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Sep 25, 2018

Even If Rod Rosenstein Stays, the Mueller Investigation Status Quo Won't Last
Much of the speculation around deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein's fate misses how disruptive a post-midterms shake-up could be.

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Sep 25, 2018

Flummoxed by Force and Motion? Try This Physics Experiment
Physics class can get painfully abstract. But you can collect your own data to see Newton's second law in action.

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Sep 25, 2018

Learn From These Bugs. Don't Let Social Media Zombify You
The idea of "zombie scrolling syndrome" has legs, after all. From worms to wasps, nature has figured out mind control—in ways that bring to mind social media.

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Sep 25, 2018

Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller Gives Disabled Gamers a Power-Up
Other game companies also are scrambling to introduce their own accessible hardware. But a customer base of more than 30 million gamers may give developers the push they need.

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Sep 25, 2018

Twitter Releases New Policy on 'Dehumanizing Speech'
The social network is also soliciting public feedback for the first time in updating its rules.

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Sep 25, 2018

We Need to Talk About Amazon's Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen Comedy *Forever*
But not too much. We don't want to spoil the twist.

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Sep 25, 2018

Neato's Botvac D4 Connected Is Our New Midrange Fave
Neato's new midrange offering gives Roomba a run for its money.

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Sep 25, 2018

How to Use Apple's Screen Time Controls on iOS 12
The latest update includes a report of the time spent on your iPhone, app time limits, and new parental controls.

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Sep 25, 2018

The Creepy-Cute Robot that Picks Peppers With its Face
Researchers have developed a robot that roams a greenhouse, eyeballing peppers to determine if they're mature enough before sawing them off the plant.

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Sep 24, 2018

Google Is Getting a Lot More Visual to Keep You on Its Site
Google announces changes to visual searches, aimed partly at Instagram.

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Sep 24, 2018

The Ice Cream Factory and the Rise of the Made-for-Instagram Museum
Art in the age of the selfie.

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Sep 24, 2018

A Small Google Chrome Change Stirs a Big Privacy Controversy
The latest update to Google's browser has riled privacy advocates by appearing to log people in without their explicit permission.

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Sep 24, 2018

The Clever Engineering Behind the New iPhone XS Battery
The iPhone XS has a unique shape, designed to squeeze in as much juice as chemistry and physics will allow.

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Sep 24, 2018

How Hollywood Accidentally Ushered in the Age of the Celebrity Politician
Democrats and Republicans are under the same impression: A sprinkling of movie magic and celebrity glamor are just what American politics needs. But are they right?

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Sep 24, 2018

Photos: ‘Bored Tourists' Too Buried in Their Smartphones to Enjoy Vacation
The sites may be different but tourists are the same, suggests English photographer Laurence Stephens.

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Sep 24, 2018

Here's the Plan to End Malaria With Crispr-Edited Mosquitoes
Target Malaria hopes to eradicate Africa's malaria-carrying mosquitoes. But when manipulating the fate of a species, moving slowly is a virtue.

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Sep 24, 2018

How The Best Jumpers in the World Fly So Damn High
In 2016, Evan Ungar set the box jump world record at 63.5 inches. Here's how he does it—and how he could go higher.

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Sep 24, 2018

The Strange, Sad Case of Sunspot, the Empty Astronomy Town
The FBI ordered an evacuation at Sunspot Observatory, in New Mexico, in a child porn investigation. But that's only one of the forces causing the town to empty out.

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Sep 24, 2018

Roku Premiere and Premiere (2018): Price, Details, Release Date
The streaming video hardware company refreshes its players, adding Google-powered voice control and making it easier to find free movies and shows.

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Sep 24, 2018

Star Wars News: Is There a Resistance Inside the First Order?
A new rumor suggests one of Kylo Ren's employees might be a traitor.

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Sep 24, 2018

Democrats Are Busting Their 2016 Mobile Canvassing Records
With six weeks to go until Election Day, more volunteers have already logged on to the party's canvassing app than in any other election.

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Sep 24, 2018

'Maniac' Is the Most Netflix-y Netflix Show Yet. In a Bad Way
This is what happens when a prestige- and pedigree-obsessed creative strategy overrides all functionality.

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Sep 24, 2018

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Review: Our Favorite Point-and-Shoot
Pocketable and powerful, this compact Canon is mightier than it may seem.

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Sep 24, 2018

'Netflix for Open Source' Wants Developers to Get Paid
Startup Tidelift hopes payments will let coders keep projects patched and up to date.

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Sep 24, 2018

The Series 5 YubiKey Will Help Kill the Password
The latest batch of hardware-based tokens from Yubico will eventually let you skip the password altogether.

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Sep 23, 2018

This Week in the Future of Cars: Electric Start
The new Audi E-tron, Tesla's crash test, the Ferrari Monzas, and more car news from this week.

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Sep 23, 2018

Trumps Comments About Hurricane Florence Top This Week's Internet News Roundup
Last week, the downpour of news on the internet never let up.

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Sep 23, 2018

Why You May Love an Amazon Alexa Microwave
An Alexa-powered microwave may sound silly. Here's why it's a brilliant idea.

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Sep 23, 2018

How Lego Came to Be the World's Most Famous Brick
A Danish woodworker's bet on a new ­manufacturing process gave us a toy that never gets old.

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Sep 23, 2018

How Alexa Could Fix the Microwave
An Alexa-powered microwave may sound silly. Here's why it's a brilliant idea.

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Sep 23, 2018

JBL Link View Review: A Great-Sounding Smart Display
The JBL Link View is a Google-powered display-speaker hybrid with some serious audio prowess.

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Sep 23, 2018

Artificial Intelligence Has a Strange New Muse: Our Sense of Smell
The brain's way of processing smells is inspiring scientists to rethink how we design machine learning algorithms.

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Sep 22, 2018

The Shopping Malls and Big Box Stores Gutted by E-Commerce
'Retail Apocalypse' captures the end of one era in American retail and the beginning of another.

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Sep 22, 2018

A Twitter DM Fail, Free Credit Freezes, and More Security News This Week
Free credit freezes, a better private browser, and more security news this week.

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Sep 22, 2018

How Would Teleportation Change Society?
It would make garbage disposal super easy, for one.

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Sep 22, 2018

Space Photos of the Week: Shooting Stars and Dwarf Galaxies
The universe's origin story lies in fast-moving and faraway objects.

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Sep 22, 2018

20 Best Weekend Tech Deals: Apple, Amazon, Samsung, Sony
The PlayStation Classic, Samsung QLED TVs, Apple deals, and Amazon Devices are worth a look this week.

Wired News
Sep 22, 2018

First North Carolina Got a Hurricane. Then a Pig Poop Flood. Now It's a Coal Ash Crisis
North Carolina is being slammed by a succession of disasters triggered by Hurricane Florence. The latest scare is from coal plants, where pools of ash are at risk of spilling into already toxic waters.

Wired News
Sep 22, 2018

The Stubborn Bike Commuter Gap Between American Cities
Fewer Americans are biking to work, new data shows, but the bigger question is why some cities are seeing so much more progress than others.

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Sep 22, 2018

The Vaonis Stellina Smart Telescope Finds the Heavenly Bodies for You
Want your kids to actually get excited about astronomy? Leave the star-searching to the smartphone-connected Vaonis Stellina Smart Telescope.

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Sep 21, 2018

#WhyIDidntReport and the Tragic Banality of Rape in America
The hashtag unleashed a torrent of stories that are different yet feel the same. And that's exactly the point.

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Sep 21, 2018

Model 3 Crash Tests Hammer Home Tesla's Safety Excellence
Apart from a few hiccups and questions about Autopilot, Elon Musk's automaker knows how to make very safe cars.

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Sep 21, 2018

How to Measure Things That Are Astronomically Far Away
Light-years, parsecs and more: these are the units for describing distances between planets and other astronomical objects.

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Sep 21, 2018

'Destiny 2: Forsaken' Is a Massive, Vital Expansion—But It Lost Me
Forsaken is a shot of energy to a game that has been limping since it released. And I'm just not that into it.

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Sep 21, 2018

'Red Dead Redemption 2' Goes 'GTA' and the Rest of the Week in Games
Tiny PlayStations ahoy! Let's catch up on the week's gaming news.

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Sep 21, 2018

Siemen's Self-Driving Street Car Puts Autonomous Tech on Track
The company is developing autonomous street car tech, where vehicles on tracks make the challenge simpler, but still worth solving.

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Sep 21, 2018

How to Sell Your Old Phone for the Most Money
Congrats on your new phone! Time to cash in on your old one.

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Sep 21, 2018

How to Set Up Your New iPhone
Welcome to your new iPhone.

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Sep 21, 2018

Cloudflare Embraces Google Roughtime, Giving Internet Security a Boost
Syncing clocks online is vital to web security.

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Sep 21, 2018

The Delta II Rocket That Gave Us GPS and the Mars Rovers Retires
The Delta II rocket was a workhorse, with 153 successful launches and a bevy of wild scientific missions to its credit.

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Sep 21, 2018

For Museums, Augmented Reality Is the Next Frontier
Interactive museum exhibits like this are becoming more common as AR becomes cheaper, lighter, and easier to create.

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Sep 21, 2018

Revry: The Streaming Service Trying to Take Queer Content Global
Revry is like Netflix for LGBTQ shows, music, and podcasts—and it wants to make them available everywhere.

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Sep 21, 2018

New Microscope Shows the Quantum World in Crazy Detail
The transmission electron microscope has a new bag of tricks, revealing the properties of materials at a much higher resolution than ever before.

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Sep 20, 2018

Everything Amazon Announced: Echo Plus, Alexa Microwave, Echo Sub
Today, Amazon announced more Alexa-powered products than you'll ever need—with the hopes you'll get at least one.

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Sep 20, 2018

Amazon's Alexa Can't Know Everything, But It Can Go Everywhere
A heap of new Alexa devices—a microwave! a wall clock!—show Amazon's strategy to put its voice assistant in everything.

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Sep 20, 2018

The Science Behind Home Disaster Preparedness Kits Is a Disaster
Officials are pushing for extreme self-sufficiency when the next hurricane, earthquake, or other catastrophe hits, but the advice can be unclear and impractical.

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Sep 20, 2018

Books: DeRay Mckesson and Michiko Kakutani Reckon With Trump and Truth
The writers explore, in essay and memoir, the crucial ways reality has crumbled.

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Sep 20, 2018

Amazon's Alexa Upgrades Give the Voice Assistant New Listening Powers
Amazon announced new listening features for Alexa, part of a suite of upgrades to the voice assistant that will expand its ability to understand the world around it.

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Sep 20, 2018

Invisible Swarms of Particles Envelop Us All. Come Have a Look
Scientists have demonstrated a promising technique for measuring and mapping your exposome—the flecks of animate and inanimate stuff that surround you at all times.

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Sep 20, 2018

Best Running Gear (2018): Shoes, Headphones, Lights, and More
Whether you're pounding the pavement or cheering your friends on, we have the gear for you.

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Sep 20, 2018

Here's What to Expect from Today's Amazon Hardware Event
Amazon is about to announce a some hardware at an event in Seattle, where Alexa will be the star of the show.

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Sep 20, 2018

GoPro Hero7 Black Review: Not a Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On
Stabilized action-cam footage has gotten a whole lot better.

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Sep 20, 2018

Want a Robot to *Really* Get a Grip? Make It Like Baymax
Inflatable graspers don't have to be taught how to hold something, the way robo-hands do.

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Sep 20, 2018

Amazon Kindle Sale (Fall 2018): Get a Paperwhite For $40 Off
If you've been holding off on that new Kindle, now's a great time.

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Sep 20, 2018

If VCs Aren't Socially Responsible, the Robots Will Win
Social impact in the age of AI must take on a new dimension: the creation of large numbers of service jobs for displaced workers.

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Sep 20, 2018

Porsche's Sleek Chargers Will Power up EVs in Just 15 Minutes
The German automaker's "electric pit stops" promise to put 250 miles of range on the Taycan's batteries nearly three times faster than a Tesla Supercharger.

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Sep 20, 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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Sep 19, 2018

How the HTC Exodus Blockchain Phone Plans to Secure Your Cryptocurrency
HTC starts filling in the details of its so-called blockchain smartphone, expected to launch later this year.

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Sep 19, 2018

Wildlife Detective Uses DNA to Link Stolen Ivory to Big Cartels
A new method looks at the DNA of elephant tusks to pinpoint the crime networks behind disparate stashes of poached ivory.

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Sep 19, 2018

DIY Gun Activist Cody Wilson Accused of Child Sexual Assault
A Texas court issued a warrant for the Defense Distributed founder's arrest on Wednesday.

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Sep 19, 2018

Jon M. Chu Shot This Short Film Entirely on an iPhone XS Max
The _Crazy Rich Asians_ director shot a kinetic short for WIRED titled _Somewhere_, and he did the whole thing on a new iPhone.

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Sep 19, 2018

John Deere Just Cost Farmers Their Right to Repair
The California Farm Bureau has given away the right of farmers to fix their equipment without going through a dealer.

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Sep 19, 2018

The Alt-Right Are Savvy Internet Users. Stop Letting Them Surprise You
A new study from Data & Society reveals how reactionary, far-right commentators have built an alternative media ecosystem on YouTube: by using the platform exactly as intended.

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Sep 19, 2018

PlayStation Classic: Release Date, Price, Specs, How to Pre-Order
Sony's upcoming throwback console promises to include such hits as Final Fantasy VII and Ridge Racer.

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Sep 19, 2018

The Physics of a Star Wars Bomber Dropping Bombs in Space
The Empire Strikes Back brought us the TIE bomber—and new physics questions to try to solve.

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Sep 19, 2018

Captain Marvel and the Long, Strange History of Female Superhero Names
Captain Marvel used to be a dude. Captain Marvel also used to be Ms. Marvel. It's comics; it's complicated.

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Sep 19, 2018

Ferrari's Monza SP1 and SP2 Mix 21st Century Tech With 1950s Cool
The first car's in the "Icona" line offer 800 horsepower and looks borrowed from Ferrari's post-war racers.

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Sep 19, 2018

Why Animal Extinction Is Crippling Computer Science
Opinion: As the work of biologists and computer scientists converge, algorithmic secrets are increasingly found in nature

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Sep 19, 2018

This Supple, Squishy Robo-Jellyfish Can Explore Ocean Reefs
A new robotic jellyfish can squeeze through holes smaller than its body size.

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Sep 19, 2018

The Case for Expensive Antibiotics
A rogue pharmaceutical company ramped up the cost of a common antibiotic by 400 percent. While the medical community is irate, could high prices make antibiotics worth investing in?

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Sep 19, 2018

For JavaScript Developers, More Choices Mean Hard Choices
A wave of new programming tools promises to make developers' lives easier. But the turbulence makes it hard to stay current.

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Sep 19, 2018

The Best Accessories for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR
Gear up with everything you'll want for your iPhone—from Airpods to headphone dongles.

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Sep 19, 2018

Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Be Still My Heart
The bigger screen and beefed-up sensors bring the Apple Watch to the next level.

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Sep 18, 2018

A DOJ Probe Into Elon's Tweets Could Spell Yet More Trouble for Tesla
The reported criminal probe is likely in its early stages, but darkens an already gloomy sky gathering over Elon Musk's automaker.

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Sep 18, 2018

Twitter's Chronological Timeline Will Save Us From Ourselves
Twitter announced it's giving users more control over their timelines just in time for tweets about Toad.

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Sep 18, 2018

The Collateral Damage of Trump's Extreme Declassifications
Trump has the legal right to make public whatever documents he chooses. But he's going to cause untold damage in the process.

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Sep 18, 2018

'Captain Marvel' Trailer: The Next MCU Movie Will Pummel You with '90s Nostalgia
The MCU wants to take you back to the days of Blockbuster and beepers.

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Sep 18, 2018

QAnon Is Trying to Trick Facebook's Meme AI
How should Facebook balance transparency about its automated systems with security?

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Sep 18, 2018

QAnon Is Trying to Trick Facebook's Meme-Reading AI
How should Facebook balance transparency about its automated systems with security?

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Sep 18, 2018

The Mirai Botnet Architects Are Now Fighting Crime With the FBI
In 2016, three friends created a botnet that nearly broke the internet. Now, they're helping the feds catch cybercriminals of all stripes.

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Sep 18, 2018

It's the Emmy Awards That Need a 'Popular' Category, Not the Oscars
A lot of great shows came up empty-handed last night; others weren't nominated at all. Here's an idea: Let's celebrate TV we *talk* about.

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Sep 18, 2018

ACLU Says Facebook Ads Let Employers Favor Men Over Women
Charge filed with the EEOC says employers can discriminate by targeting ads at men and excluding women.

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Sep 18, 2018

How Audi's Electric E-tron SUV Stacks Up to Its Competitors
From kilowatt-hours to horsepower to acceleration times, see how the E-tron SUV compares to similar offerings from Tesla, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, and others.

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Sep 18, 2018

Still Smarting From Uber, Cities Wise up About Scooter Data
Most cities felt powerless to extract concessions from Uber and Lyft. Now that scooters are here, they've learned their lesson—and toughened up.

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Sep 18, 2018

Gillette's Heated Razor Warms Your Face While You Shave
Costing $150 and launching on Indiegogo, the Heated Razor isn't anything like what you're used to.

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Sep 18, 2018

The Blockchain: Boon for Bankers—or Tool for Tyrants?
Boosters think crypto­currencies and the distributed ledgers they depend on will reinvent the financial system. That may or may not be a good thing.

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Sep 18, 2018

The Dawn of Twitter and the Age of Awareness
Status update: We are all now sci-fi telepaths, deafened by the blaring thoughts of humanity.

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Sep 18, 2018

Things Break and Decay on the Internet—That's a Good Thing
The Wayback Machine reveals that the internet is frail and unsteady, like all human endeavors. And when things fail, they are replaced.

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Sep 18, 2018

Why DNA Is the Most Exciting Programming Language Today
Napster cofounder Sean Parker and biologist Alex Marson on the coming power of Crispr.

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Sep 18, 2018

Why the Gene Editors of Tomorrow Need to Study Ethics Today
Jennifer Doudna says the next generation of biologists will be our first line of defense against Crispr gone wild.

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