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Jul 12, 2020

Inside the Milan Hotel That Housed Covid-19 Patients
Photographer Alberto Bernasconi donned full protective gear to capture the scene of "guests" isolating in the four-star hotel.

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Jul 12, 2020

How to Trick Your Brain to Remember Almost Anything
Four-time USA Memory Champion Nelson Dellis and psychological scientist Julia Shaw explain how to boost your memory skills.

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Jul 12, 2020

Hybrid Remote Work Offers the Worst of Both Worlds
Post-pandemic, many companies plan to allow employees to work from home and a main office. But trying to do both ensures neither experience is good.

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Jul 12, 2020

10 Best Android and iPhone Games to Help You Survive Social Distancing
Close that newsfeed for a while. These Android and iPhone videogames are a great distraction.

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Jul 12, 2020

Dyson Airwrap Review: A Pricey Curling Iron, Blow Dryer, and Hot Air Brush in One
Dyson's Airwrap does all the heavy lifting for you, for a price.

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Jul 12, 2020

The Tricky Math of Herd Immunity for Covid-19
When will a disease stop spreading through a population? The formula is simple, but the variables are much more complicated.

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Jul 12, 2020

These Black Founders Succeeded In Spite of Silicon Valley
Spurned by traditional venture capital firms, three businesspeople turned to other funders, government contracts, and their own savings to launch companies.

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Jul 12, 2020

How Two-Factor Authentication Keeps Your Accounts Safe
Here are some of the best authenticator apps and options. It may take a moment to set up, but once you have 2FA enabled where it counts, you can rest easier.

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Jul 11, 2020

15 Billion Stolen Logins Are Circulating on the Dark Web
Plus: Facebook's Roger Stone takedown, the BlueLeaks server seizure, and more of the week's top security news.

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Jul 11, 2020

What Happens After a ‘Million-Mile Battery' Outlasts the Car?
Electric vehicle makers hope to roll out super long-lasting batteries. That raises interesting questions about resources, performance—and a battery's second act.

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Jul 11, 2020

Prepare for Artificial Intelligence to Produce Less Wizardry
A new paper argues that the computing demands of deep learning are so great that progress on tasks like translation and self-driving is likely to slow.

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Jul 11, 2020

The 19 Best Weekend Deals: Tech, Home Gear, and More
Heatwave and quarantine got you stuck indoors? These deals might help you spruce up your space for more comfort.

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Jul 11, 2020

The Best Gear to Make Beer, Wine, Cider, and Mead at Home (2020)
Your homegrown tomatoes won't help you forget how terrible everything is right now. Here's what you need to make booze at home.

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Jul 10, 2020

How Mysterious Protest Messages Have Filled the Skies
A WIRED investigation reveals how artists and skytypers are pioneering a new type of tech-fueled activism—and the inhumane conditions they're fighting.

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Jul 10, 2020

The 'Super Smash Bros.' Community Reckons With Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Dozens of people have come forward over the past week, many pointing to a culture that they say enabled rampant predatory behavior.

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Jul 10, 2020

Amazon Bans Employees From Using TikTok on Their Phones
US lawmakers have repeatedly raised security concerns over the app's Chinese ownership. Are US businesses next?

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Jul 10, 2020

Amazon Says It Didn't Mean to Ban Employees From Using TikTok
US lawmakers have repeatedly raised security concerns over the app's Chinese ownership. Are US businesses next?

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Jul 10, 2020

What It's Like to Work at Studio Ghibli
Steve Alpert worked at the animation house for 15 years, a time he details in his new book Sharing a House with the Never-Ending Man.

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Jul 10, 2020

Where Are the Adults in the Clubhouse?
Plus: A tough review of IBM's PCjr, fresh questions on Covid-19, and government help for the self-sufficient.

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Jul 10, 2020

Best Unlimited Data Plans: T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon
All the major US carriers have options that let you stream as much as you want. We've laid out how they work, and which will give you the most bang for your buck.

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Jul 10, 2020

Microsoft Halts a Global Fraud Campaign That Targeted CEOs
A sophisticated scheme was designed to trick businesses in more than 60 countries into wiring large sums of money to attackers.

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Jul 10, 2020

How We're Fighting Back Against Doomscrolling
This week, Angela Watercutter joins us to talk about why it's hard to unglue your eyes from bad news on social media. Plus, we share our tips for putting down the phone.

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Jul 10, 2020

Covid-19 Immunity May Rely on a Microscopic Helper: T Cells
Researchers have been looking beyond antibodies to understand how immunity to the new virus might work—and how to design a vaccine.

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Jul 10, 2020

Defending Black Lives Means Banning Facial Recognition
What's happening in Detroit should be a wakeup call for the nation. We can't stop police violence without ending police surveillance.

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Jul 10, 2020

The Ways We're Fighting Back Against Doomscrolling
This week, Angela Watercutter joins us to talk about why it's hard to unglue your eyes from bad news on social media. Plus, we share our tips for putting down the phone.

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Jul 10, 2020

The Triumphant, Complicated Return of 'Hamilton'
The musical, which debuted on Broadway in 2015, is now on Disney . And it's ready to be reexamined in new ways by an even bigger audience.

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Jul 10, 2020

An Algorithm Set Students' Grades—and Altered Their Futures
The International Baccalaureate program canceled its high-stakes exam because of Covid-19. The formula it used to "predict" scores puzzles students and teachers.

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Jul 10, 2020

13 YouTube Channels We Geek Out Over in Quarantine
From flying a plane to restoring art, YouTubers can truly teach you anything. Here are the best shows that have sparked our curiosity during quarantine.

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Jul 10, 2020

How a ‘Heat Dome' Forms—and Why This One Is So Perilous
A massive, intense heat wave is settling over the continental US. The ravages of the Covid pandemic are going to make it all the more deadly.

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Jul 10, 2020

Meet the Secret Algorithm That's Keeping Students Out of College
The International Baccalaureate program canceled its high-stakes exam because of Covid-19. The formula it used to "predict" scores puzzles students and teachers.

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Jul 09, 2020

Will We Recognize Life on Mars When We See It?
If NASA's Perseverance rover finds life on the Red Planet, there's a good chance our first extraterrestrial encounter will be a little ambiguous.

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Jul 09, 2020

'Palm Springs' Is a Timely Comedy About Being Stuck in the Now
In Hulu's new romantic comedy, every day feels the same. Sound familiar?

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Jul 09, 2020

Neo-Nazis Are Running Out of Places to Hide Online
Telegram booting far right groups from their hub disproves the idea that rampant Neo-Nazi terrorist recruitment is inevitable in the internet age

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Jul 09, 2020

Major iOS 14 Features and How to Download the Public Beta
Your home screen is changing, and your car keys may become optional. Here's what you can expect in your next iPhone update.

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Jul 09, 2020

Dear Joe Biden: Don't Listen to Silicon Valley
Unlike 20 years ago, today's Silicon Valley culture is elitist and authoritarian. Its leaders are part of the problem, not the solution.

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Jul 09, 2020

DoNotPay Unsubscribes You From Spam—and Tries to Get You Paid
There's finally a way to get off of email lists with your privacy intact.

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Jul 09, 2020

Covid Kills More Men Than Women. Experts Still Can't Explain Why
A new tracker from Harvard's GenderSci Lab is the first to consolidate sex-separated data from across the US. It may help researchers solve the mystery.

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Jul 09, 2020

Alienware M15 R2 Review: A Powerful Gaming Laptop
Packed with powerful hardware, this second-gen gaming laptop runs circles around the competition—for a short while.

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Jul 09, 2020

Linkin Park T-Shirts Are All the Rage in China
The band hasn't been cool for years. But its Minutes to Midnight logo is everywhere in the most populous country in the world.

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Jul 09, 2020

Larry Brilliant on How Well We Are Fighting Covid-19
Three months ago, the epidemiologist weighed in on what we must do to defeat this new threat. We went back to ask: How are we doing, and what comes next?

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Jul 09, 2020

How to Use Slack Without Driving Your Coworkers Crazy
Many of us use it at work, but here are some tips on how to make Slack work for you. (Stop. Hitting. Enter. So. Often.)

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Jul 09, 2020

Uber Moves Stealthily to Gain Allies in a Fight With Cities
Nonprofits and advocacy groups signed on to an organization called Communities Against Rider Surveillance—without knowing that the ride-hail giant was involved.

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Jul 09, 2020

Uber Quietly Recruits Allies to Battle Cities Over User Data
Nonprofits and advocacy groups signed on to an organization called Communities Against Rider Surveillance—without knowing that the ride-hail giant was involved.

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Jul 08, 2020

An Audit Slams Facebook as a Home for Misinformation and Hate
In a meeting and an unusual report, activist groups that instigated an ad boycott of the social media company say it has not responded adequately to criticism.

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Jul 08, 2020

Hong Kong's Security Law Puts Big Tech at a Crossroads
As China exerts more power over the city, companies like Facebook and Google have stopped handing over data—for now.

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Jul 08, 2020

Is It Game Streaming's Turn for a Labor Revolution?
After the demise of Mixer, livestreamers are taking a closer look at what their platform partnerships should look like.

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Jul 08, 2020

America Has a Sick Obsession with Covid-19 Polls
Scholars have long warned that constant polling is bad for democracy. In a pandemic, it's also bad for public health.

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Jul 08, 2020

The Best Veterinary Telemedicine Services for Your Pet (2020)
These days, your pet can get medical help without leaving home—but first, you need to understand the difference between telemedicine and teletriage.

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Jul 08, 2020

Citizen Science Projects Offer a Model for Coronavirus Apps
Americans don't like when their data is taken—but research shows they would be willing to donate it.

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Jul 08, 2020

How to Read Covid-19 Research (and Actually Understand It)
Confused? Surprised? Wondering where the good parts are? Here are a few tips on reading scientific papers to help those of us following along at home.

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Jul 08, 2020

Garmin Instinct Solar Review: A Great Backcountry Partner
Our favorite rugged and affordable outdoor watch can now recharge with the power of the sun.

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Jul 08, 2020

Global Warming. Inequality. Covid-19. And Al Gore Is ... Optimistic?
As vice president, he looked for big policy answers to hard global problems. Now he says all our crises are speeding us toward real solutions.

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Jul 08, 2020

Kai-Fu Lee Gives AI a B-Minus Grade in the Covid-19 Fight
Robots and computer programs can help with social distancing and food delivery, but have been less helpful in developing a vaccine.

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Jul 08, 2020

The Media Monsters in the National Dialog
Journalists are the bane of your existence. Which is why we need to talk about spelling and computer history. Seriously.

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Jul 07, 2020

This Company Wants to Rewrite the Future of Genetic Disease
Tessera Therapeutics is developing a new class of gene editors capable of precisely plugging in long stretches of DNA—something that Crispr can't do.

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Jul 07, 2020

This Company Wants to Rewrite the Future of Genetic Disease—Without Crispr Gene Editing
Tessera Therapeutics is developing a new class of gene editors capable of precisely plugging in long stretches of DNA—something that Crispr can't do.

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Jul 07, 2020

A Plan to Make Police Data Open Source Started on Reddit
The Police Data Accessibility Project aims to request, download, clean, and standardize public records that right now are overly difficult to find.

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Jul 07, 2020

India's TikTok Ban Dispels the Myth of the 'China Bogeyman'
Mark Zuckerberg and US tech giants argue that regulation will allow China to dominate. But in reality, the global market rejects unregulated, invasive tech.

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Jul 07, 2020

The 7 Best Turntables for Your Vinyl Collection (2020)
Looking for fresh indoor hobbies? Why not start a record collection? Here are our favorite entry-level turntables to help you enjoy analog audio at home.

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Jul 07, 2020

Tech That Could Help Pro Sports Adapt to the Pandemic
As pro leagues return to stadiums, here are a few novel technologies people are exploring as ways to keep fans and players safe.

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Jul 07, 2020

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Review: A Fine Android Tablet
The newest Galaxy tablet is a decent iPad alternative in a field with few competitors.

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Jul 07, 2020

Self-Driving Tech Is Becoming a Game of Partnerships
Making an autonomous vehicle is proving harder and costlier than many startups predicted. So they're teaming up with giants like Hyundai, Jaguar, and Ford.

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Jul 07, 2020

Keeping Up With the Coronas—or Why the Virus Is Winning
The climb in global cases is relentless. So what's corona got that we don't?

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Jul 07, 2020

Looks Like Russian Hackers Are on an Email Scam Spree
A group dubbed "Cosmic Lynx" uses surprisingly sophisticated methods—and targets big game.

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Jul 07, 2020

A Mathematician's Guide to How Contagion Spreads
Adam Kucharski wrote The Rules of Contagion before Covid-19. He talks about misinformation, bank failures, and coming up with hypotheses during a crisis.

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Jul 07, 2020

Covid Drives Real Businesses to Tap Deepfake Technology
Coronavirus restrictions make it harder and more expensive to shoot videos. So some companies are turning to synthetic media instead.

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Jul 07, 2020

Deepfakes Are Becoming the Hot New Corporate Training Tool
Coronavirus restrictions make it harder and more expensive to shoot videos. So some companies are turning to synthetic media instead.

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Jul 06, 2020

Seattle's Uber and Lyft Drivers Make $23.25 an Hour—or $9.73
Two studies reach very different conclusions about ride-hail earnings, as city officials consider setting a minimum wage.

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Jul 06, 2020

Hackers Are Exploiting a 5-Alarm Bug in Networking Equipment
For companies that haven't patched their BIG-IP products, it may already be too late.

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Jul 06, 2020

Tempo Studio Review: The Future of Gyms
This digital screen uses 3D cameras to correct your form, heralding a future without in-person trainers and physical gyms.

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Jul 06, 2020

The Epic Siberian Journey to Solve a Mass Extinction Mystery
A quarter-billion years ago, huge volcanic eruptions burned coal, leading to the worst extinction in Earth's history. Here's how scientists hunted down the evidence.

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Jul 06, 2020

The UAE's First Mars Mission Is a Robo-Meteorologist
The United Arab Emirates is preparing to launch its first Martian satellite, Hope, which will search for clues to the Red Planet's atmospheric mysteries.

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Jul 06, 2020

Tech Confronts Its Use of the Labels ‘Master' and ‘Slave'
Companies and programmers are re-examining how technical terms are used amid Black Lives Matter protests. But some worry the changes are empty symbolism.

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Jul 06, 2020

Here's How to Properly Read an Election Poll
As the country heads into another fraught election cycle, you can easily get fooled if you don't know how to interpret those polling results.

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Jul 06, 2020

Colleges Gear Up for an Uncertain Fall Semester Online
Many schools are preparing for some form of virtual instruction in the autumn. For faculty and students, it won't be perfect, and it certainly won't be "back to normal."

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Jul 05, 2020

Covid-19 Is Accelerating Human Transformation—Don't Waste It
The Neobiological Revolution, is here. Now's the time to put lessons from the Digital Revolution to use.

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Jul 05, 2020

A Startup Is Testing the Subscription Model for Search Engines
Neeva—formed by ex-Googler Sridhar Ramaswamy—asks users to be the customer, not the product.

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Jul 05, 2020

Covid-19 Is Accelerating Human Transformation—Let's Not Waste It
The Neobiological Revolution, is here. Now's the time to put lessons from the Digital Revolution to use.

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Jul 05, 2020

The 7 Best Drones (2020): Budget, Toys, Professional Video
Whether you want to battle Star Wars spaceships or shoot a cinematic masterpiece, you'll find a pick that's perfect for you.

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Jul 05, 2020

Congress Needs to Make Silicon Valley EARN IT
More narrow than its critics contest, the act would help stop tech giants from prioritizing profits over safety.

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Jul 05, 2020

Astronomers Are Uncovering the Magnetic Soul of the Universe
Researchers are discovering that magnetic fields permeate much of the cosmos. If these fields date back to the Big Bang, they could solve a cosmological mystery.

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Jul 05, 2020

LG's CX OLED TV Review: Pretty and Expensive
The company's new C-series is really expensive, but it looks really, really good—and not just when you're watching Zoolander.

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Jul 05, 2020

How to Passcode Lock Any App on Your Phone
Letting someone see your phone shouldn't also mean letting them snoop on your texts, photos, or emails. Here's how to stop it from happening.

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Jul 05, 2020

How to Passcode-Lock Any App on Your Phone
Letting someone see your phone shouldn't also mean letting them snoop on your texts, photos, or emails. Here's how to stop it from happening.

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Jul 04, 2020

4th of July Sales (2020): 32 Best Mattress and Tech Deals This Weekend
From mattresses to laptops, we'll meet all of your stay-at-home holiday tech needs here.

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Jul 04, 2020

4th of July Sales (2020): 14 Great Deals on Outdoor Gear
You can save some cash with these discounts on biking, camping, and climbing equipment. And if you are heading out, stay safe and wear your face mask.

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Jul 04, 2020

Encryption-Busting EARN IT Act Advances in Senate
Plus: A massive crime bust in Europe, a warning from US Cyber Command, and more of the week's top security news.

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Jul 04, 2020

DJI Mavic Air 2 Review: The Best Drone for Taking Photos and Videos
With a major camera upgrade, new automated flight modes, and longer flying times, this is the drone we recommend you get.

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Jul 04, 2020

A Bird's Epic Migration Stuns Scientists and Wins Online Fans
As researchers tracked his flight over 27 countries, a cuckoo became a celebrity and raised questions about how climate change could affect his species' travel.

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Jul 04, 2020

How to Host a Virtual Watch Party
Still sheltering in place? Good. Here's how to watch movies with friends, even when you're apart.

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Jul 04, 2020

The Producer of 'Foundation' on Asimov, Covid-19, and Race in Sci-Fi
Leigh Dana Jackson, the co-executive producer on Apple TV 's forthcoming show, believes genre fiction has a role to play in addressing injustice.

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Jul 03, 2020

We Need a New 'Legend of Zelda' Cartoon
The Zelda videogames were turned into an animated series once in 1989. It's time for a reboot.

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Jul 03, 2020

Hummingbirds Can See Colors We Can't Even Imagine
When humans see purple, we're really seeing a blend of red and blue light. Hummingbirds see purple plus ultraviolet—and lots of other nonspectral colors.

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Jul 03, 2020

In This American Revolution, Even the Oscars Have a Role
Diversifying the Academy won't change Hollywood overnight, but it will ensure that more perspectives are taken into account when naming the best art of our time.

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Jul 03, 2020

Moto G Fast and Moto E Review (2020): Great Phones for $200 and Under
With solid performance and long battery life, the Moto G Fast and the Moto E are great value—if you rarely take photos with your smartphone.

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Jul 03, 2020

The Gear That's Getting Us Through Quarantine
As the necessary shelter in place restrictions continue, we're joined by WIRED's Alan Henry and Adrienne So to talk about the technologies helping us pass the time.

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Jul 03, 2020

The Worst Hacks and Breaches of 2020 So Far
Iran, China, Russia—the gang was all here in the first half of this year. Oh, and also an unprecedented pandemic that's been a boon for hackers.

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Jul 02, 2020

‘Covid Parties' Are Not a Thing
No, Alabama frat boys aren't doing snot shots and betting on who can get sick first. Why does the media keep suggesting otherwise?

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Jul 02, 2020

"Covid Parties" Are Not a Thing
No, Alabama frat boys aren't doing snot shots and betting on who can get sick first. Why does the media keep suggesting otherwise?

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Jul 02, 2020

How Masks Went From Don't-Wear to Must-Have During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Public health messaging and science have to work hard to stay in sync during a crisis. During the Covid-19 pandemic, they haven't always succeeded.

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