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Jul 21, 2018

Instant Pot Max Review: Not Quite Instant Success
Don't replace your existing multicooker just yet.

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Jul 21, 2018

Solar May Never Power Your EV, But You Can Still Drive on Sunshine
Solar panels may never be good enough to keep electric cars from being plugged in, but advances in the tech make driving on power generated from the Sun a near-term possibility.

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Jul 20, 2018

By Firing James Gunn During Comic-Con, Marvel's Reckoning Came at the Worst Time Possible
Sacking the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' helmer was the worst outcome of a lose-lose situation.

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Jul 20, 2018

Comic-Con 2018: 'Glass' Is the Movie M. Night Shyamalan Wanted to Make For Comics Fans
When the filmmaker made 'Unbreakable' in 2000, the studio told him to avoid mentioning comics. Those days are done.

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Jul 20, 2018

Comic-Con 2018: James Wan Knows About Your 'Aquaman' Memes—and He Likes Them
And other tidbits from a conversation with the director.

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Jul 20, 2018

Facebook's Fight Against Fake News Keeps Raising Questions
One day after CEO Mark Zuckerberg had to clarify his position on Holocaust deniers, Facebook announced a new policy to take down misinformation that might lead to violence.

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Jul 20, 2018

Facebook Confirms It's Working on a New Internet Satellite
Emails obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request reveal the social network has had plans to launch low Earth orbit satellites since at least 2016.

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Jul 20, 2018

Turns Out Cities Can't Sue Oil Companies for Climate Change
Municipalities all over the US are taking oil companies to court for damages related to global warming. They're losing.

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Jul 20, 2018

Charting Juul's Face-Off With Legislators and Watchdogs
This week, special guest Nitasha Tiku charts Juul's ever-changing relationship with its consumers, its investors, and those who oppose its product.

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Jul 20, 2018

The Midterm Elections Are Already Under Attack
Phishing attempts and DDoS attacks have begun hitting 2018 campaigns. The US seems ill-prepared to meet the challenge.

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Jul 20, 2018

How a Team of Experts Quelled Colorado's Enormous Spring Fire
The state's third-largest wildfire ever burned more than 100,000 acres and destroyed more than 200 homes.

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Jul 20, 2018

LIVE: Watch This Man Try to Break the World Record for Paper Airplane Flight
On Friday, John Collins—aka The Paper Airplane Guy—will attempt to break his own world record for paper airplane flight distance.

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Jul 20, 2018

This Man Tried to Break the World Record for Paper Airplane Flight
On Friday, John Collins—aka The Paper Airplane Guy—had ten attempts to break his own world record for paper flight distance. He came up short.

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Jul 20, 2018

Exploji! A Timeline of Emoji's Sudden, Drastic Rise
Apple's 2011 release of the emoji keyboard may have signaled the start of the spike, but it feels like emoji have been with us forever.

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Jul 20, 2018

'No Man's Sky' Finally Gets Multiplayer, and Everything Else in Games This Week
This week, we've got some big growth for some big games, alongside a very late bug fix and an excellent Nintendo Switch port.

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Jul 20, 2018

The Best Backpacks for Work (2018): GoRuck, Peak Design, Chrome, Tom Bihn
These are the work bags that we absolutely adore.

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Jul 20, 2018

Welcome to the Era of Orbital Publicity Stunts
Are science and commerce the only legitimate pursuits off-planet—and who gets to decide?

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Jul 20, 2018

Post-Prime Day Deals: Dell, Bose, Urbanears
Did you miss the excellent deals this week? Don't worry. We got you.

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Jul 20, 2018

Beyond Elon Musk's Drama, Tesla's Cars Are Thrilling Drivers
Look beyond the Twitter antics and the up-and-down stock price, and you'll find a growing mass of happy customers.

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Jul 20, 2018

How Americans Wound Up on Twitter's List of Russian Bots
Researchers analyzing the pattern of tweets say 20 or more real Americans may have been erroneously included on a list given to Congress, and later publicized.

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Jul 20, 2018

Some Scientists Work With China, but NASA Won't
NASA's ban on scientific contacts doesn't apply to all academics.

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Jul 20, 2018

Uber's CEO Faces an Impossible Decision
With employees critiquing executives in the press, Dara Khosrowshahi must now decide whether to repeat history, or forge a new company culture based on trust.

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Jul 20, 2018

Zoox Flashes Serious Self-Driving Skills in Chaotic San Francisco
The secretive startup has released a video showing its car facing down some of San Francisco's gnarliest thoroughfares and San Franciscans' most befuddling behaviors.

Wired News
Jul 19, 2018

Comic-Con 2018: *Doctor Who*'s First Female Doctor Will Bring a New Generation of Whovians
Jodie Whittaker, who plays the show's new (and thirteenth!) Doctor, met her fans at the show's Comic-Con panel today.

Wired News
Jul 19, 2018

The Stars of the Comic-Con 'Predator' Panel? Thomas Jane's Feet
The actor hardly ever wears shoes—a fact his co-stars were all too happy to discuss.

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Jul 19, 2018

Uganda's Regressive Social Media Tax Stays, at Least For Now
The internet is an essential tool for democracy in the modern era. And that's why the government wanted to tax it in Uganda.

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Jul 19, 2018

How a #MeToo Facebook Group Became a Tool for Harassment
The closed group was taken over by abusive trolls, raising questions about Facebook's ability to monitor spaces designed for sharing intimate information.

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Jul 19, 2018

Overlooked '80s Sci-Fi Flicks, Recalled by Wired Readers
Some look back at the '80s and recall Ronald Reagan, glam metal and The Breakfast Club — a time of weird hair, ridiculous fashions and a thaw in the Cold War. See also: Your Favorite Sci-Fi Flicks, From Metropolis Through the '50s Best Sci-Fi Flicks of the '60s, '70s, According to You When prodded, Wired.com \[…\]

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Jul 19, 2018

How to Make Newborn Guitars Look Artfully Ancient
WATERFORD, Michigan — Not everybody wants a shiny new guitar these days. A few connoisseurs want one that looks like it's taken more abuse than Keith Richards. Nailing the look and feel of a vintage guitar takes time. Guys like Vince Cunetto and Bill Nash, both known for their high-end "aged to perfection" instruments, make \[…\]

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Jul 19, 2018

What's Really Behind Apple's New MacBook Pro Keyboard
iFixit performs surgery on Apple's new silicone-padded keyboard.

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Jul 19, 2018

Tired of Waiting For 'Kingdom Hearts III'? Check Your Phone
'Kingdom Hearts Union ?' hit mobile a couple of years ago—and is the perfect appetizer for the long-awaited console title.

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Jul 19, 2018

Gorilla Glass 6 Is More Durable and Built For the Future
The next generation of Corning's Gorilla Glass can withstand repeated drops—and is built for the future of smartphones.

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Jul 19, 2018

Nonprofit for Migrants Declines a Donation from Salesforce
RAICES, which received more than $20 million in donations through a viral Facebook campaign, wanted Salesforce to drop its contract with a US border agency.

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Jul 19, 2018

Aerial Images Capture Swathes of Amazon Rainforest Destroyed by Gold Mining
Ernesto Benavides hangs out of helicopters to document the devastation inside Peru's Tambopata National Reserve.

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Jul 19, 2018

A Comprehensive Guide to the Physics of Running on the Moon
Humans are going to live on the moon eventually. So how are we going to *move around* there?

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Jul 19, 2018

Watch This Man Try to Break the Record for Paper Airplane Flight
On Friday, John Collins—aka The Paper Airplane Guy—will attempt to break his own world record for paper airplane flight distance.

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Jul 19, 2018

Dive Under the Ice With the Brave Robots of Antarctica
Sending a robot into the icy depths and getting it back alive can be more challenging than communicating with a Mars rover millions of miles away.

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Jul 19, 2018

Elizabeth Holmes' Downfall From Theranos Has Been Explained Deeply—By Men
No one seems to have listened to the Theranos founder in her own words. Until now.

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Jul 19, 2018

Elizabeth Holmes' Downfall Has Been Explained Deeply—By Men
No one seems to have listened to the Theranos founder in her own words. Until now.

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Jul 19, 2018

The Challenge of Teaching Helicopters to Fly Themselves
Aviation companies like Sikorsky are working on self-flying helicopters, a technical ordeal that makes robo-planes look easy.

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Jul 19, 2018

One Young Boy's Magnificent Obsession with Fans
It's a parent's job to think her child is exceptional.

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Jul 19, 2018

Loon's Internet-Slinging Balloons Are Headed to Kenya
The former Google X project is now its own Alphabet company, and just signed its first commercial agreement with Telkom Kenya.

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Jul 19, 2018

Loon's Internet-Slinging Balloons Are Headed to Work Over Kenya
The former Google X project is now its own Alphabet company, and just signed its first commercial agreement with Telkom Kenya.

Wired News
Jul 18, 2018

Trump's Russia Denials Have Real Consequences
Trump has denied or downplayed Russia's attempts to influence US democracy three times this week—and that has very real consequences.

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Jul 18, 2018

Airbnb Can't Win New York—But It Can't Quit Either
New York City's latest bill is part of a long campaign pitting hoteliers against the home-sharing site. But success in New York is crucial—regardless of the consequences and costs.

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Jul 18, 2018

The 10 Most Difficult-to-Defend Online Fandoms, from Barbz to Pewdiepie's Bro Army
Artists and entrepreneurs aren't responsible for the actions of their followers—and in some of these cases, that's a good thing.

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Jul 18, 2018

Amazon Web Services Tests Out Two Tools to Help Keep the Cloud Secure
Amid frequent customer data exposures, Amazon Web Services is pushing to spot errors and promote access control.

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Jul 18, 2018

Don't Expect Big Changes from Europe's Record Google Fine
The European Commission ruled that Google had unfairly used its Android operating system to harm competitors and consumers.

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Jul 18, 2018

How a Flock of Drones Developed Collective Intelligence
Just like groups of birds or insects, these drones organize themselves into cohesive groups—a so-called "emergent" property of their individual actions.

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Jul 18, 2018

The Best Post-Prime Day Deals From Apple, Walmart, Fitbit, Dell
Amazon's Prime Day is over, but rivals like Walmart are still holding huge sales on Fitbit, Beats headphones, video games, and more.

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Jul 18, 2018

Prime Day 2018 Is Over: But Deals Remain From Bose, Fitbit, and More
Amazon Prime Day 2018 has ended, but there are still some great deals going. We've collected the best post-Prime Day deals, including some from Bose and Fitbit.

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Jul 18, 2018

Reddit Reinvents the Chat Room With Subreddit Chat
Reddit wants to bring its communities closer together. Its solution: throwing it back to real-time chatrooms.

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Jul 18, 2018

Rising Seas Could Cause Your Next Internet Outage
In just 15 years, roughly 4,000 miles of fiber-optic cables in US coastal cities could go underwater.

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Jul 18, 2018

Photograph or Painting? These Landscapes Are Both
French artist Guillaume Hebert creates hybrid images that blur the differences between media.

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Jul 18, 2018

The False Tale of Amazon's Industry-Conquering Juggernaut
Jeff Bezos may be the richest man of the modern age, but he built his e-commerce empire by playing freely with new ideas—not disrupting swaths of industries

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Jul 18, 2018

Why You Can't Trust More Cryptocurrency White Papers
Crypto-developers—ironically, a community devoted to eliminating centralized authority—could use more traditional vetting structures.

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Jul 18, 2018

Meet Jonathan Albright, The Digital Sleuth Exposing Fake News
Buried in media scholar Jonathan Albright's research was proof of a massive political misinformation campaign. Now he's taking on the the world's biggest platforms before it's too late.

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Jul 18, 2018

Comic-Con 2018: What We're Most Looking Forward to at This Year's Convention
Horror sequels, a Momoa-shaped tsunami, and the Spider-Man we've all been waiting for—SDCC may be light this year, but there's plenty to look forward to.

Wired News
Jul 17, 2018

Lawmakers Don't Grasp the Sacred Tech Law They Want to Gut
Decades ago, Section 230 gave tech companies sweeping power to police content on their platforms. Now some lawmakers want that power back.

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Jul 17, 2018

In Greenland, Iceberg Shedding Is a Tourist Attraction and a Threat
On the coast of Greenland, cliffs of ice routinely shed chunks into the water, generating dramatic waves that tourist boats travel to see.

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Jul 17, 2018

A Giant Iceberg Grounded Itself Near a Greenland Town
It's retreated, but the risk of what happens with a grounded iceberg is almost luck of the draw.

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Jul 17, 2018

6 Weird and Awesome Amazon Prime Day Deals
Already own an Echo Dot and an Instant Pot? We have a few fascinatingly strange Amazon Prime Deals for you.

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Jul 17, 2018

A House Republican Joins the Fight to Save Net Neutrality
Colorado's Mike Coffman signs a petition to force a vote on a measure to restore the Obama-era rules. Backers still need about 40 more members to sign on.

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Jul 17, 2018

Sacha Baron Cohen's Fake Conspiracy Site Is Fully Post-Parody
Truthbrary.org is the website of Dr. Billy W. Ruddick, a character Cohen plays in Who Is America?, but the conspiracy theories it aggregates are taken from across the web.

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Jul 17, 2018

Astronomers Discovered 12 New Moons Around Jupiter. Here's How
Eleven of them behave a lot like Jupiter's other moons, but the twelfth one is weird (in a good way).

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Jul 17, 2018

Best Prime Day Gaming Deals (2018): Xbox, Nintendo, PC, Headset Deals
Some fantastic gear for gamers is on sale for Amazon Prime Day, including consoles, headsets, PCs, accessories, and games.

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Jul 17, 2018

BMW's Launching an Uber Competitor in Seattle
The automaker's ReachNow car-sharing service now lets users book rides with pro drivers, putting it in competition with and Uber Black and Lyft Lux.

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Jul 17, 2018

Does Comics Culture Have an Inferiority Complex?
The comics industry, and its fans, are no longer the underdogs.

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Jul 17, 2018

'Sonic Mania Plus' Manages to Be Different Where It Counts
A good remix can provide a thrilling encounter with an already fantastic game—and that's what Sega's latest accomplishes with a new gameplay mode.

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Jul 17, 2018

Prime Day Alternatives: Best Deals From Google, Walmart, Dell
Amazon may have Prime Day, but rivals like Google and Walmart are holding huge sales, too.

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Jul 17, 2018

Crispr Can Speed Up Nature—and Change How We Grow Food
It took thousands of years for humans to breed a pea-sized fruit into a beautiful beefsteak tomato. Now, with gene editing, scientists can change everything.

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Jul 17, 2018

How Google's Safe Browsing Helped Build a More Secure Web
You may not have heard of Safe Browsing, but it's made the web more secure for over a decade. Here's its story, from the people who built it.

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Jul 17, 2018

RealNetworks Launches Free Facial Recognition Tool for Schools
A new facial recognition tool by RealNetworks aims to keep kids safe in school. But privacy experts fear the unchecked surveillance of kids could go awry.

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Jul 17, 2018

Self-Driving Cars Finally Get an Easy-to-Read Rule Book
Inrix's 'Road Rules' platform lets cities compile details about things like stop signs and school zones in a computer-friendly format that any self-driving developer can fold into its software.

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Jul 16, 2018

Why Sinclair's Bid to Buy the Tribune Company Might Die
FCC Chair Ajit Pai, long seen as supporting the deal, suggests sending it to a judge-often a graveyard for merger proposals.

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Jul 16, 2018

Strikes, Boycotts, and Outages Mar Amazon Prime Day
Workers in Europe, upset by talk of cuts in pay and benefits, plan walkouts during one of the retailer's biggest promotions.

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Jul 16, 2018

Rubio, Warner Stress Election Security After Trump-Putin Summit
Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio both cast President Trump's appearance in Helsinki as a major setback in the fight against Russian interference in elections around the world.

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Jul 16, 2018

The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals for Home, Outdoor, and Lifestyle: Instant Pot, Zojirushi, Fitbit
Pull your shattered life back together with our favorite home and outdoor deals this Prime Day.

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Jul 16, 2018

The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals (2018): Home, Laptops, Echo, Kindle
Prime Day is finally here! We have the deals you're looking for.

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Jul 16, 2018

Trump-Putin Press Conference Gave Russia Everything It Wanted
By refusing to acknowledge Russia's role in election interference, Trump has given it the green light to continue.

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Jul 16, 2018

Best Prime Day 2018 Deals: Echo, Kindle, Fire, Cloud Cam
Fire HD Tablets, Fire TVs, Kindles, Cloud Cams, Echo speakers, and more are as cheap as they'll get for Prime Day.

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Jul 16, 2018

Star Wars News: Look Out for Billy Dee Williams in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
The actor has reportedly signed on to join J.J. Abrams' next 'Star Wars' movie.

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Jul 16, 2018

Roku TV Wireless Speakers: Price, Specs, and Release Date
Roku's new $199 wireless speakers are matched with an optional wireless button you place in another room and use as a voice remote.

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Jul 16, 2018

How Is a Runner Like a Bouncing Ball?
You can make a physics model that teaches you tons about running.

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Jul 16, 2018

How New York City Is Tackling Extreme Heat in a Warming World
Extreme heat already kills more than a hundred New Yorkers yearly. It's on track to kill thousands by 2080.

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Jul 16, 2018

Comcast and AT&T Are Fighting to Become Media Companies
Transmitting data makes steady, low returns. But the telecom giants want a grander life: in high-risk, high-reward, high-margins media.

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Jul 16, 2018

How Elucd's 'Sentiment Meter' Helps Cops in LA and NYC Understand Their Precincts
Cops in LA, NYC, and beyond are using software from Elucd to figure out how the sentiments of the people they protect.

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Jul 16, 2018

Juul's Lobbying Could Send Its Public Image Up in Smoke
Maker of e-cigarettes is trying to convince regulators that it wants to push away the teens that made it famous, just as its trying to raise billions.

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Jul 16, 2018

What *Is* Meat, Anyway? Lab-Grown Food Sets Off a Debate
You don't typically find philosophical bickering at an FDA public meeting. But then again, lab-grown meat is no ordinary topic.

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Jul 16, 2018

What Robert Mueller Knows—and 9 Areas He'll Pursue Next
The special counsel has collected a mountain of evidence in the Trump-Russia investigation, but so far only a tiny amount of it has been revealed in official indictments. Here are nine areas where we should expect answers as the inquiry unfolds.

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Jul 15, 2018

Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup
President Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court got a lot of gums flapping on the internet last week.

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Jul 15, 2018

Don't Call Them Winged Rats—These Pigeons Are Exquisite
Leila Jeffreys photographed majestically colorful members of the Columbidae family in Australia.

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Jul 15, 2018

Uber's HR Troubles, Elon's Cave Rescue, and More Car News This Week
Plus: a look inside Alphabet's moonshot factory, Pininfarina's electric hypercar, the angst of the Automated Vehicles Symposium., and more.

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Jul 15, 2018

The Complex Engineering of the Simple Hook That Could Make Drone Deliveries Real
Engineers at the Google sister company Wing spent more than a few hours searching for just the right mechanism that would let their drones safely deliver packages.

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Jul 15, 2018

All the Gear You Need to Conquer Comic-Con 2018
Brave long lines and massive crowds like a superhero with these essential items.

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Jul 14, 2018

‘Hereditary' Proves Satanists Just Aren't Scary Anymore
The new horror movie is very frightening—but not entirely because of its occult twist.

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Jul 14, 2018

Ukraine Blocks a Russian Hack, a Silk Road Arrest, and More Security News This Week
Drone plans for sale, a Silk Road arrest, and more security news this week.

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Jul 14, 2018

Space Photos of the Week: Mars Has Spiders in the Springtime
Beautiful evidence of our red neighbor's watery past and current annual changes.

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Jul 14, 2018

Slime Molds Remember—But Do They Learn?
Evidence mounts that organisms without nervous systems can in some sense learn and solve problems, but researchers disagree about whether this is "primitive cognition."

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Jul 14, 2018

Pininfarina's Back With a $2 Million Electric Hypercar
The famed Italian design house hopes to win over customers with the PF0, a battery-powered ride that hits 60 mph in under two seconds and offers 310 miles of range.

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