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May 11, 2021

Biden Makes a Deal With Uber and Lyft in the Name of Vaccines
Despite his unease with the ride-hail business model, the president needs help getting more Americans to vaccination sites to meet his July 4 deadline.

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May 11, 2021

How Amazon Sidewalk Works—and Why You May Want to Turn It Off
The premise is convenient. But the ecommerce giant's record on privacy isn't exactly inspiring.

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May 11, 2021

Vaccinating US Kids Isn't Neglect of Indian Adults
The debate over whether it's ethical to inoculate American children while the pandemic rages elsewhere is unproductive and harmful.

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May 11, 2021

How a Geeky Superhero Fan Revived a Failing Comic Con
And how he used that great knowledge to help nudge Marvel back from bankruptcy.

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May 11, 2021

Rumble Sends Viewers Tumbling Toward Misinformation
Research shows the emergent video platform can recommend conspiracy theories and other harmful content more often than not.

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May 11, 2021

Awesome, Hypnotic Photos of Swirling, Crystal Chemistry
A new book goes micro to show the wonderful world of close-up chemical reactions.

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May 11, 2021

A Top New York Restaurant Is Going Vegan. It Could Backfire
Michelin-starred Eleven Madison Park will only serve plant-based dishes—but here's how keeping a little bit of meat on the menu could set a better example.

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May 11, 2021

Why Is It So Hard to Be Evil in Video Games?
Sometimes there are too many choices. Most of the time, "good versus evil" isn't very clear-cut.

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May 11, 2021

This Is Your Brain Under Anesthesia
For the first time, researchers were able to observe, in extra-fine detail, how neurons behave as consciousness shuts down.

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May 11, 2021

The Secret Origins of Amazon's Alexa
In 2011, Jeff Bezos dreamt up a talking device. But making the virtual assistant sound intelligent proved far more difficult than anyone could have imagined.

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May 11, 2021

Get Your Hands on Some of Our Favorite Sex Toys
May is National Masturbation Month, and sales from two of our favorite brands will help you perfect your self-love.

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May 11, 2021

The Cicadas Are Coming. Let's Eat Them!
Why not embrace Brood X as the free-range, sustainable source of protein that it truly is?

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May 11, 2021

How to Take a Slick, Professional Headshot With Your Phone
Snapping that perfect self-portrait on your phone is a skill. Here's how to do it, according to the experts.

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May 10, 2021

DarkSide Hit Colonial Pipeline—and Created an Unholy Mess
As the White House gets involved in the response, the group behind the malware is scrambling.

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May 10, 2021

US Teens Can Get Their Covid Shot. What's Next for Schools?
Kids as young as 12 are now authorized for Pfizer's shot. That could make it easier for campuses to reopen this fall—but it introduces a whole new set of decisions.

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May 10, 2021

Apple Execs Chose to Keep a Hack of 128 Million iPhones Quiet
Emails from the Epic Games lawsuit show Apple brass discussing how to handle a 2015 iOS hack. The company never directly notified affected users.

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May 10, 2021

Black and Queer AI Groups Say They'll Spurn Google Funding
The move is the latest fallout following the departures of the heads of the company's ethical AI research team and a recruiter.

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May 10, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About the Coronavirus
Here's all the WIRED coverage in one place, from how to keep your children entertained to how this outbreak is affecting the economy.

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May 10, 2021

Ann Takamaki From Persona 5 Was Exactly Who I Needed to See
My community wasn't always accepting of my mixed Asian heritage. Turns out, neither was Ann's.

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May 10, 2021

2 Baseballs Collided at an MLB Game. How Did That Happen?
During a pregame warmup, Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper batted a line drive right into a ball zooming in from the outfield. It's not impossible, but it's a long shot.

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May 10, 2021

Bad Weather Forecasts Are a Climate Crisis Disaster
Predicting the output of solar panels is tricky—but getting it right could slash carbon emissions.

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May 10, 2021

Faulty Weather Forecasts Are a Climate Crisis Disaster
Predicting the output of solar panels is tricky—but getting it right could slash carbon emissions.

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May 10, 2021

One Thing Covid Didn't Smash to Pieces? Monster Movies
If you liked Godzilla vs. Kong, there's more—and better—where that stupid mindless clobberfest came from.

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May 10, 2021

The Pentagon Inches Toward Letting AI Control Weapons
Drills involving swarms of drones raise questions about whether machines could outperform a human operator in complex scenarios.

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May 10, 2021

The Best Chef's Knives to Sharpen Your Home Cooking Skills
It's the indispensable multi-tool of the kitchen. We sliced and diced our way through meats and veggies to find today's best blades.

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May 10, 2021

How to Use Tech to Capture Your Family History
Our elders have rich stories to share. There's no better time than now to sit down and hit Record.

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May 09, 2021

4 Rugged French Presses for Your Coffee-Fueled Summer Escape
Whether you're an avid camper or vacation home-renter, try one of these glass-free French presses made for traveling.

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May 09, 2021

Hitting the Road This Winter? Take Your Kitchen With You
Whether you're an avid camper or vacation home-renter, try one of these glass-free French presses made for traveling.

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May 09, 2021

The Best Camping Gear to Jump-Start Your Adventures
Enjoy nature with WIRED's favorite outdoor products and essentials.

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May 09, 2021

What If Gravity Is Actually a Double Copy of Other Forces?
An enigmatic connection between the forces of nature is allowing physicists to explore the quantum side of gravity.

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May 09, 2021

What's Google Floc? And How Does It Affect Your Privacy?
There's a battle raging over how advertisers can target us on the web—or whether they should be able to target us at all.

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May 09, 2021

25 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gifts on Sale Now
Mom deserves breakfast in bed, but she may like these discounts on WIRED-recommended gear too.

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May 09, 2021

Google Gets Serious About Two-Factor Authentication. Good!
The tech giant wants to push its billions of users—and the rest of the industry—to enable multifactor authentication by default.

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May 08, 2021

The Colonial Pipeline Hack Is a New Extreme for Ransomware
An attack has crippled the company's operations—and cut off a large portion of the East Coast's fuel supply—in an ominous development for critical infrastructure.

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May 08, 2021

Microsoft Will Soon Kill Flash on Windows 10 for Good
Plus: A Peloton data leak, Russian hacker details, and more of the week's top security news.

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May 08, 2021

Microsoft's 15-Inch Surface Laptop 4 Is a Battery Champion
This fourth-gen notebook lacks Thunderbolt and has a spongy keyboard, but it delivers where it matters most.

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May 08, 2021

ISPs Funded 8.5 Million Fake Comments Opposing Net Neutrality
The secret campaign, backed by major broadband companies, used real people's names without their consent.

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May 08, 2021

What's the Point of Wasps, Anyway?
A new study says the reviled stinging insects play a critical ecological role—and their venom might even be useful to people.

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May 08, 2021

These 5 Great Weighted Blankets Are on Sale Right Now
Weighted blankets are comforting, but they're usually pricey. We found discounts on one for kids, a King-sized model, and more.

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May 08, 2021

Want to Grow Your Own Food? Try a Hydroponic Garden
Today's home kits are stylish, smart, and easier to use than ever. Here's how to get started.

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May 07, 2021

Trump Abused the System. Facebook Created It
The company's oversight board failed to mention one thing in its ruling this week: Facebook's responsibility for making the tools to wield undue influence and power.

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May 07, 2021

22 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gifts on Sale Now
Mom deserves breakfast in bed, but she may like these discounts on WIRED-Recommended gear, too.

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May 07, 2021

Twitter's Tip Jar Privacy Fiasco Was Entirely Avoidable
Sending its users to PayPal has created all sorts of problems that Twitter should have caught ahead of time.

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May 07, 2021

Pfizer's FDA Request, Vaccine Diplomacy, and More News
Catch up on the most important updates from this week.

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May 07, 2021

Sci-Fi About Overpopulation Was Way Off
In his new book, political reporter Matthew Yglesias imagines a future America that's revitalized itself by tripling its population.

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May 07, 2021

Epic v. Apple and the Plan to Avoid ‘Looking Like the Baddies'
This week's antitrust trial against Apple reveals in new detail how the Fortnite developer aimed to take on the industry's titans.

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May 07, 2021

24 Essential PS4 Games Every Player Should Try
Crawl dungeons, hunt dinosaurs, and learn to be a dad with our favorite PlayStation 4 titles.

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May 07, 2021

The Bill and Melinda Gates Divorce Memes Are Freaking Me Out
Get LOLs out of anything else, I'm begging you.

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May 07, 2021

The Powerful, Complicated Women of Resident Evil
Resident Evil Village's Lady Dimitrescu is only the latest in a long line of the series' strong—and sometimes conflicted—female characters.

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May 07, 2021

Why Amy Klobuchar Just Wrote 600 Pages on Antitrust
Plus: The iPhone before the App Store, the threat of digital enhancement, and the unlikely darling of the liberals.

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May 07, 2021

Resident Evil Has Had a Rocky Relationship With Multiplayer
When this iconic horror franchise veers from single-player stories, the results are often scary—and not in a good way.

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May 07, 2021

Bats Raised in Helium-Rich Air Reveal a Key to Echolocation
To test bats' sense of the speed of sound, researchers put them in an atmosphere that alters it. No word on whether the helium made the bats sound funny.

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May 07, 2021

Here's the Truth About Section 230
This week, we go deep on the law that shaped the modern internet with our resident legal eagle, Gilad Edelman.

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May 07, 2021

Apollo's Ghost E-Scooter Is So Powerful, It's Scary
This electric kick scooter is heavy and spendy, but its dual motors can get close to 40 miles per hour.

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May 07, 2021

Sisters With Transistors Puts Women Back Into Music History
The documentary follows the women who, throughout the 20th century, captured the sound of a newly electrified world.

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May 07, 2021

The Wolf Tree and the World Wide Web
In this essay from Finding the Mother Tree, Suzanne Simard reflects on parenting, climate change, and the networks at the heart of the forest.

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May 06, 2021

Sharks Use the Earth's Magnetic Field Like a Compass
Biologists have long believed that these animals rely on magnetic sensing to migrate across oceans. Someone finally figured out how to prove it.

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May 06, 2021

Here's a Calendar Trick to Ease Post-Pandemic Reentry
Ready or not, the world is opening up. Creating a daily rhythm calendar can help you take it all in at your own pace.

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May 06, 2021

Which Google Pixel Phone (and Gear) Should You Buy?
Here's a guide to all the models, along with case recommendations and software tips.

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May 06, 2021

What a Crossword AI Reveals About Humans' Way With Words
Dr. Fill, a puzzle-solving automaton, came out victorious at last week's national tournament—but human solvers shouldn't throw in the towel just yet.

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May 06, 2021

KEF's New Wireless Bookshelf Speakers Are Modern Marvels
The KEF LS50 Wireless II are audiophile-grade companions for the streaming era. And they play nice with TVs too.

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May 06, 2021

Everything You've Heard About Section 230 Is Wrong
These hallowed 26 words shield internet companies from being held responsible for what people post and share. But the web's most sacred law is a false idol.

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May 06, 2021

15 Last-Minute Deals on Mother's Day Gifts
We couldn't find a discount on breakfast in bed, but these WIRED-recommended products are the next best thing.

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May 06, 2021

Twitter Groups Offer India a Covid-19 Lifeline
Hashtags have provided a kind of emergency hotline—but the need for mutual aid on social media is also a rebuke to the government.

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May 06, 2021

The Statistical Secrets of Covid-19 Vaccines
They're really very good, and they're the only way out of the pandemic. But a tour through the numbers could bring the vaccine-hesitant into the tent.

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May 06, 2021

To Make These Chips More Powerful, IBM Is Growing Them Taller
The company reveals a process that it says can cram two-thirds more transistors on a semiconductor, heralding faster and more efficient electronic devices.

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May 05, 2021

Peloton Recalls Treadmills After Injuries and a Child Death
A 6-year-old died after being pulled under the Tread . It's unclear what the next move will be for the connected-fitness-equipment maker.

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May 05, 2021

How a Former Netflix Exec Built a Brazen Bribery Scheme
The company's ex-vice president of IT faces 20 years in prison for creating a pay-to-play environment with technology vendors.

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May 05, 2021

Oversight Board to Facebook: We're Not Doing Your Dirty Work
The decision on Trump is the clearest indication yet that the board does not want to be Facebook's flunky.

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May 05, 2021

I'm So Over DLC
Dropping a bunch of cash and relearning game controls just to play a few new levels isn't worth it anymore.

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May 05, 2021

Google Remembers Android Tablets Exist, Adds a New Media Hub
A surge in interest for large-screen slates has prompted the company to inject an "Entertainment Space" into the user interface.

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May 05, 2021

Trump's Facebook Ban Is Upheld—For Now
The Facebook Oversight Board is referring its most controversial case back to the company.

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May 05, 2021

Help! How Can I Be a Better Mentor?
There's more to helping someone succeed than giving top-down advice. Megan explains.

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May 05, 2021

Social Apps That Go Suddenly Viral Put Kids at Risk
While parents focus on Facebook and Twitter, children often turn to apps that allow users to remain anonymous, aren't moderated, and that adults have never heard of.

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May 05, 2021

The 9 Best Drones for Every Budget
Whether you want to battle Star Wars spaceships or shoot a cinematic masterpiece, one of these picks is going to be perfect for you.

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May 05, 2021

How Weird, Bouncy Cell Signals Can Help Track Wildfire Smoke
A hazy atmosphere makes data ricochet all over the place. Now scientists think they can use that signal to better predict severe smoke events.

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May 05, 2021

Andy Weir's 'Project Hail Mary' Is 'The Martian,' Again
The author of the hit sci-fi novel explains how he's swapped physics for planetary science and astrobiology.

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May 05, 2021

Forget To-Do Lists. You Really Need a 'Got Done' List
Most digital productivity tools focus on what you have yet to do, but never celebrate what you've accomplished.

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May 05, 2021

It Began As an AI-Fueled Dungeon Game. It Got Much Darker
The game touted its use of the GPT-3 text generator. Then the algorithm started to generate disturbing stories, including sex scenes involving children.

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May 05, 2021

It's Already Time to Stop the Next Pandemic. Can a Prize Help?
Covid-19 is still raging, but so are efforts to nip its successor in the bud—thanks to data sharing, political cooperation, or a multimillion-dollar challenge.

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May 04, 2021

One Question Will Probably Decide the Epic-Apple Lawsuit
It's all about how you define the market.

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May 04, 2021

Made for Love, Handmaid's Tale, and the Trap of Dystopian TV
When failure is the only option, characters—even beloved ones—are left with no place to go.

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May 04, 2021

Facebook Allows Drug Ads to Target Teens, Activists Say
The social network has rules about what can be shown to minors. The Tech Transparency Project found that they aren't being enforced.

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May 04, 2021

Activists Say Facebook Allows Drug Ads to Target Teens
The social network has rules about what can be shown to minors. The Tech Transparency Project found that they aren't being enforced.

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May 04, 2021

A Brief History of Transformers (Not the Robot Kind)
This simple electrical device does much of the fundamental work of modern civilization, and it does so modestly and invisibly.

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May 04, 2021

I Battle My Panic Disorder by Mowing Virtual Lawns
It's Literally Just Mowing, a simple mobile game, has become part of my mental health tool kit. May it inspire you to find one that works for you.

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May 04, 2021

The Power and Pitfalls of Gamification
When tech companies first adopted the technique, there was hardly any science supporting it. Now researchers know when gamelike features help—and when they hurt.

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May 04, 2021

Share Your Memories With Our Favorite Digital Picture Frames
Get your photos off your phone and in front of your friends and family with these connected displays.

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May 04, 2021

The Windmill AC Is Gorgeous and Can Stay Up All Year Long
Finally! An air conditioner I don't want to bash out of my window with a hammer.

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May 04, 2021

Then a Hacker Began Posting Patients' Deepest Secrets Online
A family-run psychotherapy startup grew into a health care giant. It was a huge success—until the data breach and the anonymous ransom notes sent to clients.

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May 04, 2021

They Told Their Therapists Everything. Hackers Leaked It All
A mental health startup built its business on easy-to-use technology. Patients joined in droves. Then came a catastrophic data breach.

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May 04, 2021

When You Jump to Hyperspace, Make Sure You Wear a Seatbelt
May the 4th be with you! If you're hitching a ride on the Millennium Falcon today, you should know a little bit about the bumpy physics of acceleration.

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May 04, 2021

Gummy Bears and Candy Bars Are Casualties of the Pandemic
Shopping online means fewer unplanned purchases. Manufacturers and retailers are testing tactics to bring impulse buying to the web.

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May 03, 2021

Don't Buy Into Facebook's Ad-Tracking Pressure on iOS 14.5
The company tells Apple users that tracking helps keep those platforms "free of charge," but opting out now doesn't mean paying up later.

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May 03, 2021

16 Mother's Day Gift Ideas for the Mom You've Been Missing
Brunch may be out of the question—but you can still send your ma some super comfy pants.

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May 03, 2021

So You Got a Clubhouse Invite. Here's How to Get Started
How do you find your favorite topics? How do you start your own room? Here's how to navigate the audio-only social network.

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May 03, 2021

Where's the Dark Matter? Look for Suspiciously Warm Planets
Physicists calculated that these mysterious particles will betray their location with heat. To prove it, they'll need the most powerful telescopes in the cosmos.

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May 03, 2021

Why Not Turn Airports Into Giant Solar Farms?
Airports have vast swaths of empty land and rooftops. But it's not so easy as just covering everything with solar panels.

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May 03, 2021

A Border Town Confronts the Reality of Police Surveillance
Chula Vista police have deployed drones and other tech. Now residents are pushing back, after reports that data was shared with immigration authorities.

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May 03, 2021

An Artist Was Targeted in a Hate Crime—So She Designed a Game
The pandemic saw a spike in xenophobia against Asians. Digital artist Chanhee Choi decided to fight back in a way only she could.

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