25-Year-Old Math Puzzle
A debate over the most efficient way to watch a cult classic TV series' episodes, in every possible order, lies at the heart of this mathematical breakthrough.

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Nov 11, 2018

How the 'Betrayal Legacy' Board Game Tells a Story Over Time
Game designer Rob Daviau turned a popular horror-themed board game into a spine-chilling saga.

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Nov 11, 2018

How to Safely and Securely Dispose of Your Old Gadgets
Keep your data private and the environment protected.

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Nov 10, 2018

Space Photos of the Week: The 6 Splendid Tails of Comet McNaught
It was a sensation when it was first spotted in 1744, but now we know much more about the effects of solar wind on comet dust.

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Nov 10, 2018

An Elon Musk Imposter, Foreign Malware Samples, and More Security News This Week
Compromised crypto, flawed SSDs, and more of the week's top security news.

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Nov 10, 2018

A Phony Elon Musk Scam, Foreign Malware Samples, and More Security News This Week
Compromised crypto, flawed SSDs, and more of the week's top security news.

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Nov 10, 2018

9 Best Robot Vacuums (2018): Pet Hair, Carpets, Hardwood Floors, and More
From no-frills cleaners to high-end automation, we have the ideal botvac for you.

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Nov 10, 2018

We Should Take Hollywood Disaster Movies More Seriously
More realistic films could raise awareness about real-world threats.

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Nov 10, 2018

18 Best Deals on Snow Gear This Week: REI, Backcountry, and More
Planning your winter ski vacations? Now is a great time to pick up all the snow gear you need.

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Nov 10, 2018

A Jaguar Engineer's Vomit-y Teacups Ride Could Help Cure Car Sickness
Jaguar Land Rover is investigating how to detect and curtain motion sickness, and that meant emptying an engineer's stomach a few times.

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Nov 10, 2018

How Foldable Phones Like Samsung's Work—and How You'll Use Them
Flexible displays aren't just gimmicks. They're glimpses of the next great mobile frontier.

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Nov 10, 2018

How Foldable Phones Work—and How You'll Use Them
Flexible displays aren't just gimmicks. They're glimpses of the next great mobile frontier.

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Nov 10, 2018

Does Latinx Twitter Exist?
Black Twitter has grown into a vibrant digital community shaping political and cultural discourse. Does that place exist for Latinxs?

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Nov 10, 2018

The Brief History—and Uncertain Future—of Foldable Phones
Flexible displays aren't just gimmicks. They're glimpses of the next great mobile frontier.

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Nov 10, 2018

YouTube Videos Keep Getting Longer to Drive Ad Revenue
Gone are the days of the 30-second clip. Today's most viewed YouTube videos last 20 minutes or longer, a trend cemented by the platform's algorithms.

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Nov 09, 2018

Stay Inside, Californians: Wildfire Smoke Is a Big Health Risk
Here's how smoke travels to your lungs and enters your bloodstream—and how you can protect yourself.

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Nov 09, 2018

How 'IRL Iron Man' Richard Browning Designed His Jetpack Racing Suit
The British thrill-seeked endured more than a few crashes—and broke some concrete—on the way to designing the jetpack suit he's now using to launch a racing league.

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Nov 09, 2018

Gadget Lab Podcast: Darren Aronofsky on Spheres and VR
The director of Mother! and Black Swan talks about the new VR series, Spheres, which he produced.

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Nov 09, 2018

Camp Fire: The Terrifying Science Behind California's Massive Blaze
Lots of wind along with very dry vegetation turned the Northern California wildfire into a high-speed menace that tore through Paradise and Butte County.

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Nov 09, 2018

Sue Gordon: Silicon Valley Should Work With the Government
In an expansive on the record interview with WIRED, principle deputy director of national intelligence made her pitch for public-private partnerships.

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Nov 09, 2018

The Secret Tools Magicians Use to Fool You
Louis De Belle photographed 32 gimmicks for his new book *Disappearing Objects*.

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Nov 09, 2018

Was a Star Wars Escape Pod Really Just a KFC Bucket?
We can use video analysis to test whether an escape pod carrying R2-D2 and C-3PO in the first Star Wars movie was modeled using a KFC bucket, as one theory claims.

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Nov 09, 2018

JLab Audio Flex Sport Review: Over-Ear Workout Headphones You'll Love
Most over-ear workout headphones are preposterous. But not these.

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Nov 09, 2018

From N.K. Jemisin to *We Are the Nerds*, Our Favorite End-of-Year Books
The fourth quarter of the calendar is always a doozy—but we've sifted through the best new releases to stock your shelf (or e-reader) with.

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Nov 09, 2018

Blizzard's 'Diablo: Immortal' Announcement Did Not Go Well
Nor did Nintendo's racist-imagery snafu or Square Enix's 'Final Fantasy' expansion plans. Plenty of wrong to go around!

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Nov 09, 2018

7 Best Streaming Devices for 2018 (4K or HD): Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV
We compare the best media streaming devices for 4K HDR or HD TVs from Roku, Google, Apple, and Amazon.

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Nov 09, 2018

Don't Want to Fall for Fake News? Don't Be Lazy
An MIT professor argues that misinformation boils down to one simple thing: mental laziness, exacerbated by social media.

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Nov 09, 2018

Monkeywrenching Vandals Are Reinventing Climate Activism
Angry about climate change, activists shut down an oil pipeline in Minnesota—and then tried to convince a jury that their illegal actions were necessary.

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Nov 09, 2018

Pipeline Vandals Are Reinventing Climate Activism
Angry about climate change, activists shut down an oil pipeline in Minnesota—and then tried to convince a jury that their illegal actions were necessary.

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Nov 08, 2018

New Google Harassment Policy Falls Short of Worker Demands
Organizers of last week's walkout say ending mandatory arbitration for individual harassment claims still thwarts collective action, among other concerns.

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Nov 08, 2018

Google 'Arbitration Optional' Harassment Plan Limits Groups
Organizers of last week's walkout say ending mandatory arbitration for individual harassment claims still thwarts collective action, among other concerns.

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Nov 08, 2018

Virgin Hyperloop One Gets a New CEO: Jay Walder
The former head of New York, London, and Hong Kong transit signs on with the hyperloop company.

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Nov 08, 2018

A 'Breaking Bad' Movie Is Finally in the Works—Tread Lightly
Plus: 'Swamp Thing' casting details, the 'Missing Link' trailer, and more.

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Nov 08, 2018

How an InfoWars Video Became a White House Tweet
A video distributed by Sarah Sanders to justify revoking the press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta was altered in ways that made it misleading.

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Nov 08, 2018

Bees Are Dying Off. Tiny QR Code Backpacks May Help Save Them
A novel system monitors the dynamics of colonies exposed to imidacloprid, a neurotoxin that belongs to the infamous neonicotinoid group of pesticides.

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Nov 08, 2018

The Illusion Fueling the Post-Midterms Conservative News Machine
It's all about perception.

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Nov 08, 2018

Facebook Dating Is Rolling Out. Here's How It Differs From Tinder
Facebook starts publicly testing its dating service with users in Colombia today.

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Nov 08, 2018

Aristotle Was Wrong—Very Wrong—But People Still Love Him
Centuries-old ideas about force and motion have an intuitive appeal that is enduring but oh-so-incorrect, as these simple experiments show.

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Nov 08, 2018

A DJI Bug Exposed Drone Photos and User Data
Researchers found that they could compromise DJI's single sign-on tokens, similar to the issue behind Facebook's massive breach this September.

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Nov 08, 2018

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 (2018) Review: Impressive Features, Design
Microsoft's ultralight PC is back with faster processing and longer, 10-hour battery life.

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Nov 08, 2018

Radars, Cameras, and Lidar. How Self-Driving Cars See the Road
Our in-house Know-It-Alls answer questions about your interactions with technology.

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Nov 08, 2018

Radars, Cameras, and Lidar: How Self-Driving Cars See the Road
Autonomous vehicles use several technologies to create their maps of the world, and (hopefully) not run over humans.

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Nov 08, 2018

Thanksgiving Tip: Butterball's Turkey Talk-Line Adds Alexa
This Thanksgiving season, the Butterball hotline adds Amazon Alexa to its turkey toolkit, among other new features.

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Nov 08, 2018

Best Wireless Earbuds for Working Out (2018): Bose, Sennheiser, Beats, and More
Looking for a pair of sturdy, sweatproof, wireless buds to help you rock your inner jock? We have you covered.

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Nov 08, 2018

Clever Tech Keeps America's Disabled Farmers on the Job
One in five American farmers has some sort of disability, and they rely on a cornucopia of tools from services like AgrAbility and Breaking New Ground to keep putting food on everyone's table.

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Nov 07, 2018

The House Science Committee May Soon Become... Pro-Science
"Hopefully we will no longer see the science committee used as a messaging tool for the fossil fuel industry," says Rep. Bill Foster, a science committee member.

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Nov 07, 2018

Midterm Elections 2018: Voters Chipped Away at Gerrymandering
A series of successful ballot initiatives should create more districts where voters get to choose their representatives---not the other way around.

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Nov 07, 2018

San Francisco Sets a New Tech Trend: Tax the Companies
Proposition C, which will raise an additional $300 million a year for homeless services, was approved with roughly 60 percent of the vote.

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Nov 07, 2018

Photos: New Yorkers Wait 'on Line' to Vote in Midterms
In the face of big lines, bad weather, and extra-long ballots, perseverance is key.

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Nov 07, 2018

Boeing Issues Safety Warning After a Fatal 737 MAX Nosedive
The plane builder wants pilots to brush up on what to do if a faulty sensor sends a 737 MAX into a dive.

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Nov 07, 2018

How to Hack an Election (Without Touching the Machines)
In 2018, we should worry less about bot-nets and more about the oldest political tricks: misdirection, misinformation, and outright voter suppression.

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Nov 07, 2018

Midterm Elections 2018: Net Neutrality Faces New Uncertainty
The next Congress could have majorities in both houses that support net neutrality, but the outlook for legislation is bleak.

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Nov 07, 2018

Samsung's Folding Galaxy Smartphone Concept Bends All the Rules
At a developer event today, Samsung showed off a smartphone with a folding screen that points to a possible future for mobile computing.

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Nov 07, 2018

Midterm Election Voters Shot Down a Carbon Tax, But It'll Rise Again
Washington voters will likely shoot down a ballot initiative that would tax carbon emissions, but carbon pricing is still likely to reach the US.

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Nov 07, 2018

Midterm Election Voters Still Shrug Over Climate Change
Major environmental ballot measures passed in Florida and Nevada, but not in Washington and Arizona.

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Nov 07, 2018

Photo Gallery: Capturing Scotland in the Midst of Its Green Renewal
Forget haggis, whisky, and 'Braveheart.' This photo gallery shows the real Scotland—a country in eco-transition.

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Nov 07, 2018

Kindle Paperwhite Review (2018): Our Favorite E-Reader Gets Better
The new device has a sleeker design, more storage, an updated processor—and now it's waterproof.

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Nov 07, 2018

Which Amazon Fire Tablet Is Best for You?
These are the Best Amazon Fire tablets. Do you use it around the house? Is it for your kids? Should you buy the Fire HD 8, the Fire HD 10, or another model? We've got the answers.

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Nov 07, 2018

New Satellites Will Use Radio Waves to Spy on Ships and Planes
This month, HawkEye360 will send up satellites that monitor the radio transmissions of ships, planes and other things on Earth, allowing them to be tracked by their communications.

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Nov 07, 2018

Booming Model 3 Sales Are Taking Tesla Mainstream
Elon Musk's Model 3 is the 19th best-selling vehicle in the country, as 15-year-old Tesla moves beyond its niche.

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Nov 07, 2018

Midterm Elections 2018: What the Election Results Mean for Big Tech
The tech industry faces a notably less cozy environment in the Senate after election night, but the biggest changes could come under a Democratic House.

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Nov 07, 2018

Midterms 2018: Weed Wins on Election Day
A win for marijuana in Michigan, Utah, and Missouri may foreshadow a win for cannabis nationwide.

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Nov 07, 2018

Midterm Elections 2018 Give Legal Weed Even More Momentum
A win for marijuana in Michigan, Utah, and Missouri may foreshadow a win for cannabis nationwide.

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Nov 07, 2018

Watch Samsung Unveil Its Folding Galaxy F Smartphone
We don't know how it works or how much it will cost, but we've heard it bends.

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Nov 06, 2018

Midterm Elections 2018: Voting Machine Meltdowns Are Normal—That's the Problem
Americans watched their voting technology break down right in front of their eyes—or on social media—Tuesday, but it's too soon to tell if the problems reached historic proportions.

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Nov 06, 2018

A Runway Train Traveled 57 Miles Through Australia's Outback
Here's how engineers might have deliberately derailed it.

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Nov 06, 2018

Top Races to Watch on Midterm Election Night 2018
The outcomes of these contests could shape issues like net neutrality, data privacy, and the tech industry's business practices for years to come.

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Nov 06, 2018

Midterm Elections 2018: Georgia Voting Machine Issues Heighten Scrutiny on Brian Kemp
Voting machines in one polling place had no power cords. The problems follow a big purge of voter rolls by the secretary of state, who is running for governor.

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Nov 06, 2018

Midterm Elections 2018: Extreme Gerrymandering Could Still Stymie the Blue Wave
If Democrats take back the House on Tuesday, it will have been against all odds thanks to gerrymandering that has skewed so heavily toward Republicans.

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Nov 06, 2018

Midterm Elections 2018: Every Celeb and Brand That Told Me to Vote, Ranked
Tinder, Ariana Grande, The Rock, and many more are exhorting the masses to cast their ballots.

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Nov 06, 2018

To Keep Pace With Moore's Law, Chipmakers Turn to 'Chiplets'
AMD and Intel are combining modular pieces of silicon into a single chip, like assembling Lego blocks.

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Nov 06, 2018

Midterm Elections 2018: All the Hoaxes and Viral Misinformation
WIRED is looking out for the biggest stories, the most common hoaxes, and the likeliest sources of confusion as they emerge throughout the day.

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Nov 06, 2018

The Key to a Long Life Has Little to Do With ‘Good Genes'
Alphabet's longevity lab Calico trawled through Ancestry's massive genealogy database to study human longevity—and found that DNA matters less than people have long believed.

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Nov 06, 2018

Best iPhone for 2018: Which Model Should You Actually Buy?
Picking the right iPhone has become an increasingly difficult choice, but this breakdown may help.

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Nov 06, 2018

Audi's A8 Sedan Rolls With the Punches to Make T-Bone Crashes Safer
The $84,000 luxury sedan can sense an impending crash and adjust its suspension to protect its occupants in under a second.

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Nov 06, 2018

Milking Scooters for Cash Helps Cities Build for the Future
Cities are experimenting with fees for scooter companies desperate to leave their electric mobiles on their sidewalks. And that money could help them keep up with the evolving world of mobility.

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Nov 06, 2018

You Can Make Your Own Scale With a Rubber Band and a Ruler
Take some simple measurements, add a dash of algebra, and you basically have a way to measure an unknown mass.

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Nov 06, 2018

The Midterms Will Test a Blue Wave of Activist Apps
Startups like Swing Left and Crush the Midterms wanted to maximize volunteers' impact. On Tuesday, they find out if it worked.

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Nov 06, 2018

To Curb Fake News and Hate, We Need a Little Less Speech
Speech on the internet must flow a little less freely if we care about harm or truth.

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Nov 06, 2018

The Entourage Effect: How THC and Other Weed Compounds Mix
Some call it the entourage effect: THC achieves its full effects only when it rolls with a crew of other compounds.

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Nov 06, 2018

'Homecoming' Discussion: We Need to Talk About That Ending
Surely we weren't the only ones holding our breath throughout Amazon's new series, right?

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